Computing and Information Systems - Theses
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Modeling and optimizing cloud computing service prices
Modeling and optimizing cloud computing service prices are significant challenges facing many cloud practitioners and researchers in the field of cloud economics for either achieving competitive advantages or managing cloud ...
Significant Revision Identification between Revised Texts in a Multi-Author Environment
Despite advancement in collaborative writing tools, the track changes capability remains limited to highlighting syntactic changes, with authors still required to manually read through each of the revisions. We envision a ...
Anomaly-aware Management of Cloud Computing Resources
Cloud computing supports on-demand provisioning of resources in a virtualized, shared environment. Although virtualization and elasticity characteristics of cloud resources make this paradigm feasible, however, without ...
A framework for performance-oriented real-time stream processing over the cloud
Stream processing is an in-memory computing paradigm that supports querying over continuous data streams with a process-once-arrival strategy. Compared to a store-then- process model, stream-based queries can be performed ...
An integrated process model for social media appropriation by chronically ill adults
Social Media Technologies (SMTs) have had a considerable impact on society: as platforms for activism; as support for new business models and; to organize people around common causes such as health. Moreover, according to ...
Improving the Reliability and Robustness of Information Retrieval Evaluation
Batch evaluation techniques are often used to measure and compare the performance of Information Retrieval (IR) systems. In these approaches, IR evaluation metrics score the systems' runs against a set of ground-truth ...
Dauphin A Programming Language for Statistical Signal Processing - from principles to practice
This dissertation describes the design and implementation of a new programming language called Dauphin for the signal processing domain. Dauphin's focus is on the primitive concepts and algorithmic structures of signal ...
Supporting the User Experience of Running with Mixed Reality Stories
Mixed reality stories (MRS) are stories designed to create a mixed reality experience with particular activities, such as running. A wide commercial success of a mixed reality stories designed for running suggested that ...
A big data infrastructure for real-time traffic analytics on the cloud
With the increasing urbanisation occurring globally, cities are facing unprecedented challenges. One major challenge is related to traffic and the increasingly common congestion issues that arise in cities. At the same ...
Video surveillance based crowd activity analysis
Video-based crowd motion analysis is an important problem in surveillance applications. Tasks such as identifying anomalous crowd motion patterns, finding sudden changes in the size of a crowd, event detection, and monitoring ...