Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering

Organizing Committee

Conference General Chair
Hussein Mouftah
University of Ottawa

Organizing Committee Chair
Ramiro Liscano
University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Technical Program co-Chairs
Rafik Goubran,
Carleton University
Voicu Groza and
Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
University of Ottawa

Local Arrangements Chair
John Grefford
CRO Engineering Ltd.

Publication co-Chairs
Raed Abdullah
Hydro Ottawa
Tariq Al-Omari
Carleton University

Publicity Chair
Bahram Zahir Azami
Hivva Technologies

Finance Chair
Branislav Djokic
National Research Council Canada

Sponsor / Exhibit Chair
Jasmin Roy
Communications Research Centre

Industrial Relations Chair
Maike Luiken Miller
NCIT

Workshop / Tutorial Chair
George Yee
National Research Council Canada

DRDC Workshop Chair
Sreeraman Rajan
DRDC Ottawa

Student Activities
Vijay Narasimhan
University of Ottawa

Webmaster
Amir Ghavam
University of Ottawa

IEEE Canada President
Robert Hanna
RPM Engineering Ltd.

Conference Advisory Chair
Witold Kinsner
University of Manitoba

Secretary & Registration Chair
Wahab Almuhtadi
Algonquin College, School of Advanced Technolgy

1385 Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa, ON, Canada, K2G 1V8
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E-mail: ccece06@ieee.org

Registration co-Chairs
Preeti Raman,
EIDOS Ottawa
Soorena Merat,
IEEE Ottawa


Technology for a better World

May 7 to 10, 2006 - Ottawa Congress Centre, Ottawa, Canada
http://www.ieee.ca/ccece06/

Program Contents:

Detailed Technical Program

Day 3 - Wednesday, May 10

08:00 AM - 09:40 AM

10:00 AM - 11:40 AM

01:20 PM - 03:00 PM

03:20 PM - 5:00 PM

AC2/AD2 Capital Hall 1, Advanced Computer Architecture / Analog & Digital Electronics

Chair: Rami Abielmona

8:00 - 8:20

AC2-1

Run-Time Reconfigurable Built-In-Self-Test

Rami Abielmona ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

8:20 - 8:40

AC2-2

 

A Reconfigurable Cache Architecture for Object-Oriented Embedded Systems

Mehdi Modarressi (Sharif University of Technology , Iran )

8:40 - 9:00

AD2-1

 

A Low-Power Efficient Direct Digital Frequency Synthesizer based on New Two-Level Lookup Table

Stanley Lee (NCUE, Taiwan )

9:00 - 9:20

AD2-2

 

Design of an Active-RC Band-pass Filter for a Sub-sampling RF Delta Modulator

Ali Naderi (Polystim Neurotechnologies Laboratory, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada)

9:20 - 9:40

AC2-2

 

A Reconfigurable Cache Architecture for Object-Oriented Embedded Systems

Mehdi Modarressi (Sharif University of Technology, Iran)

BE3 Capital Hall 2, Biomedical Engineering & Bioinformatics

Chair: Kexing Liu

8:00 - 8:20

BE3-1

IMAGING OF ELECTRODE MOVEMENT AND CONDUCTIVITY CHANGE IN ELECTRICAL IMPEDANCE TOMOGRAPHY

Camille Gomez-Labe ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

8:20 - 8:40

BE3-2

 

On the Use of Spectral Clustering for Prostate Tissue Characterization

Samar Mohamad ( University of Waterloo , Canada )

8:40 - 9:00

BE3-3

 

Blood Impedance Characterization from Pulsatile Measurements

Tao Dai ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

9:00 - 9:20

BE3-4

 

Breast Cancer Prognosis via Gaussian Mixture Regression

Tiago Falk (Queen’s University , Canada )

9:20 - 9:40

BE3-5

Data Mining Methods for Protein-Protein Interactions

Zahra Nafar ( Carleton University , Canada )

CN3 Capital Hall 3, Computer Networks and Systems

Chair: Miguel Vargas Martin

8:00 - 8:20

CN3-1

A Minimum-Cost Resilient Tree-based VPLS for Digital Broadcast TV Services

Bijan Rahimi ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

8:20 - 8:40

CN3-2

 

GRWA Provisioning and Segment Protection in WDM Optical Networks

Brigitte Jaumard ( Concordia University , Canada )

8:40 - 9:00

CN3-3

 

Integrated Routing System For Wireless Mesh Networks

Muhammad Jaseemuddin ( Rayerson University , Canada )

