Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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2017

A Deep Learning Pipeline for Semantic Facade Segmentation

Fathalla, R. & Vogiatzis, G., 30 Sep 2017, Proceedings of the British Machine Vision Conference 2016, BMVC 2017, September, 2017.

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A domain specific language for complex dynamic decision making

Barat, S., Clark, T., Kulkarni, V. & Barn, B. S., 27 Oct 2017, 31st Annual European Simulation and Modelling Conference 2017, ESM 2017. EUROSIS, p. 135-142 8 p.

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A dual-parameter active fibre sensor based on modal interference in few-mode fibres

Wan, H., Li, H., Zhang, Z., Pan, C., Sun, B., Wang, C. & Zhang, L., 10 Mar 2017, ICOCN 2016 - 2016 15th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks. IEEE, 3 p.

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Advances in POF Bragg grating sensors inscription using only one laser pulse for photonic applications

Marques, C. A. F., Pospori, A., Pereira, L., Antunes, P., Domingues, M. F., Bang, O., Webb, D. J. & André, P., 15 Sep 2017, 26th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres, POF 2017 - Proceedings.

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A Dynamic Speech Breathing System for Virtual Characters

Bernardet, U., Kang, S., Feng, A., Dipaola, S. & Shapiro, A., 26 Aug 2017, IVA 2017: Intelligent Virtual Agents. Springer, Vol. 10498. p. 43-52 Chapter 5. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 10498).

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Affective facial expressions recognition for human-robot interaction

Faria, D. R., Vieira, M., Faria, F. C. C. & Premebida, C., 1 Sep 2017, IEEE RO-MAN'17: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Lisbon, Portugal. IEEE, p. 805-810 6 p.

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A genetic algorithm for hybrid VANETs with synchronous communication

Sarubbi, J. M., Martins, F. C., Silva, C. M. & Wanner, E., 15 Jul 2017, GECCO '17: proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference. New York, NY (US): ACM, p. 303-304 2 p.

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A GRASP based heuristic for Deployment Roadside Units in VANETs

Sarubbi, J. F. M., Silva, T. R., Martins, F. V. C., Wanner, E. F. & Silva, C. M., 20 Jul 2017, Proceedings of the IM 2017 - 2017 IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network and Service Management. IEEE, p. 369-376 8 p. 7987300

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A high-sensitivity coherent receiver without frequency recovery enabled by doubly differential QPSK

Zhang, T., Sanchez, C., Sygletos, S., Sadeghioon, L., McCarthy, M. E. & Ellis, A. D., 25 Oct 2017, 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2017 - Proceedings. IEEE, Vol. 2017-January. p. 1-2 2 p. paper STu3M.2

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A joint synchronization for FBMC-based spectrum slicing optical transmission systems

Nguyen, T. T., Le, S. T., Wuilpart, M. & M´egret, P., 13 Nov 2017, Asia Communications and Photonics Conference 2017. Optical Society of America, M3G.3

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A Kalman-based fundamental frequency estimation algorithm

Shi, L., Nielsen, J. K., Jensen, J. R., Little, M. A. & Christensen, M. G., 11 Dec 2017, 2017 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, WASPAA 2017. IEEE, Vol. 2017-October. p. 314-318 5 p.

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A linear decomposition of multiparty sessions for safe distributed programming

Scalas, A., Dardha, O., Hu, R. & Yoshida, N., 1 Jun 2017, 31st European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming, ECOOP 2017. Muller, P. (ed.). Vol. 74. p. 24:1-24:31

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All-fiber fused-type mode selective coupler with high performance and free of pre-tapering

Wang, J., Wan, H., Ding, Z., Zhang, Z., Sun, B. & Zhang, L., 1 Dec 2017, ICOCN 2017 - 16th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks. IEEE, Vol. 2017-January. p. 1-3 3 p.

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Allocating Roadside Units in VANETs Using a Variable Neighborhood Search Strategy

Sarubbi, J. F. M., Silva, T. R., Martins, F. V. C., Wanner, E. F. & Silva, C. M., 14 Nov 2017, 2017 IEEE 85th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2017 - Proceedings. IEEE, Vol. 2017-June. 8108447

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All-optical multilevel regeneration in nonlinear optical loop mirror

Wen, F., Tsekrekos, C. P., Zhou, X., Wu, B., Zhu, M., Zhang, J., Qiu, K., Turitsyn, S. K. & Sygletos, S., 1 Dec 2017, 16th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks (ICOCN). IEEE

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A method for effective use of enterprise modelling techniques in complex dynamic decision making

Clark, T., Barat, S., Kulkarni, V. & Barn, B., 31 Oct 2017, The Practice of Enterprise Modeling - 10th IFIP WG 8.1. Working Conference, PoEM 2017, Proceedings. Springer, Vol. 305. p. 319-330 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing; vol. 305).

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A model based realisation of actor model to conceptualise an aid for complex dynamic decision-making

Clark, T., Barat, S., Kulkarni, V. & Barn, B., 21 Feb 2017, MODELSWARD 2017 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development. SciTePress, Vol. 2017-January. p. 605-616 12 p.

