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### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Jonathan Graf

Advisor: Dr. Matthias GobbertFriday, April 14, 2017 at 3:00 PM – 5:00 PMTitle: Parallel Performance of Numerical Simulations for Applied Partial Differential Equation Models on the Intel Xeon Phi Knights Landing Processor Abstract: Current high-performance computing... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Michael Orlitzky

Advisor: Dr. Muddappa GowdaFriday, April 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PMTitle: Positive operators, Z-operators, Lyapunov rank, and linear games over closed convex cones Abstract: Given a closed convex cone K with dual K^* in a finite-dimensional real Hilbert space... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Ye Yang

Advisor: Dr. Thomas MathewMonday, November 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM – 12:00 PMTitle: The Simultaneous Assessment of Normality and Homoscedasticity in Some Linear Models Abstract The validity of statistical inference usually depends on the underlying assumptions. Thus it... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Jian Zhao

Advisor: Dr. Thomas MathewFriday, October 21, 2016 at 1:30 PM – 3:30 PMTitle: Some approximate confidence intervals and regions for inter-laboratory data analysis Abstract The problem of interest in inter-laboratory studies is statistical inference concerning a... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Teresa Lebair

Advisor: Dr. Jinglai ShenTuesday, June 28, 2016 at 1:30 PM – 3:30 PMTitle: Constrained Estimation and Approximation Using Control, Optimization, and Spline Theory Abstract There has been an escalating interest in shape constrained estimation and approximation in... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Serap Tay Stamoulas

Advisor: Dr. Muruhan RathinamFriday, June 17, 2016 at 2:30 PM – 4:30 PMTitle: Asymptotic Analysis of Opinion Dynamic Models Abstract Opinion dynamics is the study of the evolution of opinions through interactions among a group of people referred to as agents. With... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: April Albertine

Advisor: Dr. Bimal SinhaFriday, June 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM – 2:00 PMTitle: Statistical meta-analysis methods for publication bias, effect size estimation, and synthetic data Abstract Meta-analysis is the process by which we combine the results of many studies... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Nicole Massarelli

Advisor: Dr. Kathleen HoffmanWednesday, June 8, 2016 at 2:00 PM – 4:00 PMTitle: Analysis of Sensory Feedback in the Lamprey Central Pattern Generator for Locomotion Abstract Sensory feedback is an integral part of the complex closed-loop system of locomotion.... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Maria Barouti

Advisor: Dr. Kogan and Dr. MalinovskyFriday, May 13, 2016 at 12:00 PM – 2:30 PMTitle:Clustering for Monitoring Distributed Data Streams Abstract Data mining is a challenging research area of computer science with profound applications in database industries and resulting... -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Marilena Flouri

Advisor: Dr. MathewFriday, April 22, 2016 at 1:30 PM – 2:30 PMTitle: Tolerance Limits and Confidence Limits for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis