Ghyslain Gagnon

Ghyslain Gagnon
Professeur
Degrees B.Ing., M.Ing. (ÉTS), Ph.D. (Carleton)
Office A-2649
Presentation

Département de génie électrique

Research interests:

  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Energy
  • Health

Research areas:

  • Phase-locked loops (PLL)
  • Analog and mixed0signal integrated circuit design (CMOS)
  • Analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters
  • Synchronization of communication systems
  • Signal processing
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2014 11th Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communication (WPNC)
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2013 IEEE 11th International New Circuits and Systems Conference (NEWCAS)
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Sixth International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications (IPTA)
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2015 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS). Proceedings
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23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR)
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53rd IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS)
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IEEE 9th International New Circuits and Systems Conference (NEWCAS)
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IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM)
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IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
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2nd Annual IEEE Northeast Workshop on Circuits and Systems
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IEEE 5th Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications
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IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
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IEEE International Symposium of Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
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2012 25th IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE)
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IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing
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14th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association
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IEEE 83rd Vehicular Technology Conference: (VTC2016-Spring)
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2014 IEEE 12th International New Circuits and Systems Conference (NEWCAS)
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2018 16th IEEE International New Circuits and Systems Conference (NEWCAS)
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IEEE 9th International New Circuits and Systems Conference (NEWCAS)
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2015 21st IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems (ASYNC)
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Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress on Sound and Vibration : Major challenges in Acoustics, Noise and Vibration Research
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2017 IEEE 60th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS)
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2018 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
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CMOS Time-Mode Circuits and Systems : Fundamentals and Applications
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2015 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
Courses and support services

Courses

ELE682 Conception de systèmes numériques à haute vitesse (Winter 2019)
ELE735 Analyse numérique (Fall 2018)

Assistance to students

Rapport technique à 6 crédits

    Confrontation de deux méthodes de débruitage de la parole pour une implémentation sur FPGA, by Ben Lagha,Imed.
    Fall 2009

Mémoire à 30 crédits

    Co-directed by: Kouki, Ammar B.
    Conception et réalisation CMOS d'un détecteur de puissance RF pour un système automatique d'adaptation d'impédance, by Richardson,François Dominique.
    Winter 2011

    Optimisation des plages dynamiques des convertisseurs analogique-numérique SIGMA-DELTA, by Collard-Fréchette,Etienne.
    Fall 2011

    Co-directed by: Thibeault, Claude
    Estimation et égalisation des canaux sans fil épars utilisant l'algorithme des moindres carrés récursifs épars sparls, by Haggui,Haithem.
    Fall 2012

    Co-directed by: Voix, Jérémie
    Développement d'un environnement vocal virtuel par communication sans fil et positionnement par puissance du signal reçu en environnement interne, by Circé,Maxime.
    Fall 2013

    Co-directed by: Gagnon, François
    Caractérisation et amélioration d'un système de mesures de consommation électrique résidentielle, by Levasseur,Marc-André.
    Summer 2013

    Co-directed by: Gagnon, François
    Calibration automatique d'un réseau de capteurs sans fil à effet hall mesurant la consommation énergétique résidentielle, by Beaufort-Samson,Guillaume.
    Summer 2014

    Co-directed by: Thibeault, Claude
    Mesure de l'intensité du courant électrique et du facteur de puissance par un réseau de capteurs à effet Hall, by Juneau,Marc.
    Summer 2018

    Co-directed by: Voix, Jérémie
    Développement d’une plateforme de recherche portable pour électroencéphalographie intra- et circum-auriculaire, by Ducharme,Mikaël.
    Fall 2017

Thèse de doctorat (recherche appliquée)

    Co-directed by: Granger, Éric
    Multiple Instance Learning Under Real-World Conditions, by Carbonneau,Marc-André.
    Fall 2017

    Co-directed by: Roberts, Gordon W.
    New Circuits for Time-Domain Signal Processing in Low-Voltage CMOS, by Ziabakhsh Shalmani,Soheyl.
    Summer 2018

