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    Rhim, Joong Bum; Varshney, Lav R.; Goyal, Vivek K. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012-09)
    This paper studies the quantization of prior probabilities, drawn from an ensemble, in distributed detection with data fusion by combination of binary local decisions. Design and performance equivalences between a team of ...
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    Misra, Vinith; Goyal, Vivek K.; Varshney, Lav R. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2011-08)
    Communication of quantized information is frequently followed by a computation. We consider situations of distributed functional scalar quantization: distributed scalar quantization of (possibly correlated) sources followed ...
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    Fletcher, A.K.; Rangan, S.; Goyal, V.K. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012-11)
    This paper considers the problem of detecting the support (sparsity pattern) of a sparse vector from random noisy measurements. Conditional power of a component of the sparse vector is defined as the energy conditioned on ...
  • Intersensor collaboration in distributed quantization networks 

    Sun, John Z.; Goyal, Vivek K. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013-09)
    Several key results in distributed source coding offer the intuition that little improvement in compression can be gained from intersensor communication when the information is coded in long blocks. However, when sensors ...
  • Distributed functional scalar quantization simplified 

    Sun, John Z.; Misra, Vinith; Goyal, Vivek K. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013-07)
    Distributed functional scalar quantization (DFSQ) theory provides optimality conditions and predicts performance of data acquisition systems in which a computation on acquired data is desired. We address two limitations ...
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    Feizi, Soheil; Goyal, Vivek K.; Medard, Muriel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012-10)
    In this paper, we introduce a time-stampless adaptive nonuniform sampling (TANS) framework, in which time increments between samples are determined by a function of the m most recent increments and sample values. Since ...
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    Zelinski, Adam C.; Goyal, Vivek K.; Adalsteinsson, Elfar (2010-01-20)
    A problem that arises in slice-selective magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) radio-frequency (RF) excitation pulse design is abstracted as a novel linear inverse problem with a simultaneous sparsity constraint. Multiple unknown ...
  • On the estimation of nonrandom signal coefficients from jittered samples 

    Weller, Daniel S.; Goyal, Vivek K. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2011-02)
    This paper examines the problem of estimating the parameters of a bandlimited signal from samples corrupted by random jitter (timing noise) and additive, independent identically distributed (i.i.d.) Gaussian noise, where ...
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    Nguyen, Ha Q.; Varshney, Lav R.; Goyal, Vivek K. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2010-11)
    Permutation codes are a class of structured vector quantizers with a computationally-simple encoding procedure based on sorting the scalar components. Using a codebook comprising several permutation codes as subcodes ...

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