CoDESS Kickoff Meeting

The CoDESS kickoff meeting was held on 
Thursday, Sept. 19th.
 We thank our industry visitors for attending and for making our first meeting a great success! Please read UCLA's press release here.


Slides for the talks are provided by the links below. Prof. Dolecek and Prof. Wesel's talks highlight CoDESS and the LORIS and CSL research labs. Prof. Divsalar's presentation was the headlining research talk, followed by a variety of student research presentations.


Prof. Lara Dolecek: welcoming remarks and overview of LORIS research

Prof. Rick Wesel overview of CSL research

Prof. Dariush Divsalar research talk: "Non-binary Protograph-based LDPC Codes for Storage Systems"

Kasra Vakilinia, PhD candidate, "Enhanced Precision Through Multiple Reads for LDPC Coding in Flash Memories

Adam Williamson, PhD candidate, "Dynamic Voltage Allocation Based on Mutual Information For NAND Flash Memory" 

Behzad Amiri, PhD candidate, "Binary and Non-Binary LDPC Codes with Applications in Data Storage Systems

Fred Sala, PhD candidate, "Dynamic Threshold Schemes for Multi-Level Non-Volatile Memories"

Yuta Toriyama, PhD candidate, "Hardware Implementation Analysis of Non-Binary LDPC Decoders"

Sudarsan Srinivasan Ranganathan, MS candidate, "Combining Modern Codes and Set-Partitioning for Multilevel Storage Systems"

Ryan Gabrys, PhD candidate, "Correcting Grain Errors in Magnetic Media"

Nicolas Bitouze, postdoctoral researcher, "File Synchronization from Insertions and Deletions"

Sean Huang, PhD candidate, "Iterative Decoders on Noisy Hardware"