Publications (Nasser Kehtarnavaz)

Books:

 

Digital Signal Processing Laboratory: LabVIEW-Based FPGA Implementation,

Universal Publishers, 2010.

 

An Interactive Approach to Signals and Systems Laboratory,

Connexions, 2009.

 

Digital Signal Processing System Design: LabVIEW-Based Hybrid Programming,

Elsevier/Academic Press, 2008.

 

Real-Time Image and Video Processing: From Research to Reality,

Morgan and Claypool Publishers, 2006.

 

Digital Signal Processing System-Level Design Using LabVIEW,

Elsevier/Newnes, 2005 (Korean translation edition 2009).

 

Real-Time Digital Signal Processing Based on the TMS320C6000,

Elsevier/Newnes, 2004.

 

Journal Papers/Conference Papers/Patents/Industry Manuals/Editorials:

[304] C-H. Chang and N. Kehtarnavaz,   
A computationally efficient approach to 3D point cloud reconstruction from video image sequences,  
to appear in SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging, 2014.

[303] S. Parris, M. Torlak, and N. Kehtarnavaz,   
Real-time implementation of cochlear implant speech processing pipeline on smartphones,
to appear in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference Engineering in Medicine and Biology, August 2014.

[302] F. Saki, T. Mirzahasanloo, and N. Kehtarnavaz,
A multi-band environment-adaptive approach to noise suppression for cochlear implants,  
to appear in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference Engineering in Medicine and Biology, August 2014.

[301] C. Chen, N. Kehtarnavaz, and R. Jafari,    
A medication adherence monitoring system for pill bottles based on a wearable inertial sensor,
to appear in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference Engineering in Medicine and Biology, August 2014.

[300] C. Chen, K. Liu, R. Jafari, and N. Kehtarnavaz,   
Home-based senior fitness test measurement system using collaborative inertial and depth sensors,
to appear in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference Engineering in Medicine and Biology, August 2014.

[299] (Patent) N. Kehtarnavaz and M. Rahman,  
Adaptive automatic exposure appartus and method for digital images,
US Patent No. 8743235, issued June 2014.

[298] K. Liu, C. Chen, R. Jafari, and N. Kehtarnavaz,   
Fusion of inertial and depth sensor data for robust hand gesture recognition,
IEEE Sensors Journal,  vol. 14, pp. 1893-1903, June 2014.

[297] (Book Chapter) T. Mirzahasanloo and N. Kehtarnavaz, 

A generalized speech enhancement framework for bilateral cochlear implants using a single processor,

to appear in Cochlear Implants: Technological Advances, Psychological/Social Impacts and Long-Term Effectiveness,  

Nova Science Publishers, 2014.

[296] (Editorial) N. Kehtarnavaz and M. Carlsohn, 
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 297-298, June 2014.

[295] N. Kehtarnavaz and S. Parris,
Teaching Digital Signal Processing on Smartphones: A Mobile DSP Laboratory,
Show&Tell IEEE ICASSP Conference, Italy, May  2014.

[294] R. Pourreza-Shahri, M. Tavakoli, and N. Kehtarnavaz,   
Computationally efficient optic nerve head detection in retinal fundus images,  
Journal of Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, vol. 11, pp. 63-73, May 2014.

[293] F. Saki and N. Kehtarnavaz,   
Background noise classification using random forest tree classifier for cochlear implant applications,  
Proceedings of IEEE ICASSP Conference, Italy, May 2014.

[292] S. Khoubrouy, I. Panahi, and N. Kehtarnavaz,    
Howling detection in hearing aids using discrete energy separation algorithm-2 and generalized Teager-Kaiser operator,

Proceedings of IEEE ICASSP Conference, Italy, May 2014.

[291] K. Liu, N. Kehtarnavaz, and M. Carlsohn,    
Comparison of two real-time hand gesture recognition systems involving stereo cameras, depth camera, and inertial sensor,

Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Real-Time Image and Video Processing, Belgium, April 2014.

[290] R. Razlighi and N. Kehtarnavaz,   
Spatial mutual information as similarity measure for 3D brain image registration,
IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine,  vol. 2, paper no. 1800308, Feb 2014.

[289] C-H. Chang and N. Kehtarnavaz,   
Computationally efficient vanishing point detetcion for camera applications,  
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, Jan 2014.

[288] C-H. Chang and N. Kehtarnavaz,   
Improving computational efficiency of 3D point cloud reconstruction from image sequences, 
Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, Dec 2013.

[287] (Editorial) N. Kehtarnavaz and M. Carlsohn, 
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, vol. 8, no. 4, Dec 2013.

[286] C-H. Chang, S. Parthasarthy, and N. Kehtarnavaz,   
Comparison of two computationally feasible image deblurring techniques for smartphones,  
Proceedings of IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing,  Dec 2013.

[285] R. Razlighi, N. Kehtarnavaz, and S. Yousefi,  
Evaluating similarity measures for brain image registration, 
Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, vol. 24, pp. 977-987, October 2013.

