faculty-profile

Nariman Farvardin

UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT, PROFESSOR, IEEE FELLOW
Phone: 201.216.5213
Email: nariman.farvardin@stevens.edu
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Electrical and Computer Engineering
Education
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Dec. 1983.
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, RPI, Dec. 1980. 
  • B.S. (magna cum laude), Electrical Engineering, RPI, Aug. 1979.
General Information
  • University President, Stevens Institute of Technology, July 2011 - present
  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, July 2011 - present
  • Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, University of Maryland, July 2007- June 2011 
  • Dean, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland, Aug. 2000-June 2007
  • Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, May 1995-July 2000 Acting Chair of the Department, August 1994-May 1995
  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (joint appointment with the Institute for Systems Research), University of Maryland, July 1993-June 2011 
  • Visiting Professor, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Paris, France, Sept. 1990-June 1991
  • Associate Professor, University of Maryland, 1988-1993
  • Asistant Professor, University of Maryland, 1984-1988 
Honors & Awards
  1. IBM Fellowship, 1981-82.
  2. Allen B. Dumont Prize, Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering Department, RPI, in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and substantial contribution to the field, May 1984.
  3. Presidential Young Investigator (PYI) Award, National Science Foundation, 1987.
  4. George Corcoran Award for Outstanding Contributions to Electrical Engineering Education, 1986-87.
  5. Award of Excellence for Design and VLSI Implementation of an Image Compression Scheme, Maryland Industrial Partnership, University of Maryland, 1992 (with Já Já).
  6. Outstanding Systems Engineering Faculty Award, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, 1993.
  7. 1995 Texas Instruments DSP Solutions Challenge, American Division Award, "Real-time Implementation of a Wavelet-based Video Compression System." Student Members of the Team: Hamid Jafarkhani, Ruplu Bhattacharya, Jerome J. Johnson.
  8. Invention of the Year Award (Information Sciences), University of Maryland, College Park, (with Eiji Atsumi), 1999.
  9. Featured by The Washington Post as one of the "Five to Watch in 2003," Jan. 6, 2003.
  10. Hidden Gems Award, The Iranian-American Technology Council, Dec. 2003, Washington, DC.
Professional Societies
  • Fellow of the IEEE, since 1998.
  • Member of the American Society for Engineering Education, since 1999.
Grants, Contracts & Funds
  1. Minta Martin Fund for Aeronautical Research, Design and Performance Evaluation of Communication Satellites with Large Flexible Antennae, ($75,000), co-principal investigator with J. S. Baras, A. Ephremides, P. S. Krishnaprasad, A. Makowski, and P. Narayan, 1984-1986.
  2. NASA, Langley Research Center, A Study of Data Compression Techniques with Applications to Image Coding, ($72,708), principal investigator, 1985-1986.
  3. Martin Marietta Laboratories, Coding, Compression and Signal Processing for Communication Systems, ($95,000), principal investigator, 1984-1989.
  4. Department of Defense, Communication System Simulator Equipment for Point-to-Point and Multi-User Communications Research, (DoD contribution $97,000, also matching funds from CONTEL, Martin Marietta and the Engineering Research Center; total: $297,000), co-principal investigator with L. D. Davisson, A. Ephremides and E. Geraniotis, 1987.
  5. Minta Martin Fund for Aeronautical Research, Speech Coding at Low Rates Based on Nonstationary Models, ($10,000), principal investigator, 1986-1987.
  6. Entropics Processing Inc., Speech Processing Software (SPS), gift ($10,000), 1986.
  7. National Science Foundation (PYI), Design and Analysis of Data Compression Schemes for Nonstationary Sources, ($312,000), principal investigator, 1987-1992.
  8. Ford Aerospace & Communications, Adaptive Data Compression for High Data Rate Communication Systems, ($21,560), principal investigator, 1987.
  9. General Electric Corporate Research and Development, Design and Analysis of Data Compression Schemes for Nonstationary Sources, ($28,750), principal investigator, 1987-1992.
  10. Systems Research Center (NSF funded), Real-Time Signal Processing and Understanding, ($442,485), principal investigators J. Baras and S. Marcus, 1985-1993.
  11. Ford Aerospace, VLSI Design and Implementation of Data Compression Schemes, ($200,000), co-principal investigator with J. Já Já, 1988-1989.
  12. Mitsubishi Corporation, Subband Coding of Images, ($15,000), principal investigator, 1988-1989.
  13. Nippon Telephone and Telegraph, Speech Coding in Noisy Background and Channel Conditions, ($45,000), principal investigator, 1990-1993.
  14. National Science Foundation, A Novel Structured Vector Quantization Scheme: Design, Analysis and Applications, ($229,592), principal investigator, 1992-1995.
  15. National Science Foundation, Design and Control of a Walking Robot, ($390,000), co-principal investigator with W. Dayawansa, S. Azarm, A. Tits and L.-W. Tsai, 1992-1995.
  16. National Science Foundation, Collaborative Research with University of Nice-CNRS on Wavelet Based Image and Video Coding, ($9,250), principal investigator, 1994-1997.
  17. Texas Instruments, Low-Rate Robust Speech Coding, ($80,000), principal investigator, 1994-1998.
  18. Mitsubishi Corporation, Multiresolution Video Coding, ($25,000), principal investigator, 1994-1995.
  19. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Compression and Encoding for Wireless Communications, ($162,300), principal investigator, 1995-1996.
