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Journal of Applied Research and Technology

February 2013 Volume 11, Number 1

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Number of articles: 15

  1. Using Object’s Contour, Form and Depth to Embed Recognition Capability into Industrial Robots

    I. López-Juárez, M. Castelán & F.J. Castro-Martínez, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional Robótica y Manufactura Avanzada Ramos Arizpe; M. Peña-Cabrera & R. Osorio-Comparan, Instituto de Investigaciones en Matemáticas Aplicadas y en Sistemas Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico

    Robot vision systems can differentiate parts by pattern matching irrespective of part orientation and location. Some manufacturers offer 3D guidance systems using robust vision and laser systems so... More

    pp. 5-17

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  2. Semiconductor Light-Controlled Instrument Transducer with Direct PWM Output for Automatic Control Systems

    O. Malik & F.J. De la Hidalga-W., Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE) Departamento de Electrónica Puebla

    This work shows that the direct PWM output electric signal, with a duty cycle controlled by light intensity, can be obtained using a circuit containing a saw-tooth voltage generator connected in... More

    pp. 18-25

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  3. Chaotic Synchronization in Nearest-Neighbor Coupled Networks of 3D CNNs

    H. Serrano-Guerrero, Centro de Ingeniería y Tecnología (CITEC), Valle de las Palmas Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC); C. Cruz-Hernández, Departamento de Electrónica y Telecomunicaciones Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (CICESE); R.M. López-Gutiérrez & L. Cardoza-Avendaño, Facultad de Ingeniería, Arquitectura y Diseño Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Ensenada; R.A. Chávez-Pérez, Departamento de Electrónica y Telecomunicaciones Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada (CICESE)

    In this paper, a synchronization of Cellular Neural Networks (CNNs) in nearest-neighbor coupled arrays, is numerically studied. Synchronization of multiple chaotic CNNs is achieved by appealing to ... More

    pp. 26-41

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  4. A Method with Node Autonomy to Preserve QoS in Networks with Per-Route Admission

    A. Mateos-Papis

    This paper presents a method called the Short Term Protection (STP) which is applied to fixed networks where flows More

    pp. 42-64

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  5. The Euler-Poincaré Formula Through Contact Surfaces of Voxelized Objects

    H. Sánchez-Cruz, Centro de Ciencias Básicas Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes; H. Sossa-Azuela, Centro de Investigación en Computación Instituto Politécnico Nacional; U-D. Braumann, lnterdisziplinäres Zentrum für Bioinformatik Universität Leipzig, Germany; E. Bribiesca, Instituto de Investigaciones en Matemáticas Aplicadas y Sistemas

    Two new versions of the Euler-Poincaré formula are proposed considering two new defined cuboids: the More

    pp. 65-78

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  6. Current Transformer Saturation Detection Using Gaussian Mixture Models

    M. Moghimi Haji, B. Vahidi & S.H. Hosseinian

    This paper presents a novel current transformer (CT) saturation detection approach based on Gaussian Mixture Models (GMMs). High accuracy is the advantage of this method. GMMs are trained with... More

    pp. 79-87

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  7. Optimization of Turning Operations by Using a Hybrid Genetic Algorithm with Sequential Quadratic Programming

    A. Belloufi, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Algeria; M. Assas, Laboratoire de Recherche en Productique (LRP), Algeria; I. Rezgui, Université Kasdi Merbah Ouargla, Algeria

    The determination of optimal cutting parameters is one of the most important elements in any process planning of metal parts. In this paper, a new hybrid genetic algorithm by using sequential... More

    pp. 88-94

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  8. The Event Management Problem in a Container Terminal

    Lorena Bearzotti, Rosa Gonzalez & Pablo Miranda, Escuela de Ingeniería Industrial Pontificia Universidad Católica, Chile

    The container terminal is a convergence point in the cargo flow, being a focal point for multiple supply chains. The operations performed in a container terminal involve one of the most complex... More

    pp. 95-102

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  9. Experimental Assessment of Derating Guidelines Applied to Power Electronics Converters

    S.E. De León-Aldaco & J.H. Calleja-Gjumlich, Departamento de Ingeniería Electrónica Centro Nacional de Investigación; H.R. Jiménez-Grajales, Gerencia de Energías no Convencionales Instituto de Investigaciones Eléctricas Cuernavaca; F.I. Chan-Puc, División de Ciencias e Ingeniería Universidad de Quintana Roo Chetumal

    Power transistors are the most vulnerable components in switching converters, and derating is usually applied to increase their reliability. In this paper, the effectiveness of derating guidelines ... More

    Language: Español/Spanish

    pp. 103-114

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  10. Implementation of a 10.24 GS/s 12-bit Optoelectronics Analog-to-Digital Converter Based on a Polyphase Demultiplexing Architecture

    C. Villa-Angulo, I.O. Hernandez-Fuentes, R. Villa-Angulo, S.E. Ahumada-Valdez & R.A. RamosIrigoyen, Instituto de Ingeniería Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Mexicali; E. Donkor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering University of ConnecticutStorrs, United States

    In this paper we present the practical implementation of a high-speed polyphase sampling and demultiplexing architecture for optoelectronics analog-to-digital converters (OADCs). The architecture... More

    pp. 115-123

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  11. Elimination of Harmonics in Multilevel Inverters Connected to Solar Photovoltaic Systems Using ANFIS: An Experimental Case Study

    T.R. Sumithira, K.S.R College of Engineering, India; A. Nirmal Kumar, Info Institute of Engineering, India

    In this study, a multilevel inverter was designed and implemented to operate a stand-alone solar photovoltaic system. The proposed system uses pulse-width modulation (PWM) in the multilevel... More

    pp. 124-132

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  12. Experimental Studies on Intelligent, Wearable and Automated Wireless Mobile Tele-Alert System for Continuous Cardiac Surveillance

    S. Palanivel Rajan, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology, India; R. Sukanesh, Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, India

    Myocardial malfunctioning harms human health and since most people are affected by arrhythmia. It is one of the major causes for sudden death. The chance of occurrence of severe myocardial problem ... More

    pp. 133-143

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  13. Controller Design of STATCOM for Power System Stability Improvement Using Honey Bee Mating Optimization

    A. Safari, Department of Electrical Engineering; A. Ahmadian & M.A.A. Golkar, The Electrical Engineering Department of K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Damping of low frequency electromechanical oscillations is very important for a safe system operation. The fast acting, of a static synchronous compensator (STATCOM) which is capable of improving... More

    pp. 144-155

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  14. Effectiveness of Wavelet Denoising on Electroencephalogram Signals

    Md. Mamun, Institute of Visual Informatics Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia; Mahmoud Al-Kadi & Mohd. Marufuzzaman, Department of Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

    Analyzing Electroencephalogram (EEG) signal is a challenge due to the various artifacts used by Electromyogram, eye blink and Electrooculogram. The present de-noising techniques that are based on... More

    pp. 156-160

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  15. A Novel Web-based Human Advisor Fuzzy Expert System

    Vahid Rafe, Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Arak University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Mahdi Hassani Goodarzi, Department of Computer Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The applications of the Internet-based technologies and the concepts of fuzzy expert systems (FES) have created new methods for sharing and distributing knowledge. However, there has been a general... More

    pp. 161-168

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