Selected (Conference) Publications

P. Messier , J. Coddington , C. R. Johnson, Jr., A. G. Klein , P. Abry , W. A. Sethares, E. Postma , P. Klausmeyer , S. L. Wood , L. A. Daffner , “Automating Historic Photographic Paper Classification from Surface-Texture-Revealing Images,” American Institute for Conservation, Indianapolis, May 2013.

C. Akkoç, W. Sethares and M. K. Karaosmano?lu, “Experiments on the Relationship between Perde and Seyir in Turkish Maqam Music,” Rhythm Workshop, Abu Dhabi, March, 2013.

W. Sethares and C. Akkoç, “Turk Makam Muziginde OlcumlerŽ Dayali Kuram Modeli Arayislari,” Baskent University, Nov.1, 2012.

R. Vanderby, S.E. Kuehl, M.J. Wu, H. Kobayashi, K.S. Lee, and W.A. Sethares, "An in vivo method to quantify biomechanical compromise in tendon," Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 2012 Symposium, Berlin, April 2012.

B. Fan and W. A Sethares, "Eigentextures: an SVD approach to the historic photographic paper classification challenge," HPPC, Moma, San Fransisco, March, 2012.

C. Akkoc, R. Benton, E. Butler, L. Fain, J. Huang, T. Johnsten, W. Sethares, S. Singh, and M. Tan, “MLVS: A Model for Analyzing Biological Sequences via Multi-Layered Vector Spaces,” Mitchell Cancer Institute, Mobile, Alabama, Oct 2011.

V. Chebrolu, J. Dai, D. Tewatia, Y. Yan, D. Saenz, W. Sethares, M. Kissick, G. Cannon, S. Fain, B. Paliwal, “Real-Time Automated Target Volume and Motion Quantification for Adaptive Four-Dimensional MRI/CT Guided Radiation Therapy,” ASTRO 2011 Annual Meeting, Miami Beach, FL., Oct, 2011.

V. Chebrolu, D. Tewatia, J. Dai, D. Saenz, W. Sethares, S. Fain, and B. Paliwal, “Four-Dimensional MRI/CT Based Auto-Adaptive Segmentation for Real-Time Radiotherapy in Lung Cancer Treatment,” 2011 Joint AAPM/COMP Meeting, Vancouver, CA, July 2011.

A. Milne, M. Carle, W. A. Sethares, T. Noll, S. Holland, “Scratching the Scale Labyrinth,” MCM-2011, Paris, France, June 2011.

W. A. Sethares, “Topology of Musical Data,” American Mathematical Society 2011, New Orleans, Jan. 2011.

A. Milne, W. A. Sethares, R. Laney, and D. Sharp, “Metrics for Pitch Collections,” 11th Int. Conf. on Music Perception and Cognition, ICMPC11 2010, Seattle WA, Aug. 2010.

R. Arora and W. A. Sethares, “An Efficient and Stable Algorithm for Learning Rotations” 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICIP 2010, Istanbul, Turkey, August 2010.

W. A. Sethares, “Beat Tracking,” 2010 Workshop on Mathematics and Music, Bellair’s Institute, Holetown, Barbados, Feb. 2010.

W. A. Sethares, “Rhythm and Transforms,” in “Mathematics and Computation in Music,” Selected Papers from First International Conference, MCM 2007, Berlin, Germany, Springer Series: Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol. 37, Klouche, Timour; Noll, Thomas (Eds.) 2009.

D. H. Johnson, C. R. Johnson, Jr., A. G. Klein, W. A. Sethares, H. Lee, and, E. Hendriks, “A Thread Counting Algorithm for Art Forensics,” DSP 2009 , Nov. 2009.

R. Arora, C. Dewey, and W. A. Sethares, “Reconstructing latent periods in genome sequences with insertions and deletions” Minneapolis, MN, GENSIPS 2009.

