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  • Crisostomo Romero, Pedro Moises (2011-05-25)
    Hand detection on images has important applications on person activities recognition. This thesis focuses on PASCAL Visual Object Classes (VOC) system for hand detection. VOC has become a popular system for object detection, ...

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  • Yang, Ming-Hsuan (2000)
    Recently, Support Vector Machines (SVMs) have shown great potential in visual learning and pattern recognition problems. However, training a SVM for a large-scale problem is challenging since it is computationally intensive ...

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  • Choi, Lynn (1996)
    Reducing memory latency is critical to the performance of large-scale parallel systems. Due to the temporal and spatial locality of memory reference patterns, private caches can eliminate redundant memory accesses and ...

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  • Neelakantam, Naveen (2012-02-06)
    This dissertation introduces the atomic region as a novel compiler abstraction which eases the development of speculative compiler optimizations. As this dissertation will show, speculation enables a compiler writer to ...

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  • Haskin, Roger Lee (1980)
    The problems involved in searching very large text databases are discussed. It is shown that conventional techniques for searching current databases cannot be scaled up to larger ones, and that it is necessary to build ...

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  • Luo, Hao (2015-07-22)
    Expert finding systems allow users to type simple text queries and retrieve names of individuals who possess the expertise described in the queries. Such applications are especially useful in real world: conference orga- ...

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  • Ssu, Kuo-Feng (2000)
    Traditional checkpoint intervals typically cannot control maximum recovery time for log-based checkpointing protocols and may cause unnecessary checkpointing overhead. In this thesis, an adaptive checkpointing protocol is ...

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  • Ma, Xiaosong (2003)
    We evaluated our proposed I/O optimizations, namely active buffering and the GODIVA framework, with both synthetic benchmarks and real-world applications, including simulations and visualization tools. The performance ...

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  • Bagchi, Saurabh (2001)
    A key problem besetting distributed applications is how to provide reliability guarantees to them, running on off-the-shelf hardware and software components. Chameleon is a Software Implemented Fault Tolerance (SIFT) ...

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  • Najem, Ziad H. (1994)
    A central component of expertise is control knowledge which describes the approach to solving a problem. Human experts are capable of utilizing their control knowledge in different contexts. For example, an expert can ...

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  • Nguyen, Anthony-Trung Dinh (2001)
    Applying a combination of the parallel mechanisms allows integrating four times as many processors per coherence controller. This reduces system cost, while maintaining or even exceeding the performance of systems with a ...

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  • Liu, Siyao (2015-03-06)
    Miscanthus is a bioenergy feedstock crop that has only recently become the subject of modern breeding efforts. It also has more than a 100 year history as an ornamental crop in the U.S., with many cultivars currently sold ...

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  • Gates, Mark R. (2011-08-25)
    We develop speed, efficiency, and accuracy improvements to a three-dimensional (3D) digital volume correlation (DVC) algorithm, which measures displacement and strain fields throughout the interior of a material. Our goal ...

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  • Sharma, Abhishek (2013-08-22)
    The increase in demand and popularity of cloud and big data applications has driven the need for higher throughput data center network design. Recent work to provide topologies with much denser interconnects pose a difficult ...

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  • Furukawa, Yasutaka (2008)
    Image-based modeling is the process of automatically acquiring geometric object and scene models from photographs or video clips. This dissertation addresses three core problems in image-based modeling: static scene ...

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  • Whaley, Alfred D. (1984)
    This thesis presents WorkNet and the VSP (Virtual Service Protocol). WorkNet is an extension of transport layer protocols and interprocess communications mechanisms. VSP is an original presentation layer protocol. These ...

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  • Connelly, Katherine Hane (2003)
    We choose three algorithms for our HiPIP implementation. We perform an empirical analysis on a Linux cluster connected with 100 Mbps Ethernet. For a null RMI, the plaintext latency is 150 microseconds. Our HiPIP implementation ...

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  • Kalyanaraman, Kaushik (2015-12-04)
    We present in this dissertation some developments in the discretizations of exterior calculus for problems posed on simplicial discretization (meshes) of geometric manifolds and analogous problems on abstract simplicial ...

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  • He, Bin (2006)
    Schema matching is a critical problem for integrating heterogeneous information sources. Traditionally, the problem of matching multiple schemas has essentially relied on finding pairwise attribute correspondences in ...

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