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    • 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, ...
    • Scheduling in omnidirectional relay wireless networks 

      Wang, Shuning (University of Waterloo, 2013-09-25)
      The capacity of multiuser wireless network, unclear for many years, has always been a hot research topic. Many different operation schemes and coding techniques have been proposed to enlarge the achievable rate region. And ...
    • Scheduling of Overload-Tolerant Computation and Multi-Mode Communication in Real-Time Systems 

      Azim, Akramul (University of Waterloo, 2014-12-10)
      Real-time tasks require sufficient resources to meet deadline constraints. A component should provision sufficient resources for its workloads consisting of tasks to meet their deadlines. Supply and demand bound functions ...
    • Scheduling Schemes using Connective Stability 

      Costa, Thilan (University of Waterloo, 2012-08-21)
      Large systems are often constructed using small subsystems which are connected. These interconnections can lead to complex behavior; for example, the entire system may become unstable even if each of the individual subsystems ...
    • Scratchpad Memory Management For Multicore Real-Time Embedded Systems 

      Wasly, Saud (University of Waterloo, 2018-08-10)
      Multicore systems will continue to spread in the domain of real-time embedded systems due to the increasing need for high-performance applications. This research discusses some of the challenges associated with employing ...
    • Secrecy Resilience of Authorization Policies and Its Application to Role Mining 

      GUO, QIANG (University of Waterloo, 2021-09-21)
      We propose and study a new property that we call secrecy resilience in the context of authorization policies that are used to secure information systems. An authorization policy expresses whether a principal (e.g., a user ...
    • Secure and Privacy-Preserving Vehicular Communications 

      Lin, Xiaodong (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-13)
      Road safety has been drawing increasing attention in the public, and has been subject to extensive efforts from both industry and academia in mitigating the impact of traffic accidents. Recent advances in wireless technology ...
    • Secure and Unclonable Integrated Circuits 

      Stangherlin, Kleber Hugo (University of Waterloo, 2022-09-26)
      Semiconductor manufacturing is increasingly reliant in offshore foundries, which has raised concerns with counterfeiting, piracy, and unauthorized overproduction by the contract foundry. The recent shortage of semiconductors ...


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