Machine Learning
1. Detection of pedestrian and different types of vehicles using image processing

H. Herunde; A. Singh; H. Deshpande; P. Shetty

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 99-113

  Nowadays, the control of the traffic in the urban roads and in the highway has been a big challenge as the number of increase in the auto mobiles. So to overcome this problem we use the detection and tracking the vehicles using the traffic surveillance system. We can manage and control the traffic more ...  Read More

Case studies in industry and services
2. Application of line balancing heuristics for achieving an effective layout: a case study.

T. Ahmed; N. Sakib; R. M. Hridoy; A. T. Shams

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 114-129

  This project is a case study conducted in a manufacturing company aiming at improving its productivity using line balancing techniques. Waste reduction, especially the time waste, is an important factor to shrink the manufacturing cost. The main purpose of this project is to suggest a better line balancing ...  Read More

Computational modelling
3. Amplified black hole algorithm for real power loss reduction

L. Kanagasabai

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 130-142

  This work presents Amplified Black Hole Algorithm (ABHA) for solving optimal reactive power problem. In the projected approach ABHA, Gravitational Search Algorithm (GSA) is merged with Black Hole Algorithm (BHA). Power loss reduction is the key objective in the proposed work. The gravitational force ...  Read More

Machine Learning
4. Modified Haar-cascade model for face detection issues

A. Singh; H. Herunde; F. Furtado

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 143-171

  Amid the previous three decades, the topic of image processing has gained vital name and recognition among researchers because of their frequent look in varied and widespread applications within the field of various branches of science and engineering. As an example, image processing is helpful to issues ...  Read More

Facility location, layout, design, and materials handling
5. Finding optimum facility’s layout by developed simulated annealing algorithm

H. Jafari; M. Ehsanifar; A. Sheykhan

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 172-182

  The Quadratic Assignment Problem (QAP) is one of the problems of combinatorial optimization belonging to the NP-hard problems’ class and has a wide application in the placement of facilities. Thus far, many efforts have been made to solve this problem and countless algorithms have been developed ...  Read More

Decision analysis and methods
6. Fuzzified synthetic extent weighted average for appraisal of design concepts

O. M. Olabanji

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 183-201

  Decision-making models such as Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP), Weighted Decision Matrix (WDM), Pugh Matrix and the likes have been able to assist in the decision process considering the objectives of each evaluation criteria in the alternatives. However, these models need to consider the qualitative ...  Read More

Engineering Computations
7. Energy wastage on an automobile due to speed breakers: a case study on Woldia town

G. F. Belay

Volume 9, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 202-208

  Many numbers of speed breakers were constructed on different outlets and even inside the city of Woldia for the purpose of reducing car accidents that occurred due to over speed driving. Surely while the speed of the vehicle is reduced or the driver drives the vehicle at low speeds, the probability of ...  Read More