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Terminal sliding mode control of an anthropomorphic manipulator with friction based observer (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Ali, K., Mehmood, A., & Iqbal, J. (2021). Terminal sliding mode control of an anthropomorphic manipulator with friction based observer. In 2021 International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Industry (ICRAI). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRAI54018.2021.9651323

The role of modern control techniques has been instrumental in today’s robotic applications because of their increasing requirements for reliability, accuracy, productivity and repeatability. Robotic manipulators are highly non-linear systems with co... Read More about Terminal sliding mode control of an anthropomorphic manipulator with friction based observer.

Finite-Time Attitude Control of Uncertain Quadrotor Aircraft via Continuous Terminal Sliding-Mode-Based Active Anti-Disturbance Approach (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Mechali, O., Iqbal, J., Mechali, A., Xie, X., & Xu, L. (2021). Finite-Time Attitude Control of Uncertain Quadrotor Aircraft via Continuous Terminal Sliding-Mode-Based Active Anti-Disturbance Approach. In IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2021 (1170-1175). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMA52036.2021.9512751

This research addresses the problem of robust attitude control for a quadrotor operating in an environment polluted with lumped disturbances. A new continuous terminal sliding mode-based active anti-disturbance control (CTSMBAADC) is proposed by inno... Read More about Finite-Time Attitude Control of Uncertain Quadrotor Aircraft via Continuous Terminal Sliding-Mode-Based Active Anti-Disturbance Approach.

Distributed Leader-Follower Formation Control of Quadrotors Swarm Subjected to Disturbances (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Mechali, O., Iqbal, J., Wang, J., Xie, X., & Xu, L. (2021). Distributed Leader-Follower Formation Control of Quadrotors Swarm Subjected to Disturbances. In 2021 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (1442-1447). https://doi.org/10.1109/ICMA52036.2021.9512623

This paper proposes a novel control scheme for a group of quadrotors aircrafts that form a leader-follower configuration and are subjected to nonlinear behavior with lumped disturbances. For each aircraft, a distributed formation control law is desig... Read More about Distributed Leader-Follower Formation Control of Quadrotors Swarm Subjected to Disturbances.

Comparison of performance of alternative post combustion carbon capture processes for a biogas fueled micro gas turbine (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Font-Palma, C., Lychnos, G., Somehsaraei, H. N., Willson, P., & Assadi, M. (2021). Comparison of performance of alternative post combustion carbon capture processes for a biogas fueled micro gas turbine. In ASME Turbo Expo 2020: Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Expositionhttps://doi.org/10.1115/GT2020-15558

Copyright © 2020 ASME The urgent need to decrease greenhouse gases (GHG) has prompted countries such as the UK and Norway to commit to net zero emissions by 2050 and 2030, respectively. One of the sectors contributing to GHG emissions is agriculture,... Read More about Comparison of performance of alternative post combustion carbon capture processes for a biogas fueled micro gas turbine.

Identifying Gaps in Cybersecurity Teaching and Learning (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Brayshaw, M., Gordon, N., & Karatazgianni, A. (2020). Identifying Gaps in Cybersecurity Teaching and Learning. In INSPIRE XXV : e-Learning as a solution during unprecedented times in the 21st Century (165-178)

This paper explores perceptions and expectations of privacy when using computer-mediated communication and social media. In this paper we present the results of an empirical survey into this topic and explore the pedagogic implications for the teachi... Read More about Identifying Gaps in Cybersecurity Teaching and Learning.

Refining the Teaching of Programming (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Gordon, N., Cargill, M., Grey, S., & Brayshaw, M. (2020). Refining the Teaching of Programming. In INSPIRE XXV : e-Learning as a solution during unprecedented times in the 21st Century (97-107)

This paper considers issues around the teaching of programming, a critical yet challenging part of the computing education at all levels. This paper begins by outlining some of the key concerns around computing education-from secondary school, throug... Read More about Refining the Teaching of Programming.

