Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Saiful Azad received his PhD in information engineering at University of Padova, Italy in 2013. He completed his B.Sc. from IUT, Bangladesh in computer and information technology, and M.Sc. from IIUM, Malaysia in computer and information engineering. After completion of his PhD, he joined as a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science at American International University - Bangladesh (AIUB). He started working on Underwater Acoustic Networks during his PhD and still it remains his main focus of research. His research interests also lie in designing and implementing communication protocols for any network architecture, QoS issues, network security, and simulator design. He is one of the developers of the DESERT underwater simulator. He is also the author of more than 30 scientific papers published in international peer-reviewed journals or conferences. He has served as a technical program committee member in numerous international conferences/workshops. He also serves as a reviewer of a couple of renowned peer-reviewed journals and conferences. Al-Sakib Khan Pathan earned his PhD (MS leading to PhD) in computer engineering in 2009 from Kyung Hee University in South Korea. He earned his BS in computer science and information technology from IUT, Bangladesh, in 2003. He is currently an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department of IIUM. Until June 2010, he served as an assistant professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department of BRAC University, Bangladesh. Prior to holding this position, he worked as a researcher at the networking lab of Kyung Hee University, South Korea, until August 2009. Dr. Pathan's research interests include wireless sensor networks, network security, and e-services technologies. He has been a recipient of several awards/best paper awards and has several publications in these areas. He has served as chair, an organizing committee member, and a technical program committee member in numerous international conferences/workshops, such as GLOBECOM, GreenCom, HPCS, IC A3PP, IWCMC, VTC, HPCC, and IDCS. He was awarded the IEEE Outstanding Leadership Award and Certificate of Appreciation for his role in the IEEE GreenCom '13 conference. He is currently serving an area editor of International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security, editor of Inderscience International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering, associate editor of IASTED/ACTA Press International Journal of Computers and Applications, guest editor of many special issues of top-ranked journals, and editor/author of eleven books.