Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1977 2020

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An infra-red surface plasmon resonance tilted fibre Bragg device for biological and biochemical sensing

Allsop, T. D. P., Neal, R., Rehman, S., Webb, D. J., Mapps, D. & Bennion, I., 4 Dec 2007, Proceedings of SPIE . SPIE, Vol. 6619. 4 p. 66191K

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Surface plasmon resonance
surface plasmon resonance
Polarization
Infrared radiation
fibers

An Integrated Approach to the Appraisal of Investment Opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing Technology Using Expert System Techniques

Sweeney, E., 1991, Proceedings of the 5th International Manufacturing Conference in China. p. 236-242 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

An integrative semantic framework for image annotation and retrieval

Osman, T., Thakker, D., Schaefer, G. & Lakin, P., 7 Jan 2008, Proceedings of the IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, WI 2007. p. 366-373 8 p. 4427118

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Semantics
Engines
Image retrieval
Ontology
Statistical methods

An intelligent broker agent for energy trading: an MDP approach

Talla Kuate, R., He, M., Chli, M. & Wang, H., 2013, Proceedings of the twenty-third International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. AAAI, p. 234-240 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Hidden Markov models
Power markets

An intrinsic biochemical concentration sensor using a polymer optical fibre Bragg grating

Zhang, W., Webb, D. J. & Peng, G-D., 2012, Micro-structured and specialty optical fibres. Kalli, K. & Mendez, A. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 8426. 6 p. (SPIE proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Polymer Optical Fiber
Plastic optical fibers
Fiber Grating
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg Grating

An investigation into neural networks for the detection of exudates in retinal images

Schaefer, G. & Leung, E., 11 Feb 2009, Applications of soft computing: updating the state of art. Avineri, E., Köppen, M. & et al (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 169-177 9 p. (Advances in Soft Computing; vol. 52).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neural networks
Principal component analysis
Lighting
Specifications
Processing

An investigation into the tension arising between natural language and mathematical language experienced by mechanical engineering students

Peters, M. D. & Graham, E., 31 Dec 2013, Proceedings of 8th Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education. Ubuz, B., Haser, Ç. & Mariotti, M. A. (eds.). Ankara (TR), p. 1536-1545 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
mechanical engineering
language
student
cognition
mathematics

An investigation into the wavelength stability of polymer optical fibre Bragg gratings

Zhang, W., Abang, A., Webb, D. J. & Peng, G-D., 2012, Micro-structured and specialty optical fibres. Kalli, K. & Mendez, A. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 8426. 8 p. (SPIE proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Polymer Optical Fiber
Plastic optical fibers
Fiber Grating
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg Grating

An Investigation of the Irish Road Haulage Industry’s External Environment

Sweeney, E., Plant, E. & Declan, A., 2003, Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the Logistics Research Network. Menachof, D. A. & et al (eds.). p. 372-375 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Roads
External environment
Industry
Competitive environment
Ireland

An Iterative Graph-Based Generic Single and Multi Document Summarization Approach Using Semantic Role Labeling and Wikipedia Concepts

Mohamed, M. & Oussalah, M., 19 May 2016, Proceedings - 2016 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Big Data Computing Service and Applications, BigDataService 2016. IEEE, p. 117-120 4 p. 7474363

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Labeling
Semantics
Graph
Summarization
Wikipedia

An iterative method for reconstruction of a temperature field

Johansson, T., 2005, The fifth international conference on inverse problems in engineering. Lesnic, D. (ed.). Leeds (UK), JO4 1-8

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Annealing and etching effects on strain and stress sensitivity of polymer optical fibre Bragg grating sensors

Pospori, A., Marques, C. A. F., Sáez-Rodríguez, D., Nielsen, K., Bang, O. & Webb, D. J. (ed.), 1 Dec 2016, POF 2016: 25th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres - proceedings. Webb, D. J., Scully, P. & Sugden, K. (eds.). Birmingham (UK): Aston University, p. 260-263 4 p.

