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2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting

This is the annual symposium for the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, and it is joint with the US National Committee of URSI's Radio Science Meeting.

  • 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting

    The joint meeting is intended to provide an international forum for the exchange of information on state of-the-art research in the areas of antennas, propagation, electromagnetic engineering, and radio science.

  • 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting

    The joint meeting is intended to provide an international forum for the exchange of information on state of-the-art research in the areas of antennas, propagation, electromagnetic engineering, and radio science. Technical sessions will be held over a four-day period and workshops and short courses will occur on two days.

  • 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting

    The Symposium serves as the premier international forum for the exchange of information on state-of-the-art research in antennas, electromagnetic- wave propagation, radio science, and electromagnetic engineering.

  • 2012 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting

    This conference covers all areas relating to antenna theory, design and practice: propagation, including theory, effects and system considerations; analytical and computational electromagnetics, scattering, diffraction, and radar cross sections; and applications pertaining to antennas and propagation, such as remote sensing, applied optics, millimeter and submillimeter wave techniques, telecommunications, broadcasting, electromagnetic effects on biological tissue.

  • 2011 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting

    This meeting is intended to provide an international forum for the exchange of information on state-of-the-art research in antennas, propagation, and electromagnetic engineering.

  • 2010 IEEE International Symposium Antennas and Propagation and CNC/USNC/URSI Radio Science Meeting

    This is the premier annual conference on Antennas and Propagation, electromagnetics and radio science.

  • 2009 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting

    This joint meeting is co-sponsored by the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) and USNC-URSI Commissions A, B, C, D, E, F and K. Technical sessions (June 1-5), workshops and short courses (May 31 & June 6) are offered to provide a comprehensive and well balanced program. This meeting provides an international forum for the exchange of information on state-of-the-art research in antennas, propagation, and electromagnetic engineering.

  • 2008 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting

    This meeting is intended to provide an international forum for the exchange of information on state-of-the-art research in antennas, propagation, and electromagnetic engineering.

  • 2007 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium

  • 2006 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and URSI National Radio Science Meeting


OCEANS 2016

The Marine Technology Scociety and the Oceanic Engineering Society of the IEEE cosponor a joint annual conference and exposition on ocean science, engineering, and policy. The OCEANS conference covers four days. One day for tutorials and three for approx. 500 technical papers and 150 -200 exhibits.

  • OCEANS 2015 - MTS/IEEE Washington

    The Marine Technology Scociety and the Oceanic Engineering Society of the IEEE cosponor a joint annual conference and exposition on ocean science, engineering, and policy. The OCEANS conference covers four days. One day for tutorials and three for approx. 450 technical papers and 150-200 exhibits.

  • OCEANS 2014

    The OCEANS conference covers four days. One day for tutorials and three for approx. 450 technical papers and 150-200 exhibits.

  • OCEANS 2013

    Three days of 8-10 tracks of technical sessions (400-450 papers) and concurent exhibition (150-250 exhibitors)

  • OCEANS 2012

    Ocean related technology. Tutorials and three days of technical sessions and exhibits. 8-12 parallel technical tracks.

  • OCEANS 2011

    The Marine Technology Society and the Oceanic Engineering Scociety of the IEEE cosponsor a joint annual conference and exposition on ocean science engineering, and policy.

  • OCEANS 2010

    The Marine Technology Society and the Oceanic Engineering Scociety of the IEEE cosponsor a joint annual conference and exposition on ocean science engineering, and policy.


OCEANS 2014 - TAIPEI

The OCEANS conference covers all aspects of ocean engineering from physics aspects through development and operation of undersea vehicles and equipment.


2013 IEEE International Underwater Technology Symposium (UT)

UT13 continues a series of symposia focusing on the emerging technologies for underwater applications. The topics includes the continuous and real-time underwater observation systems, the underwater vehicles, the sensors and sensor networks for oceanic surveys, and the ocean acoustics and robotic technologies.

