Recent Submissions

  • Evolutionary computation for optimal component deployment with multitenancy isolation in cloud-hosted applications. 

    Ochei, Laud Charles; Petrovski, Andrei; Bass, Julian M. (IEEE http://itnas.civil.duth.gr/inista2018/, 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.
    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, M. 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, M. 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, 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. Presented at the IEEE International fuzzy systems conference 2018 (FUZZ-IEEE 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    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 Garcia, 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. ...
  • Fibre optic sensor to detect heavy metal pollutants in water environments. 

    Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Hurston, Emma; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Joseph, Ginson P. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084982, 2017-06-19)
    BHAVSAR, K., HURSTON, E., PRABHU, R. and JOSEPH, G.P. 2017. Fibre optic sensor to detect heavy metal pollutants in water environments. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084982. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084982
    Heavy metal ion pollution emerges as a potential threat to humankind and the ecosystem due to their increased spreading into the environment. Detection of highly toxic heavy metal ions requires rapid, simple, sensitive and ...
  • Promotion of STEM subjects in Scottish schools through the MATE Scotland ROV Challenge. 

    Dunbar, Graeme; Stagg, Neil; Hynd, Alistair; Waghorn, Jack (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084929, 2017-06-19)
    DUNBAR, G., STAGG, N., HYND, A. and WAGHORN, J. 2017. Promotion of STEM subjects in Scottish schools through the MATE Scotland ROV Challenge. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084929. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084929
    In this paper we will introduce the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Student ROV Competition and the development of the Scottish Regional Event that feeds into it. We will present case studies from ...
  • A critical analysis of open protocol for subsea production controls system communication. 

    Iyalla, Ibiyekariwaripiribo; Arulliah, Elankumaran; Innes, David (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084938, 2017-06-19)
    IYALLA, I., ARULLIAH, E. and INNES, D. 2017. A critical analysis of open protocol for subsea production controls system communication. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084938. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084938
    Production control system communication protocols used in subsea fields are primarily proprietary to the subsea vendor. Due to the proprietary nature of this communication system, the operators encounter many challenges ...
  • Analysis of AC link topologies in non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge converter for current stress minimization. 

    Hebala, Osama M.; Aboushady, Ahmed A.; Ahmed, Khaled H. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2017.8191132, 2017-11-05)
    HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A. and AHMED, K.H. 2017. Analysis of AC link topologies in non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge converter for current stress minimization. In Proceedings of the 6th IEEE international renewable energy research and applications conference 2017 (ICRERA 2017), 5-8 November 2017, San Diego, USA. New York: IEEE [online], pages 608-613. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2017.8191132
    This paper presents analysis of the non-isolated DC/DC triple active bridge (TAB) converter under various purely inductor-based AC link topologies. The objective of the analysis is to find the topology that incorporates ...
  • Computational analysis and optimization of a MEMS-based piezoresistive accelerometer for head injuries monitoring. 

    Messina, Marco; Njuguna, James; Palas, Chrysovalantis (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSENS.2017.8233897, 2017-10-29)
    MESSINA, M., NJUGUNA, J. and PALAS, C. 2017. Computational analysis and optimization of a MEMS-based piezoresistive accelerometer for head injuries monitoring. In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE sensors 2017 conference (IEEE SENSORS 2017), 29 October - 1 November 2017, Glasgow, UK. New York: IEEE [online], pages 1-3. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSENS.2017.8233897
    This work focuses on the design improvement of a tri-axial piezoresistive accelerometer specifically designed for head injuries monitoring where medium-G impacts are common, for example in sports such as racing cars. The ...
  • Dynamic localization plan for underwater mobile sensor nodes using decision support system. 

    Sabra, Adham; Fung, Wai-Keung (IEEE http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8232185/, 2017-09-18)
    SABRA, A. and FUNG, W.-K. 2017. Dynamic localization plan for underwater mobile sensor nodes using decision support system. In Proceedings of MTS/IEEE OCEANS (OCEANS 17): our harsh and fragile ocean, 18-21 September 2017, Anchorage, USA. New York: IEEE [online], pages 1-8. Available from: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8232185
    Underwater mobile sensor node localization is a key enabling technology for several subsea missions. A novel scalable underwater localization scheme, called Best Suitable Localization Algorithm (BLSA), is proposed to ...
  • Theoretical investigation of positional influence of FBG sensors for structural health monitoring of offshore structures. 

