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James S. Freudenberg, Director
4213 EECS
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2121
PH: 734-763-0586
jfr@eecs.umich.edu
Beth Lawson,
Lab Administrator

4233 EECS
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2121
PH: 734-764-5220
blawson@eecs.umich.edu

Communications and Signal Processing Laboratory (CSPL) Seminars (2000 - 2012)

    2009 SEMINARS



  • Thursday, February 5, 2009
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Room EECS 1500
    Near-Optimal Bayesian Localizaion via Incoherence and Sparsity Martin Strauss University of Michigan


  • Thursday, March 12, 2009
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Room EECS 1500
    Communicating Delay-Sensitive and Bursty Information Over an outage Channel Tara Javidi
    Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego



  • Friday, March 13, 2009
    4:30-5:30 pm
    Room EECS 1200
    Multimodal Signal Analysis for Audio-Visual Speech Recognition Jean-Philippe Thiran
    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Signal Processing Lab (LTS5), Lausanne, Switzerland

  • Thursday, March 26, 2009
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Room EECS 1500
    Data Fusion Improves the Coverage of Sensor Networks Guoliang Xing
    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Signal Processing Lab (LTS5), Lausanne, Switzerland

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2009
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Room EECS 1005
    Sparse matrics, sparse signals, and sparse algorithms Anna Gilbert
    University of Michigan Mathematics Department

  • Thursday, April 16, 2009
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Room EECS 1500
    Mapping Channel Coding over Networks for Reliable and Stable Communications Hayder Radha
    Michigan State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


  • Tuesday, June 23, 2009
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Room EECS 1005
    How to visualize multiterminal source coding Soumya Jana
    University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign Electrical Engineering

  • Thursday, June 25, 2009
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Room EECS 1005
    New Achievable Rates for the Multiple Access Channel with Feedback Ramji Venkataramanan
    Stanford University Information Systems Lab

  • Tuesday, July 7, 2009
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Room EECS 1005
    Non-Ideal Sampling and Regularized Interpolation of Noisy Data Sathish Ramani
    Stanford University Information Systems Lab

  • Monday, July 27, 2009
    10:30-11:30 am
    Room EECS 1005
    Constructing and Solving Variational Image Registration Problems Nathan Cahill
    University of Oxford Institute for Biomedical Engineering

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2009
    3:00-4:00 pm
    Room EECS 1200
    On the critical Transmission Range in One-Dimensional Sensor Networks Under Non-Uniform Node Placement Professor Armand M. Makowski
    Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Institute for Systems Research University of Maryland, College Park, MD

  • Thursday, September 17, 2009
    11:00 am-12:00 noon
    Room EECS 1005
    Locally Adaptive Kernal Regression: A Non-parametric Framework for Visual Signal Processing and Recognition Professor Peyman Milanfar
    Dept. of Electrical Engineering University of California at Santa Cruz



  • Wednesday, October 7, 2009
    4:00 pm-5:00 pm
    Room Dow 1010
    Graphical Reasoning for Decentralized Systems Aditya Mahajan
    Post-Doc, Yale University

  • Thursday, October 8, 2009
    2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    Room EECS 1005
    Active Learning and Selective Sensing Rob Nowak
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Thursday, October 8, 2009
    4:00 pm-5:00 pm
    Room EECS 1200
    Opaque Lenses: Using Disorder to Bring Laser Light to a Focus Allard Mosk
    MESA+ Institute & Department of Science and Technology, Universiteit Twente, The Netherlands.

  • Monday, October 19, 2009
    1:30 pm-2:30 pm
    Room EECS 1003
    Beyond MP3 - Multichannel Audio Home Theatres vs. Cinema James D. Johnston
    Chief Scientist, DTS, Inc.



    2008 SEMINARS



  • Friday, February 1, 2008
    11:00 am - Noon
    Room Dow 1018

    Codeword Stabilized Quantium Codes

    Bei Zeng

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  • Tuesday, February 19, 2008
    4:00 pm -5:00 pm
    Room EECS 1005

    Toward a Graph-Based Discrete Information Interface for Network Communication

    S. Sandeep Pradhan

    University of Michigan, EECS Dept.


  • Wednesday, February 20, 2008
    4:00 pm -5:00 pm
    Room EECS 1003

    Routing and transport challenges in multi-hop wirless networks

    Konstantinos Psounis

    University of Southern California


  • Friday, March 21, 2008
    10:50 am - 12:00 noon
    Room Dow 1107

    Zero-Error Classical Capacity of Noisy Quantum Channels

    Runyao Duan

    Tsinghua University


  • Friday, May 2, 2008
    11:00 am - Noon
    Room EECS 1500

    Multichannel Methods for Restoration in Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging

    Robert Lee Morrison, Jr., Ph.D.

