Biography and Contact Information




Insitute of Communications and Navigation, German Aerospace Center

Muenchenestr. 20, 82234, Wessling (DE)

Tel: +49 8153 28-1881
E-Mail: gianluigi.liva@dlr.de

  • Born in Spilimbergo, Italy, on July 23rd, 1977.
  • M.S. and the Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Bologna (Italy) in 2002 and 2006.
  • Since 2003 investigating channel codes for high data rate CCSDS (Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems) missions, in collaboration with the European Space Operations Centre of the European Space Agency (ESA-ESOC). In 2004-2005 researching at the University of Arizona in Tucson, designing low-complexity error correcting codes for space communications.
  • Since 2006 with the Institute of Communications and Navigation at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), currently leading the Information Transmission group.
  • In 2010 appointed lecturer for channel coding at the Institute for Communications Engineering (LNT), Technische Universität München (TUM). In 2012 and 2013 lecturing for channel coding at the Nanjing University of Science and Technology (China). Since 2014 lecturer for channel codes with iterative decoding at the Institute for Communications Engineering (LNT), Technische Universität München (TUM).
  • Italian National Scientific Habilitation (ASN) as Full Professor in Telecommunication Engineering in July 2017.
  • Main research interests: Satellite communications, random access techniques, error control coding and post-quantum cryptography.
  • Database of good short error correcting codes at pretty-good-codes.org.

Teaching

  • Lecturer for the course "Radio Communication Systems", University of Bologna (2005)
  • Lecturer for the course "Channel Coding" at the Institute for Communications Engineering of the Munich University of Technology (2010)
  • Guest lecturer for the course "Channel Coding" at the Nanjing University of Science and Technology (2012-2013)
  • Lecturer for the course "Channel Codes for Iterative Decoding" at the Institute for Communications Engineering of the Munich University of Technology (2014-present)

Invited Talks, Lectures and Tutorials

11.02.2019 Bounds on the Rate of Coded Slotted Aloha over the On-Off Fading Channel UCSD Information Theory and Applications Workshop (Invited talk)
13.12.2018 Short-Packet Transmission: Fundamentals and Practical Coding Schemes, with G. Durisi and F. Steiner IEEE Globecom 2018 (Tutorial) [DOWNLOAD]
16.05.2018 Modern Random Access Protocols IEEE Communication Theory Workshop, Miramar Beach, Florida (Invited talk)
15.04.2018 Channel Codes for Short Blocks: A Survey, with F. Steiner IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Barcelona (Tutorial)
20.03.2018 Multi-Edge Type LDPC Code Design for the McEliece Cryptosystem 1st AAU Workshop on Future Topics in Satellite Communications, Aalborg (Invited talk)
02.11.2017 Advances in Random Access Protocols for Satellite Communications NSF Workshop on Low-Latency Wireless Random-Access, MIT, Boston (Invited talk)
06.02.2017 Channel Codes for Short Blocks: A Survey, with F. Steiner 11th International ITG Conference on Systems, Communications and Coding, Hamburg (Tutorial) [DOWNLOAD]
29.06.2016 Code Design for Short Blocks: A Survey FANTASTIC 5G - Ultra-Reliable and Mission Critical Communication Workshop, Athens (Invited talk)
12.2015 12.2016 12.2017 Channel Coding in Space Communications Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg (Invited lectures)
09.10.2015 Evolution of Small Data Communication Networks Trends in Communications Seminar, University of Bologna, Bologna (Invited talk)
18.02.2015 On the Performance of Slotted Aloha with Receiver Diversity First BioSense Scientific Workshop, Novi Sad (Invited talk)
19.11.2014 Spatially-Coupled Coded Slotted Aloha "Spatially-coupled LDPC codes: introduction, theoretical advances and practical applications" Workshop - GdR ISIS (Information, Signal, Image et ViSion), Paris (Invited talk)
08.10.2014 Code Design in the Short Block Length Regime ITG Fachgruppe „Angewandte Informationstheorie” - Technische Universität München, Munich (Tutorial)
05.06.2014 Coded Slotted ALOHA: A Graph-Based Method for Uncoordinated Multiple Access Institute for Telecommunications Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide (Invited talk)
26.08.2008 Channel Coding in the DVB Family Tutorial, 4th ASMS Conference, Bologna (Tutorial)
01.05.2005 Doping techniques for low-density parity-check codes Communication Theory Seminar Series, University of Arizona, Tucson (Invited talk)

Publications

Books

  1. M. Feldmann, F. Walter, T. de Cola and G. Liva, "DTN Coding", Chapter in "Delay and Disruption Tolerant Networks: Interplanetary and Earth-Bound -- Architecture, Protocols, and Applications", CRC Press, 2018.[BibTeX]
  2. M. Berioli, G. Cocco, G. Liva and A. Munari, "Modern Random Access Protocols", Foundations and Trends in Networking, NOW Publisher, 2016.[BibTeX]

