Publications

Pre-prints

  • Information-Distilling Quantizers
    B. Nazer, O. Ordentlich, and Y. Polyanskiy
    Submitted to ISIT 2017, January 2017.
    [Local PDF]   [Slides from ITA]

  • The Approximate Capacity Region of the Phase-Fading, Very Strong, K-User Gaussian Interference Channel
    M. Farag and B. Nazer
    Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, December 2016.
    [Local PDF]

  • Uplink-Downlink Duality for Integer-Forcing
    W. He, B. Nazer, and S. Shamai
    Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, October 2016, under revision.
    [arXiv]

  • A Joint Typicality Approach to Compute–Forward
    S. H. Lim, C. Feng, A. Pastore, B. Nazer, and M. Gastpar
    Submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, June 2016, under revision.
    [arXiv]   [Slides from Tufts Talk]

Book Chapters

  • Gaussian Networks
    B. Nazer and R. Zamir
    Lattice Coding for Signals and Networks, Cambridge University Press.
    [Amazon Link]

Journal Papers

  • Expanding the Compute-and-Forward Framework: Unequal Powers, Signal Levels, and Multiple Linear Combinations
    B. Nazer, V. Cadambe, V. Ntranos, and G. Caire
    IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 62, no. 9, pp. 4879-4909, September 2016.
    [IEEE Xplore]   [arXiv]   [Slides from ITA]   [MATLAB Code for Figure 4]

  • Integer-Forcing Linear Receivers
    J. Zhan, B. Nazer, U. Erez, and M. Gastpar
    IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 60, no. 12, pp. 7661-7685, December 2014.
    [IEEE Xplore]   [arXiv]   [Slides from ITA]

  • The Approximate Sum Capacity of the Symmetric K-User Gaussian Interference Channel
    O. Ordentlich, U. Erez, and B. Nazer
    IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 60, no. 6, pp. 3450-3482, June 2014.
    [IEEE Xplore]   [arXiv]   [Slides from UCSD Talk]

  • Computation Alignment: Capacity Approximation without Noise Accumulation
    U. Niesen, B. Nazer, and P. Whiting
    IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 59, no. 6, pp. 3811-3832, June 2013.
    [IEEE Xplore]   [arXiv]   [Slides from ISWCS]

  • The AWGN Red Alert Problem
    B. Nazer, Y. Shkel, and S. C. Draper
    IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 2188-2200, April 2013.
    [IEEE Xplore]   [arXiv]   [Slides from ITA]

  • Local Interference can Accelerate Gossip Algorithms
    B. Nazer, A. G. Dimakis, and M. Gastpar
    IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Gossiping Algorithms Design and Application, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 876-887, August 2011.
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • Reliable Physical-Layer Network Coding
    B. Nazer and M. Gastpar
    Proceedings of the IEEE, Special Issue on Network Coding, vol. 99, no. 3, pp. 438-460, March 2011.
    [IEEE Xplore]   [arXiv]

  • The Case for Structured Random Codes in Network Capacity Theorems
    B. Nazer and M. Gastpar
    European Transactions on Telecommunications, Special Issue on New Directions in Information Theory, vol.19, no.4, pp. 455-474, June 2008.
    [Local PDF]

  • Computation over Multiple-Access Channels
    B. Nazer and M. Gastpar
    IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Special Issue on Models, Theory, and Codes for Relaying and Cooperation in Communication Networks, vol. 53, no. 10, pp. 3498-3516, October 2007.
    [IEEE Xplore]   [Local PDF]

Selected Conference Papers

(papers not completely subsumed by journal versions)

  • Diophantine Approximation for Network Information Theory: A Survey of Old and New Results
    B. Nazer and O. Ordentlich
    Proceedings of the 54th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computation, Monticello, IL, October 2016. (Invited Paper.)
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • Integer-Forcing Source Coding: Successive Cancellation and Source-Channel Duality
    W. He and B. Nazer
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2016), Barcelona, Spain 2016.
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • The Impact of Channel Variation on Integer-Forcing Receivers
    I. El Bakoury and B. Nazer
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2015), Hong Kong, China, June 2015.
    [Local PDF, corrects inconsistency between plots and stated parameters in published version]

