Browse Dissertations and Theses - Electrical and Computer Engineering by Contributor "Veeravalli, Venugopal V."

  • 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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  • Li, Yun (2012-09-18)
    This thesis focuses on the binary classification problem with training data under both classes. We first review binary hypothesis testing problems and present a new result on the case of countably infinite alphabet. The ...

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  • Prakash, Rajat (2003)
    Finally, some assumptions required for time-scale separation are relaxed. In particular, time-scale separation is extended to systems with multiple user classes, and to scheduling schemes that use residual filesize ...

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  • Gao, Xiaobin (2018-08-23)
    Communication scheduling and remote estimation scenarios arise in the context of wireless sensor networks, which involve monitoring and controlling the state of a dynamical system from remote locations. This entails joint ...

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  • Wilson, Craig (2012-02-06)
    Managing interference for wireless networks is crucial for meeting future demand for higher mobile data rates. Interference can be viewed through the interference channel (IC) in which pairs of transmitters and receivers ...

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  • Ligo, Jonathan (2014-01-16)
    Graphs are used to model dependency structures, such as communication networks, social networks, and biological networks. Observing the graph in its entirety may be undesirable due to size of the graph or noise in observations, ...

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  • Xu, Hanchen (2019-05-08)
    In this dissertation, we develop several data-driven frameworks for coordinating distributed energy resources (DERs) in power distribution systems to provide ancillary services including active power provision and reactive ...

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  • Banerjee, Taposh (2015-01-21)
    In the classical problem of quickest change detection, a decision maker observes a sequence of random variables. At some point of time, the distribution of the random variables changes abruptly. The objective is to detect ...

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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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  • Chamberland-Tremblay, Jean-Francois (2004)
    Distributed sensor systems with the capacity to collect, process, and transmit environmental data have the potential to enable the next revolution in information technology. The rising interest in such sensor systems ...

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  • Ligo, Jonathan Gillmore (2017-09-22)
    In this thesis, we study the sparse mixture detection problem as a binary hypothesis testing problem. Under the null hypothesis, we observe i.i.d. samples from a known noise distribution. Under the alternative hypothesis, ...

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  • Srinivasan, Sundhar Ram (2010-05-19)
    The context for this work is cooperative multi-agent systems (MAS). An agent is an intelligent entity that can measure some aspect of its environment, process information and possibly influence the environment through its ...

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  • Appadwedula, Swaroop (2003)
    Sensor networks powered by batteries or charged by energy-scavenging devices are to be used in a wide variety of applications where detection is the primary step. Faced with tight constraints on energy, bandwidth, and other ...

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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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  • Bu, Yuheng (2016-11-17)
    The problem of estimating the Kullback-Leibler divergence D(P||Q) between two unknown distributions P and Q is studied, under the assumption that the alphabet size k of the distributions can scale to infinity. The estimation ...

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  • Narayanan, Sriram (2010-05-19)
    A fundamental hurdle to realizing the exciting future applications of embedded computing is lack of adequate power supply. Unlike the exponential growth in computing capability, the improvements in power sources have been ...

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  • Bande, Meghana (2015-06-09)
    Interference is an important factor that limits the rates that can be achieved by mobile users in a cellular network. Interference management through cooperation has emerged as a major consideration for next-generation ...

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  • Huang, Dayu (2013-02-03)
    Statistical hypothesis testing is a method to make a decision among two or more hypotheses using measurement data. It includes, for instance, deciding whether a system is in its normal state based on sensor measurements, ...

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  • Kim, Minji (2017-04-13)
    The completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 opened a new era for scientists. Through advanced high-throughput sequencing technologies, we now have access to a large amount of genomic data and we can use it to answer ...

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