Curriculum Vitae

Chien Yao

Ph.D Candidate

No.22, Lane 262, Sec. 2, Huansi Rd., Jhongli City, Taoyuan County 320, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

 

Personal Information

 

l   Phone: 0926-062-613 (Cellular)

l   E-mail: zyao.ee88g@nctu.edu.tw, chien.zyao@gmail.com

Education

l   Ph.D, Institute of Electronics, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, 2008.

Field: Self-Similar Traffic c Model, Distributed Detection, Information Theory.

Dissertation: "Synthesization and Decentralized Identi.cation of Self-Similar Processes".

l   M.S., Institute of Electronics, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, 1999.

Field: Solid State Physics, Surface Science, Plasma Physics

Dissertation: "Effects of Surface Excitations on the Energy Loss of Moving Charge"..

l   B.S., Dept. of Electronics Engineering, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, 1997.

Research Interest

l   Compressed Sensing

Construction of sparse dictionaries

Sparse component analysis

Lossy compression of compressed sensing measurements

Sparse sensor network

Sparse signal processing

Compressed sensing based biomedical signal processing

Sparse solutions of ill-posed problems.

l   Information Theory

Fundamental quantities of information theory.

The Central Limit theorem and the Berry-Esseen theorem.

The CEO problem in the spatial dependent environment.

Feedback channels and the directed mutual information.

Multi-terminal lossy data compression.

Timing channels and two-way channels.

Quantum information theory.

Channel reliability function and related coding problem.

Network coding.

l   Detection and Estimation

Performance analysis in wireless sensor networks.

Detection/estimation in distributed system.

Sequential detection.

l   Statistical Signal Processing

Self-similar traffic modeling.

Applications of large deviation theory and spectrum methodology.

Specialize Course

l   (Course), (Grade)

l   Probability Theory (I), (91)

l   Probability Theory (II), (92)

l   Information Theory, (93)

l   Queueing Theory, (97)

l   Detection and Estimation, (96)

l   Random Process (for Signal Processing and Estimation), (99)

l   Stochastic Processes (Markov Chains and Poison Processes), (95)

l   Advanced Probability for Communications, (97)

l   Quantum Mechanics, (99)

l   Mathematical Methods of Physics, (96)

l   Adaptive Signal Processing, (96)

l   Digital Signal Processing, (93)

l   Advanced Digital Signal Processing, (92)

l   Advanced Electrodynamics (I), (98)

l   Advanced Electrodynamics (II), (98)

l   Formal Language, (98)

 

Work Experiences

l   2008-2009, Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Computer Science, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan.

l   2002-2007, Graduate Research Assistant, Institute of Electronics, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan.

Proved the optimality of equal-threshold quantizers for a Pareto system with two sensors.

Analyzed the performance of sensor networks with distributed classification codes.

Analyzed the asymptotic relation between the mutual information and the correlation function.

Analyzed the equalization of the spatial correlated noises in the transmission of sensor networks.

l   2000-2002, Graduate Research Assistant, Lee and MTI Center for Networking Research,National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan.

Proposed a filter-based generator for self-similar traffics.

Extended the self-similarity to processes with infinite variance.

l   1999-2001, Teaching Assistant, Institute of Electronics, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan.

l   1997-1999, Graduate Research Assistant, Institute of Electronics, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan.

Derived a general expression for the di¤erential inverse mean path (DIMFP) of an electron moving parallel to the interface of two semi-finite media.

Derived  an  analytic  formulae  of  IMFP  based  on  the  local  dielectric  function approximation, the specular reflection model (SRM) and the semi-classical infinite

barrier model (SCIBM).

Analyzed the infuence of past inelastic scatterings on the instantaneous interaction

between the external electron and the solid.  Derived an analytic expression of the

corresponding stopping power.

Publication

l  Thesis

1.  Ph.D Dissertation:  "Synthesization and Decentralized Identication of Self-Similar Processes", Institute of Electronics, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, 2008.

