Special Sessions Program


Each Special Session will be presented by the Session Chair


  Title Authors
Special Session SS1: Are lattice codes ready for application in future networks?
Organized by Ingmar Land, Frédéric Gabry, and Valerio Bioglio (Huawei French Research Centre, France)
Invited talk Lattice Codes for Next Generation Wireless Networks Jean-Claude Belfiore (Telecom Paristech /Huawei Technologies, France)
  Nested Lattice / Non-Lattice Constructions Ram Zamir (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
Achieving Capacity and Security in Wireless Communications With Lattice Codes Cong Ling (Imperial College London, United Kingdom)
Construction-A Full-Diversity Lattices Joseph Jean Boutros (Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar); Jean-Claude Belfiore (Telecom Paristech /Huawei Technologies, France)
Special Session SS2: Coding for Machine Learning and Neural Networks
Organized by Vincent Gripon (Télécom Bretagne, France)
Invited Talk The Unsupervised Learning Challenge and Spike Based Processing Simon Thorpe (CerCo, SpikeNet Technology , France)
  Assembly output codes for learning neural networks Philippe Tigreat and Carlos Lassance (Telecom Bretagne, France); Xiaoran Jiang (Inria, France); Vincent Gripon and Claude Berrou (Télecom Bretagne, France)
VLSI Implementation of Deep Neural Networks Using Integral Stochastic Computing Arash Ardakani and François Leduc-Primeau (McGill University, Canada); Naoya Onizawa and Takahiro Hanyu (Tohoku University, Japan); Warren Gross (McGill University, Canada)
Special Session SS3: Recent Advances in Coding for Higher Order Modulation
Organized by Georg Böcherer (TUM, Germany) and Gianluigi Liva (DLR, Germany)
Invited Talk Probabilistic Amplitude Shaping Applied to Fiber-Optic Communication Systems Gerhard Kramer (Technische Universität München, Germany)
  Design of Robust, Protograph Based LDPC Codes for Rate-Adaptation via Probabilistic Shaping Fabian Steiner and Patrick Schulte (Technische Universität München, Germany)
Wave-like Decoding of Tail-biting Spatially Coupled LDPC Codes Through Iterative Demapping Sebastian Cammerer (University of Stuttgart, Germany); Laurent Schmalen and Vahid Aref (Nokia Bell Labs, Germany); Stephan ten Brink (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
Density Evolution for Deterministic Generalized Product Codes with Higher-Order Modulation Christian Häger and Alexandre Graell i Amat (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden); Henry D Pfister (Duke University, USA); Fredrik Brännström (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
Special Session SS4: Noisy Error Correction
Organized by Bane Vasic (University of Arizona, USA)
Invited talk Coding Theory for Robust Computing: Models, Tools, and Applications Lara Dolecek (UCLA, USA)
Invited talk Noise-Aided Gradient Descent Bit-Flipping Decoders approaching Maximum Likelihood Decoding David Declercq (ETIS, ENSEA/Univ. Cergy-Pontoise, France); Chris Winstead (University of Utah, USA); Bane Vasić (University of Arizona, USA); Fakhreddine Ghaffari (ETIS, ENSEA/Univ. Cergy-Pontoise, France); Predrag N. Ivanis (School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia); Emmanuel Boutillon (University of Southern Brittany, France)
  Fault-tolerant Parallel Linear Filtering using Compressive Sensing Yaoqing Yang, Pulkit Grover and Soummya Kar (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
Finite-Length Quasi-Synchronous LDPC Decoders François Leduc-Primeau and Warren Gross (McGill University, Canada)