Welcome to SETA 2012 (University of Waterloo, June 4-8, 2012)

 

Program at a Glance:

  • Reception (Davis Centre Room 1301)
    18:30 -- 20:30, June 3, 2012
  • Registration (Davis Centre Room 1301)
    18:30 -- 20:30, June 3, 2012
    8:00 -- 8:45, June 4, 2012
    8:00 -- 8:45, June 5, 2012
  • Banquet on June 5 (University Club)
    We have two more new exciting things on June 5. One is Dr. Golomb receives the William Proctor Award of Sigma Xi for 2012 and Sigma Xi Executive Director Dr. Jerome Baker will present the William Procter Prize to Dr. Golomb. The second event is that there will be a Transit of Venus on the evening of June 5. Thus, we have the following program for the banquet.
    The Program of Banquet for Celebrating Dr. Golomb's 80th Birthday
     
    Banquet on June 5 at University Club
    17:30 -- 18:45
    Reception & Events (A birthday cake will be served at 18:25.)
    1. Sigma Xi Executive Director Dr. Jerome Baker will present the William Proctor Prize to Dr. Golomb.
    2. Congratulations from Professor Manoj Sachdev, the Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Waterloo, and Professor Pearl Sullivan, the Dean of Engineering Faculty, University of Waterloo.
    3. Overview of a series of historic photos of Dr. Golomb's achievements (The photos are collected by the University of Southern California (USC))
    4. Some friends or former students of Dr. Golomb presents a short speech for their congratulations to Dr. Golomb.
    18:45 -- 19:05
    Watch the Transit of Venus
    19:05 -- 21:00
    Dinner followed by the birthday cake
     
    Monday (June 4)
    Tuesday (June 5)
    Wendsday (June 6)
    Thursday (June 7)
    Friday(June 8)
    7:30 -- 8:30
    Light Breakfast
    Light Breakfast
    Light Breakfast
    Light Breakfast
    Light Breakfast
    8:45 -- 9:00
    Welcome Remarks
           
    9:10 -- 9:40
    Perfect Sequences -- Talk 1
    Golomb 80th Birthday Session (I) -- Talk 1
    Linear Complexity -- Talk 1
    Frequency Hopping -- Talk 1
    Aperiodic Correlation -- Talk 1
    9:40 -- 10:10
    Perfect Sequences -- Talk 2
    Golomb 80th Birthday Session (I) -- Talk 2
    Linear Complexity -- Talk 2
    Frequency Hopping -- Talk 2
    Aperiodic Correlation -- Talk 2
    10:10 -- 10:40
    Finite Fields -- Talk 1
    Golomb 80th Birthday Session (I) -- Talk 3
    Linear Complexity -- Talk 3
    Correlation of Sequences -- Talk 1
    Walsh Transform -- Talk 1
    10:40 -- 11:10
    Coffee Break
    Coffee Break
    Coffee Break
    Coffee Break
    Coffee Break
    11:10 -- 11:40
    Finite Fields -- Talk 2
    Golomb 80th Birthday Session (I) -- Talk 4

    Invited Talk 3

    (11:10 -- 12:00)

    Correlation of Sequences -- Talk 2

    Invited Talk 5

    (11:10 -- 12:00)

    11:40 -- 12:30
    Invited Talk 1
    Invited Talk 2
    Invited Talk 4
    12:30 -- 14:05
    Lunch
    Lunch

    Box Lunch Pick Up

    (12:00 -- 12:30)

    Lunch
     
    14:15 -- 14:45
    Boolean Functions -- Talk 1
    Golomb 80th Birthday Session (II) -- Talk 1

    Niagara Falls Trip

    (12:30 -- 19:30)

    Bounds on Sequences -- Talk 1
    14:45 -- 15:15
    Boolean Functions -- Talk 2
    Golomb 80th Birthday Session (II) -- Talk 2
    Bounds on Sequences -- Talk 2
    15:15 -- 15:45
    Coffee Break
    Coffee Break
    Coffee Break
    15:45 -- 16:15
    Boolean Functions -- Talk 3