9:00 - 9:20

CN3-4

 

Packet Switching Network Performance Indicators as Function of Network Topology and Routing Algorithms

Anna T. Lawniczak ( University of Guelph , Canada )

9:20 - 9:40

CN3-5

Proposing a Network Infrastructure Approach for Combating Child Pornography

Miguel Vargas Martin (University of Ontario Institute of Technology , Canada )

CT1 Capital Hall 4, Control Theory & Applications

Chair: J. R. Raol

8:00 - 8:20

CT1-1

Parameter Estimation using Large Amplitude Data from Real Time Simulator of an Aircraft

J. R. Raol (National Aerospace Labs, India)

8:20 - 8:40

CT1-2

 

Control of Tele-Operation Systems Subject to Capacity Limited Channels and Uncertainty

Alireza Farhadi ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

8:40 - 9:00

CT1-3

 

Probabilistic QoS Measures for Optimal Power Control in Fading Channels

Shili Lu ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

9:00 - 9:20

CT1-4

 

Ethernet Based Car Control Network

Ramez Daoud (American University of Cairo , Egypt )

9:20 - 9:40

CT1-5

An Application of Second-order Sliding Mode Control for IC Engine Fuel Injection

Shiwei Wang ( Liverpool John Moores University , UK )

DS3 Capital Hall 5, Digital Signal Processing

Chair: Andy Adler

8:00 - 8:20

DS3-1

Modified Differential Absolute Contrast Using Thermal Quadrupoles for the Nondestructive Testing of Finite Thickness Specimens by Infrared Thermography

Clemente Ibarra-Castanedo (Université Laval, Canada)

8:20 - 8:40

DS3-2

 

Efficient Approximations for the Four Quadrant Arctangent Function

Sreeraman Rajan (DRDC-Ottawa, Canada)

8:40 - 9:00

DS3-3

 

An FPGA-based Singular Value Decomposition Processor

Mary Elizabeth Kaye ( University of New Brunswick , Canada )

9:00 - 9:20

DS3-4

 

Reconfigurable implementation of wavelet transform on an FPGA-augmented NIOS processor

Eugene Hyun ( University of Victoria , Canada )

9:20 - 9:40

DS3-5

Experimental Evaluation of Different Realizations of Recursive CIC Filters

Seyedeh Maryam Mortazavi Zanjani ( University of Tehran , Iran )

EC2 Capital Hall 6, Electronic Circuits and VLSI 

Chair: Stéphane Simard

8:00 - 8:20

EC2-1

DUAL-PATH AND DIODE-TRACKING ACTIVE INDUCTORS FOR MCML GATES

Hung Tien Bui (Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Canada)

8:20 - 8:40

EC2-2

 

MDG-BASED VERIFICATION OF THE LOOK-ASIDE INTERFACE

Donglin Li ( Concordia University , Canada )

8:40 - 9:00

EC2-3

 

Triple-DES ASIC Module for a Power-Smart System-On-Chip Architecture

Darshana Patel ( University of Guelph , Canada )

9:00 - 9:20

EC2-4

 

Towards the System-on-Chip Realization of a Sensorless Vector Controller with Microsecond-order Computation Time

Stéphane Simard (Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Canada)

9:20 - 9:40

EC2-5

A NEW TRANSISTOR-REDUNDANT VOTER FOR DEFECT-TOLERANT DIGITAL CIRCUITS

Hayssam El-Razouk ( University of Western Ontario , Canada )

EM3 Capital Hall 7, Electrical Machines and Drives

Chair: Raed Abdullah

8:00 - 8:20

EM3-1

Commande par logique floue pour l’optimisation de la consommation énergétique d’un moteur à induction triphasé

Mohsen Ghribi ( University of Moncton , Canada )

8:20 - 8:40

EM3-2

 

A Self-Tuned Fuzzy Controller for Interconnected Power Systems

Mohsen Ghribi ( University of Moncton , Canada )

8:40 - 9:00

EM3-3

 

High Performance Direct Torque Control Of Induction Motor Using Space Vector Modulation

Jagdish Chaudhari (GHRCE, India )

9:00 - 9:20

EM3-4

 

A New Method of Modeling Magnetic Saturation in Electrical Machines

Souvik Guha ( University of Windsor , Canada )

9:20 - 9:40

EM3-5

Transient Thermal Analysis of Fast Switching Devices by Partially Coupled FEM Method

Ahmed Lakhsasi (Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada)

