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A High Performance Banknote Recognition System Based on a One-Dimensional Visible Light Line Sensor

Young Park, Seung Kwon, Tuyen Pham, Kang Park, Dae Jeong, Sungsoo Yoon
2015 Sensors  
An algorithm for recognizing banknotes is required in many fields, such as banknote-counting machines and automatic teller machines (ATM).  ...  The experimental results using two-fold cross-validation for 61,240 United States dollar (USD) images show that the pre-classification error rate is 0%, and the average error rate for the final recognition  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported by a grant from the Advanced Technology Center R&D Program funded by the Ministry of Trade, Industry& Energy of Korea (10039011).  ... 
doi:10.3390/s150614093 pmid:26083231 pmcid:PMC4507579 fatcat:qcg4mufo7vafzfbwwtzxntzepy

Vibrational Spectroscopy and Chemometrics in Forensic Chemistry: Critical Review, Current Trends and Challenges

Carolina Silva, André Braz, Maria Fernanda Pimentel
2019 Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society  
In addition, current trends, main challenges and the adequate use of several chemometric techniques are discussed. Principal component analysis (PCA) was found to be the most used technique.  ...  Results reporting, however, still lack reliable quality parameters and sample representativeness, posing a significant challenge to the solution of forensic problems.  ...  Acknowledgments T h e a u t h o r s w o u l d l i k e t o a c k n ow l e d g e I N C TA A ( C N P q g r a n t s 5 7 3 8 9 4 / 2 0 0 8 -6 a n d 465768/2014-8, and FAPESP grants 2008/57808-1 and  ... 
doi:10.21577/0103-5053.20190140 fatcat:rv6aeyxmsneztjq5m3wra7nr4m

Android Controlled Home Automation

2021 American Journal of Electronics & Communication  
The most used concept in planning is sampling-based planning, it provides a successful solution in wayfinding path planning, and because of this, it is performed in different robotics fields.  ...  The significance of behavior-based robots and the indoor navigation system has increased significantly over the past few years in its monitoring and wayfinding, taking into account the existence of robot  ...  SURF technique is applied there to repeatability, distinctiveness and robustness of local image feature extraction in banknote recognition [16] .  ... 
doi:10.15864/ajec.1303 fatcat:sitz5xykknhahawc54yptjptqa

Modern Applied Science, Vol. 3, No. 5, May 2009, all in one file, Part B

Editor MAS
2009 Modern Applied Science  
Three-dimensional localization of defects in stay cables using magnetic flux leakage methods, Abstract By researching the mothed of iris identification integrating the iris features with the secure network  ...  Indeed more accuracy is because of decision on different features that yields by employing two kinds of feature extractors, PCA and DCT.  ...  us to use their data.  ... 
doi:10.5539/mas.v3n5p0b fatcat:gutemdaurvcpdcmghp4m3xvz3i

Recovering the sight to blind people in indoor environments with smart technologies

Mohamed L. Mekhalfi, Farid Melgani, Abdallah Zeggada, Francesco G.B. De Natale, Mohammed A.-M. Salem, Alaa Khamis
2016 Expert systems with applications  
The first and main one tackles the issue of object recognition for the blind, in which we propose a 'coarse recognition' approach that proceeds by detecting objects in bulk rather than focusing on a single  ...  recognition synthesis-based support), regardless of their position in the scene.  ...  Likewise, The Authors would like to thank the local Trento's Sec-tion of the Italian Union of Blind and Visually Impaired People for the availability and useful feedbacks.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2015.09.054 fatcat:giph3e42fzdidfokeufdn5baoa

Interpol review of fingermarks and other body impressions 2016–2019

Andy Bécue, Heidi Eldridge, Christophe Champod
2020 Forensic Science International: Synergy  
This review paper covers the forensic-relevant literature in fingerprint and bodily impression sciences from 2016 to 2019 as a part of the 19th Interpol International Forensic Science Managers Symposium  ...  This trend has worsened compared to 2013e2016 and may reflect a lack of relevant journal options or may be a consequence of successive rejection decisions from the most famous forensic or chemistry-oriented  ...  Using PCA and a targeted approach, the authors proposed to distinguish product brands from fingermark analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.fsisyn.2020.01.013 pmid:33385142 pmcid:PMC7770454 fatcat:grlrduq7qnbrhavkw2ei2tpiqi

Meeting abstracts from International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC 2017)

2017 Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control  
Objectives We used a mathematical model to assess the current guidelines for classification of the origin of CDI and identified potential improvements to the method of classification.  ...  Results: Use of the ATP testing algorithm improved the reliability of ATP testing data (P = 0.001)and suggests new lower ATP levels for cleanliness acceptance.  ...  The case classifications are suspected cases and are not laboratory confirmed.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13756-017-0201-4 fatcat:5lftat4pirbsfpneso5rxy345u

India: Financial System Stability Assessment-Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for India

