Browse College of Engineering by Title

• (2000-05)

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• (2013-08-22)
Bridges in low- to moderate-seismic zones, such as Mid-America, commonly employ elastomeric expansion bearings to accommodate service-level thermal deformations in the superstructure. Any potentially beneficial effect of ...

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• (2014-05-30)
In this dissertation, we study the dynamic coverage problem for multi-agent systems, where the main objective of a group of mobile agents is to explore a given compact region. Qualitatively, the coverage goal can be described ...

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• (Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010-05)

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• (2009)
This thesis focuses on the application and theoretical developments of model predictive control techniques for the distributed control and safe coordination of autonomous vehicles, specially those with nonholonomic dynamic ...

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• (2011-01-14)
The advent of computerized medical devices has resulted in better accuracy and increased safety for patients and clinicians, yet medical accidents are still not uncommon. With the computerized medical devices and their ...

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• (2011-12)
The III-V heterojunction-bipolar (HBT) has become the standard industry device in high-speed applications, due to its superior current gain and faster electron transit times. Many high-frequency applications also require ...

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• (2018-12-12)
Reinforcement learning (RL) is a general method for agents to learn optimal control policies through exploration and experience. Due to its generality, RL can generate novel policies that may not be easily expressed with ...

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• (2006)
This thesis describes the main ideas, insights, and the approach that SAFECode system uses to achieve the goal of providing safety guarantees to software written in unsafe languages. This thesis also evaluates the SAFECode ...

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• (2006-09)
Many computing systems today are written in weakly typed languages such as C and C++. These languages are known to be unsafe'' as they do not prevent or detect common memory errors like array bounds violations, pointer ...

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• (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2019-01)
The main objective of this study is to determine the safety effectiveness of the adaptive signal control technology (ASCT) SynchroGreen using an observational before and after study applying the Empirical Bayes (EB) method. ...

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• (2006-08)
In trust negotiation and other distributed proving systems, networked entities cooperate to form proofs that are justified by collections of certified attributes. These attributes may be obtained through interactions with ...

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• (2019-04-19)
The number of embedded controllers in charge of physical systems has rapidly increased over the past years. Embedded controllers are present in every aspect of our lives, from our homes to our vehicles and factories. The ...

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• (2013-01)
The safety benefits and costs associated with implementing adaptive signal control technology (ASCT) were evaluated in this study. A user-friendly online survey was distributed to 62 agencies that had implemented ASCT in ...

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• (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-03)
In the spring of 2010, the Illinois Department of Transportation initiated an areawide implementation of the flashing yellow arrow (FYA) as the display for the left-turn permissive interval at more than 100 intersections ...

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• (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2017-04)
As a part of this research, the safety performance of red light running (RLR) camera systems was evaluated for a sample of 41 intersections and 60 RLR camera approaches located on state routes under IDOT’s jurisdiction in ...

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• (2011-04)
The single greatest category of highway vehicle crashes is run-off-the-road incidents. Significant material differences and elevation changes in shoulder edges pose a potential safety hazard when a vehicle leaves the travel ...

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• (Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013-11)
Robotic surgical systems are intended to enable surgeons to perform minimally invasive operations with increased vision, precision, dexterity, and control, and to reduce the rate of injuries, blood loss, length of hospital ...

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• (2019-07-09)
This dissertation addresses the questions of how to ensure safety in medical Cyber-Physical-Human System (CPHS) development from various perspectives including (1) System Design for Networked Medical CPHS, (2) Safety-driven ...

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• (1986)
The research described in this dissertation supports the thesis that a language-oriented editor for full programming languages, and other languages specifiable with context-free LR(1) grammars, can be based upon an incremental ...

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