Electrical and Computer Engineering Theses and Dissertations

 

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

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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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DC-DC and AC-DC Converters Based on Three-Phase DC-DC Topologies, Adel Ali Abosnina

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Ontology-Driven Semantic Data Integration in Open Environment, Islam M. Ali

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Performance Evaluation, Comparison and Improvement of the Hardware Implementations of the Advanced Encryption Standard S-box, Doaa Ashmawy

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Vehicle Networks: Statistical and Game Theoretic Approaches to Their Evaluation and Design, Gleb Dubosarskii

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Intelligent Security Provisioning and Trust Management for Future Wireless Communications, He Fang

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Edge-cloud IoT Data Analytics: Intelligence at the Edge with Deep Learning, Ananda Mohon M. Ghosh

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Optimized Machine Learning Models Towards Intelligent Systems, MohammadNoor Ahmad Mohammad Injadat

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Synchrophasor Based Islanding & Open phase fault Protection in Distribution Systems, Mansour Jalali

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Analytic Delay Model of RLC Interconnects using Numerical Inversion of the Laplace Transform, Yu Jiang

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Intelligent and Efficient Ultra-Dense Heterogeneous Networks for 5G and Beyond, Yanan Liu

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Hyperspectral Image Classification for Remote Sensing, Hadis Madani

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A New Approach for Homomorphic Encryption with Secure Function Evaluation on Genomic Data, Mounika Pratapa

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Novel Estimation and Detection Techniques for 5G Networks, Anas Saci

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Network Resource and Performance Optimization in Autonomous Systems: A Connected Vehicles and Autonomous Networks Perspective, Ibrahim Shaer

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Terramechanics and Machine Learning for the Characterization of Terrain, Bryan W. Southwell

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Deep Learning on Smart Meter Data: Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring and Stealthy Black-Box Attacks, Junfei Wang

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Geometric State Observers for Autonomous Navigation Systems, Miaomiao Wang

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An Investigation of the Interleaved Operation of a Stacked AC-DC Single-Stage Flyback Converter, Mengkai Xiong

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Design and Implementation of Anomaly Detections for User Authentication Framework, Iman Abu Sulayman

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Novel Control of PV Solar Farms as STATCOM (PV-STATCOM) for Frequency Control and Power Oscillation Damping, Mohammad Akbari Kelishadi

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Objective and Subjective Evaluation of Binaural Beamformers in Hearing Aids, Scott Aker

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Energy-Efficient Multicarrier and Multicarrier-CDMA Systems, Moftah Ali

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Objective Estimation of Tracheoesophageal Speech Quality, Yousef S Ettomi Ali

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Automated Segmentation of Temporal Bone Structures, Daniel Allen

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Orchestration of machine learning workflows on Internet of Things data, Jose Miguel Alves

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Height Measurement of Basil Crops for Smart Irrigation Applications in Greenhouses using Commercial Sensors, Leila Bahman

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Machine Learning Classification of Interplanetary Coronal Mass Ejections Using Satellite Accelerometers, Kelsey Doerksen

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Parkinsonian Speech and Voice Quality: Assessment and Improvement, Amr Gaballah

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Multi-Atlas Segmentation of the Facial Nerve, Bradley M. Gare

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Leveraging Cloud-based NFV and SDN Platform Towards Quality-Driven Next-Generation Mobile Networks, Hassan Hawilo

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Investigation of radiation-hardened design of electronic systems with applications to post-accident monitoring for nuclear power plants, Qiang Huang

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Machine Learning for Stock Prediction Based on Fundamental Analysis, Yuxuan Huang

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Split DC bus converters for power electronic and AC-DC Microgrid applications, Javad Khodabakhsh

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Intraoperative Localization of Subthalamic Nucleus during Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery using Machine Learning Algorithms, Mahsa Khosravi

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Blockchain-Based Distributed Network Architecture for Internet of Things, Min Li

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Optimal Decentralized Coordination of Sources in Islanded and Grid-connected Microgrids, Mithun Mallick

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Machine Learning for Performance Aware Virtual Network Function Placement, Dimitrios Michael Manias

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Adaptation of a Deep Learning Algorithm for Traffic Sign Detection, Jose Luis Masache Narvaez

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Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a Redundancy Management System for Fault-Tolerant Wireless Devices in Harsh Environments, Madison McCarthy

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Nonlinear Attitude and Pose Filters with Superior Convergence Properties, Hashim Abdellah Hashim Mohamed

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Integrity Protection of the DC Microgrid, Jafar Mohammadi

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Novel Night and Day Control of PV Solar Farm as STATCOM (PV-STATCOM) for Critical Induction Motor Stabilization and FIDVR Alleviation, Sibin Mohan

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Development and Assessment of Signal Processing Algorithms for Assistive Hearing Devices, Farid Moshgelani

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Spatiotemporal Forecasting At Scale, Rafael Felipe Nascimento de Aguiar

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Analysis, Design and Demonstration of Control Systems Against Insider Attacks in Cyber-Physical Systems, Xirong Ning

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Autonomous and Real Time Rock Image Classification using Convolutional Neural Networks, Alexis David Pascual

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Gabor Filter Initialization And Parameterization Strategies In Convolutional Neural Networks, Long Pham

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Big Data for Traffic Engineering in Software-Defined Networks, Wander Queiroz

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Novel PV Solar Farm Control as STATCOM (PV-STATCOM) for SSR Mitigation in Synchronous Generators and Wind Farms, Reza Salehi Sharafdarkolaee

