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Journal Articles

M. G. Amin, D. Borio, Y. D. Zhang, and L. Galleani, “Time-frequency analysis for GNSS: From interference mitigation to system monitoring,” IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (in press).

C. Zhou, Y. Gu, Y. D. Zhang, Z. Shi, T. Jin, and X. Wu, “Compressive sensing based coprime array direction-of-arrival estimation,” IET Communications (in press).

B. Wang, Y. D. Zhang, and W. Wang, “Robust DOA estimation in the presence of miscalibrated sensors,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 24, no. 7, pp. 1073-1077, July 2017.

F. Xi, S. Chen, Y. D. Zhang, and Z. Liu, “Gridless quadrature compressive sampling with interpolated array technique,” Signal Processing, vol. 133, pp. 1-12, April 2017.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and F. Gini, “Frequency diverse coprime arrays with coprime frequency offsets for multi-target localization,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Advances in Time/Frequency Modulated Array Signal Processing, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 321-335, March 2017.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Structure-aware sparse reconstruction and applications to passive multi-static radar,” IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 68-78, Feb. 2017.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “DOA estimation of mixed coherent and uncorrelated targets exploiting coprime MIMO radar,” Digital Signal Processing, special issue on Coprime Array and Sampling, vol. 61, pp. 26-34, Feb. 2017.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and A. Zoubir, “Generalized coprime sampling of Toeplitz matrix for spectrum estimation,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 81-94, Jan. 2017.

Q. Shen, W. Liu, W. Cui, S. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Focused compressive sensing for underdetermined wideband DOA estimation exploiting high-order difference co-arrays,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 86-90, Jan. 2017.

Q. Shen, W. Cui, W. Liu, S. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Underdetermined wideband DOA estimation of off-grid sources employing the difference co-array concept,” Signal Processing, vol. 130, pp. 299-304, Jan. 2017.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “DOA estimation exploiting a uniform linear array with multiple co-prime frequencies,” Signal Processing, vol. 130, pp. 37-46, Jan. 2017.

K. Yu, R. E. Hudson, Y. D. Zhang, K. Yao, C. Taylor, and Z. Wang, “Low-complexity 2D direction-of-arrival estimation for acoustic sensor arrays,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 23, no. 12, pp. 1791-1795, Dec. 2016.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Signaling strategies for dual-function radar-communications: An overview,” IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, vol. 31, no. 10, pp. 36-45, Oct. 2016.

K. Yu, Y. D. Zhang, M. Bao, Y-H. Hu, and Z. Wang, “DOA estimation from one-bit compressed array data via joint parse representation,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 1279-1283, Sept. 2016.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Group sparsity based multi-target tracking in multi-static passive radar systems using Doppler-only measurements,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 14, pp. 3619-3634, July 2016.

M. G. Amin, X. Wang, Y. D. Zhang, F. Ahmad, and E. Aboutanios, “Sparse array and sampling for interference mitigation and DOA estimation in GNSS,” Proceedings of IEEE, special issue on Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Authentication in Satellite-based Navigation Systems, vol. 104, no. 6, pp. 1302-1317, June 2016.

Y. Ma, T. Shan, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, R. Tao, and Y. Feng, “A novel two-dimensional sparse-weight NLMS filtering scheme for passive bistatic radar,” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 676-680, May 2016.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Dual-function radar-communications: Information embedding using sidelobe control and waveform diversity,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 2168-2181, April 2016.

R. Zhang, G. Li, H. Zhang, and Y. D. Zhang, “Micro-Doppler interference removal via histogram analysis in time-frequency domain,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics Systems, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 755-768, April 2016.

M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, F. Ahmad, and K. C. Ho, “Radar signal processing for elderly fall detection; The future for in-home monitoring,” IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, special issue on Signal Processing for Assisted Living, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 71-80, March 2016.

Y. Tang, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and W. Sheng, “Design of wideband MIMO radar waveforms with low peak-to-average ratio,” IET Radar, Sonar, and Navigation, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 325-332, Feb. 2016.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Space-time adaptive processing and motion parameter estimation in multistatic passive radar using sparse Bayesian learning,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 944-957, Feb. 2016.

