Recent Submissions

  • Model-based engineering for the integration of manufacturing systems with advanced analytics 

    Lechevalier, David; Narayanan, Anantha; Rachuri, Sudarsan; Foufou, Sebti; Lee, Y. Tina ( Springer New York LLC , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    To employ data analytics effectively and efficiently on manufacturing systems, engineers and data scientists need to collaborate closely to bring their domain knowledge together. In this paper, we introduce a domain-specific ...
  • Lifecycle management in the smart city context: Smart parking use-case 

    Hefnawy, Ahmed; Elhariri, Taha; Bouras, Abdelaziz; Cherifi, Chantal; Robert, Jeremy; ... more authors ( Springer New York LLC , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Lifecycle management enables enterprises to manage their products, services and product-service bundles. IoT and CPS have made products and services smarter by closing the loop of data across different phases of lifecycle. ...
  • Comparison of registration methods for mobile manipulators 

    BOSTELMAN, ROGER; EASTMAN, ROGER; HONG, TSAI; ENEIN, OMAR ABOUL; LEGOWIK, STEVEN; ... more authors ( World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Mobile manipulators can be effective, efficient, and flexible for automation on the factory floor but will need safety and performance standards for wide adoption. This paper looks at a specific area of performance standards ...
  • An environmental burden shifting approach to re-evaluate the environmental impacts of products 

    Yu, Xi; Nongaillard, Antoine; Sekhari, Aicha; Bouras, Abdelaziz ( Springer New York LLC , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Life cycle assessment (LCA) can help enterprises evaluate their product's environmental impacts through the entire product life cycle (PLC). On the basis of the evaluation result, phases which need to take activities to ...
  • A parallel patient treatment time prediction algorithm and its applications in hospital queuing-recommendation in a big data environment 

    Chen, Jianguo; Li, Kenli; Tang, Zhuo; Bilal, Kashif; Li, Keqin ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Article)
    Effective patient queue management to minimize patient wait delays and patient overcrowding is one of the major challenges faced by hospitals. Unnecessary and annoying waits for long periods result in substantial human ...
  • An improved star test for implicit polynomial objects 

    Fang, Lincong; Michelucci, Dominique; Foufou, Sebti ( Elsevier Ltd , 2016 , Article)
    For a given point set, a particular point is called a star if it can see all the boundary points of the set. The star test determines whether a candidate point is a star for a given set. It is a key component of some ...
  • Re-parameterization reduces irreducible geometric constraint systems 

    Barki, Hichem; Fang, Lincong; Michelucci, Dominique; Foufou, Sebti ( Elsevier Ltd , 2016 , Article)
    You recklessly told your boss that solving a non-linear system of size n (n unknowns and n equations) requires a time proportional to n, as you were not very attentive during algorithmic complexity lectures. So now, you ...
  • Integration of smart city and lifecycle concepts for enhanced large-scale event management 

    Hefnawy, Ahmed; Bouras, Abdelaziz; Cherifi, Chantal ( Springer New York LLC , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Hosting large-scale events is the dream of many cities around the world, however challenging. Hosting a large-scale event is a complex project that requires careful planning, precise implementation, interactive operation, ...
  • Optimization and Prediction of Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Graphene/LLDPE Nanocomposites by Using Artificial Neural Networks 

    Khanam, P. Noorunnisa; AlMaadeed, MA; AlMaadeed, Sumaaya; Kunhoth, Suchithra; Ouederni, M.; ... more authors ( Hindawi Publishing Corporation , 2016 , Article)
    The focus of this work is to develop the knowledge of prediction of the physical and chemical properties of processed linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE)/graphene nanoplatelets composites. Composites made from LLDPE ...
  • Mobile manipulator performance measurement towards manufacturing assembly tasks 

    Bostelman, Roger; Foufou, Sebti; Legowik, Steve; Hong, Tsai Hong ( Springer New York LLC , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Mobile manipulator performance measurement research is relatively minimal as compared to that of robot arms. Measurement methods, such as optical tracking systems, are useful for measuring the performance of mobile ...
  • Jointly identifying opinion mining elements and fuzzy measurement of opinion intensity to analyze product features 