W. A. Sethares, “Modeling Repetitions in Time, in Space, and in Symbolic Sequences” Workshop on Analysis and Its Applications, Eau Claire, WI, July 2009.

W. A. Sethares, “Detecting and Manipulating Musical Rhythms,” Workshop on Analysis and Its Applications, Eau Claire, WI, July, 2009.

J. Plamondon, A. Milne, W. A. Sethares, and C. Leider, “Dynamic Tonality: Extending the Framework of Tonality into the 21st Century,” CMS 2009, Norman OK, March 2009.

A. G. Klein, D. H. Johnson, W. A. Sethares, H. Lee, C. R. Johnson, Jr. and, E. Hendriks, “Algorithms for Old Master Painting Canvas Thread Counting from X-Rays,” 42nd Asilomar Conference, Pacific Grove, CA , Oct. 2008. Here’s the poster.

R. Arora, W. A. Sethares, and J.. A. Bucklew, “Localizing time-varying periodicities in symbolic sequences,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Las Vegas NV, April 2008.

K. T. Chu, C. Y. Wen Y. C. Ouyang, and W. A. Sethares, “Adaptive Distributed Topology Control for Wireless Ad-Hoc Sensor Networks,” Int. Conf. on Sensor Technologies and Applications, SENSORCOMM2007, Valencia, Spain, Oct. 2007.

R. Arora, W. A. Sethares, and J.. A. Bucklew, “Decomposition of Symbolic Sequences via Statistical Periodicity,” IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop Madison, WI Aug. 2007.

J. A. Bucklew and W. A. Sethares, “Convergence of a class of decentralized beamforming algorithms,” IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop Madison, WI Aug. 2007.

R. Arora and W. A. Sethares, “Detection of periodicities in gene sequences: a maximum likelihood approach,” Fifth IEEE International Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics, GENSIPS07, Tuusula Finland, June 2007.

W. A. Sethares, “Rhythm and Transforms,” Mathematical Modeling and Computation in Music, Berlin Germany, May 2007.

W. A. Sethares, A. Milne, and J. Plamondon, “Tuning Continua and Keyboard Layouts,” Transdisziplarer Workshop Klangtechnologie und Musiktheorie, Berlin Germany, May 2007.

W. A. Sethares, “Tuning and Timbre: A Perceptual Synthesis,” Transdisziplarer Workshop Klangtechnologie und Musiktheorie, Berlin Germany, May 2007.

W. A. Sethares and R. Arora, “Equilibria of adaptive wavetable oscillators and applications to beat tracking,” IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Hawaii, April 2007.

C. Y. Wen, J. K. Chen, and W. A. Sethares, “Joint distributed clustering and ranging for wireless ad-hoc sensor networks,” 2007 IEEE 65th Vehicular Technology Conference VTC2007, Dublin, Ireland, April 2007.

W. A. Sethares, A. Milne, and J. Plamondon, ‘Consistent fingerings for a continuum of syntonic commas,” American Mathematical Society 2007, New Orleans, LA.

C. Y. Wen and W. A. Sethares, "Adaptive decentralized re-clustering for wireless sensor networks," SMC 2006, Taipai, Taiwan.

H. Wong and W. A. Sethares, “Estimation of pseudo-periodic signals,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing,, Montreal 2004.

W. A. Sethares and R. D. Morris., "Performance Measures for Beat Tracking," Int. Workshop on Bayesian Data Analysis, Santa Cruz, Aug. 2003.

W. A. Sethares, John R. Walsh, and C. R. Johnson, Jr., "An adaptive view of synchronization", IEEE Conference on Circuits and Systems MWSCAS2002, Tulsa, OK, Aug. 2002.

C. Vural and W. A. Sethares, "Recursive Blind Image Deconvolution Via Dispersion Minimization," 14th IEEE International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Santorini, Greece, July 2002.

C. Vural and W. A. Sethares "Blind Deconvolution of Noisy Blurred Images Via Dispersion Minimization," 14th IEEE International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Santorini, Greece, July 2002.

