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2007 IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (2007)
Giza
Dec. 15, 2007 to Dec. 18, 2007
ISSN: 2162-7843
ISBN: 978-1-4244-1834-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS

[Front cover] (PDF)

pp. C1

Table of contents (PDF)

pp. i-xiii

[Commentary] (PDF)

pp. 1-2

[Opinion] (PDF)

pp. 1

Effect of Time Correlation of Sources at the Output of Time Based Burst Assembler in Optical Burst Switched Network (PDF)

S Choudhury , Department of Information Technology, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, Durgapur-713209, India. Email: subhrabrata@gmail.com
S. Ponda , Department of Information Technology, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, Durgapur-713209, India.
J Debnath , Department of Mathematics, Winona State University, Winona, MN 55987, Email: jdebnath@winona.edu
N C Debnath , Department of Computer Science, Winona State University, Winona, MN 55987, Email: ndebnath@winona.edu
pp. 1065-1070

OCL Expressions and their Context: Transformation Rules for the Semantic Integration of OCL and RSL (PDF)

N. Debnath , Winona State University, Winona, NN 55987, USA, ndebnath@winona.edu
A. Funes , Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Ejército de los Andes 950, 5700 San Luis, Argentina, afunes@unsl.edu.ar
A. Dasso , Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Ejército de los Andes 950, 5700 San Luis, Argentina, arisdas@unsl.edu.ar
R. Uzal , Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Ejército de los Andes 950, 5700 San Luis, Argentina, ruzal@unsl.edu.ar
G. Montejano , Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Ejército de los Andes 950, 5700 San Luis, Argentina, gmonte@unsl.edu.ar
D. Riesco , Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Ejército de los Andes 950, 5700 San Luis, Argentina, driesco@unsl.edu.ar
pp. 1083-1087

Types and Operations: Transformation Rules for the Semantic Integration of OCL and RSL (PDF)

N. Debnath , Winona State University, Winona, NN 55987, USA, ndebnath@winona.edu
A. Funes , Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina, afunes@unsl.edu.ar
A. Dasso , Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina, arisdas@unsl.edu.ar
D. Riesco , Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina, driesco@unsl.edu.ar
R. Uzal , Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina, ruzal@unsl.edu.ar
G. Montejano , Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina, gmonte@unsl.edu.ar
pp. 1077-1082

Multi-object Tracking Based on Region Corresponding and Improved Color-Histogram Matching (PDF)

Ying Fang , Information Science and Technology College, Shandong University, Jinan, China, fyblue18@163.com
Huiyuan Wang , Information Science and Technology College, Shandong University, Jinan, China, hywang@sdu.edu.cn
Shuang Mao , Information Science and Technology College, Shandong University, Jinan, China, maoshuang989@yahoo.com.cn
Xiaojuan Wu , Information Science and Technology College, Shandong University, Jinan, China, xjwu@sdu.edu.cn
pp. 1-4

iWDSS-Tender: Intelligent Web-based Decision Support System for Tender Evaluation (PDF)

N. M. Mohamad Noor , Computer Science Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), 21030 Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, maizura@umt.edu.my
N. H. Abdul Samat , Computer Science Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), 21030 Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, najwa@umt.edu.my
M. Yazid M. Saman , Computer Science Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), 21030 Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, yazid@umt.edu.my
M. Suzuri Hitam , Computer Science Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), 21030 Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, suzuri@umt.edu.my
M. Man , Computer Science Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), 21030 Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, mustafaman@umt.edu.my
pp. 1011-1016

Bounds on Minimal Energy Spent on Computations (PDF)

Jacek Izydorczyk , Silesian University of Technology, Akademicka 16, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland, jacek.izydorczyk@polsl.pl
pp. 942-947

Asymptotic analysis of large MIMO wire-tap channel via replica method (PDF)

H.S. Wang , Electronic Engineering Department, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200030, China, Email: hswang@sjtu.edu.cn
G.H. Zeng , Electronic Engineering Department, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200030, China
pp. 694-698

A statistical-mechanics approach to analyzing effect of imperfect channel state information on multiuser channel capacity (PDF)

H.S. Wang , Electronic Engineering Department, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200030, China, Email: hswang@sjtu.edu.cn
G.H. Zeng , Electronic Engineering Department, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200030, China
pp. 906-910

Distribution of a Stochastic Control Algorithm Applied to Gas Storage Valuation (PDF)

Constantinos Makassikis , SUPELEC, IMS research group, 2 rue Edouard Belin, 57070 Metz, France; LORIA, ALGORILLE project team, BP 239, 54506 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France, Constantinos.Makassikis@supelec.fr
Stephane Vialle , SUPELEC, IMS research group, 2 rue Edouard Belin, 57070 Metz, France, Stephane.Vialle@supelec.fr
Xavier Warin , EDF - R&D, OSIRIS group, 1 Avenue Charles de Gaulle, 92141 Clamart, France, Xavier.Warin@edf.fr
pp. 485-490

A Radon Transform and PCA Hybrid for High Performance Face Recognition (PDF)

Laika Karsili , Computer Engineering Department of Eastern Mediterranean University, Gazimagusa, TRNC, Turkey, e-mail: laika.karsili@emu.edu.tr
Adnan Acan , Computer Engineering Department of Eastern Mediterranean University, Gazimagusa, TRNC, Turkey, phone: +90-392-6301068; fax:+90-392-3651792; e-mail: adnan.acan@emu.edu.tr
pp. 246-251

A multi-class classification with a probabilistic localized decoder (PDF)

Takashi Takenouchi , Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 8916-5, Takayama,Ikoma, Nara, 630-0192, Japan, phone: +81-743-72-5378; fax:+81-743-72-5989; email: ttakashi@is.naist.jp
Shin Ishii , Department of System Science, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, email:ishii@i.kyoto-u.ac.jp
pp. 846-850

Fuzzy design of a video-on-demand network (PDF)

Arash Abadpour , Dept. of Elec. and Comp. Eng., Univ. of Manitoba; TRLabs, Winnipeg, Canada, abadpour@ee.umanitoba.ca
Attahiru Sule Alfa , Dept. of Elec. and Comp. Eng., Univ. of Manitoba; TRLabs, Winnipeg, Canada, alfa@ee.umanitoba.ca
Jeff Diamond , TRLabs, Winnipeg, Canada, diamond@win.trlabs.ca
pp. 491-496

Estimating geodesic distances on locally linear patches (PDF)

Deyu Meng , Institute for Information and System Science, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaan'xi, P. R. China, dymeng@mail.xjtu.edu.cn
Zongben Xu , Institute for Information and System Science, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaan'xi, P. R. China
Nannan Gu , Institute for Information and System Science, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaan'xi, P. R. China
Mingwei Dai , Institute for Information and System Science, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, Shaan'xi, P. R. China
pp. 851-854

Path Selection Diversity for Packet Delivery in Wireless Single-Hop Networks (PDF)

Yahya S. Al-Harthi , Electrical Engineering Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia, Email: yharthi@kfupm.edu.sa
pp. 110-115

Data Hiding with Image Decomposition Based on General Spectrum Pyramid (PDF)

Mariofanna Milanova , Computer Science Department, UALR, 2801 S. University Ave., Little Rock, Arkansas 72204-1099, USA, Phone: +501 569-8135, e-mail: mgmilanova@ualr.edu
Roumen Kountchev , Department of Radio Communications, Technical University of Sofia, Bul. Kl. Ohridsky 8, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria, Phone: +501 569-8135, e-mail: rkountch@tu-sofia.bg
Vladimir Todorov , T&K Engineering, Mladost 3, Pob.12, Sofia 1712, Bulgaria, todorov_vl@yahoo.com
Roumiana Kountcheva , T&K Engineering, Mladost 3, Pob.12, Sofia 1712, Bulgaria, kountcheva_r@yahoo.com
pp. 911-914

Invariant range image multi - pose face recognition using Fuzzy ant algorithm and membership matching score (PDF)

Supawee Makdee , Faculty of Industrial Technology, Rajabhat Ubon Ratchathani University, Ubonratchathani, THAILAND, Email: mag_ubon@hotmail.com
Chom Kimpan , Faculty of Information Technology, Rangsit University, Bangkok, THAILAND, Email: chom@rsu.ac.th
Seri Pansang , Faculty of Science and Technology, Rajabhat Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, THAILAND, Email: seri@academic.cmru.ac.th
pp. 252-256

Routing Optimlzation using Genetic Algorithm in Ad Hoc Networks (PDF)

Mustafa Al-Ghazal , Hajr for Technical Education and Training Co., Al Ahsa, KSA. must@hajr.net
Ayman El-Sayed , Faculty of electronic engineering, Menoufiya University, EGYPT ayman.elsayed@free.fr
Hamedy Kelash , Faculty of electronic engineering, Menoufiya University, EGYPT
pp. 497-503

Advanced Motion Estimation Techniques for VC-1 (PDF)

Michael J. Tammen , Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, 723 W Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Mohamed El-Sharkawy , Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, 723 W Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Hisham Sliman , Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, 723 W Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Maher Rizkalla , Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, 723 W Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
pp. 240-245

Using End-to-End Data to Infer Sensor Network Topology (PDF)

Tao Zhao , School of Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an 710072, China, zhaotaonwpu@gmail.com
Wangdong Cai , School of Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an 710072, China
Yongjun Li , School of Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an 710072, China
pp. 504-508

DSS for Tendering Process: Integrating Statistical Single-Criteria Model with MCDM Models (PDF)

Fadhilah Ahmad , Faculty of Informatics, University Darul Iman Malaysia (UDM), KUSZA Campus, Gong Badak, 21300, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, E-mail: fad@udm.edu.my
M Yazid M Saman , Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu(UMT), 21030 Mengabang Telipot, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, E-mail: yazid@umt.edu.my
N. M. Mohamad Noor , Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu(UMT), 21030 Mengabang Telipot, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, E-mail: maizura@umt.edu.my
Aida Othman , Faculty of Business Management and Accounting, University Darul Iman Malaysia (UDM), KUSZA Campus, Gong Badak, 21300, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, E-mail: aida@udm.edu.my
pp. 863-868

A High-Speed, High-Radix, Processor Array Architecture for Real-Time Elliptic Curve Cryptography Over GF(2m) (PDF)

Mohamed A. Fayed , Dept. of Elec. and Comp. Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria BC V8W 3P6, Canada
M. Watheq El-Kharashi , Mentor Graphics Egypt, Cairo 11341, Egypt
Fayez Gebali , Dept. of Elec. and Comp. Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria BC V8W 3P6, Canada
pp. 56-61

Wavelet Compression of Multiview Video with Disparity-Compensated Lifting (PDF)

Li Li , College of Electronic Information Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, P.R. China 300072; Electronic Engineering Department, Tianjin University of Technology and Education, Tianjin, P.R. China 300222
Zhengxin Hou , College of Electronic Information Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, P.R. China 300072
Chang Sun , School of Information Science and Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, P.R. China 250100
pp. 952-955

A Leaf Recognition Algorithm for Plant Classification Using Probabilistic Neural Network (PDF)

Stephen Gang Wu , Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, P. R. China
Forrest Sheng Bao , Dept. of Computer Science, Texas Tech University, USA, E-mail: shengbao@ieee.org
Eric You Xu , Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Yu-Xuan Wang , School of Information & Telecommunications Eng., Nanjing Univ. of P & T, P. R. China
Yi-Fan Chang , Dept. of Electronic Engineering, National Taiwan Univ. of Science & Technology, Taiwan, R. O. China
Qiao-Liang Xiang , School of Information & Telecommunications Eng., Nanjing Univ. of P & T, P. R. China
pp. 11-16

Closed frequent itemsets mining and structuring association rules based on Q-analysis (PDF)

Azedine Boulmakoul , LIM/IST Computer Sciences Dep. Faculté des Sciences et Techniques de Mohammedia, B.P. 146 Mohammedia, Maroc. Azedine.boulmakoul@yahoo.fr
pp. 519-524

Mapping Distributed Object-Oriented Software to Architecture with Limited Number of Processors (PDF)

Safwat H. Hamad , Faculty of Computer & Information Sciences, Ain Shams University, Abbassia, Cairo, 11566, Egypt, Safwat@engr.uconn.edu
Tahany Fergany , Computer Science Depart., University of New Haven, CT, New Haven, USA TFergany@Newhaven.edu
Reda A. Ammar , Computer Science & Engineering Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 06269, USA, Reda@engr.uconn.edu
Sayed Solit , Faculty of Computer & Information Sciences, Ain Shams University, Abbassia, Cairo, 11566, Egypt, ESelit0@Yahoo.com
pp. 531-536

