Palaniappan Ramu

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Nonlinear problems such as transient dynamic problems exhibit structural responses that can be discontinuous due to numerous bifurcations. This hinders gradient-based or response surface-based optimization. This paper proposes a novel approach to split the design space into regions where the response is continuous. This makes traditional optimization(More)
ECG Steganography provides secured transmission of secret information such as patient personal information through ECG signals. This paper proposes an approach that uses discrete wavelet transform to decompose signals and singular value decomposition (SVD) to embed the secret information into the decomposed ECG signal. The novelty of the proposed method is(More)
This paper presents an approach for the reliability–based design optimization of highly safe structural systems where a tail–model is used for computing the reliability constraint during design optimization. It is generally accepted that using central models (e.g., moment– based method or stochastic response surfaces) for estimating large percentiles such(More)
Response surface methods which approximate the actual performance function using simple algebraic equations are widely used in structural reliability studies. The response surface approximations are often used to estimate the reliability of a structure. Errors in the response surface approximation affect the results of reliability analysis. This work(More)
Security and privacy of patient data is a vital requirement during exchange/storage of medical information over communication network. Steganography method hides patient data into a cover signal to prevent unauthenticated accesses during data transfer. This study evaluates the performance of ECG steganography to ensure secured transmission of patient data(More)