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Research Article

Generation and Mapping of Multi-Reducts Based on Nearest Neighbor Relation

Naohiro Ishii, Ippei Torii, Toyoshiro Nakashima, Hidekazu Tanaka
Pages: 1 - 10
Dimension reduction of data is an important theme in the data processing to represent and manipulate higher dimensional data. Rough set is fundamental and useful to process higher dimensional data. Reduct in the rough set is a minimal subset of features, which has almost the same discernible power as...
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Context-Aware Multimedia Content Adaptation for Mobile Web

Dongsong Zhang, Anil Jangam, Lina Zhou, Isil Yakut
Pages: 1 - 10
Multimedia content in web pages poses a variety of problems to mobile web users, such as incompatibility with mobile devices or failing to meet accessibility needs of users with vision disabilities. To address those problems, this study proposes and evaluates a context-aware approach to multimedia content...
Editorial

Introducing IJNDC

Bertil Folliot, Juhnyoung Lee
Pages: 1 - 1
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Fine-Grained Emotion Analysis Based on Mixed Model for Product Review

Xiao Sun, Chongyuan Sun, Changqin Quan, Fuji Ren, Fang Tian, Kunxia Wang
Pages: 1 - 11
Nowadays, with the rapid development of B2C e-commerce and the popularity of online shopping, the Web storages huge number of product reviews comment by customers. A large number of reviews made it difficult for manufacturers or potential customers to track the comments and suggestions that customers...
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A Theoretical Exploration of the Impact of Packet Loss on Network Intrusion Detection

Sidney C. Smith, Robert J. Hammell II, Travis W. Parker, Lisa M. Marvel
Pages: 1 - 10
In this paper we review the problem of packet loss as it pertains to Network Intrusion Detection, seeking to answer two fundamental research questions which are stepping stones towards building a model that can be used to predict the rate of alert loss based upon the rate of packet loss. The first question...
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Satellite Image Based Characterization for Monitoring Urbanization and Land Cover Change

Farhan Rahman Wasee, Rahman Mohammad Asif Amin, Zareen Tasnim Raisa, Sadia Chowdhury, Tanisha Nourin Alam, Rashedur Mohammad Rahman
Pages: 1 - 10
Land surface processes have become a great concern in the context of global change and increased natural hazards all over the world. In this paper, dynamic characteristics of land cover changes have been investigated over a period of about three and half decades (1972–2016). This study focuses on the...
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Assessing Risk of Security Non-compliance of Banking Security Requirements Based on Attack Patterns

Krissada Rongrat, Twittie Senivongse
Pages: 1 - 10
Information systems such as those in the Banking sector need to comply with security regulations to assure that necessary security controls are in place. This paper presents an initial risk assessment method to assist a banking information system project in validating security requirements of the system....
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Performance Evaluation of Data Migration Policies for a Distributed Storage System with Dynamic Tiering

Atsushi Nunome, Hiroaki Hirata
Pages: 1 - 8
We have proposed a distributed storage system which autonomously migrates data blocks into a suitable storage node by considering their access frequency and read/write ratio. In this paper, we show that revised data migration policies can rapidly distribute input/output (I/O) hot spot over the storage...
Review Article

A View Of Cloud Computing

Juhnyoung Lee
Pages: 2 - 8
Today’s IT infrastructure is under tremendous pressure and is finding it difficult to keep up. In distributed computing environments, up to 85 percent of computing capacity sits idle. 66 percent of every dollar on IT is spent on maintaining current IT infrastructures versus adding new capabilities. In...
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OSERENA: a Coloring Algorithm Optimized for Dense Wireless Networks

Ichrak Amdouni, Pascale Minet, Cedric Adjih
Pages: 9 - 24
The goal of this paper is to present OSERENA, a distributed coloring algorithm optimized for dense wireless sensor networks (WSNs). Network density has an extremely reduced impact on the size of the messages exchanged to color the WSN. Furthermore, the number of colors used to color the network is not...
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Enhancement of Copper Wire Lengthening Automatic System using Contactless Heater

Hsiung-Cheng Lin, Jhih-Yao Hu, Chung-Hao Cheng
Pages: 9 - 15
Copper wire can be elongated to a very thin size like 0.01 mm from an original 0.6 mm via wire drawing dies. Although automatic machines are available for wire elongating process, the wire threading through dies still requires a human operation before entering an automation process. This procedure may...
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Code generation for accurate array redistribution on automatic distributed-memory parallelization

Bo Zhao, Rui Ding, Lin Han, Jinlong Xu
Pages: 11 - 25
Code generation belongs to the backend of parallelizing compiler, and is for generating efficient computation and communication code for the target parallel computing system. Traditional research resolve array redistribution mainly by generating communication code that each processor sends all data defined...
Research Article

The Influence of Alias and References Escape on Java Program Analysis

Shengbo Chen, Dashen Sun, Huaikou Miao
Pages: 11 - 20
The alias and references escape are often used in Java programs. They bring much convenience to the developers, but, at the same time, they also give adverse affects on the data flow and control flow of program during program analysis. Therefore, when analyzing Java programs, we must take the alias and...
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Extraction of Text Regions from Complex Background in Document Images by Multilevel Clustering

