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Volume 6 (2017)
Issue 1
Article 1
Long-term Macroeconomic Dynamics of Competition in the Russian Economy using Agent- based Modelling (pages 1-20)
Tatyana Eftonova (Ufa State Aviation Technical University, Ufa, Russia), Mariam Kiran (School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK), Mike Stannett (Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK)
Article 2
Causal Analyses of Public Debt and Structural Adjustment (pages 21-37)
John Pastor Ansah (Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore)
Article 3
Efficient Data Reporting in a Multi-Object Tracking Using WSNs (pages 38-57)
Fatma H. Elfouly (Department of Electronics and Electrical Communications, Higher Institute of Engineering, El-Shorouk Academy, El-Shorouk City, Egypt), Rabie A. Ramadan (Department of Computer Science and Engineering College, Hail University, Hail, Saudi Arabia), Mohamed I. Mahmoud (Department of Control Engineering and Industrial Electronics, Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Menoufia University, Menouf, Egypt), Moawad I. Dessouky (Department of Electronics and Electrical Communications, Faculty of Electronic Engineering, Menoufia University, Menouf, Egypt)
Article 4
Enhancement of Turbo-Generators Phase Backup Protection Using Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference System (pages 58-76)
Mohamed Salah El-Din Ahmed Abdel Aziz (Dar Al-Handasah (Shair and Partners), Giza, Egypt), Mohamed Elsamahy (Electrical Power Department, The Higher Institute of Engineering, El-Shorouk Academy, El-Shorouk City, Egypt), Mohamed A. Moustafa Hassan (Electrical Power Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt), Fahmy M. A. Bendary (Electrical Power Department, Faculty of Engineering at Shoubra, Benha University, Banha, Egypt)
Article 5
New Discrete Time 2D Chaotic Maps (pages 77-104)
Lazaros Moysis (School of Mathematical Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece,), Ahmad Taher Azar (Faculty of Computers and Information, Benha University, Benha, Egypt)
Issue 2
Article 1
A System Dynamics Model for the Analysis of the Deregulation in Electricity Market (pages 1-30)
Arezou Gholizad (Industrial Engineering Department, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran), Loza Ahmadi (Construction Management Department, Curtin University, Australia), Erfan Hassannayebi (Industrial Engineering Department, Islamic Azad University (Central Tehran Branch), Tehran, Iran), Mehrdad Memarpour (Industrial Engineering Department, Tarbiat Modares University (TMU), Tehran, Iran), Masoud Shakibayifar (Department of Transportation Engineering and Planning, Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran, Iran)
Article 2
Proposed Heuristics Model Optimizing the Risk on RTS (pages 31-51)
PL Pradhan (Computer Science & Engineering, GITAS Gokul Grp, VZM, AP, India)
Article 3
Review on Using System Dynamics in Designing Work Systems of Project Organizations: Product Development Process Case Study (pages 52-70)
Reem Al-Kadeem (Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt), Soheir Backar (Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt), Mohamed Eldardiry (Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt), Heba Haddad (High Institute of Engineering & Technology, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt)
Article 4
Cooperation and Free Riding in Cyber Security Information-Sharing Programs (pages 71-85)
Asmeret Bier Naugle (Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA), Austin Silva (Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA), Munaf Aamir (Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA)
Volume 5 (2016)
Issue 1
Article 1
Integrating Systems Modelling and Data Science: The Joint Future of Simulation and ‘Big Data' Science (pages 1-16)
Erik Pruyt (Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands)
Article 2
A System Dynamics Model for Subsistence Farmers' Food Security Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa (pages 17-30)
Benedict Oyo (Department of Informatics, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa), Billy Mathias Kalema (Department of Informatics, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa)
Article 3
Holistic Approach for Balanced Scorecard as Managerial Decision Making Tool (pages 31-42)
Neeta Baporikar (HP-GSB, National University of Science and Technology, Namibia)
Article 4
Reaching an AIDS-Free Generation in Côte d'Ivoire, Data Driven Policy Design for HIV/AIDS Response Programs: Evidence-Based Policy Design for HIV/AIDS Response Programs in Côte d'Ivoire (pages 43-62)
Paulo Gonçalves (Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI), Lugano, Switzerland), Simplice Takoubo Kamdem (USAID/PEPFAR, Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire)
Issue 2
Article 1
Public Transportation and Private Car: A System Dynamics Approach in Understanding the Mode Choice (pages 1-18)
Arun Bajracharya (School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, Putrajaya, Malaysia)
Article 2
System Dynamics Modelling to Study the Effects of Investment in Information Technology on Logistics Performance: A Case Study from India (pages 19-40)
Amrita Jhawar (Delhi Technological University, India), S.K. Garg (Delhi Technological University, India)
Article 3
