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  • A Device for Measuring Auditory Brainstem Responses to Audio

    Standard ABR devices use clicks and tone bursts to assess subjects’ hearing in an objective way. A new device was developed that extends the functionality of a standard ABR audiometer by collecting and analyzing auditory brainstem responses (ABR). The developed accessory allows for the use of complex sounds (e.g., speech or music excerpts) as stimuli. Therefore, it is possible to find out how efficiently different types of sounds...

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  • A method of measuring RLC components for microcontroller systems

    A new method of measuring RLC components for microcontroller systems dedicated to compact smart impedance sensors based on a direct sensor-microcontroller interface is presented. In the method this direct interface composed of a reference resistor connected in series with the tested sensor impedance is stimulated by a square wave generated by the microcontroller, and then its voltage response is sampled by an internal ADC of the...

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  • Designing Aggregate KPIs as a Method of Implementing Decision-Making Processes in the Management of Smart Cities

    The aim of the paper is to present a concept of measuring the performance of city management processes by use of a concept of aggregate KPIs. In the management of organizations and, as a consequence of the use of a common design framework also in the management of cities, silo KPIs are commonly used to show the statuses of the processes of organizations/cities. Thus the question arises as to what extent aggregate KPIs, as proposed...

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  • Prototype of a low-cost luxmeter with wide measuring range designed for railway stations dynamic lighting systems

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    - 2014

    The paper presents the development of a low-cost luxmeter designed for usage in automatic applications for continual (long-term) measurement of illuminance. The measured information is used to adjust the level of lighting systems of artificial lighting on railways (platforms, marshalling yard, tracks etc.). The reason of this measuring device is a requirement for massive deployment of dimmable lighting systems for railways, in...

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  • The data exchange between smart glasses and healthcare information systems using the HL7 FHIR standard

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    - 2016

    In this study we evaluated system architecture for the use of smart glasses as a viewer of information, as a source of medical data (vital sign measurements: temperature, pulse rate, and respiration rate), and as a filter of healthcare information. All activities were based on patient/device identification procedures using graphical markers or features based on visual appearance. The architecture and particular use cases were implemented...

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  • Distributed wireless sensor for measuring humidity and temperature

    Humidity and temperature monitoring is often required in industrial halls and laboratories and can be crucial, because many properties of electrical devices deteriorates under influence of these parameters. There are several useful commercial methods for measuring humidity and temperature, such as commercial hygrometers and humidity recorders. However, they do not allow data acquisition simultaneously from multiple sensors. This...

  • Enhanced Remote Control Providing Medical Functionalities

    This paper presents the enhanced remote control and its role in pervasive healthcare in the home. The device was equipped with health-related measurement modules and a message-processing unit. Preliminary results are presented for monitoring of a pulse, hand tremors, grip forces, and for self­ evaluation procedures. The interaction of the device with the smart environment is presented and discussed.

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  • Speaker Recognition Using Convolutional Neural Network with Minimal Training Data for Smart Home Solutions

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    - 2018

    With the technology advancements in smart home sector, voice control and automation are key components that can make a real difference in people's lives. The voice recognition technology market continues to involve rapidly as almost all smart home devices are providing speaker recognition capability today. However, most of them provide cloud-based solutions or use very deep Neural Networks for speaker recognition task, which are...

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  • Sensors integration in the smart home environment - a proposal to solve the problem with user identification

    In this preliminary study we, investigate the possibility of user recognition techniques suitable on smart home devices like chairs, beds, aiming for low–power, high accuracy and quick response time. We propose the two well know technique: voice speaker recognition and accelerometer signal from device mounted on the chair, and the third one optical system basing on IR LED transmitter/receiver circuit. The preliminary results proved...

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  • The evaluation of the vibration measurement usability of electronic indicator lemag "premet C"

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    The measuring possibilities of modern compression and combustion pressure analyzers are extended with additional functions. One of them is parallel to the pressure measurement, the measurement of vibrations in the region of the cylinder head. The paper presents a general assessment of the vibration measurement function of the electronic indicator LEMAG "PREMET C". This feature is very rarely offered by manufacturers of these devices....

