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Dynamical Resource Allocation in Edge for Trustable Internet-of-Things Systems: A Reinforcement Learning Method

Authors: Shuiguang Deng, Zhengzhe Xiang, Peng Zhao, Javid Taheri, Honghao Gao, Jianwei Yin, Albert Y. Zomaya
Edge computing (EC) is now emerging as a key paradigm to handle the increasing Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices connected to the edge of the network. By using the services deployed on …

Performance and Reliability Review of 650 V and 900 V Silicon and SiC Devices: MOSFETs, Cascode JFETs and IGBTs

Authors: Jose Ortiz Gonzalez, Ruizhu Wu, Saeed Jahdi, Olayiwola Alatise
Extended Abstract:
The future of power conversion at low-to-medium voltages (around 650 V) poses a very interesting debate. At low voltages (below 100 V), the silicon (Si) MOSFET reigns supreme and at the higher end of the …

Power Routing – A New Paradigm for Maintenance Scheduling

Authors: Marco Liserre, Giampaolo Buticchi, Jose Ignacio Leon, Abraham M. Alcaide, Vivek Raveendran, Youngjong Ko, Markus Andresen, Vito G. Monopoli, Leopoldo Franquelo
Extended Abstract:
Currently, the necessity of efficient and reliable power systems is increasing because of the strict requirements that standards and regulations impose, but still …

Industrial Electronics for Biomedicine: A New Cancer Treatment Using Electroporation

Authors: Oscar Lucia; Hector Sarnago; Tomas Garcia-Sanchez; Lluis M. Mir; Jose M. Burdio
This article reviewed the application of IEs to biomedicine, with an emphasis on the practice’s potential benefits and necessary collaboration between specialist engineers and medical practitioners. The design of high-voltage generators for electroporation …

A Vision-Based System for Internal Pipeline Inspection

Claudio Piciarelli, Danilo Avola, Daniele Pannone, Gian Luca Foresti
Extended abstract:
The regular internal inspection of waterworks or sewer pipelines is a fundamental maintenance task to guarantee the correct functionality of the infrastructure and to prevent incidents. Even if the pipeline is designed to last for a …

Multiple Classifiers and Data Fusion for Robust Diagnosis of Gearbox Mixed Faults

Authors: Jagath Sri Lal Senanayaka; Huynh Van Khang; Kjell G. Robbersmyr
Extended Abstract:
Detection and isolation of single and mixed faults in a gearbox are essential to enhance the system reliability, lifetime, and service availability. This paper proposes a hybrid learning scheme for gearbox mixed fault diagnosis …

Wireless Power Transfer – An Overview

Authors: Zhen Zhang; Hongliang Pang; Apostolos Georgiadis; Carlo Cecati
Extended Abstract:
Due to their simple use, battery-powered devices are becoming widely required in many fields. Moreover, electric vehicles, and autonomous mobile platforms, are expected to be very popular but their use is severely affected by the high …