Publications

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Following is the list of recent publications (2019 and later).

2022

PARSE: Pairwise Alignment of Representations in Semi-Supervised EEG Learning for Emotion Recognition
G. Zhang, A. Etemad
IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 2022.


FaceTopoNet: Facial Expression Recognition using Face Topology Learning
M. Kolahdoozi, A. Sepas-Moghaddam, A. Etemad
IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence, 2022.


ObjectBox: From Centers to Boxes for Anchor-Free Object Detection
M. Zand, A. Etemad, M. Greenspan
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2022.
*Oral*


Vote from the Center: 6 DoF Pose Estimation in RGB-D Images by Radial Keypoint Voting
Y. Wu, M. Zand, A. Etemad, M. Greenspan
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2022.
*Oral*


Learning Sequential Contexts using Transformer for 3D Hand Pose Estimation
L. Khaleghi, J. Marshall, A. Etemad
International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2022.


Multi-View Video-Based 3D Hand Pose Estimation
L. Khaleghi, A. Sepas-Moghaddam, J. Marshall, A. Etemad
IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence, 2022.


Analysis of Semi-Supervised Methods for Facial Expression Recognition
S. Roy, A. Etemad
Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), 2022.


Multimodal Estimation of End Point Force During Quasi-Dynamic and Dynamic Contractions Using Deep CNN Ensemble
G. Hajian, E. Morin, A. Etemad
IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2022.


Analysis of Augmentations for Contrastive ECG Representation Learning
S. Soltanieh, A. Etemad, J. Hashemi
IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), 2022.


Fine-grained Early Frequency Attention for Deep Speaker Recognition
A. Hajavi, A. Etemad
IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), 2022.


Towards Personalization of User Preferences in Partially Observable Smart Home Environments
S. Suman, A. Etemad, F. Rivest
IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence, 2022


Bagged Tree Ensemble Modelling with Feature Selection for Isometric EMG-based Force Estimation
G. Hajian, B. Behinaein, A. Etemad, E. Morin
Journal of Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, 2022


Touchless Control of Heavy Equipment using Low-Cost Hand Gesture Recognition
L. Khaleghi, U. Artan, A. Etemad, J. Marshall
IEEE Internet of Things Magazine, 2022.


Deep Gait Recognition: A Survey
A. Sepas-Moghaddam, A. Etemad
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 2022.


Multiscale Crowd Counting and Localization by Multitask Point Supervision
M. Zand, H. Damirchi, A. Farley, M. Molahasani, M. Greenspan, A. Etemad
IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2022.


Holistic Semi-Supervised Approaches for EEG Representation Learning
G. Zhang, A. Etemad
IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2022.


Pairwise Representation Alignment for Semi-Supervised EEG-based Emotion Recognition
G. Zhang, A. Etemad
AAAI Workshop on Human-Centric Self-Supervised Learning, 2022.


Gaze Estimation with Eye Region Segmentation and Self-Supervised Multistream Learning
Z. Mahmud, P. Hungler, A. Etemad
AAAI Workshop on Human-Centric Self-Supervised Learning, 2022.


View-Invariant Compact Contrastive Learning for Facial Expression Recognition
S. Roy, A. Etemad
AAAI Workshop on Human-Centric Self-Supervised Learning, 2022.


Self-supervised Remote Monitoring of Heart Rate from Videos
D. Gupta, A. Etemad
AAAI Workshop on Human-Centric Self-Supervised Learning, 2022.

2021

Face Trees for Expression Recognition
M. Kolahdoozi, A. Sepas-Moghaddam, A. Etemad
IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG), 2021.


Detection of Maternal and Fetal Stress from the Electrocardiogram with Self-Supervised Representation Learning
P. Sarkar, S. Lobmaier, B. Fabre, G. Berg, A. Mueller, M. G. Frasch, M. C. Antonelli, A. Etemad
Scientific Reports, 2021.


