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MODELS OF EFFICIENT CONSUMER PRICING SCHEMES IN ELECTRICITY MARKETS
(University of Waterloo, 2005)
Suppliers in competitive electricity markets regularly respond to prices that change hour by hour or even more frequently, but most consumers respond to price changes on a very different time scale, i. e. they observe ...
Optimal Relay Station Placement in Broadband Wireless Access Networks
(University of Waterloo, 2012-08-31)
With the development of IEEE 802.16j multihop relay protocol, the requirement to enhance the network capacity in a wireless network has been met e ectively. In this thesis, we study the capacity enhancement problem for a ...
Three-Dimensional Optimization of Touch Panel Design with Combinatorial Group Theory
(University of Waterloo, 2010-08-25)
This thesis documents the optimized design of a touch screen using infrared technology as a three dimensional problem. The framework is fundamentally built on laser diode technology and introduces mirrors for signal ...
Collaborative Logistics in Vehicle Routing
(University of Waterloo, 2008-10-06)
Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) carriers generally serve geographical regions that are more localized than the inter-city routes served by truckload carriers. That localization can lead to urban freight transportation routes ...
Resource Allocation Models in Healthcare Decision Making
(University of Waterloo, 2017-08-31)
We present models for allocating limited healthcare resources efficiently among target populations in order to maximize society's welfare and/or minimize the expected costs. In general, this thesis is composed of two major ...