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  • Distributed Storage Systems with Secure and Exact Repair - New Results 

    Tandon, Ravi; Amuru, SaiDhiraj; Clancy, T. Charles; Buehrer, R. Michael (IEEE, 2014-02)
    Distributed storage systems (DSS) in the presence of a passive eavesdropper are considered in this paper. A typical DSS is characterized by 3 parameters (n, k, d) where, a file is stored in a distributed manner across n ...
  • Security and Privacy produced by nHCP Unique Identifiers 

    Tront, Joseph; Groat, Stephen; Dunlop, Matthew; Marchany, Randy (IEEE, 2011-10)
    As protection against the current privacy weaknesses of StateLess Address AutoConfiguration (SLAAC) in the Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), network administrators may choose to deploy the new Dynamic Host Configuration ...
  • Implementing Moving Target IPv6 Defense to Secure 6LoWPAN in the Internet of Things and Smart Grid 

    Sherburne, Matthew; Marchany, Randy; Tront, Joseph (ACM Press, 2014)
    The growing momentum of the Internet of Things (IoT) has shown an increase in attack vectors within the security research community. We propose adapting a recent new approach of frequently changing IPv6 address assignment ...
  • Virtual Secure Circuit: Porting Dual-Rail Pre-charge Technique into Software on Multicore 

    Chen, Zhimin; Schaumont, Patrick (Cryptology ePrint Archive, 2010)
    This paper discusses a novel direction for multicore cryptographic software, namely the use of multicore to protect a design against side-channel attacks.We present a technique which is based on the principle of dual-rail ...
  • Implementing an IPv6 Moving Target Defense on a Live Network 

    Dunlop, Matthew; Groat, Stephen; Marchany, Randy; Tront, Joseph (Cyber-Physical Systems Virtual Organization, 2012)
    The goal of our research is to protect sensitive communications, which are commonly used by government agencies, from eavesdroppers or social engineers. In prior work, we investigated the privacy implications of stateless ...
  • Topic model-based mass spectrometric data analysis in cancer biomarker discovery studies 

    Wang, Minkun; Tsai, Tsung-Heng; Di Poto, Cristina; Ferrarini, Alessia; Yu, Guoqiang; Ressom, Habtom W. (BMC, 2016)
    Background: A fundamental challenge in quantitation of biomolecules for cancer biomarker discovery is owing to the heterogeneous nature of human biospecimens. Although this issue has been a subject of discussion in cancer ...
  • Automated Functional Analysis of Astrocytes from Chronic Time-Lapse Calcium Imaging Data 

    Wang, Yinxue; Shi, Guilai; Miller, David J.; Wang, Yizhi; Wang, Congchao; Broussard, Gerard; Wang, Yue; Tian, Lin; Yu, Goquiang (Frontiers, 2017-07-14)
    Recent discoveries that astrocytes exert proactive regulatory effects on neural information processing and that they are deeply involved in normal brain development and disease pathology have stimulated broad interest in ...
  • A Fully-Distributed Heuristic Algorithm for Control of Autonomous Vehicle Movements at Isolated Intersections 

    Hassan, Abdallah A.; Rakha, Hesham A. (Elsevier, 2014)
    Optimizing autonomous vehicle movements through roadway intersections is a challenging problem. It has been demonstrated in the literature that traditional traffic control, such as traffic signal and stop sign control are ...
  • Privacy Preserving Network Security Data Analytics: Architectures and System Design 

    DeYoung, Mark E.; Kobezak, Philip; Raymond, David; Marchany, Randy; Tront, Joseph (University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2018-01-03)
    An incessant rhythm of data breaches, data leaks, and privacy exposure highlights the need to improve control over potentially sensitive data. History has shown that neither public nor private sector organizations are ...
  • System Synthesis Supplementary Data 

    Ziglar, Jason; Williams, Ryan; Wicks, Alfred (Virginia Tech, 2018-02-22)
  • Physical layer orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing acquisition and timing synchronization security 

