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    • Teaching Undergraduate Economics: Emphasize Early the Meaning of Vertical Distances and of Their Summation Over Quantities 

      Interis, Matthew G. (Agricultural and Applied Economics AssociationDepartment of Agricultural EconomicsCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 2019-05)
      Many important economic concepts—for example, deadweight losses, market surplus measures, and concepts preceded by the word “total”—are graphically depicted as areas. Although many students can identify areas like total ...
    • Development of Smart Semiconductor Manufacturing: Operations Research and Data Science Perspectives 

      Khakifirooz, Marzieh; Fathi, Mahdi; Wu, Kan (IEEEDepartment of Industrial and Systems EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019-08-08)
      With advances in information and telecommunication technologies and data-enabled decision making, smart manufacturing can be an essential component of sustainable development. In the era of the smart world, semiconductor ...
    • Rural Hospitals: Economic and Health Implications in Mississippi 

      McDoom, M. Maya; Chang, Cyril; Gnuschke, John; Mirvis, David (Center for Mississippi Health PolicySocial Science Research Center, 2015-08)
      The healthcare delivery and financing systems in the United States are evolving rapidly, and the impact on small rural hospitals is made evident by increasingly common news of closures or employee layoffs. Since 2010, 58 ...
    • Precision Agriculture GIS Technologies for Mississippi, 1st. Edition 

      Fox, Amelia A.A. (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Plant and Soil SciencesCollege of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 2019-08-20)
      Precision agriculture is meant to improve on-farm efficiency in hopes of ultimately increasing profitability while also protecting the environment. However, this difficult process almost always includes the proper management ...
    • Kidney-Related Operations Research: A Review 

      Fathi, Mahdi; Khakifirooz, Marzieh (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Industrial and Systems EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019-08-06)
      Operations research and optimization in healthcare and disease modeling have received significant attention in the last three decades. This article surveys several perspectives of operations research techniques in kidney ...
    • Model Mis-Specification of Generalized Gamma Distribution for Accelerated Lifetime Censored Data 

      Khakifirooz, Marzieh; Tseng, Sheng-Tsaing; Fathi, Mahdi (Mississippi State UniversityDepartment of Industrial and Systems EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019-07-29)
      The performance of reliability inference strongly depends on the modeling of the product’s lifetime distribution. Many products have complex lifetime distributions whose optimal settings are not easily found. Practitioners ...
    • Decision Support for Smart Manufacturing 

      Fathi, Mahdi; Khakifirooz, Marzieh; Pardalos, Panos M.; Power, Daniel J. (IGI Global: International Publisher of Information Science and Technology ResearchDepartment of Industrial and Systems EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019-07-01)
      A post-industrial revolution is encouraging the deployment of novel concepts both for designing smart factories and for creating a new generation of monitoring, control and man-machine collaboration systems. In general, ...
    • Ambient-Intelligent Decision Support System for Smart Manufacturing 

      Fathi, Mahdi; Khakifirooz, Marzieh; Ampatzidis, Yiannis; Pardalos, Panos M. (IGI Global: International Publisher of Information Science and Technology ResearchDepartment of Industrial and Systems EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019-07-01)
      Ambient Intelligence (AmI) refers to a networked environment of computing devices for implementing a "smart" system. AmI is built using sensors and actuators connected through real-time networks. The data and signals ...
    • A Multi-Objective Model for Risk Mitigating in Supply Chain Design 

      Fathi, Mahdi; Nooraei, Vahid; Narenji, Masoud; Mellat-Parast, Mahour; Pardalos, Panagote M. (International Journal of Production ResearchDepartment of Industrial and Systems EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019)
      The goal of this study is to recognise various factors for responsive SCs that affect supply risk and model their impact on SC design and operation. We propose a conceptual model for SC responsiveness that encompasses ...
    • Mowing Effects on Woody Stem Density and Woody and Herbaceous Vegetation Heights along Mississippi Highway Right-of-Ways. 

