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    • Dark Spot Detection from SAR Intensity Imagery with Spatial Density Thresholding for Oil Spill Monitoring 

      Shu, Yuanming (University of Waterloo, 2010-01-28)
      Since the 1980s, satellite-borne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) has been investigated for early warning and monitoring of marine oil spills to permit effective satellite surveillance in the marine environment. Automated ...
    • Darkness Encountered in Light 

      Frayne, Nicholas Forrest (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-15)
      The old axiom that history is doomed to repeat itself seems to be true in the contemporary world. Ideologies of hate and division are having something of a resurgence, despite our common cries of ‘never again.’ We can trace ...
    • Darkness with Shards of Light 

      Rahman, Anika Sibat (University of Waterloo, 2019-08-23)
      Realities of the world are often difficult to face. We dream of a world devoid of social ills. In the notion of 'utopia', we imagine such an environment - sparkling and full of light, but this perfect world is a delusion. ...
    • Das Motiv der Werbung in deutscher und russischer Gegenwartsliteratur - dargestellt anhand Raumers Viktor Vogel und Pelevins Generation P. 

      Durczok, Gregor (University of Waterloo, 2005)
      This thesis is a the comparative analysis of the motifs of advertising concepts as found in the German novel <em>Viktor Vogel</em>, by Alexandra Raumer, and the Russian novel <em>Generation P. </em>, by Viktor Pelevin. ...
    • Das Verhältnis von Mutter und Tochter in Theodor Fontanes Schach von Wuthenow und Effi Briest 

      Kehler, Barbara Gabriele (University of Waterloo, 2007-08-22)
      Theodor Fontane’s famous novel Effi Briest (1895) has been widely discussed in secondary literature, and every single aspect of the novel’s complex content and style seems to have been analysed; however, the similarities ...
    • Das Wissenschaftskollektiv in den Romanen "Respektloser Umgang" und "Im Schatten des Regenbogens" von Helga Königsdorf 

      Buck, Constanze (University of Waterloo, 2007-08-27)
      The author Helga Königsdorf, a scientist herself, deals in several of her literary works with the situation of the scientist in the GDR. The aim of this thesis is to explore the image of the scientist within the two novels ...
    • DASE: Document-Assisted Symbolic Execution for Improving Automated Test Generation 

      Zhang, Lei (University of Waterloo, 2014-06-17)
      Software testing is crucial for uncovering software defects and ensuring software reliability. Symbolic execution has been utilized for automatic test generation to improve testing effectiveness. However, existing test ...
    • Dash: Declarative Behavioural Modelling in Alloy 

      Serna, Jose (University of Waterloo, 2019-01-25)
      An abstract model is a representation of the fundamental characteristics and properties of a system, and its purpose is to provide feedback to stakeholders about the correctness of the system during the early stages of ...
    • Data Augmentation For Text Classification Tasks 

      Tamming, Daniel (University of Waterloo, 2020-08-12)
      Thanks to increases in computing power and the growing availability of large datasets, neural networks have achieved state of the art results in many natural language process- ing (NLP) and computer vision (CV) tasks. ...
    • Data Depth Inference for Difficult Data 

      Ramsay, Kelly (University of Waterloo, 2022-07-18)
      We explore various ways in which a robust, nonparametric statistical tool, the data depth function can be used to conduct inference on data which could be described as difficult. This can include data which are difficult ...
    • Data Driven Efficiency for E-Warehousing: Descriptive and Prescriptive Analytics 

      Ugur, Yildiz (University of Waterloo, 2018-05-18)
      Based on data provided by a warehouse logistics management company, we analyze the warehousing operation and its major processes of order picking and order consolidation. Without access to the actual layouts and process ...
    • Data Driven Modelling and Optimization of MEA Absorption Process for CO2 Capture 

      Shalaby, Abdelhamid (University of Waterloo, 2020-05-27)
      Global warming is a rising issue and there are many research studies aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon capture and storage technologies improved throughout the years to contribute as a solution to this ...
    • Data Flow Analysis in the Presence of Correlated Calls 

      Rapoport, Marianna (University of Waterloo, 2014-08-19)
      This thesis presents a technique to improve the precision of data-flow analyses on object-oriented programs in the presence of correlated calls. We say that two method calls are correlated if they are polymorphic (have ...
    • Data Fusion for Materials Location Estimation in Construction 

      Navabzadeh Razavi, Saiedeh (University of Waterloo, 2010-04-29)
      Effective automated tracking and locating of the thousands of materials on construction sites improves material distribution and project performance and thus has a significant positive impact on construction productivity. ...
    • A Data Mining Approach for Detecting Evolutionary Divergence in Transcriptomic Data 

      Woody, Owen (University of Waterloo, 2019-11-19)
      It has become common to produce genome sequences for organisms of scientific or popular interest. Although these genome projects provide insight into the gene and protein complements of a species including their evolutionary ...
    • Data Protection in Big Data Analysis 

      Shafieinejad, Masoumeh (University of Waterloo, 2021-08-30)
      "Big data" applications are collecting data from various aspects of our lives more and more every day. This fast transition has surpassed the development pace of data protection techniques and has resulted in innumerable ...
    • Data Reduction Algorithms in Machine Learning and Data Science 

      Ghojogh, Benyamin (University of Waterloo, 2021-02-19)
      Raw data are usually required to be pre-processed for better representation or discrimination of classes. This pre-processing can be done by data reduction, i.e., either reduction in dimensionality or numerosity (cardinality). ...
    • Data Science for Software Maintenance 

      Inozemtseva, Laura Michelle McLean (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-26)
      Maintaining and evolving modern software systems is a difficult task: their scope and complexity mean that seemingly inconsequential changes can have far-reaching consequences. Most software development companies attempt ...
    • Data Structures for Fast Access Control in ECM Systems 

      Wu, Zhiping (University of Waterloo, 2014-08-08)
      While many access control models have been proposed, little work has been done on the efficiency of access control systems. Because the access control sub-system of an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system may be a ...
    • Data Structuring Problems in the Bit Probe Model 

      Rahman, Mohammad Ziaur (University of Waterloo, 2007-09-25)
      We study two data structuring problems under the bit probe model: the dynamic predecessor problem and integer representation in a manner supporting basic updates in as few bit operations as possible. The model of computation ...

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