Nikolaos Kazantzis

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This report represents the work of four WPI undergraduate students submitted to the faculty as evidence of completion of a degree requirement. WPI routinely publishes these reports on its web site without editorial or peer review. Abstract The Department of Coins and Medals at the British Museum sponsored our evaluation of two specific galleries in order to(More)
Homework assignments have been studied extensively in psychotherapy research, but there is little data on the way in which homework is transferred to clinical practice. A survey was conducted of 827 practicing psychologists nationwide regarding their use and attitudes toward homework. Overall, 68% of the present sample indicated that they "often" or "almost(More)
A necessary and sufficient condition for the existence of a discrete-time nonlinear observer with linearizable error dynamics is provided. The result can be applied to any real analytic nonlinear system whose linear part is observable. The necessary and sufficient condition derived is associated with the solvability of a nonlinear functional equation. A(More)
Studies of homework effects in psychotherapy outcome have produced inconsistent results. Although these findings may reflect the comparability of psychotherapy with and without homework assignments, many of these studies may not have been sensitive enough to detect the effects sizes (ESs) likely to be found when examining homework effects. The present study(More)
In most cases authors are permitted to post their version of the article (e.g. in Word or Tex form) to their personal website or institutional repository. Authors requiring further information regarding Elsevier's archiving and manuscript policies are encouraged to visit: Abstract A new systematic framework for nonlinear observer design that allows the(More)