53rd Annual Allerton Conference
on Communication, Control, and Computing
September 29-October 2, 2015
Allerton Retreat Center, Monticello, IL, USA

53rd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing
Sept 29-Oct 2, 2015, Allerton Park and Retreat Center, Monticello, IL, USA

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Last updated on September 25, 2017. This conference program is tentative and subject to change

Technical Program for Thursday October 1, 2015

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ThA1 Invited Session, Library Add to My Program 
Distributed Decision Making  
Organizer: Basar, TamerUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Nedich, AngeliaArizona State Univ
Organizer: Veeravalli, VenuUniv. of Illinois
08:30-08:50, Paper ThA1.1 Add to My Program
Optimal Solutions for Multi-Agent Adaptive Coordinated Search (I)
Castanon, DavidBoston Univ
Ding, HuanyuBoston Univ
08:50-09:10, Paper ThA1.2 Add to My Program
Unlabeled Sensing: Solving a Linear System with Unordered Measurements (I)
Unnikrishnan, JayakrishnanGeneral Electric
Haghighatshoar, SaeidTU Berlin
Vetterli, MartinEPFL
09:10-09:30, Paper ThA1.3 Add to My Program
Design of Transmit-Diversity Schemes in Detection Networks under Secrecy Constraints (I)
Nadendla, V. Sriram SiddhardhSyracuse Univ
Liu, SijiaSyracuse Univ
Varshney, PramodSyracuse Univ
09:30-09:50, Paper ThA1.4 Add to My Program
A Decentralized Approach to Robust Subspace Recovery (I)
Rahmani, MostafaUniv. of Central Florida
Atia, GeorgeUniv. of Central Florida
ThA2 Invited Session, Solarium Add to My Program 
Sequential and Quickest Change Detection  
Organizer: Veeravalli, VenuUniv. of Illinois
08:30-08:50, Paper ThA2.1 Add to My Program
Quickest Detection of Gauss-Markov Random Fields (I)
Heydari, JavadRensselaer Pol. Inst
Tajer, AliRensselaer Pol. Inst
Poor, H. VincentPrinceton Univ
08:50-09:10, Paper ThA2.2 Add to My Program
Change-Point Estimation in High Dimensional Linear Regression Models Via Sparse Group Lasso (I)
Zhang, BingwenWorcester Pol. Inst
Geng, JunWorcester Pol. Inst
Lai, LifengWorcester Pol. Inst
09:10-09:30, Paper ThA2.3 Add to My Program
Optimum Shewhart Tests for Markovian Data (I)
Moustakides, GeorgeUniv. of Patras, Greece
09:30-09:50, Paper ThA2.4 Add to My Program
Multi-Sensor Gradual Change Detection (I)
Cao, YangGeorgia Inst. of Tech
Xie, YaoGeorgia Inst. of Tech
09:50-10:10, Paper ThA2.5 Add to My Program
Quickest Detection and Sequential Identification in Systems with Correlated Noise and in Coupled Systems (I)
Hadjiliadis, OlympiaBrooklyn Coll. City Univ. of New York
ThA3 Regular Session, Butternut Add to My Program 
Data Storage  
08:30-08:50, Paper ThA3.1 Add to My Program
Weight Enumerators and Higher Support Weights of Maximally Recoverable Codes
V., LalithaInternational Inst. of Information Tech. Hyderabad
Lokam, Satyanarayana V.Microsoft Res. Bangalore
08:50-09:10, Paper ThA3.2 Add to My Program
Three Stories on a Two-Sided Coin: Index Coding, Locally Recoverable Distributed Storage, and Guessing Games on Graphs
Arbabjolfaei, FatemehUniv. of California, San Diego
Kim, Young-HanUCSD
09:10-09:30, Paper ThA3.3 Add to My Program
Durable Network Coded Distributed Storage
Abdrashitov, VitalyMIT
Médard, MurielMIT
09:30-09:50, Paper ThA3.4 Add to My Program
Subset Source Coding
MolavianJazi, EbrahimThe Pennsylvania State Univ
Yener, AylinThe Pennsylvania State Univ
09:50-10:10, Paper ThA3.5 Add to My Program
A Probabilistic Approach towards Exact-Repair Regeneration Codes
Elyasi, MehranUniv. of Minnesota
Mohajer, SoheilUniv. of Minnesota
ThA4 Regular Session, Pine Add to My Program 
Sensor Networks I  
08:30-08:50, Paper ThA4.1 Add to My Program
Compressive and Collaborative Mobile Sensing for Scalar Field Mapping in Robotic Networks
Nguyen, MinhOklahoma State Univ
La, HungUniv. of Nevada
Teague, KeithOklahoma State Univ
08:50-09:10, Paper ThA4.2 Add to My Program
The Absence of Isolated Node in Geometric Random Graphs
Zhao, JunCMU & ASU/Princeton
09:10-09:30, Paper ThA4.3 Add to My Program
On the Resilience to Node Capture Attacks of Secure Wireless Sensor Networks
Zhao, JunCMU & ASU/Princeton
09:30-09:50, Paper ThA4.4 Add to My Program
Scaling Laws for Reliable Data Dissemination in Shared Loss Multicast Trees
Yadgar, RonBen-Gurion Univ. of the Negev
Cohen, AsafBen-Gurion Univ. of the Negev
Gurewitz, OmerBen-GurionUniversity of the Negev
09:50-10:10, Paper ThA4.5 Add to My Program
An Information Theoretic Technique for Harnessing Attenuation of High Spatial Frequencies to Design Ultra-High-Density EEG
Grover, PulkitCarnegie Mellon Univ
Weldon, JeffreyCarnegie Mellon Univ
Kelly, ShawnCarnegie Mellon Univ
Venkatesh, PraveenCarnegie Mellon Univ
Jeong, HaewonCarnegie Mellon Univ
ThA5 Invited Session, Lower Level Add to My Program 
Security Adversarial Machine Learning  
Organizer: Kiyavash, NegarUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Mittal, PrateekPrinceton Univ
Organizer: Langbort, CedricUIUC
08:30-08:50, Paper ThA5.1 Add to My Program
Privacy-Preserving Deep Learning (I)
Shokri, RezaUniv. of Texas at Austin
Shmatikov, VitalyCornell Univ.
08:50-09:10, Paper ThA5.2 Add to My Program
Adversarial Knowledge in Secure Communication (I)
Safavi-Naini, ReiUniv. of Calgary
09:10-09:30, Paper ThA5.3 Add to My Program
Adversarial Learning in Social Systems (I)
Mittal, PrateekPrinceton Univ.
09:30-09:50, Paper ThA5.4 Add to My Program
Enabling Privacy Preserving Computing at Scale by Modular Signal Processing (I)
Mirhoseni, AzaliaRice Univ
Koushanfar, FarinazRice Univ
09:50-10:10, Paper ThA5.5 Add to My Program
Information-Theoretic Private Interactive Mechanism
Moraffah, BahmanArizona State Univ
Sankar, LalithaArizona State Univ
ThA6 Regular Session, Visitor Center Add to My Program 
Information Theory and Source Coding  
08:30-08:50, Paper ThA6.1 Add to My Program
Memoryless Sampling Rate Distortion
Boda, Vinay PraneethUniv. of Maryland, Coll. Park
Narayan, PrakashInst. for Systems Res
08:50-09:10, Paper ThA6.2 Add to My Program
The Price of Uncertainty in Communication
Braverman, MarkPrinceton Univ
Juba, BrendanWashington Univ. in St. Louis
09:10-09:30, Paper ThA6.3 Add to My Program
Excess Distortion in Lossy Compression: Beyond One-Shot Analysis
Kochman, YuvalHebrew Univ. of Jerusalem
Wornell, GregoryMIT
09:30-09:50, Paper ThA6.4 Add to My Program
Single Letter Characterization of Average-Case Strong Redundancy of Compressing Memoryless Sequences
Hosseinitoushmanlouei, MaryamsadatUniv. of Hawaii at Manoa
Santhanam, Narayana PrasadUniv. of Hawaii
09:50-10:10, Paper ThA6.5 Add to My Program
A Geometric Perspective on Guesswork
Beirami, AhmadDuke Univ. & MIT
Calderbank, A. RobertDuke Univ
Christiansen, MarkNational Univ. of Ireland, Maynooth
Duffy, KenHamilton Inst. National Univ. of Ireland, Maynooth
Makhdoumi, AliMIT
Médard, MurielMIT
ThB1 Invited Session, Library Add to My Program 
Distributed Storage II  
Organizer: Soljanin, EminaBell Labs
Organizer: Sprintson, AlexTexas A&M Univ
Organizer: Duursma, IwanUniv. of Illinois
10:30-10:50, Paper ThB1.1 Add to My Program
Storage Codes and Group Representation (I)
Shum, KennethThe Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
10:50-11:10, Paper ThB1.2 Add to My Program
Finding the Fundamental Limits of Storage Systems by Computation (I)
Tian, ChaoTexas A&M Univ.
