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 M. G. Amin, D. Borio, Y. D. Zhang, and L. Galleani, “Time-frequency analysis for GNSS: From interference mitigation to system monitoring,” IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (in press). 2.

C. Zhou, Y. Gu, Y. D. Zhang, Z. Shi, T. Jin, and X. Wu, “Compressive sensing based coprime array direction-of-arrival estimation,” IET Communi-cations (in press).

B. Wang, Y. D. Zhang, and W. Wang, “Robust DOA estimation in the presence of miscalibrated sensors,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 24, no. 7, pp. 1073-1077, July 2017.

F. Xi, S. Chen, Y. D. Zhang, and Z. Liu, “Gridless quadrature compressive sampling with interpolated array technique,” Signal Processing, vol. 133, pp. 1-12, April 2017.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and F. Gini, “Frequency diverse coprime arrays with coprime frequency offsets for multi-target localization,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Advances in Time/Frequency Modulated Array Signal Processing, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 321-335, March 2017.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Structure-aware sparse reconstruction and applications to passive multi-static radar,” IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, special issue on Passive and Multi-static Radar for Civil Applications, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 68-78, Feb. 2017.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “DOA estimation of mixed coherent and uncorrelated targets exploiting coprime MIMO radar,” Digital Signal Processing, special issue on Co-prime array and sampling, vol. 61, pp. 26-34, Feb. 2017.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and A. Zoubir, “Generalized coprime sampling of Toeplitz matrix,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 81-94, Jan. 2017.

Q. Shen, W. Cui, W. Liu, S. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Underdetermined wideband DOA estimation of off-grid sources employing the difference co-array concept,” Signal Processing, vol. 130, pp. 299-304, Jan. 2017.

Q. Shen, W. Liu, W. Cui, S. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Focused compressive sensing for underdetermined wideband DOA estimation exploiting high-order difference co-arrays,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 86-90, Jan. 2017.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “DOA estimation exploiting a uniform linear array with multiple co-prime frequencies,” Signal Processing, vol. 130, pp. 37–46, Jan. 2017.

K. Yu, R. E. Hudson, Y. D. Zhang, K. Yao, C. Taylor, and Z. Wang, “Low-complexity 2D direction-of-arrival estimation for acoustic sensor arrays,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 23, no. 12, pp. 1791-1795, Dec. 2016.

B. Wang, Y. D. Zhang, and W. Wang, “Robust group compressive sensing for DOA estimation with partially distorted observations,” EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, special issue on Advanced Techniques for Radar Signal Processing, vol. 2016, no. 128, pp. 1-10, Dec. 2016.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Signaling strategies for dual-function radar-communications: An overview,” IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, vol. 31, no.  10, pp. 36-45, Oct. 2016.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Phase-modulation based dual-function radar-communications,” IET Radar, Sonar, and Navigation, vol. 10, no. 8, pp. 1411-1421, Oct. 2016.

K. Yu, Y. D. Zhang, M. Bao, Y-H. Hu, and Z. Wang, “DOA estimation from one-bit compressed array data via joint parse representation,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 1279-1283, Sept. 2016.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Group sparsity based multi-target tracking in passive multi-static radar systems using Doppler-only measurements,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 14, pp. 3619-3634, July 2016.

M. G. Amin, X. Wang, Y. D. Zhang, F. Ahmad, and E. Aboutanios, “Sparse array and sampling for interference mitigation and DOA estimation in GNSS,” Proceedings of IEEE, special issue on Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Authentication in Satellite-based Navigation Systems, vol. 104, no. 6, pp. 1302-1317, June 2016.

Y. Ma, T. Shan, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, R. Tao, and Y. Feng, “A novel two-dimensional sparse-weight NLMS filtering scheme for passive bistatic radar,” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 676-680, May 2016.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Dual-function radar-communications: Information embedding using sidelobe control and waveform diversity,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 2168-2181, April 2016.

R. Zhang, G. Li, H. Zhang, and Y. D. Zhang, “Micro-Doppler interference removal via histogram analysis in time-frequency domain,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics Systems, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 755-768, April 2016.

M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, F. Ahmad, and K. C. Ho, “Radar signal processing for elderly fall detection,” IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, special issue on Signal Processing for Assisted Living, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 71-80, March 2016.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Space-time adaptive processing and motion parameter estimation in multistatic passive radar using sparse Bayesian learning,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 944 - 957,  Feb. 2016.

Y. Tang, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and W. Sheng, “Design of wideband MIMO radar waveforms with low peak-to-average ratio,” IET Radar, Sonar, and Navigation, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 325-332, Feb. 2016. 

T. Shan, S. Liu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and R. Tao, “Efficient architecture and hardware implementation of coherent integration processor for digital video broadcast-based passive bistatic radar,” IET Radar, Sonar, and Navigation, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 97-106, Jan. 2016. 

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “High-resolution passive SAR imaging exploiting structured Bayesian compressive sensing,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, special issue on Advanced Signal Processing Techniques for Radar Applications, vol. 9, no. 8, pp. 1484-1497, Dec. 2015.

M. G. Amin, F. Ahmad, Y. D. Zhang, B. Boashash, “Human gait recognition with cane assistive device using quadratic time-frequency distributions,” IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation, special issue on micro-Doppler, vol. 9, no. 9, pp. 1224 - 1230, Dec. 2015.

M. G. Amin, B. Jakonovic, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “A sparsity-perspective to quadratic time-frequency distributions,” Digital Signal Processing, vol. 46, pp. 175-190, Nov. 2015.

Q. Shen, W. Liu, W. Cui, S. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Low-complexity wideband direction-of-arrival estimation based on co-prime arrays,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 1445-1456, Sept. 2015.

Z. Yang, M. Xing, Y. D. Zhang, G. Sun, and Z. Bao, "Factorised polar-format back-projection algorithm," IET Radar, Sonar, and Navigation, vol. 9, no. 7, pp. 875-880, Aug. 2015.

C. Liu, F. Xi, S. Chen, Y. D. Zhang, and Z. Liu, "Pulse-Doppler signal processing with quadrature compressive sampling," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 1217-1230, April 2015. 

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, F. Ahmad, and M. G. Amin, "Compressive sensing based high-resolution polarimetric through-the-wall radar imaging exploiting target characteristics," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 14, pp.  1043-1047, 2015.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Multi-task Bayesian compressive sensing exploiting intra-task correlation,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 430-434, April 2015.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, Q. Wu, and M. G. Amin, "Structure-aware Bayesian compressive sensing for near-field source localization based on sensor-angle distributions," International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol. 2015,  Article ID 783467, 15 pages, March 2015.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Generalized coprime array configurations for direction-of-arrival estimation," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 1377-1390, March 2015.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, W. Tao, and M. G. Amin, “Radar-based fall detection based on Doppler time-frequency signatures for assisted living,” IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, special issue on Application of Radar to Remote Patient Monitoring and Eldercare, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 164-172, Feb. 2015.

