Postdoc @ UC Berkeley
Postdoc @ UC Berkeley, Department of EECS
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Social media: Instagram / Twitter / StackExchange
Other profiles: dblp / ORCiD / Semantic Scholar
Interests: information theory / coding theory / polar code / distributed system / group testing / application of algebra, combinatorics, and calculus.
For meta-comments of my works categorized by topics, see:
I have once computed, on a supercomputer, the Tutte–Whitney polynomials of Reed–Muller codes of length 64. This GitHub repository keeps the source codes, comments, and results.
Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing
(Gave a small talk on distributed matrix multiplication; slides)
Postdoctoral Scholar in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
Supervisor = Venkatesan Guruswami
University of California, Berkeley
October 2022–October 2023
National Taiwan University
Taught a small, short lecture on polar codes. (Lecture notes.)
Postdoctoral Scholar in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Supervisor = Alexander Vardy
Supervisor += Ryan Gabrys
University of California San Diego
October 2021–September 2022
National Center for Theoretical Sciences (國家理論科學研究中心)
Ph.D in Mathematics
Dissertation (single-spacing version)
Advisor = Iwan Duursma
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
National Taiwan University (國立臺灣大學)
Research Assistant Fellowship
Teacher ranked as excellent by their students
Fall 2019 & Spring 2019 & Spring 2018
Book–Scroll Award (for top 5% GPA)
Fall 2015 & Spring 2014 & Spring 2013 & Fall 2012 & Spring 2012 & Fall 2011
(Prof. Cheng-Tang Hsiao Memorial Scholarship)
(Prof. Ta-Kai Hu Memorial Scholarship)
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2011 & 2009
H.-P. Wang, R. Gabrys, V. Guruswami. Quickly-Decodable Group Testing with Fewer Tests: Price-Scarlett’s Nonadaptive Splitting with Explicit Scalars. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 2023.
H.-P. Wang, V. Guruswami. How Many Matrices Should I Prepare to Polarize Channels Optimally Fast?. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 2023.
T.-C. Lin, H.-P. Wang. Optimal Self-Dual Inequalities to Order Polarized BECs. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 2023. (Preprint.)
H.-P. Wang, C.-W. Chin. Density Devolution for Ordering Synthetic Channels. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 2023. (Preprint.)
H.-P. Wang, V.-F. Dragoi. Fast Methods for Ranking Synthetic BECs. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 2023. (Preprint.)
I. Duursma, R. Gabrys, V. Guruswami, T.-C. Lin, H.-P. Wang. Accelerating Polarization via Alphabet Extension. International Conference on Randomization and Computation (RANDOM), September 2022. (Full version and animation.)
H.-P. Wang, R. Gabrys, A. Vardy. PCR, Tropical Arithmetic, and Group Testing. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 2022. (Full version and slides @ ISIT.)
H.-P. Wang, R. Gabrys, A. Vardy. Tropical Group Testing. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. (Preprint.)
H.-P. Wang, T.-C. Lin, A. Vardy, R. Gabrys. Sub-4.7 Scaling Exponent of Polar Codes. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. (Preprint.)
I. Duursma, H.-P. Wang. Multilinear Algebra for Minimum Storage Regenerating Codes: A Generalization of Product-Matrix Construction. Applicable Algebra in Engineering, Communication and Computing, October 2021. (Author copy and Preprint.)
I. Duursma, X. Li, H.-P. Wang. Multilinear Algebra for Distributed Storage. SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry (SIAGA), September 2021. (Preprint, a 15-minute video presentation, and slides @ SIAM AG21.)
H.-P. Wang, I. Duursma. Log-logarithmic Time Pruned Polar Coding. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, March 2021. (Preprint and Predecessor.)
H.-P. Wang, I. Duursma. Polar Codes’ Simplicity, Random Codes’ Durability. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, March 2021. (Slides @ NTU and slides @ UIUC and slides @ Princeton.)
2022 International Mathematics Competition
2022 International Young Mathematicians Convention
in a remote middle-school as an alternative to the mandatory military service.
TikZ TeX Talk collects some of my ideas for (La)TeX and TikZ.
Oriclip is about binder clip sculptures. (Data plan warning: a lot of photos!)
Vaseman is about drawing people that look like vases. (Data plan warning: scans of drawings!)