Original Research Paper Electronics
1. A Simple and Fast Method for Field Calibration of Triaxial Gyroscope by Using Accelerometer

S. Ranjbaran; A. Roudbari; S. Ebadollahi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, Pages 1-6

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: Using field calibration methods without precision laboratory equipment, systematic faults of inertial sensors can be reduced and measurement accuracy can be increased. Methods: In this paper, a simple and fast method called improved least squares is used to find calibration ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Electronics
2. Improvement the Efficiency of CIGS Thin Film Solar Cells by Changing the Doping of the Absorbent Layer and Adding the InAsP Layer

H. Firoozi; M. Imanieh

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, Pages 7-13

Abstract
  < p>Background and Objectives: In this article, the functionality of solar cells structure based on CuIn1-xGaxSe2 is investigated. This type of solar cell consists of different layers, namely, ZnO (TCO layer), Cd_S (Buffer layer), CIGS (Absorbent layer), and MO (Substrate layer). Two layers, Cd_S ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Artificial Intelligence
3. A New Model for Text Coherence Evaluation Using Statistical Characteristics

M. Abdolahi; M. Zahedi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, Pages 15-24

Abstract
  < p>Background and Objectives: Discourse coherence modeling evaluation becomes a critical but challenging task for all content analysis tasks in Natural Language Processing subfields, such as text summarization, question answering, text generation and machine translation. Existing methods like ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Communications
4. Compact Low Pass Filter Using Sharp Roll-off Ultra-Wide Stopband T-shaped Resonator

F. Yousefi Moghadam; B. Afzali; F. Nadi; R. Zallbeygi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, Pages 25-31

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: In this paper, an ultra-wide stopband microstrip low pass filter (LPF) with sharp roll-off and compact size is designed and fabricated. Also, proposed filter is designed, simulated, optimized, fabricated and measured and we can see a good agreement between the simulations and ...  Read More

Software
5. A Method for Estimating the Cost of Software Using Principle Components Analysis and Data Mining

A. Saberi nejad; R. Tavoli

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, Pages 33-42

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: Nowadays, data mining is one of the most significant issues. One field of data mining is a mixture of computer science and statistics which is considerably limited due to increase in digital data and growth of computational power of computers. One of the domains of data mining ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Power
6. A Switched Reluctance Motor with Lower Temperature Rise and Acoustic Noise

P. Vahedi; B. Ganji

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, Pages 43-52

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: One of the main drawbacks of switched reluctance motors (SRM) is high acoustic noise and significant research has been done to reduce it. In addition, reduction of temperature rise within the machine is usually considered as one of the most important goals of design. Therefore, ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Electronics
7. A Numerical Optimization of an Efficient Double Junction InGaN/CIGS Solar Cell

M. Feli; F. Parandin

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, Pages 53-58

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: Solar cell is an electronic device which harvest photovoltaic effect and transform light energy to electricity. An efficient double junction InGaN/CIGS solar cell can be simulated using Silvaco ATLAS software. In this study, a thin CdS top cover layer is used as the anti-reflector ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Software
8. Software Quality Models: A Comprehensive Review and Analysis

M. Sadeghzadeh Hemayati; H. Rashidi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, Pages 59-76

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: One of the major challenges in software engineering is how to respond to the desolate state of high-quality software development in a timely and cost-effective manner. Many studies have been conducted in an attempt to formalize the quality of software. However, according to ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Power
9. Analysis of a Linear Induction Motor with Solid Iron Secondary

S.E. Abdollahi; M. Mirzaei

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, Pages 77-85

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: Linear induction motors (LIMs) are widely employed in rail transportation systems due to their robust, simple and low cost structure.  Methods: Several methods have evaluated various topologies' performances in the literature. These methods are more and less effective ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Control
10. Design of a Discrete-time Sliding Mode Controller for Nonlinear Affine Systems based on Disturbance Estimation

N. Azam Baleghi; M.H. Shafiei

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, Pages 87-96

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: Nowadays, because of accuracy, speed, cost, and flexibility of digital control laws, control systems are implemented by computers, microprocessors or DSP chips. Therefore, many investigators have recently focused on the design of discrete-time controllers and computer-based ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Power
11. A Novel Method of FACTS-POD Design to More Enhancement of Inter-Area Mode Damping in a Multi-Machine Power System

B. Ehsan maleki; H. Beiranvand

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, Pages 97-109

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: In this paper, a non-typical design method of flexible AC transmission systems power oscillation damping (FACTS-POD) controller is proposed to increase the efficiency of these devices. In all of the introduced FACTS-POD devices (taking IPFC-POD as an example), the supplementary ...  Read More

Original Research Paper SECURITY
12. Cryptanalysis of R2AP an Ultralightweight Authentication Protocol for RFID

M. Safkhani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2018, Pages 111-118

Abstract
  Background and Objectives: To overcome the security flaw of RAPP authentication protocol, Zhuang et al. proposed a novel ultralightweight RFID mutual authentication protocol, called R2AP. In this paper, we first propose a new desynchronization attack against this protocol. Methods: To extract the secret ...  Read More