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    • Continual Learning and Forgetting in Deep Learning Models 

      El Khatib, Alaa (University of Waterloo, 2020-12-14)
      Continual learning is a framework of learning in which we aim to move beyond the limitations of standard isolated optimization of deep learning models toward a more intelligent setting, where models or agents are able to ...
    • Control and Interfacing of Three Phase Grid Connected Photovoltaic Systems 

      Khalifa, Ahmed Said (University of Waterloo, 2011-01-10)
      Solar power is considered a very promising source for electric power generation. The abundance of sunlight over a large area of the earth surface gives rise to several applications of photovoltaic systems. Electricity can ...
    • Control Loop Interactions and Their Mitigation Schemes in VSC-HVDC Systems 

      Ahmadloo, Fatemeh (University of Waterloo, 2023-01-23)
      In line with two goals of the United Nations, i.e., providing affordable and clean energy as well as combating climate change, various converter-interfaced renewable energy sources (RESs) are being integrated into the power ...
    • Control of Voltage Source Converter Based Multi Terminal DC and Hybrid AC/DC Systems 

      Kirakosyan, Aram (University of Waterloo, 2020-11-20)
      The journey of power systems started with the development of the dc technology pioneered by Thomas Edison in the late 19th century. Meanwhile, Nicola Tesla led the investigation of ac technology, which soon surmounted the ...
    • Controlling Photon Emission from Nitrogen Vacancy Centers in Diamond 

      Rajagopal Muthu, Vinodh Raj (University of Waterloo, 2021-04-16)
      In this thesis we investigate two domains of control over the photonic emission from NV centers. In the first part of the thesis, which focuses on emission control in the spatial domain, we will be exploring the design of ...
    • Convex Optimization and Utility Theory: New Trends in VLSI Circuit Layout 

      Etawil, Hussein A. Y. (University of Waterloo, 1999)
      The design of modern integrated circuits is overwhelmingly complicated due to the enormous number of cells in a typical modern circuit. To deal with this difficulty, the design procedure is broken down into a set of ...
    • Convex Optimization, Stochastic Approximation, and Optimal Contract Management in Real-time Bidding 

      Kinnear, Ryan J. (University of Waterloo, 2022-06-02)
      This thesis studies problems at the intersection of monotone and convex optimization, auction theory, and electronic commerce. Convex optimization and the theory of stochastic approximation serve as the basic practical ...
    • Cooperative Autonomous Vehicle Speed Optimization near Signalized Intersections 

      Faraj, Mahmoud S (University of Waterloo, 2018-12-12)
      Road congestion in urban environments, especially near signalized intersections, has been a major cause of significant fuel and time waste. Various solutions have been proposed to solve the problem of increasing idling ...
    • Cooperative Based Software Clustering on Dependency Graphs 

      Ibrahim, Ahmed Fakhri (University of Waterloo, 2014-06-20)
      The organization of software systems into subsystems is usually based on the constructs of packages or modules and has a major impact on the maintainability of the software. However, during software evolution, the ...
    • Cooperative Clustering Model and Its Applications 

      Kashef, Rasha (University of Waterloo, 2008-09-24)
      Data clustering plays an important role in many disciplines, including data mining, machine learning, bioinformatics, pattern recognition, and other fields, where there is a need to learn the inherent grouping structure ...
    • Cooperative Communication over Underwater Acoustic Channels 

      Aldharrab, Suhail Ibrahim (University of Waterloo, 2013-06-18)
      As diverse and data-heavy underwater applications emerge, demanding requirements are further imposed on underwater wireless communication systems. Future underwater wireless communication networks might consist of both ...
    • Cooperative Diversity and Partner Selection in Wireless Networks 

      Veluppillai, Mahinthan (University of Waterloo, 2007-09-18)
      Next generation wireless communication systems are expected to provide a variety of services including voice, data and video. The rapidly growing demand for these services needs high data rate wireless communication ...
    • Cooperative Diversity for Fading Channels in the Presence of Impulsive Noise 

      Aldharrab, Suhail Ibrahim (University of Waterloo, 2008-12-22)
      Although there already exists a rich literature on cooperative diversity, current results are mainly restricted to the conventional assumption of additive white Gaussian noise (AWGN). AWGN model realistically represents ...
    • Cooperative Diversity for Inter-Vehicular Communications 

      Hussain, Muhammad Jawwad (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-14)
      Recent technological advances and pervasiveness of wireless communication devices have offered novel and promising solutions to the road safety problem and on-the-go entertainment. One such solution is the Inter-Vehicular ...
    • Cooperative End-to-end Congestion Control in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks 

      Mohammadizadeh, Neda (University of Waterloo, 2013-09-03)
      Sharing the resources of multiple wireless networks with overlapped coverage areas has a potential of improving the transmission throughput. However, in the existing frameworks, the improvement cannot be achieved in ...
    • A Cooperative Game Theory Model for Bandwidth Allocation in Community Mesh Networks 

      Jiang, Miao (University of Waterloo, 2007-05-15)
      Multi-hop wireless network are promising techniques in the field of wireless communication. The dynamic topology of the network and the independent selfish participants of the network make it difficult to be modeled by ...
    • Cooperative Models of Particle Swarm Optimizers 

      El-Abd, Mohammed (University of Waterloo, 2008-09-04)
      Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) is one of the most effFective optimization tools, which emerged in the last decade. Although, the original aim was to simulate the behavior of a group of birds or a school of fish looking ...
    • Cooperative Power Sharing control in Multi-terminal VSC-HVDC 

      Alsiraji, Hasan (University of Waterloo, 2014-09-15)
      The Multi-terminal high voltage DC (MTDC) system is a viable solution for increasing an electrical power generation to interconnect renewable resources into an AC grid. Using a voltage source converter (VSC) allows independent ...
    • Cooperative Protocols for Relay and Interference Channels with Half-Duplex Constraint 

      Bagheri, Hossein (University of Waterloo, 2010-09-02)
      Enabling cooperation among nodes of a wireless network can significantly reduce the required transmit power as well as the induced intra-network interference. Due to the practical half-duplexity constraint of the cooperating ...
    • Cooperative Relaying and Resource Allocation in Future-Generation Cellular Networks 

      Zhang, Xiaoxia (University of Waterloo, 2015-10-15)
      Driven by the significant consumer demand for reliable and high data rate communications, the future-generation cellular systems are expected to employ cutting-edge techniques to improve the service provisioning at ...

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