    Co-directed by: Gagnon, François
    Multistatic Radar Optimization for Radar Sensor Network Applications, by Ben Kilani,Moez.
    Winter 2018

    Co-directed by: Cheriet, Mohamed
    Techniques de désagrégation de l'énergie intégrant des sources de données externes et le contexte de vie des occupants, by Langevin,Antoine.
    Summer 2019

Projet d'application à 15 crédits

    Co-directed by: Gagnon, François
    Building a Frameowrk for Testing a VOIP Monitoring System, by Ngameni Kamga,Dave Loïc.
    Winter 2019

Publications
Patent (2)

Ghyslain Gagnon, Sebastien Jomphe, Daniel Sicard, Michel Dallaire, Dominic Arbour. 2019-01-29. « Wireless sensor network for measurement of electrical energy consumption ».

Ghyslain Gagnon, Tommy Bouchard, Olivier Tremblay-Munger, Remi Paquette, François Gagnon. 2017-06-13. « Energy consumption evaluation system having reduced energy consumption ».

Peer-reviewed article published in a refereed journal (21)

Marc-André Carbonneau, Eric Granger, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2019. « Bag-level aggregation for multiple-instance active learning in instance classification problems ». IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol.30, p. 1441-1451.

Soheyl Ziabakhsh, Ghyslain Gagnon, Gordon W. Roberts. 2019. « A second-order bandpass ΔΣ time-to-digital converter with negative time-mode feedback ». IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol.66, p. 1355-1368.

Marc-André Carbonneau, Veronika Cheplygina, Eric Granger, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2018. « Multiple instance learning: A survey of problem characteristics and applications ». Pattern Recognition, vol.77, p. 329-353.

Moez Ben Kilani, Ghyslain Gagnon, François Gagnon. 2018. « Multistatic radar placement optimization for cooperative radar-communication systems ». IEEE Communications Letters, vol.22, p. 1576-1579.

Ana Carolina Riekstin, Antoine Langevin, Thomas Dandres, Ghyslain Gagnon, Mohamed Cheriet. 2018. « Time Series-Based GHG Emissions Prediction for Smart Homes ». IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Computing, vol.,

Claude Thibeault, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2018. « On the analysis and the mitigation of power supply noise and power distribution network impedance variation for scan-based delay testing techniques ». IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, vol.26, p. 1377-1390.

Soheyl Ziabakhsh, Ghyslain Gagnon, Gordon W. Roberts. 2018. « The peak-SNR performances of voltage-mode versus time-mode circuits: the PMOS-NMOS stack use case ». IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol., 5 p.

Marc-André Carbonneau, Eric Granger, Yazid Attabi, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2017. « Feature learning from spectrograms for assessment of personality traits ». IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, vol.,

Marc-André Carbonneau, Éric Granger, Alexandre J. Raymond, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2016. « Robust multiple-instance learning ensembles using random subspace instance selection ». Pattern Recognition, vol.58, p. 83-99.

Moez Ben Kilani, Yogesh Nijsure, Ghyslain Gagnon, Georges Kaddoum, François Gagnon. 2016. « Cognitive waveform and receiver selection mechanism for multistatic radar ». IET Radar, Sonar & Navigation, vol.10, p. 417-425.

Narimene Lezzoum, Ghyslain Gagnon, Jérémie Voix. 2016. « Echo threshold between passive and electro-acoustic transmission paths in digital hearing protection devices ». International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, vol.53, p. 372-379.

Narimene Lezzoum, Ghyslain Gagnon, Jérémie Voix. 2016. « Noise reduction of speech signals using time-varying and multi-band adaptive gain control for smart digital hearing protectors ». Applied Acoustics, vol.109, p. 37-43.

