Lecturer in Urban Innovation Dynamics
Research Fellow, Module Leader
Mocanu, D. C., Bou Ammar, H., Puig, L., Eaton, E., & Liotta, A. (2017). Estimating 3D trajectories from 2D projections via disjunctive factored four-way conditional restricted Boltzmann machines. Pattern Recognition, 69, 325-335. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2017.04.017
Estimation, recognition, and near-future prediction of 3D trajectories based on their two dimensional projections available from one camera source is an exceptionally difficul...
Mirza, A. F., See, C. H., Danjuma, I. M., Asif, R., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Noras, J. M., …Excell, P. S. (2017). An Active Microwave Sensor for Near Field Imaging. IEEE Sensors Journal, 17(9), 2749-2757. https://doi.org/10.1109/jsen.2017.2673961
Near field imaging using microwaves in medical applications is of great current interest for its capability and accuracy in identifying features of interest, in comparison wit...
See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Mirza, A. F., McEwan, N. J., Excell, P. S., & Balzano, Q. (2017). Mathematical Model for Calibration of Potential Detection of Nonlinear Responses in Biological Media Exposed to RF Energy. The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, 32(1), 1-7
An efficient way to test for potential unsymmetrical nonlinear responses in biological tissue samples exposed to a microwave signal is to observe the second harmonic in a cavi...
V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation
The challenge that climate change poses to humanity and the natural environment is critical and well documented. Faced with such an unprecedented challenge, three responses are needed: drastic cuts in...
This project aims to develop an e-policy platform augmented with a toolbox of applications and online services, which will assist national and regional authorities in the EU in elaborating or revising...
The project is to investigate & model travel behaviour & investigate attitudes for HH in Saudi Arabia (SA) taking. Although there have been a large number of research investigations in the area of tr...
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The quest for improved and sustainable living within the urban city has been sustained by a new concept called “Smart cities”. It is a representation of the urban model which ...
Senior Research Fellow
Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Professor of Data Science and Intelligent Systems
Mora, L., & Bolici, R. (2016). How to Become a Smart City: Learning from Amsterdam. In A. Bisello, D. Vettorato, R. Stephens, & P. Elisei (Eds.), Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions; Green Energy and Technology, 251-266. Bolzano/Bozen, Italy: BioMed Central. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-44899-2_15
This exploratory study has been carried out to better understand the development process of strategies that allow large European cities to become smart. This aim is achieved t...
Pang, F., Ai, G., Yin, J., Ma, Y., Hu, C., Cui, J., …Abd-Alhameed, R. A. (2016). Conical beam monopole antenna design for Chinese area positioning system. Progress in Electromagnetics Research C: PIER C, 68, 193-200. https://doi.org/10.2528/pierc16083005
This article describes the operational principle of the satellite-based Chinese Area Positioning System (CAPS) and proposes a monopole antenna for a large anchored buoy platfo...
Elfergani, I. T. E., Hussaini, A. S., Rodriguez, J., Ali, A. H., See, C. H., & Abd-Alhameed, R. A. (2016). A compact and broadband balun design for LTE applications. Progress in electromagnetics research B: PIER B, 67, 85-95. https://doi.org/10.2528/pierc16071805
In this paper, a compact wideband planar balun is studied and investigated. The proposed balun comprises a broadband Wilkinson divider followed by non-coupled lines to attain ...
Mocanu, D. C., Mocanu, E., Nguyen, P. H., Gibescu, M., & Liotta, A. (2016). A topological insight into restricted Boltzmann machines. Machine Learning, 104(2-3), 243-270. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10994-016-5570-z
Restricted Boltzmann Machines (RBMs) and models derived from them have been successfully used as basic building blocks in deep artificial neural networks for automatic feature...
Mora, L. & Bolici, R. (2016). The development process of smart city strategies: the case of Barcelona. In Rajaniemi, J. (Ed.). Re-city: future city - combining disciplines, 155-181. Tampere, Finland: Tampere University of Technology, School of Architecture. ISBN 978-952-15-3624-3
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Bosman, H. H., Iacca, G., Tejada, A., Wörtche, H. J., & Liotta, A. (2017). Spatial anomaly detection in sensor networks using neighborhood information. Information Fusion, 33, 41-56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.inffus.2016.04.007
The field of wireless sensor networks (WSNs), embedded systems with sensing and networking capability, has now matured after a decade-long research effort and technological ad...
Mora, L., & Bolici, R. (2015). Urban regeneration in the digital era: how to develop smart city strategies in large European cities. Techne. Journal of Technology for Architecture and Environment, 5(2), 110-119
The study documented in this paper has been carried out in order to
acquire new knowledge concerning the development processes of smart city strategies. This aim has been achi...
Plihal, H., Kretschmer, F., Ali, M. T. B., See, C. H., Romanova, A., Horoshenkov, K. V., & Ertl, T. (2016). A novel method for rapid inspection of sewer networks: combining acoustic and optical means. Urban Water Journal, 13(1), 3-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/1573062x.2015.1076857
Operation and maintenance of the public sewer system represent key tasks for an operator. Condition assessment is usually conducted by conventional closed circuit television (...
Alwis, L., Sun, T., & T.V. Grattan, K. (2015). Optical Fibre Refractive Index Sensor in a Hybrid Fibre Grating Configuration. Procedia Engineering, 120, 11-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.08.555
A temperature compensated Refractive Index (RI) sensor incorporating a Long Period Grating (LPG) and a Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) in a series configuration has been developed a...
Elfergani, I. T., Hussaini, A. S., Rodriguez, J., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., See, C. H., Jan, N., …McEwan, N. J. (2014). Compact and closely spaced tunable printed F-slot multiple-input–multiple-output antenna system for portable wireless applications with efficient diversity. IET Science, Measurements and Technology, 8(6), 359-369. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-smt.2013.0276
In this work, miniaturised tunable two-antenna multiple-input–multiple-output (MIMO) systems composed of printed F-slot shaped are developed to operate in the global positioni...
Ghani, A., See, C. H., & Usman Ali, S. M. U. (2014). Step forward to map fully parallel energy efficient cortical columns on field programmable gate arrays. IET Science, Measurements and Technology, 8(6), 432-440. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-smt.2014.0004
This study presents energy and area-efficient hardware architectures to map fully parallel cortical columns on reconfigurable platform - field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs)...
Tarparelli, R., Iovine, R., La Spada, L., & Vegni, L. (2014). Surface plasmon resonance of nanoshell particles with PMMA-graphene core. COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 33(6), 2016-2029. doi:10.1108/compel-11-2013-0351
The purpose of this paper is to contribute an analytical and numerical study of a new type of nanoshell particles operating in the visible regime.
The structure consists of a ...
COMPASS will investigate ICT solutions for improving passenger co-modality for long-distiance, rural and urban travel.
Researching and drafting of a case study on exploring emerging ICT-enabled governance models in EU Cities: City of Manchester
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
The overall aim of the SURegen consortium is to undertake research to develop a prototype Regeneration Simulator Workbench (RSW) that meets the decision-making challenges that Sustainable Urban Regene...
Economic and Social Research Council
Previous evidence-based reviews of neighbourhood renewal have suggested, ‘learning from what works’ provides the means to close the skills gap and raise the competencies of the core occupations respon...
The aim of this research is to identify and quantify the changes to driver behaviour, with a specific emphasis on safety, that result f...
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
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