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1989 The Twenty-First Southeastern Symposium on System Theory (1989)
Tallahassee, FL, USA
March 26, 1989 to March 28, 1989
ISSN: 0094-2898
ISBN: 0-8186-1933-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Application of Turbo-Pascal to power system simulation: complex number processing (PDF)

S.T. Smith , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
C.A. Gross , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 2-5

A nodal approach to network matrices of power systems (PDF)

A. Chandrasekaran , Center for Electr. Power, Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
R.P. Broadwater , Center for Electr. Power, Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
pp. 6-8

A Z-matrix building algorithm for unbalanced power systems with mutually coupled lines (PDF)

W.L. Peterson , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
E.B. Makram , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 9-12

Economic dispatch of electric power systems with line losses (PDF)

T.L. Baldwin , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
E.B. Makram , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 13-17

A current-fed resonant inverter for high-frequency high-power applications (PDF)

M.E. Chevez , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
M.E. Elbuluk , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. 18-22

A generalized approach to image representation (PDF)

N. Tavakoli , Dept. of Comput. Sci., North Carolina Univ., Raleigh, NC, USA
pp. 24-27

Evaluation of corner detection algorithms (PDF)

P.K. Rajan , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
J.M. Davidson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
pp. 29-33

Probability density update for a distributed system based on unnormalized local densities (PDF)

C.L. McCullough , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 38-41

A simple method for generating Lyapunov functions (PDF)

A. Davari , Dept. of Electr. Eng., West Virginia Inst. of Technol., Montgomery, WV, USA
A. Ghaphery , Dept. of Electr. Eng., West Virginia Inst. of Technol., Montgomery, WV, USA
pp. 42-45

Optimal estimation and control of an environmental plant growth chamber (PDF)

E.H. Vickers , Clemson Univ., SC, USA
J.E. Bennett , Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 47-49

A comparison study of some impulse-response identification methods (PDF)

D. Wang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
C.D. Johnson , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 52-56

Unified canonical forms for linear time-varying dynamical systems under D-similarity transformations. II (PDF)

J. Zhu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
C.D. Johnson , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 57-63

Using the mu -interaction measuring in the design and stability analysis of decentralized control structures (PDF)

N. Hutson , Dept. of Chem. Eng., Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN, USA
T.-W. Wang , Dept. of Chem. Eng., Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN, USA
pp. 64-70

A control theory perspective of iterative numerical methods (PDF)

R.D. Harbor , Syst. & Control Eng., Univ. of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, USA
pp. 71-73

Unified canonical forms for linear time-varying dynamical systems under D-similarity transformations. I (PDF)

J. Zhu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
C.D. Johnson , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 74-81

Random number generator for 16-bit machines (PDF)

J.J. Komo , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
W.J. Reid , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 84-88

Maximal-length pseudorandom number generator (PDF)

J.J. Komo , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 89-92

Multivariable control design for a boiler furnace (PDF)

X. Ollat , Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
R.S. Smoak , Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
A.T. Alouani , Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
pp. 93-97

Computer simulation of compliant motion control for a robotic arm (PDF)

E.G. Munday , North Carolina Univ., Charlotte, NC, USA
pp. 98-103

An algorithm for reducing circuit equations in computer applications (PDF)

S. Natarajan , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
pp. 104-108

Single phase harmonic analysis of spacecraft power systems using a personal computer (PDF)

F. Williamson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
G.B. Sheble , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 110-113

A modular state variable approach to the electromagnetic transients problem (PDF)

S.R. Newton , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
R.M. Nelms , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
L.L. Grigsby , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
G.B. Sheble , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 118-122

Harmonic analysis of resonant converters (PDF)

R. Doreswamy , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
R.M. Nelms , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 123-126

Modular state variable simulation of spacecraft power systems including nonlinear inductances (PDF)

B.B. Reid , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
B.W. Evans , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
R.M. Nelms , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
L.L. Grigsby , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 127-131

Power flow analysis of spacecraft power systems (PDF)

S.M. Halpin , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 132-136

The pseudorandom sequence of arrays (PDF)

A. Ali , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Mercer Univ., Macon, GA, USA
pp. 138-140

Improvement of target resolvability through the application of phase-shift keying to quantized linear FM radar/sonar signals (PDF)

J.P. Donohoe , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Mississippi State Univ., Mississippi State, MS, USA
F.M. Ingels , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Mississippi State Univ., Mississippi State, MS, USA
pp. 141-144

