Publications

Journal papers

  • M. S. Sohail, R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and J. P. Barton, “Fitness Inference from Complex Evolutionary Histories with Genetic Linkage”, accepted for publication in Nature Biotechnology.
  • S. F. Ahmed, A. A. Quadeer, J.P. Barton, and M. R. McKay, “Cross-serotypically Conserved Epitope Recommendations for a Universal T cell-based Dengue Vaccine”, accepted for publication in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.
  • S. F. Ahmed, A. A. Quadeer, and M. R. McKay, “COVIDep: A Web-based Platform for Real-time Reporting of Vaccine Target Recommendations for SARS-CoV-2”, Nature Protocols, vol. 15, pp. 2141–2142, 2020.
  • N. Kundu, R. K. Mallik, and M. R. McKay, “Signal Design for Frequency-Phase Keying”, accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.
  • M. S. Sohail, A. A. Quadeer, and M. R. McKay, “How Genetic Sequence Data can Guide Vaccine Design”, IEEE Potentials, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 31-37, 2020.
  • D. Morales-Jimenez, I. M. Johnstone, M. R. McKay, and J. Yang, “Asymptotics of Eigenstructure of Sample Correlation Matrices for High-Dimensional Spiked Models”, accepted for publication in Statistica Sinica.
  • L. Moreno-Pozas, D. Morales-Jimenez, and M. R. McKay, “Extreme Eigenvalue Distributions of Jacobi Ensembles: New Exact Representations, Asymptotics and Finite Size Corrections”, accepted for publication in Nuclear Physics B.
  • S. F. Ahmed, A. A. Quadeer, and M. R. McKay, “Preliminary Identification of Potential Vaccine Targets for the COVID-19 Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Based on SARS-CoV Immunological Studies”, Viruses, vol. 12, no. 254, 2020.
  • A. A. Quadeer, J. P. Barton, A. K. Chakraborty, and M. R. McKay, “Deconvolving Mutational Patterns of Poliovirus Outbreaks Reveals its Intrinsic Fitness Landscape”, Nature Communications, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 377, 2020
  • A. A. Quadeer, D. Morales-Jimenez, and M. R. McKay, “RocaSec: A Standalone GUI-Based Package for Robust Co-Evolutionary Analysis of Proteins”, Bioinformatics, 2019.
  • A. A. Quadeer, M. R. McKay, J. P. Barton, and R. H. Y. Louie, “MPF-BML: A Standalone GUI-Based Package for Maximum Entropy Model Inference”, Bioinformatics, 2019.
  • S. F. Ahmed, A. A. Quadeer, D. Morales-Jimenez, and M. R. McKay, “Sub-Dominant Principal Components Inform New Vaccine Targets for HIV Gag,” Bioinformatics, vol. 35, no. 20,  pp. 3884-3889, Oct. 2019.
  • A. A. Quadeer, R. H. Y. Louie, and M. R. McKay, “Identifying Immunologically-Vulnerable Regions of the HCV E2 Glycoprotein and Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies That Target Them”, Nature Communications, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 2073, May 2019.
  • A. A. Quadeer, D. Morales-Jimenez, and M. R. McKay, “Co-evolution Networks of HIV/HCV are Modular with Direct Association to Structure and Function”, PLoS Computational Biology, 14(9): e1006409, Sept. 2018.
  • N. Auguin, D. Morales-Jimenez, M. R. McKay, and R. Couillet, “Large-Dimensional Behavior of Regularized Maronna’s M-Estimators of Covariance Matrices”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 13, pp. 3529-3542, Jul. 2018.
  • L. Yang, M. R. McKay, and R. Couillet, “High-Dimensional MVDR Beamforming: Optimized Solutions based on Spiked Random Matrix Models”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 7, pp. 1933-1947, Apr. 2018.
  • L. Moreno-Pozas, D. Morales-Jimenez, M. R. McKay, and E. Martos-Naya, “Largest Eigenvalue Distribution of Noncircularly-Symmetric Wishart-Type Matrices with Application to Hoyt-Faded MIMO Communications”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol 67, no. 3, pp. 2756-2760, Mar. 2018.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, K. J. Kaczorowski, J. P. Barton, A. K. Chakraborty, and M. R. McKay, “The Fitness Landscape of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Envelope Protein that is Targeted by Antibodies”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS), vol. 115, no. 4, pp. E564-E573, Jan. 2018.
  • N. Auguin, D. Morales-Jimenez, and M. R. McKay, “Exact Statistical Characterization of 2×2 Gram Matrices with Arbitrary Variance Profile”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology vol. 66, no. 9, pp. 8575 – 8579, Sep. 2017.
  • Y. Wu, R. H. Y. Louie, and M. R. McKay, “Asymptotic Outage Probability of MIMO-MRC Systems in Double-Correlated Rician Environments”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 367-376, Jan. 2016.
  • L. Yang, R. Couillet, and M. R. McKay, “A Robust Statistics Approach to Minimum Variance Portfolio Optimization”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 24, pp. 6684-6697, Dec. 2015.
