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  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Designing Optimized Architecture for Network Security Devices

    Cyber crimes are growing and it is expected that by 2017, the global cyber crime market would value at around $120 billion. It has been found that on an average, 18 users become victims of cyber crime. Viruses, malware, Trojans, worms, SQL injection and phishing are some of the malpractices...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Virtual System of Speaker Tracking by Camera Using an Audio-Based Source Localization

    In this paper, the authors deal with the problem of automatic speaker tracking by camera. Such tracking systems do exist nowadays, but they suffer from a number of problems such as: the response time due to the system inertia, the disturbing motor noise and the mechanical oscillations of the mechatronic...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Multi-Symmetric Ciphering System Module Based on Microcontroller

    It is widely recognized that data security will play a central role in the design of future IT systems. Many of those IT applications will be realized as embedded systems, which rely heavily on security mechanisms. Examples include security for wireless phones, wireless computing, and ATM security system in Banks....

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Mobile Social Computing: Swarm Intelligence Based Collaboration

    An ad-hoc network based intelligent system working on swarm intelligence principles for socializing system is being presented. The architecture relies on the distributed and decentralized nature and combines the swarm intelligence and crowd-sourcing in mobiles. Mobile devices detect the current context, developing information structures about the person condition and inform...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Towards Requirements Analysis and Assessment of Pervasive Systems

    Context-Aware Pervasive Systems (CAPS) are dynamic and heterogeneous software applications that focus on the collaborative use of computing devices available in the physical environment of users. In this paper, the authors present a CAPS specification model that is used to specify context features and their dynamic interactions in the physical...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    An Improved Framework for Tag-Based Academic Information Sharing and Recommendation System

    The Internet and the World Wide Web provides methods of storing and sharing information, especially in academic fields. CiteULike is a community based research paper sharing system, which is popular among researchers. This paper proposes a framework for a tag-based Academic Information Sharing and Recommender System which shares information such...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    An Adaptive Learning Based on Ant Colony and Collaborative Filtering

    One of the most prominent stakes of the online learning is learner's autonomy. Adaptive e-learning will permit frameworks use improvement by suggesting courses adapted to results, behaviors, preferences, tastes, learners, without any awareness of it that can be noticed by them. In the paper, the authors have proposed a hybrid...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A Defect Prediction Model for Open Source Software

    Defect prediction models are significantly beneficial for software systems, where testing experts need to focus their attention and resources on problematic areas in the software under development. In this paper, the authors find the relation between object oriented metrics and fault proneness using logistic regression method. The results are analyzed...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Software Failures and Chaos Theory

    Software itself is very complex and studying its failure is much more complex. Complexity is a relative concept and defining complexity in software failure is chaotic in nature. Software failure of complex systems and understanding the complex system needs some sort of theoretical support for analyzing the nonlinearity in the...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Repair Analysis for Embedded Memories Using Block-Based Redundancy Architecture

    Capacity and density of embedded memories have rapidly increased therefore they have higher probability of faults. As a result, yield of system-on-a-chip designs with embedded memories drops. Built-in self-repair is widely used to improve manufacturing yield by replacing faulty memory cells with redundant elements. Most approaches perform reconfiguration on the...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Performance of OCDMA Systems With Different Detection Schemes Using Enhanced Double Weight (EDW) Code

    This paper investigates the performance of Enhanced Double Weight (EDW) code for Spectral-Amplitude-Coding optical Code Division Multiple Access (SAC-OCDMA) system using different detection techniques. EDW code is the enhanced version of modified double weight code. Enhanced double weight code possesses ideal cross-correlation properties and weight can be any odd number...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Computer Simulation and Performance Evaluation of Single Mode Fiber Optics

    The goal of an optical fiber communication system is to transmit the maximum number of bits per second over the maximum possible distance with the fewest errors. Single mode optical fibers have already been one of the major transmission media for long distance telecommunication, with very low-losses and wide-bandwidth. The...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Proposal for Low Cost GSM Based Electric Meter for Efficient and Automated Meter Reading for Developing Countries

    Intelligent choice between energy technologies plays a vital role in energy planning and efficient electricity management. Scare resources, lack of expertise and shortage of capital are the major hurdle for developing countries opting cutting edge technologies. Cheap and outdated billing system is prone to error and source of corruption. The...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    External Memory System Optimization for FPGABasedImplementation of Speech Signal Processing

    A field programmable gate array is an integrated circuit designed to be configured and implemented any logical function. Recently, the use of an FPGA becomes a suited way to implement real time signal processing systems because of the increasing number of logic elements and clock frequencies. However the real time...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Modeling an OBS Network in OMNeT + + and the Impact of Data Channels in Such Network

    This paper is to implement the architecture of the optical burst switching network in a discrete event simulation in order to conduct future studies in the behavior and the loss resolution in such networks by determining the burst-loss probability depending on the increase of the number of implemented data channels....

