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    • Safe and Secure Control of Connected and Automated Vehicles 

      Basiri, Mohammad Hossein (University of Waterloo, 2020-10-26)
      Evolution of Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAV), as an important class of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), plays a crucial role in providing innovative services in transport and traffic management. Vehicle platoons, as a ...
    • Sampled-Data Control of Invariant Systems on Exponential Lie Groups 

      McCarthy, Philip James (University of Waterloo, 2019-08-28)
      This thesis examines the dynamics and control of a class of systems furnished by kinematic systems on exponential matrix Lie groups, when the plant evolves in continuous-time, but whose controller is implemented in ...
    • Sampling Time Jitter 

      Seifi, Seyed Mohammad Ehsan (University of Waterloo, 2013-01-23)
      Electrical systems which use voltage transitions to represent timing information suffer from a degrading phenomenon called timing jitter. Sampling time jitter is the deviation of sampling clock from its ideal position. As ...
    • Sampling-based Program Execution Monitoring 

      Ba, Yanmeng (University of Waterloo, 2010-08-30)
      For its high overall cost during product development, program debugging is an important aspect of system development. Debugging is a hard and complex activity, especially in time-sensitive systems which have limited ...
    • Scalable Context-Sensitive Pointer Analysis for LLVM 

      Kuderski, Jakub (University of Waterloo, 2019-08-13)
      Pointer analysis is indispensable for effectively verifying heap-manipulating programs. Even though it has been studied extensively, there are no publicly available pointer analyses for low-level languages that are ...
    • Scalable Embeddings for Kernel Clustering on MapReduce 

      Elgohary, Ahmed (University of Waterloo, 2014-02-18)
      There is an increasing demand from businesses and industries to make the best use of their data. Clustering is a powerful tool for discovering natural groupings in data. The k-means algorithm is the most commonly-used data ...
    • Scalable Human-Machine Interaction System for Real-Time Care in the Internet of Health Things 

      Nasr Mohamed, Mahmoud (University of Waterloo, 2020-08-28)
      The rise in numbers of individuals with weak immunity around the world and the aging of populations put an ever-growing pressure on healthcare and inevitably increases its cost. This phenomenon leads to larger portions of ...
    • Scalable Multiple Description Coding and Distributed Video Streaming over 3G Mobile Networks 

      Zheng, Ruobin (University of Waterloo, 2003)
      In this thesis, a novel Scalable Multiple Description Coding (SMDC) framework is proposed. To address the bandwidth fluctuation, packet loss and heterogeneity problems in the wireless networks and further enhance the ...
    • Scalable Nearest Neighbor Search with Compact Codes 

      Eghbali, Sepehr (University of Waterloo, 2019-12-19)
      An important characteristic of the recent decade is the dramatic growth in the use and generation of data. From collections of images, documents and videos, to genetic data, and to network traffic statistics, modern ...
    • A Scalable Recoverable Skip List for Persistent Memory on NUMA Machines 

      Chowdhury, Sakib (University of Waterloo, 2021-10-20)
      Interest in recoverable, persistent-memory-resident (PMEM-resident) data structures is growing as availability of Intel Optane Data Center Persistent Memory increases. An interesting use case for in-memory, recoverable ...
    • Scalable Surfaces for Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting and Wireless Power Transfer 

      Erkmen, Faruk (University of Waterloo, 2019-10-31)
      The idea of collecting electromagnetic (EM) energy and converting it into various forms of useful power dates back to the early 20th century. Nikola Tesla's wireless power transfer experiments demonstrated the concept ...
    • Scalable Synthesis of Less-Toxic Colloidal Copper Indium Sulfide Quantum Dots and Application to Optoelectronic Device Architectures 

      Zheng, Yaxin (University of Waterloo, 2021-04-15)
      The consequences of mankind’s extravagant energy consumption has loomed over humanity for much of the twenty-first century. As societies realize the increasing urgency of transitioning to renewable energy sources, solar ...
    • Scalable Topic Detection Approaches fromTwitter Streams 

      Ibrahim, Rania (University of Waterloo, 2016-04-29)
      Real time topic detection in Twitter streams is an important task that helps discovering natural disasters in a real time from users’ posts and helps political parties and companies understand users’ opinions and needs. ...
    • A Scalable, Secure, and Energy-Efficient Image Representation for Wireless Systems 

      Woo, Tim (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      The recent growth in wireless communications presents a new challenge to multimedia communications. Digital image transmission is a very common form of multimedia communication. Due to limited bandwidth and broadcast ...
    • Scaling Laws for Vehicular Networks 

      Lu, Ning (University of Waterloo, 2015-01-29)
      Equipping automobiles with wireless communications and networking capabilities is becoming the frontier in the evolution to the next generation intelligent transportation systems (ITS). By means of vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) ...
    • Scaling Permissioned Blockchains via Sharding 

      MAO, CHUNYU (University of Waterloo, 2023-01-25)
      Traditional distributed systems, such as those used in banking and real estate, require a trusted third party to operate and maintain them, which is highly dependent on the reliability of the operator. Since Bitcoin was ...
    • Scenario Modeling and Execution for Simulation Testing of Automated-Driving Systems 

      Barbosa de Queiroz, Rodrigo (University of Waterloo, 2022-09-28)
      Automated Driving Systems (ADS) have the potential to significantly impact the future of ground mobility. However, safety assurance is still a major obstacle. Field testing alone is impractical and simulation is required ...
    • Scene Representations for Generalizable Novel View Synthesis 

      Abdelkareem, Youssef (University of Waterloo, 2023-04-04)
      Novel view synthesis involves generating novel views of a scene when seen from different viewpoints. It offers numerous applications in computer vision domains such as telepresence, virtual reality, re-cinematography, etc. ...
    • Scheduling in a Multi-Sector Wireless Cell 

      Lin, Chao-Wen (University of Waterloo, 2009-10-29)
      In this thesis, we propose a scheduling problem for the downlink of a single cell system with multiple sectors. We formulate an optimization problem based on a generalized round robin scheme that aims at minimizing the ...
    • Scheduling in Large Scale MIMO Downlink Systems 

      Bayesteh, Alireza (University of Waterloo, 2008-04-16)
      This dissertation deals with the problem of scheduling in wireless MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple-Output) downlink systems. The focus is on the large-scale systems when the number of subscribers is large. In part one, ...


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