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Towards Efficient Intrusion Detection using Hybrid Data Mining Techniques, Fadi Salo

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Forecasting Energy Consumption using Sequence to Sequence Attention models, Ljubisa Sehovac

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Enhanced Multimedia Exchanges over the Internet, Fuad Shamieh

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CNN-PDM: A Convolutional Neural Network Framework For Assets Predictive Maintenance, Willamos Silva

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Cluster-Based Chained Transfer Learning for Energy Forecasting With Big Data, Yifang Tian

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Data Analytics and Performance Enhancement in Edge-Cloud Collaborative Internet of Things Systems, Tianqi Yu

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Exploitation of Robust AoA Estimation and Low Overhead Beamforming in mmWave MIMO System, Yuyan Zhao

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Optimization and Management Techniques for Geo-distributed SDN-enabled Cloud Datacenters' Provisioning, Khaled M. Alhazmi

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Secured Data Masking Framework and Technique for Preserving Privacy in a Business Intelligence Analytics Platform, Osama Ali

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Constant Envelope DCT- and FFT- based Multicarrier Systems, Rayan Alsisi

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Recurrent Neural Network Architectures Toward Intrusion Detection, Wafaa Anani

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Performance Enhancement of IEEE 802.11AX in Ultra-Dense Wireless Networks, Jiyang Bai

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New Algorithms for Locating Faults in Series Capacitive Compensated Transmission Lines, Tirath Bains

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A Framework for Modelling User Activity Preferences, Roberto Barboza Junior

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Transformerless High-Power Medium-Voltage Multi-Module PV Converters, Hasan Bayat

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Design of an All-dielectric Sublayer for Enhanced Transmittance In Stacked Antenna Array Applications, Matthew Bester

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Resource Brokering in Grid Computing, Adrian T. Bienkowski

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Signal Identification In Discrete-Time Based On Internal-Model-Principle, Jie Chen

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Development of Digital Control Systems for Wearable Mechatronic Devices: Applications in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation of the Upper Limb, Tyler Desplenter

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Development of an EMG-based Muscle Health Model for Elbow Trauma Patients, Emma Farago

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Augmented Reality Simulation Modules for EVD Placement Training and Planning Aids, Hamza Waleed Ghandorh

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A Biomechanical and Physiological Signal Monitoring System for Four Degrees of Upper Limb Movement, Allison R. Goldman

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Spectral and Energy Efficient Communication Systems and Networks, Abdulbaset Hamed

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Continuous Monitoring of Neutral Grounding Resistors and Reactors, Rahim Jafari

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Current Implementation of the Flooding Time Synchronization Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks, Asma Khalil

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Non-Pilot Protection of the Inverter-Dominated AC Microgrid, Houman Lahiji

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Real-time Intrusion Detection using Multidimensional Sequence-to-Sequence Machine Learning and Adaptive Stream Processing, Gobinath Loganathan

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Simplified Numerical Models in Simulating Corona Discharge and EHD Flows, Sara Mantach

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Automatic Recall of Lessons Learned for Software Project Managers, Tamer Mohamed Abdellatif Mohamed

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Optimization Modeling and Machine Learning Techniques Towards Smarter Systems and Processes, Abdallah Moubayed

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Integration of RFID and Industrial WSNs to Create A Smart Industrial Environment, Ning Pan

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Objective Assessment of Machine Learning Algorithms for Speech Enhancement in Hearing Aids, Krishnan Parameswaran

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Investigation of Opto-Mechanics in Thin-Film Photonic Crystal Membranes, Brett D. Poulsen

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A High Gain DC-DC Full-Bridge Converter, Prashanth Prabhu

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INSecS: An Intelligent Network Security System, Nadun Rajasinghe

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Privacy-Protection in Cooperative Distributed Systems, Ali Saleh

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Learning-Based Reference-Free Speech Quality Assessment for Normal Hearing and Hearing Impaired Applications, Haniyeh Salehi

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Development of image-based surgical planning software for bone-conduction implants, Carlos D. Salgado

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OFDM System with g-CPFSK Mapper: Properties and Performance, Emammer K.H Shafter

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Electroacoustic Assessment of Hearing Aids and PSAPs, Manan Sheel

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Numerical studies of Electrohydrodynamic Flow Induced by Corona and Dielectric Barrier Discharges, Chaoao Shi

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Automatic Image Classification for Planetary Exploration, Lei Shu

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Generalized Scattering-Based Stabilization of Nonlinear Interconnected Systems, Anastasiia Usova

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Efficient Traffic Management Algorithms for the Core Network using Device-to-Device Communication and Edge Caching, Hessam Yousefi

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Performance Enhancement by Exploiting the Spatial Domain for Cost, Space and Spectrum Constraint 5G Communication, Golara Zafari

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Novel Channel Estimation Techniques for Next Generation MIMO-OFDM Wireless Communication Systems: Design and Performance Analysis, Mohammed Zourob

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Robotic Manipulation of Environmentally Constrained Objects Using Underactuated Hands, Mahyar Abdeetedal

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A Comparison between Different Snubbers for Flyback Converters, Adel Alganidi

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Modeling of Force and Motion Transmission in Tendon-Driven Surgical Robots, Farshad Anooshahpour

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Intelligent Advancements in Location Management and C-RAN Power-Aware Resource Allocation, Emad Ali Aqeeli

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Contextual Model-Based Collaborative Filtering for Recommender Systems, Dennis E. Bachmann