Conference publications:

  • G. Arslan and S. Yuksel, "Distributionally Consistent Price Taking Equilibria in Stochastic Dynamic Games", CDC'17.
  • C. Kawan and S. Yuksel, "Metric and topological entropy bounds on state estimation for stochastic nonlinear systems", ISIT 2017.
  • S. Yuksel, "Stochastic Stability of Non-Markovian Processes and Adaptive Quantizers", ISIT 2017.
  • S. Saritas, S. Yuksel and S. Gezici, "Nash and Stackelberg Equilibria for Dynamic Cheap Talk and Signaling Games", ACC 2017.
  • C. Kawan and S. Yuksel, "Invariance and Stationarity in Non-Linear Networked Control: Deterministic and Stochastic Formulations", CDC 2016.
  • N. Saldi, S. Yuksel, and T. Linder ``Finite Model Approximations and Asymptotic Optimality of Quantized Policies in Decentralized Stochastic Control'', CDC 2016.
  • S. Yuksel and N. Saldi, " Convex Analysis in Decentralized Stochastic Control and Strategic Measures'', CDC 2016.
  • S. Yuksel and N. Saldi, "Strategic Measures Approach To Decentralized Stochastic Control",  Allerton 2016.
  • S. Yuksel, "Stationarity and Ergodicity of Stochastic Non-Linear Systems Controlled over Communication Channels", ISIT 2016
  • S. Saritas, S. Yuksel and S. Gezici, "Dynamic Signaling Games under Nash and Stackelberg Equilibria", ISIT 2016.
  • G. Baker and S. Yuksel, "Continuity and Robustness to Incorrect Priors in Estimation and Control", ISIT 2016
  • N. Saldi, S. Yuksel, and T. Linder ``Finite Model Approximations and Asymptotic Optimality of Quantized Policies in Decentralized Stochastic Control'', MTNS 2016.
  • N. Saldi, T. Linder, and S. Yuksel ``Asymptotic Optimality of Finite Representations and Quantized Policies in Team Problems and Witsenhausen's Counterexample'', ACC 2016.
  • N. Saldi, S. Yuksel, and T. Linder, "Finite-State Approximation of Markov Decision Processes with Unbounded Costs and Borel Spaces'', CDC 2015.
  • G. Arslan and S. Yuksel, "Q-Learning for Stochastic Dynamic Games", CDC 2015
  • N. Saldi, S. Yuksel, and T. Linder, "Finite-State Approximations to Constrained Markov Decision Processes with Borel Spaces'', Allerton 2015.
  • R. Wood, T. Linder and S. Yuksel, "Optimality of Walrand-Varaiya type policies and approximation results for zero delay coding of Markov sources", ISIT 2015.
  • S. Sarıtaş, S. Yuksel, and S. Gezici, "On multi-dimensional and noisy quadratic signaling games," ACC 2015.
  • N. Saldi, T. Linder, and S. Yuksel "On Finite State-Action Approximation of Markov Decision Processes with General State and Action Spaces'', ACC 2015.
  • N. Saldi, T. Linder, S. Yuksel, "Asymptotic Optimality of Quantized Control in Markov Decision Processes", IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, 2014 
  • A. Gupta, S. Yuksel, T. Basar, "On the Existence of Optimal Strategies in a Class of Dynamic Stochastic Teams", IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, 2014.  
  • N. Saldi, T. Linder and S. Yuksel, "Randomized Source Coding with Limited Common Randomness" Allerton Conference, 2014.
  • A. Gupta, S. Yuksel, T. Basar and C. Langbort, "On the Existence of Optimal Strategies in Static and Dynamic Teams", ACC 2014. 
  • A. Mahajan, N. C. Martins and S. Yuksel,  "Static LQG Teams with Countably Infinite Players", CDC 2013. 
  • N. Saldi, T. Linder, and S. Yuksel, Approximation of stationary control policies by quantized control in Markov decision processes, Allerton Conf. 2013.
  • N. Saldi, T. Linder, and S. Yuksel, Randomized quantization and optimal design with a marginal constraint, ISIT 2013, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2013.
  • A. Mahajan, N. C. Martins, M Rotkowitz and S. Yuksel, "Information Structures in Optimal Decentralized Control", tutorial paper, CDC 2012.
  • A. Johnston and S. Yuksel, "Stochastic Stabilization of Partially Observed and Multi-Sensor Systems Driven by Gaussian Noise under Fixed-Rate Information Constraints", CDC 2012.
  • S. Yuksel and T. Linder, "On Optimal Zero-Delay Quantization of Vector Markov Sources, CDC 2012.
  • G. Arslan, F. Demirkol and S. Yuksel, "On Games with Coupled Constraints", CDC 2012.
