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Abdi, Ali

Contact Info
Title: Associate Professor
Email: ali.abdi@njit.edu
Office: 303 ECE
Phone: 973-596-5621
Dept: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Webpage: http://web.njit.edu/~abdi

About Me

Ali Abdi, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is also a graduate faculty of the Department of Biological Sciences. His current research interests include underwater communication, borehole communication in oil wells, radio frequency communication, acoustic localization and signal processing, systems and computational biology, molecular networks and cell signaling.

He served as an editor for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology for five years. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, a Member of the Acoustical Society of America, and a Member of the Society for Neuroscience.

His recent professional activities include Technical Program Committee Member for International Conference on UnderWater Networks and Systems, Taiwan (2013) and Italy (2014); Technical Program Committee Member for IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium, New York (2012, 2013); and Co-organizer and Co-chair of the Systems Biology Frontiers of Neuronal Signaling Symposium for the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC (2011).

Ali Abdi’s awards include the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Innovators Award (2008) and IEEE Region 1 Award (2009) for contributions to underwater acoustic communication, New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Innovators Award (2009) for a novel cross-disciplinary engineering-biology invention, and NJIT Excellence in Teaching Award in the category of Excellence in Team, Interdepartmental, Multidisciplinary, or Non-Traditional Teaching (2006). 

Education

  • University of Minnesota, Ph.D.

Courses I Teach

RESEARCH PROJECT
WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
RANDOM SIGNAL ANALYSIS I
MASTER'S PROJECT
DOCTRL DISSRTN & RESEARCH

Classes Taught

  • ECE481: Communication Systems I
  • ECE482: Communication Systems II
  • ECE673: Random Signal Analysis I
  • ECE644: Introduction to Wireless and Personal Communication Systems
  • ECE789: Special Topics in Wireless Communications

Research Groups

PhD Students

  • Iman Habibi, PhD Thesis: Communication and Signal Processing Approaches for Modeling Network Failures in Systems Biology, 2015.
  • Erjian Zhang, working on Underwater Communication via Vector Transducers: Theory and Experiments.
  • Ali Alenezi, working on Borehole Acoustic Communication via Drill Strings in Oil Wells.
  • Chen Chen, PhD Thesis: Transceiver Design for Underwater Communication via Vector Fields, Jan. 2013 (now with Samsung Mobile Solution Lab, San Diego, CA).
  • Huaihai Guo, PhD Thesis: Underwater Communication via Particle Velocity Channels: Principles, Channel Models, and System Design, Jan. 2011.
  • Hong Zhang, PhD Thesis: Doppler Spread Estimation in Mobile Fading Channels, Jan. 2007 (now with Broadcom, Greater New York City Area).
  • Shuangquan Wang, PhD Thesis: MIMO Fading Channels: Models, Statistics and Low-Complexity Estimators, May 2006 (now with Samsung Mobile Solution Lab, San Diego, CA).
  • Hong Li, PhD Thesis: Advanced Methods in Automatic Modulation Classification for Emerging Technologies, May 2006 (I served as a co-advisor. The advisor was Prof. Y. Bar-Ness).
  • Chunjun Gao, PhD Thesis: Performance Evaluation of Communication Systems with Transmit Diversity, May 2004 (I served as a co-advisor. The advisor was Prof. A. M. Haimovich).

