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A phase modulation-based ultrasonic communication system using Variable Structure Control (2010)
Conference Proceeding
Ma, S., Wilkinson, A. J., & Paulson, K. S. (2010). A phase modulation-based ultrasonic communication system using Variable Structure Control. doi:10.1109/icct.2010.5688708

Narrow bandwidth transducers used in existing ultrasonic data communication systems are known to be devices with a high Q resonant response and low coupling to both the electrical drive and acoustic output interfaces. These features limit the speed o... Read More about A phase modulation-based ultrasonic communication system using Variable Structure Control.

Local hybrid level-set method for MRA image segmentation (2010)
Conference Proceeding
Hong, Q., Li, Q., & Tian, J. (2010). Local hybrid level-set method for MRA image segmentation. doi:10.1109/cit.2010.250

In this paper, a local hybrid level-set method formedical image segmentation is presented. In proposed method,a locally fitted binary energy function is introduced into thehybrid level-set framework proposed by Zhang et al..Compared with the globally... Read More about Local hybrid level-set method for MRA image segmentation.

GN-DTD: Graphical notation for describing XML documents (2010)
Conference Proceeding
Zainol, Z., & Wang, B. (2010). GN-DTD: Graphical notation for describing XML documents. doi:10.1109/dbkda.2010.29

This paper presents a graphical approach to model XML documents based on a Data Type Documentation called Graphical Notations-Data Type Documentation (GN-DTD). GN-DTD allows us to capture syntax and semantic of XML documents in a simple way but preci... Read More about GN-DTD: Graphical notation for describing XML documents.

A translation of state machines to temporal fault trees (2010)
Conference Proceeding
Papadopoulos, Y., Mahmud, N., & Walker, M. (2010). A translation of state machines to temporal fault trees. doi:10.1109/dsnw.2010.5542620

State Machines (SMs) are increasingly being used to gain a better understanding of the failure behaviour of safety-critical systems. In dependability analysis, SMs are translated to other models, such as Generalized Stochastic Petri Nets (GSPNs) or c... Read More about A translation of state machines to temporal fault trees.

Beyond desktop point and click: Immersive walkthrough of aerospace structures (2010)
Conference Proceeding
Courter, D., Springer, J. P., Neumann, C., Cruz-Neira, C., & Reiners, D. (2010). Beyond desktop point and click: Immersive walkthrough of aerospace structures. In 2010 IEEE Aerospace Conference, 42948. https://doi.org/10.1109/AERO.2010.5446793

There are a number of 3D applications that have shown the benefits of using visualization techniques for virtual prototyping and education in aerospace engineering. However,these applications typically run only on desktop computers and user interacti... Read More about Beyond desktop point and click: Immersive walkthrough of aerospace structures.

Using logistics services to achieve satisfaction and turn corporate brand equity into loyalty (2009)
Conference Proceeding
Grant, D., Juntunen, J., Juga, J., & Juntunen, M. (2009). Using logistics services to achieve satisfaction and turn corporate brand equity into loyalty. In K. S. Pawar, & C. S. Lalwani (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Logistics (14th ISL), Nottingham University Business School, 408-414

Purpose: This research applies theory and techniques from the services and marketing literature to a logistics service provider (LSP) context to determine whether corporate brand equity and the LSP’s service offerings lead to customer satisfaction wh... Read More about Using logistics services to achieve satisfaction and turn corporate brand equity into loyalty.

Modelling and measurement of the gas flow rate in vertical annular gas-water flow using a conductance multiphase Venturi meter (2009)
Conference Proceeding
Hasan, A., & Lucas, G. (2009). Modelling and measurement of the gas flow rate in vertical annular gas-water flow using a conductance multiphase Venturi meter

Separated flow in a Venturi meter is highly complex and the application of a homogenous flow model could not reasonably be expected to lead to highly accurate results. If this is the case, a gas volume fraction measurement technique at the throat mus... Read More about Modelling and measurement of the gas flow rate in vertical annular gas-water flow using a conductance multiphase Venturi meter.

Collagen remodelling by osteoblast and prostate vancer vell interactions in metastatic bone lesions (2009)
Conference Proceeding
Sturge, J. (2009). Collagen remodelling by osteoblast and prostate vancer vell interactions in metastatic bone lesions

A major clinical complication in patients with advanced prostate cancer is metastasis to bone where osteoblastic and/or osteoclastic activity results in a highly destructive tissue remodelling process.Recent in vivo studies have identified important... Read More about Collagen remodelling by osteoblast and prostate vancer vell interactions in metastatic bone lesions.

Basin scale fluxes of metals from historically mined orefields in the UK. (2009)
Conference Proceeding
Mayes, W. M., Rolls, T., Potter, H. A., & Jarvis, A. P. (2009). Basin scale fluxes of metals from historically mined orefields in the UK. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage

The flux of metals at the tidal limits of major rivers are an important metric of freshwater contaminant transfer to marine habitats, reported in North-East Atlantic bordering countries under the 1992 OSPAR Convention. This paper critically assesses... Read More about Basin scale fluxes of metals from historically mined orefields in the UK..

