Our Publications

Full Papers Published in Refereed Journals
since 2010

Elwali A. and Moussavi Z., “Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening and Airway Structure Characterization during Wakefulness Using Tracheal Breathing Sounds,” Annals in Biomedical Eng, 45(3):851-858, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s10439-016-1770-8.

Ranjbar-Pouya O., Byagowi A., Kelly D. and Moussavi Z., “Introducing a New Age-and-Cognition-sensitive Measurement for Assessing Spatial Orientation using a Landmark-less Virtual Reality Navigational Task,” Quarterly J of Experimental Psychology, 70(7):1406-1419, 2017. DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2016.1187181

White P. and Moussavi Z., “Neuro-Cognitive Treatment for an Alzheimer’s Patient using a Virtual Reality Navigational Environment,” J Experimental Neuroscience, 2016:10, 129-135, Nov. 2016. DOI: 10.4137/JEN.S40827

Saha S., Bradley D., Taheri M., Moussavi Z. and Yadollahi A., “A subject-specific acoustic model of the upper airway for snoring sounds generation,” Nature Scientific Reports, 6:25730, May 2016. doi: 10.1038/srep25730

Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B., Blakley B. and Moussavi Z., “Application of Vestibular Spontaneous Response as a Diagnostic aid for Meniere's Disease,” J Annals of Biomed Eng., 44(5), 1672-1684, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s10439-015-1441-1

Kumaraganage C., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Investigation of a New Weighted Averaging Method to Improve SNR of Electrocochleography Recordings,” Trans. IEEE Biomed Eng., DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2015.2457412, 63(2):340-7, Feb 2016.

Soltanzadeh R. and Moussavi Z., “Sleep Stage Detection using Tracheal Breathing Sounds: A Pilot Study,” J Annals of Biomed Eng., 43(10):2530-7. doi: 10.1007/s10439-015-1290-y., 2015.

Lithgow B., Garrett A., Moussavi Z., Gurvich C., Kulkarni J., Maller J. and Fitzgerald P., “Major Depression and Electrovestibulography,” World Journal Biological Psychiatry, 16(5):334-50, 2015. doi:10.3109/15622975.2015.1014410

Modirrousta M., Shams E., Katz Cara, Mansouri B., Moussavi Z, Sareen J. and Enns M., “The efficacy of deep repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over the medial prefrontal cortex in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder,” J Depression and Anxiety, 32(6):445-50. 2015.

Kumaraganage C., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “A new Low Noise Signal Acquisition Protocol and Electrode Placement for Electrocochleography (ECOG) Recordings,” J Med Biol Eng Comp, 53(6):499:509, doi: 10.1007/s11517-015-1251-5, 2015.

Rutherford G., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Short and Long-Term Effects of rTMS Treatment on Alzheimer’s Disease at Different Stages: A Pilot Study,” J Exp Neurosci, 3(9):43-51, doi: 10.4137/JEN.S24004, June 2015.

Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B., Blakley B. and Moussavi Z., “A New Diagnostic Vestibular Evoked Response,” J. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, 44 (1):14, 2015. DOI: 10.1186/s40463-015-0065-7

Blakley B., Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Preliminary report: neural firing patterns specific for Meniere’s disease,” J. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, 43: (52) Dec. 2014.

Kumaraganage C., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Development of an Ultra-Low Noise, Miniature Signal Conditioning Device for Vestibular Evoked Response Recordings,” BioMedical Engineering Journal OnLine. 13(1) Jan. 2014. http://www.biomedical-engineering-online.com/content/13/1/6

Byagowi A., Mohades D. and Moussavi Z. “Design and Application of a Novel Virtual Reality Navigational Technology (VRNChair),” J Experimental Neuroscience, 8:7-14, 2014. doi: 10.4137/JEN.S13448

Sarraf S., Birjandi A., Moussavi Z., “Non-invasive and Automatic Diagnosis of Patients at High Risk of Swallowing Aspiration,” J Med Biol Eng Comp (MBEC), 52(5):459-65 May 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s11517-014-1151-0

Garcia-Campuzano M., Virus-Ortega J., Smith S., and Moussavi Z., “Effect of cognitive training targeting associative memory in the elderly: A small randomized trial and a longitudinal evaluation,” J American Geriatrics Society, 61(12):2252-2254, Dec. 2013.

