"There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about. " -- John von Neumann

Publications

Journal Papers:

  1. S. Wang, L. Bonomi, W. Dai, F. Chen, C. Cheung, C. Boss, S. Cheng and X. Jiang, ``Big Data Privacy in Biomedical Research,'' IEEE Trans. Big Data, to apear.
  2. A. Sechelea, A. Munteanu, S. Cheng, and N. Deligiannis, ``On the Rate-Distortion Function for Binary Source Coding With Side Information,'' IEEE TCOM, vol. 64, no. 12, pp 4305-4319, December 2016. (Affliliated with Tongji University)
  3. F. Yong, V. Stankovic, E. Yang, and S. Cheng, ``Analysis on Tailed Distributed Arithmetic Codes for Uniform Binary Sources,'' IEEE TCOM, vol. 64, no. 10, pp 4305-4319, October 2016.
  4. A. Roozgard, N. Barzigar, P. Verma, and S. Cheng, "Genome Privacy Protection using Compressed Sensing," Transactions on Data Privacy, vol. 9, no. 1, April 2016.
  5. C. Yang, A. Kerr, V. Stankovic, L. Stankovic, P. Rowe, and S. Cheng, ``Human Upper Limb Motion Analysis for Post-Stroke Impairment Assessment Using Video Analytics,'' IEEE Access, vol. 4, pp 650-659, February 2016. (Affliated with Tongji University)
  6. N. Barzigar, A. Roozgard, P. Verma, and S. Cheng, ``A Video Super Resolution Framework Using SCoBeP,'' IEEE TCSVT, vol. 26, no 2, pp 264-277, February 2016.
  7. F. Yong, V. Stankovic, S. Cheng, and E. Yang, ``Hamming Distance Spectrum of DAC Codes for Equiprobable Binary Sources,'' IEEE TCOM, vol. 64, no. 3, pp 1232-1245, January 2016.
  8. M. Misaki, N. Barzigar, V. Zotev, R. Phillips, S. Cheng, and J. Bodurka, "Real-time fMRI Processing with Physiological Noise Correction--Comparison with Off-line Analysis," Journal of Neuroscience Methods, vol. 256, pp 117-121, December 2015.
  9. W. Dai, H. Xiong, J. Wang, R. Phillips, S. Cheng, and Y. Zheng, "Generalized Context Modeling with Multi-Directional Structuring and MDL-Based Model Selection for Heterogeneous Data Compression,"IEEE Trans Signal Processing, vol. 63, no 21, pp 5650-5664, July 2015.
  10. R. Gundreddy, M. Tan, Y. Qiu, S. Cheng, H. Liu, and B. Zheng, "Assessment of Performance and Reproducibility of Applying a Content-based Image Retrieval Scheme for Classification of Breast Lesions," Journal of Medical Physics, vol. 42, pp 4241, June 2015.
  11. M. Tan, J. Pu, S. Cheng, H. Liu, and B. Zheng, "Assessment of a Four-View Mammographic Image Feature Based Fusion Model to Predict Near-Term Breast Cancer Risk," Annals of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 43, no 10, pp 2416-2428, April 2015.
  12. B. Li, S. Gangadhar, P. Verma, and S. Cheng, "Maximize Producer Rewards in Distributed Windmill Environments: A Q-Learning Approach," AIMS Energy, vol. 3, no 1, pp 162-172, March 2015.
  13. A. Roozgard, N. Barzigar, S. Cheng, and P. Verma, "3D-SCoBeP: 3D Medical Image Registration using Sparse Coding and Belief Propagation," International Journal of Diagnostic Imaging (IJDI), vol. 2, no 1, 2015.
  14. A. Roozgard, N. Barzigar, S. Wang, X. Jiang, S. Cheng, "Empirical Transition Probability Indexing Sparse-Coding Belief Propagation (ETPI-SCoBeP) Genome Sequence Alignment," Cancer Informatics, vol. 13, Suppliment 1, pp 159-165, February 2015.
  15. S. Wang, X. Jiang, F. Chen, L. Cui, and S. Cheng, "Streamlined Genome Sequence Compression using Distributed Source Coding," Cancer Informatics, vol. 13, Suppliment 1, pp 123-131, December 2014.
  16. N. Deligiannis, A. Sechelea, A. Munteanu, and S. Cheng, "The No-Rate-Loss Property of Wyner-Ziv Coding in the Z-Channel Correlation Case," IEEE Comm Letters, vol. 18, no 10, pp 1675-1678, October 2014.