[284] C. Chen, K. Liu, and N. Kehtarnavaz,   
Real-time human action recognition based on depth motion maps, 
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, available online Oct 2013 (print appearing later).

[283] T. Mirzahasanloo, N. Kehtarnavaz, and I. Panahi,  
Adding quiet and music detection capabilities to FDA-approved cochlear implant research platform,  
Proceedings of 8th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis, Italy, Sept. 2013.

[282] R. Pourreza-Shahri, F. Saki, N. Kehtarnavaz, P. Leboulluec, H. Liu, 
Classification of ex-vivo breast cancer positive margins measured by hyperspectral imaging, 
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Australia, September 2013.

[281] T. Mirzahasanloo and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Real-time dual-microphone noise classification for environment-adaptive pipelines of cochlear implants,
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Japan, July 2013.

[280] B. Kim, N. Kehtarnavaz, P. LeBoulluec, H. Liu, Y. Peng, and D. Euhus,
Automation of ROI extraction in hyperspectral breast images,
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Japan, July 2013.

[279] S. Yousefi, N. Kehtarnavaz and Y. Cao, 
Computationally tractable stochastic image modeling based on symmetric Markov mesh random fields,
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol. 22, pp. 2192-2206, June 2013.

[278] (Editorial) M. Carlsohn and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 141-142, May 2013.

[277] T. Mirzahasanloo and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
A generalized data-driven speech enhancement framework for bilateral cochlear implants,
Proceedings of IEEE ICASSP, Vancouver, May 2013.

[276]  T. Mirzahasanloo, N. Kehtarnavaz, V. Gopalakrishna, P. Loizou,
Environment-adaptive speech enhancement for bilateral cochlear implants using a single processor,
Speech Communication Journal, vol. 55, pp. 523-534, May 2013 (dedicated to the memory of Philip Loizou). 

[275] K. Liu and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Real-time robust vision-based hand gesture recognition using stereo images,
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, available online Feb 2013 (print appearing later).

[274]  C-H. Chang, N. Kehtarnavaz, K. Raghuram. R. Staszewski,
A computationally efficient approach to 3D point cloud reconstruction,
Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Real-Time Image and Video Processing, vol. 8656, San Francisco, Feb 2013.

[273] (Editorial) N. Kehtarnavaz and M. Carlsohn, 
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, 
vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 203-204, Dec 2012.

[272]  Q. Razlighi and N. Kehtarnavaz,
A review of spatially dependent similarity measures for 3D brain image registration,
IEEE Healthcare Technology Conference, Houston, November 2012. 

[271]  M. Gamadia and N. Kehtarnavaz,
A filter-switching auto-focus framework for camera imaging systems,
IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, vol. 58, pp. 228-236, May 2012. 

[270] T. Mirzahasanloo, V. Gopalakrishna, N. Kehtarnavaz, and P. Loizou,
Adding real-time noise suppression capability to the cochlear implant PDA research platform,  
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology, San Diego, Aug 2012. 

[269]  S-J. Nam and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Flash shadow detection and removal in stereo photography,  
IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, vol. 58, pp. 205-211, May 2012. 

[268] (Editorial) M. Carlsohn and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, 
vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 67-68, June 2012.

[267] V. Gopalakrishna, N. Kehtarnavaz, T. Mirzahasanloo, and P. Loizou,
Real-time automatic tuning of noise suppression algorithms for cochlear implant applications,
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 59, pp. 1691-1700, June 2012. 

[266] S. Yousefi, N. Kehtarnavaz, Y. Cao, and Q. Razlighi,
Bilateral Markov mesh random field and its application to image restoration,
Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, vol.23, pp. 1051-1059, Oct. 2012. 

[265] V. Gopalakrishna, N. Kehtarnavaz, C. Patllola, and M. Carlsohn,
Real-time FPGA implementation of recursive wavelet packet transform,  
Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Real-Time Image and Video Processing, Brussels, April 2012. 

[264] S. Yousefi, N. Kehtarnavaz, and A. Gholipour,
Improved labeling of subcortical brain structures in atlas-based segmentation of magnetic resonance images,
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 59, pp. 1808-1817, July 2012. 

[263] S. Mahotra, C. Patllola, and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Real-time computation of disparity for hand-pair gesture recognition using video stereo images,
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, vol. 7, pp. 257-266, Dec 2012. 

[262] C. Patllola, S. Mahotra, and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Real-time hand-pair gesture recognition using a stereo webcam,
Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Emerging Signal Processing Applications, Las Vegas, Jan 2012.

 

[261] (Book Chapter) N. Kehtarnavaz, V. Gopalakrishna, and P. Loizou,

Recursive Computation of Discrete Wavelet Transform,

Chapter 7 in LabVIEW: A Developer's Guide to Real World Integration,

CRC Press, 2011.

 

[260] (Patent) M. Gamadia and N. Kehtarnavaz,

Automatic Apparatus and Method for Digital Images Using Automatic Filter Switching,  

US Patent# 8049811, issued November 2011.

