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Volume-5 Issue-5, June 2016, ISSN:  2249-8958 (Online)
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J. Samatha, K. Bhagya Laxmi

Paper Title:

A Survey on Big Data Analysis and Challenges

Abstract:     One of contemporary big challenges in information systems is the issues associated with coping with and utilization of vast amounts of data. In this paper we present applications of big data , analysis of big data. The analysis of big data involves phases such as acquisition / recording, extraction / cleaning / annotation, integration / aggregation / representation, analysis / modeling, interpretation. We also discuss the challenges introduced in these phases.

   Bigdata, volume, velocity, variety, extraction, integration, analysis.


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2.    David Loshin, Addressing five emerging challenges of big data,   whitepaper.

3.    Marko Grobelnik, “Big data tutorial”,Stavanger,8 May 2012.

4.    Oracle enterprise architecture white paper “An enterprise architect’s guide to big data” May 2015.

5.    Amir H. Payberah “Introduction to big data”, Swedish institute of computer science, 8 April 2014.

6.    www.intel.com/bigdata

7.    Kostas Glinos, ”E-infrastructures for bigdata” ERCIM news, number 89, April 2012.

8.   Silva Robak, Bogdan Franczyk, Marcin Robak “Research problems associated with big data utilization in logistics and supply chains  design and management” ACSIS, Vol 3,2014





Aarti Pandey, Prabhat Pandey

Paper Title:

A Survey on Semantically Data Classification Analysis Algorithm for Social Media

Abstract: Now in these days a number of users are participating in the social media and they are actively participating in conversation with their friends and community. Due to this sometimes the youth and teen agers are participating in non-social communities. Thus a new kind of data model is required to design by which the user communication and their patterns are accurately classified according to their semantics meaning. Thus a text content analysis technique is designed using the available automatic text classification technique. Using this technique the correlation between different words and their utilization in different semantics sentences are analyzed and based on the effects of these words a rule based classification technique is developed.

    sentiment, opinion, semantic, Data Processing


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2.              Fei Jiang, Anqi Cui, Yiqun Liu, Min Zhang, and Shaoping Ma, “Every Term Has Sentiment:Learning from Emoticon Evidencesfor Chinese Microblog Sentiment Analysis”,c Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

3.              Eric Baucom,AzadeSanjari, Xiaozhong Liu,Miao Chen, “Mirroring the Real World in Social Media: Twitter,Geolocation, and Sentiment Analysis”,Copyright 2013ACM,78-1-4503-2415-1/13/10http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2513549.2513559 Min Wang, Donglin Cao, Lingxiao Li, Shaozi Li, RongrongJi, “Microblog Sentiment Analysis Based on Cross-mediaBag-of-words Model”,ICIMCS’14, July 10–12, 2014, Xiamen, Fujian, China.Copyright 2014 ACM 978-1-4503-2810-4/14/07

4.              Felipe Bravo-Marquez, Marcelo Mendoza,Barbara Poblete, “Combining Strengths, Emotions and Polarities forBoosting Twitter Sentiment Analysis”,WISDOM’13, August 11 2013, Chicago, IL, USACopyright 2013 ACM 978-1-4503-2332-1/13/08.

5.              Pedro Calais Guerra, Wagner Meira Jr.,Claire Cardie, “Sentiment Analysis on Evolving Social Streams:How Self-Report Imbalances Can Help”,WSDM’14, February 24–28, 2014, New York, New York, USA.Copyright 2014 ACM 978-1-4503-2351-2/14/02





Zhivko Kiss’ovski, Vasil Vachkov

Paper Title:

Radiation of Monopole Microwave Plasma Antenna

Abstract:  The radiation of cylindrical plasma monopole at low gas pressure is theoretically investigated by applying the theory for dielectric resonator antenna (DRA). The plasma column is placed in a thin dielectric tube with a longitudinal length equal to half wavelength of the surface wave which sustains the discharge. The resonance wavelength of the TM011 mode at frequency 2.45 GHz is obtained by dielectric waveguide model (DWM) in which dielectric is replaced by plasma medium. The expression for electric field in far-field zone of this plasma monopole is derived and the result shows that its radiation pattern is similar to that of metal dipole antenna. The radiated field strength of plasma monopole is greater than that of metal antenna with the same electrical conductivity and dimensions.

plasma antenna, dielectric resonator antenna, plasma, surface waves 


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V. S. Lavanya, V. K. Vaidyan

Paper Title:

Extending ANN for Optical Elements - EDFA Characteristics

Abstract:   Artificial Neural Network has proved to be one of the best and widely used soft computation techniques in diversified fields such as Biology, Medicine, Energy, Bioinformatics etc. Modelling in Communication has come far way forward when the industry realized its benefits over conventional method of research and development. It mainly helps in two ways. The first advantage is such that the fabrication cost or wastage is highly reduced, second being the time to final solution implementation. There are various computational methods available in market, which were effectively used in the modelling of different application in diversified fields. In this work, we will discuss how effectively we can use ANN for optical elements and extend it to address the rapid explosion of information traffic and emerging applications in communication. We consider here a basic set up of forward pumped EDFA in a WDM long haul communication system and analyze the characteristics of it through proper signaling. The characterization of the gain, and amplifier noise is again modelled with the help of ANN by appropriately using the experimental data for both modelling and testing. The simulated output from the model agrees well with the experimental data and this approach can be extended to serve as a prediction tool for designing the complex systems in optical communication. The computational time(~ms) taken to model the system and mean-square error(10-5 ) limited is very promising to adapt the model for future activities as desired in further modelling or fabrication of the amplifier with preferred throughput. The results of modeling envisage how favorable ANN is on building the prediction formula in optical communication networks.

ANN, EDFA, Modelling, Optical Amplifier


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Tsvetana Kostadinova Antipesheva

Paper Title:

Training Mechanics In The Preparation of Teachers of Engineering, Technology and Entrepreneurship

Abstract:    In this paper are considered some basic pedagogical issues related to technical training of educators. The suggestion is how much they will study mechanics and how to teach the knowledge. It is displayed a formula and a scheme which illustrates the material.

training, mechanics


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Zlatko Vlajcic, Srecko Budi, Cedna Tomasovic Loncaric, Mislav Malic, Mladen Petrovecki

Paper Title:

Histological Evaluation of Human” in Vivo” Cutaneus Surgical Incisions Created by the Standard Scalpel, Conventional and Colorado Needle Electrosurgery, Radiofrequency, PEAK Plasma blade and Ultracision Harmonic Scalpel

Abstract:     We hypothesize that thermal damage to the subcutaneous microvasculature of skin incision may have contributed to the incision site complication rate. The purpose of this study was to histologically compare the zone of thermal necrosis for human cutaneus surgical incision made by different surgical cutting devices on vital tissue. Furthermore, for each specimen, the presence and character of micro bleeding was noted. Material And Methods: Human skin incisions were made “in vivo” on the lower abdomen prior to abdominoplasty by the standard scalpel, conventional and Colorado needle eletrosurgery, radiogrequency Ellman, PEAK PlasmaBlade and Ultracision Harmonic Scalpel. After formaldehyde fixation, the specimen was transported to pathology for histological evaluation and measurement of the thermal necrosis zone and micro bleeding zone.  Results:  As statistically significant (P < 0.05) we have three groups considering thermal necrosis zone:  first group is only Standard Scalpel, second group PlasmaBlade and Conventional Electrosurgery and third group Colorado Needle Electrosurgery, Radiofrequency and Ultracision Harmonic Scalpel. With microbleeding zone, results are more dispersed, but also with statistically significances (P < 0.05) in between two groups of instruments: first group is Standard Scalpel, Conventional Electrosurgery, PlasmaBlade and Ultracision; and the second group consists of Colorado Needle Electrosurgery and Radiofregquency.

 cutting devices, histology, incisions


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Aswathy Mariam Jacob, S Viswanatha Rao, Sakuntala S Pillai

Paper Title:

Cross Layer Optimization Techniques in Sensor-MAC

Abstract:   Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) is a field which has gained much importance in the past decade. WSN contain sensor nodes which are battery powered and hence reducing energy consumption is the most challenging issue in such systems. One important method to reduce energy consumption in WSN is to do cross layer optimization. Cross layer design can be between different layers of the OSI model. This paper is a survey on cross layer optimization involving Sensor-MAC (S-MAC).