B. Jokanovic, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Multi-window time-frequency signature reconstruction from undersampled continuous wave radar measurements for fall detection,” IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, special issue on Application of Radar to Remote Patient Monitoring and Eldercare, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 173-183, Feb. 2015.

X. Li, G. Sun, Y. D. Zhang, M. Xing, Y. Liang, and Z. Bao, “Spectrum compression space-time adaptive processing for TOPS SAR system,” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 434-438, Feb. 2015.

S. Liu, T. Shan, R. Tao, Y. D. Zhang, G. Zhang, F. Zhang, and Y. Wang, “Sparse discrete fractional Fourier transform and its applications,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 24, pp. 6582-6595, Dec. 2014.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Motion parameters estimation of multiple ground moving targets in multi-static passive radar systems,” EURASIP Journal on Advanced Signal Processing, special issue on Sparse Sensing in Radar and Sonar Signal Processing, vol. 2014,  2014:157. Oct, 2014.  

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Target localization in a multi-static passive radar system through convex optimization,” Signal Processing, vol. 102, pp. 207-215, Sept. 2014. 

X. Mao, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Low-complexity sparse reconstruction for high-resolution multi-static passive SAR imaging,” EURASIP Journal on Advanced Signal Processing, special issue on Sparse Sensing in Radar and Sonar Signal Processing, vol. 2014, no. 104, doi:10.1186/1687-6180-2014-104, July 2014. 

M. Xing, Y. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, G. Sun, and Z. Bao, “Azimuth resampling processing for highly squinted synthetic aperture radar imaging with several modes,” IEEE Transactions on Geoscience Remote Sensing, vol. 53, no. 7, pp. 4339-4352, July 2014.  

S. Ghofrani, M. G. Amin, and Y. D. Zhang, "High-resolution direction finding of non-stationary signals using matching pursuit," Signal Processing, special issue on Advances in Sensor Array Processing in Memory of Alex B. Gershman, vol. 93 (2013), p. 3466-3478,  Dec. 2013.

B. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Local CSI based full diversity achieving relay selection for amplify-and-forward cooperative systems,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, no. 21, pp. 5165-5180, Nov. 2013.

A. Belouchrani, M. G. Amin, N. Thirion-Moreau, and Y. D. Zhang, “Source separation and localization using time-frequency distributions,” IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, special issue on Time-Frequency Analysis and Applications, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 97-107, Nov. 2013.

B. Chalise, W.-K. Ma, Y. D. Zhang, H. Suraweera, and M. G. Amin, “Optimum performance boundaries of OSTBC based AF-MIMO relay system with energy harvesting receiver,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, no. 17, pp. 4199-4213, Sept. 2013.

Y. D. Zhang, J. J. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Instantaneous altitude estimation of maneuvering targets in over-the-horizon radar exploiting multipath Doppler signatures,” EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, special issue on Emerging Radar Techniques, vol. 2013, no. 2013:100, May 2013 .

Y. D. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Anti-jamming GPS receiver with reduced phase distortions," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 19, no. 10, pp. 635-638, Oct. 2012.

J. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and M. Uysal, "Multiple-relay selection in amplify-and-forward cooperative wireless networks with multiple-source nodes," EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2012, no. 2012:256, doi:10.1186/1687-1499-2012-256, Aug. 2012. 

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Precoder design for OSTBC based AF MIMO relay system with channel uncertainty," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 19, no. 8, pp. 515-518, Aug. 2012.

R. Demirli, M. G. Amin, X. Shen, and Y. D. Zhang, "Ultrasonic flaw detection and imaging through reverberant layer via subspace analysis and projection," Advances in Acoustics and Vibration, special issue on Advances in Acoustic Sensing, Imaging and Signal Processing, vol. 2012, doi:10.1155/2012/957379, June 2012.

Y. D. Zhang, X. Shen, R. Demirli and M. G. Amin, "Ultrasonic flaw imaging via multipath exploitation," Advances in Acoustics and Vibration, special issue on Advances in Acoustic Sensing, Imaging and Signal Processing, vol. 2012, doi:10.1155/2012/874081, April 2012.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, "Joint DOD/DOA estimation in MIMO radar exploiting time-frequency representations," EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Special issue on Advanced in Time-Frequency and Array Processing of Nonstationary Signals, vol. 2012, no. 1, 2012:102.

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Local CSI based selection beamforming for AF MIMO relay system with direct link," IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 622- 625, May 2012.

B. K. Chalise, L. Vandendorpe, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Local CSI based selection beamforming for amplify-and-forward MIMO relay networks," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 2433-2446, May 2012.

X. Li, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Joint optimization of source power allocation and relay beamforming in multiuser cooperative wireless networks," Mobile Networks and Applications, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 562-575, 2011.

Y. Zhang, B. Mobasseri, B. M. Dogahe, and M. G. Amin, "Image-adaptive watermarking using 2-D chirps," Signal Image and Video Processing, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 105-121, March 2010. 

X. Li, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Cooperative wireless medium access exploiting multi-beam adaptive arrays and relay selection," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 57, no. 11, pp. 4406-4417, Nov. 2009.  

X. Li, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Priority-based access schemes and throughput performance in wireless networks exploiting multibeam antennas," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 58, no. 7, pp. 3569-3578, Sept. 2009.

X. Li, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Node throughput analysis of decentralized wireless networks using multibeam antennas in multipath environments," Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 447-456, 2009.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and F. Ahmad, "Time-frequency analysis for the localization of multiple moving targets using dual-frequency radars," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 15, pp. 777-780, 2008.

W. Tao, H. Jin, Y. Zhang, L. Liu, and D. Wang, "Image thresholding using graph cuts," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part A, vol. 38, no. 5, pp. 1181-1195, Sept. 2008.

F. Ahmad, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Three-dimensional wideband beamforming for imaging through a single wall," IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 176-179, April 2008.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and S. Kaushik, "Localization and tracking of passive RFID tags based on direction estimation," International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol. 2007, Article ID 17426, doi:10.1155/2007/17426, 9 pages, Dec. 2007.

G. Wang, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Space-time cooperation diversity using high-rate codes", Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 313-326, Oct. 2007.

W. Tao, H. Jin, and Y. Zhang, "Color image segmentation based on mean shift and graph cuts," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part B, vol. 37, no. 5, pp. 1382-1389, Oct. 2007.

