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JOURNAL  PAPERS

 

RECENT WORK

 

Leech constellations of Construction-A lattices, by Nicola di Pietro and Joseph J. Boutros. Accepted for publication at the IEEE Transactions on Communications. Submitted November 2016.

Downloadable at http://arxiv.org/abs/1611.04417v2 (30 pages)

 

LDA lattices without dithering achieve capacity on the Gaussian channel, by Nicola di Pietro, Gilles Zémor, and Joseph J. Boutros. Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, March 2016. Revised in January 2017.

Downloadable at arxiv.org/pdf/1603.02863 (77 pages)

 

 

PUBLISHED

 

Edge coloring and stopping sets analysis in product codes with MDS components. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 63, no. 3, pp. 1439-1462, Mar. 2017.

Long version downloadable at http://www.josephboutros.org/coding/edgecoloring2.pdf (82 pages).

Short double-column version at http://www.josephboutros.org/coding/paper_edge_coloring_final.pdf

 

Lattices over Eisenstein Integers for Compute-and-Forward, by N.E. Tunali, Y.-C. Huang, J.J. Boutros, and K.R. Narayanan. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 61, no. 10, pp. 5306-5321, Oct. 2015. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Precoding for Outage Probability Minimization on Block Fading Channels, by D. Duyck, J.J. Boutros, and M. Moeneclaey. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 59, no. 12, pp. 8250-8266, December 2013. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Precoding for Word Error Rate Minimization of LDPC Coded Modulation on Block Fading Channels, by D. Duyck, J.J. Boutros, and M. Moeneclaey. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 11, pp. 2457-2467, July 2012.

 

Stability Outage Analysis for LDPC Codes, by D. Duyck, J.J. Boutros, and M. Moeneclaey. IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 15, no. 11, pp. 1231-1233, Nov. 2011.

 

EM-based Channel Estimation for Coded Multi-Carrier Transmissions, by Y. Liu, L. Brunel, and J.J. Boutros. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 10, pp. 3185-3195, Oct. 2011. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Low-Density Graph Codes for Coded Cooperation on Slow Fading Relay Channels, by D. Duyck, J.J. Boutros, and M. Moeneclaey. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, no. 7, pp. 4202-4218, July 2011.

 

● Low-Density Parity-Check Codes for Nonergodic Block-Fading Channels, by J.J. Boutros, A. Guillén i Fŕbregas, E. Biglieri, and G. Zémor. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 56, no. 9, pp. 4286-4300, Sept. 2010. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● The Aladdin-Pythagoras Space-Time Code (in French), by J.J. Boutros and H. Randriambololona. Journal of Signal Processing, Revue Traitement du Signal, France, vol. 27/2, pp. 147-160, Sept. 2010. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Analysis and construction of full-diversity joint network-LDPC codes for cooperative communications, by D. Duyck, D. Capirone, J.J. Boutros, and M. Moeneclaey. EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2010, Article ID 805216, pp. 1-16, 2010.

 

Coding for the Non-Orthogonal Amplify-and-Forward Cooperative Channel, by N. Gresset, G. M. Kraidy, and J.J. Boutros. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 56, no. 6, pp. 2601-2610, June 2010.

 

Coding for MIMO Systems Using Matrix-Alamouti and Multi-User Detection Techniques, by G.M. Kraidy and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 7, no. 10, pp. 3662-3667, October 2008.

 

Space-time coding techniques with bit-interleaved coded modulations for MIMO block-fading channels, by N. Gresset, L. Brunel, and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 54, no. 5, pp. 2156-2178, May 2008.

 

Multidimensional reconciliation for a continuous-variable quantum key distribution, by A. Leverrier, R. Alléaume, J.J. Boutros, G. Zémor, and P. Grangier, Physical Review A, vol. 77, no. 4, April 2008.

 

Approaching the outage probability of the amplify-and-forward relay fading channel, by G.M. Kraidy, J.J. Boutros, and A. Guillén i Fŕbregas, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 11, no. 10, pp. 808-810, October 2007.