  17. R. Ma, N. Barzigar, A. Roozgard, and S. Cheng, "Decomposition Approach for Low-rank Matrix Completion and its Applications," IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 62, no 7, pp 1671-1683, April 2014..
  18. F. Chen and S. Cheng, "An Efficient Decoding Algorithm of Matrix Partition Codes," IEEE Signal Processing Letter, vol. 21, no 4, pp 414-417, April 2014.
  19. N. Deligiannis, A. Munteanu, S. Wang, S. Cheng, and P. Schelkens, "Maximum Likelihood Laplacian Correlation Channel Estimation in Layered Wyner-Ziv Coding," IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 62, no 4, pp. 892-904, February 2014.
  20. R. Ma and S. Cheng, "Zero-error Slepian-Wolf Coding of Confined Correlated Sources with Deviation Symmetry," IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 59, no 12, pp 8195-8209, December 2013.
  21. S. Nazir, V. Stankovic, H. Attar, L. Stankovic, and S. Cheng, "Relay-assisted Rateless Layered Multiple Description Video Delivery," IEEE JSAC, vol. 31, no 8, pp 1629-1637, August 2013.
  22. S. Wang, X. Jiang, Y. Wu, L. Cui, S. Cheng, and L. Ohno-Machado, ``EXpectation Propagation based LOgistic REgRession (EXPLORER): Distributed Privacy-Preserving Online Model Learning,'' Journal of Biomedical Informatics, vol. 46, no 3, pp 480-496, June 2013.
  23. Y. Zhu, S. Cheng, V. Stankovic, and L. Stankovic, ``Image Registration using BP-SIFT,’’ Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, vol. 24, no 4, pp 448-457, May 2013.
  24. X. Jiang, Z. Ji, S. Wang, N. Mohammed, and S. Cheng, L. Ohno-Machado, ``Differential-Private Data Publishing Through Component Analysis,” Transactions on Data Privacy, vol. 6, no 1, April 2013.
  25. V. Stankovic, L. Stankovic, S. Wang, and S. Cheng, "Distributed Compression for Condition Monitoring of Wind Farms," IEEE Trans. Sustainable Energy, vol. 4, no 1, pp 174-181, January 2013.
  26. S. Wang, L. Cui, J. Que, D-H. Choi, X. Jiang, S. Cheng, and L. Xie, "A Randomized Response Model for Privacy Preserving Smart Metering," IEEE TSG, vol. 3, no 3, pp 1317-1324, September 2012.
  27. N. Barzigar, A. Roozgard, S. Cheng, and P. Verma, "SCoBeP: Dense Image Registration using Sparse Coding and Belief Propagation," Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, doi:10.1016/j.jvcir.2012.08.002, August 2012.
  28. S. Wang, L. Cui, S. Cheng, L. Stankovic, and V. Stankovic, "Onboard Low-Complexity Compression of Solar Images," IEEE TIP, vol. 21, no 6, pp 3114-3118, June 2012.
  29. S. Wang, L. Cui, D. Liu, R.C. Huck, P. Verma, J. Jr. Sluss, S. Cheng, "Vehicle Identification via Sparse Representation," IEEE TITS, vol. 13, no 2, pp 955-962, June 2012.
  30. S. Wang, L. Cui, L. Stankovic, V. Stankovic and S. Cheng, "Adaptive Correlation Estimation With Particle Filtering For Distributed Video Coding,"IEEE TCSVT, vol. 22, no 5, pp 649-659, May 2012.
  31. L. Cui, S. Wang, and S. Cheng, "Adaptive Slepian-Wolf Decoding Based On Expectation Propagation" IEEE Com Letters, vol. 16, no 2, pp 252-255, February 2012.
  32. R. Ma and S. Cheng, "The Universality of Generalized Hamming Code for Multiple Sources," IEEE TCOM, vol. 59, no 10, pp 2641-2647, October 2011.
  33. L. Cui, S. Wang, S. Cheng, M. Yeary, "Adaptive Binary Slepian-Wolf Decoding using Particle Based Belief Propagation," IEEE TCOM, vol. 59, no 9, pp 2337-2342, September 2011.
  34. S. Wang, L. Cui, S. Cheng, Y. Zhai, M. Yeary, Q. Wu, "Noise Adaptive LDPC Decoding Using Particle Filtering," IEEE TCOM, vol. 59, no 4, pp 913-916, April 2011.
