Ani Nahapetian's Publications

Book Chapter

BC2. Ani Nahapetian, Virginia Huynh, Omar Ruvalcaba, Ric Alviso and Gloria Melara. Music as the Icebreaker for Learning to Code. Culturally Responsive Strategies for STEM Teaching: Turning the Tides on Inequality, Edited by Kelly Mack, Kate Winter and Melissa Soto. Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019. publisher site

BC1. Foad Dabiri, Roozbeh Jafari, Tammara Massey, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Lightweight Embedded Systems. Computer Engineering Handbook, Edited by Vojin Oklobdzija, Taylor & Francis/CRC Press, 2008.

Journal Papers

J10. Sheng Wei, Ani Nahapetian, Miodrag Potkonjak. Quantitative Intellectual Property Protection Using Physical-Level Characterization. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol.8, No.11, pp.1722,1730, November 2013. pdf

J9. Sheng Wei, Ani Nahapetian, Michael Nelson, Farinaz Koushanfar, Miodrag Potkonjak. Gate Characterization Using Singular Value Decomposition: Foundations and Applications. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 7 No. 2, pp. 765-773, April 2012. pdf

J8. Myung-kyung Suh, Ani Nahapetian, Jonathan Woodbridge, Mahsan Rofouei, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Machine Learning-Based Adaptive Wireless Interval Training Guidance System. ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 163-177, 2012. pdf

J7. Myung-kyung Suh, Chien-An Chen, Jonathan Woodbridge, Michael Kai Tu, Jung In Kim, Ani Nahapetian, Lorraine S. Evangelista, Majid Sarrafzadeh. A Remote Patient Monitoring System for Congestive Heart Failure. Springer Journal of Medical Systems (JOMS), Vol 35, No. 5, pp. 1165-1179, June 2011. pdf

J6. Ani Nahapetian, Philip Brisk, Soheil Ghiasi, Majid Sarrafzadeh. An Approximation Algorithm for Scheduling on Heterogeneous Reconfigurable Resources. ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing (TECS), Vol. 9, No. 1, October 2009. pdf

J5. Roozbeh Jafari, Hassan Ghasemzadeh, Foad Dabiri, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh. An Efficient Placement and Routing Technique for Fault-Tolerant Distributed Embedded Computing. ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing (TECS), Vol. 8, No. 4, July 2009. pdf

J4. Foad Dabiri, Ani Nahapetian, Tammara Massey, Miodrag Potkonjak, Majid Sarrafzadeh. General Methodology for Soft Error-Aware Power Optimization using Gate Sizing. IEEE Transactions on CAD (TCAD), Vol. 27, No. 10, Oct. 2008. pdf

J3. Soheil Ghiasi, Ani Nahapetian, Hyun J. Moon, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Reconfiguration in Network of Embedded Systems: Challenges and Adaptive Tracking Case Study. Journal of Embedded Computing (JEC) Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 147-166, January 2005. pdf

J2. Soheil Ghiasi, Hyun J. Moon, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Collaborative and Reconfigurable Object Tracking. Kluwer Journal of Supercomputing Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 213-238, December 2004. pdf

J1. Soheil Ghiasi, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh. An Optimal Algorithm for Minimizing Runtime Reconfiguration Delay. ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems (TECS) Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 237-256, May 2004. pdf

Conference and Workshop Papers

C51. Eric Vance and Ani Nahapetian. Bluetooth-based context modeling. ACM Smart Objects, June 2018. pdf

C50. Nipun Gupta, Dina Najeeb, Victor Gabrielian, Ani Nahapetian. Mobile ECG-Based Drowsiness Detection. IEEE Conference Consumer Communications and Networking (CCNC), January 2017.

C49. Nick Schaafsma, Ani Nahapetian. Synchronized Audio Capture with an Array of Mobile Devices. IEEE Conference Consumer Communications and Networking (CCNC), January 2017.

