Hasliza A Rahim

Hasliza A Rahim
Universiti Malaysia Perlis | unimap · Advanced Communication Engineering Centre of Excellence (ACE) Faculty of Electronic Engineering Technology

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, MSc of Electronics System Design and PhD in Communication Engineering

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Additional affiliations
August 2006 - October 2015
Universiti Malaysia Perlis
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
August 2006 - August 2016
Universiti Malaysia Perlis
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
January 2006 - August 2016
Universiti Malaysia Perlis
Position
  • Professor (Associate)

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Publications (201)
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Audiograms are used to show the hearing capability of a person at different frequencies. The filter bank in a hearing aid is designed to match the shape of patients’ audiograms. Configuring the hearing aid is done by modifying the designed filters’ gains to match the patient’s audiogram. There are few problems faced in achieving this objective succ...
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Radio frequency identification (RFID) is a growing technology for monitoring and recognizing objects, persons, or animals via wireless communications. Precisely, RFID can operate longer range and has an ability to be automated without human control. Chipless RFID tag basically is a RFID tag that does not require a microchip in the transponder. The...
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A quadruple band with L-slotted MIMO square dielectric resonator antenna (SDRA) for Fifth Generation (5G) applications at the sub-6 GHz band which can cover 5G New Radio band N77 (3.3 – 4.2) GHz and N79 (4.4 – 5) GHz. The proposed structure consists of a single SDRA which mounted on a substrate excited by an aperture slot underneath Dielectric Reso...
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This study examined the efficiency of power transfer for two-coil and four-coil spiral magnetic resonant coupling wireless power transfer (WPT) using distance to coil diameter (D/dm) ratio and reflection coefficient, S21 value. Adding resonators reduced the total resistance in the two-coil WPT system while increasing the S21 values of the whole sys...
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This work proposes a novel frequency-reconfigurable circular patch antenna incorporated with a rectangular slot and a narrow slot capable of producing constant dipole-like radiation patterns. The antenna compactness is achieved with the integration of the rectangular slot defected ground structure (DGS) on the ground. The proposed antenna is able t...
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Wireless body area networks (WBANs) are communication networks of sensors (and/or actuators), which can be placed on, inside, or around the body and represent a new generation of personal area networks. In contrast to the typical wireless sensor networks (WSNs), WBAN sensors are tiny and have limited power supply. Due to irregular human body moveme...
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Luminosity and contrast variation problems are among the most challenging tasks in the image processing field, significantly improving image quality. Enhancement is implemented by adjusting the dark or bright intensity to improve the quality of the images and increase the segmentation performance. Recently, numerous methods had been proposed to nor...
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New requirements in communication technologies make it imperative to rehash conventional features such as reconfigurable antennas to adapt with the future adaptability advancements. This paper presents a comprehensive review of reconfigurable antennas, specifically in terms of radiation patterns for adaptation in the upcoming Fifth Generation (5G)...
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The Fifth Generation (5G) communication technology will deliver faster data speeds and support numerous new applications such as virtual and augmented reality. The additional need for a larger number of 5G base stations has sparked widespread public concerns about their possible negative health impacts. This review analyzes the latest research on e...
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The current practice of adjusting hearing aids (HA) is tiring and time-consuming for both patients and audiologists. Of hearing-impaired people, 40–50% are not satisfied with their HAs. In addition, good designs of HAs are often avoided since the process of fitting them is exhausting. To improve the fitting process, a machine learning (ML) unsuperv...
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The essential purpose of radar is to detect a target of interest and provide information concerning the target's location, motion, size, and other parameters. The knowledge about the pulse trains' properties shows that a class of signals is mainly well suited to digital processing of increasing practical importance. A low autocorrelation binary seq...
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Breast cancer is the most leading cancer occurring in women and is a significant factor in female mortality. Early diagnosis of breast cancer with Artificial Intelligent (AI) developments for breast cancer detection can lead to a proper treatment to affected patients as early as possible that eventually help reduce the women mortality rate. Reliabi...
