Search For:

Displaying 1-50 out of 95 total
Firing Activity Induced by Nonidentical Signal Phases in Two Coupled Excitable Neurons
Found in: 2012 Brazilian Symposium on Neural Networks (SBRN)
By Xiaoming Liang,Liang Zhao
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 97-101
In this paper, we study the firing activity of two coupled excitable neurons with sub threshold periodic signals\footnote{A sub threshold signal means that the signal is too weak to make the neuron firing.}. Particularly, we find that the two coupled excit...
 
Optimum Cluster Size for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks
Found in: MILCOM
By Liang Zhao, Qilian Liang
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 1-5
In this paper, we are concerned with the optimum cluster size in Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks. Due to the sparse deployment and channel property, the clustering characteristics of Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks are different from those of terre...
 
A Type System for the Relational Calculus of Object Systems
Found in: Engineering of Complex Computer Systems, IEEE International Conference on
By Liang Zhao, Xiangpeng Zhao, Quan Long
Issue Date:August 2006
pp. 189-198
Being a successful technique in software practice, Object Orientation (OO) is a hot topic in academic research fields. Among many formalisms, rCOS, a refinement calculus of object-oriented systems based on Unifying Theories of Programming (UTP), has been p...
 
English translation of Chinese pediatrie points: A lost land
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM)
By Yu Kui,Kai Wang,Jian-Wei Liang,Zhao-Hui Liang
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 100-101
English translation of Chinese pediatrie points is a long neglected field in all kinds of TCM nomenclatures and dictionaries. However, the authors believe it is necessary to include it in the future international standardized TCM nomenclatures or dictionar...
   
An Object-Based Visual Selection Model with Bottom-Up and Top-Down Modulations
Found in: 2012 Brazilian Symposium on Neural Networks (SBRN)
By Alcides X. Benicasa,Marcos G. Quiles,Liang Zhao,Roseli A.F. Romero
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 238-243
Research in qualitative models of visual attention has mainly focused on the bottom-up guidance of early visual features. Here we propose a new model which combine both bottom-up and top-down modulation into the visual selection model. The proposed model i...
 
Using Interacting Forces to Perform Semi-supervised Learning
Found in: 2012 Brazilian Symposium on Neural Networks (SBRN)
By Thiago H. Cupertino,Liang Zhao
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 91-96
Semi-Supervised Learning (SSL) is a learning paradigm in which the classification task is performed by taking into account just a few labeled instances. The unlabeled instances also participate in the process, but by providing additional information about ...
 
Chaotic phase synchronization for visual selection
Found in: Neural Networks, IEEE - INNS - ENNS International Joint Conference on
By Fabricio A. Breve, Liang Zhao, Marcos G. Quiles, Elbert E. N. Macau
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 383-390
Chaotic phase synchronization among coupled oscillators is a phenomenon of interest in many physical and engineering systems. It has also been observed in biological systems, where groups of different functional units interact with each other in order to p...
 
Research on Performance Simulation and VR of Complex Product Based on Virtual Prototyping Technology
Found in: Computer-Aided Software Engineering, International Workshop on
By Yanbin Sun, Liang Zhao, Siqun Ma, Wenzhong Zhao
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 355-358
The concept of virtual prototyping is discussed and the makeup of unit modules of virtual prototyping system of complex product and its function frame are given, as a example, structure optimization for the folded energy-absorbing tube and underframe VR de...
 
Simulation Modeling and Analysis of Business Process
Found in: Electronic Commerce and Security, International Symposium
By Yanxiang He, Liang Zhao, Zhao Wu, Fei Li
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 391-395
Web services composition technology is promising technology to efficiently integrate heterogeneous, distributed and legacy software system. Performance becomes the key issue when web services composition model complex and mission-critical application. The ...
 
Modeling Web Services Composition with Transaction Extension for Performance Evaluation
Found in: Asia-Pacific Conference on Services Computing. 2006 IEEE
By Yanxiang He, Liang Zhao, Zhao Wu, Fei Li
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 476-481
Web Services can be composed to build domain-specific application and solution. The standards of several Web services composition (WSC) are proposed, for example, WS-BPEL and WS-CDL. Moreover, there is a great demand for the performance optimization of WSC...
 