Hoai Nam Vu, Tuan Anh Tran, Na In Seop, Soo Hyung Kim
Pages: 11 - 21
Textual data plays an important role in a number of applications such as image database indexing, document understanding, and image-based web searching. The target of automatic real-life text extracting in document images without character recognition module is to identify image regions that contain...
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Discrete Differential Evolution Algorithm with the Fuzzy Machine Selection for Solving the Flexible Job Shop Scheduling Problem

Ajchara Phu-ang
Pages: 11 - 19
The objective of the research is to solve the flexible job shop scheduling problem (FJSP). In this paper, the new algorithm is proposed mainly based on discrete concepts of the differential evolution (DE) algorithm with the new idea called the fuzzy machine selection approach. In the first step, the...
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Visualization of Online Datasets

Christopher Johnston Downie, Taoxin Peng
Pages: 11 - 23
As computing technology advances, computers are being used to orchestrate and advance wide spectrums of commercial and personal life, information visualization becomes even more significant as we immerse ourselves into the era of big data, leading to an economy heavily reliant on data mining and precise,...
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Wireless Extension Mechanism and Logic Design for FPGA-based Ethernet Powerlink Node

Kailong Zhang, Panfei Zuo, Liang Hu, Xiao Wu, Kejian Miao
Pages: 12 - 21
Real-time networks, such as industrial network, field bus and so on, have been becoming one vital component to develop large-scale and cooperative embedded systems. As one important branch, the wireless mode of realtime networks also raises more and more attentions in recent years since its conveniences...
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Toward Affordable and Practical Home Context Recognition: –Framework and Implementation with Image-based Cognitive API–

Sinan Chen, Sachio Saiki, Masahide Nakamura
Pages: 16 - 24
To provide affordable context recognition for general households, this paper presents a novel technique that integrate image-based cognitive Application Program Interface (API) and light-weight machine learning. Our key idea is to regard every image as a document by exploiting “tags” derived by the API....
Research Article

Kernel and Range Approach to Analytic Network Learning

Kar-Ann Toh
Pages: 20 - 28
A novel learning approach for a composite function that can be written in the form of a matrix system of linear equations is introduced in this paper. This learning approach, which is gradient-free, is grounded upon the observation that solving the system of linear equations by manipulating the kernel...
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An Efficient Structure for LKH Key Tree on Secure Multicast Communications

Naoshi Sakamoto
Pages: 21 - 30
In order to communicate in cipher over IP multicast, each of joining and leaving participants causes renewing keys. Moreover, the number of renewed keys depends on the key management system. LKH, one of the key management systems, uses a tree structure to manage keys to share with participants. Every...
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Multi-Threaded Message Dispatcher - a Design Pattern with Innate Support for Mission Critical Applications

Marcel-Titus Marginean, Chao Lu
Pages: 22 - 36
The usage of well-tried software design patterns and application frameworks is often encountered in Mission and Safety Critical Applications development due to the high stakes involved in the case of failures. To increase reliability, some frameworks attempt to separate the implementation of business...
Research Article

On the Empirical Evaluation of Multicasting with Minimum Delay Variation

Nicklaus Rhodes, Shankar Banik
Pages: 22 - 31
In certain types of Internet applications, multicasting with Quality of Service (QoS) optimizations are required on both the end-to-end delay from the source to the destinations, as well as the difference in the end-to-end delay between the destinations. Examples of these applications include video-conferencing,...
Research Article

UWB, miniaturized and directive metamaterial loaded antenna for satellite applications

Parul Dawar, N.S. Raghava, Asok De
Pages: 24 - 34
Antenna parameter optimization using S-shaped metamaterial embedded in antenna substrate at high frequency (THz) is elucidated in this paper. Upon incorporation of proposed metamaterials’ array inside the antenna substrate, bandwidth of antenna increases by 770 GHz and directivity by about 11%. Results...
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Improvement of Software Reliability Estimation Accuracy with Consideration of Failure Removal Effort

Myungmuk Kang, Okjoo Choi, Juhwan Shin, Jongmoon Baik
Pages: 25 - 36
In order to develop highly reliable software in a cost-effective manner, it is necessary to manage software reliability at the early test phases. Most of developers at those phases perform a test and debug activities together. In this paper, we propose a new reliability estimation model to manage the...
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Multi-Dimensional Indexing System Considering Distributions of Sub-indexes and Data

Kazuto Nakanishi, Teruhisa Hochin, Hiroki Nomiya, Hiroaki Hirata
Pages: 25 - 33
This paper experimentally evaluates the parallel multi-dimensional indexing system indexing data by using several multi-dimensional indexes and retrieving required data from them in parallel. A constant number of data are indexed into a sub-index. The sub-index is inserted into an index in a computational...
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Total System Cost Analysis and Comparison of DX-Tree and Star Ring Architectures in conjunction with Master-Slave Multi-Super-Hypercube topology

