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



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,
L1norm principal component analysis of data and signals,
signal waveform design,
lowcomplexity sequence detection,
sparse principal component analysis,
optimization with low complexity and limited data,
uncertainty quantification.
Academic Positions

Associate Professor,
School of Electronic and Computer Engineering,
Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece, 2012  present.

Assistant Professor,
School 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 ICASSP 2015 Best Student Paper Award
(Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc.)
``Noncoherent sequence detection of orthogonally modulated signals in flat fading with loglinear complexity,''
in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2015, pp. 29742978,
by P. N. Alevizos, Y. Fountzoulas, G. N. Karystinos, and A. Bletsas.

IEEE ISWCS 2013 Best Paper Award
(Intern. Symp. Wireless Comm. Syst.)
``Some options for L1subspace signal processing,''
in Proc. IEEE ISWCS 2013, pp. 622626,
by P. P. Markopoulos, G. N. Karystinos, and D. A. Pados.

IEEE RFIDTA 2011 Second Best Student Paper Award
(IEEE Intern. Conf. RFIDTech Applic.)
``Inventory time reduction in Gen2 with singleantenna separation of FM0 RFID signals,''
in Proc. IEEE RFIDTA 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. 10501057,
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 totalsquaredcorrelation and optimum design of DSCDMA binary signature sets,''
in Proc. IEEE ICT 2001,
vol. 3,
pp. 260265,
by G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados.
Publications
Journal Papers

P. N. Alevizos, Y. Fountzoulas, G. N. Karystinos, and A. Bletsas,
``Loglinearcomplexity GLRToptimal noncoherent sequence detection for orthogonal and RFIDoriented modulations,''
IEEE Transactions on Communications,
vol. 64,
pp. 16001612,
Apr. 2016.

M. Gkizeli and G. N. Karystinos,
``MaximumSNR antenna selection among a large number of transmit antennas,''
IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing,
vol. 8,
pp. 891901,
Oct. 2014.

P. P. Markopoulos, G. N. Karystinos, and D. A. Pados,
``Optimal algorithms for $L_1$subspace signal processing,''
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing,
vol. 62,
pp. 50465058,
Oct. 2014.

M. Asteris, D. S. Papailiopoulos, and G. N. Karystinos,
``The sparse principal component of a constantrank matrix,''
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory,
vol. 60,
pp. 22812290,
Apr. 2014.

A. Kyrillidis and G. N. Karystinos,
``Fixedrank Rayleigh quotient maximization by an MPSK sequence,''
IEEE Transactions on Communications,
vol. 62,
pp. 961975,
Mar. 2014.

D. S. Papailiopoulos, G. Abou Elkheir, and G. N. Karystinos,
``Maximumlikelihood noncoherent PAM detection,''
IEEE Transactions on Communications,
vol. 61,
pp. 11521159,
Mar. 2013.

A. Bletsas, J. Kimionis, A. G. Dimitriou, and G. N. Karystinos,
``Singleantenna coherent detection of collided FM0 RFID signals,''
IEEE Transactions on Communications,
vol. 60,
pp. 756766,
Mar. 2012.

K. R. Dalbey and G. N. Karystinos,
``Generating a maximally spaced set of bins to fill for highdimensional spacefilling Latin hypercube sampling,''
International Journal for Uncertainty Quantification,
vol. 1,
pp. 241255,
July 2011.

H. Ganapathy, D. A. Pados, and G. N. Karystinos,
``New bounds and optimal binary signature setsPart II: Aperiodic total squared correlation,''
IEEE Transactions on Communications,
vol. 59,
pp. 14111420,
May 2011.

H. Ganapathy, D. A. Pados, and G. N. Karystinos,
``New bounds and optimal binary signature setsPart I: Periodic total squared correlation,''
IEEE Transactions on Communications,
vol. 59,
pp. 11231132,
Apr. 2011.

G. N. Karystinos and A. P. Liavas,
``Efficient computation of the binary vector that maximizes a rankdeficient quadratic form,''
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory,
vol. 56,
pp. 35813593,
July 2010.

