• Development of beliefs about chance and luck 

    Cornelius, Chelsea Ann (2012-02-20)
    Children ages 5 and 8 dropped a marble into a box and made predictions about which of two doors the marble would exit. Participants provided explanations and certainty ratings for each of their predictions. A lucky charm ...
  • A predictive model for sand production in poorly consolidated sands 

    Kim, Sung Hyun, 1983- (2011-02-17)
    This thesis presents a model for the process of sand production that allows us to predict the stability of wellbores and perforation tunnels as well as mass of sand produced. Past analytical, numerical, and empirical ...
  • Single station Doppler tracking for satellite orbit prediction and propagation 

    Dykstra, Matthew C. (2015-06-22)
    Presently, there are two main methods of launching a cube satellite into Earth orbit. The first method is to purchase a secondary payload slot on a major launch vehicle. For the second method, the satellite must first be ...
  • Temporal modeling of crowd work quality for quality assurance in crowdsourcing 

    Jung, Hyun Joon; 0000-0001-5892-1089 (2016-01-22)
    While crowdsourcing offers potential traction on data collection at scale, it also poses new and significant quality concerns. Beyond the obvious issue of any new methodology being untested and often suffering initial ...
  • Using machine learning techniques to simplify mobile interfaces 

    Sigman, Matthew Stephen (2012-12-13)
    This paper explores how known machine learning techniques can be applied in unique ways to simplify software and therefore dramatically increase its usability. As software has increased in popularity, its complexity has ...