Recent Submissions

  • Multi-objective optimization of confidence-based localization in large-scale underwater robotic swarms. 

    Sabra, Adham; Fung, Wai-Keung; Churn, Philip (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05816-6_8, 2019-01-30)
    SABRA, A., FUNG, W.-K. and CHURN, P. 2018. Multi-objective optimization of confidence-based localization in large-scale underwater robotic swarms. In Correll, N., Schwager, M. and Otte, M. (eds.) Distributed autonomous robotic systems: proceedings of the 14th International distributed autonomous robotic systems symposium 2018 (DARS 2018), 15-17 October 2018, Boulder, USA. Springer proceedings in advanced robotics, 9. Cham: Springer [online], pages 109-123. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-05816-6_8
    Localization in large-scale underwater swarm robotic systems has in-creasingly attracted research and industry communities’ attention. An optimized confidence-based localization algorithm is proposed for improving localization ...
  • Confidence-based underwater localization scheme for large-scale mobile sensor networks. 

    Sabra, Adham; Fung, Wai-Keung; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2018.8604878, 2018-10-22)
    SABRA, A., FUNG, W.-K. and RADHAKRISHNA, P. 2018. Confidence-based underwater localization scheme for large-scale mobile sensor networks. In Proceedings of the Marine Technology Society and Insitutute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (MTS/IEEE) OCEANS 2018, 22-25 October 2018, Charleston, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8604878. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2018.8604878
    The absence of Global Positioning System in underwater environment predominates in the challenges of underwater vehicles navigation or sensor nodes tracking. Localization of single or few underwater vehicles has been ...
  • Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter. 

    Hebala, Osama M.; Aboushady, Ahmed A.; Ahmed, Khaled H.; Burgess, Sam; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2018.8567014, 2018-12-10)
    HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A., AHMED, K.H., BURGESS, S. and PRABHU, R. 2018. Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter. In Proceedings of the 7th International conference on renewable energy research and applications 2018 (ICRERA), 14-17 October 2018, Paris, France. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8567014, pages 914-919. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2018.8567014
    This paper presents a novel generalised approach of the small-signal modelling of dual active bridge (DAB) DC/DC converter. The adopted analysis is based on a per-unit fundamental frequency representation of the DAB. The ...
  • Modal acoustic emission analysis of mode-I and mode-II fracture of adhesively-bonded joints. 

    Crawford, Alasdair R.; Droubi, Mohamad Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (EWAGE (Organisers) http://www.ewgae2018.com/conference-proceedings/, 2018-09-12)
    CRAWFORD, A.R., DROUBI, M.G. and FAISAL, N.H. 2018. Modal acoustic emission analysis of mode-I and mode-II fracture of adhesively-bonded joints. In Proceedings of the 33rd European Working Group on Acoustic Emission (EWGAE) European acoustic emission testing conference (EWGAE 2018), 12-14 September 2018, Senlis, France. Senlis: EWGAE [online], pages 218-228. Available from: http://www.ewgae2018.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/EWGAE-Conference-Proceedings_2018-1.pdf
    Acoustic emission (AE) testing has previously been demonstrated to be well suited to detecting failure in adhesively-bonded joints. In this work, the relationship between the fracture-mode of adhesively-bonded specimens ...
  • Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. 

    Johny, Jincy; Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Officer, Simon J.; Adams, Morgan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2501974, 2018-10-08)
    JOHNY, J., BHAVSAR, K., OFFICER, S., ADAMS, M., PRABHU, R. 2018. Waveguide-based machine readable fluorescence security feature for border control and security applications. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds). Proceedings of the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) security and defence conference 2018, volume 10802: counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance technologies II, 10-11 September 2018, Berlin, Germany. Bellingham: SPIE [online], article ID 1080209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2501974
    Border security challenges and immigration issues are increasing considerably in recent years. Counterfeiting and fraudulent use of identity and other travel documents are posing serious threats and safety concerns worldwide, ...
  • Feasibility analysis of unique ID (UID) generation for personal authentication of valuable documents using dorsal hand vein pattern. 