 

Accurate approximation of QAM error probability on quasi-static MIMO channels and its application to adaptive modulation, by F. Kharrat, S. Fontenelle, and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 1151-1160, March 2007. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Semi-blind channel estimation using the EM algorithm in iterative MIMO APP detectors, by M.A. Khalighi and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Journal on Wireless Communications, vol. 5, no. 11, pp. 3165-3173, November 2006. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Data-aided channel estimation for turbo-PIC MIMO detectors, by M.A. Khalighi, J.J. Boutros, and J.F. Helard, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 350-352, May 2006.

 

On quasi-cyclic interleavers for parallel turbo codes, by J.J. Boutros and G. Zémor, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 1732-1739, April 2006. Manuscript in PS.

 

Multi-dimensional mappings for iteratively decoded BICM on multiple antenna channels, by N. Gresset, J.J. Boutros and L. Brunel, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 51, no. 9, pp. 3337-3346, September 2005.

 

Lattice decoding for joint detection in direct-sequence CDMA systems, by L. Brunel and J.J. Boutros; IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 1030-1037, April 2003. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Iterative multiuser joint decoding: unified framework and asymptotic analysis, by J.J. Boutros and G. Caire, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 48, no. 7, pp. 1772-1793, July 2002. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Successive interference cancellation with SISO decoding and EM channel estimation, by M. Kobayashi, J.J. Boutros and G. Caire, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 19, no. 8, pp. 1450-1460, August 2001. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Forward error correction of FSK alphabets for noncoherent transmissions over AWGN channel,  by C. Durand, J.J. Boutros and E. Bejjani, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 4, pp. 318-320, October 2000.

 

On random rotations diversity and minimum MSE decoding of lattices, by C. Lamy and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 1584-1589, July 2000.

 

Code division multiple access based on independent codes and turbo decoding, by L. Brunel and J.J. Boutros, Annales des Télécommunications, tome 54, no. 7-8, pp. 401-410, July/August 1999.

 

A universal lattice code decoder for fading channels, by E. Viterbo and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 45, no. 5, pp. 1639-1642, July 1999.

 

Serial concatenation of interleaved convolutional codes and M-ary continuous phase modulations, by C. Brutel and J.J. Boutros, Annales des Télécommunications, June 1999.

 

Soft output decoding of lattice sphere packings, Décodage ŕ sortie souple des réseaux de points, by C. Lamy and J.J. Boutros, Annales des Télécommunications, vol. 53, no. 9-10, pp. 353-360, October 1998.

 

Signal space diversity: a power- and bandwidth-efficient diversity technique for the Rayleigh fading channel, by J.J. Boutros and E. Viterbo, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 1453-1467, July 1998.

 

Good lattice constellations for both Rayleigh fading and Gaussian channels, by J.J. Boutros, E. Viterbo, C. Rastello and J.-C. Belfiore, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 502-518, March 1996.

 

INVITED  LECTURES

 

Lattices in Information Theory, plenary lecture at the Shannon Centennial, the American University for Science and Technology, Beirut, Lebanon, December 2016.

 

Construction-A lattices with number fields, lecture at the IEEE International Conference of the Science of Electrical Engineering, Eilat, Israel, November 2016.

 

GLD ensembles of codes and lattices, plenary lecture at the International Symposium on Turbo Codes and Iterative Information Processing, Brest, France, September 2016.

 

Generalized Low-Density lattices, lecture at Nokia Bell-Labs (former Alcatel-Lucent), Paris, France, July 2015.

 

Spectral thinning in GLD lattices, Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA’2015) organized by UCSD, La Jolla, California, Feb. 2015.

 

Lattices and linear codes, Joint Workshop on Coding and Communications, organized by ETHZ (Prof. Bölcskei and Prof. Biglieri), Barcelona, Spain, Nov. 2014.

 

Information and black holes, International Workshop on Frontiers of Telecommunications and Coding. Organized by Prof. Suhas Diggavi at the Faculty club of UCLA, Los Angeles, February 2014.

 

Low-density integer lattices, at Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Murray Hill, New Jersey. Seminar organized by Henry Landau and Emina Soljanin, Feb. 2013.

 

The diversity equivalence theorem and its applications, plenary lecture, International Symposium on Turbo Codes, Göteborg, Sweden, Sept. 2012.

 

Recent advances in error-correcting codes, plenary tutorial, International Conference on Telecommunications, Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik, Lebanon, April 2012.

