GADEN: A 3D Gas Dispersion Simulator for Mobile Robot Olfaction in Realistic Environments

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This work presents a simulation framework developed under the widely used Robot Operating System (ROS) to enable the validation of robotics systems and gas sensing algorithms under realistic environments. The framework is rooted in the principles Continue reading

A Probabilistic Approach to RFID-based Localization for Human-Robot Interaction in Social Robotics

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This paper describes a novel strategy to Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) tag detection for human–robot interaction (HRI) purposes. The anisotropic detection pattern of the RFID reader antenna is combined with a probabilistic algorithm to obtain Continue reading

Cloud-Enhanced Robotic System for Smart City Crowd Control

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Cloud robotics in smart cities is an emerging paradigm that enables autonomous robotic agents to communicate and collaborate with a cloud computing infrastructure. It complements the Internet of Things (IoT) by creating an expanded network Continue reading

Cardiac catheter control using actuator wire

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The main goal of this research is to design a snake-like robot arm to provide control of a cardiac catheter for use in endovascular aortic repair that is small, cheap, and easy to use. This will help increase the number of aortic aneurysms eligible Continue reading

HIBS-k sharing: Hierarchical identity-based signature key sharing for automotive

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Equipped with various sensors and intelligent systems, modern cars turn into entities with connectivity, autonomy, and safety. Car rental/car sharing is an innovative transportation concept and integral in today’s urban living. It enables users to access a fleet Continue reading

Numerical Study of Photoacoustic Pressure for Cancer Therapy

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A commonly used therapy for cancer is based on the necrosis of cells induced by heating through the illumination of nanoparticles embedded in cells. Recently, the photoacoustic pressure shock induced by the illumination pulse was proved and this points Continue reading

AgPi: Agents on Raspberry Pi

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The Raspberry Pi and its variants have brought with them an aura of change in the world of embedded systems. With their impressive computation and communication capabilities and low footprint, these devices have thrown open the possibility of realizing a network Continue reading

Design and Implementation of an IoT Access Point for Smart Home

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Network communication and micro-electro-mechanical embedded technologies have attracted much attention in recent years. Through these technologies, the capabilities of sensing, identification, and communication can be embedded in various smart Continue reading

Design and Implementation of a RF Powering Circuit for RFID Tags or Other Batteryless Embedded Devices

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A RF powering circuit used in radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags and other batteryless embedded devices is presented in this paper. The RF powering circuit harvests energy from electromagnetic waves and converts the RF energy Continue reading

Estimating the Lifetime of Wireless Sensor Network Nodes through the Use of Embedded Analytical Battery Models

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The operation of Wireless Sensor Networks ( WSN s) is subject to multiple constraints, among which one of the most critical is available energy. Sensor nodes are typically powered by electrochemical batteries. The stored energy in battery devices Continue reading