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CNN-Based Cassava Storage Root Counting using Real and Synthetic Images (2019)
Journal Article
Atanbori, J., Montoya, M., Selvaraj, M. G., French, A. P., & Pridmore, T. P. (2019). CNN-Based Cassava Storage Root Counting using Real and Synthetic Images. Frontiers in Plant Science, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.01516

Cassava roots are complex structures comprising several distinct types of root. The number and size of the storage roots are two potential phenotypic traits reflecting crop yield and quality. Counting and measuring the size of cassava storage roots a... Read More about CNN-Based Cassava Storage Root Counting using Real and Synthetic Images.

A low-cost aeroponic phenotyping system for storage root development: unravelling the below-ground secrets of cassava (Manihot esculenta) (2019)
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Montoya-P, M. E., Selvaraj, M. G., French, A. P., Atanbori, J., & Pridmore, T. (2019). A low-cost aeroponic phenotyping system for storage root development: unravelling the below-ground secrets of cassava (Manihot esculenta). Plant Methods, 15(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13007-019-0517-6

Background Root and tuber crops are becoming more important for their high source of carbohydrates, next to cereals. Despite their commercial impact, there are significant knowledge gaps about the environmental and inherent regulation of storage roo... Read More about A low-cost aeroponic phenotyping system for storage root development: unravelling the below-ground secrets of cassava (Manihot esculenta).

Operational performance of a novel fast-responsive heat storage/exchanging unit (HSEU) for solar heating systems (2019)
Journal Article
Fan, Y., Zhao, X., Li, J., Cheng, Y., Zhou, J., Yu, M., …Myers, S. (2019). Operational performance of a novel fast-responsive heat storage/exchanging unit (HSEU) for solar heating systems. Renewable energy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.11.007

In order for a solar heating system to provide heat immediately after sunrise, a fast response is needed to the heat demand of a serviced space. The majority of existing solar heating systems have a slow response time due to the large volume of water... Read More about Operational performance of a novel fast-responsive heat storage/exchanging unit (HSEU) for solar heating systems.

Dynamic reliability assessment of flare systems by combining fault tree analysis and Bayesian networks (2019)
Journal Article
Kabir, S., Taleb-Berrouane, M., & Papadopoulos, Y. (in press). Dynamic reliability assessment of flare systems by combining fault tree analysis and Bayesian networks. Energy Sources, Part A, https://doi.org/10.1080/15567036.2019.1670287

Flaring is a combustion process commonly used in the oil and gas industry to dispose flammable waste gases. Flare flameout occurs when these gases escape unburnt from the flare tip causing the discharge of flammable and/or toxic vapor clouds. The tox... Read More about Dynamic reliability assessment of flare systems by combining fault tree analysis and Bayesian networks.

Performance evaluation and design for variable threshold alarm systems through semi-Markov process (2019)
Journal Article
Aslansefat, K., Bahar Gogani, M., Kabir, S., Shoorehdeli, M. A., & Yari, M. (in press). Performance evaluation and design for variable threshold alarm systems through semi-Markov process. ISA Transactions, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isatra.2019.08.015

In large industrial systems, alarm management is one of the most important issues to improve the safety and efficiency of systems in practice. Operators of such systems often have to deal with a numerous number of simultaneous alarms. Different kinds... Read More about Performance evaluation and design for variable threshold alarm systems through semi-Markov process.

DMP_MI: an effective diabetes mellitus classification algorithm on imbalanced data with missing values (2019)
Journal Article
Wang, Q., Cao, W., Guo, J., Ren, J., Cheng, Y., & Davis, D. N. (2019). DMP_MI: an effective diabetes mellitus classification algorithm on imbalanced data with missing values. IEEE access : practical innovations, open solutions, 7, 102232-102238. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2929866

As a widely known chronic disease, diabetes mellitus is called a silent killer. It makes the body produce less insulin and causes increased blood sugar, which leads to many complications and affects the normal functioning of various organs, such as e... Read More about DMP_MI: an effective diabetes mellitus classification algorithm on imbalanced data with missing values.

Interpretable emotion recognition using EEG signals (2019)
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Qing, C., Qiao, R., Xu, X., & Cheng, Y. (2019). Interpretable emotion recognition using EEG signals. IEEE access : practical innovations, open solutions, 7, 94160-94170. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2928691

Electroencephalogram (EEG) signal-based emotion recognition has attracted wide interests in recent years and has been broadly adopted in medical, affective computing, and other relevant fields. However, the majority of the research reported in this f... Read More about Interpretable emotion recognition using EEG signals.

Smart, social, flexible and fun: Escaping the flatlands of virtual learning environments (2019)
Journal Article
Brayshaw, M., Gordon, N. A., & Grey, S. (2019). Smart, social, flexible and fun: Escaping the flatlands of virtual learning environments. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 998, 1047-1060. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22868-2_70

© 2019, Springer Nature Switzerland AG. This paper describes the development of intelligent, social, flexible and game-based pedagogic approaches and their applications in Virtual Learning Environment based Education. Applications of computer science... Read More about Smart, social, flexible and fun: Escaping the flatlands of virtual learning environments.