2.  Master Dissertation:  " Effects of Surface Excitations on the Energy Loss of Moving Charge", Institute of Electronics, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, 1999.

 

l  Journal Papers

 

1.   Chien Yao, Po-Ning Chen, Tsang-Yi Wang, Yunghsiang S. Han and Pramod K. Varshney, "Performance analysis and code design for minimum hamming distance fusion in wireless sensor networks," IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 53, no. 5, pp.1716-1734, May (2007).

2.  Chien Yao, Kai-Lung Hua, Po-Ning Chen, Jin-Yuan Chen and Tihao Chiang,"A filter-based self-similar trace synthesizer," Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers (JCIE), vol. 30,no. 3, pp. 379-387, May (2007).

3.  C. M. Kwei, J. J. Chou, J. Yao, and C. J. Tung, Electronic stopping powers of solids for slow atoms,Phys. Rev. A 64, pp.0429011-0429015, Oct. (2001).

 

l  Conference Papers

 

1.  Sou-Yu Tseng, Po-Ning Chen, Yunghsiang S. Han, Tsang-Yi Wang and Chien Yao,"Equalization of the correlated additive Gaussian noises on the wireless links of sensor networks," 2006 National Symposium on Telecommunications, Wu-Sung, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan (Cheng Shiu Univ.), December 1-2 (2006).

2.  Po-Ning Chen, Tsang-Yi Wang, Yunghsiang S. Han, Pramod K. Varshney and Chien Yao, "Fault-tolerance analysis of a wireless sensor network with distributed classification codes," 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Seattle, Washington, USA, July 9-July 14 (2006).

3.  Po-Ning Chen, Tsang-Yi Wang, Yunghsiang S. Han, Pramod K. Varshney and Chien Yao, "Asymptotic analysis for minimum-Hamming-distance fusion," 2005 IEEE International Conference on Speech, Acoustics, and Signal Processing (ICASSP2005), Philadelphia, PA, USA, March 19-23 (2005).

4.  Chien Yao, Po-Ning Chen and Tihao Chiang, "Correlation approximation to the mutual information of self-similar processes," 2004 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory and its Applications, Parma, Italy, October 10-13 (2004).

5.  Jian Yao and Po-Ning Chen, "Shannon theory for hypothesis testing based on smallest decision set," 2000 Asia Pacific Conference on Multimedia Technology and Applications (APCMTA), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, December 17-19 (2000).

Reference

l  Po-Ning Chen

Professor and Chairman, Department and Institute of Communications Engineering,National Chiao-Tung University

1001 Ta-Hsueh Rd., HsinChu 30010, Taiwan.

office: ED 831

Tel: +886-3-5731670

Fax: +886-3-5710116 attn: Po-Ning Chen

E-mail: qponing@mail.nctu.edu.tw or qponing@ms28.hinet.net

l  John Kar-kin Zao

Associate professor, Department of Computer Science, National Chiao-Tung University

1001 Ta-Hsueh Rd., HsinChu 30010, Taiwan.

office: EC 527

Tel: +886-3-5712121 ext54731 (Taiwan)

Tel: +1-617-491-8692 (USA)

E-mail: jkzao@csie.nctu.edu.tw or jkzao@post.harvard.edu

l  Wen-Hsiao Peng

Assistant professor, Department of Computer Science, National Chiao-Tung University

1001 Ta-Hsueh Rd., HsinChu 30010, Taiwan.

office: EC 431

Tel   +886-3-5712121  ext56625

E-mail: pawn@mail.si2lab.org Tihao Chiang

Professor, Dept. of Electronics Engineering, National Chiao-Tung University

1001 Ta-Hsueh Rd., HsinChu 30010, Taiwan.

office: ED506

Tel :+886-351-31558

Fax:+886-357-31791

E-mail: tchiang@mail.nctu.edu.tw