  20. Army Research Laboratory, Advanced Telecommunications and Information Distribution, ($5,500,000), co-principal investigator with J. Baras, A. Ephremides and V. S. Subramanian, 1996-2001.
  21. GTE, Low Bit Rate Content-Based Video Coding: Scalability, Robustness and Implementation, ($25,000), principal investigator, 1996-1997.
  22. National Science Foundation, Indoor Wireless Communications, ($400,000), co-principal investigator with A. Papamarcou, S. Tretter, L. Tassiulas and E. Geraniotis, 1997-2000.
  23. Mitsubishi Corporation, Image Coding Research, ($25,000), principal investigator, 1997-1998.
  24. National Science Foundation, Research Internships in Telecommunications Engineering (RITE) Site, ($550,000), co-principal investigator with A. Papamarcou, W. Lawson, 1997-2001.
  25. Intel Corporation, Fast, High Performance Still Image Compression for Applications in Digital Photography, ($150,326), co-principal investigator with S. Hirata, 1998-2001.
  26. The GE Fund, Hierarchical, Asynchronous and Multimedia Learning using Electronic Textbooks, ($800,000), co-principal investigator with L. Kiely, 1999-2001.
  27. The GE Fund, Time: Teachers Integrating Mathematics and Engineering, ($500,000), principal investigator, 2004-2007.
  28. Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, The Nano-Biotechnology Initiative, principal investigator (involves several participating faculty from the University System of Maryland), $6,200,000, 2006-2009.
  29. Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, Nanotechnology Equipment Funds, principal investigator (involves several contributing faculty), $3,600,000, 2006-2007.
  30. The Petroleum Institute, Joint University of Maryland and Petroleum Institute Energy Related Collaboration, principal investigator (co-PI: A. Bar-Cohen; also involves several participating faculty), $10,000,000, 2006-2011.
  31. National Science Foundation, UM ADVANCE = Towards an Institution for Inclusive Excellence (UM = TI2E), principal investigator, (co-PIs: Avis Cohen, Darryll Pines, KerryAnn O'Meara), $3,192,712, 2010-2015.
Patents & Inventions
  1. R. Laroia, N. Farvardin and S. Tretter, "Precoding Scheme for Transmitting Data Using Optimally-Shaped Constellations over Intersymbol-Interference Channels," United States Patent, 5,388,124, Feb. 7, 1995.
  2. E. Atsumi and N. Farvardin, "Method and Apparatus for Compressing and Decompressing Images," United States Patent, 6,801,665, Oct. 5, 2004.
  3. E. Atsumi and N. Farvardin, "Lossy/Lossless Region-of-Interest Image Coding," United States Patent, 6,891,973, May 10, 2005.
  4. E. Atsumi and N. Farvardin, "Method and Apparatus for Compressing and Decompressing Images," United States Patent, 7,221,804, May 22, 2007.
  5. E. Atsumi and N. Farvardin, "Lossy/Lossless Region-of-Interest Image Coding," United States Patent, 7,257,266 Aug. 14, 2007.
  6. M. Alasti and N. Farvardin, "SEAMA: A Source Encoding Assisted Multiple Access Protocol for Wireless Communication," U.S. Patent, 7,555,011, June 30, 2009.
  7. E. Atsumi and N. Farvardin, "Method and Apparatus for Compressing and Decompressing Images," U.S. Patent, 7,697,771, April 13, 2010.
Selected Publications
Book Chapters
  1. N. Farvardin and X. Ran. (1996). "A Perceptually Motivated Three-Component Image Model", Video Coding: The Second Generation Approach, L. Torres and M. Kunt, Kluwer Academic Publishers. 337-376.
  2. N. Phamdo, T.-H. Lee and N. Farvardin. (1995). "Vector Quantization Based Classifier and Maximum Likelihood Decoding for Speaker Recognition", Recent Advances in Speech Recognition and Coding, A. Rubio and J. Lopez Soler, Springer. 493-495.
  3. N. Farvardin. (1995). "Speech Coding over Noisy Channels", Recent Advances in Speech Recognition and Coding, A. Rubio and J. Lopez Soler, Springer. 387-404.
  4. R. Laroia and N. Farvardin. (1994). "Trellis-Based Scalar-Vector Quantizer for Memoryless Sources", Coding and Quantization: DIMACS/IEEE Workshop, Calderbank, Forney, Moayeri, American Mathematical Society. 127-137.
  5. N. Farvardin. (1996). "Recent Advances in Image Coding", Progress in Picture Processing, H. Maitre, North-Holland, 233-273.
  6. N. Phamdo, N. Farvardin and T. Moriya. (1993). "Combined Source-Channel Coding of LSP Parameters Using Multi-Stage Vector Quantization", Speech and Audio Coding for Wireless and Network Applications, B. S. Atal, V. Cuperman and A. Gersho, Kluwer Academic. 181-190.
  7. V. Vaishampayan and N. Farvardin. (1992). "Optimal Block Cosine Transform Image Coding for Noisy Channels", Digital Image Processing, R. Chellappa, IEEE Computer Society Press. 687-696.
  8. N. Farvardin and J. W. Modestino. (1992). "Optimum Quantizer Performance for a Class of Non-Gaussian Memoryless Sources", Image Compression, M. Rabbani, SPIE. 71-83.
  9. N. Farvardin. (1987). Source Coding: Theory and Applications, The Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, Academic Press, New York. 13 pp. 97-116.