  35. L. Li, V. Stankovic,L. Stankovic,L. Li,S. Cheng, and D. Uttamchandani, "Single pixel optical imaging using a scanning MEMS mirror," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 21 (2011) 025022, Jan 2011.
  36. F. Zhang, P. Verma, and S. Cheng, "Pricing, Resource Allocation and QoS in Multi-class Networks with Competitive Market Model," vol. 5, no 1, pp. 51-60, IET Communications, Jan 2011.
  37. Z. Tai, S. Cheng, P. Verma, and Y. Zhai, "Braille Document Recognition Using Belief Propagation," Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, May 2010.
  38. C. Khirallah, V. Stankovic, L. Stankovic, and S. Cheng, "Multiterminal source coding for multiview images under wireless fading channels," Multimedia Tools and Applications: Special Issue on Distributed Video Coding, Springer, pp. 1380-7501, July 2009.
  39. P. Verma, A. K.Ghosh, R. C. Huck, S. Cheng, and S. Chen, M. Martens, A. Kaul, "Continuous wireless monitoring of the cervical dilation of a pregnant woman," Int J. Advanced Media and Communication, vol. 3, no.1/2, pp. 126 - 138, June 2009.
  40. S. Cheng, V. Stankovic, L. Stankovic, "An efficient spectrum sensing scheme for cognitive radio," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 16, pp. 501-504, June 2009.
  41. Y. Zhai, M.B. Yeary, S. Cheng, and N. Kehtarnavaz, "An Object-Tracking Algorithm Based on Multiple-Model Particle Filtering with State Partitioning," IEEE Trans. Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 58, pp.1797-1809, May 2009.
  42. Y. Yang, S. Cheng, Z. Xiong, and W. Zhao, ``Wyner-Ziv coding based on TCQ and LDPC codes," IEEE Trans. Communications, vol. 57, pp. 376-387, February 2009.
  43. Y. Sun, M. Uppal, A. D. Liveris, S. Cheng, V. D. Stankovic, and Z. Xiong, "Nested Turbo Codes for the Costa Problem," IEEE Trans. Communications, vol. 56, pp. 388-400, March 2008.
  44. L. Zou, S. Cheng, Z. Xiong, M. Liu, and K.R. Castleman, "3D face recongition based on warped example faces," IEEE Trans. Information Forensics and Security, vol. 2, pp. 513-529, September 2007.
  45. Z. Liu, S. Cheng, A. Liveris, and Z. Xiong, "Slepian-Wolf coded nested lattice quantization for Wyner-Ziv coding: High-rate performance analysis and code design," IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 52, pp. 4358-4379, October 2006.
  46. V. Stankovic, S. Cheng, and Z. Xiong, "On dualities in multiterminal coding problems,"IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 52, pp. 307- 315, January 2006.
  47. S. Cheng, V. Stankovic, and Z. Xiong, "Computing the channel capacity and rate distortion function with two-sided state information," IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 51, pp. 4418-4425, December 2005.
  48. S. Cheng and Z. Xiong, "Audio coding and image denoising based on the nonuniform modulated complex lapped transform," IEEE Trans. Multimedia, vol. 7, pp. 817-827, October 2005.
  49. S. Cheng and Z. Xiong, "Successive refinement for the Wyner-Ziv problem and layered code design," IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 53, pp. 3269-3281, August 2005.
  50. Z. Xiong, A. Liveris, and S. Cheng, "Distributed source coding for sensor networks," IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 21, pp. 80-94, September 2004 (2006 IEEE Best Magazine Paper Award).
  51. Z. Xiong, X.Wu, S. Cheng, and J. Hua, "Lossy to lossless compression of medical volumetric data using three-dimensional integer wavelet transforms," IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging: Special Issue on Wavelets in Medical Imaging, vol. 22, pp. 459-470, March 2003.
  52. S. Cheng, Z. Xiong, and X.Wu, "Fast trellis-coded color quantization of images," Real-Time Imaging, vol. 8, pp. 265-275, August 2002.
  53. X. Wu, S. Cheng, and Z. Xiong, "On packetization of embedded multimedia bitstreams", IEEE Trans. Multimedia: Special Issue on Multimedia over IP, vol. 3, pp. 132-140, March 2001.
  54. S. Cheng, Lie-Ming Li, CT Chan and ZW Zhang, "Defect and transmission properties of two-dimensional quasiperiodic photonic band-gap systems," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 59, pp. 4091-4099, February 1999.