  • G. Gomez, F. J. Lopez-Martinez, D. Morales-Jimenez, and M. R. McKay, “On the Equivalence between Interference and Eavesdropping in Wireless Communications”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 64, no. 12, pp. 5935-5940, Dec. 2015.
  • D. Morales-Jimenez, R. Couillet, and M. R. McKay, “Large Dimensional Analysis of Robust M-Estimators of Covariance with Outliers”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 21, pp. 5784-5797, Nov. 2015.
  • Q. Zhang, S. Jin, M. R. McKay, D. Morales-Jimenez, and H. Zhu, “Power Allocation Schemes for Multicell Massive MIMO Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 14, no. 11, pp. 5941-5955, Nov. 2015.
  • D. Morales, R. Louie, M. R. McKay, and Y. Chen, “Multiple-Antenna Signal Detection in Cognitive Radio Networks with Multiple Primary User Signals”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 18, pp. 4925-4939, Sept. 2015.
  • D. Passemier, M. R. McKay, and Y. Chen, “Asymptotic Linear Spectral Statistics for Spiked Hermitian Random Matrix Models”, Journal of Statistical Physics, vol. 160, pp. 120-150, 2015.
  • D. Passemier, M. R. McKay, and Y. Chen, “Hypergeometric Functions of Matrix Arguments and Linear Statistics of Multi-Spiked Hermitian Matrix Models”, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, vol. 139, pp. 124-146, 2015.
  • X. Zhang, M. R. McKay, X. Zhou, and R. W. Heath Jr., “Artificial-Noise-Aided Secure Multi-Antenna Transmission with Limited Feedback”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 2742-2754, May 2015.
  • Y. Wu, S. Jin, X. Gao, C. Xiao, M. R. McKay, and K. K. Wong, “On the Fading MIMO Broadcast Channel: Rate Region and Characterization with Channel Distribution Information”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 62, no. 17, pp. 4451-4466, Sept. 2014.
  • L. Sun, M. R. McKay, and M. Lei, “Tomlinson-Harashima Precoding for Multiuser MIMO Systems with Quantized CSI Feedback and User Scheduling”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 62, no. 16, pp. 4077-4090, Aug. 2014.
  • A. A. Quadeer, R. H. Y. Louie, K. Shekhar, A. K. Chakraborty, I-M. Hsing, and M. R. McKay, “Statistical Linkage Analysis of Substitutions in Patient-Derived Sequences of Genotype 1a Hepatitis C Virus Non-Structural Protein 3 Exposes Targets for Immunogen Design”, Journal of Virology, vol. 88, no. 13, pp. 7628-7644, July 2014.
  • R. Couillet and M. R. McKay, “Large Dimensional Analysis and Optimization of Robust Shrinkage Covariance Matrix Estimators”, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, vol. 131, pp. 99-120, 2014.
  • X. Zhang, X. Zhou, and M. R. McKay, “Enhancing Secrecy with Multi-Antenna Transmission in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 8, no. 11, pp. 1802-1814, Nov. 2013.
  • L. Shang, M. R. McKay, and Y. Chen, “On the Distribution of MIMO Mutual Information: An In-Depth Painleve Based Characterization”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 5271-5296, Sept. 2013.
  • Y. Chen, N. S. Haq, and M. R. McKay, “Random Matrix Models, Double-Time Painleve Equations, and Wireless Relaying”, Physical Review B, vol. 54, pp. 063606.1-063506.55, 2013.
  • X. Zhang, X. Zhou, and M. R. McKay, “On the Design of Artificial-Noise-Aided Secure Multi-Antenna Transmission in Slow Fading Channels”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 62, no. 5, pp. 2170-2181, June 2013.
  • P. Dharmawansa, M. R. McKay, and Y. Chen, “Analysis of the Distributions of Demmel and Related Condition Numbers”, SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 257-279, 2013.
  • Y. Wu, R. H. Y. Louie, and M. R. McKay, “Analysis and Design of Wireless Ad Hoc Networks with Channel Estimation Errors”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, no. 6, pp. 1447-1459, Mar. 2013.
  • M. Matthaiou, C. Zhong, M. R. McKay, and T. Ratnarajah, “Sum Rate Analysis of ZF Receivers in Distributed MIMO Systems”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 180-191, Feb. 2013.
  • Y. Wu, S. Jin, X. Gao, C. Xiao, and M. R. McKay, “MIMO Multichannel Beamforming in Rayleigh-Product Channels with Arbitrary-Power Co-Channel Interference and Noise”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, no. 10, pp. 3677-3691, Oct. 2012.
  • Y. Wu, R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “Generalized Framework for the Analysis of Linear MIMO Transmission Schemes in Decentralized Wireless Ad Hoc Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, no. 8, pp. 2815-2827, Aug. 2012.
  • Y. Chen and M. R. McKay, “Coulomb Fluid, Painleve Transcendents, and the Information Theory of MIMO Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 58, no. 7, pp. 4594-4634, July 2012.
