Last update 11.11.2012

BEN GURION UNIVERSITY

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

Refereed papers in scientific journals:

1.       V. Tourbabin, M. Agmon, B. Rafaely, and J. Tabrikian, "Optimal real-weighted beamforming and its application to linear and spherical arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Speech, Audio, and Language Processing – accepted for publication.

2.       T. Routtenberg and J. Tabrikian, "A general class of outage error probability lower bounds in Bayesian parameter estimation," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 2152-2166, May 2012.

3.       T. Routtenberg and J. Tabrikian, "Bayesian parameter estimation using periodic cost functions," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 1229-1240, March 2012.

4.       D. Lederman and J. Tabrikian, "Classification of multichannel EEG patterns using parallel hidden Markov models," Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, vol. 50, pp. 310-328, March 2012.

5.       K. Todros and J. Tabrikian, "Uniformly best biased estimators in non-Bayesian parameter estimation,IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, no. 11 pp. 7635-7647, November 2011.

6.       G. Ofek, J. Tabrikian, and M. Aladjem, "A modular neural network for direction-of-arrival estimation of two sources," Neurocomputing, vol. 74, no. 17, pp. 3092-3102, October 2011.

7.       A. Koretz and J. Tabrikian, "Maximum a posteriori probability multiple pitch tracking using the harmonic model," IEEE Transaction on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, vol. 19, no. 7, pp. 2210-2221, September 2011.

8.       T. Li, J. Tabrikian, and A. Nehorai, "A Barankin-type bound on direction estimation using acoustic sensor arrays," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 431-435, January 2011.

9.       K. Todros and J. Tabrikian, "General classes of performance lower bounds for parameter estimation - Part I: non-Bayesian bounds for unbiased estimators," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 56, no. 10, pp. 5045-5063, October 2010.

10.   K. Todros and J. Tabrikian, "General classes of performance lower bounds for parameter estimation - Part II: Bayesian bounds,IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 56, no. 10, pp. 5064-5082, October 2010.

11.   K. Todros and J. Tabrikian, "QML-based joint diagonalization of positive-definite Hermitian matrices," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 9, pp. 4658-4673, September 2010.

12.   I. Bilik and J. Tabrikian, "MMSE-based filtering in presence of non-Gaussian system and measurement noise ," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics Systems, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 1153-1170, July 2010.

13.   T. Routtenberg and J. Tabrikian, "Blind MIMO-AR system identification and source separation with finite-alphabet," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 3, pp. 990-1000, March 2010.

14.   I. Bilik and J. Tabrikian, "Maneuvering target tracking in the presence of glint using the nonlinear Gaussian mixture Kalman filter," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics Systems, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 246-262, January 2010.

15.   T. Routtenberg and J. Tabrikian, "MIMO-AR system identification and blind source separation for GMM-distributed sources," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 57, no. 5, pp. 1717-1730, May 2009.

16.   L. Weizman, J. Tabrikian, and A. Cohen, "Detection of one-lung intubation incidents," Annals of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 36, no. 11, pp. 1844-1855, November 2008.

17.   I. Bilik and J. Tabrikian, "Radar target classification using Doppler signatures of human locomotion models," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics Systems, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 1510-1522, October 2007.

18.   S. Tejman-Yarden, A. Zlotnik, L. Weizman, J. Tabrikian, A. Cohen, N. Weksler, and G. Gurman," Acoustic monitoring of lung sounds  for detection of one-lung intubation," Journal of Anesthesia and Analgesia, vol. 105, no. 2, pp. 397-404, August 2007.

19.   Y. Noam and J. Tabrikian, "Marginal likelihood for estimation and detection theory," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 55, no. 8, pp. 3963-3974, August 2007.

20.   K. Todros and J. Tabrikian, "Blind separation of independent sources using Gaussian mixture model," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 55, no. 7, pp. 3645-3658, July 2007.

21.   A. Kisliansky, R. Shavit, and J. Tabrikian, "Direction of arrival estimation in the presence of noise coupling in antenna arrays," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 55, no. 7, pp. 1940-1947, July 2007.

22.   G. Katz, D. Sadot, and J. Tabrikian, "Electrical dispersion compensation equalizers in optical direct- and coherent-detection systems," IEEE Transactions on Communications,  vol. 54, no. 11, pp. 2045-2050, November 2006.

