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Sensing and Artificial Intelligent Maternal-Infant Health Care Systems: A Review (2022)
Journal Article
Gulzar Ahmad, S., Iqbal, T., Javaid, A., Ullah Munir, E., Kirn, N., Jan, S. U., & Ramzan, N. (2022). Sensing and Artificial Intelligent Maternal-Infant Health Care Systems: A Review. Sensors, 22(12), Article 4362. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22124362

Currently, information and communication technology (ICT) allows health institutions to reach disadvantaged groups in rural areas using sensing and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Applications of these technologies are even more essential... Read More about Sensing and Artificial Intelligent Maternal-Infant Health Care Systems: A Review.

A Novel Time-Slotted LoRa MAC Protocol for Scalable IoT Networks (2022)
Journal Article
Alahmadi, H., Bouabdallah, F., & Al-Dubai, A. (2022). A Novel Time-Slotted LoRa MAC Protocol for Scalable IoT Networks. Future Generation Computer Systems, 134, 287-302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2022.04.003

Long Range (LoRa) networks provide long range, cost-effective and energy-efficient communications by utilising the free unlicensed ISM band, which makes them appealing for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. However, in high density networks, reli... Read More about A Novel Time-Slotted LoRa MAC Protocol for Scalable IoT Networks.

Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets (2022)
Journal Article
Alnahwi, F. M., Al-Yasir, Y. I. A., See, C. H., & Abd-Alhameed, R. A. (2022). Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets. Sensors, 22(8), Article 3067. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22083067

In this paper, single-element and MIMO microstrip antenna with two pairs of unequal slits is proposed as a circularly polarized antenna with negligible back radiation for 5G mid-band handsets. The unequal pairs of slits are engraved on the antenna pa... Read More about Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets.

F-Shape Dual-Band MIMO Antenna System for Next- Generation Smartphone Applications (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Ullah, A., Parchin, N. O., Mannan, W., Al-Yasir, I. A., See, C. H., Hu, Y. F., & Abd-Alhameed, R. A. (2022). F-Shape Dual-Band MIMO Antenna System for Next- Generation Smartphone Applications. In Proceedings of 2nd International Multi-Disciplinary Conference Theme: Integrated Sciences and Technologies, IMDC-IST 2021, 7-9 September 2021, Sakarya, Turkey. https://doi.org/10.4108/eai.7-9-2021.2314980

In this paper, a new F-shape 6-element dual-band multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) antenna operating in a 5G band for smartphone mobile is presented. The antenna contains six antenna elements covering a dual-frequency range including 3.42-3.77 GH... Read More about F-Shape Dual-Band MIMO Antenna System for Next- Generation Smartphone Applications.

Dual-Band MIMO Antenna Array for Sub 6 GHz 5G Smartphone Applications (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Ullah, A., Parchin, N. O., Abdul-Al, M., Santos, H. M. D., See, C. H., Fun Hu, Y., & Abd-Alhameed, R. A. (2021). Dual-Band MIMO Antenna Array for Sub 6 GHz 5G Smartphone Applications. In 2021 29th Telecommunications Forum (TELFOR)https://doi.org/10.1109/TELFOR52709.2021.9653363

In this article, a new MIMO smartphone antenna array with compact resonators is introduced for the fifth-generation mobile terminals. The proposed design was developed on an FR4 substrate with relative permittivity εr=4.3 and dielectric loss tangent... Read More about Dual-Band MIMO Antenna Array for Sub 6 GHz 5G Smartphone Applications.

An RPL based Optimal Sensors placement in Pipeline Monitoring WSNs (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Wadhaj, I., Thomson, C., & Ghaleb, B. (2021). An RPL based Optimal Sensors placement in Pipeline Monitoring WSNs. In Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Intelligent Systems: ICETIS 2021 (533-546). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-85990-9_43

Compared to an ordinary sensor network, Linear Sensor Networks (LSNs) has many applications in a number of areas such as surveillance and monitoring of international boundaries for illegal crossing, river environment monitoring and roads monitoring e... Read More about An RPL based Optimal Sensors placement in Pipeline Monitoring WSNs.