 

Controlled doping via high-order root-checknodes in graph codes, IEEE Communication Theory Workshop, session organized by Prof. Raymond Yeung, Sitges, Spain, June 2011.

 

The Aladdin-Pythagoras space-time code, Joint Workshop on Coding and Communications, organized by ETHZ (Prof. Biglieri and Prof. Bölcskei), Santo Stefano Belbo, Italy, October 2010.

 

Low density lattices for fading channels, lecture at the International Zurich Seminar (IZS’2010), organized by ETHZ, Zurich, March 2010.

 

Diversity and coding gain evolution in graph codes, lecture at the UCSD Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA’2009), San Diego, Feb. 2009.

 

A code construction for the block-fading cooperative channel, Joint Workshop on Coding and Communications, organized by Stanford University, Napa Valley, California, October 2008.

 

A tutorial introduction to space-time coding: mathematical models, information theoretical aspects, and coding for MIMO channels, lecture at the conference on Coding and Cryptography, organized by the Institut de Mathématiques de Bordeaux, Carcans, France, March 2008.

 

Generalized low density (Tanner) codes for block erasure and block fading channels, Joint Workshop on Coding and Communications, organized by ETHZ, Dürnstein, Austria, October 2007.

 

A tutorial on iterative probabilistic decoding and channel estimation, by J.J. Boutros, presented at the IAP MOTION plenary meeting, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium, January 2005.

 

Iterative processing algorithms and iterative constructions for channel coding in digital communications, lecture at GDR, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, June 2003.

 

 

CONFERENCE  PAPERS

 

Probabilistic Shaping and Non-Binary Codes. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Aachen, June 2017. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Convolutional lattices. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, CA, USA, November 2016. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Performance comparison of short-length error-correcting codes, by J. van Wonterghem, A. Alloum, J.J. Boutros, and M. Moeneclaey. IEEE Symposium on Communications and Vehicular Technologies, Mons, Belgium, pp. 1-6, November 2016. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Construction-A full-diversity lattices, by J.J. Boutros and J.-C. Belfiore. International Symposium on Turbo Codes and Iterative Information Processing, Brest, pp. 305-309, September 2016. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Stopping sets for MDS-based product codes. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Barcelona, pp. 1740-1744, July 2016. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● Physical-layer network-coding over block fading channels with Root-LDA lattice codes, by P.-C. Wang, Y.-C. Huang, K.R. Narayanan, and J.J. Boutros, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Kuala Lumpur, May 2016. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● From LDPC codes to LDA lattices: a capacity result, by N. di Pietro, G. Zémor, and J.J. Boutros, International Zurich Seminar (IZS), DOI 10.3929/ethz-a-010602015, pp. 51-55, Zurich, March 2016. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● Spatial coupling for distributive storage and diversity applications. Fifth International Conference on Communications and Networking (ComNet), pp. 1-5, Hammamet, Tunisia, Nov. 2015. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● A Poltyrev outage limit for lattices, by M. Punekar, J.J. Boutros, and E. Biglieri, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 456-460, Hong Kong, June 2015. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● Diversity-security tradeoff for compound channels, by V. Dedeoglu and J.J. Boutros, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pp. 4480-4485, London, June 2015.

 

● Spatial coupling of root-LDPC: parity bits doping. 22nd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT), pp. 272-276, Sydney, April 2015.

 

● Diversity of low-density lattices, by M. Punekar and J.J. Boutros, 22nd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT), pp. 277-282, Sydney, April 2015. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● Non-binary GLD codes and their lattices, by N. di Pietro, N. Basha, and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW), pp. 1-5, Jerusalem, April 2015. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● Spectral thinning in GLD lattices, by J.J. Boutros, N. di Pietro, and Y.-C. Huang. Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA’2015), organized by UCSD, La Jolla, California, pp. 1-9, Feb. 2015. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● Generalized low-density (GLD) lattices, by J.J. Boutros, N. di Pietro, and N. Basha. IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW’2014, Hobart, Australia, pp. 15-19, Nov. 2014. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● Non-uniform spatial coupling. IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW’2014, Hobart, Australia, pp. 446-450, Nov. 2014. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● Phase precoded compute-and-forward with partial feedback, by A. Sakzad, E. Viterbo, J. Boutros, and Y. Hong. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Honolulu, Hawaii, pp. 2117-2121, July 2014.