    Ambadiyil, Sajan; Jayarajan, Reema; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (SPIE https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2325346, 2018-10-08)
    AMBADIYIL, S., JAYARAIAN, R., PILLAI, V.P.M. and PRABHU, R. 2018. Feasibility analysis of unique ID (UID) generation for personal authentication of valuable documents using dorsal hand vein pattern. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds). Proceedings of the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) security and defence conference 2018, volume 10802: counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance technologies II, 10-11 September 2018, Berlin, Germany. Bellingham: SPIE [online], article ID 108020H. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2325346
    Reliable personal authentication is a critical and vital obligation to the security in all the real-world applications. Nevertheless, biometric features are effectively used for the personal authentication, in some cases ...
  • Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. 

    Kansongue, Nanimpo; Njuguna, James; Vertigans, Stephen (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2018.8521054, 2018-11-05)
    KANSONGUE, N., NJUGUNA, J. and VERTIGANS, S. 2018. Sustainable energy for emerging nations development: a case study on Togo renewable energy. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society (PES) and Industrial Applications Society (IAS) PowerAfrica 2018 conference, 26-29 June 2018, Cape Town, South Africa. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 137-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerAfrica.2018.8521054
    This paper explores the need for an appropriate energy delivery, placing emphasis on the role of the indigenous people in developing their future needs. The case study is based on Togo renewable energy sustainability and ...
  • Simulating the annual energy yield of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. 

    Freier, Daria; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yasin, Siti Hajar Mohd; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Ardila-Rey, Jorge Alfredo; Karim, Md Ershadul; Yusoff, Zulfadzli (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2018.8533197, 2018-11-15)
    FREIER, D., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUNIR, A.B., YASIN, S.H.M., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., ARDILA-REY, J.A., KARIM, M.E. and YUSOFF, Z. 2018. Simulating the annual energy yield of a rotationally asymmetrical optical concentrator. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 7th international conference on photonoics (ICP) 2018, 9-11 April 2018, Langkawi, Malaysia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8533197. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICP.2018.8533197
    This paper simulates the annual energy yield of a concentrator called the rotationally asymmetrical dielectric totally internally reflective concentrator (RADTIRC). One specific design of the RADTIRC is assumed to be ...
  • A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement. 

    Bani, Nurul Aini; Hassan, Mohamad Zaki; Mad Kaidi, Hazilah; Hashim, Nor Fazilah Mohd; Dziyauddin, Rudzidatul Akmam; Musa, Rafizah; Suhot, Mohamed Azlan; Usman, Sahnius; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICBAPS.2018.8527416, 2018-11-08)
    BANI, N.A., HASSAN, M.Z., MAD KAIDI, H., HASHIM, N.F.M., DZIYAUDDIN, R.A., MUSA, R., SUHOT, M.A., USMAN, S., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2018. A pilot study of malnutrition among elderly in a Malaysia elderly care centre - part I: assessment of handgrip strength measurement. In Proceedings of the 2nd International conference on biosignal analysis, processing and systems (ICBAPS), 24-26 July 2018, Kuching, Malaysia. New York: IEEE [online], pages 119-122. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICBAPS.2018.8527416
    The number of elderly population in Malaysia of aged 60 years and above is expected to increase every year. Apart from that, the life expectancy of the elderly population is also estimated to rise up with female tend to ...
  • Modelling multiphase flow in vertical pipe using CFD method. 

    Alaita, David; Hossain, Mamdud; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_24, 2018-08-29)
    ALAITA, D., HOSSAIN, M. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2018. Modelling multiphase flow in vertical pipe using CFD method. In Wahab, M.A. (ed.) Numerical modelling in civil engineering, 2: proceedings of the 1st International conference on numerical modelling in engineering (NME 1018); 28-29 August 2018, Ghent, Belgium. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 300-319. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_24
    Investigations of gas-liquid-solid flows in large diameter vertical pipes are scarce and detailed three phase flow study is still required to understand the flow interactions. Further investigation using high fidelity ...
  • Numerical investigation of two-phase flow induced local fluctuations and interactions of flow properties through elbow. 