A Preemptive Version of the Min-Min Heuristic for Dynamically Mapping Meta-Tasks on a Distributed Heterogeneous Environment (PDF)

Amal S. Khalifa , Faculty of Computer & Information Sciences, Ain Shams University, Abbassia, Cairo, 11566, Egypt, Amal.sk@gmail.com
Reda A. Ammar , Computer Science & Engineering Department, University. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 06269, USA, Reda@engr.uconn.edu
Tahany A. Fegrany , Computer Science Department, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT, USA, TFergany@NewHaven.edu
Mohamed E. Khalifa , Faculty of Computer & Information Sciences, Ain Shams University, Abbassia, Cairo, 11566, Egypt, EssKhalifa@Yahoo.com
pp. 537-542

A MLP-SOM Combination to Select Relevant Genes from High-dimensional DNA Microarray Data (PDF)

Goutam Chakraborty , Graduate School of Software and Information Science, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan, goutam@soft.iwate-pu.ac.jp, g231d022@soft.iwate-pu.ac.jp
Jagdish Patra , School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological Uni., Singapore, aspatra@ntu.edu.sg
Seiryo Noda , Graduate School of Software and Information Science, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
Basabi Chakraborty , Graduate School of Software and Information Science, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan, basabi@soft.iwate-pu.ac.jp
pp. 999-1004

Detecting Digital Image Forgeries Through Weighted Local Entropy (PDF)

Chi Zhang , Computer Institute, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, Email: zhangchipr@emails.bjut.edu.cn
Hongbin Zhang , Computer Institute, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China
pp. 62-67

Performance Analysis of the IEEE 802.11 DCF (PDF)

Khalid M.J. Khayyat , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C. Canada V8W 3P6, e-mail: khayyat@ece.uvic.ca
Fayez Gebali , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C. Canada V8W 3P6, e-mail: fayez@ece.uvic.ca
Esam Abdel-Raheem , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor, Windsor, O.N. Canada N9B 3P4, e-mail: eraheem@uwindsor.ca
pp. 653-657

The Oil-Gas Prediction of Seismic Reservoir Based on Rough Set and PSO Algorithm (PDF)

Hongjie Liu , Department of Computer Science and Technology, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710049, China; Geophysical Research Institute, Research Institute of Exploration and Development, PetroChina Xinjiang Oilfield Company, Urumqi 830013, China, liuhjcj@gmail.com
Boqin Feng , Department of Computer Science and Technology, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an 710049, China
Jianjie Wei , College of Mathematics and System Science, Xingjiang University, Urumqi 830046, China
Wenjie Li , Geophysical Research Institute, Research Institute of Exploration and Development, PetroChina Xinjiang Oilfield Company, Urumqi 830013, China
pp. 657-662

Use of Simulation and Random Matrix Theory to Identify the State of Network Traffic (PDF)

Viktoria Rojkova , Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, email: vbrozh01@louisville.edu
Yehia Khalil , Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, email: yehia.khalil@louisville.edu
Adel Elmaghraby , Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, email: adel.elmaghraby@louisville.edu
Mehmed Kantardzic , Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, email: mmkant01@louisville.edu
pp. 647-652

Fluid Flow Model of HSTCP (PDF)

Yang Xiaogang , State Key Lab. of Software Development Env., Beihang University, Beijing, 100083, China, yangxg@nlsde.buaa.edu.cn
Zhou gang , State Key Lab. of Software Development Env., Beihang University, Beijing, 100083, China
Chen peng , State Key Lab. of Software Development Env., Beihang University, Beijing, 100083, China
Shan Baosong , State Key Lab. of Software Development Env., Beihang University, Beijing, 100083, China
pp. 642-646

Selectively Weighted Multicast Scheduling Designs For Input-Queued Switches (PDF)

Mohammed Shoaib , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai - 600036, India. Email: shoaib.m@iitm.ac.in
pp. 92-97

Sonar Localization Using Ubiquitous Sensor Network for Water Pollution Monitoring Fish Robots (PDF)

Daejung Shin , BK21, Chonnam National University, 300 Yongbong-dong, Buk-gu, Gwangju, South Korea 500-757, djshin71ha@hotmail.com
Seung You Na , Dept. of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Chonnam National University, 300 Yongbong-dong, Buk-gu, Gwangju, SOUTH KOREA 500-757, syna@chonnam.ac.kr
Jin Young Kim , Dept. of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Chonnam National University, 300 Yongbong-dong, Buk-gu, Gwangju, SOUTH KOREA 500-757, beyondi@chonnam.ac.kr
Seong-Joon Baek , Dept. of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Chonnam National University, 300 Yongbong-dong, Buk-gu, Gwangju, SOUTH KOREA 500-757, tozero@chonnam.ac.kr
pp. 80-85

A Framework for Implicit Surfaces Reconstruction form Large Clouds of Points (PDF)

Ashraf S. Hussein , Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, Ain Shams University, Cairo, 11566, Egypt. ashrafh@acm.org
Amr H. Abdel-Aziz , Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, Ain Shams University, Cairo, 11566, Egypt. amraziz8@acm
pp. 5-10

Subtract on Negative Add on Positive (SNAP) Estimation Algorithm for Sensor Networks (PDF)

Michalis P. Michaelides , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, michalism@ucy.ac.cy
Christos G. Panayiotou , Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, christosp@ucy.ac.cy
pp. 86-91

A Middleware Based Network Hot Swapping Solution for SCA Compliant Radio (PDF)

Md. Kamrul Hasan , Ubiquitous Computing Lab, Department of Computer Engineering, Kyung Hee University, 449-701, Republic of Korea, E-mail: kamrul@oslab.khu.ac.kr
Lenin Mehedy , Ubiquitous Computing Lab, Department of Computer Engineering, Kyung Hee University, 449-701, Republic of Korea, E-mail: leninmehedy@yahoo.com
Salahuddin Muhammad Salim Zabir , Ubiquitous Computing Lab, Department of Computer Engineering, Kyung Hee University, 449-701, Republic of Korea, E-mail: szabir@yahoo.com
Sungyoung Lee , Ubiquitous Computing Lab, Department of Computer Engineering, Kyung Hee University, 449-701, Republic of Korea, E-mail: sylee@oslab.khu.ac.kr
Sang-chul Oh , Ubiquitous Computing Lab, Department of Computer Engineering, Kyung Hee University, 449-701, Republic of Korea; Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Daejeon, 305-700, South Korea, E-mail: scoh@etri.re.kr
pp. 98-103

A Quantization Scheme for Lattice-Reduction Aided MIMO Detection (PDF)

Tien Duc Nguyen , Department of Information and Communication Engineering, The University of Electro-Communications, Chofugaoka 1-5-1, Chofu-shi, Tokyo 182-8585, Japan. E-mail: ntduc@ice.uec.ac.jp
Tadashi Fujino , Department of Information and Communication Engineering, The University of Electro-Communications, Chofugaoka 1-5-1, Chofu-shi, Tokyo 182-8585, Japan
Xuan Nam Tran , Department of Information and Communication Engineering, The University of Electro-Communications, Chofugaoka 1-5-1, Chofu-shi, Tokyo 182-8585, Japan
pp. 663-667

Face Recognition Using Combination of Wavelet Packets, PCA and LDA (PDF)

Strahil Sokolov , Faculty of Communications and Communications Technologies, Technical University of Sofia, K1. Ohridski 8, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria, olb@tu-sofia.bg
Ognian Boumbarov , Faculty of Communications and Communications Technologies, Technical University of Sofia, K1. Ohridski 8, 1000 Sofia
Georgi Gluhchev , Institute of Information Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Acad. G. Bonchev Str., B1.2, Sofia 1113, gluhchev@iinf.bas.bg
pp. 257-262

A 1.45Gb/s (576,288) LDPC Decoder for 802.16e standard (PDF)

Jui-Hui Hung , Institute of Electronics & Department of Electronics Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, E-mail: paholisi.nctu@gmail.com
Sau-Gee Chen , Institute of Electronics & Department of Electronics Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, E-mail: sgchen@cc.nctu.edu.tw
pp. 916-921

A Systematic Optimized Comparison Algorithm for Fast LDPC Decoding (PDF)

Jui-Hui Hung , Institute of Electronics & Department of Electronics Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, E-mail: paholisi.nctu@gmail.com
Sau-Gee Chen , Institute of Electronics & Department of Electronics Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, E-mail: sgchen@cc.nctu.edu.tw
pp. 922-926

Monitoring of Oil Pollution by GIS and Remote-Sensing case Of West Algeria Harbours (PDF)

Aicha Benmecheta , University of Sciences and Technology of Oran, Science Faculty, Physics department, Oran, Algeria, abenmechta@gmail.com
Abdeljallil Lansari , National Center of Space Techniques (CNTS), 01 Avenue de la Palestine, P.O. Box 13, Arzew 31200, Algeria, lansaria@cnts.dz
pp. 874-879

Solving Classification Problems Using Supervised Self-Organizing Map (PDF)

Arit Thammano , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Faculty of Information Technology, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, 10520 Thailand, E-mail: arit@it.kmitl.ac.th
Jiraporn Kiatwuthiamorn , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Faculty of Information Technology, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, 10520 Thailand, E-mail: j.kiatwuthiamorn@hotmail.com
pp. 357-360

A Modified Fast Vector Quantization Algorithm Based on Nearest Partition Set Search (PDF)

Mohsen M. Tantawy , National Telecommunication Institute (NTI), Naser city Cairo, Egypt
M. F. Abu El-Yazeed , Dept. of Electronics & Comm., Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
Nemat S. Abdel Kader , Dept. of Electronics & Comm., Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
M. M. El-Henawy , National Telecommunication Institute (NTI), Naser city, Cairo, Egypt
pp. 927-931

Evaluating Adaptive Prediction Filters for Efficient Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Networks (PDF)

Michael Sessinghaus , University of Paderborn, Warburger Str. 100, 33098 Paderbom, Germany, Phone: +49 5251.60-5373, Fax: +49 5251.60-5377, Email: sessinghaus@upb.de
Holger Karl , University of Paderborn, Warburger Str. 100, 33098 Paderbom, Germany, Phone: +49 5251.60-5373, Fax: +49 5251.60-5377, Email: holger.karl@upb.de
pp. 548-553

Transmitting Encrypted Data by Wavelet Transform and Neural Network (PDF)

Meghdad Ashtiyani , Nasr Electronic and Communication Research Center, m.ash.80@gmail.com
Soroor Behbahani , Biomedical Engineering Department, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, soroor_behbahani@yahoo.com
Saeed Asadi , Shahid Abbaspour University, Control Department, saeed_a_61@yahoo.com
Parmida Moradi Birgani , Biomedical Engineering Department, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, pmb_81@yahoo.com, Tehran, Iran
pp. 385-389

Bus Transactions in Microprocessor-based Systems using the Second-order Extened Physical Addressing (PDF)

Mountassar Maamoun , Department of Electronic, Blida University, Blida, Algeria, mountassar.maamoun@ens-kouba.dz
Abdelhalim Benbelkacem , LSIC Laboratory, (ENS) Kouba, Algiers, Algeria
Daoud Berkani , Signal & Communications Laboratory, (ENP) Algiers, Algeria
pp. 509-512

Information retrieval from a phoneme time series database (PDF)

Radhakrishnan Nagarajan , University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, rnagarajan@uams.edu
Anand Nagarajan , Symbram LLC, Sunnyvale, CA, anand@esymbram.com
Mariofanna Milanova , University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR 72204, mgmilanova@ualr.edu
pp. 989-994

Spatial Clustering of Wireless Sensor Network Nodes Based on Packet Loss (PDF)

Ahmed Y. Tawfik , University of Windsor, School of Computer Science, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, atawfik@uwindsor.ca
Randa El-Marakby , University of Windsor, School of Computer Science, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, randaa@uwindsor.ca
pp. 869-873

AES-128 Implementation on a Virtex-4 FPGA (PDF)

James H. Wiebe , ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering) Dept. at the University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4 Canada, e-mail: wiebe7@uwindsor.ca
pp. 68-73

Security and privacy protection for automated video surveillance (PDF)

