• Adaptive active control of free space acoustic noise 

    Ardekani, Iman; Abdulla, Waleed H. (Published by the Acoustical Society of America through the American Institute of Physics, 2013)
    This paper concerns adaptive active control of acoustic noise in free space. Conventional adaptive active noise control algorithms are efficient in acoustic ducts or headphones; however, they are very sensitive when being ...
  • Advancements in English-Persian Hierarchical Statistical Machine Translation 

    Mohaghegh, Mahsa (2012)
    In this paper we show that a hierarchical phrase-based translation system will outperform a classical (non-hierarchical) phrase-based system in the English-to-Persian translation direction, yet for the Persian-to-English ...
  • An Alternative Approach for Developing Socially Assistive Robots 

    Jayawardena, Chandimal; Kuo, I-Han; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (IEEE Robotics and Automation Society + Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2014)
    This paper presents the design of the socially assistive companion robotic wheelchair named RoboChair. Unlike in most current companion robotics projects, the approach of RoboChair is not to build a completely new robotic ...
  • Analysis and prevention of account hijacking based incidents in cloud environment 

    Tirumala, Sreenivas Sremath; Sathu, Hira; Naidu, Vijay (2015-12)
    Cloud computing is a technological breakthrough in computing. It has affected each and every part of the information technology, from infrastructure to the software deployment, from programming to the application maintenance. ...
  • Analysis of Impersonation Attack on RF Fingerprinting 

    Rehman, Saeed (2013)
    Radio Frequency (RF) Fingerprinting Research gaps Objective Experiment setup Results Conclusion Radio fingerprinting is the process of identifying a radio transmitter by the unique characteristics present in its ...
  • Brightness preserving fuzzy dynamic histogram equalization 

    Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Rezazadeh, Fatemeh; Shanbehzadeh, Jamshid (Newswood Ltd., 2013)
    Abstract—Image enhancement is a fundamental step of image processing and machine vision to improve the quality of an image for a specific application. Histogram equalization is an attractive and commonly-employed image ...
  • Cloud-based Video Monitoring Framework: An Approach based on Software-Defined Networking for Addressing Scalability Problems 

    Sandar, Nay Myo; Chaisiri, Sivadon; Yongchareon, Sira; Liesaputra, Veronica (Cham Springer International Publishing, 2014-10-12)
    Abstract. Closed-circuit television (CCTV) and Internet protocol (IP) cameras have been applied to a surveillance or monitoring system, from which users can remotely monitor video streams. The system has been employed for ...
  • A Collaborative Constraint-based Intelligent System for Learning Object-Oriented Analysis and Design using UML 

    Baghaei, Nilufar (2006)
    Automatic analysis of interaction and support for group learning through a distance collaborative learning system is at the forefront of educational technology. Research shows that collaborative leaming provides an environment ...
  • COMAC: Educational Games for Children with ADD/ADHD 

    Baghaei, Nilufar; Casey, John; Romo de Vivar, David; Harris, Grace (2012)
    Previous research has shown that children with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have unique difficulties that can make more traditional methods of teaching less effective. ...
  • Comparative whisper vowel space for Singapore English and British English accents 

    Sharifzadeh, Hamid; Ardekani, Iman; McLoughlin, Ian V. (Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Association (APSIPA), 2015-12)
    Whispered speech, as a relatively common form of communications, has received little research effort in spite of its usefulness in everyday vocal communications. Apart from a few notable studies analysing the main whispered ...
  • Competition for IBL Placements 

    Ram, Shiu (2006)
    Providers of tertiary education and training include work experience or real projects as compulsory requirements of a number of programs that they offer. Students have to meet either one of these requirements in order to ...
  • Cross-layer Optimisation for Quality of Service Support in Wireless Sensor Networks 

    Mohaghegh, Mahsa; Manford, Chris; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (2011)
    Wireless sensor networks need to deliver real-time services such as video, audio and traditional data services therefore providing efficient quality of services (QoS) support is essential. In this paper we aim to address ...
  • Deployment of a service robot to help older people 

    Jayawardena, Chandimal; Kuo, I-Han; Unger, U.; Wong, R.; Watson, Catherine I.; Stafford, Rhyll; Broadbent, E.; Tiwari, P.; Warren, J.; Sohn, J.; MacDonald, B. A. (2010)
    This paper presents the first version of a mobile service robot designed for older people. Six service application modules were developed with the key objective being successful interaction between the robot and the older ...
  • Designing a socially assistive companion robotic wheel chair: RoboChair 

    Jayawardena, Chandimal; Baghaei, Nilufar; Ganeshan, Kathiravelu; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (IEEE Computer Society, 2013)
    Developing socially assistive robots is an emerging interdisciplinary research area, which requires collaboration between a wide range of disciplines. Among recent research projects, there have been attempts to develop ...
  • The development of a peer marking system for group assignments 

    Comins, Neil; Fitzgibbon, Peter; Boersen, Raewyn (1998-07)
    Group assignments and the fair allocation of assessment marks has led to the development of this easy to administer system. The system involves two forms that have to be completed by the students as a part of their ...
  • Document image noises and removal methods 

    Farahmand, Atena; Sarrafzadeh, Abdolhossein; Shanbehzadeh, Jamshid (Newswood Ltd., 2013)
    Document images may be contaminated with noise during transmission, scanning or conversion to digital form. We can categorize noises by identifying their features and can search for similar patterns in a document image to ...
  • Effect of channel impairments on radiometric fingerprinting 

    Rehman, Saeed; Sowerby, Kevin W.; Shafiq, Alam; Ardekani, Iman; Komosny, Dan (IEEE Communications Society, 2015-12)
    To increase network security and mitigate identity theft attacks, much of the research is focused on traditional bit-level algorithmic. In conventional wireless networks, security issues are primarily considered above the ...
  • Effect of Channel Impairments on the Performance of RF Fingerprinting using Low-end Receivers 

    Sowerby, Kevin; Rehman, Saeed; Coghill, Colin (2013)
    Radio Frequency (RF) Fingerprinting Problem definition Objective Experiment setup Results Conclusion Radio fingerprinting is the process of identifying a radio transmitter by the unique characteristics present in its ...
  • Efficient FXLMS algorithm with simplified secondary path models. 

    Ardekani, Iman; Sharifzadeh, Hamid Reza; Rehman, Saeed; Abdulla, Waleed H. (IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2015)
    his paper extends the existing work on the root locus analysis of FxLMS algorithm by considering secondary path modeling errors. Rules for sketching FxLMS root locus are set out. An analytic convergence condition is then ...
  • An efficient programming framework for socially assistive robots based on separation of robot behavior description from execution 

    Jayawardena, Chandimal; Kuo, I-Han; MacDonald, Bruce A. (IEEE Computer Society, 2013)
    One of the main challenges in socially assistive robotics is providing flexible and easy-to-use programming tools for users. Unlike other robots, designing socially assistive robots includes the subject-matter-experts ...