Journals

  1. T. Ninacs, B. Matuz, G. Liva and G. Colavolpe, "Short Non-Binary Low-Density Parity-Check Codes for Phase Noise Channels", IEEE Trans. Commun., accepted. [BibTeX]
  2. M. Cemil Coşkun, G. Durisi, T. Jerkovits, G. Liva, W.E. Ryan, B. Stein and F. Steiner, "Efficient Error-Correcting Codes in the Short Blocklength Regime", Elsevier Physical Communication, Vol 34, pp. 66-79, June 2019. (Invited) [BibTeX]
  3. J. Östman, G. Durisi, E.G. Ström, M. Cemil Coşkun and G. Liva, "Short Packets Over Block-Memoryless Fading Channels: Pilot-Assisted or Noncoherent Transmission?", IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol 67(2), pp. 1521-1536, February 2019. [BibTeX]
  4. F. Steiner, G. Böcherer and G. Liva, "Bit-Metric Decoding of Non-Binary LDPC Codes with Probabilistic Amplitude Shaping", IEEE Commun. Lett., Vol 22(11), pp. 2210-2213, November 2018. [BibTeX]
  5. A. Graell i Amat and G. Liva, "Finite Length Analysis of Irregular Repetition Slotted ALOHA in the Waterfall Region", IEEE Commun. Lett., Vol 22(5), pp. 886-889, May 2018. [BibTeX]
  6. A. Sheikh, A. Graell i Amat, G. Liva and F. Steiner, "Probabilistic Amplitude Shaping with Hard Decision Decoding and Staircase Codes", IEEE/OSA J. Lightw. Technol., Vol 36(9), pp. 1689-1697, May 2018. [BibTeX]
  7. T. Jerkovits, G. Liva and A. Graell i Amat, "Improving the Decoding Threshold of Tailbiting Spatially Coupled LDPC Codes by Energy Shaping", IEEE Commun. Lett., Vol 22(4), pp. 660-663, April 2018. [BibTeX]
  8. B. Matuz, G. Liva and E. Paolini, "Short Non-Binary Maximum Distance Separable Cycle Codes", IEEE Commun. Lett., Vol 22(3), pp. 454-457, March 2018. [BibTeX]
  9. C. Stefanovic, E. Paolini and G. Liva, "Asymptotic Performance of Coded Slotted ALOHA with Multi Packet Reception", IEEE Commun. Lett., Vol 22(1), pp. 105-108, January 2018. [BibTeX]
  10. A. Sheikh, A. Graell i Amat and G. Liva, "Achievable Information Rates for Coded Modulation with Hard Decision Decoding for Coherent Fiber-Optic Systems", IEEE/OSA J. Lightw. Technol., Vol 35(23), pp. 5069 - 5078, December 2017. [BibTeX]
  11. B. Matuz, E. Paolini, F. Zabini and G. Liva, "Non-Binary LDPC Code Design for the Poisson PPM Channel", IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol 65(11), pp. 4600 - 4611, November 2017. [BibTeX]
  12. F. Lazaro Blasco, G. Liva and G. Bauch, "Inactivation Decoding of LT and Raptor Codes: Analysis and Code Design", IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol 65(10), pp. 4114 - 4127, October 2017. [BibTeX]
  13. M. Ivanov, F. Brannstrom, A. Graell i Amat and G. Liva, "Unequal Error Protection in Coded Slotted ALOHA", IEEE Wireless Commun. Lett., Vol 5(5), pp. 536-539, October 2016. [BibTeX]
  14. F. Lazaro Blasco, E. Paolini, G. Liva and G. Bauch, "Distance Spectrum of Fixed-Rate Raptor Codes with Linear Random Precoders", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 34(2), pp. 422 - 436, February 2016. [BibTeX]
  15. F. Steiner, G. Böcherer and G. Liva, "Protograph Based LDPC Code Design for Shaped Bit-Metric Decoding", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 34(2), pp. 397 - 407, February 2016. [BibTeX]
  16. S. Dimitrov, R. Barrios, B. Matuz, G. Liva, R. Mata Calvo and D. Giggenbach, "Digital Modulation and Coding for Satellite Optical Feeder Links with Pre-distortion Adaptive Optics", Int. J. Sat. Commun. Netw., November 2015. [BibTeX]
  17. E. Paolini, G. Liva and M. Chiani, "Coded Slotted ALOHA: A Graph-Based Method for Uncoordinated Multiple Access", IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory, Vol. 61(12), pp. 6815 - 6832, December 2015. [BibTeX]
  18. G. Garrammone, E. Paolini, B. Matuz and G. Liva, "Non-Binary LDPC Erasure Codes with Separated Low-Degree Variable Nodes", IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol. 63(11), pp. 3937 - 3949, November 2015. [BibTeX]
  19. E. Paolini, C. Stefanovic, G. Liva and P. Popovski, "Coded Random Access: Applying Codes on Graphs to Design Random Access Protocols", IEEE Commun. Magazine, Vol. 53(6), pp. 144 - 150, June 2015. [BibTeX]
  20. A. Munari, G. Liva and M. Berioli, "On the Capacity of Slotted Aloha with Ancillary Channels", IEEE Commun. Lett., Vol. 19(4), pp. 533 - 536, April 2015. [BibTeX]
  21. M. Baldi, F. Chiaraluce, N. Maturo, G. Liva and E. Paolini, "A Hybrid Decoding Scheme for Short Non-Binary LDPC Codes", IEEE Commun. Lett., Vol. 18(12), pp. 2093 - 2096, December 2014. [BibTeX]
  22. G. Liva, E. Paolini and M. Chiani, "On Optimum Decoding of Certain Product Codes", IEEE Commun. Lett., Vol. 18(6), pp. 905-908, June 2014. [BibTeX]
  23. G. Garrammone, T. De Cola, B. Matuz and G. Liva, "Recent Findings on Erasure Codes for Space Communications", Int. J. Sat. Commun. Netw., Vol. 32(3), pp. 201-211, March 2014. [BibTeX]