Nadia Baaziz , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau (Québec), Canada, nadia.baaziz@uqo.ca
Nathalie Lolo , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau (Québec), Canada
Oscar Padilla , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau (Québec), Canada
Felix Petngang , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau (Québec), Canada
pp. 17-22

Key-Joined Block Ciphers with Input-Output Pseudorandom Shuffling Applied to Remotely Keyed Authenticated Encryption (PDF)

Yassin M. Y. Hasan , Electrical Engineering Dept., Assiut Univ., Assiut, Arab Republic of Egypt; Comp. Sc. & Information Dept., Taibah Univ., Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, E-mail: ymyhasan@aun.edu.eg
pp. 74-79

VANET-DSRC Protocol for Reliable Broadcasting of Life Safety Messages (PDF)

Mostafa M. I. Taha , Electrical Engineering Dept., Assiut University, Assiut, Arab Republic of Egypt, m_i_taha@aun.edu.eg
Yassin M. Y. Hasan , Electrical Engineering Dept., Assiut University, Assiut, Arab Republic of Egypt; Comp. Sc. & Information Dept., Taibah Univ., Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ymyhasan@aun.edu.eg
pp. 104-109

Multi Stage Vector Quantization for the Compression of Surface and Volumetric Point Cloud Data (PDF)

R. A Siddiqui , Istanbul Technical University
S Eroksuz , Istanbul Technical University
I Celasun , Istanbul Technical University
pp. 932-937

CAPTCHA for Blind People (PDF)

Mohammad Shirali-Shahreza , Computer Science Department, Sharif University of Technology, Azadi Street, Tehran, IRAN, Email: shirali@cs.sharif.edu, Website: http://mohammad.shirali.ir
Sajad Shirali-Shahreza , Computer Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Azadi Street, Tehran, IRAN, Email: shirali@ce.sharif.edu, Website: http://sajad.shirali.ir
pp. 995-998

A Class of Prior Distributions on Context Tree Models and an Efficient Algorithm of the Bayes Codes Assuming It (PDF)

Toshiyasu Matsushima , Dept. of Applied Mathematics, Waseda University, 3-4-1 Ohkubo, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-8555 JAPAN, toshimat@waseda.jp
Shigeich Hirasawa , Dept. of Industrial and Management System Engineering, Waseda University, 3-4-1 Ohkubo, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-8555 JAPAN, hirasawa@hirasa.mgmt.waseda.ac.jp
pp. 938-941

Blind Adaptive Constant Modulus RAKE Receiver for Downlink CDMA (PDF)

Suprava Patnaik , Electrical ngineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Orissa, India, 769008, suprava_patnaik@yahoo.com
Anamika Upadhyay , Electrical ngineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Orissa, India, 769008
pp. 543-547

Towards Evaluation of Phonics Method for Teaching of Reading Using Artificial Neural Networks (A Cognitive Modeling Approach) (PDF)

Hassan M. Hassan , Arab Open University (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Branch, IT Department), E-Mail: hassan_sasa_2004@yahoo.com
Ayoub K. Al-Hamadi , Institute for Electronics, Signal Processing and Communications (IESK), Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, D-39016 Magdeburg, P.O. Box 4210 Germany, E-Mail: Ayoub.Al-Hamadi@ovgu.de
Saleh M. Al-Saleem , Arab Open University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Branch, IT Department, E-Mail: salehms@arabou.org.sa
pp. 855-862

Efficient Intra Mode Decision for AVS to H.264/AVC Transcoding (PDF)

Wang Minyue , College of electronic and control engineering, Beijing University of technology, Beijing, China, wangminyue@emails.bjut.edu.cn
Sun Guangmin , College of electronic and control engineering, Beijing University of technology, Beijing, China, gmsun@bjut.edu.cn
Wu Qiang , College of electronic and control engineering, Beijing University of technology, Beijing, China, wuqiang@bjut.edu.cn
pp. 948-951

Interpolation with Sigmoid Functions for Spatial Error Concealment (PDF)

Toan Nguyen Dinh , Department of Computer Science, Chonnam National University, 500-757 Gwangju, Korea
Nguyen Trung Kien , Department of Computer Science, Chonnam National University, 500-757 Gwangju, Korea
GueeSang Lee , Department of Computer Science, Chonnam National University, 500-757 Gwangju, Korea
pp. 961-965

Fourier Descriptor for Pedestrian Shape Recognition using Support Vector Machine (PDF)

Nooritawati Md Tahir , Dept of Electrical, Electronics and System, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor DE, MALAYSIA. norita@vlsi.eng.ukm.my or norita tahir@yahoo.com
Aini Hussain , Dept of Electrical, Electronics and System, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor DE, MALAYSIA
Mohd Marzuki Mustafa , Dept of Electrical, Electronics and System, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor DE, MALAYSIA
Salina Abdul Samad , Dept of Electrical, Electronics and System, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor DE, MALAYSIA
Hafizah Husin , Dept of Electrical, Electronics and System, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor DE, MALAYSIA
pp. 636-641

Development System for Video and Audio Algorithms (PDF)

Angel R. Kanchev , Department of Telecommunications, Technical University, Kliment Ohridski 8, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria, E-mail: angel_kanchev@mail.bg
Antoaneta A. Popova , Department of Telecommunications, Technical University, Kliment Ohridski 8, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
pp. 966-971

Combined Data Partitioning and FMO in Distortion Modeling for Video Trace Generation with Lossy Network Parameters (PDF)

Araz Jahaniaval , School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada, ajahania@uoguelph.ca
Dalia Fayek , School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada, dfayek@uoguelph.ca
pp. 972-976

Adaptive Spatial Resolution Control Scheme for Mobile Video Applications (PDF)

Yonghee Lee , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, yhlee@cslab.snu.ac.kr
Heejung Lee , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, hjlee@cslab.snu.ac.kr
Heonshik Shin , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, shinhs@cslab.snu.ac.kr
pp. 977-982

Adaptive Enhancement of Historical Document Images (PDF)

N. Krishna Kishore , Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, College of Engineering, Pune, India, kishoren2@gmail.com
Priti P. Rege , Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, College of Engineering, Pune, India, ppr@extc.coep.org.in
pp. 983-988

Prediction-based Prefetching for Remote Rendering Streaming in Mobile Virtual Environments (PDF)

Shaimaa Lazem , Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, USA, shlazem@vt.edu
Marwa Elteir , Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, USA, maelteir@vt.edu
Ayman Abdel-Hamid , College of Computing and Information Technology, Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Egypt; Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, USA, hamid@aast.edu
Denis Gracanin , Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, USA, gracanin@vt.edu
pp. 760-765

Effectively Finding the Right Keywords for the Target Audience (PDF)

Dimas Dwihananto , Department of Computer Science, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose CA 95192-0249
Teng-Sheng Moh , Department of Computer Science, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose CA 95192-0249, tsmoh@cs.sjsu.edu
pp. 766-771

An efficient architecture of bitplane coding in VC-1 for real-time video processing (PDF)

Yo-Han Lim , System LSI Division, Semiconductor Business, Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd., Youngin-City, Korea, yohan.lim@samsung.com
Seung-Sick Jun , System LSI Division, Semiconductor Business, Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd., Youngin-City, Korea, ss.jun@samsung.com
Jung-Sun Kang , System LSI Division, Semiconductor Business, Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd., Youngin-City, Korea, jungsun.kang@samsung.com
pp. 1198-1203

Bio-Inspired Integrated Chips for Telecommunications S/W Defect-Tracking (PDF)

Hoda S Abdel-Aty-Zohdy , Microelectronics System Design Lab, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, 48309, USA; (2007-08) Air Force Research Lab, WPAFB/RITA, OH, 45433-7334
Mostafa Hashem Sherif , AT&T C5-2018, Middletown, NJ-007748
Adam Smiarowski , Microelectronics System Design Lab, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, 48309, USA
Brian Searing , Microelectronics System Design Lab, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, 48309, USA
pp. 778-784

Multipath Channel Tracking using Random Sets with application to OFDM Systems (PDF)

Daniele Angelosante , DAEIMI, Università di Cassino, Italy, email: d.angelosante@unicas.it
Ezio Biglieri , Departament de Tecnologia, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, email: e.biglieri@ieee.org
Marco Lops , DAEIMI, Università di Cassino, Italy, email: lops@unicas.it
pp. 1121-1125

Goodput optimized bit and power allocation for OFDM transmission with relaying (PDF)

Rodolfo Torrea Duran , Communications and Remote Sensing Laboratory, Université catholique de Louvain, Place du Levant 2, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Email : torreaduran@student.uclouvain.be
Jerome Louveaux , Communications and Remote Sensing Laboratory, Université catholique de Louvain, Place du Levant 2, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Email : jerome.louveaux@uclouvain.be
Luc Vandendorpe , Communications and Remote Sensing Laboratory, Université catholique de Louvain, Place du Levant 2, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Email : luc.vandendorpe@uclouvain.be
pp. 1116-1120

Interleave-Division Multiplexing MIMO Scheme for Increasing Cell-Edge Throughput (PDF)

Kai Li , Electrical Engineering Dept., Columbia Univ., New York, NY 10027, likai@ee.columbia.edu
Xiaodong Wang , Electrical Engineering Dept., Columbia Univ., New York, NY 10027, wangx@ee.columbia.edu
pp. 1126-1131

A Bayesian Multiuser Detector for MIMO-OFDM Systems Affected by Multipath Fading, Carrier Frequency Offset and Phase Noise (PDF)

Filippo Zuccardi Merli , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Department of Information Engineering, Via Vignolese 905, 41100 Modena, Italy, Telephone: +39-059-2056157, Fax: +39-059-2056129, Email: zuccardi@unimo.it
Giorgio Matteo Vitetta , University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Department of Information Engineering, Via Vignolese 905, 41100 Modena, Italy, Telephone: +39-059-2056157, Fax: +39-059-2056129, Email: vitetta@unimo.it
Xiaodong Wang , Columbia University, Electrical Engineering Department, 500 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, Telephone: 212-854-6592, Fax: 212-932-9421, Email: wangx@ee.columbia.edu
pp. 1137-1142

A High-Rate Full-Diversity 2x2 Space-Time Code with Simple Maximum Likelihood Decoding (PDF)

Serdar Sezginer , Sequans Communications, Bat. Citicenter, 19 Le Parvis, 92073 Paris La Défense, France
Hikmet Sari , Supélec, Plateau de Moulon, 3 Rue Joliot Curie, 91190 Gif sur Yvette, France
pp. 1132-1136

Pilot-Aided Carrier Synchronization Using an Approximate DCT-Based Phase Noise Model (PDF)

Jabran Bhatti , Ghent University, Dept. of Telecommunications and Information Processing, DIGCOM Research Group, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, B-9000 Gent, Belgium, Jabran.Bhatti@telin.ugent.be
Marc Moeneclaey , Ghent University, Dept. of Telecommunications and Information Processing, DIGCOM Research Group, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, B-9000 Gent, Belgium
pp. 1143-1148

FPGA Implementation of a Configurable Complex Blind Adaptive Equalizer (PDF)

Kevin Banovic , ECE Department, University of Toronto, 10 King's College Road, Toronto, ON M5S 3G4 Canada, Email: banovic@eecg.toronto.edu
Mohammed A.S. Khalid , ECE Department, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave., Windsor, ON N9B 3P4 Canada, Email: mkhalid@uwindsor.ca
Esam Abdel-Raheem , ECE Department, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave., Windsor, ON N9B 3P4 Canada, Email: eraheem@uwindsor.ca
pp. 150-153

A B_Spline Based Image Compression and Watermarking Technique (PDF)

M. F. Fahmy , University of Assiut, Assiut, Egypt., Email: fahmy@aun.edu.eg
G. M. Abdel Raheem , University of Assiut, Assiut, Egypt
U.S. Mohammed , University of Assiut, Assiut, Egypt
Omar E. Fahmy , University of Assiut, Assiut, Egypt
pp. 181-184

Object Retrieval Approach with Invariant Features Based on Corner Shapes (PDF)

Nishat Ahmad , Dept of information & communication engineering, Chosun University Gwangju South Korea, nischat@gmail.com
Jongan Park , Dept of information & communication engineering, Chosun University Gwangju South Korea, japark@chosun.ac.kr
Gwangwon Kang , Dept of information & communication engineering, Chosun University Gwangju South Korea
Jiyoung Kang , Dept of information & communication engineering, Chosun University Gwangju South Korea
Junguk Beak , Dept of information & communication engineering, Chosun University Gwangju South Korea
pp. 825-830

