Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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2007

Two-photon long-period grating inscription in pure-fused-silica photonic crystal fiber

Brambilla, G., Fotiadi, A. A., Slattery, S. A. & Nikogosyan, D. N., 1 Dec 2007, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007. 4452803

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Wideband optical single sideband generation

Zhang, W., Williams, J. A. R. & Bennion, I., 1 Dec 2007, Proceedings of the 36th European Microwave Conference, EuMC 2006. IEEE, p. 612-613 2 p. 4057890

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Would the best candidate please step forward: reflections on the pros and cons of different support mechanisms for online-questionnaire design

Cooper, A. & Lumsden, J., 15 Jun 2007, Managing worldwide operations and communications with information technology: 2007 Information Resources Management Association International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada May 19-23, 2007. Khosrow-Pour, M. (ed.). Hershey: IGI Global, p. 127-131 5 p.

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Yb-Bi pulsed fiber lasers

Dvoyrin, V. V., Mashinsky, V. M., Medvedkov, O. I. & Dianov, E. M., 1 Jan 2007, Advanced Solid-State Photonics, ASSP 2007. Optical Society of America

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2006

100km distributed fiber optic sensor based on the coherent detection of Brillouin backscatter, with a spatial resolution of 10 m, enhanced using two stages of remotely pumped erbium-doped fiber combined with Raman amplification

Cho, Y. T., Lees, G. P., Hilton, G., Shu, X., Sugden, K., Strong, A., Hartog, A. & Newson, T. P., 1 Jan 2006, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, ThC4

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Accommodating special needs users in the evaluation of an m-Learning application: a case study

Leung, R., Lumsden, J. & Fritz, J., 2006, Proceedings of the IADIS Mobile Learning Conference. p. 177-184 8 p.

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A comparison of the spectral properties of high temperature annealed long period gratings inscribed by fs laser, UV and fusion-arc

Allsop, T. D. P., Dubov, M., Dobb, H. L., Main, A. S., Martínez, A., Kalli, K., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., 24 May 2006, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Limberger, H. G. & Matthewson, M. J. (eds.). SPIE, 9 p. 61930M. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 6193).

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Addressing network heterogeneity in pervasive application environments

Grace, P., Coulson, G., Blair, G. S. & Porter, B., 1 Dec 2006, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Integrated Internet Ad hoc and Sensor Networks. ACM, 1142706. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series; vol. 138).

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A distributed architecture meta-model for self-managed middleware

Grace, P., Coulson, G., Blair, G. S. & Porter, B., 1 Dec 2006, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series - Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on Adaptive and Reflective Middleware held at the ACM/IFIP/USENIX International Middleware Conference, ARM '06. ACM, 1175858. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series; vol. 190).

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Advanced data driven visualisation for geo-spatial data

Jones, A. & Cornford, D., 7 Aug 2006, Computational science – ICCS 2006: 6th International Conference, Reading, UK, May 28-31, 2006. Proceedings, Part III. Alexandrov, V. N., Dick van Albada, G. & et al (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 586-592 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 3993).

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A flexible, extensible object oriented real-time near photorealistic visualization system: the system framework design

Jones, A. & Cornford, D., 26 Jul 2006, Progress in Spatial Data Handling: 12th International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling. Springer, p. 563-579 17 p.

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Aldehyde formation in spark ignition engines

Sodré, J. R. & De Oliveira Costa, T., 1 Dec 2006, 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting.

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All-optical regenerative memory using a semiconductor optical amplifier in a single loop mirror

Johnson, N. C., Harrison, J. A. & Blow, K. J., 1 Dec 2006, 2006 International Conference on Photonics in Switching, Proceedings, PS. p. 149-151 3 p. 4350165

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All-optical signal regeneration by temporal slicing of nonlinearly flattened optical waveform

Boscolo, S. & Turitsyn, S. K., 24 Jul 2006, ICONO 2005: nonlinear optical phenomena. Drabovich, K., Makarov, V. & Shen, Y-R. (eds.). 6 p. 62590J. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 6259).

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A multi-protocol framework for ad-hoc service discovery

Flores-Cortés, C. A., Blair, G. S. & Grace, P., 1 Dec 2006, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series - Proc. of the 4th Int. Workshop on Middleware for Pervasive and Ad-hoc Computing, MPAC 2006, held at the ACM/IFIP/USENIX 7th Int. Middleware Conference. ACM, 1169085. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series; vol. 182).

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An autonomous surgical robot applied in practice

Brett, P. N., Taylor, R. P., Proops, D., Griffiths, M. V. & Coulson, C., 1 Dec 2006, 13th Annual International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice 2006. p. 144-150 7 p.

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An evaluation of image compression algorithms for colour retinal images

Schaefer, G. & Starosolski, R., 1 Dec 2006, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 4345 LNBI. p. 358-367 10 p.

