Publications

Pre-prints

  • Fisher Information Lower Bounds with Applications in Hardware-Aware Nonlinear Signal Processing
    Manuel S. Stein, Josef A. Nossek, and Kurt Barbé
    in review [arXiv]

Published or in Press

2018

  • In a One-Bit Rush: Low-Latency Wireless Spectrum Monitoring with Binary Sensor Arrays
    Manuel S. Stein and Michael Fauß
    IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop (SSP), Freiburg, Germany, 2018, pp. 223-227 [DOI] [arXiv]

  • Asymptotic Signal Detection Rates with 1-bit Array Measurements
    Manuel S. Stein
    IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Calgary, Canada, 2018, pp. 4534-4538 [DOI] [arXiv]

  • Data-driven Quality Assessment of Noisy Nonlinear Sensor and Measurement Systems
    Manuel S. Stein, Markus Neumayer, and Kurt Barbé
    IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, vol.67, no. 7, pp. 1668-1678, 2018 [DOI]

  • Performance Analysis for Channel Estimation with 1-bit ADC and Unknown Quantization Threshold
    Manuel S. Stein, Shahar Bar, Josef A. Nossek, and Joseph Tabrikian
    IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 10, pp. 2557-2571, 2018 [DOI] [arXiv]

  • Joint Transmit and Receive Filter Optimization for Sub-Nyquist Delay-Doppler Channel Estimation
    Andreas Lenz, Manuel S. Stein, and A. Lee Swindlehurst
    IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 66, no. 10, pp. 2542-2556, 2018 [DOI] [arXiv]

2017

  • On the Delay-Doppler Tracking Error for Sub-Nyquist Satellite-Based Synchronization
    Manuel S. Stein, Andreas Lenz, and A. Lee Swindlehurst
    IEEE International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), Curaçao, Dutch Antilles, 2017, pp. 1-5 [DOI]

  • Analog Transmit Signal Optimization for Undersampled Delay-Doppler Estimation
    Andreas Lenz, Manuel S. Stein, and A. Lee Swindlehurst
    European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Kos, Greece, 2017, pp. 1205-1209 [DOI] [arXiv]

  • Performance Analysis for Time-Of-Arrival Estimation with Oversampled Low-Complexity 1-bit A/D Conversion
    Manuel S. Stein
    IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), New Orleans, USA, 2017, pp. 4491-4495 [DOI] [arXiv]

  • A Pessimistic Approximation for the Fisher Information Measure
    Manuel S. Stein and Josef A. Nossek
    IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 386–396, 2017 [DOI] [arXiv]

2016

  • Measurement-driven Quality Assessment of Nonlinear Systems by Exponential Replacement
    Manuel Stein, Josef A. Nossek, and Kurt Barbé
    IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC), Taipei, Taiwan, 2016, pp. 1-5 [DOI] [arXiv]

  • Performance Analysis for Pilot-based 1-bit Channel Estimation with Unknown Quantization Threshold
    Manuel Stein, Shahar Bar, Josef A. Nossek, and Joseph Tabrikian
    IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, 2016, pp. 4353-4357 [DOI] [arXiv]

  • Asymptotic Performance Analysis for 1-bit Bayesian Smoothing
    Lin Zhang, Manuel Stein, and Josef A. Nossek
    IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Shanghai, China, 2016, pp. 4458-4462 [DOI] [arXiv]

  • DOA Parameter Estimation with 1-bit Quantization - Bounds, Methods and the Exponential Replacement
    Manuel Stein, Kurt Barbé, and Josef A. Nossek
    20th International ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas (WSA), Munich, Germany, 2016, pp. 1-6 [Xplore] [arXiv]

2015

  • Signal Parameter Estimation Performance under a Sampling Rate Constraint
    Andreas Lenz, Manuel Stein, and Josef A. Nossek
    Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, California, USA, 2015, pp. 503-507 [DOI]

  • Asymptotic Parameter Tracking Performance with Measurement Data of 1-Bit Resolution
    Manuel Stein, Alexander Kürzl, Amine Mezghani, and Josef A. Nossek
    IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 22, pp. 6086–6095, 2015 [DOI] [arXiv]

  • Ranging with High Accuracy and without Ambiguities
    Sebastian Theiler, Manuel Stein, and Josef A. Nossek
    Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communication (WPNC), Dresden, Germany, 2015 [mediaTUM]

  • Overdemodulation for High-Performance Receivers with Low-Resolution ADC
    Manuel Stein, Sebastian Theiler, and Josef A. Nossek
    IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 169–172, 2015 [DOI] [arXiv]

2014

  • Optimum Analog Receive Filters for Detection and Inference under a Sampling Rate Constraint
    Manuel Stein, Andreas Lenz, Amine Mezghani, and Josef A. Nossek
    IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, Italy, 2014, pp. 1827–1831 [DOI] [mediaTUM]

  • Will the 1-bit GNSS Receiver Prevail?
    Manuel Stein and Josef A. Nossek
    IEEE/ION Position, Location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS), Monterey, USA, 2014, pp. 1033-1040 [DOI] [mediaTUM]

  • Information-Preserving Spatial Filtering for Direction-of-Arrival Estimation
    Manuel Stein, Mario Castañeda, and Josef A. Nossek
    International ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas (WSA), Erlangen, Germany, 2014, pp. 1 – 6 [Xplore] [mediaTUM]

  • A Lower Bound for the Fisher Information Measure
    Manuel Stein, Amine Mezghani, and Josef A. Nossek
    IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 796–799, 2014 [DOI] [arXiv]

