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IFSA Newsletter (ISSN 1726-6017), No.3, March 2009

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1.   Sensors & Transducers Journal, Vol.5, March 2009, Special Issue on Robotic and Sensors Environments

2.   Sensors & Transducers Magazine (e-Digest), No.3, March 2009

3.   Sensors Web Portal Up-dates Briefs

4  Recently Published Sensors Books

5.   Subscribtion

6.   Additional Information, Comments, Suggestions


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Bullet Sensors & Transducers Journal, Vol. 5, Special Issue, March 2009


1. Foreword

     Pierre Payeur, Emil Petriu, pp.1-2

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2. An Omnidirectional Stereoscopic System for Mobile Robot Navigation

     Rémi Boutteau, Xavier Savatier, Jean-Yves Ertaud, Bélahcène Mazari, pp.3-17

     [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


3. Movement in Collaborative Robotic Environments Based on the Fish Shoal Emergent Patterns

    Razvan Cioarga, Mihai V. Micea, Vladimir Cretu, Emil M. Petriu, pp.18-36

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


4. A Multiscale Calibration of a Photon Videomicroscope for Visual Servo Control: Application
    to MEMS   Micromanipulation and Microassembly

    Brahim Tamadazte, Sounkalo Dembélé and Nadine Piat, pp. 37-52

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


5. A Study on Dynamic Stiffening of a Rotating Beam with a Tip Mass

    Shengjian Bai, Pinhas Ben-Tzvi, Qingkun Zhou, Xinsheng Huang, pp. 53-68

     [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


6.Towards a Model and Specification for Visual Programming of Massively Distributed Embedded Systems

    Meng Wang, Varun Subramanian, Alex Doboli, Daniel Curiac, Dan Pescaru and Codruta Istin, pp. 69-85

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


7. Feature Space Dimensionality Reduction for Real-Time Vision-Based Food Inspection

    Mai Moussa Chetima and Pierre Payeur, pp.86-103

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


8. Design and Analysis of a Fast Steering Mirror for Precision Laser Beams Steering

    Qingkun Zhou, Pinhas Ben-Tzvi and Dapeng Fan, pp.104-118

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]


9. Neural Gas and Growing Neural Gas Networks for Selective 3D Sensing: a Comparative Study

    Ana-Maria Cretu, Pierre Payeur and Emil M. Petriu, pp.119-134

    [Abstract and Full Text Article Download]

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Bullet Sensors & Transducers Journal, Vol. 102, No. 3, March 2009



Research Articles


1. Smart Sensor Systems: Book Review

    IFSA, pp.I-II

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


2. Design of a Smart and High Precision Industrial Temperature Measurement and Monitoring System
    Using K-type Thermocouple and SPI-compatible Temperature Sensor

    Utpal Sarma, Digbijoy Chakraborty, P. K. Boruah, pp.1-9

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


3. IEEE 1451.0-2007 Compatible Smart Sensor Readout with Error Compensation Using FPGA

    J. Kamala and B. Umamaheswari, pp.10-21

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


4. Predicting the Deflections of Micromachined Electrostatic Actuators Using Artificial Neural Network (ANN)

    Hing Wah Lee, Mohd. Ismahadi Syono and Ishak Hj. Abd. Azid, pp.22-32

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


5. Conception and Development of a Portable Electronic Nose System for Classification of Raw Milk
    Using Principal Component Analysis Approach

    Hing Wah Lee, Mohd. Ismahadi Syono and Ishak Hj. Abd. Azid, pp.33-44

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


6. Viscosity Measurement Using Microcontroller to Study the Thermal Degradation of Edible Oil

    Neelameagam Periyasamy, Rubalya Valantina Sathianathan and Murugananthan Krishnamoorthy, pp.45-50

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


7. Problems of Terminology in the Field of Measuring Instruments with Elements of Artificial Intelligence

    Roald Taymanov, Ksenia Sapozhnikova, pp.51-61

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


8. Microcontroller Based Closed Loop PMDC Motor Position Control System

    Subrata Chattopadhyay, Utpal Chakraborty, Arindam Bhakta and Sagarika Pal, pp. 62-70

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


9. Discrete Time Sliding Mode Control Using Fast Output Sampling Feedback
    for Piezoelectric Actuated Structures

    L. R. Karl Marx, M. Umapathy, A. Girija, D. Ezhilarasi, pp.71-83

    [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


10.A Particle Swarm Optimization of Natural Ventilation Parameters in a Greenhouse
     with Continuous Roof Vents

     Abdelhafid Hasni, Belkacem Draoui, Thierry Boulard, Rachid Taibi and Brahim Dennai, pp.84-93

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


11.Experimental and Computational Study of Two-phase (Air–Palm Oil) Flow through Pipe
     and Control Valve in Series

     Arivazhagan M., Pugalenthi, Krishna Karthik K., Rani Hemamalini, Sundaram S., pp.94-104

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


12.The Effect on Pressure Drop across Control Valve for Two Phase Flow (Air-Water)

     Arivazhagan M, Krishna Karthik K, Sundaram S., pp.105-114

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]


13.RBIC-Lite – a Family of Signal Conditioning ICs of ZMD

     Krauss Gudrun, Krauss Mathias, pp.115-120

     [Abstract and Full Page Article Download]



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Bullet New Published Sensors Books


An Introduction to Optoelectronic Sensors

by Giancarlo C. Righini, Antonella Tajani, Antonello Cutolo


Automotive Sensors

by John Turner


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Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

Hardcover: 584 pages

Pubdate: 8 January 2009

ISBN: 9812834125


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Publisher: Momentum Press

Hardcover: 256 pages

Pubdate: 1 March 2009

ISBN: 1606500090


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