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    • R-D Optimal Scalable Video Coding Using Soft Decision Quantization 

      Hebel, Krzysztof Michal (University of Waterloo, 2010-11-22)
      In this thesis, we study the concept of scalable video coding as implemented in the extension to the H.264 video coding standard. Specifically, for the spatial and quality scalability scenarios, we propose an optimization ...
    • R.A.M: Remote Arctic Memory 

      Manchanda, Karan (University of Waterloo, 2015-09-22)
      The modern world is defined by networks. One network, specifically, has become the core component in how our societies function; the Internet. While the Internet may seem ubiquitous, seamless, and imperceptible, it is only ...
    • R2Fix: Automatically Generating Bug Fixes from Bug Reports 

      Liu, Chen (University of Waterloo, 2013-01-08)
      Many bugs, even those that are known and documented in bug reports, remain in mature software for a long time due to the lack of the development resources to fix them. We propose a general approach, R2Fix, to automatically ...
    • Radar-based Human Pulse Sensing 

      Riad, Michael (University of Waterloo, 2024-05-10)
      This thesis presents a novel approach where a superstrate is used to re-purpose a commercial off-the-shelf mm-wave 60 GHz radar by Infineon (BGT60TR13C) for near-field human pulse sensing. The superstrate is realized through ...
    • A Radar-Based In-Cabin Health Monitoring System 

      gharamohammadi, ali (University of Waterloo, 2024-05-17)
      The topic of in-cabin health care monitoring within vehicles has recently garnered significant attention. This technology serves two primary applications in a vehicle. First is the monitoring of the vital signs of drivers ...
    • Radio Resource Management for Cellular CDMA Systems Supporting Heterogeneous Services 

      Zhao, Dongmei (University of Waterloo, 2002)
      A novel radio resource management (RRM) scheme, which jointly considers the system characteristics from the physical, link and network layers, is proposed for cellular code division multiple access (CDMA) systems. ...
    • Radio Resource Management for Wireless Mesh Networks Supporting Heterogeneous Traffic 

      Cheng, Ho Ting (University of Waterloo, 2010-01-07)
      Wireless mesh networking has emerged as a promising technology for future broadband wireless access, providing a viable and economical solution for both peer-to-peer applications and Internet access. The success of wireless ...
    • Radio Resource Management in a Heterogeneous Wireless Access Medium 

      Muhammad, Muhammad Ismail (University of Waterloo, 2013-08-01)
      In recent years, there has been a rapid evolution and deployment of wireless networks. In populated areas, high-rate data access is enabled anywhere and anytime with the pervasive wireless infrastructure such as the ...
    • Radio Resource Management in LTE-Advanced Systems with Carrier Aggregation 

      Zhang, Ran (University of Waterloo, 2016-06-16)
      In order to meet the ever-increasing demand for wireless broadband services from fast growing mobile users, the Long Term Evolution -Advanced (LTE-A) standard has been proposed to effectively improve the system capacity ...
    • Radiometric Compensation of Nonlinear Projector Camera Systems by Modeling Human Visual Systems 

      Post, Matthew (University of Waterloo, 2023-04-21)
      Radiometric compensation is the process of adjusting the luminance and colour output of images on a display to compensate for non-uniformity of the display. In the case of projector-camera systems, this non-uniformity can ...
    • Radiotherapy Cancer Treatment: Investigating Real-Time Position and Dose Control, the Sensor-Delayed Plant Output Estimation Problem, and the Nonovershooting Step Response Problem 

      Stewart, James (University of Waterloo, 2006-12-18)
      For over a century, physicians have prescribed x-ray radiation to destroy or impede the growth of cancerous tumours. Modern radiation therapy machines shape the radiation beam to balance the competing goals of maximizing ...
    • Radiotherapy Patient Scheduling During Pandemics 

      Raeisi, Shamim (University of Waterloo, 2022-09-26)
      With the Covid-19 outbreak happening worldwide, clinically vulnerable people should be of concern, as they are more likely to be exposed to the virus. Cancer patients with weak immune systems are a group of aforementioned ...
    • Radon Projections as Image Descriptors for Content-Based Retrieval of Medical Images 

      Sriram, Aditya (University of Waterloo, 2018-04-23)
      Clinical analysis and medical diagnosis of diverse diseases adopt medical imaging techniques to empower specialists to perform their tasks by visualizing internal body organs and tissues for classifying and treating diseases ...
    • Raising Islands 

      Knight, Christopher James Snazel (University of Waterloo, 2012-05-18)
      In an era of dawning anthropogenic climate change, people of atoll nations face grievous threats to their future. Rising sea levels, warming oceans, and changing weather patterns conspire with economic isolation, rapidly ...
    • Raman Characterization and Applications of Vertical Semiconductor Nanowires 

      Walia, Jaspreet (University of Waterloo, 2016-05-17)
      Vertically oriented nanowires are gaining a considerable amount of attention for a wide variety of applications ranging from lasers to solar cells. Raman spectroscopy has also been developed into a powerful tool which has ...
    • Rammed Earth: Adaptations to Urban Toronto. 

      Cautius, Cassandra (University of Waterloo, 2014-09-12)
      Rammed earth is an ancient and imperishable material-process. Traditionally associated with rural construction and underdeveloped settings, the material has begun to enter the modern vernacular. While its use is not yet ...
    • A Random Forest in the Great Lakes: Exploring Nutrient Water Quality in the Laurentian Great Lakes Watersheds 

      Dony, John (University of Waterloo, 2020-09-22)
      A data driven approach was used in this study to investigate the drivers of nutrient water quality across the Laurentian Great Lakes drainage basin. Monitored time series of nutrient water quality and discharge were modelled ...
    • Randomized Lempel-Ziv Compression for Anti-Compression Side-Channel Attacks 

      Yang, Meng (University of Waterloo, 2018-01-31)
      Security experts confront new attacks on TLS/SSL every year. Ever since the compression side-channel attacks CRIME and BREACH were presented during security conferences in 2012 and 2013, online users connecting to HTTP ...
    • Randomized Resource Allocaion in Decentralized Wireless Networks 

      Moshksar, Kamyar (University of Waterloo, 2011-02-24)
      Ad hoc networks and bluetooth systems operating over the unlicensed ISM band are in-stances of decentralized wireless networks. By definition, a decentralized network is com-posed of separate transmitter-receiver pairs ...
    • Randomly-connected Non-Local Conditional Random Fields 

      Shafiee, Mohammad Javad (University of Waterloo, 2017-02-21)
      Structural data modeling is an important field of research. Structural data are the combination of latent variables being related to each other. The incorporation of these relations in modeling and taking advantage of those ...


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