#### Theses/Dissertations from 2020

Modeling Nonlinear Heat Transfer for a Pin-on-Disc Sliding System, Brian A. Boardman

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2019

Statistical L-moment and L-moment Ratio Estimation and their Applicability in Network Analysis, Timothy S. Anderson

Piezoelectric Sensor Crack Detection on Airframe Systems, Kevin J. Lin

Sample Size Requirements and Considerations for Models to Assess Human-Machine System Performance, Jennifer S. G. Lopez

Analyzing a Method to Determine the Utility of Adding a Classification System to a Sequence for Improved Accuracy, Kevin S. Pamilagas

Modeling the Distribution of Lightning Strike Distances Outside a Preexisting Lightning Area, Dawn L. Sanderson

Harmonic Equiangular Tight Frames Comprised of Regular Simplices, Courtney A. Schmitt

Dimension-breaking for Traveling Waves in Interfacial Flows, Matthew W. Seiders

Cocyclic Hadamard Matrices: An Efficient Search Based Algorithm, Jonathan S. Turner

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2018

Shortest Path across Stochastic Network with Correlated Random Arcs, Stephanie M. Boone

Compressive Sampling for Phenotype Classification, Eric L. Brooks

Improving Annual Fixed Wing Maintenance Cost Estimates through Cost Estimating Relationships, Kirsten Bunecke

The Impact of Changing Requirements, James C. Ellis

Lightning Prediction Using Artificial Neural Networks and Electric Field Mill Data, Daniel E. Hill

Analysis of a Medical Center's Cardiac Risk Screening Protocol Using Propensity Score Matching, Jake E. Johnson

An Analysis of the Estimate at Complete for Department of Defense Contracts, Deborah B. Kim

Simulation and Modeling of High Energy Laser-Induced Droplet Shattering In Clouds, Andrew P. Lawrence

Numerical Simulation of High Energy Laser Propagation, Dana F. Morrill

Radial Basis Function Generated Finite Differences for the Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation, Justin Ng

Statistical Inference to Evaluate and Compare the Performance of Correlated Multi-State Classification Systems, Beau A. Nunnally

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2017

Engineering Change Orders and their Impact on DoD Acquisition Contracts, Ian S. Cordell

A Longitudinal Study and Color Rating System of Acquisition Cost Growth, Cory N. D'Amico

The Air Force Fitness Test: Creating New Fitness Assessment Charts Using Waist to Height Ratios, John R. Griffith

Perception vs. Reality: Improving Mission Commander Decision-Making Capabilities by use of Heart Rate Zone Feedback in Training Environments, Caitlin M. Oviatt

Using Multiple and Logistic Regression to Estimate the Median Will-Cost and Probability of Cost and Schedule Overrun for Program Managers, Ryan C. Trudelle

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2016

Synergistic Effects of Phase Folding and Wavelet Denoising with Applications in Light Curve Analysis, Andrew M. Armstrong

Determining the Optimal Work Breakdown Structure for Government Acquisition Contracts, Brian J. Fitzpatrick

Clustering Theory and Data Driven Health Care Strategies, Takayuki Iguchi

Predicting Schedule Duration for Defense Acquisition Programs: Program Initiation to Initial Operational Capability, Christopher A. Jimenez

Predicting Cost Growth Using Programs Reviews and Milestones For DoD Aircraft, Scott J. Kozlak

Analysis and Modeling of U.S. Army Recruiting Markets, Joshua L. McDonald

A Statistical Approach to Characterize and Detect Degradation Within the Barabasi-Albert Network, Mohd-Fairul Mohd-Zaid

Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorder through Brain Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Kyle A. Palko

Time Domain Analysis of Electromagnetic Scattering From Multiple Cavities Embedded in a Ground Plane, Richard P. Uber

Radial Basis Function Based Quadrature over Smooth Surfaces, Maloupu L. Watts

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2015

Symmetry Groups for Linear Programming Relaxations of Orthogonal Array Problems, David M. Arquette

Accuracy of Time Phasing Aircraft Development using the Continuous Distribution Function, Gregory E. Brown

Forecasting DoD Mid-Acquisition Space Program Final Costs Using WBS Level 2 and 3 Data, Rey A. Heron

Modeling Radiation Effectiveness for Inactivation of Bacillus Spores, Emily A. Knight

Recent Advances in Compressed Sensing: Discrete Uncertainty Principles and Fast Hyperspectral Imaging, Megan E. Lewis

Testing the Adequacy of a Semi-Markov Process, Richard S. Seymour

Examining the Return on Investment of Test and Evaluation, Nathan C. Smith

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2014

Statistical Inference on Optimal Points to Evaluate Multi-State Classification Systems, Katherine A. Batterton

Different Formulations of the Orthogonal Array Problem and Their Symmetries, Andrew J. Geyer

Topics in Statistical Calibration, Brandon M. Greenwell

Comparing the Predictive Capabilities of Level Three EVM Cost Data with Level Five EVM Cost Data, Joshua D. Johnson

Modeling Continuous IED Supply Chains, Tony Liu

About Phase: Synthetic Aperture Radar and the Phase Retrieval Problem, Aaron A. Nelson

Analysis of Heat Partitioning During Sliding Contact At High Speed and Pressure, Gracie Y. Paek-Spidell

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2013

A Discrete X-Ray Transform for Chromotomographic Hyperspectral Imaging, David J. Cooke