X. Li, X. Huang, Z. Nie, and Y. Zhang, "Equivalent relations between inter-channel coupling and antenna polarization coupling in polarization diversity systems," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 55, no. 6, pp. 1709-1715, June 2007.

Y. Zhang, G. J. Frazer, and M. G. Amin, "Concurrent operation of two over-the-horizon radars," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, special issue on Adaptive Waveform Design for Agile Sensing and Communication, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 114-123, June 2007.

G. Wang, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Differential distributed space-time modulation for cooperative networks," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 5, no. 11, pp. 3097-3108, Nov. 2006.

Y. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Blind separation of nonstationary sources based on spatial time-frequency distributions", EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, vol. 2006, article ID 64785, 13 pages, 2006.

Y. Zhang, B. Obeidat, and M. G. Amin, "Spatial polarimetric time-frequency distributions for direction-of-arrival estimations," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 1327-1340, April 2006.

G. Wang, M. G. Amin, and Y. Zhang, "A new approach for target locations in the presence of wall ambiguity," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, vol. 42, no. 1, pp.  301-315, Jan. 2006.

Y. Zhang, K. Yang, and M. G. Amin, "Subband array implementations for space-time adaptive processing," EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, vol. 2005, no. 1, pp. 99-111, Jan. 2005.

K. Yang, T. Ohira, Y. Zhang, C.-Y. Chi, "Super-exponential blind adaptive beamforming," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 52, no. 6, pp. 1549-1563, June 2004.

M. G. Amin and Y. Zhang, "Bilinear signal synthesis using polarization diversity,"  IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 338-340, March 2004.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and G. J. Frazer, "High-resolution time-frequency distributions for maneuvering target detection in over-the-horizon radars," IEE Proceedings on Radar, Sonar and Navigation, vol. 150, no. 4, pp. 299-304, Aug. 2003.

G. Wang, X.-G. Xia, B. T. Root, V. C. Chen, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Maneuvering target detection in over-the-horizon radar by using adaptive clutter rejection and adaptive chirplet transform," IEE Proceedings on Radar, Sonar and Navigation, vol. 150, no. 4, pp. 292-298, Aug. 2003.

W. Mu, M. G. Amin, and Y. Zhang, "Bilinear signal synthesis in array processing," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 90-100, Jan. 2003.

M. G. Amin, Y. Zhang, V. Mancuso, and A. Hoorfar, "Applications of smart antennas to rotorcrafts," Digital Signal Processing, vol. 12, no. 2/3, pp. 159-174, April/July 2002.

Y. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Array processing for nonstationary interference suppression in DS/SS communications using subspace projection techniques," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 49, no. 12, Dec. 2001.

Y. Zhang, K. Yang, M. G. Amin, and Y. Karasawa, "Performance analysis of subband arrays," IEICE Transactions on Communications, vol. E-84B, no.9, Sept. 2001.

Y. Zhang, W. Mu, and M. G. Amin, "Subspace analysis of spatial time-frequency distribution matrices," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 49, no. 4, April 2001.

Y. Zhang, K. Yang, and M. G. Amin, "Adaptive array processing for multipath fading mitigation via exploitation of filter banks," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 49, no. 4, April 2001.

K. Yang, Y. Zhang, and Y. Mizuguchi, "A signal subspace-based subband approach to space-time adaptive processing for mobile communications," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 49, no. 2, Feb. 2001.

M. G. Amin and Y. Zhang, "Direction finding based on spatial time-frequency distribution matrices," Digital Signal Processing, vol. 10, no. 4, Oct. 2000.

Y. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Spatial averaging of time-frequency distributions for signal recovery in uniform linear arrays," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 48, no. 10, Oct. 2000.

Y. Zhang, W. Mu, and M. G. Amin, "Time-frequency maximum likelihood methods for direction finding," Journal of the Franklin Institute, vol. 337, no. 4, July 2000.

M. G. Amin, A. Belouchrani, and Y. Zhang, "The spatial ambiguity function and its applications," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 7, no. 6, June 2000.

Y. Zhang, K. Yang, and Y. Karasawa, "Subband CMA adaptive arrays in multipath fading environment," Electronics and Communications in Japan, Part I: Communications, vol. 83, no. 11, pp.43-54, Nov. 2000. (Japanese version)


Book Chapters

L. Stankovic, S. Stankovic, I. Orovic, and Y. D. Zhang, “Time-frequency analysis of micro-Doppler signals based on compressive sensing,” in M. Amin (ed.), Compressive Sensing for Urban Radars, CRC Press, 2014.

M. G. Amin and Y. D. Zhang, "DOA estimation of nonstationary signals," in S. Theodoridis and R. Chellappa (eds.), Academic Press' Library in Signal Processing, Academic Press, 2013. 

Y. D. Zhang and A. Hunt, "Image and localization of behind-the-wall targets using linear and distributed apertures," in M. G. Amin (Ed.), Through the Wall Radar Imaging, CRC Press, 2010.

Y. Zhang, X. Li, and M. G. Amin, "Principles and techniques of RFID positioning," in M. Bolic, D. Simplot-Ryl, and I. Stojmenovic (eds.), RFID Systems, Research Trends and Challenges, John Wiley, 2010.

M. G. Amin and Y. Zhang, "Spatial time-frequency distributions and DOA estimation," in E. Tuncer and B. Friedlander (eds), Classical and Modern Direction of Arrival Estimation, Academic Press, 2009.

Y. Zhang, X. Li, and M. G. Amin, "Mobile ad hoc networks exploiting multi-beam antennas," in C. Sun, J. Cheng, and T. Ohira (eds.), Handbook on Advancements in Smart Antenna Technologies for Wireless Networks, Hersey, PA: Information Science Reference, 2008.

Y. Zhang, B. Obeidat, and M. G. Amin, "Polorimetric time-frequency MUSIC for direction finding of moving sources with time-varying polarizations," in S. Chandran (ed.), Advances in Direction-of-Arrival Estimation, Boston, MA: Artech House, 2006.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Obeidat, "Polarimetric array processing for nonstationary signals," in S.Chandran (ed.), Adaptive Antenna Arrays: Trends and Applications, Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2004.

M. G. Amin and Y. Zhang, "Spatial time-frequency distributions and their applications," in B. Boashash (ed.), Time-Frequency Signal Analysis and Processing, Oxford, UK: Elsevier, 2003.

M. G. Amin, Y. Zhang, G. J. Frazer, and A. R. Lindsey, "Spatial time-frequency distributions: Theory and applications," in L. Debnath (ed.), Wavelets and Signal Processing, Boston, MA: Birkhauser, 2003.

