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2024-03-25
The research investigates socially believable interactions of human-driven Embodied Conversational Avatars visiting shared 3D virtual communities. Many social VR platforms allow users to use two…
2024-04-02
The nuclear interaction is responsible for holding protons and neutrons together to form nuclei. While much is known about the nuclear interaction, a mathematically consistent formulation which…
2024-03-07
The Esquimalt Graving Dock is an active ship repair facility and drydock located in Esquimalt Harbour near Victoria, British Columbia. During drydock operations, vessels are floated in (ingress), the…
2023-04-19
Prescribed burning is being used by BC Parks as a restoration tool to maintain the ecologically unique Chittenden Meadow in Skagit Valley Provincial Park. Forest encroachment of conifers in the…
2024-03-26
The T centre is an emerging defect in silicon that can be used as a spin-photon interface for constructing quantum networks. It contains hyperfine-coupled nuclear and electron spins that are well…
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…