### Recent Submissions

• #### Methods For Large-scale Machine Learning And Computer Vision ﻿

With the advance of the Internet and information technology, nowadays people can easily collect and store tremendous amounts of data such as images and videos. Developing machine learning and computer vision to analysis ...
• #### Hardware And Software Systems For Control Of Assistive Robotic Devices Using Point-of-gaze Estimation ﻿

Eye gaze based interaction has many useful applications in human-machine interfaces, assistive technologies, and multimodal systems. Traditional input methods, such as the keyboard and mouse, are not practical in many ...
• #### Effective Collaboration In Opportunitic Networks ﻿

Opportunistic networks formed by users' mobile devices have the potential to exploit a rich set of distributed service components that can be composed to provide each user with a multitude of application level services. ...
• #### Applying Combinatorial Testing To Systems With A Complex Input Space ﻿

Combinatorial testing, which has been shown very effective in fault detection, is a testing strategy that applies the theory of combinatorial design to test software programs. Given a program under test with k parameters, ...
• #### Similarity Measures And Indexing Methods For Time Series And Multiclass Recognition ﻿

This thesis investigates the problem of similarity search in multimedia databases. A key application domain of the proposed work is pattern classification, with emphasis on classification of gestures, handshapes, faces, ...
• #### Enabling Exploratory Mining Over Hidden Databases ﻿

Almost all popular websites (such as Amazon, EBay, microblogs such as Twitter, Instagram, collaborative content sites such as IMDB, Yelp etc) are powered internally by large data repositories. We designate them as hidden ...
• #### Human Factors In Textual Password-based Authentication ﻿

Despite being the most commonly used method of authentication on the Web, textual password-based authentication is by no means a panacea as long as usability is concerned. In this dissertation work, we address some usability ...
• #### Design And Analysis Of Place-based Opportunistic Networks ﻿

The swift growth and popularization of wireless technology and mobile smart phones have unfolded various opportunities and challenges before researchers' eyes. Opportunistic networks is one of the interesting and challenging ...
• #### Methods For Human Motion Analysis For American Sign Language Recognition And Assistive Environments ﻿

The broad application domain of the work presented in this thesis is human motion analysis with a focus on hand detection for American Sign Language recognition and fall detection for assistive environments.One of the ...
• #### Sparse Representation Based Classification: Towards Efficiency And Accuracy ﻿

With the fast growing deployment of machine intelligence in several real-life applications, there are always increasing needs for faster and more precise machine learning algorithms, especially classification and object ...
• #### Simultaneous Optimization Of Performance, Energy, And Temperature While Allocating Tasks To Multi-cores ﻿

Multi-core processors have emerged as a solution to the problem of ever-increasing demands for computing power. However, higher power dissipation levels resulting into thermal problems and increasing cooling costs are major ...
• #### Discovery Of Anomalous Patterns Within Multidimensional, Asynchronous Time-series With An Emphasis On The "internet Of Things" ﻿

In this dissertation we examine Internet-scale'' systems that present us with multidimensional time-series data characterized by many sources sending symbols at irregular intervals over a common channel. We explore a ...
• #### Multimodal Interaction In Ambient Intelligence Environments Using Speech, Localization And Robotics ﻿

(Computer Science & Engineering, 2014-09-17)
An Ambient Intelligence Environment is meant to sense and respond to the presence of people, using its embedded technology. In order to effectively sense the activities and intentions of its inhabitants, such an environment ...
• #### Run-time Compilation And Dynamic Memory Use Analysis For GPUs ﻿

(Computer Science & Engineering, 2014-09-17)
Powerful Graphics Processing Units (commonly called GPUs) are proliferatingrapidly and are becoming a viable choice for a wide range of user applications. Forperforming computationally intensive tasks on these processors, ...
• #### Integrative Approaches For Biological Network Inferences ﻿

(Computer Science & Engineering, 2014-09-17)
Inferring biological networks from high-throughput bioinformatics data is one of the most interesting areas in the systems biology research in order to elucidate cellular and physiological mechanisms. In this thesis, network ...
• #### Dynamic Symbolic Data Structure Repair And Evaluation Of Program Analysis Tools With The RUGRAT Random Program Generator ﻿

(Computer Science & Engineering, 2014-07-14)
Generic automatic repair of complex data structures is a new and exciting area of research. Existing approaches can integrate with good software engineering practices such as program assertions. But in practice there is a ...
• #### Online Efficient And Effective Search In Large And Noisy Sequence Databases ﻿

(Computer Science & Engineering, 2014-07-14)
This thesis investigates the problem of similarity search in large and noisy sequence databases. A key application domain of interest in this work is the very challenging Query-By-Humming (QBH) problem, according to which, ...
• #### Social Data Analytics Using Tensors And Sparse Techniques ﻿

(Computer Science & Engineering, 2014-07-14)
The development of internet and mobile technologies is driving an earthshaking social media revolution. They bring the internet world a huge amount of social media content, such as images, videos, comments, etc. Those ...