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Vol. 31 No. 3(3)
Special Issue on Advanced Materials on Sensors and Sensing Fields

Guest Editor: Teen-Hang Meen (National Formosa University)

Preface

  • Underwater sensor networks have received extensive attention owing to their promise for application to marine exploration, submarine navigation, and pollution monitoring. In an open ocean underw ... Read More

  • The goal of this paper is to binarize quick response (QR) codes with basic image processing methods, so that they can be well recognized in extreme cases. In this paper, we avoid the complex com ... Read More

  • The main goal of this study is to develop a simplified state observer for a four-dimensional hyperchaotic Lü attractor implemented by a circuit system. The elements of the state vector can be f ... Read More

  • The tumor biomarker test used for the early diagnosis of ovarian cancer is a relatively simple test using blood. In previous studies, an optimal combination of 2 or 3 biomarkers from 16 cancer b ... Read More

  • To achieve a successful sea voyage, an effective path planning algorithm plays an important role in avoiding vessel collisions in an autonomous surface vessel design . This algorithm depends on ... Read More

  • In multimedia imaging/video compression systems, the block-based discrete cosine transform (BDCT) is widely applied to conversion and compression. During the quantization of compression, after p ... Read More

  • With advances in technology, motion sensing has been applied in a wide range of devices. The system used for motion sensing captures images via a camera and analyzes the acquired images, also k ... Read More

  • Existing health promotion systems (HPSs) have some shortcomings, such as lacking in the ability to plan exercise prescriptions (EPs) for individuals automatically, difficulty in acquiring in a ti ... Read More

  • The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) is a ship that excavates sediments from the sea bottom while sailing. Soil properties have a strong effect on the dredging process. The parameter with ... Read More

  • With wide applications of the radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in areas such as the supply chain, warehouse management, and so on, the privacy and security of RFID gradually becom ... Read More

  • The development of the Internet and various communication technologies has led to novel innovations, with a variety of social networks and smart terminals prevailing, which has created a vast amo ... Read More

  • Over the years, environmental changes have made people focus their attention on the quality of their surrounding areas and work environment. However, there are some dangerous substances in areas ... Read More

  • For tool machinery, the most crucial factor affecting the machining precision is thermal deformation. Thus far, the most popular method of reducing thermal deformation has been considered as the ... Read More

  • In this paper, we present a method that combines an improved dynamic window approach (IDWA) and an artificial potential field to avoid obstacles for autonomous wheeled robots with HyperOmni Visio ... Read More

  • According to a recent World Health Organization report, people living in rural areas often lack access to medical resources and need to travel long distances to hospitals for medical treatment ... Read More

  • Friction welding (FRW) was used to weld 700-MPa-grade fine-grained steel and the changes in the microstructure state of the joints after low-temperature tempering treatment were analyzed. The re ... Read More

  • Face tile installation materials mainly comprise concrete, cement mortars, an adhesive layer, face tiles, and a face tile sealing layer. Problems in any of the aforementioned parts result in a p ... Read More

  • In this study, a zinc oxide (ZnO) film was deposited by sputtering on an indium tin oxide (ITO) glass substrate. ZnO nanorods were then grown on the film by the hydrothermal method, then assembl ... Read More

  • A thermo-elastic-plastic finite element model was employed to simulate and analyze the effects of high-power parameters on the laser heat treatment of AISI 1045 steel. Tempering effects of multi ... Read More


S&M1819

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1819
Underwater Sensor Network Deployment Algorithm Using Density-based Spatial Clustering of Applications with Noise
Hui Wang, Tingcheng Chang, Yexian Fan, and Zhiliang Li
pp. 845-858
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2159
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1820

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1820
Quick Response Code Binary Research based on Basic Image Processing
Yun Wu, Shaoyong Yu, and Mei Yang
pp. 859-871
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2165
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1821

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1821
Simplified State Observer of Hyperchaotic Lü Attractor with One Voltage-sensed Signal
Chi-Hsin Yang, Hui-Cun Shen, Kun-Chieh Wang, and Hong-Yi Chen
pp. 873-881
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2224
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1822

