Papers Published

Hussnain Ali, Nursadul Mamun, Avamarie Brueggeman, Ramcharan Chandra Shekhar, Juliana N. Saba, John H.L. Hansen, “The CCi-MOBILE Vocoder," The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144(3), 1872-1872, 2018 Abstract  Poster

Ramcharan Chandra Shekhar,Hussnain Ali, John H.L. Hansen, “Testing Paradigms for Assistive Hearing Devices in Diverse Acoustic Environments," 1686-1690. 10.21437 Interspeech.2018-1471. Abstract  pdf presentation


Nursadul Mamun, Khadija Akter, Hussnain Ali, John H.L. Hansen, “Measuring speech perception with recovered envelope cues using the peripheral auditory model," The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144(3), 1872-1872, 2018 Abstract  Poster

Jaewook Lee, Hussnain Ali, Emily A. Tobey, John H.L. Hansen, “The Lombard effect observed in speech produced by cochlear implant users in noisy environments: A naturalistic study," Journal of Acoustical Society of America (JASA), vol. 141, pp. 2788-2799, 2017. Link   pdf

Oldooz Hazrati, Hussnain Ali, and John H. L. Hansen, “Evaluation and analysis of whispered speech for cochlear implant users: gender identification and intelligibility,”
submitted in Journal of Acoustical Society of America (JASA), vol. 138, pp. 74-79, 2015. Link        pdf

Hussnain Ali, Oldooz Hazrati, John Hansen, Emily Tobey, "Evaluation of adaptive dynamic range optimization in adverse listening conditions for cochlear implants," The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA), vol. 136, EL242-EL248, 2014. Link     pdf

Hussnain Ali, Arthur Lobo, Philip Loizou, “Design and Evaluation of a PDA-based Research Platform for Cochlear Implants”,  IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (IEEE TBME), vol. 60, issue. 11, pp. 3060 - 3073, Nov. 2013.  Link            pdf

Hussnain Ali, “Customized sound processing and fitting paradigms for cochlear implant users”, Doctorate Dissertation (pdf)

Hussnain Ali, “Design and Evaluation of a PDA-based Research Platform for Cochlear Implants”, Master's Thesis (pdf)

P. C. Loizou, A. P. Lobo, D. Kim, N. R. Gunupudi, V. Gopalkrishna, N.Kehtarnavaz, H. Lee, S. Guo, and Hussnain Ali, Final Report – Open architecture research interface for cochlear implants. NIH final progress report NIH-NO1-DC-6-0002, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, 2011. pdf
Oldooz Hazrati, Hussnain Ali, John H. L. Hansen, James M. Kates, “Hearing assistive technologies: Challenges and Opportunities,” 2016 InterSpeech Conference, San Francisco, CA, Sep. 8, 2016.

Juliana N. Saba, Hussnain Ali, and John H.L. Hansen, “A formant-based approach for channel selection in ‘n-of-m’ sound coding strategies for cochlear implants,” Proc. of CI2018 Conference on Emerging Issues In Cochlear Implantation, Washington DC, March 7 – 10, 2018.

Hussnain Ali, Ammula Sandeep, Juliana Saba, John H.L. Hansen, “CCi-MOBILE platform for cochlear implant and hearing-aid research," Proc. of the 1st Int. Conference on Challenges in Hearing Assistive Technology (CHAT-17), Stockholm, Sweden, Aug. 19, 2017.   pdf

Rafael Chiea, Bernardo Murta, Gustavo Mourao, Stephan Paul, Hussnain Ali, John Hansen, “Towards a measure of the differences in cochlear implant stimulation strategies," Proc. of the 1st Int. Conference on Challenges in Hearing Assistive Technology (CHAT-17), Stockholm, Sweden, Aug. 19, 2017. pdf

Hussnain Ali and John H.L. Hansen, “Internet-of-Things and smart assistive hearing devices,” Conf. on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, CIAP-2017, pp. 212, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 16-21, 2017. pdf   

Hussnain Ali, Sandeep Ammula, John H.L. Hansen, “Subjective evaluation with UT-Dallas research interface for cochlear implant users,” Conf. on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, CIAP-2017, pp. 211, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 16-21, 2017. pdf

Julian N. Saba, Hussnain Ali, John H.L. Hansen, “Improving channel selection criteria in n-of-m strategies for cochlear implant sound coding strategies,” Conf. on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, CIAP-2017, pp. 227, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 16-21, 2017.

Jaewook Lee, Hussnain Ali and John H.L. Hansen, “Lombard effect perturbation pre-processing strategy for cochlear implant users,” Conf. on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, CIAP-2017, pp. 241, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 16-21, 2017. pdf

Sandeep Ammula, Hussnain Ali, John H.L. Hansen, “CCi-MOBILE platform for combined electric and acoustic stimulation,” Conf. on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, CIAP-2017, pp. 261, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 16-21, 2017.

Muhammad Mohid Nabil, Hussnain Ali, Chin-Tuan Tan, “Perceived sound quality of noise and noise reduced speech,” Conf. on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, CIAP-2017, pp. 313, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 16-21, 2017. pdf

Juliana Saba, Jaewook Lee, Hussnain Ali, Jaewook Lee, Son Ta, Tuan Nguyen, and John Hansen, “Impusle suppression algorithm development of a compatible program for cochlear implant users,” Proceedings of the 170th (Fall) meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, JASA vol. 139 (4), pp. 2224, April 27, 2016.

Hussnain Ali, Feng Hong, Jun Wang, John H.L. Hansen, “Mobile research interface for cochlear implants," 14th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Technologies, CI2016, Toronto, Canada, May 11 - May 14, 2016. Abstract    Presentation

Hussnain Ali, Jack H. Noble, René H. Gifford, Robert F. Labadie, Benoit M. Dawant, John H.L. Hansen, “Towards patient-centric sound fitting for cochlear implants," 14th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Technologies, CI2016, Toronto, Canada, May 11 - May 14, 2016. Abstract    Poster

Jaewook Lee, Hussnain Ali,John H.L. Hansen, “The Lombard reflex and its influence on speech perception in adult cochlear implant users," 14th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Technologies, CI2016, Toronto, Canada, May 11 - May 14, 2016.    Poster

Juliana Saba, Hussnain Ali, Jaewook Lee, John Hansen, Son Ta, Tuan Nguyen, and Cory Chilson, “Development of an educational electro-mechanical model of the middle ear,” Proceedings of the 170th (Fall) meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, JASA vol. 138 (3), Nov. 3, 2015.

Juliana Saba, Son Ta, Tuan Nguyen, Cory Chilson, Jaewook Lee, Hussnain Ali, and John Hansen, , "Developing an educational electro-mechanical model of the middle ear and impulse noise reduction algorithm for cochlear implant users," IEEE Signal Processing and Signal Processing Education Workshop (SP/SPE), Salt Lake City, UT, Aug. 2015, pp. 83-88.

Hussnain Ali, Jack H. Noble, René H. Gifford, Robert F. Labadie, Benoit M. Dawant, John H.L. Hansen, Emily Tobey, “Image-Guided Frequency-Place Mapping in Cochlear Implants," Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, CIAP-2015, pp. 183, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 12-17, 2015. Abstract    Poster

Feng Hong, Hussnain Ali, John H.L. Hansen, E. Tobey, “Android-based Research Platform for Cochlear Implants,” Conf. on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, CIAP-2015, pp. 127, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 12-17, 2015. Abstract    Poster

Jaewook Lee, Hussnain Ali, Ali Ziaei, John H.L. Hansen, Emily A. Tobey, “Impact analysis of naturalistic environmental noise type on speech production for cochlear implant users versus normal hearing listeners,” Conf. on Implantable Auditory Prostheses, CIAP-2015, pp. 271, Lake Tahoe, CA, July 12-17, 2015. Abstract    Poster

Hussnain Ali, Jack H. Noble, René H. Gifford, Robert F. Labadie, Benoit M. Dawant, John H.L. Hansen, Emily Tobey, "Image-guided customization of frequency-place mapping in cochlear implants," Proceedings of International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, IEEE ICASSP'15, pp. 5843 – 5847, Brisbane, Australia, April 2015. (Invited Paper) pdf

"Improving channel selection of sound coding algorithms in cochlear implants," in Proc. International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, IEEE ICASSP'14, Florence, Italy, May 2014. Link   
 pdf     Poster

Jaewook Lee, Hussnain Ali, Ali Ziaei, John H. L. Hansen, Lombard Effect-based Speech Analysis across Noisy Environments for Voice Communication With Cochlear Implant Subjects, 168th Acoustical Society of America (ASA) Fall Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, Oct. 27-31, 2014.

Hussnain Ali, Oldooz Hazrati, John H. L. Hansen, and Emily Tobey, “The effect of adaptive dynamic range optimization on speech intelligibility in adverse listening environments for cochlear implant users," in Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Auditory Technologies, Munich, Germany, June 2014. Abstract     Poster

Oldooz Hazrati, Hussnain Ali, John H. L. Hansen, and Emily Tobey, “Gender identification and intelligibility of whispered speech in cochlear implant users: evaluation and analysis," in Proc. 13th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Auditory Technologies, Munich, Germany, June 2014. Abstract

Oldooz Hazrati, Seyed O. Sadjadi, Hussnain Ali, Philipos C. Loizou, and John H. L. Hansen, "A Soft Masking Strategy for Simultaneous Suppression of Noise and Reverberation in Cochlear Implants," Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses'13, (CIAP 2013) Lake Tahoe, California, USA, July 2013. Abstract     Poster