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This paper introduces a decagonal C-shaped complementary split-ring resonator (CSRR) textile-based metamaterial (MTM). The overall size of the proposed sub-wavelength MTM unit cell is 0.28λ0 × 0.255λ0 at 3 GHz. Its stopband behaviour was first studied prior analysing the negative index properties of the proposed MTM. It is worth noting that in this...
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This paper presents a hybrid mutual coupling reduction technique applied onto a dual-band textile MIMO antenna for wireless body area network and 5G applications. The MIMO antenna consists of two hexagonal patch antennas, each integrated with a split-ring (SR) and a bar slot to operate in dual-band mode at 2.45 GHz and 3.5 GHz. Each patch is dimens...
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This article organized in two sections where it compares the performance of single-phase inverters using various types of inductors with differences modulation technique of pulse width modulation (PWM). Not all inductors perform the same function, even the inductance value is the same. The study will investigate the capability of each inductor on i...
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Blockchain is a promising technology in the context of digital healthcare systems, but there are issues related to the control of accessing the electronic health records. In this paper, we propose a novel framework based on blockchain and multiple certificate authority that implement smart contracts and access health records securely. Our proposed...
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Solar power plays a vital role in renewable energy systems as it is clean, sustainable, pollution-free energy, as well as increasing electricity costs which lead to high demands among customers. The main purpose of this paper is to develop an approach to designing a DC-DC boost converter for a standalone connected photovoltaic system with constant...
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This paper presents the analysis of a closed loop DC-DC boost converter for renewable energy applications such as PV. Most of renewable energy resources produce DC voltage that implied with DC-DC converters to convert their input voltage into a higher or lower voltage level accordingly to their application. However, there are numerous types of devi...
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Basic input output system (BIOS) validation is performed on both graphical user interface (GUI) and command-line interface (CLI) by a test engineer. Keyboard and mouse are used to insert test cases commands into system under test (SUT). Test engineer monitors test cases progress on a monitor for validation. This method is time-consuming and relativ...
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According to the security breach level index, millions of records are stolen worldwide on every single day. Personal health records are the most targeted records on the internet, and they are considered sensitive, and valuable. Security and privacy are the most important parameters of cryptography and encryption. They reduce the availability of dat...
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In this paper, a compact textile ultrawideband (UWB) planar monopole antenna loaded with a metamaterial unit cell array (MTMUCA) structure with epsilon-negative (ENG) and near-zero refractive index (NZRI) properties is proposed. The proposed MTMUCA was constructed based on a combination of a rectangular- and a nonagonal-shaped unit cell. The size o...
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Magnetic resonant coupling (MRC) is one of the techniques that are widely used in wireless power transfer (WPT) systems. The technique is commonly used for enhancing distance while maintaining power transfer efficiency (PTE). Many studies have investigated new technologies to extend the distance of MRC while maintaining high PTE values. The most pr...
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The drone mapping has a huge potential for numerous sectors including construction, agriculture, mining, infrastructure inspection and real estate. Drones are used as assisting tools in civil applications for large-scale aerial mapping of buildings, which is a difficult task for surveyors to do because of the unreachable access area, time consuming...
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In many applications, it is now desirable to prevent a device from being affected by an external electromagnetic field or prevent the device's intrusion into the electromagnetic field. The elimination or reduction of coupling between neighbouring systems is desired, and this is achieved through the use of electromagnetic shields and absorbers. This...
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Multimedia data for both personal and commercial purposes is now accessible to everyone due to the rapid development of the Internet. Consequently, the issue of copyright protection has surfaced and has triggered the development of several techniques for multimedia copyright protection. Such techniques include digital watermarking in which the impo...
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This paper analysed the effects of bending on the performance of a textile antenna wherein the antenna under test was made of felt substrate for both industrial, scientific, and medical (ISM) band and WBAN applications at 2.45 GHz. Moreover, the conductive material was used for the patch, and the ground plane used a 0.17 mm Shieldit textile. Meanwh...
