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    • Fair and Efficient Resource Scheduling in Heterogeneous Multi-Agent Systems 

      Omidi, Mohammadhadi (University of Waterloo, 2024-02-22)
      The performance of machine-learning applications heavily relies on the choice of the underlying hardware architecture, encompassing factors such as computational power, scalability, memory, and storage capabilities. These ...
    • Fairness Notions on Hardware Resource Configuration 

      Vellora Vayalapra, Aravind (University of Waterloo, 2023-10-26)
      To meet performance and energy efficiency demand of modern workloads, specialized hardware accelerators implemented on FPGAs or ASICs have found adoption in modern servers and Systems-on-Chip (SoC). These hardware accelerators ...
    • Fast DC Fault Current Suppression and Fault Ride Through in Full-Bridge MMCs via Regulation of Submodule Capacitor Discharge 

      Sakib, Munif Nazmus (University of Waterloo, 2022-05-16)
      High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) is more cost-effective than High Voltage Alternating Current (HVAC) for transmitting power over long distances, and therefore is ideal for bulk power transfer from wind, solar, hydroelectric, ...
    • A Fast Hybrid Method for Analysis and Design of Photonic Structures 

      Rohani, Arash (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      This thesis presents a very efficient hybrid method for analysis and design of optical and passive photonic devices. The main focus is on unbounded wave structures. This class of photonic systems are in general very ...
    • Fast Intra-frame Coding Algorithm for HEVC Based on TCM and Machine Learning 

      Shan, Yi (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-27)
      High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) is the latest video coding standard. Compared with the previous standard H.264/AVC, it can reduce the bit-rate by around 50% while maintaining the same perceptual quality. This performance ...
    • Fast Methods for Millimeter-wave Dielectric Resonator and Antenna Analysis and Design 

      Chen, Huanyu (University of Waterloo, 2009-04-02)
      Ever-increasing interest in millimeter-wave and terahertz spectrum has prompted research and development of novel passive components working at these frequencies. Compared with the conventional planar components, non-planar ...
    • Fast Ray Tracing Techniques 

      Tsakok, John (University of Waterloo, 2008-09-02)
      In the past, ray tracing has been used widely in offline rendering applications since it provided the ability to better capture high quality secondary effects such as reflection, refraction and shadows. Such effects are ...
    • A Fast Sphere Decoding Algorithm for Rank Deficient MIMO Systems 

      Ahmed, Ahmed (University of Waterloo, 2007-09-26)
      The problem of rank deficient multiple input multiple out (MIMO) systems arises when the number of transmit antennas M is greater than number of receive antennas N or when the channel gains are strongly correlated. Most ...
    • Fault Current Management in Power Systems using Inverter Based Distributed Generators 

      Rajaei, Nazila (University of Waterloo, 2015-04-23)
      Distributed generator (DG) connection to power systems has attained special attention in recent years because it provides a number of operational and economic benefits for both utilities and customers. On the downside, the ...
    • Fault Detection and Restoration for Hybrid HVDC Systems 

      Du, Mohan (University of Waterloo, 2021-08-30)
      As a promising solution for connecting remote, asynchronous, and intermittent renewable energy resources with existing AC grids, high voltage direct current (HVDC) systems are being built in many countries around the world. ...
    • Fault Diagnosis in Enterprise Software Systems Using Discrete Monitoring Data 

      Reidemeister, Thomas (University of Waterloo, 2012-05-18)
      Success for many businesses depends on their information software systems. Keeping these systems operational is critical, as failure in these systems is costly. Such systems are in many cases sophisticated, distributed ...
    • Fault Driven Supervised Tie Breaking for Test Case Prioritization 

      kudva, vinit (University of Waterloo, 2018-10-26)
      Regression test suites are an excellent tool to validate the existing functionality of an application during the development process. However, they can be large and time consuming to execute, thus making them inefficient ...
    • Fault Tolerance of Stochastic Decoders for Error Correcting Codes 

      Hussein, Assem (University of Waterloo, 2017-05-17)
      Low-density Parity-check (LDPC) codes are very powerful linear error-correcting codes, first introduced by Gallager in 1963. They are now used in many communication standards due to their ability to achieve near Shannon-capacity ...
    • A Fault Tolerant Core for Parallel Execution of Ultra Reduced Instruction Set (URISC) and MIPS Instructions 

      Buchanan, Nathan Daniel Pozniak (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-13)
      Modern safety critical systems require the ability to detect and handle situations where an error has occurred. Efficient coding and protection schemes are widely used to protect the communication links and memories of ...
    • Fault Tolerant Cryptographic Primitives for Space Applications 

      Juliato, Marcio (University of Waterloo, 2011-04-28)
      Spacecrafts are extensively used by public and private sectors to support a variety of services. Considering the cost and the strategic importance of these spacecrafts, there has been an increasing demand to utilize strong ...
    • Feature Model Synthesis 

      She, Steven (University of Waterloo, 2013-09-03)
      Variability provides the ability to adapt and customize a software system's artifacts for a particular context or circumstance. Variability enables code reuse, but its mechanisms are often tangled within a software artifact ...
    • Feature Ranking for Text Classifiers 

      Makrehchi, Masoud (University of Waterloo, 2007-09-18)
      Feature selection based on feature ranking has received much attention by researchers in the field of text classification. The major reasons are their scalability, ease of use, and fast computation. %, However, compared ...
    • Feature selection and artifact removal in sleep stage classification 

      Hapuarachchi, Pasan (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      The use of Electroencephalograms (EEG) are essential to the analysis of sleep disorders in patients. With the use of electroencephalograms, electro-oculograms (EOG), and electromyograms (EMG), doctors and EEG technician ...
    • Feature selection and hierarchical classifier design with applications to human motion recognition 

      Freeman, Cecille (University of Waterloo, 2014-05-21)
      The performance of a classifier is affected by a number of factors including classifier type, the input features and the desired output. This thesis examines the impact of feature selection and classification problem ...
    • Feedback and Cooperation in Wireless Networks 

      Abdoli Hoseinabadi, Mohammad Javad (University of Waterloo, 2012-09-18)
      The demand for wireless data services has been dramatically growing over the last decade. This growth has been accompanied by a significant increase in the number of users sharing the same wireless medium, and as a result, ...


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