  24. P. Pulini, G. Liva and M. Chiani, "Unequal Diversity LDPC Codes for Relay Channels", IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 12(11), pp. 5646-5655, November 2013. [BibTeX]
  25. F. Lazaro Blasco, G. Garrammone and G. Liva, "Parallel Concatenation of Non-Binary Linear Random Fountain Codes with Maximum Distance Separable Codes", IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol. 61(10), pp. 4067-4075, October 2013. [BibTeX]
  26. B. Matuz, G. Liva, E. Paolini, M. Chiani and G. Bauch, "Low-Rate Non-Binary LDPC Codes for Coherent and Blockwise Non-Coherent AWGN Channels", IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol. 61(10), pp. 4096-4107, October 2013. [BibTeX]
  27. G. Liva, E. Paolini and M. Chiani, "Bounds on the Error Probability of Block Codes over the q-Ary Erasure Channel", IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol. 61(6), pp. 2156-2165, June 2013. [BibTeX]
  28. G. Liva, E. Paolini, B. Matuz, S. Scalise and M. Chiani, "Short Turbo Codes over High Order Fields", IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol. 61(6), pp. 2201-2211, June 2013. [BibTeX]
  29. S. Plass, M. Berioli, R. Hermenier, G. Liva and A. Munari, "M2M Communications via Airliners", Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Vol. 24(4), pp. 427-440, June 2013. [BibTeX]
  30. G. Liva, P. Pulini and M. Chiani, "On-Line Construction of Irregular Repeat Accumulate Codes for Packet Erasure Channels", IEEE Trans. Wireless Commun., Vol. 12(2), pp. 680-689, February 2013. [BibTeX]
  31. E. Paolini, G. Liva, B. Matuz and M. Chiani, "Maximum Likelihood Erasure Decoding of LDPC Codes: Pivoting Algorithms and Code Design", IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol. 60(11), pp. 3209-3220, November 2012. [BibTeX]
  32. L. Costantini, B. Matuz, G. Liva, E. Paolini and M.Chiani, "Non-Binary Protograph LDPC Codes for Space Communications", Int. J. Sat. Commun. Netw., Vol. 30(2), pp. 43-51, March 2012. [BibTeX]
  33. B. Matuz and G. Liva, "On the Distance Spectrum of Tail-Biting Repeat-Accumulate Codes", IEEE Commun. Lett., Vol. 16(4), pp. 518-521, April 2012. [BibTeX]
  34. A. Bolea Alamanac, P. Burzigotti, M. Cohen, R. De Gaudenzi, G. Liva, D. Lipp, O. Pulvirenti, L. Roullet and H. Stadali, "Performance Validation of the DVB-SH Standard for Satellite/Terrestrial Hybrid Mobile Broadcasting Networks", IEEE Trans. Broad., Vol. 57(4), pp. 802-825, December 2011. [BibTeX]
  35. T. De Cola, E. Paolini, G. Liva and G.P. Calzolari, "Reliability Options for Data Communications in the Future Deep-Space Missions", Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 99(11), pp. 2056-2074, November 2011. [BibTeX]
  36. G. Liva, "Graph-Based Analysis and Optimization of Contention Resolution Diversity Slotted ALOHA", IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol. 59(2), pp. 477-487, February 2011. [BibTeX]
  37. G. Liva, C. Kissling and C. Hausl, "A Simple Coded ARQ for Satellite Broadcasting", KICS Journal of Communications and Networks, December 2010. [BibTeX]
  38. G. Liva, B. Matuz, E. Paolini and M. Chiani, "Achieving a Near-Optimum Erasure Correction Performance with Low-Complexity LDPC Codes", Int. J. Satell. Commun. Network., Vol. 28(3-4), pp. 236-256, October 2010. [BibTeX]
  39. G. Liva, M. Papaleo, C. Parraga, S. Scalise, S. Cioni, A. Vanelli-Coralli, G. Corazza, P. Kim and H.-J. Lee, "The very short frame of mobile DVB-RCS: Code design and QoS performance", Int. J. Satell. Commun. Network., Vol. 28(3-4), pp. 209-231, October 2010. [BibTeX]
  40. G. Liva, E. Paolini and M. Chiani, "Performance Versus Overhead for Fountain Codes over Fq", IEEE Commun. Lett., Vol. 14(2), pp. 178-180, February 2010. [BibTeX]
  41. A. Bolea Alamanac, P. Burzigotti, R. De Gaudenzi, G. Liva, H.N. Pham and S. Scalise, "In-depth analysis of the satellite component of DVB-SH: scenarios, system dimensioning, simulations and field trials results", Int. J. Satell. Commun. Network., Vol. 27(4-5), pp. 215-240, July 2009. [BibTeX]
  42. E. Paolini, G. Liva, B. Matuz and M. Chiani, "Generalized IRA Erasure Correcting Codes for Hybrid Iterative/Maximum Likelihood Decoding", IEEE Commun. Lett., Vol. 12(6), pp. 450-452, June 2008. [BibTeX]
  43. G. Liva, W. Ryan and M. Chiani, "Quasi-cyclic Generalized LDPC codes with low error floors", IEEE Trans. Commun., Vol. 56, pp. 49-57, January 2008. [BibTeX]
  44. G. Liva, S. Song, L. Lan, Y. Zhang, W. Ryan and S. Lin, "Design of LDPC codes: A survey and new results", J. Commun. Softw. Syst., Vol. 2(3), pp. 191-211, September 2006. [BibTeX]
  45. G. Liva, E. Paolini and M. Chiani, "Simple reconfigurable low-density parity-check codes", IEEE Commun. Lett., Vol. 9(3), pp. 258-260, March 2005. [BibTeX]

