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Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

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Department of Communication and Electronic Engineering
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High speed on-line defect sensing, colour monitoring and control system for enamelled copper wire
Chief Researcher: Wlodarski Prof W
Sponsor: TYCAN Australia Pty Ltd
Current status: Completed
Descriptor: OPTICAL SENSING
Fields of Research: 070502 Electronics Engineering
050106 Image Processing


Low data rate voice coding
Chief Researcher: Bradley Prof A
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: MELP CODING; VOICE CODING
Fields of Research: 050403 Digital Systems
050399 Computer Software n.e.c.


Formation of optical waveguide structures
Chief Researcher: Austin Prof M
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES; DaAs; InP; CVD; ION-IMPLANTED SiO2; ARROW WAVEGUIDES
Field of Research: 050402 Optical Systems


Hybrid microwave circuits
Chief Researchers: Scott J and Reeves Assoc Prof G
Sponsors: Department of Defence, AWA Defence Industries
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: MICROWAVE CIRCUIT FABRICATION; MICROWAVE HYBRID INTEGRATED CIRCUITS
Field of Research: 050405 Microwave and Millimetrewave Technology


Smart switches for telecommunications
Chief Researcher: Zmood Prof R
Sponsor: Aleatel Australia
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: MICRO-MACHINE TECHNOLOGY; SMART MICROSWITCH ARRAYS
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Design and analysis of printed antennas for
mobile base stations

Chief Researcher: Waterhouse Dr R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: PRINTED ANTENNAS
Field of Research: 050401 Antenna Technology


Design of conformal telemetry antennas
Chief Researcher: Waterhouse Dr R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: PRINTED ANTENNAS
Field of Research: 050401 Antenna Technology


Wideband microwave power splitter design and fabrication
Chief Researcher: Scott J
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGY
Field of Research: 050405 Microwave and Millimetrewave Technology


Suspended substrate microwave filters
Chief Researcher: Scott J
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGY
Field of Research: 050405 Microwave and Millimetrewave Technology


Wideband power amplifier design employing
travelling wave topologies

Chief Researcher: Scott J
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGY
Field of Research: 050405 Microwave and Millimetrewave Technology


Software for indoor wireless propagation modelling
Chief Researcher: 'Iran Prof N
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: INDOOR WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY
Field of Research: 050404 Radio Communications and Broadcasting n.e.c.


Potential interference with existing fixed linkmicrowave networks and frequency spectrum management
Chief Researcher: 'Iran Prof N
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: MICROWAVE COMMUNICATION Fields of Research: 050404 Radio Communications and Broadcasting n.e.c.
050405 Microwave and Millimetrewave Technology


Electroabsorption modulators in multiple quantum well structures
Chief Researcher: Austin Prof M
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: OPTICAL MODULATORS
Field of Research: 050402 Optical Systems


Wideband Mach-Zehnder optical intensity modulators in Lithium Niobate
Chief Researcher: Austin Prof M
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: OPTICAL FIBRE DEVICES and SYSTEMS
Field of Research: 050402 Optical Systems


Resonant cavity waveguides
Chief Researcher: Austin Prof M
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: OPTICAL FIBRE DEVICES and SYSTEMS
Field of Research: 050402 Optical Systems


Integrated antenna/Photonic modules for mobile
communications

Chief Researcher: Waterhouse Dr R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: OPTICAL FIBRE DEVICES and SYSTEMS; MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGY
Fields of Research: 050402 Optical Systems
050405 Microwave and Millimetrewave Technology


Acousto-optic tunable filters and optically distributed RF systems
Chief Researcher: Austin Prof M
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: OPTICAL FIBRE DEVICES and SYSTEMS
Field of Research: 050402 Optical Systems


Application of high power microwave to produce
diamond PCB for fast computing

Chief Researcher: 'Iran Prof N
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGY
Field of Research: 050405 Microwave and Millimetrewave Technology


