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M.Sc. Rana Ali Amjad

Technical University of Munich

Chair of Communications Engineering (Prof. Kramer)

Postal address

Postal:
Theresienstr. 90
80333 München

Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning.
  • Information Theory.
  • Physical Layer Security.
  • Channel and Source Coding Theory.
  • Algorithms and Discrete Mathematics.

Education

  • PhD Student at LNT, TUM since January 2014
  • MSCE 2011-2013, TUM
  • BSc Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

Awards

  • Walter Gademann Prize for best Master thesis in Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering at Technical University of Munich, Germany.
  • Achievement Award for outstanding performance in Master in Communication Engineering degree at Technical University of Munich,  Germany.
  • Naeem Shafi Gold Medal for best performance(Communications Major) in Bachelors of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science degree at University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore Pakistan.
  • Academic Color Holder in High School for best performance over the span of 4 years.
  • Gold Medal for best performance in High School State Examinations.

Theses

Available Theses

Theses in Progress

Publications

2019

  • Amjad, R. A.; Blöchl, C; Geiger, B. C.: A generalized framework for Kullback-Leibler Markov aggregation. IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, Jul 2019 more…
  • Amjad, R. A.; Khan, R. A.; Kleinsteuber, M.: Extended Affinity Propagation: Global Discovery and Local Insights. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge & Data Engineering, Jul 2019 more…
  • Amjad, R. A.; Liu, K; Geiger, B. C.: Understanding individual neuron importance using information theory. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, Jul 2019 more…
  • Amjad, R. A., Geiger, B. C.: Learning representations for neural network based classification using the information bottleneck principle. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Apr 2019 more… Full text ( DOI )

2018

  • Amjad, R. A.: Information Rates and Error Exponents for Probabilistic Amplitude Shaping. Information Theory Workshop (ITW), Nov 2018 more…
  • Blöchl, C; Amjad, R.A; Geiger, B.C.: Co-Clustering via information- theoretic Markov aggregation. IEEE Trans. Knowledge and Data Engineering, Jun 2018 more… Full text ( DOI )

2017

  • Geiger, B. C; Amjad, R. A.: Community detection in Shakespeare’s plays. Classic and information-theoretic approaches. Graphen, Karten, Listen, Diagramme etc. pp. - Modellierungen & Visualisierungen von Literatur in der digitalen Analyse, Dec 2017 more…
  • Amjad, R. A., Geiger, B. C., Blöchl, C.: Information Theoretic Cost Functions for Markov Aggregation and Clustering. Seminar at Eurecom, France, Oct 2017 more…
  • Geiger, B. C. and Amjad, R. A.: Generalized Kullback-Leibler Aggregation of Markov Chains. Workshop on Information and Communication Theory in Control Systems, May 2017 more…
  • Amjad, R.A.; Geiger, B.: Mutual Information Based Clustering: Hard or Soft? 18th Joint Workshop on Communications and Coding (JWCC), Mar 2017 more…
  • Geiger, B. C.; Amjad, R. A.: Mutual Information-Based Clustering: Hard or Soft? Proc. of 11th ITG Conf. on Systems, Communication and Coding (SCC) (ITG-Fachbericht 268), VDE, Feb 2017, 1-6 more…

2016

  • Amjad, Rana Ali: Variable-to-Fixed Length Resolution Codes for Approximate Random Number Generation. XV International Symposium on Problems of Redundancy in Information and Control Systems, Sep 2016 more…
  • Amjad, Rana Ali: Error Exponent and Achievable Rates for Probabilistic Amplitude Shaping. LNT Tagung, Aug 2016 more…
  • Geiger, B. C. and Amjad, R. A.: Hard Clusters Maximize Mutual Information – Some Results and an Open Problem. Internal LNT Workshop, Aug 2016 more…
  • Amjad, Rana Ali: Information Theoretic Clustering. European School of Information Theory (ESIT), Apr 2016 more…

2015

  • Amjad, R.A.; Kramer, G.: Channel resolvability codes based on concatenation and sparse linear coding. IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), Jun 2015 more…
  • Amjad, Rana Ali: Sparse and Concatenated Codes for Channel Resolvability. Summer School on Information Processing for Large Networks, Jun 2015 more…
  • Amjad, Rana Ali: Low Complexity Codes for Channel Resolvability. Euopean School of Information Theory (ESIT), Apr 2015 more…
  • Amjad, Rana Ali: Coding for Channel Intrinsic Random Extraction. 17th Joint Conference on Communications and Coding (JCCC), Mar 2015 more…
  • Amjad, Rana Ali: Algorithms for Distribution Matching and Resolution Coding. SP Coding and Information School, Jan 2015 more…

2014

  • Amjad, Rana Ali: A Learning Perspective of Context Tree Weighting. Machine Learning in Communication, Sep 2014 more…
  • Böcherer, G.; Amjad, R. A.: Informational Divergence and Entropy Rate on Rooted Trees with Probabilities. IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory (ISIT), Jun 2014 more…
  • Amjad, Rana Ali: Coding Theorems and Algorithms for Simulation of Discrete Memoryless Sources. Euopean School of Information Theory (ESIT), Apr 2014 more…

2013

  • Böcherer, G.; Amjad, R. A.: Fixed-to-Variable Length Resolution Coding for Target Distributions. IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW), Sep 2013 more…
  • Amjad, R. A.; Böcherer, G.: Fixed-to-Variable Length Distribution Matching. IEEE Int. Symp. Inf. Theory(ISIT), Jul 2013 more…
  • Bai, Q; Amjad, R. A.; Nossek, J.A.: Average Throughput Maximization for Energy Harvesting Transmitters with Causal Energy Arrival Information. IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, IEEE, 2013Shanghai, P.R. China, 4232-4237 more…

2012

  • Khalid, Farhan Bin; Amjad, Rana Ali; Chohan, M.A.; Khizar, Muhammad M.: FPGA based real- time signal processor for Pulse Doppler Radar. Conference on Informatics, Electronics and Vision (ICIEV), May 2012 more…