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Energy-efficient, noninvasive water flow sensor. / Vafeas, Antonis; Elsts, Atis; Pope, James; Fafoutis, Xenofon; Oikonomou, George; Piechocki, Robert; Craddock, Ian.

Proceedings - 2018 IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing, SMARTCOMP 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018. p. 139-146 8421342.

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Harvard

Vafeas, A, Elsts, A, Pope, J, Fafoutis, X, Oikonomou, G, Piechocki, R & Craddock, I 2018, Energy-efficient, noninvasive water flow sensor. in Proceedings - 2018 IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing, SMARTCOMP 2018., 8421342, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), pp. 139-146, 4th IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing, SMARTCOMP 2018, Taormina, Sicily, Italy, 18/06/18. https://doi.org/10.1109/SMARTCOMP.2018.00084

APA

Vafeas, A., Elsts, A., Pope, J., Fafoutis, X., Oikonomou, G., Piechocki, R., & Craddock, I. (2018). Energy-efficient, noninvasive water flow sensor. In Proceedings - 2018 IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing, SMARTCOMP 2018 (pp. 139-146). [8421342] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). https://doi.org/10.1109/SMARTCOMP.2018.00084

Vancouver

Vafeas A, Elsts A, Pope J, Fafoutis X, Oikonomou G, Piechocki R et al. Energy-efficient, noninvasive water flow sensor. In Proceedings - 2018 IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing, SMARTCOMP 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 2018. p. 139-146. 8421342 https://doi.org/10.1109/SMARTCOMP.2018.00084

Author

Vafeas, Antonis ; Elsts, Atis ; Pope, James ; Fafoutis, Xenofon ; Oikonomou, George ; Piechocki, Robert ; Craddock, Ian. / Energy-efficient, noninvasive water flow sensor. Proceedings - 2018 IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing, SMARTCOMP 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018. pp. 139-146

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