Paul W. Cuff – Research Output
Journal Publications
 Common Randomness and Key Generation with Limited Interaction
J. Liu, P. Cuff, S. Verdú — submitted to IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, June, 2016.
 Egamma Resolvability
J. Liu, P. Cuff, S. Verdú — submitted to IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, February, 2016.
 Arbitrarily Varying Wiretap Channels with Type Constrained States
Z. Goldfeld, P. Cuff, H. Permuter — submitted to IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, January, 2016.
 Strong Secrecy for Cooperative Broadcast Channels
Z. Goldfeld, G. Kramer, H. Permuter, P. Cuff — submitted to IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, January, 2016.
 Secure Cascade Channel Synthesis
S. Satpathy, P. Cuff — accepted to IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, May, 2015.
 SemanticSecurity Capacity for Wiretap Channels of Type II
Z. Goldfeld, P. Cuff, H. Permuter — IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, 62(7):117, July, 2016.
 The Henchman Problem: Measuring Secrecy by the Minimum Distortion in a List
C. Schieler, P. Cuff — IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, 62(6):343650, June, 2016.
 The Likelihood Encoder for Lossy Compression
E. Song, P. Cuff, V. Poor — IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, 62(4):183649, April, 2016.
 Key Capacity for Product Sources with Application to Stationary Gaussian Processes
J. Liu, P. Cuff, S. Verdú — IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, 62(2):9841005, February, 2016.
 An Upper Bound on the Convergence Time for Quantized Consensus of Arbitrary Static Graphs (longer version)
S. Shang, P. Cuff, P. Hui, S. Kulkarni — IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control, 60(4):112732, April, 2015.
 RateDistortion Theory for Secrecy Systems
C. Schieler, P. Cuff — IEEE Trans. on Information 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 Information Theory, 57(3):144356, March, 2011.
 Coordination Capacity
P. Cuff, H. Permuter, T. Cover — IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, 56(9):4181206, September, 2010.
 Capacity of the Trapdoor Channel with Feedback
H. Permuter, P. Cuff, B. Van Roy, T. Weissman — IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, 54(7):315065, July, 2008.
Dissertation
 Communication in Networks for Coordinating Behavior
P. Cuff — Ph.D. Dissertation, Stanford University, August, 2009.
Conference Proceedings
 SemanticSecurity Capacity for Wiretap Channels of Type II
Z. Goldfeld, P. Cuff, H. Permuter — ISIT, July, 2016.
 Soft Covering with High Probability
P. Cuff — ISIT, July, 2016.
 Key Generation with Limited Interaction
J. Liu, P. Cuff, S. Verdú — ISIT, July, 2016.
 BrascampLieb Inequality and Its Reverse: An Information Theoretic View
J. Liu, T. Courtade, P. Cuff, S. Verdú — ISIT, July, 2016.
 Smoothing BrascampLieb Inequalities and Strong Converses for Common Randomness Generation
