Browse Dissertations and Theses - Electrical and Computer Engineering by Contributor "Hajek, Bruce"

  • Bojja Venkatakrishnan, Shaileshh (2017-07-12)
    In recent years, massive growth in internet usage has spurred the emergence of complex large-scale networking systems to serve growing user bases, bandwidth and computation requirements. For example, data center facilities ...

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  • Lin, Meng (2019-04-22)
    Mathematics homework grading is a common real-world task where a human grader checks a student's solution to a math problem against the answer key and gives a score. This thesis proposes a deep-learning-powered grader that ...

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  • Livesay, Michael R. (2018-04-19)
    This thesis investigates cases when solutions to a mean field game (MFG) are non-unique. The symmetric Markov perfect information N-player game is considered and restricted to finite states and continuous time. The players' ...

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  • Zhu, Ji (2010-06-22)
    Distributed protocols for peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing over the Internet have been highly successful in recent years. The idea is that files to be shared are broken into pieces. As new peers enter the system, they ...

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  • Alanyali, Murat (1996)
    Complexity-performance trade-offs are investigated for dynamic resource allocation in load sharing networks with Erlang-type statistics. The emphasis is on the performance of simple allocation strategies that can be ...

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  • AlHamad, Osama A. (2011-01-14)
    This thesis analyzes the performance of successive interference cancellation (SIC) when used with multiple power, multichannel Aloha. We use the fluid model to analyze the performance of the system under various circumstances. ...

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  • Huang, Yen-Wei (2014-01-16)
    This dissertation studies the asymptotics of two multi-user channel problems. The fingerprinting channel is associated with digital fingerprinting, which is an emerging technology to protect multimedia from unauthorized ...

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  • Sayin, Muhammed O. (2019-08-15)
    In this dissertation, we analyze the interaction between intelligent and selfish agents in non-cooperative environments with a specific focus on the transmission of some private information among them. We seek to quantify ...

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  • Subramanian, Vijay Gautam (1999)
    The general wide-sense stationary and uncorrelated scattering (WSSUS) fading channel has a similar behavior in that the capacity per unit energy equals the capacity per unit energy of the AWGN channel with the same ...

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  • Cruz, Rene Leonardo (1987)
    In this thesis we develop a calculus for obtaining bounds on delay in a buffered communication network that applies to a wide variety of models for network operation. The theory we develop is different from traditional ...

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  • Gummadi, Subha R. (2012-02-06)
    This dissertation is concerned with the design and analysis of algorithms that address two related issues in communication networks, namely erasures and broadcast. Erasures are an appropriate model for communication channels ...

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  • Cullina, Daniel Francis (2016-11-28)
    A central task of coding theory is the design of schemes to reliably transmit data though space, via communication systems, or through time, via storage systems. Our goal is to identify and exploit structural properties ...

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  • Krishna, Arvind (1991)
    Various schemes for routing in high speed networks with few buffers are investigated. Deflection routing is an adaptive strategy for datagram routing which tries to diffuse congestion wherever it arises in the network. ...

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  • Sankagiri, Suryanarayana (2018-12-04)
    This thesis examines the problem of community detection in a new random graph model, which is a generalization of preferential attachment graphs. This model has some features that are more realistic than those of the ...

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  • Moon, Jun (2015-08-26)
    Modern control systems can be viewed as interconnections of spatially distributed multiple subsystems, where the individual subsystems share their information with each other through an underlying network that inherently ...

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  • Sanghavi, Sujay Rajendra (2006)
    In the second part of this dissertation we investigate the problem of disseminating a large file to a large network of users. The file is divided into pieces, and different pieces are initially uploaded to different users. ...

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  • Unnikrishnan, Jayakrishnan (2010-08-20)
    Statistical decision-making procedures are used in a wide range of contexts varying from communication receiver design to environment monitoring systems. Although such procedures have been studied for a long time, much ...

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  • Su, Lili (2017-07-12)
    A distributed system consists of networked components that interact with each other in order to achieve a common goal. Given the ubiquity of distributed systems and their vulnerability to adversarial attacks, it is crucial ...

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  • Ndrio, Mariola (2021-04-07)
    This thesis focuses on the study of allocation mechanisms and pricing schemes for the design and analysis of competitive electricity markets. Motivated by the increasing demand-side participation in high- and low-voltage ...

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  • Muralidhar, Anand (2011-08-25)
    This dissertation addresses the problem of determining the capacity of wireless networks and how to operate them. Within this context we present results on Gaussian relay, interference, and multicast networks. Two ...

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