University of Lethbridge Institutional Repository: Recent submissions

  • Xu, Linglin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of GeographyArts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2017)
    With a growing population and a rising standard of living, how to maintain food production that meets the increasing demand for food without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs is becoming ...
  • Akter, Sharmin; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2017)
    We examine the problem of covering points with minimum number of axis-parallel lines in three dimensional space which is an NP-complete problem. We introduce Lagrangian based algorithms to approximate the point cover ...
  • Rafee, Md Mahmudul Hasan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2017)
    Machine learning techniques have been applied to improve the learning process and to learn about the utilization of natural languages. Previous research has shown that similar techniques can be applied in the analysis ...
  • Jensen, Ashley Marie; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017)
    This study was the first to examine the genetic structure of a widespread game bird, the Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus). We uncovered multiple factors acting in concert that are likely responsible for mediating contemporary ...
  • Ansari, Lazima; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2017)
    Large-scale optimization of combinatorial problems is one of the most challenging areas. These problems are characterized by large sets of data (variables and constraints). In this thesis, we study large-scale optimization ...
  • Stringam, Sarah Lisbeth; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Fine Arts (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of ArtFine ArtsDepartment of Art, 2017)
    How Can I Miss You if I Don’t Know You’re There? is an MFA thesis project that addresses the inevitable contradictions and tensions inherent in human/animal relationships. This work is a series of sculptural pieces installed ...
  • Khan, Ahamad Imtiaz; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2017)
    When we solve a system of nonlinear equations or nonlinear least-squares problem by Newton's method or one of its many variants, the most computationally expensive operations per iteration are the evaluation of the Jacobian ...
  • Fiske, Jo-Anne (Institute for the Study of Women, Mount Saint Vincent UniversityArts and ScienceDepartment of Women and Gender StudiesUniversity of Lethbridge, 2000)
    In the past fifteen years much has changed respecting the representation of Aboriginal women in feminist scholarship. The emergenceof Aboriginal women's scholarship in law, education, and literature has had a major and ...
  • Russell, Gillian; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2017)
    The purpose of this thesis was to a) develop measures to capture and quantify implicit memory associations in gambling, and b) identify the presence and magnitude of these implicit associations as it relates to a person’s ...
  • Stauffer, Lois Rae; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2017)
    This thesis explores how the Scottish people of early modern Edinburgh understood the physical construction of this walled city, and will focus on how Edinburgh’s inhabitants saw, knew, and understood specific places. ...
  • Peacock, Kent (Arts and SciencesDepartment of PhilosophyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2017)
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  • Peacock, Kent (The American Physical SocietyArts and SciencesDepartment of PhilosophyUniversity of Lethbridge, 1992)
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  • Dekruyf, Katherine A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Native American StudiesArts and ScienceDepartment of Native American Studies, 2017)
    Urban Aboriginal communities continue to seek greater influence in municipal planning and policy-development processes. Co-production has been proposed as a viable means to develop appropriate policies in full, equal, ...
  • Pelech, Sharon (University of CalgaryEducationUniversity of Lethbridge, 2013)
    In this article, the author explores the need for science education to be taught as a hermeneutic event, as opposed to a book of facts to be memorized. The fragmented, passive transmission of facts does not allow students ...
  • McGeough, Kevin M. (Department of Theology and Religion, University of OtagoArts and SciencesDepartment of GeographyUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    Biblical archaeology is often thought to have emerged as a positivist hybrid of Victorian Near Eastern studies and the new critical approach to biblical studies. When the results of this emerging field were applied to ...
  • Mercer, Nicholas; Hanrahan, Maura (Taylor & FrancisArts and SciencesDepartment of Native American StudiesUniversity of WaterlooUniversity of Lethbridge, 2017)
    Background: Black Tickle-Domino is an extremely water-insecure remote Inuit community in the Canadian subarctic that lacks piped-water. Drinking water consumption in the community is less than a third of the Canadian ...
  • Fetner, Tina; Elafros, Athena (MDPIArts and SciencesDepartment of SociologyMcMaster UniversityUniversity of Lethbridge, 2015)
    We examine the lived experiences of high-school students who participated in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ)-centered activism of some kind, highlighting the promise of gay-straight alliance groups ...
  • Hunt, Gary L.; Mueller, Richard E. (MIT PressArts and ScienceDepartment of EconomicsUniversity of MaineUniversity of Lethbridge, 2004)
    Utilizing a utility-maximizing, Roy-type, discrete choice model of worker location in Canadian provinces and U.S. states that incorporates returns to skill, amenities, fixed costs, distance, language, and border effects, ...
  • Leshinski, Sarah E.; Wheaton, Craig A.; Sun, Hongsui; Roering, Andrew J.; Tanski, Joseph M.; Fox, Daniel J.; Hayes, Paul G.; Waterman, Rory (Royal Society of ChemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryUniversity of VermontUniversity of LethbridgeVassar CollegeBoston College, 2016)
    Investigation of a triamidoamine-supported zirconium hydride intermediate, important to a range of catalytic reactions, revealed the potential Lewis acidity of [k5-N,N,N,N,C-(Me3SiNCH2CH2)2NCH2CH2NSiMe2CH2]Zr (1). A ...
  • MacNeil, Connor S.; Johnson, Kevin R. D.; Hayes, Paul G.; Boeré, René T. (Wiley BlackwellArts and ScienceUniversity of Lethbridge, 2016)
    The solid-state structure of a dimeric -diketiminate magnesium(II) complex is discussed. The compound, di- -iodido-bis[({4-amino-1,5-bis[2,6-bis(propan-2- yl)phenyl]pent-3-en-2-ylidene}azanido- 2N,N0)magnesium(II)] ...