R. D. Morris and W. A. Sethares, "Beat Tracking", Int. Society for Baysian Analysis, Baysian Statistics 7, Valencia Spain, June 2002.

A.M. Bell, C.W. Pawlowski, and W. A. Sethares, "Market-Based Control Of Advanced Life Support Systems," Conference on Multi-Agent Computation in Natural and Artificial Economies, NSF/Brookings, Washington DC, Oct. 2001.

I.. Garrison, R. Martin, W. A. Sethares, B. Hart, W. Chung, J. Balakrishnan, R. Casas, T. Endres, M. Larimore, P. Schniter, C. R. Johnson, Jr., "DTV Channel Characterization," 2001 Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Johns Hopkins University, March 2001.

C.W. Pawlowski, A.M. Bell, S. Crawford, W. A. Sethares, and C. Finn, "Advanced Control Techniques For Efficient And Robust Operation Of Advanced Life Support Systems," 31st International Conference on Environmental Systems, Orlando FL, July 2001.

W. Chung, W. A. Sethares, J. Balakrishnan, and C. R. Johnson, Jr., "Timing recovery via dispersion minimization," 2001 Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Johns Hopkins University, March 2001.

R. Martin, W. A. Sethares, R. C. Williamson, and C. R. Johnson, Jr, "Exploiting sparsity in equalization", 2001 Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Johns Hopkins University, March 2001.

J. Balakrishnan, W. A. Sethares, and C. R. Johnson, Jr., "Approximate channel identification via d-signed correlation," 2001 Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Johns Hopkins University, March 2001.

W. Chung, W. A. Sethares, and C. R. Johnson, Jr., ``Blind adaptive phase offset correction," Globecom 2000, San Fransisco, Nov. 2000.

W. A. Sethares, ``Automatic detection of meter and periodicity in musical performance," Proc. of the Research Society for the Foundations of Music, Ghent, Belgium, Oct. 1999. [invited]

D. Morgan, W. A. Sethares and A. M. Bell, "An Experimental Study of the El Farol Problem" Economic Science Association Meeting, Lake Tahoe NV, May 1999.

A. M. Bell and W. A. Sethares, ``The El Farol Problem and the Internet: Congestion and Coordination Failure" Fifth International Conference of the Society for Computational Economics, Boston MA, June 1999.

W. A. Sethares , ``Memory and context in the calculation of sensory dissonance," Proc. of the Research Society for the Foundations of Music, Ghent, Belgium, Oct. 1998. [invited]

W. A. Sethares and A. M. Bell, ``An adaptive solution to the El Farol problem," Proc. of the Thirty-Sixth Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Allerton IL, Sept. 1998. [invited]

K. D. Benson and W. A. Sethares, ``Use of leakage to a target with fractionally spaced equalizers," IEEE 1997 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing.

S. Asgari, T. Nguyen, and W. A. Sethares, "Wavelet-based fractal transforms for image coding with no search," ICIP, Santa Barbara, CA 1997.

W. A. Sethares, "Tuning and Timbre: A Perceptual Synthesis," International Computer Music Conference, ICMC 96, Hong Kong, Aug. 1996. [invited]

S. Asgari, T. Nguyen, and W. A. Sethares, "A wavelet-based fractal approach to image compression," Proceedings of NORSIG, Norway, 1996.

J. Gronquist, W. A. Sethares, F. L. Alvarado, and R. Lasseter, "Stabilizing Local Control Strategies for TCSC Devices Using Improved Models, Proceedings of Stockholm PowerTech, June 18-22, 1995, Stockholm, Sweden, Invited Speaker Sessions paper SPT IS 06-4. (invited)

J. Gronquist, W. A. Sethares, and R. Lasseter, "Power Swing Damping Control Strategies for FACTS Devices Based Upon Locally Measureable Information," Proceedings of the CIGRE Conference on Power Electronics in Electric Power Systems, Tokyo, Japan, May 1995.

