Petros Boufounos

  • Biography

    After completing his doctoral studies, Petros joined Rice University as a Postdoctoral associate until Jan. 2009, when he joined MERL. Since joining MERL, Petros has contributed in areas such as high-speed video acquisition, ultrasonic imaging, and privacy-preserving secure embeddings. His interests include signal acquisition and processing, signal representations and compressive sensing. He is also a visiting scholar at Rice University and an Associate Editor of IEEE Signal Processing Letters.

  • News & Events

    •  EVENT   MERL's Petros Boufounos is co-organizing symposium on The Future Of Signal Processing
      Date & Time: Monday, October 23, 2017; 8:00am-4:00pm
      MERL Contact: Petros Boufounos
      Location: MIT Samberg Conference Center Floor 7, 50 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142
      Research Areas: Multimedia, Computational Sensing, Wireless Communications & Signal Processing
      Brief
      • Dr. Petros Boufounos is co-organizing the symposium on "The Future of Signal Processing," held in honor of the 80th birthday of Prof. Alan V. Oppenheim.

        Details at: https://futureofsp.eecs.mit.edu

        Organizing committee:
        Dr. Tom Baran, Lumii
        Dr. Petros Boufounos, MERL
        Prof. Anantha Chandrakasan, MIT
        Prof. Yonina Eldar, Technion

        Program:
        8:00-8:45 Coffee
        8:45-9:00 Opening remarks
        Prof. Martin Schmidt, Provost, MIT
        9:00-9:35 The ever-expanding physical boundaries of Signal Processing
        Prof. Martin Vetterli, President of EPFL, Lausanne
        9:35-10:10 Signal Processors and the U.S. Navy: Enduring Partners
        Admiral John Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations, US Navy

        10:10-10:30 Short break

        10:30-11:05 Signals and Signal Processing: The Invisibles and The Everlastings
        Prof. Min Wu, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland
        11:05-11:40 Signal processing with quantum computers
        Prof. Isaac Chuang, Professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering; Senior Associate Dean of Digital Learning, MIT

        11:40-12:30 A box lunch will be provided. In your lunchbox, you'll find an envelope with four cards in it. Bring these cards back to your seats promptly after lunch for a magical surprise!

        12:30-12:40 Your Role in the Future of Signal Processing
        Magician Joel Acevedo

        12:40-1:05 Future of Low-power Embedded Signal Processing
        Prof. Anantha Chandrakasan, Dean, School of Engineering, MIT
        1:05-1:30 Synthetic biology and signal processing in living cells
        Prof. Ron Weiss, MIT, Professor of Biological Engineering and Director of the Synthetic Biology Center
        1:30-1:55 Physics 101 for Data Scientists
        Prof. Richard Baraniuk, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rice University, Founder and Director of OpenStax College

        1:55-2:15 Short break

        2:15-2:40 Signals: Representation and Information
        Prof. Meir Feder, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University

        2:40-3:05 Exposing and Removing Information: Some new Mathematics for Signal Processing
        Dr. Petros Boufounos, Senior Principal Research Scientist, Sensing Team Leader, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs

        3:05-4:00 Panel discussion: The Venn diagram between "Data Science," "Machine Learning" and "Signal Processing"
        Moderator:
        Prof. Alan Oppenheim, Ford Professor of Engineering, MIT
        Panelists:
        Prof. Asu Ozdaglar, Associate Department Head, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
        Prof. Ron Schafer, Georgia Tech (Emeritus) and Stanford Univ.
        Prof. Yonina Eldar, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Technion
        Prof. Victor Zue, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, MIT
        Prof. Alexander Rakhlin, Associate Professor of Statistics, University of Pennsylvania
        4:00 Closing remarks
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    •  NEWS   MERL presents 5 papers at ICIP 2017, Anthony Vetro serves as general co-chair
      Date: September 17, 2017 - September 20, 2017
      Where: Beijing, China
      MERL Contacts: Petros Boufounos; Robert Cohen; Chen Feng; Dehong Liu; Hassan Mansour; Huifang Sun; Yuichi Taguchi; Dong Tian; Anthony Vetro
      Research Areas: Multimedia, Computer Vision, Computational Geometry, Computational Sensing, Digital Video
      Brief
      • MERL presented 5 papers at the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), which was held in Beijing, China from September 17-20, 2017. ICIP is a flagship conference of the IEEE Signal Processing Society and approximately 1300 people attended the event. Anthony Vetro served as General Co-chair for the conference.
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  • Awards

    •  AWARD   2015 IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award
      Date: December 1, 2015
      Awarded to: Mark A. Davenport, Petros T. Boufounos, Michael B. Wakin and Richard G. Baraniuk
      MERL Contact: Petros Boufounos
      Research Areas: Multimedia, Computational Sensing
      Brief
      • Petros Boufounos is a recipient of the 2015 IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award for the paper that he co-authored with Mark A. Davenport, Michael B. Wakin and Richard G. Baraniuk on "Signal Processing with Compressive Measurements" which was published in the April 2010 issue of IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. The Best Paper Award honors the author(s) of a paper of exceptional merit dealing with a subject related to the Society's technical scope, and appearing in one of the Society's solely owned transactions or the Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. Eligibility is based on a five-year window: for example, for the 2015 Award, the paper must have appeared in one of the Society's Transactions between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2014.
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    •  AWARD   GRSS 2014 Symposium Prize Paper Award
      Date: May 1, 2014
      Awarded to: Dehong Liu and Petros T. Boufounos
      Awarded for: "Synthetic Aperture Imaging Using a Randomly Steered Spotlight"
      Awarded by: IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS)
      MERL Contacts: Dehong Liu; Petros Boufounos
      Research Areas: Multimedia, Computational Sensing
      Brief
      • Dehong Liu and Petros T. Boufounos are the recipients of the the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society 2014 Symposium Prize Paper Award for their paper "Synthetic Aperture Imaging Using a Randomly Steered Spotlight," presented at IGARSS 2013 (TR2013-070).
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    •  AWARD   MMSP 2012 Top 10% Paper Award
      Date: September 1, 2012
      Awarded to: Mu Li, Shantanu Rane and Petros Boufounos
      Awarded for: "Quantized Embeddings of Scale-Invariant Image Features for Mobile Augmented Reality"
      Awarded by: IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP)
      MERL Contact: Petros Boufounos
      Research Areas: Multimedia, Digital Video, Computational Sensing
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  • Internships with Petros

    • MM1091: Next generation LIDAR

      MERL is looking for a highly motivated intern to work on developing prototype hardware for next generation LIDAR systems. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and debugging prototype hardware for interfacing with image sensors. Required skills include analog and digital circuit design, soldering, PCB layout, embedded software development and debugging. Familiarity with digital imaging and image sensors, as well as experience with VHDL and FPGAs is preferred. Candidates working towards MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering are encouraged to apply. The duration of internship is expected to be three months.

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  • MERL Publications

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  • Other Publications

    •  Davenport, M. A.; Boufounos, P. T.; Wakin, M. B.; Baraniuk, R. G., "Signal processing with compressive measurements", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 445-460, April 2010.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{DBWB_JSTSP10,
      • author = {Davenport, M. A. and Boufounos, P. T. and Wakin, M. B. and Baraniuk, R. G.},
      • title = {Signal processing with compressive measurements},
      • journal = {IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing},
      • year = 2010,
      • volume = 4,
      • number = 2,
      • pages = {445--460},
      • month = apr,
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JSTSP.2009.2039178}
      • }
    •  Davenport, M.A.; Boufounos, P. T.; Baraniuk, R. G., "Compressive domain interference cancellation", Proc. Workshop on Signal Processing with Adaptive Sparse Structured Representations (SPARS), April 6-9 2009.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{DBB_SPARS09,
      • author = {Davenport, M.A. and Boufounos, P. T. and Baraniuk, R. G.},
      • title = {Compressive domain interference cancellation},
      • booktitle = {Proc. Workshop on Signal Processing with Adaptive Sparse Structured Representations (SPARS)},
      • year = 2009,
      • address = {Saint-Malo, France},
      • month = {April 6-9},
      • url = {http://hal.inria.fr/inria-00369498/fr/}
      • }
    •  Laska, J.N.; Boufounos, P. T.; Baraniuk, R. G., "Finite Range Scalar Quantization for Compressive Sensing", Proc. Int. Conf. Sampling Theory and Applications (SampTA), May 18-22 2009.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{LBB_SampTA09,
      • author = {Laska, J.N. and Boufounos, P. T. and Baraniuk, R. G.},
      • title = {Finite Range Scalar Quantization for Compressive Sensing},
      • booktitle = {Proc. Int. Conf. Sampling Theory and Applications (SampTA)},
      • year = 2009,
      • address = {Toulouse, France},
      • month = {May 18-22},
      • url = {http://www.latp.univ-mrs.fr/SAMPTA09/FinalSubmissions/180.pdf}
      • }
    •  T., Boufounos P.; Baraniuk, R. G., "1-Bit compressive sensing", Proc. Conf. Inform. Science and Systems (CISS), March 19-21 2008.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{BB_CISS08,
      • author = {T., Boufounos P. and Baraniuk, R. G.},
      • title = {1-Bit compressive sensing},
      • booktitle = {Proc. Conf. Inform. Science and Systems (CISS)},
      • year = 2008,
      • address = {Princeton, NJ},
      • month = {March 19-21},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CISS.2008.4558487}
      • }
    •  Boufounos, P. T.; Baraniuk, R. G., "Reconstructing sparse signals from their zero crossings", Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), March 30-April 4 2008.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{BB_ICASSP08,
      • author = {Boufounos, P. T. and Baraniuk, R. G.},
      • title = {Reconstructing sparse signals from their zero crossings},
      • booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)},
      • year = 2008,
      • address = {Las Vegas, NV},
      • month = {March 30-April 4},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICASSP.2008.4518371}
      • }
    •  Boufounos, P. T.; Oppenheim, A. V.; Goyal, V. K., "Causal compensation for erasures in frame representations", IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, Vol. 56, No. 3, pp. 1071-1082, March 2008.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{BOG_TSP07,
      • author = {Boufounos, P. T. and Oppenheim, A. V. and Goyal, V. K.},
      • title = {Causal compensation for erasures in frame representations},
      • journal = {IEEE Trans. Signal Processing},
      • year = 2008,
      • volume = 56,
      • number = 3,
      • pages = {1071--1082},
      • month = mar,
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TSP.2007.908963}
      • }
    •  Koushanfar, F.; Boufounos, P. T.; Shamsi, D., "Post-silicon timing characterization by compressed sensing", Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Conf. Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD), November 2-5 2008.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{KBS_ICCAD08,
      • author = {Koushanfar, F. and Boufounos, P. T. and Shamsi, D.},
      • title = {Post-silicon timing characterization by compressed sensing},
      • booktitle = {Proc. IEEE/ACM Int. Conf. Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD)},
      • year = 2008,
      • address = {San Jose, CA},
      • month = {November 2-5},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICCAD.2008.4681572}
      • }
    •  Shamsi, D.; Boufounos, P. T.; Koushanfar, F., "Noninvasive leakage power tomography of integrated circuits by compressive sensing", Proc. ACM/IEEE Int. Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), August 11-13 2008.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{SBK_ISPLED08,
      • author = {Shamsi, D. and Boufounos, P. T. and Koushanfar, F.},
      • title = {Noninvasive leakage power tomography of integrated circuits by compressive sensing},
      • booktitle = {Proc. ACM/IEEE Int. Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED)},
      • year = 2008,
      • address = {Bangalore, India},
      • month = {August 11-13},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1393921.1394011}
      • }
    •  Boufounos, P. T.; Baraniuk, R. G., "Quantization of sparse representations", Rice University ECE Department Technical Report 0701. Summary appears in Proc. Data Compression Conference (DCC), March 27-29 2007.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{BB_DCC07,
      • author = {Boufounos, P. T. and Baraniuk, R. G.},
      • title = {Quantization of sparse representations},
      • booktitle = {Rice University ECE Department Technical Report 0701. Summary appears in Proc. Data Compression Conference (DCC)},
      • year = 2007,
      • address = {Snowbird, UT},
      • month = {March 27-29},
      • url = {http://hdl.handle.net/1911/13034}
      • }
    •  Boufounos, P.; Baraniuk, R. G., "Sigma Delta Quantization for Compressive Sensing", Proc. SPIE Waveletts XII, August 26-29 2007.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{BB_SPIE07,
      • author = {Boufounos, P. and Baraniuk, R. G.},
      • title = {Sigma Delta Quantization for Compressive Sensing},
      • booktitle = {Proc. SPIE Waveletts XII},
      • year = 2007,
      • address = {San Diego, CA},
      • month = {August 26-29},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.734880}
      • }
    •  Boufounos, P. T.; Duarte, M. F.; Baraniuk, R. G., "Sparse signal reconstruction from noisy compressive measurements using cross validation", Proc IEEE 14th Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing (SSP)., August 26-29 2007.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{BDB_SSP07,
      • author = {Boufounos, P. T. and Duarte, M. F. and Baraniuk, R. G.},
      • title = {Sparse signal reconstruction from noisy compressive measurements using cross validation},
      • booktitle = {Proc IEEE 14th Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing (SSP).},
      • year = 2007,
      • address = {Madison, WI.},
      • month = {August 26-29},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SSP.2007.4301267}
      • }
    •  Boufounos, P. T., "Generating binary processes with autoregressive spectra", Proc. Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), April 15-20 2007.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{B_ICASSP07,
      • author = {Boufounos, P. T.},
      • title = {Generating binary processes with autoregressive spectra},
      • booktitle = {Proc. Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)},
      • year = 2007,
      • address = {Honolulu, HI},
      • month = {April 15-20},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICASSP.2007.366846}
      • }
    •  Smaragdis, P.; Boufounos, P., "Position and trajectory learning for microphone arrays", IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 358-368, January 2007.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{SB_TASL07,
      • author = {Smaragdis, P. and Boufounos, P.},
      • title = {Position and trajectory learning for microphone arrays},
      • journal = {IEEE Trans. Audio, Speech, and Language Processing},
      • year = 2007,
      • volume = 15,
      • number = 1,
      • pages = {358--368},
      • month = jan,
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TASL.2006.876758}
      • }
    •  Boufounos, P. T.; Oppenheim, A. V., "Compensation of coefficient erasures in frame representations", Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 14-19 2006.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{BO_ICASSP06,
      • author = {Boufounos, P. T. and Oppenheim, A. V.},
      • title = {Compensation of coefficient erasures in frame representations},
      • booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)},
      • year = 2006,
      • address = {Toulouse, France},
      • month = {May 14-19},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICASSP.2006.1660787}
      • }
