Electrical and Electronic Engineering - Theses
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Efficient algorithms for autonomous agents facing uncertainty
This thesis considers the design and mathematical analysis of algorithms enabling autonomous agents to operate reliably in the presence of uncertainty. The algorithms are designed to preserve computational tractability, ...
Stability, robustness and switching performance of vibrational control systems
The thesis focuses on the stability and robustness analysis of a class of vibrational control systems, which take advantages of high-frequency dithers to provide an extra design freedom. By carefully revisiting the vibrational ...
Big data cluster analysis and its applications
The increasing prevalence of Internet of things (IoT) technologies, smartphones, and social media services generates a huge amount of data, popularly known as ’big data’. Extracting useful information from big data is ...
Acoustic beamforming analysis for wearable blind aid applications
The World Health Organisation estimates 36 million are blind worldwide; in addition, 217 million have severe or moderate visual impairment. Over the past decades, there has been substantial research in alleviating blindness ...
Beamforming for wireless powered communication networks
Wireless energy harvesting is one of the promising alternative methods to power next generation wireless networks such as wireless sensor networks and wireless communication networks. In Wireless Energy Transfer, in order ...
Indoor optical wireless communications supporting secure multiple access
Bandwidth intensive applications such as high-definition video streaming, real-time video transmission, tactile communications, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and the like are being developed for portable ...
Non-invasive convulsive seizure assessment using wearable accelerometer device
Epilepsy can be characterized by recurrent and unprovoked episodes of dysfunctional neuronal activity in time coupled with a change in behavior and altered state of consciousness. Epilepsy is one of the most prevalent ...
Hybrid fibre-wireless technology for next generation small cell deployment
Driven by the ever-increasing data traffic and the need to provide connectivity to nearly everything, a new revolution for wireless access technologies is essential in next generation mobile communications. Analog fronthaul ...
Efficient techniques and algorithms for sensor network localization
This thesis studies the phase ambiguity issues and practical solutions when radio waves are used to measure distance and time with applications to the localization problems in a wireless sensor network. The work involves ...
Optimal design of low carbon residential microgrids
Internationally, the residential sector makes up 31% of global energy use . In 2015, Australian households were responsible for 23.5% of Australia's total net electricity demand  at 456 PJ annually . Without ...