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Investigation on the Microwave Performance of a High-Speed Opto-Electronic Hybrid Integrated Platform

    An opto-electronic hybrid integrated platform was developed to enable the fabrication of broadband, lowcost, and compact transceivers for telecommunications. On this platform, an opto-electronic device such as a high-speed laser or a photodetector chip is integrated with a RF driver or an amplifier IC. A Kovar heatsink with multistep structure...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Improvement in the Spectral Efficiency Achieved in OCDMA Using 1-Dimensional OOCs

    An Optical Orthogonal Code (OOC) is defined as collection of binary sequences with good auto and cross-correlation properties. Unlike bipolar code having correlation side-lobes and cross-correlation function close-to-zero, for OOC's the best correlation side-lobes and cross-correlation function is unity, which means that no distance between the positions of ones in...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Mobile Social Computing as Assistive Technology for Improving Elderly Care

    In this paper, the engineering framework for social computing systems for elderly care is being presented. The central theme is to make elderly care a family and community wide social event. The paradigm shift in the social media has driven many applications that are directed towards driving innovation in an...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A Model to Provide a Reliable Infrastructure for Cloud Computing

    The cloud computing offers dynamically scalable resources provided as a service over the Internet. It promises the drop in capital expenditure. But practically speaking if this is to become reality there are still some challenges which is to be still addressed. Amongst, the main issues are related to security and...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    HAMP - A Highly Abstracted and Modular Programming Paradigm for Expressing Parallel Programs on Heterogeneous Platforms

    With the start of the parallel computing era, due to power and thermal considerations, there is a growing need to bridge the gap between parallel hardware and software. The unintuitive nature of parallel programming and the high learning curve often prove a bottleneck in the development of quality parallel software....

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Fast Adaptive Filtering Algorithm for Acoustic Noise Cancellation

    In this paper, the authors propose an algorithm based on the adaptive filtering which they can use for the noise cancellation. This algorithm is stable numerically and very powerful when the input signal is stationary with additive noise on the output signal. It has a high convergence speed comparable with...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Performance Evaluation of Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 A,G WPA2 PTP Links: A Case Study

    Wireless communications using microwaves are increasingly important, such as Wi-Fi. Performance is a most fundamental issue, leading to more reliable and efficient communications. Security is equally very important. Laboratory measurements are made about several performance aspects of Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11a, g) WPA2 point-to-point links. A contribution is given to performance...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Application of Routing Algorithm to Congestion Control in GSM Network

    Maximizing bandwidth utilization and provision of guaranteed performance in the context of GSM (Global Satellite for Mobile Communications) networks, are two incompatible goals. Heterogeneity of the multimedia sources call for effective Congestion Control schemes to satisfy their diverse quality of service requirement. This include admission control at the connection set-up,...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A Study of Deploying Intrusion Detection Systems in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

    This paper presents an approach to prevent attacks in MANETs by deploying intrusion detection nodes. Some nodes performing Intrusion Detection Systems, IDS nodes for short, are used to mitigate attacks. Two kinds of attacks, wormhole attacks and black hole attacks are addressed in the paper. The modules used to mitigate...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A Lightweight Indoor Localization Model Based on Motley-Keenan and COST

    This paper presents a novel approach to WLAN propagation models for use in indoor localization. The major goal of this work is to eliminate the need for in situ data collection to generate the Fingerprinting map, instead, it is generated by using analytical propagation models such as: COST Multi-Wall, COST...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Data Quality Assessment in Performance Measurement

    Data quality is a multi-dimensional concept and this research will explore its impact in performance measurement systems. Despite the large numbers of publications on the design of Performance Measurement Systems (PMSs) and the definition of critical success factors to develop Performance Measures (PMs), from the data user perspective there are...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Critical Successful Factors (CSFs) for Successful Implementation of Lean Tools and ERP Systems

