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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Floating-Point to Fixed-Point Conversion of Tropical Wood Recognition System Classifier

    Automated wood recognition system is computationally expensive and require large data processing. The most time and resources consuming part of the system is classifier. Linear Discriminant Analysis (LDA) is used as classifier in existing wood recognition system on training stage and testing stage. LDA implementation to hardware is required for...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Aspects of Input Part of Embedded Systems

    In the standard routines there is not used an elimination of all problem from disturbances of the way of signal from sensor to intern input of microcontroller. Regularly the primary signal form sensor has a small level of voltage. Environment of the way of signal includes some different sort of...

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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 // Jan 2014

    Model of Expectation and Satisfaction in B2C Electronic Commerce

    Online marketplace brings wide opportunities to those companies that accepted electronic way of business as being powerful instrument in customer satisfaction. However, any e-commerce website on this market is just one of millions lost in a sea of online stores demanding an attention. Expectation disconfirmation theory compares pre-purchase expectation with...

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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 // Oct 2013

    Simple Microcontroller Based Mains Power Analyzer Device

    In this paper, the authors deal with design of simple microcontroller based power analyzer device for measurement of basic electrical quantities in mains network. Main part of the device is 8-bit general purpose microcontroller MC9S08GB60 by Freescale semiconductor. It performs all tasks related to data acquisition, computation of desired values...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Static NP Domino Carry Gates for Ultra Low Voltage and High Speed Full Adders

    In this paper, the author's present different configurations of static ULV NP domino carry gates using precharge and pass transistor logic. The proposed ULV domino carry gates are aimed for high speed serial adders in ultra-low voltage applications. In terms of frequency, speed, PDP and EDP, the ULV carry gates...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Towards the Verification of Business Process Simulation in a JADE Framework

    Globalization and economic recession in part of the world challenge the enterprise managements with a necessity to improve flexibility and new market approaches. For this, effective management decision support is needed. One of the most interesting decision support tools is simulation of business processes and behavioral patterns. The motivation for...

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  • White Papers // May 2013

    Tutorial Development Kit for 32-Bit ARM Microcontrollers with a Focus on Multimedia

    In this paper, the authors describe design and realization of a 32bit ARM core microcontroller development kit. The ARM Cortex-M3 architecture with LPC1769 microcontroller is described in more details aimed at the individual blocks. The LPC1769 microcontroller potentiality is demonstrated on internal communication variants, interrupt management and memory mapping philosophy....

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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

    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 // 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

    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 // 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

    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

    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

    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 // Jun 2009

    Secure and Energy Efficient Geocast Protocol for Sensor Networks With Misbehaving Nodes

    Geocast sends packets to all sensor nodes within a specified geographical region in order to gather data from sensor nodes in that region and is an important mechanism in sensor networks. In this paper, the authors first introduce an energy-efficient geocast protocol. The proposed protocol builds multicast tree connecting geocast...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    New Aspect on Wireless Communication Networks

    This paper provides a detailed picture on computer networks and especially on wireless networks, focusing on specific characteristics of wireless systems. By using MIMO technology (Multiple Input Multiple Output), network logon can be realized at distances much greater. The use of antennas allows reception and transmission of multiple data streams...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Analysis of SAR Reduction of Mobile Phones in Heterogeneous Media

    The mutual effect of symmetrical electric dipoles located in the near region of each other is considered. The problem is solved with due account of the space heterogeneity. The results are applied to the compensation method for losses reduction in head of phone user. The cellular phone antennas PIFA and...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Throughput and Power Consumption Comparisons of Zigbee-based and ISM-Based Implementations of WSAN

    Wireless sensor and actuator networks have expanding applications which requires better throughput, power efficiency and cost effectiveness. This paper intends to contribute to the growing pool of knowledge on WSAN especially in the design for novel applications such as image or video over WSANs, and solar energy and RF energy...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Handoff Tactics for NEMO and Integrated Network

    The authors aim to revise the handoff method for NEMO and integrated 3G and NEMO network. These methods include horizontal handoff in NEMO and vertical handoff in integrated 3G and NEMO network. This paper took advantage of the NEMO's characteristics to propose a novel horizontal handoff method. Besides, they adopt...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    WiMAX Network Design for Cost Minimization and Access Data Rate Guarantee Using Multi-Hop Relay Stations

    Network cost and network quality of services are important concerns in the widespread deployment of WiMAX networks. This paper presents a novel network design and optimization model for mobile WiMAX access networks utilizing multi-hop relays. The proposed model aims to determine optimal locations of base stations and relay stations so...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    A Compact Internal Planar Antenna With a Capacitive Tuner for 3G and 4G Mobile Phone Application

