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is an interdisciplinary research journal or undergraduatestudents at the Georgia Institute o echnology.Te goals o our publication are to:showcase undergraduate achievements in research,
inspire academic inquiry,
and promote Georgia ech’s commitment to undergraduate
is published as an open access publication and maybe distributed in any ormat, including electronically and overthe Internet. Te journal is preserved and made publicly avail-able through the Georgia Institute o echnology’s institutionalrepository, SMARech (http://smartech.gatech.edu). Authorsretain copyright ownership o the material they create and grant
and the Georgia Institute o echnology rst publica-tion rights and a non-exclusive license to distribute and preservethis material or non-commercial, educational purposes.
is an ocial publication o the Georgia ech Boardo Student Publications and is sponsored by the UndergraduateResearch Opportunities Program and the Georgia ech Libraryand Inormation Center.