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Volume-3 Issue-4: Published on March 15, 2015
Volume-3 Issue-4: Published on March 15, 2015
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V. Gokula Krishnan, N. Sankar Ram

Paper Title:

A Cost Effective RSU Placement Strategy for Secured Communication in VANET

Abstract: Vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs) enable vehicles to communicate with each other but require efficient and robust routing protocols for their success. In this proposed system, we exploit the infrastructure of Road Side units (RSUs) to efficiently and reliably route packets in VANETs. This system operates by using vehicles to carry and forward messages from a source vehicle to carry and forward messages from a source vehicle to a nearby RSU and, if needed, route these messages through the RSU network and, finally   send them from an RSU to the destination vehicle. In that proposed system is mostly critical for users who are far apart and want to communicate using their vehicles' onboard units. It accounts for both access patterns in our placement strategy and formulate this placement problem via an integer linear programming model such that the aggregate throughput in the network can be maximized. The performance of proposed system evaluated using the ns2 simulation platform. The results show that proposed strategy leads to the best performance as compared with the uniformly distributed placement and the hot spot placement. More importantly, this solution needs the least number of RSUs to achieve the maximal aggregate throughput in the network, indicating that our proposed system is indeed a cost effective yet highly efficient placement strategy for vehicular networks.

Vehicular ad hoc Network (VANET), Roadside units (RSU), Distributed hash table (DHT), Dedicated short communication (DSR), Capacity Maximization Placement (CMP).


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Bahaaeldin Sadagah

Paper Title:

Remedial Measures against Combined Debris Flows and Rockfalls Hazards along Part of a Mountainous Road, Western Saudi Arabia

Abstract: Construction of the mountain roads in western Saudi Arabia is one of the most challenging missions. Many problems faced before, during and after construction of the roads. Inhomogeneous rock masses, structural settings, steep slopes, sharp cliffs and geomorphological constraints are the obvious obstacles to safe mountainous roads. Al-Hada mountain road is almost 22 km long subjected to frequent rockfalls, usually after rainfalls. A huge accumulation of debris formed due to slope failures and rockfalls through years, dropping from almost 100 m above the highway alignment. This accumulation started to move soon due to rainfall, stabilized by benches and shotcrete. The RocFall computer program utilized to analyze the event regarding modeling and mitigation. Study on the debris content properties performed. Parameters such as rock blocks size, initiation point, kinetic energy, and geomorphology are the major factors determining the destructive effect of the combined rockfall and debris flows events on the road. Debris flows barriers and rockfall meshes are the remedial measures recommended according to the site constraints and modeling process.

Al-Hada road, rockfalls, debris flows, rainfalls.


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6.        B.H. Sadagah, “Remedial measures and modeling of rockfall problems along part of a mountainous road, western Saudi Arabia,” International Journal of Innovative Science and Modern Engineering™ (IJISME), Vol. 2, Issue 6, pp: 23-29, 2014.

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S. Sudha, V. Kanniga

Paper Title:

Star-in-Coloring of Arbitrary Supersubdivision of Graphs and the Splitting Graphs

Abstract: In this paper, we have shown that the arbitrary supersubdivision of a path, a cycle, a fan graph, a wheel graph, a helm graph and a gear graph by a complete bi-partite graph  for any  admits star-in-coloring. In addition, we have proved the fan graph and the splitting graph of a path, a cycle and a fan graph also admit star-in-coloring. 2000 Mathematics Subject Classification: 05C15, 05C20.

Star-in-coloring, splitting graph, fan graph, wheel graph, helm graph, gear graph.


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Monther Bsoul, Khaldoun Bsoul, Samy M. Ghania

Paper Title:

Role of Productivity in Quality Management

Abstract: The aim of this paper is analyzing the issues of the productivity using quality management. It should be mentioned that operating companies have to meet the different needs of men. Satisfying this, it is possible only if it arises a number of measures called resources which can freely made. The state of resources and their execution express the strength or weakens of competitive enterprises.   Knowing the state of enterprise resources makes it is easy to track called circle of      “areas of strength and weakness of the company”. This paper introduces the role of productivity in quality managements in different typical companies in Poland. It presents the quality improvement percentage and its relation with the productivity.

Satisfying, arises, weakens, productivity.