Fault Tolerant Control of an AUV using Periodic Output Feedback with Multi Model Approach (pages 41-62)
Sneha Joshi (College of Engineering, Pune University, Pune, India), D. B. Talange (Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, Pune University, Pune, India)
Article 4
Applications of ANFIS in Loss of Excitation Faults Detection in Hydro-Generators (pages 63-79)
Mohamed Salah El-Din Ahmed Abdel Aziz (Dar Al-Handasah (Shair and Partners), Giza, Egypt), Mohamed El Samahy (Elec. Power Dept., The higher Institute of Engineering, El-Shorouk Academy, Egypt), Mohamed A. Moustafa Hassan (Electrical Power Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt), Fahmy El Bendary (Electrical Power Department, Faculty of Engineering, Banha University, Banha, Egypt)
Article 5
Multi-Body Integrated Vehicle-Occupant Models for Collision Mitigation and Vehicle Safety using Dynamics Control Systems (pages 80-122)
Mustafa Elkady (Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Lebanese International University (LIU), Beirut, Lebanon & Department of Automotive Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt), Ahmed Elmarakbi (Department of Computing, Engineering and Technology, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK), John MacIntyre (Department of Computing, Engineering and Technology, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK), Mohamed Alhariri (Department of Computing, Engineering and Technology, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK)
Issue 3
Article 1
EAST-ADL: An Architecture Description Language for Automotive Software-intensive Systems in the Light of Recent use and Research (pages 1-20)
Hans Blom (Volvo Group, Gothenburg, Sweden), De-Jiu Chen (School of Industrial Engineering and Management, Department of Machine Design, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden), Henrik Kaijser (Volvo Group, Gothenburg, Sweden), Henrik Lönn (Volvo Group, Gothenburg, Sweden), Yiannis Papadopoulos (Department of Computer Science, University of Hull, Hull, UK), Mark-Oliver Reiser (NumberFour AG, Berlin, Germany), Ramin Tavakoli Kolagari (Faculty of Computer Science, Nuremberg Institute of Technology, Nuremberg, Germany), Sara Tucci (LIST, CEA, Gif sur Yvette, France)
Article 2
Stabilization of Mechanical Systems with Backlash by PI Loop Shaping (pages 21-46)
Ahmad Taher Azar (Faculty of Computers and Information, Benha University, Banha, Egypt,), Fernando E. Serrano (Central American Technical University (UNITEC), Tegucigalpa, Honduras)
Article 3
Dynamic Decision Making System for Public Transport Routes (pages 47-70)
Maria Spichkova (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia), Margaret Hamilton (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia)
Article 4
Real-Time Reconfigurations of Embedded Control Systems (pages 71-93)
Atef Gharbi (National Higher Engineering School of Tunis (ENSIT), Tunis University, Tunisia & National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology (INSAT), Carthage University, Tunisia), Hamza Gharsellaoui (National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology (INSAT), Carthage University, Tunisia & National Engineering School of Carthage (ENIC), Carthage University, Tunisia), Mohamed Khalgui (National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology (INSAT), Carthage University, Tunisia & Systems Control Lab, Xidian University, China)
Article 5
Design of a Chaotic Random Bit Generator Using a Duffing - van der Pol System (pages 94-111)
Christos Volos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Ioannis Kyprianidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Ioannis Stouboulos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Sundarapandian Vaidyanathan (Vel Tech University, Chennai, India)
Issue 4
Article 1
Design and Implementation of Distributed Autonomous Coordinators for Cooperative Multi-Robot Systems (pages 1-15)
Gen'ichi Yasuda (Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science, Nagasaki, Japan)
Article 2
Estimate Urban Growth and Expansion by Modeling Urban Spatial Structure Using Hierarchical Cluster Analyses of Interzonal Travel Data (pages 16-41)
Darcin Akin (Gediz University, Izmir, Turkey), Serdar Alasalvar (Istanbul Greater Metropolitan Municipality, Istanbul, Turkey)
Article 3
Synthesis and Implementation of a Fixed Low Order Controller on an Electronic System (pages 42-63)
Maher Ben Hariz (Université de Tunis El Manar, Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Tunis, LR11ES20, Laboratoire Analyse, Conception et Commande des Systèmes, Tunis, Tunisia), Faouzi Bouani (Université de Tunis El Manar, Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Tunis, LR11ES20, Laboratoire Analyse, Conception et Commande des Systèmes, Tunis, Tunisia)
Article 4
Classification of EEG Signals for Motor Imagery based on Mutual Information and Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference System (pages 64-82)
Shereen A. El-aal (Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt), Rabie A. Ramadan (Department of Computer Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt), Neveen I. Ghali (Faculty of Science, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt)
Article 5
Analysis of a Dynamical Model for HIV Infection with One or Two Inputs (pages 83-100)