  • Information-Preserving Transformations for Signal Parameter Estimation
    Manuel Stein, Mario Castañeda, Amine Mezghani, and Josef A. Nossek
    IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 866–870, 2014 [DOI] [mediaTUM]

2013

  • Quantization-Loss Reduction for Signal Parameter Estimation
    Manuel Stein, Friederike Wendler, Amine Mezghani, and Josef A. Nossek
    IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, 2013, pp. 5800-5804 [DOI] [mediaTUM]

  • Joint Space-Time Interference Mitigation for Embedded Multi-Antenna GNSS Receivers
    Mario Castañeda, Manuel Stein, Felix Antreich, Emrah Tasdemir, Lothar Kurz, Tobias G. Noll, and Josef A. Nossek
    ION GNSS+, Nashville, USA, 2013, pp. 3399-3408 [ION] [mediaTUM]

  • Quantization-Loss Analysis for Array Signal-Source Localization
    Manuel Stein, Amine Mezghani, and Josef A. Nossek
    International ITG Workshop on Smart Antennas (WSA), Stuttgart, Germany, 2013, pp. 1-8 [Xplore] [mediaTUM]

  • Quantization-Loss Reduction for 1-bit BOC Positioning
    Friederike Wendler, Manuel Stein, Amine Mezghani, and Josef A. Nossek
    ION International Technical Meeting (ITM), San Diego, USA, 2013, pp. 509-518 [ION] [mediaTUM]

2012

  • Multi-Satellite Time-Delay Estimation for Reliable High-Resolution GNSS Receivers
    Christoph Enneking, Manuel Stein, Mario Castañeda, Felix Antreich, and Josef A. Nossek
    IEEE/ION Position, Location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS), Myrtle Beach, USA, 2012, pp. 488-494 [DOI] [mediaTUM]

Theses

  • Signal Parameter Estimation with 1-bit ADC - Performance Bounds, Methods and System Design
    Manuel S. Stein
    Doctoral Thesis, April 2016 [mediaTUM]

  • Two-way Relay Channels with Half-duplex Constraint
    Manuel Stein
    Master’s Thesis, October 2010 [mediaTUM]

  • A Framework for Detection and Tracking of Pedestrians
    Manuel Stein
    Bachelor’s Thesis, February 2009

Notes & Reports

  • Towards Optimal Schemes for the Half-Duplex Two-Way Relay Channel
    Manuel Stein
    Technical Note, 2011 [arXiv]

  • Dual Problem Algorithms
    Manuel Stein
    Report, 2009 [mediaTUM]

Granted Patents

  • Ranging Method and Apparatus
    Manuel Stein, Sebastian Theiler, and Josef A. Nossek
    DE 102015103605, June 2018

  • Method for Demodulation and Demodulator
    Josef A. Nossek, Manuel Stein, and Sebastian Theiler
    US 9923752, March 2018

Talks & Posters

  • High-Performance Wireless Sensing with Low-Complexity Array Measurements
    Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium, March 2018.

  • Statistical Signal Processing with Binary Sensor Arrays
    Technische Universität Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt), Germany, February 2018.

  • System Design Optimization for Sub-Nyquist Wireless Ranging and Synchronization
    Universität Bayreuth (UBT), Germany, January 2018.

  • Signal Processing with 1-bit Sensor Array Measurements
    Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany, January 2018.

  • Statistical Signal Processing with Low-Complexity Sensor Design
    Universität Bayreuth (UBT), Germany, November 2017.

  • Signal Parameter Estimation with 1-bit ADC
    Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany, July 2016.

  • CATHLIN - A Conservative Likelihood Framework for Nonlinear Signal Processing
    Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Bonn, Germany, July 2016.

  • High-Resolution Signal Processing with Low-Complexity System Design
    Universität der Bundeswehr (UniBW), München, Germany, February 2016.

  • DOA Parameter Estimation with 1-bit ADC
    Universität Paderborn (UPB), Germany, February 2016.

  • Information-Preserving Spatial Filtering for Direction-of-Arrival Estimation
    Sony European Technology Center (STC), Stuttgart, October 2015.

  • Will the 1-bit GNSS Receiver Prevail?
    DLR Space Administration, Cologne-Bonn, Germany, January 2015.

  • Will the 1-bit GNSS Receiver Prevail?
    Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH), Aachen, Germany, March 2014.

  • Opportunities and Challenges of Adaptive Hardware-aware GNSS Channel Estimation
    Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany, November 2013.

  • Quantization-loss Reduction for Information Measures
    IEEE European School of Information Theory, Ohrid, Macedonia, April 2013.

  • Quantization-loss Reduction for Information Measures
    Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), Germany, February 2013.

  • Quantization-loss Reduction for 1-bit GNSS Signal Parameter Estimation
    University of California, Irvine, USA, January 2013.

  • Complexity-Performance Tradeoff for GNSS Signal Parameter Estimation
    Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH), Aachen, Germany, January 2013.

  • Optimizing Low-Complexity GNSS Receivers
    Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH), Aachen, Germany, October 2012.

  • Time-delay Estimation for Multi-Satellite Systems
    Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany, March 2012.

  • Towards Optimal Schemes for the Half-Duplex Two-Way Relay Channel
    Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany, March 2011.

  • Towards Optimal Schemes for the Half-Duplex Two-Way Relay Channel
    Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland, February 2011.

  • Two-way Relay Channels with Half-duplex Constraint
    Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany, October 2010.

  • Dual Problem Algorithms - Optimization for Communications and Signal Processing
    TUM Summer School, Sarntal, Austria, September 2009.

  • Random Matrix Theory for MIMO Communications
    Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany, July 2009.