    There have been many antenna designs studied and developed in 3G mobile phone applications. Multiband operation has become a basic requirement for internal antennas to be used in the mobile phone for wireless communication system. These papers are evaluated the multiband antenna operation for the application in 3G wireless communication...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Anomaly Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks Using Self-Organizing Map and Wavelets

    This paper proposes an anomaly detection scheme which is able to detect anomalies accurately by employing only important features of data signals, instead of using all the sensor data traces. The contribution of this paper centers on anomaly detection by using Discrete Wavelet Transform (DWT) combined with a competitive learning...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Application of the Classical Reliability to Address Optimization Problems in Mesh Networks

    Failures in communication networks may arise from natural catastrophes, component wear out, or action of intentional enemies. A communication network can be modeled by an undirected graph (or digraph) G= (V,E), where V and E are the set of nodes and edges (links) of G, respectively. Moreover the failure probabilities...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Simulation Model for Performance Evaluation of Advanced SIP Based Mobility Management Techniques

    Wireless technologies have evolved very rapidly in recent years. In the future, operators will need to enable users to use communication services independently of access technologies, so they will have to support seamless handovers in heterogeneous networks. In this paper, the authors focus on building the simulation model for testing...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    J-PAKE Based Mutual Authentication Model for EPC Networks

    The LTE architectural model developed by 3GPP proposed solutions to achieve high data rates, lighter network architectures and easier achievement of security requirements. Designed as a fully sustained IP network, the LTE provides unified access to a variety of services networks, via its EPC component. The core network of this...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    On Optimizing the Planning of Multi-hop Wireless Networks Using a Multi Objective Evolutionary Approach

    The optimization problem of planning Wireless Mesh Networks (WMNs) is a challenging problem that has been regarded as a cost-minimization problem, while other pertinent Quality of Service (QoS) criteria are modeled as constraints to be satisfied. The authors propose a novel approach that models, to some realistic extent, the problem...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Relative Gain Array Interaction Analysis of UPFC Device for Damping Oscillations

    UPFC devices are used to improve real power, reactive power, improve bus voltage and eliminate line loses in ac systems. An additional task of UPFC is to enhance transmission capacity as result of power oscillation damping. This paper use Relative Gain Array (RGA) for analyzing the interactions among the UPFC...

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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...

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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 // 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 // May 2011

    Tele-market Modeling of Fuzzy Consumer Behavior

    Just like any other aspect of human life on planet, the advancements in Internet technology over the past decades have greatly influenced the way people live, changing the socio-political structure of the nations as it can clearly be seen in the Middle East and northern African countries. In specific terms,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Predicting the Next Page that will be Visited by a Web Surfer Using Page Rank Algorithm

    Predicting the next page to be visited by a web user with increasing accuracy have many important applications like caching and prefetching web pages to improve the speed of navigation or creating systems of recommendation to help users to find faster in the site what they are looking for. The...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    The Technology Evolution in Web Design, Development and Deployment Supporting Web Scientific Applications

    In recent years Internet and it famous application - the web - have seen a wide diffusion and have been subjected to technological changes. The underlying platforms supporting web applications are now based on layered software and complex hardware solutions in order to support a growing load request. Sciences in...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Web Services-based Charging Control in Multimedia Networks

    Parlay X is a set of Web Services interfaces for open access to network function. One of the alternatives for deployment of Parlay X functionality is an add-on to the Open Service Access (OSA) functionality. The OSA gateway is a special type of application server that translates the OSA interfaces...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Reasoning on Service Interaction in Mobile Networks

    The paper presents a formal approach to detection of interaction between CAMEL-based services. CAMEL stands for Customized Application for Mobile network Enhanced Logic and it is a way for mobile operators to offer customized services that may be unique or differentiated from similar services offered by competitors. The more services...

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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 // 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

    Connections Among CRM, Cloud Computing and Trading Income of Selected Companies

    This paper is focused to time period 2007-2010. It was time before and during the economic crisis. In this paper the readers can found how the selected companies doing business in the Czech Republic are using information technology and business strategy Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and how it have impact...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Interleaving Commands: A Threat to the Interoperability of Smartcard Based Security Applications

    Although smartcards are widely used, secure smartcard interoperability has remained a significant challenge. Usually each manufacturer provides a closed environment for their smartcard based applications including the microchip, associated firmware and application software. While the security of this "Package" can be tested and certified for example based on the Common...

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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

    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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