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Ulugbek S. Kamilov

Research Scientist

Computational Sensing
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL)

201 Broadway, 8th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Publications

Journal

  1. 2017. "Motion-Adaptive Depth Superresolution"
    U. S. Kamilov and P. T. Boufounos
    IEEE Trans. Image Process, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 1723-1731, April 2017
    [doi:10.1109/tip.2017.2658944]

  2. 2017. "A Parallel Proximal Algorithm for Anisotropic Total Variation Minimization"
    U. S. Kamilov
    IEEE Trans. Image Process., vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 539-548, February 2017
    [doi:10.1109/tip.2016.2629449] [merl:tr2017-002]

  3. 2017. "Inference for Generalized Linear Models via Alternating Directions and Bethe Free Energy Minimization"
    S. Rangan, A. K. Fletcher, P. Schniter, and U. S. Kamilov
    IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory., vol. 63, no. 1, pp. 676-697, January 2017
    [doi:10.1109/tit.2016.2619373] [arXiv:1501.01797]

  4. 2016. "A Recursive Born Approach to Nonlinear Inverse Scattering"
    U. S. Kamilov, D. Liu, H. Mansour, and P. T. Boufounos
    IEEE Signal Process. Letters, vol. 23, no. 8, pp. 1052-1056, August 2016
    [doi:10.1109/lsp.2016.2579647] [arXiv:1603.03768] [merl:tr2016-57]

  5. 2016. "Learning optimal nonlinearities for iterative thresholding algorithms"
    U. S. Kamilov and H. Mansour
    IEEE Signal Process. Letters, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 747-751, May 2016
    [doi:10.1109/lsp.2016.2548245] [arXiv:1512.04754] [merl:tr2016-39]

  6. 2016. "Optical tomographic image reconstruction based on beam propagation and sparse regularization"
    U. S. Kamilov, I. N. Papadopoulos, M. H. Shoreh, A. Goy, C. Vonesch, M. Unser, and D. Psaltis
    IEEE Trans. Comput. Imag., vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 59-70, March 2016
    [doi:10.1109/tci.2016.2519261]

  7. 2015. "Learning Approach to Optical Tomography"
    U. S. Kamilov, I. N. Papadopoulos, M. H. Shoreh, A. Goy, C. Vonesch, M. Unser, and D. Psaltis
    Optica, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 517-522, June 2015
    [doi:10.1364/optica.2.000517]

  8. 2015. "Isotropic inverse-problem approach for two-dimensional phase unwrapping"
    U. S. Kamilov, I. N. Papadopoulos, M. H. Shoreh, D. Psaltis, and M. Unser
    J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 1092-1100, June 2015
    [doi:10.1364/josaa.32.001092] [arXiv:1503.04744] [big:kamilov1502] [code]

  9. 2014. "Variational Justification of Cycle Spinning for Wavelet-Based Solutions of Inverse Problems"
    U. S. Kamilov, E. Bostan, and M. Unser
    IEEE Signal Process. Letters, vol. 21, no. 11, pp. 1326-1330, November 2014
    [doi:10.1109/lsp.2014.2334306] [big:kamilov1402]

  10. 2014. "Approximate Message Passing with Consistent Parameter Estimation and Applications to Sparse Learning"
    U. S. Kamilov, S. Rangan, A. K. Fletcher, and M. Unser
    IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory., vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 2969-2985, May 2014
    [doi:10.1109/tit.2014.2309005] [big:kamilov1401] [code]

  11. 2013. "Sparse Stochastic Processes and Discretization of Linear Inverse Problems"
    E. Bostan, U. S. Kamilov, M. Nilchian, and M. Unser
    IEEE Trans. Image Process., vol. 22, no. 7, pp. 2699-2710, July 2013
    [doi:10.1109/tip.2013.2255305] [big:bostan1303]

  12. 2013. "Bayesian Denoising: From MAP to MMSE Using Consistent Cycle Spinning"
    A. Kazerouni, U. S. Kamilov, E. Bostan, and M. Unser
    IEEE Signal Process. Letters, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 249-252, March 2013
    [doi:10.1109/lsp.2013.2242061] [big:kazerouni1301] [supplement] [code]

  13. 2013. "Bayesian Estimation for Continuous-Time Sparse Stochastic Processes"
    A. Amini, U. S. Kamilov, E. Bostan, and M. Unser
    IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 61, no. 4, pp. 907-920, February 2013
    [doi:10.1109/tsp.2012.2226446] [big:amini1301] [code]

  14. 2012. "MMSE Estimation of Sparse Lévy Processes"
    U. S. Kamilov, P. Pad, A. Amini, and M. Unser
    IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 61, no. 1, pp. 137-147, January 2013
    [doi:10.1109/tsp.2012.2222394] [big:kamilov1206] [code]

