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    • Fuzzy linear programming: A modern tool for decision making 

      Pandian, M. Vasant; Nagarajan, R.; Sazali, Yaacob, Prof. Dr. (Penerbit UTM Press, 2002-12)
      The modern trend in industrial application problem deserves modeling of all relevant vague or fuzzy information involved in a real decision making problem. In the first part of the paper, some explanations on tri partite ...
    • An application of finite element modelling to pneumatic artificial muscle 

      Ramasamy, Ravichandran; Mohd. Rizon, Mohamed Juhari, Prof. Ir. Dr.; Mohd Rozailan, Mamat, Prof. Madya Dr.; Sazali, Yaacob, Prof. Dr.; Nashrul Fazli, Mohd Nasir, Dr.; Sugisaka, Masanori (Science Publications, 2005)
      The purpose of this article was to introduce and to give an overview of the Pneumatic Artificial Muscles (PAMs) as a whole and to discuss its numerical modelling, using the Finite Element (FE) Method. Thus, more information ...
    • Fuzzy matching scheme for stereo vision based electronic travel aid 

      Balakrishnan, G.; Sainarayanan, G.; Nagarajan, R.; Sazali, Yaacob (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE), 2005)
      Navigation is a significant barrier to individuals with visual impairments. In response to this barrier, a wearable stereo-vision system was investigated and a prototype system named Stereo Vision based Electronic Travel ...
    • Object detection using circular hough transform 

      Mohamed Rizon; Haniza, Yazid; Puteh, Saad; Ali Yeon, Md Shakaff, Prof. Dr.; Abdul Rahman, Saad; Sugisaka, Masanori; Sazali, Yaacob, Prof. Dr.; M. Rozailan, Mamat; Karthigayan, M. (Science Publications, 2005)
      In this study we propose a new system to detect the object from an input image. The proposed system first uses the separability filter proposed by Fukui and Yamaguchi (Trans. IEICE Japan J80-D-II. 8, 2170-2177, 1997) to ...
    • On stereo processing procedure applied towards blind navigation aid - SVETA 

      Balakrishnan, G.; Sainarayanan, G.; Nagarajan, Ramachandran; Sazali, Yaacob, Prof. Dr. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE), 2005)
      This paper presents a portable traveling support system using stereo image processing for the visually impaired people's navigation. This system named as SVETA consists of a helmet molded with stereo cameras in the front, ...
    • Object detection using circular hough transform 

      Mohamed Rizon; Haniza, Yazid; Puteh, Saad; Ali Yeon, Md Shakaff, Prof. Dr.; Abdul Rahman, Saad; Sugisaka, Manasori; Sazali, Yaacob, Prof. Dr.; M. Rozailan, Mamat; Karthigayan, M. (Science Publications, 2005)
      In this study we propose a new system to detect the object from an input image. The proposed system first uses the separability filter proposed by Fukui and Yamaguchi (Trans. IEICE Japan J80-D-II. 8, 2170-2177, 1997) to ...
    • Artificial intelligence techniques in IC chip marking 

      Muthukaruppan, Kartigayan; Nagarajan, R.; Sazali, Yaacob; Pandian, Paulraj; Mohamed Rizon, Mohamed Juhari (Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Utara Malaysia, 2005)
      In this paper, an industrial machine vision system incorporating Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is employed to inspect the marking on the Integrated Circuit (IC) Chips. This inspection is carried out while the ICs are ...
    • A preliminary study of Patient Lifting Robot for Nurse assistance 

      Muralindran, M.; Nagarajan, R.; Sazali, Yaacob; Mohd Yunus, Hamid; Renee, Chin (Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Utara Malaysia, 2005-05-14)
      The advancement in technology and medicine has indeed tremendously improved the medical treatment, health and hospital care. In spite of that, the increasing rate of patients being admitted into hospitals and health care ...
    • A Support system for visually impaired persons to understand environmental information using Acoustic Interface 

      Balakrishnan, G.; Sainarayanan, G.; Nagarajan, R.; Sazali, Yaacob (Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Utara Malaysia, 2005-05-14)
      Visually impaired find their navigation difficult as they often lack the needed information for bypassing obstacles and hazards. Electronic Travel Aids (ETAs) are devices that use sensor technology to assist and improve ...
    • Conceptual view of Pneumatic Artificial Muscle 

      Ramesh, Ramasamy; Mohamed Rizon, Mohamed Juhari; Sugisaka, Masanori; Mohd Rozailan, Mamat; Sazali, Yaacob (Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Utara Malaysia, 2005-05-14)
      The intention of this article is to introduce and overview Pneumatic Artificial Muscles (PAMs). The construction of PAMS mainly consist of flexible, inflatable membranes, having orthotropic material behaviour. The main ...
    • Optimum part deposition orientation and adaptive slicing in fused deposition modeling 

