Siu Wai Ho

Grant-Funded Researcher (C)

Teletraffic Research Centre

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology


My current research interests include visible light communications, indoor positioning, information theory, information-theoretic security, and biometric security systems.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2020 Ho, S. -W., Ling, L., Tan, C. W., & Yeung, R. W. (2020). Proving and Disproving Information Inequalities: Theory and Scalable Algorithms. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION THEORY, 66(9), 5522-5536.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS4
    2020 Ho, S. W. (2020). The Interplay between Block Design Theory and Channel Estimation in Visible Light System. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 67(2), 991-1007.
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    2018 Zhou, Y., Chan, T. H., Ho, S. W., Ye, G., & Wu, D. (2018). Replicating coded content in crowdsourcing-based CDN systems. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 28(12), 3492-3503.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS5
    2018 Ho, S. W., Saed, A. A., Lai, L., & Sung, C. W. (2018). Coding and bounds for channel estimation in visible light communications and positioning. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, 36(1), 34-44.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS12
    2018 Zhou, Y., Gu, X., Wu, D., Chen, M., Chan, T. H., & Ho, S. W. (2018). Statistical study of view preferences for online videos with cross-platform information. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 20(6), 1512-1524.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS8
    2018 Zhou, Y., Wu, J., Chan, T. H., Ho, S. W., Chiu, D. M., & Wu, D. (2018). Interpreting video recommendation mechanisms by mining view count traces. IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, 20(8), 2153-2165.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS9
    2017 Ho, S. W., Duan, J., & Chen, C. S. (2017). Location-based information transmission systems using visible light communications. Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, 28(1), e2922-1-e2922-14.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS14
    2017 Chen, Y., Sung, C. W., Ho, S. W., & Wong, W. S. (2017). BER analysis and power control for interfering visible light communication systems. Optik, 151, 98-109.
    DOI Scopus7
    2016 Parra, J. R., Chan, T. H., & Ho, S. W. (2016). Updatable encryption in distributed storage systems using key-homomorphic pseudorandom functions. International Journal of Information and Coding Theory, 3(4), 365.
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    2016 Hu, P., Wan Sung, C., Ho, S. W., & Chan, T. H. (2016). Optimal coding and allocation for perfect secrecy in multiple clouds. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 11(2), 388-399.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS6
    2016 Yasir, M., Ho, S. W., & Vellambi, B. N. (2016). Indoor position tracking using multiple optical receivers. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 34(4), 1166-1176.
    DOI Scopus87 WoS81
    2015 Lai, L., & Ho, S. W. (2015). Key generation algorithms for pairwise independent networks based on graphical models. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 61(9), 4828-4837.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS7
    2015 Nuwanpriya, A., Ho, S. W., Zhang, J. A., Grant, A. J., & Luo, L. (2015). PAM-SCFDE for Optical Wireless Communications. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 33(14), 2938-2949.
    DOI Scopus36 WoS30
    2014 Yasir, M., Ho, S. W., & Vellambi, B. N. (2014). Indoor positioning system using visible light and accelerometer. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 32(19), 3306-3316.
    DOI Scopus184 WoS169
    2014 Yang, S., Ho, S. W., Meng, J., & Yang, E. H. (2014). Capacity analysis of linear operator channels over finite fields. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 60(8), 4880-4901.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS7
    2013 Zhang, J. A., Collings, I. B., Chen, C. S., Roullet, L., Luo, L., Ho, S. W., & Yuan, J. (2013). Evolving small-cell communications towards mobile-over-FTTx networks. IEEE Communications Magazine, 51(12), 92-101.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS11
    2011 Lai, L., Ho, S. W., & Poor, H. V. (2011). Privacy–Security Trade-Offs in Biometric Security Systems—Part II: Multiple Use Case. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 6(1), 140-151.
    DOI Scopus29 WoS23
    2011 Lai, L., Ho, S. W., & Poor, H. V. (2011). Privacy–Security Trade-Offs in Biometric Security Systems—Part I: Single Use Case. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 6(1), 122-139.
    DOI Scopus65 WoS61
    2010 Ho, S. W., & Yeung, R. W. (2010). The interplay between entropy and variational distance. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 56(12), 5906-5929.
