ENGINEERING RESEARCH PAPERS

sensor 2016 IEEE PAPER




Security in Wireless Sensor Networks: Attacks and Solutions
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Abstract: To many thought provoking problems, Wireless Sensor Networks have become a feasible solution. However, the deployment of new technology without security has often proved to be immoderately dangerous. WSN have recently attracted a lot of interest to the

The use of multivariable wireless sensor data to early detect lameness in sheep
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Lameness is a clinical symptom of the painful disorder, which refers to the locomotion changes in sheep movement. These unbalanced movements result in a deviation from normal gait or posture. The footrot is considered one of the most significant causes of

Accuracy and Longevity of an Implantable Continuous Glucose Sensor in the PRECISE Study: A Prospective Multi-center Pivotal Trial
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The implantable, fluorescence based Eversense CGM system was accurate and stable over a six month period with a median sensor life of 149 days and a full scale MARD of 11.6%. Outcomes seem equal or better than competing CGM products currently on the market. In

Cluster Head Rotation in Wireless Sensor Network: A Simplified Approach
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Abstract Wireless sensor network (WSN) is a collection of sensor nodes deployed in the sensing space that coordinate wirelessly to communicate information to base station. In network layer, to ease communication overhead and to determine route from sensor node

Study on Power Saving Technologies in Wireless Body Sensor Network Systems
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Abstract. In this paper, we introduce the power saving techniques which can be used in the wireless body sensor network systems. In the wireless body sensor network systems, there are representatively two power saving techniques: transmission power control and low-

Thin, Flexible, and Stretchable Tactile Sensor Based on a Deformable Microwave Transmission Line
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Over the past decade, there have been numerous publications on tactile sensors and skins aimed at replicating the human sense of touch in applications such as robotics, healthcare, and prosthetics. A variety of technologies are used, with the dominant ones being

The effect of elevated water sample temperature on the performance of a custom-developed colorimetric arsenic sensor
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Abstract A custom-developed colorimetric device is presented for arsenic ion detection in drinking water. The device utilizes standard reagents, which are used in arsenic field-testing kits, in its custom microfluidic system. The response for arsenic concentrations is linear in

Design and Characterization of a Micro-scale Calorimetric Flow Rate Sensorfor Sweat Hydration Detection
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Abstract Studying sweat and its contents can reveal important information regarding human physiology. Although sweat conductivity is a good indication for hydration status, it is known that the sweat rate affects the sweat concentration hence the conductivity. Therefore,

Data Gathering Protocol for Reducing Energy Utilisation in a Wireless SensorNetwork
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ABSTRACT Energy is a main issue in wireless sensor networks (WSN) that function on limited power supplies like batteries. Minimisation of energy utilisation is a promising area of research in WSN. However, energy utilisation of partitioning data still remains a

ZBP1/DAI is an innate sensor of influenza virus triggering the NLRP3 inflammasome and programmed cell death pathways
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The interferon (IFN)–inducible protein Z-DNA binding protein 1 [ZBP1; also known as DNA- dependent activator of IFN regulatory factors (DAI) and DLM-1] was identified as a double- stranded DNA sensor, which instigates innate immune responses. However, this

A new stable election-based routing algorithm to preserve aliveness and energy in fog-supported wireless sensor networks
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Abstract:One of the current key challenges in wireless sensor networks is the development of routing protocols that provide stable cluster-head election, while prolonging network lifetime by saving energy. In this contribution, a new Stable Election Protocol (SEP),

Validation of the Polyacrylic acid/Glassy Carbon Differential Pulse Anodic Stripping Voltammetric Sensor for Simultaneous Analysis of Lead (II), Cadmium (II)
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Electrochemical sensor validation ensures that the determination procedure employed for a specific test is suitable for its intended use. Accuracy and precision, linearity, range, limits of detection and quantification validation parameters were determined for the Polyacrylic

Novel Integrated System of RFID Tag and Self-Powered Oxygen SensorIndicator
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Abstract. Recently, the combination of passive RFID tags with sensors has been absolutely required in various fields as well as distribution. In this study, we develop a novel sensor- type oxygen indicator based on a battery, which changes both color and electric signals

