Graduate Theses - supervised by Prof. Emil M. Petriu

 

Ph.D. Theses

D22.  S. Ureten, “Single and Multiple Emitter Localization in Cognitive Radio Networks,” Ph.D. Thesis, 2017, (co-supervision with Dr. A. Yongacoglu), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/handle/10393/35692

D21.  M.R. Abid, “Visual Recognition of a Dynamic Arm Gesture Language for Human-Robot and Inter-Robot Communication,” Ph.D. Thesis, 2015, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/handle/10393/32800

D20.  F. Shi, “Local Part Model for Action Recognition in Realistic Videos Ph.D. Thesis, 2014, (Dr. R. Laganiere, co-supervisor), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/31147

D19.  H. R. Maamar, ”Supplying Partners Suite of Protocols for P2P 3D Streaming Over Thin Mobile Devices,” Ph.D. Thesis, 2013, (Dr. A. Boukerche, co-supervisor), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/23709

D18.  N. Dardas, “Real Time Hand Gesture Detection and Recognition for Human Computer InteractionPh.D. Thesis, 2012, (Dr. A. El Saddik, co-supervisor), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/23499

D17.  Y. Zhao, “Human Emotion Recognition from Body Language of the Head Using Soft Computing Techniques Ph.D. Thesis, 2012, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/23468

D16.  M. Fouad, “Towards Template Security for Iris-Based Biometric Systems,” Ph.D. Thesis, 2012, (Dr. A. El Saddik, co-supervisor), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/22736

D15.  X. Wang, “Intelligent Recognition of Texture and Material Properties of FabricsPh.D. Thesis, 2011, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/20349

D14. M. Abdallah, “A Novel Computational Approach for the Management of Bioreactor LandfillsPh.D. Thesis, 2011, (co-supervision with Dr. Kennedy, Dr. Narbaitz and Dr. Warith - Civil Eng. Dept.), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/20314

D13. J. Zhou, “Velocity and Acceleration Estimation and Uniform Hardness Perception in 6-DOF Haptic RenderingPh.D. Thesis, 2010, (co-supervision with Dr. N.D. Georganas), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/30093     

D12.  A.-M. Cretu, “Experimental Data Acquisition and Modeling of 3D Deformable Objects using Neural NetworksPh.D. Thesis, 2009, (Dr. G. Patry co-supervisor), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/29872

D11.  Q. Chen, “Real-Time Vision-Based Hand Tracking and Gesture Recognition,” Ph.D. Thesis, 2008, (co-supervision with Dr. N.D. Georganas), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/29518

D10.  A. El-Sawah, “Towards Context-Aware Gesture Enabled User Interfaces,” Ph.D. Thesis, 2008, (co-supervision with Dr. N.D. Georganas), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/29520

D9.    M.D. Cordea, “A 3D Anthropometric Muscle-Based Active Appearance Model for Model-Based Video Coding," Ph.D. Thesis, 2007, (Dr. D.C. Petriu co-supervisor),  http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/29467

D8.    R. Abielmona, "A Wireless Network of Intelligent Sensor Agents for the Mapping of Multiple Environmental Parameters," Ph.D. Thesis, 2007, (Dr. V. Groza co-supervisor), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/29557

D7.    A. Chubukjan, “Computational Aspects in Modelling Electromagnetic Field Parameters in Microstrips,“ Ph.D. Thesis, 2000, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/8713

D6.    M.E. Stieber, "Aspects of Vision-Based Sensing and Control for Space Robots," Ph.D. Thesis, 1998, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/4439

D5.    J.S. Basran, “Agent-Based Management of a Task-Level Multi-Robot Assembly Cell,“ Ph.D. Thesis, 1998, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/4192

D4.    H.O. Ali, “Near-Field Computation Using the Finite Element Method,“ Ph.D. Thesis, 1997, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/9798

D3.    S.S.K. Yeung, “Model-Based Tactile Object Recognition Using Pseudo-Random Encoding“, Ph.D. Thesis, 1996, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/9496

D2.    C. Archibald, “A Computational Model for Skills-Oriented Robot Programming,“ Ph.D. Thesis, 1995, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/10141

D1.    D.I. Havelock, "High-Precision Position Estimation in Digital Image Metrology," Ph.D. Thesis @ Carleton University, 1989, (co-supervision with Dr. D. Coll), https://curve.carleton.ca/system/files/etd/ac8d0e30-5c61-409f-bac6-7e40e05bf45b/etd_pdf/88af774e8de4bda94e8d6adf60335eef/havelock-highprecisionpositionestimationindigitalimage.pdf 

 

M.A.Sc. and M.Eng. Theses

M59.  D. Kucherhan, “Tactile Feedback for Dexterous Manipulation Operations using Assistive Prosthetic Fingers,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2017, http://hdl.handle.net/10393/36855

