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Publications

Publications are sorted by areas. A number of them can be downloaded from this website.

A. Communications and Information Theory
B. Signal processing and filter design
C. Remote sensing of the environment
D. Ultrasound for biomedical applications
E.1. Image processing
E. 2. Image quality measures
E.3. Image compression
F. 1. Audio and speech processing
F. 2. Spatial sound
G. Patents
H. Chapter in book and volume editor

A. Communications and Information Theory

  • V.R. Algazi, “Generalized SNR and Performance Index of Filters for Waveform Estimation”, {Proceedings of the IEEE}, 53(7): 725-726, 1965. [download pdf]
  • V. R. Algazi and R. M. Lerner “Binary Detection in White Non Gaussian Noise” Lincoln Laboratory Prerint DS 2138 MIT 1966, 55 pages. ( This report has been often referenced. It introduces a simple model for non-gaussian noise and devise a novel processing strategy readily implemented). [download pdf]
  • V.R. Algazi, “Useful Approximations to Optimum Quantization”, { IEEE Trans. Comm. Tech}, COM-14(3) 297-301, 1966
  • V.R. Algazi, “Bounds on the Spectra of an Angle-Modulated Waves”, { IEEE Trans. Comm. Tech}, COM-14(3) 297-301, 1968
  • V.R. Algazi and D. J. Sakrison “Encoding a Counting Rate Source with Orthogonal Functions” { Proc. Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute Symposium on Computer Processing in Communications} pp.85-100. 1969
  • V.R. Algazi and D. J. Sakrison “On the Optimality of the Karhunen-Loeve Expansion”, { IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory}, IT-15(2) 319-321, 1969. [download pdf]
  • D. J. Sakrison and V.R. Algazi Comparison of the Potential Performance of Line-by-Line and Two-Dimensional Processing in Image Transmission”, {Proc. Fourth Colloquium on Microwave Commun.} Vol.1.ST-31/ pp. 1-7, 1970
  • V. R. Algazi and B.J. Fino Comments on Basis-Restricted Transformations and Performance Measures for Spectral Representations” { IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory}, IT-19(4) pp. 565, 1973
  • V. R. Algazi and J. T. DeWitte, Theoretical Performance of Entropy Encoded DPCM”, {IEEE Trans Comm.} COM-30(5): 1088-1095, 1982.
  • A. Madisetti, R. Subramoniam, and V. R. Algazi. A Radius-Bucketing Approach to Fast Vector Quantization Encoding. { Proc. IEEE ICASSP’89} pages 1767-1770, 1989.

B. Signal Processing and Filter Design

  • V.R. Algazi Measurement of the Impulse Response of Linear Systems at High Frequencies by Cross-correlation”. {Proc. Second Asilomar Conf. on Circ. and Systems} pp.406-409, 1968
  • V.R. Algazi, Measurement of Probabilities and correlations with a “Storage Tube”, {Proceedings of the IEEE}, 57(2):147-159, 1969
  • M.P. Ekstrom and V.R. Algazi Optimum Design of Two-dimensional Nonrecursive Digital Filters” {Proc. Fourth Asilomar Conf. on Circ. and Systems} pp.406-409, 1970
  • V.R. Algazi and M.P. Ekstrom Deconvolution and Compensation in the “Measurement of Broadband Signals” {IEEE Trans. Nuclear Science} NS 17(1):291-331, 1970
  • B. J. Fino and V. R. Algazi “Slant Haar Transform” {Proc. IEEE} 62(5):653-654, 1974
  • V. R. Algazi and M. Suk, On the Frequency Weighted Least-Square Design of Finite Duration Filters, { IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems}, Vol, CAS-22, No. 12, pp. 943-953, 1975.
  • B. J. Fino and V. R. Algazi “Computation of Transform Domain Covariance Matrices”, {Proc. IEEE} :1628-29, Nov.1975
  • B. J. Fino and V. R. Algazi “Parallel and Pipeline Computation of Fast Unitary Transforms” {Electronic Letters} 11(5):94-94, 1975
  • M. Suk, K. Choi and V. R. Algazi, “Iterative Design of One and Two- Dimensional FIR Filters” {Proc. Ninth Asilomar Conf. on Circ. And Systems} pp.119-124, 1975
  • B. J. Fino and V. R. Algazi “Unified Matrix Treatment of the fast Walsh-Hadamard Transform”, {IEEE Trans, Computers} pp.1142-46, 1976. [download pdf]
  • B. J. Fino and V. R. Algazi, “A Unified Treatment of Fast Unitary Transforms”, { SIAM, Journal on Computing}, 6 (4): 700-17, 1977.
  • V. R. Algazi and W. Van Warmerdam “Recursive Low Pass Filtering of High Contrast images” {Proc. 13th Asilomar Conf, Circ, Syst. and Computers}, pp.504-508, 1979
  • V. R. Algazi and B. J. Fino, “Performance and Computation Ranking of Fast Unitary Transforms in Applications”{Proc. ICASSP’82} pp.32-36, 1982. [download pdf]
  • V. R. Algazi, M. Suk and K. Rim, “Design of Almost Minimax Filters in One and Two Dimensions by WLS Techniques”, { IEEE Trans. Circ. and Syst}., Vol. CAS-33, No. 6, pp. 590-596, 1985.

