Publications

In Progress

  1. M. T. Silva, W. Huang, E. W. Gill, High-frequency radar cross-section of the ocean surface with arbitrary roughness scales: a generalized functions approach, IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., . (Accepted for publication).

Journals

  1. M. T. Silva, W. Huang, E. W. Gill, Bistatic high-frequency radar cross-section of the ocean surface with arbitrary wave heights, Remote Sensing, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 667, Feb. 2020, doi: 10.3390/rs12040667.
  2. M. T. Silva, R. Shahidi, E. W. Gill, W. Huang, Nonlinear extraction of directional ocean wave spectrum from synthetic bistatic high-frequency surface wave radar data, IEEE J. Ocean. Eng., vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 1004–1021, jul. 2020, doi: 10.1109/JOE.2019.2909961.
  3. M. T. Silva, E. W. Gill, W. Huang, Electromagnetic scattering in curvilinear coordinates using a generalized functions method, Radio Sci., vol. 54, no. 11, pp. 1099–1111, Nov. 2019, doi: 10.1029/2018RS006783. (In Press).
  4. M. T. Silva, E. W. Gill, W. Huang, An improved estimation and gap-filling technique for sea surface wind speeds using NARX neural networks, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 1521–1532, Jul. 2018, doi: https://doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-18-0001.1.
  5. M. T. Silva, E. T. F. Santos, L. S. Batista, J. M. Araújo, L. S. Batista, Alternative analytical solution for position and orientation in electromagnetic motion tracking systems, WSEAS Transactions on Systems, vol. 16, pp. 225–233, Aug. 2017. [Online]. Available: http://www.wseas.org/multimedia/journals/systems/2017/a505802-879.php
  6. M. T. Silva, L. S. Batista, F. M. V. de Albuquerque, Feature extraction of structures in sea water using self-organizing maps and electromagnetic waves, TEMA (São Carlos), vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 261–274, Jan. 2016, doi: 10.5540/tema.2015.016.03.0261.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. M. T. Silva, E. W. Gill, W. Huang, HF radar cross-section of ocean surfaces with arbitrary wave heights, Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and North American Radio Science Meeting, Jul. 2020.
  2. M. T. Silva, W. Huang, E. W. Gill, Filling gaps in wind speed data - a neural networks approach, Proceedings of 2018 OCEANS - MTS/IEEE Kobe Techno-Oceans (OTO), Kobe, Japan, pp. 1–5, May 2018, doi: 10.1109/OCEANSKOBE.2018.8559341.
  3. M. T. Silva, R. Shahidi, E. W. Gill, W. Huang, An improved nonlinear extraction of directional ocean wave spectrum from bistatic HFSWR using Tikhonov regularization in Hilbert scales, Proceedings of OCEANS 2018 MTS/IEEE Charleston, Charleston, SC, USA, pp. 1–6, Oct. 2018, doi: 10.1109/OCEANS.2018.8604551.
  4. M. T. Silva, E. W. Gill, R. Shahidi, A new nonlinear approach to extraction of ocean wave spectra from bistatic Doppler HF-radar data, Proceedings of OCEANS 2017 - Aberdeen, pp. 1–6, Jun. 2017, doi: 10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084790.
  5. M. T. Silva, L. S. Batista, Sea proximity influence over EM plane wave scattering using the finite element method, Proceedings of the 2014 16th International Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM), Victoria, BC, Canada, pp. 1–2, Jul. 2014, doi: 10.1109/ANTEM.2014.6887726.
  6. M. T. Silva, L. S. Batista, Modelagem por elementos finitos da influência da maritimidade na propagação de ondas eletromagnéticas, Proceedings of the 65a Reunião Anual da Sociedade Brasileira Para o Progresso da Ciência, Recife, Jul. 2013. [Online]. Available: http://www.sbpcnet.org.br/livro/65ra/resumos/resumos/7129.htm (invited, in Portuguese).
  7. M. T. Silva, L. S. Batista, Modelagem por elementos finitos da propagação de ondas eletromagnéticas em regiões litorâneas, Proceedings of the VII Congresso Norte e Nordeste de Pesquisa e Inovação, 2012, Palmas, pp. 1–6, Oct. 2012. [Online]. Available: http://propi.ifto.edu.br/ocs/index.php/connepi/vii/paper/view/4771 (in Portuguese).
  8. M. T. Silva, L. S. Batista, Comparação de malhas automáticas para o método dos elementos finitos aplicados à simulação matemática da equação de Poisson, Proceedings of the VI Congresso Norte e Nordeste de Pesquisa e Inovação, 2011, Natal, pp. 205–214, Dec. 2011. [Online]. Available: http://portal.ifrn.edu.br/pesquisa/editora/livros-para-download/vi-connepi-engenharia-iv (in Portuguese).

Conference Presentations

  1. M. T. Silva, E. W. Gill, W. Huang, High-frequency radar cross-section for an ocean surface with arbitrary heights, presented at the Radiowave Oceanography Workshop 2019, Victoria, BC, Canada, Aug. 28–30, 2019.
  2. M. T. Silva, E. W. Gill, W. Huang, First-order high-frequency scattering for ocean surfaces with large roughness scales, presented at the 28th Annual Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC 2019), St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, Nov. 19, 2019.
  3. M. T. Silva, R. Shahidi, E. W. Gill, W. Huang, Empirical initial value estimation for nonlinear extraction of ocean wave spectra from bistatic HF radar data, presented at the 27th Annual Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC 2018), St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nov. 13, 2018.
  4. M. T. Silva, E. W. Gill, W. Huang, The use of artificial neural networks in hindcasting and filling gaps in buoy wind speed data under extreme winds, presented at the 26th Annual Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC 2017), St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nov. 15, 2017.
  5. M. T. Silva, E. W. Gill, R. Shahidi, A change of variables for ocean wave spectrum extraction from bistatic second-order Doppler HF-radar data, presented at the 25th Annual Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC 2016), St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nov. 10, 2016.
  6. M. T. Silva, L. S. Batista, F. M. V. de Albuquerque, Dimensionality reduction on EM data for underwater object detection using self-organizing maps, presented at the 24th Annual Newfoundland Electrical and Computer Engineering Conference (NECEC 2015), St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nov. 5, 2015.
  7. M. T. Silva, L. S. Batista, Artifical intelligence applied to the control and monitoring of marine environments, presented at the II Simpósio de Guerra de Minas, Salvador, Brazil, Oct. 22–23, 2013. (in Portuguese).
  8. M. T. Silva, L. S. Batista, Numerical simulation of strucutres under electromagnetic fields, presented at the IX Seminário de Iniciação Científica, Tecnológica e Inovação, Vitória da Conquista, BA, Brazil, Oct. 6–8, 2012. (in Portuguese).
  9. M. T. Silva, L. S. Batista, Automatic and adaptive mesh generator for finite elements method applications, presented at the VIII Seminário de Iniciação Científica do Instituto Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil, Oct. 19–21, 2011. (in Portuguese).

Theses

  1. M. T. Silva, A nonlinear approach to ocean wave spectrum extraction from bistatic HF-radar data, M.Eng. Thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2017. [Online]. Available: https://research.library.mun.ca/12819/
  2. M. T. Silva, Electromagnetic position and orientation tracking system with six degrees-of-freedom, B.Eng. Thesis, Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia da Bahia, pp. 108, 2014.