The MSCS Faculty Research and Publications Series is comprised of books and articles published by Marquette University's MSCS faculty.

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Submissions from 2017

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Privacy, Security, and Surveillance in the Global South: A Study of Biometric Mobile SIM Registration in Bangladesh, Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed, Md. Romael Hoque, Shion Guha, Md. Rashidujjaman Rifat, and Nicola Dell

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When Subjects Interpret the Data: Social Media Non-use as a Case for Adapting the Delphi Method to CSCW, Eric P.S. Baumer, Xiaotong Xu, Christine Chu, Shion Guha, and Geri K. Gay

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Preparing Family Caregivers to Recognize Delirium Symptoms in Older Adults After Elective Hip or Knee Arthroplasty, Margaret J. Bull, Lesley Boaz, Mehdi Maadooliat, Mary E. Hagle, Lynn Gettrust, Maureen T. Greene, Sue Baird Holmes, and Jane S. Saczynski

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Extremal H-Colorings of Trees and 2-connected Graphs, John Engbers and David Galvin

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Untangling the Most Probable Role for Vitamin D3 in Autism, Dianne E. Godar and Stephen J. Merrill

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Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma Incidences Analyzed Worldwide by Sex, Age, and Skin Type over Personal Ultraviolet-B Dose Shows No Role for Sunburn but Implies One for Vitamin D3, Dianne E. Godar, Madhan Subramanian, and Stephen Merrill

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Incorporating a Spatial Prior into Nonlinear D-Bar EIT Imaging for Complex Admittivities, Sarah J. Hamilton, Jennifer L. Mueller, and Melody Alsaker

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Varieties of Restriction Semigroups and Varieties of Categories, Peter Jones

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Symptom Levels in Care-Seeking Bangladeshi and Nepalese Adults With Advanced Cancer, Richard Love, Tahmina Ferdousy, Bishnu D. Paudel, Shamsun Nahar, Rumana Dowla, Mohammad Adibuzzaman, Golam Mushih Tanimul Ahsan, Miftah Uddin, Reza Selim, and Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed

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Protein Structure Classification and Loop Modeling Using Multiple Ramachandran Distributions, Seyed Morteza Najibi, Mehdi Maadooliat, Lan Zhou, Jianhua Z. Huang, and Xin Gao

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An Online Educational Program Improves Pediatric Oncology Nurses’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Spiritual Care Competence, Cheryl L. Petersen, Margaret Callahan, Donna O. McCarthy, Ronda G. Hughes, Rosemary White-Traut, and Naveen K. Bansal

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On Congruence Lattices of Nilsemigroups, Alexander L. Popovich and Peter Jones

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Predoctoral Dental Students’ Perceptions of Dental Implant Training: Effect of Preclinical Simulation and Clinical Experience, Soni Prasad and Naveen K. Bansal

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Implant Treatment in the Predoctoral Clinic: A Retrospective Database Study of 1091 Patients, Soni Prasad, Christopher Hambrook, Eric Reigle, Katherine Sherman, Naveen K. Bansal, and Arthur F. Hefti

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AnonPri: A Secure Anonymous Private Authentication Protocol for RFID Systems, Farzana Rahman, Md Endadul Hoque, and Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed

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Mapping the STK4/Hippo Signaling Network in Prostate Cancer Cell, Damien Ready, Kader Yagiz, Pooneh Amin, Yuksel Yildiz, Vincent Funari, Serdar Bozdag, and Bekir Cinar

Submissions from 2016

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Towards Modeling Confidentiality in Persuasive Robot Dialogue, Ivor D. Addo, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, and William C. Chu

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Privacy Preservation in Affect-Driven Personalization, Ivor D. Addo, Praveen Madiraju, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, and William C. Chu

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The Transmuted Weibull-Pareto Distribution, Ahmed Z. Afify, Haitham M. Yousof, Nadeem Shafique Butt, and Gholamhossein G. Hamedani