Edge detection using a cyclic ring of integers modulo 7 (PDF)

R.R. Adhami , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
V.E. Brewer , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 145-147

Adaptive order recursive lattice for optical target detection using correlated frames (PDF)

A.S. Elfishawy , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
S.B. Kesler , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 148-152

Determining soil cover percentage by image segmentation (PDF)

X. Wang , Wilmer Eye Inst., Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD, USA
pp. 153-157

A digital simulation model for wind-diesel conversion scheme (PDF)

A.M. Sharaf , Dept. of Electr. Eng., New Brunswick Univ., Fredericton, NB, Canada
E.S. Abdin , Dept. of Electr. Eng., New Brunswick Univ., Fredericton, NB, Canada
pp. 160-166

Application of linear multivariable control design for the GE-21 turbofan jet engine (PDF)

W.F. Dellinger , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
A.T. Alouani , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
pp. 167-171

Preliminary investigation of dynamic control of a single tethered satellite system using a tether crawler (PDF)

M. Greene , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
D. Gwaltney , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 173-177

Optimal reduced order solution of the weakly coupled discrete Riccati equation (PDF)

A.-M. Shen , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
Z. Gajic , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
pp. 183-187

Architectures for polynomial evaluation (PDF)

J.L. Aravena , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
S.T. Soh , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 190-194

Pulse-pair spectral estimates in the presence of radar oscillator phase jitter (PDF)

J. Lee , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
E.G. Baxa , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 195-199

Packing of convex polygons in a rectangularly bounded, non-homogeneous space (PDF)

R. Kothari , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV, USA
P. Klinkhachorn , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV, USA
pp. 200-203

Effects of filtering on estimating spectral moments of meteorological Doppler spectra (PDF)

W.T. Davis , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
E.G. Baxa , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 204-208

Computational modeling of superplastic sheet metal forming processes (PDF)

B. Roy , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Florida State Univ. Coll. of Eng., Tallahassee, FL, USA
N. Chandra , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Florida State Univ. Coll. of Eng., Tallahassee, FL, USA
pp. 209-214

Establishing a lower bound on systolic execution time (PDF)

H. Barada , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
A. El-Amawy , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 216-220

Computing network reliability of redundant MINs (PDF)

S. Rai , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
J. Trahan , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 221-225

Fixed-depth interconnection networks (PDF)

R. Hegde , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
A. El-Amawy , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 226-230

A procedure for selecting optimal set of processors under time constraints (PDF)

S. Awoniyi , Florida State Univ. Coll. of Eng., Tallahassee, FL, USA
pp. 231-233

Enhancing communication reliability in hypercube networks (PDF)

S. Latifi , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
A. El-Amawy , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 234-237

A coherent optical correlator and matched filter maker (PDF)

J. Stensby , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 240-243

An optical tracker for an orbiting tethered system (PDF)

M. Greene , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
G. Stover , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 245-248

Complexity of 3-D optical interconnection-based residue addition processors (PDF)

M.M. Mirsalehi , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
U.-S. Rhee , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 249-251

Digital optical modified signed-digit arithmetic based on symbolic substitution and its encoding scheme (PDF)

H.-I. Jeon , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
M.A.G. Abushagur , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 252-256

Upper bound frequencies of two dimensional signals (PDF)

C. Amirat , AT&T Bell Labs., Holmdel, NJ, USA
pp. 258-263

Multiple target detection through DFT processing in a sequential mode operation of real or synthetic arrays (PDF)

R.J. Polge , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
B.R. Mahafza , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
J.G. Kim , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 264-267

Classification techniques for digital map compression (PDF)

H. Potlapalli , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tulane Univ., New Orleans, LA, USA
M.Y. Jaisimha , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tulane Univ., New Orleans, LA, USA
H. Barad , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tulane Univ., New Orleans, LA, USA
A.B. Martinez , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tulane Univ., New Orleans, LA, USA
pp. 268-272

Frequency detection capability of number theoretic transforms (PDF)

V.E. Brewer , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
R.R. Adhami , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 273-276

Application of symmetry results in 3-D digital filter design (PDF)

V. Rajaravivarma , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tennessee State Univ., Nashville, TN, USA
pp. 277-281

Identification and control of large flexible spacecraft (PDF)

S. Harris , Dept. of Electr. Eng., North Carolina Univ., Charlotte, NC, USA
Y.P. Kakad , Dept. of Electr. Eng., North Carolina Univ., Charlotte, NC, USA
pp. 284-288

