Zhen Zhang, Professor
M.S., Mathematics, Nan'kai University, Tianjin,
Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Cornell University,
Research Interests: Information Theory, Coding Theory, Data
Compression and Storage, Network Coding, Combinatorics, and Applied Probability
Dr. Zhang received his Habilitation in Mathematics in 1988 at Bielefeld
University. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, and joined USC
in August 1988.
Full-time positions: Nan'kai University, Tianjin,
1981-1982; Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany, 1986-1988; University of
Southern California, 1988-.
- Z. Zhang and T. Berger,
"New Results for Binary Multiple Descriptions", IEEE
Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. IT-33, No. 4, pp. 502-522,
- R. Ahlswede and Z. Zhang,
"An Identity in Combinatorial Extremal Theory", Advances in
Mathematics, Vol. 80, No. 2, pp. 137-151, April 1990.
- Z. Zhang, "Linear
Inequalities for Covering Codes: Part I - Pair Covering
Inequalities", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol.
37, No. 3, pp. 573-582, May 1991.
- Z. Zhang and V.K. Wei,
"An On-Line Universal Lossy Data Compression Algorithim via
Continuous Codebook Refinement", IEEE Trans. on Information
Theory, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 803-821, May 1996.
- Z. Zhang, E. Yang and V. K.
Wei, "The Redundancy of Source Coding with a Fidelity
Criterion", IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, Vol. 43, No.
1, pp. 71-91, Jan. 1997.
- Z. Zhang and R. W. Yeung,
"On Characterization of Entropy Function via Information
Trans. on Inform. Theory, Vol. 44, No. 4, pp. 1440-1452, July, 1998.
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