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  • Smart Virtual Bass Synthesis Algorithm Based on Music Genre Classification

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    The aim of this paper is to present a novel approach to the Virtual Bass Synthesis (VBS) algorithms applied to portable computers. The proposed algorithm employed automatic music genre recognition to determine the optimum parameters for the synthesis of additional frequencies. The synthesis was carried out using the non-linear device (NLD) and phase vocoder (PV) methods depending on the music excerpt genre. Classification of musical...

  • Smart Weighing Scale with Feet-Sampled ECG

    In a smart home, health and well-being monitoring systems could be embedded in everyday devices providing a pervasive care. A home bathroom scale is an example of such a device, typically used to measure body weight and very often its composition (e.g. body water/fat percentage). In this paper, we analyzed a potential use of the bathroom scale to measure electrocardiogram (ECG) from electrodes located on the scale's tile. In particular...

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  • Growth and Isolation of Large Area Boron‐Doped Nanocrystalline Diamond Sheets: A Route toward Diamond‐on‐Graphene Heterojunction

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    - ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS - 2019

    Many material device applications would benefit from thin diamond coatings, but current growth techniques, such as chemical vapor deposition (CVD) or atomic layer deposition require high substrate and gas‐phase temperatures that would destroy the device being coated. The development of freestanding, thin boron‐doped diamond nanosheets grown on tantalum foil substrates via microwave plasma‐assisted CVD is reported. These diamond...

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  • Guaranteeing Threshold Attendance of W/WSAN nodes in a reverted security paradigm

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    - 2014

    We consider a Wireline/Wireless Sensor and Actor Network composed of sensor/actor nodes and a data sink/command center (DSCC). Each node controls a generic device that can be in- or out-of-service, corresponding to the ENABLED or DISABLED node state. The node senses the device's intention to change state, and notifies and/or requests the DSCC for authorization to act upon the device. Motivated by requirements for critical infrastructures...

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  • Using On-line Measurement by Electronic Nose and Computer Simulations for Real-time Control at WWTP

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    • G. Łukasz
    • J. Drewnowski
    • G. Łagód
    • A. Piotrowicz
    • Z. Suchorab
    • K. Jaromin-Gleń

    - 2016

    Continuous investigation of wastewater quality can be carried out by a device called an e-nose. One important feature of the proposed real-time control system for WWTP is that using on-line measurements by e-nose together (Figure 1) with technological sets picked on this basis by means of computer models, it is possible to change treatment process parameters, depending on the current quality of wastewater. It can be used for the...

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  • Methodology for assessing end-user requirements in the Ella4Life project: elders’ perspectives about self-monitoring

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    - 2019

    The purpose of this paper is to explore elders’ perspectives about self-monitoring and using specially developed sensor technology for measuring health indicators. The qualitative research method is focus-groups with guidelines that were designed for understanding elder’s requirements about monitoring health indicators. We present them two devices: the first sensor is a device for monitoring of cardiac action potential fixed into...

  • Monitoring of underdeck corrosion by using acoustic emission method

    This paper presents first short characteristics of underdeck corrosion process as well as a problem of its monitoring. Next is described an acoustic emission (AE) method elaborated by Department of Ship Technology , Quality Systems and Material Engineering, Gdańsk University of Technology in cooperation with partners of CORFAT project realized within 7th EU Frame Program . Further are presented short characteristics of the emission...

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  • LOW COST MEASUREMENT MODULE FOR MATRIX OF AMPEROMETRIC GAS SENSOR

    This paper describes an amperometric sensor module for gas concentration measurement. A module can be used for many types of electrochemical gas sensors without major hardware changes. Device is based on AVR ATmega8 microcontroller. As signal processing circuit a specialized integrated circuit LMP9l000 configurable via I2C interface is used. The concept of a measuring system composed of several modules dedicated for a gas sensors...

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  • Evaluation of a Novel Approach to Virtual Bass Synthesis Strategy

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    The aim of this paper is to present a novel approach to the Virtual Bass Synthesis (VBS) strategy applied to portable computers. The developed algorithms involve intelligent, rule-based settings of bass synthesis parameters with regard to music genre of an audio excerpt and the type of a portable device in use. The Smart VBS algorithm performs the synthesis based on a nonlinear device (NLD) with artificial controlling synthesis...

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  • Interactions with recognized objects

    Publikacja

    - 2014

    Implicit interaction combined with object recognition techniques opens a new possibility for gathering data and analyzing user behavior for activity and context recognition. The electronic eyewear platform, eGlasses, is being developed, as an integrated and autonomous system to provide interactions with smart environment. In this paper we present a method for the interactions with the recognized objects that can be used for electronic...

