Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois
This collection contains dissertations and theses produced by masters and doctoral students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
If you are a graduate student depositing your thesis or dissertation, please do this through the Graduate College at https://grad.illinois.edu/thesis/submit. If you deposit electronically, your dissertation or thesis will appear in this collection once your degree is conferred.
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(2019-04-26)JPEG compression has been a popular lossy image compression technique and is widely used in digital imaging. Restoring high-quality images from their compressed JPEG counterparts, however, is an ill-posed inverse problem ...
(2014-07-18)Pacadar is a precast concrete company, headquartered in Madrid, Spain, that had proposed a research project to the University of Illinois based on their need to nondestructively characterize steel fiber dispersion and ...
(2019-04-26)Preliminary techno-economic analysis (TEA) of a chemical process provides critical information on the economic feasibility, technological bottlenecks, and venture risks due to process uncertainties. Current TEA methods ...
(2019-04-26)Three-dimensional (3D) printing has widespread uses across many industries due to its versatility and capabilities. However, freeform fabrication of thermoset polymers remains a technical challenge. This thesis combines ...
(2019-04-26)The rapid growth of data and ever increasing model complexity of deep neural networks (DNNs) have enabled breakthroughs in various artificial intelligence fields such as computer vision, natural language processing and ...