Fady Alajaji - Publications

Information Theory


Journal Papers:    (In chronological order)

  1. F. Alajaji and T. Fuja, ``A Communication Channel Modeled on Contagion,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 40, pp. 2035-2041, November 1994.   PDF

  2. F. Alajaji, ``Feedback Does Not Increase the Capacity of Discrete Channels with Additive Noise,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 41, pp. 546-549, March 1995.   PDF

  3. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``Strong Converse, Feedback Capacity and Hypothesis Testing,'' Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, Vol. 18, pp. 777-785, November 1995.   PDF

  4. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``Generalized Source Coding Theorems and Hypothesis Testing: Part I -- Information Measures,'' Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 283-292, May 1998.   PDF

  5. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``Generalized Source Coding Theorems and Hypothesis Testing: Part II -- Operational Limits,'' Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, Vol. 21, No.3, pp. 293-303, May 1998.   PDF

  6. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``A Rate-Distortion Theorem for Arbitrary Discrete Sources,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 44, No. 4, pp. 1666-1668, July 1998.   PDF

  7. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``Optimistic Shannon Coding Theorems for Arbitrary Single-User Systems,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 45, No. 7, pp. 2623-2629, November 1999.   PDF

  8. H. Kuai, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``A Lower Bound on the Probability of a Finite Union of Events,'' Discrete Mathematics, Vol. 215, pp. 147-158, March 2000.   PDF

  9. F. Alajaji and N. Whalen, ``The Capacity-Cost Function of Discrete Additive Noise Channels with and without Feedback,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 1131-1140, May 2000.   PDF

  10. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``Csiszár's Cutoff Rates for Arbitrary Discrete Sources,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 330-338, January 2001.   PDF

  11. Z. Rached, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``Rényi's Divergence and Entropy Rates for Finite Alphabet Markov Sources,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 1553-1561, May 2001.   PDF

  12. F. Alajaji, P.-N. Chen and Z. Rached, ``A Note on the Poor-Verdú Upper Bound for the Channel Reliability Function,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 309-313, January 2002.   PDF

  13. F. Alajaji, P.-N. Chen and Z. Rached, ``Csiszár's Cutoff Rates for the General Hypothesis Testing Problem,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 663-678, April 2004.   PDF

  14. Z. Rached, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``The Kullback-Leibler Divergence Rate Between Markov Sources,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 50, No. 5, pp. 917-921, May 2004.   PDF

  15. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``On the Joint Source-Channel Coding Error Exponent for Discrete Memoryless Systems,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp. 1450-1468, April 2006.   PDF

  16. L. Zhong, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``A Binary Communication Channel with Memory Based on a Finite Queue,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 53, No. 8, pp. 2815-2840, August 2007.   PDF

  17. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``Joint Source-Channel Coding Error Exponent for Discrete Communication Systems with Markovian Memory,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 53, No. 12, pp. 4457-4472, December 2007.   PDF

  18. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``Joint Source-Channel Coding Excess Distortion Exponent for Some Memoryless Continuous-Alphabet Systems,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 1296-1319, March 2009.   PDF

  19. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``Error Exponents for Asymmetric Two-User Discrete Memoryless Source-Channel Coding Systems,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 1497-1518, April 2009.   PDF

  20. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Random-Coding Lower Bounds for the Error Exponent of Joint Quantization and Watermarking Systems,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 55, No. 7, pp. 3264-3283, July 2009.   PDF

  21. H. Behroozi, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``On the Optimal Performance in Asymmetric Gaussian Wireless Sensor Networks with Fading,'' IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 2436-2441, April 2010.   PDF

  22. N. Sen, F. Alajaji and S. Yüksel, ``Feedback Capacity of a Class of Symmetric Finite-State Markov Channels,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 57, No. 7, pp. 4110-4122, July 2011.   PDF

  23. H. Behroozi, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``On the Performance of Hybrid Digital-Analog Coding for Broadcasting Correlated Gaussian Sources,'' IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 59, No. 12, pp. 3335-3342, December 2011.   PDF

  24. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``A Generalized Poor-Verdú Error Bound for Multihypothesis Testing,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 58, N0. 1, pp. 311-316, January 2012.   PDF

  25. M. Gil, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Rényi Divergence Measures for Commonly Used Univariate Continuous Distributions,'' Information Sciences, Vol. 249, pp. 124-131, November 2013.   PDF