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign




  • Monday, June 9, 2008
    4:00 pm - 5 pm
    Room EECS 1005

    Multichannel Methods for Restoration in Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging

    Thrasos Pappas

    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois




  • Monday, June 16, 2008
    4:00 pm - 5 pm
    Room EECS 1005

    Machine Learning for Intelligent Identification of Information

    B.H. Juang

    Georgia Institute of Technology




  • Tuesday, September 9, 2008
    4:00-5:00 pm
    Room EECS 1005

    Lossless Source Coding using Cosets

    Manzur Murshed

    Monash University, Austrailia



  • Monday, September 22, 2008
    11:00 am - Noon
    Room EECS 1005

    Inter-Cell Interference Statistics in OFDMA Cellular Networks: The Truth

    Prof. Kyungwhoon Cheun

    Pohang University of Science and Technology




  • Monday, September 22, 2008
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Room EECS 1005

    Qualcomm R&D & Heterogeneous Networks : Growing Capacity via Topology

    Dr. Tingfang Ji

    QualComm


  • Thursday, October 2, 2008
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Room EECS 1005

    Motion Compensated Image Reconstruction

    Prof. Jeffrey Fessler

    EECS University of Michigan


  • Thursday, October 9, 2008
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Room EECS 1005

    Congestion Games and Their Application to Spectrum Sharing

    Prof. Mingyan Liu

    EECS University of Michigan


  • Thursday, October 16, 2008
    3:30-4:30 pm
    Room EECS 1005

    Interference-Aware Power Control for Cognitive Radio Networks
    Siamak Sorooshyari

    Bell Labs -- Alcatel-Lucent




  • Thursday, October 23, 2008
    3:30-4:30 pm
    Room EECS 1005
    Optimal Non-Parametric Detection of the Number of Signals

    Boaz Nadler

    Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel



  • Thursday, November 6, 2008
    3:30-4:30 pm
    Room EECS 1005
    Is Dense Sampling Good for Lossy Data Compression?

    Dave Neuhoff

    University of Michigan EECS Professor and Associate Chair



  • Tuesday, November 11, 2008
    3:30-4:30 pm
    Room EECS 1311
    Identification of place/transition nets





  • Thursday, November 13, 2008
    3:30-4:30 pm
    Room EECS 1005
    Semi-supervised novelty detection Clayton Scott

    University of Michigan, Professor, EECS

    2007 SEMINARS



  • Monday, September 17, 2007
    2:00 - 3:00 PM
    Room 1690 CSE

    MIMO Wireless Communication

    Dr. Daniel W. Bliss
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory
  • Thursday, October 11, 2007
    4:00 - 5:00 PM
    Room 1303 EECS

    Canonical Representation of Achievable Region in Multiterminal Source Coding

    Dr. Soumya Jana

    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2007
    4:00 - 5:00 PM
    Room 1200 EECS

    A Framework for Heterogeneous Quality-of-Service Guarantees in Wireless Networks: A Communication-Theoretic Approach

    Prof. Achilleas Anastasopoulos

    University of Michigan


  • Wednesday, November 7, 2007
    3:30 - 4:30 PM
    Room 2315 GG Brown

    Feedback Control and Information

    Professor Richard H. Middleton

    Hamilton Institute National University of Ireland Maynooth Co. Kildare, Ireland


  • Thursday, November 8, 2007
    4:00 - 5:00 PM
    Room 1005 Dow

    Statistical Learning Under Communication Constraints

    Prof. Maxim Raginsky

    Duke University


    • Thursday, November 15, 2007
      4:00 - 5:00 PM
      Room 1005 Dow

      Loopy Belief Propagation

      Prof. Sujay Sanghavi

      Duke University


    • Monday, December 1, 2007
      4:00 - 5:00 PM
      Room 1013 Dow

      Model Based Reconstruction of Spectroscopic Imaging Data

      Dr. Mathews Jacob

      Duke University


      2006 SEMINARS

  • October 6, 2006
    "Network Information Theory and Computational Neuroscience"
    Prof. Todd Coleman
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    April 21, 2006
    "Discreet Signaling: From the Chinese Emperors to the Internet"
    abstract
    Prof. Pierre Moulin
    Beckman Institute and the Coordinated Science Laboratory
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    March 31, 2006
    "Lessons on stability of rate control mechanisms in the presence of feedback delays"
    abstract
    Prof. Richard La
    Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
    University of Maryland, College Park



    2005 SEMINARS


  • "Distributed and Layered Codes for Relaying"
    abstract
    Dr. Gerhard Kramer
    Bell Laboratories
    Lucent Technologies