Parametrizations of internal stability and performance applications to sub-optimal controller design (PDF)

D.R. Irwin , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ohio Univ., Athens, OH, USA
pp. 289-295

Evaluation of time delay requirements for closed-loop stability using classical and modern methods (PDF)

G.V. Murphy , Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN, USA
J.M. Bailey , Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN, USA
pp. 296-299

Tension sensor for tethered satellites (PDF)

M. Greene , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
D. Kromann , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 300-304

Stabilization of discrete-time dynamical systems via projection methods (PDF)

M.E. Magana , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
pp. 305-309

An algorithm for the visual perception of laser range data for a space-based robot (PDF)

S.A. Starks , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Texas Univ., El Paso, TX, USA
pp. 312-316

New results in image-based tactile sensing (PDF)

S. Gupta , Coll. of Eng. Comput. Sci. & Archit., Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
A. Makki , Coll. of Eng. Comput. Sci. & Archit., Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
R. Klafter , Coll. of Eng. Comput. Sci. & Archit., Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA, USA
pp. 317-321

Algorithmic path planning for robots based on the forbidden rotation range (PDF)

C.J. Wu , Center for Robotics & Manuf. Syst., Kentucky Univ., Lexington, KY, USA
T.T. Lee , Center for Robotics & Manuf. Syst., Kentucky Univ., Lexington, KY, USA
W.A. Gruver , Center for Robotics & Manuf. Syst., Kentucky Univ., Lexington, KY, USA
pp. 322-328

General adaptive load apportioning for two cooperating robots (PDF)

J.N. Anderson , Center for Manuf. Res., Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
W.F. Dellinger , Center for Manuf. Res., Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
pp. 329-333

Model-based control of robots including actuator dynamics (PDF)

J.N. Anderson , Center for Manuf. Res. & Technol. Utilization, Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
A. Smiarowski , Center for Manuf. Res. & Technol. Utilization, Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
pp. 334-337

Analysis of a multiple-bus multicomputer system (PDF)

C. Katsinis , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 340-344

A PC-based automated guided probe testing system (PDF)

K.G. Goad , Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
J.G. Tront , Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
J.C. McKeeman , Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 345-348

The design of a microprocessor-based digital sampler (PDF)

K.D. Ake , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL, USA
A.D. George , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL, USA
pp. 349-352

Design of a digital signal processor based digital controller (PDF)

M.E. Kaye , Dept. of Electr. Eng., New Brunswick Univ., Fredericton, NB, Canada
T. Smith , Dept. of Electr. Eng., New Brunswick Univ., Fredericton, NB, Canada
pp. 353-358

Electromagnetic effects induced by the Space Station (PDF)

N. Singh , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 362-366

Optimization of diode-loaded dipole antenna (PDF)

B.R. Strickland , Us Army Strategic Defense Command, Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 367-371

Detection of low intensity light sources (PDF)

N.A. Mitchell , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL, USA
pp. 372-375

Numerical simulations of current collection for the electrodynamic tether in space (PDF)

B.I. Vashi , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
N. Singh , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 376-379

Electromagnetic launchers (PDF)

J.C. Schaaf , BDM Corp., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 380-384

An investigation of speaker verification accuracy using fundamental frequency and duration as distinguishing features (PDF)

R.M. Ward , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
J.N. Gowdy , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 390-394

An improvement to the computational efficiency of a wideband FFT beamformer (sonar) (PDF)

R.F. Follett , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
F.M. Ingels , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Mississippi State Univ., MS, USA
pp. 395-398

Transputers applied to digital filter design (PDF)

A.D. George , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida State Univ., Coll. of Eng., Tallahassee, FL, USA
pp. 399-403

Computer-aided diagnosis of epileptiform transients in EEG (PDF)

R. Sankar , Dept. of Electr. Eng., South Florida Univ., Tampa, FL, USA
J. Goldstein , Dept. of Electr. Eng., South Florida Univ., Tampa, FL, USA
pp. 404-409

Large-capacity, noise-filtering, multi-level, associate memory system (PDF)

C.-L.J. Hu , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale, IL, USA
pp. 412-416

Linear feedback control for a class of nonlinear systems (PDF)

A.K. Bose , Dept. of Math. Sci., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
A.S. Cover , Dept. of Math. Sci., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
J.A. Reneke , Dept. of Math. Sci., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 417-421