Rutherford G, Gole R., and Moussavi Z., “rTMS as a treatment of Alzheimer’s disease with and without comorbidity of depression: a review,” Neuroscience Journal, Volume 2013, Article ID 679389, Jan. 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/679389

Azarbarzin A., Ostrowski M., Moussavi Z., Hanly P. and Younes M., “Contribution of Arousal from sleep to post-event trachycardia in patients with obstructive sleep apnea,” Sleep, 36(6):881-889, 2013.

Hemami H. and Moussavi Z., “A Model of the Basal Ganglia in Voluntary Movement and Postural Reactions,” Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin, 17(13):1432-46, 2014. doi: 10.1080/10255842.2012.751983

Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., “Snoring Sounds Variability as a Signature of Obstructive Sleep Apnea,” J Med Eng Phys, DOI:10.1016/j.medengphy.2012.06.,  35(4):479-85, 2013.

Yadollahi A., Azarbarzin A., Montazeri A and Moussavi, Z., “Respiratory flow-sound relationship during both wakefulness and sleep and its variation in relation to sleep apnea,” J. Ann Biomed Eng., 41(3):537-546, DOI: 10.1007/s10439-012-0692-3, 2013.

Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., “Snoring Sounds’ Intra-Subject Variability in Relation to Body Position, Sleep Stage, and Blood Oxygen Level,” J Med Biol Eng Comp, 51(4):429-439, DOI: 10.1007/s11517-012-1011-8, 2013.

Sarraf-Shirazi S., Caitlin Buchel, Reesa Daun, Laura Lenton, and Moussavi Z. "Acoustic Detection of Silent Aspiration using swallowing and breath sound analysis," J Med Biol Eng Comp, DOI: 10.1007/s11517-012-0958-9, 50(12):1261-1268, 2012.

Sarraf-Shirazi S., Baril J. and Moussavi Z. "Characteristics of the Swallowing Sounds Recorded in the Ear, Nose and on Trachea," J Med Biol Eng Comp, 50(8):885-90, Aug. 2012.

 Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., “Snoring Sounds’ Statistical Characteristics Depend on Anthropometric Parameters”, J Biomedical Sciences & Engineering, 5(5):245-254, May 2012.

 Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B., and Moussavi Z., "Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease using Electrovestibulography", Med Biol Eng Comp, 50(5):483-91 (DOI: 10.1007/s11517-012-0890-z), May 2012.

 Huq S. and Moussavi Z., “Acoustic Breath Phase Detection Using Tracheal Breath Sounds”, Med Biol Eng Comp, 50(3):297-308, March 2012.

Montazeri A., Giannouli E. and Moussavi Z., “Assessment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Respiratory Sound Analysis during Wakefulness,” J. Annals on Biomed. Eng., Vol 4, No.4, PP:916-924, (doi:10.1007 /s10439-011-0456-5) 2012.

 Szturm T., Betker A., Moussavi Z., Desai A. and Goodman V., "Effects of the Interactive Computer game Exercise Regime, Effects on Balance Impairment in Frail Community-Dwelling Older adults; A Randomized Pilot Trial," Physical Therapy J., Vol 91 No. 10 pp:1449-62, 2011.

Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z. "The effect of anthropometric variation on acoustical flow estimation," J IEEE Trans. BME, Vol 58, No. 6, PP: 1663-1670, June 2011.

 Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., “Automatic and Unsupervised Snore Sound Extraction from Respiratory Sound Signals," IEEE Trans. Biome. Eng., Vol 58, No. 5, PP: 1156-1162, May 2011.

Sarraf-Shirazi S. and Moussavi Z., "Acoustical Modeling of Swallowing Mechanism," IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol 58, No 1, pp: 81-87, Jan. 2011.

Yadollahi A., Giannouli E. and Moussavi Z., "Sleep Apnea Monitoring and Diagnosis based on Pulse Oximetry and Tracheal Sound Signals", J.  Med. Biol. Eng. Comput., Vol 48, No 11, PP:1087-97, Nov. 2010.

Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., "Automatic Breath and Snore Sounds Classification from Tracheal Sounds Recordings, J.  Medical Engineering & Physics, Vol 32, No 9, PP:985-990, Nov. 2010.

