Publications

Preprints and Under Review Journal Publications

  • M. Soleymani, R. E. Ali, H. Mahdavifar, A. S. Avestimehr, “ApproxIFER: A Model-Agnostic Approach to Resilient and Robust Prediction Serving Systems”, preprint, available here.
  • N. Charalambides, H. Mahdavifar, A. O. Hero III, “Numerically Stable Binary Coded Computations”, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, available here.
  • F. Abbasi, H. Mahdavifar, E. Viterbo, “Hybrid Non-Binary Repeated Polar Codes”, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, available here.
  • J. Pang, H. Mahdavifar, and S. S. Pradhan, “Capacity-achieving Polar-based LDGM Codes”, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, available here.
  • M. Soleymani, H. Mahdavifar, and A. S. Avestimehr “Privacy-Preserving Distributed Learning in the Analog Domain”, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, available here.
  • M. Soleymani and H. Mahdavifar, “Analog Subspace Coding: A New Approach to Coding for Non-Coherent Wireless Networks”, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, available here.
  • M. Fereydounian, M. V. Jamali, H. Hassani, and H. Mahdavifar, “Channel Coding at Low Capacity”, submitted to IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, available here.

Journal Publications

  • M. V. Jamali and H. Mahdavifar, “Covert Millimeter-Wave Communication: Design Strategies and Performance Analysis”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, accepted, available here.
  • M. Soleymani, M. V. Jamali, and H. Mahdavifar “Coded Computing via Binary Linear Codes: Designs and Performance Limits”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory, vol. 2, pp. 879-892, September 2021.
  • M. Soleymani, R. E. Ali, H. Mahdavifar, and A. S. Avestimehr “List-Decodable Coded Computing: Breaking the Adversarial Toleration Barrier”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory, vol. 2, pp. 867-878, September 2021.
  • M. V. Jamali and H. Mahdavifar, “Massive Coded-NOMA for Low-Capacity Channels: A Low-Complexity Recursive Approach”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 69, pp. 3664-3681, June 2021.
  • N. Aldaghri, H. Mahdavifar, and A. Beirami “Coded Machine Unlearning”, IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 88137-88150, June 2021.
  • M. Soleymani, H. Mahdavifar, and A. S. Avestimehr “Analog Lagrange Coded Computing”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory, vol. 2, pp. 283-295, March 2021.
  • N. Aldaghri and H. Mahdavifar, “Threshold-Secure Coding with Shared Key”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Information Theory, vol. 2, pp. 95-105, March 2021.
  • M. Soleymani and H. Mahdavifar, “Distributed Multi-User Secret Sharing”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 67, pp. 164-178, January 2021.
  • N. Aldaghri and H. Mahdavifar, “Physical Layer Secret Key Generation in Static Environments”, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 15, pp. 2692-2705, December 2020.
  • H. Mahdavifar, “Polar Coding for Non-Stationary Channels”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 66, pp. 6920-6938, November 2020.
  • M. V. Jamali and H. Mahdavifar, “Uplink Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access over Mixed RF-FSO Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 19, pp. 3558-3774, May 2020.
  • H. Mahdavifar and A. Vardy, “Algebraic List-Decoding in Projective Space: Decoding with Multiplicities and Rank-Metric Codes”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 65, pp. 1085-1100, February 2019.
  • H. Mahdavifar, A. Beirami, B. Touri, J. S. Shamma, “Global Games with Noisy Information Sharing”, IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 497-509, September 2018.
  • M. El-Khamy, H. Mahdavifar, G. Feygin, J. Lee, I. Kang, “Relaxed Polar Codes”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 63, pp. 1986-2000, April 2017.
  • H. Mahdavifar, M. El-Khamy, J. Lee, I. Kang, “Polar Coding for Bit-Interleaved Coded Modulation”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 65, pp. 3115-3127, May 2016.
  • H. Mahdavifar, M. El-Khamy, J. Lee, I. Kang, “Achieving the Uniform Rate Region of General Multiple Access Channels by Polar Coding”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 64, pp. 467 – 478, February 2016.
  • H. Mahdavifar, M. El-Khamy, J. Lee, I. Kang, “Performance Limits and Practical Decoding of Interleaved Reed-Solomon Polar Concatenated Codes”, IEEE Transactions on Communication, vol. 62, pp. 1406-1417, May 2014.
  • E. Yaakobi, H. Mahdavifar, P. H. Siegel, A. Vardy, J.K.Wolf, “Rewriting Codes for Flash Memories”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol.60, pp.964 – 975, February 2014.
  • H. Mahdavifar and A. Vardy, “Algebraic List-decoding of Subspace Codes”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 59, pp. 7814 – 7828, December 2013.
  • H. Mahdavifar and A. Vardy, “Achieving the Secrecy Capacity of Wiretap Channels Using Polar Codes”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, pp. 6428 – 6443, October 2011. (Finalist for the Information Theory Society Paper Award)