  • 2011 Symposium on Underwater Technology (UT) and Workshop on Scientific Use of Submarine Cables and Related Technologies (SSC)

    This conference will feature advanced underwater technology and scientific use of submarine cables & related technologies. Suggested topics are Underwater Vehicles and Robotics, Underwater Acoustics, Bio-Sonar, Signal and Information Processing, Underwater Observation Systems, Submarine Cables and Connected Observatories, Underwater Sensors, Geo Scientific Measurement and Underwater Construction.

  • 2009 IEEE/OES 6th International Symposium on Underwater Technology (UT)

    UT2009 will provide an invaluable forum for the exchange of information between those involved in the development of underwater technology in the world.

  • 2007 Symposium on Underwater Technology (UT) and Workshop on Scientific Use of Submarine Cables and Related Technologies (SSC)

    This conference will feature advanced underwater technology and scientific use of submarine cables & related technologies. Suggested topics are Underwater Vehicles and Robotics, Underwater Acoustics, Bio-Sonar, Signal and Information Processing, Underwater Observation Systems, Submarine Cables and Connected Observatories, Underwater Sensors, Geo Scientific Measurement and Underwater Construction.


SICE 2012 - 51st Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan

This conference covers a wide range of fields from measurement and control to system analysis and design, from theory to application and from software to hardware.


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Computing in Science & Engineering

Physics, medicine, astronomy—these and other hard sciences share a common need for efficient algorithms, system software, and computer architecture to address large computational problems. And yet, useful advances in computational techniques that could benefit many researchers are rarely shared. To meet that need, Computing in Science & Engineering (CiSE) presents scientific and computational contributions in a clear and accessible format. ...


Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine, IEEE

Applications-oriented material in the field of instrumentation and measurement.


Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on

Artificial intelligence techniques, including speech, voice, graphics, images, and documents; knowledge and data engineering tools and techniques; parallel and distributed processing; real-time distributed processing; system architectures, integration, and modeling; database design, modeling, and management; query design, and implementation languages; distributed database control; statistical databases; algorithms for data and knowledge management; performance evaluation of algorithms and systems; data communications aspects; system ...


Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on

Research, development, design, application, construction, the installation and operation of apparatus, equipment, structures, materials, and systems for the safe, reliable, and economic delivery and control of electric energy for general industrial, commercial, public, and domestic consumption.


Spectrum, IEEE

IEEE Spectrum Magazine, the flagship publication of the IEEE, explores the development, applications and implications of new technologies. It anticipates trends in engineering, science, and technology, and provides a forum for understanding, discussion and leadership in these areas. IEEE Spectrum is the world's leading engineering and scientific magazine. Read by over 300,000 engineers worldwide, Spectrum provides international coverage of all ...




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Estimation of EM source location from 223 Hz EM field power data at multiple spots

I. Takumi; M. Nagai; S. Kato; M. Hata; H. Yasukawa IGARSS 2001. Scanning the Present and Resolving the Future. Proceedings. IEEE 2001 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (Cat. No.01CH37217), 2001

Our goal is prediction of earthquakes from anomalous electro-magnetic wave radiation. For the purpose, we have been measured EM wave of 223 Hz at 40 spots in Japan. This paper presents some results of our research to estimate EM wave source locations from EM field measured at multiple measuring spots


Results from ALOS and expectations to ALOS-2 in earthquake/volcano research

Taku Ozawa; Yousuke Miyagi Conference Proceedings of 2013 Asia-Pacific Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (APSAR), 2013

ALOS/PALSAR enabled us to detect crustal deformation with higher accuracy, and many successful results in earthquake/volcano research have been obtained from PALSAR data. For example, we obtained crustal deformations associated with earthquakes (e.g., the 2007 Solomon Islands Earthquake, the 2007 Chuetsu-oki Earthquake and the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake,), and fault-slip distributions were estimated with consideration of complex fault configurations. In the ...


Recognition of earthquakes and explosions using a data compression neural network

R. C. Hsu; S. S. Alexander Neural Networks for Signal Processing III - Proceedings of the 1993 IEEE-SP Workshop, 1993

The ability to reconstruct unlearned images using a neural network trained with a learned (known) image represents the generalization property of the network. The degradation of the reconstructed image compared to the original is expected to be least for the reconstructed, learned image, somewhat greater for a similar but unlearned image, and significantly greater for a dissimilar unlearned image. The ...


