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Conference Proceedings


Modeling of a soft multiple-shape-memory ionic polymer-metal composite actuator, Q Shen, T Stalbaum, S Trabia, T Hwang, R Hunt, and K Kim

A Potential Framework for Exploiting the Benefits of High-Toughness Steel, Ryan J. Sherman, William N. Collins, and Robert J. Connor

Traffic Flow Classification Using Traffic Cameras, Mohammad Shokrolah Shirazi and Brendan Morris

Maintenance Practices for Chloride-Induced Corrosion in Reinforced-Concrete Bridge-Pier Columns, Pramen P. Shrestha and Dinesh Dhakal

Contributing Factors to the Punch-List Problem: A Case Study from a High-Rise Tower Project in Southern Nevada., Pramen P. Shrestha, Adolfo R. Rabasto, and Binit K. Shrestha

Handwritten Digit Recognition System on an FPGA, Jiong Si and Sarah L. Harris


High-Pressure Equation of State of Cesium Fluoride to 120 GPa, Daniel Sneed, Michael G. Pravica, Eunja Kim, and Philippe Weck


Forcing Cesium into Higher Oxidation States Using Useful hard x-ray Induced Chemistry under High Pressure, D. Sneed, Michael Pravica, Eunja Kim, N. Chen, C. Park, and M. White


A model framework for actuation and sensing of ionic polymer-metal composites: Prospective on frequency and shear response through simulation tools, T Stalbaum, Q Shen, and K J. Kim

The impact and reach of elementary grades mathematical modelling, Micah S. Stohlmann and Louis Albarracin

A Comparison of Simulation Methods for Continuous Time Sigma Delta Modulators, Peter A. Stubberud and Benju Koirala

Constant-Space Self-Stabilizing Token Distribution in Trees, Yuichi Sudo, Ajoy K. Datta, Lawrence L. Larmore, and Toshimitsu Masuzawa


Self-Stabilizing Token Distribution with Constant-Space for Trees, Yuichi Sudo, Ajoy K. Datta, Lawrence L. Larmore, and Toshimitsu Masuzawa


Loosely-Stabilizing Leader Election with Polylogarithmic Convergence Time, Yuichi Sudo, Fukuhito Ooshita, Hirotsugu Kukugawa, Toshimitsu Masuzawa, Ajoy K. Datta, and Lawrence L. Larmore

High-Sensitivity Fiber Optic Magnetic Field Sensor with Balanced Single Fiber Interferometric Readout, Ke-Xun Sun

Exploring cCHE2D and its Sediment Modelling Capabilities, Balbhardra Thakur, Ranjan Parajuli, Ajay Kalra, and Sajjad Ahmad


A Fuzzy-PD Controller for an Autonomous Aerial Robot, Do Khac Tiep, Kinam Lee, Young-Jae Ryoo, and Si Jung Kim


A Low Complexity and Bandwidth Efficient Procedure for OFDM Data Reconstruction in DSC 5G Networks, Vahid Vahidi and Ebrahim Saberinia


OFDM High Speed Train Communication Systems in 5G Cellular Networks, Vahid Vahidi and Ebrahim Saberinia


Towards tasking humanoids for lift-and-carry non-rigid material, J C. Vaz, H Lee, Y Jun, and P Oh

Concurrent Lock-Free Unbounded Priority Queue with Mutable Priorities, Ivan Walulya, Bapi Chetterjee, Ajoy K. Datta, Rashmi Niyolia, and Philippas Tsigas

Effects of Axial Restraint on Seismic Performance of R/C Frame Beams and Beam-Column Joints, Liping Wang, Ying Tian, Wenwen Luo, Guichen Li, Wei Zhang, and Siwei Liu

Mobile 3D printing of rail track surface for rapid repair, Zhiyong Wang, Hualiang Teng, and Ershas Seyed

