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George N. Karystinos (updated CV)

Associate Professor
Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Technical University of Crete


NEWS:
Software for efficient quadratic-form maximization over the M-phase alphabet
Software for efficient quadratic-form maximization over the binary alphabet
Letter to Minister of Education, May 2010 (in Greek)
2009-2010 Telecommunications Division Seminar Series


Education

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, July 2003.
Diploma, Computer Engineering and Science, University of Patras, Greece, July 1997.

Areas of Interest

Communication theory, adaptive signal processing, L1-norm principal component analysis of data and signals, signal waveform design, low-complexity sequence detection, sparse principal component analysis, optimization with low complexity and limited data, uncertainty quantification.

Academic Positions

Associate Professor, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece, 2012 - present.
Assistant Professor, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece, 2005 - 2012.
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 2003 - 2005.

Paper Awards

IEEE ISWCS 2013 Best Paper Award (Intern. Symp. Wireless Comm. Syst.)
``Some options for L1-subspace signal processing,'' in Proc. IEEE ISWCS 2013, pp. 622-626, by P. P. Markopoulos, G. N. Karystinos, and D. A. Pados.

IEEE RFID-TA 2011 Second Best Student Paper Award (IEEE Intern. Conf. RFID-Tech Applic.)
``Inventory time reduction in Gen2 with single-antenna separation of FM0 RFID signals,'' in Proc. IEEE RFID-TA 2011, by J. Kimionis, A. Bletsas, A. G. Dimitriou, and G. N. Karystinos.

2003 IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks Outstanding Paper Award (papers published in years 2000 and 2001)
``On overfitting, generalization, and randomly expanded training sets,'' IEEE Trans. Neural Net., vol. 11, pp. 1050-1057, Sept. 2000, by G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados.

IEEE ICT 2001 Best Paper Award (IEEE International Conf. on Telecom.)
``New bounds on the total-squared-correlation and optimum design of DS-CDMA binary signature sets,'' in Proc. IEEE ICT 2001, vol. 3, pp. 260-265, by G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados.

Publications

    Journal Papers
     
  1. M. Asteris, D. S. Papailiopoulos, and G. N. Karystinos, ``The sparse principal component of a constant-rank matrix,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 60, pp. 2281-2290, Apr. 2014.
  2. A. Kyrillidis and G. N. Karystinos, ``Fixed-rank Rayleigh quotient maximization by an MPSK sequence,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 62, pp. 961-975, Mar. 2014.
  3. D. S. Papailiopoulos, G. Abou Elkheir, and G. N. Karystinos, ``Maximum-likelihood noncoherent PAM detection,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 61, pp. 1152-1159, Mar. 2013.
  4. A. Bletsas, J. Kimionis, A. G. Dimitriou, and G. N. Karystinos, ``Single-antenna coherent detection of collided FM0 RFID signals,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 60, pp. 756-766, Mar. 2012.
  5. K. R. Dalbey and G. N. Karystinos, ``Generating a maximally spaced set of bins to fill for high-dimensional space-filling Latin hypercube sampling,'' International Journal for Uncertainty Quantification, vol. 1, pp. 241-255, July 2011.
  6. H. Ganapathy, D. A. Pados, and G. N. Karystinos, ``New bounds and optimal binary signature sets-Part II: Aperiodic total squared correlation,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 59, pp. 1411-1420, May 2011.
  7. H. Ganapathy, D. A. Pados, and G. N. Karystinos, ``New bounds and optimal binary signature sets-Part I: Periodic total squared correlation,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 59, pp. 1123-1132, Apr. 2011.
  8. G. N. Karystinos and A. P. Liavas, ``Efficient computation of the binary vector that maximizes a rank-deficient quadratic form,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 56, pp. 3581-3593, July 2010.
  9. D. S. Papailiopoulos and G. N. Karystinos, ``Maximum-likelihood noncoherent OSTBC detection with polynomial complexity,'' IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 9, pp. 1935-1945, June 2010.
  10. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Rank-2-optimal adaptive design of binary spreading codes,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 53, pp. 3075-3080, Sept. 2007.
  11. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Supervised phase correction of blind space-time DS-CDMA channel estimates,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 55, pp. 584-592, Mar. 2007.
  12. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``The maximum squared correlation, total asymptotic efficiency, and sum capacity of minimum total-squared-correlation binary signature sets,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 51, pp. 348-355, Jan. 2005.
  13. S. Gopalan, G. N. Karystinos, and D. A. Pados, ``Capacity, throughput, and delay of slotted ALOHA DS-CDMA links with adaptive space-time auxiliary-vector receivers,'' IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 4, pp. 79-92, Jan. 2005.
  14. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``New bounds on the total squared correlation and optimum design of DS-CDMA binary signature sets,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 51, pp. 48-51, Jan. 2003.
  15. G. N. Karystinos, H. Qian, M. J. Medley, and S. N. Batalama, ``Short-data-record adaptive filtering: The auxiliary-vector algorithm,'' Digital Signal Processing, vol. 12, pp. 193-222, July 2002.
  16. D. A. Pados and G. N. Karystinos, ``An iterative algorithm for the computation of the MVDR filter,'' IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 49, pp. 290-300, Feb. 2001.
  17. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``On overfitting, generalization, and randomly expanded training sets,'' IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol. 11, pp. 1050-1057, Sept. 2000 (Outstanding Paper Award).