Journals
  1. A. Kwasinski, M. Alasti, K. J. R. Liu, N. Farvardin. (2005). "A Low Complexity Source Encoding Assisted Multiple Access Protocol for Voice/Data Integrated Networks", EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, 2005 193-206.
  2. M. Alasti, K. Seyrafianpour, A. Ephremides and N. Farvardin. (Mar 2001). "Multiple Description Coding in Networks with Congestion Problem", IEEE Trans. Inform Theory, 47 891-902.
  3. M. Alasti and N. Farvardin. (Sep 2000). "SEAMA, A Source Encoding Assisted Multiple Access Protocol for Wireless Communications", IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, 18 1682-1700.
  4. V. Chande and N. Farvardin. (Jun 2000). "Progressive Transmission of Images over Memoryless Noisy Channels", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 18 850-860.
  5. H. Jafarkhani and N. Farvardin. (May 2000). "Channel-Matched Hierarchical Table-Lookup Vector Quantization", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 46 1121-1125.
  6. P. Ligdas and N. Farvardin. (Mar 2000). "Optimizing the Transmit Power for Slow Fading Channels", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 46 565-576.
  7. H. Jafarkhani and N. Farvardin. (Jan 2000). "Design of Channel Optimized Vector Quantizers in the Presence of Channel Mismatch", IEEE Trans. Commun., 48 118-124.
  8. H. Jafarkhani and N. Farvardin. (Jul 1999). "Fast Reconstruction of Subband-Decomposed Progressively Transmitted Signals", IEEE Trans. Image Proc., 8 891-898.
  9. H. Jafarkhani and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1998). "Adaptive Image Coding Using Spectral Classification", IEEE Trans. Image Proc., 7 605-610.
  10. R. Joshi, H. Jafarkhani, J. Kasner, T. Fischer, N. Farvardin, M. Marcellin and R. Bamberger. (Nov 1997). "Comparison of Different Methods of Classification in Subband Coding of Images", IEEE Trans. Image Proc., 1473-1487.
  11. N. Phamdo, F. Alajaji and N. Farvardin. (Jun 1997). "Quantization of Memoryless and Gauss-Markov Sources over Binary Markov Channels", IEEE Trans. Commun., 45 668-675.
  12. F. Alajaji, N. Phamdo, N. Farvardin and T. Fuja. (Jan 1996). "Detection of Binary Sources Over Discrete Channels with Additive Markov Noise", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 42 230-239.
  13. X. Ran and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1995). "A Perceptually-Motivated Three-Component Image Model - Part II: Applications to Image Compression", IEEE Trans. Image Proc., 430-447.
  14. X. Ran and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1995). "A Perceptually-Motivated Three-Component Image Model - Part I: Description of the Model", IEEE Trans. Image Proc., 401-415.
  15. C. I. Podilchuk, N. S. Jayant and N. Farvardin. (Feb 1995). "Three-Dimensional Subband Coding of Video", IEEE Trans. Image Proc., 125-139.
  16. R. Laroia, N. Farvardin and S. Tretter. (Jul 1994). "On Optimal Shaping of Multidimensional Constellations", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 40 1044-1056.
  17. R. Laroia and N. Farvardin. (May 1994). "Trellis-Coded Structured Vector Quantization", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 40 860-870.
  18. N. Farvardin. (Jan 1994). "Review of Vector Quantization and Signal Compression (Invited), A. Gersho and R. M. Gray", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 40 287-289.
  19. N. Phamdo and N. Farvardin. (Jan 1994). "Optimal Detection of Discrete Markov Sources Over Discrete Memoryless Channels - Applications to Combined Source-Channel Coding", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 40 186-193.
  20. N. Phamdo, N. Farvardin and T. Moriya. (May 1993). "A Unified Approach to Tree-Structured and Multi-Stage Vector Quantization for Noisy Channels", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 39 835-850.
  21. R. Laroia and N. Farvardin. (May 1993). "A Structured Fixed-Rate Vector Quantizer Derived from a Variable-Length Encoded Scalar Quantizer - Part II: Vector Sources", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 39 868-876.
  22. R. Laroia and N. Farvardin. (May 1993). "A Structured Fixed-Rate Vector Quantizer Derived from a Variable-Length Encoded Scalar Quantizer - Part I: Memoryless Sources", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 39 851-867.
  23. R. Laroia, S. Tretter and N. Farvardin. (Oct 1993). "A Simple and Effective Precoding Scheme for Noise Whitening on Intersymbol Interference Channel", IEEE Trans. Commun., 41 1460-1466.
  24. Y. Hussain and N. Farvardin. (Jan 1993). "Variable-Rate Finite-State Vector Quantization", IEEE Trans. Speech and Audio Processing, 1 25-38.
  25. D.G. Goblirsch and N. Farvardin. (Sep 1992). "Switched Scalar Quantizers for Hidden Markov Sources", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 38 1455-1473.
  26. V. Vaishampayan and N. Farvardin. (Jul 1992). "Joint Design of Block Source Codes and Modulation Signal Sets", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 37 1230-1248.
  27. N. Tanabe and N. Farvardin. (Jun 1992). "Subband Image Coding Using Entropy Coded Quantization Over Noisy Channels", IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Commun., 10 926-943.
  28. Y. Hussain and N. Farvardin. (Dec 1991). "Adaptive Block Transform Coding of Speech Based on LPC Vector Quantization", IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, 39 2611-2620.
