Research Interest

Publications

Book
  1. B. Vo, A. Cantoni and K. L. Teo, Filter design with time domain mask constraints: Theory and Applications, Kluwer Academic Publisher, 2001. Hardbound, 330 pp.

Journal

    Random set and Stochastic Estimation

  1. D. Clark, B. Ristic, B.-N. Vo and B.-T. Vo, “Bayesian Multi-Object Filtering with Amplitude Feature Likelihood for Unknown Object SNR,” IEEE Trans. Signal Processing (to appear)

  2. A. Pasha, H. D. Tuan, and B.-N. Vo, "Nonlinear Bayesian Filtering using the Unscented Linear Fractional Transformation Model," IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, (to appear)

  3. S. Singh, B.-N. Vo, A. Baddeley, and S. Zuyev, "Filters for spatial point processes," SIAM J. Control and Optimization, Volume 48, Issue 4, pp. 2275-2295, 2009 Preprint pdf

  4. K. Panta, D. Clark, and B.-N. Vo, "An Efficient Track Management Scheme for the Gaussian mixture Probability Hypothesis Density Tracker," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems (to appear) Preprint pdf .

  5. A. Pasha, B.-N. Vo, H. D. Tuan, and W. K. Ma, "A Gaussian Mixture PHD filter for Jump Markov Systems models," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems (to appear). Preprint pdf

  6. B.-T. Vo, B.-N. Vo, and A. Cantoni, "The Cardinality Balanced Multi-target Multi-Bernoulli filter and its implementations," IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 409–423, 2009. Preprint pdf

  7. D. Schuhmacher, B.-T. Vo, and B.-N. Vo, "A consistent metric for performance evaluation in multi-object filtering," IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, Vol. 56, No. 8 Part 1, pp. 3447– 3457, 2008. Preprint pdf, MATLAB code

  8. B.-T. Vo, B.-N. Vo, and A. Cantoni, "Bayesian filtering with random finite set observations," IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 1313-1326, 2008. Preprint pdf

  9. B.-T. Vo, B.-N. Vo and A. Cantoni, "Analytic implementations of the Cardinalized Probability Hypothesis Density Filter," IEEE Trans Signal Processing, Vol. 55,  No. 7, part 2,  pp. 3553-3567, 2007. Preprint pdf

  10. S. Singh, N. Kantas, B.-N. Vo, A. Doucet and R. Evans, "Simulation based optimal sensor scheduling with application to Observer Trajectory Planning," Automatica, Volume 43, Issue 5, pp. 817-830, 2007. Preprint pdf

  11. D. Clark, and B.-N. Vo, "Convergence analysis of the Gaussian mixture Probability Hypothesis Density filter," IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 1204-1212, 2007. Preprint pdf

  12. K. Panta, B.-N. Vo and S. Singh "Novel data association schemes for the Probability Hypothesis Density filter," IEEE Trans. Aerospace & Electronic Systems, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 556-570, 2007. Preprint pdf

  13. B.-N. Vo, and W. K. Ma, "The Gaussian mixture Probability Hypothesis Density Filter," IEEE Trans Signal Processing, Vol. 54, No. 11, pp. 4091-4104, 2006. Preprint pdf

  14. A. Johansen, S. Singh, A. Doucet and B.-N. Vo, "Convergence of the SMC-PHD filter," Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 265-291, 2006. Preprint pdf

  15. W. K. Ma , B.-N. Vo, S. Singh and A. Baddeley, "Tracking an unknown and time varying number of speakers using TDOA measurements: A Random Finite Set Approach," IEEE Trans Signal Processing, Vol. 54, No. 9, pp. 3291-3304, 2006. Preprint pdf, MATLAB code

  16. B.-N. Vo, S. Singh and A. Doucet, "Sequential Monte Carlo methods for Bayesian Multi-target filtering with Random Finite Sets," IEEE Trans. Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 1224-1245, 2005. Preprint pdf

  17. Optimisation in Signal Processing

  18. H. Hoang, H. D. Tuan, and B.-N. Vo, "Mask constrained beam pattern systhesis for large arrays," Submitted to IEEE Trans. Antenna and Propagation, Vol. 55, No. 6, part 2, pp.1716-1725, 2007.

  19. H. H. Kha, H. D. Tuan, B.-N. Vo, and T. Q. Nguyen "Symmetric orthogonal complex-valued filter bank design by Semi-Definite Programming," IEEE Trans Signal Processing, Vol. 55, No. 9, pp. 4405-4414, 2007.

  20. H. D. Tuan, T. Son, B.-N. Vo and T. Nguyen, "Efficient large scale filter/filterbank design via LMI characterisation of trigonometric curves," IEEE Trans Signal Processing, Vol. 55, No. 9, pp. 4393-4404, 2007.

  21. W. K. Ma, B.-N. Vo, T. N. Davidson and P. C. Ching, "Blind maximum-likelihood detection of orthogonal space-time block codes: efficient and high-performance implementations," IEEE Trans Signal Processing, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 738-751, 2006.

  22. W. K. Ma, P. C. Ching and B.-N. Vo, "Crostalk resilient interference cancellation in microphone arrays using Capon beamforming," IEEE Trans Speech & Audio Processing, Vol. 12. No. 2, pp. 468-477, 2004.

  23. B. Vo and A. Cantoni, "Robust Transmit Pulse Design," IEE Proc. Vision Image & Signal Processing, Vol. 151, No. 3, pp. 170-174, 2004.

  24. A. Cantoni, B.-N. Vo and K. L. Teo, "An introduction to Envelope-Constrained filter design," Journal of Telecommunications and Information Technology, Vol. 3, pp. 3-14, 2001.

  25. B.-N. Vo, N. Ma, P. C. Ching and K. M. Wong, Tracking moving speech source using cyclic adaptive beamforming, Electronics Letters, Vol. 36 Issue: 19, pp. 1666 -1668, 2000.

  26. B.-N. Vo and A. Cantoni, "Continuous-time envelope constrained filter design via DSP approach," IEE Proc. Vision Image and Signal Processing, Vol. 148, No. 6, pp. 391-397, 2001.

  27. B.-N. Vo and A. Cantoni, "Continuous-time envelope constrained filter design with input uncertainty," IEEE Trans. Circuits & Systems I, Vol. 47, No. 10, pp. 1445-1454, 2000.

  28. Z. Zang, B.-N. Vo, A. Cantoni and K. Teo, "Iterative algorithms for constrained recursive filter design via Laguerre functions," IEEE Trans. Circuits & Systems I, Vol. 46, No. 11, pp. 1342-1348, 1999.

  29. B.-N. Vo, A. Cantoni and K. Teo, "A penalty approach to iterative algorithms for envelope constrained filter design," IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, Vol. 45, No. 7, pp. 1869-1873, 1997.

  30. B.-N. Vo, A. Cantoni and K. Teo, "Envelope constrained filter with linear interpolator," IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, Vol. 45. No. 6, 1405-1415, 1997.

  31. B.-N. Vo, Z. Zang, A. Cantoni and K. Teo, "Continuous-time envelope constrained filter design via orthonormal filters," IEE Proc. - Vision, Image and Signal Processing, Vol. 142, No. 6, pp. 389-394, 1995.

  32. W. Zheng, A. Cantoni, B.-N. Vo and K. Teo, "Recursive procedures for constrained optimization problems and its application in signal processing," IEE Proc. - Vision, Image and Signal Processing, Vol. 142, No. 3, pp. 161-168, 1995.

Book Chapter

  1. A. Doucet and B.-N. Vo, "Monte Carlo Methods," Encyclopedia of Non-linear Science, Alwyn Scott (Ed.), 2004.

  2. B.-N. Vo and A. Cantoni, "Envelope Constrained filter design: Robustness Issues, Optimization Methods and Applications," X. Q. Yang, K. L. Teo and L. Caccetta (Eds.) Kluwer Academic Publisher, pp. 369-397, 2001.

  3. Z. Zang, A. Cantoni, B.-N. Vo and K. Teo, "Continuous-time envelope constrained filter design: Constraint robustness maximization," 4th IMA Conference on Mathematics in Signal Processing, J. McWhirter, I. Proudler (Eds.), Oxford University Press, pp. 187-200, 1996.

  4. B.-N. Vo, A. Cantoni, Z. Zang and K. Teo, "Analog envelope constrained filters for channel equalization," Signal Processing in Telecommunications - Proc. 7th Tyrrhenian Int. Workshop on Com., E. Biglieri and M. Luise (Eds.) Springer, London, pp. 397-408, 1995.

  5. B.-N. Vo, K. Teo and A. Cantoni, "Computational methods for a class of functional inequality constrained optimization problem," World Scientific Series in Applicable Analysis - Recent Trends in Optimization Theory and Applications, R. P. Agarwal (Ed.) World Scientific Publishing (Singapore), Vol. 5, pp. 447-465, 1995.