    Due to market competition and continuous pressure on businesses, there is always a need to adopt innovative tools and techniques, to reduce waste and concentrate on value adding activities. Consequently, the integration of lean tools and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems currently seem to be in high demand for both...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    SLA Business Management Based on Key Performance Indicators

    It is increasingly important that Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are taken into account when business processes are exposed as services in a Service Oriented Architecture. SLAs define expected service behavior and nonfunctional properties of the service. The fact that the service provider has to offer certain guarantees concerning SLA properties...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    An Interactive Shadow Detection and Removal Tool Using Granular Reflex Fuzzy Min-Max Neural Network

    This paper proposes an interactive tool to detect and remove shadows from colour images. The proposed method uses a Granular Reflex Fuzzy Min-Max Neural Network (GrRFMN) as a shadow classifier. GrRFMN is capable to process granules of data i.e. group of pixels in the form of hyperboxes. Granular data classification...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A Genetic Algorithm Approach for Multiuser Scheduling on the LTE Downlink

    The problem of multi-user radio resource scheduling on the downlink of a Long Term Evolution (LTE) cellular communication system is addressed in this paper. The optimization model used imposed that the radio resources for multiple users are jointly allocated at the air-interface. The study shows that optimal and near optimal...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Performance Analysis of Energy Consumption of Mobile Station in Three-Tier Network

    Multi-tier network consists of multiple access networks, which are complimentary to each other, from the aspect of mobility support, service coverage area, transmission bandwidth, energy consumption, etc. In previous works on multi-tier network, most of them deal with two access networks. Also the performance of multi-tier location management was analyzed,...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Enhanced Random Walk With Choice: An Empirical Study

    The Random Walk with d Choice (RWC(d)) is a recently proposed variation of the simple Random Walk that first selects a subset of d neighbor nodes and then decides to move to the node which minimizes the value of a certain parameter; this parameter captures the number of past visits...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    The Impact of Initial Network Topology on Performance of Routing Algorithms in MANETs

    The impact of the initial network topology on performance of routing algorithms is explored. Typically researchers use a randomly chosen network topology for performance evaluation of their protocols and algorithms. Here, the authors show that the initial network topology can have a significant impact on algorithm performance and can lead...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Design of PID Controllers for TCP/AQM Wireless Networks

    Internet users rely on the good capabilities of TCP/IP networks for dealing with congestion. The network delay and the number of users change constantly, which might lead to transmission problems. Usually, they are handled following approaches such as drop tail or Random Early Detection (RED) algorithms. During the last few...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Comparative Performance Evaluation of Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 A,G WEP PTP Links

    Wireless communications using microwaves are increasingly important, such as Wi-Fi. Performance is a crucial issue, leading to more reliable and efficient communications. Security is equally important. Laboratory measurements are made about several performance aspects of Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11a, g) WEP point-to-point links. A contribution is given to performance evaluation of...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Automatic Frequency Planning and Optimization Algorithm for Cellular Networks

    Frequency planning in ever growing cellular networks is an extremely arduous task. Any effort to lay down manual frequency plans promulgates inefficiency in the cellular radio systems. The extensive deployment and penetration of cellular networks necessitate the need to carry out automatic frequency planning. This paper presents a novel and...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Investigating Clustering Algorithms in Microsensor Networks

    The design of a microsensor network has to be carried out under several constraints, e.g., limited energy source and dynamic network topology. One practical design scheme in WSNs is clustering. Clustering is an energy efficient and scalable way to organize the WSN. Clustering can stabilize the network topology at the...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Security Management System for 4G Heterogeneous Networks

    In recent years, there have been major developments in, and deployment of, diverse mobile technology. Security issues in mobile computing are now presenting significant challenges. The ability to move from one network to another, and from one provider to another creating thus vertical and horizontal handoffs, has increased the complexity...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Optimal Prediction Intervals for Future Order Statistics From Extreme Value Distributions

    Prediction intervals for future order statistics are widely used for reliability problems and other related problems. The determination of these intervals has been extensively investigated. But the optimality property of these intervals has not been fully explored. In this paper, the authors discuss this problem for extreme value distributions. Introducing...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Using Wavelet Transform and Boundary Elements for Flaw Detection

    There are several techniques of non-destructive damage detection in structures. However, these techniques are expensive and require an accurate examination of large extension of the structure under analysis. The numerical techniques can be helpful for non-destructive examination of structures. Such techniques may show a possible location of damage and thus...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Denial of Service Attacks (DOS) in MANET-Classification, Detection & Prevention Methods