C48. Ashton Holmes, Sunny Desai, Ani Nahapetian. LuxLeak: Capturing Computing Activity Using Smart Device Ambient Light Sensors. ACM Smart Objects, October 2016. pdf

C47. Alex Resendiz, Dani Odicho, Victor Gabrielian, Ani Nahapetian. Edemeter: Wearable and Continuous Fluid Retention Monitoring. IEEE Body Sensor Networks (BSN), June 2016. pdf

C46. Ani Nahapetian. Side-Channel Attacks on Mobile and Wearable Systems. IEEE Conference Consumer Communications and Networking (CCNC), January 2016. pdf

C45. Danial Moazen, Seyed Sajjadi Ani Nahapetian. AirDraw: Leveraging Smart Watch Motion Sensors for Mobile Human Computer Interactions. IEEE Conference Consumer Communications and Networking (CCNC), January 2016. pdf

C44. Allen Sarkisyan, Ryan Debbiny, Ani Nahapetian. WristSnoop: Smartphone PINs Prediction using Smartwatch Motion Sensors. IEEE Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS), November 2015. pdf

C43. Gladys Mae Garcia, Ani Nahapetian. Wearable Computing for Image-Based Indoor Navigation of the Visually Impaired. ACM Wireless Health, October 2015. pdf

C42. Dina Najeeb, Antonio Grass, Gladys Garcia, Ryan Debbiny and Ani Nahapetian. MindLogger: A Brain-Computer Interface for Word Building using Brainwaves. ACM Workshop on Mobile Medical Applications, held in conjuntion with Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (Sensys), November 2014. pdf

C41. Ranjitha Kashyap, Ani Nahapetian. Tweet Analysis for User Health Monitoring. IEEE International Conference on Wireless Mobile Communication and Healthcare (MobiHealth), November 2014. pdf

C40. Dina Najeeb, Ani Nahapetian. 2C Vision Game: Visual Acuity Self-Testing Using Mobile Devices. ACM International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets), September 2014. pdf

C39. Arsen Papisyan, Ani Nahapetian. LightVest: A Wearable Body Position Monitor Using Ambient and Infrared Light. ACM International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets), September 2014. pdf

C38. Kyeong Hoon Jung, Vinh Tran, Victor Gabrielian, Ani Nahapetian. Virtual Cuff: Multisensory Non-Intrusive Blood Pressure Monitoring. ACM International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets), September 2014. pdf

C37. Sheng Wei, James B Wendt, Ani Nahapetian, Miodrag Potkonjak. Reverse Engineering and Prevention Techniques for Physical Unclonable Functions Using Side Channels. Design Automation Conference (DAC), June 2014. (Best Paper Nominee) pdf

C36. Ashley Yu, Ani Nahapetian. Participatory Sensing for Fighting Food Deserts. ACM International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets), September 2013. pdf

C35. Davit Stepanyan, Ani Nahapetian. Addressing Responsiveness in Interactive, Pervasive Games. IEEE ICME 2013 - International Workshop on Networking Issues in Multimedia Entertainment (NIME13), July 2013. pdf

C34. Ani Nahapetian. Incorporating Development for Mobile Devices When Teaching Software Engineering. IEEE Engineering Design Education Conference (IEDEC), March 2013. pdf

C33. Sunghoon Ivan Lee, Jonathan Woodbridge, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh. MARHS: Mobility Assessment System with Remote Healthcare Functionality for Movement Disorders. ACM SIGHIT International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI), January 2012. pdf

C32. Sunghoon Ivan Lee, Charles Ling, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh. A Framework for Data Quality Estimation of On-Body Cardiac Sensor Networks. IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), January 2012. pdf

C31. Sheng Wei, Ani Nahapetian, Miodrag Potkonjak. Robust Passive Hardware Metering. International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), November 2011. pdf

C30. Armen Babakanian, Ani Nahapetian. Data Fusion for Movement Visualization in a Remote Health Monitoring System. IEEE International Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications, and Services (MobiCASE), October 2011. pdf