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Characterizations of Pareto, Weibull and Power Function Distributions Based On Generalized Order Statistics, M. Ahsanullah and Gholamhossein Hamedani

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Multi-Track Programming Competitions with Scratch (2016), Jason Arnold, Heather Bort, Ryan Naugle, Casey O'Hare, and Dennis Brylow

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99MTc-Hexamethylpropyleneamine Oxime Imaging for Early Detection of Acute Lung Injury in Rats Exposed to Hyperoxia or Lipopolysaccharide Treatment, Said H. Audi, Anne V. Clough, Steven T. Haworth, Meetha Medhora, Mahsa Ranji, John C. Densmore, and Elizabeth R. Jacobs

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Testing multiple hypotheses with skewed alternatives, Naveen K. Bansal, Gholamhossein G. Hamedani, and Mehdi Maadooliat

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A Feature Selection Algorithm to Compute Gene Centric Methylation from Probe Level Methylation Data, Brittany Baur and Serdar Bozdag

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Models and Modeling Working Group, Corey Brady, Angeles Dominguez, Aran Glancy, Hyunyi Jung, Jeffrey McLean, and James Middleton

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A Response to Mathematical Problem Posing as a Measure of Curricular Effect on Students’ Learning, Jinfa Cai, Stephen Hwang, and John C. Moyer

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Solving Set Cover with Pairs Problem using Quantum Annealing, Yudong Cao, Shuxian Jiang, Debbie Perouli, and Sabre Kais

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A Direct Proof of the Integral Formulae for the Inverse Hyperbolic Functions, John Engbers and Adam Hammett

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Two Combinatorial Proofs of Identities Involving Sums of Powers of Binomial Coefficients, John Engbers and Christopher Stocker

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Kings and Heirs: A Characterization of the (2,2)-domination Graphs of Tournaments, Kim A. S. Factor and Larry J. Langley

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On Characterizations and Infinite Divisibility of Recently Introduced Distributions, Gholamhossein G. Hamedani

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Remarks on a Paper of Ahmad, Ahmad and Ahmed, Gholamhossein G. Hamedani

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A Hybrid Segmentation and D-Bar Method for Electrical Impedance Tomography, Sarah J. Hamilton, J. M. Reyes, Samuli Siltanen, and X. Zhang

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Pain Level Detection From Facial Image Captured by Smartphone, Md Kamrul Hasan, Golam Mushih Tanimul Ahsan, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, Rechard Love, and Reza Salim

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New Flexible Regression Models Generated by Gamma Random Variables with Censored Data, Elizabeth M. Hashimoto, Gauss M. Cordeiro, Edwin M. M. Ortega, and Gholamhossein G. Hamedani

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Message from the NATA Organizing Committee, Ali Hurson, Ji-jiang Yang, Behrooz Shirazi, Alfredo Cuzzocrea, Toyokazu Akiyama, Sahra Sedigh Sarvestani, and Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed

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A Note on the Howson Property in Inverse Semigroups, Peter Jones

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Almost Perfect Restriction Semigroups, Peter R. Jones

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Roles of a Teacher and Researcher during in situ Professional Development around the Implementation of Mathematical Modeling Tasks, Hyunyi Jung and Corey Brady

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Learning About Modeling in Teacher Preparation Programs, Hyunyi Jung, Eryn Stehr, Jia He, and Sharon L. Senk

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Activity Detection Using Time-Delay Embedding in Multi-modal Sensor System, Ferdaus Kawsar, Md Kamrul Hasan, Tanvir Roushan, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, William C. Chu, and Rechard Love

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Skewed Factor Models Using Selection Mechanisms, Hyoung-Moon Kim, Mehdi Maadooliat, Reinaldo B. Arellano-Valle, and Marc G. Genton

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Complex-Valued Time-Series Correlation Increases Sensitivity in FMRI Analysis, Mary C. Kociuba and Daniel B. Rowe

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CSF Signal as a Complex-Valued RETROICOR Regressor Removes Unwanted Physiological Signal and Increases the Accuracy of Spatial Correlation in Complex-Valued fMRI, Mary C. Kociuba and Daniel B. Rowe