Lazaros Moysis (School of Mathematical Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece,), Ioannis Kafetzis (School of Mathematical Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece), Marios Politis (Health Center of Agia, Agia, Greece)
Article 6
Infrastructure Development as a Catalyst for Social-Economic Advancement (pages 101-113)
Neeta Baporikar (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Windhoek, Namibia & University of Pune, Pune, India)
Volume 4 (2015)
Issue 1
Article 1
A Simulation-Based Analysis of Electricity Access in Uganda (pages 1-30)
Donna Lillian Namujju (College of Engineering, Design, Art & Technology, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda), Gönenç Yücel (Department of Industrial Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey), Erik Pruyt (Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands), Richard Okou (College of Engineering, Design, Art & Technology, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda)
Article 2
Shale Gas and Import Dependency: A Multi-Method Model-Based Exploration (pages 31-56)
Ruben Moorlag (Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands), Erik Pruyt (Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands), Willem L Auping (HCSS, The Hague, Netherlands), Jan H. Kwakkel (Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands)
Article 3
Model-Based Exploration of Societal Aging in the Netherlands (pages 57-95)
Erik Pruyt (Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands), Tom Logtens (Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), The Hauge, Netherlands)
Article 4
Economic Impacts of the Government Investment Policy: Dynamic CGE Model (pages 96-118)
Tsenguunjav Byambasuren (Bank of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia), Avralt-Od Purevjav (Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA), Erdenetungalag Erdenekhuyag (Institute of Finance and Economics, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)
Issue 2
Special Issue on Advances in Machine Vision, Image Processing, and Pattern Analysis, Part 1
Guest Editorial Preface
Nilanjan Dey (BCET, Durgapur, India), Vikrant Bhateja (Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional Colleges (SRMGPC), Lucknow, India), Jitendra Virmani (Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, India)
Article 1
Illumination, Pose and Occlusion Invariant Face Recognition from Range Images Using ERFI Model (pages 1-20)
Suranjan Ganguly (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India), Debotosh Bhattacharjee (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India), Mita Nasipuri (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India)
Article 2
Localized Radon Polar Harmonic Transform (LRPHT) Based Rotation Invariant Analysis of Textured Images (pages 21-41)
Satya P Singh (Electronics Engineering Department, Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida, India), Shabana Urooj (School of Engineering, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, India)
Article 3
An Efficient Block Mode Detection Algorithm for Scalable Video Coding using Probability Model (pages 42-55)
L. Balaji (Anna University, Chennai, India & Velammal Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu, India), K.K. Thyagharajan (RMD Engineering College, Tamil Nadu, India), A. Dhanalakshmi (Panimalar Engineering College, Chennai, India)
Article 4
A Novel Framework for Efficient Extraction of Meaningful Key Frames from Surveillance Video (pages 56-73)
Suresh Chandra Raikwar (GLA University, Mathura Uttar Pradesh, India), Charul Bhatnagar (GLA University, Mathura Uttar Pradesh, India), Anand Singh Jalal (GLA University, Mathura Uttar Pradesh, India)
Article 5
Word-Level Script Identification Using Texture Based Features (pages 74-94)
Pawan Kumar Singh (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India), Ram Sarkar (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India), Mita Nasipuri (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India)
Issue 3
Advances in Machine Vision, Image Processing and Pattern Analysis, Part 2
Guest Editorial Preface
Nilanjan Dey (BCET, Durgapur, India), Vikrant Bhateja (Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional Colleges (SRMGPC), Lucknow, India), Jitendra Virmani (Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, India)
Article 1
An Effective Edge and Texture Based Approach towards Curved Videotext Detection and Extraction (pages 1-29)
P. Sudir (VTU, Belgaum, India), M. Ravishankar (VVIT, Mysore, India)
Article 2
Analysis of SSIM based Quality Assessment across Color Channels of Images (pages 30-42)
T. Chandrakanth (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, M.V.S.R Engineering College, Nadargul, India), B. Sandhya (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, M.V.S.R Engineering College, Nadargul, India)
Article 3
Learning Algorithms for Anomaly Detection from Images (pages 43-69)
Tarem Ahmed (BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh), Al-Sakib Khan Pathan (International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Supriyo Shafkat Ahmed (BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Article 4
Passive Copy- Move Forgery Detection Using Speed-Up Robust Features, Histogram Oriented Gradients and Scale Invariant Feature Transform (pages 70-89)
