TCE Conference 2017 – Preliminary Program

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    Research Workshop of the Israel Science Foundation (ISF)

    The 7th Annual Henry Taub TCE Conference

    Coding for Storage and Information Systems:

    Toward a Coded Information Technology Future

    Celebrating 50 Years of the Viterbi Algorithm

    June 21-22, 2017

    Computer Science, Taub Building, Technion, Haifa

      

    Wednesday June 21st

    08:30-09:30

    Gathering & registration

     

    09:30-09:45

    Opening Remarks

     
     

     

     

    9:45-10:30

    Alexander Barg, University of Maryland, USA
    Constructions of High-Rate MDS Array Codes with Optimal Repair Bandwidth

     

    10:30-11:00

    Idit Keidar, Technion, Israel

     

    11:00-11:15 

    Coffee break  

     

     

    11:15-12:00

    Vijay Kumar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

     

    12:00-12:30 

    Gala Yadgar, Technion, Israel
    When Codes for Storage Systems Meet Storage Systems

     
    12:30-14:30 Lunch  

     

     

    14:30-15:15

    Lara Dolecek, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

     

    15:15-15:45

     

     

    15:45-16:15

    Danny Harnik, IBM, Israel
    Estimating the Unseen – from Theory to Practice

     

    16:15-16:35

    Coffee break

     
       

    16:35-17:20

    Olgica Milenkovic, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA

     
    17:20-17:50 Zohar Yakhini, IDC, Israel
    Synthetic Biology and DNA Storage
     

    17:50-18:20

    Ryan Gabrys, Spawar Systems Center, San Diego, USA
    Codes Correcting a Burst of Deletions
     

     

     

    Thursday June 22nd

    08:15-09:00

    Gathering & registration

     

    09:00-10:00

    Alexander Vardy, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Private Information Retrieval: Coding Instead of Replication

    10:00-10:45

    Andre Brinkmann, Johannes Gutenberg – Universität Mainz, Germany
    Overwriting Flash Cells to build efficient Key-Value Stores

    10:45-11:00 Coffee break

     

    11:00-11:45

    Emina Soljanin, Rutgers University, USA
    Codes For Data Storage With Queues For Data Access

    11:45-12:15

     

    12:15-12:45

     

    12:45-14:00

    Lunch

     

    14:00-14:45

    Paul Siegel, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Data Shaping Codes for Flash Memories

    14:45-15:15

    Eran Sharon, San Disk / WD, Israel
    Robust Decoding Under Memory Error Model Mismatch

    15:15-15:45

    Man Mao Kiah, NTU, Singapore
    Cooling Codes: Thermal-Management Coding for High-Performance Interconnects

    15:45-16:00

    Coffee break

    Celebrating 50 Years of the Viterbi Algorithm
    Chair: Paul Siegel

    16:00-16:30

    Ido Tal, Technion, Israel
    A List Decoding Algorithm for Polar Codes

    16:30-17:15

    Warren Gross, Mcgill University, Canada
    Implementation of Polar Decoders for 5G

      Closing comments

     

    Alexander Barg
    Alexander Vardy
    Andre Brinkmann
    Danny Harnik
    Emina Soljanin
    Eran Sharon
    Han Mao Kiah
    Ido Tal
    Paul Siegel
    Ryan Gabrys
    Warren Gross