Conferences

  1. E. Paolini and G. Liva, "A Lower Bound on the Error Exponent of Linear Block Codes over the Erasure Channel", In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT). Paris, France, July, 2019. [BibTeX]
  2. F. Clazzer, A. Munari, G. Liva, F. Lazaro, C. Stefanovic and P. Popovski, "From 5G to 6G: Has the Time for Modern Random Access Come?", In Proc. 1st 6G Wireless Summit. Levi, Finland, March 2019. [BibTeX]
  3. C. Fougstedt, A. Sheikh, A. Graell i Amat, G. Liva and P. Larsson-Edefors, "Energy-Efficient Soft-Assisted Product Decoders", In Proc. Optical Fiber Conference and Exposition (OFC). San Diego, CA, USA, March 2019. [BibTeX]
  4. A. Sheikh, A. Graell i Amat and G. Liva, "Binary Message Passing Decoding of Product Codes Based on Generalized Minimum Distance Decoding", In Proc. 53rd Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS). Baltimore, MD, USA, March 2019. (Invited) [BibTeX]
  5. H. Bartz and G. Liva, "On Decoding Schemes for the MDPC-McEliece Cryptosystem", In Proc. ITG Int. Conf. Syst., Commun. and Coding (SCC). Rostock, Germany, February, 2019. [BibTeX]
  6. M. Cemil Coşkun, G. Liva, J. Östman and G. Durisi, "Low-Complexity Joint Channel Estimation and List Decoding of Short Codes", In Proc. ITG Int. Conf. Syst., Commun. and Coding (SCC). Rostock, Germany, February, 2019. [BibTeX]
  7. E. Ben Yacoub, F. Steiner, B. Matuz and G. Liva, "Protograph-Based LDPC Code Design for Ternary Message Passing Decoding", In Proc. ITG Int. Conf. Syst., Commun. and Coding (SCC). Rostock, Germany, February, 2019. [BibTeX]
  8. G. Liva and H. Bartz, "Protograph-based Quasi-Cyclic MDPC Codes for McEliece Cryptosystems", In Proc. Int. Symp. Turbo Codes and Iterative Information Processing. Hong Kong, December, 2018. [BibTeX]
  9. A. Sheikh, A. Graell i Amat, G. Liva, C. Häger and H. Pfister, "On Low-Complexity Decoding of Product Codes for High-Throughput Fiber-Optic Systems", In Proc. Int. Symp. Turbo Codes and Iterative Information Processing. Hong Kong, December, 2018. (Invited) [BibTeX]
  10. A. Severinson, A. Graell i Amat, E. Rosnes, F. Lazaro Blasco and G. Liva, "A Droplet Approach Based on Raptor Codes for Distributed Computing With Straggling Servers", In Proc. Int. Symp. Turbo Codes and Iterative Information Processing. Hong Kong, December, 2018. [BibTeX]
  11. E. Recayte, F. Lazaro Blasco and G. Liva, "Caching at the Edge with LT Codes", In Proc. Int. Symp. Turbo Codes and Iterative Information Processing. Hong Kong, December, 2018. [BibTeX]
  12. A. Sheikh, A. Graell i Amat and G. Liva, "Iterative Bounded Distance Decoding of Product Codes with Scaled Reliability", In Proc. European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC). Rome, Italy, September, 2018. [BibTeX]
  13. E. Recayte, F. Lazaro Blasco and G. Liva, "Caching at the Edge with Fountain Codes", In Proc. 9th Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference (ASMS) and 15th Signal Processing for Space Communications Workshop (SPSC). Berlin, Germany, September, 2018. [BibTeX]
  14. S.S. Ullah, G. Liva and S.C. Liew, "Short Packet Physical-layer Network Coding with Mismatched Channel State Information", In Proc. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). Barcelona, Spain, April, 2018. [BibTeX]
  15. F. Steiner, G. Liva and G. Böcherer, "Ultra-Sparse Non-Binary LDPC Codes for Probabilistic Amplitude Shaping", In Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf. Singapore, December, 2017. [BibTeX]
  16. S.S. Ullah, G. Liva and S.C. Liew, "Physical-layer Network Coding: A Random Coding Error Exponent Perspective", In Proc. IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW). Kaohsiung, Taiwan, November, 2017. [BibTeX]
  17. A. Sheikh, A. Graell i Amat and G. Liva, "Probabilistically-Shaped Coded Modulation with Hard Decision Decoding for Coherent Optical Systems", In Proc. European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC). Gothenburg, Sweden, September, 2017. [BibTeX]
  18. A. Sheikh, A. Graell i Amat and G. Liva, "On Achievable Information Rates for Coherent Fiber-Optic Systems with Hard Decision Decoding", In Proc. European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC). Gothenburg, Sweden, September, 2017. [BibTeX]
