Aleksander Malinowski

Aleksander Malinowski
Bradley University | BU · Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering

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Introduction
Dr. Malinowski is a Senior AdCom member and a founding member of the Web and Information Committee of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. He is also an associate editor for IEEE Trans. on Industrial Informatics. He is the author of eleven journal papers, six book chapters, and 52 other refereed publications. The areas of his main interests include networked cyberphysical systems, home and factory automation, Internet of Things, computational intelligence, and navigation of autonomous mobile robots.
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August 2019 - present
Bradley University
Position
  • Professor (Full)
August 2019 - present
Bradley University
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  • Professor (Full)
August 2004 - July 2019
Bradley University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Education
August 1992 - August 1996
University of Louisville
Field of study
  • Computer Science and Engineering
September 1985 - May 1990
Gdansk University of Technology
Field of study
  • Electronics

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Publications (68)
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This project utilizes the neurocomputing technology towards modeling semiconductor fabrication processes for which analytical descriptions do not exist. Using data measured on GaAs fabrication lines of microwave circuits, partial fabrication stages as well as the complete process have been modeled. The developed models allow yield estimation and th...
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This paper presents a survey on embedded systems design and applications. Several platforms for embedded systems, including microcontrollers, microprocessors, field-programmable gate arrays, digital signal processors, and application-specific integrated circuits are discussed and compared. A survey of embedded system-based industrial applications i...
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Multilayer feedforward networks are often used for modeling complex functional relationships between data sets. Should a measurable redundancy in training data exist, deleting unimportant data components in the training sets could lead to smallest networks due to reduced-size data vectors. This reduction can be achieved by analyzing the total distu...
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Derivative free optimization algorithms are often used when it is difficult to find function derivatives, or if finding such derivatives are time consuming. The Nelder Mead's simplex method is one of the most popular derivative free optimization algorithms in the fields of engineering, statistics, and sciences. This algorithm is favored and widely...
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WISENET is a wireless sensor network that monitors the environmental conditions (such as light, temperature, and humidity) of labs and offices in ECE department at Bradley University. This network is comprised of nodes called "motes" that form an ad-hoc network to transmit this data to a computer that functions as a server. The server stores the da...
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The present article discusses the issue of automation of the CICO (Check-In/Check-Out) process for public transport fare collection systems, using modern tools forming part of the Internet of Things, such as Beacon and Smartphone. It describes the concept of an integrated passenger identification model applying machine learning technology in order...
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This paper introduces a fuzzy logic (FL) based decision support system (DSS) for a three-phase bidirectional AC-DC grid converter, working in a modern grid-like smart grid or smart industry. It is assumed that the appliances connected to that grid interact as in the Internet of Things (IoT) or like in the Internet of Everything (IoE) i.e. with a hu...
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Continuous development of intelligent network applications drives the demand for deployment-ready hardware and software solutions. Such solutions are highly valued not only by distributed producers of energy but by energy consumers as well. The use of intelligent network applications enables the development and improvement of the quality of service...
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A more just measure of resource distribution in computer networks is proposed. Classic functions evaluate fairness only “on average”. The proposed new fairness score function ensures that no node is left without resources while on average everything looks good. It is compared with well-known and widely adopted function proposed by Jain, Chiu and Ha...
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Industrial applications become more and more distributed. The ?intelligence? is embedded in smaller and smaller devices connected via various types of computer and communication networks. This is possible due to the strong development of processing infrastructure as well as information and interconnection technologies. As a result, systems simply g...
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The dramatic growth of Internet and network technologies, etc leads to different perspectives of computing methodologies as well as changes of software business model. If the traditional business model for software is one-time payment for a license for one machine with unlimited use, the development of Internet and network technologies, etc makes i...
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An eye tracking system has been developed to control a computer cursor by tracking the userpsilas gaze. This tracking is achieved via a small form factor camera mounted near the userpsilas eye, which communicates image data to a computer system. The computer system processes the image and determines the direction of the userpsilas gaze. This positi...
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Data mining from the Web is the process of extracting essential data from any web server. In this paper, we present a method called Ethernet Robot to extract information/data from a web server using perl scripting language and to process the data using regular expressions. The procedure involves fetching, filtering, processing and presentation of r...
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Internet protocol (IP) networks are gaining popularity in network-based control applications because IP is a common denominator protocol in non-proprietary networks and because of mass production of devices that support IP. Even though IP being a best effort protocol was originally not designed for demand of this kind of application. However, recen...
