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Optimized high performance thermoelectric generator with combined segmented and asymmetrical legs under pulsed heat input power (2019)
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Shittu, S., Li, G., Zhao, X., Ma, X., Akhlaghi, Y. G., & Ayodele, E. (2019). Optimized high performance thermoelectric generator with combined segmented and asymmetrical legs under pulsed heat input power. Journal of power sources, 428, 53-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.04.099

In this study, a segmented asymmetrical thermoelectric generator (SASTEG) is numerically investigated to optimize its electrical performance and mechanical reliability under transient and steady state conditions. The thermal and electrical performanc... Read More about Optimized high performance thermoelectric generator with combined segmented and asymmetrical legs under pulsed heat input power.

A Survey of the Methods on Fingerprint Orientation Field Estimation (2019)
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Bian, W., Xu, D., Li, Q., Cheng, Y., Jie, B., & Ding, X. (2019). A Survey of the Methods on Fingerprint Orientation Field Estimation. IEEE access : practical innovations, open solutions, 7, 32644-32663. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2903601

Fingerprint orientation field (FOF) estimation plays a key role in enhancing the performance of the automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS): accurate estimation of FOF can evidently improve the performance of AFIS. However, despite the eno... Read More about A Survey of the Methods on Fingerprint Orientation Field Estimation.

Sustainable and scalable in-situ synthesis of hydrochar-wrapped Ti3AlC2-derived nanofibers as adsorbents to remove heavy metals (2019)
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Dong, X., Wang, Y., Jia, M., Niu, Z., Cai, J., Yu, X., …Zhang, X. (2019). Sustainable and scalable in-situ synthesis of hydrochar-wrapped Ti3AlC2-derived nanofibers as adsorbents to remove heavy metals. Bioresource technology : biomass, bioenergy, biowastes, conversion technologies, biotransformations, production technologies, 282, 222-227. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2019.03.010

To ensure a sustainable future, it is imperative to efficiently utilize abundant biomass to produce such as platform chemicals, transport fuels, and other raw materials; hydrochar is one of the promising candidates derived by hydrothermal carbonizati... Read More about Sustainable and scalable in-situ synthesis of hydrochar-wrapped Ti3AlC2-derived nanofibers as adsorbents to remove heavy metals.

Lightweight and Practical Anonymous Authentication Protocol for RFID systems using physically unclonable functions (2018)
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Gope, P., Lee, J., & Quek, T. Q. (2018). Lightweight and Practical Anonymous Authentication Protocol for RFID systems using physically unclonable functions. IEEE transactions on information forensics and security, 13(11), 2831-2843 . https://doi.org/10.1109/TIFS.2018.2832849

Radio frequency identification (RFID) has been considered one of the imperative requirements for implementation of Internet-of-Things applications. It helps to solve the identification issues of the things in a cost-effective manner, but RFID systems... Read More about Lightweight and Practical Anonymous Authentication Protocol for RFID systems using physically unclonable functions.

A systems framework for national assessment of climate risks to infrastructure (2018)
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Dawson, R. J., Thompson, D., Johns, D., Wood, R., Darch, G., Chapman, L., …Hall, J. W. (2018). A systems framework for national assessment of climate risks to infrastructure. Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences, 376(2121), https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2017.0298

Extreme weather causes substantial adverse socioeconomic impacts by damaging and disrupting the infrastructure services that underpin modern society. Globally, $2.5tn a year is spent on infrastructure which is typically designed to last decades, over... Read More about A systems framework for national assessment of climate risks to infrastructure.

Ultrafast synchrotron X-ray imaging studies of microstructure fragmentation in solidification under ultrasound (2017)
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Wang, B., Tan, D., Lee, T. L., Khong, J. C., Wang, F., Eskin, D., …Mi, J. (2018). Ultrafast synchrotron X-ray imaging studies of microstructure fragmentation in solidification under ultrasound. Acta Materialia, 144, 505-515 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2017.10.067

Ultrasound processing of metal alloys is an environmental friendly and promising green technology for liquid metal degassing and microstructural refinement. However many fundamental issues in this field are still not fully understood, because of the... Read More about Ultrafast synchrotron X-ray imaging studies of microstructure fragmentation in solidification under ultrasound.