  19. G. Liva, G. Durisi, M. Chiani, S.S. Ullah and S.C. Liew, "Short Codes with Mismatched Channel State Information: A Case Study", In Proc. IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC). Hokkaido, Japan, July, 2017. (Invited) [BibTeX]
  20. M. Cemil Coşkun, G. Liva, A. Graell i Amat and M. Lentmaier, "Successive Cancellation Decoding of Single Parity-Check Product Codes", In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT). Aachen, Germany, June, 2017. [BibTeX]
  21. G. Ricciutelli, M. Baldi, F. Chiaraluce and G. Liva, "On the Error Probability of Short Concatenated Polar and Cyclic Codes with Interleaving", In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT). Aachen, Germany, June, 2017. [BibTeX]
  22. G. Liva, B. Matuz, E. Paolini and M. Flanagan, "Non-Binary LDPC Codes for Orthogonal Modulations: Analysis and Code Design", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC), Paris, France, June, 2017. [BibTeX]
  23. E. Paolini, G. Liva and A. Graell i Amat, "A Structured Irregular Repetition Slotted ALOHA Scheme with Low Error Floors", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC), Paris, France, June, 2017. [BibTeX]
  24. T. Ninacs, B. Matuz, G. Liva and G. Colavolpe, "Non-Binary LDPC Coded DPSK Modulation for Phase Noise Channels", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC), Paris, France, June, 2017. [BibTeX]
  25. J. Östman, G. Durisi, E. Ström, J. Li, H. Sahlin and G. Liva, "Low-latency Ultra-Reliable 5G Communications: Finite-Blocklength Bounds and Coding Schemes", In Proc. ITG Int. Conf. Syst., Commun. and Coding (SCC). Hamburg, Germany, February, 2017. [BibTeX]
  26. L. Gaudio, T. Ninacs, T. Jerkovits and G. Liva, "On the Performance of Short Tail-Biting Convolutional Codes for Ultra-Reliable Communications", In Proc. ITG Int. Conf. Syst., Commun. and Coding (SCC). Hamburg, Germany, February, 2017. [BibTeX]
  27. M. Flanagan, G. Liva and E. Paolini, "GLDPC Coded Modulation and Its Squared Euclidean Distance Distribution", In Proc. ITG Int. Conf. Syst., Commun. and Coding (SCC). Hamburg, Germany, February, 2017. [BibTeX]
  28. F. Clazzer, F. Lazaro Blasco, G. Liva and M. Marchese, "Detection and Combining Techniques for Asynchronous Random Access with Time Diversity", In Proc. ITG Int. Conf. Syst., Commun. and Coding (SCC). Hamburg, Germany, February, 2017. [BibTeX]
  29. F. Lazaro Blasco, G. Liva, E. Paolini and G. Bauch, "Bounds on the Error Probability of Raptor Codes", In Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf. Washington, DC, USA, December, 2016. [BibTeX]
  30. G. Liva, L. Gaudio and T. Ninacs, "Code Design for Short Blocks: A Survey", In Proc. EuCNC, Fantastic 5G Workshop, Athens, Greece, June, 2016. (Invited) [BibTeX]
  31. A. Stajkic, F. Clazzer and G. Liva, "Neighbor Discovery in Wireless Networks: A Graph-based Analysis and Optimization", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC) (MASSAP Workshop). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May, 2016. [BibTeX]
  32. F. Lazaro Blasco, G. Liva and G. Bauch, "Inactivation Decoding Analysis for LT Codes", In Proc. 53rd Allerton Conf. on Commun., Control, and Computing. Monticello, IL, USA, October, 2015. [BibTeX]
  33. A. Munari, F. Clazzer and G. Liva, "Multi-Receiver Aloha Systems - A Survey and New Results", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC) (MASSAP Workshop). London, UK, June, 2015. [BibTeX]
  34. F. Lazaro Blasco, E. Paolini, G. Liva and G. Bauch "On the Weight Distribution of Fixed-Rate Raptor Codes", In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT). Hong Kong, June, 2015. [BibTeX]
  35. F. Steiner, G. Böcherer and G. Liva, "Protograph-Based LDPC Code Design for Bit-Metric Decoding", In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT). Hong Kong, June, 2015. [BibTeX]
  36. F. Lazaro Blasco, G. Liva and G. Bauch, "Enhancing the LT Component of Raptor Codes for Inactivation Decoding", In Proc. ITG Int. Conf. Syst., Commun. and Coding (SCC). Hamburg, Germany, February, 2015, pp. 1-6. [BibTeX]
  37. F. Lazaro Blasco, G. Liva and G. Bauch, "LT Code Design for Inactivation Decoding", In Proc. IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW). Hobart, Tasmania, November, 2014. [BibTeX]
  38. F. Zabini, B. Matuz, G. Liva, E. Paolini and M. Chiani, "The PPM Poisson Channel: Finite-Length Bounds and Code Design", In Proc. Int. Symp. Turbo Codes and Iterative Information Processing. Bremen, Germany, August, 2014. [BibTeX]