    DOI Scopus46 WoS41
    2010 Ho, S. W., & Yeung, R. W. (2010). On information divergence measures and a unified typicality. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 56(12), 5893-5905.
    DOI Scopus18 WoS15
    2010 Ho, S. W., & Verdú, S. (2010). On the interplay between conditional entropy and error probability. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 56(12), 5930-5942.
    DOI Scopus57 WoS54
    2009 Yeung, R. W., Cai, N., Ho, S. W., & Wagner, A. B. (2009). Reliable communication in the absence of a common clock. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 55(2), 700-712.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS10
    2009 Ho, S. W., & Yeung, R. W. (2009). On the discontinuity of the Shannon information measures. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 55(12), 5362-5374.
    DOI Scopus29 WoS29
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2019 Ling, L., Tan, C., Ho, S., & Yeung, R. (2019). Scalable Automated Proving of Information Theoretic Inequalities with Proximal Algorithms. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings Vol. 2019-July (pp. 1382-1386). online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3
    2019 Ho, S. W. (2019). The Interplay Between Block Design and Channel Estimation in VLC Systems. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings Vol. 2019-July (pp. 146-150). online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2019 Mulinde, R., Kaushik, M., Dissanayake, D., Attygalle, M., Chan, T., Ho, S., & Aziz, S. (2019). DOA estimation of wideband LFM RADAR signals. In 2019 International Radar Conference, RADAR 2019 (pp. 1-6). online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus5
    2018 Saed, A., Ho, S., Lai, L., & Sung, C. (2018). Combinational Code for Channel Estimation in Visible Light Communications and Positioning. In IEEE International Conference on Communications Vol. 2018-May (pp. 1-6). online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus2
    2017 Saed, A., Ho, S., Gorce, J., & Chen, C. (2017). Minimal Noise Variance Decoder for Uncoordinated Multiple Access in VLC. In IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Vol. 2017-June (pp. 1-5). online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus1
    2016 Chen, Y., Sung, C., Ho, S., & Wong, W. (2016). BER analysis for interfering visible light communication systems. In 2016 10th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing, CSNDSP 2016 (pp. 1-6). online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus16
    2016 Parra, J. R., Chan, T., & Ho, S. W. (2016). A noiseless key-homomorphic PRF: Application on distributed storage systems. In Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) Vol. 9723 (pp. 505-513). Switzerland: Springer.
    DOI Scopus3
    2016 Saed, A., Yasir, M., Ho, S., & Sung, C. (2016). Coding for uncoordinated multiple access in visible light positioning systems. In 10th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems, ICSPCS 2016 - Proceedings (pp. 1-7). online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus4
    2016 Saed, A., Ho, S., & Sung, C. (2016). Adaptive modulation for two users in VLC. In 2015 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2015 - Proceedings (pp. 1-6). online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus11
    2016 Yasir, M., Saed, A. A., & Ho, S. W. (2016). Uncoordinated multiple access scheme for VLC systems with positioning capability. In 2016 Australian Communications Theory Workshop, AusCTW 2016 (pp. 118-123). online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS1
    2016 Yasir, M., Ho, S., & Vellambi, B. (2016). Indoor position tracking using visible light. In 2015 IEEE 82nd Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Fall 2015 - Proceedings. IEEE.
    DOI Scopus2
    2016 Ho, S. W., & Sung, C. W. (2016). Uncoordinated multiple access schemes for visible light communications and positioning. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings Vol. 2016-August (pp. 350-354). Online: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2015 Chan, T. H., Ho, S. W., & Yamamoto, H. (2015). Private information retrieval for coded storage. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings Vol. 2015-June (pp. 2842-2846). Hong Kong, HONG KONG: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus100 WoS96
    2015 Huynh, T. D., Chen, C. S., & Ho, S. W. (2015). Localization method for device-to-device through user movement. In 2015 IEEE International Conference on Communication Workshop, ICCW 2015 (pp. 821-826). London, ENGLAND: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS2
    2015 Rodriguez Parra, J., Chan, T., Land, I., & Ho, S. W. (2015). Authentication for two-way relay channel with Physical-Layer Network coding. In ITW 2015 - 2015 IEEE Information Theory Workshop (pp. 49-53). Jeju, SOUTH KOREA: IEEE.
