• Detection of seizure signals in newborns 

      Boashash, Boualem; Barklem, P; Keir, M ( IEEE , 1999 , Conference Paper)
      This paper considers a system design for processing a multidimensional biomedical signal formed by EEG, ECG, EOG and motion recorded from a newborn, for the purpose of detection of epileptic seizures in newborns as an ...
    • Fuzzy time domain and Z-transform for modeling of harmonic electric loads 

      El-Hawary, M.E.; Soliman, S.A.; Temraz, H.K. ( IEEE , 2001 , Conference Paper)
      This paper demonstrates the application of fuzzy systems and Z-transform for electric load modeling in the presence and/or absence of harmonics. The problem is formulated as one of linear optimization, where the objective ...
    • Fuzzy system applications for identification of weak buses in power systems 

      Alammari, R.A. ( King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals , 2002 , Article)
      In this paper a simple new algorit hm for identifying the weak buses in a power system for voltage stability study is presented. The proposed algorithm is based on fuzzy set theory. Two membership functions, one for voltage ...
    • Power system frequency estimation based on simulated annealing. Part I: A constant frequency study 

      Mantawy, A.H.; Soliman, S.A.; El-Hawary, M.E. ( King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals , 2003 , Article)
      In this paper a new algorithm based on Simulated Annealing (SA) method is used to estimate the signal parameters of a system steady power system, having a constant frequency during data window size. The proposed algorithm ...
    • End-to-end outage probability of multihop transmission over lognormal shadowed channels 

      Hasna, M.O.; Alouini, M.S. ( King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals , 2003 , Article)
      End-to-end outage probability evaluation of multihop wireless communication systems over lognormal shadowed channels is presented. Closed-form expression for the end-to-end signal to noise ratio of systems equipped with ...
    • Long-term electric peak load forecasting for power system planning: A comparative study 

      Soliman, S.A.; Alammari, R.A.; El-Hawary, M.E.; Temraz, H.K. ( King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals , 2004 , Article)
      A comparative study between two static estimation algorithms, namely least error squares (LES) and least absolute value (LAV) algorithm was presented. The proposed algorithm used the past history data for the load and the ...
    • A resolver converter based upon a novel open-Loop Technique 

      Benammar, M.; Ben-Brahim, L.; Alhamadi, M.A.; Al-Emadi, N.; Al-Hitmi, M. ( IEEE , 2008 , Conference Paper)
      The paper presents a novel technique for the determination of the angle from slowly-varying quadrature co-sinusoidal signals produced, for example, by position sensors. In the presented scheme applied to a resolver, the ...
    • Voltage stability evaluation of real power transmission system using singular value decomposition technique 

      Ellithy, K.; Shaheen, M.; Al-Athba, M.; Al-Subaie, A.; Al-Mohannadi, S.; ... more authors ( IEEE , 2008 , Conference Paper)
      Voltage stability is an important factor that needs to be taken into consideration during the planning and operation of power systems in order to avoid voltage collapse and subsequently partial or full system blackout. ...
    • Iterative learning control for variable frequency drives 

      Ben-Brahim, L. ( IEEE , 2008 , Conference Paper)
      Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) are subject to various types of disturbances especially cyclical ones. These periodic disturbances are difficult to compensate by conventional controllers. Repetitive control can only ...
    • Wireless transmission with cooperation on demand for slow and fast fading environments 

      Tourki, Kamel; Alouini, Mohamed S.; Hasna, Mazen O. ( IEEE , 2008 , Conference Paper)
      Mobile users with single antennas can still take advantage of spatial diversity through repetition based cooperative transmission. In this paper, we consider a scheme in which the relay chooses to cooperate only if the ...
    • A Discontinuous PWM Method for Balancing the Neutral Point Voltage in Three-Level Inverter-Fed Variable Frequency Drives 

      Ben-Brahim, L. ( IEEE , 2008 , Article)
      The paper describes a new discontinuous carrier-based pulsewidth modulation (PWM) method for use in variable frequency drives (VFD) driven by three-level inverters. The method introduces three different switching patterns ...
    • A New Low Cost Linear Resolver Converter 

      Ben-Brahim, L.; Benammar, M.; Alhamadi, M.A.; Al-Emadi, N.; Al-Hitmi, M.A. ( IEEE , 2008 , Article)
      A new low cost converter topology is proposed for sinusoidal position encoders. The converter enables determination of the angle from the sine and cosine signals of the encoder. When used with resolvers, the implementation ...
    • An open-loop technique for angle determination from position encoders 

      Benammar, M.; Ben-Brahim, L.; Alhamadi, M.A.; Al-Emadi, N.; Al-Hitmi, M. ( IEEE , 2008 , Conference Paper)
      The paper presents a novel technique for the determination of the angle from low-frequency quadrature cosinusoidal signals produced, for example, by position sensors. In the presented scheme applied to a resolver, the ...
    • Generalized dynamic spectrum access: An order statistics design perspective 

      Elkashlan, M.; Khattab, T. ( Elsevier GmbH , 2008 , Article)
      A new adaptive multiple access scheme based on the theory of order statistics is introduced. The proposed algorithm employs a semi-random allocation mechanism that limits subchannel selection to the highest-gain subchannels. ...
    • A Resolver Angle Estimator Based on Its Excitation Signal 

      Ben-Brahim, L.; Benammar, M.; Alhamadi, M.A. ( IEEE , 2009 , Article)
      A resolver generates a pair of signals proportional to the sine and cosine of the angular position of its shaft. A new low-cost method for converting the amplitudes of these sine/cosine transducer signals into a measure ...
    • Digitally-tuned resolver converter 

      Benammar, M.; Bagher, M.; Al Kaisi, M. ( Elsevier B.V. , 2009 , Article)
      Sinusoidal encoders provide electrical signals related to the sine and cosine of the mechanical shaft angle θ. An analog converter is described for the linearization of these signals and hence for linear computation of θ. ...
    • Developing Engineering Learning Objects Online Portal with LabVIEW and an Open Source Web Content Management System 

      Abdulwahed, Mahmoud; Nagy, Zoltan K; Blanchard, Richard ( ASEE , 2009 , Article)
      Learning objects (LOs) are independent chunks of knowledge normally used for instructional or learning purposes. LOs are normally reusable in the sense that they can be adopted and adapted for various learning and instructional ...
    • Improved Discrete Definition of Quadratic Time-Frequency Distributions 

      O'Toole, J.M.; Mesbah, M.; Boashash, B. ( IEEE , 2010 , Article)
      Computation of a time-frequency distribution (TFD) requires a discrete version of the continuous distribution. This discrete TFD (DTFD) should be free from aliasing and conserve all the important mathematical properties ...
    • Editorial: Time-Frequency Approach to Radar Detection, Imaging, and Classification 

      Thayaparan, Thayananthan; Stankovic, Ljubisa; Amin, Moeness; Chen, Victor; Cohen, Leon; ... more authors ( Institution of Engineering and Technology , 2010 , Article)
      One of the central problems in exploiting the radar data is the analysis of atime series. The problem at hand is how to extract the information present in the data and use it to its full potential. Traditionally, radar ...
    • Time-frequency approach to radar detection, imaging, and classification 

      Thayaparan, T; Stankovic, L; Amin, M; Cohen, L; Boashash, B ( Institution of Engineering and Technology , 2010 , Article)
      One of the central problems in exploiting the radar data is the analysis of atime series. The problem at hand is how to extract the information present in the data and use it to its full potential. Traditionally, radar ...