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Development of a real time Image analysis system for traffic monitoring applications.

Conference Proceeding
Thompson, M. S., Wan, C. L., & Binnie, T. D. (1993)
Development of a real time Image analysis system for traffic monitoring applications. https://doi.org/10.4203/ccp.17.8.2
Image processing offers unparalleled potential for traffic monitoring and control. For many years engineers have attempted to perfect the art of automatic data abstraction fro...

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...

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 ...

High-resolution image reconstruction from multiple low-resolution images.

Conference Proceeding
Wei, H., & Binnie, D. (1999)
High-resolution image reconstruction from multiple low-resolution images. https://doi.org/10.1049/cp%3A19990392
In this paper, we demonstrate a digital signal processing (DSP) algorithm for improving spatial resolution of images captured by CMOS cameras. The basic approach is to reconst...

A touchless passive Infrared gesture sensor.

Conference Proceeding
Wojtczuk, P., Binnie, D., Armitage, A., Chamberlain, T., & Giebeler, C. (2013)
A touchless passive Infrared gesture sensor. In Proceeding of the ACM Symposium on User Interface Technology, 67-68. https://doi.org/10.1145/2508468.2514713
A sensing device for a touchless, hand gesture, user interface based on an inexpensive passive infrared pyroelectric detector array is presented. The 2 x 2 element sensor resp...

Recognition of Simple Gestures Using a PIR Sensor Array

Journal Article
Wojtczuk, P., Armitage, A., Binnie, T. D., & Chamberlain, T. (2012)
Recognition of Simple Gestures Using a PIR Sensor Array. Sensors & transducers, 14-1(Special Issue), 83-94
We present an approach that is intended for simple gesture control using a relatively inexpensive pyroelectric array detector. The detector is manufactured using standard wafe...

CFAR Adaptive PN Code acquisition for DSSS Systems

Journal Article
Wei, B., Sharif, M., Binnie, D., & Almaini, A. E. A. (2008)
CFAR Adaptive PN Code acquisition for DSSS Systems. The Mediterranean journal of electronics and communications, 4, 37-45
Constant false alarm rate (CFAR) techniques can be used in Pseudo-Noise (PN) code acquisition in Spread Spectrum (SS) communication systems, and all the CFAR techniques perfor...

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...

Fast imaging Microlenses

Journal Article
Binnie, T. D. (1994)
Fast imaging Microlenses. Applied optics, 33(7), 1170-1175. https://doi.org/10.1364/ao.33.001170
A new type of imaging microlens, primarily for use with solid-state image-capture systems such as a charge coupled device (CCD) or metal oxide semiconductor array sensors, is ...

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...
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Impact of climate change and envelope performance dilapidation on dwellings

2012 - 2019
"This study looks at addressing the issues concerning environmentally conscious homes and reviewing how efficiently they comp...
Dr Julio Bros Williamson | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Celine Garnier

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

Investigation into the optimising 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 Electrole...
Rob Turnbull | Director of Studies: Dr Neil Shearer | Second Supervisor: Dr Callum Wilson

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

Energy delivery of solar farms with reference to shading

2012 - 2019
Michael Jeffrey | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Ian Smith

Hand gesture discrimination with passive infrared sensor arrays

2010 - 2017
Piotr Wojtczuk | Director of Studies: Dr David Binnie | Second Supervisor: Alistair Armitage