Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Electrical and Computer Engineering Department faculty.


Submissions from 2020

Resource Allocation for Cellular V2X Networks Mode-3 With Underlay Approach in LTE-V Standard, Rojin Aslani, Ebrahim Saberinia, and Mehdi Rasti

A Collapsing Academy Part 1, Hal Berghel

It's On: COVID-19, Risk Ecology, and Preparedness Tips, Hal Berghel, Robert N. Charette, Edward G. Happ, and John Leslie King

Value Added Sequential Services for BTM Storage when Paired with PV Systems, Brandon Blackstone and Yahia Baghzouz

Custom Hardware Teaching Aid for Undergraduate Microcontroller Laboratory Class, Grzegorz Chmaj

Optimal Trajectory Design and Analysis for Soft Landing on the Moon From Lunar Parking Orbits, Santosh Kumar Choudhary, Kaushik Raj, and Venkatesan Muthukumar

The Viscosity Solution for Hamilton Jacobi Travel Time Dynamics, Sergio Contreras and Pushkin Kachroo

A Multi-Scale Three-Dimensional Face Recognition Approach With Sparse Representation-Based Classifier and Fusion of Local Covariance Descriptors, Xing Deng, Fepeng Da, Haijian Shao, and Yingtao Jiang


Wind Power Forecasting Methods Based on Deep Learning: A Survey, Xing Deng, Haijian Shao, Chunlong Hu, Dengbiao Jiang, and Yingtao Jiang

Complex Food Recognition using Hyper-Spectral Imagery, Shirin Nasr Esfahani, Venkatesan Muthukumar, Emma E. Regentova, Kazem Taghva, and Mohamed Trabia

Using Fuzzy Models and Time Series Analysis to Predict Water Quality, Zhao Fu, Mei Yang, and Jacimaria R. Batista

A -SLIC: Acceleration of SLIC Superpixel Segmentation Algorithm in a Co-Design Framework, Manisha Ghimire, Emma Regentova, and Venkatesan Muthukumar

ARM-Based Digital Design and Computer Architecture Curriculum, Sarah L. Harris and David M. Harris


Dynamic Allocation/Reallocation of Dark Cores in Many-Core Systems for Improved System Performance, Xingxing Huang, Xiaohang Wang, Yingtao Jiang, Amit Kumar Singh, and Mei Yang

A New Language and Input-Output Hidden Markov Model for Automated Audit Inquiry, Pushkin Kachroo, Aaron Saiewitz, Robyn Raschke, Shaurya Agarwal, and Jiheng Huang


Preface, Shahram Latifi

Composite Immersion and Invariance-Based Adaptive Wing-Rock Motion Control, Keum W. Lee and Sahjendra N. Singh

Generalized Composite Noncertainty-Equivalence Adaptive Control of Orbiting Spacecraft in Vicinity of Asteroid, Keum W. Lee and Sahjendra N. Singh

Passification-Based Adaptive Control of Spacecraft With Elastic Appendages, Keum W. Lee and Sahjendra N. Singh

A Current-Mode Photon Counting Circuit for Long- Range LiDAR Applications, Sachin P. Namboodiri, Gonzalo Arteaga, James Skelly, Francisco Mata-carlos, Angsuman Roy, and R. Jacob Baker

Trust and Access Controls in IoT to Avoid Malicious Activity, Yenumula B. Reddy and Shahram Latifi

Introduction to the Special Section on Intelligent Computing Systems and Their Applications, Fangyang Shen, Mei Yang, and Maurizio Palesi

Neural Networks on an FPGA and the Exploration of Hardware Friendly Activation Functions, Jiong Si, Sarah L. Harris, and Evangelos Yfantis

Fast Neutron Irradiation Effects on Multiple Gallium Nitride (GaN) Device Reliability in Presence of Ambient Variations, Luis Soriano Oliveros, Hector Valencia, Ke-Xun Sun, and Ronald Nelson

MySnapFoodLog: Culturally Sensitive Food Photo-Logging App for Dietary Biculturalism Studies, Paul Stanik, Brendan Tran Morris, Reimund Serafica, and Kelly Harmon Webber

Efficient On-Chip Multicast Routing based on Dynamic Partition Merging, Binayak Tiwari, Mei Yang, Yingtao Jiang, and Xiaohang Wang

Downlink Data Transmission for High-Speed Trains in 5g Communication Systems, Vahid Vahidi and Ebrahim Saberinia

Combating Enhanced Thermal Covert Channel in Multi-/Many-Core Systems with Channel-Aware Jamming, Jiachen Wang, Xiaohang Wang, Yingtao Jiang, Amit Kumar Singh, Letian Huang, and Mei Yang


Ramp Metering for a Distant Downstream Bottleneck Using Reinforcement Learning with Value Function Approximation, Yue Zhou, Kaan Ozbay, Pushkin Kachroo, and Fan Zuo