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Accuracy and Precision of Occlusal Contacts of Stereolithographic Casts Mounted by Digital Interocclusal Registrations, Jason T. Krahenbuhl, Seok-Hwan Cho, Jon Patrick Irelan, and Naveen K. Bansal

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The Decay of Disease Association with Declining Linkage Disequilibrium: A Fine Mapping Theorem, Mehdi Maadooliat, Naveen K. Bansal, Jibal Upadhya, Manzur R. Farazi, Xiang Li, Max M. He, Scott J. Hebbring, Zhan Ye, and Steven J. Schrodi

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Collective estimation of multiple bivariate density functions with application to angular-sampling-based protein loop modeling, Mehdi Maadooliat, Lan Zhou, Seyed Morteza Najibi, Xin Gao, and Jianhua Z. Huang

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Your Walk is My Command: Gait Detection on Unconstrained Smartphone Using IoT System, AKM Jahangir Alam Majumder, Piyush Saxena, and Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed

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Disjoint Supercyclic Weighted Shifts, Özgür Martin and Rebecca Sanders

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Biomarkers for Radiation Pneumonitis Using Noninvasive Molecular Imaging, Meetha Medhora, Steven Thomas Haworth, Yu Liu, Jayashree Narayanan, Feng Gao, Ming Zhao, Said H. Audi, Elizabeth R. Jacobs, Brian L. Fish, and Anne V. Clough

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Another Generalized Transmuted Family of Distributions: Properties and Applications, Faton Merovci, Morad Alizadeh, and Gholamhossein Hamedani

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Worldwide Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma Incidences Analyzed by Sex, Age, and Skin Type Over Time (1955–2007): Is HPV Infection of Androgenic Hair Follicular Melanocytes a Risk Factor for Developing Melanoma Exclusively in People of European-Ancestry?, Stephen Merrill, Madhan Subramanian, and Dianne E. Godar

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A Generalized Gamma-Weibull Distribution: Model, Properties and Applications, R. S. Meshkat, H. Torabi, and Gholamhossein G. Hamedani

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Machine Learning and Grounded Theory Method: Convergence, Divergence, and Combination, Michael Muller, Shion Guha, Eric P.S. Baumer, David Mimno, and N. Sadat Shami

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Influences of Peers, Friends, and Managers on Employee Engagement, Michael Muller, N. Sadat Shami, Shion Guha, Mikhil Masli, Geyer Werner, and Alan Wild

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Genome Resources for Climate-Resilient Cowpea, An Essential Crop for Food Security, María Muñoz-Amatriaín, Hamid Mirebrahim, Pei Xu, Steve Wanamaker, MingCheng Luo, Hind Alhakami, Matthew Alpert, Ibrahim Atokple, Benoit J. Batineno, Ousmane Boukar, Serdar Bozdag, Ndiaga Cisse, Issa Drabo, Jeffrey D. Ehlers, Andrew Farmer, Christian Fatokun, Yong Q. Gu, Yi-Ning Guo, Bao-Lam Huynh, Scott A. Jackson, Francis Kusi, Cynthia T. Lawley, Mitchell R. Lucas, Yaqin Ma, Michael P. Timko, Jiajie Wu, Frank You, Noelle A. Barkley, Philip A. Roberts, Stefano Lonardi, and Timothy J. Close

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Pooling Strength Amongst Limited Datasets using Hierarchical Bayesian Analysis, with Application to Pyroclastic Density Current Mobility Metrics, Sarah E. Ogburn, James Berger, Eliza S. Calder, Danilo Lopes, Abani K. Patra, E. Bruce Pitman, Regis Rutarindwa, Elaine Spiller, and Robert L. Wolpert

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An Ensemble Model of QSAR Tools for Regulatory Risk Assessment, Prachi Pradeep, Richard J. Povinelli, Shannon White, and Stephen Merrill

