Ananda Maiti

Ananda Maiti
University of Tasmania · School of Computing & Information Systems

PhD Computer Science

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February 2019 - present
University of Tasmania, Newnham, Australia
Position
  • Lecturer
November 2016 - February 2019
University of Southern Queensland 
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  • Research Associate
July 2016 - November 2016
University of Southern Queensland 
Position
  • Research Assistant

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Publications (79)
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Smart buildings have grown in numbers and capabilities worldwide. Smart buildings rely on the sensor networks and Internet of Things (IoT), which allows the development and optimization performance through various methods, including efficient energy management solutions and predictive technologies for future decisions. Smart buildings generate data...
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a collection of technologies to bring the Internet to physically embedded devices and to embed them deeply into human activities to aid in a variety of activities. IoT gained traction with developers and consumers in recent years, driven by low-cost, open-source hardware which enables easy prototyping and testing. Io...
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In global Supply Chain Quality Management (SCQM), there are methods to ensure continuity of supply, at appropriate prices while meeting quality standards. But they are limited by the large and fallible role of humans, especially in manufacturing and quality control. Open Manufacturing aims to establish an open network of manufacturers that enables...
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In the context of virtual and augmented reality, computer vision plays a pivotal role. To benchmark performance, evaluation of computer vision models, such as edge detection is essential. Traditionally this has relied on subjective analysis of the resultant images. Alternatively, models have been assessed against ground truth images. However, groun...
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Remote Laboratories are online learning environments where a major component of student’s learning objectives is met though visual feedback. This is usually through a static webcam feedback at non-HD resolution. An effective method of enhancing the learning procedure is by tracking certain objects of learning interests in the video feedback. Detect...
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Digital electronics laboratory activities involve setting several circuits using logic gates. The circuits are created according to a specific Boolean algebra model or computing components. Such activities include setting up basic gates such as AND OR, NOT etc. followed by complex circuits e.g. Adder, Flip-Flops, Registers. These activities involve...
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Internet of Things (IoT) plays a big role in automating information generation and consumption in industrial monitoring applications. Blockchain can allow this information to be stored in a manner that is both accessible and reliable for the IoT devices to work with. Blockchain has the capability to collect data from IoT devices and store it in a d...
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Remote Laboratories are used to teach a variety of experiment in an online mode. One of the fields of RAL is control systems where various embedded controller or similar devices such as FPGA, PLC and MicroController Units (MCU) are the main focus of teaching and learning. For these experiments, the students upload a program to the device. Once the...
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Constructing augmented reality systems for remote access laboratory environments may seem daunting to many institutions. Utilizing open source tools may benefit from the large user and developer base, providing advice and support. Platforms such as Unity 3D provide comprehensive resources to developers when deciding how to construct a working frame...
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) are widely used for industrial control applications. Developing programming skills with these devices is essential for students of electrical engineering, and also for professionals wanting to learn new skills. Whilst programming is performed using software development tools, it is essential that learners have...
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Internet of Things (IoT) applications can be seen as network-controlled systems with a distributed architecture connecting many smart objects through the Internet. A typical IoT application aims to connect a set of nodes, capable of processing data and making decisions regarding the goal of the IoT application, with other nodes containing smart obj...
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Augmented reality (AR) has a great potential in creating rich user interfaces where users can view and interact with virtual objects. AR can have both passive objects and active objects. The former do not respond to interaction; the latter can be altered in their orientation, shape and position in relation to other virtual objects, for example. Rem...
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Smart device networks form the backbone of many Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The performance of these systems depended on many factors. This includes their ability to connect to each other and network latency. In this paper, two algorithms are discussed that build a Peer-to-peer (P2P) overlay network. The focus is on real-time end-to-end...
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With increasing reliance on smart devices to communicate with each other to deliver critical services, it is important that the devices become intelligent and reliable. Such devices are widely used in Internet of Things applications that operate on the Internet. These devices often communicate with new nodes and face new situations while interactin...
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The growth in remote education through technologies such as Remote Access Laboratories has progressed to a stage where automated interpretations of visual scenes within a video stream are necessary to provide enhanced learning experiences. Augmented Reality tools are under development to expand the current reach and immersion of remote laboratories...
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Remote Access Laboratories (RALs) have been used to develop experimental knowledge about practical engineering topics for a while. Distributed remote laboratories aim to share experiment among institutions and individuals through a distributed architecture. Experiments from diverse areas are combined as part of a larger system. Multiple control str...
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Smart devices networks make the backbone of many Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The performance of these systems can be depended on many factors including response time or latency between them and the ability to interconnect between devices. In this paper, a Peer-to-peer (P2P) overlay network is discussed that can be used for real-time end-...
