John Brady — NASA Langley Research Center. John worked on testing and modifying a communications protocol for use in the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (CLARREO) satellite.
Gautam Dasarathy — Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs (MERL). Gautam spent the summer thinking about “Shortest Path” algorithms on large graphs, i.e., algorithms that compute the best route to get from Point A to Point B on a given weighted graph. In this talk Gautam will introduce a few algorithms he came across and talk about why they work so well.
Matt Malloy — Optametra. Matt spent the summer at one of Madison’s only communication companies working on various signal processing algorithms. Ideal coherent optical communication systems consist of four orthogonal signals (In-phase and quadrature, both vertically an horizontally polarized). In a real system, these signals aren’t so orthogonal. Matt will discuss how to equalize these effects using FIR filters — a problem equivalent to MIMO channel equalization.
Discovery Building, Orchard View Room
Gautam Dasarathy, John Brady, Matt Malloy