Hand Waving Gesture Detection using a Far-infrared Sensor Array with Thermo-spatial Region of Interest
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Abstract: We propose a method of hand waving gesture detection using a far-infrared sensor array. The far-infrared sensor array captures the spatial distribution of temperature as a thermal image by detecting far-infrared waves emitted from heat sources. The advantage

Image Products from the new hyperspectral sensor DESIS
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JACIE, Fort Worth, TX, USA J. Avbelj et al. Image products from the new hyperspectral sensor DESIS 14.04.2016 DLR.de Chart 2 JACIE, Fort Worth, TX, USA J. Avbelj et al. Image

Distributed Federated Kalman Filter Fusion Over Multi-Sensor Unreliable Networked Systems
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Abstract:This paper is concerned with the problem of distrib-uted federated Kalman filter fusion (DFKFF) for a class of multisensor unreliable networked systems (MUNSs) with uncorrelated noises. An optimal DFKFF algorithm of MUNSs without buffer is presented,

Driver Identification Using Automobile Sensor Data from a Single Turn
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Abstract:As automotive electronics continue to advance, cars are becoming more and more reliant on sensors to perform everyday driving operations. These sensors are omnipresent and help the car navigate, reduce accidents, and provide comfortable rides.

Detection of extracellular vesicles on a magnetoresistive sensor platform
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Hybrid Wireless Sensor Networks: Theory and Design
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Hybrid wireless sensor networks consist of wireless networks (such as cellular network) and wireless sensor networks, such network is important to overcome the limitations of conventional sensor network where transmission range and data rate are quite limited.

3-D Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor-on-a-Chip
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Abstract:A fully integrated 3-D ultrasonic fingerprint sensor-on-a-chip is presented. The device consists of a 110× 56 piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducer (PMUT) array bonded at the wafer level to custom readout electronics fabricated in a 180-nm

Smart Irrigation System using FPGA based Wireless Sensor Network
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Abstract-This paper describes the design of a smart wireless sensor network (WSN) for an agricultural environment. For efficient water management in agricultural area proposed work develops sensor-based irrigation systems that offer a potential solution to support

Effects of inoculation sources on the enrichment and performance of anode bacterial consortia in sensor typed microbial fuel cells
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AIMS Bioengineering, 3(1): 60-74. DOI: 10.3934/bioeng.2016.1.60 Received: 20 September 2015 Accepted: 05 January 2016 Published: 07 January 2016 Effects of inoculation sources on the enrichment and performance of Phuong Tran 1 Linh Nguyen 1 Huong

A Multi (bio) sensor Acquisition System With Integrated Processor, Power Management, 8 x 8 LED Drivers, and Simultaneously Synchronized ECG, BIO-Z, GSR, and
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Abstract:A battery-powered multisensor acquisition system with five dedicated channels is presented. It includes an ARM Cortex M0, analog

Energy Efficient Clustering Algorithm for Decreasing Energy Consumption and Delay in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN)
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ABSTRACT: In recent years, there has been increasing research interest in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). WSN consist of small nodes with sensing, processing and wireless communications capabilities. Wireless Sensor network's key issue is developing energy-

Detection and Discrimination of Bioanalytes by Means of Colorimetric SensorArray Based on Unmodified Gold and Silver Nanoparticles
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Abstract A new approach for sensing bioanalytes utilizing unmodified noble metal nanoparticles to fabricate a colorimetric sensor array is described. In this array, a series of gold and silver nanoparticles with various sizes whose color change based on the

Evaluation of a PID Wireless Sensor Network for Monitoring VOCs near Oil and Gas Production Sites Draft Final Report
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1.1 Background The development of unconventional formations such, as shale, has increased rapidly in the last decade. Consequently, the oil and gas produced from this development has greatly impacted the energy sector and it is predicted to continue for a