Conference Papers:

  1. F. Aghaei, M. Tan, A. Hollingsworth, S. Cheng, and B. Zheng, "Computer-aided Global Breast MR Image Feature Analysis for Prediction of Tumor Response to Chemotherapy: Performance Assessment," SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, February 2016.
  2. Y. Qiu, Y. Wang, S. Yan, M. Tan, S. Cheng, H. Liu, and B. Zheng, "An Initial Investigation on Developing a New Method to Predict Short- term Breast Cancer Risk Based on Deep Learning Technology," SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, February 2016.
  3. A. Sechelea, S. Cheng, A. Munteanu, and N. Deligiannis, "Binary Rate Distortion with Side Information: the Asymmetric Correlation Channel Case," IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Orlando, FL, December 2015.
  4. F. Chen, N. Mohammed, S. Wang, W. He, S. Cheng, and X. Jiang, "Cloud-assisted Distributed Private Data Sharing," ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics, Atlanta, GA, September 2015.
  5. F. Chen, S. Wang, N. Mohammed, S. Cheng, and X. Jiang, "PRECISE: PRivacy-prEserving Cloud-assisted quality Improvement Service in hEalthcare," ISB/TBC 2014, Qingdao, China, October 2014.
  6. L. Yang, J. Hua, M. Bittner, and S Cheng, "A Factor Graph based Method for Cell Tracking and Apoptosis Analysis," IEEE ISBI 2014, Beijing, China, April 2014.
  7. N. Barzigar, A. Roozgard, P. Verma and S. Cheng, "Introducing Diversity to Normalized Cross Correlation for Dense Image Registration," 47th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2013.
  8. A. Roozgard, N. Barzigar, P. Verma, and S. Cheng, "3D Medical Image Denoising using 3D Block Matching and Low-rank Matrix Completion," 47th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2013.
  9. N. Barzigar, A. Roozgard, P. Verma, and S. Cheng, “Mixture Noise Removal in Ultrasound Images Using SCoBeP and Low-Rank Matrix Completion,” IEEE EMBC 2013, Osaka, Japan, July 2013.
  10. A. Roozgard, N. Barzigar, S. Wang, X. Jiang, L. Ohno-Machado, and S. Cheng, “Nucleotide Sequence Alignment Using Sparse Coding and Belief Propagation,” IEEE EMBC 2013, Osaka, Japan, July 2013.
  11. F. Chen, M. Rutkowski, C. Fenner, RC. Huck, S. Wang, and S. Cheng, “Compression of Distributed Correlated Temperature Data in Sensor Networks,” Data Compression Conference 2013, Snowbird, UT, March 2013.
  12. S. Cheng, “Multiterminal Source Coding for Many Sensors with Entropy Coding and Gaussian Process Regression,” Data Compression Conference 2013, Snowbird, UT, March 2013.
  13. S. Wang, X. Jiang, L. Cui, W. Dai, N. Deligiannis, P. Li, H. Xiong, S. Cheng, and L. Ohno-Machado, “Genome Sequence Compression with Distributed Source Coding,” Data Compression Conference 2013, Snowbird, UT, March 2013.
  14. N. Barzigar, A. Roozgard, S. Cheng, and P. Verma, ``A new denoising technique for ultrasound images using block matching filtering and low-rank matrix completion," Biomedical Engineering Conference 2012, Hong Kong, December 2012.
  15. A. Roozgard, N. Barzigar, P. Verma, and S. Cheng, ``Lung Nodule Segmentation using Kernel RX Algorithm and Graph-cuts," Biomedical Engineering Conference 2012, Hong Kong, December 2012.
  16. S. Wang , X. Jiang, S. Cheng, and L. Ohno-Machado, ``Hierachical Kalman Filter for Clinical Time Series Prediction," Biomedical Engineering Conference 2012, Hong Kong, December 2012.
  17. L. Cui, S. Wang, S. Cheng, ``Online SNR statistic estimation for LDPC decoding over AWGN channel using Laplace propagation,'' IEEE GlobeCom 2012, Aneheim, CA, December 2012.
  18. B. Begovic, V. Stankovic, L. Stankovic, and S. Cheng, ``HVS based dictionary learning for scalable sparse image representation,'' in Proc. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2012.
