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March 20, 2020

Blockchains and Smart Contracts for the Internet of Things

  Motivated by the recent explosion of interest around blockchains, we examine whether they make a good fit for the Internet of Things (IoT) sector. Blockchains […]
February 28, 2020

Reinforcement Learning Based MAC Protocol (UW-ALOHA-Q) for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks

  The demand for regular monitoring of the marine environment and ocean exploration is rapidly increasing, yet the limited bandwidth and slow propagation speed of acoustic […]
January 31, 2020

A Study on the Elimination of Thermal Reflections

  Recently, thermal cameras have been used in various surveillance and monitoring systems. In particular, in camera-based surveillance systems, algorithms are being developed for detecting and […]
January 9, 2020

Direct Control Strategy of Real-Time Tracking Power Generation Plan for Wind Power and Battery Energy Storage Combined System

  To improve the overall economy of the wind-energy storage power station, a direct control strategy is proposed to track the deviation of the wind power […]
December 18, 2019

Printed Circuit Board Implementation of Wideband Radial Power Combiner

  This paper presents a new approach to design and implementation of a wideband microstrip radial power combiner with a planar structure in a way that […]
November 22, 2019

User Grouping for Hybrid VLC/RF Networks With NOMA: A Coalitional Game Approach

  Recently, visible light communication (VLC) networks have emerged as a promising alternative for indoor data access, due to high data rate, low implementation cost, and […]
November 5, 2019

On the Automated Management of Security Incidents in Smart Spaces

  The proliferation of smart spaces, such as smart buildings, is increasing opportunities for offenders to exploit the interplay between cyber and physical components, in order […]
October 21, 2019

An Experimental-Based Review of Image Enhancement and Image Restoration Methods for Underwater Imaging

  Underwater images play a key role in ocean exploration but often suffer from severe quality degradation due to light absorption and scattering in water medium. […]
September 5, 2019

A Novel Design Approach for 5G Massive MIMO and NB-IoT Green Networks Using a Hybrid Jaya-Differential Evolution Algorithm

  Our main objective is to reduce power consumption by responding to the instantaneous bit rate demand by the user for 4th Generation (4G) and 5th […]
August 23, 2019

Wireless Communications and Applications Above 100 GHz: Opportunities and Challenges for 6G and Beyond

  Frequencies from 100 GHz to 3 THz are promising bands for the next generation of wireless communication systems because of the wide swaths of unused […]