A Stochastic Performance Model Supporting Time and Non-time QoS Matrices for Web Service Composition
Found in: Asia-Pacific Conference on Services Computing. 2006 IEEE
By Zhao Wu, Yanxiang He, Haowen Liu, Liang Zhao, Hua Shen
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 999-1004
In recently years, web service composition becomes a new approach to overcome many difficult problems confronted by B2B e-commerce, inter-organization workflow management, enterprise application integration etc. Due to the uncertainty of the Internet and v...
 
Formal Modeling of Transaction Behavior in WS-BPEL
Found in: Computer Science and Software Engineering, International Conference on
By Yanxiang He, Liang Zhao, Zhao Wu, Fei Li
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 490-494
Web Services can be composed to build domain-specific application and solution. Some Web Services Composition (WSC) standards are proposed, for instance, WS-BPEL and WS-CDL. WS-BPEL consists of basic activity, structured activity and control-flow. It uses ...
 
Fractal Color Image Compression
Found in: Graphics, Patterns and Images, SIBGRAPI Conference on
By Zhao Hui Li, Liang Zhao, N.Y. Soma
Issue Date:October 2000
pp. 185
The paper presents a new fractal color image compression method, called Fractal Hierarchical Color Block Coding (FHCBC), which transforms the three-color planes of a color image into a one-component image by extracting correlation among them. It hierarchic...
 
Coupling Graphs, Efficient Algorithmsand B-Cell Epitope Prediction
Found in: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
By Liang Zhao,Steven C.H. Hoi,Zhenhua Li,Limsoon Wong,Hung Nguyen,Jinyan Li
Issue Date:January 2014
pp. 7-16
Coupling graphs are newly introduced in this paper to meet many application needs particularly in the field of bioinformatics. A coupling graph is a two-layer graph complex, in which each node from one layer of the graph complex has at least one connection...
   
ReFinder: A Context-Based Information Refinding System
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Tangjian Deng,Liang Zhao,Hao Wang,Qingwei Liu,Ling Feng
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 2119-2132
In this paper, we present a context-based information refinding system called ReFinder. It leverages human's natural recall characteristics and allows users to refind files and Web pages according to the previous access context. ReFinder refinds informatio...
 
A Trust Evaluation Method for Supplier Selection
Found in: 2013 12th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom)
By Xiaofeng Qiu, Lei Cao, Pengfei Li, Liang Zhao
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 1498-1503
Trust and reputation systems play important roles in supplier selection, a topic that has been widely investigated from a business and operation point of view. However, we still lack of effective studies on supplier selection with security as the optimal t...
 
Chinese Analogy Search Considering Multi Relations
Found in: 2012 International Conference on Cloud and Service Computing (CSC)
By Chao Liang,Zhao Lu
Issue Date:November 2012
pp. 193-197
There are some specific relations between the entities of the nature. The same relationship exists between two pairs of entities, simply to say, what A is to B as C is to D. For two unfamiliar entities (A, B), We cannot say precisely the relationship betwe...
 
Collection System for Pressure Information of Buildings Based on the IoT and CAN Bus
Found in: 2012 International Conference on Cyber-Enabled Distributed Computing and Knowledge Discovery (CyberC)
By Weiyuan Sun,Xing Chen,Fangyi Liu,Liang Zhao
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 274-277
To monitor the healthy status of the buildings, such as buildings and houses, it is necessary to collect the pressure information of these buildings. For the defects of traditional pressure information collection system, the paper designs a system to colle...
 
Particle Competition and Cooperation to Prevent Error Propagation from Mislabeled Data in Semi-supervised Learning
Found in: 2012 Brazilian Symposium on Neural Networks (SBRN)
By Fabricio Breve,Liang Zhao
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 79-84
Semi-supervised learning is applied to classification problems where only a small portion of the data items is labeled. In these cases, the reliability of the labels is a crucial factor, because mislabeled items may propagate wrong labels to a large portio...
 
An Energy Exchanging Mechanism for Data Clustering
Found in: 2012 Brazilian Symposium on Neural Networks (SBRN)
By Roberto Alves Gueleri,Liang Zhao
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 31-36
In this paper, a dynamic process for data clustering is presented. It is based on the collective behavior among the objects of the input dataset. Each object is assigned an energy state, so they interact with each other by exchanging their energy, causing ...
 
Using Katz Centrality to Classify Multiple Pattern Transformations
Found in: 2012 Brazilian Symposium on Neural Networks (SBRN)
By Thiago H. Cupertino,Liang Zhao
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 232-237
Among the many machine learning methods developed for classification tasks, the network-based learning algorithms made great success. Usually, these methods consist of two stages: the construction of a network from the original vector-based data set and th...
 