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Augmented Reality (AR) is the process of overlaying meaningful interactive information in a live video stream for creating an enriched visual experience for users. Within Remote Access Laboratories (RAL) this enables users to gain design experience along with gaining knowledge about the particular experiment in question and potentially collaborate...
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Remote Access Laboratories (RAL) are online platforms for performing experiments from remote locations usually following a centralised service oriented paradigm. This short article presents RALfie - Remote Access Laboratories for Fun, Innovation and Education using a peer-to-peer RAL architecture where some participants or makers can create, host a...
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Amid calls for greater emphasis on STEM in primary education, non-specialist teachers required to teach STEM subjects are often prone to anxiety as a consequence of their own education including only limited exposure to STEM. This paper reports on a study in which pre-service primary teachers (N=40) worked with Remote Access laboratory (RAL) activi...
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Remote Access Laboratories are online platform for performing experiments from remote locations which are usually these systems focus on specific experiments and follow a centralised client-server paradigm. This demo will present organisation of experiments and activities in RALfie — Remote Access Laboratories for Fun, Innovation and Education whic...
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Remote access laboratories (RAL) allow users to control an experiment or rig remotely via the Internet. This usually involves a client application in a web browser and a server that controls hardware. Control is usually implemented through a graphical user interface and mouse/keyboard interaction. This project investigates gesture recognition as an...
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Remote Access Laboratories (RAL) provide mechanisms to operate an experimental setup through the internet for educational purposes. These setups contain a control mechanism that reads inputs from the users, process them and return output data. Based on interactivity between user and experiment, the experiments are classified as interactive or batch...
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Bandura’s self-efficacy theory provided the conceptual framework for this mixed methods investigation of pre-service teachers’ (PSTs) self-efficacy to teach Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects. The Science Teaching Efficacy Belief Instrument-B (STEBI-B) was modified to create the Technology Teaching Efficacy Belief Inst...
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Remote access laboratories (RALs) are online environments for operating instruments and collecting measurement data over the Internet. Such systems are often deployed by universities to support undergraduate students and generally follow the client-server paradigm. This paper discusses a RAL system that enables peer-to-peer (P2P) experimental desig...
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Remote Access Laboratories (RAL) provide access to experimental setups from remote locations. These experimental setups are composed of controller units programmed to gather data and interact with user inputs. A distributed version of RAL can be maker oriented i.e. the experiment rigs are designed by individuals and shared among each other. This pa...
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The RALfie Project began in 2013 with the goal of engaging children and youth with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math learning in formal and informal settings using Remote Access Labs (RAL). A design based research approach is being used to develop and test a peer-to-peer system that incorporates gamification of the system to engage learners...
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Remote Access laboratories are online platform for performing experiments from remote locations. Usually these systems follow a centralised client-server paradigm. This demo will present RALfie — Remote Access Laboratories for Fun, Innovation and Education that is a peer-to-peer remote access laboratory architecture where participants are both user...
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The reliability of a system reflects the state of different sub-systems and the interaction between them. Broadly, it is a measure of the probability of the system being usable and available for users at any given point in time. For a remote access laboratory this condition is satisfied when users are able to successfully locate and run an experime...
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Remote Access Laboratories (RAL) are online environments that allow users to access instruments through the Internet. Such environments enable users to control equipment and collect data without being present in the laboratory. This also means that users work in a disjoint manner and cannot coordinate equipment usage directly with each other, as th...
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Practical learning activities are effective ways to increase the interest of students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) topics. Attracting school students to STEM careers is a challenge in many parts of the world. Remote Access Laboratories (RAL) allow for offsite control of state-of-the-art science and technology experimen...
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Remote Access Laboratories (RAL) provide access to state-of-the-art science experiments and are capable of giving its users increased learning opportunities. These environments, if used in schools, can be highly effective in increasing students' interest and skill in science knowledge and their communication and design skills. Science, Technology,...
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Remote Access Laboratories are being used around the globe to enable engineering students to practice practical skills and enhance their knowledge through handson experimentation. These facilities also increase access by allowing users to undertake experiments anywhere anytime thus offering more flexibility and mobility. Several RAL systems have su...
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Remote access laboratories are being used by universities to provide access to experiments through web based online environments. Usually, such experiments setups are an extension of the real hardware used in on-site laboratories. For a maker oriented RAL, users are encouraged to build their own experiment setups based on their understanding of the...
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Remote Access Laboratories are been used for practical learning activities in engineering education in the universities worldwide. Usually these systems follow a centralised client-server paradigm. This work proposes a peer-to-peer remote access laboratory architecture where participants are both users of experiments as well as makers. The feasibil...
