Recent Submissions

  • The design of tasks that address applications to teaching secondary mathematics for use in undergraduate mathematics courses 

    Alvarez, James A.M.; Arnold, Elizabeth G.; Burroughs, Elizabeth A.; Fulton, Elizabeth W.; Kercher, Andrew (Elsevier, 2020-12)
    his paper describes theoretical design principles emerging from the development of tasks for standard undergraduate mathematics courses that address applications to teaching secondary mathematics. While researchers recognize ...
  • Why Bayesian Ideas Should Be Introduced in the Statistics Curricula and How to Do So 

    Hoegh, Andrew (Informa UK Limited, 2020-09)
    While computing has become an important part of the statistics field, course offerings are still influenced by a legacy of mathematically centric thinking. Due to this legacy, Bayesian ideas are not required for undergraduate ...
  • Post-Fire Vegetation Response in a Repeatedly Burned Low-Elevation Sagebrush Steppe Protected Area Provides Insights About Resilience and Invasion Resistance 

    Rodhouse, Thomas J.; Irvine, Kathryn M.; Bowersock, Lisa (Frontiers Media SA, 2020-11)
    Sagebrush steppe ecosystems are threatened by human land-use legacies, biological invasions, and altered fire and climate dynamics. Steppe protected areas are therefore of heightened conservation importance but are few and ...
  • Reconstructing Full-Field Flapping Wing Dynamics from Sparse Measurements 

    Johns, William; Davis, Lisa; Jankauski, Mark (IOP Publishing, 2020-11)
    Flapping insect wings deform during flight. This deformation benefits the insect’s aerodynamic force production as well as energetic efficiency. However, it is challenging to measure wing displacement field in flying ...
  • Physical and chemical mechanisms that influence the electrical conductivity of lignin-derived biochar 

    Kane, Seth; Ulrich, Rachel; Harrington, Abigail; Stadie, Nicholas P.; Ryan, Cecily (2021-10)
    Lignin-derived biochar is a promising, sustainable alternative to petroleum-based carbon powders (e.g., carbon black) for polymer composite and energy storage applications. Prior studies of these biochars demonstrate that ...
  • Msocc: Fit and analyse computationally efficient multi‐scale occupancy models in r 

    Stratton, Christian; Sepulveda, Adam J.; Hoegh, Andrew (2020-07)
    1. Environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling is a promising tool for the detection of rare and cryptic taxa, such as aquatic pathogens, parasites and invasive species. Environmental DNA sampling workflows commonly rely on multi-stage ...
  • The Learning Difficulties Faced by Community College Algebra II Students in Understanding Algebraic and Symbolic Notation 

    Kong, Amy (Montana State University, 2017-04)
    This research project is aimed to find out students’ common errors and misconceptions regarding to the understanding of the algebraic and symbolic notation and what factors affecting them in their understanding. 18 students ...
  • Interlaboratory study for the evaluation of three microtiter plate-based biofilm quantification methods 

    Allkja, Jontana; van Charante, Frits; Aizawa, Juliana; Reigada, Ines; Guarch-Perez, Clara; Vazquez-Rodriguez, Jesus Augusto; Cos, Paul; Coenye, Tom; Fallarero, Adyary; Zaat, Sebastian A. J.; Felici, Antonio; Ferrari, Livia; Azevado, Nuno F.; Parker, Albert E.; Goeres, Darla M. (2021-07)
    Microtiter plate methods are commonly used for biofilm assessment. However, results obtained with these methods have often been difficult to reproduce. Hence, it is important to obtain a better understanding of the ...
  • Forest Cover Change, Households’ Livelihoods, Trade-Offs, and Constraints Associated with Plantation Forests in Poor Upland-Rural Landscapes: Evidence from North Central Vietnam 

    Van Khuc, Quy; Le, Tuyet-Anh T.; Nguyen, Trung H.; Nong, Duy; Tran, Bao Quang; Meyfroidt, Patrick; Tran, Trung; Duong, Pham Bao; Nguyen, Thanh T.; Tran, Tan; Pham, Linh; Leu, Shawn; Thao, Ngo Thi Phuong; Huu-Dung, Nguyen; Dao, Trung-Kien; Hong, Nguyen Van; Nguyet, Bui Thi Minh; Nguyen, Hoai-Son; Paschke, Mark W. (2020-05)
    Vietnam’s forests have experienced a notable transformation over the past 20 years from net deforestation to reforestation and expanding forests. Continued reforestation that aims to achieve further economic and environmental ...
  • Modeling Partially Surveyed Point Process Data: Inferring Spatial Point Intensity of Geomagnetic Anomalies 

    Flagg, Kenneth A.; Hoegh, Andrew; Borkowski, John J. (2020-06)
    Many former military training sites contain unexploded ordnance (UXO) and require environmental remediation. For the first phase of UXO remediation, locations of geomagnetic anomalies are recorded over a subregion of the ...
  • Agent-Based Models for Collective Animal Movement: Proximity-Induced State Switching 

    Hoegh, Andrew; van Manen, Frank T.; Haroldson, Mark (2021-08)
    Animal movement is a complex phenomenon where individual movement patterns can be influenced by a variety of factors including the animal’s current activity, available terrain and habitat, and locations of other animals. ...
  • Investigation of the role of infusate properties related to midline catheter failure in an ovine model 

    Ryder, Marcia; Gunther, Robert A.; Nishikawa, Reid A.; Stranz, Marc; Meyer, Britt M.; Spangler, Taylor A.; Parker, Albert E.; Sylvia, Charles (2020-08)
    Purpose Infusate osmolarity, pH, and cytotoxicity were investigated as risk factors for midline catheter failure. Methods An experimental, randomized, controlled, blinded trial was conducted using an ovine model. Two ...
  • Using extremal events to characterize noisy time series 

