Naveen Goela      



2013: PhD received from University of California, Berkeley.
2012: Visiting scholar at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland.
2004: M. Eng. degree in Computer Science, research at M.I.T. CSAIL
2004: B.Sc. in Mathematics, received from M.I.T.
2003: B.Sc. in Computer Science, received from M.I.T.
Instructor: M.I.T. African Internet Technology Initiative, U.C. Berkeley Signal and Systems (Fourier Analysis), M.I.T. Software Design.

Recent News and Presentations:

6.2017: 2016-2017 Technicolor Visionary Award, Top Research & Innovation.
2.2017: Invited talk, ITA 2017.
4.2015: Research scientist in Machine Learning, Statistics at Technicolor Research.

Journal Publications:

[0] "DNA Storage," Science. [TBA bioRxiv 2017].
[0] "Channel Polarization, Information Density, Blackwell Measures," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. [TBA arXiv 2017]

[1] Goela, N.; Abbe, E.; Gastpar, M. C.; "Polar Codes For Broadcast Channels," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 61, no. 2, pp. 758-782, February, 2015. [IT Transactions PDF] [arXiv]
[2] Suh, C.; Goela, N.; Gastpar, M. C.; "Computation in Multicast Networks: Function Alignment and Converse Theorems," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 1866-1877, April, 2016. [arXiv]
[3] Goela, N.; Gastpar, M.; "Reduced-Dimension Linear Transform Coding of Correlated Signals in Networks," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.60, no.6, pp. 3174-3187, June 2012.
 [IEEE Explore]

Selected Conference Publications:

[0] Goela, N.; Bolot, Jean, "Advances in DNA Storage," in ITA-UCSD, Feb., 2017.
[1] Hamidi-Rad, S.; Lyons, K.; Goela, N.; , "Infrastructure-less Indoor Localization using High-Frequency Light Fingerprints", in Proc. IEEE ICASSP, March, 2017.
[2] Goela, N.; "The Structure of Polarized Channels via Explicit Parameters", in Proc. IEEE Allerton Conference, Sept., 2016.
[3] Goela, N.; "Polarized Random Variables: Maximal Correlations and Common Information," in Proc. IEEE ISIT, USA-Hawaii, 2014.
[4] Goela, N.; Abbe, E.; Gastpar, M.; , "Polar Codes For Broadcast Channels," in Proc. IEEE ISIT 2013, Istanbul, Turkey, July, 2013.
[5] Goela, N.; Suh, C.; Gastpar, M.; , "Network Coding with Computation Alignment," in Proc. IEEE ITW 2012, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sept., 2012. [PDF]
[6] Goela, N.; Abbe, E.; Gastpar, M.; , "Polar Codes for Deterministic Broadcast Channels," in Proc. International Zurich Seminar on Communications, Zurich, Switzerland, March, 2012.
[7] Jeon, S.; Goela, N.; Gastpar, M.; , "Degrees of Freedom of Sparsely Connected Wireless Networks," in Proc. International Symposium on Information Theory, Boston, USA, July, 2012.
[8] Suh, C.; Goela, N.; Gastpar, M.; , "Approximate Feedback Capacity of the Gaussian Multicast Channel," in Proc. International Symposium on Information Theory, Boston, USA, July, 2012.
[9] Reeves, G.; Goela, N.; Milosavljevic N.; Gastpar, M.; , "A Compressed Sensing Wire-tap Channel," in Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Information Theory, Paraty, Brazil, October, 2011.
[10] Goela, N.; Korada, S. B.; Gastpar, M.; , "On LP Decoding of Polar Codes," in Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Information Theory, Dublin, Ireland, August, 2010.
[11] Kirmani, A.; Goela, N.; Chatterjee, N.; Vigoda, B., "A Message-Passing Algorithm for Active Contours," in Proc. International IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Las Vegas, NV, USA, March, 2008.
[12] Goela, N.; Wilson, K; Niu, F.; Divakaran, A; Otsuka, I.; , "A Support Vector Machine Framework for Genre-Independent Scene Change Detection," in Proc. International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), Beijing, China, July, 2007.

Thesis Publications:

[1] Goela, N.; "Modern Low-Complexity Capacity-Achieving Codes For Network Communication," PhD Thesis, University of California, Berkeley, Fall, 2013.  [Thesis PDF]
[2] Goela, N.; "Visual Hull Motion Graphs: Matching and Compressing Sequences of Visual Hulls," M. Eng. Thesis Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of EECS, June, 2004.  [Thesis PDF]