 Full Papers Published in Refereed Conference Proceedings

since 2010 

Dastgheib Z., Ranjbar O., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “'Comparison of a new ad-hoc classification method with Support Vector Machine and Ensemble classifiers for the diagnosis of Meniere's disease using EVestG signals”, IEEE CCECE, May 2016.

Suleiman A., Lithgow B., Mansouri B. and Moussavi Z., “Investigating the feasibility of EVestG Assessment for screening concussion,” IEEE EMBC, pp:3375-3378, doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319116, 2015.

Pouya O., Kelly D. and Moussavi Z., “Tendency to overestimate the explicit time interval in relation to aging and cognitive decline,” IEEE EMBC, pp: 4692-4695, DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319441, 2015.

Soltanzadeh R. and Moussavi Z., “Upper airway resistance changes from inspiration to expiration during wakefulness is a predictor of sleep apnea: a pilot study,” IEEE EMBC, pp: 2231-2234, DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7318835, 2015.

Moussavi Z., Elwali A., Soltanzadeh R., McGregor A. and Lithgow B.,” Breathing sounds characteristics correlate with structural changes of upper airway due to obstructive sleep apnea,” IEEE EMBC, pp: 5956-5959, DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319748, 2015.

White P., Byagowi A. and Moussavi Z., “Effect of viewing mode on pathfinding in immersive virtual reality,” IEEE EMBC, pp: 4619-4622, 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319423, 2015.

MacGregor C. and Moussavi Z., “A Novel Classified Approach to Pre-Screening Obstructive Sleep Apnea during Wakefulness,” IEEE EMBES, Aug. 2014.

Soltanzadeh R. and Moussavi Z., “Breathing Sounds Spectral and Higher Order Statistics Changes from Wakefulness to Sleep in Apneic and non-Apneic People,” IEEE EMBES, Aug. 2014.

Mortaza N., Moussavi Z. and Glazebrook C., “Test-Pretest Reliability of Center of Pressure and Electromyograph Measures in Bipedal Quiet Standing in Healthy Adults,” IEEE Canadian Med Biol Eng conf, May 2014.

Kimura K. and Moussavi Z., “Co-Activation of Leg Muscles Differs while Ascending and Descending Stairs,” IEEE Canadian Med Biol Eng conf, May 2014.

Lithgow B, and Moussavi Z., “A pilot evaluation of vestibular performance using EVestG following mTBI,” IEEE EMS on Neural Engineering Conf, Nov. 2013.

Zen D., Byagowi A., Garcia M., Kelly D., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “The perceived orientation in people with and without Alzheimer’s,” IEEE EMBS on Neural Engineering Conf, Nov. 2013.

Ranjbar Pouya O., Byagowi A., Kelly D. and Moussavi Z., “The effect of physical and virtual rotations of a 3D object on spatial performance,” IEEE EMS on Neural Engineering Conf, Nov. 2013.

MacGregor C., Karimi D., Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., “Statistical analysis of tracheal breath sounds during wakefulness for screening obstructive sleep apnea,” IEEE EMBS conference, July 2013.

Kumaragamage C., Edwards R., Moussavi Z., Lithgow B., “Implementation of a gelatin model to simulate biological activity in the inner ear for Electrovestibulography validation,” IEEE EMBS conference, July 2013.

Garcia M.T., Shams E., Ortega J. and Moussavi Z., “The Effect of Associative Memory Exercises in Older Adults,” Social and Behavioral Journal (ISSN: 1877-0428), 82: 707-712, 2013.

Byagowi A. and Moussavi Z.,” Design of a Virtual Reality Psychophysical Experiment for Assessment of Egocentric Spatial Cognition,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.

Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Vestibular Spontaneous Response as a Signature for Parkinson’s Disease,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.

Sarraf S. and Moussavi Z, “Silent Aspiration Detection by Breath and Swallowing Sound Analysis,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.

Yadollahi Z., Montazeri A., Azarbarzin A and Moussavi Z., “Acoustical Flow Estimation in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea during Sleep,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.

Garcia M.T. and Moussavi Z., “The Effect of Aging on Brain Temporal Perception using Virtual Reality Psychophysical (VRP) Experiments,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.

