Computer Science Theses and Dissertations

 

This collection contains theses and dissertations from the Department of Computer Science, collected from the Scholarship@Western Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Virtual Sensor Middleware: A Middleware for Managing IoT Data for the Fog-Cloud Platform, Fadi AlMahamid

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An Adaptive Weighted Average (WAV) Reprojection Algorithm for Image Denoising, Halimah Alsurayhi

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Extracting Scales of Measurement Automatically from Biomedical Text with Special Emphasis on Comparative and Superlative Scales, Sara Baker

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High Multiplicity Strip Packing, Andrew Bloch-Hansen

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New Algorithms for Computing Field of Vision over 2D Grids, Evan Debenham

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Algebraic Neural Architecture Representation, Evolutionary Neural Architecture Search, and Novelty Search in Deep Reinforcement Learning, Ethan C. Jackson

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Classifying Appliances Operation Modes Using Dynamic Time Warping (DTW) And K Nearest Neighbors (KNN), Abdelkareem M. Jaradat

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A Programming Model for Internetworked Things, Hao Jiang

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An Investigation on Derivative and Model Noise for Optical Flow, Wenyang Liu

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Approximation Algorithms for Problems in Makespan Minimization on Unrelated Parallel Machines, Daniel R. Page

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Improving Neural Sequence Labelling Using Additional Linguistic Information, Muhammad Rifayat Samee

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Local Search Approximation Algorithms for Clustering Problems, Nasim Samei

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Assessment of Driver's Attention to Traffic Signs through Analysis of Gaze and Driving Sequences, Shabham Shabani

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Applicability of Recurrent Neural Networks to Player Data Analysis in Freemium Video Games, Jonathan Tan

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Measuring Enrichment Of Word Embeddings With Subword And Dictionary Information, Felipe Urra

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Incorporating Figure Captions and Descriptive Text into Mesh Term Indexing: A Deep Learning Approach, Xindi Wang

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Optimizing the usage of 2D and 3D transformations to improve the BM3D image denoising algorithm, Zaied Zaman

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Vessel Tree Reconstruction with Divergence Prior, Zhongwen Zhang

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A New Approach to Sequence Local Alignment: Normalization with Concave Functions, Qiang Zhou

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Partitioning and Offloading for IoT and Video Streaming Applications that Utilize Computing Resources at the Network Edge, Navid Bayat

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High Performance Sparse Multivariate Polynomials: Fundamental Data Structures and Algorithms, Alex Brandt

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Predicting Software Fault Proneness Using Machine Learning, Sanjay Ghanathey

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Baseline Assisted Classification of Heart Rate Variability, Elham Harirpoush

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Finding Nonlinear Relationships in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data with Genetic Programming, James Hughes

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Tension Analysis in Survivor Interviews: A Computational Approach, Jumayel Islam

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Citation Function and Polarity Classification in Biomedical Papers, Meng Jia

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Efficient Alignment Algorithms for DNA Sequencing Data, Nilesh Vinod Khiste

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Feature Based Calibration of a Network of Kinect Sensors, Xiaoyang Li

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Computational Modelling of Human Transcriptional Regulation by an Information Theory-based Approach, Ruipeng Lu

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SOL: Segmentation with Overlapping Labels, Karin Ng

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DNA Sequence Classification: It’s Easier Than You Think: An open-source k-mer based machine learning tool for fast and accurate classification of a variety of genomic datasets, Stephen Solis-Reyes

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Complexity Results for Fourier-Motzkin Elimination, Delaram Talaashrafi

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Pelee: A Real-Time Object Detection System on Mobile Devices, Jun Wang

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Putting Fürer's Algorithm into Practice with the BPAS Library, Linxiao Wang

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Automatic Brain Tumor Segmentation by Deep Convolutional Networks and Graph Cuts, Zhenyi Wang

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Word Blending and Other Formal Models of Bio-operations, Zihao Wang

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Learning Regularization Weight for CRF Optimization, Jiaxiao Wu

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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SIGNET: A Neural Network Architecture for Predicting Protein-Protein Interactions, Muhammad S. Ahmed

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Middleware Architecture for Sensing as a Service, Muhamed Alarbi

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Patch-based Denoising Algorithms for Single and Multi-view Images, Monagi H. Alkinani

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Computing Limit Points of Quasi-components of Regular Chains and its Applications, Parisa Alvandi

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Using Machine Learning to Predict Chemotherapy Response in Cell Lines and Patients Based on Genetic Expression, Dimo Angelov

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Visual Transfer Learning in the Absence of the Source Data, Shuang Ao

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On the Extended Hensel Construction and its Application to the Computation of Real Limit Points, Masoud Ataei Jaliseh

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Improving Long Term Stock Market Prediction with Text Analysis, Tanner A. Bohn

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Resource Bound Guarantees via Programming Languages, Michael J. Burrell

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Computer Vision Problems in 3D Plant Phenotyping, Ayan Chaudhury

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MetaFork: A Compilation Framework for Concurrency Models Targeting Hardware Accelerators, Xiaohui Chen

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Rendering real-time dashboards using a GraphQL-based UI Architecture, Naresh Eeda