C. Remote sensing of the environment

  • V. R. Algazi, “Digital Enhancement of Multi-spectral MSS Data for Maximum Image Visibility” {Proc. Significant Results Obtained from ERTS-1} Paper I-10 pp.1169-1177, 1973.
  • V. R. Algazi, ”Multi-spectral Combination and Display of ERTS-1 Data” {Proc. Third ERTS Symposium} Washington, D.C. Paper I-2, pp.1702-17, 1973.
  • V. R. Algazi, Some Remote Sensing Applications of Digital Signal Processing” {Proc. Eight Asilomar Conf. on Circ. And Systems} pp.255-259, 1974.
  • V. R. Algazi, “Digital Processing of Satellite Data: Information Extraction and Potential Applications to Hydrology” { Proc. Nat. Symp. Precip. Analysis for Hydrologic Modeling} 6 pages, 1975.
  • V. R. Algazi and M. Suk “All Digital Approach to Snow Aerial Mapping and Snow Modeling” {Proc. Workshop on operational Applications of Satellite Snow Cover Observations} paper No.18, pp.249-257, 1975.
  • V. R. Algazi and M. Suk, “Satellite Land Use Acquisition and Applications to Hydrologic Planning models” {Proc. Eleventh Int. Symp. Remote Sensing of the environment}pp.1171-1181, 1977.
  • V. R. Algazi, G. E. Ford and J. A. Kazakoff, “Radiometric Correction and Equalization in Satellite-Acquired Images” {Proc. 12th Asilomar Conf, Circ, Syst. and Computers}, pp.336-340, 1978.
  • G. E. Ford, V. R. Algazi and B. G. Agee, “On the Correction of Geometric Distortion in Satellite-Acquired Images” {Proc. 12th Asilomar Conf, Circ, Syst. and Computers}, pp.341-344, 1978.
  • V. R. Algazi, G. E. Ford and d. I. Meyer “Geometric Correction of Satellite Data Using Curvilinear Features and Virtual Control Points” {Proc. 13th Symp. Remote Sensing of the Environment}, pp.1377-1383 1979.
  • V. V. Salomonson, V. R. Algazi and D. R. Wiesnet, “Applicability of space Acquired Data for Water resources Management” {Engineering Foundation Conf. on Improved Hydrologic Forecasting, Why and How} pp.125-1240, 1979.
  • V. R. Algazi, G. E. Ford and d. I. Meyer “A Non-Interactive Approach to Land Use Determination” {Proc. Machine Processing of remotely Sensed Data Symposium}pp.122-131, 1979.
  • V. R. Algazi and G. E. Ford “Radiometric Equalization of Non Periodic Striping in Satellite Data” {Journal of Computer Graphics and Image Processing} Vol.16. pp.287-295, 1981.
  • G. E. Ford, V. R. Algazi and D .I. Meyer, “A Non-Interactive Procedure for Land Use Determination”, {Remote Sensing}, 13(1):1-16, 1983.