[259] S. Yousefi, M. Rahman, and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
A new auto-focus sharpness function for digital and smart-phone cameras, 
IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, vol. 57, pp. 1003-1009, August 2011. 

[258] (Editorial) N. Kehtarnavaz and M. Carlsohn, 
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, 
vol. 6, no.4, pp. 213-214, 2011.

[257] S. Yousefi and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Generating symmetric causal Markov random fields, 
IEE Electronics Letters, vol. 47, pp. 1224-1225, Oct. 2011.

[256] B. Kim, S. Yousefi, and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Structural analysis to distinguish pregnancy stages using second harmonic generation imaging,
Proceedings of IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing, Dallas, Dec. 2011.
 

[255] S. Yousefi, B. Kim, and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Automating porosity features extraction from second harmonic generation images of cervical tissue,
Proceedings of IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing, Dallas, Dec. 2011.

[254] M. Rahman, N. Kehtarnavaz, and S. Yousefi,
An auto-focus sharpness function for stereo image pairs,
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Brussels, Sept 2011. 

[253] D. Kim, V. Gopalakrishna, S. Guo, H. Lee, M. Torlak, N. Kehtarnavaz, A. Lobo, P. Loizou,
On the design of a flexible simulator for animal studies in auditory prostheses, 
Journal of Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, vol. 6, pp.  346-355, Oct 2011. 

[252] S. Yousefi, N. Kehtarnavaz, A. Gholipour,
Synthesis of cervical tissue second harmonic generation images using Markov random field modeling,
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Boston, Sept. 2011. 

[251] A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, B. Sherrer, S. Warfield,
On the accuracy of unwarping techniques for the correction of susceptibility-induced geometric distortion
in magnetic resonance echo-planar images,
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Boston, Sept. 2011.

[250] V. Gopalakrishna, S. Yousefi, N. Kehtarnavaz, and P. Loizou
Markov random field-based features for background noise characterization in hearing devices, 
Proceedings of 14th ASMDA Conference, Rome, June 2011.

[249] (Editorial) N. Kehtarnavaz and M. Carlsohn, 
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, 
vol. 6, pp. 71-72, June 2011.

[248] S. Yousefi and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
A new stochastic image model based on Markov random fields and its application to texture modeling,
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Prague, May 2011. 

[247] N. Kehtarnavaz and S. Mahotra, 
FPGA implementation made easy for applied digital signal processing courses, 
Proceedings of IEEE
International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Prague, May 2011.   

[246] S. Yousefi, M. Rahman, N. Kehtarnavaz, and M. Gamadia,
A new auto-focus sharpness function for digital and smart-phone cameras,
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, Las Vegas, Jan 2011.

[245] R. Razlighi, M. Rahman, and N. Kehtarnavaz,  
Fast computation methods for estimation of image spatial entropy,
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, vol. 6, pp. 137-142, June 2011.

[244] M. George, N. Kehtarnavaz, and L. Estevez,  
Real-time implementation of logo detection on open source Beagleboard,
Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Real-Time Image and Video Processing, San Francisco, Jan 2011. 

[243] M. Gamadia, M. Rahman, and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Performance metrics for passive auto-focus search algorithms for digital and smart-phone cameras, 
Journal of Imaging Science and Technology, vol. 55, pp. 10507.1-10507.12,
Jan/Feb 2011.   

[242] M. Rahman, N. Kehtarnavaz, R. Razlighi, 
Using image entropy maximum for auto exposure, 
SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging, vol. 20, pp. 013007.1-013007.10, Jan-Mar 2011. 

[241] N. Kehtarnavaz, V. Goplakrishna, and P. Loizou, 
Automated Method for Classifying and Suppressing Noise in Audio Devices,  
Filed US Patent, 2011. 

[240] S. Yousefi, M. Nguyen, N. Kehtarnavaz, and Y. Cao,
Facial expression recognition based on diffeomorphic matching,
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Hong Kong, Sept. 2010. 

[239] V. Gopalakrishna, N. Kehtarnavaz, P. Loizou, and I. Panahi, 
Real-time automatic switching between noise suppression algorithms for deployment in cochlear implants,
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Buenos Aires, Sept. 2010.

[238] S. Yousefi, N. Kehtarnavaz, M. Akins, K. Luby-Phelps, and M. Mahendroo,
Separation of preterm infection model from normal pregnancy in mice using texture analysis of
second harmonic generation images,
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Buenos Aires, Sept. 2010.

[237] G. Kannan, A. Milani, I. Panahi, and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Performance enhancement of adaptive noise control systems for fMRI machines,
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Buenos Aires, Sept. 2010.

[236] (Editorial) M. Carlsohn and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing,
vol. 5, pp. 139-140, Sept. 2010.

[235] V. Gopalakrishna, N. Kehtarnavaz, and P. Loizou,
A recursive wavelet-based strategy for real-time cochlear implant speech processing on PDA platforms,
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 57, pp. 2053-2063, August 2010.

[234] O. Ibarra-Manzano, Y. Shmaliy, N. Kehtarnavaz, I. Panahi, and P. Tinttori,
Implementation of unbiased FIR filters with low-degree polynomial gains,
Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference, Denmark, August 2010.

[233] S. Yousefi, N. Kehtarnavaz, A. Gholipour, K. Gopinath, and R. Briggs,   
Comparison of atlas-based segmentation of subcortical structures in magnetic resonance brain images,
Proceedings of IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation, Austin, May 2010.

[232] M. George, N. Kehtarnavaz, M. Rahman, M. Carlsohn, 
Real-time logo detection and tracking in video,
Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Real-Time Image and Video Processing, Brussels, April 2010.

[231] A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, S. Yousefi, K. Gopinath, and R. Briggs,   
Symmetric deformable image registration via optimization of information theoretic measures,
Journal of Image and Vision Computing, vol. 28, pp. 965-975, June 2010.

[230] S. Yousefi, N. Kehtarnavaz, M. Akins, K. Luby-Phelps, and M. Mahendroo,   
Distinguishing different stages of mouse pregnancy using second harmonic generation images,
Proceedings of IEEE SSST Conference, Tyler, March 2010.

[229] V. Gopalakrishna, N. Kehtarnavaz, and P. Loizou,  
Real-time implementation of wavelet-based Advanced Combination Encoder on PDA platforms,
for cochlear implant studies, Proceedings of IEEE ICASSP Conference, Dallas, March 2010.

[228] (Editorial) M. Carlsohn and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing,
vol. 5, pp. 1-2, March 2010.

[227] J. Ren, M. Rahman, N. Kehtarnavaz, and L. Estevez,
Real-time head pose estimation on mobile platforms,
Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, vol. 8, pp. 56-62, 2010.

[226] A. Sobhi-Afshar, N. Kehtarnavaz, M. Akins, K. Luby-Phelps, and M. Mahendroo,
Distinguishing second harmonic generation images of mouse preterm labor via wavelet-based texture analysis,
Proceedings of IEEE ICASSP Conference, Dallas, March 2010.

[225] M. Gamadia and N. Kehtarnavaz,  
Performance metrics for auto-focus in digital and cell-phone cameras,
Proceedings of IEEE ICCE Conference, Jan 2010.

[224] R. Razlighi, N. Kehtarnavaz, and A. Nosratinia, 
Computation of image spatial entropy using quadrilateral Markov random field,  
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol.18, pp. 2629-2639, Dec. 2009.

[223] D. Kim, V. Gopalakrishna, S. Guo, H. Lee, M. Torlak, N. Kehtarnavaz, A. Lobo, and P. Loizou,
On the design of a flexible stimulator for animal studies in auditory prostheses,
Proceedings of 2nd International Symposium on Applied Sciences in Biomedical and
and Communication Technologies, Slovak Republic, Nov. 2009.

[222] (Patent) N. Kehtarnavaz and H-J. Oh, 
Automatic White Balancing via Illuminant Scoring - Autoexposure by Neural Network Mapping,
US Patent #7576797, issued August 2009.

[221] M. Rahman, N. Kehtarnavaz, and J. Ren, 
A hybrid face detection approach for real-time deployment on mobile devices,
Proceedings of IEEE ICIP Conference, Cairo, Nov. 2009.

[220] M. Gamadia and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Enhanced low-light auto-focus system model in digital still and cell-phone cameras,
Proceedings of IEEE ICIP Conference, Cairo, Nov. 2009.

[219] S. Yousefi, N. Kehtarnavaz, K. Gopinath, and R. Briggs,
Two-stage registration of substructures in magnetic resonance brain images,
Proceedings of IEEE ICIP Conference, Cairo, Nov. 2009.

[218] (Editorial) M. Carlsohn and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing,
vol. 4, pp. 301-302, Nov. 2010.

[217] J. Ren, M. Rahman, N. Kehtarnavaz, and L. Estevez,  
Real-time head pose estimation on mobile platforms,
Proceedings of WMSCI Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics, Orlando, July 2009.

[216] (Editorial) N. Kehtarnavaz and M. Carlsohn,
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing,
vol. 4, pp. 107-108, June 2010.

[215] M. Rahman, and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Real-time implementation of robust face detection on mobile platforms,  
Proceedings of IEEE ICASSP Conference, Taipei, April 2009.

[214] V. Golpalakrishna, N. Kehtarnavaz, and P. Loizou, 
Real-time PDA-based recursive Fourier transform implementation for cochlear implant applications,  
Proceedings of IEEE ICASSP Conference, Taipei, April 2009.

[213] R. Razlighi, and N. Kehtarnavaz,  
A comparison study of image spatial entropy,
Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing, San Jose, Jan 2009.

[212] M. Gamadia, and N. Kehtarnavaz,  
Real-time implementation of single-shot passive auto focus on DM350 digital camera processor,
Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Real-Time Image and Video Processing, San Jose, Jan 2009.