Highly Sensitive Amperometric Sensor for the Determination of Glucose at Histidine Stabilized Copper Nanospheres Decorated Multi-Walled Carbon
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Uniform sized copper nanospheres (CuNSs) were deposited at functionalised multiwalled carbon nanotubes (f-MWCNTs) modified glassy carbon electrode (GCE) through a simple electrochemical method. Here, biomolecule (histidine) is used as stabilizing agent for the

Multiview Cauchy Estimator Feature Embedding for Depth and Inertial Sensor-Based Human Action Recognition
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Abstract:The ever-growing popularity of Kinect and inertial sensors has prompted intensive research efforts on human action recognition. Since human actions can be characterized by multiple feature representations extracted from Kinect and inertial sensors, multiview

Fabrication of Flexible Micro pH Sensor for use in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell
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Proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) performance and the life of internal components are affected by the acidic environment. When the operating temperature of fuel cell and the relative humidity is too high, the working efficiency of the fuel cell will

Literature Review on Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks
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Abstract-Many Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) application depends on collection service to route data packets towards sink node. When it comes to find location we just can't rely on the location scheme with just connectivity information algorithm only. An efficient algorithm is

Sensor Tracked Points and HMM Based Classifier for Human Action Recognition
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Abstract This paper describes Hidden Markov Model Based (HMM) human activity recognition system (HAR). 31 participants were used to track various aggressive activities such as running in anger, carrying a weapon and charging towards a person. Each

Flexible software for the elimination of the markers used in the analysis of human posture through kinect sensor.
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Abstract From a cibernetic approach, the body system can be defined like a net of structural and functional related subsystems with motor equifinality inside the concept of balance, energetic economy and comfort: therefore the ideal posture is the one that allows the

LEO: scheduling sensor inference algorithms across heterogeneous mobile processors and network resources
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Abstract Mobile apps that use sensors to monitor user behavior often employ resource heavy inference algorithms that make computational offloading a common practice. However, existing schedulers/offloaders typically emphasize one primary offloading

Various Optimization techniques used in Wireless Sensor Networks
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Abstract-This paper describes the concept of optimization techniques in Wireless Sensor Networks. Optimization techniques used in wireless sensor networks for minimize energy consumption and for solve routing problems. Energy efficiency, task allocation, node

Band 3 Erythrocyte Membrane Protein Acts as Redox Stress Sensor Leading to Its Phosphorylation by p 72 Syk
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In erythrocytes, the regulation of the redox sensitive Tyr phosphorylation of band 3 and its functions are still partially defined. A role of band 3 oxidation in regulating its own phosphorylation has been previously suggested. The current study provides evidences to

Healthcare Analysis via Wireless Sensor Network
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ABSTRACT Wireless body area networks (WBANs) are emerging as important networks, applicable in various fields. Development in low-power integrated circuits, ultra-low-power RF (radio frequency) technology, wireless communications and micro sensors permitted

Optical Pixel Sensor of Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Thin-Film Transistor Free of Variations in Ambient Illumination
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Abstract:This paper presents a primary color optical pixel sensor circuit that utilizes hydrogenated amorphous silicon thinfilm transistors (TFTs). To minimize the effect of ambient light on the sensing result of optical sensor circuit, the proposed sensor circuit

Design Sensor-less PID Filter Controller for First Order Delays System
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Abstract The dynamics of a first order delay system is highly nonlinear, time variant, uncertain and coupling effects. The main objectives to control of first order delay system are time response and acceleration measurements. The problem of acceleration

Cetylpyridinium-tetraiodomercurate PVC Membrane Sensor for Determination of Iodide in Water Samples and Pharmaceutical Preparation
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A new PVC membrane sensor for iodide has been investigated. The PVC sensor is composed of cetylpyridinium (CP)-tetraiodomercurate (HgI4-2) as counter ion in a plasticizer solvent. The PVC membrane showed a near Nernstian response in the range 1× 10-2 M-5

SPR based cone tapered fiber optic chemical sensor for the detection of low water in ethanol
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Abstract. In this paper a cone tapered surface plasmon resonance (SPR) based chemical fiber sensor is fabricated and demonstrated for the detection of low water content in ethanol. Here the 11nm thickness of Aluminum (Al) is used to coat tip of probe to generate