Cross layer optimization, Energy conservation, Sensor-MAC(S-MAC),Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN).


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8.           Yaw-Wen Kuo and Kwuang-Jyz Liu, “Enhanced Sensor Medium   Access Control Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks in the ns-2 Simulator”, IEEE Systems Journal, 2014.

9.           Tuirkmen Canhl, Farid Nait-Abdesselam and Ashfaq Khokhar, “A   Cross-Layer Optimization Approach for Efficient Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Networks”, IEEE International Networking and Communications Conference (INCC), 2008.

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11.        Felipe D. Cunha, Raquel A. F. Mini and Antonio A.F. Loureiro, “Sensor-MAC with Dynamic Duty Cycle in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Globecom-Ad Hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium, 2012.

12.        Qingxu Xiong, Xiang LI, “Cross-layer Design of MAC and Application Semantics in Wireless Sensor Networks”, IEEE Computer Society, 2014.

13.        Taejoon Kim, David J. Love, Mikael Skoglund and Zhong-Yi Jin, “An Approach to Sensor Network Throughput Enhancement by PHY-Aided MAC”, IEEE Transactions On Wireless Communications, Vol. 14, No. 3, February 2015.

14.        Halil Yetgin, Kent Tsz Kan Cheung, Mohammed El-Hajjar and Lajos Hanzo, “Cross-layer network lifetime optimisation considering transmit and signal processing power in wireless sensor networks”, IET Wireless Sensor Systems, 2014.

15.        Volkan Dedeoglu, Sylvie Perreau and Alex Grant, “Cross-layer Energy Minimization in Correlated Data Gathering Wireless Sensor Networks”, IEEE 13th International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), 2012.

16.        Jingxian Wu and Geoffrey Ye Li, “Cross-Layer Design of Random On-Off Accumulative Transmission with Iterative Detections”, IEEE Globecom, 2011.

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21.        Kusumamba S, S M Dilip Kumar, “A Reliable Cross Layer Routing Scheme (CL-RS) for Wireless Sensor Networks to Prolong Network Lifetime”, IEEE International Advance Computing Conference (IACC), 2015.

22.        Marwan Al-Jemeli, and Fawnizu A. Hussin, “An Energy Efficient Cross-Layer Network Operation Model for IEEE 802.15.4-Based Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 15, NO. 2, February 2015.

23.        Hongfeng Wang,  Dingding Zhou and Shi Dong, “Cross Layer Optimization Routing Algorithm for Wireless AD HOC”,   International Journal of Smart Home Vol. 9, No. 7, 2015.

24.        Munish Gupta, Paramjeet Singh and Shveta Rani, “Optimizing Physical Layer Energy Consumption for Reliable Communication in Multi-hop Wireless Sensor Networks”,  Indian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol 8(13), 54605, July 2015.

25.        M.Amsanandhini, A. Jayamathi, “I-MAC with Minimum Delay and Cross Layer Optimization for Wireless Sensor Networks”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Computer and Communication Engineering, Vol 2, Issue 4, April 2014.

26.        Arwa Hamid, Samina Ehsan and Bechir Hamdaoui, “Rate-Constrained Data Aggregation in Power-Limited Multi-Sink Wireless Sensor Networks”, International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), 2014.

27.        Alaa Awad and Amr Mohamed, “Distributed Cross-Layer Optimization for Healthcare Monitoring Applications”, International Workshop on Resource Allocation, Corporation and Competition in Wireless Networks, 2014.

28.        Jekishan K. Parmar and Mrudang Mehta, “A Cross Layered Approach to Improve Energy Efficiency of Underwater Wireless Sensor Network”, IEEE International Conference on Computing Research (ICCIC), 2014.

29.        Eleni Stai and Symeon Papavassiliou, “User Optimal Throughput-Delay Trade-off in Multihop Networks Under NUM Framework”, IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 18, No. 11, November 2014.

30.        Santhosha Rao and Kumara Shama, “Cross Layer Protocols for Multimedia Transmission in Wireless Networks”, International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering Survey(IJCSES), Volume 3, No.3, June 2012.

31.        Mr.M.D.Nikose, “A Review Of Cross Layer Design”, International Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering & Technology (IJETET) Vol. 02, No. 01, 2013





Pranoti P. Mahakalkar, Aarti J. Vyavahare

Paper Title:

Performance Analysis of Efficient Framework of Image Segmentation using Energy Minimization Function

Abstract:    Image segmentation plays very vital role in many image processing applications and domains. Efficient image segmentation leads to accurate results to end users. There are number of image segmentation techniques presented so far with different objectives. The existing segmentation techniques are based on various features of image. Target objects segmentation from the input image which may from different application areas such as medical, security systems etc.  The segmentation of images those are having many complex areas, mixed pixel intensities or noise corrupted data. The existing level set based image segmentation methods needs the prior information about the total number of image segments which is practically impossible for each image. Therefore to overcome such limitations and research challenges of image segmentation, in this paper we proposed the new image segmentation energy function with two distribution descriptors in order to distinguish automatically background and target region from input image. This paper presents the extensive analysis of this proposal method against the existing method in terms of execution time and JD error rates. In this propose scheme, first single background descriptor models the heterogeneous background with multiple regions. Then, the target descriptor takes into account the intensity distribution and incorporates local spatial constraint. The proposed descriptors, which have more complete distribution information, construct the unique energy function to differentiate the target from the background and are more tolerant of image noise. The simulation and evaluation of this proposed method is done by using well known image processing tool MATLAB.

 Image Segmentation, Image processing, Energy Minimization, Level Set Methods, Region based, Edge based, Minimizer


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Fatah Bouteldjaoui, Mohamed Bessenasse, Ahmed Kettab

Paper Title:

Assessment of Climatic Variability in Zahrez Basin (Algeria)

Abstract:     The knowledge of the climatic behavior especially that one of semi-arid regions is required to optimize the management of water resources. Numerous studies have been carried out to analyze the precipitation variability throughout the world in general and more especially in Mediterranean basin and in African region [1]. The water resources which are available in Algeria are limited[2-3]. They are also subjected to cyclical extremes variations i.e. succession of cycles of severe drought. The drought observed during these last years in Algeria has also affected those located more to the south, characterized by semi-arid to arid climate. The decrease in rainfall and consequently   that in runoff might penalize development projects linked with water supply. The Zahrez basin (Fig.1) is one of the endorheic basins of the vast steppes region in the central northern part of Algeria. The Zahrez hydrological basin covers approximately 8,989 km2. The catchment lies between longitudes 2° 15’ to 4° 08’E and latitudes 34° 35’  to  35° 30’N. The area is characterized by a semi-arid climate, typically Mediterranean, with an irregular annual rainfall. The mean annual rainfall and potential evapotranspiration are 250 and 1380 mm, respectively, exceeding rainfall for most of the year [4].  The objective of this work is the identification and the consequences of climate variability, based on statistical analysis evolution of the annual rainfall series, over a period of 34 years (1973/1974 -2006/2007 ), a set of stations (09) covering the study area. This analysis consists of the study of the interannual evolution of Nicholson rainfall indices, and the implementation of statistical tests of homogeneity of the time series. These tests are Pettitt test, the Buishand test, the Hubert segmentation procedure and  Bois control ellipse. The results of the interannual evolution of rainfall indices show that 67% of retained stations are characterized by the alternating of wet period (1974-1982) and dry (1983-2007). Moreover, the homogeneity statistical tests indicate a break in stationarity of the rainfall series in Charef, Benhafaf and Aïn Maabed stations.