A Progressive Output Strategy for Real-time Feedback Control Systems, Qiming Zou, Ling Wang, Jie Liu, and Yingtao Jiang

Submissions from 2019

Person Recognition for Access Logging, Andrew Boka and Brendan Morris

The Viscosity Solution for Hamilton Jacobi Travel Time Dynamics, Sergio Contreras and Pushkin Kachroo

UAS-Based Object Tracking via Deep Learning, Marc Dinh, Brendan Morris, and Yoohwan Kim

Cloud Motion Vector Estimation Using Scalable Wireless Sensor Networks, Michael A. Gacusan and Venkatesan Muthukumar

Digital Behavior Intervention Plans: Effects on General Education Teacher Fidelity of Implementation, Christopher Holcomb, Joshua N. Baker, and Cori Moore

Self Error Detection and Correction for Noisy Labels Based on Error Correcting Output Code in Convolutional Neural Networks, Yang Jiao, Shahram Latifi, and Mei Yang

Guest Editorial Introduction to the Special Issue on Intelligent Transportation Systems Empowered by AI Technologies, Seung-Hyun Kong, Yisheng Lv, Hai L. Vu, Juan-Carlos Cano, Brendan Tran Morris, Jun-Won Choi, and Dongsuk Kim


Preface, Shahram Latifi


A Survey of State-of-the-Art GAN-Based Approaches to Image Synthesis, Shahram Latifi and Shirin Nasr Esfahani

Audio Enhancement and Synthesis using Generative Adversarial Networks: A Survey, Shahram Latifi and Norberto Torres-Reyes


Adaptive and Supertwisting Adaptive Spacecraft Orbit Control Around Asteroids, Keum W. Lee and Sahjendra N. Singh

Quaternion-Based Adaptive Attitude Control of Asteroid-Orbiting Spacecraft via Immersion and Invariance, Keum W. Lee and Sahjendra N. Singh

Performance and Scalability Testing Strategy Based on Kubemart, Qing Lei, Weidong Liao, Yingtao Jiang, Mei Yang, and Haifeng Li

Variable Fast Transient Digitizer, James K. Mellott, Eric Monahan, Vikas Vinayaka, Sachin P. Namboodiri, Angsuman Roy, and R. Jacob Baker

Adaptive Attitude Control of Spacecraft Orbiting Around Asteroids, Nicholas Moya, Keum W. Lee, and Sahjendra N. Singh

What and How Well You Performed? a Multitask Learning Approach to Action Quality Assessment, Paritosh Parmar and Brendan T. Morris

Threat Recognition from Gait Analysis, Bruce Powell, Eilat Avidan, and Shahram Latifi

Trajectory Prediction of Vehicles Turning at Intersections using Deep Neural Networks, Mohammad Shokrolah Shirazi and Brendan Tran Morris

Aircraft Close Formation Control Using Finite-Time Sliding Mode Law, Sahjendra Singh, Kaushik Raj, and Venkatesan Muthukumar

Signal Processing for MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) Gyroscopes, Allen A. Stubberud and Peter A. Stubberud

The Design of Digital IIR Filters Using a Differential Evolution Optimization Algorithm with Taguchi Crossover, Peter Stubberud

SSeg-LSTM: Semantic Scene Segmentation for Trajectory Prediction, Arsal Syed and Brendan Tran Morris

A Game-Theoretic Approach to Device and Resource Discovery in Internet of Battle Things, Shahab Tayeb, Adrian Ruiz, and Shahram Latifi

MIMO-OFDM Communication Systems for Traffic Data Transmission in 5G Drone Small Cells, Vahid Vahidi and Ebrahim Saberinia

Segmented Digital SiPM, Vikas Vinayaka, Sachin P. Namboodiri, Angsuman Roy, and R. Jacob Baker

A Survey of Sound-based Biometrics used in Species Recognition, Yuqiu Wei, Yiling Xu, and Shahram Latifi

On a New Hardware Trojan Attack on Power Budgeting of Many Core Systems, Yiming Zhao, Xiaohang Wang, Yingtao Jiang, Mei Yang, Amit Kumar Singh, and Terrence S.T. Mak

Submissions from 2018

Controllability and Observability Analysis for Intelligent Transportation Systems, Shaurya Agarwal and Pushkin Kachroo

Development of an Outdoor Diesel Generator – PV Microgrid for Education and Research, B. Blackstone, C. Hicks, O. Gonzalez, and Yahia Baghzouz


Application of Machine Learning to Biometric Systems- A Survey, Lina Chate and Shahram Latifi


Machine Learning and Deep Learning Techniques to Predict Overall Survival of Brain Tumor Patients Using MRI Images, Lina Chato and Shahram Latifi

Diagnostic Yield of Deep Biopsy via Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for the Diagnosis of Upper Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Tumors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Amaninder Dhaliwal MD, Aravdeep S. Jhand MBBS, Harmeet S. Mashiana MD, Rajani Rangray MD, Harlan Sayles MS, Ishfaq Bhat MD, Shailender Singh MD, and Douglas G. Adler MD