[211] Y. Zhai, M. Yeary, S. Cheng, and N. Kehtarnavaz,

An object tracking algorithm based on multiple model particle filtering with state partitioning,

IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 58, pp. 1797-1809, May 2009.

 

[210] J. Ren and N. Kehtarnavaz,

Fast adaptive termination mode selection for H.264 scalable video coding,

Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, vol. 4, pp. 13-21, March 2009.

[209] A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, K. Gopinath, and R. Briggs,
Cross validation of deformable registration with field maps in functional magnetic resonance brain imaging,
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing,  vol. 2, pp. 854-869, Dec. 2008.

[208] M. Rahman, and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Real-time face-priority auto focus for digital and cell-phone cameras,
IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, vol. 54, pp. 1506-1513, Nov. 2008.

[207] J. Ren, N. Kehtarnavaz, and L. Estevez,
Real-time optimization of Viola-Jones face detection for mobile platforms,
Proceedings of IEEE Dallas Circuits and Systems Workshop, Oct. 2008.

[206] A. Gholipour and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Computationally efficient mutual information estimation for non-rigid image registration,
Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Image Processing, San Diego, Oct. 2008.

[205] J. Ren and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Fast adaptive early termination for mode selection in H.264 scalable video coding,
Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Image Processing, San Diego, Oct. 2008.

[204] M. Carlsohn and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Editorial - Journal of Real-Time Image Processing,
vol. 3, pp. 231-231, Sept. 2008.

[203] O. Tsang, A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, K. Gopinath, R. Briggs, and I. Panahi,
Comparison of tissue segmentation algorithms in neuroimage analysis software tools,
Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Vancouver, Aug. 2008.

[202] A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, K. Gopinath, R. Briggs, and I. Panahi,
Average field map image template for echo-planar image analysis,
Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Vancouver, Aug. 2008.

[201] J. Ren, N. Kehtarnavaz, and M. Budagavi,
Computationally efficient mode selection in H.264/AVC video coding,
IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics,  vol. 54, pp. 877-886, May 2008.

[200] A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, R. Briggs, K. Gopinath, et al.,
Validation of non-rigid registration between functional and anatomical magnetic resonance brain images,
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 55, pp. 563-571, Feb. 2008.

[199] M. Rahman, N. Kehtarnavaz, and M. Gamadia,
Real-time face-based auto-focus for digital still and cell-phone cameras,
Proceedings of IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation, Santa Fe, March 2008.

[198] N. Kehtarnavaz, P. Loizou, and M. Rahman, 
An interactive hybrid programming approach to signals and systems laboratory,
Proceedings of IEEE ICASSP Conference, Las Vegas, April 2008.

[197] J. Ren, N. Kehtarnavaz, and M. Budagavi, 
A fast feature-assisted adaptive early termination approach to
multiple reference frames motion estimation in H.264,
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, vol. 3, PP. 77-88, March 2008.   

[196] N. Kehtarnavaz, M. Rahman, M. Gamadia,  
Real-time implementation of face-based auto-focus on TI digital camera processor,  
TI Developer Conference Proceedings, Dallas, Feb 2008.   

[195] J. Ren, N. Kehtarnavaz, and M. Budagavi, 
A fast feature-assisted adaptive early termination approach to
multiple reference frames motion estimation in H.264 video coding of high definition sequences,
Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Real-Time Image Processing, San Jose, Jan 2008.   

[194] J. Ren and N. Kehtarnavaz,  
Using all zero block detection to increase computational efficiency of H.264 video coding,
Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Real-Time Image Processing, San Jose, Jan 2008.  

[193] Q. Peng and N. Kehtarnavaz,
A fast print-from-video technique for cell-phone cameras,
IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, vol. 53, pp. 1237-1246, Nov 2007.

[192] A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, K. Gopinath, and R. Briggs,  
A software tool for registration based distortion correction in echo planar imaging,
Proceedings of IEEE EMBS Workshop, Dallas, Nov 2007.

[191] O. Tsang, A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, K. Gopinath, and R. Briggs,  
Comparison of brain masking techniques in functional magnetic resonance imaging,
Proceedings of IEEE EMBS Workshop, Dallas, Nov 2007.

[190] (Editorial) N. Kehtarnavaz and M. Carlsohn,
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing,
vol. 2, pp. 139-140, Oct 2007.

[189] M. Gamadia and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Low-light auto-focus enhancement for digital and cell-phone camera image pipeline,
IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, vol.53, no.2, pp. 249-257, May 2007.

[188] V. Peddigari and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Real-time predictive zoom tracking for digital still cameras,
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, vol.2, pp. 45-54, Oct 2007.

[187] A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, R. Briggs, and K. Gopinath,
Kullback-Leibler distance optimization for non-rigid registration of echo-planar to structural
magnetic resonance brain images, Proceedings of IEEE ICIP Conference, San Antonio, Oct 2007.

