Spring 2015

Lightning Talks I

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 9:30 am10:30 am PST

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Calvin Lab Auditorium

Coding Theory for Scalable Media Delivery
Michael Luby, Qualcomm Inc.

Coding For Distributed Storage
Alex Dimakis, University of Texas, Austin

Thomas Richardson, Qualcomm Inc.

Finite Length — The Final Frontier
Rüdiger Urbanke, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Polar Codes over q-ary Alphabets and Polynomially Fast Convergence to Shannon Capacity
Ameya Velingker, Carnegie Mellon University

Pliable Index Coding
Christina Fragouli, UCLA and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

A Reductionist View of Network Information Theory
Mike Langberg, University at Buffalo, SUNY and Michelle Effros, California Institute of Technology

Gap to Capacity of Finite Length Polar Codes
David Burshtein, Tel Aviv University

Coding for NVMs: Advances In Theory Meet New Applications
Lara Dolecek, UCLA