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    • T-SIMn: Towards a Framework for the Trace-Based Simulation of 802.11n Networks 

      Heard, Andrew (University of Waterloo, 2016-02-17)
      With billions of WiFi devices now in use, and growing, combined with the rising popularity of high-bandwidth applications, such as streaming video, demands on WiFi networks continue to rise. To increase performance for ...
    • T.U.R.F. (Transformative Urban Rooftop Farming): Alleviating Food Insecurity in Toronto 

      Wason, Prateek (University of Waterloo, 2021-08-30)
      One in every eight Canadian households is food insecure. This accounts for 12.7% of the total population of Canada. Food insecurity, which refers to inadequate and insecure access to food due to social, physical, and ...
    • Table-Top Views 

      Yong, Jennifer May Chiyee (University of Waterloo, 2017-09-20)
      High resolution aerial photography has become widely available in the twenty-first century. Already accustomed to consuming data-rich bird’s-eye views, we have eagerly adapted this scale of digital imagery for pleasure ...
    • Tabular Abstraction, Editing, and Formatting 

      Wang, Xinxin (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-29)
      This dissertation investigates the composition of high-quality tables with the use of electronic tools. A generic model is designed to support the different stages of tabular composition, including the editing of logical ...
    • Tactics to Tiny: Finding Your Way Home 

      Wu, Sheng Wen (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-31)
      This is a study of tiny homes and how they fit within the practical and theoretical framework of our regulatory housing system. It starts with a (much) smaller home but has social, political, financial and legal implications ...
    • Tactile Haptics: A Study of Roughness Perception in Virtual Environments 

      Samra, Roopkanwal (University of Waterloo, 2009-10-01)
      This thesis presents the design of a tactile device that can be used to display varying magnitudes of roughness. The device is designed to be attached to an existing force feedback device in order to create a package that ...
    • Tagger: Enhance Database Search Tools with De Novo Sequencing Tags 

      Tang, Qi (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-06)
      Tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) is widely used in proteomics nowadays to identify peptides and proteins from a sequence database. In a classic procedure of MS/MS protein identification, proteins are digested into short ...
    • Tags: Augmenting Microkernel Messages with Lightweight Metadata 

      Saif Ur Rehman, Ahmad (University of Waterloo, 2012-06-15)
      In this work, we propose Tags, an e cient mechanism that augments microkernel interprocess messages with lightweight metadata to enable the development of new, systemwide functionality without requiring the modi cation ...
    • Tail Dependence and Heavy Tailedness in Extreme Risks 

      Ji, Liuyan (University of Waterloo, 2020-12-18)
      Much empirical work has shown that asset returns, exchange rates, operational risks, large insurance claims exhibit heavy tailedness. Dependence also widely exists among these risks. An example of the impact of dependence ...
    • Tailored Exercise For Fall And Fracture Prevention In Older Adults: A Family Health Team Approach 

      Skidmore, Carly (University of Waterloo, 2012-09-27)
      Background: Exercise interventions reduce falls in older adults. Methods for enhancing uptake and adherence to exercise programs in at-risk individuals are needed. Objectives: This pilot study evaluated feasibility of ...
    • Tailoring the Ignition and Reaction Properties of Cu2O Thermite Nanolaminates 

      LeSergent, Lauren (University of Waterloo, 2018-09-05)
      Thermites are a class of energetic material that produce heat through an exothermic reaction, making them useful for welding, metal refining, and propulsion applications. Compared to traditional micron-scale thermite ...
    • Taking Complexity Seriously in International Law: A View from the Arctic 

      Prior, Tahnee Lisa (University of Waterloo, 2021-01-21)
      Over the past three decades, the Arctic system has undergone significant, large-scale transformational change – a shift which has profoundly altered human-environment interactions and feedbacks within the system. What was ...
    • Taking the Pulse of Canada's Industrial Food System 

      Koberinski, Jodi (University of Waterloo, 2019-01-31)
      In the context of catastrophic climate change, reducing climate implications of food systems is a central challenge. Shifting diets away from meat towards protein-rich pulses reduces climate change-related pressures while ...
    • A Tale of Four Canadian Cities: LRT Systems and the COVID-19 Pandemic 

      Cheung, Ho Yin Dominic (University of Waterloo, 2021-09-17)
      Light rail transit (LRT) systems have been proposed and implemented in many jurisdictions in Canada and abroad to cope with long-standing problems associated with urban sprawl. LRT systems are presented as an alternative ...
    • A Tale of Two (Mid-Sized) Cities: Analysis of External Factors Affecting Transit Ridership in the City of Kingston and Region of Waterloo 

      McLeod, Sasha (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-02)
      This thesis evaluates how municipal transit ridership in mid-sized cities is influenced by external factors. External factors are forces outside a municipality’s direct control but potentially affect the municipality in ...
    • Tale of Two Cities 

      Baktash, Pooya (University of Waterloo, 2010-05-20)
      It was the best of cities, it was the worst of cities, it was a place of giddying boom, it was a place of economic despair, it was a utopia, it was a dystopic no-topia, it was the world centre of fantasies, and the world ...
    • A Tale of Two Cities: Re-Imagining Tahrir Square’s Muggamaa Complex(e) 

      Abdalla, Laila H. (University of Waterloo, 2020-06-08)
      Cairo, Al Qahera, the city Victorious in Arabic, is being replaced by a new administrative capital 50 km away from its core in the middle of the desert . Known throughout history as the City of a Thousand Minarets, Cairo ...
    • A Tale of Two Schoolings: A leisure scholar’s autoethnographic exploration of different learning settings 

      Chapeskie, Amanda (University of Waterloo, 2015-06-10)
      What do homeschooling, public school, leisure studies, and factors such as freedom of choice, trust, and competence have in common? I have been asking myself this question for over a decade now. Or, rather, not so much ...
    • Tales of a Flood 

      Takook, Alireza (University of Waterloo, 2015-01-06)
      This thesis is a story of a flood as seen through the eyes of an architect. The narrative explores the relationship of the young architect with his physical surroundings, using the context of a city that goes through a ...
    • Tales of the Maunsell Sea Forts A Philosophy of Making in the Anthropocene 

      Cheong, Felix Kwan-Cheong (University of Waterloo, 2017-06-14)
      The Age of the Anthropocene is marked by a shift in power between the relationship of nature and man. For the first time in human history we are actively shaping the environmental systems around us on a planetary scale, ...


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