  19. N. Barzigar, A. Roozgard, S. Cheng, and P. Verma, ``An efficient video denoising method using decomposition approach for low-rank matrix completion,'' in Proc. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2012.
  20. N. Barzigar, A. Roozgard, S. Cheng, and P. Verma, ``A robust super resolution method for video,'' in Proc. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2012.
  21. S. Wang, X. Jiang, L. Ohno-Machado, L. Cui, S. Cheng, and H. Xiong,``Privacy-preserving biometric system for secure fingerprint authentication," in Proc. IEEE HISB, La Jolla, CA, September 2012.
  22. S. Wang, X. Jiang, L. Ohno-Machado, L. Cui, and S. Cheng, ``SecUre Privacy-presERving Medical Image CompRessiOn (SUPERMICRO)," in Proc. IEEE HISB, La Jolla, CA, September 2012.
  23. N. Barzigar, A. Roozgard, P. Verma, and S. Cheng, ``Removing mixture noise from medical images using block matching filtering and low-rank matrix completion," in Proc. IEEE HISB, La Jolla, CA, September 2012.
  24. A. Roozgard, N. Barzigar, S. Cheng, and P. Verma, “Medical image registration using sparse coding and belief propagation,” in IEEE EMBC, San Diego, CA, September 2012.
  25. L. Cui, S. Wang, X. Jiang, and S. Cheng, ``Adaptive distributed video coding with correlation estimation using expectation propagation," in Proc. SPIE Optics, San Diego, CA, August 2012.
  26. L. Cui, S. Wang, S. Cheng, L. Stankovic, and V. Stankovic, ``Adaptive Slepian-Wolf decoding using Laplace propagation,'' Eusipco 2012, Bucharest, Romania, August 2012.
  27. S. Wang, S. Cheng, V. Stankovic, and L. Stankovic, ``Distributed compression for condition monitoring of wind farms,'' ICASSP-2012 IEEE International Conference on Acoustic, Speech, and Signal Processing, Kyoto, Japan, March 2012.
  28. A. Roozgard, S. Cheng, H. Liu, "Malignant Nodule Detection on Lung CT Scan Images with Kernel RX-Algorithm," in Proc. BHI 2012, Shenzhen, China, January 2012.
  29. A. Roozgard, N. Barzigar, S. Cheng, P. Verma, "Dense Image Registration using Sparse Coding and Belief Propagation", in Proc. ICSPCS 2011, Honolulu, HI, December 2011.
  30. F. Zamani, S. Asadallahi, S. Cheng, P. Verma, A. Beheshti, "Optimization of Unscented Kalman Filter Algorithm for 3-D Point Based Rigid Registration," The 2011 International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision (IPCV'11), December 2011.
  31. S. Wang, L. Cui, S. Cheng, "Noise Adaptive LDPC Decoding Using Expectation Propagation", in Proc. GLOBECOM 2011, Houston, TX, December 2011.
  32. V. Stankovic, L. Stankovic, and S. Cheng, “Scalable compressive video,” in Proc. ICIP 2011, Brussels, Belgium, September 2011.
  33. L. Stankovic, V. Stankovic, and S. Cheng, “Distributed compression: Overview of current and emerging multimedia applications,” in Proc. ICIP 2011, Brussels, Belgium, September 2011 (invited).
  34. S. Wang, L. Cui, S. Cheng, L. Stankovic, and V. Stankovic, “Onboard low-complexity compression of solar images,” in Proc. ICIP 2011, Brussels, Belgium, September 2011.
  35. X. Jiang, S. Cheng, and L. Ohno-Machado, "Quantifying Fine-Grained Privacy Risk and Representativeness in Medical Data," in Proc.KDD-DMH'11, San Diego, CA, August 2011.
  36. F. Zhang, P.K. Verma, and S. Cheng, "Discriminatory pricing among consumer classes in power market using the Shapley value," in 17th Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC'11), Stockholm, Sweden, August 2011.
  37. L. Stankovic, V. Stankovic, S. Wang, and S. Cheng, “Correlation estimation with Particle-based Belief Propagation for distributed video coding,” in Proc. ICASSP 2011, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2011.
  38. B. Li, S. Gangadhar, S. Cheng, and P. Verma, "Maximize User Rewards in Distributed Generation Environments using Reinforcement Learning", in Proc. IEEE EnergyTech 2011, Cleveland, OH, May, 2011.
  39. Y. Zhu, S. Cheng, and A. Goel, "A nonparametric segmentation method based on structural information using level sets," in SPIE Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, Feburary 2011.