M. G. Amin and Y. Zhang, "Interference suppression in spread spectrum communication systems," in J. G. Proakis (ed.), The Wiley Encyclopedia of Telecommunications, New York, NY: John Wiley, 2002.


Symposium & Conference Presentations

Y. D. Zhang, “Resilient quadratic time-frequency distribution for FM signals with gapped missing data,” IEEE Radar Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017.

A. Ahmed, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Himed, “Effective nested array design for fourth-order cumulant-based DOA estimation,” IEEE Radar Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017.

B. Wang, S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Robust DOA estimation in the presence of mis-calibrated sensors,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, New Orleans, LA, March 2017.

Y. Gu, Y. D. Zhang, and N. A. Goodman, “Optimized compressive sensing-based direction-of-arrival estimation in massive array,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, New Orleans, LA, March 2017.

B. Wang, Y. D. Zhang, and W. Wang, “Nonstationary jammer suppression based on parametric sparse reconstruction,” Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2016.

B. Erol, M. G. Amin, B. Boashash, F. Ahmad, and Y. D. Zhang, “Wideband radar based fall motion detection for a generic elderly,” Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2016.

L. Zhang, F. Yang, Y. D. Zhang, and Y. J. Zhu, “Road crack detection with deep convolution neural network,” IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Phoenix, AZ, Sept. 2016.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Himed, “A dual-function MIMO radar-communications system using PSK modulation,” European Signal Processing Conference, Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 2016.

Z. Zhou, J. Zhang, and Y. D. Zhang, “Ultra-wideband radar and vision based human motion classification for assisted living,” IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2016.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Two-dimensional DOA estimation using parallel coprime subarrays,” IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2016.

S. Liu, Y. D. Zhang, and T. Shan, “Sparsity-based frequency-hopping spectrum estimation with missing samples,” IEEE Radar Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 2016.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Cramer-Rao type bounds for sparsity-aware multi-target tracking in multi-static passive radar,” IEEE Radar Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 2016.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Multi-target localization using frequency diverse coprime arrays with coprime frequency offsets,” IEEE Radar Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 2016.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, F. Ahmad, and B. Himed, “Non-coherent PSK-based dual-function radar-communication systems,” IEEE Radar Conference, Philadelphia, PA, May 2016.

S. Liu, Y. D. Zhang, T. Shan, S. Qin, and M. G. Amin, "Structure-aware Bayesian compressive sensing for frequency-hopping spectrum estimation," SPIE Compressive Sensing Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2016.

B. Wang, Y. D. Zhang, S. Qin, and M. G. Amin, "Robust nonstationary jammer mitigation for GPS receivers with instantaneous frequency error tolerance," SPIE Compressive Sensing Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2016. 

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Efficient sidelobe ASK based Dual-Function radar-communications,” SPIE Radar Sensor Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2016.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, and Y. D. Zhang, “Computationally efficient beampattern synthesis for dual-function radar-communications,” SPIE Radar Sensor Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2016.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Wang, “Mitigation of sparsely sampled nonstationary jammers for multi-antenna GNSS receivers,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Shanghai, China, March 2016.

S. Liu, Z. Zeng, Y. D. Zhang, T. Fan, T. Shan, and R. Tao, “Automatic human fall detection in fractional fourier domain for assisted living,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Shanghai, China, March 2016.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and A. Zoubir, “Generalized coprime sampling of Toeplitz matrices,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Shanghai, China, March 2016.

S. Zhang, F. Xi, S. Chen, Y. D. Zhang, and Z. Liu. “A segment-sliding reconstruction scheme for pulsed radar echos with sub-Nyquist sampling,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Shanghai, China, March 2016.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Sparse reconstruction of multi-component Doppler signature exploiting target dynamics,” IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing, Cancun, Mexico, Dec. 2015.

K. Zhang, Q. He, Z. He, and Y. D. Zhang, “Distributed LOUD detection for true and false warheads recognition,” International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing, Singapore, Dec. 2015.

M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Wang, “FM jammer suppression in GPS receivers exploiting sparsity and chirp signal approximations,” ION GNSS+, Tampa, FL, Sept. 2015.

Y. D. Zhang, B. Wang, and M. G. Amin, “Multi-sensor excision of sparsely sampled nonstationary jammers for GPS receivers,” ION GNSS+, Tampa, FL, Sept. 2015.

Q. Shen, W. Liu, W. Cui, S. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Wideband DOA estimation for uniform linear arrays based on the co-Array concept,” European Signal Processing Conference, Nice, France, Aug.-Sept. 2015.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Dual-function radar-communications using phase-rotational invariance,” European Signal Processing Conference, Nice, France, Aug.-Sept. 2015.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and F. Ahmad, “Autofocus Bayesian compressive sensing for multipath exploitation in urban sensing,” International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Singapore, July 2015.

L. Guo, Y. D. Zhang, Q. Wu, and M. G. Amin, “DOA estimation of sparsely sampled nonstationary signals,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Chengdu, China, July 2015.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Sparsity-based multi-target localization exploiting multi-frequency coprime array,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Chengdu, China, July 2015.

Y. Tang, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and W. Sheng, “Design of wideband MIMO radar waveforms with low peak-to-average ratio,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Chengdu, China, July 2015.

K. Zhang, Q. He, Z. He, and Y. D. Zhang, “Consensus-based LOUD detection for true and false warhead recognition,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Chengdu, China, July 2015.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Space-time adaptive processing in bistatic passive radar exploiting group sparsity,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015. 

Y. D. Zhang, L. Guo, Q. Wu, and M. G. Amin, “Multi-sensor kernel design for time-frequency analysis of sparsely ​sampled nonstationary signals,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015. 

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Group sparsity based multi-target tracking in multi-static passive radar systems using Doppler-only measurements,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015.  (2nd Place of Best Student Paper Award)

Y. D. Zhang, S. Qin, and M. G. Amin, “Near-field source localization based on sparse reconstruction of sensor-angle distributions, IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015.  

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “A dual function radar-communication system using sidelobe control and waveform diversity, IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015.   

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “High-resolution single-snapshot DOA estimation in MIMO radar with colocated antennas,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015.  

S. Liu, T. Shan, Y. D. Zhang, R. Tao, and Y. Feng, “A fast algorithm for multi-component LFM signal analysis exploiting segmented DPT and SDFrFT,” IEEE International Radar Conference, Arlington, VA, May 2015. 

