# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Electrical and Computer Engineering by Title

• (1989)
The process of impurity-induced layer disordering (IILD), or layer intermixing, in Al$\sb{\rm x}$Ga$\sb{\rm 1-x}$As-GaAs quantum-well heterostructures (QWHs) and superlattices (SLs), and in related III-V quantum well ...

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• (2010-08-20)
A new class of photoassociation lasers has been demonstrated in which photoexcited alkali-rare gas collision pairs dissociate in order to produce inversion on atomic alkali transitions. The pump acceptance bandwidths of ...

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• (2020-01-31)
(Al)GaN-based transistors are the backbones of next-generation high power/frequency electronics. However, various challenges with this exciting technology still necessitate more comprehensive investigations. In particular, ...

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• (2015-02-16)
This dissertation examines several of the current limitations and barriers to integration of graphene into scalable nanoelectronic devices, primarily defects from wafer-scale graphene synthesis, graphene-substrate interactions, ...

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• (2019-07-18)
Engineers have pushed the boundaries of audio compression and designed numerous lossy audio compression codecs, such as ACC, WNA, and others, that have surpassed the longstanding MP3 coding format. However most of the ...

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• (2018-04-23)
This thesis reports various attempts at applying generative deep neural networks to audio for the task of recovering a high quality audio signal when given a low sample rate signal. Our experiments show that deep networks ...

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• (2004)
The last part of the thesis presents our work on "single-channel audio source separation" using generative probabilistic models. The approach can be potentially very useful as a pre-processing step for the key audio "objects" ...

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• (2014-05-30)
Auditory transduction modeling efforts have relied on detailed metrics such as phase-locking, adaptation time, and spike timings. A technique allowing summary comparison of auditory models is missing from the current body ...

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• (2009)
Several fundamental aspects of the surface integral equation (SIE) method including the low-frequency breakdown, the skin effect, and the substrate effect, have been addressed for full-wave electromagnetic analysis in the ...

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• (2015-12-09)
Using automated grading tools to provide feedback to students is common in Computer Science education. The ﬁrst step of automated grading is to ﬁnd defects in the student program. However, ﬁnding bugs in code has never ...

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• (2019-04-24)
The main objective of modern SoC (system-on-chip) designs is to achieve high-performance while maintaining low power consumption and resource usage. However, achieving such a goal is a difficult and time-consuming engineering ...

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• (1996)
In this thesis we present new methods for the automated design of new heuristics in knowledge-lean applications and for finding heuristics that can be generalized to unlearned test cases. These applications lack domain ...

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• (2001)
NFTAPE is different from other fault-injection tools in that it separates the components that inject faults or trigger faults (called Lightweight Fault Injectors or Lightweight Triggers) from the rest of the tool. Though ...

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• (2012-09-18)
We propose an automatic method for image sharpening that maximizes the perceptual sharpness while preserving naturalness and original colors of a given image. We hypothesize a set of image properties to model the context ...

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• (2017-07-20)
An IEC 16000-4-2 compliant, high-accuracy air-discharge automation system is used to study the properties of air discharge electrostatic discharge (ESD). This work corroborates conclusions of previous works and presents ...

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• (1985)
A thorough background to the theoretical analysis of Hall effect carrier concentrations and mobilities in n-type GaAs, InP, and their related direct gap semiconductor alloys is presented along with a thorough treatment of ...

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• (2014-05-30)
Automatic audio categorization has great potential for application in the maintenance and usage of large and constantly growing media databases; accordingly, much research has been done to demonstrate the feasibility of ...

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• (1971)

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