Below you may find selected research articles from faculty in the Fowler School of Engineering, set to open in fall 2020.

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Submissions from 2022

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Project Metamorphosis: Designing a Dynamic Framework for Converting Musical Compositions into Paintings, Rao Hamza Ali, Grace Fong, and Erik Linstead

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Automated Identification of Astronauts on Board the International Space Station: A Case Study in Space Archaeology, Rao Hamza Ali, Amir Kanan Kashefi, Alice C. Gorman, Justin St. P. Walsh, and Erik J. Linstead

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A Large-Scale Sentiment Analysis of Tweets Pertaining to the 2020 US Presidential Election, Rao Hamza Ali, Gabriela Pinto, Evelyn Lawrie, and Erik J. Linstead

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Manipulating Image Luminance to Improve Eye Gaze and Verbal Behavior in Autistic Children, LouAnne Boyd, Vincent Berardi, Deanna Hughes, Franceli L. Cibrian, Jazette Johnson, Viseth Sean, Eliza DelPizzo-Cheng, Brandon Mackin, Ayra Tusneem, Riya Mody, Sara Jones, and Karen Lotich

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Cognality VR: Exploring a Mobile VR App with Multiple Stakeholders to Reduce Meltdowns in Autistic Children, LouAnne E. Boyd, Espen Garner, Ian Kim, and Gianna Valencia

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Interspecific Differences in the Flow Regimes and Drag of North Pacific Skate Egg Cases, Kayla C. Hall, Jaida N. Elcock, Gerald R. Hoff, Duane E. Stevenson, Adam P. Summers, and Cassandra M. Donatelli

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Using a Small Dataset to Classify Strength-Interactions with an Elastic Display: A Case Study for the Screening of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Ivonne Monarca, Franceli L. Cibrian, Edgar Chavez, and Monica Tentori

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Applications of Unsupervised Machine Learning in Autism Spectrum Disorder Research: a Review, Chelsea Parlett-Pelleriti, Elizabeth Stevens, Dennis R. Dixon, and Erik J. Linstead

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A Deep Learning-based Approach to Extraction of Filler Morphology in SEM Images with the Application of Automated Quality Inspection, Md. Fashiar Rahman, Tzu-Liang Bill Tseng, Jianguo Wu, Yuxin Wen, and Yirong Lin

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Classifying Toe Walking Gait Patterns Among Children Diagnosed With Idiopathic Toe Walking Using Wearable Sensors and Machine Learning Algorithms, Rahul Soangra, Yuxin Wen, Hualin Yang, and Marybeth Grant-Beuttler

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A Neural Network based Proportional Hazard Model for IoT Signal Fusion and Failure Prediction, Yuxin Wen, Xingxin Guo, Junbo Son, and Jianguo Wu

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Time-to-Event Modeling for Hospital Length of Stay Prediction for COVID-19 Patients, Yuxin Wen, Md. Fashiar Rahman, Yan Zhuang, Michael Pokojovy, Honglun Xu, Peter McCaffrey, Alexander Vo, Eric Walser, Scott Moen, and Tzu-Liang Bill Tseng

Submissions from 2021

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An Equational Approach to Enriched Distrubitivity, Adriana Balan and Alexander Kurz

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Parents’ Perspectives on a Smartwatch Intervention for Children with ADHD: Rapid Deployment and Feasibility Evaluation of a Pilot Intervention to Support Distance Learning During COVID-19, Franceli L. Cibrian, Elissa Monteiro, Elizabeth Ankrah, Jesus A. Beltran, Arya Tavakoulnia, Sabrina E. B. Schuck, Gillian R. Hayes, and Kimberley D. Lakes

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Serious Games for Basic Learning Mechanisms: Reinforcing Mexican Children’s Gross Motor Skills and Attention, Raymundo Cornejo, Fernando Martínez, Vania C. Álvarez, Claudia Barraza, Franceli L. Cibrian, Ana I. Martínez-García, and Mónica Tentori