  • P. Dharmawansa, M. R. McKay, and P. J. Smith, “Generalized Framework for the Level Crossing Analysis of Ordered Random Processes: A Matrix Permanent Based Approach”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 58, no. 6, pp. 3536-3547, June 2012.
  • Y. Liu, P. Dharmawansa, M. R. McKay, and K. B. Letaief, “Finite-SNR Diversity-Multiplexing Trade-off of Dual Hop Multiple-Relay Channels”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 50, no. 5, pp. 1451-1463, May 2012.
  • L. Sun, P. Li, M. R. McKay, and R. D. Murch, “Capacity of MIMO Systems with Mutual Coupling: Transmitter Optimization with Dual Power Constraints”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 848-861, Feb. 2012.
  • Q. Wang, P. Fan, M. R. McKay, and K. B. Letaief, “On the Position Selection of Relays in Diamond Relay Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 2515-2527, Sept. 2011.
  • P. Dharmawansa, M. R. McKay, R. K. Mallik, and K. B. Letaief, “Ergodic Capacity and Beamforming Optimality for MISO Relaying with Statistical CSI”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 59, no. 8, pp. 2119-2131, Aug. 2011.
  • L. Sun and M. R. McKay, “Opportunistic Relaying for MIMO Wireless Communication: Relay Selection and Capacity Scaling Laws”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 1786-1797, June 2011.
  • C. Zhong, S. Jin, K. K. Wong, and M. R. McKay, “Ergodic Mutual Information Analysis for Multi-Keyhole MIMO Channels”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 1754-1763, June 2011.
  • H. Zhang, M. R. McKay, S. Jin, X. Zhang, and D. Yang, “High-SNR Performance of MIMO Multi-Channel Beamforming in Double-Scattering Channels”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 59, no. 6, pp. 1621-1631, June 2011.
  • C. Zhong, M. R. McKay, T. Ratnarajah, and K.-K. Wong, “Distribution of the Demmel Condition Number of Wishart Matrices”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 1309-1320, May 2011.
  • P. Dharmawansa and M. R. McKay, “Extreme Eigenvalue Distributions of Correlated Non-Central Wishart and Gamma-Wishart Random Matrices”, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, vol. 102, pp. 847-868, Apr. 2011.
  • X. Zhou, M. R. McKay, B. Maham, and A. Hjørungnes, “Rethinking the Secrecy Outage Formulation: A Secure Transmission Design Approach”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 302-304, Mar. 2011.
  • L. Wei, M. R. McKay, and O. Tirkkonen, “Exact Demmel Condition Number Distribution of Complex Wishart Matrices via the Mellin Transform”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 175-177, Feb. 2011.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “Open-Loop Spatial Multiplexing and Diversity Communications in Ad Hoc Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, no. 1, pp. 317-344, Jan. 2011.
  • L. Sun and M. R. McKay, “Eigen-Based Transceivers for the MIMO Broadcast Channel with Semi-Orthogonal User Selection”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 10, pp. 5246-5261, Oct. 2010.
  • W. Wang, S. Jin, X. Gao, K.-K. Wong, and M. R. McKay, “Power Allocation Strategies for Distributed Space-Time Codes in Two-Way Relay Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 10, pp. 5331-5339, Oct. 2010.
  • X. Zhou and M. R. McKay, “Secure Transmission with Artificial Noise over Fading Channels: Achievable Rate and Optimal Power Allocation”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 59, no. 8, pp. 3831-3842, Oct. 2010.
  • P. Dharmawansa, M. R. McKay, and R. K. Mallik, “Analytical Performance of Amplify-and-Forward MIMO Relaying with Orthogonal Space-Time Block Codes”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 58, no. 7, pp. 2147-2158, July 2010.
  • S. Jin, M. R. McKay, K.-K. Wong, and X. Li, “Low SNR Capacity of Multiple-Antenna Systems with Statistical Channel State Information”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 59, no. 6, pp. 2874-2884, July 2010.
  • M. Matthaiou, M. R. McKay, P. J. Smith, and J. A. Nossek, “On the Condition Number Distribution of Complex Wishart Matrices”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 58, no. 6, pp. 1705-1717, June 2010.
  • C. B. Chae, A. Forenza, R. W. Heath Jr., M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “Adaptive MIMO Transmission Techniques for Broadband Wireless Communication Systems”, IEEE Communications Magazine, pp. 112-118, May 2010.
  • S. Jin, M. R. McKay, C. Zhong, and K.-K. Wong, “Ergodic Capacity Analysis of Amplify-and-Forward MIMO Dual-Hop Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 2204-2224, May 2010.
  • X. Li, S. Jin, X. Gao, and M. R. McKay, “Capacity Bounds and Low Complexity Transceiver Design for Double-Scattering MIMO Multiple Access Channels”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 5, pp. 2809-2822, May 2010.
  • X. Li, S. Jin, M. R. McKay, X. Gao, and K.-K. Wong, “Capacity of MIMO-MAC with Transmit Channel Knowledge in the Low SNR Regime”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 926-931, Mar. 2010.
  • C. Zhong, S. Jin, K. K. Wong, and M. R. McKay, “Outage Analysis for Optimal Beamforming MIMO Systems in Multi-Keyhole Channels”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 3, part 1, pp 1451-1456, Mar. 2010.
  • M. R. McKay, I. B. Collings, and A. M. Tulino, “Achievable Sum Rate of MIMO MMSE Receivers: A General Analytic Framework”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 56, no. 1, pp 396-410, Jan. 2010.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “Sum Capacity of MIMO Multiuser Scheduling with Linear Receivers”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 57, no. 11, pp. 3500-3510, Nov. 2009.
  • L. Sun, E. Au, and M. R. McKay, “Adaptive MIMO Multichannel Beamforming with Co-Channel Interference and Noise: Algorithm and Performance Analysis”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 58, no. 8, pp. 4368-4379, Oct. 2009.
  • X. Gao, B. Jiang, X. Li, A. B. Gershman, and M. R. McKay, “Statistical Eigenmode Transmission over Jointly-Correlated MIMO Channels”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 55, no. 8, pp. 3735-3750, Aug. 2009.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “New Performance Results for Multiuser Optimum Combining in the Presence of Rician Fading”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 57, no. 8, pp. 2348-2359, Aug. 2009.
  • L. Sun, M. R. McKay, and S. Jin, “Analytical Performance of MIMO Multichannel Beamforming in the Presence of Unequal Power Cochannel Interference and Noise”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 57, no. 7, pp. 2721-2735, July 2009. Young Author Best Paper Award by IEEE Signal Processing Society.
  • P. Dharmawansa and M. R. McKay, “Diagonal Distribution of a Complex Noncentral Wishart Matrix: A New Trivariate Non-Central Chi-Squared Density”, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, vol. 100, issue 4, pp. 561-580, Apr. 2009.
  • M. R. McKay, A. Zanella, I. B. Collings, and M. Chiani, “Error Probability and SINR Analysis of Optimum Combining in Rician Fading”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 676-687, Mar. 2009.
  • S. Jin, M. R. McKay, K. K. Wong, and X. Gao, “Transmit Beamforming in Rayleigh Product MIMO Channels: Capacity and Performance Analysis”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 56, no. 10, pp 5204-5221, Oct. 2008.
  • X. Li, S. Jin, X. Gao, M. R. McKay, and K. K. Wong, “Transmitter Optimization and Beamforming Optimality Conditions for Double-Scattering MIMO Channels”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 7, no. 9, pp. 3647-3654, Sept. 2008.
  • M. R. McKay, P. J. Smith, H. A. Suraweera, and I. B. Collings, “On the Capacity Distribution of OFDM-Based Spatial Multiplexing: Exact Variance and Outage Approximation”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 54, no. 7, pp. 3260-3278, July 2008.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “Impact of Correlation on the Capacity of Multiple Access and Broadcast Channels with MIMO-MRC”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 2397-2407, June 2008.
  • S. Jin, M. R. McKay, X. Gao, and I. B. Collings, “MIMO Multichannel Beamforming: SER and Outage Using New Eigenvalue Distributions of Complex Noncentral Wishart Matrices”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 56, no. 3, pp. 424-434, Mar. 2008. Stephen O. Rice Award by IEEE Communication Society.
  • E. K. S. Au, S. Jin, M. R. McKay, W. H. Mow, X. Gao, and I. B. Collings, “Analytical Performance of MIMO-SVD Systems in Ricean Fading Channels with Channel Estimation Error and Feedback Delay”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 1315-1325, Apr. 2008.
  • M. R. McKay, I. B. Collings, A. Forenza, and R. W. Heath Jr., “Beamforming/Multiplexing Switching for Coded-MIMO in Spatially-Correlated Channels Based on Closed-Form BER Approximations”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 56, pp. 2555-2567, Sept. 2007.
  • M. R. McKay, A. J. Grant, and I. B. Collings, “Performance Analysis of MIMO-MRC in Double-Correlated Rayleigh Environments”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 497-507, Mar. 2007.
  • M. R. McKay and I. B. Collings, “Error Performance of MIMO-BICM with Zero-Forcing Receivers in Spatially-Correlated Rayleigh Channels”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 787-792, Mar. 2007.
  • A. Forenza, M. R. McKay, A. Pandharipande, R. W. Heath Jr., I. B. Collings, “Adaptive MIMO Transmission for Exploiting the Capacity of Spatially Correlated Channels”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 619-630, Mar. 2007.
  • S. Jin, M. R. McKay, X. Gao, and I. B. Collings, “Asymptotic SER and Outage Probability of MIMO MRC in Correlated Fading”, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 9-12, Jan. 2007.
  • M. R. McKay and I. B. Collings, “On the Capacity of Frequency-Flat and Frequency-Selective Rician MIMO Channels with Single-Ended Correlation”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 5, no. 8, pp. 2038-2043, Aug. 2006.
  • M. R. McKay and I. B. Collings, “Improved General Lower Bound for Spatially-Correlated Rician MIMO Capacity”, IEEE Communication Letters, pp. 162-164, Mar. 2006.
  • M. R. McKay and I. B. Collings, “General Capacity Bounds for Spatially Correlated Rician MIMO Channels”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 51, no. 9, pp. 3121-3145, Sep. 2005.
  • M. R. McKay and I. B. Collings, “Capacity and Performance of MIMO-BICM with Zero-Forcing Receivers”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 74-83, Jan. 2005.

Conference papers

  • N. Auguin, D. Morales, and M. R. McKay, “Robust Linear Discriminant Analysis Using Tyler’s Estimator: Asymptotic Performance Characterization”, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Brighton (UK), May 2019
  • A. A. Quadeer, D. Morales, and M. R. McKay, “A Tailored Sparse PCA Method for Finding Vaccine Targets Against Hepatitis C”, in Proc. of the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, USA, pp. 100-104, Oct. 2016
  • N. Auguin, D. Morales, M. R. McKay, and R. Couillet, “Robust Shrinkage M-Estimators of Large Covariance Estimators”, in Proc. of the IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing, Mallorca, Spain, June 2016.
  • L. Yang, R. Couillet, and M. R. McKay, “Minimum Variance Portfolio Optimization in the Spiked Covariance Model”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances on Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Cancun, Mexico, Dec. 2015.
  • Q. Zhang, S. Jin, D. Morales, M. R. McKay, and H. Zhu, “Optimal Pilot Length for Uplink Massive MIMO with Pilot Reuse”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, March 2016.
  • D. Morales-Jimenez, R. Couillet, and M. R. McKay, “Large Dimensional Analysis of Maronna’s M-Estimator with Outliers”, in the Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Brisbane, Australia, April 2015.
  • R. Couillet and M. R. McKay, “Robust Covariance Estimation and Linear Shrinkage in the Large Dimensional Regime”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP’14), Reims, France, 2014.
  • L. Yang, R. Couillet and M. R. McKay, “Minimum Variance Portfolio Optimization with Robust Shrinkage Covariance Estimation”, in Proc. of the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, USA, 2014.
  • J. Zhu, R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and S. Govindasamy, “On the Impact of Unsynchronized Interferers on Multi-Antenna OFDM Systems”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Sydney, Australia, June 2014.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and Y. Chen, “Multiple-Antenna Signal Detection in Cognitive Radio Networks with Multiple Primary User Signals”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Sydney, Australia, June 2014.
  • A. A. Quadeer, R. H. Y. Louie, K. Shekhar, A. Chakraborty, I-M. Hsing, and M. R. McKay, “Discovering Statistical Vulnerabilities in Highly Mutable Viruses: A Random Matrix Approach”, in Proc. of the IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop (SSP), Gold Coast, Australia, June 2014. Invited Paper.
  • X. Zhang, X. Zhou, M. R. McKay, and R. Heath, “Artificial-Noise-Aided Multi-Antenna Transmission in Slow Fading Channels with Limited Feedback”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, Italy, May 2014. Best Student Paper Award, Information Forensics and Security Track.
  • Y. Wu, R. H. Y. Louie, and M. R. McKay, “Impact of Training on Multiple-Antenna Communications in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks”, in Proc. of the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2013. Invited Paper.
  • X. Zhang, X. Zhou, and M. R. McKay, “Enhancing Secrecy with Sectorized Transmission in Decentralized Wireless Networks”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, Darmstadt, Germany, June 2013.
  • Y. Wu, M. R. McKay, and R. W. Heath Jr., “Coverage and Area Spectral Efficiency in Downlink Random Cellular Networks with Channel Estimation Error”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, May 2013.
  • J. Yu, F. Rubio, and M. R. McKay, “Performance Analysis of Minimum Variance Asset Allocation with High Frequency Data”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, May 2013.
  • S. Li, M. R. McKay, and Y. Chen, “Characterizing the Mutual Information Distribution of MIMO Systems: Beyond the Asymptotic Gaussian Approximation”, in Proc. of the Asilomar Conference on Signal, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2012. Invited Paper.
  • Y. Liu, P. Dharmawansa, and M. R. McKay, “Max-Flow Min-Cut Outage Characterization of Dual-Hop Relay Channels”, to appear in the Proc. of the Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, Illinois, USA, Oct. 2012.
  • W. Lu, O. Tirkkonen, P. Dharmawansa, and M. R. McKay, “On the Exact Distribution of the Scaled Largest Eigenvalue”, to appear in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Ottowa, Canada, June 2012.
  • M. Matthaiou, C. Zhong, M. R. McKay, and T. Ratnarajah, “Sum Rate of ZF Receivers in Distributed MIMO Systems with Rayleigh/Lognormal Fading”, to appear in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Ottowa, Canada, June 2012.
  • W. Yu, R. H. Y. Louie, and M. R. McKay, “Impact of Training on the Transmission Capacity of Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Kyoto, Japan, May 2012.
  • X. Zhang, X. Zhou, and M. R. McKay, “Benefits of Multiple Transmit Antennas in Secure Communication”, in Proc. of the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2011. Invited Paper.
  • S. Li, Y. Chen, and M. R. McKay, “Mutual Information Distribution of Interference-Limited MIMO: A Joint Coulomb Fluid and Painleve Based Approach”, in Proc. of the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2011. Invited Paper. Finalist for the Student Paper Competition.
  • P. Li, L. Sun, M. R. McKay, and R. D. Murch, “Transmitter Optimization for MIMO Systems with Mutual Coupling at High SNR”, in Proc. of the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2011.
  • Y. Wu, S. Jin, X. Gao, C. Xiao, and M. R. McKay, “Eigenvalue Distributions of MIMO Rayleigh-Product Channels with Arbitrary-Power Co-Channel Interference and Noise”, in Proc. of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Houston, TX, Dec. 2011.
  • P. Dharmawansa, M. R. McKay, and P. J. Smith, “Analysis of the Level Crossing Rates for Ordered Random Processes”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kyoto, Japan, June 2011. Best Paper Award.
  • Y. Wu, S. Jin, X. Gao, C. Xiao, and M. R. McKay, “Achievable Rate Region Characterization of the MIMO Broadcast Channel with Channel Distribution Information”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.
  • P. Dharmawansa and M. R. McKay, “Extreme Eigenvalue Distributions of Gamma-Wishart Random Matrices”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, N. Jindal, and I. B. Collings, “Spatial Multiplexing with MMSE Receivers in Ad Hoc Networks”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kyoto, Japan, June 2011.
  • Y. Wu, R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “Random Vector Quantization in MIMO Ad Hoc Networks”, in Proc. of the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2010.
  • S. Jin, M. R. McKay, X. Gao, and K.-K. Wong, “Throughput of Low-Power Network MIMO Cellular Systems”, in Proc. of the Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2010. Invited Paper.
  • Y. Wu, R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “Benefits of Transmit Antenna Selection in Ad-Hoc Networks”, in Proc. of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom), Miami, USA, Dec. 2010. Best Paper Award.
  • C. Zhong, M. R. McKay, T. Ratnarajah, and K.-K. Wong, “Distribution of the Demmel Condition Number of Complex Wishart Matrices”, in Proc. of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom), Miami, USA, Dec. 2010.
  • Y. Liu, P. Dharmawansa, M. R. McKay, and K. B. Letaief, “Finite-SNR Diversity-Multiplexing Trade-Off of Dual Hop Relay Channels”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA), Taichung, Taiwan, Oct. 2010.
  • S. Shen, M. R. McKay, and R. D. Murch, “MIMO Systems with Mutual Coupling: How Many Antennas to Pack into Fixed-Length Arrays?”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA), Taichung, Taiwan, Oct. 2010.
  • P. Dharmawansa, M. R. McKay, R. K. Mallik, and K. B. Letaief, “Optimality of Beamforming for Correlated MISO Relay Channel”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Cape Town, South Africa, June 2010.
  • L. Sun and M. R. McKay, “Sum Capacity Scaling Law of Opportunistic Relaying for MIMO Wireless Communications”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Cape Town, South Africa, June 2010.
  • H. Zhang, S. Jin, M. R. McKay, X. Zhang, and D. Yang, “Connections Between OSTBC and MIMO BF in General Fading Channels”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Cape Town, South Africa, June 2010.
  • M. Matthaiou, M. R. McKay, P. J. Smith, and J. A. Nossek, “Exact Expressions for the Condition Number Distribution of Complex Wishart Matrices”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Cape Town, South Africa, June 2010.
  • Q. Wang, P. Fan, M. R. McKay, and K. B. Letaief, “On the Selection of Relays’ Positions in Diamond Relay Networks”, in Proc. of the International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Caen, France, June 2010. Best Paper Award.
  • P. J. Smith, M. R. McKay, A. Giorgetti, and M. Chiani, “Random Matrix Processes: Quantifying Rates of Change in MIMO Wireless Systems”, in Proc. of the European Wireless Conference (EW), Lucca, Italy, Apr. 2010.
  • W. Wang, S. Jin, X. Gao, K. K. Wong, and M. R. McKay, “Optimal Distributed Space-Time Coding Strategy for Two-Way Relay Networks”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Sydney, Australia, Apr. 2010.
  • A. Firag, P. J. Smith, and M. R. McKay, “Capacity Analysis of MIMO Three Product Channels”, in Proc. of the Australian Communication Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Canberra, Australia, Jan. 2010.
  • L. Sun and M. R. McKay, “Eigenmode Transmission for the MIMO Broadcast Channel with Semi-Orthogonal User Selection”, in Proc. of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’09), Honolulu, USA, Nov. 2009.
  • X. Zhou and M. R. McKay, “Physical Layer Security with Artificial Noise: Secrecy Capacity and Optimal Power Allocations”, in Proc. of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPSC), Omaha, NB, Sept. 2009.
