• 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 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. ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Enhancing engagement and collaborative learning skills in multi-touch software for UML diagramming 

    Basheri, Mohammed; Burd, Liz; Munro, Malcolm; Baghaei, Nilufar (The International Society of the Learning Sciences, 2013)
    The use of Multi-touch interfaces for collaborative learning has received significant attention. Their ability to synchronously accommodate multiple users is an advantage in co-located collaborative design tasks. This paper ...
  • Ensemble Statistical and Heuristic Models for Unsupervised Word Alignment 

    Mohaghegh, Mahsa; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Mohammadi, Mehdi (IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), 2014)
    Statistical word alignment models need large amounts of training data while they are weak in small-sized corpora. This paper proposes a new approach of an unsupervised hybrid word alignment technique using an ensemble ...
  • Evaluating a Collaborative Constraint-based Tutor for UML Class Diagrams 

    Baghaei, Nilufar; Mitrovic, Branko (2007)
    COLLECT-UML is a collaborative constraint-based tutor for teaching object-oriented analysis and design using . It is the first system in the family of constraint-based tutors to represent a higher-level skill such as ...