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  1. Content type: Research

    Emerging technological advances in wireless communication and networking have led to the design of large scale networks and small sensor units with minimal power requirements and multifunctional processing. Th...

    Authors: Hana Rhim, Karim Tamine, Ryma Abassi, Damien Sauveron and Sihem Guemara

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:30

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    Due to object recognition accuracy limitations, unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) must perceive their environments for local path planning and object avoidance. To gather high-precision information about the UGV...

    Authors: Wei Song, Shuanghui Zou, Yifei Tian, Simon Fong and Kyungeun Cho

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:29

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  3. Content type: Research

    This article describes the design and verification of the indirect method of predicting the course of CO2 concentration (ppm) from the measured temperature variables Tindoor (°C) and the relative humidity rHindoo...

    Authors: Jan Vanus, Jaroslav Machac, Radek Martinek, Petr Bilik, Jan Zidek, Jan Nedoma and Michal Fajkus

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:28

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    Research and education through computer simulation has been actively conducted in various scientific and engineering fields including computational science engineering. Accordingly, there have been a lot of at...

    Authors: Young-Kyoon Suh and Ki Yong Lee

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:27

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  5. Content type: Research

    Efficient resource management in dynamic cloud computing is receiving more and more attentions. Many works are still ongoing, since federated cloud computing is an open environment. We present in this paper a ...

    Authors: Sofiane Kemchi, Abdelhafid Zitouni and Mahieddine Djoudi

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:26

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  6. Content type: Research

    Online social networks have become demanded ways for users to show themselves and connect and share information with each other among these social networks. Facebook is the most popular social network. Persona...

    Authors: Alireza Souri, Shafigheh Hosseinpour and Amir Masoud Rahmani

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:24

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  7. Content type: Research

    In the new era of the Internet of Things (IoT), all information related to the environment, things and humans is connected to networks. Humans, too, can be considered an integral part of the IoT ecosystem. The...

    Authors: Pradip Kumar Sharma, Jung Hyun Ryu, Kyung Yeob Park, Jin Ho Park and Jong Hyuk Park

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:23

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  8. Content type: Research

    In recent years, situation awareness has been recognised as a critical part of effective decision making, in particular for crisis management. One way to extract value and allow for better situation awareness ...

    Authors: Charlie Kingston, Jason R. C. Nurse, Ioannis Agrafiotis and Andrew Burke Milich

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:22

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  9. Content type: Research

    Each software application running on Android powered devices consists of application components that communicate with each other to support application’s functionality for enhanced user experience of mobile co...

    Authors: Wilayat Khan, Habib Ullah, Aakash Ahmad, Khalid Sultan, Abdullah J. Alzahrani, Sultan Daud Khan, Mohammad Alhumaid and Sultan Abdulaziz

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:21

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  10. Content type: Research

    Reliability and high availability have always been a major concern in distributed systems. Providing highly available and reliable services in cloud computing is essential for maintaining customer confidence a...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Mesbahi, Amir Masoud Rahmani and Mehdi Hosseinzadeh

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:20

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  11. Content type: Research

    For better life, medical and IT technology are converging and data plays a key role in this convergence. Data in the medical field is information about humans, and these data are sensitive. Because this type o...

    Authors: Jaedong Lee, Jipmin Jung, Phillip Park, Seunghyun Chung and Hyosoung Cha

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:19

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  12. Content type: Research

    In wireless sensor networks, the high density of node’s distribution will result in transmission collision and energy dissipation of redundant data. To resolve the above problems, an energy-efficient sleep sch...

    Authors: Runze Wan, Naixue Xiong and Nguyen The Loc

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:18

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  13. Content type: Research

    The cognitive radio relay plays a vital role in cognitive radio networking (CRN), as it can improve the cognitive sum rate, extend the coverage, and improve the spectral efficiency. However, cognitive relay ai...

    Authors: Md Sipon Miah, Michael Schukat and Enda Barrett

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:16

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  14. Content type: Research

    In the age of big data, plenty of valuable sensing data have been shared to enhance scientific innovation. However, this may cause unexpected privacy leakage. Although numerous privacy preservation techniques,...

    Authors: Fengjun Xiao, Mingming Lu, Ying Zhao, Soumia Menasria, Dan Meng, Shangsheng Xie, Juncai Li and Chengzhi Li

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:13

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  15. Content type: Research

    The recent advances in information technology for mobile devices have increased the work efficiency of users, the mobility of compact mobile devices, and the convenience of location independence. However, mobi...

    Authors: Hyun-Woo Kim and Young-Sik Jeong

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:11

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  16. Content type: Research

    Sentiment analysis is about the classification of sentiments expressed in review documents. In order to improve the classification accuracy, feature selection methods are often used to rank features so that no...

    Authors: Tuba Parlar, Selma Ayşe Özel and Fei Song

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:10

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  17. Content type: Research

    The development of a novel depth-data based real-time obstacle detection and avoidance application for visually impaired (VI) individuals to assist them in navigating independently in indoors environments is p...

    Authors: Rabia Jafri and Marwa Mahmoud Khan

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:14

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  18. Content type: Research

    Different approaches have been used to estimate language models from a given corpus. Recently, researchers have used different neural network architectures to estimate the language models from a given corpus u...

    Authors: Hatem M. Noaman, Shahenda S. Sarhan and Mohsen. A. A. Rashwan

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:12

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  19. Content type: Research

    The rapidly increasing pervasiveness and integration of computers in human society calls for a broad discipline under which this development can be studied. We argue that to design and use technology one needs...

    Authors: Tore Pedersen, Christian Johansen and Audun Jøsang

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:7

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  20. Content type: Research

    Drawing on a 1-year application design, implementation and evaluation experience, this paper examines how engaging users in the early design phases of a software application is tightly bound to the success of ...