   Climate variability, water resources, semi-arid, statistic tests, Zahrez  basin, Algeria


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Anju T S, Nelwin Raj N R

Paper Title:

Satellite Image Denoising Based on Entropy Thresholding using Shearlet Transform

Abstract:  Satellite images have become universal standard in almost all applications of image processing. However, satellite images are susceptible to noise arising due to unresolved flaws in acquisition and transmission system. Development of a denoising algorithm in satellite images is still a challenging task for many researchers. Most of the state of the art denoising schemes employ wavelet transform but the main limitation of wavelet transform is that it can preserve only point singularity. Shearlet transformation is a sparse, multiscale and multidimensional alternative to wavelet transform. Shearlet transform is optimal in representing image containing edges. In this paper, a novel image denoising algorithm utilizing shearlet transform and entropy thresholding is presented which was found to exhibit superior performance among other state of the art image denoising algorithms in terms of peak signal to noise ratio (PSNR).

    Denoising, Discrete Shearlet Transform, Entropy Thresholding


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Athira S Vijay, Nelwin Raj N. R

Paper Title:

Adaptive Deblurring by Estimation of Motion Blur Kernels

Abstract:   One of the challenges in the field of photography is the motion blur. Motion blur is the smudging of images caused by the relative motion between the camera and the pictured object during the exposure time. Blur kernel is the fundamental cause for blurring. Thus, in order to restore the original image through deconvolution, we need to estimate the blur kernel. In this paper, the blur kernels are estimated by using a piecewise linear model. Then, estimated kernel is regularized by adjusting the spacing and curvature of the control points. In addition to this, the control parameters of the energy function is also optimized in order to achieve better edge enhancement. The estimated kernel is then optimized by using Gauss- Newton method. In order to improve the PSNR of the deblurred image, wavelet multiframe denoising is used. In addition to this, the quality of image is enhanced by using a colour image enhancement technique. The experimental result shows that, kernel estimation along with wavelet multiframe denoising and Colour image enhancement technique can improve the PSNR values as well as the quality of the resultant deblurred image. In addition to this, the proposed algorithm can accurately estimate the unknown kernel masked in the blurred image, without any prior knowledge.

  Motion blur, Piecewise-linear curve, Kernel estimation, Deblurring, Wavelet multiframe denoising, PSF, Blind deconvolution, Image enhancement.


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Archana Sahu, Amit Mishra, Shiv Kumar Sahu

Paper Title:

Performance Evaluation of Spam Filtering Using Bayesian Approach

Abstract:    Spam filtering is the technique to find out spams. This field is important aspect of text classification. Spam filtering technique is used with email servers, and population of spam is usually more than genuine emails, this is why spam filtering has become important technique. Most of existing spams filtering techniques are unable to detect spam because spammers know how to make spam to reach the destined email account without being filtered. In such situation, naïve bayes spam filter is proved to be a great technique, because several aspects are there to improve the performance of spam filter. Hence, it is an important research field in detecting spams. In this dissertation, technique for spam detection and filtering has been proposed based on Naïve Bayes classification technique, which is the existing spam filtering technique. Some enhancements are made in making it adaptive to new kind of spams. In existing spam filtering techniques, static filtering technique has been used, but we proposed dynamic and enhanced filtering technique, which helps in fast and accurate spam detection. Regular training of classifier should be done, database of spam should be updated all the time, and also a particular word should not be always behaved as spam word or a genuine word. Experimental results show that proposed enhancements improves accuracy of spam filtering.

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Divya Velayudhan, Salim Paul

Paper Title:

A Review on Compressive Sensed Image Reconstruction using Group-based Sparse Representation

Abstract:     Compressive Sensing (CS) – a novel sensing paradigm asserts that signals can be reconstructed from fewer samples than that recommended by Nyquist sampling theorem, when it can be expressed in a sparse basis. Conventional approaches for compressive sensed image recovery utilized fixed basis (DCT, wavelets) that do not yield higher level of sparsity for the entire signal resulting in poor performance. This paper reviews the performance of Group-based sparse representation (GSR) model for CS recovery which yields high degree of sparsity for natural images in the domain of group. GSR stacks together non-local similar patches in an image to form a group and the sparse representation of each group is achieved using self-adaptive dictionary learning technique. Thus GSR takes advantage of the intrinsic local sparsity and non-local self-similarity of images simultaneously in a unified framework. The GSR driven optimization problem is solved using split-bregman iteration. Experimental results obtained on images for CS recovery reveals the performance achieved by GSR over many current state-of-the-art schemes.

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Sulthana Shafi, George M Josep

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Abstract:   For sparse signal, compressed sensing is the present dogma, using only fewer measurements for sampling, compression and reconstruction of signals satisfying the Nyquist theorm. Here the outgrowth of compressive sensing using different algorithms for time invariant till time varying sparse signals and its recovery are surveyed. Thus these algorithms are effective in recovering dynamic and static sparse signal vectors. Algorithms exhibiting correlation and optimization approaches are reviewed. Also different mathematical models are reviewed which improves the quality of estimated solutions to best optimal solution.

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Pallvi Dehariya, Shiv K Sahu, Amit Mishra

Paper Title:

A Result Evolution of An Artificial Immune System for Intrusion Detection System to Improve the Detection Rate

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Vidhya.V.S.Nair, Subha V

Paper Title:

Person Recognition from Activity using Bag of Words

Abstract:     In this paper the discriminant pattern hidden in the way of doing an activity for every person is explored. This pattern can be utilized for person recognition purpose in uncontrolled scenarios unlike finger print, iris, retina etc. (based on physical biometrics). This method is based on single video camera based data. From the video of various activities, background subtraction is done to remove insignificant data. From the binary video obtained after background subtraction structural tensor based features are detected and extracted. The extracted features defines the variation from the mean position are then clustered by means of k-means clustering. Histogram of cluster centroids is calculated using Bag Of Words (BOW) and classified by category classifier. Histogram of input video action sequence is compared with each of dataset and predicts the category, which corresponds to the label of person.

    Activity based identification, Background subtraction, Silhouette, Structural Tensor, Bag Of Words, Category classifier, Structured Support Vector Machine.


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Gayathri S A, Renjith R J

Paper Title:

Super Resolution of Hyper Spectral Image Based On NABO Spectral Unmixing

Abstract:      Hyperspectral imaging has become an important image analysis technique in remote sensing. Processing and enhancing hyperspectral images are a difficult task. The spectral information contained in the hyperspectral images are extracted by spectral unmixing techniques. This paper proposes a novel method for enhancing spatial resolution of hyperspectral images based on spectral unmixing. Many applications needs images containing both high spectral resolution and high spatial resolution. In this paper a NABO (Negative Abundance Oriented)spectral unmixing based hyperspectral-multispectral image fusion algorithm is proposed for the purpose of enhancing the spatial resolution of hyperspectral image(HSI). As a result, a high-spatial-resolution HSI is reconstructed based on the high spectral characters of the HSI represented by endmember spectra and the high spatial characters of the multispectral image(MSI) represented by abundance fractions. Experiments were done on Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer data. NABO unmixing based fusion gives better results than existing Endmember Extraction (EE).

 Hyperspectral Imaging, Linear Mixing Model, Spectral Unmixing, Multispectral Images, Endmember Extraction Algorithms, Resolution Enhancement


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Agus Wibawa, Admaji, Ide Bagus Hapsara, Totok Ruki Biyanto

Paper Title:

Failure Analysis of High Pressure Heater in PT. PJB UP Paiton

Abstract:    The aim of this paper is to analyze the cause of harm in high pressure heater in PT. PJB UP Paiton and to prevent it from happening again. In PT. PJB UP Paiton, several problem related to high pressure heater had occurred before. When the high pressure heater harmed, tube plugging usually applied to fix the trouble. Through this process, the high pressure heater was not fully recovered. The efficiency and failure rate of high pressure heater is decreased and increased respectively. Hence, a root cause failure analysis is conducted to accurately determine the cause of the problem. The result shows that the cause of failure in high pressure heater are the increase of feedwater velocity, the increase of extraction steam velocity, change of flow patter and heat transfer inside high pressure heater and radial displacement tube that over limit. Based on this result, redesign of high pressure heater is performed by increasing the capacity of feedwater flow in high pressure heater and decreasing the feedwater velocity.

 High Pressure Heater, redesign, root cause failure analysis.


