Who R U? Identity Theft And Unl Students, 2017 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Who R U? Identity Theft And Unl Students, Marcia L. Dority Baker, Cheryl O'Dell
Publications from Information Technology Services
How can academic institutions help educate their students about the risks of identity theft? Or teach students to better understand how one’s online presence can hold so much joy and angst? For one campus, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the opportunity came from a middle school teacher engaging his students in a future problem-solving activity. UNL had the opportunity to create a 45-minute presentation on identity theft for local public school students who would be spending the day on campus researching this topic.
While preparing the presentation, we realized a top 10 list on identity theft for UNL students ...
Methods For Incorporating Ecological Impacts With Climate Uncertainty To Support Robust Flood Management Decision-Making, 2017 University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Methods For Incorporating Ecological Impacts With Climate Uncertainty To Support Robust Flood Management Decision-Making, Caitlin M. Spence
Doctoral Dissertations May 2014 - current
Modern and historic flood risk management involves accommodating multiple sources of sources of uncertainty and potential impacts across a broad range of interrelated sectors. Sources of uncertainty that affect planning include internal climate variability, anthropogenic changes such as land use and system performance expectations, and more recently changes in climatology that affect the resources supporting the system. Flood management systems potentially impact human settlements within and beyond the systems’ scope of planning, local weather patterns, and associated ecological systems. Federal guidelines across nations have called for greater consideration of uncertainty and impacts of water resources planning projects, but methods for ...
Nuclear Power: Black Sky Liability Or Black Sky Asset?, 2016 Advanced Technology Insights, LLC (ATI)
Nuclear Power: Black Sky Liability Or Black Sky Asset?, Sherrell R. Greene
International Journal of Nuclear Security
Ready access to abundant electricity is a key enabler of modern life. During the past decade the vulnerability of Critical Infrastructure sectors in the U.S. to a variety of natural hazards and man-made threats has become increasingly apparent. The electrical infrastructure (the “Grid”) is the foundation for all other critical civil infrastructures upon which our society depends. Therefore, protection of the Grid is an energy security, homeland security, and national security issue of highest importance. Geomagnetic disturbances (GMD) induced by solar coronal mass ejections (CMEs), electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attacks, and cyber attacks are three events having the potential to ...
The Mars Desert Research Station - Erau Crew 160 Expedition, 2016 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach
The Mars Desert Research Station - Erau Crew 160 Expedition, Lycourgos Manolopoulos, Ashley Hollis-Bussey, Hiroki Sugimoto, Cassandra Vella, John Herman, Marc Carofano
The Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) is a research program which is owned and operated by the Mars Society. The MDRS is located in Hanksville, Utah which hosts simulations that are typically two weeks long for professional scientists and engineers as well as college students of all levels, in training for human operations specifically on Mars. This space analog facility is in isolation, allowing for rigorous field studies regarding research that represents a true mission as if the crew members are conducting a real expedition on Mars. Participants are assigned specific roles and tasks that are typically aligned with their ...
Qualitative Collective Case Study Of Targeted Violence Preparedness At Institutions Of Higher Education, Tim Gunter
Doctoral Dissertations and Projects
An increase in targeted violence incidents (TVIs), primarily active shooter events, at institutions of higher education (IHEs) has exposed gaps in campus security plan preparation and exercises. The purpose of this qualitative collective case study was to discover barriers to and best practices of universities and colleges conducting security preparedness activities for TVIs. The theory that guided this study was vested interest theory which predicts how attitudes will influence behavior in a commitment to preparedness fundamentals. The setting for this study was two institutions of higher education along the East Coast of the United States. Data collection techniques included site ...
A Traders Guide To The Predictive Universe- A Model For Predicting Oil Price Targets And Trading On Them, 2016 Washington University in St. Louis
A Traders Guide To The Predictive Universe- A Model For Predicting Oil Price Targets And Trading On Them, Jimmie Harold Lenz
Doctor of Business Administration Dissertations
At heart every trader loves volatility; this is where return on investment comes from, this is what drives the proverbial “positive alpha.” As a trader, understanding the probabilities related to the volatility of prices is key, however if you could also predict future prices with reliability the world would be your oyster. To this end, I have achieved three goals with this dissertation, to develop a model to predict future short term prices (direction and magnitude), to effectively test this by generating consistent profits utilizing a trading model developed for this purpose, and to write a paper that anyone with ...
