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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    How Standardized Utility Cloud Services and Service-Oriented Architecture Benefits in Public Protection and Disaster Relief?

    All emergency response service providers in developed countries are using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools and technologies. Recent studies shows majority of the Public Protection and Disaster Relief (PPDR) organizations are using ICT services in very heterogeneous and customized delivery methods. Many organizations have tailored processes, contracts and technologies....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    An Economic Analysis of Security Investment in Information Systems with Security Threats: A Stochastic Approach

    The authors present an economic analysis of an information system with security threats. They categorize the types of threats and introduce a stochastic model to describe the occurrence of threats and their damage. The results of the stochastic analysis are used for analyzing the revenue and the average costs such...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Two Factor User Authentication Via Biometry and Neural Networks

    A multi-factor authentication framework relays on the usage of two or more sources of data for identity retrieval. Moving from authors' previous experimentation on two factor biometric authentication frameworks, the present paper shows the impact of the usage of neural networks as a way to fuse the outcomes of the...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Wireless Cellular Systems Performance Improvement Based on Neural Network

    In this paper, a Neural Network (NN) part has been imposed to overcome a previously mitigated drawback that is found in Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex technology (OFDM) systems. In the learning process the authors make use of the results obtained from the previously published work to reduce the Peak to...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Shooting and Bouncing Ray Approach for 4G Radio Network Planning

    Radio signal propagation prediction plays an essential role in planning of modern broadband mobile radio networks. While the less accurate statistical models predict only the path loss, the more precise ray tracing techniques enable computation of additional parameters, e.g. the mean delay and the delay spread, which are significant for...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Internet Piracy from a Digital Consumer's Viewpoint

    It goes without saying that Internet piracy in several countries has taken massive proportions, causing serious conflict between social groups and the respective industries. The reasons behind this rapid and, seemingly, uncontrolled phenomenon is investigated aiming to aid the industry in their search for common grounds with these communities so...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    XML-RPC Vs. SOAP Vs. REST Web Services in Java - Uniform Using WSWrapper

    Every day more businesses migrate towards the web. They offer on-line support for their clients. This support translated in web pages must be linked with the companies' data servers. The solution for this is web services. With the advent of various web services also appears the problem of cross-library and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Analysis of the Fractal Structures for the Information Encrypting Process

    In this paper, the authors are focused on the analysis of the fractal structures for purpose of encrypting information. For this purpose were used principles of fractal orbits on the fractal structures. The algorithm here uses a wide range of the fractal sets and the speed of its generation. The...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Advanced User Authentication Process Based on the Principles of 4th Degree Multibrot Fractal Structure

    In this paper, the authors are focused on authentication of users inside and outside the information systems. For this purpose is widely used hash function. The proposed process is based on the elements of the fractal geometry. The algorithm here uses a wide range of the fractal sets and the...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Open-Source Security Solution for False Antiviruses Removing

    One of the goals of existing strategies in companies and organizations regarding the security of information systems is to protect computer networks against attacks caused by viruses. For detection, and if necessary, removing computer viruses, specialized companies are increasingly concerned with the development of advanced antivirus products. However, although there...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Threat Prevention and Intrusion Detection in VoIP Infrastructures

    In this paper, the authors aim at gathering information about attacks from real internet infrastructure and their analysis. For this purpose, they prepared a set of honeypots monitoring various aspects of now-a-days VoIP infrastructure, from emulating an end point device through SIP proxy to SSH terminal emulation. All these application...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Results of the Implementation of IP Multimedia Subsystem in One Telecom Operator for the ITIL Incident Management and Problem Management Process

    This paper describes the implementation and using of the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) in one Telecom operator in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In the first part of the paper, is described the design, implementation and testing of the IP Multimedia Subsystem in one Telecom operator. In the second part of the...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Differences in Results of Measurement Between ITIL 2007 and ITIL 2011 Model for the IMS System

    Every company that wants to increase its level of work and business depends on IT. If the IT processes and services are lead successfully, the operation of the company will become more fortunate and successful, which can be noticed in the decrease of costs, and increase of revenues and achievement...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Product Placement Industry in the Czech Republic as Embedded Marketing

    Product placement has been around in some extent for many years. After June 2010, there is a new field of view legal aspect in the Czech Republic. Some placement involves more subliminal placement of the specific product within a scene or visual. Others includes spoken lines that make mention of...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Multiresolution Surface Representation Using Combinatorial Maps

