Jeremy Hauze

Advisor: Matthew G. Brin

Dissertation: * Restrictions on potential automatic structures on Thompson's group F*

Simon Joyce

Advisor: Thomas Zaslavsky

Dissertation: * Interaction Graphs Derived From Activation Functions and Their Application to Gene Regulation*

Andrew Kelley

Advisor: Marcin Mazur

Dissertation: * Maximal subgroup growth of some groups*

Amanda Taylor

Advisor: Matthew G. Brin

Dissertation: * Locally solvable subgroups of PLo(I)*

Nan Bi

Advisor: Anton Schick

Dissertation: * Empirical Likelihood for a Class of Semiparametric Regression Models*

Mauricio Bustamante

Advisors: Thomas Farrell, Pedro Ontaneda

Dissertation: * On the topology of the space of pinched negatively curved metrics with finite volume and identical ends*

Qinggang Diao

Advisor: Qiqing Yu

Dissertation: * Cox Proportional Hazards Model with Time-Dependent Covariates*

Diego Penta

Advisor: Alex Feingold

Dissertation: * Decomposition of the Rank 3 Kac-Moody Lie Algebra F with Respect to the Rank 2 Hyperbolic Subalgebra Fib*

Yilin Zhu

Advisor: Anton Schick

Dissertation: * Estimation of the Error Distribution in a Varying Coefficient Regression Model*

Ding Ding

Advisor: Adrian Vasiu

Dissertation: * Canonical Barsotti - Tate Groups of Level m*

Wenyu Du

Advisor: Aleksey Polunchenko

Dissertation: * Accurate and efficient numerical performance evaluation of the Generalized Shiryaev-Roberts procedure for quickest change-point detection.*

Jinghao Li

Advisor: Adrian Vasiu

Dissertation: * Purity Results on F-crystals*

Qiyi Lu

Advisor: Xingye Qiao

Dissertation: * Learning Partially Labeled Data in the High-dimensional, Low-sample Size Setting*

Gangotryi Sorcar

Advisor: Thomas Farrell

Dissertation: * Non Triviality of the Fundamental Group of the Teichmuler Space of Negatively Curved Metrics of a Non-Locally Symmetric Negatively Curved Manifold*

Ryan McCulloch

Advisor: Benjamin Brewster

Dissertation: * The Chermak-Delgado Lattice of Finite Groups*

Slobodan Tanusevski

Advisor: Marcin Mazur

Dissertation: * Generalized Thompson Groups*

Xiaolei Wu

Advisor: Thomas Farrell

Dissertation: * Farrell-Jones Conjecture for the Solvable Baumslag-Solitar Groups*

Fatima Jaafari

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * Adaptive Method for Estimating The Mean of a Finite Population*

Jackie Kaminski

Advisor: Thomas Zaslavsky

Dissertation: * Classification of Factored Gain-Graphic Hyperplane Arrangements*

Christopher Mauriello

Advisor: Alex Feingold

Dissertation: * Branching Rule Decomposition of Irreducible Level-1 E _{6}^{(1)}-modules with respect to F_{4}^{(1)}*

Barry Minemyer

Advisor: Pedro Ontaneda

Dissertation: * Isometric Embeddings of Polyhedra*

Adam Perry

Advisor: Benjamin Brewster

Dissertation: * Modular subgroups and related transitive algebraic relations in direct products of finite groups.*

Amanda Ruiz

Advisor: Laura Anderson

Dissertation: * Realization Spaces of Phased Matroids*

Yifan Xu

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * On First Crossing Times of Mixed Compound Poisson Processes Under Various Boundary Conditions with Applications in Queuing and Risk Theories*

Can Zhang

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * Two-Stage and Sequential Procedures for the Behrens-Fisher Problem*

Adriano DeOliveira

Advisor: Pedro Ontaneda

Dissertation: * A Geometric Version of the Twisted Nil-Groups*

Dina Haner

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * On Two-Stage and Three-Stage Sampling Procedures for Fixed-Width Interval Estimation of the Common Variance of Correlated Normal Random Variables*

