# Older Publications

From EckfordLab

A list of EckfordLab publications prior to 2011. *For more recent publications, see: Publications*

## Journal Papers

- A. W. Eckford, “Ordering finite-state Markov channels by mutual information,”
*IEEE Transactions on Information Theory*, vol. 55, no. 7, pp. 3081-3086, Jul. 2009. - J. P. K. Chu, R. S. Adve, and A. W. Eckford, “Using the Bhattacharyya parameter for design and analysis of cooperative wireless systems,”
*IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications*, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 1384-1395, Mar. 2009. - G.-S. Cheon and A. W. Eckford, “A relationship between subpermanents and the arithmetic-geometric mean inequality,”
*Linear Algebra and its Applications*, vol. 430, pp. 114-120, Jan. 2009. - A. W. Eckford, J. P. K. Chu, and R. S. Adve, “Low-complexity and fractional coded cooperation for wireless networks,”
*IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications*, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 1917-1929, May 2008. - X. Jin, A. W. Eckford, and T. E. Fuja, “LDPC codes for non-coherent block fading channels with correlation: Analysis and design,”
*IEEE Transactions on Communications*, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 70-80, Jan. 2008. - A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “A partial ordering of general finite-state Markov channels under LDPC decoding,”
*IEEE Transactions on Information Theory*, vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 2072-2087, Jun. 2007. - A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “On designing good LDPC codes for Markov channels,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 5-21, Jan. 2007.
- A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “Analysis of low-density parity-check decoding in the Gilbert-Elliott channel,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 51, no. 11, pp. 3872-3889, Nov. 2005.