Liu, TieTexas A&M Univ.
11:10-11:30, Paper ThB1.3 Add to My Program
Constructions of MDS Codes Via Random Vandermonde and Cauchy Matrices Over Small Fields (I)
Dau, Son HoangUniv. of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Song, WentuSingapore Univ. of Tech. and Design
Sprintson, AlexTexas A&M Univ
Yuen, ChauSingapore Univ. of Tech. and Design
11:30-11:50, Paper ThB1.4 Add to My Program
Piggybacking for Fast and Efficient Data Reconstruction in Erasure-Coded Data Centers (I)
Rashmi, K. V.UC Berkeley
11:50-12:10, Paper ThB1.5 Add to My Program
Optimal Locally Repairable Codes Via Generalized Code Concatenation (I)
Zeh, AlexanderTech.
12:10-12:30, Paper ThB1.6 Add to My Program
When Do the Availability Codes Make the Stored Data More Available? (I)
Kadhe, SwanandTexas A&M Univ
Soljanin, EminaBell Labs
Sprintson, AlexTexas A&M Univ
ThB2 Invited Session, Solarium Add to My Program 
Information Theory and Applications  
Organizer: Viswanath, PramodUniv. of Illinois
10:30-10:50, Paper ThB2.1 Add to My Program
Coded MapReduce (I)
Li, SongzeUSC
Maddah-ali, Mohammad AliBell Labs Alcatel-Lucent
Avestimehr, SalmanUSC
10:50-11:10, Paper ThB2.2 Add to My Program
Some Applications of Strong Data Processing Inequalities in Statistics (I)
Kamath, SudeepPrinceton Univ.
11:10-11:30, Paper ThB2.3 Add to My Program
An Efficient Algorithm for Information Decomposition and Extraction (I)
Makur, AnuranMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Kozynski, FabiánMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Huang, Shao-LunMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Zheng, LizhongMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
11:30-11:50, Paper ThB2.4 Add to My Program
Measuring Secrecy by the Probability of a Successful Guess (I)
Issa, IbrahimCornell Univ
Wagner, AaronCornell Univ
11:50-12:10, Paper ThB2.5 Add to My Program
On Shannon Capacity and Causal Estimation (I)
Kidambi, RahulUniv. of Washington Seattle
Kannan, SreeramUniv. of Washington Seattle
12:10-12:30, Paper ThB2.6 Add to My Program
Clustering by Multivariate Mutual Information under Chow–Liu Tree Approximation (I)
Chan, ChungThe Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
Liu, TieTexas A&M Univ
ThB3 Regular Session, Butternut Add to My Program 
10:30-10:50, Paper ThB3.1 Add to My Program
Maximizing Profit of Cloud Brokers under Quantized Billing Cycles: A Dynamic Pricing Strategy Based on Ski-Rental Problem
Saha, GouravIndian Inst. of Tech. Madras
Pasumarthy, RamkrishnaIIT Madras
10:50-11:10, Paper ThB3.2 Add to My Program
Scheduling, Pricing, and Efficiency of Non-Preemptive Flexible Loads under Direct Load Control
Gupta, AbhishekOhio State Univ
Jain, RahulUniv. of Southern California
Rajagopal, RamStanford
11:10-11:30, Paper ThB3.3 Add to My Program
Dual Subgradient Methods Using Approximate Multipliers
Valls, VíctorTrinity Coll. Dublin
Leith, DouglasTrinity Coll. Dublin
11:30-11:50, Paper ThB3.4 Add to My Program
Directed-Distributed Gradient Descent
Xi, ChenguangTufts Univ
Khan, Usman A.Tufts Univ
