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WICOM Publications

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Books

[B1] C.R.Nassar, B.Natarajan , Z.Wu, D.Weigandt, S.Zekavat, Multi-Carrier Technologies for Wireless Communications, Kluwer Academic Publishers:Fall 2001.

Book Contributions

[BC4] S.Warren and B.Natarajan, "Wireless Communication Technologies for Wearable systems," in Wearable Monitoring systems, Springer Publications, Dec 2010.

[BC3] L.Akter, B.Natarajan and C.Scoglio, "Spectrum Usage modeling and forecasting in cognitive radio networks," Cognitive Radio Networks, Auerbach Publications, 1st edition, December 24, 2008.

[BC2] B.Natarajan , MATLAB Tutorials for Telecommunications Demystified: A Streamlined Course in Digital Communications (and some Analog) for EE students and Practicing Engineers, Butterworth-Heinmann Publishing: January 2001.

[BC1] B.Natarajan and Zhiqiang Wu, Solutions Manual for Telecommunications Demystified, Butterworth-Heinmann Publishing: January 2001.

Journal Publications

[J42] N.Roseveare and B. Natarajan,“An Alternative Perspective on Utility Maximization in Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, May 2013 (PUBLISHED).

[J41] A.Sengupta, B. Natarajan, “Performance of Systematic RRNS Based Space-Time Block Codes with Probability-Aware Adaptive Demapping,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 12, No. 5, MAY 2013, pp. 2458-2469. (PUBLISHED)

[J40] B.Moore and B. Natarajan, “A Compressive sensing based analysis of anomalies in generalized linear models,” Communication in Statistics - Theory and Methods, Feb 2013 (PUBLISHED)

[J39] E. Goldin, L. Erickson, B. Natarajan, G. Brase, and A. Pahwa, “Solar powered charge stations for electric vehicles,” AIChE Journal onEnvironmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, November 2013 (PUBLISHED).

[J38] S.Deshmukh, B. Natarajan and A. Pahwa, “State Estimation and Voltage/VAR Control in Distribution Network with Intermittent Measurements,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, October 2013 (in press).

[J37] S. M. Alam, B. Natarajan and A. Pahwa, “Distribution Grid State Estimation from Compressed Measurements,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, December 2013 (in press)

[J36] N.Roseveare and B.Natarajan,  “Distributed Tracking with Energy Management in Wireless Sensor Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 48, no. 4, October 2012, pp. 3494-3511.

[J35] S.Das, S.Bose, S.Pal, N.N.Schulz, C.Scoglio, and B.Natarajan, “Dynamic Reconfiguration of Shipboard Power Systems using Reinforcement Learning”, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1, doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2012.2207466.

[J34] K.A. Garrett, A.D.M. Dobson, J. Kroschel, B. Natarajan, S. Orlandini, H.E.Z. Tonnang, C.Valdivia, The effects of climate variability and the color of weather time series on agricultural diseases and pests, and on decisions for their management,Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, May 2012, ISSN 0168-1923, 10.1016/j.agrformet.2012.04.018.

[J33] S.Deshmukh, B. Natarajan and A. Pahwa, “Voltage/VAR Control in Distribution Networks via Reactive Power Injection through Distributed Generators,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 3, no. 3, September 2012, pp. 1226-1234.

[J32] S.Bose, B.Natarajan, C.Scoglio, S.Das and N.Schulz, “Analysis of Optimal Reconfiguration of Shipboard Power Systems,”IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol.27, no.1, Feb 2012, pp.189-197.

[J31] L.Akter and B.Natarajan, “Distributed Approach for Power and Rate Allocation to Secondary Users in Cognitive Radio Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 60, no. 4, May 2011, pp. 1526-1538.

[J30] A. Ababnah and B. Natarajan, “Optimal Control Based Sensor Deployment incorporating Data Fusion”, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 47, no. 3, July 2011, pp. 2086-2097.

[J29] A.Ababnah and B. Natarajan , “Optimal Control-Based Strategy for Sensor Deployment,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans, vol.41, no.1, Jan 2011, pp. 97-104.

[J28] D.Zhu and B.Natarajan, "Residue Number System Arithmetic Inspired Hopping Pilot Pattern Design," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 59, no. 7, Sep 2010, pp. 3679-3683.

[J27] R. Krishnan, B.Natarajan and S.Warren, "Two-Stage Approach for Detection and Reduction of Motion Artifacts in Photoplethysmographic Data," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 57, no. 8, august 2010, pp. 1867-1876.