Y. D. Zhang and B. Wang, “Group sparsity based estimation of harmonic speech signals,” SPIE Compressive Sensing Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

E. Pauls and Y. D. Zhang, "Experimental studies of high-accuracy RFID localization with channel impairments," SPIE Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing, Security, and Applications, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “High-resolution frequency estimation using generalized coprime sampling,” SPIE Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing, Security, and Applications Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Capon-based single snapshot DOA estimation in monostatic MIMO radar,” SPIE Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing, Security, and Applications Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

A. Hassanien, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Parsimonious sidelobe control for transmit beamforming in MIMO radar with multidimensional arrays,” SPIE Mobile Multimedia/Image Processing, Security, and Applications Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

M. G. Amin, F. Ahmad, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Boashash, “Micro-Doppler characteristics of elderly gait patterns with walking aids,” SPIE Radar Sensor Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Boashash, “High-resolution time-frequency distributions for fall detection,” SPIE Radar Sensor Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2015.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, "Structured Bayesian compressive sensing exploiting spatial location dependence," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Brisbane, Australia, April 2015.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, Q. Wu, and M. G. Amin, "DOA estimation of nonparametric spreading spatial spectrum based on Bayesian compressive sensing exploiting intra-task dependency," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Brisbane, Australia, April 2015.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and F. Ahmad, "Robust multipath exploitation radar imaging in urban sensing based on Bayesian compressive sensing," Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2014. (invited)

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, A. Golato, F. Ahmad, and S. Santhanam, "Structural health monitoring exploiting MIMO ultrasonic sensing and group sparse Bayesian learning,"  Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2014. (invited)

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “DOA estimation of mixed coherent and uncorrelated signals exploiting a nested MIMO system,” IEEE Benjamin Franklin Symposium on Microwave and Antenna Sub-systems, Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 2014. (First Prize of Student Paper Competition)

M. G. Amin and Y. D. Zhang, “Nonstationary jammer excision for GPS receivers using sparse reconstruction techniques,” ION GNSS+, Tampa, FL, Sept. 2014. (Best Presentation Award)

B. Jokanovic, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Time-frequency kernel design for sparse joint-variable signal representations,” European Signal Processing Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2014.

G. Li, P. K. Varshney, and Y. D. Zhang, “Multistatic radar imaging via decentralized and collaborative subspace pursuit,” International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Hong Kong, China. Aug. 2014.

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, Q. Wu, and M. G. Amin, “Large-scale sparse reconstruction through partitioned compressive sensing,” International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Hong Kong, China, Aug. 2014.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Continuous structure based Bayesian compressive sensing for sparse reconstruction of time-frequency distributions,” International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Hong Kong, China, Aug. 2014.

L. Ramirez Rivera, E. Ulmer, Y. D. Zhang, W. Tao, and M. G. Amin, “Radar-based fall detection exploiting time-frequency features,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Xi’an, China, July 2014.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and F. Ahmad, “Through-the-wall radar imaging based on modified Bayesian compressive sensing,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Xi’an, China, July 2014.

Q. Shen, W. Liu, W. Cui, S. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Group sparsity based wideband DOA estimation for co-prime arrays,” IEEE China Summit and International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Xi’an, China, July 2014.  

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Generalized coprime array configurations,” IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, A Coruna, Spain, June 2014.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Complex multitask Bayesian compressive sensing,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Florence, Italy, May 2014.

M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Jokanovic, “Time-frequency signature reconstruction from random observations using multiple measurement vectors,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Florence, Italy, May 2014.

Y. D. Zhang, S. Qin, and M. G. Amin, “DOA estimation exploiting coprime arrays with sparse sensor spacing,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Florence, Italy, May 2014.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Motion parameter estimation of multiple targets in multistatic radar through sparse signal recovery,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Florence, Italy, May 2014.

Y. D. Zhang and B. Himed, “Space-time adaptive processing in bistatic passive radar exploiting complex Bayesian learning,” IEEE Radar Conference, Cincinnati OH, May 2014.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Focusing of tandem bistatic SAR data using range Doppler algorithm,” IEEE Radar Conference, Cincinnati OH, May 2014. 

X. Mao, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Two-stage multi-static passive SAR imaging with reduced complexity,” IEEE Radar Conference, Cincinnati OH, May 2014.  

S. Qin, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “DOA estimation exploiting coprime frequencies,” SPIE Wireless Sensing, Localization, and Processing Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 2014.

A. Gadde, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, “Fall detection and classifications based on time-scale radar signal characteristics,” SPIE Radar Sensor Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 2014.

B. Jokanovic, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, “Reducing noise in the time-frequency representation using sparsity promoting kernel design,” SPIE Compressive Sensing Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 2014.

B. Jokanovic, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, “Reconstruction of multi-window time-frequency representation based on Hermite functions,” SPIE Compressive Sensing Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 2014.

Q. Wu, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Multi-static passive SAR imaging based on Bayesian compressive sensing,” SPIE Compressive Sensing Conference, Baltimore, MD, May 2014.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, F. Ahmad, and B. Himed, “DOA estimation using a sparse uniform linear array with two CW signals of co-prime frequencies,” IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing, Saint Martin, Dec. 2013.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Reduced interference time-frequency representations and sparse reconstruction of undersampled data,” European Signal Processing Conference, Marrakech, Morocco, Sept. 2013.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Robust motion parameter estimation in multistatic passive radar,” European Signal Processing Conference, Marrakech, Morocco, Sept. 2013.

M. Wu, X. Dai, Y. D. Zhang, B. Davidson, J. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Fall detection based on sequential modeling of radar signal time-frequency features,” IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics, Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 2013.  

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Multi-beam scheduling for unmanned aerial vehicle networks,” IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China, Xi’an, China, Aug. 2013.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Sparsity-based DOA estimation using co-prime arrays,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Vancouver, Canada, May 2013.

Y. D. Zhang, J. J. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Maneuvering target altitude tracking in over-the-horizon radars exploiting multipath Doppler signatures,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Vancouver, Canada, May 2013.

Y. D. Zhang and B. Himed, “Moving target parameter estimation and SFN ghost rejection in multistatic passive radar,” IEEE Radar Conference, Ottawa, Canada, April-May 2013.

X. Mao, D. Zhu, and Y. D. Zhang, “Knowledge-aided two-dimensional autofocus for synthetic aperture radar,” IEEE Radar Conference, Ottawa, Canada, April-May 2013.

S. Subedi, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, “Precise RFID localization in impaired environment through sparse signal recovery,” SPIE Wireless Sensing, Localization, and Processing Conference, Baltimore, MD, April-May 2013.

B. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, “Target localization in a passive radar system through iterative convex optimization,” SPIE Wireless Sensing, Localization, and Processing Conference, Baltimore, MD, April-May 2013.

B. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "A novel partial relay selection method for amplify-and-forward relay systems," IEEE Global Communication Conference, Anaheim, CA, Dec. 2012.

R. Demirli, M. G. Amin, and Y. D. Zhang, "Ultrasound NDE imaging through reverberant layers via subspace analysis and projection," IEEE International Ultrasonic Symposium, Dresden, Germany, Oct. 2012.

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Simultaneous Transfer of Energy and Information for MIMO-OFDM Relay System," IEEE International Conference on Communications in China, Aug. 2012.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, "Direction-of-arrival estimation of nonstationary signals exploiting signal characteristics," International Conference on Information Science, Signal Processing, and their Applications, Montreal, Canada, July 2012.

Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Himed, "Altitude estimation of maneuvering targets in MIMO over-the-horizon radar," IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Hoboken, NJ, June 2012.

Y. D. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Compressive sensing in nonstationary array processing using bilinear transforms," IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Hoboken, NJ, June 2012.

C. Ioana, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, F. Ahmad, G. Frazer, and B. Himed, "Time-frequency characterization of micro-multipath signals in over-the-horizon radar," IEEE Radar Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 2012.

I. Djurović, S. Djukanović, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and B. Himed, "High-resolution time-frequency representations based on the local polynomial Fourier transform for over-the-horizon radars," SPIE Radar Sensor Technology Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2012.

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Joint optimization of source beamformer and relay coefficients using MSE criterion," SPIE Wireless Sensing, Localization, and Processing Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 2012.

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Energy harvesting in an OSTBC based amplify-and-forward relay system," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.

Y. Jin, Y. D. Zhang, and B. K. Chalise, "Joint optimization of relay position and power allocation in cooperative broadcast wireless networks," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.

C. Ioana, Y. D. Zhang, M. G. Amin, F. Ahmad, and B. Himed, "Time-frequency analysis of multipath Doppler signatures of maneuvering targets," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.

X. Shen, Y. D. Zhang, R. Demirli, and M. G. Amin, "Ultrasound multipath background clutter mitigation based on subspace analysis and projection," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.

B. K. Chalise, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Successive convex approximation for system performance optimization in a multiuser network with multiple MIMO relays," IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing, Puerto Rico, Dec. 2011.

Y. D. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "MIMO radar for direction finding with exploitation of time-frequency representations," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2011.

Y. Jin and Y. D. Zhang, "Worst-case optimization of relay position in cooperative broadcast wireless networks," SPIE Wireless Sensing, Localization, and Processing VI, Orlando, FL, April 2011.

X. Shen, Y. D. Zhang, R. Demirli, and M. G. Amin, "Ultrasonic imaging of material flaws exploiting multipath information," SPIE Multisensor, Multisource Information Fusion: Architectures, Algorithms, and Applications, Orlando, FL, April 2011.

R. Demerli, X. Rivenq, Y. D. Zhang, C. Ioana, and M. G. Amin, "MIMO imaging for ultrasonic nondestructive testing," SPIE Conference on Nondestructive Characterization for Composite Materials, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, and Homeland Security V, San Diego, CA, March 2011.

X. Li and Y. D. Zhang, "Multi-source cooperative communications using multiple small relay UAVs," IEEE Globecom Workshop on Wireless Networking for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Program, Miami, FL, Dec. 2010.

Y. D. Zhang and X. Li, "Multi-Source relay networks exploiting cooperative network coding," International Conference on Communications and Networking in China, Beijing, China, Aug. 2010.

Y. D. Zhang, X. Li, and M. G. Amin, "Multi-rate channel design in wireless networks exploiting multi-channel beamforming techniques," International Conference on Communications and Networking in China, Beijing, China, Aug. 2010.

Y. D. Zhang and X. Li, "Outage performance analysis of multi-source cooperative networks exploiting network coding," International Waveform Diversity and Design Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada, Aug. 2010.

Y. D. Zhang, X. Li, and M. G. Amin, "Target localization in multipath environment through the exploitation of multi-frequency array," International Waveform Diversity and Design Conference, Niagara Falls, Canada, Aug. 2010.

X. Li, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Real-time tracking of bullet trajectory based on chirp transform in a multi-sensor multi-frequency radar," IEEE International Radar Conference, Washington D.C., May 2010.

C. Ioana, M. G. Amin, Y. D. Zhang, and F. Ahmad, "Characterization of Doppler effects in the context of over-the-horizon radar," IEEE International Radar Conference, Washington D.C., May 2010.

J. Liu, Y. D. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Target localization in moving radar platform exploiting range and Doppler information through semidefinite relaxation," SPIE Wireless Sensing, Localization, and Processing Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2010.

Y. Jin and Y. D. Zhang, "Joint source and relay power optimization in multiuser cooperative wireless networks," International Symposium on Communications, Control and Signal Processing, Limassol, Cyprus, March 2010.

X. Li, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Joint source power scheduling and distributed relay beamforming in multiuser cooperative wireless networks," IEEE Global Communications Conference, Honolulu, HI, Nov.-Dec. 2009.

Y. Zhang, X. Li, and M. G. Amin, "Real-time acquisition and tracking of sniper bullets using multi-sensor multi-frequency radar techniques," IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop, Cardiff, UK, Aug.-Sept. 2009. 

Y. Zhang, X. Li, and M. G. Amin, "Distributed beamforming in multi-user cooperative wireless networks," ChinaCom, Xi'an, China, Aug. 2009. (Best Paper Award)

Y. Zhang, K. Yemelyanov, X. Li, and M. G. Amin, "Effect of metallic objects and liquid supplies on RFID links," IEEE AP-S International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Charleston, SC, June 2009.

Y. Zhang, K. Yang, and M. G. Amin, "Robust target localization in moving radar platform through semidefinite relaxation," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Taipei, Taiwan, April 2009.

X. Li and Y. Zhang, "Throughput analysis of cooperative wireless medium access scheme exploiting multi-beam adaptive arrays," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Taipei, Taiwan, April 2009.

X. Li, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Multifrequency-based range estimation of RFID tags," IEEE International Conference on RFID, Orlando, FL, April 2009.

Y. Zhang, X. Li, and M. G. Amin, "Array processing for RFID tag localization exploiting multi-frequency signals," SPIE Symposium on Defense, Security, and Sensing, Orlando, FL, April 2009.

X. Li, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Anti-collision protocols for RFID systems exploiting multi-antenna readers," SPIE Symposium on Defense, Security, and Sensing, Orlando, FL, April 2009.

