Recent Submissions

  • Modeling and Identification Algorithms for Emerging Applications in Data and Signal Processing 

    Romanowski, Andrzej; Sankowski, Dominik; Tadeusiewicz, Ryszard; Sikora, Jan; Mosorov, Volodymyr (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2015)
    Computerised systems pervade our everyday lives. We see computers everywhere we go. We wake up to the sound of an electronic alarm clock and go to sleep just after switching off the e-book reader. Academic research ...
  • Computer aided evaluation of selected examination tasks in mathematics using generalized hough transform 

    Stoliński, Sebastian; Bieniecki, Wojciech (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2014)
    In this chapter an image processing algorithm for automatic evaluation of scanned examination sheets is described. The discussed image contains selected geometric figures drawn by hand on a printed coordinate system. ...
  • Tackling the computer overuse cause of chronic musculoskeletal problems with the concept of a tangible personal persuasive avatar 

    Kosiński, Tomasz; Grzelak, Piotr; Romanowski, Andrzej; Chaniecki, Zbigniew (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2014)
    [...] The presented work, introducing a prototype of interactive avatars persuasive system into employees' natural workplaces, provided an opportunity of insight into human behavior at work and the possible problems to ...
  • Application of multitouch technology for educational purposes in primary school 

    Busiakiewicz, Mateusz; Romanowski, Andrzej (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2014)
    [...] This chapter presents application of multitouch educational game for introduction basic science terms and information for early elementary school students. The project is a multitouch educational game, aimed at the ...
  • Numerical calculations accuracy issues in basic programming teaching 

    Brzeziński, Dariusz; Rowińska, Zdzisława; Gocławski, Jarosław (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2014)
    [...] In the chapter there are discussed basic types of floating-point calculations errors which results from the application of numerical methods: • errors resulting from number systems differences (binary vs. decimal), • ...
  • Processing financial data in big data distributed environment using sentiment analysis 

    Skuza, Michał; Romanowski, Andrzej (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2014)
    This chapter covers design, implementation and evaluation of a system, which predicts future stock prices basing on analyses of data from social media services. The authors took advantage of available large datasets ...
  • Generating and modelling network traffic 

    Zarzycki, Maciej; Romanowski, Andrzej; Sierszeń, Artur; Sturgulewski, Łukasz (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2014)
    [...] This chapter presents a flexible and scalable approach to automated network adapter testing. It defines a model that can be used to develop complete testing scenarios that reflect the usage patterns seen in ...
  • Variable-, fractional-order digital filter - application 

    Duch, Piotr; Bąkała, Marcin; Sankowski, Dominik; Ostalczyk, Piotr (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2014)
    [...] This chapter is organised as follows. First, in Section 2 fundamental definition of the VFOBD is given. Next the VFO-DF fundamental structure is proposed. In Section 3 two equivalent descriptions of the VFO-DF a ...
  • Variable-, fractional-order digital filter theoretical background 

    Ostalczyk, Piotr (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2014)
    In this chapter variable-, fractional-order digital filters are considered. Two equivalent filter description methods are presented. Also the filter response to any discrete-time signal is given due to both introduced ...
  • Modelling and Identification Algorithms for Emerging Applications in Data and Signal Processing 

    Romanowski, Andrzej; Sankowski, Dominik; Tadeusiewicz, Ryszard; Sikora, Jan; Mosorov, Volodymyr (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2014)
    Computerised systems pervade our everyday lives. We see computers everywhere we go. We wake up to the sound of an electronic alarm clock and go to sleep just after switching off the e-book reader. Academic research ...
  • Accelerometer enhancement for mobile positioning application 

    Ciążyński, Karol; Sierszeń, Artur (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2016)
    In recent years, a majority of mobile devices are equipped with a number of sensors such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, GPS receivers, microphones and cameras. What is more all such devices use embedded Bluetooth and ...
  • Improvement for mobile positioning systems applying a gyroscope 

    Ciążyński, Karol; Sierszeń, Artur (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2016)
    Nowadays, a huge amount of mobile devices are equipped with a number of inertial sensors such as magnetometer, accelerometer and gyroscopes. Today's positioning systems such as GPS or GLONASS are not able to determine ...
  • Hand tracking, palm and finger recognition towards touch-less device interaction 

    Jelliti, Ibrahim; Grudzień, Krzysztof; Romanowski, Andrzej; Woźniak, Paweł (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2016)
    Hand recognition is a computer technology used to spot a hand as well as to determine the location of hand and its position in arbitrary digital images. The advances in mobile industry have made the complex calculations ...
  • Hand skin regions extraction using combination of different color spaces 

    Adamiak, Krzysztof; Żurek, Dominik (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2016)
    In this paper a comparison procedure of existing color spaces and a new combination of color spaces used for skin extraction for gesture recognition is presented. Proposed color space is based on known color spaces YUV, ...
  • Background subtraction algorithm for moving object detection 

    Saoud, Ayoub; Mosorov, Volodymyr; Grudzień, Krzysztof (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2016)
    Background subtraction technic is a very important part of computer vision applications for successful segmentation of objects from video sequences. In this paper, a segmentation method for moving object using automated ...
  • A review of classical and fractional derivative order methods for edge detection in image processing 

    Zerka, Fadila; Grudzień, Krzysztof; Romanowski, Andrzej (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2016)
    The main goal of this work is compare between the classical edge detectors and an approach of edge detection based on fractional differentiation. Classical edge detectors based on first order derivative: Prewitt, Sobel ...
  • Fuzzy logic approach proposal for human-robot interaction modelling 

    Kosiński, Tomasz; Kucharski, Jacek (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2016)
    Scientists need to look into the future and address the issues not yet anticipated in the society, especially those directly concerning its members safety and life. It is not a new conclusion to say that robots are ...
  • Engineering the counting filter for string matching algorithms 

    Susik, Robert; Grabowski, Szymon (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2016)
    We consider a new approach to the popular counting filter technique for approximate pattern matching. Our solution is based on q-grams combined with alphabet reduction by bin packing and using Streaming SIMD Extensions ...
  • Real-time GPS tracking and product security system 

    Sierszeń, Artur; Sturgulewski, Łukasz; Waktola, Selam (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2016)
    The goal of this study was to provide a system which uses Global Positioning System (GPS) to track mobile devices in real-time and secures properties using bar-code technology. Even though, there are similar solutions ...
  • A load balancing system to protect servers against DDoS attacks 

    Mbarek, Fatma; Mosorov, Volodymyr (Wydawnictwo Politechniki ŁódzkiejLodz University of Technology Press, 2016)
    A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) aims at shutting down the services of intended servers with over-consumption of bandwidth or CPU processor and memory units, and considers the one of the hardest security problems ...

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