RS1 Capital Hall 8, Remote Sensing, Sensors and Devices

Chair: Shafiq Hashmi

8:00 - 8:20

RS1-1

WIRELESS CONTROL AND COMMUNICATION TO MOTOR PROTECTION RELAYS BY USING AN EMBEDDED MICROPROCESSOR

Abraham Jacobus Johannes Mouton (Tshwane University of Technology , South Africa )

8:20 - 8:40

RS1-2

 

SOTP: A Self-Organized TDMA Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks

Yu Wang ( University of Essex , UK )

8:40 - 9:00

RS1-3

 

Fusion of high-resolution satellite and LIDAR data for individual tree recognition

Marek Zaramba (Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada)

9:00 - 9:20

RS1-4

 

A New Transport Layer Sensor Network Protocol

Shafiq Hashmi ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

SR3 Capital Hall 9, Power Systems & Renewable Energy

Chair: Rejean Arseneau

8:00 - 8:20

SR3-1

Modeling and Optimization of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells Using Statistical Design of Experiment Methodology

Martin Ordonez (Memorial University of Newfoundland , Canada )

8:20 - 8:40

SR3-2

 

Security-Constrained Unit Commitment Using Particle Swarms 

Robert Philip Collett (Memorial University of Newfoundland , Canada )

8:40 - 9:00

SR3-3

 

Ultra High Speed Protection of Series Compensated Transmission Lines using Wavelet Transforms

Adel Sharaf ( University of New Brunswick , Canada )

9:00 - 9:20

SR3-4

 

Sizing, Dynamic Modeling and Power Electronics of a Hybrid Energy System

Reaz UI Haque (Memorial University of Newfoundland , Canada )

CW7 Executive Suite, Communications & Wireless Systems

Chair: Wahab Almuhtadi

8:00 - 8:20

CW7-1

Convolutional space-time codes

Francois Chan (RMC, Canada )

8:20 - 8:40

CW7-2

 

Performance of an Orthogonal Diversity Combining Detector for Spread-Spectrum Signals

Susan Watson (DRDC, Canada )

8:40 - 9:00

CW7-3

 

Performance Evaluation of the Packet Error Rate of DS-SS physical layer in UWB Networks

Floriano De Rango ( University of Calabria , Italy )

9:00 - 9:20

CW7-4

 

Joint Call Admission Control for Next Generation Wireless Network

Olabisi Emmanuel Falowo ( University of Cape Town , South Africa )

9:20 - 9:40

CW7-5

Convergence Thresholds Analysis of Iterative Multi-user Detection

Behrooz Haidian (Concordia University, Canada)

CT2 Capital Hall 1, Control Theory & Applications

Chair: Amor Jnifene

10:00 - 10:20

CT2-1

Decentralized Adaptive Sliding Mode Control of Traffic Networks Using Multi-phase Switching Fourier Estimation

Seyyed Mohsen Azizi ( Concordia University , Canada )

10:20 - 10:40

CT2-2

 

Designing a Decentralized LQ Controller for a Traffic Network Using DFP Optimization Technique

Davood Yazdani (Queen’s University , Canada )

10:40 - 11:00

CT2-3

 

An LMI Approach to Robust Control of Packet Loss Probability

Dongli Zhang ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

11:00 - 11:20

CT2-4

 

Uncertainty and Sensitivity analysis for Tissue Laser Irradiation Model

Madhu Jain ( Ryerson University , Canada )

11:20 - 11:40

CT2-5

 

Dynamic Analysis and Time Delay Control of a Single Flexible-Link Flexible-Joint (FLFJ) Manipulator

Amor Jnifene (Royal Military College of Canada , Canada )

 

CT2-6

 

Design of a link-less hyper-redundant crawling robot driven by SMA actuators

Amor Jnifene (Royal Military College of Canada , Canada )

DS4 Capital Hall 2, Digital Signal Processing

Chair: Andy Adler

10:00 - 10:20

DS4-1

Post-Filtering for Residual Echo Suppression in Under-Modeled Acoustic Echo Cancellers

James David Gordy ( Carleton University , Canada )

10:20 - 10:40

DS4-2

 

Wyner-Ziv Coding With Temporal and Spatial Correlations for Motion Video

Buddika Adikari (Brunel University, UK)

10:40 - 11:00

DS4-3

 

Bitplane Based Wyner-Ziv Coding Using Unequal Error Protection

Buddika Adikari (Brunel University, UK)

11:00 - 11:20

DS4-4

 

