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    • Validation and Parameter Estimation of a Behaviour-Modification Model 

      Parsotam, Nikesh (University of Waterloo, 2015-07-09)
      In this thesis, an attempt at validating and identifying parameters of a quantitative model of attitudes and behaviours is presented. The model, established in earlier work, describes the dynamics of a subject's attitude ...
    • (VANET IR-CAS): Utilizing IR Techniques in Building Context Aware Systems for VANET 

      Nassar, Lobna (University of Waterloo, 2015-12-18)
      Most of the available context aware dissemination systems for the Vehicular Ad hoc Network (VANET) are centralized systems with low level of user privacy and preciseness. In addition, the absence of common assessment models ...
    • Varactor-Based Tunable Planar Filters and Post-Fabrication Tuning of Microwave Filters 

      Rezazadeh Sereshkeh, Alborz (University of Waterloo, 2012-10-25)
      Post-fabrication tuning of filters is usually realized by adding number of elements for tuning the frequency and/or controlling the couplings between the resonators. The task of these tuning elements is to control resonators ...
    • Variability-Aware Design of Static Random Access Memory Bit-Cell 

      Gupta, Vasudha (University of Waterloo, 2008-07-03)
      The increasing integration of functional blocks in today's integrated circuit designs necessitates a large embedded memory for data manipulation and storage. The most often used embedded memory is the Static Random Access ...
    • Variability-Aware Design of Subthreshold Devices 

      Jaramillo Ramirez, Rodrigo (University of Waterloo, 2007-08-10)
      Over the last 10 years, digital subthreshold logic circuits have been developed for applications in the ultra-low power design domain, where performance is not the priority. Recently, devices optimized for subthreshold ...
    • Variable Splitting as a Key to Efficient Image Reconstruction 

      Dolui, Sudipto (University of Waterloo, 2012-09-25)
      The problem of reconstruction of digital images from their degraded measurements has always been a problem of central importance in numerous applications of imaging sciences. In real life, acquired imaging data is typically ...
    • Verification of Pipelined Ciphers 

      Lam, Chiu Hong (University of Waterloo, 2009-01-29)
      The purpose of this thesis is to explore the formal verification technique of completion functions and equivalence checking by verifying two pipelined cryptographic circuits, KASUMI and WG ciphers. Most of current methods ...
    • Versatile Deep Learning Forecasting Application with Metamorphic Quality Assurance 

      Mahmoud, Islam (University of Waterloo, 2023-08-23)
      Accurate estimates of fresh produce (FP) yields and prices are crucial for having fair bidding prices by retailers along with informed asking prices by farmers, leading to the best prices for customers. To have accurate ...
    • Vertical Handoff between 802.11 and 802.16 Wireless Access Networks 

      Zhang, Yongqiang (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-22)
      Heterogeneous wireless networks will be dominant in the next-generation wireless networks with the integration of various wireless access networks. Wireless mesh networks will become to a key technology as an economically ...
    • Vertical Semiconductor Nanowires: Engineering Light at Nanoscale 

      Dhindsa, Navneet (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-01)
      Vertical semiconductor nanowires have gained considerable attention in the last decade for their attractive optical and electronic properties. Their high surface to volume ratio and their ability to confine charge carriers ...
    • Vertical Thin Film Transistors for Large Area Electronics 

      Moradi, Maryam (University of Waterloo, 2008-08-29)
      The prospect of producing nanometer channel-length thin film transistors (TFTs) for active matrix addressed pixelated arrays opens up new high-performance applications in which the most amenable device topology is the ...
    • Video Quality Assessment: Exploring the Impact of Frame Rate 

      Mohammadi Nasiri, Rasoul (University of Waterloo, 2019-05-01)
      Technology advancements in the past decades has led to an immense increase in data traffic over various networks. Videos constitute a major percentage of this traffic and their share is projected to increase at an accelerating ...
    • Video See-Through Augmented Reality Application on a Mobile Computing Platform Using Position Based Visual POSE Estimation 

      Fischer, Daniel (University of Waterloo, 2013-08-28)
      A technique for real time object tracking in a mobile computing environment and its application to video see-through Augmented Reality (AR) has been designed, verified through simulation, and implemented and validated on ...
    • Video-Based Object Detection in Security Monitoring System 

      Li, Chao (University of Waterloo, 2022-09-28)
      Object detection technology has been widely used in many real world applications. With the development of the deep learning method, the accuracy and speed of object de tection method have been improved significantly, ...
    • Virtual Assistant Design for Water Systems Operation 

      Mohamed, Yousra (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-23)
      Water management systems such as wastewater treatment plants and water distributions systems are big systems which include a multitude of variables and performance indicators that drive the decision making process for ...
    • Virtual Machine-Assisted Collaborative Junk Object Detection 

      Ma, Ming (University of Waterloo, 2014-08-18)
      Memory leak is unrecoverable software bug that causes performance degradation and re- liability issues to software applications. Although memory management systems exist in modern Object Oriented Language to reclaim unused ...
    • Vision Augmented State Estimation with Fault Tolerance 

      Chandail, Rahul (University of Waterloo, 2018-05-15)
      Obtaining accurate and reliable measurement data is really crucial for any vehicle system, especially if the system deals with maintaining safe operations of the vehicle. Conventional direct methods of obtaining such ...
    • Visual Attention for Robotic Cognition: A Biologically Inspired Probabilistic Architecture 

      Begum, Momotaz (University of Waterloo, 2010-06-18)
      The human being, the most magnificent autonomous entity in the universe, frequently takes the decision of `what to look at' in their day-to-day life without even realizing the complexities of the underlying process. When ...
    • Visual Attention-based Small Screen Adaptation for H.264 Videos 

      Mukherjee, Abir (University of Waterloo, 2008-08-29)
      We develop a framework that uses visual attention analysis combined with temporal coherence to detect the attended region from a H.264 video bitstream, and display it on a small screen. A visual attention module based ...
    • Visual Content Characterization Based on Encoding Rate-Distortion Analysis 

      Li, Zhuoran (University of Waterloo, 2023-02-27)
      Visual content characterization is a fundamentally important but under exploited step in dataset construction, which is essential in solving many image processing and computer vision problems. In the era of machine learning, ...


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