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    • Personalized mobile tools to support the cancer trajectory 

      Jacobs, Maia L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-11-13)
      When managing cancer, people encounter many physical, emotional, social, and logistical challenges that impede on their quality of life and their ability to effectively manage their health. Helping people overcome these ...
    • Personalized search and recommendation for health information resources 

      Crain, Steven P. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-08-24)
      Consumers face several challenges using the Internet to fill health-related needs. (1) In many cases, they face a language gap as they look for information that is written in unfamiliar technical language. (2) Medical ...
    • Phase transitions in spin systems: uniqueness, reconstruction and mixing time 

      Yang, Linji (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-04-02)
      Spin systems are powerful mathematical models widely used and studied in Statistical Physics and Computer Science. This thesis focuses the study of spin systems on colorings and weighted independent sets (the hard-core ...
    • Phase transitions in the complexity of counting 

      Galanis, Andreas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-05-16)
      A recent line of works established a remarkable connection for antiferromagnetic 2-spin systems, including the Ising and hard-core models, showing that the computational complexity of approximating the partition function ...
    • A phenomenalistic theory of the development of science 

      Jones, Warren Thomas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1973-08)
    • Photo engagement: how presentation and content of images impact their engagement and diffusion 

      Bakhshi, Saeideh (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-08-22)
      The type of media shared through social media channels has shifted from text content to include an increasingly large number of images. Visual traces resulting from people's online social behavior have the potential to ...
    • Physical computing education: Designing for student authorship of values-based learning experiences 

      DesPortes, Kayla Surry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-07-31)
      No one should have to conform or assimilate in order to participate in the design and creation of technology; however, this is the reality facing many students today. Prior research suggests that the issues surrounding ...
    • Physics-based reinforcement learning for autonomous manipulation 

      Scholz, Jonathan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-08-21)
      With recent research advances, the dream of bringing domestic robots into our everyday lives has become more plausible than ever. Domestic robotics has grown dramatically in the past decade, with applications ranging from ...
    • Plago: A system for plagiarism detection and intervention in massive courses 

      Guida, Carmine T. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019-07-22)
      Plago is as a tool for Instructors and TAs, especially in massive (200+ students) courses. Plago imports students’ essay style PDF assignment submissions directly from Canvas LMS and prepares them for scanning for plagiarism. ...
    • A Pliable Hybrid Architecture for Code Isolation 

      Ganev, Ivan Borissov (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-05-03)
      The unprecedented growth of computing power and communication bandwidth in the last few decades has driven an explosion in the size and complexity of application software. Specifically, it has spurred an almost universal ...
    • Point process modeling and optimization of social networks 

      Farajtabar, Mehrdad (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-04-05)
      Online social media such as Facebook and Twitter and communities such as Wikipedia and Stackoverflow turn to become an inseparable part of today's lifestyle. Users usually participate via a variety of ways like sharing ...
    • Policy-based exploration for efficient reinforcement learning 

      Subramanian, Kaushik (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020-04-25)
      Reinforcement Learning (RL) is the field of research focused on solving sequential decision-making tasks modeled as Markov Decision Processes. Researchers have shown RL to be successful at solving a variety of problems ...
    • Polling systems and their applications in metropolitan area networks 

      Cheng, Xian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1987-05)
    • Power Management in Disruption Tolerant Networks 

      Jun, Hyewon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-11-14)
      Disruption Tolerant Networks (DTNs) are mobile wireless networks that are designed to work in highly-challenged environments where the density of nodes is insufficient to support direct end-to-end communication. Recent ...
    • Practical authentication in large-scale internet applications 

      Dacosta, Italo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-07-03)
      Due to their massive user base and request load, large-scale Internet applications have mainly focused on goals such as performance and scalability. As a result, many of these applications rely on weaker but more efficient ...
    • Practical water animation using physics and image based methods 

      Wang, Huamin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-08-21)
      Generating natural phenomena in a virtual world has a number of practical applications. Thanks to the rich and complicated details in the real world, the goal of realistically and efficiently reproducing natural phenomena ...
    • A pre-scheduler and management model for a class of computer-user systems 

      Hoffman, John Marion (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1971-05)
    • Prediction of secondary structures for large RNA molecules 

      Mathuriya, Amrita (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-12)
      The prediction of correct secondary structures of large RNAs is one of the unsolved challenges of computational molecular biology. Among the major obstacles is the fact that accurate calculations scale as O(n⁴), so the ...
    • Predictive models for online human activities 

      Yang, Shuang-Hong (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-04-04)
      The availability and scale of user generated data in online systems raises tremendous challenges and opportunities to analytic study of human activities. Effective modeling of online human activities is not only fundamental ...
    • Preventing abuse of online communities 

      Irani, Danesh (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-07-02)
      Online communities are growing at a phenomenal rate and with the large number of users these communities contain, attackers are drawn to exploit these users. Denial of information (DoI) attacks and information leakage ...