Y. Zhang, X. Li, Y. Jin, M. G. Amin, and A. Eydgahi, "Distributed radar network for real-time tracking of bullet trajectory," SPIE Symposium on Defense, Security, and Sensing, Orlando, FL, April 2009.

Y. Zhang and M. G. Amin, “MIMO radar exploiting narrowband frequency-hopping waveforms,” European Signal Processing Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, Aug. 2008.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and F. Ahmad, "Localization of inanimate moving targets using dual-frequency synthetic aperture radar and time-frequency analysis," IEEE International Geoscience & Remote Sensing Symposium, Boston, MA, July 2008.

Y. Zhang, X. Li, E. Monneri, G. Pritchard, and R. Cardozo, "Localization of orphan utility meters based on spatio-temporal signature information," IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Darmstadt, Germany, July 2008.

X. Li, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Analytical throughput evaluation of wireless networks using multibeam antennas," IEEE International Conference on Circuits and Systems for Communications, Shanghai, China, May 2008.

X. Li, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Cooperative wireless medium access exploiting multi-beam adaptive arrays and relay selection," IEEE International Conference on Circuits and Systems for Communications, Shanghai, China, May 2008.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and F. Ahmad, "Application of time-frequency analysis and Kalman filter to range estimation of targets in enclosed structures," 2008 IEEE Radar Conference, Rome, Italy, May 2008.

X. Li, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Throughput analysis of ad hoc networks using multibeam antennas with priority-based channel access," IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Las Vegas, NV, March-April 2008.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and F. Ahmad, "Narrowband frequency-hopping radars for the range estimation of moving and vibrating targets," SPIE Symposium on Defense and Security Symposium, Orlando, FL, March 2008.

X. Li, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Multibeam antenna scheduling in ad hoc wireless networks," SPIE Symposium on Defense and Security Symposium, Orlando, FL, March 2008.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and F. Ahmad, "A novel approach for moving multi-target localization using dual frequency radars and time-frequency distributions," Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2007.

Y. Zhang, F. Ahmad, and M. G. Amin, "Application of beamforming for wall detection and localization," URSI North American Radio Science Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, July 2007.

X. Li, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Performance of wireless networks exploiting multi-channel smart antennas in multipath environments", International Waveform Diversity and Design Conference, Pisa, Italy, June 2007.

Y. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Concurrent operation and cross-radar interference cancellation of two over-the-horizon radars," International Waveform Diversity and Design Conference, Pisa, Italy, June 2007.

H. Boumaraf, M. Sahmoudi, and Y. Zhang, "A novel method to resolve the permutation ambiguity problem in convolutive blind separation of nonstationary acoustic sources," International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 2007.

Y. Zhang, X. Li, and M. G. Amin, "Multi-channel smart antennas in wireless ad hoc networks," Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Oct. - Nov. 2006.  

Y. Zhang, K. Yang, and M. G. Amin, "Cooperative network communications in dynamic channel environments," IEEE International Conference on Information Acquisition, Weihai, China, August 2006.  

Y. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Distributed turbo-BLAST for cooperative wireless networks," IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Waltham, MA, July 2006.

Y. Zhang, G. Wang, and M. G. Amin, "Cooperative spatial multiplexing in multi-hop wireless networks," International Conference on Acoustic, Speech, and Signal Processing, Toulouse, France, May 2006. 

Y. Zhang, G. Wang, and M. G. Amin,"Distributed MIMO-OFDM in imperfectly synchronized cooperative network," SPIE Symposium on Defense and Security, Orlando, FL, April 2006.

Y. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Localization and tracking of passive RFID tags," SPIE Symposium on Defense and Security, Orlando, FL, April 2006.

J. Wang, M. Amin, and Y. Zhang, "Signal and array processing techniques for RFID readers," SPIE Symposium on Defense and Security, Orlando, FL, April 2006.

B. A. Obeidat, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Performance analysis of DOA estimation using dual-polarized antenna arrays," International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, Athens, Greece, Dec. 2005.

Y. Zhang, G. Wang, and M. G. Amin, "Imperfectly synchronized cooperative network using distributed space-frequency coding," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Dallas, TX, Sept. 2005.

B. Obeidat, M. G. Amin, Y. Zhang, A. Hoorfar, "Sensor configuration in polarized antenna arrays," International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications, Sydney, Australia, Aug. 2005.

G. Kurti, Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and M. Watson, "Spatial correlation for unmanned surface vehicles," IEEE AP-S International Symposium, Washington, DC, July 2005.

G. Kurti, Y. Zhang, M. Watson, and M. G. Amin, "Multi-Sensor Communications in Unmanned Surface Vehicle Networks," Intelligent Ship Symposium, Villanova, PA, June 2005.

Y. Zhang, "Differential modulation schemes for decode-and-forward cooperative diversity," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Philadelphia, PA, March 2005.

B. A. Obeidat, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Nonstationary array processing for tracking moving targets with time-varying polarizations," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Philadelphia, PA, March 2005.

B. Mobasseri, Y. Zhang, B. M. Dogahe, and M. G. Amin, "Designing robust watermarks using polynomial phase exponentials," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Philadelphia, PA, March 2005.

G. Wang, J.-K. Zhang, Y. Zhang, and K. M. Wong, "Space-time code designs with non-vanishing determinants for three, four and six transmit antennas," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Philadelphia, PA, March 2005.

Y. Xue, J. Wang, and Y. Zhang, "Non-mapping back subband-based ESPRIT for coherent signals," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Philadelphia, PA, March 2005.

Y. Zhang, B. Obeidat, and M. G. Amin, "Nonstationary array processing for sources with time-varying polarizations," Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2004.

B. Obeidat, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "DOA and polarization estimation for wideband sources," Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2004.

G. Wang, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Cooperation diversity using differential distributed space-time codes," The Joint Conference of Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications and International Symposium on Multi-Dimensional Mobile Communications, Beijing, China, Aug. 2004.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Obeidat, "Spatio-polarimetric correlations in single-feed diversely polarized arrays," International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Sendai, Japan, Aug. 2004.

G. Wang, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Space-time cooperation diversity using high-rate codes," International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Sendai, Japan, Aug. 2004.

Y. Zhang, G. J. Frazer, and M. G. Amin, "Simultaneous operation of two over-the-horizon radars," SPIE Annual Conference, Denver, CO, Aug. 2004.

Y. Zhang, B. M. Dogahe, M. G. Amin, and B. Mobasseri, "Digital watermarking using two-dimensional FM waveforms", SPIE Annual Conference, Denver, CO, Aug. 2004.

Y. Zhang, G. Wang, M. Watson, and M. G. Amin, "Cooperative wireless network for unmanned surface vehicles," AUVSI Unmanned Systems, Anaheim, CA, Aug. 2004.

