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Journal Papers

  • O. R. Shishvan, D.-S. Zois, T. Soyata, "Medical Cyberphysical Systems: A Survey," in preparation.

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Raginsky, "Active Object Detection on Graphs via Locally Informative Trees," long version in preparation.

  • D.-S. Zois, U. Mitra, "Active State Tracking with Sensing Costs: Analysis of Two-States and Methods for n-States," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 65, no. 11, pp. 2828-2843, June 2017. pdf

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Levorato, U. Mitra, "Active Classification for POMDPs: a Kalman-like State Estimator," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 62, no. 23, pp. 6209-6224, December 2014. pdf

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Levorato, U. Mitra, "Energy-Efficient, Heterogeneous Sensor Selection for Physical Activity Detection in Wireless Body Area Networks," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 1581-1594, April 2013. pdf

  • U. Mitra, A. Emken, S. Lee, M. Li, V. Rozgic, G. Thatte, H. Vathsangam, D.-S. Zois, M. Annavaram, S. Narayanan, M. Levorato, D. Spruijt-Metz, G. S. Sukhatme, "KNOW-ME: a Case Study in Wireless Body Area Sensor Network Design," IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 50, no. 5, pp. 116-125, May 2012. pdf

Chapters in Books

  • C. Chelmis, D.-S. Zois, "Order-of-Magnitude Popularity Estimation of Pirated Content," Social Network Analysis Lecture Notes, Springer, 2017. (accepted)

  • D.-S. Zois, S. Lee, M. Annavaram, U. Mitra, "Pervasive Computing in Medicine: From Electronic Health Records to Nanomedicine," John Wiley & Sons, 2015.

  • D.-S. Zois, G. Roumeliotis, V. Kekatos, K. Berberidis, "Information Transmitting Systems," Patras, Greece, April 2008. (in Greek)

Conference & Workshop Papers

  • M. Zheleva, P. Bogdanov, D.-S. Zois, W. Xiong, R. Chandra, M. Kimball, "Smallholder Agriculture in the Information Age: Limits and Opportunities," in Proceedings of Third ACM Workshop on Computing within Limits (LIMITS), Santa Barbara, CA, June 22-24, 2017. pdf

  • D.-S. Zois, "Sequential Decision-Making in Healthcare IoT: Real-Time Health Monitoring, Treatments and Interventions," in Proceedings of IEEE 3rd World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), Reston, VA, December 12-14, 2016. pdf

  • P. Guan, M. Raginsky, R. Willett, D.-S. Zois, "Regret minimization algorithms for single–controller zero–sum stochastic games," in Proceedings of 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Las Vegas, NV, December 12-14, 2016. pdf

  • D.-S. Zois, U. Demiryurek, U. Mitra, "A POMDP approach for active collision detection via networked sensors," in Proceedings of Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 6-9, 2016. (invited) pdf

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Raginsky, "Active Object Detection on Graphs via Locally Informative Trees," in Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning (MLSP), Vietri sul Mare, Salerno, Italy, September 13-16, 2016. pdf

  • D.-S. Zois, U. Mitra, "Controlled Sensing: A Myopic Fisher Information Sensor Selection Strategy," in Proceedings of IEEE Globecom, Austin, TX, December 8-12, 2014. pdf

  • D.-S. Zois, U. Mitra, "A Weiss–Weinstein Lower Bound Based Sensing Strategy for Active State Tracking," in Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2014), Honolulu, HI, June 29 - July 4, 2014. pdf

  • D.-S. Zois, U. Mitra, "On the Properties of Nonlinear POMDPs for Active State Tracking," in Proceedings of 1st IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP 2013), Austin, TX, December 3-5, 2013. (invited) pdf

  • D.-S. Zois, U. Mitra, "A Unified Framework for Energy Efficient Physical Activity Tracking," in Proceedings of Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 3-6, 2013. (invited) pdf

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Levorato, U. Mitra, "Non-linear smoothers for discrete-time, finite-state Markov chains," in Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2013), Istanbul, Turkey, July 7-12, 2013. pdf

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Levorato, U. Mitra, "Kalman-like state tracking and control in POMDPs with applications to Body Sensing Networks," in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2013), Vancouver, Canada, May 26-31, 2013. pdf

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Levorato, U. Mitra, "Heterogeneous Time-Resource Allocation in Wireless Body Area Networks for Green, Maximum Likelihood Activity Detection," in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2012), Ottawa, Canada, June 10-15, 2012. pdf

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Levorato, U. Mitra, "A POMDP Framework for Heterogeneous Sensor Selection in Wireless Body Area Networks," in Proceedings of 31st Annual International Conference on Computer Communications Mini-conference (INFOCOM 2012), Orlando, FL, March 25-30, 2012. pdf (Acceptance Rate: 25.5%)

Posters & Abstracts

  • C. Chelmis, D.-S. Zois, M. Yao, "If Networks Could Talk: Understanding the Patterns and Characteristics of Cyberbullying," KDD Workshop on Data-Driven Discovery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, August 14, 2017.

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Levorato and U. Mitra, "Kalman-like state tracking and control in POMDPs with applications to body sensing networks," 2013 EE Research Festival, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, February 6, 2013. (USC EE Best Poster Award)

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Levorato and U. Mitra, "Controlled sensing meets Kalman: smoothing in partially observed environments," 2013 Information Theory and Applications (ITA) Workshop, San Diego, CA, February 10-15, 2013. (Invited Graduation Day poster)

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Levorato and U. Mitra, "Unified herding of CaTs: Control and Tracking in POMDPs with Gaussian Observations," 2013 Information Theory and Applications (ITA) Workshop, San Diego, CA, February 10-15, 2013. (Invited Presentation)

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Levorato and U. Mitra, "Recursive estimation of hidden Markov chains via POMDPs," CSI's 30th Anniversary Conference and Celebration, USC Davidson Conference Center, Los Angeles, CA, November 29-30, 2012.

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Levorato and U. Mitra, "Recursive Kalman-type state estimation within a POMDP framework," Cognitive and Algorithmic Decision-Making Workshop, Monticello, IL, October 5-6, 2012. (Invited Presentation)

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Levorato and U. Mitra, "Energy-Efficient, Heterogeneous Sensor Selection for Physical Activity Detection in Wireless Body Area Networks," 2012 EE Research Festival, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, April 20, 2012.

  • D.-S. Zois, M. Levorato and U. Mitra, "POMDP Framework for Optimal Sensor Selection and Activity Detection in Wireless Body Area Networks," 3rd International Workshop in Sequential Methodologies (IWSM 2011), Stanford University, Stanford, CA, June 14-16, 2011. (Invited Presentation)

  • D.-S. Zois and U. Mitra, "Optimal Sensor Selection for Multihypothesis Physical Activity Detection in Wireless Body Area Networks," 2011 EE Research Festival, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, April 29, 2011.

  • D.-S. Zois and U. Mitra, "Sleep Schedules for Energy Efficient Activity Detection in a Wireless Body Area Network," 2010 School of Information Theory, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, August 5-8, 2010.