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Deoxyribonucleic Acid or DNA computing has emerged as an interdisciplinary field that draws together chemistry, molecular biology, computer science, and mathematics. From the DNA computing point of view, it has been proven that it is possible to solve weighted graph problems by exploiting some characteristics of DNA such as length, concentration, and(More)
Image difference operation is frequently used in automated printed circuit board (PCB) inspection system as well as in many other image processing applications. The previously proposed wavelet-based PCB inspection approach also incorporated the point-to-point image difference operation as part of its algorithm. Unfortunately, during the implementation, this(More)
DNA computing has a lot of potential, in terms of ability to implement a relational database with circular molecules. In this work, a new DNA-based semantic model is proposed and described theoretically for implementing DNA based memories. This model, referred to as ‘semantic model based on molecular computing’ (SMC), has the structure of a graph formed by(More)
A new readout approach for the Hamiltonian Path Problem (HPP) in DNA computing based on the real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is investigated. Several types of fluorescent probes and detection mechanisms are currently employed in real-time PCR, including SYBR Green, molecular beacons, and hybridization probes. In this study, real-time amplification(More)
This paper presents the implementation of moment invariants; with respect to centroid point obtained from frontal mugshot images, for thermal-based face identification system. Initially, seeded region growing method is applied for background filtering. Sequentially, the system decomposes a background filtered thermal image into 4 thermal regions via(More)
Previously, direct-proportional length-based DNA computing (DPLB-DNAC) for solving weighted graph problems has been reported. The proposed DPLB-DNAC has been successfully applied to solve the shortest path problem, which is an instance of weighted graph problems. The design and development of DPLB-DNAC is important in order to extend the capability of DNA(More)
This paper discussed the implementation ideas and experimental procedures to solve an engineering related combinatorial problem using DNA computing approach. An elevator scheduling problem is chosen as a benchmark where all the elevator traveled paths are represented by DNA sequence of specific length that represent the elevator's traveling time in a(More)
This paper presents the extension of our previous work on moment invariants with respect to centroid point (obtained from frontal mugs hot images) for thermal-based face identification system. In previous work, seeded region growing method was applied for background filtering. Sequentially, the system decomposes a background filtered thermal image into 4(More)
Compared to physiologically based biometric systems such as fingerprint, face, palm-vein and retina, behavioral based biometric systems such as signature, voice, gait, etc. are less popular and many are still in their infancy. A major problem is due to inconsistencies in human behavior which require more robust algorithms in their developments. In this(More)