Publications

Book Chapters:

 

1. M. Gharavi-Alkhansari, A. B. Gershman, and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Recent advances in orthogonal space-time block coding,” chapter in the book Space-Time Processing for MIMO Communications, A. B. Gershman and N. D. Sidiropoulos, (Editors), John Wiley & Sons, April 2005, pp. 105-168.

2. A. B. Gershman, Z.-Q. Luo, and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Robust adaptive beamforming using worst-case performance optimization,” chapter in the book Robust Adaptive Beamforming, P. Stoica and J. Li (Editors), John Wiley & Sons, August 2005.

 

Journal Papers (published or accepted):

 

1. A. Gavili and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Optimal spectrum leasing and resource sharing in two-way relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.62, pp.5030-5045, Oct 2014.

2. A. Minasian and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Energy harvesting cooperative communication systems,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, accepted 2014.

3. J. Mirzaee and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Sum-rate maximization for active channels with unequal subchannel noise powers,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing,  vol.62, pp.4187-4198, Aug. 2014.

4. J. Mirzaee and S. ShahbazPanahi, “On achievable SNR region for multi-user multi-carrier asynchronous bi-directional relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, revised 2014.

5. N. Mollemi and S. ShahbazPanahi, “A distributed reflector localization approach to ultrasonic array imaging in non-destructive testing applications,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.62, pp.3863,3873, Aug. 2014.

6. N. Mollemi and S. ShahbazPanahi, “A new array spatial signature model for ultrasonic imaging of multi-layer Media," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, revised 2014.

7. Y. Hao, Y. Jing, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Energy efficient network beamforming design using power-normalized SNR.” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 13, pp. 2756-2769, May 2014.

8. R. Vahidnia, S. ShahbazPanahi, “Single-carrier equalization for asynchronous two-way relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, accepted, 2014.

9. S. Salari, S. ShahbazPanahi, and K. Ozdemir, “Mobility-aided wireless sensor network localization via semi-definite programming,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, pp. 5966-5978, Dec. 2013.

10. M. M. Naghsh, M. Modarres-Hashemi, S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Soltanian, and P. Stoica, “Unified optimization framework for multi-static radar code design using information-theoretic Criteria,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, pp. 5401-5416, Nov. 2013.

11. J. Mirzaee, S. ShahbazPanahi, and R. Vahidnia, “Sum-rate maximization for active channels,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 20, pp. 771-774, Aug. 2013.

12. R. Vahidnia and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Multi-carrier asynchronous bi-directional relay networks: Joint subcarrier power allocation and network beamforming,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, pp. 3796-3812, Aug. 2013.

13. F.A. Alhumaidi and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Two-way cooperative communications with statistical channel knowledge,” Signal Processing, vol. 93, pp. 3363-3370, June 2103.

14. Y. Jing and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Max-min optimal joint power control and distributed beamforming for two-way relay networks under per-node power constraint,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, pp. 6576-6589, Dec. 2102.

15. S. ShahbazPanahi and M. Dong, “Achievable rate region under joint distributed beamforming and power allocation for two-way relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, pp.4026-4037, Nov. 2012.

16. M. Zaeri-Amirani, S. Shahbazpanahi, T. Mirfakhraie, and K. Ozdemir, “Performance tradeoff in bidirectional network beamforming,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, pp. 4196-4209, Aug. 2012.

17. H. Chen, A.B. Gershman, and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Filter-and-forward distributed beamforming for two-way relay networks in frequency selective channels,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, pp. 1927-1941, April 2012.

18. S. Shahbazpanahi and M. Dong, “A semi-closed-form solution to optimal distributed beamforming for two-way relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, pp. 1511-1516, March 2012.

19. S. Talwar, Y. Jing, and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Joint relay selection and power allocation for two-way relay networks,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 18, pp. 91-94, Feb. 2011.

20. V. Havary-Nassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. Grami, “Joint transmit-receive beamforming for multi-antenna relaying schemes,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, pp. 4966-4972, Sept.2010.

21. A. B. Gershman, N. D. Sidiropoulos, S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Bengtsson, and B. Ottersten, “Convex optimization-based beamforming: from receive to transmit and network designs,” IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 27, pp. 62-75, May 2010.

22. H. Chen, A.B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Filter-and-forward distributed beamforming in relay networks with frequency selective fading,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, pp. 1251-1262, March 2010.

23. V. Havary-Nassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. Grami, “Optimal distributed beamforming for two-way relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, pp. 1238 - 1250, March 2010.

24. S. Fazeli-Dehkordy, S. ShahbazPanahi, and S. Gazor, “Multiple peer-to-peer communications using a network of relays,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 57, pp. 3053-3062, Aug. 2009.

25. N. Sarmadi, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A.B. Gershman, “Blind channel estimation in orthogonally coded MIMO-OFDM systems: A semi-definite relaxation approach,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 57, pp. 2354-2364, June 2009.

26. V. Havary-Nassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. Grami, and Z.-Q. Luo, Distributed beamforming for relay networks based on second-order statistics of the channel state information,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 56, pp. 4306-4316, Sept. 2008.

27. S. Valaee and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Detecting the number of signals in wireless DS-CDMA networks,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 56, pp. 1189-1197, July 2008.

28. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Blind and semiblind channel and carrier frequency offset estimation in orthogonally space-time block coded MIMO systems,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 56, pp. 702-711, Feb. 2008.

29. B. Balakumar, S. ShahbazPanahi, and T. Kirubarajan, “Joint MIMO channel tracking and symbol decoding using Kalman filtering,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 55, pp. 5873-5879, Dec. 2007.

30. B. K. Chalise, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. Czylwik, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust downlink beamforming based on outage probability specifications,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 6, pp. 3498-3503, Oct. 2007.

31. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Semiblind multiuser MIMO channel estimation using Capon and MUSIC techniques,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 54, no. 9, pp. 3581-3591, Sept. 2006.

32. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and J. H. Manton, “Closed-form blind MIMO channel estimation for orthogonal space-time block codes,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 53, pp. 4506-4517, Dec. 2005.

33. Y. Rong, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust linear receivers for space-time block coded multiple-access MIMO wireless systems with imperfect channel state information,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 53, pp. 3081-3090, Aug. 2005.

34. K. Zarifi, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and Z.-Q. Luo, “Robust blind multiuser detection based on the worst-case performance optimization of the MMSE receiver,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 53, pp. 295-305, Jan. 2005.

35. M. Biguesh, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust downlink power control in wireless cellular systems,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2004, pp. 261-272, Dec. 2004.

36. S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Beheshti, A. B. Gershman, M. Gharavi-Alkhansari, and K. M. Wong, “Minimum variance linear receivers for multi-access MIMO wireless systems with space-time block coding,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 52, pp. 3306-3313, Dec. 2004.

37. S. ShahbazPanahi and A. B. Gershman, “Robust blind multiuser detection for synchronous CDMA systems using worst-case performance optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 3, pp. 2232-2245, Nov. 2004.

38. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and A. B. Gershman, “A covariance fitting approach to parametric localization of multiple incoherently distributed sources,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 52, pp. 592-600, March 2004.

39. A. Hassanien, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “A generalized Capon estimator for localization of multiple spread sources,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 52, pp. 280-283, Jan. 2004.

40. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, Z.-Q. Luo, and K. M. Wong, “Robust adaptive beamforming for general-rank signal models,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 51, pp. 2257-2269, Sept. 2003.

41. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and M. H. Bastani, “Distributed source localization using ESPRIT algorithm,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 49, pp. 2169-2178, Oct. 2001.

42. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and M. H. Bastani, “Incoherently distributed source localization,” Scientia Iranica, vol. 7, no. 3&4, pp. 244-252, Oct. 2000.