D. Ultrasound

  • K. W. Ferrara and V. R. Algazi. “Estimation of Blood Velocity Using the Wideband Maximum Likelihood Estimator.” {Proc. 19th International Symposium on Acoustic Imaging}, Santa Barbara, CA, September 1989.
  • K. W. Ferrara and V. R. Algazi. “Comparison of Estimation Strategies for the Determination of Blood Velocity Using Ultrasound.” { Proc. 19th International Symposium on Acoustic Imaging}, Santa Barbara, CA, Sept. 1989.
  • K. W. Ferrara and V. R. Algazi. “Improved Color Flow Mapping Using the Wideband Maximum Likelihood Estimator.” Proc. IEEE Ultrasonic Imaging Symposium }, volume 3, pages 1517-1521, Germany, 1990.
  • K. W. Ferrara and V. R. Algazi. “A New Wideband Spread Target Maximum Likelihood Estimator for Blood Velocity Estimation: Part Two – Evaluation of Estimators with Experimental Data.” {IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control}, 38(1):17-26, January 1991.
  • K. W. Ferrara and V. R. Algazi. “A New Wideband Spread Target Maximum Likelihood Estimator for Blood Velocity Estimation: Part One -Theory.” { IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control}, 38(1):1-16, January 1991.
  • K. W. Ferrara, V. R. Algazi, and J. Liu. “The Effect of Frequency Dependent Scattering and Attenuation on the Estimation of Blood Velocity Using Ultrasound.” {IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control}, 39(6):754-67, November 1992.
  • K. W. Ferrara, V. R. Algazi, and J. Liu. “Comparison of Narrow-band and Wide-band Color Flow Estimators in the Presence of Intervening Tissue.” {Proc. IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium}, Tucson, Arizona, October 1992.
  • K. Ferrara, V. R. Algazi, T. Darroch, and P. Raghavendra. “Evaluation of the Performance of Strategies for the Estimation of Low Velocity Blood Flow”. { Proc. Ultrasonics Symposium}, volume 2, pages 1049-1053, 1993.
  • K. Ferrara and V. R. Algazi. “An Experimental Comparison of the Signal from Laminar and Disturbed Blood Flow.” {Proc. of the Ultrasonics Symposium}, volume 2, pages 1043-1048, 1993.
  • K. W. Ferrara and V. R. Algazi. “A Statistical Analysis of the Received Signal from Blood During Laminar Flow.” { IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control}, 41:185-198, March 1994.
  • K. W. Ferrara and V. R. Algazi. “A Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of the Received Signal from Disturbed Blood Flow.” {IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control}, 41:172-184, March 1994.
  • B. Zagar, V. R. Algazi, and K. Whittaker Ferrara. “Signal and image processing strategies for reconstructing 3-D color flow maps from ultrasonic data”. {Proc. IEEE Conference on Ultrasound and Ferroelectrics}, 1994.
  • K. Whittaker Ferrara, B. G. Zagar, V. R. Algazi, R. Silverman, and J. Sokil-Melgar. “An experimental evaluation of the received signal from blood at 50 MHz”. {Proc. IEEE Conference on Ultrasound and Ferroelectrics}, 1994.
  • K. Whittaker Ferrara, A. Kalisz, B. G. Zagar, and V. R. Algazi. “An experimental evaluation of the effect of the beam-vessel angle on the received acoustic signal from blood”. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Ultrasound and Ferroelectrics, 1994.
  • K. W. Ferrara , B. Zagar , J. Sokil-Melgar , V.R. Algazi “High resolution 3D color flow mapping applied to the assessment of breast vasculature”. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, vol.22, no.3, 1996, pp.293-304. Publisher: Elsevier, USA.