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Body and Tail Coordination in the Bluespot Salamander (Ambystoma laterale) During Limb Regeneration, Cassandra M. Donatelli, Keegan Lutek, Keshav Gupta, and Emily M. Standen

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Foretelling the Flex - Vertebral Shape and Swimming Kinematics in Fishes, Cassandra M. Donatelli, Alexus S. Roberts, Eric Scott, Kylene DeSmith, Dexter Summers, Layanne Abu-Bader, Dana Baxter, Emily M. Standen, Marianne E. Porter, Adam P. Summers, and Eric D. Tytell

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Assessing the Vertical Displacement of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam during Its Filling Using DInSAR Technology and Its Potential Acute Consequences on the Downstream Countries, Hesham el-Askary, Amr Fawzy, Rejoice Thomas, Wenzhao Li, Nicholas LaHaye, Erik Linstead, Thomas Piechota, Daniele Struppa, and Mohamed Abdelaty Sayed

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Unsupervised Machine Learning for Identifying Challenging Behavior Profiles to Explore Cluster-Based Treatment Efficacy in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Retrospective Data Analysis Study, Julie Gardner-Hoag, Marlena N. Novack, Chelsea Parlett-Pelleriti, Elizabeth Stevens, Dennis Dixon, and Erik Linstead

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Emergence of Non-Hexagonal Crystal Packing of Deswollen and Deformed Ultra-Soft Microgels under Osmotic Pressure Control, Molla R. Islam, Rachel Nguyen, and L. Andrew Lyon

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A Quantitative Validation of Multi-Modal Image Fusion and Segmentation for Object Detection and Tracking, Nicholas LaHaye, Michael J. Garay, Brian D. Bue, Hesham el-Askary, and Erik Linstead

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Investigating Decadal Changes of Multiple Hydrological Products and Land-Cover Changes in the Mediterranean Region for 2009–2018, Wenzhao Li, Sachi Perera, Erik Linstead, Rejoice Thomas, Hesham el-Askary, Thomas Piechota, and Daniele Struppa

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Digital Markers of Autism, Ivonne Monarca, Franceli L. Cibrian, and Monica Tentori

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Feel and Touch: A Haptic Mobile Game to Assess Tactile Processing, Ivonne Monarca, Monica Tentori, and Franceli L. Cibrian

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An Adaptive Model to Support Biofeedback in AmI Environments: A Case Study in Breathing Training for Autism, Arturo Morales, Franceli L. Cibrian, Luis A. Castro, and Monica Tentori

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Online Laboratory Course using Low Tech Supplies to Introduce Digital Logic Design Concepts, Dhanya Nair

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Scalability of the Size of Patterns Drawn Using Tactile Hand Guidance, Dhanya Nair

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Handwriting Correction System using Wearable Sleeve with Optimal Tactor Configuration, Dhanya Nair, Grant Stankaitis, Sean Duback, Robert Geoffrion, and Justin B. Jackson

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Implementing Inverse Design Tools for Plasmonic Digital Logic Devices, Krishna Narayan and Mark C. Harrison

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A Tail of Four Fishes: An Analysis of Kinematics and Material Properties of Elongate Fishes, Lydia F. Naughton, Sebastian Kruppert, Beverly Jackson, Marianne E. Porter, and Cassandra M. Donatelli

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Opioid Use for Adolescents at US Emergency Departments, Michael T. Phan, Daniel M. Tomaszewski, Cody Arbuckle, Sun Yang, Candice D. Donaldson, Michelle A. Fortier, Brooke Jenkins, Erik Linstead, and Zeev N. Kain

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Evaluating the 0–10 Point Pain Scale on Adolescent Opioid Use in US Emergency Departments, Michael T. Phan, Daniel M. Tomaszewski, Cody Arbuckle, Sun Yang, Brooke Jenkins, Michelle A. Fortier, Theodore Heyming, Erik Linstead, Candice Donaldson, and Zeev N. Kain

