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2012

Journal Papers

N. Farsad, A. W. Eckford, S. Hiyama, and Y. Moritani, “On-chip molecular communication: Analysis and design,” IEEE Trans. Nanobioscience, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 304-314, Sep. 2012.
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K. V. Srinivas, R. S. Adve, and A. W. Eckford, “Molecular communication in fluid media: The additive inverse Gaussian noise channel,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 58, no. 7, pp. 4678-4692, Jul. 2012.
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S. Kadloor, R. S. Adve, and A. W. Eckford, “Molecular communication using Brownian motion with drift,” IEEE Trans. Nanobioscience, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 89-99, Jun. 2012.
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N. Farsad and A. W. Eckford, “Resource allocation via linear programming for fractional cooperation,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 1633-1637, May 2012.
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Conference Papers

N. Farsad, A. W. Eckford, and S. Hiyama, “Modeling and design of polygon-shaped Kinesin substrates for molecular communication,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, Birmingham, UK, 2012.
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A. W. Eckford, K. V. Srinivas, and R. S. Adve, “The peak constrained additive inverse Gaussian noise channel,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Boston, MA, 2012.
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N. Farsad, A. W. Eckford, and S. Hiyama, “A mathematical channel optimization formula for active transport molecular communication,” in Proc. 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Molecular and Nanoscale Communications, Ottawa, ON, 2012.
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2011

Journal Papers

N. Farsad, A. W. Eckford, S. Hiyama, and Y. Moritani, “Quick system design of vesicle-based active transport molecular communication by using a simple transport model,” Nano Communication Networks, doi:10.1016/j.nancom.2011.07.003, 2011.
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Conference Papers

N. Farsad, A. W. Eckford, and S. Hiyama, “Channel design and optimization of active transport molecular communication,” in Proc. 6th International ICST Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems, York, UK, 2011.
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A. Calce, N. Farsad, and A. W. Eckford, “An experimental study of fractional cooperation in wireless mesh networks,” in Proc. 22nd Annual IEEE Symposium on Personal Indoor Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), Toronto, ON, pp. 990-994, 2011.
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L. Cui and A. W. Eckford, “The delay selector channel: Definition and capacity bounds,” in Proc. 12th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Kelowna, BC, 2011.
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J. P. K. Chu, A. W. Eckford, and R. S. Adve, “Distributed optimization of the Bhattacharyya parameter in wireless relay networks,” in Proc. 12th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Kelowna, BC, 2011.
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N. Farsad, A. W. Eckford, S. Hiyama, and Y. Moritani, “A simple mathematical model for information rate of active transport molecular communication,” in Proc. 1st IEEE International Workshop on Molecular and Nano-Scale Communications, Shanghai, China, 2011.
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K. V. Srinivas, R. S. Adve, A. W. Eckford, and Y. Lostanlen, “Towards fractional cooperation in femtocells,” in Proc. 3rd CWiND International Workshop on Femtocells, Luton, UK, 2011.
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2010

Conference Papers

N. Farsad, A. W. Eckford, S. Hiyama, and Y. Moritani, “Information rates of active propagation in microchannel molecular communication,” in Proc. 5th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems, Boston, MA, USA, 2010.
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A. W. Eckford, N. Farsad, S. Hiyama, and Y. Moritani, “Microchannel molecular communication with nanoscale carriers: Brownian motion versus active transport,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, Seoul, South Korea, 2010.
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N. Farsad and A. W. Eckford, “Resource allocation via linear programming for multi-source, multi-relay wireless networks,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Cape Town, South Africa, 2010.
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S. E. T. Hadley, A. W. Eckford, and W. H. Gage, “Power saving in a biomechanical sensor network using activity detection,” in Proc. 25th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, ON, pp. 173-176, 2010.
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2009

Book Chapters

A. W. Eckford, J. P. K. Chu, and R. S. Adve, “Low-complexity strategies for cooperative communications,” Cooperative Wireless Communications, ed. Y. Zhang, H.-H. Chen, and M. Guizani, CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, pp. 53-72, 2009.
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Journal Papers

