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Barry Quinn - Publications

 

Books

Nicholls, D.F. and Quinn, B.G. (1982). Random Coefficient Autoregressive Models: An Introduction, Springer-Verlag, New York.

Quinn, B.G. (1996). ST305: Statistical Inference. University of London Study Guide for the External Programme. ISBN 07187 13443. (This is a self-contained textbook with worked examples, assignment questions and sample examination.}

Quinn, B.G. (1998). ST220: Simulation. University of London Study Guide for the External Programme. ISBN 07187 15772

Quinn, B.G, Hannan, E.J. (2001). The Estimation and Tracking of Frequency, Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-80446-9 Errata   Matlab Programs
 

Book Chapters

Quinn, B.G. (2012) The Estimation of Frequency, in Handbook of Statistics vol.30, pp. 585-621, Elsevier Press. ISBN 9780444538581

Articles

Hannan, E.J. and Quinn, B.G. (1979). The determination of the order of an autoregression, J. Roy. Statist. Soc. B, 41, 190-195.

Quinn, B.G. (1980). Order determination for a multivariate autoregression, J. Roy. Statist. Soc. B, 42, 182-185.

Quinn, B.G. (1980). Limiting behaviour of autocorrelation function of ARMA process as several roots of characteristic equation approach unit circle. Commun. Statist. - Simula. Computa., B9, 195-198.

Nicholls, D.F. and Quinn, B.G. (1980). The estimation of random coefficient autoregressive models I, J. of Time Series Analysis, 1, 37-46.

Quinn, B.G. and Nicholls, D.F. (1981). The estimation of random coefficient autoregressive models II, J. of Time Series Analysis, 2, 185-203.

Nicholls, D.F. and Quinn, B.G. (1981). Multiple autoregressive models with random coefficients, J. Mult. Anal., 11, 185-198.

Quinn, B.G. and Nicholls, D.F. (1981). The stability of random coefficient autoregressive models, International Economic Review, 22, 741-744.

Nicholls, D.F. and Quinn, B.G. (1981). The estimation of multivariate random coefficient autoregressive models, J. Mult. Anal., 11, 544-555.

Quinn, B.G. and Nicholls, D.F. (1982). Testing for the randomness of autoregressive coefficients, J. of Time Series Analysis, 3, 123-135.

Quinn, B.G. (1982). A note on the existence of strictly stationary solutions to bilinear equations, J. of Time Series Analysis, 3, 249-252.

Quinn, B.G. (1982). Stationarity and invertibility of simple bilinear models, Stoch. Proc. Appl., 12, 225-230.

Carr, P.F., Jones, B.G., Quinn, B.G. and Wright, A.J. (1984). Towards an objective phanerozoic time scale, Geology, 12, 274-277.

Quinn, B.G. (1986). Testing for the presence of sinusoidal components. In Essays in Time Series and Allied Processes - Papers in honour of E.J.Hannan, J. Gani (ed), Applied Probablity Trust, 201-210.

Quinn, B.G. and MacGillivray, H.L. (1986). Normal approximation to discrete unimodal distributions, J. of Applied Probability, 23, 1013-1018.

Quinn, B.G., McLachlan, G.J. and Hjort, N.L. (1987). A note on the Aitkin-Rubin approach to hypothesis testing in mixture models. J. Roy. Statist. Soc. B, 49, 311-314.

Quinn, B.G. (1988). A note on AIC order determination for multivariate autoregressions, J. of Time Series Analysis, 9, 241-244.

Quinn, B.G. (1989). Estimating the number of terms in a sinusoidal regression, J. of Time Series Analysis, 10, 71-75.

Hannan, E.J. and Quinn, B.G. (1989). The resolution of closely adjacent spectral lines, J. of Time Series Analysis, 10, 13-31.

Terzi, S. and Quinn, B.G. (1990). Estimation of Simultaneous Equations with Random Coefficients, Atti della XXXV Riunione Scientifica della SIS, 171-177.

Quinn, B.G. and Thomson, P.J. (1991). Estimating the frequency of a periodic function, Biometrika, 78, 65-75.

Quinn, B.G. and Fernandes, J.M. (1991). A fast efficient technique for the estimation of frequency, Biometrika, 78, 489-98.

Quinn, B.G. (1991). Doppler Speed and Range Estimation. In Proceedings of TTCP G10 1991 Meeting.

Quinn, B.G. (1992). Some new high-accuracy frequency estimators. Proceedings of ISSPA, Gold Coast, 323-326.

Quinn, B.G. (1992) Parametric Spectral Methods, in Modern Signal Processing Techniques for Acoustics, proceedings of a short course conducted at ADFA, Nov, 8.01-8.10.

Quinn, B.G. and Fernandes, J.M. (1993). The estimation of frequency. Proceedings of the Second European Control Conference, Groningen,v.IV, 2297-2302.

Quinn, B.G., Barrett, R.F., Kootsookos, P.J. and Searle, S.J. (1993) The Estimation of the Shape of an Array using a Hidden Markov Model, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 18, 557-564.

Quinn, B.G., Barrett, R.F., Kootsookos, P.J. and Searle, S.J. (1993) Array shape estimation using a hidden Markov model, Proceedings of TTCP-GTP1 and TTCP-GTP9.

Hannan, E.J., Huang, D. and Quinn, B.G. (1993) Frequency Estimation, Proceedings of 1993 IFAC world congress, Sydney.

Hannan, E.J., Huang, D. and Quinn, B.G. (1993) The Estimation of Frequency, Proceedings of International Conference on Applications of Time Series in Astronomy and Meteorology, Padova, Italy, 29-36. A version of this paper appeared in a book, edited by T. Subba Rao, which was published in January 1997 by Chapman and Hall.

Quinn, B.G. (1994). Estimating frequency by interpolation using Fourier coefficients, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, 42, 1264-1268.

Ferguson, B.G. and Quinn, B.G. (1994) Application of the Short-Time Fourier Transform and the Wigner-Ville Distribution to the Acoustic Localisation of Aircraft, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 96:2 part 1, 821-827.

Clarkson, V., Kootsookos, P. and Quinn, B.G. (1994) Analysis of the Variance Threshold of Kay's Weighted Linear Predictor Frequency Estimator, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, 42, 2370-2379.

Quinn, B.G. and Kootsookos, P. (1994) Threshold Behaviour of the Maximum Likelihood Estimator of Frequency, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 42, 3291-3294.

Quinn, B.G., Barrett, R.F. and Searle, S.J. (1994) The Estimation and HMM Tracking of Weak Narrowband Signals, Proceedings of 1994 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, IV, 341-344.

La Scala, B.F., Bitmead, R.R. and Quinn, B.G. (1994) An Extended Kalman Filter Frequency Tracker for High-Noise Environments, Proceedings of 7th SP Workshop on Statistical and Array Processing, Quebec.

Quinn, B.G. (1995). Doppler Speed and Range Estimation using frequency and amplitude estimates, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 98:5 part 1, 2560-2566.

La Scala, B.F., Bitmead, R.R. and Quinn, B.G. (1996) An Extended Kalman Filter Frequency Tracker for High-Noise Environments, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 44, 431-434.

Quinn, B.G. (1996) Statistical Problems in the Analysis of Underwater Sound, in Athens Conference on Applied Probability and Time Series, Vol. II: Time Series Analysis In Memory of E.J. Hannan, (P.M. Robinson and M. Rosenblatt, eds), Springer Lecture Notes in Statistics, 115, 324-338. Springer-Verlag, New York.

Quinn, B.G. (1997). Estimation of Frequency, Amplitude and Phase from the DFT of a Time Series, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, 45, 814-817.

Quinn, B.G., Clarkson, V. and Kootsookos, P.J. (1998) Comments on "On the Performance of the Weighted Linear Predictor Frequency Estimator", IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, 46, 526-527.

Quinn, B.G. (1999). A Fast Efficient Technique for the Estimation of Frequency: Interpretation and Generalisation, Biometrika, 86, 213-220.

Quinn, B.G. (2000). On Kay's Frequency Estimator, J. of Time Series Analysis, 21, 707-712.

Quinn, B.G. (2004). Estimating a sinusoid in low SNR coloured noise, Proceedings of the 2004 Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks & Information Processing Conference, IEEE Press, 301-306.

Quinn, B.G. (2004) Subspace estimators of direction of arrival, Proceedings of the 2004 Asilomar conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, IEEE Press, 2074-2078.