K. L. Blackmore, R. C. Williamson, I. M. Y. Mareels, and W. A. Sethares, "Online Learning via Congregational Gradient Descent," Eighth Annual Conference on Computational Learning Theory (COLT '95).

J. Gronquist, W. A. Sethares, F. L. Alvarado, and R. H. Lasseter, "Power oscillation damping control strategies for FACTS devices using locally measurable quantities," IEEE Power Engineering Society 1995 Winter Meeting, WM 185-9-PWRS, New York, NY, Jan. 1995.

J. Gronquist and W. A. Sethares, "A new visualization tool for power systems," Proceedings of the 1994 North American Power Symposium (NAPS), Manhattan, Kansas, September, 1994.

H. E. Liao and W. A. Sethares, "The Establishment Of Nonlinear-Counterpart Wiener Filters Based On Orthogonal Projection" International Conference on Modeling, Simulation & Identification, Wakayama, Japan, pg. 163-166, Sept. 1994.

W. A. Sethares, "Tunings for nonharmonic sounds," Synaesthetica Conference, Canberra, Australia, Aug. 1994. [invited]

W. A. Sethares, "Local consonance and adaptive tunings: sound demonstrations," 127th Meeting of Acoustical Society of America, Boston, MA, June 1994.[refereed from summary only].

A. Chen, M. P. Fitz, and W. A. Sethares, "A performance comparison of 16QAM digital PLL based demodulators," IEEE International Conference on Communications, Detroit, MI, May 1994.

A. Chen, W. A. Sethares, and M. P. Fitz, "Weak convergence performance analysis of a digital PLL based demodulator," Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, NJ, March 1994.

Z. Gu and W. A. Sethares, "Fast start-up for blind equalization," International Conference on Signal Processing 1993, Beijing, China, October, 1993.

H. E. Liao and W. A. Sethares, "On non-parametric nonlinear system identification using dispersion functions," IEEE 36th Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Detroit, MI, pg. 978-981, Aug. 1993.

J. A. Bucklew and W. A. Sethares, "The covering problem: learning decision regions via adaptive algorithms," IEEE 1993 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Minneapolis, MN, April, 1993.

Z. Gu and W. A. Sethares, "A geometrical view of blind equalization," IEEE 1993 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Minneapolis, MN, April, 1993.

L. Yao, W. A. Sethares, and Y. H. Hu, "Identification of a nonlinear system modeled by a sparse Volterra series," IEEE Int. Conf. on Systems Engineering, Kobe, Japan, Sept. 1992. [refereed from summary only].

L. Yao, W. A. Sethares, and D. C. Kammer, "Sensor placement for on-orbit modal identification of a large space structure via a genetic algorithm," IEEE Int. Conf. on Systems Engineering, Kobe, Japan, Sept. 1992. [refereed from summary only].

J. A. Bucklew, T. Kurtz and W. A. Sethares, "Results on local stability and tracking behavior of fixed stepsize recursive algorithms," IEEE 1992 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, San Francisco, CA, March 1992.

M. Niedzwiecki and W. A. Sethares, "New filtering algorithms based on the concept of competitive smoothing," 23rd ISCIE Symposium on Stochastic Systems Theory and Applications, Osaka, Japan, Nov. 1991. [invited, refereed from summary only].

R. C. Williamson and W. A. Sethares, "A provably convergent perceptron-like algorithm for learning hypercubic decision regions," International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Helsinki, Finland, June, 1991. [refereed from summary only].

R. C. Williamson and W. A. Sethares, "Learning hyper-cubic and convex polyhedral decision regions using perceptron-like algorithms," Australian conference on Neural Networks, 1991.

W. A. Sethares, R. Kennedy, and Z. Gu, "An approach to blind equalization of non-minimum phase channels," IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Toronto, Canada, May 1991. [invited].

S. Vembu, S. Verdu, R. A. Kennedy, and W. A. Sethares, "Convex cost functions in blind equalization," Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD, March 1991.