Hamid Abachi, Roger Lee
Pages: 26 - 34
In todays advanced technology environment, we come across a number of research areas that require extensive data processing. These areas include but not limited to, modeling and simulation of accuracy, safety and reliability of nuclear weapons, global warming, weather forecasting, DNA computing, nanotechnology,...
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Modified Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm for Multiple-vehicle Traveling Salesman Problems

Yindee Oonsrikaw, Arit Thammano
Pages: 29 - 36
In this work, we extended the original Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP) to cover not only the case of multiple vehicles but also to constrain the minimum and maximum numbers of cities each vehicle can visit. Our algorithm is a modified Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) algorithm which has the ability to...
Research Article

Parallel dynamic programming based on stage reconstruction and its application in reservoir operation

Huitao Zheng, Yadong Mei, Kai Duan, Yuru Lin
Pages: 31 - 41
We improved the serial recursion calculation process of dynamic programming and introduced parallel dynamic programming based on stage reconstruction. Through the proposed algorithm a multistage decision problem can be repeatedly reconstructed and gradually transferred to a single stage issue. This algorithm...
Research Article

Sorting Terms of “aaS” of Everything as a Service

Yucong Duan, Xiaobing Sun, Antonella Longo, Zhaoxin Lin, Shixiang Wan
Pages: 32 - 44
Numerous service models have been proposed in the form of ”as a Service” or ”aaS” in the past. This is especially eminent in the era of the Cloud under the term of anything as a service or everything as a service(XaaS). A unified view of XaaS can aid efficient classification of services for service registration,...
Research Article

Proposal and Prototype of DNS Server Firewall with Flexible Response Control Mechanism

Hideo Masuda, Shun Segawa, Masayuki Mori
Pages: 34 - 40
Domain Name System (DNS) is an important system for the Internet communication. DNS is a system for distributed management and operation of domain names, and it is possible to associate with the resources such as IP address, instruct the destination host of the e-mail, and so on. On the one hand, it...
Research Article

Empirical Study for Semantic Annotation of Web Services

Djelloul Bouchiha, Mimoun Malki, Djihad Djaa, Abdullah Alghamdi, Khalid Alnafjan
Pages: 35 - 44
Web services have become the main paradigm for the development of distributed software systems using a common set of technologies, including SOAP, WSDL and UDDI. This allows accessing to software components residing on different platforms and written in different programming languages. However, several...
Research Article

Providing a load balancing method based on dragonfly optimization algorithm for resource allocation in cloud computing

Zahra Amini, Mehrdad Maeen, Mohammad Reza Jahangir
Pages: 35 - 42
Nowadays cloud computing is being highly considered by many of researchers, organizations, governments and so on. According to processing happening inside of cloud computing, some of the most important problems and challenges in cloud computing are load balancing, managing resource allocations, scheduling...
Research Article

Explicit Rate Control for MANET

Nazia Zaman, Morshed Chowdhury
Pages: 37 - 45
Streaming applications over Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANET) require a smooth transmission rate. The Internet is unable to provide this service during traffic congestion in the network. Designing congestion control for these applications is challenging, because the standard TCP congestion control mechanism...
Research Article

A New Chaos-based Image Cipher Using a Hash Function

Chong Fu, Ou Bian, Hui-yan Jiang, Li-hui Ge, Hong-feng Ma
Pages: 37 - 44
This paper presents a new chaos-based image cipher using a plaintext-related permutation. The cat map and Lorenz system are employed to shuffle the positions of image pixels and generate the diffusion keystream, respectively. The control parameters of the cat map, i.e. the permutation key, are determined...
Research Article

Floor Heating Customer Prediction Model Based on Random Forest

Zhihuan Yao, Xian Xu, Huiqun Yu
Pages: 37 - 42
Nowadays floor heating service is increasingly attracting both residents in cold areas and gas companies for market profits. With the aggravation of market-oriented competition, the gas companies are actively seeking service transformation. It is of great significance to gas companies to be able to forecast...
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Machine Learning in Failure Regions Detection and Parameters Analysis

Saeed Abdel Wahab, Reem El Adawi, Ahmed Khater
Pages: 41 - 48
Testing automation is one of the challenges facing the software development industry, especially for large complex products. This paper proposes a mechanism called Multi Stage Failure Detector (MSFD) for automating black box testing using different machine learning algorithms. The input to MSFD is the...
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A Distributed Storage System with Dynamic Tiering for iSCSI Environment

Atsushi Nunome, Hiroaki Hirata, Kiyoshi Shibayama
Pages: 42 - 50
We propose a distributed storage system which relocates data blocks autonomously among the storage nodes. In order to optimize I/O performance with slight administrative workload, our system is aimed at the realization of the following two functions; (i) Run-time construction of the storage tiers from...
Research Article

Blacklist Creation for Detecting Fake Accounts on Twitter

Myo Myo Swe, Nyein Nyein Myo
Pages: 43 - 50
Social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Weibo, etc. are extremely mainstream today. Also, the greater part of the malicious users utilize these sites to persuade legitimate users for different purposes, for example, to promote their products item, to enter their spam links, to stigmatize other...
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Dynamically Adjusting the Mining Capacity in Cryptocurrency with Binary Blockchain

