Recent Submissions

  • Non-contact breathing rate monitoring system using a magnification technique and convolutional networks 

    Brieva, Jorge; Moya-Albor, Ernesto; Ponce, Hiram (SPIE, 2020)
    In this paper, we present a new non-contact strategy to estimate the breathing rate based on the Eulerian motion video magnification technique and a system based on a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN). After the magnification ...
  • Wireless temperature monitoring system through IoT for domestic solar water heaters 

    Gutiérrez, Sebastián; Rodrigo Cruz, Pedro Manuel; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019)
    The popularization of solar water heaters in many houses makes it necessary to create an electronic tool for monitoring water temperature as a function of time. It should be easy to use and cost effective so most of the ...
  • Biodegradable polymer obtained from orange peels 

    Berger, Pia; Cachutt Alvarado, Crisdalith; Ortega Frausto, Denise; Macías Ochoa, María Fernanda; Domínguez Soberanes, Julieta; Hernandez Lozano, Linda Carolina (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019)
    In order to achieve a reduction in the use of disposable plastic packaging made from petroleum derivatives the use of organic wastes converted into biodegradable polymers is an opportunity. Therefore, the main objective ...
  • Towards constant calculation in disjunctive inequalities using wound treatment optimization 

    Ponce, Hiram; Marmolejo-Saucedo, José-Antonio; Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes (Springer, 2019)
    When using the mixed-integer programming to model situations where the limit of the variables follows a box constraint, we find nonlinear problems. To solve this, linearization techniques of these disjunctive inequality ...
  • Modeling and control balance design for a new bio-inspired four-legged robot 

    Ponce, Hiram; Acevedo Alvarado, Mario; Morales Olvera, Elizabeth; Díaz Ramos, Gabriel; Mayorga Acosta, Carlos; Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes (Springer, 2019)
    Bio-inspired robots have chosen to propose novel developments aiming to inhabit and interact complex and dynamic environments. Bio-inspired four-legged robots, typically inspired on animal locomotion, provide advantages ...
  • A novel non-coupled non-isolated double-input bidirectional high-gain converter for hybrid energy storage system 

    Dávalos Hernández, Fernando (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019)
    In this paper, a novel non-coupled non-isolated double-input bidirectional high-gain converter is proposed for integrating hybrid energy storage systems (HESS) to DC micro-grids. The converter does not use the traditional ...
  • Towards locative inconsistency-tolerant hierarchical probabilistic CTL model checking: survey and future work 

    Altamirano Bernal, Juan Pedro (Science and Technology Publications, Lda., 2019)
    A locative inconsistency-tolerant hierarchical probabilistic computation tree logic (LIHpCTL) is introduced in this paper to establish the logical foundation of a new model checking paradigm. This logic is an extension of ...
  • Intelligent control navigation emerging on multiple mobile robots applying social wound treatment 

    Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019)
    In robotics, learning new tasks is a complex solving problem. This learning depends on the environment, the robot configuration, the difficulty of the problem task, even the prior knowledge. Reinforcement learning has been ...
  • An implementation of a monocular 360-degree vision system for mobile robot navigation 

    Acevedo Medina, Eduardo; Beltrán, Arturo; Castellanos Canales, Mauricio; Chaverra, Luis; González Mora, José Guillermo; Sarmiento Oseguera, Manuel Antonio; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    One of the problems facing autonomous navigation is obstacle sensing and dynamic surroundings. Multi-sensor systems and omni directional vision systems have been implemented to increase the observability of robots. However, ...
  • Design of an automated sweeper for public parks 

    Alan Melgarejo, Jeffrey Eduardo; Jiménez Taylor, Gonzalo; Maldonado de la Cruz, Edwin; Silvestre Cabañas, Antonio; Poza Aguilar, David Alberto; Vargas Urióstegui, Moisés; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    Some of the most serious problems in cities are soil pollution and littering in public places. The amount of litter pilled up in the venues of public parks is so much that it indirectly causes different phenomena like ...
  • Harmonic oscillation suppression in position control of induction motors 

    Valderrábano González, Antonio (IEEE, 2019)
    An active vibration control approach for suppression of harmonic mechanical oscillations and, simultaneously, efficient tracking of angular position trajectories for induction motor is proposed. The introduced forced ...
  • Challenges in data acquisition systems : lessons learned from fall detection to nanosensors 

    Peñafort Asturiano, Carlos J.; Núñez Martínez, José Pablo; Ponce, Hiram; Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019)
    Falls are a major public health problem in elderly people often causing fatal injuries. It is important to assure that injured people receive assistance as quick as possible. Fall detection systems have gain more relevance ...
  • A genetic algorithm to solve power system expansion planning with renewable energy 

    Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes; Ponce, Hiram; Marmolejo-Saucedo, José-Antonio (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    In this paper, a deterministic dynamic mixed-integer programming model for solving the generation and transmission expansion-planning problem is addressed. The proposed model integrates conventional generation with renewable ...
  • A genetic algorithm to solve power system expansion planning with renewable energy 

    Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes; Ponce, Hiram; Marmolejo-Saucedo, José-Antonio (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    In this paper, a deterministic dynamic mixed-integer programming model for solving the generation and transmission expansion-planning problem is addressed. The proposed model integrates conventional generation with renewable ...
  • Human activity recognition on mobile devices using artificial hydrocarbon networks 

    Ponce, Hiram; González Mora, José Guillermo; Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes; Miralles, Luis (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    Human activity recognition (HAR) aims to classify and identify activities based on data-driven from different devices, such as sensors or cameras. Particularly, mobile devices have been used for this recognition task. ...
  • Design and equilibrium control of a force-balanced one-leg mechanism 

    Ponce, Hiram; Acevedo Alvarado, Mario (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    The problem of equilibrium is critical for planning, control, and analysis of legged robot. Control algorithms for legged robots use the equilibrium criteria to avoid falls. The computational efficiency of the equilibrium ...
  • Versatility of artificial hydrocarbon networks for supervised learning 

    Ponce, Hiram; Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes (Springer Verlag, 2019)
    Surveys on supervised machine show that each technique has strengths and weaknesses that make each of them more suitable for a particular domain or learning task. No technique is capable to tackle every supervised learning ...
  • Virtual vibration absorbers in motion control of a quadrotor aerial vehicle 

    Valderrábano González, Antonio (International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration, IIAV, 2018)
    Passive and active vibration absorbers have been widely used to suppress undesirable frequency harmonic excitations in flexible mechanical structures. This paper introduces a study on the application of virtual active ...
  • A conceptual design of a firefighter drone 

    Cervantes Zorrilla, Alonso; García Cordero, Paola; Herrera Granados, César; Morales Olvera, Elizabeth; Tarriba Strecker, Fernando; Tena Fernández, Eduardo Ricardo; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    In this paper, a mechatronic design of a firefighter drone is presented. Unmanned aerial vehicles have been around for years, they present characteristics that aloud them to be used for different purposes. Nowadays, these ...
  • A new vision-based method using deep learning for damage inspection in wind turbine blades 

    Moreno Estrada, Sahir de Jesús; Peña Campos, Miguel; Toledo Garay, Sandra Alexia; Treviño Dávila, Ricardo; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    Wind turbines are having great impact in the field of clean energies. However, there is a need to improve these technologies in various aspects, such as: Maintenance, energy storage, cases of overload or mechanical failure. ...

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