Cost Growth Above Inflation (CGAI) in Operating and Support (O&S) Costs in Raw Materials for Air Force Aircraft, Gregory J. Ferry

Multivariate and Naïve Bayes Text Classification Approach to Cost Growth Risk in Department of Defense Acquisition Programs, Charlton E. Freeman

Construction, Analysis, and Data-Driven Augmentation of Supersaturated Designs, Alex J. Gutman

Investigation into the Ratio of System Operations and Support Costs to Life-Cycle Costs for Department of Defense Weapon Systems, Gary L. Jones

Foreign Military Sales: A historical review of Argentina's purchases, Juan E. Perot

Distributional Monte Carlo Methods for the Boltzmann Equation, Christopher R. Schrock

Determining Optimal Machine Replacement Events with Periodic Inspection Intervals, Theodore C. Shiveley

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2012

Using Predictive Analytics to Detect Major Problems in Department of Defense Acquisition Programs, Austin W. Dowling

A Dempster-Shafer Method for Multi-Sensor Fusion, Bethany G. Foley

Local Histograms for Per-Pixel Classification, Melody R. Massar

Acquisition Program Problem Detection Using Text Mining Methods, Trevor P. Miller

A Women-only Comparision of the U.S. Air Force Fitness Test and the Marine Combat Fitness Test, Tarah D. Mitchell

Parametrizing Finite Frames and Optimal Frame Completions, Miriam J. Poteet

Determining Angular Frequency from a video with a Generalized Fast Fourier Transform, Lindsay N. Smith

Quantifying Performance Bias in Label Fusion, Alexander M. Venzin

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2011

Analysis of Transient Electromagnetic Scattering from an Overfilled Cavity Embedded in an Impedance Ground Plane, Robert S. Callihan

An Analytical Model of Nanometer Scale Viscoelastic Properties of Polymer Surfaces Measured Using an Atomic Force Microscope, Jacob B. Goldberg

Modeling of Bacillus Spores: Inactivation and Outgrowth, Alexis X. Hurst

Comparison of Development Test and Evaluation and Overall Program Estimate at Completion, William R. Rosado

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2010

Contract over Target Baseline (OTB) Effect on Earned Value Management's Cost Performance Index (CPI), Dennis E. Jack

Consistency Properties for Growth Model Parameters under an Infill Asymptotics Domain, David T. Mills

Predicting over Target Baseline (OTB) Acquisition Contracts, Kristine E. Thickstun

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2009

Modeling Thermal Inactivation of Bacillus Spores, Emily A. Knight

Heat and Current Propagation in Buffered Superconducting and Hyper-conducting Wire, Jesse L. Lynn

An Evaluation of Growth Models as Predictive Tools for Estimates at Completion (EAC), Elizabeth N. Trahan

A Comparison of the U.S. Air Force Fitness Test and Sister Services' Combat-Oriented Fitness Tests, Thomas E. Worden

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2008

Improving Mixed Variable Optimization of Computational and Model Parameters Using Multiple Surrogate Functions, David Bethea

Statistical Approach to the Characterization and Recognition of Human Gaits, Derrick M. Chelliah

Statistical Removal of Shadow for Applications to Gait Recognition, Brian D. Hockersmith

Time-Frequency Analysis of Terahertz Radar Signals for Rapit Heart and Breath Rate Detection, Melody L. Massar

Entire Blow-Up Solutions of Semilinear Elliptic Equations and Systems, Jesse D. Peterson

Predicting Cost and Schedule Growth for Military and Civil Space Systems, Christina F. Rusnock

Estimation of the Number of Microbial Species Comprising a Population, Melanie R. Slattery

Risk-Based Comparison of Classification Systems, Seth B. Wagenman

The ROC Curves of Fused Independent Classification Systems, Michael B. Walsh

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2007

Predicting the Effects of Longitudinal Variables on Cost Schedule Performance, James D. Foreman

Predicting Argentine Jet Fuel Prices, Juan A. Salaverry

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2006

Data Analysis and its Impact on Predicting Schedule & Cost Risk, Steven M. Cross

Doppler-only Multistatic Radar, Dustin G. Mixon

Quantitative Object Reconstruction using Abel Transform Tomography and Mixed Variable Optimization, Kevin R. O'Reilly

Existence of Explosive Solutions to Non-Monotone Semilinear Elliptic Equations, Zachary H. Proano

Statistical Approach to Background Subtraction for Production of High-Quality Silhouettes for Human Gait Recognition, Jennifer J. Samler

Existence of Large Solutions to Semilinear Elliptic Equations with Multiple Terms, David N. Smith

Small Sample Confidence Intervals in Log Space Back-Transformed from Normal Space, Jason E. Tisdel

#### Theses/Dissertations from 2005

Noise Estimation in the Presence of BPSK Digital Burst Transmissions, Susan E. Bettison

Steady State Stress in a Coated Infinite Half-Space Subjected to a Moving Load, Jason M. Cruthirds

Environmental Acoustic Transfer Functions and Filtering Acoustic Signals, Brandon P. Dias

A Sampling and Transformation Approach to Solving Random Differential Equations, Roger A. Erich

Predicting the Cost per Flying Hour for the F-16 Using Programmatic and Operational Variables, Eric M. Hawkes

Quantifying Correlation and Its Effects on System Performance in Classifier Fusion, Christine M. Schubert