 

Conference papers

 

1. N. Moallemi and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Immersion ultrasonic array imaging using a new array spatial signature in different imaging algorithms,” Asilomar conference on signals, system, and computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2014.

2. N. Moallemi and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Multi-layer ultrasonic imaging for non-destructive testing applications,” IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), Chicago, IL, Sept. 2014.

3. N. Moallemi and S. Shahbazpanahi, “Ultrasonic array imaging for immersion non-destructive testing,” IEEE International workshop on Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing (SAM), A Coruna, Spain, June 2014, pp. 185-188.

4. A. Gavili and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Optimal spectrum leasing and network beamforming for two-way relay networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, May 5–9, 2014, pp. 7590-7593.

5. A. Minasian, R. Adve, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Energy harvesting for relay-assisted communications,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, May 5–9, 2014, pp. 4763-4767.

6. R. AliHemmati, S. ShahbazPanahi, and M. Dong, “Optimal power allocation and network beamforming for OFDM-based relay networks,” in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, May 5–9, 2014, pp. 6057-6061.

7. V. Havary-Nassab, S. Valaee, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Mobile distributed compressive sensing for spectrum sensing,” in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, May 5–9, 2014, pp. 7273-7277.

8. Y. Hao, Y. Jing, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Multi-relay network design using power-normalized SNR,” in IEEE 5th International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Saint Martin, Dec. 15-18, 2013, pp. 500-503.

9. A. Azimipanah and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Experimental results of compressive sensing based imaging in ultrasonic non-destructive testing,” in IEEE 5th International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Saint Matrin, Dec. 15-18, 2013, pp. 336-339.

10. A. Minasian, R. Adve, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Optimal resource allocation in energy harvesting amplify-and-forward relay networks,” in IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), Austin, TX, Dec. 3-5, 2013, pp. 363-366.

11. J. Mirzaee and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Sum-rate maximization for active channels: Unequal noise power over different cubchannels,” in The Forty-Seventh Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 3-6, 2013, pp. 871-875.

12. M.M. Naghsh, M.Modarres-Hashemi, S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Soltanalian, P. Stoica, “Majorization-minorization technique for multi-static radar code design,” in European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Marrakech, Morocco, Sept. 9-13, 2013, pp. 1-5.

13. R. Vahidnia and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Single-carrier equalization and distributed beamforming for asynchronous two-way relay networks,” European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Marrakech, Morocco, Sept. 9-13, 2013, pp. 1-5.

14. R. Vahidnia and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Decentralized beamforming for multi-carrier asynchronous bi-directional relaying networks,” in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, May 26-31, 2013, pp. 4202-4206.

15. Y. Hao, Y. Jing, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “SNR-per-unit-power optimization in relay networks,” in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, May 26-31, 2013, pp. 4953-4957.

16. S. Talwar and S. ShahbazPanahi, “A total power minimization approach to relay selection for two-way relay networks,” in The Forty-Sixth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 4-7, 2012, pp. 2001-2005.

17. S. ShahbazPanahi and Y. Jing, “Beamforming design for two-way relay networks under per-node power constraint,” in The Forty-Sixth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 4-7, 2012, pp. 547-551.

18. F. Foroozan and S. ShahbazPanahi, “MUSIC-based array imaging in multi-modal ultrasonic non-destructive testing,” in IEEE International Workshop on Sensor Array and Multi-Channel Processing (SAM), New Jersey, NJ, June 2012, pp. 529-532.

19. R. Vahidnia and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Distributed beamforming and subcarrier power allocation for OFDM-based asynchronous two-way relay networks,” in IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Ottawa, Canada, June 2012, pp. 4122-4126.

20. M. Zaeri-Amirani, S. ShahbazPanahi, and M. Dong, “On the design and performance of TDBC-based bi-directional network beamforming,” in The Third IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Puerto Rico, December 2011, pp. 173-176.