A Compressed Sensing X-ray Camera with a Multilayer Architecture, Z Wang, O Iaroshenko, S Li, T Liu, N Parab, W W. Chen, P Chu, G T. Kenyon, R Lipton, and K X. Sun


Design and manufacturing of implantable expanding cage, Z Y. Wang, B OToole, C V. Nunez, and D Ta

Adaptive Signal Processing for BLE-based Sensors for Construction Proximity Applications, Xiaoyu Yang, Jee Woong Park, and Yong K. Cho

A New Cyclic Cryptographic Algorithm, Evangelos A. Yfantis

A New Elliptic Cryptographic Algorithm, Evangelos A. Yfantis and Elizabeth F. Dettrey


Prediction of Online Social Networks Users' Behaviors with a Game Theoretic Approach, Felix Zhan, Gabriella Laines, Sarah Deniz, Sahan Paliskara, Irvin Ochoa, Idania Guerra, Shahab Tayeb, Carter Chiu, Martin Pirouz, Elliott Ploutz, Justin Zhan, Laxmi Gewali, and Paul Oh


An Efficient Alternative to Personalized Page Rank for Friend Recommendations, Felix Zhan, Brandon Waters, Maria Mijangos, LeAnn Chung, Raghav Bhagat, Tanvi Bhagat, Matin Pirouz, Carter Chiu, Shahab Tayeb, Elliott Ploutz, Justin Zhan, and Laxmi Gewali

Performance-Based Optimal Seismic Design of Multi-Story RC Frame Buildings, Chunyu Zhang and Ying Tian

Pulmonary Nodules Segmentation Method Based on Auto-encoder, Guodong Zhang, Mao Guo, Zhaoxuan Gong, Jing Bi, Yoohwan Kim, and Wei Guo

Gaussian Highpass Filters-based Convolutional Neural Network for Pulmonary Nodules Detection in CT Images, Guodong Zhang, Lingchuang Kong, Wei Guo, Jia Guo, Zhenyu Zhu, Yoohwan Kim, and Zhaoxuan Gong

Lung Nodules Detection Based on Modified Extreme Learning Machine with Deep Convolutional Features, Guodong Zhang, Yuxuan Sun, Lingchuang Kong, Jing Bi, Zhaoxuan Gong, Yoohwan Kim, and Wei Guo

False Positive Reduction of Pulmonary Nodules using Three-channel Samples, Guodong Zhang, Wanwan Zhang, Zhaoxuan Gong, Jing Bi, Yoohwan Kim, and Wei Guo


Building Temperature-Insensitive Nanoscale CMOS Circuits with Adaptive Voltage Power Supplies, Ming Zhu, Yingtao Jiang, Mei Yang, and Xiaohang Wang

Curriculum Materials

Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in a Patient with Ulcerative Colitis Flare, Lisa M. Connors, Rooman Ahad, Paul H. Janda, and Z Mudasir

Internet Reviews

#Indigenous: tracking the connective actions of Native American advocates on Twitter, Sharon Tettegah

Letters to the Editor

Commentary on Viewpoint: V O2peak is an Acceptable Estimate of Cardiorespiratory Fitness but Not V O2max, Dharini M. Bhammar and Tony G. Babb

Gambling Vs. Gaming: A Commentary on the Role of Regulatory, Industry, and Community Stakeholders in the Loot Box Debate, Abarbanel Brett


Interrupted Time Series Needed to Analyze Effects of Propoxyphene Withdrawal From Market and Health Outcome Trend Estimates: Comment on the Article by Curtis et al, Ahl Jeffrey Caseja MD, Johnson Ukken MS, Mary Froehlich MA, Hamayon Babary MD, Yong-Jae Lee MD, and Ji Won Yoo


Hepatitis C Screening in Opioid Epidemics in the United States and Societal Perspectives, Hanuel Choi, Hyeyoung Yeom, Sung Y. Chun, and Ji W. Yoo


Innovative Strategies to Increase Resident Scholarly Activity and Engage Faculty Support, Samrat U. Das and Miriam E. Bar-on


