• Large-scale image retrieval using local binary patterns and iterative quantization 

      Shakerdonyavi, M.; Shanbehzadeh, J.; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (2015-11)
      Hashing algorithm is an efficient approximate searching algorithm for large-scale image retrieval. Learning binary code is a key step to improve its performance and it is still an ongoing challenge. The inputs of Hashing ...
    • Maori-English machine translation 

      Mohaghegh, Mahsa; McCauley, Michael; Mohammadi, Mehdi (2014-04-24)
      In this paper we present our research over machine translation for Maori to English language pairs. The aim of this research is to create a lookup table for Maori-English words or phrases that are extracted from a set of ...
    • Maximum a posteriori adjustment of adaptive transversal filters in active noise control 

      Ardekani, Iman; Zhang, X.; Sharifzadeh, Hamid; Kaipio, J. (2017-12)
      This paper develops a novel approach to adaptive active noise control based on the theory of Bayesian estimation. Control system parameters are considered as statistical variables and a formulation for the joint probability ...
    • Mobile devices as support systems for health behaviour change 

      Nandigam, David; Baghaei, Nilufar; Liang, H.N. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-05)
      A Behaviour Change Support System (BCSS) is a socio-technical information system designed to form, alter, or reinforce attitudes, behaviours, or compliance to a regular patterns of activities, and they do so without the ...
    • Modeling the impact of clustering on the lifetime of wireless sensor networks 

      Madipour, Farhad; Rahman, M.F.; Murakami, K.J. (2015-03)
      Energy efficiency and network lifetime are the most critical issues for Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). Clustering is one of the well-known techniques for reducing energy consumption of the network and improving its ...
    • MoodRush : designing a language-free mobile app for mood self-assessment 

      Hach, Sylvia; Baghaei, Nilufar; Jauny, Ray; Hayward, Christian; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (2017-11)
      Depression affects a large percentage of young adults across the globe. The delivery of mental health information and the provision of tools for the self-assessment of mood are important means in addressing this problem. ...
    • A Multi-touch Interface for Enhancing Collaborative UML Diagramming 

      Baghaei, Nilufar; Basheri, Mohammed (2012)
      Multi-touch interfaces facilitate collaborative learning and, thus, represent a promising educational technology. Their ability to synchronously accommodate multiple users is an advantage in co-located collaborative design ...
    • Multilingual information service system for tourists 

      Mohaghegh, Mahsa; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (2011)
      Globalization and the continued increase in international travel and commerce have made automatic speech-to-speech translation systems an attractive area of research and development. With handheld devices becoming more ...
    • Neural network classification of pharmaceutical active ingredient from near infrared spectra 

      Yee, Nigel; Yan, Ashley (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-12)
      This paper presents results from a scoping study undertaken with the intention of demonstrating the applicability of reflectance Near-Infrared (NIR) spectroscopy in classification of pharmaceutical type based on active ...
    • A neuro-fuzzy fan speed controller for dynamic thermal management of multi-core processors 

      Abad, Javad Mohebbi Najm; Salami, Bagher; Noori, Hamid; Soleimani, Ali; Madipour, Farhad (ACM DL (Digital Library), 2014-05)
      Cooling equipments is a thermal management technique that reduces the thermal resistance of the heat sink without any performance degradation. However, higher fan speed produces a lower thermal resistance, but at the expense ...
    • A new biological visual cognitive behavioural modeling for video energy computing 

      Li, Zuojin; Chen, Liukui; Ren, Zhiyong; Tirumala, Sreenivas Sremath (2014)
      As we all know, human vision is quite sensitive to abnormal behaviors, which is attributed to the discharging of the receptor cells in the brain visual cortex and the ensuing bioelectrical energy features. Inspired by this ...
    • Noise removal and binarization of scanned document images using clustering of features 

      Farahmand, Atena; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Shanbehzadeh, J. (Newswood and International Association of Engineers, 2017-03)
      Old documents are in printed form. Their archiving and retrieval is expensive according in terms of space requirement and physical search. One solution is to convert these documents into electronic form using scanners. The ...
    • 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 ...
    • On Erlang capacity of CDMA systems 

      Kolahi, Samad (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003-12-01)
      In this paper, the Erlang capacity of mobile protocols such as FDMA (Frequency Division Multiple Access), TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access), and CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) systems are compared assuming perfect ...
    • Other cells interference of power controlled CDMA systems 

      Kolahi, Samad (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2002-12-17)
      In this paper, using a simulation and modelling technique, the other cell interference factor is obtained and compared with previous upper bounds. The effect of propagation parameters on other cell interference is investigated. ...
    • An overview of different binary methods for documents based on their features 

      Fazeli, Fatemeh; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein; Shanbehzadeh, Jamshid (Newswood Ltd., 2013)
      This paper surveys binarization of document images. The main role of binarization is dimension and noise reduction. Binarization is one of the most important steps in preprocessing of document image understanding and ...
    • An Overview of the Challenges and Progress in PeEn-SMT: First Large Scale Persian-English SMT System 

      Mohaghegh, Mahsa; Sarrafzadeh, Hossein (2011)
      This paper documents recent work carried out for PeEn-SMT, our Statistical Machine Translation system for translation between the English-Persian language pair. We give details of our previous SMT system, and present our ...
    • A pattern recognition for group abnormal behaviors based on Markov Random Fields energy 

      Li, Zuojin; Chen, Liukui; Ren, Zhiyong; Tirumala, Sreenivas Sremath (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014-08)
      Group abnormal behaviors often occur abruptly under video surveillance, thus bringing serious consequences. How to recognize these behaviors correctly has always been the difficulty in research on intelligence video ...
    • Perception of synthetic speech with emotion modelling delivered through a robot platform: an initial investigation with older listeners 

      Igic, Aleksandar; Watson, Catherine I.; Stafford, R.Q.; Broadbent, E.; Jayawardena, Chandimal; MacDonald, B.A. (2010)
      In this paper we give results of an initial investigation into the perception of synthetic speech delivered through a robotic platform. The robotic speech was judged by 19 residents and 10 staff of a New Zealand retirement ...
    • Performance analysis of 4to6 and 6to4 transition mechanisms over point to point and IPSec VPN protocols 

      Narayan, Shaneel; Ishrar, Salman; Kumar, Avinesh; Gupta, Ruchinav; Khan, Ziafil (2016-07)
      This paper provide an overview of behaviour of transition mechanisms, with and without VPN Protocols. Performance metrics related to networks have been gathered from test-bed implementations. The two transition mechanisms ...

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