Performance Improvement in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks
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ABSTRACT Wireless sensor and actor network is a heterogeneous network in which actor nodes enjoy higher capabilities of sensing, transmitting, and processing. The collaboration of actor nodes with the sensor nodes has significant advantages compare to traditional

Future strategic plan analysis for integrating distributed renewable generation to smart grid through wireless sensor network: Malaysia prospect
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Selective Recognition of Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride Based on Molecular Imprinted Sensor via Electrochemical Copolymerization of Pyrrole and o-
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A simple and reliable method was proposed for rapid detecting ciprofloxacin, based on molecularly imprinted technology. The molecularly imprinted ciprofloxacin hydrochloride (CPX) sensor was prepared by electropolymerization of pyrrole (Py) and o-

Hierarchical Span-Based Conditional Random Fields for Labeling and Segmenting Events in Wearable Sensor Data Streams
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Abstract The field of mobile health (mHealth) has the potential to yield new insights into health and behavior through the analysis of continuously recorded data from wearable health and activity sensors. In this paper, we present a hierarchical span-based

A Novel Approach for Detection of Sybil Attack in Wireless Sensor Networks
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ABSTRACT Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) have gained tremendous popularity and importance in today's world due to their simple technology and versatility of applications. Due to their wireless configurations,, they can be used in vast field of applications such as

Heavy Metal Ion Detection in Water using MEMS Based Sensor
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Abstract Today most of the countries facing many environmental problems out of which water pollution are extremely hazards and world s most of the countries facing enormous challenges to solve this. Water pollution due to Heavy Metal Ions (HMIs) is a global issue

Spider silk thread as a fiber optic chemical sensor
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Several research teams have recently highlighted the potential of using silk as an optical material. Through a regeneration process, it is possible to obtain silk films made from fibers of silk cocoons, by casting a silk fibron solution on an appropriate surface. These

Using capacitive switch cum sensor made of reclaimed materials for preventing overloading and conserving energy in a modern driverless public transport
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Abstract-This proposed system is an autonomous public transport and it eliminates the need of any driver. Thus, any human error is ruled out. In this project microcontroller has been used as CPU. Whenever the public transport arrives at the station it stops automatically, as

PERFOERMANCE OF MOBILITY AWARE ENERGY EFFICIENT CONGESTION CONTROL IN MOBILE WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK BY WLAECH
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The wireless sensor networks are comprised of self dependent sensors that imply a sharing technique to watch over the physical attributes like pressure, sound, temperature vibrations this information is shared with the main stations. The devices are used for

Improved Cluster Head Selection For Energy Efficient Data Aggregation InSensor Networks
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Abstract Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) are a challenging emerging technology due to their scope, low processing power, and associated low energy. WSN routing differs from conventional routing in fixed networks. It lacks infrastructure, has unreliable wireless links,

Obstacle Detection And Object Size Measurement For Autonomous Mobile Robot Using Sensor
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Abstract-Sensors of different types are often fused to acquire information which cannot be acquired by a one sensor. Sensor fusion is applicable for mobile robots for object detection and navigation. The techniques is been developed so far for detecting an obstacle are

A Facile Hydrazine Amperometric Sensor Based on a Glassy Carbon Electrode Modified with Au Nanoparticles-MnO2 Composites
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A facile hydrazine sensor based on Au nanoparticles-MnO2 composite on the glassy carbon electrode (Au/MnO2/GCE) was directly obtained by electrochemical deposition approach. The prepared modified electrode presented good oxidation peak currents of hydrazine in

Wireless Power Transfer for Distributed Estimation in Sensor Networks
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Abstract This paper studies power allocation for distributed estimation of an unknown scalar random source in sensor networks with a multipleantenna fusion center (FC), where wireless sensors are equipped with radio-frequency based energy harvesting technology.

