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    • Distortions in Perceived Direction of Motion Predicted by Population Response in Visual Cortex 

      Wu, Wei (2009)
      The visual system is thought to represent the trajectory of moving objects in the activity of large populations of cortical neurons that respond preferentially to the direction of stimulus motion. Here I employed in vivo ...
    • Dynamic Models of Human Capital Investment 

      Ashworth, Jared (2015)
      My dissertation examines human capital investments and their role in individual's labor market outcomes. Chapter 2 analyzes how public school teachers decide to make human capital investments and the effects that these decisions ...
    • Poleward Transport of TPX2 in the Mammalian Mitotic Spindle Requires Dynein, Eg5, and Microtubule Flux 

      Ma, Nan; Tulu, US; Ferenz, Nick P; Fagerstrom, Carey; Wilde, Andrew; Wadsworth, Patricia (2010)
      TPX2 is a Ran-regulated spindle assembly factor that is required for kinetochore fiber formation and activation of the mitotic kinase Aurora A. TPX2 is enriched near spindle poles and is required near kinetochores, suggesting ...
    • Research and Development Competition in the Chemicals Industry 

      Finger, Stephen R (2008-04-24)
      This dissertation is composed of two related chapters dealing with research and development. I evaluate the effects of the Research and Experimentation Tax Credit on the Chemicals Industry and then examine the determinants ...
    • Succinct Data Structures 

      Gupta, Ankur (2007-12-14)
      The world is drowning in data. The recent explosion of web publishing, XML data, bioinformation, scientific data, image data, geographical map data, and even email communications has put a strain on our ability to manage ...