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    • Adaptive Learning Algorithms for Non-stationary Data 

      Miao, Yun-Qian (University of Waterloo, 2015-04-22)
      With the wide availability of large amounts of data and acute need for extracting useful information from such data, intelligent data analysis has attracted great attention and contributed to solving many practical tasks, ...
    • Adaptive Medium Access Control for Internet-of-Things Enabled Mobile Ad Hoc Networks 

      Ye, Qiang (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-27)
      An Internet-of-Things (IoT) enabled mobile ad hoc network (MANET) is a self organized distributed wireless network, in which nodes can randomly move making the network traffic load vary with time. A medium access control ...
    • Adaptive Monitoring of Complex Software Systems using Management Metrics 

      Munawar, Mohammad Ahmad (University of Waterloo, 2009-10-02)
      Software systems supporting networked, transaction-oriented services are large and complex; they comprise a multitude of inter-dependent layers and components, and they implement many dynamic optimization mechanisms. ...
    • Adaptive OFDM Cooperative Systems 

      Amin, Osama Mohammed Hussein (University of Waterloo, 2010-12-08)
      Cooperative communication is a promising technique for wireless communication systems where wireless nodes cooperate together in transmitting their information. Such communication transmission technique, which realizes the ...
    • Adaptive Path Following for an Underactuated Nonholonomic Mobile Manipulator 

      Barrera Perez, Orlando Jair (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-17)
      We investigate an adaptive path following problem for an underactuated nonholonomic mobile manipulator system and closed planar curves. As opposed to adapting to uncertain or unknown dynamics in the plant, we apply an ...
    • Adaptive Power Amplifiers for Modern Communication Systems with Diverse Operating Conditions 

      Mahmoud Mohamed, Ahmed (University of Waterloo, 2013-11-26)
      In this thesis, novel designs for adaptive power amplifiers, capable of maintaining excellent performance at dissimilar signal parameters, are presented. These designs result in electronically reconfigurable, single-ended ...
    • Adaptive Power Control for Energy Harvesting Communication Systems 

      Masoud, Badiei Khuzani (University of Waterloo, 2013-12-06)
      Sustaining energy requirement for wireless devices is the main barrier in building autonomous communication systems and service-free networks. Specifically, in large-scale networks where normally wired energy infrastructures ...
    • Adaptive Streaming: From Bitrate Maximization to Rate-Distortion Optimization 

      Duanmu, Zhengfang (University of Waterloo, 2021-09-30)
      The fundamental conflict between the increasing consumer demand for better Quality-of-Experience (QoE) and the limited supply of network resources has become significant challenges to modern video delivery systems. Stat ...
    • An Adaptive Teachable Robot For Encouraging Teamwork 

      Baghaei Ravari, Parastoo (University of Waterloo, 2021-01-26)
      Social robots used in education can take different roles, including tutor robots and peer robots. Peer robots (also called teachable robots) take the role of a novice in a teaching interaction while the students take the ...
    • Adaptive Vertical Handoff for Integrated UMTS and WLAN Networks 

      Bai, Liping (University of Waterloo, 2007-10-26)
      Next-generation wireless networks have been envisioned to be an integration of heterogeneous wireless access networks such as UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunication Networks) and the IEEE 802.11 based WLAN (Wireless ...
    • Adaptive Weighted Scheduling in Cognitive Radio Networks 

      Wang, Feng (University of Waterloo, 2009-05-22)
      A problem in modern wireless communications is the scarcity of electromagnetic radio spectrum. The traditional fixed spectrum assignment strategy results in spectrum crowding on most frequency bands. Due to limited ...
    • Addressing the RRAM Reliability and Radiation Soft-Errors in the Memory Systems 

      Abdelwahed, Amr (University of Waterloo, 2018-04-11)
      With the continuous and aggressive technology scaling, the design of memory systems becomes very challenging. The desire to have high-capacity, reliable, and energy efficient memory arrays is rising rapidly. However, from ...
    • Advanced Interior Point Formulation for the Global Routing Problem 

      Wong, David C. (University of Waterloo, 2009-05-08)
      As the circuit size increases in modern electronics, the design process becomes more complicated. Even though the hardware design process is divided into multiple phases, many of the divided problems are still extremely ...
    • Advanced MEMS Microprobes for Neural Stimulation and Recording 

      Akhavan Fomani, Arash (University of Waterloo, 2011-04-28)
      The in-vivo observation of the neural activities generated by a large number of closely located neurons is believed to be crucial for understanding the nervous system. Moreover, the functional electrical stimulation of the ...
    • Advanced Nanoelectromechanical Systems for Next Generation Energy Harvesting 

      Mahmud, Alam (University of Waterloo, 2018-11-15)
      The ever-increasing desire to produce portable, mobile and self-powered wireless micro-/nano systems (MNSs) with extended lifetimes has lead to the significant advancement in the area of mechanical energy harvesting over ...
    • Advancements in Current-Sourced Inverter Methodologies for use in Small-Scale Power Generation 

      Stretch, Nathan (University of Waterloo, 2007-06-25)
      As the costs of large-scale power generation and transmission rise, distributed generation is becoming a prevalent alternative used by a growing number of both residences and businesses. Distributed generation systems ...
    • Advances in Fuel Cell Vehicle Design 

      Bauman, Jennifer (University of Waterloo, 2008-04-16)
      Factors such as global warming, dwindling fossil fuel reserves, and energy security concerns combine to indicate that a replacement for the internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle is needed. Fuel cell vehicles have the ...
    • Affective Speech Recognition 

      Fewzee Youssefi, Seyyed Pouria (University of Waterloo, 2015-01-19)
      Speech, as a medium of interaction, carries two different streams of information. Whereas one stream carries explicit messages, the other one contains implicit information about speakers themselves. Affective speech ...
    • Affine Arithmetic Based Methods for Power Systems Analysis Considering Intermittent Sources of Power 

      Munoz Guerrero, Juan Carlos (University of Waterloo, 2014-01-22)
      Intermittent power sources such as wind and solar are increasingly penetrating electrical grids, mainly motivated by global warming concerns and government policies. These intermittent and non-dispatchable sources of power ...
    • Affine Arithmetic for Power and Optimal Power Flow Analyses in the Presence of Uncertainties 

      Vaccaro, Alfredo (University of Waterloo, 2015-05-01)
      Optimal power system operation requires intensive numerical analyses to study and im- prove system security and reliability. To address this issue, Power Flow (PF) and Optimal Power Flow (OPF) analyses are important tools, ...

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