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    • Lost Paternity in the Culture of Motherhood 

      Parness, Jeffrey A. (2007)
      In her recent Columbia Law Review article, "Infant Safe Haven Laws: Legislating in the Culture of Life," Professor Carol Sanger shows that American safe haven laws, viewed within a larger political culture, promote the ...
    • The Lot test and school-age children 

      Behnke, Charles R. (Northern Illinois University, 1973)
      The purpose of the present study was to determine: 1) if the difficulty of the LOT Test is beyond the ability of children in the eight to ten year old age group. 2) if the LOT will misclassify youngsters in this age range ...
    • Love and death in Thomas Carew 

      Anderson, Patricia Johnson (Northern Illinois University, 1967)
      This paper is a re-examination of Thomas Carew through his treatment of the important themes of love and death. It places him in the context of his time in his use of traditional images and forms, and then attempts to show ...
    • Love and Justice 

      Peters, Hayley (Northern Illinois University, 2018)
      From an early age, children pretend and use imagination when playing with their toys and friends. They create their own stories with endless possibilities. When they grow up however, many of them lose that childlike spirit. ...
    • Love as a developmental construct : the emergence of care 

      Guse, Kathryn E. (Northern Illinois University, 1994)
      Care is conceptualized as behaving towards another person with the intent of meeting that person's needs, even at the expense of meeting one's own needs. Demonstration of caring behavior springs from one's affective response ...
    • Low conversion loss 10.0 GHz integrated balanced mixer on an RT/duroid 5880 substrate 

      Masai, Festus Mwinzi Kingoo (Northern Illinois University, 1986)
      An X-band integrated balanced mixer using the microstrip transmission-line medium is developed in this research. The characteristics of the Schottky barrier diode, the 3-dB branch-line hybrid, the mixer performance and ...
    • Low-temperature deposition of metal thin films for opto-electronic device applications 

      Siewenie, Joan E. (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      In this study, Au, Ag, and A1 films were subjected to five types of measurement: resistivity vs. film thickness, resistivity vs. substrate temperature, atomic force microscopy (AFM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), ...
    • Lower Mississippian Fort Payne formation of southern Illinois 

      Tripp, Angela M. (Northern Illinois University, 1981)
      The Fort Payne Formation was originally designated hy Smith (1890) from exposures near Fort Payne, Alabama. The Illinois State Geological Survey has adopted the term for Lower Mississippian rocks of the Valmeyeran series ...
    • LSER characterization of amine functional stationary phases 

      McCann, Melissa M. (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      The linear solvation energy relationship is one of the various methods used to characterize gas chromatographic stationary phases. An analysis of retention data yields a quantitative relationship between the solute and ...
    • LSP application in speech enhancement and isolated word speech recognition 

      Ying, Yongqian (Northern Illinois University, 1998)
      In this thesis, line spectral pair (LSP) representation is used for speech enhancement based on Wiener filtering with spectral constraints and is compared with the Forward/Backward adaptive filtering approach. The LSP ...
    • LSP-based acoustic echo cancellation and noise reduction 

      Zhuang, Zhongwei (Northern Illinois University, 1996)
      This thesis employs line spectral pairs (LSP) for acoustic echo cancellation (AEC) and noise reduction. LSP coefficients possess several important properties which make them attractive for use in speech enhancement and ...
    • LSP-based speech coding and recognition 

      Li, Ren (Graduate student of electrical engineering) (Northern Illinois University, 1995)
      This thesis employs line spectral pairs (LSPs) for speech recognition and coding. LSPs are of interest largely due to their localized spectral sensitivity, i.e., a perturbation of single LSPs will not affect the entire ...
    • Lumosity: Can an independent individual obtain positive results using the program post-stroke? 

      Phelan, Bridgett S., 1993- (Northern Illinois University, 2015)
      This study examined the effects of Lumosity on the reading rate, word finding ability, and short-term memory of an independent, 76-year-old, female post-stroke. Lumosity brain- training took place for 4 weeks. The results ...
    • Luncheon Address 

      Svoboda, Joseph E. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1996-07)
    • Luncheon Address 

      Torres, Gerald (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1994-07)
    • Luncheon Address 

      Christmas, Lawrence B. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1992-07)
      The speaker reviews the recommendations for correcting Illinois land use policy made by major municipalities in northeastern Illinois. The Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission recruited volunteers to form five task ...
    • Luncheon Address: Symposium: Growth Management for the Next Century: Challenges & Opportunities 

      Christmas, Lawrence B. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1997-07)
      Review of the past 100 years of land use planning and possible future developments.
    • Luther's contribution to reaction and revolt in Germany by 1524 

      Gent, James A. (Northern Illinois University, 1964)
      Martin Luther, in his writings on civil obedience, firmly stated that a citizen should not actively oppose his government. Yet, by l524, Luther was being accused of inciting rebellion. This study will examine Luther's ...
    • Lyapunov-type inequalities and applications to boundary value problems 

      Dhar, Sougata (Northern Illinois University, 2017)
      In this dissertation, we derive Lyapunov-type inequalities for integer and fractional order differential equations and use them to study the nonexistence, uniqueness, and existence-uniqueness criteria for several classes ...
    • Lynch v. Donnelly: One Foot off the Tightrope? 

      Gerber, Jacqueline M. (Northern Illinois University Law Review, 1984-11)
      An in-depth study of the first amendment establishment clause and its application to the controversial decision in Lynch v. Donnelly with emphasis on how the Court used the Lemon test to uphold display of a city-funded ...