T. Shan, S. Liu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and R. Tao, “Efficient architecture and hardware implementation of coherent integration processor for DVB-based passive bistatic radar,” IET Radar, Sonar, and Navigation, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 97-106, Jan. 2016.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “High-resolution passive SAR imaging exploiting structured Bayesian compressive sensing,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, special issue on Advanced Signal Processing Techniques for Radar Applications, vol. 9, no. 8, pp. 1484-1497, Dec. 2015.

M. G. Amin, F. Ahmad, Y. D. Zhang, B. Boashash, “Human gait recognition with cane assistive device using quadratic time-frequency distributions,” IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation, special issue on micro-Doppler, vol. 9, no. 9, pp. 1224-1230, Dec. 2015.

M. G. Amin, B. Jakonovic, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “A sparsity-perspective to quadratic time-frequency distributions,” Digital Signal Processing, vol. 40, no. 2015, pp. 175-190, 2015.

Q. Shen, W. Liu, W. Cui, S. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Low-complexity wideband direction-of-arrival estimation based on co-prime arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 1445-1456, Sept. 2015.

Z. Yang, M. Xing, Y. D. Zhang, G. Sun, and Z. Bao, “Factorised polar-format back-projection algorithm,” IET Radar, Sonar, and Navigation, vol. 9, no. 7, pp. 875-880, Aug. 2015.

C. Liu, F. Xi, S. Chen, Y. D. Zhang, and Z. Liu, “Pulse-Doppler signal processing with quadrature compressive sampling,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 1217-1230, April 2015.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, F. Ahmad, and M. G. Amin, “Compressive sensing based high-resolution polarimetric through-the-wall radar imaging exploiting target characteristics,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 14, pp.  1043-1047, 2015.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Multi-task Bayesian compressive sensing exploiting intra-task correlation,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 430-434, April 2015.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, Q. Wu, and M. G. Amin, “Structure-aware Bayesian compressive sensing for near-field source localization based on sensor-angle distributions,” International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol. 2015,  Article ID 783467, 15 pages, March 2015.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Generalized coprime array configurations for direction-of-arrival estimation,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 1377-1390, March 2015.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, W. Tao, and M. G. Amin, “Radar-based fall detection based on Doppler time-frequency signatures for assisted living,” IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, special issue on Application of Radar to Remote Patient Monitoring and Eldercare, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 164-172, Feb. 2015.

B. Jokanovic, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Multi-window time-frequency signature reconstruction from undersampled continuous wave radar measurements for fall detection,” IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, special issue on Application of Radar to Remote Patient Monitoring and Eldercare, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 173-183, Feb. 2015.

X. Li, G. Sun, Y. D. Zhang, M. Xing, Y. Liang, and Z. Bao, “Spectrum compression space-time adaptive processing for TOPS SAR system,” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 434-438, Feb. 2015.

S. Liu, T. Shan, R. Tao, Y. D. Zhang, G. Zhang, F. Zhang, and Y. Wang, “Sparse discrete fractional Fourier transform and its applications,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 24, pp. 6582-6595, Dec. 2014.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Motion parameters estimation of multiple ground moving targets in multi-static passive radar systems,” EURASIP Journal on Advanced Signal Processing, special issue on Sparse Sensing in Radar and Sonar Signal Processing, vol. 2014,  2014:157. Oct, 2014.

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Target localization in a multi-static passive radar system through convex optimization,” Signal Processing, vol. 102, pp. 207-215, Sept. 2014.

X. Mao, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Low-complexity sparse reconstruction for high-resolution multi-static passive SAR imaging,” EURASIP Journal on Advanced Signal Processing, special issue on Sparse Sensing in Radar and Sonar Signal Processing, vol. 2014, no. 104, doi:10.1186/1687-6180-2014-104, July 2014.

M. Xing, Y. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, G. Sun, and Z. Bao, “Azimuth resampling processing for highly squinted synthetic aperture radar imaging with several modes,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience Remote Sensing, vol. 53, no. 7, pp. 4339-4352, July 2014.

S. Ghofrani, M. G. Amin, and Y. D. Zhang, “High-resolution direction finding of non-stationary signals using matching pursuit,” Signal Processing, special issue on Advances in Sensor Array Processing in Memory of Alex B. Gershman, vol. 93 (2013), p. 3466-3478,  Dec. 2013.

B. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Local CSI based full diversity achieving relay selection for amplify-and-forward cooperative systems,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, no. 21, pp. 5165-5180, Nov. 2013.

A. Belouchrani, M. G. Amin, N. Thirion-Moreau, and Y. D. Zhang, “Source separation and localization using time-frequency distributions,” IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, special issue on Time-Frequency Analysis and Applications, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 97-107, Nov. 2013.

B. Chalise, W.-K. Ma, Y. D. Zhang, H. Suraweera, and M. G. Amin, “Optimum performance boundaries of OSTBC based AF-MIMO relay system with energy harvesting receiver,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, no. 17, pp. 4199-4213, Sept. 2013.

Y. D. Zhang, J. J. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Instantaneous altitude estimation of maneuvering targets in over-the-horizon radar exploiting multipath Doppler signatures,” EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, special issue on Emerging Radar Techniques, vol. 2013, no. 2013:100, May 2013 .

Y. D. Zhang and M. G. Amin, “Anti-jamming GPS receiver with reduced phase distortions,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 19, no. 10, pp. 635-638, Oct. 2012.

J. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and M. Uysal, “Multiple-relay selection in amplify-and-forward cooperative wireless networks with multiple-source nodes,” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2012, no. 2012:256, doi:10.1186/1687-1499-2012-256, Aug. 2012.

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Precoder design for OSTBC based AF MIMO relay system with channel uncertainty,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 19, no. 8, pp. 515-518, Aug. 2012.

R. Demirli, M. G. Amin, X. Shen, and Y. D. Zhang, “Ultrasonic flaw detection and imaging through reverberant layer via subspace analysis and projection,” Advances in Acoustics and Vibration, special issue on Advances in Acoustic Sensing, Imaging and Signal Processing, vol. 2012, doi:10.1155/2012/957379, June 2012.

Y. D. Zhang, X. Shen, R. Demirli and M. G. Amin, “Ultrasonic flaw imaging via multipath exploitation,” Advances in Acoustics and Vibration, special issue on Advances in Acoustic Sensing, Imaging and Signal Processing, vol. 2012, doi:10.1155/2012/874081, April 2012.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Joint DOD/DOA estimation in MIMO radar exploiting time-frequency representations,” EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Special issue on Advanced in Time-Frequency and Array Processing of Nonstationary Signals, vol. 2012, no. 1, 2012:102.

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Local CSI based selection beamforming for AF MIMO relay system with direct link,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 622- 625, May 2012.

B. K. Chalise, L. Vandendorpe, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Local CSI based selection beamforming for amplify-and-forward MIMO relay networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 2433-2446, May 2012.

X. Li, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Joint optimization of source power allocation and relay beamforming in multiuser cooperative wireless networks,” Mobile Networks and Applications, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 562-575, 2011.

Y. Zhang, B. Mobasseri, B. M. Dogahe, and M. G. Amin, “Image-adaptive watermarking using 2-D chirps,” Signal Image and Video Processing, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 105-121, March 2010.

Book Chapters

M. G. Amin and Y. D. Zhang, “Spatial time-frequency distributions and their applications,” in B. Boashash (ed.), Time-Frequency Signal Analysis and Processing, 2nd Edition. Academic Press, 2015.

L. Stankovic, S. Stankovic, I. Orovic, and Y. D. Zhang, “Time-frequency analysis of micro-Doppler signals based on compressive sensing,” in M. Amin (ed.), Compressive Sensing for Urban Radars, CRC Press, 2014.

M. G. Amin and Y. D. Zhang, “DOA estimation of nonstationary signals,” in S. Theodoridis and R. Chellappa (eds.), Academic Press’ Library in Signal Processing, Academic Press, 2013.

Y. D. Zhang and A. Hunt, “Image and localization of behind-the-wall targets using linear and distributed apertures,” in M. G. Amin (Ed.), Through the Wall Radar Imaging, CRC Press, 2010.

Y. Zhang, X. Li, and M. G. Amin, “Principles and techniques of RFID positioning,” in M. Bolic, D. Simplot-Ryl, and I. Stojmenovic (eds.), RFID Systems, Research Trends and Challenges, John Wiley, 2010.

