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  • Identifying Appropriate Dynamic Time Warping, DTW, Metrics to Evaluate the Quality of Vocoder Time-Stretched Speech Phrases 

    Tanaka, Mai; Smith, Michael Richard (IEEE, Schulich School of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Calgary, Post-print, 2018-07)
    To improve comprehension in a noisy environment, we suggest sending short speech phrases slowed by a phase vocoder directly to seniors’ hearing aids. Dynamic time warping, DTW, metrics for evaluating the speech quality of ...
  • Evaluation of Dynamic Time Warp Barycenter Averaging (DBA) for its Potential in Generating a Consensus Nanopore Signal for Genetic and Epigenetic Sequences 

    Chan, Rachel; Gordon, Paul M. K.; Smith, Michael Richard (IEEE, Schulich School of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Calgary, Post-print, 2018-07)
    Epigenetics is a chemical modification to DNA without changes in the base sequence. While it is known that epigenetic modifications have far reaching implications on how genes are expressed, it is difficult to identify ...
  • Remote Sensing of Wildland Fire-induced Risk Assessment Framework 

    Hassan, Quazi K.; Ahmed, M. Razu; Rahaman, Khan Rubayet (National Fire Information Database (NFID) Project, Schulich School of Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, University of Calgary, 2017-12)
    Wildland fire is one of the critical natural hazards that pose a significant threat to the communities located in the vicinity of forested/vegetated areas. In this report, our overall goal was to use very high spatial ...
  • Tightly-Coupled GNSS/Vision Using a Sky-Pointing Camera for Vehicle Navigation in Urban Areas 

    Gakne, Paul Verlaine; O'Keefe, Kyle P.G. (MDPI, Schulich School of Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, University of Calgary, http://www.mdpi.com/journal/sensors/apc, Publisher's version, 2018-04-17)
    This paper presents a method of fusing the ego-motion of a robot or a land vehicle estimated from an upward-facing camera with Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signals for navigation purposes in urban environments. ...
  • Surface Estimation for Microwave Imaging 

    Kurrant, Douglas; Bourqui, Jeremie; Fear, Elise (MDPI, Schulich School of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Calgary, http://www.mdpi.com/about/openaccess, Publisher's version, 2017-07-19)
    Biomedical imaging and sensing applications in many scenarios demand accurate surface estimation from a sparse set of noisy measurements. These measurements may arise from a variety of sensing modalities, including laser ...
  • Application of Extended Vortex Theory for Blade Element Analysis of Horizontal-axis Wind Turbines 

    Wood, D.H. (Renewable Energy, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, https://www.elsevier.com/about/our-business/policies/sharing, Post-print, 2018)
    Vortex theory is used in blade element analysis (BEA) of wind turbines to account for the finite number of blades, N, usually in terms of Prandtl's “tip loss function”, F. Wood et al. [1] calculated alternative “trailing ...
  • Environmental Modelling 

    Hassan, Quazi K. (Schulich School of Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, 2018)
    This is a lecture note series for the course ENGO 583/ENEN 635 Environmental Modelling. These cover the following topics: nature and purpose of environmental modelling; the top-down and the bottom-up approaches; typology ...
  • Assessment of Different Sensor Configurations for Collaborative Driving in Urban Environments 

    Petovello, Mark G; O'Keefe, Kyle; Wei, P; Basnayake, Chaminda (Hindawi, Schulich School of Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, University of Calgary, https://www.hindawi.com/journals/apm/guidelines/, Publisher's version, 2013-01-07)
    Vehicle-to-vehicle relative navigation of a network of vehicles travelling in an urban canyon is assessed using least-squares and Kalman filtering covariance simulation techniques. Between-vehicle differential GPS is ...
  • An integrated geology and reservoir engineering approach for modeling of a giant fractured basement reservoir 

    Chen, Zhangxing (John); Dang, Cuong; Nguyen, Ngoc; Phung, T. (International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, Schulich School of Engineering, Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary, 2015)
    A great portion of the world's oil reserves is contained in naturally fractured reservoirs (NFRs). As the conventional oil and gas reservoirs have become significantly depleted whereas energy demand sharply increases, the ...
  • Framework of multiuser satisfaction for assessing interaction models within collaborative virtual environments 

    Erfanian, Aida; Hu, Yaoping; Zeng, Tao (IEEE Press, http://www.ieeesmc.org/publications/transactions-on-human-machine-systems, Schulich School of Engineering, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Calgary, Pre-print, 2017)
    Collaborative virtual environments (VEs) require interaction models for resolving conflicts and promoting multi-user collaboration. Common models, such as the first-come-first-serve (FCFS) model, which grants interaction ...

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