Yingbin Liang

Degree(s):

  • Ph. D.

Research Interests:

  • Machine learning and its applications to networks
  • Probabilistic graphical models
  • Information security
  • Network information theory
  • Signal detection and estimation
  • Scheduling in mobile ad-hoc wireless networks
  • Wireless communications: MIMO, relay communications, resource allocations

Current Research:

I conduct research on developing physical layer innovations for enhancing reliability and security for wireless communications, analyzing the impact of these technologies on the fundamental performance limits of wireless networks, and applying novel machine learning techniques for designing efficient decision making algorithms for wireless networks. Such research work is accomplished by applying mathematical tools in information theory, probability theory, optimization, and statistical learning theory.

Teaching Interests:

  • Network information theory
  • Communication systems
  • Probabilistic graphical models
  • Applied random processes
  • Wireless communications
  • Advanced information theory

Select Publications:

L. Lai, Y. Liang, H. V. Poor. “A unified framework for key agreement over wireless fading channels”, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 7, no. 2, pp 480-490, Apr. 2012.

Y. Liang, H. V. Poor, L. Ying. “Secrecy throughput of MANETs under passive and active attacks”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, no. 10, pp 6692-6702, Oct. 2011.

Liang, H. V. Poor, L. Ying. “Secure communications over wireless broadcast networks: Stability and utility maximization”, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 6, no. 3, pp 682-692, July 2011.

R. Liu, Y. Liang, H. V. Poor. “Fading cognitive multiple-access channels with confidential messages”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, no. 8, pp 4992-5005, Aug. 2011.

Y. Liang, H. V. Poor, S. Shamai (Shitz). “Information Theoretic Security”, Foundations and Trend in Communications and Information Theory, vol. 5, nos. 4-5, pp 355-580, Now Publishers, Hanover, MA, USA, 2008.