21. H. Chen, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A.B. Gershman, “Filter-and-forward distributed beamforming for two-way relay networks with frequency selective channels”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Kyoto, Japan, March 25-30, 2012, pp. 2489-2492.

22. R. Vahidnia, S. ShahbazPanahi, “Asynchronous bidirectional relay-assisted communications”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Kyoto, Japan, March 25-30, 2012, pp. 2693-2696.

23. F. Foroozan, S. ShahbazPanahi, N. Moallemi, and S. Shokrallah, “Time reversal Bayesian ultrasonic array imaging for non-destructive testing,” The Forty-Fifth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 6-9, 2011, pp. 1077-1080.

24. F. Al-Humaidi and S. ShahbazPanahi, “A relay selection approach to bi-directional collaborative communications with imperfect CSI,” The Forty-Fifth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 6-9, 2011, pp. 1227-1231 (invited).

25. V. Havary-Nassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and S. Valaee, “Mobility diversity in mobile wireless networks,” IEEE 22nd International Symposium on Personal Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Toronto, Canada, Sept. 11-14, 2011, pp. 1093-1097.

26. K. Law, A.B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi,“Distributed network beamforming with a multi-antenna receiver,” IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (SPAWC), San Francisco, CA, June 26-29, 2011, pp. 561-565.

27. A. Schad, A.B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Capacity maximization for distributed beamforming in one- and bi-directional relay networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Prague, May 22-27, 2010, pp. 2804-2807.

28. H. Chen, A.B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Filter-and-forward distributed beamforming for two-way relay networks in frequency selective fading channels,” IEEE Globcomm. Conference, Miami, FL, Dec. 6-10, 2010, pp. 1-5.

29. M. Dong and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Optimal spectrum sharing and power allocation for OFDM-based two-way relaying,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, Texas, US, March 2010, pp. 3310-3313.

30. S. ShahbazPanahi and M. Dong, “Achievable rate region and sum-rate maximization for network beamforming for bi-directional relay networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, Texas, US, March 2010, pp. 2510-2513.

31. S. ShahbazPanahi and M. Dong, “A semi-closed-form solution to the SNR balancing problem of two-way relay network beamforming,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, Texas, US, March 2010, pp. 2514-2517.

32. N. Sarmadi, A. B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Closed-form blind channel estimation in orthogonally coded MIMO-OFDM systems,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, Texas, US, March 2010, pp. 3306-3309.

33. B. Balasingam, M. Bolic, S. ShahbazPanahi, and T. Kirubarajan, “Performance analysis of blind adaptive MIMO receivers,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, Texas, US, March 2010, pp. 3438-3441.

34. A. Schad, H. Chen, A. B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Filter-and-forward multiple peer-to-peer beamforming in relay networks with frequency selective channels,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Dallas, Texas, US, March 2010, pp. 3246-3249.

35. A. Abdelkader, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Joint subcarrier power loading and distributed beamforming in OFDM-based asynchronous relay networks,” invited to The Third IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Aruba, Dec. 13-16, 2009, pp. 105-108.

36. S. ShahbazPanahi, “A semi-closed-form solution to optimal decentralized beamforming for two-way relay networks,” invited to The Third IEEE International Workshop on computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Aruba, Dec. 13-16, 2009, pp. 101-104.

37. V. Havary-Nassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. Grami, “An SNR balancing approach to two-way relaying,” IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Perugia, Italy, June 21–24, 2009, pp. 250-254.

38. V. Havary-Nassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. Grami, “General-rank beamforming for multi-antenna relaying schemes,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dresden, Germany, June 14–18, 2009, pp. 1-5.

39. V. Havary-Nassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. Grami, “Optimal network beamforming for bi-directional relay networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Taipei, Taiwan, Apr. 19–24, 2009, pp. 2277-2280.

40. H. Chen, A. B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Distributed peer-to-peer beamforming for multi-user relay networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Taipei, Taiwan, Apr. 19–24, 2009, pp. 2265-2268.

