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  • Autocorrelation analysis of particle magnetization in erased particulate media. 

    Aziz, Mustafa M.; Middleton, Barry K.; Miles, J. J. (IEEE, 2002)
    General analytical expressions for the magnetization power spectral densities of particulate media are derived by using the three-dimensional autocorrelation function. Expressions include the effects of AC demagnetized ...
  • Automated construction of evolutionary algorithm operators for the bi-objective water distribution network design problem using a genetic programming based hyper-heuristic approach 

    McClymont, Kent; Keedwell, Edward; Savic, Dragan; Randall-Smith, Mark (IWA Publishing for IAHR-IWA-IAHS Joint Committee on Hydroinformatics, 2014)
    The water distribution network (WDN) design problem is primarily concerned with finding the optimal pipe sizes that provide the best service for minimal cost; a problem of continuing importance both in the UK and ...
  • Automated Detection of Pipe Bursts and other Events in Water Distribution Systems 

    Romano, Michele; Kapelan, Zoran; Savic, Dragan (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2012)
    This paper presents a new methodology for the automated near real-time detection of pipe bursts and other events which induce similar abnormal pressure/flow variations (e.g., unauthorised consumptions) at the District ...
  • Automatic multi-objective sectorization of a water distribution network 

    De Paola, F.; Fontana, N.; Galdiero, E.; Giugni, M.; Savic, Dragan; Sorgenti Degli Uberti, G. (Elsevier, 2014)
    This paper deals with optimization of Water Distribution Networks (WDNs) by establishing District Metered Areas (DMAs). A methodological approach for the automatic partitioning of a WDN into DMAs is presented and discussed. ...
  • Automatic segmentation of episodes containing epileptic clonic seizures in video sequences 

    Kalitzin, S; Petkov, G; Velis, D; Vledder, B; Lopes da Silva, F (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012-12)
    Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by sudden, often unexpected transitions from normal to pathological behavioral states called epileptic seizures. Some of these seizures are accompanied by uncontrolled, ...
  • Automatic thresholding from the gradients of region boundaries 

    Landini, G; Randell, DA; Fouad, S; Galton, AP (Wiley, 2016-09-20)
    We present an approach for automatic threshold segmentation of greyscale images. The procedure is inspired by a reinterpretation of the strategy observed in human operators when adjusting thresholds manually and interactively ...
  • Average values of L-series for real characters in function fields 

    Andrade, JC; Bae, S; Jung, H (SpringerOpen, 2016)
    We establish asymptotic formulae for the first and second moments of quadratic Dirichlet L–functions, at the centre of the critical strip, associated to the real quadratic function field k( √ P) and inert imaginary ...
  • Axial speed of sound for the monitoring of injured equine tendons: a preliminary study. 

    Vergari, C; Pourcelot, P; Ravary-Plumioën, B; Dupays, AG; Jacquet, S; Audigié, F; Denoix, JM; Laugier, P; Mitton, D; Crevier-Denoix, N (Elsevier, 2011-10-22)
    Equine superficial digital flexor tendons (SDFT) are often injured, and they represent an excellent model for human sport tendinopathies. While lesions can be precisely diagnosed by clinical evaluation and ultrasonography, ...
  • Axial speed of sound is related to tendon's nonlinear elasticity. 

    Vergari, C; Ravary-Plumioën, B; Evrard, D; Laugier, P; Mitton, D; Pourcelot, P; Crevier-Denoix, N (Elsevier, 2011-11-10)
    Axial speed of sound (SOS) measurements have been successfully applied to noninvasively evaluate tendon load, while preliminary studies showed that this technique also has a potential clinical interest in the follow up of ...
  • Babinet’s principle and the band structure of surface waves on patterned metal arrays 

    Edmunds, James D.; Taylor, Melita C.; Hibbins, Alastair P.; Sambles, J. Roy; Youngs, I.J. (American Institute of Physics, 2010)
    The microwave response of an array of square metal patches and its complementary structure, an array of square holes, has been experimentally studied. The resonant phenomena, which yield either enhanced transmission or ...
  • Back analysis of the 2014 San Leo Landslide using combined terrestrial laser scanning and 3D distinct element modelling 

    Spreafico, MC; Francioni, M; Cervi, F; Stead, D; Bitelli, G; Ghirotti, M; Girelli, VA; Lucente, CC; Tini, MA; Borgatti, L (Springer Verlag (Germany), 2015-05-12)
    © 2015 Springer-Verlag Wien Landslides of the lateral spreading type, involving brittle geological units overlying ductile terrains, are a common occurrence in the sandstone and limestone plateaux of the northern Apennines ...
  • Back to the future: Assessing the damage of 2004 DHAKA FLOOD in The 2050 urban environment (journal article) 