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Plastic optical fibers
Fiber Bragg gratings
Etching
Annealing
Sensors

Annealing and spectral characteristics of femtosecond laser inscribed long period gratings written into a photonic crystal fibre

Allsop, T. D. P., Kalli, K., Zhou, K., Dubov, M., Lai, Y., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., 16 May 2008, 19th international conference on optical fibre sensors. Sampson, D. D., Collins, S., Oh, K. & Yamauchi, R. (eds.). SPIE, 4 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 7004).

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gratings
photonics
fabrication
annealing
fibers

Annealing and temperature coefficient study of type IA fibre Bragg gratings inscribed under strain and no strain - Implications to optical fibre component reliability

Kalli, K., Simpson, G., Dobb, H., Komodromos, M., Webb, D. & Bennion, I., 23 May 2006, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering: Reliability of Optical Fiber Components, Devices, Systems, and Networks III. Limberger, H. G. & Matthewson, M. J. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 6193. 12 p. 61930L. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 6193).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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component reliability
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg gratings
Optical fibers
optical fibers

Annealing effects on strain and stress sensitivity of polymer optical fibre based sensors

Pospori, A., Marques, C. A. F., Zubel, M. G., Sáez-Rodríguez, D., Nielsen, K., Bang, O. & Webb, D. J., 27 Apr 2016, Micro-Structured and Specialty Optical Fibres. Kalli, K. & Mendez, A. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 7 p. 98860V. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 9886).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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optical fibers
annealing
sensitivity
sensors
polymers

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Power generation
Cables
Monitoring
Magnetic fields
Harvesters

A nonreciprocal wavelength-interleaving bidirectional coherent fiber transversal filter

Lai, Y., Zhang, W., Williams, J. A. R. & Bennion, I., Dec 2003, The 5th Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2003. CLEO/Pacific Rim 2003. IEEE, Vol. 1. p. 384 1 p. W4J-(8)-3

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Transversal filters
Chromatic dispersion
Birefringence
filters
Wavelength

An optical fiber Bragg grating tactile sensor

Cowie, B., Allsop, T. D. P., Williams, J., Webb, D., Bennion, I. & Fisher, M., May 2007, Optical sensing technology and applications. Baldini, F., Homola, J., Lieberman, R. A. & Miler, M. (eds.). Czech Republic: SPIE, 8 p. 65850I. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 6585).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg gratings
Optical fibers
optical fibers
Sensors

An optical millimeter wave fiber laser

Lai, Y., Zhang, W., Williams, J. A. R. & Bennion, I., Mar 2003, Optical Fiber Communications Conference, 2003. Sawchuk, A. A. (ed.). IEEE, Vol. 1. p. 238-239 2 p. paper TuL5. (Techincal digest).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fiber lasers
Millimeter waves
Distributed feedback lasers
Laser modes
Linewidth

An optical pump controlled tunable phase-shifted fiber grating transmission filter

Lai, Y., Zhang, W., Zhang, L., Williams, J. A. R. & Bennion, I., Mar 2003, Optical Fiber Communications Conference, 2003. Sawchuk, A. A. (ed.). IEEE, Vol. 1. p. 35-37 3 p. paper MF32. (Techincal digest).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pumps
Fibers
Wavelength
Precipitation (meteorology)
Cost effectiveness

An optimisation approach to palette reordering for indexed image compression

Schaefer, G. & Nolle, L., 11 Feb 2009, Applications of soft computing: updating the state of art. Avineri, E., Köppen, M. & et al (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, Vol. 52. p. 178-185 8 p. (Advances in Soft Computing; vol. 52).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Image compression
Color
Simulated annealing
Redundancy
Pixels

An optimization model of EVs charging and discharging for power system demand leveling

Du, G., Cao, W., Yang, J. & Zhou, B., 9 Dec 2016, APPEEC 2016 - 2016 IEEE PES Asia Pacific Power and Energy Engineering Conference. IEEE, p. 835-842 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electric vehicles