  29. N. Farvardin and F. Y. Lin. (Sep 1991). "Performance of Entropy-Constrained Block Transform Quantizers", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 37 1433-1439.
  30. N. Farvardin and V. Vaishampayan. (Jan 1991). "On the Performance and Complexity of Channel Optimized Vector Quantizers", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 37 155-160.
  31. N. Farvardin. (Jul 1990). "A Study of Vector Quantization for Noisy Channels", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, 36 799-809.
  32. J. W. Modestino, D. D. Harrison and N. Farvardin. (Jun 1990). "Robust Adaptive Buffer-Instrumented Entropy-Coded Quantization of Stationary Sources", IEEE Trans. Commun., 38 859-867.
  33. V. Vaishampayan and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1990). "Optimal Block Cosine Transform Image Coding for Noisy Channels", IEEE Trans. Commun., 38 327-336.
  34. N. Sugamura and N. Farvardin. (Feb 1988). "Quantizer Design in LSP Speech Analysis-Synthesis", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Speech Processing for Communications. 6 432-440.
  35. N. Farvardin and V. Vaishampayan. (Nov 1987). "Optimal Quantizer Design for Noisy Channels: An Approach to Combined Source-Channel Coding", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, IT-33 827-838.
  36. N. Farvardin and J. W. Modestino. (Nov 1986). "On Overflow and Underflow Problems in Buffer-Instrumented Variable-Length Coding of Fixed-Rate Memoryless Sources", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, IT-32 839-845.
  37. N. Farvardin and J. W. Modestino. (Jan 1986). "Adaptive Buffer-Instrumented Entropy Coded Quantizer Performance for Memoryless Sources", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, IT-32 9 - 22.
  38. N. Farvardin and J. W. Modestino. (May 1985). "Rate-Distortion Performance of DPCM Schemes for Autoregressive Sources", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, IT-31 402-418.
  39. J. W. Modestino, N. Farvardin and M. R. Ogrinc. (Mar 1985). "Performance of Block Cosine Image Coding with Adaptive Quantization", IEEE Trans. Commun., COM-33 210-217.
  40. N. Farvardin and J. W. Modestino. (May 1994). "Optimum Quantizer Performance for a Class of Non-Gaussian Memoryless Sources", IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, IT-30 485-497.
Conference Proceedings
  1. A. Kwasinski and N. Farvardin. (Mar 2004). "Optimal Resource Allocation for CDMA Networks Based on Arbitrary Real-Time Source Coders Adaptation with Application to MPEG4 FGS", Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Atlanta, GA. 2010-2015.
  2. Z. Han, A. Kwasinski, K. J. Ray Liu and N. Farvardin. (Oct 2003). "Pizza Party Algorithm for Real Time Distortion Management in Downlink Single-Cell CDMA Systems", Allerton Conference. 1858 - 1859.
  3. A. Kwasinski, M. Alasti, M. Farvardin, K. J. R Liu. (Oct 2003). "Highly Efficient, Low Complexity Source-Assisted Multiple Access Protocol", Allerton Conference. 675-684.
  4. A. Kwasinski, N. Farvardin. (Oct 2003). "Extending Operation of a CDMA Network Beyond Congestion by Cross-Layer Resource Allocation for Real-Time Traffic in Fading Channels", Allerton Conference. 1860 - 1869.
  5. A. Kwasinski, N. Farvardin. (May 2003). "Resource Allocation for CDMA Networks Based on Real-Time Rate Adaptation", IEEE Intl. Conf. on Communications, ICC'03, Anchorage, Alaska. 5 3307-3311.
  6. A. Kwasinski, Z. Han, K. J. R. Liu, N. Farvardin. (Mar 2003). "Power Minimization under Real-Time Source Distortion Constraints in Wireless Networks", IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC'03, New Orleans, LA. 532 -536.
  7. A. Kwasinski, V. Chande and N Farvardin. (Apr 2003). "Delay-Constrained Joint Source-Channel Coding using Incremental Redundancy", Information Theory Workshop, Paris, France. 283-286.
  8. M. Alasti and N. Farvardin. (2000). "A Diffusion Approximation for Voice-Data Integration in a Wireless Network", Proc. WCNC2000, Chicago, IL.
  9. V. Chande and N. Farvardin. (Jan 2000). "Joint Source-Channel Coding Schemes for Progressive Transmission over Noisy Channels with or without Feedback", Proc. of the 3rd ITG Conference on Source Channel Coding, Munich, Germany.
  10. M. Alasti and N. Farvardin. (Aug 1999). "D-PRMA: A Dynamic Packet Reservation Multiple Access Protocol for Wireless Communications", Proc. Second Annual Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, Seattle, WA. 41-49.
  11. M. Alasti and N. Farvardin. (Sep 1999). "Admission Control Policy for Wireless Networks Subject to a Quality of Service Constraint", Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC '99), New Orleans. 1521-1525.
  12. V. Chande, N. Farvardin and H. Jafarkhani. (Oct 1999). "Image Communication Over Noisy Channels with Feedback", Proc. Int. Conf. Image. Process. Kobe, Japan.
  13. H. Brunk and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1999). "Joint Design of Progressive Fixed-Rate Source-Channel Codes", Proc. Data Compression Conference, Snowbird, UT.
  14. V. Chande and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1999). "Joint Source-Channel Coding for Progressive Transmission of Embedded Source Coders", Proc. Data Compression Conference, Snowbird, UT.
