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Signalarity: Abstraction and power in layered models of network protocol architecture
...protocols are not just a set of technical specifications...they are an entire formal apparatus; the totality of techniques and conventions that affect protocol at a social level, not simply a technical one. (Galloway, ...
Out of Plane: Utilizing Auxetic Origami Systems to Optimize Synclastic Curvature
Auxetic geometry, which can be defined as geometry which expands in a direction perpendicular to a tensile force and contracts in a direction perpendicular to a compressive force, has found application at multiple scales ...
Determining subject-specific whole body center of mass using commercial off-the-shelf devices
The center of mass (CoM) trajectory is an important metric used to analyze the stability of humanoid robots as well as humans in activities such as walking, stretching, bending or standing. Popular classical methods of CoM ...
Online Techniques to find sub-trending phrases in Streaming Documents
Real world events are almost always being discussed and in some cases, documented, on various popular social networks online as hashtags. Hashtags are the Internet's analogues of topics which are popular among users at the ...
Infospace: Hybridizing a physical space with its info-representational other
Our built environment is being sterilized, supplanted, and erased by its competitor. Interactive satellite maps, Google Streetview, and social geolocative services have begun to generate a convincing alternative landscape ...
Information & communication in "mediated" crisis response
This thesis is composed of three essays focusing on communication and information issues in the context of "mediated" emergency response, wherein the messages are directed from on-site to remote locations through mediators. ...