A Multi-Modal Deep Learning Approach to the Early Prediction of Mild Cognitive Impairment Conversion to Alzheimer's Disease (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Rana, S. S., Ma, X., Pang, W., & Wolverson, E. (2020). A Multi-Modal Deep Learning Approach to the Early Prediction of Mild Cognitive Impairment Conversion to Alzheimer's Disease. In 2020 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Big Data Computing, Applications and Technologies (BDCAT) (9-18). https://doi.org/10.1109/BDCAT50828.2020.00013

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) has been described as the intermediary stage before Alzheimer's Disease - many people however remain stable or even demonstrate improvement in cognition. Early detection of progressive MCI (pMCI) therefore can be utili... Read More about A Multi-Modal Deep Learning Approach to the Early Prediction of Mild Cognitive Impairment Conversion to Alzheimer's Disease.

Comparative review of pipelines monitoring and leakage detection techniques (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Aljuaid, K. G., Albuoderman, M. A., Alahmadi, E. A., & Iqbal, J. (2020). Comparative review of pipelines monitoring and leakage detection techniques. In 2nd International Conference on Computer and Information Sciences (ICCIS)https://doi.org/10.1109/ICCIS49240.2020.9257602

The oil and gas industry owns expensive and widely-spread assets. Any fault in this complex transportation network may result in accidents and/or huge losses thereby triggering various environmental and economic issues. Thus, real-time monitoring and... Read More about Comparative review of pipelines monitoring and leakage detection techniques.

Geometry Effect on Photovoltaic-Thermoelectric Transient Performance (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Shittu, S., Li, G., Zhao, X., & Ma, X. (2020). Geometry Effect on Photovoltaic-Thermoelectric Transient Performance. In Volume 2: Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Applied Energy, Part 1, Sweden, 2019

This paper presents a three-dimensional numerical investigation on the effect of thermoelectric geometry on hybrid photovoltaic-thermoelectric (PV-TE) performance under varying weather conditions. Four thermoelectric (TE) geometries corresponding to... Read More about Geometry Effect on Photovoltaic-Thermoelectric Transient Performance.

Thermoelectric generator performance enhancement by the application of pulsed heat power (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Shittu, S., Li, G., Zhao, X., & Ma, X. (2019). Thermoelectric generator performance enhancement by the application of pulsed heat power. https://doi.org/10.11159/ffhmt19.146

Thermoelectric generator (TEG) is usually studied under steady state heating conditions however, the use of pulsed heat power could significantly enhance its performance. Therefore, this paper presents a numerical investigation of the thermal and ele... Read More about Thermoelectric generator performance enhancement by the application of pulsed heat power.

Model-Based Safety and Assessment: 6th International Symposium, IMBSA 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece, October 16–18, 2019, Proceedings (2019)
Conference Proceeding
(2019). Model-Based Safety and Assessment: 6th International Symposium, IMBSA 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece, October 16–18, 2019, Proceedings. In Y. Papadopoulos, K. Aslansefat, P. Katsaros, & M. Bozzano (Eds.), https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32872-6

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Model-Based Safety and Assessment, IMBSA 2019, held in Thessaloniki, Greece, in October 2019. The 24 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected fr... Read More about Model-Based Safety and Assessment: 6th International Symposium, IMBSA 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece, October 16–18, 2019, Proceedings.

Modeling and Robust Control of Twin Rotor MIMO System (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Shah, S. H., Khan, S. G., Iqbal, J., & Alharthi, M. (2019). Modeling and Robust Control of Twin Rotor MIMO System. In International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Industry (ICRAI)https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRAI47710.2019.8967355

Recently, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have witnessed immense popularity in various fields, ranging from surveillance, rescue, and fire fighting to other more sophisticated military and commercial applications. However, due to their highly nonline... Read More about Modeling and Robust Control of Twin Rotor MIMO System.

The effect of beat interval on ventricular repolarisation in atrial fibrillation (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Al-Karadi, M. S., Wilkinson, A. J., & Langley, P. (2019). The effect of beat interval on ventricular repolarisation in atrial fibrillation. https://doi.org/10.22489/CinC.2018.294

© 2018 Creative Commons Attribution. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is characterised by rapid beat interval changes. The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of such changes on ECG ventricular repolarisation characteristics. In 10 AF recordings b... Read More about The effect of beat interval on ventricular repolarisation in atrial fibrillation.

