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Information Theory February 25, 2002 - March 01, 2002

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Feb 25, 2002
Monday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  MDL ideas in lossy data compression
Ioannis Kontoyiannis
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  On large-deviations tradeoff between code-length and distortion in certain lossy source coding problems
Neri Merhav
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Scalar vs. vector quantization
Alon Orlitsky
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  On a boolean maximization problem
Solomon Golomb
Feb 26, 2002
Tuesday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  MDL theory as a foundation for statistical modeling
Jorma Rissanen
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  New settings for the sequential decision problem
Marcelo Weinberger (Hewlett-Packard Laboratories)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  An efficient universal prediction algorithm for unknown sources with limited training data
Jacob Ziv
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  Multi-antenna communications: Information theory and algorithms
Babak Hassibi
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  Diversity and freedom: A fundamental tradeoff in multiple antenna wireless communications
David Tse
03:45 PM - 04:45 PM
  Weighting and waiting
Frans Willems
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
  Analytic combinatorics, information theory, and algorithmics: Precise redundancy rate problem
Wojtek Szpankowski (Purdue University)
Feb 27, 2002
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Efficient content delivery and low complexity codes
Amin Shokrollahi
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Generalized belief propagation and free energy minimization
Jonathan Yedidia
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Approximate estimation of stochastic processes on graphs with cycles: The reparameterization viewpoint
Martin Wainwright
Feb 28, 2002
Thursday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Covers, codes, flows, and team strategies for guessing hat colors
Elwyn Berlekamp (University of California, Berkeley)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  The Komogolrov sampler
David Donoho (Stanford University)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Quantum data compression: Tutorial and recent results
Emina Soljanin
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
  Information theoretic energy reduction in deep submicron computation modules
Vahid Tarokh
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  Capacity-achieving distributions that escape to infinity and the fading number
Amos Lapidoth
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  Information theoretic aspects of constrained systems
Shlomo Shamai
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Information theory and spread spectrum communications
Chris Heegard
Mar 01, 2002
Friday
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  Common randomness and secret key capacities
Prakash Narayan
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  The role of side information in communication and data compression
Tom Cover
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Duality between source coding and channel coding with side information
Kannan Ramchandran
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Coding for storage systems
Jack Wolf
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Concatenation of modulation encoders and ECC encoders
Brian Marcus