Ramesh Chand Pandey (Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India), Sanjay Kumar Singh (Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India), K K Shukla (Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India)
Issue 4
Article 1
Towards Harnessing Phone Messages and Telephone Conversations for Prediction of Food Crisis (pages 1-16)
Andrew Lukyamuzi (Institute of Computer Science, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda), John Ngubiri (College of Computing and Information Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda), Washington Okori (Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU), Kampala, Uganda)
Article 2
The Dynamics of Food Insecurity in Ethiopia (pages 17-34)
Melak Mesfin Ayenew (Millennium Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia & Addis Ababa Science and Technology University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
Article 3
Extracting Biological Significant Subnetworks from Protein-Protein Interactions Induced by Differentially Expressed Genes of HIV-1 Vpr Variants (pages 35-51)
Bandana Barman (Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Kalyani Government Engineering College, Kalyani, India), Anirban Mukhopadhyay (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Kalyani, Kalyani, India)
Article 4
Stabilizing and Swinging-Up the Inverted Pendulum Using PI and PID Controllers Based on Reduced Linear Quadratic Regulator Tuned by PSO (pages 52-69)
M. E. Mousa (Ministry of Civil Aviation, Cairo, Egypt), M. A. Ebrahim (Electrical Engineering Department, Benha University, Cairo, Egypt), M. A. Moustafa Hassan (Electrical Power Department, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt)
Volume 3 (2014)
Issue 1
Article 1
Faults Classification Scheme for Three Phase Induction Motor (pages 1-20)
Mohammed Obaid Mustafa (Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden), George Nikolakopoulos (Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden), Thomas Gustafsson (Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden)
Article 2
The Nature and Role of Complexity in Simulation Performance: The Case of Multi-Stage New Product Screening (pages 21-46)
Paulo Figueiredo (SENAI CIMATEC, Salvador, Brazil), Elisabeth Loiola (UFBA / NPGA, Salvador, Brazil)
Article 3
Classical Sliding and Generalized Variable Structure Controls for a Manipulator Robot Arm with Pneumatic Artificial Muscles (pages 47-70)
Lamia Melkou (Automation and Robotics, Advanced Technologies and Development Center (CDTA), Algiers, Algeria), Mustapha Hamerlain (Automation and Robotics, Advanced Technologies and Development Center (CDTA), Algiers, Algeria)
Article 4
An Adaptive ICT-Enabled Model for Knowledge Identification and Management for Enterprise Development (pages 71-89)
Agnes Mindila (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya), Anthony Rodrigues (Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya), Dorothy McCormick (University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya), Ronald Mwangi (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya)
Article 5
ICT Powered Strategic Flexibility System Dynamic Model: A Pillar for Economic Development in Micro and Small Enterprises (pages 90-110)
Agnes Mindila (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya), Anthony Rodrigues (Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya), Dorothy McCormick (University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya), Ronald Mwangi (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya)
Article 6
Dynamic Modeling in New Product Development: The Case of Knowledge Management Enablers in a Food Product (pages 111-134)
Diana B. Queb González (Exa-Tec de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico), Marisela Rodríguez Salvador (Quality and Manufacturing Center Tec de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico)
Issue 2
Special Issue on the 13th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing
Guest Editorial Preface
Laura M. Roa (IEEE Member, IAMBE Member, AIMBE Member, EAMBES Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Group, University of Seville, Seville, Spain), Roger Kamm (IEEE Member, IAMBE Member, AIMBE Member, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA), Javier Reina (IEEE Member, Department Signal Theory and Communications, University of Seville, Seville, Spain)
Article 1
Reliability of Dynamic Causal Modeling using the Statistical Parametric Mapping Toolbox (pages 1-16)
Pegah T. Hosseini (Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK), Shouyan Wang (Suzhou Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Suzhou, China), Julie Brinton (Auditory Implant Service, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK), Steven Bell (Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK), David M. Simpson (Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK)
Article 2
Development and Validation of a Universal Measurement System for Measuring the Performance of Mammals (pages 17-33)
Torbjörn Ödman (Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden), Natalia Ödman (Södra Älvsborgs sjukhus, Borås, Sweden), Eugeni Rabotchi (Ericsson AB, Borås, Sweden), Sigvard Åkervall (Södra Älvsborgs Sjukhus, Borås, Sweden), Maria Lindén (Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden)
Article 3
Recovering Planned Trajectories in Robotic Rehabilitation Therapies under the Effect of Disturbances (pages 34-49)
