IZS 2022 Conference Program

Due to COVID-related travel restrictions and quarantine rules, no presentations were given.

Tuesday, March 1

16:00 – 18:00 Registration desk open

Wednesday, March 2

07:45 Registration desk opens
08:25 Opening address
08:30 – 09:30   Keynote Lecture by Yossi Steinberg
Coffee break
10:00 – 11:40 Session 1: Information Measures and Statistical Distances
Lunch break
13:30 – 14:50 Session 2: Shannon Theory I
Coffee break
15:20 – 16:40 Session 3: Shannon Theory II

Thursday, March 3

08:30 – 09:30   Keynote Lecture by Robert F. H. Fischer
Coffee break
10:00 – 11:40 Session 4: Rate-Distortion Theory
Lunch break
13:30 – 14:50 Session 5: Advances in Mismatched Decoding: Theory and Applications
Coffee break
15:20 – 16:40 Session 6: Coding
18:45 – end Conference Banquet

Friday, March 4

08:50 – 09:50   Keynote Lecture by Sara van de Geer
Coffee break
10:20 – 11:40 Session 7: Classical and Quantum Coding
Lunch break
13:30 – 14:30 Session 8: Learning and Estimation
Coffee break
15:00 – 15:40 Session 9: Information Inequalities

All talks are 20 min.

Due to COVID-related travel restrictions and quarantine rules, no presentations were given.

Keynote Lecture (Wednesday 08:30 – 09:30)

by Yossi Steinberg (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology)

Session 1: Information Measures and Statistical Distances (Wednesday 10:00 – 11:40)
Invited Session by Ziv Goldfeld (Cornell University)

  • On the Robustness of A-Posteriors to Model Misspecification (retracted)
    Cynthia Rush
  • From GEXIT to MMSE and Back Again: Proving RM Codes Achieve Capacity on BMS Channels (retracted)
    Galen Reeves
  • Neural Estimation of Statistical Divergences (retracted)
    Sreejith Sreekumar
  • Sliced Mutual Information: A Scalable Measure of Statistical Dependence (retracted)
    Ziv Goldfeld
  • Wasserstein Convergence of Smoothed Empirical Measures (retracted)
    Yury Polyanskiy

Session 2: Shannon Theory I (Wednesday 13:30 – 14:50)

  • The Feedback Capacity of NOST Channels (retracted)
    Eli Shemuel, Oron Sabag, Haim Permuter
  • Feedback Capacity of Gaussian Channels with Memory (retracted)
    Oron Sabag, Victoria Kostina, Babak Hassibi
  • Signaling for MISO Channels Under First- and Second-Moment Constraints (retracted)
    Shuai Ma, Stefan M. Moser, Ligong Wang, Michèle Wigger
  • A Class of Nonbinary Symmetric Information Bottleneck Problems
    Michael Dikshtein, Shlomo Shamai (Shitz)

Session 3: Shannon Theory II (Wednesday 15:20 – 16:40)

  • Zero-Error Source Coding when Side Information May Be Present
    Nicolas Charpenay, Maël Le Treust, Aline Roumy
  • An Alon-Boppana Theorem for Powered Graphs, Generalized Ramanujan Graphs and Robust Community Detection
    Emmanuel Abbe, Peter Ralli
  • A CSI Compression Scheme Using Context Trees
    Henrique K. Miyamoto, Sheng Yang
  • The Geometry of Uncoded Transmission for Symmetric Continuous Log-Concave Distributions
    Hui-An Shen, Stefan M. Moser, Jean-Pascal Pfister

Keynote Lecture (Thursday 08:30 – 09:30)

  • Coding and Shaping for Physical Unclonable Functions
    Robert F. H. Fischer (Ulm University)

Session 4: Rate-Distortion Theory (Thursday 10:00 – 11:40)
Invited Session by Ligong Wang (ETIS–ENSEA, Université de Cergy-Pontoise)

  • Zero-delay Source Coding in Feedback Systems (retracted)
    Jan Østergaard
  • The Rate-Distortion-Perception Tradeoff: Deterministic Codes (retracted)
    Aaron B. Wagner
  • A Rate-Distortion-Perception Theory for Binary Sources
    Jingjing Qian, George Zhang, Jun Chen, Ashish Khisti
  • Strategic Information Compression (retracted)
    Maël Le Treust
  • Source Coding with Information Obfuscation (retracted)
    Ligong Wang, Gregory Wornell

Session 5: Advances in Mismatched Decoding: Theory and Applications (Thursday 13:30 – 14:50)
Invited Session by Alfonso Martinez (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona)

  • Mismatched Decoding and Rejection Sampling to Lower Bound the Capacity of the Optical Fiber Channel (retracted)
    Marco Secondini
  • A New Analysis of Mismatched Decoding (retracted)
    Anelia Somekh-Baruch
  • A Framework for Deriving Upper Bounds to the Mismatch Capacity (retracted)
    Ehsan Asadi, Albert Guillén i Fàbregas
  • Achievability Bounds in Multiuser Massive MIMO Systems via Mismatched Decoding (retracted)
    Giuseppe Durisi

Session 6: Coding (Thursday 15:20 – 16:40)

  • Reliability-Based Message Passing Decoding of Non-Binary Low-Density Parity-Check Codes
    Emna Ben Yacoub
  • On the Properties of Error Patterns in the Constant Lee Weight Channel
    Jessica Bariffi, Hannes Bartz, Gianluigi Liva, Joachim Rosenthal
  • Error Probability Bounds for Coded-Index DNA Storage Channels
    Nir Weinberger
  • Error Correction for FrodoKEM Using the Gosset Lattice
    Charbel Saliba, Laura Luzzi, Cong Ling

Keynote Lecture (Friday 08:50 – 09:50)

by Sara van de Geer (ETH Zurich)

Session 7: Classical and Quantum Coding (Friday 10:20 – 11:40)

  • Optimal Simulation of Quantum Measurements via the Likelihood POVMs
    Arun Padakandla
  • Classical State Masking over a Quantum Channel
    Uzi Pereg, Christian Deppe, Holger Boche
  • The Secrecy Gain of Formally Unimodular Lattices on the Gaussian Wiretap Channel
    Maiara F. Bollauf, Hsuan-Yin Lin, Øyvind Ytrehus
  • Reed-Muller Identification
    Mattia Spandri, Roberto Ferrara, Christian Deppe

Session 8: Learning and Estimation (Friday 13:30 – 14:30)

  • Learning Maximum Margin Channel Decoders for Additive Noise Channels
    Amit Tsvieli, Nir Weinberger
  • Mismatched Estimation of Symmetric Rank-One Matrices Under Gaussian Noise
    Farzad Pourkamali, Nicolas Macris
  • Minimax Lower Bounds for Learning Distributions from Quantized Samples under the Wasserstein Loss (retracted)
    Abdellatif Zaidi, Septimia Sarbu

Session 9: Information Inequalities (Friday 15:00 – 15:40)
Invited Session by Cheuk Ting Li (Chinese University Hong Kong)

  • On Smooth Rényi Entropies: A Novel Information Measure, One-Shot Coding Theorems, and Asymptotic Expansions (retracted)
    Vincent Y. F. Tan
  • Automated Theorem Proving for Network Information Theory (retracted)
    Cheuk Ting Li

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