    Multiresolution representations of geometric objects have gained much of interest in many computer graphics areas, especially geometric modeling. The multiresolution representation has various applications such as mesh compression, progressive transmission, adaptive visualization and multiresolution mesh editing. In boundary representations, a surface is described by a polygonal mesh, i.e. a finite...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Developing a New Java Algorithm for Playing Backgammon

    A computer game is a very convenient way of recreation. In order to simulate most classical games, many algorithms have been implemented. The complexity of algorithms used in implementing the games leads to a continuous increasing of the computer performance. The application presented in this paper is able to play...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Generic Architecture for Knowledge Base Learning Control System

    In order to be fully self-controlled, a system needs built-in knowledge obtained by refining information as a further processing of data. All these three components, i.e. data, information and knowledge map different hierarchical levels in machine intelligence, with knowledge representing the most complex form. In order to account for diversified...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Production-Ready Source Code Round-trip Engineering

    Automated source code generation is often present in modern CASE and IDE tools. Unfortunately, the generated code often covers a basic application functionality/ structure only. This paper shows principles and algorithms used in open-source cross-platform CASE tool called CodeDesigner RAD developed at Tomas Bata University suitable for production-ready source code...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Psyche Mining with PsycheTagger - A Computational Linguistics Approach to Text Mining

    The human elements of personality working behind the creation of a write-up play an important part in determining the final dominant mood of a text. This paper is a detailed description of a formal research in Text Mining using purpose-built Computational Intelligence tools, PsycheMap and PsycheTagger. PsycheMap is created to...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Simulation Tools in Wireless Sensor Networks: Ant Colony Optimization of a Local Routing Algorithm

    Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) consists of spatially distributed autonomous sensors to monitor physical or environmental conditions, such as temperature, sound, vibration, pressure, motion or pollutants, and to cooperatively pass their data through the network. Network Management of such a sensor network is a very big challenge. Also the fast changing...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Re-Cluster Node on Unequal Clustering Routing Protocol Wireless Sensor Networks for Improving Energy Efficient

    Clustering in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) is an important technique for increasing the lifetime of a wireless sensor network. Organizing wireless sensor networks into clusters enables the efficient utilization of the limited energy resources of the deployed sensor nodes. However, the problem of unbalanced energy consumption exists, and it primarily...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Secure and Reliable Communications for SCADA Systems

    Uninterrupted electric power distribution is vital for modern society. Secure data transfer between control center and power stations is critical for controlling and protecting power distribution. Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems are used for controlling the power stations. SCADA systems have traditionally used a limited propriety communication networks...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Cloud Computing With SOA Approach as Part of the Disaster Recovery and Response in Finland

    The Rescue Services in Finland have a significant problem of communication with other authorities who also participate in the rescue process. The greatest challenge is a lack of shared programs, applications or any other e-services which they can use to communicate with each other. The cloud computing combined with Service-Oriented...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Compatibility Analysis for Wireless Systems in VHF/UHF Bands with Geographic Information

    By using radio propagation predictions of Rec. ITU-R P.1546 combined with geographic information, formulations for field calculation and interference analysis are presented in the VHF and UHF bands. To illustrate some computational results for the given system parameters, virtual and real geographic data are taken into account. Performance and protection...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Secure and Redundant Public Safety Communication Network for Public Protection and Disaster Relief (PPDR) Organizations

    European Public Protection and Disaster Relief (PPDR) organizations have similar needs for communications. A common network for PPDR creates synergy and makes interoperability possible. This paper presents a new highly redundant and secure data communications network solution for Public Safety Communications (PCS). The solution is decentralized and communications paths are...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Highly Effective Handset Antenna

    It is shown that the MB antenna, which uses the handset PCB as the radiating element, is equivalent to a full-wave dipole, i.e. each arm is half-wavelength long. This enhanced length of the dipole, and hence its improved properties, is achieved due to the fact that in the MB antenna...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Orthogonal MIMO Antennas for Compact Cellular Handsets

    The authors propose a novel compact MIMO antenna system for small handsets, based on two different types of antennas - a small loop and the MB antenna. The MB antenna is an enhanced dipole antenna, which can be implemented as internal antenna in a compact cellular handset. Similar to conventional...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Applying Computerized Digitizing Technique to Explore the POP Album Cover Historical Reflections

    The purpose of this paper was to demonstrate the application of computerized digitizing process on exploring the historical reflection of the old pop album cover. Through digitizing technique, the characteristics of old pictures could be measured. Based on the color attributes of pop album cover, a diachronic study was conducted....