Shams E., Karimi D. and Moussavi Z., “Bispectral Analysis of Tracheal Breath Sounds for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, “Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.

Samadani A. and Moussavi Z., “The Effect of Aging on Human Brain Spatial Processing Performance,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.

Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., “A Comparison between Recording Sites of Snoring Sounds in Relation to Upper Airway Obstruction,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.

Lithgow, B.J. and Moussavi, Z., “Dementia and EVestG”, 3rd World Congress of Asian Psychiatry,  Melbourne, Australia, Asian Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 4 Supplement 1, Page 56, August 2011. 

Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., “Detailed Analysis of the Relationship between Tracheal Breath Sounds and Airflow in relation to OSA during wake and sleep,” Proc. IEEE EMBS Conf., Sept. 2011.

Montazeri A. and Moussavi Z., "Acoustical Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea during Wakefulness", IEEE EMBS conf., Sept. 2011. 

Sarraf S. and Moussavi Z., "Investigating the statistical properties of the swallowing sounds", Proc IEEE EMBS conf., Sept. 2011.

Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., "Do Anthropometric parameters change the characteristics of snoring sounds?", Proc IEEE EMBS conf., Sept. 2011.

Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., "Application of fractal dimension on vestibular response singles for diagnosis of Parkinson Disease," Proc IEEE EMBS conf., Sept. 2011.

Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z. “Nonlinear properties of snoring sounds”, Proc. ICASSP, PP. 4316-4319, 2011.

Sarraf S. and Moussavi Z., "Acoustical Analysis of Swallowing Mechanism", Proc Comput & Math Biomed Eng (CMBE), pp. 339-342, March 2011.

Huq S. and Moussavi Z., "Automatic Acoustic Breath Sound Detection using Only Tracheal Sounds", IEEE EMBS conf., pp. 272-275, Sept. 2010.

Montazeri A. and Moussavi Z., "Acoustical Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea during Wakefulness", IEEE EMBS conf., pp. 3663-3665, Sept. 2010.

Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., "Unsupervised Classification of Respiratory Sound Signal into Snore/No-Snore classes", IEEE EMBS conf., pp. 3666-3669, Sept. 2010.

Yadollahi A and Moussavi Z., "Formant analysis of Snore Sounds in Simple snorers and OSA Patients", Proc. Sleep Conf., June 2010.

 


 

Before 2010


 

Full Papers Published in Refereed Journals
before 2010

Betker A., Moussavi Z., Szturm T., Estimation of 2D center of mass movement during trunk flexion-extension movements using body accelerations, J IEEE, Trans. Neural Sys & Rehab. Eng. Vol. 17, NO. 6, pp. 553-559, Dec. 2009.

Aboofazli M., Moussavi Z., Swallowing Sound Detection using Hidden Markov Modeling of Recurrence Plot Features, Journal of Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, Vol. 39, No. 2, PP. 778-783, 2009.

Betker A., Moussavi Z., Szturm T., Ambulatory Center of Mass Prediction using Body Accelerations and Center of Foot Pressure, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng. Vol. 55, No. 11 pp. 2491-2498, 2008.

Betker A., Szturm T. and Moussavi Z, Staying in Tune – How Our Muscles Adapt to New Motor Tasks, IEEE BME magazine, Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 91-98, Sept. 2008.

Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Respiratory Sounds Compression, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 1336-43, April 2008.

Aboofazli M., Moussavi Z., Comparison of Recurrence Plot features of Swallowing and Breath Sounds, Journal of Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, Vol. 37, No. 2,  pp. 454-464, July 2008.

Aboofazli M., Moussavi Z., Analysis of Swallowing Sounds using Hidden Markov Models, J. Med. Biol. Eng. Comput., Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 307-314, Nov. 2007.

Gnitecki J., Moussavi Z. and Pasterkamp H., Diagnostic Potential in State Space Parameters of Lung Sounds, J Med. & Biol. Eng., Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 93-99, 2007.

Floras D., Moussavi Z., Thomas G., Heart Sound Cancellation Based on Multiscale Product and Linear Prediction, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 54, No. 2, Feb. 2007.

Moussavi Z., Introduction for Special Issues: Respiratory Sound Analysis, IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Magazine, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 15, Jan. 2007.

Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Acoustical Flow Estimation: Review and Validation, IEEE EMB Magazine, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 56-61, Jan. 2007.

Gnitecki J., and Moussavi Z., Review: Cancellation of Heart Sounds from Lung Sounds, IEEE, EMB magazine, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 20-29, Jan. 2007.

Yadollahi A., Moussavi Z., Shamsollahi M.B. and Ahmadinejad Z., Heart Sound Localization using Lung Sounds Entropy, International Journal of Scientific Research (IJSR), Vol. 16, pp. 107-111, 2006.

Betker A., Szturm T., Moussavi Z. and Nett C., "Video game-based interactive motivating tool for rehabilitation movements: case study," Arch Phys. Med. Rehab., Vol. 87, No. 8, pp. 1141-9, August 2006.

Betker A., Moussavi Z. and Szturm T., Center of mass approximation and prediction as a function of body acceleration, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 686-693, 2006.

Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., A Robust Method for Estimating Respiratory Flow Using Tracheal Sounds Entropy, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 662-668, 2006.

Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., A Robust Method for Heart Sound Localization using Lung Sounds Entropy, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 497-502, 2006.

Pourazad M., Moussavi Z., Thomas G., Heart Sound Cancellation from Lung Sound Recordings Using Time-Frequency Filtering, J Med. & Biol. Eng., Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 216-225, 2006.

Rempel G and Moussavi Z, The effect of altering the consistency of food on the breath and swallow pattern of young people with cerebral palsy, J Dysphagia, Vol. 20, No. 2. pp. 108-112, 2005.

Gnitecki J., Hossain I., Moussavi Z. and Pasterkamp H., Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of heart sound reduction from lung sound recordings, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 52(10), pp. 1788-1792, Oct. 2005.

Gnitecki J. and Moussavi Z., The fractality of lung sounds: a comparison of three waveform fractal dimension algorithms, Journal of Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, Vol. 26(4), pp. 1065-1072, 2005.

Betker A., Moussavi Z. and Szturm T., On Modeling Center of Foot Pressure Distortion Through a Medium, Journal of IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 345-52, 2005.

Lazareck L, and Moussavi Z., Classification of Normal and Dysphagic Swallowing Sounds by Acoustical Means, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., 51(12): 2103-2112, 2004.

Shadmehr R. and Moussavi Z.K., Spatial Generalization from Local Learning of Reaching Movements in Force Fields, J. Neuroscience, 20:7807-7815, 2000.

Moussavi Z.K., Leopando M.T. Pasterkamp H. and Rempel G., Computerized Acoustical Respiratory Phase Detection without Airflow Measurement, J Med. & Biol. Eng., 38 (2):198:203, 2000.

Leopando M.T., Moussavi Z.K. and Rempel G., The Effect of a Soft Boston Orthosis on Pulmonary Mechanics in Severe Cerebral Palsy, Pediatric Pulmonology, 28 (1):53-8, July 1999.

Moussavi, Z., Rangayyan R.M., Frank C. et al., Screening and Adaptive Segmentation of Vibroarthrographic Signals, J IEEE Trans. on Biomed. Eng., Vol. 43 (1), 15-23, 1996.

 

Full Papers Published in Refereed Conference Proceedings
before 2010 

Moussavi Z., and Samadani A., "Objective Measures of Human Brian Spatiotemporal Perception using Computer Games with Manipulandum", 6th Annual World Congress for Brain Mapping & Image Guided Therapy, Aug. 2009.

Yadollahi A, and Moussavi Z., On Arithmetic Misconceptions of Spectral Analysis of Biological Signals, in Particular Respiratory Sounds, Proc. IEEE EMBS (EMBC’09), Minneapolis, pp. 388-391, Sept. 2009.

*Yadollahi A, and Moussavi Z., Acoustic Obstructive Sleep Apnea Detection, Proc. IEEE EMBS (EMBC’09), Minneapolis, pp. 7110-7113, Sept. 2009.

*Yadollahi A, and Moussavi Z., Formant Analysis of Breath and Snore Sounds, Proc. IEEE EMBS (EMBC’09), Minneapolis, pp. 2563-2566, Sept. 2009.

Samandani A, and Moussavi Z., Human Brain Performance in Learning Complex Temporal Patterns, Proc. IEEE EMBS (EMBC’09), Minneapolis, pp. 3967-3970, Sept. 2009.

