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Journal of Applied Research and Technology

April 2015 Volume 13, Number 2

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Number of articles: 20

  1. Effects of excimer laser annealing on low-temperature solution based indium-zinc-oxide thin film transistor fabrication

    Chao-Nan Chen, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan; Jung-Jie Huang, Department of Industrial Engineering and Managemet, DaYeh University, Changhua, Taiwan

    A Solution Based Indium-Zinc-Oxide thin-film transistor (TFT) with a field-effect mobility of 0.58 More

    pp. 170-176

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  2. An ontology evolution method based on folksonomy

    Shufeng Wang, Wen Wang, Yanbin Zhuang & Xianju Fei

    Folksonomies are increasingly adopted in web systems. These “social taxonomies”, which emerge from collaborative tagging, contrast with the formalism and the systematic creation process applied to ... More

    pp. 177-187

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  3. A constructive algorithm for unsupervised learning with incremental neural network

    Jenq-Haur Wang, Hsin-Yang Wang, Yen-Lin Chen & Chuan-Ming Liu

    Artificial neural network (ANN) has wide applications such as data processing and classification. However, comparing with other classification methods, ANN needs enormous memory space and training ... More

    pp. 188-196

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  4. An image reconstruction algorithm for electrical capacitance tomography based on simulated annealing particle swarm optimization

    P. Wang, School of Electric and Control of Xi’an University of Science and Technology, China; J.S. Lin, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering at National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taiwan; M. Wang, School of Electric and Control of Xi’an University of Science and Technology, China

    In this paper, we introduce a novel image reconstruction algorithm with Least Squares Support Vector Machines (LS-SVM) and Simulated Annealing Particle Swarm Optimization (APSO), named SAP. This... More

    pp. 197-204

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  5. Feature-based fast coding unit partition algorithm for high efficiency video coding

    Yih-Chuan Lin & Jian-Cheng Lai

    High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), which is the newest video coding standard, has been developed for the efficient compression of ultra high definition videos. One of the important features in... More

    pp. 205-219

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  6. A mobile medical QR-code authentication system and its automatic FICE image evaluation application

    Yi-Ying Chang, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taiwan; Sheng-Lei Yan, Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Taiwan; Pin-Zhi Lin, IRCAD-Taiwan, Taiwan; Huai-Bin Zhong, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taiwan; Jacques Marescaux, IRCAD-France, France; Jenn-Lung Su, ChungYung Christian University, Taiwan; Min-Liang Wang, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taiwan; Pei-Yuan Lee, National Cheng Keng University, Taiwan

    This paper presents an adaptive imaging technique run on a mobile service system for endoscopic image enhancement by using color transform and Gray Level Co-occurrence Matrices (GLCM) for a single ... More

    pp. 220-229

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  7. Acceptability Engineering: the Study of user Acceptance of Innovative Technologies

    Hee-Cheol Kim

    The discipline of human-computer interaction (HCI) has been vital in developing understandings of users, usability, and the design of user-centered computer systems. However, it does not provide a ... More

    pp. 230-237

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  8. Applying novel fractional order incremental conductance algorithm to design and study the maximum power tracking of small wind power systems

    Kuo Nan Yu & Chih Kang Liao

    The maximum power point tracking is a very important scheme of many renewable energy. It can increase the power efficiency. However, many traditional methods has defects for the applications. This ... More

    pp. 238-244

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  9. Parallelizing fully homomorphic encryption for a cloud environment

    Ryan Hayward, Data Processing, Market Strategies International, Little Rock, United States; Chia-Chu Chiang, Department of Computer Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, United States

    Cloud computing is a boon for both business and private use, but data security concerns slow its adoption. Fully homomorphic encryption (FHE) offers the means by which the cloud computing can be... More

    pp. 245-252

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  10. The I-V characteristics of organic hole-only devices based on crosslinked hole-transport layer

    P.S. Rudati, Department of Electrical Engineering, Politeknik Negeri Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia; D.C. Mueller & K. Meerholz, Departement of Chemistry, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany Received 19 April 2014; accepted 18 August 2014

