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Journal of Applied Research and Technology

December 2014 Volume 12, Number 6

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Number of articles: 17

  1. The Effect of Added Dead Space on Optimal Neuro-Muscular Drive and Respiratory Signals under Hypercapnia

    S.L. Lin & H.C. Chang, Department of Automatic Control Engineering, Feng Chia University; C.Y. Huang, Office of Physical Education, Feng Chia University

    The problem concerning the nature and the function of the dead space is of basic importance for the full comprehension of the respiratory physiology and pathophysiology. To study the effect of an... More

    pp. 1003-1013

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  2. Fingerprint Recognition by Multi-objective Optimization PSO Hybrid with SVM

    Ching-Tang Hsieh & Chia-Shing Hu

    Researchers put efforts to discover more efficient ways to classification problems for a period of time. Recent years, the support vector machine (SVM) becomes a well-popular intelligence algorithm... More

    pp. 1014-1024

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  3. Time and Energy Efficient DVS Scheduling for Real-Time Pinwheel Tasks

    Chen Da-Ren, Department of Information Management, National Taichung University of Science and Technology; Chen Young-Long, Department of Computer Science and Information, Engineering National Taichung University of Science and Technology; Chen You-Shyang, Department of Information Management, Hwa Hsia University of Technology

    Dynamic voltage/frequency scaling (DVFS) is one of the most effective techniques for reducing energy use. In this paper, we focus on the pinwheel task model to develop a variable voltage processor ... More

    pp. 1025-1039

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  4. Recommendation-Aware Smartphone Sensing System

    Mu-Yen Chen & Ming-Ni Wu, Department of Information Management, National Taichung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Chia-Chen Chen, Department of Management Information Systems, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan; Young-Long Chen, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taichung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Hsien-En Lin, Department of Information Management, National Taichung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    The context-aware concept is to reduce the gap between users and information systems so that the information systems actively get to understand users’ context and demand and in return provide users... More

    pp. 1040-1050

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  5. Simulation and Implementation of an Integrated TDOA/AOA Monitoring System for Preventing Broadcast Interference

    Yao-Tang Chang

    The rapid development of wireless broadband communication technology has degraded the location accuracy performance of radio monitoring stations worldwide that use signal angle of arrival (AOA)... More

    pp. 1051-1062

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  6. Improvement of the ElGamal Based Remote Authentication Scheme Using Smart Cards

    Yung-Cheng Lee, Department of Security Technology and Management, Taiwan; Yi-Chih Hsieh, Department of Industrial Management, Taiwan; Pei-Ju Lee, School of Information Science and Technology; Peng-Sheng You, Graduate Institute of Marketing and Logistics/Transportation, Taiwan

    Nowadays, we can easily obtain variety of services through networks. But due to the open environment, networks are vulnerable to many security threats. The remote user authentication scheme is one ... More

    pp. 1063-1072

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  7. A Low-Complexity Integer Frequency Offset Estimation Scheme Using Combined Training Symbols for OFDM Systems

    Y. Lee, Samsung Electronics; S.R. Lee, Department of Information and Electronics Engineering; S. Yoo, Department of Electronics Engineering; H. Liu, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, United States; S. Yoon, College of Infomation and Communication Engineering

    In orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) systems, an integer part of a frequency offset (IFO) that causes ambiguity in data demodulation is estimated generally by comparing correlations... More

    pp. 1073-1082

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  8. Cyclostationarity-Based Detection of Randomly Arriving or Departing Signals

    Y. Lee, Samsung Electronics; S.R. Lee, Department of Information and Electronics Engineering; S. Yoo, Department of Electronics Engineering; H. Liu, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, United States; S. Yoon, College of Infomation and Communication Engineering

    This paper addresses the problem of detection of randomly arriving or departing primary user (PU) signals in cognitive radio systems. The detection problem of the dynamic PU signal is modeled as a ... More

    pp. 1083-1091

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  9. Three-Dimensional Image Security System Combines the Use of Smart Mapping Algorithm and Fibonacci Transformation Technique

    Xiao-Wei Li, Department of information and communications Engineering; Sung-Jin Cho, Department of Applied Mathematics Pukyong National University; In-Kwon Lee, Department of Computer Science; Seok-Tae Kim, Department of information and communications Engineering