    Tribute to Dr. Golomb and his research

    Cryptography -- Talk 1
    16:15 -- 16:45
    Boolean Functions -- Talk 4
    Cryptography -- Talk 2
    18:00 -- 20:30
    Dinner
    Banquet for Dr. Golomb's 80th Birthday (17:30 -- 21:00)
    Award Dinner

Program in Detail: (PDF)

    Sunday June 3, 2012
    18:30 -- 20:30
    Reception and Registration at Davis Centre Room 1301
    Monday June 4, 2012
    7:30 -- 8:30
    Light Breakfast
    8:00 -- 8:45
    Registration
    8:45 -- 9:00
    Welcome Remarks
    Perfect Sequences
    9:10 -- 9:40
    Odd Perfect Sequences and Sets of Spreading Sequences with Zero or Low Odd Periodic Correlation Zone
    Yang Yang, Guang Gong and Xiaohu Tang
    9:40 -- 10:10
    Nonexistence of Certain Almost p-ary Perfect Sequences
    Ferruh Özbudak, Oğuz Yayla and C. Cengiz Yıldırım
    Finite Fields
    10:10 -- 10:40
    New Families of Differentially 4-Uniform Permutations Over F_{2^{2k}}
    Yin Tan, Longjiang Qu, Chik How Tan and Chao Li
    10:40 -- 11:10
    Coffee Break
    11:10 -- 11:40
    Dickson Polynomials, Hyperelliptic Curves and Hyper-bent Functions
    Jean-Pierre Flori and Sihem Mesnager
    Invited Talk
    11:40 -- 12:30
    Variable Weight Schedules for Adaptive Scheduled Access in MANETs
    Jonathan Lutz, Charles J. Colbourn and Violet R. Syrotiuk
    12:30 -- 14:05
    Lunch
    Boolean Functions
    14:15 -- 14:45
    Arithmetic Walsh Transform of Quadratic Boolean Functions
    Andrew Klapper
    14:45 -- 15:15
    Characterizing Negabent Boolean Functions over Finite Fields
    Sumanta Sarkar
    15:15 -- 15:45
    Coffee Break
    15:45 -- 16:15
    Computing the Weight of a Boolean Function from its Algebraic Normal Form
    Cagdas Calik and Ali Doganaksoy
    16:15 -- 16:45
    Boolean Functions Derived from Pseudorandom Binary Sequences
    Gottlieb Pirsic and Arne Winterhof
    18:00 -- 20:30
    Dinner
       
    Tuesday June 5, 2012
    7:30 -- 8:30
    Light Breakfast
    8:00 -- 8:45
    Registration
    Golomb 80th Birthday Session (I)
    9:10 -- 9:40
    Infinite Sequences with Finite Cross-Correlation II
    Solomon W. Golomb
    9:40 -- 10:10
    Irreducible Coefficient Relations
    Thomas J. Dorsey and Alfred W. Hales
    10:10 -- 10:40
    Wavelength Isolation Sequence Pairs
    Jonathan Jedwab and Jane Wodlinger
    10:40 -- 11:10
    Coffee Break
    11:10 -- 11:40
    Index Tables of Finite Fields and Modular Golomb Rulers
    Ana Sălăgean, David Gardner and Raphael Phan
    Invited Talk
    11:40 -- 12:30
    Attacks on FCSR-based Stream Ciphers
    Thomas Johansson
    12:30 -- 14:05
    Lunch I
    Golomb 80th Birthday Session (II)
    14:15 -- 14:45
    On the Aperiodic Hamming Correlation of Frequency-Hopping Sequences from Norm Functions
    Zhengchun Zhou, Xiaohu Tang, Yang Yang and Udaya Parampalli
    14:45 -- 15:15
    Perfect Sequences of Unbounded Lengths over the Basic Quaternions
    Santiago Barrera Acevedo and Tom Eric Hall
    15:15 -- 15:45
    Coffee Break
    15:45 -- 16:45
    Tribute to Dr. Golomb and his research
    17:30 -- 21:00
    Banquet for Dr. Golomb's 80th Birthday
       