    Berry, Eric; Cummins, Bree; Nerem, Robert R.; Smith, Lauren M.; Haase, Steven B.; Gedeon, Tomas (2020-02)
    Experimental time series provide an informative window into the underlying dynamical system, and the timing of the extrema of a time series (or its derivative) contains information about its structure. However, the time ...
  • Multi-parameter exploration of dynamics of regulatory networks 

    Gedeon, Tomas (2020-04)
    Over the last twenty years advances in systems biology have changed our views on microbial communities and promise to revolutionize treatment of human diseases. In almost all scientific breakthroughs since time of Newton, ...
  • The design of tasks that address applications to teaching secondary mathematics for use in undergraduate mathematics courses 

    Alvarez, James A.M.; Arnold, Elizabeth G.; Burroughs, Elizabeth A.; Fulton, Elizabeth W.; Kercher, Andrew (Elsevier, 2020-12)
    his paper describes theoretical design principles emerging from the development of tasks for standard undergraduate mathematics courses that address applications to teaching secondary mathematics. While researchers recognize ...
  • Ideal points of character varieties, algebraic non-integral representations, and undetected closed essential surfaces in 3-manifolds 

    Casella, Alex; Katerba, Charles; Tillmann, Stephan (2020-02)
    Closed essential surfaces in a 3-manifold can be detected by ideal points of the character variety or by algebraic non-integral representations. We give examples of closed essential surfaces not detected in either of these ...
  • Lie Algebroids As L[infinity] Spaces 

    Grady, Ryan; Gwilliam, Owen (2018-02)
    In this paper, we relate Lie algebroids to Costello’s version of derived geometry. For instance, we show that each Lie algebroid – and the natural generalization to dg Lie algebroids – provides an (essentially unique) L ...
  • Measuring the predictability of life outcomes with a scientific mass collaboration 

    Salganik, Matthew J.; Lundberg, Ian; Kindel, Alexander T.; Ahearn, Caitlin E.; Al-Ghoneim, Khaled; Almaatouq, Abdullah; Altschul, Drew M.; Brand, Jennie E.; Carnegie, Nicole B.; Compton, Ryan James; Datta, Debanjan; Davidson, Thomas; Filippova, Anna; Gilroy, Connor; Goode, Brian J.; Jahani, Eaman; Kashyap, Ridhi; Kirchner, Antje; McKay, Stephen; Morgan, Allison; Pentland, Alex; Polimis, Kivan; Raes, Louis; Rigobon, Daniel E.; Roberts, Claudia V.; Stanescu, Diana M.; Suhara, Yoshihiko; Usmani, Adaner; Wang, Erik H.; Baer-Bositis, Livia; Buchi, Moritz; Chung, Bo-Ryehn; Eggert, William; Faletto, Gregory; Fan, Zhilin; Freese, Jeremy; Gadgil, Tejomay; Gagne, Josh; Gao, Yue; Halpern-Manners, Andrew; Hashim, Sophia P.; Hausen, Sonia; He, Guanhua; Higuera, Kimberly; Hogan, Bernie; Horwitz, Ilana M.; Hummel, Lisa M.; Jain, Naman; Jin, Kun; Jurgens, David; Kaminski, Patrick; Karapetyan, Areg; Kim, E. H.; Leizman, Ben; Liu, Naijia; Moser, Malte; Mack, Andrew E.; Mahajan, Mayank; Mandell, Noah; Marahrens, Helge; Mercado-Garcia, Diana; Mocz, Viola; Mueller-Gastell, Katariina; Musse, Ahmed; Niu, Qiankun; Nowak, William; Omidvar, Hamidreza; Or, Andrew; Ouyang, Karen; Pinto, Katy M.; Porter, Ethan; Porter, Kristin E.; Qian, Crystal; Rauf, Tamkinat; Sargsyan, Anahit; Schaffner, Thomas; Schnabel, Landon; Schonfeld, Bryan; Sender, Ben; Tang, Jonathan D.; Tsurkov, Emma; van Loon, Austin; Varol, Onur; Wang, Xiafei; Wang, Zhi; Wang, Flora; Weissman, Samantha; Whitaker, Kristie; Wolters, Maria K.; Woon, Wei Lee; Wu, James; Wu, Catherine; Yang, Kengran; Yin, Jingwen; Zhao, Bingyu; Zhu, Chenyun; Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne; Engelhardt, Barbara E.; Hardt, Moritz; Knox, Dean; Levy, Karen; Narayanan, Arvind; Stewart, Brandon M.; Watts, Duncan J.; McLanahan, Sara (2020-04)
    How predictable are life trajectories? We investigated this question with a scientific mass collaboration using the common task method; 160 teams built predictive models for six life outcomes using data from the Fragile ...
  • No Longer an Island: A Social Network Intervention Engaging Black Men Through CBPR 

    Harley, Amy E.; Frazer, David; Weber, Tyler; Edwards, Terron C.; Carnegie, Nicole B. (2020-03)
    The aim of this study was to assess outcomes from a multilevel social network intervention to promote the health of Black men. Through a community–academic collaboration and using a participatory research approach, we ...
  • Variable Selection and Parameter Tuning for BART Modeling in the Fragile Families Challenge 

    Carnegie, Nicole B.; Wu, James (2019-09)
    Our goal for the Fragile Families Challenge was to develop a hands-off approach that could be applied in many settings to identify relationships that theory-based models might miss. Data processing was our first and most ...

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