Crecimiento diamétrico de especies arbóreas en un bosque estacional de los Llanos occidentales de Venezuela (open access)

Crecimiento diamétrico de especies arbóreas en un bosque estacional de los Llanos occidentales de Venezuela

Article discussing the diametric tree growth in functional groups species in a seasonal forest of the Venezuelan western plains.
Date: 2009
Creator: Angulo, Hirma Ramírez; Acevedo, Miguel F.; Ataroff, Michele & Torres-Lezama, Armando
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Impact Resistant Flexible Body Device (open access)

Impact Resistant Flexible Body Device

Patent relating to an impact resistant device that can be worn as body armor to protect the wearer from high velocity projectiles.
Date: August 13, 2008
Creator: Biermann, Paul J.; Roberts, Jack C. & Reidy, Richard F.
Object Type: Patent
System: The UNT Digital Library

Robocamp: Encouraging Young Women to Embrace STEM

This presentation discusses Robocamp, a special summer camp that was created by the University of North Texas (UNT) Computer Science and Engineering department. Robocamp successfully promotes engineering among high school women.
Date: February 2009
Creator: Akl, Robert G.; Keathly, David & Garlick, Ryan
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Tantra: A fast PRNG algorithm and its implementation (open access)

Tantra: A fast PRNG algorithm and its implementation

This paper discusses Tantra. Tantra is a novel Pseudorandom number generator (PRNG) design that provides a long sequence high quality pseudorandom numbers at very high rate both in software and hardware implementations.
Date: June 2009
Creator: Gomathisankaran, Mahadevan & Lee, Ruby Bei-Loh
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Maya: A Novel Block Encryption Function (open access)

Maya: A Novel Block Encryption Function

This paper discusses a novel block encryption function.
Date: May 2009
Creator: Gomathisankaran, Mahadevan & Lee, Ruby Bei-Loh
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Combining Lexical Resources for Contextual Synonym Expansion (open access)

Combining Lexical Resources for Contextual Synonym Expansion

This paper discusses combining lexical resources for contextual synonym expansion.
Date: 2009
Creator: Sinha, Ravi & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Cross-lingual Semantic Relatedness Using Encyclopedic Knowledge (open access)

Cross-lingual Semantic Relatedness Using Encyclopedic Knowledge

This paper discusses cross-lingual semantic relatedness using encyclopedic knowledge.
Date: August 2009
Creator: Hassan, Samer & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Integrating Knowledge for Subjectivity Sense Labeling (open access)

Integrating Knowledge for Subjectivity Sense Labeling

This paper discusses integrating knowledge for subjectivity sense labeling.
Date: May 2009
Creator: Gyamfi, Yaw; Wiebe, Janyce M.; Mihalcea, Rada, 1974- & Akkaya, Cem
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Learning to Identify Educational Materials (open access)

Learning to Identify Educational Materials

This paper discusses learning to identify educational materials.
Date: 2009
Creator: Hassan, Samer & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Linguistic Ethnography: Identifying Dominant Word Classes in Text (open access)

Linguistic Ethnography: Identifying Dominant Word Classes in Text

This paper discusses linguistic ethnography.
Date: March 2009
Creator: Pulman, Stephen & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Subjectivity Word Sense Disambiguation (open access)

Subjectivity Word Sense Disambiguation

This paper investigates a new task, subjectivity word sense disambiguation (SWSD), which is to automatically determine which word instances in a corpus are being used with subjective senses, and which are being used with objective senses.
Date: August 2009
Creator: Akkaya, Cem; Wiebe, Janyce M. & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Text-to-text Semantic Similarity for Automatic Short Answer Grading (open access)

Text-to-text Semantic Similarity for Automatic Short Answer Grading

In this paper, the authors explore unsupervised techniques for the task of automatic short answer grading.
Date: March 2009
Creator: Mohler, Michael & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Decomposition of Human-Written Book Summaries (open access)

The Decomposition of Human-Written Book Summaries

In this paper, the authors evaluate the extent to which human-written book summaries can be obtained through cut-and-paste operations from the original book. The authors analyze the effect of the parameters involved in the decomposition algorithm, and highlight the distinctions in coverage obtained for different summary types.
Date: March 2009
Creator: Ceylan, Hakan & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Lie Detector: Explorations in the Automatic Recognition of Deceptive Language (open access)

The Lie Detector: Explorations in the Automatic Recognition of Deceptive Language

