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  • Agile MU-MIMO in congested environments with robust channel estimation 

    Xiong, Wenhao; Mo, Zijian; Chen, Genshe; Pham, Khanh D.; Blasch, Erik; Kwon, Hyuck M. (IEEE, 2016)
    This paper proposes a novel multi-user multiple-input and multiple-output (MU-MIMO) selection and beam-forming technique for a geosynchronous orbit (GSO) satellite communication (SATCOM) system. The MU-MIMO technique employs ...
  • Jamming statistics-dependent frequency hopping 

    Hannon, Matthew; Feng, Shaung; Kwon, Hyuck M.; Pham, Khanh D. (IEEE, 2016)
    This paper studies a jamming statistics-dependent frequency-hopping (FH) pattern generation scheme. Most existing FH patterns are determined by two encryption keys: (a) one for FH in the frequency domain, and (b) the other ...
  • Boundaries of Signal-to-Noise Ratio for Adaptive Code Modulations 

    Pinyoanuntapong, Krittetash; Goswami, Madhuprana; Habib, Ashfia Binte; Kwon, Hyuck M.; Pham, Khanh D. (IEEE, 2016)
    Adaptive code modulation (ACM) has been studied for last two decades to enhance the bandwidth and power efficiency in a bandwidth-constrained and power-constrained communication system environment. This paper studies how ...
  • Effective assignment and assistance to software developers and reviewers 

    Zanjani, Motahareh Bahrami (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016)
    Human reliance and dominance are ubiquitous in sustaining a high-quality large software system. Automatically assigning the right solution providers to the maintenance task at hand is arguably as important as providing the ...
  • Message passing for analysis and resilient design of self-healing interdependent cyber-physical networks 

    Behfarnia, Ali; Eslami, Ali (IEEE, 2016)
    Coupling cyber and physical systems gives rise to numerous engineering challenges and opportunities. An important challenge is the contagion of failure from one system to another, that can lead to large scale cascading ...
  • Towards cloud-based crowd-augmented spectrum mapping for dynamic spectrum access 

    Janakaraj, Prabhu; Wang, Pu; Chen, Zheng (IEEE, 2016)
    Recently, large-scale spectrum measurements show that geo-location spectrum databases, as recommended by regulators (e.g., FCC, Ofcom, ECC) for TV white space (TVWS) discovery are notoriously inaccurate in Metropolitan ...
  • An auspicious secure processing technique for near field communication systems 

    Asaduzzaman, Abu; Mazumder, Shanta; Salinas Monroy, Salinas Monroy, Sergio A. Sergio A. (IEEE, 2016)
    The near field communication (NFC) technology helps save both time and power when compared with Bluetooth and other similar technologies. However, NFC is vulnerable to various networking attacks such as message modification. ...
  • Smartwatch-based keystroke inference attacks and context-aware protection mechanisms 

    Maiti, Anindya; Armbruster, Oscar; Jadliwala, Murtuza Shabbir; He, Jibo (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016)
    Wearable devices, such as smartwatches, are furnished with state-of-the-art sensors that enable a range of context-aware applications. However, malicious applications can misuse these sensors, if access is left unaudited. ...
  • Efficient secure outstanding of large-scale quadratic programs 

    Salinas Monroy, Sergio A.; Luo, Changqing; Liao, Weixian; Li, Pan (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016)
    The massive amount of data that is being collected by today's society has the potential to advance scientific knowledge and boost innovations. However, people often lack sufficient computing resources to analyze their ...
  • IPMC-actuated robotic fish 

    Chen, Zheng; Bart-Smith, Hilary; Tan, Xiaobo (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2015-05-07)
    Excellent swimmers, such as tuna, rays, and goldfish, take advantage of their flexible fins, compliant bodies, and swimming bladders to achieve fast, highly maneuverable, and energy-efficient locomotion. Ionic polymer-metal ...
  • A framework for QoS-aware traffic classification using semi-supervised machine learning in SDNs 

    Wang, Pu; Lin, Shih-Chun; Luo, Min (IEEE, 2016)
    In this paper, a QoS-aware traffic classification framework for software defined networks is proposed. Instead of identifying specific applications in most of the previous work of traffic classification, our approach ...
  • Simulating multisensor noninvasive blood glucose monitoring systems 

    Asaduzzaman, Abu; Samadarsinee, Soumyashree; Chidella, Kishore K. (IEEE, 2016)
    Diabetes and related complications are responsible for early death - one person in every 7 seconds. Long term and short term complications due to diabetes can be reduced through proper diet, physical exercise, and medication. ...
  • An efficient simulation method using VisualSim to assess autonomous power systems 

    Asaduzzaman, Abu; Moniruzzaman, Md; Chidella, Kishore K.; Tamtam, Perlekar (IEEE, 2016)
    Autonomous power system (APS) that exploits local renewable energy sources has potential to provide useful energy at lower costs when compared with conventional energy. Modern APS involves the control of renewable energy ...
  • QoS-aware adaptive routing in multi-layer hierarchical software defined networks: a reinforcement learning approach 

    Lin, Shih-Chun; Akyildiz, Ian F.; Wang, Pu; Luo, Min (IEEE, 2016)
    Software-defined networks (SDNs) have been recognized as the next-generation networking paradigm that decouples the data forwarding from the centralized control. To realize the merits of dedicated QoS provisioning and fast ...
  • A novel data logging framework to enhance security of cloud computing 

    Jain, Jainish Rajesh; Asaduzzaman, Abu (IEEE, 2016)
    Data-security is a remarkable hurdle to the vast embracement of Cloud utility. In this paper, we introduce a distinctly secured data logging framework to keep track of the genuine usage of end-user's information in the ...
  • Measuring client-server anonymity 

    Bagai, Rajiv; Lu, Huabo (Springer International Publishing, 2016)
    The primary intent of clients performing anonymous online tasks is to conceal the extent of their already encrypted communication with sensitive servers. We present an accurate method for evaluating the amount of anonymity ...
  • Life time analysis of distribution transformer using experimental design 

    Heidari-Kapourchali, Mohammad; Mohsenzadeh, Amin; Sepehry, Mojtaba; Aravinthan, Visvakumar; Pang, ChengZong (IEEE, 2016)
    This paper presents a 24 factorial design to analyze the joint effect of loading, cooling characteristics, ambient temperature, and Oil Time Constant (OTC) on transformer Loss of Life (LOL). Transformer LOL is calculated ...
  • Neuro-fuzzy based UPQC controller for power quality Improvement in micro grid system 

    Renduchintala, Uday Kishan; Pang, ChengZong (IEEE, 2016)
    This paper demonstrates the Power Quality enhancement of grid interactive micro grids. The Power Quality problem is addressed by Unified Power Quality Conditioner (UPQC) which provides a cooperative control on voltage ...
  • Impact of smart home management strategies on expected lifetime of transformer 

    Mohsenzadeh, Amin; Heidari-Kapourchali, Mohammad; Pang, ChengZong; Aravinthan, Visvakumar (IEEE, 2016)
    Low voltage transformers are the most important and expensive assets in a power distribution system. The life time of a mineral-oil-immersed transformer is decreased by raising the Hottest Spot Temperature (HST) in peak ...
  • Robust adaptive neural network control for PEM fuel cell 

    Abbaspour, Alireza; Khalilnejad, Arash; Chen, Zheng (Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved., 2016-11-26)
    This paper presents a robust neural network adaptive control for polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells (FCs). Since deviations between the partial pressure of hydrogen and oxygen in PEMFCs lead to serious membrane ...

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