Publications

Books

S. Zhang, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, M.K. Banavar, Distributed Network Structure Estimation Using Consensus Methods, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, ISBN: 1681732912, 9781681732916, 2018. Available at: https://www.morganclaypool.com/doi/abs/10.2200/S00829ED1V01Y201802COM013

X. Zhang, C. Tepedelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, Node Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, ISBN: 1627058931, 9781627058933, 2016. Available at: https://www.morganclaypool.com/doi/abs/10.2200/S00742ED1V01Y201611COM012

N. Kovvali, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, An Introduction to Kalman Filtering with MATLAB Examples, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, ISBN: 9781627051392, 9781627051408, 2013. Available at: https://www.morganclaypool.com/doi/abs/10.2200/S00534ED1V01Y201309SPR012

H. Braun, S.T. Buddha, V. Krishnan, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, T. Takehara, T. Yeider, M. Banavar, S. Takada, Signal Processing for Solar Array Monitoring, Fault Detection, and Optimization, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, ISBN: 9781608459483, 9781608459490, 2012. Available at: https://www.morganclaypool.com/doi/abs/10.2200/S00425ED1V01Y201206PEL004

A.B. Narasimhamurthy, M.K. Banavar, C. Tepedelenlioglu, OFDM Systems for Wireless Communications, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, ISBN: 9781598297010, 9781598297027, 2010. Available at: https://www.morganclaypool.com/doi/abs/10.2200/S00255ED1V01Y201002ASE005

J. Foutz, A. Spanias, M.K. Banavar, Narrowband Direction of Arrival Estimation for Antenna Arrays, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, ISBN: 9781598296501, 9781598296518, 2008. Available at: https://www.morganclaypool.com/doi/abs/10.2200/S00118ED1V01Y200805ANT008


Journal Articles

M. K. Banavar, S. Wickramasinghe, M. Achalla and J. Sun, “Ordinal UNLOC: Target Localization with Noisy and Incomplete Distance Measures,” in IEEE Internet of Things Journal. PDF

M.K. Banavar​, S. Rivera, B. Ayotte, K.V. Mack, D. Barry, A. Spanias, C. Sahu, T. Yang, “Teaching Signal Processing Applications using an Android Echolocation App”, vol. 12, no. 1, Jan-March 2021. PDF

B. Ayotte, M. Banavar, D. Hou and S. Schuckers, “Fast Free-Text Authentication via Instance-Based Keystroke Dynamics,” in IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior, and Identity Science, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 377-387, Oct. 2020. PDF

D.M. Barry, H. Kanematsu, N. Ogawa, K. Nakahira, M. Banavar, S. Rivera, “STEM activities for exploring Mars using innovative e-learning,” Procedia Computer Science, vol. 159, pp. 1126-1134, 2019.

X. Zhang, C. Tepedelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, G. Muniraju, “Location Estimation and Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks in the Presence of Fading”, Physical Communications (PHYCOM), vol. 32, pp. 62-74, February, 2019. PDF

J. Sun, T. Yang, K.V. Mack, M.K. Banavar, “UNLOC: Optimal unfolding localization from noisy distance data,” Sampling Theory in Signal and Image Processing, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 183-195, 2018. PDF

G. Muniraju, S. Rao, S. Katoch, A. Spanias, C. Tepedelenlioglu, P. Turaga, M. Banavar and D. Srinivasan, “A Cyber-Physical Photovoltaic Array Monitoring and Control System,” International Journal of Monitoring and Surveillance Technologies Research (IJMSTR), vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 33-56, 2018. PDF

S. Zhang, C. Tepedelenlioğlu, M. K. Banavar and A. Spanias, “Distributed Node Counting in Wireless Sensor Networks in the Presence of Communication Noise,” in IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 1175-1186, Feb. 2017. PDF

S. Zhang, C. Tepedelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar and A. Spanias, “Max Consensus in Sensor Networks: Non-linear Bounded Transmission and Additive Noise,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 16, issue. 24, pp. 9089 – 9098, Dec. 2016. PDF

H. Braun, S.T. Buddha, V. Krishnan, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, M. Banavar, D. Srinivasan, “Topology reconfiguration for optimization of photovoltaic array output”, Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks, vol. 6, pp. 58-69, June 2016. PDF

R. Santucci, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, and C. Tepedelenlioglu, “Nonlinear amplify and forward distributed estimation over non-identical channels,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technologies, vol. 64, no. 11, pp. 5390-5395, November 2015. PDF

S. Dasarathan, C. Tepedelenlioglu, M. Banavar, A. Spanias“Robust Consensus in the Presence of Impulsive Channel Noise,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 8, April 2015. PDF

M.K. Banavar, J.J. Zhang, B. Chakraborty, H. Kwon, Y. Li, H. Jiang, A. Spanias, C. Tepedelenlioglu, C. Chakrabarti, A. Papandreou-Suppappola, “An Overview of Recent Advances on Distributed and Agile Sensing Algorithms and Implementation,” Digital Signal Processing, vol. 39, pp. 1-14, January 2015. PDF

S. Mehta, A. Spanias, J.J. Thiagarajan, M.K. Banavar, K.N. Ramamurthy, R. Santucci, C. Pattichis, P. Spanias, H. Krishnamoorthi, “An Integrated Graphical Environment for Web-based Learning,” Computers in Education Journal, vol. 5, no. 1, January-March 2014. PDF

R. Santucci, M. K. Banavar, A. Spanias, and C. Tepedelenlioglu, “Energy-efficient distributed estimation by utilizing a nonlinear amplifier,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – I, vol. 61, no. 1, pp. 302-311, January 2014. PDF

S. Dasarathan, C. Tepedelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, “Non-Linear Distributed Average Consensus using Bounded Transmissions,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, no. 23, pp. 6000-6009, December 2013. PDF

M.K. Banavar, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, “Distributed SNR Estimation with Power Constrained Signaling over Gaussian Multiple-Access Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 6, pp. 3289-3294, June 2012. PDF

M.K. Banavar, A.D. Smith, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, “On the Effectiveness of Multiple Antennas in Distributed Detection over Fading MACs,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 1744-1752, May 2012. PDF

C. Tepedelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, “On the Asymptotic Efficiency of Distributed Estimation Systems with Constant Modulus Signals over Multiple-Access Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, no. 10, pp. 7125-7130, October 2011. PDF

M.K. Banavar, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, “Estimation over fading channels with limited feedback using distributed sensing,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 414-425, January 2010. PDF

A. Spanias, C. Huang, A. Natarajan, R. Ferzli, H. Kwon, V. Atti, V. Berisha, L. Iasemidis, H. Krishnamoorthi, P. Spanias, S. Misra, M. Banavar, K. Tsakalis, S. Haag, “Interfacing Java-DSP With a TI-DSK for Use in a Signal Processing Class”, Computers in Education Journal, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 27-35, July – September 2007.


Conference Papers

B. Ayotte, J. Huang, M.K. Banavar, D. Hou, S. Schuckers, “Fast Continuous User Authentication using Distance Metric Fusion of Free-text Keystroke Data,” CVPR 2019, June 2019.

G. Muniraju, C. Tepedelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar, S. Zhang, A. Spanias, “Max Consensus in the Presence of Additive Noise,” 52nd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, November 2018.

A. Dixit, U.S. Shantamallu, A. Spanias, V. Berisha, M.K. Banavar, “Online Machine Learning Experiments in HTML5”, IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), San Jose, CA, October 2018.

M.K. Banavar, S. Rivera, D. Barry, “Mobile apps for Incorporating Science and Engineering Practices in K-12 STEM Labs,” IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), San Jose, CA, October 2018.

S. Katoch, G. Muniraju, S. Rao, A. Spanias, P. Turaga, C. Tepedelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar, D. Srinivasan, “Shading Prediction, Fault Detection, and Consensus Estimation for Solar Array Control”, in Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS), Saint-Petersburg, May 2018.

S. Rao, S. Katoch, P. Turaga, A. Spanias, C. Tepedelenlioglu, R. Ayyanar, H.Braun, J. Lee, U. Shanthamallu, M. Banavar, D. Srinivasan, “A Cyber-Physical System Approach for Photovoltaic Array Monitoring and Control,” 8th International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems & Applications (IISA), 2017.

B. Robistow, R. Newman, T.H. DePue, M.K. Banavar, D. Barry, P. Curtis, A. Spanias, “Reflections: An eModule for echolocation education,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), New Orleans, LA, pp. 1562-1566, 2017.

M.K. Banavar, H. Gan, B. Robistow and A. Spanias, “Signal processing and machine learning concepts using the reflections echolocation app,” IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), Indianapolis, IN, USA, pp. 1-5, 2017.

A. Dixit, S. Katoch, P. Spanias, M. Banavar, H. Song and A. Spanias, “Development of signal processing online labs using HTML5 and mobile platforms,” IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), Indianapolis, IN, USA, pp. 1-5, 2017.

K. Mack and M. K. Banavar, “Teaching ranging and localization using Bluetooth on Android devices,” IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), Indianapolis, IN, USA, pp. 1-5, 2017.

G. Muniraju, S. Zhang, C. Tepedelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, C. Vargas-Rosales, R. Villalpando-Hernandez, “Location Based Distributed Spectral Clustering for Wireless Sensor Networks,” Sensor Signal Processing for Defence Conference (SSPD), London, United Kingdom, pp. 1-5, 2017.

T.H. DePue, B. Robistow, R. Newman, K. Mack, M.K. Banavar, T. Yang, D. Barry, P. Curtis, A. Spanias, “An Android App for Spatial Acoustic Analysis as a Learning Tool,” IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 2016.

Z.I. Rauen, N.S. Rolfe, B. Kantarci, M. Banavar and W. Freitag, “A tool for simulation and visualization of distributed estimation in wireless sensor networks,” 2016 IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference (ISEC), Princeton, NJ, 2016, pp. 34-36.

S. Zhang, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias and M.K. Banavar, “Node counting in wireless sensor networks,” 2015 49th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, 2015, pp. 360-364.

D.W. Illig, L.K. Rumbaugh, M.K. Banavar, E.M. Bollt, and W.D. Jemison, “Backscatter suppression via blind signal separation for a 532 nm underwater chaotic lidar rangefinder,” in Proceedings of Oceans’15 MTS/IEEE, Washington, DC, October 2015.

L.K. Rumbaugh, D.W. Illig, M.K. Banavar, B. Cochenour, and W.D. Jemison, “A wideband chaotic transmitter for underwater lidar using a diode laser and a fiber processor,” in Proceedings of Oceans’15 MTS/IEEE, Washington, DC, October 2015.

A. Spanias, P. Curtis, P. Spanias, M.K. Banavar, “A new signal processing course for digital culture,” in 2015 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), pp. 1 – 4, 21-24 Oct. 2015.

H. Braun, S. Peshin, A. Spanias, C. Tepedelenlioglu, M. Banavar, G. Kalyanasundaram, D. Srinivasan, “Irradiance estimation for a smart PV array,” in 2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), pp. 1095 – 1099, 20-24 Sept. 2015.

D.W. Illig, L.K. Rumbaugh, M.K. Banavar, and W.D. Jemison, “Blind signal separation for underwater lidar applications,” in Proceedings of 35th International Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering (MaxEnt 2015), Potsdam, NY, July 2015.

J.Lee, C. Tepedelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, “Nonlinear diffusion adaptation with bounded transmission over distributed networks,” in 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pp. 6707 – 6711, 8-12 June 2015.

L.K. Rumbaugh, M.K. Banavar, W.D. Jemison, “Underwater optical impulse response measurement using a chaotic lidar sensor,” In Proc. SPIE Defense+ Security, pp. 945909-945909-14, 2015.

G. Kalyanasundaram, M. Banavar, A. Spanias, “Audio Modeling and Loudness Estimation with iJDSP Mobile Simulations,” In Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2015, 2015.

S. Peshin, D. Ramirez, J. Lee, H. Braun, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, M. Banavar, D. Srinivasan, “A Photovoltaic (PV) Array Monitoring Simulator,” IASTED 2015, (accepted), 2015.

P. Curtis, M.K. Banavar, V. Weber, A. Spanias, “Signals and Systems Demonstrations for Undergraduates Using Android-based Localization,” In Proc. IEEE FIE 2014, 2014.

M.K. Banavar, D. Rajan, P. Spanias, A. Strom, X. Zhang, H. Braun, A. Spanias, “Embedding Android Signal Processing Apps in a High School Math Class – An RET Project,” In Proc. IEEE FIE 2014, 2014.

R. Santucci, M.K. Banavar, S. Zhang, A. Spanias, C. Tepedelenlioglu, “OFDM-based Distributed Estimation for Rich Scattering Environments,” In Proc. SSPD 2014, 2014.

P. Curtis, M.K. Banavar, S. Zhang, A. Spanias, V. Weber, “Android Acoustic Ranging,” In Proc. IISA 2014, 2014.

X. Zhang, C. Tepdelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, “Distributed Location Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks,” Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 2013.

S. Zhang, C. Tepdelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, “Max-Consensus using the Soft Maximum,” Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 2013.

S. Zhang, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, C. Tepedelenlioglu, X. Zhang, “WIP: Java Tools for Teaching OFDM Principles in Undergraduate Courses,” IEEE FIE 2013, 2013.

L. Hinnov, K.N. Ramamurthy, L. Spanias, H. Song, M.K. Banavar, “Interactive Tools for Global Sustainability and Earth Systems: Sea Level Change and Temperature,” IEEE FIE 2013, 2013.

D. Rajan, S. Ranganath, P. Spanias, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, “Health Monitoring Laboratories by interfacing Physiological Sensors to Mobile Android Devices,” IEEE FIE 2013, 2013.

A.S. Spanias, J.J. Thiagarajan, K.N. Ramamurthy, M.K. Banavar, S. Ranganath, X. Zhang, G. Kalyanasundaram, D. Rajan, “E-Book on DSP Theory with Interactive iOS, Java, and Android Simulations,” In Proc. ASEE Annual Conference, June 2013.

R. Santucci, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, C. Tepedelenlioglu, “Design of Limiting Amplifier Models for Nonlinear Amplify-and-Forward Distributed Estimation,” In Proc. IEEE DSP 2013, July 2013.

X. Zhang, C. Tepedelenlioglu, M. Banavar, A. Spanias, “CRLB for the Localization Error in the Presence of Fading,” In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2013), 2013.

R. Santucci, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, C. Tepedelenlioglu, “Estimation for Amplify-and-Forward Transmissions with Nonlinear Amplifiers,” Constantinides International Workshop on Signal Processing (CIWSP), January 2013.

S. Dasarathan, M.K. Banavar, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, “Distributed Average Consensus Using Bounded Transmissions,” 2012 Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, 2012.

X. Zhang, M.K. Banavar, M. Willerton, A. Manikas, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, T. Thornton, E. Yeatman, A.G. Constantinides, “Performance Comparison of Localization Techniques For Sequential WSN Discovery,” Sensor Signal Processing for Defense (SSPD) Conference, 2012.

M. Willerton, M.K. Banavar, X. Zhang, A. Manikas, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, T. Thornton, E. Yeatman, A. Constantinides, “Sequential wireless sensor network discovery using wide aperture array signal processing,” 2012 European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO-2012), (accepted), 2012.

S. Ranganath, J. Thiagarajan, K. Ramamurthy, S. Hu, M. Banavar, A. Spanias, “Undergraduate Signal Processing Laboratories for the Android Operating System,” In Proc. ASEE Annual Conference, June 2012.

S. Ranganath, J. Thiagarajan, K. Ramamurthy, S. Hu, M. Banavar, A. Spanias, “Work In Progress: Performing Signal Analysis Laboratories using Android Devices,” Proc. Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), (accepted), 2012.

J. Liu, S. Hu, J.J. Thiagarajan, X. Zhang, S. Ranganath, M.K. Banavar and A. Spanias, “Interactive DSP laboratories on mobile phones and tablets,” Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2012, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.

S. Hu, J. Liu, A. Spanias, J.J. Thiagarajan, K.N. Ramamurthy, X. Zhang, S. Ranganath, M.K. Banavar, “A mobile DSP simulation App for design, testing and education,” IEEE ESPA 2012, Las Vegas, NV, Jan. 2012.

J. Liu, A. Spanias, M.K. Banavar, J.J. Thiagarajan, K.N. Ramamurthy, S. Hu and X. Zhang, “Work in progress — Interactive signal-processing labs and simulations on iOS devices,” Proc. Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), pp. F2G-1-F2G-2, 12-15 Oct. 2011.

J. Liu, J.J. Thiagarajan, A. Spanias, K.N. Ramamurthy, S. Hu and M.K. Banavar, “iPhone/iPad-Based Interactive Laboratory for Signal Processing in Mobile Devices,” Proc. ASEE Annual Conference, June 2011.

M.K. Banavar, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, “Distributed SNR estimation using constant modulus signaling over Gaussian multiple-access channels,” Proc. IEEE DSP/SPE Workshop, pp.24-29, 4-7 Jan. 2011.

C. Tepedelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, “Asymptotic Efficiency of Distributed Estimation from Constant Modulus Sensor Transmissions,” Proc. 44th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, pp.1827-1831, Nov. 2010.

S. Mehta, J.J. Thiagarajan, P. Spanias, K. Ramamurthy, R. Santucci, A. Spanias, S. Haag, M. Banavar, “An Interactive Learning Environment for DSP”, Proc. ASEE Conference, June 2010.

M.K. Banavar, A.D. Smith, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, “Distributed Detection over Fading MACs with Multiple Antennas at the Fusion Center,” Proc. International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2010), pp. 2894-2897, March 2010.

A.D. Smith, M.K. Banavar, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, “Distributed Estimation over Fading MACs with Multiple Antennas at the Fusion Center,” Proc. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, pp. 424-428, 2009.

M.K. Banavar, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, “Analysis of Distributed Estimation over Fading Multiple Access Channels with Channel State Information at the Sensors,” Proc. Sensor, Signal and Information Processing (SenSIP) Workshop, May 2008.

S. Misra, A. Spanias, M.K. Banavar, “Protein Secondary Structure Estimation using Linear Prediction and Cepstral Features,” Proc. Sensor, Signal and Information Processing (SenSIP) Workshop, May 2008.

M.K. Banavar, C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Spanias, “Performance of Distributed Estimation over Multiple Access Fading Channels with Partial Feedback,” Proc. International Conference on Acoustic Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2008), pp. 2253-2256, April 2008.

C. Tepedelenlioglu, M.K. Banavar, A. Spanias, “Asymptotic Analysis of Distributed Estimation over Fading Multiple Access Channels,” Proc. 41st Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, pp. 2140-2144, November 2007.

A. Spanias, K. Ramamurthy, J. Jayaraman, M. Banavar, C. Huang, “Using Java-DSP and LabVIEW to Perform Undergraduate Labs”, Proc. ASEE Conference, June 2007.


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