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Simran Khokha, Ritu Gupta, K. Rahul Reddy

Paper Title:

Bluetooth Home Automation System Based on AVR Microcontroller

Abstract:     A smart home covers a variety of theoretical and practical approaches that deals with methodology of living today and in the future [1]. Technology has influenced and changed the life of humans in many ways. To design a device that will be serviceable to others is a huge contribution to the society [2]. Today mobile phones (smart phones, android etc.) can preforms almost all the tasks that once only PCs used to handle. With these advanced features and thought of elderly in mind, a device is designed. This device provides a much more advanced and a safer home to us. Bluetooth Home Automation System is a complex technology that uses information technology to control the electrical appliances and monitors the environment. The design and implementation presented in this paper is of a device which will use bluetooth technology for basic home automation and a wireless home network is desirable which does not incur any additional cost of wiring. The advantages and disadvantages are also discussed, along with the future scope and application areas. 

 Bluetooth, Microcontroller, Home Appliance, Android, AVR, Atmega 8


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7.             Yamazaki, T, “Beyond the Smart Home.” Hybrid Information Technology, 2006. ICHIT'06. Vol 2. International Conference on, Volume 2, Nov. 2006 Page(s):350 – 355.





Asha Jayachandran, Preetha V.H

Paper Title:

Median Filter Based Adaptive Compensation Method for Depth Map Pre-Processing

Abstract:      Depth Image Based Rendering (DIBR) is 2D to 3D conversion technology using color image and its corresponding depth image that is widely employed in applications like 3D TV, free view television etc. 3-D viewing is the next most happening technology. Since transmission of 3D video demands a lot of bandwidth, a new technology that renders virtual views using a color image and its corresponding depth image was proposed. If the depth map is incomplete, the virtual views generated will contain holes or disocclusions which affect the quality of 3D viewing. Since holes occur when the intensity in depth map changes significantly, smoothening methods were proposed reduce the number of holes. Since smoothening methods affect the edges and destroys the original information in the depth map, Adaptive Compensation method (ADC) which processes the image in different modes was proposed. Improved Adaptive Compensation method does not produce satisfactory results for images with large number of holes. Though an improvement in PSNR and SSIM improvement is observed, the number of holes in the warped image is increased. A median filtering is incorporated in Adaptive Compensation method to reduce the number of holes. The experimental results indicate an improvement in PSNR and SSIM as well as a reduction in number of holes.

   Depth Image Based Rendering, 3D TV, Inpainting, Adaptive Compensation Method, Disocclusion, Median Filter, Holes, Virtual views.


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2.          Chih-Hsien Hsia, “Improved Depth Image-Based Rendering Using an Adaptive Compensation Method on an Autostereoscopic 3-D Display for a Kinect Sensor“,IEEE SENSORS JOURNAL., vol. 15,No.2,Feb. 2015

3.          Ming-Fu Hung, Shaou-Gang Miaou, and Chih-Yuan Chiang, "Dual Edge-Confined Inpainting of 3D Depth Map Using Color Images Edges and Depth Images Edges,” Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA), 2013 Asia-Pacific, Nov. 2015, pp. 1-9.

4.          L. Zhang and W. J. Tam, “Stereoscopic image generation based on depth images for 3D TV," IEEE Trans. Broadcast., vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 191-199, Jun. 2005.

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6.          P.-J. Lee and Effendi, “Nongeometric distortion smoothing approach for depth map preprocessing," IEEE Trans. Multimedia, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 246-254, Apr.

7.          Fehn, K. Hopf, and Q. Quanta, “Key technologies for an advanced 3D TV system,"Proc. SPIE, vol. 5599, pp. 66-80, Oct. 2004.

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Archana Suryavanshi, A. A. Shinde

Paper Title:

Implementing Home Automation System Using ZIGBEE IEEE 802.15.4 Standard

Abstract: Wireless technology evolution has greatly enhanced automation systems.. The major requirement of this field has been low data rate, extended battery life and secure system.Voice controlled home automation system designed using. Zigbee IEEE 802.15.4 protocol. Home automation system recognizes user commands with help of HM 2007 voice recognitio chip. This system assists disable persons and persons with limitations. System facilitates controlling of all household equipment’s like light and fan with single or multiple user commands.

  Home Automation System, Zigbee, Voice recognition, IEEE 802.15.4, 


1.       Amrutha S, Aravind S, Ansu Mathew, Swathy Sugathan, Rajasree R, and Priyalakshmi S,  “Speech Recognition Based Wireless Automation of Home Loads- E Home” International Journal of Engineering Science and Innovative Technology (IJESIT) Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2015.
2.       Amrutha S, Aravind S, Ansu Mathew, Swathy Sugathan, Rajasree R, Priyalakshmi, “Voice Controlled Smart Home , International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering www.ijetae.com (ISSN 2250-2459, ISO 9001:2008 Certified Journal, Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2015.

3.       T. Poongothai , S. Navaneethan , G. Divya Priya , K. Madan Mohan , “Home Appliance Based Device Monitoring and Control Inputting Through Capacitive Touch” International Journal of Engineering Trends and Applications (IJETA) – Volume 2 Issue 2, Mar-Apr 2015.

4.       M.R.manikandan1, A.Raghuram2, D.Saravanan3, S.Vignesh4, R.Thenmozhi Selvan , “Device Control Using Voice Recognition in Wireless Smart Home System” International Journal of Innovative Research in Computer and Communication Engineering Vol. 3, Special Issue 2, March 2015.

5.       Thoraya obaid, haliemah rashed, ali abu el nour, muhammad rehan, “zigbee based voice controlled wireless smart home system” International Journal of Wireless & Mobile Networks (IJWMN) Vol. 6, No. 1, February 2014.

6.       Jaypal J. Baviskar_,Afshan Y. Mullay, Amol J. Baviskarz and Niraj ‘Implementation of 802.15.4 for

7.       designing of home automation and power monitoring system,’ 2014 IEEE Students Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science.

8.       Dhawan S. Thakur and Aditi Sharma, “Voice Recognition Wireless Home Automation System Based On Zigbee” IOSR Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering (IOSR-JECE) e-ISSN: 2278-2834,p- ISSN: 2278-8735. Volume 6, Issue 1 (May. - Jun. 2013).

9.       Faisal Baig, Saira Beg and Muhammad Fahad Khan “Zigbee Based Home Appliances Controlling Through Spoken Commands Using Handheld Devices” International Journal of Smart Home Vol. 7, No. 1, January, 2013.

10.    JinsungByun, Insung Hong, Byoungjoo Lee, and Sehyun Park” Intelligent Household LED Lighting System Considering Energy Efficiency and User Satisfaction” , IEEE network,volume59,No.1,Feb 2013.

11.    Chee-Hoe Pang, Jer-Vui Lee, Yea-DatChuah, Yong-Chai Tan and N. Debnach” Design of a Microcontroller based Fan Motor Controller for Smart Home Environment” International Journal of Smart Home Vol. 7, No. 4, July, 2013 .

12.    Faisal Baig, Saira Beg, Muhammad Fahad Khan, Science and Technology Islamabad, Pakistan, ‘Controlling Home Appliances Remotely through Voice Command’, International Journal of Computer Applications (0975 – 888) Volume 48– No.17, 2012.





Lekshmi Shyam, Kumar G.S

Paper Title:

Detection of Glaucoma and Diabetic Retinopathy from Fundus Images by Bloodvessel Segmentation

Abstract:  Blood vessel segmentation of fundus images has obtained considerable importance during the past few years since it facilitates the early detection of eye diseases. A method based on high pass filtering and morphological operation is introduced in the proposed method for vessel segmentation. This method can be utilized to detect diseases effecting eyes like glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. Glaucoma is detected by feature extraction and classification. The local binary pattern of the optic disc is extracted to classify the images on the basis of texture. Sparse representation classifier is utilized to classify the glaucomatous eye.  Diabetic retinopathy is a disease caused by the complexity of diabetes. It damages the small blood vessels in the retina resulting in loss of vision.  The blood vessel segmentation is an important task in Diabetic Retinopathy detection. Optic disc in the fundus image is detected by Hough transform. After the segmentation the vessels and optic disc are removed from the original image. Diabetic Retinopathy is characterized by the presence of exudates. The exudates are detected by means of imtool operator in the matlab. The simulations are performed on matlab 2011 and the data are collected from DIARETDB1 and HRF databases.