Rao-Blackwellised Particle Filters: Examples of Applications

Frederic Mustiere ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

11:20 - 11:40

DS4-5

Variable Step-Size Affine Projection Algorithm with a Weighted and Regularized Projection Matrix

Tao Dai ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

EC3 Capital Hall 3, Electronic Circuits and VLSI

Chair: Ahmed Lakhasasi

10:00 - 10:20

EC3-1

Steady State Thermo-mechanical Stress Prediction for Large VLSI circuits using GDS Method

Ahmed Lakhasasi (Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada)

10:20 - 10:40

EC3-2

 

Absolutely Free Extrinsic Evolution of Passive Low-pass Filter

Yerbol Sapargaliyev ( Brunel University , UK )

10:40 - 11:00

EC3-3

 

Design and Characterization of a Digital Delay Locked Loop Synthesized from Black Box Standard Cells

Bruce Cockburn ( University of Alberta , Canada )

11:00 - 11:20

EC3-4

 

NEW ELECTRO-THERMAL INTEGRATED CIRCUIT MODELING USING COUPLING OF SIMULATORS

Sara Sharifian Attar ( Ryerson University , Canada )

11:20 - 11:40

EC3-5

Clustering Hanan Points to Reduce VLSI Interconnect Routing Times

Dilip K. Banerji ( University of Guelph , Canada )

EM4 Capital Hall 4, Electrical Machines and Drives

Chair: Raed Abdullah

10:00 - 10:20

EM4-1

Efficiency Improvements from an Electric Vehicle Induction Motor Drive , with Augmentations to a PI Control  

Ryan E. Janzen ( University of Toronto , Canada )

10:20 - 10:40

EM4-2

 

A Novel Method to Compute End-Ring and Bar Leakage Inductance in Squirrel Cage Induction Motor

Subhasis Nandi ( University of Victoria , Canada )

10:40 - 11:00

EM4-3

 

ANALYSIS AND MODELING OF A SYNCHRONOUS   MACHINE WITH STRUCTURAL ASYMMETRIES

Subhasis Nandi ( University of Victoria , Canada )

11:00 - 11:20

EM4-4

 

New Approach for Partial and Full Load Rejection Analysis of Synchronous Generator

René Wamkeue (Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Canada)

11:20 - 11:40

EM4-5

Effect of Voltage Sags on the Transient Performance of Saturated Synchronous Motors

Narayan Kar ( University of Windsor , Canada )

PE3/PS2 Capital Hall 5, Power Electronics / Power Systems Reliability

Chair: Vijay Kumar Sood

10:00 - 10:20

PE3-1

Modeling of a Chain Link Statcom in EMTP-RV

Vijay Kumar Sood (Hydro-Quebec – IREQ, Canada)

10:20 - 10:40

PE3-2

 

Modeling a Hybrid Diod-Thyristor HVDC Rectifier in EMTP-RV

Vijay Kumar Sood (Hydro-Quebec – IREQ, Canada)

10:40 - 11:00

PS2-1

 

Geomagnetically induced currents in European high-voltage power systems

Risto Pirjola (Natural Resources, Canada )

11:00 - 11:20

PS2-2

 

Advanced Analysis and Operation of Interconnected Power Systems

Sulaiman Al Rumaih ( King Saud University , Saudi Arabia )

RM2 Capital Hall 6, Robotics & Mechatronics

Chair: Amor Jnifene

10:00 - 10:20

RM2-1

Conception d’un Robot Mobile Commandé Sans fil via Internet et réseau local

Mohsen Ghribi ( University of Moncton , Canada )

10:20 - 10:40

RM2-2

 

Adaptive Teleoperation using Operator Elbow Impedance

Farid Mobasser (Queen’s University , Canada )

10:40 - 11:00

RM2-3

 

Adaptive Inverse Dynamics Control of a Free-Flying Space Robot in Contact with a Target Satellite: A Hubble Space Telescope Case

Murad Al-Shibli ( German-Jordanian University, Jordan )

11:00 - 11:20

RM2-4

 

Predictive Teleoperation Using Laser Rangefinder 

Keyvan Hashtrudi-Zaad (Queen’s University , Canada )

11:20 - 11:40

RM2-5

A Visual SLAM Solution Based on High Level Geometry Knowledge and Kalman Filtering

Zhenhe Chen ( University of Western Ontario , Canada )

