Professor

On Leave

613 533 6000 x 36591 gazor@queensu.ca Walter Light Hall, Room 411

## Biography

Dr. Saeed Gazor received the B.Sc. degree in Electronics Engineering in 1987 and the M.Sc. degree in Communication Systems Engineering in 1989, from Isfahan University of Technology, both with Summa Cum Laude, the highest honors. He received his Ph.D. in Signal and Image Processing from Telecom Paris, Departement Signal (École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications /ENST, Paris), 1994, France. From 1995 to 1998, he was an Assistant Professor in Isfahan University of Technology, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He was a research associate at University of Toronto from January 1999 to July 1999.

Since 1999, he has been on the Faculty at Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario and currently holds the position of full Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is also cross-appointed to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Queen's University. He teaches courses and undertakes research related to signal processing.

He served as Editor for IEEE Signal Processing Letters. Dr. Gazor is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Professional Engineers Ontario.

## Research Intersts

His academic research interests include the areas of:

- Detection and Estimation Theory
- Adaptive filters
- Array Signal Processing
- Speech Processing
- Signal Processing for Radars
- Medical Imaging
- Signal processing for Heart Surgery
- Hyperspectral Imaging
- Cognitive and Distributed Systems
- Cooperative Systems
- Wireless MIMO Communication Systems
- Channel Modeling
- Systems Statistical Signal Processing

Dr. Gazor's research has earned him a number of awards including; a Provincial Premier's Research Excellence Award (now known as Early Research Award)a Canadian Foundation of Innovation Award and an Ontario Innovation Trust Award. His research is supported by NSERC grants, grants from Communications and Information Technology Ontario and industrial grants including Nortel Networks.

For more information on Dr. Gazor's research, Advanced Multidimensional Signal Processing Laboratory (MSPL) web page.

## Publications

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### Fully-Refereed Journal Papers

