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Solar-powered ROV: advancing underwater exploration with renewable energy. (2024)
Conference Proceeding
LAWAL, S.M., VALIZADEH, S., FOUGH, N. and KANNAN, S. 2024 Solar-powered ROV: advancing underwater exploration with renewable energy. In: Proceedings of the 6th Global power, energy and communication conference 2024 (GPECOM2024), 4-6 June 2024, Budapest, Hungary. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 350-355. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/GPECOM61896.2024.10582562

Considering the importance of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) in conducting inspections, data collection, and exploration beneath the sea surface, this paper proposes a solar-powered ROV solution. Solar power is employed to power the ROV/AUV, with... Read More about Solar-powered ROV: advancing underwater exploration with renewable energy..

Analysing efficiency and temperature variations in PSC structures utilizing RbGeBr3. (2024)
Conference Proceeding
VALIZADEH, S., LAWAL, S.M., FOUGH, N. and SHOKRI, A. 2024. Analysing efficiency and temperature variations in PSC structures utilizing RbGeBr3. In: Proceedings of the 6th Global power, energy and communication conference 2024 (GPECOM2024), 4-6 June 2024, Budapest, Hungary. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 334-338. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/gpecom61896.2024.10582665

This paper investigates the utilization of RbGeBr3 as an absorbing layer in two types of perovskite solar cells. The investigation involves systematic adjustments in the thicknesses of both the RbGeBr3 as absorber layer and the electron transfer laye... Read More about Analysing efficiency and temperature variations in PSC structures utilizing RbGeBr3..

Underwater localization using SAR satellite data. (2024)
Conference Proceeding
MUHAMMAD, A., FOUGH, N., KANNAN, S. and ZAHRIBAN HESARI, M. 2024. Underwater localization using SAR satellite data. In: Proceedings of the 2024 IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) International workshop on metrology for industry 4.0 and IoT (IEEE MetroInd4.0&IoT 2024), 29-31 May 2024, Florence, Italy. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 82-87. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/MetroInd4.0IoT61288.2024.10584174

This study delves into the realm of Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks (UWSN) and explores contemporary methods of ocean exploration. It provides an extensive background on UWSN, detailing existing approaches to underwater localization. The study th... Read More about Underwater localization using SAR satellite data..

Investigation of efficiency and temperature dependence in RbGeBr3-based perovskite solar cell structures. (2024)
Journal Article
VALIZADEH, S., SHOKRI, A., SABOURI-DODARAN, A., FOUGH, N. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2024. Investigation of efficiency and temperature dependence in RbGeBr3-based perovskite solar cell structures. Results in physics [online], 57, article 107351. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rinp.2024.107351

This study is centered on the exploration of the inorganic perovskite material RbGeBr3 as an absorbing layer in various configurations of perovskite solar cells (PSCs). The Poisson, continuity, and transport equations are solved using the finite elem... Read More about Investigation of efficiency and temperature dependence in RbGeBr3-based perovskite solar cell structures..

Performance and energy modelling for a low energy acoustic network for the underwater Internet of Things. (2023)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, C., FOUGH, N., ERDOGAN, N. and PRABHU, R. 2023. Performance and energy modelling for a low energy acoustic network for the underwater Internet of Things. In Proceedings of the 2023 IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) International workshop on Metrology for the sea (MetroSea 2023); learning to measure sea health parameters, 4-6 October 2023, Valletta, Malta. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 110-115. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/MetroSea58055.2023.10317266

As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to find new applications, there is academic and industrial interest in expanding these concepts to the oceanic environment where data is traditionally challenging to communicate wirelessly, establishing an Un... Read More about Performance and energy modelling for a low energy acoustic network for the underwater Internet of Things..

Fuzzy logic, edge enabled underwater video surveillance through partially wireless optical communication. (2023)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, C., FOUGH, N. and PRABHU, R. 2023. Fuzzy logic, edge enabled underwater video surveillance through partially wireless optical communication. In Bouma, H., Dijk, J., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Artificial intelligence for security and defence applications: proceedings of the 2023 SPIE joint Remote sensing and Security + defence conference (SPIE Sensor + Imaging 2023), 3-7 September 2023, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Proceedings of SPIE, 12742. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], paper 127420A. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2685278

Underwater surveillance is inherently tricky to achieve. Even in the clearest waters, the visibility tends to be in the range of tens of meters. Normally, tethered Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) with underwater cameras are used for underwater imag... Read More about Fuzzy logic, edge enabled underwater video surveillance through partially wireless optical communication..