RT1 Capital Hall 7, Real-Time Embedded Systems

Chair: Dan Ionescu

10:00 - 10:20

RT1-1

LIN Bus Testing Software

Mircea Popa (Politehnica University of Timisoara , Romania )

10:20 - 10:40

RT1-2

 

QoS-Driven Network-on-Chip Communication Backbone Design for Real-Time Systems

Ankur Agarwal ( Florida Atlantic University , USA )

10:40 - 11:00

RT1-3

 

Profiling of the LabVIEW Development Environment and Real-Time Module

Mahdi Javer ( Carleton University , Canada )

11:00 - 11:20

RT1-4

 

Formal Description of Time Management in Real-Time Operating Systems

Yingxu Wang ( University of Calgary , Canada )

11:20 - 11:40

RT1-5

Hardware-Software Co-Synthesis of Heterogeneous Embedded Computer Systems

Gul Khan ( Ryerson University , Canada )

SP2 Capital Hall 8, Security, Privacy and Trust

Chair: George Yee                                      

10:00 - 10:20

SP2-1

Hack Boston : Monitoring Wireless Security Awareness in an Urban Setting

Stefano Basagni (Northeastern University , USA )

10:20 - 10:40

SP2-2

 

Reconfigurable RSA Cryptography for Embedded Devices

Ambrose Chu ( University of Victoria , Canada )

10:40 - 11:00

SP2-3

 

A Comprehensive Approach to Designing Internet Security Taxonomy

Ali Abbas ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

11:00 - 11:20

SP2-4

 

Reducing Packet Loss in CBC Secured VoIP using Interleaved Encryption

Richard Dansereau ( Carleton University , Canada )

11:20 - 11:40

SP2-5

The Impact of the Implementation Style on Power Consumption and Security in Embedded Cryptosystems

Zhanrong Yang ( University of Guelph , Canada )

SR4 Capital Hall 9, Power Systems & Renewable Energy

Chair: Rejean Arseneau

10:00 - 10:20

SR4-1

An Improved Signal Detection Algorithm for TWACS Based Power Line Signals

Jacek Kilber ( University of Alberta , Canada )

10:20 - 10:40

SR4-2

 

Energy Production and GHG Emissions: Analysis of the Canadian Dilemma

Mohamed Benhaddadi (École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada)

10:40 - 11:00

SR4-3

 

Strategies Comparison for Optimization of Multi Objective Function in a Fuel Cell Electrical Vehicle

Hasan Mehrjerdi (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada)

11:00 - 11:20

SR4-4

 

A Probabilistic Approach to Classification of Transients in Power Systems

Witold Kinsner ( University of Manitoba , Canada )

CW8 Executive Suite, Communications & Wireless Systems

Chair: Wahab Almuhtadi

10:00 - 10:20

CW8-1

Likelihood-based Algorithms for Linear Digital Modulation Classification in Fading Channels

Fahed Hameed (Memorial University of Newfoundland , Canada )

10:20 - 10:40

CW8-2

 

Adaptive Multi-Stream Relaying

Furuzan Atay (Carleton University, Canada)

10:40 - 11:00

CW8-3

 

Sample Rate Conversion Technology in Software Defined Radio

Tianqi Wang (Memorial University of Newfoundland , Canada )

11:00 - 11:20

CW8-4

 

Performance Analysis of Dynamic Reconfigurable Queues for High-speed Routers/Switches

Ling Wu (Memorial University of Newfoundland , Canada )

11:20 - 11:40

CW8-5

Dynamic Rate Assignment and Power Control in Uplink UMTS W-CDMA Systems

Gang Luo ( Ryerson University , Canada )

AB1 Capital Hall 1, Agent & Internet Based Systems

Chair: George Yee

1:20 - 1:40

AB1-1

CONCEPTION COGNITIVE DE PLAN DE SITE CORRELEE A LA CONNAISSANCE PREALABLE DES LECTEURS POUR LA RECHERCHE D’INFORMATIONS SUR LE WEB

Kashif Hussain (Université de Valenciennes, France)

1:40 - 2:00

AB1-2

 

Architecture Design of Multi-Agent Systems In the Gamma Language

Hong Lin ( University of Houston-Downtown , USA )

2:00 - 2:20

AB1-3

 

Mobile Agent System for Network Topology Discovery

Adnan Ahmed ( University of Calgary , Canada )

2:20 - 2:40

AB1-4

 

A QoS Aware Web Service Replica Selection Framework for an Extranet

Shikharesh Majumdar ( Carleton University , Canada )