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    2015 Huynh, T. D., Chen, C. S., & Ho, S. W. (2015). Exploiting user movement for position detection. In 2015 12th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, CCNC 2015 (pp. 513-518). Las Vegas, NV: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1
    2015 Nuwanpriya, A., Ho, S. W., & Chen, C. S. (2015). Indoor MIMO Visible Light Communications: Novel Angle Diversity Receivers for Mobile Users. In IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications Vol. 33 (pp. 1780-1792). IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC.
    DOI Scopus170 WoS147
    2015 Ho, S. W., & Verdú, S. (2015). Convexity/concavity of renyi entropy and α-mutual information. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings Vol. 2015-June (pp. 745-749). Hong Kong, PEOPLES R CHINA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus41 WoS32
    2014 Nuwanpriya, A., Ho, S. W., & Chen, C. S. (2014). Angle diversity receiver for indoor MIMO visible light communications. In 2014 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2014 (pp. 444-449). Austin, TX: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus25 WoS14
    2014 Hu, P., Sung, C. W., Ho, S. W., & Chan, T. H. (2014). Three-level storage and nested MDS codes for perfect secrecy in multiple clouds. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings (pp. 1356-1360). Honolulu, HI: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2014 Ho, S. W., Tan, C. W., & Yeung, R. W. (2014). Proving and disproving information inequalities. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings (pp. 2814-2818). Honolulu, HI: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS8
    2014 Tan, C. W., Ho, S. W., Lin, S., & Yeung, R. W. (2014). Finding the capacity of next-generation networks by linear programming. In 2014 IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems, IEEE ICCS 2014 (pp. 192-196). Macau, PEOPLES R CHINA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2013 Yasir, M., Ho, S. W., & Vellambi, B. N. (2013). Indoor localization using visible light and accelerometer. In GLOBECOM - IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (pp. 3341-3346). Atlanta, GA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus29 WoS25
    2013 Ho, S. W., Cowley, W. G., Nguyen, K., & Duan, J. (2013). An integrated wireless system using visible light. In 2013 IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China, ICCC 2013 (pp. 61-67). IEEE.
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    2013 Uduwerelle, C., Chan, T., & Ho, S. W. (2013). The Kraft inequality for EPS systems. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings (pp. 1546-1550). Istanbul, TURKEY: IEEE.
    DOI WoS1
    2013 Ho, S. W., Lai, L., & Grant, A. (2013). Source coding with side information for error free perfect secrecy systems. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory: Proceedings (pp. 2214-2218). Istanbul, Turkey: IEEE.
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    2013 Chan, T. H., & Ho, S. W. (2013). Robust multiple description coding - Joint Coding for source and storage. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings (pp. 1809-1813). Istanbul, TURKEY: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2013 Nuwanpriya, A., Zhang, J., Grant, A., Ho, S. W., & Luo, L. (2013). Single carrier frequency domain equalization based on on-off-keying for optical wireless communications. In IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, WCNC (pp. 4272-4277). Shanghai, PEOPLES R CHINA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS9
    2012 Ho, S. W., Chan, T., & Grant, A. (2012). Non-entropic inequalities from information constraints. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings (pp. 1256-1260). Cambridge, MA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus3
    2012 Uduwerelle, C., Ho, S. W., & Chan, T. (2012). Design of error-free perfect secrecy system by prefix codes and partition codes. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings (pp. 1593-1597). IEEE.
    DOI Scopus5
    2012 Uduwerelle, C., Ho, S. W., & Chan, T. (2012). Design of an error-free perfect secrecy system for unknown inputs. In 2012 Australian Communications Theory Workshop, AusCTW'12 (pp. 102-107). IEEE.
    DOI Scopus1
    2012 Luo, L., Chen, C. S., & Ho, S. W. (2012). On the peak-to-average power ratio of pre-equalized base-field Hartley OFDM. In 2012 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2012 (pp. 631-636). Anaheim, CA: IEEE.
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    2012 Nuwanpriya, A., Grant, A., Ho, S. W., & Luo, L. (2012). Position Modulating OFDM for optical wireless communications. In 2012 IEEE Globecom Workshops, GC Wkshps 2012 (pp. 1219-1223). Anaheim, CA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus27 WoS18
    2012 Ho, S. W. (2012). Some optimization problems in error free perfect secrecy systems. In 2012 IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems, ICCS 2012 (pp. 215-219). Singapore, SINGAPORE: IEEE.