23.   I. Bekkerman and J. Tabrikian, "Target detection and localization using MIMO radars and sonars," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 54, no. 10, pp. 3873-3883, October 2006.

24.   E. Fisher, J. Tabrikian, and S. Dubnov, "Generalized likelihood ratio test for voiced-unvoiced decision in noisy speech using the harmonic model," IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 502-510, March 2006.

25.   I. Bilik, J. Tabrikian, and A. Cohen, "GMM-based target classification for ground surveillance Doppler radar," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics Systems, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 267-278, January 2006.

26.   S. Dubnov, J. Tabrikian, and M. Arnon-Targan, "Speech source separation in convolutive environments using space-time-frequency analysis," EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, January 2006.


 

A.Cohen's publications 1980-2004

 

Cohen, A. and Landsberg, D., "Adaptive On Line Pattern Detection," Proc. of the 2nd. Medit. Conf. on Med. and Biolo. Eng., Marseille, France, pp. 115-117, 1980.
Kazovsky, L. and Cohen, A., "Estimation of Parameter Drift Rate for Detection and Predictions of Faults," Elect. Letters, 17, 306-307, 1981.
Cohen, A. and Froind, I., "Software Package for Interactive Text Independent Speaker Verification," Proc. of the IEEE Medit. Elect. Conf. (MELECON), Tel-Aviv, paper 6.2.3, 1981.
Cohen, A. and Marshand, I., "On Line Fault Detection and Prediction in Dynamic Systems," Proc. of the IEEE Medit. Elect. Conf. (MELECON), Tel-Aviv, paper 6.1.2,1981.
Beker, S. and Cohen, A., "On the Statistical Properties of LPC Estimated by Random Reference Correlation," Proc. of the IEEE Medit. Conf. (MELECON), Tel-Aviv, paper 6.2.1, 1981.
Beker, S., and Cohen, A., "Improvement of Illconditioned Matrices for Speech Analysis," Proc. Int. Conf. Dig. Sig. Proc., Florence, pp. 676-684, Sept. 1981.
Cohen, A. , Gutnick, M. J., Zmora, E. and Karplus, M., "On Quantitative Analysis of Periodicity in Neonatal Respiratory Signals," IEEE Trans. on Bio-Med. Eng., BME-29, 469-472, 1982.
Cohen, A., "Speech Recognition and Synthesis for Man Machine Communication," Proc. of the 4th Conf. on CAD/CAM, Tel-Aviv, paper 5.2.1, 1982. (Invited)
Cohen, A. and Landsberg, D., "Adaptive Real Time Wavelet Detection," IEEE Trans. on Bio-Med. Eng., BME-30, 332-341, 1983.
Haimi-Cohen, R., Cohen, A. and Carmon, A., "A Model for the Temperature Distribution in the Skin Noxiosly Stimulated by a Brief Pulse of CO2 Laser Radiation," J. of Neurosci. Methods, 8, 127-137, 1983.
Landsberg, D. and Cohen, A., "Fast Correlation Estimation by Random Reference Correlator," IEEE Trans. on Instru. and Measur., IM-32, 438-442, 1983.
Gressel, C. and Cohen, A., "A Digital Approach to Monitoring and Controlling Fiberfill Plants," in: Real Time Digital Control Applications, A.A. Concherio, (Ed.) Proc. of the IFAC Symp. on Real Time Digital Control Applications, Guadalajara, Mexico, pp. 315-321, 1983.
Cohen, A. and Scharf, S. M., "Processing of the Respiratory Muscle EMG for Fatigue Analysis," Proc. of the 13th Conv. of Elect. and Electron. Eng. in Israel, Tel-Aviv, paper 5.1.2, 1983.
Landsberg, D., and Cohen, A., "Analysis and Classification of Breathing Sounds," Proc. of the 13th Conv. of Elect. and Electron. Eng. in Israel, Tel-Aviv, 1983.
Cohen, A. and Landsberg, D., "Computer Assist Device for Lung Diseases Diagnosis," Proc. of the 3rd Medit. Conf. on Med. and Biolo. Eng., Yugoslavia, paper 9.3, 1983.
Cohen, A. and Zmora, E., ""Analysis and Classification of Infant's Cry," Proc. of the 2nd. European Signal Proc. Conf. (EUSIPCO), F. R. of Germany, 1983.