      Khairul Fauzi, Karim; Halim, Zulkifli; Sazali, Yaacob; Mohamed Rizon, Mohamed Juhari; Abu Hassan, Abdullah (Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Utara Malaysia, 2005-05-14)
      Part deposition time and surface finish are two important concerns in rapid prototyping (RP). These two items contradict with each other. Commonly, a concession is made between the two aspects pertaining to model building ...
    • Human faces: a review from detection to recognition 

      Mohamed Rizon, Mohamed Juhari; Muthukaruppan, Karthigayan; Sazali, Yaacob; Ramachandran, Nagarajan; Puteh, Saad; P. L. EhKan (Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Utara Malaysia, 2005-05-14)
      In this paper, we review researches on human faces from aspect of face recognition and face detection. Face emotion recognition are also reviewed. The study of human faces has much assistance on computer vision and machine ...
    • Omni-Directional Mobile Robot with mecanum wheel 

      Jefri Efendi, Mohd Salih; Sazali, Yaacob; Mohamed Rizon, Mohamed Juhari (Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Utara Malaysia, 2005-05-14)
      In this paper, we review researches on omni-directional mobile robot design which Mecanum wheel as component in mobile robot propulsion. Omni-directional mobile robot has vast advantages over conventional design likes ...
    • Field testing of prototype DQPSK modem on the Skudai - Baling and Skudai - Chemor HF Radio link 

      Ahmad Sazali, Senawi; Ahmad Zuri, Sha’ameri (Kolej Universiti Kejuruteraan Utara Malaysia, 2005-05-18)
      The unpredictability in HF propagation results in multipath fading phenomena affect reliability in data communication. Random phase due to fading causes phase synchronization error at the receiver. This problem can be ...
    • Various Recognition approach in human faces 

      Karthigayan, M.; Mohd Rizon, Mohamed Juhari; Sazali, Yaacob; Nagarajan, R.; Puteh, Saad; Muhammed Firdaus, Hashim; Haniza, Yazid (Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP), 2005-12-01)
      In this paper, we review researches on human faces from aspect offace recognition and face detection. Face emotion recognition are also reviewed. The study of human faces has much assistance on computer vision and machine ...
    • Arthroscopy Knee Reconstruction Using Virtual Reality Assisted Medical Robots 

      Sundaraj, Kenneth, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Sazali, Yaacob, Prof. Dr. (Malaysian Invention & Design Society (MINDS), 2006)
      Located in the center of the knee the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the primary stabilizer of the knee joint which is frequently injured by a twisting or pivoting movement.
    • Analysis of classroom speech intelligibility using fuzzy linear regression model 

      Paulraj, M.P., Dr.; Sazali, Yaacob, Prof. Dr.; Ahmad Nazri, Dr.; Thagirarani, M . (Universiti Malaysia Perlis, 2006)
      Speech is defined as a process of producing sounds confirming to an accepted code by the human vocal apparatus. These sounds are perceived by the ear-brain system with the primary purpose of conveying thoughts. The ...
    • Object localization using stereo sensors for adept SCARA robot 

      Hema, Chengalvarayan Radhakrishnamurthy; Paulraj, Murugesapandian; Nagaran, R.; Sazali, Yaacob (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2006)
      In this paper we present a stereo vision system for segmentation of partially occluded objects and computation of object grasping point in bin picking environments. The stereo vision system was interfaced with an Adept ...
    • Object detection using geometric invariant moment 

      Mohamed Rizon; Haniza, Yazid; Puteh, Saad; Ali Yeon, Md Shakaff, Prof. Dr.; Abdul Rahman, Saad; Mohd Rozailan, Mamat; Sazali, Yaacob, Prof. Dr.; Hazri, Desa, Dr.; Karthigayan, M. (Science Publications, 2006)
      Geometric moment invariant produces a set of feature vectors that are invariant under shifting, scaling and rotation. The technique is widely used to extract the global features for pattern recognition due to its discrimination ...
    • Object detection using geometric invariant moment 

      Mohamed Rizon; Haniza, Yazid; Puteh, Saad; Ali Yeon, Md Shakaff, Prof. Dr.; Abdul Rahman, Saad; Mohd Rozailan, Mamat; Sazali, Yaacob, Prof. Dr.; Hazri, Desa, Dr.; Karthigayan, M. (Science Publications, 2006)
      Geometric moment invariant produces a set of feature vectors that are invariant under shifting, scaling and rotation. The technique is widely used to extract the global features for pattern recognition due to its ...