Y. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Spatial and polarization correlations in array processing," IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, July 2004.

Y. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Joint Doppler and polarization characterization of moving targets," IEEE AP-S International Symposium and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Monterey, CA, June 2004.

M. G. Amin and Y. Zhang, "Spatial and polarization correlations in nonstationary array processing," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Montreal, Canada, May 2004.

B. A. Obeidat, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Range and DOA estimation of polarized near-field signals using fourth-order statistics," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Montreal, Canada, May 2004.

Y. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Polarimetric time-frequency distributions and applications to radar imaging," IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, Darmstadt, Germany, Dec. 2003.

B. A. Obeidat, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Polarimetric time-frequency ESPRIT," 37th Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2003.

Y. Zhang, B. A. Obeidat, and M. G. Amin, "Polarimetric time-frequency MUSIC in coherent signal environment," IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing, St. Louis, MO, Sept.-Oct, 2003.

Y. Zhang, K. Yang, and M. G. Amin, "Space-time adaptive processing and subband array implementations," SPIE Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Aug. 2003.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. Obeidat, "Spatial polarimetric time-frequency distributions and applications to direction-of-arrival estimation," SPIE Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Aug. 2003.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and B. A. Obeidat, "Direction finding using spatial polarimetric time-frequency distributions," International Symposium on Signal Processing and Its Applications, Paris, France, July 2003.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, B. M. Dogahe, and G. J. Frazer, "Time-frequency analysis for maneuvering target detection in over-the-horizon radars," International Symposium on Signal Processing and Its Applications, Paris, France, July 2003.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and G. J. Frazer, "High resolution time-frequency distributions for maneuvering target detection in over-the-horizon radars," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Hong Kong, China, April 2003.

G. Wang, X.-G. Xia, B. Root, V. Chen, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Manuvering target detection in over-the-horizon radar by using adaptive chirplet transform and subspace clutter rejection," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Hong Kong, China, April 2003.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and A. R. Lindsey, "Improved blind separations of nonstationary sources based on spatial time-frequency distributions," Fourth International Symposium on Independent Component Analysis and Blind Signal Processing, Nara, Japan, April 2003.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and H. Ge, "Nonstationary interference suppression in DS/SS communications using space-time oblique projection techniques," IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, Marrakech, Morocco, December 2002.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and G. J. Frazer, "A new approach to FM jammer suppression for digital communications", IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Rosslyn, VA, Aug. 2002.

Y. Zhang and K. Yang, "Subband adaptive arrays with different decimations", IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Rosslyn, VA, Aug. 2002.

K. Yang, Y. Zhang and T. Ohira, "Array configuration design for space-time adaptive processing systems", IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Rosslyn, VA, Aug. 2002.

Y. Zhang, A. R. Lindsey, and M. G. Amin, "Combined synthesis and projection techniques for jammer suppression in DS/SS communications," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Orlando, FL, May 2002.

K. Yang, T. Ohira, Y. Zhang, and C.-Y. Chi, "A super-exponential blind adaptive beamforming algorithm," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Orlando, FL, May 2002.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and V. Mancuso, "Diversity techniques for rotorcraft wireless communications," Military Communications Conference, Vienna, VA, Oct. 2001.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and A. R. Lindsey, "Anti-jamming GPS receivers based on bilinear signal distributions," Military Communications Conference, Vienna, VA, Oct. 2001.

Y. Zhang, A. Hoorfar, M. G. Amin, and V. Mancuso, "Characteristics of the rotating blade channel for FH/FM communication systems," IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Its Applications, Kuala-Lampur, Malaysia, Aug. 2001.

M. G. Amin and Y. Zhang, "Spatial time-frequency distributions and their applications," IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Its Applications, Kuala-Lampur, Malaysia, Aug. 2001.

M. G. Amin, W. Mu, and Y. Zhang, "Improved time-frequency synthesis using array manifolds," IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Its Applications, Kuala-Lampur, Malaysia, Aug. 2001.

Y. Zhang, K. Yang, and M. G. Amin, "Convergence performance of subband arrays for spatio-temporal equalization," IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing, Singapore, Aug. 2001.

M. G. Amin, W. Mu, and Y. Zhang, "Spatial and time-frequency signature estimation of nonstationary sources," IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing, Singapore, Aug. 2001.

W. Mu, Y. Zhang, and M. G. Amin, "Bilinear signal synthesis in array processing," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Salt Lake City, UT, May 2001.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, A. Lindsey, and K. Yang, "Downlink CDMA systems with space-time codes and interference cancellation," IEEE Signal Processing Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, Taoyuan, Taiwan, March 2001.

K. Yang, T. Ohira, and Y. Zhang, "Sectorized space-time multiuser detection for CDMA systems," IEEE Signal Processing Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, Taoyuan, Taiwan, March 2001.

L. Zhao, M. G. Amin, A. R. Lindsey, and Y. Zhang, "Subspace projection array processing of FM jammer in GPS receivers," 34th Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2000.

Y. Zhang, K. Yang, and Y. Karasawa, "Performance analysis of subband arrays," International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Fukuoka, Japan, Aug. 2000.

K. Yang, Y. Zhang, and Y. Mizuguchi, "Spatio-temporal signal subspace-based subband space-time adaptive antennas," International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Fukuoka, Japan, Aug. 2000.

Y. Zhang, K. Yang, and M. G. Amin, "Transform domain array processing for CDMA systems," IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal and Array Processing, Pocono Manor, PA, Aug. 2000.

Y. Zhang, M. G. Amin, and V. Mancuso, "On the effects of rotating blades on DS/SS communication systems," IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal and Array Processing, Pocono Manor, PA, Aug. 2000.

K. Yang, Y. Mizuguchi, and Y. Zhang, "Sectorized space-time adaptive processing for CDMA systems," IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal and Array Processing, Pocono Manor, PA, Aug. 2000.

Y. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Blind separation of sources based on their time-frequency signatures," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2000.

K. Yang, Y. Zhang, and Y. Mizuguchi, "Space-time adaptive processing based on unequally spaced antenna array," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Tokyo, Japan, May 2000.

Y. Zhang and M. G. Amin, "Blind beamforming for suppression of instantaneously narrowband signals in DS/SS communications using subspace projection techniques," Proc. SPIE: Digital Wireless Communication II, vol. 4045, Orlando, FL, April 2000.

M. G. Amin and Y. Zhang, "Effects of crossterms on the performance of time-frequency MUSIC," First IEEE Sensor Array and Multichannel Signal Processing Workshop, Cambridge, MA, March 2000.


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