Communications & Information Theory
Description of Activities: Research is conducted in the areas of information theory, communication theory, stochastic networked control systems, multi-user communication networks, data compression, error-control coding, joint source-channel coding, team decision and game theory, applied probability, Bayesian methods, statistical pattern recognition, machine learning, time-series analysis and signal processing.
|Full-Time Faculty||Research Interests|
|Fady Alajaji||Information and communication theory, source-channel coding, data compression, digital communications, applied probability|
|Tamás Linder||Information and communication theory, source-channel coding, vector quantization, statistical pattern recognition and machine learning|
Communication networks, queuing systems, Bayesian methodology
|Serdar Yüksel||Stochastic control theory, stochastic dynamical systems, networked control, information theory, source coding and quantization|
|Affiliated Faculty||Primary Affiliation||Research Interests|
|Steven D. Blostein||Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen's University||Wireless communications; smart antennas; signal processing; multi-user communications|
Graduate Courses Offered:
Math 800 - Seminar
Math 806 - Introduction to Coding Theory
Math 834 - Optimization Theory and Applications
Math 872 - Control of Stochastic Systems
Math 874 - Information Theory
Math 877 - Data Compression and Source Coding
Stat 855 - Stochastic Processes and Applications
Stat 864 - Discrete Time Series Analysis
Application for Graduate Studies: Queen's provides an ideal environment to do graduate study in Mathematics and Engineering, Applied Mathematics or Mathematics or Statistics. Our course curriculum is rigorous and increasingly diverse. The applicants should follow the guidelines listed on our Application Information page. Typically students with backgrounds in mathematics, applied mathematics, electrical and computer engineering and systems engineering with strong interests in mathematical sciences will find the graduate program very stimulating and rewarding.
Our research environment is enhanced by a very active group of graduate students. There is always a steady stream of visiting scholars and post-doctoral fellows.