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    • 2D Digital Filter Implementation on a FPGA 

      Tsuei, Danny Teng-Hsiang (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-31)
      The use of two dimensional (2D) digital filters for real-time 2D data processing has found important practical applications in many areas, such as aerial surveillance, satellite imaging and pattern recognition. In the ...
    • 60 Watts Broadband Push Pull RF Power Amplifier Using LTCC Technology 

      Jundi, Ayman (University of Waterloo, 2013-09-27)
      The continuous increase in wireless usage forces an immense pressure on wireless communication in terms of increased demand and spectrum scarcity. Service providers for communication services had no choice but to allocate ...
    • a-Si:H-Silicon Hybrid Low Energy X-ray Detector 

      Shin, Kyung-Wook (University of Waterloo, 2014-09-15)
      Low energy X-ray (< 20 keV) detection is a key technological requirement in applications such as protein crystallography or diffraction imaging. Silicon based optical cameras based on CCDs or CMOS imaging chips coupled to ...
    • Accelerating Mixed-Abstraction SystemC Models on Multi-Core CPUs and GPUs 

      Kaushik, Anirudh Mohan (University of Waterloo, 2014-04-28)
      Functional verification is a critical part in the hardware design process cycle, and it contributes for nearly two-thirds of the overall development time. With increasing complexity of hardware designs and shrinking ...
    • Access Network Selection in a 4G Networking Environment 

      Liu, Yang (University of Waterloo, 2008-01-18)
      An all-IP pervasive networking system provides a comprehensive IP solution where voice, data and streamed multimedia can be delivered to users at anytime and anywhere. Network selection is a key issue in this converged ...
    • Accommodating a High Penetration of PHEVs and PV Electricity in Residential Distribution Systems 

      ElNozahy, Mohamed (University of Waterloo, 2015-04-22)
      Global warming is threatening the world’s delicate ecosystems to the point where the extinction of numerous species is becoming increasingly likely. Experts have determined that avoiding such a disaster requires an 80% ...
    • Accommodating a High Penetration of Plug-in Electric Vehicles in Distribution Networks 

      Shaaban, Mostafa (University of Waterloo, 2014-05-12)
      The last few decades have seen growing concern about climate change caused by global warming, and it now seems that the very future of humanity depends on saving the environment. With recognition of CO2 emissions as the ...
    • Accounting for the Effects of Power System Controllers and Stability on Power Dispatch and Electricity Market Prices 

      Kodsi, Sameh (University of Waterloo, 2005)
      Recently, the widespread use of power system controllers, such as PSS and FACTS controllers, has led to the analysis of their effect on the overall stability of power systems. Many studies have been conducted to allocate ...
    • Achievable Rate Regions of Two-Way Relay Channels 

      Dong, Liang (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-19)
      With the fast development of communication networks, cooperative communication has been more widely used in many different fields, such as satellite networks, broadcast networks, internet and so on. Therefore relay channels ...
    • Achieving Fairness in 802.11-Based Multi-channel Wireless Mesh Networks 

      Lee, Ann (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      Multi-hop wireless networks based on 802. 11 are being used more widely as an alternative technology for last-mile broadband Internet access. Their benefits include ease of deployment and lower cost. Such networks are ...
    • Achieving Scalable, Exhaustive Network Data Processing by Exploiting Parallelism 

      Mawji, Afzal (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      Telecommunications companies (telcos) and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) monitor the traffic passing through their networks for the purposes of network evaluation and planning for future growth. Most monitoring ...
    • Achieving Soft Real-time Guarantees for Interactive Applications in Wireless Mesh Networks 

      Reid, Cecil (University of Waterloo, 2008-01-25)
      The use of 802.11-based multi-hop wireless mesh networks for Internet access is extensive and growing. The primary advantages of this approach are ease of deployment and lower cost. However, these networks are designed for ...
    • Active Matrix Flat Panel Bio-Medical X-ray Imagers 

      Lai, Jackson (University of Waterloo, 2008-01-28)
      This work investigates the design, system integration, optimization, and evaluation of amorphous silicon (a-Si:H) active matrix flat panel imagers (AMFPI) for bio-medical applications. Here, two hybrid active pixel sensor ...
    • Active Pixel Sensor Architectures for High Resolution Large Area Digital Imaging 

      Taghibakhsh, Farhad (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-02)
      This work extends the technology of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin film transistors (TFTs) from traditional switching applications to on-pixel signal amplification for large area digital imaging and in particular, is aimed ...
    • An Adaptive Digital Dynamic Range Controller 

      Schneider, Todd (University of Waterloo, 2016-10-25)
      High fidelity digital audio sources are capable of reproducing a much wider dynamic range than most conventional consumer media (e.g. AM/FM radio and audio cassettes). The research presented here addresses the problem ...
    • Adaptive Fractal and Wavelet Image Denoising 

      Ghazel, Mohsen (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      The need for image enhancement and restoration is encountered in many practical applications. For instance, distortion due to additive white Gaussian noise (AWGN) can be caused by poor quality image acquisition, images ...
    • Adaptive Lattice Reduction in MIMO Systems 

      Danesh Jafari, Mohammad Erfan (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-22)
      In multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems, the use of lattice reduction methods such as the one proposed by Lenstra-Lenstra-Lovasz (LLL) significantly improves the performance of the suboptimal solutions like ...
    • 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. ...

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