Self-Supervised Audio-Visual Representation Learning with Relaxed Cross-Modal Temporal Synchronicity
P. Sarkar, A. Etemad
arXiv preprint arXiv:2111.05329, 2021


Potential Impacts of Smart Homes on Human Behavior: A Reinforcement Learning Approach
S. Suman, A. Etemad, F. Rivest
IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence, 2021.


FluentNet: End-to-End Detection of Speech Disfluency with Deep Learning
T. Kourkounakis, A. Hajavi, A. Etemad
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 2021.


Happy Driver: Investigating the Effect of Mood on Preferred Style of Driving in Self-Driving Cars
R. Phinnemore, G. Cimolino, P. Sarkar, A. Etemad, T.C. N. Graham
9th International International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI), 2021.


Self-supervised Human Activity Recognition by Learning to Forecast Cross-Dimensional Motion
S. R. Taghanaki, A. Etemad
ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC), 2021.


A Transformer Architecture for Emotion Recognition from ECG
B. Behinaein, A. Bhatti, D. Rodenburg, P. Hungler, A. Etemad
ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC), 2021.


Self-supervised Contrastive Learning of Multi-view Facial Expressions
S. Roy, A Etemad
ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI), 2021.


Teacher-Student Adversarial Depth Hallucination to Improve Face Recognition
H. Uppal, A. Sepas-Moghaddam, M. Greenspan, A. Etemad
IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2021.


Capsule Attention for Multimodal EEG-EOG Representation Learning with Application to Driver Vigilance Estimation
G. Zhang, A. Etemad
IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 29, pp. 1138-1149, 2021.


Deep Recurrent Semi-supervised EEG Representation Learning for Emotion Recognition
G. Zhang, A. Etemad
International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), 2021.


Spatiotemporal Contrastive Learning of Facial Expressions in Videos
S. Roy, A. Etemad
International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), 2021.


Attentive Cross-modal Connections for Deep Multimodal Wearable-based Affective Computing
A. Bhatti, B. Behinaein, D. Rodenburg, P. Hungler, A. Etemad
International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII) Workshop on Applied Multimodal Affect Recognition, 2021.


Wearable-based Classification of Running Style with Deep Learning
Rahimi, M. Rainbow, A. Etemad
IEEE Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN), 2021.


Generalized EMG-based Force Estimation using Convolutional Neural Networks During Isometric Conditions
G. Hajian, A. Etemad, E. Morin
Journal of Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, 2021.


Convolutional Neural Network Approach for Elbow Torque Estimation during Quasi-dynamic and Dynamic Contractions
G. Hajian, E. Morin, A. Etemad
43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2021.


Flow-based Autoregressive Structured Prediction of Human Motion
M. Zand, A. Etemad, M. Greenspan
arXiv preprint arXiv:2104.04391, 2021.


End-to-End Prediction of Parcel Delivery Time with Deep Learning for Smart-City Applications
A. C. de Araujo, A. Etemad
IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2021.


Multi-Perspective LSTM for Joint Visual Representation Learning
A. Sepas-Moghaddam, F. Pereira, P. L. Correia, A. Etemad
IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2021.


Oriented Bounding Boxes for Small and Freely Rotated Objects
M. Zand, A. Etemad, M. Greenspan
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2021.


Estimating Pose from Pressure Data for Smart Beds with Deep Image-based Pose Estimators
V. Davoodnia, S. Ghorbani, A. Etemad
Journal of Applied Intelligence, 2021.


CardioGAN: Attentive Generative Adversarial Network with Dual Discriminators for Synthesis of ECG from PPG
P. Sarkar, A. Etemad
AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2021.


CapsField: Light Field based Face and Expression Recognition in the Wild using Capsule Routing
A. Sepas-Moghaddam, A. Etemad, P. L. Correia, F. Pereira
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 2021.


In-bed Pressure-based Pose Estimation using Image Space Representation Learnin
V. Davoodnia, S. Ghorbani, A. Etemad
IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2021.


Siamese Capsule Network for End-to-End Speaker Recognition in the Wild
A. Hajavi, A. Etemad
IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2021.


