This collection contains selected publications and research by WPI faculty.

WPI faculty can submit their publications and research to be archived in Digital WPI by emailing digitalwpi@wpi.edu.

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Submissions from 2018

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Undergraduate Research and the Difference It Makes for LGBTQ+ Students, Kristin Boudreau, David DiBiasio, and Zoe Reidinger

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Mechatronic Expression: Reconsidering Expressivity in Music for Robotic Instruments, Steven Kemper and Scott Barton

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Tools for Teamwork: Asset Mapping and Team Processing Handbook, Geoff Pfeifer and Elisabeth A. Stoddard

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Working Towards More Equitable Team Dynamics: Mapping Student Assets to Minimize Stereotyping and Task Assignment Bias, Elisabeth Stoddard and Geoff Pfeifer

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A Robotic Percussive Aerophone, Karl Sundberg, Scott Barton, Andrew Walter, Tanuj Sane, Linda Baker, and Alex O'Brien

Submissions from 2017

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Negotiations and Play, Curtis Abel and Kristin Boudreau

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Systematic Variation in Rhythm Production as Tempo Changes, Scott Barton, Laura Getz, and Michael Kubovy

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Cyther: a human-playable, self-tuning robotic zither, Scott Barton, Ethan Prihar, and Paulo Carvalho

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Conformality and Q-harmonicity in sub-Riemannian manifolds, Luca Capogna, Giovanna Citti, Enrico Le Donne, and Alessandro Ottazzi

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Conformal equivalence of visual metrics in pseudoconvex domains, Luca Capogna and Enrico Le Donne

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Strong Comparison Principle for $p-$harmonic functions in Carnot-Caratheodory spaces, Luca Capogna and Xiaodan Zhou

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Whole Genome Sequence of the Heterozygous Clinical Isolate Candida krusei 81-B-5, Christina Cuomo, Terrance Shea, Bo Yang, Reeta Rao, and Anja Forche

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The Theatre of Humanitarian Engineering, David DiBiasio, Paula Quinn, Kristin Boudreau, Laura A. Robinson, John M. Sullivan Jr., John Bergendahl, and Leslie Dodson

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Knowing and Caring about Sanitation, Leslie Dodson, David DiBiasio, John Andrew Bergendahl, Paula Quinn, John M. Sullivan Jr., Glenn Gaudette, Curtis Abel, and Kristin Boudreau

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How Role-Playing Builds Empathy and Concern for Social Justice, Leslie Dodson, David DiBiasio, Paula Quinn, John Bergendahl, Kristin Boudreau, Glenn R. Gaudette, John M. Sullivan Jr., and Curtis Abel

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Teaching Students to Care, Karla Hignite

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Using Recurrent Neural Networks to Judge Fitness in Musical Genetic Algorithms, Peter Mitrano, Arthur Lockman, James Honicker, and Scott Barton

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A pre-therapeutic coating for medical devices that prevents the attachment of Candida albicans, Diego Vargas-Blanco, Aung Lynn, Jonah Rosch, Rony Noreldin, Anthony Salerni, Christopher Lambert, and Reeta Rao

Submissions from 2016

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Creativity in the Generation of Machine Rhythms, Scott Barton

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Humanitarian Engineering, Past and Present: A Role-Playing First-Year Course, Kristin Boudreau, Laura Robinson Hanlan, Leslie Dodson, David DiBiasio, Curtis Abel, John M. Sullivan Jr., Glenn R. Gaudette, John Bergendahl, Chrysanthe Demetry, Paul Kirby, Kristin K. Wobbe, Joseph Cullon, Nicholas Campbell, and Adam Carrier

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Regularity for subelliptic PDE through uniform estimates in multi-scale geometries, Luca Capogna and Giovanna Citti

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Smoothness of subRiemannian isometries, Luca Capogna and Enrico Le Donne

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Systems thinking metaphors for illuminating fundamental policy dilemmas, Khalid Saeed

