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WCI 2013

Date: 11 Dec 2013 to 13 Dec 2013
Venue: The University of Hong Kong

The workshop aims at providing a platform for researchers, scientists, engineers, academics and professionals to present their recent research work and to explore future trends in various areas of coding and information theory.

Bowen Forum: Network Coding - Philosophy and Innovation

Date: 30 Aug 2013
Time: 1:00 - 3:40 p.m.
Venue: Bowen Lecture Theatre, CUSZRI

Workshop on Network Coding Innovative Technology

Date: 30 Aug 2013
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Venue: Bowen Lecture Theatre, CUSZRI

Wireless Communications and Economics Workshop

Date: 21 Jun 2013
Venue: The Chinese University of Hong Kong

General Co-Chairs:

Angela Zhang
Jianwei Huang


Department of Information Engineering, CUHK
Institute of Network Coding, CUHK

Workshop on Distributed Storage Systems and Coding for BigData

Date: 6 Oct 2013 to 9 Oct 2013

Mass storage is critical in the era of BigData. Dispersing a huge data file in a large-scale distributed storage system is necessary in order to enhance reliability and availability. By introducing redundancy in the system, we can protect the data integrity from node failures. As node failures occur frequently in large-scale storage system, a considerable volume of Internet traffic is dedicated to the repair of failed storage nodes. Several classes of distributed storage codes, such as regenerating codes, locally repairable codes and so on, are introduced recently to reduce this overhead and disk input/output cost. Nevertheless, there still remains substantial research work for advancing distributed storage coding and systems in both theory and applications. This workshop will provide a platform for academic researcher and industrial engineers to discuss and share their recent works and practical experiences.

Second Workshop of Software Radio Implementation Forum (SRIF 2013) - An ACM Sigcomm Workshop

Date: 12 Aug 2013
Venue: Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong

SRIF 2013 aims to bring together practitioners and researchers of software-defined radio in academia and industry to share the latest development, experiences, and insights, lively collaborations between academia and industry. In particular, the workshop aims to 

(i) reach out to industrial participants to share their best practices; and

(ii) expose the state-of-the-art wireless research based on SDR to industrial participants in order to seek feedback.

The topics of interest include but are not limited to the following: 

* New hardware and software architectures for software radio platforms
* New programming model of SDR
* New PHY and MAC primitives and abstractions
* Prototypes of novel wireless systems on SDR
* State-of-the-art  performance of wireless systems on SDR
* New applications of SDR (e.g., security, localization, RFID, biomedical applications, etc.)
* Theory versus practice (e.g., comparison of what is achievable in theory and what has been achieved in practice)
* New ideas that challenge the existing practices
* WLAN and LTE cellular networks with SDR
* Prototypes on platforms other than SDR

First Workshop on Entropy and Information Inequalities

Date: 15 Apr 2013 to 17 Apr 2013
Venue: The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The goal of this workshop is to bring together researchers who are active, and/or interested, in this area, to survey the progress that has been made, to describe some of the latest results, and to discuss avenues and approaches for future attacks. The workshop will include a small set of tutorial presentations, various research talks and ample time for interactive discussion and reflection.

2013 IEEE Taiwan/Hong Kong Joint Workshop on Information Theory and Communications

Date: 19 Jan 2013 to 20 Jan 2013
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Cheng Yu Tung Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The 2013 IEEE Taiwan/Hong Kong Joint Workshop on Information Theory and Communications will be held at Lecture Theatre 1, Cheng Yu Tung Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, on 19th (Saturday) and 20th (Sunday), January 2013. The workshop is to promote information exchange between the researchers in Hong Kong and Taiwan in the fields of information theory and communications. T

Short Course - Advanced Algebraic Coding Theory and Practice

Date: 20 Aug 2012 to 22 Aug 2012
Time: 1:30 - 5:30 pm (everyday)
Venue: Room 833, Ho Sin Hang Engineering Building, CUHK

This course attempts to provide a comprehensive treatment of the most celebrated algebraic codes, namely,  Reed-Solomon and BCH codes. It is composed of three parts.

Network Science Workshop

Date: 25 Jul 2012 to 27 Jul 2012
Venue: Lecture Theatre C1, Ground Floor, T.C.Cheng Building, United College The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Network science is emerging as a new scientific discipline that studies network behaviors and discovers common principles for network operation. Network science has gained increasing research interests partially due to the ubiquity of information networks. The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers in the field to share their perspectives on problems, tools, and/or results that they find important. We also intend to provide the attendees a forum for discussion, and to facilitate cooperation.