University of California, Riverside

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering



Faculty Profile: Ilya Dumer


Faculty Profile

Faculty Profile

Ilya Dumer

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ilya Dumer

Ph.D. Information Theory
Institute for Problems of Information Transmission, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1981

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering                                                           427 Winston Chung Hall
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Telephone: 951-827-2924
Facsimile: 951-827-2425
E-mail: dumer@ece.ucr.edu
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Former Institution: Institute for Problems of Information Transmission, Russian Academy of Sciences

Biography

Professor Ilya Dumer received his M.S. (summa cum laude) degree in Electrical Engineering from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1976 and the Ph.D. degree in Technical Sciences from the Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences, in 1981.

Degrees

  • M.Sc. Electronic Devices 1976 Moscow Institute of Physics & Technology
  • Ph.D. Information Theory 1981 Institute for Problems of Information Transmission, Russian Academy of Sciences

Awards

  • IEEE Fellow, 2007
  • Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Essen, Germany, 1993-1994
  • Royal Society Guest Research Fellow, Manchester, UK, 1992-1993

Research Areas

Error-correcting codes, nonbinary coding, decoding algorithms. Research Specialization: Error-correcting coding and information theory.

Selected Publications

  • I. Dumer, “Nonbinary double-error-correcting codes designed by means of algebraic varieties,” IEEE Trans. Info. Theory, vol. 41, pp. 1550-1560, 1995.
  • I. Dumer, “Soft decision decoding using punctured codes," IEEE Trans. Info. Theory, vol. 47, pp. 59-72, 2001.
  • I. Dumer, D. Micciancio, and M. Sudan, “Hardness of Approximating the Minimum Distance of a Linear Code,” IEEE Trans. Info. Theory, Vol. 49, pp. 22-37, 2003.
  • I. Dumer, “Recursive decoding and its performance for low-rate Reed-Muller codes,” IEEE Trans. Info. Theory, vol. 50, pp. 811-823, 2004.
  • I. Dumer, “Soft decision decoding of Reed-Muller codes: a simplified algorithm,'' IEEE Trans. Info. Theory, vol. 52, 954-963, 2006.
  • I. Dumer, “Covering spheres with spheres,'' Discrete and Computational Geometry, vol. 38, no. 4, 3–18, 2007.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Suite 343 Winston Chung Hall
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521-0429

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