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    • Port Place Reconsidered: Genius Loci and the Renewal of Port Dalhousie 

      Mete, Hannah Elizabeth (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-15)
      Port Dalhousie, a neighbourhood of St. Catharines located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, has in recent years experienced an economic, cultural, and social decline. Once the northern terminus of the Welland Canal, ...
    • Port-based teleportation of continuous quantum variables 

      Boisselle, Jason (University of Waterloo, 2014-08-27)
      Quantum teleportation allows to transmit quantum information using classical information and entanglement only. Port-based teleportation is a variation of this procedure that involves simpler recovery operations to obtain ...
    • PORTA: THE LANGUAGE OF DOORS 

      Taravati, Golzar (University of Waterloo, 2008-11-14)
      In my master design studio, I was asked to imagine what I would say, what would be my story, if I was a door.This is the poem I wrote as an answer to this query: IF I WAS A DOOR Come closer; Let me tell you how ...
    • Portable Post-Disaster Home 

      Dialameh, Marieh (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-23)
      According to the United Nations statistics, since 2008, an average of 26.4 million people have been displaced per year because of natural disasters. In other words, one person loses his/her home every second. This is ...
    • Portfolio Selection Under Nonsmooth Convex Transaction Costs 

      Potaptchik, Marina (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      We consider a portfolio selection problem in the presence of transaction costs. Transaction costs on each asset are assumed to be a convex function of the amount sold or bought. This function can be nondifferentiable ...
    • A Portrait of Porta Portese 

      Yang, Amy Ya-Chih (University of Waterloo, 2009-04-30)
      This thesis investigates an informally self-organized street market, Porta Portese, in Rome, Italy. As a response to the contemporary phenomenon of migration, of people and goods, Porta Portese reflects the city’s evolving ...
    • Portraits from the State Mental Hospitals 

      Poon, Victor (University of Waterloo, 2018-12-12)
      The thesis is a short book of fifty sketches. I felt I threw out a significant amount of other material – plans, sketchup models, physical models, and photographs. Many people I had shown my work to were uninterested in ...
    • Portraits of a Landscape & The Trouble With Eden 

      Sorbara, ginger (University of Waterloo, 2007-10-29)
      If there was ever a question about the subject of this work, I had only to return to the landscape. There was a strangness, a newness, an inevitability to those urban spaces around the city that insisted on my attention. ...
    • Pose Estimation and Segmentation for Rehabilitation 

      Joukov, Vladimir (University of Waterloo, 2015-10-01)
      The global population is getting older and the aging demographic is increasing demands on health-care industry. This will drive the demand for post stroke, joint replacement, and chronic disease management rehabilitation. ...
    • Posets of Non-Crossing Partitions of Type B and Applications 

      Oancea, Ion (University of Waterloo, 2007-10-19)
      The thesis is devoted to the study of certain combinatorial objects called \emph{non-crossing partitions}. The enumeration properties of the lattice ${\textsf{NC$^{\textsf{\,A}}$(n)}}\,$ of \emph{non-crossing partitions} ...
    • Poshlost’ in Nabokov’s Dar through the Prism of Lotman’s Literary Semiotics 

      Aylward, Stephen (University of Waterloo, 2011-09-01)
      The word poshlost’ denotes the concepts of banality, vulgarity or phlistinism, and has been an intellectual and cultural obsession since the second half of the nineteenth century, lasting well into the twentieth century. ...
    • Positive Affect, Mood Salience, and Intertemporal Decisions 

      Norouzi, Bahar (University of Waterloo, 2011-04-12)
      The focus of this thesis is to explore the impact of positive affective state and mood salience on intertemporal decision making. We found that positive affect significantly influence intertemporal preference. We also ...
    • Positive and Negative Analogical Transfer in Problem Solving 

      Alzayat, Ayman (University of Waterloo, 2011-09-30)
      This thesis has investigated the positive and negative analogical transfer in which we proposed three hypotheses that shed more light on the process of human behaviour in problem solving. We have found that people exhibited ...
    • The Positive and Negative Influence of Search Results on People's Decisions about the Efficacy of Medical Treatments 

      Pogacar, Frances A.; Ghenai, Amira; Smucker, Mark D.; Clarke, Charles L. A. (ACM, 2017-10-01)
      People regularly use web search engines to investigate the efficacy of medical treatments. Search results can contain documents that present incorrect information that contradicts current established medical understanding ...
    • Positive Gaming: Workshop on Gamification and Games for Wellbeing 

      Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Orji, Rita; Vella, Kellie; Johnson, Daniel; Van Dooren, Marierose; Nacke, Lennart (Association for Computing Machinery, 2017-10-15)
      Gamification and games have been used and studied in a variety of applications related with health and wellbeing. Nevertheless, there are very few studies aimed at designing games (whether serious games or recreational ...
    • Positive Materialsim: How Does Money Shape Family Happiness? 

      Leslie, Trevor (University of Waterloo, 2009)
      Why do some families let money shape their happiness in a negative way while others control their money and shape their happiness in a positive way? Maslow (1943) described his first two levels in his Hierarchy of Needs ...
    • A Positive-definite Cut-cell Method for Strong Two-way Coupling Between Fluids and Deformable Bodies 

      Zarifi, Omar; Batty, Christopher (Association for Computing Machinery, 2017-07-28)
      We present a new approach to simulation of two-way coupling between inviscid free surface fluids and deformable bodies that exhibits several notable advantages over previous techniques. By fully incorporating the dynamics ...
    • Possibly, Maybe 

      Massard, Jessica (University of Waterloo, 2013-05-22)
      Possibly, Maybe is an exhibition of polychromatic, process-based objects made out of acrylic paint. Working with and against the limits of the material, the paint is systematically cast, peeled, and stretched colour by ...
    • Post Stroke Visual Midline Shift Syndrome 

      Binhilabi, Ohwod (University of Waterloo, 2018-10-01)
      Abstract Introduction The definition of an individual’s visual midline is the point which the individual perceives as being straight-ahead or “in front of their nose”. One of the perceptual consequences of a stroke for ...
    • (Post)Colonial Tectonics: reflections on relations in Indigenous spatial practice between the Beautiful Waters and Willow River 

      Kogan, Anton (University of Waterloo, 2020-05-29)
      I find myself studying architecture in Cambridge, Ontario, a settler on lands stewarded by the Neutral, Anishinaabe, and Haudenosaunee peoples for countless generations, on a tract following the Grand River (or Willow ...

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