  • S. Yuksel, "Jointly Optimal LQG Quantization and Control Policies for Multi-Dimensional Linear Gaussian Sources", Allerton Conference, October 2012.
  • N. Sen, F. Alajaji, S. Yuksel and G. Como, "Multiple Access Channel with Various Degrees of Asymmetric State Information," ISIT 2012
  • S. Yuksel, "Stochastic Stability and Ergodicity of Linear Gaussian Systems Controlled Over Discrete Channels", IEEE Conf. Decision and Control, 2011
  • A. Zaidi, S. Yuksel, T. Oechtering, M. Skoglund, "On Optimal Policies for Control and Estimation Over a Gaussian Relay Channel", IEEE CDC, 2011.
  • N. Sen, G. Como, S. Yuksel and F. Alajaji, ``On the Capacity of Memoryless Finite-State Multiple Access Channels with Asymmetric Noisy State Information at the Encoders,'' Allerton Conference, Monticello, IL, 2011.
  • S. Yuksel and T. Linder, "Optimization and Convergence of Observation Channels in Stochastic Control",  IEEE American Control Conference, 2011.
    Ali Zaidi, T. Oechtering, S. Yuksel, M. Skoglund, "Sufficient Conditions for Closed-Loop Control Over a Gaussian Relay Channel", IEEE ACC 2011.
  • S. Yuksel, "Comparison and characterization of observation channels for stochastic stabilization of noisy linear systems",  ITA Workshop, Session on D. Blackwell, Feb. 2011.
  • M. Raginsky, A. Rakhlin, S. Yuksel "Online Convex Programming and Regularization in Adaptive Control", IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC) 2010 (pdf).
  • S. Yuksel and T. Linder, "On Optimization and Convergence of Observation Channels and Quantizers in Stochastic Control", Allerton Conference, 2010 (pdf).
  • S. Yuksel, "On Optimal Causal Coding of Partially Observed Markov Sources under Classical and Non-Classical Information Structures", IEEE ISIT'10, TX (arXiv) (pdf).
  • A. Mahajan and S. Yuksel, "Measure and Cost Dependent Properties of Information Structures", IEEE American Control Conference, 2010 (pdf). 
  • A. A. Zaidi, T. J. Oechtering, M. Skoglund and S. Yuksel, "Rate sufficient conditions for closed-loop control over Half-duplex AWGN Relay Channels", in Reglermote 2010.
  • N. Sen, F. Alajaji and S. Yuksel, ``When Does Feedback Not Increase Capacity for Channels with Memory?'' IEEE Signal Proc. Comm. Conf. (SIU), Turkey, April 2010.
  • S. Yuksel, "Optimization and Convergence of Information Channels in Stochastic Control Problems", ITA Workshop, UCSD, January 2010.
  • S. Yuksel "A Random Time Stochastic Drift Result and Application to Stochastic Stabilization Over Noisy Channels", Allerton Conference, September 2009 (pdf). 
  • N. Sen, F. Alajaji and S. Yuksel "Feedback Capacity of a Class of Symmetric Finite-State Markov Channels", Allerton Conference, Illinois, USA, September 2009 (pdf).
  • S. Yuksel "Stochastic Stability of Adaptive Quantizers for Markov Sources",  IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT'09, S. Korea, June 2009 (pdf).
  • G. Como and S. Yuksel, "On the Capacity of Finite State Multiple Access Channels with Asymmetric Partial State Feedback", ConCom'09, South Korea, June 2009 (pdf).
  • S. Yuksel, "Stochastic Nestedness and the Belief Sharing Information Pattern in Decentralized Control", IEEE American Control Conf., St. Louis, MO, June 2009 (pdf).
  • S. Yuksel, "Stochastic Stabilization of a Noisy Linear System with a Fixed-Rate Adaptive Quantizer", IEEE American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 2009.
  • G. Arslan, F. Demirkol and S. Yuksel, "Power Games in MIMO Interference Systems", Gamenets, Istanbul, Turkey, May 2009 (pdf).
  • N. Sen, F. Alajaji and S. Yuksel "On the Feedback Capacity of a Discrete Non-Binary Noise Channel with Memory", Canadian Workshop Infor. Theory, May 2009 (pdf).
  • S. Yuksel, "Decentralized Computation and Communication in Stabilization of Distributed Control Systems",  Information Theory and Applications (ITA), Feb. 2009.
  • S. Yuksel, "Stochastic Nestedness and Information Analysis of Tractability in Decentralized Control", Allerton Conf. Comm., Control and Computing, September 2008 (pdf)
  • S. Yuksel, "Optimal LQG Coding and Control over Communication Channels: An Existence and an Infeasibility Result", IEEE American Control Conf., June 2008 (pdf).