  39. M. Heindlmaier, A. Munari, G. Liva and M. Berioli, "Index coding for unicast flows in interactive satellite networks ", In Proc. 7th Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference (ASMS) and 13th Signal Processing for Space Communications Workshop (SPSC). Livorno, Italy, September, 2014. [BibTeX]
  40. S. Dimitrov, B. Matuz, G. Liva, R. Barrios, R. Mata-Calvo and D. Giggenbach, "Digital modulation and coding for satellite optical feeder links", In Proc. 7th Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference (ASMS) and 13th Signal Processing for Space Communications Workshop (SPSC). Livorno, Italy, September, 2014. [BibTeX]
  41. B. Matuz, G. Toscano, G. Liva, E. Paolini and M. Chiani, "A Robust Pulse Position Coded Modulation Scheme for the Poisson Channel", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC). Sydney, Australia, June, 2014. [BibTeX]
  42. A. Munari, M. Heindlmaier, G. Liva and M. Berioli, "The Throughput of Slotted Aloha with Diversity", In Proc. 51st Allerton Conf. on Commun., Control, and Computing. Monticello, IL, USA, October, 2013. [BibTeX]
  43. G. Garrammone, E. Paolini, B. Matuz, G. Liva and M. Chiani, "Non-Binary Low-Density Parity-Check Codes for the q-ary Erasure Channel", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC). Budapest, Hungary, June, 2013. [BibTeX]
  44. M. Muhammad, M. Berioli, G. Liva and G. Giambene, "Instantly Decodable Network Coding Protocols with Unequal Error Protection", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC). Budapest, Hungary, June, 2013. [BibTeX]
  45. R. Soloperto, G. Garrammone, G. Liva and O. Andrisano, "Quasi-Cyclic Doubly-Generalized LDPC Codes", In Proc. IEEE Vehicular Tech. Conf. (VTC). Dresden, Germany, June, 2013. [BibTeX]
  46. M. Vergara, F. Antreich, G. Liva and B. Matuz, "Multi-Service data dissemination for space-based augmentation systems", In Proc. IEEE Aerospace Conference. Big Sky, Montana, March, 2013. [BibTeX]
  47. B. Matuz, G. Liva, E. Paolini and M.Chiani, "Verification-Based Decoding with MAP Erasure Recovery", In Proc. ITG Int. Conf. Syst., Commun. and Coding (SCC). Munich, Germany, January, 2013. [BibTeX]
  48. B. Matuz, G. Liva, E. Paolini, M.Chiani and G. Bauch, "Blockwise Noncoherent AWGN Channel: Concatenated Codes and Composite Capacity", In Proc. ITG Int. Conf. Syst., Commun. and Coding (SCC). Munich, Germany, January, 2013. [BibTeX]
  49. E. Paolini, G. Liva and M. Chiani, "Random Access on Graphs: A Survey and New Results", In Proc. 46th Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers. Pacific Grove, USA, November, 2012. [BibTeX]
  50. M. Chiani, G. Liva and E. Paolini, "The Marriage Between Random Access and Codes on Graphs: Coded Slotted Aloha", In Proc. IEEE-AESS ESTEL 2012. Rome, Italy, October, 2012. [BibTeX]
  51. G. Liva, E. Paolini, T. De Cola and M. Chiani, "Codes on High-Order Fields for the CCSDS Next Generation Uplink", In Proc. 6th Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference (ASMS) and 12th Signal Processing for Space Communications Workshop (SPSC). Baiona, Spain, September, 2012. [BibTeX]
  52. G. Garrammone, T. De Cola, B. Matuz and G. Liva, "Erasure Codes for Space Communications: Recent Findings and New Challenges", In Proc. 6th Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference (ASMS) and 12th Signal Processing for Space Communications Workshop (SPSC). Baiona, Spain, September, 2012. [BibTeX]
  53. G. Liva, B. Matuz, E. Paolini and M. Chiani, "Short Low-Rate Non-Binary Turbo Codes", In Proc. Int. Symp. Turbo Codes and Iterative Information Processing. Gothenburg, Sweden, August, 2012. [BibTeX]
  54. G. Liva, E. Paolini, M. Lentmaier and M. Chiani, "Spatially-Coupled Random Access on Graphs", In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT). Boston, USA, July, 2012. [BibTeX]
  55. G. Liva, B. Matuz, E. Paolini and M. Chiani, "Short Non-Binary IRA Codes on Large-Girth Hamiltonian Graphs", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC). Ottawa, Canada, June, 2012. [BibTeX]
  56. P. Pulini, G. Liva and M. Chiani, "Protograph EXIT Analysis over Block Fading Channels with Application to Relays", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC). Ottawa, Canada, June, 2012. [BibTeX]