E.1. Image processing

  • T. I. Hentea and V. R. Algazi, “Perceptual Models and the Filtering on High Contrast Achromatic Images”, { IEEE Trans. Syst. Man and Cybern.}, Vol. SMC-14, No. 2, pp. 230-246, 1984.
  • R. Miller and V. R. Algazi “Perceptual Grey Scale and Gamma Correction in the Spatial Processing of images” {Proc. 10e Colloque sur le traitement du Signal, GRETSI Symposium} pp.541-544, 1985.
  • V. R. Algazi, J. L. Keltner and C. A. Johnson, “Computer Analysis of the Optic Cup in Glaucoma,” { Investigative Ophthalmology}, 26 (12), 1759-1770, 1985.
  • G. Girard and V. R. Algazi, “Traitement Numerique d’Images Infrarouges”, { Traitement du Signal}, 2 (1):29-44, 1985, In French.
  • V.R. Algazi “FIR Anisotropic Filters for Image Enhancement” {Proc. IEEE ICASSP’86} Vol3.pp.1021-1024, 1986.
  • V.R. Algazi, G.E. Ford and K. W. Ferrara “Filtering and Enhancement Based on properties of Human Perception” {Proc. SPIE International Symp.} Vol.747, pp.70-73, 1987.
  • A. Majumdar, P. Stroeve, V. R. Algazi and J. E. Stewart “Teaching Computers to Track Particles. Part II. Auto Tracking algorithm and Coordinate Transformation” {Journal of Imaging Science} 31(5):209-219, 1987.
  • G.E. Ford, G. Fisher and V. R. Algazi, ”Remote Image Processing in a Workstation Environment” {Proc. IEEE ICASSP’88} pp. 860-862, 1988.
  • V. R. Algazi, G. E. Ford, and E. Hildum. “Digital Representation and Storage of High Quality Color Images by Anisotropic Enhancement and Sampling.” { Proc. IEEE ICASSP’89} pp. 1846-1849, 1989.
  • W. G. L. Van Warmerdam and V. R. Algazi “Image Edge Detection and Width Estimation with 2 G Filters” {Proc. SPIE of Sixth Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision Conf.} Vol.848, pp.102-107 1989.
  • B. W. Reutter, V. R. Algazi, W. L. G. van Warmerdam, and C. C. Liu. “Three-dimensional Image Analysis and Display by Space-Scale Matching of Cross Sections” {J. Opt. Soc. Am.} A, 6(6):890-899, 1990.
  • J. W. Brandt and V. R. Algazi. “Computing a Stable, Connected Skeleton from Discrete Data.” {Proc. Intl. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition}, vol.1, pp 666-667, June 1991.
  • V. R. Algazi, G. E. Ford, and R. Potharlanka. “Directional Interpolating of Images Based on Visual Properties and Rank Order Filtering.” {Proc. International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing}, pages 3005-3008, 1991. [download pdf]
  • R. Algazi, T. R. Reed, G. E. Ford, and R. R. Estes. “Image Analysis for Adaptive Noise Reduction in Super High Definition Image Coding.” {In Visual Communications and Image Processing, volume 1818 of Proc. of the SPIE}, pages 788-797, Boston, MA, November 1992.
  • J. W. Brandt and V. R. Algazi. “Continuous Skeleton Computation by Voronoi Diagram.” {Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing: Image Understanding}, 55(3):329-338, 1992.
  • A. I. El-Fallah, G. E. Ford, V. R. Algazi, and R. R. Estes. “The invariance of edges and corners under mean curvature diffusions of images”. { Image and Video Processing III, volume 2421 of Proc. of the SPIE}, pages 2-14, 1994.
  • R. Algazi, G. E. Ford, and H. Chen. “Linear filtering of images based on properties of vision” { IEEE Transactions on Image Processing}, 4(10):1460-1464, 1995. [download pdf]
  • V. R. Algazi, G. E. Ford, A. I. El-Fallah, and R. R. Estes. “Preprocessing for improved performance in image and video coding.” {Applications of Digital Image Processing XVII}, volume 2564 of Proc. Of the SPIE, pages 22-31, 1995.
  • Wong EQ, Algazi VR. “Improved directional algorithm of the non-linear anisotropic diffusion equation for images,” {Proc. International Conference on Image Processing} , Part vol.2, 1999, pp.396-400 vol.2.
  • Wong EQ, Algazi VR. “Image enhancement using linear diffusion and an improved gradient map estimate,” {Proc. International Conference on Image Processing IEEE}. Part vol.3, 1999, pp.154-8 vol.3.
  • Reutter BW, Algazi VR, Huesman RH. “Computationally efficient nonlinear edge preserving smoothing of n-D medical images via scale-space fingerprint analysis.” {IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium}. Conference Record, Part vol.2, pp.15/282-6. 2000.
  • Reutter BW, Algazi VR, Huesman RH. “Nonlinear edge preserving smoothing and segmentation of 4-D medical images via scale-space fingerprint analysis,” {Proc. Information Processing in Medical Imaging. 17th IPMI Conf.}. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science Vol.2082). Springer-Verlag. 2001, pp.431-7. Berlin, Germany.