  26. N. Sen, F. Alajaji, S. Yüksel and G. Como, ``Memoryless Multiple Access Channel with Asymmetric Noisy State Information at the Encoders,'' IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 59, No. 11, pp. 7052 - 7070, November 2013.   PDF

  27. A. Abou Saleh, F. Alajaji and W.-Y. Chan, ``Compressed Sensing with Non-Gaussian Noise and Partial Support Information,'' IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 22, No. 10, pp. 1703-1707, October 2015.   PDF

  28. S. Asoodeh, M. Diaz, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Information Extraction Under Privacy Constraints,'' Information, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 1-37, doi:10.3390/info7010015, March 2016.   PDF

  29. J. Yang, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``Lower Bounds on the Probability of a Finite Union of Events,'' SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 1437-1452, doi:10.1137/15M100866X, July 2016.   PDF

  30. J. Yang, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``On Bounding the Union Probability Using Partial Weighted Information,'' Statistics and Probability Letters, Vol. 116, pp. 38-44, doi:10.1016/j.spl.2016.04.017, September 2016.   PDF, Supplement


Conference Papers:    (In reverse chronological order)

  1. J.-J. Weng, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Lossy Transmission of Correlated Sources over Two-Way Channels,'''' Proceedings of the IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, November 2017.   PDF

  2. S. Asoodeh, M. Diaz, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Privacy-Aware Guessing Efficiency,'' Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Aachen, Germany, June 2017.   PDF

  3. L. Song, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``On the Capacity of Burst Noise- Erasure Channels With and Without Feedback,'' Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Aachen, Germany, June 2017.   PDF

  4. S. Asoodeh, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Almost Perfect Privacy in Additive Gaussian Privacy Filters,'' Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Information Theoretic Security, Tacoma, Washington, August 2016.   PDF

  5. L. Song, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Adaptation is Useless for Two Discrete Additive-Noise Two-Way Channels,'' Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Barcelona, July 2016.   PDF

  6. S. Asoodeh, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Privacy-Aware MMSE Estimation,'' Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Barcelona, July 2016.   PDF

  7. S. Asoodeh, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Lossless Secure Source Coding: Yamamoto's Setting,'' Proceedings of the Fifty-Third Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, September-October 2015.   PDF

  8. S. Asoodeh, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``On Maximal Correlation, Mutual Information and Data Privacy,'' Proceedings of the Fourteenth Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, St. John's, NL, July 2015.   PDF

  9. J. Yang, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``On Bounding the Union Probability,'' Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Hong Kong, June 2015.   PDF

  10. S. Asoodeh, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Notes on Information-Theoretic Privacy,'' Proceedings of the Fifty-Second Annual Allerton Conference Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, September-October 2014.   PDF

  11. J. Yang, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``New Bounds on the Probability of a Finite Union of Events,'' Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Honolulu, Hawaii, June-July 2014.   PDF

  12. S. Asoodeh, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``An Achievability Proof for the Lossy Coding of Markov Sources with Feed-Forward,'' Proceedings of the Thirteenth Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Toronto, June 2013.   PDF

  13. N. Sen, F. Alajaji, S. Yüksel and G. Como, ``Multiple Access Channel with Various Degrees of Asymmetric State Information,'' Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Cambridge, MA, July 2012.   PDF

  14. N. Sen, G. Como, S. Yüksel and F. Alajaji, ``On the Capacity of Memoryless Finite-State Multiple Access Channels with Asymmetric Noisy State Information at the Encoders,'' Proceedings of the Forty-Ninth Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, September 2011.   PDF

  15. N. Sen, F. Alajaji and S. Yüksel, ``When Does Feedback Not Increase Capacity for Channels with Memory ?'' Proceedings of the IEEE 18th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU), Diyarbakir, Turkey, April 2010.

