Conference Publications

Conference Publications

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119.  K. Vakilinia, T.-Y. Chen, S. V. S. Ranganathan, A. R. Williamson, D. Divsalar, and R. D. Wesel, "Short-Blocklength Non-Binary LDPC Codes with Feedback-Dependent Incremental Transmissions". IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 29 - July 4, 2014. 118.  S. V. S. Ranganathan, D. Divsalar, K. Vakilinia, and R. D. Wesel, "Design of High-Rate Irregular Non-binary LDPC Codes Using Algorithmic Stopping-Set Cancellation". IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 29 - July 4, 2014. 117.  T.-Y. Chen, A. R. Williamson, and R. D. Wesel, "Asymptotic Expansion and Error Exponent of Two-Phase Variable-Length Coding with Feedback for Discrete Memoryless Channels". IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 29 - July 4, 2014. 116.  T.-Y. Chen, D. Divsalar, and R. D. Wesel, "Finite-blocklength analysis of rate-compatible codes". IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 29 - July 4, 2014. 115.  T.-Y. Chen, A. R. Williamson, and R. D. Wesel, "Increasing Flash Memory Lifetime by Dynamic Voltage Allocation for Constant Mutual Information". IEEE Inf. Theory and Applications (ITA) Workshop, San Diego, CA, USA, February 9 - 14, 2014. 114.  T.-Y. Chen, A. R. Williamson, and R. D. Wesel, "Variable-length Coding with Feedback: Finite-length Codewords and Periodic Decoding". IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), Istanbul, Turkey, July 7 - 12, 2013. 113.  A. R. Williamson, T.-Y. Chen, and R. D. Wesel, "Reliability-based Error Detection for Feedback Communication with Low Latency". IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), Istanbul, Turkey, July 7 - 12, 2013. 112.  A. R. Williamson, T.-Y. Chen, and R. D. Wesel, "Firing the Genie: Two-Phase Short-blocklength Convolutional Coding with Feedback". IEEE Inf. Theory and Applications (ITA) Workshop, San Diego, CA, USA, February 12 - 16, 2013. 111.  T.-Y. Chen, D. Divsalar, and R. D. Wesel, "Chernoff Bounds for Analysis of Rate-Compatible Sphere-Packing with Numerous Transmissions". IEEE Inf. Theory Workshop (ITW), Lausanne, Switzerland September 3 - 7, 2012. 110.  A. R. Williamson, T.-Y. Chen, and R. D. Wesel, "A Rate-Compatible Sphere-Packing Analysis of Feedback Coding with Limited Retransmissions". IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), Cambridge, MA, USA, July 1 - 6, 2012. 109.  T. A. Courtade, "Information Masking and Amplification: The Source Coding Setting". IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), Cambridge, MA, USA, July 1 - 6, 2012 108.  T. A. Courtade and T. Weissman, "Multiterminal Source Coding under Logarithmic Loss". IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), Cambridge, MA, USA, July 1 - 6, 2012. Best Student Paper Award, ISIT 2012. 107.  T.-Y. Chen, D. Divsalar and R. D. Wesel, "Protograph-Based Raptor-Like LDPC Codes with Low Thresholds". ICC 2012, Ottawa, Canada, June 2012. 106.  J. Zhang, J. Wang, S.G. Srinivasa and L. Dolecek, "Achieving Flexibility in LDPC Code Design by Absorbing Set Elimination". Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA, November 2011. 105.  B. Xie, M. van der Schaar, T. A. Courtade and R. D. Wesel, "Minimizing Weighted Sum Finish Time for One-To-Many File Transfer in Peer-To-Peer Networks". Forty-Ninth Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, 2011. 104.  T. A. Courtade and R. D. Wesel, "Weighted Universal Recovery, Practical Secrecy, and an Efficient Algorithm for Solving Both". Forty-Ninth Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, 2011. 103.  