41. H. Chen, A. B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Filter-and-forward distributed beamforming for relay networks in frequency selective fading channels,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Taipei, Taiwan, Apr. 19–24, 2009, pp. 2269-2272.

42. V. Havary-Nassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. Grami, and A.B. Gershman, “Experimental performance evaluation of blind channel estimation for orthogonal space-time block codes,” IEEE Conference on Sensor Array and Multichannel (SAM) Signal Processing Workshop, Darmstadt, Germany, July 21–23, 2008, pp. 45-48.

43. V. Havary-Nassab, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. Grami, and Z.-Q. Luo, “Network beamforming based on second order statistics of the channel state information,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March 30–April 4, 2008, pp. 2605-2608.

44. S. Fazeli-Dehkordy, S. Gazor, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Distributed peer-to-peer multiplexing using ad hoc relay networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March 30–April 4, 2008, pp. 2373-2376.

45. N. Sarmadi, A. B. Gershman, and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Blind channel estimation in MIMO-OFDM systems using semi-definite relaxation,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, March 30–April 4, 2008, pp. 2381-2384.

46. S. ShahbazPanahi and S. Valaee, “A new approach to spatial power spectral density estimation for multiple incoherently distributed sources,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Honolulu, Hawaii, April 15-20, 2007, pp. 1133-1136.

47. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Semi-blind channel and carrier frequency-offset estimation for orthogonally space-time block coded MIMO systems,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Honolulu, Hawaii, April 15-20, 2007, pp. II-869-872.

48. B. Balakumar, S. ShahbazPanahi, and T. Kirubarajan, “Joint MIMO channel tracking and symbol decoding for orthogonal space-time block codes,” European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Florence, Italy, Sept. 5-8, 2006.

49. B. Balakumar, S. ShahbazPanahi, and T. Kirubarajan, “A Kalman filtering approach to joint MIMO channel tracking and symbol decoding for orthogonal space-time block codes,” IEEE Fourth Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Boston, MA, July 12-14, 2006, pp. 244-248.

50. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Joint blind channel and carrier frequency offset estimation in orthogonally space-time block coded MIMO systems,” The Sixth IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications, New York, NY, June 5-8, 2005, pp. 363-367.

51. M. Pesavento, S. ShahbazPanahi, J. F. B¨ohme, and A. B. Gershman, “Exploiting multiple shift invariances in multidimensional harmonic retrieval of damped exponentials,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Philadelphia, PA, USA, March 19-23, 2005, pp. IV–1017-1020.

52. Y. Rong, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Exploiting the structure of OSTBC’s to improve the robustness of worst-case optimization based linear multi-user MIMO receivers,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, (ICASSP), Philadelphia, PA, USA, March 19-23, 2005, pp. IV–781-784.

53. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Semi-blind multi-user MIMO channel estimation based on Capon and MUSIC techniques,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Philadelphia, PA, USA, March 19-23, 2005, pp. IV–773-776.

54. C. K. Y. Wong, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and K. M. Wong, “Robust downlink power control using worst-case performance optimization,” 22nd Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, June 2004.

55. S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Beheshti, A. B. Gershman, M. Gharavi-Alkhansari, and K. M. Wong, “Linear receivers for joint space-time decoding and interference rejection in multi-user uplink MIMO communication systems,” ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas, Munich, Germany, March 2004, pp. 182-188.

56. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and G. B. Giannakis, “Semi-blind MIMO channel estimation for space-time coded multi-access systems,” IEEE Third Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, July 18-21, 2004, pp. 392-396.

57. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and J. H. Manton, “A linear precoding approach to resolve ambiguity of blind decoding of orthogonal space-time block codes in slowly fading channels,” IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, SPAWC 2004, Lisbon, Portugal, July 11-14, 2004, pp. 228-232.

58. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and J. H. Manton, “Closed-form blind decoding of orthogonal space-time block codes,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Montreal, Canada, May 17-21, 2004, pp. IV–473-476.

