### Recent Submissions

• #### Evolving a Hex-Playing Agent ﻿

(2018-04-20)
Hex is a two-player adversarial board game in which there is always exactly one winner. Although it is known that a winning strategy exists for the first player, such strategies are difficult to find due to the large ...
• #### Seasonal Prevalence of Mosquitoes of San Angelo, TX ﻿

(2018-04-28)
Mosquitoes spread diseases to domesticated livestock, wildlife, and human populations. Mosquitoes are carriers of specified pathogens depending upon their genus and species as well as their geographic distribution and that ...
• #### Forecast and Plan the sales ﻿

(Angelo State University, 2018-04-19)
Since statisticians invented the statistical model, and many scholars have used various statistically logic models to prove theories for business, science, and engineering. Like them, this research will create a specific ...
• #### Queuing Theory and an Airline Problem ﻿

(Angelo State University, 2018-04-17)
Queuing theory is a branch of mathematics that deals with waiting lines and the economic impact of varying waiting times. There are many issues associated with airlines that may be analyzed using queuing theory techniques. ...
• #### Perceptions of the Preborn: Moral Perceptions of Abortion in College Students ﻿

(2018-04-24)
The purpose of this study was to identify college students’ perceptions on the moral permissibility of abortion, and to analyze how self-identifying characteristics may influence personal beliefs. A 14 question survey was ...
• #### Spectroscopy and Physical Properties of RR Lyrae Variable Stars ﻿

(2018-04-20)
The Large sky Area Multi-Object fiber Spectroscopic Telescope (LAMOST), Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), and the General Catalog of Variable Stars are surveys which collect data on stars within the Milky Way Galaxy. Spectra ...
• #### Characterization of Self Assembled Monolayer Oxidation Using Nano-Lithography ﻿

(Angelo State University, 2018-04-20)
Methods of complex nano-feature formations play an important role in the development of complex circuitry, biosensors, memory devices, display units and biochips1. Currently two general lithography methods are used in the ...
• #### A PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE SEED DISPERSAL OF SCLEROCACTUS BREVIHAMATUS SPP. TOBUSCHII: A TEXAS ENDEMIC CACTUS ﻿

(2018-04-20)
A PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE SEED DISPERSAL OF SCLEROCACTUS BREVIHAMATUS SPP. TOBUSCHII: AN ENDEMIC CACTUS Author(s): M’Kayla G. Motley and Bonnie B. Amos The Tobusch fishhook cactus (Sclerocactus brevihamatus spp. ...
• #### Linearized Bradford Assay with B-Lactogloblin as Standard for Use with Snake Venoms ﻿

(2018-04-20)
Analyzing the protein content of snake venom, a mixture of proteins, in solution is problematic due to the protein composition of venom being specific to each species and individual. A common method of determining the ...
• #### Investigation of Longitudinal Cracks Along Kickapoo Dam, Bronte, Tx Using Resistivity Surveys ﻿

(2018-04-20)
Bronte, Texas has an earthen flood protection dam, known as the Kickapoo Dam, with extensive structural damage. Along the crest of the dam there is systematic cracking with some cracks reaching depths of 7+ feet. Bronte ...
• #### Water Quality of the Concho River System around San Angelo, TX ﻿

(2018-04-20)
This study analyzes and compares the quality of surface water in areas that differ in urban development around San Angelo, Texas. Using water samples from the San Angelo water sheds and an additional watershed from Ballinger, ...
• #### Analyzing the Digestibility of Ground Juniper as a Roughage in Cattle Diets ﻿

(2018-04-17)
A randomized design study with two feeding periods was used to evaluate effects of substituting ground juniper for ground alfalfa hay in steer feedlot diets on growth performance. Steers were fed in a Calan gate system ...
• #### Nursing Care for Reduction of Pressure Ulcers in Critical Patients ﻿

(2018-04-19)
Hospital acquired pressure ulcers are frequent problems and result in increased morbidity and mortality in patients every year. For patients at risk for pressure ulcers related to skin integrity, does the use of screening ...
• #### T*Ranch Sedimentology ﻿

(Turner Doggett, 2018-04-19)
3 Abstract: T*Ranch is located 15 miles north of San Angelo, TX on the edge of the Permian basin and the Edwards Plateau, in the North Concho River drainage basin. The area of study is around 10,000 acres. Rocks in the ...

(2018-04-19)
• #### Comparison between Hong Kong and the United States’ economic variables: inflation rate, interest rate and unemployment rate ﻿

(2018-04-19)
A pegged exchange rate system is one that involves the currency of one economy linking to the currency of another. The Hong Kong dollar is pegged to the US at a rate of $7.8 HK to$1 US. There have been differing opinions ...
• #### Development of RT-PCR Primers for the Examination of Cell Proliferation and Neural Gene Expression in Mosquitoes ﻿

(2018-04-19)
The Zika virus (ZIKV) is a flavivirus carried by mosquitoes in the Aedes genus. The recent epidemic of Zika infection carried by Aedes aegypti in Brazil became a global matter when a significantly increased number of infants ...
• #### PAHs in candles ﻿

(2018-04-19)
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) have been identified in candle emissions in previous research. The research reported in this poster uses a less equipment intensive (lower cost) method for isolating PAHs in candle ...
• #### Visual Engineering: Modeling a New Way to Learn ﻿

(2018-04-19)
Teaching complex relationships within engineering courses has typically relied on two-dimensional drawings or computer-aided slideshow presentations. However, educational research shows that most students are classified ...
• #### Preliminary study of mantle fault zone Earthquakes beneath Hawaii ﻿

(2018)
The mantle fault zone is a region of seismicity 30-40 km beneath Hawaii that is not clearly understood or modelled. Seismicity at depths of 30-40 km underneath Kilauea is related to the mantle fault zone. Taking a close ...