CCE Theses and Dissertations

CCE Theses and Dissertations

 
This repository hosts dissertations and M.S. theses completed at the school, across Ph.D. programs in computer science, information systems, information assurance, and computing technology in education, as well as the occasional M.S. thesis from computer science and management information systems.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Dissertation: An Approach to Twitter Event Detection Using the Newsworthiness Metric, Jonathan Adkins

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Perspectives of Online Instructors Towards Distance Learning Technologies at the Saudi Electronic University (SEU), Ayman Alfahid

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Dissertation: SNS as an Educational Tool: Effect on Academic Performance and Learners’ Perceptions, Nawwaf Mohssen Altalhi

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Dissertation: Identifying Physicians’ User Experience (UX) Pain Points in Using Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems, Elizabeth Janelle Arceneaux

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Dissertation: A Hierarchical Temporal Memory Sequence Classifier for Streaming Data, Jeffrey Barnett

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Dissertation: Improvements to Iterated Local Search for Microaggregation, Tracy Bierman

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Dissertation: Organizational Culture and Knowledge Transfer in Enterprise Social Media, Garry Blackstock

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Dissertation: An Empirical Assessment of Audio/Visual/Haptic Alerts and Warnings to Mitigate Risk of Phishing Susceptibility in Emails on Mobile Devices, Molly Marie Cooper

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Dissertation: An Empirical Assessment of Cybersecurity Readiness and Resilience in Small Businesses, Darrell Eilts

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Dissertation: Prediction of Sudden Cardiac Death Using Ensemble Classifiers, Ayman Momtaz El-Geneidy

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Dissertation: Adaptive Batch Size Selection in Active Learning for Regression, Anthony L. Faulds

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Dissertation: An Investigation of the Factors that Contribute to the Perceived Likelihood of Compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule among Healthcare Covered Entities and Business Associates, James Furstenberg

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Dissertation: SNS Use, Risk, and Executive Behavior, Andrew Green

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Dissertation: Smart Privacy for IoT: Privacy Embedded Design for Home Automation Systems, Love James

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Dissertation: Reducing BitTorrent Download Time via Handshake-Based Switching, Elliotte Kim

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Dissertation: The Influence of Cognitive Factors and Personality Traits on Mobile Device User's Information Security Behavior, Nils Lau

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Dissertation: Deep Neural Networks for Sentiment Analysis in Tweets with Emoticons, Mutharasu Narayanaperumal

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Dissertation: Examining the Creation of Information Privacy Culture in Healthcare Organizations to Achieve Collective HIPAA Compliance Practice, Osborne Obeng

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Dissertation: Usability of Portable EEG for Monitoring Students’ Attention in Online Learning, Arisaphat Suttidee

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Dissertation: Detecting Rogue Manipulation of Smart Home Device Settings, David Zeichick

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Dissertation: Examining the Impact of Learning Management Systems in Computer Programming Courses, Mohammed Naif Alatawi

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Dissertation: An Examination of User Detection of Business Email Compromise Amongst Corporate Professionals, Shahar Sean Aviv

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Dissertation: Motivation Factors for Using Mobile Information Systems in M-Learning, Neelima Bhatnagar

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Dissertation: Adaptable Privacy-preserving Model, Emily Elizabeth Brown

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Dissertation: Examining Shared Understanding and Team Performance in Global Virtual Teams, Alva Bullard

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Dissertation: Reduction of False Positives in Intrusion Detection Based on Extreme Learning Machine with Situation Awareness, Donald A. Burgio

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Dissertation: A Data Mining Framework for Improving Student Outcomes on Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination, James Clark

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Dissertation: Comprehending the Safety Paradox and Privacy Concerns with Medical Device Remote Patient Monitoring, Marc Doyle

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Dissertation: ORLease: Optimistically Replicated Lease Using Lease Version Vector For Higher Replica Consistency in Optimistic Replication Systems, Diaa Fathalla

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Dissertation: Citationally Enhanced Semantic Literature Based Discovery, John David Fleig

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Dissertation: User Information Security Behavior in Professional Virtual Communities: A Technology Threat Avoidance Approach, Vivienne Forrester

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Dissertation: GAMESPECT: A Composition Framework and Meta-Level Domain Specific Aspect Language for Unreal Engine 4, Benjamin Jay Geisler

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Dissertation: Empirical Assessment of Mobile Device Users’ Information Security Behavior towards Data Breach: Leveraging Protection Motivation Theory, Anthony Duke Giwah