BE4 Capital Hall 2, Biomedical Engineering & Bioinformatics

Chair: Omar Falou

1:20 - 1:40

BE4-1

Modeling of an Iterated Birth/Death Markov Process for Optimization of Radiotherapy Treatment Planning

Omar Falou ( Ryerson University , Canada )

1:40 - 2:00

BE4-2

 

Improving Resource Allocation Efficiency in Health Care Delivery Systems

Rashed Alkaabi ( Carleton University , Canada )

2:00 - 2:20

BE4-3

 

Tracking Notch Filter for Electrocardiograph Measurement

Sakreya Chitwong (King Mongkut's Institute of Technology , Thailand )

2:20 - 2:40

BE4-4

 

A Unique Spectrophotometric System with Vertically Moveable Cuvette for Clinical and Biological Applications

Debashis Paul (Indian Institute of Chemical Engineering , India )

2:40 - 3:00

BE4-5

Wrapping and Integrating USB Smart Card to Web based Heterogeneous Medical Databases: Application for the Pathology of Cancer

Walid Attiaoui (ENSI, France)

CN4/MP2 Capital Hall 3, Computer Networks and Systems, Mobile & Pervasive Computing

Chair: Ramiro Liscano

1:20 - 1:40

CN4-1

A Hardware/Software Co-design for RSVP-TE MPLS

Raymond Peterkin ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

1:40 - 2:00

CN4-2

 

Red Performance Evaluation Using Stochastic Modeling and Fluid-based Analysis

Tariq Omari (Carleton University, Canada)

2:00 - 2:20

CN4-3

 

Adaptive Time Threshold Based Burst Assembly in OBS Networks

Sema Oktug ( Istanbul Technical University , Turkey )

2:20 - 2:40

MP2-1

 

Exploiting Mobility Patterns to Reduce Re-Authentication Overheads in Infrastructure WLAN Networks

Tarun Joshi ( University of Cincinnati , USA )

DS5 Capital Hall 4, Digital Signal Processing

Chair: Andy Adler

1:20 - 1:40

DS5-1

A New Efficient Algorithm for Lossless Binary Image Compression

Saif Zahir (University of Northern British Colombia , Canada )

1:40 - 2:00

DS5-2

 

Application of Stationary Wavelet Transforms to Ultrasonic Crack Detection

Ming J. Zuo ( University of Alberta , Canada )

2:00 - 2:20

DS5-3

 

Optimization of a Sun-Sensor Illumination Pattern using Genetic Algorithms

MR Godard ( Ryerson University , Canada )

2:20 - 2:40

DS5-4

 

Exposing GNU Octave Signal Processing Functions as Extensible Markup Language (XML) Web Services

Vladimir Tosic ( Lakeheed University , Canada )

2:40 - 3:00

DS5-5

An Implementation of Beta-Divergence for Blind Source Separation

Witold Kinser ( University of Manitoba , Canada )

HM1/HP1 Capital Hall 5, Human-Machine Interactions / High-Performance Computing

Chair: James Tam

1:20 - 1:40

HM1-1

Robust Self-Training System for Spoken Query Information Retrieval using Pitch Range Variations

Sid-Ahmed Selouani (Université de Moncton, Canada)

1:40 - 2:00

HM1-2

 

Feature Extraction Through Wavelet De-Noising of Surface EMG Signals for the Purpose of Mouse Click Emulation

Robert Prinz (UVATT, Canada )

2:00 - 2:20

HM1-3

 

Design of an Electroocular Computing Interface

Thomas E. Doyle ( University of Western Ontario , Canada )

2:20 - 2:40

HP1-1

 

High Resolution Spatio-Temporal Characterization of Electric Field Polarization for Indoor Wireless Environments

Luis Enrique Gurrieri (University of Manitoba, Canada)

2:40 - 3:00

HP1-2

A Formal CSP Framework for Message-passing HPC Programming

William Gardner ( University of Guelph , Canada )

PR1/IM2/NN3 Capital Hall 6, Pattern Recognition / Instrumentation and Measurement / Neural Networks & Fuzzy Logic

Chair: Jiying Zhao

1:20 - 1:40

PR1-1

Invariant Radon-Wavelet Packet Signatures for Pattern Recognition

Guangyi Chen ( University of Montreal , Canada )

1:40 - 2:00

PR1-2

 

Maximum Likelihood and the Graphical EM Algorithm

Guillaume Latombe (École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada)

2:00 - 2:20

IM2-1

 