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Let's Read: Designing a Smart Display Application to Support CODAS When Learning Spoken Language, Katie Rodeghiero, Yingying Yuki Chen, Annika M. Hettmann, and Franceli L. Cibrian

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Future Tail Tales: A Forward-Looking, Integrative Perspective on Tail Research, M. J. Schwaner, S. T. Hsieh, I. Braasch, S. Bradley, C. B. Campos, C. E. Collins, Cassandra M. Donatelli, F. E. Fish, O. E. Fitch, B. E. Flammang, B. E. Jackson, A. Jusufi, P. J. Mekdara, A. Patel, B. J. Swalla, M. Vickaryous, and C. P. McGowan

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On-Device Deep Learning Inference for System-on-Chip (SoC) Architectures, Tom Springer, Elia Eiroa-Lledo, Elizabeth Stevens, and Erik Linstead

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Hierarchical Scheduling for Real-Time Periodic Tasks in Symmetric Multiprocessing, Tom Springer and Peiyi Zhao

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Association Between Coffee Intake and Incident Heart Failure Risk: A Machine Learning Analysis of the FHS, the ARIC Study, and the CHS, Laura M. Stevens, Erik Linstead, Jennifer L. Hall, and David P. Kao

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Recent Advances and Trends of Predictive Maintenance from Data-driven Machine Prognostics Perspective, Yuxin Wen, Md. Fashiar Rahman, Honglun Xu, and Tzu-Liang Bill Tseng

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Clock Gating Flip-Flop using Embedded XoR Circuitry, Peiyi Zhao, William Cortes, Congyi Zhu, and Tom Springer

Submissions from 2020

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A Machine Learning Approach to Delineating Neighborhoods from Geocoded Appraisal Data, Rao Hamza Ali, Josh Graves, Stanley Wu, Jenny Lee, and Erik Linstead

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Exploring the Efficacy of Transfer Learning in Mining Image‑based Software Artifacts, Natalie Best, Jordan Ott, and Erik J. Linstead

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Boyd and Blaser: An Uneven COVID-19 Toll in Orange County and Elsewhere — Orange County Isn’t the World, But is Part of It, Art Blaser and LouAnne Boyd

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The Natural Historian’s Guide to the CT Galaxy: Step-by-Step Instructions for Preparing and Analyzing Computed Tomographic (CT) Data Using Cross-Platform, Open Access Software, T. J. Buser, O. F. Boyd, A. Cortés, Cassandra M. Donatelli, M. A. Kolmann, J. L. Luparell, J. A. Pfeiffenberger, B. L. Sidlauskas, and A. P. Summers

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Combining Eye Tracking and Verbal Response to Understand the Impact of a Global Filter, Franceli L. Cibrian, Jazette Johnson, Viseth Sean, Hollis Pass, and LouAnne Boyd

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Supporting Self-Regulation of Children with ADHD Using Wearables: Tensions and Design Challenges, Franceli L. Cibrian, Kimberley D. Lakes, Arya Tavakoulnia, Kayla Guzman, Sabrina Schuck, and Gillian R. Hayes

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Interactive Sonification to Assist Children with Autism During Motor Therapeutic Interventions, Franceli L. Cibrian, Judith Ley-Flores, Joseph W. Newbold, Aneesha Singh, Nadia Bianchi-Berthouze, and Monica Tentori

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Supporting Coordination of Children with ASD Using Neurological Music Therapy: A Pilot Randomized Control Trial Comparing an Elastic Touch-Display with Tambourines, Franceli L. Cibrian, Melisa Madrigal, Marina Avelais, and Monica Tentori

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Developing Employment Environments Where Individuals with ASD Thrive: Using Machine Learning to Explore Employer Policies and Practices, Amy Jane Griffiths, Amy E. Hurley Hanson, Cristina M. Giannantonio, Sneha Kohli Mathur, Kayleigh Hyde, and Erik Linstead

