Publications


Thesis:

    Alsan, M., "Re-proving Channel Polarization Theorems: An Extremality and Robustness Analysis", PhD Thesis, EPFL, Jan. 2015. [Link]

Journal Proceedings:

  1. Alsan, M., Telatar, E., "A simple proof of polarization and polarization for non-stationary memoryless channels", accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, March 2015. []

  2. Alsan, M., "Extremality for Gallager’s Reliability Function E0", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol.61, no.8, pp.4277-4292, Aug. 2015. [Link]

  3. Alsan, M., Telatar, E., "Polarization Improves E0", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol.60, no.5, pp.2714-2719, May 2014. [Link]

  4. Alsan, M., "Extremal Channels of Gallager's E0 Under the Basic Polarization Transformations", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol.60, no.3, pp.1582-1591, March 2014. [Link]


Pre-prints:

  1. Alsan, M., "The Mismatched Capacity of Polar Codes", submitted to IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Recent Advances In Capacity Approaching Codes, April 2015. []

  2. Alsan, M., "The Symmetric Convex Ordering: A Novel Partial Order for B-DMCs ordering the Information Sets of Polar Codes", submitted to IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Aug. 2014. []


Conference Proceedings:

  1. Alsan, M., Telatar, E., "Polarization as a novel architecture to boost the classical mismatched capacity of B-DMCs", IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Hobart, Nov. 2014. [Link]

  2. Alsan, M., "Universal polar decoding with channel knowledge at the encoder", IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Hobart, Nov. 2014. [Link]

  3. Alsan, M., Telatar, E., "A simple proof of polarization and polarization for non-stationary channels", IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Honolulu, July 2014. [Link]

  4. Alsan, M., "A novel partial order for the information sets of polar codes over B-DMCs", IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Honolulu, July 2014. [Link]

  5. Alsan, M., "A lower bound on achievable rates by polar codes with mismatch polar decoding", IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Sevilla, Sept. 2013. [Link]

  6. Alsan, M., Telatar, E., "Polarization improves E0", IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Istanbul, July 2013. [Link]

  7. Alsan, M., "Properties of the polarization transformations for the likelihood ratios of symmetric B-DMCs", 13th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Toronto, June 2013. [Link]
  8. Alsan, M., "Performance of mismatched polar codes over BSCs", International Symposium on Information Theory and its Applications, Honolulu, Oct. 2012. [Link]

  9. Alsan, M., "Extremality properties for Gallager's random coding exponent", IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Boston, July 2012. [Link]