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A Study to Develop Strategies for Proactive Water-Loss Management
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-11-21)
A Study to Develop Strategies for Proactive Water-Loss Management Hyun Jung Park Directed by Dr. Mary Beth Walker Water conservation is one of the important policy concerns. However, most water conservation practices ...
Micropolitans in Georgia
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-07-12)
The introduction of micropolitan areas as an official statistical category has raised questions about this intermediate category of formerly rural places. This thesis explores the conventional idea that small urban areas ...
The Student and Teacher Enhancement Partnership at Georgia Tech: Factors Influencing Successful Partnership
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-08-25)
The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), one of the nations leading engineering schools, has limited institutional history of collaboration with surrounding K-12 schools. K-12 outreach is not a part of Georgia ...
Social Networks and Its Uses in Collaborative Strategies
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-07-27)
In this paper, there are three policy scenarios that are explored and discussed. The first scenario comes from a dataset where little information is known about individual nodes and connection weights are placed based on ...
Changing from the silo model to the horizontal layers model in public policy regulations: the implications and potential for the telecommunications industry
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-12)
The end of the Twentieth Century and the start of the Twenty First Century has been a tumultuous time for the Telecommunications Industry. Even as it moves forward to embrace the new technologies the Industry finds itself ...
A health technology assessment of HIV counseling and testing technologies
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004-06-07)
University research centers and the composition of academic work
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-11-17)
The purpose of this study is to assess the extent to which affiliation with a university research center affects how university scientists allocate their work time across their many academic tasks and responsibilities, ...
Nanotechnology enterprise in the United States: structure and location
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-04-12)
This thesis investigates the structure and location of the nanotechnology enterprise in the United States. Nanotechnology merits focus because of the high degree of innovative activity associated with it and due to its ...
Decision-making in the human subjects review system
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-01-18)
Issues involving the use of human subjects converge at the intersection of research in engineering, science, ethics, medicine, and technology and society. Questions arise about risks and benefits to research participants ...
The Duality of Innovation: Liberation and Economic Competitiveness
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-07-19)
Economic competitiveness and liberation are treated as dual objectives of innovation in traditional industries in developing countries that have endured both slavery and colonization. In developing nations that slave and ...