Martha Kilpack

Advisor: Fernando Guzman

Dissertation: * The Lattice of Closure Operators and the Algebraic Lattice of Algebraic Closure Operators*

Jiahui Li

Advisor: Qiqing Yu

Dissertation: * Nonparametric Estimation with Right-Censored and Masked Competing Risks Data*

Quincy Loney

Advisor: Alex Feingold

Dissertation: * Decomposition of Level-1 Representations of D _{4}^{(1)} With Respect to its Subalgebra G_{2}^{(1)} in the Spinor Construction*

Nathan Reff

Advisor: Thomas Zaslavsky

Dissertation: * Gain Graphs, Group-Oriented Hypergraphs, and Matrices*

Cristina Salviano

Advisor: Pedro Ontaneda

Dissertation: * The Index Space of a Geodesic*

Yu-Ting Hsu

Advisor: Qiqing Yu

Dissertation: * Statistical Analysis of Firm Interdependence Using Duration Data*

Dandrielle Lewis

Advisor: Benjamin Brewster

Dissertation: * Containment of subgroups in a direct product of groups*

Xiao Xiao

Advisor: Adrian Vasiu

Dissertation: * Invariants of F-crystals*

Keith Jones

Advisor: Ross Geoghegan

Dissertation: * Controlled Connectivity for Cocompact Isometric Actions on Simplicial Trees*

Gina Kucinski

Advisor: Fernando Guzman

Dissertation: * Duality for the Algebra of Conditional Logic*

Lucas Rusnak

Advisor: Thomas Zaslavsky

Dissertation: * Oriented Hypergraphs*

Viji Thomas

Advisors: Fernando Guzman, Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * The Box-Tensor Product: A Generlization of the Nonabelian Tensor Product*

Elizabeth Wilcox

Advisor: Benjamin Brewster

Dissertation: * Complete Finite Frobenius Groups and Wreath Products*

Peng Zhang

Advisor: Anton Schick

Dissertation: * Prediction in heteroskedastic autoregressive models*

Garry Bowlin

Advisor: Thomas Zaslavsky

Dissertation: * Maximum Frustration of Bipartite Signed Graphs*

Ilir Snopce

Advisor: Marcin Mazur

Dissertation: * Lie Methods on Pro-p Groups*

Jiaping Wang

Advisor: Qiqing Yu

Dissertation: * The Generalized MLE with the Censored and Masked Competing Risks Data*

Leandro Junes

Advisor: Laura Anderson

Dissertation: * Duality of Higher Order Non-Euclidean Property for Oriented Matroids*

Silvia Millan-Vossler

Advisor: Thomas Farrell

Dissertation: * The Whitehead Group and the Lower Algebraic K-Theory of Braid Groups on S2 and RP2*

Seshendra Pallekonda

Advisor: Erik Kjær Pedersen

Dissertation: * Bounded Category of an Exact Category*

Peggy Sullivan

Advisor: Dennis Pixton

Dissertation: * DNA Computing with Cutting, Pasting, Filtering and Washing*

Nigar Tuncer

Advisor: Patricia McAuley

Dissertation: * Globalization Theorems in Topology*

Bronlyn Wassink

Advisor: Matthew G. Brin

Dissertation: * Subgroups of R. Thompson's Group F that are Isomorphic to F*

Risto Atanasov

Advisor: Ross Geoghegan

Dissertation: * Groups of Geometric Dimension 2*

Cuixian Chen

Advisor: Qiqing Yu

Dissertation: * Asymptotic Properties of the Buckley-James Estimator for a Bivariate Interval Censorship Regression Model*

Jichang Du

Advisor: Anton Schick

Dissertation: * Covariate-matched estimator of the error variance in nonparametric regression*