[J26] D.Zhu and B.Natarajan, "Trellis Exploration algorithm aided unitary precoder design for maximizing MIMO capacity with limited feedback," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 16, no. 12, pp. 1095-1098, Dec. 2009.

[J25] H. Zamat and B.Natarajan, "Practical Architecture of a broadband sensing receiver for use in Cognitive radio," Elsevier Physical Communication - Special Issue on Cognitive Radio Networks - Algorithm and System Design, vol.2, no.1-2, March-June 2009, pp. 87-102.

[J24] H.Zamat and B.Natarajan, "Optimization of sensing receiver for cognitive radio applications," EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Special issue on Dynamic Spectrum Access for Wireless Networking, vol. 2009, Article ID 309212, 12 pages, 2009. doi:10.1155/2009/309212.

[J23] D.Zhu and B.Natarajan, "Residue number system arithmetic assisted frequency hoped OFDMA," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2009, Article ID 263695, 11 pages, 2009. doi:10.1155/2009/263695

[J22] D.Zhu, B.Natarajan and J.Dyer, "Peak-to-Average Power Ratio Reduction in Space-Time Coded Precoded MIMO-OFDM via Preprocessing," Wiley Journal on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, October 2009 (in press).

[J21] L.Akter and B.Natarajan, "A Two-Stage Power and Rate Allocation Strategy for Secondary Users in Cognitive Radio Networks," Journal of Communications - Special issue on Cognitive Radio Enabled Communications and Networking, Vol 4, No 10 (2009), 781-789, Nov 2009, doi:10.4304/jcm.4.10.781-789.

[J20] L.Akter and B.Natarajan, "QoS Constrained Resource Allocation to Secondary Users in Cognitive Radio Networks," Computer Communications - Special Issue on Cognitive radio and dynamic spectrum sharing systems, vol.32, no. 18, 15 December 2009, Pages 1923-1930. (Acceptance rate for special issue - 28%)

[J19] A.Serener, B. Natarajan and D. Gruenbacher,"Lowering the Error Floor of Optimized Short Block Length LDPC Coded OFDM via Spreading," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 57, no. 3, May 2008, pp. 1646-1656.

[J18] J. Dyer and B. Natarajan, "A Fast Elementwise Update Algorithm for Mean-Square Aperiodic Correlation Metrics," IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 11, no. 10, Oct 2007, pp. 772-774.

[J17] S.Das, B.Natarajan, D.Stevens and P.Koduru, "Multiobjective and constrained optimization for DS-CDMA code design based on the clonal selection principle," Elsevier Applied Soft Computing Journal, Dec 2007, doi:10.1016/j.asoc.2007.05.012, pp. 365 1-10.

[J16] J. Dyer and B. Natarajan, "Designing DS-CDMA spreading sequences via a low-complexity deterministic approach," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 302-313, January 2007.

[J15] N. Gnanapandithan and B. Natarajan, "Decentralized sensor network performance with correlated observations," International Journal of Sensor Networks, vol. 2 , no. 3/4, , pp. 179-187, March 2007.

[J14] N.Gnanapandithan and B.Natarajan, "Joint optimization of local and fusion rules in a decentralized sensor network," Journal of Communications, Vol. 1, No. 6, September 2006, pp.9-17.

[J13] B.Natarajan , S.Das, D.Stevens, "An evolutionary approach to designing complex spreading codes for DS-CDMA," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 2051-2056, September 2005.

[J12] S. Hijazi, B.Natarajan , "Novel low-complexity ant-colony based multiuser detector for direct sequence code division multiple access," International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 1-14, September 2005.

[J11] B.Natarajan and C.R.Nassar, "Crest factor reduction in MC-CDMA employing Carrier Interferometry codes," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networks, vol. 2, pp. 374-379, November, 2004.

[J10] J. Dyer and B. Natarajan, "Designing DS-CDMA Spreading Sequences via a Low-Complexity Viterbi Approach", Currently under review in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.

[J9] B.Natarajan , Z.Wu, C.R.Nassar and S.Shattil, "Large set of CI spreading codes for high performance MC-CDMA," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 52, no. 11, November 2004.

[J8] S.Hijazi, M.Michelini, B.Natarajan , C.R.Nassar and Z.Wu, "Enabling the FCC's proposed spectral policy at the physical layer," IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine (Special Issue on 4G Mobile Communications - Towards Open Wireless Architecture), April 2004.

[J7] B.Natarajan , C.R.Nassar and S.Shattil, "CI/FSK: Bandwidth efficient multi-carrier FSK for high-performance, high-throughput and enhanced applicability," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 52, no.3, pp. 362-367, March 2004.

[J6] B.Natarajan , C.R. Nassar and S.Shattil, "High-Throughput High-Performance TDMA through Pseudo-orthogonal Carrier Interferometry Pulse Shaping," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 689-695, May 2004.

[J5] Carl R. Nassar, B. Natarajan , and Z. Wu, "Multi-carrier platform for wireless communications. Part 1: High-performance, high-throughput TDMA and DS-CDMA via multi-carrier implementations," Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Vol. 2, No. 4, June 2002, pp. 357-380.

[J4] Carl R. Nassar, B. Natarajan , and Z. Wu, "Multi-carrier platform for wireless communications. Part 2: OFDM and MC-CDMA systems with high-performance, high throughput via innovations in spreading," Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Vol. 2, No. 4, June 2002, pp. 381-403.

[J3] B.Natarajan , C.R.Nassar, S.Shattil, Z.Wu, M.Michelini "High-Performance MC-CDMA via Carrier Interferometry Codes," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 50, no.6, pp. 1344-1353, November 2001.

[J2] B.Natarajan , C.R.Nassar, S.Shattil, "Innovative Pulse Shaping for High-Performance Wireless TDMA," IEEE Communication Letters, vol. 5, no. 9, pp. 372-374, September 2001.

[J1] B.Natarajan , C.R. Nassar and V.Chandrasekhar "Generation of Correlated Rayleigh fading envelopes for spread spectrum applications," IEEE Communications Letters, vol.4, no. 1, pp. 9-11, January 2000.

Refereed Conference Publications

[C96] S. Deshmukh, B. Natarajan and A. Pahwa, “Stochastic Stability of Linear Quadratic Controller over Intermittent Actuator Inputs,” Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Embedded Systems, CARE-2013, Jabalpur, India, Dec 16-18, 2013. (acceptance rate – 37%)

[C95] M. Taj-eldin, W. Kuhn, A. Hodges, B. Natarajan, et. al, “Wireless Propagation Measurements for Astronaut Body Area Network,” Proceedings of IEEE Wireless in Space and Extreme Environments, (WiSEE), Nov. 2013, Baltimore, MD (acceptance rate – 35%).

[C94] M. Taj-eldin, W. Kuhn and B. Natarajan, “Study of Radio Channel for Biomedical Sensors in Spacesuits,” Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Body Area Networks, October 2013, Boston, MA (acceptance rate – 35%).

[C93] S. M. Alam, B. Natarajan and A. Pahwa, “Agent based State Estimation in Smart Distribution Grid,” Proceedings of IEEE Latin American Conference on Communications, IEEE Latincom 2013, Santiago, Chile, Nov 2013 (acceptance rate – 38.7%)

[C92] S.Deshmukh, B.Natarajan and A.Pahwa, ‘State estimation in Spatially Distributed Cyber-Physical systems: Bounds on Critical Measurement Drop Rates, 9th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Distributed computing in Sensor Systems, IEEE/ACM DCOSS 2013, 20-23 May 2013, Cambridge, Massachusetts (acceptance rate - 20%).

[C91] L. Akter and B. Natarajan, “ Game Theory based Distributed Approach for Power and Rate Allocation to Secondary Users in Cognitive Radio Networks,” Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Informatics, Electronics and Vision (ICIEV), 23-24 May, 2014, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

[C90] S. M. Alam, B. Natarajan, A. Pahwa, “Impact of Correlated Distributed Generation on Information Aggregation in Smart Grid ,” IEEE Fifth Annual Green Technologies Conference, April 4-5, 2013, Denver, Colorado, USA.

[C89] N. Roseveare, B. Natarajan, “A structured approach to optimization of energy harvesting wireless sensor networks,” Proceedings of IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, CCNC 2013 – Wireless Communications Track, January 11 - 14, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2013. (Acceptance rate: 33%)

[C88] S.Deshmukh, S.Bose and B.Natarajan, Decentralized Multi-Cell Beamforming with Base Station Cooperation,” Proceedings of IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, CCNC 2013, 11-14 Jan. 2013, Las Vegas, Nevada (acceptance rate - 33%).

[C87] S.Deshmukh, B. Natarajan and A.Pahwa, “Stochastic State Estimation for Smart Grids in the Presence of Intermittent Measurements”, Proceedings of IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications, LatinCom 2012, Cuenca, Ecuador, Nov 2012. (Acceptance rate – 35%)

[C86] S.Bose, B.Natarajan, C.Scoglio and N.Schulz, “Distributed Optimization for Shipboard Smartgrid, Proceedings of IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications, LatinCom 2012, Cuenca, Ecuador, Nov 2012. (Acceptance rate – 35%)

[C85] B.Moore and B.Natarajan, “A General Framework for Robust Compressive Sensing Based Nonlinear Regression,” Proceedings of IEEE Sensor array and multichannel signal processing workshop, SAM 2012, New Jersey, June 2012.

[C84] B.Lu, B.Natarajan and N.Schulz, “Optimal Control Based Power Management in Hybrid Military Vehicle,” Proceedings ofIEEE International Electric Vehicle conference, IEVC 2012, Charleston, SC, March 2012 (Acceptance rate - 50%)

[C83] A.Sengupta, D.Zhu and B.Natarajan, “On the Performance of Redundant Residue Number System Codes Assisted STBC Design,” Proceedings of IEEE International conference on Computing, Networking and Communications, ICNC 2012, Maui, HI (Acceptance Rate - 35%)

[C82] N.Krishnan and B.Natarajan, “MISO Amplify Forward Scheme and its Viability,” Proceedings of IEEE International conference on Computing, Networking and Communications, ICNC 2012, Maui, HI (Acceptance Rate - 35%)

[C81] S.Bose,D.Zhu and B.Natarajan, “Multiuser MIMO Capacity with Limited Feedback Trellis Exploration Based Precoder,” Proceedings of IEEE International conference on Computing, Networking and Communications, ICNC 2012, Maui, HI (Acceptance Rate - 35%)

[C80] S.Bose and B. Natarajan, “Reliable Spectrum Sensing for Resource Allocation of Cognitive Radio Based WiMAX Femtocells,” Proceedings of IEEE Consumer communications and networking conference, Jan 2012, Las Vegas (Acceptance Rate - 40%)

[C79] M.R.Sanatkar, B. Natarajan and A.Mohammadi, “Route BER Estimation in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks exploiting Minimum Distance Routing,” Proceedings of IEEE Consumer communications and networking conference, Jan 2012, Las Vegas (Acceptance Rate - 40%)

[C78] M.R. Sanatkar and B.Natarajan,“Power Selection for Maximizing SINR in Femtocells with Sectorized Antennas,” Proceedings of IEEE Consumer communications and networking conference, Jan 2012, Las Vegas (Acceptance Rate - 40%)

[C77] N.Roseveare and B.Natarajan, “Optimizing Network Lifetime for Distributed Tracking with Wireless Sensor Networks,” 14th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM), Miami Beach, FL, October 2011, (Acceptance Rate – 23%)

[C76] N.Roseveare and B.Natarajan, “Energy-Aware Distributed Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Cancun, Mexico, March 2011. (Acceptance rate - 48%)

[C75] S.Bose, B.Natarajan, C.Scoglio, S.Das and N.Schulz, “Analysis of Robustness for Shipboard Power System with non radial Power flow,” Proceedings of IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, April 6-8, Alexandria, VA 2011, pp. 1-7.

[C74] S. Bose, S. Pal, B. Natarajan, C. Scoglio, S. Das, and N. Schulz "Analysis of Power System Reconfiguration of Electric Ships," North American Power Systems Symposium (NAPS 2010), Arlington, TX, September 2010.

[C73] S. Pal, S. Bose, S. Das , B. Natarajan, C. Scoglio, and N. Schulz "Power System Reconfiguration of Electric Ships Using Reinforcement Learning," North American Power Systems Symposium (NAPS 2010), Arlington, TX, September 2010

[C72] D.Zhu and B.Natarajan, "Limited Feedback-based Unitary Precoder Design in Rician MIMO Channel via Trellis Exploration Algorithm," Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, GLOBECOM 2010, Miami, FL, December 2010. (Acceptance rate - 33%)

[C71] A.Ababnah and B.Natarajan, "LQR Formulation of Sensor Deployment for Decision Fusion Based Detection," Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, GLOBECOM 2010, Miami, FL, December 2010. (Acceptance rate - 33%)

[C70] R.Krishnan and B.Natarajan, "On the Achievability in Cooperative Amplify and Forward Wireless Relay Network," Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, GLOBECOM 2010, Miami, FL, December 2010. (Acceptance rate - 33%)

[C69] A.Ababnah and B.Natarajan, " Control theoretic sensor deployment for data fusion based detection," Proceedings of 6th IEEE/ACM International conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6131. Springer, Santa Barbara, CA, 2010, pp. 92-101. (Acceptance Rate - 36.8%)