11:50-12:10, Paper ThB3.5 Add to My Program
Systems of Quadratic Equations: Efficient Solution Algorithms and Conditions for Solvability
Dvijotham, KrishnamurthyCalifornia Inst. of Tech
ThB4 Regular Session, Pine Add to My Program 
Information Theory III  
10:30-10:50, Paper ThB4.1 Add to My Program
Lossless Secure Source Coding: Yamamoto’s Setting
Asoodeh, ShahabQueen's Univ
Alajaji, FadyQueen's Univ
Linder, TamasQueen's Univ
10:50-11:10, Paper ThB4.2 Add to My Program
Control Approach to Computing the Feedback Capacity for Stationary Finite Dimensional Gaussian Channels
Li, ChongQualcomm Res
Elia, NicolaIowa State Univ
11:10-11:30, Paper ThB4.3 Add to My Program
Covert Communications on Poisson Packet Channels
Soltani, RaminUniv. of Massachusetts Amherst
Goeckel, DennisUniv. of Massachusetts Amherst
Towsley, DonUniv. of Massachusetts
Houmansadr, AmirUniv. of Massachusetts Amherst
11:30-11:50, Paper ThB4.4 Add to My Program
Dirty-Paper Integer Forcing
He, WenboBoston Univ
Nazer, BobakBoston Univ
Shamai, ShlomoTech
11:50-12:10, Paper ThB4.5 Add to My Program
Erasure Adversarial Wiretap Channels
Wang, PengweiUniv. of Calgary
Safavi-Naini, ReihanehUniv. of Calgary
Lin, FuchunUniv. of Calgary
ThB5 Regular Session, Lower Level Add to My Program 
Sparse Signal Processing  
10:30-10:50, Paper ThB5.1 Add to My Program
An Empirical Comparison of Sampling Techniques for Matrix Column Subset Selection
Wang, YiningCarnegie Mellon Univ
Singh, AartiCarnegie Mellon Univ
10:50-11:10, Paper ThB5.2 Add to My Program
A Characterization of Deterministic Sampling Patterns for Low-Rank Matrix Completion
Pimentel-Alarcon, Daniel LeonardoUniv. of Wisconsin-Madison
Boston, NigelUniv. of Wisconsin - Madison
Nowak, RobertUniv. of Wisconsin, Madison
11:10-11:30, Paper ThB5.3 Add to My Program
Optimal Trade-Off between Sampling Rate and Quantization Precision in A/D Conversion
Kipnis, AlonStanford Univ
Eldar, YoninaTech. Israel Inst. of Tech
Goldsmith, AndreaStanford Univ
11:30-11:50, Paper ThB5.4 Add to My Program
Efficient Object Detection for High Resolution Images
Lu, YongxiUniv. of California, San Diego
Javidi, TaraUniv. of California, San Diego
11:50-12:10, Paper ThB5.5 Add to My Program
Coded Caching for Reducing CSIT-Feedback in Wireless Communications
Zhang, JingjingEURECOM
Engelmann, FelixEURECOM
Elia, PetrosEURECOM
ThB6 Invited Session, Visitor Center Add to My Program 
Organizer: Prabhakaran, ManojUIUC
10:30-10:50, Paper ThB6.1 Add to My Program
Hiding Computation (I)
Sahai, AmitUCLA
10:50-11:10, Paper ThB6.2 Add to My Program
Improved OR Composition of Sigma-Protocols (I)
Scafuro, AlessandraBU and NEU
11:10-11:30, Paper ThB6.3 Add to My Program
Towards Optimal Garbled Circuit Constructions (I)
Rosulek, MikeOregon State Univ.
11:30-11:50, Paper ThB6.4 Add to My Program
Cryptography with One-Way Communication (I)
Garg, SanjamIBM
Ishai, YuvalTech. and UCLA
Kushilevitz, EyalTech.
Ostrovsky, RafailUCLA
Sahai, AmitUCLA
11:50-12:10, Paper ThB6.5 Add to My Program
Distribution Design (I)
Beimel, AmosBen Gurion Univ.