    Conference Papers
     
  1. P. P. Markopoulos, G. N. Karystinos, and D. A. Pados, ``Some options for L1-subspace signal processing,'' in Proc. IEEE ISWCS 2013 - International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems, Ilmenau, Germany, Aug. 2013, pp. 622-626 (Best Paper Award).
  2. M. Gkizeli and G. N. Karystinos, ``Maximum-SNR transmit antenna selection with two receive antennas is polynomially solvable,'' in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2013 - Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc., Vancouver, BC, May 2013, pp. 4749-4753.
  3. P. P. Markopoulos and G. N. Karystinos, ``Novel full-rate noncoherent Alamouti encoding that allows polynomial-complexity optimal decoding,'' in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2013 - Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc., Vancouver, BC, May 2013, pp. 5075-5079.
  4. D. Koupatsiaris and G. N. Karystinos, ``Efficient DOA, DOD, and target estimation for bistatic MIMO SONAR,'' in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2013 - Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc., Vancouver, BC, May 2013, pp. 5155-5159.
  5. M. Gkizeli and G. N. Karystinos, ``Maximum-SNR transmit antenna selection with unimodular beamforming and two receive antennas,'' in Proc. 2013 Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Baltimore, MD, Mar. 2013.
  6. D. S. Papailiopoulos, G. Abou Elkheir, and G. N. Karystinos, ``Maximum-likelihood blind PAM detection,'' in Proc. IEEE ICC 2012 - International Conference on Communications, Ottawa, ON, June 2012, pp. 2283-2287.
  7. J. Kimionis, A. Bletsas, A. G. Dimitriou, and G. N. Karystinos, ``Inventory time reduction in Gen2 with single-antenna separation of FM0 RFID signals,'' in Proc. IEEE RFID-TA 2011 - Intern. Conf. RFID-Tech. Applic., Sitges, Spain, Sept. 2011, pp. 494-501 (Second Best Student Paper Award).
  8. M. Asteris, D. S. Papailiopoulos, and G. N. Karystinos, ``Sparse principal component of a rank-deficient matrix,'' in Proc. IEEE ISIT 2011 - Intern. Symp. Inform. Theory, Saint Petersburg, Russia, Aug. 2011, pp. 673-677.
  9. K. R. Dalbey and G. N. Karystinos, ``Fast generation of nested space-filling Latin hypercube sample designs,'' in Proc. 11th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Minneapolis, MN, July 2011.
  10. A. T. Kyrillidis and G. N. Karystinos, ``Rank-deficient quadratic-form maximization over M-phase alphabet: Polynomial-complexity solvability and algorithmic developments,'' in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2011 - Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc., Prague, Czech Republic, May 2011, pp. 3856-3859.
  11. K. R. Dalbey and G. N. Karystinos, ``Fast generation of nested space-filling Latin hypercube sample designs,'' presentation at 2011 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Reno, NV, Mar. 2011.
  12. K. R. Dalbey and G. N. Karystinos, ``Fast generation of low discrepancy spacefilling Latin hypercube sample designs,'' presentation at SEM IMAC XXIX Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, Jacksonville, FL, Feb. 2011.
  13. K. R. Dalbey and G. N. Karystinos, ``Fast generation of space-filling Latin hypercube sample designs,'' in Proc. 13th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference, Fort Worth, TX, Sept. 2010, vol. 1, pp. 473-496.
  14. D. S. Papailiopoulos and G. N. Karystinos, ``Optimal OSTBC sequence detection over unknown correlated fading channels,'' in Proc. 2009 Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2009, pp. 1441-1445.
  15. M. Gkizeli and G. N. Karystinos, ``Noncoherent detection in amplify-and-forward relay systems,'' in Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM 2008, Comm. Theory Symp., New Orleans, LA, Dec. 2008.
  16. D. S. Papailiopoulos and G. N. Karystinos, ``Efficient maximum-likelihood noncoherent orthogonal STBC detection,'' in Proc. 2008 Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Allerton House, Monticello, IL, Sept. 2008, pp. 294-300.
  17. G. N. Karystinos and A. P. Liavas, ``Quadratic form maximization over the binary field with polynomial complexity,'' in Proc. IEEE ISIT 2008 - Intern. Symp. Inform. Theory, Toronto, ON, July 2008, pp. 2449-2453.
  18. G. N. Karystinos, D. A. Pados, S. N. Batalama, and J. D. Matyjas, ``Auxiliary-vector detection on measured radar data,'' in Proc. 2008 IEEE Radar Conference, Rome, Italy, May 2008, pp. 1134-1138.
