The University of Wollongong Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences was formed in 2013 following an organisational restructure. It comprised an amalgamation of the former Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Informatics. This series is followed by EIS Papers: Part B.
Related series: Faculty of Engineering - Papers (Archive); Faculty of Informatics - Papers (Archive).


Papers from 2016


Scaling by the square-root-of-time rule: An empirical investigation using five market indexes, James Cameron, Chandra M. Gulati, and Yan-Xia Lin

Understanding the influence and service type of trusted third party on consumers' online trust: evidence from Australian B2C marketplace, Cong Cao, Jun Yan, and Mengxiang Li


Injection effects on sediment transport in closed-conduit flows, Deping Cao, Yee Meng Chiew, and Shu-qing Yang


On the index of a non-Fredholm model operator, Alan L. Carey, Fritz Gesztesy, Galina Levitina, and F Sukochev

The spectral shift function and the Witten index, Alan L. Carey, Fritz Gesztesy, Galina Levitina, and F Sukochev


Universal measurability and the Hochschild class of the Chern character, Alan L. Carey, Adam C. Rennie, F Sukochev, and Dima Zanin

On Hong and Szymański's description of the primitive-ideal space of a graph algebra, Toke Meier Carlsen and Aidan Sims

In vivo rectal wall measurements during HDR prostate brachytherapy with MOSkin dosimeters integrated on a trans-rectal US probe: Comparison with planned and reconstructed doses, Mauro Carrara, Chiara Tenconi, Giulio Rossi, Marta Borroni, Annamaria Cerrotta, Simone Grisotto, Davide Cusumano, Brigida Pappalardi, Dean L. Cutajar, Marco Petasecca, Michael L. F Lerch, G Gambarini, Carlo Fallai, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, and Emanuele Pignoli

A new emission limit allocation procedure for fluctuating installations in power systems, Maria J.A. Castagno, Mark Halpin, and Victor J. Gosbell

Secondary analysis of linked data, Raymond L. Chambers and Gunky Kim

Semiparametric small area estimation for binary outcomes with application to unemployment estimation for local authorities in the UK, Ray Chambers, Nicola Salvati, and Nikos Tzavidis


Small area estimation for semicontinuous data, Hukum Chandra and Raymond L. Chambers

An improved extended active observer for adaptive control of A n−DOF robot manipulator, Linping Chan, Fazel Naghdy, and David Stirling

Open data policy innovation diffusion: an analysis of Australian federal and state governments, Akemi T. Chatfield and Christopher Reddick

Indonesia's digital infrastructure for nuclear energy policy transparency, Akemi T. Chatfield, Christopher Reddick, and Yohanes Anggoro

Statistical process control for autocorrelated data on grid, Anoop Chaturvedi, Ashutosh Kumar Dubey, and Chandra M. Gulati

Hardware/software co-design for a gender recognition embedded system, Andrew Tzer - Yeu Chen, Morteza Biglari-Abhari, Kevin I-Kai Wang, Abdesselam Bouzerdoum, and Fok Hing Chi Tivive

Integrated intercalation-based and interfacial sodium storage in graphene-wrapped porous Li4Ti5O12 nanofibers composite aerogel, Chaoji Chen, Henghui Xu, Tengfei Zhou, Zaiping Guo, Lineng Chen, Mengyu Yan, Liqiang Mai, Pei Hu, Shijie Cheng, Yunhui Huang, and Jia Xie

A groundwater management tool for solving the pumping yields minimization problem: a case study in the Heihe River Basin, Chong Chen, Jun Shen, Gaofeng Zhang, Rui Zhao, Jingfeng Liu, and Qingguo Zhou

Large magnetoresistance in highly textured Mn44.7Ni43.5Sn11.8 melt spun ribbons, Fenghua Chen, Qingxue Huang, Zhengyi Jiang, Haicheng Xuan, Mingang Zhang, Xiaohong Xu, and Jingwei Zhao


Coupled grain boundary motion in aluminium: The effect of structural multiplicity, Kuiyu Cheng, Liang Zhang, Cheng Lu, and Anh Kiet Tieu

Investigation on bonding strength of steel/aluminum clad sheet processed by horizontal twin-roll casting, annealing and cold rolling, G Chen, Jintao Li, Hai Liang Yu, Lihong Su, Guangming Xu, J S. Pan, T You, G Zhang, K M. Sun, and Lizi He


Influence of Cr-Rich oxide scale on sliding wear mechanism of ferritic stainless steel at high temperature, Xiawei Cheng, Zhengyi Jiang, Buyung Kosasih, Hui Wu, Suzhen Luo, and Laizhu Jiang


Breakaway oxidation behaviour of ferritic stainless steels at 1150 °C in humid air, Xiawei Cheng, Zhengyi Jiang, Brian J. Monaghan, Dongbin Wei, Raymond Longbottom, Jingwei Zhao, Jianguo Peng, Ming Luo, Li Ma, Suzhen Luo, and Laizhu Jiang


