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Some Results on Colored Network Contraction

JUSPN, volume-17 , Issue 2 (2022), PP 91 - 98

Published: 20 Dec 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.17.02.006

by Flavio Lombardi, Elia Onofri from Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (IAC-CNR), Rome (00185), Italy, Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica, Roma Tre University, L. S. Murialdo, 1, Rome (00146), Italy and Member of the INdAM-GNCS research group

Abstract: Networks are pervasive in computer science and in real world applications. It is often useful to leverage distinctive node features to regroup such da read more...

Keywords: Colored Networks, Graph Contraction, Greedy Algorithm, Graph Analysis

An Architecture for Cognitive Computing in Healthcare

JUSPN, volume-17 , Issue 2 (2022), PP 83 - 90

Published: 20 Dec 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.17.02.005

by Ronald Tombe, F Mzee Awuor, Serestina Viriri from Kisii University, Kisii, Kenya and University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

Abstract: The integrated impact of computing techniques and resources with big-data processing transforms human lifestyles by providing quality services ranging read more...

Keywords: cognitive computing, big-data, healthcare, machine learning, pervasive computing, ubiquitous systems

Design and Specification of a Privacy-Preserving Registration for Blockchain-Based Energy Markets

JUSPN, volume-17 , Issue 2 (2022), PP 73 - 81

Published: 20 Dec 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.17.02.004

by Michell Boerger, Philipp Lämmel, Nikolay Tcholtchev, and Manfred Hauswirth from Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS), Berlin, Germany and Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Abstract: The challenges of climate change and the related demand to integrate non-plannable and weather-dependent renewable energy resources pose enormous chal read more...

Keywords: Blockchain, privacy, security, encryption, distributed ledger, energy market

Low Rank Graph Regularization Embedding for 2D+3D Facial Expression Recognition

JUSPN, volume-17 , Issue 2 (2022), PP 67 - 72

Published: 14 Dec 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.17.02.003

by Yunfang Fu, Yujuan Deng ,Yuekui Zhang, Zhengyan Yang, Ruili Qi from School of Computer Science & Engineering, Shijiazhuang University, Shijiazhuang, China, 050035 and Hebei Province Internet of Things Intelligent Perception and Application Technology Innovation Center,Shijiazhuang, China, 050035

Abstract: In this paper, a novel low rank graph regularization embedding for 3D facial expression recognition (LRGREFER) approach is proposed, in which the core read more...

Keywords: Low rank, Graph regularization embedding, Facial expression recognition, Tucker decomposition

An Optimized Kappa Architecture for IoT Data Management in Smart Farming

JUSPN, volume-17 , Issue 2 (2022), PP 59 - 65

Published: 07 Dec 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.17.02.002

by Jean Bertin Nkamla Penka, Saïd Mahmoudi, Olivier Debauche from University of Mons, Faculty of Engineering - ILIA Lab / InforTech, Place du parc 20, Mons, Belgium, 7000, University of Liège - GxABT, Terra, Passage des Déportés 2, Gembloux, Belgium, 5030, University of Liège - GxABT, BioDynE - DEAL, Passage des Déportés 2, Gembloux, Belgium, 5030

Abstract: Agriculture 4.0 is a domain of IoT in full growth which produces large amounts of data from machines, robots, and sensors networks. This data must be read more...

Keywords: Agriculture 4.0, IoT, Internet of Things, Kappa Architecture, Smart Farming, Smart Agriculture

New and Reliable Points Shifting - Based Algorithm for Indoor Location Services

JUSPN, volume-17 , Issue 2 (2022), PP 51 - 58

Published: 07 Dec 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.17.02.001

by Tarek El Salti, Nelson Shaw, Joseph Chun-Chung Cheung, Edward R. Sykes from School of Applied Computing, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario, Canada, L6H 2L1 TELUS Communication Inc., 200 Consilium Place, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, M1H 3E4 Centre for Mobile Innovation, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario, Canada, L6H 2L1

Abstract: Indoor localization is of great importance to several fields such as healthcare and asset tracking. However, many factors (e.g., multipath propagation read more...

