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    • Attitudes and Coalitions in Brownfield Redevelopment and Environmental Management 

      Walker, Sean (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-25)
      Conflict analysis tools are applied to brownfield negotiations in order to investigate the impacts of coalition formation and a decision maker’s (DM’s) attitudes upon the successful resolution of brownfield disputes. The ...
    • Attitudes Toward Homosexuality: American and Canadian Patterns, 1981-2000 

      Crowell, Mark (University of Waterloo, 2007-05-23)
      Previous research has determined that Canadians often exhibit more tolerant attitudes toward homosexuality than Americans, yet few studies have attempted to uncover why this pattern persists. Using World Values Surveys ...
    • Attitudes toward Urban Living, Landscape, and Growth at the Dawn of Greater Toronto's Growth Management Era 

      Appleby, Bradley (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is Canada's largest metropolitan area and principal destination for international migration and investment. Over the next 25 years, the GTA is anticipated to grow by approximately 2. 5 ...
    • Attributed Intelligence 

      Kryven, Marta (University of Waterloo, 2018-01-31)
      Human beings quickly and confidently attribute more or less intelligence to one another. What is meant by intelligence when they do so? And what are the surface features of human behaviour that determine their judgements? ...
    • Auctions for Targeted Television Advertising 

      Zschocke, Mark Steven (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-26)
      Television advertising is a billion-dollar industry in the United States. Currently, advertisers place their messages in television programs that are estimated to have a high proportion of their target demographic viewers. ...
    • Audification of Ultrasound for Human Echolocation 

      Davies, Theresa Claire (University of Waterloo, 2008-08-22)
      Individuals with functional blindness must often utilise assistive aids to enable them to complete tasks of daily living. One of these tasks, locomotion, poses considerable risk. The long white cane is often used to ...
    • Audio processing on constrained devices 

      Gupta, Amod (University of Waterloo, 2009-10-29)
      This thesis discusses the future of smart business applications on mobile phones and the integration of voice interface across several business applications. It proposes a framework that provides speech processing support ...
    • Auditory target identification in a visual search task 

      Lochner, Martin Jewell (University of Waterloo, 2005)
      Previous research has shown that simultaneous auditory identification of the target in a visual search task can lead to more efficient (i. e. ?flatter?) search functions (Spivey et al. , 2001). Experiment 1 replicates ...
    • Augmented composite likelihood for copula modeling in family studies under biased sampling 

      Zhong, Yujie; Cook, Richard J. (Oxford University Press, 2016-01-27)
      The heritability of chronic diseases can be effectively studied by examining the nature and extent of within-family associations in disease onset times. Families are typically accrued through a biased sampling scheme in ...
    • Augmented Reality for Indoor Navigation and Task Guidance 

      Rehman, Umair (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-09)
      Modern augmented reality systems are becoming increasingly popular in different industrial sectors as augmented reality based applications can improve performance and reduce workload during operations. The efficacy of such ...
    • Augmented Reality-Based Indoor Navigation Using Google Glass as a Wearable Head-Mounted Display 

      Cao, Shi; Rehman, Umair (IEEE, 2015-10)
      This research comprehensively illustrates the design, implementation and evaluation of a novel marker less environment tracking technology for an augmented reality based indoor navigation application, adapted to efficiently ...
    • Augmented Reality-based Indoor Navigation: A Comparative Analysis of Handheld Devices vs. Google Glass 

      Cao, Shi; Rehman, Umair (IEEE, 2017-02)
      Navigation systems have been widely used in outdoor environments, but indoor navigation systems are still in early development stages. In this paper, we introduced an augmented-reality-based indoor navigation application ...
    • Augmenting Local Search for Satisfiability 

      Southey, Finnegan (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      This dissertation explores approaches to the satisfiability problem, focusing on local search methods. The research endeavours to better understand how and why some local search methods are effective. At the root of ...
    • Augmenting Quantum Mechanics with Artificial Intelligence 

      Torlai, Giacomo (University of Waterloo, 2018-12-04)
      The simulation of quantum matter with classical hardware plays a central role in the discovery and development of quantum many-body systems, with far-reaching implications in condensed matter physics and quantum technologies. ...
    • Augmenting Vehicle Localization with Visual Context 

      Rae, Robert Andrew (University of Waterloo, 2009-04-30)
      Vehicle self-localization, the ability of a vehicle to determine its own location, is vital for many aspects of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and telematics where it is often a building block in a more complex ...
    • Augmenting Visual Feedback Using Sensory Substitution 

      Greene, Eugene Dominic (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-29)
      Direct interaction in virtual environments can be realized using relatively simple hardware, such as standard webcams and monitors. The result is a large gap between the stimuli existing in real-world interactions and those ...
    • Augustus, Egypt, and Propaganda 

      Broadbent, Valerie (University of Waterloo, 2012-05-24)
      Augustus was a master of propaganda who employed Ancient and Hellenized Egypt as a means to legitimize his newly acquired power in Rome after the Battle of Actium. This thesis examines the ways in which Augustus moulded ...
    • Aural Landscape Composing an Urban Park 

      Gerstheimer, Geoffrey (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-15)
      As a culture, the Western World has placed a negative stigma on noise, which has lead to the disregard of the urban soundscape. Researchers have been studying and theorizing ways of understanding the urban sound environment ...
    • Aural, Ocular, and Sequential Rhetoric in Two Contemporary American Stories, in Prose and Film: Patterns of Anxiety in Fight Club and The Road 

      Sabzian, Saeed (University of Waterloo, 2017-02-21)
      The dissertation rhetorically examines anxiety and fear in Fight Club and The Road, in their both cinematic and prose versions, texts that reflect a mood of contemporary American society that has been characterized by ...
    • Austenitization of Ultra High Strength Steel by Direct Contact Heating for Hot Forming Die Quenching 

      Field, Natalie (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-25)
      Hot forming die quenching (HFDQ) is a heat treatment process used in automotive manufacturing to produce ultra-high strength steels. It involves heating steel sheets to a temperature above 1153 K and holding them for a ...

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