MS Students

  • Kodzovi Acolatse, MS Project: Simulation of Correlated MIMO Mobile Fading Channels, Dec. 2002 (later received PhD from NJIT).
  • Linesh John, MS Project: Speed Estimation and Line-of-Sight Modeling in Wireless Systems, May 2003.
  • Kaustubha Raghukumar, MS Thesis: Spatio-Temporal Correlation Models for Indoor MIMO Channels, May 2003 (later received PhD from the University of California, San Diego).
  • Ratna K. Choppala, MS Project: Alternative Approaches to Multipath Fading, Aug. 2003.
  • Sumit Dhingra, MS Project: Simulation of Digital Communication Techniques Using the Texas Instrument TMS320C6701 DSP Hardware, Dec. 2003.
  • Rahoul Choudhry, MS Project: Blind Modulation Classification Using Antenna Arrays, May 2004.
  • Raja V. Ramakrishnan, MS Project: Pulse Amplitude Modulated System Design Using DSP TMS320C6701, May 2004.
  • Vineet Khurana, Design of CDMA Lab Experiments, May 2004.
  • Muhammad Tauseef ul islam, Programming the Texas Instrument TMS320C6701 DSP Hardware for Communication and Signal Processing Applications., Nov. 2004 (Technical Marketing Manager at Bluetooth SIG, Greater Seattle Area).
  • Seyd I. Ahmed, Waqas Ansar and Haris A. Hafeezjan, MS Project: Analysis of Matlab W-CDMA Toolbox, Agilent ESG-D 4432/1B Generator and Radio Mobile Software, May 2006.
  • Wei Chen, MS Project: MIMO Channel Estimation Using the Texas Instrument TMS320C6701 DSP Hardware, May 2006.
  • Shweta Dhadiwal, MS Project: Frequency Shift Keying in Multipath Channels, May 2006.
  • Patchara Sutthiwan, MS Project: Multichannel Underwater Communication Receivers, May 2006 (later received PhD from NJIT).
  • Amish Husain, MS Project: Artificial Intelligence and Signature Matching, Jan. 2007 (Software Architect for an IT consulting firm, Virginia).
  • Nagarjun Yalamanchi, MS Project: Flow Noise and its Effects on Sensors, Dec. 2008 (admitted to Oklahoma State University for PhD, now Systems Engineer at Intel Corporation).
  • Yu Liu, MS Project: Simulation of Flow Noise and its Space Time Correlation, Dec. 2009 (later received PhD from NJIT).
  • Si Yang, MS Project: Channel Measurements Using Software Defined Radios, Apr. 2014.
  • Mukesh Babu Sundara Babu, MS Project: A Study of Passive Sonar Detection Methods, May 2014.
  • Wei Jiang, MS Project: Estimation of Multipath Underwater Channels, May 2014.
  • Chizhong Wang, MS Project: Underwater Signal Transmission Experiments Using myRIO, May 2014.
  • Chih-yu Chen, MS Project: Underwater Communication Experiments Using FSK Method, May 2014.
  • Abhishek Vishwakarma, MS Project: Direction of Arrival Estimation Using Linear Microphone Array, May 2014.

BS Students

  • Parthiv M. Doshi, Senior Project: Comparison of the Performance of Different Speed Estimators in Mobile Communications, May 2002.
  • Mario J. Portilla, Senior Project: Statistical Modeling of Indoor Multiple Input Multiple Output Wireless Channels, May 2002.
  • Amine Riad, Senior Project: Statistical Analysis of Mobile Fading Channels, May 2002.
  • Faisal Alsaidi, Sanam T. Furniturewala, and Omar Hmimda, Senior Project: Record/Playback a Real cdma2000 MS Experience, May 2004.
  • Huai Chan and Ankur Parikh, Senior Project: Hardware Simulation of MIMO Channels, May 2004.
  • Hongteng Chen and Shanshan Sun, Senior Project: Development of Matlab Based Educational Software for Undergraduate Communication System Courses, May 2004.
  • Jose Falcon, Fidel Fuentes and Francisco Garrido, Senior Project: Statistical Analysis of Shadowing in Mobile Indoor Channels, May 2006.
  • Richard D. Adjei and David A. Jones, Senior Project: Fault Detection Using MATLAB, May 2006.
  • Usman Shabbir and Amit Shah, Senior Project: Fast MIMO Channel Simulation Using a TI DSP, May 2006.
  • Dunxu Hu, NSF/REU Project: Statistical Characteristics of MIMO Systems, July 2006 (later admitted to Purdue University for PhD).
  • Arwa Gheith, Stephen Istivan and Karen McMillan, Senior Project: Simulation & Virtual Instrumentation of the Tennessee Eastman Process, May 2007.
  • Chintan Patel, Jamin Doshi, Snehal Patel and Richard Lew, Senior Project: Underwater Communication, May 2007.
  • Adam Melber, Gregory Gadomski, Michael Quarato and Kedar Tamhankar, Senior Project: Software Defined Radio: Hardware and Software Simulation, May 2007.
  • Janyll Perez, NSF/REU Project: Underwater Communication in Shallow Waters, July 2007 (later admitted to NJIT for MS).
  • Vixar Patel, Roma Shah, Usman Malik and Jaimane Tyler, Senior Project: Underwater Communication via Vector Sensors, May 2008.
  • Nandhini Sudarsanan, NSF/REU Project: Impact of Sound Speed Profile on Underwater Communication Networks, July 2008 (later admitted to the University of Minnesota for MS).
  • Francisco Mercado-Ebanks, Chad Ng, Julio Proano and Kevin Vliet, Senior Project: Communication via Particle Velocity Channels: Channel Parameters and Equalization, May 2009.
  • Diego Agudelo, Khoa Dao and Kleber Solano, Senior Project: Wireless Channel Estimation Using the Software-Defined Radio Technology, May 2014.
  • Surajit Laik and Polley Bhunia, HIT/NJIT Project: Statistical Modelling of the Received Power in Wireless Networks, July 2014.
  • Nasir Younus, Niko Ciccolella and Neel Patel, Senior Project: An Underwater Text Messaging System, Dec. 2014.
  • Theophilus Abavana, Temilade Afolabi and Srinath Yellepeddi, Senior Project: Acoustic Source Localization, Dec. 2014.
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Patents

  • H. Zhang and A. Abdi, Mobile speed and Doppler frequency estimation using cyclostationarity, Patent No. 8,209,150 (2012).
  • S. Wang and A. Abdi, System and/or method for channel estimation in communication systems, Patent No. 7,929,563 (2011).
  • H. Zhang and A. Abdi, System and/or method for estimating speed of a transmitting object, Patent No. 7,541,976 (2009).
  • A. Abdi, System and method for using acoustic field parameters for communication, Patent No. 7,505,367 (2009).

Related Links

Journal papers

  1. I. Habibi, E. S. Emamian and A. Abdi, “Quantitative analysis of intracellular communication and signaling errors in signaling networks,” BMC Syst. Biol., vol. 8, 89, 2014.
  2. I. Habibi, E. S. Emamian and A. Abdi, “Advanced fault diagnosis methods in molecular networks,” PLoS One, vol. 9, e108830, 2014.
  3. (Invited Paper) A. Abdi and E. S. Emamian, “Fault diagnosis engineering in molecular signaling networks: An overview and applications in target discovery,” Chemistry and Biodiversity, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 1111-1123, 2010 (Summit on Systems Biology special issue).
  4. (Featured on the cover of the special issue) A. Abdi, M. B. Tahoori and E. S. Emamian, “Fault diagnosis engineering of digital circuits can identify vulnerable molecules in complex cellular pathways,” Science Signaling, vol. 1, no. 42, pp. 48-61, 2008 (click here for Supplementary Materials) For more information please see the Science editorial note and Science Signaling editorial guide on the paper.You can listen to the audio file of the MIT Technology Review Magazine article written on the paper.You can also read the NIH/Stanford University Biomedical Computation Review News on the paper.
  5. C. Chen and A. Abdi, “Signal transmission using underwater acoustic vector transducers,” IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 61, pp. 3683-3698, 2013.
  6. A. Abdi and H. Guo, “A new compact multichannel receiver for underwater wireless communication networks,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 8, pp. 3326-3329, 2009.
  7. A. Abdi and H. Guo, “Signal correlation modeling in acoustic vector sensor arrays,” IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 57, pp. 892-903, 2009.
  8. H. Guo, A. Abdi, A. Song and M. Badiey, “ Delay and Doppler spreads in underwater acoustic particle velocity channels ,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., vol. 129, pp. 2015-2025, 2011.
  9. A. Song, A. Abdi, M. Badiey and P. Hursky, “Experimental demonstration of underwater acoustic communication by vector sensors,” IEEE J. Oceanic Eng., vol. 36, pp. 454 - 461, 2011.
  10. S. Wang and A. Abdi, “Instantaneous mutual information and eigen-channels in MIMO mobile Rayleigh fading,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 58, pp. 353 - 368, 2012.
  11. M. Farshchian, A. Abdi and F. Posner, “Level crossing rate of sea clutter: Theory and measured data,” Electron. Lett., vol. 48, pp. 725 - 727, 2012.
  12. A. Abdi and M. Kaveh, “A comparative study of two shadow fading models in ultrawideband and other wireless systems,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 10, pp. 1428-1434, 2011.
  13. C. Chen and A. Abdi, “Bit error rate in multipath wireless channels with several specular paths,” Electron. Lett., vol. 47, pp. 1046-1048, 2011.
  14. A. Abdi, “On the utility of Laguerre series for the envelope PDF in multipath fading channels,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 55, pp. 5652-5660, 2009.
  15. H. Zhang and A. Abdi, “Cyclostationarity-based Doppler spread estimation in mobile fading channels,” IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 57, pp. 1061-1067, 2009.
  16. H. Zhang and A. Abdi, “Nonparametric mobile speed estimation in fading channels: Performance analysis and experimental results,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 8, pp. 1683-1692, 2009.
  17. O. A. Dobre, A. Abdi, Y. Bar-Ness and W. Su, “Cyclostationarity-based modulation classification of linear digital modulations in flat fading channels,” Wireless Personal Commun., vol. 54, pp. 699-717, 2010.
  18. A. Abdi, H. Zhang, and C. Tepedelenlioglu, “A unified approach to performance analysis of speed estimation techniques in mobile communication,” IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 56, pp. 126-135, 2008.
  19. S. Wang and A. Abdi, “Joint singular value distribution of two correlated rectangular Gaussian matrices and its application,” SIAM J. Matrix Anal. Appl., vol. 29, pp. 972-981, 2007.
  20. S. Wang and A. Abdi, “MIMO ISI channel estimation using uncorrelated Golay complementary sets of polyphase sequences,” IEEE Trans. Vehic. Technol., vol. 56, pp. 3024-3039, 2007.
  21. H. Zhang and A. Abdi, “On the average crossing rates in selection diversity,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 6, pp. 448-451, 2007.
  22. S. Wang, A. Abdi, J. Salo, H. El-Sallabi, J. Wallace, P. Vainikainen, and M. Jensen, “Time-varying MIMO channels: Parametric statistical modeling and experimental results,” IEEE Trans. Vehic. Technol., vol. 56, pp. 1949-1963, 2007.
  23. O. A. Dobre, A. Abdi, Y. Bar-Ness, and W. Su, “Survey of automatic modulation classification techniques: Classical approaches and new trends,” IET (former IEE) Commun., vol. 1, pp. 137-156, 2007.
  24. S. Wang and A. Abdi, “Low-complexity optimal estimation of MIMO ISI channels with binary training sequences,” IEEE Signal Processing Lett., vol. 13, pp. 657-660, 2006.
  25. S. Wang and A. Abdi, “Aperiodic complementary sets of sequences-based MIMO frequency selective channel estimation,” IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 9, pp. 891-893, 2005.
  26. A. Abdi and S. Nader-Esfahani, “Expected number of maxima in the envelope of a spherically invariant random process,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 49, pp. 1369-1375, 2003.
  27. A. Abdi, W. C. Lau, M. S. Alouini, and M. Kaveh, “A new simple model for land mobile satellite channels: First- and second-order statistics,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 2, pp. 519-528, 2003.
  28. C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Abdi, and G. B. Giannakis, “The Ricean K factor: Estimation and performance analysis,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 2, pp. 799-810, 2003.
  29. A. Abdi, “On the second derivative of a Gaussian process envelope,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 48, pp. 1226-1231, 2002.
  30. A. Abdi and M. Kaveh, “A space-time correlation model for multielement antenna systems in mobile fading channels,” IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun., vol. 20, pp. 550-560, 2002.
  31. A. Abdi, J. A. Barger, and M. Kaveh, “A parametric model for the distribution of the angle of arrival and the associated correlation function and power spectrum at the mobile station,” IEEE Trans. Vehic. Technol., vol. 51, pp. 425-434, 2002.
  32. A. Abdi and M. Kaveh, “Level crossing rate in terms of the characteristic function: A new approach for calculating the fading rate in diversity systems,” IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 50, pp. 1397-1400, 2002.
  33. Y. C. Ko, A. Abdi, M. S. Alouini, and M. Kaveh, “A general framework for the calculation of the average outage duration of diversity systems over generalized fading channels,” IEEE Trans. Vehic. Technol., vol. 51, pp. 1672-1680, 2002.
  34. A. Abdi, “Comments on “A new theoretical model for the prediction of rapid fading variations in an indoor environment”,” IEEE Trans. Vehic. Technol., vol. 50, pp. 331-334, 2001.
  35. A. Abdi, C. Tepedelenlioglu, M. Kaveh, and G. B. Giannakis, “On the estimation of the K parameter for the Rice fading distribution,” IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 5, pp. 92-94, 2001.
  36. M. S. Alouini, A. Abdi, and M. Kaveh, “Sum of gamma variates and performance of wireless communication systems over Nakagami fading channels,” IEEE Trans. Vehic. Technol, vol. 50, pp. 1471-1480, 2001.
  37. (Invited Paper) C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Abdi, G. B. Giannakis, and M. Kaveh, “Estimation of Doppler spread and signal strength in mobile communications with applications to handoff and adaptive transmission,” Wirel. Commun. Mob. Comput., vol. 1, pp. 221-242, 2001.
  38. A. Abdi, H. Hashemi, and S. Nader-Esfahani, “On the PDF of the sum of random vectors,” IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 48, pp. 7-12, 2000.
  39. A. Abdi and M. Kaveh, “Comparison of DPSK and MSK bit error rates for K and Rayleigh-lognormal fading distributions,” IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 4, pp. 122-124, 2000.
  40. A. Abdi and M. Kaveh, “Performance comparison of three different estimators for the Nakagami m parameter using Monte Carlo simulation,” IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 4, pp. 119-121, 2000.
  41. A. Abdi and S. Nader-Esfahani, “Comments on “Statistics of the scattering cross-section of a small number of random scatterers”,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., vol. 48, p. 844, 2000.
  42. A. Abdi, “Comments on “On verifying the first-order Markovian assumption for a Rayleigh fading channel model”,” IEEE Trans. Vehic. Technol., vol. 48, p. 1739, 1999.
  43. A. Abdi and M. Kaveh, “K distribution: an appropriate substitute for Rayleigh-lognormal distribution in fading-shadowing wireless channels,” Electron. Lett., vol. 34, pp. 851-852, 1998.

 

Conference Papers

  1. C. Chen and A. Abdi, “Underwater communication in acoustic particle velocity channels via vector transducers,” in Proc. Conf. on Underwater Communications: Channel Modelling and Validation, Sestri Levante, Italy, 2012, pp. 1-8.
  2. C. Chen and A. Abdi, “A vector sensor receiver for chirp modulation in underwater acoustic particle velocity channels,” in Proc. Conf. on Underwater Communications: Channel Modelling and Validation, Sestri Levante, Italy, 2012, pp. 1-8.
  3. H. Guo and A. Abdi, “On the capacity of underwater acoustic particle velocity communications channels,” in Proc. MTS/IEEE Oceans, Hampton Roads, VA, 2012, pp. 1-4.
  4. C. Chen and A. Abdi, “Channel models for underwater vector transducer communication systems,” in Proc. MTS/IEEE Oceans, Hampton Roads, VA, 2012, pp. 1-10.
  5. C. Chen and A. Abdi, “Utilization of underwater particle velocity channels for data transmission: Signals, channels and system performance,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun., Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2012, pp. 1-5.
  6. C. Chen and A. Abdi, “A recursive approach to compute bit error rate in underwater channels with multiple paths,” in Proc. MTS/IEEE Oceans, Hampton Roads, VA, 2012, pp. 1-6.
  7. H. Guo, C. Chen, A.Abdi, A. Song, M. Badiey and P. Hursky, “Capacity and statistics of measured underwater acoustic particle velocity channels,” in Proc. Meetings on Acoustics (162nd Meeting of Acoustical Society of America), San Diego, CA, vol. 14, 2012, pp. 1-17.
  8. I. Habibi, A. Abdi and E. S. Emamian, “Dependence of functional vulnerabilities to the parameters of the caspase molecular network,” in Proc. IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symp., New York, NY, 2011, pp. 1-6.
  9. M. Farshchian, A. Abdi and F. Posner, “Application of the level crossing rate function to sea clutter,” in Proc. IEEE Radar Conf., Atlanta, GA, 2012, pp. 1-5.
  10. A. Abdi, H. Guo, A. Song and M. Badiey, “An overview of underwater acoustic communication via particle velocity channels: Channel modeling and transceiver design ,” in Proc. Meetings on Acoustics (159th Meeting of Acoustical Society of America), Baltimore, MD, vol. 9, 2010, pp. 1-5.
  11. E. S. Emamian and A. Abdi, “Functional analysis of molecular networks by fault diagnosis engineering: A novel technology in systems biology,” Cold Spring Harbor Lab. Meeting on Systems Biology: Networks, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, 2011 (abstract).
  12. A. Abdi, M. B. Tahoori and E. S. Emamian, “Identification of critical molecules via fault diagnosis engineering,” in Proc. 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Minneapolis, MN, 2009, pp. 4898-4901.
  13. (Invited Paper) E. S. Emamian and A. Abdi, “Complex human disorders and molecular system engineering: Historical perspective and potential impacts,” in Proc. 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Minneapolis, MN, 2009, pp. 1083-1085.
  14. E. S. Emamian and A. Abdi, “Fault diagnosis of complex neuronal networks can identify vulnerable molecules,” Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2009 (abstract).
  15. H. Guo, A. Abdi, A. Song and M. Badiey, “Characterization of delay and Doppler spreads of underwater particle velocity channels using zero crossing rates,” in Proc. Conf. Inform. Sci. Syst., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2010, pp. 1-6.
  16. C. Chen, A. Abdi, A. Song and M. Badiey, “Digital transmission via underwater acoustic particle velocity channels,” in Proc. Conf. Inform. Sci. Syst., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2010, pp. 1-6.
  17. H. Guo, A. Abdi, A. Song and M. Badiey, “Correlations in underwater acoustic particle velocity and pressure channels,” in Proc. Conf. Inform. Sci. Syst., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2009, pp. 913-918.
  18. H. Guo and A. Abdi, “Multiuser underwater communication with space-time block codes and acoustic vector sensors,” in Proc. MTS/IEEE Oceans, Quebec City, QC, Canada, 2008, pp. 1-6.