    In MANETs (Mobile Ad-hoc NETworks) there is no pre-existing communication infrastructure. Beside the node formation they also formed on the basis of bandwidth, storage space and battery power. It has been assumed that all the nodes will cooperate in Packet Forwarding. But in commercial and civilian applications this is not...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Virtual System of Speaker Tracking by Camera Using an Audio-Based Source Localization

    In this paper, the authors deal with the problem of automatic speaker tracking by camera. Such tracking systems do exist nowadays, but they suffer from a number of problems such as: the response time due to the system inertia, the disturbing motor noise and the mechanical oscillations of the mechatronic...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Multi-Symmetric Ciphering System Module Based on Microcontroller

    It is widely recognized that data security will play a central role in the design of future IT systems. Many of those IT applications will be realized as embedded systems, which rely heavily on security mechanisms. Examples include security for wireless phones, wireless computing, and ATM security system in Banks....

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Mobile Social Computing: Swarm Intelligence Based Collaboration

    An ad-hoc network based intelligent system working on swarm intelligence principles for socializing system is being presented. The architecture relies on the distributed and decentralized nature and combines the swarm intelligence and crowd-sourcing in mobiles. Mobile devices detect the current context, developing information structures about the person condition and inform...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Towards Requirements Analysis and Assessment of Pervasive Systems

    Context-Aware Pervasive Systems (CAPS) are dynamic and heterogeneous software applications that focus on the collaborative use of computing devices available in the physical environment of users. In this paper, the authors present a CAPS specification model that is used to specify context features and their dynamic interactions in the physical...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    An Improved Framework for Tag-Based Academic Information Sharing and Recommendation System

    The Internet and the World Wide Web provides methods of storing and sharing information, especially in academic fields. CiteULike is a community based research paper sharing system, which is popular among researchers. This paper proposes a framework for a tag-based Academic Information Sharing and Recommender System which shares information such...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    An Adaptive Learning Based on Ant Colony and Collaborative Filtering

    One of the most prominent stakes of the online learning is learner's autonomy. Adaptive e-learning will permit frameworks use improvement by suggesting courses adapted to results, behaviors, preferences, tastes, learners, without any awareness of it that can be noticed by them. In the paper, the authors have proposed a hybrid...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A Defect Prediction Model for Open Source Software

    Defect prediction models are significantly beneficial for software systems, where testing experts need to focus their attention and resources on problematic areas in the software under development. In this paper, the authors find the relation between object oriented metrics and fault proneness using logistic regression method. The results are analyzed...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Software Failures and Chaos Theory

    Software itself is very complex and studying its failure is much more complex. Complexity is a relative concept and defining complexity in software failure is chaotic in nature. Software failure of complex systems and understanding the complex system needs some sort of theoretical support for analyzing the nonlinearity in the...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Repair Analysis for Embedded Memories Using Block-Based Redundancy Architecture

    Capacity and density of embedded memories have rapidly increased therefore they have higher probability of faults. As a result, yield of system-on-a-chip designs with embedded memories drops. Built-in self-repair is widely used to improve manufacturing yield by replacing faulty memory cells with redundant elements. Most approaches perform reconfiguration on the...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Performance of OCDMA Systems With Different Detection Schemes Using Enhanced Double Weight (EDW) Code

    This paper investigates the performance of Enhanced Double Weight (EDW) code for Spectral-Amplitude-Coding optical Code Division Multiple Access (SAC-OCDMA) system using different detection techniques. EDW code is the enhanced version of modified double weight code. Enhanced double weight code possesses ideal cross-correlation properties and weight can be any odd number...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Computer Simulation and Performance Evaluation of Single Mode Fiber Optics

    The goal of an optical fiber communication system is to transmit the maximum number of bits per second over the maximum possible distance with the fewest errors. Single mode optical fibers have already been one of the major transmission media for long distance telecommunication, with very low-losses and wide-bandwidth. The...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Proposal for Low Cost GSM Based Electric Meter for Efficient and Automated Meter Reading for Developing Countries

    Intelligent choice between energy technologies plays a vital role in energy planning and efficient electricity management. Scare resources, lack of expertise and shortage of capital are the major hurdle for developing countries opting cutting edge technologies. Cheap and outdated billing system is prone to error and source of corruption. The...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    External Memory System Optimization for FPGABasedImplementation of Speech Signal Processing

    A field programmable gate array is an integrated circuit designed to be configured and implemented any logical function. Recently, the use of an FPGA becomes a suited way to implement real time signal processing systems because of the increasing number of logic elements and clock frequencies. However the real time...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Modeling an OBS Network in OMNeT + + and the Impact of Data Channels in Such Network

    This paper is to implement the architecture of the optical burst switching network in a discrete event simulation in order to conduct future studies in the behavior and the loss resolution in such networks by determining the burst-loss probability depending on the increase of the number of implemented data channels....