E.2. Image quality measures

  • V. R. Algazi, “The Psychophysics of Vision and Their Relation to Picture Quality and Coding Limitations”, (Invited), {Acta Electronica}, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 225-232, 1976.
  • J. W. Brandt and V. R. Algazi. “The Skeleton Metric: A Tool for Quantitative Shape Comparison. In Character Recognition Technologies, {Proc. of the SPIE}, vol. 1906 , pp. 30-36, San Jose, CA, February 1993.
  • V. R. Algazi and N. Hiwasa. “Perceptual Criteria and Design Alternatives for Low Bit Rate Video Coding.” {Proc. 27th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers}, volume 2, pp. 831-835, 1993.
  • V.R. Algazi, G. E. Ford, M. Mow, and A. Najmi. “Design of Subband Coders for High Quality Images, Based on Perceptual Criteria.” {SPIE,: Applications of Digital Image Processing XVI}, volume 2028 pp. 40-46, San Diego, CA, July 1993.
  • V. R. Algazi, K. Kato, M. Miyahara, and K. Kotani. “Distortion Factors and Quality Metrics in Still Image Coding.” {Proceedings of the Picture Coding Symposium}, Lausanne, Switzerland, March 1993.
  • V. R. Algazi, M. Miyahara, K. Kotani, H. Ohira, and Y. Kato. “Important Distortion Factors in the Encoding of Very High Quality Images.” {SPIE: Applications of Digital Image Processing XVII}, volume 2298 pp. 2-12, San Diego, CA, July 1994.
  • Jian Lu, V. R. Algazi, and R. R. Estes, Jr. “Evaluation and Synthesis of wavelet Image Coders.” {ICIP’95: International Conference on Image Processing}, vol. 1, pp. 590-593.
  • K. Kotani, Q. Gan, M. Miyahara, and V. R. Algazi. “Objective Picture Quality Scale for Color Image Processing.” {ICIP’95: International Conference on Image Processing}, vol. 1, pp. 133-136, Washington, DC, 1995.
  • V. R. Algazi, G. E. Ford, H. Chen, and R. R Estes. “Improving the quality of coded still images by post-processing.” In {SPIE: Very High Resolution and Quality Imaging, volume 2663}, pp.168-176, 1996.
  • Jian Lu, V. Ralph Algazi, and Robert R. Estes, Jr.. “A comparative study of wavelet image coders.” { Optical Engineering}, 35(9), September 1996.
  • N. Avadhanam and V. R. Algazi. “Prediction and measurement of quality in still image coding.”{SPIE: Very High Resolution and Quality Imaging}, volume 2663 , pp. 100-109, 1996.
  • Miyahara M, Ino T, Taniho S, Algazi R. “Relationship between reproduction of high order sensation on a display and cross modulation among R,G and B, gamma and step response.” {Proceedings APCC’97. Third Asia-Pacific Conference on Communications. with. ACOFT (Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology). And ATNAC (Australian Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference). IREE Soc.} Vol.1, , pp.157-61 Milsons Point, NSW, Australia.
  • Avadhanam N, Algazi VR. “Image compression quality rating using anchored scales.” {Proceedings of SPIE – the International Society for Optical Engineering}, vol.3308, 1998, pp.44-53.
  • M. Miyahara, K. Kotani and V.R. Algazi, “Objective Picture Quality Scale (PQS) for Image Coding,” {IEEE Transactions on Communications} Vol. 46 No. 9, September 1998, pp. 1215-1226.
  • V. R. Algazi, N. Avadhanam, and R. R. Estes Jr., “Quality Measurement and Use of Pre-Processing in Image Compression,” { Signal Processing} Vol. 70, pp. 215-229 (1998).
  • M. Miyahara, I. Taka, H. Shirai, S. Taniho and V.R. Algazi, “Important Factors to Convey High Order Sensation,” { IEICE transactions on Communications} Vol. E81-B, No. 11, November 1998, pp. 1966-1973.
  • N. Avadhanam and V. R. Algazi. “Evaluation of a Human Vision System based Image Fidelity Metric for Image Compression.” {SPIE: Applications of Digital Image Processing XXII}, 1999.
  • Furusho Y, Kotani K, Horita Y, Kenmochi Y, Algazi VR. “Picture quality evaluation model for color-coded images: considering observing points and local feature of image,” {Proc. IEEE 1999 International Conference on Image Processing }. Vol.4, 1999, pp.343-7 vol.4.

