# Research Interests

Information theory, coding theory, network coding, quantum information, machine learning and big data processing

- shyang@cuhk.edu.cn
- Rm 606, Cheng Dao Bldg

2001 Longxiang Blvd.

Longgang Dist., Shenzhen, China

Sep 2015 - Present

School of Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

Shenzhen, China

Mar 2016 - Present

Shenzhen Research Institute of Big Data

Shenzhen, China

Mar 2012 - Jan 2015

Institute of Interdisciplinary Information Sciences, Tsinghua University

Beijing, China

Jan 2010 - Mar 2012

Institute of Network Coding, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China

Nov 2008 - Nov 2009

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Canada

2008

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

2004

Peking University

2001

Nankai University

- H. Zhao, S. Yang, and G. Feng, “Fast degree distribution optimization for BATS codes,” 2017.
- H. Zhao, S. Yang, and G. Dong, “A Polynomial Formula for Finite-Length BATS Code Performance,”
*IEEE Communications Letters*, vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1–1, 2016. DOI:10.1109/LCOMM.2016.2619698 - Y. Teng, S. Yang, S. Wang, and M. Zhao, “Tight Bound on Randomness for Violating the Clauser-Horne-Shimony-Holt Inequality,”
*IEEE Transactions on Information Theory*, vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 1748–1757, Apr. 2016. DOI:10.1109/TIT.2016.2535179 - S. Yang and Q. Zhou, “Tree Analysis of BATS Codes,”
*IEEE Communications Letters*, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 37–40, Jan. 2016. DOI:10.1109/LCOMM.2015.2499192 - B. Tang, S. Yang, B. Ye, S. Guo, and S. Lu, “Near-optimal One-sided Scheduling for Coded Segmented Network Coding,”
*Computers, IEEE Transactions on*, vol. 65, no. 3, pp. 929–939, Mar. 2016. DOI:10.1109/TC.2015.2435792 - B. Tang, S. Yang, Y. Yin, B. Ye, and S. Lu, “Expander Chunked Codes,”
*EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing*, vol. 2015, no. 1, pp. 1–13, 2015. DOI:10.1186/s13634-015-0297-8 - S. Yang, S.-W. Ho, J. Meng, and E.-H. Yang, “Capacity Analysis of Linear Operator Channels Over Finite Fields,”
*Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on*, vol. 60, no. 8, pp. 4880–4901, Aug. 2014. DOI:10.1109/TIT.2014.2326976 - S. Yang and R. W. Yeung, “Batched Sparse Codes,”
*Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on*, vol. 60, no. 9, pp. 5322–5346, Sep. 2014. DOI:10.1109/TIT.2014.2334315 - A. A. Gohari, S. Yang, and S. Jaggi, “Beyond the Cut-Set Bound: Uncertainty Computations in Network Coding With Correlated Sources,”
*Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on*, vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 5708–5722, Sep. 2013. DOI:10.1109/TIT.2013.2262454 - Y. Chen, S. Yang, and W. S. Wong, “Exact Non-Gaussian Interference Model for Fading Channels,”
*Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on*, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 168–179, Jan. 2013. DOI:10.1109/TWC.2012.113012.112117 - S. Yang, R. W. Yeung, and C. K. Ngai, “Refined Coding Bounds and Code Constructions for Coherent Network Error Correction,”
*Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on*, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 1409–1424, Mar. 2011. DOI:10.1109/TIT.2011.2106930 - S. Yang, R. W. Yeung, and Z. Zhang, “Weight Properties of Network Codes,”
*Telecommunications, European Transactions on*, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 371–383, 2008. DOI:10.1002/ett.1290