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Real-time distributed systems may sometimes utilize a centralized node to manage and coordinate the exchange of information resulting from network conditions, such as users being behind firewall or proxy servers. Identifying this node is crucial for successful operation of the entire distributed system. The geo-locational placement of this node may...
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Currently, semiconductor devices, VLSI circuit design and fabrication are specialized fields in electrical engineering curricula. Teaching microelectronics technology is dependent on the availability of resources and is mainly being taught at universities where a fabrication facility is available. As such, microelectronics engineering education is...
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Remote Access Laboratories have been successfully installed around the world enabling students to practice practical skills and develop their knowledge through experimentation. Remote laboratories have the advantage of being accessible from anywhere anytime allowing users more flexibility and mobility. Typically installations are designed to resolv...
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Online learning tools are commonly used for teaching distance education students in tertiary education. These tools rely on Internet connectivity, and network performance impacts on how these systems are used. Network performance is particularly relevant for interactive, real-time interactions such as video conferencing, online control and interact...
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Traditionally remote laboratory experiments are performed by providing inputs either by keying using a keypad or through mouse movement and clicking. These methods lack in providing real-time experience (touch) of the knobs (operation) of the instruments to the learners. In undergraduate and mainly in high school education, many experiments particu...
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Remotely Accessed Laboratory (RAL) is an environment which enables students to interact with instruments to perform hardware-based experiments from distant locations. In this paper, we discuss an approach to design remote experiments by representing instruments in the internet as objects or resources. The technology used to implement the architectu...
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Remote Access Laboratories have been successfully installed around the world enabling students to practice practical skills and develop their knowledge through experimentation. Remote laboratories have the advantage of being accessible from anywhere anytime allowing users more flexibility and mobility. Typically installations are designed to resolv...
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Online learning tools are commonly used for teaching distance education students in tertiary education. These tools rely on Internet connectivity, and network performance impacts on how these systems are used. Network performance is particularly relevant for interactive, real-time interactions such as video conferencing, online control and interact...
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BACKGROUND Not enough children develop and maintain an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) and as a result, there is a skill shortage to meet Australia’s needs in STEM careers. An effective method for developing a deep understanding of STEM concepts is through conducting experiments. A project is introduced that aims to cr...
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This paper discusses the technical considerations and pedagogical issues that influence the design and classification of hardware-based experiments and their implementation in an internet-based remote laboratory environment for technical education. The necessary architecture to maintain academic integrity and imparting quality laboratory education...
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Since Technology Computer Aided Design (TCAD) is an important component of modern semiconductor manufacturing, a new framework is needed for microelectronics education. An integrated measurement-based microelectronics and VLSI engineering laboratory with simulation-based technology CAD laboratory is described. An Internet-based laboratory managemen...
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The rapid growth of modern Radio Frequency (RF) and wireless communication systems requires experienced professionals in the RF and wireless areas. In the curriculum of engineering education, many university departments are introducing courses on high frequency telecommunication and/or radio communication related courses to equip students to meet t...
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In this paper, we propose an internet-based online Microelectronics and VLSI Engineering Laboratory integrated with Technology CAD to enhance student learning in micro and nanoelectronics. The aim is to generate highly qualified work force for the semiconductor industry and emerging frontiers spinning off from micro and nanoelectronics.
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Remote laboratory environments have the potential for delivering current standards of education while creating distance-learning environments. Design of a remote electronics laboratory presents many challenges such as scheduling, switching, content design etc. Several possible switching techniques are used in electronic experiments when implemented...
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Cloud computing is the current trend for business web applications which provide computing related services to the users. Cloud computing locates resources, distribute tasks and collects data from appropriate servers from a cluster of networked computers. Major advantages of the cloud computing include reduced cost of operation and maintenance comp...
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In the area of radio frequency (RF) and microwave engineering courses, university departments are introducing new laboratories for high-frequency (HF)telecommunication and/or RF communication related courses. This is necessary for equipping students for the needs of telecommunication industry. Development and implementation of a robot-assisted inte...
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We have engineered an optical microscope that can be operated via the internet using most of the internet and networking capable devices including laptops and desktop computers. The system offers a user the ability to conduct visual inspection of samples, microelectronic devices and manipulation experiments in the field of biology. The remote contr...
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Hardware based remote laboratories are becoming essential for enhancing engineering education. Laboratory courses are being offered to remote students on a global scale with an added benefit the technology offers students; the opportunity to work with sophisticated equipment which may be too expensive for most schools to purchase. In this work, an...
