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    • Towards Microfluidic Design Automation 

      Khan, Asif (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-25)
      Microfluidic chips, lab-on-a-chip devices that have channels transporting liquids instead of wires carrying electrons, have attracted considerable attention recently from the bio-medical industry because of their application ...
    • Towards Next Generation Bug Tracking Systems 

      Velly Lotufo, Rafael (University of Waterloo, 2013-06-19)
      Although bug tracking systems are fundamental to support virtually any software development process, they are currently suboptimal to support the needs and complexities of large communities. This dissertation first presents ...
    • Towards Optical Excitation of Liquid-Dispersed Carbon Nanotubes inside Hollow-Core Photonic Bandgap Fiber 

      Houk, Anna Maria (University of Waterloo, 2022-09-28)
      This thesis is a study of the excitation of liquid-suspended carbon nanotubes (CNTs) confined in an optical waveguide. Desirable optical properties such as narrow emission and excitation bandwidths, as well as wide ...
    • Towards principled design of cancer nanomedicine to accelerate clinical translation 

      Souri, Mohammad; Soltani, M.; Kashkooli, Farshad Moradi; Shahvandi, Mohammad Kiani; Chiani, Mohsen; Shariati, Fatemeh Sadat; Mehrabi, Mohammad Reza; Munn, Lance L. (Elsevier, 2022-01)
      Nanotechnology in medical applications, especially in oncology as drug delivery systems, has recently shown promising results. However, although these advances have been promising in the pre-clinical stages, the clinical ...
    • Towards Scalable Electronic Devices with Sorted Carbon Nanotube Thin-Films 

      Yang, HeeBong (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-07)
      The year 2021 is the 30th anniversary of carbon nanotube (CNT) discovery in 1991 by Sumio Iijima. CNTs, a cylindrical hollow shape, exhibit fascinating electrical and optical properties. CNTs have been at the heart of ...
    • Towards Synthetic Dataset Generation for Semantic Segmentation Networks 

      Khan, Samin (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-23)
      Recent work in semantic segmentation research for autonomous vehicles has shifted towards multimodal techniques. The driving factor behind this is a lack of reliable and ample ground truth annotation data of real-world ...
    • Towards the Automation of Scalable Carbon Nanotube Sorting via Aqueous Two-Phase Extraction 

      Robitaille, Marcel (University of Waterloo, 2022-09-29)
      Carbon nanotubes are an exciting quantum material with numerous interesting and unique properties. Notable electric properties are their variable band-gap and metallic and semi- conducting variants. Carbon nanotubes are ...
    • Towards using BPM Patterns in Requirements Elicitation 

      AbdElKader, Mohamed AbdElRazik Mansour (University of Waterloo, 2011-05-02)
      In an increasingly changing environment, different organizations are trying to improve their agility and efficiency by improving their business processes; thus, business process management has been gaining momentum for the ...
    • Tracerory - Dynamic Tracematches and Unread Memory Detection for C/C++ 

      Eyolfson, Jonathan (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-31)
      Dynamic binary translation allows us to analyze a program during execution without the need for a compiler or the program's source code. In this work, we present two applications of dynamic binary translation: tracematches ...
    • Tracking Vehicular Motion-Position Using V2V Communication 

      Chen, Zheng (University of Waterloo, 2010-08-31)
      This thesis presents the formulation and validation of tracking algorithms for vehicular motion for use in active collision prevention in V2V communications. The main objective is to estimate position and velocity of a ...
    • Training Gaussian Process Regression Models Using Optimized Trajectories 

      Wiratunga, Sheran Christopher Lalith (University of Waterloo, 2014-10-02)
      Quadrotor helicopters and robot manipulators are used widely for both research and industrial applications. Both quadrotors and manipulators are difficult to model. Quadrotors have complex dynamic models, especially at ...
    • Transformer health assessment and techno-economic end of life evaluation 

      Abu Elanien, Ahmed Elsayed Bayoumy (University of Waterloo, 2011-06-14)
      Electrical power systems play a key role in production and services in both the industrial and commercial sectors and significantly affect the private lives of citizens. A major asset of any power delivery system is the ...
    • Transmission Protocol for Video-on-Demand Streaming in 5G Core Networks 

      Yan, Si (University of Waterloo, 2020-06-16)
      The fifth generation (5G) networks are expected to accommodate various applications with diversified quality-of-service (QoS) requirements. To this end, some new technologies are employed in 5G networks such as software-de ...
    • Transmission Strategies for the Gaussian Parallel Relay Channel 

      Changiz Rezaei, Seyed Saeed (University of Waterloo, 2010-12-07)
      Cooperative wireless communication has received significant attention during recent years due to several reasons. First, since the received power decreases rapidly with distance, the idea of multi-hopping is becoming of ...
    • Transparent Oxide Semiconductors: Fabrication, Properties, and Applications 

      Wang, Kai (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-14)
      Transparent oxide semiconductors (TOSs) are materials that exhibit electrical conduction and optical transparency. The traditional applications of these materials are transparent conducting oxides in flat-panel displays, ...
    • Transport and Decoherence Phenomena in Quantum Dots 

      Wang, Kai Xi (University of Waterloo, 2020-05-11)
      The problem of a few electronic level coupling to an environmental heat bath, such as in quantum dots (QDs), is well-known in modern quantum physics. These systems have been widely studied as they can dictate the dephasing ...
    • Transverse Feedback Linearization with Partial Information for Single-Input Systems 

      Nielsen, Christopher (SIAM, 2014-09-25)
      This paper is motivated by the problem of asymptotically stabilizing invariant sets in the state space of control systems by means of output feedback. The sets considered are smooth embedded in submanifolds and the class ...
    • Traveler Centric Trip Planning: A situation-Aware System 

      Amar, Haitham (University of Waterloo, 2012-04-27)
      Trip planning is a well cited problem for which various solutions have been reported in the literature. This problem has been typically addressed, to a large extent, as a shortest distance path planning problem. In some ...
    • Tremor in Parkinson's Disease: Loading and Trends in Tremor Characteristics 

      Rahimi, Fariborz (University of Waterloo, 2010-11-01)
      Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neuro-degenerative chronic disorder with cardinal signs of bradykinesia, resting tremor, rigidity, and postural abnormality/instability. Tremor, which is a manifestation of both normal and ...
    • Triple Pool Net: A novel robust Convolution neural network for image/content classification 

      Real, Shahriar (University of Waterloo, 2020-12-14)
      With the rise of artificial intelligence and machine learning, it is highly desired to find a more efficient neural network architecture for real-life applications. In this paper we propose a novel convolution neural network ...


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