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April 28, 2017

Smartphone-Assisted Pronunciation Learning Technique for Ambient Intelligence

  In an ambient intelligence (AmI) environment, electronic devices that comprise the Internet of things (IoT) network work together seamlessly to provide a wide variety of […]
April 21, 2017

Quantifying User Reputation Scores, Data Trustworthiness, and User Incentives in Mobile Crowd-Sensing

  Ubiquity of mobile devices with rich sensory capabilities has given rise to the mobile crowd-sensing (MCS) concept, in which a central authority (the platform) and […]
April 14, 2017

Peak Load Shifting in the Internet of Energy With Energy Trading Among End-Users

  Recent advances in renewable energy generation and the Internet of things (IoT) has urged energy management to enter the era of the Internet of energy […]
April 7, 2017

ProGuard: Detecting Malicious Accounts in Social-Network-Based Online Promotions

  Online social networks (OSNs) gradually integrate financial capabilities by enabling the usage of real and virtual currency. They serve as new platforms to host a […]
March 31, 2017

3D Object Recognition in Cluttered Scenes With Robust Shape Description and Correspondence Selection

  Recognizing 3-D objects in cluttered scenes is a challenging task. Common approaches find potential feature correspondences between a scene and candidate models by matching sampled […]
March 24, 2017

Fully Automatic Analysis of Engagement and Its Relationship to Personality in Human-Robot Interactions

  Engagement is crucial to designing intelligent systems that can adapt to the characteristics of their users. This paper focuses on the automatic analysis and classification […]
March 17, 2017

Emerging Physical Unclonable Functions With Nanotechnology

  Physical unclonable functions (PUFs) are increasingly used for authentication and identification applications as well as the cryptographic key generation. An important feature of a PUF […]
March 10, 2017

Smart Cities, Big Data, and Communities: Reasoning From the Viewpoint of Attractors

  In what sense is a city smart? There are established entities defining this rich area of cross-disciplinary studies, and they refer to social, technical, economic, […]
March 3, 2017

Case Study: NHTSA’s Denial of Dr Raghavan’s Petition to Investigate Sudden Acceleration in Toyota Vehicles Fitted With Electronic Throttles

  The Raghavan petition to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) concerns a sudden acceleration (SA) incident experienced by the petitioner’s wife in a 2009 Lexus […]
February 17, 2017

Gait Balance and Acceleration of a Biped Robot Based on Q-Learning

  This paper presents a method for the biped dynamic walking and balance control using reinforcement learning, which learns dynamic walking without a priori knowledge about […]