Enabling Rich Applications and Reliable Data Collection in Embedded Wireless Networks with Low-Footprint Devices

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Following the remarkable developments in computing and wireless communication technologies, there has been a rapid proliferation of mobile and embedded computing systems and applications that are becoming ubiquitous in all aspects of modern life, including the enterprise world, the entertainment world as well as in common Continue reading

Distributed Sensor Nodes Charged by Mobile Charger with Directional Antenna and by Energy Trading for Balancing

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Provision of energy to wireless sensor networks is crucial for their sustainable operation. Sensor nodes are typically equipped with batteries as their operating energy sources. However, when the sensor nodes are sited in almost inaccessible locations, Continue reading

Development of Sliding Mode Controller for a Modified Boost Cuk Converter Configuration

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This paper introduces a sliding mode control (SMC)-based equivalent control method to a novel high output gain Cuk converter. An additional inductor and capacitor improves the efficiency and output gain of the classical Cuk converter. Classical Continue reading

Real Time Air Quality Reporting System

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This paper presents a project entitled Real Time Air Quality Reporting System, which can detect readings of the air pollution index (API) in the surrounding area of the device is connected with a cheaper cost compared detector system air pollution Continue reading

Performance Analysis Of Low-power, Short-range Wireless Transceivers

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To address the various emerging standards like Bluetooth TM, Home RF, Wi-fi TM (IEEE 802.11), ZigBee TM etc., in the field of wireless communications, different transceivers have been designed to operate at various frequencies such as Continue reading

An Integrated Testbed for Cooperative Perception with Heterogeneous Mobile and Static Sensors

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Cooperation among devices with different sensing, computing and communication capabilities provides interesting possibilities in a growing number of problems and applications including domotics (domestic robotics), environmental monitoring Continue reading

A New HLA-based Distributed Control Architecture for Agricultural Teams of Robots in Hybrid Applications with Real and Simulated Devices or Environments

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The control architecture is one of the most important part of agricultural robotics and other robotic systems. Furthermore its importance increases when the system involves a group of heterogeneous robots that should cooperate to achieve a global goal. A new Continue reading

A Tactile Sensor Network System Using a Multiple Sensor Platform with a Dedicated CMOS-LSI for Robot Applications

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Robot tactile sensation can enhance human–robot communication in terms of safety, reliability and accuracy. The final goal of our project is to widely cover a robot body with a large number of tactile sensors, which has significant advantages such as accurate Continue reading

Random Finite Set based Bayesian Filtering with OpenCL in a Heterogeneous Platform

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While most filtering approaches based on random finite sets have focused on improving performance, in this paper, we argue that computation times are very important in order to enable real-time applications such as pedestrian detection. Towards this goal, Continue reading

Mechatronic Development and Vision Feedback Control of a Nanorobotics Manipulation System inside SEM for Nanodevice Assembly

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Carbon nanotubes (CNT) have been developed in recent decades for nanodevices such as nanoradios, nanogenerators, carbon nanotube field effect transistors (CNTFETs) and so on, indicating that the application of CNTs for nanoscale electronics may play Continue reading

Evaluating the Impact of Max Transition Constraint Variations on Power Reduction Capabilities in Cell-Based Designs

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Power optimization is a very important and challenging step in the physical design flow, and it is a critical success factor of an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) chip. Many techniques are used by the place and route (P&R) electronic design Continue reading