Browse Dissertations and Theses - Electrical and Computer Engineering by Contributor "Srikant, Rayadurgam"

  • Lakshmikantha, Ashvin (2008)
    Much attention has been given to design of network algorithms for the Internet, assuming a fixed number of end hosts. While this is a crucial first step, the analysis is in no way complete. The current design goals such ...

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  • Jaramillo Jimenez, Juan J. (2010-05-19)
    The purpose of this dissertation is to design algorithms that provide quality of service and enforce cooperation in wireless ad hoc networks. Using a simple network model, we first study the performance of some previously ...

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  • Shakkottai, Srinivas Govindaraju (2007)
    Some of our work is control-theoretic in nature and studies the effects of delays in obtaining information about the available resources. Some work is game-theoretic and studies the economic impact of choice in terms of ...

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  • Ghaderi Dehkordi, Javad (2013-08-22)
    Random access schemes are simple and inherently distributed, yet could provide the striking capability to match the optimal throughput performance (maximum stability region) of centralized scheduling mechanisms. The ...

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  • Nguyen, Kien C. (2011-08-25)
    Together with the massive and rapid evolution of computer networks, there has been a surge of research interest and activity surrounding network security recently. A secure network has to provide users with confidentiality, ...

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  • Mu, Jiaqi (2019-09-04)
    Real-valued word embeddings have transformed natural language processing (NLP) applications, recognized for their ability to capture linguistic regularities. Popular examples are word2vec, GloVe, GPT and BERT. Both word2vec ...

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  • Quinn, Christopher (2014-09-16)
    We propose a framework to infer influences between agents in a network using only observed time series. The framework is general---it does not require any particular class of models for the dynamics. It includes graphical ...

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  • Kowshik, Hemant J. (2011-05-25)
    In many sensor network applications, one is interested only in computing some relevant \textit{function} of the sensor measurements. In this thesis, we study optimal strategies for in-network computation and communication ...

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  • Khanafer, Ali (2015-01-21)
    This thesis focuses on designing efficient mechanisms for controlling information spread in networks. We consider two models for information spread. The first one is the well-known distributed averaging dynamics. The second ...

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  • Seo, Daewon (2019-06-05)
    Many recent information technologies such as crowdsourcing and social decision-making systems are designed based on (near-)optimal information processing techniques for machines. However, in such applications, some parts ...

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  • Xu, Aolin (2016-11-30)
    In a generic distributed information processing system, a number of agents connected by communication channels aim to accomplish a task collectively through local communications. The fundamental limits of distributed ...

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  • El Gamal, Ali (2014-05-30)
    Coordinated Multi-Point (CoMP) transmission is an infrastructural enhancement under consideration for next generation wireless networks. In this work, the capacity gain achieved through CoMP transmission is studied in ...

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  • Bande, Meghana (2019-03-22)
    Interference management in wireless networks has emerged as an important task in order to meet the increased demand for data. In this thesis, interference management through cooperative transmission in the downlink is ...

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  • Annapureddy, Venkata (2012-02-06)
    The world is going wireless, and the availability of high-speed ubiquitous wireless connectivity is being taken for granted. Along with high bandwidth consuming applications such as high-definition video, mobile devices ...

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  • Aghasadeghi, Navid (2015-04-24)
    Powered prosthetic devices have shown to be capable of restoring natural gait to amputees. However, the commercialization of these devices is faced by some challenges, in particular in prosthetic controller design. A ...

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  • Sun, Hui (2014-05-30)
    This dissertation involves L1 adaptive control development and analysis in the presence of quantization and system delays, addressing quantized uncertain systems and delayed uncertain systems. We discuss three cases of ...

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  • Kannan, Sreeram (2013-02-03)
    The need to deliver increasing amounts of data over a fixed bandwidth in wireless networks necessitates the engineering of communication schemes with ever-increasing efficiencies. In this context, it is imperative to obtain ...

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  • Gupta, Harsh (2017-11-10)
    We consider the problem of transmitting at the optimal rate over a rapidly varying wireless channel with unknown statistics when the feedback about channel quality is very limited. One motivation for this problem is that, ...

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  • McAllister, Wyatt Spalding (2020-05-08)
    This work presents techniques for predictive modeling of weed growth, as well as an improved planning index to be used in conjunction with these techniques, for the purpose of improving the performance of coordinated weeding ...

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  • Kong, Seo Taek (2019-04-15)
    This thesis considers the multi-armed bandit (MAB) problem, both the traditional bandit feedback and graphical bandits when there is side information. Motivated by the Boltzmann exploration algorithm often used in the more ...

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