Electrical Engineering
      and Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences


UC Berkeley


Ph.D. Dissertations - 2001

A Design Methodology for Highly-Integrated Low-Power Receivers for Wireless Communications
Dennis G.-W. Yee [advisor: Robert W. Brodersen]

A Design Methodology for Low-Power Heterogeneous Reconfigurable Digital Signal Processors
Marlene Wan [advisor: Jan M. Rabaey]

A Scalable Framework for IP-Network Resource Provisioning Through Aggregation and Hierarchical Control
Chen-Nee Chuah [advisor: Randy H. Katz]

A Tricolor-Pixel Digital-Micromirror Video Chip
Roger W. Doering [advisor: Richard M. White]

Agent-Augmented Network Signaling for Call Setup
Wei-Yi William Li [advisor: David G. Messerschmitt]

Algorithm/Architecture Co-Design for Wireless Communications Systems
Ning Zhang [advisor: Robert W. Brodersen]

An Assessment of Genome Annotation Tools and an Approach to Solving a Set of Problems from a Genome Sequencing Project
George W. Hartzell III [advisor: Richard M. Karp and Yoram Rubin]

An Empirical Foundation for Automated Web Interface Evaluation
Melody Y. Ivory [advisor: Marti Hearst]

Analysis and Design of Current-Commutating CMOS Mixers
Emmanouil T. Terrovitis [advisor: Robert G. Meyer]

Articulated Mechanisms and Electrostatic Actuators for Autonomous Microrobots
Richard Yeh [advisor: Kristofer S. J. Pister]

CMOS RF Device Modeling and Low-Noise Amplifier Circuit Design
Jeffrey J. Ou [advisor: Paul R. Gray]

Complementary Silicide Thin-Body Silicon-on-Insulator CMOS Devices
Jakub T. Kedzierski [advisor: Jeffrey Bokor]

Distributed Source Coding Using Syndromes (DISCUS)
Sandeep Pradhan Sadanandarao [advisor: Kannan Ramchandran]

Domain Decomposition Methods for the Electromagnetic Simulation of Scattering from Three-Dimensional Structures with Applications in Lithography
Konstantinos Adam [advisor: Andrew R. Neureuther]

Dynamic Threshold MOSFETs for Future Integrated Circuits
Stephen H. S. Tang [advisor: Chenming Hu]

Efficient Conformational Analysis of Small Molecules
Ken D. Yamaguchi [advisor: Alberto L. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli]

Electromagnetic Simulation and Modeling with Applications in Lithography
Thomas V. Pistor [advisor: Andrew R. Neureuther]

Electron Series Resonance Plasma Discharges: Unmagnetized and Magnetized
Weiguang Qiu [advisor: Charles K. Birdsall]

End-to-End Confidentiality for Continuous-Media Applications in Wireless Systems
Johnathan M. Reason [advisor: David G. Messerschmitt]

Energy-Efficient Processor System Design
Thomas D. Burd [advisor: Robert W. Brodersen]

Excitons in Coupled Double Quantum Wells
Sang Yup Kim [advisor: T. Kenneth Gustafson]

High-Frequency Electron Resonances and Surface Waves in Unmagnetized Bounded Plasmas
Kevin J. Bowers [advisor: Charles K. Birdsall]

High-Frequency MOSFET Modeling for RF Applications
Xiaodong Jin [advisor: Chenming Hu]

Hybrid Surface/Bulk-Micromachining Processes for Scanning Micro-Optical Components
Jocelyn T. Nee [advisor: Kam Y. Lau]

Interactive Query Processing
Vijayshankar Raman [advisor: Joseph M. Hellerstein]

Interactive Walkthrough Environments for Simulation
Richard William Bukowski [advisor: Carlo H. Séquin]

Internet Demand Experiment: Technology and Market Trial
Richard J. Edell [advisor: Pravin P. Varaiya]

Long-Term File System Characterization
Drew S. Roselli [advisor: Thomas E. Anderson and David Culler]

Low-Power Domain Specific Processors for Digital Signal Processing
Arthur Abnous [advisor: Jan M. Rabaey]

Managing Correspondence Search for Object Recognition
Sergey Ioffe [advisor: David A. Forsyth]

Market-Based Cluster Resource Management
Brent N. Chun [advisor: David E. Culler]

Memory Management with Explicit Regions
David E. Gay [advisor: Alexander S. Aiken]

Micromachined Resonators
Dubravka Bilic [advisor: Roger T. Howe]

Nanofabrication Technologies and Novel Device Structures for Nanoscale CMOS
Yang Kyu Choi [advisor: Chenming Hu]

Online Ensemble Learning
Nikunj C. Oza [advisor: Stuart J. Russell]

Operating Systems Techniques for Reducing Processor Energy Consumption
Jacob R. Lorch [advisor: Alan J. Smith]

Perceptual Scheduling in Real-Time Music and Audio Applications
Amar S. Chaudhary [advisor: Lawrence A. Rowe and David L. Wessel]

Personal Tele-Embodiment
Eric J. Paulos [advisor: John F. Canny]

PIC Code Charge Conservation, Numerical Heating, and Parallelization: Application of XOOPIC to Laser Amplification via Raman Backscatter
Peter J. Mardahl [advisor: Charles K. Birdsall]

Polycrystalline Silicon Thin-Film Transistor Technology for Flexible Large-Area Electronics
Yeh-Jiun Tung [advisor: Tsu-Jae King Liu]

Preconditioning Sparse Matrices for Computing Eigenvalues and Solving Linear Systems of Equations
Tzu-Yi Chen [advisor: James W. Demmel]

Process Development and Device Design for Continued MOSFET Scaling
Nick Lindert [advisor: Chenming Hu]

Propositional Satisfiability Algorithms in EDA Applications
Mukul Ranjan Prasad [advisor: Robert K. Brayton]

Quantum Entanglement, Quantum Communication and the Limits of Quantum Computing
Andris Ambainis [advisor: Umesh V. Vazirani]

Quill: A Gesture Design Tool for Pen-Based User Interfaces
Allan C. Long [advisor: James A. Landay]

Responsible Frameworks for Heterogeneous Modeling and Design of Embedded Systems
Jie Liu [advisor: Edward A. Lee]

Retiming and Resynthesis Approach for Soft Intellectual Property Integration in System-on-Chip Design
Abdallah Tabbara [advisor: A. Richard Newton]

RF CMOS Class C Power Amplifiers for Wireless Communications
Ramakrishna S. Narayanaswami [advisor: Paul R. Gray]

Scalable Robust Wide-area Architecture for Unified Communications
Jiahe Helen Wang [advisor: Randy H. Katz]

Statistical Language Understanding Using Frame Semantics
Daniel J. Gildea [advisor: Nelson Morgan]

Statistical Models, Methods, and Algorithms for Computer-Aided Design for Manufacturing
Michael E. Orshansky [advisor: Chenming Hu]

Tapestry: An Efficient Mesh-based Display Representation for Interactive Rendering
Maryann Simmons [advisor: Carlo H. Séquin]

Turbo Recognition: An Approach to Decoding Page Layout
Taku Andrew Tokuyasu [advisor: Richard A. Fateman]

Wafer-Mounted Sensor Arrays for Plasma Etch Processes
Mason L. Freed [advisor: Costas J. Spanos and Kameshwar Poolla]