  40. B. Li, S. Gangadhar, S. Cheng, and P. Verma, "Predicting User Comfort Level using Machine Learning for Smart Grid Environments," in Proc. IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference, Anaheim, CA, January 2011.
  41. L. Cui, S. Wang, and S. Cheng, "Adaptive Distributed Source Coding over Erasure Channels Using Particle-Based Belief Propagation," in IEEE GlobeCom 2010, Miami, FL, December 2010.
  42. S. Wang, L. Cui, and S. Cheng, "Adaptive Wyner-Ziv Decoding Using Particle-Based Belief Propagation," in IEEE GlobeCom 2010, Miami, FL, December 2010.
  43. Y. Zhu, S. Cheng, and A. Goel, "Interactive segmentation of medical images using belief propagation with level sets," in Proc. ICIP 2010, Hong Kong, China, September 2010.
  44. L. Zou, H. Zhou, S. Cheng, and C. He, "Dual range deringing for non-blind image deconvolution," in Proc. ICIP 2010, Hong Kong, China, September 2010.
  45. L. Stankovic, V. Stankovic, S. Wang and S. Cheng, "Distributed video coding with particle filtering for correlation tracking," in Proc. Eusipco 2010, Aalborg, Denmark, August 2010 (top 10% paper).
  46. V. Stankovic, L. Stankovic, and S. Cheng, "Distributed Source Coding: Theory and Applications," in Proc. Eusipco 2010, Aalborg, Denmark, August 2010.
  47. S. Wang, B. Li, L. Cui, R. C. Huck and S. Cheng, "Model-based Vehicle Tracking using Bayesian Inference Model under Uncalibrated Camera Views," in Proc. IVPCV, Orlando, FL, July 2010.
  48. D. Liu, S. Cheng, D. H. Wu, H. Liu, and P. Verma, "3D Surface Reconstruction via Graph Cuts," in Proc. IPCV, Neveda, LV, July 2010.
  49. R. Ma and S. Cheng, "Hamming Code for Multiple Sources," in Proc. ISIT'10, Austin, TX, June 2010.
  50. P. Tay, M. Yeary, J. Sluss, Jr., S. Cheng, J. Taylor, and J. Phillips, "Tomographic Approaches Towards Focused SAR Image Development," in SSIAI 2010, Austin, TX, May 2010.
  51. S. Cheng, S. Wang, and L. Cui, "Adaptive Nonasymmetric Slepian-Wolf Decoding using Particle Filtering based Belief Propagation," in Proc. ICASSP 2010, Dallas, TX, March 2010.
  52. S. Cheng and R. Ma, "The Non-existence of Length-5 Slepian-Wolf Codes of Three Sources ," in Proc. DCC'10, Snowbird, UT, March 2010.
  53. S. Chen, S. Cheng, P.K. Verma, R.C. Huck, "Heuristic algorithms for designing minimum cost FSO networks," in Proc. ANTS 2009, December 2009.
  54. L. Li, M. Mirza, V. Stankovic, L. Li, L. Stankovic, D. Uttamchandani, and S. Cheng, "Optical imaging with scanning MEMS mirror--a single photodetector approach," in Proc. ICIP 2009, November 2009.
  55. V. Stankovic, L. Stankovic, and S. Cheng, "Compressive image sampling with side information," in Proc. ICIP 2009, November 2009.
  56. S. Cheng, S. Wang, and L. Cui, "Adaptive Slepian-Wolf decoding using particle filtering based belief propagation," in Proc. the 47th Annual Allerton Conference, October 2009.
  57. S. Wang, L. Cui, S. Cheng, and R.C. Huck, "Noise adaptive LDPC decoding using particle filtering based on parallel GPU architecture," in 2009 Nvidia Research Summit, October 2009.
  58. V. Stankovic, L. Stankovic, S. Cheng, "Sparse signal recovery with side information," Proc. Eusipco-2009 17th European Signal Processing Conference, Glasgow, UK, August 2009.
  59. A.K. Ghosh, P. Verma, S. Cheng, R.C. Huck, M.R. Chatterjee, and M. Al-Saedi, "Design of acousto-optic chaos based secure free-space optical communication links," in Proc. SPIE 7464, San Diego, CA, USA.
  60. C. Khirallah, V. Stankovic, L. Stankovic, and S. Cheng, “Stereo image transmission over fading channels with multiterminal source coding,” in Proc. ICC 2009, June 2009.