Vijaykumar Rajasekaran (Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia & Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona Tech, Barcelona, Spain), Joan Aranda (Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia & Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona Tech, Barcelona, Spain), Alicia Casals (Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia & Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona Tech, Barcelona, Spain)
Article 4
A New Definition of BMI Scale by Relationship between Respiration and Unconscious Behavior during Sleep with Body Motion Wave (pages 50-64)
Jun'ya Wada (Graduate School of Engineering, Iwate University, Morioka, Japan), Tadashi Yajima (Graduate School of Engineering, Iwate University, Morioka, Japan), Takenori Imamatsu (Graduate School of Engineering, Iwate University, Morioka, Japan), Hiroaki Okawai (Graduate School of Engineering, Iwate University, Morioka, Japan)
Article 5
Intelligent Chair Sensor: Classification and Correction of Sitting Posture (pages 65-80)
Leonardo Martins (Departamento de Física, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica, Portugal), Rui Lucena (Departamento de Física, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica, Portugal), Rui Almeida (Departamento de Física, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica, Portugal), João Belo (Departamento de Física, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica, Portugal), Cláudia Quaresma (Departamento de Física, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica, Portugal & Departamento de Saúde, Instituto Politécnico de Beja, Beja, Portugal), Adelaide Jesus (Departamento de Física, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica, Portugal), Pedro Vieira (Departamento de Física, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica, Portugal)
Article 6
Computational Hemodynamic Modeling of the Cardiovascular System (pages 81-98)
Alejandro Talaminos (University of Seville, Seville, Spain), Laura M. Roa (CIBER-BBN, University of Seville, Seville, Spain), Antonio Álvarez (University of Seville, Seville, Spain), Javier Reina (CIBER-BBN, University of Seville, Seville, Spain)
Issue 3
Article 1
Load Frequency Control in Power System via Improving PID Controller Based on Particle Swarm Optimization and ANFIS Techniques (pages 1-24)
Naglaa K. Bahgaat (Elec. Comm. Dept. Faculty of Engineering, Canadian International College (CIC), 6 October City, Giza, Egypt), M. I. El-Sayed (Electrical Power Engineering Dept. Faculty of Engineering, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt), M. A. Moustafa Hassan (Electrical Power Engineering Dept. Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt), F. A. Bendary (Electrical Power Engineering Dept. Faculty of Engineering, Banha University, Cairo, Egypt)
Article 2
Synthesis of Controllers for MIMO Systems with Time Response Specifications (pages 25-52)
Maher Ben Hariz (Université de Tunis El Manar, Faculté des Sciences de Tunis, Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Tunis, LR11ES20, Laboratoire d'Analyse, Conception et Commande des Systèmes, Tunis, Tunisia), Wassila Chagra (Université de Tunis El Manar, Institut Préparatoire Aux études d'Ingénieurs d'El Manar, Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Tunis, LR11ES20, Laboratoire d'Analyse, Conception et Commande des Systèmes, Tunis, Tunisia), Faouzi Bouani (Université de Tunis El Manar, Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Tunis, LR11ES20, Laboratoire d'Analyse, Conception et Commande des Systèmes, Tunis, Tunisia)
Article 3
A Remote and Sensorless Stator Winding Temperature Estimation Method for Thermal Protection for Induction Motor (pages 53-72)
T. A. Enany (Electrical Engineer in EHCSS, Bani_Souf, Egypt), W. I. Wahba (Fayoum University, Egypt), M. A. Moustafa Hassan (Cairo University, Egypt)
Article 4
Voltage Swell Mitigation Using Flexible AC Transmission Systems Based on Evolutionary Computing Methods (pages 73-95)
Marwa Shahin (Department of Electrical Engineering, Algezera Academy, Cairo, Egypt), Ebtisam Saied (Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Benha University, Cairo, Egypt), M.A. Moustafa Hassan (Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt), Fahmy Bendary (Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Benha University, Cairo, Egypt)
Article 5
A System Dynamics Approach to Humanitarian Logistics and the Transportation of Relief Supplies (pages 96-126)
Yesenia Cruz-Cantillo (Civil Engineering and Surveying Department, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Mayagüez, PR, USA)
Article 6
Neural Networks Predictive Controller Using an Adaptive Control Rate (pages 127-147)
Ahmed Mnasser (Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, Tunis El Manar University, Tunis, Tunisia), Faouzi Bouani (Analysis, Conception and Control of Systems Laboratory, National Engineering School of Tunis, Tunis El Manar University, Tunis, Tunisia), Mekki Ksouri (Analysis, Conception and Control of Systems Laboratory, National Engineering School of Tunis, Tunis El Manar University, Tunis, Tunisia)
Issue 4
Article 1
Analysis & Minimization of the Effect of Delay on Load Balancing for Efficient Web Server Queueing Model (pages 1-16)