On the accuracy of dose prediction near metal fixation devices for spine SBRT, Zhangkai J. Cheng, Regina M. Bromley, Bradley M. Oborn, Martin Carolan, and Jeremy T Booth


Towards data analytics of pathogen-host protein-protein interaction: a survey, Huaming Chen, Jun Shen, Lei Wang, and Jiangning Song

Finite difference solution based on composite stiffness and bi-parameter method for calculating vertical and horizontal bending piles, Linjing Chen, Qifeng Yu, and Zi-Hang Dai

Behaviour of lignosulfonate-treated soil under cyclic loading, Qingsheng Chen, Buddhima Indraratna, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn


One-round strong oblivious signature-based envelope, Rongmao Chen, Yi Mu, Willy Susilo, Guomin Yang, Fuchun Guo, and Mingwu Zhang

Server-aided public key encryption with keyword search, Rongmao Chen, Yi Mu, Guomin Yang, Fuchun Guo, Xinyi Huang, Xiaofen Wang, and Yongjun Wang

Dual-server public-key encryption with keyword search for secure cloud storage, Rongmao Chen, Yi Mu, Guomin Yang, Fuchun Guo, and Xiaofen Wang

Strong authenticated key exchange with auxiliary inputs, Rongmao Chen, Yi Mu, Guomin Yang, Willy Susilo, and Fuchun Guo

Cryptographic reverse firewall via malleable smooth projective hash functions, Rongmao Chen, Yi Mu, Guomin Yang, Willy Susilo, Fuchun Guo, and Mingwu Zhang

Metamorphic testing for cybersecurity, Tsong Yueh Chen, Fei-Ching Kuo, Wenjuan Ma, Willy Susilo, Dave Towey, Jeffrey Voas, and Zhiquan Zhou

Numerically pricing American options under the generalized mixed fractional Brownian motion model, Wenting Chen, Bowen Yan, Guanghua Lian, and Ying Zhang

Preserving user location privacy for location-based service, Xiaojuan Chen and Yi Mu

Synthesis and electrochemical performances of MoS2/C fibers as anode material for lithium-ion battery, Xiao Chen, Lin Li, Shiquan Wang, Chuanqi Feng, and Zaiping Guo

Effect of initial base metal temper on microstructure and mechanical properties of friction stir processed Al-7B04 alloy, Yu Chen, Hua Ding, Zhihui Cai, Jingwei Zhao, and Ji Zhong Li

Influence of multi-pass friction stir processing on the microstructure and mechanical properties of Al-5083 alloy, Yu Chen, Hua Ding, Ji Zhong Li, Zhihui Cai, Jingwei Zhao, and Wenjing Yang

The Australian Bureau of Statistics and releasing frequency tables via a remote server, James O. Chipperfield, Daniel Gow, and Bronwyn Loong


Elastomeric and dynamic MnO2/CNT core-shell structure coiled yarn supercapacitor, Changsoon Choi, Hyeon Jun Sim, Geoffrey M. Spinks, Xavier Lepró, Ray H. Baughman, and Seon Jeong Kim


State of the art of control schemes for smart systems featuring magneto-rheological materials, Seung-Bok Choi, Weihua Li, Miao Yu, Haiping Du, Jie Fu, and Phu Xuan Do


Pore pressure based method to quantify smear around a vertical drain, Kirti Choudhary, Buddhima Indraratna, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn


Authentication and transaction verification using QR codes with a mobile device, Yang-Wai Chow, Willy Susilo, Guomin Yang, Man Ho Au, and Cong Wang


Exploiting the error correction mechanism in QR codes for secret sharing, Yang-Wai Chow, Willy Susilo, Guomin Yang, James Phillips, Ilung Pranata, and Ari Moesriami Barmawi

Rapid digestion of shredded MSW by sequentially flooding and draining small landfill cells, William P. Clarke, Sihuang Xie, and Miheka Patel


AF-embeddability of 2-graph algebras and quasidiagonality of k-graph algebras, Lisa Orloff Clark, Astrid An Huef, and Aidan Sims


Statistical efficiency in distance sampling, Robert Graham Clark


Image Descriptors from ConvNets: Comparing Global Pooling Methods for Image Retrieval, Ian Comor, Yan Zhao, Zhimin Gao, Luping Zhou, and Lei Wang


Building Characterisation and Retrofit Decision Support-Tools for Upgrading Homes of Low-Income Older Australians, Paul Cooper, Clayton McDowell, Michael P. Tibbs, Georgios Kokogiannakis, Laia Ledo Gomis, and Stephen C. Choi