M58.  N. Primeau, “Risk-Aware Decision Support for Critical Infrastructure Protection using Multi-Objective Optimization,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2017, (Dr. R. Abielmona, co-supervisor), https://ruor.uottawa.ca/handle/10393/36841

M57.  D. Gu, “3D Densely Connected Convolutional Network for the Recognition of Human Shopping Actions,” M.Sc. Thesis, 2017, (co-supervision with Dr. R. Laganiere), http://hdl.handle.net/10393/36739 

M56.  A. Plachkov, “Soft Data-Augmented Risk Assessment and Automated Course of Action Generation for Maritime Situational Awareness,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2016, (co-supervision with Dr. V. Groza, Dr. R. Abielmona, and Dr. D. Inkpen), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/handle/10393/35336

M55.  B. Desjardins, “Reliable Robot-Assisted Sensor Relocation via Multi-Objective Optimization,” M.Sc. Thesis, 2016, (Dr. R. Abielmona, co-supervisor), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/handle/10393/35034

M54.  M.H. Zargari, “Automatic Derivation of LQN Performance Models from UML Software Models using Epsilon,” M.Sc. Thesis @ Carleton University, 2016, (co-supervision with Dr. D.C. Petriu)

M53.  Z. Li, “Haptic Dissection of Deformable Objects using Extended Finite Element Method,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2014, (co-supervision with Dr. J. Lang), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/handle/10393/31445

M52.  J. McCausland, “Risk-Aware Wireless Sensor Network for Critical Infrastructure ProtectionM.A.Sc. Thesis, 2014, (Dr. A. Cretu and Dr. R. Abielmona, co-supervisors), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/30328

M51.  D, De Youngster, “An Isometry-Invariant Spectral Approch for Macro-Molecular Docking,” M.Sc. Thesis, 2013, (co-supervision with Dr. Paquet and Dr. Viktor), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/30226

M50. P.J. Santos, “Facial Expression Cloning with Fuzzy Membership FunctionsM.A.Sc. Thesis, 2013, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/26260

M49.  A. Panchapakesan, “A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm and Evolutionary Strategy to Automatically Generate Test Data for Dynamic, White-Box TestingM.Sc. Thesis, 2013, (Dr. R. Abielmona, co-supervisor), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/26132

M48.  M. Jacques, “Development of a Multimodal Human-Computer Interface for the Control of a Mobile RobotM.A.Sc. Thesis, 2012, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/22896

M47.  A. Stathakis, “Vision-Based Localization using Reliable Fiducial MarkersM.A.Sc. Thesis, 2011, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/20507

M46.  J. M. Vawter, “Alternative Pointing Devices: Design and Evaluation of a System Supporting Multiple Users,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2010, (Dr. Lapointe co-supervisor), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/28783

M45. G. Kim, “Designing Robust Fiduciary Markers for Indoor LocalizationM.A.Sc. Thesis, 2010, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/28703

M44.  D. Liu, “Modification of Fuzzy C-Means Clustering and its Application in Image SegmentationM.Eng. Report, 2010.

M43. V. Hinić, “Brain Computer Interface System for Communication and Robot Control Based on Auditory Evoked Event-Related Potentials M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2009, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/28226

M42.  S. Andrews, “Measurement-Based Modeling of Contact Forces and Textures for Haptic Rendering,” M.Sc. Thesis, 2007, (co-supervision with Dr. J. Lang), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/27570

M41.  A. Kazantsev, “Recovery of Pseudo-Random Coded Coloured Structured Light Information for 3D Object Recognition from Uncooperative Coloured Surfaces,” M.Sc. Thesis, 2007.

M40.  I.M. Pasca, ”Neural Network Digital Hardware Implementation,”  M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2007, (Dr. D. Inkpen co-supervisor), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/27902

M39.  B.A. Merhy, “Segmentation par Analyse de Texture de Grilles d’Occupation Probabilistes ΰ Ιchantillonnage Partiel,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2006, (co-supervision with Dr. P. Payeur), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/27322

M38.  M.A. Hossain, “On a New Graph Theory Approach to Designing Zero-Aliasing Space Compressors for Built-In Self-Testing,“ M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2006, (co-supervision with Dr. Das), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/27372

M37.  J.-C. Delannoy, “Modeling Articulated Bodies with Distributed Mass for Virtual Interactive Environments,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2006, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/27238

M36   E.F. Sadok, “Web Services for IEEE 1451.1 Sensor Network Controllers,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2006, (co-supervision with Dr. R. Liscano), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/27291

M35.  M. Dostaler, "Multi-level random data based correlator model,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2005, (Dr. Das co-supervisor), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/26893

M34.  D. Biswas, "A System-on-a-Chip Testing Methodology," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2005, (co-supervision with Dr. S. Das), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/26854