 

● An asymptotic approximation of the ISI channel capacity, by G. Taricco and J.J. Boutros. Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA’2014), organized by UCSD, La Jolla, California, pp. 1-5, Feb. 2014.

 

● The anti-diversity concept for secure communication on a two-link compound channel, by J.J. Boutros, V. Dedeoglu, and Matthieu Bloch. International Zurich Seminar on Communications (IZS), Zurich, Switzerland, Feb. 2014. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● Polarization of quasi-static fading channels, by J.J. Boutros and E. Biglieri. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 769-773, July 2013. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● New results on Construction A lattices based on very sparse parity-check matrices, by N. di Pietro, G. Zémor, and J.J. Boutros. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 1675-1679, July 2013.

 

● New results on low-density integer lattices, by N. di Pietro, J.J. Boutros, and G. Zémor. Information Theory and Applications Workshop, organized by UCSD, San Diego, California, pp. 1-6, Feb. 2013.

 

● Integer low-density lattices based on Construction A, by N. di Pietro, J.J. Boutros, and G. Zémor. IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 422-426, Sept. 2012. Manuscript in PDF.

 

● Lattices over Eisenstein integers for compute-and-forward, by N.E. Tunali, K.R. Narayanan, J.J. Boutros, and Y.-C. Huang. 50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, pp. 33-40, Oct. 2012.

● Time-varying space-only codes, by D. Duyck, M. Moeneclaey, S. Yang, F. Takawira, and J.J. Boutros. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Cambridge, MA, USA, pp. 2821-2825, July 2012.

 

● On the ergodic rate for compute-and-forward, by A. Sakzad, E. Viterbo, Y. Hong, and J.J. Boutros. IEEE International Symposium on Network Coding, Boston, MA, pp. 131-136, June 2012.

 

● Time-varying space-only code: a new paradigm for coded MIMO communication, by D. Duyck, S. Yang, F. Takawira, J.J. Boutros, and M. Moeneclaey. IEEE 5th International Symposium on Communications Control and Signal Processing, Rome, Italy, pp. 1-4, May 2012.

 

● Full diversity random LDPC codes, by D. Duyck, J.J. Boutros, and M. Moeneclaey, IEEE Symposium on Communications and Vehicular Technology in the Benelux, SCVT’2011, Ghent, Belgium, pp. 1-6, Nov. 2011.

 

● Precoding for coded communication on block fading channels and cooperative communications, by D. Duyck, J.J. Boutros, and M. Moeneclaey, IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW’2011, Paraty, Brazil, pp. 355-359, Oct. 2011.

 

● On iterative performance of LDPC and Root-LDPC codes over block-fading channels, by I. Andriyanova, E. Biglieri, and J.J. Boutros, 48th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, Sept.-Oct. 2010.

 

● Universal LDPC codes for cooperative communications, by D. Duyck, M. Moeneclaey, M.H. Azmi, Y. Jinhong, and J.J. Boutros, 6th International Symposium on Turbo Codes and Iterative Information Processing, Brest, France, pp. 73-77, Sept. 2010.

 

● Rotated modulations for outage probability minimization: a fading space approach, by D. Duyck, J.J. Boutros, and M. Moeneclaey, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Austin, Texas, pp. 1061-1065, June 2010.

 

● Irregular turbo codes in block-fading channels, by G.M. Kraidy and J.J. Boutros, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Austin, Texas, pp. 2018-2022, June 2010.

 

● Outage thresholds of LDPC codes over nonergodic block-fading channels, by I. Andriyanova, E. Biglieri, and J.J. Boutros, European Wireless 2010, Lucca, Italy, pp. 1011-1014, April 2010.

 

● Block error performance of Root-LDPC codes , by I. Andriyanova, J.J. Boutros, E. Biglieri, and D. Declercq, International Zurich Seminar on Communications, Zurich, pp. 94-97, March 2010.

 

● Low-density parity-check coding for block fading relay channels, by D. Duyck, J.J. Boutros, and M. Moeneclaey, IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Taormina, Italy, pp. 248-252, October 2009.

 

● Le code spatio-temporel d’Aladin-Pythagore (in French), by J.J. Boutros and H. Randriambololona, the French Conference on Signal Processing and Image Processing, GRETSI’2009, Dijon, September 2009.

 

● Coding for two-user MIMO cooperative systems using matrix-Alamouti techniques, by G. M. Kraidy and J.J. Boutros, IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering, pp. 1-5, Beirut, Lebanon, July 2009.

 

● Efficient reconciliation protocol for discrete-variable quantum key distribution, by D. Elkouss, A. Leverrier, R. Alleaume, and J.J. Boutros, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, pp. 1879-1883, Seoul, South Korea, June-July 2009.

 

● The Aladdin-Pythagoras space-time code, by J.J. Boutros and H. Randriambololona, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, pp. 2823-2827, Seoul, South Korea, June 28 - July 3, 2009.

 

● Diversity and coding gain evolution in graph codes, by J.J. Boutros, Information Theory and Applications Workshop, pp. 34-43, UCSD, San Diego, Feb. 2009.

 

Convolutional Tanner structures for non-ergodic wireless channels, by J.J. Boutros, E. Viterbo, and G. Cohen, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, pp. 1163-1167, July 2008.

 

Generalized low-density codes with BCH constituents for full-diversity near-outage performance, by J.J. Boutros, G. Zémor, A. Guillén I Fŕbregas, and E. Biglieri, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, pp. 787-791, July 2008.

 

Multidimensional reconciliation for continuous-variable quantum key distribution, by A. Leverrier, R. Alléaume, J.J. Boutros, G. Zémor, and P. Grangier, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, pp. 1020-1024, July 2008.

 

Full-diversity product codes for block erasure and block fading channels, by J.J. Boutros, G. Zémor, A. Guillén I Fŕbregas, and E. Biglieri, IEEE Information Theory Workshop, pp. 313-317, May 2008.

 

Probabilistic Equalizer for Ultra-Wideband Energy Detection, by S. Mekki, J.L. Danger, B. Miscopein, J. Schwoerer, and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, pp. 1108-1112, May 2008.

 

Coding for the non-orthogonal amplify-and-forward cooperative channel, by G.M. Kraidy, N. Gresset, and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Information Theory Workshop, pp. 626-631, California, Sept. 2007.

 

Coded modulation for the amplify-and-forward relay channel, by G.M. Kraidy, J.J. Boutros, and A. Guillen i Fabregas, IEEE Winter School on Coding and Information Theory, La Colle-sur-Loup, France, March 2007.

 

Design and analysis of low-density parity-check codes on block-fading channels, by J.J. Boutros, A. Guillén I Fŕbregas, E. Biglieri, and G. Zémor, ITA’2007 Workshop, Information Theory and its Applications, UCSD division of Calit2 and the Jacobs School of Engineering, San Diego, California, February 2007. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Non-binary adaptive LDPC codes for frequency selective channels:code construction and iterative decoding, by J.J. Boutros, A. Ghaith, and Y. Yuan-Wu. IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Chengdu, China, October 2006. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Coding for 4Tx-2Rx MIMO system using multi-user CDMA detection, by G.M. Kraidy and J.J. Boutros, Ninth International Workshop on Signal Processing for Space Communications, the European Space Agency, Noordwijk, the Netherlands, September 2006.

 

High rate non-systematic LDPC codes for nonuniform sources, by G.I. Shamir, L. Wang, and J.J. Boutros, 4th International Symposium on Turbo Codes and Related Topics, Munich, April 2006.

 

Enhanced channel decoding via EM source-channel estimation, by J.J. Boutros, A. Alloum, and G.I. Shamir, IEEE 2nd International Symposium on Communications, Control and Signal Processing, Marrakech, March 2006. Manuscript in PDF.

 

A classification of multiple antenna channels, by J.J. Boutros, F. Kharrat-Kammoun, and H. Randriambololona, IEEE International Zurich Seminar on Communications, ETHZ, Zurich, February 2006.

 

Near outage limit space-time coding for MIMO channels, by J.J. Boutros, G.M. Kraidy, and N. Gresset, Inaugural Workshop for the Center of Information Theory and its Applications, UCSD division of Calit2 and the Jacobs School of Engineering, San Diego, California, February 2006. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Non-systematic LDPC codes for redundant data, by G.I. Shamir, J.J. Boutros, A. Alloum, and L. Wang, Inaugural Workshop for the Center of Information Theory and its Applications, UCSD division of Calit2 and the Jacobs School of Engineering, San Diego, California, February 2006.