Nirmal Srinivasan, Hussnain Ali, Emily Tobey, and Philipos C. Loizou, “Effect of consonant-vowel boundary to speech perception in cochlear implants,” Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses'13, (CIAP 2013) Lake Tahoe, California, USA, July 2013. Abstract     Poster

Feng Hong, Hussnain Ali, Emily Tobey, and Philipos C. Loizou, “Design of a PDA-based portable stimulator for animal studies,” Conference on Implantable Auditory Prostheses'13, (CIAP 2013) Lake Tahoe, California, USA, July 2013. Abstract     Poster

Hussnain Ali, Oldooz Hazrati, Nirmal Srinivasan, and Philipos C. Loizou, “Noise Modeling in Reverberation: A Comparative Study of Speech Intelligibility in Cochlear Implant Users," in Sigma Xi Southwest Regional Research Conference, Dallas, TX USA, Jan. 2013. (won the 2nd best paper award) Abstract     pdf

Hussnain Ali, Arthur Lobo, Philip Loizou, “On the Design and Evaluation of the PDA-based Research Platform for Electric and Acoustic Stimulation”, in Proc. of 34th Annual International Conf. of Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, IEEE EMBS Conference, pp.2493,2496, Aug. 2012 (Invited Paper)     pdf    Presentation

Hussnain Ali, Arthur Lobo, Philip Loizou, “PDA Platform for Offline Processing and Streaming of Stimuli for Cochlear Implants Research”, 33rd Annual International Conf. of Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, IEEE EMBS Conference, 2011 pp. 1045-1048, Sep. 2011. (link) (pdf)

Talha J. Ahmad, Hussnain Ali, Shoab A. Khan, “Effect of Atrioventricular Conduction on Heart Rate Variability”, 33rd Annual International Conf. of Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, IEEE EMBS Conference, 2011 pp. 1953-1956, Sep. 2011. (link) (pdf)

Hussnain Ali, Talha J. Ahmad, Shoab A. Khan, Farrukh Kamran, “Inductive Link Design for Medical Implants,” IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics & Applications (ISIEA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 694-699, 4th-6th October 2009. (link) (pdf)

Hussnain Ali, Talha J. Ahmad, Shoab A. Khan, Farrukh Kamran, “Mathematical Modeling of Inductive Link for Optimizing Efficiency”, IEEE Symposium on Industrial Electronics & Applications (ISIEA) , pp. 831-835, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 4th-6th October 2009. (link) (pdf)

Hussnain Ali, Talha J. Ahmad, M. Asim Ajaz, Shoab A. Khan, “Laboratory Prototype of Cochlear Implant: Design and Techniques”, 31st Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, pp. 803-806, Minnesota, USA, September, 2009. (link1) (link2) (pdf)

Talha J. Ahmad, Hussnain Ali, M. Asim Ajaz, Shoab A. Khan, “Efficient Algorithm development of CIS Speech Processing Strategy for Cochlear Implants”, 31st Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, pp. 1270-1273, Minnesota, USA, September, 2009. (link1) (link2) (pdf)

Talha J. Ahmad, Hussnain Ali and Shoab A. Khan, “Classification of Phonocardiogram Using an adaptive Fuzzy Inference System”, International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition (IPCV ’09), pp. 609-614, Monte Carlo Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, July, 2009. pdf

Talha J. Ahmad, Hussnain Ali, M. Asim Ijaz, Shoab A. Khan, “A DSK Based Simplified Speech Processing Module for Cochlear Implant Research”, 34th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 369-372, Taiwan, April 19-24, 2009. (link) (pdf)

Hussnain Ali, Talha J. Ahmad, Shoab A. Khan, S. M. Imran Majeed, “A Hybrid Network-based Cardiac Telemetric System: Design & Techniques”, “6th International Conference of Pakistan Heart Rhythm Society”, Rawalpindi, Feb. 14-15, 2009. pdf

H. Ali, Talha J. Ahmad, Shoab Khan, “Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Classifier for Phonocardiograms”; Proc. of Sixth IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Innsbruck, Austria, Feb 2008. (link)     Abstract

Talha J. Ahmad, Hussnain Ali, Shoab A. Khan, “Statistical Fuzzy Classifier for Heart Sounds,” in Proc. Pan American Health Care Exchanges Conference (PAHCE) ’08, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA, Jan. 2008. pdf

Hussnain Ali, Talha J. Ahmad, Shoab A. Khan, “Heart Sound Signal Modeling and Segmentation based on Improved Shannon Energy Envelogram using Adaptive Windows”, Proc. of Asialink International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Jakarta, Indonesia ,October 2007. pdf