Paul W. Cuff – Research Output
Journal Publications
 The Henchman Problem: Measuring Secrecy by the Minimum Distortion in a List
C. Schieler, P. Cuff — submitted to IEEE Trans. on Inf. Theory, October, 2014.
 Key Capacity for Product Sources with Application to Stationary Gaussian Processes
J. Liu, P. Cuff, S. Verdú — submitted to IEEE Trans. on Inf. Theory, September, 2014.
 The Likelihood Encoder for Lossy Compression
E. Song, P. Cuff, V. Poor — submitted to IEEE Trans. on Inf. Theory, August, 2014.
 An Upper Bound on the Convergence Time for Quantized Consensus of Arbitrary Static Graphs
S. Shang, P. Cuff, P. Hui, S. Kulkarni — to appear in IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, January, 2015.
 RateDistortion Theory for Secrecy Systems
C. Schieler, P. Cuff — IEEE Trans. on Inf. Theory, 60(12):7584605, December, 2014.
 RateDistortionBased Physical Layer Secrecy in Multimode Fiber
E. Song, E. Soljanin, P. Cuff, V. Poor, K. Guan — IEEE Trans. on Communications, 62(3):108090, March, 2014.
 Distributed Channel Synthesis
P. Cuff — IEEE Trans. on Inf. Theory, 59(11):707196, November, 2013.
 Glauber Dynamics for the meanfield Potts Model
P. Cuff, J. Ding, O. Louidor, E. Lubetzky, Y. Peres, A. Sly — Journal of Statistical Physics, 149(3):432477, November, 2012.
 On the Role of the Refinement Layer in Multiple Description Coding and Scalable Coding (arXiv)
J. Wang, J. Chen, L. Zhao, P. Cuff, H. Permuter — IEEE Trans. on Inf. Theory, 57(3):144356, March, 2011.
 Coordination Capacity
P. Cuff, H. Permuter, and T. Cover — IEEE Trans. on Inf. Theory, 56(9):4181206, September, 2010.
 Capacity of the Trapdoor Channel with Feedback
H. Permuter, P. Cuff, B. Van Roy, and T. Weissman — IEEE Trans. on Inf. Theory, 54(7):315065, July, 2008.
Dissertation
 Communication in Networks for Coordinating Behavior
P. Cuff — Ph.D. Dissertation, Stanford University, August, 2009.
Conference Proceedings
 A RateDistortion Based Secrecy System with Side Information at the Decoders
E. Song, P. Cuff, V. Poor — Allerton, October, 2014.
 Secure Coordination with a TwoSided Helper
S. Satpathy, P. Cuff — ISIT, July, 2014.
 The Likelihood Encoder for Lossy Source Compression
E. Song, P. Cuff, V. Poor — ISIT, July, 2014.
 The Henchman Problem: Measuring Secrecy by the Minimum Distortion in a List
C. Schieler, P. Cuff — ISIT, July, 2014.
 Key Capacity with Limited OneWay Communication for Product Sources
J. Liu, P. Cuff, S. Verdú — ISIT, July, 2014.
 The Application of Differential Privacy for Rank Aggregation: Privacy and Accuracy
S. Shang, T. Wang, P. Cuff, S. Kulkarni — Fusion, July, 2014.
 Beyond Personalization and Anonymity: Toward a GroupBased Recommender System
S. Shang, Y. Hui, P. Hui, P. Cuff, S. Kulkarni — Symp. on Applied Computing (SAC), March, 2014.
 A Connection between Good Ratedistortion Codes and Backward DMCs
C. Schieler, P. Cuff — ITW, September, 2013.
 The Likelihood Encoder for Source Coding
P. Cuff, E. Song — ITW, September, 2013.
 Secrecy in Cascade Networks
P. Cuff — ITW, September, 2013.
 Secure Cascade Channel Synthesis
S. Satpathy, P. Cuff — ISIT, July, 2013.
 A Bit of Secrecy for Gaussian Source Compression
E. Song, P. Cuff, V. Poor — ISIT, July, 2013.
 RateDistortion Theory for Secrecy Systems
C. Schieler, P. Cuff — ISIT, July, 2013.
 An Upper Bound on the Convergence Time for Quantized Consensus (full version)
S. Shang, P. Cuff, P. Hui, S. Kulkarni — Infocom, April, 2013.
 Optimal Equivocation in Secrecy Systems  A Special Case of Distortionbased Characterization
P. Cuff — ITA, February, 2013 (Invited).
 SourceChannel Secrecy with Causal Disclosure
C. Schieler, E. Song, P. Cuff, V. Poor — Allerton, October, 2012.
 Condorcet Voting Methods Avoid the Paradoxes of Voting Theory
T. Wang, J. Sturm, P. Cuff, S. Kulkarni — Allerton, October, 2012 (Invited).
 A Random Walk Based Model Incorporating Social Information for Recommendations
S. Shang, S. Kulkarni , P. Cuff, P. Hui — MLSP, September, 2012.
 Iterative collaborative filtering for recommender systems with sparse data
Z. Zhang, P. Cuff, S. Kulkarni — MLSP, September, 2012.
 Secrecy is Cheap if the Adversary Must Reconstruct
C. Schieler, P. Cuff — ISIT, July, 2012.
 An Upper Bound on the Convergence Time for Distributed Binary Consensus
S. Shang, P. Cuff, S. Kulkarni, P. Hui — Fusion, July, 2012.
 Cooperative Caching based on File Popularity Ranking in Delay Tolerant Networks
T. Wang, P. Hui, S. Kulkarni, P. Cuff — ExtremeCom, March, 2012.
 The Source Coding Side of Secrecy
P. Cuff — Zurich Seminar on Comm. (IZS), February, 2012 (Invited).
 A Class of Logoptimal Utility Functions
P. Cuff — ITA, February, 2012 (Invited).
 Wisdom of the Crowd: Incorporating Social Influence in Recommendation Models
S. Shang, P. Hui, S. Kulkarni, P. Cuff — ICPADS, December, 2011.
 Coordination using Implicit Communication
P. Cuff and L. Zhao — ITW, October, 2011.
 Hybrid Codes Needed for Coordination over the PointtoPoint Channel
P. Cuff and C. Schieler — Allerton, September, 2011 (Invited).
 A Lattice of Gambles
P. Cuff, T. Cover, G. Kumar, and L. Zhao — ISIT, August, 2011.
 Mutual Information Scheduling for Ranking
H. Aftab, N. Raj, P. Cuff, and S. Kulkarni — Fusion, July, 2011.
 A Framework for Partial Secrecy
P. Cuff — Globecom, December, 2010.
 Using a Secret Key to Foil an Eavesdropper
P. Cuff — Allerton, September, 2010 (Invited).
 State Information in Bayesian Games
P. Cuff — Presented at Allerton, October, 2009 (Invited).
 Cascade Multiterminal Source Coding
P. Cuff, H.I. Su, and A. El Gamal — ISIT, July, 2009.
 Consolidating Achievable Regions of Multiple Descriptions
L. Zhao, P. Cuff, H. Permuter — ISIT, July, 2009.
 Communication Requirements for Generating Correlated Random Variables
P. Cuff — ISIT, July, 2008 (Best Student Paper Award).
 Capacity and ZeroError Capacity of the Chemical Channel with Feedback
H. Permuter, P. Cuff, B. Van Roy, and T. Weissman — ISIT, July, 2007.
Talks (slides)