Introduction to a Resources Special Issue on Criticality of the Rare Earth Elements: Current and Future Sources and Recycling, Simon M. Jowitt

Social Determinants of Mortality in US Lupus Patients: Comment on the Article by Yelin et al, Nitasha Khullar, Ahl Jeff Caseja, Ji Won Yoo, Johnson Ukken, Mary Froehlich, Takashi Yamashita, and Xibei Liu


Preface, Shahram Latifi


Introduction to Photodynamic Therapy Issue, Steen Madsen PhD and David Kessel


Challenges for the Clinician: Physical Activity among Severe Asthmatic Patients with Comorbid Obesity, Sheniz Moonie PhD and Mary Beth Hogan

Does a Single Application of Anodal tDCS Improve Knee Extensor Fatigability in People with Multiple Sclerosis?, F. Proessl, Brach Poston, and T. Rudroff

Alternative Time Series Analysis and Potential Effect of Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Hospital Readmission Reduction Program, Vasveebye Sonoo, Xibei Liu, Jay V. Kumar, Jacob Eisert, Mary Froehlich, Johnson Ukeen, and Ji Won Yoo


Necessity for Additional Sensitivity Analysis and the Clinical Implications of Risk Identification with Nonventilator Hospital-acquired Pneumonia, Subhikshya Tiwari MD; Johnson Ukken MS; Mary Froehlich MA; Jinwook Hwang MD, PhD; Too J. Min MD; Wen Yu; Mutsumi Kioka; and Ji Won Yoo

Microbial Contamination of Privacy Curtains in the Emergency Department of a Metropolitan Hospital, David R. Woodard, Mark Buttner, P. Cruz, and J. Roeder


Bring on the Boffins, Brett L. Abarbanel

Resources for Simulation Nursing Programs, Jessica L. Doolen


Toddlers and Technology, Stephen Fife and Elisa Young


Education, Not Restriction, is Key to Reducing Harm from Offshore Gambling, Sally Gainsbury, Alex Blaszczynski, and Brett Abarbanel


How Slot Machines Work -- and Why You Should Think Twice before Playing Them, Anthony Frederick Lucas

Four signs you have high emotional intelligence, Josemi M. Mestre and Kimberly A. Barchard

Increasing Baccalaureate Nursing Students’ Exposure to Nursing Careers in Population Health through an Interactive Experience, Minnie E. Wood, Rowshanak Azarpour, Rick Cichy, Mary Jobes, Sarah McCrea, Megan Ryan, and Debra A. Toney


AMTE Standards for Mathematics Teacher Preparation, Nadine Bezuk, Jennifer Bay-Williams, Douglas H. Clements, W Gary Martin, Julia Aguirre, Timothy Boerst, Elizabeth A. Burroughs, Ed Dickey, Elizabeth Hughes, DeAnn Huinker, Rochelle Gutierrez, Karen Karp, Jim Lewis, Travis A. Olson, Randolph Philipp, Nicole Rigelmann, Marilyn E. Strutchens, Dorothy Y. White, and Christine D. Thomas

The charter principal: Nuanced descriptions of leadership, Dana L. Bickmore and Marytza A. Gawlik

Ages of Anxiety: Historical and Transnational Perspectives on Juvenile Justice, William S. Bush and David S. Tanenhaus

All in: The Spread of Gambling in twentieth-century United States, Jonathan D. Cohen, David G. Schwartz, and Ann Fabian

Unexplored conditions of charter school principals: An examination of the issues and challenges for leaders, Marytza A. Gawlik and Dana L. Bickmore

Developing Multicultural Counseling Competence: A Systems Approach, Danica G. Hays and Bradley T. Erford

Exercise Professional's Guide to Sports Nutrition and Weight Management, 2nd Edition, Laura J. Kruskall

Critical Incidents in School Counseling, Tarrell Awe Agage Portman, Chris Wood, and Heather J. Fye