Elastic-Plastic Time-History Analysis for Super Tall Building-Foundation-Soil Interaction under Earthquake

Zhengzhou Hu 2011 Fourth International Conference on Information and Computing, 2011

In order to study the seismic response of super tall building, super tall building-foundation-soil interaction (SFSI) was considered under earthquake excitation in time domain. Meanwhile the program of force restoring constitutive models of concrete, steel bars, steel frame structure was developed. In addition, the nonlinear characteristic of soil was presented by Cohr-Moulomb criterion which matches Drucker-Prager criterion. The model of ...


On the properties of weakening operator

Shu-hua Mao; Xin-ping Xiao; Jing-jing Zhang 2007 IEEE International Conference on Grey Systems and Intelligent Services, 2007

Weakening operator has been extensively applied in various fields of data processing before grey modeling in concussion harass system, this paper studies the reasons why the weakening operator can improve the modeling precision effectively. The results indicate that the class ratio of sequence transformed by the weakening operator is smaller than the observed original time series, the degree of smooth ...


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Estimation of EM source location from 223 Hz EM field power data at multiple spots

I. Takumi; M. Nagai; S. Kato; M. Hata; H. Yasukawa IGARSS 2001. Scanning the Present and Resolving the Future. Proceedings. IEEE 2001 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (Cat. No.01CH37217), 2001

Our goal is prediction of earthquakes from anomalous electro-magnetic wave radiation. For the purpose, we have been measured EM wave of 223 Hz at 40 spots in Japan. This paper presents some results of our research to estimate EM wave source locations from EM field measured at multiple measuring spots


Results from ALOS and expectations to ALOS-2 in earthquake/volcano research

Taku Ozawa; Yousuke Miyagi Conference Proceedings of 2013 Asia-Pacific Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (APSAR), 2013

ALOS/PALSAR enabled us to detect crustal deformation with higher accuracy, and many successful results in earthquake/volcano research have been obtained from PALSAR data. For example, we obtained crustal deformations associated with earthquakes (e.g., the 2007 Solomon Islands Earthquake, the 2007 Chuetsu-oki Earthquake and the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake,), and fault-slip distributions were estimated with consideration of complex fault configurations. In the ...


Recognition of earthquakes and explosions using a data compression neural network

R. C. Hsu; S. S. Alexander Neural Networks for Signal Processing III - Proceedings of the 1993 IEEE-SP Workshop, 1993

The ability to reconstruct unlearned images using a neural network trained with a learned (known) image represents the generalization property of the network. The degradation of the reconstructed image compared to the original is expected to be least for the reconstructed, learned image, somewhat greater for a similar but unlearned image, and significantly greater for a dissimilar unlearned image. The ...


Elastic-Plastic Time-History Analysis for Super Tall Building-Foundation-Soil Interaction under Earthquake

Zhengzhou Hu 2011 Fourth International Conference on Information and Computing, 2011

In order to study the seismic response of super tall building, super tall building-foundation-soil interaction (SFSI) was considered under earthquake excitation in time domain. Meanwhile the program of force restoring constitutive models of concrete, steel bars, steel frame structure was developed. In addition, the nonlinear characteristic of soil was presented by Cohr-Moulomb criterion which matches Drucker-Prager criterion. The model of ...


On the properties of weakening operator

Shu-hua Mao; Xin-ping Xiao; Jing-jing Zhang 2007 IEEE International Conference on Grey Systems and Intelligent Services, 2007

Weakening operator has been extensively applied in various fields of data processing before grey modeling in concussion harass system, this paper studies the reasons why the weakening operator can improve the modeling precision effectively. The results indicate that the class ratio of sequence transformed by the weakening operator is smaller than the observed original time series, the degree of smooth ...