T. A. Courtade, J. Wang, and R. D. Wesel, "Superposition Coding to Support Multiple Streams, Priorities, and Channel Capacities in the Context of GMSK", MILCOM 2011, Baltimore, MD, November 2011. 102.  A. Marinoni, P. Savazzi and R. D. Wesel, "On q-ary LDPC Code Design for a Low Error Floor". Globecom 2011, Houston, Texas, USA, December 2011. 101.  T.-Y. Chen, D. Divsalar, J. Wang and R. D. Wesel, "Protograph-Based Raptor-Like LDPC Codes for Rate Compatibility with Short Blocklengths". Globecom 2011, Houston, Texas, USA, December 2011. 100.  J. Wang, T.A. Courtade, H. Shankar and R. D. Wesel, "Soft Information for LDPC Decoding in Flash: Mutual-Information Optimized Quantization". Globecom 2011, Houston, Texas, USA, December 2011. 99.   J. Wang, L. Dolecek, Z. Zhang and R. D. Wesel, "Absorbing Set Spectrum Approach for Practical Code Design". ISIT 2011, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, August 2011. 98.   T. A. Courtade and R. D. Wesel, "Multiterminal Source Coding with an Entropy-Based Distortion Measure". ISIT 2011, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, August 2011. 97.   J. Wang, L. Dolecek and R. D. Wesel, "Controlling LDPC Absorbing Sets via the Null Space of the Cycle Consistency Matrix". ICC 2011, Kyoto, Japan, June 2011. 96.   T.-Y Chen, N. Seshadri and R. D. Wesel, "A Sphere-Packing Analysis of Incremental Redundancy with Feedback". ICC 2011, Kyoto, Japan, June 2011. 95.   J. Wang, L. Dolecek and R. D. Wesel, "LDPC Absorbing Sets, the Null Space of the Cycle Consistency Matrix, and TannerĂ­s Constructions". ITA 2011, San Diego, CA, USA, Feb. 2011. 94.   T.-Y Chen, N. Seshadri and R. D. Wesel, "Incremental Redundancy: A Comparison of a Sphere-Packing Analysis and Convolutional Codes". ITA 2011, San Diego, CA, USA, Feb 2011. 93.   T. A. Courtade and R. D. Wesel, "Efficient Universal Recovery in Broadcast Networks". Forty-Eighth Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing: Monticello, IL, Sept. 29 ?Oct. 1, 2010. 92.   E. L. Valles, R. D. Wesel, J. D. Villasenor, C. R. Jones and M. Simon, "Pilotless Carrier Phase-Synchronization via LDPC Code Feedback". MILCOM 2010: San Jose, CA, Oct. 31 - Nov 3, 2010. 91.   T. A. Courtade, B. Xie, and R. D. Wesel, "Optimal Exchange of Packets for Universal Recovery in Broadcast Networks". MILCOM 2010: San Jose, CA, Oct. 31 - Nov 3, 2010. 90.   L. Dolecek, J. Wang and Z. Zhang, "Towards Improved LDPC Code Designs Using Absorbing Set Spectrum Properties". ISTC 2010: Brest, France, Sept 6-10, 2010. 89.   A. Marinoni, P. Savazzi and R. D. Wesel, "Protograph-based q-ary LDPC Codes for Higher-Order Modulation". ISTC 2010: Brest, France, Sept 6-10, 2010. 88.   T. A. Courtade and R. D. Wesel, "A Deterministic Approach to Rate-Compatible Fountain Communication". ITA 2010: La Jolla, CA, Jan. 31 - Feb. 5, 2010. 87.   B. Xie and R. D. Wesel, "Optimal Natural Encoding Scheme for Discrete Multiplicative Degraded Broadcast Channels". ISIT 2009: Seoul, Korea, June 28-July 3, 2009. 86.   A. Marinoni, T. A. Courtade and R. D. Wesel, "Spectrally Efficient LDPC Coded Modulations". GTTI 2009: sessione Trasmissione, Parma, Italy, June 23-25, 2009. Winner of the Francesco Carassa award for the best paper from a young scientist in the sessione Trasmissione. 85.   T. A. Courtade and R. D. Wesel, "A Cross-Layer Perspective on Rateless Coding for Wireless Channels". ICC 2009, Dresden, Germany, June 14-18, 2009. 84.   B. Xie and R. D. Wesel, "Optimal Independent-Encoding Schemes for Input-Symmetric Degraded Broadcast Channels". ITA 2009, San Diego, CA, Feb. 2 - 8, 2009. 83.   B. Xie and R. D. Wesel, "A Mutual Information Invariance Approach to Symmetry in Discrete Memoryless Channels". ITA 2008, San Diego, USA, Jan. 27 - Feb. 1, 2008. 