Fady Alajaji - Publications

Channel Coding and Modeling


Journal Papers:    (In chronological order)

  1. F. Alajaji and T. Fuja, ``The Performance of Focused Error Control Codes,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 42, pp. 272-280, February 1994.   PDF

  2. F. Behnamfar, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Tight Error Bounds for Space-Time Orthogonal Block Codes Under Slow Rayleigh Flat Fading,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 53, No. 6, pp. 952-956, June 2005.   PDF

  3. F. Behnamfar, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``An Efficient Algorithmic Lower Bound for the Error Rate of Linear Block Codes,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 55, No. 6, pp. 1093-1098, June 2007.   PDF

  4. L. Zhong, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``A Model for Correlated Rician Fading Channels Based on a Finite Queue,'' IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 79-89, January 2008.   PDF

  5. A. Cohen, F. Alajaji, N. Kashyap and G. Takahara, ``LP Decoding for Joint Source-Channel Codes and for the Non-Ergodic Polya Channel,'' IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 12, No. 9, pp. 678-680, September 2008.   PDF

  6. H. Al-Lawati and F. Alajaji, ``On Decoding Binary Perfect and Quasi-Perfect Codes Over Markov Noise Channels,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 873-878, April 2009.   PDF

  7. C. Pimentel and F. Alajaji, ``Packet-Based Modeling of Reed-Solomon Block Coded Correlated Fading Channels via a Markov Finite Queue Model,'' IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 58, No. 7, pp. 3124-3136, September 2009.   PDF

  8. H. Al-Lawati, F. Alajaji and C. Pimentel, ``On Symbol versus Bit Interleaving for Block Coded Binary Markov Channels,'' IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 59, No. 5, pp. 2582-2588, June 2010.   PDF

  9. C. Pimentel, F. Alajaji and P. Melo, ``A Discrete Queue-Based Model for Capturing Memory and Soft-Decision Information in Correlated Fading Channels,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 60, No. 6, pp. 1702-1711, June 2012.   PDF

  10. G. Azar and F. Alajaji, ``On the Equivalence Between Maximum Likelihood and Minimum Distance Decoding for Binary Contagion and Queue-Based Channels with Memory,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 63, No. 1, pp. 1-10, January 2015.   PDF

  11. P. Melo, C. Pimentel and F. Alajaji, ``LDPC Decoding over Non-Binary Queue-Based Burst Noise Channels,'' IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 65, No. 1, pp. 452-457, January 2016.   PDF


Conference Papers:    (In reverse chronological order)

  1. G. Azar and F. Alajaji. ``When are Maximum Likelihood and Minimum Distance Decoding Equivalent for Contagion Channels with Memory ? Proceedings of the Thirteenth Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Toronto, June 2013.   PDF

  2. W.-C. Chang, P.-N. Chen, F. Alajaji, C.-H. Wang and S.-W. Wang, ``A Throughput-Optimizing Power Allocation Policy for Parallel Gaussian Channels Under Finite-Length and Fixed-Rate Coding Constraints,'' Recent Results Poster Session, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, July-August 2011.

  3. C. Pimentel, F. Alajaji and P. Melo, ``A Discrete Queue-Based Model for Soft-Decision Demodulated Correlated Fading Channels,'' Proceedings of the IEEE 73rd Semiannual Vehicular Technology Conference, Spring 2011, Budapest, Hungary, May 2011.   PDF

  4. C. Pimentel and F. Alajaji, ``A Discrete Channel Model for Capturing Memory and Soft-Decision Information: A Capacity Study,'' Proceedings of the Communications Theory Symposium, IEEE International Conference on Communications, Dresden, Germany, June 2009.   PDF

  5. A. Cohen, F. Alajaji, N. Kashyap and G. Takahara, ``LP Decoding for Joint Source-Channel Codes and for the Non-Ergodic Polya Channel,'' Recent Results Poster Session, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Toronto, July 2008.   PDF

  6. C. Pimentel and F. Alajaji, ``Packet-Based Markov Modeling of Reed-Solomon Block Coded Correlated Fading Channels,'' Proceedings of the Ninth IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, Recife, Brazil, July 2008.   PDF

  7. H. Al-Lawati, F. Alajaji and C. Pimentel, ``When Can Interleaving Be Avoided for Reed-Solomon Coded Binary Markov Channels ?'' Proceedings of the IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing, Victoria, BC, August 2007.   PDF

  8. H. Al-Lawati and F. Alajaji, ``On Decoding Binary Quasi-Perfect Codes Over Markov Noise Channels,'' Proceedings of the Tenth Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Edmonton, June 2007.   PDF

  9. F. Behnamfar, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Improved Lower Bounds for the Error Rate of Linear Block Codes,'' Proceedings of the Fourty-Third Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, September 2005.   PDF

  10. L. Zhong, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``A Queue-Based Model for Wireless Rayleigh Fading Channels with Memory,'' Proceedings of the IEEE 62nd Semiannual Vehicular Technology Conference, Fall 2005, Dallas, Texas, September 2005.   PDF

  11. C. Nicola, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Decoding LDPC Codes Over Binary Channels with Additive Markov Noise,'' Proceedings of the Ninth Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Montreal, June 2005.   PDF

  12. F. Behnamfar, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Bonferroni-Type Bounds on the Frame and Bit Error Rates of Coded AWGN and Block Rayleigh Fading Channels,'' Proceedings of the 22nd Biennial Symposium on Communications, Queen's University, Kingston, June 2004.   PDF

  13. F. Behnamfar, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Error Analysis of Space-Time Codes for Slow Rayleigh Fading Channels,'' Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Yokohama, Japan, June-July 2003.   PDF

  14. L. Zhong, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``A Comparative Study of Burst-Noise Communication Channel Models,'' Proceedings of the 21st Biennial Symposium on Communications, Queen's University, Kingston, June 2002.   PDF

  15. L. Zhong, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``A Model for a Binary Burst-Noise Channel Based on a Finite Queue,'' Proceedings of the 2001 Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Vancouver, June 2001.   PDF

  16. T. Fuja and F. Alajaji, ``The Rate/Performance Tradeoffs of Focused Error Control Codes,'' Proceedings of the 1990 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, San Diego, CA, January 1990.   PDF


Technical Reports:    (In reverse chronological order)

  1. H. Al-Lawati, F. Alajaji and C. Pimentel, ``Performance of Interleaved Non-Binary Block Codes Over Binary Channels with Memory,'' Mathematics and Engineering Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, September 2007.   PDF

  2. F. Alajaji and T. Fuja, ``The Performance of Focused Error Control Codes,'' Institute for Systems Research Tech. Rep. TR 90-65, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, October 1990.   PDF

  3. F. Alajaji, On the Performance of Focused Error Control Codes, M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, June 1990.   PDF


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