Yogesh Anil Nijsure, Georges Kaddoum, Nazih Khaddaj Mallat, Ghyslain Gagnon, François Gagnon. 2016. « Cognitive chaotic UWB-MIMO detect-avoid radar for autonomous UAV navigation ». IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol.17, 11 p. p. 3121-3131.

Yogesh Nijsure, Georges Kaddoum, Ghyslain Gagnon, François Gagnon, Chau Yuen, Rajarshi Mahapatra. 2016. « Adaptive air-to-ground secure communication system based on ADS-B and wide area multilateration ». IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol.65, p. 3150-3165.

Dang-Kièn Germain Pham, Ghyslain Gagnon, François Gagnon, Patricia Desgreys, Patrick Loumeau. 2016. « Hardware implementation of subsampled adaptive subband digital predistortion algorithm ». Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol.89, 9 p. p. 121-129.

G. Beaufort Samson, Marc-André Levasseur, François Gagnon, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2014. « Auto-calibration of Hall effect sensors for home energy consumption monitoring ». Electronics Letters, vol.50, p. 403-405.

Narimene Lezzoum, Ghyslain Gagnon, Jérémie Voix. 2014. « Voice activity detection system for smart earphones ». IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, vol.60, p. 737-744.

Marc-André Carbonneau, Narimene Lezzoum, Jérémie Voix, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2013. « Detection of alarms and warning signals on an digital in-ear device ». International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, vol.43, p. 503-511.

Georges Kaddoum, Ghyslain Gagnon, François Gagnon. 2013. « Spread spectrum communication system with sequence synchronization unit using chaotic symbolic dynamics modulation ». International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, vol.23,

Ghyslain Gagnon, Francis Choquette, Jean Belzile, François Gagnon. 2009. « Minimisation of carrier frequency acquisition time in QAM systems ». Electronics Letters, vol.45, p. 276-277.

Ghyslain Gagnon, L. MacEachern. 2008. « Digital compensation of DAC mismatches in multibit delta-sigma ADCs ». Electronics Letters, vol.44, p. 721-722.

Conference report (25)

Dang-Kièn Germain Pham, Ghyslain Gagnon, François Gagnon, Georges Kaddoum, Chadi Jabbour, Patricia Desgreys. 2018. « FFT-based limited subband digital predistortion technique for ultra wideband 5G systems ». 2018 16th IEEE International New Circuits and Systems Conference (NEWCAS) (Montréal, QC, Canada, June 24-27, 2018) p. 10-13. IEEE.

Soheyl Ziabakhsh, Ghyslain Gagnon, Gordon W. Roberts. 2018. « An all-digital high-resolution programmable time-difference amplifier based on time latch ». 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) (Florence, Italy, May 27-30, 2018) 5 p. IEEE.

Ghyslain Gagnon, François Gagnon, Gordon W. Roberts. 2017. « The analytic expression of the output spectrum of ADCs with nonlinear binary-weighted DACs and Gaussian input signals ». IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) (Baltimore, MD, USA, May 28-31, 2017) 4 p. Piscataway, NJ, USA. IEEE.

Soheyl Ziabakhsh, Ghyslain Gagnon, Gordon W. Roberts. 2017. « A time-mode LDI-based resonator for a band-pass ΔΣ TDC ». 2017 IEEE 60th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS) (Boston, MA, USA, Aug. 6-9, 2017) p. 1296-1299. Piscataway, NJ, USA. IEEE.

Marc-André Carbonneau, Eric Granger, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2016. « Score thresholding for accurate instance classification in multiple instance learning ». Sixth International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications (IPTA) (Oulu, Finland, Dec. 12-15, 2016) 6 p. Piscataway, NJ, USA. IEEE.

Marc-André Charbonneau, Éric Granger, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2016. « Witness identification in multiple instance learning using random subspaces ». 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR) (Cancún, México, Dec. 04-08, 2016) p. 3639-3644. IEEE.

