Journal of Advanced Engineering and Computation

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JAEC Annual Best Cited Paper Award


Announcement: 2019 JAEC Best Cited Paper Award

Journal of Advanced Engineering and Computation (JAEC) has announced JAEC Annual Best Cited Paper Award for research and review articles of the JAEC. The purpose of this award is to recognize the best-cited paper published in the past three (03) years that attracts the most citations. The quantity and quality of citations of papers are based on data from ISI and/or Scopus and/or Google Scholar that tracks the paper since its first publication.

From 2017 to 2019, JAEC has published 64 research/review papers in 3 volumes and 10 issues. Top five papers with high quantity and quality of citations have been evaluated by the Award Selection Committee.

Now, it is our pleasure to announce that Winner of 2019 Best Cited Paper Award is the paper entitled "Computational cardiovascular flow analysis with the variational multiscale methods" which is published in Volume 3, issue 2, pp. 366-405, 2019 by the authors K Takizawa*, Y Bazilevs, TE Tezduyar, MC Hsu.

Congratulation on the 2019 Award Winner.

The 2020 Award will be announced in early April 2021

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AIMS & SCOPE
Journal of Advanced Engineering and Computation (JAEC) is a forum for the presentation of innovative ideas, approaches, developments, and research projects in the area of advanced engineering and computation. It serves to facilitate the exchange of information between researchers and industry professionals. Multi-disciplinary topics that connect the core areas of advanced engineering and computation and its applications are also covered in this journal.

It also aims to promote and coordinate developments in the field of advanced engineering and computation. The international dimension is emphasized in order to foster international collaboration in advanced engineering and computation to meet the needs of broadening the applicability and scope of the current body of knowledge.

READERSHIP
The journal provides a vehicle to help professionals, academics, researchers and policy makers working in fields relevant to advanced engineering and computation to disseminate information and to learn from each other's work.

CONTENTS
JAEC publishes original research papers, review papers, case reports, technical notes and short communications. 

OPEN ACCESS
JAEC is a fully open access, single-blind peer reviewed, electronic and print, and a quarter-annual publication. Currently, Ton Duc Thang University is pleased to cover all publishing fees for the journal; as a result, authors do not have to pay any fees although their published papers are open to the reader.

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JAEC publishes Open Access articles under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium provided the original work is properly cited.

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Research Article Open Access
Mahmoud Emad Aldin Ali , Dinesh Kumar
Page(s): 248-259 in Vol 6, Iss 4 (2022)
Time cited: 0

Face recognition has aroused great interest in a range of industries due to its practical applications nowadays. It is a biometric method that is used to identify and certify people with unique biological traits in a reliable and timely manner. Although iris and fingerprint recognition technologies are more accurate, face recognition technology is the most common and frequently utilized since it is simple to deploy and execute and does not require any physical input from the user. This study compares Neural Networks using (SGD, Adam, or L-BFGS-B) optimizers, with different activation functions (Sigmoid, Tanh, or ReLU), and deep learning feature extraction methodologies including Squeeze Net, VGG19, or Inception model. The inception model outperforms the Squeeze Net and VGG19 in terms of accuracy. Based on the findings of the inception model, we achieved 93.6% of accuracy in a neural network with four layers and forty neurons by utilizing the SGD optimizer with the ReLU activation function. We also noticed that using the ReLU activation function with any of the three optimizers achieved the best results based on findings of the inception model, as it achieved 93.6%, 89.1%, and 94% of accuracy for each of the optimization algorithms SGD, Adam, and BFGS, respectively.

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Research Article Open Access
Willy Stephen Tounsi Fokui , Livingstone Ngoo , Michael Saulo
Page(s): 260-275 in Vol 6, Iss 4 (2022)
Time cited: 0

This paper proposes a method of optimally utilizing electric vehicles (EVs) in the distribution network. The method is firstly based on segregating the distribution network into communities and then optimally placing an EV charging station (EVCS) in each community using the backward forward sweep (BFS) technique. The Second phase uses particle swarm optimization (PSO) to size and allocates photovoltaic systems in the network for power loss minimization and voltage improvement. The proposed method is tested on an IEEE 33 node test feeder and simulation results showed the effectiveness of the BFS in finding the best nodes for the placement of EVCS in each community as well as the effectiveness of the PSO in allocating the photovoltaic systems. To validate the effectiveness of the BFS technique, its results obtained are compared with those obtained when the EVCSs are placed on some nodes other than those chosen by the BFS technique.

