Publications

Sample of Recent Publications:

Monographs:

  • L. Dolecek and F. Sala, "Channel Coding Methods for Non-Volatile Memories," Foundations and Trends in Communications and Information Theory, vol. 13 (1), pp. 1- 136, February 2016.

Journals:

  • A. Hareedy, B. Amiri, R. Galbraith, and L. Dolecek, “Non-Binary LDPC Codes for Magnetic Recording Channels: Error Floor Analysis and Optimized Code Design,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 64 (8), pp. 3194 — 3207, Aug. 2016.
  • F. Sala, C. Schoeny, and L. Dolecek, "Advanced Algebraic and Graph-Based ECC Schemes for Flash Memories," to appear in 3-D Flash Memories, Ed. Rino Micheloni, Springer, 2016.
  • C.-Y. Lou, B. Daneshrad, and R. D. Wesel, "Convolutional-Code-Specific CRC Code Design", IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 63 (10), pp. 3459-3470, Oct. 2015.
  • C.-H. Huang, Y. Li, and L. Dolecek, "ACOCO: Adaptive Coding for Approximate Computing on Faulty Memories," to appear in IEEE Transactions on Communications, 2015.
  •  A. R. Williamson, T.-Y. Chen and R. D. Wesel, "Variable-length Convolutional Coding for Short Blocklengths with Decision Feedback", IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 63 (7), pp. 2389-2403, July 2015.
  • R. Gabrys, E. Yaakobi, and L. Dolecek, "Correcting Grain-Errors in Magnetic Media," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 61 (5), pp.2256 -- 2272, May 2015.
  • T.-Y. Chen, K. Vakilinia, D. Divsalar, and R. D. Wesel, "Protograph-Based Raptor-Like LDPC Codes," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 63 (5), pp. 1522 - 1532, May 2015.
  • R. Gabrys and L. Dolecek, "Constructions of Non-Binary WOM-Codes for Multilevel Flash Memories," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 61 (4), pp. 1905-1919, April 2015.
    • J. Wang, K. Vakilinia, T.-Y. Chen, T. Courtade, G. Dong, T. Zhang, H. Shankar, and R. D. Wesel, "Enhanced Precision Through Multiple Reads for LDPC Decoding in Flash Memories," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, vol. 32 (5), pp. 880-891, May 2014.
    • L. Dolecek, "Towards practical graph-based, iteratively decoded channel codes: insights through absorbing sets," in Tractability, Eds. L. Bordeaux, Y. Hamadi, and P. Kohli, Cambridge University Press, March 2014.
    • F. Sala, R. Gabrys and L. Dolecek, "Dynamic threshold schemes for multi-level non-volatile memories," IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 61 (7), pp. 2624-2634, Jul. 2013.
    Conferences:
    • A. Hareedy, B. Amiri, S. Zhao, R. Galbraith, and L. Dolecek, "Non-Binary LDPC Code Optimization for Partial Response Channels,"  in Proc. IEEE Globecom, Dec. 2015. Best paper award
    • H. Wang, N. Wong, and R. D. Wesel, "Dynamic Voltage Allocation with Quantized Voltage Levels and Simplified Channel Modeling," in Proc. IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Nov. 2015.
    • F. Sala, C. Schoeny, D, Divsalar, and L. Dolecek, "Asymmetric ECCs for Flash in High Radiation Environments,"  in Proc. IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Nov. 2015 (invited).
    • S. V. S. Ranganathan, D. Divsalar, and R. D. Wesel, "On the Girth of (3,L) Quasi-Cyclic LDPC Codes Based on Complete Photographs," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Hong Kong, June 2015. 
    • K. Vakilinia, D. Divsalar, and R. D. Wesel, "RCA Analysis of the Polar Codes and the use of Feedback to aid Polarization at Short Blocklengths," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Hong Kong, June 2015.
    • C. Schoeny, F. Sala, and L. Dolecek, "Analysis and Coding Schemes for the Flash Normal-Laplace Mixture Channel," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Hong Kong, June, 2015. 
    • F. Sala, C. Schoeny, D. Divsalar, and L. Dolecek, "Asymmetric Error-Correcting Codes for Flash Memories in High-Radiation Environments," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Hong Kong, June, 2015. 
    • B. Amiri, A. Reisizadeh, J. Kliewer, and L. Dolecek, "Optimized Array-Based Spatially-Coupled LDPC Codes: An Absorbing Set Approach," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Hong Kong, June, 2015.
    • H. Wang,  T.-Y. Chen, and R. Wesel, "Histogram-Based Flash Channel Estimation," in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), London, UK, June 2015.
    • B. Amiri, A. Flores, and L. Dolecek, "Design of Non-binary Quasi-Cyclic LDPC Codes by Absorbing Set Removal," in Proc. IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW), Nov. 2014. 
    • Y. Toriyama, B. Amiri, L. Dolecek, and D. Markovic, "Logarithmic Quantization Scheme for Reduced Hardware Cost and Improved Error Floor in Non-Binary LDPC Codes," in Proc. IEEE Globecom, Dec. 2014.
    • Y. Toriyama, B. Amiri, L. Dolecek, and D. Markovic, "Field-Order Based Hardware Cost Analysis of Non-Binary LDPC Decoders," in Proc. IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Nov. 2014.
    • F. Sala. R. Gabrys, and L. Dolecek, "Deletions in Multipermutations," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Honolulu, HI, July 2014.
    • R. Gabrys, E. Yaakobi, F. Farnoud, F. Sala, S. Bruck and L. Dolecek, "Single-Deletion-Correcting Codes over Permutations," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Honolulu, HI, July 2014.
    • N. Bitouze, F. Sala, S. M. S. Tabatabaei and L. Dolecek, "A practical framework for efficient file synchronization," in Proc. IEEE 51st Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct. 2013.
    • F. Sala and L. Dolecek, "Constrained Rank Modulation," in Proc. IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW), Sevilla, SpainSept. 2013. 
    • F. Sala and L. Dolecek, "Counting Sequences Obtained from the Synchronization Channel," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2013.
    • N. Bitouze and L. Dolecek, "Synchronization from Insertions and Deletions under a Non-binary, Non-uniform Source," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2013.
    • B. Amiri, J. Kliewer, and L. Dolecek, "Analysis and Enumeration of Absorbing Sets for Non-Binary Graph-Based Codes," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2013.
    • R. Gabrys, E. Yaakobi, and L. Dolecek, "Correcting Grain Errors in Magnetic Media," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2013.
    • F. Sala, R. Gabrys, and L. Dolecek, "Dynamic Threshold Schemes for Multi-Level  Nonvolatile Memories," in Proc. IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Monterey, CA, Nov. 2012.
    • B. Amiri, S. Garani Srinivasa, and L. Dolecek, "Quantization, Absorbing Regions and Practical Message Passing Decoders," in Proc. IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Monterey, CA, Nov. 2012.
    • R. Gabrys, E. Yaakobi, L. Grupp, S. Swanson, and L. Dolecek, "Tackling Intracell Variability in TLC Flash Through Tensor Product Codes," in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Boston, MA, July 2012.
    • J. Wang, T.A. Courtade, H. Shankar and R. D. Wesel, "Soft Information for LDPC Decoding in Flash: Mutual-Information Optimized Quantization," in Proc. Globecom 2011, Houston, TX, Dec. 2011.
    • R. Gabrys and L. Dolecek, "Spatially-Aware Adaptive Error Correcting Codes for Flash Memory,"  in Proc. IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Monterey, CA, Nov. 2011.
    • R. Gabrys, E. Yaakobi, L. Dolecek, P. Siegel, A. Vardy, and J. K. Wolf, "Non-binary WOM Codes for Multilevel Flash Memories," in Proc. IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW), Paraty, Brazil, Oct. 2011. 
    • R. Gabrys and L. Dolecek, “Characterizing capacity achieving write once memory codes for multilevel flash memories,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), St. Petersburg, Russia, July - Aug. 2011.
    Talks:
    • A. Hareedy and, L. Dolecek, "Quasi-Cyclic Non-Binary LDPC Codes for MLC NAND Flash Memory," Flash Memory Summit 2015, Santa Clara, CA.
      • K. Vakilinia, D. Divsalar, and R. D. Wesel, "Optimized Degree Distributions for Binary and Non-Binary LDPC Codes in Flash Memory," Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW) 2015, San Diego, CA.
      • C. Schoeny, B. Amiri, A. Hareedy, and L. Dolecek, "Quasi-Cyclic Non-Binary LDPC Codes for MLC NAND Flash Memory," Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW) 2015, San Diego, CA.
      • L. Dolecek, tutorial on error-correcting codes (ECC) for Flash (with Prof. Andrew Jiang and Dr. Steve Hetzler), Flash Memory Summit 2014, Santa Clara, CA.