D. S. Papailiopoulos and G. N. Karystinos,
``Maximumlikelihood noncoherent OSTBC detection with polynomial complexity,''
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications,
vol. 9,
pp. 19351945,
June 2010.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``Rank2optimal adaptive design of binary spreading codes,''
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory,
vol. 53,
pp. 30753080,
Sept. 2007.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``Supervised phase correction of blind spacetime DSCDMA channel estimates,''
IEEE Transactions on Communications,
vol. 55,
pp. 584592,
Mar. 2007.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``The maximum squared correlation, total asymptotic efficiency, and sum capacity of minimum totalsquaredcorrelation binary signature sets,''
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory,
vol. 51,
pp. 348355,
Jan. 2005.

S. Gopalan, G. N. Karystinos, and D. A. Pados,
``Capacity, throughput, and delay of slotted ALOHA DSCDMA links with adaptive spacetime auxiliaryvector receivers,''
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications,
vol. 4,
pp. 7992,
Jan. 2005.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``New bounds on the total squared correlation and optimum design of DSCDMA binary signature sets,''
IEEE Transactions on Communications,
vol. 51,
pp. 4851,
Jan. 2003.

G. N. Karystinos, H. Qian, M. J. Medley, and S. N. Batalama,
``Shortdatarecord adaptive filtering: The auxiliaryvector algorithm,''
Digital Signal Processing,
vol. 12,
pp. 193222,
July 2002.

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. 290300,
Feb. 2001.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``On overfitting, generalization, and randomly expanded training sets,''
IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks,
vol. 11, pp. 10501057,
Sept. 2000 (Outstanding Paper Award).
Conference Papers

Y. Fountzoulas, D. Chachlakis, G. N. Karystinos, A. Bletsas,
``GLRToptimal blind MSK detection with loglinear complexity,''
to appear in Proc. IEEE ICT 2016  International Conference on Telecommunications,
Thessaloniki, Greece,
May 2016.

Y. Fountzoulas, A. Kosta, and G. N. Karystinos,
``Polarcodebased security on the BSCmodeled HARQ in fading,''
to appear in Proc. IEEE ICT 2016  International Conference on Telecommunications,
Thessaloniki, Greece,
May 2016.

Y. Fountzoulas and G. N. Karystinos,
``Optimal blind APSK detection in polynomial time,''
in Proc. IEEE VTC 2015 Fall  Vehicular Technology Conference,
Boston, MA,
Sept. 2015.

G. N. Karystinos and A. Bletsas,
``Cubiccomplexity optimal noncoherent OOK sequence detection in flat fading,''
in Proc. IEEE ICC 2015  International Conference on Communications,
London, UK,
June 2015,
pp. 27212726.

P. N. Alevizos, Y. Fountzoulas, G. N. Karystinos, and A. Bletsas,
``Noncoherent sequence detection of orthogonally modulated signals in flat fading with loglinear complexity,''
in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2015  Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc.,
Brisbane, Australia,
Apr. 2015, pp. 29742978 (Best Paper Award).

P. P. Markopoulos, N. Tsagkarakis, D. A. Pados, and G. N. Karystinos,
``Direction finding with L1norm subspaces,''
in Proc. SPIE Compressive Sensing Conference, SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing (DSS 2014)},
Baltimore, MD,
May 2014.

P. P. Markopoulos, G. N. Karystinos, and D. A. Pados,
``Some options for L1subspace signal processing,''
in Proc. IEEE ISWCS 2013  International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems,
Ilmenau, Germany,
Aug. 2013,
pp. 622626 (Best Paper Award).

M. Gkizeli and G. N. Karystinos,
``MaximumSNR 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. 47494753.

P. P. Markopoulos and G. N. Karystinos,
``Novel fullrate noncoherent Alamouti encoding that allows polynomialcomplexity optimal decoding,''
in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2013  Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc.,
Vancouver, BC,
May 2013,
pp. 50755079.

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. 51555159.

M. Gkizeli and G. N. Karystinos,
``MaximumSNR transmit antenna selection with unimodular beamforming and two receive antennas,''
in Proc. 2013 Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS),
Baltimore, MD,
Mar. 2013.

D. S. Papailiopoulos, G. Abou Elkheir, and G. N. Karystinos,
``Maximumlikelihood blind PAM detection,''
in Proc. IEEE ICC 2012  International Conference on Communications,
Ottawa, ON,
June 2012,
pp. 22832287.

