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ERIC Number: ED413842
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (11th, Austin, Texas, April 24-26, 1997). Volumes I-V.
Yearout, Robert D., Ed.
This set of proceedings documents includes 407 papers representative of the 1,825 papers and posters presented at a conference on undergraduate research. Volume I contains papers on the arts and humanities. Examples of topics include collaborative art, music composition using computer technology, interpreting Roman morality, gay marriage, and individual analyses of many artists and authors. Volume II contains papers on the social sciences. Sample topics are: anthropological and archaeological research, local cultures, early childhood development, dress and nonverbal communication, learning disabilities, depression in the elderly, and political trend analysis. Volume III is on mathematics and engineering and includes such topics as: groundwater nitrate removal, computational electromagnetic scattering, irrigation in developing countries, life-cycle cost analysis, methods of software specifications, and Godel's incompleteness theorem. Biology is the subject of Volume IV and papers cover such topics as: postanesthesia nausea, the human condition in antiquity, habitat selection by American kestrels, and antifungal resistance in opportunistic fungi. Volume V contains papers on the physical sciences. Examples of topics are: electromagnetic field profiles of biomaterials, a method for investigating field disturbances, magnetic resonance imaging techniques, and urban forests and wildlife. (Individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Asheville.