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    • Which classes of structures are both pseudo-elementary and definable by an infinitary sentence? 

      Boney, Will; Csima, Barbara F.; Day, Nancy A.; Harrison-Trainor, Matthew (2019-03-21)
      When classes of structures are not first-order definable, we might still try to find a nice description. There are two common ways for doing this. One is to expand the language, leading to notions of pseudo-elementary ...
    • White Paper: Measuring Research Outputs Through Bibliometrics 

      University of Waterloo Working Group on Bibliometrics; Byl, Lauren; Carson, Jana; Feltracco, Annamaria; Gooch, Susie; Gordon, Shannon; Kenyon, Tim; Muirhead, Bruce; Seskar-Hencic, Daniela; MacDonald, Kathy; Özsu, M. Tamer; Stirling, Peter (University of Waterloo, 2016)
      This White Paper provides a high-level review of issues relevant to understanding bibliometrics, and practical recommendations for how to appropriately use these measures. This is not a policy paper; instead, it defines ...
    • Wholetoning: Synthesizing Abstract Black-and-White Illustrations 

      Xu, Jie (University of Waterloo, 2009-02-18)
      Black-and-white imagery is a popular and interesting depiction technique in the visual arts, in which varying tints and shades of a single colour are used. Within the realm of black-and-white images, there is a set of ...
    • Wikipedia-Based Semantic Enhancements for Information Nugget Retrieval 

      MacKinnon, Ian (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-16)
      When the objective of an information retrieval task is to return a nugget rather than a document, query terms that exist in a document often will not be used in the most relevant nugget in the document for the query. In ...
    • WiseBench: A Motion Planning Benchmarking Framework for Autonomous Vehicles 

      Ilievski, Marko (University of Waterloo, 2020-10-01)
      Rapid advances in every sphere of autonomous driving technology have intensified the need to be able to benchmark and compare different approaches. While many benchmarking tools tailored to different sub-systems of an ...
    • WLAN Interface Management on Mobile Devices 

      Falaki, Mohammad Hossein (University of Waterloo, 2008-08-15)
      The number of smartphones in use is overwhelmingly increasing every year. These devices rely on connectivity to the Internet for the majority of their applications. The ever-increasing number of deployed 802.11 ...
    • Workload Matters: A Robust Approach to Physical RDF Database Design 

      Aluc, Gunes (University of Waterloo, 2015-10-01)
      Recent advances in Information Extraction, Linked Data Management and the Semantic Web have led to a rapid increase in both the volume and the variety of publicly available graph-structured data. As more and more businesses ...
    • Writing My Own Line Drawing Software as an Artist 

      Philbrick, Greg (University of Waterloo, 2024-05-24)
      I describe trying to improve my own art—line art, specifically—by developing computer science-based tools. The results of this experience are three technical contributions targeted at an NPR (Non-Photorealistic Rendering) ...
    • XQuery Query Processing in Relational Systems 

      Chen, Yingwen (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      With the rapid growth of XML documents to serve as a popular and major media for storage and interchange of the data on the Web, there is an increasing interest in using existing traditional relational database techniques ...
    • µProfiler: A Concurrent Profiler for Concurrent C++ (µC++) 

      Gidzinski, Justyna Jay (University of Waterloo, 2007-08-21)
      A concurrent program, unlike a sequential program, has multiple threads of execution, resulting in numerous advantages (e.g., faster execution), but also in complex and unpredictable interaction. As a consequence, a ...
    • κDOT: A DOT Calculus with Mutation and Constructors 

      Kabir, Ifaz (University of Waterloo, 2018-09-26)
      Scala is a functional and object-oriented programming language which unifies concepts from object and module systems by allowing for objects with type members which are referenced via path-dependent types. The Dependent ...

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