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July 7, 2017

Five Decades of Hierarchical Modulation and Its Benefits in Relay-Aided Networking

  Hierarchical modulation (HM), which is also known as layered modulation, has been widely adopted across the telecommunication industry. Its strict backward compatibility with single-layer modems […]
June 30, 2017

A Machine Learning-Empowered System for Long-Term Motion-Tolerant Wearable Monitoring of Blood Pressure and Heart Rate With Ear-ECG/PPG

  In this paper, we propose a fully ear-worn long-term blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR) monitor to achieve a higher wearability. Moreover, to enable […]
June 23, 2017

A Software-Defined Device-to-Device Communication Architecture for Public Safety Applications in 5G Networks

  The device-to-device (D2D) communication paradigm in 5G networks provides an effective infrastructure to enable different smart city applications such as public safety. In future smart […]
June 16, 2017

Predicting Functional Independence Measure Scores During Rehabilitation With Wearable Inertial Sensors

  Evaluating patient progress and making discharge decisions regarding inpatient medical rehabilitation rely upon the standard clinical assessments administered by trained clinicians. Wearable inertial sensors can […]
June 9, 2017

Web Service QoS Prediction Based on Adaptive Dynamic Programming Using Fuzzy Neural Networks for Cloud Services

  Recently, more and more traditional services are being migrated into a cloud computing environment that makes the quality of service (QoS) becomes an important factor […]
June 2, 2017

Development of an Automatic Emotional Music Accompaniment System by Fuzzy Logic and Adaptive Partition Evolutionary Genetic Algorithm

  Music is everywhere in the world, and its applications in commerce are extremely versatile. Generally speaking, in order to create some music for background music, […]
May 26, 2017

Current Status and Performance Analysis of Optical Camera Communication Technologies for 5G Networks

  This paper investigates optical camera communication (OCC) technologies, targeting new spectrum, multiple-input-multiple-output diversity, transmission access, and novel architectures with augmented reality user experience for the […]
May 19, 2017

Relay Selection for Heterogeneous Transmission Powers in VANETs

  The main challenge in the vehicular ad hoc network vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) multi-hop dissemination is to control the number of vehicles, that relay the broadcast message. […]
May 12, 2017

Location-Aware Speakers for the Virtual Reality Environments

  This paper presents location-aware speakers for the immersive virtual reality environments as well as conventional surround sound systems. The surround sound system generally requires multiple […]
May 5, 2017

Natural Walking Reference Generation Based on Double-Link LIPM Gait Planning Algorithm

  In this paper, an enhanced linear inverted pendulum model (LIPM) and a gait planning algorithm are proposed. The LIPM is a widely used concept for […]