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    • A Distribution-free Convolution Model for Background Correction of Oligonucleotide Microarray Data 

      Chen, Zhongxue; McGee, Monnie; Liu, Qingzhong; Kong, Megan; Deng, Youpin; Schuermann, Richard H (BMC Genomics, 2009-07-07)
      Introduction: Affymetrix GeneChip® high-density oligonucleotide arrays are widely used in biological and medical research because of production reproducibility, which facilitates the comparison of results between experiment ...
    • A gene selection method for GeneChip array data with small sample sizes 

      Chen, Zhongxue; Liu, Qingzhong; McGee, Monnie; Kong, Megan; Huang, Xudong; Deng, Youpin; Scheuermann, Richard H. (2010-07)
      In microarray experiments with small sample sizes, it is a challenge to estimate p-values accurately and decide cutoff p-values for gene selection appropriately. Although permutation-based methods have proved to have ...
    • A Logic Approach to Granular computing 

      Bing, Zhou; Yiyu, Yao (International Journal of Cognitive Informatics and Natural Intelligence, 2008-04)
      Granular computing is an emerging field of study that attempts to formalize and explore methods and heuristics of human problem solving with multiple levels of granularity and abstraction. A fundamental issue of granular ...
    • A new statistical approach to combining p-values using gamma distribution and its application to genome-wide association study 

      Liu, Qingzhong; Chen, Zhongxue; Yang, William; Yang, Jack Y; Li, Jing; Yang, Mary Qu (BMC Bioinformatics, 2014-12-16)
      Background: Combining information from different studies is an important and useful practice in bioinformatics, including genome-wide association study, rare variant data analysis and other set-based analyses. Many statistical ...
    • Academic Achievement for Fifth-Grade Students in Elementary and Intermediate School Settings: Grade Span Configurations 

      Combs, Julie P.; Clark, David M; Moore, George W.; Onwuegbuzie, Anthony K.; Edmonson, Stacy L.; Slate, John R. (Current Issues in Education, 2011)
      Few researchers have addressed student achievement outcomes as a function of grade span configurations for older elementary-aged students. Thus, this study was designed to determine differences between students’ Grade 5 ...
    • The #acadv Community: Networked Practices, Professional Development, and Ongoing Knowledge Sharing in Advising 

      Pasquini, Laura A.; Eaton, Paul William (NACADA Journal, 2019)
      The #acadv Twitter chat is an organic, online community of higher education academic advising professionals. Using a longitudinal study, we explored the way a self-directed learning network sustains ongoing professional ...
    • Adolescent suicidal behaviors, self rated health and multiple health risk behaviors: Exploring new perspectives in suicide prevention research 

      Nkansah-Amankra, Stephen; Diedhiou, Abdoulaye; Walker, Ashley Dawn; Agbanu, Harry; Clark, Alena (Academic Journals (Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology), 2010)
      We sought to evaluate the extent to which self-rating of health, gender, and the co-occurrence of other health risk behaviors were related to suicidal behaviors among adolescents. Cross-sectional survey data of Colorado ...
    • Age Differences and Changes in Resources Essential to Aging Well: A Comparison of Sexagenarians, Octogenarians, and Centenarians 

      Randall, G. Kevin; Martin, Peter; Bishop, Alex J.; Poon, Leonard W.; Johnson, Mary Ann (Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, 2011-08-05)
      This study examined change over time in five resources assessed by the Duke OARS Multidisciplinary Functional Assessment Questionnaire: social, economic, mental, physical, and functional resources. Two hundred and one ...
    • Analysis Report: Survey on the Needs of SHSU’s Hispanic/Latinx Student Population 

      French, Leif; Hasler-Barker, Maria; Roberts, Matthew; Artamonova, Tatiana; Feu, Montse; Velasquez, Edna (Center for Multicultural and Rural Development, 2021-09-03)
      The purpose of the CMRD Hispanic/Latinx (HLx) Survey and report is to deepen our understanding of the profile and needs of Sam Houston State University’s (SHSU) unique HLx student population. Rather than extrapolating ...
    • Andrew Jackson and Gamal Abdul-Nasser: A Behavioral Study in Comparative Political Leadership 

      Souryal, Safwat Sabit (University of Utah, 1971)
      The purpose of the present study is twofold: (1) to examine the essential components of leadership in general and charismatic leadership in particular, and (2) to deduce some predictive generalizations pertaining to the ...
    • Android System Partition to Traffic Data? 