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An FPGA based measurement system for a Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) strain sensor

Uzenkov, O., Lee, P. & Webb, D., 1 Dec 2006, Conference Record - IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference. IEEE, p. 2364-2367 4 p. 1700620

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An immune-based algorithm for topology optimization

Campelo, F., Guimarães, F. G., Igarashi, H., Watanabe, K. & Ramírez, J. A., 1 Dec 2006, 2006 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2006. IEEE, p. 3204-3211 8 p. 1688715

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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).

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A practical approach to developing good engineering teaching practice

Clark, R., Ford, C. & Evans, C., 1 Dec 2006, Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovation, Good Practice and Research in Engineering Education 2006, EE 2006. p. 237-241 5 p.

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A specification-to-deployment architecture for overlay networks

Behnel, S., Buchmann, A., Grace, P., Porter, B. & Coulson, G., 1 Jan 2006, On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems 2006: CoopIS, DOA, GADA, and ODBASE - OTM Confederated International Conferences, CoopIS, DOA, GADA, and ODBASE 2006, Proceedings. Springer, p. 1522-1540 19 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 4276 LNCS - II).

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Assessing spatial clustering of MRSA with stochastic simulations, kernel estimation and SATSCAN

Bastin, L., Rollason, J., Hilton, A. C., Pillay, D. G., Corcoran, C., Elgy, J., Lambert, P., Worthington, T., De, P. & Burrows, K., 2006, Proceedings of ACCURACY 2006 - 7th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. Instituto Geográfico Português, p. 481-489 9 p.

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Bi-doped silica fiber laser

Dianov, E. M., Dvoyrin, V. V., Mashinsky, V. M., Umnikov, A. A., Yashkov, M. V. & Guryanov, A. N., 14 Dec 2006, Proceedings - Thirteenth International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, TIME 2006. Vol. 2006. 1636776

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Bi-doped silica fibers - A new active medium for tunable fiber lasers and broadband fiber amplifiers

Dvoyrin, V. V., Mashinsky, V. M., Dianov, E. M., Umnikov, A. A., Yashkov, M. V. & Guryanov, A. N., 14 Dec 2006, Proceedings - Thirteenth International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning, TIME 2006. Vol. 2006. 1636420

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Biochemical sensor based on a novel all-fibre cavity ring down spectroscopy technique incorporating a tilted fibre Bragg grating

Zhou, K., Webb, D., Zhang, L., Bennion, I. & Farries, M., 2006, Optical fiber sensors. Optical Society of America, paper WA8. (OSA technical digest ).

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Bismuth-doped optical fibres-spectroscopic study and interpretation of spectra

Mashinsky, V. V., Dvoyrin, V. V., Bulatov, L., Bufetov, I. I., Shubin, A. A., Kustov, E. E., Dianov, E. E., Umnikov, A. A., Yashkov, M. M. & Guryanov, A. A., 1 Dec 2006, 2006 European Conference on Optical Communications Proceedings, ECOC 2006. 4800876

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Bringing a construction site into the lab: a context-relevant lab-based evaluation of a multimodal mobile application

Lumsden, J., Kondratova, I. & Langton, N., 2006, Proceedings of 1st international workshop on Multimodal and Pervasive Services (MAPS'2006). p. 62-68 7 p.

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Changing of pulse complexity in modulated dielectric medium

Ruzhytska, N. N., Nerukh, A. G. & Nerukh, D. A., 1 Dec 2006, UWBUSIS 2006 - 2006 3rd International Conference on Ultrawideband and Ultrashort Impulse Signals, Proceedings. p. 263-265 3 p. 4099282

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Classifying ovarian tumors using Bayesian multi-layer perceptrons and automatic relevance determination: A multi-center study

Van Calster, B., Timmerman, D., Nabney, I. T., Valentin, L., Van Holsbeke, C. & Van Huffel, S., 1 Dec 2006, Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. IEEE, p. 5342-5345 4 p. 4029269

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Code Classification as a Learning and Assessment Exercise for Novice Programmers

Thompson, E., Whalley, J., Lister, R. & Simon, B., 2006, The 19th Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications: Preparing for the Future — Capitalising on IT. Mann, S. & Bridgeman, N. (eds.). National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications, p. 291-298

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Combining the power of AGS and XML: AGSML, the data format for the future

Chandler, R. J., Quinn, P. M., Beaumont, A. J., Evans, D. J. & Toll, D. G., 28 Dec 2006, GeoCongress 2006: Geotechnical Engineering in the Information Technology Age. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Vol. 2006.

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Complexity and "quasi-intermittency" of electromagnetic waves in regular time-varying medium

Nerukh, A., Ruzhytska, N. & Nerukh, D., 1 Dec 2006, 2006 International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2006. IEEE, Vol. 1. p. 242-245 4 p. 4013641

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Cooling of greenhouses using seawater: a solar driven liquid-desiccant cycle for greenhouse cooling in hot climates

Davies, P. A., Harris, I. & Knowles, P. R., 30 Sep 2006, Proceedings of the international symposium on greenhouse cooling. Bailey, B. J. (ed.). Almería (ES): International Society for Horticultural Science, p. 139-146 8 p. (ISHS Acta Horticulturae; vol. 719).