Harikesh Singh (Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology, Guna, India), Shishir Kumar (Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology, Guna, India)
Article 2
Dealing with Multiple Models in System Dynamics: Perspectives on the Future of Copper (pages 17-35)
Willem L. Auping (The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies, The Hague, Netherlands), Erik Pruyt (Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands), Jan H. Kwakkel (Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands)
Article 3
A Model-Based Exploration and Policy Analysis Related to Prostitution and Human Trafficking (pages 36-64)
András Kővári (Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands), Erik Pruyt (Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands)
Article 4
Using System Dynamics Method to Manage Construction and Demolition Waste (pages 65-86)
Fardin Azhari (Industrial Engineering College, Islamic Azad University of South Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran), Farshid Abdi (Industrial Engineering College, Islamic Azad University of South Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran), Amir abbas Shojaie (Industrial Engineering College, Islamic Azad University of South Tehran Branch, Tehran, Iran)
Article 5
A Qualitative Systems Thinking Approach in Understanding the Implementation of Innovation on Construction Projects (pages 87-108)
Arun Bajracharya (The British University in Dubai, Dubai, UAE)
Article 6
Simulation Tool for Inventory Models: SIMIN (pages 109-124)
Pratiksha Saxen (Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, India), Tulsi Kushwaha (Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, India)
Volume 2 (2013)
Issue 1
Article 1
Modelling the Growing Process of Integrated Healthcare Supply Networks (pages 1-13)
Daria Battini (Department of Management and Engineering, University of Padova, Vincenza, Italy), Maurizio Faccio (Department of Management and Engineering, University of Padova, Vincenza, Italy), Alessandro Persona (Department of Management and Engineering, University of Padova, Vincenza, Italy), Fabio Sgarbossa (Department of Management and Engineering, University of Padova, Vincenza, Italy)
Article 2
Accounting for Lean Implementation in Government Enterprise: Intended and Unintended Consequences (pages 14-36)
Chester S. Labedz (Department of Management, School of Business, Central Connecticut State University, New Britian, CT, USA), John R. Gray (Letterkenny Army Depot, USA & Independent Consultant, Chambersburg, PA, USA)
Article 3
A System Dynamics Model of the American Collectable Comic Book Market (pages 37-58)
John Wyburn (Department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, UK), Paul Alun Roach (Department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, UK)
Article 4
Capturing Structural Complexity of Innovation Diffusion through System Dynamics: A Discussion on Model Development, Calibration and Simulation Results (pages 59-96)
Sanjay Bhushan (Department of Management, Faculty of Social Sciences, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Deemed University, Dayalbagh, Agra, India)
Article 5
A Novel Quota Sampling Algorithm for Generating Representative Random Samples given Small Sample Size (pages 97-113)
Ahmed M. Fouad (Department of Computer Engineering, Cairo University, Cairo, Giza, Egypt), Mohamed Saleh (Department of Operations Research and Decision Support, Cairo University, Cairo, Giza, Egypt), Amir F. Atiya (Department of Computer Engineering, Cairo University, Cairo, Giza, Egypt)
Article 6
Reconfiguration of Synchronous Real-Time Operating System (pages 114-132)
Hamza Gharsellaoui (National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia), Mohamed Khalgui (National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, University of Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia, Institute of Industrial Technologies and Automation, CNR Research Council, Milan, Italy, & Systems Control, Xidjian University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China), Samir Ben Ahmed (Faculté des Sciences, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia)
Issue 2
Article 1
A PSO-Inspired Multi-Robot Map Exploration Algorithm Using Frontier-Based Strategy (pages 1-13)
Yi Zhou (School of Software, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China), Kai Xiao (School of Software, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China), Yiheng Wang (School of Software, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China), Alei Liang (School of Software, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China), Aboul Ella Hassanien (Information Technology Department, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt)
Article 2
Reliable Face Recognition Using Artificial Neural Network (pages 14-42)
Shaimaa A. El-said (Department of Electronics and Communications, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt)
Article 3
Image Color Transfer Approach by Analogy with Taylor Expansion (pages 43-54)
Hongbo Liu (School of Information, Dalian Maritime University, Dalian, China), Ye Ji (School of Information, Dalian Maritime University, Dalian, China), Aboul Ella Hassanien (Department of Information Technology, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt)
Article 4
Blind Deconvolution of Sources in Fourier Space Based on Generalized Laplace Distribution (pages 55-65)
