# Browse by Subject "Computer Science"

• (1990)
Previous efforts to integrate Explanation-Based Learning (EBL) and Similarity-Based Learning (SBL) have treated these two methods as distinct interactive processes. In contrast, the synthesis presented here views these ...

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• (1983)
The desirability and suitability of using very large arrays of processors such as the Massively Parallel Processor (MPP) for processing remotely sensed images is investigated. The dissertation can be broken into two areas.

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• (1988)
The goal of this work has been to better understand analytical atomic emission sources. Heavy reliance on engineering designs of predecessors is exhibited, with the exception of charge coupled device (CCD) detection ...

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• (1996)
Imperative and functional programming are two styles which have long been viewed as incompatible. In particular, the functional property of referential transparency could not be maintained in the face of destructive update, ...

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• (1989)
Rewrite systems are directed equations that can be used to compute by repeatedly rewriting an initial term until a final form is obtained. Such systems provide a nondeterministic programming language having convenient ...

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• (1996)
The thesis is concerned with the behavior of corrupted real-time control systems and their corrupted trajectories. The difference between the corrupted trajectory and the precise trajectory is called the tracking error. ...

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• (1993)
As the size of modern VLSI circuits increases, new problems are emerging in the VLSI CAD area. The circuit is becoming more difficult to test, the circuit performances are greatly influenced by the physical layout, and the ...

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• (1991)
Search is ubiquitous in computer science, but most searches are performed under constraints: time, memory, dependences. We study several cases of constrained search and present methods for improving their performance. ...

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• (1977)

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• (1994)
A new family of preconditioners for conjugate gradient-like iterative methods applied to large sparse linear least squares problems, $min\Vert Ax-b\Vert\sb2$, is proposed. The family is based on incomplete Gram-Schmidt ...

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• (1996)
An integrated teaching system was developed and tested on students enrolled in a woody landscape plants identification course. A Microsoft Windows-based system incorporated high quality digital images and text in an ...

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• (1994)
General Purpose Layout System (GPLS) is proposed as a bidirectional layout conversion system. GPLS can translate layout to stick diagram, stick diagram to layout, layout to layout, mixed input to layout. To achieve these ...

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• (1992)
Most integrated circuit designs must be iterated in the design cycle for tens or even hundreds times to correct all of the violations and/or to optimize the performance. At the latter portion of the design cycles, only ...

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• (1996)
Incorrect domain theories, and the flawed plans derived from them, are an inescapable aspect of planning in the real world. Previous learning approaches to the incorrect domain theory problem have relied on diagnosing ...

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• (1996)
In this thesis we introduce the notion of incremental problems in geometric robot motion planning, and give incremental algorithms to solve these problems efficiently. In particular, we present incremental algorithms to ...

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• (1995)
Concurrent engineering is a methodology for design which is increasing in popularity at large manufacturing organizations. Because of this methodology's focus on group rather than individual productivity, many computer-based ...

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• (1996)
This dissertation includes three topics in the transient analysis of linear systems: indirect numerical integration, difference approximation, and circuit simulation of transmission lines.

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• (1995)
A central problem in artificial intelligence is reasoning under uncertainty. This thesis views inductive learning as reasoning under uncertainty and develops an Extended Bayesian Belief Function approach that allows a ...

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• (1988)
The ability to predict the likely occurrence of certain events in the future permits one to make plans in advance in order to achieve a goal. This capability can be acquired empirically by discovering that certain temporal ...

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