  16. H. Behroozi, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Broadcasting Correlated Gaussian Sources with Bandwidth Expansion,'' Proceedings of the IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Taormina, Sicily, Italy, October 2009.   PDF

  17. N. Sen, F. Alajaji and S. Yüksel, ``Feedback Capacity of a Class of Symmetric Finite-State Markov Channels,'' Proceedings of the Forty-Seventh Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, September-October 2009.   PDF

  18. H. Behroozi, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Hybrid Digital-Analog Joint-Source Channel Coding for Broadcasting Correlated Gaussian Sources,'' Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Seoul, Korea, June-July 2009.   PDF

  19. N. Sen, F. Alajaji and S. Yüksel, ``On the Feedback Capacity of a Discrete Non-Binary Noise Channel with Memory,'' Proceedings of the Eleventh Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Ottawa, May 2009.   PDF

  20. H. Behroozi, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Does Analog Transmission Achieve OPTA in an Asymmetric Gaussian Sensor Network ?'' Proceedings of the Eleventh Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Ottawa, May 2009.   PDF

  21. H. Behroozi, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``On the Optimal Power-Distortion Region for Asymmetric Gaussian Sensor Networks with Fading,'' Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Toronto, July 2008.   PDF

  22. Y. Zhong, Y. Wang, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``On the Public Information Embedding Capacity Region Under Multiple Access Attacks,'' Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Toronto, July 2008.   PDF

  23. H. Behroozi, J. Haghighat, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``On the Transmission of a Memoryless Gaussian Source Over a Memoryless Fading Channel,'' Proceedings of the 24th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Queen's University, Kingston, June 2008.   PDF

  24. Y. Wang, Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``A Sufficient Condition for Private Information Hiding of Two Correlated Sources Under Multiple Access Attacks,'' Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Nice, France, June 2007.   PDF

  25. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``Error Exponents for Asymmetric Two-User Discrete Memoryless Source-Channel Systems,'' Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Nice, France, June 2007.   PDF

  26. Y. Wang, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``A Random Coding Error Exponent for Joint Quantization and Watermarking of Gaussian Sources Under Memoryless Gaussian Attacks,'' Proceedings of the Tenth Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Edmonton, June 2007.   PDF

  27. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``Source Side Information Can Increase the Joint Source-Channel Coding Error Exponent,'' Proceedings of the Tenth Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Edmonton, June 2007.   PDF

  28. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``On the Excess Distortion Exponent for Memoryless Gaussian Source-Channel Pairs,'' Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Seattle, July 2006.   PDF

  29. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``A Type Covering Lemma and the Excess Distortion Exponent for Coding Memoryless Laplacian Sources,'' Proceedings of the 23rd Biennial Symposium on Communications, Queen's University, Kingston, May-June 2006.   PDF

  30. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``On the Joint Source-Channel Coding Error Exponent for Systems with Memory,'' Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Adelaide, Australia, September 2005.   PDF

  31. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``When Does Joint Source-Channel Coding Outperform Tandem Coding for Systems with Markovian Memory ?'' Proceedings of the Ninth Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Montreal, June 2005.
  32. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``On the Computation of the Joint Source-Channel Error Exponent for Memoryless Systems,'' Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Chicago, June-July 2004.   PDF

  33. L. Zhong, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``An Approximation of the Gilbert-Elliott Channel via a Queue-Based Channel Model,'' Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Chicago, June-July 2004.   PDF

  34. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``When Is Joint Source-Channel Coding Worthwhile: An Information Theoretic Perspective,'' Proceedings of the 22nd Biennial Symposium on Communications, Queen's University, Kingston, June 2004.   PDF

  35. L. Zhong, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``A Queue-Based Model for Binary Communication Channels,'' Proceedings of the Forty-First Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, October 2003.   PDF

  36. F. Alajaji, P.-N. Chen and Z. Rached, ``Csiszár's Hypothesis Testing Reverse Cutoff Rate for General Sources with Memory,'' Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Yokohama, Japan, June-July 2003.   PDF

  37. F. Alajaji, P.-N. Chen and Z. Rached, ``Csiszár's Forward Cutoff Rate for Testing Between Two Arbitrary Sources,'' Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Lausanne, Switzerland, June-July 2002.   PDF

  38. Z. Rached, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``A Formula for the Divergence Rate Between Discrete Markov Sources,'' Proceedings of the Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, March 2002.   PDF

  39. F. Alajaji, P.-N. Chen and Z. Rached, ``On the Poor-Verdú Conjecture for the Reliability Function of Channels with Memory,'' Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Washington DC, June 2001.   PDF

  40. Z. Rached, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``On the Rényi Divergence Rate for Finite Alphabet Markov Sources,'' Proceedings of the International Symposium on Information Theory and Its Applications, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 2000.   PDF