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  • Methods of measurement signal acquisition from the rotational flow meter for frequency analysis

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    - EPJ Web of Conferences - 2017

    One of the simplest and commonly used instruments for measuring the flow of homogeneous substances is the rotational flow meter. The main part of such a device is a rotor (vane or screw) rotating at a speed which is the function of the fluid or gas flow rate. A pulse signal with a frequency proportional to the speed of the rotor is obtained at the sensor output. For measurements in dynamic conditions, a variable interval between...

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  • The study of Arduino Uno feasibility for DAQ purposes

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    - Diagnostyka - 2019

    Using microcontroller systems becomes a routine in various measurement and control tasks. Their wide availability together with a huge potential of extending their functionality by additional modules allows developing advanced measuring and monitoring systems by non-specialists. However, using popular example codes often leads the user to pass over or not to be aware of the limitations of the system and drawing too far-reaching...

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  • Koncepcja Smart Cities - obszar Smart Environment

    Publikacja

    - 2018

    The Smart Cities Concept– Smart Environment. The paper concentrates on the possibilities of checking the extent to which cities meet the smart city concept. The presented concept concentrates on one of the main smart cities characteristic: Smart Environment. This paper is a result of joint work of specialist from two diff erent areas: management and environmental protection. The interdisciplinary character of the paper is characteristic...

  • Molecular mobility of water protons under interaction with chemically modified starches. DSC and HMR-relaxation investigations

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    - Fizyka Chemiczna [czas. rosyjskojęzyczne] - 2017

    The change of water protons mobility in the system chemically modified starches – water were investigated by DSC and NMR-relaxation methods. The amount of unfrozen water at subzero temperature as well as additional unfrozen water which appears after gelatinization have lower values for chemically modified starches in comparison with the native starch. The proton spin-spin relaxation time Т2 for chemically modified starch samples,...

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  • Bass Enhancement Settings in Portable Devices Based on Music Genre Recognition

    The paper presents a novel approach to the Virtual Bass Synthesis (VBS) applied to mobile devices, called Smart VBS (SVBS). The proposed algorithm uses an intelligent, rule-based setting of bass synthesis parameters adjusted to the particular music genre. Harmonic generation is based on a nonlinear device (NLD) method with the intelligent controlling system adapting to the recognized music genre. To automatically classify music...

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  • Assessment of hearing in coma patients employing auditory brainstem response, electroencephalography, and eye-gaze-tracking

    The results of the study conducted by Tagliaferri et al. in 12 European countries indicate that the ratio of registered brain injury cases in Europe amounts to 150-300 per 100 000 people, with the European mean value of 235 cases per 100 000 people. The project presented in the paper assumes development of a combined metric of patients’ state remaining in coma by intelligent fusion of GCS (subjective Glasgow Coma Scale or its derivatives)...

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  • Particulate Matter Production of Small Heat Source Depending on the Bark Content in Wood Pellets

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    - Emission Control Science and Technology - 2018

    Wood pellets as biofuel are more and more used in small heat sources in Europe. Standard wood pellets are produced from wood sawdust without bark. The paper deals about the impact of bark in wood pellets on their properties and combustion process. Special attention in this work is paid to production of particulate matter during combustion of wood pellets depending on bark content. There were experimentally produced spruce wood...

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  • ZARZADZANIE ORGANIZACJĄ TYPU SMART

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    Zaprezentowano organizacji, w której charakterystykę wpisano następujące cechy: strategiczne uwarunkowanie, maksymalną innowacyjność, atrakcyjność dla interesariuszy, rozwijanie osobowości pracowników oraz twórczość w działaniu. Te atrybuty, tworzą koncepcję organizacji SMART (akronim od pierwszych liter powyższych cech), która wyróżnia się dodatkowo strukturą opartą o dynamicznie kreowane zespoły oraz skutecznym wspomaganiem...

  • Quality of graphical markers for the needs of eyewear devices

    Publikacja

    - 2015

    in this paper we propose to cast the problem of identification of people, objects or places into an application for smart glasses that decodes information from graphical markers. We focus on analyzing different factors that can have influence on the processes of the automatic recognition of information from a code. The research we present aims at reviewing recognition performances in function of: size of a marker, distance from/to...

