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Journal of Applied Research and Technology

October 2013 Volume 11, Number 5

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Number of articles: 16

  1. General Form of Linear Programming Problems with Fuzzy Parameters

    Amit Kumar; Jagdeep Kaur, School of Mathematics and Computer Applications, Thapar University, India

    In this paper, it is pointed out that the existing general form of such fully fuzzy linear programming problems in which all the parameters are represented by such flat fuzzy numbers for which is... More

    pp. 629-635

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  2. A Piecewise Linear Fitting Technique for Multivalued Two-dimensional Paths

    V.M. Jimenez-Fernandez, Facultad de Instrumentación Electrónica y Ciencias Atmosféricas Universidad Veracruzana; E. Muñoz-Aguirre, Facultad de Matemáticas, Universidad Veracruzana; H. Vazquez-Leal, Facultad de Instrumentación Electrónica y Ciencias Atmosféricas Universidad Veracruzana; J.A. Chavez-Aragon, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Canada; L. Hernandez-Martinez & L.A. Sarmiento-Reyes, Departamento de Electrónica Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica; M. Angelica-Cerdan, Departamento de Investigación y Postgrado, Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Xalapa

    This paper presents a curve-fitting technique for multivalued two-dimensional piecewise-linear paths. The proposed method is based on a decomposed formulation of the canonical piecewise linear... More

    pp. 636-640

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  3. Single Maneuvering Target Tracking in Clutter Based on Multiple Model Algorithm with Gaussian Mixture Reduction

    Ji Zhang, Department of Computer, North China Electric Power University Baoding, China; Yu Liu, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of New Orleans, United States

    The measurement origin uncertainty and target (dynamic or/and measurement) model uncertainty are two fundamental problems in maneuvering target tracking in clutter. The multiple hypothesis tracker ... More

    pp. 641-652

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  4. Cell Assignment in Hybrid CMOS/Nanodevices Architecture Using a PSO/SA Hybrid Algorithm

    Sadiq M. Sait, Ahmad T. Sheikh & Aiman H. El-Maleh, Department of Computer Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia

    In recent years, substantial advancements have been made in VLSI technology. With the introduction of CMOL (Cmos\nanowire\MOLecular Hybrid), higher circuit densities are possible. In CMOL there is ... More

    pp. 653-664

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  5. A PSO Procedure for a Coordinated Tuning of Power System Stabilizers for Multiple Operating Conditions

    Amin Safari

    The problem of coordinated tuning stabilizers in multi-machine power systems is formulated here as a sequence of optimization problems. The design problem of stabilizers is converted to a nonlinear... More

    pp. 665-673

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  6. Temperature and Thermal Stresses of Vehicles Gray Cast Brake

    A. Belhocine & M. Bouchetara

    The main purpose of this study is to analyze the thermomechanical behavior of the dry contact between the brake disc and pads during the braking phase. The simulation strategy is based on computer ... More

    pp. 674-682

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  7. Towards the Design of Safety-Critical Software

    R. Rafeh, Department of IT, Education Organization Arak, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); A. Rabiee, Department of Computer Engineering Arak, University Arak, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Safety is the most important factor when developing software for safety-critical systems. Traditional approaches attempted to achieve safety through testing the software. However, there might be... More

    pp. 683-694

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  8. Fiber Optic Pressure Sensor of 0–0.36 psi by Multimode Interference Technique

    A.R. Mejia-Aranda, M.A. Basurto-Pensado, E.E. Antunez-Ceron, L.L. Castro-Gómez, G. Urquiza-Beltran, J.A. Rodriguez, J.C. García & J.J. Sánchez-Mondragón, Instituto de Investigación en Ingeniería y Ciencias Aplicadas, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos; V.I. Ruiz-Pérez, Departamento de Óptica, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Óptica y Electrónica

    This paper presents the design, development and tests made to a fiber optic pressure sensor using the multimodal interference methodology (MMI) thus, we propose an alternative sensor to the ones... More

    pp. 695-701

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  9. Fuzzy Logic-Based Scenario Recognition from Video Sequences

    E. Elbaşi

    In recent years, video surveillance and monitoring have gained importance because of security and safety concerns. Banks, borders, airports, stores, and parking areas are the important application ... More

    pp. 702-707

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  10. Web Tools 2.0 for Health Promotion in Mexico

    M.M. García-Cuéllar, L. Ochoa-Tello, M.L. Atrián-Salazar, L.S. Palacio-Mejía, J.E. Hernández-Ávila & E.L. González-González

    Web Tools 2.0 are potential allies for health promotion, since they can provide the population with information in order to improve their health; they are an effective way to share knowledge within... More

    pp. 708-713

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  11. A Survey of Intelligent Car Parking System

    Faheem, S.A. Mahmud, G.M. Khan & M. Rahman, Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks Research, University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan; H. Zafar, Department of Computer Systems Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan

    The industrialization of the world, increase in population, slow paced city development and mismanagement of the available parking space has resulted in parking related problems. There is a dire... More

    pp. 714-726

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  12. Powerful Descriptor for Image Retrieval Based on Angle Edge and Histograms

    Mussarat Yasmin, Muhammad Sharif, lsma lrum & Sajjad Mohsin

    By gaining the place of active and important research area, Content based image retrieval has been proposed in a number of different ways after its inception. In the proposed method, a new angle... More

    pp. 727-732

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  13. A Survey on Femtocells: Benefits Deployment Models and Proposed Solutions

    S.A. Mahmud & G.M. Khan, Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks Research, University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan; H. Zafar, Department of Computer Systems Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan; K. Ahmad & N Behttani, Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks Research, University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan

    Femtocell networks are considered to be a viable option that can fulfill the demands of high speed voice and data traffic for the indoor users. It uses the services of the existing broadband... More

    pp. 733-754

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  14. Security Improvement of Two Dynamic ID-based Authentication Schemes by Sood-Sarje-Singh

    R. Martínez-Peláez, Institute of Informatics University of Sierra Sur Oaxaca, Mexico; F. Rico-Novella & J. Forné, Department of Telematics Engineering, Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain; P. Velarde-Alvarado, Area of Basic Sciences and Engineering Autonomous, University of Nayarit, Mexico

    In 2010, Sood-Sarje-Singh proposed two dynamic ID-based remote user authentication schemes. The first scheme is a security improvement of Liao et al.'s scheme and the second scheme is a security... More

    pp. 755-763

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  15. Cropping Resilient Watermarking Based on Histogram Modification

    M. Cedillo-Hernandez, Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; M. Nakano-Miyatake, Escuela Superior de Ingeniería Mecánica y Eléctrica Unidad Culhuacan Instituto Politécnico Nacional; F. Garcia-Ugalde, Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; H. Perez-Meana, Escuela Superior de Ingeniería Mecánica y Eléctrica Unidad Culhuacan Instituto Politécnico Nacional

    This paper proposes a watermarking scheme robust against most common geometric and signal processing operations, for applications that require an accurate detection of the owner watermark even if... More

    pp. 764-779

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  16. Using the Monte Carlo Simulation Methods in Gauge Repeatability and Reproducibility of Measurement System Analysis

    Tsu-Ming Yeh & Jia-Jeng Sun

    Measurements are required to maintain the consistent quality of all finished and semi-finished products in a production line. Many firms in the automobile and general precision industries apply the... More

    pp. 780-796

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