Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Institute for Systems Research
University of Maryland, College Park
Ph.D. Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
- Coding and information theory; combinatorics; cryptography; bounds on error-correcting codes; bounds on Grassmannian codes; error probability of decoding; construction and decoding of codes on graphs; codes and capacity of digital fingerprinting
Alexander Barg has been a senior researcher at the IPPI. He was a member of technical staff of Bell Laboratories of Lucent Technologies in 1997-2002 before joining the faculty at UMD.
Barg is a member of the editorial board of Problems of Information Transmission, SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics, and Advances of Mathematics in Communication. He has previously served as an editor for coding theory of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. He was organizer of the DIMACS Workshops "Codes and Association Schemes" (1999) and "Algebraic Coding Theory and Information Theory" (2003) and served Technical Program Co-Chair of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Seattle, WA (2006).
Coding for high-density magnetic recording, Secret key generation for a pairwise independent network model, Codes in permutations and error correction for rank modulation, Near-MDS poset codes, Two-level fingerprinting codes. Net Centricity management practices, information assurance.
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University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
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