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Development Of A Land Cover Characteristics Data Base For The Conterminous U.S., Thomas R. Loveland, James W. Merchant, Donald O. Ohlen, Jesslyn F. Brown Jan 9999

Development Of A Land Cover Characteristics Data Base For The Conterminous U.S., Thomas R. Loveland, James W. Merchant, Donald O. Ohlen, Jesslyn F. Brown

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Branched Oak Lake State Recreation Area Jan 9999

Branched Oak Lake State Recreation Area

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Transmissivity Of The Principal Aquifer In Nebraska Jan 9999

Transmissivity Of The Principal Aquifer In Nebraska

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Nebraska Map Of Counties, Conservation Survey Division Jan 9999

Nebraska Map Of Counties, Conservation Survey Division

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Nebraska Groundwater In Storage, Conservation Survey Division Jan 9999

Nebraska Groundwater In Storage, Conservation Survey Division

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Nebraska Natural Resources District Boundaries, Nebraska Natural Resources Commission Jan 9999

Nebraska Natural Resources District Boundaries, Nebraska Natural Resources Commission

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Distribution And Thickness Of Glacial Till In Nebraska. Jan 9999

Distribution And Thickness Of Glacial Till In Nebraska.

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Nebraska Natural Resource District Boundaries Jan 9999

Nebraska Natural Resource District Boundaries

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Statewide Precipitation And Discharge Of Platte River Above Ashland, Bryce B. Pease Jan 9999

Statewide Precipitation And Discharge Of Platte River Above Ashland, Bryce B. Pease

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Precambrian Rock Descriptions From Deep Wells In Nebraska, E. Liedecke Jan 9999

Precambrian Rock Descriptions From Deep Wells In Nebraska, E. Liedecke

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Dissolved Solids Sampling Sites And Zones Of Concentration Jan 9999

Dissolved Solids Sampling Sites And Zones Of Concentration

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Groundwater Regions In Nebraska Jan 9999

Groundwater Regions In Nebraska

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Nebraska County Map Jan 9999

Nebraska County Map

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Generalized Soil Map Of Nebraska Jan 9999

Generalized Soil Map Of Nebraska

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Topographic Regions Of Nebraska, G. E. Condra Jan 9999

Topographic Regions Of Nebraska, G. E. Condra

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Areas In Nebraska Of Subirrigated Vegetation, John Elder Jan 9999

Areas In Nebraska Of Subirrigated Vegetation, John Elder

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Irrigation Water Diagram Jan 9999

Irrigation Water Diagram

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Generalized Classification Of Economic Minerals Jan 9999

Generalized Classification Of Economic Minerals

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Metric System Vs. Inch-Pound Units Jan 9999

Metric System Vs. Inch-Pound Units

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Holdrege: Nebraska's State Soil Jan 9999

Holdrege: Nebraska's State Soil

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Report Of The Nebraska Conservation And Soil Survey, G. E. Condra Jan 9999

Report Of The Nebraska Conservation And Soil Survey, G. E. Condra

Conservation and Survey Division

No abstract provided.


Application Of Response Surface Methodology On The Nanofluid Flow Over A Rotating Disk With Autocatalytic Chemical Reaction And Entropy Generation Optimization, Tahir Mehmood, Muhammad Ramzan, Fares Howari, Seifedine Kadry, Yu Ming Chu Dec 2021

Application Of Response Surface Methodology On The Nanofluid Flow Over A Rotating Disk With Autocatalytic Chemical Reaction And Entropy Generation Optimization, Tahir Mehmood, Muhammad Ramzan, Fares Howari, Seifedine Kadry, Yu Ming Chu

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© 2021, The Author(s). The role of nanofluids is of fundamental significance in the cooling process of small electronic devices including microchips and other associated gadgets in microfluidics. With such astounding applications of nanofluids in mind, it is intended to examine the flow of magnetohydrodynamic nanofluid comprising a novel combination of multi-walled carbon nanotubes and engine oil over a stretched rotating disk. The concentration equation is modified by considering the autocatalytic chemical reaction. The succor of the bvp4c numerical technique amalgamated with the response surface methodology is secured for the solution of a highly nonlinear system of equations. The sensitivity ...