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Data visualization with simultaneous feature selection

Maniyar, D. M. & Nabney, I. T., 2006, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, CIBCB'06. p. 156-163 8 p.

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Deriving and validating a road safety performance indicator for vehicle fleet passive safety

Page, M. & Rackliff, L., 2006, Annual Proceedings - Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. Vol. 2006. p. 317-332 16 p.

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Designing a system for European road accident investigation

Brace, C. L., Jahi, H., Rackliff, L. K. & Page, M. E., 2006, Contemporary Ergonomics 2006. p. 640-644 5 p.

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Design of Raman-based NOLM for optical 2R regeneration of RZ-DPSK transmission

Boscolo, S., Bhamber, R. & Turitsyn, S. K., Mar 2006, OFC 2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2006 and the 2006 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference: Technical Digest. IEEE, 3 p.

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Design of Raman-based NOLM for optical 2R regeneration of RZ-DPSK transmission

Boscolo, S., Bhamber, R. & Turitsyn, S. K., 14 Dec 2006, 2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, and the 2006 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference. OSA Publishing, Vol. 2006. 1636609

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Distributive tactile sensing using fibre bragg grating sensors

Cowie, B., Webb, D., Tam, B., Slack, P. & Brett, P., 22 Jun 2006, Biophotonics and new therapy frontiers. Grzymala, R. & Haeberle, O. (eds.). SPIE, p. 249 1 p. 61910Z. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 6191).

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Distributive tactile sensing using fibre Bragg grating sensors for biomedical applications

Cowie, B. M., Webb, D. J., Tam, B., Slack, P. & Brett, P. N., 22 Dec 2006, The First IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, 2006: BioRob 2006. IEEE, Vol. 2006. p. 312-317 6 p. 1639105

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Dynamic complexity of chaotic transitions in high-dimensional classical dynamics: Leu-Enkephalin folding

Nerukh, D., Karvounis, G. & Glen, R. C., 2006, Computational life sciences II: second international symposium, CompLife 2006, Cambridge, UK, September 27-29, 2006. Proceedings. Berthold, M. R., Glen, R. C. & Fischer, I. (eds.). Berlin (DE): Springer, p. 129-140 12 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 4216).

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Dynamic reconfiguration in sensor middleware

Grace, P., Coulson, G., Blair, G., Porter, B. & Hughes, D., 1 Dec 2006, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series - Proceedings of the International Workshop on Middleware for Sensor Networks, MidSens 2006. Co-located with Middleware 2006. p. 1-6 6 p. (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series; vol. 218).

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Dynamic two-axis curvature measurement using multicore fiber Bragg gratings

Fender, A., MacPherson, W. N., Moore, A. J., Barton, J. S., Jones, J. D. C., McCulloch, S., Jones, B. J. S., Zhao, D., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 27 Oct 2006, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, TuE87

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Electrically tunable Bragg gratings in single mode polymer optical fiber

Kalli, K., Dobb, H. L., Webb, D. J., Komodromos, M., Themistos, C., Peng, G-D., Fang, Q. & Boyd, I. W., Oct 2006, Optical fiber sensors. Optical Society of America, Poster Session (TuE). (OSA technical digest).

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Engine emissions and performance characterization for variable gasoline-ethanol blend concentration

Sodré, J. R. & Pinto, G. T. C., 1 Dec 2006, 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting.

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Enhanced spectral sensitivity of fibre long period gratings to refractive index of aqueous solutions utilising copper patterned coatings

Allsop, T. D. P., Dobb, H. L., Neal, R., Kalli, K., Themistos, C., Rahman, B. M. A., Webb, D., Mapps, D. J. & Bennion, I., 8 May 2006, Optical fibers and sensors for medical diagnostics and treatment applications VI. Gannot, I. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 6083. 9 p. 60830S

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Error-free 320 Gb/s SOA-based wavelength conversion using optical filtering

Liu, Y., Tangdiongga, E., Li, Z., De Waardt, H., Koonen, A. M. J., Khoe, G. D., Dorren, H. J. S., Shu, X. & Bennion, I., 19 Jun 2006, 2006 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, and the 2006 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference. IEEE, Vol. 2006. 1637092

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Exergy analysis of blast furnace gas and tar as thermal power plant fuels

Maciel, C. R. F., Silva, A. M., Pereira, E. M. D. & Sodré, J. R., 14 Jul 2006, ECOS 2006 - Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems. Frangopoulos, C. A., Rakopoulos, C. D. & Tsatsaronis, G. (eds.). p. 199-205 7 p.

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Experimental comparison of fibre and grating-based dispersion compensation schemes for 40 channel 10Gb/s DWDM systems

Fews, H. S., Stephens, M. F. C., Straw, A., Forysiak, W., Nayar, B. K. & Gleeson, L. M., 2006, European Conference on Optical Communications, 2006: ECOC 2006. IEEE, 2 p.

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