• Professor
Zixiang Xiong

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in EE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), 1996

Research Interests

  • Distributed source coding for sensor networks, data hiding, and network information theory Joint source-channel coding, networked multimedia and data compression Genomic signal processing Network traffic smoothing and modeling.

    • Network information theory, code designs and applications
      • Distributed source coding of linear functions
      • Minimum-energy network communications
      • Multiterminal source coding theory and multiterminal video coding
      • Cooperative diversity
      • Dirty-paper coding
    • Networked multimedia
      • Audio/image/video coding
      • Source-channel coding
    • Biomedical engineering
      • Medical image processing

Awards & Honors

  • IEEE Fellow
  • NSF CAREER Award
  • ARO YIP Award
  • ONR YIP Award

Selected Publications

  • Z. Xiong, "Distributed video coding," Multimedia Image and Video Processing, L. Guan, Y. He, and S.-Y. Kung (Eds.), CRC, 2012.
  • Z. Xiong, A. Liveris, and Y. Yang, "Distributed source coding," Handbook on Array Processing and Sensor Networks, S. Haykin and K. J. R. Liu (Eds.), Wiley, 2009.
  • Z. Xiong and K. Ramchandran, "Wavelet image compression," The Essential Guide to Image Processing, A. Bovik, ed., Elsevier, 2009.
  • V. Stankovic, A. Host-Madsen, and Z. Xiong, "Cooperative diversity: Capacity bounds and code designs," Adaptive Signal Processing for Wireless Communications, M. Ibnkahla (Ed.), CRC Press, 2008.
  • R. Hamzaoui, V Stankovic, Z. Xiong, K. Ramchandran, R. Puri, A. Majumdar, and J. Chou "Channel protection and joint source channel coding techniques," Multimedia over IP and Wireless Networks: Compression, Networking, and Systems, M. van der Schaar and P. Chou (Eds.), Academic Press, 2007.
  • R. Hamzaoui, V Stankovic, and Z. Xiong, "Forward error control for packet loss and corruption," Multimedia over IP and Wireless Networks: Compression, Networking, and Systems, M. van der Schaar and P. Chou (Eds.), Academic Press, 2007.
  • Z. Xiong and K. Ramchandran, "Wavelet image compression," Handbook of Image and Video Processing, A. Bovik, ed., 2nd edition, Academic Press, 2005.
  • Z. Xiong and K. Ramchandran, "Wavelet image compression," Handbook of Image and Video Processing, A. Bovik, ed., Academic Press, 2000.
  • A. Nosratinia, G. Davis, Z. Xiong, and R. Rajagopalan, "Subband image compression,'' Wavelet, subband and block transforms in communications and multimedia, A. Akansu and M. Medley, eds, Kluwer, 1999.
  • W. A. Pearlman, B.-J. Kim, and Z. Xiong, "Embedded video subband coding with 3D SPIHT,'' Wavelet Image and Video Compression, P. Topiwala, ed., Kluwer, 1998.