J. Liu, T. Courtade, P. Cuff, S. Verdú — ISIT, July, 2016.
 SemanticSecurity Capacity for the Physical Layer via Information Theory
Z. Goldfeld, P. Cuff, H. Permuter — SwSTE, Be'er Sheva, Israel, June, 2016.
 Strong Secrecy for Cooperative Broadcast Channels
Z. Goldfeld, G. Kramer, H. Permuter, P. Cuff — Int'l. Zurich Seminar on Communications, March, 2016.
 A Stronger SoftCovering Lemma and Applications
P. Cuff — CNS Workshop on Physicallayer Methods for Wireless Security, September, 2015.
 Gaussian Secure Source Coding and Wyner's Common Information
S. Satpathy, P. Cuff — ISIT, June, 2015.
 OneShot Mutual Covering Lemma and Marton's Inner Bound with a Common Message
J. Liu, P. Cuff, S. Verdú — ISIT, June, 2015 (semiplenary).
 Secret Key Generation with One Communicator and a OneShot Converse via Hypercontractivity
J. Liu, P. Cuff, S. Verdú — ISIT, June, 2015.
 Resolvability in Egamma with Applications to Lossy Compression and Wiretap Channels
J. Liu, P. Cuff, S. Verdú — ISIT, June, 2015.
 Joint SourceChannel Secrecy Using Hybrid Coding
E. Song, P. Cuff, V. Poor — ISIT, June, 2015.
 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)
CISS 2016 — Panel  The Next 50 Years
Zurich Seminar on Communications 2016 — Semantic Security using a Stronger SoftCovering Lemma
ITA 2016 — Estimation of Smoothed Entropy
Science of Information, Caltech, Stanford, USC, UC Irvine, UC Berkeley 2015 — Semantic Security using a Stronger SoftCovering Lemma
CNS Workshop on Physicallayer Methods for Wireless Security 2015 (Keynote Talk) — Semantic Security using a Stronger SoftCovering Lemma
ISIT 2015 — Gaussian Secure Source Coding and Wyner's Common Information
CTW 2015 — Embedded Coordination for Signals
ITW 2015 — ZeroDelay DistortionInducing Secure Source Coding
ITW 2015 — The Third Way
ITA 2015 — Secret Key Agreement with RateLimited Communication Among Three Nodes
Allerton 2014 — Secure RateLimited Feedback for Control
Edgestream Partners 2014 — Source Coding (secrecy and embedding)
SPCOM Tutorial 2014 — RateDistortion Theory for Secrecy Systems
Cornell, BYU 2013 — Ratedistortion Theory for Secrecy Systems
Yale 2013 — Ratedistortion Theory for Communication in Games
ITW 2013 — The Likelihood Encoder for Source Coding
ITW 2013 — Secrecy in Cascade Networks
UIUC, NIKSUN WWSMC, PDT 2013 — RateDistortion Theory for Secrecy Systems
ITA 2013 — Equivocation  A Special Case of Distortionbased Characterization
NIPS Workshop on Social Choice Theory 2012 — Requirements for Fair and Robust Voting Systems
Stanford ISL Colloquium, UC Berkeley Seminar, Bell Labs Mathematics Colloquium 2012 — Secure Communication of Signals
CISS 2012 — Toward a Secure Datarate Theorem
Zurich Seminar on Communications 2012 — The Source Coding Side of Secrecy
ITA 2012 — A Class of Logoptimal Utility Functions
Allerton 2011 — Hybrid Codes Needed for Coordination over the PointtoPoint Channel
Fusion 2011 — Mutual Information Scheduling for Ranking
Princeton Stats Symposium 2011 — Information Theory  Aggregating Information
ITA 2011 — Causal Secrecy: An Informed Eavesdropper
Globecom 2010 — A Framework for Partial Secrecy
MIT  HP Seminar, UIUC 201011 — Secure Communication for Distributed Systems
BYU 2010 — Information Theory for Secrecy and Control
Princeton Staff Lunch Lecture 2010 — A Bit About Bits
Princeton, ISS 2009 — Efficient Communication for Control in Games and Networks
Allerton 2009 — State Information in Bayesian Games
Stanford University PhD Oral Exam — Communication in Networks for Coordinating Behavior (video)
ISIT 2009 — Cascade Multiterminal Source Coding
ITA (UCSD) 2009 — Investigating the Fundamental Communication Burden of Cooperation
MIT  LIDS 2008 — The Golden Ratio in Communication  Blackwell's Trapdoor Channel and Task Assignment
Allerton 2008 — Coordination via Communication
ISIT 2008 — Communication Requirement for Generating Correlated Random Variables
School of Information Theory 2008 — Coordination via Communication
BIRS 2007 — Entropy Rates of Hidden Markov Processes emerge from Blackwell's Trapdoor Channel
ISIT 2007 — Capacity and ZeroError Capacity of the Chemical Channel with Feedback