Keywords: : Indoor Location Services, Fingerprinting, Wi-Fi, Path Loss exponent, K-Nearest Neighbor

Towards Low-Cost IoT and LPWAN-Based Flood Forecast and Monitoring System

JUSPN, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 43 - 49

Published: 04 Aug 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.17.01.006

by Nassima Tadrist, Olivier Debauche, Saïd Mahmoudi, Adriano Guttadauria from University of Blida 1 Saâd Dahlab, Department of Water and Environmental Sciences, BP 270 Route Soumâa, Blida, Algeria, 09000 , University of Liège, TERRA / BioDynE - DEAL, Passage des Déportés 2, Gembloux, Belgium, 5030, University of Mons, Infortech Institute / Faculty of Engineering - ILIA, Place du Parc 20, Mons, Belgium, 7000

Abstract: t The recent floods have shown that the classic monitoring systems for watercourses are no longer adapted because other phenomena such as the insuffic read more...

Keywords: Monitoring System, Warning System, Flood, Runoff, Moody Flood, Flash Flood, Runoff Flooding, Sewer, IoT, LPWAN, LoRaWan, NB-IoT

Towards Performance of NLP Transformers on URL-Based Phishing Detection for Mobile Devices

JUSPN, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 35 - 42

Published: 04 Aug 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.17.01.005

by Hossein Shirazi, Katherine Haynes, Indrakshi Ray from Computer Science Department, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA and Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA

Abstract: Hackers are increasingly launching phishing attacks via SMS and social media. Games and dating apps introduce yet another attack vector. However, curr read more...

Keywords: Social Engineering Attack, Phishing Detection, Deep learning, Transformers, Mobile Application

The way it made me feel – Creating and evaluating an in-app feedback tool for mobile apps

JUSPN, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 27 - 34

Published: 04 Aug 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.17.01.004

by Simon André Scherr, Mher Ter-Tovmasyan, Frauke Neugebauer, Steffen Hupp, Frank Elberzhager from Fraunhofer IESE, Kaiserslautern, Germany, 67663

Abstract: Mobile apps are becoming increasingly important in everyone's daily life. The success of an app is linked to high user acceptance. Therefore, it is ne read more...

Keywords: Mobile Apps, Software Quality, User Feedback, User Experience, In-App Feedback

From Collective Memory to Map Services

JUSPN, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 19 - 26

Published: 04 Aug 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.17.01.003

by Konstantinos Koukoulis, Dimitrios Koukopoulos from University of Patras, Department of History and Archaeology, Agrinio, Greece and Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece

Abstract: The route followed by a refugees’ group towards its destination can, in many cases, be regarded as the reference point around which the collective m read more...

Keywords: Crowdsourcing, Collective Memory Management, Big Data, Mobile Services and Platforms

Small Towns and Regional Municipalities Implement SMART Solutions, Identified Issues, and Challenges

JUSPN, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 11 - 18

Published: 04 Aug 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.17.01.002

by Peter Balco, Dorota Košecká, Peter Bajzík from Comenius University, Faculty of Management, Odbojárov 10, P. O. Box 95, Bratislava, 82005, Slovakia, ATOS IT Solutions and Services s.r.o., Pribinova 19, Bratislava Slovakia

Abstract: In the last decade, SMART services and solutions projects have been concentrated mainly in large and economically strong cities where large population read more...

Keywords: SMART CITY, clusters, SMART Services, SMART Villages, SMART regions

Remote Collaboration Needs for New Work: Concepts, Procedure and Evaluation

JUSPN, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 01 - 09

Published: 04 Aug 2022

DOI: 10.5383/JUSPN.17.01.001

by Sven Storck, Kathleen Späth, Claudia Nass Bauer, Frank Elberzhager from Fraunhofer IESE, Kaiserslautern, Germany, 67663

Abstract: More freedom, more flexibility, and reduced travel time for knowledge workers are just a few advantages of new work models, which have been discussed read more...

Keywords: New Work, Design Thinking, Collaboration, Groupware, Rural Depopulation