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Privacy Challenges and Goals in mHealth Systems, Farzana Rahman, Ivor D. Addo, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, J.-J. Yang, and Q. Wang

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Image Reconstruction in Functional MRI, Daniel B. Rowe

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Separation of Parallel Encoded Complex-Valued Slices (SPECS) From A Single Complex-Valued Aliased Coil Image, Daniel B. Rowe, Iain P. Bruce, Andrew S. Nencka, James S. Hyde, and Mary C. Kociuba

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RESAR: Reliable Storage at Exabyte Scale, Thomas Schwarz, Ahmed Amer, Thomas Kroeger, Ethan Miller, Darrell Long, and Jehan-François Pâris

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Supporting Preservice Teachers’ Use of Connections and Technology in Algebra Teaching and Learning, Eryn Stehr, Hyunyi Jung, Jill Newton, and Sharon L. Senk

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Message from STPSA 2016 Workshop Organizers, Hassan Takabi, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, Mohammad Ashiqur Rahman, and Mohammad Zulkernine

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Treatment with ActRIIB-mFc Produces Myofiber Growth and Improves Lifespan in the Acta1 H40Y Murine Model of Nemaline Myopathy, Jennifer Tinklenberg, Hui Meng, Lin Yang, Fujun Liu, Raymond G. Hoffmann, Mahua Dasgupta, Kenneth P. Allen, Alan H. Beggs, Edna C. Hardeman, R. Scott Pearsall, Robert Fitts, and Michael W. Lawlor

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Impact of MYH6 Variants in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Aoy Tomita-Mitchell, Karl D. Stamm, Donna K. Mahnke, Min-Su Kim, Pip M. Hidestrand, Huan-Ling Liang, Mary A. Goetsch, Mats Hidestrand, Pippa Simpson, Andrew N. Pelech, James S. Tweddell, D. Woodrow Benson, John Lough, and Michael Mitchell

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Impact of MYH6 Variants in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Aoy Tomita-Mitchell, Karl D. Stamm, Donna K. Mahnke, Min-Su Kim, Pip M. Hidestrand, Huan-Ling Liang, Mary Goetsch, Pippa Simpson, Andrew N. Pelech, James S. Tweddell, D. Woodrow Benson, John Lough, and Michael E. Mitchell

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Challenges in Developing Applications for Aging Populations, Drew Marie Williams, Md O. Gani, Ivor D. Addo, AKM Jahangir Alam Majumder, Chandana Tamma, Mong-Te Wang, Chih-Hung Chang, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, and Cheng-Chung Chu

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Message from the MediComp Workshop Organizers, Ji-jiang Yang, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, and Jianqiang Li

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On Six-Parameter Fréchet Distribution: Properties and Applications, Haitham M. Yousof, Ahmed Z. Afify, Abd El Hadi N. Ebraheim, Gholamhossein G. Hamedani, and Nadeem Shafique Butt

Submissions from 2015

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A Reference Architecture for Social Media Intelligence Applications in the Cloud, Ivor D. Addo, Duc Do, Rong Ge, and Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed

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Assessment of Pain Using Facial Pictures Taken with a Smartphone, Mohammad Adibuzzaman, Colin R. Ostberg, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, Richard J. Povinelli, Bhagwant Sindhu, Richard Love, Ferdaus Ahmed Kawsar, and Golam Mushih Tanimul Ahsan

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The Transmuted Marshall-Olkin Fréchet Distribution: Properties and Applications, Ahmed Z. Afify, Gholamhossein Hamedani, Indranil Ghosh, and M. E. Mead

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Characterizations of Distributions via Conditional Expectation of Generalized Order Statistics, M. Ahsanullah, Gholamhossein Hamedani, and Mehdi Maadooliat

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The Kumaraswamy Marshal-Olkin Family of Distributions, Morad Alizadeh, M. H. Tahir, Gauss M. Cordeiro, M. Mansoor, Muhammad Zubair, and Gholamhossein Hamedani