Submissions from 2015

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Global Problems, Big Projects, and First Year Students: A Potent Mix! Teaching Portfolio, Marja Bakermans, Derren Rosbach, Elisabeth Stoddard, and Kristin K. Wobbe

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To See the World Anew: Learning Engineering through a Humanistic Lens, Kristin Boudreau

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Regularity of mean curvature flow of graphs on Lie groups free up to step 2, Luca Capogna, Giovanna Citti, and Maria Manfredini

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Generation Y, Baby Boomers, and Gaze Interaction Experience in Gaming, Soussan Djamasbi and Siavash Mortazavi

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The Relationship of Demographics to Consumers’ Use of an Extended Range of E-Health Services, Soussan Djamasbi and Vance Wilson

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The evolution of drug resistance in clinical isolates of Candida albicans, Christopher Ford, Jason Funt, Darren Abbey, Luca Issi, Candace Guiducci, Diego Martinez, Toni Delorey, Bi Li, Theodore White, Christina Cuomo, Reeta Rao, Judith Berman, Dawn Thompson, and Aviv Regev

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Dysrhythmia of timed movements in Parkinson's disease and freezing of gait, Christopher Tolleson, David Dobolyi, Olivia Roman, Kristen Kanoff, Scott Barton, Scott Wylie, Michael Kubovy, and Daniel Claassen

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Engaging Students with Global Challenges across the Curriculum, Kristin K. Wobbe and Richard Vaz

Submissions from 2014

Analyzing Affective Constructs: Emotions, Attitudes and Motivation, Ivon Arroyo

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Analyzing Affective Constructs: Emotions, Attitudes and Motivation, Ivon Arroyo

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Harnack estimates for degenerate parabolic equations modeled on the subelliptic p-Laplacian, Benny Avelin, Luca Capogna, Giovanna Citti, and Kaj Nystrom

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L ∞-Extremal Mappings in AMLE and Teichmüller Theory, Luca Capogna

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Augmented Reality and Print Communication, Soussan Djamasbi

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Eye Tracking and Web Experience, Soussan Djamasbi

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Designing for Success: Creating Business Value with Mobile User Experience (UX), Soussan Djamasbi, Wilman Gomez, Georgi Kardzhaliyski, Wan Liu, Frank Oglesby, and Dan McAuliffe

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Visual Search, Soussan Djamasbi and Adrienne Hall-Phillips

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Can Fixation on Main Images Predict Visual Appeal of Homepages?, Soussan Djamasbi, Marisa Siegel, and Tom Tullis

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Host Pathogen Relations: Exploring Animal Models for Fungal Pathogens, Catherine Harwood and Reeta Rao

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The Design of Educational Programs in System Dynamics at WPI, Oleg V. Pavlov, James K. Doyle, Khalid Saeed, James M. Lyneis, and Michael J. Radzicki

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Jay Forrester’s Disruptive Models of Economic Behavior, Khalid Saeed

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Policy Space and System Dynamics Modeling of Environmental Agendas, Khalid Saeed

System Dynamics: A Disruptive Science. A Conversation with Jay W. Forrester, founder of the field, Khalid Saeed

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On the Dynamics of Contributions and Beliefs in Repeated Public Good Games, Alexander Smith

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Trust and Other Cognitive Antecedents of Intention to Comply with Spam Email, Vance Wilson, Adrienne Hall-Phillips, and Soussan Djamasbi

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Testing the Group Task Demands-Resources Model among IT Professionals, Vance Wilson, Steven D. Sheetz, Soussan Djamasbi, and Joanna Webber

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Dynastic Cycle: A Resource Allocation Theme for Addressing Dissent in Universities, Raafat Zaini, Khalid Saeed, Michael Elmes, and Oleg Pavlov

Submissions from 2013

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Sub-Riemannian heat kernels and mean curvature flow of graphs, Luca Capogna, Giovanna Citti, and Cosimo Magnani

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Uniform Gaussian bounds for subelliptic heat kernels and an application to the total variation flow of graphs over Carnot groups, Luca Capogna, Giovanna Citti, and Maria Manfredini