Scharf, S. M., Bark, H., Heimer, A., Cohen, A. and Macklem, P. T., "Second Wind During Inspiratory Loading," Med. and Sci. in Sport and Exer., 16, 87-91, 1984.
Cohen, A. and Landsberg, D., "Analysis and Automatic Classification of Breathing Sounds," IEEE Trans. on Bio-Med. Eng., BME-31, 585-590, 1984.
Haimi-Cohen, R. and Cohen, A., "A Microprocessor Controlled System for Stimulation and Evoked Potential Acquisition," Comp. in Biomed. Res., 17, 399-409, 1984.
Haimi-Cohen, R. and Cohen, A., "On the Computation of Partial Singular Values Decomposition," Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Dig. Sig. Proc., Florence, Italy, pp. 382-385, 1984.
Cohen, A. and Zmora, E., "Automatic Classification of Infant's Hunger and Pain Cry," Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Dig. Sig. Proc., Florence, Italy, pp. 667-672, 1984.
Berstein, A. and Cohen, A., "Speech Processing Applied to Chest Diagnosis," Proc. of the 14th Conv. of Elect. and Electron. Eng. in Israel, Tel Aviv, paper 2.4.4,1985.
Pascar, A. and Cohen, A., "Comparison of Three Feature Selection Procedures for Signal Processing," Proc. of the 14th Conv. of Elect. and Electron. Eng. in Israel, Tel-Aviv, paper 4.4.2, 1985.
Shallom, I. and Cohen, A., "On Time Warping for Speech Recognition," Proc. of the 14th Conv. of Elec. and Electron. Eng. in Israel, Tel-Aviv, paper 3.1.5, 1985.
Alkon, P. and Cohen, A., "Acoustical Biotelemetry for Wildlife Research: A Preliminary Test and Prospects," The Wildlife Society Bulletin, 14, 193-196, 1986.
Cohen, A. and Leiberman, A., "Analysis and Classification of Snoring Signals," Proc. of the IEEE ICASSP-86, pp. 693-696, Tokyo, Japan, 1986.
Haimi-Cohen, R. and Cohen, A., "New Relations Between ARMA and AR Processes, Proc. of the IEEE ICASSP-86, pp. 1385-1388, Tokyo, Japan, 1986.
Cohen, A. and Shallom, I., "On Text Dependent Speaker Identification/Verification," Proc. of the IEEE-Academia Sinica Workshop on ASSP, Beijing, China, 1986.
Leiberman, A. and Cohen, A., "Digital Processing of Stridor and Snoring in Children," Int. J. of Pediatric Otolaryn, Vol. 12, pp. 173 - 185, 1986
Haimi-Cohen, R. and Cohen, A., "A Rapid Gradient Search Method for Computing Partial Singular Value and Principal Components Decomposition" , IEEE Trans. , Vol. PAMI-9, pp. 137-142, 1987.
Haimi-Cohen, R. and Cohen, A., "Optimal Linear Features for EP Evaluation," Proc. of the 15th IEEE Conv. in Israel, paper 4.2.1, 1987.
Cohen, A., "Trends In Biomedical Signal Analysis ", Proc. of the 15th IEEE Conv. in Israel, paper 4.2.0, 1987. (Invited)
Shallom, I. and Cohen, A., "Time Varying Analysis of Speech Signals with Application to Speaker Recognition," Proc. of the 15th IEEE Conv. in Israel, paper 1.5.4, 1987
Cohen, A. and Leiberman, A., "Characterization and Recognition of Snoring and stridor Signals ", Proc. of the 15th IEEE Conv. in Israel, pp. 4.2.3, 1987
Cohen, A. and Tamir, D., "Selection of Efficient Features for Phoneme Recognition", Proc. ICASSP-88, N.Y. , pp. 287-290, 1988
Kost,O. and Cohen,A., "Vowel Recognition With Neural Networks", Proc. of the 16th Conv. of Electrical and Electronics Eng. in Israel, pp. 3.1.5: 1-4, 1988
Shallom, I.D., Flomen, F.A. and Cohen, A., "Log Likelihood Ratio Distortion Measures for Scalar Time Varying and Stationary Vector Processes", Proc. of the IEEE 16th Conv. of Electrical and Electronics Eng. in Israel, pp. 4.1.3 :1 -4 , 1988.
Shaked, D. and Cohen, A., "Adaptive Hidden Markov Model Algorithm for Isolated Word Recognition", Proc. of the IEEE 16th Conv. of Electrical and Electronics Eng. in Israel, pp. 3.1.2. : 1-4, 1988.