- Z. Pourgharehkhan, A. Taherpour and S. Gazor, "Spectrum Sensing Using a Uniform Un-Calibrated Linear Antenna Array for Cognitive Radios," accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2018.
- Y. E. Salehani, Saeed Gazor and Mohamed Cheriet, "Sparse Hyperspectral Unmixing via Heuristic ℓp-Norm Approach," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, Volume: 11, Issue: 4, pp.
**:**1191 - 1202, April 2018. - A. Abtahi, S. Gazor and F Marvasti, "Off-Grid Localization in MIMO Radars using Sparsity," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 25, no. 2, Feb. 2018.
- H. Hajimolahoseini, J. Hashemi, S. Gazor and D. Redfearn, "Inflection point analysis: A machine learning approach for extraction of IEGM active intervals during atrial fibrillation," Artificial Intelligence In Medicine, Volume 85, April 2018, Pages 7-15, 2018.
- M. B. Mashhadi, S. Gazor, N. Rahnavard and F. Marvasti, "Feedback Acquisition and Reconstruction of Spectrum-Sparse Signals by Predictive Level Comparisons," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 25, no. 4, pp: 496-575, 2018.
- H. Mohamadghasemi, R. Saadat and S. Gazor, "Mobility Tracking in Unknown Correlated Shadow Fading Wireless Networks," IET Communications, Volume 12, Issue 8, p. 892-899, May 2018.
- M. H. Shariat, S. Gazor and D. Redfearn, "Bipolar Intracardiac Electrogram Active Interval Extraction During Atrial Fibrillation,"
*IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering*, vol. 64, no. 9, pp. 2122-2133, Sept. 2017. - S .Sedighi, A. Taherpour, S. Gazor and T. Khattab, "Eigenvalue-Based Multiple Antenna Spectrum Sensing: Higher Order Moments," in
*IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 1168-1184, 2017.* - Y. E. Salehani and S. Gazor, "Smooth and Sparse Regularization for NMF Hyperspectral Unmixing," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, volume: 10, no. 8, pp. 3677--3692, 2017.
- M. Masjedi, A. M. Doost-Hoseini, and S. Gazor, "Optimal and simple near optimal non-coherent detection in amplify-and-forward two-way relaying over fast fading channels," IET Communications, vol. 11, no. 15, pp. 2328-2335, 2017.
- C. Amini, A. Taherpour, T. Khattab and S. Gazor, "On the more accurate channel model and positioning based on time-of arrival for visible light localization," Optical Engineering, vol. 56, no. 1, 16110, 2017.
- F. Mirjosseini, A. A. Tadaion and S. Gazor, "Cooperative Composite Sequential Detection and its Application in Spectrum Sensing," IET Communications, vol. 11, no. 7, pp. 1036-1044, 2017.
- D Orlando, C Hao, A Aubry, G Cui, AC Gurbuz, and S Gazor, "Special issue: advanced techniques for radar signal processing," EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Springer, 2017.
- C Hao, S Gazor, X Ma, S Yan, C Hou, D Orlando, "Polarimetric detection and range estimation of a point-like target," in
*IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems*, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 603-616, 2016. - M. Masjedi, A. Hoseini and S. Gazor, "Non-Coherent Detection and Denoise-and-Forward Two-Way Relay Networks," in IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 64 ,no. 11, pp. 4497-4505, 2016.
- E. Yazdian, S. Gazor, H. Bastani and M. Sharifitabar, "Eigenvalue Estimation of the Exponentially Windowed Sample Covariance Matrices," in
*IEEE Transactions on on Information Theory*, vol. 62, no. 7, pp. 4300-4311, 2016. - H. Hajimolahoseini, R. Amirfattahi, S. Gazor and H. Soltanian-Zadeh, "Robust Estimation and Tracking of Pitch Period Using an Efficient Bayesian Filter," in
*IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing*, vol. 24, no. 7, pp. 1219-1229, July 2016. - A. Ghobadzadeh, S. Gazor, M. Naderpour and A. A. Tadaion, "Asymptotically Optimal CFAR Detectors," in
*IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing*, vol. 64, no. 4, pp. 897-909, 2016. - Y. Esmaeili Salehani, S. Gazor, I.-M. Kim and S. Yousefi, "ℓ0-Norm Sparse Hyperspectral Unmixing Using Arctan Smoothing," in
*Remote Sensing,*8 (3), 187; doi:10.3390/rs8030187, 2016. - MH Shariat, J Hashemi, S. Gazor, DP Redfearn, "Sequential Regional Dominant Frequency Mapping During Atrial Fibrillation: A Novel Technique," Canadian Journal of Cardiology, vol. 32, issue 10, 2016.
- F. Ansari, M. R. Taban and S. Gazor, "A novel sequential algorithm for clutter and direct signal cancellation in passive bistatic radars," EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, December 2016.
- C. Hao, S. Gazor, G. Foglia, B. Liu and C. Hou, "Persymmetric Adaptive Detection and Range Estimation of a Small Target,"IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 51, no. 4, pp. 2590-2604. doi: 10.1109/TAES.2015.140517, Oct. 2015.
- C. Hao, S. Gazor, D. Orlando, G. Foglia and J. Yang, "Parametric space-time detection and range estimation of a small target," in Radar, Sonar & Navigation, IET , vol.9, no.2, pp.221-231, 2015.
- M. Naderpour, A.Ghobadzadeh, A. Tadaion and S. Gazor, "Generalized Wald Test for Binary Composite Hypothesis Test," in Signal Processing Letters, IEEE , vol.22, no.12, pp.2239-2243, Dec. 2015.
- P. Liu, S. Gazor, I. M. Kim, and D.I. Kim, "Noncoherent Relaying in Energy Harvesting Communication Systems," in
*IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications*, vol. 14, no. 12, pp. 6940-6954, Dec. 2015. doi: 10.1109/TWC.2015.2462838 - H. Alasti and S. Gazor, "Vectored Implementation of Hierarchical QAM," in
*IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs*, vol. 62, no. 11, pp. 1103-1107, Nov. 2015. doi: 10.1109/TCSII.2015.2456374 - P. Liu, S. Gazor, I. M. Kim, and D.I. Kim, "Energy Harvesting Noncoherent Cooperative Communications," in
*IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications*, vol. 14, no. 12, pp. 6722-6737, Dec. 2015. doi: 10.1109/TWC.2015.2458969 - H. Hajimolahoseini, R. Amirfattahi, H. Soltanian-Zadeh, and S. Gazor, "Instantaneous fundamental frequency estimation of non-stationary periodic signals using non-linear recursive filters," in
*Signal Processing, IET*, vol. 9, no.2, pp.143-153, 2015. - A.S. Karar, S. Gazor, Y. Gao, J.C. Cartledge,M. O'Sullivan, C. Laperle, A. Borowiec and K. Roberts, "Polynomial Pulses for Mitigating Fiber Nonlinearity in Coherent Optical Fiber Communications," in
*IEEE Photonics Technology Letters*, vol.27, no.15, pp.1653-1655, Aug.1, 1 2015. - S. Seyedin, S. Gazor and S. M. Ahadi, "On the Distribution of Mel-filtered Log-spectrum of Speech in Additive Noise Speech Communication," Speech Communication, Elsivier Volume 67, Pages 8–25, March 2015.
- A. Ghobadzadeh, S. Gazor, M. R. Taban, A. A. Tadaion and S.M. Moshtaghioun, Invariance and Optimality of CFAR Detectors in Binary Composite Hypothesis Tests," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, (62)14, pp. 3523 - 3535, 2014.
- P. Liu, S.Gazor and I-M.Kim, "A Practical Differential Receiver for Amplify-and-Forward Relaying," IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 2014.
- N.Reisi, S.Gazor and M. Ahmadian, "A Distributed Average Likelihood Ratio Detector for Detection of Signals in Frequency-Selective Nakagami Channels," IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, 2014.
- M.H. Shariat and S.Gazor, "Optimal Non-regenerative Linear MIMO Relay for Orthogonal Space Time Codes," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol.21, no.2, pp.163,167, Feb. 2014.
- M.H. Shariat, M. Biguesh and S. Gazor, "Signal-to-noise ratio optimisation for multi-input multi-output relay systems with direct source-destination path," IET Communications, vol.7, no.16, pp.1777-1788, 2014.
- S.A. Astaneh and S. Gazor, "Relay-assisted spectrum sensing," IET Communications, vol.8, no.1, pp.11,18, Jan. 3 2014
- M. R. Oularbi, S. Gazor, A. Aïssa-El-Bey, and S. Houcke, "Physical layer metrics estimation for CSMA/CA networks using a markov modeling and source enumeration," Signal Processing (Elsevier), vol. 96, pp. 274-283, 2014.
- H. Rabbani and S. Gazor, "Local probability distribution of natural signals in sparse domains," International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 52-62, 2014.