Irreversibility Minimization Analysis Of Ferromagnetic Oldroyd-B Nanofluid Flow Under The Influence Of A Magnetic Dipole, Muhammad Ramzan, Fares Howari, Jae Dong Chung, Seifedine Kadry, Yu Ming Chu Dec 2021

Irreversibility Minimization Analysis Of Ferromagnetic Oldroyd-B Nanofluid Flow Under The Influence Of A Magnetic Dipole, Muhammad Ramzan, Fares Howari, Jae Dong Chung, Seifedine Kadry, Yu Ming Chu

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© 2021, The Author(s). Studies highlighting nanoparticles suspensions and flow attributes in the context of their application are the subject of current research. In particular, the utilization of these materials in biomedical rheological models has gained great attention. Magneto nanoparticles have a decisive role in the ferrofluid flows to regulate their viscoelastic physiognomies. Having such substantial interest in the flow of ferrofluids our objective is to elaborate the melting heat transfer impact in a stretched Oldroyd-B flow owing to a magnetic dipole in the presence of entropy generation optimization. Buongiorno nanofluid model expounding thermophoretic and Brownian features are considered. Moreover ...


Spatially Extensive Ground‐Penetrating Radar Snow Depth Observations During Nasa's 2017 Snowex Campaign: Comparison With In Situ, Airborne, And Satellite Observations, Hans-Peter Marshall Nov 2021

Spatially Extensive Ground‐Penetrating Radar Snow Depth Observations During Nasa's 2017 Snowex Campaign: Comparison With In Situ, Airborne, And Satellite Observations, Hans-Peter Marshall

Geosciences Faculty Publications and Presentations

Seasonal snow is an important component of Earth's hydrologic cycle and climate system, yet it remains challenging to consistently and accurately measure snow depth and snow water equivalent (SWE) across the range of diverse snowpack conditions that exist on Earth. The NASA SnowEx campaign is focused on addressing the primary gaps in snow remote sensing in order to gain an improved spatiotemporal understanding of this important resource and to further efforts toward a future satellite‐based snow remote sensing mission. Ground‐penetrating radar (GPR) is an efficient and mature approach for measuring snow depth and SWE. We collected ~1 ...


Taxthemis: Interactive Mining And Exploration Of Suspicious Tax Evasion Group, Yating Lin, Kamkwai Wong, Yong Wang, Rong Zhang, Bo Dong, Huamin Qu, Qinghua Zheng Oct 2021

Taxthemis: Interactive Mining And Exploration Of Suspicious Tax Evasion Group, Yating Lin, Kamkwai Wong, Yong Wang, Rong Zhang, Bo Dong, Huamin Qu, Qinghua Zheng

Research Collection School Of Computing and Information Systems

Tax evasion is a serious economic problem for many countries, as it can undermine the government’s tax system and lead to an unfair business competition environment. Recent research has applied data analytics techniques to analyze and detect tax evasion behaviors of individual taxpayers. However, they have failed to support the analysis and exploration of the related party transaction tax evasion (RPTTE) behaviors (e.g., transfer pricing), where a group of taxpayers is involved. In this paper, we present TaxThemis, an interactive visual analytics system to help tax officers mine and explore suspicious tax evasion groups through analyzing heterogeneous tax-related ...


Qlens: Visual Analytics Of Multi-Step Problem-Solving Behaviors For Improving Question Design, Meng Xia, Reshika P. Velumani, Yong Wang, Huamin Qu, Xiaojuan Ma Oct 2021

Qlens: Visual Analytics Of Multi-Step Problem-Solving Behaviors For Improving Question Design, Meng Xia, Reshika P. Velumani, Yong Wang, Huamin Qu, Xiaojuan Ma

Research Collection School Of Computing and Information Systems

With the rapid development of online education in recent years, there has been an increasing number of learning platforms that provide students with multi-step questions to cultivate their problem-solving skills. To guarantee the high quality of such learning materials, question designers need to inspect how students’ problem-solving processes unfold step by step to infer whether students’ problem-solving logic matches their design intent. They also need to compare the behaviors of different groups (e.g., students from different grades) to distribute questions to students with the right level of knowledge. The availability of fine-grained interaction data, such as mouse movement trajectories ...