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1822
Performance Improvement of Ovarian Cancer Classification Model Using Multiple Biomarkers and Menopause Information
Hye-Jeong Song, Min-Sun Kyung, Eun-Suk Yang, Jong-Dae Kim, Chan-Young Park, and Yu-Seop Kim
pp. 883-888
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2095
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1823

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1823
Path Planning for Unmanned Surface Vessels with Multisensor Fusion Design
Yung Hsiang Chen, Yung Yue Chen, and Joe Ming Yang
pp. 889-903
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2161
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1824

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1824
Hardware Architecture Design for High-Performance H.264/AVC Deblocking Filter
Xiaodong Zheng, Wei Zhu, Shaoyong Yu, and Jinpeng Wu
pp. 905-922
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2163
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1825

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1825
High-performance Gesture Recognition System
Yun Wu, Shaoyong Yu, and Mei Yang
pp. 923-937
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2164
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1826

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1826
Development of a Novel Health Promotion System Based on Wireless Sensor Network and Cloud Computing
Shih-Sung Lin and Jia-Jun Lin
pp. 939-952
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2218
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1827

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1827
Online Estimation of Soil Grain Diameter during Dredging of Hopper Dredger by Continuous-discrete Feedback Particle Filter
Zhen Su, Zhao-Xu Zhou, Meng-Hong Yu, Wei Yuan, and Jing-Qi Fu
pp. 953-968
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2220
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1828

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1828
Improved Privacy-preserving Authorized Out Authentication Protocols
Jinbin Zheng and Fangguo Zhang
pp. 969-979
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2221
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1829

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1829
Analysis of Differences in User Behavior Based on a Variety of Online Social Networks
Fenglian Jiang, Wencan Tong, and Liming Huang
pp. 981-991
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2222
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1830

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1830
Study on Environmental Parameters and Wearing Electrocardiogram
Yang-Han Lee, Hsien-Wei Tseng, Yu-De Liao, Ting-Wei Lin, Yi-Lun Chen, and Ying-Sen Ho
pp. 993-1006
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2223
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1831

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1831
Temperature Sensing and Two-stage Integrated Modeling of the Thermal Error for a Computer-numerical Control Swiss-type Turning Center
Kun-Chieh Wang, Hui-Cun Shen, Chi-Hsin Yang, and Hong-Yi Chen
pp. 1007-1020
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2225
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1832

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1832
Obstacle Avoidance of Mobile Robot Based on HyperOmni Vision
Shih-An Li, Li-Hsiang Chou, Tsung-Han Chang, Chao-Hsu Yang, and Yu-Cheng Chang
pp. 1021-1036
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2226
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1833

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1833
An Internet-of-Things-based Sensing Rural Medical Care System
Chin-Ling Chen, Yong-Yuan Deng, Chin-Feng Lee, Shunzhi Zhu, Yi-Jui Chiu, Chih-Ming Wu
pp. 1037-1063
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2227
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1834

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1834
Properties and Tempering Stability of Friction-welded Joints of 700-MPa-grade Fine-grained Steel
Runchang Liu, Cheng Yang, Yuwei Sun, and Long Zhao
pp. 1065-1070
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2158
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1835

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1835
Discussion on the Material Factors for Falling of Face Tile
Wei-Ling Hsu, Chen-Chung Liu, Yan-Chyuan Shiau, Chao-Lung Wang, and Wen-Chin Lin
pp. 1071-1081
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2219
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1836

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1836
ZnO Nanogenerator Prepared from ZnO Nanorods Grown by Hydrothermal Method
Chih-Cheng Chen, Tung-Lung Wu, Teen-Hang Meen, Chao-Yang Chen, Che-Hsiang Su, Jenn-Kai Tsai, Chun-Ying Lee, Chun-Hsien Lee, and Day-Shan Liu
pp. 1083-1089
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2228
Published on March 29, 2019
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S&M1837

Research Paper of Special Issue

S&M1837
Tempering Effects of Multitrack Laser Surface Heat Treatment of AISI 1045 Steel
Chi-Liang Kung, Hao-En Shih, Chao-Ming Hsu, and Cheng-Yi Chen
pp. 1091-1103
https://doi.org/10.18494/SAM.2019.2229
Published on March 29, 2019
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