A 10 mm 3 Inductive Coupling Radio for Syringe-Implantable Smart Sensor Nodes
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Abstract:We present a near-field radio system for a millimeter-scale wireless smart sensor node that is implantable through a 14-gauge syringe needle. The proposed system integrates a radio system on chip and a magnetic antenna on a glass substrate within a

Communication Aware Optimal Sensor Motion Coordination for Source Localization
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Abstract:This paper is concerned with optimal mobile sensor motion coordination for source localization and tracking, taking into account of communication constraints. It is well known that this is a constrained nonlinear optimization problem. The usual way to solve

In-situ sensor network for microclimate and urban energy modeling and validation
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ABSTRACT Urban development results in substantial changes to the climate variables (eg, temperature, wind movement), statistically differing from those of the surrounding area, which is referred as microclimate. In particular, urban heat island is a prominent

Silver Nanoparticle Impregnated Porous Carbon as a Nonenzymatic Hydrogen Peroxide Sensor
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In this work, a non-enzymatic hydrogen peroxide sensor has successfully been realized based on Ag nanoparticles doped carbon modified carbon paste electrode (AgNPs/C-CPE) in pH= 7 phosphate buffer solution (PBS). The Ag nanoparticles doped carbon composites

Advances in Capturing Child Fingerprints: A High Resolution CMOS ImageSensor with SLDR Method1
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Abstract: The use of biometrics technology for person identification has become prevalent due to several innovations as a result of research and development in this field. The purpose of this study is to find a solution which realizes newborn and infant (younger than 12

target Data Association in Binary Sensor Networks for Ambulant Care Support
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Abstract:Numerous applications of home automation, security and ambulant medical care use binary sensors such as passive infrared motion sensors or light barriers to monitor activity in the house. While the data of individual sensors does not facilitate the recognition

Busting Myths of Energy Models for Wireless Sensor Networks
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Abstract hen developing and validating algorithms and protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks, simulations provide valuable insights that would be impractical to gather from real world experimental deployments. For these simulations to be meaningful, realistic models

Bag-of-Features Acoustic Event Detection for Sensor Networks
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Page 1. Bag-of-Features Acoustic Event Detection for Sensor Networks Page 2. Axel Plinge BoF AED in Sensor Networks 1/14 Motivation Acoustic Sensor Networks (ASNs) are increasingly available: smartphones, laptops, hearing aids,

A Novel Iron (III) Potentiometric Sensor Based on (E)-N'-((2-hydroxynaphthalen-3-yl) methylene) benzohydrazide
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Here, we report the design and application of a new PVC membrane electrode, based on (E)- N'-((2-hydroxynaphthalen-3-yl) methylene) benzohydrazide as a reliable complexing agent, for determination of iron (III) ion. The electrode illustrates an excellent Nernstian slope of

A Sensor Cloud Based Traffic Control System Using War State
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Abstract Congestion control is one of the most important factors in ensuring secure traffic. This paper is a study of Congestion Control in War State Battle Field using cloud sensor for collision detection and prevention. Cloud sensor uses common parameters such as total

Demand feeding system using an infrared light sensor for brown-marbled grouper juveniles, epinephelus fuscoguttatus
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ABSTRACT In general, demand feeding devices are equipped with a mechanical trigger switch. Such a switch is not suitable for juvenile fish with a small body size, because the body weight is insufficient to trigger the feeder. An infrared light sensor that does not

A VCO Based Highly Digital Temperature Sensor With 0.034° C/mV Supply Sensitivity
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Abstract:A self-referenced VCO-based temperature sensor with reduced supply sensitivity is presented. The proposed sensor converts temperature information to frequency and then into digital bits. A novel sensing technique is proposed in which temperature information is

Enhancing Three-Hop Routing Protocol to Raise the High Throughput and Reducing packet Delay Using wireless Sensor Network
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ABSTRACT:-A Hybrid wireless network is the combination of both mobile ad-hoc networks and infrastructure wireless networks which is used to improve the performance of our network. The routing protocols are used to combine the ad-hoc transmission mode with

