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    • 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 ...
    • cROVER: Context-augmented Speech Recognizer based on Multi-Decoders' Output 

      Abida, Mohamed Kacem (University of Waterloo, 2011-09-28)
      The growing need for designing and implementing reliable voice-based human-machine interfaces has inspired intensive research work in the field of voice-enabled systems, and greater robustness and reliability are being ...
    • Cryogenic CMOS Compact Modeling for Cryo-Electronic Applications 

      Elgabra, Hazem (University of Waterloo, 2023-09-27)
      Quantum computing holds the promise of a monumental leap in computational power, enabling the resolution of previously insurmountable problems with astonishing speed compared to classical computers. Emerging computing ...
    • A CSMA/CA Based MAC Layer Solution for Inter-WBAN Interference and Starvation 

      Shao, Jianqiao (University of Waterloo, 2015-08-21)
      With the advancement in wireless communication technologies, E-healthcare system has been proposed to deal with the issues such as inefficiency, high cost, and degradations in service quality in traditional health-care ...
    • Curiosity-Based Learning Algorithm for Interactive Art Sculptures 

      Chan, Tsz Kiu (University of Waterloo, 2016-02-19)
      This thesis is part of the research activities of the Living Architecture System Group (LASG). Combining techniques in architecture, the arts, electronics, and software, LASG develops interactive art sculptures that engage ...

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