  • M. R. McKay, I. B. Collings, and A. M. Tulino, “Exploiting Connections between MIMO MMSE Achievable Rate and MIMO Mutual Information”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dresden, Germany, June 2009.
  • P. Dharmawansa, M. R. McKay, and R. K. Mallik, “Dual-Hop MIMO Relaying with Orthogonal Space-Time Block Codes”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dresden, Germany, June 2009.
  • S. Jin. M. R. McKay, K. K. Wong, and X. Li, “Low SNR Capacity of Double-Scattering MIMO Channels with Transmitter Channel Knowledge”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dresden, Germany, June 2009.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “Spatial Multiplexing with MRC and ZF Receivers in Ad Hoc Networks”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dresden, Germany, June 2009.
  • A. Firag, P. J. Smith, and M. R. McKay, “Capacity Analysis for MIMO Two-Hop Amplify-and-Forward Relaying Systems with Source to Destination Link”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dresden, Germany, June 2009.
  • C. Zhong, S. Jin, K. K. Wong, and M. R. McKay, “Performance Analysis of Optimal Joint Beamforming in Multi-Keyhole MIMO Channels”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dresden, Germany, June 2009.
  • H. Zhang, M. R. McKay, and D. Yang, “MIMO Multi-Channel Beamforming in Double-Scattering Channels”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Taipei, Taiwan, April 2009.
  • X. Li, S. Jin, M. R. McKay, X. Gao, and K. K. Wong, “Multiuser MIMO-MAC Capacity in the Low SNR Regime: Channel Knowledge and Double-Scattering”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Taipei, Taiwan, April 2009.
  • S. Jin, M. R. McKay, K.-K. Wong, and X. Gao, “MIMO Multichannel Beamforming in Interference-Limited Ricean Fading Channels”, in Proc. of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’08), New Orleans, USA, Nov. 2008.
  • L. Sun, M. R. McKay, and S. Jin, “MIMO Multichannel Beamforming: Analysis in the Presence of Rayleigh Fading, Unbalanced Interference and Noise”, in Proc. of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’08), New Orleans, USA, Nov. 2008.
  • P. Dharmawansa and M. R. McKay, “Exact Minimum Eigenvalue Distribution of a Correlated Complex Non-Central Wishart Matrix”, in Proc. of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’08), New Orleans, USA, Nov. 2008.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “Sum Capacity of Opportunistic Scheduling for Multiuser MIMO Systems with Linear Receivers”, in Proc. of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom’08), New Orleans, USA, Nov. 2008.
  • X. Gao, B. Jiang, X. Li, A. B. Gershman, and M. R. McKay, “A Closed-Form Capacity Bound for Jointly Correlated MIMO Channel”, in Proc. of the IEEE Workshop on Sensor Array and Multi-Channel Signal Processing (SAM), Darmstadt, Germany, pp. 136-140, July 2008.
  • P. Dharmawansa and M. R. McKay, “Distribution of the Diagonal of a 3 x 3 Complex Non-Central Wishart Matrix”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Toronto, Canada, pp. 1783-1787, July 2008.
  • S. Jin, M. R. McKay, C. Zhong, and K.-K. Wong, “Ergodic Capacity Analysis of Amplify-and-Forward MIMO Dual-Hop Systems”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Toronto, Canada, pp. 1903-1907, July 2008.
  • X. Li, S. Jin, X. Gao, and M. R. McKay, “Transmitter Optimization and Power Allocation in Double-Scattering MIMO Multiple-Access Channels”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Toronto, Canada, pp. 920-924, July 2008.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “On the Use of Multiple Antennas to Reduce MAC Layer Coordination in Ad Hoc Networks”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, pp. 4554-4558, May 2008.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “Optimum Combining in Rician Fading: Performance Analysis in Asymptotic SNR Regimes”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, pp. 850-854, May 2008.
  • S. Jin, M. R. McKay, K.-K. Wong, and X. Gao, “Performance Analysis of Rayleigh-Product MIMO Channels with Optimal Beamforming”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, pp. 1265-1270, May 2008.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “Optimum Combining Systems in the Presence of Rician Fading: SINR and Capacity Analysis”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Las Vegas, NA, pp. 2745-2748, Mar. 2008.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “New Asymptotic Performance Results for MIMO and SIMO Optimum Combining”, in Proc. of the Australian Communication Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Christchurch, New Zealand, pp. 69-74, Jan. 2008.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, I. B. Collings, and M. R. McKay, “Analysis of Dense Ad-Hoc Networks with Spatial Diversity”, in Proc. of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom), Washington, USA, pp. 1253-1257, Dec. 2007.
  • X. Li, S. Jin, X. Gao, and M. R. McKay, “Transmitter Optimization and Optimality of Beamforming for MIMO Systems in the Presence of Double Scattering”, in Proc. of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom), Washington, USA, pp. 3639-3644, Dec. 2007.
