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    • Four regions of the U.S.A. 

      Funke, Carol M. (Northern Illinois University, 1987)
      Four Regions of the U.S.A. is a four-movement piece representing four different regions of the United States: the New England region, the Appalachian/Blue Grass region, the Deep South and the Western region. Each movement ...
    • Four stories 

      Orlock, Michael (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      The thesis contains four pieces of original fiction, each different in style and tone hut linked by thematic concerns of the author. "Keepers" is the story of a man who journeys to the north woods of Wisconsin to reacquaint ...
    • The Fourteenth Amendment: A Structural Waiver of State Sovereign Immunity from Constitutional Tort Suits 

      Gunn, Travis (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2014-09)
      The Supreme Court's state sovereign immunity jurisprudence has undergone a fundamental change. Although the Immunity Theory of the Eleventh Amendment remains the approved methodology for assessing a State's sovereign ...
    • A fourth grade balanced literacy curriculum 

      Daly, Melissa (Student of education) (Northern Illinois University, 2003)
      Children come from all different socioeconomic backgrounds, past educational experiences, and levels of parental involvement. Each and every child will be at a unique literacy level with differences spanning in reading ...
    • Fourth-gr[a]de black children's occupational aspirations, expectations, and role models 

      Lietz, Stephanie R. (Northern Illinois University, 2000)
      This study examined the occupational aspirations and expectations of fourthgrade black children and contributors to those career goals. Occupational aspirations and expectations were defined by prestige and gender stereotype. ...
    • FPGA-based CORDIC algorithm for fast DSP processing 

      Raina, Urvinder Singh (Northern Illinois University, 2003)
    • Fracking in Illinois: Implementation of the Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act and Local Government Regulatory Authority 

      Abendroth, John (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2015-07)
      High-volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing (Fracking) is a relatively new means of drilling for oil and gas resources. With the knowledge that the oil and gas industry was purchasing land leases in southern Illinois and ...
    • Fractal geometry : mathematics and applications 

      Buckingham, Eileen (Northern Illinois University, 1988)
      The first section, entitled “Introduction and Applications,” is self-descriptive. The paper begins by introducing and defining the new terms “fractals” and “fractal geometry.” At the same time, Benoit B. Mandelbrot is ...
    • Fraud in the Retail Industry 

      Smidl, Kelly (Northern Illinois University, 2008)
    • Free Speech and Defamation in an Era of Social Media: An Analysis of Federal and Illinois Norms in the Context of Anonymous Online Defamers 

      Kuehl, Heidi Frostestad (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2016-07)
      This Article provides an overview of the evolution of defamation causes of action in an increasingly online era and focuses on successful discovery of anonymous online defamers. After the recent Illinois Supreme Court case ...
    • Free versus paid : a study of two competing weekly newspapers in Gratiot County, Michigan 

      Kiste, Amy J. (Northern Illinois University, 1983)
      Free-circulation weekly newspapers have sprung up around the country to challenge traditional paid- circulation weekly newspapers for readership and advertising. Studies of daily newspapers have shown that competing ...
    • Freecoaster redesign 

      Julkowski, Adam (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      Typically, freecoasters are used in BMX street-riding applications. The freecoaster is a mechanism found in the rear hub of a bicycle which allows a bicycle to roll backwards without the bikes' pedals having to move along ...
    • Freecoaster redesign 

      Guethle, Marcus (Northern Illinois University, 2007)
      Typically, freecoasters are used in BMX street-riding applications. The freecoaster is a mechanism found in the rear hub of a bicycle which allows a bicycle to roll backwards without the bikes' pedals having to move along ...
    • Freedom of truth and expression in modern Christian art : toward an essentially evangelical perspective on a faith-based aesthetic 

      Babb, Julie (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      This thesis focuses on the freedoms of expression available to a specific type of artist: the Christian artist. Many well-known artists of the twentieth century have painted, sculpted or designed the occasional work for a ...
    • The Fremont : development of archaeological interpretation of a prehistoric culture 

      Kisselburg, Jo Ann E. (Northern Illinois University, 1980)
      The growth of archaeological understanding of the prehistoric Fremont culture in Utah is used as an example of how expanding knowledge and new techniques affect the interpretation of archaeological evidence. First, the ...
    • French and linguistic power 

      Viccinelli, Shane L. (Northern Illinois University, 1999)
      The purpose of this study is to examine the differences between the prescriptive and descriptive approaches to language. More specifically, I wish to analyze different periods in the history of the French language to ...
    • French still life painting, 1791-1815 

      Mosher, Nanette C. (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      Even before the Revolution in France, still life painting was considered a minor genre, the lowest rung of the Academy's "hierarchy of genres." However, throughout the period of upheaval which followed the Revolution, a ...
    • Frequency controlled lighting system 

      Stoinski, Tim (Northern Illinois University, 2004)
      Billions of waveforms are zooming around in the air in every direction imaginable. It can be comforting to know that most of them do not have enough energy to cause damage to the human body. One goal of scientists, mainly ...
    • Frequency domain adaptive signal processing 

      Li, Xu (Reed Lee) (Northern Illinois University, 1989)
      In an effort to explore a better approach to improve the performance of frequency domain adaptive filter, a new transform, the Fast Hartley Transform (FHT), is proposed for the transform domain adaptive filter. This new ...
    • Frequency domain digital hearing aid 

      Voepel, Steven (Northern Illinois University, 1992)
      This thesis presents frequency domain techniques based upon relatively new transforms, called lapped transforms, for utilization in a digital hearing aid. The lapped transform promotes this new frequency domain digital ...