Depth as Attention for Face Recognition
H. Uppal, A. Sepas-Moghaddam, M. Greenspan, A. Etemad
IEEE Transactions Information Forensics and Security, 2021.


Potential Impacts of Smart Homes with Reinforcement Learning on Human Behaviour
S. Suman, A. Etemad, F. Rivest
AAAI Workshop on AI for Behavior Change, 2021.


The Future of Simulation Based Medical Education: Adaptive simulation utilizing a deep multitask neural network
A. Ruberto, D. Rodenburg, K. Ross, P. Sarkar, P. Hungler, A. Etemad, D. Howes, D. Clarke, J. McLellan, D. Wilson, A. Szulewski
Journal of AEM Education and Training, 2021.

2020

Knowing what to listen to: Early attention for deep speech representation learning
A. Hajavi, A. Etemad
arXiv preprint arXiv:2009.01822, 2020.


Unsupervised Multi-Modal Representation Learning for Affective Computing with Multi-Corpus Wearable Data
K. Ross, P. Hungler, A. Etemad
arXiv preprint arXiv:2008.10726, 2020.


RFNet: Riemannian Fusion Network for EEG-based Brain-Computer Interfaces
G. Zhang, A. Etemad
arXiv preprint arXiv:2008.08633, 2020.


Gait Recognition using Multi-Scale Partial Representation Transformation with Capsules
A. Sepas-Moghaddam, S. Ghorbani, N. Troje, A. Etemad
International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2020.


Two-Level Attention-based Fusion Learning for RGB-D Face Recognition
H. Uppal, A. Sepas-Moghaddam, M. Greenspan, A. Etemad
International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2020.


View-Invariant Gait Recognition with Attentive Recurrent Learning of Partial Representations
A. Sepas-Moghaddam, A. Etemad
IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior, and Identity Science, 2020.


Automated Channel Selection in High-Density sEMG for Improved Force Estimation
G. Hajian, A. Etemad, E. Morin
J. Sensors, Vol. 20, No. 17, pp. 4858, 2020.


Hierarchical Probabilistic Character Motion Synthesis using a Hierarchical Deep Latent Variable Model
S. Ghorbani, C. Wloka, A. Etemad, M. Brubaker, N. Troje
Journal of Computer Graphics Forum (Special Issue on ACM Symposium on Computer Animation), 2020.


Self-supervised ECG Representation Learning for Emotion Recognition
P. Sarkar, A. Etemad
IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 2020.


Deep Multitask Learning for Pervasive BMI Estimation and Identity Recognition in Smart Beds
V. Davoodnia, M. Slinowsky, A. Etemad
Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, pp. 1-15, 2020.


Upper Limb Torque Estimation in Quasi Dynamic Contractions Using a Convolutional Neural Network
G. Hajian, E. Morin, A. Etemad
Conference of the International Society of Electrophysiology, 2020.


Method for Sensing of Biometric Data and use Thereof for Bidirectional Communication with Networked Devices
A. Etemad, D. Stone, A. Straka, R. Gupta, A. Javaid, M. Klibanov
US Patent App. 16/734,587.


Facial Emotion Recognition using Light Field Images with Deep Attention-based Bidirectional LSTM
A. Sepas-Moghaddam, A. Etemad, F. Pereira, P. Correia
International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2020.


Detecting Multiple Speech Disfluencies using a Deep Residual Network with Bidirectional Long Short-Term Memory
T. Kourkounakis, A. Hajavi, A. Etemad
International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2020.


Self-supervised Learning for ECG-based Emotion Recognition
P. Sarkar, A. Etemad
International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2020.


Systems, Methods and Devices for Activity Recognition
R. Houmanfar, A. Etemad, L. MacEachern, M. Klibanov
U.S. Patent, 10,575,760, 2020.


Classification of Hand Movements from EEG using a Deep Attention-based LSTM Network
G. Zhang, V. Davoodnia, A. Sepas-Moghaddam, Y. Zhang, A. Etemad
IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 3113-3122, 2020.