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This paper describes a smart monitoring gate-less system by using RFID technologies that had been implemented in Universiti Malaysia Perlis. The objective of this system is to ease the security to monitoring the cars-in and cars-out from the main gate manually. The security can check and manage the staff by system management in PC. This smart monit...
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Constantly changing electricity demand has made variability and uncertainty inherent characteristics of both electric generation and cellular communication systems. This paper develops an online learning algorithm as a prescheduling mechanism to manage the variability and uncertainty to maintain cost-aware and reliable operation in cloud radio acce...
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An electrically tunable, textile-based metamaterial (MTM) is presented in this work. The proposed MTM unit cell consists of a decagonal-shaped split-ring resonator and a slotted ground plane integrated with RF varactor diodes. The characteristics of the proposed MTM were first studied independently using a single unit cell, prior to different array...
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Exposure to LTE 2600 MHz microwaves is increasing very fast as new technologies and become accessible worldwide, and the smartphones being the main source of these waves. The aim of this study is to assess the thermal effect of 4G signals on rats. Forty adult Albino rats were used throughout the study, assigned as control and exposed groups, equall...
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The fourth most common form of cancer among women is cervical cancer with 569,847new cases and 311,365 reported deaths worldwide in 2018. Cervical cancer is classified as the third leading cause of cancer among women in Malaysia, with approximately 1,682 new cervical cases and about 944 deaths occurred in 2018. Cervical cancer can be detected early...
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The utilization of power dividers covers a vast range of applications such as the Internet of Things (IoT). For this purpose, the need for having a robust and ergonomic electronic device is crucial. Bulky size could barely integrate onto the human body due to its weight that could be very difficult to implement. Hence, this paper presents the desig...
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The Resonator is one of the techniques widely used to determine the dielectric properties of a material. It is due to the accuracy of the resonator technique as compared to the other methods such as open wave guide sensor, transmission method, and coaxial probe. The accuracy plays an important role in any measurement devices as this is one of the f...
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A 2x1 wearable multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) antenna with line patch as mutual coupling suppression is presented. The proposed MIMO antenna is based on a simple rectangular structure that works at 2.45 GHz frequency. The patches are designed using ShieldIt textiles and are placed to a very closed (0.1λ) gap. The results show that the suppre...
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A pattern-reconfigurable microstrip patch array antenna with switchable beams for WLAN application is presented. The proposed 1×2 array can steer the beam approximately to-30 0 , 0 0 , and +30 0 in the H(xz)-plane with the aid of DC biasing circuitry. An external switching circuit was also developed to measure the prototype effectively. The overall...
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p>A WBAN can be spread over a person's body, so; posing, dressing, moving of muscles, degree of heat of bodies as well as weather changes in general affect connections among sensors as well as desired point. Secondly, information collected via every sensor can be connected to a person's course of life; so, it can be considered as significant to gua...
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The metaheuristic algorithm is a popular research area for solving various optimization problems. In this study, we proposed two approaches based on the Sine Cosine Algorithm (SCA), namely, modification and hybridization. First, we attempted to solve the constraints of the original SCA by developing a modified SCA (MSCA) version with an improved id...
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This paper presents a miniaturized UHF RFID tag antenna with increased gain using meander line techniques and metamaterial (MTM). The designed tag operates in the UHF RFID frequency band ranging from 860 to 960 MHz. It comprises of meandered lines with two hexagonal split ring resonators (H-SRRs) MTM cells. It is designed on a photo paper as its su...
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In this paper, it is suggested a cooperative protocol based on two controller nodes. In the proposed protocol, the outer body master node as well as the belt master one are used for the avoiding the retransmitting operation via more than one sensor that increase the probability of the colliding, a master node works cooperatively to reduce BER, Powe...
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Energy is limited resource in the Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN). Finding optimal and minimum required transmission power that can achieve a certain level of utility while utilizing as little power for transmission as possible plays an important role in reducing energy consumption. In this paper, we found the required transmission power of four...