Reasoning with BDI robots: from simulation to physical environment – implementations and limitations (2017)
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Davis, D. N., & Ramulu, S. K. (2017). Reasoning with BDI robots: from simulation to physical environment – implementations and limitations. Paladyn journal of behavioural robotics, 8(1), 39-57. https://doi.org/10.1515/pjbr-2017-0003

In this paper an overview of the state of research into cognitive robots is given. This is driven by insights arising from research that has moved from simulation to physical robots over the course of a number of sub-projects. A number of major issue... Read More about Reasoning with BDI robots: from simulation to physical environment – implementations and limitations.

T-spline based unifying registration procedure for free-form surface workpieces in intelligent CMM (2017)
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Han, Z., Wang, Y., Ma, X., Liu, S., Zhang, X., & Zhang, G. (2017). T-spline based unifying registration procedure for free-form surface workpieces in intelligent CMM. Applied Sciences, 7(10), 1092 . https://doi.org/10.3390/app7101092

With the development of the modern manufacturing industry, the free-form surface is widely used in various fields, and the automatic detection of a free-form surface is an important function of future intelligent three-coordinate measuring machines (... Read More about T-spline based unifying registration procedure for free-form surface workpieces in intelligent CMM.

Dependency of the combustion behavior of energy grass and three other types of biomass upon lignocellulosic composition (2017)
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Ma, Y., Guan, Y., Zhang, K., Xu, G., Yang, Y., & Stevenson, P. (2018). Dependency of the combustion behavior of energy grass and three other types of biomass upon lignocellulosic composition. Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, 37(2), 815-823 . https://doi.org/10.1002/ep.12705

The combustion characteristics of four kinds of biomass fuels (energy grass, sawdust, corn cob, and walnut shell) are investigated in this article. All the samples are heated from room temperature to 800°C at multiple heating rates of 10, 20, and 30°... Read More about Dependency of the combustion behavior of energy grass and three other types of biomass upon lignocellulosic composition.

A synchrotron X-radiography study of the fragmentation and refinement of primary intermetallic particles in an Al-35 Cu alloy induced by ultrasonic melt processing (2017)
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Wang, F., Eskin, D., Mi, J., Wang, C., Koe, B., King, A., …Connolley, T. (2017). A synchrotron X-radiography study of the fragmentation and refinement of primary intermetallic particles in an Al-35 Cu alloy induced by ultrasonic melt processing. Acta Materialia, 141, 142-153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2017.09.010

Using synchrotron X-ray high speed radiography, the fragmentation and refinement of pre-existing primary Al2Cu intermetallic dendrites induced by ultrasonic melt processing in a hypereutectic Al-35% Cu alloy were studied in-situ and in real time. The... Read More about A synchrotron X-radiography study of the fragmentation and refinement of primary intermetallic particles in an Al-35 Cu alloy induced by ultrasonic melt processing.

Performance study of a novel solar solid dehumidification/regeneration bed for use in buildings air conditioning systems (2017)
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Yang, W., Wang, W., Ding, Z., Wang, Z., Zhao, X., & He, S. (2017). Performance study of a novel solar solid dehumidification/regeneration bed for use in buildings air conditioning systems. Energies, 10(9), 1335 . https://doi.org/10.3390/en10091335

In this paper, a novel solar solid dehumidification/regeneration bed has been proposed, and its three regeneration methods, i.e., simulated solar radiation regeneration, microwave regeneration, and combined regeneration of the microwave and simulated... Read More about Performance study of a novel solar solid dehumidification/regeneration bed for use in buildings air conditioning systems.

Nonlinear Modeling and Verification of a Heaving Point Absorber for Wave Energy Conversion (2017)
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Guo, B., Patton, R., Jin, S., Gilbert, J., & Parsons, D. (2017). Nonlinear Modeling and Verification of a Heaving Point Absorber for Wave Energy Conversion. IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 9(1), 453-461. https://doi.org/10.1109/tste.2017.2741341

Although the heaving Point Absorber (PA) concept is well known in wave energy conversion research, few studies focus on appropriate modelling of non-linear fluid viscous and mechanical friction dynamics. Even though these concepts are known to have n... Read More about Nonlinear Modeling and Verification of a Heaving Point Absorber for Wave Energy Conversion.

Disability-aware adaptive and personalised learning for students with multiple disabilities (2017)
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Nganji, J. T., & Brayshaw, M. (2017). Disability-aware adaptive and personalised learning for students with multiple disabilities. International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 34(4), 307-321 . https://doi.org/10.1108/IJILT-08-2016-0027

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to address how virtual learning environments (VLEs) can be designed to include the needs of learners with multiple disabilities. Specifically, it employs AI to show how specific learning materials from a huge repo... Read More about Disability-aware adaptive and personalised learning for students with multiple disabilities.