  Blood vessel segmentation, Diabetic retinopathy, Fundus images, Glaucoma, Hough transform, Sparse representation classifier  


1.    D.Jeyashree, G. Sharmilaand K. Ramasamy, “Combined Approach on Analysis of Retinal Blood Vessel Segmentation for Diabetic Retinopathy and Glaucoma Diagnosis”, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 5, Issue 5, May-2014.
2.    MadhusudhananMishra,“Glaucomadetection based on phase information of fundus images”, International Journal of recent trends in engineering and technology, Vol 6,Issue 4,March 2016.

3.    R.Priya and P.Aruna, “Diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy using machine learning techniques”, ICTACT Journal on Soft Computing, Volume 3, Issue 4, July 2013.

4.    AshaGowdaKaregowda, AsfiyaNasiha, M.A.Jayaram and A.S .Manjunath “Exudate detection in retinal images using back propagation neural network”, International Journal of Computer Applications, Volume 25– No.3, July 2011.

5.    J.Ramya,S.Soundarya,A.Nagoormeeral, Rahmathnish  and E.Revathi“Detection of exudates in color fundus images”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science,Engineering and Technology, Vol. 3, Issue 3, March 2014.

6.    ShraddhaTripathi, Krishna Kant Singh , B.K.Singh and AkanshaMehrotra, “Detection Automatic Detection of Exudates in Retinal Fundus Images using Differential Morphological Profile”, International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol 5 No 3 Jun-Jul 2013.

7.    Kullayamma and P. MadhaveeLatha, “Retinal Image Analysis for Exudates Detection”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, Vol. 3, Issue 1, January -February 2013, pp.1871-187.

8.    Nirmala K, Venkateswaran N and Vinoth Kumar C, “Fractal Feature Based Svm Classification OfGlaucomatous Image Using Pca And Gabor Filter”, International Journal of Advanced Engineering Technology, Vol. VII, Issue 1, March 2016, pp.156-160.





Rekha Raj, Salim Paul

Paper Title:

A Novel Approach of Image Encryption and Decryption using Coupled Chaotic System

Abstract: Security is an important problem while transmitting information through an open network. Secure transmission can be done by encrypting the information. There are several methods of encryption. A novel encryption and decryption technique is discussed in this paper. Here the cryptosystem used is a coupled chaotic system in which two one dimensional chaotic maps are combined and used for encryption. A new algorithm is developed for  the implementation of the coupled chaotic system. Security analysis and Statistical analysis show that this system can encrypt images effectively and can withstand several attacks like brute force attack, chosen plain-text attack etc

Cipher, Coupled chaotic system, Encryption, Decryption, Security key, Symmetric


1.    Yicong Zhou, Long Bao and C.L.Philip Chen"A New 1D Chaotic System for Image Encryption", Signal Process. 97(2014) pp.172-182.
2.    Kanso and M. Ghebleh “A Novel Image Encryption Algorithm Based on a 3D Chaotic Map,”Commun Nonlinear SciNumerSimulat17 (2012) pp.2943–2959

3.    G.A.Sathishkumar ,Dr.K.Bhoopathy bagan and Dr.N.Sriraam “Image Encryption Based on Diffusion and Multiple Chaotic Maps” ,International Journal of Network Security & Its Applications (IJNSA), Vol.3, No.2, March2011,pp.181-194

4.    Shoaib Ansari, Neelesh Gupta and Sudhir Agrawal, “An Image Encryption Approach Using Chaotic Map in Frequency Domain” ,International journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering-Volume 2, Issue 8,

5.    Gururaj Hanchinamani and Linganagouda Kulakarni, “Image Encryption Based on 2-DZaslavskii Chaotic Map and Pseudo Hadmard Transform”, International Journal of Hybrid Information Technology Vol.7, No.4 (2014),pp.185-200.

6.    Xiaoling Huang,Guodong Ye, and Kwok-Wo Wong, “Chaotic Image Encryption Algorithm Based on Circulant Operation”, Abstract and Applied Analysis,Volume2013

7.    Xianhan Zhang and Yang Cao, “A Novel Chaotic Map and an Improved Chaos-Based Image Encryption Scheme”, The Scientific World Journal Volume 2014(2014).A. E. Rohlem S, Elagooz, and  H. Dahshan, “A novel approach for

8.    designing the s-box of advanced encryption standard algorithm (AES) using chaotic map”, IEEE  Conference Publications 2005,pp.455-464

9.    Fu C1, Chen JJ, Zou H, Meng WH, Zhan YF and Yu YW, “A chaos based digital image encryption scheme with an improved diffusion strategy”, Opt  Express 2012,

10. Dr. Prerna Mahajan and  Abhishek Sachdeva, “A Study of Encryption Algorithms Aes, Des and Rsa for Security”, Global Journal of  Computer  Science and Technology Network, Web and Security 2013,Volume.13, Issue15, pp.15-22





Lekshmi T, Smitha P S

Paper Title:

Decorrelation By Principal Component Analysis For Multi Channel Acoustic Echo Cancellation System

Abstract: In multi-channel acoustic echo cancellation (MAEC) system, thenon-uniqueness problem and misalignment problem occurs due to the correlation between the reference signals. It could affect convergence performance of the adaptive filtering. So many methods are proposed to get minimum error rate. In this paper, fuzzy logic is used to get minimum error function. The decorrelation is applied through the PCA method. The adaptive fuzzy fusion algorithm improvises, update and check operators obtain optimal solution for defined objective function. To obtain better solution the control parameters are adjusted. It achieves a superior performance in the echo reduction gain and offers the possibility of frequency selective decorrelation to further preserve the sound quality of the system. Simulationresult for the proposed algorithm has shown a significant improvement in convergence rate compared with existing system.

Multi channel AEC, non-uniqueness problem, Misalignment problem, Principal component analysis.


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3.    W. H. Khong, J.Benesty,andP.A. Naylor,“Stereophonic Acoustic Echo Cancellation: Analysis of the Misalignment in the Frequency Domain,” IEEE Signal process.Lett., vol. 13,no. 1, pp 33-36. Jan.2006.

4.    T. S.Wada and B.-H. Juang, “Multi-channel acoustic echo cancellation based on residual echo enhancement with effective channel decorrelation via resampling ,”inProc.IWAENC,2010.

5.    D. R.Morgan, J. L. Hall, and J. Benesty, “Investigation of several types of nonlinearities for use in stereo acoustic echo cancellation, IEEE Trans. Speech Audio Process ,”Proc.IEEETranc.speech audio process., vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 686696, Sep. 2001.

6.    J.Wung,T.S.Wada,and B.H.Juang,“Inter-Channel Decorrelation By SubBand Resampling In Frequency Domain,” inProc.IEEE ICASSP , 2012, pp.29-32.

7.    J.Wung,T.S.Wada, and B.H.Juang,“Inter channel decorrelation by sub band resampling for multi channel acoustic echo cancellation,” IEEE Tranc. on signal processing ,vol. 62,no. 8,April 15,2014.

8.    A.M.Geethu,K.S.Smitha, and D.Chengzhi,“A Fuzzy Logic Based Acoustic Echo Cancellation System,”International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology ,vol. 4, no. 6,August 2015, ISSN.2249-8958.

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S Viswanatha Rao, Sakuntala S Pillai

Paper Title:

Increasing Throughput by Duty Cycle Adaptation in Wireless Sensor Networks with Energy Harvesting

Abstract:  Limited lifetime of batteries is a major constraint in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs). Reduction in duty cycle to conserve energy resulted in reduced throughput. With the advances in energy harvesting technologies there is considerable research interest in enhancing the performance of WSNs by incorporating the energy harvesting scenario in wireless nodes.  To ensure proper operation of the sensor nodes in WSNs with energy harvesting, the design of MAC protocols need special consideration. This paper evaluates the performance of an energy harvesting WSN node, based on IEEE 802.15.4 MAC. The study establishes the fact that by suitably adapting the duty cycle, throughput of the node can be increased in addition to extending its lifetime considerably.

 duty cycle adaptation, energy harvesting, MAC, IEEE 802.15.4, Wireless Sensor Network.


