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Yousef R. Shayan, PhD, PEng

Professor and Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Yousef R. Shayan, PhD, PEng


Ph.D. (Concordia University, 1990)


Wireless communications and networks; Error Control Coding; Software Defined Networking; Satellite Communications; Resource management for 5G and beyond;


Journal Publication

S. Baroudi and Y. R. Shayan, "Evaluation of Outage Probability for Uniformly Distributed Users based on Signal to Interference plus Noise Ratio," IET Communications, Vol. 13, Issue 9, pp. 1236-1241, June 2019.
Y. A. Abohamra, M. R. Soleymani and Y. R. Shayan, "Using Beamforming for Dense Frequency Reuse in 5G," IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 9181-9190, Jan. 2019.
M. Hawej and Y. R. Shayan, "Pilot Decontamination in Massive Multiuser MIMO Systems based on Low-Rank Matrix Approximation," IET Communications, vol. 13, Issue 5, March 2019.
S. Khodadadi, D. Qiu, and Y. R. Shayan, "Performance analysis of secondary users in cognitive radio networks with dynamic spectrum allocation," IEEE Communications Letters , vol. 22, no. 8, pp. 1684-1687, Aug 2018.

S. Baroudi and Y. R. Shayan, "Performance Enhancement of Multi-hop Relay-Based Wireless Systems Based on Outage Probability," IET Communications, Vol. 10, Issue 14, pp. 1705-1711, Sept. 2016.

S. Baroudi and Y. R. Shayan, "Performance enhancement of multi-hop systems using relay location management based on outage probability," NNGT Int. J. on Networking and Communication, vol. 4, Oct. 2015.
M. Yazdanpanah, C. Assi, S. Sebbah, and Y. Shayan, "Does Network Coding Combined With Interference
Cancellation Bring Any Gain to a Wireless Network?" IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 1485-1500, Oct. 2015.
M. Abdulla and Y. R. Shayan, "Large-Scale Fading Behavior for a Multi-Cellular Network with Uniform Spatial Distribution," Wiley's Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Journal, pp. 1-17, Dec. 2014.
H. Dahman and Y. R. Shayan, "Performance evaluation of space-time-frequency spreading for MIMO OFDM-CDMA systems," EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Paper 139, Dec. 2011.

M. Yazdanpanah, C. Assi and Y. Shayan, "Cross-layer optimization for wireless mesh networks with smart antennas," Computer Communications Journal, vol. 34, issue 16, pp. 1894-1911, Oct. 2011.

A. Rabbani Abolfazli and Y. R. Shayan, "New Multi-Dimentional Mapping for MIMO-BICM-ID Systems," Journal of Communications, Vol. 6, No 3, pp. 232-239, May 2011.
M . Abdulla and Y. R. Shayan, " Analytical Coexistence Benchmark for Assessing the Utmost Interference Tolerated by IEEE 802.20 ," Journal of Information Processing Systems, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 43-52, March 2011.
M. Gheryani, Z. Wu, and Y. R. Shayan, " Design of an Adaptive MIMO System using Linear Dispersion Code," IEEE Transaction on wireless Communications , Vol. 7, No. 11, pp. 4739-4747, Nov. 2008.
S. Alkhawaldeh , X. Wang, and Y. R. Shayan, "Mutilayered Linear Dispersion Codes for Flat Fading Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Channels, " IET Communications, Vol. 2, Issue 9, pp. 1149-1158, Oct. 2008.

W. Hoteit , Y. R. Shayan, A. K. Elhakeem, "A new MAP-based channel estimation technique for multiple input multiple output diversity schemes," European Transactions on Telecommunications, Vol.18, Issue 2, Pages 179-192, Mar. 2007.