Tom Klein

Advisor: Ross Geoghegan

Dissertation: * Filtered ends of pairs of groups*

John Loftus

Advisor: Tom Head

Dissertation: * Powers of Words in Language Families*

Gabriela Mendoza

Advisor: Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * On some minimality conditions involving elements of prime order in a group G*

Olga Salazar-Diaz

Advisor: Matthew G. Brin

Dissertation: * Thompson's Group V From A Dynamical Viewpoint*

Joseph Smith

Advisor: Benjamin Brewster

Dissertation: * Groups whose normalizers form a chain*

Yishi Wang

Advisor: Miguel Arcones

Dissertation: * Some New Tests for Normality*

Collin Bleak

Advisor: Matthew G. Brin

Dissertation: * Solvability in Groups of Piecewise Linear Homeomorphisms of the Unit Interval*

Rigoberto Florez

Advisor: Thomas Zaslavsky

Dissertation: * Four Studies in the Geometry of Biased Graphs*

Fanhui Kong

Advisor: Qiqing Yu

Dissertation: * Asymptotic Distributions of Buckley-James Estimator*

Joshua Palmatier

Advisor: Fernando Guzman

Dissertation: * M-Zeroids: Structure and Categorical Equivalences*

Marlo Brown

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * Detection of Change-Points in Categorical Data*

Lori Koban

Advisor: Thomas Zaslavsky

Dissertation: * Two Generalizations of Biased Graph Theory: Circuit Signatures and Modular Triples of Matroids, and Biased Expansions of Biased Graphs*

Nicholas Koban

Advisor: Ross Geoghegan

Dissertation: * Controlled Topology Invariants of Translation Actions*

Omar Saldarriaga

Advisor: Alex Feingold

Dissertation: * Fusion Algebras, Symmetric Polynomials, Orbits of Elementary N-Groups, and Rank-Level Duality*

Ron Sperber

Advisor: Erik Kjær Pedersen

Dissertation: * A Comparison of Assembly Maps in Algebraic K-Theory*

John Donnelly

Advisor: Matthew G. Brin

Dissertation: * Properties of Richard Thompson's group F related to amenability*

Ivonne Ortiz

Advisor: Thomas Farrell

Dissertation: * The Lower Algebraic K-theory of Gamma_3*

Joe Petrillo

Advisor: Benjamin Brewster

Dissertation: * The Cover-Avoidance Property in Finite Groups*

Xueqin Wang

Advisor: Qiqing Yu

Dissertation: * The Properties of the Theil-Sen Estimator*

Dan Clouse

Advisor: Fernando Guzman

Dissertation: * A Dual Representation of Boolean Semirings In a Category of Structured Topological Spaces*

Gary Greenfield

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * Variance Estimation After Using the Chow-Robbins Stopping Rule to Determine a Fixed Width Confidence Interval For the Mean of a Normal DistributionFall*

Matthew Haner

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * Random Designs in Factorial Experiments For Estimation And Searching*

David H. Rosenthal

Advisor: Erik Kjær Pedersen

Dissertation: * Splitting With Continuous Control In Algebraic K-Theory*

Steven Tedford

Advisor: Thomas Zaslavsky

Dissertation: * A Characterization of the Mixed Branching Greedoid*

John Best

Advisor: Benjamin Brewster

Dissertation: * On 3/2-Transitive Groups*

Jeffrey Forrester

Advisor: Anton Schick

Dissertation: * Efficient Estimation of the Regression Parameter in a Heteroscedastic Regression Model Where Heteroscedasticity is Modeled as a function of the mean response*

Daniel Ghezzi

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * Estimation of and confidence intervals for the common variance of correlated normal random variables*

William Hooper

Advisor: Anton Schick

Dissertation: * Efficient Estimation of Transformation Parameters in Nonparametric Regression*

Fred Kluempen

Advisor: Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * On the power structure of finite p-groups*

