Theses and Dissertations
This collection contains theses and dissertations of graduate students of the University of Alberta. The collection contains a very large number of theses electronically available that were granted from 1947 to 2009, 90% of theses granted from 2009-2014, and 100% of theses granted from April 2014 to the present (as long as the theses are not under temporary embargo by agreement with the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research). IMPORTANT NOTE: To conduct a comprehensive search of all UofA theses granted and in University of Alberta Libraries collections, search the library catalogue at www.library.ualberta.ca - you may search by Author, Title, Keyword, or search by Department.
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Items in this Collection
- 1Ackroyd, Robert Charles
- 1Albakry, Waleed
- 1Anvik, Karl Leif
- 1Arias Torres, Cristina G
- 1Bouchard, Matthew
- 1Boyd, Brandon R.
- 57Humanities Computing
- 20Department of Humanities Computing
- 13School of Library and Information Studies
- 3Library and Information Studies
- 2Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies
- 2Humanities Computing - Library and Information Studies
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This thesis examines the role that digital technology plays in the advancement of political and social goals. Though a fairly recent phenomenon, digital activism has become a highly contested topic as regards its effectiveness. This thesis looks at two case studies in the use of digital tools for...
Digital Visualization of Transnationalism: Mapping Historical Migration of Hong Kong Migrants in Canada During the Handover of Hong Kong PeriodDownload
Human migration is a global phenomenon driven by two factors: individual needs or desires, and changes in the economics and politics in the society from which the migration stems. Human migration usually involves people crossing international borders, but the impact is often felt locally, in the...
Development of Public Participation Geographic Information System (PPGIS) was an attempt to bring technology to communities for their decision-making. To overcome the limitations of the traditional public participation and with the huge progress in the web-based technologies, community planners...
In recent years, consumers have embraced a range of portable web-ready devices, and with them, new means of accessing and using the web. Yet, despite consumer adoption of smartphones and tablet computers for personal and work-related activities both within and without the academy, academic...
This thesis reviews how in-level wayfinding cues in video games can be harnessed to create immersive and enjoyable game experiences. It conducts an extensive literature review of game level design, and examines how modern games guide players to their destination. Many modern games rely heavily on...
This thesis presents an interdisciplinary examination of a series of towers existing between the sites of Kastro Kallithea and New Halos along the north ridge of Greece’s Othrys Mountains. The overarching goal is to utilize digital archaeological techniques such as GIS to refine the...
While many Internet services and products are free to use, in most cases, they are not completely free. Someone, either the user or a third party, is paying for them either directly or indirectly. By examining the business models of three successful Internet-based companies, this thesis...
March 11, 2011, 14:46 Japan Standard Time. This was the moment that marked the beginning of what is now known as the “2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami,” a catastrophe that brought about devastation throughout many regions in Japan, most notably in the north eastern region of the main island of...
Here, we use the premise of an actual image-retrieval application to examine how various approaches and techniques in computer vision help to bridge the much talked about semantic gap. A lot of cross-fertilization of ideas from the world of text processing has found its way into image processing...