  57. E. Paolini, G. Liva and M. Chiani, "Graph-Based Random Access for the Collision Channel without Feed-Back: Capacity Bound", In Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf. Houston, TX, USA, December, 2011. [BibTeX]
  58. B. Matuz, F. Lazaro Blasco and G. Liva, "On the Application of the Baum-Welch Algorithm for Modeling the Land Mobile Satellite Channel", In Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf.. Houston, TX, USA, December, 2011. [BibTeX]
  59. G. Liva, E. Paolini, S. Scalise and M. Chiani, "Turbo Codes Based on Time-Variant Memory-1 Convolutional Codes over $F_q$", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC). Kyoto, Japan, June, 2011. [BibTeX]
  60. G. Liva, P. Pulini and M. Chiani, "Flexible On-line Construction of IRA Codes for Packet Erasure Correction with Application to Aeronautical Communications", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC). Kyoto, Japan, June, 2011. [BibTeX]
  61. F. Lazaro Blasco and G. Liva, "On the Concatenation of Non-Binary Random Linear Fountain Codes with Maximum Distance Separable Codes", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC). Kyoto, Japan, June, 2011. [BibTeX]
  62. E. Paolini, G. Liva and M. Chiani, "High Throughput Random Access via Codes on Graphs: Coded Slotted ALOHA", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC). Kyoto, Japan, June, 2011. [BibTeX]
  63. G. Liva, "Contention Resolution Diversity Slotted ALOHA with Variable Rate Burst Repetitions", In Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf. Miami, USA, December, 2010. [BibTeX]
  64. G. Liva, E. Paolini, B. Matuz and M. Chiani, "A Decoding Algorithm for LDPC Codes Over Erasure Channels with Sporadic Errors", In Proc. 48th Allerton Conf. on Commun., Control, and Computing. Monticello, IL, USA, September, 2010. [BibTeX]
  65. G. Garrammone, B. Matuz and G. Liva, "An Overview of Efficient Coding Techniques for Packet Loss Recovery in CCSDS Telemetry Links", In Proc. 5th European Space Agency Workshop on Tracking, Telemetry and Command Systems for Space Applications, TTC. Noordwijk, Netherlands, September, 2010. [BibTeX]
  66. L. Costantini, B. Matuz, G. Liva, E. Paolini and M. Chiani, "On the Performance of Moderate-Length Non-Binary LDPC Codes for Space Communications", In Proc. 5th Adv. Sat. Mobile Sys. Conf. (ASMS). Cagliari, Italy, September, 2010. [BibTeX]
  67. M. Lentmaier, G. Liva, E. Paolini and G. Fettweis, "From Product Codes to Structured Generalized LDPC Codes", In Proc. Chinacom. Beijing, China, August, 2010. [BibTeX]
  68. G. Liva, E. Paolini and M.Chiani, "High-Throughput Random Access via Codes on Graphs", In Proc. Future Network and MobileSummit. Florence, Italy, June, 2010. [BibTeX]
  69. A.R. Iyengar, M. Papaleo, G. Liva, P.H. Siegel, J.K. Wolf and G.E. Corazza, "Protograph-based LDPC Convolutional Codes for Correlated Erasure Channels", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC). Capetown, South Africa, May, 2010. [BibTeX]
  70. G. Liva, "A Slotted ALOHA Scheme Based on Bipartite Graph Optimization", In Proc. ITG Source and Channel Coding Conference. Siegen, Germany, January, 2010. [BibTeX]
  71. G. Liva, B. Matuz, E. Paolini and M. Chiani, "Pivoting Algorithms for Maximum Likelihood Decoding of LDPC Codes over Erasure Channels", In Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf. Honolulu, HI, USA, November, 2009. [BibTeX]
  72. G. Liva, B. Matuz, Z. Katona, E. Paolini and M. Chiani, "On Construction of Moderate-Length LDPC Codes over Correlated Erasure Channels", In Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Commun. (ICC). Dresden, Germany, June, 2009. [BibTeX]
  73. L. Galluccio, G. Morabito, S. Palazzo, M. Berioli and G. Liva, "Optimizing TCP Performance Through Joint Channel Coding and Power Management in Power Constrained Satellite Networks", In Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf. New Orleans, USA, November, 2008. [BibTeX]
  74. G. Liva, E. Paolini and M. Chiani, "Packet loss recovery in the telemetry downlink via maximum-likelihood LDPC decoding", In Proc. of the 10th Int. Workshop on Signal Processing for Space Communications. Rhodes Island, Greece, October, 2008. [BibTeX]
  75. R. Suffritti, G. Liva, S. Scalise, L. Ronga and S. Morosi, "Performance Assessment of DVB-RCS Coded-Cooperative Terminals for Land-Vehicular Communications", In Proc. 14th Ka and Broadband Communications Conference. Matera, Italy, September, 2008. [BibTeX]