82.   Miguel Griot, A. I. Vila Casado, and R. D. Wesel, "Nonlinear Turbo Codes for Higher-Order Modulations". ICC 2008, Beijing, China, May 2008. 81.   Y.M. Chang, A. I. Vila Casado, M.F. Chang, and R. D. Wesel, "Lower-Complexity Layered Belief Propagation Decoding of LDPC Codes". ICC 2008, Beijing, China, May 2008. 80.   M. Griot, A. I. Vila Casado, and R. D. Wesel, "On the Design of Arbitrarily Low-Rate Turbo-Codes". Globecom 2007, Washington, D.C., November 2007. 79.   A. I. Vila Casado, M. Griot and R. D. Wesel, "Improving LDPC Decoders via Informed Dynamic Scheduling". ITW 2007, Lake Tahoe, CA, USA, September 2007, pp 208-213. 78.   B. Xie, M. Griot, A. I. Vila Casado and R. D. Wesel, "Optimal Transmission Strategy and Capacity Region for Broadcast Z Channels". ITW 2007, Lake Tahoe, CA, USA, September 2007, pp 390-395. 77.   A. I. Vila Casado, M. Griot and R. D. Wesel, "Informed Dynamic Scheduling for Belief-Propagation Decoding of LDPC Codes". ICC 2007, Glasgow, Scotland, July 2007, pp 932-937. 76.   H. Chan, M. Griot, A. I. Vila Casado, R. Wesel, I. Verbauwhede, "High Speed Channel Coding Architectures for the Uncoordinated OR Channel". IEEE 17th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors (ASAP), Steamboat Springs, Colorado, September 2006. 75.   M.Griot, A. I. Vila Casado and R. D. Wesel, "Non-linear Turbo Codes for Interleaver-Division Multiple Access on the OR Channel". Globecom 2006, 27 Nov. - 1 Dec., San Francisco, USA. 74.   W.-Y. Weng, B. Xie and R. D. Wesel, "Universal Space-Time Serially Concatenated Trellis Coded Modulations". Globecom 2006, 27 Nov. - 1 Dec., San Francisco, USA. 73.   A. I. Vila Casado, S. Valle, W.-Y. Weng, and R. D. Wesel, "Constant-Blocklength Multiple-Rate LDPC Codes for Analog-Decoding Implementations". Proceedings Analog Decoding Workshop, June 2006. 72.   E.Valles, C. Jones, R. Wesel and J. Villasenor, "Carrier and Timing Synchronization of BPSK via LDPC Code Feedback". IEEE 40th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers. Pacific Grove,CA. Nov.2006. 71.   M. Simon, E. Valles, C. Jones, R. Wesel and J. Villasenor, "Information-Reduced Carrier Synchronization of BPSK and QPSK Using Soft Decision Feedback". The IEEE 44th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing. Urbana,IL Sep. 2006. 70.   M. Griot, A. I. Vila Casado, W.-Y. Weng, H. Chan, J. Basak, E. Yablonovitch, I. Verbauwhede, B. Jalali, and R. D. Wesel, "Trellis Codes with Low Ones Density for the OR Multiple Access Channel", IEEE ISIT, Seatte, USA, July 2006. 69.   M.Griot, A. I. Vila Casado, W.-Y. Weng, H. Chan, J. Basak, E. Yablonovitch, I.Verbauwhede, B. Jalali, and R. D. Wesel, "Interleaver-Division Multiple Access on the OR Channel". Information Theory and Applications workshop. San Diego, 2006. 68.   Yang Han, William E. Ryan and Wesel R. D. "Dual-Mode Decoding of Product Codes with Application to Tape Storage", IEEE GlobeCom 2005. St Louis, MO., vol. 3, 28 Nov.-2 Dec. 2005, pp 1255-1260. 67.   Valles E., Vila Casado A. I., Blaum M., Villasenor J and Wesel R. D., "Hamming Codes Are Rate-Efficient ArrayCodes", IEEE GlobeCom 2005. St Louis, MO., Vol. 3, 28 Nov.-2 Dec. 2005, pp 1320-1324. 66.   Vila Casado A. I., Weng W. and Wesel R. D., "Multiple Rate Low-Density Parity-Check Codes with Constant Block Length", Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, 2004. 65.   Kose C. and Wesel R. D., "Universal Space-Time Codes from standard trellis codes", GlobeCom 2004. 64.   Matache A., Jones C and Wesel R. D., "Reduced Complexity MIMO Detectors for LDPC Coded Systems", MilCom 2004, 31 Oct.-3 Nov. 2004, pp 1073-1079. 63.   