- H. Hajimolahoseini, R. Amirfattahi, H. Soltanian-Zadeh, and S. Gazor, "Instantaneous Fundamental Frequency Estimation of Non-stationary Periodic Signals Using Nonlinear Recursive Filters," IET Signal Processing, 2014.
- M. H. Shariat, M. Biguesh and S.Gazor, "Optimal multi-input-multi-output Relay Transform Matrix with a Bounded Condition Number, IET Communications, vol. 8 (15), pp. 2713-2719, Oct. 2014.
- B. Lashkari, M. Biguesh, S Gazor,” Optimal power allocation and relay selection for multiple code division multiple access peer-to-peer communication,” IET Communications 8 (11), 1892-1901, 2014.
- M.H. Shariat, M. Biguesh and S.Gazor, "Signal-to-noise-ratio maximisation for linear multi-antenna relay communications,"
*IET Communications,*vol.8, no.2, pp.172,183, January 2014. - P. Liu, S. Gazor and I.M. Kim; D. Kim, "Noncoherent Amplify-and-Forward Cooperative Networks: Robust Detection and Performance Analysis," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol.61, no.9, pp.3644,3659, 2013.
- P. Liu, I.M. Kim and S. Gazor, "Maximum-Likelihood Detector for Differential Amplify-and-Forward Cooperative Networks," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol.62, no.8, pp.4097-4104, 2013.
- N. Reisi, S.Gazor and M. Ahmadian, "Distributed Cooperative Spectrum Sensing in Mixture of Large and Small Scale Fading Channels," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol.12, no.11, pp.5406-5412, 2013.
- Y. Hua, D. Bliss, S. Gazor, Y. Rong and Y. Sung, "Guest Editorial: Theories and Methods for Advanced Wireless Relays - Issue II," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol.31, no.8, pp.1361-1367, 2013.
- P. Liu, S. Gazor and I.M. Kim, "An Opportunistic Protocol Employing Independent Codebooks for Bidirectional Cooperative Networks," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol.62, no.2, pp.902,908, 2013.
- S. Astaneh and S. Gazor, "Cooperative Spectrum Sensing over Mixture-Nakagami Channels," IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol.2, no.3, pp.259-262, 2013.
- M.-R. Oularbi, S. Gazor, A. Aissa-El-Bey and S. Houcke, "Enumeration of Base Station Antennas in a Cognitive Receiver by Exploiting Pilot Patterns," IEEE Communications Letters, vol.17, no.1, pp. 8-11, 2013.
- M.-R. Oularbi, S. S. Gazor Houcke, and A. Aïssa-El-Bey, "GLR test for OFDM system identification using pilot tones pattern," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2013, no. 1, pp. 1-17, 2013.
- S. Seyedin, S. M. Ahadi, and S. Gazor, "New features using robust mvdr spectrum of filtered autocorrelation sequence for robust speech recognition," The Scientific World Journal (Hindawi), vol. 2013, 2013.
- E. Yazdian, S. Gazor, and M. H. Bastani, "Limiting spectral distribution of the sample covariance matrix of the windowed array data," EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, vol. 2013, no. 1, pp. 1-15, 2013.
- A. Ghobadzadeh, S. Gazor, M. R. Taban, A. A. Tadaion and M. Gazor, " Separating Function Estimation Tests: a new perspective on binary composite hypothesis testing," IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, Nov. 2012.
- H. Rabbani and S. Gazor, "Video Denoising in three-dimensional Complex Wavelet Domain Using A Doubly Stochastic Modeling,'' IET Image Processing, Volume 6, issue9 , pp. 1262 - 1274, December 2012.
- R. Alihemati and S. Gazor, "Tone Reservation for OFDM Systems By Maximizing Signal-to-Distortion Ratio,'' IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, (11)2:762 - 770, February 2012.
- A. Pourmottaghi, M. R. Taban and S. Gazor, ''A CFAR Detector in a Non-Homogeneous Weibull Clutter,'' IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 48(2): 1747-1758, April 2012.
- E. Yazdian, S.Gazor and H.Bastani, "Source enumeration in large arrays using moments of eigenvalues and relatively few samples," Signal Processing, IET , vol.6, no.7, pp.689,696, September 2012.
- A.A. Tadaion, M. Derakhtian and S. Gazor, "Hybrid Likelihood Ratio Bit-Rate Detectors for Variable-Gain Multiple-Access Systems in an Unknown Noise Variance,'' IET Communications, vol.6, no.4, pp.464-470, March 6 2012.
- Y. Hua, D.W.Bliss, S. Gazor, and and Y. Rong, and Y. Sung, ''Guest Editorial Theories and Methods for Advanced Wireless Relays: Issue I, " IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, (30)8:1297--1303, Sept. 2012.
- E. Yazdian, S. Gazor and H. Bastani, "Source enumeration in large arrays using moments of eigenvalues and relatively few samples," Signal Processing, IET , vol 6 , no 7, pp. 689 - 696, 2012.
- M. Biguesh and S. Gazor, "Distributed Power Control in Cellular Communication Systems Concerning Inaccurate SINR Reports," Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on , vol.60, no.8, pp.3657-3666, Oct. 2011.
- M. Derakhtian, A. A. Tadaion, and S. Gazor, "Modulation classification of linearly modulated signals in slow flat fading channels," IET Signal Processing, vol.5, no.5, pp.443-450, August 2011.
- S. Gazor and K. AlSuhaili, "Communications over the Best Singular Mode of a Reciprocal MIMO Channel," IEEE Transactions on Communication, (58)7:1993 - 2001, July 2010.
- A. Taherpour, M. Nasiri-Kenari and S. Gazor, "Multiple Antenna Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radios," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 814-823, Feb. 2010.
- S. Gazor, M. Derakhtian and A.A. Tadaion, "Computationally Efficient Maximum Likelihood Sequence Estimation and Activity Detection for M-PSK Signals in Unknown Flat Fading Channels," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, (17)10: 871 - 874, October 2010.
- R. Mohammadian, M. Biguesh and S. Gazor, "A Power Allocation Method for DMT-based DSL Systems Using Geometric Programming," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, (17)1:16-19, Jan. 2010.
- H. Rabbani and S. Gazor, "Image denoising employing local mixture models in sparse domains," IET Image Processing, (4) 5: 413-428, October 2010.
- M. Derakhtian, A. A. Tadaion and S. Gazor, "Modulation Classification of Linearly Modulated Signals in Slow Flat Fading Channels," IET Signal Processing, 2010.
- S. A. Astaneh and S. Gazor, "Resource Allocation and Relay Selection for Collaborative Communications," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Volume 8, Issue 12, Page(s):6126 - 6133, December 2009.
- H. Rabbani, R. Nezafat and S. Gazor, "Wavelet-Domain Medical Image Denoising Using Bivariate Laplacian Mixture Model," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Volume 56, Issue 12, Page(s):2826 - 2837, December 2009.
- S. Fazeli-Dehkordy, S. Gazor and S. Shahbazpanahi, "Multiple Peer-to-Peer Communications using a Network of Relays," IEEE Transactions in Signal processing, Volume 57, Issue 8, pp. 3053-3062, Aug. 2009.
- M. Biguesh, S. Gazor, and M. H. Shariat, "Optimal Training Sequence for MIMO Wireless Systems in Colored Environments," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume 57, Issue 8, pp. 3144-3153, Aug. 2009.
- M. Biguesh and S. Gazor, "On Proper Antenna Pattern for a Simple Source Detection and Localization System," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Volume 57, Issue 4, part 2, pp. 1073-1080, April 2009.
- M. Derakhtian, A. A. Tadaion, S. Gazor and M.M. Nayebi, "Invariant Activity Detection of a Constant Magnitude Signal with Unknown Parameters in White Gaussian Noise," IET Communications, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp. 1420-1431 Aug. 2009.
- A. Taherpour, S. Gazor, M. Nasiri-Kenari, "Invariant Wideband Spectrum Sensing under Unknown Variances," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Volume 8, Issue 5, pp. 2182 - 2186, May 2009.
- H. R. S. Rad and S. Gazor, "The Impact of Non-Isotropic Scattering and Non-Omnidirectional Antennas on MIMO Communication Channels," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 642-652, April 2008.
- H. S. Rad and S. Gazor, "Effects of Mobile Rotational Movements in Wireless Propagation," IET Communications, vol. 2, no. 9, pp. 1109-1117, October 2008.