    Khan, David M.; Verbeek, William; Chen, Albert S.; Hammond, Michael J.; Islam, F.; Pervin, I.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Butler, David (Wiley, 2015-12-08)
    Planning to make a city flood resilient needs proper assessment of future conditions. Urban growth models are being used as a planning tool for city development. Within the project Collaborative Research in Flood Resilience ...
  • Back to the future: Assessing the impact of the 2004 flood in Dhaka in 2050 (conference paper) 

    Khan, David M.; Taher, Imtiaz; Veerbeek, William; Chen, Albert S.; Hammond, Michael J.; Djordjevic, Slobodan; Butler, David (Centre for Water Systems, University of Exeter, 2013)
    Planning to make a city flood resilient needs proper assessment of the future conditions. Urban growth models are being used as a planning tool for City development. Within the CORFU project flood management strategies ...
  • Backflow in the relaxation of a hybrid aligned nematic cell 

    Jewell, Sharon A.; Sambles, J. Roy (American Institute of Physics, 2003)
    The optical convergent-beam technique has been used to measure the changing director profile in a 4.6 µm ZLI-2293 filled hybrid aligned nematic cell when a 7 Vrms ac voltage was removed. The relaxation process has been ...
  • Bacterial secretion and the role of diffusive and subdiffusive first passage processes 

    Marten, F; Tsaneva-Atanasova, Krasimira; Giuggioli, L (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2012)
    By funneling protein effectors through needle complexes located on the cellular membrane, bacteria are able to infect host cells during type III secretion events. The spatio-temporal mechanisms through which these events ...
  • Balancing of parallel U-shaped assembly lines 

    Kucukkoc, Ibrahim; Zhang, David Z. (Elsevier, 2015-06-11)
    A new hybrid assembly line design, called Parallel U-shaped Assembly Line system, is introduced and characterised along with numerical examples for the first time. Different from existing studies on U-shaped lines, we ...
  • Band gaps in jagged and straight graphene nanoribbons tunable by an external electric field 

    Saroka, V.A.; Batrakov, K.G.; Demin, V.A.; Chernozatonskii, L.A. (IOP Publishing, 2015)
    Band gap control by an external field is useful in various optical, infrared and THz applications. However, widely tunable band gaps are still not practical due to a variety of reasons. Using the orthogonal tight-binding ...
  • Baseline geochemistry of Devonian low-grade metasedimentary rocks in Cornwall: preliminary data and environmental significance. 

    Scott, P.W.; Reid, K.S.; Shail, R.K.; Scrivener, R.C. (The Ussher Society, 2003)
    Geochemical baseline data provide information on the state of the environment before modification by mining and other anthropogenic activities. A summary of the analyses of 41 elements on 100 samples from Devonian ...
  • Battle of background leakage assessment for Water Networks (BBLAWN) at WDSA conference 2014 

    Giustolisi, O.; Berardi, L.; Laucelli, D.; Savic, Dragan; Walski, T.; Brunone, B. (Elsevier, 2014)
    The Battle of Background Leakage Assessment for Water Networks (BBLAWN) is the fifth in a series of "Battle Competitions" dating back to the Battle of the Water Networks (BWN) in 1985 and, more recently, the Battle of the ...
  • The Battle of the Water Networks II (BWN-II) 

    Marchi, A.; Salomons, E; Ostfeld, A.; Kapelan, Zoran; Simpson, A; Zecchin, A. C.; Maier, H.R.; Wu, Z; Elsayed, S; Song, Y; Walski, T.; Stokes, C; Wu, W; Dandy, G.C.; Alvisi, S; Creaco, Enrico; Franchini, Marco; Saldarriaga, J; Páez, D; Hernandez, David; Bohórquez, J; Bent, R; Coffrin, C; Judi, D; McPherson, T; van Hentenryck, P; Matos, J; Monteiro, A; Matias, N; Yoo, D; Lee, H; Kim, J; Iglesias-Rey, P; Martínez-Solano, F; Mora-Meliá, D; Ribelles-Aguilar, J; Guidolin, Michele; Fu, Guangtao; Reed, P.M.; Wang, Qi; Liu, H; McClymont, K; Johns, Matthew B.; Keedwell, Edward; Kandiah, V; Jasper, M; Drake, K; Shafiee, E; Barandouzi, M; Berglund, A; Brill, D; Mahinthakumar, G; Ranjithan, R; Zechman, E; Morley, Mark S.; Tricarico, Carla; de Marinis, G.; Tolson, B; Khedr, A; Asadzadeh, M (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2013-05-18)
    The Battle of the Water Networks II (BWN-II) is the latest of a series of competitions related to the design and operation of water distribution systems (WDSs) undertaken within the Water Distribution Systems Analysis ...