Domain transfer for deep natural language generation from abstract meaning representations (2017)
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Dethlefs, N. (2017). Domain transfer for deep natural language generation from abstract meaning representations. IEEE computational intelligence magazine, 12(3), 18-28 . https://doi.org/10.1109/mci.2017.2708558

Stochastic natural language generation systems that are trained from labelled datasets are often domainspecific in their annotation and in their mapping from semantic input representations to lexical-syntactic outputs. As a result, learnt models fail... Read More about Domain transfer for deep natural language generation from abstract meaning representations.

Collaborative hybrid agent provision of learner needs using ontology based semantic technology (2017)
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Brayshaw, M., Nganji, J., & Gordon, N. (2017). Collaborative hybrid agent provision of learner needs using ontology based semantic technology. Lecture notes in computer science, 10296 LNCS, 341-351 . https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-58515-4_27

© Springer International Publishing AG 2017. This paper describes the use of Intelligent Agents and Ontologies to implement knowledge navigation and learner choice when interacting with complex information locations. The paper is in two parts: the fi... Read More about Collaborative hybrid agent provision of learner needs using ontology based semantic technology.

Integrated fault-tolerant control for a 3-DOF helicopter with actuator faults and saturation (2017)
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Lan, J., Patton, R. J., & Zhu, X. (2017). Integrated fault-tolerant control for a 3-DOF helicopter with actuator faults and saturation. IET Control Theory and Applications, 11(14), 2232-2241 . https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-cta.2016.1602

© The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2017. This study proposes a fault estimation (FE)-based fault-tolerant control (FTC) strategy to maintain system reliability and achieve desirable control performance for a 3-DOF helicopter system with... Read More about Integrated fault-tolerant control for a 3-DOF helicopter with actuator faults and saturation.

Accuracy of pulse interval timing in ambulatory blood pressure measurement (2016)
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Kane, S. A., Blake, J. R., McArdle, F. J., Langley, P., & Sims, A. J. (2016). Accuracy of pulse interval timing in ambulatory blood pressure measurement. Scientific reports, 6(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/srep37472

Blood pressure (BP) monitors rely on pulse detection. Some blood pressure monitors use pulse timings to analyse pulse interval variability for arrhythmia screening, but this assumes that the pulse interval timings detected from BP cuffs are accurate... Read More about Accuracy of pulse interval timing in ambulatory blood pressure measurement.

Robust fault estimation using an LPV reference model : ADDSAFE benchmark case study (2015)
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Chen, L., Patton, R., & Goupil, P. (2016). Robust fault estimation using an LPV reference model : ADDSAFE benchmark case study. Control engineering practice, 49, 194-203 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conengprac.2015.12.006

This paper investigates a mixed H−/H∞ linear parameter varying (LPV) fault estimator using an LPV reference estimator. LMIs are used to calculate the affine parameter-dependent gains of the LPV fault estimator. The design strategy is applied to a hig... Read More about Robust fault estimation using an LPV reference model : ADDSAFE benchmark case study.

Simulation-based techno-economic evaluation for optimal design of CO₂ transport pipeline network (2014)
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Luo, X., Wang, M., Oko, E., & Okezue, C. (2014). Simulation-based techno-economic evaluation for optimal design of CO₂ transport pipeline network. Applied energy, 132(November), 610-620 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.07.063

For large volumes of carbon dioxide (CO₂) onshore and offshore transportation, pipeline is considered the preferred method. This paper presents a study of the pipeline network planned in the Humber region of the UK. Steady state process simulation mo... Read More about Simulation-based techno-economic evaluation for optimal design of CO₂ transport pipeline network.

Techno-economic analysis of chemical looping combustion with humid air turbine power cycle (2014)
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Olaleye, A. K., & Wang, M. (2014). Techno-economic analysis of chemical looping combustion with humid air turbine power cycle. Fuel, 124, 221-231 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2014.02.002

Power generation from fossil fuel-fired power plant is the largest single source of CO₂ emission. CO₂ emission contributes to climate change. On the other hand, renewable energy is hindered by complex constraints in dealing with large scale applicati... Read More about Techno-economic analysis of chemical looping combustion with humid air turbine power cycle.


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