Electrical Engineering
      and Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences


UC Berkeley


Ph.D. Dissertations - 2002

A Hierarchical, Automated Design Flor for Low-Power, High-Throughput Digital Signal Processing IC's
William R. Davis [advisor: Robert W. Brodersen]

A Scalable Content-Addressable Network
Sylvia P. Ratnasamy [advisor: Scott Shenker and Ion Stoica]

A Syllable, Articulatory-Feature, and Stress-Accent Model of Speech Recognition
Shuangyu Chang [advisor: Nelson Morgan and Nilabha Shastri]

Advanced Compact Modeling of MOSFETs
Kanyu Cao [advisor: Chenming Hu]

Advanced Gate Stack Materials and Processes for Sub-100nm CMOS Appliciations
Qiang Lu [advisor: Chenming Hu]

Algorithms for and the Complexity of Constraint Entailment
Zhendong P. Su [advisor: Alexander S. Aiken]

An Architecture for Availability and Performance in Wide-Area Service Composition
Bhaskaran Raman [advisor: Randy H. Katz]

An Architecture for Highly Concurrent, Well-Conditioned Internet Services
Matthew D. Welsh [advisor: David E. Culler]

An Automatic Approach to Building Secure Systems
Xiaodong Dawn Song [advisor: Doug Tygar]

An Empirical Approach to Grouping and Segmentation
David Royal Martin [advisor: David A. Patterson and Jitendra Malik]

An Extensible Type System for Component-Based Design
Yuhong Xiong [advisor: Edward A. Lee]

An International Standard Model for SOI Circuit Design
Pin Su [advisor: Chenming Hu]

Ancillary Services Management in a Restructured Electric Power Industry
Sandra R. Ellis [advisor: Felix F. Wu]

Architectural Interactions of I/O Networks and Inter-Networks
Philip Buonadonna [advisor: David E. Culler]

Assembly and Molding Processes for Three-Dimensional Microfabrication
Elliot En-Yu Hui [advisor: Roger T. Howe]

Automatic Compilation of C for Hybrid Reconfigurable Architectures
Timothy J. Callahan [advisor: John Wawrzynek]

Bidigital Teletaction System Design and Performance
Gabriel Moy [advisor: Ronald S. Fearing]

Causal Analysis of Systematic Spatial Variation in Optical Lithography
Haolin Zhang [advisor: Costas J. Spanos]

Channel Coding with Side Information: Theory, Practice and Applications
Jim C. Chou [advisor: Kannan Ramchandran]

Characterization and Modeling of Advanced Gate Dielectrics
Kevin J. Yang [advisor: Chenming Hu]

Coherence Techniques at Extreme Ultraviolet Wavelengths
Chang Chang [advisor: David T. Attwood]

Communities and Reputation on the Web
David A. Gibson [advisor: Christos H. Papadimitriou]

Comprehensive Model for Projection Photolithography: Rigorous, Fast and Novel Processing
Mosong Cheng [advisor: Andrew R. Neureuther]

Controlling Expressive Avatar Gesture
Francesca A. Barrientos [advisor: John F. Canny]

Design, Fabrication and Wing Force Control for a Micromechanical Flying Insect
Joseph Yan [advisor: Ronald S. Fearing]

Discovery and Adaptation for Location-Based Services
Todd D. Hodes [advisor: Randy H. Katz]

Diversity-Multiplexing Tradeoff: A Comprehensive View of Multiple Antenna Systems
Lizhong Zheng [advisor: David Tse]

Dynamic Bayesian Networks: Representation, Inference and Learning
Kevin P. Murphy [advisor: Stuart J. Russell]

Dynamic Locality Improvement Techniques for Increasing Effective Storage Performance
Windsor Wee Sun Hsu [advisor: Alan J. Smith]

Efficient Video Similarity Measurement and Search
Sen-Ching Cheung [advisor: Avideh Zakhor]

Free-Space Optical Communication Through Atmospheric Turbulence and Optical Modeling of MEMS Corner Cube Retroreflectors
Xiaoming Zhu [advisor: Joseph M. Kahn]

Freeway Performance Measurement System (PeMS)
Chao Chen [advisor: Pravin P. Varaiya]

Games in Open Systems Verification and Synthesis
Freddy Y. C. Mang [advisor: Thomas A. Henzinger]

Gate Stack for Sub-50nm CMOS Devices: Materials, Engineering, and Modeling
Igor Polishchuk [advisor: Chenming Hu]

Gate-Stack and Channel Engineering for Advanced CMOS Technology
Yee-Chia Yeo [advisor: Chenming Hu]

High Dynamic Range CMOS Mixer Design
Sang Won Son [advisor: Robert G. Meyer]

High Speed Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers with Injection Locking
Chih-Hao Chang [advisor: Constance J. Chang-Hasnain]

Integrated Micromechanical Resonant Sensors for Inertial Measurement Systems
Ashwin A. Seshia [advisor: Roger T. Howe]

Integrated Surface Micromachined Frame Microgyroscopes
Moorthi Palaniapan [advisor: Roger T. Howe]

Magnetically Actuated Scanning Microplatforms for Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging
Carl Wei Chang [advisor: Richard S. Muller]

Massively Parallel Reconfigurable Architecture and Programming for Wireless Communications
Konstantinos Sarrigeorgidis [advisor: Jan M. Rabaey]

Micromachined Mirrors
Robert A. Conant [advisor: Richard S. Muller]

Micromirror Arrays for Adaptive Optics
Michael A. Helmbrecht [advisor: Richard S. Muller]

Microsystems for Electrostatic Sensing
Patrick S. Riehl [advisor: Richard S. Muller]

Modeling and Design Optimization of Multi-GHz IC Interconnects
Xuejue Huang [advisor: Tsu-Jae King Liu]

Nanometer Circuit Performance Analysis: Device and Interconnect
Yu Cao [advisor: Chenming Hu]

Plasma Instabilities in Electronegative Inductive Discharges
Alexei M. Marakhtanov [advisor: Michael A. Lieberman]

Platform-Based Design Methodologies for Communication Networks
Marco Sgroi [advisor: Alberto L. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli]

Reinforcement Learning for Autonomous Vehicles
Jeffrey R. N. Forbes [advisor: Stuart J. Russell]

Reordering and Storage Optimizations for Scientific Programs
Geoffrey R. Pike [advisor: Paul N. Hilfinger]

Researching System Administration
Eric A. Anderson [advisor: David A. Patterson]

Robust Multimedia Coding: Information Theory and Practical Architectures
Rohit Puri [advisor: Kannan Ramchandran]

Scalable Vector Media-processors for Embedded Systems
Christoforos Kozyrakis [advisor: David A. Patterson]

Scaling CMOS Memories
Charles C. Kuo [advisor: Chenming Hu]

SPFDs: A New Approach to Flexibility in Logic Synthesis
Subarnarekha Sinha [advisor: Robert K. Brayton]

The Complexity of Massive Data Set Computations
Ziv Bar-Yossef [advisor: Christos H. Papadimitriou]

Type Qualifiers: Lightweight Specifications to Improve Software Quality
Jeffrey S. Foster [advisor: Alexander S. Aiken]