    Zhang, Haiqing; Sekhari, Aicha; Ouzrout, Yacine; Bouras, Abdelaziz ( Elsevier Ltd , 2016 , Article)
    Opinion mining mainly involves three elements: feature and feature-of relations, opinion expressions and the related opinion attributes (e.g. Polarity), and feature-opinion relations. Although many works have emerged to ...
  • On the evaluation of tweet timeline generation task 

    Magdy, Walid; Elsayed, Tamer; Hasanain, Maram ( Springer Verlag , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Tweet Timeline Generation (TTG) task aims to generate a timeline of relevant but novel tweets that summarizes the development of a given topic. A typical TTG system first retrieves tweets then detects novel tweets among ...
  • Customer reviews analysis based on information extraction approaches 

    Zhang, Haiqing; Sekhari, Aicha; Fourli-Kartsouni, Florendia; Ouzrout, Yacine; Bouras, Abdelaziz ( Springer New York LLC , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    The existing information extraction approaches are generally analyzed and then categorized into several groups based on the superiority and the intelligence of the approaches as well as their capability to solve complex ...
  • Knowledge management on asset management for end of life products 

    Chakpitak, N.; Loahavilai, P.; Dahal, K.; Bouras, A. ( Springer New York LLC , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Because of considerable high labor cost in developed countries particularly Japan and Korea, the end of life products required manual or semi-manual processes have been relocated to developing countries. In addition, the ...
  • A virtual milling machine model to generate machine-monitoring data for predictive analytics 

    Lechevalier, David; Shin, Seung-Jun; Woo, Jungyub; Rachuri, Sudarsan; Foufou, Sebti ( Springer New York LLC , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Real data from manufacturing processes are essential to create useful insights for decision-making. However, acquiring real manufacturing data can be expensive and time consuming. To address this issue, we implement a ...
  • Direct unsupervised text line extraction from colored historical manuscript images using DCT 

    Baig, Asim; Al-Maadeed, Somaya; Bouridane, Ahmed; Cheriet, Mohamed ( Springer Verlag , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Extracting lines of text from a manuscript is an important preprocessing step in many digital paleography applications. These extracted lines play a fundamental part in the identification of the author and/or age of the ...
  • Towards energy-aware 5G heterogeneous networks 

    Lateef, Hafiz Yasar; Dohler, Mischa; Mohammed, Amr; Guizani, Mohsen Mokhtar; Chiasserini, Carla Fabiana ( Springer International Publishing , 2016 , Book chapter)
    Over the past decade, the telecommunication industry has witnessed excessive growth in the number of mobile users. Market forecasts envision that there will be nearly 8.6 billion mobile devices worldwide by 2017. This ...
  • Motion-Aware Graph Regularized RPCA for background modeling of complex scenes 

    Javed, Sajid; Jung, Soon Ki; Mahmood, Arif; Bouwmans, Thierry ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Computing a background model from a given sequence of video frames is a prerequisite for many computer vision applications. Recently, this problem has been posed as learning a low-dimensional subspace from high dimensional ...
  • Arabic corpora for credibility analysis 

    Al Zaatari, Ayman; El Ballouli, Rim; Elbassuoni, Shady; El-Hajj, Wassim; Hajj, Hazem; ... more authors ( European Language Resources Association (ELRA) , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    A significant portion of data generated on blogging and microblogging websites is non-credible as shown in many recent studies. To filter out such non-credible information, machine learning can be deployed to build automatic ...
  • PLM system support for collaborative development of wearable meta-products using SBCE 

    Essamlali, Mohammed Taha Elhariri; Sekhari, Aicha; Bouras, Abdelaziz ( Springer New York LLC , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Nowadays, in the era of Internet of Things, people tend to be more tied to connected products seeking to ease and improve quality of life and find new ways to make things such as daily tasks differently. In this context, ...

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