Hanane Dagdougui, Louis Dessaint, Ghyslain Gagnon, Kamal Al-Haddad. 2016. « Modeling and optimal operation of a university campus microgrid ». IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM) (Boston, MA, USA, July 17-21, 2016) 5 p. Piscataway, NJ, USA. IEEE.

Yogesh Nijsure, Mohammed F. A Ahmed, Georges Kaddoum, Ghyslain Gagnon, François Gagnon. 2016. « WSN-UAV monitoring system with collaborative beamforming and ADS-B based multilateration ». IEEE 83rd Vehicular Technology Conference: (VTC2016-Spring) (Nanjing, China, May 15–18, 2016) 5 p. IEEE.

Marc-André Carbonneau, Alexandre J. Raymond, Éric Granger, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2015. « Real-time visual play-break detection in sport events using a context descriptor ». 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS). Proceedings (Lisbon, Portugal, May 24-27, 2015) p. 2808-2811. Piscataway, NJ, USA. IEEE.

L. C. Trudeau, G. Gagnon, F. Gagnon, C. Thibeault, T. Awad, D. Morrissey. 2015. « A low-latency, energy-efficient L1 cache based on a self-timed pipeline ». 2015 21st IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems (ASYNC) (Mountain View, CA, USA, May 4-6, 2015) p. 17-18. Los Alamitos, CA, USA. IEEE Computer Society.

Malcolm J. Crocker, Marek Pawelczyk, Francesca Pedrielli, Eleonora Carletti, Sergio Luzzi. Jérémie Voix, Narimene Lezzoum, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2015. « Evaluation of digital earplug featuring a multi-band adaptive gain control noise reduction algorithm for enhanced audibility in noisy environments ». Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress on Sound and Vibration : Major challenges in Acoustics, Noise and Vibration Research (Florence, Italy, July 12-16, 2015) 7 p. p. 3308-3314. International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration.

Soheyl Ziabakhsh, Ghyslain Gagnon, Gordon W. Roberts. 2015. « Wide linear range voltage-controlled delay unit for time-mode signal processing ». 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) (Lisbon, Portugal, May 24-27, 2015) p. 1826-1829. Piscataway, NJ, USA. IEEE.

M. Ben Kilani, A. J. Raymond, François Gagnon, Ghyslain Gagnon, P. Lavoie. 2014. « RSSI-based indoor tracking using the extended Kalman filter and circularly polarized antennas ». 2014 11th Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communication (WPNC) (Dresden, Germany, Mar. 12-13, 2014) 6 p. Piscataway, N. J., USA. IEEE.

Narimene Lezzoum, Ghyslain Gagnon, Jérémie Voix. 2014. « A demonstration of a single channel blind noise reduction algorithm with live recordings ». IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (Florence, Italy, May, 2014)

D. K. G. Pham, Ghyslain Gagnon, François Gagnon, P. Desgreys, P. Loumeau. 2014. « A subsampled adaptive subband digital predistortion algorithm ». 2014 IEEE 12th International New Circuits and Systems Conference (NEWCAS) (Trois-Rivie`res, QC, Canada, June 22-25, 2014) p. 25-28. Piscataway, N. J., USA. IEEE.

M. A. Carbonneau, Ghyslain Gagnon, Robert Sabourin, J. Dubois. 2013. « Recognition of blowing sound types for real-time implementation in mobile devices ». 2013 IEEE 11th International New Circuits and Systems Conference (NEWCAS) (Paris, France, June 16-19, 2013) 4 p. Piscataway, N. J., USA. IEEE.

Narimene Lezzoum, Ghyslain Gagnon, Jérémie Voix. 2013. « A low-complexity voice activity detector for smart hearing protection of hyperacusic persons ». 14th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Lyon, France, Aug. 25-29, 2013) p. 723-727.

Marc-André Levasseur, Sébastien Jomphe, Daniel Sicard, Andrei Dulipovici, François Gagnon, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2012. « A wireless sensor network for residential electrical energy consumption measurement ». 2012 25th IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE) (Montreal, QC, Canada, Apr. 29-May 2, 2012) Washington, DC. IEEE Computer Society.

