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Novel Convex Optimization Approaches for VLSI Floorplanning
(University of Waterloo, 2008-05-15)
The floorplanning problem aims to arrange a set of rectangular modules on a rectangular chip area so as to optimize an appropriate measure of performance. This problem is known to be NP-hard, and is particularly challenging ...
Optimum Power Allocation for Cooperative Communications
(University of Waterloo, 2009-08-25)
Cooperative communication is a new class of wireless communication techniques in which wireless nodes help each other relay information and realize spatial diversity advantages in a distributed manner. This new transmission ...
Using Wireless Communications To Enable Decentralized Analysis and Control of Smart Distribution Systems
(University of Waterloo, 2014-09-16)
The smart grid is a multidisciplinary approach that aims to revolutionize the whole electricity supply chain including generation, transmission and distribution systems in order to overcome the multiple challenges currently ...
A study of Nanofilled Silicone Dielectrics for Outdoor Insulation
(University of Waterloo, 2009-08-04)
Polymeric insulators are now a common replacement for conventional porcelain and glass string insulators on overhead distribution and transmission lines. The use of this mature technology represents many advantages to the ...
Electromagnetic Dimensionality of Deterministic Multi-Polarization MIMO Systems
(University of Waterloo, 2007-12-05)
Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) systems are viewed as the last available supply for the ever-growing demand on higher data rates in modern wireless communication systems. Smart exploitation of the traditional wireless ...