M. El-Sayed Waheed (Department of Computer Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt), Mohamed-H Mousa (Department of Computer Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt), Mohamed-K Hussein (Department of Computer Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt)
Article 5
A Probabilistic Neural Network-Based Module for Recognition of Objects from their 3-D Images (pages 66-79)
Onsy A. Abdel Alim (Department of Electrical Engineering, Beirut University, Beirut, Lebanon), Amin Shoukry (Computer Department, Egyptian Japanese University of Science and Technology (EJUST), Alexandria, Egypt), Neamat A. Elboughdadly (Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt), Gehan Abouelseoud (Department of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt)
Issue 3
Article 1
Application of Particle Swarm Optimization in Design of PID Controller for AVR System (pages 1-17)
H. F. Abu-Seada (Ministry of Electricity, Cairo, Egypt), W. M. Mansor (Faculty of Engineering, “Shoubra” Benha University, Cairo, Egypt), F. M. Bendary (Faculty of Engineering, “Shoubra” Benha University, Cairo, Egypt), A. A. Emery (National Energy Control Center, Cairo, Egypt), M. A. Moustafa Hassan (Elec. Power Department, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt)
Article 2
A New Modular Strategy For Action Sequence Automation Using Neural Networks And Hidden Markov Models (pages 18-35)
Mohamed Adel Taher (Marine Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt), Mostapha Abdeljawad (Marine Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt)
Article 3
Multi-Purpose Simulation and Testing Model Of the (Electronic Gas Turbine Control Unit) (EGTCU) (pages 36-57)
Mohammed Adel Elsayed Saad (Department of Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineering, Khalda Petroleum Company, Cairo, Egypt), Mohammad El Bardini (Department of Industrial Electronics and Control Stystems Engineering, Faculty of Electronics Engineering, Menoufia University, Shebeen El-Kom, Egypt), Mohammad Ibrahim Mahmoud (IEEE & Department of Industrial Electronics and Control Stystems Engineering, Faculty of Electronics Engineering, Menoufia University, Shebeen El-Kom, Egypt)
Article 4
Effects of Discount Scenarios on Chaotic Behavior of Inventory Level Under Price-Dependent Demand (pages 58-72)
Iman Nosoohi (Department of Industrial Engineering& Systems Analysis, Isfahan University of Technology (IUT), Isfahan, Iran), Jamshid Parvizian (Department of Industrial Engineering& Systems Analysis, Isfahan University of Technology (IUT), Isfahan, Iran)
Article 5
A System Dynamics Approach to Quantitatively Analyze the Effects of Mobile Broadband Ecosystem’s Variables on Demands and Allocation of Wireless Spectrum for the Cellular Industry (pages 73-93)
Rikin Thakker (The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA), Timothy Eveleigh (The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA), Thomas Holzer (The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA), Shahryar Sarkani (The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA)
Article 6
Performance Study of a New CSMA/CA Access Method with QoS Based on 802.11b and Comparison with 802.15.4/ZigBee (pages 94-112)
Faiza Charfi (Electronic and Information Technology Laboratory L.E.T.I, National Engineering School of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia), Walid Labidi (National Engineering School of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia), J. Marc Thiriet (Grenoble Images Parole Signal Automatique Laboratory (G.P.S.A-Lab), Grenoble, France)
Issue 4
Article 1
Design and Implementation of a Fast General Purpose Fuzzy Processor (pages 1-18)
Mohamed Ibrahim Mahmoud (Menoufia University, Menufia, Egypt), Sayed Mohamed El-Araby (NRC, Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority (EAEA), Cairo, Egypt), Safey Ahmed Shehata (NRC, Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority (EAEA), Cairo, Egypt), Refaat Mohamed Fikry AbouZaid (NRC, Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority (EAEA), Cairo, Egypt), Fathi Abd El-Samie (Menoufia University, Menufia, Egypt)
Article 2
MVClustViz: A Novice Yet Simple Multivariate Cluster Visualization Technique for Centroid-based Clusters (pages 19-32)
Sagar S. De (S. N. Bose National Center for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, West Bengal, India), Minati Mishra (Department of Information and Communication Technology, Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, Odisha, India), Satchidananda Dehuri (Department of Systems Engineering, Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea)
Article 3
A Comparative Analysis of Rough Set Based Intelligent Techniques for Unsupervised Gene Selection (pages 33-46)
P. K. Nizar Banu (Department of Computer Applications, B. S. Abdur Rahman University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India), H. Hannah Inbarani (Department of Computer Science, Periyar University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India)
Article 4
CAM: Clustering Algorithms for Multimodal WSN (pages 47-67)
Fady Medhat (Department of Computer Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt), Rabie A. Ramadan (Department of Computer Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt), Ihab Talkhan (Department of Computer Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt)
