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    • Morse: Reducing the Feature Interaction Explosion Problem Using Subject Matter Knowledge as Abstract Requirements 

      Millet, Laure; Day, Nancy; Joyce, Jeffrey J. (IEEE, 2018-08)
      The feature interaction problem appears in many different kinds of complex systems, especially systems whose elements are created or maintained by separate entities - for example, a modern automobile that incorporates ...
    • Most Complex Non-returning Regular Languages 

      Brzozowski, Janusz; Davies, Sylvie (Springer, 2017-07-03)
      A regular language L is non-returning if in the minimal deterministic finite automaton accepting it there are no transitions into the initial state. Eom, Han and Jirásková derived upper bounds on the state complexity of ...
    • Most Complex Regular Ideal Languages 

      Liu, Bo Yang Victor; Davies, Sylvie; Brzozowski, Janusz (Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, 2016-10-17)
      A right ideal (left ideal, two-sided ideal) is a non-empty language $L$ over an alphabet $\Sigma$ such that $L=L\Sigma^*$ ($L=\Sigma^*L$, $L=\Sigma^*L\Sigma^*$). Let $k=3$ for right ideals, 4 for left ideals and 5 for ...
    • Most Complex Regular Right-Ideal Languages 

      Brzozowski, Janusz; Davies, Gareth (Springer, 2014)
      A right ideal is a language L over an alphabet Sigma that satisfies the equation L = L Sigma*. We show that there exists a sequence (Rn vertical bar n >= 3) of regular right-ideal languages, where R-n has n left quotients ...
    • Mother-Child Communication: The Influence of ADHD Symptomatology and Executive Functioning on Paralinguistic Style 

      Nilsen, Elizabeth S.; Rints, Ami; Ethier, Nicole; Moroz, Sarah (Frontiers, 2016-08-10)
      Paralinguistic style, involving features of speech such as pitch and volume, is an important aspect of one’s communicative competence. However, little is known about the behavioral traits and cognitive skills that relate ...
    • Motivational Affordance and Risk-Taking Across Decision Domains 

      Zou, Xi; Scholer, Abigail A. (SAGE Publications, 2016-03-01)
      We propose a motivational affordance account to explain both stability and variability in risk-taking propensity in major decision domains. We draw on regulatory focus theory to differentiate two types of motivation ...
    • Motivational Versus Metabolic Effects of Carbohydrates on Self-Control 

      Molden, Daniel C.; Hui, Chin Ming; Scholer, Abigail A.; Meier, Brian P.; Noreen, Eric E.; D’Agostino, Paul R.; Martin, Valerie (Sage Publications, 2012-10-01)
      Self-control is critical for achievement and well-being. However, people’s capacity for self-control is limited and becomes depleted through use. One prominent explanation for this depletion posits that self-control consumes ...
    • Motor Unit Characteristics after Targeted Muscle Reinnervation 

      Kapelner, Tamas; Jiang, Ning; Holobar, Ales; Vujaklija, Ivan; Roche, Aidan; Farina, Dario; Aszmann, Oskar C. (Public Library of Science, 2016-02-22)
      Targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) is a surgical procedure used to redirect nerves originally controlling muscles of the amputated limb into remaining muscles above the amputation, to treat phantom limb pain and facilitate ...
    • Movement-related cortical potentials in paraplegic patients: abnormal patterns and considerations for BCI-rehabilitation 

      Jiang, Ning; Xu, Ren; Vuckovic, Aleksandra; Hasan, Muhammad; Mrachacz-Kersting, Natalie; Allan, David; Fraser, Matthew; Nasseroleslami, Bahman; Conway, Bernie; Dremstrup, Kim; Farina, Dario (Frontiers, 2014-08-27)
      Non-invasive EEG-based Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI) can be promising for the motor neuro-rehabilitation of paraplegic patients. However, this shall require detailed knowledge of the abnormalities in the EEG signatures ...
    • MRI guided brain stimulation without the use of a neuro-navigation system. 