    Wednesday June 6, 2012
    7:30 -- 8:30
    Light Breakfast
    Linear Complexity
    9:10 -- 9:40
    The Linear Complexity Deviation of Multisequences: Formulae for Finite Lengths and Asymptotic Distributions
    Michael Vielhaber and Mónica del Pilar Canales Chacón
    9:40 -- 10:10
    Linear Complexity of Binary Sequences Derived from Polynomial Quotients
    Zhixiong Chen and Domingo Gómez-Pérez
    10:10 -- 10:40
    Word-Oriented Transformation Shift Registers and Their Linear Complexity
    Sartaj Ul Hasan, Daniel Panario and Qiang Wang
    10:40 -- 11:10
    Coffee Break
    Invited Talk
    11:10 -- 12:00
    Spectral Distribution of Pseudo-random Matrices
    Vahid Tarokh
    12:00 -- 12:30
    Box Lunch Pick Up
    12:30 --
    Niagara Falls Trip
       
    Thursday June 7, 2012
    7:30 -- 8:30
    Light Breakfast
    Frequency Hopping
    9:10 -- 9:40
    Low-Hit-Zone Frequency-Hopping Sequence Sets with New Parameters
    Jin-Ho Chung and Kyeongcheol Yang
    9:40 -- 10:10
    New Optimal Low Correlation Sequences for Wireless Communications
    Oscar Moreno and Andrew Tirkel
    Correlation of Sequences
    10:10 -- 10:40
    Autocorrelation Properties of Some Pulse Compression Codes Derived from P3 and P4 Codes
    Evgeny Krengel
    10:40 -- 11:10
    Coffee Break
    11:10 -- 11:40
    On the d-ary Generalized Legendre-Sidelnikov Sequence
    Ming Su
    Invited Talk
    11:40 -- 12:30
    Cyclotomy, Gauss Sums, Difference Sets and Strongly Regular Cayley Graphs
    Qing Xiang
    12:30 -- 14:05
    Lunch
    Bounds on Sequences
    14:15 -- 14:45
    Partial Fourier Codebooks Associated with Multiplied Golay Complementary Sequences for Compressed Sensing
    Xiao Bian and Nam Yul Yu
    14:45 -- 15:15
    Welch Bound for Bandlimited and Timelimited Signals
    Yutaka Jitsumatsu, Tohru Kohda and Kazuyuki Aihara
    15:15 -- 15:45
    Coffee Break
    Cryptography
    15:45 -- 16:15
    Linear Weaknesses in T-functions
    Tao Shi, Vladimir Anashin and Dongdai Lin
    16:15 -- 16:45
    Solving Compressed Right Hand Side Equation Systems with Linear Absorption
    Thorsten Schilling and Håvard Raddum
    18:00 -- 20:30
    Dinner
       
    Friday June 8, 2012
    7:30 -- 8:30
    Light Breakfast
    Aperiodic Correlation
    9:10 -- 9:40
    On Random Binary Sequences
    Kai-Uwe Schmidt
    9:40 -- 10:10
    The Density of Ternary Barker Sequences
    Tomas Boothby
    Walsh Transform
    10:10 -- 10:40
    New Three-Valued Walsh Transforms from Decimations of Helleseth-Gong Sequences
    Guang Gong, Tor Helleseth, Honggang Hu and Chunlei Li
    10:40 -- 11:10
    Coffee Break
    Invited Talk
    11:10 -- 12:00
    Circular Designs Balanced for Neighbours at Distances One and Two
    R. A. Bailey