 

Analysis of coding on non-ergodic block fading channels, by J.J. Boutros, A. Guillen I Fabregas and E. Calvanese, Allerton’s Conference on Communication and Control, Illinois, September 2005. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Non-systematic LDPC codes via scrambling and splitting, by A. Alloum, J.J. Boutros, G. Shamir and L. Wang, Allerton’s Conference on Communication and Control, Illinois, September 2005.

 

Non-systematic low-density parity check codes for nonuniform sources, by G. Shamir and J.J. Boutros, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory , Adelaďde, Australia, September 2005.

 

Information theoretical versus algebraic constructions of linear unitary precoders for non-ergodic multiple antenna channels, by G. Kraidy, N. Gresset and J.J. Boutros, Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Montreal, June 2005. Manuscript in PDF.  Manuscript in PS.  HTML web page.

 

Modified unbiased EM-based channel estimation for MIMO turbo receivers, by M.A. Khalighi and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, Rome, December 2004.

 

Turbo code Design for block fading channels, by J.J. Boutros, E. Calvanese and A. Guillen I Fabregas, Allerton’s Conference on Communication and Control, Illinois, October 2004. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Interleavers for turbo codes that yield a minimum distance growing with blocklength, by J.J. Boutros and G. Zémor, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Chicago, Illinois, June 2004.

 

Optimal linear precoding for BICM over MIMO channels, by N. Gresset, J.J. Boutros and L. Brunel, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Chicago, Illinois, June 2004.

 

Linear precoding under iterative processing for multiple antenna channels, by N. Gresset, J.J. Boutros and L. Brunel, First International Symposium on Control, Communications and Signal Processing, pp. 563-566, Hammamet, Tunisia, March 2004.

 

A posteriori probability detection of pulse position modulated signals under imperfect channel estimation, by J.J. Boutros, S. Chaillou and R. Vallet, International Zurich Seminar on Communications, pp. 72-75, Zurich, Switzerland, February 2004.

 

Soft-input soft-output lattice sphere decoder for linear channels, by J.J. Boutros, N. Gresset, L. Brunel, and M. Fossorier, IEEE Global Communications Conference, vol. 3, pp. 1583-1587, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 2003.

 

Turbo coding and decoding for multiple antenna channels, by J.J. Boutros, N. Gresset and L. Brunel, Third International Symposium on Turbo Codes and Related Topics, Brest, France, September 2003.

 

● Soft output detection for multiple antennas: accelerated sphere decoding and shifted list enumeration, by J.J. Boutros, N. Gresset, L. Brunel and M. Fossorier, 19th GRETSI Symposium on Signal and Image Processing, Paris, September 2003.

 

Space-time BICM versus space-time trellis code for MIMO block fading multipath AWGN channel, by A.O. Berthet, R. Visoz and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Information Theory Workshop, pp. 206-209, La Sorbonne, Paris, March 2003.

 

Performance evaluation of some hybrid ARQ schemes in IEEE 802.11a networks, by E. Calvanese Strinati, S. Simoens and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, vol. 4, pp. 2735-2739, April 2003.

 

Reduced-complexity iterative decoding and channel estimation for space time BICM over frequency-selective wireless channels, by R. Visoz, A.O. Berthet and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, vol. 3, pp. 1017-1022, September 2002.

 

● A new cryptanalytic attack for PN-generators filtered by a Boolean function, by S. Leveiller, G. Zémor, P. Guillot and J.J. Boutros, Selected Areas in Cryptography, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, August 2002.

 

Turbo code at 0.03 dB from capacity limit, by J.J. Boutros, G. Caire, E. Viterbo, H.E. Sawaya and S. Vialle, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2002.

 

A new decoding algorithm for PN-generators filtered by a Boolean function, by S. Leveiller, G. Zémor, J.J. Boutros and P. Guillot, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2002.

 

Cryptanalysis of non-linear filter generator with {0,1}-metric Viterbi decoding, by S. Leveiller, J.J. Boutros, G. Zémor and P. Guillot, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Lausanne, Switzerland, July 2002.

