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Behnaz Ghoraani
Assistant Professor

2015 Submissions

Journal Paper

Ladavich, S. and B. Ghoraani. "Rate-Independent Detection of Atrial Fibrillation by Statistical Modeling of Atrial Activity." Biomedical Signal Processing and Control Journal. (2015): 274–281. Print. *

Ganesan, P., et al. "Characterization of Electrograms From Multi-polar Diagnostic Catheters During Atrial Fibrillation." the Simulations of Heart Function Journal - BioMed Research International. (2015): 1-9. Web. *

Sterling, M., D. Huang, and B. Ghoraani. "Developing a New Computer-aided Clinical Decision Support System For Prediction of Successful Post-cardioversion Patients With Persistent Atrial Fibrillation." Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine Journal - Congestive Heart Failure 1. 6 (2015): 1-11. Web. *

Zeller, A. and B. Ghoraani. "Body Surface Mapping of T-wave Alternans Depends on the Distribution of Myocardial Scarring." The Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal 26. (2015): 26-34. Web. *

Published Conference Proceedings

Traitruengsakul, S., et al. "Automatic Localization of Epileptic Spikes in EEGs of Children with Infantile Spasms." Proceedings of the the Proceedings of 37th Annual International IEEE EMBS. Milan, Italy, N/A: n.p., Print. *

Medel, J., A. Savakis, and B. Ghoraani. "A Novel Time-Frequency Feature Extraction Algorithm Based on dictionary Learning." Proceedings of the the 41st IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). Shanghai, China, : n.p., Print. *

Savakis, S. Kumar, B. Ghoraani, A. "Joint and Discriminative Dictionary Learning for Facial Expression Recognition." Proceedings of the Electronic Imaging: Imaging and Multimedia Analytics in a Web and Mobile World Conference. San Francisco, CA: n.p., Print. *

Salmin, A., et al. "An Algorithm to Guide Multi-pole Diagnostic Catheters Towards Atrial Fibrillation Sustaining Sites." Proceedings of the 21st Atrial Fibrillation Symposium. Ed. N/A. Orlando, Florida: n.p., Print. *

Paciorkowski, L. Seltzer, S. Traitruengsakul, S. Demarest, K. Knupp, T. Benke, D. Phillips, B. Ghoraani, and A. R. "A Novel Approach to Spike Detection in Hypsarrhythmia Using Matching Pursuit Time-Frequency Domain." Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society. Philadelphia, PA: n.p., Print. *

Ghoraani, A. Salmin, P. Ganesan, K.E. Shilieto, E. Cherry, A. Pertsov, and B. "An Algorithm to Guide Multi-pole Diagnostic Catheters Towards Atrial Fibrillation sustaining Sites." Proceedings of the The Upstate New York Cardiac Electrophysiology Symposium. Rochester, NY: n.p., Web. *

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Ghoraani, B. "Mechanical and Aerospace Seminar Series." University of Buffalo. Buffalo, NY. 19 Nov. 2015. Guest Lecture.

Ghoraani, B. "Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute Seminar series." URMC. Rochester, NY. 8 Apr. 2015. Guest Lecture.

Ghoraani, B. "Rochester Heart Research Group Seminar Series." CTSI Rochester. Rochester, NY. 29 Jan. 2015. Guest Lecture.

2014 Submissions

Published Conference Proceedings

Sinkiewicz, Daniel, Lendra Friesen, and Behnaz Ghoraani. "Analysis of Cochlear Implant Artifact Removal Techniques Using the Continuous Wavelet Transform." Proceedings of the 36th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference. Ed. Unknown. Chicago, IL: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Ladavich, Steven and Behnaz Ghoraani. "Developing an Atrial Activity-Based Algorithm for Detection of Atrial Fibrillation." Proceedings of the 36th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference. Ed. Unknown. Chicago, Illinois: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Sterling, Mark, David T. Huang, and Behnaz Ghoraani. "Developing Time-Frequency Features for Prediction of the Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation After Electrical Cardioversion Therapy." Proceedings of the 36th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference. Ed. Unknown. Chicago, Illinois: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Ganesan, Prasanth, et al. "Rotational Activities During Atrial Fibrillation Associate with Incremental Gradient of Total Conduction Delay from Multi-pole Diagnostic Catheters." Proceedings of the Upstate NY Cardiac Electrophysiology Society Annual Meeting. Ed. Michael Morales. Buffalo, NY: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Ladavich, Steven and Behnaz Ghoraani. "Developing an Atrial Activity-Based Algorithm for Detection of Atrial Fibrillation." Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Effective Access Technology Conference. Ed. Unknown. Rochester, NY: n.p., 2014. Web. £

