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Journal of Applied Research and Technology

February 2015 Volume 13, Number 1

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Number of articles: 14

  1. A Novel “Single-Path” vs. “Few-Path” Test Based on Higher Order Statistics to Possibly Start-Up Coherent Combining

    F. Benedetto, G. Giunta & E. Guzzon

    This paper focuses on an innovative hypothesis test for discrimination of wireless mobile channels based on higher order statistics to possibly start-up coherent combining. We have devised a new... More

    pp. 7-19

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  2. Privacy-preserving security solution for cloud services

    L. Malina, J. Hajny, P. Dzurenda & V. Zeman

    We propose a novel privacy-preserving security solution for cloud services. Our solution is based on an efficient non-bilinear group signature scheme providing the anonymous access to cloud... More

    pp. 20-31

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  3. Exploring and Measuring Possible Co-Existences between DVB-T2-Lite and LTE Systems in Ideal and Portable Fading Channels

    L. Polak, O. Kaller, L. Klozar, J. Sebesta & T. Kratochvil

    From the point of technical innovations the development and standardization of Digital Video Broadcasting – 2 More

    pp. 32-44

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  4. Detection and Mitigation of GPS Spoofing Based on Antenna Array Processing

    J. Magiera & R. Katulski

    In this article authors present an application of spatial processing methods for GPS spoofing detection and mitigation. In the first part of this article, a spoofing detection method, based on... More

    pp. 45-57

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  5. Automated Multi-Contrast Brain Pathological Area Extraction from 2D MR Images

    P. Dvořák & K. Bartušek, Institute of Scientific Instruments of the ASCR, v.v.i; W.G. Kropatsch, Pattern Recognition and Image Processing Group Institute of Computer Graphics and Algorithms Faculty of Informatics Vienna University of Technology Vienna, Austria; Z. Smékal, Dept. of Telecommunications Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication Brno University of Technology Brno, Czech Republic

    The aim of this work is to propose the fully automated pathological area extraction from multi-parametric 2D MR images of brain. The proposed method is based on multi-resolution symmetry analysis... More

    pp. 58-69

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  6. Trajectory Tracking Control in a Single Flexible-Link Robot using Finite Differences and Sliding Modes

    J.F. Peza-Solís, G. Silva-Navarro & N.R. Castro-Linares

    In this article it is shown how the end effector position of a single flexible-link robot can be directly controlled by the angular position of its joint, so that, trajectory tracking in the end... More

    pp. 70-78

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  7. A Nonlinear Hybrid Filter for Salt & Pepper Noise Removal from Color Images

    Isma Irum, Muhammad Sharif, Mudassar Raza & Sajjad Mohsin

    Impulse noise reduction or removal is a very active research area of image processing. A nonlinear hybrid filter for removing fixed impulse noise (salt & pepper) noise from color images has been... More

    pp. 79-85

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  8. An Enhanced Adaptive Algorithm to Mitigate Mis-coordination Problem of the Third Zone of Distance Relays

    M. Azari, M. Ojaghi & K. Mazlumi

    Cascaded tripping of power lines due to mal-operation of zone 3 distance relays is one of the main causes of many blackouts worldwide. The improved protection technique for zone 3 can help to... More

    pp. 87-96

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  9. Robust Face Recognition Technique under Varying Illumination

    Jamal Hussain Shah, Muhammad Sharif, Mudassar Raza, Marryam Murtaza & Saeed-Ur-Rehman

    Face recognition is one of a complex biometrics in the field of pattern recognition due to the constraints imposed by variation in the appearance of facial images. These changes in appearance are... More

    pp. 97-105

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  10. P2P Video Streaming Strategies based on Scalable Video Coding

    F.A. López-Fuentes

    Video streaming over the Internet has gained significant popularity during the last years, and the academy and industry have realized a great research effort in this direction. In this scenario,... More

    pp. 113-124

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  11. Decision Support for Route Search and Optimum Finding in Transport Networks under Uncertainty

    G. Szücs

    The aim of this paper is to find solution for route planning in road network for a user, and to find the equilibrium in the path optimization problem, where the roads have uncertain attributes. The... More

    pp. 125-134

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  12. Harmonic Mitigation using 36-Pulse AC-DC Converter for Direct Torque Controlled Induction Motor Drives

    R. Abdollahi

    This paper presents the design and analysis of a transformer based 36-pulse ac-dc converters which supplies direct torque controlled induction motor drives (DTCIMD's) in order to have better power ... More

    pp. 135-144

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  13. Multi-Objective Feature Subset Selection using Non-dominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm

    A. Khan, National University of Computers and Emerging Sciences, Pakistan; A.R. Baig, College of Computer and Information Sciences, Al Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMSIU), Saudi Arabia

    This paper presents an evolutionary algorithm based technique to solve multi-objective feature subset selection problem. The data used for classification contains large number of features called... More

    pp. 145-159

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  14. Fused Empirical Mode Decomposition and MUSIC Algorithms for Detecting Multiple Combined Faults in Induction Motors

    D. Camarena-Martinez & R. Osornio-Rios, HSPdigital-CA Mecatrónica, Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro San Juan del Río; R.J. Romero-Troncoso, HSPdigital-CA Telemática, DICIS; A. Garcia-Perez, HSPdigital-CA Procesamiento Digital de Señales, DICIS Universidad de Guanajuato Salamanca

    Detection of failures in induction motors is one of the most important concerns in industry. An unexpected fault in the induction motors can cause a loss of financial resources and waste of time... More

    pp. 160-167

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