Yoohwan Kim, Ju-Yeon Jo
Pages: 43 - 52
Many cryptocurrencies rely on Blockchain for its operation. Blockchain serves as a public ledger where all the completed transactions can be looked up. To place transactions in the Blockchain, a mining operation must be performed. However, due to a limited mining capacity, the transaction confirmation...
Research Article

An IDS Visualization System for Anomalous Warning Events

Satoshi Kimura, Hiroyuki Inaba
Pages: 45 - 53
Intrusion Detection System(IDS) has received attention to deal with the illegal access to the network. However, IDS has a critical problem which outputs a tremendous number of logs. Analyzing these logs apply a large amount of load to a network manager. In this paper, we propose a novel visualization...
Research Article

A Nearest Neighbor Search Algorithm for LR-LD on High SNR

Thae Thae Yu Khine, Daisuke Mitsunaga, Koji Araki, Hua-An Zhao
Pages: 45 - 51
This paper presents a new chaos-based image cipher using a plaintext-related permutation. The cat map and Lorenz system are employed to shuffle the positions of image pixels and generate the diffusion keystream, respectively. The control parameters of the cat map, i.e. the permutation key, are determined...
Research Article

Automate Scientific Workflow Execution between Local Cluster and Cloud

Hao Qian, Daniel Andresen
Pages: 45 - 54
Scientific computational experiments often span multiple computational and analytical steps, and during execution, researchers need to store, access, transfer, and query information. Scientific workflow is a powerful tool to stream-line and organize scientific application. Numbers of tools have been...
Research Article

A Fault-Tolerant Schema for Clock Synchronization and data aggregation in WSN

Na Wang, Haihui He, DongQian Liu
Pages: 46 - 52
Event monitoring and determination is a popular application in WSN. Considering the special circumstance that some nodes of the wireless sensor network are faulty, a fault tolerant schema for data aggregation based on event clustering was proposed. Also, an improved HRTS algorithm named T-HRTS which...
Research Article

Comparative Study of Basic Time Domain Time-Delay Estimators for Locating Leaks in Pipelines

Vladimir A. Faerman, Valeriy S. Avramchuk
Pages: 49 - 57
The article is devoted to a survey of the known basic Time-Delay Estimation (TDE) methods in the application for detecting fluid leaks in pipeline transport and distribution systems. In the paper, both active and passive estimation methods are considered with respect to the presented generalized classification....
Research Article

An Introduction of Multiple P-adic Data Type and Its Parallel Implementation

Chao Lu, Xinkai Li
Pages: 51 - 59
Our research group has been working on the P-adic theory and its implementation. Based on the Chinese Remainder theorem and the Hensel code a new data type, called Multiple P-adic Data Type, has been established to realize rational calculation. With this data type all rational number operations are converted...
Research Article

An Improved Semantic Role Labeling for Myanmar Text

Zin Mar Kyu, Naw Lay Wah
Pages: 51 - 58
The semantic role labeling plays a key role to extract semantic information from language text for the purpose of information retrieval, text summarization, plagiarism test, etc. This paper presents two main parts: MynNet and semantic role labeling. MynNet, which is a FrameNet for Myanmar language is...
Research Article

An FPGA Accelerator for Molecular Dynamics Simulation Using OpenCL

Hasitha Muthumala Waidyasooriya, Masanori Hariyama, Kota Kasahara
Pages: 52 - 61
This paper presents a new chaos-based image cipher using a plaintext-related permutation. The cat map and Lorenz system are employed to shuffle the positions of image pixels and generate the diffusion keystream, respectively. The control parameters of the cat map, i.e. the permutation key, are determined...
Research Article

The Smart Energy Management of Multithreaded Java Applications on Multi-Core Processors

Kuo-Yi Chen, Fuh-Gwo Chen
Pages: 53 - 60
Multi-core processors are becoming widely deployed. However, more cores consume more power. A power saving technique for multi-core systems based on the observation of critical sections is proposed. Since only one thread works in a critical section, other threads on other cores that access the same resource...
Research Article

Developer Experience Considering Work Difficulty in Software Development*

Taketo Tsunoda, Hironori Washizaki, Yosiaki Fukazawa, Sakae Inoue, Yoshiiku Hanai, Masanobu Kanazawa
Pages: 53 - 62
Previous studies have researched how developer experience affects code quality, but difficulty was ignored although experienced developers are more likely to work on more complex parts of a project. We examine work difficulty by focusing on revised files. Using product metrics, we evaluate file complexity...
Research Article

Service Value Broker Patterns: An Empirical Collection and Analysis

Yucong Duan, Keman Huang, Dan Chen, Yongzhi Wang, Ajay Kattepur, Wencai Du
Pages: 54 - 69
The service value broker(SVB) pattern integrates business modeling, knowledge management and economic anal- ysis with relieved complexity, enhanced reusability and effi- ciency,etc. The study of SVB is an emerging interdisciplinary subject which will help to promote the reuse of knowledge, strategy and...
Research Article

Topic Model based Approach for Improved Indexing in Content based Document Retrieval

