Jonathan Larson

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We have developed a Web-based interactive cam design package under the programming paradigm of the C H language environment. This package was initially developed as a teaching and learning tool for educational use in an undergraduate Computer-Aided Mechanism Design course. Because the system is Web-based and implemented through a client/server model with(More)
In contrast to adult humans, the epiglottis of other mammals and infant humans is situated close to the soft palate. It has been argued that this posture is maintained during swallowing, with food passing laterally around an intact airway. To test this supposition, the movement of the epiglottis in two contrasting mammalian species, pigs and ferrets, was(More)
—In current practice, quantitative traffic data are most commonly acquired from inductive loops. In addition, video-image processing or time-of-flight laser systems can be used. These methods all have problems associated with them. We have developed a nonintrusive laser-based detection system for measurement of vehicle travel time. The basic detector unit(More)
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Persecutory ideation is one of the most commonly reported psychiatric symptoms in individuals with schizophrenia and is associated with significant patient distress and impairment. Therefore, much attention has recently been devoted to theoretical explanations of persecutory ideation that can help inform and guide patient care. A cognitive model of(More)
Despite being fragmented and highly disturbed habitats, urban turfgrass ecosystems harbor a surprising diversity of arthropods. The suitability of turf as arthropod habitat, however, likely depends on the extent and types of pesticides and fertilizers used. For example, moderate levels of weed cover in low-input lawns may provide alternative food(More)
Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Most everyone sees this slogan every day-some of you may even have it on your business stationary. There is a genius in this environmental slogan-for the scientist, it is often represented as a triangle, the strongest and most elemental geometric shape. For the religiously inclined, it calls to mind the authority of the Trinity. It(More)
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