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  • Shaban, Maher (2013)
    This report presents the theory behind pulse oximetry - the measurement of oxygen saturation levels via the interaction of light and hemoglobin - while investigating the design of contemporary pulse oximeters as well. ...
  • Dhital, Saurav (2006)
    Most close binary T Tauri stars are surrounded by circumbinary disks similar to the protoplanetary disks seen around young single stars. In the case of binaries, however, theory predicts that the time-varying gravitational ...
  • Zhai, Xignda (2013)
    My goal is to reproduce the functionalities of the system and demonstrate the simple concepts behind it. However, it is not my intention to mimic the two groupsets in every detail and completely replace them. The amount ...
  • Taschuk, Greg (2013)
    The ability to interact with computers through methods other than keyboard and mouse has begun to shape the modern computing experience. Gesture Recognition shows significant promise as it offers an intuitive and personal ...
  • Isaacs, Caroline K. (2002)
    Qu'est-ce que tu voulais dire? The preceding phrase, meaning What did you mean/want to say?, is a hallmark example of the current Parisian sound change. While standard pronunciation of the imperfect verb form voulais is ...
  • Wu, Jeffrey (2002)
    Disfluencies, parts of conversation which do not seem to add to the main content of the dialogue, have been studied in vastly different ways in the past few decades. This thesis investigates the occurrence of disfluencies ...
  • Hoyer, Stephan (2008)
    Using numerical simulation, we measured the performance of several potential quantum algorithms, based on quantum random walks, to solve Boolean satisfiability (SAT) problems. We develop the fundamentals of quantum ...
  • Morrision, Noah (2017)
    In this thesis, I utilize autoethnography, textual and social media analysis to analyze the novel Guapa, and the cancellation of a Mashrou' Leila concert in Amman, Jordan in the Spring of 20 16, both in the context of ...
  • Ehlenfeldt, Cara (2016)
    The notions of formal equivalence (fidelity to the text's linguistic aspects) and dynamic equivalence (fidelity to the text's effect on its reader) come to a critical intersection in the translation of puns, which convey ...
  • Austin, Murphy (2016)
    More than twenty years after the end of apartheid, many of the promises of popular democracy and liberation remain unfulfilled for black South Africans. The continuing economic and social inequalities in the cities of ...
  • Sendrow, Lisa (2013)
    For this paper, I focus on the disparities that exist from raising children with autism from marginalized communities. Anthropology has an important role to play in the ways that members of society view people with autism, ...
  • Zhao, Alan; Goeckner-Wald, Kyle (Swarthmore College, 2009-12-18)
    This week on War News Radio, we hear concerns that gang members are joining the military. Kyle Goeckner-Wald and Alan Zhao report. And, we learn about a controversial method of trash removal on American bases. Louis Katz ...
  • Kelley, Catherine (2014)
    The goals of this thesis are to highlight the unintended consequences of zero tolerance policies in U.S. public schools and the context surrounding the initial use of zero tolerance policies in schools by uniting existing ...
  • Tenorio, Mayra (2015)
    This thesis demonstrates how Swarthmore men’s entitlement is sustained through their experience of emotional homosocial friendships. Most research on young heterosexual men’s friendships focus on how they align with ...
  • Buttram, Will (1994)
    Up until about the turn of the century, 1900 that is, scientists were rather comfortable with their mastery of our world. Their physical laws had explained every experienced phenomenon for hundreds of years. In the early ...
  • Hirshman, Sam; Kobasa, Clare (Swarthmore College, 2009-10-23)
    This week on War News Radio, we find out about the international effort to restore Iraq’s national museum, which was looted during the invasion. Clare Kobasa and Sam Hirshman report. Then, we hear from a UN worker about ...
  • Hageboutros, Joelle; Okabe-Jawdat, Dylan (Swarthmore College, 2014-05-03)
    This week on War News Radio, “Reclaiming Identities.” First, we hear from Swarthmore Alumnus, David Kennedy, about the impact of the criminal justice system on social norms. Next, we present our editorial segment, “Filibusted.” ...
  • Songkunnatham, Peera (2015)
    In the current political crisis of Thailand, particularly after the military takeover in May 2014, the question of who gets to belong is increasingly at stake. Taking up the category of "villagers" as second-class citizens, ...
  • Bisgaard-Church, Elliana; Phillips, Jacob (Swarthmore College, 2011-08-12)
    This week on War News Radio, “Recovering From War.” We first take a look at the looting of the Iraqi Museum of Modern Art during the fall of Baghdad and the efforts it has taken to restore the art. Then, we hear about the ...
  • Weber, Anna; Sheth, Amber (Swarthmore College, 2015-11-06)
    This week on War News Radio, A Reflection on Home. Reporter Amber Sheth discusses her visit to Cuba, where she traced her family's past and came to a new understanding of the country's present. Take a listen.

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