• 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 ...
    • Migration from PLC to IEC 61499 using Semantic Web Technologies 

      Dai, Wenbin; Dubinin, V.N.; Vyatkin, V. (IEEE, 2014-03)
      This paper proposes a new methodology of migration from IEC 61131-3 PLCs to IEC 61499 function blocks. The aim of this migration process is to recreate IEC 61131-3 applications in IEC 61499 implementations with equivalent ...
    • Modelling land water composition scene for maritime traffic surveillance 

      Pang, Shaoning; Zhao, Jing (Jane); Hartill, B.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (Inderscience Enterprises, 2016)
      Background modelling, used in many vision systems, must be robust to environmental change, yet sensitive enough to identify all moving objects of interest. Existing background modelling approaches have been developed to ...
    • Models applied in stock market prediction : a literature survey 

      Dassanayake, Wajira; Jayawardena, Chandimal; Ardekani, Iman; Sharifzadeh, Hamid (Unitec ePress, 2019-03-07)
      Stock market prices are intrinsically dynamic, volatile, highly sensitive, nonparametric, nonlinear and chaotic in nature, as they are influenced by a myriad of interrelated factors. As such, stock market time series ...
    • MoodJumper : an exploration of game interface preferences in users with/out mood disorder 

      Baghaei, Nilufar; Hach, Sylvia; Liang, H.N.; Brucker, M. (Frontiers Media (parent company: Holtzbrinck Publishing Group), 2019-08-08)
      Mental health conditions pose a major challenge to healthcare providers and society at large. The World Health Organization predicts that by 2030 mental illnesses will be the leading disease burden globally. Mental health ...
    • NIR spectrometer used for material modeling with neural networks 

      Yee, Nigel (IEEE Computer Science, 2014)
      Near infrared multi-spectral image analysis is a tool used for non-destructive determination of biological material properties. In this investigation a custom built imaging spectrometer is constructed and used for the image ...
    • On performance of multicast delivery with fixed WiMAX telemedicine networks using single-carrier modulation 

      Fong, Bernard; Hong, Guan Yue (Academy Publisher, 2010)
      IEEE 802.16e fixed WiMAX provides a low cost solution for integrated multimedia access networks with a wide bandwidth making it particularly suitable for telemedicine applications. While a wide variety of modulation schemes ...
    • On the stochastic modeling and analysis of FxLMS adaptation algorithm 

      Ardekani, Iman; Abdulla, W. H. (The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2013)
      This study represents a stochastic model for the adaptation process performed on adaptive control systems by the filtered-x least-mean-square (FxLMS) algorithm. The main distinction of this model is that it is derived ...
    • Online scalable SVM ensemble learning method (OSSELM) for spatio-temporal air pollution analysis 

      Ali, Shahid; Dacey, Simon (AIRCC Publishing Corporation, 2017)
      Environmental air pollution studies fail to consider the fact that air pollution is a spatio-temporal problem. The volume and complexity of the data have created the need to explore various machine learning models, however, ...
    • Other-cells Interference in CDMA systems 

      Kolahi, Samad; Williamson, Allan G.; Sowerby, K.W. (Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), 2004-09-20)
      Using simulation and modelling, the other-cells interference factor for CDMA systems is obtained. Situations with tiers of neighbouring cells are investigated under various propagation parameters and for two scenarios, ...
    • Performance analysis of some operating systems in wireless 802.11n networks 

      Kolahi, Samad; Li, Peng (University of Bahrain (Zallaq, Bahrain), 2016-01-30)
      In this paper, the performance of some operating systems (Windows 7, Windows XP, and Fedora 12) are evaluated over IEEE 802.11n WLAN (Wireless LAN), for TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) and UDP (User Datagram Protocol), ...
    • Performance comparison of peer-peer vs client-server 802.11ac WLAN using 80Mhz channel size 

      Kolahi, Samad; Sooran, A. K.; Khan, M.M.U.; Nasim, M.F. (2019-09-01)
      In this paper, the performance of IEEE 802.11ac wireless LAN using IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP, peer-peer, and client-server networks is investigated while implementing WPA2 security. The latest operating systems are used in the ...
    • Physical-aware predictive dynamic thermal management of multi-core processors 

      Salami, Bagher; Noori, Hamid; Madipour, Farhad; Baharani, Mohammadreza (Elsevier, 2016-03-30)
      The advances in silicon process technology have made it possible to have processors with larger number of cores. The increment of cores number has been hindered by increasing power consumption and heat dissipation due to ...
    • Play & Learn: Designing Engaging Educational Games for Children 

      Nand, Kalpana; Baghaei, Nilufar; Casey, John (Cognitive Technology Journal, 2013)
      The use of computer games as common vehicles for education, as opposed to pure entertainment, has gained immense popularity in recent years. In this paper, we investigate the appealing characteristics of engaging computer ...
    • Potato Crisp moisture determination using NIR data and a Back Propagation Neural Network 

      Yee, Nigel; Potgieter, Paul; Liggett, Stephen (Advanced Institute of Convergence Information Technology (AICIT), 2013-06)
      Near infrared analysis is a tool used for non-destructive determination of material properties and the potato crisp production sector has been using the technique for determination of moisture content however near infrared ...
    • RF fingerprinting : research opportunities 

      Rehman, Saeed; Sowerby, K.W.; Alam, Shafiq (Asia Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA), 2015-01)
      Radio Frequency (RF) fingerprinting aims to de- velop a unique identity for a wireless device that can be used in the same way a biological fingerprint operates, to improve the security and privacy of wireless communication. ...
    • Role-based process view derivation and composition 

      Zhao, X.; Liu, Chengfei; Yongchareon, Dr. Sira; Kowalkiewicz, M.; Sadiq, W. (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2015-05)
      The process view concept deploys a partial and temporal representation to adjust the visible view of a business process according to various perception constraints of users. Process view technology is of practical use for ...
    • A Self-Organization Mechanism Based on Cross-Entropy Method for P2P-Like Applications 

      Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Chen, Gang (2010)
      P2P-like applications are quickly gaining popularity in the Internet. Such applications are commonly modeled as graphs with nodes and edges. Usually nodes represent running processes that exchange information with each ...