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Jorge Felipe Silva Sanchez

Associate Professor

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Statistical Signal Processing, Estimation and Detection, Information Theory and Statistical Learning.

Educación

  •  Electrical Engineering, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Estados Unidos, 2005
  •  Electrical Engineering, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1999
  •  Engineer, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2002
  •  Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California. Estados Unidos, 2008

Experiencia Académica

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas

    Santiago, Chile

    2009 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Research Intern 2005 in the Speech Research Grou Full Time

    Microsoft Corporation

    Redmond, Seatle, Estados Unidos

    2005 - 2005

  •   Research Assistant in the Signal Analysis and Interpretation Laboratory Full Time

    University of Southern California

    Los Angeles, Chile

    2003 - 2009

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2009 - 2015

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2015 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Jorge F. Silva is actively involved in the formation of under-graduate and graduate students at the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Chile, where he teaches regularly courses on: Estimation and Detection (EL4003: Spring 2012), Statistical Signal Processing (El4005: Fall 2011, Spring 2010), Information Theory (El7001: Spring 2011), Signal Processing (El3005: Fall 2010, Fall 2012).


Difusión y Transferencia


Project Co-Director, Innova-Chile CORFO Project 11IDL1-10409: “Enfoque Probabilístico Basado en Modelos para la Estimación en Línea del Estado-de-Salud/Estado-de-Carga y Caracterización del Perfil de Uso de Baterías de Ion-Litio” Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences. Department of Electrical Engineering. Universidad de Chile (2012).


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Top 25 papers published in Speech Com- munication in 2012

    ELSEVIER

    Chile, 2012

    Recognition for being the author of one of the Top 25 papers published in Speech Communication in 2012. Recognized by ScienceDirect, ELSEVIER.

  •   Outstanding research recognition

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2013

    Outstanding research recognition for publishing in the top 10 percent of the most infuential Electrical Engineering ISI journals during 2012. Award given by the Dean of the Universidad de Chile in the opening academic ceremony for the year 2013.

  •   USC Outstanding Thesis Award Theoretical Research.

    UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

    Estados Unidos, 2009

    USC Outstanding Thesis Award Theoretical Research. Given by the Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California.

  •   Viterbi Doctoral Fellowship,

    UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

    Chile, 2007

    Viterbi Doctoral Fellowship, University of Souther California. Founded by Simon Ramo Scholarship and Kunzel Foundation Fellowship.

  •   Graduated with the highest honors

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Chile, 2002

    Graduated with the highest honors, ranked 6th among the 512 students at the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, University of Chile.


 

Article (61)

Bayesian Inference in Single-line Spectroscopic Binaries with a Visual Orbit
Compressibility Analysis of Asymptotically Mean Stationary Processes,
On Universal D-Semifaithfull Coding for Memoryless Sources with Infinite Alphabets
Bayes-based Orbital Elements Estimation in Triple Hierarchical Stellar Systems
Bayes-based Orbital Elements Estimation in Triple Hierarchical Stellar Systems* dagger
Data Science for Engineers: A Teaching Ecosystem
Data-Driven Representations for Testing Independence: Modeling, Analysis and Connection with Mutual Information Estimation
Finite-Length Bounds on Hypothesis Testing Subject to Vanishing Type I Error Restrictions
On the Exponential Ap- proximation of Type II Error Probability of Distributed Test of Independence
Ore-Waste Discrimination with Adaptive Sampling Strategy
Universal Weak Variable-Length Source Coding on Countably Infinite Alphabets
Variogram-Based Descriptors for Comparison and Classification of Rock Texture Images
Discriminative Features for Texture Retrieval Using Wavelet Packets
Geological Facies Recovery Based on Weighted $$\ell _1$$ ℓ 1 -Regularization
Geological Facies Recovery Based on Weighted l(1)-Regularization
Sampling Strategies for Uncertainty Reduction in Categorical Random Fields: Formulation, Mathematical Analysis and Application to Multiple-Point Simulations
Visual Binary Stars with Partially Missing Data: Introducing Multiple Imputation in Astrometric Analysis
Visual binary stars with partially missing data: Introducing multiple imputation in astrometric analysis,
Fixed-Rate Universal Lossy Source Coding and Model Identification: Connection with Zero-Rate Density Estimation and the Skeleton Estimator
Improving battery voltage prediction in an electric bicycle using altitude measurements and kernel adaptive filters
Optimality of the maximum likelihood estimator in astrometry
Shannon Entropy Estimation in infinity-Alphabets from Convergence Results: Studying Plug-In Estimators
Automatic detection of P- and S-wave arrival times: new strategies based on the modified fractal method and basic matching pursuit
Orbits for 18 Visual Binaries and Two Double-line Spectroscopic Binaries Observed with HRCAM on the CTIO SOAR 4m Telescope, Using a New Bayesian Orbit Code Based on Markov Chain Monte Carlo
Analysis and Classification of Natural Rock Textures based on New Transform-based Features
Analysis of the Bayesian Cramer-Rao lower bound in astrometry Studying the impact of prior information in the location of an object
New opportunities offered by Cubesats for space research in Latin America: The SUCHAI project case
Information-Theoretic Measures and Sequential Monte Carlo Methods for Detection of Regeneration Phenomena in the Degradation of Lithium-Ion Battery Cells
Multiple-imputation-particle-filtering for uncertainty characterization in battery state-of-charge estimation problems with missing measurement data: Performance analysis and impact on prognostic algorithms
On the Characterization of l(p)-Compressible Ergodic Sequences
Particle-Filtering-Based Discharge Time Prognosis for Lithium-Ion Batteries With a Statistical Characterization of Use Profiles
Performance Analysis of the Least-Squares Estimator in Astrometry
Reconstruction of channelized geological facies based on RIPless compressed sensing
Analysis of the Cramér-Rao Bound in the Joint Estimation of Astrometry and Photometry
Analysis and Interpretation of the Cramer-Rao Lower-Bound in Astrometry: One-Dimensional Case
Particle-Filtering-Based Prognosis Framework for Energy Storage Devices With a Statistical Characterization of State-of-Health Regeneration Phenomena
Volatility Estimation of Financial Returns using Risk-Sensitive Particles Filters
Analysis and Design of Wavelet-Packet Cep- stral Coecients for Automatic Speech Recognition
Analysis and design of Wavelet-Packet Cepstral coefficients for automatic speech recognition
Complexity-Regularized Tree-Structured Partition for Mutual Information Estimation
Complexity-Regularized Tree-Structured Partition for Mutual Information Estimation
On signal representations within the Bayes decision framework
On signal representations within the Bayes decision framework
On the Convergence of Shannon Di erential Entropy, and its Connections with Density and Entropy Estimation,
On the convergence of Shannon differential entropy, and its connections with density and entropy estimation
On the convergence of Shannon differential entropy, and its connections with density and entropy estimation
Sequential Monte Carlo Methods for Discharge Time Prognosis in Lithium-Ion Batteries
Information divergence estimation based on data-dependent partitions
Information divergence estimation based on data-dependent partitions
Nonproduct Data-Dependent Partitions for Mutual Information Estimation: Strong Consistency and Applications
Nonproduct Data-Dependent Partitions for Mutual Information Estimation: Strong Consistency and Applications
Discriminative Wavelet Packet Filter Bank Selection for Pattern Recognition
Discriminative Wavelet Packet Filter Bank Selection for Pattern Recognition
Upper bound Kullback-Leibler divergence for transient hidden Markov models
Soft indexing of speech content for search in spoken documents
Average divergence distance as a statistical discrimination measure for hidden Markov models
Modeling, estimating, and compensating low-bit rate coding distortion in speech recognition
Compensating additive noise and CS-CELP distortion in speech recognition using stochastic weighted Viterbi algorithm
Analysis and Classification of Natural Rock Textures based on New Transform-based Features
Analysis of the Bayesian Cramer-Rao Lower bound in Astrometry: Studying the impact of Prior Information in the location of an object
New opportunities offered by cubesats for space research in Latin America: the SUCHAI project case