A. W. Eckford, “Ordering finite-state Markov channels by mutual information,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 55, no. 7, pp. 3081-3086, Jul. 2009.
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J. P. K. Chu, R. S. Adve, and A. W. Eckford, “Using the Bhattacharyya parameter for design and analysis of cooperative wireless systems,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 1384-1395, Mar. 2009.
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G.-S. Cheon and A. W. Eckford, “A relationship between subpermanents and the arithmetic-geometric mean inequality,” Linear Algebra and its Applications, vol. 430, pp. 114-120, Jan. 2009.
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Conference Papers

A. W. Eckford, “Timing information rates for active transport molecular communication,” in Proc. 4th International ICST Conference on Nano-Networks, Luzern, Switzerland, pp. 24-28, 2009.
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A. W. Eckford, J. P. K. Chu, and R. S. Adve, “Diversity analysis of irregular fractional cooperation,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Seoul, South Korea, pp. 704-708, 2009.
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J. P. K. Chu, A. W. Eckford, and R. S. Adve, “Optimization for fractional cooperation in multiple-source multiple-relay systems,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Dresden, Germany, 2009.
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N. Farsad and A. W. Eckford, “Low-complexity cooperation with correlated sources: Diversity order analysis,” in Proc. Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD, 2009.
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2008

Journal Papers

A. W. Eckford, J. P. K. Chu, and R. S. Adve, “Low complexity and fractional coded cooperation for wireless networks,” IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 1917-1929, May 2008.
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X. Jin. A. W. Eckford, and T. E. Fuja, “LDPC codes for non-coherent block fading channels with correlation: analysis and design,” IEEE Trans. Commun., vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 70-80, Jan. 2008.
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Conference Papers

J. P. K. Chu, A. W. Eckford, and R. S. Adve, “Characterization of relay channels using the Bhattacharyya parameter,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), New Orleans, LA, 2008.
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B. Ndzana Ndzana, A. W. Eckford, M. A. Shokrollahi, and G. I. Shamir, “Fountain codes for piecewise stationary channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Toronto, ON, pp. 2242-2246, 2008.
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A. W. Eckford and S. E. T. Hadley, “On estimating the topology of an adversarial wireless network,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, pp. 2460-2465, 2008.
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J. P. K. Chu, R. S. Adve, and A. W. Eckford, “Relay selection for low-complexity coded cooperation using the Bhattacharyya parameter,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Beijing, China, pp. 1008-1012, 2008.
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arXiv

A. W. Eckford, “Molecular communication: Physically realistic models and achievable information rates,” arXiv:0812.1554v1 [cs.IT] 8 December 2008 (submitted to IEEE Transactions on Information Theory).

2007

Journal Papers

A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “A partial ordering of general finite-state Markov channels under LDPC decoding,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 2072-2087, Jun. 2007.
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A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “On designing good LDPC codes for Markov channels,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 5-21, Jan. 2007.
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Conference Papers

A. W. Eckford, “Achievable information rates for molecular communication with distinct molecules,” in Proc. 2nd International Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems, Budapest, Hungary, 2007.
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J. P. K. Chu, R. S. Adve, and A. W. Eckford, “Fractional cooperation using coded demodulate-and-forward,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Washington, DC, pp. 4323-4327, 2007.
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J. P. K. Chu, R. S. Adve, and A. W. Eckford, “Relay selection for low-complexity coded cooperation,” in Proc. IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Washington, DC, pp. 3932-3936, 2007.
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A. W. Eckford, “Ordering finite-state Markov channels by mutual information,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Nice, France, pp. 911-915, 2007.
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A. W. Eckford, “Nanoscale communication with Brownian motion,” in Proc. Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD, pp. 160-165, 2007.
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2006

Conference Papers

W. Zhang, D. J. Costello, Jr., T. E. Fuja, G. I. Shamir, and A. W. Eckford, “Iterative estimation and decoding for Gaussian channels with abruptly changing statistics,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Seattle, WA, pp. 2466-2470, 2006.
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A. W. Eckford, J. P. K. Chu, and R. S. Adve, “Low-complexity cooperative coding for sensor networks using rateless and LDGM codes,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 1537-1542, 2006.
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A. W. Eckford and R. S. Adve, “A practical scheme for relaying in sensor networks using Repeat-Accumulate codes,” in Proc. Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Princeton, NJ, pp. 386-391, 2006.
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2005

