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    • Processing Exact Results for Queries over Data Streams 

      Chakraborty, Abhirup (University of Waterloo, 2010-03-11)
      In a growing number of information-processing applications, such as network-traffic monitoring, sensor networks, financial analysis, data mining for e-commerce, etc., data takes the form of continuous data streams rather ...
    • Progressive Lossless Image Compression Using Image Decomposition and Context Quantization 

      Zha, Hui (University of Waterloo, 2008-01-25)
      Lossless image compression has many applications, for example, in medical imaging, space photograph and film industry. In this thesis, we propose an efficient lossless image compression scheme for both binary images and ...
    • Prolonging Network Lifetime of Clustered Wireless Sensor Networks 

      Elaneizi, Muattaz (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-22)
      Wireless Sensor Networking is envisioned as an economically viable paradigm and a promising technology because of its ability to provide a variety of services, such as intrusion detection, weather monitoring, security, ...
    • Prostate Segmentation and Regions of Interest Detection in Transrectal Ultrasound Images 

      Awad, Joseph (University of Waterloo, 2007-09-21)
      The early detection of prostate cancer plays a significant role in the success of treatment and outcome. To detect prostate cancer, imaging modalities such as TransRectal UltraSound (TRUS) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging ...
    • Protection of Direct-Current Systems 

      Saleh, Khaled (University of Waterloo, 2017-10-30)
      The overwhelming advancement in power electronics converters throughout the past few decades is leading to an increasing interest in the integration of Direct-Current (DC) systems to the existing AC ones on the generation, ...
    • Protection of Renewable Energy Systems 

      Hooshyar, Ali (University of Waterloo, 2014-12-22)
      The recent progress in renewable energy (RE) technologies has led to the erection of RE power plants (REPPs) up to the order of several hundred megawatts. Unlike their predecessors, which generally appeared in the form of ...
    • The Protection of Transmission Lines Connected to DFIG-Based WTGs 

      Zhang, Xiaoyou (University of Waterloo, 2021-08-25)
      Recently, many countries have proposed various plans to address the issue of climate change, and increasing the capacity of renewables is one of the major common components of such plans. The uncertainty and variability ...
    • Protection of Transmission Lines Connected to IG-Based Wind Farms 

      Zare, Javad (University of Waterloo, 2020-05-29)
      Over the last few decades, renewable energy sources have been attracting great attention due to the increased cost, limited reserves, and the adverse environmental impact of fossil fuels. Among them, wind energy is one of ...
    • Protocol for Usability Testing and Validation of the ISO Draft International Standard 19223 for Lung Ventilators 

      Minotra, Dev; Dain, Steven; Burns, Catherine M (JMIR, 2017-09)
      Background: Clinicians, such as respiratory therapists and physicians, are often required to set up pieces of medical equipment that use inconsistent terminology. Current lung ventilator terminology that is used by different ...
    • Providing Context in WS-BPEL Processes 

      George, Allen Ajit (University of Waterloo, 2008-09-24)
      Business processes are increasingly used by organizations to automate their activities. Written in languages like WS-BPEL, they allow an institution to describe precisely its internal operations. As the pace of change ...
    • Provision Quality-of-Service Controlled Content Distribution in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks 

      Luan, Hao (University of Waterloo, 2012-08-30)
      By equipping vehicles with the on-board wireless facility, the newly emerged vehicular networking targets to provision the broadband serves to vehicles. As such, a variety of novel and exciting applications can be provided ...
    • PtSe2 and HfSe2: New Transition Metal Dischalcogenides for Switching Device Applications 

      AlMutairi, AbdulAziz (University of Waterloo, 2018-08-03)
      Recently, silicon-based complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) technology has been struggling in keeping the continuous improvement predicted by Moore’s Law. Hence, significant efforts have been made to find ...
    • PtSe2 Field-Effect Transistors: New Opportunities for Electronic Devices 

      AlMutairi, AbdulAziz; Yin, Demin; Yoon, Youngki (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2017-11-15)
      PtSe2, a new family of transition metal dichalcogenides, has been explored for electronic device applications using density functional theory (DFT) and non-equilibrium Green’s function (NEGF) within the third nearest ...
    • Public Transportation Electrification with the Support of Mobile Energy Storage 

      Hanna, Maria (University of Waterloo, 2023-05-24)
      In recent decades, fossil fuels and carbon emissions reduction have become an increasingly popular global phenomenon; therefore, a number of governments worldwide have allocated substantial funds to transportation ...
    • A Pursuit Evasion Game Approach to Obstacle Avoidance 

      Wang, Yi Feng (University of Waterloo, 2021-08-27)
      We propose an event triggered obstacle avoidance control scheme that guarantees the safety of a mobile robot in a material transport task at a warehouse. This collision avoidance strategy is based on a pursuer static ...
    • Push-Pull Based High Efficiency and High Power Broadband Power Amplifiers for Wireless Base Stations 

      Jundi, Ayman (University of Waterloo, 2019-03-11)
      The monthly data throughput by 2021 is forecasted to be ten times that of December 2015. As a result of the on going dramatic increase in demand, service providers are assigned new frequency bands to accommodate more ...
    • QoS Routing in Wireless Mesh Networks 

      Abdelkader, Tamer Ahmed Mostafa Mohammed (University of Waterloo, 2008-01-28)
      Wireless Mesh Networking is envisioned as an economically viable paradigm and a promising technology in providing wireless broadband services. The wireless mesh backbone consists of fixed mesh routers that interconnect ...
    • QoS Scheduling in IEEE 802.16 Broadband Wireless Access Networks 

      Hou, Fen (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-14)
      With the exploding increase of mobile users and the release of new wireless applications, the high bandwidth requirement has been taking as a main concern for the design and development of the wireless techniques. There ...
    • QoS Support for Voice Packet Transmission over Cognitive Radio Networks 

      Ali, Khaled (University of Waterloo, 2010-07-27)
      Cognitive Radio Networks (CRNs) provide a solution for the spectrum scarcity problem facing the wireless communications community. However, due to the infancy of CRNs, further research is needed before we can truly benefit ...
    • QoS-aware Mobile Web Services Discovery Using Utility Functions 

      Chan, Edwin (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-20)
      Existing QoS-aware Web Services discovery architectures tend to focus solely on fulfilling the requirements of either the client or the provider. However, the interests of the provider and client are not equivalent. The ...


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