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    A Study of Creating Technology Education Course for Cloud Computing

    The purpose of this paper was to identify the content structure and learning experience for integrating cloud computing into high-school learning offered by the High-Scope Project. For coping with new contents brought by fast advancing technology, education system should provide ways to integrating that new information of emerging technology into...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Performance of Spectrum Sensing and Optimization Based on User Selection in Cognitive Radio

    The paper first proposes a fast novel spectrum sensing algorithm for cognitive radios based on cyclic autocorrelation. When only the existence of primary users in noise is detected, special cyclic frequency can be choose to sense, which will significantly reduce the computational cost in applying the cyclo stationarity detection. The...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Novel Design of WiMAX Multimode Interleaver for Efficient FPGA Implementation using Finite State Machine based Address Generator

    In this paper, the authors present a novel and efficient technique to model WiMAX multimode interleaver using hardware description language. The hardware model is implemented on FPGA platform. The authors proposed interleaver consists of finite state machine based address generator and optimized FPGA's embedded resource based memory. The finite state...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Design and Analysis of Wideband Modified Circular Patch Microstrip Antennas for Multiple Band Operation

    This paper presents the design and analysis of a modified wideband circular patch microstrip antenna to enhance the impedance bandwidth of a conventional circular patch. An soft Designer V2 is employed to analyze the performance of the proposed antenna structure with single coaxial feed as well as with microstrip feed...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Phase Diversity Method in Mobile Communication Systems

    Phase diversity techniques are used in many communication systems, including PAL TV system, FBS method, and the Alamouty algorithm for MIMO. Phase diversity algorithms have proved effective in mitigating phase distortion in wireless channels. In this paper the authors present a new method of phase diversity processing that is based...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    One-Wire Line System for Transmitting Energy or Information

    There are three well known types of wire lines for transmitting electrical energy or information: the ordinary two wires line (below A-Line); the so-called single-wire line, where ground is in the role of the second wire; three phase system. This paper presents a new electric transmission system named B-Line which...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Steganographic Software: Analysis and Implementation

    Steganography is the method of hiding data in such a way that no one, except the sender and the intended recipient, expects the existence of the hidden data. Thus, the goal here is always to conceal the very existence of the secret data embedded in an innocent data in such...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Ext4 File System in Linux Environment: Features and Performance Analysis

    In this paper, the authors considers the characteristics and behavior of the modern 64-bit ext4 file system under the Linux operating system, kernel version 2.6. It also provides the performance comparison of ext4 file system with earlier ext3 and ext2 file systems. The work involves mathematical analysis of the file...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Easy Database Management in C++ Applications by Using Database Explorer Tool

    One of the most important task in an application development process is a database management and data manipulation. Nearly every programming toolkit includes tools, constructs or components for manipulation with database content and structure. DatabaseExplorer is an open-source cross-platform software tool for C++ programming language and wxWidgets toolkit which makes...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Probabilistic Predictive Monitoring with CHEERUP

    In this paper, the authors present CHEERUP: a general software environment for building, using and administering application-oriented probabilistic predictive monitoring systems (in the paper called "Portals"). Such specific "Portals" are used to monitor populations of subjects and get, for single subjects, probabilistic predictions about the occurrence of given undesired/desired events....

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Performance Study of a Deep Space Communications System With Low-Density Parity-Check Coding Under Solar Scintillation

    The communication link is the only way for space probe to receive tele-command data from and return telemetry information to the control center on the earth. The design of deep space communication system has lots of challenging problems. For example, the solar scintillation effects can be significant for deep-space telecommunication...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Model Predictive Control for Networked Control Systems With Random Data Dropouts

    In this paper, the model predictive control for the networked control systems is proposed. The problem of data dropouts in the sensor controller link when the controller does not receive new feedback data is treated. As in predictive control design the sequence of future control actions up to a given...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Passive UHF RFID Tags in Arctic Environment

    Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) systems are becoming more and more common in several industries. This enhances the requirements of tag antennas. Especially in logistics and supply chain management, which are major applications for RFID, the operating environment is expanding all the time. The identifiable items often travel in very cold,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Chaotic Sequences Implementations on Residue Number Spread Spectrum System

    In this paper, the performance of chaotic code generators implemented in spread spectrum communication system is analyzed and compared to those using conventional pseudo random code generators as maximum length, gold code generators. Image is used as a data source and the histogram of the spreaded image is analyzed. Applicability...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    A New Approach for Reduction of Redundancy Using Optimal Time Domain Sampling and Interpolation

    In this paper, the authors consider a general method, based on time domain samples for spectral manipulation of the timelimited signals. In this direction, all of the needed formulas for practical periodic time-limited interpolation in two cases of low pass and band pass have been derived. The paper begins with...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    A Modular Encoder Design Scheme for Turbo-Encoded BPPM-OCDMA System

    A Turbo-encoded Optical Code Division Multiple Access (OCDMA) system has been simulated and an application specific design process has been proposed to implement a Turbo-encoded OCDMA modulated using Binary Pulse Position Modulation (BPPM) for transmission over optical fiber channels. The design process follows a modular approach and consists of four...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Analyzing Distribution of Traffic Capacity

    In this paper, an evaluation of the network routing algorithms is made. In a real network, it is expected to find a mix of traffic capacities corresponding to different qualities of the video signal. This mix seems to be composed of a majority of smaller traffic capacities (poorer video signal)...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Consumers' Behaviour Towards Internet Technology and Internet Marketing Tools

    The accessibility of the Internet and lower costs of doing transactions has given rise in customers bargaining power and intense global competition. Although the Internet has great potential for consumer value reports indicate that consumers vary in their levels of Internet adoption. Among the factors causing consumers lack of adoption...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Simulation of Distributed Multi-Pump Raman Amplifiers in Different Transmission Media

    Three types of distributed Raman amplifiers; forward, backward and bidirectional pumping configurations are simulated and compared in this paper. Since the nonlinear effect of the fiber type is an important parameter in determining the simulation process, two types of fibers are used in the authors' simulation; Z-fiber and Dispersion Shifted...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    An Intelligent Distributed Algorithm for Efficient Web Image Retrieval

    Web image retrieval is a challenging task that requires efforts from image processing, web text retrieval, and link structure analysis. General web image retrieval engines such as Google and Yahoo retrieve images according to the meta-data or the context in which the images are found. Hence, the results search engines...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    A Printed Monopole Antenna for Cellular Handsets

    In this paper, the authors propose a modified monopole antenna for use as internal antenna in mobile handsets. In this antenna, called the MB antenna, the radiating element (monopole) is implemented in parallel to a ground plane, without degradation of its radiation characteristics. Simulations show that the MB antenna performs...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Numerical Analysis of Raised Cosine Sampled Chirped Bragg Grating for Dispersion Compensation in Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing Systems

    In this paper, a numerical investigation of raised-cosine Sampled Chirped Fiber Bragg Grating (SCFG) has been presented. This multi channel filter is modeled by coupled mode theory and simulated by transfer matrix method. The optical period changes linearly at each section of the grating according to a negative period variation....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Creating a Service Oriented Architectural Model for Emergency Vehicles

    Finnish police cars have about 40 different user interfaces (radio, navigation, command and control systems, radar, alarm lights, etc.) on the deck beyond the cars' standard user interfaces. In cold weather conditions, not all police vehicles are creating enough electricity for intensive operations. Also, wiring and ergonomics are problematic. The...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Fingerprint Watermark Embedding by Discrete Cosine Transform for Copyright Ownership Authentication

    In respect to the issues on protecting intellectual property, particular for artistic works in electronic form, some sorts of techniques could be put on a copyright material image to ensure its ownership authentication. In this paper, signatories' biometric fingerprint watermark message in digital format will be embedded into a copyright...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Novel Approach for Optimization of Cell Planning and Capacity

    Configuration, cost, base station output power are important resources in cellular mobile radio systems. The main idea of cell planning is the maximize capacity in another words number of subscribers and minimize cost at the same time. In a GSM system, where coverage areas are divided into cells in planning...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Modeling VoIP Traffic on Converged IP Networks with Dynamic Resource Allocation