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Multi-Track Programming Competitions with Scratch, Jason Arnold, Heather Bort, Ryan Naugle, Casey O'Hare, and Dennis Brylow

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In vivo Detection of Hyperoxia-induced Pulmonary Endothelial Cell Death Using 99mTc-Duramycin, Said H. Audi, Elizabeth R. Jacobs, Ming Zhao, David L. Roerig, Steven Thomas Haworth, and Anne V. Clough

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MUzECS: Embedded Blocks for Exploring Computer Science, Matthew Bajzek, Heather Bort, Omokolade Hunpatin, Luke Mivshek, Tyler Much, Casey O'Hare, and Dennis Brylow

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A Bayesian Methodology for Detecting Targeted Genes Under Two Related Experiments, Naveen K. Bansal, Hongmei Jiang, and Prachi Pradeep

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A Canonical Correlation Analysis-Based Dynamic Bayesian Network Prior to Infer Gene Regulatory Networks from Multiple Types of Biological Data, Brittany Baur and Serdar Bozdag

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Probabilistic Quantification of Hazards: A Methodology Using Small Ensembles of Physics-based Simulations and Statistical Surrogates, M. J. Bayarri, J. O. Berger, E. S. Calder, Abani K. Patra, E. Bruce Pitman, Elaine T. Spiller, and Robert L. Wolpert

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Introducing Computing Concepts to Non-Majors: A Case Study in Gothic Novels, Heather Bort, Mimi Czarnik, and Dennis Brylow

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Models and Modeling, Corey Brady, Hyunyi Jung, and Cheryl Eames

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Applying SPOCs for Programming Course to Improve Study Quality, William Cheng-Chung Chu, Stephen Hung, Chih-Hung Chang, and Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed

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Extremal H-Colorings of Graphs with Fixed Minimum Degree, John Engbers

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Combinatorially Interpreting Generalized Stirling Numbers, John Engbers, David Galvin, and Justin Hilyard

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Reversible Peg Solitaire on Graphs, John Engbers and Christopher Stocker

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Characterizations of Gamma Distribution via Sub-Independent Random Variables, Gholamhossein Hamedani

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Characterizations of NWP, ETGR and TWL Distributions, Gholamhossein Hamedani

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Characterizations of Transmuted Complementary Weibull Geometric Distribution, Gholamhossein Hamedani

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Characterizations of Levy Distribution via Sub-Independence of the Random Variables and Truncated Moments, Gholamhossein G. Hamedani, M. Ahsanullah, and Seyed Morteza Najibi

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Kumaraswamy-Half-Cauchy Distribution: Characterizations and Related Results, Gholamhossein Hamedani and I. Ghosh

Sub-Independence: A Useful Concept, Gholamhossein Hamedani and Mehdi Maadooliat

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e-ESAS: Evolution of a Participatory Design-based Solution for Breast Cancer (BC) Patients in Rural Bangladesh, Md. Munirul Haque, Ferdaus Kawsar, Mohammad Adibuzzaman, Md Miftah Uddin, Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed, Richard Love, Ragib Hasan, Rumana Dowla, Tahmina Ferdousy, and Reza Salim

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Analysing Student Work Involving Geometric Concepts, Hyunyi Jung

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Strategies to Support Students' Mathematical Modeling, Hyunyi Jung

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Characteristics of Feedback that Influence Student Confidence and Performance during Mathematical Modeling, Hyunyi Jung, Heidi A. Diefes-Dux, Aladar K. Horvath, Kelsey Joy Rodgers, and Monica E. Cardella

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Preparing Secondary Mathematics Teachers: Focus on Modeling in Algebra, Hyunyi Jung, Alexia Mintos, and Jill Newton

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Incorporating Relaxivities to More Accurately Reconstruct MR Images, Muge Karaman, Iain P. Bruce, and Daniel B. Rowe

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A Novel Activity Detection System Using Plantar Pressure Sensors and Smartphone, Ferdaus Ahmed Kawsar, Md Kamrul Hasan, Richard Love, and Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed