My Papers

[1] W. A. Gardner and C. M. Spooner, “Signal Interception: Performance Advantages of Cyclic Feature Detectors,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 40, No. 1, Jan. 1992, pp. 149-159.

[2] W. A. Gardner and C. M. Spooner, “Comparison of Auto- and Cross-Correlation Methods for Signal-Selective TDOA Estimation,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 40, No. 10, Oct. 1992, pp. 2606-2608.

[3] C. M. Spooner and W. A. Gardner, “Robust Feature Detection for Signal Interception,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 42, No. 5, May 1994, pp. 2165-2173.

[4] W. A. Gardner and C. M. Spooner, “Detection and Source Location of Weak Cyclostationary Signals: Simplifications of the Maximum-Likelihood Receiver,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 41, No. 6, June 1993, pp. 905-916.

[5] W. A. Gardner and C. M. Spooner, “The Cumulant Theory of Cyclostationary Time-Series, Part I: Foundation,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 42, No. 12, Dec. 1994, pp. 3387-3408.

[6] C. M. Spooner and W. A. Gardner, “The Cumulant Theory of Cyclostationary Time-Series, Part II: Development and Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 42, No. 12, Dec. 1994, pp. 3409-3429.

[7] A. Napolitano and C. M. Spooner, “Median-Based Cyclic Polyspectrum Estimation,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 48, No. 5, May 2000, pp. 1462-1466.

[8] A. Napolitano and C. M. Spooner, “Cyclic Spectral Analysis of Continuous-Phase Modulated Signals,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 49, No. 1, Jan. 2001, pp. 30-44.

[9] A. Punchihewa, Q. Zhang, O. A. Dobre, C. M. Spooner, S. Rajan, and R. Inkol, “On the Cyclostationarity of OFDM and Single Carrier Linearly Digitally Modulated Signals in Time Dispersive Channels: Theoretical Developments and Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 9, No. 8, August 2010, pp 2588-2599.

[10] P. H. Sahmel, J. H. Reed, and C. M. Spooner, “Eigenspace Approach to Specific Emitter Identification,” Frequenz, December 2010.

[11] C. M. Spooner and N. Khambekar, “A Signal-Processing Perspective on Signal-Statistics Exploitation in Cognitive Radio,” Journal of Communications, Vol. 7, No. 7, July 2012.

[12] C. M. Spooner, “Performance Evaluation of Detectors for Cyclostationary Signals,” MS Thesis, University of California, Davis, June 1998.

[13] C. M. Spooner, “Theory and Application of Higher-Order Cyclostationarity,” Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Davis, June 1992.

[14] C. M. Spooner, “Higher-Order Statistics for Nonlinear Processing of Cyclostationary Signals,” Chapter in Cyclostationarity in Communications and Signal Processing, New York: IEEE Press, 1994, pp. 91-167.

[15] W. A. Gardner and C. M. Spooner, “Cyclostationary Signal Processing,” Chapter in Control and Dynamic Systems, Vol. 65, Stochastic Techniques in Digital Signal Processing Systems, Part 2 of 2, New York: Academic Press, 1994, pp. 1-92.

[16] C. M. Spooner and R. B. Nicholls, “Spectrum Sensing Based on Spectral Correlation,” Chapter 18 in Cognitive Radio Technology, Second Edition, Ed. Bruce Fette, 2009.

[17] W. A. Gardner and C. M. Spooner, “Cyclic Spectral Analysis for Signal Detection and Modulation Recognition,” Proceedings of the Conference on Military Communications (MILCOM), San Diego, CA, Oct. 1988, pp. 419-423.

[18] W. A. Gardner and C. M. Spooner, “Higher-Order Cyclostationarity, Cyclic Cumulants, and Cyclic Polyspectra,” Proceedings of the International Symposium on Information Theory and Its Applications (ISITA), Honolulu, HI, Nov. 27-30, 1990, pp. 355-358.

[19] C. M. Spooner and W. A. Gardner, “Estimation of Cyclic Polyspectra,” (invited paper) Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 4-6, 1991, pp. 370-376.

[20] C. M. Spooner and W. A. Gardner, “An Overview of the Theory of Higher-Order Cyclostationarity,” Proceedings of the Workshop on Nonstationary Stochastic Processes, Singapore: World Scientific, 1992, pp. 110-125.

[21] C. M. Spooner and W. A. Gardner, “Exploitation of Higher-Order Cyclostationarity for Weak-Signal Detection and Time-Delay Estimation,” Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on Statistical Signal & Array Processing, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Oct. 7-9, 1992, pp. 197 -201.

[22] C. M. Spooner and W. A. Gardner, “Performance Evaluation of Cyclic Polyspectrum Estimators,” (invited paper) Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Oct. 26-28, 1992, pp. 477-483.

[23] G. Fong, C. M. Spooner, and W. A. Gardner, “An Algorithm for Further Improvements in Signal-Selective Time-Difference Estimation,” Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Cyclostationary Signals, Monterey, CA, Aug. 1-2, 1994, pp. 10.1-10.7.

[24] C. M. Spooner, “An Overview of Recent Developments in Cyclostationary Signal Processing,” Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Cyclostationary Signals, Monterey, CA, Aug. 1-2, 1994, pp. 1.1-1.17.

[25] C. M. Spooner, “Classification of Cochannel Communication Signals using Cyclic Cumulants,” (invited paper) Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 1995, pp. 531-536.

[26] C. M. Spooner, W. A. Brown, and G. K. Yeung, “Automatic Radio-Frequency Environment Analysis,” Proceedings of the Thirty-Fourth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Oct. 31, 2000.

[27] C. M. Spooner, M. P. Clark, and L. T. McWhorter, “Wavelet-Based Compression of HRR Radar Data for Moving Targets,’’ Proceedings of the Thirty-Fourth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Oct. 31, 2000.

[28] C. M. Spooner, “On the Utility of Sixth-Order Cyclic Cumulants for RF Signal Classification,” Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Nov. 4-7, 2001.

[29] C. M. Spooner, “Applications of Local Discriminant Bases to HRR-Based ATR,” Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Nov. 4-7, 2001.

[30] K. Kim, I. A. Akbar, K. K. Bae, J. Um, C. M. Spooner, and J. H. Reed, “Cyclostationary Approaches to Signal Detection and Classification in Cognitive Radio,” Proceedings of DySPAN 2007.

[31] C. M. Spooner, “Filterbanks for Adaptive Transmit Filtering,” Proceedings of MILCOM 2007, Orlando FL, October 2007.

[32] C. M. Spooner, “Multi-Resolution White-Space Detection for Cognitive Radio,” Proceedings of MILCOM 2007, Orlando FL, October 2007.

[33] K. Kim, C. M. Spooner, I. Akbar, and J. H. Reed, “Specific Emitter Identification in Cognitive Radio Applications,” Global Communications Conference 2008, New Orleans, LA, December 2008.

[34] N. Khambekar, C. M. Spooner, and V. Chaudhary, “Listen-While-Talk for Primary User Protection,” Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Budapest, Hungary, April 2009.

[35] C. M. Spooner and N. Khambekar, “Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio: A Signal Processing Perspective on Signal-Statistics Exploitation,” Invited Position Paper for the International Conference on Computing, Networking, and Communications, Maui, Hawaii, January 2012.

[36] C. M. Spooner, E. Viirre, and B. Chase, “From Explicit to Implicit Speech Recognition,” Invited Paper in Proceedings of the 2013 HCI International Conference, Las Vegas, NV, July 2013.

[37] D. L. Knepp, C. M. Spooner, and M. A. Hausman, “A Wideband Channel Probe for Space Situational Awareness,” 2013 Beacon Satellite Symposium, Bath, UK, July 8-10, 2013.

[38] C. M. Spooner, A. N. Mody, J. Chuang, and M. P. Anthony, “Tunnelized Cyclostationary Processing: A Novel Approach to Low-Energy Spectrum Sensing,” Invited Paper in Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference on Military Communications (MILCOM ’13), San Diego, CA, November 2013.

[39] N. Khambekar, C. M. Spooner, and V. Chaudhary, “On Improving Serviceability with Quantified Dynamic Spectrum Access,” Proceedings of DySPAN 2014, McLean, VA, April 2014.

[40] N. Khambekar, C. M. Spooner, and V. Chaudhary, “Estimating the Use of Spectrum for Defining and Enforcing the Spectrum Access Rights,” Proceedings of MILCOM, Tampa, FL, October 2015.

[41] N. Khambekar, C. M. Spooner, and V. Chaudhary, “Characterization of the Missed Spectrum-Access Opportunities Under Dynamic Spectrum Sharing,” Proceedings of COMSNETS, Bangalore, India, January 2016.

[42] N. Khambekar, C. M. Spooner, and V. Chaudhary, “MUSE: A Methodology for Quantifying Spectrum Usage,” Proceedings of Globecom 2016, December 4-8, 2016, Washington, DC.

[43] C. M. Spooner and A. N. Mody, “Wideband Cyclostationary Signal Processing Using Sparse Subsets of Narrowband Subchannels,” IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 162-176, June 2018.

[44] C. M. Spooner, A. N. Mody, J. Chuang, and J. Petersen, “Modulation Recognition Using Second- and Higher-Order Cyclostationarity,” Proceedings of DySPAN 2017, Battle of the ModRecs Workshop,  March 2017.

[45] M. Carrick, J. H. Reed, and C. M. Spooner, “Paramorphic Multicarrier Waveforms and Demodulators for Interference Mitigation,” EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, January 2018.

[46] M. Carrick, J. H. Reed, and C. M. Spooner, “Mitigating Linear-Frequency-Modulated Pulsed Radar Interference to OFDM,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 1146-1159, June 2019.

[47] J. Hofmann, A. Knopp, C. M. Spooner, G. Minelli, and J. Newman, “Spectral Correlation Based Detection of GFSK Modulated LEO Satellite Signals at Very Low SINR,” Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, 2020.

[48] J. Hofmann, A. Knopp, C. M. Spooner, G. Minelli, and J. Newman, “Spectral Correlation for Signal Presence Detection and Frequency Acquisition of Small Satellites,”  MDPI Aerospace, Vol. 8, N0. 2, https://www.mdpi.com/2226-4310/8/2/57, 2021.

[49] J. Hofmann, C. M. Spooner, and A. Knopp, “Conjugate Cyclic Feature Detection in the Presence of LEO-Satellite Doppler Effects,” Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, November 2021.

[50] J. A. Snoap, D. C. Popescu, and C. M. Spooner, “On Deep Learning Classification of Digitally Modulated Signals Using Raw I/Q Data,” IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, Jan. 2022.

[51] J. A. Latshaw, D. C. Popescu, J. A. Snoap, and C. M. Spooner, “Using Capsule Networks to Classify Digitally Modulated Signals with Raw I/Q Data,” The 14th International Conference on Communications (COMM2022),” Bucharest, Romania, June 2022.

[52] J. A. Snoap, J. A. Latshaw, D. C. Popescu, and C. M. Spooner, “Robust Classification of Digitally Modulated Signals Using Capsule Networks and Cyclic Cumulant Features,” Proceedings of the Conference on Military Communications (MILCOM), Rockville, MD, November 2022 (Accepted September 2022).

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