  15. E. Atsumi and N. Farvardin. (Oct 1998). "Lossy/Lossless Region-of-Interest Image Coding Based on Set Partitioning in Hierarchical Trees", Proc. IEEE ICIP, Chicago, IL. 87-91.
  16. H. Jafarkhani and N. Farvardin. (May 1998). "Design of Channel Optimized Vector Quantizers in the Presence of Channel Mismatch", Proc. IEEE ICASSP, Seattle, WA. 3465-3468.
  17. V. Chande and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1998). "A Joint Source-Channel Coding Scheme for Transmission of Images over Wireless Channels", Proc. Data Compression Conf., Snowbird, UT. a 530.
  18. H. Brunk and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1998). "Embedded Trellis Coded Quantization", Proc. Data Compression Conference, Snowbird, UT. 93-102.
  19. V. Chande, H. Jafarkhani and N. Farvardin. (Jan 1998). "Joint Source-Channel Coding of Images for Channels with Feedback", Proc. IEEE Information Theory Workshop, (invited paper), San Diego, CA. 50-51.
  20. P. Ligdas and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1997). "Finite-State Power Control for Fading Channels", Proc. Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. 399-404.
  21. H. Jafarkhani, H. Brunk and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1997). "Entropy-Constrained Successively Refinable Scalar Quantization", Proc. Data Compression Conf., Snow Bird, UT. 337-346.
  22. H. Jafarkhani and N. Farvardin. (Oct 1996). "Channel-Matched Hierarchical Vector Quantization for Transmission of Video Over Wireless Channels", International Conference on Image Processing, Lausanne, Switzerland. III.755-758.
  23. H. Jafarkhani, P. Ligdas and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1996). "Adaptive Rate Allocation in a Joint Source/Channel Coding Framework for Wireless Channels", Proc. Vehicular Technology Conference, Atlanta, GA. 492-496.
  24. H. Brunk and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1996). "Fixed Rate Successive Refining Scalar Quantizers for Progressive Transmission", Proc. Data Compression Conference, Snowbird, UT. 250-259.
  25. H. Jafarkhani and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1996). "Fast Reconstruction of Subband Decomposed Images for Progressive Transmission", Proc. Data Compression Conference, Snowbird, UT. 230-239.
  26. B. Johnson and N. Farvardin. (Sep 1995). "A Finite-State Two-Stage Vector Quantizer for Coding Speech Line Spectral Parameters", Proc. IEEE Speech Coding Workshop, Annapolis, MD. 47-48.
  27. H. Ito and N. Farvardin. (Oct 1995). "Wavelet Video Coder Using Entropy-Coded Trellis Coded Quantization", Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Image Proc., Washington, DC. I.598-601.
  28. H. Jafarkhani and N. Farvardin. (Oct 1995). "Scalable Wavelet Image Coding Scheme Using Multi-Stage Pruned Tree-Structured Vector Quantization", Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, Washington, DC. III.81-84.
  29. H. Jafarkhani, N. Farvardin and C. C. Lee. (Mar 1995). "Optimal 2-D Spectral Classification and Its Application in Wavelet Coding of Images", Proc. of Conference on Informations Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD. 568-572.
  30. C. C. Lee and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1995). "Memory and Mismatch Issues in Buffer-Instrumented Entropy-Coded TCQ", Proc. of Conference on Informations Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD. 70-75.
  31. C. C. Lee, N. Phamdo, R. Laroia and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1995). "On Predictive TB-SVQ of Speech at Low Bit Rates", Proc. of Conference on Informations Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD. 82-87.
  32. P. Ligdas and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1995). "Power Control Schemes for Memoryless Channels with Known Variations", Proc. of Conference on Informations Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD. 550-555.
  33. H. Ito and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1995). "On Motion Compensation of Wavelet Coefficients", Proc. ICASSP95, Detroit. 2161-2164.
  34. N. Farvardin. (Jun 1994). "Issues on Combined Source-Channel Coding", Proc. of Nordic Signal Processing Symposium, Aaulesund, Norway. 8-18.
  35. X. Ran and N. Farvardin. (Nov 1994). "On Planar Curve Representation", International Conf. on Image Processing, Austin, TX. I.676-680.
  36. H. Jafarkhani, N. Farvardin and C. C. Lee. (Nov 1994). "Adaptive Wavelet Based Image Coding", Int. Conf. on Image Processing, Austin, TX. III.343-349.
  37. N. Farvardin, F. Camurat and R. Laroia. (Nov 1994). "An Application of Fixed-Rate Scalar-Vector Quantization in Image Coding", International Conf. on Image Processing, Austin, TX. I.598-602.
  38. N. Phamdo, F. Alajaji, N. Farvardin and T. Fuja. (Mar 1994). "Quantization of Memoryless Sources Over Discrete Markov Channels", Proc. of Conference on Informations Sciences and Systems, Princeton, NJ. 1078-1083.
  39. N. Farvardin and N. Tanabe. (Sep 1993). "Image Coding over Noisy Channels", Proc. of the Digital Communications Workshop, Tirrenia, Italy.
  40. C. C. Lee, N. Farvardin and X. Ran. (Oct 1993). "Robust Quantization of DCT Coefficients in Adaptive Transform Coding of Images", IEEE Int. Workshop on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication Systems, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. 333-338.
  41. S. Arya, N. Phamdo, N. Farvardin and D. Mount. (Oct 1993). "Fast Search Algorithms with Applications to Split and Multi-Stage Vector Quantization of Speech LSP Parameters", Proc. IEEE Workshop on Speech Coding for Telecommunications, St. Jovite, Quebec. 65-66.
