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Volume-4 Issue-1, February 2016, ISSN: 2319-9598 (Online)
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Rozalina Chuturkova

Paper Title:

Assessment of Air Pollution with Benzene and Benzo [A] Pyrene in Regions in North-East Bulgaria

Abstract: An assessment is made of air pollution with benzene and benzo[a]pyrene (ВаР) for the period 2007-2014 in three regions of North-East Bulgaria, where automated measurement stations for monitoring air quality are located. An urban station and a traffic oriented station in the city of Varna, as well as an industrially oriented station in the town of Devnya have been included. The seasonal, annual and diurnal variations of the benzene and ВаР concentrations in air are studied. The results from the monitoring are processed applying Student-Fisher’s t-distribution criterion. The results reveal a descending trend in air pollution with benzene at the urban background station in the city of Varna and the industrially oriented station in the town of Devnya during the period of monitoring, with high statistical significance of the decrease (0,001 ≤ Р ≤ 0.05). The average annual concentrations of benzene do not exceed the human health safety norm (5µg/m3). At the traffic oriented station in the city of Varna the average annual concentrations of benzene and ВаР vary, without delineating a specific trend. There are certain seasonal variations in benzene and ВаР pollution – higher concentrations during the cold months of the year. The seasonal dynamics are supported by the diurnal variations of the pollutants. Measures are proposed for the reduction of carcinogenic pollutant emissions and a decrease in human exposure to them.

Benzene, ВаР, air, pollution, seasonal variations.


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Rollie Jay R. Ortega, Norm Allen T. Siron, Kevin T. Mapalad, Heidrick S. Emano, Roselito E. Tolentino

Paper Title:

Vector Multiplication Approach for Point of View Variations in a Mimicking Robotic Shoulder Using Microsoft Kinect

Abstract:  This study aimed to manipulate a robotic shoulder even while the user is varying its point of view by applying a vector multiplication and controlling it using a camera with depth sensor. The system acquired the motion of the user’s arm using Kinect sensor. The position of the user’s joints was obtained using the Kinect Skeletal Tracking of Kinect SDK. Through the use of Visual Studio, we used C# and create a program to acquire the values of the skeletal coordinates and that was used to calculate the vectors using Cross Product and then the angles using Dot Product of the Vector Multiplication. The angles obtained were sent to the microcontroller through serial communication and then converted to signals for the movement of servo motors of the robotic shoulder. The rotation of the servo motors was according to the angles given as input. The researchers concluded that the system is effective in acquiring the user’s shoulder angle for the mimicking of robotic shoulder for different point of views. Likewise, the researchers considered that the user’s actual shoulder angle is close to the robotic shoulder prototype angle. 

 Kinect, mimicking, robotic shoulder, vector multiplication.


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5.       Rizqa Afthoni, Achmad Rizae & Erwin Susanto. (2013). Proportional Derivative Control Based Robot Arm System Using Microsoft Kinect. Yogyakarta, Indonesia. 

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Pramod Bide, Harshal Bendale, Mohammed Murtuza Bhaiji, Siddhant Das

Paper Title:

A Survey on Students’ Attendance Management System

Abstract: Managing the attendance in various universities or any other educational institutions has been facing problems or some sort of shortcomings. The complexity and need of new improved methods for managing attendance needs to be understood for developing a near perfect management system for attendance. This paper mainly focuses on study of different approaches and techniques made to establish the system for recording and managing the attendance. Some suggested/implemented techniques use different set of hardware to perform and input the students’ biometric verification and other technologies (for instance RFID) in to the system. The outcome of this paper is; it provides a study on the techniques to transform the students’ data into a format suitable to carry out selection of information for desired result done or suggested by others.

  Student Attendance, RFID, Biometric verification, Attendance management System.


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Amit Kumar

Paper Title:

Standardisation in Software Defined Radio

Abstract:  Software Radio as a radio and communication technology has evolved with the evolution of digital electronics. It has undergone many changes in terms of technology and uses. With the advent and deployment of software defined radio (SDR) the radio is no longer the physical manufacturing of a single waveform but a computer host onto which different waveforms can be loaded. This paper provides an insight into the efforts to standardise the configuration and operation of software defined radio. The software communication architecture has been developed to assist in the development of SDR communication systems and captures the benefits of most recent technology advances to greatly enhance the interoperability of communication systems and reduce development and deployment costs.

   Software Radio, Software Defined Radio, SCA, STRS, CORBA, ASI, POSIX, RTOS,


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D.Y. Thorat, Shiv K Sahu, Amit Mishra

Paper Title:

Semi-Blind Gray Scale Image Watermarking Algorithm based on hybrid SVD-DWT using HVS Model

Abstract: To achieve good imperceptibility and robustness, a hybrid image watermarking algorithm based on discrete wavelet transform (DWT) and singular value decomposition (SVD) is proposed using the characteristics of human visual system model for copyright protection and authenticity. In the proposed watermarking algorithm, one level DWT is applied to selected image blocks to obtain four sub-bands of each block and then the S component of low frequency sub-band (LL) obtained after SVD transformation is explored under different threshold values for embedding and extracting the watermark. The experimental results show that HVS model based hybrid image watermarking scheme is imperceptible and robust against several image processing operations like JPEG compression, median filtering, sharpening, cropping and addition of Gaussian noise. Peak signal to noise ratio (PSNR) and bit correction rate (BCR) are used to measure the quality of watermarked image and extracted watermark respectively.

Singular value decomposition, Discrete wavelet transform, Image watermarking, Copyright, Human Visual Model


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