Betker A, Moussavi Z, and Szturm T, "Effect of a Visual-based Sensory Motor Task on Muscle Tuning During A Dynamic Balance Task," Proc. IEEE EMBS (EMBC’08), pp. 5077-5080, Aug. 2008.

Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Comparison of Flow-Sound Relationship for Different Features of Tracheal Sound, Proc. IEEE EMBS (EMBC'08), pp. 805-808, Aug. 2008.

Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., A Model for Normal Swallowing Sounds Generation Based on Wavelet Analysis, Proc. IEEE CCECE, pp. 827-830, May 2008.

Betker A, Maharjan P, Yaduvanshi C, Szturm T, and Moussavi Z, "Automated Quantification and Comparison of Spatio-temporal Gait Parameters During Treadmill and Overground Walking,"  Proc. IEEE CCECE, pp. 165-168, May 2008.

Saif Huq, A. Yadollahi and Z. Moussavi, Breath Analysis of Respiratory Flow using Tracheal Sounds", Proc. IEEE ISSPIT, Dec. 2007.

MacDonald C, Zahra Moussavi, and Thompson Sarkodie-Gyan, Formation of an Internal Model of Environment Dynamics During Upper Limb Reaching Movements: A Fuzzy Approach, Proc. 29th IEEE EMBS, pp. 4862-4865, Aug. 2007.

Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Feature selection for swallowing sounds classification, Proc. 29th IEEE EMBS, pp. 3172-3175, Aug. 2007.

Betker A., Szturm T. and Moussavi Z., Visual-based Sensory Motor Learning During Dynamic Balance Tasks Viewed in a Virtual Environment, Proc. 29th IEEE EMBS, pp 6109-6112, Aug. 2007.

Betker A., Szturm T. and Moussavi Z., Center of Mass Approximation During Walking as a Function of Trunk and Swing Leg Acceleration, Proc. 28th IEEE EMBS, pp. 3435-3438, Sept. 2006.

*Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Apnea Detection by Acoustical Means, Proc. 28th IEEE EMBS, pp. 4623-4626, Sept. 2006.

*Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Adaptive Compression of Respiratory and Swallowing Sounds, Proc. 28th IEEE EMBS, pp. 517-520, Sept. 2006.

Han J., Betker A., Szturm T. and Moussavi Z., Estimation of the Center of Body Mass During Forward Stepping Using Body Acceleration, Porc. 28th IEEE EMBS, pp. 4564-4567, Sept. 2006.

*Aboofazeli M. and Moussavi Z., Automated Extraction of Swallowing Sounds Using a Wavelet-Based Filter, Proc. 28th IEEE EMBS, pp. 5607-5610, Sept. 2006.

*Aboofazeli M. and Moussavi Z., Analysis of Temporal Pattern of Swallowing Mechanism, Proc. 28th IEEE EMBS, pp. 5592-5595, Sept. 2006.

MacDonald C., Balakrishnan S. and Moussavi Z., Development of a Low-Cost Robot Manipulator and its Application to Human Motor Control Studies, Proc. 8th Int. IASTED conf. on Control and Applications, pp. 24-29, May 2006.

Betker A., Szturm T., Moussavi Z. and Nett C., Game Based Interactive Motivating Tool for Rehabilitation Movement: Case Study, IASTED Int Conf Adv Comp Sci Tec., Vol. 1, pp. 157-162, Jan. 2006.

Golabbakhsh M, Moussavi Z. and Aboofazeli M, Respiratory Flow Estimation from Tracheal Sound by Adaptive Filters, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.

Farahmand F. and Moussavi Z., An Intelligent Assistive Robotic Manipulator, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.

Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Measuring Minimum Critical Flow for Normal Breath Sounds, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.

Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Robust Respiratory Flow Estimation using Statistical Properties of Tracheal Sounds, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005

Pourazad M., Moussavi Z., Farahmand F. and Ward R., Heart Sounds Separation From Lung Sounds Using Independent Component Analysis, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.

Moussavi Z., Assessment of Swallowing Sounds’ Stages with Hidden Markov Model, 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.

Betker A., Szturm T. and Moussavi Z., Development of an Interactive Motivating Tool for Rehabilitation Movements, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.