Increased Robustness and Security of Digital Watermarking Using DS-CDMA (PDF)

Muhammad Kashif Samee , Information Processing Lab, University of Dortmund. Otto-Hahn-Str. 4, 44221, Dortmund, Germany. Email: kashif.samee@uni-dortmund.de
Jurgen Gotze , Information Processing Lab, University of Dortmund. Otto-Hahn-Str. 4, 44221, Dortmund, Germany. Email: juergen.goetze@uni-dortmund.de
pp. 185-189

A Geometric Attack Resistant Image Watermarking Scheme Based on Invariant Centroids (PDF)

Elijah Mwangi , Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Nairobi, PO BOX 30197, Nairobi 00100, Kenya. elijah.mwangi@uonbi.ac.ke
pp. 190-193

Monaural Separation of Dependent Audio Sources Based on a Generalized Wiener Filter (PDF)

Guilin Ma , Acoustic Technology, Orsted, Technical University of Denmark, Building 352, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark
Finn T. Agerkvist , Acoustic Technology, Orsted, Technical University of Denmark, Building 352, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark
Jim Benjamin Luther , GN ReSound Denmark, Lautrupbjerg 9, 2750 Ballerup, Denmark
pp. 578-583

Using Phoneme Segmentation in Conjunction with Missing Feature Approaches for Noise Robust Speech Recognition (PDF)

Arash Mohammadi , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, E-mail: a.mohammadi@aut.ac.ir
Farshad Almasganj , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, E-mail: almas@aut.ac.ir
Aboozar Taherkhani , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, E-mail: a.taherkhani@aut.ac.ir
Farnoosh Naderkhani , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, E-mail: farnoosh_om@yahoo.com
pp. 297-301

Nonlinear Signal Processing for Voice Disorder Detection by Using Modified GP Algorithm and Surrogate Data Analysis (PDF)

Aboozar Taherkhani , Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Email: a.taherkhani@aut.ac.ir
Seyyed Ali Seyyedsalehi , Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Email: ssalehi@aut.ac.ir
Arash Mohammadi , Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Email: a.mohammadi@aut.ac.ir
Mohammad Hasan Moradi , Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Email: mhmoradi@aut.ac.ir
pp. 1171-1175

A Robust High Capacity Watermarking Based on DCT and Spread Spectrum (PDF)

Nasrollah Moghaddam Charkari , Computer Science, Department Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University. Tehran, P. O. Box: 14115-143 I. R. Iran. charkari@modares.ac.ir
Mohammad Ali Zare Chahooki , Computer Science, Department Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University. Tehran, P. O. Box: 14115-143 I. R. Iran. mo_zare@modares.ac.ir
pp. 194-197

An Affine Projection Algorithm with an Adaptive Step-Size Equation (PDF)

Khaled Mayyas , Department of Electrical Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan 221 10, mayyas@just.edu.jo
pp. 554-557

Analysing Optical Flow Based Methods (PDF)

Soroor Behbahani , Biomedical Engineering Department, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran; Member of Young Researcher Club of Biomedical Engineering Department, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran. Soroor_Behbahani@yahoo.com
Saeed Asadi , Shahid Abbaspour University, control dept, saeed_a_61@yahoo.com
Meghdad Ashtiyani , m.ash.80@gmail.com
Keivan Maghooli , Biomedical Engineering Department, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
pp. 133-137

High Voltage Signal Processing Using a Small Signal Approach (PDF)

Hirak C. Patangia , College of Engineering and Information Technology, Little Rock, AR, USA, hcpatangia@ualr.edu
Dennis Gregory , College of Engineering and Information Technology, Little Rock, AR, USA, dmgregory@ualr.edu
pp. 1088-6

Improving the Performance of a Recurrent Neural Network Convolutional Decoder (PDF)

Klaus Hueske , Information Processing Lab, University of Dortmund, Otto-Hahn-Str. 4, 44221 Dortmund, Germany, Email: klaus.hueske@uni-dortmund.de
Jurgen Gotze , Information Processing Lab, University of Dortmund, Otto-Hahn-Str. 4, 44221 Dortmund, Germany
Edmund Coersmeier , Nokia GmbH, Nokia Research Center, Meesmannstrasse 103, 44807 Bochum, Germany, Email: edmund.coersmeier@nokia.com
pp. 889-893

Joint Source-Channel Wyner-Ziv Coding in Wireless Video Sensor Networks (PDF)

C. Yaacoub , Faculty of Sciences and Engineering, Holy-Spirit University of Kaslik, Jounieh, Lebanon; Dept. of Signal and Image Processing, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Paris, France. charlesyaacoub@usek.edu.lb
J. Farah , Faculty of Sciences and Engineering, Holy-Spirit University of Kaslik, Jounieh, Lebanon. joumanafarah@usek.edu.lb
B. Pesquet-Popescu , Dept. of Signal and Image Processing, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Paris, France. beatrice.pesquet@enst.fr
pp. 225-228

An Improved Trickle-based Interference Cancellation Scheme for CDMA Systems (PDF)

Pooyan Haghighat , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, 1515 Sainte-Catherine West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4G 2W1, p_haghig@ece.concordia.ca
Ali Ghrayeb , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, 1515 Sainte-Catherine West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4G 2W1, aghrayeb@ece.concordia.ca
pp. 688-693

Analysis of a Distributed Coded Cooperation Scheme for Multi-Relay Channels (PDF)

Mohamed Elfituri , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, email: m_elfitu@ece.concordia.ca
Walaa Hamouda , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, email: hamouda@ece.concordia.ca
Ali Ghrayeb , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, email: aghrayeb@ece.concordia.ca
pp. 454-459

A New Class of Interlaced Complementary Codes Based on Components with Unity Peak Sidelobes (PDF)

Adly T. Fam , Department of Electrical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260. Email: afam@eng.buffalo.edu
Indranil Sarkar , Department of Electrical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260. Email: isarkar@eng.buffalo.edu
pp. 464-469

An Improved Timing Synchronization Scheme for BOC Signals (PDF)

Sanghun Kim , School of Information and Communication Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, 300 Cheoncheon-dong, Jangan-gu, Suwon, Korea
Dahae Chong , School of Information and Communication Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, 300 Cheoncheon-dong, Jangan-gu, Suwon, Korea
Sun Yong Kim , Department of Electronics Engineering, Konkuk University, 1 Hwayang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, Korea
Seokho Yoon , School of Information and Communication Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, 300 Cheoncheon-dong, Jangan-gu, Suwon, Korea, Tel: +82-31-290-7973, Fax: +82-31-290-7231, E-mail: syoon@skku.edu
pp. 710-714

Robust Channel Feedback for Collaborative Uplink Beamforming (PDF)

Amr El-Keyi , Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada, amr.elkeyi@mail.mcgill.ca
Benoit Champagne , Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montréal, Quebec, Canada, benoit.champagne@mcgill.ca
pp. 318-322

Recognizing and Investigating Spoken Arabic Alphabet (PDF)

Yousef Ajami Alotaibi , Computer Eng. Dept., College of Computer & Information Sciences, King Saud University, P.O. Box 57168, Riyadh 11574, Saudi Arabia, Email: yalotaibi@ccis.ksu.edu.sa
pp. 171-175

Constructing Quasi-Cyclic LDPC codes Using a Search Algorithm (PDF)

Gabofetswe Malema , Department of Computer Science, University of Botswana, P/Bag 0022 Gaborone, Botswana, malemag@mopipi.ub.bw
pp. 956-960

Comparative Evaluation of Carrier Frequency Offset Tracking Schemes for WiMAX OFDM Systems (PDF)

Javier Gonzalez-Bayon , Dpto. de Ingeniería Electrónica, E.T.S.I. Telecomunicación, Universidad Politécnica, Madrid, Spain, email: javier@die.upm.es
Carlos Carreras , Dpto. de Ingeniería Electrónica, E.T.S.I. Telecomunicación, Universidad Politécnica, Madrid, Spain, carreras@die.upm.es
Angel Fernandez-Herrero , Dpto. de Ingeniería Electrónica, E.T.S.I. Telecomunicación, Universidad Politécnica, Madrid, Spain, angelfh@die.upm.es
pp. 479-484

Super-imposed Mode S signals: Single-antenna Projection Algorithm and processing architecture (PDF)

E.G. Piracci , CIVV & DISP Tor Vergata University Via del Politecnico 1 00133, Rome Italy, piracci@disp.uniroma2.it - phone 39 06 72597417
N. Petrochilos , University of Hawaii at Manoa 2540 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822 USA, petro@ieee.org
G. Galati , CIVV & DISP Tor Vergata University Via del Politecnico 1 00133, Rome Italy, galati@disp.uniroma2.it - phone 39 06 72597417
pp. 166-170

A genetic algorithm to compress electrocardiograms using parameterized wavelets (PDF)

Rosanna M. R. Silveira , National Institute of Telecommunications - Inatel, 37540-000 - Santa Rita do Sapucaí - MG - Brazil, rosannas@inatel.br
Cristiano M. Agulhari , Telematics Department, FEEC/UNICAMP, 13083-970 - Campinas - SP - Brazil, agulhari@dt.fee.unicamp.br
Ivanil S. Bonatti , Telematics Department, FEEC/UNICAMP, 13083-970 - Campinas - SP - Brazil, ivanil@dt.fee.unicamp.br
Pedro L. D. Peres , Telematics Department, FEEC/UNICAMP, 13083-970 - Campinas - SP - Brazil, peres@dt.fee.unicamp.br
pp. 402-407

Novel Multiclass SVM-Based Binary Decision Tree Classifier (PDF)

Hossam Osman , Department of Computer and Systems Engineering, Ain Shams University, Abbassia, Cairo, Egypt 11517, Phone: +(202)3534 5160 Fax: +(202) 3539 2134, E-mail: hosman@mcit.gov.eg
pp. 880-883

A Directional Routing Protocol for Ad Hoc Networks with Angle-of-Arrival Estimation (PDF)

Kun Liu , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1M8, Canada, e-mail: ku_liu@ece.concordia.ca
Amr Youssef , Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1M8, Canada, e-mail: youssef@ece.concordia.ca
Walaa Hamouda , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1M8, Canada, e-mail: hamouda@ece.concordia.ca
pp. 725-730

A Novel Approach to a High Capacity Data Hiding in Digital Images (PDF)

Nasrollah Moghaddam Charkari , Computer Science, Department Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University. Tehran, P. O. Box: 14115-143 I. R. Iran. charkari@modares.ac.ir
Mohammad Ali Zare Chahooki , Computer Science, Department Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University. Tehran, P. O. Box: 14115-143 I. R. Iran. mo_zare@modares.ac.ir
Mehrdad Radmanesh , Computer Science, Department Faculty of Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University. Tehran, P. O. Box: 14115-143 I. R. Iran. radman@modares.ac.ir
pp. 361-364

Hierarchical Semi-Fragile Colour Image Authentication Using Weighted Finite Automata (PDF)

Sherif Nour el Din , Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Cairo, Egypt
Waleed Fakhr , Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Cairo, Egypt
Hussein Nawito , Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Cairo, Egypt
M. Moniri , School of Engineering and advanced Technology Stafforshire university, Stafford, UK
pp. 365-368

Improvements of radar clutter classification in air traffic control environment (PDF)

Laura Pierucci , Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, University of Florence, Florence, Italy Via di S. Marta 3, 50139 Florence, Email: laura.pierucci
Leonardo Bocchi , Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, University of Florence, Florence, Italy Via di S. Marta 3, 50139 Florence, Email: leonardo.bocchi@unifi.it
pp. 721-724

Detection of Signals in Nonstationary Random Noise via Stationarization of Data Incorporated with Kalman Filter (PDF)

Hiroshi Ijima , Faculty of Education, Wakayama University, Sakaedani, Wakayama 640-8510, Japan, e-mail: ijima@center.wakayama-u.ac.jp
Yukinori Yamashita , Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8585, Japan; Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Atsugi, Japan
Akira Ohsumi , Faculty of Engineering, University of Miyazaki, Kibana, Gakuen, Miyazaki 889-2192, Japan; Professor Emeritus of Kyoto Institute of Technology.e-mail: ohsumi@cs.miyazaki-u.ac.jp
pp. 1060-1064

Bio-signal Characteristics Detection Utilizing Frequency Ordered Wavelet Packets (PDF)