Understanding city traffic dynamics utilizing sensor and textual observations
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Abstract Understanding speed and travel-time dynamics in response to various city related events is an important and challenging problem. Sensor data (numerical) containing average speed of vehicles passing through a road segment can be interpreted in terms of

Vacuum packaged low-power resonant MEMS strain sensor
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Abstract:This paper describes a technical approach toward the realization of a low-power temperature-compensated micromachined resonant strain sensor. The sensor design is based on two identical and orthogonally-oriented resonators where the differential

Robust Data Compression Model for Linear Signal Data in the Wireless SensorNetworks
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ABSTRACT--The data compression is one of the popular power efficiency methods for the lifetime improvement of the sensor networks. The wavelet based signal decomposition for data compression, entropy encoding or arithmetic encoding like methods are being used

Development of Fibre Polymer Sensor Reeds for Saxophone and Clarinet
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ABSTRACT Electronic pickup systems for acoustic instruments are often used in popular and contemporary music performances because they allow amplification and modification of a clean and direct signal. Strain gauge sensors on saxophone and clarinet reeds have

Development of Wireless Sensor Network as an Application in Aerostats
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Abstract: This paper presents wireless sensor network (WSN) for health monitoring system of Aerostats. The paper discusses Aerostat and its health monitoring system; requirements and significance of wireless sensor network for the purpose of data monitoring and control. It

Tetraaza Protonated 2, 15-dihydroxy-3, 7, 10, 14-tetraazabicyclo [14.3. 1] icosane-1 (20), 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 18-heptaene cation as Chemo Sensor, pH Indicator and
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Abstract New macro cyclic anionic complex have been synthesized and characterized by various analyses. These complexes are water soluble and show prominence in various applications such as Chemo Sensor. pH indicator and DNA Cleaver. The pH dependent

Synthesis and characterization of ZnO/CuO nanocomposite for humiditysensor application
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Abstract Metal oxide nanomaterials shows variety of applications in the field of optoelectronics, semiconductors, catalysis, coatings, solar cells, ceramics, spintronic, biological and sensors. Present paper deals with ZnO/CuO nanocomposite material

A Highly Selective Colorimetric Sensor for Cysteine in Water Solution and Bovine Serum Albumin
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A simple colorimetric sensor, 2-bromonaphthalene-1, 4-dione, has been developed for the Cysteine detection. The sensor showed its best performance in a mixture of ethanol and HEPES (5: 5, v/v) solution at pH of 7.0. The results of UV-vis and fluorescence indicated

SPR sensor platform based on a novel metal bilayer applied on D–shaped plastic optical fibers for refractive index measurements in the range 1.38–1.42
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Abstract:A surface plasmon resonance (SPR) sensor based on a D–shaped plastic optical fiber (POF) and a palladium/gold (Pd/Au) bilayer was designed, implemented and characterized. The platform was properly thought to work in the 1.38–1.42 refractive index

A Survey of Various Algorithms to Detect Black Hole Attack in Wireless SensorNetwork
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Abstract-In today's world, wireless sensor network has numerous applications in military, health and environmental areas due to ease of use and having ability to withstand harsh environmental conditions. These networls are selfadministered network in which nodes

Enhancing Network Lifetime of a Wireless Sensor Network Using Swarm Intelligence
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Abstract A Wireless Sensor Network is a resource constrained, cooperative, self-organized, distributed network consisting of large no. of small Sensor Nodes generally deployed in unattended and harsh environments. Each Sensor Node connected to the Network

Research of Wireless Sensor Monitoring Network of Melon Fly under Different Temperatures and Other Environmental Conditions
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Abstract: In order to achieve multi-point, highly efficient and real-time wireless transmission of data about melon fly monitoring under various temperatures and other variable environmental conditions, this paper proposes and builds a model of a melon fly

Lighting for circadian health: survey module and non-invasive open-source wearable sensor system
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Abstract: This project had two primary objectives:(1) develop a lighting and circadian health module for CBE's Occupant IEQ survey for use as an ASHRAE/USGBC/CIBSE Performance Measurement Protocol for commercial building basic level assessment; and (2) conduct a