Conference

    Random set and Stochastic Estimation

  1. B.-N. Vo, B.-T. Vo, N.-T. Pham and D. Suter, " Bayesian Multi-Object Estimation from Image Observations," Proc. 12th Annual Conf. Information Fusion, Seatle, Washington, 2009. Preprint pdf

  2. D. Clark, B.-T. Vo and B.-N. Vo, "Forward-Backward Sequential Monte Carlo Smoothing for Joint Target Detection and Tracking," Proc. 12th Annual Conf. Information Fusion, Seatle, Washington, 2009.

  3. J. Mullane, B. Vo, M. Adams and S. Wijesoma, "A Random Set Formulation for Bayesian SLAM," International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Nice, France, 2008. Preprint pdf

  4. D. Clark, B. Ristic, and B.-N. Vo, "PHD Filtering with Target Amplitude Feature," Proc. 11th Annual Conf. Information Fusion, Cologne, Germany, 2008.

  5. D. Schuhmacher, B.-T. Vo, and B.-N. Vo, "On Performance Evaluation of Multi-Object Filters," Proc. 11th Annual Conf. Information Fusion, Cologne, Germany, 2008.

  6. D. Clark, B.-T. Vo, B.-N. Vo, and S. Godsill, "Gaussian Mixture Implementations of Probability Hypothesis Density Filters for Non-linear Dynamical Models", IET conference, 2008.

  7. B.-T. Vo, B.-N. Vo, and A. Cantoni, "On multi-Bernoulli approximations to the Bayes multi-target filter," Proc. Int’l Colloquium on Information Fusion, Xian, China, 2007. Preprint pdf

  8. B.-T. Vo, B.-N. Vo, and A. Cantoni, "A Bayesian approach to target tracking with finite-set-valued observations," Proc. 22nd Int’l Symp. Intelligent Control, Singapore 2007.

  9. K. Panta, and B.-N. Vo, "Convolution Kernels based Sequential Monte Carlo Approximation of the Probability Hypothesis Density (PHD) Filter," Proc. Information, Decision & Control Conference, Adelaide Australia, 2007.

  10. K. Panta, and B.-N. Vo, "An Efficient Track Management Scheme For The Gaussian-Mixture Probability Hypothesis Density Tracker," Int. Conf. Intelligent Sensing & Information Processing, Bangalore India, 2006.

  11. B.-N. Vo, A. Pasha, and H.D Tuan "A PHD filter for jump Markov models," CDC, 2006. Preprint pdf

  12. A. Pasha, B.-N. Vo, H.D Tuan, and W.K Ma "Closed-form solution to the PHD recursion for jump Markov linear models," FUSION, 2006. Preprint pdf

  13. D. E. Clark, K. Panta, and B.-N. Vo, "Tracking multiple targets with the GMPHD filter," FUSION, 2006.

  14. B.-T. Vo, B.-N. Vo and A. Cantoni, "Performance of PHD-based multi-target filters," FUSION, 2006.

  15. D. Clark, B.-N. Vo, and J. Bell, "GM-PHD filter multi-target tracking in sonar images," Proc. SPIE'06, Florida, USA, 2006.

  16. B.-T. Vo, B.-N. Vo and A. Cantoni, "The CPHD Filter for linear Gaussian multi-target models," Proc. 40th Annual Conf. on Info. Sciences and Systems (CISS’06), Stanford, 2006. pdf

  17. A. Doucet, S. Singh, and B.-N. Vo, "Sequential Monte Carlo methods: New tools for optimal filtering, identification and control of non-linear Systems," Proc. Chemical Process Control 7 (CPC7'06), Alberta, Canada, 2006.

  18. K. Panta, B.-N. Vo and S. Singh "Improved PHD filter for multi-target tracking," Proc. International Conference on Intelligent Sensing and Information Processing (ICISIP’05), pp. 213-218, Bangalore India 2005.

  19. B.-N. Vo, and W. K. Ma, "A Closed Form Solution for The Probability Hypothesis Density Filter," Proc. FUSION2005, Philadelphia, 2005. pdf

  20. S. Singh, N. Kantas, B.-N. Vo, A. Doucet and R. Evans, "Simulation based optimal sensor scheduling with application to Observer Trajectory Planning," Proc. Control and Decision Conference (CDC’05), pp. 7296-7301, Seville, Spain 2005.

  21. B.-N. Vo, W. K. Ma and S. Singh, "Localizing an Unknown Time-Varying Number of Speakers: A Bayesian Random Finite Set Approach," Proc. Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP'05), Vol. 4, pp. 1073-1076, Philadelphia, USA, 2005. pdf

  22. B.-N. Vo, B.-T. Vo, and S. Singh "Sequential Monte Carlo methods for static parameter estimation with random set model," Proc. Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP’04), pp. 313-318, Melbourne Australia, 2004.

  23. A. Ooi, B.-N. Vo and A. Doucet, "Particle Filtering for Multi-target Tracking using Jump Markov Systems," Proc. Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP’04), pp. 131-136, Melbourne Australia, 2004.

  24. B.-N. Vo and W. K. Ma, "Joint Detection and Tracking of Multiple Manuevering Targets using Random Finite Sets," Proc. ICARCV2004, Kumming China, 2004. pdf

  25. K. Panta, B.-N. Vo, S. Singh and A. Doucet "Probability Hypothesis Density filter versus Multiple Hypothesis Tracking," Proc. SPIE'04, Vol. 5429, pp. 284-295, Florida, 2004. pdf

  26. S. Singh, B.-N. Vo, R. Evans and A. Doucet "Variance Reduction for Monte Carlo Implementation of Adaptive Sensor Management," Proc. 7th Annual Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION’04), Stocholm, Sweden, 2004. pdf

  27. B.-N. Vo and S. Singh, "On The Bayes Filtering Equations of Finite Set Statistics," Proc. 5th Asian Control Conference ASCC'2004, pp. 1273-1278, Melbourne, Australia, 2004. pdf

  28. B.-N. Vo, S. Singh and W. K. Ma, "Tracking Multiple Speakers with Random Sets," Proc. Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP'04), Vol. 2, pp. 357-60, Montreal, Canada, 2004. pdf

  29. B.-N. Vo, S. Singh and A. Doucet, "Random Finite Sets and Sequential Monte Carlo Methods in Multi-target Tracking," in Proc. RADAR'2003, pp. 486-491, Adelaide, Australia, 2003. (invited paper) pdf

  30. S. Singh, B.-N. Vo, A. Doucet and R. Evans, "Stochastic Approximation for Optimal Observer Trajectory Planning," in Proc. CDC'2003, Honolulu USA, 2003. pdf

  31. B.-N. Vo, S. Singh and A. Doucet, "Sequential Monte Carlo Implementation of the PHD Filter for Multi-target Tracking," in Proc. FUSION 2003, pp. 792-799, Cairns, Australia, 2003. pdf

  32. A. Ooi, A. Doucet, B.-N. Vo and B. Ristic, "An efficient particle method for the Nonlinear Filtering Challenge," in Proc. SPIE'2003, Florida 2003.

  33. S. Challa, B.-N. Vo and X. Wang, "Bayesian approach to track existence-IPDA and Random Sets," Proc. 5th Annual Conference on Information Fusion, FUSION2002, Vol. 2, pp. 1228-1235, Annapolis Maryland 2002.

  34. A. Doucet, B.-N. Vo, C. Andrieu and M. Davy, "Particle filtering for multi-target tracking and sensor management," Proc. 5th Annual Conference on Information Fusion, FUSION2002, Vol. 1, pp. 474-481, Annapolis Maryland 2002.

  35. B.-N. Vo and S. Challa, "Multi-sensor data fusion for tracking in clutter," Proc. 4th Annual Conference on Information Fusion, FUSION2001, Montreal Canada, Vol. 2, pp. ThA2-51-54, 2001.

  36. Optimisation in Signal Processing

  37. H. D. Tuan, N. T. Hoang, Q. H. Ngo, T. Hoang, B.-N. Vo, "A frequency-selective positive real lemma and its applications to IIR filter design," CDC, 2006

  38. H. Hoang, H. D. Tuan, and B.-N. Vo, "Large-array Beamforming via Semidefinite Programming," Proc. Int. Symp. Signal Processing & Information Technology, 2006.

  39. H. H. Kha, H. D. Tuan, B.-N. Vo and T. Q. Nguyen, "Symmetric orthogonal complex-valued filter bank design by semi-definite programming," Proc. ICASSP'2006, 2006.

  40. T. Q. Hung, H. D. Tuan, B.-N. Vo and T. Q. Nguyen, "SDP for 2-D filter design: General formulation and dimension reduction techniques," Proc. ICASSP'2006, 2006.

  41. D. H. Pham, H. D. Tuan, B.-N. Vo and T. Q. Nguyen, "Jointly optimal precoding/postcoding for colored MIMO systems," Proc. ICASSP'2006, 2006.

  42. H. Hoang, H.D. Tuan, B.-N. Vo and H. H. Kha "Beam pattern systhesis for large arrays with bounds on sidelobe and mainlobe levels," Proc. Asia Pacific Conference on Comm. (APCC’05), pp. 1014 - 1018, Perth, Australia, 2005.