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Research Article Open Access
Shailesh A. Bhanotar
Page(s): 276-281 in Vol 6, Iss 4 (2022)
Time cited: 0

This article introduces some important sequences and their connection with the hypotenuse of the Fermat family triangle with the NSW, Jha, and Pell sequences. Defining an exciting fact about the sequence, {3; 17; 99; 577; ...}, which consists of the first leg, has a corresponding second leg is an even perfect square such that the triple will be Pythagorean triple. Moreover, it shows the relation between Jha and NSW sequences.

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Research Article Open Access
Nguyen Nhat Tan , Peppino Fazio , Miroslav Voznak
Page(s): 282-290 in Vol 6, Iss 4 (2022)
Time cited: 0

This paper studies a decode-and-forward (DF) full-duplex cooperative relaying network, whereas one transmitter S transmits information to one receiver D via the help of a relay R. In particular, the transmitter can simultaneously transmit energy and information (SWIPT) to relay R using time-switching (TS) method. Then, relay R can utilize the harvested energy to transfer information to the receiver D. Based on the proposed system model, we derive the mathematical expressions for the system capacity for the proposed non-adaptive TS (NATSP) and adaptive TS protocols (ATSP). Next, the Monte Carlo simulations are executed to corroborate the exactness of the analysis compared to the numerical results. Both numerical and analytical results show the superiority of ATSP over NATSP.

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Research Article Open Access
Pham Tan Hung , Phung Van Phuc
Page(s): 291-305 in Vol 6, Iss 4 (2022)
Time cited: 0

In this article, a free vibration analysis of the functionally graded porous piezoelectric (FGPP) microplates is firstly solved by using a combination of two variable refined plate theory (RPT), modified strain gradient theory (MSGT) and isogeometric analysis (IGA). The FGPP microplate is composed of piezoelectric material with pores, which are distributed across the plate thickness in uniform and non-uniform distributions. The modified strain gradient theory is used to capture the size effect on the natural frequency of the FGPP microplates. According to the variational principle of RPT with two variables, the governing equations are derived and solved by the IGA. The influence of the length scale parameters (LSPs), external electric voltage, power law index, length-to-thickness ratio, aspect ratio and boundary conditions (BCs) on the natural frequency of the FGPP microplates is studied. The numerical results show that a rise in the porosity coefficient makes a decrease in the microplate’s stiffness, while an increase in LSPs leads to a rise in the microplate’s stiffness.

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Research Article Open Access (4068 views since : Nov 30, 2017)
Filip Zatloukal , Jiri Znoj
Page(s): 153-161 in Vol 1, Iss 2 (2017)
Time cited: 0

This paper follows our previous research in which we made a basic experiment to find out if it is possible to detect malware by multiple PE header detection. The previous results show us that there is a considerable amount of malwares that connect themselves to another file. This paper summarizes our previous results, updates the results and also expands them by adding an optimization method and also by including the scan of another (specific) types of data.

 

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Research Article Open Access (1823 views since : Sep 30, 2019)
Du Dinh-Cong , Linh Vo-Van , Dung Nguyen-Quoc , Trung Nguyen-Thoi
Page(s): 452-463 in Vol 3, Iss 3 (2019)
Time cited: 0

Modal kinetic energy (MKE) feature has been mostly employed for optimal sensor layout strategies; nevertheless, little attention is paid to use the feature to the field of structural damage detection. The article presents the extensive applicability of MKE change ratio (MKECR), a good damage sensitive parameter, to damage localization and quantification of laminated composite beams. The formulation of the parameter is based on the closed-form of element MKE sensitivity. The performance of the offered damage detection method is numerically verified by a clamped-clamped composite beam and a two-span continuous composite beam with different hypothetical damage scenarios. The influence of incomplete mode shapes, various noise levels as well as damage magnitudes on damage prediction results are also investigated. The obtained results from these numerical examples indicate that the offered method reliably localize the actually damaged elements and approximately estimate their severities, even under incomplete measurements at a high noise level.