Symposium & Conference Presentations

Y. D. Zhang, “Resilient quadratic time-frequency distribution for FM signals with gapped missing data,” IEEE Radar Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017.

A. Ahmed, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Himed, “Effective nested array design for fourth-order cumulant-based DOA estimation,” IEEE Radar Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017. (Student Paper Competition Award – Third Place)

B. Wang, S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Robust DOA estimation in the presence of mis-calibrated sensors,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, New Orleans, LA, March 2017.

Y. Gu, Y. D. Zhang, and N. A. Goodman, “Optimized compressive sensing-based direction-of-arrival estimation in massive array,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, New Orleans, LA, March 2017.

B. Wang, Y. D. Zhang, and W. Wang, “Nonstationary jammer suppression based on parametric sparse reconstruction,” Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2016.

B. Erol, M. G. Amin, B. Boashash, F. Ahmad, and Y. D. Zhang, “Wideband radar based fall motion detection for a generic elderly,” Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2016.

L. Zhang, F. Yang, Y. D. Zhang, and Y. J. Zhu, “Road crack detection with deep convolution neural network,” IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Phoenix, AZ, Sept. 2016.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Himed, “A dual-function MIMO radar-communications system using PSK modulation,” European Signal Processing Conference, Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 2016.

Z. Zhou, J. Zhang, and Y. D. Zhang, “Ultra-wideband radar and vision based human motion classification for assisted living,” IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2016.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Two-dimensional DOA estimation using parallel coprime subarrays,” IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2016.

S. Liu, Y. D. Zhang, and T. Shan, “Sparsity-based frequency-hopping spectrum estimation with missing samples,” IEEE Radar Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 2016.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Cramer-Rao type bounds for sparsity-aware multi-target tracking in multi-static passive radar,” IEEE Radar Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 2016.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Multi-target localization using frequency diverse coprime arrays with coprime frequency offsets,” IEEE Radar Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 2016.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, F. Ahmad, and B. Himed, “Non-coherent PSK-based dual-function radar- communications,” IEEE Radar Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 2016.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Wang, “Mitigation of sparsely sampled nonstationary jammers for multi-antenna GNSS receivers,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Shanghai, China, March 2016.

S. Liu, Z. Zeng, Y. D. Zhang, T. Fan, T. Shan, and R. Tao, “Human fall detection using fractional Fourier transform,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Shanghai, China, March 2016.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and A. Zoubir, “Generalized coprime sampling of Toeplitz matrices,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Shanghai, China, March 2016.

S. Zhang, F. Xi, S. Chen, Y. D. Zhang, and Z. Liu. “A segment-sliding reconstruction scheme for pulsed radar echos with sub-Nyquist sampling,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Shanghai, China, March 2016.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Sparse reconstruction of multi-component Doppler signature exploiting target dynamics,” IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing, Cancun, Mexico, Dec. 2015.

K. Zhang, Q. He, Z. He, and Y. D. Zhang, “Distributed LOUD detection for true and false warheads recognition,” International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing, Singapore, Dec. 2015.

M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Wang, “FM jammer suppression in GPS receivers exploiting sparsity and chirp signal approximations,” ION GNSS+, Tampa, FL, Sept. 2015.

Y. D. Zhang, B. Wang, and M. G. Amin, “Multi-sensor excision of sparsely sampled nonstationary jammers for GPS receivers,” ION GNSS+, Tampa, FL, Sept. 2015.

Q. Shen, W. Liu, W. Cui, S. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Wideband DOA estimation for uniform linear arrays based on the co-Array concept,” European Signal Processing Conference, Nice, France, Aug.-Sept. 2015.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Dual-function radar-communications using phase-rotational invariance,” European Signal Processing Conference, Nice, France, Aug.-Sept. 2015.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and F. Ahmad, “Autofocus Bayesian compressive sensing for multipath exploitation in urban sensing,” International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Singapore, July 2015.

L. Guo, Y. D. Zhang, Q. Wu, and M. G. Amin, “DOA estimation of sparsely sampled nonstationary signals,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Chengdu, China, July 2015.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Sparsity-based multi-target localization exploiting multi-frequency coprime array,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Chengdu, China, July 2015.