A Platform for Real-Time Algorithm and Control Testing

Dean Weiten (Elecsys Solutions Inc., Canada )

2:20 - 2:40

IM2-2

 

Measurement of Complex Permeability of Ferromagnetic Nanowires using Cavity Perturbation Techniques

Andrey Sklyuyev (Ecole Polytechnique Montreal, Canada)

2:40 - 3:00

NN3-1

Direct Adaptive Control for Underactuated Mechatronic Systems using Fuzzy Systems and Neural Networks: A Pendubot Case

Murad Al-Shibli (Concordia University, Canada)

RF2 Capital Hall 7, RF & Microwaves

Chair: Derek Ho

1:20 - 1:40

RF2-1

Low-Voltage Low-Power Low-Noise Amplifier for Wireless Sensor Networks

Derek Ho ( University of British Colombia , Canada )

1:40 - 2:00

RF2-2

 

A 5.9 GHz Low Noise Amplifier Incorporating an Inductor-less Tank Circuit

Abdulhakim Ahmed ( Carleton University , Canada )

2:00 - 2:20

RF2-3

 

Equivalent Circuit and Electromagnetic Based Computer Aided Design Tool for Dual-Mode Ku-Band Elliptic and Butterworth Filters

Vijaya Kumar Devabhaktuni (Concordia University, Canada)

2:20 - 2:40

RF2-4

 

A 27 GHz phase-lock loop phase detector

John Patten Carr (Queen’s University , Canada )

2:40 - 3:00

RF2-5

ON THE WIRELESS TRANSMITTERS LINEAR AND NONLIONEAR DISTORTIONS DETECTION AND PRE-CORRECTION

Slim Boumaiza ( University of Calgary , Canada )

RM3 Capital Hall 8, Robotics & Mechatronics

Chair: Amor Jnifene

1:20 - 1:40

RM3-1

On the Kinematic Analysis and Design of a Redundant Manipulator for a Captive Trajectory Simulation System

Mojtaba Ahmadi (Carleton University, Canada)

1:40 - 2:00

RM3-2

 

Linear Predictive Control of a Brachiation Robot

Walter Fetter Lages (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul , Brazil )

2:00 - 2:20

RM3-3

 

Localization of a Team of Heterogeneous Robots for a Distributed Sensing Task

Mehran Mehrandezh ( University of Regina , Canada )

2:20 - 2:40

RM3-4

 

Design and Development of a Hardware-in-the Loop Simulation System for a Submersible Pipe Inspecting Robot

Mehran Mehrandezh ( University of Regina , Canada )

2:40 - 3:00

RM3-5

Control of a One-legged Hopping Robot using a Hybrid Neuro-PD Controller

Mehran Mehrandezh ( University of Regina , Canada )

VR1 Capital Hall 9, Virtual Reality and New Media

Chair: Shervin Shirmohammadi

1:20 - 1:40

VR1-1

An Emotional Model for Nonverbal Communication Based on Fuzzy Dynamic Bayesian Network

Li Rui ( Tianjin University of Technology , China )

1:40 - 2:00

VR1-2

 

A Demand-driven Approach for a Distributed Virtual Environment

Markus Fakler ( University of Ulm , Germany )

2:00 - 2:20

VR1-3

 

Evaluation Patterns of Tele-Haptics

Xiaojun Shen ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

2:20 - 2:40

VR1-4

 

xPheve: An Extensible Physics Engine for Virtual Environments

Saeid Nourian ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

CW9 Executive Suite, Communications & Wireless Systems

Chair: Wahab Almuhtadi

1:20 - 1:40

CW9-1

Independent-set Based Neighborhood Reservation With In-band Signaling System In Ad-hoc Networks

Linfang Dong ( Tianjin University , China )

1:40 - 2:00

CW9-2

 

STBC-DFE Systems over Multipath Fading Channels

Lin Wang ( University of Calgary , Canada )

2:00 - 2:20

CW9-3

 

Cross-layer Adaptive Rate Control for Video Transport over Wireless Ad-hoc Networks

Zenghua Zhao ( Tianjin University , China )

2:20 - 2:40

CW9-4

 

Analytical Modeling of Interference in Cellular Fixed Relay Networks

Sebastian S. Szyszkowicz ( Carleton University , Canada )

2:40 - 3:00

CW9-5

 

WiFi Broadband Networks for Wide Rural and Remote Areas

Wahab Almuhtadi (Algonquin College, Canada)

