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Prof. Volker Strassen

Prof. Volker Strassen Volker visited ALGO in June 2010.

 

Prof. Chris Umans

Prof. Chris Umans Chris visited ALGO in June 2010 and participated in the "Summer Research Institute" of EPFL.

 

Prof. Peter Bürgisser

Prof. Peter Bürgisser Peter visited ALGO in July 2003 and participated in the "Summer ResearchInstitute" of EPFL.

 

Prof. Oussama Damen

Prof. Oussama Damen Oussama visited ALGO in July 2005 and participated in the "Summer Research Institute" of EPFL.

 

Prof. Irit Dinur

Prof. Irit Dinur Irit visited ALGO in July 2005 and participated in the "Summer Research Institute" of EPFL.

 

Prof. Tor Helleseth

Prof. Tor Helleseth Prof. Tor Helleseth visited Algo during the Summer Research Institute in July 2006. He gave a talk about Sequences with good correlations and their applications.

 

Prof. Michael Luby

Prof. Michael Luby Mike is a co-founder and Chief Technology Office of Digital Fountain. He visited ALGO in February 2004. Most of our research during that time concentrated on Fountain Codes and their applications.

 

Prof. Leonard Schulman

Prof. Leonard Schulman Leonard visited ALGO during July 2005 and participated in the "Summer Research Institute" of EPFL.

 

Prof. Mehrdad Shahshahani

Prof. Mehrdad Shahshahani Mehrdad was one of the first visitors of ALGO and LMA. He visited us in April 2003 to start a research project on applications of geometric graphs in coding theory. Mehrdad is a professor of Mathematics at the Insitute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics in Tehran.

 

Prof. Alistair Sinclair

Prof. Alistair Sinclair Alistair visited ALGO in July 2004 and participated in the "Summer Research Institute" of EPFL.

 

Prof. Bernd Sturmfels

Prof. Bernd Sturmfels Bernd visited ALGO in July 2003. During this time he gave several lectures on applications of Groebner bases to Bayesian networks and linear programming. Bernd is a professor of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley.

 

Prof. Amnon Ta-Shma

Prof. Amnon Ta-Shma Amnon visited ALGO in August 2003. During this time we started a joint research on applications of Coding Theory in Theoretical Computer Science. At the time of his visit Amnon was an assitant professor of Computer Science at Tel Aviv University.

 

Prof. Luca Trevisan

Prof. Luca Trevisan Luca visited ALGO during July 2005 and participated in the "Summer Research Institute" of EPFL.

 

Prof. Avi Wigderson

Prof. Avi Wigderson Avi visited ALGO in July 2003. Besides collaborating on some research problem, Avi gave a number of lectures on applied graph theory, and on locally testable codes. Avi holds a joint position as a permanent member of the School of Mathematics of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and the Departmet of Computer Science of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

 

Prof. Jack Wolf

Prof. Jack Wolf Prof. Wolf visited ALGO in July 2004 and participated in the "Summer Research Institute" of EPFL.

 

Prof. Gilles Zemor

Prof. Gilles Zemor Gilles is a professor of Computer Science at the ENST. He visited ALGO in April 2004. During his visit we discussed in depth possible combinatorial proofs of the stability condition for Raptor Codes. Gilles also gave a talk on Expander Codes.

 


Jamshid Shokrollahi

Jamshid Shokrollahi Jamshid visited ALGO and LMA in March 2003. During this time, we started a new research project with the aim of designing fast multiplication algorithms for binary polynomials of small degree in order to apply them to efficient FPGA implementations of arithmetic in finite fields. At the time of his visit, Jamshid was a graduate student at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Paderborn.

 

Omid Etesami

Omid Etesami Omid visited ALGO in the months of July, August, and September 2003. During this time he worked for the most part on Fountain codes over general symmetric channels. At the time of his visit, Omid was a senior undergraduate student at the Computer Engineering Department of Sharif University of Technology in Tehran.

 

Wei Wang

Wei Wang Wei was visiting ALGO during July and August of 2003. During this time Wei worked with Amin on LDPC-codes over q-ary symmetric channels, and on the design of LDPC-codes that achieve the capacity of such channels via simple decoding algorithms. At the time of her visit, Wei was a graduate student at the Electrical Engineering Department of UC Berkeley.

 

Heydar Maboudi

Heydar Maboudi Heydar visited ALGO for five weeks in the months of August and September 2003. During this time he familiarized himself with the theory of LT- and Raptor codes and implemented a graphical Java-animation for the decoding process of such codes. At the time of his visit, Heydar was a junior undergraduate student of Mathematics at the Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran.

 

Pulkit Grover

Pulkit Grover Pulkit visited Algo in early summer 2004. During his visit he worked with Amin on fountain codes on the erasure channel.

 

Elitza Maneva

Elitza Maneva Elitza visited Algo during summer 2004. During her visit she worked with Amin Shokrollahi on alternative methods for the calculation of the error probability of the LT-decoder.

 

Ruzbeh Shokranian

Ruzbeh Shokranian Ruzbeh visited Algo during February 2005. He worked on implementing graphical tools for the visualization of the Huffman coding process.

 

Amir F. Dana

Amir F. Dana Amir visited Algo during summer 2005. During his visit he worked with Amin Shokrollahi and Payam Pakzad on information theoretic and graph theoretic methods for bounding the number of output symbols of various degrees in an LT-code used for transmission over a binary memoryless symmetric channel.

 

Tiago Gasiba

Tiago Gasiba Tiago visited Algo from October to December 2005. During this time he studied various decoding algorithms for Raptor codes.

 

Vighnesh Rege

Vighnesh Rege Vighnesh visited ALGO during Summer 2008. During his visit, he worked on the realization of a new decoding algorithm for Reed-Solomon codes. At the time of his visit, Vighnesh was an undergraduate student in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.

 

Pooyan Abouzar

Pooyan Abouzar Pooyan visited ALGO from January to July 2008. During this period he did his master thesis which was mostly on source coding with Fountain codes.

 

Azadeh Haghparast

Azadeh Haghparast Azadeh visited ALGO during summer 2008. During her visit, she worked on the realization of a fixed-point Fourier Transform algorithm without loss of precision using cyclotomic fields. At the time of her visit she was a doctoral student at the Audio Signal Processing at Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.

 

Mohammad Mahmoody-ghidary

Mohammad Mahmoody-ghidary Mohammad visited ALGO during summer 2008. During his visit, he worked on algebraic approaches for the design of locally decodable codes. At the time of his visit, he was a doctoral student at Department of Computer Science of Princeton University.

 

Ehsan Ardestanizadeh

Ehsan Ardestanizadeh Ehsan visited ALGO Jul-Oct 2008. During his visit, he worked on the bit precision analysis for compressed sensing algorithms. At the time of his visit, he was a PhD student in the department of Electrical Engineering at University of California San Diego.

 

Marica Stojanov

Marica Stojanov Marica visited ALGO in summer 2009. During her visit, she worked with Prof. Amin Shokrollahi and Masoud Alipour and implemented a Java application for differential multicast file distribution using Raptor codes.