    The exponential growth of reliable IP networks provides a suitable and cost-efficient replacement for the legacy TDM based voice networks. In this paper, the authors propose a new framework for modeling Voice over IP (VoIP) traffic based on a Non-Homogeneous Poisson Process (NHPP). They show that the NHPP can provide...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Power Line Modelling for Creating PLC Communication System

    In this paper, the authors present a design of the power line communication model. This model is composed of communication model, model of power line and noise model. The communication model is realized as the OFDM system, power lines are modeled from transfer function of two-port network or from transfer...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Performance Improvement of a Wire Dipole Using Novel Resonant EBG Reflector

    Electromagnetic Band-Gap (EBG) structure exhibits unique electromagnetism properties that have led to a wide-range application of electromagnetic devices. This paper presented the high-directive gain antenna consisting of a wire dipole, which is horizontally lied above the novel EBG structure. The structure of EBG would be as resonator and dipole's reflector...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Novel Design of WiMAX Multimode Interleaver for Efficient FPGA Implementation using Finite State Machine based Address Generator

    In this paper, the authors present a novel and efficient technique to model WiMAX multimode interleaver using hardware description language. The hardware model is implemented on FPGA platform. The authors proposed interleaver consists of finite state machine based address generator and optimized FPGA's embedded resource based memory. The finite state...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Design and Analysis of Wideband Modified Circular Patch Microstrip Antennas for Multiple Band Operation

    This paper presents the design and analysis of a modified wideband circular patch microstrip antenna to enhance the impedance bandwidth of a conventional circular patch. An soft Designer V2 is employed to analyze the performance of the proposed antenna structure with single coaxial feed as well as with microstrip feed...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Product Placement Industry in the Czech Republic as Embedded Marketing

    Product placement has been around in some extent for many years. After June 2010, there is a new field of view legal aspect in the Czech Republic. Some placement involves more subliminal placement of the specific product within a scene or visual. Others includes spoken lines that make mention of...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Phase Diversity Method in Mobile Communication Systems

    Phase diversity techniques are used in many communication systems, including PAL TV system, FBS method, and the Alamouty algorithm for MIMO. Phase diversity algorithms have proved effective in mitigating phase distortion in wireless channels. In this paper the authors present a new method of phase diversity processing that is based...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    One-Wire Line System for Transmitting Energy or Information

    There are three well known types of wire lines for transmitting electrical energy or information: the ordinary two wires line (below A-Line); the so-called single-wire line, where ground is in the role of the second wire; three phase system. This paper presents a new electric transmission system named B-Line which...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Performance of Spectrum Sensing and Optimization Based on User Selection in Cognitive Radio

    The paper first proposes a fast novel spectrum sensing algorithm for cognitive radios based on cyclic autocorrelation. When only the existence of primary users in noise is detected, special cyclic frequency can be choose to sense, which will significantly reduce the computational cost in applying the cyclo stationarity detection. The...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Highly Effective Handset Antenna

    It is shown that the MB antenna, which uses the handset PCB as the radiating element, is equivalent to a full-wave dipole, i.e. each arm is half-wavelength long. This enhanced length of the dipole, and hence its improved properties, is achieved due to the fact that in the MB antenna...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Orthogonal MIMO Antennas for Compact Cellular Handsets

    The authors propose a novel compact MIMO antenna system for small handsets, based on two different types of antennas - a small loop and the MB antenna. The MB antenna is an enhanced dipole antenna, which can be implemented as internal antenna in a compact cellular handset. Similar to conventional...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Secure and Redundant Public Safety Communication Network for Public Protection and Disaster Relief (PPDR) Organizations

    European Public Protection and Disaster Relief (PPDR) organizations have similar needs for communications. A common network for PPDR creates synergy and makes interoperability possible. This paper presents a new highly redundant and secure data communications network solution for Public Safety Communications (PCS). The solution is decentralized and communications paths are...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Compatibility Analysis for Wireless Systems in VHF/UHF Bands with Geographic Information

    By using radio propagation predictions of Rec. ITU-R P.1546 combined with geographic information, formulations for field calculation and interference analysis are presented in the VHF and UHF bands. To illustrate some computational results for the given system parameters, virtual and real geographic data are taken into account. Performance and protection...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Wireless Cellular Systems Performance Improvement Based on Neural Network

    In this paper, a Neural Network (NN) part has been imposed to overcome a previously mitigated drawback that is found in Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplex technology (OFDM) systems. In the learning process the authors make use of the results obtained from the previously published work to reduce the Peak to...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Shooting and Bouncing Ray Approach for 4G Radio Network Planning

    Radio signal propagation prediction plays an essential role in planning of modern broadband mobile radio networks. While the less accurate statistical models predict only the path loss, the more precise ray tracing techniques enable computation of additional parameters, e.g. the mean delay and the delay spread, which are significant for...