Gabizon, ArielTech.
Ishai, YuvalTech. and UCLA
Kushilevitz, EyalTech.
12:10-12:30, Paper ThB6.6 Add to My Program
Information Asymmetry and Secure Computation (I)
Khurana, DakshitaUCLA, CEF
Maji, HemantaUCLA
Sahai, AmitUCLA
ThC1 Invited Session, Library Add to My Program 
Interdisciplinary Statistical Physics  
Organizer: Lu, YueHarvard Univ
Organizer: Milenkovic, OlgicaUniv. of Illinois
Organizer: Pfister, HenryDuke Univ
13:30-13:50, Paper ThC1.1 Add to My Program
Belief-Propagation Reconstruction for Compressed Sensing: Quantization vs. Gaussian Approximation (I)
Pfister, Henry D.Duke Univ
Lian, MengkeDuke Univ
13:50-14:10, Paper ThC1.2 Add to My Program
Phase Retrieval Using Iterative Projections: Dynamics in the Large Systems Limit (I)
Li, GenTsinghua Univ
Gu, YuantaoTsinghua Univ
Lu, YueHarvard Univ
14:10-14:30, Paper ThC1.3 Add to My Program
Learning Higher-Order Binary Markov Random Fields Via Anti-Concentration (I)
Bresler, GuyMIT
14:30-14:50, Paper ThC1.4 Add to My Program
Urbanke, RudigerEPFL
ThC2 Invited Session, Solarium Add to My Program 
Recent Developments in Information Theory, Statistics and Probability I  
Organizer: Raginsky, MaximUniv. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Organizer: Wu, YihongUniv. of Illinois
13:30-13:50, Paper ThC2.1 Add to My Program
Information Inequalities for Networks and Applications to Secure Computation (I)
Prabhakaran, Vinod M.Tata Inst. of Fundamental Res.
13:50-14:10, Paper ThC2.2 Add to My Program
Information Theory and Polyhedral Combinatorics (I)
Pokutta, SebastianGeorgia Inst. of Tech
14:10-14:30, Paper ThC2.3 Add to My Program
Bounds for Codes on Pentagon and Other Cycles (I)
Dalai, MarcoUniv. of Brescia
Polyanskiy, YuryMIT
14:30-14:50, Paper ThC2.4 Add to My Program
Data Compression with Low Distortion and Finite Blocklength (I)
Kostina, VictoriaCalifornia Inst. of Tech
14:50-15:10, Paper ThC2.5 Add to My Program
Cut-Set Bound Is Loose for Gaussian Relay Networks
Wu, XiugangStanford Univ
Ozgur, AyferStanford Univ
ThC3 Regular Session, Butternut Add to My Program 
Wireless Communication Systems II  
13:30-13:50, Paper ThC3.1 Add to My Program
Optimal Scheduling of Real-Time Traffic in Wireless Networks with Delayed Feedback
Kim, Kyu SeobMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Li, Chih-PingMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Kadota, IgorMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Modiano, EytanMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
13:50-14:10, Paper ThC3.2 Add to My Program
Distortion-Memory Tradeoffs in Cache-Aided Wireless Video Delivery
Hassanzadeh, ParisaNew York Univ
Erkip, ElzaPol. Univ
Llorca, JaimeBell Labs
Tulino, AntoniaBell Lab. (Alcatel-Lucent)
14:10-14:30, Paper ThC3.3 Add to My Program
Database-Aided Distributed Channel Assignment in Spectrum Sharing
Cai, MingmingUniv. of Notre Dame
Laneman, J. NicholasUniv. of Notre Dame
14:30-14:50, Paper ThC3.4 Add to My Program
On the Distribution and Mean of Received Power in Stochastic Cellular Network
Cao, FengmingToshiba Res. Europe
Ganesh, AyalvadiUniv. of Bristol
Armour, SimonUniv. of Bristol
Sooriyabandara, MaheshToshiba Res. Europe Limited
14:50-15:10, Paper ThC3.5 Add to My Program
On Proactive Caching with Demand and Channel Uncertainties
Muppirisetty, L. SrikarChalmers Univ. of Tech
Tadrous, JohnThe Ohio State Univ
Eryilmaz, AtillaOhio State Univ
Wymeersch, HenkChalmers Univ. of Tech
ThC4 Regular Session, Pine Add to My Program 
Sensor Networks II  
13:30-13:50, Paper ThC4.1 Add to My Program