  61. S. Cheng, V. Stankovic, and L. Stankovic, "Improved SIFT-based Image Registration using Belief Propagation," in Proc. ICASSP 2009, April 2009.
  62. S. Cheng, "Non-asymmetric Slepian-Wolf decoding using belief propagation," in Proc. CISS 2009, March 2009.
  63. L. Cui, S. Wang, S. Cheng, and Q. Wu, "Noise adaptive LDPC decoding using particle filters," in Proc. CISS 2009, March 2009.
  64. Z. Tai, S. Cheng, and P. Verma, "Braille Document Parameters Estimation for Optical Character Recognition," in Proc. 4th International Symposium on Visual Computing, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 2008.
  65. S. Wang, S. Cheng, and Q. Wu, "A Parallel Decoding Algorithm of LDPC Codes using CUDA," in Proc. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, October 2008.
  66. R. C. Huck, M. K. Akkoumi, S. Cheng, James J. Sluss Jr., and T. L. Landers, "Aerial Surveillance Vehicles Augment Security at Shipping Ports," in Proc. SPIE Europe Remote Sensing, Cardiff, Wales, UK, September 2008.
  67. Nelson, C., Stankovic, L., Stankovic, V. and Cheng, S., "Performance Analysis of PUM codes," in Proc. 5th International Symposium on Turbo Codes & Related Topics, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 2008.
  68. V. Stankovic, L. Stankovic, and S. Cheng, "Compressive Video Sampling," in Proc. Eusipco 2008, Lausanne, Switzerland, August 2008.
  69. V. Stankovic, L. Stankovic, and S. Cheng, "Compressive Sampling of Binary Images," in Proc. 2008 Congress on Image and Signal Processing, Sanya, Haina, China, May 2008.
  70. P. Verma, A. Ghosh, R. Huck, S. Cheng, S. Chen, "Continuous Wireless Monitoring of the Cervical Dilation of a Pregnant Woman," in Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Medical Measurements and Applications, Ottawa, Canada, May 2008.
  71. Z. Tai and S. Cheng, "Automatic Fluorescent Dot Counting in Interphase Cell Nuclei using Basis Pursuit Image Analysis," in Proc. IEEE Region 5 Technical, Professional and Student Conference, Kansas City, April 2008.
  72. D. Liu and S. Cheng, "A Brief Introduction of Feature Matching," in Proc. IEEE Region 5 Technical, Professional and Student Conference, Kansas City, April 2008.
  73. A. Venugopalan, A. Ghosh, P. Verma and S. Cheng, “Performance of an Optical identification and interrogation system”, in Enabling Photonic Technologies for Defense, Security, and Aerospace Applications IV: Proc. SPIE, Vol. 6975, Orlando, March 2008.
  74. V. Stankovic, L. Fagoonee, A. Moinian, and S. Cheng, "Wireless Full-Duplex Communications Based on Network Coding," in Proc. of the 45th Annual Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, Allerton, IL, September 2007.
  75. S. Cheng, V. Stankovic, and L. Fagoonee, "Resource Allocation from the Perspective of Channel Coding," in Proc. of the 45th Annual Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, Allerton, IL, September 2007.
  76. V. Stankovic, L. Fagoonee, A. Moinian, S. Cheng, "Two-way video communications based on network coding", in Proc ICIP'07, San Antonio, TX, September 2007.
  77. L. Zou, S. Cheng, M. Lu, and K.R. Castleman, "A Mobile Criminal Identification System," in Proc. IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, Woburn, MA, May 2007.
  78. A. Ghosh, P. Verma, S. Cheng, and A. Venugopalan, "A Free Space Optics based Identification and Interrogation System," in Proc. IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, Woburn, MA, May 2007.
  79. L. Zou, S. Cheng, Z. Xiong, M. Lu, K.R. Castleman, "Facial Feature Extraction From Range Images Using a 3D Morphable Model," in Proc. ICASSP'07, Honolulu, HI, April 2007.
  80. S. Cheng, H. Choi, Q. Wu, K.R. Castleman, "Extended depth-of-field microscope imaging: MPP image fusion v.s. wavefront coding," in Proc. ICIP'06, Atlanta, GA, October 2006.
  81. H. Choi, S. Cheng, Q. Wu, K.R. Castleman, and A.C Bovik, "Extended depth-of-field using adjacent plane debluring and MPP wavelet fusion for microscope images," in Proc. ISBI'06, Airlington, VA, April 2006.
