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    • E-banking and consumer debt 

      Dimitrov, Stanko; Cozzarin, Brian Paul (Inderscience, 2021-01-01)
      Canadian consumers have a debt problem and averaged a nationwide debt-to-income ratio of 1.654 in 2016. Based on current research, it is unclear whether e-banking has a positive or negative impact on this ratio. This paper ...
    • E-beam Lithography using Dry Powder HSQ Resist Having Long Shelf Life and Nanogap Electrode Fabrication 

      Jiashi, Shen (University of Waterloo, 2018-09-28)
      As the industry of nanofabrication developing, high-resolution e-beam lithography (EBL) becomes more and more important. In this thesis, it is discussed that the effective factors behind the resolution of EBL and how it ...
    • E-commerce Growth and Mobile Devices 

      Yan, Ruiqi (University of Waterloo, 2014-09-19)
      As with ordinary in-store shopping, product characteristics affect an individual’s online purchase decisions. The variety of devices used to access the Internet also affects the probability of engaging in e-commerce. The ...
    • E-Intelligence Form Design and Data Preprocessing in Health Care 

      Pedarla, Padmaja (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      Clinical data systems continue to grow as a result of the proliferation of features that are collected and stored. Demands for accurate and well-organized clinical data have intensified due to the increased focus on ...
    • EA-PHT-HPR: Designing Scalable Data Structures for Persistent Memory 

      Cepeda, Diego (University of Waterloo, 2020-08-28)
      Volatile memory has dominated the realm of main memory on servers and computers for a long time. In 2019, Intel released to the public the Optane data center persistent memory modules (DCPMM). These devices offer the ...
    • Early Flame Detection System Using Real-Time Machine-Vision and Image Analysis 

      Ghareeb Mohamed, Tarek (University of Waterloo, 2022-02-04)
      From 2010 to 2019, 110,811 fires with losses have been reported to the Office of Fire Marshall and Emergency Management in Ontario. In The USA, the local fire departments responded to 1,338,500 fires in 2020. These fires ...
    • ECG Noise Filtering Using Online Model-Based Bayesian Filtering Techniques 

      Su, Aron Wei-Hsiang (University of Waterloo, 2013-09-26)
      The electrocardiogram (ECG) is a time-varying electrical signal that interprets the electrical activity of the heart. It is obtained by a non-invasive technique known as surface electromyography (EMG), used widely in ...
    • Echoes of decolonization | From North Africa to Europe: questioning the trip back home 

      Chahboun, Meryem (University of Waterloo, 2021-10-26)
      The Colonial Modern enterprise in North Africa produced unique architectural responses in the twentieth century, oscillating between rupture with the past and continuity of the tradition, negotiation of indigenous expression ...
    • Echoes of Industry: Reinterpreting Artifacts of the Lachine Canal 

      Bell, Kathryn (University of Waterloo, 2012-08-30)
      Montreal’s Lachine Canal, once the cradle of Canadian industry, is now riddled with industrial ruins, testaments to its productive past. Since the canal’s closing in the 1970’s, different attempts were made to reinterpret ...
    • Eco-Innovation with Opportunity of Licensing and Threat of Imitation 

      Chen, Jen-Yi; Dimitrov, Stanko (Elsevier, 2017-03-20)
      We consider the product and process innovation effort decisions a sustainable (eco) manufacturer (innovator/leader) makes in the presence of a traditional manufacturer (imitator/follower) who may procure a license or imitate ...
    • Ecological Control and Coordination of Connected and Automated PHEVs at Roundabouts under Uncertainty 

      Alighanbari, Sina (University of Waterloo, 2019-12-20)
      During the last decade, comprehensive research efforts were concentrated on autonomous driving. Annually, many car accidents happen as a result of human faults. Extreme traffic congestion prolongs commute time, increase ...
    • Ecological Infrastructures - Reconnecting The Fragments of Garrison Creek through Four Frameworks 

      Quach, Sean Sy (University of Waterloo, 2021-05-21)
      Garrison Creek is one of many ravines along Toronto’ s waterfront which have undergone numerous transformations since the establishment of Toronto as a city. Accelerated urbanization of the downtown core and waste dumping ...
    • Ecological Interface Design for Turbine Secondary Systems in a Nuclear Power Plant: Effects on Operator Situation Awareness 

      Kwok, Jordanna (University of Waterloo, 2007-05-09)
      Investigations into past accidents at nuclear power generating facilities such as that of Three Mile Island have identified human factors as one of the foremost critical aspects in plant safety. Errors resulting from ...
    • Ecological Interface Design in Neuro-Critical Care 

      Schaef, Laura Kathleen (University of Waterloo, 2023-05-02)
      Neuro-critical care is a data-intensive environment that requires physicians to integrate information across multiple screens, sources, and software. Despite the advances in neuromonitoring techniques, interfaces that ...
    • Economic and Energy Impacts of Adaptive Reuse Building Construction 

      Chan, Jacky (University of Waterloo, 2019-08-29)
      Adaptive reuse of buildings is an alternative to a building’s end-of-life where A building’s functional life may be extended to serve another purpose. Many studies suggest that adaptive reuse is more sustainable compared ...
    • The Economic Case for Sustainable Design 

      McAuley, Tavis Patrick (University of Waterloo, 2007-05-15)
      This thesis considers the potential of engaging the development community as a primary means of solving the environmental crisis. Specifically, it addresses how the principles of sustainable design can be incorporated into ...
    • Economic Criticality of Ontario’s Highway Infrastructure 

      Ashrafi, Zahra (University of Waterloo, 2017-05-02)
      Ontario is the economic center of Canada and hence generates a significant amount of freight activity. Moving forward, population growth coupled with growing and diverse trade strategies are likely to place new and increased ...
    • Economic Evaluation of an Advanced Super Critical Oxy-Coal Power Plant with CO2 Capture 

      Beigzadeh, Ashkan (University of Waterloo, 2009-09-03)
      Today’s carbon constrained world with its increasing demand for cheap energy and a fossil fuel intensive fleet of power producers is making carbon capture and storage (CCS) desirable. Several CCS technologies are under ...
    • Economic Model Predictive Control of Chemical Processes 

      Santander, Omar (University of Waterloo, 2015-11-19)
      The objective of any chemical process is to transform raw materials into more valuable products subject to not only physical and environmental but also economic and safety constraints. To meet all these constraints in ...
    • Economic Operation and Planning of Distribution System Sources 

      Li, KaiYu (University of Waterloo, 2010-04-29)
      This thesis presents the findings of some research carried out pertaining to economic operation and planning distribution systems. An optimal capacitor switching algorithm is developed for distribution system based on ...

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