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Several neural network architectures for computing parity problems are described. Feedforward networks with one hidden layer require N neurons in the hidden layer. If fully connected feedforward networks are considered, the number of neurons in the hidden layer is reduced to N/2. In the case of fully connected networks with neurons connected in cas...
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Since the legendary work of McCulloch and Pitts from early 1940s and introduction of concept of artificial neuron, numerous attempts aiming to automate the process of training neural networks have been made. Neural networks, even though successfully applied in many different areas still bear significant problems with respect to adequate choice of n...
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Integrated control design environments reduce the time of development, simulation and real-time testing of embedded control systems. This tutorial paper describes five contemporary software and hardware tools which may be used to create integrated control design environments to facilitate rapid implementation of control algorithms and hardware-in-t...
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The Spice Internet Package (SIP) was developed using an Internet browser as a platform-independent graphical user interface. The SIP application has many options that include simulation of SPICE files, graphical postprocessing data, and online editing of SPICE files. It can run remotely through a network on any operating system
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This tutorial covers all primary technologies that can be used for Web programming with applications to the Internet based data acquisition and system control. The presentation is divided into two parts. The first part discusses several programming languages as programming tools. It provides in depth discussion of the tasks that are best to impleme...
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This paper outlines several senior capstone projects in the area of computer engineering. The projects utilize knowledge of several areas including but not limited to embedded systems, interfacing sensors, accessing computer peripherals, network programming and graphical user interface development. Depending on the skills of the student team some e...
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There has been ultra-fast development of home electronics. Even in moderately industrialized countries, the number of applications is growing significantly. In this paper, the authors present a sample of a system, developed at the Technical University of Gdansk. Its idea is based on a home-guarded system for estates with constant Internet access. I...
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This paper describes the design for the system that was developed to collect documents from multiple remote users and then make them accessible for evaluation. Different design considerations are discussed and evaluated based on the convenience of use. The actual system was developed and used for paper management at the IECON'01 conference
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This paper describes the case study of a client-server system that allows real-time operation of a remote robot over an unreliable Internet connection. An operator can explore the remote environment and receive sensor and multimedia feedback. Different control strategies and their suitability are discussed. The engineering objective is to perform r...
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This paper describes a software package, which allows students compiling programs using web-based interface and Internet connections. Several different computer languages such as C, C++, Fortran, Pascal, and JAVA are implemented. In case of some languages several different compilers can be used and different error messages received. This helps stud...
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This paper describes a web-based database allowing students to check their progress in courses they are taking using a web browser front end. The database interface is written in PERL and is interfaced to the Internet by a web server. It can be tested and downloaded for non-profit use from http://sant.bradley.edu/~olekmali/grades/.
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This paper describes the work-in-progress of a client-server system to control a moving robot over the World Wide Web. The robot is representing the person that controls it in the remote environment. Visual and acoustic information about the remote site is transmitted to the user who is capable of controlling the movement of the machine. The robot...
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This paper describes the work-in-progress of a client-server system to control a moving robot over the World Wide Web. Robotic manipulators are interfaced to the computer using simple microprocessor circuits. The engineering objective is to perform robust real time manual control over the Internet connection characterized by varying bandwidth and l...
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This paper describes a Web-based database allowing students to check their progress in courses they are taking using a Web browser front end. The database interface is written in PERL and is interfaced to the Internet by a web server. It can be downloaded, utilized, or redistributed freely under the GNU license by visiting its main Web site, which...
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Efficient second order algorithm for training feedforward neural networks is presented. The algorithm has a similar convergence rate as the Lavenberg-Marquardt (LM) method and it is less computationally intensive and requires less memory. This is especially important for large neural networks where the LM algorithm becomes impractical. Algorithm wa...
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Computer network communications have become a popular and efficient means of computing. Most companies and research institutions use networks to some extent on a regular basis. This paper demonstrates the capability of computer-aided design (CAD) through computer networks. There are several benefits that make networked CAD tools desirable. A networ...
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This paper describes a neural network based method of design centering for microelectronic circuits fabrication process. Process data are first evaluated for principal components and subsequently modeled using multilayer perceptron networks in a reduced and transformed input space. Perceptron network models are then inverted, and center settings of...