International Monetary Fund.
2017 IMF Staff Country Reports  
' Forums (JLF); and (iii) using the revised Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework to work towards needed improvements in weak banks.  ...  The authorities are also using this window of opportunity to bring about improved governance in PSBs.  ...  reluctant or unable to address decisively asset quality problems in PSBs and repair of corporate balance sheets in view of limited fiscal space and the need for deeper structural reforms.  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781484334164.002 fatcat:ra6wjbzayvgj3lnw5q32eoq2za

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan: Fifth Review Under the Three-Year Arrangement Under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and Request for Waiver of Performance Criteria, and Rephasing and Extension of the Arrangement: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

International Monetary Fund
2009 IMF Staff Country Reports  
In the context of the fifth review under the three-year arrangement under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility and a request for a waiver of performance criteria, and rephasing and extension of the  ...  arrangement, the following documents have been released and are included in this package:  ...  We expect to collect total revenues in 2008/09 of Af 40 billion compared with Af 44.5 billion target. Performance has been good at the large and medium taxpayer offices in Kabul.  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781451800418.002 fatcat:572nqqdypfdsrduac4qaiegzti

Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis

Charles E Heckler
2005 Technometrics  
In medicine recorded observations of subjects in different locations are the basis of reliable diagnoses and medication.  ...  This type of analysis is used as an alternative to PCA. PCA is mainly concerned with covariances and correlations, whereas correspondence analysis analyzes a more general kind of association.  ...  and distances in order to derive distances out of given dissimilarities, and 2. the restriction to Euclidean geometry in order to determine the object configurations.  ... 
doi:10.1198/tech.2005.s319 fatcat:2mbwm76nsrd35k7ymm5opxq2he

Transnational Anti-Bribery Law [chapter]

Kevin E. Davis, Veronica Root Martinez
2021 The Cambridge Handbook of Compliance  
Countries listed in order of their share of world exports 4 Transparency International Active Enforcement 7 countries with 27% of global exports Limited Enforcement 11 countries with 12.3% global exports  ...  entities from engaging in corrupt practices overseas. • Define "foreign public officials" in the PCA and other applicable laws. • Strengthen criminal penalties under the PCA and other applicable anti-corruption  ...  E&Y rejected this offer and was summoned to appear in criminal proceedings before the District Court of Amsterdam. 611 THE NETHERLANDS Limited enforcement INVESTIGATIONS AND CASES TRANSPARENCY OF  ... 
doi:10.1017/9781108759458.063 fatcat:culfnr3dkzasdhtrhrogktwd4q

Committee BIOTECHNO Steering Committee

Gilles Bernot, Hesham Ali, Hunter Moseley, Gilles Bernot, Hesham Ali, Hunter Moseley, Sophia Antipolis, France Razvan Bocu, Xin Gao, Birgit Gersbeck-Schierholz, Universität Leibniz, Hannover (+23 others)
2017 Germany BIOTECHNO 2017 Foreword The Ninth International Conference on Bioinformatics, Biocomputational Systems and Biotechnologies   unpublished
Using bio-ontologies, biosemantics and special processing concepts, progress was achieved in dealing with genomics, biopharmaceutical and molecular intelligence, in the biology and microbiology domains  ...  The area brings a rich spectrum of informatics paradigms, such as epidemic models, pattern classification, graph theory, or stochastic models, to support special biocomputing applications in biomedical  ...  Figure 6 and Table 3 of PCA show another reliable malignancy index.  ... 

The Horn of Africa

Abdi Ismail Samatar
1997 Political Geography  
first published 2013 by Pluto Press 345 Archway road, London n6 5AA in cooperation with the nordic Africa institute P.o.  ...  'Nation, Ethnicity, and  ...  is aggravated by local disagreement between Misiriyae -Ngok-Dinka, national (NCP-SPLM), and international (non-implementation of Abyei protocol, and non-implementation of the PCA Award).  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0962-6298(97)86502-x fatcat:yxrrw3aowrcadcjk4ki3mojnde

CFE-CMStatistics 2016 PROGRAMME AND ABSTRACTS 10th International Conference on CMStatistics 2016 Programme Committee

Angela Blanco-Fernandez, Gil Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Ana Colubi, Stella Hadjiantoni, M Dolores Jimenez-Gamero, Erricos Kontoghiorghes, George Loizou, Herman Van, Dijk, Peter Boswijk, Jianqing Fang, Alain Hecq (+123 others)
We confirm the importance of VRP in improving option pricing performances and show the ability of multi-component GARCH models to produce realistic hump-shaped VRP term structure.  ...  risk indicators based on the study of the differences between implied volatilities and correlations, which are computed using available option (and option baskets) prices, and realized volatilities and  ... 

"Country Risk and Foreign Bank Entry: The Case of Turkey" "Determination of Dividend Policy: The Evidence from Saudi Arabia"

Dervis Kirikkaleli, Turki Alzomaia, Ahmed Al-Khadhiri
2012 unpublished
If the reviewers determine that their comments are useful for the author to improve the quality of the paper, LCBR may forward the comments to the author.  ...  In this study we run a regression model and used a panel data covering the period from of 2004 to 2010 for 105 non-financial firms listed in the stock market.  ...  Acknowledgements The author thanks the National Science Council of Taiwan for providing the financial support for this research under the grant NSC99-2221-E-424-004.  ... 
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