[C68] D.Zhu and B.Natarajan, "Residue number system arithmetic inspired hopping pilot pattern design for cellular downlink OFDMA," Proceedings of 9th annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS), Tampa, FL, April 2010. (Acceptance Rate - 50%)

[C67] L.Akter and B.Natarajan, "Modeling Fairness in Resource Allocation for Secondary Users in a Competitive Cognitive Radio Network," Proceedings of 9th annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium (WTS) , Tampa, FL, pp. 1-6, April 2010. (Acceptance Rate - 50%)

[C66] D.Zhu and B.Natarajan, "Trellis Exploration algorithm aided precoder design for maximizing MIMO capacity with limited feedback," Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, GLOBECOM 2009, Honolulu, Hawaii, Dec 2009. (Acceptance Rate - 34.8%)

[C65] D.Zhu, B.Natarajan and J.S.Dyer, "Peak to average power ratio reduction in MIMO-OFDM with Trellis exploration algorithm," Proceedings of 18th IEEE International conference on computer communications and networks (ICCCN 2009), San Francisco, August 2009. (Acceptance Rate - 25%)

[C64] D.Zhu and B.Natarajan, "Residue number system arithmetic aided frequency hopping pattern design in coded OFDMA," Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology conference, VTC 2009 Fall, Anchorage, Alaska, Sept, 2009. (Acceptance rate - 53%)

[C63] A.Ababnah and B.Natarajan, "Optimal Sensor deployment for value-fusion based detection," Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, GLOBECOM 2009, Honolulu, Hawaii, Dec 2009. (Acceptance Rate - 34.8%)

[C62] A.Ababnah and B.Natarajan,"Sensor deployment as an optimal control problem," Proceedings of 18th IEEE International conference on computer communications and networks (ICCCN 2009), San Francisco, August 2009. (Acceptance Rate - 25%)

[C61] N.Krishnan and B.Natarajan, "Energy Efficiency of Cooperative SIMO Schemes -Amplify Forward and Decode Forward," Proceedings of 18th IEEE International conference on computer communications and networks (ICCCN 2009), San Francisco, August 2009. (Acceptance Rate - 25%)

[C60] L.Akter and B.Natarajan, "Modeling and Forecasting secondary user activity considering bulk arrival and bulk departure traffic model," Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology conference, VTC 2009 Fall, Anchorage, Alaska, Sept, 2009. (Acceptance rate - 53%)

[C59] S. Das, A. Ahuja, B. Natarajan, "Multi-objective Optimization of Kullback-Leibler Divergence between Indus and Brahmi Writing: An Aid to Decipher the Indus Script," Proceedings, IEEE Symposium on Biologically Inspired Computing and Applications, Orissa, India, 2009.

[C58] R.Krishnan and B.Natarajan, "Joint Power and Quantization Optimization for Target Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks," accepted for publication in Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference, IEEE GLOBECOM 2008, New Orleans, Nov. 2008. (Acceptance Rate - 36.8%)

[C57] R.Krishnan, B.Natarajan and S.Warren, "Motion Artifact Reduction in Photopleythysmography Using Magnitude-Based Frequency Domain Independent Component Analysis," Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (ICCCN), St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, August 2008. (Acceptance Rate - 26%)

[C56] L.Akter and B.Natarajan, "Modeling and Forecasting Secondary User Activity in Cognitive Radio Networks," Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (ICCCN), St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, August 2008. (Acceptance Rate - 26%)

[C55] K.Rajan, D.Day and B.Natarajan, "Analysis of Pavement condition employing principal component analysis and sensor fusion techniques," Proceedings of 2008 International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, IPCV 08, Las Vegas, vol. 2, pp. 422-427, June 2008. (Acceptance Rate - 29%)

[C54] K.Rajan and B.Natarajan, "A Distance based Comparison of Optimal Power Allocation to Distributed Sensors in a Wireless Sensor Network," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2008, Beijing, China, May 2008. (Acceptance Rate - 36%)

[C53] H.Zamat and B.Natarajan, "Use of Dedicated Broadband Sensing Receiver in Cognitive Radio," Proceedings of IEEE Cognitive Networks Workshop (CogNets), part of IEEE International Conference in Communications, ICC 2008, Beijing, China, May 2008 (Acceptance Rate - 29.7%)

[C52] S.Hijazi and B.Natarajan, "An Improved Decorrelator MUD for Asynchronous MC-CDMA with Extended Observation Window," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2008, Beijing, China, May 2008. (Acceptance Rate - 36%)

[C51] N.Anand, C.Scoglio and B.Natarajan, "GARCH-Non-linear time series model for traffic modeling and prediction," Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium NOMS 2008, pp. 694-697.