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Basic Science to Clinical Research: Segmentation of Ultrasound and Modelling in Clinical Informatics, Ali K. Hamou

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Investigating Citation Linkage Between Research Articles, Kokou Hospice Houngbo

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Optimal Decomposition Strategy For Tree Edit Distance, Shaofeng Jiang

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Improving Deep Learning Image Recognition Performance Using Region of Interest Localization Networks, AbdulWahab Kabani

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Turn Detection and Analysis of Turn Parameters for Driver Characterization, Jennifer Emily Knull

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NBPMF: Novel Network-Based Inference Methods for Peptide Mass Fingerprinting, Zhewei Liang

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Multi-View Ontology Explorer (MOE): Interactive Visual Exploration of Ontologies, Zhao Lin

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Classification with Large Sparse Datasets: Convergence Analysis and Scalable Algorithms, Xiang Li

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Correction of DNA Sequencing Data with Spaced Seeds, Stephen Lu

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Mining of Primary Healthcare Patient Data with Selective Multimorbid Diseases, Annette Megerdichian Azad

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Error Correction and de novo Genome Assembly of DNA Sequencing Data, Michael Z. Molnar

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The Design of Interactive Visualizations and Analytics for Public Health Data, Oluwakemi Ola

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The Recurrence-Based Analysis of Intracranial Pressure, Mahnaz Rabbani

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Self-Assembly of Tiles: Theoretical Models, the Power of Signals, and Local Computing, Amirhossein Simjour

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Solving Capacitated Data Storage Placement Problems in Sensor Networks, Zhenfei Wu

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Detection and Recognition of Traffic Signs Inside the Attentional Visual Field of Drivers, Seyedjamal Zabihi

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Developing Predictive Models of Driver Behaviour for the Design of Advanced Driving Assistance Systems, Seyed Mohsen Zabihi

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Dynamically Testing Graphical User Interfaces, Santo Carino

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Interactive Brain Tumor Segmentation with Inclusion Constraints, Danfeng Chen

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Analysis of 3D Cone-Beam CT Image Reconstruction Performance on a FPGA, Devin Held

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Advanced Driving Assistance Prediction Systems, Maedeh Hesabgar

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An Exercise and Sports Equipment Recognition System, Siddarth Kalra

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Molecular Distance Maps: An alignment-free computational tool for analyzing and visualizing DNA sequences' interrelationships, Rallis Karamichalis

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On the Promotion of the Social Web Intelligence, Taraneh Khazaei

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Digits Recognition on Medical Device, Chang Liu

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Food Recognition and Detection with Minimum Supervision, Renfeng Liu

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Machine Learning of Lifestyle Data for Diabetes, Yan Luo

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Fast Fourier Transforms over Prime Fields of Large Characteristic and their Implementation on Graphics Processing Units, Davood Mohajerani

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Regulatory Compliance-oriented Impediments and Associated Effort Estimation Metrics in Requirements Engineering for Contractual Systems Engineering Projects, Md Rashed I. Nekvi

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Coordinated Autonomic Managers for Energy Efficient Date Centers, Forough Norouzi

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Algorithms for Glycan Structure Identification with Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Weiping Sun

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Towards Comprehensive Parametric Code Generation Targeting Graphics Processing Units in Support of Scientific Computation, Ning Xie

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A Data Fusion Approach to Automated Decision Making in Intelligent Vehicles, Besat Zardosht

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Identifying Individual Driver Behaviour Using In-Vehicle CAN-bus Signals of Pre-Turning Maneuvers, Mahboubeh Zardosht

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Color Separation for Background Subtraction, Jiaqi Zhou

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IOT Stream Analytics Platform, Xing Zhou

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Using a Real-Time Object Detection Application to Illustrate Effectiveness of Offloading and Prefetching in Cloudlet Architecture, XuTong Zhu

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Determining Critical Points of Handwritten Mathematical Symbols Represented as Parametric Curves, Aoesha G. Alsobhe

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BM3D Image Denoising using Learning-Based Adaptive Hard Thresholding, Farhan Bashar

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Surface Reconstruction from Noisy and Sparse Data, Mark A. Brophy

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Using Cellular Automata and Lattice Boltzmann Methods to Model Cancer Growth: Analysis of Combination Treatment Outcomes, Jenna L. Butler

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Vascular Tree Structure: Fast Curvature Regularization and Validation, Egor Chesakov

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Computing in Algebraic Closures of Finite Fields, Javad Doliskani

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Geological Object Recognition in Extraterrestrial Environments, Gregory M. Elfers

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Formal models of the extension activity of DNA polymerase enzymes, Srujan Kumar Enaganti

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Generalized Inclusion-Exclusion, Mike W. Ghesquiere

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An Investigation of Cognitive Implications in the Design of Computer Games, Robert Haworth

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Adaptive Non-Local Means using Weight Thresholding, Asif Khan

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Interactive Visualization for Deep Organizational data, Arash Khosravi

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A Study of Pseudo-Periodic and Pseudo-Bordered Words for Functions Beyond Identity and Involution, Manasi Kulkarni

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Symmetry Shape Prior for Object Segmentation, Xinze Liu