The Making of a Teenage Service Class: Poverty and Mobility in an American City, Ranita Ray

Controlling the Dangerous Classes: A History of Criminal Justice in America, Randall G. Shelden and Pavel V. Vasiliev

Saunders 2016-2017 Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX® Exam, Linda Silvestri and Angela E. Silvestri-Elmore

Social and Ecological System Dynamics: Characteristics, Trends, and Integration in the Lake Tana Basin, Ethiopia, Krystyna A. Stave, Goraw Goshu, and Shimelis Aynalem

General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life (6th edition), Karen Timberlake and MaryKay Orgill

The Nonprofit Human Management Resource Handbook: From Theory to Practice, Jessica K. Word


Dealing with Negative Emotions, Kimberly A. Barchard

Getting a Good Night's Sleep, Kimberly A. Barchard

Homework on Holiday, Kimberly A. Barchard

Data Checking, Kimberly A. Barchard, Amber Stephens, and Ochoa Elizabeth


Comparison between Six Hours of Continuous Walking to Six Hours of Intermittent Walking, Charli D. Aguilar, Nathaniel G. Bodell, Jeffrey Montes, Elizabeth A. Tanner, Andrea Woita, Jessica Knurick, and James W. Navalta

The Influence Of Load On Preferred Countermovement Depth During Jump Squats, Leland Barker and John Mercer

Cardiorespiratory Fitness of Otherwise Healthy Obese Women, Vipa Bernhardt, Dharini M. Bhammar, Rubria Marines-Price, and Tony G. Babb

Effect of Growth and Changes in Body Composition on Cycling Efficiency in Normal Weight and Obese Children, Dharini M. Bhammar, Vipa Bernhardt, Rubria Marines-Price, and Tony G. Babb

Does False Feedback Alter Performance in an Anaerobic Maximal Test Among Healthy Young Adults?, Nathaniel G. Bodell, Andrew Craig-Jones, Jeffrey Montes, and James W. Navalta

Long Term Functional Metrics Following Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty, Brianne Borgia, Julia Freedman Silvernail, Cass Nakasone, Christopher Stickley, Ronald Hetzler, and Kara Radzak

Do Compression Socks Influence Muscle Activity of the Lower Extremities?, Andrew Craig-Jones

Force- and Velocity-Profile Differences Between Good and Poor Countermovement Vertical Jumpers, John R. Harry, Leland A. Barker, Janet S. Dufek, and Roger C. James

Influences Of Direction Of Locomotion And Body Weight Support On Metabolic Costs During Running, Kenji Masumoto, Kendell Galor, Andrew Craig-Jones, and John A. Mercer

Relationship Between Muscle Activity And Isometric Force During Submersion In Shallow Water, John Mercer, Bryan Avendano, Andy Do, and Leland Barker

Effect Of Exercise In A Desert Environment ("Brown Exercise") On Emotional And Physiological Measures, James W. Navalta, Nathaniel G. Bodell, Elizabeth A. Tanner, and Charli D. Aguilar

Technical Note: Measuring Muscle Activity During Plyometric Exercise In Shallow Water, Cordero Duvon Roche, Leland A. Barker, and John A. Mercer

Injury Reporting in Collegiate Runners, Kristyne Wiegand and Julia Freedman Silvernail


Help, Hope, Home 2017 Plan Update, Patricia F. Cook-Craig, Jessica K. Word, Julia Anderson, Naomi Elliott, Kristin Nelson, and Yessica Palma

The State of Youth Homelessness in Southern Nevada, Patricia G. Cook-Craig, Jennifer A. Guthrie, William H. Sousa, Carlton D. Craig, Judy Tudor, Michael L. Bruner, Jessica K. Word, and Melissa Jacobowitz


Digital Processing Framework, Erin Faulder, Susanne Annand, Sally DeBauche, Martin Gengerbach, Karla Irwin, Julie Musson, Shira Peltzman, Kate Tasker, Laura Uglean Jackson, and Dorothy Waugh