Publications

Dissertations

[D1] S. Sharifi Tehrani, "Stochastic Decoding of Low-Density Parity-Check Codes", Ph.D. Dissertation, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, January 2011.

[D2] S. Sharifi Tehrani, "Performance Evaluation of Low-Density Parity-check Codes in the presence of Inter-symbol Interference, colored noise, and 1/f noise", M.Sc. Dissertation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 2005.


Journal Papers

[J1] S. Sharifi Tehrani, C. Winstead, W. J. Gross, S. Mannor, S. Howard, and V. C. Gaudet"Relaxation Dynamics in Stochastic Iterative Decoders," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 11, November 2010, pp. 5955-5961.

[J2] S. Sharifi Tehrani, A. Naderi, G.-A. Kamendje, S. Hemati, S. Mannor, and W. J. Gross, "Majority-based Tracking Forecast Memories for Stochastic LDPC Decoding," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 9, September 2010, pp. 4883-4896.

[J3] S. Sharifi Tehrani, A. Naderi, G.-A. Kamendje, S. Mannor, and W. J. Gross, "Tracking Forecast Memories for Stochastic Decoding," Invited paper by Journal of Signal Processing Systems, Special Issue on Design and Implementation, Springer Publishing, vol. 63, no. 1, April 2011, pp. 117-127 (online publication: January 2010).

[J4] S. Sharifi Tehrani, S. Mannor, and W. J. Gross, "Fully Parallel Stochastic LDPC Decoders," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 56, no. 11, November 2008, pp. 5692-5703.

[J5] S. Sharifi Tehrani, C. Jego, B. Zhu, and W. J. Gross, "Stochastic Decoding of Linear Block Codes with High-Density Parity-Check Matrices," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 56, no. 11, November 2008, pp. 5733-5739.

[J6] S. Sharifi Tehrani, W. J. Gross, and S. Mannor, "Stochastic Decoding of LDPC Codes," IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 10, no. 10, October 2006, pp. 716-718.


Conference Papers

[C1] S. Sharifi Tehrani, P. H. Siegel, S. Mannor, and W. J. Gross“Joint Stochastic Decoding of Low-Density Parity-Check Codes and Partial-Response Channels,Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS 2012), October 17-19, 2012, Quebec City, Canada (to appear).

[C2] S. Sharifi Tehrani, A. Naderi, G.-A. Kamendje, S. Mannor, and W. J. GrossTracking Forecast Memories in Stochastic Decoders ,” Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2009), April 2009, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 561 –564.

[C3] S. Sharifi Tehrani, S. Mannor, and W. J. Gross, An Area-efficient FPGA based Architecture for Fully-parallel Stochastic LDPC Decoding,” Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS 2007), October 17-19, 2007, Shanghai, China, pp. 255–260.

[C4] S. Sharifi Tehrani, S. Mannor, and W. J. Gross, Survey of Stochastic Computation on Factor Graphs, Proceedings of the 37th IEEE International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic (ISMVL 2007), May 14-16, 2007, Oslo, Norway, pp. 54–59.

[C5] S. Sharifi Tehrani, B. F. Cockburn and S. Bates, “On the Effects of Colored Noise on the Performance of LDPC Codes,” Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS 2006), October 2-4, 2006, Banff, AB, Canada, pp. 232-237.

[C6] S. Sharifi Tehrani, B. F. Cockburn and S. Bates, “Performance Evaluation of LDPC Codes in the Presence of Colored Noise,” Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Pacific Rim Conference on Communications, Computers and Signal Processing, August 24-26, 2005, Victoria, BC, Canada, pp. 81-84.

[C7] S. Sharifi Tehrani, B. F. Cockburn and S. Bates, “Performance Evaluation of LDPC Codes in the Presence of ISI with Application to 10GBASE-T Ethernet,” Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer EngineeringMay 1-4, 2005, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, pp. 2079-2082.


Workshops

[W1] S. Sharifi Tehrani, S. Mannor, and W. J. Gross "A Novel Architecture for fully-parallel Stochastic LDPC Decoders," presented at the 7th annual Analog Decoding Workshop (ADW 2008), July 12th, 2008, Logan, Utah, USA.

[W2] S. Sharifi Tehrani, W. J. Gross, and S. Mannor, "Stochastic Decoding of LDPC Codes," presented at the 6th annual Analog Decoding Workshop (ADW 2007), May 24-25, 2007, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.



Presentations

[P1] S. Sharifi Tehrani, W. J. Gross, S. Mannor, and P. H. Siegel "Stochastic Decoding of LDPC Codes," presented at the Information Theory and Applications (ITA) WorkshopUniversity of California, San Diego, CA, Feb. 2011.

[P2] S. Sharifi Tehrani,  W. J. Gross, S. Mannor, and P. H. Siegel "Low Hardware-Complexity High-Throughput Decoding of LDPC Codes," presented at the Center for Magnetic Recording Research (CMRR) Research Review, University of California, San Diego, CA, May 2010. 


Other Publications

[O1] S. Sharifi Tehrani, "Decoding LDPC Codes...the Stochastic Way," The Newsletter of the Center for Advanced Systems and Technologies in Communications (SYTACom), May 2008, pp. 6-8.