• Diabetic Mario : designing and evaluating mobile games for diabetes education 

      Baghaei, Nilufar; Nandigam, David; Casey, John; Direito, Artur; Maddison, R. (2016-06)
      Traditionally, diabetes education has relied on written materials, with limited resources available for children with diabetes. Mobile games can be effective and motivating tools for the promotion of children's health. In ...
    • Does the robot have a mind? : mind perception and attitudes towards robots predict use of an eldercare robot? 

      Stafford, R.Q.; MacDonald, B.A.; Jayawardena, Chandimal; Wegner, Daniel M; Broadbent, E. (2014-01-01)
      Robots are starting to be developed for aged care populations and some of these have been made into commercial products that have been well received. However, little is known about the psychological factors that promote ...
    • Dynamic class imbalance learning for incremental LPSVM 

      Pang, Shaoning; Zhu, Lei; Chen, Gang; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Ban, Tao; Inoue, Daisuke (Neural Networks, 2013-02)
      Linear Proximal Support Vector Machines (LPSVMs), like decision trees, classic SVM, etc. are originally not equipped to handle drifting data streams that exhibit high and varying degrees of class imbalance. For online ...
    • Effects of software security on software development life cycle and related security issues 

      Mohaddes Deylami, Hanif; Ardekani, Iman; Muniyandi, R.C.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Information Security (IJCIIS) (Victoria, Australia), 2015-12)
      Security is a significant issue in the software development life cycle, and may become much more problematic in the future. In the current state there is no simple solution to the software security issue. Moreover, software ...
    • An efficient stream-based join to process end user transactions in real-time data warehousing 

      Jamil, Noreen (2014-06)
      In the field of real-time data warehousing semistream processing has become a potential area of research since last one decade. One important operation in semi-stream processing is to join stream data with a slowly changing ...
    • Error signal measurement in active noise control systems 

      Sheth, Darshana; Ardekani, Iman (Asia-Pasific Signal Information Processing Association, 2015-08)
      Active noise control (ANC) creates a set of silent points at the location of error microphones. As a byproduct, a zone of quiet is created surrounding the silent points. Unfortunately, the extension of the created quite ...
    • Estimation of internet node location by latency measurements : the underestimation problem 

      Komosny, Dan; Voznak, Miroslav; Ganeshan, Kathiravelu; Sathu, Hira (Kaunas University of Technology (Kaunas, Lithuania), 2015)
      In this paper we deal with discovering a geographic location of a node in the Internet. Knowledge of location if fundamental element for many location based applications and web services. We focus on location finding without ...
    • Evaluating encryption algorithms for sensitive data using different storage devices 

      Sarrafpour, Bahman; Alkorbi, Mohammed; Jamil, N.; Asif Naeem, M.; Mirza, F. (Hindawi, 2020-05-20)
      Sensitive data need to be protected from being stolen and read by unauthorized persons regardless of whether the data are stored in hard drives, flash memory, laptops, desktops, and other storage devices. In an enterprise ...
    • Evaluating IPv6 in peer-to-peer 802.11n wireless LAN 

      Kolahi, Samad; Li, Peng (IEEE Computer Society, 2011-08)
      IPv6 is built into the latest versions of Microsoft Windows and Linux-based operating systems. It's expected to replace the current IPv4 and solve its numerous problems, such as address exhaustion, security, and mobility. ...
    • A fast and adaptive video-based method for eye blink rate estimation 

      Mohammadi, Gheis; Shanbehzadeh, Jamshid; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (ACCENT Society (India), 2015-06-16)
      Eye blink rate (EBR) estimation is one of the informative cues and challengeable areas in eye-based systems that has a wide range of applications like the detecting a driver’s drowsiness, anxiety analysis, diseases detection ...
    • Foundation of an Affective Tutoring System: Learning How Human Tutors Adapt to Student Emotion 

      Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Alexander, Samuel T.V.; Hill, S (2008)
      The developing field of Affective Tutoring Systems (ATSs) has created a need to understand how such tutoring systems should adapt to the emotional state of students. To this end, an observational study of human tutors was ...
    • Generalization of VLC Decoding Trees-to-Processes 

      Hong, Guan Yue; Fong, A.C.M. (2010-05)
      In an earlier paper, we presented a novel application of Communicating Sequential Processes (CSP) to the modeling of variable length code (VLC) synchronization. Different from the traditional encoding/decoding tree analysis, ...
    • Hand and Face Tracking for Gesture Recognition 

      Dadgostar, F; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (2009)
      "This paper presents research leading to the development of a vision-based gesture recognition system. The system comprises of three abstracts layers each with their own specific type and requirements of data ..."
    • “How do you know that I don't understand?" A look at the future of intelligent tutoring systems 

      Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (Pergamon, 2007)
      Many software systems would significantly improve performance if they could adapt to the emotional state of the user, for example if Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITSs), ATM’s, ticketing machines could recognise when users ...
    • Human biometric traits : a systematic review focusing on vascular patterns 

      Varastehpour, Soheil; Sharifzadeh, Hamid; Ardekani, Iman; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (Unitec ePress, 2020-12-10)
      Authentication methods based on human traits, including fingerprint, face, iris, and palm print, have developed significantly, and currently they are mature enough to be reliably considered for human identification purposes. ...
    • The impact of human shadowing/movement on performance of 802.11ac client-to-server WLAN 

      Kolahi, Samad; Almatrook, A.A. (University of Bahrain (Zallaq, Bahrain), 2019-05-01)
      This paper investigates the impact of human movement on 802.11ac WLAN performance using IPv4, IPv6, TCP and UDP protocols. The results show that on average, the TCP and UDP on WLAN with human movement has a lower throughput ...
    • Incremental and decremental max-flow for online semi-supervised learning 

      Zhu, Lei; Pang, Shaoning; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Ban, Tao; Inoue, Daisuke (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-04-13)
      Max-flow has been adopted for semi-supervised data modelling, yet existing algorithms were derived only for the learning from static data. This paper proposes an online max-flow algorithm for the semi-supervised learning ...
    • Lounging with robots – social spaces of residents in care : a comparison trial 

      Peri, Kathryn; Kerse, N.; Broadbent, E.; Jayawardena, Chandimal; Kuo, Tony; Datta, Chandan; Stafford, R.Q.; MacDonald, B.A. (Wiley Online Library, 2016)
      Aims: To investigate whether robots could reduce resident sleeping and stimulate activity in the lounges of an older persons’ care facility. Methods: Non-randomised controlled trial over a 12-week period. The ...
    • Measuring e-government development : the haves and the have-nots 

      Kabbar, Eltahir (IBIMA Publishing, 2020-08-17)
      Since 2003, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) continued to measure the e-government development across the world using a range of indices. The UNDESA produces a biannual report that ranks ...
    • Melanoma Diagnosis by the Use of Wavelet Analysis based on Morphological Operators 

      Fassihi, Nima; Shanbehzadeh, Jamshid; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Ghasemi, Elham (International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists., 2011-03)
      Skin melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer which is curable if diagnosed at the right time.. Drawing distinction between melanoma and mole is a difficult task and needs detailed laboratory tests. Utilizing ...

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