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Research Article Open Access (1746 views since : Nov 30, 2017)
Thao Nguyen-Trang , Long Vu-Hoang , Trieu Nguyen-Thi , Ha Che-Ngoc
Page(s): 123-133 in Vol 1, Iss 2 (2017)
Time cited: 0

Tax consulting service is one of various professional consulting services and is interested to study by many researchers. Nevertheless, this issue has not been interested to research in Vietnam. This paper performs confirmatory factors analysis (CFA) and structural equation modeling (SEM) to identify the factors influencing the intentions of using tax consulting services of firms in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. Specifically, this paper finds that the intentions depend on the “attitude toward the behavior” and “replacement”. In addition, through Chi-square test, it can be proven that the intentions also depend on type of firms and whether they have ever used tax consulting service or not. Based on the obtained results, the discussion and recommendation are also proposed.


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Research Article Open Access (1590 views since : Jun 8, 2017)
Jaroslav Pokorny
Page(s): 04-17 in Vol 1, Iss 1 (2017)
Time cited: 0

Comparing graph databases with traditional,e.g., relational databases, some important database features are often missing there. Particularly, a graph database schema including integrity constraints is mostly not explicitly defined, also a conceptual modelling is not used. It is hard to check a consistency of the graph database, because almost no integrity constraints are defined or only their very simple representatives can be specified. In the paper, we discuss these issues and present current possibilities and challenges in graph database modelling. We focus also on integrity constraints modelling and propose functional dependencies between entity types, which reminds modelling functional dependencies known from relational databases. We show a number of examples of often cited GDBMSs and their approach to database schemas and ICs specification. Also a conceptual level of a graph database design is considered. We propose a sufficient conceptual model based on a binary variant of the ER model and show its relationship to a graph database model, i.e. a mapping conceptual schemas to database schemas. An alternative based on the conceptual functions called attributes is presented.

 

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Research Article Open Access (1574 views since : Dec 31, 2019)
Ravi Teja Velpula , Barsha Jain , Ha Quoc Thang Bui , Hieu Pham Trung Nguyen
Page(s): 551-588 in Vol 3, Iss 4 (2019)
Time cited: 0

III-nitride nanowire-based light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have been intensively studied as promising candidates for future lighting technologies. Compared to conventional GaN-based planar LEDs, III-nitride nanowire LEDs exhibit numerous advantages including greatly reduced dislocation densities, polarization fields, and quantum-conned Stark effect due to the effective lateral stress relaxation, promising high-efficiency full-color LEDs. Beside these advantages, however, several issues have been identified as the limiting factors for further enhancing the nanowire LED quantum efficiency and light output power. Some of the most probable causes have been identified as due to the lack of carrier confinement in the active region, non-uniform carrier distribution, electron overflow, and the nonradiative recombination along the nanowire lateral surfaces. Moreover, the presence of large surface states and defects contribute significantly to the carrier loss in nanowire LEDs. Consequently, reported nanowire LEDs show relatively low output power. Recently, III-nitride core-shell nanowire LED structures have been reported as the most efficient nanowire white LEDs with a record-high output power which is more than 500 times stronger than that of nanowire white LEDs without using core-shell structure. In this context, we will review the current status, challenges, and approaches for the high-performance IIInitride nanowire LEDs. More specifically, we will describe the current methods for the fabrication of nanowire structures including top-down and bottom-up approaches, followed by characteristics of III-nitride nanowire LEDs. We will then discuss the carrier dynamics and loss mechanism in nanowire LEDs. The typical designs for the enhanced performance of III-nitride nanowire LEDs will be presented next. The color-tunable nanowire LEDs with emission wavelengths in the visible spectrum and phosphor-free nanowire white LEDs will be finally discussed.


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Research Article Open Access (1467 views since : Dec 31, 2019)
Faiza Zaamoune , Tidjani Menacer , René Lozi , Guanrong Chen
Page(s): 511-522 in Vol 3, Iss 4 (2019)
Time cited: 0

In this paper, hidden bifurcation routes to multiscroll chaotic attractors generated by saturated function series are explored. The method to nd such hidden bifurcation routes (HBR) depending upon two parameters is similar to the method introduced by Menacer, et al. (2016) for Chua multiscroll attractors. These HBR are characterized by the maximal range extension (MARE) of their attractors and coding the appearance order of the scrolls under the control of the two parameters. Moreover, these HDR have interesting symmetries with respect to the two parameters. The novelty that this article introduces, is firstly the paradigm of MARE and the formula giving their approximate value depending upon parameters p and q, which is linked to the size of the scrolls; secondly the coding of the HBR which is dened for the first time including the basic cell; and thirdly unearthing the symmetries of these routes, allowing to obtain their coding without any numerical computation.

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