E.3. Image Compression

  • D. J. Sakrison and V.R. Algazi “Comparison of Line-by-Line and Two-Dimensional Encoding of Random Images”, { IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory}, IT-17(4) 386-398, 1971.
  • A. K. Jain, P.M. Farelle and V. R. Algazi “Image Data Compression”. Chapter 5 in {Digital Image Processing Techniques, M. P. Ekstrom Editor} pp.171-226, 1984.
  • P. L. Kelly and V. R. Algazi “Two Step Color Shrinking algorithm for Encoding of Graphics” {Proc. of the International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing} Vol.3, pp. 48.3.1-48.3.4, 1984.
  • V. R. Algazi, R. R. Estes, G. E. Ford, and P. L. Kelly. “Progressive Color Block Coding of Bilevel Scanned Documents.” {Proc. of the International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing}, pp. 2221-2225, 1990.
  • V. Ralph Algazi, Philip L. Kelly, and Robert R. Estes. “Compression of Binary Facsimile Images by Preprocessing and Color Shrinking.” { IEEE Trans. on Communications}, 38(9):1592-1598, September 1990.
  • J. W. Brandt, A. K. Jain, and V. R. Algazi. “Medial Axis Representation and Encoding of Scanned Documents.” { J. Visual Communication and Image Representation}, 2(2):151-156, June 1991.
  • V. R. Algazi, G. E. Ford, E. Maurincomme, and R. Potharlanka. “Perceptually Transparent Image Coding Using Spline Approximations and Directional Interpolation.” Picture Coding Symposium}, pp. 12.3-1 to 12.3-4, Tokyo, Japan, September 1991.
  • V. R. Algazi, T. R. Reed, G. E. Ford, and R. R. Estes. “Visual Factors and Image Analysis in the Encoding of High Quality Still Images.” {SPIE: Visual Communications and Image Processing}, vol. 1605 , pp. 329-338, November 1991.
  • V. R. Algazi, E. Maurincomme, and G. E. Ford. “Error Free and Transparent Coding of Images Using Approximations by Splines.” In {SPIE: Image Processing Algorithms and Techniques II}, pp. 364-370, November 1991.
  • T. R. Reed, V. R. Algazi, G. E. Ford, and I. Hussain. “Perceptually Based Coding of Monochrome and Color Still Images.” {Proceedings of the Data Compression Conference}, pp. 142-151, March 1992.
  • V. R. Algazi, T. R. Reed, G. E. Ford, E. Maurincomme, I. Hussain, and R. Potharlanka. “Perceptually Transparent Coding of Still Images.” {Trans. of the IEICE, Japan} E75-B(5):340-8, March 1992.
  • T. R. Reed, V. R. Algazi, and I. Hussain. “Segmentation-based Still Image Coding in a Perceptually Transparent Framework.” {Proc. Society for Information Display International Symposium}: SID ’92 Digest, 35.1, volume XXIII, pages 673-676, Boston, MA, May 1992.
  • J. W. Brandt and V. R. Algazi. “Lossy Encoding of Document Images with the Continuous Skeleton.” {SPIE: Visual Communications and Image Processing}, vol. 1818, pp. 663-673, Boston, MA, November 1992.
  • R. Algazi, T. R. Reed, G. E. Ford, M. Miyahara, K. Kotani, and Y. Kato. “Comparison of Image Coding Techniques for High Quality.” {Proc. Society for Information Display International Symposium}, volume XXIV, pp. 313-316, Seattle, WA, May 1993.
  • V. R. Algazi, G. E. Ford, A. Najmi, A. El-Fallah, and R. Estes. Progressive, “Perceptually Transparent Coder for Very High Quality Images.” {SPIE: Applications of Digital Image Processing XVII}, volume 2298 , pp. 13-24, San Diego, CA, July 1994.
  • Robert R. Estes, Jr. and V. Ralph Algazi. “Efficient Error Free Chain Coding of Binary Documents.” In {Proc. Data Compression Conference ’95}, pp. 122-31, Snowbird, Utah, March 1995.
  • V. R. Algazi and R. R. Estes. “Analysis based coding of image transform and subband coefficients.” {SPIE: Applications of Digital Image Processing XVII}, vol. 2564, pp. 11-21, 1995.
  • J. Lu, V. R. Algazi, and R. R. Estes. “Comparison of wavelet image coders using the Picture Quality Scale (PQS).” {SPIE: Wavelet Applications II}, vol. 2491, pp.1119-1130, 1995. Invited paper.
  • V. R. Algazi, T. Wang, A. Tescher, and J. Reagan. “Improving the performance of the MPEG2 coder at high quality.” {SPIE: Very High Resolution and Quality Imaging}, volume 2663, pp. 187-196, 1996.
  • Algazi VR, Avadhanam N, Estes RR Jr. “Optimizing the performance of wavelet coders by image processing.” {Proceedings of SPIE }, vol.3164, 1997, pp.456-65.
  • V. R. Algazi, G. E. Ford, R. R Estes, and A. El-Fallah. “A progressive analysis based perceptually transparent coder for still images.” {SPIE: Very High Resolution and Quality Imaging}, vol. 2663, pp. 155-166, 1996.
  • V. R. Algazi, N. Avadhanam, and R. R. Estes, Jr. “Quantifying Coding Performance for Preprocessed Images.” {SPIE: Very High Resolution and Quality Imaging}, vol. 3025 1997.
  • V. R. Algazi and R. R. Estes, Jr.. “Comparative Performance of Wavelet and JPEG Coders at High Quality.” SPIE: Very High Resolution and Quality Imaging}, vol. 3025 1997.
  • Kawanaka A, Algazi VR. “Zerotree coding of wavelet coefficients for image data on arbitrarily shaped support.” {Proc. DCC’99 Data Compression Conference } IEEE Comput. Soc. 1999, pp.534.