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Nonlinear Nanophotonic Devices in the Ultraviolet to Visible Wavelength Range, Jinghan He, Hong Chen, Jin Hu, Jingan Zhou, Yingmu Zhang, Andre Kovach, Constantine Sideris, Mark C. Harrison, Yuji Zhao, and Andrea M. Armani

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Deswelling Studies of pH and Temperature-sensitive Ultra-low Cross-linked Microgels with Cross-linked Cores, Molla R. Islam and L. Andrew Lyon

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Design and Synthesis of Core–Shell Microgels with One‐Step Clickable Crosslinked Cores and Ultralow Crosslinked Shells, Molla R. Islam, Chelsea Nguy, Sanika Pandit, and L. Andrew Lyon

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Swimming and Defence: Competing Needs Across Ontogeny in Armoured Fishes (Agonidae), M. A. Kolmann, T. Peixoto, J. A. Pfeiffenberger, A. P. Summers, and Cassandra M. Donatelli

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Tunable Metasurface-based Waveplates- A Proposal Using Inverse Design, Nasim Mohammadi Estrakhri and Nader Engheta

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Electromagnetic Funnel: Reflectionless Transmission and Guiding of Wave through Subwavelength Apertures, Nasim Mohammadi Estrakhri, Nader Engheta, and Raphael Kastner

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A Fortran-Keras Deep Learning Bridge for Scientific Computing, Jordan Ott, Mike Pritchard, Natalie Best, Erik Linstead, Milan Curcic, and Pierre Baldi

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Circus in Motion: A Multimodal Exergame Supporting Vestibular Therapy for Children with Autism, Oscar Peña, Franceli L. Cibrian, and Monica Tentori

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Forecasting Vegetation Health in the MENA Region by Predicting Vegetation Indicators with Machine Learning Models, Sachi Perera, Wenzhao Li, Erik Linstead, and Hesham el-Askary

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Exploring the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire, Clinical Impairment Assessment, and Autism Quotient to Identify Eating Disorder Vulnerability: A Cluster Analysis, Natalia Stewart Rosenfield and Erik Linstead

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ML-MEDIC: A Preliminary Study of an Interactive Visual Analysis Tool Facilitating Clinical Applications of Machine Learning for Precision Medicine, Laura Stevens, David Kao, Jennifer Hall, Carsten Görg, Kaitlyn Abdo, and Erik Linstead

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Automatic Detection of Dynamic and Static Activities of the Older Adults Using a Wearable Sensor and Support Vector Machines, Jian Zhang, Rahul Soangra, and Thurmon E. Lockhart

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Highly Swelling pH-Responsive Microgels for Dual Mode Near Infra-Red Fluorescence Reporting and Imaging, Mingning Zhu, Dongdong Lu, Qing Lian, Shanglin Wu, Wenkai Wang, L. Andrew Lyon, Weiguang Wan, Paulo Bártolo, Mark Dickinson, and Brian R. Saunders

Submissions from 2019

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Exploring the Relationship of Digital Information Sources and Medication Adherence, Cody Arbuckle, Daniel Tomaszewski, Lawrence Brown, Jon C. Schommer, Donald Morisky, Chelsea Parlett-Pelleriti, and Erik J. Linstead

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A (Co)algebraic Approach to Hennessy-Milner Theorems for Weakly Expressive Logics, Zeinab Bakhtiari, Helle Hvid Hansen, and Alexander Kurz

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Extending Set Functors to Generalised Metric Spaces, Adriana Balan, Alexander Kurz, and Jiří Velebil

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Paper Prototyping Comfortable VR Play for Diverse Sensory Needs, LouAnne E. Boyd, Kendra Day, Ben Wasserman, Kaitlyn Abdo, Gillian Hayes, and Erik J. Linstead

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Three-Dimensional Movements of the Pectoral Fin During Yaw Turns in the Pacific Spiny Dogfish, Squalus suckleyi, Sarah L. Hoffman, Cassandra M. Donatelli, Samantha C. Leigh, Elizabeth L. Brainerd, and Marianne E. Porter

