Browse College of Engineering by Title

  • Golparvar Fard, Mani (2012-08-02)
    Early detection of actual or potential performance deviations in field construction activities is critical to project management as it provides an opportunity to initiate proactive actions to avoid these deviations or ...

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  • Shin, Soobong (1994)
    A new damage detection algorithm is developed based on a system identification method. The algorithm can be used as a non-destructive diagnostic technique to aid in decisions of repair and rehabilitation of existing ...

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  • He, Wenbo; Huang, Ying; Nahrstedt, Klara; Lee, Whay C. (2007-12)
    Reliable message propagation is an important means of communication in mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs), and serves as a fundamental component for various applications, such as mobile advertising, inter-vehicle safety message ...

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  • Gu, Randy S. (2011-01-14)
    The growing dependence of society on enormous quantities of information stored electronically has led to a corresponding rise in errors in this information. The stored data can be critically important, necessitating new ...

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  • Mao, Yiwei; Ouyang, Yanfeng (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2014-11)
    The project was conducted systematic road-safety assessment and identified major risks that can be eliminated or reduced by practical road-improvement measures. Specifically, the primary task of this project was to collect ...

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  • Gu, Siyu (2014-05-30)
    This thesis complements the large body of social sensing literature by developing means for augmenting sensing data with inference results that "fill-in" missing pieces. Unlike trend-extrapolation methods, we focus on ...

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  • Sung, I-Jui (2013-05-24)
    Matrix transposition is an important algorithmic building block for many numeric algorithms like multidimensional FFT. It has also been used to convert the storage layout of arrays. Intuitively, in-place transposition ...

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  • Dutta, Sudipta (2013-02-03)
    The Smart Grid represents a transition of the power and energy industry into a new era of improved efficiency, reliability, availability, and security, while contributing to economic and environmental health. However, ...

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  • Yu, Hwan-Jo (2004-05)
    Data is everywhere, abundant, continuously increasing, and heterogeneous. For example, Web pages on the Internet are rapidly growing, data in commercial databases are continuously accumulating, as well as biological data ...

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  • Berkovsky, Shlomo; Eytani, Yaniv; Kuflik, Tsvi; Ricci, Francesco (2007-02)
    Collaborative Filtering (CF) is an attractive and reliable recommendation technique. CF is typically implemented using a centralized storage of user profiles and this is a severe privacy danger, since an attack to this ...

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  • Dalton, Steven (2015-01-21)
    Algebraic multigrid methods for large, sparse linear systems are central to many computational simulations. Parallel algorithms for such solvers are generally decomposed into coarse-grain tasks suitable for distributed ...

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  • Brodman, James C. (2011-05-25)
    Exploiting parallelism in modern machines increases the di culty of developing applications. Thus, new abstractions are needed that facilitate parallel programming and at the same time allow the programmer to control ...

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  • Mehrotra, Sharad (1996)
    Despite rapid increases in CPU performance, the primary obstacles to achieving higher performance in contemporary processor organizations remain control and data hazards. Primary data cache misses are responsible for the ...

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  • Chen, William Yu-Wei, Jr (1993)
    Processor design techniques, such as pipelining, superscalar, and VLIW, have dramatically decreased the average number of clock cycles per instruction. As a result, each execution cycle has become more significant to overall ...

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  • Walsh, Sara B.; Hajjar, Jerome F. (Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009-06)
    This research is investigating the use of high resolution 3D terrestrial laser scanners as tools to capture geometric data of complex scenes for structural engineering applications. Laser scan technology is continuously ...

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  • Yamada, Yoji (1995)
    Numerical applications frequently contain nested loop structures that process large arrays of data. The execution of these loop structures often produces memory preference patterns that poorly utilize data caches. Limited ...

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  • Song, Xiaohui (1992)
    This thesis studies the performance of concurrency control algorithms in maintaining temporal consistency of data in hard real-time systems. In our model, a hard real-time system consists of periodic tasks which are either ...

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  • Tucker, Conrad S. (2011-05-25)
    The goal of this research is to propose a data mining based design framework that can be used to solve complex systems design problems in a timely and efficient manner, with the main focus being product family design ...

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  • Banan, Mohmoud-Reza (1995)
    This research study presents the mathematical basis for building the MC-HARP data-processing environment. The MC-HARP strategy determines the functional structure and parameters of a mathematical model simultaneously. A ...

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  • Banan, M-R.; Hjelmstad, K.D. (University of Illinois Engineering Experiment Station. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1994-04)
    This report presents a general method for developing data-based mathematical models for complex problems with large data bases. The method uses the Monte Carlo method in conjunction with a hierarchical adaptive ...

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