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    • H-∞ optimal actuator location 

      Kasinathan, Dhanaraja (University of Waterloo, 2012-05-17)
      There is often freedom in choosing the location of actuators on systems governed by partial differential equations. The actuator locations should be selected in order to optimize the performance criterion of interest. ...
    • H2-Optimal Sensor Location 

      Tavakoli, Arman (University of Waterloo, 2014-06-24)
      Optimal sensor placement is an important problem with many applications; placing thermostats in rooms, installing pressure sensors in chemical columns or attaching vibration detection devices to structures are just a few ...
    • Habitat use of young-of-year Arctic Grayling (Thymallus arcticus) in Barrenland streams of central Nunavut, Canada 

      Ellenor, Jared (University of Waterloo, 2020-06-01)
      Arctic Grayling, a species within the family Salmonidae that is valued by sport fishers and Indigenous communities, is distributed throughout a diversity of northern landscapes. While Arctic Grayling are known to be sensitive ...
    • Hack: Reclaiming the Commons 

      Schellingerhoudt, David Michael (University of Waterloo, 2013-05-03)
      Architecture is an act of agency, and a technology that can be learned by anyone for their own purpose. It evolved as a system of organization and a protective shell for our fragile bodies, a vast, complex technology that ...
    • Hadez, a Framework for the Specification and Verification of Hypermedia Applications 

      Morales-Germán, Daniel (University of Waterloo, 2000)
      In recent years, several methodologies for the development of hypermedia applications have been proposed. These methodologies are, primarily, guidelines to be followed during the design process. They also indicate what ...
    • Hair cortisol concentration as a predictor of quality of life among children with mental disorder 

      Buchan, Marisa Claire (University of Waterloo, 2019-04-08)
      Children living with mental disorder are at risk for lower health-related quality of life (HRQoL) than their healthy peers. Although hair cortisol concentration (HCC) is found to be elevated among individuals subjected to ...
    • Halfway to Halfspace Testing 

      Harms, Nathaniel (University of Waterloo, 2017-10-18)
      In this thesis I study the problem of testing halfspaces under arbitrary probability distributions, using only random samples. A halfspace, or linear threshold function, is a boolean function f : Rⁿ → {±1} defined as the ...
    • Hall Resistance Characterization of Thermoelectric Materials; Subgap Leakage Measurement of Josephson Junctions 

      Zou, Tianze (University of Waterloo, 2020-06-01)
      The thesis has two parts. The first part is the Hall measurement of thermoelectric materials which are promising energy sources in the future. By characterizing the Hall resistance at different environments, their charge ...
    • Halocline mixing due to heavy rainfall in the cenote's of the Yucatan Peninsula 

      Coutino, Aaron (University of Waterloo, 2016-08-23)
      The hydrodynamics of the Yucatan peninsula are extremely important due to the strain on water resources caused by increasing development along the eastern coast. The geology of the peninsula is unique geologically in that ...
    • Hamilton Paths in Generalized Petersen Graphs 

      Pensaert, William (University of Waterloo, 2002)
      This thesis puts forward the conjecture that for <i>n</i> > 3<i>k</i> with <i>k</i> > 2, the generalized Petersen graph, <i>GP</i>(<i>n,k</i>) is Hamilton-laceable if <i>n</i> is even and <i>k</i> is odd, and it is ...
    • Hand preference after stroke: The development and initial evaluation of a new performance-based measure 

      Brown, Emily (University of Waterloo, 2011-04-21)
      Functional recovery of the upper limb after stroke is influenced by many factors, one being amount of affected arm and hand use following stroke. In the healthy population, amount of hand use is influenced by degree of ...
    • Hand-mapped stories of ‘Canadian’ Blackness, Failed Multiculturalism, and Black Humanity in a Predominantly White Mid-Sized City in South-Western Ontario 

      Kwarko-Fosu, Nana Akua (University of Waterloo, 2022-05-13)
      The happy, upbeat narratives of multiculturalism in Canada misrepresent lived experiences of individuals who embody Canada’s narrative of multiculturalism and cultural diversity (Berry, 2013; Walcott & Abdillahi, 2019). ...
    • Handle with Care: Agreeableness and Responses to Hurt Feelings 

      Kwok, Shiu Man (University of Waterloo, 2021-05-21)
      What factors predict people’s reactions to hurt feelings in romantic relationships? I propose that people higher in agreeableness (Agreeables) show more cognitive and behavioral responses to hurt feelings that reflect ...
    • Hannah More and Cheap Repository Tracts; Lessons in "Religious and Useful Knowledge" 

      Paprocki, Laura Kelly (University of Waterloo, 2010-09-02)
      My thesis will discuss British Romantic period author and philanthropist Hannah More. I aim to portray her from a perspective that demonstrates her compelling and varying nature, that includes religion and rhetoric as ...
    • Hants County, 45º6’10”N 63º44’2”W 

      Rossiter, Patrick (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-22)
      How can regionalism and modern building practices synthesize to develop a localized building culture? While regionally conscientious modern architecture demands efficiency, sustainable resource equilibrium may be the ...
    • Happiness within the Uncanny: Revitalizing the Street Level in Hong Kong's New Town 

      Yeung, Ethan (University of Waterloo, 2022-05-16)
      Hong Kong is the physical embodiment of neoliberalism at all levels of society, and the city itself is seen as a domain for private corporations to generate profit, creating spaces that are purely functional and generic. ...
    • Haptic Training Simulator for Pedicle Screw Insertion in Scoliosis Surgery 

      Moafimadani, Seyedehmaryam (University of Waterloo, 2015-02-20)
      This thesis develops a haptic training simulator that imitates the sensations experienced by a surgeon in pedicle screw insertions in a scoliosis surgery. Pedicle screw insertion is a common treatment for fixing spinal ...
    • The Haptiverse: A Platform for Reuse of Haptic Content 

      Samithamby, Pelisha (University of Waterloo, 2021-12-23)
      Research into haptic technology has accelerated over the past decade, producing more devices and content than ever before. However, due to the innate diversity of its hardware and the sense of touch itself, existing haptic ...
    • HARDI Denoising using Non-local Means on the ℝ³ x 𝕊² Manifold 

      Kuurstra, Alan (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-05)
      Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has long become one of the most powerful and accurate tools of medical diagnostic imaging. Central to the diagnostic capabilities of MRI is the notion of contrast, which is determined by ...
    • The Hardness of Learning Access Control Policies 

      Lei, Xiaomeng (University of Waterloo, 2023-08-30)
      The problem of learning access control policies is gaining significant attention in research. We contribute to the foundations of this problem by posing and addressing meaningful questions on computational hardness. Our ...

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