A Study On The Effectiveness Of The Ism Code Through A Comparative Analysis Of Ism And Psc Data, 2016 World Maritime University
A Study On The Effectiveness Of The Ism Code Through A Comparative Analysis Of Ism And Psc Data, Min-Jung Lee
World Maritime University Dissertations
No abstract provided.
Operational Risks Of Malaysia-Singapore High Speed Rail Infrastructure To Extreme Climate Conditions, 2016 Department of Public Works, Ministry of Interior, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operational Risks Of Malaysia-Singapore High Speed Rail Infrastructure To Extreme Climate Conditions, Sazrul Leena Binti Sa’Adin, Sakdirat Kaewunruen, David Jaroszweski, Serdar Dindar
Investigation Of Risk-Based Maintenance Strategies For Turnout Geometry Restoration, 2016 University of Birmingham
Investigation Of Risk-Based Maintenance Strategies For Turnout Geometry Restoration, Serdar Dindar, Sakdirat Kaewunruen
Numerical Modeling And Seismic Assessment Of Smart Isolation System For High-Speed Railway Rc Bridge Subjected To Near-Field Ground Motions, Lingkun Chen
The 8th International Conference on Physical and Numerical Simulation of Materials Processing
No abstract provided.
Towards A Development Of A Mobile Application Security Invasiveness Index, 2016 Nova Southeastern University
Towards A Development Of A Mobile Application Security Invasiveness Index, Sam Espana
KSU Proceedings on Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice
The economic impact of Mobile IP, the standard that allows IP sessions to be maintained even when switching between different cellular towers or networks, has been staggering in terms of both scale and acceleration (Doherty, 2016). As voice communications transition to all-digital, all-IP networks such as 4G, there will be an increase in risk due to vulnerabilities, malware, and hacks that exist for PC-based systems and applications (Harwood, 2011). According to Gostev (2006), in June, 2004, a well-known Spanish virus collector known as VirusBuster, emailed the first known mobile phone virus to Kaspersky Lab, Moscow. Targeting the Symbian OS, the ...
Guidance Index For Shallow Landslide Hazard Analysis, 2016 The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Guidance Index For Shallow Landslide Hazard Analysis, Cheila Cullen
All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects
Rainfall-induced landslides are one of the most frequent hazards on slanted terrains. They lead to considerable economic losses and fatalities worldwide. Intense storms with high-intensity and long-duration rainfall have high potential to trigger rapidly moving soil masses due to changes in pore water pressure and seepage forces. Nevertheless, regardless of the intensity-duration of the rainfall, shallow landslides are influenced by antecedent soil moisture conditions. To the present day, no system exists that dynamically interrelates these two factors.
This work establishes a relationship between antecedent soil moisture and rainfall expressed in the form of a Shallow Landslide Index (SLI) at 1km ...
Toward Risk Assessment 2.0: Safety Supervisory Control And Model-Based Hazard Monitoring For Risk-Informed Safety Interventions, 2016 Georgia Institute of Technology
Toward Risk Assessment 2.0: Safety Supervisory Control And Model-Based Hazard Monitoring For Risk-Informed Safety Interventions, Francesca Favaro, Joseph Saleh
Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) is a staple in the engineering risk community, and it has become to some extent synonymous with the entire quantitative risk assessment undertaking. Limitations of PRA continue to occupy researchers, and workarounds are often proposed. After a brief review of this literature, we propose to address some of PRA׳s limitations by developing a novel framework and analytical tools for model-based system safety, or safety supervisory control, to guide safety interventions and support a dynamic approach to risk assessment and accident prevention. Our work shifts the emphasis from the pervading probabilistic mindset in risk assessment toward ...
A System-Of-Systems Framework For Assessment Of Resilience In Complex Construction Projects, 2016 Florida International University
A System-Of-Systems Framework For Assessment Of Resilience In Complex Construction Projects, Jin Zhu
FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Uncertainty is a major reason of low efficiency in construction projects. Traditional approaches in dealing with uncertainty in projects focus on risk identification, mitigation, and transfer. These risk-based approaches may protect projects from identified risks. However, they cannot ensure the success of projects in environments with deep uncertainty. Hence, there is a need for a paradigm shift from risk-based to resilience-based approaches. A resilience-based approach focuses on enhancing project resilience as a capability to cope with known and unknown uncertainty. The objective of this research is to fill the knowledge gap and create the theory of resilience in the context ...