  15. 2012. "Message-Passing De-Quantization with Applications to Compressed Sensing"
    U. S. Kamilov, V. K. Goyal, and S. Rangan
    IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 60, no. 12, pp. 6270-6281, December 2012
    [doi:10.1109/tsp.2012.2217334] [arXiv:1105.6368] [big:kamilov1205] [code]

  16. 2012. "One-Bit Measurements with Adaptive Thresholds"
    U. S. Kamilov, A. Bourquard, A. Amini, and M. Unser
    IEEE Signal Process. Letters, vol. 19, no. 10, pp. 607-610, October 2012
    [doi:10.1109/lsp.2012.2209640] [big:kamilov1204] [code]

  17. 2012. "Wavelet Shrinkage with Consistent Cycle Spinning Generalizes Total Variation Denoising"
    U. S. Kamilov, E. Bostan, and M. Unser
    IEEE Signal Process. Letters, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 187-190, April 2012
    [doi:10.1109/lsp.2012.2185929] [big:kamilov1201] [supplement] [code]

Conference, symposium, and workshop

  1. 2017. "Learning Convolutional Proximal Filters"
    U. S. Kamilov, H. Mansour, and D. Liu
    Proc. 7th Workshop on Signal Process. with Adaptive Sparse Structured Representations (SPARS 2017) (Lisbon, Portugal, June 5-8) in press

  2. 2017. "A Kaczmarz Method for Low Rank Matrix Recovery"
    H. Mansour, U. S. Kamilov, and O. Yilmaz
    Proc. 7th Workshop on Signal Process. with Adaptive Sparse Structured Representations (SPARS 2017) (Lisbon, Portugal, June 5-8) in press

  3. 2017. "Compressive Imaging with Iterative Forward Models"
    H.-Y. Liu, U. S. Kamilov, D. Liu, H. Mansour, and P. T. Boufounos
    Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Process. (ICASSP 2017) (New Orleans, USA, March 5-9), in press
    [arXiv:1610.01852]
    • IEEE ICASSP 2017 Student Award finalist.

  4. 2017. "Optical Tomography based on a Nonlinear Model that Handles Multiple Scattering"
    M. H. Shoreh, A. Goy, J. Lim, U. S. Kamilov, M. Unser, and D. Psaltis
    Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Process. (ICASSP 2017) (New Orleans, USA, March 5-9), in press.

  5. 2017. "Learning Bayesian Optimal FISTA with Error Backpropagation"
    U. S. Kamilov and H. Mansour
    Proc. International Biomedical and Astronomical Signal Processing Frontiers Workshop (BASP 2017) (Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland, January 29-February 3), p. 66
    [basp-proc-2017]

  6. 2016. "Compressive Tomographic Radar Imaging with Total Variation Regularization"
    D. Liu, U. S. Kamilov, and P. T. Boufounos
    Proc. IEEE 4th International Workshop on Compressed Sensing Theory and its Applications to Radar, Sonar, and Remote Sensing (CoSeRa 2016) (Aachen, Germany, September 19-22), pp. 120-123
    [doi:10.1109/cosera.2016.7745712] [merl:tr2016-091]

  7. 2016. "Coherent Distributed Array Imaging under Unknown Position Perturbations"
    D. Liu, U. S. Kamilov, and P. T. Boufounos
    Proc. IEEE 4th International Workshop on Compressed Sensing Theory and its Applications to Radar, Sonar, and Remote Sensing (CoSeRa 2016) (Aachen, Germany, September 19-22), pp. 105-109
    [doi:10.1109/cosera.2016.7745709] [merl:tr2016-092]

  8. 2016. "Online Blind Deconvolution for Sequential Through-the-Wall-Radar-Imaging"
    H. Mansour, U. S. Kamilov, D. Liu, P. Orlik, P. T. Boufounos, K. Parsons, and A. Vetro
    Proc. IEEE 4th International Workshop on Compressed Sensing Theory and its Applications to Radar, Sonar, and Remote Sensing (CoSeRa 2016) (Aachen, Germany, September 19-22), pp. 61-65
    [doi:10.1109/cosera.2016.7745700] [merl:tr2016-093]

  9. 2016. "Learning MMSE Optimal Thresholds for FISTA"
    U. S. Kamilov and H. Mansour
    Proc. 3rd International Traveling Workshop on Interactions between Sparse models and Technology (iTWIST 2016) (Aalborg, Denmark, August 24-26), p. 42
    [arXiv:1609.04167] [merl:tr2016-111]