Mamaghani, Baabak, et al. "Entropy and Frequency Analysis of New Electrocardiogram Lead Placement for Atrial Fibrillation Detection." Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Effective Access Technology Conference. Ed. Unknown. Rochester, NY: n.p., 2014. Web. £

Sterling, Mark and Behnaz Ghoraani. "Matching Pursuit Decomposition For Disorganization Analysis of the Surface Electrocardiogram During Atrial Fibrillation." Proceedings of the IEEE International Humanitarian Technology Conference. Ed. N/A. Montreal, Quebec: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Ghoraani, Behnaz. "Biomedical Signal Feature Extraction: Advanced Methods and Applications." Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 12 Sep. 2014. Guest Lecture.

Ghoraani, Behnaz. "Time Frequency Matrix Feature Extraction and Classification of Environmental Audio Signals." Computer Audition. University of Rochester. Rochester, New York. 20 Nov. 2014. Guest Lecture.

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Ghoraani, Behnaz, et al. "Localized Rotational Activation in the Left Atrium during Human Atrial Fibrillation: Relationship to Complex Fractionated Atrial Electrograms and Low Voltage Zones." Heart Rhythm 10. 12 (2013): 1830-1838. Print. * £

Ghoraani, Behnaz, et al. "Pathological Speech Signal Analysis and Classification using Empirical Mode Decomposition." Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing 51. 7 (2013): 811-821. Print. * £

Published Conference Proceedings

Ghoraani, Behnaz. "Localized Reentrant Activation in the Left Atrium during Human Atrial Fibrillation: Relationship to Complex Fractionated Atrial Electrograms and Low Voltage Zones." Proceedings of the American Heart Association. Ed. Dr. Mariell Jessup. Dallas, Texas: n.p., 2013. Web. * £

Ghoraani, Behnaz. "Identifying Areas of Rapid Focal Activity in AF by Periodic Component Analysis. A Novel Target in AF Ablation?" Proceedings of the Heart Rhythm Society. Ed. Dr. Hugh Calkins. Denver, Colorado: n.p., 2013. Web. * £

Ghoraani, Behnaz. "Focal Activation Sites in the Left Atrium of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: Prevalence, Distribution and Relationship to Scar." Proceedings of the Heart Rhythm Society. Ed. Dr. Hugh Calkins. Denver, Colorado: n.p., 2013. Web. * £

Ghoraani, Behnaz. "Cancellation of Ventricular Activity in Unipolar Endocardial Recordings During Atrial Fibrillation." Proceedings of the Biosignals and Robotics for Better and Safer Living. Ed. Dr. Dinesh Kumar. Rio, Brazil: IEEE, 2013. Web. * £

2012 Submissions

Journal Paper

Ghoraani, Behnaz and Sridhar Krishnan. "Discriminant Non-stationary Signal Features' Clustering Using Hard and Fuzzy Cluster Labeling." The EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing. (2012): 1-36. Web. £

Published Conference Proceedings

Ghoraani, Behnaz, Sridhar Krishnan, and Vijay Chauhan. "Characterization of Fractionated Electrograms Using a Novel Time-Frequency Based Algorithm." Proceedings of the The 34th Annual International IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Ed. Michael C.K. Khoo. San Diego, CA: n.p., 2012. Print. ˜

Ghoraani, Behnaz, et al. "Utility of Waveform Similarity Mapping and Dominant Frequency Mapping to Identify Activity During Atrial Fibrillation in Patients undergoing Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation Organized Atria." Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Upstate New York Cardiac Electrophysiology Society Meeting. Ed. Dr. George Porter and Dr. Linwei Wang. Rochester, NY: n.p., 2012. Web. ˜