C29. Miodrag Potkonjak, Saro Meguerdichian, Ani Nahapetian, Sheng Wei. Differential Public Physically Unclonable Functions: Architecture and Applications. Design Automation Conference (DAC), June 2011. pdf

C28. Ani Nahapetian. Logic Design as an Entry Point for Non-engineers: Increasing Diversity in Microelectronics Education and Research. Conference on Microelectronics Systems Education (MSE), June 2011. pdf

C27. Ani Nahapetian. La Bella Figura: Making a Good Impression When Teaching Introduction to Programming to Non-engineers. CCSC Southwestern Conference, April 2011. pdf

C26. Myung-kyung Suh, Lorraine S. Evangelista, Chien-An Chen, Kyungsik Han, Jinha Kang, Michael Kai Tu, Victor Chen, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh. An Automated Vital Sign Monitoring System for Congestive Heart Failure Patients. ACM International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI), November 2010. pdf

C25. Myung-kyung Suh, Lorraine S. Evangelista, Victor Chen, Wen-Sao Hong, Jamie Macbeth, Ani Nahapetian, Florence-Joy Figueras, Majid Sarrafzadeh. WANDA B.: Weight and Activity with Blood Pressure Monitoring System for Heart Failure Patients. IEEE Workshop on Interdisciplinary Research on E-Health Services and Systems (IREHSS) held in conjunction with WoWMoM 2010, June 2010. pdf

C24. Jonathan Woodbridge, Hyduke Noshadi, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh. HIP: Health Integration Platform. IEEE PerHealth, Held in conjunction with PerCom, March 2010. pdf

C23. Kyle Dorman, Marjan Yahyanejad, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh, William McCarthy, William Kaiser. Nutrition Monitor: A Food Purchase and Consumption Monitoring Mobile System. Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications, and Services (MobiCASE), October 2009. pdf

C22. Myung-kyung Suh, KyuJoong Lee, Alfred Heu, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Bayesian Networks-Based Interval Training Guidance System for Cancer Rehabilitation. Conference on Mobile Computing, Applications, and Services (MobiCASE), October 2009. (Best Paper Award) pdf

C21. Miodrag Potkonjak, Ani Nahapetian, Michael Nelson, Tammara Massey. Hardware Trojan Horse Detection Using Gate-Level Characterization. Design Automation Conference (DAC), July 2009. pdf

C20. Myung-kyung Suh, KyuJoong Lee, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Interval Training Guidance System with Music and Wireless Group Exercise Motivations. IEEE Symposium on Industrial Embedded Systems (SIES), July 2009. pdf

C19. Michael Nelson, Ani Nahapetian, Farinaz Koushanfar, Miodrag Potkonjak. SVD-Based Ghost Circuitry Detection. Information Hiding (IH), June 2009. pdf

C18. Myung-kyung Suh, Mahsan Rofouei, Ani Nahapetian, William Kaiser, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Optimizing Interval Training Protocols Using Data Mining Decision Trees. IEEE Body Sensor Networks (BSN), June 2009. pdf

C17. Jonathan Woodbridge, Ani Nahapetian, Hyduke Noshadi, William Kaiser, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Wireless Health and the Smart Phone Conundrum. HCMDSS/MDPnP, Held in conjunction with IPSN, April 2009. pdf

C16. Mars Lan, Ani Nahapetian, Alireza Vahdatpour, Lawrence Au, William Kaiser, Majid Sarrafzadeh. SmartFall: An Automatic Fall Detection System Based on Subsequence Matching for the SmartCane. International Conference on Body Area Networks (BodyNets), April 2009. pdf

C15. Hyduke Noshadi, Shaun Ahmadian, Foad Dabiri, Ani Nahapetian, Thanos Stathopoulus, Maxim Batalin, William Kaiser, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Smart Shoe for Balance, Fall Risk Assessment and Applications in Wireless Health. Microsoft eScience Workshop, December 2008. pdf