Journal Papers

A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “Analysis of low-density parity-check codes for the Gilbert-Elliott channel,” IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 51, no. 11, pp. 3872-3889, Nov. 2005.
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Conference Papers

A. W. Eckford and W. Yu, “Density evolution for the simultaneous decoding of LDPC-based Slepian-Wolf source codes,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Adelaide, Australia, pp. 1401-1405, 2005.
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X. Jin, A. W. Eckford, and T. E. Fuja, “Analysis and design of low-density parity-check codes for non-coherent block fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Adelaide, Australia, pp. 368-372, 2005.
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A. W. Eckford, “Convergence of iterative decoding in channels with memory,” in Proc. Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD, p. 132, 2005.
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A. W. Eckford and W. Yu, “Rateless Slepian-Wolf codes,” in Proc. 39th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 1757-1761, 2005. (Invited paper.)
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W. Zhang, C. Koller, A. W. Eckford, D. J. Costello, Jr., T. E. Fuja, and G. I. Shamir, “Estimation and decoding strategies for channels with abruptly changing statistics,” in Proc. IEEE Information Theory Workshop, Rotorua, New Zealand, pp. 266-270, 2005. (Invited paper.)
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A. W. Eckford, “The factor graph EM algorithm: Applications for LDPC codes,” in Proc. 6th IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Advances for Wireless Communications (SPAWC), New York, NY, pp. 910-914, 2005. (Invited paper.)
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2004

Conference Papers

X. Jin, A. W. Eckford, and T. E. Fuja, “Design of Good Low-Density Parity-Check Codes for Block Fading Channels,” in Proc. Military Communications Conference (MILCOM), Monterey, CA, pp. 1054-1059, 2004.
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X. Jin, A. W. Eckford, and T. E. Fuja, “Analysis of joint channel estimation and LDPC decoding on block fading channels,” in Proc. International Symposium on Information Theory and its Applications, Parma, Italy, pp. 679-684, 2004.
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A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “Designing good LDPC codes for Markov-modulated channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Chicago, IL, p. 373, 2004.
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X. Jin, A. W. Eckford, and T. E. Fuja, “Analysis of LDPC decoding for correlated and uncorrelated block fading channels,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Chicago, IL, p. 375, 2004.
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A. W. Eckford, “Channel estimation in block fading channels using the factor graph EM algorithm,” in Proc. 22nd Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, ON, pp. 44-46, 2004.
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Dissertation

A. W. Eckford, Low-density parity-check codes for Gilbert-Elliott and Markov-modulated channels, Ph.D. thesis, University of Toronto, 2004.
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2003

Conference Papers

A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “On partial ordering of Markov modulated channels under LDPC decoding,” in Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Yokohama, Japan, p. 295, 2003.
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A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “Designing very good low-density parity-check codes for the Gilbert-Elliott channel,” in Proc. 8th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, Waterloo, ON, pp. 44-47, 2003.
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F. R. Kschischang and A. W. Eckford, “Low-density parity-check codes for the Gilbert-Elliott channel,” in Proc. 41st Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, pp. 1307-1316, 2003. (Invited paper.)
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2002 and earlier

Conference Papers

A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “Characterizing the Gilbert-Elliott parameter space under LDPC decoding,” in Proc. 40th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, pp. 1089-1098, 2002.
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A. W. Eckford, F. R. Kschischang, and S. Pasupathy, “Analysis of LDPC codes in channels with memory,” in Proc. 21st Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, ON, pp. 427-431, 2002.
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A. W. Eckford and S. Pasupathy, “Iterative multiuser detection with graphical modeling,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Personal Wireless Communications, Hyderabad, India, pp. 454-458, 2000.
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A. W. Eckford and S. Pasupathy, “Multiuser detection in fading channels using the EM algorithm,” in Proc. 20th Biennial Symposium on Communications, Kingston, ON, pp. 176-180, 2000.
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Dissertation

A. W. Eckford, Multiuser detection in fading channels using the EM algorithm, M.A.Sc. thesis, University of Toronto, 1999.
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