A Model Of Human Harm From A Falling Unmanned Aircraft: Implications For Uas Regulation, 2016 Aviation Safety Management Systems Ltd, Andrew Shelley Economic Consulting Ltd
A Model Of Human Harm From A Falling Unmanned Aircraft: Implications For Uas Regulation, Andrew V. Shelley
International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace
This paper quantifies the human harm, in the form of fatalities and skull fractures, which could occur as a result of an unmanned aircraft falling from a height. The analysis is used to establish the maximum height at which an unmanned aircraft can be flown over people to achieve a level of safety consistent with the rate of ground fatalities from General Aviation. The maximum height is dependent on the aircraft mass and the population density of people on the ground below.
The results are used to inform a critical evaluation of recent recommendations from the FAA-chartered “Unmanned Aircraft Systems ...
A Risk Based Framework For Evaluating Gated Spillway Operations, 2016 Stanford University
A Risk Based Framework For Evaluating Gated Spillway Operations, Greg Paxson, Marty Mccann Jr, Mark Landis
6ᵗʰ International Symposium on Hydraulic Structures
Gated spillways are often necessary to provide both operational flexibility and discharge capacity to pass large flood events. However, gated spillways present operational challenges to dam owners and operators, often necessitating development of a flood operations plan (FOP) that is used in tandem with the dam’s emergency action plan (EAP). Even a well-intentioned and robust FOP/EAP can require personnel to predict flooding, use judgment particular to the requirements of the plan, and react quickly. In addition, all of the equipment required to operate the gates need to function as designed and be operated in accordance with the FOP ...
Operational Vulnerability Of The High Speed Rail Infrastructure In Malaysia From Climate Change Risks, 2016 Department of Public Works, Ministry of Interior, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operational Vulnerability Of The High Speed Rail Infrastructure In Malaysia From Climate Change Risks, Sazrul Leena Binti Sa’Adin, Sakdirat Kaewunruen, David Jaroszweski
Safety-Based Maintenance For Geometry Restoration Of Railway Turnout Systems In Various Operational Environments, 2016 KERETAPI TANAH MELAYU BERHAD (KTMB)
Safety-Based Maintenance For Geometry Restoration Of Railway Turnout Systems In Various Operational Environments, Muhammad Fitri Ishak, Serdar Dindar, Sakdirat Kaewunruen
Well I'Ll Be Damned - Insights Into Predictive Value Of Pedigree Information In Horse Racing, 2016 University of Southampton
Well I'Ll Be Damned - Insights Into Predictive Value Of Pedigree Information In Horse Racing, Timothy Baker Mr, Ming-Chien Sung, Johnnie Johnson Professor, Tiejun Ma
International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking
Fundamental form characteristics like how fast a horse ran at its last start, are widely used to help predict the outcome of horse racing events. The exception being in races where horses haven’t previously competed, such as Maiden races, where there is little or no publicly available past performance information. In these types of events bettors need only consider a simplified suite of factors however this is offset by a higher level of uncertainty. This paper examines the inherent information content embedded within a horse’s ancestry and the extent to which this information is discounted in the United ...
Quantitative Risk Evaluation Of Obstacle Limitation Surfaces For Final Approaches At Airports, 2016 University of Calgary
Quantitative Risk Evaluation Of Obstacle Limitation Surfaces For Final Approaches At Airports, Amila Silva, Alexandre G. De Barros
Journal of Aviation Technology and Engineering
Obstacle limitation surfaces (OLS) are the main safeguard against objects that can pose a hazard to aircraft operations at and around airports. The standard dimensions of the most of those surfaces were estimated using the pilot’s experience at the time when they were included in the standard documents. As a result, some of these standards may have been overestimated, while others may not provide an adequate level of safety. With airports moving to the Safety Management System (SMS) approach to design and operations safety, proper evaluation of the level of safety provided by OLS at specific sites becomes important ...