Reliability of fault-tolerant software based on a system architecture with a recovery metaprogram (PDF)

S. Leu , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Florida Atlantic Univ., Boca Raton, FL, USA
E.B. Fernandez , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Florida Atlantic Univ., Boca Raton, FL, USA
T. Khoshgoftaar , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Florida Atlantic Univ., Boca Raton, FL, USA
pp. 423-426

Laboratory validation of adaptive digital notch filtering (PDF)

W.P. Maggard , Control Dynamics Co., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 427-434

Dense memory with high order neural networks (PDF)

C. Jeffries , Dept. of Math. Sci., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 436-439

Solving nonlinear programming problems through simulations of neural networks on a personal computer (PDF)

T.A. Shirey , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida State Univ. Coll. of Eng, Tallahassee, FL, USA
L.J. Tung , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida State Univ. Coll. of Eng, Tallahassee, FL, USA
B.W. Kwan , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida State Univ. Coll. of Eng, Tallahassee, FL, USA
S. Foo , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida State Univ. Coll. of Eng, Tallahassee, FL, USA
L. Anderson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida State Univ. Coll. of Eng, Tallahassee, FL, USA
pp. 441-444

Knowledge representation for reasoning about devices (PDF)

M. Hofmann , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 446-449

Partitioned-charge-based modeling: a new approach (PDF)

R.J. McDonald , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng, Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 452-455

The Brahmagupta algorithm for square rooting (PDF)

S.C. Kak , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
A.O. Barbir , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 456-459

A reconfigurable systolic array for polynomial multiplication modulo X/sup n/+or-1 (PDF)

Z. Sarkari , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
A. Skavantzos , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 460-464

Time constrained operation of systolic arrays (PDF)

J.L. Aravena , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
A.O. Barbir , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, LA, USA
pp. 465-469

VLSI design of a quaternary carry ripple adder (PDF)

H.M. Razavi , North Carolina Univ., Charlotte, NC, USA
T. Kaylani , North Carolina Univ., Charlotte, NC, USA
pp. 470-474

TEM wave propagation in a parallel, four wire anechoic chamber enclosure (PDF)

J.M. Jarem , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 476-480

Electromagnetic rail launcher force analysis (PDF)

T.A. Haskew , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
C.A. Gross , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 481-485

Numerical ray tracing in gradient-index fibers (PDF)

P. Baldine-Brunel , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida State Univ., Coll. of Eng., Tallahassee, FL, USA
R.K. Arora , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida State Univ., Coll. of Eng., Tallahassee, FL, USA
pp. 486-488

DFT processing of bistatic arrays operating in sequential mode (PDF)

R.J. Polge , Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
J.G. Kim , Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
B.R. Mahafza , Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 489-492

Electromagnetic scattering from a doubly-periodic grating corrugated by cubical cavities (PDF)

Y.-l. Kok , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, USA
pp. 493-499

A cepstral based speaker recognition system (PDF)

R. Sethuraman , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
J.N. Gowdy , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 503-507

A high-performance dual domain estimator for time-varying signal analysis (PDF)

J. Wilbur , Clemson Univ., SC, USA
D.O. Adams , Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 508-512

Image enhancement and processing for positron emission tomography (PDF)

M.A. Abidi , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN, USA
P.B. Davis , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN, USA
pp. 513-517

Recognition of incomplete polygonal objects (PDF)

J.W. Gorman , Coll. of Eng., South Carolina Univ., Columbia, SC, USA
pp. 518-522

A technique to stabilize the output voltage level of an emitter follower (PDF)

H. Babaie , Dept. of Electr. Eng., California State Univ., Long Beach, CA, USA
pp. 524-526

Long-duration signal detection in a noisy environment (PDF)

S.C. Clontz , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
R.R. Adhami , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 527-532

Nonplanar surface profile measurements systems (PDF)

N. Chandra , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Florida State Univ., Coll. of Eng., Tallahassee, FL, USA
P. Schwindt , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Florida State Univ., Coll. of Eng., Tallahassee, FL, USA
pp. 533-535

An optical line of sight sensor for the pinhole facility (PDF)

M. Greene , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
H. Tan , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 536-540

Band-gap reference voltage source (PDF)

H. Babaie , Dept. of Electr. Eng., California State Univ., Long Beach, CA, USA
D.E. Zimmerman , Dept. of Electr. Eng., California State Univ., Long Beach, CA, USA
pp. 541-544

