• Research - publications

  • New papers:
  • ■ S. S. Arslan, "Implementation of Multi-threaded Erasure Coding under Multi-Processing Environments", accepted to 24th IEEE Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference. Incomplete version: here
  • Note: All sections but the abstract of this paper is written in Turkish, as required by the Conference submission guidelines..
  • Publication record and citation information available online:here
  • Thesis:
  1. S. S. Arslan, “Bandwidth and Rate Allocation Tradeoffs of Source-Channel Coding, Packetization and Modulation in Unequally Protected Multimedia Communication Systems" Ph.d. Thesis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego, March 2012, Advisor: Prof. Pamela Cosman, Coadvisor: Prof. Laurence Milstein.

Available online: here

  • Refreed Journals:
  • S. S. Arslan, “Redundancy and Aging of Efficient MDS–Parity Protected Distributed Storage Systems," IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 275 - 285, Mar. 2014. [pdf]

    1. ■S. S. Arslan, J. Lee and T. Goker, “Error Event Corrections Using List-NPMLD Decoding and Error Detection Codes," IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 49, No. 7, pp. 3775–3778, July 2013. [pdf]

    2. ■S. S. Arslan, J. Lee and T. Goker,“Cycle Slip Detection and Correction through Classification of Run Length Limited Code Failures," IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 49, No. 9, pp. 4988–4998, Sept. 2013. [pdf]

  • S. S. Arslan, P.C. Cosman, and L.B. Milstein, “Coded HierarchicalModulation for Wireless Progressive Image Transmission," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol.60, no.9, pp. 4299-4313, Nov. 2011. [pdf]

  • S. S. Arslan, P.C. Cosman, and L.B. Milstein, “Concatenated Block Codes for Unequal Error Protection of Embedded Bit Streams," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 1111-1122, March 2012. [pdf]

  • S. S. Arslan, P.C. Cosman, and L.B. Milstein, “Generalized Unequal Error Protection LT Codes for Progressive Data Transmission," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 21, No. 8, pp. 3586-3597, Aug. 2012. [pdf]

    S. S. Arslan, Jaewook Lee, Jerry Hodges, Hoa Le and Turguy Goker, “MDS Product Code Performance Estimations under Header CRC Check Failures and Missing Syncs", IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, Accepted for Publication. 2014.

  • Conference proceedings:
  • S. S. Arslan, Rod Wideman, Jaewook Lee and Turguy Goker, “Joint Dedup-Fountain coded Archival Storage System," submitted to MMST'15 , Santa Clara, CA.

  • S. S. Arslan, “Minimum Distortion Variance Concatenated coding for Scalable Multimedia Transmission," accepted to International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC) 2014 (acceptance rate < 27%) , also available at arXiv:1210.2815v1 [cs.MM] 2013.

  • ■S. S. Arslan, J. Lee and T. Goker, “Embedding Noise Prediction into List-Viterbi Decoding using Error Detection Codes for Magnetic Tape Systems," Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Conference on information storage and processing systems, Jun. 24-25, Santa Clara, CA, USA, 2013. [pdf]

    1. S. S. Arslan, P.C. Cosman, and L.B. Milstein, "Optimization of Generalized LT Codes for Progressive Image Transfer," VCIP 2012, San Diego, USA. (Finalist, Best Paper Award) [pdf]

    2. S. S. Arslan, P.C. Cosman, and L.B. Milstein, "On hard decision upper bounds for coded M-ary hierarchical modulation," IEEE Conference on Information Sciences and Systems 2011 , Baltimore, MD. [pdf]

    3. ■ M. Hussein, F. Porikli, S. S. Arslan and R. Li, “CrossTrack: robust 3D tracking from two cross-sectional views”, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2011. Colorado springs, CO. [pdf]

    4. S. S. Arslan, P.C. Cosman, and L.B. Milstein, "Progressive Source Transmissions using Joint Source-Channel Coding and Hierarchical Modulation in Packetized Networks," IEEE Globecom 2009, Hawaii, USA. [pdf]

    Unpublished papers:
    1. ■ S. S. Arslan and F. Porikli, "On the Performance of Object/Tumor Segmentation and Contour Tracking for Biomedical Applications", in submission to the journal of IEEE computer society.

