Keizan, South Korea
Keizan, South Korea

Yeungnam University is a private research university, located in Gyeongsan, North Gyeongsang, South Korea. The university's predecessors, Taegu College and Chunggu College, were founded in Daegu in 1947 and 1950 respectively. In 1967, the two colleges merged by President Park Chung-hee to form the degree-granting Yeungnam University. In 1972, the university's new main campus opened in Gyeongsan east of Daegu. The university includes colleges of Law and Medicine and a teaching hospital. Wikipedia.


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LG Corp and Yeungnam University | Date: 2016-08-10

A motor driving apparatus included in a home appliance may include an inverter to convert a direct current (DC) power into an alternating current (AC) power through a switching operation and to output the converted AC power to a motor, an output current detector to detect an output current flowing through the motor, a controller to control the inverter, wherein, during a first interval after the motor stops, the controller controls a phase current of a predetermined frequency to flow through the motor to estimate a position of a rotor of the motor, and estimates the position of the rotor of the motor based on the detected output current while the phase current of the predetermined frequency flows through the motor. Thereby, the sensorless motor driving apparatus can easily estimate the position of the motor rotor.


Provided is a three-dimensional composite of nickel cobalt oxide/graphene on nickel foam as high-performance electrode materials for supercapacitors and a method for preparing the same, and the electrode comprising a three-dimensional nickel cobalt oxide/graphene on nickel foam exhibited an ultrahigh specific capacitance of 2,260 F/g at a current density of 1 A/g.


Patent
Yeungnam University | Date: 2016-01-06

Disclosed are a system and a method for detecting feature points of a face. The system for detecting feature points of a face include: a training unit configured to divide each of a plurality of facial images into segments of a predetermined size, and generate an eigen-codebook representing a correlation between a feature vector of each of the divided segments and location of a predetermined feature point in the facial image; and a detection unit configured to detect a facial area from a target image, divide the facial area into segments of a predetermined size, detect a feature vector of each of the divided segments of the facial area, and detect a location of a feature point in the facial area by using the detected feature vector and the eigen-codebook.


Patent
LS Industrial Systems and Yeungnam University | Date: 2016-09-08

Disclosed embodiments relate to apparatuses, methods, and systems for restarting an induction machine. In some embodiments, a method includes estimating a position of a rotor and a speed thereof in a position and speed estimation Operation, resetting a speed reference to correspond to the speed of the rotor in a speed reference resetting Operation, generating a control voltage corresponding to the speed reference to regulate a voltage magnitude using the control voltage in a voltage magnitude regulation Operation, and re-accelerating the induction machine up to a target speed after the regulation of the voltage magnitude in a re-acceleration Operation.


Patent
LG Corp and Yeungnam University | Date: 2017-02-15

A home appliance (100) is disclosed, including a first circuit unit (610) including a converter (605) configured to convert an Alternating Current (AC) power into a Direct Current (DC) power, a first coil (619), a first modulator/demodulator (612) configured to wirelessly transmit the DC power generated by the converter (605) using the first coil (619), and a first controller (210) configured to control the first modulator/demodulator (612), and a second circuit unit (620) including a second coil (629) configured to receive a wireless power transmitted by the first circuit unit (610), a second modulator/demodulator (622) configured to convert the wireless power received from the second coil (629), a rectifier (623) configured to rectify an AC power generated by the second modulator/demodulator (622), and a second controller (625) configured to control operation of the second modulator/demodulator (622), wherein the first modulator/demodulator (612) and the second modulator/demodulator (622) perform bidirectional time-division data communication.


Patent
LS Industrial Systems and Yeungnam University | Date: 2017-03-15

A method for restarting an induction machine of the present disclosure includes estimating a position of a rotor and a speed thereof in a position and speed estimation Operation, resetting a speed reference to correspond to the speed of the rotor in a speed reference resetting Operation, generating a control voltage corresponding to the speed reference to regulate a voltage magnitude using the control voltage in a voltage magnitude regulation Operation, and re-accelerating the induction machine up to a target speed after the regulation of the voltage magnitude in a re-acceleration Operation.


Provided is a method of evaluating performance of a photovoltaic module and a system therefor. The method of evaluating performance of the photovoltaic module according to the present invention has an advantage of more accurately evaluating and predicting a service life and/or performance of the photovoltaic module by reflecting a deterioration index of a photovoltaic module component on a first output value calculated using an electronic-optical diode (E/O diode) model for the photovoltaic module.


Patent
Yeungnam University | Date: 2016-09-02

Provided is a method for surface-treatment of a metal using bacteria, and more particularly, a method for surface-treatment of a metal using bacteria including immersing the metal having a surface layer on which a deformed layer is formed in a culture fluid cultured with metal-oxidizing bacteria, such that the metal-oxidizing bacteria selectively oxidize and leach-remove the deformed layer of the metal to perform micro-machining, thereby minimizing a damage to a metal basic material to effectively remove the deformed layer of the metal, and further including partly coating a surface of the metal to produce fine patterns of which sizes and shapes are various.


Significance: Selenium is utilized in the methionine sulfoxide reduction system that occurs in most organisms. Methionine sulfoxide reductases (Msrs), MsrA and MsrB, are the enzymes responsible for this system. Msrs repair oxidatively damaged proteins, protect against oxidative stress, and regulate protein function, and have also been implicated in the aging process. Selenoprotein forms of Msrs containing selenocysteine (Sec) at the catalytic site are found in bacteria, algae, and animals. Recent Advances: A selenoprotein MsrB1 knockout mouse has been developed. Significant progress in the biochemistry of Msrs has been made, which includes findings of a novel reducing system for Msrs and of an interesting reason for the use of Sec in the Msr system. The effects of mammalian MsrBs, including selenoprotein MsrB1 on fruit fly aging, have been investigated. Furthermore, it is evident that Msrs are involved in methionine metabolism and regulation of the trans-sulfuration pathway. Critical Issues: This article presents recent progress in the Msr field while focusing on the physiological roles of mammalian Msrs, functions of selenoprotein forms of Msrs, and their biochemistry. Future Directions: A deeper understanding of the roles of Msrs in redox signaling, the aging process, and metabolism will be achieved. The identity of selenoproteome of Msrs will be sought along with characterization of the identified selenoprotein forms. Exploring new cellular targets and new functions of Msrs is also warranted. © 2013, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.


Jung J.J.,Yeungnam University
Information Sciences | Year: 2012

Metadata about information sources (e.g., databases and repositories) can be collected by Query Sampling (QS). Such metadata can include topics and statistics (e.g., term frequencies) about the information sources. This provides important evidence for determining which sources in the distributed information space should be selected for a given user query. The aim of this paper is to find out the semantic relationships between the information sources in order to distribute user queries to a large number of sources. Thereby, we propose an evolutionary approach for automatically conducting QS using multiple crawlers and obtaining the optimized semantic network from the sources. The aim of combining QS and evolutionary methods is to collaboratively extract metadata about target sources and optimally integrate the metadata, respectively. For evaluating the performance of contextualized QS on 122 information sources, we have compared the ranking lists recommended by the proposed method with user feedback (i.e., ideal ranks), and also computed the precision of the discovered subsumptions in terms of the semantic relationships between the target sources. © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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