F.1. Audio and Speech

  • J. Ready and V. R. Algazi “Application of a simple Hearing Model to the Design of Audio Filters” {Proc. ICASSP’84} Vol.2. pp.19.11.1-19.11.4, 1984.
  • V. R. Algazi, M. J. ready and K.L. Brown “KL Transform of segmented Speech for Enhancement and Recognition” ‘ {Proc. 10e Colloque sur le traitement du Signal, GRETSI Symposium} pp.781-784, 1985.
  • K. L. Brown and V. R. Algazi “Discrete Utterance Speech Recognition without Time Alignment” {Proc. ICASSP 1985} Vol.1, pp.21-24, 1985.
  • S. Chung and V. R. Algazi “Improved Pitch Detection Algorithm for Noisy Speech” {Proc. ICASSP 1985} Vol.1, pp.11.9.pp.407-410, 1985. [download pdf]
  • K. Brown and V. R. Algazi, “Automatic Speech Recognition Using Acoustic Subwords and No Time alignment,” {Proc. IEEE ICASSP 1988}, pp. 860-863.
  • K. L. Brown and V. R. Algazi. “Speech Recognition Using Dynamic Features of Acoustic Subword Spectra.” {Proc. IEEE ICASSP 1991} pp. 293-296.
  • V. R. Algazi, D. Irvine, C. Cadwell, M. Ready, K. Brown, and S. Chung. “Speech Coding by the Efficient Transformation of the Spectral Envelope of Subwords.” {Proc. IEEE ICASSP 1991} pp. 93-96.
  • V. R. Algazi, C. Cadwell, D. Irvine, M. Ready, K. Brown, and S. Chung. “Transform Representation of the Spectra of Acoustic Speech Segments with Applications, Part 1: General Approach and Application to Speech Recognition.” { IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing}, 1(2):180-195, April 1993.
  • V. R. Algazi, C. Cadwell, D. Irvine, M. Ready, K. Brown, and S. Chung. “Transform Representation of the Spectra of Acoustic Speech Segments with Applications, Part 2: Speech Analysis, Synthesis and Coding.” {IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing}, 1(3):277-286, July 1993.

