12 September 2023
Electronics | Issue Cover Articles in 2021

Welcome to the 2021 annual selection of articles, where we showcase some of the most notable and impactful research published in Electronics (ISSN: 2079-9292) over the past year. This collection represents a diverse range of topics and disciplines, highlighting the breadth and depth of scholarship within our academic community.

“A Dynamic Conflict Analysis Method for EW Effectiveness Evaluation Based on Conditional State Space”
by Jianhua Lu, Yanli Tang and Bin Tang
Electronics 2021, 10(1), 24; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10010024
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/1/24

“A Horn Antenna Covered with a 3D-Printed Metasurface for Gain Enhancement”
by Sujan Shrestha, Affan A. Baba, Syed Muzahir Abbas, Mohsen Asadnia and Raheel M. Hashmi
Electronics 2021, 10(2), 119; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10020119
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/2/119

“Solar Energy Conversion and Storage Using a Photocatalytic Fuel Cell Combined with a Supercapacitor”
by Tatiana Santos Andrade, Vassilios Dracopoulos and Panagiotis Lianos
Electronics 2021, 10(3), 273; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10030273
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/3/273

“An Automated Method for Biometric Handwritten Signature Authentication Employing Neural Networks
by Mariusz Kurowski, Andrzej Sroczyński, Georgis Bogdanis and Andrzej Czyżewski
Electronics 2021, 10(4), 456; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10040456
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/4/456

“Assessments of Real-Time Communications over TSN Automotive Networks
by Lucia Lo Bello, Gaetano Patti and Giancarlo Vasta
Electronics 2021, 10(5), 556; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10050556
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/5/556

“Simultaneous Voltage and Current Measurement Instrumentation Amplifier for ECG and PPG Monitoring”
by Jongpal Kim
Electronics 2021, 10(6), 679; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10060679
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/6/679

“A Review of Data-Driven Decision-Making Methods for Industry 4.0 Maintenance Applications”
by Alexandros Bousdekis, Katerina Lepenioti, Dimitris Apostolou and Gregoris Mentzas
Electronics 2021, 10(7), 828; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10070828
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/7/828

“Open Source Languages and Methods for Cyber-Physical System Development: Overview and Case Studies”
by Lena Buffoni, Lennart Ochel, Adrian Pop, Peter Fritzson, Niklas Fors, Görel Hedin, Walid Taha and Martin Sjölund
Electronics 2021, 10(8), 902; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10080902
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/8/902

“Agent-Based Coordinated Control of Power Electronic Converters in a Microgrid”
by Maryam Nasri, Herbert L. Ginn III and Mehrdad Moallem
Electronics 2021, 10(9), 1031; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10091031
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/9/1031

“User State Classification Based on Functional Brain Connectivity Using a Convolutional Neural Network”
by Seung-Min Park, Hong-Gi Yeom and Kwee-Bo Sim
Electronics 2021, 10(10), 1158; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10101158
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/10/1158

“A Real Application of an Autonomous Industrial Mobile Manipulator within Industrial Context”
by Jose Luis Outón, Ibon Merino, Iván Villaverde, Aitor Ibarguren, Héctor Herrero, Paul Daelman and Basilio Sierra
Electronics 2021, 10(11), 1276; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10111276
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/11/1276

“Dual-Polarized Dual-Loop Double-Slot Antipodal Tapered Slot Antenna for Ultra-Wideband Radar Applications”
by Guangyao Yang, Shengbo Ye, Feng Zhang, Yicai Ji, Xiaojuan Zhang and Guangyou Fang
Electronics 2021, 10(12), 1377; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10121377
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/12/1377

“Machine-Learning-Enabled Intrusion Detection System for Cellular Connected UAV Networks”
by Rakesh Shrestha, Atefeh Omidkar, Sajjad Ahmadi Roudi, Robert Abbas and Shiho Kim
Electronics 2021, 10(13), 1549; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10131549
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/13/1549

“Analyzing Visual Attention of People with Intellectual Disabilities during Virtual Reality-Based Job Training”
by Sungjin Hong, Heesook Shin, Younhee Gil and Junghee Jo
Electronics 2021, 10(14), 1652; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10141652
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/14/1652

“Project ARES: Driverless Transportation System. Challenges and Approaches in an Unstructured Road”
by Pablo Marin-Plaza, David Yagüe, Francisco Royo, Miguel Ángel de Miguel, Francisco Miguel Moreno, Alejandro Ruiz-de-la-Cuadra, Fernando Viadero-Monasterio, Javier Garcia, José Luis San Roman and José María Armingol
Electronics 2021, 10(15), 1753; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10151753
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/15/1753

“FedResilience: A Federated Learning Application to Improve Resilience of Resource-Constrained Critical Infrastructures”
by Ahmed Imteaj, Irfan Khan, Javad Khazaei and Mohammad Hadi Amini
Electronics 2021, 10(16), 1917; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10161917
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/16/1917

“Development of a Real-Time Magnetic Field Measurement System for Synchrotron Control”
by Joseph Vella Wallbank, Maria Amodeo, Anthony Beaumont, Marco Buzio, Vincenzo Di Capua, Christian Grech, Nicholas Sammut and David Giloteaux
Electronics 2021, 10(17), 2140; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10172140
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/17/2140

“A 0.2-Terahertz Ceramic Relic Detection System Based on Iterative Threshold Filtering Imaging and Neural Network”
by Yiqing Mao, Tianxiang Wu, Yong Chen and Shunli Ma
Electronics 2021, 10(18), 2213; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10182213
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/18/2213

“Empowering Commercial Vehicles through Data-Driven Methodologies”
by Paolo Bethaz, Sara Cavaglion, Sofia Cricelli, Elena Liore, Emanuele Manfredi, Stefano Salio, Andrea Regalia, Fabrizio Conicella, Salvatore Greco and Tania Cerquitelli
Electronics 2021, 10(19), 2381; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10192381
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/19/2381

“Next-Generation Blockchain-Enabled Virtualized Cloud Security Solutions: Review and Open Challenges”
by Mueen Uddin, Anjum Khalique, Awais Khan Jumani, Syed Sajid Ullah and Saddam Hussain
Electronics 2021, 10(20), 2493; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10202493
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/20/2493

“The Role of Front-End AC/DC Converters in Hybrid AC/DC Smart Homes: Analysis and Experimental Validation”
by Vitor Monteiro, Luis F. C. Monteiro, Francesco Lo Franco, Riccardo Mandrioli, Mattia Ricco, Gabriele Grandi and João L. Afonso
Electronics 2021, 10(21), 2601; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10212601
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/21/2601

“An Improved Deep Convolutional Neural Network-Based Autonomous Road Inspection Scheme Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”
by Syed-Ali Hassan, Tariq Rahim and Soo-Young Shin
Electronics 2021, 10(22), 2764; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10222764
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/22/2764

“Prospects of Wireless Energy-Aware Sensors for Smart Factories in the Industry 4.0 Era”
by Olfa Kanoun, Sabrine Khriji, Slim Naifar, Sonia Bradai, Ghada Bouattour, Ayda Bouhamed, Dhouha El Houssaini and Christian Viehweger
Electronics 2021, 10(23), 2929; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10232929
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/23/2929

“A Traffic-Aware Federated Imitation Learning Framework for Motion Control at Unsignalized Intersections with Internet of Vehicles”
by Tianhao Wu, Mingzhi Jiang, Yinhui Han, Zheng Yuan, Xinhang Li and Lin Zhang
Electronics 2021, 10(24), 3050; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10243050
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9292/10/24/3050

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