Sharp Transitions in Random Key Graphs
Zhao, JunCMU & ASU/Princeton
13:50-14:10, Paper ThC4.2 Add to My Program
Absence of Isolated Nodes in Inhomogeneous Random Key Graphs
Yagan, OsmanCarnegie Mellon Univ
14:10-14:30, Paper ThC4.3 Add to My Program
Data Dissemination Problem in Wireless Networks
Kubjas, IvoUniv. of Tartu
Skachek, VitalyUniv. of Tartu
14:30-14:50, Paper ThC4.4 Add to My Program
On the Computational Complexity of the Solvability of Information Flow Problem with Hierarchy Constraint
Takeda, YukiNara Inst. of Science and Tech
Kaji, YuichiNara Inst. of Science and Tech
Ito, MinoruNara Inst. of Science and Tech
14:50-15:10, Paper ThC4.5 Add to My Program
Optimal Large-MIMO Data Detection with Transmit Impairments
Ghods, RaminaCornell Univ
Jeon, CharlesCornell Univ
Maleki, ArianColumbia Univ
Studer, ChristophCornell Univ
ThC5 Regular Session, Lower Level Add to My Program 
Detection and Estimation  
13:30-13:50, Paper ThC5.1 Add to My Program
On Pathwise Convergence of Particle & Grid Based Nonlinear Filters: Feller VS Conditional Regularity
Kalogerias, DionysiosRutgers, the State Univ. of New Jersey
Petropulu, AthinaRutgers Univ
13:50-14:10, Paper ThC5.2 Add to My Program
New Guarantees for Blind Compressed Sensing
Aghagolzadeh, MohammadMichigan State Univ
Radha, HayderMichigan State Univ
14:10-14:30, Paper ThC5.3 Add to My Program
Bounds on Variance for Symmetric Unimodal Distributions
Chung, Hye WonUniv. of Michigan
Sadler, BrianArmy Res. Lab
Hero, AlfredUniv. of Michigan
14:30-14:50, Paper ThC5.4 Add to My Program
Quantile Search: A Distance-Penalized Active Learning Algorithm for Spatial Sampling
Lipor, JohnUniv. of Michigan
Balzano, LauraUniv. of Michigan
Kerkez, BrankoUniv. of Michigan
Scavia, DonUniv. of Michigan
14:50-15:10, Paper ThC5.5 Add to My Program
Are Slepian-Wolf Rates Necessary for Distributed Parameter Estimation?
El Gamal, MostafaWorcester Pol. Inst
Lai, LifengWorcester Pol. Inst
ThC6 Regular Session, Visitor Center Add to My Program 
Information Theoretic Approaches in Wireless Communications II  
13:30-13:50, Paper ThC6.1 Add to My Program
Informational Bottlenecks in Two-Unicast Wireless Networks with Delayed CSIT
Vahid, AlirezaDuke Univ
Shomorony, IlanUC Berkeley
Calderbank, A. RobertDuke Univ
13:50-14:10, Paper ThC6.2 Add to My Program
Partial Compute-Compress-And-Forward for Limited Backhaul Uplink Multicell Processing
Estella, InakiHuawei Res. France
Zaidi, AbdellatifHuawei Res. France
14:10-14:30, Paper ThC6.3 Add to My Program
Asymptotically Optimal Distributed Channel Allocation: A Competitive Game-Theoretic Approach
Bistritz, IlaiTel-Aviv Univ
Leshem, AmirBar-Ilan Univ
14:30-14:50, Paper ThC6.4 Add to My Program
Fundamental Relationships between Energy and Delay in Streaming
Baig, Mirza UzairUniv. of Hawaii
Høst-Madsen, AndersUniv. of Hawaii
14:50-15:10, Paper ThC6.5 Add to My Program
Anywhere Decoding: Low-Overhead Basestation Cooperation for Interference and Fading-Limited Wireless Environments
Pezeshki, HamedUniv. of Notre Dame
Laneman, J. NicholasUniv. of Notre Dame
ThD1 Invited Session, Library Add to My Program 
Community Detection and Correlation Clustering  
Organizer: Milenkovic, OlgicaUniv. of Illinois
15:30-15:50, Paper ThD1.1 Add to My Program
Nonparametric Graphon Estimation with Covariates (I)
Chandna, SwatiUniv. Coll. London
Olhede, SofiaUniv. Coll. London
Wolfe, PatrickUniv. Coll. London
15:50-16:10, Paper ThD1.2 Add to My Program
Network Clustering with Higher-Order Structures (I)
Benson, AustinStanford Univ.