[186] R. Razlighi and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Image blur reduction for cell-phone cameras via adaptive tonal correction,
Proceedings of IEEE ICIP Conference, San Antonio, Oct 2007.

[185] A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, R. Briggs, M. Devous, and K. Gopinath,
Brain functional localization: A survey of image registration techniques,
IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 427-451, April 2007.
Listed in top 100 IEEE Xplore accessed documents in April 2007.   

[184] (Editorial) M. Carlsohn and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing,
vol. 1, pp. 171-172, April 2007.

[183] C. Gope and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Optimal partitioning of point-sets for affine invariant object matching,
Proceedings of 2007 International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision,
and Pattern Recognition, Las Vegas, June 2007.

[182] Q. Razlighi and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Correction of over-exposed images captured by cell-phone cameras, 
Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics, Irving, June 2007.

[181] Q. Peng and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Towards practical print-from-video: improved pattern filtering,  
Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics, Irving, June 2007.

[180] M. Gamadia and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Image restoration preprocessing for low-light auto-focusing in digital cameras, 
Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics, Irving, June 2007.

[179] J. Ren and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Comparison of power consumption for motion compensation and deblocking filters in high definition video coding,
Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics, Irving, June 2007.

[178] J. Ren and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Algorithmic optimization for H.264 deblocking filter on portable devices, 
Pr4ceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics, Irving, June 2007.

[177] M. Gamadia, V. Pediggari, and N. Kehtarnavaz, 
Auto-Focus Feature: User's Guide,
Manual prepared for Texas Instruments, May 2007.  

[176] A. Lobo, P. Loizou, N. Kehtarnavaz, M. Torlak, H. Lee, A. Sharma, P. Gilley, V. Peddigari, L. Ramanna,
A PDA-based research platform for cochlear implants,
Proceedings of the 3rd International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, Hawaii, May 2007.   

[175] S. Adhyapak, N. Kehtarnavaz, and M. Nadin,
Stereo matching via selective multiple windows, 
SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging, vol. 16, no.1, Jan-Mar 2007.

[174] V. Peddigari, N. Kehtarnavaz, and P. Loizou,
Real-time LabVIEW implementation of cochlear implant signal processing on PDA platforms,
Proceedings of IEEE ICASSP Conference, Hawaii, April 2007.

[173] A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, R. Briggs, and K. Gopinath,
A field map guided approach to non-rigid registration of brain EPI to structural MRI,
Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Medical Imaging, San Diego, Feb 2007.

[172] N. Kehtarnavaz and H-J. Oh,  
Automatic White Balancing via Illuminant Scoring,
US Patent # 7,184,080, issued Feb 2007.

[171] Q. Peng and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Print-from-video: Computationally efficient outlier reduction pattern filtering,
Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Real-Time Image Processing, San Jose, Jan 2007.

[170] N. Kehtarnavaz and V. Peddigari, 
Using hybrid programming in DSP lab courses,
TI Developer Conference Proceedings, Dallas, March 2007.

[169] C. Gope and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Affine invariant comparison of point-sets using convex hulls and Hausdorff distances,
Pattern Recognition Journal, vol.40, no.1, pp. 309-320, Jan 2007.

[168] N. Kim, N. Kehtarnavaz, and M. Torlak,
LabVIEW-based software defined radio: 4-QAM modem,  
Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics, vol.4, no.3, 2006.

[167] A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, K. Gopinath, R. Briggs, M. Devous, and R. Haley,
Distortion correction via non-rigid registration of functional to anatomical 
magnetic resonance brain images,
Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Atlanta, Oct 2006.

[166] N. Kehtarnavaz and N. Kim,
Real-time auto white balancing for digital cameras using DWT-based scoring,
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, vol.1, pp. 89-97, Oct 2006.

[165] (Editorial) M. Carlsohn and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Journal of Real-Time Image Processing,
vol. 1, pp. 1-2, Oct 2006.

[164] A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, K. Gopinath, R. Briggs, M. Devous, and R. Haley,
Non-rigid registration of functional to anatomical MR images using constrained optimization,
Proceedings of International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Seattle, May 2006.

[163] (Editorial) N. Kehtarnavaz,
Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation
special issue on Real-Time Image Processing, vol. 17, p. 553, June 2006.

[162] M. Gamadia, N. Kim, and N. Kehtarnavaz,
DWT-Based Automatic White Balancing: User's Guide, 
Manual prepared for Texas Instruments, May 2006.

[161] C. Gope and N. Kehtarnavaz,
DSP system design using LabVIEW and Simulink: A comparative study,
Proceedings of IEEE ICASSP Conference, Toulouse, France, May 2006.

[160] M. Gamadia and N. Kehtarnavaz,
A real-time continuous automatic focus algorithm for digital cameras,
Proceedings of IEEE SSIAI Symposium, Denver, March 2006.

[159] N. Kehtarnavaz, N. Kim, and M. Gamadia,
Real-time auto white balancing using DWT-based multi-scale clustering,
Proceedings of SPIE Conference on Real-Time Image Processing, San Jose, Jan 2006.  