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) in Oil and Gas Industry: Applications, Requirements and Existing Solutions (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Wadhaj, I., Ghaleb, B., & Thomson, C. (2021). Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) in Oil and Gas Industry: Applications, Requirements and Existing Solutions. In Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Intelligent Systems ICETIS 2021: Volume 2 (547-563). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-85990-9_44

Effective measurement and monitoring of certain parameters (temperature, pressure, flow etc.) is crucial for the safety and optimization of processes in the Oil and Gas Industry. Wired sensors have been extensively utilized for this purpose but are c... Read More about Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) in Oil and Gas Industry: Applications, Requirements and Existing Solutions.

A VMD and LSTM based hybrid model of load forecasting for power grid security (2021)
Journal Article
Lv, L., Wu, Z., Zhang, J., Tan, Z., Zhang, L., & Tian, Z. (in press). A VMD and LSTM based hybrid model of load forecasting for power grid security. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, https://doi.org/10.1109/tii.2021.3130237

As the basis for the static security of the power grid, power load forecasting directly affects the safety of grid operation, the rationality of grid planning, and the economy of supply-demand balance. However, various factors lead to drastic changes... Read More about A VMD and LSTM based hybrid model of load forecasting for power grid security.

A Novel Prediction-Based Temporal Graph Routing Algorithm for Software-Defined Vehicular Networks (2021)
Journal Article
Zhao, L., Li, Z., Al-Dubai, A., Min, G., Li, J., Hawbani, A., & Zomaya, A. (in press). A Novel Prediction-Based Temporal Graph Routing Algorithm for Software-Defined Vehicular Networks. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, https://doi.org/10.1109/TITS.2021.3123276

Temporal information is critical for routing computation in the vehicular network. It plays a vital role in the vehicular network. Till now, most existing routing schemes in vehicular networks consider the networks as a sequence of static graphs. We... Read More about A Novel Prediction-Based Temporal Graph Routing Algorithm for Software-Defined Vehicular Networks.

IoT for Sustainability (2021)
Book Chapter
Davison, B. (in press). IoT for Sustainability. In New Frontiers in IoT and Cloud Computing for Post-COVID-19 Era. Springer

The Internet of Things (IoT) comprises a set of complementary technologies which offer unprecedented opportunities for interacting with the physical environment. Faced with multiple pressures on our physical wellbeing such as climate change, habitat... Read More about IoT for Sustainability.

Vehicular Computation Offloading for Industrial Mobile Edge Computing (2021)
Journal Article
Zhao, L., Yang, K., Tan, Z., Song, H., Al-Dubai, A., & Zomaya, A. (2021). Vehicular Computation Offloading for Industrial Mobile Edge Computing. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 17(11), 7871-7881. https://doi.org/10.1109/TII.2021.3059640

Due to the limited local computation resource, industrial vehicular computation requires offloading the computation tasks with time-delay sensitive and complex demands to other intelligent devices (IDs) once the data is sensed and collected collabora... Read More about Vehicular Computation Offloading for Industrial Mobile Edge Computing.

A Novel Cost Optimization Strategy for SDN-Enabled UAV-Assisted Vehicular Computation Offloading (2020)
Journal Article
Zhao, L., Yang, K., Tan, Z., Li, X., Sharma, S., & Liu, Z. (2021). A Novel Cost Optimization Strategy for SDN-Enabled UAV-Assisted Vehicular Computation Offloading. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 22(6), 3664-3674. https://doi.org/10.1109/TITS.2020.3024186

Vehicular computation offloading is a well-received strategy to execute delay-sensitive and/or compute-intensive tasks of legacy vehicles. The response time of vehicular computation offloading can be shortened by using mobile edge computing that offe... Read More about A Novel Cost Optimization Strategy for SDN-Enabled UAV-Assisted Vehicular Computation Offloading.

Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers (2020)
Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, . P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, . E. (2020). Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers. Scientific Reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71056-0

In this paper an automatic adaptive antenna impedance tuning algorithm is presented that is based on quantum inspired genetic optimization technique. The proposed automatic quantum genetic algorithm (AQGA) is used to find the optimum solution for a l... Read More about Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers.

