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  • Weiler, Vincent F.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Physics and AstronomyArts and ScienceDepartment of Physics and Astronomy, 2019)
    Linear translation stages are an integral part of Fourier spectroscopic and interferometric instruments; corresponding metrology data must be properly characterized to mitigate any deleterious effects in subsequent data ...
  • Jones, Anne E.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2016)
    Naturalistic observations in a free play day care were conducted to study motor and object manipulation behaviour in preschool-aged children. Behaviour settings theory, which predicts that setting has greater influence ...
  • Barros dos Santos, Ednei; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of PsychologyArts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2018)
    This thesis focused on an austral population of House Wrens breeding in the south-temperate zone in Mendoza, Argentina. A description of song organization and complexity is provided for males in this population, and ...
  • Chhikara, Aditya (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2010)
    Stacking interactions, also known as π-π or face-to-face interactions, occur between molecules whose π bonds are in parallel planes. They are used to design self-assembling structures in nanotechnology, influence organic ...
  • Rodriguez-Bellizia, Rita Mariel; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of Kinesiology and Physical EducationArts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2018)
    Humans evolved to find and manipulate food in our environment. Studies have shown faster reaction times (RTs) and better visual attention for food stimuli. The current study investigated if the same is the case when stimuli ...
  • Gong, Peng; 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, 2015)
    This thesis proposes a k-nearest-neighbor search method inspired by the grid space partitioning and the compact trie tree structure. A detailed implementation based on the Best-First-Nearest-Neighbor-Search scheme is ...
  • Matlock, Alena; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2013)
    This study explores the effect of changing ecological conditions on female social organization among free-ranging vervet monkeys (Cholorocebus aethiops pygerythrus) in the Klein Karoo, South Africa. Comparison was made ...
  • Robert, Sheila; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Native American Studies, 2007)
    The objective of this thesis is to examine the archival documents that may be considered by the Supreme Court of Canada if the Treaty 7 Nations were to challenge the Federal Government on the Treaty’s content and ...
  • Dobek, Allison; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2004Arts and ScienceDepartment of Anthropology, 2004)
    An in-school feeding project, Kids In Need or KIN, was introduced in the fall of 2001 to a rural community located between two First Nation's Reserves, in southern Alberta. I analyze the KIN project and its ensuing controversy ...
  • Williams, Preston T.J.A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2009)
    In Canada, every ten minutes someone will have a stroke injury to the brain. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada 15% of the patients will die and only 10% of patients will recover normal behaviour ...
  • Thapa, Rajat; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : Universtiy of Lethbridge, Department of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2018)
    Describing how animals make decisions is fundamental to understanding animal behaviour. Here we describe the transient yet significant influence of recent wins and losses on subsequent decisions in a competitive two-choice ...
  • Coles, Brenda Louise Kay; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1996Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 1996)
    Neural changes in the forelimb cortex were studied at Postnatal (P) 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 100 days. Six biological markers of brain development, cortical thickness, Layer III pyramidal cell morphology, glial fibrillary ...
  • Mao, Dun (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2017)
    By virtue of its anatomical connections, the retrosplenial cortex (RSC) is well suited to mediate bidirectional communication between the hippocampal formation and the neocortex. However, what information is encoded in the ...
  • Schwindel, C. Daniela (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of NeuroscienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2014)
    Episodic memory formation and spatial navigation are core functions of the hippocampus. Embedded in a path integration based navigational system, the hippocampus generates orthogonal codes for different environments. To ...
  • Hogg, Theresa M.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Pyschology, 2002)
    This thesis used a rodent model of skilled forelimb training and intracortical microstimulation to examine the relationship between learning and cortical reorganization. This thesis examines how reorganization is related ...
  • Zhu, Yunpu; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2010)
    The evolution of wireless networks and mobile device technologies has increased concerns about performance and security of mobile systems. We propose a new secured applicationlevel architecture for a two-party mobile ...
  • Deshpande, Sushant; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2009)
    Even though lambda calculus (λ-calculus) and combinatory logic (CL) appear to be equivalent, they are not. As yet we do not have a reduction in CL which corresponds to β-reduction in λ-calculus. There are three proposals ...
  • Richholt, Heather; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2001Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2001)
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  • Witharana, Wing Kar Li (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2011)
    Activity-induced immediate-early gene (IEG) transcription foci can be labelled with fluorescent probes, permitting high temporal and spatial resolution in mapping neuronal circuits. Previous quantification approaches have ...
  • Nielson, Kayleigh (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2017)
    This thesis investigates the factors that affect non-native plant occurrence at freshwater springs in southern Alberta, Canada, with special focus on the effect of human disturbance, and the life history traits of ...