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Remote laboratory is an innovative approach to create and provide laboratory experience to geographically dispersed students from anywhere at any time. One of the most important aspects of remote laboratories is to provide the user maximum mobility and freedom to perform experiments. Apart from the PC-based remotely triggered laboratories to enhanc...
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In electrical engineering educational industrial applications it is often required for the students to build and analyze well-known circuits according to their syllabus. In this paper a colored graph isomorphism based model is discussed that is being developed to match two electrical circuits. The procedure involves two steps, first being, to store...
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Design and implementation of a remotely controlled online (internet-based) experiment on thin film characterization for nanotechnology laboratory using atomic force microscope (AFM) is reported. Based on a commercially available low-cost AFM (Model NanoSurf EasyScan2) and National Instruments (NI) LabVIEW graphical programming environment, we have...
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Mobile devices are becoming more powerful, reliable and common every year. Hence we can use mobile devices for conducting laboratory sessions in distance education. This paper discusses issues of integrating Short Message Service (SMS) to operate instruments of hardwarebased remotely triggered laboratories. Components of the system include searchin...
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Modern semiconductor manufacturing is recognized as a specialized field in electrical engineering curricula. Teaching micro- and nanoelectronics in university environment is a challenging task and a new framework is needed. An integrated measurement-based microelectronics laboratory along with technology computer aided design (TCAD) simulation labo...
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Remote Engineering is a current trend in engineering and science, aiming to allow and organize a shared use of equipment and resources. In this paper, we discuss the hybrid time scheduling scheme for conducting experiments in an online remotely-triggered laboratory. The scheme has been implemented in the NETLab online laboratory management system....
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In this paper, we present our work on the design and implementation of a cost-effective remote real time internet-based undergraduate electronic circuits laboratory. The student interacts with the system through a graphical user interface implemented using NI LabVIEW. On the back end, the server processes experiment requests from users and runs the...
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In this work, a novel hybrid time scheduling scheme for conducting experiments in an online remotely-triggered laboratory is proposed. The scheme has been implemented in the NETLab online laboratory management system which has been embedded in the curricula of two undergraduate laboratory courses at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.
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Development and implementation of a Technology CAD (TCAD) simulation laboratory - a real time online laboratory - accessed through the Internet is reported. Feasibility of integration of a remote hardware-based Microelectronics laboratory with a technology CAD simulation laboratory has been studied. TCAD laboratory will enhance the microelectronics...
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Since Technology Computer Aided Design (TCAD) is an important component of modern semiconductor manufacturing, a new framework is needed for microelectronics education. An integrated measurement-based microelectronics and VLSI engineering laboratory with simulation-based technology CAD laboratory is described. An Internet-based laboratory managemen...
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Online remotely-controlled educational laboratories are increasingly being deployed in many universities around the world. As hardware-based remote experiment can only be used by one person or a group of persons at a time, for proper utilization of the resources, an efficient time scheduling scheme is essential. In this work, we discuss some of the...
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Recently, development of "Microelectronics and VLSI Engineering" Laboratory at IIT Kharagpur (http://lod.iitkgp.ernet.in/netlab), an innovative remote microelectronics device characterization and parameter extraction laboratory has been reported. The laboratory enables students to measure different semiconductor device characteristics and extract d...
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Online laboratories are increasingly being deployed in traditional on-campus as well as Web-based distance-learning courses (distance education) around the world. An online laboratory generally will consist of several experiments (a module). Evaluation of student’s performance and grading in laboratory courses involves quiz/viva-voce examinations,...
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In this paper, the development and evaluation of a low-cost remote circuits laboratory for student learning is reported. The laboratory allows students to measure and control a set of circuit experiments through the internet and to predict and analyze the results. The laboratory is developed using NI MultiSim (for simulation experiments), ELVIS II...
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Online hardware-based educational laboratories are increasingly being deployed in traditional on-campus as well as Web-based distance-learning courses around the world. An online laboratory generally will consist of several hardware-based remote experiments. However, one particular experiment can be performed at a time by an individual student or a...
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Online laboratories are increasingly being deployed in traditional on-campus as well as Web-based distance-learning courses (distance education) around the world. An online laboratory generally will consist of several experiments (a module). Evaluation of student’s performance and grading in laboratory courses involves quiz/viva-voce examinations,...
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We present an automated evaluation procedure to characterize MOS capacitors involving high-k gate dielectrics. Suitability of LabVIEW environment for online web-based semiconductor device characterization is demonstrated. Developed algorithms have been successfully applied to automate the MOS capacitor measurements for Capacitance-Voltage, Conducta...

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