J. Kimionis, A. Bletsas, A. G. Dimitriou, and G. N. Karystinos,
``Inventory time reduction in Gen2 with singleantenna separation of FM0 RFID signals,''
in Proc. IEEE RFIDTA 2011  Intern. Conf. RFIDTech. Applic.,
Sitges, Spain,
Sept. 2011,
pp. 494501
(Second Best Student Paper Award).

M. Asteris, D. S. Papailiopoulos, and G. N. Karystinos,
``Sparse principal component of a rankdeficient matrix,''
in Proc. IEEE ISIT 2011  Intern. Symp. Inform. Theory,
Saint Petersburg, Russia,
Aug. 2011,
pp. 673677.

K. R. Dalbey and G. N. Karystinos,
``Fast generation of nested spacefilling Latin hypercube sample designs,''
in Proc. 11th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
Minneapolis, MN,
July 2011.

A. T. Kyrillidis and G. N. Karystinos,
``Rankdeficient quadraticform maximization over Mphase alphabet: Polynomialcomplexity solvability and algorithmic developments,''
in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2011  Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc.,
Prague, Czech Republic,
May 2011,
pp. 38563859.

K. R. Dalbey and G. N. Karystinos,
``Fast generation of nested spacefilling Latin hypercube sample designs,''
presentation at 2011 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering,
Reno, NV,
Mar. 2011.

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.

K. R. Dalbey and G. N. Karystinos,
``Fast generation of spacefilling Latin hypercube sample designs,''
in Proc. 13th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization Conference,
Fort Worth, TX,
Sept. 2010,
vol. 1,
pp. 473496.

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. 14411445.

M. Gkizeli and G. N. Karystinos,
``Noncoherent detection in amplifyandforward relay systems,''
in Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM 2008,
Comm. Theory Symp.,
New Orleans, LA,
Dec. 2008.

D. S. Papailiopoulos and G. N. Karystinos,
``Efficient maximumlikelihood noncoherent orthogonal STBC detection,''
in Proc. 2008 Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing,
Allerton House, Monticello, IL,
Sept. 2008,
pp. 294300.

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. 24492453.

G. N. Karystinos, D. A. Pados, S. N. Batalama, and J. D. Matyjas,
``Auxiliaryvector detection on measured radar data,''
in Proc. 2008 IEEE Radar Conference,
Rome, Italy,
May 2008,
pp. 11341138.

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. 661664.

D. S. Papailiopoulos and G. N. Karystinos,
``Polynomialcomplexity maximumlikelihood block noncoherent MPSK detection,''
in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2008  Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc.,
Las Vegas, NV,
Apr. 2008,
pp. 26812684.

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. 32213224.

G. N. Karystinos and A. P. Liavas,
``Efficient computation of the binary vector that maximizes a rankdeficient quadratic form,''
in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2008  Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc.,
Las Vegas, NV,
Apr. 2008,
pp. 35773580.

D. S. Papailiopoulos and G. N. Karystinos,
``Efficient computation of the Mphase vector that maximizes a rankdeficient quadratic form,''
in Proc. 2008 Conf. on Inform. Sc. and Syst. (CISS 2008),
Princeton University,
Princeton, NJ,
Mar. 2008,
pp. 10861090.

D. A. Pados, G. N. Karystinos, S. N. Batalama, and J. D. Matyjas,
``Auxiliaryvector RADAR on MCARM data,''
(invited paper) in Proc. 2007 Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers,
Pacific Grove, CA,
Nov. 2007,
pp. 20282032.

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. 17561760.

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. 914919.

D. A. Pados, G. N. Karystinos, S. N. Batalama, and J. D. Matyjas,
``Shortdatarecord adaptive detection,''
in Proc. 2007 IEEE Radar Conference,
Waltham, MA,
Apr. 2007,
pp. 357361.

G. N. Karystinos and A. P. Liavas,
``Efficient computation of the binary vector that maximizes a rank3 quadratic form,''
in Proc. 2006 Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing,
Allerton House,
Monticello, IL,
Sept. 2006,
pp. 12861291.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``Biterrorrate and maximumSINR performance of the oddlength minimumTSC binary signature sets,''
in Proc. IEEE ICT 2006  Intern. Conf. Telecommunications,
Madeira, Portugal,
May 2006.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``On the design of maximumSINR binary spreading codes,''
in Proc. IEEE ICT 2006  Intern. Conf. Telecommunications,
Madeira, Portugal,
May 2006.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``Code division multiplexing properties of the oddlength minimumTSC binary signature sets,''
in Proc. 2006 Conf. on Inform. Sc. and Syst. (CISS 2006),
Princeton University,
Princeton, NJ,
Mar. 2006,
pp. 15401545.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``Rank2optimal binary spreading codes,''
in Proc. 2006 Conf. on Inform. Sc. and Syst. (CISS 2006),
Princeton University,
Princeton, NJ,
Mar. 2006,
pp. 15341539.