Joint-space adaptive control of robot end-effectors performing slow and precise motions (PDF)

C.C. Nguyen , Center for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, Catholic Univ. of America, Washington, DC, USA
F.J. Pooran , Center for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, Catholic Univ. of America, Washington, DC, USA
pp. 547-552

The design and control of a micron-accurate robot arm (PDF)

Z. Ossib , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Florida State Univ., Coll. of Eng., Tallahassee, FL, USA
P.J. Hollis , Dept. of Mech. Eng., Florida State Univ., Coll. of Eng., Tallahassee, FL, USA
pp. 553-556

Accurate pose estimation from a single perspective view (PDF)

M.A. Abidi , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN, USA
T. Chandra , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN, USA
pp. 557-561

Directory assistance for the visually impaired (PDF)

R.D. Colangelo , Bradley Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
M.A. Colbert , Bradley Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
J.C. McKeeman , Bradley Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Polytech. Inst. & State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, USA
pp. 564-566

Microprocessor course design at the FAMU/FSU college of engineering (PDF)

A.D. George , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida State Univ., Coll. of Eng., Tallahassee, FL, USA
F.O. Simons , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Florida State Univ., Coll. of Eng., Tallahassee, FL, USA
pp. 573-575

Real time digital signal processing applications with IBM-PC and TMS 320 (PDF)

M. El-Sharkawy , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA, USA
Z. Li , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA, USA
J. Wang , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA, USA
pp. 576-582

The error probability for the BPSK/BPSK and OQPSK/BPSK spread spectrum communication systems in the presence of single tone jammer (PDF)

G.L. Chen , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
R. Adhami , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 584-588

Simulating the nonstationary behavior of communication networks (PDF)

D. Tipper , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
W. Lovegrove , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
J. Hammond , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
K. Pawlikowski , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 589-593

Adaptive control of an orbiting single tether system (PDF)

J. Walls , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
M. Greene , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 594-598

State-variable simulation of transients on transmission lines (PDF)

J.P. Griffith , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Coll. of Eng., Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL, USA
B.-B. Paul , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Coll. of Eng., Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL, USA
R.K. Arora , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Coll. of Eng., Florida State Univ., Tallahassee, FL, USA
pp. 600-602

Multirate switched capacitors and comb filters (PDF)

A. Davari , West Virginia Inst. of Technol., Montgomery, WV, USA
pp. 604-607

Time domain analysis of linear networks using modified nodal formulation (PDF)

L. Thehumury , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
S. Natarajan , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Tennessee Technol. Univ., Cookeville, TN, USA
pp. 608-612

Numerical synthesis of RLC one-port networks (PDF)

B. Shahzadi , Dept. of Electr. Eng., California State Univ., Long Beach, CA, USA
pp. 614-620

Accommodation of input-derivatives in linear adaptive control (PDF)

C.D. Johnson , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 626-628

Learning-adaptive control using disturbance-accommodation techniques (PDF)

C.D. Johnson , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Alabama Univ., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 629-635

Application of universal adaptive control to a two link robot (PDF)

J.T. Carter , Auburn Univ., AL, USA
M.E. Greene , Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 642-645

Dither and stability bounds of self-tuning systems (PDF)

S.T. Hung , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Auburn Univ., AL, USA
pp. 646-650

Communications functions in a distributed problem solving network (PDF)

T. Gyires , Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC, USA
pp. 652-656

Heuristic metrics for AI problem domains such as natural language processing (PDF)

J. Facemire , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alabama A&M Univ., Normal, AL, USA
pp. 658-661

Discourse management in intelligent, multimodal user interfaces (PDF)

A.R. Puerta , Center for Machine Intelligence, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
R.D. Bonnell , Center for Machine Intelligence, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
pp. 662-665

An expert system for design analysis of municipal sludge land application (PDF)

A.R. Jantrania , Dept. of Agric. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
R.K. White , Dept. of Agric. Eng., Clemson Univ., SC, USA
pp. 666-669

A single chip processor architecture for video rate two-dimensional digital filtering (PDF)

S.-M. Park , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, VA, USA
pp. 672-676

A CMOS voltage-controlled linear resistor with wide dynamic range (PDF)

H. Youssef , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
R. Newcomb , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
M. Zaghloul , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 681-683

Efficient generation of tests for combinational CMOS circuits (PDF)

S.C. Karppi , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
B.W. Johnson , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
J.H. Aylor , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 684-689
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