    Commonly, organic electronics devices are build up from the organic semiconductor thin films which are prepared either by thermal vacuum evaporation or by solution-processing techniques such as... More

    pp. 253-260

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  11. Feature Extraction of Electrocardiogram Signals by Applying Adaptive Threshold and Principal Component Analysis

    R. Rodríguez, Department of Mechatronics, Technological University of Ciudad Juarez, Ciudad Juárez; A. Mexicano, Postgraduate Studies and Research Division, Technological Institute of Ciudad Victoria, Ciudad Victoria; J. Bila, Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic; S. Cervantes, Faculty of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, Cuernavaca; R. Ponce, Postgraduate Studies and Research Division, Technological Institute of Ciudad Victoria, Ciudad Victoria

    This paper presents a novel approach for QRS complex detection and extraction of electrocardiogram signals for different types of arrhythmias. Firstly, the ECG signal is filtered by a band pass... More

    pp. 261-269

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  12. State recognition scheme using feature vector and geometric area ratio techniques

    Mei Wang, Wen-Yuan Chen & Xiao Wei Wu

    The state recognition based on the image processing can identify whether or not the target is in normal state. In this paper, there are three creative works in our scheme. Firstly, the improved... More

    pp. 270-278

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  13. Reconstruction of three-dimensional breast-tumor model using multispectral gradient vector flow snake method

    Sheng-Chih Yang, Cheng-Yi Yu, Cheng-Jian Lin, Hsueh-Yi Lin & Chi-Yuan Lin

    In this study, we have proposed a three-dimensional (3D) model reconstruction system for breast tumors. The proposed system can establish an accurate 3D model of tumors, which will serve as a... More

    pp. 279-290

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  14. Transistor Characteristics of Zinc Oxide Active Layers at Various Zinc Acetate Dihydrate Solution Concentrations of Zinc Oxide Thin-film

    H.C. You

    This paper presents a technique involving a sol-gel deposition method applied to the deposition of zinc oxide thin film for a transistor as a semiconductor layer. This method was used for... More

    pp. 291-296

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  15. Real time non-rigid surface detection based on binary robust independent elementary features

    Chuin-Mu Wang

    The surface deformation detection of an object has been a very popular research project in recent years; in human vision, we can easily detect the location of the target and that scale of the... More

    pp. 297-304

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  16. Study on Real-time Extension Fault Detection for a XXY Stage by using Chaos Synchronization

    Chin-Tsung Hsieh, Her-Terng Yau & Huo-Cheng Lin

    This paper proposes the chaos synchronization-based XXY stage real-time extension fault detection; the main characteristic signal is extracted by filtering from the microvibration of stage. The... More

    pp. 305-312

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  17. Combined grey prediction fuzzy control law with application to road tunnel ventilation system

    Yunhua Li, School of Mechanical Engineering, North China University of Water Resources and Electric Power, China; Lina Ling & Jiantao Chen, School of Automation Science and Engineering, Beihang University, China

    Road tunnel ventilation system is of high non-linearity and uncertainty, and its exact mathematical model is acquired with very difficulty. In order to effectively control road tunnel ventilation... More

    pp. 313-320

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  18. Chaos embedded particle swarm optimization algorithm-based solar optimal ReflexTM frequency charge

    Jui-Ho Chen, Her-Terng Yau & Jin-Han Lu

    The battery temperature rise and charge efficiency during the long-term charge in the sun are a very important topic. The traditional common constant current and constant voltage result in quick... More

    pp. 321-327

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  19. Chaotic and dynamic analysis of a flexible rotor supported by ultra short aero-lubricated bearing system

    Jui-Ho Chen, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan; Cheng-Chi Wang, Graduate Institute of Precision Manufacturing, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taichung, Taiwan

    This paper analyzed the chaotic behaviors and vibration phenomenon of a flexible rotor with different mass and bearing number supported by ultra short aero-lubricated bearing (USAB) system. The... More

    pp. 328-341

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  20. Secure collaborative system in heterogenous wireless sensor networks

    M. Kasraoui, A. Cabani & H. Chafouk

    The IPv6 over Low power Wireless Personal Area Networks (6LoWPANs) have turned out to be one of the most emerging field in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) which can be integrated with Internet... More

    pp. 342-350

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