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This paper describes a practical method of design centering for microelectronic, circuits fabrication process. Process data are first evaluated for principal components and subsequently modeled using multilayer perceptron networks in a reduced and transformed input space. Perceptron network models are then inverted, and center settings of input var...
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Structural learning is a proven pruning technique which induces decay of redundant weights. This paper introduces a method to significantly reduce the size of multilayer feedforward neural networks used as plant models and controllers. Initially oversized models are reduced during training thereby eliminating the need for a priori model order selec...
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This paper demonstrates some aspects of the method of inverse mapping control. In place of using the commonly known method of plant inverse dynamics learning, the control sequence is calculated using an inverse mapping approach. The discussion on enhancement of the inverse mapping algorithm and its convergence is also provided. The problem of contr...
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Structural learning in multi layer, feedforward neural networks was studied using M. Ishikawa's (1994) modified backpropagation algorithm with forgetting of the connection weights. The proper choice of forgetting constant was investigated previously but no generally accepted method has been established yet. The generalization rate of the trained ne...
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This paper introduces a new approach to inverse control. Unlike using commonly known method of plant inverse dynamics learning, the control sequence is calculated using inverse mapping approach. Both methods are compared with nonlinear plant examples and selected desired waveforms
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Structural learning in multi-layer, feedforward neural networks was studied using Ishikawa's modified back-propagation algorithm with forgetting of the connection weights. The following major features of structural learning were analyzed: (1) knowledge extraction from the skeleton structure of the trained network; (2) independence of the trained ne...
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This paper proposes a multilevel logic approach to output coding using multilevel neurons in the output layer. Training convergence for a single multilevel perceptron is considered. It has been found that a multilevel neural network classifier with a reduced number of outputs is often able to learn faster and requires fewer weights. Concepts are il...
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A pruning algorithm is devised for multilayer multi-output feedforward perceptron networks. The algorithm efficiently reduces the total number of hidden units and the number of weights in the output layer. Test examples include network pruning for the IRIS classifier and for the bitmap digit classifier
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The proposed steepest descent retrieval algorithm is shown to improve the recovery of stored patterns in autoassociative recurrent neural memories. The algorithm implements the steepest reduction of the computational energy function rather than an ordinary random and unqualified update. The experiments indicate that this update mode is the more eff...
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Multilayer feedforward networks are often used for modeling complex relationships between the data sets. Deleting unimportant data components in the training sets could lead to smaller networks and reduced-size data vectors. This can be achieved by analyzing the total disturbance of network outputs due to perturbed inputs. The search for redundant...
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A new approach to the problem of n-dimensional continuous and sampled-data function approximation using a two-layer neural network is presented. The generalized Nyquist theorem is introduced to solve for the optimum number of training examples in n-dimensional input space. Choosing the smallest but still sufficient set of training vectors results i...
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A new approach to band-limited function approximation using two-layer neural networks is presented. The Nyquist sampling rate theorem is used to solve for the optimum amount of learning data in n-dimensional input space. Choosing the least but still sufficient set of training vectors results in reduced number of hidden neurons and learning time for...
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The author introduce a new learning method based on the supervised Hebbian learning of encoded associations. The supervised Hebbian learning formula is characterized by rather quick convergence. This feature can be helpful especially for large networks and for a large amount of input data. In addition, initial weights in the proposed rule do not ha...
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Packet sniffers are devices or programs capable of intercepting and logging network traffic for which they were not the intended recipient. Their ability to eavesdrop on network traffic has made them indispensable tools for IT administrators. In modern IP networks, packet sniffers are often used to determine the source of network problems, detect i...
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This paper describes client-server systems for controlling robots over the World Wide Web. Robots perform robust real time manual control over the Internet connection characterized by varying bandwidth and latency. A Web server is used to provide the client application to the operator. Client uses custom TCP/IP protocol to connect to the server, wh...
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An application called the Spice Internet Package (SIP) has been developed for use through the Internet and intranet networks. The SIP provides an interface that is operating independent, which allows Spice simulation and analysis to be performed from any computer that has a web browser on the Internet or intranet. One can access the Spice Internet...
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This paper reports the successful use of Web-based interface to C++ compilers. There are several benefits that make networked software desirable. A web-based application can be used remotely throughout any network connection. Any operating system can be used to access it, making it platform independent. There is no local installation or maintenance...
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Typescript (Xerox copy). Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Louisville, 1996. Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Vita. Includes bibliographical references (leaves [81]-88).

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