Étienne Collard-Fréchette, Georges Kaddoum, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2011. « Dynamic range scaling of sigma-delta modulators based on a multi-criteria optimization process ». IEEE 9th International New Circuits and Systems Conference (NEWCAS) (Bordeaux, France, June 26-29, 2011) p. 193-196. Piscataway, NJ, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Georges Kaddoum, Ghyslain Gagnon, François Gagnon. 2011. « Robust synchronization technique for chaotic symbolic dynamics modulation ». IEEE International Symposium of Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 15-18, 2011) p. 1968-1971. Piscataway, NJ, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

François-Dominique Richardson, Ammar B. Kouki, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2011. « A CMOS RF power detector for an automatic impedance matching system ». IEEE 9th International New Circuits and Systems Conference (NEWCAS) (Bordeaux, France, June 26-29, 2011) p. 157-160. Piscataway, NJ, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

E. Collard-Fréchette, Ghyslain Gagnon. 2010. « A new optimization technique for coefficient scaling in sigma-delta modulators ». 53rd IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS) (Seattle, WA, USA, Aug. 1-4, 2010) p. 312-315. Piscataway, NJ, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Ghyslain Gagnon. 2007. « Continuous compensation of binary-weighted DAC nonlinearities in bandpass delta-sigma modulators ». IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) (New Orleans, LA, USA, May 27-30, 2007) p. 253-256. Piscataway, NJ, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Ghyslain Gagnon, Jean Belzile, François Gagnon. 2004. « An FPGA-based wideband PLL without significant quantization noise ». 2nd Annual IEEE Northeast Workshop on Circuits and Systems (Montreal, Canada, June 20-23, 2004) p. 21-24. Piscataway, NJ, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Ghyslain Gagnon, Jean Belzile, François Gagnon. 2004. « Elimination of quantization noise effects at the VCO input of wideband PLLs ». IEEE 5th Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (Lisbon, Portugal, Jul. 11-14, 2004) p. 69-73. Piscataway, NJ, USA. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Communication (3)

Ghyslain Gagnon. 2016. « Robust multiple instance learning ensembles using random subspace instance selection ». Communication during a conference : 2nd Global Summit and Expo on Multimedia & Applications ( London, England, Aug. 15-16, 2016 )

Narimene Lezzoum, Ghyslain Gagnon, Jérémie Voix. 2016. « The smart hearing protection device : system evaluation ». Communication during a conference : National Hearing Conservation Association Conference ( San Diego, CA, USA, Feb. 18-20, 2016 )

Ghyslain Gagnon. 2011. « Réseaux de capteurs pour une mesure précise et diversifiée de la consommation d'énergie ». Communication during a conference : RESMIQ ( Montreal, QC, Canada,  )

Poster (2)

Narimene Lezzoum, Ghyslain Gagnon, Jérémie Voix. 2016. « The smart hearing protection device : system evaluation ». Poster presented during a conference : National Hearing Conservation Association Conference ( San Diego, CA, USA, Feb. 18-20, 2016 )

N. Lezzoum, Ghyslain Gagnon, Jérémie Voix. 2012. « La protection auditive intelligente ». Poster presented during a conference : Congrès de l'Ordre des Audiologistes et Audioprothésistes du Québec ( Longueuil, QC, Canada, 25-26 mai 2012 )

Chapter of book (1)

Fei Yuan. Soheyl Ziabakhsh, Ghyslain Gagnon, Gordon W. Roberts. 2015. « Time-Mode Delta-Sigma Converters ». p. 237-299.

Technical report (1)

Ghyslain Gagnon. 2008. « Application note : real-time data transfer from FPGA board to MATLAB through PCI ». Kingston, Canada. Canadian Microelectronics Corporation (CMC).

Award and distinction

Prix d'excellence du c.a. pour services à la communauté 2016 |École de technologie supérieure
2016