Workshop on interactions between number theory and wireless communication: York 2016

Monday 4 July 2016, 2.00PM to Friday 8 July 17

The workshop will be held at the University of York during the week 4 to 8 July 2016. The aim of this workshop is to create a fruitful environment for interdisciplinary collaborations between those working in number theory and electronics. Information on the previous workshop in this series can be found here.

Speakers :

  • Alister Burr (University of York, UK)
  • Uri Erez (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
  • Antonio Campello (Télécom ParisTech, France)
  • Chen Feng (University of British Columbia, Canada)
  • Camilla Hollanti (Aalto University, Finland)
  • Yu-Chih (Jerry) Huang (National Taipei University, Taiwan)
  • Cong Ling (Imperial College London, UK)
  • Laura Luzzi (ENSEA, France)
  • Bobak Nazer (Boston University, US)
  • Or Ordentlich (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US)
  • Roope Vehkalahti (University of Turku, Finland)
  • Yihong Wu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US)
  • Faustin Adiceam (University of York, UK)
  • Evgeniy Zorin (University of York, UK)

Abstracts of Talks 2016 (PDF , 77kb)

If you are interested in participating, please contact the organising committee: Victor Beresnevich (York), Alister Burr (York), Bobak Nazer (Boston), or Sanju Velani (York).

Monday, July 4   (All talks in Vanburgh V/C/123)

14:00 - 14:15      Welcome

14:15 - 15:15      Alister Burr (York), Multilevel Lattice Network Codes Alister Burr Slides (PDF , 897kb)


15:45 - 16:45      Antonio Campello (Télécom ParisTech, France), Random Ensembles of Lattices with Multiplicative Structure Antonio Campello Slides (PDF , 6,300kb)

Tuesday, July 5  (All talks in Vanburgh V/C/123)

10:00 - 11:00      Uri Erez (Tel Aviv University), Precoded integer-forcing equalization: a matrix “double-sided” diophantine approximation problem Uri Erez Slides (PDF , 891kb)


11:45 - 12.45      Faustin Adiceam (York), Quadratic forms, lattice points an interference alignment Faustin Adiceam Slides (PDF , 703kb)


14:30 - 15.30      Laura Luzzi (ENSEA, France), DMT classification of MIMO codes and ergodic theory of Lie groups


16:15 - 17.15      Yihong Wu (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US), Additive combinatorics and applications in interference channels 

19:00 - Workshop dinner @ Cafe 68

Wednesday, July 6 (All talks in Vanburgh V/C/123)

10:00 - 11:00      Or Ordentlich (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US), Integer-Forcing Source Coding Or Ordentlich Slides (PDF , 968kb)


11:45 - 12:45      Bobak Nazer (Boston University, US), Towards an Algebraic Network Information Theory Bobak Nazer Slides (PDF , 729kb)


14:30 - 15:30      Problem Session


16:15 – 17:15     Camilla Hollanti (Aalto University, Finland), Number-theoretic fast-decodable space-time codes for multiuser communications Camilla Hollanti Slides (PDF , 738kb)

Thursday, July 7 (All talks in Vanburgh V/C/123)

10:00 - 11:00      Chen Feng (University of British Columbia, Canada), Wireless Network Coding over Finite Rings Chen Feng Slides (PDF , 587kb)


11:45 - 12:45      Yu-Chih (Jerry) Huang (National Taipei University, Taiwan), Construction A Lattices: A Review and Recent Results Jerry Huang Slides (PDF , 627kb)


14:30 - 15:30      Roope Vehkalahti (University of Turku, Finland), Fading channel analogues of the Hermite invariant


16:15 – 17:15      Cong Ling (Imperial College), Secure Wireless Communications Using Algebraic Number Theory Cong Ling Slides (PDF , 985kb)


Friday, July 8 (All talks in Vanburgh V/C/123)

10:00 - 11:00       Evgeniy Zorin (York),  Quantitative version of Khintchine's theorem


11:45 - 13:00       Closing Discussion


Pictures of the workshop can be found here.


The workshop is supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) through the Programme Grant EP/J018260/1, by the Department of Mathematics and Research and Enterprise at the University of York



Location: The University of York