      • L. Dolecek, tutorial on coding for memories (with Prof. Andrew Jiang) at ISIT 2015, Honolulu, HI.

      • F. Sala and L. Dolecek, "Constrained Rank Modulation for Flash Memories," Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW) 2014, San Diego, CA.
      • R. Gabrys and L. Dolecek, "Coding for Unreliable Memory Cells in TLC Flash," Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW) 2014, San Diego, CA.
      • L. Dolecek, N. Bitouze, F. Sala, and S. M. S. Tabatabaei, "A practical framework for efficient file synchronization," IEEE 2013 Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL.
      • L. Dolecek, A. Jiang, and C. Camp, "Making Error Correcting codes Work for Flash Memory," Flash Memory Summit 2013, Santa Clara, CA.
      • R. Gabrys, "Coding for Unreliable Flash Memory Cells," Flash Memory Summit 2013, Santa Clara, CA.
      • B. Amiri, "Low Error Floor LDPC Codes and Their Practical Decoders for Flash Memory Applications," Flash Memory Summit 2013, Santa Clara, CA.
      • R. D. Wesel, T. Zhang, A. R. Williamson, T.-Y. Chen, and K. Vakilinia, "Dynamic Voltage Allocation Based on Mutual Information for NAND Flash Memory," Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW) 2013, San Diego, CA.
      • F. Sala, R. Gabrys, and L. Dolecek, "Dynamic Threshold Schemes for Multi-Level  Nonvolatile Memories", Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW) 2013, San Diego, CA.
      • R. Gabrys and L. Dolecek, "Tackling Intracell Variability in TLC Flash Through Error Correction Coding,'' Flash Summit 2012, Santa Clara, CA.
      • R. Gabrys, E. Yaakobi, and L. Dolecek, "Tackling Intracell Variability in TLC Flash Through Tensor Product Codes,'' Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW) 2012, San Diego, CA.
      • R. Gabrys and L. Dolecek, “Extending Flash Memory Lifetime Using Coding Techniques,” Flash Summit 2011, Santa Clara, CA.
      • R. Gabrys and L. Dolecek, "Coding Schemes and Information Theoretic Bounds for Generalized Write Once Memories,'' Non-Volatile Memories Workshop (NVMW) 2011, San Diego, CA.
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      Fred Sala,
      Feb 29, 2016, 7:22 PM
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