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    • Lox: Protecting the Social Graph in Bridge Distribution 

      Tulloch, Lindsey (University of Waterloo, 2022-05-26)
      Access to the open Internet, free from surveillance and censorship, is an important part of fulfilling the right to privacy. Despite this, in many regions of the world, censorship of the Internet is used to limit access ...
    • LP-based Approximation Algorithms for the Capacitated Facility Location Problem 

      Blanco Sandoval, Marco David (University of Waterloo, 2012-05-18)
      The capacitated facility location problem is a well known problem in combinatorial optimization and operations research. In it, we are given a set of clients and a set of possible facility locations. Each client has a ...
    • “Lucky that East Germany also exists”: Yugoslavia between the Federal Republic of Germany and the German Democratic Republic (1955-1968) 

      Maricic, Alan (University of Waterloo, 2019-01-14)
      This dissertation explores the relations between Yugoslavia and the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and the German Democratic Republic (GDR) in the period between 1955 and 1968. This is the first analysis using sources ...
    • Lumbar Spine and Hip Kinematics and Muscle Activation Patterns during Coitus: A comparison of common coital positions 

      Sidorkewicz, Natalie (University of Waterloo, 2013-01-31)
      Qualitative studies investigating the sexual activity of people with low back pain found a substantial reduction in the frequency of coitus and have shown that pain during coitus due to mechanical factors (i.e., movements ...
    • Lumped Elements Loaded Miniaturized Antenna for Bluetooth Enabled Hearing Aid Devices 

      Li, Zhichao (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-22)
      Hearing loss is one of the most common physical and sensory impairments among all ages, especially elders. Hearing loss may affect only one ear or both ears of a patient at a different degree of impairment. This asymmetrical ...
    • Lyrics Matter: Using Lyrics to Solve Music Information Retrieval Tasks 

      Singhi, Abhishek (University of Waterloo, 2015-08-06)
      Music Information Retrieval (MIR) research tends to focus on audio features like melody and timbre of songs while largely ignoring lyrics. Lyrics and poetry adhere to a specific rhyme and meter structure which set them ...
    • Lysozyme Deposition Studies on Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lens Materials 

      Nagapatnam Subbaraman, Lakshman (University of Waterloo, 2005)
      Over 60 proteins have been detected in the tear film and among these lysozyme has attracted the greatest attention. Several techniques for elucidating the identity, quantity and conformation of lysozyme deposited on soft ...
    • L’identification à la langue française chez les apprenants du français langue seconde 

      Runstedler, Emily (University of Waterloo, 2017-09-27)
      La présente étude se penche sur l’identification à la langue française chez les apprenants du français langue seconde, qui font leurs études universitaires, et explore leurs expériences positives et négatives pendant leurs ...
    • MAC Constructions: Security Bounds and Distinguishing Attacks 

      Mandal, Avradip (University of Waterloo, 2007-05-18)
      We provide a simple and improved security analysis of PMAC, a Parallelizable MAC (Message Authentication Code) defined over arbitrary messages. A similar kind of result was shown by Bellare, Pietrzak and Rogaway at ...
    • MAC Protocol Design for Parallel Link Rendezvous in Ad Hoc Cognitive Radio Networks 

      Al-Tamimi, Majid (University of Waterloo, 2010-01-26)
      The most significant challenge for next wireless generation is to work opportunistically on the spectrum without a fixed spectrum allocation. Cognitive Radio (CR) is the candidate technology to utilize spectrum white space, ...
    • Macabre Collectibles: Collecting Culture and Stephen King 

      Hosseini, Seyyed Mohsen (University of Waterloo, 2018-07-09)
      Objects have a significant place in Stephen King’s horror fiction and the landscape he has created in his numerous novels and short stories. The human-thing relationship in his fiction, however, has been generally reduced ...
    • Machane Yehuda 

      Feinberg, Michael (University of Waterloo, 2010-12-20)
      Modern Jerusalem has developed against a background of conflict between the European powers and the Ottoman Empire, between Jews and Arabs, and between religious and secular Jews. These conflicts have fragmented the urban ...
    • Machine Learning and Optimization Techniques for Trapped-ion Quantum Simulators 

      Teoh, Yi Hong (University of Waterloo, 2021-08-31)
      In recent years, quantum simulators have been the focus of intense research due to their potential in unraveling the inner workings of complex quantum systems. The exponential scaling of the Hilbert space of quantum systems ...
    • A Machine Learning Approach for RDP-based Lateral Movement Detection 

      Bai, Zhenyu (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-19)
      Detecting cyber threats has been an on-going research endeavor. In this era, advanced persistent threats (APTs) can incur significant costs for organizations and businesses. The ultimate goal of cybersecurity is to thwart ...
    • Machine Learning Approaches in Crystal Plasticity 

      Ibragimova, Olga (University of Waterloo, 2022-04-27)
      The continued advancements in material development and design require understanding the relationships between microstructure and flow behaviour. Crystal plasticity (CP) is a high-fidelity computational method that helps ...
    • Machine Learning Based Data Driven Modelling of Time Series of Power Plant Data 

      Taneja, Kunal (University of Waterloo, 2020-04-28)
      Accurate modeling and simulation of data collected from a power plant system are important factors in the strategic planning and maintenance of the unit. Several non-linearities and multivariable couplings are associated ...
    • Machine Learning based Models for Fresh Produce Yield and Price Forecasting for Strawberry Fruit 

      Okwuchi, Ifeanyi (University of Waterloo, 2020-06-02)
      Building market price forecasting models of Fresh Produce (FP) is crucial to protect retailers and consumers from highly priced FP. However, the task of forecasting FP prices is highly complex due to the very short shelf ...
    • Machine Learning for SAT Solvers 

      Liang, Jia (University of Waterloo, 2018-12-07)
      Boolean SAT solvers are indispensable tools in a variety of domains in computer science and engineering where efficient search is required. Not only does this relieve the burden on the users of implementing their own search ...
    • Machine Learning for Software Dependability 

      Lutellier, Thibaud (University of Waterloo, 2020-11-10)
      Dependability is an important quality of modern software but is challenging to achieve. Many software dependability techniques have been proposed to help developers improve software reliability and dependability such as ...
    • Machine Learning for Streamflow Prediction 

      Gauch, Martin (University of Waterloo, 2020-04-16)
      Accurate prediction of streamflow—the amount of water flowing past a stream section at a given time—is a long-standing challenge in hydrology. Not only do researchers strive to understand the natural processes at play, the ...


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