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Fashioning A Discourse Of Elegance And Politics: The Historical Roots Of The Sapeur Movement, 18841980
Porter, Danielle (20100805)This thesis focuses on the history of the movement in CongoBrazzaville and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It seeks to bridge the gaps between the social, cultural, and political histories of these two countries with ... 
FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) overview
Chew, Chiat Naun (20131008)An overview of OCLC's FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology), its characteristics and potential uses. 
Fast Algorithms for $N$body Simulation
Sundaram, Sridhar (Cornell University, 199308)Many physical models require the simulation of a large number ($N$) of particles interacting through pairwise inverse square law forces. $N$body simulations are employed in fluiddynamics, biochemistry, astrophysics, ... 
Fast approximation algorithms for fractional packing and covering problems
Plotkin, S. A.; Shmoys, D.; Tardos, E. (Cornell University Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, 199202)This paper published in "Computational Optimization and Applications" 2 (1993) 301318 
Fast approximation algorithms for multicommodity flow problems
Leighton, T.; Makedon, F.; Plotkin, S.; Stein, C.; Tardos, E.; Tragoudas, S. (Cornell University Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, 199108)This paper published in "Mathematical Programming" 65 (1994), 217245 
Fast Approximation Algorithms for Multicommodity Flow Problems
Leighton, T.; Makedon, F.; Plotkin, S.; Stein, C.; Tardos, E.; Tragoudas, S. (Cornell University Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, 199502)Fast Approximation Algorithms for Multicommodity Flow Problems 
Fast But Right: Outbreak Surveillance And Foodborne Knowledge Infrastructure
Boyce, Angie (20140818)This dissertation examines knowledge infrastructures for detecting and investigating national outbreaks of foodborne disease. Drawing on archival and ethnographic material from US public health and regulatory agencies, I ... 
Fast Compact Prime Number Sieves (Among Others)
Pritchard, Paul (Cornell University, 198110)NO ABSTRACT SUPPLIED 
Fast Compiled Logic Simulation Using Linear BDDs
Gupta, Sudeep; Pingali, Keshav (Cornell University, 199506)This paper presents a new technique for compiled zero delay logic simulation, and includes extensive experiments that demonstrate its performance on standard benchmarks. Our compiler partitions the circuit into fanoutfreeregions ... 
Fast Compiled Logic Simulation Using Linear BDDs
Gupta, Sudeep; Pingali, Keshav (Cornell University, 199506)This paper presents a new technique for compiled zero delay logic simulation, and includes extensive experiments that demonstrate its performance on standard benchmarks. Our compiler partitions the circuit into fanoutfree ... 
Fast Detection of Common Geometric Substructure in Proteins
Chew, Paul; Kedem, Klara; Kleinberg, Jon; Huttenlocher, Dan (Cornell University, 199809)We consider the problem of identifying common threedimensional substructures between proteins. Our method is based on comparing the shape of the $\alpha$carbon backbone structures of the proteins in order to find 3D ... 
Fast Firewall Implementations for Softwarebased Routers
Qiu, Lili; Varghese, George; Subash, Suri (Cornell University, 20000714)Routers must perform packet classification at high speeds to efficiently implement functions such as firewalls. The classification can be based on an arbitrary number of prefix and range fields in the packet header. The ... 
The Fast Fourier Transform on Hypercube Parallel Computers
Chu, Clare Yunglei (Cornell University, 198711)The Fast Fourier Transform appears frequently in scientific computing. Therefore it is desirable to implement it efficiently on parallel computers. In this thesis, we investigate several different aspects of parallel ... 
A Fast Method for Interpolating Preconditioning
Horowitz, Ellis (Cornell University, 197112)Given $n$ points $(x_{i},y_{i})$ the best algorithms for finding the unique interpolating polynomial $G(x)$ such that $G(x_{i})=y_{i}$ take $O(n^{2})$ arithmetic operations. If the $(x_{i}$ are known in advance then an ... 
Fast Near Neighbor Search in HighDimensional Binary Data
Shrivastava, Anshumali; Li, Ping (Internetware 2013, 20131023)Numerous applications in search, databases, machine learning, and computer vision, can benefit from efficient algorithms for near neighbor search. This paper proposes a simple framework for fast near neighbor search in ... 
Fast Ordered Multicasts
Stephenson, Patrick (Cornell University, 199102)In this thesis, we present new protocols that provide reliable ordered multicasts to multiple overlapping process groups in the presence of failures. Our protocols provide two kinds of message delivery ordering  causal ... 
Fast Parallel Algorithms for the Modular Decomposition
Novick, Mark B. (Cornell University, 198906)A module in a graph is like a black box: all the vertices in the module look the same to vertices not in the module. This paper gives the first $NC$ algorithm for finding the modular decomposition of a graph. The algorithm ... 
Fast Parallel Matrix and GCD Computations
Borodin, Allan B.; Von zur Gathen, Joachim; Hopcroft, John E. (Cornell University, 198204)We present parallel algorithms to compute the determinant and characteristic polynomial of n x nmatrices and the gcd of polynomials of degree $\leq$n. The algorithms use parallel time $O(\log^{2}n)$ and a polynomial ... 
Fast Polar Decomposition of an Arbitrary Matrix
Higham, Nicholas J.; Schreiber, Robert S. (Cornell University, 198810)The polar decomposition of an $m x n$ matrix $A$ of full rank, where $m \geq n$, can be computed using a quadratically convergent algorithm of Higham [SIAM J. Sci. Stat. Comput., 7 (1986), pp.11601174]. The algorithm ... 
Fast Wavelet Transforms for Matrices Arising from Boundary Element Methods
Bond, David M.; Vavasis, Stephen A. (Cornell University, 199403)(The following contains mathematical formulae and symbols that may become distorted in ASCII text.) For many boundary element methods applied to Laplace's equation in two dimensions, the resulting integral equation has ...