Gleich, DavidPurdue Univ.
Leskovec, JureStanford Univ.
16:10-16:30, Paper ThD1.3 Add to My Program
Constant Factor Approximation for Balanced Cut in the PIE Model (I)
Makarychev, KonstantinMicrosoft
Makarychev, YuryToyota Tech. Inst. at Chicago
Vijayaraghavan, AravindanNorthwestern Univ.
16:30-16:50, Paper ThD1.4 Add to My Program
Searching for a Single Community in a Graph (I)
Sanghavi, SujayUniv. of Texas, Austin
16:50-17:10, Paper ThD1.5 Add to My Program
Spectral Algorithms for Clustering (I)
Rao, AnupYale Univ
17:10-17:30, Paper ThD1.6 Add to My Program
Parallel Correlation Clustering on Big Graphs (I)
Papailiopoulos, DimitrisUniv. of Wisconsin-Madison
17:30-17:50, Paper ThD1.7 Add to My Program
Recent Developments on the Stochastic Block Model (I)
Abbe, EmmanuelPrinceton Univ.
ThD2 Invited Session, Solarium Add to My Program 
Recent Developments in Information Theory, Statistics and Probability II  
Organizer: Raginsky, MaximUniv. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Organizer: Wu, YihongUniv. of Illinois
15:30-15:50, Paper ThD2.1 Add to My Program
A Joint Typicality Approach to Compute-Forward (I)
Lim, Sung HoonEPFL
Feng, ChenUniv. of British Columbia
Nazer, BobakBoston Univ
Gastpar, MichaelEPFL
15:50-16:10, Paper ThD2.2 Add to My Program
Extracting Semantic Information without Linguistic Cues from Generic Sentences (I)
Madiman, MokshayUniv. of Delaware
Deo, AshwiniYale Univ
16:10-16:30, Paper ThD2.3 Add to My Program
Recovering Communities in Weighted Stochastic Block Models (I)
Loh, Po-LingUniv. of Pennsylvania
Jog, VarunUniv. of Pennsylvania
16:30-16:50, Paper ThD2.4 Add to My Program
Guaranteed Blind Sparse Spikes Deconvolution (I)
Chi, YuejieThe Ohio State Univ.
16:50-17:10, Paper ThD2.5 Add to My Program
Vector Control Systems with Unpredictable Actuation (I)
Hariyoshi, EnaUniv. of California, Berkeley
Ranade, GireejaUniv. of California, Berkeley
Sahai, AnantUC Berkeley
ThD3 Regular Session, Butternut Add to My Program 
Machine Learning II  
15:30-15:50, Paper ThD3.1 Add to My Program
Cost Effective Algorithms for Spectral Bandits
Hanawal, ManjeshBoston Univ
Saligrama, VenkateshBoston Univ
15:50-16:10, Paper ThD3.2 Add to My Program
Mean-Variance and Value at Risk in Multi-Armed Bandit Problems
Vakili, SattarCornell Univ
Zhao, QingCornell Univ
16:10-16:30, Paper ThD3.3 Add to My Program
A Deep Learning Approach to Structured Signal Recovery
Mousavi, AliRice Univ
Patel, AnkitRice Univ
Baraniuk, RichardRice Univ
16:30-16:50, Paper ThD3.4 Add to My Program
Inferning Trees
Karzand, MinaMIT
Bresler, GuyMIT
16:50-17:10, Paper ThD3.5 Add to My Program
Active Learning from Noisy and Abstention Feedback
Yan, SongbaiUniv. of California, San Diego
Chaudhuri, KamalikaUniv. of California, San Diego
Javidi, TaraUniv. of California, San Diego
ThD4 Regular Session, Pine Add to My Program 
Coding Techniques and Applications II  
15:30-15:50, Paper ThD4.1 Add to My Program
Threshold Functions in Random S-Intersection Graphs
Zhao, JunCMU & ASU/Princeton
16:10-16:30, Paper ThD4.3 Add to My Program
