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 2014

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Measuring Interestingness in Outliers with Explanation Facility using Belief Networks, Adnan Masood

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: OWL Ontology for Scalable Vector Graphics, Regina Mitzie Mathis

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Dissertation: Evaluating Heuristics and Crowding on Center Selection in K-Means Genetic Algorithms, William McGarvey

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Investigation of the Attrition of African-American Students in an Online Undergraduate Program, Diana Moore

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Value-focused Assessment of Knowledge Sharing in a Closed Information Environment, Stephen Robert Orr IV

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Dissertation: An Information Security Control Assessment Methodology for Organizations, Angel Rafael Otero

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Dissertation: An Investigation of the Dayton Regional STEM School Public-Private Partnerships, Kimberly S. Poole

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Dissertation: Dynamic Pricing in Heterogeneous Wireless Cellular Networks, David Shrader

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Dissertation: Using Class Interfaces and Mock Objects to Unit Test Aspects, Michael Bryan Snider

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Dissertation: Employee and Organization Security Value Alignment Through Value Sensitive Security Policy Design, Dianne Blitstein Solomon

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Investigation of the Role of Technology in Instructional Designers' Decision-Making, Bruce Sowers

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Study of the 8th Grade Technology Literacy of a Michigan Charter School, James Edward Spruill

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Dissertation: Serving Military Families: Perceptions of Educational Counseling in a Virtual Environment, Taryn Stevenson

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Dissertation: The User Attribution Problem and the Challenge of Persistent Surveillance of User Activity in Complex Networks, Claudio Taglienti

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Dissertation: Designing for Statistical Reasoning and Thinking in a Technology-Enhanced Learning Environment, Wendy Tu

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Using Simulated Annealing for Robustness in Coevolutionary Genetic Algorithms, Ruth Weldon

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Dissertation: Performance Comparison of Projective Elliptic-curve Point Multiplication in 64-bit x86 Runtime Environment, Ninh Winson

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Dissertation: The Role of Faculty in the Effectiveness of Fully Online Programs, Sami Al Salman

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Advising ePortfolios to Improve First-Generation Student Engagement in Higher Education, George Alex Ambrose

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Population-Based Ant Colony Optimization for Multivariate Microaggregation, Ann Ahu Askut

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Dissertation: Reducing Cognitive Load Using Adaptive Uncertainty Visualization, Gregory Block

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Accessing Geospatial Services in Limited Bandwidth Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Environments, James Darrell Boggs

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Using Online Project-Based Capstone Experiences to Enhance Soft Skills Development, Gwendolyn Suzanne Britton

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Comparison of Text Input and Interaction in a Mobile Learning Environment, James Burrell

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Dissertation: Reducing the cumulative file download time and variance in a P2P overlay via proximity based peer selection, Uriel J. Carasquilla

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Dissertation: Assessing the Role of User Computer Self-Efficacy, Cybersecurity Countermeasures Awareness, and Cybersecurity Skills toward Computer Misuse Intention at Government Agencies, Min Suk Choi

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Domain-Specific Language for Aviation Domain Interoperability, Paul H. Comitz

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Informal Learning as Performance: Toward a Hermeneutic Phenomenology of Museum Learning in Second Life, Kathleen Leni Cool

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Motivated Learning in Introductory Online College Courses: Do Motivational Messages Matter?, Alicia Bailey David

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Dissertation: An Aspect Pointcut for Parallelizable Loops, John Scott Dean

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Glogs as Non-Routine Problem Solving Tools in Mathematics, Matthew Terrence Devine

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The NERV Methodology: Non-Functional Requirements Elicitation, Reasoning, and Validation in Agile Processes, Darshan Domah

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Framework for the Governance of Information Security, Charles Kumar Edwards

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Examination of Leadership Types among Generation Y and its Impact on Virtual Team Effectiveness, Christian Matthew Graham

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Security Design Flaws that Affect Usability in Online Banking, Stephanie Gurlen