C14. Ani Nahapetian. Bridging Classroom Heterogeneity: A Software Engineering Course and Projects. Informatics Education Europe (IEE), December 2008. pdf

C13. Ani Nahapetian, Foad Dabiri, Miodrag Potkonjak, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Optimization for Real-Time Systems with Non-Convex Power-Speed Models. Workshop on Power and Timing Modeling, Optimization and Simulation (PATMOS), September 2007. pdf

C12. Foad Dabiri, Ani Nahapetian, Miodrag Potkonjak, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Soft Error-Aware Power Optimization using Gate Sizing. Workshop on Power and Timing Modeling, Optimization and Simulation (PATMOS), September 2007. pdf

C11. Ani Nahapetian, Sabah Chaudhry, Foad Dabiri, Tammara Massey, Hyduke Noshadi, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Wireless Body Sensor Enhanced Tracking for Extended In-Home Care. Workshop on Wireless Sensor Networks for Health Care (WSNHC), June 2007. pdf

C10. Ani Nahapetian, Paolo Lombardo, Andrea Acquaviva, Luca Benini, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Dynamic Reconfiguration in Sensor Networks with Regenerative Energy Sources. Design Automation and Test Europe (DATE), April 2007. pdf slides

C9. Foad Dabiri, Roozbeh Jafari, Ani Nahapetian,Majid Sarrafzadeh. A Unified Optimal Voltage Selection Methodology for Low-power Systems. International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), March 2007. pdf

C8. Taraneh Taghavi, Ani Nahapetian,Majid Sarrafzadeh. System Level Estimation of Interconnect Length in the Presence of IP Blocks. International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), March 2007. pdf

C7. Taraneh Taghavi, Foad Dabiri, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Congestion Prediction. Workshop on System Level Interconnect Prediction (SLIP), March 2007. pdf

C6. Majid Sarrafzadeh, Foad Dabiri, Roozbeh Jafari, Tammara Massey, Ani Nahapetian. Low Power Lightweight Embedded Systems. International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), October 2006. pdf

C5. Foad Dabiri, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh. General Delay Budgeting on Directed Acyclic Graphs with Applications in CAD. Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics 27, pp. 95-96, 2006. pdf

C4. Ani Nahapetian, Foad Dabiri, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Energy Minimization and Reliability for Wearable Medical Applications. International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), August 2006. pdf

C3. Philip Brisk, Jamie Macbeth, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh.A Dictionary Construction Technique for Code Compression Systems with Echo Instructions. Conference on Languages, Compilers, and Tools for Embedded Systems (LCTES), June 2005. pdf

C2. Philip Brisk, Ani Nahapetian, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Instruction Selection for Compilers that Target Architectures with Echo Instructions. International Workshop on Software and Compilers for Embedded Systems (SCOPES), September 2004. pdf slides

C1. Ani Nahapetian, Soheil Ghiasi, Majid Sarrafzadeh. Task Scheduling on Heterogeneous Resources with Heterogeneous Reconfiguration Costs. Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS): Special Session on Synthesis for Programmable System, November 2003. pdf

Patents and Patent Applications

P2. Majid Sarrafzadeh, William J. Kaiser, Ani Nahapetian, Alireza Vahdatpour, Mahsan Rofouei. Method, System, and Apparatus for Pressure Image Registration. US Patent App. 20130121544.

P1. Miodrag Potkonjak, Ani Nahapetian. Semantic Medical Devices. US Patent 9262589.

PA1. William J. Kaiser, Majid Sarrafzadeh, Denise Aberle, Maxim Batalin, Alireza Mehrnia, Ani Nahapetian, James Sayre. Distributed External and Internal Wireless Sensor Systems for Characterization of Surface and Subsurface Biomedical Structure and Condition. US Patent App. 20120190989.


Ani Nahapetian. Algorithms for Embedded Systems with Health Applications. Doctoral Dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles, 2007.


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