Y. Tang, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and W. Sheng, “Design of wideband MIMO radar waveforms with low peak-to-average ratio,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Chengdu, China, July 2015.

K. Zhang, Q. He, Z. He, and Y. D. Zhang, “Consensus-based LOUD detection for true and false warhead recognition,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Chengdu, China, July 2015.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Space-time adaptive processing in bistatic passive radar exploiting group sparsity,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015.

Y. D. Zhang, L. Guo, Q. Wu, and M. G. Amin, “Multi-sensor kernel design for time-frequency analysis of sparsely sampled nonstationary signals,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Group sparsity based multi-target tracking in multi-static passive radar systems using Doppler-only measurements,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015.  (2nd Place of Best Student Paper Award)

Y. D. Zhang, S. Qin, and M. G. Amin, “Near-field source localization based on sparse reconstruction of sensor-angle distributions,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “A dual function radar-communication system using sidelobe control and waveform diversity,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “High-resolution single-snapshot DOA estimation in MIMO radar with colocated antennas,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015.

S. Liu, T. Shan, Y. D. Zhang, R. Tao, and Y. Feng, “A fast algorithm for multi-component LFM signal analysis exploiting segmented DPT and SDFrFT,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015.

Y. D. Zhang and B. Wang, “Group sparsity based estimation of harmonic speech signals,” SPIE Compressive Sensing Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

E. Pauls and Y. D. Zhang, “Experimental studies of high-accuracy RFID localization with channel impairments,” SPIE Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing, Security, and Applications, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “High-resolution frequency estimation using generalized coprime sampling,” SPIE Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing, Security, and Applications Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Capon-based single snapshot DOA estimation in monostatic MIMO radar,” SPIE Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing, Security, and Applications Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Parsimonious sidelobe control for transmit beamforming in MIMO radar with multidimensional arrays,” SPIE Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing, Security, and Applications Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

M. G. Amin, F. Ahmad, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Boashash, “Micro-Doppler characteristics of elderly gait patterns with walking aids,” SPIE Radar Sensor Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Boashash, “Fall detection and classification using high-resolution time-frequency distributions,” SPIE Radar Sensor Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Structured Bayesian compressive sensing exploiting spatial location dependence,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Brisbane, Australia, April 2015.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, Q. Wu, and M. G. Amin, “DOA estimation of nonparametric spreading spatial spectrum based on Bayesian compressive sensing exploiting intra-task dependency,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Brisbane, Australia, April 2015.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and F. Ahmad, “Robust multipath exploitation radar imaging in urban sensing based on Bayesian compressive sensing,” Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2014. (invited)

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, A. Golato, F. Ahmad, and S. Santhanam, “Structural health monitoring exploiting MIMO ultrasonic sensing and group sparse Bayesian learning,”  Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2014. (invited)

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “DOA estimation of mixed coherent and uncorrelated signals exploiting a nested MIMO system,” IEEE Benjamin Franklin Symposium on Microwave and Antenna Sub-systems, Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 2014. (First Prize of Student Paper Competition)

M. G. Amin and Y. D. Zhang, “Nonstationary jammer excision for GPS receivers using sparse reconstruction techniques,” ION GNSS+, Tampa, FL, Sept. 2014. (Best Presentation Award)

B. Jokanovic, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Time-frequency kernel design for sparse joint-variable signal representations,” European Signal Processing Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2014.

G. Li, P. K. Varshney, and Y. D. Zhang, “Multistatic radar imaging via decentralized and collaborative subspace pursuit,” International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Hong Kong, China. Aug. 2014.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, Q. Wu, and M. G. Amin, “Large-scale sparse reconstruction through partitioned compressive sensing,” International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Hong Kong, China, Aug. 2014.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Continuous structure based Bayesian compressive sensing for sparse reconstruction of time-frequency distributions,” International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Hong Kong, China, Aug. 2014.

L. Ramirez Rivera, E. Ulmer, Y. D. Zhang, W. Tao, and M. G. Amin, “Radar-based fall detection exploiting time-frequency features,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Xi’an, China, July 2014.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and F. Ahmad, “Through-the-wall radar imaging based on modified Bayesian compressive sensing,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Xi’an, China, July 2014.

Q. Shen, W. Liu, W. Cui, S. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Group sparsity based wideband DOA estimation for co-prime arrays,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Xi’an, China, July 2014.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Generalized coprime array configurations,” IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, A Coruna, Spain, June 2014.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Complex multitask Bayesian compressive sensing,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Florence, Italy, May 2014.

M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Jokanovic, “Time-frequency signature reconstruction from random observations using multiple measurement vectors,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Florence, Italy, May 2014.

Y. D. Zhang, S. Qin, and M. G. Amin, “DOA estimation exploiting coprime arrays with sparse sensor spacing,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Florence, Italy, May 2014.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Motion parameter estimation of multiple targets in multistatic radar through sparse signal recovery,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Florence, Italy, May 2014.

Y. D. Zhang and B. Himed, “Space-time adaptive processing in bistatic passive radar exploiting complex Bayesian learning,” IEEE Radar Conference, Cincinnati OH, May 2014.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Focusing of tandem bistatic SAR data using range Doppler algorithm,” IEEE Radar Conference, Cincinnati OH, May 2014.

X. Mao, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Two-stage multi-static passive SAR imaging with reduced complexity,” IEEE Radar Conference, Cincinnati OH, May 2014.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “DOA estimation exploiting coprime frequencies,” SPIE Wireless Sensing, Localization, and Processing Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 2014.

A. Gadde, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Fall detection and classifications based on time-scale radar signal characteristics,” SPIE Radar Sensor Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 2014.

B. Jokanovic, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, “Reducing noise in the time-frequency representation using sparsity promoting kernel design,” SPIE Compressive Sensing Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 2014.

B. Jokanovic, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, “Reconstruction of multi-window time-frequency representation based on Hermite functions,” SPIE Compressive Sensing Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 2014.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Multi-static passive SAR imaging based on Bayesian compressive sensing,” SPIE Compressive Sensing Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 2014.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, F. Ahmad, and B. Himed, “DOA estimation using a sparse uniform linear array with two CW signals of co-prime frequencies,” IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing, Saint Martin, Dec. 2013.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Reduced interference time-frequency representations and sparse reconstruction of undersampled data,” European Signal Processing Conference, Marrakech, Morocco, Sept. 2013.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Robust motion parameter estimation in multistatic passive radar,” European Signal Processing Conference, Marrakech, Morocco, Sept. 2013.

M. Wu, X. Dai, Y. D. Zhang, B. Davidson, J. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Fall detection based on sequential modeling of radar signal time-frequency features,” IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics, Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 2013.

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Multi-beam scheduling for unmanned aerial vehicle networks,” IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China, Xi’an, China, Aug. 2013.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Sparsity-based DOA estimation using co-prime arrays,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Vancouver, Canada, May 2013.

Y. D. Zhang, J. J. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Maneuvering target altitude tracking in over-the-horizon radars exploiting multipath Doppler signatures,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Vancouver, Canada, May 2013.

Y. D. Zhang and B. Himed, “Moving target parameter estimation and SFN ghost rejection in multistatic passive radar,” IEEE Radar Conference, Ottawa, Canada, April-May 2013.

X. Mao, D. Zhu, and Y. D. Zhang, “Knowledge-aided two-dimensional autofocus for synthetic aperture radar,” IEEE Radar Conference, Ottawa, Canada, April-May 2013.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Precise RFID localization in impaired environment through sparse signal recovery,” SPIE Wireless Sensing, Localization, and Processing Conference, Baltimore, MD, April-May 2013.

B. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Target localization in a passive radar system through iterative convex optimization,” SPIE Wireless Sensing, Localization, and Processing Conference, Baltimore, MD, April-May 2013.

B. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “A novel partial relay selection method for amplify-and-forward relay systems,” IEEE Global Communication Conference, Anaheim, CA, Dec. 2012.

R. Demirli, M. G. Amin, and Y. D. Zhang, “Ultrasound NDE imaging through reverberant layers via subspace analysis and projection,” IEEE International Ultrasonic Symposium, Dresden, Germany, Oct. 2012.

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang and M. G. Amin, “Simultaneous Transfer of Energy and Information for MIMO-OFDM Relay System,” IEEE International Conference on Communications in China, Aug. 2012.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Direction-of-arrival estimation of nonstationary signals exploiting signal characteristics,” International Conference on Information Science, Signal Processing, and their Applications, Montreal, Canada, July 2012.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Altitude estimation of maneuvering targets in MIMO over-the-horizon radar,” IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Hoboken, NJ, June 2012.

Y. D. Zhang and M. G. Amin, “Compressive sensing in nonstationary array processing using bilinear transforms,” IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Hoboken, NJ, June 2012.

C. Ioana, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, F. Ahmad, G. Frazer, and B. Himed, “Time-frequency characterization of micro-multipath signals in over-the-horizon radar,” IEEE Radar Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 2012.

I. Djurović, S. Djukanović, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Himed, “High-resolution time-frequency representations based on the local polynomial Fourier transform for over-the-horizon radars,” SPIE Radar Sensor Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2012.

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Joint optimization of source beamformer and relay coefficients using MSE criterion,” SPIE Wireless Sensing, Localization, and Processing Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2012.

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Energy harvesting in an OSTBC based amplify-and-forward relay system,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.

Y. Jin, Y. D. Zhang, and B. K. Chalise, “Joint optimization of relay position and power allocation in cooperative broadcast wireless networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.

C. Ioana, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, F. Ahmad, and B. Himed, “Time-frequency analysis of multipath Doppler signatures of maneuvering targets,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.

X. Shen, Y. D. Zhang, R. Demirli, and M. G. Amin, “Ultrasound multipath background clutter mitigation based on subspace analysis and projection,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Successive convex approximation for system performance optimization in a multiuser network with multiple MIMO relays,” IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing, Puerto Rico, Dec. 2011.

Y. D. Zhang and M. G. Amin, “MIMO radar for direction finding with exploitation of time-frequency representations,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2011.

Y. Jin and Y. D. Zhang, “Worst-case optimization of relay position in cooperative broadcast wireless networks,” SPIE Wireless Sensing, Localization, and Processing VI, Orlando, FL, April 2011.

X. Shen, Y. D. Zhang, R. Demirli, and M. G. Amin, “Ultrasonic imaging of material flaws exploiting multipath information,” SPIE Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion: Architectures, Algorithms, and Applications, Orlando, FL, April 2011.

R. Demerli, X. Rivenq, Y. D. Zhang, C. Ioana, and M. G. Amin, “MIMO imaging for ultrasonic nondestructive testing,” SPIE Conference on Nondestructive Characterization for Composite Materials, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, and Homeland Security V, San Diego, CA, March 2011.

X. Li and Y. D. Zhang, “Multi-source cooperative communications using multiple small relay UAVs,” IEEE Globecom Workshop on Wireless Networking for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Program, Miami, FL, Dec. 2010.

Y. D. Zhang and X. Li, “Multi-Source relay networks exploiting cooperative network coding,” International Conference on Communications and Networking in China, Beijing, China, Aug. 2010.

Y. D. Zhang, X. Li, and M. G. Amin, “Multi-rate channel design in wireless networks exploiting multi-channel beamforming techniques,” International Conference on Communications and Networking in China, Beijing, China, Aug. 2010.

Y. D. Zhang and X. Li, “Outage performance analysis of multi-source cooperative networks exploiting network coding,” International Waveform Diversity and Design Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada, Aug. 2010.

Y. D. Zhang, X. Li, and M. G. Amin, “Target localization in multipath environment through the exploitation of multi-frequency array,” International Waveform Diversity and Design Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada, Aug. 2010.

X. Li, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Real-time tracking of bullet trajectory based on chirp transform in a multi-sensor multi-frequency radar,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Washington D.C., May 2010.

C. Ioana, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Characterization of Doppler effects in the context of over-the-horizon radar,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Washington D.C., May 2010.

J. Liu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Target localization in moving radar platform exploiting range and Doppler information through semidefinite relaxation,” SPIE Wireless Sensing, Localization, and Processing Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2010.

Y. Jin and Y. D. Zhang, “Joint source and relay power optimization in multiuser cooperative wireless networks,” International Symposium on Communications, Control and Signal Processing, Limassol, Cyprus, March 2010.