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  • Sun and Earth

    This chapter contains sections titled: Sun, Solar Radiation, Atmosphere, Planet Earth, Winds, Rains, Oceans, Rivers, Earth's Heat, Geotectonics, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Denudation, Space Encounters

  • Planetary Energetics: Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Lithosphere

    This chapter contains sections titled: Sun: The Star and Its Radiation, Energy Balance of the Earth: Radiation Fluxes, Hydrosphere and Atmosphere: Thermal and Mass Fluxes, Water and Air in Motion: Kinetic Fluxes, Geoenergetics: Heat, Plate Tectonics, Volcanoes, Earthquakes

  • Discriminating Natural Earthquakes from Underground Nuclear Explosions

    This chapter contains sections titled: Motivation, Morphology, Background, Neural Network Discrimination, Performance of the Neural Network, Discussion, Summary, Exercises, References

  • Seismic Fault Rheology and Earthquake Dynamics

    As preparation for this Dahlem Workshop on The Dynamics of Fault Zones, specifically on the subtopic "Rheology of Fault Rocks and Their Surroundings," we addressed critical research issues for understanding the seismic response of fault zones in terms of the constitutive response of fault materials. This requires new concepts and a host of new observations and experiments to document material response, to understand the shear localization process and the inception of earthquake instability, and especially to understand the mechanisms of fault weakening and dynamics of rupture tip propagation and arrest during rapid, possibly large, slip in natural events. We examine in turn the geological structure of fault zones and its relation to earthquake dynamics, the description of rate and state friction at slow rates appropriate to the interseismic period and earthquake nucleation, and the dynamics of fault weakening during rapid slip. The last topic gets special attention in view of the important recent advances in theoretical concepts and experiments to probe the range of slip rates prevailing during earthquakes. We then address the assembly of the constitutive framework into viable, but necessarily simplified, conceptual and computational models for description of the dynamics of crustal earthquake rupture. This is done principally in the slip-weakening framework, and we examine some of the uncertainties in doing so, and issues of how new understanding of the rapid large slip range will be integrated to model the traction evolution and the weakening process during large slip episodes.

  • Application of Evolutionary Programming To Earthquake Hypocenter Determination

    As models of seismic velocity in the Earth's crust are refined to accommodate larger and better data sets, they tend to become locally "rough" where they are best resolved, with nonplanar interfaces, and complex structures. This means that perturbation techniques which rely on differentiability of travel- times with respect to source coordinates are likely to fail, or to give erroneous results with little evidence that the answer is wrong. With even relatively simple three-dimensional structures involving dipping discontinuities, correct identification of seismic arrivals--or "phases"--can be problematic, and precise event locations elusive. We investigate the applicability of evolutionary programming to this problem and conclude that it yields satisfactory results, provided that no gross errors are present in the observations. Realistic applications to routine locations of earthquakes in a three-dimensional crustal model call for an effective ray tracing and travel time calculation strategy.

  • Index

    Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) offer an efficient method for finding optimal cleanup strategies for hazardous plumes contaminating groundwater by allowing hydrologists to rapidly search through millions of possible strategies to find the most inexpensive and effective containment of contaminants and aquifer restoration. ANNs also provide a faster method of developing systems that classify seismic events as being earthquakes or underground explosions.Farid Dowla and Leah Rogers have developed a number of ANN applications for researchers and students in hydrology and seismology. This book, complete with exercises and ANN algorithms, illustrates how ANNs can be used in solving problems in environmental engineering and the geosciences, and provides the necessary tools to get started using these elegant and efficient new techniques.Following the development of four primary ANN algorithms (backpropagation, self-organizing, radial basis functions, and hopfield networks), and a discussion of important issues in ANN formulation (generalization properties, computer generation of training sets, causes of slow training, feature extraction and preprocessing, and performance evaluation), readers are guided through a series of straightforward yet complex illustrative problems. These include groundwater remediation management, seismic discrimination between earthquakes and underground explosions, automated monitoring for acoustic and seismic sensor data, estimation of seismic sources, geospatial estimation, lithologic classification from geophysical logging, earthquake forecasting, and climate change. Each chapter contains detailed exercises often drawn from field data that use one or more of the four primary ANN algorithms presented.