    Provided By NORTH ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY UNION

  • White Papers // May 2012

    A Study of Creating Technology Education Course for Cloud Computing

    The purpose of this paper was to identify the content structure and learning experience for integrating cloud computing into high-school learning offered by the High-Scope Project. For coping with new contents brought by fast advancing technology, education system should provide ways to integrating that new information of emerging technology into...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Applying Computerized Digitizing Technique to Explore the POP Album Cover Historical Reflections

    The purpose of this paper was to demonstrate the application of computerized digitizing process on exploring the historical reflection of the old pop album cover. Through digitizing technique, the characteristics of old pictures could be measured. Based on the color attributes of pop album cover, a diachronic study was conducted....

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Internet Piracy from a Digital Consumer's Viewpoint

    It goes without saying that Internet piracy in several countries has taken massive proportions, causing serious conflict between social groups and the respective industries. The reasons behind this rapid and, seemingly, uncontrolled phenomenon is investigated aiming to aid the industry in their search for common grounds with these communities so...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    A Multi-Agent Geo-Simulation Model for Intelligent Sensor Web Spatial Coverage Management Using IVGE

    A Sensor Web (SW) consists of a large collection of small nodes providing collaborative and distributed sensing abilities in unpredictable environments. Nodes composing such a SW are characterized by resource restrictions, especially energy, processing power, and communication capacities. A sensor web can be thought of as a spatially and functionally...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Web Page Information Architecture Formalization Method and It's an Example

    In this paper, the authors proposed a formalization method of Web page information architecture by regular expression for checking its structure. This method classifies structure elements of a Web page in attributes on the basis of an idea of the Web information architecture, and it's expressed by two types of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Increasing Level of Correctness in Correlation with McCabe Complexity

    The scope of the authors' research is finding a correlation between the correctness indicator and the McCabe complexity indicator for software programs. For this, the correctness and McCabe complexity indicators will be calculated for a simple program, written in C programming language. The computations will be made for each program...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Adaptation of Satellite Navigation for Pedestrians with Electronic Compass

    Despite constantly improving medical techniques it is still impossible to cure many severe vision defects which causes great demand for developing new techniques that could help visually impaired persons to get through chores of everyday life. GPS navigation is the most valuable technology but currently available consumer GPS receivers do...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Validation Methods of Suspicious Network Flows for Unknown Attack Detection

    The false rate of the detection methods which are based on abnormal traffic behavior is a little high and the accuracy of the signature generation is relatively low. Moreover, it is not suitable to detect exploits and generate its signature. In this paper, the authors have presented ZASMIN (Zeroday-Attack Signature...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Hierarchical Denormalizing: A Possibility to Optimize the Data Warehouse Design

    Two of the most common processes in database design community include data normalization and de-normalization which play pivotal roles in the underlying performance. Today data warehouse queries comprise a group of aggregations and joining operations. As a result, normalization process does not seem to be an adequate option since several...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    An Empirical Analysis of Relationship Commitment and Trust in Virtual Programmer Community

    Virtual Communities (VCs) have become a forum for programmer seeking knowledge to resolve problems and communicate with each other. The Internet makes participant relatively easy to switch for one VC to another VC that provides similar content or services. However, many VCs have failed due to the reluctance of members...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    DEA-RTA: A Dynamic Encryption Algorithm for the Real-Time Applications

    The Internet and it is applications are hungry for high level of Quality of Service (QoS), and most of the Internet applications seek to minimize packets delay, especially, the Real-Time Applications (RTA). QoS is considered as a major issue in the Internet, where RTA services like IPTelephony and XoIP become...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Generic Interactive Natural Language Interface to Databases (GINLIDB)

    To override the complexity of SQL and to facilitate the manipulation of data in databases for common people (not SQL professionals), many researches have turned out to use natural language instead of SQL. The idea of using natural language instead of SQL has prompted the development of new type of...

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