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Journal of Applied Research and Technology

June 2013 Volume 11, Number 3

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Number of articles: 14

  1. Reexamination of “Combining an alternative multi-delivery policy into economic production lot size problem with partial rework” Using an Alternative Approach

    Y-S. P. Chiu, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan; K-K. Chen, Department of Accounting, College of Management National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan; F-T. Cheng, Department of Industrial Engineering & Systems Management Feng Chia University, Taiwan; C-K. Ting, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan

    A conventional approach for solving an economic production quantity (EPQ) model with multi-delivery policy and quality assurance is to use mathematical modeling for deriving the system cost... More

    pp. 317-323

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  2. A Multiobjective Algorithm for Redistricting

    E.A. Rincón-García, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco Departamento de Sistemas; M.A. Gutiérrez-Andrade & S.G. de-los-Cobos-Silva, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica; P. Lara-Velázquez & A.S. Ponsich, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco Departamento de Sistemas; R.A. Mora-Gutiérrez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Facultad de ingeniería

    Redistricting is the redrawing of the boundaries of legislative districts for electoral purposes in such a way that the generated districts fulfill federal and state requirements such as contiguity... More

    pp. 324-330

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  3. High-Speed Decoding of the Binary Golay Code

    H.P. Lee & C.H. Chang, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Fortune Institute of Technology, Taiwan; S.I. Chu, Department of Electronic Engineering, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan

    Recently, some table-lookup decoding algorithms (TLDAs) have been used to correct the binary Golay code. This paper proposes an efficient high-speed TLDA called More

    pp. 331-337

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  4. Dynamic Self-Assessment of Supply Chains Performance: an Emerging Market Approach

    M. Cedillo-Campos, Department of Logistics and Supply Chain Management Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL), Mexico; C. Sánchez-Ramírez, Division of Research and Postgraduate Studies Instituto Tecnológico de Orizaba Av. Oriente 9, 852., Mexico

    A dynamic self-assessment of performance on supply chains operating in emerging markets is proposed. Based on well-established key performance indicators (KPI), this paper provides a decision... More

    pp. 338-347

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  5. Experimental Estimation of Slipping in the Supporting Point of a Biped Robot

    J.A. Vázquez & M. Velasco-Villa

    When developing a gait cycle on a low-friction surface, a biped robot eventually tends to slip. In general, it is common to overcome this problem by means of either slow movements or physical... More

    pp. 348-359

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  6. Computing the Euler Number of a Binary Image Based on a Vertex Codification

    J.H. Sossa-Azuela, Centro de Investigación en Computación-Instituto Politécnico Nacional Av.; R. Santiago-Montero, Instituto Tecnológico de León Av; M. Pérez-Cisneros, Departamento de Ciencias Computacionales, Universidad de Guadalajara; E. Rubio-Espino, Centro de Investigación en Computación-Instituto Politécnico Nacional Av.

    We describe a method to compute the Euler number of a binary digital image based on a codification of contour pixels of the image’s shapes. The overall procedure evolves from a set of lemmas and... More

    pp. 360-370

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  7. Grid Multiscroll Hyperchaotic Attractors Based on Colpitts Oscillator Mode with Controllable Grid Gradient and Scroll Numbers

    Fei Yu & Chunhua Wang, College of Information Science and Engineering, Hunan University, Puerto Rico; Haizhen He, School of Computer and Communication Engineering, Changsha University of Science and Technology, Puerto Rico

    Through introducing two piecewise-linear triangular wave functions in a three-dimensional spiral chaotic Colpitts oscillator model, a four-dimensional grid multiscroll hyperchaotic system is... More

    pp. 371-380

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  8. A Ranking Approach for Intuitionistic Fuzzy Numbers and its Application

    Amit Kumar & Manjot Kaur

    To the best of our knowledge very few methods have been proposed in previous studies for comparing intuitionistic fuzzy (IF) numbers. In this paper, the limitations and the shortcomings of all... More

    pp. 381-396

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  9. Dimension Estimation of Rectangular Cracks Using Impedance Changes of the Eddy Current Probe with a Neural Network

    A. Babaei, Faculty member of Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); A.A. Suratgar, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology, Arak University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); A.H. Salemi, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    In this paper a method for estimating the dimension of rectangular cracks is proposed. The use of Eddy current (EC) nondestructive testing (NDT) based on probe impedance changes on the crack... More

    pp. 397-401

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  10. Joint Power and Beam Angle Control for Energy Efficiency in Lighting Control Systems

    I. Din, Department of Electronics Engineering, University of Incheon, Korea (South); J. Kim, Ministry of Knowledge Economy, Korea (South); H. Kim, Department of Electronics Engineering, University of Incheon, Korea (South)

    This paper considers an energy-efficient utilization in lighting control systems (LCS). A joint power and beam angle control in LCS is proposed that reduces energy consumption while satisfying the ... More

    pp. 402-407

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  11. Comprehensive Comparison of Schedulability Tests for Uniprocessor Rate-Monotonic Scheduling

    Arnoldo Díaz-Ramírez, Departamento de Sistemas y Computación Instituto Tecnológico de Mexicali Mexicali; Pedro Mejía-Alvarez, Departamento de Computación CINVESTAV-IPN; Luis E. Leyva-del-Foyo, Departamento de Tecnologías de la Información Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

    Schedulability conditions are used in real-time systems to verify the fulfillment of the temporal constraints of task sets. In this paper, a performance analysis is conducted for the best-known... More

    Language: Español/Spanish

    pp. 408-436

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  12. Improved Detection Performance of Cognitive Radio Networks in AWGN and Rayleigh Fading Environments

    Ying Loong Lee, Faculty of Engineering Multimedia University, Malaysia; Wasan Kadhim Saad, Department of Electronics, Electrical and System Engineering Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia; Ayman Abd El-Saleh & Mahamod Ismail, Faculty of Engineering Multimedia University, Malaysia

    Cognitive radios (CRs) have been recently emerging as prime candidates to enhance spectral efficiency by exploiting spectrum-aware systems which can reliably monitor licensed users’ activities. CR ... More

    pp. 437-446

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  13. Loose Coupling Based Reference Scheme for Shop Floor-Control System/Production-Equipment Integration

    J. Acosta-Cano, División de Estudios de Posgrado Instituto Tecnológico de Chihuahua Chihuahua; F. Sastrón-Báguena, División de Ingeniería de Sistemas y Automática (DISAM)

    Coupling shop floor software system (SFS) with the set of production equipment (SPE) becomes a complex task. It involves open and proprietary standards, information and communication technologies... More

    pp. 447-469

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  14. Optical Switching and Spatial Routing by a Delay-Controlled Optical Emitter

    A. Ramírez, R. Gómez & A. Zehe

    Semiconductor Laser or Light Emitting Diodes, (LEDs) as active elements of optical switches or spatial routing devices are widely used in integrated optical circuitry. Electro-optic, magneto-optic,... More

    pp. 470-477

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