  • S. Yuksel, T. Basar and S. P. Meyn "Optimal causal quantization of Markov Sources with distortion constraints", Information Theory and Appli. (ITA),  Jan. 2008 (pdf).
  • S. Yuksel, T. Basar, "Information Theoretic Study of the Signaling Problem in Decentralized Stabilization of Noisy Linear Systems"IEEE CDC, Dec. 2007 (pdf).
  • S. Yuksel, S. Tatikonda "Distributed Sensing and Control over Communication Channels and a Counterexample", Allerton Conference, September 2007.
  • G. Como, S. Yuksel, S. Tatikonda "On the Burnashev Exponent for ISI-Markov Channels", IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Nevada, Sept. 2007.
  • S. Yuksel, T. Basar "Decentralized Multi-Controller Stabilizability over Communication Channels", Proc. European Control Conference Kos, Greece, July 2007.
  • S. Yuksel and S. Tatikonda "Capacity of Markov Channels with Partial State Feedback", IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Nice, France, June 2007.
  • G. Como, S. Yuksel, S. Tatikonda "On the Burnashev Exponent for Markov Channels", IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Nice, France, June 2007.
  • S. Yuksel, T. Basar "On Causal Coding of Markovian Sources with Continuous Alphabets", IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), San Diego, CA, 2006.
  • S. Yuksel, T. Basar "Control of Multi-Dimensional Linear Systems over Noisy Channels" IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), San Diego, CA, 2006
  • S. Yuksel, H. Hindi, L. Crawford, "Optimal Tracking with Feedback-Feedforward Control Separation over a Network", IEEE ACC, June 2006 (pdf). 
  • S. Yuksel, T. Basar, "On the Absence of Rate Loss in Decentralized Sensor and Controller Structure for Asymptotic Stability", IEEE ACC, 2006 (best presentation in session) (pdf)
  • S. Yuksel, T. Basar, "Coding and Control over Discrete Noisy Forward and Feedback Channels", IEEE Conf. on Decision Control (CDC) Sevilla, Dec. 2005 (pdf).
  • S. Yuksel, T. Basar, "Achievable Rates for Stability of LTI Systems over Noisy Forward and Feedback Channels", Conf. Inform. Sci. Systems, Baltimore, Mar. 2005 (pdf). 
  • S. Yuksel, T. Basar, "Minimum Rate Coding for State Estimation over Noiseless Channels", IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Bahamas, December 2004.
  • O.C. Imer,  S. Yuksel, and  T. Basar; "Optimal Control of Dynamical Systems over Unreliable Communication Links", Nonl. Cont. Conf. NOLCOS, Germany, Sept. 2004.
  • S. Yuksel, O.C. Imer,  and  T. Basar;  Constrained State Estimation and Control over Communication Networks, Conf. Inform. Sci. Systems, Princeton, March 2004 (pdf).
  • S. Yuksel, T. Basar;  "Quantization and Coding for Decentralized LTI Systems", IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Hawaii, December 2003 (invited).
  • S. Yuksel, T. Basar;  "Quantization for LTI Systems with Noiseless Channels", IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Istanbul, June 2003.
  • S. Yuksel, T. Basar;  "State Estimation and Control for Linear Systems over Communication Networks", IEEE Conference on Control Applications, Istanbul, June 2003.
  • Mehmet A. Kutay,  H. M. Ozaktas, M. F. Erden and S. Yuksel "Discrete matrix model for synthesis of mutual intensity functions", in Proc. SPIE Vol. 4392, p. 87-98, Optical Processing and Computing: A Tribute to Adolf Lohmann, Orlando ,Florida, April 2001.
  • H. M. Ozaktas, S. Yuksel and M.A. Kutay. "Linear Algebraic Theory of Partial Coherence: Discrete Fields and Measures of Partial Coherence," 19th Congress of the International Commission for Optics August 2002, Florence, Italy.


  • Theses:
  • Ph.D. Dissertation (October 2006): "Transmission of Information in Control Systems", Electrical and Computer Eng., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Oct. 2006
  • Master's Thesis (October 2003): "State Estimation and Control for LTI Systems over Communication Channels'' Electrical and Computer Eng., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, October 2003 (pdf).
  • Bachelor's Thesis (June 2001): "Characterization of Optical Partial Coherence",  Undergraduate Senior Thesis, Electrical Eng., Bilkent University, Ankara, May 2001 (ps); related publication: H. M. Ozaktas, S. Yuksel and M.A. Kutay, "Linear algebraic theory of partial coherence: discrete fields and measures of partial coherence", J. Opt. Soc. Am. (JOSA) A, v. 19, pp. 1563-1571, 2002 (pdf).