An outlier-insensitive linear pursuit embedding algorithm

Pang, Y-W., Lu, X., Yuan, Y. & Pan, J., 10 Nov 2009, Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics. IEEE, Vol. 5. p. 2792-2796 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Experiments

A novel adaptive weight selection algorithm for multi-objective multi-agent reinforcement learning

van Moffaert, K., Brys, T., Chandra, A., Esterle, L., Lewis, P. R. & Nowé, A., 2014, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks. IEEE, p. 2306-2314 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Reinforcement learning
Multiobjective optimization
Cameras

A novel all fiber microwave transversal filter with complementary outputs

Lai, Y., Zhang, W. & Williams, J. A. R., 2002, 2002 International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics, MWP 2002 - Technical Digest. IEEE, p. 173-176 4 p. P2-1. (Techincal digest).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Transversal filters
Microwave filters
Fibers
Electric delay lines
Birefringence

A novel approach to modelling and exploiting uncertainty in stochastic control systems

Herzallah, R. & Lowe, D., 1 Jan 2002, Artificial neural networks — ICANN 2002: international conference Madrid, Spain, August 28–30, 2002 Proceedings. Dorronsoro, J. R. (ed.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 801-806 6 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 2415).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Stochastic control systems
Stochastic Control
Stochastic Systems
Control System
Uncertainty

A novel architecture for all-optical add-drop multiplexing of OFDM signals

Sygletos, S., Fabbri, S. J., Giacoumidis, E., Sorokina, M., Marom, D., Stephens, M. F. C., Klonidis, D., Tomkos, I. & Ellis, A. D., 2014, European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC. IEEE, 3 p. We.1.5.4

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Multiplexing
Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing
Computer simulation

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)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Power control
Electric potential
Fault tolerance
MATLAB
Redundancy

A novel dual complementary output optical fiber transversal filter for DWDM applications

Lai, Y., Zhang, W., Williams, J. A. R. & Bennion, I., 2002, 2002 IEEE/ILEOS annual meeting conference proceedings: the 15th annual meeting of the IEEE Lasers & Electro-Optics Society. IEEE, Vol. 2. p. 659-660 2 p. ThEl. (IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society. Annual Meeting).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Transversal filters
Dense wavelength division multiplexing
Optical fibers
Fibers

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Entropy
Probability distributions
Bioinformatics

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neural networks

A novel sensor interrogation technique using chirped fiber grating based Sagnac loop

Zhao, D., Shu, X., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 2002, Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Sensors, 2002. IEEE, Vol. 2. p. 1351-1353 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fiber Bragg gratings
Fibers
Sensors
Wavelength
Electric delay lines

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Detectors
Neural networks
Computer vision

An overview of DC cable modelling for fault analysis of VSC-HVDC transmission systems

Yang, J., O'Reilly, J. & Fletcher, J. E., 1 Dec 2010, AUPEC 2010 - 20th Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference: "Power Quality for the 21st Century". 5710719

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cables
Offshore wind farms
Electric potential
Systems analysis

An overview of neural networks in simulation soccer

Plant, W. & Schaefer, G., 1 Dec 2009, 2009 World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing, NABIC 2009 - Proceedings. IEEE, p. 1620-1625 6 p. 5393661

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Neural networks

An ultra-sensitive localised surface plasmon resonance fibre device for environmental sensing based upon a structured bi-metal coating

Allsop, T. D. P., Neal, R., Mou, C., Kalli, K. & Webb, D. J., 2 Jun 2014, 23rd international conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. López-Higuera, J. M., Jones, J., López-Amo, M. & Santos, J. L. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 4 p. 91574M. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9157).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance
metal coatings
Metal coatings
Surface plasmon resonance
surface plasmon resonance

An ultra-sonic pulse technique for monitoring the properties of polymethyl methacrylate bone cement

Dunne, N., Hagan, C., Xu, Y. & Orr, J., 1 Dec 2008, 8th World Biomaterials Congress 2008. Vol. 4. 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

An unsupervised Bayesian modelling approach to storyline detection from news articles

Zhou, D., Xu, H. & He, Y., 2015, EMNLP 2015 : Conference on empirical methods in natural language processing: proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of Computational Language Learning (CogACLL-2015). Berwick, R., Korhonen, A., Lenci, A. & et al (eds.). Red Hook, NY (US): Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 1943-1948 6 p.