  10. 2016. "Minimizing Isotropic Total Variation without Subiterations"
    U. S. Kamilov
    Proc. 3rd International Traveling Workshop on Interactions between Sparse models and Technology (iTWIST 2016) (Aalborg, Denmark, August 24-26), p. 39
    [arXiv:1609.04167] [merl:tr2016-109]

  11. 2016. "Learning From Examples in Optical Imaging"
    U. S. Kamilov, I. Papadopoulos, M. Hashemi, A. Goy, M. Unser, and D. Psaltis
    Proc. OSA Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging Conference (COSI 2016) (Heidelberg, Germany, July 25-28), CT1D.1.
    [doi:10.1364/cosi.2016.ct1d.1]

  12. 2016. "Depth Superresolution using Motion Adaptive Regularization"
    U. S. Kamilov and P. T. Boufounos
    Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Multimedia & Expo Workshops (ICMEW 2016) (Seattle, WA, USA, July 11-15), pp. 1-6.
    [doi:10.1109/icmew.2016.7574677] [merl:tr2016-090]

  13. 2016. "Parallel proximal methods for total variation minimization"
    U. S. Kamilov
    Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Process. (ICASSP 2016) (Shanghai, China, March 20-25), pp. 4697—4701
    [doi:10.1109/icassp.2016.7472568] [arXiv:1510.00466] [merl:tr2016-007:]

  14. 2016. "Autocalibration of Lidar and Optical Cameras via Edge Alignment"
    J. Castorena, U. S. Kamilov, and P. T. Boufounos
    Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Process. (ICASSP 2016) (Shanghai, China, March 20-25), pp. 2862—2866
    [doi:10.1109/icassp.2016.7472200] [merl:tr2016-009]

  15. 2016. "Multipath Removal by Online Blind Deconvolution in Through-the-Wall-Imaging"
    H. Mansour and U. S. Kamilov
    Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Process. (ICASSP 2016) (Shanghai, China, March 20-25), pp. 3106—3110
    [doi:10.1109/icassp.2016.7472249] [merl:tr2016-006]

  16. 2015. "Extended Target Localization with Total-Variation Denoising in Through-the-Wall-Imaging"
    H. Handa, H. Mansour, D. Liu, and U. S. Kamilov
    Proc. Int. Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Process. (CAMSAP 2015) (Cancun, Mexico, December 13-16), pp. 445–448
    [doi:10.1109/camsap.2015.7383832] [merl:tr2015-139]

  17. 2015. "Sparsity-Driven Distributed Array Imaging"
    D. Liu, U. S. Kamilov, and P. T. Boufounos
    Proc. Int. Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Process. (CAMSAP 2015) (Cancun, Mexico, December 13-16), pp. 441–444
    [doi:10.1109/camsap.2015.7383831] [merl:tr2015-140]

  18. 2015. "Inference for Generalized Linear Models via Alternating Directions and Bethe Free Energy Minimization"
    S. Rangan, A. K. Fletcher, P. Schniter, and U. S. Kamilov
    Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Inform. Theory (ISIT 2015) (Hong Kong, June 14-19), pp. 1640–1644
    [doi:10.1109/isit.2015.7282734] [arXiv:1501.01797]

  19. 2013. "Sparse Image Deconvolution with Message Passing"
    U. S. Kamilov, A. Bourquard, and M. Unser
    Proc. Workshop on Signal Process. with Adaptive Sparse Structured Representations (SPARS 2013) (Lausanne, Switzerland, July 8-11)
    [big:kamilov1302]

  20. 2013. "Consistent Discretization of Linear Inverse Problems using Sparse Stochastic Processes"
    E. Bostan, U. S. Kamilov, M. Nilchian, and M. Unser
    Proc. Workshop on Signal Process. with Adaptive Sparse Structured Representations (SPARS 2013) (Lausanne, Switzerland, July 8-11)
    [big:bostan1304]

  21. 2013. "MAP Estimators for Self-Similar Sparse Stochastic Models"
    E. Bostan, J. Fageot, U. S. Kamilov, and M. Unser
    Proc. International Conference on Sampling Theory and Applications (SAMPTA 2013) (Bremen, Germany, July 1-5), pp. 197—199
    [sampta2013:p197] [big:bostan1302]

  22. 2013. "Autocalibrated Signal Reconstruction from Linear Measurements using Adaptive GAMP"
    U. S. Kamilov, A. Bourquard, E. Bostan, and M. Unser
    Proc. IEEE. Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Process. (ICASSP 2013) (Vancouver, Canada, May 26-31), pp. 5925-5928
    [doi:10.1109/icassp.2013.6638801] [big:kamilov1301]