S. Zarei Mahmoodabadi , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
J. Alirezaie , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada; Department of Electrical Engineering, KNT University, Tehran, Iran
P. Babyn , The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
pp. 748-753

Instrument Identification in Monophonic Music Using Spectral Information (PDF)

Mizuki Ihara , Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology. Ikoma, Nara 630-0192 Japan, mizuki-i@is.naist.jp
Shin-ichi Maeda , Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology. Ikoma, Nara 630-0192 Japan, ichi@is.naist.jp
Shin Ishii , Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University. Uji, Kyoto 611-0011 Japan, ishii@i.kyoto-u.ac.jp
pp. 595-599

Extending Mixture Random Pruning to Nonpolynomial Contrast Functions in FastICA (PDF)

Sabrina Gaito , Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Informazione, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Comelico 39, I-20135 Milano, Italy, gaito@dsi.unimi.i
Giuliano Grossi , Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Informazione, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Comelico 39, I-20135 Milano, Italy, grossi@dsi.unimi.i
pp. 334-338

S-curve Theoretical Analysis of a Classical and a Hierarchical Phase Detector for QAM Constellations (PDF)

Adel Metref , IETR/SUPELEC - Campus de Rennes, Avenue de la Boulaie, CS 47601, 35576 Cesson-Sévigné, France, adel.metref@supelec.fr
Daniel le Guennec , IETR/SUPELEC - Campus de Rennes, Avenue de la Boulaie, CS 47601, 35576 Cesson-Sévigné, France, daniel.leguennec@supelec.fr
Jacques Palicot , IETR/SUPELEC - Campus de Rennes, Avenue de la Boulaie, CS 47601, 35576 Cesson-Sévigné, France, jaqcues.palicot@supelec.fr
pp. 469-473

Blind source separation with order recovery for MIMO system and an Alamouti or Tarokh space-time block coding scheme (PDF)

Steredenn Daumont , IPSIS and IETR / SUPELEC, Campus de Rennes, e-mail : steredenn.daumont@rennes.supelec.fr, tl. +33 [0]2 99 84 45 00 - fax. +33 [0]2 99 84 45 99
Daniel le Guennec , IETR / Supelec, Campus de Rennes, Avenue de la Boulaie, CS 47601, F-35576 Cesson-Sévigné cedex, e-mail : daniel.leguennec@rennes.supelec.fr, tl. +33 [0]2 99 84 45 00 - fax. +33 [0]2 99 84 45 99
pp. 431-436

Kernel-based 2DPCA for Face Recognition (PDF)

Vo Dinh Minh Nhat , Dept. of Computer Engineering, Kyung Hee University - Suwon, Korea, vdmnhat@oslab.khu.ac.kr
SungYoung Lee , Dept. of Computer Engineering, Kyung Hee University - Suwon, Korea, sylee@oslab.khu.ac.kr
pp. 35-39

Efficient CORDIC Based Equalizer For STTD Encoded MIMO CDMA Systems (PDF)

Benjamin Heyne , University of Dortmund, Information Processing Lab, Otto-Hahn-Str. 4, 44227 Dortmund, Germany, E-Mail: benjamin.heyne@uni-dortmund.de, Phone: +49 231 755 7017, FAX: +49 231 755 3251
Jurgen Gotze , University of Dortmund, Information Processing Lab, Otto-Hahn-Str. 4, 44227 Dortmund, Germany
pp. 437-442

On the Convergence Analysis of the Normalized LMS and the Normalized Least Mean M-Estimate Algorithms (PDF)

S. C. Chan , Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, e-mail: scchan@eee.hku.hk
Y. Zhou , Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, e-mail: yizhou@eee.hku.hk
pp. 1048-1053

Linearly Constrained Adaptive Echo Cancellation for Discrete Multitone Systems (PDF)

Neda Ehtiati , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Quebec, Montreal H3A 2A7, Email: neda.ehtiati@mcgill.ca
Benoit Champagne , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Quebec, Montreal H3A 2A7, Email: benoit.champagne@mcgill.ca
pp. 584-589

Direct MDCT Domain Psychoacoustic Modeling (PDF)

K Suresh , Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India 560012, Email: sureshk@ece.iisc.ernet.in
T.V. Sreenivas , Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India 560012, Email: tvsree@ece.iisc.ernet.in
pp. 742-747

The Effect of Imperfect Channel Estimation on the Performance of Layered Space Time Receivers (PDF)

H. S. Abdallah , Electrical Engineering Department, Beirut Arab University, Email: hiba_abdallah@yahoo.com
I. A. Ghaleb , Electrical Engineering Department, Beirut Arab University, Email: ibrahim_ghaleb@yahoo.com
S. Abou Chahine , Electrical Engineering Department, Beirut Arab University, Email: achahine@hotmail.com
pp. 313-317

Out-of-Band Quantization Noise Suppression in Direct Digital-to-RF Transmitter Architechtures (PDF)

Walid K. M. Ahmed , Tyco Electronics Wireless Systems, Morristown, NJ, U.S.A., E-mail: ahmedw@tycoelectronics.com.
pp. 1094-1099

Performance Analysis of VS-APA, QR-RLS and Approximated APA on Feedback Cancellation in Hearing Aids (PDF)

Nikjoo S. Mohammad , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario Ontario, Canada, N6A 5B8, Email: mnikjoos@uwo.ca
Aryan Salmanpour , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5B8, Email: asalmanp@uwo.ca
Arash Saber Tehrani , Department of Electrical and Information Technology, Munich University of Technology, 80333 Mnchen, Bavaria, Germany, Email: a.saber@mytum.de
Seyed Mohammad Amin Moghadas , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, USA, 78249-0665, Email: seyed@lonestar.utsa.edu
pp. 737-741

Extraction of Fetal Electrocardiogram from Maternal Skin Electrodes using Affine Projection Algorithm (APA), Recursive Least Square (RLS), and QR-RLS Algorithms (PDF)

Aryan Salmanpour , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5B9
Nikjoo S. Mohammad , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5B9
Arash Saber Tehrani , Department of Electrical and Information Technology, Munich University of Technology, Munchen, Bavaria, Germany, 80333
Seyed Mohammad Amin Moghadas , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas, USA, 78249-0665
pp. 1149-1154

Relative Iris Codes (PDF)

Peeranat Thoonsangngam , Kasetsart Signal and Image Processing Laboratory (KSIP Lab), Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University, Jatujak, Bangkok, 10900, Thailand. e-mail: g4765155@ku,ac,th
Somying Thainimit , Kasetsart Signal and Image Processing Laboratory (KSIP Lab), Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University, Jatujak, Bangkok, 10900, Thailand. e-mail: fengsyt@ku,ac,th
Vutipong Areekul , Kasetsart Signal and Image Processing Laboratory (KSIP Lab), Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University, Jatujak, Bangkok, 10900, Thailand. e-mail: fengvpa@ku,ac,th
pp. 40-45

Design of Gaussian Bandpass Two-Dimensional FIR Filters (PDF)

Radu P. Matei , Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications, Technical University "Gh.Asachi" Iasi, Romania, rmatei@scs.etc.tuiasi.ro
pp. 837-840

Robust Transmit Beamforming for Collaborative MIMO-OFDM Systems (PDF)

Byong-Ok Kwun , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, byong-ok.kwun
Amr El-Keyi , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, amr.elkeyi@mail.mcgill.ca
Benoit Champagne , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, benoit.champagne@mcgill.ca
pp. 443-448

Bspline based Super-Resolution Construction of Textured Images (PDF)

Gamal Fahmy , Faculty of Information and Engineering Technology, German University in Cairo gamal.fahmy@guc.edu.eg
pp. 263-268

Oesophageal Speech Enhancement Using Kalman Filters (PDF)

I. Ruiz , Department of Telecommunication, University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain
B. Garcia , Department of Telecommunication, University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain
A. Mendez , Department of Telecommunication, University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain
V. Villanueva , Department of Telecommunication, University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain
pp. 1176-1179

Two-Dimensional Filters Designed in Polar Coordinates (PDF)

Radu P. Matei , Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunications, Technical University of Ia¿i, Romania, 700506 Ia¿i, Romania, e-mail: rmatei@scs.etc.tuiasi.ro
pp. 831-836

Automatic Self-Reconfigurating Microphones for Humanoid Dynamic Hearing Environments (PDF)

Fakheredine Keyrouz , Technishe Universität München, D80290 Munich, Germany, Keyrouz@tum.de
pp. 731-736

Initial Contour for Ultrasound Carotid Artery Snakes (PDF)

Sherif G. Moursi , Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, sherif@csd.uwo.ca
Mahmoud R. El-Sakka , Computer Science Department, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, elsakka@csd.uwo.ca
pp. 390-395

FPGA Implementation of an Efficient 3D-WT Temporal Decomposition Algorithm for Video Compression (PDF)

Samar Moustafa Ismail , Electronics Dept., German University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt. E-mail: samar.ismail@guc.edu.eg
Ali Ezzat Salama , Electronics and Communication Dept., Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
Mohamed Fathy Abu-ElYazeed , Electronics and Communication Dept., Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
pp. 154-159

A Hierarchical Adaptive Interacting Multiple Model Algorithm (PDF)

Jianshu Liu , School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, 710049, CHINA, jianshu_l@yahoo.com.cn
Renhou Li , School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, 710049, CHINA
pp. 699-703

Lifting Wavelet Coding with Modified Permutation for 2-D Structured Geometry of Polygonal Mesh (PDF)

Shuji Watanabe , Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Sophia University 7-1, Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan, FAX: +81-3-3238-3321, E-mail: watanabe@akira.ee.sophia.ac.jp
Akira Kawanaka , Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Sophia University 7-1, Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
pp. 281-284

Gaussian Mixture Model Based Switched Split Vector Quantization of LSF Parameters (PDF)

Saikat Chatterjee , Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India 560012, Email: saikat@ece.iisc.ernet.in
T.V. Sreenivas , Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India 560012, Email: tvsree@ece.iisc.ernet.in
pp. 1054-1059

Subspace Hebbian Learning and Maximum Likelihood ICA Based Algorithms for Blind Adaptive Multiuser Detectors (PDF)

Hooman Alikhanian , Electrical Engineering Department, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, 16846, Iran. hooman_alikhanian@iust.ac.ir
Bahman Abolhassani , Electrical Engineering Department, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, 16846, Iran. abolhassani@iust.ac.ir
pp. 339-343

Iterative Channel Estimation Techniques for Uplink MC-CDMA Systems (PDF)

Hakan Dogan , Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Istanbul University, Avcilar 34850, Istanbul, Turkey, hdogan@istanbul.edu.tr
Erdal Panayirci , Department of Electronics Enginering, Kadir Has University, Cibali 34230, Istanbul, Turkey, eepanay@khas.edu.tr
Hakan A. Cirpan , Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Istanbul University, Avcilar 34850, Istanbul, Turkey, hcirpan@istanbul.edu.tr
pp. 302-306

Drowsy Driver Assistant System (PDF)

M. ElSabrouty , E-mail: maha.elsabrouty@guc.edu.eg
A. Hamdy , E-mail: ahmed.elsayed@student.guc.edu.eg
A. Fawky , E-mail: abdelfattah.soliman@student.guc.edu.eg
S. Khalil , Faculty of Information Engineering and Technology, Communication Department, German University in Cairo, New cairo, Cairo, Egypt., Email: sherif.khalil@student.guc.edu.eg
pp. 176-180

Analysis and Parallelization of H.264 decoder on Cell Broadband Engine Architecture (PDF)

Hyunki Baik , Software Laboratories, CTO, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, Digital Research Institute, 416 Maetan 3-Dong, Yeongtong-Gu, Suwon-City, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea 443-742
Kue-Hwan Sihn , Software Laboratories, CTO, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, Digital Research Institute, 416 Maetan 3-Dong, Yeongtong-Gu, Suwon-City, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea 443-742
Yun-il Kim , Software Laboratories, CTO, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, Digital Research Institute, 416 Maetan 3-Dong, Yeongtong-Gu, Suwon-City, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea 443-742
Sehyun Bae , Software Laboratories, CTO, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, Digital Research Institute, 416 Maetan 3-Dong, Yeongtong-Gu, Suwon-City, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea 443-742
Najeong Han , Software Laboratories, CTO, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, Digital Research Institute, 416 Maetan 3-Dong, Yeongtong-Gu, Suwon-City, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea 443-742
Hyo Jung Song , Software Laboratories, CTO, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, Digital Research Institute, 416 Maetan 3-Dong, Yeongtong-Gu, Suwon-City, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea 443-742
pp. 791-795

