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    • Pedicle Screw Insertion Surgical Simulator 

      Du, Zhechen (University of Waterloo, 2018-02-16)
      Scoliosis is a sideway spinal deformity. If the curvature is measured to be more than 50 degrees, the patient can feel significant discomfort. In such cases, surgery is required to straighten the spine. Pedicle screw ...
    • Perception and Prediction in Multi-Agent Urban Traffic Scenarios for Autonomous Driving 

      Bhattacharyya, Prarthana (University of Waterloo, 2023-09-21)
      In multi-agent urban scenarios, autonomous vehicles navigate an intricate network of interactions with a variety of agents, necessitating advanced perception modeling and trajectory prediction. Research to improve perception ...
    • Perceptual Quality Assessment of High Dynamic Range & Wide Colour Gamut Images and Video 

      Costa, Thilan (University of Waterloo, 2021-06-15)
      While many successful algorithms have been proposed in the field of Image Quality Assessment (IQA) and Video Quality Assessment (VQA) through the years, High Dynamic Range (HDR) Wide Colour Gamut (WCG) technology and content ...
    • Perceptual Quality-of-Experience of Stereoscopic 3D Images and Videos 

      Wang, Jiheng (University of Waterloo, 2016-08-11)
      With the fast development of 3D acquisition, communication, processing and display technologies, automatic quality assessment of 3D images and videos has become ever important. Nevertheless, recent progress on 3D image ...
    • Perceptual Video Quality Assessment and Enhancement 

      Zeng, Kai (University of Waterloo, 2013-08-21)
      With the rapid development of network visual communication technologies, digital video has become ubiquitous and indispensable in our everyday lives. Video acquisition, communication, and processing systems introduce various ...
    • Performance Analysis of Distributed MAC Protocols for Wireless Networks 

      Ling, Xinhua (University of Waterloo, 2007-05-10)
      How to improve the radio resource utilization and provide better quality-of-service (QoS) is an everlasting challenge to the designers of wireless networks. As an indispensable element of the solution to the above task, ...
    • Performance Analysis of Drive-thru Internet Access 

      Xu, Wenchao (University of Waterloo, 2018-09-19)
      Drive-thru Internet is considered to be an important solution to provide Internet access for vehicles. By deploying cost-effective and high bandwidth roadside WiFi networks, a vehicle can upload/download considerable data ...
    • Performance Analysis of Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Systems 

      Omran, Walid (University of Waterloo, 2010-01-20)
      Solar energy is one of the most promising renewable resources that can be used to produce electric energy through photovoltaic process. A significant advantage of photovoltaic (PV) systems is the use of the abundant and ...
    • Performance Analysis of TCAMs in Switches 

      Tawakol, Abdel Maguid (University of Waterloo, 2012-04-26)
      The Catalyst 6500 is a modern commercial switch, capable of processing millions of packets per second through the utilization of specialized hardware. One of the main hardware components aiding the switch in performing its ...
    • Performance and Wearability of Electronic and Infrared Stealth Textiles 

      Xu, Tiancheng (University of Waterloo, 2023-09-28)
      The functionality of smart textiles continues to make progress, but its wearability is often not guaranteed at the same time. The rough and porous fabric surface, the added materials (eg. electronic materials) not possessing ...
    • Performance Comparison Between Variable and Fixed Signature Codes in DS-CDMA Systems 

      Tasbihi, Amir (University of Waterloo, 2016-08-30)
      In a CDMA or SCMA system, users can use a fixed signature for the whole transmission interval. But there is the possibility for two users to have highly correlated signatures. Hence, high interference exists in the system, ...
    • Performance Evaluation of Passive Cavitation Mapping for Estimating Ultrasound-Induced Cavitation Dose 

      Tran, Megan YanYan Banh (University of Waterloo, 2023-11-28)
      The development of targeted drug delivery technologies to increase the specificity and efficacy of cancer treatments and reduce the reliance on systemic chemotherapy drugs have long been areas of research. Recent advances ...
    • Performance Limit and Design Strategy of Black Phosphorus Field-Effect Transistors 

      Yin, Demin (University of Waterloo, 2016-08-17)
      Recently, a novel two-dimensional (2D) semiconductor of few-layer black phosphorus (BP) or phosphorene has been explored extensively for future electronic device applications. BP field-effect transistors (FETs) exhibited ...
    • Performance Limit Projection of Germanane Field-Effect Transistors 

      AlMutairi, AbdulAziz; Zhao, Yiju; Yin, Demin; Yoon, Youngki (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017-03-13)
      Here we explore the performance limit of monolayer germanane (GeH) field-effect transistors (FETs). We first plotted an electronic band structure of GeH using density functional theory (DFT) and then tight-binding parameters ...
    • Performance Limits of Microwave and Dual Microwave/Millimeter Wave Band Networks 

      Majhi, Subhajit (University of Waterloo, 2019-12-11)
      Traditionally, wireless networks communicate over the conventional microwave band (sub-6 GHz) as it supports reliable communication over a large geographic area. The ever increasing demand for bandwidth to support the ...
    • Performance Modeling, Design and Analysis of Transport Mechanisms in Integrated Heterogeneous Wireless Networks 

      Rutagemwa, Humphrey (University of Waterloo, 2007-04-25)
      Recently, wireless access to Internet applications and services has attracted a lot of attention. However, there is no single wireless network that can meet all mobile users’ requirements. Con-sequently, integrated ...
    • Performance of IR Models on Duplicate Bug Report Detection: A Comparative Study 

      Kaushik, Nilam (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-06)
      Open source projects incorporate bug triagers to help with the task of bug report assignment to developers. One of the tasks of a triager is to identify whether an incoming bug report is a duplicate of a pre-existing ...
    • Performance of Massive MIMO with Interference Decoding 

      Shahrbaf Motlagh, Meysam (University of Waterloo, 2021-08-06)
      In a massive MIMO system, base stations (BS) utilize a large number of antennas to simultaneously serve several (single or multi-antenna) users at once, where the number of BS antennas is normally assumed to be significantly ...
    • Performance of Multi-antenna Wireless Systems with Channel Estimation Error 

      Jamal, Nadia (University of Waterloo, 2015-04-14)
      Wireless services and applications have become extremely popular and widely employed over the past decades. This, in turn, has led to a dramatic increase in the number of wireless users who demand reliable services with ...
    • Performance Prediction Upon Toolchain Migration in Model-Based Software 

      Ketata, Mohamed Aymen (University of Waterloo, 2015-09-29)
      Changing the development environment can have severe impacts on the system behavior such as the execution-time performance. Since it can be costly to migrate a software application, engineers would like to predict the ...


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