  • M. R. McKay, A. Zanella, I. B. Collings, and M. Chiani, “Optimum Combining of Rician-Fading Signals: Analysis in the Presence of Interference and Noise”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Glasgow, UK, pp. 1096-1101, June 2007.
  • E. K. S. Au, S. Jin, M. R. McKay, W. H. Mow, X. Gao, and I. B. Collings, “BER Analysis of MIMO-SVD Systems with Channel Estimation Error and Feedback Delay”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Glasgow, UK, pp. 4375-4380, June 2007.
  • M. R. McKay, P. J. Smith, H. A. Suraweera, and I. B. Collings, “Accurate Approximations for the Capacity Distribution of OFDM-Based Spatial Multiplexing”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Glasgow, UK, pp. 5377-5382, June 2007.
  • R. H. Louie, M. R. McKay, I. B. Collings, and B. Vucetic, “Capacity Approximations for Multiuser MIMO-MRC with Antenna Correlation”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Glasgow, UK, pp. 5195-5200, June 2007.
  • A. Zanella, M. R. McKay, I. B. Collings, and M. Chiani, “Exact SEP of Optimum Combining in the Presence of Noise and Rician-Faded Interferers”, in Proc. of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Dublin, UK, pp. 1931-1935, May 2007.
  • R. H. Y. Louie, M. R. McKay, and I. B. Collings, “Capacity Increase with Antenna Correlation for Multiuser MIMO-MRC”, in Proc. of the Australian Communication Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Adelaide, Australia, Jan. 2007, pp. 139-143.
  • M. R. McKay, P. J. Smith, and I. B. Collings, “New Properties of Complex Noncentral Quadratic Forms and Bounds on MIMO Mutual Information”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Seattle, USA, July 2006.
  • S. Jin, X. Gao, and M. R. McKay, “Ordered Eigenvalues of Complex Noncentral Wishart Matrices and Performance Analysis of SVD MIMO Systems”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Seattle, USA, July 2006.
  • M. R. McKay, A. J. Grant, and I. B. Collings, “Largest Eigenvalue Statistics of Double-Correlated Complex Wishart Matrices and MIMO-MRC”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Toulouse, France, May 2006. Best Paper Award.
  • A. Forenza, M. R. McKay, I. B. Collings, and R. W. Heath Jr., “Switching Between OSTBC and Spatial Multiplexing with Linear Receivers in Spatially Correlated MIMO Channels”, in Proc. of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Melbourne, Australia, May 2006.
  • M. R. McKay, I. B. Collings, A. Forenza, and R. W. Heath Jr., “A Throughput-Based Adaptive MIMO-BICM Approach for Spatially-Correlated Channels”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Istanbul, Turkey, June 2006.
  • M. R. McKay, I. B. Collings, and P. J. Smith, “Capacity and SER Analysis of MIMO Beamforming with MRC”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Istanbul, Turkey, June 2006.
  • M. R. McKay and I. B. Collings, “Efficient BER Expressions for MIMO-BICM in Spatially-Correlated Rayleigh Channels”, in Proc. of the Australian Communication Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Perth, Australia, Jan. 2006, pp. 1-6.
  • A. Forenza, M. R. McKay, A. Pandharipande, R. W. Heath Jr. and I. B. Collings, “Capacity Enhancement via Multi-Mode Adaptation in Spatially Correlated MIMO Channels”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Personal, Indoor, Mobile, and Radio Communications (PIMRC), Berlin, Germany, Sept. 2005.
  • M. R. McKay and I. B. Collings, “Layered Space-Frequency Bit-Interleaved Coded Modulation for MIMO Systems”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Personal, Indoor, Mobile, and Radio Communications (PIMRC), Berlin, Germany, Sept. 2005.
  • M. R. McKay and I. B. Collings, “Statistical Properties of Complex Noncentral Wishart Matrices and MIMO Capacity”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Adelaide, Australia, Sept. 2005, pp. 785-789.
  • M. R. McKay and I. B. Collings, “Capacity Bounds for Correlated Rician MIMO Channels”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Seoul, Korea, pp. 772-776, May 2005.
  • M. R. McKay and I. B. Collings, “Performance Bounds for MIMO Bit-Interleaved Coded Modulation with Zero-Forcing Receivers”, in Proc. of the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom), Dallas, Texas, pp. 376-380, Dec. 2004.
  • M. R. McKay and I. B. Collings, “Throughput Performance of Low Complexity MIMO Extensions to OFDM-Based WLANs”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA), Sydney, Australia, pp. 439-443, Sept. 2004.
  • I. B. Collings, M. R. G. Butler and M. R. McKay, “Low Complexity Receiver Design for MIMO Bit-Interleaved Coded Modulation”, in Proc. of the IEEE International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications (ISSSTA), Sydney, Australia, pp. 12-16, Sept. 2004.
  • D. Butler, C. McCool, M. R. McKay, et al, “Robust Face Localization Using Motion, Colour and Fusion”, Digital Image Computing – Tech. and Appl. (DICTA), Sydney, Australia, pp. 899-908, Dec. 2003.