ConferencePaper (8)

Precise best k-term approximation error analysis of ergodic processes
Compressibility of infinite sequences and its interplay with compressed sensing recovery
Shannon entropy convergence results in the countable infinite case
Necessary and sufficient conditions for zero-rate density estimation
Sufficient conditions for the convergence of the Shannon differential entropy
A Near-Optimal (Minimax) Tree-Structured Partition for Mutual Information Estimation
On Data-Driven Histogram-Based Estimation for Mutual Information
Histogram-Based Estimation for the Divergence Revisited

ConferenceProceedingWhole (11)

Compressibility of In nite Sequences and its Interplay with Compressed Sensing Recovery
Shannon Entropy Estimation from Convergence Re- sults in the Countable Alphabet Case
Anomaly Detection Based on Information-Theoretic Measures and Particle Filtering Algorithms
A Near-Optimal (Minimax) Tree-Structured Parti- tion for Mutual Information Estimation
A Probabilistic Approach for Online Model- based Estimation of SOH/SOC and use pro le characterization for Li-Ion Batteries
Histogram-Based Estimation for the Divergence Re- visited
\Information Theoretic Analysis of Direct Articulatory Measurements for Phonetic Discrimination,
\Universal Consistency of Data-Driven Partitions for Divergence Estimation
Minimum Probability of Error Signal Representation
Optimal Wavelet Packets Decomposition based on a Rate-Distortion Optimality Criterion
Upper Bound Kullback-Leibler Divergence for Hidden Markov Models with Application as Discrimination Measure for Speech Recognition,

Proyecto (9)

INFORMATION AND DECISION THEORY APPLIED TO THE MEASUREMENT OF QUANTITIES OF ASTRONOMICAL INTEREST=> THE CASE OF GROUND- AND SPACE-BASED ASTROMETRY AND PHOTOMETRY.
FUNDAMENTAL LIMITATIONS AND OPTIMAL DESING OF SMALL-DELAY SIGNAL TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS.
Novel Estimation and Prognosis techniques for the analysis of state-of-charge and state- of-health degradation in energy storage devices
Topics on Signal and Information Processing=> Theory and Applications to Geological Image Reconstruction
Enfoque Probabilístico Basado en Modelos para la Estimación en Línea del Estado-de-Salud/Estado-de-Carga y Caracterización del Perfil de Uso de Baterías de Ion-Litio
Universal Estimation of Information Measures and Applications
OPTIMAL SIGNAL REPRESENTATION=> FORMULATIONS, ALGORITHMS AND APPLICATIONS TO SPEECH RECOGNITION AND NON-PARAMETRIC MUTUAL INFORMATION ESTIMATION
Human-Like Speech Processing, PI from USC=> Shikanth S. Narayanan. Department of Electrical Engineering, Univerity of Southern California
Automatic Early Assestment of Academic Standards for very Young native and non-native spearkers of American English. PI from USC=> Shikanth S. Narayanan, Department of Electrical Engineering, Univerity of Southern California
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Universidad de Chile

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