Cohen, A., "Signal Processing Methods for Upper Airway and Pulmonary Dysfunction Diagnosis", IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, pp.72-75, 1988.
Cohen, A.and Froind I., "On Text Independent Speaker Identification Using Quadratic Classifier with Optimal Features", Speech Commun., Vol. 8, pp. 35-44,1989
Cohen, A., Poluta, M. and Scott-Millar,R., "Compression of ECG Signals Using Vector Quantization", Proc. IEEE 1990 S.A. Sympos. on Communication and Sig. Proc., Johanesburg, June 1990, pp.45-54
Moyal, A. and Cohen, A. "HMM Recognition of Hebrew Phonemes", Proc. of the IEEE 17th Conv. of Electrical and Electronics Eng. in Israel, 1991.
Cohen, A. and Poluta, M., "Compression of ECG Signals by Means of Waveform Quantization", Proc. of the 16th Int. Conf. Eng. in Med. and Bio. Kyoto, Japan, 1991. (Abstract)
Cohen-Shmueli, H., Cohen, A., Glucman, G. and Cassuto, Y., "Prediction of Mental Fatigue by the use of Electrophysiological Signals", Proc. of the 11th Congress of the Int. Ergonomics Assoc., Queinnec, Ed.), Daniellon, F. Taylor & Francis, Paris pp. 451-453, 1991.
Cohen, A. and Berstein, A., "Acoustic Transmission of the Respiratory System Using Speech Stimulation", IEEE Trans Vol. BME - 38, pp. 126-132, 1991.
Nave, G. and Cohen, A., "An ECG Compression Algorithm Based on Long Term Prediction", Proc. of the MEDICON 92, Capri, Italy, pp 961-964, 1992.
Moyal, A. and Cohen, A., "Sequential Phoneme Recognition from Continuous Speech", Proc. of the Int. Conf. on DSP Applications and Technology, ICSPAT, Cambridge, Ma. , pp. 1056-1064, 1992.
Nave, G. and Cohen, A., "Compression of ECG using Long Term Prediction", IEEE Trans. on BME, Vol BME-40, pp. 877-885, 1993.
Moyal, A. and Cohen, A., "Speaker Independent Phoneme Recognition using a Heuristic Search ", Proc. of the 3rd European Conf. on Speech Commun. & Tech., EUROSPEECH, Berlin, Vol. 1, pp. 599-602, 1993.
Cohen, A. and Vaich, T., "On the Identification of Twins by Their Voices", Proc. of the ESCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Speaker Recognition, Identification and Verification, Martigny, Switzerland, April 1994, pp. 213-216..
Cohen, A. and Nave, G., "Efficient Compression of ECG Signals using sAR Models", Proc. of the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Eng., Brazil, 1994.
Cohen, A., "Digital Processing of Biomedical Signals - Introduction", (invited) Proc. of the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Eng., Brazil, 1994.
Cohen, A. "Digital Processing of Biomedical Signals - Time and Frequency Domain Analysis", (invited), Proc. of the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Eng., Brazil, 1994.
Cohen, A., "Digital Processing of Biomedical Signals - Advanced and Novel Methods ", (invited) Proc. of the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Eng., Brazil, 1994.
Sod-Moriah, G., Gelber, O., Gurman, G. and Cohen, A., "Monitoring of Separate Lung Ventilation in Anesthesia and Intensive Care", Proc. of the 18th Conven. of Electrical and Electronics Eng. in Israel, paper 4.2.2, 1995
Cohen, A. and Lapidus V., "Unsupervised Text Independent Speaker Classification" Proc. of the 18th Conven. of Electrical and Electronics Eng. in Israel, paper 3.2.2, 1995.
Vaich, T. and Cohen, A., "HMM phoneme Recognition with Supervised Training and Viterbi Algorithm" Proc. of the 18th Conven. of Electrical and Electronics Eng. in Israel, paper 3.2.1, 1995.
Sod-Moriah, G., Cohen, A. and Gurman, G., "Detection of One lung Intubation Incidents in General Anesthesia and Intensive Care", Proc. of the 13th Int. Conf. BIOSIGNAL 96, pp. 282-284, Brno, Czech Republic, 1996.