    Authors: Silvia Mirri, Marco Roccetti and Paola Salomoni

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:6

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  21. Content type: Research

    Social engineering is a growing source of information security concern. Exploits appear to evolve, with increasing levels of sophistication, in order to target multiple victims. Despite increased concern with ...

    Authors: Samar Muslah Albladi and George R. S. Weir

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:5

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  22. Content type: Research

    The greediness of multimedia applications in terms of their bandwidth demands calls for new and efficient network traffic control mechanisms, especially in wireless networks where the bandwidth is limited. In ...

    Authors: Orestis-Stavros Loizides, Marios Kastrinakis, Ghada Badawy, Mohammed N. Smadi, David Murray and Polychronis Koutsakis

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:4

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  23. Content type: Review

    Smart grid is an emerging research field of the current decade. The distinguished features of the smart grid are monitoring capability with data integration, advanced analysis to support system control, enhanc...

    Authors: Zahoor Uddin, Ayaz Ahmad, Aamir Qamar and Muhammad Altaf

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:2

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  24. Content type: Research

    Cloud computing is the driving power behind the current technological era. Virtualization is rightly referred to as the backbone of cloud computing. Impacts of virtualization employed in high performance compu...

    Authors: John Paul Martin, A. Kandasamy and K. Chandrasekaran

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2018 8:1

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  25. Content type: Research

    In many co-located, collaborative systems there is a need for the constituent devices used to be aware of the physical positions of their networked counterparts. This paper addresses this challenge by presenti...

    Authors: James McNaughton, Tom Crick and Andrew Hatch

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:37

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  26. Content type: Research

    Words and phrases bespeak the perspectives of people about products, services, governments and events on social media. Extricating positive or negative polarities from social media text denominates task of sen...

    Authors: Jaspreet Singh, Gurvinder Singh and Rajinder Singh

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:32

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  27. Content type: Review

    Health monitoring using biomedical sensors has witnessed significant attention in recent past due to the evolution of a new research area in sensor network known as Wireless Body Area Networks (WBANs). In WBAN...

    Authors: Fasee Ullah, Abdul Hanan Abdullah, Omprakash Kaiwartya, Sushil Kumar and Marina Md. Arshad

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:34

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  28. Content type: Research

    When recognizing a specific object in an image captured by a camera, we extract local descriptors to compare it with or try direct comparison of images through learning methods using convolutional neural netwo...

    Authors: Kyung-Mo Koo and Eui-Young Cha

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:33

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  29. Content type: Research

    While prior research has examined the effects of interactive e-commerce avatars that simulate the roles of virtual assistants and recommender agents, there is lack of empirical study that investigates the effe...

    Authors: Tze Wei Liew, Su-Mae Tan and Hishamuddin Ismail

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:42

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  30. Content type: Research

    This study was conducted with the objective of implementing a smart IoT (internet of things) factory consisting of an automatic 6-year-old fresh ginseng grade classification device. Conventionally, washed 6-ye...

    Authors: Seokhoon Jeong, Yong-Min Lee and Sangjoon Lee

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:41

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  31. Content type: Research

    One of the key requirements for technological systems that are used to secure independent housing for seniors in their home environment is monitoring of daily living activities (ADL), their classification, and...

    Authors: Jan Vanus, Jana Belesova, Radek Martinek, Jan Nedoma, Marcel Fajkus, Petr Bilik and Jan Zidek

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:30

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  32. Content type: Research

    The ubiquitous nature of the Internet provides an ideal platform for human communication, trade, information sharing and learning. Websites play a central role in these activities as they often act as a key po...

    Authors: Jason R. C. Nurse and Oliver Buckley

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:40

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  33. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study is to identify common usability problematic patterns that belong to top-50 academic websites as a whole and then ranking of these identified usability problems is also provided.

    Authors: Kalpna Sagar and Anju Saha

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:29

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  34. Content type: Research

    An infrared transmitting model from the observed finger vein images is proposed in this paper by using multi-light-intensity imaging. This model is estimated from many pixels’ values under different intensity ...

    Authors: Liukui Chen, Hsing-Chung Chen, Zuojin Li and Ying Wu

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:35

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  35. Content type: Research

    Virtual Reality (VR) has recently experienced rapid development for human–computer interactions. Users wearing VR headsets gain an immersive experience when interacting with a 3-dimensional (3D) world. We util...

    Authors: Wei Song, Liying Liu, Yifei Tian, Guodong Sun, Simon Fong and Kyungeun Cho

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:39

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  36. Content type: Research

    One of the effective factors in increasing sales is the consistency of products with the preference of the customers. Designing the products consistent with customer needs requires the engagement of customers ...

    Authors: Zahra Sheikhi Darani and Marjan Kaedi

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:38

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  37. Content type: Research

    Since cloud computing provides computing resources on a pay per use basis, a task scheduling algorithm directly affects the cost for users. In this paper, we propose a novel cloud task scheduling algorithm bas...

    Authors: YoungJu Moon, HeonChang Yu, Joon-Min Gil and JongBeom Lim

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:28

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  38. Content type: Research

    This study investigates the possibilities of equipping fixed furniture with touch screens to control laptops or other smart home devices, to create a holistic smart home control system. Although multi-touch sc...

    Authors: Clerc-Manne Taing, Pei-Luen Patrick Rau and Hanjing Huang

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:27

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  39. Content type: Research

    Nowadays, large shopping malls provide tools to help and boost customers to buy products. Some of these tools melt down digital operations with physical ones executed by customers into blended commerce experie...

    Authors: Carlo Blundo, Francesco Orciuoli and Mimmo Parente

    Citation: Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2017 7:26

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