  19. A. Abdi and H. Guo, “A correlation model for vector sensor arrays in underwater communication systems,” in Proc. MTS/IEEE Oceans, Quebec City, QC, Canada, 2008, pp. 1-12.
  20. A. Song, M. Badiey, P. Hursky and A. Abdi, “Time reversal receivers for underwater acoustic communication using vector sensors,” in Proc. MTS/IEEE Oceans, Quebec City, QC, Canada, 2008, pp. 1-10.
  21. A. Abdi, H. Guo and P. Sutthiwan, “A new vector sensor receiver for underwater acoustic communication,” in Proc. MTS/IEEE Oceans, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2007, pp. 1-10.
  22. M. Cao, H. Ge, H. Zhang and A. Abdi, “Parametric Doppler spread estimation in mobile fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE Military Commun. Conf., Orlando, FL, 2007, pp. 1-5.
  23. S. Wang and A. Abdi, “Statistical characterization of eigen-channels in time-varying Rayleigh flat fading MIMO systems,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf., San Francisco, CA, 2006, pp. 1-5.
  24. H. Zhang and Abdi, “Cyclostationary-based mobile speed estimation in fading channels: Blind and data-aided approaches,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf., San Francisco, CA, 2006, pp. 1-5.
  25. H. Zhang, A. Abdi and A. M. Haimovich, “Reduced-rank multi-antenna cyclic Wiener filtering for interference cancellation,” in Proc. IEEE Military Commun. Conf., Washington, DC, 2006, pp. 1-6.
  26. H. Zhang and A. Abdi, “Space-time Doppler spread estimation in mobile fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE Military Commun. Conf., Washington, DC, 2006, pp. 1-5.
  27. O. A. Dobre, A. Abdi, Y. Bar-Ness, and W. Su, “Cyclostationarity-based blind classification of joint analog and digital modulations,” in Proc. IEEE Military Commun. Conf., Washington, DC, 2006, pp. 1-7.
  28. H. Li, A. Abdi, Y. BarNess and W. Su, “Array-based linear modulation classifier with two-stage CFO estimation in fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf., San Francisco, CA, 2006, pp. 1-6.
  29. S. Wang and A. Abdi “Correlation analysis of instantaneous mutual information in 2x2 MIMO systems,” in Proc. Conf. Inform. Sci. Syst., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2006, pp. 542-546.
  30. S. Wang and A. Abdi “Optimal training sequences for efficient MIMO frequency-selective fading channel estimation,” in Proc. IEEE Sarnoff Symp., Princeton, NJ, 2006, pp. 1-4.
  31. H. Li, A. Abdi, Y. Bar-Ness, and W. Su, “Carrier frequency offset estimation in qHLRT modulation classifier with antenna arrays,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Commun. Networking Conf., Las Vegas, NV, 2006, pp. 1465-1470.
  32. H. Li, Y. Bar-Ness, A. Abdi, and W. Su, “A qHLRT modulation classifier in fading channels with antenna arrays,” in Proc. IEEE Sarnoff Symp., Princeton, NJ, 2006, pp. 1-4.
  33. H. Li, Y. Bar-Ness, A. Abdi, O. Somekh, and W. Su, “OFDM modulation classification and parameters extraction,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications, Mykonos, Greece, 2006, pp. 1-6.
  34. H. Zhang and A. Abdi, “A robust mobile speed estimator in fading channels: Performance analysis and experimental results,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf., St. Louis, MO, 2005, pp. 2567-2573.
  35. (Ranked 1st in the Graduate Poster Contest of Globecom´05) S. Wang and A. Abdi, “MIMO frequency selective channel estimation using aperiodic complementary sets of sequences,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf., St. Louis, MO, 2005, pp. 2239-2243.
  36. S. Wang, A. Abdi, J. Salo, H. El-Sallabi, and P. Vainikainen “A time-varying MIMO channel model: Theory and measurements,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Workshop Signal Processing Advances Wireless Commun., New York, 2005, pp. 343-347.
  37. S. Wang and A. Abdi, “On the second-order statistics of the instantaneous mutual information of time-varying fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Workshop Signal Processing Advances Wireless Commun., New York, 2005, pp. 405-409.