  19. A. P. Liavas and G. N. Karystinos, ``Outage capacity of a noncoherent cooperative scheme with binary input and a simple relay,'' in Proc. IEEE ISWPC 2008 - Intern. Symp. Wireless Pervasive Computing, Santorini, Greece, May 2008, pp. 661-664.
  20. D. S. Papailiopoulos and G. N. Karystinos, ``Polynomial-complexity maximum-likelihood block noncoherent MPSK detection,'' in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2008 - Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc., Las Vegas, NV, Apr. 2008, pp. 2681-2684.
  21. G. N. Karystinos and A. P. Liavas, ``Outage capacity of a cooperative scheme with binary input and a simple relay,'' in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2008 - Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc., Las Vegas, NV, Apr. 2008, pp. 3221-3224.
  22. G. N. Karystinos and A. P. Liavas, ``Efficient computation of the binary vector that maximizes a rank-deficient quadratic form,'' in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2008 - Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc., Las Vegas, NV, Apr. 2008, pp. 3577-3580.
  23. D. S. Papailiopoulos and G. N. Karystinos, ``Efficient computation of the M-phase vector that maximizes a rank-deficient quadratic form,'' in Proc. 2008 Conf. on Inform. Sc. and Syst. (CISS 2008), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Mar. 2008, pp. 1086-1090.
  24. D. A. Pados, G. N. Karystinos, S. N. Batalama, and J. D. Matyjas, ``Auxiliary-vector RADAR on MCARM data,'' (invited paper) in Proc. 2007 Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2007, pp. 2028-2032.
  25. D. S. Papailiopoulos and G. N. Karystinos, ``Near ML detection of nonlinearly distorted OFDM signals,'' in Proc. 2007 Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2007, pp. 1756-1760.
  26. H. Ganapathy, D. A. Pados, and G. N. Karystinos, ``New bounds on the aperiodic total squared correlation of binary signature sets and optimal designs,'' in Proc. IEEE ICC 2007 - Intern. Conf. Communications, Glasgow, Scotland, June 2007, pp. 914-919.
  27. D. A. Pados, G. N. Karystinos, S. N. Batalama, and J. D. Matyjas, ``Short-data-record adaptive detection,'' in Proc. 2007 IEEE Radar Conference, Waltham, MA, Apr. 2007, pp. 357-361.
  28. G. N. Karystinos and A. P. Liavas, ``Efficient computation of the binary vector that maximizes a rank-3 quadratic form,'' in Proc. 2006 Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Allerton House, Monticello, IL, Sept. 2006, pp. 1286-1291.
  29. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Bit-error-rate and maximum-SINR performance of the odd-length minimum-TSC binary signature sets,'' in Proc. IEEE ICT 2006 - Intern. Conf. Telecommunications, Madeira, Portugal, May 2006.
  30. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``On the design of maximum-SINR binary spreading codes,'' in Proc. IEEE ICT 2006 - Intern. Conf. Telecommunications, Madeira, Portugal, May 2006.
  31. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Code division multiplexing properties of the odd-length minimum-TSC binary signature sets,'' in Proc. 2006 Conf. on Inform. Sc. and Syst. (CISS 2006), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Mar. 2006, pp. 1540-1545.
  32. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Rank-2-optimal binary spreading codes,'' in Proc. 2006 Conf. on Inform. Sc. and Syst. (CISS 2006), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Mar. 2006, pp. 1534-1539.
  33. A. O. Nasif and G. N. Karystinos, ``Binary transmissions over additive Gaussian noise: A closed-form expression for the channel capacity,'' in Proc. 2005 Conf. on Inform. Sc. and Syst. (CISS 2005), The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 2005.
  34. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Code division multiplexing performance of minimum total-squared-correlation binary signature sets,'' in Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM 2003, Comm. Theory Symp., San Francisco, CA, Dec. 2003, vol. 4, pp. 1862-1866.
  35. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Binary CDMA signature sets with concurrently minimum total-squared-correlation and maximum-squared-correlation,'' in Proc. IEEE ICC 2003 - Intern. Conf. Communications, Anchorage, AK, May 2003, vol. 4, pp. 2500-2503.
  36. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Performance analysis of doubly optimal CDMA spreading codes with odd length,'' in Proc. SPIE's 17th Annual Intern. Symp., Digital Wireless Comm. Conf., Orlando, FL, Apr. 2003, vol. 5100, pp. 215-226.