Multimodal, software defined networking for subsea sensing and monitoring. (2023)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, C., FOUGH, N. and PRABHU, R. 2023. Multimodal, software defined networking for subsea sensing and monitoring. In Proceedings of the 2023 IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society conference and exposition (OCEANS 2023): blue ocean planet earth, 5-8 June 2023, Limerick, Ireland. Piscataway: IEEE [online], document number 10244664. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSLimerick52467.2023.10244664

The prevalence of oceanic industry and ocean borne interests has given rise to the concept of the Underwater Internet of Things as a vector for automation and data analytics in an environment hostile to anthropomorphic activity. Through the Internet... Read More about Multimodal, software defined networking for subsea sensing and monitoring..

Optical-fibre based sensors for monitoring offshore floating photovoltaic farms. (2023)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, C., JOSEPH, C.S.J., JOHNY, J., ERDOGAN, N., FOUGH, N. and PRABHU, R. 2023. Optical fibre-based sensors for monitoring offshore floating photovoltaic farms. In Proceedings of 2023 IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society conference and exposition (OCEANS 2023): blue ocean planet earth, 5-8 June 2023, Limerick, Ireland. Piscataway: IEEE [online], document number 10244737. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSLimerick52467.2023.10244737

Solar photovoltaic farms are seeing increasing expansion into new domains (offshore) in order to harvest the sunlight as society pushes towards reaching Net Zero by 2050. However, photovoltaics are bound by physics, parameters such as temperature and... Read More about Optical-fibre based sensors for monitoring offshore floating photovoltaic farms..

Extremely random forest based automatic tonic-clonic seizure detection using spectral analysis on electroencephalography data. (2023)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, C., FUNG, WAI KEUNG, FOUGH, N. and PRABHU, R. 2023. Extremely random forest based automatic tonic-clonic seizure detection using spectral analysis on electroencephalography data. In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Interregional NEWCAS conference 2023 (NEWCAS 2023), 26-28 June 2023, Edinburgh, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article 10198101. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/NEWCAS57931.2023.10198101

Machine learning proliferates society and has begun changing medicine. This report covers an investigation into how Extremely Random Forests combined with Fast Fourier Transform feature extraction performed on two-dimensional time-series Epileptic Se... Read More about Extremely random forest based automatic tonic-clonic seizure detection using spectral analysis on electroencephalography data..

Modeling and simulation of heterojunction solar cell; determination of optimal values. (2023)
Conference Proceeding
LAWAL, S.M., FOUGH, N., SELLAMI, N. and MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. 2023. Modeling and simulation of heterojunction solar cell: determination of optimal values. In Proceedings of the 21st IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Interregional NEWCAS conference 2023 (NEWCAS 2023), 26-28 June 2023, Edinburgh, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article 10198061. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/NEWCAS57931.2023.10198061

A heterojunction solar cell of ZnSe/ZnO/CIGS/Si structure has been simulated in order to determine the optimal values. The performed modeling and Simulation is used to get an idea and identify the optimal values that can be use in the manufacturing p... Read More about Modeling and simulation of heterojunction solar cell; determination of optimal values..

A simulation into the physical and network layers of optical communication network for the subsea video surveillance of illicit activity. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, C., FOUGH, N. and PRABHU, R. 2022. A simulation into the physical and network layers of optical communication network for the subsea video surveillance of illicit activity. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics, and surveillance technologies VI: proceedings of the 6th Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics, and surveillance technologies, co-located with SPIE (Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers) Security + defence conference 2022, 5-6 September 2022, Berlin, Germany. Proceedings of SPIE, 12275. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], article 1227508. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2641374

Criminal activity is increasingly entering the ocean subsurface with acts such as illegal fishing and narco-submarining becoming points of contention. This among other illicit acts taking place in this domain imply a need for surveillance to render t... Read More about A simulation into the physical and network layers of optical communication network for the subsea video surveillance of illicit activity..

An investigation into routing protocols for real-time sensing of subsurface oil wells. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, C., FOUGH, N. and PRABHU, R. 2022. An investigation into routing protocols for real-time sensing of subsurface oil wells. In Valle, M., Lehmhus, D., Gianoglio, C. et al. (eds.) Advances in system-integrated intelligence: proceedings of the 6th International conference on system-integrated intelligence 2022 (SysInt 2022), 7-9 September 2022, Genova, Italy. Lecture notes in networks and systems (LNNS), 546. Cham: Springer [online], pages 689-699. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-16281-7_65

Pervasive computing has transformed society, and there is a desire to extend this mass data connectivity to the ocean, especially by energy companies seeking real-time sensor data from assets such as oil wells and pipelines. As evidenced by the Deepw... Read More about An investigation into routing protocols for real-time sensing of subsurface oil wells..