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3.       Demirkol, C. Ersoy, and F. Alagoz, “Energy efficient medium access control protocols for wireless sensor networks and its state-of-art,” in IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 1, pp. 669-674, May 2004.

4.       W. Seah, Z. Eu, and H. Tan, “Wireless sensor networks powered by ambient energy harvesting (WSN-HEAP) - survey and challenges,” in Wireless VITAE 2009, pp. 1–5, May 2009.

5.       IEEE Std. 802.15.4-2006: Wireless Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications for Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs), IEEE Std., September 2006.

6.       Mirza, M. Owrang, and C. Schurgers, “Energy-efficient wakeup scheduling for maximizing lifetime of IEEE 802.15.4 networks,” in Proceedings of First IEEE International Conference on Wireless Internet (WICON), pp. 130-137, 2005.

7.       H. Yoo, M. Shim, and D. Kim, “Dynamic duty-cycle scheduling schemes for energy-harvesting wireless sensor networks,” in IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 202-204, February 2012.

8.       T. N. Le, A. Pegatoquet, O. Sentieys, O. Berder, and C. Belleudy, “Duty-cycle power manager for thermal-powered wireless sensor networks,” in IEEE 24th International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Communications (PIMRC), pp. 1645-1649, 2013.

9.       Castagnetti, A. Pegatoquet, T. N. Le, and M. Auguin, “A joint duty-cycle and transmission power management for energy harvesting WSN,” in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 928-936, May 2014.

10.    V. Raghunathan, A. Kansal, J. Hsu, J. Friedman, and M. B. Srivastava, “Design considerations for solar energy harvesting wireless embedded systems,” in IEEE
Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), pp. 457-462, 2005.

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Girish L, Gowreesh S S, Kousik S

Paper Title:

Computational Analysis of a Multi-Cylinder Four Stroke SI Engine Exhaust Manifold System

Abstract:   In an internal combustion engines exhaust system plays a vital role in the enhancement of the combustion efficiency. A well designed exhaust manifold increases the performance of an IC engines. The designing of exhaust manifold is a complex procedure and is dependent on many parameters. The present work is fundamentally based. on the investigation of modelling of exhaust manifold of a multi-cylinder four stroke SI engine using computational analysis. The work is majorly focused on reducing .the backpressure at the outlet and also by increasing the velocity of the exhaust gases at the outlet of exhaust manifold system, which is leading to increase the performance of the engine.  Commercially available CFD software tool is used for carrying out the present analysis. Flow through the exhaust manifold is analyzed using pressure and mass flow boundary conditions.

internal combustion, IC engines, CFD software, fundamentally


1.    Mohd Sajid Ahmed, Kailash B A, Gowreesh, “ Design and analysis of a multi-cylinder four stroke SI engine exhaust manifold using CFD technique”, volume:02 Issue:09 Dec-2015
2.    Vivekanand Navadagi, Siddaveer Sangamad. “CFD analysis of exhaust manifold of multi-cylinder petrol engine for optimal geometry to reduce back pressure”, volume: 3 Issue :3 March-2014

3.    Rajesh Bisane, Dhanajay katpatal, “Experimental investigation and CFD analysis of single cylinder four stroke CI engine exhaust system”, volume:03 Issue:06 Jun

4.    KS Umesh, VK Pravin, K Rajagopal, “ CFD analysis and experimental verification of effect of manifold geometry on volumetric efficiency and back pressure for multi-cylinder SI engine”, volume:3, Issue:7 July-2013

5.    KS Umesh, VK Pravin, K Rajagopal, “CFD analysis of exhaust manifold of multi-cylinder SI engine to determine optimal geometry for reducing emission”, volume:3 Issue:4 Oct- 2013

6.    PL.S. Muthaiah, Dr.M. Senthil kumar, Dr. S. Sendilvelan, “CFD analysis of catalytic converter to reduce particulate matter and achieve limited back pressure in Diesel engine”,  volume:10 Issue:5 Oct-2010

7.    P. Seenikannan, V. M. Periasamy and P. Nagaraj, “ A design strategy for volumetric efficiency improvement in a multi-cylinder stationary diesel engine its validty under transient operation”,volume:5 issue:3, 2008

8.    Yasar Deger, Bukhard simperl, Luis P. Jimenez, “Coupled CFD-FE-Analysis for the exhaust manifold of a diesel engine 2004





Sunil S, Gowreesh S S, Veeresh B R

Paper Title:

Heat Transfer Enhancement and Thermal Performance of Extended Fins

Abstract: A fin is an extended surface1which is used to increase the rate of heat transfer by connecting to the heating surface. The heat transfer rate can be increased by convection process and also by increasing surface area by means of extended surfaces. In the present analysis effect of increase in total surface area to improve the rate of heat transfer is studied. Thermal Analysis is performed for various perforated fin extensions with varied diameter. The analysis is carried out using commercially available finite element analysis software. Analysis called steady state thermal has been used to find out the temperature variations and heat flux of the fins.

 extended surface, increase, process variations, temperature, be increased


1.    Nitish Kumar Jha, Kailash B A, ‘Heat Transfer Enhancement and Thermal Performance of Extended Surfaces with Cavity’. International journal of innovative research in science,engineering and technology, volume 4, issue 10, October 2015.
2.    V. Karthikeyan, R. Suresh Babu, G. Vignesh Kumar. ‘Design and Analysis of Natural Convective Heat Transfer Coefficient Comparison between Rectangular Fin Arrays with Perforated and Fin Arrays with Extension’. International journal of science, engineering and technology research (IJSETR), Volume 4, Issue 2, February 2015.

3.    Shital B. Salunkhe, Dr. Rachayya R.Arakerimath. ‘CFD and Experimental Analysis of Various Extended Surfaces for Heat transfer Enhancement’. International journal of engineering technology, management and applied sciences, volume 3, issue 1, January 2015.

4.    Pardeep singh, Harvinder lal, Baljith singh ubhi, ‘Design and Analysis for Heat Transfer through Fin with Extensions’. International journal of innovative research in science, volume 3, issue 5, may 2015.

5.    Mukesh Didwania, Gopal Krishnan, Ravikant, ‘Study and Analysis of Heat Transfer through Two Different Shape Fins using CFD Tool’. International journal of IT, engineering and applied sciences research, volume 2, issue 4, April 2013.





Alpyspayeva Gal’ya Aitpaevna, Sayakhimova Sholpan Nazarbekovna

Paper Title:

Ecological Culture of the City Environment of Astana

Abstract:  The article «Ecological Culture of the City Environment Of Astana» deals with the urban environment of ecology in the historical retrospection of Astana - the capital of the modern Republic of Kazakhstan. The solution of urban environment problems, the authors analyze in the context of social and cultural development of the city. On the basis of archival materials the natural character of the environmental problems of pre-revolutionary city Akmola is justified. Using archival sources shows the inadequacy and utopian ideas of purposeful formation of ecologically safe urban districts in the Soviet city of Tselinograd. The features of the solution of environmental problems of the city through the use of new technologies in the project for the construction of Astana are shown.

city, urban environment, the ecological environment of the city, urbanization, Akmola - the city of the XIX century, Tselinograd - Soviet city, Astana - the capital of Kazakhstan.


