Workshop on Information Theory, Communications and Coding

Workshop on Information Theory, Communications and Coding
December, 29, 2013
Room 1003 Electrical Eng. Building Technion City
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Workshop on Information Theory, Communications and Coding

Chaired by Prof. Igal Sason

09:00 – 09:30 Registration and Refreshments
09:30 – 09:45 Welcoming notes
Dist. Prof. Jacob Ziv and Prof. Adam Shwartz
09:45 – 10:30 The Honey-Do Problem Revisited: Sources with Memory, Mismatch, and a Divergence
Prof. Amos Lapidoth, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
10:30 – 11:00 Rate-distortion theory: did we get it all wrong?
Dr. Yuval Kochman, The Hebrew University
11:00 – 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 – 11:50 Polar coding methods for write once memories
Prof. David Burshtein, Tel Aviv University
11:50 – 12:20 On the Corner Points of the Capacity Region of a Two-User Gaussian Interference Channel
Prof. Igal Sason, Technion
12:20 – 12:50 The Gaussian MAC with Unidirectional Conferencing Encoders
Prof. Shraga Bross, Bar-Ilan University
12:50 – 14:20 Lunch
14:20 – 14:50 Analysis of Matched and Mismatched Estimation Errors Using Gradients of Partition Functions
Wasim Huleihel, Technion
14:50 – 15:20 Codes for communication between imperfect nodes
Prof. Yuval Cassuto, Technion
15:20 – 15:40 Coffee Break
15:40 – 16:10 Directed Information Optimization and Capacity of the POST Channel with and without Feedback
Prof. Haim Permuter, Ben-Gurion University
16:10 – 16:40 The Modulo-Lattice Output is a Sufficient Statistic
Prof. Ram Zamir, Tel Aviv University