2009 – 2010

Organizers: Suhas Diggavi and Olivier Leveque

Spring semester 2009-2010

Time and place: on Wednesdays at 2:15 PM in room BC 129

………speaker………   ………..date………..   ……………………………title……………………………
         
Janos Pach,
DCG – EPFL
  Tue, Feb 23
4:15 PM
INR 113
  Ordnung muss sein! – Plane curves and partial orders (abstract)
         
Chandra Nair,
CUHK
  Fri, Feb 26
11:15 AM
INR 113
  Broadcast channel: An overview of some recent results (abstract)
         
Volkan Cevher,
STI – EPFL
  Wed, Mar 10
2:15 PM
BC 129
  Compressible priors and structured sparsity models (abstract)
         
Sheng Yang,
Supelec
  Wed, July 7
2:00 PM
INR 113
  Distributed Rotation Recovers Spatial Diversity (abstract)
         
Shlomo Shamai,
Technion
  Fri, July 9
2:15 PM
INR 113
  An Information Theoretic View of Robust Cooperation/Relaying in Wireless Networks (abstract)
         
Fernando Perez-Cruz,
University Carlos III, Madrid
  Mon, July 12
2:15 PM
INR 113
  Estimation of Information Theoretic Measures for Continuous Random Variables (abstract)
         
Abdellatif Zaidi,
UC Louvain
  Thu, July 15
2:15 PM
INR 113
  Bounds on the Capacity of the Relay Channel with Noncausal State Information at Source (abstract)
         
Pablo Piantanida,
Supelec
  Thu, July 15
3:15 PM
INR 113
  Recent Results on the Capacity of Compound Channels with State Information at the Transmitter (abstract)

 

Fall semester 2009-2010

Time and place: on Wednesdays at 2:15 PM in room INR 113

………speaker………   ………..date………..   ……………………………title……………………………
         
Shlomo Shamai,
Technion
  Sept 9,
11:15 AM
  Secrecy Capacity of the MIMO Gaussian Wiretap Channel: An I-MMSE Approach (abstract)
         
Danilo Silva,
University of Toronto
  Sept 23   Error Control and Security for Network Coding (abstract)
         
Viktor Kuncak,
LARA – EPFL
  Nov 11   Algorithms and Tools for Software Processing (abstract)
         
George Candea,
DSLAB – EPFL
  Nov 18   Building a Dependable System: Why, What, and How? (abstract)
         
Katerina Argyraki,
LabOS – EPFL
  Nov 25,
4:15 PM
  How to Build Fast, Programmable Routers (and why) (abstract)
         
Rico Zenklusen,
IFOR – ETHZ
  Fri, Nov 27,
11:15 AM,
room BC 129
  Using Matroids for Wireless Network Information Flow (abstract)
         
Dejan Kostic,
NSL – EPFL
  Tue, Dec 1,
2:15 PM
  CrystalBall: Predicting and Preventing Inconsistencies in Deployed Distributed Systems (abstract)
         
Urbashi Mitra,
USC
  Dec 9   Grey Spaces: an Approach for Cognitive Radio (abstract)
         
Richard Blahut,
UIUC
  Fri, Dec 11,
11:15 AM
  Progress in Multiterminal Source Coding
         
Florence Benezit,
LCA/LCAV – EPFL
  Dec 16   Asynchronous one-way averaging (abstract)