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Ch. V. N. Sanyasi Rao, Tiruveedula Gopi Krishna

Paper Title:

Oracle Internals Tips and Technical Trips

Abstract: The Study or knowledge of internal structures of Oracle is necessary for an advanced performance tuning and trouble-shooting. To understand Oracle Optimizes these internal structures are useful. Oracle uses hidden parameters also. It is advisable to know them but not to play with them. Understanding online backup functionality the knowledge of internals helps a lot. Oracle documentation on tuning the database, a good reading helps to Improve Database Performance. This paper describes oracle internals mainly into the following aspects such as parsing oracle statements, locks contention internals, cursor sharing internals, soring operations Internals and shared pool internals.

Oracle internals; parsing; lock contention; cursor sharing; shared pool.








Muhammad Sadiq Sahari, Abu Khari A’ain, Ian A. Grout

Paper Title:

Scalable Antirandom Testing (SAT)

Abstract: Antirandom testing approach requires large input space and complex test vector generation algorithm when used on circuit under test (CUT) with large number of inputs. In this work, we proposed a novel and simple approach of Antirandom sequence generation by using the least significant bit (LSB) of the test vector as a reference to generate the next test vector. Fault simulations on ISCAS’85 benchmark circuits shown that a high fault coverage for combinational logic circuits has been obtained. Another attractive feature of the proposed technique is the scalable of the algorithm that can be generate test vectors in short time even for CUT with large number of inputs.

Keywords: Integrated Circuit (IC) Testing, Built-in self-test (BIST), Test Pattern Generation (TPG), Pseudorandom Testing and Antirandom Testing.


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Nguyen Minh Duc, Nguyen Tuan Linh, Nguyen Duc Thuan

Paper Title:

New Approach to Designing Reliable Circuit for Acquiring Impedance Cardiography Signal (ICG)

Abstract: Impedance Cardiography (ICG) is a non-invasive method which can continuously monitoring cardiac activities. By measuring the changes of thoracic impedance (∆Z) during a cardiac cycle, many Hemodynamic parameters can be calculated such as Stroke Volume (SV), Cardiac Output (CO), Total Fluid Content (TFC) and so on, that are impossibly derived using solely ECG. However, the accuracy of this method is still a problem. One of the major causes comes from the analog system that acquires and processes the input signals, in which ∆Z is too small compared to noises. Some common drawbacks were found in some ICG measurement devices, including non-optimal demodulation method, cut-off frequency being to low, DC noises and analog differentiation. Therefore, ICG signals often lose its higher frequency components, that are maybe related to a certain cardiac symptom. On this paper, we propose a new design that can ensure acquiring completely thoracic impedance signals (including the impedance change - ∆Z and the base impedance - Z_0), that has a bandwidth of being up to 50Hz, without distorting the signal. This new design was experimented with simulated signals to evaluate the system's accuracy and efficiency. Specifically, amplitude-modulated sine, containing both AC and DC components with various amplitudes corresponding with ∆Z and Z_0, were used in the first experiment. Then, simulated Electrocardiography (ECG) and Electromyography (EMG) were used for evaluating the capability of this new system when dealing with a small physiological signal. The frequency spectrums of the input and output signals were measured consecutively 20 times and compared to each other after each measurement. The positive results, which were expressed by average value and the corresponding standard deviation (SD) of Pearson correlation and a predefined parameter called Spectrum Amplitude Error (SAD), exhibited the high accuracy and reliability of this new system.

Impedance Cardiography (ICG), Impedances changes (∆Z), Base impedance (Z_0), simulated signals, demodulation, Biomedical toolkit.


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Anthony Nkem Ede, Olatunbosu Adaramola, Oluwarotimi Micheal Olofinnade

Paper Title:

Modelling, Analysis and Design of a Multi-Storey Helipad-Car Park: a Proposal for Canaan Land

Abstract: The rapid growth of urbanization and the ever increasing population of urban centers in modern age of today, has brought about increase in the use of cars, roads and other transportation facilities. This singular factor has created constrains on traffic management system and parking of cars in most of these areas. That is why new innovations and technology need to be put in place to help address this issue and reduce some of the constrains on traffic management system of urban centers and also help improve their parking system. One of these innovations is the introduction of multi-storey car park. The multi-storey car park is one major innovation put in place to help with traffic management system of urban centers in most developed countries and introducing this kind of innovation into the developing countries such as Nigeria would help the traffic management system of major urban centers, bring less environmental hazards with the attendant social and economic gains for the society. That is why this research aims at the modelling, analysis and design  of a multi-storey car park which would improve the traffic management of a functional modern society like that of Canaan land. Autodesk Revit and Robot soft wares are adopted and the results obtained are promising and replicable.

Helipad Design, Modelling, Multi-Storey Car Park, Structural Analysis, Structural Design, Traffic Challenges, Urbanization. 


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