- S. Moradi, T. Linder and S. Gazor, "Multiple Description Coding by Successive Quantization," IEEE Canadian J. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 133-138, Summer-Fall 2008.
- H. Rabbani, M. Vafadust, P. Abolmaesumi and S. Gazor, "Speckle Noise Reduction of Medical Ultrasound Images in Complex Wavelet Domain Using Mixture Priors," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 55, no. 9, pp. 2152-2160, September 2008.
- H. Saligheh Rad and S. Gazor, "Space-Time-Frequency Characterization of 3D Non-Isotropic MIMO Multicarrier Propagation Channels Employing Directional Antennas," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, 14 pages, 2008.
- A. Taherpour, S. Gazor, M. Nasiri-Kenari, "Wideband spectrum sensing in unknown white Gaussian noise," IET Communications, vol. 2, no. 6, p. 763-771, July 2008.
- A. A. Tadaion, M. Derakhtian, S. Gazor, M. R. Aref, "A Fast Multiple Source Detection and Localization Array Signal Processing Algorithm Using ML Approach," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 55, no. 5, pp. 1815-1827, May 2007.
- M. Derakhtian, A.A. Tadaion, S. Gazor and M.M. Nayebi, "Invariant Tests for Rapid-fluctuating Radar Signal Detection with Unknown Arrival Time," Signal Processing (EURASIP), Elsevier, vol. 87, no. 3, pp. 441-452, March 2007.
- J.-H. Chang, S. Gazor, N. S. Kim and S. K. Mitra, "Multiple Statistical Models for Soft Decision in Noisy Speech Enhancement," Pattern Recognition (Elsevier), vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 1123-1134, March 2007.
- K. Shahtalebi and S. Gazor, "On the adaptive linear estimators, using biased Cramer-Rao bound," Signal Processing (EURASIP), vol. 87, no. 6, pp. 1288-1300, June 2007.
- S. Gazor and R.R. Far, "Adaptive Maximum Windowed Likelihood Multi-Component AM-FM Signal Decomposition," IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, vol. 14, pp. 479-491, March 2006.
- A. F. West, K. S. Novakowski, S. Gazor, "A Maximum-Likelihood Estimator for Bedrock Facture Transmissivities and its Application to the Analysis and Design of Borehole Hydraulic Tests," Water Resources Research, Vol. 42, 12 pages, 2006.
- A. A. Tadaion, M. Derakhtian, S. Gazor, M. M. Nayebi and M. R. Aref, "Signal Activity Detection of Phase-Shift Keying Signals," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 54, no. 8, pp. 1439-1445, August 2006.
- S. Gazor and H. S. Rad, "Space-Time-Frequency Characterization of MIMO Wireless Channels," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 5, No.9, pp. 2369-2375, September 2006.
- A. Vali Sichani, S. Gazor and H. T. Mouftah, "Minimum Weighted path Restoration Protocol for Survivable All-optical Networks," Invited paper, Mediterranean Journal of Computers and Networks, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 69-75, April 2006.
- T. Liu and S. Gazor, "An Adaptive MLSD Receiver Employing Noise Correlation," IEE Proceedings - Communications, vol. 153, no. 5, pp. 719-724, October 2006.
- S. Gazor and T. Liu, "Adaptive Filtering with Decorrelation for Colored AR Environments," IEE Proc. Vision, Image and Signal Processing, vol. 152, no. 6, p. 806-818, December 2005.
- S. Gazor and W. Zhang, "Speech Enhancement Employing Laplacian-Gaussian Mixture," IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, vol. 13, no. 5, part 2, pp. 896--904, September 2005.
- C. F. West, K. S. Novakowski and S. Gazor, "Usefulness of core logging for the identification of conductive fractures in bedrock," Water Resources Research, Vol. 41, No. 3, Vol. 41, March 2005.
- T. Liu, and S. Gazor, "A Variable Step-Size Pre-Filter Bank Adaptive Algorithm," IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, vol. 13, no. 5, part 2, pp. 905-916, September 2005.
- S. Gazor and H. S. Rad, "Space-Time Coding Ambiguities in Joint Adaptive Channel Estimation and Detection," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 372-384, February 2004.
- S. Gazor and W. Zhang, "Speech Probability Distribution," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 10, No. 7, pp. 204-207, July 2003.
- S. Gazor and W. Zhang, "A Soft Voice Activity Detector Based on a Laplacian-Gaussian Model," IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 498-505, September 2003.
- H. Farzanehfard, G. Askari and S. Gazor, "Design And Implementation of Adaptive Active Filters for Exact Estimation And Elimination of AC Network Distortions," Esteghlal, Journal of Engineering, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 29-44, 2003.
- S. Gazor and K. Shahtalebi, "A New NLMS Algorithm for Slow Noise Magnitude Variation," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 9, No. 11, pp.348-351, December 2002.
- M. Hojati and S. Gazor, "Hybrid Adaptive Fuzzy Identification and Control of Nonlinear Systems," IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 198-210, April 2002.
- S. Gazor, A. M. Rabiei and S. Pasupathy, "Synchronized Per-Survivor MLSD Receiver Using A Differential Kalman Filter," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 50, No. 3, pp. 364-368, March 2002.
- A. Rezayee and S. Gazor, "An Adaptive KLT Approach for Speech Enhancement," IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 87-95, February 2001.
- M. Ghavami and S. Gazor, "An Adaptive Self-adjusting Bandwidth Bandpass Filter without IIR Bias," Esteghlal, Journal of Engineering, vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 1-8, Summer 2001.
- K. Shahtalebi, S. Gazor, S. Pasupathy and P. G. Gulak, "Second Order Optimal LMS and NLMS Algorithms Based on a Second Order Markov Model," IEE Proceedings, - Vision, Image and Signal Processing, vol. 147, Issue 3, pp. p.231-247, June 2000.
- S. Gazor, "Prediction in LMS-type Adaptive Algorithms for Smoothly Time Varying Environments," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 47, No. 6, pp. 1735-1739, June 1999.
- S. Sadri, S. Gazor and A. M. Doosthoseini, "Windowing Effects of Short Time Fourier Transform on Wideband Array Signal Processing Using Maximum Likelihood Estimation," Esteghlal, Journal of Engineering, Volume 17, No. 2, pp. 29-42, March 1999.
- M. Karimi, V-A. Tahani and S. Gazor, "Matrix Interpolation Theory: Some Control Applications," International Journal of Control, vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 174-192, January 1999.
- S. Gazor, S. Affes and Y. Grenier, "Robust adaptive beamforming via target tracking," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. SP-44, No. 6, pp. 1589-1593, June 1996.
- S. Affes, S. Gazor and Y. Grenier, "An algorithm for multisource beamforming and multitarget tracking," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. SP-44, No. 6, pp. 1512-1522, June 1996.
- B. Farhang-Borojeny and S. Gazor, "Performance of LMS-based adaptive filters in tracking a time-varying plant," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. SP-44, No. 11, pp. 2868-2871, Nov. 1996.
- S. Affes, S. Gazor and Y. Grenier, "A subarray manifold revealing projection for partially blind identification and beamforming," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. SPL-3, No. 6, pp. 187-189, June 1996.
- S. Gazor and Y. Grenier, "Criteria for Positioning of Sensors for a Microphone Array," IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, vol. SAP-3, No. 4, pp. 294-303, July 1995.
- Farhang-Borojeny and S. Gazor, "Generalized Sliding FFT and its Application to Implementation of Block LMS Adaptive Filters," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. SP-42, No. 3, pp. 532-538, July 1994.
- B. Farhang-Borojeny and S. Gazor, "Selection of orthonormal transforms for improving the performance of the transform domain normalized LMS algorithm," IEE Proceedings, part F, vol. 139, No. 5, pp. 327-335, October 1992.
- S. Gazor and B. Farhang-Borojeny, "Quantization Effects in Transform-Domain Normalized LMS Algorithms," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, vol. CAS-39, No. 1, pp. 1-7, Jan. 1992.

