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    • Backplane Circuit Design with Amorphous Silicon Thin-Film Transistors for Flexible Displays 

      Li, Qing (University of Waterloo, 2020-04-20)
      In recent years, rapid advancement in LED fabrication has enabled the possibility of using GaN micro-LEDs to be the light media in a display panel. It has superior performance in many aspects when compared with OLED ...
    • Bayesian Deep Learning and Uncertainty in Computer Vision 

      Phan, Buu Truong (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-17)
      Visual data contains rich information about the operating environment of an intelligent robotic system. Extracting this information allows intelligent systems to reason and decide their future actions. Erroneous visual ...
    • A Bayesian Framework for Software Regression Testing 

      Mir arabbaygi, Siavash (University of Waterloo, 2008-08-29)
      Software maintenance reportedly accounts for much of the total cost associated with developing software. These costs occur because modifying software is a highly error-prone task. Changing software to correct faults or ...
    • Behavioral Mimicry Covert Communication 

      Ahmadzadeh, Seyed Ali (University of Waterloo, 2013-05-24)
      Covert communication refers to the process of communicating data through a channel that is neither designed, nor intended to transfer information. Traditionally, covert channels are considered as security threats in computer ...
    • Behavioral Modeling and Digital Predistortion of Wide- and Multi- Band Transmitter Systems 

      Mkadem, Farouk (University of Waterloo, 2014-09-17)
      The demands for high data rates and ubiquitous/broadband wireless access necessitate the development of radio systems that deploy wide- and multi-band signals. These signals lead to high spectral utilization with negative ...
    • Behavioral Modeling of Unmatched Nonlinear Devices Driven with Modulated Signal Stimuli using Volterra Series 

      Ben Rejeb, Marwen (University of Waterloo, 2014-09-24)
      The accurate simulation of nonlinear radio frequency (RF) circuits under unmatched impedance conditions depends heavily on the device model used. Recently, measurement-based models under unmatched conditions were proposed ...
    • Behavioural Modeling and Linearization of RF Power Amplifier using Artificial Neural Networks 

      Mkadem, Farouk (University of Waterloo, 2010-05-11)
      Power Amplifiers (PAs) are the key building blocks of the emerging wireless radios systems. They dominate the power consumption and sources of distortion, especially when driven with modulated signals. Several approaches ...
    • Behind-the-Meter Compressed Air Energy Storage Feasibility and Applications 

      Anierobi, Chioma Christiana (University of Waterloo, 2019-05-30)
      In many jurisdictions, commercial and industrial (C&I) customers are charged for their energy consumption as well as the power drawn from the grid at peak load hours. In Ontario, the demand-based charge component of the ...
    • Bimetal Temperature Compensation for Waveguide Microwave Filters 

      Keats, Brian Franklin (University of Waterloo, 2008-01-24)
      Microwave communication devices have become ubiquitous in the past decade. As an increasing number of systems compete for spectrum, guard bands have shrunk to increase bandwidth efficiency. The frequency behaviour of ...
    • Bimodal Gate Oxide Breakdown in Sub-100 nm CMOS Technology 

      Rezaee, Leila (University of Waterloo, 2008-12-19)
      In the last three decades, the electronic industry has registered a tremendous progress. The continuous and aggressive downsizing of the transistor feature sizes (CMOS scaling) has been the main driver of the astonishing ...
    • Bit Serial Systolic Architectures for Multiplicative Inversion and Division over GF(2<sup>m</sup>) 

      Daneshbeh, Amir (University of Waterloo, 2005)
      Systolic architectures are capable of achieving high throughput by maximizing pipelining and by eliminating global data interconnects. Recursive algorithms with regular data flows are suitable for systolization. The ...
    • Bit-vector Support in Z3-str2 Solver and Automated Exploit Synthesis 

      Subramanian, Sanu (University of Waterloo, 2015-11-30)
      Improper string manipulations are an important cause of software defects, which make them a target for program analysis by hackers and developers alike. Symbolic execution based program analysis techniques that systematically ...
    • Blind Image Quality Assessment: Exploiting New Evaluation and Design Methodologies 

      Ma, Kede (University of Waterloo, 2017-10-12)
      The great content diversity of real-world digital images poses a grand challenge to automatically and accurately assess their perceptual quality in a timely manner. In this thesis, we focus on blind image quality assessment ...
    • Blind M-FSK Modulation in the ISI Channel 

      Karami, Mohammad (University of Waterloo, 2016-08-31)
      Channel estimation has received considerable attention over the years for its contribution to more reliable signal decoding. General wireless communication environment would cause multi-path fading for signals that propagate ...
    • Block co-polymer self-assembly 

      Alameer, Areej (University of Waterloo, 2017-07-26)
      Contemporary electronic industry heavily relies on its capability to fabricate electronic devices with small feature size. The race to fabricate higher number of electronic devices per area has faced critical miniaturization ...
    • Blockchain Based Election Architecture using XRPL 

      Ghosh, Arnab (University of Waterloo, 2021-08-24)
      The advent of blockchain technology in 2008 has inspired researchers to explore its applications in various fields including health, inventory management and voting. Governments around the world have been looking for secure ...
    • Blockchain for Transparent Data Management Toward 6G 

      Shen, Xuemin (Sherman); Liu, Dongxiao; Huang, Cheng; Xue, Liang; Yin, Han; Zhuang, Weihua; Sun, Rob; Ying, Bidi (Elsevier, 2021-07)
      The wealth of user data acts as a fuel for network intelligence toward the sixth generation wireless networks (6G). Due to data heterogeneity and dynamics, decentralized data management (DM) is desirable for achieving ...
    • Bluenose II: Towards Faster Design and Verification of Pipelined Circuits 

      Chan, Ca Bol (University of Waterloo, 2008-08-29)
      The huge demand for electronic devices has driven semiconductor companies to create better products in terms of area, speed, power etc. and to deliver them to market faster. Delay to market can result in lost opportunities. ...
    • Bootstrapping Secure Multicast using Kerberized Multimedia Internet Keying 

      Woo, Jeffrey Lok Tin (University of Waterloo, 2012-04-24)
      We address bootstrapping secure multicast in enterprise and public-safety settings. Our work is motivated by the fact that secure multicast has important applications in such settings, and that the application setting ...
    • Bottom-Gate TFTs With Channel Layer Deposited by Pulsed PECVD 

      Grant, David James (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      Nanocrystalline silicon (nc-Si:H) is a promising material for Thin-Film Transistors (TFTs) offering potentially higher mobilities and improved stability over hydrogenated amorphous silicon (a-Si:H). The slow growth rate ...

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