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    • Bounds on Maximum Matchings in 1-Planar Graphs 

      Wittnebel, John (University of Waterloo, 2019-01-29)
      In this thesis, we study lower bounds on maximum matchings in 1-planar graphs. We expand upon the tools used for proofs of matching bounds in other classes of graphs as well as some original ideas in order to find these ...
    • BridgeSPA: A Single Packet Authorization System for Tor Bridges 

      Smits, Rob (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-10)
      Tor is a network designed for low-latency anonymous communications. Tor clients form circuits through relays that are listed in a public directory, and then relay their encrypted traffic through these circuits. This ...
    • Bridging Technical Spaces: Model Translation from TA to XMI and Back Again 

      Hildebrand, Kristina (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      There are many different techniques and notations for extracting architecturally interesting information from the source code of existing software systems. This process is known as reverse engineering. One current ...
    • BSML-mbeddr: Integrating Semantically Congurable State-Machine Models in a C Programming Environment 

      Luo, Zhaoyi; Atlee, Joanne M. (ACM, 2016-11)
      In model-driven engineering, developers express their solutions in domain-specific modelling languages (DSLs) that support domain-specific abstractions. Big-Step Modelling Languages (BSML) is a family of extended state-machine ...
    • Building a Better Tor Experimentation Platform from the Magic of Dynamic ELFs 

      Tracey, Justin (University of Waterloo, 2017-10-30)
      Tor is the most popular tool for providing online anonymity. It is used by journalists, activists, and privacy-conscious individuals to provide low-latency private access to the Internet. However, Tor’s specific design and ...
    • Building a Framework for High-performance In-memory Message-Oriented Middleware 

      Hoang, Huy (University of Waterloo, 2019-11-28)
      Message-Oriented Middleware (MOM) is a popular class of software used in many distributed applications, ranging from business systems and social networks to gaming and streaming media services. As workloads continue to ...
    • Building a larger class of graphs for efficient reconfiguration of vertex colouring 

      Merkel, Owen (University of Waterloo, 2020-05-13)
      A $k$-colouring of a graph $G$ is an assignment of at most $k$ colours to the vertices of $G$ so that adjacent vertices are assigned different colours. The reconfiguration graph of the $k$-colourings, $\mathcal{R}_k(G)$, ...
    • Building Efficient Software to Support Content Delivery Services 

      Cassell, Benjamin (University of Waterloo, 2019-08-28)
      Many content delivery services use key components such as web servers, databases, and key-value stores to serve content over the Internet. These services, and their component systems, face unique modern challenges. Services ...
    • Bulk Scattering Approximations for Collimated Light Transmitted through Paper 

      Chen, Tenn Francis (University of Waterloo, 2009-01-21)
      Paper is a complex fibrous material whose production involves substantial amounts of natural and industrial resources. To reduce its manufacturing costs, the pulp and paper industry often employs optical technology such ...
    • Business Policy Modeling and Enforcement in Relational Database Systems 

      Ataullah, Ahmed Ayaz (University of Waterloo, 2014-05-12)
      Database systems maintain integrity of the stored information by ensuring that modifications to the database comply with constraints designed by the administrators. As the number of users and applications sharing a common ...
    • Cache Design for a Hardware Accelerated Sparse Texture Storage System 

      Yee, Wai Min (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      Hardware texture mapping is essential for real-time rendering. Unfortunately the memory bandwidth and latency often bounds performance in current graphics architectures. Bandwidth consumption can be reduced by ...
    • Cache Oblivious Data Structures 

      Ohashi, Darin (University of Waterloo, 2001)
      This thesis discusses cache oblivious data structures. These are structures which have good caching characteristics without knowing Z, the size of the cache, or L, the length of a cache line. Since the structures do ...
    • Cache-Aware Virtual Page Management 

      Szlavik, Alexander (University of Waterloo, 2013-02-22)
      With contemporary research focusing its attention primarily on benchmark-driven performance evaluation, studying fundamental memory characteristics has gone by the way-side. This thesis presents a systematic study of the ...
    • Cache-Oblivious Searching and Sorting in Multisets 

      Farzan, Arash (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      We study three problems related to searching and sorting in multisets in the cache-oblivious model: Finding the most frequent element (the mode), duplicate elimination and finally multi-sorting. We are interested in ...
    • CAMEO: Explaining Consensus and Expertise Across MOdels 

      Yu, Andy (University of Waterloo, 2024-05-02)
      Explainable AI methods have been proposed to help interpret complex models, e.g., by assigning importance scores to model features or perturbing the features in a way that changes the prediction. These methods apply to one ...
    • Cardinality Estimation in Streaming Graph Data Management Systems 

      Akillioglu, Kerem (University of Waterloo, 2024-02-23)
      Graph processing has become an increasingly popular paradigm for data management systems. Concurrently, there is a pronounced demand for specialized systems dedicated to streaming processing that are essential to address ...
    • Case Studies of a Machine Learning Process for Improving the Accuracy of Static Analysis Tools 

      Zhao, Peng (University of Waterloo, 2016-10-18)
      Static analysis tools analyze source code and report suspected problems as warnings to the user. The use of these tools is a key feature of most modern software development processes; however, the tools tend to generate ...
    • A Case Study of a Very Large Organization 

      Werner, Colin Mark (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-04)
      Very Large Organization (VLO) is an organization that produces hardware and software, which together form products. VLO granted access to data pertaining to seven different products and their development projects. One ...
    • Case Study of Feature-Oriented Requirements Modelling, Applied to an Online Trading System 

      Krulec, Ana (University of Waterloo, 2011-01-12)
      The Feature-Oriented Requirements Modelling (FORM) combines the requirement engineering style structuring of requirements documents with the feature-orientation of the Feature Oriented Software Development, resulting in a ...
    • Causal Sensitivity Analysis for Decision Trees 

      Li, Chengbo (University of Waterloo, 2015-01-15)
      Ventilator assignments in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) are made by medical experts; however, for some patients the relationship between ventilator assignment and patient health status is not well understood. ...

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