[C50] R.Krishnan, B.Natarajan and S. Warren, "Analysis and Detection of Motion Artifact in Photoplethysmographic data using higher order statistics," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Las Vegas, April 2008, ICASSP 2008 (Acceptance Rate - 49.5%)

[C49] T.Van Slyke W.Kuhn and B.Natarajan, "Measuring Interference from a UWB Transmitter in the GPS L-1 band," Proceedings of Radio and Wireless Conference 2008, Orlando, Jan 2008. (Acceptance Rate - 54%)

[C48] H.Zamat and B.Natarajan, "Enabling a Practical Cognitive Radio," Proceedings of second International Conference on Cognitive Radio Oriented Wireless Networks and Communications (CROWNCOM 07), Orlando, FL, August 2007. (Acceptance rate - 60%)

[C47] J.Dyer and B.Natarajan, "Improved low complexity fusion receivers for synchronous DS-CDMA sensor networks," Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Wireless Mesh and Ad-hoc networks (WiMan 2007), Honolulu, HI, August 2007 (Acceptance rate - 43%)

[C46] D. Gruenbacher, B. Natarajan, A. Pahwa, C. Scoglio, C. Lewis, and M. Muguira, "Increasing Women Graduate Students in STEM Fields through a Focused Recruitment Workshop," Proceedings of 27th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Milwaukee, Oct. 2007.

[C45] Z.Wu, B.Natarajan and C.R. Nassar, "Interference Tolerance Agile Cognitive Radio: Maximize Channel Capacity of Cognitive Radio," Proceedings of IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2007), Las Vegas, Jan 2007.

[C44] N.Gnanapandithan and B.Natarajan, "Analysis of the Performance of Decentralized Sensor Network with Correlated Observations," Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive computing, Feb 5-7, Puerto Rico, 2007 (Acceptance rate for regular paper - 37.5%).

[C43] S.Kopparthi and B.Natarajan, "Performance of parallel decentralized detection system with decision feedback," Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive computing, Feb 5-7, Puerto Rico, 2007. (Acceptance rate for regular paper - 37.5%).

[C42] H.Raza, J.Dyer and B.Natarajan,"Generating Spreading Codes for MC-CDMA with Desirable Crest Factor and Error Weight Distribution,"Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive computing, Feb 5-7, Puerto Rico, 2007. (Acceptance rate for regular paper - 37.5%).

[C41] N.Panday and B.Natarajan,"Impact of Error weight distribution in MB-OFDM based UWB system with spreading," Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive computing, Feb 5-7, Puerto Rico, 2007. (Acceptance rate for regular paper - 37.5%).

[C40] S.Hijazi and B.Natarajan,"Near-Optimal Multiuser Detection in Asynchronous MC-CDMA via the Ant Colony Approach,"Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Pervasive computing, Feb 5-7, Puerto Rico, 2007. (Acceptance rate for regular paper - 37.5%).

[C39] A. Serener, B. Natarajan and D. Gruenbacher, "Optimized LDPC Codes for OFDM and Spread OFDM in Correlated Channels," Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Spring 2007, Dublin, Ireland (Acceptance rate - 44.9%)

[C38] J. Dyer, B. Natarajan and S. Jayaweera, "Bayesian data fusion for asynchronous DS-CDMA sensor networks in Rayleigh fading," Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom 2006), San Francisco, Nov. 2006. (Acceptance Rate - 40%)

[C37] W.Kuhn, B.Natarajan, and D.Gruenbacher, "A Comprehensive Design Experience based on Product Development across Multiple Courses," in Proceedings of Frontiers in Education Conference, (San Diego, CA), Oct. 2006.

[C36] D.Gruenbacher, B.Natarajan, and W.Kuhn, "An Integrated Laboratory Experience - A New Environment for Teaching Communication Concepts," in Proceedings of Frontiers in Education Conference, (San Diego, CA), Oct. 2006.