A flexible approach to introductory programming : engaging and motivating students (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Gordon, N., Brayshaw, M., & Grey, S. (2019). A flexible approach to introductory programming : engaging and motivating students. In CEP '19 Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Computing Education Practicehttps://doi.org/10.1145/3294016.3294025

© 2019 Copyright is held by the owner/author(s). In this paper, we consider an approach to supporting students of Computer Science as they embark upon their university studies. The transition to Computer Science can be challenging for students, and e... Read More about A flexible approach to introductory programming : engaging and motivating students.

An observer-relative systems approach to information (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Demetis, D., & Lee, A. (2019). An observer-relative systems approach to information. In Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (6300-6309)

By returning to the foundational principles of second-order cybernetics and resting on the central role of the observer, this essay explores how the distinction between data/information can be conceptualized. Using systems theory, we derive a series... Read More about An observer-relative systems approach to information.

Insights from easternmost Tethys: Slab rollback, mantle exhumation, and UHT metamorphism in Eastern Indonesia (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Pownall, J., Hall, R., Forster, M., & Lister, G. (2018). Insights from easternmost Tethys: Slab rollback, mantle exhumation, and UHT metamorphism in Eastern Indonesia. In EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts

The collision of Australia with SE Asia around 23 million years ago marked the closure of the eastern Tethys. Continued convergence of these two continents has since resulted in a complex array of active subduction zones, young mountain belts, and ne... Read More about Insights from easternmost Tethys: Slab rollback, mantle exhumation, and UHT metamorphism in Eastern Indonesia.

Effect of inorganic ions on pyrite catalyzed Fenton reaction (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Escobar Castillo, M., Gad-Allah, T. A., Ali, M. E. M., Salem, A. H., Khalil, A. S., Francesconi, M. G., & Lupascu, D. C. (2018). Effect of inorganic ions on pyrite catalyzed Fenton reaction. In Proceedings of the 4th World Congress on New Technologies (NewTech'18)https://doi.org/10.11159/icepr18.145

© 2018, Avestia Publishing. Industrial wastewaters contain not only organic pollutants but also considerable amounts of inorganic ions that may affect the efficiency of wastewater remediation processes. Thus, it is important to study the influence of... Read More about Effect of inorganic ions on pyrite catalyzed Fenton reaction.

A low-angle normal fault earthquake and tsunami: The 1852 Banda Sea Earthquake, Eastern Indonesia (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Pownall, J., Pranantyo, I., Cummins, P., & Griffin, J. (2018). A low-angle normal fault earthquake and tsunami: The 1852 Banda Sea Earthquake, Eastern Indonesia. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts

In November 1852, the Banda Islands, Eastern Indonesia suffered a devastating earthquake which was followed fifteen minutes later by a tsunami with up to eight meters height. Strong shaking was also felt on Ambon, Saparua, and Haruku Islands. The tsu... Read More about A low-angle normal fault earthquake and tsunami: The 1852 Banda Sea Earthquake, Eastern Indonesia.

Infinite Virtual Stoa (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Torrao, L., Papadopoulos, Y., & Mckie, D. (2018). Infinite Virtual Stoa. In XXI GENERATIVE ART 2018, proceedings of XXI Generative Art conference (183-194)

Stoicism is a philosophy that considers the object of life to be ataraxia (αταραξία), a state of psychological stability which is undisturbed by exposure to phenomena and circumstances that lie outside one's control. Such circumstances may include il... Read More about Infinite Virtual Stoa.

Control of flexible joint robotic manipulator: Design and prototyping (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Alam, W., Ali, N., Wahaj Aziz, H. M., & Iqbal, J. (2018). Control of flexible joint robotic manipulator: Design and prototyping. In 2018 International Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE)https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEE.2018.8566796

Robots are now an integral part of automation sector, thus indicating the importance of the associated control strategies. In contrast with conventional rigid manipulators, flexible arms offer several benefits in terms of light weight and power effic... Read More about Control of flexible joint robotic manipulator: Design and prototyping.