Distributed pattern transformation-invariant recognition scheme for real-time sensory applications

Waleed M. Alfehaid, Asad I. Khan, Bala Srinivasan, Salem Alkhalaf

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    This paper describes the Cellular weighted Graph Neuron (CwGN) scheme, which demonstrates real-time transformation-invariant pattern recognition for resource constraint networks such as wireless sensor networks (WSN). This scheme can recognise patterns from a variety of perspectives in a fully distributed manner, which makes it highly responsive, scalable, and energy efficient. Learning operations are decoupled and reduced to relatively simple processing elements to achieve an economical parallelism. We show that by using only local computation, i.e., between adjacent nodes, we can fully describe patterns by their boundaries and then recognise the transformations of these patterns. Our scheme solves the invariant pattern recognition for the first time in a fully distributed manner within a predictable single cycle learning duration which allows the use of the scheme within resource-constrained networks such as wireless sensor networks for event-detection. Theoretical analysis and experimental results demonstrate online recognition of transformed patterns with competitive accuracy and a low energy budget.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication2015 10th International Conference on Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications, BWCCA 2015
    Subtitle of host publication4-6 November 2015, Krakow, Poland, Proceedings
    EditorsLeonard Barolli, Fatos Xhafa, Marek R. Ogiela, Lidia Ogiela
    Place of PublicationPiscataway NJ USA
    PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    Number of pages7
    ISBN (Print)9781467383158
    Publication statusPublished - 3 Mar 2016
    EventInternational Conference on Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications (BWCCA) 2015 - Krakow, Poland
    Duration: 4 Nov 20156 Nov 2015
    Conference number: 10th


    ConferenceInternational Conference on Broadband and Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications (BWCCA) 2015
    Abbreviated titleBWCCA 2015
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    • Pattern recognition (PR)
    • Artificial intelligence (AI)
    • Graph neuron (GN)
    • Wireless sensor networks (WSN)

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