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  • Liu, Kevin H (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Mobile web applications refer to web applications on mobile devices, aimed at personalizing, integrating, and discovering mobile contents in user contexts. This thesis presents a comprehensive study of mobile web applications ...
  • Ashworth, Geoffrey (Geoffrey John) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Distinctive technology and customer / supplier relationships are currently the primary sources of competitive advantage in the Aerospace industry. Modular Open System Architecture (MOSA) requirements represent a significant ...
  • Ballal, Hrishikesh (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Electronic waste (e-waste) is a rapidly growing problem as well as a business opportunity given the huge volume that is generated. While there are a number policies and philosophies that guide end-of-life handling of ...
  • Mitchell, Julie, S.M. (Julie A.). Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    This thesis uses systems thinking and system dynamics modeling to explore how open source communities such as OpenSPARC can lead to enhancement of the performance of Sun's multithreaded systems and thereby increase its ...
  • Zand, Emad Dolatshahi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Global demand for energy is rising around the world. Middle East is a major supplier of oil and gas and remains an important region for any future oil and gas developments. Meanwhile, managing oil and gas projects are ...
  • Acosta, Roberto, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Open source software development models have created some of the most innovative tools and companies in the industry today modifying the way value is created and businesses developed. The purpose of this thesis is to analyze ...
  • Kopczynski, Jessica A., S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Financial panics and crashes have become an item of familiarity to many nations around the world over more than several centuries. If history has taught us nothing else, it has taught us that we can learn from the past ...
  • Bharadwaj, Ragu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    The pharmaceutical industry needs new modes of innovation. The industry's innovation system - based on massive investments in R&D protected by intellectual property rights - has worked well for many years, providing ...
  • Assad, Albert (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    The medical care of space crews is the primary limiting factor in the achievement of long-duration space missions. (Nicogossian 2003) The goal of this thesis was to develop a model of long-duration human space flight ...
  • Alexander, Charles, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Concurrent engineering initiatives and the closely related principle of front-loading development processes - identifying and solving problems early rather than waiting for traditional development and test processes to ...
  • Aden, Christopher A. (Christopher Allan) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    The thesis examines the evolution of mobile transceiver architecture using the management framework pioneered by Carliss Baldwin and Kim Clark. The thesis begins with an introduction and an overview of the wireless ...
  • Seshadri, Parthasarathy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Background: Project and program budget estimation and execution within the estimated budget are critical functions in any organization, in particular those dealing with fixed cost contracts. During planning, the functional ...
  • Tahir, Muhammad Rehan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Islamic Finance is a banking sector which caters to the Muslim population's banking needs by complying with the Islamic financial law. In this research some of the most prevalent financial products in Islamic Finance are ...
  • Thirunavukkarasu, Bharath (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    During the last decade and half, the hi-tech industry has seen a phenomenal pace of innovation fueled primarily by venture capital funded startups. In spite of the innovation pace, very few of these ventures have gone on ...
  • Diaz Garcia, J. Adrian (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    In an attempt to improve their Product Development Processes (PDPs), many companies make considerable investments to have available cutting-edge technology such as virtual tools. While some companies have increased their ...
  • Escobido, Matthew George (Matthew George Orias) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    The Lotka-Volterra competition model has been extensively used in the study of technology interaction. It looks at the growth rate of a certain parameter of the interacting technologies through coupled nonlinear differential ...
  • Francis, Leonard, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    'Cloud computing', is a broad concept and in general is a term used for internet-based computing resources that are in an unspecified remote location or locations and that are flexible and fungible. Clouds provide a wide ...
  • Bhattacharjee, Ratnadeep (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    A slew of articles have been written about the fact that computing will eventually go in the direction of electricity. Just as most software users these days also own the hardware that runs the software, electricity users ...
  • Berk, Ryan Erwin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    The use of software in commercial aviation has expanded over the last two decades, moving from commercial passenger transport down into single-engine piston aircraft. The most comprehensive and recent official guidance on ...
  • Baker, John A. (John Alan) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Rich software application functionality once constrained to the desktop is now available via the World Wide Web (WWW) with the introduction of emergent Web2.0 technologies. Leveraging the Softwareas- a-service (SaaS) model, ...
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