Hanxiang Peng

Advisor: Anton Schick

Dissertation: * Efficient Estimation of Linear Functionals of a Bivariate Probability with Equal Marginals*

Dirk Schuetz

Advisor: Ross Geoghegan

Dissertation: * Torsion properties of the Novikov complex*

Sergio Ardanza-Trevijano

Advisor: Thomas Farrell

Dissertation: * Exotic Smooth Structures on Non-Locally Symetric Negatively Curved Manifolds*

Joseph Evan

Advisor: Benjamin Brewster

Dissertation: * Permutability in Direct Products of Finite Groups*

Daniel Farley

Advisor: Ross Geoghegan

Dissertation: * Finiteness and CAT(0) Properties of Diagram Groups*

Daniel Slilaty

Advisor: Thomas Zaslavsky

Dissertation: * Orientations of Biased Graphs and Their Matroids*

Joanna Su

Advisor: Peter Hilton

Dissertation: * Homotopy Theory of Modules*

Zoran Sunik

Advisor: Fernando Guzman

Dissertation: * On a Class of Periodic Spinal Groups of Intermediate Growth*

Shaohua Yu

Advisor: Qiqing Yu

Dissertation: * Consistency of GMLE with Multivariate Mixed IC Data*

James Beuerle

Advisor: Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * Metacyclic Groups and their Nonabelian Tensor Squares*

Elizabeth Laun

Advisors: Tom Head, Dennis Pixton

Dissertation: * Constants and Splicing Systems*

Steve Pagano

Advisor: Thomas Zaslavsky

Dissertation: * Separability and Representability of Bias Matroids of Signed Graphs*

Denise Reboli

Advisor: Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * On Generalized Hamiltonian Groups*

Ranja Roy

Advisor: Thomas Farrell

Dissertation: * Integrality Questions for Virtual Signature*

Norhaniza Sarmin

Advisor: Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * On Two-Generator Groups of Nilpotency Class Two and their Nonabelian Tensor Squares*

Matthew Visscher

Advisor: Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * On the Nonabelian Tensor Product of Groups*

Arthur Weinberger

Advisor: Tom Head

Dissertation: * Reducing Fuzzy Algebra to Classical Algebra*

Qinhai Zhang

Advisor: Benjamin Brewster

Dissertation: * On Abnormal Subgroups of Finite Groups*

Manuel Cardenas

Advisor: Erik Kjær Pedersen

Dissertation: * Localization For Exact Categories*

Elizabeth Gumustop

Advisor: Fernando Guzman

Dissertation: * Varieties of Codes and Codifiable Varieties of Monoids*

Thomas Kimber

Advisor: Benjamin Brewster

Dissertation: * System Permutability in Finite Solvable Groups*

Karl Lorensen

Advisor: Peter Hilton

Dissertation: * Local-Global Principles for Nilpotent Group Extensions*

Douglas Mennella

Advisor: Erik Kjær Pedersen

Dissertation: * A Comparison of Steenrod Homology Theories*

Tom Plavchak

Advisor: Ross Geoghegan

Dissertation: * A Polyhedral Transversality Theorem For One-Parameter Fixed Point Theory*

Patrick Ratchford

Advisor: Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * On Centralizer-like Subgroups*

Shashidhar Upadhyay

Advisor: Thomas Farrell

Dissertation: * Bounding Questions for Almost Flat Manifolds*

Xiaodong Wang

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * Contribution to Dynamical Systems*

Francisco Fernandez-Lasheras

Advisor: Ross Geoghegan

Dissertation: * Fake surfaces, thickenings and cohomology of groups*

James Babb

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * Estimating Change Points in Linear and Non-Linear Time Series*

Victor Brunsden

Advisor: Thomas Farrell

Dissertation: * Cohomology, Local Rigidity, and Fixed Points*

Matthew Fisher

Advisor: Wolfgang Kappe

Dissertation: * Two-groups with a Self-centralizing element*

David Garrison

Advisor: Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * Subnormality Conditions in Metabelian Groups*