Study on Improvement of the Performance Parameters of a Novel 0.41-0.47 THz On-Chip Antenna Based on Metasurface Concept Realized on 50um GaAs-Layer (2020)
Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., Shukla, P., Salekzamankhani, S., Abd-Alhameed, R., …Limiti, E. (2020). Study on Improvement of the Performance Parameters of a Novel 0.41-0.47 THz On-Chip Antenna Based on Metasurface Concept Realized on 50um GaAs-Layer. Scientific Reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-68105-z

A feasibility study is presented on the performance parameters of a novel on-chip antenna based on metasurface technology at terahertz band. The proposed metasurface on-chip antenna is constructed on an electrically thin high-permittivity gallium ars... Read More about Study on Improvement of the Performance Parameters of a Novel 0.41-0.47 THz On-Chip Antenna Based on Metasurface Concept Realized on 50um GaAs-Layer.

Mitigation Mechanisms Against the DAO Attack on the Routing Protocol for Low Power and Lossy Networks (RPL) (2020)
Journal Article
Wadhaj, I., Ghaleb, B., Thomson, C., Al-Dubai, A., & Buchanen, B. (2020). Mitigation Mechanisms Against the DAO Attack on the Routing Protocol for Low Power and Lossy Networks (RPL). IEEE Access, 8, 43665-43675. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2977476

Destination Advertisement Objects (DAOs) are sent upward by RPL nodes toward the DODAG root, to build the downward routing paths carrying traffic from the root to its associated nodes. This routing mechanism can be exploited by a malicious node perio... Read More about Mitigation Mechanisms Against the DAO Attack on the Routing Protocol for Low Power and Lossy Networks (RPL).

Mutual Coupling Reduction of Dual-Band Uni-Planar MIMO System Using Neutralization Line Technique (2020)
Journal Article
Saleh, A. M., Nagem, T. A., Abd-Alhameed, R., Noras, J., & See, C. H. (2020). Mutual Coupling Reduction of Dual-Band Uni-Planar MIMO System Using Neutralization Line Technique. The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, 35(2), 176-186

This paper presents a low–profile dual-band (2×2) MIMO antenna that works at 2.4GHz, 5.2GHz and 5.8GHz for wireless local area networks (WLAN) applications. A neutralization line technique for enhancing the isolation is used by introducing strip line... Read More about Mutual Coupling Reduction of Dual-Band Uni-Planar MIMO System Using Neutralization Line Technique.

KNN-Based Approximate Outlier Detection Algorithm Over IoT Streaming Data (2020)
Journal Article
Zhu, R., Ji, X., Yu, D., Tan, Z., Zhao, L., Li, J., & Xia, X. (2020). KNN-Based Approximate Outlier Detection Algorithm Over IoT Streaming Data. IEEE Access, 8, 42749-42759. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.2977114

KNN-Based outlier detection over IoT streaming data is a fundamental problem, which has many applications. However, due to its computational complexity, existing efforts cannot efficiently work in the IoT streaming data. In this paper, we propose a n... Read More about KNN-Based Approximate Outlier Detection Algorithm Over IoT Streaming Data.

Commonsense-enhanced Natural Language Generation for Human-Robot Interaction (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Gkatzia, D. (in press). Commonsense-enhanced Natural Language Generation for Human-Robot Interaction

Commonsense is vital for human communication, as it allows us to make inferences without explicitly mentioning the context. Equipping robots with commonsense knowledge would lead to better communication between humans and robots and will allow robots... Read More about Commonsense-enhanced Natural Language Generation for Human-Robot Interaction.

FairEdge: A Fairness-Oriented Task Offloading Scheme for Iot Applications in Mobile Cloudlet Networks (2020)
Journal Article
Lai, S., Fan, X., Ye, Q., Tan, Z., Zhang, Y., He, X., & Nanda, P. (2020). FairEdge: A Fairness-Oriented Task Offloading Scheme for Iot Applications in Mobile Cloudlet Networks. IEEE Access, 8, 13516-13526. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.2965562

Mobile cloud computing has emerged as a promising paradigm to facilitate computation-intensive and delay-sensitive mobile applications. Computation offloading services at the edge mobile cloud environment are provided by small-scale cloud infrastruct... Read More about FairEdge: A Fairness-Oriented Task Offloading Scheme for Iot Applications in Mobile Cloudlet Networks.

Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems (2019)
Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., …Limiti, E. (2020). Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems. IET microwaves, antennas & propagation, 14(3), 183-188. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2019.0362

A metamaterial photonic bandgap (MTM-PBG) periodic structure is used as a decoupling frame to improve the isolation between transmit–receive (T/R) sections of densely packed array antenna in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and multiple-input multiple-... Read More about Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems.