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Vol. 29 No. 11
Special Issue on Advanced Sensing Technology for Smart Manufacturing

Guest Editor: Chien-Hung Liu (National Chung Hsing University)

Preface

  • An inexpensive optical measurement device for spindle error measurement, which has three degrees of freedom (3DOF) and is integrated with the Internet of things (IoT), is presented. The device us ... Read More

  • The saliency map of an image provides useful information regarding the region of interest. In this paper, the normalized saliency map, called the saliency histogram, is used as a valid probabilit ... Read More

  • In this paper, the effects of loading capacity and sliding speed on the tribology properties of composite films formed by a high-concentration MoS2 additive and the biopolymer hydroxypropyl methy ... Read More

  • The MapReduce programming model is designed to process large data sets based on parallel computing among multiple computer nodes (CNs). Because the data size is considerably increased (data are c ... Read More

  • In this study, we propose the use of a home energy aware system (HEAS) and an intuitive user interface to help household occupants to be aware of the states of different types of power generation ... Read More

  • In this study, a novel 80–100 V multiple reduced surface field (RESURF) lateral doublediffused metal oxide semiconductor (LDMOS) transistor with shallow trench isolation (STI) on both sides of ... Read More

  • In this research, we present the first successful preparation of polyaniline/gamma-alumina nanocomposites towards their use in anticorrosive coatings. Polyaniline/gamma-alumina nanocomposites hav ... Read More

  • Object 3D model creation is a difficult task and it typically requires professional modeling tools or devices. For nonexpert users who want to create simple 3D applications, these approaches are ... Read More

  • In this paper, we present an automatic monitoring system for an industrial catalytic reduction method to deal with the needs in the analysis of the efficiency of emissions of dichlorophenol and v ... Read More

  • We studied the bacterial inactivation effects of conventional and decorative light-emitting diode (LED) lamps. We used erythrosine and toluidine blue O as photosensitizers, mixed them with bacter ... Read More

  • In this research, an intelligent maintenance scheduling system for gaining the maximum performance of a solar-energy-generating system is proposed. In the system, the particle swarm optimization ... Read More

  • In this paper, the cuticle characteristics of hair after oil treatment are discussed and analyzed. Hair lubrication mechanics were measured through atomic force microscopy (AFM), friction force m ... Read More

  • In this paper, we present a novel machine-vision-based autoclassifying system for peaberry (PB) and flat beans (FB) of coffee. The system comprises an inlet–outlet mechanism, machinevision hard ... Read More

  • A series of NaSr1−x−yPO4:xTb3+:yCe3+ (x = 0.04) phosphors doped with Ce3+ at different concentrations were synthesized by microwave-assisted sintering. The crystal structure and luminescent p ... Read More

  • In this work, an experimental investigation of thermal strain caused by electrical discharge machining on a stainless-steel (SUS430) plate using digital image correlation is proposed. A speckle p ... Read More

  • In this study, a real-time electromyography (EMG)-triggered controller for a pneumatic artificial muscle (PAM) actuated lower limb rehabilitation robot is proposed. To make the rehabilitation tas ... Read More

  • PbTe and Sb2Te3, two of the most common thermoelectric materials, have stable mid- and high-temperature thermoelectric properties. Both can be tuned as either N-type or P-type semiconductors. The ... Read More

  • In this study, a smart automatic health status diagnosis and monitoring scheme for an integrated-circuit-piezoelectric (IEPE)-type accelerometer is presented. In China Steel Corporation (CSC), IE ... Read More

  • People with gait movement problems usually need the assistance of a knee orthosis device. A well-designed active or semiactive knee orthosis (SAKO) device can provide proper resistance torque to ... Read More


S&M1441

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1441
Three Degrees-of-Freedom Optical Spindle Error Motion Measurement Device
Hau-Wei Lee, Jr-Rung Chen, Bing-Lin Ho, and Chi-Chang Wang
pp. 1471-1481
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1656
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1442

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1442
Image Resizing in Saliency Histogram Domain
Hsi-Chin Hsin, Chien-Kun Su, and Yueh-Chi Chen
pp. 1483-1490
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1657
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1443

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1443
Parameter Effect on Tribology Performance of Biopolymer Composite Green Lubricant
Shih-Chen Shi and Jhen-Yu-Wu
pp. 1491-1496
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1658
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1444

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1444
Context-Aware Task Assignment for MapReduce in Heterogeneous Clouds
Wei-Tsung Su, Wei-Fan Pan, and Chao-Chun Chen
pp. 1497-1512
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1659
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1445

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1445
A Smart Grid-Based Home Energy Aware System
Shang Yuan Chen and Zhen Lun Hu
pp. 1513-1522
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1660
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1446

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1446
80–100 V Low-Side Lateral Double-Diffused Metal Oxide Semiconductor Device with Sided Isolation of 0.35 um CMOS-Compatible Process
Shao-Ming Yang, Gene Sheu, and Chirag Aryadeep
pp. 1523-1529
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1661
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1447

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1447
Effective Corrosion Protection Coatings of Polyaniline/Gamma-Alumina Nanocomposites
Yuan-Fu Yu, Parthiban Venkatesan, and Kuo-Yi Huang
pp. 1531-1544
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1662
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1448

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1448
Augmented-Reality-Based 3D Modeling System Using Tangible Interface
Chin-Hung Teng and Shueh-Shih Peng
pp. 1545-1554
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1703
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1449

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1449
Control System for Dichlorophenol and Volatile Organic Compound Catalytic Reduction Performance Analysis
Ming-Sen Hu and Liang-Hsiu Chen
pp. 1555-1568
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1704
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1450

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1450
Evaluation of Photodynamic Inactivation Efficiency Using Conventional and Decorative Light-Emitting Diode Lamps
Shih-Chen Shi and Wen-Ke Huang
pp. 1569-1577
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1705
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1451

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1451
Intelligent Maintenance Scheduling System for Maximum Performance of Solar Energy Generating System
Chung-Chi Huang
pp. 1579-1588
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1706
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1452

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1452
Material characteristics of hair cuticles after hair oil treatments
Chia-Ling Chang, Tsung-Han Ho, and Te-Hua Fang
pp. 1589-1597
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1707
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1453

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1453
Development of Novel Autoclassifying System Based on Machine Vision
Kuo-Yi Huang and Ya-Ting Tu
pp. 1599-1605
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1708
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1454

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1454
Crystal Structure and Luminescent Properties of Tb3+, Ce3+ Co-doped NaSrPO4 Phosphors Prepared by Microwave Sintering
Kun-Hsien Chen, Min-Hang Weng, Cheng-Tang Pan, and Ru-Yuan Yang
pp. 1607-1614
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1709
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1455

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1455
Experimental Investigation of Thermal Strain Caused by Electrical Discharge Machining on Stainless Steel SUS430
Chao-Ching Ho, Yuan-Jen Chang, Jin-Chen Hsu, Chia-Lung Kuo, and Fu-Chen Huang
pp. 1615-1623
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1735
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1456

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1456
Pneumatic Artificial Muscle Actuated Robot for Lower Limb Rehabilitation Triggered by Eelectromyography Signals Using Discrete Wavelet Transformation and Support Vector Machines
Chih-Jer Lin, Ho-Chiao Chuang, Chao-Wei Hsu, and Chin-Sheng Chen
pp. 1625-1636
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1736
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1457

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1457
Effects of Annealing Temperature on the Thermoelectric Properties and Microstructure of Ag0.6Pb18Sb5Te20
Tao-Hsing Chen, Shiang-An Tsai, and Ting-Yang Zeng
pp. 1637-1643
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1737
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1458

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1458
Graphical Histogram Algorithm for Integrated-Circuit-Piezoelectric-Type Accelerometer for Health Condition Diagnosis and Monitoring
Chao-Chung Peng, Chih-Hsiang Kuo, and Chung-Yung Wu
pp. 1645-1656
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1738
Published on November 24, 2017
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S&M1459

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1459
Gait Identification by Inertial Sensors for Control of Adaptive Knee Orthosis Device
Yaojung Shiao, Ting-Yue Chang, and Chien-Hung Lai
pp. 1657-1665
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2017.1739
Published on November 24, 2017
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Guest editor, Yu-Lin Wang (National Tsing Hua University)


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