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2020 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM)

The scope of the 2020 IEEE/ASME AIM includes the following topics: Actuators, Automotive Systems, Bioengineering, Data Storage Systems, Electronic Packaging, Fault Diagnosis, Human-Machine Interfaces, Industry Applications, Information Technology, Intelligent Systems, Machine Vision, Manufacturing, Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems, Micro/Nano Technology, Modeling and Design, System Identification and Adaptive Control, Motion Control, Vibration and Noise Control, Neural and Fuzzy Control, Opto-Electronic Systems, Optomechatronics, Prototyping, Real-Time and Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation, Robotics, Sensors, System Integration, Transportation Systems, Smart Materials and Structures, Energy Harvesting and other frontier fields.


2020 IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D)

Bi-Annual IEEE PES T&D conference. Largest T&D conference in North America.


2019 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC)

The conference program will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops andinvitedsessions of the latest significant findings and developments in all the major fields ofbiomedical engineering.Submitted papers will be peer reviewed. Accepted high quality paperswill be presented in oral and postersessions, will appear in the Conference Proceedings and willbe indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE & IEEE Xplore


2019 IEEE 58th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)

The CDC is recognized as the premier scientific and engineering conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practice of systems and control. The CDC annually brings together an international community of researchers and practitioners in the field of automatic control to discuss new research results, perspectives on future developments, and innovative applications relevant to decision making, systems and control, and related areas.The 58th CDC will feature contributed and invited papers, as well as workshops and may include tutorial sessions.The IEEE CDC is hosted by the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) in cooperation with the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), the Japanese Society for Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE), and the European Union Control Association (EUCA).


2019 IEEE International Solid- State Circuits Conference - (ISSCC)

ISSCC is the foremost global forum for solid-state circuits and systems-on-a-chip. The Conference offers 5 days of technical papers and educational events related to integrated circuits, including analog, digital, data converters, memory, RF, communications, imagers, medical and MEMS ICs.


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Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, IEEE

IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters (AWP Letters) will be devoted to the rapid electronic publication of short manuscripts in the technical areas of Antennas and Wireless Propagation.


Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on

The theory, design and application of Control Systems. It shall encompass components, and the integration of these components, as are necessary for the construction of such systems. The word `systems' as used herein shall be interpreted to include physical, biological, organizational and other entities and combinations thereof, which can be represented through a mathematical symbolism. The Field of Interest: shall ...


Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on

Broad coverage of concepts and methods of the physical and engineering sciences applied in biology and medicine, ranging from formalized mathematical theory through experimental science and technological development to practical clinical applications.


Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, IEEE Transactions on

Part I will now contain regular papers focusing on all matters related to fundamental theory, applications, analog and digital signal processing. Part II will report on the latest significant results across all of these topic areas.


Communications Letters, IEEE

Covers topics in the scope of IEEE Transactions on Communications but in the form of very brief publication (maximum of 6column lengths, including all diagrams and tables.)


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Synchronization Of Asynchronous Video Signals - A Survey

[{u'author_order': 1, u'affiliation': u'Thomson R&D Laboratories', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/37972706900', u'full_name': u'N.H. Ersoz', u'id': 37972706900}] IEEE 1992 International Conference on Consumer Electronics Digest of Technical Papers, 1992

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Practical limits of IC testers

[{u'author_order': 1, u'affiliation': u'IBM System Product Division, Rochester, MN, USA', u'full_name': u'J. Trnka'}] 1986 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference. Digest of Technical Papers, 1986

As analog and digital integrated circuits achieve higher levels of integration, testing and test time become a more serious production problem. To keep testing under control, manufacturers are relying on several methods to obtain an acceptable quality level for ICs. These include tighter process control, high temperature testing, limited pattern tests, special circuits for test, and wafer rejection criteria. The ...


ARM® Microcontroller Software and Instruction Set

[{u'author_order': 1, u'affiliation': u'Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC', u'full_name': u'Ying Bai'}] Practical Microcontroller Engineering with ARM­ Technology, None

This chapter provides general information about the ARM® Cortex ® -M4 microcontroller software and instruction set. It first introduces ARM® Cortex ® -M4 Assembly instruction and then discusses the related C codes with some necessary peripheral device driver libraries provided by the vendor. There are about 203 instructions in the ARM® Cortex ® -M4 instruction set excluding the FPU related ...


Impact of illusory resistance on finger walking behavior

[{u'author_order': 1, u'affiliation': u'The University of Tokyo', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/37085675273', u'full_name': u'Yusuke Ujitoko', u'id': 37085675273}, {u'author_order': 2, u'affiliation': u'The University of Tokyo', u'authorUrl': u'https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/author/37085623271', u'full_name': u'Koichi Hirota', u'id': 37085623271}] 2015 IEEE Virtual Reality (VR), 2015

We aim to enable additional sensation when using an anthropomorphic finger motion interface. To do so, we applied a conventional method to generate pseduo-haptics. To control the amount of scroll resulting from finger displacement on a display, illusory resistance or pseudo friction was confirmed by subjective evaluation. We first clarified that this illusory resistance influences finger walking behavior such as ...


