Concatenative Synthesis for Novel Timbral Creation

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Modern day musicians rely on a variety of instruments for musical expression. Tones produced from electronic instruments have become almost as commonplace as those produced by traditional ones as evidenced by the plethora of artists who can be Continue reading

Digital Guitar Effects Unit and Amplifier

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This report outlines the design and implementation of a digital guitar effects unit and amplifier. The main portion of this project consisted of the digital equalizer and effects. Several commercial equalizers were researched in order to decide the typical Continue reading

Face and Lip Localization in Unconstrained Imagery

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When combined with acoustical speech information, visual speech information (lip movement) significantly improves Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) in acoustically noisy environments. Previous research has demonstrated that visual modality Continue reading

Evaluation of Software Using the Finite Element Method by Simulating Transformers and Inductors

In this bachelor thesis several software, capable of calculating and simulating complex problems concerning the power losses in inductors and transformers with the finite element method, have been evaluated and used to solve test cases provided by Continue reading

An Auction-based Spectrum Leasing Mechanism for Mobile Macro-Femtocell Networks of IoT

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a vision of the upcoming society. It can provide pervasive communication between two or more entities using 4G-LTE (Long Term Evolution) communication technology. In 4G-LTE networks, there are two important Continue reading

Towards a Semantic Web of Things: A Hybrid Semantic Annotation, Extraction, and Reasoning Framework for Cyber-Physical System

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Web of Things (WoT) facilitates the discovery and inter-operability of Internet of Things (IoT) devices in a cyber-physical system (CPS). Moreover, a uniform knowledge representation of physical resources is quite necessary for further Continue reading

Object-Oriented RFID with IoT: A Design Concept of Information Systems in Manufacturing

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The Internet of Things (IoT) has increasingly become important in industry. Connectivity over the internet of not only people but also devices (such as sensors, appliances, machines, robots, and vehicles) is leading to a paradigm shift in Continue reading

NB-IoT for D2D-Enhanced Content Uploading with Social Trustworthiness in 5G Systems

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Future fifth-generation (5G) cellular systems are set to give a strong boost to the large-scale deployment of Internet of things (IoT). In the view of a future converged 5G-IoT infrastructure, cellular IoT solutions such as narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) and Continue reading

A Timed Colored Petri Net Simulation-based Self-Adaptive Collaboration Method for Production-Logistics Systems

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Complex and customized manufacturing requires a high level of collaboration between production and logistics in a flexible production system. With the widespread use of Internet of Things technology in manufacturing, a great amount of real-time Continue reading