  38. O. A. Dobre, A. Abdi, Y. Bar-Ness, and W. Su, “Selection combining for modulation recognition in fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE Military Commun. Conf., Atlantic City, NJ, 2005, pp. 2499-2505.
  39. O. A. Dobre, A. Abdi, Y. Bar-Ness, and W. Su, “The classification of joint analog and digital modulations,” in Proc. IEEE Military Commun. Conf., Atlantic City, NJ, 2005, pp. 3010-3015.
  40. O. A. Dobre, A. Abdi, Y. Bar-Ness, and W. Su, “Blind modulation classification: A concept whose time has come,” in Proc. IEEE Sarnoff Symp., Princeton, NJ, 2005, pp. 223-228.
  41. (Invited Paper) A. Abdi, “Stochastic modeling and simulation of multiple-input multiple-output channels: A unified approach,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Antennas Propagat., Monterey, CA, 2004, pp. 3673-3676.
  42. R. K. Bandila and A. Abdi, “On the performance limits in fading channels with arbitrary number of multipath components,” in Proc. Conf. Inform. Sci. Syst., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2004, pp. 1186-1189.
  43. S. Wang, K. Raghukumar, A. Abdi, J. Wallace, and M. Jensen, “Indoor MIMO channels: A parametric correlation model and experimental results,” in Proc. IEEE Sarnoff Symp. Advances Wired Wirel. Commun., Princeton, NJ, 2004, pp. 1-5.
  44. Z. Latinovic, A. Abdi, and Y. Bar-Ness, “On the utility of the circular ring model for wideband MIMO channels,” in Proc. IEEE Vehic. Technol. Conf., Los Angeles, CA, 2004, pp. 96-100.
  45. H. Zhang and A. Abdi, “Mobile speed estimation using diversity combining in fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf., Dallas, TX, 2004, pp. 3685-3689.
  46. A. Abdi, O. A. Dobre, R. Choudhry, Y. Bar-Ness, and W. Su, “Modulation classification in fading channels using antenna arrays,” in Proc. IEEE Military Commun. Conf., Monterey, CA, 2004, pp. 211-217.
  47. (Invited Paper) A. Abdi, C. Gao, and A. M. Haimovich, “Level crossing rate and average fade duration in MIMO mobile fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE Vehic. Technol. Conf., Orlando, FL, 2003, pp. 3164-3168.
  48. Z. Latinovic, A. Abdi, and Y. Bar-Ness, “A wideband space-time model for MIMO mobile fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Commun. Networking Conf., New Orleans, LA, 2003, pp. 338-342.
  49. K. Acolatse and A. Abdi, “Efficient simulation of space-time correlated MIMO mobile fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE Vehic. Technol. Conf., Orlando, FL, 2003, pp. 652-656.
  50. A. Abdi, H. Zhang, and C. Tepedelenlioglu, “Speed estimation techniques in cellular systems: Unified performance analysis,” in Proc. IEEE Vehic. Technol. Conf., Orlando, FL, 2003, pp. 1522-1526.
  51. A. Abdi, “A general framework for the characterization of multipath fading,” in Proc. Conf. Inform. Sci. Syst., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2002, pp. 414-418.
  52. A. Abdi and M. Kaveh, “Parametric modeling and estimation of the spatial characteristics of a source with local scattering,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Processing, Orlando, FL, 2002, pp. 2821-2824.
  53. A. Abdi, “A level crossing-based algorithm for the identification of DSB and SSB modulated spherically invariant processes,” in Proc. Conf. Inform. Sci. Syst., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2002, pp. 652-656.
  54. C. Tepedelenlioglu and A. Abdi, “Estimation of the Rice factor from the I/Q components,” in Proc. Conf. Inform. Sci. Syst., Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2002, pp. 423-428.
  55. Y. C. Ko, M. R. Burr, M. S. Alouini, and A. Abdi, “Average outage duration of interference-limited wireless communication systems,” in Proc. IEEE Vehic. Technol. Conf., Birmingham, AL, 2002, pp. 1284-1288.
  56. A. Abdi, W. C. Lau, M. S. Alouini, and M. Kaveh, “A new simple model for land mobile satellite channels,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun., Helsinki, Finland, 2001, pp. 2630-2634.