Strategies for the development of three dimensional scaffolds from piezoelectric poly(vinylidene fluoride), Daniela M. Correia, Clarisse Ribeiro, Vitor Sencadas, L Vikingsson, M Oliver Gasch, J L. Gomez Ribelles, Gabriela Botelho, and Senentxu Lanceros-Méndez

Processing and size range separation of pristine and magnetic poly(l-lactic acid) based microspheres for biomedical applications, Daniela M. Correia, Vitor Sencadas, Clarisse Ribeiro, P M. Martins, P Martins, F M. Gama, Gabriela Botelho, and Senentxu Lanceros-Méndez


Investigation of hydrogen assisted cracking in acicular ferrite using site-specific micro-fracture tests, Walter L. Costin, Oliver Lavigne, Andrei Kotousov, Reza Ghomashchi, and Valerie Linton

Seated whole-body vibration analysis, technologies and modelling: a survey, James Coyte, David Stirling, Haiping Du, and Montserrat Ros

Hot enough for you? a spatial exploratory and inferential analysis of North American climate-change projections, Noel A. Cressie and Emily L. Kang


Statistical bias and variance for the regularized inverse problem: application to space-based atmospheric CO2 retrievals, Noel A. Cressie, R Wang, Michael M. Smyth, and Charles E. Miller


Multivariate spatial covariance models: a conditional approach, Noel A. Cressie and Andrew Zammit-Mangion

Recent seasonal and long-term changes in southern Australian frost occurrence, Steven Crimp, David Gobbett, Phillip N. Kokic, Uday Nidumolu, Mark Howden, and Neville Nicholls


Relations between robustness and RKA security under public-key encryption, Hui Cui, Yi Mu, and Man Ho Au

Tribochemical behavior of phosphate compounds at an elevated temperature, Shaogang Cui, Shanhong Wan, Qiang Zhu, Anh Kiet Tieu, Hongtao Zhu, Liping Wang, and Bruce Cowie

Numerical solution of link finite element based on composite stiffness and bi-parameter method for computation of laterally loaded single pile, Zi-Hang Dai, Yunfeng Wang, and Cai-Jin Lu

Consistent merging of model versions, Hoa Khanh Dam, Alexander Egyed, Michael Winikoff, Alexander Reder, and Roberto E. Lopez-Herrejon

i*ToNuSMV: A Prototype for Enabling Model Checking of i* Models, Novarun Deb, Nabendu Chaki, and Aditya K. Ghose


Functorial properties of Putnam's homology theory for Smale spaces, Robin J. Deeley, D. Brady Killough, and Michael F. Whittaker

Residual variance-covariance modelling in analysis of multivariate data from variety selection trials, Joanne De Faveri, Arunas P. Verbyla, Brian R. Cullis, Wayne S. Pitchford, and Robin Thompson

Automatic multi-direction slicing algorithms for wire based additive manufacturing, Donghong Ding, Zengxi Pan, Dominic Cuiuri, Huijun Li, Nathan P. Larkin, and Stephen van Duin

Bead modelling and implementation of adaptive MAT path in wire and arc additive manufacturing, Donghong Ding, Zengxi Pan, Dominic Cuiuri, Huijun Li, Stephen van Duin, and Nathan P. Larkin

Adaptive path planning for wire-feed additive manufacturing using medial axis transformation, Donghong Ding, Zengxi Stephen Pan, Dominic Cuiuri, Hui Jun Li, and Nathan P. Larkin


Fabricating superior NiAl bronze components through wire arc additive manufacturing, Donghong Ding, Zengxi Stephen Pan, Stephen van Duin, Hui Jun Li, and Chen Shen


Towards an automated robotic arc-welding-based additive manufacturing system from CAD to finished part, Donghong Ding, Chen Shen, Zengxi Stephen Pan, Dominic Cuiuri, Hui Jun Li, Nathan P. Larkin, and Stephen van Duin

Phase unwrapping algorithm based on three-wavelength phase shift profilometry, Mingjun Ding, Jiangtao Xi, Guang-xu Li, and Limei Song

Multiple spatial-frequency fringes selection for absolute phase recovery, Yi Ding, Jiangtao Xi, Yanguang Yu, Fuqin Deng, and Jun Cheng


Rhamnolipids produced by indigenous Acinetobacter junii from petroleum reservoir and its potential in enhanced oil recovery, Hao Dong, Wenjie Xia, Honghong Dong, Yuehui She, Panfeng Zhu, Kang Liang, Zhongzhi Zhang, Chuanfu Liang, Zhaozheng Song, Shanshan Sun, and Guangqing Zhang


Just for you: how to create sounds that only you can hear in a venue, Jacob Donley and Christian H. Ritz


Improving speech privacy in personal sound zones, Jacob Donley, Christian H. Ritz, and Bastiaan (Willem) Kleijn