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Applications of Supervised Machine Learning in Autism Spectrum Disorder Research: A Review, Kayleigh K. Hyde, Marlena N. Novack, Nicholas LaHaye, Chelsea Parlett-Pelleriti, Raymond Anden, Dennis R. Dixon, and Erik Linstead

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Deswelling Induced Morphological Changes in Dual pH and Temperature Responsive Ultra-Low Crosslinked Poly (N-isopropyl acrylamide)-co-Acrylic Acid Microgels, Molla R. Islam, Maddie Tumbarello, and L. Andrew Lyon

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Nanogels and Microgels: From Model Colloids to Applications, Recent Developments, and Future Trends, Mattias Karg, Andrij Pich, Thomas Hellweg, Todd Hoare, L. Andrew Lyon, J. J. Crassous, Daisuke Suzuki, Rustam A. Gumerov, Stefanie Schneider, Igor I. Potemkin, and Walter Richtering

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Exploring the Applicability of Low‑Shot Learning in Mining Software Repositories, Jordan Ott, Abigail Atchison, and Erik J. Linstead

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Exploring Age-Related Metamemory Differences using Modified Brier Scores and Hierarchical Clustering, Chelsea Parlett-Pelleriti, Grace C. Lin, Masha R. Jones, Erik Linstead, and Susanne M. Jaeggi

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Identification and Analysis of Behavioral Phenotypes in Autism Spectrum Disorder via Unsupervised Machine Learning, Elizabeth Stevens, Dennis R. Dixon, Marlena N. Novack, Doreen Granpeesheh, Tristram Smith, and Erik Linstead

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A Virtual Reality System for Practicing Conversation Skills for Children with Autism, Natalia Stewart Rosenfield, Kathleen Lamkin, Jennifer Re, Kendra Day, LouAnne E. Boyd, and Erik J. Linstead

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vrSensory: Designing Inclusive Virtual Games with Neurodiverse Children, Ben Wasserman, Derek Prate, Bryce Purnell, Alex Muse, Kaitlyn Abdo, Kendra Day, and LouAnne Boyd

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Using Green Emitting pH-Responsive Nanogels to Report Environmental Changes within Hydrogels: A Nanoprobe for Versatile Sensing, Mingning Zhu, Dongdong Lu, Shanglin Wu, Qing Lian, Wenkai Wang, L. Andrew Lyon, Weiguang Wang, Paulo Bártolo, and Brian R. Saunders

Submissions from 2018

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Evaluating Factors Impacting Medication Adherence Among Rural, Urban, and Suburban Populations, Cody Arbuckle, Daniel M. Tomaszewski, Benjamin D. Aronson, Lawrence M. Brown, Jon C. Schommer, Donald Morisky, and Erik J. Linstead

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Wearable Assistive Technologies for Autism: Opportunities and Challenges, Emma Mansouri Benssassi, Juan-Carlos Gomez, LouAnne E. Boyd, Gillian R. Hayes, and Juan Ye

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Leveling the Playing Field: Supporting Neurodiversity via Virtual Realities, LouAnne E. Boyd, Kendra Day, Natalia Stewart, Kaitlyn Abdo, Kathleen Lamkin, and Erik J. Linstead

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Prototype of a Fish Inspired Swimming Silk Robot, Cassandra M. Donatelli, Sarah A. Bradner, Juanita Mathews, Erin Sanders, Casey R. Culligan, David Kaplan, and Eric D. Tytell

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Meral Spot Total Reflectance Signals Weapon Performance in the Mantis Shrimp Neogonodactylus oerstedii (Stomatopoda), Amanda M. Franklin, Cassandra M. Donatelli, Casey R. Culligan, and Eric D. Tytell

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Evaluation of Spatial Generalization Characteristics of a Robust Classifier as Applied to Coral Reef Habitats in Remote Islands of the Pacific Ocean, Justin J. Gapper, Hesham el-Askary, Erik J. Linstead, and Thomas Piechota

