Original Research Paper Network Security
An Advanced Hybrid Honeypot for Providing Effective Resistance in Automatic Network Generation

M. Amiri; A. Barati

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2019, Pages 133-144


  Background and Objectives: Increasing usage of Internet and computer networks by individuals and organizations and also attackers’ usage of new methods and tools in an attempt to endanger network security, have led to the emergence of a wide range of threats to networks.Methods: A honeypot is one ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Control
Robust Passivity-Based Voltage Control of Robot Manipulators

H. Chenarani; M.M. Fateh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2019, Pages 145-154


  Background and Objectives: This paper presents a robust passivity-based voltage controller (PBVC) for robot manipulators with n degree of freedom in the presence of model uncertainties and external disturbance.Methods: The controller design procedure is divided into two steps. First, a model-based controller ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Electronics
Design of High Frequency Single and Double Gate Laterally-Contacted InGaAs/InAlAs HEMTs

Z. Kordrostami; S. Hamedi; F. Khalifeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2019, Pages 155-162


  Background and Objectives: High electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) are designed so that they are able to work at higher frequencies than conventional transistors and this has made them an attractive topic of research.Methods: Two developed designs of InGaAs/InAlAs high electron mobility transistors ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Control
Finite-Time Consensus Control of Euler-Lagrange Multi-agent Systems in the Presence of Stochastic Disturbances and Actuator Faults

M. Siavash; V. Majd; M. Tahmasebi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2019, Pages 163-172


  Background and Objectives: This article discusses a finite-time fault-tolerant consensus control for stochastic Euler-Lagrange multi-agent systems.Methods: First, the finite-time consensus controller of Euler-Lagrange multi-agent systems with stochastic disturbances is presented. Then, the proposed controller ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Electronics
A Novel Low-Power FPGA-based 1-1 MASH ΔΣ Time-to-Digital Converter Employing one Counter for both Stages

A. Mouri Zadeh Khaki; E. Farshidi; K. Ansari Asl

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2019, Pages 173-182


  Background and Objectives: Beside acceptable performance, power consumption and chip area are important issues in embedded systems that should be taken into consideration.Methods: In this paper, a novel continuous-time 1-1 MASH ∆∑ Time-to-digital converter (TDC) is presented. Since the proposed ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Control
Cooperative Distributed Constrained Adaptive Generalized Predictive Control for Uncertain Nonlinear Large-Scale Systems: Application to Quadruple-Tank System

A. Mirzaei; A. Ramezani

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2019, Pages 183-194


  Background and Objectives: In this paper, a constrained cooperative distributed model predictive control (DMPC) is proposed. The proposed DMPC is based on linear adaptive generalized predictive control (AGPC) to control uncertain nonlinear large-scale systems.Methods: The proposed approach, has two main ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Communications
On the Design of Coherent Zero-Forcing Receiver for the Flat Fading MIMO Multiple-Access Channels

M. Sheikh-Hosseini

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2019, Pages 195-204


  Background and Objectives: Design of low-complexity receiver for space-time block coded (STBC) transmission over multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) multiple-access channels has been subject of interest over the years. In this regard, zero-forcing receiver, as a low complexity receiver needing as many ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Image Processing
Using Convolutional Sparse Representation and Discrete Wavelet Decomposition for Satellite Image Pan-sharpening

A. Sharifi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2019, Pages 205-212


  Background and Objectives: High resolution multi-spectral (HRMS) images are essential for most of the practical remote sensing applications. Pan-sharpening is an effective mechanism to produce HRMS image by integrating the significant structural details of panchromatic (PAN) image and rich spectral ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Control of Biological Systems
Decentralized Controller Design for Stochastic Gene Regulatory Networks

M. Mohammadian

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2019, Pages 213-220


  Background and Objectives: Regulation of protein expression in cellular level are so challenging. In cellular scale, biochemical processes are intrinsically noisy and many convenient controllers aren’t physically implementable.Methods: In this paper, we consider standard Lyapunov function and by ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Power
Frequency and Voltage Control of an Inverter-Based DG Using Adaptive Fuzzy-Sliding Mode Controller

E. Limuchi; A. Taher; B. Ganji

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2019, Pages 221-230


  Background and Objectives: The microgrid voltage and frequency are strongly affected by active and reactive load fluctuations. Load change in microgrid may result in the lack of balance among generation and consumption and as a result change in output voltage and frequency. If load change is great enough, ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Communications
Interference Alignment Using Difference of Convex-based Beamformer Design for MIMO Interference Channels

N. Danesh; M. Sheikhan; B. Mahboobi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2019, Pages 231-240


  Background and Objectives: To achieve significant throughput, interference alignment (IA) is an encouraging technique for wireless interference networks. In this study, we design an aligned beamformer based on the interference leakage minimization (ILM) method to reduce the interference power for a ...  Read More

Original Research Paper Hardware
Fault Tolerance of RTMP Protocol for Live Video Streaming Applications in Hybrid Software-Defined Networks

A. Oloomi; H. Khanmirza

Volume 7, Issue 2 , July 2019, Pages 241-250


  Background and Objectives: Nowadays, video hosting services receive and stream videos using standard protocols like Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP). During the streaming process, video file streams are usually divided into small multi-second parts, and the player receives these parts instead of the ...  Read More