Han J., Moussavi Z., Szturm T., and Goodman V., Application of Nonlinear Dynamics to Human Postural Control System, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.

Gnitecki J., Moussavi Z., and Paskterkamp H., Geometrical and Dynamical State Space Parameters of Lung Sounds, 5th Int. Workshop on Biosignal Interpretation (BSI), pp. 113-116, Sept. 2005.

Yadollahi A, Moussavi Z., Shamsollahi M. and Ahmadinejad Z., Heart Sound Localization using Lung Sounds Entropy, UAE Int. Conf. on Biolog. & Med. Physics, March 2005.

Aboofazeli M. and Moussavi Z., Analysis and Classification of Swallowing Sounds Using Reconstructed Phase Space Features, Int. IEEE Conf. Acoustics, Speech & Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. V421-V424, March 2005.

Moussavi Z., Flores D. and Thomas G., Heart Sound Cancellation Based on Multiscale Products and Linear Prediction, Proc.26th IEEE EMBS, pp. 3840-43, Sept. 2004.

Aboofazeli M. and Moussavi Z., Analysis of Normal Swallowing Sounds using Nonlinear Dynamics Metric Tools, Proc. 26th IEEE EMBS, pp. 3812-15, Sept. 2004.

Aboofazeli M. and Moussavi Z., Automated Classification of Swallowing and Breath Sounds, Proc. IEEE EMBS, pp. 3816-19, Sept. 2004.

Lazareck L. and Moussavi Z., Swallowing Sound Characteristics in Healthy and Dysphagic Individuals, Proc. 26th IEEE EMBS, pp. 3820-23, Sept. 2004.

Hossain I. and Moussavi Z., Finding the Lung Sound-Flow Relationship in Normal and Asthmatic Subjects, Proc.26th IEEE EMBS, pp. 3852-55, Sept. 2004.

Gnitecki J., Moussavi Z. and Pasterkamp H., Classification of Lung Sounds during Bronchial Provocation using Waveform Fractal Dimensions, Proc.26th IEEE EMBS, pp. 3844-47, Sept. 2004.

Betker A., Moussavi Z., and Szturm T., Center of Mass Function Approximation, Proc. 26th IEEE EMBS, pp. 687-90, Sept. 2004.

Betker A., Moussavi Z., and Szturm T., On Classification of Simulated Sensory Deficiency, Proc. IEEE CCECE, pp 1211-14, May 2004.

Golabbakhsh M., and Moussavi Z., Relationship between Airflow and Frequency-Based Features of Tracheal Respiratory Sounds, Proc. IEEE CCECE, pp. 751-4, May 2004.

Aboofazeli M., Thomas G. and Moussavi Z., A Wavelet Transform Based Digital Image Watermarking Scheme, Proc. IEEE CCECE, pp. 823-6, May 2004.

Pourazad M.T., Moussavi Z.K., and Thomas G., Heart Sound Cancellation from Lung Sound Recordings using Adaptive Threshold and 2D Interpolation in Time-Frequency Domain, Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol Soci. (EMBS), pp. 2586-89, Sept. 2003.

Hossain I. and Moussavi Z., An Overview of Heart-Noise Reduction of Lung Sound using Wavelet Transform Based Filter, Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol Soci. (EMBS), pp.458-461, Sept. 2003.

Gnitecki J, Moussavi Z., and Pasterkamp H., Recursive Least Squares Adaptive Noise Cancellation Filtering for Heart Sound Reduction in Lung Sounds Recording, Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol Soci. (EMBS), pp.2416-19, Sept. 2003.

Gnitecki J and Moussavi Z., Variance Fractal Dimension Trajectory as a Tool for Heart Sound Localization in Lung Sounds Recording, Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol Soci. (EMBS), pp.2420-23, Sept. 2003.

Betker A., Szturm T. and Moussavi Z.K., Application of Feedforward Backpropagation Neural Network to Center of Mass Estimation for Use in a Clinical Environment, Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol Soci. (EMBS), pp.2714-17, Sept. 2003.

Lazareck L. and Moussavi Z., Adaptive Segmentation of Swallowing Sound using Variance Dimension Method, Proc. European Med. Biol. Eng. Conference (EMBEC) Dec. 2002.