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  • High frequency impulse ground penetrating radar application in assessment of interlayer connections

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    - MATEC Web of Conferences - 2018

    Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) technique is commonly used in the nondestructive evaluation of pavement structures. In particular, this method is used to estimate thicknesses of pavement layers as well as it can be utilized in advanced studies of pavement structures. The device presented in this paper comprise the high frequency impulse antennas that allow for investigating the interlayer zones in terms of their electromagnetic...

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  • Smart Cities Concept: Smart Mobility Indicator

    Publikacja

    - CYBERNETICS AND SYSTEMS - 2019

    This work attempts to analyze problems resulting from the lack of possibility to assess the effectiveness of the implementation of “Smart Mobility” solutions, which represent one of the cornerstones of Smart Cities, from the point of view of city hall offices. The work presents existing Smart Mobility evaluation solutions, discusses their drawbacks, and then proposes a new indicator. The final part of the work presents assumptions...

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  • Optoelectronic device for hematocrit measurements

    An optoelectronic system for measurements of hematocrit level (HCT) in the whole human blood is presented. Proposed system integrates a dedicated optoelectronic sensor, a microcontroller and a small LCD display in a low cost, battery-powered, handheld device. Chosen method for determining blood hematocrit level is based on optical properties of whole blood in visible and NIR wavelength range. Measurements with the use of proposed...

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  • Measuring Business Excellence

    Czasopisma
    SHERPA RoMEO Zielony Pomoc

    ISSN: 1368-3047 , eISSN: 1758-8057

  • Smart Blue Cities

    Publikacja

    - EUROPA XXI - 2019

    This paper presents the concept of Smart Cities from the perspective of those located by water, considering if there are more major differences in the way the concept is implemented in coastal cities, as opposed to those located anywhere else. It proves possible to point to such differences, in relation to the three key areas of mobility, the environment and living. Further consideration is given to specific legal and cross-cultural...

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  • Smart city - miasto oszczędne

    Publikacja

    - 2013

    Publikacja prezentuje koncepcję smart city oraz smart growth.

  • Measuring research on radio wave propagation

    Publikacja

    - 2010

    Telecommunication connections are increasingly based on the wireless links, both fixed and mobile, carried out under different radio systems. This kind of solution has many advantages. However, the propagation medium is a factor that causes many difficulties in designing wireless networks, because of large diversity of propagation environments. Transmission loss in each environment is determined by many variables phenomena and...

  • Piezoelectric Transducer for Mechanical Assessment of Soft Tissues. Concept, Implementation and Analysis

    Publikacja

    The main goal of this work was following: preparation of a new concept, implementation and analysis of the piezoelectric resonant sensor/actuator for measuring the aging process of human skin. The research work has been carried out in the framework of cooperation between the INP-ENSEEIHT-LAPLACE, Toulouse, France, and at the Gdansk University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical and Control Engineering, Research Group of...

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  • Device for spoofing in global positioning system

    This article describes the device which may be used to generate false GPS signals and emit them into radio communication channel. Such attack is called GPS spoofing. Each GPS receiver which remains in the range of a spoofing device (called spoofer) indicates time and position coordinates which are predetermined by the spoofer’s operator. Spoofing may be used e.g. in order to disable the terrorist group from obtaining correct navigation...

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  • Smart Specializations as Innovative Ecosystems

    Publikacja

    - 2018

    In the article it is showed that regional smart specializations that are currently the most important tool of the European innovation policy may be perceived, and if effective should constitute, innovative ecosystems. The article presents the concepts of smart specializations and innovative ecosystems. The concept of innovative ecosystem is, in the article, presented from the perspective of its foundation and relations to other...

  • Measuring Pulse Rate with a Webcam

    In this paper a simple method of measuring the pulse rate is presented. Elaborated algorithm allows for efficient pulse rate registration directly from face images captured from a webcam. The desired signal is obtained by proper channel selection and principal component analysis. To determine the accuracy of the method an ECG signal is collected together with a video recordings. The effectiveness of the algorithm is considered...

