Publications

Journal Papers

Weiss, A., “Blind Direction-of-Arrival Estimation in Acoustic Vector-Sensor Arrays via Tensor Decomposition and Kullback-Leibler Divergence Covariance Fitting”, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 69, pp. 531–545, Dec. 2020. arXiv

Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “Asymptotically Optimal Blind Calibration of Uniform Linear Sensor Arrays for Narrowband Gaussian Signals”, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 68, pp. 5322–5333, Aug. 2020. arXiv

Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “A Maximum Likelihood-Based Minimum Mean Square Error Separation and Estimation of Stationary Gaussian Sources from Noisy Mixtures”, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 67, no. 19, pp. 5032–5045, Oct. 2019. Supplementary Material (Matlab code). arXiv

Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “Blind Determination of the Number of Sources Using Distance Correlation”, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 828–832, June 2019. arXiv

Weiss, A., Yeredor, A., Cheema, S. A. and Haardt, M., “Performance Analysis of the Gaussian Quasi-Maximum Likelihood Approach for Independent Vector Analysis”, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 19, pp. 5000–5013, Sept. 2018. arXiv

• Yeredor, A., Weiss, A. and Weiss, A.J., “High-Order Analysis of the Efficiency Gap for Maximum Likelihood Estimation in Nonlinear Gaussian Models”, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 18, pp. 4782–4795, Sept. 2018.

Weiss, A., Yeredor, A., Cheema, S. A. and Haardt, M., “The Extended “Sequentially Drilled” Joint Congruence Transformation and its Application in Gaussian Independent Vector Analysis”, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, vol. 65, no. 23, pp. 6332–6344, Dec. 2017. Matlab Package. arXiv

Weiss, A., Yeredor, A. and Shtaif, M., “Iterative Symbol Recovery for Power Efficient DC-Biased Optical OFDM Systems”, Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 34, no. 9, pp. 2331–2338, May 2016. Matlab Package. arXiv

Conference Papers

Weiss, A. and Wornell G. W., “One-Bit Direct Position Determination of Narrowband Gaussian Signals”, Accepted for publication in Proc. of IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing (SSP), May 2021. arXiv

Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “Non-Iterative Blind Calibration of Nested Arrays with Asymptotically Optimal Weighting”, in Proc. of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 4630–4634, June 2021. arXiv.
Recipient of the 2021 ICASSP Outstanding Paper Award.

Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “Enhanced Blind Calibration of Uniform Linear Arrays with One-Bit Quantization by Kullback-Leibler Divergence Covariance Fitting”, in Proc. of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 4625–4629, June 2021. arXiv

Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “Exact Algebraic Blind Source Separation Using Side Information”, in Proc. of the 28th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2020), pp. 1941–1945, Aug. 2020.

Weiss, A., Nadler, B. and Yeredor, A., “Asymptotically Optimal Blind Calibration of Acoustic Vector Sensor Uniform Linear Arrays”, in Proc. of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 4677–4681, May 2020.

Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “Blind Calibration of Sensor Arrays for Narrowband Signals with Asymptotically Optimal Weighting”, in Proc. of the 27th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2019), pp. 1–5, Sep. 2019.

Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “Asymptotically Optimal Recovery of Gaussian Sources from Noisy Stationary Mixtures: The Least-Noisy Maximally-Separating Solution”, in Proc. of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 5466–5470, May 2019.

Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “Online Adaptive Quasi-Maximum Likelihood Blind Source Separation of Stationary Sources”, in Proc. of 2018 IEEE Int. Conference on the Science of Electrical Engineering in Israel (ICSEE), pp. 1–5, Dec. 2018.

Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “Bounds on Passive TDOA Estimation in Mixtures”, in Proc. of IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing (SSP), pp. 447–451, June 2018.

Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “Non-Iterative Missing Samples Recovery of ECG Signals by LMMSE Estimation for an Autoregressive Cyclostationary Model”, in Proc. of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 930–934, Apr. 2018.

Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., Cheema, S. A. and Haardt, M., “On Consistency and Asymptotic Uniqueness in Quasi-Maximum Likelihood Blind Separation of Temporally-Diverse Sources”, in Proc. of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 4459–4463, Apr. 2018.

• Cheng, Y., Cheema, S. A., Haardt, M., Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “First-Order Perturbation Analysis of SECSI with Generalized Unfoldings”, in Proc. of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 3196–3200, Apr. 2018.

• Cheng, Y., Cheema, S. A., Haardt, M., Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “Performance Analysis of Least-Squares Khatri-Rao Factorization”, in Proc. of IEEE 7th Int. Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), pp. 447–451, Dec. 2017.

• Cheema, S. A., Balda, E. R., Weiss, A., Yeredor, A. and Haardt, M., “Analytical Performance Analysis of the Semi-Algebraic Framework for Approximate CP Decompositions via Simultaneous Matrix Diagonalizations (SECSI)”, in Proc. of 51st Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems, and Computers, pp. 703–707, Nov. 2017, invited paper.