    Johny, Jincy; Summers, Jade; Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Joseph, Ginson P.; Fung, Wai-Keung; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084976, 2017-06-19)
    JOHNY, J., SUMMERS, J., BHAVSAR, K., JOSEPH, G.P., FUNG, W.K. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Theoretical investigation of positional influence of FBG sensors for structural health monitoring of offshore structures. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084976. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084976
    Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) is a key technology for condition monitoring of different offshore oil and gas structures. FBG sensors are used to sense different physical parameters such as strain, temperature, vibration, etc. ...
  • Design of optical fibre based highly sensitive acoustic sensor for underwater applications. 

    Johny, Jincy; Smith, Thomas; Bhavsar, Kaushalkumar; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084974, 2017-06-19)
    JOHNY, J., SMITH, T., BHAVSAR, K. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Design of optical fibre based highly sensitive acoustic sensor for underwater applications. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084974. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084974
    Fibre optic sensing is a key technology for a variety of underwater sensing and monitoring applications. Fibre optic acoustic sensors are mainly based on interferometric detection approach where the acoustic pressure-induced ...
  • Theoretical design and analysis of a sensing system for high pressure and temperature measurement in subsea underwater applications. 

    Amos, Solomon; Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Njuguna, James (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8085023, 2017-06-19)
    AMOS, S., PRABHU, R. and NJUGUNA, J. 2017. Theoretical design and analysis of a sensing system for high pressure and temperature measurement in subsea underwater applications. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8085023. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8085023
    The theoretical design and analysis of a metal coated hybrid sensing system of Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) and Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometer (EFPI) cavity for high pressure high temperature (HPHT) measurement in subsea ...
  • Energy efficient operation of photocatalytic reactors based on UV LEDs for pollution remediation in water. 

    Prabhu, Radhakrishna; Hewitt, F.; Georgieva, G.; Lawton, Linda A.; Meenakshi, H. N.; Robertson, P. K. J. (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8085011, 2017-06-19)
    PRABHU, R., HEWITT, F., GEORGIEVA, G., LAWTON, L.A., MEENAKSHI, H.N. and ROBERTSON, P.K.J. 2017. Energy efficient operation of photocatalytic reactors based on UV LEDs for pollution remediation in water. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8085011. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8085011
    Photocatalytic technology using TiO2 is one of the emerging approaches for water treatment, especially as a final step to remove complex organics such as pesticides, hormones or humic acids. Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is a ...
  • Design of a smart security registration plate for seagoing motorized non-mechanical crafts. 

    Ambadiyil, Sajan; Jose, Soumya; Pillai, V. P. Mahadevan; Prabhu, Radhakrishna (IEEE https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084868, 2017-06-19)
    AMABDIYIL, S., JOSE, S., PILLAI, V.P.M. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Design of a smart security registration plate for seagoing motorized non-mechanical crafts. In Proceedings of the 60th MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference (OCEANS'17): a vision for sustaining our marine futures, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article ID 8084868. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084868
    Unauthorized and uncertified small seagoing fishing crafts are being widely used for illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, especially in the Indian sub-continent. Nevertheless, the registration is mandatory; the ...
  • Solar powered charging backpack. 

    Taverne, Jonas; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Ayub, Ahmad Syahir; Sellami, Nazmi; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar (UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MALAYSIA (Organisers) http://www.fke.utm.my/ICEECC2017/, 2017-12-05)
    TAVERNE, J., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., AYUB, A.S., SELLAMI, N., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2017. Solar powered charging backpack. Presented at the International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering 2017 (ICEECC2017), 5-6 December 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    This paper demonstrated a step by step process in designing a solar powered charging backpack that is capable of charging a mobile phone efficiently. A selection of existing products available on the market were reviewed ...

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