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    • Authenticating Cultural Tourism: Folk Villages in Hainan, China 

      Xie, Philip Feifan (University of Waterloo, 2001)
      Cultural tourism provides opportunities for ethnic minorities to showcase their cultures, customs and heritage. At the same time, it causes a series of tensions and issues of authenticity and commodification have been ...
    • Authentication and Key Exchange in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks 

      Hoeper, Katrin (University of Waterloo, 2007-09-12)
      Over the past decade or so, there has been rapid growth in wireless and mobile applications technologies. More recently, an increasing emphasis has been on the potential of infrastructureless wireless mobile networks that ...
    • Authenticity and Enhancement 

      Gee, Catherine (University of Waterloo, 2016-10-31)
      Wanting to change ourselves is nothing new; the means with which we are able to do so are. With our ever-advancing technology, the physical and mental aspects of ourselves that we can target and change are continually ...
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Case Study in Causation and Explanation in Psychiatric Conditions 

      Finn, Tracy (University of Waterloo, 2014-01-28)
      This thesis discusses epistemological and ethical issues in classifi cation and diagnosisof psychiatric conditions, and briefly discusses realism about psychiatric conditions. I use autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as a case ...
    • Autistic traits influence gaze-oriented attention to happy but not fearful faces 

      Lassalle, Amandine; Itier, Roxane J. (Taylor & Francis, 2015-01-02)
      The relationship between autistic traits and gaze-oriented attention to fearful and happy faces was investigated at the behavioral and neuronal levels. Upright and inverted dynamic face stimuli were used in a gaze-cueing ...
    • Autobiographical memory retrieval and appraisal in social anxiety disorder 

      Moscovitch, David A.; Vidovic, Vanja; Lenton-Brym, Ariella P.; Dupasquier, Jessica R.; Barber, Kevin C.; Hudd, Taylor; Zabara, Nick; Romano, Mia (Elsevier, 2018-08-01)
      Individuals with social anxiety disorder (SADs; n = 41) and healthy controls (HCs; n = 40) were administered the Waterloo Images and Memories Interview, in which they described mental images that they tend to experience ...
    • Automated Analysis and Optimization of Distributed Self-Stabilizing Algorithms 

      Aflaki, Saba (University of Waterloo, 2015-08-26)
      Self-stabilization [2] is a versatile technique for recovery from erroneous behavior due to transient faults or wrong initialization. A system is self-stabilizing if (1) starting from an arbitrary initial state it can ...
    • Automated Analysis of Unified Modeling Language (UML) Specifications 

      Tanuan, Meyer C. (University of Waterloo, 2001)
      The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a standard language adopted by the Object Management Group (OMG) for writing object-oriented (OO) descriptions of software systems. UML allows the analyst to add class-level and ...
    • Automated Annotation and Visualization of Rhetorical Figures 

      Gawryjolek, Jakub Jan (University of Waterloo, 2009-05-20)
      Linguistic annotation provides additional information asserted with a particular purpose in a document or other piece of information. It is widely used in various fields, from computing and bioinformatics, through imaging, ...
    • Automated Calibration of Real Water Distribution Networks: City X Case Study 

      Khedr, Ayman (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-22)
      The calibration of water distribution systems networks (WDN) is a complex non-linear problem that has traditionally been solved using manual trial-and-error methods. Over the past few decades, automated calibration ...
    • Automated Compilation Framework for Scratchpad-based Real-Time Systems 

      Soliman, Muhammad Refaat Sedky (University of Waterloo, 2019-07-31)
      ScratchPad Memory (SPM) is highly adopted in real-time systems as it exhibits a predictable behaviour. SPM is software-managed by explicitly inserting instructions to move code and data transfers between the SPM and the ...
    • Automated Construction Progress Tracking using 3D Sensing Technologies 

      Turkan, Yelda (University of Waterloo, 2012-04-23)
      Accurate and frequent construction progress tracking provides critical input data for project systems such as cost and schedule control as well as billing. Unfortunately, conventional progress tracking is labor intensive, ...
    • Automated Design Space Exploration and Datapath Synthesis for Finite Field Arithmetic with Applications to Lightweight Cryptography 

      Zidaric, Nusa (University of Waterloo, 2020-05-27)
      Today, emerging technologies are reaching astronomical proportions. For example, the Internet of Things has numerous applications and consists of countless different devices using different technologies with different ...
    • Automated Downloading with Wget 

      Milligan, Ian (The Editorial Board of the Programming Historian, 2012-06-27)
      Wget is a useful program, run through your computer’s command line, for retrieving online material. It can be useful in the following situations: Retrieving or mirroring (creating an exact copy of) an entire website. ...
    • Automated Epileptic Seizure Onset Detection 

      Dorai, Arvind (University of Waterloo, 2009-04-27)
      Epilepsy is a serious neurological disorder characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures due to abnormal or excessive neuronal activity in the brain. An estimated 50 million people around the world suffer from this ...
    • Automated Extraction of 3D Building Windows from Mobile LiDAR Data 

      Zhou, Menglan (University of Waterloo, 2016-03-28)
      The three-dimensional (3D) city models have gained more and more attentions because of their considerable potential applications at present. In particular, the demands for Level of Detail (LoD) building models become urgent. ...
    • Automated Extraction of Behaviour Model of Applications 

      Chakraborty, Tandra (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-09)
      Highly replicated cloud applications are deployed only when they are deemed to be func- tional. That is, they generally perform their task and their failure rate is relatively low. However, even though failure is rare, ...
    • Automated Extraction of Road Information from Mobile Laser Scanning Data 

      Haiyan, Guan (University of Waterloo, 2014-02-20)
      Effective planning and management of transportation infrastructure requires adequate geospatial data. Existing geospatial data acquisition techniques based on conventional route surveys are very time consuming, labor ...
    • Automated Fault Diagnosis in Rotating Machinery 

      Pantula, Shilpa Reddy (University of Waterloo, 2014-08-29)
      Rotating machinery are an important part of industrial equipment. Their components are subjected to harsh operating environments, and hence experience significant wear and tear. It is necessary that they function efficiently ...
    • Automated Generation of Numerical Evaluation Routines for Bivariate Functions via Tensor Product Series 

      Wang, Xiang (University of Waterloo, 2008-09-24)
      In this thesis, we present a method for the automated generation of numerical evaluation routines for bivariate functions via tensor product series and develop a toolkit to assist with the generation of the approximations. ...

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