Moon Soo Cha, So Yeon Kim, Jae Hee Ha, Min-June Lee, Young-June Choi, Kyung-Ah Sohn
Pages: 55 - 64
Information Retrieval system plays an essential role in web services. However, the web services in which users can upload files as attachments typically do not support enough search conditions and often rely only on the title or the description that the users provide during upload. We present a topic-model...
Research Article

Multimedia Analysis and Fusion via Wasserstein Barycenter

Cong Jin, Junhao Wang, Jin Wei, Lifeng Tan, Shouxun Liu, Wei Zhao, Shan Liu, Xin Lv
Pages: 58 - 66
Optimal transport distance, otherwise known as Wasserstein distance, recently has attracted attention in music signal processing and machine learning as powerful discrepancy measures for probability distributions. In this paper, we propose an ensemble approach with Wasserstein distance to integrate various...
Research Article

Character Segmentation and Recognition for Myanmar Warning Signboard Images

Kyi Pyar Zaw, Zin Mar Kyu
Pages: 59 - 67
This paper publicizes the character segmentation and recognition of the Myanmar warning text signboard images taken by a mobile phone camera in natural scene. In this system, two templates are created. The first template that contains both connected pixel words and characters are used for character segmentation...
Research Article

Comparison of Hash Table Performance with Open Addressing and Closed Addressing: An Empirical Study

Dapeng Liu, Shaochun Xu
Pages: 60 - 68
In this paper, we conducted empirical experiments to study the performance of hashing with a large set of data and compared the results of different collision approaches. The experiment results leaned more to closed addressing than to open addressing and deemed linear probing impractical due to its low...
Research Article

Realize Node Localization Based on OLSR Protocol in Ad Hoc Networks

Anbao Wang, Bin Zhu
Pages: 61 - 71
In wireless Ad Hoc network's many applications, learning accurately the position of the node is one of its important conditions. Node walks randomly in wireless Ad Hoc network, thus it causes the position of the nodes are stochastic; Therefore, the node localization technology is one of the difficult...
Research Article

Functional Evaluation of the Cloud Type Virtual Policy Based Network Management Scheme for the Common Use between Plural Organizations

Kazuya Odagiri, Shogo Shimizu, Naohiro Ishii
Pages: 62 - 70
In the current Internet system, there are many problems using anonymity of the network communication such as personal information leaks and crimes using the Internet system. This is why TCP/IP protocol used in Internet system does not have the user identification information on the communication data,...
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Improvement of CSF, WM and GM Tissue Segmentation by Hybrid Fuzzy – Possibilistic Clustering Model based on Genetic Optimization Case Study on Brain Tissues of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

Lilia Lazli, Mounir Boukadoum
Pages: 63 - 77
Brain tissue segmentation is one of the most important parts of clinical diagnostic tools. Fuzzy C-mean (FCM) is one of the most popular clustering based segmentation methods. However FCM does not robust against noise and artifacts such as partial volume effect (PVE) and inhomogeneity. In this paper,...
Research Article

Using SPIN to Check Simulink Stateflow Models

Chikatoshi Yamada, D. Michael Miller
Pages: 65 - 74
Verification is critical to the design of large and complex systems. SPIN is a well-known and extensively used verification tool. In this paper, we consider two tool chains, one existing, WSAT, and one introduced here, that support using SPIN to model check systems specified as Simulink Stateflow models....
Research Article

Solving MTU Mismatch and Broadcast Overhead of NDN over Link-layer Networks

Thongchai Chuachan, Karim Djemame, Somnuk Puangpronpitag
Pages: 67 - 75
Named Data Networking (NDN) has been considered as a promising Internet architecture for the future data-centric communication. In particular, NDN over link-layer networks would cut off the overheads of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and enhance the efficiency of data distribution....
Research Article

A Formal Model of Distributed Security for Electronic Commerce Transactions Systems

Sylvanus A. Ehikioya, Adepele A. Olukunle
Pages: 68 - 84
Every distributed system requires a secure environment for its users. Security becomes even more important if users exchange sensitive information and value, across the network. An e-commerce environment is an example of a distributed system in which security is of a high priority. It is important that...
Research Article

A Traffic Flow Theory Aided Physical Measurement-Based Sybil Nodes Detection Mechanism in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks

Dongxu Jin, JooSeok Song
Pages: 69 - 78
In Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks, security is a important issue. In the past years, several approaches have been proposed for solving Sybil attack. In this paper a novel scheme to detect the Sybil nodes is presented. The proposed scheme utilizes unmodifiable physical measurements of beacon messages. To increase...
Research Article

Fully distributed certificate authority based on polynomial over elliptic curve for MANET

Ahmad Alomari
Pages: 70 - 77
A mobile ad hoc network (MANET) is a wireless communication network, which does not rely on any centralized management or a pre-existing infrastructure. Various certificate authorities (CAs) distributed over the network, each with a periodically updated share of the secrete key, is usually adopted. Elliptic...
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Evaluating the Performance of Recoverable End-of-life Products in the Reverse Supply Chain

Santoso Wibowo, Srimannarayana Grandhi
Pages: 71 - 79
Evaluating the performance of recoverable end-of-life products with respect to a set of specific criteria is challenging. This is due to multi-dimensional nature of the decision making process, multiple evaluation criteria, and subjective and imprecise assessments. To effectively deal with this issue,...
Research Article