Robustness Analysis of Network-Based Semi-supervised Learning Algorithms
Found in: 2012 Brazilian Symposium on Neural Networks (SBRN)
By Bilza Araujo,Liang Zhao
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 85-90
The semi-supervised learning (SSL) is a recent machine learning paradigm where both labeled and unlabeled data are taken into consideration in order to enrich the learning process. In the current work we deal with the robustness of network-based SSL algori...
 
Application-Managed Replication Controller for Cloud-Hosted Databases
Found in: 2012 IEEE 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD)
By Liang Zhao,Sherif Sakr,Anna Liu
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 922-929
Data replication is a well-known strategy to achieve the availability, scalability and performance improvement goals in the data management world. However, the cost of maintaining several  database replicas always strongly consistent is very high. The CAP ...
 
Study of Countermeasures for Ecological Restoration against the Disaster of Debris Flows in Scenic Spots: Taking Xinjiang Tianshan Mountain Tianchi Lake Scenic Spot as an Example
Found in: Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology, International Conference on
By Zhang Yan,Zhou Yan,Yan Liang,Zhao Xu
Issue Date:May 2012
pp. 1712-1717
In the 1960s to 1970s, a variety of geological disasters, especially debris flows, landslides, collapses and other disasters were well developed in many high mountain areas within scenic spots due to the lack of awareness of ecological and environmental pr...
 
Application-Managed Database Replication on Virtualized Cloud Environments
Found in: 2012 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering Workshops (ICDEW)
By Liang Zhao,Sherif Sakr,Alan Fekete,Hiroshi Wada,Anna Liu
Issue Date:April 2012
pp. 127-134
One among several patterns that are common for applications being deployed in cloud platforms is to take an existing application designed for a conventional data center, and then port it to the cloud with minimal changes. When this is done, the application...
 
Research and Implementation of ASOC Audio Driver Model on the Blackfin Platform
Found in: Intelligent System Design and Engineering Application, International Conference on
By Qinghui Wang,Liang Zhao,Xiancheng Han
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 720-723
The development of Audio driver is very important in embed audio system, which decides the performance of audio system directly. WM8731 audio driver is implemented on uclinux embedded operating system by using ASOC driver model in this paper. And in the de...
 
Antibody-Specified B-Cell Epitope Prediction in Line with the Principle of Context-Awareness
Found in: IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
By Liang Zhao, Limsoon Wong, Jinyan Li
Issue Date:November 2011
pp. 1483-1494
Context-awareness is a characteristic in the recognition between antigens and antibodies, highlighting the reconfiguration of epitope residues when an antigen interacts with a different antibody. A coarse binary classification of antigen regions into epito...
 
Stochastic Competitive Learning Applied to Handwritten Digit and Letter Clustering
Found in: Graphics, Patterns and Images, SIBGRAPI Conference on
By Thiago Silva,Thiago Cupertino,Liang Zhao
Issue Date:August 2011
pp. 313-320
Competitive learning is an important mechanism for data clustering and pattern recognition. In this paper, we present a rigorous definition of a new type of competitive learning scheme realized on large scale networks. In this model, several particles walk...
 
High Level Classification for Pattern Recognition
Found in: Graphics, Patterns and Images, SIBGRAPI Conference on
By Thiago Silva,Thiago Cupertino,Liang Zhao
Issue Date:August 2011
pp. 344-351
Traditional data classification techniques consider only physical features of input data in order to construct their hypotheses. On the other hand, the human (animal) brain performs both low and high order learning and it has facility to identify patterns ...
 
CloudDB AutoAdmin: Towards a Truly Elastic Cloud-Based Data Store
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By Sherif Sakr,Liang Zhao,Hiroshi Wada,Anna Liu
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 732-733
In this paper, we present the design and the architecture of the CloudDB AutoAdmin system which aims to fill the existing gaps between the provided cloud database services and the requirements of the consumer applications. In particular, it focuses on faci...
 
Particle Competition and Cooperation in Networks for Semi-Supervised Learning
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
By Fabricio Breve,Liang Zhao,Marcos Quiles,Witold Pedrycz,Jiming Liu
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 1686-1698
Semi-supervised learning is one of the important topics in machine learning, concerning with pattern classification where only a small subset of data is labeled. In this paper, a new network-based (or graph-based) semi-supervised classification model is pr...
 
