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    • Cache Coherency for Symmetric Multiprocessor Systems on Programmable Chips 

      Hung, Austin (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      Rapid progress in the area of Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) has led to the availability of softcore processors that are simple to use, and can enable the development of a fully working system in minutes. This ...
    • CAD Techniques for Robust FPGA Design Under Variability 

      Kumar, Akhilesh (University of Waterloo, 2010-09-01)
      The imperfections in the semiconductor fabrication process and uncertainty in operating environment of VLSI circuits have emerged as critical challenges for the semiconductor industry. These are generally termed as process ...
    • Capacity analysis in different systems exploiting mobility of VANETs 

      Wang, Miao (University of Waterloo, 2015-04-22)
      Improving road safety and traffic efficiency has been a long-term endeavor for not only government but also automobile industry and academia. After the U.S. Federal Communication Commission (FCC) allocated a 75 MHz spectrum ...
    • Capacity Characterization of a MIMO-OFDM Wireless Channel with BLAST Implementation 

      Soni, Jaimal (University of Waterloo, 2010-08-31)
      As the data rates and performance of current telecommunications technologies reach their limits, MIMO offers promising results allowing for higher spectral efficiencies (or capacities) through the use of multiple element ...
    • Capacity Results for Interference Networks and Nested Cut-Set Bound 

      Khosravi Farsani, Reza (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-20)
      In this thesis, a full characterization of the sum-rate capacity for degraded interference networks with any number of transmitters, any number of receivers, and any possible distribution of messages among transmitters and ...
    • Capacity Scaling and Optimal Operation of Wireless Networks 

      Ghaderi Dehkordi, Javad (University of Waterloo, 2008-07-24)
      How much information can be transferred over a wireless network and what is the optimal strategy for the operation of such network? This thesis tries to answer some of these questions from an information theoretic ...
    • Capacity-Achieving Distributions of Gaussian Multiple Access Channel with Peak Constraints 

      Mamandipoor, Babak (University of Waterloo, 2013-01-21)
      Characterizing probability distribution function for the input of a communication channel that achieves the maximum possible data rate is one of the most fundamental problems in the field of information theory. In his ...
    • Cardinality Constrained Robust Optimization Applied to a Class of Interval Observers 

      McCarthy, Philip James; Nielsen, Christopher; Smith, Stephen L. (IEEE, 2014-07-21)
      We propose a linear programming-based method of interval observer design for systems with uncertain but bounded model parameters and initial conditions. We assume that each uncertain parameter in the system model is bounded ...
    • Cardinality Constrained Robust Optimization Applied to a Class of Interval Observers 

      McCarthy, Philip James (University of Waterloo, 2013-09-25)
      Observers are used in the monitoring and control of dynamical systems to deduce the values of unmeasured states. Designing an observer requires having an accurate model of the plant — if the model parameters are characterized ...
    • Categorization and Detection of Energy Bugs and Application Tail Energy Bugs in Smartphones 

      Abbasi, Abdul Muqtadir (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-16)
      Smartphones are the most ubiquitous and popular hand-held devices because of their rich set of features and wide variety of services. However, their daily use is hampered by their high energy consumption, which forces ...
    • CDCL(Crypto) and Machine Learning based SAT Solvers for Cryptanalysis 

      Nejati, Saeed (University of Waterloo, 2020-05-15)
      Over the last two decades, we have seen a dramatic improvement in the efficiency of conflict-driven clause-learning Boolean satisfiability (CDCL SAT) solvers over industrial problems from a variety of applications such as ...
    • CDM Robust & Low Noise ESD protection circuits 

      Lubana, Sumanjit Singh (University of Waterloo, 2009-01-20)
      In spite of significant progress during last couple of decades, ESD still affects production yields, manufacturing costs, product quality, product reliability and profitability. The objective of an ESD protection circuit ...
    • CDMA Channel Selection Using Switched Capacitor Technique 

      Nejadmalayeri, Amir Hossein (University of Waterloo, 2001)
      CDMA channel selection requires sharp as well as wide-band Filtering. SAW Filters which have been used for this purpose are only available in IF range. In direct conversion receivers this has to be done at low frequencies. ...
    • Cellulose Nanocrystal Aqueous Inks Evaluated for Printed Electronics and Application to Thin-film Transistors 

      Voloshin, Galina (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-01)
      With increasing demand for smart features on consumer items, it is imperative that a new class of environmentally sustainable processing methods and materials are developed in order to enable smart functionality on mass ...
    • Centralized Rate Allocation and Control in 802.11-based Wireless Mesh Networks 

      Jamshaid, Kamran (University of Waterloo, 2010-01-20)
      Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) built with commodity 802.11 radios are a cost-effective means of providing last mile broadband Internet access. Their multihop architecture allows for rapid deployment and organic growth of ...
    • Channel Access Management for Massive Cellular IoT Applications 

      Moussa, Hesham G. (University of Waterloo, 2020-05-13)
      As part of the steps taken towards improving the quality of life, many of everyday life activities as well as technological advancements are relying more and more on smart devices. In the future, it is expected that every ...
    • Channel Allocation for Smooth Video Delivery over Cognitive Radio Networks 

      Li, Sanying (University of Waterloo, 2010-08-30)
      Video applications normally demand stringent quality-of-service (QoS) for the high quality and smooth video playback at the receiver. Since the network is usually shared by multiple applications with diverse QoS requirements, ...
    • Channel Based Relay Attack Detection Protocol 

      Abubaker, Radi (University of Waterloo, 2019-05-23)
      A relay attack is a potentially devastating form of a man-in-the-middle attack, that can circumvent any challenge-response authentication protocol. A relay attack also has no known cryptographic solution. This thesis ...
    • Channel Estimation and Equalization for Cooperative Communication 

      Mheidat, Hakam (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      The revolutionary concept of space-time coding introduced in the last decade has demonstrated that the deployment of multiple antennas at the transmitter allows for simultaneous increase in throughput and reliability because ...
    • Channel estimation for Amplify and Forward Channels 

      Berna, Gedik (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-16)
      Cooperative diversity has been proposed as a powerful means to enhance the performance of high-rate communications over wireless fading channels. It realizes spatial diversity advantages in a distributed manner where two ...


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