Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1977 2020

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2017

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

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

quadrature phase shift keying
Quadrature phase shift keying
receivers
recovery
Recovery

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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slicing
penalties
synchronism
time measurement

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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Frequency estimation
Extended Kalman filters
Kalman filters
Markov processes

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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Decomposition
Message passing
Application programming interfaces (API)
Acoustic waves
Network protocols

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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tapering
couplers
fibers
Fibers
Single mode fibers

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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Variable Neighborhood Search
Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks
Roadsides
Search Strategy
Vehicular Networks

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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regeneration
transfer functions
mirrors
slopes
regenerators

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).

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

Open Access
Enterprise Modeling
Complex Dynamics
Decision making
Decision Making
Industry

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.

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

Decision making
Industry
Outsourcing

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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Mode-locked fiber lasers
Laser resonators
Single mode fibers
Laser modes
couplers

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.

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

Power control
Electric potential

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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Vehicular Networks
Roadsides
Unit
Maximise
Metric

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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Dynamic Time Warping
Alignment
Trace
kernel
Graph in graph theory

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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Optical communication
Synchronization
Light emitting diodes
Transmitters
Communication

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 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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Power control
Electric potential
Fault tolerance
MATLAB
Redundancy

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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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.

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Neural networks

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 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

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

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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Data storage equipment
Neural networks

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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Interoperability
Semantics
Testbeds
Internet of things
Planets

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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Horizon
Synthesis
Birds
Approximation algorithms
Lyapunov functions

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.

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

Energy management
Energy storage
Demand side management

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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Semiconductor lasers
Synchronization
Lasers
Saturable absorbers
Laser pulses

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.

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

Decision making

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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Nails
Fluorescence
Tissue
Optical instruments
Image registration

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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Adaptive systems
Decision making
Specifications

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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Convolution

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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Resiliency
Horizon
Controller
Controllers
Game

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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Robotics
Robots

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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Experiments

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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Social aspects
Requirements engineering
Ontology
Engineers
Query

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

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Query languages
Requirements engineering
Application programs
Semantics

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.

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

Vessel
Learning systems
Machine Learning
Prediction
Oversampling

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

Esterle, L., 19 Sep 2017, 2017 IEEE 11th International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO). IEEE

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Cameras
Approximation algorithms

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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Laser resonators
Resonators
Laser pulses
Entropy
Statistics

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

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

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

Engineering research
Software engineering
Network protocols
Digital libraries
Planning

Conical refraction of a high-M2 laser beam

Sokolovskii, G. S., Mylnikov, V. Y., Losev, S. N., Fedorova, K. A. & Rafailov, E. U., 20 Feb 2017, Laser Resonators, Microresonators, and Beam Control XIX 2017. Kudryashov, A. V., Paxton, A. H. & Ilchenko, V. S. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 6 p. 100901R. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 10090).

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Refraction
Laser Beam
Laser beams
Cones
refraction

Contact angle and active drop transport for time resolved Macromolecular and serial femto-second crystallography

Burton, C., Docker, P., Prince, M., Axford, D., Orville, A. & Topham, P., 14 May 2017, Informatics, Electronics and Microsystems - TechConnect Briefs 2017. Vol. 4. p. 116-119 4 p.

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

Crystallography
Active Biological Transport
Contact angle
Light sources
Light

Detecting dynamical changes in vital signs using switching Kalman filter

Almeida, V. G. & Nabney, I. T., 31 Aug 2017, 2017 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2017. IEEE, 4 p.

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Kalman filter
entropy
time series
health and disease
index

Detecting perspectives in political debates

Vilares Calvo, D. & He, Y., 1 Sep 2017, Proceedings of the Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing. Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 1574-1583 10 p.

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Developing object understanding through schema generalisation

Kumar, S., Shaw, P., Lewkowicz, D., Giagkos, A., Shen, Q. & Lee, M., 7 Feb 2017, 2016 Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics, ICDL-EpiRob 2016. IEEE, p. 33-38 6 p. 7846785. (2016 Joint IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics, ICDL-EpiRob 2016).

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

Color
Object recognition
Simulators
Psychology
Experiments

Development of a series of design build projects - Preparing students for industrial placement

Thomson, G. A., 21 Sep 2017, Proceedings of the 45th SEFI Annual Conference 2017 - Education Excellence for Sustainability, SEFI 2017. Société Eropéenne pour la Formation des Ingénieurs, p. 339-346 8 p.

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

Students
project group
mechanical engineering
industry
product design

Dimensionality reduction approach for many-objective vehicle routing problem with demand responsive transport

Mendes, R., Wanner, E., Martins, F. & Sarubbi, J., 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. 438-452 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 10173).

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

Vehicle routing
Vehicle Routing Problem
Dimensionality Reduction
Cluster analysis
NSGA-II

Distribution network reconfiguration in smart grid system using modified particle swarm optimization

Atteya, I. I., Ashour, H. A., Fahmi, N. & Strickland, D., 23 Mar 2017, The 5th IEEE International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Applications (ICRERA 2016). IEEE, p. 305-313 9 p.

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Open Access
Electric power distribution
Particle swarm optimization (PSO)
Outages
Costs

Dominant distortion classification for pre-processing of vowels in remote biomedical voice analysis

Poorjam, A. H., Jensen, J. R., Little, M. A. & Christensen, M. G., 24 Aug 2017, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH 2017. Vol. 2017-August. p. 289-293 5 p.

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Open Access
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Preprocessing
Processing
Speech Analysis
Clipping
Signal Analysis