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Nikita Runijha, Abhishek Shrivastava

Paper Title:

A Novel Algorithm for Finger Knuckle Print Recognition

Abstract:   Biometrics is the technique of authentication of a person on the basis of biometrics traits. Due to its reliability and accuracy it has been explored extensively. Fingerprint, iris, hand geometry, palm, face etc are some of the common biometrics traits that can be used successfully for authentication of a person. The accuracy and reliability of the biometrics based authentication system depends on the various important features and feature extraction techniques. Extracted features from the biometrics must be having uniqueness for making biometrics system reliable. This paper present a finger knuckle print based biometric system for person authentication. Radon transform is used for extracting the features of the inner knuckle print image. Simulation results reveals that the proposed system perform very well in recognizing the person with good accuracy.

knuckle print, Biometrics, finger features, recognition system

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Arpit Varshnry, Smrati Singh, Deepti Gupta

Paper Title:

Simulation of Standalone Wind Energy Conversion System using PMSG

Abstract: In this paper a wind energy conversion system (WECS) is designed to supply power to a standalone system consisting of permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG), a rectifier system, and inverter system to get the desired constant ac voltage respectable of variable wind speed to extract power from the fluctuating wind, controlling of the wind turbine is done by controlling the pitch angle of turbine. This power is transferred to dc link capacitor through controlled rectifier. This constant dc link voltage is converted into ac of desired amplitude and frequency. Based on extensive simulation results using MATLAB/SIMULINK, it has been established that the performance of the controllers both in transient as well as in steady state is quite satisfactory and it can also maintain maximum power point tracking

 PMSG, WECS, Inverter, Rectifier, Pitch controller, Variable speed wind turbine


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Aayesha Ali, Ritesh Bohra

Paper Title:

Design and Development of Mine Monitoring System using Embedded System

Abstract:  Coal mine is the area which is very sensitive and prone to accident. Toppling of the roof in coal mine tunnel, hazardous gases, flooding are the main reason of accidents in the coal mines. The life of the mine workers are always in danger due to theses threats. It is very important to assess the situation inside the coal mine in term of safety and security of the mine workers. This paper present the monitoring system design for the coal miner which can detect the hazardous gas, humidity and temperature and with the built in wireless module can send these information to the receiver section.

  Robot, coal-mines, SAR, sensors, Wireless.


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M. Amr Mokhtar

Paper Title:

Physical Layer Comparison Between LTE, OFDM and WIMAX

Abstract:   this paper presents simulation results along with underlying assumptions. In the first part, LTE uplink and performed link level simulations of Single Carrier Frequency Domain Equalization (SC-FDE) and SC-FDMA in comparison with OFDM, has been investigated. Two types of multipath channels, i.e. ITU Pedestrian A and ITU Vehicular A channels, have been used. In addition an Additive White Gaussian Noise (AWGN) channel is also used. Furthermore, the simulation of PAPR is performed for SC-FDMA and OFDMA systems. In the second part of this paper, the capacity of the MIMO system and performed a comparison with SISO, has been analyzed, and two significant 4G evolved technologies like LTE and WIMAX. They played an important role in the high speed communication systems with higher data rates, higher system capacity and robustness against bad channel conditions, thanks also to the two advanced technologies like MIMO (multi input multi output) and multicarrier aggregation for updating the LTE and WIMAX with higher bandwidth, higher data rates and better coverage.



1.    Sassan Ahmadi, Mobile WIMAX. A systems approach to understanding IEEE 802.16m radio access technology, Academic press Elsevier, and 2011.
2.    Eric Dahlman, Stefan Parkvall and Johan Skold, 4G LTE-Advanced for Mobile Broadband, Academic press Elsevier, 2011.

3.    Zakhia Abichar and J.Morris Chang, WIMAX VS.  LTE: who will lead the broadband mobile internet?, IEEE computer society, 2010.

4.    Jeffrey G. Andrews, Arunabha Ghosh and Rias Muhamed, Fundamentals of WIMAX Understanding Broadband Wireless Networking, prentice hall series, February 2007.

5.    Eric Dahlam, Stefan Parkvall, Johan Skold, 3G Evolution - HSPA and LTE for Mobile Broadband. Elsevier Ltd.2008.2ndEd.

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Garima Govil, Amardeep Dixit

Paper Title:

Effect of Compression Level on the Performance of Image Transmission & Compression System under AWGN Channel

Abstract:    Data compression is “process of reducing the amount of data required to represent a given quantity of information”. Therefore, data and information are not having the same meaning as is often mentioned. Instead, Data is to convey information in their vehicle. Because the same information can be carried across the channel by varying the amount of data, This unnecessary data, which do not have actual information, is commonly referred to as redundant. Data redundancy is the core concept of image compression. Image compression encodes the actual data in few bits. Here we are analyzing the effect of compression level on different performance assets like PSNR (Peak Signal to noise ratio), MSE (Mean Squared Error), BER (Bit Error Rate) in the image transmission and compression system under AWGN Channel. We are using DCT (Discrete Cosine Transform) coding for the image compression. DCT is similar to DFT (Discrete Fourier Transform) rather deals only with the real values, So the computation complexity of the system decreases.

 Keywords:   AWGN, BER, DCT, PSNR, MSE, Transform Coding, QPSK.

1.        Nikita Bansal, Sanjay Kumar Dubey , “Image Compression using Hybrid Transform Technique” , Journal of Global Research in Computer Science, Vol. 4 No.1 Jan 2013.
2.        A.K. Katharotiya, S. Patel and M. Goyani, “Comparative Analysis between DCT & DWT Techniques of Image Compression”, Journal of Information Engineering and Applications, Vol  1, No.2, 2011.
3.        Oussama Ghorbel , Walid Ayedi , Mohamed Wasim Jmal  and Mohamed  Abid , “DCT & DWT Images Compression Algorithms in Wireless Sensors Networks: Comparative Study and Performance analysis”  International Journal of Wireless & Mobile Networks (IJWMN) Vol. 4, No. 6, December 2012 4.        A.M.Raid, W.M.Khedr, M. A. El-dosuky and Wesam Ahmed, “Jpeg Image Compression Using Discrete Cosine Transform - A Survey” , International Journal of Computer Science & Engineering Survey (IJCSES) Vol.5, No.2, April 2014, DOI : 10.5121/ijcses.2014.5204
5.        Priyanka Dixit, Mayanka Dixit, “Study of JPEG Image Compression Technique Using Discrete Cosine Transformation”, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research and Innovations (IJIRI), Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp: (32-35), Month: October-December 2013.
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Ammu Archa.P, Lekshmy.D.Kumar

Paper Title:

Entity Resolution Methods–A Survey

Abstract:     In the real world, entities have two or more references in databases. Such multiple representations do not share anything in common and thus make duplicate detection a difficult task. Entity resolution or record linkage or deduplication is the process of identifying the records that refer to the same entity. Entity resolution is a challenging task particularly for entities that are highly heterogeneous and of low data quality. Due to the high importance and difficulty of the entity resolution problem, there are numerous approaches that have been proposed to solve ER problems. As there are different entity resolution approaches there is a strong need for comparative evaluations of different schemes. In this paper, different frameworks for entity resolution are studied. 

Keywords:    ER Diagram .

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Sabin S Sabu, Sandhya L, Subha Varier G

Paper Title:

Robust Video Compression System for Onboard Space Application

Abstract:  To efficiently transmit the huge volume of data captured during the stage separation of a spacecraft system, it is very necessary and important to find out efficient and advanced video compression techniques. In space missions, the available bandwidth for video transmission and power are critical parameters under consideration. Commercially available video compression techniques generally fail to meet the constrained power and bandwidth requirement of the space missions. This anticipates the need for better compression tools which suits the demands of onboard systems in terms of higher compression efficiency and lesser computational time. In this paper, we propose to develop an entropy based video compression approach based on H.264 standard which tends to exploit the pertinent temporal and spatial redundancy in video frames. The most time consuming part of  H.264 encoder is the inter prediction stage. Here we compared four types of search algorithm for inter prediction in terms of PSNR time and chooses the best search algorithm for our proposed system.

Keywords:     H.264, compression efficiency, inter prediction, PSNR, temporal redundancy

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Kamlesh Patel, Abhishek Thoke

Paper Title:

An Improved Detection and Prevention Method for Defending Packet Drop and DOS Attacks in Mobile Adhoc Networks

Abstract:   In recent year with the widespread use of mobile device, Mobile Ad hoc networks (MANETs) technology has been attracted attention day by day. Specially, MANETs suit for military operations and the emergent disasters rescue that need to overcome terrain and special purpose in urgent. The fact that mobile ad-hoc networks lack fixed infrastructure and use wireless link for communication makes them very susceptible to an adversary’s malicious attacks. Black hole attack is one of the severe security threats in ad-hoc networks which can be easily employed by exploiting vulnerability of on-demand routing protocols such as AOMDV. Furthermore, DOS attack is a fairly new type of attack to cripple the availability of Internet services and resources. A DOS attack can originate from anywhere in the network and typically overwhelms the victim server by sending a huge number of packets. In this paper, we have proposed a solution based on malicious detection and prevention method to defend black hole and DOS attacks imposed by both single and multiple nodes. Result of a simulation study proves the particular solution maximizes network performance by minimizing generation of control (routing) packets. The effectiveness of our mechanism is illustrated by simulations conducted using network simulator ns-2.