Tradao: A Visual Analytics System For Trading Algorithm Optimization, Ka Wing Tsang, Haotian Li, Fuk Ming Lam, Yifan Mu, Yong Wang, Huamin Qu Oct 2021

Tradao: A Visual Analytics System For Trading Algorithm Optimization, Ka Wing Tsang, Haotian Li, Fuk Ming Lam, Yifan Mu, Yong Wang, Huamin Qu

Research Collection School Of Computing and Information Systems

With the wide applications of algorithmic trading, it has become critical for traders to build a winning trading algorithm to beat the market. However, due to the lack of efficient tools, traders mainly rely on their memory to manually compare the algorithm instances of a trading algorithm and further select the best trading algorithm instance for the real trading deployment. We work closely with industry practitioners to discover and consolidate user requirements and develop an interactive visual analytics system for trading algorithm optimization. Structured expert interviews are conducted to evaluateTradAOand a representative case study is documented for illustrating the system ...


Visual Analysis Of Discrimination In Machine Learning, Qianwen Wang, Zhenghua Xu, Zhutian Chen, Yong Wang, Yong Wang, Huamin Qu Oct 2021

Visual Analysis Of Discrimination In Machine Learning, Qianwen Wang, Zhenghua Xu, Zhutian Chen, Yong Wang, Yong Wang, Huamin Qu

Research Collection School Of Computing and Information Systems

The growing use of automated decision-making in critical applications, such as crime prediction and college admission, has raised questions about fairness in machine learning. How can we decide whether different treatments are reasonable or discriminatory? In this paper, we investigate discrimination in machine learning from a visual analytics perspective and propose an interactive visualization tool, DiscriLens, to support a more comprehensive analysis. To reveal detailed information on algorithmic discrimination, DiscriLens identifies a collection of potentially discriminatory itemsets based on causal modeling and classification rules mining. By combining an extended Euler diagram with a matrix-based visualization, we develop a novel set ...


Stay Calm And Focus On The Learning Outcomes: Tools For Taking Biophysical Chemistry Online, Maria Ballester, Brian L. Van Hoozen Jr., Arthur Sikora Aug 2021

Stay Calm And Focus On The Learning Outcomes: Tools For Taking Biophysical Chemistry Online, Maria Ballester, Brian L. Van Hoozen Jr., Arthur Sikora

Chemistry and Physics Faculty Articles

Course specific learning outcomes are an important tool to define the scope of a course and can be very helpful when designing experiments and assessments. With slight modification, these learning outcomes can serve as a guide when transitioning to the distance learning format especially in courses with a traditional lab. Here we present such an example for the biophysical chemistry course.


Splash: Learnable Activation Functions For Improving Accuracy And Adversarial Robustness, Mohammadamin Tavakoli, Forest Agostinelli, Pierre Baldi Aug 2021

Splash: Learnable Activation Functions For Improving Accuracy And Adversarial Robustness, Mohammadamin Tavakoli, Forest Agostinelli, Pierre Baldi

Publications

We introduce SPLASH units, a class of learnable activation functions shown to simultaneously improve the accuracy of deep neural networks while also improving their robustness to adversarial attacks. SPLASH units have both a simple parameterization and maintain the ability to approximate a wide range of non-linear functions. SPLASH units are: (1) continuous; (2) grounded (f(0)=0"); (3) use symmetric hinges; and (4) their hinges are placed at fixed locations which are derived from the data (i.e. no learning required). Compared to nine other learned and fixed activation functions, including ReLU and its variants, SPLASH units show superior performance ...