[158] N. Kehtarnavaz and M. Gamadia, 
Digital camera image pipeline: Algorithm improvements,
TI Developer Conference Proceedings, Dallas, March 2006.

[157] V. Peddigari and N. Kehtarnavaz,
A relational approach to zoom tracking for digital still cameras,
IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, vol. 51, pp. 1051-1059, Nov. 2005.

[156] N. Kim and N. Kehtarnavaz,
DWT-based scene-adaptive color quantization, special issue of Journal of Real-Time
Imaging on Multi-dimensional Image Processing, vol. 11, pp. 443-453, Oct. 2005.

[155] C. Gope, N. Kehtarnavaz, and D. Nair,
Neural network classification of EEG signals using time-frequency representation,
Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Montreal, Aug. 2005.
Received best student poster award.

[154] A. Gholipour, N. Kehtarnavaz, K. Gopinath, R. Briggs, M. Devous, and R. Haley,  
Examining registration of functional to anatomical magnetic resonance images in
studying brain function structure relationship,
Abstract Book of the Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting, Madison, July 2005.

[153] N. Kim, N. Kehtarnavaz, M. Torlak, and S. McCaslin,
LabVIEW-based Software-defined Radio: 4-QAM Modem,  Proceedings of 9th World
Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics (vol. II), Orlando, July 2005.
Received best paper of the Communication and Network Systems session.

[152] S. Adhyapak, N. Kehtarnavaz, N. Kim, and A. Moriat,
Real-time Software implementation of MP3 Player using LabVIEW, Proceedings of 9th World
Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics (vol. V), Orlando, July 2005.

[151] V. Peddigari and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Generating Depth Maps for Digital Still Cameras: User's Guide, 
Manual prepared for Texas Instruments, May 2005.

[150] (Editorial) P. Laplante and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Journal of Imaging Science and Technology
special issue on Real-Time Imaging, vol. 2, p. 1, March 2005.

[149] C. Gope, N. Kehtarnavaz, G. Hillman, and B. Wursig,
An affine invariant curve matching method for photo-identification of marine mammals,
Pattern Recognition Journal, vol. 38, pp. 125-132, Jan 2005.
Listed in Science Direct top 25 articles (Oct-Dec 2004)
Featured in online Nature magazine (Nov 2004)

[148] P. Ainsleigh, S. Greineder, and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Classification of nonstationary narrowband signals using segmented chirp features and hidden
Gauss-Markov models, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 53, pp. 147-157, Jan 2005.

[147] V. Peddigari, N. Kehtarnavaz, S-Y. Lee, G. Cook,
Real-time implementation of zoom tracking on TI DM processor,
Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Real-Time Imaging, San Jose, Jan 2005.

[146] V. Peddigari, M. Gamadia, and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Real-time implementation issues in passive auto-focusing for digital still cameras,
Journal of Imaging Science and Technology, vol. 49, pp. 114-123, March 2005.

[145] N. Kehtarnavaz and N. Kim, 
Digital signal processing system-level design using LabVIEW and TMS320C6000 DSPs,
TI Developer Conference Proceedings, Dallas, Feb 2005.

[144] C. Gope, N. Kehtarnavaz, and G. Hillman,
Zernike moment invariants based photo-identification using Fisher discriminant model,
Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Engineering in Medicine and Biology, San Francisco, Sept 2004.

[143] N. Kehtarnavaz, N. Kim, and I. Panahi,
Digital signal processing system design: using LabVIEW and TMS320C6000,
Proceedings of IEEE 3rd Signal Processing Workshop, New Mexico, Aug 2004.

[142] N. Kehtarnavaz, C. Chandan, G. Hillman, and B. Wursig,
Photo-identification of marine mammals using curve and patch matching techniques,
Proceedings of World Automation Congress, Spain, June 2004.

[141] A. Garcia-Uribe, N. Kehtarnavaz, G. Marquez, V. Prieto, M. Duvic, and L. Wang,
Skin cancer detection by spectroscopic oblique-incidence reflectometry:
classification and physiological origins,
Journal of Applied Optics, vol. 43, pp. 2643-2650, May 2004.

[140] M. Gamadia, V. Peddigari, and N. Kehtarnavaz,
RSA Algorithm Abstraction: Automatic Focus Developer's Guide,
Manual prepared for Texas Instruments, May 2004.

[139] V. Peddigari, M. Gamadia, and N. Kehtarnavaz,
RSA Algorithm Abstraction: Automatic Focus User's Guide,
Manual prepared for Texas Instruments, May 2004.

[138] M. Gamadia, V. Peddigari, N. Kehtarnavaz, S-Y. Lee, G. Cook,
Real-time implementation of auto focus on the TI DSC processor,
Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Real-Time Imaging, San Jose, Jan 2004.

[137] C. Chandan, N. Kehtarnavaz, G. Hillman, B. Wursig,
An affine point-set and line invariant algorithm for photo-identification of gray whales,
Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Image Processing: Algorithms and Systems, San Jose, Jan 2004.