  • Poster presentations & Talks:

  • ■S. S. Arslan “Evolution of Erasure codes for Multimedia broadcast and Large Scale Data Storage", Bahcesehir University, Sept. 2013.
    1. ■S. S. Arslan “Magnetic Tape Recording: Future Projections, Challenges and Quantum’s Research Focus", Bogazici University, Jan. 2013.

    2. S. S. Arslan “Challenges of Tape Recording: Past and Present", Bilkent University, Feb. 2013.

    3. ■S. S. Arslan, J.W. Lee and Turguy Goker, “Error Event Corrections Using List-Noise PredictiveMaximum Likelihood Decoding and Error Detection Codes", 12th IEEE International Magnetics Conference, Chicago, IL. USA, Jan. 2013.

    4. S. S. Arslan, "Novel Ideas in Multiple Description Coding" Network Inf. Thery mini Workshop Calit2, UC San Diego, La Jolla,  June ,2007. 

    5. S. S. Arslan,  P.C. Cosman, and L.B. Milstein "Concatenated Coding for Embedded Bit streams " CWC Research Review, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 2011. 

    • Patents:

    ■R. Wideman, S. S. Arslan, J. Lee and T. Goker, “Data Deduplication with adaptive Erasure Code Redundancy", US20160013815 A1

    ■S. S. Arslan, T. Goker, J. Lee, Hoa Le and P. Kiebach, “Tape layout optimization for reliable ECC decoding based on media defect characteristics", under review by Patents Review Committee.

    1. ■S. S. Arslan, J. Lee and T. Goker, “A method and apparatus for header error correction coding for Tape systems", accepted by Patents Review Committee.

    2. ■S. S. Arslan, J. Lee and T. Goker, “Bit Error Detection and Correction with Error detection code and List-NPMLD", US 20140173381 A1

    3. ■S. S. Arslan, J. Lee and T. Goker, “A method and apparatus for cycle slip detection and correction using ECC-assisted RLL decoding," pending, U.S. patent office

  • Previous Teaching experience:
  • 1.QTM Fundamentals of Coding Theory (see teaching section)
  • Teaching Asistant of the following classes at UCSD and Bogazici University:
    1. ECE53A Fundementals of Electrical Engieering I Fall 2009 - Instructor: Cosman, Pamela C.
    2. ECE258B Digital Communications Spring 2008 - Instructor: Milstein, Laurence B.
    3. ECE154A Communications Systems I Fall 2007 - Instructor: Milstein, Laurence B.
    4. EE374 Communication Engineering Spring 2006 - Instructor: Koca, Mutlu .

    See my teaching statement »

    Industry experience:
    1. (Summer 2009) Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory (MERL), Cambridge, MA.. Imaging Group, Supervisors: Dr. Fatih Porikli,
      1. Generation of 3D synthetic video sequences in C& Matlab and Visual Studio.
      2. Image and Video processing algorithm designs, tracking and automatic segmentation.
      3. Optimum clustering, 2D texture coding etc...
    2. (Summer 2011) Quantum Corp., Irvine, CA. Advanced development channel group. Supervisors: Turguy Goker, JW Lee.
      1. Error Event study for NPMLD detectors for increased capacity tape drives.
      2. List NPMLD design and post processing
  • (c)2014 { All the graduate works are supported by. LG Electronics Inc., Intel Inc., the Center for Wireless Communications at the University of California at San Diego, the University of California Discovery Grant Program of the state of California, and the National Science Foundation (NSF) under Grant CCF-0915727 and Turkish Research Council - TUBITAK.