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    2012 Lai, L., & Ho, S. W. (2012). Simultaneously generating multiple keys and multi-commodity flow in networks. In 2012 IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW 2012) (pp. 627-631). Lausanne, Switzerland: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS9
    2011 Huang, W. C., Ho, S. W., & Chan, T. H. (2011). Finite session codes in asynchronous channel. In Proceedings of the 2011 Australian Communications Theory Workshop, AusCTW 2011 (pp. 77-82). IEEE.
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    2011 Chan, T. H., & Ho, S. W. (2011). 2-Dimensional interval algorithm. In 2011 IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW 2011 (pp. 633-637). IEEE.
    DOI Scopus1
    2011 Ho, S. W., Chan, T., & Uduwerelle, C. (2011). Error-free perfect-secrecy systems. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings (pp. 1613-1617). St Petersburg, RUSSIA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS9
    2011 Ho, S. W., Lai, L., & Grant, A. (2011). On the separation of encryption and compression in secure distributed source coding. In 2011 IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW 2011 (pp. 653-657). IEEE.
    DOI Scopus2
    2010 Lai, L., Ho, S. W., & Poor, H. V. (2010). Privacy-security tradeoffs in reusable biometric security systems. In ICASSP, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - Proceedings (pp. 1722-1725). Dallas, TX: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS2
    2010 Ho, S. W., Chan, T., & Grant, A. (2010). The confidence interval of entropy estimation through a noisy channel. In 2010 IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW 2010 - Proceedings (pp. 5 pages). Dublin, IRELAND: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS1
    2010 Yang, S., Ho, S. W., Meng, J., & Yang, E. H. (2010). Optimality of subspace coding for linear operator channels over finite fields. In IEEE Information Theory Workshop 2010, ITW 2010. IEEE.
    DOI Scopus13
    2010 Ho, S. W. (2010). Markov lemma for countable alphabets. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings (pp. 1448-1452). Austin, TX: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS3
    2009 Ho, S. W. (2009). Bounds on the rates of joint source-channel codes for general sources and channels. In 2009 IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW 2009 (pp. 328-332). Taormina, ITALY: IEEE.
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    2009 Ho, S. W. (2009). On the interplay between shannon's information measures and reliability criteria. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings (pp. 154-158). Seoul, SOUTH KOREA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS6
    2009 Lai, L., Ho, S. W., & Poor, H. V. (2009). An information theoretic framework for biometric security systems. In M. Tistarelli, & M. S. Nixon (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) Vol. 5558 LNCS (pp. 879-888). Comp Vis Lab, Alghero, ITALY: SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN.
    DOI Scopus1
    2008 Ho, S. W., & Verdú, S. (2008). Conditional entropy and error probability. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings (pp. 1622-1626). Toronto, CANADA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS2
    2008 Lai, L., Ho, S. W., & Poor, H. V. (2008). Privacy-security tradeoffs in biometric security systems. In 46th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (pp. 268-273). Monticello, IL: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus36 WoS12
    2007 Cai, N., Ho, S. W., & Yeung, R. W. (2007). Probabilistic capacity and optimal coding for asynchronous channel. In 2007 IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW 2007, Proceedings (pp. 54-59). Tahoe City, CA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS7
    2007 Ho, S. W., & Yeung, R. W. (2007). The interplay between entropy and variational distance. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings (pp. 491-495). Nice, FRANCE: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3
    2006 Ho, S. W., & Yeung, R. W. (2006). On information divergence measures and a unified typicality. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings (pp. 113-117). Seattle, WA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus5 WoS2
    2005 Ho, S. W., & Yeung, R. W. (2005). On the discontinuity of the Shannon information measures. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings Vol. 2005 (pp. 159-163). Adelaide, AUSTRALIA: IEEE.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS2
    2004 Ho, S. W., & Yeung, R. W. (2004). On the relation between the Shannon entropy and the von Neumann entropy. In IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings (pp. 42).
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2003 - ongoing Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers United States
  • Position: Grant-Funded Researcher (C)
  • Phone: 83135082
  • Email: siuwai.ho@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Ingkarni Wardli, floor 5
  • Org Unit: Teletraffic Research Centre

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