# IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement

## Issue 8 • Aug. 2017

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Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):C1 - 1925
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• ### IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement publication information

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): C2
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• ### Energy-Fluctuated Multiscale Feature Learning With Deep ConvNet for Intelligent Spindle Bearing Fault Diagnosis

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1926 - 1935
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Considering various health conditions under varying operational conditions, the mining sensitive feature from the measured signals is still a great challenge for intelligent fault diagnosis of spindle bearings. This paper proposed a novel energy-fluctuated multiscale feature mining approach based on wavelet packet energy (WPE) image and deep convolutional network (ConvNet) for spindle bearing faul... View full abstract»

• ### Acoustic Tomography Reconstruction Method for the Temperature Distribution Measurement

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1936 - 1945
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The temperature distribution information plays an important role in various industrial applications. Owing to the advantages such as low cost and nonintrusive sensing, the acoustic tomography (AT) is considered to be a promising technique for the temperature distribution visualization, in which the reconstruction method is of great significance for real-world measurements. In contrast with availab... View full abstract»

• ### Wideband Acoustic Positioning With Precision Calibration and Joint Parameter Estimation

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1946 - 1953
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This paper presents an instrument for finding the location of an object in 3-D space. The location is determined using estimates of the object's distance from static anchor points with known coordinates. This process involves three main challenges: 1) a way of measuring the Euclidean distance between two points; 2) estimating system parameters such as the position of the anchor points, the speed o... View full abstract»

• ### FPGA-Based Architecture for Managing Ultrasonic Beacons in a Local Positioning System

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1954 - 1964
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During past decades, local positioning systems (LPSs) have become more and more important for different robotic and automation applications, as well as for service-oriented developments. One of the emerging technologies for that purpose is ultrasounds, since they provide positioning errors in the range of centimeters with low-cost deployments. Nevertheless, they present some drawbacks, which const... View full abstract»

• ### Implementation and Measurement of Blind Wireless Receiver for Single Carrier Systems

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1965 - 1975
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Theoretical studies on nondata aided (blind) parameter estimation algorithms for signals have been carried out over the past decades. However, most of them have not been implemented and measured in order to validate their feasibility. In this paper, at first, the blind parameter estimation algorithms have been presented, which facilitate to the design of a blind wireless receiver (BWR) where infor... View full abstract»

• ### Concurrent Dual-Band RF Signal Measurement With Adaptive Blind Feedforward Cancellation of Wideband Receiver Nonlinearities

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1976 - 1984
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This paper proposes a novel method for the digital blind cancellation of nonlinear distortion in the concurrent dual-band receiver, for the accurate acquisition and testing of dual-band radio frequency signal. The nonlinearities are incurred by the wideband low-noise amplifier when measuring two signals concurrently. The proposed blind algorithm extracts the nonlinearities in the two measured sign... View full abstract»

• ### Online Updating Soft Sensor Modeling and Industrial Application Based on Selectively Integrated Moving Window Approach

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1985 - 1993
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In this paper, the moving window (MW) approach is introduced to update the soft sensor model with the latest process information, which provides powerful efficiency of tracking the shifting feature of the process. The weighted supervised latent factor analysis is utilized to build predictive model in the MW. However, information on previous important process variations is lost when the models are ... View full abstract»

• ### A Highly Accurate Calibration Method for Terrestrial Laser Doppler Velocimeter

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1994 - 2003
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In order to obtain the accurate velocity of a vehicle, calibration of a laser Doppler velocimeter (LDV) is particularly important after installation of the inertial navigation system (INS) and LDV. The calibration accuracy determines the navigational accuracy of the INS/LDV integrated navigation system. In this paper, a highly accurate calibration method based on the error equations of the INS/LDV... View full abstract»

• ### Reactive Power Billing Under Nonsinusoidal Conditions for Low-Voltage Systems

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2004 - 2011
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This paper analyzes reactive power definitions for billing purposes in low-voltage installations with high harmonic distortion levels. First, the theoretical definitions of power under nonsinusoidal conditions and their outcomes are presented and two of them are chosen as the focus to determine which one is the most appropriate for billing: nonactive power and fundamental reactive power. The regul... View full abstract»

• ### Magnetic Fiber Integrator and its Application in Precision Noninvasive DC Current Sensor

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2012 - 2021
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This paper is concerned with novel method of exact magnetic field sensing and line integration along path required for specific application. One of important applications is the electric current measurement. The sensor based on the presented method can be therefore used as precision dc current sensor. The realized openable flexible current probe based on the magnetic fiber integrator can cover cur... View full abstract»

• ### Optimal Allocation of Measurement Devices for Distribution State Estimation Using Multiobjective Hybrid PSO–Krill Herd Algorithm

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2022 - 2035
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This paper proposes a new multiobjective hybrid particle swarm optimization (PSO)-krill herd (KH) Pareto-based optimization algorithm to optimize number and location of the measurement devices for accurate state estimation (SE) in smart distribution networks. Three objectives are considered to be minimized: 1) the total cost; 2) the average relative percentage error (APE) of bus voltage magnitude;... View full abstract»

