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    • MAC Constructions: Security Bounds and Distinguishing Attacks 

      Mandal, Avradip (University of Waterloo, 2007-05-18)
      We provide a simple and improved security analysis of PMAC, a Parallelizable MAC (Message Authentication Code) defined over arbitrary messages. A similar kind of result was shown by Bellare, Pietrzak and Rogaway at ...
    • MAC Protocol Design for Parallel Link Rendezvous in Ad Hoc Cognitive Radio Networks 

      Al-Tamimi, Majid (University of Waterloo, 2010-01-26)
      The most significant challenge for next wireless generation is to work opportunistically on the spectrum without a fixed spectrum allocation. Cognitive Radio (CR) is the candidate technology to utilize spectrum white space, ...
    • Machane Yehuda 

      Feinberg, Michael (University of Waterloo, 2010-12-20)
      Modern Jerusalem has developed against a background of conflict between the European powers and the Ottoman Empire, between Jews and Arabs, and between religious and secular Jews. These conflicts have fragmented the urban ...
    • Machine Learning Methods for Annual Influenza Vaccine Update 

      Tang, Lin (University of Waterloo, 2013-04-30)
      Influenza is a public health problem that causes serious illness and deaths all over the world. Vaccination has been shown to be the most effective mean to prevent infection. The primary component of influenza vaccine is ...
    • Machine Learning-based Detection of Compensatory Balance Responses and Environmental Fall Risks Using Wearable Sensors 

      Nouredanesh, Mina (University of Waterloo, 2016-08-31)
      Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among seniors worldwide, with serious and costly consequences. Compensatory balance responses (CBRs) are reactions to recover stability following a loss of balance, ...
    • Machine-Level Software Optimization of Cryptographic Protocols 

      Fishbein, Dieter (University of Waterloo, 2014-04-30)
      This work explores two methods for practical cryptography on mobile devices. The first method is a quantum-resistant key-exchange protocol proposed by Jao et al.. As the use of mobile devices increases, the deployment of ...
    • MachineFlow: A Web Tool to Adaptively Select EDA Tool Parameters for Digital ICs Using Statistical Learning 

      Emtenan, Ariq (University of Waterloo, 2016-10-26)
      Digital integrated circuits (ICs) are the driving force behind computing, communication and entertainment in today’s world. More powerful and energy efficient ICs continue to be designed and built by the semiconductor ...
    • Machining Chatter in Flank Milling and Investigation of Process Damping in Surface Generation 

      Ahmadi, Keivan (University of Waterloo, 2011-12-06)
      Although a considerable amount of research exists on geometrical aspects of 5-axis flank milling, the dynamics of this efficient milling operation have not yet been given proper attention. In particular, investigating ...
    • Machining Speed Gains in a 3-Axis CNC Lathe Mill 

      Rigsby, James (University of Waterloo, 2010-08-04)
      The intent of this work is to improve the machining speed of an existing 3 axis CNC wood working lathe. This lathe is unique in that it is a modi ed manual lathe that is capable of machining complex sculptured surfaces. ...
    • MacLane's Theorem for Graph-Like Spaces 

      Rooney, Brendan (University of Waterloo, 2008-09-12)
      The cycle space of a finite graph is the subspace of the edge space generated by the edge sets of cycles, and is a well-studied object in graph theory. Recently progress has been made towards extending the theory of cycle ...
    • Macropore flow and transport dynamics in partially saturated low permeability soils 

      Cey, Edwin E. (University of Waterloo, 2007-12-11)
      Near-surface sediments play an important role in governing the movement of water and contaminants from the land surface through the vadose zone to groundwater. Generally, low permeability surficial soils restrict water ...
    • Maelström 

      Tyrrell, Jonathan (University of Waterloo, 2009-09-10)
      The Lofoten Maelström in Norway, one of the world’s most powerful systems of tidal eddies, has been a locus of terror and imagination for centuries. First depicted in renaissance cartography, the myth of the vortex was ...
    • Magical Activism 

      Calley Jones, Cris (University of Waterloo, 2012-06-08)
      Lack of knowledge about the lived experience of leisure is a result of the distanced, objective way in which it has primarily been studied (Hemingway, 1999), and there is an increased interest in conceptualizing leisure ...
    • Magnesium for biomedical applications as degradable implants: thermomechanical processing and surface functionalization of a Mg-Ca alloy 

      Jay, Olivier (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-25)
      Degradable implants for bone fixation have been of significant interest since the last decade. Among different materials, magnesium appears as a promising candidate due to its unique combination of properties. Magnesium ...
    • Magnesium Silicide Based Thermoelectric Nanocomposites 

      Farahi, Nader (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-15)
      The major objective of this thesis was to investigate how far the thermoelectric (TE) properties of magnesium silicide based materials can be enhanced via doping, alloying, and nanostructuring. The investigation of Sb and ...
    • Magnetic and Structural Investigation of Manganese Doped SnO_2 and In_2 O_3 Nanocrystals 

      Sabergharesou, Tahereh (University of Waterloo, 2013-09-11)
      Diluted magnetic semiconductor oxides (DMSOs) have received great attention recently due to their outstanding applications in optoelectronic and spintronic devices. Ever since the initial observation of ferromagnetism at ...
    • Magnetic Force Microscopy (MFM) Characterization of Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles (SPIONs) 

      Cordova, Gustavo (University of Waterloo, 2012-09-28)
      Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs), due to their controllable sizes, relatively long in vivo half-life and limited agglomeration are ideal for biomedical applications such as magnetic labeling, hyperthermia ...
    • Magnetic Levitation of Polymeric Photo-thermal Microgrippers 

      Elbuken, Caglar (University of Waterloo, 2008-09-26)
      Precise manipulation of micro objects became great interest in engineering and science with the advancements in microengineering and microfabrication. In this thesis, a magnetically levitated microgripper is presented for ...
    • Magnetic Ordering of Dipolar Spin Ice in Moderate [111] Field 

      Brian, Yee (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-08)
      This thesis explores the low temperature physics of the macroscopically degenerate system of dipolar spin ice in moderate fields applied along the [111] cubic axis. While most applications of field generically lift the ...
    • Magnetic Polyion Complex Micelles as Therapy and Diagnostic Agents 

      Nguyen, Vo Thu An (University of Waterloo, 2015-09-30)
      This Ph.D. dissertation describes the synthesis of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) designed to serve as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents and for heat generation in cellular radiofrequency ...

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