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Mining Aspects through Cluster Analysis Using Support Vector Machines and Genetic Algorithms, Yourik Hacoupian

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Power Conservation Methodology for Hard Drives by Combining Prefetching Algorithms and Flash Memory, Raymond Halper

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Elements of a Knowledge Management Guide for Public Sector Organizations, Mark Cameron Harris

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Developing and Evaluating Computer-Based Teamwork Skills Training for Long-duration Spaceflight Crews, Katharine Hixson

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Authorship Attribution with Function Word N-Grams, Russell Clark Johnson

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Development of a Media Driven Online Assessment System: Improving Quality, Frequency, and Deployment of Grades and Feedback in Higher Education, James Jay Juarez

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Effectiveness of a Random Forests Model in Detecting Network-Based Buffer Overflow Attacks, Gregory Alan Julock

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Investigation of Candidates' Experience of Attrition in a Limited-Residency Doctoral Program, Donna Hosie Kennedy

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Dissertation: Developing Software Requirements for a Knowledge Management System that Coordinates Training Programs with Business Processes and Policies in Large Organizations, James Richard Kiper

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Dissertation: Effectiveness of Evidence-Based Computerized Physician Order Entry Medication Order Sets Measured by Health Outcomes, Jacob Krive

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Dissertation: Code Clone Discovery Based on Concolic Analysis, Daniel Edward Krutz

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Improving the Scalability of an Exact Approach for Frequent Item Set Hiding, Carolyn LaMacchia

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Usability Issues in the User Interfaces of Privacy-Enhancing Technologies, Lerone W. LaTouche

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Dissertation: Assessing Behavioral Intention to Use Low Social Presence ICTs for Interpersonal Task Completion Among College Students: With Special Consideration Toward Short Message Service (SMS) Text-Messaging, Jeffrey Scott Linney

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Effects of Concern Crosscutting Homogeneity on the Evolvability of Aspect Oriented Software, Hernan Londono

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: E-Business Reporting: Towards a Global Standard for Financial Reporting Systems Using XBRL, Margaret J. Long

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Examining the Adoption of Donor Management Systems in Not-for-Profit Organizations with an Extended Technology Acceptance Model, Richard Scott MacMillan

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Framework for Enforcing Role Based Access Control in Open Source Software, Francis Jay Manning

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Investigation of the Factors that Influence Faculty and Student Acceptance of Mobile Learning in Online Higher Education, Kathleen Marrs

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Dissertation: Toward the Implementation of Augmented Reality Training, Charles Randall Mayberry

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Dissertation: Online Deception Detection Using BDI Agents, Richard Alan Merritts

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Development and Assessment of Mobile Device Support for Certification Exam Preparation, Chiou Moh

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: AspectAssay: A Technique for Expanding the Pool of Available Aspect Mining Test Data Using Concern Seeding, David Gerald Moore

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Impact of Military Deployment and Distance Learning on Soldier-Students, August T. Murray

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Maturity Model for Online Classes across Academic Disciplines, Barbara Burris NeeQuaye

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Measuring End-to-End Ajax Performance in Broadband Satellite Networks, Sang Tuan Nguyen

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Effect of the Use of the 3-D Multi-user Virtual Environment Second Life on Student Motivation and Language Proficiency in Courses of Spanish as a Foreign Language, María T. Parés-Toral

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Exploration of the Factors Influencing the Adoption of an IS Governance Framework, Sharon Laureen Parker

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Investigation of Run-time Operations in a Heterogeneous Desktop Grid Environment: The Texas Tech University Desktop Grid Case Study, Jerry Felix Perez

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Examination of the Design, Development, and Implementation of an Internet Protocol Version 6 Network: The ADTRAN Inc. Case Study, Levi Perigo

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Using Visual Technologies in the Introductory Programming Courses for Computer Science Majors, Kellie W. Price

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Dissertation: Support Services for Millennial Undergraduates, Marie Pullan

