Recent Submissions

  • A comparative analysis of the E-Government Development Index (EGDI). July 20-23 (pp. 23-29). : IADIS Press 

    Kabbar, Eltahir (IADIS Press, 2021-07)
    During the past two decades, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) published series of reports. Each report presents global survey results that measure e-government development in the 193 ...
  • Performance comparison of IEEE802.11ac vs IEEE 802.11n WLAN in IPv6 

    Kolahi, Samad; Sooran, A. H.; Nasim, F.; Khan, M. M. U. (Springer, 2021-05)
    In this paper, performance of WLAN (Wireless LAN) for peer-peer and client-server networks with WPA-2 security is investigated for both IEEE802.11ac and IEEE802.11n standard. Parameters studied include throughput, and RTT ...
  • Enhancing customers’ knowledge and decision making using augmented reality 

    Boonrat, W.; Vaidya, V.; Baghaei, N.; Sharifzadeh, Hamid; Ahmed, A.; Casey, John (Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE), 2020-11)
    Augmented reality has seen massive success in recent years as it provides an opportunity for a seamless and rich user interaction with the real world. Recent studies have shown augmented and virtual reality can play a ...
  • Automatic assessment of dysarthric severity level using audio-video cross-modal approach in deep learning 

    Tong, H.; Sharifzadeh, Hamid; McLoughlin, I. (ISCA (International Speech Communication Association), 2020-10)
    Dysarthria is a speech disorder that can significantly impact a person’s daily life, and yet may be amenable to therapy. To automatically detect and classify dysarthria, researchers have proposed various computational ...
  • Development of unified and dynamic geometric framework for modelling plant leaf spots 

    Alshadli, Duaa; Borna, Kambiz; Lador, Cesar (2020-11)
    The use of computer vision and image processing techniques have proven to be effective in detecting and classifying plant diseases from symptoms, such as leaf spots or mosaic leaf patterns caused by pathogens. To identify ...
  • Psychoacoustically motivated active noise control at remote locations 

    Munir, M.W.; Abdulla, W. H.; Ardekani, Iman (2019)
    Active noise control (ANC) is an effective way to cancel the low-frequency noise. The conventional ANC system creates the ‘zone of quiet’ by minimizing the mean square error (MSE) at the location of an error microphone. ...
  • Tracking a person’s behaviour in a smart house 

    Chand, G.; Ali M.; Barmada, Bashar; Liesaputra, Veronica; Prado, G. (Springer Verlag, 2018-11)
    This paper proposes to use machine learning techniques with ultrasonic sensors to predict the behavior and status of a person when they live solely inside their house. The proposed system is tested on a single room. A grid ...
  • Increasing self-compassion in young people through virtual reality 

    Baghaei, Nilufar; Hach, Sylvia; Khaliq, I.; Stemmet, L.; Krishnan, J.; Naslund, J.; Liang, H.L.; Sharifzadeh, Hamid (2019-10)
    As part of our proposal, we aim to:  provide increased practice/exposure and target a younger audience  increase the chance of generalisation to everyday life  employ better VR visualisation, e.g. assigning more ...
  • Reducing ICT carbon footprints through adoption of green computing 

    Airehrour, David; Cherrington, Marianne; Madanian, S.; Singh, Jagjeet (Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest. Department of Economic Informatics and Cybernetics, 2019-05)
    A significant economic, environmental and sustainability topic in information and communication technology (ICT) and e-business sectors is green computing. An aspect of green informatics, green computing is gaining attention ...
  • Evaluating VANET Routing Protocols for Auckland Area 

    Barmada, Bashar; Alobaidi, Naji; Ardekani, Iman; Erfanian.Sabaee, M.; Ramirez-Prado, Guillermo (2018-10)
    This paper provides a performance evaluation for several popular Vehicular Ad-Hoc Network (VANET) protocols, namely AODV, DSR, OLSR, DSDV, GPSR, CBRP, and ZRP with Nakagami fading propagation model for Auckland area. The ...
  • Estimating the risk of fraud against e-services 

    Yesuf, AS.; Probst, Christian (Springer International Publishing, 2018-11)
    Industry is continuously developing, deploying, and maintaining e-services to transform traditional offerings. While protection of traditional services is well understood, their digital transformation often is vulnerable ...
  • A route map for wireless sensor networks over large coverage area 

    Jain, R.; Adhikary, P. S.; Ramirez-Prado, Guillermo; Barmada, Bashar; Ardekani, Iman (2018-10)
    This paper presents a mechanism to increase the coverage area of Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) and increase the availability of wireless nodes. The proposed solution relies purely on open standards that implement 6LoWPAN ...
  • A novel adaptive active noise control algorithm based on Tikhonov regularisation 

    Ardekani, Iman; Sakhaee, N.; Sharifzadeh, Hamid; Barmada, Bashar; Lovell, G. (2018-11)
    This paper proposes a novel adaptive active noise control algorithm based on Tikhonov regularization theory. A regularized cost function consisting of the weighted sum of the most recent samples of the residual noise and ...
  • Bayesian parameter estimation of Euler-Bernoulli beams 

    Ardekani, Iman; Kaipio, J.; Sharifzadeh, Hamid (2018-11)
    This paper develops a statistical signal processing algorithm for parameter estimation of Euler-Bernoulli beams from limited and noisy measurement. The original problem is split into two reduced-order sub-problems coupled ...
  • Designing a memory-aid and reminder system for dementia patients and older adults 

    Airehrour, David; Madanian, S.; Abraham, A. M. (2018-05)
    The United Nations statistics show that our society is rapidly aging, and this has led to the surge in the development of assisted living technologies. Of note is the minimal attention given to the assisted living technologies ...
  • Greening and optimizing energy consumption of sensor nodes in the Internet of Things through energy harvesting : challenges and approaches 

    Airehrour, David; Gutiérrez, J.; Ray, S. K. (2016-05)
    This paper presents a survey of current energy efficient technologies that could drive the IoT revolution while examining critical areas for energy improvements in IoT sensor nodes. The paper reviews improvements in emerging ...
  • SecTrust : a trust and recommendation system for Peer-2-Peer networks 

    Airehrour, David; Gutierrez, J.; Ray, S. K. (International Conference on Information Resources Management (CONF-IRM) at AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), 2018-06)
    The concept of Trust has been applied in many information systems such as e-commerce, social networks and smart grid networks. It is currently getting attention on the Internet of Things. The fundamental concept in Trust, ...
  • An analysis of secure MANET routing features to maintain confidentiality and integrity in IoT routing 

    Airehrour, David; Gutierrez, J. (International Conference on Information Resources Management (CONF-IRM) at AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), 2015-05)
    The Internet of Things (IoT) is fast becoming a global phenomenon and many issues are arising such as standardization, deployment of IPv6, sensors’ energy requirements and security among others. However, without a secure ...
  • Physical classification and recent developments of active noise control systems 

    Munir, M.W.; Abdulla, W. H.; Ardekani, Iman; Patel, N. (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2017-11)
    The rapid growth of the industry has a major effect on the environmental noise pollution, and it ranks second to the air pollution that adversely affects the human health. Passive noise control techniques are impractical ...
  • Automatic generation of user interface layouts for alternative screen orientations 

    Zeidler, Clemens; Weber, G.; Stuerzlinger, W.; Lutteroth, C. (Springer International Publishing, 2017)
    Creating multiple layout alternatives for graphical user interfaces to accommodate different screen orientations for mobile devices is labor intensive. Here, we investigate how such layout alternatives can be generated ...

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