  42. C.-C. Lee and N. Farvardin. (1993). "Entropy-Constrained Trellis Coded Quantization: Implementation and Adaptation", Proc. of the 1993 Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. 342-347.
  43. N. Phamdo and N. Farvardin. (1993). "Quantization over Discrete Noisy Channels Using Rate-One Convolutional Codes", Proc. of 1993 Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. 357-362.
  44. N. Farvardin, C.-C. Lee and X. Ran. (Apr 1993). "An Adaptive DCT Image Coding Scheme Based on Entropy-Constrained Trellis Coded Quantization", ICASSP '93, Minneapolis, MN. V.397-401.
  45. J. Lopez-Soler and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1993). "A Combined Quantization-Interpolation Scheme for Very Low Bit Rate Coding of Speech LSP Parameters", ICASSP '93, Minneapolis, MN. II.21-24.
  46. N. Phamdo, N. Farvardin and T. Moriya. (Mar 1992). "A Unified Approach to Tree-Structured and Multi-Stage Vector Quantization for Noisy Channels", 26th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, New Jersey. 658-664.
  47. R. Laroia, S. Tretter and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1992). "A Simple and Effective Precoding Scheme for Noise Whitening on Intersymbol Interference Channels", 26th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, New Jersey. 723-726.
  48. R. Laroia and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1992). "On SVQ Shaping of Multidimensional Constellations - High-Rate Large-Dimensional Constellations", 26th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, New Jersey. 527-531.
  49. J. Salillas and N. Farvardin. (Aug 1992). "Adaptive Multi-Stage Vector Quantization of Images", Proc. EUSIPCO. 1239-1242.
  50. X. Ran and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1992). "Adaptive DCT Image Coding Based on a Three-Component Image Model", Proc. ICASSP. III.201-204.
  51. Y. Hussain and N. Farvardin. (1992). "Finite-State Vector Quantization over Noisy Channels and Its Application to LSP Parameters", Proc. ICASSP. II.133-136.
  52. R. Laroia and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1991). "Extension of the Fixed-Rate Structured Vector Quantizer to Vector Sources", Proc. Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. 576-581.
  53. C. Podilchuk and N. Farvardin. (1991). "Perceptually Based Low Bit Rate Video Coding", Proc. ICASSP '91, Toronto, Canada. 2837-2840.
  54. Y. Hussain and N. Farvardin. (1991). "Variable-Rate Finite-State Vector Quantization of Images", Proc. ICASSP '91, Toronto, Canada. 2301-2304.
  55. R. Laroia, N. Phamdo and N. Farvardin. (1991). "Robust and Efficient Quantization of Speech LSP Parameters Using Structured Vector Quantization", Proc. ICASSP '91, Toronto, Canada. 641-644.
  56. N. Phamdo, N. Farvardin and T. Moriya. (Oct 1990). "Combined Source-Channel Coding of LSP Parameters Using Multi-Stage Vector Quantization", Proc. IEICE/ASJ Research Meeting on Speech, Nagoya, Japan. 63-70.
  57. R. Laroia and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1990). "A Structured Fixed-Rate Vector Quantizer Derived from Variable-Length Encoded Scalar Quantizers", Proc. 24th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, NJ. 796-801.
  58. Y. Hussain and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1990). "Variable-Rate Finite-State Vector Quantization", Proc. 24th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, NJ. 790-795.
  59. V. Vaishampayan and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1990). "Optimum Encoder and Decoder Mappings for Vector Sources and Bandlimited Waveform Channels", Proc. 24th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, NJ. 485-490.
  60. X. Ran and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1990). "Combined VQ/DCT of Images Using Interblock Noiseless Coding", Proc. ICASSP '90, Albuquerque, NM. 2281-2284.
  61. N. Phamdo and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1990). "Coding of Speech LSP Parameters Using TSVQ with Interblock Noiseless Coding", Proc. ICASSP '90, Albuquerque, NM. 193-196.
  62. N. Tanabe and N. Farvardin. (Apr 1990). "Subband Image Coding Using Entropy-Coded Quantization over Noisy Channels", Proc. ICASSP '90, Albuquerque, NM. 2105-2108.
  63. N. Farvardin and N. Tanabe. (Feb 1990). "Subband Image Coding Using Entropy-Coded Quantization", Proc. SPIE/SPSE Symposium on Electronic Imaging: Science and Technology, Santa Clara, CA. 240-254.
  64. N. Farvardin and R. Laroia. (May 1989). "Efficient Encoding of Speech LSP Parameters Using the Discrete Cosine Transformation", Proc. ICASSP, Glasgow, Scotland. 168-171.
  65. J. De Marca, N. Farvardin, N. S. Jayant and Y. Shoham. (May 1988). "Robust Vector Quantization for Noisy Channels", Proc. Mobile Satellite Conf., Pasadena, CA. 515-520.
  66. N. Sugamura and N. Farvardin. (Feb 1988). "Effects of Channel Errors in LSP Speech Analysis and Synthesis Based on Scalar Quantization", Proc. IEICE Speech Technical Group Meeting, Tokyo, Japan. 1-6.
  67. V. Vaishampayan and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1988). "The Joint Design of Block Source Coders and Modulation Signal Sets", Proc. 22nd Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, NJ. 373-379.