Vibration and Noise Simulation Analysis of Stiffened Plates Based on the Statistical Energy Analysis
Found in: Computational and Information Sciences, International Conference on
By Guo-shun Wang, Rong Fu, Liang Zhao
Issue Date:December 2010
pp. 25-28
abstract—This paper discusses the vibration characteristic of an object, the generation mechanism of noise and noise reduction methods. Based on the theory of Statistical Energy Analysis, taking the vibration noise simulation software Auto SEA as a platfor...
 
Evaluating Cloud Platform Architecture with the CARE Framework
Found in: Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference
By Liang Zhao, Anna Liu, Jacky Keung
Issue Date:December 2010
pp. 60-69
There is an emergence of Cloud application platforms such as Microsoft’s Azure, Google’s App Engine and Amazon’s EC2/SimpleDB/S3. Startups and Enterprise alike, lured by the promise of ‘infinite scalability’, ‘ease of development’, ‘low infrastructure setu...
 
Research of Traffic State Identification Based on Probe Vehicle
Found in: Intelligence Information Processing and Trusted Computing, International Symposium on
By Junge Bai, Liang Zhao
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 309-311
Under the emergency accidents, implementation of the rescue measures is directly related to the traffic state identification. However, lacking of information collecting caused by road damage would lead to the results of identification by conventional fixed...
 
Design and Implementation of Object Pool Based on J2ME RMS
Found in: Intelligence Information Processing and Trusted Computing, International Symposium on
By Liang Zhao, Yang Xia, Wei Zhang
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 435-438
An object pool model based on RMS is proposed. Aimed to solve the Memory peak problem in J2ME, on the basis of object pool design pattern, an object pool model used RMS is designed and implemented. According to the test result, the performance of program c...
 
Identifying Abnormal Nodes in Protein-Protein Interaction Networks
Found in: Neural Networks, Brazilian Symposium on
By Bilzã Araújo, Francisco A. Rodrigues, Thiago C. Silva, Liang Zhao
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 97-102
Identifying outlier nodes is an important task in complex network mining, which can be done taking into account several criteria. For example, if we consider only the connectivity of the nodes in a scale-free network, the most outlier nodes will be the hub...
 
Novel QoS-Aware Gateway Centralized Multi-hop Routing for Wireless Mesh Networks
Found in: Computer and Information Technology, International Conference on
By Liang Zhao, Ahmed Y. Al-Dubai, Imed Romdhani
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 336-342
Wireless Mesh Networking (WMN) emerges as a new technology to reshape the broadband industry towards a more efficient and cost effective connectivity. The WMN has been the ideal technology for the next generation wireless community networks that offers eff...
 
A Study and Design of Web Information Search Model Based on Mobile Agent
Found in: Computing, Control and Industrial Engineering, International Conference on
By Sun Yuyu, Hu Liang, Zhao Kuo
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 195-197
Web information is diverse, complex and dynamic, while information search is heterogeneous and distributive. The traditional method of web information search is built on the basis of Client / Server model, demanding the high immediacy and timeliness of inf...
 
Evaluation of Enterprise Core Competence Based on the Entropy and Triangular Fuzzy Number
Found in: International Conference on E-Business and E-Government
By Zhengyuan Jia,Liang Zhao
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 2045-2048
According to the evaluation problem of enterprise core competence, this paper proposes a new size comparison method of the triangular fuzzy number and establishes an evaluation model with the combination of the entropy and triangular fuzzy number. Then, it...
 
Cross layer Neighbourhood Load Routing for Wireless Mesh Networks
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Processing Workshops and PhD Forum, 2011 IEEE International Symposium on
By Liang Zhao,Ahmed Y. Al-Dubai,Geyong Min
Issue Date:April 2010
pp. 1-7
Wireless Mesh Network (WMN) has been considered as a key emerging technology to construct next generation wireless communication networks. It combines the advantages of both mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) and traditional fixed network, attracting significan...
 
Application of Blind Source Separation in Ultrasonic NDE
Found in: Education Technology and Computer Science, International Workshop on
By Ying Wu, Tian-tai Guo, Bo Zhang, Lin Guo, Jun-jie Wu, Liang Zhao
Issue Date:March 2010
pp. 115-118
Blind source separation (BSS) allows the recovery of unknown signals from observed signals mixed by an unknown propagation medium, and is a promising technique for signal processing and data analysis. In ultrasonic nondestructive evaluation (NDE), BSS can ...
 