Shi J. and Wesel R. D., "Channel Eigenvector-Invariant Space-Time Constellations", GlobeCom 2004, 29 Nov.-3 Dec. 2004, pp 530-534. 62.   Shi J. and Wesel R. D., "Universal Codes with Finite Block Lengths", MilCom 2004, 31 Oct.-3 Nov. 2004, pp 1338-1344. 61.   Ramamoorthy A. and Wesel R. D., "Expansion Properties of Generalized ACE Codes", 42nd Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing 2004, Monticello, Illinois. 60.   Weng W., Ramamoorthy A. and Wesel R. D., "Lowering the Error Floors of High-Rate LDPC Codes by Graph Conditioning," VTC 2004, Los Angeles, California. 59.   Ramamoorthy A. and Wesel R. D., "Analysis of an Algorithm for Irregular LDPC Code Construction," ISIT 2004, Chicago, Illinois. 58.   Shi J. and Wesel R. D., "Rotationally Invariant Space-Time Constellations," ISIT 2004, Chicago, Illinois. 57.   Chan H., Hodjat A., Shi J., Wesel R. D. and Verbauwhede I., "Streaming Encryption for a Secure Wavelength and Time Domain Hopped Optical Network," accepted to IEEE Intl. Conf. on Information Technology (ITCC) 2004 56.   Ramamoorthy A. and Wesel R. D., "Construction of Short Block Length Irregular LDPC Codes," ICC 2004, Paris, June 2004. 55.   Ramamoorthy A., Shi J., and Wesel R. D., "On the Capacity of Network Coding for Random Networks," Allerton Conference on Communication,Control and Computing, October 2003. 54.   Jones C., Matache A., Tian T., Villasenor J. and Wesel R. D., "The Universality of LDPC Codes on Wireless Channels," MilCom 2003, Boston, MA, October 2003. 53.   Sun T. W., Wesel R. D., Shane M. R. and Jarett K., "Superposition Turbo TCM for Multi-Rate Broadcast," ICC 2003, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2003. 52.   Tian T., Jones C., Villasenor J., Wesel R. D., "Construction of Irregular LDPC Codes with Low Error Floors," ICC 2003, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2003. 51.   Kose C., Weng W. and Wesel R. D., "Serially Concatenated Trellis Coded Modulation for the Compound Periodic Erasures Channel," ICC 2003, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2003. 50.   Shi J. and Wesel R. D., "Further Error Event Diagram Reduction Using Algorithmic Techniques," ICC 2003, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2003. 49.   Jones C., Tian T., Matache A., Wesel R. D. and Villasenor J., "Robustness of LDPC Codes on Periodic Fading Channels," IEEE Globecom, Taipei, Taiwan, Nov. 2002. 48.   Kose C. and Wesel R.D., "Universal Space-Time Trellis Codes," IEEE Globecom, Taipei, Taiwan, Nov. 2002. 47.   Shane M. R. and Wesel R. D., "Reduced Complexity Iterative Demodulation and Decoding of Serially Concatenated Continuous Phase Demodulation," ICC 2002, New York, April 2002. 46.   Matache A., Wesel R. D. and Shi J., "Trellis Coding for Diagonally Layered Space-Time Systems," ICC 2002, New York, April 2002 45.   Fragouli, C. and Wesel R. D., "Bit vs. Symbol Interleaving for Parallel Concatenated Trellis Coded Modulation," IEEE Globecom, San Antonio, TX, Nov. 2001. 44.   Komninakis, C. and Wesel R. D., "Trellis Turbo Codes in Flat Rayleigh Fading with Diversity," IEEE Globecom, San Antonio, TX, Nov. 2001. 43.   Shane, M. R., and Wesel, R. D., "Reduced Complexity Iterative Demodulation and Decoding of Serially Concatenated CPM," 35th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2001. 42.   Matache, A., and Wesel, R. D., "Trellis Coding for Layered Space-Time Systems," Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2001. 41.   Kose, C., and Wesel, R. D., "Robustness of Likelihood Ratio Tests: Hypothesis Testing under Incorrect Models," Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2001. 40.   