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Yihong Wu

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Yihong  Wu
Yihong Wu
Assistant Professor
129 Coordinated Science Lab MC 228
1308 W. Main St.
Urbana Illinois 61801

Primary Research Area

  • Communications

Education

  • Ph.D., Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 2011
  • B.E., Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2006

Academic Positions

  • Postdoctoral fellow, Statistics Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Sep. 2011 -- Dec. 2012
  • Assistant professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Jan. 2013 -- present

For more information

http://www.ifp.illinois.edu/~yihongwu/

Research Interests

  • information theory
  • high-dimensional statistics
  • communication and signal processing

Research Areas

Communications

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Yihong Wu and Sergio Verdú, "Rényi Information Dimension: Fundamental Limits of Almost Lossless Analog Compression," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 56, no. 8, pp. 3721 -- 3748, Aug. 2010.
  • Yihong Wu and Sergio Verdú, "MMSE dimension," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, no. 8, pp. 4857 -- 4879, Aug. 2011.
  • Yihong Wu and Sergio Verdú, "Functional properties of MMSE and mutual information," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 58, no. 3, pp. 1289 -- 1301, Mar. 2012.
  • Yihong Wu and Sergio Verdú, "Optimal Phase Transitions in Compressed Sensing," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 58, no. 10, pp. 6241 -- 6263, Jul. 2012.
  • Tony T. Cai, Zongming Ma and Yihong Wu, "Sparse PCA: Optimal rates and adaptive estimation," Annals of Statistics, vol.41, pp. 3074 -- 3110, 2013.
  • Tony T. Cai, Zongming Ma, and Yihong Wu, "Optimal estimation and rank detection for sparse spiked covariance matrices," to appear in Probability Theory and Related Fields, 2014.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • A. Andoni, H. L. Nguyen, Y. Polyanskiy, and Y. Wu, "Tight lower bound for linear sketches of moments," in Proceedings of 40th Internat. Coll. Automata, Languages, and Programming (ICALP-2013), Riga, Latvia, Jul. 2013.
  • Zongming Ma and Yihong Wu, "Volume ratio, sparsity, and minimaxity under unitarily invariant norms," in Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Istanbul, Turkey, Jul. 2013.
  • Yihong Wu and Sergio Verdú, "The Impact of Constellation Cardinality on Gaussian Channel Capacity," in Forty-Eighth Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Monticello, IL, September 29 -- October 1 2010, (invited).
  • Yihong Wu, Shlomo Shamai (Shitz), and Sergio Verdú, "Degrees of Freedom of Interference Channel: a General Formula," in Proceedings of 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Saint Petersburg, Russia, Aug. 2011
  • Yihong Wu, Erik Ordentlich, and Marcelo J. Weinberger, "Energy-driven Lossless Data Compression: Rate-variability Tradeoff," in Proceedings of 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Saint Petersburg, Russia, Aug. 2011.
  • Yihong Wu and Sergio Verdú, "Witsenhausen's Counterexample: a View from Optimal Transport Theory," in Proceedings of 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Orlando, FL, Dec. 2011.

Honors

  • Wallace Memorial honorific fellowship, Princeton University (2010)
  • Best student paper award, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT) (2011)
  • Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award (2011)