 

Burst and symbol timing synchronization for the upstream channel in broadband cable access systems, by J.J. Boutros, F. Buda, E. Lemois and A. Popper, IEEE International Conference on Communications, vol. 3, pp. 1490-1494, New York, USA, April-May 2002.

 

Cryptanalysis of nonlinear filter generators with {0, 1}-metric Viterbi decoding, by S. Leveiller, JJ. Boutros, P. Guillot and G. Zémor, IMA Int. Conf., Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2260 Springer 2001, pp. 402-414, December 2001.

 

Asymptotic behavior study of irregular turbo codes, by J.J. Boutros, Seventh International Workshop on Digital Signal Processing Techniques for Space Communications, Sesimbra, Portugal, October 2001.

 

Iterative Soft- SIC Joint Decoding and Parameter Estimation, by M. Kobayashi, J.J. Boutros and G. Caire, Seventh International Workshop on Digital Signal Processing Techniques for Space Communications, Sesimbra, Portugal, October 2001.

 

Iterative multiuser joint decoding in DS-CDMA: unified framework and performance analysis, by G. Caire and J.J. Boutros, International Symposium on Signals, Systems, and Electronics (ISSSE '01), Tokyo, Japan, July 2001.

 

Multilevel coded modulations based on asymmetric constellations, by H.E. Sawaya and J.J. Boutros, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Washington DC, USA, June 2001.

 

Iterative multiuser joint decoding: unified framework and asymptotic analysis, by J.J. Boutros and G. Caire, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Washington DC, USA, June 2001.

 

New reduced complexity turbo-detector for highly selective long delay spread ISI channels: a solution for 4G mobile systems? By A.O. Berthet, B. Penther, R. Visoz and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, vol. 3, pp. 1654-1658, May 2001.

 

Performance limits of compound codes with symbol-based iterative decoding, by H.E. Sawaya, S. Vialle, J.J. Boutros and G. Zémor, Workshop on Coding and Cryptography, Electronic Notes in Discrete Mathematics (Elsevier Science), April 2001.

 

Iterative APP decoding of linear transforms, by J.J. Boutros, International Symposium on Information Theory and its Applications, Honolulu, Hawai, November 2000.

 

Non-coherent detection with non-orthogonal signals from an information theory perspective, by C. Durand, E. Bejjani and J.J. Boutros, International Symposium on Information Theory and its Applications, Honolulu, Hawai, November 2000.

 

Bit-interleaved coded modulations for multiple-input multiple-output channels, by J.J. Boutros, F. Boixadera and C. Lamy, IEEE Sixth International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques and Applications, vol. 1, pp. 123-126, New Jersey, USA, September 2000. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Multidimensional signals with correlated frequencies for noncoherent detection over the Rayleigh channel, by C. Durand, E. Bejjani and J.J. Boutros, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Sorrento, Italy, June 2000.

 

Performance limits of concatenated codes with iterative decoding, by S. Vialle and J.J. Boutros, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Sorrento, Italy, June 2000.

 

New concepts for the design of multilevel codes, by H.E. Sawaya and J.J. Boutros, Proceedings of RTST, Byblos, Lebanon, March 2000.

 

Iterative joint channel estimation and detection of coded CPM, by C. Brutel, J.J. Boutros and P. Mege, International Zurich Seminar on Broadband Communications, pp. 287-292, February 2000.

 

Error probability of optimal lattice codes, by H.E. Sawaya and J.J. Boutros, Symposium on Information Theory and its Applications, Tokyo, Japan, December 1999.

 

Forward error correction of FSK alphabets for wireless noncoherent transmissions, by C. Durand, E. Bejjani and J.J. Boutros, IEE Colloquium on Turbo Codes in Digital Broadcasting - Could It Double Capacity?, pp. 11/1 -11/6, London, UK, November 1999.

 

Capacity considerations for wireless multiple-input multiple-output channels, by F. Boixadera and J.J. Boutros, Workshop on Multiaccess, Mobility and Teletraffic for Wireless Communications, Venice, Italy, October 1999.