    December 1, 2005

  • "Thermoacoustic Tomography - Reconstruction of Data Measured under Clinical Constraints"
    abstract
    Prof. Sarah Patch
    Department of Physics
    University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

    November 21, 2005

  • "Computing Sparse Solutions to Linear Inverse Problems"
    abstract
    Prof. Bhaskar Rao
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    University of California, San Diego

    August 12, 2005

  • "Quantization of Multiple Sources Using Nonnegative Integer Bit Allocation"
    abstract
    Dr. Benjamin Farber
    Fair Isaac Corp.
    San Diego, CA

    July 13, 2005

  • "Control, delay, and the nature of information"
    abstract
    Prof. Anant Sahai
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    University of California, Berkeley

    May 13, 2005

  • "Spectrum Sharing Games"
    abstract
    Prof. Randy Berry
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Northwestern University

    April 22, 2005

  • "Robust MSE Estimation: New Methods for Old Problems"
    abstract
    Dr. Yonina Eldar
    Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
    Haifa, ISRAEL

    March 14, 2005

  • "Recent Results in Non-asymptotic Shannon Theory"
    abstract
    Dr. Dror Baron
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Rice University

    February 3, 2005


    2004 SEMINARS

  • "Cross-layer design of wireless ad-hoc networks"
    abstract
    Prof. Andrea Goldsmith
    Departmentof Electrical Engineering
    Stanford University

    October 8, 2004

  • "Parametric Estimation of Multi-Dimensional Homeomorphis Transformations: Solving a Group Theory Problem as a Linear Problem"
    abstract
    Prof. Joseph M. Francos
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Ben-Gurion University, Israel

    September 24, 2004

  • "A new source-splitting approach to Slepian-Wolf problem"
    abstract
    Dr. Todd Coleman
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    July 8, 2004

  • "Simulation-based learning for partially observable Markov decision processes and games"
    abstract
    Dr. Rahul Jain
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    University of California, Berkeley

    July 6, 2004

  • "Efficient Variable Length Channel Coding for Unknown Discrete Memoryless Channels"
    Abstract
    Prof. Stark Draper
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    University of Toronto

    April 19, 2004
  • "Algorithms and Rate-Distortion bounds in Data Compression for Multi-User Communications
    Abstract
    Dr. Michelle Effors
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    California Institute of Technology

    March 12, 2004

    2003 SEMINARS

  • "Partially Channel Optimized Quantization"
    abstract
    Dr. Benjamin Farber
    Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
    University of California - San Diego

    November 25, 2003
  • "Adaptive Space-Time Codes for high Speed Wireless Communication Systems"
    Abstract
    Prof. Branka Vucetic
    School of Electrical Engineering
    University of Sydney, Australia

    February 17, 3003

    2002 SEMINARS


  • "Resolution and noise characterisation of iterative reconstruction algorithms for PET that are regularised with inter-filtering"
    Abstract
    Dr. Kris Thielmans
    Imaging Research Solutions, Ltd.
    Hammersmith, UK

    November 19, 2002
  • "Suprathreshold Visual Psychophysics and Applications to Image Compression"
    Abstract
    Prof. Sheila Hemami
    Electrical Engineering
    Cornell University

    October 25, 2002
  • "Statistical signal modeling and estimation using multiple wavelet bases and the maximum entropy principle"
    Abstract
    Dr. Prakash Ishwar
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    March 13, 2002
  • "Electromagnetic Wavelets as Extended Hertz Dipoles"
    Abstract
    Dr. Gerald Kaiser
    The Virginia Center for Signals and Waves

    April 22, 2002

  • 2000 SEMINARS


    • "Ad-hoc Networks for Multi-vehicle Systems"
      Abstract
      Raja Sengupta
      Research Scientist
      California PATH Program
      University of California Berkeley

      October 16, 2000
    • "Information-Theoretic Analysis of Neural Recordings"
      Abstract
      Professor Don H. Johnson
      Electrical & Computer Engineering
      Rice University

      May 9, 2000
    • "Cut-off Rate and Signal Design for the Rayleigh Fading Space-Time Channel"
      Abstract
      Professor Alfred O. Hero
      Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
      University of Michigan

      April 20, 2000
    • "Towards a scientific theory of information"
      Abstract
      Dr. Mark R. Titchener
      Centre for Image Technology and Robotics
      Department of Computer Science
      The University of Auckland, New Zealand

      April 13, 2000
    • "Adaptive Communication under Measurement Uncertainty"
      Abstract
      Professor Dennis L. Goeckel
      Electrical and Computer Science Department
      University of Massachusetts - Amherst

      March 2, 2000