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    • Cooperative Spectrum Sharing in Cognitive Radio Networking 

      Tang, Yujie (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-21)
      Driven by the massive growth in communications data traffic as well as flourishing users' demands, we need to fully utilize the existing scarce spectrum resource. However, there have been several studies and reports over ...
    • Cooperative Techniques for Next Generation HF Communication Systems 

      Heidarpour, Mohammad Reza (University of Waterloo, 2013-05-23)
      The high frequency (HF) band lies within 2-30 MHz of the electromagnetic spectrum. For decades, the HF band has been recognized as the primary means of long-range wireless communications. When satellite communication first ...
    • Coordinated Operation of Distributed Energy Resources in Renewables Based Microgrids under Uncertainties 

      Alharbi, Walied (University of Waterloo, 2014-01-23)
      In recent years, the share of renewable energy sources (RESs) has been increasing in the electricity generation mix with a mandate to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that are released from burning fossil fuels. Indeed, a ...
    • Coordinated path following of unicycles : A nested invariant sets approach 

      Doosthoseini, Alireza; Nielsen, Christopher (Elsevier, 2015)
      We formulate a coordinated path following problem for N unicycle mobile robots as an instance of a nested set stabilization problem. Stabilization of the first set corresponds to driving the unicycles to their assigned ...
    • Coordinated path following: A nested invariant sets approach 

      Doosthoseini, Alireza (University of Waterloo, 2015-05-20)
      In this thesis we study a coordinated path following problem for multi-agent systems. Each agent is modelled by a smooth, nonlinear, autonomous, deterministic control-affine ordinary differential equation. Coordinated ...
    • Coordinated Volt/Var Control in Smart Distribution System with Distributed Generators 

      Fatima Binte, Zia (University of Waterloo, 2015-04-28)
      The high penetration level of Distributed Generation (DG) is one of the most attractive features of the smart grid aside from being automatic, modern, reliable and efficient. However, high penetration comes with more ...
    • Coordinated Voltage and Reactive Power Control for Renewable Dominant Smart Distribution Systems 

      Tahir, Monsef (University of Waterloo, 2019-12-06)
      Driven by their economic and environmental advantages, smart grids promote the deployment of active components, including renewable energy sources (RESs), energy storage systems (ESSs), and electric vehicles (EVs), for ...
    • Corrosion Study of Silver Nanowires 

      Deignan, Geoffrey (University of Waterloo, 2017-09-18)
      Indium tin oxide is a transparent conductive material that is widely used in electronic consumer products such as LCDs, LEDs, OLEDs, touch-screen devices, and diagnostic sensors. However, indium tin oxide is costly to ...
    • Cost Analysis of Query-Anonymity on the Internet of Things 

      Hayawi, Abdul Kadhim (University of Waterloo, 2017-10-06)
      A necessary function of the Internet of Things (IoT) is to sense the real-world from the fabric of everyday environments. Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are widely deployed as part of IoT for environmental sensing, ...
    • Cost and Benefit of Embedded Feature Annotation: A Case Study 

      Ji, Wenbin (University of Waterloo, 2014-09-19)
      In software industry, organizations often need to develop a set of similar software-intensive systems in order to satisfy different requirements of customers. In the literature, it has been traditionally recommended that ...
    • Cost-Based Automatic Recovery Policy in Data Centers 

      Luo, Yi (University of Waterloo, 2011-05-20)
      Today's data centers either provide critical applications to organizations or host computing clouds used by huge Internet populations. Their size and complex structure make management difficult, causing high operational ...
    • Cost-Sensitive Boosting for Classification of Imbalanced Data 

      Sun, Yanmin (University of Waterloo, 2007-05-11)
      The classification of data with imbalanced class distributions has posed a significant drawback in the performance attainable by most well-developed classification systems, which assume relatively balanced class ...
    • Coverage Path Planning for a Moving Vehicle 

      Gilhuly, Barry (University of Waterloo, 2020-04-21)
      A simple coverage plan called a Conformal Lawn Mower plan is demonstrated. This plan enables a UAV to fully cover the route ahead of a moving ground vehicle. The plan requires only limited knowledge of the ground vehicle's ...
    • Creating a Concurrent In-Memory B-Tree Optimized for NUMA Systems 

      McKenzie, Marlon (University of Waterloo, 2015-09-11)
      The size of main memory is becoming larger. With the number of Central Processing Unit (CPU) cores ever increasing in modern systems, with each of them being able to access memory, the organization of memory becomes more ...
    • Creating and shaping light at single photon level 

      Sarkar, Supratik (University of Waterloo, 2021-05-26)
      The ability to control light at the single photon level is essential for fully harnessing the power of quantum information theory, and precision measurements. In this thesis, we study two phenomena which can help us to ...
    • Creating Usage Models to Identify Misbehaving Applications on Mobile Devices 

      Jiang, Qiushi (University of Waterloo, 2019-08-16)
      Limited battery capacity is currently a major pain point for mobile users. The problem is made worse when poorly designed applications consume a significant amount of power in the background when they are not actively ...
    • Credit-Based User Authentication for Delay Tolerant Mobile Wireless Networks 

      Almotairi, Khaled Hatem (University of Waterloo, 2008-01-21)
      Wireless Internet has become increasingly popular due to anywhere anytime access feature. The Internet architecture was designed underlying the existing of the end-to-end path connection. The promise of wireless Internet ...
    • Crest Factor Reduction and Digital Predistortion of RF Power Amplifiers Driven by Carrier Aggregated Signals 

      Fehri, Bilel (University of Waterloo, 2015-09-24)
      Advanced modulation techniques and access technologies are enabling higher data-rate communication at the cost of stringent signal requirements affecting radio transceivers’ efficiency and cost. One of the major problems ...
    • Cross Dynamic Range And Cross Resolution Objective Image Quality Assessment With Applications 

      Yeganeh, Hojatollah (University of Waterloo, 2014-08-21)
      In recent years, image and video signals have become an indispensable part of human life. There has been an increasing demand for high quality image and video products and services. To monitor, maintain and enhance image ...
    • Cross-layer Optimization in Wireless Multihop Networks 

      Shabdanov, Samat (University of Waterloo, 2012-12-18)
      In order to meet the increasing demand for higher data rates, next generation wireless networks must incorporate additional functionalities to enhance network throughput. Multihop networks are considered as a promising ...


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