  23. 2013. "Benefits of Consistency in Image Denoising with Steerable Wavelets"
    B. Tekin, U. S. Kamilov, E. Bostan, and M. Unser
    Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Process. (ICASSP 2013) (Vancouver, Canada, May 26-31), pp. 1355-1358
    [doi:10.1109/icassp.2013.6637872] [big:tekin1301]

  24. 2012. "Approximate Message Passing with Consistent Parameter Estimation and Applications to Sparse Learning"
    U. S. Kamilov, S. Rangan, A. K. Fletcher, and M. Unser
    Proc. Ann. Conf. Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2012) (Lake Tahoe, Nevada, December 3-6), pp. 2447-2455
    [nips:4498] [big:kamilov1207]
    • Acceptance rate: 370/1467 = 25%.

  25. 2012. "The Analog Formulation of Sparsity Implies Infinite Divisibility and Rules Out Bernoulli-Gaussian Priors"
    A. Amini, U. S. Kamilov, and M. Unser
    Proc. IEEE Information Theory Workshop 2012 (ITW 2012) (Lausanne, Switzerland, September 3-7), pp. 687-691
    [doi:10.1109/itw.2012.6404765] [big:amini1203]

  26. 2012. "Reconstruction of Biomedical Images and Sparse Stochastic Modeling"
    E. Bostan, U. S. Kamilov, and M. Unser
    Proc. Int. Symp. Biomedical Imaging 2012 (ISBI 2012) (Barcelona, Spain, May 2-5), pp. 880-883
    [doi:10.1109/isbi.2012.6235689] [big:bostan1201]

  27. 2012. "MMSE Denoising of Sparse Lévy Processes via Message Passing"
    U. S. Kamilov, A. Amini, and M. Unser
    Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Process. (ICASSP 2012) (Kyoto, Japan, March 25-30), pp. 3637-3640
    [doi:10.1109/ICASSP.2012.6288704] [big:kamilov1203]

  28. 2012. "Generalized Total Variation Denoising via Augmented Lagrangian Cycle Spinning with Haar Wavelets"
    U. S. Kamilov, E. Bostan, and M. Unser
    Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Process. (ICASSP 2012) (Kyoto, Japan, March 25-30), pp. 909-912
    [doi:10.1109/icassp.2012.6288032] [big:kamilov1202]

  29. 2012. "Bayesian Denoising of Generalized Poisson Processes with Finite Rate of Innovation"
    A. Amini, U. S. Kamilov, and M. Unser
    Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Process. (ICASSP 2012) (Kyoto, Japan, March 25-30), pp. 3629-3632
    [doi:10.1109/icassp.2012.6288702] [big:amini1202]

  30. 2011. "Generalized Approximate Message Passing Estimation from Quantized Samples"
    U. S. Kamilov, V. K. Goyal, and S. Rangan
    Proc. 4th Int. Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Process. (CAMSAP 2011) (San Juan, Puerto Rico, December 13-16), pp. 401-404
    [10.1109/camsap.2011.6136027] [nyu-link]
    • CAMSAP 2011 Student Paper Award finalist.

  31. 2011. "Message-Passing Estimation from Quantized Samples"
    U. S. Kamilov, V. K. Goyal, and S. Rangan
    Proc. 4th Workshop on Signal Process. with Adaptive Sparse Structured Representations (SPARS 2011) (Edinburgh, United Kingdom, June 27-June 30), p. 58
    [link]

  32. 2011. "Optimal Quantization for Compressive Sensing under Message Passing Reconstruction"
    U. S. Kamilov, V. K. Goyal, and S. Rangan
    Proc. 2011 IEEE Int. Symp. Inform. Theory (ISIT 2011) (Saint-Petersburg, Russia, July 31-August 5), pp. 390-394
    [doi:isit.2011.6034168] [mit-link]

Thesis

  1. 2015. "Sparsity-Driven Statistical Inference for Inverse Problems"
    U. S. Kamilov
    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, EPFL Thesis no. 6545 (2015), 198 p., March 27, 2015
    [doi:10.5075/epfl-thesis-6545] [big:kamilov1501]

  2. 2011. "Optimal Quantization for Compressive Sensing with Relaxed Belief Propagation"
    U. S. Kamilov
    Master's Thesis EPFL/MIT, April 2011
    [mit-link]

Patents

  1. 2015. "System and Method for Through-the-Wall-Radar-Imaging using Total-Variation Denoising"
    with H. Handa, H. Mansour, and D. Liu, July 22, 2015. [link]

  2. 2015. "System and Method for Radar Imaging Using Distributed Arrays and Compressive Sensing"
    with D. Liu and P. T. Boufounos, July 7, 2015.