Rüdiger Leo Urbanke

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Rüdiger Leo Urbanke

Affiliation: EPFL

Email: ruediger.urbanke-AT-epfl.ch

Home page: http://people.epfl.ch/rudiger.urbanke

Contact Information

EPFL

Participation & Positions:

Nominations and Appointments Committee (Ex-Officio, 2018)
Board of Governors (Junior Past President, 2018)
Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award Selection Committee (Ex-officio, 2018)
Constitution and Bylaws Committee (Ex-Officio, 2018)
Conference Committee (Ex-Officio, 2017)
External Nominations Committee (Ex-officio, 2017)
Aaron D. Wyner Distinguished Service Award Selection Committee (Ex-officio and Chair, 2017)
Claude E. Shannon Award Selection Committee (Ex-officio and Chair, 2017)
Online Committee (Ex-officio, 2017)
Publications Committee (Ex-officio, 2017)
Board of Governors (President, 2017)
Thomas M. Cover Dissertation Award Subcommittee (Ex-officio, 2016)
Online Committee (Ex-officio, 2016)
Conference Committee (Ex-Officio, 2016)
Awards Committee (Ex-Officio and Chair, 2016)
Claude E. Shannon Award Selection Committee (Ex-officio, 2016)
Publications Committee (Ex-officio, 2016)
Board of Governors (First Vice President, 2016)
Information Theory School Subcommittee (Ex-officio, 2015)
Board of Governors (Second Vice President, 2015)
Student Subcommittee (Ex-officio, 2015)
Outreach Subcommittee (Ex-officio, 2015)
Awards Committee (Ex-Officio, 2015)
Membership Committee (Ex-Officio and Chair, 2015)
Claude E. Shannon Award Selection Committee (Ex-officio, 2015)
James L. Massey Research and Teaching Award for Young Scholars Selection Subcommittee (Member, 2015)
Conference Committee (Member, 01/01/13 until 12/31/15)
Board of Governors (Member, 01/01/13 until 12/31/15)
ITSOC Distinguished Lecturers (Lecturer, 01/01/13 until 12/31/14)
Membership Committee (Member, 01/01/09 until 12/31/10)
Awards Committee (Member, 2006)
Publications Committee (Associate Editor for Coding Techniques, 06/01/00 until 05/31/03)

Author Of:

S.B. Korada , R.L. Urbanke , "Exchange of limits: why iterative decoding works", Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Toronto, ON, Canada, Jul. 2008

S. Kudekar , T.J. Richardson , R.L. Urbanke , "Threshold Saturation via Spatial Coupling: Why Convolutional LDPC Ensembles Perform So Well over the BEC", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Feb. 2011

T.J. Richardson , R.L. Urbanke , "The Capacity of Low-Density Parity-Check Codes Under Message-Passing Decoding", Feb. 2001

M. Mondelli , R.L. Urbanke , H. Hassani , "Unified Scaling of Polar Codes: Error Exponent, Scaling Exponent, Moderate Deviations, and Error Floors", Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Hong Kong, China, Jun. 2015

S.B. Korada , E. Şaşoğlu , R.L. Urbanke , "Polar Codes:Characterization of Exponent, Bounds, and Constructions", Proc. of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory., Seoul, South Korea, Jun. 2009

Advisor To:

H. Hassani , "Polarization and Spatial Coupling: Two Techniques to Boost Performance", Ph.D. Thesis, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sep. 2013