 

Performance of optimal codes on Gaussian and Rayleigh fading channels: a geometrical approach, by S.Vialle and J.J. Boutros, 37th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Allerton, Illinois, USA, September 1999.

 

Euclidean space lattice decoding for joint detection in CDMA systems, by L. Brunel and J.J. Boutros, Workshop on Information Theory and Communications, Kruger National Park, South Africa, June 1999.

 

Frequency space lattice encoding for noncoherent detection with correlated signals, by C. Durand, E. Bejjani and J.J. Boutros, Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Kingston, Canada, June 1999.

 

A low complexity FEC scheme based on the intersection of interleaved block codes, O. Pothier, L. Brunel and J.J. Boutros, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, vol. 1, pp. 274-278, Houston, USA, May 1999. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Generalized low density (Tanner) codes, by J.J. Boutros, O. Pothier and G. Zémor, IEEE International Conference on Communications, vol. 1, pp. 441-445, Vancouver, Canada, June 1999. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Serial encoding and iterative detection of continuous phase modulations, by C. Brutel, J.J. Boutros and F. Belveze, IEEE Global Communications Conference, vol. 5, pp. 2375-2379, Brazil, 1999.

 

Soft-output MSE decoding of lattices, by C. Lamy and J.J. Boutros, Digital Signal Processing for Communication Systems, Perth, Australia, February 1999.

 

A Gallager-Tanner construction based on convolutional codes, by S. Vialle and J.J. Boutros, Workshop on Coding and Cryptography, pp. 393-404, Paris, France, January 1999. Manuscript in PS.

 

Iterative Joint Decoding for Multiuser Detection, by L. Brunel and J.J. Boutros, Mediterraneen Workshop on Coding and Information Integrity, Ein Boqeq, Israel, October 1997.

 

Understanding serially concatenated codes from a support tree approach, by E.A. Gelblum, A.R. Calderbank and J.J. Boutros, International Symposium on Turbo Codes and Related Topics, Brest, France, September 1997.

 

Convergence Analysis of Turbo Decoding, by J.J. Boutros and O. Pothier, 5th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, pp. 25-28, Toronto, Canada, June 1997.

 

Quantization of both stationary and non-stationary Gaussian sources with Voronoi constellations, by C. Pépin, J.-C. Belfiore and J.J. Boutros, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Ulm, Germany, June-July 1997.

 

Lattices and codes over rings, by I.M. Duursma and J.J. Boutros, 34th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, Illinois, USA, pp.322-324, October 1996.

 

On communication over fading channels, by G. Battail and J.J. Boutros, IEEE International Conference on Universal Personal Communications, vol. 2, pp. 985-988, Boston, USA, September-October 1996.

 

New approach for transmission over fading channels, by J.J. Boutros and E. Viterbo, IEEE International Conference on Universal Personal Communications, vol. 1, pp. 66-70, Boston, USA, September-October 1996.

 

Trellis coded rotated lattices, by J.J. Boutros and E. Viterbo, International Union of radio Science, URSI, Lille, France, August 1996.

 

Rotated Multidimensional QAM constellations, by J.J. Boutros and E. Viterbo, IEEE Workshop on Information Theory, Haifa, Israel, June 1996.

 

Converting the Rayleigh fading channel into a Gaussian channel, by J.J. Boutros and M. Yubero, Mediterranean Workshop on Coding and Information Integrity, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, February 1996.

 

High diversity lattices for fading channels, by J.J. Boutros and E. Viterbo, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Whistler, Canada, September 1995.

 

Phase rotation invariant multilevel coded 8-PSK, by J.J. Boutros and A. Chouly, ISSSE, Paris, France September 1992.

 

 

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A tutorial on iterative probabilistic decoding and channel estimation, by J.J. Boutros, presented at the IAP MOTION plenary meeting, Ghent University, Belgium, January 2005. Manuscript in PDF.

 

Les codes correcteurs d'erreurs, by J.J. Boutros, Ouvrage sur les Communications Radiomobiles, sous la direction de Xavier Lagrange, édition Hermes, Paris, 2000.

 

Lattice codes for Rayleigh fading channels, Réseaux de points pour les canaux ŕ évanouissements, by J.J. Boutros, PhD report, Thčse de Doctorat, Spécialité Communications et Eléctronique, ENST, Paris, France, June 1996.