  68. D.M. Goblirsch and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1988). "Robust Memoryless Quantization for Hidden Markov Sources", Proc. 22nd Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, NJ. 795-800.
  69. N. Farvardin and Y. Hussain. (Oct 1988). "Adaptive Block Transform Coding of Speech Based on the Hidden-Markov Model", Proc. European Signal Processing Conf. (USIPCO), Grenoble, France. 883-886.
  70. N. Sugamura and N. Farvardin. (1988). "Quantizer Design in LSP Speech Analysis-Synthesis", Proc. ICASSP, New York. 398-401.
  71. J.W. Modestino, D. D. Harrison and N. Farvardin. (Oct 1987). "Robust Adaptive Buffer-Instrumented Entropy-Coded Quantization of Stationary Sources", Proc. 25th Annual Allerton Conf. on Communications, Control and Computing.
  72. N. Farvardin and F. Y. Lin. (Mar 1987). "Performance of a Block Transform Image Coding Scheme based on Entropy-Constrained Quantization and Permutation Coding", Proc. Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. 238-244.
  73. V. Vaishampayan and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1986). "Optimal Block Cosine Transform Image Coding for Noisy Channels", Proc. 20th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, pp. 260-266, Princeton, NJ.
  74. N. Farvardin and F. Y. Lin. (Oct 1985). "Performance of Entropy-Constrained Block Transform Quantizers", Proc. 23rd Allerton Conf. on Communications, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL. 359-360.
  75. F. Azadegan, J. W. Modestino and N. Farvardin. (May 1984). "Adaptive Block Cosine Image Coding Performance", Proc. IEEE International Communications Conf., Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 506-510.
  76. N. Farvardin and J. W. Modestino. (Mar 1984). "On Overflow and Underflow Problems in Buffer-Instrumented Variable-Length Coding of Fixed-Rate Memoryless Sources", Proc. 18th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, NJ. 351-355.
  77. J. W. Modestino and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1984). "Optimum Entropy-Coded Quantizer Design for a Class of Discrete-Time Sources", Proc. ICASSP, San Diego, CA. 30.8.1-30.8.4.
  78. J. W. Modestino, N. Farvardin and M. R. Ogrinc. (Nov 1982). "Performance of Block Cosine Image Coding with Adaptive Quantization", Proc. NTC '82, Galveston, Texas. E1.1.1 - E1.1.6.
  79. N. Farvardin and J. W. Modestino. (Oct 1982). "Optimum Quantizer Performance for a Class of Non-Gaussian Memoryless Sources", Proc. 20th Allerton Conf. on Communications, Control and Computing. 290-300.
Presentation/Meeting
  1. M. Alasti, K. Sayrafian-Pour, A. Ephremides and N. Farvardin. (Jul 2002). "The Use of Multiple Description Coding in Networking", International Symposium on Information Theory, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  2. V. Chande and N. Farvardin. (Jul 2000). "On Optimal Joint Source-Channel Decoding Scheme for Noisy Channels with Feedback", International Symposium on Information Theory, Sorrento, Italy.
  3. T. S. Huang, K. Ramchandran, M. J. T. Smith and N. Farvardin. (Feb 1999). "Image and Video Compression: Meeting the Army Needs", ATIRP Conference, College Park, MD.
  4. M. Alasti and N. Farvardin. (Feb 1999). "Admission Control Policy for Wireless Networks Subject to a Quality of Service Constraint", Proc. ATIRP Conference, College Park, MD, pp. 387-391.
  5. V. Chande and N. Farvardin. (Feb 1999). "Constrained Feedback Hybrid ARQ Design for Wireless Error Control", Proc. ATIRP Conference, College Park, MD, pp. 393-396.
  6. H. Brunk and N. Farvardin. (Feb 1999). "Embedded Entropy-Constrained Trellis Coded Quantization", Proc. ATIRP Conference, College Park, MD, pp. 329-334.
  7. V. Chande and N. Farvardin. (Dec 1998). "Joint Source-Channel Coding for Progressive Transmission of Embedded Source Coders", Data Compression Workshop, Red Stone Arsenal, Alabama.
  8. H. Brunk and N. Farvardin. (Dec 1998). "Joint Design of Progressive Source-Channel Codes", Data Compression Workshop, Red Stone Arsenal, Alabama.
  9. V. Chande and N. Farvardin. (Aug 1998). "A Dynamic Programming Approach to Constrained Feedback Hybrid ARQ Design", Proc. IEEE International Symp. Inform. Theory, p. 286.
  10. H. Brunk and N. Farvardin. (Aug 1998). "Embedded Entropy-Constrained Trellis Coded Quantization", Proc. IEEE International Symp. Inform. Theory, p. 274.
  11. V. Chande, H. Jafarkhani and N. Farvardin. (Jan 1998). "Joint Source-Channel Coding of Images for Channels with Feedback", Proc. ATIRP Conference, pp. 37-39, College Park, MD.
  12. V. Chande and N. Farvardin. (Jan 1998). "A Joint Source-Channel Coding Scheme for Transmission of Images over Wireless Channels", Proc. ATIRP Conference, pp. 40-44, College Park, MD.
  13. S. Neuendorffer and N. Farvardin. (Jan 1998). "Low-complexity Video Coding for Teleconferencing", Proc. ATIRP Conference, pp. 45-49, College Park, MD.
  14. Brunk and N. Farvardin. (Jan 1998). "Embedded Trellis Coded Quantization", Proc. ATIRP Conference, pp. 50-54, College Park, MD.