2019

Classification of Cognitive Load and Expertise in Adaptive Simulation using Deep Multitask Learning
P. Sarkar, K. Ross, D. Rodenburg, P. Hungler, A. Etemad
Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), pp. 1-7, 2019


A Deep Framework for Facial Emotion Recognition using Light Field Images
A. Sepas-Moghaddam, A. Etemad, P. L. Correia, F. Pereira
Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), pp. 1-7, 2019.


A Deep Neural Network for Short-Segment Speaker Recognition
A. Hajavi, A. Etemad
INTERSPEECH, pp. 2878-2882, 2019.


Identity and Posture Recognition in Smart Beds with Deep Multitask Learning
V. Davoodnia, A. Etemad
IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), pp. 3054-3059, 2019.


Auto-labelling of Markers in Optical Motion Capture by Permutation Learning
S. Ghorbani, A. Etemad, N. Troje
Computer Graphics International (CGI), [Advances in Computer Graphics, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11542, pp. 167-178], 2019.
*Best Full Paper Award*


Toward Dynamically Adaptive Simulation: Multimodal Classification of User Expertise using Wearable Devices
K. Ross, P. Sarkar, D. Rodenburg, A. Ruberto, P. Hungler, D. Howes, A. Szulewski, A. Etemad
Journal of Sensors, 19(19), 4270, 2019.


Deep Neural Networks for Predicting Vehicle Travel Times
A. Cruz de Araujo, S. A. Etemad
IEEE Sensors Conference, pp. 1-4, 2019.


Activity Recognition with Wearable Accelerometers using Deep Convolutional Neural Network and the Effect of Sensor Placement
J. Kulchyk, A. Etemad
IEEE Sensors Conference, pp. 1-4, 2019.


Automatic Initialization and Tracking of Markers in Optical Motion Capture by Learning to Rank
S. Ghorbani, A. Etemad, N. Troje
CVR Vision Conference, 2019.
*Best Poster Award (second place)*


Creating the Perfect Tango: Sensor-based Physiological Monitoring and Analysis for Adaptive Simulation based on Cognitive Load
D. Rodenburg, D. Howes, A. Ruberto, P. Hungler, A. Etemad, A. Szulewski
International Cognitive Load Theory Conference, 2019.


Simulation of Human Balance Impairment on a Biped Robot
A. B. Zreiba, M. Ahmadi, A. Etemad
International Conference of Control, Dynamic Systems, and Robotics, No. 139, 2019.


A Comparison of Measurement Techniques for Resultant Angular Velocities in the Lower Limbs
L. D. Rodgers, J. Selinger, A. Etemad, and M. J. Rainbow
Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB/ASB), 2019.


An Investigation of Dimensionality Reduction Techniques for EMG-based Force Estimation
G. Hajian, A. Etemad, E. Morin
International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 698-701, 2019.


PCA-Based Channel Selection in High-Density EMG for Improving Force Estimation
G. Hajian, A. Etemad, E. Morin
International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 652-655, 2019.


Extending a Nonlinear SNR Estimator to Include Shaping Distribution Identification for Probabilistically Shaped 64-QAM Signals
A. S. Kashi, A. I. Abd El-Rahman, J. C. Cartledge, A. Etemad
IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 37, no. 13, pp. 3252-3260, 2019.


EMG-based Force Estimation using Artificial Neural Networks
G. Hajian, E. Morin, A. Etemad
Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (CMBEC), 2019.


Method for Sensing of Biometric Data and Use Thereof for Determining Emotional State of a User
R. Gupta, A. Etemad, A. Q. Javaid
U.S. Patent, 15/639,570, 2019.


Dermoscopic Evaluation of Skin Frailty
K. Woo, W. Mueller, A. Etemad
Journal of Wound Ostomy & Continence Nursing 46 (6), 547-549


Systems, methods and devices for exercise and activity metric computation
A. Etemad, R. Houmanfar, M. Klibanov, L. MacEachern, K. Firouzi
US Patent 10,327,670.


Computer-Aided Diagnosis using Class-Weighted Deep Neural Networks
P. Sarkar, V. Davoodnia, A. Etemad
IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), 2019.