Quinn, B.G. (2006) Statistical Methods of Spectrum Change Detection, Digital Signal Processing, 16, 588-596.

Quinn, B.G. (2006) Frequency Estimation Using Tapered Data, Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, III, 73-76.

Quinn, B.G. (2007) Estimating the mode of a phase distribution, Proceedings of the 2007 Asilomar conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, IEEE Press, 587-591.

Quinn, B.G. (2007) Efficient estimation of the parameters in a sum of complex sinusoids in complex autoregressive noise, Proceedings of the 2007 Asilomar conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, IEEE Press, 636 - 640.

McKilliam, R.G., Clarkson, I.V.C, and Quinn, B.G. (2008) An Algorithm to Compute the Nearest Point in the Lattice An*, IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, 54, 4378-4381.

Quinn, B.G., McKilliam, R.G. and Clarkson, I.V.C. (2008) Maximizing the Periodogram, Proceedings of IEEE Globecom 2008, doi: 10.1109/GLOCOM.2008.ECP.668, 1-4. 

Quinn, B.G. (2009) Recent advances in rapid frequency estimation, Digital Signal Processing, 19, 942-948.

McKilliam, R.G., Quinn, B.G., Clarkson, I.V.L and Moran, B. (2009) Polynomial-phase estimation, phase unwrapping and the nearest lattice point problem, Proceedings of the 2009 Asilomar conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, IEEE Press, 493-496.

Quinn, B.G. (2010) Phase-Only Information Loss, Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 3982-3985.

McKilliam, R.G., Quinn, B.G., Clarkson, I.V.L and Moran, B. (2010) Frequency estimation by phase unwrapping, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, 58, 2953-2963.

McKilliam, R.G., Clarkson, I.V.L, Quinn, B.G. and Moran, B. (2011) The asymptotic properties of polynomial phase estimation by least squares phase unwrapping, Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 3592-3595.

Haghighi, M.S., Mohamedpour, K., Varadharajan, V. and Quinn, B.G. (2011) Stochastic Modeling of Hello Flooding in Slotted CSMA/CA Wireless Sensor Networks, IEEE transactions on Information Forensics & Security, 6(4), 1185-1199.

McKilliam, R.G., Quinn, B.G. and Clarkson, I.V.L. (2012) Direction estimation by minimum squared arc length, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, 60(5), 2115-2124.

Quinn, B.G., Clarkson, I.V.L. and McKilliam, R.G. (2012) Estimating Period From Sparse, Noisy Timing Data, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop, 193-196.

McKilliam, R. G., Pollok, A., Cowley, B., Clarkson, I.V.L., Quinn, B.G. (2013) Noncoherent least squares estimators of carrier phase and amplitude, IEEE Internat. Conf. Acoust. Spe. Sig. Process., 4888-4892, May.

Quinn, B.G., Clarkson, I. V. L., McKilliam, R.G. (2014) On the periodogram estimator of period from sparse, noisy timing data, Proceedings of 2013 IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, IEEE Press, 879-883.

McKilliam, R. G., Quinn, B. G., Clarkson, I.V.L., Moran, B., Vellambi, B.N. (2014) Polynomial phase estimation by least squares phase unwrapping, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 62(8), 1962-1975, April.

Quinn, B.G. (2014) On fitting exponentially damped sinusoids. 2014 IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing. here

Quinn, B.G., Clarkson, I.V.L., McKilliam, R.G. (2104) On the periodogram estimators of periods from interleaved sparse, noisy timing data, 2014 IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing. here

Articles accepted for publication

Haghighi, M., Xiang, Y., Varadharajan, V., Quinn, B.G. A Stochastic Time-domain Model for Burst Data Aggregation in IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Sensor Networks, accepted for publication in IEEE Transaction on Computers. DOI: 10.1109/TC.2013.2296773

McKilliam, R. G., Pollok, A., Cowley, B., Clarkson, I.V.L., Quinn, B.G. Carrier phase and amplitude estimation for phase shift keying using pilots and data, to appear in August 2014 IEEE Transaction on Signal Processing.

Articles submitted for publication

McKilliam, R. G., Clarkson, I.V.L., Quinn, B.G. Fast sparse period estimation, submitted to IEEE Signal Processing Letters.