59. K. Zarifi, S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and Z.-Q. Luo, “Robust blind multiuser detection based on worst-case MMSE performance optimization,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Montreal, Canada, May 17-21, 2004, pp. IV–897-900.

60. Y. Rong, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust linear receivers for space-time block coded multiple-access MIMO wireless systems,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Montreal, Canada, May 17-21, 2004, pp. II–9-12.

61. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and J. H. Manton, “A relaxed maximum likelihood approach to blind channel estimation and symbol detection in MIMO systems with orthogonal space-time block codes,” IEEE Conference on Vehicular Technology, Spring 2004 (VTC’04), Milan, Italy, May 17-19, 2004, pp. 289-293.

62. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, and J. H. Manton, “Closed-form channel estimation for blind decoding of orthogonal space-time block codes,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’04), Paris, France, June 20-24, 2004, pp. 603-607.

63. S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Beheshti, A. B. Gershman, M. Gharavi-Alkhansari, K. M. Wong, “Linear receivers for multiple-access MIMO systems with space-time block coding,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’04), Paris, France, June 20-24, 2004,pp. 608-612.

64. A. B. Gershman, Z.-Q. Luo, S. ShahbazPanahi and S. Vorobyov, “Robust adaptive beamforming using worst-case performance optimization,” The Thirty-Seventh Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 9-12, 2003, pp. 1353-1357 (invited paper).

65. S. ShahbazPanahi, M. Beheshti, A. B. Gershman, M. Gharavi-Alkhansari, and K. M. Wong, “Minimum variance linear receiver for multi-access interference rejection in space-time block coded MIMO communication systems,” The Thirty-Seventh Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 9-12, 2003, pp. 1017-1021.

66. S. ShahbazPanahi and A. B. Gershman, “Robust multiuser CDMA receivers based on the worst-case performance optimization,” IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Rome, Italy, June 2003, pp. 537-541.

67. M. Biguesh, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust downlink power adjustment in cellular communication systems with antenna arrays at base stations,” IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, (SPAWC), Rome, Italy, June 2003, pp. 634-638.

68. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, Z.-Q. Luo, and K. M. Wong, “Robust adaptive beamforming using worst-case SINR optimization: a new diagonal loading-type solution for general-rank signal models,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Hong Kong, April 2003, pp. V–333-336.

69. A. B. Gershman and S. ShahbazPanahi, “Robust blind multi-user detection for synchronous CDMA systems,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, (ICASSP), Hong Kong, April 2003, pp. IV–53-56.

70. M. Biguesh, S. ShahbazPanahi, and A. B. Gershman, “Robust power adjustment for transmit beamforming in cellular communication systems,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, (ICASSP), Hong Kong, April 2003, pp. V–105-108.

71. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and A. B. Gershman, “Parametric localization of multiple incoherently distributed sources using covariance fitting,” IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Washington, D.C., August 2002, , pp. 332-336.

72. S. ShahbazPanahi, A. B. Gershman, Z.-Q. Luo, and K. M. Wong, “Robust adaptive beamforming for general-rank signal models using worst-case performance optimization,” IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Washington, DC, August 2002, pp. 13-17.

73. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and M. H. Bastani, “Array calibration and DOA estimation in the ESPRIT algorithm,” The 6th Iranian Conference in Electrical Engineering, pp. 4-123 --4-128, May 12-14, 1998, Khajeh Nasir-al-din University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

74. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, B. Champagne, and P. Kabal, “Extended source localization using the ESPRIT algorithm,” International Conference on Telecommunications, pp. 1033-1037, Melbourne, Australia, April 2-5, 1997.

75. S. ShahbazPanahi, S. Valaee, and M. M. Nayebi, “Parameter estimation of distributed source,” The 5th Iranian Conference in Electrical Engineering, pp. 6-304 - 6-311, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, May 7-9, 1997.

76. S. ShahbazPanahi and H. Fahimi, “A new method for Gabor transform implementation,” The 3rd Iranian Conference in Electrical Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1995.