F.2. Spatial sound

  • V.R. Algazi, C. Avendano and D. Thompson, “Subject and Measurement Position Dependence in Binaural Signal Acquisition,” { Journal of the AES.} Vol.47, No.11. pp.937-947, (November.99)
  • R. O. Duda, C. Avendano and V. R. Algazi, “An adaptable ellipsoidal head model for the interaural time difference,” {Proc. IEEE IICASSP 99}, pp. II-965-968 (March 1999).
  • C. Avendano, R. O. Duda and V. R. Algazi, “Modeling the contralateral HRTF,” {AES 16th International Conference on Spatial Sound Reproduction}, Rovaniemi Finland, pp. 313-318 (April 1999).
  • V. R. Algazi, C. Avendano and D. Thompson, “Dependence of subject and measurement position in binaural signal acquisition,” {J. Aud. Eng. Soc.}, Vol. 47, No. 11, pp. 937-947 Nov., 1999.
  • V. R. Algazi, C. Avendano and R. O. Duda, “Elevation localization and head-related transfer function analysis at low frequencies,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol. 109, No. 3, pp. 1110-1122 (Mar., 2001).
  • V. R. Algazi, C. Avendano and R. O. Duda, “Estimation of a spherical-head model from anthropometry,” J. Aud. Eng. Soc., Vol. 49, No.6, p.472-478 (June, 2001)
  • V. Ralph Algazi, Richard O. Duda, Dennis M. Thompson, Carlos Avendano, “The CIPIC HRTF database, ” {WASSAP ’01 (2001 IEEE ASSP Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics}, New Paltz, NY, Oct. 2001).
  • V. Ralph Algazi, Richard O. Duda, Reed P. Morrison, Dennis M. Thompson, “Structural composition and decomposition of HRTFs, ” {WASSAP ’01, New Paltz, NY, Oct. 2001).
  • V. R. Algazi, R. O. Duda and D. M. Thompson, “The use of head-and-torso models for improved spatial sound synthesis,” Paper 5712, {113th AES Convention}, Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 2002).
  • E. J. Angel, V. R. Algazi and R. O. Duda, “On the design of canonical sound localization environments,” Paper 5714, {113th AES Convention}, Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 2002).
  • V. R. Algazi, R. O. Duda, R. Duraiswami, N. A. Gumerov and Z. Tang, “Approximating the head-related transfer function using simple geometric models of the head and torso,” J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol.112, pp. 2053-2064 (Nov. 2002).
  • V. Ralph Algazi, R. O. Duda and D. M. Thompson, “Motion-Tracked Binaural Sound” paper 6015, {116th AES Convention } ,Berlin, Germany. (May 2004).
  • J. B. Melick, V. R. Algazi, R. O. Duda and D. M. Thompson “Customization for Personalized Rendering of Motion-Tracked Binaural Sound,” {117th AES Convention } San Francisco, (October 2004).
  • V. R. Algazi, R. J. Dalton, R. O. Duda and D. M. Thompson, “Motional-Tracked Binaural Sound for Personal Music Players,” Paper 6557,. , {119th AES Convention } New York, NY (Oct. 2005).
  • R. C. Hom, V. R. Algazi and R. O. Duda “High-Frequency Interpolation for Motion-Tracked Binaural Sound,” {121th AES Convention } San Francisco, (October 2006).
  • P. Satarzadeh, V. R. Algazi and R. O. Duda “Physical and Filter Pinna Models Based on Anthropometry” , {122nd AES Convention } Vienna, (May 2007).

G. Patents

  • “Bistable Amplifier Circuit ” – US Pat. 3080486, issued March 5, 1963. Westinghouse Electric Corp. R. W. Roberts, J. Rosa, V. R. Algazi and H. J. Abrams, Inventors.
  • “Method for assessing and displaying vascular architecture using ultrasound” US Pat. 5462059 – Filed May 25, 1994 – The Regents of the University of California … : Katherine W. Ferrara, New York, NY; V. Ralph Algazi, Davis, Calif.

H. Chapter in book and volume editor

  • Book Chapter: A. K. Jain, P. M. Farelle ans V. R. Algazi , ~Image compression~ Chapter 5 in Digital Image Processing Techniques (Computational Techniques) Michael P. Ekstrom Editor Academic Press 1984.
  • V. Ralph Algazi, Editor “Very High Resolution and Quality Imaging” SPIE 1996, (SPIE Proceedings Series).
  • V. Ralph Algazi, Editor “Very High Resolution and Quality Imaging II” SPIE 1997, (SPIE Proceedings Series)
  • V. Ralph Algazi, Editor “Very High Resolution and Quality Imaging III” SPIE 1998.(SPIE Proceedings Series)
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