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A subelliptic analogue of Aronson-Serrin’s Harnack inequality, Luca Capogna, Giovanna Citti, and Garrett Rea

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Integer-valued DEA super-efficiency based on directional distance function with an application of evaluating mood and its impact on performance, Yao Chen, Soussan Djamasbi, Juan Du, and Sungmook Lim

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An Examination of Ads and Viewing Behavior: An Eye Tracking Study on Desktop and Mobile Devices, Soussan Djamasbi, Adrienne Hall-Phillips, and Ruijiao Yang

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SERPs and Ads on Mobile Devices: An Eye Tracking Study for Generation Y, Soussan Djamasbi, Adrienne Hall-Phillips, and Ruijiao Yang

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Search Results Pages and Competition for Attention Theory: An Exploratory Eye-Tracking Study, Soussan Djamasbi, Adrienne Hall-Phillips, and Ruijiao (Rachel) Yang

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App-Like Mobile Optimization and User Experience, Soussan Djamasbi, Georgi V. Kardzhaliyski, Tammy Liu, Wilman Gomez, and Frank E. Oglesby

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Young Adult Health Promotion: Supporting Research Design with Eye-Tracking Methodologies, Soussan Djamasbi and E. Vance Wilson

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Do Ads Matter? An Exploration of Web Search Behavior, Visual Hierarchy, and Search Engine Results Pages, Adrienne Hall-Phillips, Ruijiao (Rachel) Yang, and Soussan Djamasbi

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Cost Optimized Reliability Test Planning and Decision Making Through Bayesian Methods, C H. Recchia

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System Dynamics: A Disruptive Science, Khalid Saeed

Portfolio Optimization under Convex Incentive Schemes, Stephan Sturm and Maxim Bichuch

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Developing and Validating Feedback and Coherence Measures in Computer-Mediated Communication, Vance Wilson and Soussan Djamasbi

Submissions from 2012

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A TREE-CLIMBING ROBOT FOR INVASIVE INSECT DETECTION, Benzun Pious Wisely Babu, Erick T. Read, and Michael A. Gennert

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An Aronsson type approach to extremal quasiconformal mappings, Luca Capogna and Andrew Raich

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Eye Movements, Perceptions, and Performance, Soussan Djamasbi, Dhiren Mehta, and Ami Samani

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Designing Noticeable Bricklets by Tracking Users’ Eye Movements, Soussan Djamasbi, Marisa Siegel, and Tom Tullis

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Faces and Viewing Behavior: An Exploratory Investigation, Soussan Djamasbi, Marisa Siegel, and Tom Tullis

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HandsOn DB: Managing Data Dependencies involving Human Actions, Mohamed Y. Eltabakh, Walid Aref, Ahmed Elmagarmid, and Mourad Ouzzani

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A quasi-experimental evaluation of an on-line formative assessment and tutoring system., Neil T. Heffernan iii

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Effects of Processing Residual Stresses on Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior of Structural Materials: Experimental Approaches and Microstructural Mechanisms, Christopher J. Lammi and Diana Lados

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Robust Distributed Stream Processing, Chuan Lei, Elke A. Rundensteiner, and Joshua Guttman

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A Practical Regularity Partitioning Algorithm and its Applications in Clustering, Gábor N. Sárközy, Fei Song, and Endre Szemerédi

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From Smile Asymptotics to Market Risk Measures, Stephan Sturm and Ronnie Sircar

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Geometry-Driven Charge Accumulation in Electrokinetic Flows Between Thin, Closely Spaced Laminates, Burt S. Tilley, Bogdan M. Vernescu, and J. D. Plummer

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Understanding What They Do with What They Know, Craig E. Willis and Can Tatar

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Interpersonality and Online Persuasion, Vance Wilson and Soussan Djamasbi

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Interpersonality and Online Persuasion, Vance E. Wilson and Soussan Djamasbi