M33.  C. Jin, “Test Implementation of Embedded Core-Based Sequential Circuits Using Verilog HDL under Altera Max Plus II Development Environment,” M.Sc. Thesis, 2004, (co-supervision with Dr. S. Das), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/26669

M32.  L. Jin, "Hardware and Software Co-Design in Space Compaction of Cores-Based Digital Circuit," M.Sc. Thesis, 2004, (co-supervision with Dr. Das), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/26670

M31.  C. Pasca, "Smart Tactile Sensor," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2004, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/26741

M30.  N. Georganas, “Car Supplier and Manufacturer Connectivity Issues,” M.B.A. Thesis, 2004, (co-supervision with Dr. C. Navarre), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/26642

M29.  W. Wong, “View Interpolation for Shared Virtual Environments,” M.Eng. Project, 2004.

M28.  Q. Chen, “Evaluation of OCR Algorithms for Images with Different Spatial Resolutions and Noise,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2003, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/26601

M27.  A.-M. Cretu, “Neural Network Modeling of 3D Objects for Virtualized Reality Applications,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2003, (Dr. G. Patry co-supervisor), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/26465

M26.  D. Laberge, “Visual Tracking for Human Computer Interaction,” M.Sc. Thesis, 2003, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/26504

M25.  E. Huluta, “Discrete Wavelet Transform Architecture for Image Coding and Decoding,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2003, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/26491

M24.  L.P. McNamee, “Photogrammetric Calibration of Mobile Robot Kinematics,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2003, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/26522

M23.  D. Oprea, “Signal Integrity and EMI/EMC on PCB,” M.Eng. Project, 2002.

M22.  J. Wu, "MFC-Based Application for Rendering of Deforming NURBS Surface," M.Eng. Project, 2001.

M21.  H.R. Hassan, "Operational (In-Field) Calibration Methodology of Video Quality Evaluation of MPEG2 Compressed Data for Broadcast," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2001, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/9030

M20.  P. Rusu, "Neuro-Fuzzy Based System for Mobile Robot Navigation," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2001, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/9389

M19.  M. Bondy, “Voice Stream Based Lip Animation for Audio-Video Communication,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2001, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/9169

M18. A. Moica, "Coprocessor for Decoding Multi-Valued Pseudo-Random Sequence Patterns," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2000, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/9262

M17.  J.Y Liang, “Response Data Compaction in BIST under Generalized Mergeability Based on Switching Theory Formulation and Utilizing a New Measure of Failure Probability,” M.A.Sc.  Thesis, 2000, (co-supervision with Dr. S. Das), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/9208

M16.  Z. Sakr, "3D Object Recognition Using Pseudo-random Encoded Structured Light," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 2000, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/9085

M15.  M.D. Cordea, "Real Time 3D Head Pose Recovery for Model Based Video Coding," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1999, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/8860

M14.  J. Mao, “Reduction of the Quantization Error in Fuzzy Logic Controllers by Dithering,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1998, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/8512

M13.  L. Zhao, "Random Pulse Artificial Neural Network Architecture," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1998, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/8489

M12.  Ph. Lavoie, "3D Object Reconstruction Using Structured Light and Two 2D Images," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1996, (co-supervision with Dr. D. Ionescu), http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/10255

M11.  A. Roczniak, "Spherical Near- to Far-Field Estimation from Amplitude Measurements," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1996, (co-supervision with Dr. G. Costache),  http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/9776

M10.  C. Gal, “Multi-Sensor (IR) Data Fusion for Mobile Robot Navigation Using Occupancy Grid Method,” M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1994, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/6843

M9.    G. Eatherley, "Autonomous Vehicle Docking Using Fuzzy Logic," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1994, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/6731

M8.    D.M. Colven, "Tactile Pattern Recognition Using Neural Networks," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1993, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/6513

M7.    N. Trif, "Model-Based Visual Recognition of 3-D Objects Using Pseudo-Random Grid Encoding," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1993, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/6700

M6.    M. Greenspan, "Robotic Active Tactile Skills," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1992, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/7557

M5.    H. Khalfallah, "Visual Position Recovery for an AGV Using Pseudo-Random Encoding," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1991, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/7518

M4.    L.-P. Normand, "Sonar-Based Real World Mapping System," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1990, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/5949

M3.    J.S. Basran, "Application of Pseudorandom Binary Sequences to the Absolute Position Measurement of Automated Guided Vehicles," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1989, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/5329

M2.    B. Karoui, "Active Force Controlled Part Assembling for a Robotic Assembly Cell," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1988, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/5462

M1.    T. Goguen, "Vision Based Parts Fetching for a Robotic Assembly Cell," M.A.Sc. Thesis, 1988, http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/en/handle/10393/5289