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A mode-locked fiber laser generating high purity cylindrical vector beams based on a mode selective coupler in a figure-8 cavity

Wang, J., Wan, H., Cai, Y., Zhang, Z., Sun, B. & Zhang, L., 1 Dec 2017, ICOCN 2017 - 16th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks. IEEE, Vol. 2017-January. p. 1-3 3 p.

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A modified MPPT algorithm with integrated active power control for PV-battery systems

Li, F., Alshareef, M., Lin, Z. & Jiang, W., 23 Mar 2017, The 5th IEEE International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA 2016). IEEE, p. 742-746 5 p.

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A multiobjective strategy to allocate roadside units in a vehicular network with guaranteed levels of service

Martins, F. V. C., Sarubbi, J. F. M. & Wanner, E. F., 2017, Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization: 9th International Conference, EMO 2017, Münster, Germany, March 19-22, 2017, Proceedings. Trautmann, H., Günter, R. & et al (eds.). Cham (CH): Springer, p. 120-134 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 10173).

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A nested alignment graph kernel through the dynamic time warping framework

Bai, L., Rossi, L., Cui, L. & Hancock, E. R., 2017, Graph-based representations in pattern recognition : 11th IAPR-TC-15 international workshop, GbRPR 2017. Proceedings. Foggia, P., Liu, C-L. & Vento, M. (eds.). Cham (CH): Springer, p. 59-69 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 10310).

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A new encoding scheme for visible light communications with applications to mobile connections

Benton, D. M. & Brittan, P. S. J., 6 Oct 2017, Advanced Free-Space Optical Communication Techniques and Applications III. SPIE, Vol. 10437. 10437C

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A non-intrusive magnetic energy scavanger for renewable power generation state monitoring

Jiang, W., Lu, J., Li, F., Hashimoto, S. & Lin, Z., 23 Mar 2017, The 5th IEEE International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA 2016). IEEE, p. 562-566 5 p.

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A novel direct power control for open-winding brushless doubly-fed reluctance generators fed by dual two-level converters using a common DC bus

Zhu, L., Zhang, F., Jin, S., Yu, S., Ademi, S. & Cao, W., 8 Aug 2017, Proceedings - 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, ISIE 2017. IEEE, p. 1901-1906 6 p. 8001541. (2017 IEEE 26th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE)).

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A novel entropy-based graph signature from the average mixing matrix

Bai, L., Rossi, L., Cui, L. & Hancock, E. R., 13 Apr 2017, 2016 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR. IEEE, p. 1339-1344 6 p.

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A novel scene text detection algorithm based on convolutional neural network

Ren, X., Chen, K., Yang, X., Zhou, Y., He, J. & Sun, J., 4 Jan 2017, VCIP 2016 - 30th Anniversary of Visual Communication and Image Processing. IEEE, 4 p.

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A novel text structure feature extractor for Chinese scene text detection and recognition

Ren, X., Chen, K., Yang, X., Zhou, Y., He, J. & Sun, J., 13 Apr 2017, 2016 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR. IEEE, p. 3380-3385 6 p.

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An UVLO featured average current mode controlled boost converter design for automotive industry applications

Meena, N. K., Swarnkar, A., Gupta, N. & Niazi, K. R., 13 Feb 2017, 1st IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics, Intelligent Control and Energy Systems, ICPEICES 2016. IEEE, 7853453

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Application of dynamic asset rating on the UK LV and 11 kV underground power distribution network

Jenkins, L., Fahmi, N. & Yang, J., 19 Dec 2017, 2017 52nd International Universities Power Engineering Conference, UPEC 2017. IEEE, Vol. 2017-January. p. 1-6 6 p.

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A Preference-guided Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithm based on Decomposition

de Souza, D. E., Goulart, F., Batista, L. S. & Campelo, F., 5 Oct 2017, XIV Encontro Nacional de Inteligencia Artificial e Computacional. p. 37-48

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A question answering approach for emotion cause extraction

Gui, L., Hu, J., He, Y., Xu, R., Lu, Q. & Du, J., 11 Sep 2017, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Empirical Methods on Natural Language Processing. Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 1594-1603 10 p.

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A Reference Architecture for federating IoT infrastructures supporting semantic interoperability

Carrez, F., Elsaleh, T., Gomez, D., Sanchez, L., Lanza, J. & Grace, P., 13 Jul 2017, EuCNC 2017 - European Conference on Networks and Communications. IEEE, 7980765. (EuCNC 2017 - European Conference on Networks and Communications).

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ARES: Adaptive receding-horizon synthesis of optimal plans

Lukina, A., Esterle, L., Hirsch, C., Bartocci, E., Yang, J., Tiwari, A., Smolka, S. A. & Grosu, R., 31 Mar 2017, Tools and Algorithms for the Construction and Analysis of Systems - 23rd International Conference, TACAS 2017 held as Part of the European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software, ETAPS 2017, Proceedings. Springer, Vol. 10206. p. 286-302 17 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10206 LNCS).

