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UWSpace is the University of Waterloo's institutional repository for the research and scholarship produced by its faculty, students, and staff. A service of the Library, UWSpace provides researchers with a free, secure, and long-term home for the presentation, dissemination, and preservation of their research and scholarship. By utilizing UWSpace researchers ensure their work achieves compliance with the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications.
Looking for Waterloo theses and dissertations? UWSpace contains all theses and dissertations published from October 2006 on, and a subset from 1996 through 2006, when electronic submission was optional. Older theses can be accessed by searching the library catalogue by title or author.
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(University of Waterloo, 2019-07-17)Gameful design, the process of creating a system with affordances for gameful experiences, can be used to increase user engagement and enjoyment of digital interactive systems. It can also be used to create applications ...
Reconstruction of Local and Global Marine Paleoredox Conditions during Deposition of the Devonian-Mississippian Exshaw Formation (Black Shale Member) and the Evaluation of Hydrocarbon Maturation Effects (University of Waterloo, 2019-07-17)The end-Devonian Hangenberg event represented one of the biggest Phanerozoic mass extinctions. However, the potential mechanism(s) for triggering this event, including climate cooling, sea-level change, glaciation and ocean ...
(University of Waterloo, 2019-07-16)Risk management has long been the central focus within actuarial science. There are various risks a typical actuarial company would look into, solvency risk being one of them. This falls under the scope of surplus analysis. ...
Generalizations of the Gap Principle and the Thue-Siegel Principle, with Applications to Diophantine Equations (University of Waterloo, 2019-07-16)In this thesis we develop generalizations of two well-known principles from the theory of Diophantine approximation, namely the gap principle and the Thue-Siegel principle. Our results find their applications in the theory ...
(University of Waterloo, 2019-07-15)We study the ability of qubit detectors to i) extract correlations from, and ii) transmit quantum information through, a quantum field. We start by perturbatively studying the harvesting of correlations from thermal and ...