    Chinenye-Kanu, Nkemjika Mirian; Hossain, Mamdud; Droubi, Mohamad Ghazi; Islam, Sheikh Zahidul (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_11, 2018-08-29)
    CHINENYE-KANU, N.M., HOSSAIN, M., DROUBI, M.G. and ISLAM, S.Z. 2018. Numerical investigation of two-phase flow induced local fluctuations and interactions of flow properties through elbow. In Wahab, M.A. (ed.) Proceedings of the 1st International conference on numerical modelling in engineering (NME 1018); numerical modelling in civil engineering, 2, 28-29 August 2018, Ghent, Belgium. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 124-141. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2273-0_11
    The local interactions and fluctuations of multiphase flow properties present in upward slug/churn flow patterns through a 900 pipe bend has been investigated. Numerical modelling technique using the Volume of Fluid method ...
  • Design method for nonimaging solar photovoltaic concentrators using genetic algorithms. 

    Freier, Daria; Ramirez-Iniguez, Roberto; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Gamio, Carlos (AIP Publishing (American Institute of Physics) https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5053505, 2018-09-13)
    FREIER, D., RAMIREZ-INIGUEZ, R., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GAMIO, C. 2018. Design method for nonimaging solar photovoltaic concentrators using genetic algorithms. In Steiner, M., Anton, I. and Steiner, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 14th International concentratator photovoltaic systems conference 2018 (CPV-14), 16-18 April 2018, Puertollano, Spain. New York: AIP Publishing [online], 2012(1), ID 030006. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5053505
    Off-grid solar chargers are one of the ways forward to achieve universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern electricity. To achieve this goal, the sustainability aspect of the solar chargers must be ...
  • Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/INISTA.2018.8466315, 2018-07-03)
    OCHEI, L.C., PETROVSKI, A. and BASS, J.M. 2018. Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications. In Proceedings of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Systems Man and Cybernetics Society (SMC) international innovations in intelligent systems and applications conference 2018 (INISTA 2018), 3-5 July 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8466315. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/INISTA.2018.8466315
    A multitenant cloud-application that is designed to use several components needs to implement the required degree of isolation between the components when the workload changes. The highest degree of isolation results in ...
  • Comparison of wear performance of thermal sprayed cermet (WC-Co) coatings from suspension and feedstock powders. 

    Ali, O.; Ahmed, Rehan; Alawadhi, H.; Shameer, M.; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Al-Anazi, Nayef M.; Goosen, Mattheus F. A. (DVS Media GmbH http://www.proceedings.com/38541.html, 2017-06-07)
    ALI, O., AHMED, R., ALAWADHI, H., SHAMEER, M., FAISAL, N., AL-ANAZI, N. and GOOSEN, M. 2017. Comparison of wear performance of thermal sprayed cermet (WC-Co) coatings from suspension and feedstock powders. In the Proceedings of the International thermal spray conference and exposition 2017 (ITSC 2017), 7-9 June 2017, Dusseldorf, Germany. Dusseldorf: DVS Media GmbH [online], pages 681-686. Available from: http://www.proceedings.com/38541.html
    WC-Co coatings were deposited using conventional High Velocity Oxy-Fuel Jet-Kote (HVOF-JK) and Suspension HVOF (S-HVOF) methods. Microstructural and mechanical properties along with the wear resistance of coatings were ...
  • Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. 

    Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Arab, Hussain (TUV SUD NEV (Organisers) https://www.tuv-sud.co.uk/nel/news-events/news/latest-news/produced-water-workshop-highlights-environmental-issues-and-solutions, 2018-06-05)
    OLUYEMI, G.F. and ARAB, H. 2018. Dynamic adsorption of residual hydrocarbon oil from treated produced water on chitosan. Presented at TUV SUD NEL Produced water workshop 2018, 5-6 June 2018, Aberdeen, UK.
    In this work Chitosan was investigated as an adsorbent for residual oil using real produced water stream from Kuwait oilfields. A laboratory bench-top glass tube column integrated with a dynamic flow loop was used in this ...
  • Application of acoustic emission to predict corrosion. 

