John R. Decker

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The mandate to reduce system power consumption and design energy-efficient ICs has led to the increasing use of low-power IC design techniques. In addition to well-established techniques like clock gating, IC designers today are using advanced techniques such as power shutoff, back body biasing, and dynamic voltage and frequency scaling (DVFS). More and(More)
Although Walter Benjamin argues printed materials are without traditional art authority or aura, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg's work exists in the tradition of high art despite their use of mass-produced materials. Johns and Rauschenberg rely on the distracted attention of the viewer in the age of reproduction to engender reassessment of materials(More)
Using a different test (number of spinning phrases chosen and the Beck Depression Inventory) and sample (201 undergraduates), data confirmed an observation by Thomas and Duzynski, as chosen spinning phrases were correlated with prior suicidal ideation. However, the numbers of phrases were not correlated with depression scores.
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This thesis analyzes Shirin Neshat's Women of Allah photographs by exploring key socio-political events that have shaped Iranian history since the reign of Cyrus the Great, ca. 600 B.C. Since Neshat's photographs have been largely intended for a Western audience, it is important to explore the concept of colonialism that has created East/West polarities and(More)
The purpose of this essay is to examine the relationship between Christian and humanistic themes within the four large frescoes that Raphael painted in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican Palace. Through this examination I plan to demonstrate how the interrelation of these two seemingly contradictory themes was critical for the political aims and(More)
Mierle Laderman Ukeles' 1973 performance, Transfer: Maintenance of the Art Object posed a comparison between her own gendered household labor and the labor of a maintenance worker in a museum. The performance also addressed the hierarchies of maintenance work versus artistic work as well as invisible work versus public work, and is often interpreted as(More)