A. O. Nasif and G. N. Karystinos,
``Binary transmissions over additive Gaussian noise: A closedform expression for the channel capacity,''
in Proc. 2005 Conf. on Inform. Sc. and Syst. (CISS 2005),
The Johns Hopkins University,
Baltimore, MD,
Mar. 2005.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``Code division multiplexing performance of minimum totalsquaredcorrelation binary signature sets,''
in Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM 2003,
Comm. Theory Symp.,
San Francisco, CA,
Dec. 2003,
vol. 4, pp. 18621866.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``Binary CDMA signature sets with concurrently minimum totalsquaredcorrelation and maximumsquaredcorrelation,''
in Proc. IEEE ICC 2003  Intern. Conf. Communications,
Anchorage, AK,
May 2003,
vol. 4,
pp. 25002503.

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. 215226.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``Fundamental code division multiplexing properties of minimum totalsquaredcorrelation binary signature sets,''
in Proc. 2003 Conf. on Inform. Sc. and Syst. (CISS 2003),
The Johns Hopkins University,
Baltimore, MD,
Mar. 2003.

G. N. Karystinos, H. Qian, M. J. Medley, and S. N. Batalama,
``Shortdatarecord adaptive filtering: The auxiliaryvector algorithm,''
in Proc. 2002 Workshop Defense Applic. Signal Proc. (DASP 2002),
Adelaide, South Australia,
June 2002.

J. D. Matyjas, G. N. Karystinos, and S. N. Batalama,
``On the training of DSCDMA neuralnetwork receivers,''
in Proc. IEEE ICASSP 2002  Intern. Conf. Acoust., Speech and Signal Proc.,
Orlando, FL,
May 2002,
vol. I, pp. 10171020.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``Minimum totalsquaredcorrelation design of DSCDMA binary signature sets,''
in Proc. IEEE GLOBECOM 2001,
Comm. Theory Symp.,
San Antonio, TX,
Nov. 2001,
vol. 2, pp. 801805.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``New bounds on the totalsquaredcorrelation and optimum design of DSCDMA binary signature sets,''
in Proc. IEEE ICT 2001  Intern. Conf. Telecommunications,
Bucharest, Romania,
June 2001,
vol. 3, pp. 260265 (Best Paper Award).

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``Adaptive assignment of binary user spreading codes in DSCDMA systems,''
in Proc. SPIE's 15th Annual Intern. Symp., Digital Wireless Comm. Conf.,
Orlando, FL,
Apr. 2001,
vol. 4395, pp. 137144.

D. A. Pados and G. N. Karystinos,
``Shortdatarecord 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. 384387.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``Recovering the phase of blind spacetime DS/CDMA channel estimates,''
in Proc. IEEE ICT 2000  Intern. Conf. Telecommunications,
Acapulco, Mexico,
May 2000,
vol. 2, pp. 10101014.

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. 790794.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``Multiuser differentialPSK demodulators for DS/CDMA signals,''
in Proc. SPIE's 14th Annual Intern. Symp., Digital Wireless Comm. Conf.,
Orlando, FL,
Apr. 2000,
vol. 4045, pp. 155166.

G. N. Karystinos and D. A. Pados,
``Supervised phase correction of blind spacetime 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.5TA8a.10.

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. 24872492.
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

 Graduate courses on Piano, Department of Music, Class of Stephen Manes, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2001  2002.

 Diploma, Piano, National Conservatory of Athens, Class of Myrto Mavrikou, Athens, Greece, June 1997 (twoyear program).

 Bachelor's, Piano, National Conservatory of Athens, Class of Aleka Damira, Athens, Greece, June 1995 (twelveyear program).
Contact

George N. Karystinos
School of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Technical University of Crete
Kounoupidiana
Chania, 73100, Greece
Tel: +302821037343
Fax: +302821037542
Email: karystinos@telecom.tuc.gr
(Last updated: April 28, 2016)