A Middleware-Based Implementation for Data Integration of Remote Devices

Xianyong Liu, Yanping Liu, Lizhuang Ma, Qing Gao
Pages: 72 - 78
Different from existing techniques3-5 that often focus on high level data integration, this paper contributes a novel solution at device level, implementing a fully scalable and configurable middleware, aiming at releasing the power of parallel processing with distributed data. It is designed as a soft-gateway...
Research Article

Percolation Thresholds on Tree-Based Communities of Wireless Sensor Networks

Qiao Li, Zhendong Niu, Baihai Zhang, Lingguo Cui, Bin Wu
Pages: 75 - 84
Many efficient deployments of large-scale wireless sensor networks based on the tree-based community rise into view recently. Sensor nodes are severely resource constrained, and lack sophisticated defense mechanisms to fight virus attacks. Cyber viruses spread through node populations over the networks,...
Research Article

Empirical Research on the Growth Path of China’s Industrial Economy under the Background of Supply-side Reform

Xianhong Xu
Pages: 76 - 85
Supply-side reform has provided opportunities for China’s industrial economic growth, but also experienced unprecedented challenges. Based on the background of supply-side reform, this paper applies the supply-side theory. First, it explores the mechanism between industrial overcapacity and economic...
Research Article

An Ensemble Approach for Cyber Attack Detection System: A Generic Framework

Shailendra Singh, Sanjay Silakari
Pages: 78 - 90
Cyber attack detection is based on assumption that intrusive activities are noticeably different from normal system activities and thus detectable. A cyber attack would cause loss of integrity, confidentiality, denial of resources. The fact is that no single classifier is able to give maximum accuracy...
Research Article

Implementation of Emotional Features on Satire Detection

Pyae Phyo Thu, Than Nwe Aung
Pages: 78 - 87
Recognition of satirical language in social multimedia outlets turns out to be a trending research area in computational linguistics. Many researchers have analyzed satirical language from the various point of views: lexically, syntactically, and semantically. However, due to the ironic dimension of...
Research Article

Hybrid Approach to Ensure Data Confidentiality and Tampered Data Recovery for RFID Tag

Biplob Rakshit Ray, Morshed Chowdhury, Jemal Abawajy
Pages: 79 - 88
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is an emerging wireless object identification technology with many potential applications such as supply chain management, personnel tracking and healthcare. However, security vulnerabilities of the RFID system have been a serious concern for its wide adoption in...
Research Article

Optimal Number of Clusters for Fast Similarity Search Considering Transformations of Time Varying Data

Toshiichiro Iwashita, Teruhisa Hochin, Hiroki Nomiya
Pages: 79 - 88
This paper proposes a method of determining the optimal number of clusters dividing the multiple transformations for the purpose of the efficient processing of query against the results of applying the transformations to time series. In this paper, the moving average is used as a transformation for simplicity....
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An Intelligent Cross-Layer QoS-Aware Protocol with Traffic-Differentiation-Based for Energy Efficient Communication in WSNs

Jawad Ahmad Haqbeen, Takayuki Ito, Mohammad Arifuzzaman, Takanobu Otsuka
Pages: 80 - 92
Despite an increase in energy efficiency of WSNs research in couple of last years, still the key challenge in the design of WSNs remains to maximize the quality of service (QoS) and energy efficiency of network system. The layered strength and functionality collaboration is commonly considered as one...
Research Article

Archaeological Distribution Map System Using Aggregate Information from Heterogeneous Information Sources

Ayako Hayashi, Teruhisa Hochin, Hiroki Nomiya
Pages: 85 - 95
This paper proposes archaeological distribution map system sharing archaeological information. Many archaeologists want to analyze the distribution of relics and/or remains. Excavation information, however, cannot be opened until verification and research are completed. Archaeological information sources...
Research Article

Design and Implementation of an IoT-Based Smart Home Security System

Mohammad Asadul Hoque, Chad Davidson
Pages: 85 - 92
Recent advances in smartphones and affordable open-source hardware platforms have enabled the development of low-cost architectures for Internet-of-Things (IoT)-enabled home automation and security systems. These systems usually consist of sensing and actuating layer that is made up of sensors such as...
Research Article

Analysis of Features Dataset for DDoS Detection by using ASVM Method on Software Defined Networking

Myo Myint Oo, Sinchai Kamolphiwong, Thossaporn Kamolphiwong, Sangsuree Vasupongayya
Pages: 86 - 93
The impact of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is one of the major concerns for Software Defined Networking (SDN) environments. Support Vector Machine (SVM) has been used in a DDoS attack detection mechanism on SDN. The advantages of SVM algorithms in DDoS attack detections are high accuracy...
Research Article

Real-time Multi-Agents Architecture for E-commerce Servers

Sylvanus A. Ehikioya, Cong Zhang
Pages: 88 - 98
Electronic commerce applications have strict timing constraints on the interactions between e-commerce servers and customers. Customers prefer real-time services, which mean immediate response from the server shortly after submission of a request. This trend of demand gives e-commerce servers high pressure,...
Research Article