Classification of Plant Leaves by Near-infrared Spectroscopy Using ANN and Wavelet
Found in: Education Technology and Computer Science, International Workshop on
By Tian-tai Guo, Bo Zhang, Lin Guo, Dong-sheng Li, Ying Wu, Jun-jie Wu, Liang Zhao
Issue Date:March 2010
pp. 20-23
Near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy is a kind of non-destructive technology, which has many advantages. Infrared spectrum is highly characteristic and can be used to analyze and identify. However, researches and applications of NIR spectroscopy in plant class...
 
An Efficient Bit Allocation Strategy in AC-3 Encoder
Found in: Measuring Technology and Mechatronics Automation, International Conference on
By Tao Zhang, Changtao Liu, Liang Zhao, Shufang Zhang
Issue Date:March 2010
pp. 457-460
As a significant perceptual audio coding standard, AC-3 has been widely applied in such areas as DTV and etc. The bit allocation module in AC-3 encoder plays a decisive role to the quality of the whole audio encoder. In this paper, based on the quantitativ...
 
The Application of AC Position Servo-control in Automatic Gamma Counters
Found in: Measuring Technology and Mechatronics Automation, International Conference on
By Dengfeng Chen, Qichun Ji, Liang Zhao, Hongcai Zhang
Issue Date:March 2010
pp. 762-764
Automatic Gamma Counters is a common used machine for radiometric detection in clinical and academic research labs all over the world. It's a multi-axis motion control system. The AC position servo-control system is important, which need to move the sample...
 
Comparison of MTR Escape Design in Different Regions
Found in: Computational Intelligence and Design, International Symposium on
By Liang Zhao, Yongchuan Tang
Issue Date:December 2009
pp. 557-560
As a daily transport, Mass Transit Railway (MTR) is playing an increasingly important role in our life. By comparing the MTR systems in different countries, we summarize their advantages and disadvantages, and then choose the best design to make sure that ...
 
Sequence-based B-cell epitope prediction by using associations in antibody-antigen structural complexes
Found in: Bioinformatics and Biomedicine Workshop, IEEE International Conference on
By Liang Zhao, Jinyan Li
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 165-172
B-cell secreted antibodies play a critical role in fighting against the invaders and abnormal self tissues. Identifying the epitope on antigens recognized by the paratope on antibodies can enlighten the understanding of this important immune mechanism. Pre...
 
Symmetrically Oblivious Envelope Protocol
Found in: E-Business Engineering, IEEE International Conference on
By Bao-Hong Li, Kun Zhen, Yin-Liang Zhao
Issue Date:October 2009
pp. 219-223
This paper considers the privacy issues in attribute-based access control systems, and presents a privacy-preserving access control protocol named as Symmetrically Oblivious Envelope Protocol. Its important property is symmetric privacy, i.e., the resource...
 
Aerodynamic force modeling of quasi-steady stall phenomenon based on UKF-WNN
Found in: Computer Science and Information Technology, International Conference on
By Liang Zhao, Xiaodong Liu, Jing Lei
Issue Date:August 2009
pp. 213-217
The paper proposed an algorithm which can get over the BP algorithm's shortcomings of slow convergence speed, computation complexity and local minimum by using the UKF to estimate the parameters of WNN. Then it takes the phenomenon of aerodynamic modeling ...
 
An oscillatory correlation model of object-based attention
Found in: Neural Networks, IEEE - INNS - ENNS International Joint Conference on
By Marcos G. Quiles, DeLiang Wang, Liang Zhao, Roseli A. F. Romero, De-Shuang Huang
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 2596-2602
Attention is a critical mechanism for visual scene analysis. By means of attention, it is possible to break down the analysis of a complex scene to the analysis of its parts through a selection process. Empirical studies demonstrate that attentional select...
 
A QoS aware multicast algorithm for wireless mesh networks
Found in: Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, International
By Liang Zhao,Ahmed Yassin Al-Dubai,Geyong Min
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 1-8
Wireless mesh networks have been attracting significant attention due to its promising technology. It is becoming a major avenue for the fourth generation of wireless mobility. Communication in large-scale wireless networks can create bottlenecks for scala...
 
 1  2 Next >>