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    • Target localization in MRI-guided prostate biopsy 

      Xu, Helen (2014-03-03)
      Prostate cancer is a worldwide health concern for men. Needle biopsy is the most definitive form of cancer diagnosis. Target-specific biopsies can be performed under magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guidance. However, ...
    • Taxonomy for JavaScript Attacks 

      Nourijelyani, Mohammad (2014-11-26)
      In the ubiquity era, each user has multiple devices; hence an attractive model is to have applications that execute in a client’s web browser instead of developing a native application for each device. JavaScript is the ...
    • A Tensegrity Based Structure Optimization Framework 

      Jdanov, Vyacheslav (2014-08-25)
      This thesis presents a tensegrity based structure optimization framework. A tensegrity structure consists of rods (compressed elements) and elastics (tensile elements) connected into a stable structure. A tensegrity structure ...
    • TerraGuide: A Multi-Surface Environment for Visibility Analysis 

      Oskamp, Matthew (2015-05-04)
      Terrain visibility analysis is a challenging task that is currently supported by complex tools with cumbersome user interfaces. In this thesis, we present TerraGuide, a novel multi-surface environment for exploratory terrain ...
    • Testing Models of Reactive Systems 

      Ahmadi, Reza
      Testing models of modern Real-time Embedded (RTE) systems is not straightforward due to timing constraints, numerous if not infinite possible behaviors, and complex communications between components. Software testing ...
    • Theoretical and Practical Considerations of Learning Algorithms in Image-guided Interventions 

      Sedghi, Alireza
      Image-guided Interventions (IGI) have revolutionized medical practice and improved the quality of life for patients by enabling less invasive surgeries and treatments. Recent advancements in computing power and learning ...
    • The theory of and practical consideration for ultrasound guided interventions: from phantom data to clinical studies 

      Gerolami, Justin
      Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in Canada. Research in early detection is essential for improving survival rates. The current standards for diagnosis include physical examinations, chemical tests, and biopsy. ...
    • Toward Green Media Delivery: Location-aware Opportunities and Approaches 

      Abou-Zeid, Hatem; Hassanein, Hossam S. (2014)
      Mobile media has undoubtedly become the predominant source of traffic in wireless networks. The result is not only congestion and poor Quality-of-Experience, but also an unprecedented energy drain at both the network and ...
    • Towards a framework for intuitive programming of cellular automata 

      Torbey, Sami (2007-12-05)
      The ability to obtain complex global behaviour from simple local rules makes cellular automata an interesting platform for massively parallel computation. However, manually designing a cellular automaton to perform a given ...
    • Towards A Security Framework for Smartphone Operating Systems 

      Iqbal, Md Shahrear
      Smartphones have become an integral part of our daily lives that offer a multitude of features in a small form factor. Users store sensitive personal information on their phones and perform financial transactions. Moreover, ...
    • Towards Enhanced Location and Sensing Services for the Internet of Things 

      Al Mtawa, Yaser
      Location discovery (i.e., Localization) and sensing coverage services in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) have received significant attention from the Internet of Things (IoT) research community. The usage of WSNs within ...
    • Towards Generalizing Defect Prediction Models 

      Zhang, Feng (2016-01-28)
      Software quality is vital to the success of a software project. Fixing defects is the major activity to continuously improve software quality. Given that a real development team usually exhibits limited resources and tight ...
    • Towards Provably Correct Services: Automated Service Composition Via Supervisory Control Synthesis 

      Atampore, Francis
      Service-oriented computing (SOC) is a distributed computing paradigm that is revolutionizing the development of software systems. Service-oriented architecture (SOA) provides a framework for realizing and implementing ...
    • Towards Provisioning Vehicle-Based Information Services 

      Abdelhamid, Sherin (2014-12-02)
      Smart vehicles are considered key enablers for intelligent transport systems. They are equipped with components to enable services for vehicle occupants, other vehicles on roads, and third parties. In-vehicle sensors, ...
    • Towards Reliability Evaluation and Integration in Cloud Resource Management 

      Alam, A B M Bodrul
      The adoption of cloud computing technology is increasing day by day due to its enormous services and low cost. Customers transfer their businesses to cloud because of the beneficial cloud features such as scalability, high ...
    • Towards Web Service Tagging By Similarity Detection 

      Martin, Douglas (2011-10-04)
      The web of the future will require automated tagging of equivalent or similar services in support of service discovery and the selection of appropriate alternatives in case of failure. Code similarity detection tools, or ...
    • Track Persistence in Wireless Sensor Networks 

      Bentley, Ian (2010-09-09)
      In this thesis we directly consider an object tracking problem for wireless sensor networks (WSNs), called track persistence. Track persistence temporally extends the problem of object tracking by seeking to store and ...
    • Transforming the Attitudinal Impact of Text 

      Allison, Paul
      Authors of persuasive documents strive to influence the attitudes of their readers in such a manner that they are encouraged to respond in a desired way. For instance, companies produce advertisements with the goal of ...
    • Triangulation of a Hierarchical Hexagon Mesh 

      Guenette, Matthew (2009-01-21)
      Recently, a multi-resolution, hierarchical version of the hexagon mesh was introduced. In order for computers to display this mesh of hexagons, it must be triangulated. This thesis describes an algorithm to triangulate the ...
    • Tuning Spark Performance 

      Zhang, Jenne
      In the big data era, big data frameworks play a vital role in storing and processing large amounts of data, providing significant improvements in performance and availability. Spark is one of the most popular big data ...