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    • Bimodal Gate Oxide Breakdown in Sub-100 nm CMOS Technology 

      Rezaee, Leila (University of Waterloo, 2008-12-19)
      In the last three decades, the electronic industry has registered a tremendous progress. The continuous and aggressive downsizing of the transistor feature sizes (CMOS scaling) has been the main driver of the astonishing ...
    • Bit Serial Systolic Architectures for Multiplicative Inversion and Division over GF(2<sup>m</sup>) 

      Daneshbeh, Amir (University of Waterloo, 2005)
      Systolic architectures are capable of achieving high throughput by maximizing pipelining and by eliminating global data interconnects. Recursive algorithms with regular data flows are suitable for systolization. The ...
    • Bit-vector Support in Z3-str2 Solver and Automated Exploit Synthesis 

      Subramanian, Sanu (University of Waterloo, 2015-11-30)
      Improper string manipulations are an important cause of software defects, which make them a target for program analysis by hackers and developers alike. Symbolic execution based program analysis techniques that systematically ...
    • Blind Image Quality Assessment: Exploiting New Evaluation and Design Methodologies 

      Ma, Kede (University of Waterloo, 2017-10-12)
      The great content diversity of real-world digital images poses a grand challenge to automatically and accurately assess their perceptual quality in a timely manner. In this thesis, we focus on blind image quality assessment ...
    • Blind M-FSK Modulation in the ISI Channel 

      Karami, Mohammad (University of Waterloo, 2016-08-31)
      Channel estimation has received considerable attention over the years for its contribution to more reliable signal decoding. General wireless communication environment would cause multi-path fading for signals that propagate ...
    • Block co-polymer self-assembly 

      Alameer, Areej (University of Waterloo, 2017-07-26)
      Contemporary electronic industry heavily relies on its capability to fabricate electronic devices with small feature size. The race to fabricate higher number of electronic devices per area has faced critical miniaturization ...
    • Blockchain Based Election Architecture using XRPL 

      Ghosh, Arnab (University of Waterloo, 2021-08-24)
      The advent of blockchain technology in 2008 has inspired researchers to explore its applications in various fields including health, inventory management and voting. Governments around the world have been looking for secure ...
    • Blockchain for Transparent Data Management Toward 6G 

      Shen, Xuemin (Sherman); Liu, Dongxiao; Huang, Cheng; Xue, Liang; Yin, Han; Zhuang, Weihua; Sun, Rob; Ying, Bidi (Elsevier, 2021-07)
      The wealth of user data acts as a fuel for network intelligence toward the sixth generation wireless networks (6G). Due to data heterogeneity and dynamics, decentralized data management (DM) is desirable for achieving ...
    • Bluenose II: Towards Faster Design and Verification of Pipelined Circuits 

      Chan, Ca Bol (University of Waterloo, 2008-08-29)
      The huge demand for electronic devices has driven semiconductor companies to create better products in terms of area, speed, power etc. and to deliver them to market faster. Delay to market can result in lost opportunities. ...
    • Bootstrapping Secure Multicast using Kerberized Multimedia Internet Keying 

      Woo, Jeffrey Lok Tin (University of Waterloo, 2012-04-24)
      We address bootstrapping secure multicast in enterprise and public-safety settings. Our work is motivated by the fact that secure multicast has important applications in such settings, and that the application setting ...
    • Bottom-Gate TFTs With Channel Layer Deposited by Pulsed PECVD 

      Grant, David James (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      Nanocrystalline silicon (nc-Si:H) is a promising material for Thin-Film Transistors (TFTs) offering potentially higher mobilities and improved stability over hydrogenated amorphous silicon (a-Si:H). The slow growth rate ...
    • Bounded Model Checking of Industrial Code 

      Priya, Siddharth (University of Waterloo, 2021-09-14)
      Abstract: Bounded Model Checking(BMC) is an effective and precise static analysis technique that reduces program verification to satisfiability (SAT) solving. However, with a few exceptions, BMC is not actively used in ...
    • Bounds and Approximations for Stochastic Fluid Networks 

      Haddad, Jean-Paul (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-12)
      The success of modern networked systems has led to an increased reliance and greater demand of their services. To ensure that the next generation of networks meet these demands, it is critical that the behaviour and ...
    • Brain Tumor Diagnosis Support System: A decision Fusion Framework 

      Shantta, Kalifa (University of Waterloo, 2022-01-21)
      An important factor in providing effective and efficient therapy for brain tumors is early and accurate detection, which can increase survival rates. Current image-based tumor detection and diagnosis techniques are heavily ...
    • Breast Cancer Detection Using Microwaves and Microwave-Thermography Techniques 

      Alsaedi, Dawood (University of Waterloo, 2021-11-16)
      The accelerated growth in Microwave Imaging (MWI) and Microwave Detection (MWD) is driven by microwave ability to penetrate materials that are considered opaque at a shorter wavelength. This elevates MWI potential to ...
    • Broadband Antireflection Coverglass for CubeSats 

      Liu, Yaoze (University of Waterloo, 2018-08-31)
      A CubeSat is a type of miniaturized and modular satellite designed for space research or technology demonstration. By filling the unused capacity of major launch vehicles, CubeSats significantly lower the cost of entry to ...
    • Broadband Doherty Power Amplifier using Symmetrical GaN Transistors 

      Wyrzykowska, Aneta (University of Waterloo, 2015-01-05)
      The wireless industry has seen a tremendous growth in its users over the last decade. This has led the industry to adapt a number of new standards allowing for better use of the scarce and often very fragmented frequency ...
    • Broadband Doherty Power Amplifiers with Enhanced Linearity for Emerging Radio Transmitters 

      Golestaneh, Hamed (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-22)
      The ever-increasing demand for utilizing wireless spectra has led to development of spectrally efficient radio systems. While these systems offer much higher data throughput, they employ more sophisticated modulation ...
    • Broadband Linearity-Enhanced Doherty Power Amplifier Design Techniques for 5G Sub-6 GHz Applications 

      Traore, Emile (University of Waterloo, 2021-08-27)
      The recently deployed fifth generation (5G) cellular networks represent a significant technological advancement over fourth generation (4G) networks. Specifically, new 5G frequency bands were allocated at sub-6 GHz and ...
    • Building Scalable and Consistent Distributed Databases Under Conflicts 

      Fan, Hua (University of Waterloo, 2018-04-12)
      Distributed databases, which rely on redundant and distributed storage across multiple servers, are able to provide mission-critical data management services at large scale. Parallelism is the key to the scalability of ...


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