Ph.D. Dissertations - 1977

A Machine Independent Algorithm for Code Generation and Its Use in Retargetable Compilers
Robert S. Glanville [advisor: Susan L. Graham]

A Practical Interprocedural Data Flow Analysis Algorithm and Its Applications
Jeffrey M. Barth [advisor: Susan L. Graham]

Broadening Mechanisms in Semiconductor (GaAs) Lasers: Limitations to Single Mode Emission
Benjamin Zee [advisor: Jerome R. Singer]

Control of Access to Shared Information
Theodore D. Friedman [advisor: C. V. Ramamoorthy]

Design and Implementation of an Adaptable Compiler for Minicomputer Type Architecture
Pariborz Jahanian [advisor: C. V. Ramamoorthy]

Distributed Computer Systems: Problems and Trends
Torben Moller [advisor: Domenico Ferrari and C. V. Ravi]

Exception Processing in Computer Systems
Bruce G. Lindsay [advisor: Robert S. Fabry]

Execution Time Analysis for Real-Time Microcomputer Programs
Fay Chong [advisor: C. V. Ramamoorthy]

Explaining and Ameliorating the Ill Condition of Zeros of Polynomials
David G. Hough [advisor: William M. Kahan]

Fuzzy Ratings for Computer Security Evaluation
Donald P. Clements [advisor: Lotfi A. Zadeh and Lance J. Hoffman]

General Convergence Theorems: Their Relationships and Applications
Suriyan Tishyadhigama [advisor: Elijah Polak]

Input-Output Stability Theory of Interconnected System
W. S. Chan [advisor: Charles A. Desoer]

Josephson Devices for High-Speed Digital Circuits
Hugo W.-K. Chan [advisor: Theodore Van Duzer]

MOS Sampled Data Recursive Filters Using State Variable Techniques
Bedrich J. Hosticka [advisor: Robert W. Brodersen]

Nematic and Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Devices for Integrated Optics
Young S. Kwon [advisor: John R. Whinnery]

Nonlinear Converters for Pulse-Code-Modulation Systems
Gheorghe Smarandoiu [advisor: David A. Hodges]

On Electromagnetic Wave Scatterings by Buried Obstacles
Shu-Kong Chang [advisor: Kenneth K. Mei]

On the Complexity of Grammar and Language Problems
Amiram Yehudai [advisor: Michael A. Harrison]

Optimization Algorithms for Computer Aided Design Problems
Russell E. Trahan [advisor: Elijah Polak]

Optimized Design of Low-Distortion Monolithic Wideband Amplifiers
Kam H. Chan [advisor: Robert G. Meyer]

Parameter Identification in a Cardiovascular System
Estela S. de Llinás [advisor: Charles A. Desoer and Jerome Sackman]

Simulation of the Urban Radio Propagation Channel
Homayoun Hashemi [advisor: George L. Turin]

Specification of Reliable Large-Scale Software Systems
Alex P. Conn [advisor: C. V. Ramamoorthy]

Studies of Avalanche Injection of Charge into Silicon-Dioxide Using Gated Diode Structures
Robert Amantea [advisor: Richard S. Muller]

Surface Acoustic Wave Differentiator, and Slow-Wave MIS and Schottky Barrier Microstrips
Tzu-Hwa Hsu [advisor: Richard M. White]

The Approximation of Plane Curves by Means of Circular-Arc-Based Elements
Christopher D. Johnson [advisor: David J. Sakrison]

The DC-to-DC Power Conversion in the Remote Terminal of a Telephone Loop Carrier System
Thomas G. Wilson [advisor: David A. Hodges]

The Effect of Multipath Interference on the Performance of a Digital Matched Filter
Jin-Fu J. Chang [advisor: George L. Turin]

The Geometry of Efficient Retrieval Algorithms
Azad Bolour [advisor: Lotfi A. Zadeh]

The Performance of Digital Matched Filters for Multilevel Signals
Gideon Levita [advisor: George L. Turin]

The Representation and Use of Focus in Dialogue Understanding
Barbara J. Grosz [advisor: Martin H. Graham]

Thin-Film Metal-Oxide-Metal Junction Devices
Shih Yuan Wang [advisor: T. Kenneth Gustafson and John R. Whinnery]

Visual Models and the Design of Image Processing Filters
Toma I. Hentea [advisor: V. Ralph Algazi]