A language for failure patterns and application in safety analysis (2008)
Conference Proceeding
Wolforth, I., Walker, M., & Papadopoulos, Y. (2008). A language for failure patterns and application in safety analysis. doi:10.1109/depcos-relcomex.2008.44

Components and families of components in mechatronic systems often exhibit failure characteristics that are independent of system context and repeatable across applications. In this paper, we show that it is possible to capture and reuse such pattern... Read More about A language for failure patterns and application in safety analysis.

Semi automatic failure analysis based on simulation models (2008)
Conference Proceeding
Hamann, R., Uhlig, A., Papadopoulos, Y., Rüde, E., Grätz, U., Walker, M., & Lien, R. (2008). Semi automatic failure analysis based on simulation models. doi:10.1115/omae2008-57256

Classical risk assessment and risk management which is gaining importance in many industries is usually based on well defined processes and uses techniques like FTA and FMEA. However, classical risk analysis techniques like FTA and FMEA should ideall... Read More about Semi automatic failure analysis based on simulation models.

SCM Implementation in Austrian organizations (2008)
Conference Proceeding
Kotzab, H., Grant, D., Teller, C., & Völk, N. (2008). SCM Implementation in Austrian organizations. In V. Autere, A. H. Bask, G. Kovács, K. Spens, & K. Tanskanen (Eds.), Beyond Business Logistics : Selected full papers presented at the 20th Anniversary NOFOMA 2008 logistics conference held in June 2008 at Hanken (the Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration) in Helsinki, Finland, 297-312

Improving service and sustainability in retail supply chains (2008)
Conference Proceeding
Grant, D. B., Fernie, J., Tautrims, A., & El-Adas, R. (2008). Improving service and sustainability in retail supply chains. In Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Logistics (ISL) 2008, 257-264

Purpose: On-shelf availability and its impact on retail customer service and profitability has concerned retailers for many years. Further, globalisation of retail supply chains has meant increased logistics costs, particularly in transportation, and... Read More about Improving service and sustainability in retail supply chains.

Improving the bottom line: Moving towards a transport capability maturity model (2008)
Conference Proceeding
Holter, A., Millar Ritchie, J., Shaw, W. N., & Grant, D. (2008). Improving the bottom line: Moving towards a transport capability maturity model. In Logistics Research Network Annual Conference 2008 - Liverpool, United Kingdom, 14-19

Transport is often considered a service that can easily be purchased and obtained without further complications. However, managing and purchasing transport is a complex process. A five step transport purchasing capability maturity model is proposed w... Read More about Improving the bottom line: Moving towards a transport capability maturity model.

Spiking neurons: Is coincidence-factor enough for comparing responses with fluctuating membrane voltage? (2008)
Conference Proceeding
Sarangdhar, M., & Kambhampati, C. (2008). Spiking neurons: Is coincidence-factor enough for comparing responses with fluctuating membrane voltage?. In Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering, 1640 - 1645

Similarity between two spike trains is generally estimated using a ‘coincidence factor’. This factor relies on counting coincidences of firing-times for spikes in a given time window. However, in cases where there are significant fluctuat... Read More about Spiking neurons: Is coincidence-factor enough for comparing responses with fluctuating membrane voltage?.

Simulation and static measurement of the gas volume fraction in a separated flow model using a conductance multiphase Venturi meter (CMVM) (2008)
Conference Proceeding
Hasan, A., & Lucas, G. (2008). Simulation and static measurement of the gas volume fraction in a separated flow model using a conductance multiphase Venturi meter (CMVM). In Proceedings of Computing and Engineering Annual Researchers' Conference 2008: CEARC’08, 69-74

The assumption of equal mixture densities at the inlet and the throat of the Venturi is only valid in a homogenous flow. This assumption is no longer valid for a separated flow and therefore, the measurement of the gas volume fraction at the throat m... Read More about Simulation and static measurement of the gas volume fraction in a separated flow model using a conductance multiphase Venturi meter (CMVM).

Advanced multi-frame rate rendering techniques (2008)
Conference Proceeding
Springer, J. P., Lux, C., Reiners, D., & Froehlich, B. (2008). Advanced multi-frame rate rendering techniques. doi:10.1109/VR.2008.4480770

Multi-frame rate rendering is a parallel rendering technique that renders interactive parts of the scene on one graphics card while the rest of the scene is rendered asynchronously on a second graphics card. The resulting color and depth images of bo... Read More about Advanced multi-frame rate rendering techniques.

Improving Interaction Performance for Ray Tracing (2008)
Conference Proceeding
Kurz, D., Lux, C., Springer, J., & Fröhlich, B. (2008). Improving Interaction Performance for Ray Tracing. In Eurographics 2008 - Short papers, 283 - 286. doi:10.2312/egs.20081031

We have developed an approach for improving the performance of object manipulation in ray tracing systems.We assume that users alternate between navigating the scene and manipulating objects in the scene. We divide the scene in objects currently mani... Read More about Improving Interaction Performance for Ray Tracing.