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An embedded real-time pedestrian detection system using an infrared camera.

Conference Proceeding
Walczyk, R., Armitage, A., & Binnie, D. (2010)
An embedded real-time pedestrian detection system using an infrared camera. In IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC 2009)https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2009.1716
An FPGA-based implementation of a pedestrian detection system using thermal infrared imaging is presented. The main feature of the processing platform is its ability to detec...

The dynamic decode-and-forward channel: SNR allocation.

Conference Proceeding
Maagh, S., Sharp, J., & Binnie, D. (2013)
The dynamic decode-and-forward channel: SNR allocation. In Telecommunications forum: TELFOR 2013, (319-322). https://doi.org/10.1109/TELFOR.3013.6716234
In the half-duplex relay channel applying the decode-and-forward protocol the relay introduces energy over random time intervals into the channel as observed at the destinatio...

Tracking pedestrians using visible and infrared systems

Conference Proceeding
Armitage, A., Binnie, D., Chamberlain, T., Nilsson, M., & Rutter, M. (2005)
Tracking pedestrians using visible and infrared systems. In Universities Transport Study Group conference, 1-9
In this paper, we will describe a number of research projects at Napier University on pedestrian tracking. This work started with systems based on ordinary cameras working at ...

Comparative study on connected component labeling algorithms for embedded video processing systems.

Conference Proceeding
Walczyk, R., Armitage, A., & Binnie, D. (2010)
Comparative study on connected component labeling algorithms for embedded video processing systems. In H. Deligiannidis (Ed.), Proceedings of the IPCV'10
The objective of this paper is to carry out a detailed analysis of the most popular connected components labeling (CCL) algorithms for binary images. This study investigates t...

Low-noise charge sensitive readout for pyroelectric sensor arrays using PVDF thin film

Journal Article
Weller, H. J., Setiadi, D., & Binnie, T. D. (2000)
Low-noise charge sensitive readout for pyroelectric sensor arrays using PVDF thin film. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 85(1-3), 267-274. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0924-4247%2800%2900411-8
The paper presents a fully integrated low-noise readout circuit for the purpose of front-end amplification in pyroelectric infrared focal plane arrays IRFPA. A low-noise and l...

Application of pulsed laser photoacoustic sensors in monitoring oil contamination in water

Journal Article
Hodgson, P., Quan, K., MacKenzie, H., Freeborn, S., Hannigan, J., Johnston, E., …Binnie, T. (1995)
Application of pulsed laser photoacoustic sensors in monitoring oil contamination in water. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 29(1-3), 339-344. https://doi.org/10.1016/0925-4005%2895%2901704-6
A pulsed laser photoacoustic measurement technique, utilising laser diode sources, has been developed for the detection of oil contamination in water. The measurement of oil-c...

Monitoring the movement of pedestrians using low-cost infrared detectors: initial findings.

Conference Proceeding
Kerridge, J., Armitage, A., Binnie, D., Lei, L., & Sumpter, N. (2003)
Monitoring the movement of pedestrians using low-cost infrared detectors: initial findings
Monitoring the movement of pedestrians in everyday environments is difficult, especially if accurate data are required. Typically, data pertaining to the origins and destinati...

Experimental approach for measuring resolution of complementary metal oxide semiconductor imaging systems

Journal Article
Wei, H., Johnston, E., & Binnie, D. (1998)
Experimental approach for measuring resolution of complementary metal oxide semiconductor imaging systems. Optical Engineering, 37(9), 2565. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.601778
This paper demonstrates a convenient experimental technique for measuring the resolution of a digital imaging system. The spatial frequency response of the system is obtained ...

A pyroelectric polymer infrared sensor array with a charge amplifier readout

Journal Article
Setiadi, D., Weller, H., & Binnie, T. (1999)
A pyroelectric polymer infrared sensor array with a charge amplifier readout. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 76(1-3), 145-151. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0924-4247%2898%2900372-0
This paper presents a new pixel architecture for an infrared sensor array based on a pyroelectric polymer integrated with a CMOS charge amplifier. The fill factor of the senso...

PIR sensor array for hand motion recognition

Presentation / Conference
Wojtczuk, P., Armitage, A., Binnie, D., & Chamberlain, T. (2011, August)
PIR sensor array for hand motion recognition. Paper presented at SensorDevices 2011, Nice, France
Abstract—In this paper we present our work towards a hand gesture recognition system realised with a passive thermal infrared sensor array. In contrast with the majority of re...
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A performance analyusis of the HARQ dynamic decode-and-forward protocol: outage probability and delay-limited throughput in the Rayleigh fading half-duplex relay channel

2009 - 2015
The explosive growth of data tr...
Stefan Maagh | Director of Studies: Dr David Binnie | Second Supervisor: John Sharp

Hardware architectures for infrared pedestrian detection and tracking systems

2007 - 2013
Infrared pedestrian detection systems struggle with real-time processing performance. Known solutions are limited to either...
Robert Walczyk | Director of Studies: Dr David Binnie | Second Supervisor: Alistair Armitage

Binary matrix for pedestrian tracking in infrared images

2006 - 2013
Keshava Grama | Director of Studies: Alistair Armitage | Second Supervisor: Dr David Binnie

Topology optimisation of elastoplastic structures

2015 - 2019
Mengxiao Li | Director of Studies: Prof Johnson Zhang | Second Supervisor: Dr Aamir Khokhar

Industrial control systems cybersecurity analysis and countermeasures

2017 - 2021
Andres Santiago Robles Durazno | Director of Studies: Dr Naghmeh Moradpoor Sheykhkanloo | Second Supervisor: James McWhinnie

Optimisation of an electroless co-deposited solid oxide fuel cell anode

2015 - date
This PhD project is on the optimisation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC’s) electrodes produced via Electroless Co-Deposition (ECD...
Rob Turnbull | Director of Studies: Dr Neil Shearer | Second Supervisor: Dr Callum Wilson

Analysing and asessing motorways of the sea in Spain

2009 - 2016
Xavier Aperte | Director of Studies: Dr Kathryn Stewart | Second Supervisor: Alfred Baird

The role of technical efficiency and productivity evolution in port development: An application to the Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) ports

2013 - 2018
The role of technical efficiency and product...
Shelly-Ann Julien | Director of Studies: Dr Jason Monios | Second Supervisor: Prof Tom Rye

Surface Functionality in nanocellulose Processing and Composite Formulations

2015 - 2019
Dr Amaka Onyianta | Director of Studies: Dr Mark Dorris | Second Supervisor: Dr Dan Ridley-Ellis

Critical evaluation of the electric vehicle for sustainable mobility

2012 - 2017
Ross Milligan | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Ian Smith

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