  82. S. Cheng, Q. Wu, H. Choi, and K.R. Castleman, "An improved method of wavelet image fusion for extended depth-of-field microscope imaging," in Proc. SPIE-MI'06, San Diego, CA, February 2006.
  83. S. Cheng, Q. Wu, and K.R. Castleman, "Non-ubiquitous digital watermarking for record indexing and integrity protection of medical images," in Proc. ICIP'05, Genoa, Italy, September 2005.
  84. S. Cheng, V. Stankovic, and Z. Xiong, "Computing the Channel Capacity and rate distortion function with two-sided information," in Proc. CISS'05, Baltimore, MD, March 2005.
  85. V. Stankovic, S. Cheng, and Z. Xiong, "On dualities in multiterminal coding problems," in Proc. Allerton'04, Allerton, IL, October 2004.
  86. S. Cheng and Z. Xiong, "Channel symmetry in Slepian-Wolf code design based on LDPC codes with application to the quadratic Gaussian Wyner-Ziv problem," in Proc. ITW'04, San Antonio, TX, October 2004.
  87. Z. Xiong, V. Stankovic, S. Cheng, A. Liveris, and Y. Sun, "Source-channel coding for algebraic multiterminal binning," in Proc. ITW'04, San Antonio, TX, October 2004.
  88. S. Cheng and Z. Xiong, "Successive refinement for theWyner-Ziv problem and layered code design," in Proc. DCC'04, Snowbird, UT, March 2004.
  89. Z. Liu, S. Cheng, A.D. Liveris, and Z. Xiong, "Slepian-Wolf coded nested quantization (SWC-NQ) for Wyner-Ziv coding: performance analysis and code design," in Proc. DCC'04, Snowbird, UT, March 2004.
  90. Y. Yang, S. Cheng, Z. Xiong, and W. Zhao, "Wyner-Ziv coding based on TCQ and LDPC codes," in Proc. 37th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers: Special Session on Distributed Methods in Image and Video Coding, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2003.
  91. Z. Xiong, A. Liveris, S. Cheng, and Z. Liu, "Nested quantization and Slepian-Wolf coding: A Wyner-Ziv coding paradigm for i.i.d. sources," in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing, St. Louis, MO, September 2003.
  92. S. Cheng, H. Yu, and Z. Xiong, "Enhanced spread spectrum watermarking of AAC audio," in Proc. ICASSP'02, Orlando, FL, May 2002.
  93. S. Cheng, H. Yu, and Z. Xiong, "Error concealment of AAC audio using modulo watermarks," in Proc. ISCAS'02, Scottsdale, AZ, May 2002.
  94. H. Yu, P. Yin, S. Cheng, X. Kong, "Smart media: Empower media with active data hiding," in Proc. the Sixth International Computer Science Conference - Active Media Technology, LNCS 2252, 18-20 December 2001, Hong Kong, pp. 5-16.
  95. S. Cheng and Z. Xiong, "Image deblocking using the nonuniform modulated complex lapped transform," in Proc. ICICS'01, Singapore, October 2001 (invited).
  96. S. Cheng, Z. Xiong, and M. Fossorier, "Joint source-channel video coding for a power constrained noisy channel," in Proc. 33rd Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, October 1999 (invited).
  97. S. Cheng, Z. Xiong, and J. Q. Huang, "Trellis coded color quantization of images," in Proc. ICIP'99, Kobe, Japan, October 1999.

Patent Awarded:

  1. S. Cheng, H. Yu, and Z. Xiong, "Method and apparatus for audio error concealment using data hiding," US Patent 7,047,187, May 2006.
  2. S. Cheng, H. Yu, and Z. Xiong, "Enhanced method for digital data hiding," US Patent 7,076,659, July 2006.
  3. S. Cheng and H. Yu, "Apparatus and method for fingerprinting digital media," US Patent 7,110,338, September 2006.
  4. Z. Liu, S. Cheng, A. Liveris, and Z. Xiong, "Data encoding and decoding using Slepian-Wolf coded nested quantization to achieve Wyner-Ziv coding," US Patent 7,256,716, August 2007.
  5. P. Verma, A. Ghosh, J. Sluss. S. Cheng, M.G. Martens, R. Huck, S. Chen, and A.K. Kaul, "Remote cervical dilation monitoring system and method," US Patent 7,819,825, October 2010.

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