Conference Publications

  • A. V. Makkuva, X. Liu, M. V. Jamali, H. Mahdavifar, S. Oh, P. Viswanath, “KO Codes: Inventing Nonlinear Encoding and Decoding for Reliable Wireless Communication via Deep-Learning,” Proceedings of International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), July 2021. 
  • H. Yao, H. Mahdavifar, A. Fazeli, A. Vardy, “Channel Combining for Nonstationary Polarization on Erasure Channels,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2021. 
  • F. Abbasi, H. Mahdavifar, E. Viterbo, “Hybrid Non-Binary Repeated Polar Codes For Low-SNR Regime,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2021. 
  • M. Soleymani, R. E. Ali, H. Mahdavifar, A. S. Avestimehr, “List-Decodable Coded Computing: Breaking the Adversarial Toleration Barrier,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2021. 
  • M. Soleymani, H. Mahdavifar, A. S. Avestimehr, “Analog Privacy-Preserving Coded Computing,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2021. 
  • M. Soleymani, H. Mahdavifar, “New Packings in Grassmannian Space,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2021. 
  • M. V. Jamali, X. Liu, A. V. Makkuva, H. Mahdavifar, S. Oh, P. Viswanath, “Reed-Muller Subcodes: Machine Learning-Aided Design of Efficient Soft Recursive Decoding,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2021. 
  • F. Abbasi, H. Mahdavifar, E. Viterbo, “Polar Coded Repetition for Low-Capacity Channels,” Proceedings of IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW), April 2021. 
  • Y. Wang, H. Mahdavifar, K. Entesari, and Shahin Shahrampour, “Cell Association via Boundary Detection: A Scalable Approach Based on Data-Driven Random Features”, 2020 Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, available here.
  • N. Charalambides, H. Mahdavifar, A. O. Hero III, “Numerically Stable Binary Gradient Coding,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 2020, available here
  • M. Soleymani and H. Mahdavifar, “Analog Subspace Coding: A New Approach to Coding for Non-Coherent Wireless Networks,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 2020, extended version available here.
  • J. Pang, H. Mahdavifar, and S. S. Pradhan, “Capacity-achieving Polar-based LDGM Codes with Crowdsourcing Applications,” Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 2020, extended version available here.
  • M. V. Jamali and H. Mahdavifar, “Covert Millimeter-Wave Communication via a Dual-Beam Transmitter”, IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), December 2019, available here.
  • N. Aldaghri and H. Mahdavifar, “Threshold-Secure Coding with Shared Key”, Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, September 2019, extended version available here.
  • M. V. Jamali, M. Soleymani, and H. Mahdavifar, “Coded Distributed Computing: Performance Limits and Code Designs”, Proceedings of IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW), August 2019, available here.
  • M. Fereydounian, M. V. Jamali, H. Hassani, H. Mahdavifar, “Channel Coding at Low Capacity”, Proceedings of IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW), August 2019, extended version available here.
  • J. Pang, H. Mahdavifar, and S. S. Pradhan, “Coding for Crowdsourced Classification with XOR Queries”, Proceedings of IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW), August 2019, available here.
  • H. Mahdavifar and N. Ebrahimi, “Secret Key Generation via Pulse-Coupled Synchronization”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Paris, France, July 2019.
  • N. Ebrahimi, H. Mahdavifar, and E. Afshari, “A Novel Approach to Secure Communication in Physical Layer via Coupled Dynamical Systems”, IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), December 2018, available here.
  • M. V. Jamali and H. Mahdavifar, “A Low-Complexity Recursive Approach Toward Code-Domain NOMA for Massive Communications”, IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), December 2018, available here.
  • N. Aldaghri and H. Mahdavifar, “Fast Secret Key Generation in Static Environments Using Induced Randomness”, IEEE Global Communications Conferencee (Globecom), December 2018, available here.
