Paul W. Cuff – Research Output

Journal Publications

Rate-Distortion Theory for Secrecy Systems

C. Schieler, P. Cuff  —  submitted to IEEE Trans. on Info. Theory, May, 2013.

Condorcet Methods are Less Susceptible to Strategic Voting

T. Wang, P. Cuff, S. Kulkarni  —  submitted to Social Choice and Welfare, March, 2013.

Rate-Distortion-Based Physical Layer Secrecy in Multimode Fiber

E. Song, E. Soljanin, P. Cuff, V. Poor, Kyle Guan  —  accepted to IEEE Trans. on Communications.

Distributed Channel Synthesis

P. Cuff  —  IEEE Trans. on Info. Theory, 59(11):7071-96, November, 2013.

Glauber Dynamics for the mean-field Potts Model

P. Cuff, J. Ding, O. Louidor, E. Lubetzky, Y. Peres, A. Sly  —  Journal of Statistical Physics, 149(3):432-477, 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 Info. Theory, 57(3):1443-56, March, 2011.

Coordination Capacity

P. Cuff, H. Permuter, and T. Cover  —  IEEE Trans. on Info. Theory, 56(9):4181-206, September, 2010.

Capacity of the Trapdoor Channel with Feedback

H. Permuter, P. Cuff, B. Van Roy, and T. Weissman  —  IEEE Trans. on Info. Theory, 54(7):3150-65, July, 2008.

Dissertation

Communication in Networks for Coordinating Behavior

P. Cuff  —  Ph.D. Dissertation, Stanford University, August, 2009.

Conference Proceedings

Beyond Personalization and Anonymity: Toward a Group-Based Recommender System

S. Shang, Y. Hui, P. Hui, P. Cuff, S. Kulkarni  —  to appear, Symp. on Applied Computing, 2014.

A Connection between Good Rate-distortion 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.

Rate-Distortion Theory for Secrecy Systems

C. Schieler, P. Cuff  —  ISIT, July, 2013.

An Upper Bound on the Convergence Time for Quantized Consensus

S. Shang, P. Cuff, P. Hui, S. Kulkarni  —  Infocom, April, 2013.

Optimal Equivocation in Secrecy Systems - A Special Case of Distortion-based Characterization

P. Cuff  —  ITA, February, 2013 (Invited).

Source-Channel 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.

The Source Coding Side of Secrecy

P. Cuff  —  Zurich Seminar on Comm. (IZS), February, 2012 (Invited).

A Class of Log-optimal 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 Point-to-Point 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 Zero-Error Capacity of the Chemical Channel with Feedback

H. Permuter, P. Cuff, B. Van Roy, and T. Weissman  —  ISIT, July, 2007.

Talks (slides)