Adding simulation capabilities to MELBA to
determine system performance

Chief Researcher: Harris Prof R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: TELECOMMUNICATIONS SOFTWARE
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Translation of SDL/PR into common interchange format CIF, C and C++ code
Chief Researcher: Harris Prof R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: TELECOMMUNICATIONS SOFTWARE
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Design of reliable communication networks for ATM
Chief Researcher: Harris Prof R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: COMMUNICATION NETWORK--MODELLING AND DESIGN
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Network traffic modelling and management in multi-service networks
Chief Researcher: Harris Prof R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: COMMUNICATION NETWORK--MODELLING AND DESIGN
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Optimal network routing for ATM networks
Chief Researcher: Harris Prof R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: COMMUNICATION NETWORK--MODELLING AND DESIGN
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Network modelling and performance evaluation
Chief Researcher: Harris Prof R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: COMMUNICATION NETWORK--MODELLING AND DESIGN
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Mobile network modelling and performance evaluation
Chief Researcher: Harris Prof R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: CELLULAR MOBILE RADIO--DESIGN AND DIMENSIONING
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Dynamic channel allocation
Chief Researcher: Harris Prof R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: CELLULAR MOBILE RADIO--DESIGN AND DIMENSIONING
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Dimensioning techniques for cellular mobile networks
Chief Researcher: Harris Prof R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: CELLULAR MOBILE RADIO--DESIGN AND DIMENSIONING
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Traffic performance for networks that employ smart antenna technology
Chief Researcher: Waterhouse Dr R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: CELLULAR MOBILE RADIO--DESIGN AND DIMENSIONING
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Models for the design and analysis of multi-server, multi-queue, automatic call distribution systems - Call centres
Chief Researcher: Harris Prof R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: CALL CENTRES--DESIGN & ANALYSIS
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Modelling and specification of intelligent network services
Chief Researcher: Harris Prof R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: CALL CENTRES--DESIGN & ANALYSIS
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Techniques for expanding ring network structures
Chief Researcher: Harris Prof R
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptor: CALL CENTRES--DESIGN & ANALYSIS
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Network planning software
Chief Researcher: Harris Prof R
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: COMMUNICATION NEIWORK--MODELLING AND DESIGN; TELECOMMUNICATIONS SOFTWARE
Field of Research: 050499 Communication Technologies n.e.c.


Smart antennas
Chief Researchers: Waterhouse Dr R and O'Shea Dr P
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptors: SMART ANTENNA ARRAYS; INTELLIGENT BEAM STEERING; SIGNAL PROCESSING; MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS
Field of Research: 050401 Antenna Technology

 

Department of Computer Science
http://www.cs.rmit.edu.au/res_bus/areas/
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The use of predictive models in agent systems
Chief Researcher: Brusey J
Supervisors: Padgham Aprof L and Ciesielski Dr V
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptor: INFORMATION SYSTEMS and TECHNOLOGIES
Field of Research: 050103 Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems


Evolving performance control systems for digital puppetry
Chief Researcher: Gildfind A
Supervisors: QI-Qaimari Dr G and Gigante M
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptor: INFORNIATION SYSTEMS and TECHNOLOGIES
Field of Research: 050108 Cognitive Science

 

Department of Electrical Engineering
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Passenger counting system using vision input
Chief Researcher: Harvey Dr A
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptor: VISION-BASED SYSTEMS
Field of Research: 070501 Electrical Engineering


Development of a diagnostics module for CNC profile cutting machines
Chief Researcher: Kangsanant A/Prof T
Sponsor: Farley Cutting Systems Australia; Auslndustry
Duration: 1998-2000
Descriptor: DIAGNOSTICS MODULE
Field of Research: 059999 Information, Computers and Communication Technologies n.e.c.

 

Department of Land Information
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Hybrid discrete/distributed interactive multimedia
Chief Researcher: Cartwright Dr W
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptor: VIRTUAL REALITY AND RELATED SIMULATION
Field of Research: 059903 Virtual Reality and Related Simulation
059999 Information, Computers and Communication Technologies n.e.c.


The development of a spatial soil moisture monitoring system using satellite remotely sensed data
Chief Researchers: Ellis A/Prof G, Bellman C and Coppa I (NRS)
Sponsor: NRS
Current status: Ongoing
Descriptor: IMAGE PROCESSING
Field of Research: 050106 Image Processing

 


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