Spring 2015

Codes for Distributed Storage: Recent Results

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 9:30 am10:00 am PST

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Calvin Lab Auditorium

In this two-part talk, we will show first that the notion of locality in codes has a very natural extension to codes with hierarchical locality. We provide a bound on the minimum distance of such codes as well as two general constructions that achieve this bound. The second part of the talk will describe a recent construction of an MSR regenerating code with polynomial sub-packetization level. This is joint work with Birenjith Sasidharan and Gaurav Agarwal.