### Selected Refereed Conference Papers

- M. Alibeigi and A. Taherpour and S. Gazor, "Optimization of secrecy rate in cooperative device to device communications," IEEE 30th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), pp. 1-5, April 2017.
- YE Salehani, S Gazor, M Cheriet, "A new weighted lp-norm for sparse hyperspectral unmixing," Proc. 2017 IEEE Global Conf. Signal Inf. Process, 1255-1259
- Y. Esmaeili Salehani and S. Gazor, "Sparse data reconstruction via adaptive ℓ p-norm and multilayer NMF," IEEE 7th Annual Conference Information Technology, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference (IEMCON), 2016.
- M. H. Shariat, S. Gazor and D. Redfearn, "Maximum likelihood cardiac conduction velocity estimation from sequential mapping in the presence of activation time noise with unknown variances," 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, FL, 2016, pp. 2745-2748.
- H. Shariat, S. Gazor and D. Redfearn, "Cardiac conduction velocity estimation from sequential mapping assuming known Gaussian distribution for activation time estimation error," 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Orlando, FL, 2016, pp. 505-508.
- H. Shariat, S. Gazor and D. Redfearn, "Two computationally efficient intracardiac conduction velocity estimators: Error analysis for the planar wavefronts," 2016 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2016, pp. 1-4.
- M. H. Shariat, S. Gazor and D. Redfearn, "Maximum likelihood cardiac conduction velocity estimation in the presence of ambiguities in the locations and activation times of the recording points," 2016 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2016, pp. 1-4.C.
- Amini, A. Taherpour, T. Khattab and S. Gazor, "Theoretical accuracy analysis of indoor visible light communication positioning system based on time-of-arrival," 2016 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2016, pp. 1-5.
- Y. Zamiri-Jafarian, S. Gazor and H. Zamiri-Jafarian, "Molecular code division multiple access in nano communication systems,"
*2016 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference*, Doha, Qatar, 2016, pp. 1-6. - M. H. Shariat, S. Gazor and D. Redfearn, "Modified maximum time difference intracardiac conduction velocity estimation," 2016 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2016, pp. 1-4.
- H. Hajimolahoseini, S. Gazor and R. Amirfattahi, "A robust and fast method for estimating and tracking the instantaneous fundamental frequency of audio signals," 2016 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2016, pp. 1-4.
- Y. Zamiri-Jafarian and S. Gazor, "Receiver design for diffusion-based molecular communication: Gaussian mixture modeling,"
*2016 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)*, Kuala Lumpur, 2016. - A. Ghobadzadeh and S. Gazor, "Asymptotically optimal narrowband signal detection using uniform linear array antenna,"
*Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), 2015 IEEE 6th International Workshop on*, Cancun, 2015, pp. 337-340. doi: 10.1109/CAMSAP.2015.7383805 - M. H. Shariat, S. Gazor and D. Redfearn, "Computationally efficient method for localizing the spiral rotor source using synthetic intracardiac electrograms during atrial fibrillation,"
*Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE*, Milan, 2015, pp. 4483-4486. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319390 - Shariat, M.H.; Hashemi, J.; Gazor, S.; Redfearn, D., "Activation detection of intracardiac electrogram during atrial fibrillation based on the variance equality test," in
*Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), 2015 IEEE 28th Canadian Conference on*, vol., no., pp.387-391, 3-6 May 2015. - Shariat, M.H.; Hashemi, J.; Gazor, S.; Redfearn, D., "Localization of the ectopic spiral electrical source using intracardiac electrograms during atrial fibrillation," in
*Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), 2015 IEEE 28th Canadian Conference on*, vol., no., pp.392-395, 3-6 May 2015. - S. Sedighi, A. Taherpour, S. Gazor and T. Khattab, "SFET-Based Multiple Antenna Spectrum Sensing Using the Second Order Moments of Eigenvalues,"
*2015 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM)*, San Diego, CA, 2015, pp. 1-7. - J Mack, S Gazor, A Ghasemi, J Sydor,” Dynamic channel selection in cognitive radio wifi networks: An experimental evaluation ,” Communications Workshops (ICC), 2014 IEEE International Conference on, 261-267.
- A. S. Karar, Y. Gao, J. C. Cartledge, S. Gazor, M. O'Sullivan, C. Laperle, A. Borowiec, and K. Roberts, "Mitigating Intra-channel Nonlinearity in Coherent Optical Communications Using ISI-free Polynomial Pulses," Optical Fiber Communication Conference, San Francisco, CA, 9-13 March 2014, paper Tu3A.7.
- M Abbasi, AA Tadaion, S Gazor,” Reduced complexity sphere decoding using a geometrical approach,” Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2014 IEEE International
- R. Shams, H Rabbani, S Gazor,” A Comparison of x-lets in Denoising cDNA Microarray Images ,” Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2014 IEEE International
- R Kafieh, H Rabbani, S Gazor, “Combination of graph theoretic grouping and time-frequency analysis for image segmentation ,” Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2014 IEEE International
- Z. Pourgharehkhan, A. Taherpour, and S. Gazor, "L_p Norm Energy Combining-Based Collaborative Spectrum Sensing of Correlated Observations in Cognitive Radio Networks," IEEE WCNC'14
- R. Shakeri, H. Khakzad, A. Taherpour, and S. Gazor, "Performance of Two-Way Multi-Relay Inter-Vehicular Cooperative Networks," IEEE WCNC'14.
- YE Salehani, S Gazor, S Yousefi, IM Kim,” Adaptive LASSO hyperspectral unmixing using ADMM,” Communications (QBSC), 2014 27th Biennial Symposium on, 159-163
- I Kabir, S Astaneh, S Gazor, “Forensic outlier detection for Cognitive Radio Networks,” Communications (QBSC), 2014 27th Biennial Symposium on, 52-56
- P Liu, S Gazor, IM Kim,” Ergodic Capacity Analysis for Ubiquitous Cooperative Networks Employing Amplify-and-Forward Relaying,” UBICOMM 2014, The Eighth International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous.
- Y. Esmaeili Salehani, S. Gazor, Saeed, I. Kim, and S. Yousefi, "Sparse hyperspectral unmixing via arctan approximation of L0 norm," 2014 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, IGARSS 2014.
- A. Ghobadzadeh, M. Taban, A. Tadaion, and S. Gazor, "The separating function estimation test and the UMPI test for target detection problem using optimal signal design in mimo radar," in Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2013 IEEE International Conference on. IEEE, 2013, pp. 4130-4133.
- A. Ghobadzadeh, M. R. Taban, A. A. Tadaion, and S. Gazor, "Invariant target detection of MIMO radar with unknown parameters," in Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), 2013 IEEE 5th International Workshop on. IEEE, 2013, pp. 408-411.
- M. R. OULARBI, S. Gazor, A. A. EL BEY, S. Houcke et al., "Exploiting the pilot pattern orthogonality of ofdma signals for the estimation of base stations number of antennas," in WOSSPA 2013: The 8th International Workshop on Systems, Signal Processing and their Applications, 2013, pp. 416-421.
- S. A. Astaneh and S. Gazor, "Frequency domain distributed OFDM source detection," in Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), 2013 IEEE 5th International Workshop on. IEEE, 2013, pp. 380-383.
- E. Yazdian, M. H. Bastani and S. Gazor, "Spectral Distribution of the Exponentially Windowed Sample Covariance Matrix," IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 2012.
- P. Liu, S. Gazor, and I.-M. Kim, "Opportunistic Relaying with Time-Division Broadcast in Bidirectional Cooperative Networks," in Proc. Globecom, Anaheim, Dec 2012.
- P. Liu, I.-M. Kim, and S. Gazor, "Relay Selection with Time-Division Broadcast in Bidirectional Cooperative Networks," in Proc. IEEE ICC 2012, Ottawa, May 2012.
- P. Liu, S. Gazor, I.-M. Kim, D. I. Kim, "Robust detector for amplify-and-forward with noncoherent frequency-shift keying," 26th Biennial Symposium on Communications (QBSC), 20 12.
- E. Yazdian, M. Bastani and S. Gazor, "Source Enumeration in Large Arrays Based on Moments of Eigenvalues in Sample Starved Conditions," 2012 IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems, SiPS 2012, QuÃ©bec City, October 17-19, 2012.
- H. Rabbani and S. Gazor, "Local Probability Distribution of Natural Signals in Sparse Domains,'' IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2011.
- M.-R. Oularbi, S. Gazor, S. Houcke and A. Aissa-El-Bey, "OFDM System Identification Using Pilot Tone Signature,"Ã' 7th IEEE International Workshop on Systems, Signal Processing and their Applications, 2011.
- M. Niroomand, Mostafa Derakhtian, Assieh Shahimaeen and S. Gazor. Adaptive blind equalization for QAM modulated signals in the presence of frequency offset," 7th IEEE International Workshop on Systems, Signal Processing and their Applications, 2011.
- M. H. Shariat , M. Neinavaie, M. Derakhtian and S. Gazor, "A Texture Classification Robust to Illumination Conditions via Testing Covariance Matrix and Mean Vector," 7th IEEE International Workshop on Systems, Signal Processing and their Applications, 2011.
- M. Neinavaie , M. H. Shariat, M. Biguesh and S. Gazor, "ML Detection in MIMO Communication Systems in the Presence of Channel Estimation Error," 7th IEEE International Workshop on Systems, Signal Processing and their Applications, 2011.
- S. A. Astaneh and S. Gazor, "Relay Assisted Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio," 7th IEEE International Workshop on Systems, Signal Processing and their Applications, 2011.
- M. H. Shariat , M. Biguesh and S. Gazor, "Improvement of MIMO Channel Estimation using Signal Space of Communication Data," 25th Biennial Symposium on Communications (QBSC), Page(s): 412 - 415, 2010.
- N. Moallemi , M. Biguesh and S. Gazor, "On the convergence of iterative non-cooperative centralized power controllers for multiple adjacent asynchronous cellular networks," 25th Biennial Symposium on Communications (QBSC), Page(s): 327 - 330, 2010.