[136] N. Kehtarnavaz and N. Kim,
TMS320C6000 DSP-Based Real-Time DSP Courses: Migration from EVM to DSK,
TI Developer Conference Proceedings, Houston, Feb 2004.

[135] N. Kim, N. Kehtarnavaz, M. Yeary, and S. Thornton,
DSP based neural network hierarchical modulation signal classification,
IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol. 14, pp. 1065-1071, Sept. 2003.

[134] N. Kehtarnavaz, H-J. Oh, and Y. Yoo,
Color filter array interpolation using color correlation and directional derivatives,
SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging, vol. 12, pp. 621-632, Oct. 2003.

[133] N. Kehtarnavaz and H-J. Oh,
Development and real-time implementation of a rule-based auto-focus algorithm,
Journal of Real-Time Imaging, vol. 9, pp. 197-203, June 2003.

[132] G. Hillman, B. Wursig, G. Gailey, N. Kehtarnavaz, et al.,
Computer-assisted photo-identification of individual marine vertebrates: a multi-species system,
Journal of Aquatic Mammals, vol. 29, pp. 117-123, 2003.

[131] N. Kehtarnavaz, V. Peddigari, C. Chandan, W. Syed, G. Hillman, B. Wursig,
Photo-identification of humpback and gray whales using affine moment invariants,
Proceedings of 13th Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis, Sweden, July 2003.

[130] K. Gunnam, D. Hughes, J. Junkins, and N. Kehtarnavaz,
A vision based DSP embedded navigation sensor,
IEEE Sensors Journal, vol.2, pp. 428-442, Oct 2002.

[129] P. Ainsleigh, N. Kehtarnavaz, and R. Streit,
Hidden Gauss Markov models for signal classification,
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.50, pp. 1355-1367, June 2002.

[128] S. Baeg and N. Kehtarnavaz,
Classification of breast mass abnormalities using denseness and architectural distortion,
Electronic Letters on Computer Vision and Image Analysis, vol.1, pp.1-20,
http://www.cvc.uab.es/elcvia, Aug 2002.

[127] K. Gunnam, D. Hughes, J. Junkins, and N. Kehtarnavaz,
A DSP embedded optical navigation system,
Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, China, Aug 2002.

[126] N. Kehtarnavaz, H-J Oh, and Y. Yoo,
Development and real-time implementation of auto white balancing scoring algorithm,
Journal of Real-Time Imaging, vol.8, pp. 379-386, Oct. 2002.

[125] B. Araabi, N. Kehtarnavaz, and C. Lucas,
Restrictions imposed by fuzzy extension of relations and set functions,
Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, vol.11, pp.9-22, Oct 2002.

[124] G. Hillman, B. Wursig, G. Gailey, N. Kehtarnavaz, et al.,
Finscan: a computer system for photographic identification of marine mammals,
Proceedings of the 24th EMBS International Conference, Houston, Oct. 2002.

[123] A. Garcia-Uribe, N. Kehtarnavaz, L. Wang, et al.,
Skin cancer detection using spectroscopic oblique-incidence reflectometry,
Proceedings of the 24th EMBS International Conference, Houston, Oct. 2002.

[122] N. Kehtarnavaz, A. Garcia-Uribe, L. Wang,
Classification of skin abnormality images obtained by oblique-incidence diffuse reflectance spectroscopy,
Proceedings of International Conference on Mathematics and Engineering Techniques
in Medicine and Biological Sciences, Las Vegas, June 2002.

[121] B. Araabi, N. Kehtarnavaz, G. Hillman,
Evaluation of algebraic projective invariants of point sets for identification of 3D objects,
Proceedings of International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems, and Technology, Las Vegas, June 2002.

[120] N. Kim, N. Kehtarnavaz, S. Brown, and T. McKinney,
Hierarchical classification of modulation signals,
Proceedings of World Automation Congress, Orlando, June 2002.

[119] M. Mehrubeoglu, N. Kehtarnavaz, G. Marquez, and L. Wang,
Skin lesion classification using reflectance spectroscopic imaging with oblique incidence,
Journal of Applied Optics, vol.41, pp. 182-192, Jan 2002.

[118] N. Kehtarnavaz, H-J Oh, I. Shidate, Y. Yoo, R. Talluri,
A new approach to auto white balancing and auto exposure for digital still cameras,
Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Sensors, Cameras, and Systems, San Jose, Jan 2002.

[117] H-J Oh, N. Kehtarnavaz, Y.Yoo, S. Reis, and R. Talluri,
Real-time implementation of auto white balancing and auto exposure on the TI DSC platform,
Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Real-Time Imaging, San Jose, Jan 2002.

[116] B. Araabi, N. Kehtarnavaz, M. Yeary, G. Hillman, B. Wursig,
Locating an affine/projective invariant identifier patch on an image,
Proceedings of the IEEE Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation, Santa Fe, April 2002.

[115] publications prior to joining UTD in 2002


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