An Image Normalization Technique based on Geometric Properties of Image Feature Points (PDF)

Mohamed S. Yasein , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada, V8W 3P6, myasein@ece.uvic.ca
Pan Agathoklis , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., Canada, V8W 3P6, pan@ece.uvic.ca
pp. 116-121

A Novel Data Hiding Technique for Speech Signals with High Robustness (PDF)

Mohamed Waleed Fakhr , Arab academy for science and technology, Cairo, Egypt, Tel: +2010-168-4417. waleedfakhr@yahoo.com, waleedf@aast.edu
pp. 379-384

PIRS: Pseudo Inversion Based Recovery of Speech Signals (PDF)

Hossein Ajorloo , Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Email: ajerlou@ce.sharif.edu
Abolfazl Lakdashti , Rouzbahan Institute of Higher Education, Sari, Iran, Email: lakdashti@rouzbahan.ac.ir
M.-T. Manzuri-Shalmani , Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Email: manzuri@sharif.edu
pp. 285-290

Automatic Localization of Cephalometric Landmarks (PDF)

Hadis Mohseni , Image Processing Lab, Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, mohseni@ce.sharif.edu
Shohreh Kasaei , Image Processing Lab, Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, skasaei@sharif.edu
pp. 396-401

An Efficient Context Modeling Algorithm for Motion Vectors in CABAC (PDF)

Chang Sun , School of Information Science and Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, P.R. China 250100, changsun.ee@gmail.com
Hong-Jun Wang , School of Information Science and Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, P.R. China 250100; School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, P.R. China 300072
Hua Li , School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, P.R. China 300072
Tai-hoon Kim , Department of Multimedia, Hannam University, Daejeon, Korea 306-791
Xin-Bo Yu , School of Information Science and Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, P.R. China 250100
pp. 796-800

Breath Analysis of Respiratory Flow using Tracheal Sounds (PDF)

Saiful Huq , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, umhuqs@cc.umanitoba.ca
Azadeh Yadollahi , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, azadeh@ee.umanitoba.ca
Zahra Moussavi , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, moussavi@ee.umanitoba.ca
pp. 414-418

Design of New Minimum Decoding Complexity Quasi-Orthogonal Space-Time Block Code for 8 Transmit Antennas (PDF)

Daewon Choi , School of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, 500-757, Korea, Email: inaromp@moiza.chonnam.ac.kr
Changhyeon Chae , School of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, 500-757, Korea, Email: kidnara@moiza.chonnam.ac.kr
Taejin Jung , School of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, 500-757, Korea, Email: tjjung@chonnam.ac.kr
pp. 674-677

Content-Based Video Coding for Distance Learning (PDF)

M. Bagheri , Image Processing Lab, Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, baghery_mojtaba@yahoo.com
T. Lotfi , Image Processing Lab, Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
A. A. Darabi , Image Processing Lab, Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, a_darabi@ce.sharif.edu
S. Kasaei , Image Processing Lab, Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, skasaei@sharif.edu
pp. 1005-1010

Fast Digital Image Colorization Technique (PDF)

Przemyslaw Lagodzinski , Institute of Computer Science, Silesian University of Technology, Akademicka 16, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland, Przemyslaw.Lagodzinski@polsl.pl
Bogdan Smolka , Institute of Automatic Control, Silesian University of Technology, Akademicka 16, 44-100 Gliwice, Poland, Bogdan.Smolka@polsl.pl
pp. 813-818

Color Classification in a Multidimensional Color Space (PDF)

Alain Tremeau , Laboratoire LIGIV EA 3070 - Université Jean Monnet - Saint Etienne
pp. 819-824

Opportunistic Power Allocation Schemes for Wireless Sensor Networks (PDF)

Javier Matamoros , Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Parc Mediterrani de la Tecnologia, Av. Canal Olimpic s/n, Barcelona, Spain 08860, e-mail: javier.matamoros
Carles Anton-Haro , Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Parc Mediterrani de la Tecnologia, Av. Canal Olimpic s/n, Barcelona, Spain 08860, e-mail: carles.anton@cttc.es
pp. 220-224

Hierarchical Organizations of Sensors for Decentralized Parameter Estimation (PDF)

Javier Matamoros , Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Parc Mediterrani de la Tecnologia, Av. Canal Olimpic s/n, Barcelona, Spain 08860, e-mail: javier.matamoros
Carles Anton-Haro , Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Parc Mediterrani de la Tecnologia, Av. Canal Olimpic s/n, Barcelona, Spain 08860, e-mail: carles.anton@cttc.es
pp. 513-518

Error Propagation in Non-Iterative EIT Block Method (PDF)

Ata Abbasi , Electrical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Farhad Pashakhanlou , Electrical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Bijan Vosoughi Vahdat , Electrical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
pp. 678-681

GMRES Interference Canceler for doubly iterative MIMO system with a Large Number of Antennas (PDF)

Abderrazek Abdaoui , Electronic Waves and Signal processing laboratory for Transport from the French National Research Institute for Transport Safety and Security, 20 Rue Elisée Reclus, F-59650 Villeneuve d'Ascq FRANCE, abdaoui@inrets.fr
Marion Berbineau , Electronic Waves and Signal processing laboratory for Transport from the French National Research Institute for Transport Safety and Security, 20 Rue Elisée Reclus, F-59650 Villeneuve d'Ascq FRANCE, marion.berbineau@inrets.fr
Hichem Snoussi , ISTIT/M2S, University of Technology of Troyes, 12, rue Marie Curie, F-10010 Troyes FRANCE, hichem.snoussi@utt.fr
pp. 449-453

An Efficient Mode Decision Algorithm Based on Dynamic Grouping and Adaptive Adjustment for H.264/AVC (PDF)

Bin Zhan , School of Electronic, Communications and Electrical Engineering, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, United Kingdom, E-mail: b.zhan@herts.ac.uk
Baochun Hou , School of Electronic, Communications and Electrical Engineering, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, United Kingdom, E-mail: b.hou@herts.ac.uk
Reza Sotudeh , School of Electronic, Communications and Electrical Engineering, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9AB, United Kingdom, E-mail: r.sotudeh@herts.ac.uk
pp. 785-790

Contact Identification using Tactile Arrays (PDF)

Somrak Petchartee , Fakultät Luft- und Raumfahrt, Universität der Bundeswehr, Werner-Heisenberg-Weg 39, 85577 Neubiberg, Germany
Gareth Monkman , Fachbereich Elektrotechnik, Fachhochschule, Seybothstra?e 2, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
pp. 1105-1110

Sparseness Measures of Signals for Compressive Sampling (PDF)

Cajetan M. Akujuobi , CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH (CECSTR), PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY, PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS, 77446, USA
Olusegun O. Odejide , CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH (CECSTR), PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY, PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS, 77446, USA
Annamalai Annamalai , CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH (CECSTR), PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY, PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS, 77446, USA
Gerald L. Fudge , L-3 COMMUNICATIONS INTEGRATED SYSTEMS, 10001 JACK FINNEY BLVD., GREENVILLE, TEXAS 75402
pp. 1042-1047

An Improved Motion Adaptive Deinterlacing Method Using Variable Block-Size Motion Detection (PDF)

Elham Shahinfard , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4, Canada
Maher Sid-Ahmed , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4, Canada
Majid Ahmadi , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave, Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4, Canada
pp. 122-126

Power Loading Algorithms for SEC Diversity Schemes (PDF)

Housam A. Halwani , Department of Electrical Engineering, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
Mazen O. Hasna , Department of Electrical Engineering, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
Mohamed-Slim Alouini , Department of Electrical Engineering, TAMUQ, Education City, Doha, Qatar
pp. 682-687

Computationally Efficient Mismatched Filters Based on Sidelobe Inversion (PDF)

Adly T. Fam , Department of Electrical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260. Email: afam@eng.buffalo.edu
Indranil Sarkar , Department of Electrical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260. Email: isarkar@eng.buffalo.edu
Thomas Poonnen , Department of Electrical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260. Email: tpoonnen@eng.buffalo.edu
pp. 558-563

Object's Shadow Removal with Removal Validation (PDF)

M. A. As'ari , Computer Vision, Video and Image Processing (CvviP) Research Group, Dept. of Microelectronics and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Skudai, Johor, Malaysia, Phone: +6075535274, Fax: +6075566272, E-mail: amirulmukminin_jb@yahoo.com
U. U. Sheikh , Computer Vision, Video and Image Processing (CvviP) Research Group, Dept. of Microelectronics and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Skudai, Johor, Malaysia, Phone: +6075535274, Fax: +6075566272, E-mail: uus831@yahoo.com
S. A. R. Abu-Bakar , Computer Vision, Video and Image Processing (CvviP) Research Group, Dept. of Microelectronics and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Skudai, Johor, Malaysia, Phone: +6075535274, Fax: +6075566272, E-mail: syed@fke.utm.my
pp. 841-845

A Robust Audio Watermarking Scheme Using Mean Quantization in the Wavelet Transform Domain (PDF)

Nima Khademi Kalantari , Electrical Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology, 424 Hafez Avenue, Tehran 15914, Iran, nimakhademi@aut.ac.ir
Seyed Mohammad Ahadi , Electrical Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology, 424 Hafez Avenue, Tehran 15914, Iran, sma@aut.ac.ir
Amir Kashi , Electrical Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology, 424 Hafez Avenue, Tehran 15914, Iran, kashi@aut.ac.ir
pp. 198-201

Efficient Synthesis of Arbitrary Viewpoint Images Using 3-D Geometric Model and Mesh-Based Specular Reflection Tracing (PDF)

Kenichiro Nishitani , Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Sophia University, Kioi-cho 7-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-8554, Japan
Gota Sugimura , Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Sophia University, Kioi-cho 7-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-8554, Japan
Hirokazu Kobayashi , Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Sophia University, Kioi-cho 7-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-8554, Japan
Koichi Fukuda , Depeartment of Information Science, School of Information Science, Meisei University, 2-1-1 Hodokubo, Hino-shi, Tokyo, 191-8506, Japan
Akira Kawanaka , Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Sophia University, Kioi-cho 7-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-8554, Japan
pp. 127-132

Speaker Accent Classification Using Distance Metric Learning Approach (PDF)

Sameeh Ullah , Dept. of Elec. and Comp. Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1, s2ullah@uwaterloo.ca
Fakhri Karray , Dept. of Elec. and Comp. Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1, karray@uwaterloo.ca
pp. 900-905

Noise Characteristics of Higher Order Predictive Interpolation for Sub-pixel Registration (PDF)

Andrew Gilman , Institute of Information Sciences and Technology, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, agilman@iee.org
Donald G Bailey , Institute of Information Sciences and Technology, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, D.G.Bailey@massey.ac.nz
Stephen R Marsland , Institute of Information Sciences and Technology, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, S.R.Marsland@massey.ac.nz
pp. 269-274

Error Study of EIT Inverse Problem Solution Using Neural Networks (PDF)

Mohammad GhasemAzar , Electrical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Azadi Ave., Tehran, Iran, Email: ghasemazar@mehr.sharif.edu
Bijan Vosoughi Vahdat , Electrical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Azadi Ave., Tehran, Iran, Email: vahdat@sharif.edu
pp. 894-899

Subspace-Based Method for Multiple-Target Localization Using MIMO Radars (PDF)

Wei Xia , School of Electronic Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China, 610054, email: wx@uestc.edu.cn
Zishu He , School of Electronic Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China, 610054, email: zshe@uestc.edu.cn
Yuyu Liao , School of Electronic Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, Sichuan, P. R. China, 610054
pp. 715-720

Image Superresolution under Spatially Structured Noise (PDF)

Atsunori Kanemura , Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan, atsu-kan@i.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Shin-ichi Maeda , Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara 630-0192, Japan, ichi@is.naist.jp
Shin Ishii , Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan; Graduate School of Information Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara 630-0192, Japan, ishii@i.kyoto-u.ac.jp, ishii@is.naist.jp
pp. 275-280

Robust Speaker Recognition Using Both Vocal Source and Vocal Tract Features Estimated from Noisy Input Utterances (PDF)

