CMINDS

Selected Refereed Publications in the Past 5 Years

  1. S. M. El-Shoura, D. B. Megherbi, “Analysis of Noise Sensitivity of Tchebichef and Zernike Moments with Application to Image Watermarking”,  Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation Image Representation, March 2013 .
  2. H. Saghir & D. B. Megherbi, “An Efficient Comparative Machine Learning-based Metagenomics Binning Technique Via Optimal Feature-reduction Methods International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BICoB), Honolulu, Hawai, March 4-6 2013
  3. S. M. El-Shoura, D. B. Megherbi, “A Secure and Robust High Capacity Information Hiding Scheme via Tchegherbichef  Moments”  Journal of Signal Processing and Image Communication, January 2013 
  4. Iliana Voynichka, March 2013, (Computer Engineering) MS thesis: “Analysis of the Effects of Image Analysis of the Effect of Image Registration Template Selection and Partial Information Compilation of Facial Recognition Accuracy 
  5. Prasad K., “Advanced VLSI Training Being Imparted Regionally, Nationally and Internationally ” to be presented at ASEE’s North East Conference to be held at Norwich University at Vermont (March 15-16th, 2013).
  6. Prasad K., “ Integration of social, ethical, environmental and economic impacts on capstone design with the cooperation of Hi-tech leaders” to be presented at ASEE’s National Conference to be held in Atlanta (June 22-26th, 2013).
  7. Puminun Vasinajindakaw, Guiru Gu, Xuejun Lu, “Broadband photocurrent enhancement in longwave infrared quantum dot photodetectors by sub-wavelength surface gratings,” Accepted, Optics and photonics letters (2013).
  8. Yunfeng Ling, Guiru Gu, Runyu Liu, Xuejun Lu, Vijaya Kayastha, Carissa S. Jones, Wu-Sheng Shih, and Daniel C. Janzen, “Investigation of the humidity-dependent conductance of single-walled carbon nanotube networks,” J. Appl. Phys. 113, 024312 (2013).
  9. Socrates Akpoyibo, MS thesis, Electrical and Computer Engineering, “Levy Walk Models of Survivor Movement in Disaster Areas with Barriers,” University of Massachusetts Lowell, MS Thesis, May 2013.
  10. Hang Yin, MS thesis, Electrical Engineering, June 2013, “3D Reconstruction Form Infrared Stereo Image Pairs”
  11. Oliver Ibe, Markov Processes for Stochastic Modeling, 2nd edition, (Elsevier, 2013)
  12. Oliver Ibe, Random Walk and Diffusion Processes, (John Wiley, 2013)
  13. Al-Dayaa, D. B. Megherbi, “Towards A Multiple-Lookahead-Levels Reinforcement-Learning Technique and Its Implementation in Integrated Circuits”, Journal of Artificial Intelligence”. Journal of Supercomputing, August 31, 2012 . Volume 62, issue 1 (2012) pp 588-615
  14. M. Madera, D. B. Megherbi, “An Interconnected Dynamical System Composed of Dynamics-based Reinforcement Learning Agents in a Distributed Environment: A Case Study”, Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Measurement Systems and Applications, Italy, July 2012.
  15. D. B. Megherb, B. Soper, “Analysis of How the Choice of Machine Learning Algorithms Affects The Prediction of A Clinical Outcome Prior to Minimally Invasive Treatments for  Benign Pro Static Hyperplasia BPH”,Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Measurement Systems and Applications, Italy, July 2012.
  16. D. B. Megherbi, H. Elomari, “A Distributed Behavioral-based Technique for Multi-agent Sensory &  Event-driven Autonomous Navigation and Formation” Proceedings IEEE  International Conference on  Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support, New Orleans, LA, March, 2012.
  17. D. B. Megherbi, V. Malayia, “Cooperative and Collaborative Re-enforcement Learning in A Distributed Multi-agents-based Autonomous Path Planning in a Dynamic Unstructured Environment”, Proceedings IEEE  International Conference on  Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support, New Orleans, LA, March, 2012.
  18. D. B. Megherbi, V. Malaya, ”A  Hybrid Cognitive/Reactive Intelligent Agent Autonomous Path Planning Technique in a Networked-Distributed Unstructured Environment for Reinforcement Learning,” The Journal of Supercomputing,  January 25, 2012, Vol. 59, Issue 3, p 1188-1217.
  19. H. S. Al-Dayaa and D. B. Megherbi, “Reinforcement Learning Technique Using Agent State Occurrence Frequency with  Analysis of Knowledge Sharing on the Agent’s Learning Process in Multi-Agent Environments”, The Journal of Supercomputing, Volume 59, Number 1, 526-547, DOI:10, 1007/s 11227-010-0451-x, January 2012.
  20. Prasad K., Invited Presentation “Mixing Fundamentals with State –of-Art Technology for preparing the students for 21st century” at BRCEM Nagpur, India Jan 2012.
  21. Prasad K., Presented “Preparing the students for 21st century with a proper mix of Fundamentals with state-of-Art Technology in Collaboration with regional Hi-Tech Industry” in Executive session at ICC April 2012.
  22. Runyu Liu, Puminun Vasinajindakaw, Guiru Gu, Jarrod Vaillancourt, and Xuejun Lu, “Optimizing light absorption in quantum dot infrared photodetectors by tuning surface confinement of surface plasmonic waves,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 46 015102, (2012).
  23. Puminun Vasinajindakaw, Jarrod Vaillancourt, Guiru, Gu, and Xuejun Lu, “Surface plasmonic enhanced polarimetric longwave infrared photodetection with band pass spectral filtering,” Semiconductor Science and Technology, Semicond. Sci. Technol. 27 (2012) 065005.
  24. Maggie Yihong Chen, Daniel Pham, Harish Subbaraman, Xuejun Lu, and Ray T. Chen, “Conformal Ink-Jet Printed C-Band Phased-Array Antenna Incorporating Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistor Based Reconfigurable True-Time Delay Lines,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol.60, No. 1, pp. 179-184 (2012).
  25. R.G.L. Narayanan and O.C. Ibe, “ A Joint Network for Disaster Recovery and Search and Rescue Operations, Computer Networks, volume 56, pp. 3347-3373, 2012
  26. Al-Dayaa, D. B. Megherbi, “Towards A Multiple-Lookahead-Levels Reinforcement-Learning Technique and Its Implementation in Integrated Circuits”, Journal of Artificial Intelligence”. Journal of Supercomputing, December 2011 (on-line).
  27. D. B. Megherbi, Brian Soper, “Effect of Feature Selection on Machine Learning Algorithms for More Accurate  Predictor of Surgical Outcomes in Benign Pro Static Hyperplasia Cases (BPH), ,IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Measurement Systems and Applications, Ottawa, CA, September 2011.
  28. D. B. Megherbi, Dong Chao Xu, “Multi-Agent Distributed Dynamic Scheduling for Large Distributed Critical Key Infrastructures and Resources (CKIR) Surveillance and Monitoring”,  Proceedings IEEE International Conference on  Technology for Homeland Security, Waltham , November 2011.
  29. D. B. Megherbi, and D. Pandit, “An Event-Driven Middleware Architecture and Protocol design for Geographically Intelligent Distributed Battlefield Training, Modeling and Simulation”, Proceedings IEEE  International Conference on  Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Cognitive Methods in Situation Awareness and Decision Support, February, 2011.
  30. Manuel Madera, December 2011.(Computer Engineering) MS Thesis: “A  Study of Interconnected Dynamical Systems and Reinforcement Learning in a Multi-agent and Distributed Environment”. 
  31. Guiru Gu, Yunfeng Ling, Runyu Liu, Puminun Vasinajindakaw, Xuejun Lu, Carissa S. Jones, Wu-Sheng Shih, Vijaya Kayastha, Nick L. Downing, Xuliang Han, Harish Subbaraman, Dan Pham, Ray T. Chen, Maggie Yihong Chen, Urs Berger and Mike Renn, “All-Printed Thin-film Transistor (TFT) based on Purified Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWCNT) with Linear Response,” Journal of Nanotechnology vol. 2011, Article ID 823680, (2011).
  32. Xuejun Lu and Ray T. Chen, “Polymeric Optical Code-Division Multiple-Access (CDMA) Encoder and Decoder Modules,” special issue: Polymers for Optical Applications, Polymers vol. 3(3), 1554-1564 (2011).
  33. Jarrod Vaillancourt and Xuejun Lu, “A High Operating Temperature (HOT) Middle Wave Infrared (MWIR) Quantum-Dot Photodetector,” Optics and Photonics Letters, Vol. 4, No. 2 (2011) 57–61.
  34. Puminun Vasinajindakaw, Jarrod Vaillancourt, Guiru Gu, Runyu Liu, Yunfeng Ling, and Xuejun Lu, "A Fano-type interference enhanced quantum dot infrared photodetector," Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 98, pp. 211111 (2011).
  35. Xuejun Lu and Jarrod Vaillancourt, "Quantitative analysis of carrier activation and redistribution in self-assembled quantum dot (QD) heterostructures using rate equations," Semiconductor Science and Technology, Vol. 26 045013, (2011).
  36. Jarrod Vaillancourt, Puminun Vasinajindakaw, Xuejun Lu, Xifeng Qian, Shivashankar R. Vangala and William D. Goodhue, “Thermo-electrically cooled shortwave infrared and longwave infrared dual-band quantum-dot photodetector,” Proc. SPIE 8012, 80120O (2011).
  37. Guiru Gu, Runyu Liu, Yunfeng Ling, and Xuejun Lu, “Printed CNT transistors with high on-off ratio and linearity,” Proc. SPIE, 8101-11, 2011.
  38. S. Elshoura, March 2011. Ph.D Dissertation Thesis: “Analysis, Design, and Implementation of A New Transparent High Capacity Digital Information Hiding Scheme Via Tchebichef Moments with Application to Homeland Security”
  39. Manan Sanghiv, January 2011. MS Thesis “Accurate Volume Determination of Brain MRIi Images Via A Dynamic-local-Thresholding-based Segmentation Method for Patients with Alzheimer`s Disease”.
  40. Puminun Vasinajindakaw, Xuejun Lu, Xifeng Qian, Shivashankar R. Vangala and William D. Goodhue, “High-operating temperature (HOT) broadband quantum-dot infrared photodetector,” Proc. SPIE 8012, 80122X (2011).
  41. D. B. Megherbi, V. Malaya,” A Hybrid Cognitive/Reactive Intelligent Agent Autonomous Path Planning Technique in a Networked-Distributed Unstructured Environment for Reinforcement Learning,” The Journal of Supercomputing, December  2010. (on-line)
  42. D. B. Megherbi, P. Levesque, “A Distributed Multi-Agent Tracking, awareness, and communication System Architecture for Synchronized Real-Time Situational Understanding, Surveillance, Decision-Making, and Control”, Proceedings IEEE International Conference on  Technology for Homeland Security, Waltham , November 2010.
  43. Ian Sebanja, D. B. Megherbi, “Automatic Detection and Recognition of Traffic Road Signs for Intelligent Autonomous Unmanned Vehicles for Urban Surveillance and Rescue”, IEEE International Conference on  Technology for Homeland Security, Waltham, November 2010.
  44. D. B. Megherbi, Manuel Madera, “A Hybrid P2P and Master-Slave Architecture for Intelligent Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning in A Distributed Computing Environment: A Case Study”, IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Measurement Systems and Applications, Italy, September 2010.
  45. D. B. Megherbi and al, “The MAQC-II Project: A comprehensive study of common practices and validation of micro-array-based predictive models”, Nature Journal of Biotechnology, August 2010 (on-line July 30, 2010).
  46. D. B. Megherbi and al, “A Comparison of Batch Effect Removal Methods for Enhancement of Cross-Batch Prediction Performance Using MAQC-II Microarray Gene Expression Data”, Nature Journal of Pharmaco-genomics, Volume 10, Issue 4, August 2010.
  47. H. S. Al-Dayaa and D. B. Megherbi, “Reinforcement Learning Technique Using Agent State Occurrence Frequency with  Analysis of Knowledge Sharing on the Agent’s Learning Process in Multi-Agent Environments”, The Journal of Supercomputing, June 2010. (on-line)
  48. H. S. Al-Dayaa and D. B. Megherbi,  “Knowledge Sharing in Multi-Agent Environments with the Distance-and-Frequency Reinforcement Learning Technique”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence”, Las Vegas, USA, June 2010.        
  49. S. Elshoura, D. B. Megherbi, “A New Rotation Estimation and Recovery Algorithm”, under review,    IEEE International Conference on Computers, Communication, and Control Proceedings (3CA), June 2010.
  50. S. Elshoura, D. B. Megherbi, “High Capacity Blind Information Hiding Schemes Using Tchebichef  Moments”,  IEEE International Conference on Future Computer and Communications (IFCCC), May 2010.
  51. Ian Sebanja, March 2010. MS hesis: “Detection and Recognition of American Road Signs Via Principal Component Analysis.
  52. Kuldeep Goswami, August 2010. MS Thesis “Generalized Distributed Hardware Architecture for Fast Pattern Search in Large Databases”.
  53. Ambarish Roy, Bradley P. Barber, and Kanti Prasad, “Modeling of RF-MEMS BAW Resonator,” International Conference on VLSI Design, Bangalore India, 2010 
  54. Ambarish Roy, Bradley P. Barber, Vinay Kulkarni and Kanti Prasad, “Spurious Mode Suppression in Stacked Crystal Filters,” IEEE Long Island Systems, Applications and Technology Conference, Farmingdale, NY, 2010.
  55. Xuejun Lu, Jarrod Vaillancourt, and Hong Wen, “Temperature-dependent energy gap variation in InAs/GaAs quantum dots," Applied Physics Letters 96, 173105 (2010), selected for the May 10, 2010 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology.  The Virtual Journal, which is published by the American Institute of Physics and the American Physical Society in cooperation with numerous other societies and publishers, is an edited compilation of links to articles from participating publishers, covering a focused area of frontier research. 
  56. Carissa S. Jones, Xuejun Lu, Mike Renn, Mike Stroder and Wu-Sheng Shih, “Aerosol-jet-printed, high-speed, flexible thin-film transistor made using single-walled carbon nanotube solution,” Microelectronic Engineering Volume 87, Issue 3, March 2010, Pages 434-437.
  57. Ambarish Roy, Bradley P. Barber, and Kanti Prasad, “Microwave Filter and Dedicated Sensor-an Integrated Resonator,” student paper in IEEE Sarnoff Symposium, Princeton, NJ, 2010.
  58. Solanki A, Prasad K, Nunan K, Oreilly R, “Comparing process flow of monolithic CMOS-MEMS Integration on SOI wafers with monolithic BiMOS-MEMS integration on Silicon wafer” at IEEE’s conference held at Seattle Aug 2010.
  59. Wen Hong, PuminunVasinajindakaw, Jarrod Vaillancourt, Haiyan Zhang, Guiru Gu, Runyu Liu, Xuejun Lu, Xifeng Qian, Shivashankar R. Vangala and William D. Goodhue, "Multispectral infrared photodetector with carbon nanotube flexible electronic circuits," Proc SPIE vol. 7679-5 (2010).
  60. Jarrod Vaillancourt, Puminun Vasinajindakaw, Wen Hong, Xuejun Lu, Xifeng Qian, Shivashankar R. Vangala and William D. Goodhue, “A LWIR Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetector working at 298K” Proc. SPIE 7608, 760821 (2010).
  61. Dalila B. Megherbi, Yi Miao, “A distributed efficient face image screening and retrieval with disguised and varying expressions”,  IEEE International Conference on  Technology for Homeland Security, Waltham, May 2009.
  62. Dalila B. Megherbi, Manuel Madera, Dang Long, “Effect of heterogeneous time delays and link weights on the stability and convergence time of large interconnected dynamical systems: A case study”,IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Measurement Systems and Applications, China, May 2009. 
  63. Dalila Megherbi, Radumilo-Franklin, Jelena, “An intelligent multi-agent distributed battlefield via Multi-Token Message Passing”,  IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Measurement Systems and Applications, China, May 2009. 
  64. Dalila B. Megherbi, Yi Miao, “A distributed technique for recognition and retrieval of faces with time-varying expressions”,  IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Measurement Systems and Applications, China, May 2009. 
  65. Ambarish Roy, Bradley P. Barber, and Kanti Prasad, “Thin Film Solidly Mounted Resonators for RF Devices,” 12th International Symposium on Microwave and Optical Technology, New Delhi, India 2009.
  66. Ambarish Roy, Bradley P. Barber, Vinay S. Kulkarni, and Kanti Prasad, “Material Acoustic Speed and Density Parameter Extraction in Solidly Mounted Resonators,” student paper in IEEE Sarnoff Symposium, Princeton, NJ, 2009.
  67. B. Megherbi, Manual Madera, L. Dang, “On Interconnected Multi-Agent Dynamical Systems with Non-Uniform Heterogeneous  Coupling Link Weights”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Turkey, July 2008
  68. Suzan Al-Shoura, D.B. Megherbi, “Comparative of Zernike and Tchebichef Moments For  Image tampering Detection Sensitivity and Watermak Recovery”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Homeland Security,  MA,  June 2008.
  69. Suzan Al-Shoura, D.B. Megherbi, “Analysis of Noise Sensitivity and Reconstruction Accuracy for Tchebichef Moments,” Proceedings of IEEE Southeast Conference, Albama, April  2008.”