Ph.D. Dissertations - 1980

Activity of Abducens Nucleus Neurons in the Alert Cat
Jefim Goldberg [advisor: Edward L. Keller]

Algorithms Using Lie Transformation Groups to Solve First Order Ordinary Differential Equations Algebraically
Bruce W. Char [advisor: Richard J. Fateman]

An Input Domain Based Theory of Software Reliability and Its Application
Farokh B. Bastani [advisor: C. V. Ramamoorthy]

An Integrated, Interactive, User-Oriented Biomedical Data Acquisition, Processing, and Display System
Steven L. Horowitz [advisor: Martin H. Graham]

An Investigation of Multiprocessor Structures and Algorithms for Data Base Management
James R. Goodman [advisor: Alvin M. Despain]

An Ultrafast Fourier Transform Parallel Processor
William L. Greenberg [advisor: Thomas F. Budinger]

Communication of Composite Sources
Shrikant A. Garde [advisor: David J. Sakrison]

Control of Lateral and Longitudinal Modes of the GaAs/(GaAl)As Semiconductor Laser
Chung-Yih Chen [advisor: Shyh Wang]

Database Design and Translation for Multiple Data Models
Randy H. Katz [advisor: Eugene Wong]

Energy-Related Concepts for Nonlinear Time-Varying n-Port Electrical Networks: Passivity and Losslessness
Joel W. Gannett [advisor: Leon O. Chua]

Flow Control in Computer Communication Network Environment
Han-Shing Liu [advisor: Lotfi A. Zadeh]

General Study of Discrete-Time Convolution Control Systems
Victor H.-L. Cheng [advisor: Charles A. Desoer]

Generalized Network Flows with an Application to Multiprocessor Scheduling
Charles U. Martel [advisor: Eugene L. Lawler]

High Speed CMOS A/D Conversion Techniques
William C. Black [advisor: David A. Hodges]

High-Resolution Successive-Approximation Analog-to-Digital Conversion Techniques in MOS Integrated Circuits
Bahram Fotouhi [advisor: David A. Hodges]

Identification and Adaptive Control of Markov Chains
Vivek S. Borkar [advisor: Pravin P. Varaiya]

Instruction Reference Behavior and Locality of Reference in Paging
Makoto Kobayashi [advisor: Domenico Ferrari]

Isomorphism of Graphs on the Projective Plane
David I. J. Lichtenstein [advisor: Eugene L. Lawler]

Lagrangian Based Superlinearly Convergent Algorithms for Ordinary and Semi-Finite Optimization Problems
André L. Tits [advisor: Elijah Polak]

Metal-Barrier-Metal Junctions for Millimeter Wave Mixing and Detection
Charles W. Slayman [advisor: T. Kenneth Gustafson]

Multipath-Estimating Receivers for High-Data-Rate Spread-Spectrum Communications
Leefang Wei [advisor: George L. Turin]

Nondeterminism and the Size of Two-Way Finite Automata
Michael F. Sipser [advisor: Manuel Blum]

Preferred Access in Packet-Switching Radio Networks
Nachum Shacham [advisor: George L. Turin]

Query Processing Techniques for Distributed, Relational Data Base Systems
Robert S. Epstein [advisor: Michael R. Stonebraker]

Recursive Appproximation of Two-Dimensional Linear Shift-Invariant Digital Systems
Luis F. Chaparro C. [advisor: Eliahu I. Jury]

Reliability Considerations for Mass Storage Subsystems
Rooshabh P. Varaiya [advisor: C. V. Ramamoorthy]

Restricted Forms of Alternation
Kimberly N. King [advisor: Michael A. Harrison]

Room Acoustics Simulation with Discrete-Time Hardware
Nelson H. Morgan [advisor: Robert W. Brodersen]

Scattering of Electromagnetic Waves by Buried or Partly Buried Inhomogeneous Bodies of Revolution
Henry S.-H. Chang [advisor: Kenneth K. Mei]

Submillimeter Integrated Circuit Antennas and Detectors
David Boyden Rutledge [advisor: Steven E. Schwarz, Diogenes J. Angelakos and Kenneth K. Mei]

Symbolic Layout and Compaction of Integrated Circuits
Min-Yu Hsueh [advisor: Donald O. Pederson]

Syntactic Equivalence of Grammar Classes
Arnaldo V. Moura [advisor: Michael A. Harrison]

Temperature-Stable, High-Frequency Monolithic Voltage-Controlled Oscillators
Joseph F. Kukielka [advisor: Robert G. Meyer]

The Concurrency Control in Database Management Systems
Ming-Chien Shan [advisor: Lotfi A. Zadeh]

Towards a Model for Objects in Plane Images
Yuh-Zen Liao [advisor: David J. Sakrison]