[C35] N. Gnanapandithan and B. Natarajan, "Impact of Local decision rules in distributed sensor networks," Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC 2006, Melbourne, Australia, May 2006. (Acceptance Rate for Oral Presentations - 35.2%)

[C34] N. Gnanapandithan and B. Natarajan, "Genetic Algorithm assisted optimal fusion rule in sensor networks," Proceedings of IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking conference, CCNC 2006, vol. 2, Las Vegas, Jan 7-10, 2006, pp. 763-767. (Acceptance Rate - 42%)

[C33] Z.Wu, C.R.Nassar, B.Natarajan , D.Weigandt, "The road to 4G: two paradigm shifts, one enabling technology," Proceedings of First IEEE International Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks, 2005. DySPAN 2005, pp. 688-694, Nov. 2005 (Acceptance Rate - 25%).

[C32] J. Dyer and B. Natarajan, "A novel low-complexity deterministic algorithm for DS-CDMA signature sequence generation," in Proceedings of IEEE 62nd Vehicular Technology Conference, Dallas, Texas, vol.3, pp. 2086-2090, Sep 2005 (Acceptance rate - 45%).

[C31] S. L. Hijazi, Andrew J. Best, B.Natarajan, and Sanjoy Das, "Ant-Colony based optimal MC-CDMA Multi-user detector," IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob2005) , Montreal, Canada, vol.1, pp. 128-132, Aug 2005 (Acceptance Rate - 40%)

[C30] A.J.Best and B.Natarajan, "The Effect of Jamming on the Performance of Carrier Interferometry/OFDM," IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob2005) , Montreal, Canada, vol.1, pp. 66-70, Aug 2005 (Acceptance Rate - 40%)

[C29] J. Dyer and B. Natarajan, "A new deterministic algorithm for DS-CDMA signature sequence generation," in Proceedings IEEE 40th International Conference on Communications (ICC 2005), Seoul, Korea, vol. 4, pp. 2348-2351, May 2005 (Acceptance Rate - 35%).

[C28] J.Kipp and B.Natarajan, "Peak-to-average power ratio analysis of multi-carrier pulse shape synthesis," Proceedings of IEEE Wireless Technologies Symposium, Pomona, CA, pp. 136-142, April 2005.

[C27] V.Thippavajjula and B.Natarajan, " Performance analysis of asynchronous carrier interferometry/MC-CDMA uplink with interference cancellation techniques," Proceedings of IEEE Wireless Technologies Symposium, Pomona, CA, pp. 131-135, April 2005.

[C26] S. L. Hijazi, A. Best, B. Natarajan, S. Das, "Novel Low Complexity MC-CDMA Multiuser Detection Based on Ant Colony Optimization", Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computing Conference, Washington, D. C., pp. 2121-2126, 2005. (Acceptance Rate - 46%)

[C25] D. Stevens, B. Natarajan, S. Das, "A multi-objective algorithm for DS-CDMA code design based on the clonal selection principle," Proceedings of the 2005 conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation (GECCO'05), Vol. 2, pp. 2015-2020, Washington D.C, 2005. (Acceptance Rate - 46%)

[C24] B.Natarajan , S.Das and D.Stevens, "Design of optimal complex spreading codes for DS-CDMA using an evolutionary approach," Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, GLOBECOM 2004, Dallas, Nov. 2004.

[C23] S.Hijazi and B.Natarajan, "Novel low-complexity DS-CDMA multiuser detector based on ant colony optimization," Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Fall 2004, Los Angeles, September 2004.

[C22] V.Thippavajjula and B.Natarajan , "Parallel interference cancellation techniques for synchronous Carrier Interferometry/MC-CDMA uplink," Proceedings of IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference , Fall 2004, Los Angeles, September 2004.

[C21] D. Stevens, B. Natarajan , S. Das, "Multi-objective Immune Systems Based Complex Spreading Code Sets for DS-CDMA", Proceedings of IASTED Conference on Communication Systems and Applications , Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 2004.

[C20] V.Thippavajjula and B.Natarajan , "Performance of serial interference cancellation receivers in synchronous carrier interferometry/MC-CDMA uplink," Proceedings of the International Conference on Wireless Networks, ICWN 04, vol. 1, pp. 347-352, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2004.

[C19] A.J.Best and B.Natarajan , " Carrier Interferometry/OFDM performance in the presence of multipath and impulse noise," Proceedings of the International Conference on Wireless Networks, ICWN 04, vol. 2, pp. 527-532, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2004.

[C18] S.Hijazi, M.Michelini, B.Natarajan , C.R.Nassar and Z.Wu, "Enabling the FCC's proposed spectral policy via carrier interferometry," accepted for publication in the Proceedings of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC 2004, Atlanta, GA, March 2004.

