2018 Munich Doctoral Seminar on Communications (MSC)

The 2018 Munich Doctoral Seminar on Communications takes place on July 19-20, 2018. The seminar consists of invited talks in the areas of information theory, coding and communications, and several poster sessions. We look forward to seeing you in Munich!


Prof. Han Vinck (Univ. Duisburg-Essen)
Prof. Frans M.J. Willems (TU Eindhoven)

TUM Researchers:
Ali Rana Amjad, Amir Ahmadian, Antonia Wachter-Zeh, Benedikt Leible, Christian Deppe, Delcho Donev, Fabian Steiner, Gerhard Kramer, Ginni Khanna, Hedongliang Liu, Joachim Hagenauer, Julian Renner, Lars Palzer, Lukas Holzbaur, Marcin Pikus, Mari Kobayashi, Markus Staudacher, Minglai Cai, Onur Günlü, Patrick Schulte, Peihong Yuan, Sebastian Baur, Sven Punchinger, Tasnad Kernetzky, Thomas Wiegart, Tobias Fehenberger, Tobias Prinz, Wafa Labidi

Patrick Schulte, Gerhard Kramer

Workshop Program

Thursday 19.07.2018
Time Speaker Talk Title  
9:15 Patrick & Gerhard Welcome
9:25 Onur Günlü Positive Rate in the Multiple Round Key Agreement Problem
9:50 Lukas Holzbaur Private Streaming with Convolutional Codes
10:15 Tobias Fehenberger Multiset-Partition Distribution Matching
10:40   Poster Session 1 & Coffee
12:00   Lunch
13:15 Han Vinck (Univ. Duisburg-Essen) Information Theory and Powerline Communications: Some Aspects
14:00   Coffee Break
14:25 Sven Puchinger Twisted Codes in the McEliece Cryptosystem
14:50 Tasnad Kernetzky Optical Waveguide Modes and How to Compute Them
15:15   Poster Session 2 & Coffee
17:00   Dinner
Friday 20.07.2018
Time Speaker Talk Title
9:25 Mari Kobayashi Joint State Sensing and Communication: Optimal Tradeoff for a Memoryless Case
10:05 Antonia Wachter-Zeh Challenges of Post-Quantum Cryptography
10:40   Poster Session 3 & Coffee
12:00   Lunch
13:15 Frans Willems (TU Eindhoven)  
14:00   Coffee Break
14:25 Marcin Pikus
Multi-Composition Distribution Matching
14:50 Ali Rana Amjad Co-clustering via Information Theoretic Markov Aggregation


Poster Sessions


Poster Session Speaker Poster Title
Session 1 Lars Palzer  
  Patrick Schulte Joint FEC and shaping code decoding for Probabilistic Amplitude Shaping
  Benedikt Leible Soliton Transmission with 5 Eigenvalues over 2000km of Raman-Amplified Fiber
  Sebastian Baur Secure Storage for Identification
  Fabian Steiner Blind Decoding-Metric Estimation for Probabilistic Shaping via Expectation Maximization
Session 2

Ginni Khanna

Digital pre-distortion for optical transponders
  Markus Staudacher Orthogonal Time Frequency Space Modulation
  Delcho Donev Surface and Intersection Area of Spherical Caps on a n-dimensional Hypersphere
  Thomas Wiegert Polar Code Design for Parallel Channels
  Minglai Cai Message Transmission over Classical Quantum Channels with a Jammer with Side Information: Message Transmission Capacity and Resources
Session 3 Julian Renner Repairing the Faure-Loidreau Public-Key Cryptosystem
  Tobias Prinz Successive Cancellation List Decoding of BMERA Codes
  Peihong Yuan Flexible IR-HARQ Scheme for Polar-Coded Modulation
  Wafa Labidi LDPC Decoding for Constant Composition Subcode
  Hedongliang Liu Locality in Crisscross Error Correction


Workshop Venue

The talks will take place in Room N2408 (2nd Floor), Building N4, TUM main campus at Theresienstrasse 90, 80290, Munich.