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Dissertation: Feature Set Selection for Improved Classification of Static Analysis Alerts, Kathleen Goeschel

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Dissertation: An Investigation into the Impact of Social Networking on Knowledge Sharing, James Harold Gorham

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Dissertation: Assessing the Effects of Communication Media Affordances and the Awareness of Media Security on Knowledge Sharing Behavior, Linda C. Greene

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Dissertation: Usability Challenges with Insulin Pump Devices in Diabetes Care: What Trainers Observe with First-Time Pump Users, Helen Birkmann Hernandez

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Dissertation: Gene Ontology-Guided Force-Directed Visualization of Protein Interaction Networks, James Lowell King

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Dissertation: The Impact of Cross-References on the Readability of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, Jeffrey A. Lasky

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Dissertation: Diversification and Intensification in Hybrid Metaheuristics for Constraint Satisfaction Problems, John M. Lynden

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Dissertation: An Investigation of Factors Motivating Employee Attitudes and Intentions to Share Knowledge in Homeland Security, Evette Maynard-Noel

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Dissertation: The Influence of Identifiable Personality Traits on Nurses’ Intention to Use Wireless Implantable Medical Devices, Vincent Molosky

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Dissertation: A Hybrid (Active-Passive) VANET Clustering Technique, Garrett Lee Moore

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Examination of the Effect of Various Social Constructs on Activities at Social Network Sites, Stephen Musembwa

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Dissertation: Instructional Designers as Project Managers: A Phenomenology, La Keshia Lynn Nall

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Dissertation: Examining Task Conflict and Team Atmosphere in Virtual Teams Engaged in Outsourced Project Work, Harold Carr Osborn

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Dissertation: Cyber Situational Awareness and Cyber Curiosity Taxonomy for Understanding Susceptibility of Social Engineering Attacks in the Maritime Industry, Guillermo Francisco Perez

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Dissertation: The Factors That Impact Patient Portal Utilization, William Carroll Reed

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Improving Real-Time Intrusion Detection in Dynamic Networks with Highly Imbalanced Data Using a Multi-Agent Architecture Approach, Anh-Hong Nguyen Rucker

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Dissertation: An investigation of electronic Protected Health Information (e-PHI) privacy policy legislation in California for seniors using in-home health monitoring systems, Robert Lee Saganich

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Dissertation: An Instructional Designer Competency Framework for Complex Learning Designs, David Alan Schubert

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Dissertation: A Comprehensive Cybersecurity Defense Framework for Large Organizations, Willarvis Smith

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Dissertation: The Evolution of Technology in Call Centers, Julieo Stephen Thompson

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Dissertation: LSTM Networks for Detection and Classification of Anomalies in Raw Sensor Data, Alexander Verner

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Dissertation: A Newborn Screening Disorders Online Portal for Primary Care Providers and Parents, Jean Becky Whittemore

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Dissertation: Assessing the Presence of Mindfulness within Cyber and Non-Cybersecurity groups, Christopher Wilder

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Dissertation: Information Systems Security Leadership: An Empirical Study of Behavioral Influences of Leaders on Employees’ Security Compliance, Marcus Alan Winkfield

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Dissertation: A Psychosocial Behavioral Attribution Model: Examining the Relationship Between the “Dark Triad” and Cyber-Criminal Behaviors Impacting Social Networking Sites, Kim Withers

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Dissertation: Adaptive Strategies of Multi-Objective Optimization for Greener Networks, Hatem Yazbek

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Dissertation: Assessing the Impact of a Geospatial Information System for Improving Campus Emergency Decision-Making of Novice Crisis Managers, Adam R. Albina

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Dissertation: A Developmental Research of a Taxonomy for Employees’ Mobile Device Cyberslacking and Commitment to the Organization in the Context of Productivity, Saleh Alharthi

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Dissertation: Knowledge Sharing Among Academics in Higher Education Institutions in Saudi Arabia, Fahad M. Alsaadi

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Dissertation: Evaluation of Machine Learning Techniques for Early Identification of At-Risk Students, Mansour Hamoud Awaji

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Dissertation: An Investigation of the Interaction between Organizational Culture and Knowledge Sharing through Socialization: A Multi-Level Perspective, Ali Baker

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Dissertation: An Empirical Assessment of Senior Citizens’ Cybersecurity Awareness, Computer Self-Efficacy, Perceived Risk of Identity Theft, Attitude, and Motivation to Acquire Cybersecurity Skills, Carlene G. Blackwood-Brown

