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Differential evolution (DE) is one of the most powerful stochastic real parameter optimizers of current interest. In this paper, we propose a new mutation strategy, a fitness-induced parent selection scheme for the binomial crossover of DE, and a simple but effective scheme of adapting two of its most important control parameters with an objective of(More)
Rapidly increasing volumes of news feeds from diverse data sources, such as online newspapers, Twitter and online blogs are proving to be extremely valuable resources in helping anticipate , detect, and forecast outbreaks of rare diseases. This paper presents SourceSeer, a novel algorithmic framework that combines spatio-temporal topic models with(More)
—Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) has emerged as very popular wireless transmission technique in which digital data bits are transmitted at a high speed in a radio environment. But the high peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR) is the major setback for OFDM systems demanding expensive linear amplifiers with wide dynamic range. In this article,(More)
The paper portrays comprehensive performance comparison of image classification techniques using block truncation coding (BTC) with assorted color spaces. Overall six color spaces have been explored which includes RGB color space for applying BTC to figure out the feature vector in Content Based Image Classification (CBIC) techniques. A generic database(More)
Image classification demands major attention with increasing volume of available image data. The paper has shown performance boosting of image classification after associating Bit Plane Slicing with Block Truncation Coding (BTC) for feature extraction. Here more significant bit planes were considered for extraction of feature vectors. RGB color space was(More)
The performance of a wireless sensor network (WSN) is largely influenced by the optimal deployment and accurate localization of sensor nodes. This article considers real-time autonomous deployment of sensor nodes from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). This kind of deployment has importance, particularly in ad hoc WSNs, for emergency applications, such as(More)