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Topography and Function of Challenging Behaviors in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Esther Hong, Dennis R. Dixon, Elizabeth Stevens, Claire O. Burns, and Erik Linstead

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Microgel Core/Shell Architectures as Targeted Agents for Fibrinolysis, Purva Kodlekere and L. Andrew Lyon

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PaU: Diseño de un exergame en una superficie elástica para niños con autismo severo, Gloria I. Monarca, Arturo Morales-Téllez, Franceli L. Cibrian, and Mónica Tentori

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Low-Threshold Lasing and Coherent Perfect Absorption in the Generalized PT-Symmetric Optical Structures, Maryam Sakhdari, Nasim Mohammadi Estrakhri, Hakan Bagci, and Pai-Yen Chen

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Trends in Opioid Use in Pediatric Patients in US Emergency Departments From 2006 to 2015, Daniel M. Tomaszewski, Cody Arbuckle, Sun Yang, and Erik J. Linstead

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Enhancing Clot Properties Through Fibrin-Specific Self-Cross-Linked PEG Side-Chain Microgels, Nicole Welsch, Ashley C. Brown, Thomas H. Barker, and L. Andrew Lyon

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Degradation Modeling and RUL Prediction Using Wiener Process Subject to Multiple Change Points and Unit Heterogeneity, Yuxin Wen, Jianguo Wu, Devashish Das, and Tzu-Liang Bill Tseng

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Multiple-Change-Point Modeling and Exact Bayesian Inference of Degradation Signal for Prognostic Improvement, Yuxin Wen, Jianguo Wu, Qiang Matthew Zhou, and Tzu-Liang Bill Tseng

Submissions from 2017

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T-Time: A Data Repository of T Cell and Calcium Release-Activated Calcium Channel Activation Imagery, Cody Arbuckle, Milton L. Greenberg, Adrienne Bergh, Rene German, Nick Sirago, and Erik J. Linstead

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BendableSound: An Elastic Multisensory Surface Using Touch-based interactions to Assist Children with Severe Autism During Music Therapy, Franceli L. Cibrian, Oscar Peña, Deysi Ortega, and Monica Tentori

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The Positivication of Coalgebraic Logics, Fredrik Dahlqvist and Alexander Kurz

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High-Speed "4D" Computational Microscopy of Bacterial Surface Motility, Jaime de Anda, Ernest Y. Lee, Calvin K. Lee, Rachel R. Bennett, Xiang Ji, Soheil Soltani, Mark C. Harrison, Amy E. Baker, Yun Luo, Tom Chou, Georgia A. O'Toole, Andrea M. Armani, Ramin Golestanian, and Gerald C. L. Wong

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Soft Foam Robot with Caterpillar-Inspired Gait Regimes for Terrestrial Locomotion, Cassandra M. Donatelli, Zachary T. Serlin, Piers Echols-Jones, Anthony E. Scibelli, Alexandra Cohen, Jeanne-Marie Musca, Shane Rozen-Levy, David Buckingham, Robert White, and Barry A. Trimmer

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Long Axis Twisting During Locomotion of Elongate Fishes, Cassandra M. Donatelli, Adam P. Summers, and Eric D. Tytell

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Dynamic Assembly of Ultrasoft Colloidal Networks Enables Cell Invasion Within Restrictive Fibrillar Polymers, Alison M. Douglas, Alexandros A. Fragkopoulos, Michelle K. Gaines, L. Andrew Lyon, Alberto Fernandez-Nieves, and Thomas H. Barker

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Remote Sensing Observation of Annual Dust Cycles and Possible Causality of Kawasaki Disease Outbreaks in Japan, Hesham el-Askary, Nick LaHaye, Erik J. Linstead, William A. Sprigg, and Magdi Yacoub

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Features of Agent-based Models, Reiko Heckel, Alexander Kurz, and Edmund Chattoe-Brown

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Foreword: Special Issue on Coalgebraic Logic, Alexander Kurz

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Quasivarieties and Varieties of Ordered Algebras: Regularity and Exactness, Alexander Kurz