This paper discusses explorations in the automatic recognition of deceptive language.
Date: 2009
Creator: Mihalcea, Rada, 1974- & Strapparava, Carlo, 1962-
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Topic Identification Using Wikipedia Graph Centrality (open access)

Topic Identification Using Wikipedia Graph Centrality

This paper presents a method for automatic topic identification using a graph-centrality algorithm applied to an encyclopedic graph derived from Wikipedia. When tested on a data set with manually assigned topics, the system is found to significantly improve over a simpler baseline that does not make use of the external encyclopedic knowledge.
Date: May 2009
Creator: Coursey, Kino High & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Toward Communicating Simple Sentences Using Pictorial Representations (open access)

Toward Communicating Simple Sentences Using Pictorial Representations

This article discusses communicating simple sentences using pictorial representations.
Date: April 2009
Creator: Mihalcea, Rada, 1974- & Leong, Ben
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Using Encyclopedic Knowledge for Automatic Topic Identification (open access)

Using Encyclopedic Knowledge for Automatic Topic Identification

This paper presents a method for automatic topic identification using an encyclopedic graph derived from Wikipedia. The system is found to exceed the performance of previously proposed machine learning algorithms for topic identification, with an annotation consistency comparable to human annotations.
Date: May 2009
Creator: Coursey, Kino High; Mihalcea, Rada, 1974- & Moen, William E.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Real-Time Systems: An Introduction and the State-of-the-Art (open access)

Real-Time Systems: An Introduction and the State-of-the-Art

This encyclopedia article gives an overview of the broad area of real-time systems. This task is daunting because real-time systems are everywhere, and yet no generally accepted definition differentiates real-time systems from non-real-time systems.
Date: March 16, 2009
Creator: Kavi, Krishna M.; Akl, Robert G. & Hurson, Ali
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Effect of an Enhanced Channel Assignment Algorithm on an IEEE 802.11 WLAN (open access)

The Effect of an Enhanced Channel Assignment Algorithm on an IEEE 802.11 WLAN

This article discusses the effect of an enhanced channel assignment algorithm on an IEEE 802.11 WLAN.
Date: December 2009
Creator: Haidar, Mohamad; Al-Rizzo, Hussain Mudhaffar Younis, 1957-; Akl, Robert G. & El-Bazzal, Zouhair
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Non-Uniform Grid-Based Routing in Sensor Networks (open access)

Non-Uniform Grid-Based Routing in Sensor Networks

This paper discusses non-uniform grid-based routing in sensor networks.
Date: 2009
Creator: Akl, Robert G.; Kadiyala, Priyanka & Haidar, Mohamad
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Nonuniform Grid-Based Coordinated Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks (open access)

Nonuniform Grid-Based Coordinated Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks

This article discusses nonuniform grid-based coordinated routing in wireless sensor networks.
Date: 2009
Creator: Akl, Robert G.; Kadiyala, Priyanka & Haidar, Mohamad
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Robocamp: Encouraging Young Women to Embrace STEM (open access)

Robocamp: Encouraging Young Women to Embrace STEM

This paper describes the efforts and results of a plan for actively recruiting students to undergraduate computer science and engineering programs at the University of North Texas (UNT). Such recruitment of students is critical to the country's efforts to increase the number of engineering professionals, and is a priority for the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department at UNT.
Date: February 2009
Creator: Akl, Robert G. & Keathly, David
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Throughput Validation of an Advanced Channel Assignment Algorithm in IEEE 802.11 WLAN (open access)

Throughput Validation of an Advanced Channel Assignment Algorithm in IEEE 802.11 WLAN

In this article, an enhanced channel-assignment algorithm at the Access Points (APs) of a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) is validated.
Date: February 2009
Creator: Haidar, Mohamad; Al-Rizzo, Hussain Mudhaffar Younis, 1957-; Chan, Yupo; Akl, Robert G. & Bouharras, Mohamad
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
User-Based Channel Assignment Algorithm in a Load-Balanced IEEE 802.11 WLAN (open access)

User-Based Channel Assignment Algorithm in a Load-Balanced IEEE 802.11 WLAN

This article discusses a user-based channel assignment algorithm in a load-balanced IEEE 802.11 WLAN.
Date: 2009
Creator: Haidar, Mohamad; Al-Rizzo, Hussain Mudhaffar Younis, 1957-; Chan, Yupo & Akl, Robert G.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library