- B. Lashkari , M. Biguesh and S. Gazor, "Joint Beamforming and Power Control in a Spatial Cooperative Multiplexing Network with Multiple Source-Destination Pairs," 25th Biennial Symposium on Communications (QBSC), Page(s): 408 - 411, 2010.
- A. Taherpour , S. Gazor and A. Taherpour, "Adaptive Spectrum Sensing and Learning in Cognitive Radio Networks," 18th European Signal Processing Conference EUSIPCO, 2010.
- M. Derakhtian , A. Tadaion and S. Gazor, "Detection of a bandlimited signal with unknown parameters," IEEE/SP 15th Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing, pp. 145-148, 2009.
- A. Tadaion , M. Derakhtian and S. Gazor, "Blind Bit-Rate Detectors for Variable-Gain Multiple-Access Systems in Unknown Gaussian Channel," 11th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, 205 - 208, 2009.
- S. J. Zahabi , A. Tadaion and S. Gazor, "Fast Spectrum Search and Detection for BPSK signals in a Cognitive Network," 11th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, pp. 209 - 212, 2009.
- S. Akhavan Astaneh and S. Gazor, "Collaborative Communications: Joint Relay and Protocol Selection," 11th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, 2009.
- S. Akhavan Astaneh, S. Gazor and H. Behroozi, "On the Capacity of Pairwise Collaborative Networks," IEEE PIMRC 2008 Fundamentals & PHY Track, 2008
- S. Moradi, T. Linder and S. Gazor, "Multiple Description Coding by Successive Quantization," IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE'08, 2008. Best paper award winner
- S. Fazeli-Dehkordy, S. Gazor and S. Shahbazpanahi, "Distributed Peer-to-Peer Multiplexing Using Ad Hoc Relay Networks," 33nd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2008.
- A. Rafati, M. Biguesh and S. Gazor, "Groupwise successive interference cancellation for MIMO communication systems," IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2008 (CCECE'08).
- M. Seyfi, M. Biguesh and S. Gazor, "A New Kalman-Maximum Likelihood Based Channel Tracking for Correlated MIMO Fading Channels in Assistance with Genetic Algorithm," IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2008 (CCECE'08).
- A. Rafati, M. Biguesh and S. Gazor, "Closed loop QR-Decomposition based receiver for MIMO communication systems," 24th Queen's Biennial Symposium on Communications, 2008.
- M. Shariat, M. Biguesh and S. Gazor, "Optimal Training Sequence for Wireless MIMO Channel Estimation," 24th Queen's Biennial Symposium on Communications, 2008.
- S. Akhavan Astaneh and S. Gazor, "Joint Protocol and Relay Node Selection in Collaborative Networks," 24th Queen's Biennial Symposium on Communications, 2008.
- S. Moradi, T. Linder and S, Gazor, "A Multiple Description Video Coding Motivated by Human Visual Perception," 33nd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2008.
- H. S. Rad and S. Gazor, "Space-Time-Frequency Characterization of 3D Non-Isotropic MIMO Multicarrier Propagation Channels Employing Directional Antennas," in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), pp. 1888-1893, March 2007.
- M. Derakhtian, A. A. Tadaion, S. Gazor and M.M. Nayebi, "Invariant Detection of a Constant Magnitude Signal with Unknown Parameters in White Gaussian Noise," IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications, ICSPC 07, pp.664-667. Nov. 2007.
- H. Rabbani, M. Vafadust, I. Selesnick and S. Gazor, "Image Denoising Employing a Mixture of Circular Symmetric Laplacian Models with Local Parameters in Complex Wavelet Domain," 32nd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), vol. 1, pp. I-805-I-808April 2007.
- M. Derakhtian, A. A. Tadaion, S. Gazor, "Rapid-fluctuating Radar Signal Detection with Unknown Arrival Time," IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications, ICSPC 07, pp.213-216 Nov. 2007.
- H. Rabbani, M. Vafadust, S. Gazor, "Video Denoising Based on A Bivariate Cauchy Distribution in 3-D Complex Wavelet Domain", Accepted for publication in IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications, February 2007.
- H. Rabbani, M. Vafadust, S. Gazor, "Image Denoising in Curvelet Transform Domain Using Gaussian Mixture Model with Local Parameters for Distribution of Noise-Free Coefficients," 4th IEEE/EMBS International Summer School and Symposium on Medical Devices and Biosensors, pp. 57-60, August 2007.
- S. Zarrin, S. Gazor, "Analysis of Partial Phase Combining, Hybrid and Transmit Antenna Selection Schemes under Channel Estimation Errors and Feedback Delay," 10th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, CWIT '07, pp. 25-28, 2007.
- H. Rabbani, M. Vafadust, S. Gazor, "Medical Volume Noise Reduction Employing a Laplace Distribution with Local Variance for Modeling Contourlet Coefficients," 4th IEEE/EMBS International Summer School and Symposium on Medical Devices and Biosensors, pp. 107-110, August 2007.
- H. Saligheh Rad, S. Gazor and P. Shariatpanahi, "Non-Fixed Scatterers and Their Effects on MIMO Multicarrier Fading Communication Channels," IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, GLOBECOM '07. pp 3765-3769, 2007.
- H. Rabbani, M. Vafadust, S. Gazor, "Image Denoising Based on A Mixture of Circular Symmetric Laplacian Models in Complex Wavelet Domain," 3rd IEEE/EMBS International Summer School on Medical Devices and Biosensors, pp. 149-153, 2006.
- S. Zarrin and S. Gazor, "Performance Evaluation of Simple Feedback Methods for 2x1 Wireless Systems," Proceedings of 23rd Biennial Symposium on Communications, pp. 304-307, May 2006.
- A. Heidarbarghi and S. Gazor, "A Digital Architecture for Direct Digital-to-RF Converters," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE'06, pp. 1576-1581, 2006.
- N. A. Ali, S. Gazor, H. Mouftah, "Statistical Delay Budget Partitioning Algorithm", Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications, pp. Q-19.7.1-Q-19.7.5, June 2006.
- H. Rabbani, M. Vafadoost, S. Gazor, I. Selesnick, "Image Denoising Based on A Bivariate Cauchy Distribution with Local Variance in Complex Wavelet Domain", Proceedings of IEEE 2006 Digital Signal Processing Workshop and Workshop on Signal Processing Education, September 2006.
- H. Rabbani, M. Vafadust, I. Selesnick, S. Gazor "Image Denoising Based on A Mixture of Bivariate Gaussian Models in Complex Wavelet Domain", Proceedings of 3rd IEEE-EMBS International Summer School and Symposium on Medical Devices and Biosensors (ISSS-MDBS), September 2006.
- H. Rabbani, M. Vafadust, I. Selesnick, S. Gazor, "Image Denoising Based on A Mixture of Bivariate Laplacian Models in Complex Wavelet Domain," Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, MMSP 2006, 2006.
- S. Moradi and S. Gazor, "An OFDM Rayleigh Fading Channel Simulator," Proceedings of 64th IEEE Vehicular Technology conference, September 2006.
- H. Rabbani, M. Vafadust, S. Gazor, "Image Denoising Based on A Mixture of Laplace Distributions With Local Parameters In Complex Wavelet Domain", Proceedings of 13th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2006), October 2006.
- K. Shahtalebi, S. Gazor, "Adaptive Linear Estimators, Using Biased CramÃƒÂ©r-Rao Bound," IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing (SSP '05), July 2005.
- N. AbuAli, H. Mouftah and S. Gazor, "Multi-Path Traffic Engineering Distributed VPLS Routing Algorithm," Proceedings of Systems Communications, pp. 275-280, August 2005
- A. Tadaion, S. Gazor, M. Derakhtian and M. R. Aref, "Activity Detection of a PSK Signal in Unknown White Gaussian Noise: Optimal and Suboptimal Invariant Detectors", IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing (SSP '05), July 2005.
- H. S. Rad and S. Gazor, "A cross-correlation model for non-isotropic scattering with non-omnidirectional antennas in MIMO propagation channels," 6th IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, pp. 251-255, 2005.
- N. AbuAli, H. Mouftah and S. Gazor, "A Distributed Bandwidth-Guaranteed Routing Algorithm for Point-to-Multipoint VPLS Virtual Connections," Proceedings of IEEE Inte. Conference on Communications, vol. 3, pp.1561- 565, May 2005.
- A. Abedi and S. Gazor, "Convergence Analysis of Turbo-Codes Using Moment Evolution," Canadian Workshop on Information Theory (CWIT 2005), pp.50-53, June 2005.
- H. S. Rad and S. Gazor, "A 3D Correlation Model for MIMO Non-Isotropic Scattering with Arbitrary Antenna Arrays," IEEE Wireless Comm. & Net. Conference, WCNC'05, vol. 2, pp. 938-943, 2005.
- N. AbuAli, H. T. Mouftah and S. Gazor, "Online distributed statistical-delay MBAC with QoS guarantees for VPLS connections", IEEE Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Telecommunications, ConTEL 2005. vol. 2, pp. 383-390 , June 2005
- H. Saligheh Rad and S. Gazor, "Effects of Mobile Station Rotation on the Fading Statistics of MIMO Wireless Channels," Proceedings of International Symposium on Telecommunications, Shiraz, September 2005.
- N. Abu Ali, H. Mouftah, S. Gazor, "QoS Guarantees of Point-to-Multipoint VPLS Connections," Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, CN04.2, St. Louis, 2005
- S. Gazor and K. Shahtalebi, "NLMS Algorithm with Adaptive Step-Size Employing Properties of Noise," Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST2005), September 2005.
- A. Vali Sichani, S. Gazor and H. T. Mouftah, "Maximum Mutual Links-kth Shortest Path Restoration Protocol, A Survivable Routing Scheme for All-optical Mesh Networks," Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST2005), September 2005.
- H. R. Rad and S. Gazor, "Fading Statistics of Non-Stationary Rayleigh Channels Based on the Correlation Function", Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST2005), September 2005.
- K. Shahtalebi, A. Tadaion and S. Gazor, "Interference Cancellation in CDMA Systems Employing New Adaptive Variable Step-Size Algorithms" accepted for publication in the 3rd International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST2005).
- S. Moradi and S. Gazor, "Evaluation of Robust Interframe Video Watermarking," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE05, 2005.
- H. R. S. Rad, S. Gazor, "A Cross-Correlation MIMO Channel Model for Non-Isotropic Scattering Environment and Non-Omnidirectional," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE05, 2005.