Parallel Implementation of Apriori Algorithm Based on MapReduce

Ning Li, Li Zeng, Qing He, Zhongzhi Shi
Pages: 89 - 96
Searching frequent patterns in transactional databases is considered as one of the most important data mining problems and Apriori is one of the typical algorithms for this task. Developing fast and efficient algorithms that can handle large volumes of data becomes a challenging task due to the large...
Research Article

Parallel Indexing Scheme for Data Intensive Applications

Kenta Funaki, Teruhisa Hochin, Hiroki Nomiya, Hideya Nakanishi
Pages: 89 - 98
This paper proposes a parallel indexing scheme of a large amount of data in order to resolve the issues about time limitation. Three kinds of computing-nodes are introduced. These are reception-nodes, representative-nodes, and normal-nodes. A reception-node receives data for insertion. A representative-node...
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On a Drawing-Frequency based Layered Canvas Mechanism for Collaborative Paper Editing Support Systems

Shinya Katayama, Takushi Goda, Shun Shiramatsu, Tadachika Ozono, Toramatsu Shintani
Pages: 91 - 99
We propose a Drawing-Frequency based Layered (DFL) Canvas approach to reduce a synchronization delay in collaborative web applications. The synchronization delay consists of a network delay and a drawing delay. The network delay is well-argued topic by various researches. We focus on the drawing delay,...
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UWB signal detection based on wavelet packet and FHN model

Bowen Chen, Lei Jiang, Qun Zhang
Pages: 93 - 100
In UWB-IR signal detection, the threshold of signal to noise ratio(SNR) limit the performance of FHN model detection method, from this point, wavelet packet is introduced into FHN model, a novel UWB-IR signal detection method based on wavelet packet and FHN model is proposed, in addition, the disadvantages...
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Polar Code Appropriateness for Ultra-Reliable and Low-Latency Use Cases of 5G Systems

Arti Sharma, Mohammad Salim
Pages: 93 - 99
Polar code is considered as a major breakthrough of past decade in channel coding area. The unprecedented performance of polar codes compelled third generation partnership project (3GPP) to adopt the polar codes for control channels functions in one of the fifth generation (5G) scenario enhanced mobile...
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Compositional Stochastic Model Checking Probabilistic Automata via Assume-guarantee Reasoning

Yang Liu, Rui Li
Pages: 94 - 107
Stochastic model checking is the extension and generalization of the classical model checking. Compared with classical model checking, stochastic model checking faces more severe state explosion problem, because it combines classical model checking algorithms and numerical methods for calculating probabilities....
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Accelerated Diffusion-Based Recommendation Algorithm on Tripartite Graphs with GPU Clusters

Jingpeng Wang, Jie Huang, Mi Li
Pages: 96 - 105
Exorbitant computation cost hinders the practical application of recommendation algorithm, especially in time-critical application scenario. Although experiments show that recommendation algorithm based on an integrated diffusion on user-item-tag tripartite graphs can significantly improve accuracy,...
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Modeling Performance of CSMA/CA with Retransmissions in Wireless Personal Area Networks

Zhongwei Zhang
Pages: 97 - 107
Despite the widespread uses in military, smart building, habitat monitoring, Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) just begun showing their superiority in the medical and healthcare domain. Facing same challenges as other applications, deployment of WPANs in medical domain exert many more stringent requirements,...
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Evaluation of A Secure Live Migration of Virtual Machines Using IPsec Implementation

Norshazrul Azman bin Sulaiman, Hideo Masuda
Pages: 99 - 108
Live migration enables administrators to perform online maintenance on host and virtual machines without interrupted service during fault occurrences. While migrating VMs between physical servers of different data centers over the network is considered, security is essential for securing the migration...
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Handoff Delay Optimization Using Hybrid Prediction Model

M R Regitha, Varghese Paul, Shailesh Sivan, Nijo Antony
Pages: 99 - 107
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Using Cryptographic Technique for Securing Route Discovery and Data Transmission from BlackHole Attack on AODV-based MANET

Seryvuth Tan, Phearin Sok, Keecheon Kim
Pages: 100 - 107
MANET is a dynamic wireless network without any infrastructures. The network is weak and vulnerable to many types of attacks including BlackHole attack. BlackHole node advertises itself as having freshest or shortest path to a specific node to absorb packets. The effect of BlackHole attack on AODV will...
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Semantic Schema Matching for String Attribute with Word Vectors and its Evaluation

Kenji Nozaki, Teruhisa Hochin, Hiroki Nomiya
Pages: 100 - 106
Instance-based schema matching is to determine the correspondences between heterogeneous databases by comparing instances. Heterogeneous databases consist of an enormous number of tables containing various attributes, causing the data heterogeneity. In such cases, it is effective to consider semantic...
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An Innovative Positioning System with Unsynchronized Interferometric Modulated Signals in Wireless Sensor Networks

Ruiling Gao, Alva Couch, Chorng Hwa Chang
Pages: 101 - 112
In this paper, we investigate the sensor localization problem and present Stochastic Radio Interferometric Positioning System with Unsynchronized Modulated Signals (SRIPS_UMS). Previous radio interferometric positioning methods have limitations include (1) strict hardware requirements for Received Signal...
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An Extended Web Displaying System based on Multiple Tablet Devices