  • Matching Alignment
    M. Farag and B. Nazer
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2015), Hong Kong, China, June 2015.
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • Collision Scheduling for Cellular Networks
    W. He, C. Feng, C. Ionita, and B. Nazer
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2015), Hong Kong, China, June 2015.
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • Compute-and-Forward with Feedback
    O. Ordentlich, U. Erez, and B. Nazer
    Proceedings of the IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW 2015), Jerusalem, Israel, April 2015. (Invited Paper.)
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • Successive Integer-Forcing and its Sum-Rate Optimality
    O. Ordentlich, U. Erez, and B. Nazer
    Proceedings of the 51st Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computation, Monticello, IL, October 2013.
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • Integer-Forcing Interference Alignment
    V. Ntranos, V. R. Cadambe, B. Nazer, and G. Caire
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2013), Istanbul, Turkey July 2013.
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • Feedback Interference Alignment: Exact Alignment for Three Users in Two Time Slots
    V. Ntranos, V. R. Cadambe, B. Nazer, and G. Caire
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2013), Budapest, Hungary, June 2013.
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • Relays that Cooperate to Compute
    M. Nokleby, B. Nazer, B. Aazhang, and N. Devroye
    Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS 2012), Paris, France, August 2012. (Invited Paper.)
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • Successive Compute-and-Forward
    B. Nazer
    Proceedings of the 22nd Biennial International Zurich Seminar on Communication (IZS 2012), Zurich, Switzerland, March 2012. (Invited Paper.)
    [Local PDF]   [Slides]

  • Error Mitigation in Digital Logic using a Feedback Equalization with Schmitt Trigger (FEST) Circuit
    Z. Takhirov, B. Nazer, and A. Joshi
    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED 2012), Santa Clara, CA, March 2012.
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • On the Cooperative Red Alert Exponent for the AWGN-MAC with Feedback
    Y. Shkel, S. C. Draper, and B. Nazer
    Proceedings of the 49th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computation, Monticello, IL, September 2011.
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • Practical Code Design for Compute-and-Forward
    O. Ordentlich, J. Zhan, U. Erez, M. Gastpar, and B. Nazer
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2011), St. Petersburg, Russia, August 2011.
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • Integer-Forcing Architectures for MIMO: Distributed Implementation and SIC
    J. Zhan, B. Nazer, O. Ordentlich, U. Erez, and M. Gastpar
    Proceedings of the 44th Annual IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Monterey, CA, October 2010. (Invited Paper.)
    [IEEE Xplore]

  • Sparse Interactions: Identifying High-Dimensional Multilinear Systems via Compressed Sensing
    B. Nazer and R. D. Nowak
    Proceedings of the 48th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computation, Monticello, IL, September 2010.
    [IEEE Xplore]   [Slides]

  • Structured Superposition for Backhaul Constrained Cellular Uplink
    B. Nazer, A. Sanderovich, M. Gastpar, and S. Shamai
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2009), Seoul, Korea, June 2009.
    [IEEE Xplore]    [Slides]

  • Structured Random Codes and Sensor Network Coding Theorems
    B. Nazer and M. Gastpar
    Proceedings of the 20th Biennial International Zurich Seminar on Communication (IZS 2008), Zurich, Switzerland, March 2008. (Invited Paper.)
    [Local PDF]

  • Lattice Coding Increases Multicast Rates for Gaussian Multiple-Access Networks
    B. Nazer and M. Gastpar
    Proceedings of the 45th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computation, Monticello, IL, September 2007.
    [Local PDF]   [Slides]

  • Computing over Multiple-Access Channels with Connections to Wireless Network Coding
    B. Nazer and M. Gastpar
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2006), Seattle, WA, July 2006.
    [IEEE Xplore]   [Slides]

  • Reliable Computation over Multiple-Access Channels
    B. Nazer and M. Gastpar
    Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computation, Monticello, IL, September 2005.
    [Local PDF]   [Slides]

Dissertation

  • Exploiting Interference through Algebraic Structure
    B. Nazer
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Ph.D. Thesis, University of California, Berkeley, Fall 2009.
    [Local PDF]   [Slides]