Best Papers

Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering

Paper Title

“Understanding convolutional neural networks with a mathematical model.”

J. Vis. Commun. Image R., vol. 41, pp. 406-413, 2016.

Ming Li, Kyu J. Han 

“Automatic speaker age and gender recognition using acoustic and prosodic level information fusion.”

Computer Speech & Language, 27(1), pp. 151-167, 2013.

S Zhou, R Kannan, M Yu

“FASTCF: FPGA-based Accelerator for Stochastic-Gradient-Descent-based Collaborative Filtering.”

CM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA), pp. 259-268, February 25-27, 2018.


M Kiamari, C Wang

“Heterogeneous Coded Distributed Computing.”

Communication Theory symposium of the 2017 IEEE GLOBECOM Conference.

H Xu, Y Chen, R Lin

“Understanding CNN via Deep Features Analysis.”

Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference 2017.

“Using Noise to Speed Up Video Classification with Recurrent Backpropagation.”

IEEE Computational Intelligence Society & the International Neural Networks Society 2017 Conference.


DI Shuman, P Frossard, P Vandergheynst

“The emerging field of signal processing on graphs: Extending high-dimensional data analysis to networks and other irregular domains.”

IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Vol 30, Issue 3, May 2013, pp. 83-98.

Jaime Llorca

“Optimal dynamic cloud network control.”

Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), May 2016, pp. 5582-5588.

Tanner Sorensen, Louis Goldstein

“Characterizing Vocal Tract Dynamics Across Speakers Using Real-Time MRI.”

Proceedings of the Interspeech Conference, September 2016, pp. 465-469.

“Lightly-supervised utterance-level emotion identification using latent topic modeling of multimodal words.”

Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Audio, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP); March 2016; pp. 2767-2771.


S Supittayapornpong

“Time-Average Stochastic Optimization with Non-convex Decision Set and its Convergence.”

Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), December 2014, pp. 6627-6634.

F Knirsch, D Engel, C Neureiter, M Frincu

“Model-driven Privacy Assessment in the Smart Grid.”

Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy (ICISSP), pp. 1-9.

H Zhao, J Wu, H Zhong, Q Guo, X Wang, F Xia, L Yang, P-H Tan

“Interlayer Interactions in Anisotropic Atomically-thin Rhenium Diselenide.”

Nano Research, 8, 11, pp. 3651-3661, 2015.


M Najibi

“Integrated Fanout Optimization and Slack Matching of Asynchronous Circuits.”

Proceedings of the 20th IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems, May 2014, pp. 69-76.

S Purushotham, J Shahabdeen, L Nachman

“Collaborative group-activity recommendation in location-based social networks.”

Proceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Crowdsourced and Volunteered Geographic Information (CEOCROWD), pp. 8-15.

X Lin, A Shafaei, S Chen, T Cui

“Impact of technology and voltage scaling on LEON3 processor performance and energy.”

Proceedings of the IEEE SOI-3D-Subthreshold Microelectronics Technology Unified Conference (S3S), pp. 1-2.

J Kim, Y Wang, N Chang

“Fast photovoltaic array reconfiguration for partial solar powered vehicles.”

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), August 2014, pp. 357-362.

A Shafaei, Y Wang, X Lin

“FinCACTI: Architectural analysis and modeling of caches with deeply-scaled FinFET devices.”

Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI, July 2014, pp. 290-295.

Y Ren, L Li, G Xie, Y Yan, Y Cao, H Huang, N Ahemd, MJ Lavery, Z Zhao, C Zhang, M Padgett, M Tur, G Caire, A Molisch

“Experimental Demonstration of 16 Gbit/s millimeter-wave Communications using MIMO Processing of 2 OAM Modes on Each of Two Transmitter/Receiver Antenna Apertures.”

Proceedings of the Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), December 2014, pp. 3821-3826.


H Matsutani, R Marculescu, Y Take, D Sasaki, H Zhang, M Koibuchi, T Kuroda, H Amano

” A Case for Wireless 3D NoCs for CMPs.”

Proceedings of the 18th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), January 2013, pp. 23-28.

B Bamieh, P Mitra, S Patterson

George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award: “Coherence in Large-scale Networks: Dimension Dependent Limitations of Local Feedback”

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 57, no. 9, pp. 2235-2249, 2012.


S Lee

“Wireless Body Area Networks: Where Does the Energy Go? “

Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC), November 2012, pp. 25-35.

Z Qian, CY Tsui, R Marculescu, G Wei

“An Efficient Adaptive Routing Algorithm on a Highly Reconfigurable Network-on-Chip Architecture.”

Proceedings of the 8th IEEE/ACM/IFIP International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS), October 2012, pp. 161-170.

S Jain, Raffael Tornero, R Marculescu

“Optimal Power Management
of Multidomain Multiprocessor Platforms under Highly Variable Workloads.”

Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Networks on Chip (NOCS), May 2012, pp. 35-42.

Brandon Franzke

“Noise can speed convergence in Markov chains.”

Physical Review E, Vol 84, October 2011, 041112-1 – 041112-14.

MM Korjani

“Fuzzy Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA): Challenges and Applications.”

Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFIPS), 2012, pp. 1-6.

M Levorato, S Narang, A Ortega

“Reduced Dimension Policy Iteration for Wireless Network Control via Multiscale Analysis?”

Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), December 2012, pp. 3886-3892.

M Kamal, Q Xie, A Afzali-Kusha, S Safari

“An Efficient Reliability Simulation Flow for Evaluating the Hot Carrier Injection Effect in CMOS VLSI Circuits.”

Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD), 2012, pp. 352-357.

T Ganegedara

“StrideBV: Single Chip 400G+ Packet Classification.”

Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing (HPSR), 2012, pp. 1-6.

R Wilson, D Tse

“Channel Identification: Secret Sharing Using Reciprocity in Ultrawideband Channels.”

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security – Part 1, Vol. 2, Issue 3, September 2007, pp. 364-375.

R Wilson, D Tse

“Channel Identification: Secret Sharing Using Reciprocity in Ultrawideband Channels.”

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security – Part 1, Vol. 2, Issue 3, September 2007, pp. 364-375.


N Jindal, M Kobayashi, N Ravindran

“Multiuser MIMO Achievable Rates With Downlink Training and Channel State Feedback.”

IEEE Transactions on Information
, Vol. 56, Issue 6, June 2010, pp. 2845-2866.

S Juneja, N Shimkin

“The concert queueing game: To wait or to be late.”

Discrete-Event Dynamic Systems, Vol. 21, Issue 1, March 2011, pp. 103-138.

E Martinez-Enriquez, F Diaz-de-Maria

“Video Encoder Based on Lifting Transforms on Graphs.”

Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, September 2011, pp. 3509-3512.

L Sun, H Le

“Optimizing Decomposition-based Packet Classi cation Implementation on FPGAs.”

Proceedings of the International Conference on ReConFigurable
Computing and FPGAs, November 2011, pp. 170-175.


PB Godfrey, Y Wu, MJ Wainwright, K Ramchandran

“Network Coding for Distributed Storage Systems.”

IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 56, Issue 9, September 2010, pp. 4539-4551.

K Srinivasan, M Jain, JI Choi, T Azim, ES Kim, P Levis

“The κ-factor: Inferring Protocol Performance Using Inter-Link Reception Correlation.”

Proceedings of the 16th ACM Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking
(Mobicom), pp. 317-328.

S Moeller, A Sridharan, O Gnawali

“Routing Without Routes: The Backpressure Collection Protocol.”

Proceedings of the 9th ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), pp. 279-290.

MP Black, A Katsamanis, CC Lee, A Lammert, B Baucom, A Christensen, P Georgiou

“Automatic Classification of Married Couples’ Behavior using Audio Features.”

Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (InterSpeech), pp. 2030-2033.

W Jiang

“Architecture-Aware Data Structure Optimization for Power-Efficient IP Lookup.”

IEEE Transactions on Computers, Vol. 62, Issue 11, November 2013, pp. 2169-2182.

N Ma, Y Xia

“Exact Inference on Manycore Processors Using Pointer Jumping.”

Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Parallel and Distributed
Computing and Systems, January 2010.


G Thatte, V Rozgic, M Li, S Ghosh, U Mitra, S Narayanan, D Spruijt-Metz

“Optimal allocation of time-resources for multi hypothesis activity-level detection.”

Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems, pp. 273-286.

S Juneja

“The concert/cafeteria queueing problem: A game of arrivals.”

Proceedings of the 4th International ICST Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, Article No. 59, October 2009.

J Whitcomb, K McDonald, J Kellndorfer, E Podest

“Mapping wetlands of Alaska from L-band SAR imagery.”

C. J. Remote Sensing, Vol. 35, Issue 1, 2009, pp. 54-72.

Chul Min Lee

“Toward detecting emotions in spoken dialogs.”

IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, Vol. 13, No 2, March 2005, pp. 293-303.

Y Xia

“Topologically Adaptive Parallel Breadth-first Search on Multicore Processors.”

Proceedings of the 21st IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems, Vol. 668, p. 91.

JM Wagner, W Jiang

“A Scalable Pipeline Architecture for Line Rate Packet Classi cation on FPGAs.”

Proceedings of the 21st IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems, pp. 284-291.


W Jiang

“Multi-Terabit IP Lookup Using Parallel Bidirectional Pipelines.”

Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computing Frontiers, pp. 241-250.

W Jiang

“Parallel IP Lookup using Multiple SRAM-based Pipelines.”

Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing, April 2008, pp. 778-789.


H Wang, NM Cheung

“A Framework for Adaptive Scalable Video Coding using
Wyner-Ziv Techniques.”

EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, Vol 2006, 01 January, p. 267.


C Avin

“The Power of Choice in Random Walks: An Empirical Study.”

Proceedings of the 9th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, (MSWiM), October 2006, pp. 219-228.

Y Cho, DK Kwon, R Huang, C Lima, JD Black, JJ Pan

“Video streaming over 3G networks with GOP-based priority scheduling.”

Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing (IIH-MSP), December 2006, pp. 201-204.

P Heydari

“Model-order reduction using variational balanced truncation with spectral shaping.”

IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, Vol. 53, Issue 4, April 2006, pp. 879-891.

L Zhuo

“Scalable Hybrid Designs for Linear Algebra on Recofigurable Computing Systems.”

Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), Vol. 57, July 2006, pp. 1661-1675.


V Prabhakaran, K Ramchandran

“Ubiquitous Access to
Distributed Data in Large-Scale Sensor Networks Through Decentralized Erasure Codes.”

Proceedings of the 4th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Information Processing in
Sensor Networks (IPSN), Article No. 15, April 2005, pp. 111-117.

CM Lee

“Towards detecting emotions in spoken dialogs.”

IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, Vol. 13, Issue 2, March 2005, pp. 293-303.

A Potamianos

“Creating conversational interfaces
for children.”

IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, Vol. 10, Issue 2, February 2002, pp. 65-78.

A Abdollahi

“A new canonical form for fast Boolean matching in logic synthesis and verification.”

Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Design Automation Conference (DAC), June 2005, pp. 379-384.

L Zhuo

“High-Performance and Area-Efficient Reduction Circuits on FPGAs.”

Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing (SBAC-PAD), October 2005, pp. 52-59.


S Shamai

“On the achievable throughput of a multi-antenna Gaussian broadcast channel.”

IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 49 Issue 7, July 2003, pp. 1691-1706.

X Guan, A Hajimiri

“A fully-integrated 24GHz 8-element phased-array receiver in silicon.”

IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Vol. 39, Issue 12, December 2004, pp. 2311-2320.

W Kumwilaisak, T Hou, Q Zhang, W Zhu, YQ Zhang

“A cross-layer quality of service mapping architecture for video delivery in wireless networks.”

IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 21, Issue 10, December 2003, pp. 1685-1698.


“Nanoscale Computing Structures (Preliminary Results) .”

Proceedings of the 7th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2003.

S Bharitkar

“The Influence of Reverberation on Multichannel Equalization: An Experimental Comparison Between Methods.”

Proceedings of the 37th IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers; November 2003; pp. 546-549.

M Singh

“Algorithmic Techniques for Memory Energy Reduction.”

Proceedings of the International Workshop on Experimental Algorithms (WEA), May 2003.

E Homier

“Hybrid Fixed-Dwell-Time Search Techniques for Rapid Acquisition of Ultra-Wideband Signals.”

IWUWBS, June 2003


S Mitaim

“Integrated Architectural Solutions for Protein Sequence-Structure Alignment.”

Proceedings of the 6th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (WMSCI ), Vol. 19, July 2002.

M Mehrnoosh

“Robust and Adaptive Stochastic Resonance in Noisy Continuous Neurons Based on Mutual Information.”

IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, 15.6, 2004, pp. 1526-1540.


“Test Generation for Crosstalk Induced Faults: Framework and Computational Results.”

Proceedings of the 8th Asian Test Symposium, December 2000, pp. 305-310.

P Heydari

“Analysis and optimization of ground bounce in digital CMOS circuits.”

Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Design: VLSI in Computers and Processors, September 2000, pp. 121-126.


KS Stevens, S Rotem, R Ginosar, CJ Myers, KY Yun, R Koi, C Dike, M Roncken

“An asynchronous instruction length decoder.”

Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Advanced Research in Asynchronous Circuits and Systems, 1999, pp. 60-70.


CY Hsu, AR Reibman

“Joint Selection of Source and Channel Rate for VBR Video Transmission under ATM Policing Constraints.”

IEEE Journal on Selected
Areas in Communications
, Vol. 15, Issue 6, August 1997, pp. 1016-1028.


CY Tsui, J Monteiro, S Devadas, AM Despain, B Lin

“Power estimation in sequential logic circuits.”

IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, Vol. 3, Issue 3, September 1995, pp. 404-416.


BT Preas

“Accurate prediction of physical design characteristics of random logic.”

Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Design: VLSI in Computers and Processors, October 1989, pp. 100-108.