2021 Workshop on Coding, Cooperation, and Security in Modern Communication Networks (COCO)


The 2021 Workshop on Coding, Cooperation, and Security in Modern Communication Networks (COCO 2021) will take place online on Zoom on

  • Monday July 5th at 08:30-12:00 (Germany time)
  • Monday July 19th at 13:00-17:00 (Germany time).

This event is part of a German Israeli Project Cooperation of TUM and Ben Gurion University supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

Workshop Chairs:
Gerhard Kramer, Antonia Wachter-Zeh (TUM), Haim Permuter, Moshe Schwartz (BGU)

Topics of interest

  • Information Theory (IT)
  • Coding Theory (CT)
  • Machine Learning for IT, CT and Communication

Online Venue

  • For security reasons, a Zoom link will be sent privately to all participants by email by Sunday July 4, 2021.


Monday 5.7.2021 at 8:30-12:00 (Germany time)

(9:30-13:00 Israel time)

8:30 - 8:40 Greetings

Time Session 1 Chair: Antonia Wachter-Zeh
8:40  Hedongliang Liu Lifted Codes for Local Correction
9:10  Mustafa Coskun Polar Code Design for SCL Decoding: An Information-Theoretic Perspective
9:40 Christian Deppe Identification over the Gaussian Channel in the Presence of Feedback
10:10 Break  
  Session 2 Chair: Moshe Schwartz
10:30 Eli Shmuel The Feedback Capacity of Noisy Output is the STate (NOST) Channels
11:00 Ziv Aharoni Information theoretic method for prediction of time-dependent stochastic processes with causally conditioned side information
11:30 Uzi Pereg An Information-Theoretic Perspective on Quantum Repeaters
12:00 See you in two weeks!   


Monday 19.7.2021 at 13:00-17:00 (Germany time)

(14:00-18:00 Israel time)
  Session 1 Chair: Gerhard Kramer
13:00 Han Cai A construction of maximally recoverable codes with order-optimal field size
13:30 Roberto Ferrara / Mattia Spandri Reed-Muller Identification
14:00  Haider Al Kim GV bound comparison for combined error-correcting and partially-defect-masking code constructions
14:30 Break  
  Session 2 Chair: Haim Permuter
15:00  Hengjia Wei  Improved Coding over Sets for DNA Data Storage
15:30 Mohammad Javad Salariseddigh Deterministic Identification Over Poisson Channels
16:00 Dor Tsur Estimating the capacity of discrete channels with memory via DINE
16:30 Bashar Huleihe Computable upper bounds on the capacity of finite-state channels
17:00 Goodbye!  

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