Ning Wang , Department of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China, nwang@ee.cuhk.edu.hk
P. C. Ching , Department of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China, pcching@ee.cuhk.edu.hk
N. H. Zheng , Department of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China, nhzheng@ee.cuhk.edu.hk
Tan Lee , Department of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, China, tanlee@ee.cuhk.edu.hk
pp. 772-777

Face Recognition using Multiresolution PCA (PDF)

Alaa Eleyan , Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, Northern Cyprus, Email: alaa.eleyan@emu.edu.tr
Hasan Demirel , Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, Northern Cyprus, Email: hasan.demirel@emu.edu.tr
pp. 52-55

Performance of a Hybrid DCT - DT CWT Digital Watermarking against Geometric and Signal Processing Attacks (PDF)

Faryal Awan , Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, 204 George Street, G1 1XW, Glasgow, UK; N-WFP University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan, Phone: + (44) 0141 548 2686, fax: + (44) 0141 552 2487, email: faryal@eee.strath.ac.uk
S. Marshall , Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, 204 George Street, G1 1XW, Glasgow, UK
J.J. Soraghan , Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, 204 George Street, G1 1XW, Glasgow, UK
M.N. Arbab , N-WFP University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan
pp. 202-207

Blind Detection of DS-SS Signals over Fading Channels Using Negentropy or Kurtosis without any prior Knowledge (PDF)

Siavash Ghavami , Electrical Engineering Department, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, 16846, Iran., siavash_ghavami@iust.ac.ir
Bahman Abolhassani , Electrical Engineering Department, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, 16846, Iran., abolhassani@iust.ac.ir
pp. 329-333

Cluster Scheduling in Range Only Tracking (PDF)

Ozgur Ozfidan , R&D Department, PAVO Electronic, Gebze, Kocaeli, Turkey, ozgur.ozfidan@pavo.com.tr
Hakan A. Cirpan , Electrical-Electronics Engineering, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey, hcirpan@istanbul.edu.tr
Ulug Bayazit , Computer Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, ulugbayazit@itu.edu.tr
pp. 704-709

An Energy Saving Scheme for Long Range and High Data Rate Wireless Sensor Networks (PDF)

Li-Hsieh Lin , Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, 1001 Ta-Hsueh Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan, lihsieh@ieee.org; stellawen@mail.nctu.edu.tw
Wen-An Tsou , Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, 1001 Ta-Hsueh Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Long-Sheng Fan , Institute of NanoEngineering and MicroSystems, National Tsing Hua University, 101, Section 2, Kuang-Fu Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Wen-Shen Wuen , Microelectronics & Information Systems Research Center, National Chiao Tung University, 1001 Ta Hsueh Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Kuei-Ann Wen , Department of Electrical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, 1001 Ta-Hsueh Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 214-219

An Efficient Hybrid Wavelet-ICA algorithm for Analyzing Simulated fMRI Data in Noisy Environment (PDF)

A. Boroomand , Department of Biomedical Systems & Medical Physics, School of Medicine, and Medical Sciences/University of Tehran; Research Center for Science and Technology in Medicine, Tehran, Iran. email: boroomand@razi.tums.ac.ir)
A. Ahmadian , Department of Biomedical Systems &Medical Physics, School of Medicine, and Medical Sciences/University of Tehran; Research Center for Science and Technology in Medicine, Tehran, Iran. email: ahmadian@sina.tums.ac.ir
M. A. Oghabian , Department of Biomedical Systems &Medical Physics, School of Medicine, and Medical Sciences/University of Tehran; Research Center for Science and Technology in Medicine, Tehran, Iran. email: oghabian@sina.tums.ac.ir
J. Alirezaie , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto and University of Waterloo, Ontario Canada. email: javad@ee.ryerson.ca
C. Beckman , Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford and with the Oxford Center for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain. email: beckmann@fmrib.ox.ac.uk
pp. 408-413

A Improved Fast Motion Block Matching for Wavelet Video Coding (PDF)

Dhaha Dia , Laboratory of Electronics and Microelectronics, Faculty of Sciences Monastir, Monastir 5000, Tunisia, Dhaha.Dia@issatso.rnutn
Mohamed Atri , Laboratory of Electronics and Microelectronics, Faculty of Sciences Monastir, Monastir 5000, Tunisia, Mohamed.atri@fsm.rnu.tn
Rached Tourki , Laboratory of Electronics and Microelectronics, Faculty of Sciences Monastir, Monastir 5000, Tunisia, Rached.tourki@fsm.rnu.tn
pp. 801-806

A Blind CM Receiver for STBC over Channels with Inter-Symbol Interference (PDF)

Samir Bendoukha , Institute of Communications and Signal Processing, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, G1 1XW, UK. Phone: +44(0)141548-2808, Email: samir@eee.strath.ac.uk
Stephan Weiss , Institute of Communications and Signal Processing, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, G1 1XW, UK
pp. 460-463

EMD and PCA for the Prediction of Sleep Apnoea: A Comparative Study (PDF)

H.J. Robertson , Bioengineering Unit, Wolfson Building, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, G4 0NW helen.robertson@strath.ac.uk
J.J. Soraghan , Dept. of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Royal College Building, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, G1 1XW
C. Idzikowski , The Edinburgh Sleep Centre, 13 Heriot Row, Edinburgh, EH3 6HP
B.A. Conway , Bioengineering Unit, Wolfson Building, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, G4 0NW
pp. 419-424

Adaptive Space-Time Coding and its Implementation in MIMO Antenna Systems (PDF)

J. R. Lee , Soma Networks Inc., Ottawa, Canada, jlee@somanetworks.com
Mohamed H. Ahmed , Faculty of Engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada, mhahmed@engr.mun.ca
pp. 425-430

Multimodal Image Fusion in Presence of Noise Using Sparse Coding of ICA Coefficients (PDF)

Dejan Drajic , Ericsson d.o.o., Viadimira Popovica 6, 11070 Belgrade, Serbia, e-mail: dejan.drajic@ericsson.com
Nedeljko Cvejic , Centre for Communications Research, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Bristol, Merchant Venturers Building, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UB, United Kingdom. n.cvejic@bristol.ac.uk
pp. 343-346

Automatic Synthesis of Realistic Facial Expressions (PDF)

Jeong Ho Lee , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hanyang University, South Korea, Tel: +82-31-400-4049, Fax: +82-31-407-8991, jhlee@cse.hanyang.ac.kr
Jong Min Lee , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hanyang University, South Korea, Tel: +82-31-400-4049, Fax: +82-31-407-8991, jmlee@cse.hanyang.ac.kr
Hyung Jin Kim , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hanyang University, South Korea, Tel: +82-31-400-4049, Fax: +82-31-407-8991, kimhj@cse.hanyang.ac.kr
Young Shik Moon , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hanyang University, South Korea, Tel: +82-31-400-4049, Fax: +82-31-407-8991, ysmoon@cse.hanyang.ac.kr
pp. 46-51

Robust Transmission of Lossless Audio with Low Delay over IP Networks (PDF)

Erik Hellerud , Centre for Quantifiable Quality of Service in Communication Systems, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, erih@q2s.ntnu.no
U. Peter Svensson , Centre for Quantifiable Quality of Service in Communication Systems, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, svensson@q2s.ntnu.no
pp. 590-594

Robust Speaker Diarization in a Multi-Speaker Environment Using Autocorrelation-based Noise Subtraction (PDF)

S.M. Mirrezaie , Department of Electrical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 424 Hafez Avenue, Tehran 15914, Iran, Email: sm.mirrezaie@aut.ac.ir
S.M. Ahadi , Department of Electrical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 424 Hafez Avenue, Tehran 15914, Iran, Email: sma@aut.ac.ir
A. Kashi , Department of Electrical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 424 Hafez Avenue, Tehran 15914, Iran, Email: kashi@aut.ac.ir
pp. 291-296

Graph Based Semi and Unsupervised Classification and Segmentation of Microscopic Images (PDF)

Vinh Thong Ta , Université de Caen Basse-Normandie, 6 Boulevard Maréchal Juin, F-14050 Caen Cedex, France, vinhthong.ta@unicaen.fr
Olivier Lezoray , Université de Caen Basse-Normandie, 6 Boulevard Maréchal Juin, F-14050 Caen Cedex, France, olivier.lezoray@unicaen.fr
Abderrahim Elmoataz , Université de Caen Basse-Normandie, 6 Boulevard Maréchal Juin, F-14050 Caen Cedex, France, abder.elmoataz@greyc.ensicaen.fr
pp. 1160-1165

Optimum Energy-Delay Tradeoffs for Distributed Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks (PDF)

Fadel F. Digham , R&D Department, National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA), B4 Smart Village, K28, Desert Alex Road, Cairo, Egypt
pp. 208-213

Frequency estimation of multi-sinusoidal signal by multiple integrals (PDF)

A. Bonaventura , Dip. Elettronica Informatica e Sistemistica, Università degli Studi della Calabria, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
L. Coluccio , Dip. Elettronica Informatica e Sistemistica, Università degli Studi della Calabria, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
G. Fedele , Dip. Elettronica Informatica e Sistemistica, Università degli Studi della Calabria, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
pp. 564-569

Use of the MPEG-4 ALS Architecture and Inter-channel Prediction for Multi-channel ECG Coding (PDF)

Nicholas P. Sgouros , Department of Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens, Soranou Efessiou 4, Athens 11527, Greece, E-mail: nsgouros@bioacademy.gr
Ioannis P. Constantinou , Department of Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens, Soranou Efessiou 4, Athens 11527, Greece, E-mail: iconst@bioacademy.gr
George K. Loudos , Department of Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens, Soranou Efessiou 4, Athens 11527, Greece, E-mail: gloudos@bioacademy.gr
Sophia A. Kossida , Department of Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens, Soranou Efessiou 4, Athens 11527, Greece, E-mail: skossida@bioacademy.gr
pp. 754-759

Frequency-Domain Analysis of the Human Brain for Studies of Autism (PDF)

Hossam Abd el Munim , Computer Vision and Image Processing Laboratory, Univ. of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 40292
Aly A. Farag , Computer Vision and Image Processing Laboratory, Univ. of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 40292, farag@cvip.uofl.edu
Manuel F. Casanova , Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Univ. of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 40202
pp. 1180-1185

Prediction-Based Proactive Cluster Target Tracking Protocol for Binary Sensor Networks (PDF)

Jing Teng , University of Technology of Troyes, ICD/LM2S, 12, rue Marie Curie, 10000, France, Email: jing.teng@utt.fr
Hichem Snoussi , University of Technology of Troyes, ICD/LM2S, 12, rue Marie Curie, 10000, France
Cedric Richard , University of Technology of Troyes, ICD/LM2S, 12, rue Marie Curie, 10000, France
pp. 234-239

Handwritten Text Preprocessing Algorithm Applying SUSAN Principle (PDF)

Ivo R. Draganov , Department of Communications and Communications Technologies, Technical University, Kliment Ohridski 8, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria, E-mail: idraganov@abv.bg
Antoaneta A. Popova , Department of Communications and Communications Technologies, Technical University, Kliment Ohridski 8, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria, E-mail: antoaneta.popova@tu-sofia.bg
pp. 1111-1115

A New Sequential Block Partial Update Normalized Least Mean M-Estimate Algorithm and Its Convergence Performance Analysis (PDF)

S. C. Chan , Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, E-mail: scchan@eee.hku.hk
Y. Zhou , Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, E-mail: yizhou@eee.hku.hk
K. L. Ho , Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, E-mail: klho@eee.hku.hk
pp. 323-328

Frequency Domain FIR Filter Design Using Fuzzy Adaptive Simulated Annealing (PDF)

Hime Aguiar e Oliveira , Financiadora de Estudos e Projetos (FINEP), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, e-mail: hime@engineer.com
Antonio Petraglia , EPOLI, COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, e-mail: antonio@pads.ufrj.br
Mariane Rembold Petraglia , EPOLI, COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, e-mail: mariane@pads.ufrj.br
pp. 884-888

Automatic Analysis of TUNEL assay Microscopy Images (PDF)

I. Kontaxakis , Department of Informatics & Telecoms, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, Ilissia, Athens 15784, Greece
M. Sangriotis , Department of Informatics & Telecoms, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, Ilissia, Athens 15784, Greece
R. Angelopoulou , Department of Histology and Embryology, Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
K. Plastira , Department of Histology and Embryology, Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
N. Sgouros , Department of Informatics & Telecoms, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, Ilissia, Athens 15784, Greece
S. Mavroudi , Pattern Recognition Laboratory, Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, School of Engineering, University of Patras, Rion, Patras 26500, Greece
pp. 1155-1159

