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    • Dating and analysis of whole genome duplications in Arabidopsis and rice 

      Chapman, Brad Alan (uga, 2004-08)
      Whole genome duplication events have influenced the evolutionary history of many eukaryotic organisms. Subsequent diploidization processes result in the retention of a subset of duplicated genes and rearrange the genome ...
    • Dating intimate partner violence 

      Cercone-Keeney, Jennifer Jane (uga, 2004-08)
      The present study was grounded in feminist and behavior analytic theories and sought to examine aspects of gender symmetry and asymmetry in dating intimate partner violence (IPV). Self-report data were collected from ...
    • David and Goliath retold 

      Benshmuel, Ariella (uga, 2005-08)
      Much criticism has been leveled at CNN for its coverage of Israel and Palestine, highlighting the need for a close examination of its newscasts. The following is a textual analysis of CNN’s programming from the region, ...
    • David and me 

      Greenway, David Lee (uga, 2003-08)
      This project is an autoethnographic examination of a young filmmaker’s relationship to the films of David Fincher. Informed by the fandom work of Storey and Jenkins, and examined through the lens of postmodernism, this ...
    • David vs Goliath (2001) an analysis of the OECD harmful tax competition policy 

      Butler, Truman Kirkland (uga, 2001-12)
      The OECD or Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has produced a report titled Harmful Tax Competition An Emerging Global Issue. The report is the single largest threat to the offshore finance industry. ...
    • "Db4XML" : design and performance of an XML database engine 

      Sipani, Sudhanshu (uga, 2002-08)
      XML (eXtensible Markup Language) is fast becoming the common electronic data interchange language between applications. In this paper, we describe a query processing engine called ‘Db4XML’. ‘Db4XML’ provides storage for ...
    • DCE-MRI for quantification and segmentation of tumors 

      Lee, Joonsang (uga, 2013-08)
      Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) has been widely studied as a cancer imaging tool that provides information about blood volume and microvascular permeability by tracking the exchange of contrast ...
    • De apogeo revolucionario a desilusión política: género, subjetividad e identidad política en la narrativa de Gioconda Belli (1988-2001) = From revolutionary apogee to political disillusion : gender, subjectivity and political identity in Gioconda’s 

      Pollard, Karen J. (uga, 2010-08)
      Due to the late seventies revolutionary and political events in Central America, women had to redefine their search for equality from a national and a personal perspective. Considering the his-torical context of revolution, ...
    • De la belleza hiperbolica a la mujer grotesca : estudio de los canones de estética femenina en El Quijote, de Miguel de Cervantes y en Los locos y los cuerdos, de Marco Denevi 

      Mizzi-Terol, Maria (uga, 2003-05)
      In 1965 René Girard in his book Deceit, Desire and the Novel develops a theory of desire as leit-motiv in every work of fiction. The French critic claims that, in the most complex works of fiction, there is a line that ...
    • Deaf techniques of the body in the preschool classroom 

      Graham, Patrick Joseph (uga, 2014-12)
      This thesis focuses on the development of an embodied deaf habitus as part of establishing a deaf identity in young preschool children. When deaf children are introduced to deaf modes of gestures, facial expressions, ...
    • Deathscapes 

      Higgins, Jessica Faith (uga, 2013-08)
      Cemeteries have been lost in the modern landscape of today. These once celebrated spaces are today labeled as taboo -- only to be visited on mournful occasions. However, by applying the modern landscape issues of sustainability, ...
    • Debate and self-authorship: a narrative case study of competitive intercollegiate debate and the development of the (cross) examined life 

      Lee, Edward Whillies (uga, 2017-12)
      Since Socrates, educators have implored learners to self-examine their lives and try to find their own way. Students are encouraged to cultivate autonomous and independent minds unmoored from the taken-for-granted assumptions ...
    • Debriefing in simulation games 

      Feinberg, Joseph Rubin (uga, 2003-08)
      This study investigated the role of debriefing as a form of reflection in promoting affective and cognitive learning in simulation games. Debriefing is central to the experiential learning process, yet simulation game ...
    • Deciding the deciders 

      Marcin, Phillip John (uga, 2015-12)
      States are often referred to as laboratories of experimentation. The manner in which state supreme court judges are selected is a prime example of this. Throughout the history of the United States, states have utilized ...
    • Deciding to delegate 

      Bitzer, Jason Michael (uga, 2004-12)
      This dissertation investigates the impact of legislative professionalism on delegated discretion to bureaucracies within state governments in the United States. This project utilizes statutes dealing with welfare policy ...
    • Deciphering the roles of micro-environmental stress types in cancer initiation and progression 

      Zhang, Chi (uga, 2015-12)
      What drives a cancer’s evolution, including its initiation? This has been the focus of many published studies in the past century. Among the various proposals, the predominating theory in the past four decades has been ...
    • Decision-making under risk 

      Yang, Yali (uga, 2005-12)
      Using three experiments, this study investigated how different kinds of financial goals influenced participants’ decisions under risk and how participants adjusted their risk strategies when the wealth level changed. All ...
    • Decisions to go 

      Fischer, Hendrik (uga, 2005-08)
      Decisions To Go is an intelligent mobile decision support system that facilitates the task of product research for consumers on the go. This paper describes the development of software that can be used on a PDA or a regular ...
    • Decline and recovery of striped bass in the Savannah River Estuary 

      Reinert, Thomas Robert (uga, 2004-05)
      Since the lower Savannah River Estuary was first settled in 1733, shaping and deepening the river channel to provide easy, safe access to the sea has been a near continuous effort. Once averaging about 3 m in depth, the ...
    • Decolonizing Blyden 

      Fields, Antar Petey (uga, 2005-08)
      The purpose of this study is to “decolonize” Edward W. Blyden, educator, diplomat, and black nationalist, by isolating three of his most controversial and contradicting ideologies—race, colonization, and religion—within ...