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  • Charlton, Christopher; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Political Science, 2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2009)
    Like its counterparts in other provinces, the Alberta New Democratic Party has a formal relationship with organized labour. This thesis will examine the logic of the underlying relationship that persists between the two ...
  • Hosseini, Seyed Hossein; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2016)
    The spatio-temporal organization of one RNA polymerase (RNAP) along a DNA strand is explored by studying a kinetic stochastic model for transcription process, the first step in gene expression. An explicit expression for ...
  • Shahmansouri, Houman; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2016)
    In the computer age, managing large data repositories is one of the common challenges, especially for music data. Categorizing, manipulating, and refining music tracks are among the most complex tasks in Music Information ...
  • Comeau, Wendy L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2007)
    The effects of experience on developing and mature prefrontal brain circuitry and behaviour were investigated in rats using Ritalin, complex housing, and learning as tools. The results showed that Ritalin altered prefrontal ...
  • Joty, Shafiz Rayhan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2008)
    When a user is served with a ranked list of relevant documents by the standard document search engines, his search task is usually not over. He has to go through the entire document contents to find the precise piece of ...
  • Sadid-Al-Hasan, Sheikh; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2009)
    The term “Google” has become a verb for most of us. Search engines, however, have certain limitations. For example ask it for the impact of the current global financial crisis in different parts of the world, and you can ...
  • James, Clayton; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2008)
    Parasites exert substantial costs on their hosts. Thus, natural selection should favour behavioural defenses that reduce hosts’ exposure to parasites. This prediction has rarely been tested for aquatic hosts exposed to ...
  • Lieff, Sam; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2006)
    Many scientists have used the expediency of geographic information science (GIS) for archaeological analyses, such as predictive site location modeling and producing topographical site surveys. However, the use of GIS to ...
  • Choudhury, Salimur Rashid; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Deptartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2008Arts and ScienceMathematics and Computer Science, 2008)
    Clusters in protein interaction networks can potentially help identify functional relationships among proteins. We study the clustering problem by modeling it as graph cut problems. Given an edge weighted graph, the goal ...
  • Islam, Mohammad Tauhidul; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2009)
    Knapsack problem has been widely studied in computer science for years. There exist several variants of the problem, with zero-one maximum knapsack in one dimension being the simplest one. In this thesis we study ...
  • Pahari, Shankar; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2008)
    Auxin controls a range of growth related characteristics by a mechanism dependent upon polar auxin transport. We have identified a leaf vein patterning mutant that shows a simple first leaf vein pattern. The veins are ...
  • Smienk, Megan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Univerisity of Lethbridge, Dept. of Political ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2010)
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  • Ahmadi, Morteza; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and SciencePhysics, 2006)
    In this thesis, aspects of the physics of black holes are reviewed and new results in black hole thermodynamics are presented. First, general black hole solutions of Einstein’s equations of general relativity are mentioned ...
  • Zampeli, Adamantia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, 2014Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2014)
    Quantum gravity deals with the formulation of a physical theory consistent with both quantum and gravitational principles. The formulation is based on two main methods of quantisation, the canonical and the covariant one. ...
  • Parvin, Mst Shahina; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of SociologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2016)
    By employing Foucauldian and post-structural feminist theories and the method of discourse analysis, this research examines Bangladeshi media and fertility centres’ truth construction process in regards to motherhood, ...
  • Thomas, Matthew P. L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Kinesiology and Physical EducationArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2016)
    Prolonged sedentary time in children and youth is associated with decreased physical fitness, motor competence and overall health. Active video games (e.g. exergames) have been suggested as a more active alternative to ...
  • Sasani, Sara; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2015)
    This thesis is an examination of the theory of association schemes. A part of this thesis focuses on the relation between association schemes and different combinatorial objects. Special attention is paid to the notion ...
  • VandenBerg, Penny M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Pyschology, 2002)
    The time course of peri-infarct diaschisis following a focal ischemic infarct and the effects of delayed rehabilitation on behavioral and functional recovery were examined. Intracortical microstimulation (ICMS) was used ...
  • Jones, Scott Curtis; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Physics & Astronomy, 2010)
    Fourier transform spectroscopy (FTS) is one of the premier ways to collect source information through emitted radiation. It is so named because the principal measurement technique involves the analysis of spectra ...
  • Ghaderpour, Ebrahim; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2013)
    An orthogonal design of order n and type (si,..., se), denoted OD(n; si,..., se), is a square matrix X of order n with entries from {0, ±x1,..., ±xe}, where the Xj’s are commuting variables, that satisfies XX* = ^ ^g=1 ...