C. Fragouli, R. Wesel, Dirk Sommer, and Gerhard Fettweis, "Turbo Codes with Non-Uniform Constellations," ICC 2001, Helsinki, Finland, June 2001. 39.   C. Kose and R. D. Wesel, "Code Design Metrics For Space-Time Systems Under Arbitrary Fading," ICC 2001, Helsinki, Finland, June 2001. 38.   C. Fragouli, C. Komninakis, and R. D. Wesel, "Minimality For Punctured Convolutional Codes," ICC 2001, Helsinki, Finland, June 2001. 37.   X. Liu, P. Ormeci, R. Wesel, and D. Goeckel, "Bandwidth-Efficient, Low-Latency Adaptive Coded Modulation Schemes for Time-Varying Channels," ICC 2001, Helsinki, Finland, June 2001. 36.   W. Shi, C. Komninakis, R. Wesel, and B. Daneshrad, "Robustness of Space-Time Turbo Codes," ICC 2001, Helsinki, Finland, June 2001. 35.   C. Komninakis, R. D. Wesel, and L. Vandenberghe, "Capacity of the Binomial Channel, or Minimax Redundancy for Memoryless Sources" IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, June 24-29, 2001, Washington D. C. 34.   T. W. Sun and R. D. Wesel, "Constellation Labeling for Error-Resilient Source Coding of PAM," 35th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, March 21-23, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. 33.   M. Shane and R. D. Wesel, "Tight Bounds on the Mutual Information of the Binary Input AWGN Channel," 35th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, March 21-23, The John Hopkins Universty, Baltimore, Maryland.
(Matlab code implementing the bounds located in the Codes section of the Resources page.)
Codes 32.   M. Shane and R. Wesel, "Parallel Concatenated Turbo Codes for Continuous Phase Modulation," (invited) Wireless Communication and Networking Conference 2000. 31.   W. Shi, T. Sun, R. D. Wesel, "Optimal Binary Distributed Detection," 2000 International Symposium on Information Theory, Sorrento, Italy, June 2000. 30.   R. D. Wesel and X. Liu, "Edge Profile Optimal Constellation Labeling," ICC 2000, New Orleans, LA, June 2000. 29.   C. Komninakis, C. Fragouli, A. H. Sayed, and R. D. Wesel, "Adaptive Multi-Input Multi-Output Fading Channel Equalization Using Kalman Estimation," ICC 2000, New Orleans, LA, June 2000. 28.   Q. Zhang, P. K. Varshney, and R. D. Wesel, "Optimal Distributed Binary Hypothesis Testing with Independent Identical Sensors," 2000 Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton University, March 15-17, 2000. 27.   C. Komninakis and R. D. Wesel, "Pilot-Aided Joint Data and Channel Estimation in Flat Correlated Fading," Communication Theory Symposium at Globecom 99, Rio de Juanero, Brazil, December 5-9, 1999. 26.   C. Fragouli and R. D. Wesel, "Semi-Random Interleaver Design Criteria," Communication Theory Symposium at Globecom 99, Rio de Juanero, Brazil, December 5-9, 1999. 25.   C. Komninakis and R. D. Wesel, "Non-Pilot-Aided Iterative Decoding for Joint Data Recovery and Channel Estimation in Fading," 33rd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA. October 24-27, 1999. 24.   C. Komninakis, C. Fragouli, A. H. Sayed, and R.D. Wesel, "Channel Estimation and Equalization in Fading," 33rd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA. October 24-27, 1999. 23.   W. Shi, T. Sun, and R. D. Wesel, "Optimal Binary Thresholds for Distributed Detection in Gaussian Noise," 33rd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers. Pacific Grove, CA. October 24-27, 1999. 22.   K. Lakovic, J. Villasenor, and R. D. Wesel, "Robust Joint Huffman and Convolutional Decoding" VTC99-Fall, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 19-22, 1999. 21.   C. Komninakis and R. D. Wesel, "Iterative Joint Channel Estimation and Decoding in Flat Correlated Rayleigh Fading," in proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Advances in Communications and Control, June 28-July 2, 1999, Athens, Greece. 