[C17] B.Natarajan and C.R.Nassar, "Multi-carrier pulse shape synthesis and decomposition for high performance wireless systems," Proceedings of IASTED International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT), Scottsdale, AZ, Nov. 2003.

[C16] S.Hijazi, C.R.Nassar, Z.Wu and B.Natarajan , " Spectral sharing in DS-CDMA: A multi-carrier approach," accepted for publication in the Proceedings of IASTED International Conference on Communications, Internet and Information Technology (CIIT), Scottsdale, AZ, Nov. 2003.

[C15] A.Serener, B.Natarajan and D.Gruenbacher, "LDPC coded spread OFDM in indoor environments," Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Turbo Codes & Related Topics, France, pp. 549-552, September 2003.

[C14] A.Serener, B.Natarajan and D.Gruenbacher, "Performance of spread OFDM with LDPC coding in outdoor environments," Proceedings of IEEE 58th Semiannual Vehicular Technology Conference, Orlando, Florida, October 2003.

[C13] E. Buehler, B. Natarajan , S. Das, "Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm Based Complex Spreading Code Sets with a Wide Range of Correlation Properties", Proceedings, IEEE 15th International Conference on Wireless Communications, Vol. 2, pp. 548-552, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2003.

[C12] E. Buehler, S. Das, B. Natarajan , "A Multi-objective Genetic Algorithm for Designing Complex Spreading Codes for DS-CDMA", Proceedings, Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Vol.1, pp. 1665-1668, Cary, North Carolina, 2003.

[C11] B.Natarajan , C.R.Nassar and S.Shattil, "High Data Rate FSK via Multi-Carrier Implementations for Wireless Personal Area Networks," Proceedings of SPIE's IT-COM 2002: Enabling Technologies for 3G and Beyond, Boston, MA, July 29-Aug. 2, 2002.

[C10] B.Natarajan, C.R.Nassar and S.Shattil, "Novel Multi-Carrier Implementation of FSK for Bandwidth Efficient, High Performance Wireless Systems," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2002, New York City, vol. 2, pp. 872-876, May 2002.

[C9] Z.Wu, B.Natarajan, C.R.Nassar and S.Shattil, "High Performance, High Capacity MC-CDMA via Carrier Interferometry Codes" Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, PIMRC 2001, September 30-October 3, San Diego, 2001.

[C8] B.Natarajan, C.R.Nassar and S.Shattil, "Enhanced Bluetooth and IEEE 802.11 (FH) via Multi-Carrier Implementation of the Physical Layer," Proceedings of IEEE Emerging Technologies Symposium on Broadband Communications, pp. 129-133, Richardson, TX, September 10-11, 2001.

[C7] B.Natarajan and C.R.Nassar, "Crest Factor Considerations in MC-CDMA with Carrier Interferometry Codes," Proceedings of IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing, PACRIM 2001 , vol. 2, pp. 445-448, August 26-28, Victoria, Canada, 2001.

[C6] Z.Wu, C.R.Nassar and B.Natarajan "FD-MC-CDMA: A frequency based multiple access architecture for high performance wireless communication," Proceedings of IEEE Radio and Wireless Conference, RAWCON 2001, pp. 169-172, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA, August 19-22.

[C5] B.Natarajan, C.R. Nassar and S.Shattil "Throughput Enhancement in TDMA through Carrier Interference Pulse Shaping," IEEE Vehicular technology Conference Proceedings, vol.4, pp.1799-1803, Fall 2000, Boston.

[C4] B.Natarajan and C.R.Nassar "Introducing Novel FDD and FDM in MC-CDMA to Enhance Performance," Proceedings of IEEE Radio and Wireless Conference 2000 (RAWCON 2000), pp.29-32, Denver, September 10-13, 2000.

[C3] B.Natarajan, C.R.Nassar and S.Shattil "Exploiting Frequency Diversity in TDMA through carrier interferometry," Proceedings of Wireless 2000, 12th International Conference on Wireless Communications, vol.2, pp. 469-476, July 10-12, 2000, Calgary, Canada.

[C2] B. Natarajan, C.R. Nassar and V.Chandrasekhar "Correlated Rayleigh Fading Envelopes with spread spectrum applications," Proceedings of IEEE Radio and Wireless Conference (RAWCON 1999), Denver, August 1-4, 1999, pp. 45-48.

[C1] C.R.Nassar, B. Natarajan and S. Shattil "Introduction of Carrier Interference to spread spectrum multiple access," Proceedings of the IEEE Emerging Technologies Symposium on Wireless Communications and Systems, Dallas, April 12-13, 1999.