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An evolutionary algorithm for the constrained forest problem, John John Queern

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Dissertation: Pursuing and Completing an Undergraduate Computing Degree from a Female Perspective: A Quantitative and Qualitative Approach, Scott Ragsdale

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Temporal Join Processing with Hilbert Curve Space Mapping, Jaime Antonio Raigoza

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Dissertation: An examination of the acceptance, adoption, and diffusion of smartphone devices with senior citizens., James M. Reneau

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Making the Shift: A Phenomenological Study of Teachers' Experiences in a Student-Centered, 21st Century Laptop Program, Susan Kay Rizzo

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Predicting Realistic Standing Postures in a Real-Time Environment, Jeffrey Wayne Roach

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Dissertation: Promoting the Affective Domain Within Online Education, Stephen Roche

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Development and Evaluation of HawkLearn: A Next Generation Learning Management System, Kimberlee L. Round

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Coordinated Reinforcement Learning Framework for Multi-Agent Virtual Environments, William Sause

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Impact of Leadership Social Power on Knowledge Management Success, Vincent Scovetta

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Supervised Learning Methods to Enhance Customer Lifetime Value Models for Multi-Channel Retail Sales Organizations, Billy John Shrewsbury

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Investigating the Role of Multibiometric Authentication on Professional Certification E-examination, Garrett Smiley

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Effectiveness of Virtual Learning Tools for Millennial Generation Students in a Community College Criminal Justice Degree Program, Lawrence Snyder

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Dissertation: Construction of a conceptualization of personal knowledge within a knowledge management perspective using grounded theory methodology, Eric M. Straw

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Dissertation: Application of a Layered Hidden Markov Model in the Detection of Network Attacks, Lawrence Taub

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Authorship Attribution of Source Code, Matthew Francis Tennyson

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Measuring the Impact of email Headers on the Predictive Accuracy of Machine Learning Techniques, Hicham Refaat Tout

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Dissertation: An Examination of Internet Filtering and Safety Policy Trends and Issues in South Carolina's K-12 Public Schools, Mary E. Vicks

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Study of the Effect of Information Security Policies on Information Security Breaches in Higher Education Institutions, Stanie Adolphus Waddell

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Dissertation: Employee Determinants to Share Knowledge in a US Federal Government Environment, Kenneth White

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Download Time Reduction Using Recent Performance-Biased Peer Replacement In Stochastic P2P Content Delivery Networks, Richard S. Wilkins

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Examining the Impact of Collaboration Technology Training Support on Virtual Team Collaboration Effectiveness, Sharon L. Wright

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Dissertation: Using Forecasting to Predict Long-term Resource Utilization for Web Services, Daniel Wayne Yoas

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Utilizing Image-based Formats to Optimize Pattern Data Format and Processing In Mask and Maskless Pattern Generation Lithography, Fayez Abboud

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: A Tour Construction Framework for the Travelling Salesman Problem, Barry Ahrens

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Frequent Itemset Hiding Algorithm Using Frequent Pattern Tree Approach, Rami H. Alnatsheh

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Dissertation: A Comparison of Users' Personal Information Sharing Awareness, Habits, and Practices in Social Networking Sites and E-Learning Systems, Albert Ball

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Dissertation: Incorporating Personal Health Records into the Disease Management of Rural Heart Failure Patients, Karen Baron

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Understanding Information Security Culture in an Organization: An Interpretive Case Study, Donald Arlo Bess

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Online Academic Support Peer Groups for Medical Undergraduates, Avril Christine Best

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Dissertation: A Study of Targeted Information System Accessibility and Usage by Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore, Sandra Boesch

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Dissertation: An Examination of Teachers' Integration of Web 2.0 Technologies in Secondary Classrooms: A Phenomenological Research Study, Barbara Ann Boksz

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Influence of Web Site Aesthetics on Impulse Purchase Behavior within Online Retailing Environments, John Bono