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Dissertation: Assessing the Role of Critical Value Factors (CVFs) on Users’ Resistance of Urban Search and Rescue Robotics, Marion A. Brown

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Dissertation: Database Streaming Compression on Memory-Limited Machines, Damon F. Bruccoleri

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Dissertation: Novel Alert Visualization: The Development of a Visual Analytics Prototype for Mitigation of Malicious Insider Cyber Threats, Karla A. Clarke

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Dissertation: Standardizing Instructional Definition and Content Supporting Information Security Compliance Requirements, Theresa Curran

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Dissertation: Machine Learning Methods for Septic Shock Prediction, Aiman A. Darwiche

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Dissertation: Assistive Technology Guidelines for Higher Education Disability Support Staff, Brenda DeLee

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Dissertation: An Operational Management Competency Model for Online Education Administrators, Fanniel Demarks

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Dissertation: Identifying Factors Contributing Towards Information Security Maturity in an Organization, Madhuri M. Edwards

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Dissertation: Development, Implementation, and Assessment of an Online Doctoral Student Orientation, Russell J. Garner

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Dissertation: Comparing Training Methodologies on Employee’s Cybersecurity Countermeasures Awareness and Skills in Traditional vs. Socio-Technical Programs, Jodi Goode

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Dissertation: Factors That Contribute to The Resistance to Cloud Computing Adoption by Tech Companies vs. Non-Tech Companies, Zadok Hakim

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Dissertation: Semi-Informed Multi-Agent Patrol Strategies, Chad E. Hardin

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Dissertation: The Effects of Student Activity Dashboards on Student Participation, Performance, and Persistence, Edwin Hill

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Dissertation: Conservation of Limited Resources: Design Principles for Security and Usability on Mobile Devices, Ann-Marie Horcher

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Dissertation: Development of a Client-Side Evil Twin Attack Detection System for Public Wi-Fi Hotspots based on Design Science Approach, Liliana R. Horne

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Dissertation: Development and Validation of a Proof-of-Concept Prototype for Analytics-based Malicious Cybersecurity Insider Threat in a Real-Time Identification System, Angel L. Hueca

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Dissertation: Metrics for Aspect Mining Visualization, Gisle J. Jorgensen

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Dissertation: The Influence of Website Design on Online Trust in Electronic Commerce Retailing Environments, Dinesh Khialani

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Dissertation: The Impact of Mindfulness on Non-Malicious Spillage within Images on Social Networking Sites, Angela D. Landress

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Dissertation: Perceptions of Female Cybersecurity Professionals Toward Factors that Encourage Females to the Cybersecurity Field, Kembley Kay Lingelbach

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Dissertation: Multidimensional Knowledge Flow Dynamics in Context, Lina Lo

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Dissertation: Exploring Generational Differences in Text Messaging Usage and Habits, Daniel Wayne Long

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Dissertation: Assessment of Factors Influencing Intent-to-Use Big Data Analytics in an Organization: A Survey Study, Wayne Madhlangobe

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Dissertation: Multi-Robot Complete Coverage Using Directional Constraints, Stefanus Malan

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Dissertation: The Impact of Cost on Feature Selection for Classifiers, Richard Clyde McCrae

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Dissertation: Probabilistic Clustering Ensemble Evaluation for Intrusion Detection, Steven M. McElwee

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Dissertation: Design and Development of Simulation-based Instruction on Meaningful Use and Interprofessionalism Core Competencies in a Healthcare Team-based Learning Environment, Elizabeth Oviawe

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Dissertation: Beyond Automated Assessment: Building Metacognitive Awareness in Novice Programmers in CS1, James Prather

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Dissertation: Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning using Augmented and Virtual Reality in Museum Education, Ronald Punako Jr.

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Dissertation: A Knowledge Management System (KMS) Using a Storytelling-based Approach to Collect Tacit Knowledge, Nicholas Shaw

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Dissertation: A Novel Cooperative Intrusion Detection System for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Adam Solomon

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Dissertation: Machine Learning for Exploring State Space Structure in Genetic Regulatory Networks, Rodney H. Thomas

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Dissertation: Wireless Sensor Network Clustering with Machine Learning, Larry Townsend

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Dissertation: Using Web Conferencing Technology to Foster Inclusive Course Experiences for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students, Elissa Weeden

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Dissertation: The Efficacy of Perceived Big Data Security, Trust, Perceived Leadership Competency, Information Sensitivity, Privacy Concern and Job Reward on Disclosing Personal Security Information Online, Iqbal Amiri