  • M. V. Jamali, S. M. Azimi-Abarghouyi, and H. Mahdavifar, “Outage Probability Analysis of Uplink NOMA over Ultra-High Speed FSO-Backhauled Systems”, IEEE Global Communications Conference Workshop (Globecom), December 2018, available here.
  • M. Soleymani and H. Mahdavifar, “Distributed Multi-User Secret Sharing”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Vail, Colorado, June 2018.
  • H. Mahdavifar, “Scaling Exponent of Sparse Random Linear Codes over Binary Erasure Channels”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 689-693, Aachen, Germany, June 2017.
  • H. Mahdavifar, “Fast Polarization for Non-Stationary Channels”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 849-853, Aachen, Germany, June 2017.
  • H. Mahdavifar, “A New Approach for Constructing and Decoding Maximum Rank Distance Codes”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 3100-3104, Aachen, Germany, June 2017.
  • H. Mahdavifar, A. Vardy, “Nearly Optimal Sticky-Insertion Correcting Codes with Efficient Encoding and Decoding”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 2683-2687, Aachen, Germany, June 2017.
  • H. Mahdavifar, A. Beirami, B. Touri, J. S. Shamma, “Threshold Policy for Global Games with Noisy Information Sharing”, Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 5865-5870, Osaka, Japan, December 2015.
  • M. El-Khamy, H. Lin, J. Lee, I. Kang, H. Mahdavifar, “HARQ rate-compatible polar codes for wireless communications”, Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), December 2015.
  • H. Mahdavifar and A. Vardy, “Explicit Capacity Achieving Codes for Defective Memories”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 641-645, Hong Kong, June 2015.
  • H. Mahdavifar and A. Beirami, “Diffusion Channel with Poisson Reception Process: Capacity Results and Applications”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 1956-1960, Hong Kong, June 2015.
  • H. Mahdavifar and A. Vardy, “Coding for Tag Collision Recovery”, Proceedings of IEEE International Coneference on RFID, 2015. (Winner of the Best Paper Award)
  • M. El-Khamy, H. Mahdavifar, G. Feygin, J. Lee, I. Kang “Relaxed Channel Polarization for Reduced Complexity Polar Coding”, Proceedings of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2015.
  • H. Mahdavifar, M. El-Khamy, J. Lee, I. Kang “Techniques for polar coding over multiple access channels”, Proceedings of Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Princeton, NJ, March 2014.
  • H. Mahdavifar, M. El-Khamy, J. Lee, I. Kang “Fast Multi-dimensional Polar Encoding and Decoding”, Proceedings of Information Theory and Applications Workshop (invited paper), San Diego, February 2014.
  • H. Mahdavifar, M. El-Khamy, J. Lee, I. Kang “On the Construction and Decoding of Concatenated Polar Codes”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 952-956, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2013.
  • H. Mahdavifar, M. El-Khamy, J. Lee, I. Kang “Compound Polar Codes”, Proceedings of 2013 Information Theory and Applications Workshop (invited paper), San Diego, February 2013.
  • H. Mahdavifar and A. Vardy, “List-decoding of Subspace Codes and Rank-Metric Codes up to Singleton Bound”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 1488 – 1492, Boston, Massachusett, July 2012.
  • H. Mahdavifar and A. Vardy, “Algebraic List-decoding of Subspace Codes with Multiplicities”, Proceedings of the 49th annual Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing, September 2011.
  • H. Mahdavifar and A. Vardy, “Algebraic List-decoding on the Operator Channel”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 1193-1197, Austin, Texas, June 2010.
  • H. Mahdavifar and A. Vardy, “Achieving the Secrecy Capacity of Wiretap Channels Using Polar Codes”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 913 – 917, Austin, Texas, June 2010. (Finalist for the Best Student Paper Award)
  • H. Mahdavifar and A. Vardy, “Optimal Interleaving Algorithms for Generalized Concatenated Codes”, Proceedings of the Allerton Conference on Communications, Control and Computing (invited paper), October 2009.
  • H. Mahdavifar, P. H. Siegel, A. Vardy, J. K. Wolf and E. Yaakobi, “A Nearly Optimal Construction of Flash Codes”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 1239 – 1243, Seoul, Korea, June 2009.