  43. H. Hoang, B.-N. Vo, H.D. Tuan and T. Son, "Mask constrained beam pattern systhesis for large arrays," Proc. 8th International Symposium on Signal Processing and Applications (ISSPA’05) pp. 387-390, Sydney Australia 2005,

  44. H.D. Tuan, T. Son, B.-N. Vo and T.Q. Nguyen "LMI Characterization for The Convex Hull of Trigonometric Curves and Applications," Proc. Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP'05), Vol. 4, pp. 425-428, Philadelphia, USA, 2005. pdf

  45. W. K. Ma, B.-N. Vo, T. N. Davidson and P. C. Ching, "Implementing Blind maximum-likelihood detection of orthogonal space-time block codes," Proc. Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP'05), Vol. 3, pp. 437-440, Philadelphia, USA, 2005. pdf

  46. W. K. Ma, P. C. Ching, T. N. Davidson and B.-N. Vo, "Blind Symbol Identifiability of Orthogonal Space-Time Block Codes," Proc. Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP'04), Vol. 4, pp. 821-824, Montreal, Canada, 2004. pdf

  47. B.-N. Vo, A. Leung and P. Ui, "Analog Envelope Constrained Filtering with Input Uncertainty," Proc. International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS'04, Vol. 1, pp. 1008-1011, Vancouver, Canada, 2004. pdf

  48. B.-T. Vo, S. Nordholm and B.-N. Vo, "Non-uniform DFT filter banks design with Semi-definite Programming," Proc. ISSPIT'2003, pp. 42-45, Darmstadt, Germany, 2003. pdf

  49. B.-N. Vo, S. Singh and V. Tadic, "Adaptive envelope constrained filters," in Proc. Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Vol. VI. pp. 345-348, Hong Kong, 2003. pdf

  50. B.-N. Vo, A. Doucet and M. Nikpour, "Transmit pulse design with implementation and channel parameter uncertainty," Proc. 4th Asian Control Conference ASCC'2002, Singapore, (Session FA 3.5), 2002.

  51. J. Manton, B.-N. Vo and H. Ali, "Fisher information decision directed quantization: A fast suboptimal solution to discrete optimization problems with applications in wireless communications," 5th Int. Conf. on Optimization, ICOTA2001, Hong Kong, Vol. 1, pp. 316-323, 2001.

  52. B.-N. Vo and A. Cantoni, "Robust design of transmit pulse shape," 10th European Signal Processing Conference, Tampere, Finland, Vol. IV, pp. 2541-2544, 2000.

  53. B.-N. Vo and A. Cantoni, "Masked filter design with implementation uncertainty," DYCONS99, Ottawa, Canada, 1999.

  54. B.-N. Vo, N. Ma, P. C. Ching and K. M. Wong, "Tracking a moving speech source using cyclic adaptive beamforming," Proc. International Conference on Information, Communications & Signal processing, Singapore, paper no. 33 (Session 1E2.5), 1999.

  55. B.-N. Vo, P. C. Ching and K. M. Wong, "Blind adaptive FRESH IIR filters," Proc. Symposium on Image, Speech, Signal processing and Robotics, Hong Kong, Vol. 2, pp. 59-62, 1998.

  56. B.-N. Vo, N. Ma, P. C. Ching and K. M. Wong, "Adaptive beamforming for Speech Tracking," Proc. Symposium on Image, Speech, Signal processing and Robotics, Hong Kong, Vol. 2, pp. 33-37, 1998.

  57. B.-N. Vo and A. Cantoni, "Continuous-time envelope constrained filter design with input uncertainty," Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Seatle Washington, Vol. 3, pp 1289-1292, 1998.

  58. B.-N. Vo, T. Ho, A. Cantoni and V. Sreeram, "FIR filters in continuous-time envelope constrained filter design," Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Munich Germany, Vol. 3, pp 1905-1908, 1997.

  59. Z. Zang, B.-N. Vo, A. Cantoni and K. Teo, "Applications of discrete-time Laguerre networks to envelope constrained filter design," Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Atlanta Georgia, Vol. 3, pp. 1363-1366, 1996.

  60. W. Zheng, B.-N. Vo, A. Cantoni and K. L. Teo, "Improved recursive procedures for envelope-constrained filtering," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Vol. 2, pp. 1376 -1379, 1995.

  61. B.-N. Vo, A. Cantoni and K. Teo, "Iterative algorithms for envelope constrained filter design," Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Detroit Michigan, Vol. 2, pp. 1288-1291, 1995.

  62. B.-N. Vo, W. Zheng, A. Cantoni and K. Teo, "Approximation of functional inequality constrained problem," Proc. 17th IFIP TC7 Conf. System Modelling and Optimization, pp. 347-350, 1995.


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