Publications

Book Chapters

  1. M. Tahir and S. K. Mazumder. Distributed optimal delay robustness and network throughput tradeoff in control-communication networks. in Wireless Networking Based Control, edited by S. K. Mazumder. Springer Science 2011. DOI 10.1007/978-1-4419-7393-1

Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. A. B. Siddique and M. Tahir. Joint Rate-Brightness Control using Variable Rate MPPM for LED based Visible Light Communication Systems, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, 12(9):4604–4611, 2013.

  2. M. Tahir and R. Farrell. A cross-layer framework for optimal delay-margin, network lifetime and utility tradeoff in wireless visual sensor networks. Ad Hoc Networks (Elsevier Journal), 11(2):701–711, 2013.

  3. M. Tahir and A. B. Siddique. Optimal Brightness-Rate Control using VR-MPPM and its Spectral Analysis for VLC System, IEEE Communication Letters, 16(7):1125–1128, 2012.

  4. M. Tahir and S. K. Mazumder. Experimental evaluation of optimal rate delay and power allocation algorithm in wireless control networks. Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 2010, Article ID 650756, 5 pages, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/650756. [html] [pdf]

  5. S. K. Mazumder, R. K. Burra, R. Huang, M. Tahir, K. Acharya. A universal grid-connected fuel-cell inverter for residential application. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 57(10):3431–3447, 2010.

  6. S. K. Mazumder, M. Tahir, and K. Acharya. An integrated modeling framework for exploring network reconfiguration of distributed controlled homogeneous power inverter network using composite Lyapunov function based reachability bound. Simulation, 86(2):75-92, 2010.

  7. S. K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, and M. Tahir. Joint Optimization of Control Performance and Network Resource Utilization in Homogeneous Power Networks. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 56(5):1736–1745, 2009.

  8. M. Tahir and S. K. Mazumder. Delay constrained optimal resource utilization of wireless networks for distributed control systems. IEEE Communications Letters, 12(4):289–291, 2008.

  9. M. Tahir and S. K. Mazumder. Markov chain model for performance analysis of transmitter power control in contention based wireless MAC protocol. Springer Journal of Telecommunication Systems, 38(3):99–110, 2008.

  10. S. K. Mazumder, M. Tahir, and K. Acharya. Master–Slave Current-Sharing Control of a Parallel DC–DC Converter System Over an RF Communication Interface. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 55(1):59–66, 2008.

  11. S. K. Mazumder, M. Tahir, and S. L. Kamisetty. Wireless PWM control of a parallel DC-DC buck converter. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 20(6):1280–1286, 2005.

Conferences

  1. A. Dilawari and M. Tahir, Jointly Optimal Utility Distortion-Robustness and Lifetime Tradeoff for Multimedia Networks, accepted IEEE  International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2013.

  2. A. Dilawari and M. Tahir, Optimal Flow Splitting for Multi-Path Multi-Interface Wireless Data Streaming Networks, accepted IEEE  International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2013.

  3. M. A. Murtaza and M. Tahir. Optimal Data Transmission and Battery Charging Policies for Solar Powered Sensor Networks using Markov Decision Process, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), pages 992-997, 2013.

  4. S. A. Arshad, M. A. Murtaza and M. Tahir. Fair Buffer Allocation Scheme for Integrated Wireless Sensor and Vehicular Networks using Markov Decision Processes, accepted IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), 2012.

  5. M. A. Murtaza, M. M. Qudoos and M. Tahir. Stochastic Optimal SIM Selection for Multi-SIM Cell-phone Architecture using semi-Markov Decision Processes, accepted IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), 2012.

  6. T. A. Khan, M. Tahir and A. Usman. Visible light communication using wavelength division multiplexing for smart spaces. IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), pages 246-250, 2012.

  7. S. A. Arshad, M. A. Murtaza and M. Tahir. Optimal buffer management for relay nodes in integrated wireless sensor and vehicular networks. IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), pages 386-387, 2012.

  8. T. A. Khan and M. Tahir. A half-duplex rateless coded protocol for a fading multi-way relay channel. IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), pages 382-383, 2012.

  9. A. B. Siddique,  M. Tahir. Joint brightness control and data transmission for visible light communication systems based on white LEDs . IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), pages 1026-1030, 2011.

  10. A. Arshad,  M. Tahir. Stochastic modeling and performance evaluation of dual radio wireless sensor node architecture. IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), pages 983-984, 2011.

  11. M. Tahir and R. Farrell. Optimal resource control of multi-processor multi-radio nodes using semi-Markov decision processes. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pages 1-5, 2010.

  12. M. Tahir and R. Farrell. Optimal utility lifetime and delay-robustness tradeoff in wireless multimedia sensor networks. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pages 2010.

  13. M. Tahir and R. Farrell. Optimal communication-computation tradeoff for wireless multimedia sensor network lifetime maximization. In Proc. of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), pages 1–6, 2009.

  14. S. K. Mazumder, M. Tahir, and K. Acharya. Joint optimization of control performance and network resource utilization in homogeneous power networks. In Proc. of 35th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), pages 815–820, 2008.

  15. S. K. Mazumder, M. Tahir, and K. Acharya. Pseudo-decentralized control-communication optimization framework for microgrid: A case illustration. In Proc. of IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, pages 1–8, 2008.

  16. S. K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, and M. Tahir. Towards realization of a control-communication framework for interactive power networks. In IEEE Energy 2030 Conference, pages 1–8, 2008.

  17. S. K. Mazumder, R. K. Burra, R. Huang, M. Tahir, K. Acharya, G. Garcia, S. Pro, O. Rodrigues, and M. Stasinopoulos. Single-stage low-cost and energy-efficient isolated phase-shifted high-frequency inverter followed by a forced cyclo-converter for universal residential fuel cell power system. In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology, pages 408–413, 2008.

  18. M. Tahir and S. K. Mazumder. Markov chain model for performance analysis of transmitter power control in wireless MAC protocol: towards delay minimization in power-network control. In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networking and Applications, pages 909–916, 2007. (Outstanding Student Paper Award)

  19. M. Tahir and S. K. Mazumder. Improving throughput-delay performance by merged packet routing in wirelessly controlled interactive power networks. In Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networking and Applications, pages 274–280, 2007.

  20. S. K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, and M. Tahir. Network reconfiguration of distributed controlled homogenous power inverter network using composite Lyapunov function based reachability bound. In Proc. of the 2007 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, pages 76–87, 2007.

  21. K. Acharya, M. Tahir, and S. K. Mazumder. Communication fault-tolerant wireless network control of a loadsharing multiphase interactive power network. In Proc. of IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, pages 1–8, 2006.

  22. S. K. Mazumder, K. Acharya, and M. Tahir. “Wireless” control of spatially distributed power electronics. In IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), pages 75–81, 2005.