David Harris

Advisor: Dennis Pixton

Dissertation: * The Mapping Class Group of a Rotation Domain*

Mile Krajcevski

Advisors: Ross Geoghegan, Craig Squier

Dissertation: * Tilings of the plane, and hyperbolic groups.*

Elizabeth Lamprecht

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * A Bernoulli One-Armed Bandit Problem Involving a Changepoint*

Gary Raduns

Advisor: Radu Zaharopol

Dissertation: * Erogodic Decompositions and Sweeping in Riesz Spaces*

Boris Okun

Advisor: Thomas Farrell

Dissertation: * Non-zero degree tangential maps between dual symmetric spaces*

Mike Weiner

Advisor: Alex Feingold

Dissertation: * Bosonic Construction of Vertex Operator Para-Algebras from Symplectic Affine Kac-Moody Algebras*

Marc Brodie

Advisor: Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * Finite Coverings by Subgroups*

John Harrison

Advisor: Tom Head

Dissertation: * The Dynamics of Piecewise Endomorphisms of Finitely Generated Free Monoids*

Natasa Jonoska

Advisor: Tom Head

Dissertation: * Synchronizing Representations of Sofic Subshifts*

Jeffrey Scott Reitz

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * An Approximation to the Bayes Estimate of a Time-Varying Parameter Vector*

Michael Bacon

Advisor: Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * The Nonabelian Tensor Square and Powers of a Group*

Gang Li

Advisor: David Hanson

Dissertation: * Almost Sure Convergence of Stochastic Approximation Procedures*

Heather Ries

Advisor: Peter Hilton

Dissertation: * Torsionfree Abelian Groups Which Are Almost Finitely-Generated*

Christopher Schuck

Advisor: Peter Hilton

Dissertation: * Some Contributions to the Study of Nilpotent Groups*

Leonard VanWyk

Advisor: Craig Squier

Dissertation: * Graph Groups are Biautomatic*

Theresa Engel

Advisor: Steve Ferry

Dissertation: * Deformation and Rigidity Along Paths of Manifolds*

Robert R. Militello

Advisor: Peter Hilton

Dissertation: * On the Cayley-Hamilton Property in Groups*

Robert F. Morse

Advisor: Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * Levi Properties in Groups*

George F. Yeh

Advisor: Benjamin Brewster

Dissertation: * Subclasses of M-Groups*

Mei-Hsiu Chen

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * Contributions to Estimation Theory of LLPD Time Series*

Randall Holmes

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Systems of Combinatory Logic Related to Quine's "New Foundations"*

Marian Baumler

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * Dose Escalation Themes for Phase I Clinical Trials for Discrete Observations*

Benzion Boukai

Advisor: Shelemyahu Zacks

Dissertation: * On the Change-Point Problem and Related Topics*

Jeff Norden

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Homeomorphisms Between Pixley-Roy Spaces*

Norman Spier

Advisor: V. Susarla

Dissertation: * Some Large Sample Linear and General Regression Results Under Variable Censoring*

Robert Chamberlain

Advisor: Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * Groups With Certain Finite Homomorphic Images Cyclic*

John Kulesza

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Dimension Theory of non-separable metric spaces*

Andrea Nadel

Advisor: V. Susarla

Dissertation: * Weighted Least Squares Regression with Censored Data*

Daniel Normolle

Advisor: Eugene Klimko

Dissertation: * Comparing the Performance of Classification Methods*

Robert Johnson

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Uniform Inverse Set Convergence and Inverse Limits*

Michael Kelly

Advisor: Ross Geoghegan

Dissertation: * Minimizing the Number of Fixed Points for Self-Maps of Compact Surfaces*

