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  • Salins, Faye N.; University of Lethbridge. Dhillon School of Business (Lethbridge, Alta. : Dhillon School of BusinessDhillon School of Business, 2018)
    Numerous universities around the world have policies and procedures in place to deal with workplace bullying. However, the effectiveness of these HR interventions often depends on the perceptions of the university ...
  • Wrightson, Chelsea R.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of EducationEducation, 2019)
    Due to negative bias, individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or any other non-heterosexual and/or non-gender binary identity are at risk of experiencing a host of physical or mental ...
  • Burgess, Eric (Faculty of EducationLethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty. of Education, 2017)
    During the past 20 years, there has been significant advancement in our conceptualization of problem gambling behaviour. Despite this progression, there remains a paucity of knowledge about gendered problem gambling ...
  • Lloren, Jed Immanuel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2021)
    Plant communities are changing in response to natural and anthropogenic drivers. However, we know little about how different drivers have affected Rocky Mountain plant communities over the past few decades. In 2017, a ...
  • Dutta, Anindita; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2016)
    Quantum theory of gravity deals with the physics of the gravitational field at Planck length scale (10^(−35) m). Even though it is experimentally hard to reach the Planck length scale, one can look for evidence of quantum ...
  • Veldman, Kimberley Treena; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Health Sciences (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2016)
    The instructional approach of dimensional analysis has been identified as an effective method for promoting conceptual understanding and decreasing calculation errors of nursing students. The purpose of this study was to ...
  • Abdullah, Deen Mohammad; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2020)
    In Natural Language Processing, researchers find many challenges on Query Focused Abstractive Summarization (QFAS), where Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers for Summarization (BERTSUM) can be used for ...
  • Mahmud, Asif; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Schience, 2020)
    Query-based summarization problem is an interesting problem in the text summarization field. On the other hand, the reinforcement learning technique is popular for robotics and becoming accessible for the text summarization ...
  • Aryal, Chudamani; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2019)
    Query-focused abstractive document summarization (QFADS) is a process of shortening a document into a summary while keeping the context of query in mind. We implemented a model consisting of a novel selective mechanism for ...
  • Polash, Md Mainul Hasan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2019)
    Query Focused Summarization (QFS) summarizes a long document with respect to a given input query. Creating a query-focused abstractive summary by using a neural network model is a difficult task which is yet to be fully ...
  • Dubien, Stephen; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2005)
    Question answering (QA) is a relatively new area of research. QA is retriecing answers to questions rather than information retrival systems (search engines), which retrieve documents. This means that question answering ...
  • McRae, Dorothy A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2010)
    Most breast cancer patients undergo radiation diagnostics and are also treated with radiotherapy. In addition to being an important treatment modality, ionizing radiation (IR) is a potent tumour-causing agent that has been ...
  • Luzhna, Lidiya; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2009)
    Breast cancer is a major cause of cancer-related death among women throughout the world. Treatment of breast cancer often fails due to the development of resistance to both chemo- and radiotherapy. The aim of this study ...
  • Merrifield, Matthew; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Science, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2011)
    PiRNAs and their Piwi family protein partners are part of a germline specific epigenetic regulatory mechanism essential for proper spermatogenesis, silencing of transposable elements, and maintaining germline genome ...
  • Tamminga, Jan; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceBiological Sciences, 2008)
    Approximately 45% of men will develop cancer during their lifetime; some of which will be of reproductive age (Canadian Cancer Society, 2008). Current advances in treatment regimens such as radiotherapy have significantly ...
  • Plotsky, Kyle; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2013)
    Radiographic images of the skull and vocal tract of adults from two canid species were analyzed for two studies addressing functional issues in animal communication and human language. Study 1 tested the hypothesis that ...
  • Welke, Catherine A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2019)
    Although white-crowned sparrows (Z. leucophrys) have been extensively researched for physiology and behaviour, surprisingly little recent work has been done to characterize the population genetic structure of this widespread ...
  • Khan, Soma Farin (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2015)
    In this thesis we explore the centrality rankings of functions in call graphs of scientific software using spectral method. Dependency Structure Matrix (DSM) is used as a modeling tool to represent and examine pattern ...
  • Smith, Dustin D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and BiochemistryArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological SciencesDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2016)
    Myo-inositol polyphosphates (IPs) are ubiquitous in nature and involved in various cellular events. Dephosphorylation of IPs by protein tyrosine phosphatase-like polyphosphatases (PTPLPs) occurs via a complex pathway, and ...
  • Tang, Shouchun (Terry); University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2006)
    The Intrinsic Low-Dimensional Manifold (ILDM) has been adopted as an approximation to the slow manifold representing the long-term evolution of a non-linear chemical system. The computation of the slow manifold simplifies ...