- A. N. AbuAli, H. Mouftah and S. Gazor, "Statistical Delay Guarantees of VPLS Connections over MPLS Networks," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE05, 2005.
- A. Tadaion and S. Gazor, "Maximum A Posteriori Bit-Rate Detectors for Variable-Gain Multiple-Access Systems in Unknown Gaussian Channel," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE05, 2005.
- R. R. Far and S. Gazor, "AM-FM Analysis of a Chirp Multicomponent Signal Employing MWL Criterion active," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE05, 2005.
- A. Tadaion and S. Gazor, "Likelihood Ratio Tests for PSK Modulation Classification in Unknown Noise Environment," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, CCECE05, 2005.
- N. AbuAli, S. Gazor, and H. Mouftah, "A Distributed Bandwidth-Guaranteed Routing Algorithm for Point-to-Multipoint VPLS Virtual Connections," Proceedings of the 1st International Computer Engineering Conference, ICENCO'2004, Cairo, Egypt 2004.
- H. S. Rad, and S. Gazor, "Multi-Transmitter Multi-Receiver Model for Microcellular Environments," Proceedings of IEEE SPAWC2004, Portugal, July 2004.
- K. Shahtalebi, T. Liu and S. Gazor, "A Set Membership NLMS Algorithm for Colored Noise Environment," Proceedings of IEEE Globecom 2004 - Signal Processing for Communications, 2004.
- H. S. Rad, and S. Gazor, "Wireless Channel Model with Rotating Mobile Station," Proceedings of IEEE Globecom 2004 - Wireless Communications, Networks, and Systems, 2004
- H. S. Rad, and S. Gazor, "Time-Varying Coding for Space-Time Ambiguities," Proceedings of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP'04, pp. IV-717-720, 2004.
- R. R. Far and S. Gazor, "AM-FM Decomposition of the Speech Signal Using MWL Criterion," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE'04), 2004.
- S. Gazor, "Employing Laplacian-Gaussian Densities for Speech Enhancement," Proceedings of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, ICASSP'04, pp. I-297-300, 2004.
- S. Gazor and R. R. Far, "Probability Distribution of Speech Signal Envelope," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE'04), 2004.
- R. R. Far and S. Gazor, "Amplitude-Phase-Locked-Loop design using MWL Criterion," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE'04), 2004.
- N. Abu Ali, H. S. Rad, S. Gazor and H. Mouftah, "WMPLS Throughput Efficiency in Multipath Rayleigh Fading Environments," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering 2004 (CCECE'04), 2004.
- H. S. Rad, S. Gazor and K. Shahtalebi, "Spatial-Temporal-Frequency Decomposition for 3D MIMO Microcell Wireless Channels," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conf. on Elec. and Com. Eng., 2004.
- R. R. Far and S. Gazor, "Adaptive Maximum Windowed Likelihood AM-FM Signal Decomposition," Proceedings of IEEE Int. Symp. on Signal Processing and Inf. Tech., ISSPIT'03, 2003.
- T. Liu and S. Gazor, "An adaptive MLSD receiver using colored noise diversity," IEEE Proceedings of 7th International Symposium on Signal Processing and Its Applications, vol. 1, Pages: 29 -32, 2003.
- H. S. Rad, S. Gazor, "A MIMO Channel Model and Simulator," Special Forum for Design and Developers, GLOBCOM'03, December 2003.
- T. Liu and S. Gazor, "An Adaptive Variable Step-Size Pre-Filter Bank Algorithm for Colored Environments," Proceedings of IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, (ICASSP'03), 2003.
- H. S. Rad and S. Gazor, "An optimal receiver for transmission diversity over uncertain channels," Proceedings of IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, (ICASSP '03), 2003, 2003.
- S. Gazor and H. S. Rad, "Transmission Diversity Ambiguities and Adaptive Channel Tracking," (Invited Paper) Proceedings of IEEE 7th Int. Symp. on Signal Processing and its Applications, July 2003.
- T. Liu and S. Gazor, "Fast Blocked Filter Bank Adaptive Algorithm," Proceedings of The Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, CWIT'03, Waterloo, Canada, 2003.
- S. Gazor and H. S. Rad, "Joint estimation and detection for transmit diversity over fast fading channels," (Invited Paper) IEEE/EURASIP Proceedings of Seventh International Symposium on Signal Processing and Its Applications, vol. 1, Pages: 37 -40, 2003.
- H. S. Rad and S. Gazor, "Multi-Transmitter Multi-Receiver Wireless Channel Model for Isotropic Scattering Environments," Proceedings of Int. Symp. on Telecomm., IST'2003, August 2003.
- A. Antoszkiewicz and S. Gazor, "A cooperative algorithm for cellular assignment and power control," Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conf. on Elec. and Com. Eng., CCECE'03, pp. 1609-1612, 2003.
- T. Liu and S. Gazor, "A New Adaptive PSP Algorithm for Fast Rayleigh Fading Channel and Colored Noise Environment," (Invited Paper) Proceedings of IEEE/EURASIP ISSPA'2003, 2003.
- R. Rashidifar and S. Gazor, "Posterior Cramer-Rao Bound of a Real AM-FM Signal," Proceedings of the 2003 Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, CWIT'03, Waterloo, Ontario, MAY 2003.
- W. Zhang and S. Gazor, "Statistical Modeling of Speech Signals," Proceedings of Sixth Int. Conference on Signal Processing, ICSP 2002, Beijing, China, vol. 1, pp. 480-483, August 2002.
- S. Gazor and T. Liu, "Fast Adaptive Filtering with Pre-Filtering," Proceedings of 21st Biennial Symposium on Communications at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, pp. 468-472, June 2002.
- T. Liu and S. Gazor, "De-correlated Algorithms for Faster Adaptation," Proceedings of Sixth Int. Conference on Signal Processing, ICSP 2002, vol. 1 pp. 301-304, August 2002.
- S. Gazor and M. Hojati, "Nonlinear Hybrid Adaptive Fuzzy Identification and Control," Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 3948-3953, December 2001.
- S. Gazor, A. M. Rabiei and S. Pasupathy, "A Synchronized Per-Survivor MLSD Receiver Using Differential Kalman Filter," Proceedings of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, (ICASSP'2000), vol. 5, pp. 2685-2688, 2000.
- S. Mirabbasi, S. Gazor and K. Martin, "A Wideband Carrier-Recovery System for Multilevel QAM Signals," Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, ISCAS'2000.
- S. Gazor and A. Rezayee, "An Adaptive Subspace Approach for Speech Enhancement," Proceedings of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing, (ICASSP'2000).
- S. Gazor, K. Shahtalebi, S. Pasupathy and P. G. Gulak, "H-infinity Optimality of Extended LMS and NLMS Algorithms," Proceedings of 20th Biennial Symposium on Communications, ON, 2000.
- S. Gazor, M. Hakimzadeh and S. Pasupathy, "Diversity Combining in STAR by Output Feedback and Fuzzy Logic," Proceedings of 20th Biennial Symposium on Communications, ON, Canada, 2000.
- A. Samadi and S. Gazor, "Parametric estimation of ocean waves using distributed source modeling," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference, OCEANS'98, vol. 1, pp. 162-166, September 1998.
- S. Gazor, M. Karimi and A. Goli, "An Adaptive blind deconvolution Signal Subspace Method," Proceedings of Int. Conference on Signal Processing Applications and Tech., ICSPAT'98, September 1998.
- M. Karimi, S. Gazor and G. Asgari, "Design and Implementation of an Adaptive Active Voltage-Current Filter," Proceedings of Int. Conf. on Signal Processing Applic. and Tech., ICSPAT'98, September 1998.
- M. J. Omidi, S. Gazor, P. G. Gulak and S. Pasupathy, "Differential Kalman Filtering for Tracking Rayleigh Fading Channels," Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems, pp. 376-385, 1998.
- M. Ghavami and S. Gazor, "An unbiased adaptive IIR bandpass line enhancer," Proceedings of the Fifth Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, vol. 6, pp. 87-94, 1997.
- K. Shahtalebi, S. Gazor, "An Optimum algorithm for tracking and regulating error in linear non-Gaussian models", Proceedings of 5th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, IECE, 1997.
- H. Farzaneh-fard, S. Gazor and G. Asgari, "Application of adaptive active filters in power supplies," Proceedings of the 5th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, vol. 1,pp. 107-114, 1997.
- S. Gazor, et Y. Grenier, "Placement optimal des capteurs d'un rÃƒÂ©seau de microphones," Proceedings of the GRETSI'93, Juan les Pins, pp. 245-248, September 13-16, 1993.
- S. Gazor and B. Farhang-Boroujeny, "A state space approach for efficient implementation of block LMS adaptive filters," Proceedings of IEEE Int. Conf. on Com. Systems, ICCS/ISITA, pp. 808-812, Nov. 1992.
- B. Farhang-Boroujeny and S. Gazor, "Performance Analysis of Transform Domain Normalized LMS Algorithm," Proceedings of IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing, pp.2133-2136, 1991.
- S. Gazor and H. Alavi, "Multi-sensor multi-target tracking in 3-dimensional space using range and bearing measurements," Proceedings of The Int. Society for Optical Eng., SPIE, vol.2756, pp. 120-129, 1996.
- S. Gazor, S. Affes and Y. Grenier, "Wideband Multi-Source Beamforming with Adaptive Array Location Calibration and Direction Finding," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing, ICASSP'95, vol. III, pp. 1904-1907, May 8-12, 1995.
- S. Gazor, Y. Grenier, "Optimal Positioning of Sensors for a Microphone Array," Proceedings of IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing, pp. 245--258, April 19-22, 1994.
- S. Gazor, S. Affes and Y. Grenier, "Robust Multi-Source Beamforming Via LMS-Like Target Tracking," Proceedings of the EUSIPCO-94, vol. I, pp. 339-342, September 13-16, 1994.
- S. Affes, S. Gazor and Y. Grenier, "Analysis of LMS-Like Source Tracking for Robust Adaptive Beamforming ," Proceedings of the EUSIPCO-94, Edinburgh, Scotland, vol. II, pp. 760--763, 1994.
- S. Affes, S. Gazor and Y. Grenier, "Wideband Robust Adaptive Beamforming Via LMS-Like Target Tracking," Proceedings of the 7th SP Workshop on SSAP, Canada, pp. 141-145, June 1994.
- S. Gazor, S. Affes and Y. Grenier, "Robust Adaptive Beamforming Via LMS-Like Target Tracking," Proceedings of IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing, pp. 269-273, 1994.