G. L. Skibinski and W. A. Sethares, "Thermal parameter estimation using recursive identification," IEEE IAS Conference, Seattle, WA, 1990.

D. A. Lawrence, W. A. Sethares, and W. Ren, "Parameter drift instability in adaptive systems," IEEE 1990 International Conference on Control and Decision, Dec. 1990.

G. A. Williamson and W. A. Sethares, "Robustness to quantization errors in LMS adaptation via degree of excitation," IEEE 1990 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Florida, April 1990.

W. A. Sethares and I. M. Y. Mareels, "Nonlinear dynamics of a simple adaptive hybrid," 32nd Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Urbana, IL, August 1989. [invited].

W. A. Sethares, G. Rey, and C. R. Johnson, Jr., "Approaches to blind equalization of signals with multiple modulus," IEEE 1989 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Glasgow, Scotland, May, 1989. [invited].

Z. Gu and W. A. Sethares, "Structural adaptation of neural networks for logic functions," Proc. Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, pg. 578-583, Baltimore, MD, 1989.

W. A. Sethares and D. A. Lawrence, "Output error identification is not globally stable in the 'nonideal' case," Proc. of the 27th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Austin TX, Dec., 1988. [invited].

W. A. Sethares and C. R. Johnson, Jr., "Persistent excitation and (lack of) robustness in adaptive feedback systems," Proc. of the International Symposium in Communications and Control Systems, Baton Rouge LA, Oct. 1988. [invited].

B. D. O. Anderson, W. A. Sethares, I. M. Y. Mareels, C. R. Johnson, Jr., "Averaging Theory for Sign-Sign LMS," Proc. 26th Annual Allerton Conference, Sept. 1988.

W. A. Sethares, "A convergence theorem for the modified delta rule," INNS 1st Annual Meeting, Boston MA, Sept. 1988. [abstract only]

W. A. Sethares and C. R. Johnson, Jr. and C. E. Rohrs, "Bursting discovered in adaptive signal processing: feedback to blame," 1988 IFAC Workshop on Robust Adaptive Control, August, 1988. [invited].

W. A. Sethares and C. R.. Johnson, Jr., and C. E. Rohrs, "Analysis of bursting in telephony loops with adaptive hybrids," IEEE 1988 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, New York, April, 1988.

Z. Ding, C. R. Johnson, Jr., and W. A. Sethares, "On an input dependent cause of bursting in adaptive echo cancellation," Proc. Conference on Information Science and Systems, Baltimore, MD, March 1988.

C. R. Johnson, Jr., S. Dasgupta, and W. A. Sethares, "Local Stability of Real CMA as a Tone Separator," Proc. 5th Yale Workshop on Applications of Adaptive Systems Theory, New Haven, CT, May 1987.

W. A. Sethares and C. R. Johnson, Jr., "Excitation Conditions for Quantized State Adaptive Algorithms," Proc. 1987 Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing," Dallas, TX, April 1987.

W. A. Sethares and C. R. Johnson, Jr., "The LMS Adaptive Algorithm in a Quantized Environment," Proc. 21st Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD, March 1987.

C. R. Elevitch, W. A. Sethares, and C. R. Johnson, Jr., "The Quirky Topography of Sign-Sign LMS Adaptive FIR and IIR Filters," Proc. Conference on Information Science and Systems, Baltimore, MD, March 1987.

W. A. Sethares, D. A. Lawrence, C. R. Johnson, Jr., "Parameter Drift in Equation Error Identification," Proc. of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Ft. Lauderdale, FL., Dec. 1985.

W. A. Sethares, D. A. Lawrence, C. R. Johnson, Jr., R. R. Bitmead, "On the Existence of Unbounded Parameters in LMS Adaptive Filtering," Proc. Conference on Information Science and Systems, Baltimore, MD, March 1985.

W. A. Sethares and J. C. Sethares, "Microwave Liquid Crystal Detectors," Proc. of 1978 Symposium on Circuits and Systems.

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