  76. E. Paolini, G. Liva, M. Varrella, B. Matuz and M. Chiani, "Low-Complexity LDPC Codes with Near-Optimum Performance over the BEC", In Proc. 4th Adv. Sat. Mobile Sys. Conf. (ASMS). Bologna, August, 2008. [BibTeX]
  77. G. Liva, C. Parrage Niebla, S. Scalise, M. Papaleo, S. Cioni, A. Vanelli-Coralli and G.E. Corazza, "Short IRA Codes for Mobile DVB-RCS", In Proc. 4th Adv. Sat. Mobile Sys. Conf. (ASMS). Bologna, August, 2008. [BibTeX]
  78. G. Liva, N. Riera Diaz, S. Scalise, B. Matuz, C. Parraga Niebla, J.-G. Ryu, M.-S. Shin and H.-J. Lee, "Gap Filler Architectures for Seamless DVB-S2/RCS Provision in the Railway Environment", In Proc. IEEE Vehicular Tech. Conf. (VTC). Singapore, May, 2008. [BibTeX]
  79. B. Matuz, G. Liva, C. Parraga Niebla, N. Riera Diaz, S. Scalise, P. Kim, D.-I. Chang and H.-J. Lee, "Link Layer Coding for DVB-S2 Interactive Satellite Services to Trains", In Proc. IEEE Vehicular Tech. Conf. (VTC). Singapore, May, 2008. [BibTeX]
  80. G. Liva and M. Chiani, "Protograph LDPC codes design based on EXIT analysis", In Proc. IEEE Global Telecommun. Conf. Washington, DC, USA, November, 2007. [BibTeX]
  81. G. Liva, B. Matuz, S. Scalise and M. Berioli, "Packet-Level Erasure Correcting Codes Based On Sparse Graphs for Space Applications", In Proc. 4th European Space Agency Workshop on Tracking, Telemetry and Command Systems for Space Applications, TTC. Darmstadt, Germany, September, 2007. [BibTeX]
  82. G. Liva, M. Chiani, M. Berioli and S. Scalise, "Some Remarks on Sparse Graph Codes for Packet Loss Recovery", In Proc. International Workshop on Satellite and Space Communications (IWSSC). Salzburg, Austria, September, 2007. [BibTeX]
  83. M. Alvarez Diaz, N. Courville, C. Mosquera, G. Liva and G.E. Corazza, "Non-Linear Interference Mitigation for Broadband Multimedia Satellite Systems", In Proc. International Workshop on Satellite and Space Communications (IWSSC). Salzburg, Austria, September, 2007. [BibTeX]
  84. S. Severi, G. Liva, M. Chiani and D. Dardari, "A New Low-Complexity User Tracking Algorithm for WLAN-Based Positioning Systems", In Proc. 16th IST Mobile and Wireless Communications Summit. Budapest, Hungary, July, 2007. [BibTeX]
  85. S. Abu-Surra, W. Ryan and G. Liva, "Design of Generalized LDPC codes and their decoders", In IEEE Communication Theory Workshop. Sedona, USA, May, 2007. [BibTeX]
  86. G. Liva, S. Abu-Surra, W. Ryan and M. Chiani, "Tanner codes for high data-rate low-error-floor space applications", In Proc. 9th Int. Conf. on Space Operations (SpaceOps), Rome, June, 2006. [BibTeX]
  87. G. Liva, W. Ryan and M. Chiani, "Design of quasi-cyclic Tanner codes with low error floors", In Proc. Int. Symp. Turbo Codes and Related Topics, Munich (Germany), April, 2006. [BibTeX]
  88. S. Abu-Surra, G. Liva and W. Ryan, "Low-floor Tanner codes via Hamming-node or RSCC-node doping", In Proc. 16th AAECC (Applied Algebra, Algebraic Algorithms, and Error Correcting Codes) Symposium, Las Vegas (US), February, 2006. [BibTeX]
  89. S. Abu-Surra, G. Liva and W. Ryan, "Design and performance of selected classes of Tanner codes", In Proc. UCSD Workshop on Inf. Theory and its Applications. San Diego, CA, USA, February, 2006. (Invited) [BibTeX]
  90. G. Liva and W. Ryan, "Short low-error-floor Tanner codes with Hamming nodes", In Proc. IEEE Milcom, Atlantic City, US, October, 2005. [BibTeX]
  91. M. Chiani, A. Giorgetti and G. Liva, "Ultra Wide Bandwidth communications towards Cognitive Radio", In Proc. EMC Europe Workshop 2005, Electromagnetic Compatibility of wireless Systems, Rome, September, 2005. [BibTeX]
  92. G. Liva, E. Paolini, M. Chiani and G.P. Calzolari, "Efficient encoding of high-rate LDPC codes for space applications", In Proc. 3rd European Space Agency Workshop on Tracking, Telemetry and Command Systems for Space Applications, TTC. Darmstadt, Germany, September, 2004. [BibTeX]
  93. E. Paolini, G. Liva, M. Chiani and G.P. Calzolari, "Tornado-like Codes: A new appealing chance for Space Applications Protocols?", In Proc. 3rd European Space Agency Workshop on Tracking, Telemetry and Command Systems for Space Applications, TTC. Darmstadt, Germany, September, 2004. [BibTeX]
  94. E. Paolini, G. Liva and M. Chiani, "An Overview of Some Efficient Encoding and Decoding Algorithms for Low-Density Parity-Check Codes", In Proc. IEEE SoftCOM., October, 2003. [BibTeX]