  41. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``General Formulas for Csiszár's Source Coding Cutoff Rates,'' Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Sorrento, Italy, June 2000.   PDF

  42. Z. Rached, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``Rényi's Entropy Rate for Discrete Markov Sources,'' Proceedings of the Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, The John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, March 1999.   PDF

  43. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``On the Optimistic Capacity of Arbitrary Channels,'' Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, MIT, Boston, MA, August 1998.   PDF

  44. H. Kuai, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``A Lower Bound on the Probability of a Finite Union of Events with Applications,'' Proceedings of the 19th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, June 1998.   PDF

  45. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``Generalization of Information Measures,'' Proceedings of the International Symposium on Information Theory and Its Applications, Victoria, BC, September 1996.   PDF

  46. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``The Reliability Function of Arbitrary Channels With and Without Feedback,'' Proceedings of the 18'th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, June 1996.   PDF

  47. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``Strong Converse, Feedback Capacity and Hypothesis Testing,'' Proceedings of the Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, The John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, March 1995.   PDF

  48. F. Alajaji and T. Fuja, ``Effect of Feedback on the Capacity of Discrete Additive Channels with Memory,'' Proceedings of the 1994 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Trondheim, Norway, June 1994.   PDF

  49. F. Alajaji and T. Fuja, ``Feedback Can Increase the Capacity-Cost Function of Discrete Channels with Memory,'' Proceedings of the Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, March 1994.   PDF

  50. F. Alajaji, ``Feedback Capacity of Discrete Additive Channels,'' Proceedings of the Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, The John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, March 1993.   PDF

  51. F. Alajaji and T. Fuja, ``A Communication Channel Modeled By the Spread of Disease,'' Proceedings of the 1993 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, San Antonio, Texas, USA, January 1993.   PDF


Technical Reports:    (In reverse chronological order)

  1. J. Yang, F. Alajaji and G. Takahara, ``A Short Survey on the Union Probability Using Partial Information,'' Mathematics and Engineering Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, October 2017.   PDF

  2. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``A Generalized Poor-Verdú Error Bound for Multihypothesis Testing and the Channel Reliability Function,'' Mathematics and Engineering Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, July 2011.   PDF

  3. Y. Zhong, Y. Wang, F. Alajaji and T. Linder, ``Inner and Outer Bounds for the Public Information Embedding Capacity Region Under Multiple Access Attacks,'' Mathematics and Engineering Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, March 2010.   PDF

  4. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``On the Joint Source-Channel Coding Excess Distortion Exponent for Memoryless Continuous-Alphabet Systems,'' Mathematics and Engineering Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, July 2008.   PDF

  5. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``Coding Error Exponents for Asymmetric Two-User Discrete Memoryless Source-Channel Systems,'' Mathematics and Engineering Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, March 2007.   PDF

  6. Y. Zhong, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``On the Joint Source-Channel Coding Error Exponent for Discrete Memoryless Systems: Computation and Comparison with Separate Coding,'' Mathematics and Engineering Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, December 2005.   PDF

  7. Z. Rached, F. Alajaji and L. L. Campbell, ``A Formula for the Kullback-Leibler Divergence Rate Between Discrete Markov Sources,'' Mathematics and Engineering Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, November 2003.   PDF

  8. F. Alajaji, P.-N. Chen and Z. Rached, ``Csiszár's Hypothesis Testing Cutoff Rates for Arbitrary Sources with Memory,'' Mathematics and Engineering Technical Report, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, December 2002.   PDF

  9. F. Alajaji, New Results on the Analysis of Discrete Communication Channels with Memory, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Electrical Engineering, Institute for Systems Research Thesis Report Ph.D. 94-8, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, June 1994.   PDF

  10. P.-N. Chen and F. Alajaji, ``Strong Converse, Feedback Capacity and Hypothesis Testing,'' Institute for Systems Research Tech. Rep. TR 94-65, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, May 1994.   PDF

  11. F. Alajaji, ``Feedback Does Not Increase the Capacity of Discrete Channels with Additive Noise,'' Institute for Systems Research Tech. Rep. TR 93-79, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, November 1993.   PDF

  12. F. Alajaji and T. Fuja, ``A Communication Channel Modeled on Contagion,'' Institute for Systems Research Tech. Rep. TR 93-78, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, August 1993.   PDF


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