DS6 Capital Hall 1, Digital Signal Processing

Chair: Andy Adler

3:20 - 3:40

DS6-1

Noisy Autoregressive System Identification Based on Repeated Autocorrelation Function

M. Omair Ahmad ( Concordia University , Canada )

3:40 - 4:00

DS6-2

 

A Digital Architecture for Direct Digital-to-RF Converters

Alireza Heidar-barghi (Queen’s University, Canada)

AI1 Capital Hall 2, Artificial Intelligence

Chair: Amr Youssef

3:20 - 3:40

AI1-1

An Artificial Life Technique for the Cryptanalysis of Simple Substitution Ciphers

Amr Youssef ( Concordia University , Canada )

3:40 - 4:00

AI1-2

 

A New Model Checking Approach for Verifying Agent Communication Protocols

Jamal Bentahar (Université Laval)

4:00 - 4:20

AI1-3

 

Autonomous Roving Object’s  Coverage of its Universe

Bruno N. Di Stefano (Nuptek Systems Ltd.)

4:20 - 4:40

AI1-4

 

A Hybrid Evolutionary Approach for Combinatorial Problems in Dynamic Environments

Abdunnaser Younes ( University of Waterloo , Canada )

SP3 Capital Hall 3, Security, Privacy and Trust

Chair: George Yee

3:20 - 3:40

SP3-1

Improving Network Infrastructure Security using Geospatial Technology

Nabil Seddigh (Solana Networks, Canada )

3:40 - 4:00

SP3-2

 

Security Design Patterns: Survey and Evaluation

Azzam Mourad ( Concordia University , Canada )

4:00 - 4:20

SP3-3

 

TEMPORAL PLACEMENT FOR RUN-TIME RECONFIGURATION

Carlos Nahas ( University of Ottawa, Canada)

ME2 Capital Hall 4, MEMS & Nanotechnology

Chair: Niall Tait

3:20 - 3:40

ME2-1

CMOS Based Bioparticle Capacitive Sensor Integrated with Direct-write Microfluidic Devices

Ebrahim Ghafar-Zadeh (École polytechnique de Montréal, Canada)

3:40 - 4:00

ME2-2

 

Curl and Effective Height of Micromachined Bi-layer Cantilevers under Differing Residual Stresses

Robert W. Johnstone ( Simon Fraser University , Canada )

MO2 Capital Hall 5, Microelectronics & Optoelectronics

Chair: Behzad Esfandyarpour

3:20 - 3:40

MO2-1

Analysis and Design of Micro-Actuator for Loudspeaker

Tsung-Kun Lin (Wolfson Centre for Magnetics , UK )

3:40 - 4:00

MO2-2

Low Cost Electroplated Ni/Cu Ohmic Contacts for Multicrystalline Si Solar Cells Using an Ultrasonic System

Behzad Esfandyarpour ( University of Tehran , Iran )

4:00 - 4:20

MO2-3

 

Fast Response Microgas Sensors Based on Platinum Nanoclusters Sputtered on Nanocrystalline Tin oxide Thin Films

Behzad Esfandyarpour ( University of Tehran , Iran )

CW10 Executive Suite, Communications & Wireless Systems

Chair: Adel Omar Dahmane

3:20 - 3:40

CW10- 1

MAP Frame Synchronization for PSAM Systems

David Dodds ( University of Saskatchewan , Canada )

3:40 - 4:00

CW10- 2

 

PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF CODED MIMO-OFDM SYSTEMS OVER GENERALIZED RICEAN FADING CHANNELS

Pavel Loskot ( University of Alberta , Canada )

4:00 - 4:20

CW10- 3

 

Modulation, Pulse and Spectrum Shaping for UWB Wireless Communications and the Effects on Interference for Single and Multiband Transmission for UWB Signals

Mike Sablatash (Communications Research Centre , Canada )

4:20 - 4:40

CW10- 4

 

Modeling and Emulation of Multifractal Noise in Performance Evaluation of Mesh Networks

Witold Kinser ( University of Manitoba , Canada )

4:40 - 5:00

CW10- 5

 

The Effects of Antenna Pointing Error on Bit Error Rate Performance in Mobile Directional Antenna Applications

Jack Burbank ( John Hopkins University , USA )

5:00 - 5:20

CW10- 6

 

A Low Complexity Multi-User Detector Employing Partial Decision Techniques For SCDMA Systems

Stephen Chan ( University of Ottawa , Canada )

Note: This conference is being arranged in conjunction with the CCC 2006 conference

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