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—The uncertainty in channel quality due to fading and shadowing along with the unpredictability of primary user (PU) activity make channel assignment in opportunistic spectrum access (OSA) networks quite challenging. In this paper, we propose two per-link channel assignment models under channel uncertainty: a static single-stage and an adaptive two-stage.(More)
As members of the Dissertation Committee, we certify that we have read the dissertation prepared by Fujun Lan entitled Application of Optimization Techniques to Water Supply System Planning and recommend that it be accepted as fulfilling the dissertation requirement for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Final approval and acceptance of this dissertation(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the incorporation of pre-therapy regional ventilation function in predicting radiation fibrosis (RF) in stage III non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients treated with concurrent thoracic chemoradiotherapy. METHODS 37 stage III NSCLC patients were retrospectively studied. Patients received one cycle of cisplatin-gemcitabine,(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the incorporation of pretherapy regional ventilation function in predicting radiation fibrosis (RF) in stage III nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients treated with concurrent thoracic chemoradiotherapy. METHODS Thirty-seven patients with stage III NSCLC were retrospectively studied. Patients received one cycle of(More)
As members of the Dissertation Committee, we certify that we have read the dissertation prepared by Mingyang Li, titled Multi-level Information Aggregation for Reliability Assurance of Hierarchical Systems and recommend that it be accepted as fulfilling the dissertation requirement for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. Final approval and acceptance of(More)
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