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Vol.29 No. 7(2)
Special Issue on the International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technology Innovation 2016 (IMETI2016) (2)

Guest Editor: Wen-Hsiang Hsieh (National Formosa University)



  • The calibration of temperature sensors with different tolerances is investigated to evaluate the effect of a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) on the performance of a PCR chip. Two types of thermis ... Read More

  • The titanium nitride–aluminum oxide–silicon nitride–silicon oxide–silicon devices with a high-k aluminum oxide as a charge-blocking layer (TANOS) could be candidates for n ... Read More

  • In this paper, we present a queue-state-based parent selection (QSPS) algorithm for large-scale wireless sensor networks (WSNs), which is designed to alleviate packet loss caused by traffic conce ... Read More

  • Full-duplex (FD) communication is a promising technology for increasing the wireless capacity of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) for Internet of Things (IoT) services. However, the theoretical th ... Read More

  • For optical image stabilization (OIS) and autofocusing (AF) camera modules, power efficiency and size are two of the most important characteristics. Therefore, in this paper, we propose a novel v ... Read More

  • In this paper, we investigate the model of multicamera, multisensor surveillance networks. To accomplish context awareness in wide area surveillance, several reasoning agents are distributed to a ... Read More

  • Based on Internet and ZigBee wireless sensor networks, in this paper, we describe a novel power-monitoring system architecture that makes the mobile deployment of power-monitoring points quite ea ... Read More

  • Footprints found at a crime scene are very difficult to use to narrow the scope of identifying a suspect or to clarify the direction of an investigation. 3D scanning (microscopic), which could be ... Read More

  • In this paper, we present a low-noise CMOS temperature sensor with an on-chip digital calibration circuit. The low-voltage bandgap reference circuit is designed to generate current proportional t ... Read More

  • Highly efficient data computation and transmission are necessary to implement the high-performance analysis of real-time neural signals. In a previous study, a zero-crossing feature (ZCF) was pro ... Read More

  • A wireless sensor network (WSN) is a wireless network consisting of spatially distributed autonomous devices using sensor nodes in a wide range of applications. However, the reliability of a WSN ... Read More

  • In this study, we developed a contact-type fiber-optic temperature sensor (CFOTS) for remote and real-time measurements of water temperature. The CFOTS consisted of a sensing probe, a transmittin ... Read More

  • Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are bio-electrochemical transducers that produce electrical energy by the decomposition of organic matter with the aid of microorganisms. Through the transfer of elect ... Read More

  • In this paper, we propose a new haptic telepresence system for individuals with visual impairments (VIs) using a red-green-blue-depth (RGB-D) sensor and a haptic device. Recent improvements in RG ... Read More

  • People seek a comfortable and safe living environment, but accidents such as home invasions, gas leaks, and fire often occur in our environment. Thus, a security system for disaster prevention an ... Read More

  • Research on the center of gravity (COG) of the body has wide applications in academic, medical, and other related fields. However, common devices are bulky, expensive, or inconvenient. In additio ... Read More


S&M1386

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1386
Calibration of Temperature Sensors with Different Tolerances for Polymerase Chain Reaction Chips
Chan-Young Park, Seul-Bit-Na Koo, Jae-Hyeon Cho, Yu-Seop Kim, Hye-Jeong Song, and Jong-Dae Kim
pp. 961-968
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1548
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1387

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1387
A Nonvolatile TID Radiation Sensor Using TANOS for High Response and Good Data Retention
Wen-Ching Hsieh, Fuh-Cheng Jong, Hao-Tien Daniel Lee, and Shich-Chuan Wu
pp. 969-976
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1600
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1388

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1388
Queue State-Based Parent Selection Algorithm for Large-Scale WSNs
Jung-Hyok Kwon, Hwi-Ho Lee, Youngwoong Ko, Jai-Jin Jung, Eui-Jik Kim, and Cheong Hoon Seo
pp. 977-982
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1564
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1389

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1389
Early Error Detection Strategy for Full-Duplex Communication in WSNs
Tae-Yoon Kim, Dongwan Kim, Jung-Hyok Kwon, and Eui-Jik Kim
pp. 983-988
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1565
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1390

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S&M1390
Design of Miniaturized Optical Image Stabilization and Autofocusing Camera Module for Cellphones
Yu-Hao Chang, Chieh-Jung Lu, Chien-Sheng Liu, De-Shin Liu, Shih-Han Chen, Tse-Wei Liao, Wen-Yang Peng, and Cheng-Hsuan Lin
pp. 989-995
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1599
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1391

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1391
Efficient Cooperative Inference Architecture for Reasoning Agents in Context-aware Surveillance Networks
Soo-Mi Yang
pp. 997-1003
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1601
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1392

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1392
Development of a Novel Power Monitoring System using Internet and Wireless Sensor Network Technologies
Shih-Sung Lin, Chien-Wu Lan, Ping-Nan Chen, Min-Hsiung Hung, Kuang-Hsiung Tan, Ya-Hui Wu, and Jo-Yen Nieh
pp. 1005-1015
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1598
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1393

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1393
Study of the Single Point Laser 3D Footprint Detecting System at a Crime Scene
Nan Pan and Lifeng Kan
pp. 1017-1023
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1547
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1394

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1394
Low Noise CMOS Temperature Sensor with On-Chip Digital Calibration
Yunjong Park, Hyungseup Kim, Youngwoon Ko, Yeongjin Mun, Sangmin Lee, Ji-Hoon Kim and Hyoungho Ko
pp. 1025-1030
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1550
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1395

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1395
Real-Time Neural Signal Sensing and Spike Sorting System Using Modified Zero-Crossing Feature with Highly Efficient Data Computation and Transmission
Sungjin Oh, Sungmin Han, and Inchan Youn
pp. 1031-1042
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1552
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1396

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1396
Fault Diagnosis Agreement in Wireless Sensor Network
Shu-Ching Wang, Kuo-Qin Yan, and Shun-Sheng Wang
pp. 1043-1048
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1602
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1397

Letter Paper of Special Issue

S&M1397
Development and comparison of fiber-optic water temperature sensors with different sized metal caps
Rinah Kim, Han Young Joo, and Joo Hyun Moon
pp. 1049-1053
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1567
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1398

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1398
2D Numerical Physical Model Setting for Three Kinds of Electron Transferring Pathway in Microbial Fuel Cells
Tzu-Hsuan Lan, Wei-Mon Yan, Sangeetha Thangavel, Yun-Ting Ou, Chin-Tsan Wang, and Yung-Chin Yang
pp. 1055-1060
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1593
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1399

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1399
Haptic Telepresence System for Individuals with Visual Impairments
Yeongil Ryu and Eun-Seok Ryu
pp. 1061-1067
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1594
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1400

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1400
Fusion Algorithm Based Security System with Multiple Sensors
Kuo-Hsien Hsia and Jr-Hung Guo
pp. 1069-1080
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1597
Published on July 26, 2017
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S&M1401

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1401
Detection Method of Human Three-Dimensional Body Center of Gravity Based on Inclinometer Network
Jin-Zhuang Xiao, Zhi-Fang Yang, Hong-Rui Wang, and Xin-Cai Yang
pp. 1081-1088
http://dx.doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1592
Published on July 26, 2017
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