Farshad Lahouti

Electrical Engineering Department

California Institute of Technology

Research Interests

Coding and information theory, signal processing and communication theory with applications to wireless networks, machine learning and man-machine symbiosis, and biological and neuronal networks.

Professional Interest: Management of technological innovation

Teaching

·         New! EE163B: Enabling Innovations for Next Generation Networks [link]

·         EECS147: Digital Ventures Design [link]

·         EE163A: Communication Theory

·         CS145: Networking

Recent Results

Communications, Coding and Information Theory

·         M. Ebrahimi, F. Lahouti, V. Kostina, “Coded random access design for constrained outage,” IEEE Int. Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Germany, 2017.

·         R. Joda, F. Lahouti, E. Erkip, “Distortion-Power Tradeoffs in Quasi-Stationary Source Transmission Over Delay and Buffer Limited Block Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2016.

·         A. Sadeghi, M. Luvisotto, F. Lahouti, S. Vitturi, M. Zorzi “Statistical QoS analysis of full-duplex and half-duplex heterogeneous cellular networks,” IEEE Int. Conf. Communications, Malaysia, 2016.

·         M. Luvisotto, A. Sadeghi, F. Lahouti, S. Vitturi, M. Zorzi “RCFD: A frequency-based channel access scheme for full-duplex wireless networks,” IEEE Int. Conf. Communications, Malaysia, 2016.

·         A. Sadeghi, M. Zorzi, F. Lahouti, “Analysis of key generation rate from wireless channel in in-band full-duplex communications,” IEEE Int. Conf. Communications, Malaysia, 2016.

·         P. Tehrani, F. Lahouti, M. Zorzi, “Resource allocation and scheduling in OFDMA networks with half-duplex and imperfect full-duplex users,” IEEE Int. Conf. Communications, Malaysia, 2016.

·         M. K. Izadinasab, F. Lahouti, B. Hassibi, “Robust causal transform coding for LQG systems with delay loss in communications,” American Control Conference, Boston, USA, 2016.

·         A. Azari, J. Harsini, F. Lahouti, “Power allocation in multi-hop OFDM transmission systems with amplify-and-forward relaying: A unified approach,” Physical Communication, 2016.

·         A. Sadeghi, F. Lahouti, M. Zorzi, “Constellation shaping and LDPC coding in a bidirectional full duplex communication,” IEEE Global Communications Conference, 2015.

·         R. Joda, E. Erkip, F. Lahouti, “Wyner-Ziv Source coding with feedback and uncertain side information,” IEEE Iran Workshop on Communication and Information Theory, May 2015.

·         A. Azari, J. S. Harsini, F. Lahouti, “Performance analysis of ad-hoc routing in heterogeneous clustered multi-hop wireless networks,” Computer Networks, vol. 80, pp. 143-154, 2015.

·         H. Esfahanizadeh, F. Lahouti, B. Hassibi, “A matrix completion approach to linear index coding problem,” IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW), Australia, Nov., 2014.

Signal Processing, Machine Learning and Optimization

·         F. Lahouti, B. Hassibi, “Fundamental limits of budget-fidelity trade-off in label crowdsourcing, Thirtieth Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), Barcelona, Spain, 2016.

·         F. Lahouti, “Fundamental limits of crowdsourcing,” Information Theory & Applications, San Diego, CA, 2016.

·         R. Hassani Etemad, F. Lahouti, “Resilient decentralized consensus-based state estimation for smart grid in presence of false data,” IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, China, 2016.

·         L. Majzoobi, F. Lahouti, “Analysis of distributed ADMM algorithm for consensus optimization in presence of error,” IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Shanghai, China, 2016.

·         S. Rezaei, H. Radmanesh, P. Alavizadeh, H. Nikoofar, F. Lahouti, “Automatic fault detection and diagnosis in cellular networks using operations support systems data,” IEEE/IFIP Network and Operations Management Symposium, Turkey, 2016.

Biological & Neuronal Networks

·         S. Ghavami, F. Lahouti, “Abnormality detection in correlated Gaussian molecular nano-networks: Design and analysis,” IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, 2017.

·         S. Ghavami, R. Adve, F. Lahouti, “Bounds on the capacity of ASK molecular communication channels with ISI,” IEEE Global Communications Conference, 2015.

·         S. Ghavami, V. Rahmati, F. Lahouti, L. Schwabe, “'Synchrony in neuronal communication: An energy efficient scheme,” IEEE Iran Workshop on Communication and Information Theory, May 2015.

·         S. Ghavami, R. Adve, F. Lahouti, “Information rates of ASK-based molecular communication in fluid media,” To Appear, IEEE Transactions on Molecular, Biological and Multi-scale Communications.

·         S. Ghavami, O. Wolkenhauer, F. Lahouti, M. Ullah, M. Linnebacher, “Accounting for randomness in measurement and sampling in studying cancer cell population dynamics,” IET Systems Biology, vol 8, no. 5, pp. 230-241, Oct. 2014.

 

 

Contacts

125 Moore Lab, MC 136-93
California Institute of Technology
1200 E. California Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91125

Email ID at caltech.edu: lahouti
Phone: (626) 395-3474
Fax: (626) 564-9307