  15. H. Jafarkhani and N. Farvardin. (Jun 1997). "Channel-Matched Hierarchical Table-Lookup Vector Quantization for Finite-State Channels without Feedback", Proc. IEEE International Sym. Inform. Theory, p. 512, Ulm, Germany.
  16. H. Brunk, H. Jafarkhani and N. Farvardin. (Jun 1997). "Entropy-Coded Successively Refinable Uniform Threshold Quantizers", Proc. IEEE International Sym. Inform. Theory, p. 58, Ulm, Germany.
  17. C.-C. Lee and N. Farvardin. (Jun 1994). "Design of Entropy-Constrained Quantizers Based on Coset Codes", Abstracts of IEEE International Sym. Inform. Theory, p. 234, Trondheim, Norway.
  18. F. Alajaji, N. Phamdo, N. Farvardin and T. Fuja. (Jun 1994). "MAP Detection of Binary Sources over Discrete Markov Channels", Abstracts of IEEE International Sym. Inform. Theory, p. 300, Trondheim, Norway.
  19. N. Phamdo and N. Farvardin. (Jun 1994). "Scalar Quantization of Memoryless Sources over Memoryless Channels Using Rate-One Convolutional Codes", Abstracts of IEEE International Sym. Inform. Theory, p. 235, Trondheim, Norway.
  20. R. Laroia, C.-C. Lee and N. Farvardin. (Jan 1993). "Structured Vector Quantization of Sources with Memory", IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, San Antonio, TX, p. 169.
  21. N. Phamdo and N. Farvardin. (Jan 1993). "Optimal Detection of Discrete Markov Sources Over Discrete Memoryless Channels - Applications to Combined Source-Channel Coding", Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, San Antonio, TX, p. 425.
  22. Y. Hussain and N. Farvardin. (Jan 1993). "Finite-State Vector Quantization for Noisy Channels", Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, San Antonio, TX, p. 392.
  23. N. Farvardin. (Jun 1992). "Recent Results in Image Compression", Analytical Image Processing in Art and Archives, National Archives, Washington, DC.
  24. X. Ran and N. Farvardin. (Sep 1991). "A Three-Component Image Model for Coding with a Subjective Criterion", Proc. 7th Workshop on Multidimensional Signal Processing, p. 7.2, Lake Placid, NY.
  25. N. Phamdo, N. Farvardin and T. Moriya. (Sep 1991). "Combined Source-Channel Coding of LSP Parameters Using Multi-Stage Vector Quantization", Proc. IEEE Workshop on Speech Coding for Telecommunications, pp. 36-38, Whistler, Canada.
  26. N. Phamdo and N. Farvardin. (Jun 1991). "On Tree-Structured Vector Quantization over Noisy Channels", Abstracts of IEEE International Symposium on Inform. Theory, p. 248, Budapest, Hungary.
  27. N. Phamdo, N. Farvardin and T. Moriya. (Sep 1990). "Channel-Error Protection for LSP Parameters Using the Interframe Correlation Property", Proc. Meeting of the Acoustical Society of Japan, pp. 193-194, Nagoya, Japan.
  28. V. Vaishampayan and N. Farvardin. (Jan 1990). "Combined Source-Channel Coding for Band-limited Waveform Channels", IEEE Abstracts of Int. Symp. Inform. Theory, San Diego, CA, pp. 58-59.
  29. N. Sugamura and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1988). "Channel Noise Effects in LSP Speech Analysis and Synthesis", Proc. Meeting of the Acoustical Society of Japan, pp. 272-273, Tokyo.
  30. N. Sugamura and N. Farvardin. (Mar 1988). "Comparison of Various Scalar Quantization Methods in LSP Speech Analysis and Synthesis", Proc. Meeting of the Acoustical Society of Japan, pp.129-130, Tokyo.
  31. D. Goblirsch and N. Farvardin. (Jun 1988). "Switched Scalar Quantizers for Hidden Markov Sources", Abstracts of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, p. 138, Kobe, Japan.
  32. N. Farvardin and V. Vaishampayan. (Jun 1988). "Some Issues on Vector Quantization for Noisy Channels", Abstracts of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, p. 163, Kobe, Japan.
  33. N. Farvardin. (Jun 1988). "Optimal Binary Code Word Assignment for Vector Quantization over a Noisy Channel - An Application of Simulated Annealing", Abstracts of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, p. 223, Kobe, Japan.
  34. J. W. Modestino, R. J. Sheldon and N. Farvardin. (Oct 1986). "Robust Adaptive Buffer-Instrumented Entropy-Coded Quantization of Stationary Sources", Abstracts of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, p. 109, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  35. N. Farvardin and V. Vaishampayan. (Oct 1986). "Optimal Quantizer Design for Noisy Channels", Abstracts of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, p. 9, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  36. N. Farvardin and J. W. Modestino. (Jun 1985). "Adaptive Buffer-Instrumented Entropy Coded Quantizer Performance for Memoryless Sources", Abstracts of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Brighton, England, p. 130.
  37. J. W. Modestino and N. Farvardin. (Sep 1983). "Rate-Distortion Performance of Predictive Encoding Schemes", Abstracts of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, St. Jovite, Quebec, Canada, pp. 87-88.
  38. J. W. Modestino, N. Farvardin and M. R. Ogrinc. (Jun 1982). "Performance of Block Cosine Image Coding with Adaptive Quantization", Abstracts of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Les Arcs, France, pp. 90-91.