### Thesis

- S. Gazor, "Optimisation d'une antenne acoustique pour la prise de son," Ph.D. Thesis, Telecom Paris, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications (ENST), ENST Paris, France, (in French), November 1994.
- S. Gazor, "Analysis of the LMS Algorithms in Transform-Domains," M.Sc. Thesis, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, (in Persian), July 1989.

## Teaching

Recently offered courses

- ELEC-861 Probability, Random Variables and Stochastic Processes
- ELEC-326 Probability, Random Variables and Stochastic Processes
- ELEC-461 Digital Communications
- ELEC 323 Continuous-Time Signals and Systems
- ELEC 221 Electric Circuits

## Selected Services to IEEE SP Society

- Served as Associate editor for IEEE Signal Processing Letters
- Reviewed papers for the society journals and conferences such as ICASSP
- Invited Talks at various places
- Technical Program Chair for 5th IEEE CAMSAP 2013
- Chair of Special Sessions for ISSPA 2012, Montreal
- Technical Program Chair for ISSPA 2012, Montreal
- Signal and Multimedia Processing, 24th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering
- the 24th Biennial Symposium on Communications
- WOSSPA 2011, 7th International Workshop on Systems, Signal Processing and their Applications
- Organizing committee member of 22nd Biennial Symposium on Communications