Article 5
Effects of Free Goods on Market Sustainability (pages 68-101)
Steven Cavaleri (Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT, USA), Sheldon Friedman (University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT, USA)
Volume 1 (2012)
Issue 1
Article 1
Adaptive Hybrid Intelligent Tracking Control for Uncertain Fractional Order Chaotic Systems (pages 1-16)
Tsung-Chih Lin (Feng-Chia University, Taiwan), Chia-Hao Kuo (Feng-Chia University, Taiwan)
Article 2
UML-Based Design and Validation of Intelligent Agents-Based Reconfigurable Embedded Control Systems (pages 17-38)
Amen Ben Hadj Ali (Tunis El Manar University, Tunisia), Mohamed Khalgui (Xidian University, China), Samir Ben Ahmed (Tunis El Manar University, Tunisia)
Article 3
Statistical Methods and Artificial Neural Networks Techniques in Electromyography (pages 39-47)
Ahmad Taher Azar (Benha University, Egypt), Valentina E. Balas (University of Arad, Romania)
Article 4
Emergent Dynamics of Workforce Program Reductions: A Hybrid Multi-Level Analysis (pages 48-107)
Steven Cavaleri (Central Connecticut State University, USA), Chester S. Labedz (Central Connecticut State University, USA), George H. Stalker (Dataleaf Technologies, Inc., USA)
Issue 2
Article 1
Stability of Discrete Recurrent Neural Networks with Interval Delays: Global Results (pages 1-14)
Magdi S. Mahmoud (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia), Fouad M. AL Sunni (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia)
Article 3
Parameter Identification Using ANFIS for Magnetically Saturated Induction Motor (pages 28-43)
Mohamed M. Ismail Ali (Helwan University, Egypt), M. A. Moustafa Hassan (Cairo University, Egypt)
Article 4
An Artificial Intelligence Based Approach for High Impedance Faults Analysis in Distribution Networks (pages 44-59)
M. S. Abdel Aziz (Shaker Consultancy Group, Egypt), M. A. Moustafa Hassan (Cairo University, Egypt), E. A. El-Zahab (Cairo University, Egypt)
Article 5
Park’s Transformation for Electric Power Quality Recognition and Classification in Distribution Networks (pages 60-79)
Ahmad M. AL Kandari (College of Technological Studies, Kuwait), Jamal Y. Madouh (College of Technological Studies, Kuwait), Soliman A. Soliman (Misr University for Science and Technology, Egypt), Rashid A. Alammari (Qatar University, Qatar)
Article 6
Gain Scheduled Filtering Design for Parameter Varying System (pages 80-95)
Magdi S. Mahmoud (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia), Alaeddin K. Jaradat (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia), Abdel Wahid Saif (King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia)
Issue 3
Article 1
Adaptive Output Feedback Voltage-Based Control of Magnetically-Saturated Induction Motors (pages 1-53)
Mohamed M. Ismail (Helwan University, Egypt), Hossam A. Abdel Fattah (Cairo University, Egypt), Ahmed Bahgat (Cairo University, Egypt)
Article 4
Adaptive Synchronization of Unknown Chaotic Systems Using Mamdani Fuzzy Approach (pages 122-138)
G. El-Ghazaly (University of Genova, Italy)
Article 5
EUREKA: Insights into Human Energy and Weight Regulation from Simple—Bathtub-Like—Models (pages 139-177)
Tarek K. Abdel-Hamid (Naval Postgraduate School, USA)
Issue 4
Article 1
Adult Social Care Workforce Analysis in England: A System Dynamics Approach (pages 1-20)
Stephan Onggo (Department of Management Science, Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster, UK)
Article 2
Capturing Structural Complexity of Innovation Diffusion through System Dynamics: A Discussion on Model Development, Calibration, and Simulation Results (pages 21-58)
Sanjay Bhushan (Department of Management, Faculty of Social Sciences, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Deemed University, Dayalbagh, India)
Article 3
A Simulation Model for Managing Marketing Multi-Channel Conflict (pages 59-76)
Hisham M. Abdelsalam (Operations Research and Decision Support Department, Faculty of Computers and Information, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt), Ahmed O. El-Tagy (Regional IT Institute, Cairo, Egypt)
Article 4
Simulating Hamlet: Questions, Cautions, and Critique (pages 77-87)
Tim Haslett (Linchpin Consulting, Richmond, VIC, Australia)
Article 5
New Optimal Solutions for Real-Time Reconfigurable Periodic Asynchronous Operating System Tasks with Minimizations of Response Time (pages 88-131)
Hamza Gharsellaoui (Computer Technologies Department, National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology-University of Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia), Mohamed Khalgui (Computer Technologies Department, National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology-University of Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia, Institute of Industrial Technologies and Automation-Consiglio, Nazionale delle Ricerche, Rome, Italy, & Xidjian University, Xi’an, China), Samir Ben Ahmed (FST Faculty, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia)
Article 6
Using Positive and Negative Sequence Components of Currents and Voltages for High Impedance Fault Analysis via ANFIS (pages 132-157)
Mohamed M. Ismail (Faculty of Engineering, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt), M. A. Moustafa Hassan (Department of Electrical Engineering, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt)