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  • Advanced time-frequency signal and system analysis 

    Boashash, B.; Touati, S.; Flandrin, P.; Hlawatsch, F.; Tauböck, G.; ... more authors ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
    This chapter extends Part I by presenting additional advanced key principles underlying the use of time-frequency (t,f) methods. The topic is covered in 11 focused sections. Section 4.1 describes the relationships between ...
  • Multisensor, multichannel, and time-space processing 

    Boashash, B.; Ali, S.; Amin, M.G.; Zhang, Y.D.; Abed-Meraim, K.; ... more authors ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
    This chapter presents time-frequency (t,f) methods suitable for multichannel signal processing using multisensor and time-space processing methods. The topic is covered in seven sections with relevant cross-referencing. A ...
  • Time-frequency methods in communications 

    Amin, M.G.; Lindsey, A.R.; Sayeed, A.M.; Barbarossa, S.; Tsitsvero, M.; ... more authors ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
    The wide range of potential applications of time-frequency (t,f) methods made them an important tool in most fields of science and engineering. Telecommunications is one of the key industries where (t,f) methods started ...
  • Time-frequency diagnosis, condition monitoring, and fault detection 

    Powers, E.J.; Shin, Y.-J.; Mack Grady, W.; Böhme, J.F.; Carstens-Behrens, S.; ... more authors ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
    This chapter aims to further illustrate the (t,f) approach by selecting a few key generic applications of diagnosis and monitoring. The topic is represented by seven sections. One key application is electrical power ...
  • Instantaneous frequency estimation and localization 

    El-Jaroudi, A.; Emresoy, M.K.; Stanković, L.J.; Hussain, Z.M.; Boashash, B.; ... more authors ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
    In many applications, a critical feature of a non-stationary signal is provided by its instantaneous frequency (IF), which accounts for the signal spectral variations as a function of time. This chapter presents methods ...
  • Advanced design and specifications of TFDs 

    Flandrin, P.; Williams, W.J.; Baraniuk, R.G.; Jones, D.L.; Putland, G.R.; ... more authors ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
    This chapter describes specific examples of design of time-frequency distributions (TFDs), as a complement to the material described in Chapters 2 and Section 3.1. This key time-frequency (t,f) topic is covered in 11 ...
  • Advanced implementation and realization of TFDs 

    Boashash, B.; Putland, G.R.; Stanković, L.J.; Bastiaans, M.J.; Van Leest, A.J.; ... more authors ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
    The design of efficient algorithms is the key to effective utilization of the properties of time-frequency distributions (TFDs) for real-life applications. This chapter presents the needed procedures, techniques, and ...
  • Measures, performance assessment, and enhancement of TFDs 

    Boashash, B.; Touati, S.; Auger, F.; Flandrin, P.; Chassande-Mottin, E.; ... more authors ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
    This chapter describes a number of time-frequency (t,f) performance quality measures specifically developed as criteria for performance enhancement for a given application. The adopted performance measures are defined using ...
  • Time-frequency methodologies in neurosciences 

    Boashash, B.; Stevenson, N.J.; Rankine, L.J.; Stevenson, N.J.; Azemi, G.; ... more authors ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
    This chapter presents a number of time-frequency (t,f) techniques that can provide advanced solutions to several problems in neuro-sciences with focus on the monitoring of brain abnormalities using EEG and other physiological ...
  • Detection, classification, and estimation in the (t, f ) domain 

    Sayeed, A.M.; Papandreou-Suppappola, A.; Suppappola, S.B.; Xia, X.-G.; Hlawatsch, F.; ... more authors ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
    Several studies involving real-life applications have shown that methods for the detection, estimation, and classification of nonstationary signals can be enhanced by utilizing the time-frequency ((t,f)) characteristics ...
  • Time-frequency methods in radar, sonar, and acoustics 

    Marple, S.L., Jr.; Barbarossa, S.; Ferguson, B.G.; Lo, K.W.; Frazer, G.J.; ... more authors ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
    The fields of radar and sonar are traditionally key application areas and testing grounds for advances in signal processing, including time-frequency (t,f) methodologies; their significance is demonstrated in seven ...
  • Improvement in the photovoltaic properties of hybrid solar cells by incorporating a QD-composite in the hole transport layer 

    Najeeb, Mansoor Ani; Abdullah, Shahino Mah; Aziz, Fakhra; Azmer, Mohamad Izzat; Swelm, Wageh; ... more authors ( Royal Society of Chemistry , 2016 , Article)
    A hybrid solar cell (HSC) based on a ZnSe and CdSe QDs-composite with improved conversion efficiency has been demonstrated. A novel approach of incorporating a QDs-composite (CdSe and ZnSe QDs simultaneously), in the ...
  • Time-frequency synthesis and filtering 

    Hlawatsch, F.; Matz, G.; Boashash, B.; Ouelha, S.; Stanković, S.; ... more authors ( Elsevier Inc. , 2016 , Book chapter)
    This chapter presents methods and techniques to design time-varying linear systems such as filters with precise time-frequency (t,f) specifications; this capability can then allow one to model and predict accurately the ...
  • An interconnected observer for modular multilevel converter 

    Trabelsi, Mohamed; Ghanes, Malek; Ellabban, Omar; Abu-Rub, Haitham; Ben-Brahim, Lazhar ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Modular multilevel converter (MMC) is an attractive topology for transformer-less high voltage applications due to its capability to reach high voltage levels by the use of power semiconductors. Each submodule can be ...
  • EEG background features that predict outcome in term neonates with hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy: A structured review 

    Awal, Md Abdul; Lai, Melissa M.; Azemi, Ghasem; Boashash, Boualem; Colditz, Paul B. ( Elsevier Ireland Ltd , 2016 , Article)
    Objectives Hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy is a significant cause of mortality and morbidity in the term infant. Electroencephalography (EEG) is a useful tool in the assessment of newborns with HIE. This systematic review ...
  • A space vector PWM scheme for five-phase current-source converters 

    Elgenedy, Mohamed A.; Elserougi, Ahmed A.; Abdel-Khalik, Ayman S.; Massoud, Ahmed M.; Ahmed, Shehab ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Article)
    The most recent literature on multiphase machine drives is based on voltage-source converter (VSC) systems utilizing different modulation techniques. Very little attention is given to the multiphase current-source converters ...
  • Learned vs. engineered features for fine-grained classification of aquatic macroinvertebrates 

    Riabchenko, Ekaterina; Meissner, Kristian; Ahmad, Iftikhar; Iosifidis, Alexandros; Tirronen ,Ville; ... more authors ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Aquatic macroinvertebrate biomonitoring is an efficient way of assessment of slow and subtle anthropogenic changes and their effect on water quality. It is imperative to have reliable identification and counts of the various ...
  • Control of Power Converters for Emerging Applications of Power Electronics 

    Massoud, Ahmed M.; Ahmed, Shehab; Abdel-Khalik, Ayman S.; Elserougi, Ahmed A.; Ahmed, Khaled H. ( Hindawi Publishing Corporation , 2016 , Article)
    With the skyrocketed development in semiconductor devices, power electronics converters, either at system-level or at device-level, are receiving special attention in different applications as renewable energy sources, ...
  • A novel DSTATCOM with 5-level CHB architecture and selective harmonic mitigation algorithm 

    Al-Emadi, Nasser Ahmed; Buccella, Concettina; Cecati, Carlo; Khalid, Hassan Abdullah ( Elsevier Ltd , 2016 , Article)
    This paper proposes a five level cascaded converter for Distribution Static Compensator (DSTATCOM) implementing a novel modulation algorithm with harmonic mitigation and a PI controller with phase shift modulation for ...
  • Enhancing passive UHF RFID backscatter energy using chirp spread spectrum signals and channel shortening 

    Ben-Jabeur, Taoufik; Kadri, Abdullah; Hazaa, Khalifa Abdulla ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. , 2016 , Conference Paper)
    Performance of passive ultrahigh frequency radio-frequency identification (UHF RFID) systems depends on the energy level of the backscattered signal from the RF tag to the RFID reader. In the indoor environment, the ...

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