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Open Access
Dynamic models

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Automotive industry
Converter
Voltage
Industry
Electric potential

AO-OpenCom: An AO-middleware architecture supporting flexible dynamic reconfiguration

Surajbali, B., Grace, P. & Coulson, G., 1 Jan 2014, CBSE 2014 - Proceedings of the 17th International ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on Component-Based Software Engineering (Part of CompArch 2014). ACM, p. 75-84 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Middleware
Chemical analysis

A paradigm shift: alternative interaction techniques for use with mobile & wearable devices

Lumsden, J. & Brewster, S., 6 Oct 2003, Proceedings of the 2003 conference of the Centre for Advanced Studies on Collaborative research. Stewart, D. A. (ed.). p. 97-110 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mobile devices
User interfaces
Communication
Wearable technology

A paradigm shift for mobile interaction: a decade later

Lumsden, J. & Brewster, S., 2013, Proceedings of CASCON 2013. Cordy, J. R., Czamecki, K. & Han, S-A. (eds.). ACM, p. 2-9 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A Parametric Approach for Classification of Distortions in Pathological Voices

Poorjam, A. H., Little, M. A., Jensen, J. R. & Christensen, M. G., 13 Sep 2018, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). IEEE, p. 286-290 (2018 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP)).

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Open Access
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Discriminant analysis
Acoustic distortion
Acoustics
Reverberation
Factor analysis

Apodisation of photo-induced waveguide gratings with doubleexposure of reversely varied duty cycles

Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 1 Jan 2007, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

apodization
Waveguides
gratings
waveguides
cycles

Apodisation of photo-induced waveguide gratings with double-exposure of reversely varied duty cycles

Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 1 Dec 2007, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007. 4452529

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Waveguides

Apodised fibre Bragg grating design subject to length constraints

Chisholm, K. E., Everall, L. A., Williams, J. A. R., Bennion, I., Liu, X., Rue, R. M. D. L. & Aitchison, J. S., Sep 1998, 24th European Conference on Optical Communication, 1998. IEEE, Vol. 1. p. 385-386 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fiber Bragg gratings
Bandwidth
Fabrication

Application of automatic load transfer on feeder utilisation balance

Bai, X., Strickland, D. & Harrap, C., 2015, IET International Conference on Resilience of Transmission and Distribution Networks (RTDN) 2015. IET, p. 16-21 6 p. (IET Conference Publications).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Overhead lines
Planning
Networks (circuits)
Electric potential

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.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electric power distribution
Cables
District heating
Electric potential
Deterioration

Application of evolutionary multiobjective algorithms for solving the problem of energy dispatch in hydroelectric power plants

Marcelino, C. G., Carvalho, L. M., Almeida, P. E. M., Wanner, E. F. & Miranda, V., 2015, Evolutionary multi-criterion optimization: 8th International Conference, EMO 2015, Guimarães, Portugal, March 29 --April 1, 2015. Proceedings, Part II. Gaspar-Cunha, A., Henggeler Antunes, C. & Coello Coello, C. (eds.). Cham (CH): Springer, p. 403-417 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 9019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydroelectric power plants
Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithm
Power Plant
Power plants
Turbine

Application of long period gratings sensors to respiratory function monitoring

Allsop, T. D. P., Earthgrowl, T., Revees, R., Webb, D. J., Miller, M., Jones, B. & Bennion, I., Dec 2004, Smart medical and biomedical sensor technology II. Cullum, B. M. (ed.). SPIE, p. 148-156 9 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 5588).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Monitoring
Sensors
Resuscitation
Liquefied petroleum gas
Multiplexing