Russ Miller

Advisor: Quentin Stout

Dissertation: * Pyramid Computer Algorithms*

Abraham Wender

Advisor: David Hanson

Dissertation: * Types of Equilibria for Non-Deterministic Economies*

L. Brian Lawrence

Advisor: Prabir Roy

Dissertation: * General Product Spaces*

Donco Dimovski

Advisor: Ross Geoghegan

Dissertation: * Non-Simply Connected Casson Handles*

Seyedkazem Mahdavianary

Advisor: Luise-Charlotte Kappe

Dissertation: * Groups with many subgroups two-subnormal*

Ronald Menton

Advisor: John Orban

Dissertation: * A Population Model for Linear Calibration*

John Kavanagh

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Extensions of Homeomorphisms and Generalizations*

Richard Barshinger

Advisor: James Geer

Dissertation: * Uniform Asymsptotic Expansions for Solutions to Electrostatic, Ideal Flow, and Stokes Flow Problems Exterior to Thin Oblate Body of Revolution*

Deborah Brigham

Advisor: Eugene Klimko

Dissertation: * Discrete Discriminant Analysis Using Log-Linear Models*

Timothy Masters

Advisor: Eugene Klimko

Dissertation: * Automated Classification of Aerial Photographs*

David Mauro

Advisor: Eugene Klimko

Dissertation: * Consistency of Kaplan Meier Least Squares Estimators*

Gary O'Brien

Advisor: Ross Geoghegan

Dissertation: * The Missing Boundary Problem for Smooth Manifolds of Dimension Greater Than or Equal to Six*

Gene Sprechini

Advisor: Eugene Klimko

Dissertation: * Testing for Robustness of Certain F-Tests in the General Linear Model*

Alan Coppola

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * On p-Adic Transformation Groups*

Ralph Russo

Advisor: David Hanson

Dissertation: * A Stochastic Approximation Procedure*

William Cody

Advisor: Wolfgang Kappe

Dissertation: * On the Structure of the Hughes Subgroup*

Michael Mihalik

Advisor: Ross Geoghegan

Dissertation: * Ends of Fundamental Groups in Shape and Proper Homotopy*

Gerald Jungck

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Local Homeomorphisms*

Steve Dibner

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Heegaard Splittings for an Infinite Family of Closed Orientable Three-Manifolds*

Hari Mukerjee

Advisor: David Hanson

Dissertation: * Stochastic Approximations Using Isotonic Regression*

Patricia Woodworth

Advisor: David Klarner

Dissertation: * An Analytic Approach to Problems Connected with Plane Tree Enumeration*

Diane Schmidt

Advisor: Dick Wick Hall

Dissertation: * The Bing Sphere Characterization and Applications of Brick Partitionings*

Ronald Fintushel

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Orbit Maps of Local S1-Actions on Manifolds of Dimension Less Than Five*

Richard Gustafson

Advisor: Prabir Roy

Dissertation: * Construction Algorithms for Knot Spaces Which Contain Incompressible Surfaces of Arbitrarily High Genus*

Eric Robinson

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Characterizations and Properties of Some Light-Open Mappings*

Michael Boyd

Advisor: William Transue

Dissertation: * Properties of Ultraproduct Spaces*

John Walsh

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Monotone, Monotone Open, and Light Open Mappings of Manifolds*

John Ying

Advisor: Wolfgang Kappe

Dissertation: * Relations Between Subgroups and Quotient Groups of Finite Groups*

Carl Pixley

Advisor: Prabir Roy

Dissertation: * Selection Theory for Infinite Dimensional Spaces and Continuous Single-Valued Approximations to Upper Semi-Continuous Multivalued Mappings*

Robert Reed

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Foundations of Vietoris Homology Theory with Applications to Non-Compact Spaces*

John Baildon

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Open Maps and Maps Onto Two-Manifolds*

Myra Reed

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Decomposition Spaces and Separation Properties*

Edythe Woodruff

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Concerning the Condition that a Disk in E3/G be the Image of a Disk in E3*

William Haver

Advisor: Louis F. McAuley

Dissertation: * Cellular Mappings on Manifolds*