20.   C. Fragouli and R. D. Wesel, "Convolutional Codes and Matrix Control Theory," in proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Advances in Communications and Control, June 28-July 2, 1999, Athens, Greece. 18.   C. Fragouli and R. D. Wesel, "Symbol Interleaved Parallel Concatenated Trellis Coded Modulation," in the Communication Theory Miniconference in conjunction with ICC 99, June 6-10, 1999. 17.   P. Ormeci, D. L. Goeckel, and R. D. Wesel, "Adaptive Bit-Interleaved Coded Modulation for Time-Varying Channels Using Outdated Fading Estimates," in proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems. 16.   H. Zou, H. J. Kim, S. Kim, B. Daneshrad, R. Wesel, W. Mangione-Smith, "Equalized GMSK, Equalized QPSK, and OFDM: A Comparative Study for High-speed Wireless Indoor Data Communications", in proceedings of VTC '99, May 16-20, 1999, Houston, TX. 15.   A. Bernard, X. Liu, R. Wesel and A. Alwan, "Embedded Joint Source-Channel Coding of Speech using Symbol Puncturing in Trellis Codes", in the Proceedings of ICASSP 99, vol. 5, pp. 2427-2430, Phoenix, AZ, March 1999. 14.   A. Bernard, X. Liu, R. Wesel and A. Alwan, "Channel Adaptive Joint Source-Channel Coding of Speech", Proc. of the 32nd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November, 1998. 13.   W. Shi and R. D. Wesel, "The Effect of Mismatch on Decision-Feedback Equalization and Tomlinson-Harashima Precoding," in Thirty-Second Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, November 2-5, 1998. 12.   R. D. Wesel and X. Liu, "Analytic Techniques for Periodic Trellis Codes," in Thirty-Sixth Annual Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, September 23-25, 1998. 11.   X. Liu and R. D. Wesel, "Profile Optimal 8-QAM and 32-QAM Constellations," in Thirty-Sixth Annual Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, September 23-25, 1998. 10.   W. Shi and R. D. Wesel, "When the Best Decision Feedback Equalizer is a Linear Equalizer," in Thirty-Sixth Annual Allerton Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing, September 23-25, 1998. 9.   R. D. Wesel, X. Liu, W. Shi, and J. M. Cioffi, "Trellis Codes for Compound Periodic Gaussian Channels," in Proceedings of the 1998 International Symposium on Information Theory, August 16-21, 1998, Cambridge, MA. 8.   R. D. Wesel, X. Liu, and W. Shi, "Periodic Symbol Puncturing of Trellis Codes," in proceedings of the Thirty-First Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, November 2-5, 1997. 7.   R. D. Wesel, C. Komninakis, and X. Liu, "Towards Optimality in Constellation Labeling," in proceedings of the Communication Theory Mini Conference at Globecom 97, Phoenix, AZ, November 3-8, 1997. 6.   R. D. Wesel, and J. M. Cioffi, "Joint Interleaver and Trellis Code Design," in proceedings of Globecom 97, Phoenix, AZ, November 3-8, 1997. 5.   R. D. Wesel, and J. Cioffi, "Fundamentals of Coding for Broadcast OFDM," in Twenty-Ninth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, October 30, 1995. 4.   R. D. Wesel, and J. Cioffi, "Achievable Rates for Tomlinson-Harashima Precoding," 1995 International Symposium on Information Theory, September, 1995. 3.   R. D. Wesel, and J. Cioffi, "Precoding and the MMSE-DFE," Invited paper in Twenty-Eighth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, November 1, 1994. 2.   R. D. Wesel and R. M. Gray, "Bayes risk weighted VQ and Learning VQ," in Data Compression Conference, Snowbird, Utah, March 1994. 1.   T. M. Cover and R. D. Wesel, "A Gambling Estimate of the Rate-Distortion Function for Images," in Data Compression Conference, Snowbird, Utah, March 1994.