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Investigation on the Microwave Performance of a High-Speed Opto-Electronic Hybrid Integrated Platform

    An opto-electronic hybrid integrated platform was developed to enable the fabrication of broadband, lowcost, and compact transceivers for telecommunications. On this platform, an opto-electronic device such as a high-speed laser or a photodetector chip is integrated with a RF driver or an amplifier IC. A Kovar heatsink with multistep structure...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Improvement in the Spectral Efficiency Achieved in OCDMA Using 1-Dimensional OOCs

    An Optical Orthogonal Code (OOC) is defined as collection of binary sequences with good auto and cross-correlation properties. Unlike bipolar code having correlation side-lobes and cross-correlation function close-to-zero, for OOC's the best correlation side-lobes and cross-correlation function is unity, which means that no distance between the positions of ones in...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Mobile Social Computing as Assistive Technology for Improving Elderly Care

    In this paper, the engineering framework for social computing systems for elderly care is being presented. The central theme is to make elderly care a family and community wide social event. The paradigm shift in the social media has driven many applications that are directed towards driving innovation in an...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A Model to Provide a Reliable Infrastructure for Cloud Computing

    The cloud computing offers dynamically scalable resources provided as a service over the Internet. It promises the drop in capital expenditure. But practically speaking if this is to become reality there are still some challenges which is to be still addressed. Amongst, the main issues are related to security and...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    HAMP - A Highly Abstracted and Modular Programming Paradigm for Expressing Parallel Programs on Heterogeneous Platforms

    With the start of the parallel computing era, due to power and thermal considerations, there is a growing need to bridge the gap between parallel hardware and software. The unintuitive nature of parallel programming and the high learning curve often prove a bottleneck in the development of quality parallel software....

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Fast Adaptive Filtering Algorithm for Acoustic Noise Cancellation

    In this paper, the authors propose an algorithm based on the adaptive filtering which they can use for the noise cancellation. This algorithm is stable numerically and very powerful when the input signal is stationary with additive noise on the output signal. It has a high convergence speed comparable with...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Performance Evaluation of Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 A,G WPA2 PTP Links: A Case Study

    Wireless communications using microwaves are increasingly important, such as Wi-Fi. Performance is a most fundamental issue, leading to more reliable and efficient communications. Security is equally very important. Laboratory measurements are made about several performance aspects of Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11a, g) WPA2 point-to-point links. A contribution is given to performance...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Application of Routing Algorithm to Congestion Control in GSM Network

    Maximizing bandwidth utilization and provision of guaranteed performance in the context of GSM (Global Satellite for Mobile Communications) networks, are two incompatible goals. Heterogeneity of the multimedia sources call for effective Congestion Control schemes to satisfy their diverse quality of service requirement. This include admission control at the connection set-up,...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A Study of Deploying Intrusion Detection Systems in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

    This paper presents an approach to prevent attacks in MANETs by deploying intrusion detection nodes. Some nodes performing Intrusion Detection Systems, IDS nodes for short, are used to mitigate attacks. Two kinds of attacks, wormhole attacks and black hole attacks are addressed in the paper. The modules used to mitigate...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A Lightweight Indoor Localization Model Based on Motley-Keenan and COST

    This paper presents a novel approach to WLAN propagation models for use in indoor localization. The major goal of this work is to eliminate the need for in situ data collection to generate the Fingerprinting map, instead, it is generated by using analytical propagation models such as: COST Multi-Wall, COST...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Data Quality Assessment in Performance Measurement

    Data quality is a multi-dimensional concept and this research will explore its impact in performance measurement systems. Despite the large numbers of publications on the design of Performance Measurement Systems (PMSs) and the definition of critical success factors to develop Performance Measures (PMs), from the data user perspective there are...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Critical Successful Factors (CSFs) for Successful Implementation of Lean Tools and ERP Systems

