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    • An Error Analysis for Functions of Qualitative Attributes with Application to Information Retrieval 

      Jackson, D.M. (Cornell University, 1970-03)
      The use of overlapping, non-hierarchical classifications in information retrieval is considered. It is assumed that the population of objects to be classified is such that only a subset of the classes satisfying the ...
    • Error Assessment in Decision-Tree Models Applied to Vegetation Analysis 

      Lynn, Henry; Mohler, Charles L.; DeGloria, Stephen D.; McCulloch, Charles E.; Cornell University. Biometrics Unit.; Cornell University. Dept. of Biometrics.; Cornell University. Dept. of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology. (1995-01)
    • Erway, Dora W. 

      Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 1976)
      Memorial Statement for Professor Dora W. Erway, who died in 1976. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty for ...
    • Escherichia Coli Transport Modeling At Soil Column Scale And Watershed Scale 

      Wang, Chaozi (2015-08-17)
      Understanding the transport of Escherichia coli at different scales is very important for water quality control and public health. Therefore, E. coli transport modeling was conducted at both soil column scale and watershed ...
    • Escobar, José Fernando 

      Cornell University, Office of the Dean of the University Faculty (Cornell University, 2004)
      Memorial Statement for Professor Jose Fernando Escobar who died in 2004. The memorial statements contained herein were prepared by the Office of the Dean of the University Faculty of Cornell University to honor its faculty ...
    • Esophageal dilation and duodenal-jejunal intussesception in an 8 year old cat 

      Little, Christin (2010-09-15)
      An 8-year-old male castrated Maine Coon with a history of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) was presented to Cornell’s Internal Medicine Service for a two month history of lethargy, inappetence, weight loss, and pharyngeal ...
    • An esophageal mass in a Beagle dog 

      Mohamed, Lina N. (2008-03-05)
      This clinical report describes a rhabdomyosarcoma, diagnosed by histopathology, in the esophagus of an 11 year old male castrated beagle dog. Clinical signs associated with the mass were progressive regurgitation of food ...
    • An Essay About Research on Sparse NP Complete Sets 

      Hartmanis, Juris; Mahaney, Stephen R. (Cornell University, 1980-05)
      The purpose of this paper is to review the origins and motivation for the conjecture that sparse NP complete sets do not exist (unless P=NP) and to describe the development of the ideas and techniques which led to the ...
    • Essays About Newspaper Political Endorsements 

      Leite, Lopez (2010-08-05)
      My dissertation focuses on empirically investigating two aspects of newspaper endorsements: their influence on elections, and the factors determining these recommendations. In the first chapter of my dissertation, "Newspaper ...
    • Essays At The Intersection Of Behavioral Economics And Public Policy 

      Szembrot, Nichole (2014-08-18)
      In political campaigns, candidates often avoid taking positions on issues, instead making vague statements that conceal the policy preferences that would guide them if elected. The explanation for ambiguity proposed in the ...
    • Essays In Banking And Regulation 

      Goel, Tirupam (2016-05-29)
      The broad goal of this dissertation is to further our understanding of the relationship between real and financial sectors of an economy, to identify inefficiencies in financial sector intermediation, and to design financial ...
    • Essays In Behavioral And Energy Economics 

      Yan, Jubo (2015-08-17)
      This thesis presents three studies in behavioral and energy economics. The first two use laboratory experiment to show how individuals make decisions under risk and uncertainty. The third study uses a simulation tool to ...
    • Essays In Behavioral And Public Economics 

      Rees-Jones, Alexander (2013-08-19)
      This dissertation presents two lines of research, each aimed at developing and assessing psychologically-motivated economics research in the realm of public policy. In the first chapter I present a theory of tax sheltering ...
    • Essays In Corporate Finance And Corporate Governance 

      De Angelis, David (2012-08-20)
      My dissertation contains three essays in corporate finance and corporate governance. The first essay studies the effect of information frictions across corporate hierarchies on internal capital allocation decisions, using ...
    • Essays In Credit Portfolio Management 

      Tyagi, Vikrant (2010-10-20)
      The current financial crisis has lessons for three areas of credit portfolio management. First, the credit crisis has highlighted the need to manage the funding risk of a bank. Second, it has highlighted the need to manage ...
    • Essays In Empirical Development Economics 

      Zhang, Shuang (2012-08-20)
      This dissertation is a set of three independent essays on empirical development economics, with a focus on China. The first chapter examines the effect of maternal education on infant health by exploiting exogenous variation ...
    • Essays In Environmental And Development Economics 

      Garg, Teevrat (2015-08-17)
      Even as concerns over climate change and environment have become dominant in political discourse, our understanding of the coupled dynamics of human and natural resource systems remains limited. Using a combination of ...
    • Essays In Environmental And Energy Economics 

      Leard, Benjamin (2014-08-18)
      Traditional studies in economics assume that decision makers are homogeneous. Although this assumption simplifies analysis, modeling decision maker heterogeneity yields insights about consumer or producer behavior that ...
    • Essays In Health Economics 

      Maclean, Johanna (2012-05-27)
      The first essay of this dissertation investigates the effect of macroeconomic fluctuations at school-leaving on men's health at age 40. I use macroeconomic fluctuations in the U.S. between 1976 and 1992 as a quasi-experiment ...
    • Essays In Health Economics 

      Hill, Anna (2015-01-26)
      My first essay examines the relationship between medical innovation and moral hazard. I examine the behavioral response to one recent medical innovation: the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. I use both medical claims ...