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  • STRUCTURE AND ALGORITHMS OF A DIAGNOSTIC DEVICE IN A WHEELED TRACTOR

    Publikacja

    - Diagnostyka - 2013

    Diagnostic device monitors the tractor’s technical condition and identifies the location of damaged components during operation. The diagnostic device detects and identifies the following types of defects: functional defects (uf) which affect performance, exhaust defects (ue) which increase toxic emissions and fuel consumption, defects that jeopardize driving safety (us), defects that affect engine performance (ud). The key component...

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  • Fault detection in measuring systems of power plants

    Publikacja

    This paper describes possibility of forming diagnostic relations based on application of the artifical neural networks (ANNs), intended for the identifying of degradation of measuring instruments used in developed power systems. As an example a steam turbine high-power plant was used. And, simulative calculations were applied to forming diagnostic neural relations. Both degradation of the measuring instruments and simultaneously...

  • Towards a Smart Sustainable City Roadmap

    Publikacja
    • G. Pereira
    • E. Estevez
    • R. Krimmer
    • M. Janssen
    • T. Janowski

    - 2019

    This workshop of the CAP4CITY (Erasmus+ Strengthening Governance Capacity for Smart Sustainable Cities) project is to promote and stimulate the discussion and networking in the area of Digital Government. Smart Sustainable Cities and related concepts of Digital, Intelligent and Smart Cities represent a progression of how cities around the world apply digital technology to serve their populations, pursue sustainable socio-economic...

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  • Performance Analysis of Interaction between Smart Glasses and Smart Objects Using Image-Based Object Identification

    Publikacja

    We propose the use of smart glasses to collaborate with smart objects in the Internet of Things environment. Particularly we are focusing on new interaction methods and the analysis of acceptable reaction times in the process of object recognition using smart glasses. We evaluated the proposed method using user studies and experiments with three different smart glasses: Google Glass, Epson Moverio, and the developed eGlasses platform....

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  • A New Rehabilitation Device for Balance Impaired Individuals

    Publikacja

    - 2019

    In the paper authors present a device designed to improve the rehabilitation process of people with balance impairment. The discussed device (JStep) utilizes a commercially available static standing frame (stander) modified in order to fit force sensing units under the feet and in the pillows around the hips of a patient. While executing rehabilitation tasks, the patient may compensate his balance deficiency by leaning on the pillows...

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  • Relationship between semi- and fully-device-independent protocols

    Publikacja
    • H. Li
    • P. Mironowicz
    • M. Pawłowski
    • Z. Yin
    • Y. Wu
    • S. Wang
    • W. Chen
    • H. Hu
    • G. Guo
    • Z. Han

    - PHYSICAL REVIEW A - 2013

    We study the relation between semi and fully device independent protocols. As a tool, we use the correspondence between Bell inequalities and dimension witnesses. We present a method for converting the former into the latter and vice versa. This relation provides us with interesting results for both scenarios. First, we find new random number generation protocols with higher bit rates for both the semi and fully device independent...

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  • Auto adaptation of mobile device characteristics to various acoustic conditions

    The proposed methodology of auto adaptation of the mobile device characteristics to various acoustic conditions is presented in the paper. The first goal of this study was to determine the parameters of the acoustic path of the mobile device, for both transmitting (speaker) and receiver (microphone). Results of the measurement of characteristics of mobile devices were presented. Information about characteristics of individual parts...

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  • Standards on Cyber Security Assessment of Smart Grid

    Security evaluation of communication systems in smart grid poses a great challenge to the developers and operators. In recent years many new smart grid standards were proposed, which paradoxically results in the difficulty in finding a relevant publication in this plethora of literature. This paper presents the results of a systematic analysis which aimed at addressing this issue by identifying standards that present sound security...

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  • Interactions with recognized patients using smart glasses

    Publikacja

    - 2015

    Recently, different smart glasses solutions have been proposed on the market. The rapid development of this wearable technology has led to several research projects related to applications of smart glasses in healthcare. In this paper we propose a general architecture of the system enabling data integration for the recognized person. In the proposed system smart glasses integrates data obtained for the recognized patient from health...

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  • Power Electronics Building Blocks for implementing Smart MV/LV Distribution Transformers for Smart Grid

    Publikacja

    With an observed increase in the involvement of active consumers in activities aimed at improving energy efficiency and increasing interest in producing energy from renewable sources, there is a need for the development of new technologies enabling the distribution network operators to offer new services and functionalities. Smart MV/LV distribution transformers are characterized by a compact three-stage design, including an...

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