Cell Migration Analysis using a Statistical Level-Set Segmentation on a Wavelet-Based Structure Tensor Feature Space (PDF)

Asaad F. Said , Department of Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-5706, asaad.said@asu.edu
Lina J. Karam , Department of Electrical Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-5706, karam@asu.edu
pp. 473-478

An Improved Watchdog Timer to Enhance Imaging System Reliability In The Presence Of Soft Errors (PDF)

Ashraf M. El-Attar , Faculty of Information Engineering & Technology, German University in Cairo, attar@aucegypt.edu
Gamal Fahmy , Faculty of Information Engineering & Technology, German University in Cairo
pp. 1100-1104

A Unified Framework for Mapping Multidimensional Separable DSP Transforms onto parallel VLSI Structures (PDF)

Ayman Elnaggar , Department of Computer Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, PO Box 33, Oman, ayman@squ.edu.om
Mokhtar Aboelaze , Department of Computer Science, York University, Toronto, Canada M3J 1P3, aboelaze@cs.yorku.ca
pp. 160-165

Squared Euclidean Distance Based Convolutive Non-Negative Matrix Factorization with Multiplicative Learning Rules For Audio Pattern Separation (PDF)

Wenwu Wang , Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom, E-mail: w.wang@surrey.ac.uk
pp. 347-352

Side Information Generation Using Extra Information in Distributed Video Coding (PDF)

Toan Nguyen Dinh , Department of Computer Science, Chonnam National University, 500-757 Gwangju, Korea
GueeSang Lee , Department of Computer Science, Chonnam National University, 500-757 Gwangju, Korea
June-Young Chang , Department of Computer Science, Chonnam National University, 500-757 Gwangju, Korea; Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Daejon, Korea
Han-Jin Cho , Department of Computer Science, Chonnam National University, 500-757 Gwangju, Korea; Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Daejon, Korea
pp. 138-143

Iterative Threshold Decoding of One Step Majority Logic Decodable block Codes (PDF)

M. Lahmer , ESTM, Meknes, Morocco, mohamedlahmer@yahoo.fr
M. Belkasmi , ENSIAS, Rabat, Morocco, belkasmi@ensias.ma
F. Ayoub , ENSIAS, Rabat, Morocco, ayou_f@yahoo.fr
pp. 668-673

Enhanced Pixel-Based Video Frame Interpolation Algorithms (PDF)

Belgacem Ben Youssef , TechOne Program, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, British Columbia, V3T 0A3, CANADA; School of Interactive Arts & Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, British Columbia, V3T 0A3, CANADA, bbenyous@sfu.ca
Jim Bizzocchi , School of Interactive Arts & Technology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, British Columbia, V3T 0A3, CANADA, jimbiz@sfu.ca
pp. 23-28

Non-linear Transceiver Design for Broadcast Channels with Statistical Channel State Information (PDF)

M. Botros Shenouda , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1, Canada
T. N. Davidson , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1, Canada
pp. 307-312

Efficient Hierarchical-PCA Dimension Reduction for Hyperspectral Imagery (PDF)

Abhishek Agarwal , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The George Washington University (GWU), agarwala@gwu.edu
Tarek El-Ghazawi , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The George Washington University (GWU), tarek@gwu.edu
Hesham El-Askary , Department of Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science, Alexandria University, Egypt, helaskar@gmu.edu
Jacquline Le-Moigne , NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md, lemoigne@cesdis.gsfc.nasa.gov
pp. 353-356

Symmetry Based Multi-modality Registration of the Brain Imagery (PDF)

Xin Liu , Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032
Celina Imielinska , Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032
Andrew Francis , Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032
Laine Anthony D'Ambrosio , Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032
pp. 807-812

Autocorrelation Based Signal-to-Noise Ratio Estimator in AWGN Channels (PDF)

Ju-Ya Chen , Institute of Communications Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 70 Lienhai Rd., Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
Yao-Pseng Huang , Institute of Communications Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 70 Lienhai Rd., Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
pp. 570-574

Increasing Payload of Echo Hiding Scheme Using Dual Backward and Forward Delay Kernels (PDF)

Ahmad Delforouzi , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Azad University, Delijan, Arak, delforouzi@shahed.ac.ir
Mohammad Pooyan , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Shahed University, pooyan@shahed.ac.ir
pp. 375-378

Tamper Detection with Self-Correction Hybrid Spatial-DCT Domains Image Authentication Technique (PDF)

Yassin M. Y. Hasan , Electrical Engineering Dept., Assiut Univ., Assiut, Arab Republic of Egypt; Comp. Sc. & Information Dept., Taibah Univ., Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, E-mail: ymyhasan@auedu.eged
Ammar M. Hassan , High Institute of Energy, Aswan, Arab Republic of Egypt
pp. 369-374

Prostate Tissue Classification Methods and Critiques (PDF)

S.S. Mohamed , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, smohamed@hivolt.uwaterloo.ca
M.M.A. Salama , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, msalama@hivolt.uwaterloo.ca
pp. 144-149

Implementation of Image Processing Technique in Real Time Vision System for Automatic Weeding Strategy (PDF)

Mohd. Marzuki Mustafa , Department of Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Malaysia
Aini Hussain , Department of Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Malaysia
Kamarul Hawari Ghazali , Department of Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Malaysia
Slamet Riyadi , Department of Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Malaysia
pp. 632-635

LSB-based Audio Steganography Method Based on Lifting Wavelet Transform (PDF)

Mohammad Pooyan , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Shahed University, pooyan@shahed.ac.ir
Ahmad Delforouzi , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Shahed University, delforouzi@shahed.ac.ir
pp. 600-603

A Novel Approach for Image Compression using Matching Pursuit Signal Approximation and Simulated Annealing (PDF)

Ahmed M. Amin , Computer Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
Samir Shaheen , Computer Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
Amir Atiya , Computer Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
pp. 29-34

A Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm for Asymmetric FIR Filters (PDF)

Sabbir U. Ahmad , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 3055, Victoria, B.C., CANADA, V8W 3P6, e-mail: sahmad@ece.uvic.ca
Andreas Antoniou , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 3055, Victoria, B.C., CANADA, V8W 3P6, e-mail: aantoniou@ieee.org
pp. 525-530

Robust Detection Technique for Removing Random-Valued Impulse Noise (PDF)

Ali S. Awad , Department of ECE, Stevens institute of technology, NJ, USA, aawad@stevens.edu
Hong Man , Department of ECE, Stevens institute of technology, NJ, USA, hman@stevens.edu
pp. 575-577

Adaptive Enhancement of Historical Document Images (PDF)

N. Krishna Kishore , Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, College of Engineering, Pune, India, kishoren2@gmail.com
Priti P. Rege , Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, College of Engineering, Pune, India, ppr@extc.coep.org.in
pp. 604-609

Epistasy Search in Population-Based Gene Mapping Using Mutual Information (PDF)

Mohammad Saraee , School of Computing, Science and Engineering, University of Salford, Manchester, U. K. m.saraee@salford.ac.uk
Hamidreza Nikoofar , Mobile Communication Company of Iran, Tehran, Iran, hamidreza.nikoofar@gmail.com
Amir Manzour , Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering, Isfahan Univ. of Technology, a_manzour@ec.iut.ac.ir
pp. 621-625

Design of a 2D Mesh-Torus Router for Network on Chip (PDF)

Yahia Salah , Laboratory of Electronics and Microelectronics, Faculty of Sciences Monastir, Monastir 5000, Tunisia, yahia_fsm@yahoo.fr
Mohamed Atri , Laboratory of Electronics and Microelectronics, Faculty of Sciences Monastir, Monastir 5000, Tunisia, Mahamed.atri@fsm.rnu.tn
Rached Tourki , Laboratory of Electronics and Microelectronics, Faculty of Sciences Monastir, Monastir 5000, Tunisia, Rached.tourki@fsm.rnu.tn
pp. 626-631

Secure Mobile Agent-based E-Negotiation for On-Line Trading (PDF)

Raja Al-Jaljouli , School of Engineering and Information Technology, Deakin University, ralj@deakin.edu.au
Jemal H. Abawajy , School of Engineering and Information Technology, Deakin University, jemal@deakin.edu.au
pp. 610-615

Placement of multiple mobile base stations in wireless sensor networks (PDF)

Waleed Alsalih , School of Computing at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6. waleed@cs.queensu.ca.
Selim Akl , School of Computing at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6. akl@cs.queensu.ca.
Hossam Hassanein , School of Computing at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6. hossam@cs.queensu.ca.
pp. 229-233

An Authentication Framework for e-Health Systems (PDF)

Fahed Al-Nayadi , School of Engineering and Information Technology, Deakin University, fahad@deakin.edu.au
Jemal H. Abawajy , School of Engineering and Information Technology, Deakin University, jemal@deakin.edu.au
pp. 616-620

A New Motion-Texture Graph for Generating Real-time Realistic Human Motions (PDF)

Amal Abdel-Karim Aboul-Hassan , Department of Computer and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, ElHorya Avenue, Alexandria, Egypt; International School of Information Science (ISIS), Bibliotheca Alexandrina, P.O. Box 138, El-Chatby Alexandria 21526, Egypt, amal.abdelkarim@bibalex.org
Amin Fahmy Shoukry , Department of Computer and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, ElHorya Street, Alexandria, Egypt, aminsh@alex.edu.eg
pp. 1023-1028

Gesture Recognition for Alphabets from Hand Motion Trajectory Using Hidden Markov Models (PDF)

Mahmoud Elmezain , Institute for Electronics, Signal Processing and Communications (IESK), Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, D-39016 Magdeburg, P.O. Box 4210 Germany, Mahmoud.Elmezain@ovgu.de
Ayoub Al-Hamadi , Institute for Electronics, Signal Processing and Communications (IESK), Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, D-39016 Magdeburg, P.O. Box 4210 Germany, Ayoub.Al-Hamadi@ovgu.de
Gerald Krell , Institute for Electronics, Signal Processing and Communications (IESK), Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, D-39016 Magdeburg, P.O. Box 4210 Germany
Sherif El-Etriby , Institute for Electronics, Signal Processing and Communications (IESK), Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, D-39016 Magdeburg, P.O. Box 4210 Germany
Bernd Michaelis , Institute for Electronics, Signal Processing and Communications (IESK), Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, D-39016 Magdeburg, P.O. Box 4210 Germany
pp. 1192-1197

A New Shape-Based Segmentation Approach for the DCE-MRI Kidney Images (PDF)

Hossam Abd el Munim , CVIP Laboratory, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
Aly A. Farag , CVIP Laboratory, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA, farag@cvip.uofl.edu
Mohamed Abo El-Ghar , The Urology and Nephrology Center, School of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt
Tarek El-Diasty , The Urology and Nephrology Center, School of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt
pp. 1186-119

Multi-error Correction of Image Forming Systems Maintaining Colors (PDF)

Gerald Krell , Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, PO Box 4120, 39106 Magdeburg, Germany, Telephone: +49(391)6711476 Email: gerald.krell@ovgu.de
Ayoub Al-Hamadi , Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, PO Box 4120, 39106 Magdeburg, Germany, Telephone: +49(391)6711476 Email: ayoub.al-hamadi@ovgu.de
Bernd Michaelis , Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, PO Box 4120, 39106 Magdeburg, Germany, Telephone: +49(391)6711476 Email: bernd.michaelis@ovgu.de
pp. 1204-1209

Graph Cut Based Segmentatioln Of Multimodal Images (PDF)

Asem M. Ali , CVIP Lab., University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, asem@cvip.uofl.edu
Aly A. Farag , CVIP Lab., University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, farag@cvip.uofl.edu
pp. 1036-1041

Experiments on Sensitivity of Template Matching for Lung Nodule Detection in Low Dose CT Scans (PDF)

Shireen Y Elhabian , Computer Vision and Image Processing Laboratory, Univ. of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 40292
Hossam Abd el Munim , Computer Vision and Image Processing Laboratory, Univ. of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 40292
Salwa Elshazly , Computer Vision and Image Processing Laboratory, Univ. of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 40292
AlyA. Farag , Computer Vision and Image Processing Laboratory, Univ. of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 40292, farag@cvip.uofl.edu
Mohamed Aboelghar , Urology and Nephrology Center Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
pp. 1029-1035

Implementation of Distributed Application using RMI Java threads (PDF)

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