Sentence Sentimental Classification Based on Semantic Comprehension

[{u'author_order': 1, u'full_name': u'Bin Wen'}, {u'author_order': 2, u'full_name': u'Wenhua Dai'}, {u'author_order': 3, u'full_name': u'Junzhe Zhao'}] 2012 Fifth International Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Design, 2012

Research of sentence orientation is aim to obtain the useful orientation information, it becomes a research focus in the nature language processing, especially in Micro-blog. Based on the existed How Net semantic similarity, this paper presents a sentence orientation identification method taking advantage of an improved algorithm for calculating Chinese term semantic orientation value. Firstly, this paper introduced the advanced ...


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  • ARM® Microcontroller Software and Instruction Set

    This chapter provides general information about the ARM® Cortex ® -M4 microcontroller software and instruction set. It first introduces ARM® Cortex ® -M4 Assembly instruction and then discusses the related C codes with some necessary peripheral device driver libraries provided by the vendor. There are about 203 instructions in the ARM® Cortex ® -M4 instruction set excluding the FPU related instructions. The user's source codes developed by assembly language must follow certain rules and meet some requirements to enable the assembler to correctly convert them to the target or object codes. Generally each user's instruction in the user's source code file is composed of four fields: Label field, Operation field, Operands field and Comment field. Pseudo instructions are very useful to help users to build and develop their application programs by providing more controls and managements to the memory space, variables, and constants used in the program.

  • Comprehensive Coding System for Clinical Terms

    This chapter contains sections titled: * Introduction * SNOMED CT * SNOMED CT Database Browsers * Discussion * Conclusion * Bibliography ]]>

  • Fusion of Hard and Soft Control Strategies II

    This chapter presents the fusion, hybrid or integration of hard control (HC) and soft control (SC) strategies to enhance the performance in terms of controlling a robotic or prosthetic hand that could not be achieved by using either HC or SC strategy. The chapter also introduces fuzzy‐logic‐based proportional‐derivative (PD) fusion control strategy, presenting genetic‐algorithm‐based proportional integral‐derivative (PID) fusion control strategy. Case III covers the value 100 in lower bound, but both total error and convergent speed are even worse than PID alone, suggesting that GA performs better for a large range. The tracking errors for both PD and FL controllers are convergent to zero within 5 seconds without overshooting, but PID controller takes longer with overshooting and oscillation.

  • 6 Training Somaesthetic Skills

    In chapter 5, I offered some building blocks for a theory of soma design. I suggested four criteria that characterize soma designs: (1) sociodigital material, (2) interactivity, (3) a perpetual state of being designed (because these designs are changed by their interactions with users), and (4) the production of somaesthetic experiences. I suggested that soma designers will draw on strong concepts, including biofeedback loops, somaesthetic touch, and kinaesthetic mimicry, to produce characteristic somaesthetic experiences or feelings, particularly a sense of suppleness, evocative balance, or a certain machine aesthetics. In short, chapter 5 gave us the beginnings of a vocabulary that will be useful to designers trying to capture, discuss, or develop their soma designs.

  • Conclusions and Future Work

    This chapter presents the conclusions described in the book related to the fusion of hard control strategies such as proportional integral‐derivative (PID), optimal, adaptive, and soft control strategies such as adaptive neuro‐fuzzy inference system (ANFIS), genetic algorithms (GA), particle swarm optimization (PSO), for a robotic or prosthetic hand. Chapter 2 of the book addressed the forward kinematics, inverse kinematics, and differential kinematics models of a serial n revolute‐joint planar two‐link thumb, and three‐link index finger. The fingertip (end‐effector) positions of each finger were derived by forward kinematics. Chapter 3 of the book described the dynamic equations of hand motion successfully derived via Lagrangian approach for two‐link thumb and three‐link fingers using the mathematical model of the actuator by using direct current (DC) motor and mechanical gears.

  • 2 Steps

    More than a hundred years ago, artists such as Georges Seurat and Paul Signac began to experiment with using small dots of pure color to create an image. The descendants of this technique—television and digital displays of all kinds—are now so common that it's hard to remember that there was a time when people never looked at visual representations made of little dots.

  • Dynamic Models

    This chapter discusses how electric motors are used to actuate the joints of small size manipulators, like robotic hand. It is necessary to have a mathematical model that describes the dynamic behavior of robotic hand for the purpose of designing the control system. The chapter discusses the relation related to the coupling between the motor gear and loaded joint gear in the absence of slipping. The dynamic equations of hand motion are derived via Lagrangian approach using kinetic energy and potential energy. Diagonal matrices represent armature inductances, armature resistances, and motor back e.m.f. constants. A diagonal positive definite matrix and sign (q) is a vector whose components are given by the sign functions of the single joint velocities.

  • Open Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs)

    This chapter contains sections titled: The Quality of Dissertations, The Invisibility of Dissertations, Three Degrees of Difficulty in Achieving Open Access, Mandating OA for ETDs, Nine Reasons to Mandate OA for ETDs, Mandates, Coercion, and Consent, Snags and Solutions, Bibliography

  • Introduction

    At night you can see the lights sometimes from a passing tanker or trawler. From up on the cliffs they are mundane, but down here they fugue into ambiguity. For instance, I cannot readily tell if they belong above or below the waves. The distinction now seems mundane; why not everything all at once! —Narrator, Dear Esther (The Chinese Room 2012)

  • 2 Touching the Looking Glass

    Apple has changed the videogame industry irrevocably, and the simple truth is that it has changed it without even really trying. It did it with a handheld device that has no buttons, no sticks and no ports for physical media. —Edge, “An Accidental Empire” (2012)



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