Shota Imai, Shun Shiramatsu, Tadachika Ozono, Toramatsu Shintani
Pages: 106 - 115
We propose an extended Web displaying system based on multiple tablet devices to help users to conduct collaborative works anywhere without a large display. Users can use multiple tablet devices as a pseudo mobile large display on demand by using our system. For example, users can make discussions by...
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Design and Implementation of Dynamic Hybrid Virtual Honeypot Architecture for Attack Analysis

Yonas Kibret, Wang Yong
Pages: 108 - 123
Honeypots are dedicated machines whose aim is to delay and divert attackers away from critical resources in order to study new methods and tools used by attackers. However, when looking most of current honeypot systems are statically configured and managed. They are either low interaction honeypot or...
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Multi-Objective Optimization for Milling Operations using Genetic Algorithms under Various Constraints

Libao An, Peiqing Yang, Hong Zhang, Mingyuan Chen
Pages: 108 - 114
In this paper, the parameter optimization problem for face-milling operations is studied. A multi-objective mathematical model is developed with the purpose to minimize the unit production cost and total machining time while maximize the profit rate. The unwanted material is removed by one finishing...
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“Never fry carrots without chopping” Generating Cooking Recipes from Cooking Videos Using Deep Learning Considering Previous Process

Tatsuki Fujii, Yuichi Sei, Yasuyuki Tahara, Ryohei Orihara, Akihiko Ohsuga
Pages: 107 - 112
Research on deep-training captioning models that modify the natural-language contents of images and moving images has produced considerable results and attracted attention in recent years. In this research, we aim to generate recipe sentences from cooking videos acquired from YouTube. We treat this as...
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Integrated Usage of Heterogeneous Databases for Novice Users

Ayano Terakawa, Teruhisa Hochin, Hiroki Nomiya
Pages: 109 - 118
This paper proposes the system enabling users to use heterogeneous databases in an integrated manner without any conversion and servers. In order to treat a variety of sources in a unified manner, this system is realized by using Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) in accessing databases on the user’s...
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MLP and CNN-based Classification of Points of Interest in Side-channel Attacks

Hanwen Feng, Weiguo Lin, Wenqian Shang, Jianxiang Cao, Wei Huang
Pages: 108 - 117
A trace contains sample points, some of which contain useful information that can be used to obtain a key in side-channel attacks. We used public datasets from the ANSSI SCA Database (ASCAD) as well as SM4 traces to learn whether a trace consisting of Points of Interest (POIs) have a positive effect...
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Internet of Things in the 5G Mobile Communication System: The Optimal Number of Channels in Channel Hopping*

Gayoung Kim, Minjoong Rim
Pages: 108 - 117
One of the typical goals of the 5G mobile communication system1 is to establish an Internet of Things (IoT)2 environment in which all objects are connected to the network to generate and share information through not only mobile terminals but also mobile communication infrastructure. 5G must support...
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Measuring the Distance of Moving Objects from Big Trajectory Data

Khaing Phyo Wai, Nwe Nwe
Pages: 113 - 122
Location-based services have become important in social networking, mobile applications, advertising, traffic monitoring, and many other domains. The growth of location sensing devices has led to the vast generation of dynamic spatial-temporal data in the form of moving object trajectories which can...
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Do You Like Sclera? Sclera-region Detection and Colorization for Anime Character Line Drawings

Masashi Aizawa, Yuichi Sei, Yasuyuki Tahara, Ryohei Orihara, Akihiko Ohsuga
Pages: 113 - 120
Colorizing line drawings requires special skill, experience, and knowledge. Artists also spend a great deal of time and effort creating art. Given this background, research on automated line drawing colorization was recently conducted. However, the existing approaches present multiple problems, one of...
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System Architecture & Feature Design for Engineering a Web-based Travel Advisor System

Amir Maddah, Manolya Kavakli
Pages: 115 - 121
Many Advisor Systems have been designed and developed to assist us in decision-making, each with their strengths and weaknesses. A popular type of Advisor systems is Travel Advisor systems that assist travelers in their travel arrangements. We have designed and implemented a Travel Advisor system to...
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IntegrityMR: Exploring Result Integrity Assurance Solutions for Big Data Computing Applications

Yongzhi Wang, Jinpeng Wei, Mudhakar Srivatsa, Yucong Duan, Wencai Du
Pages: 116 - 126
Large-scale adoption of MapReduce applications on public clouds is hindered by the lack of trust on the participating virtual machines deployed on the public cloud. In this paper, we propose IntegrityMR, a multi-public clouds architecture-based solution, which performs the MapReduce-based result integrity...
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Incremental Data Migration for Multi-Database Systems Based on MySQL with SPIDER Storage Engines

Naoyuki Miyamoto, Ken Higuchi, Tatsuo Tsuji
Pages: 119 - 127
In this paper, an incremental data migration technique is evaluated in the multi-database system based on MySQL with SPIDER storage engine and the improvement of the turn-around times of other operations is proved in this systems. In this method, a large data migration is divided into small data migrations...