Lazareck L. and Moussavi Z., Automated Algorithm for Swallowing Sound Detection, Proc. Canadian Med. Biol. Eng. Soci. (CMBES), Nov. 2002.

Gnitecki J., and Moussavi Z., EMG Sings of Fatigue in Anterior and Posterior Deltoid Muscles: Questioning the Role of RMS during Fatigue, Proc. Canadian Med. Biol. Eng. Soci. (CMBES), Nov. 2002.

Reske D. and Moussavi Z., Design of a Web-Based Remote Heart-Monitoring Device, Proc. IEEE/EMBS, pp 300, Oct. 2002.

Hossain I. and Moussavi Z., Respiratory Airflow Estimation by Acoustical Means, Proc. IEEE/EMBS, pp 264, Oct. 2002.

Hossain I., and Moussavi Z., Relationship Between Airflow and Normal Lung Sounds , Proc. IEEE CCECE , TA7.1, May 2002.

Yap, Y. and Moussavi Z., Acoustical Airflow Estimation From Tracheal Sound Power , Proc. IEEE CCECE , pp. 1073-76, May 2002.

Moussavi Z., Vocal Noise Cancellation from Respiratory Sounds, Proc. IEEE/EMBS, pp 137, Oct. 2001.

Yap Y. and Moussavi Z., Respiratory Onset Detection Using Variance Fractal Dimension, Proc. IEEE/EMBS, pp. 118, Oct. 2001.

Moussavi Z. Detection of Respiratory Phases, proc of OSEE, Sept. 2000.

Moussavi Z., Coactivation Pattern of Arm Muscles in Reaching Movements, Proc. CMBEC, pp. 14-15, Oct. 2000.

Moussavi Z. and Shadmehr R., Motor Task Learning Generalization, proc. SCI, July 2000, pp 367-370.

Chuah J.S. and Moussavi Z.K., Automated Respiratory Phase Detection by Acoustical Means, Proc. SCI, pp 228-231, July 2000.

*Moussavi Z. K., Leopando M.T. and Rempel G., Automated Detection of Respiratory Phases by Acoustical Means, Proc. of IEEE/EMBS conference, pp 238., Oct. 1998.

Ehtiati, T., Kinsner., W., and Moussavi, Z.K., Multifractal Characterization of the Electromyogram Signals in Presence of Fatigue, Proceeding of IEEE ICEC’98 Conference, vol. 2, pp. 866-869, May 1998.

Cooper J.E., Ripat J., Moussavi Z.K., Rennie W. and Shwedyk E., Effect of Glenohumeral Arthroplasty for Osteoarthritis on Functional Upper Limb Kinematics, Pain and Disability, Proc. Of World Fondation of OT’s Congress, Montreal, May 1998.

Moussavi, Z.K., Cooper, J.E. and Shwedyk, E., The Effect of Treatment for Myofascial Trigger Points on the EMG Fatigue Parameters of Shoulder Muscles, Proceeding IEEE/EMBS Conference, Oct. 1997 pp. 1082-85.

Moussavi, Z.K. and Cooper, J.E. Fatigue Pattern of Normal and Fiber Myalgic Shoulder Muscles, Proc. CMBES conference, May 1997, pp. 101.

*Moussavi, Z. K., Cooper, J.E. and Shwedyk, E. Fatigue Pattern of Trapezius in Relation to its Functional Role, Proc 18th IEEE EMB Conf, pp. 107-109, Nov. 1996.

Moussavi, Z.K., Cooper, J.E. and Shwedyk, Dynamic Pattern of Clavicle: Development of a Three-Dimensional Model for Shoulder girdle, Proc. IXth Bi Canad Soc Biomech, pp. 356-57, Aug. 1996.

Moussavi, Z.K., Cooper, J.E. and Shwedyk, Measurement of Head-Neck Motion in Patients with Shoulder Myalgia, Proc. IXth Bi Canad Soc Biomech, pp. 234-35, Aug. 1996.

Moussavi, Z.K., Rangayyan R.M., Frank C. and et al., Statistical Analysis of Vibroarthrographic Signals Using Adaptive Least Squares Methods, Proc. Canadian Med & Biol Eng. Soc (CMBES) Conf. pp. 96-97, May 1993.