Browse Senior Theses - Electrical and Computer Engineering by Issue

  • Jiang, Anwen (2012-05)
    Few previous research studies have investigated the decision processes that engineering students use when they transition from undergraduate programs to either professional practice or graduate programs. This study aims ...

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  • Bisht, Ishita (2014-05)
    Over the years, the thirst for high speeds in data transmission has become unquenchable. Todays demands necessitate operation of transmission links at speeds in the gigahertz range. At such accelerated rates, ...

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  • Brakauskas, Victor (2014-05)
    The purpose of my research was to find a relation between HTTP request loads and power usage of a BeageBoard. This information will then be used to optimize the load balancing of web requests to a variable amount of ...

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  • Chen, Daniel (2014-05)
    Short read aligners are tools used to map a person's genome onto the human reference genome. A typical aligner may take around seven hours to map the DNA associated with one single chromosome. I propose porting an aligner ...

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  • Datye, Isha (2014-05)
    Graphene, an atomically thin, two-dimensional honeycomb lattice of carbon atoms, has the potential for use in optoelectronic devices due to its high conductivity, mobility, and optical transparency. Although it lacks a ...

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  • Deng, Dechen (2014-05)
    For a long time people have debated about whether an artificial intelligence can learn like human beings. Whether it is possible for them to learn a skill or an ability through human or environmental interaction continues ...

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  • Barnes, Whitney (2010-12)
    International students are valuable to domestic universities as they inspire intercultural learning, foster understanding of diversity and global issues, and contribute financially to the US economy. Although international ...

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  • Dong, Pu (2014-05)
    Human computer interaction (HCI) studies a human being and a computer at the same time. Within an HCI system, a graphical user interface (GUI) as software and input and output (I/O) hardware must be matched. Common sensory ...

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  • Findlay, Junia (2014-05)
    The motivation for this research is to be able to replicate a simplified neuronal model onto an FPGA using VHDL logic. Once the artificial neuron is created, self-organizing algorithms (Kohonen Maps) will be implemented. ...

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  • Gur, Onur (2014-05)
    The purpose of this study is to create a Young’s modulus sensor that would be used on the skin. Knowledge of Young’s modulus can be helpful in detecting skin diseases and evaluating cosmetic products that are aimed at ...

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  • Wahby, William (2007-12)
    Phase change memory (PCM) is a novel nonvolatile memory technology with great potential for scaling beyond the physical limits of Flash, at dimensions of 35 nm and below. Rather than relying on charge storage, PCM functions ...

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  • Mathews, Phil (2008-05)
    A direct silicon bonded (DSB) wafer is a new electronic material showing great promise for increased efficiency of CMOS devices. DSB wafers are hybrid materials, created from the bonding of a Si(110) crystallographic ...

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  • Comberiate, Thomas M. (2008-05)
    This thesis presents the design and testing of a reconfigurable microstrip antenna with switchable circular polarization. The antenna is designed to resonate at 3.5 GHz, a frequency at which WiMAX (IEEE 802.16) technology ...

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  • Prince, David Chandler (1912)

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  • Amnueypornsakul, Bussaba (2013-05)
    Carrier sense multiple access with collision avoidance or CSMA/CA is a protocol used in Wi-Fi networks because CSMA/CA does not have a complicated control plane. Wi-Fi, unlike cellular network, cannot afford an expensive ...

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  • Anushiravani, Ramin (2013-12)
    3D sound can reproduce a realistic acoustic environment for binaural recordings through headphones and loudspeakers. 3D audio playback through loudspeakers is externalized in contrast with headphone playback, where the ...

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  • El Bassiouny, Omar A. (2008-12)
    The Doppler shift is a natural phenomenon that is an effect of the relative movement between a transmitter and a receiver. By measuring it one can extract suffi cient information to discern the speed and direction of ...

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  • Chen, Ziming (2013-12)
    The dynamics of insolation condition have an effect on the performance and energy output of photovoltaic (PV) systems. Therefore, it is sensible to monitor the output performance of a PV system on the sub-module level ...

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  • Qiu, Junyi (2013-12)
    Patterning technique at nano-scale has always been the fundamental enabler of all branches of nanotechnologies dealing with nanostructures including nanofilms, nanopillars, nanowires, nanodots, and other novel two-dimension ...

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  • Akgun, Itir (2014-05)
    GoldMine is an automatic assertion generation tool which uses data mining and static analysis techniques on the register-transfer level (RTL) design. The assertions generated from the RTL design are processed through the ...

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