  • Controlling Civil Infrastructures

    Controls is well-established in most of the major engineering disciplines- electrical, chemical, mechanical, aerospace. Historically, an important exception has been civil engineering, and, as this chapter illustrates, recent developments are bridging the gap. The importance of understanding the dynamics of civil structures has been recognized since the 1940 Tacoma Narrows bridge collapse, but feedback control of buildings, bridges, towers, and other structures is a relatively recent development. The concept of active control for such systems was first introduced in 1972. Since then, a vast literature has been generated on the topic, and, more impressively, a number of successful implementations have been completed (the first full-scale one in 1989). Many of the largest applications have been to buildings in Japan, driven by the desire to achieve protection against earthquakes. The first implementation of structural control was based on active mass dampers (AMDs). An AMD system couples an auxiliary mass to the structure through an actuator. Sensor measurements of building movement and stresses are used in a control algorithm to move the auxiliary mass relative to the building. Such systems are versatile and capable, but issues of reliability and power consumption have driven the search for improvements. The next significant development was controllers that employed a combination of active and passive devices. These hybrid active/passive control systems (no relationship to the hybrid discrete/continuous systems discussed in Chapter 7) rely on one of two approaches: hybrid mass damping and hybrid base isolation. The former is especially popular. The largest building in Japan, the Yokohama Landmark Tower, incorporates two hybrid mass dampers (HMDs), each weighing 170 tons. The most recent innovation is the semiactive control device. These devices cannot i nject mechanical energy into the structure but have properties that can be manipulated to achieve structural disturbance rejection. In many cases, they can operate on battery power; this is a significant advantage since seismic events can interrupt main power supplies. Examples of semiactive devices include variable-orifice fluid dampers, variable-stiffness devices, variable-friction devices, controllable and tuned liquid dampers, and magnetorheological dampers. The last topic is discussed at some length in this chapter, and experimental results are shown.

  • Forecasting or Early Warning of Earthquakes

    This chapter contains sections titled: Motivation, Morphology, Background, Seismicity Forecasting Using ANNS, Hayward Fault Seismicity, Synthetic Seismicity, Network Architecture, Earthquake Warning Systems, Summary, Exercises, References

  • Group Report: Fluids, Geochemical Cycles, and Mass Transport in Fault Zones

    This chapter contains sections titled: Overview, Theme 1: What are The Controls on Fluid-Rock Chemical Interaction in and Adjacent to Fault Zones?, Theme 2: How Does Fluid Flow Change Before, During, and After Earthquakes?, Theme 3: What are the Magnitudes of Fluid Flux Throughout the Lithosphere in Different Tectonic Environments?, Summary, References

  • Strain Localization within Fault Arrays over Timescales of 100-107 Years

    Statistical characterization of fault networks, combined with an analysis of geodetic data and the location of historical earthquakes, is a method commonly used to quantify the degree of strain localization in a given tectonic setting. However, such analyses do not address the fundamental questions of why, how, and when (i.e., after what percent total strain) does localization occur on a lithospheric scale. Many studies suggest that the initial phase of crustal deformation is characterized by distributed strain accumulation and structural complexity and that the system evolves towards highly localized deformation on a small number of discrete fault zones. What controls the transition from one regime to the other within a rheologically layered lithosphere? Observations of the evolution of fault networks over a range of spatial and temporal scales may help us to understand the underlying controls on the localization process. Dip-slip faults, especially moderate to high- angle extensional structures, inherently provide the best conditions for preserving such temporal information over geological time because they generate adjacent sedimentary depocenters that usually remain undeformed by subsequent movement on the fault. The aim of this paper is (a) to review recent observations of extensional fault growth, (b) to summarize conclusions drawn from these observations concerning the underlying controls on strain localization in extensional settings, and (c) to discuss the relevance of these observations to other tectonic settings. In particular, several of the ideas that have been derived from studies of strain localization in extensional settings are used to reexamine existing theories concerning strike-slip fault evolution.



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