    La Pan, Matthew J.; Clancy, Charles T.; McGwier, Robert W. (Wiley, 2014-08-18)
    Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) has become the manifest modulation choice for 4G standards. Timing acquisition and carrier frequency offset synchronization are prerequisite to OFDM demodulation and must ...
  • Tailoring of surface plasmon resonances in TiN/(Al0.72Sc0.28)N multilayers by dielectric layer thickness variation 

    Garbrecht, Magnus; Hultman, Lars; Fawey, Mohammed H.; Sands, Timothy D.; Saha, Bivas (Springer, 2017-11-28)
    Alternative designs of plasmonic metamaterials for applications in solar energy-harvesting devices are necessary due to pure noble metal-based nanostructures’ incompatibility with CMOS technology, limited thermal and ...
  • Incoherent Digital Holography: A Review 

    Liu, Jung-Ping; Tahara, Tatsuki; Hayasaki, Yoshio; Poon, Ting-Chung (MDPI, 2018-01-20)
    Digital holography (DH) is a promising technique for modern three-dimensional (3D) imaging. Coherent holography records the complex amplitude of a 3D object holographically, giving speckle noise upon reconstruction and ...
  • Growth, structural, and electrical properties of germanium-on-silicon heterostructure by molecular beam epitaxy 

    Ghosh, Aheli; Clavel, Michael B.; Nguyen, Peter D.; Meeker, Michael A.; Khodaparast, Giti A.; Bodnar, Robert J.; Hudait, Mantu K. (American Insitute of Physics, 2017)
    The growth, morphological, and electrical properties of thin-film Ge grown by molecular beam epitaxy on Si using a two-step growth process were investigated. High-resolution x-ray diffraction analysis demonstrated 0.10% ...
  • Performance Analysis of TaSiOx Inspired Sub-10 nm Energy Efficient In₀.₅₃Ga₀.₄₇As Quantum Well Tri-Gate Technology 

    Saluru, Sarat K.; Liu, Jheng-Sin; Hudait, Mantu K. (IEEE, 2017-10-24)
    In this paper, for the first time, the performance analysis of short channel In₀.₅₃Ga₀.₄₇As quantum well (QW) 3-D tri-gate technology with advanced high-κ gate dielectric, TaSiOx is presented. We benchmark the projected ...
  • LTE Spectrum Sharing Research Testbed: Integrated Hardware, Software, Network and Data 

    Marojevic, Vuk; Nealy, Randall; Reed, Jeffrey H. (ACM, 2017-10)
    This¹ paper presents Virginia Tech’s wireless testbed supporting research on long-term evolution (LTE) signaling and radio frequency (RF) spectrum coexistence. LTE is continuously refined and new features released. As the ...
  • Electronic textiles for in situ biomechanical measurements 

    Martin, Tom; Lockhart, Thurmon; Jones, Mark; Edmison, Josh (Defense Technical Information Center, 2004)
    This paper describes the benefits of and issues in designing and building an integrated, body-worn electronic textile (e-textile) system capable of assessing a suite of biomechanical measures. Unlike laboratory based ...
  • Comparative Dimensions of Disciplinary Culture 

    Martin, Thomas; McNair, Lisa D.; Paretti, Marie C. (ASEE, 2015)
    Despite calls to promote creativity as “an indispensable quality for engineering” [1], the U.S. engineering educational system has been slow to develop pedagogies that successfully promote innovative behaviors. Engineers ...
  • e-TAGs: e-Textile Attached Gadgets 

    Lehn, David I.; Neely, Craig W.; Schoonover, Kevin; Martin, Thomas L.; Jones, Mark T. (Society for Computer Simulation, 2004)
    The integration of wires and electronics into textiles (e-textiles) has many potential applications for wearable and pervasive computing. Textiles are an integral part of everyday life, from clothing we wear to the carpet ...
  • Communications in Electronic Textile Systems 

    Nakad, Z.; Jones, M.; Martin, T. (2003)
    Electronic textiles (e-textiles) are emerging as a novel method for constructing electronic systems in wearable and large area applications. This new type of processing system merges textile and electronic technologies. ...

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