      Bing, Zhou; Liu, Qingzhong; Byrd, Brittany (International Journal of Knowledge Engineering, 2017-12)
      The familiarity and prevalence of mobile devices inflates their use as instruments of crime. Law enforcement personnel and mobile forensics investigators, are constantly battling to gain the upper-hand at developing a ...
    • Applying mindfulness to influence the patient and care team experience. 

      Singh, Keerat S.; Davis, Patricia; Cockerham, Mona (Sciedu (Journal of Nursing Education and Practice), 2018)
      Objective:In today’s work environment, specifically in health care, mindfulness is a personal and professional strategy to improve performance and productivity. To influence the patient and care team hospital experience ...
    • Are Serials Worth Their Weight in Knowledge? A Value Study 

      Jones, Glenda Flanagan; Cassidy, Erin Dorris; McMain, Lynn; Strickland, Susan; Thompson, Molly; Valdes, Zachary (Journal of Academic Librarianship (Elsevier), 2015-09)
      The researchers aimed to use qualitative measures to define value as applied to print and electronic serial publications held at Sam Houston State University. Researchers examined faculty key activities—namely, Research, ...
    • Assessment of gene order computing methods for Alzheimer’s disease 

      Liu, Qingzhong; Hu, Benqiong; Pang, Chaoyang; Wang, Shipend; Chen, Zhongxue; Vanderburg, Charles R; Rogers, Jack T.; Deng, Youping; Huang, Xudong; Jiang, Gang (BMC Medical Genomics, 2013-01-23)
      Background: Computational genomics of Alzheimer disease (AD), the most common form of senile dementia, is a nascent field in AD research. The field includes AD gene clustering by computing gene order which generates higher ...
    • Association between depressive symptoms in adolescence and birth outcomes in early adulthood using a population-based sample 

      Nkansah-Amankra, Stephen; Tettey, Grace (Elsevier (Preventive Medicine Reports), 2015)
      Background Adolescent female depressive symptomatology is an unrecognized mood disorder that impairs health in adolescence or adulthood. However, the long-term effects of pre-pregnancy depressive symptoms on birth outcomes ...
    • Attack Modeling and Mitigation Strategies for Risk-Based Analysis of Networked Medical Devices 

      Hodges, Bronwyn J.; McDonald, J. Todd; Glisson, William Bradley; Jacobs, Michael; Van Devender, Maureen; Pardue, J. Harold (Proceedings of the 53rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2020-01)
      The escalating integration of network-enabled medical devices raises concerns for both practitioners and academics in terms of introducing new vulnerabilities and attack vectors. This prompts the idea that combining medical ...
    • Attack-Graph Threat Modeling Assessment of Ambulatory Medical Devices 

      Luckett, Patrick; McDonald, J. Todd; Glisson, William Bradley (Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2017-01)
      The continued integration of technology into all aspects of society stresses the need to identify and understand the risk associated with assimilating new technologies. This necessity is heightened when technology is used ...
    • Austin MacCormick: A Champion for Texas Prisoners 

      Elkins, Susan; Kim, Dianna; Shotwell, Trent (Journal of South Texas, 2020)
      Austin Harbutt MacCormick (1893-1979) spent much of his professional career serving as a proponent of prison reform. Beginning with his 1915 college graduation essay focused on the subject and continuing throughout the ...
    • Beverage Consumption of College Students: Factors that Influence Their Choices 

      Randall, G. Kevin; Collins, Nina; Mills, Ellen; Grumbine, Rachel (Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences, 2011)
      Beverage consumption is a major source of energy; intake varies depending on demographics, availability, and personal and behavioral influences (Storey, Forshee, & Anderson, 2006). To date no studies were found investigating ...
    • Beyond Citation-Counting: Metrics and Altmetrics for Demonstrating Scholarly Impact 

      Owens, Erin (2019-03-19)
      As librarians, we understand how a citation shows the influence of one scholarly work on another. But citations are only one way to gauge the impact that scholarship has in its field and in the wider world. Starting from ...