  57. A. Abdi, W. C. Lau, M. S. Alouini, and M. Kaveh, “On the second-order statistics of a new simple model for land mobile satellite channels,” in Proc. IEEE Vehic. Technol. Conf., Atlantic City, NJ, 2001, pp. 301-304.
  58. A. Abdi, H. A. Barger, and M. Kaveh, “A simple alternative to the lognormal model of shadow fading in terrestrial and satellite channels,” in Proc. IEEE Vehic. Technol. Conf., Atlantic City, NJ, 2001, pp. 2058-2062.
  59. A. Abdi and M. Kaveh, “Space-time correlation modeling of multielement antenna systems in mobile fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Processing, Salt Lake City, UT, 2001, pp. 2505-2508.
  60. M. O. Damen, A. Abdi, and M. Kaveh, “On the effect of correlated fading on several space-time coding and detection schemes,” in Proc. IEEE Vehic. Technol. Conf., Atlantic City, NJ, 2001, pp. 13-16.
  61. M. S. Alouini, A. Abdi, and M. Kaveh, “Sum of correlated gamma variates with application to the performance of wireless systems over Nakagami channels,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Infrom. Theory, Washington, D.C., 2001, p. 56.
  62. C. Tepedelenlioglu, A. Abdi, G. B. Giannakis, and M. Kaveh, “Performance analysis of moment-based estimators for the K parameter of the Rice fading distribution,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Processing, Salt Lake City, UT, 2001, pp. 2521-2524.
  63. A. Abdi, H. A. Barger, and M. Kaveh, “Signal modeling in wireless fading channels using spherically invariant processes,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Processing, Istanbul, Turkey, 2000, pp. 2997-3000.
  64. Y. C. Ko, A. Abdi, M. S. Alouini, and M. Kaveh, “Average outage duration of diversity systems over generalized fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless Commun. Networking Conf., Chicago, IL, 2000, pp. 216-221.
  65. A. Abdi, K. Wills, H. A. Barger, M. S. Alouini, and M. Kaveh, “Comparison of the level crossing rate and average fade duration of Rayleigh, Rice, and Nakagami fading models with mobile channel data,” in Proc. IEEE Vehic. Technol. Conf., Boston, MA, 2000, pp. 1850-1857.
  66. A. Abdi and M. Kaveh, “A versatile spatio-temporal correlation function for mobile fading channels with non-isotropic scattering,” in Proc. IEEE Workshop Statistical Signal Array Processing, Pocono Manor, PA, 2000, pp. 58-62.
  67. A. Abdi and M. Kaveh, “On the utility of the gamma PDF in modeling shadow fading (slow fading),” in Proc. IEEE Vehic. Technol. Conf., Houston, TX, 1999, pp. 2308-2312.
  68. A. Abdi and M. Kaveh, “Envelope PDF in multipath fading channels with random number of paths and nonuniform phase distributions,” in Wireless Personal Communications: Emerging Technologies for Enhanced Communications. W. H. Tranter, T. S. Rappaport, B. D. Woerner, and J. H. Reed, Eds., Boston, MA: Kluwer, 1999, pp. 275-282.
  69. A. Abdi and M. Kaveh, “A new velocity estimator for cellular systems based on higher order crossings,” in Proc. Asilomar Conf. Signals, Systems, Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, 1998, pp. 1423-1427.
  70. S. Nader-Esfahani and A. Abdi, “New results on the expected number of maxima in the normal process envelope,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Inform. Theory, Ulm, Germany, 1997, p. 79.
  71. A. Abdi and S. Nader-Esfahani, “A general PDF for the signal envelope in multipath fading channels using Laguerre polynomials,” in Proc. IEEE Vehic. Technol. Conf., Atlanta, GA, 1996, pp. 1428-1432.
  72. A. Abdi and S. Nader-Esfahani, “An optimum Laguerre expansion for the envelope PDF of two sine waves in Gaussian noise,” in Proc. IEEE Southeast Conf., Tampa, FL, 1996, pp. 160-163.
  73. A. Abdi and S. Nader-Esfahani, “A simple formula for the rate of maxima in the envelope of normal processes having unsymmetrical spectra,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Inform. Theory, Whistler, B. C., Canada, 1995, p. 425.