    Droubi, Mohamad Ghazi; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (NDT.net http://www.ndt.net/?id=22578, 2018-06-30)
    DROUBI, M.G. and FAISAL, N.H. 2017. Application of acoustic emission to predict corrosion. In the Proceedings of the 14th International Slovenian Society for Non-Destructive Testing conference: application of contemporary non-destructive testing in engineering, 4-6 September 2017, Bernardin, Slovenia. Bad Breisig, Germany: NDT.net [online], pages 271-278. Available from: http://www.ndt.net/?id=22578
    Non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques used for petroleum pipelines and offshore windturbines can only detect corrosion after it has occurred. Therefore, intrusive inspections are required regularly, potentially causing ...
  • Ontology alignment based on word embedding and random forest classification. 

    Nkisi-Orji, Ikechukwu; Wiratunga, Nirmalie; Massie, Stewart; Hui, Kit-Ying; Heaven, Rachel
    NKISI-ORJI, I., WIRATUNGA, N., MASSIE, S., HUI, K.-Y. and HEAVEN, R. [2018]. Ontology alignment based on word embedding and random forest classification. In Lecture notes in computer science [online]: proceedings of the European conference on machine learning and principles and practice of knowledge discovery in databases (ECML PKDD 2018), 10-14 September 2018, Dublin, Ireland. Basel: Springer, (accepted).
    Ontology alignment is crucial for integrating heterogeneous data sources and forms an important component for realising the goals of the semantic web. Accordingly, several ontology alignment techniques have been proposed ...
  • Fuzzy data analysis methodology for the assessment of value of information in the oil and gas industry. 

    Vilela, Martin; Oluyemi, Gbenga Folorunso; Petrovski, Andrei (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/FUZZ-IEEE.2018.8491628, 2018-07-08)
    VILELA, M., OLUYEMI, G. and PETROVSKI, A. 2018. Fuzzy data analysis methodology for the assessment of value of information in the oil and gas industry. In Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International fuzzy systems conference 2018 (FUZZ-IEEE 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8491628. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/FUZZ-IEEE.2018.8491628
    To manage uncertainty in reservoir development projects, the Value of Information is one of the main factors on which the decision is based to determine whether it is necessary to acquire additional data. However, subsurface ...
  • Symbols classification in engineering drawings. 

    Elyan, Eyad; Moreno-García, Carlos Francisco; Jayne, Chrisina (IEEE, 2018-07-08)
    ELYAN, E., MORENO GARCIA, C. and JAYNE, C. 2018. Symbols classification in engineering drawings. Presented at the International joint conference on neural networks 2018 (IJCNN), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Technical drawings are commonly used across different industries such as Oil and Gas, construction, mechanical and other types of engineering. In recent years, the digitization of these drawings is becoming increasingly ...
  • Characterization of hydroxyapatite layer on AISI 316L stainless steel. 

    Hlinka, Josef; Lasek, Stanislav; Siostrzonek, Rene; Faisal, Nadimul Haque (Tanger Ltd https://www.metal2018.com/en/proceedings-metal-2017/, 2017-01-31)
    HLINKA, J., LASEK, S., SIOSTRZONEK, R. and FAISAL, N. 2017. Characterization of hydroxyapatite layer on AISI 316L stainless steel. In Proceedings of the 26th international metallurgy and materials conference (METAL 2017), 24-26 May 2017, Brno, Czech Republic. Ostrava: Tanger Ltd [online], pages 1292-1297. Available from: https://www.metal2018.com/en/proceedings-metal-2017/
    Bioactive coatings can be divided into two main groups - organic and inorganic coatings. Hydroxyapatite (HA) is well known as one of inorganic part of mammal's bone structure and is highly recommended for use in implantology. ...

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