    In this paper, a three-dimensional (3D) image security system combines the use of the smart pixel mapping (SPM) algorithm and the Fibonacci transformation technique is proposed. In order to... More

    pp. 1092-1102

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  10. An Unambiguous Tracking Scheme Using Partial-Pulses for BOC Signals

    Y. Lee, Samsung Electronics; S.R. Lee, Department of Information and Electronics Engineering; S. Yoo, Department of Electronics Engineering; H. Liu, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, United States; S. Yoon, College of Infomation and Communication Engineering

    The recent researches on the tracking of binary offset carrier (BOC) modulated signals have been studied focusing on resolving the ambiguity problem caused by the multiple side-peaks in BOC... More

    pp. 1103-1114

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  11. Automatic Generation of Facial Expression Using Triangular Geometric Deformation

    Jia-Shing Sheu & Tsu-Shien Hsieh, Department of Computer Science, Taiwan; Ho-Nien Shou, Department of Aviation & Communication Electronics, Taiwan

    This paper presents an image deformation algorithm and constructs an automatic facial expression generation system to generate new facial expressions in neutral state. After the users input the... More

    pp. 1115-1130

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  12. Enhanced Differential Evolution Based on Adaptive Mutation and Wrapper Local Search Strategies for Global Optimization Problems

    Chun-Liang Lu, Department of Applied Information and Multimedia; Shih-Yuan Chiu, Department of Computer Science and Information; Chih-Hsu Hsu, Department of Applied Information and Multimedia; Shi-Jim Yen, Department of Computer Science and Information

    Differential evolution (DE) is a simple, powerful optimization algorithm, which has been widely used in many areas. However, the choices of the best mutation and search strategies are difficult for... More

    pp. 1131-1143

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  13. Solving the Partial Differential Problems Using Maple

    Chii-Huei Yu

    This paper considers the partial differential problem of two types of multivariable functions and uses mathematical software Maple for verification. The infinite series forms of any order partial... More

    pp. 1144-1153

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  14. Modified Neural Network for Dynamic Control and Operation of a Hybrid Generation Systems

    Cong-Hui Huang

    This paper presents modified neural network for dynamic control and operation of a hybrid generation systems. PV and wind power are the primary power sources of the system to take full advantages... More

    pp. 1154-1164

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  15. Optimal Yield Rate in ACF Cutting Process of TFT-LCD Module Using Orthogonal Particle Swarm Optimization Based on Response Surface Design

    Jian-Long Kuo & Ming-Te Cheng, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology Nantze, Taiwan

    Anisotropic Conductive Film (ACF) is essential material in LCM (Liquid Crystal Module) process. It is used in bonding process to make the driving circuit conductive. Because the price of TFT-LCD is... More

    pp. 1165-1175

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  16. Efficient Workload Balancing on Heterogeneous GPUs using MixedInteger Non-Linear Programming

    Chih-Sheng Lin, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan; Chih-Wei Hsieh & Hsi-Ya Chang, National Center for High-Performance Computing, Taiwan; Pao-Ann Hsiung, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

    Recently, heterogeneous system architectures are becoming mainstream for achieving high performance and power efficiency. In particular, many-core graphics processing units (GPUs) now play an... More

    pp. 1176-1186

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  17. Robust Exponential Stability for Uncertain Discrete-Time Switched Systems with Interval Time-Varying Delay through a Switching Signal

    Jenq-Der Chen, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering National Quemoy University, Taiwan; I-Te Wu, Department of Life Science-National Taiwan Normal University and Department of Sports and Leisure National Quemoy University Kinmen, Taiwan; Chang-Hua Lien, Department of Marine Engineering, National Kaohsiung Marine University Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Chin-Tan Lee, Department of Electronic Engineering, National Quemoy University Kinmen, Taiwan; Ruey-Shin Chen, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering National Quemoy University, Taiwan; Ker-Wei Yu, Department of Marine Engineering, National Kaohsiung Marine University Kaohsiung, Taiwan

    This paper deals with the switching signal design to robust exponential stability for uncertain discrete-time switched systems with interval time-varying delay. The lower and upper bounds of the... More

    pp. 1187-1197

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