      Vaghefi, Ehsan; Cai, Peng; Fang, Fang; Byblow, Winston D.; Stinear, Cathy M.; Thompson, Benjamin (Hindawi Publishing, 2015-01-01)
      A key issue in the field of noninvasive brain stimulation (NIBS) is the accurate localization of scalp positions that correspond to targeted cortical areas. The current gold standard is to combine structural and functional ...
    • mSLA-based 3D printing of acrylated epoxidized soybean oil - nano-hydroxyapatite composites for bone repair 

      Mondal, Dibakar; Haghpanah, Zahra; Huxman, Connor J.; Tanter, Sophie; Sun, Duo; Gorbet, Maud; Willett, Thomas L. (Elsevier, 2021-11)
      Structural bone allografts are used to treat critically sized segmental bone defects (CSBDs) as such defects are too large to heal naturally. Development of biomaterials with competent mechanical properties that can also ...
    • A Multi-class BCI based on Somatosensory Imagery 

      Yao, Lin; Mrachacz-Kersting, Natalie; Sheng, Xinjun; Zhu, Xiangyang; Farina, Dario; Jiang, Ning (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018-06-18)
      In this study, we investigated the performance of a multi-class brain-computer interface (BCI). The BCI system is based on the concept of somatosensory attentional orientation (SAO), in which the user shifts and maintains ...
    • A multi-class tactile brain-computer interface based on stimulus-induced oscillatory dynamics 

      Yao, Lin; Chen, Mei Lin; Sheng, Xinjun; Mrachacz-Kersting, Natalie; Zhu, Xiangyang; Farina, Dario; Jiang, Ning (Elsevier, 2017-07-24)
      We proposed a multi-class tactile brain-computer interface that utilizes stimulus-induced oscillatory dynamics. It was hypothesized that somatosensory attention can modulate tactile induced oscillation changes, which can ...
    • Multi-indicator supply chain management framework for food convergent innovation in the dairy business 

      Talukder, Byomkesh; Agnusdei, Giulio P.; Hipel, Keith; Dubé, Laurette (Elsevier, 2021)
      A comprehensive integrated framework of indicators currently used in lean, agile, sustainable and resilient supply chain paradigms is developed under the umbrella of convergent innovation (CI) and applied to the management ...
    • A multi-isotope approach towards constraining the origin of large-scale Paleoproterozoic B-(Fe) mineralization in NE China 

      Dong, Aiguo; Zhu, Xiang-kun; Li, Zhihong; Kendall, Brian; Li, Shi-Zhen; Wang, Yue; Tang, Chao (Elsevier, 2017-05-01)
      Borate ore deposits occur predominantly in Phanerozoic evaporative sedimentary environments but are scarce in Precambrian strata. However, massive B- and Mg-rich borate deposits are abundant in the Paleoproterozoic strata ...
    • Multi-period hub network design problems with modular capacities 

      Alumur, Sibel A.; Nickel, Stefan; Saldanha-da-Gama, Francisco; Secerdin, Yusuf (Springer, 2016-11-01)
      In this paper, a modeling framework is proposed for multi-period hub location. The problems to be studied are extensions of classical hub location problems to the situation in which the hub network can be progressively ...
    • Multi-products productions from Malaysian oil palm empty fruit bunch (EFB): Analyzing economic potentials from the optimal biomass supply chain 

      Abdulrazik, Abdulhalim; Elsholkami, Mohamed; Elkamel, Ali; Simon, Leonardo (Elsevier, 2017-12-01)
      The economic potentials of Malaysian oil palm empty fruit bunch are realized by several motivating factors such as abundance, cheapness and are generally feasible to produce multi-products that range from energy, chemicals ...
    • Multi-scale entropy analysis and Hurst exponent 

      Mollaei, Saeid; Darooneh, Amir Hossein; Karimi, Somaye (Elsevier, 2019-08-15)
      Several methods exist for measuring the complexity in a system through analysis of its associated time series. Multi-scale entropy appears as a successful method on this matter. It has been applied in many disciplines with ...
    • A Multi-scale model for CO2 capture: A Nickel-based oxygen carrier in Chemical-looping Combustion 

      You, Huabei; Yuan, Yue; Li, Jingde; Sandoval, Luis Ricardez (Elsevier, 2018-01-01)
      In this work, we present a multi-scale modelling framework for the Ni-based oxygen carrier (OC) particle that can explicitly account for the complex reaction mechanism taking place on the contacting surface between gas and ...
    • A multi-scale model for coupling strands with shear-dependent liquid 

      Fei, Yun (Raymond); Batty, Christopher; Grinspun, Eitan; Zheng, Changxi (ACM, 2019-11)
      We propose a framework for simulating the complex dynamics of strands interacting with compressible, shear-dependent liquids, such as oil paint, mud, cream, melted chocolate, and pasta sauce. Our framework contains three ...

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