Zubair Khalid

Academic Webpage

Research School of Engineering
College of Engineering and Computer Science
The Australian National University



List of Publications


Journals


  1. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani, R. A. Kennedy, Y. Wiaux and J. D. McEwen, “Gauss-Legendre Sampling on the Rotation Group,” IEEE Signal Process. Lett., 2015. (Accepted Nov. 2015) (arXiv)

  2. A. P. Bates, Z. Khalid and R. A. Kennedy, “An Optimal Dimensionality Sampling Scheme on the Sphere with Accurate and Efficient Spherical Harmonic Transform for Diffusion MRI,” IEEE Signal Process. Lett., 2015. (Accepted Oct. 2015) (IEEE Xplore)

  3. Y. Alem, Z. Khalid, and R. A. Kennedy, “Spherical Harmonic Expansion of Fisher-Bingham Distribution and 3D Spatial Fading Correlation for Multiple-Antenna Systems,” IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., 2015. (Accepted July 2015) (arXiv)

  4. Y. F. Alem, Z. Khalid and R. A. Kennedy, “3D Spatial Fading Correlation for Uniform Angle of Arrival Distribution,” IEEE Commun. Lett., vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 1073-1076, June 2015. (IEEE Xplore)

  5. A. P. Bates, Z. Khalid and R. A. Kennedy, “Novel Sampling Scheme on the Sphere for Head-Related Transfer Function Measurements,” IEEE ACM Trans. Audio Speech Language Process., vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 1068-1081, June 2015. (IEEE Xplore)

  6. Z. Khalid, R. A. Kennedy and J. D. McEwen, “Slepian Spatial-spectral Concentration on the Ball,” Applied Comput. Harm. Anal., in press, 2014. (arXiv)

  7. Z. Khalid, R. A. Kennedy and J. D. McEwen, “An Optimal-Dimensionality Sampling Scheme on the Sphere for Fast Spherical Harmonic Transforms,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 62, no. 17, pp. 4597-4610, September 2014. (IEEE Xplore) (arXiv)

  8. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani and J. Guo, “A Tractable Framework for Exact Probability of Node Isolation and Minimum Node Degree Distribution in Finite Multi-hop Networks,” IEEE Trans. Veh. Tech., 2013. (IEEE Xplore) (arXiv)

  9. Z. Khalid and Salman Durrani, “Distance distributions in regular polygons,” IEEE Trans. Veh. Tech., vol. 62, no. 5, pp. 2363-2368, June 2013.

  10. Z. Khalid, R. A. Kennedy, S. Durrani, P. Sadeghi, Y. Wiaux and J. D. McEwen, “Fast directional spatially localized spherical harmonic transform,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 2192-2203, 2013.

  11. Z. Khalid, P. Sadeghi, R. A. Kennedy and S. Durrani, “Spatially varying spectral filtering of signals on the unit sphere,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 530-544, February 2013.

  12. P. Sadeghi, R. A. Kennedy and Z. Khalid, “Commutative anisotropic convolution on the 2-sphere,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 60, no. 12, pp. 6697-6703, December 2012.

  13. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani, P. Sadeghi and R. A. Kennedy, “Spatio-spectral analysis on the sphere using spatially localized spherical harmonics transform,” IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 1487-1492, March 2012.


Conference Papers


  1. Z. Khalid and R. A. Kennedy, “On the Placement of Latitudes in Iso-Latitude Optimal-Dimensionality Sampling Schemes on the Sphere,” in Proc. 8th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, ICSPCS’2014, Gold Coast, Australia, Dec. 2014, p. 7.

  2. Z. Khalid and R. A. Kennedy, “Iterative Method to Compute the Maximal Concentration Slepian Band-limited Eigenfunction on the Sphere,” in Proc. 8th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, ICSPCS’2014, Gold Coast, Australia, Dec. 2014, p. 7.

  3. Z. Khalid and R. A. Kennedy, “Spherical Harmonic Transform for Minimum Dimensionality Regular Grid Sampling on the Sphere,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Process., ICASSP’2015, Brisbane, Australia, April 2015.

  4. Z. Khalid and R. A. Kennedy, “Maximal Multiplicative Spatial-Spectral Concentration on the Sphere: Optimal Basis,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Process., ICASSP’2015, Brisbane, Australia, April 2015.

  5. A. P. Bates, Z. Khalid and R. A. Kennedy, “An Optimal Dimensionality Sampling Scheme on the Sphere for Antipodal Signals in Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Process., ICASSP’2015, Brisbane, Australia, April 2015.

