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  • Bidirectional TopK Sparsification for Distributed Learning 

    Zou, William (University of Waterloo, 2022-05-27)
    Training large neural networks requires a large amount of time. To speed up the process, distributed training is often used. One of the largest bottlenecks in distributed training is communicating gradients across different ...
  • Constitutive and Fracture Characterization of High Strength Aluminum Alloys at Low and Elevated Strain Rates 

    Rahmaan, M. Taamjeed (University of Waterloo, 2022-05-27)
    The present research investigates the constitutive and fracture behavior of three high strength automotive aluminum sheet alloys, AA6013-T6, AA7075-T6, and AA7xxx-T6 under quasi-static and elevated strain rate conditions. ...
  • Lox: Protecting the Social Graph in Bridge Distribution 

    Tulloch, Lindsey (University of Waterloo, 2022-05-26)
    Access to the open Internet, free from surveillance and censorship, is an important part of fulfilling the right to privacy. Despite this, in many regions of the world, censorship of the Internet is used to limit access ...
  • Graph-Based Power Flow Solution Methods for Electric Power Systems 

    OTHMAN MOHAMED, Ayman M. (University of Waterloo, 2022-05-26)
    For over half a century, Power Flow (PF) and its optimized version, Optimal Power Flow (OPF), has become one of the most important and widely used tools in power system planning, operational planning, and operation/control. ...
  • Gender and Physically Active Leisure: Testing Constraints as Mechanism 

    Feng, Ruth (University of Waterloo, 2022-05-26)
    Most adults fail to achieve the minimum amount of exercise for an active lifestyle (Troiano et al., 2008), which is at least 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity exercise or 75 minutes per week of vigorous-intensity ...

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