- H. H. F. Yin, S. Yang, Q. Zhou, and L. M. L. Yung, “Adaptive Recoding for BATS Codes,” in
*Information Theory Proceedings (ISIT), 2016 IEEE International Symposium on*, 2016, pp. 2349–2353. DOI:10.1109/ISIT.2016.7541719 - B. Tang and S. Yang, “An Improved Design of Overlapped Chunked Codes,” in
*Communications Proceedings (ICC), 2016 IEEE International Conference on*, 2016, pp. 1–6. DOI:10.1109/ICC.2016.7511109 - S. Yang and R. W. Yeung, “Further Results on Finite-Length Analysis of BATS Codes,” in
*Global Communications Conference Proceedings (Globecom), 2016 IEEE*, 2016. DOI:10.1109/GLOCOMW.2016.7848914 - X. Guang, S. Yang, and C. Li, “An Improved Upper Bound on Network Function Computation Using Cut-Set Partition,” in
*Information Theory Workshop (ITW), 2016 IEEE*, 2016, pp. 11–15. DOI:10.1109/ITW.2016.7606786 - X. Fu, Z. Xiao, and S. Yang, “Overhead-free In-place Recovery and Repair Schemes of XOR-based Regenerating Codes,” in
*Information Theory Proceedings (ISIT), 2015 IEEE International Symposium on*, 2015. DOI:10.1109/ISIT.2015.7282576 - C. Huang, Z. Tan, and S. Yang, “Upper Bound on Function Computation in Directed Acyclic Networks,” in
*Information Theory Workshop (ITW), 2015 IEEE*, 2015. DOI:10.1109/ITW.2015.7133086 - S. Yang, Y. Chen, S.-C. Liew, and L. You, “Coding for network-coded slotted ALOHA,” in
*Information Theory Workshop (ITW), 2015 IEEE*, 2015. DOI:10.1109/ITW.2015.7133085 - Z. Zhang and S. Yang, “An Intrinsic Relation between Secure Network coding and Network Error Correction,” in
*Chinacom 2015*, Shanghai, China, 2015. DOI:10.1109/CHINACOM.2015.7497927 - S. Yang, R. W. Yeung, H. F. Cheung, and H. H. F. Yin, “BATS: Network coding in action,” in
*Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), 2014 52nd Annual Allerton Conference on*, 2014, pp. 1204–1211. DOI:10.1109/ALLERTON.2014.7028592 - X. Fu, Z. Xiao, and S. Yang, “Overhead-Free In-Place Recovery Scheme for XOR-Based Storage Codes,” in
*Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom), 2014 IEEE 13th International Conference on*, 2014, pp. 552–557. DOI:10.1109/TrustCom.2014.70 - S. Yang, S. C. Liew, L. You, and Y. Chen, “Linearly-coupled fountain codes for network-coded multiple access,” in
*Information Theory Workshop (ITW), 2014 IEEE*, 2014, pp. 481–485. DOI:10.1109/ITW.2014.6970878 - S. Yang and B. Tang, “From LDPC to chunked network codes,” in
*Information Theory Workshop (ITW), 2014 IEEE*, 2014, pp. 406–410. DOI:10.1109/ITW.2014.6970863 - C. T. Li, S. Yang, and R. W. Yeung, “Multi-rate sequential data transmission,” in
*Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA), 2013*, 2013, pp. 1–2. DOI:10.1109/ITA.2013.6502990 - C. T. Li, S. Yang, and R. W. Yeung, “Multi-rate sequential data transmission,” in
*Information Theory Proceedings (ISIT), 2013 IEEE International Symposium on*, 2013, pp. 1007–1011. DOI:10.1109/ISIT.2013.6620378 - T.-C. Ng and S. Yang, “Finite-length analysis of BATS codes,” in
*Network Coding (NetCod), 2013 International Symposium on*, 2013, pp. 1–6. DOI:10.1109/NetCod.2013.6570815 - S. Yang, “Superposition coding for linear operator channels over finite fields,” in
*Information Theory Workshop (ITW), 2012 IEEE*, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2012, pp. 502–506. DOI:10.1109/ITW.2012.6404724 - M. J. Siavoshani, S. Yang, and R. W. Yeung, “Non-coherent network coding: An arbitrarily varying channel approach,” in
*Information Theory Proceedings (ISIT), 2012 IEEE International Symposium on*, Cambridge, MA, USA, 2012, pp. 1672–1676. DOI:10.1109/ISIT.2012.6283561 - B. Tang, S. Yang, Y. Yin, B. Ye, and S. Lu, “Expander graph based overlapped chunked codes,” in
*Information Theory Proceedings (ISIT), 2012 IEEE International Symposium on*, Cambridge, MA, USA, 2012, pp. 2451–2455. DOI:10.1109/ISIT.2012.6283956 - S. Yang and R. W. Yeung, “Large File Transmission in Network-Coded Networks with Packet Loss – A Performance Perspective,” in
