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Researcher: Jiang, D (Dr Danchi Jiang)

Fields of Research

Image processing
Signal processing
Communications engineering
Neural networks
Field robotics
Electrical energy generation (incl. renewables, excl. photovoltaics)
Calculus of variations, mathematical aspects of systems theory and control theory
Rheumatology and arthritis
Mobile computing
Distributed systems and algorithms
Medical devices
Biomedical engineering
Automation engineering
Wireless communication systems and technologies (incl. microwave and millimetrewave)
Antennas and propagation
Maritime engineering
Artificial intelligence
Modelling and simulation
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Computational complexity and computability
Other engineering
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Engineering practice and education
Mineral processing/beneficiation
Human information interaction and retrieval
Network engineering
Resource geoscience
Computer graphics
Special vehicles

Research Objectives

Mobile technologies and communications
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Clinical health
Energy systems and analysis
Communication technologies, systems and services
Network infrastructure equipment
Energy storage, distribution and supply
Expanding knowledge in engineering
Other information and communication services
Integrated circuits and devices
Energy transmission and distribution (excl. hydrogen)
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences
Industrial machinery and equipment
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Residential energy efficiency
Energy exploration
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Civil building management and services
Renewable energy
Computer, electronic and communication equipment
Application software packages
Information systems, technologies and services
Treatment of human diseases and conditions
Evaluation of health outcomes
Fisheries - wild caught
Mining and extraction of copper ores
Wind energy
Hydro-electric energy
Management of solid waste from mineral resource activities
Emerging defence technologies
Concentrating processes of base metal ores (excl. aluminium and iron ores)
Fisheries - recreational freshwater

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A dynamical system approach to semidefinite programming; CACS Automatic Control Conference
A finite step scheme for general near-optimal control-the deterministic case; International Federation of Automatic Control World Congress
A Finite Step Scheme for General Near-Optimal Stochastic Control; American Control
A Lagrangian network for kinematic control of redundant robot manipulators; IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks
A model of domestic energy management enabling low-cost technology; Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC)
A new computational method for the functional inequality constrained minimax optimization problem; Computers & Mathematics with Applications
A novel method for assessing proximal tibiofibular joint on MR images in patients with knee osteoarthritis; Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
A novel partitioning strategy for distribution networks featuring many small scale generators; IEEE Power and Energy Society 4th Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies
A recurrent neural network for online design of robust optimal filters; IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part 1: Fundamental Theory and Applications
A recurrent neural network for real-time semidefinte programming; IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks
A recurrent neural network for solving Sylvester equation with time-varying coefficients; IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks
A SOM algorithm based procedure for MRI image processing under significant Rician noise; 3rd Australian Control Conference (AUCC)
A water-filling algorithm for power-line communication systems subject to individual channel power constraints; Workshop on the Internet, Telecommunications and Signal Processing (WITSP)
Adaptive Rician denoising with edge preservation for MR images of the articular cartilage; Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging and Visualization
Adaptive SNR filtering technique for Rician noise denoising in MRI; 6th Biomedical Engineering International Conference (BMEiCON2013)
An asynchronous, distributed protocol for DC power management in a smart building; 17th IEEE International Conference on Communication Technology
Analog Computing for Real-Time Solution of Time-Varying Linear Equations; Communications, Circuits and Systems
Application of Artificial Neural Networks in Automatic Cartilage Segmentation; International Workshop on Advanced Computational Intelligence
Articular cartilage segmentation in noisy MR images of human knee; The 6th Cairo International Conference on Biomedical Engineering
Asynchronous consensus for optimal power flow control in smart grid with zero power mismatch; Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy
Augmented gradient flows for on-line robust pole assignment via state and output feedback; Automatica
Augmented reality lights for compromised visibility navigation; Journal of Marine Science and Engineering
Automated and optimal detection of 3D articular cartilage using undecimated wavelets in MRI; Signal, Image and Video Processing
Automated background segmentation for Rician noise estimation of noisy MR images; The 6th Cairo International Conference on Biomedical Engineering
Cartilage signal intensity on T1-weighted MRI: association with risk factors and measures of knee osteoarthritis; Clinical Rheumatology
complex-value recurrent neural networks for global optimization of beamforming in multi-symbol MIMO communication systems; International Conference on Signal processing and Communication Systems
Complex-Value Recurrent Neural Networks for Global Optimization of Beamforming in Multi-Symbol MIMO Communication Systems; IEEE International Conference on Circuits and Systems for Communications (ICCSC)
Constrained coordinated distributed control of smart grid with asynchronous information exchange; Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy
Edge localisation in MRI for images with signal-dependent noise; Electronics Letters
Entropy method for structural health monitoring based on statistical cause and effect analysis of acoustic emission and vibration signals; IEEE Access
Fully generalised spatial modulation technique for underwater communication; Electronics Letters
Image transmission over underwater acoustic environment using OFDM technique with HQAM mapper; Third IEEE International Conference on Information Science and Technology
Intelligent computing for real-time solution of time-varying linear equations; International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications
Multi-layer perceptron training algorithms for pattern recognition of myoelectric signals; 6th Biomedical Engineering International Conference (BMEiCON2013)
Neural Network Prediction of Radio Propagation; Australian Communications Theory Workshop
OFDM inter-carrier interference reduction using pulse shaping function for underwater acoustic communications systems; Second International Japan-Egypt Conference on Electronics, Communications and Computers
On-line learning of dynamic systems in the prescence of model mismatch and disturbance; IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks
Optimal Bit Loading Algorithm for power-line communication systems subject to individual channel power constraints; International Conference on Communication Technology (ICCT)
Optimum bit rate for image transmission over underwater acoustic channel; Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Review article: Multicarrier communication for underwater acoustic channel; International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences
Self-Concordant Functions for Optimization of Smooth Manifolds; Decision and Control
Self-concordant functions for optimization on smooth manifolds; Journal of Global Optimization
Sensitivity reduction of mechanical descriptor systems; Trans. ASME, Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control
Signal dependent Rician noise denoising using nonlinear filter; Lecture Notes on Software Engineering
Smart grid optimization through asynchronous, distributed primal dual iterations; IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
Spectrum and energy efficient OFDM multicarrier modulation for an underwater acoustic channel; Wireless Personal Communications
SPIHT coded image transmission over underwater acoustic channel with unequal error protection using HQAM; 3rd IEEE International Conference on Information Science and Technology
Time reversal time-domain synchronisation orthogonal frequency division multiplexing over multipath fading channels with significant tap delays; Journal of Engineering
Zero-pseudorandom noise training OFDM; Electronics Letters

Research Projects

Distributed On-Line Routing and Control for Capacity and Energy Optimization in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Identification and characterisation of geological domains for geometallurgical and geoenvironmental modelling; Minerals Council of Australia (MCA)
Third International Workshop on Advanced Computational Intelligence, Suzhou, China - 2010; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Investigation on cross-segment interference in PLC network

Research Candidate Supervision

Advanced multi-band modulation technology for underwater communication systems
Biomarkers in Osteoarthritis
Cooperative Imagae Registration Based on MPEG4 for the Diagnosis of Diabetic Retinpathy
Detection of Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Signals
Developing a Java-based Expert System Shell
Development of a Remote Medication Dispenser for Narcotic Rehabilitation Patients
Development of Assessment Techniques for Narcotic Patients
Image Processing on Medical Application- Automatic Methods to Calculate the Area of an Articular Cartilage on a Magnetic Resonance Image
Intelligent Knee Cartilage Detection, 3D Image Reconstruction and Volume Calculation from MRI Images
Neuro-Dynamic Programming with Application to Renewable Energy System
Retrieving of Brain Tumor Information from the MR Images
Signal processing and pattern recognition of surface myoelectric signals
Towards Realistic Cooperative Communications Networks