  37. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Fundamental code division multiplexing properties of minimum total-squared-correlation binary signature sets,'' in Proc. 2003 Conf. on Inform. Sc. and Syst. (CISS 2003), The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Mar. 2003.
  38. G. N. Karystinos, H. Qian, M. J. Medley, and S. N. Batalama, ``Short-data-record adaptive filtering: The auxiliary-vector algorithm,'' in Proc. 2002 Workshop Defense Applic. Signal Proc. (DASP 2002), Adelaide, South Australia, June 2002.
  39. J. D. Matyjas, G. N. Karystinos, and S. N. Batalama, ``On the training of DS-CDMA neural-network receivers,'' in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2002 - Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc., Orlando, FL, May 2002, vol. I, pp. 1017-1020.
  40. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Minimum total-squared-correlation design of DS-CDMA binary signature sets,'' in Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM 2001, Comm. Theory Symp., San Antonio, TX, Nov. 2001, vol. 2, pp. 801-805.
  41. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``New bounds on the total-squared-correlation and optimum design of DS-CDMA binary signature sets,'' in Proc. IEEE ICT 2001 - Intern. Conf. Telecommunications, Bucharest, Romania, June 2001, vol. 3, pp. 260-265 (Best Paper Award).
  42. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Adaptive assignment of binary user spreading codes in DS-CDMA systems,'' in Proc. SPIE's 15th Annual Intern. Symp., Digital Wireless Comm. Conf., Orlando, FL, Apr. 2001, vol. 4395, pp. 137-144.
  43. D. A. Pados and G. N. Karystinos, ``Short-data-record estimators of the MVDR/MMSE filter,'' in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2000 - Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc., Istanbul, Turkey, June 2000, vol. I, pp. 384-387.
  44. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Recovering the phase of blind space-time DS/CDMA channel estimates,'' in Proc. IEEE ICT 2000 - Intern. Conf. Telecommunications, Acapulco, Mexico, May 2000, vol. 2, pp. 1010-1014.
  45. D. A. Pados and G. N. Karystinos, ``A sequence of MVDR filter estimators,'' in Proc. IEEE ICT 2000 - Intern. Conf. Telecommunications, Acapulco, Mexico, May 2000, vol. 2, pp. 790-794.
  46. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Multiuser differential-PSK demodulators for DS/CDMA signals,'' in Proc. SPIE's 14th Annual Intern. Symp., Digital Wireless Comm. Conf., Orlando, FL, Apr. 2000, vol. 4045, pp. 155-166.
  47. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``Supervised phase correction of blind space-time DS/CDMA channel estimates,'' in Proc. 2000 Conf. on Inform. Sc. and Syst. (CISS 2000), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Mar. 2000, vol. I, pp. TA8a.5-TA8a.10.
  48. G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados, ``On DPSK demodulation of DS/CDMA signals,'' in Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM 1999, Comm. Theory Symp., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dec. 1999, vol. 5, pp. 2487-2492.

Professional Activities

- TPC member for IEEE ICC 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2012, IEEE GLOBECOM 2007, IEEE ISWCS 2010 and 2013, and IEEE WCNC 2013 and 2014.
- Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Journal of Computational Mathematics, Digital Signal Processing, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, IEEE Communications Letters, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, IEEE Global Communications Conference (IEEE GLOBECOM), IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC), IEEE International Conference on Telecommunications (IEEE ICT), and IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (IEEE VTC).
- Member of the IEEE Communications, Information Theory, Signal Processing, and Computational Intelligence Societies.

Other Education

- Classical Piano graduate courses, Department of Music, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2001 - 2002.
- M.M., Music Performance (Classical Piano), National School of Classical Music, Athens, Greece, June 1997.
- B.S., Music Performance (Classical Piano), National School of Classical Music, Athens, Greece, June 1995.
- Classical Piano Performance and Theory Studies, National School of Classical Music, Athens, Greece, 1981 - 1997.

Contact

George N. Karystinos
Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Technical University of Crete
Kounoupidiana
Chania, 73100, Greece

Tel: +30-28210-37343
Fax: +30-28210-37542
E-mail: karystinos@telecom.tuc.gr

(Last updated: Mar. 26, 2014)