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    • "J'y Suis. Pour de Bon." Montreal Jewish Education and the Social Construction of Diaspora Identity 

      Read, Jamie Anne (University of Waterloo, 2015-09-25)
      This work examines the meaning of the State of Israel in diaspora Jewish education in contemporary Montreal, Canada. It does so by asking three central questions: “Is there a common idea of the nation?” “How is the idea ...
    • The Jackalope in the Room 

      Green, Megan Anastasia (University of Waterloo, 2014-04-29)
      The Jackalope in the Room is an installation of sculptural and found objects that have been altered or contextualized in a way that conflates strangeness with normality. Many of the items in the installation were given as ...
    • Jane Fonda's Antiwar Activism and The Myth of Hanoi Jane 

      King, Sarah (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-31)
      This thesis examines Jane Fonda’s antiwar activism during the Vietnam War, focusing on the period from late 1969 through 1973. Her early activism was characterized by frequent protests against the war, speeches at antiwar ...
    • A Java Toolkit for Distributed Evaluation of Hypergeometric Series 

      Chughtai, Fawad (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      Hypergoemetric Series are very important in mathematics and come up regularly when dealing with the precise definitions of constants such as <i>e</i>, &pi; and Apery's constant &sigmaf;(3). The evaluation of such series ...
    • Jesus Christ as Woman Wisdom: Feminist Wisdom Christology, Mystery, and Christ's Body 

      Loewen, M. Susanne Guenther (University of Waterloo, 2010-04-30)
      This thesis explores Wisdom Christology, the association of Jesus Christ and the mysterious and neglected biblical figure of Woman Wisdom. Because the descriptions of her bear a striking resemblance to the portrayal of ...
    • A Jewish Repair For A Free Church Vision: Repairing Restitutionist Hermeneutics With Peter Ochs 

      Klassen, Zacharie (University of Waterloo, 2015-07-13)
      Over the course of his research on the New Testament and early Christianity, the late Mennonite theologian John Howard Yoder developed a provocative thesis that the historic Jewish-Christian schism was not historically ...
    • Johannesburg: the urban mediate 

      Lubell, Claire (University of Waterloo, 2014-08-18)
      Object _ This thesis draws from the specific universality of Johannesburg to develop a theoretical framework that critically examines the opposing forces of its urbanization. In just 130 years the city of Johannesburg has ...
    • Joining of Silver Nanoparticles: Computer Simulations and Experimental Observations 

      Marzbanrad, Ehsan (University of Waterloo, 2016-02-18)
      Abstract This dissertation introduced a new type of high aspect ratio silver nanoparticle, synthesized by assembly and joining of hexagonal and triangular nanoplates. The synthesis procedure is a simple mixing at room ...
    • Joint Compression and Digital Watermarking: Information-Theoretic Study and Algorithms Development 

      Sun, Wei (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      In digital watermarking, a watermark is embedded into a covertext in such a way that the resulting watermarked signal is robust to certain distortion caused by either standard data processing in a friendly environment or ...
    • Joint Compression and Watermarking Using Variable-Rate Quantization and its Applications to JPEG 

      Zhou, Yuhan (University of Waterloo, 2009-01-27)
      In digital watermarking, one embeds a watermark into a covertext, in such a way that the resulting watermarked signal is robust to a certain distortion caused by either standard data processing in a friendly environment ...
    • Joint Source Channel Coding in Broadcast and Relay Channels: A Non-Asymptotic End-to-End Distortion Approach 

      Ho, James (University of Waterloo, 2013-09-25)
      The paradigm of separate source-channel coding is inspired by Shannon's separation result, which implies the asymptotic optimality of designing source and channel coding independently from each other. The result exploits ...
    • Joseph v. Hammer Purgstall's German Translation of Hafez's Divan and Goethe's West-östlicher Divan 

      Kalatehseifary, Masoomeh (University of Waterloo, 2009-09-04)
      Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s West-östlicher Divan [West-Eastern Divan], which emerged from the author’s interest in love poems of the fourteenth-century classical Persian poet Hafez, was the inspiration for this thesis. ...
    • Journey into Caldera 

      Li, Run Yi (University of Waterloo, 2017-06-14)
      There is a dormant volcano in the northern province of Jilin, China, called the Baekdu/Chang Bai Mountain. At the top of this 2,744 m mountain is a large caldera filled with water, named “Heaven Lake”. Geologically, this ...
    • Journey to the Centre of the Shield 

      Kuzan, Katherine (University of Waterloo, 2012-08-29)
      The land of deep water lies in Ontario’s north, atop the boundless rock of the Shield. It holds the secret of an island once blossoming with copper ore. Here primordial elements dance in the ancient landscape and invite ...
    • The Journey to the Other Side: Investigation into the Myth of Persephone 

      Kamrani, Fatemeh (University of Waterloo, 2015-02-09)
      This thesis is an exploration of chthonian architecture, which offers qualities that guide its visitor to the gate of the unconscious mind, which has always been the starting point of the holy trip of self-discovery. This ...
    • Judgment and Forgiveness: Restorative Justice Practice and the Recovery of Theological Memory 

      Regehr, Keith Allen (University of Waterloo, 2008-01-16)
      This study explores the connections between justice understood biblically, and restorative justice. Restorative justice theory has argued that its foundational principles and its forms of practice draw directly from the ...
    • June Must be Right and 9 is on Top: An Investigation of Time-space and Number-form Synaesthesia 

      Jarick, Michelle Ann (University of Waterloo, 2011-01-04)
      Synaesthesia is a fascinating condition whereby individuals report extraordinary experiences when presented with ordinary stimuli. In this thesis, we examine an individual (L) who experiences time units (i.e., months and ...
    • Jury Decision-Making Study 

      Hano, Katarzyna (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      In this thesis I combine the social network analysis approach with the traditional experimental approach to study the phenomena of jury decision-making. I examine whether with each trial a social network is formed. The ...
    • Just and Unjust Sanctions: The Case Study of Iran 

      Hormozi, Shani (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-28)
      This dissertation aims to accomplish two major goals: 1. To provide a theoretical framework for studying and evaluating justice in sanctions by modifying and expanding the Just War Tradition (JWT); 2. To apply this ...
    • Just-In-Time Push Prefetching: Accelerating the Mobile Web 

      Armstrong, Nicholas Daniel Robert (University of Waterloo, 2011-09-19)
      Web pages take noticeably longer to load when accessing the Internet using high-latency wide-area wireless networks like 3G. This delay can result in lower user satisfaction and lost revenue for web site operators. By ...

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