Weiss, A., Yeredor, A., Cheema, S. A. and Haardt, M., “A Maximum Likelihood “Identification-Correction” Scheme of Sub-Optimal “SeDJoCo” Solutions for Semi-Blind Source Separation”, in Proc. of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 4158–4162, Mar. 2017.

• Balda, E. R., Cheema, S. A., Weiss, A., Yeredor, A. and Haardt, M., “Perturbation Analysis of Joint Eigenvalue Decomposition Algorithms”, in Proc. of IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 3101–3105, Mar. 2017.

• Balda, E. R., Cheema, S. A., Steinwandt, J., Haardt, M., Weiss, A. and Yeredor, A., “First-Order Perturbation Analysis of Low-Rank Tensor Approximations Based on the Truncated HOSVD”, in Proc. of 50th Asilomar Conf. Signals, Systems, and Computers, pp. 1723–1727, Nov. 2016, invited paper.

• Cheng, Y., Yeredor, A., Weiss, A. and Haardt, M., “Extension of the “Sequentially Drilled” Joint Congruence Transformation (SeDJoCo) Problem”, in Proc. of IEEE 6th Int. Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), pp. 185–188, Dec. 2015.

Weiss, A., Yeredor, A., Shtaif, M., “MSE Reduction in Digital Compensation for Non-Linear Analog Channels”, in Proc. of 28th IEEE Convention of Electrical & Electronics Engineers in Israel (IEEEI2014), pp. 1–5, Dec. 2014.

Downloads

Matlab package for ML-based MMSE separation and estimation of stationary Gaussian sources from noisy mixtures

Matlab package for the extended “Sequentially Drilled” Joint Congruence (SeDJoCo) transformation

Matlab package of iterative symbol recovery for Optical DC-OFDM

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Weiss, A., “Statistically Enhanced Array Processing: Exploiting Low-Dimensional Structures and “Hidden” Second-Order Statistics”

  • Invited talk (virtual) for the Acoustic Signal Processing and Systems Branch, US Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., USA, May 2021.

Weiss, A., “The Gaussian Maximum Likelihood Approach for Independent Component and Vector Analysis”

  • at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Seminar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, December 2019. [Video available, courtesy of UM ECE]
  • at the Signals, Information, and Algorithms Laboratory Seminar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, December 2019.
  • at the School of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, July 2019 (Ph.D. Seminar).
  • at the Signal Processing and Systems Seminar at The Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, June 2019.
  • at the BIU Engineering Colloquium at Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, June 2019.
  • at the Department of Statistics and Data Science Seminar at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, June 2019.
  • at the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Seminar at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel, May 2019.
  • at the Learning Club Seminar at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel, May 2019.
  • at the Machine Learning and Statistics Seminar at The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, January 2019.

Weiss, A., “A New Approach For DCO-OFDM and Comments on Algorithmic Development Thinking”

  • at Elbit Systems, EW and SIGINT Elisra Ltd., Holon, Israel, January 2019.

Weiss, A., “Digital Signal Processing Techniques for Performance Enhancement of Electro-Optical Communication Systems”

  • at the Communications Research Laboratory Seminar, The Technische Universität Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany, January 2016.
  • at the School of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 2015 (M.Sc. Seminar).

Teaching

• 2017-2019 — Lecturer of the course “Introduction to Signal Processing”, an undergraduate course in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel-Aviv University.

• 2017-2019 — Teaching assistant in the course “Communication Systems”, an undergraduate course in the International Program of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel-Aviv University.

• 2018 — Teaching assistant in the course “Random Processes”, a graduate-level course in the Faculty of Engineering, Tel-Aviv University.

• 2013-2019 — Teaching assistant in the course “Introduction to Statistical Signal Processing”, an undergraduate and graduate-level course in Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel-Aviv University.

• 2016 — Teaching assistant in the course “Introduction to Signal Processing”, an undergraduate course in Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel-Aviv University.

• 2014 — Teaching assistant in the course “Estimation Theory”, a graduate-level course in Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel-Aviv University.

Academic Awards

• 2021 — The 2021 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2021) Outstanding Paper Award.

• 2020 — The Yitzhak and Chaya Weinstein Research Institute for Signal Processing award for scientific paper publication.

• 2019 — The European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP) travel grant to the 27th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2019, on a competitive basis).

• 2019 — The Yitzhak and Chaya Weinstein Research Institute for Signal Processing David Burshtein award for scientific paper publication.

• 2019 — The David and Paulina Trotsky foundation award for outstanding Ph.D. students.

• 2019 — The Miriam and Aaron Gutwirth foundation scholarship.

• 2018 — The Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology scholarship for an international conference paper presentation.

• 2018 — The IEEE Signal Processing Society travel grant to the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2018, on a highly competitive basis).

• 2018 — The Yitzhak and Chaya Weinstein Research Institute for Signal Processing award for scientific paper publication.

• 2017 — The Yitzhak and Chaya Weinstein Research Institute for Signal Processing award for scientific paper publication.

• 2016 — The Yitzhak and Chaya Weinstein Research Institute for Signal Processing Nadav Levanon studies award for outstanding graduate students.

• 2015 — Outstanding M.Sc. student award, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University.