Keywords:      AOMDV, Routing Protocol, Black-hole, DOS, Communication, Network Simulator

1.          Pradip M. Jawandhiya and Mangesh M. Ghonge, “A Survey of Mobile Ad Hoc Network Attacks”, / International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Vol. 2(9), PP. 4063-4071, 2010.
2.          G.S. Mamatha and S.C. Sharma, “A Robust Approach to Detect and Prevent Network Layer Attacks in MANETS”, International Journal of Computer Science and Security, vol. 4, issue 3, Aug 2010, pp. 275-284.
3.          Mohammad Al-Shurman, and Seungjin Park, “Black Hole Attack in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, ACMSE, April 2004, pp.96-97.
4.          Anu Bala, Munish Bansal and Jagpreet Singh, “Performance Analysis of MANET under Black-hole Attack”, First International Conference on Networks & Communications, 2009, pp. 141-145.
5.          Gao Xiaopeng and Chen Wei,”A Novel Gray Hole Attack Detection Scheme for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks”, 2007 IFIP International Conference on Network and Parallel Computing – Workshops, 2007, pp. 209-214
6.          Piyush Agrawal, R and Sajal K. Das, “Cooperative Black and Gray Hole Attacks in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, 2nd international conference on Ubiquitous information management and communication, 2008, pp.310-314.
7.          Chen Wei, and Gao Xiaopeng,“A New Solution for Resisting Gray Hole Attack in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks”, Second International Conference on Communications and Networking in China, August 2007, pp. 366-370.
8.          Sukla Banerjee, “Detection/Removal of Cooperative Black and Gray Hole Attack in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks”, World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science, October 2008, pp. 337-342.
9.          Adnan Nadeem and Michael Howarth, “Adaptive Intrusion Detection & Prevention of Denial of Service attacks in MANETs”, Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing: Connecting the World Wirelessly Pages 926-93
10.       Priyadharshini and Dr. K. Kuppusamy, “Prevention of DDOS Attacks using New Cracking Algorithm”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, Vol. 2, Issue 3, May-Jun 2012, pp.2263-2267
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14.       Neetika Bhardwaj, Rajdeep Singh, “Detection and Avoidance of Black-hole Attack in AOMDV Protocol in MANETs”, International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering & Management (IJAIEM), PP. 376 – 383, Volume 3, Issue 5, May 2014.
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Amina K, Lekshmy P L

Paper Title:

A Survey on Data Mining Classifiers for Face Verification

Abstract:    Nowadays the human face plays an important role inour social interaction, conveying peoples identity. Face recognition is a rapidly growing field today for many uses in the fields of biometric authentication, security and many other areas. An automatic face recognition system will find many applications such as human computer interface, model based video coding and security control systems. Face Recognition System is a computer application for automatically identifying or verifying a person from a digital image or a single frame from a video source. This can be done by comparing selected facial characteristics of the likeness and a facial database. The difficulties of face recognition arising from face characteristics, geometry, image quality and image content. In this paper there are different data mining classifiers are used for face verification. Also we shall see their advantages, disadvantages and solutions to overcome the problems.

Keywords: Face recognition system, support vector machine (SVM), Discriminative Multi-Projection Vectors (DMPV), Gaussian mixture model (GMM).

1.       Xiaoguang lu, Image analysis for face recognition, department of computer science and engineering. Michigan state university, east lansing, MI, 48824.
2.       Neva cherniavsky, ivan laptev, Josef sivic, Andrew zisserman, Semi supervised learning of facial attributes in video, laboratoire d’informatique de l’ecole normale superieuer, ENS/INRIA/CNRS UMR 8548, dept. Of engineering science, university of oxford.
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5.       Haoxiang Li,Zhe Lin,Jonathan Brandt, Probabilistic Elastic Matching for Pose Variant Face Verification,2013 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition.
6.       Meina Kan, Dong Xu,Shiguang Shan,Wen Li,Xilin Chen, Learning Prototype Hyperplanes for Face Verification in the Wild,  IEEE transactions on image processing vol.22, no.8, august 2013.
7.       Sina Mohseni1, Niloofar Zarei, Saba Ramazani, Facial Expression Recognition using Anatomy Based Facial Graph, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics October 5-8, 2014, San Diego, CA, USA.





Arya Krishnan G, Nishy Reshmi S

Paper Title:

A Survey On The Techniques For Traffic Sign Detection And Workzone Identification

Abstract:     Road Sign Recognition is a field of computer vision.Fast real-time and robust automatic traffic sign detection can significantly increase driving safety and comfort.Automatic detection and recognition of traffic sign is also important for an automated intelligent driving vehicle or for driver assistance systems.This paper provides a comprehensive survey on traffic sign detection and recognition techniques based on image and video data on automated driving vehicles and a comparative study between different methods used by various researchers.This also contains a new challenge faced by an autonomous vehicle that how they  respond to  an unexpected road conditions,such as highway workzones,because such unusual events can alter previously known traffic rules and road geometry.

Keywords:  Computer Vision, Highway worzone recognition,Traffic sign recognition  

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Leila Farahzadi, Rosa Urbano Gutierrezi, Alireza Riyahi Bakhtiari, Hamid Reza Azemati, Seyed Bagher Hosseini

Paper Title:

Assessment of Alternative Building Materials in the Exterior Walls for Reduction of Operational Energy and CO2 Emissions

Abstract:     The increase in energy demand which leads to global warming is one of the main environmental issues that drive to detrimental ecological, social and economic impacts. Recently, these impacts are being exposed faster than expected. Since buildings and their materials are one of the major sources of energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions, environmental assessment of building materials and replacing them with the more environmentally friendly alternatives are increasingly needed to address environmental performance issues. In this study, the operational energy consumption (thermal energy) and carbon dioxide production in a typical building in Tehran is calculated by applying computer simulation –Design Builder software - in two cases of using conventional building materials and alternative ones. The results show a considerable reduction in the operational energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions in case of applying the alternative- environmentally friendly- building materials

Keywords:   Alternative Building Materials, Assessment, CO2, Energy.

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Omer Hamid

Paper Title:

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Keywords: glaucoma, intraocular pressure, Circadian pattern, model predictive control, pharmacokinetics/ pharmacodynamics.

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Muhammad Muneeb Khan, Muhammad Aamir Shafi, Nasrullah Khan

Paper Title:

Development of Prototype of Grid Tie Inverter (Grid Synchronization and Load Sharing)

Abstract:  Design the prototype model of grid tie inverter which includes synchronization, load sharing and reverse metering technique. Main part of the system that control everything is the SPWM based inverter which take the information from grid and independent source of energy and then synchronize the both signals. According to the demand of the load Microcontroller (MCU) makes decision that either the grid feed the load or independent source of energy or both share the load. By sharing the common load with the grid, design an algorithm by which the sharing power with respect to the main grid using droop control technique. This technique minimizes the contribution of the main grid towards the load. Sine Pulse Width Modulation (SPWM) Grid Tie inverter is the most commonly used technique because it is less complicated, more efficient the power loss is minimum and the output sine wave is very close to true sine wave. While in multi-level inverter there is more power loss due to number of components and due to the limitations the output wave is not much like true sine wave. Load sharing by designing buck-boost converter and an adaptive algorithm load sharing can be done automatically according to the demand of load. So, this is more better and efficient then Push buttons.

 Angle Drop Control, Distributed Generation, Grid Synchronization, Grid Tie Inverter, Load Sharing, Microcontroller.


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Arshi Salamat

Paper Title:

A Simple Technique for Obtaining Better Porosity for Improved Performance of a Humidity Sensor

Abstract:  In this paper a method for obtaining better porosity is proposed .The sol gel method and anodisation of aluminium oxide together will result in formation of better pores on alumina. Better porosity will result in enhanced performance of a sensor.

 porosity, sol gel, anodisation, adsorption


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