Exploring Connections between Sparse Fourier Transform Computation and Decoding of Product Codes
Thenkarai Janakiraman, NagarajTexas a & M Univ. Coll. Station
Emmadi, SantoshTexas A&M Univ. Coll. Station
Narayanan, KrishnaTexas A&M Univ
Ramchandran, KannanUC Berkeley
16:30-16:50, Paper ThD4.4 Add to My Program
Linear Superposition Coding for the Gaussian MAC with Quantized Feedback
Farthofer, StefanVienna Univ. of Tech
Matz, GeraldVienna Univ. of Tech
16:50-17:10, Paper ThD4.5 Add to My Program
Using Deterministic Decisions for Low-Entropy Bits in the Encoding and Decoding of Polar Codes
Chou, RemiGeorgia Tech
Bloch, MatthieuGeorgia Inst. of Tech
ThD5 Invited Session, Lower Level Add to My Program 
Graph Signal Processing  
Organizer: Ribeiro, AlejandroUniv. of Pennsylvania
Organizer: Nedich, AngeliaUniv. of Illinois
15:30-15:50, Paper ThD5.1 Add to My Program
Graph Reconstruction from the Observation of Diffused Signals (I)
Pasdeloup, BastienTelecom Bretagne
Rabbat, MichaelMcGill Univ
Gripon, VincentTélécom Bretagne
Pastor, DominiqueTelecom Bretagne
Mercier, GregoireTelecom Bretagne
15:50-16:10, Paper ThD5.2 Add to My Program
Distributed Signal Processing with Graph Spectral Dictionaries (I)
Thanou, DorinaEPFL
Frossard, PascalEPFL
16:10-16:30, Paper ThD5.3 Add to My Program
Markov Chain Sparsification with Independent Sets for Approximate Value Iteration (I)
Pavez, EduardoUniv. of Southern California
Michelusi, NicoloUniv. of Southern California
Anis, AamirUniv. of Southern California
Mitra, UrbashiUniv. of Southern California
Ortega, AntonioUniv. of Southern California
16:30-16:50, Paper ThD5.4 Add to My Program
Distributed Implementation of Linear Network Operators Using Graph Filters (I)
Segarra, SantiagoUniv. of Pennsylvania
Marques, Antonio G.King Juan Carlos Univ
Ribeiro, AlejandroUniv. of Pennsylvania
16:50-17:10, Paper ThD5.5 Add to My Program
Efficient Route Planning of Autonomous Vehicles Based on Graph Signal Recovery (I)
Ji, TianxiCarnegie Mellon Univ
Chen, SihengCarnegie Mellon Univ
Varma, RohanCarnegie Mellon Univ
Kovačević, JelenaCarnegie Mellon Univ
ThD6 Regular Session, Vistior Center Add to My Program 
Information Theory IV  
15:30-15:50, Paper ThD6.1 Add to My Program
Bounds between Contraction Coefficients
Makur, AnuranMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
Zheng, LizhongMassachusetts Inst. of Tech
15:50-16:10, Paper ThD6.2 Add to My Program
Are Generalized Cut-Set Bounds Tight for the Deterministic Interference Channel?
Kiamari, MehrdadUniv. of Southern California
Avestimehr, SalmanUSC
16:10-16:30, Paper ThD6.3 Add to My Program
Achievable Sum-Rate of the Two-User Gaussian Interference Channel through Rate-Splitting and Successive Decoding
Haghi, AliUniv. of Waterloo
Khandani, Amir K.Univ. of Waterloo
16:30-16:50, Paper ThD6.4 Add to My Program
Cache-Enabled Broadcast Packet Erasure Channels with State Feedback
Ghorbel, AsmaCentraleSupelec
Kobayashi, MariCentraleSupelec
Yang, ShengCentraleSupelec




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