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    • Mother-Calf Behavior in Delphinapterus leucas in the Second Year of Life 

      Johnson, Jennifer (2012-04-17)
      A longitudinal investigation of two beluga whale mother-calf pairs located at SeaWorld San Antonio was conducted in order to examine and describe the calves’ change in swim positioning in relation to their mothers over ...
    • Mothers of Men: the A&M Mothers' Clubs and coeducation 

      Ocker, Dorotha M (Texas A&M University, 2012-06-08)
      In 1933 the Texas A&M Mothers' Clubs sent petitions and letters to the Board of Advisors requesting that Texas A&M University retain its all-male status. While most studies of women opposed to equal rights center on the ...
    • mRNA Destabilization: The Role of the 3?UTR in Post-transcriptional Regulation of Wnt8 Transcripts 

      Butler, Annika D 1987- (2012-07-11)
      wnt8 is essential for normal embryonic development in vertebrates: severe developmental malformations occur when wnt8 is either over- or under- expressed. Therefore, wnt8 has to be activated at a specific time and for a ...
    • Multi-Agent Persistent Task Performance 

      Motes, James Donald
      A method to control a system of robots to persistently perform a task while operating under a constraint such as battery life is presented. Persistently performing a task is defined as continuously executing the task without ...
    • Multi-robot Patrol via the Metropolis-Hastings Algorithm 

      Edwards, Matthew Ryan (2014-09-17)
      The problem of multi-robot patrol is a growing field of study that focuses on the problem of coordinating teams of robots to optimally patrol a perimeter or area. In this paper, we propose a new method of generating ...
    • Multi-Scale Reinforced Carbon Fiber Nanocomposites 

      VanRooyen, Ainsley (2008-08-19)
      Carbon fiber polymer composites are utilized in many industries including in commercial and military aircraft and space vehicles because of their lighter weight and superior strength compared to aluminum and steel. Due to ...
    • Multidimensional Characterization of Thermally Actuated Shape Memory Polymer Stents 

      Nash, Landon 1990- (2012-04-23)
      In this work, shape memory polymer neurovascular stent prototypes based on a previously proposed design were thermo-mechanically characterized to expand on the clinical efficacy of the device. The stents were made by ...
    • MULTIMAP AND MULTISET DATA STRUCTURES IN STAPL 

      Shen, Junjie (2014-10-07)
      The Standard Template Adaptive Parallel Library (STAPL) is an e_cient programming framework whose components make it easier to implement parallel applications that can utilize multiple processors to solve large problems ...
    • Multiphoton Ion Imaging: A Study of Chlorine Oxide 

      Freeman, Christian (2012-04-24)
      We present an analysis of the multiphoton excitation and ionization of chlorine oxide in the range 265-275nm. In particular, we identify and characterize different intermediate states, as well as product states. Additionally, ...
    • MULTIPLE MATING IN XIPHOPHORUS BIRCHMANNI, A LIVE-BEARING SWORDTAIL FISH 

      Passow, Courtney (2011-04-27)
      Male and female mating behaviors have been extensively studied in Xiphophorus birchmanni; however the genetic mating system has not been characterized in this species. X. birchmanni is a live-bearing fish, so females can ...
    • Multiple Paternity Analysis in a Hybrid Zone 

      Rapp, Janae Alyse Samantha (2013-09-25)
      Hybridization is an important evolutionary process. Hybrid zones can illustrate mechanisms which lead to introgression. Two live bearing freshwater fish, Xiphophorus malinche and X. birchmanni have formed several natural ...
    • Multiport Reconfigurable Antenna System 

      Shay, Chloe
      The objective of this research project was to design, fabricate and test a multiport reconfigurable antenna for use in a beamforming system. This antenna is designed to be fed by a Butler matrix control circuit which will ...
    • Multisensor Geophysical Fusion for Improved Sub-surface Imaging at Historic Camptown Cemetery, Brenham, Texas 

      Meehan, Tate (2013-09-30)
      ABSTRACT Multisensor Geophysical Fusion for Improved Sub-surface Imaging at Camptown Cemetery, Brenham, Texas. (May 2014) Tate Gregory Meehan Department of Geology and Geophysics Texas A&M University Research Advisor: ...
    • Multivariate Analysis Applied to the California Health Interview Survey 

      Ross, Aaron
      Objective: Identify if principle components analysis and multiple correspondence analysis are suitable dimension reduction techniques for the California Health Interview Survey. Identify which health risk behaviors, mental ...
    • Muon Trigger Algorithm for the HL-LHC Upgrade of the CMS Experiment 

      Dimas Valle, Jose R (2016-05-09)
      After the successful discovery of the Higgs Boson at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), efforts have shifted toward the understanding of the dynamic behind the Higgs mechanism and the implied consequences that can further ...
    • Murder at Mer Rounge: a dialogue on the activities of the Ku Klux Klan in northwestern Louisiana, 1921-1924 

      Peterson, Hannah Bethann (Texas A&M University, 2013-02-22)
      On August 24, 1922, in Bastrop, Louisiana, two men were kidnapped by a group of masked members of the Ku Klux Klan and were subsequently never seen again. Months later, two bodies were discovered in LaFourche Lake near ...
    • Museum Culture in the Anglo-American Atlantic World, c. 1750-1815 

      Myers, Sherry (2006-08-16)
      During the late eighteenth century and early nineteenth centuries, the Anglo-American Atlantic world saw a rise in the number and popularity of museums as cultural institutions. By concentrating on the premier museums in ...
    • Music and Architecture 

      Beavers, Rachael (2012-04-22)
      Often, both music and architecture reflect a certain zeitgeist of the era in which they were created; the underlying ideas and changing social principles are reflected in the art forms these societies create. This thesis ...
    • Music Scholarship Online Meeting Notes 

      Unknown author (2016-07-27)
      Notes from the Music Scholarship Online meeting held at Texas A&M University on January 28 and 29, 2016 in conjunction with the "MuSO: Aggregation and Peer Review for Music" project. This meeting considered metadata standards ...
    • MuSO: Aggregation and Peer Review in Music 

      Duguid, Timothy (2016-08-31)
      “MuSO: Aggregation and Peer Review in Music” was a project that laid the foundation for a virtual research environment (VRE) dedicated to music. It explored ways in which such an environment could draw from and contribute ...