## Conference Papers

- N. Farsad, A. W. Eckford, S. Hiyama, and Y. Moritani, “Information rates of active propagation in microchannel molecular communication,” in Proc. International Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems, Boston, MA, 6 pp., 2010.
- A. W. Eckford, N. Farsad, S. Hiyama, and Y. Moritani, “Microchannel molecular communication with nanoscale carriers: Brownian motion versus active transport,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, Seoul, South Korea, 5 pp., 2010.
- N. Farsad and A. W. Eckford, “Resource allocation via linear programming for multi-source, multi-relay wireless networks,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Cape Town, South Africa, 5 pp., 2010.
- S. E. T. Hadley, A. W. Eckford, and W. H. Gage, “Power saving in a biomechanical sensor network using activity detection,” in Proc. 25th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, ON, pp. 173—176, 2010.
- A. W. Eckford, “Timing information rates for active transport molecular communication,” in Proc. International Conference on Nano-Networks (Nano-Net), Lucerne, Switzerland, pp. 24—28, 2009.
- A. W. Eckford, J. P. K. Chu, and R. S. Adve, “Diversity analysis of irregular fractional cooperation,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Seoul, South Korea, 5 pp., 2009.
- J. P. K. Chu, A. W. Eckford, and R. S. Adve, “Optimization for fractional cooperation in multiple-source multiple-relay systems,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dresden, Germany, 5 pp., 2009.
- N. Farsad and A. W. Eckford, “Low-complexity cooperation with correlated sources: Diversity order analysis,” in Proc. Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD, 6 pp., 2009.
- J. P. K. Chu, A. W. Eckford, and R. S. Adve, “Characterization of relay channels using the Bhattacharyya parameter,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), New Orleans, LA, 5 pp., 2008.
- B. Ndzana Ndzana, A. W. Eckford, M. A. Shokrollahi, and G. I. Shamir, “Fountain codes for piecewise stationary channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Toronto, ON, pp. 2242-2246, 2008.
- J. P. K. Chu, R. S. Adve, and A. W. Eckford, “Relay selection for low-complexity coded cooperation using the Bhattacharyya parameter,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, pp. 1008-1012, 2008.
- A. W. Eckford and S. E. T. Hadley, “On estimating the topology of an adversarial wireless network,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, pp. 2460-2465, 2008.
- A. W. Eckford, “Achievable information rates for molecular communication with distinct molecules,” in Proc. 2nd International Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems, Budapest, Hungary, 3 pp., 2007.
- J. P. K. Chu, R. S. Adve, and A. W. Eckford, “Fractional cooperation using coded demodulate-and-forward,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom),Washington, DC, pp. 4323-4327, 2007.
- J. P. K. Chu, R. S. Adve, and A. W. Eckford, “Relay selection for low-complexity coded cooperation,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Washington, DC, pp. 3932-3936, 2007.
- A. W. Eckford, “Ordering finite-state Markov channels by mutual information,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Nice, France, pp. 911-915, 2007.
- A. W. Eckford, “Nanoscale communication using Brownian motion,” in Proc. Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD, pp. 160-165, 2007.
- W. Zhang, D. J. Costello, Jr., T. E. Fuja, G. I. Shamir, and A. W. Eckford, “Iterative estimation and decoding for Gaussian channels with abruptly changing statistics,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Seattle, WA, pp. 2466-2470, 2006.
- A. W. Eckford and R. S. Adve, “A practical scheme for relaying in sensor networks using Repeat-Accumulate codes,” in Proc. Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, NJ, pp. 386-391, 2006.
- A. W. Eckford, J. P. K. Chu, and R. S. Adve, “Low-complexity cooperative coding for sensor networks using rateless and LDGM codes,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 1537-1542, 2006.
- A. W. Eckford and W. Yu, “Density evolution for the simultaneous decoding of LDPC-based Slepian-Wolf source codes,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Adelaide, Australia, pp. 1401-1405, 2005.
- X. Jin, A. W. Eckford, and T. E. Fuja, “Analysis and design of low-density parity-check codes for non-coherent block fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Adelaide, Australia, pp. 368-372, 2005.
- A. W. Eckford, “Convergence of iterative decoding in channels with memory,” in Proc. Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD, p. 132, 2005.
- A. W. Eckford and W. Yu, “Rateless Slepian-Wolf codes,” in Proc. 39th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 1757-1761, 2005. (Invited paper.)
- W. Zhang, C. Koller, A. W. Eckford, D. J. Costello, Jr., T. E. Fuja, and G. I. Shamir, “Estimation and decoding strategies for channels with abruptly changing statistics,” in Proc. IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Rotorua, New Zealand, pp. 266-270, 2005. (Invited paper.)
- A. W. Eckford, “The factor graph EM algorithm: Applications for LDPC codes,” in Proc. 6th IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (SPAWC), New York, NY, pp. 910-914, 2005. (Invited paper.)
- X. Jin, A. W. Eckford, and T. E. Fuja, “Design of good low-density parity-check codes for block fading channels,” in Proc. Military Communications Conference (MILCOM), Monterey, CA, pp. 1054-1059, 2004.
- X. Jin, A. W. Eckford, and T. E. Fuja, “Analysis of joint channel estimation and LDPC decoding on block fading channels,” in Proc. International Symposium on Information Theory and its Applications, Parma, Italy, pp.679-684, 2004.
- A. W. Eckford, “Channel estimation in block fading channels using the factor graph EM algorithm,” in Proc. 22nd Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, ON, pp. 44-46, 2004.
- A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “Designing good LDPC codes for Markov-modulated channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Chicago, IL, p. 373, 2004.
- X. Jin, A. W. Eckford, and T. E. Fuja, “Analysis of LDPC decoding for correlated and uncorrelated block fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Chicago, IL, p. 375, 2004.
- A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “On partial ordering of Markov modulated channels under LDPC decoding,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Yokohama, Japan, p. 295, 2003.
- A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “Designing very good low-density parity-check codes for the Gilbert-Elliott channel,” in Proc. 8th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Waterloo, ON, pp. 44-47, 2003.
- F. R. Kschischang and A. W. Eckford, “Low-density parity-check codes for the Gilbert-Elliott channel,” in Proc. 41st Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, pp. 1307-1316, 2003. (Invited paper.)
- A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “Characterizing the Gilbert-Elliott parameter space under LDPC decoding,” in Proc. 40th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, pp. 1089-1098, 2002.
- A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “Analysis of LDPC codes in channels with memory,” in Proc. 21st Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, ON, pp. 427-431, 2002.
- A. W. Eckford and S. Pasupathy, “Iterative multiuser detection with graphical modeling,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Personal Wireless Communications, Hyderabad, India, pp. 454-458, 2000.
- A. W. Eckford and S. Pasupathy, “Multiuser detection in fading channels using the EM algorithm,” in Proc. 20th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, ON, pp. 176-180, 2000.