Vaich, T. and Cohen, A., "Connected Word Recognition in Extreme Noisy Environments using Weighted State Probabilities", Proc. of the VIII European Sig. Proc. Conf., EUSIPCO 96, pp. 129-132, 1996
Cohen, A. and Lapidus V., "Unsupervised Text Independent Speaker Classification" Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Sig. Proc. Application & Technology, ICSPAT, pp. 1745-1799, Boston, Oct. 1996 .
Cohen, A. and Lapidus V., "Unsupervised Speaker Segmentation in Telephone Conversation", Proc. of the 19th Conven. of Electrical and Electronics Eng. in Israel, pp. 102-105, Jerusalem, Nov. 1996.
Vaich, T and Cohen, A., "Isolated Words Recognition using Weighted States Probabilities (WSP), A New Approach for Recognition in Noise", Proc. of the 19th Conven. of Electrical and Electronics Eng. in Israel, pp. 98-101, Jerusalem, Nov. 1996.
Zigel, Y., Cohen, A. and Katz, A., "A Diagnostic Meaningful Distortion Measure for ECG Compression", Proc. of the 19th Conven. of Electrical and Electronics Eng. in Israel, pp. 117-120, Jerusalem, Nov. 1996.
Cohen, A., "Biomedical Signal Processing" (Invited), Proc. of the 1st European Conf. on Signal Analysis and Prediction, ECSAP -97, pp. 11-16, Prague, June 1997.
Voitovetsky, I., Guterman, H. and Cohen, A., "Unsupervised Speaker Classification using Self Organizing Maps (SOM)", Proc. of the IEEE Workshop on Neural Networks for Signal Processing VII, pp. 578-587, Sept. 1997.
Zigel, Y., Cohen, A., Abu-Ful, A., Wagshal, A. and Kats, A., "Analysis by Synthesis ECG Signal Compression", Computers in Cardiology, Vol. 24, pp. 279-282, Sept. 1997.
Riech, M. and Cohen, A., "Automatic Classification of Sleep States usin HMM, Proc. World Cong. on Medical Physics and Biomedical Eng., Sept. 1997. (abstract)
Vaich, T. and Cohen, A., "Robust Isolated Word Recognition using WSP-PMC Combination", Proc. EUROSPEECH - 97, Rhodes, Greece, Sept. 1997, pp. 1595-1598
Cohen, A. and Zigel, Y., "Compression of Multichannel ECG by means of Multichannel Long Term Prediction", IEEE Eng. In Med. Magazine , pp.109-115, Jan/Feb. 1998
Vaich, T and Cohen, A., "Robust Speech Recognition", Proc. ICSPAT, Toronto, Canada, 13-16.Sept.1998.
Voitovetsky, I., Gutterman, H. and Cohen, A., "Validity Criterion for Unsupervised Speaker Recognition", Proc. of the Workshop on Text, Speech and Dialog, in Text, Speech, Dialogue, P. Sojka, V. Matousek, K. Pala and I Kopecek (Eds.), pp. 321-326, Masaryk University Press, Brno, Czech Rep., 23-26 Sept. 1998.
Kam, A. and Cohen, A., "Maternal ECG Elimination and Foetal ECG Detection - Comparison of Several Algorithms", Proc. Of the 20th Ann. Int. Conf. IEEE EMBS, Hong-Kong, 1998.
Cohen, A., "Hidden Markov Models in Biomedical Signal Processing", Proc. Of the 20th Ann. Int. Conf. IEEE EMBS, Hong-Kong, 1998.
Zigel, Y. , Cohen, A. and Kats, A., "ECG Signal Compression Using Analysis by Synthesis Coding", IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Eng., vol. 47, pp.1308-1316, Oct. 2000.
Zigel, Y. , Cohen, A. and Kats, A., "The Weighted Diagnostic Distortion (WDD) Neasure for ECG signal Compression", IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Eng., vol. 47, pp.1422-1430, Nov. 2000.
Kam, A. and Cohen, A., "Maternal ECG Elimination and Foetal ECG Detection with IIR adaptive Filtering and Genetic Algorithms", submitted to the Int. Conf. of Acoustics, Speech and Sig. Proc., ICASSP 1999.
Zigel Y. and Cohen A., "On the optimal distortion measure for ECG compression", Submitted to the EMBEC'99, Vienna, Nov. 1999.