    Due to market competition and continuous pressure on businesses, there is always a need to adopt innovative tools and techniques, to reduce waste and concentrate on value adding activities. Consequently, the integration of lean tools and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems currently seem to be in high demand for both...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    SLA Business Management Based on Key Performance Indicators

    It is increasingly important that Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are taken into account when business processes are exposed as services in a Service Oriented Architecture. SLAs define expected service behavior and nonfunctional properties of the service. The fact that the service provider has to offer certain guarantees concerning SLA properties...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    An Interactive Shadow Detection and Removal Tool Using Granular Reflex Fuzzy Min-Max Neural Network

    This paper proposes an interactive tool to detect and remove shadows from colour images. The proposed method uses a Granular Reflex Fuzzy Min-Max Neural Network (GrRFMN) as a shadow classifier. GrRFMN is capable to process granules of data i.e. group of pixels in the form of hyperboxes. Granular data classification...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    A Genetic Algorithm Approach for Multiuser Scheduling on the LTE Downlink

    The problem of multi-user radio resource scheduling on the downlink of a Long Term Evolution (LTE) cellular communication system is addressed in this paper. The optimization model used imposed that the radio resources for multiple users are jointly allocated at the air-interface. The study shows that optimal and near optimal...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Performance Analysis of Energy Consumption of Mobile Station in Three-Tier Network

    Multi-tier network consists of multiple access networks, which are complimentary to each other, from the aspect of mobility support, service coverage area, transmission bandwidth, energy consumption, etc. In previous works on multi-tier network, most of them deal with two access networks. Also the performance of multi-tier location management was analyzed,...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Enhanced Random Walk With Choice: An Empirical Study

    The Random Walk with d Choice (RWC(d)) is a recently proposed variation of the simple Random Walk that first selects a subset of d neighbor nodes and then decides to move to the node which minimizes the value of a certain parameter; this parameter captures the number of past visits...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    The Impact of Initial Network Topology on Performance of Routing Algorithms in MANETs

    The impact of the initial network topology on performance of routing algorithms is explored. Typically researchers use a randomly chosen network topology for performance evaluation of their protocols and algorithms. Here, the authors show that the initial network topology can have a significant impact on algorithm performance and can lead...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Design of PID Controllers for TCP/AQM Wireless Networks

    Internet users rely on the good capabilities of TCP/IP networks for dealing with congestion. The network delay and the number of users change constantly, which might lead to transmission problems. Usually, they are handled following approaches such as drop tail or Random Early Detection (RED) algorithms. During the last few...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Comparative Performance Evaluation of Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 A,G WEP PTP Links

    Wireless communications using microwaves are increasingly important, such as Wi-Fi. Performance is a crucial issue, leading to more reliable and efficient communications. Security is equally important. Laboratory measurements are made about several performance aspects of Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11a, g) WEP point-to-point links. A contribution is given to performance evaluation of...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Automatic Frequency Planning and Optimization Algorithm for Cellular Networks

    Frequency planning in ever growing cellular networks is an extremely arduous task. Any effort to lay down manual frequency plans promulgates inefficiency in the cellular radio systems. The extensive deployment and penetration of cellular networks necessitate the need to carry out automatic frequency planning. This paper presents a novel and...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Investigating Clustering Algorithms in Microsensor Networks

    The design of a microsensor network has to be carried out under several constraints, e.g., limited energy source and dynamic network topology. One practical design scheme in WSNs is clustering. Clustering is an energy efficient and scalable way to organize the WSN. Clustering can stabilize the network topology at the...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Security Management System for 4G Heterogeneous Networks

    In recent years, there have been major developments in, and deployment of, diverse mobile technology. Security issues in mobile computing are now presenting significant challenges. The ability to move from one network to another, and from one provider to another creating thus vertical and horizontal handoffs, has increased the complexity...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    A Novel Encryption System Using Layered Cellular Automata

    As the technology is rapidly advancing day by day sharing of information over the internet is experiencing an explosive growth, which in turn is also posing new threats and vulnerabilities in the existing systems. The quest for more stronger and reliable methodologies to tackle the security issues is unending. In...

    Provided By International Association of Engineers

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    An Interactive Firewall Simulator for Information Assurance Education

    In this paper, the authors present an interactive firewall simulator to help students learn the intricacies of configuring a firewall to prevent attacks. The design principles of the simulator are to be competitive and fun to use while teaching the student the details of firewall configuration. The firewall simulator demonstrates...

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