Automated tonic-clonic seizure detection using random forests and spectral analysis on electroencephalography data. (2022)
Conference Proceeding
STEWART, C., FUNG, W.K., FOUGH, N. and PRABHU, R. 2022. Automated tonic-clonic seizure detection using random forests and spectral analysis on electroencephalography data. In Valle, M., Lehmhus, D., Gianoglio, C. et al. (eds.) Advances in system-integrated intelligence: proceedings of the 6th International conference on system-integrated intelligence 2022 (SysInt 2022), 7-9 September 2022, Genova, Italy. Lecture notes in networks and systems (LNNS), 546. Cham: Springer [online], pages 679-688. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-16281-7_64

Artificial intelligence (AI) has a potential for impact in the diagnosis of neurological conditions, the academic consensus generally has a positive outlook regarding how AI can improve the care of stroke victims and those who suffer from neuro-degen... Read More about Automated tonic-clonic seizure detection using random forests and spectral analysis on electroencephalography data..

Women in circuits and systems (WiCAS) and young professionals (YP) at ICECS 2020. (2021)
Journal Article
DI CAPUA, G., PAYVAND, M., COVI, E. and FOUGH, N. 2021. Women in circuits and systems (WiCAS) and young professionals (YP) at ICECS 2020. IEEE circuits and systems magazine [online], 21(2), pages 122-125. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/MCAS.2021.3071634

A 'Women in Circuits and Systems' (WiCAS) event and a 'Young Professionals' (YP) event took place during the 27th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International conference on electronics circuits and systems (ICECS), the flags... Read More about Women in circuits and systems (WiCAS) and young professionals (YP) at ICECS 2020..

A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict fixations. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
NARAYANASWAMY, M., ZHAO, Y., FUNG, W.K. and FOUGH, N. 2020. A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict fixations. In Proceedings of 27th Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) International conference on electronics, circuits and systems 2020 (ICECS 2020), 23-25 November 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9294905. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICECS49266.2020.9294905

A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict the regions of human eye fixations in images using low-level features is proposed. Unlike the existing wavelet-based saliency detection models, the proposed model requires only two chann... Read More about A low-complexity wavelet-based visual saliency model to predict fixations..

Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J., PRABHU, R. and FOUGH, N. 2019. Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach. In Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE MTT-S wireless power transfer conference (WPTC 2019), co-located with the 2019 IEEE PELS workshop on emerging technologies: wireless power (WoW 2019) as part of Wireless power week 2019, 18-21 June 2019, London, UK. New York: IEEE [online], pages 158-161. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/WPTC45513.2019.9055553

Maximising power transfer efficiency (PTE) in resonant inductive power transfer (IPT) systems requires strong coupling between transmitter and receiver coils. In applications where system constraints yield a weak inductive link (e.g. significant dist... Read More about Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach..

Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J., PRABHU, R. and FOUGH, N. 2019. Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems. In Proceedings of 2019 United States National Committee for the International Union for Radio Science (USNC-URSI) radio science meeting (URSI 2019), co-located with 2019 Antennas and propagation symposium (AP-S/URSI 2019), 7-12 July 2019, Atlanta, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 73-74. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/USNC-URSI.2019.8861834

Maintaining maximum power transfer efficiency (PTE) is one of the main challenges in resonant inductive power transfer (IPT) systems. Maximum PTE can be achieved if the coupling between transmitter and receiver coils is strong. One way of achieving t... Read More about Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems..

Media usability circuit breakers for RTP-based interactive networked multimedia. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
FOUGH, N., VERDICCHIO, F., PERKINS, C. and FAIRHURST, G. 2015. Media usability circuit breakers for RTP-based interactive networked multimedia. In Proceedings of the 2015 Picture coding symposium (PCS 2015), co-located with the 2015 Packet video workshop (PV 2015), 31 May - 03 June 2015, Cairns, Australia. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 227-232. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/PCS.2015.7170080

With multimedia and Internet enabled devices being ubiquitous, mechanisms that ensure multimedia flows do not congest the Internet are crucial components of multimedia systems that are embraced rather than opposed by network service providers. The Re... Read More about Media usability circuit breakers for RTP-based interactive networked multimedia..

Exploration of RTP circuit breaker with applications to video streaming. (2013)
Conference Proceeding
FOUGH, N., VERDICCHIO, F. and FAIRHURST, G. 2013. Exploration of RTP circuit breaker with applications to video streaming. In Proceedings of the 14th Annual postgraduate symposium on the convergence of telecommunications, networking and broadcasting 2013 (PGNET 2013), 24-25 June 2013, Liverpool, UK. Liverpool: Liverpool John Moores University. Hosted on Academia [online]. Available from: https://www.academia.edu/5546559/Exploration_of_RTP_Circuit_Breaker_with_Applications_to_Video_Streaming

Live multimedia streaming is becoming one of the dominant sources of internet traffic, much of which is sent over best-effort networks, i.e. along paths with a wide variety of characteristics. The multimedia traffic should be transmitted using a robu... Read More about Exploration of RTP circuit breaker with applications to video streaming..