      Entsminger, Edward D.; Jones, Jeanne C.; Guyton, John W.; Leopold, Bruce D.; Strickland, Bronson K. (Journal of Fish and Wildlife ManagementDepartment of Wildlife, Fisheries and AquacultureCollege of Forest ResourcesForest and Wildlife Research Center (FWRC), 2019-06-11)
      Roadside right-of-ways (ROWs) undergo regular disturbances such as mowing, maintenance, wrecks, and road developments, which affect soils, groundwater, surface hydrology, and the composition of vegetation. Roadsides can ...
    • Compensating Misalignment Using Dynamic Random-Effect Control System: A Case of High-Mixed Wafer Fabrication 

      Khakifirooz, Marzieh; Chien, Chen-Fu; Fathi, Mahdi (IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and EngineeringDepartment of Industrial and Systems EngineeringJames Worth Bagley College of Engineering, 2019-02-19)
      It is vital to have an exclusive modification in semiconductor production process because of meeting differentiated customer demands in dynamic and competitive global minuscule semiconductor technology market and the highly ...
    • Using Family Connections to Create Community Connections: How a Genealogy Fair Can Benefit the Community and the Library 

      Baldwin, DeeDee; McGillan, Jennifer; Kennedy, Corinne (Mississippi Library AssociationUniversity Libraries, 2018)
      The Mississippi State University Libraries Genealogy Fair was founded to assist Mississippians with developing research skills, to encourage genealogists to use resources held by the Libraries, and to create community ...
    • Guidance Counselor Survey 

      Justice, Cheryl; Sherman-Morris, Kathleen; Hall, Kimberly (Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and FoundationsDepartment of GeosciencesCollege of Arts & SciencesCollege of EducationMSU-Meridian, 2015)
      This is a survey created to study guidance/career counselor opinions about the geosciences and other STEM fields, and the career counseling activities they use.
    • Glee, Flash Mobs, and the Creation of Heightened Realities 

      Downey, Elizabeth (RoutledgeUniversity Libraries, 9/20/2016)
      The television series Glee managed to succeed where other musical television series failed. This can be partially attributed to the emergence of flash mob culture and social media in the same time period, which created a ...
    • Streaming Media in an Uncertain Legal Environment: A Model Policy and Best Practices for Academic Libraries 

      Adams, Tina M.; Holland, Claudia C. (Clemson University PressUniversity Libraries, 2017)
      As VCRs and DVD players become obsolete, online course offerings increase, and flipped pedagogy becomes ubiquitous, academic librarians are frequently confronted with requests from instructors for streaming media. The ...
    • Alternative Mowing Regimes’ Influence on Native Plants and Deer. 

      Guyton, John W.; Jones, Jeanne C.; Entsminger, Edward D. (Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), Jackson, MSDepartment of Wildlife, Fisheries and AquacultureCollege of Forest ResourcesForest and Wildlife Research Center, 2014-07)
      This study evaluated mowing regimes, changes in native and non-native plant communities, deer presence in the research plots,and public perception of various management practices on ROWs. No significant difference was found ...
    • Activated Carbon Derived from Pyrolyzed Pinewood Char using Elevated Temperature, KOH, H3PO4, and H2O2. 

      Luo, Yan; Street, Jason T.; Steele, Philip H.; Entsminger, Edward D.; Guda, Vamshi K. (BioResourcesDepartment of Sustainable BioproductsCollege of Forest ResourcesForest and Wildlife Research Center, 2016-10-26)
      Activated carbon was prepared from pyrolyzed pinewood char using KOH, H3PO4, H2O2, and heat-only treatments. Activated carbon prepared by the heat-only treatment had a total surface area of 233.2 m2/g, a total pore volume ...
    • Evaluation of Mowing Frequency on Right-of-Way Plant Communities in Mississippi. 

      Entsminger, Edward D.; Jones, Jeanne C.; Guyton, John W.; Strickland, Bronson K.; Leopold, Bruce D. (Journal of Fish and Wildlife ManagementDepartment of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant PathologyDepartment of Wildlife, Fisheries and AquacultureCollege of Agriculture and Life SciencesCollege of Forest ResourcesForest and Wildlife Research Center, 6/8/2017)
      Native grasses and native wildflowers are declining, especially along roadside right-of-ways because of intensive mowing and herbicide management practices. Roadside right-of-ways undergo regular disturbances such as mowing, ...
    • Assessing the Openness of Anthropology Journals 

      Dale, Melody; Eichmann-Kalwara, Nickoal; Kathuria, Sheeji; Jones, Mary Ann (Journal of Scholarly PublishingUniversity Libraries, 2017-10)
      This study analyzes the extent of gold open access (OA) publishing options in 377 anthropology journals by applying a coding scheme ranging from 0) non-transparent publishing options to 5) fully OA (free to read and ...
    • Mississippi Cooks: Building a Culinary Collection 

      Lee, Deborah (Mississippi Library AssociationUniversity LibrariesMississippi State University Libraries, 2017)