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  • Marcotte, Christina; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Political Science, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2009)
    Canadian border security policies are largely shaped by the asymmetrical relationship that exists between Canada and the United States. American markets are the primary destination for over eighty percent of Canadian ...
  • Walton, Frank Stewart; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1997Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 1997)
    In the development of explosively formed projectiles (EFPs), researchers are faced with the problem of testing prospective metals at high strain rates. So far it has been assumed that, relative to the cooling time, the ...
  • Penner, James Allan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1995Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 1995)
    Taking as a given the general decline of organized religion in Canada, this thesis attempts to document the present lack of commitment towards organized religion among adolescents. Four questions are explored: (1) how ...
  • Spanswick, Simon; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2010)
    Long-term adrenalectomy (ADX) results in a specific loss of dentate gyrus granule cells in the hippocampus of adult rats, occurring over a period of weeks to months. This loss of granule cells results in cognitive deficits ...
  • Driscoll, Ira; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceNeuroscience, 2005)
    The purpose of the current thesis was twofold: (1) to examine various factors that might be contributing to age-related learning and memory deficits specifically related to the hippocampus, and (2) to validate our rat model ...
  • Ren, Xiaomeng; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2007)
    Agricultural vulnerability is generally referred to as the degree to which agricultural systems are likely to experience harm due to a stress. In this study, an existing analytical method to quantify vulnerability was ...
  • Patterson, Shane; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2001Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2001)
    Land application of wood ash is becoming more appealing, as a disposable alternative, to landfilling options. It is estimated that 110,000 tonnes of wood ash is produced annually in Alberta by cogeneration systems, a large ...
  • Johnson, Ryan L.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2000Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2000)
    Leaf area index (LAI) provides forestry information that is important for regional scale ecological models and in studies of global change. This research examines the effects of mountainous terrain on the radiometric ...
  • Schindeler, Marda; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1998Arts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 1998)
    Alberta's first arts legislation, the Cultural Development Act, was passed in 1946. It was followed by numerous policy initiatives to support the arts, including creation of facilities for training of artists, development ...
  • Thomas, Dallas; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Computer Science, 2006)
    This study seeks to design algorithms that may be used to determine if a given lattice is a good approximation to a given rigid protein structure. Ideal lattice models discovered using our techniques may then be used in ...
  • Weasel Head, Gabrielle; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Arts and ScienceDepartment of Native American Studies, 2011)
    This thesis explores Blackfoot homelessness in relation to traditional attachments to Blackfoot territory. It addresses the underlying causes of Blackfoot homelessness in the city of Lethbridge. It speaks to the participants’ ...
  • Greenshields, Mary Clare; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of English, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2010)
    This thesis is organised into two chapters and an appendix. The first chapter explores the significant American expatriate movement in France in the early part of the twentieth century, in an effort to answer the question ...
  • Gonzalez, Claudia L. R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2004)
    This thesis investigates the behavioural and anatomical correlates of recovery from motor cortex damage in rats. The effectiveness of behavioural, pharmacological, and regenerative treatments was investigated using models ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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