• ### A Cubature Kalman Filter Based Power System Dynamic State Estimator

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2036 - 2045
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This paper proposes an application of the cubature Kalman filter (CKF) to the power system dynamic state estimation (PSDSE) utilizing the measurements from the remote terminal units as well as the phasor measurement units. The CKF process utilizes the spherical cubature and Gaussian quadrature rules to estimate the probability density functions of the state space and the measurement space. This he... View full abstract»

• ### Estimation of $boldsymbol {P}_{st}$ Indicator Values on the Basis of Voltage Fluctuation Indices

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2046 - 2055
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Power quality is described by voltage fluctuation measures. Voltage fluctuation is understood as “a series of voltage changes or a continuous variation of the rms or peak value of the voltage.” Voltage variation is most often manifested by flicker, which might become obnoxious at a high enough intensity. One of the standard measures of voltage fluctuation is Pst indicator.... View full abstract»

• ### Analysis of Three IoT-Based Wireless Sensors for Environmental Monitoring

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2056 - 2064
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The recent changes in climate have increased the importance of environmental monitoring, making it a topical and highly active research area. This field is based on remote sensing and on wireless sensor networks for gathering data about the environment. Recent advancements, such as the vision of the Internet of Things (IoT), the cloud computing model, and cyber-physical systems, provide support fo... View full abstract»

• ### An All-Parameter System-Level Calibration for Stellar-Inertial Navigation System on Ground

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2065 - 2073
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The calibration, in particular about the installation errors of a star sensor, is a vital problem when improving the accuracy of stellar-inertial navigation system (INS). This paper proposed an all-parameter calibration method for a groundbased stellar-INS with 12-position rotations, using a Kalman filter that can simultaneously estimate bias, scale factor, misalignments of inertial measurement un... View full abstract»

• ### 2-D Wind Velocity Measurement Using a Vertically Suspended Optical Fiber Combined With a Photosensor Array

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2074 - 2082
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A novel low-cost 2-D wind velocity (speed and direction) sensor was designed based on the principles of statics and optics. A vertically suspended optical fiber was employed in the designed sensor as the sensitive element, which could be deflected by the applied force of airflow in 2-D horizontal planes. An optical signal emitted from the end of the fiber was projected onto a charge coupled device... View full abstract»

• ### Human Head Stiffness Rendering

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2083 - 2096
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Human head stiffness rendering is important in haptic interactive applications, because it defines a realistic physical interaction between human operator(s) and a human avatar created in a virtual environment. In this paper, we propose a hybrid method for rendering the appropriate stiffness property on a human head polygon mesh that combines popular haptic rendering approaches: study the sophisti... View full abstract»

• ### Transceiver for Wireless Power Transfer Using a Cross-Coupled Oscillator for a Wireless On-Wafer Test

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2097 - 2105
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In this paper, we propose a transceiver architecture for wireless on-wafer test systems. To obtain a compact transceiver, the dc-ac converter, an essential component in typical wireless power transfer (WPT) systems, is removed. Instead of the converter, the output power of the oscillator is used as the transmitted power in the transmitter. To reduce the number of required inductors in the transcei... View full abstract»

• ### Comparing Ubisense, BeSpoon, and DecaWave UWB Location Systems: Indoor Performance Analysis

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2106 - 2117
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Most ultrawideband (UWB) location systems already proposed for position estimation have only been individually evaluated for particular scenarios. For a fair performance comparison among different solutions, a common evaluation scenario would be desirable. In this paper, we compare three commercially available UWB systems (Ubisense, BeSpoon, and DecaWave) under the same experimental conditions, in... View full abstract»

• ### Determination of Propagation Constant of Terahertz Dielectric Ridge Waveguide Using Noncontact Measurement Approach

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2118 - 2128
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This paper presents a detailed uncertainty analysis and tolerance analysis of the noncontact measurement approach proposed here for determining the propagation constant of the dielectric ridge waveguide (DRW), operating in 750-1000-GHz range. Two diagonal horns were used to guide the terahertz wave through the DRW without physical contact. The experimental procedure is described in detail in this ... View full abstract»

• ### Realization of Four-Terminal-Pair Capacitors as Reference Standards of Impedance at High Frequency Using Impedance-Matrix Method

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2129 - 2135
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The four-terminal-pair air capacitors of nominal values 1000 and 100 pF have been realized as reference standards of impedance upto 10 MHz using impedance-matrix method. The reported work has been successfully practically implemented at the National Physical Laboratory India (NPLI) in the direction of establishing metrological traceability of capacitance standards at high frequency (HF). The reali... View full abstract»

• ### Algorithm for Predicting [UTC–UTC(k)] by Means of Neural Networks

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2136 - 2142
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This paper presents a new algorithm for predicting the deviations for local timescale UTC(k) in relation to the coordinated universal time (UTC) scale by means of group method of data handling (GMDH) neural network (NN). A very important element of this algorithm significantly affecting the quality of the obtained prediction is the block of time series preparation for NN. On the basis of carried o... View full abstract»

• ### Three-Cornered Hat Method via GPS Common-View Comparisons

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2143 - 2147
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This paper evaluates the stability of three industrial cesium clocks located in different sites, comparing them via the common-view technique and using the three-cornered hat (TCH) method. Validation of the implementation is obtained by comparing results with Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) and Rapid UTC values reported for the three cesium clocks involved. An enhanced TCH method is presented and... View full abstract»

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