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2024-05-22
Through co-design with patients undergoing hemodialysis and their healthcare professionals, we worked towards discovering how to create a personalised, welcoming, yet quick and accurate method for…
2024-03-28
Author: Cao, Xinzhi
To achieve net-zero energy-related and industrial CO¬2 emissions by 2050, the International Energy Agency has declared that the share of renewables in the energy supply must increase from 20% in 2020…
2024-04-10
Author: Cina, Mehdi
The thesis is a modest attempt to study the human-robot collaboration and how robots can learn from humans in the context of autonomous driving. The research was conducted in five distinct but…
2024-04-10
Triangle counting (TC) is one of the fundamental computing patterns in graph computing and social networks. Due to its high memory-to-computation ratio and random memory access patterns, it is…
2024-04-12
This applied research project serves as the first year of a collaborative project between the Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Kelp Rescue Initiative aimed at tailoring bull kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana)…
2024-04-22
Immersive virtual reality offers category learning researchers the ability to present a wider variety of interactable and maneuverable 3D stimuli which more closely resemble scenarios encountered in…
2024-03-13
Author: Han, Yueyang
We propose a basket trial design that tests the effectiveness of a new treatment for several types of cancers where the endpoint is the survival time. During the trial conduct, Bayesian subgroup…
2024-04-11
The future is immersive, and virtual, mixed, and augmented reality are sure to shape our bodies and social connections more and more every day. Immersive technologies have the potential to expand…
2024-04-30
Rates of PhD student attrition are alarming. Studies have examined the reasons for this phenomenon and made recommendations, yet attrition remains high. Pursuing an explanatory mixed methods approach…
2024-04-05
Arsenic and selenium can be harmful to human, animal, and plant health so it is important to understand how these elements accumulate in the environment. A process known to release these elements is…
2024-04-17
This study closely examines the precarious situation and affective impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown on the urban middle-class population of Dhaka City, Bangladesh. The main argument…
2024-03-13
Investigating the subsurface geological structures of active volcanic systems and their evolution in time is one of the main pursuits of modern volcanology. Many geophysical methods are routinely…
2024-04-26
Two novel fluorescent analog of the Ru(III) compound, NAMI, were synthesized and characterized. Chapter 2 explored the effects of functionalization using lipophilic trifluoromethyl groups. This…
2024-04-16
Zinc oxide is a wide direct bandgap (3.34 eV) compound semiconductor with a large exciton binding energy of 60 meV. It has potential applications in optoelectronic devices and is a promising…
2024-04-17
Second harmonic generation at the nanoscale presents intriguing opportunities in numerous fields, including bioimaging, medical therapies and diagnostics, and chemical sensing. The practical…
2024-04-25
This thesis consists of two separate studies, the first investigates the institutional framework and challenges in managing public recreational fisheries. It contrasts the existing system with an…
2024-04-19
This thesis explores the correlation between mechanical impact and neurological damage in spinal cord injury (SCI) through computational modeling and machine learning (ML). It emphasizes on the role…
2024-04-15
This study investigates the intermetallic Kondo-lattice system YbCuAs$_2$\ using muon spin relaxation/rotation ($\mu$SR) techniques, comparing the observed local magnetic response with reported…
2024-02-13
Author: Lam, Jeffrey
Twenty-six pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) were detected within sediments or surface waters of the Alaksen National Wildlife Area (ANWA), British Columbia, Canada. This is the most…
2023-11-20
In this thesis, we present a novel network architecture using an encoder-decoder neural network, inspired by Lusch et al. [15], to directly obtain the eigenfunctions of the Koopman operator, which…