Submissions from 2011

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Localized Recrystallization in Cast Al-Si-Mg Alloy During Solution Heat Treatment: Dilatometric and Calorimetric Studies, S. K. Chaudhury, V. Warke, S. Shankar, and Diran Apelian

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Relay Selection in Cooperative Networks with Frequency Selective Fading, Qingxiong Deng and Andrew G. Klein

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Online Viewing and Aesthetic Preferences of Generation Y and Baby Boomers: Testing User Website Experience through Eye Tracking, Soussan Djamasbi, Marisa Siegel, Jeanine Skorinko, and Tom Tullis

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Visual Hierarchy and Viewing Behavior: An Eye Tracking Study, Soussan Djamasbi, Marisa Siegel, and Tom Tullis

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On refined volatility smile expansion in the Heston model, Peter K. Friz, Stefan Gerhold, Archil Gulisashvili, and Stephan Sturm

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Solution Treatment Effects on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Al-(1 to 13 Pct)Si-Mg Cast Alloys, Diana A. Lados and Diran Apelian

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Aging Effects on Heat Treatment Response and Mechanical Properties of Al-(1 to 13 Pct)Si-Mg Cast Alloys, Diana A. Lados, Diran Apelian, and Libo Wang

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A Comparative Analysis of Blind and Sighted Users’ Acceptance of Online Music Stores, Eleanor Loiacono and Soussan Djamasbi

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Corporate Website Accessibility: Does Legislation Matter?, Eleanor Loiacono and Soussan Djamasbi

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Why Virtual Job Recruiting Is Not Well Accepted by Generation Y?—A Case Study on Second Life, Eleanor Loiacono, Soussan Djamasbi, Bengisu Tulu, and Oleg V. Pavlov

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Achieving High Freshness and Optimal Throughput in Resource-Limited Execution of Multi-Join Continuous Queries, Abhishek Mukherji and Elke A. Rundensteiner

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Recent Advances in Microdevices for Transportation Industry, Ryszard J. Pryputniewicz

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Arbitrage-Free Models in Markets with Transaction Costs, Hasanjan Sayit and Frederi Viens

Is the Minimum Value of an Option on Variance Generated by Local Volatility?, Stephan Sturm, Mathias Beiglöck, and Peter K. Friz

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Oral Consumption of Cranberry Juice Cocktail Inhibits Molecular-Scale Adhesion of Clinical Uropathogenic Escherichia Coli, Yuanyuan Tao, Paola A. Pinzón-Arango, Amy B. Howell, and Terri A. Camesano

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Consideration of Service Time in Placing Clients of Web-Based Services, Craig E. Willis and Wei Zhang

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Numerical Simulation and Experimental Validation of Residual Stresses in Water-Quenched Aluminum Alloy Castings, Bowang Xiao, Keyu Li, Qigui Wang, and Yiming Rong

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An Experimental Study of Heat Transfer During Forced Air Convection, Bowang Xiao, Gang Wang, Qigui Wang, Mohammed Maniruzzaman, Yiming Rong, and Richard D. Sisson Jr.

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Impact of Flow Rates in a Cardiac Cycle on Correlations Between Advanced Human Carotid Plaque Progression and Mechanical Flow Shear Stress and Plaque Wall Stress, Chun Yang, Gador Canton, Chun Yuan, Marina Ferguson, Thomas S. Hatsukami, and Dalin Tang

Submissions from 2010

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Empowering First Year Students by Immersion in a "Grand Challenges" Course on Sustainable Development, Diran Apelian

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Effect of Sugars on Artemisinin Production in Artemisia annua L.: Transcription and Metabolite Measurements, Patrick R. Arsenault, Daniel R. Vail, Kristin K. Wobbe, and Pamela J. Weathers

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Explaining Cache SER Anomaly Using Relative DUE AVF Measurement, Arijit Biswas, Charles H. Recchia, Shubhendu S. Mukherjee, Vinod Ambrose, Leo Chan, Aamer Jaleel, Mike Plaster, and Norbert Seifert