A clustering based transfer function for volume rendering using gray-gradient mode histogram (2019)
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Lan, Y., Ding, Y., Luo, X., Zhang, Y., Huang, C., Ng, E., …Che, W. (2019). A clustering based transfer function for volume rendering using gray-gradient mode histogram. IEEE access : practical innovations, open solutions, 7, 80737-80747. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2923080

Volume rendering is an emerging technique widely used in the medical field to visualize human organs using tomography image slices. In volume rendering, sliced medical images are transformed into attributes, such as color and opacity through transfer... Read More about A clustering based transfer function for volume rendering using gray-gradient mode histogram.

Experimental and analytic study of a hybrid solar/biomass rural heating system (2019)
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Zhang, X., Yang, J., Fan, Y., Zhao, X., Yan, R., Zhao, J., & Myers, S. (2019). Experimental and analytic study of a hybrid solar/biomass rural heating system. Energy, 116392. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.116392

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd This paper presents a dedicated analytic and experimental study of a hybrid solar/biomass space heating system incorporating a micro-channel solar thermal panels-array, a biomass boiler and a dedicated control algorithm. This syst... Read More about Experimental and analytic study of a hybrid solar/biomass rural heating system.

Energy performance analysis of a novel solar PVT loop heat pipe employing a microchannel heat pipe evaporator and a PCM triple heat exchanger (2018)
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Diallo, T. M., Yu, M., Zhou, J., Zhao, X., Shittu, S., Li, G., …Hardy, D. (2019). Energy performance analysis of a novel solar PVT loop heat pipe employing a microchannel heat pipe evaporator and a PCM triple heat exchanger. Energy, 167, 866-888. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.10.192

This study presents a numerical analysis of the energy efficiency for a novel solar PVT Loop Heat Pipe (PVT-LHP) employing a novel Micro-channel evaporator and a novel PCM heat storage exchanger. It presents a description of the different sub-models... Read More about Energy performance analysis of a novel solar PVT loop heat pipe employing a microchannel heat pipe evaporator and a PCM triple heat exchanger.

A new smart mobile system for chronic wound care management (2018)
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Wang, S., Zhang, Q., Huang, W., Tian, H., Hu, J., Cheng, Y., & Peng, Y. (2018). A new smart mobile system for chronic wound care management. IEEE access : practical innovations, open solutions, 6, 52355-52365. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2018.2864264

Nonhealing wounds pose a major challenge in clinical medicine. Typical chronic wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers, have brought substantial difficulties to millions of patients around the world. The management of chronic wound... Read More about A new smart mobile system for chronic wound care management.

Towards Low-Cost Image-based Plant Phenotyping using Reduced-Parameter CNN (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Atanbori, J., Chen, F., French, A. P., & Pridmore, T. (2018). Towards Low-Cost Image-based Plant Phenotyping using Reduced-Parameter CNN. In Proceedings of BMVC 2018

Segmentation is the core of most plant phenotyping applications. Current state-of-the-art plant phenotyping applications rely on deep Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs). However, these networks have many layers and parameters, increasing training a... Read More about Towards Low-Cost Image-based Plant Phenotyping using Reduced-Parameter CNN.

Classification of bird species from video using appearance and motion features (2018)
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Atanbori, J., Duan, W., Shaw, E., Appiah, K., & Dickinson, P. (2018). Classification of bird species from video using appearance and motion features. Ecological informatics, 48, 12-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2018.07.005

The monitoring of bird populations can provide important information on the state of sensitive ecosystems; however, the manual collection of reliable population data is labour-intensive, time-consuming, and potentially error prone. Automated monitori... Read More about Classification of bird species from video using appearance and motion features.

Is green IT an antidote to e-waste problems? (2010)
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Nganji, J., & Brayshaw, M. (2010). Is green IT an antidote to e-waste problems?. Innovation in teaching and learning in information and computer sciences, 9(2), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.11120/ital.2010.09020006

Man’s negative impact on the environment due to various activities has raised serious concerns with numerous campaigns rising to protect the environment. Computer waste also contributes to damaging not only the environment, but has serious consequenc... Read More about Is green IT an antidote to e-waste problems?.

The quintic Grassmannian g(1,4,2) in PG(9,2) (2004)
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Shaw, R., & Gordon, N. (2004). The quintic Grassmannian g(1,4,2) in PG(9,2). Designs, codes, and cryptography, 32(1-3), 381 - 396. https://doi.org/10.1023...ESI.0000029236.10701.61

The 155 points of the Grassmannian g(1,4,2) of lines of PG(4,2) = PV(5,2) are those points x is an element of PG(9,2) = P(boolean AND V-2(5,2)) which satisfy a certain quintic equation Q(x) = 0. (The quintic polynomial Q is given explicitly in Shaw a... Read More about The quintic Grassmannian g(1,4,2) in PG(9,2).

Automatic Recognition for the Position and Orientation of Parts in Intelligent CMMs (2003)
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Ma, X. (2003). Automatic Recognition for the Position and Orientation of Parts in Intelligent CMMs. Yi qi yi biao xue bao = Chinese journal of scientific instrument, 24(2), 165-170. https://doi.org/10.3321...3A0254-3087.2003.02.015

A method for automatic recognition of the position and orientation of parts based on machine vision and CAD 3D model is proposed Virtual image matching is used to confirm the position and orientation of the part By perspective imagery,virtual images... Read More about Automatic Recognition for the Position and Orientation of Parts in Intelligent CMMs.