X. Wang, S. Alkhawaldeh , and Y. R. Shayan, "A New Approach to Diversity and Multiplexing Gains for Wideband MIMO Channels," IEEE Transaction on wireless Communications , Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 90-100, Jan. 2007.
A. Sanei, A. Ghrayeb, Y. R. Shayan, and T. M. Duman, "On the diversity order for space-time trellis codes in fast fading," IEEE Transaction on Wireless Communications, Vol. 5, No. 7, pp. 1579-1585, July 2006.
N. Le, M. R. Soleymani and Y. R. Shayan, “Distance-Based Decoding of Block Turbo Codes,” IEEE Communication Letters, Vol. 9, N0. 11, pp. 1006-1008, Nov. 2005.
W. Hoteit, Y. R. Shayan and A. K. Elhakeem, “Effects of Imperfect Channel Estimation on STC Performance,” IEE Proceedings Communications, Vol. 152, No. 3, pp. 277-281, June 2005.
F. Eshghi, A. K. Elhakeem and Y. R. Shayan, “Performance Evaluation of Multi-hop Ad-Hoc WLANS,” IEEE Communication Magazine, Vol. 43, N0. 3, pp. 107-115, March 2005.
S. Alkhawaldeh, X. Wang, and Y. R. Shayan, “A robust pilot-symbol-aided channel estimator for OFDM wireless communications,” IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (CJECE), Vol. 30, N0. 1, pp. 23-28, Winter 2005.
X. F. Wang, Y. R. Shayan, and M. Zeng, “On the Code and Interleaver Design of Broadband OFDM Systems,” IEEE Communication Letters, Vol. 8, No. 11, pp. 653-655, Nov. 2004.
A. Ghrayeb, A. Sanei, and Y. R. Shayan, "Space-time trellis codes with antenna selection in fast fading," IEE Electronics Letters, Vol. 40, No. 10, pp. 613-614, May 2004.
Y. R. Shayan, T. Le-Ngoc, "A Cellular Structure for a Versatile Time-Domain Reed-Solomon Decoder," IEEE Trans. on Computers, Vol.46, No. 1, pp. 80-85, January 1997.
Y. R. Shayan, T. Le-Ngoc, "Modified Time-Domain Algorithm for Decoding Reed-Solomon Codes," IEEE Trans. on Communications, Vol. 41, No. 7, pp. 1036-1038, July 1993.
Y. R. Shayan, T. Le-Ngoc, "On Software Evaluation of the Roots of Polynomials Defined in Galois Fields,” AEU Electronics and Communications, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 52-55, January 1991.
Y. R. Shayan, T. Le-Ngoc, and V.K.  Bhargava, "Design of Reed-Solomon (16,12) Codec for North-American Advanced-Train-Control System,” IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 400-409, November 1990.
Y. R. Shayan, T. Le-Ngoc, and V.K.  Bhargava, "A Versatile Time-Domain Reed-Solomon Decoder,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 8, No. 8, pp. 1535-1542, October 1990.
Y. R. Shayan, T. Le-Ngoc, "The Least Complex Parallel Massey-Omura Multiplier and its LCA and VLSI Designs,” IEE Proceedings, Vol. 136, Part G, No. 6, pp. 345-349, December 1989.
Y. R. Shayan, T. Le-Ngoc, "Decoding Reed-Solomon Codes Generated by any Generator Polynomial,” IEE Electronics Letters, Vol. 25, No. 18, pp. 1223-1224, August 31, 1989.
Y. R. Shayan, T. Le-Ngoc, "An All Digital Phase-Locked-Loop: Concepts, Design and Application,” IEE Proceedings, Part F, pp. 53-56, February 1989.
Y. R. Shayan, T. Le-Ngoc, "A Direct Hardware Solution to the Quadratic Equation Z^2 Z B = 0 in Galois Fields Based on Normal Basis Representation,” IEE Electronics Letters, Vol. 24, No. 14, pp. 847-848, July 1988.
Y. R. Shayan, T. Le-Ngoc, and V.K.  Bhargava, "Binary-Decision Approach to Fast Chien Search for Software Decoding for BCH Codes," IEE Proceedings, Part F, pp. 629-632, October 1987.

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