Efficacy of Mucosal Incision-Assisted Biopsy for the Diagnosis of Upper Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Tumors: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Amaninder Dhaliwal MD, Aravdeep S. Jhand MBBS, Harmeet S. Mashiana MD, Rajani Rangray MD, Harlan Sayles MS, Ishfaq Bhat MD, Shailender Singh MD, and Douglas G. Adler MD

Prediction of Industrial Wastewater Quality Parameters Based on Wavelet Denoised ANFIS Model, Zhao Fu, Jiao Cheng, Mei Yang, and Jacimaria Batista


Degree Aware Triangulation of Annular Regions, Laxmi P. Gewali and Bhaikaji Gurung

Automated Quantification of White Blood Cells in Light Microscopy Muscle Images: Segmentation Augmented by CNN, Yang Jiao, Barbara St. Pierre Schneider, Emma Regentova, and Mei Yang

Estimating Pig Weights from Images without Constraint on Posture and Illumination, Kyungkoo Jun, Si Jung Kim, and Hyun Wook Si


Theory of Safety Surrogates Using Vehicle Trajectories in Macroscopic and Microscopic Settings: Application to Dynamic Message Signs Controlled Traffic At Work Zones, Pushkin Kachroo and A. Sharma


Preface, Shahram Latifi

Cluster Head Energy Optimization in Wireless Sensor Networks, Shahram Latifi, Shahab Tayeb, and Miresmaeil Mirnabibaboli

Robust Finite-Time Continuous Control of an Unsteady Aeroelastic System, K. W. Lee and Sahjendra N. Singh

Improving Hyperspectral Subpixel Target Detection Using Hybrid Detection Space, Ruixing Li and Shaahram Latifi

Modeling and Displaying Dust Accumulation Process on Solar Panel and Impacts on Photoelectrical Conversion in a Virtual Reality Environment, Jian Ni, Mei Yang, Shengjie Zhai, and Yingtao Jiang

Convolutional Neural Network for Trajectory Prediction, Nishant Nikhil and Brendan Tran Morris

Sparse-view Neutron-photon Computed Tomography: Object Reconstruction and Material Discrimination, A Pour Yazdanpanah, J Hartman, E Regentova, and A Barzilov

Robust Higher-Order Sliding Mode Control Systems for Roll-Coupled Maneuvers of Aircraft Using Output Feedback, Kaushik Raj, Venkatesan Muthukumar, and Sahjendra N. Singh


Finite-time Sliding Mode and Super-twisting Control of Fighter Aircraft, Kaushik Raj, Venkatesan Muthukumar, Sahjendra N. Singh, and Keum W. Lee


A Novel Deep Learning Approach for Short-Term Wind Power Forecasting Based on Infinite Feature Selection and Recurrent Neural Network, Haijian Shao, Xing Deng, and Yingtao Jiang

Traffic Flow Classification Using Traffic Cameras, Mohammad Shokrolah Shirazi and Brendan Morris

Handwritten Digit Recognition System on an FPGA, Jiong Si and Sarah L. Harris

A Comparison of Simulation Methods for Continuous Time Sigma Delta Modulators, Peter A. Stubberud and Benju Koirala

High-Sensitivity Fiber Optic Magnetic Field Sensor with Balanced Single Fiber Interferometric Readout, Ke-Xun Sun

Gallium Nitride (GaN) Devices as a Platform Technology for Radiation Hard Inertial Confinement Fusion Diagnostics, Ke-Xun Sun, M. Valles, H. Valencia, and R. O. Nelson


A Cognitive Framework to Secure Smart Cities, Shahab Tayeb, Neha Raste, Matin Pirouz, and Shahram Latifi

An Evaluative Analysis of DUAL, SPF, and Bellman-Ford, S. Tayeb and Shahram Latifi


A Low Complexity and Bandwidth Efficient Procedure for OFDM Data Reconstruction in DSC 5G Networks, Vahid Vahidi and Ebrahim Saberinia

Compressed Channel Estimation Methods for High Mobility Doubly Selective Channels in Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing Systems, Vahid Vahidi and Ebrahim Saberinia


Elevation and Azimuth-aided Channel Estimation Scheme for Airborne Hyperspectral Data Transmission, Vahid Vahidi and Ebrahim Saberinia


MIMO Channel Estimation and Evaluation for Airborne Traffic Surveillance in Cellular Networks, Vahid Vahidi and Ebrahim Saberinia


OFDM High Speed Train Communication Systems in 5G Cellular Networks, Vahid Vahidi and Ebrahim Saberinia

OFDM Performance Assessment for Traffic Surveillance in Drone Small Cells, Vahid Vahidi, Ebrahim Saberinia, and Brendan Tran Morris