  6. Z. Khalid, R. A. Kennedy, S. Durrani and P. Sadeghi, “Localized Spatio-Spectral Analysis using an Adaptive Multi-ResolutionWindowing Technique,” in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing, SSP’2014, June 2014.

  7. P. Sadeghi, R. A. Kennedy and Z. Khalid, “Minimum Mean Square Error Equalization on the 2-Sphere,” in Proc. IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing, SSP’2014, June 2014.

  8. Y. Alem, Z. Khalid and R. A. Kennedy, “Band-Limited Extrapolation on the Sphere for Signal Reconstruction in the Presence of Noise,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, ICASSP’2014, pp. 4169-4173, May 2014.

  9. R. A. Kennedy, Z. Khalid and P. Sadeghi, “Efficient Kernel-Based Formulations of Spatio-Spectral and Related Transformations on the 2-Sphere,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, ICASSP’2014, pp. 310-314, May 2014.

  10. Z. Khalid, R. A. Kennedy and S. Durrani, “On the Choice of Window for Spatial Smoothing of Spherical Data,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, ICASSP’2014, pp. 2663-2667, May 2014.

  11. R. A. Kennedy, Z. Khalid and Y. F. Alem, “Spatial Correlation from Multipath with 3D Power Distributions having Rotational Symmetry,” in Proc. 7th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, ICSPCS’2013, pp. 7, December 2013.

  12. R. A. Kennedy, P. Sadeghi, Z. Khalid and J. D. McEwen, “Classification and construction of closed-form kernels for signal representation on the 2-sphere,” in Proc. Wavelets and Sparsity XIV, SPIE international symposium on optics and photonics, invited contribution, August 2013.

  13. Zubair Khalid, Rodney A. Kennedy, Parastoo Sadeghi and Salman Durrani, “Spatio-spectral Formulation and Design of Spatially-Varying Filters for Signal Estimation on the 2-Sphere,” in Proc. Wavelets and Sparsity XIV, SPIE international symposium on optics and photonics, invited contribution, August 2013.

  14. Zubair Khalid and Salman Durrani, “Connectivity of three dimensional wireless sensor networks using geometrical probability,” in Proc. Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), pp. 47-51, 2013.

  15. Z. Khalid, R.A. Kennedy and P. Sadeghi, “Efficient computation of commutative anisotropic convolution on the 2-sphere,” in Proc. 6th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, ICSPCS’2012, pp. 7, December 2012.

  16. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani, P. Sadeghi, and R. A. Kennedy, “Concentration uncertainty principles for signals on the unit sphere,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Process., ICASSP’2012, Mar. 2012, pp. 3717–3720.

  17. Z. Khalid, R. A. Kennedy, S. Durrani, and P. Sadeghi, “Conjugate gradient algorithm for extrapolation of sampled bandlimited signals on the 2-sphere,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Process., ICASSP’2012, Kyoto, Japan, Mar. 2011.

  18. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani, P. Sadeghi, and R. A. Kennedy, “Ambiguity function and Wigner distribution on the sphere,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Process., ICASSP’2012, Kyoto, Japan, Mar. 2011.

  19. W. Huang, Z. Khalid, and R. A. Kennedy, “Efficient computation of spherical harmonic transform using parallel architecture of cuda,” in Proc. 5th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, ICSPCS’2011, Honolulu, HI, Dec. 2011, p. 6.

  20. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani, R. A. Kennedy, and P. Sadeghi, “Revisiting Slepian concentration problem on the sphere for azimuthally non-symmetric regions,” in Proc. 5th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, ICSPCS’2011, Honolulu, HI, Dec. 2011, p. 7.

  21. Z. Khalid, S. Durrani, R. A. Kennedy, and P. Sadeghi, “On the construction of lowpass filters on the unit sphere,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoust., Speech, Signal Process., ICASSP’2011, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2011, pp. 4356–4359.


Conference Abstracts


  1. R. A. Kennedy, P. Sadeghi, and Z. Khalid, “Optimal signal processing on the 2-sphere: A general operator approach to signal recovery," in Proc. International Biomedical and Astronomical Signal Processing (BASP) Frontiers workshop, Switzerland, 2013.

  2. J. Guo, S. Durrani and Z. Khalid, “Exact Probability of Node Isolation in Finite Wireless Sensor Networks," in Proc. 14th Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Adelaide, Australia, 2013.


Ph.D. Thesis


  1. Z. Khalid, “Spatio-spectral analysis on the Unit Sphere,” Ph.D. Thesis, Australian National University, 2013. (PDF copy here)