    •  Boufounos, P. T.; Oppenheim, A. V., "Quantization noise shaping on arbitrary frame expansions", EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, Special issue on Frames and Overcomplete Representations in Signal Processing, Communications, and Information Theory, Vol. 2006, 2006.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{BO_JASP06,
      • author = {Boufounos, P. T. and Oppenheim, A. V.},
      • title = {Quantization noise shaping on arbitrary frame expansions},
      • journal = {EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, Special issue on Frames and Overcomplete Representations in Signal Processing, Communications, and Information Theory},
      • year = 2006,
      • volume = 2006,
      • publisher = {Hindawi Publishing Corp.},
      • note = {Article ID 53807, 12 pages},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/ASP/2006/53807}
      • }
    •  Boufounos, P. T., "Quantization and erasures in frame representations", January 2006 2006, MIT.
      BibTeX
      • @Phdthesis{B_DSc06,
      • author = {Boufounos, P. T.},
      • title = {Quantization and erasures in frame representations},
      • school = {MIT},
      • year = 2006,
      • address = {Cambridge, MA},
      • month = {January 2006},
      • url = {http://boufounos.com/Publications/Boufounos_DScThesis06.pdf}
      • }
    •  Boufounos, P. T.; Oppenheim, A. V., "Quantization noise shaping on arbitrary frame expansions", Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), March 18-23 2005.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{BO_ICASSP05,
      • author = {Boufounos, P. T. and Oppenheim, A. V.},
      • title = {Quantization noise shaping on arbitrary frame expansions},
      • booktitle = {Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)},
      • year = 2005,
      • address = {Philadelphia, PA},
      • month = {March 18-23},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICASSP.2005.1415981}
      • }
    •  Smaragdis, P.; Boufounos, P. T., "Learning source trajectories using wrapped-phase hidden markov models", IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA), October 16-19 2005.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{SB_WASPAA05,
      • author = {Smaragdis, P. and Boufounos, P. T.},
      • title = {Learning source trajectories using wrapped-phase hidden markov models},
      • booktitle = {IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA)},
      • year = 2005,
      • address = {New Paltz, NY},
      • month = {October 16-19},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ASPAA.2005.1540182}
      • }
    •  Boufounos, P. T.; El-Difrawy, S.; Ehrlich, D., "Basecalling using hidden Markov models", Journal of the Franklin Institute, Special Issue On Genomics, Signal Processing, and Statistics, Vol. 341, No. 1-2, pp. 23-36, January-March 2004.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{BEE_JFI04,
      • author = {Boufounos, P. T. and El-Difrawy, S. and Ehrlich, D.},
      • title = {Basecalling using hidden Markov models},
      • journal = {Journal of the Franklin Institute, Special Issue On Genomics, Signal Processing, and Statistics},
      • year = 2004,
      • volume = 341,
      • number = {1-2},
      • pages = {23--36},
      • month = {January-March},
      • publisher = {Elsevier},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfranklin.2003.12.008}
      • }
    •  Boufounos, P. T.; El-Difrawy, S.; Ehrlich, D., "Hidden Markov models for DNA sequencing", Proc. Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics (GENSIPS), October 11-13 2002.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{BEE_GENSIPS02,
      • author = {Boufounos, P. T. and El-Difrawy, S. and Ehrlich, D.},
      • title = {Hidden Markov models for DNA sequencing},
      • booktitle = {Proc. Workshop on Genomic Signal Processing and Statistics (GENSIPS)},
      • year = 2002,
      • address = {Raleigh, NC},
      • month = {October 11-13},
      • url = {http://www.gensips.gatech.edu/proceedings/Contributed/CP1-16.pdf}
      • }
    •  Boufounos, P. T., "Signal Processing For DNA Sequencing", June 2002, MIT.
      BibTeX
      • @Mastersthesis{B_MEng02,
      • author = {Boufounos, P. T.},
      • title = {Signal Processing For DNA Sequencing},
      • school = {MIT},
      • year = 2002,
      • address = {Cambridge, MA},
      • month = jun,
      • url = {http://boufounos.com/Publications/Boufounos_MEngThesis02.pdf}
      • }
    •  Zacharia, G.; Evgeniou, T.; Moukas, A.; Boufounos, P.; Maes, P., "Economics of Dynamic Pricing in a Reputation Brokered Agent Mediated Marketplace" in E-Commerce Agents: Marketplace Solutions, Security Issues, and Supply and Demand, Liu, Jiming and Ye, Yiming, Eds., vol. 2033 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 25-38, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2001.
      BibTeX
      • @Incollection{ZEMBM_ECA01,
      • author = {Zacharia, G. and Evgeniou, T. and Moukas, A. and Boufounos, P. and Maes, P.},
      • title = {Economics of Dynamic Pricing in a Reputation Brokered Agent Mediated Marketplace},
      • booktitle = {E-Commerce Agents: Marketplace Solutions, Security Issues, and Supply and Demand},
      • year = 2001,
      • editor = {Liu, Jiming and Ye, Yiming},
      • volume = 2033,
      • series = {Lecture Notes in Computer Science},
      • pages = {25--38},
      • publisher = {Springer Berlin / Heidelberg},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/3-540-45370-9_3}
      • }
    •  Zacharia, G.; Evgeniou, T.; Moukas, A.; Boufounos, P.; Maes, P., "Economics of Dynamic Pricing in a Reputation Brokered Agent Mediated Marketplace", Electronic Commerce Research, Vol. 1, pp. 85-100, 2001.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{ZEMBM_ECR01,
      • author = {Zacharia, G. and Evgeniou, T. and Moukas, A. and Boufounos, P. and Maes, P.},
      • title = {Economics of Dynamic Pricing in a Reputation Brokered Agent Mediated Marketplace},
      • journal = {Electronic Commerce Research},
      • year = 2001,
      • volume = 1,
      • pages = {85--100},
      • publisher = {Springer Netherlands},
      • url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1011523612549}
      • }
    •  Zacharia, G.; Moukas, A.; Boufounos, P.; Maes, P., "Dynamic Pricing in a Reputation Brokered Agent Mediated Knowledge Marketplace", Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Vol. 8, pp. 8064, 2000.
      BibTeX
      • @Article{ZMBM_HICSS00,
      • author = {Zacharia, G. and Moukas, A. and Boufounos, P. and Maes, P.},
      • title = {Dynamic Pricing in a Reputation Brokered Agent Mediated Knowledge Marketplace},
      • journal = {Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences},
      • year = 2000,
      • volume = 8,
      • pages = 8064,
      • address = {Los Alamitos, CA, USA},
      • url = {http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/HICSS.2000.927026}
      • }
    •  Zacharia, G.; Moukas, A.; Boufounos, P.; P., Maes, "Economics of Dynamic Pricing in a Reputation Brokered Agent Mediated Marketplace.", Proc. of Workshop on Agents in E-Commerce, The 1st Asia-Pacific Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT-99), December 1999.
      BibTeX
      • @Inproceedings{ZMBM_IAT99,
      • author = {Zacharia, G. and Moukas, A. and Boufounos, P. and P., Maes},
      • title = {Economics of Dynamic Pricing in a Reputation Brokered Agent Mediated Marketplace.},
      • booktitle = {Proc. of Workshop on Agents in E-Commerce, The 1st Asia-Pacific Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology (IAT-99)},
      • year = 1999,
      • address = {Hong Kong},
      • month = dec
      • }
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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "Method and System for Coding Signals using Distributed Coding and Non-Monotonic Quantization"
      Inventors: Boufounos, Petros T.; Valsesia, Diego
      Patent No.: 9,778,354
      Issue Date: Oct 3, 2017
    • Title: "Flat-Panel Acoustic Apparatus"
      Inventors: Le Roux, Jonathan; Hershey, John R.; Yerazunis, William S.; Boufounos, Petros T.; Daudet, Laurent
      Patent No.: 9,661,414
      Issue Date: May 23, 2017
    • Title: "Method for Extracting Low-Rank Descriptors from Images and Videos for Querying, Classification, and Object Detection"
      Inventors: Mansour, Hassan; Rane, Shantanu D.; Boufounos, Petros T.; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 9,639,761
      Issue Date: May 2, 2017
    • Title: "Depth Sensing Using Optical Pulses and Fixed Coded Aperature"
      Inventors: Boufounos, Petros T.; Kadambi, Achuta
      Patent No.: 9,638,801
      Issue Date: May 2, 2017
    • Title: "System and Method for Determining Distance Between Signals"
      Inventors: Boufounos, Petros T.; Rane, Shantanu D.
      Patent No.: 9,519,618
      Issue Date: Dec 13, 2016
    • Title: "Method and System for Coding Signals using Distributed Coding and Non-Monotonic Quantization"
      Inventors: Boufounos, Petros T.; Valsesia, Diego
      Patent No.: 9,501,717
      Issue Date: Nov 22, 2016
    • Title: "Method and System for Compressive Array Processing"
      Inventors: Boufounos, Petros T.
      Patent No.: 9,389,305
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      Issue Date: Dec 22, 2015
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