The first law of time travel: The Time Machine and thermodynamics.
Presentation / Conference
Alder, E. (2013, April)
The first law of time travel: The Time Machine and thermodynamics. Paper presented at British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference, University of Cardiff
Critical analyses of H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine (1895) have attended closely to themes of biology, such as evolutionary degeneration, but those of physics have not been tr...
ELM based algorithms for acoustic template matching in home automation scenarios: Advancements and performance analysis
della Porta, G., Principi, E., Ferroni, G., Squartini, S., Hussain, A., & Piazza, F. (2016)
ELM based algorithms for acoustic template matching in home automation scenarios: Advancements and performance analysis. In Recent Advances in Nonlinear Speech Processing, (159-168). Springer International Publishing Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28109-4_16
Speech and sound recognition in home automation scenarios has been gaining an increasing interest in the last decade. One interesting approach addressed in the literature is b...
Holmes, P. (2013)
HD Video, shelf and polyurethane mesh. Black and white, silent.
In this piece, the artist performs facial work-out exercises in big close-up and extreme slow-motion. The hi...
Thick film electronic ceramic sensors for civil structures health monitoring
Jabir, S. A. A. Thick film electronic ceramic sensors for civil structures health monitoring. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4475
Buildings, roads, bridges and structures in general suffer many kinds of damages due to overstress caused by settlements of foundations, high winds, dynamic forces, passing tr...
Machine vision approach for automating vegetation detection on railway tracks.
Yella, S., Nyberg, R., Payvar, B., Dougherty, M., & Gupta, N. K. (2013)
Machine vision approach for automating vegetation detection on railway tracks. Journal of Intelligent Systems, 22, 179-196. https://doi.org/10.1515/jisys-2013-0017
The presence of vegetation on railway tracks (amongst other issues) threatens track safety and longevity. However, vegetation inspections in Sweden (and elsewhere in the world...
A Learning-based Vehicle-Trajectory Generation Method for Vehicular Networking
Zhao, L., Liu, Y., Al-Dubai, A., Tan, Z., Min, G., & Xu, L. (2019)
A Learning-based Vehicle-Trajectory Generation Method for Vehicular Networking. https://doi.org/10.1109/HPCC/SmartCity/DSS.2019.00082
With the rapid development of mobile applications, networking technologies have been constantly evolved to offer a more convenient way of sharing information and online-commun...
A Self-Organizing Memory Neural Network for Aerosol Concentration Prediction
Liu, Q., Zou, Y., & Liu, X. (2019)
A Self-Organizing Memory Neural Network for Aerosol Concentration Prediction. Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 119(3), 617-637. https://doi.org/10.32604/cmes.2019.06272
Haze-fog, which is an atmospheric aerosol caused by natural or man-made factors, seriously affects the physical and mental health of human beings. PM2.5 (a particulate matter ...
Three-Dimensional Local Energy-Based Shape Histogram (3D-LESH): A Novel Feature Extraction Technique
Wajid, S. K., Hussain, A., & Huang, K. (2018)
Three-Dimensional Local Energy-Based Shape Histogram (3D-LESH): A Novel Feature Extraction Technique. Expert Systems with Applications, 112, 388-400. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2017.11.057
In this paper, we present a novel feature extraction technique, termed Three-Dimensional Local Energy-Based Shape Histogram (3D-LESH), and exploit it to detect breast cancer i...
A strategy for semantic integrity enforcement in a parallel database machine
McCarroll, N., & Kerridge, J. (1994)
A strategy for semantic integrity enforcement in a parallel database machine. In Directions in Databases: 12th British National Conference on Databases, BNCOD 12 Guildford, United Kingdom, July 6–8, 1994 Proceedings, 137-152. https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-58235-5_40
Semantic integrity constraints represent knowledge about data with which a relational database must be consistent. To enforce semantic integrity we must ensure that transactio...
Control of a large massively parallel database machine using SQL catalogue extensions, and a DSDL in preference to an operating system
Unwalla, M., & Kerridge, J. (1992)
Control of a large massively parallel database machine using SQL catalogue extensions, and a DSDL in preference to an operating system. In Advanced Database Systems: 10th British National Conference on Databases, BNCOD 10 Aberdeen, Scotland, July 6–8, 1992 Proceedings, 138-155. https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-55693-1_36
The IDIOMS parallel database machine supports large applications where integrated OLTP and MIS is required. It can be considered a relational engine, and SQL is used as the MI...