Reproducing personal sound zones using a hybrid synthesis of dynamic and parametric loudspeakers, Jacob Donley, Christian H. Ritz, and Bastiaan (Willem) Kleijn


Solitons for the inverse mean curvature flow, Gregory Drugan, Hojoo Lee, and Glen Wheeler

Charge neutral fermionic states and current oscillation in a graphene-superconductor hybrid structure, Wenye Duan, Wei Wang, Chaofeng Zhang, Kuijuan Jin, and Zhongshui Ma


A Schauder estimate for stochastic PDEs, Kai Du and Jiakun Liu

Investigation of the effect of electrolytic hydrogen charging of X70 steel: I. The effect of microstructure on hydrogen-induced cold cracking and blistering, Druce P. Dunne, Daniel Hejazi, Ahmed A. Saleh, Ayesha J. Haq, Andrzej Calka, and Elena V. Pereloma


Evaluating energy consumption of air gap membrane distillation for seawater desalination at pilot scale level, Hung Duong, Paul Cooper, Bart Nelemans, Tzahi Y. Cath, and Long D. Nghiem


Membrane distillation and membrane electrolysis of coal seam gas reverse osmosis brine for clean water extraction and NaOH production, Hung Duong, Mikel C. Duke, Stephen Gray, Bart Nelemans, and Long D. Nghiem

PET reconstruction with an anatomical MRI prior using parallel level sets, Matthias J. Ehrhardt, Pawel Markiewicz, Maria Liljeroth, Anna Barnes, Ville Kolehmainen, John S. Duncan, Luis Pizarro, David Atkinson, Brian F. Hutton, Sebastien Ourselin, Kris Thielemans, and Simon R. Arridge


Exploring structure and role of engineering asset management system in production organizations, Khaled O. El-Akruti, Richard Dwight, and Tieling Zhang


Developing an optimum maintenance policy by life cycle cost analysis - a case study, Khaled O. El-Akruti, Tieling Zhang, and Richard Dwight


Maintaining pipeline integrity through holistic asset management, Khaled O. El-Akruti, Tieling Zhang, and Richard Dwight

Trustworthy stigmergic service composition and adaptation in decentralized environments, Ahmed Abdel Satar El Hady Moustafa, Minjie Zhang, and Quan Bai

K-theory of certain purely infinite crossed products, George A. Elliott and Adam Sierakowski

Impact of assessment period on voltage THD measurements, Sean T. Elphick, Victor W. Smith, Philip Ciufo, and Gerrard M. Drury


Optimizing dose enhancement with Ta2O5 nanoparticles for synchrotron microbeam activated radiation therapy, Elette Engels, Stephanie Corde, Sally McKinnon, Sebastien Incerti, Konstantin K. Konstantinov, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, Moeava Tehei, Michael L. F Lerch, and Susanna Guatelli


Synchrotron activation radiotherapy: Effects of dose-rate and energy spectra to tantalum oxide nanoparticles selective tumour cell radiosensitization enhancement, Elette Engels, Michael L. F Lerch, Moeava Tehei, Konstantin K. Konstantinov, Susanna Guatelli, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, and Stephanie Corde

MR imaging-guided partial volume correction of PET data in PET/MR imaging, Kjell Erlandsson, John Dickson, Simon Arridge, David Atkinson, Sebastien Ourselin, and Brian F. Hutton

Solvothermal-assisted graphene encapsulation of SiC nanoparticles: A new horizon toward toughening aluminium matrix nanocomposites, Alireza Fadavi Boostani, R Taherzadeh Mousavian, S Tahamtan, Siamak Yazdani, R Azari Khosroshahi, Dongbin Wei, Jianzhong Xu, Xiaoming Zhang, and Zhengyi Jiang

Graphene tweaking Hamaker constant of SiC nanoparticles: A new horizon to solve the conflict between strengthening and toughening, Alireza Fadavi Boostani, S Tahamtan, Siamak Yazdani, R Azari Khosroshahi, D Wei, H Sahamirad, Xiaoming Zhang, and Zhengyi Jiang


Theoretical and experimental study on a compliant flipper-leg during terrestrial locomotion, Tao Fang, Youcheng Zhou, Shikun Li, Min Xu, Haiyi Liang, Weihua Li, and Shiwu Zhang

Design of alkali activated concrete using the Taguchi method, Nabeel Farhan, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

Nonlinear size-dependent dynamics of an imperfect shear deformable microplate, Hamed Farokhi and Mergen H. Ghayesh

Nonlinear size-dependent dynamics of microarches with modal interactions, Hamed Farokhi and Mergen H. Ghayesh

Size-dependent parametric dynamics of imperfect microbeams, Hamed Farokhi and Mergen H. Ghayesh

Dynamic stability in parametric resonance of axially excited Timoshenko microbeams, Hamed Farokhi, Mergen H. Ghayesh, and Shahid Hussain