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A review of community electrical energy systems

Strickland, D., Abedi Varnosfaderani, M., Scott, J., Quintela, P., Duran, A., Bravery, R., Corliss, A., Ashworth, K. & Blois-Brooke, S., 23 Mar 2017, The 5th IEEE International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA 2016). IEEE, p. 49-54 6 p.

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Array-enhanced synchronization and coherence resonance in coupled excitable semiconductor lasers

Perego, A. M. & Lamperti, M., 30 Oct 2017, European Quantum Electronics Conference, EQEC 2017. Optical Society of America, Vol. Part F81-EQEC 2017.

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ARRoW: Tool Support for Automatic Runtime Reappraisal of Weights

Garcia Paucar, L. & Bencomo, N., 26 Sep 2017, 2017 IEEE 25th International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE). IEEE, 4 p.

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Assessment of tissue ischemia of nail fold precapillary zones using a fluorescence capillaroscopy

Dehghani, H., Wabnitz, H., Dremin, V. V., Margaryants, N. B., Volkov, M. V., Zhukova, E. V., Zherebtsov, E. A., Dunaev, A. V. & Rafailov, E. U., 28 Jul 2017, Proceedings Volume 10412, Diffuse Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging VI. p. 104120W (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10412).

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A survey on preferences of quality attributes in the decision-making for self-adaptive systems: The bad, the good and the ugly

Paucar, L. H. G. & Bencomo, N., 23 May 2017, CIbSE 2017 - XX Ibero-American Conference on Software Engineering. p. 1-14 14 p.

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A transitive aligned Weisfeiler-Lehman subtree kernel

Bai, L., Rossi, L., Cui, L. & Hancock, E. R., 13 Apr 2017, 2016 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR. IEEE, p. 396-401 6 p.

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Attacking the V: On the resiliency of adaptive-horizon MPC

Tiwari, A., Smolka, S. A., Esterle, L., Lukina, A., Yang, J. & Grosu, R., 27 Sep 2017, Automated Technology for Verification and Analysis - 15th International Symposium, ATVA 2017, Proceedings. Springer, p. 446-462 17 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10482 LNCS).

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Automatic Detection of Human Interactions from RGB-D Data for Social Activity Classification

Coppola, C., Cosar, S., Faria, D. R. & Bellotto, N., 14 Dec 2017, IEEE RO-MAN'17: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Lisbon, Portugal. IEEE

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Automatic question answering based on single document

Wang, X., Xu, B. & Zhuge, H., 11 Jan 2017, Proceedings - 2016 12th International Conference on Semantics, Knowledge and Grids, SKG 2016. Zhuge, H. & Sun, X. (eds.). Piscataway, NJ (US): IEEE, p. 90-96 7 p. 7815082

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Canary: an Interactive and Query-Based Approach to Extract Requirements from Online Forums

Kanchev, G. M., Murukannaiah, P. K., Chopra, A. K. & Sawyer, P., 26 Sep 2017, Proceedings - 2017 IEEE 25th International Requirements Engineering Conference, RE 2017. IEEE, p. 470-471 2 p. 8049163. (2017 IEEE 25th International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE)).

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Canary: Extracting Requirements-Related Information from Online Discussions

Sawyer, P., Kanchev, G., Chopra, A. & Murukannaiah, P., 26 Sep 2017, Requirements Engineering Conference (RE), 2017 IEEE 25th International. IEEE, (2017 IEEE 25th International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE)).

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Cardiovascular risk prediction based on retinal vessel analysis using machine learning

Fathalla, K., Ekárt, A., Seshadri, S. & Gherghel, D., 6 Feb 2017, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, SMC 2016 - Conference Proceedings. IEEE, p. 880-885 6 p.

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Centralised, Decentralised, and Self-Organised Coverage Maximisation in Smart Camera Networks

Esterle, L., 12 Oct 2017, 2017 IEEE 11th International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO). IEEE, (2017 IEEE 11th International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO)).

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Changes in normalized permutation entropy during non-coherent pulsepulse interaction in the laser cavity

Little, D. J., Kbashi, H., Kolpakov, S. A., Kane, D. M. & Sergeyev, S. V., 30 Oct 2017, European Quantum Electronics Conference, EQEC 2017. Optical Society of America, Vol. Part F81-EQEC 2017.

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Chirped polymer optical fiber Bragg grating sensors

Marques, C. A. F., Pereira, L., Antunes, P., Mergo, P., Webb, D. J., Pinto, J. L. & André, P., 16 May 2017, Micro-Structured and Specialty Optical Fibres V. Kalli, K. & et al (eds.). SPIE, 5 p. 102320N. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 10232).

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Complexity comparison of multi-band CAP and DMT for practical high speed data center interconnects

Wei, J., Sanchez, C., Haigh, P. A. & Giacoumidis, E., 13 Nov 2017, Asia Communications and Photonics Conference, ACPC 2017. Optical Society of America, Vol. Part F83-ACPC 2017.

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Conducting Systematic Literature Reviews and Systematic Mapping Studies

Clark, T., Barn, B. & Barat, S., 2 May 2017, ISEC '17 Proceedings of the 10th Innovations in Software Engineering Conference. ACM, p. 212-213

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