*Proc. ACM ISABEL 2011*, Barcelona, Spain, 2011. DOI:10.1145/2093698.2093815 - A. A. Gohari, S. Yang, and S. Jaggi, “Beyond the cut-set bound: Uncertainty computations in network coding with correlated sources,” in
*Information Theory Proceedings (ISIT), 2011 IEEE International Symposium on*, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2011, pp. 598–602. DOI:10.1109/ISIT.2011.6034199 - S. Yang and R. W. Yeung, “Coding for a network coded fountain,” in
*Information Theory Proceedings (ISIT), 2011 IEEE International Symposium on*, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2011, pp. 2647–2651. DOI:10.1109/ISIT.2011.6034050 - S. Yang, S.-W. Ho, J. Meng, and E.-hui Yang, “Optimality of subspace coding for linear operator channels over finite fields,” in
*Information Theory Workshop (ITW), 2010 IEEE*, Cario, Egypt, 2010, pp. 1–5. DOI:10.1109/ITWKSPS.2010.5503160 - S. Yang, J. Meng, and E.-hui Yang, “Coding for linear operator channels over finite fields,” in
*Information Theory Proceedings (ISIT), 2010 IEEE International Symposium on*, Austin, USA, 2010, pp. 2413–2417. DOI:10.1109/ISIT.2010.5513770 - Z. Zhang, S. Yang, and C.-K. Ngai, “A nested code approach for erroneous wiretap networks,” in
*Information Theory Workshop (ITW), 2010 IEEE*, Cario, Egypt, 2010, pp. 1–5. DOI:10.1109/ITWKSPS.2010.5503207 - S. Yang, R. W. Yeung, and Z. Zhang, “Characterization of error correction and detection in a general transmission system,” in
*Information Theory, 2008. ISIT 2008. IEEE International Symposium on*, Toronto, Canada, 2008, pp. 812–816. DOI:10.1109/ISIT.2008.4595099 - C.-K. Ngai and S. Yang, “Deterministic Secure Error-Correcting (SEC) Network Codes,” in
*Information Theory Workshop, 2007. ITW ’07. IEEE*, Lake Tahoe, USA, 2007, pp. 96–101. DOI:10.1109/ITW.2007.4313056 - C.-K. Ngai, S. Yang, and R. W. Yeung, “On Static Code Construction for Alternating Multicast and Simultaneous Multicasts,” in
*Global Telecommunications Conference, 2007. GLOBECOM ’07. IEEE*, Washinton, DC, USA, 2007, pp. 1437–1440. DOI:10.1109/GLOCOM.2007.276 - S. Yang and R. W. Yeung, “Refined Coding Bounds for Network Error Correction,” in
*Proc. IEEE Information Theory Workshop ITW ’07*, Bergen, Norway, 2007, pp. 1–5. DOI:10.1109/ITWITWN.2007.4318046 - S. Yang and R. W. Yeung, “Characterizations of Network Error Correction/Detection and Erasure Correction,” in
*Proc. Netcod Workshop 2007*, San Diego, USA, 2007. - S. Yang, C. K. Ngai, and R. W. Yeung, “Construction of Linear Network Codes that Achieve a Refined Singleton Bound,” in
*Information Theory, 2007. ISIT 2007. IEEE International Symposium on*, Nice, France, 2007, pp. 1576–1580. DOI:10.1109/ISIT.2007.4557139 - S. Yang and Y. Zhao, “A new transmit diversity analysis for noncoherent space-time modulation,” in
*Communications, 2004 and the 5th International Symposium on Multi-Dimensional Mobile Communications Proceedings. The 2004 Joint Conference of the 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on*, Beijing, China, 2004, vol. 1, pp. 39–42 vol.1. DOI:10.1109/APCC.2004.1391647 - S. Yang and Y. Zhao, “Channel estimation method for 802.11a WLAN with multiple-antenna,” in
*Communications, 2004 and the 5th International Symposium on Multi-Dimensional Mobile Communications Proceedings. The 2004 Joint Conference of the 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on*, Beijing, China, 2004, vol. 1, pp. 297–300 vol.1. DOI:10.1109/APCC.2004.1391701 - S. Yang and Y. Zhao, “A frequency offset tracking method for OFDM system,” in
*Proc. Future Telecommunications Conference FTC ’03*, Beijing, China, 2003.

- S. Yang, “Superposition Coding for Network Communication,” 2015.
- S. Yang and R. W. Yeung, “Subset coding for communication systems,” 2014.