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IFSA Newsletter (ISSN 1726-6017), No.10, October 2012

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Research Articles:


1. Implementation of ANN in FPGA for improved Temperature Drift of the MEMS Flow Sensor,

    I. Mellal, M. Laghrouche, B. Idjeri, R. Beguenane, S. Ameur, pp.1-9

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


2. Modeling and Control of Smart Structure Using Soft Computing Method,

    M. Sridevi, P. Madhavasarma, P. Prakasam, pp.10-18

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


3. Identifying Convective and Stratiform Rain by Confronting SEVERI Sensor Multispectral Infrared to Radar Sensor Data Using Neural Network,

    M. Lazri, F. Ouallouche, S. Ameur, J. M. Brucker and Y. Mohia, pp.19-32

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


4. Design of Float-Image Level Transmitter for Level Measurement Using Image Processing Technique,

    N. S. Abinaya and S. Rakesh Kumar, pp.33-40

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


5. Model Identification and Control of Non Linear Spherical Tank Process using Soft Computing Method,

    M.Sridevi, P. Madhavasarma, P. Prakasam, pp.41-49

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


6. Measure of the Conductivity by Electromagnetic Inductive Sensor,

    Rouane Amar, pp.50-64

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


7. Authentication of Indian Wines Using Voltammetric Electronic Tongue Coupled with Artificial Neural Networks,

    Hepsiba K. Anga, P. C. Panchariya and A. L. Sharma, pp.65-76

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


8. Non Destructive Classification of Himalayan Orthodox Black Teas,

    S. Kumar, P. C. Panchariya, Bhanu Prasad P. and A. L. Sharma, pp.77-85

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


9. A Piezoresistive Acceleration Sensor: from System to Physical Levels,

    Tran Duc Tan, pp.86-95

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


10.Recent Advance in Plantar Pressure Measurement Systems,

    Yemin Guo, Lanmei Wang, pp.96-105

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


11.The Classification of Scores from Multi-classifiers for Face Verification,

    Abdelmalik Ouamane, Mébarka Belahcene, Abdelhamid Benakcha, Mohamed Boumehrez, Abdelmalik Taleb Ahmed, pp.106-118

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


12.A Calibration Method of Binocular Vision System for Large Forging Dimension Measurement,

    Wei Liu, Xin Ma, Zhenyuan Jia, Wenqiang Wang and Yang Zhang, pp. 119-129

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


13.Quality Inspection of Parenteral Vials Using Digital Image Analysis,

    S. Deena Christilda, M. Prathiba, P. Neelamegam, pp.130-137

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


14.High-Speed Fastener Detection System Based on Machine Vision,

    Jinfeng Yang, Wei Tao, Chunfeng Lü, Yongjie Zhang, Hui Zhao, pp.138-148

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


15.Bio Inspired algorithm for PID Controller Tuning and Application to the Pulp and Paper industry,

    Raghunathan R., Neelamegam P. and Murugananthan K., pp.149-162

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


16.Design of Adaptive PID Controller Based on Maximum Modulus Theorem for Inverted Pendulum on a Cart,

    Jim George, Bipin Krishna, V. I. George, Mukund Kumar Menon, pp.163-171

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


17.New Load Balancing Algorithm for LEACH Protocol (F-VCH LEACH),

    Muneer Bani Yassein, Zeinab Jaradat,  Neveen Hijazi, Constandinos Mavromoustakis, pp.172-182

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


18.Efficient Implementation of FPGA Based PID Control Algorithm for Temperature Control System,

    M. A. Majed and Prof. C. S. Khandelwal, pp. 183-190

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


19.Performance Comparison of PCA and ICA Pre-processors in Identification of Individual Gases Using Response of a Poorly Selective Solid-state Sensor Array,

    Akash Agrawal, Ravi Kumar, Amit Kumar Kohli, R. Dwivedi, pp.191-202

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]



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Chemical Sensors and Biosensors: Fundamentals and Applications

by Florinel-Gabriel Banica


Wearable Nano-Bio Sensor Platform

by Vijay Varandan


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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Hardcover: 576 pages

Pubdate: 16 October 2012

ISBN: 0470710667


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NetWare 2013 Conferences Umbrella
August 25-31, 2013 - Barcelona, Spain



1) The 4th International Conference on Sensor Device Technologies and Applications (SENSORDEVICES' 2013),

    Barcelona, Spain, 25-31 August 2013: Deadline: 30 March 2013


2) The 7th International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM' 2013),

    Barcelona, Spain, 25-31 August 2013: Deadline: 30 March 2013


3) The 6th International Conference on Advances in Circuits, Electronics and Micro-electronics (CENICS' 2013),

    Barcelona, Spain, 25-31 August 2013: Deadline: 30 March 2013


4) The 7th International Conference on Quantum, Nano and Micro Technologies (ICQNM' 2013),

    Barcelona, Spain, 25-31 August 2013: Deadline: 30 March 2013

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Bullet Sensors and MEMS Industry Reports 2012-2017



1) Status of the CMOS Image Sensors Industry to 2017


CMOS image sensor market is expected to grow at an 11 % CAGR  in revenue in the 2012-2017 period, growing from $6.6B in 2012 to $11B in 2017. Many different applications are driving the integration of CMOS image sensors. If mobile handsets accounted for ~ 65 % of total shipments in 2011, many new applications are poised to drive the future growth of this industry. Three fast emerging applications of significant size should drive the growth of the market to an expected CAGR over 30 %: Tablets, Automotive, and Smart TV. More details are available in the report on each application. Click <here> for details and online order.



2) Gyroscopes and IMUs for Defense, Aerospace & Industrial: Market Report to 2017


Multiple technology changes are fueling booming market growth. Inertial Measurements Units (IMUs) is a large industry traditionally dominated by defense and aerospace applications. High-performance inertial sensors and systems is a dynamic market segment, as an ever-increasing number of platforms require stabilization, guidance or navigation functions. The 2011 market for high-performance gyroscopes was estimated at $1.29B, growing at a 4.3% annual rate, and is expected to reach $1.66B in 2017. This report describes in detail each application in terms of market size, competitive analysis, technical requirements, technology trends and business drivers. Click <here> for details and online order.



3) Status of the MEMS Industry to 2017


Fueled by consumer applications, MEMS market keeps growing and MEMS company acquisition values are climbing ! Based on 20 years’ experience in MEMS market analysis the 2012 edition of “Status of the MEMS Industry” (“MIS”), including MEMS device markets, key players strategies, key industry changes and MEMS financial analysis. It also includes major MEMS manufacturing evolutions as well as an update on the “emerging” MEMS device markets. Click <here> for details.



4) Uncooled Infrared Imaging Market: Commercial & Military Applications to 2017


This report provides an overview of all the infrared technologies currently commercialized focused on uncooled Long Wave Infrared/thermal  detection with microbolometers. Market forecasts till 2017 with in-depth analysis of commercial and military markets is provided, along with a description of the main active players and the lasts technological evolutions and future trends.Click <here> for details.



5) MEMS for Cell Phones & Tablets to 2017


20 % annual growth to reach $5.4B in 2017.10 New MEMS Applications to be $ 100 M in 2017. The report highlights that novel MEMS opportunities need to be watched as they will  fuel this market significantly. Click <here> for details.




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