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Ni Ding

 


Ni Ding

Research Scientist,
Networks Group
CyberPhysical Systems Research Program
Data61-CSIRO


Contact

email: Ni.Ding@data61.csiro.au
phone: +61 2 9490 5694


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Short Bio

Ni Ding received the B.C.A. degree from the Shanghai Second Polytechnic University, China, in 2005 and the B.E. degree in Telecommunications (1st class honours) from the University of New South Wales, Australia, in 2012, respectively. From September 1998 to August 2006, she was an associate engineer in Shanghai Telecom, China. In 2016, the last year of her PhD study at the Australian National University, she was employed by the Institute of Network Coding, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, as a junior research assistant for three months. She is now a postdoctoral fellow at Data61. Her research interests include discrete and combinatorial optimizations in information theory, wireless communications, signal processing and machine learning, e.g., cross-layer adaptive modulation, cooperative data exchange and clustering.

  • Education:
    • 1994-1998: Certificate III in Optical Communications
      Shanghai Post and Telecommunication School, Shanghai
    • 2002-2004: Advanced Diploma in English Language and Literature
      Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai
    • 2001-2005: Bachelor in Computer Applications
      Shanghai Second Polytechnic University, Shanghai
    • 2007-2009: Advanced Diploma in Electrical Technology
      Sydney Technical and Further Education (TAFE) Institution, St George College, Sydney
    • 2009-2012: Bachelor in Telecommunications (first class honours)
      The University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney
    • 2013-2016: Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering
      The Australian National University (ANU), Canberra
  • Working Experience:
    • 1998-2004: Telecommunication Technician
      Shanghai Special Telecom Bureau, China Telecom Corporation Limited
    • 2005-2006: Associate Engineer
      Shanghai Western Maintenance Center, China Telecom Corporation Limited
    • Nov 23, 2015-Feb 6, 2016 and Nov 10, 2016-Feb 12, 2017: Junior Research Assistant
      Institute of Network Coding, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    • 2017-now: Postdoctoral Fellow
      Data 61, The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
  • Awards:
    • 2009-2011: NICTA Telecommunication Excellence Awards (annually awarded by UNSW)
    • 2010-2011: 2010/11 Taste of Research Scholarship
    • 2010-2011: Best 4th Year Undergraduate Student (awarded by Engineers Australia)
    • 2013-2016: Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) Scholarship
    • 2013-2016: ANU Supplementary Scholarship
    • 2015-2016: ANU Vice-Chancellor’s HDR Travel Grant

Projects

Data StagingDigiscape

Current Activities

Publications

  • Conference:
    • Ni Ding, Vidhyasaharan Sethu, Julien Epps, and Eliathamby Ambikairajah. ”Speaker variability in emotion recognition-an adaptation based approach.” in Proceeding of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 5101-5104, Kyoto, 2012.
    • Ni Ding and Julien Epps. ”Speaker Clustering in Emotion Recognition.” in Proceeding of Thirteenth Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech), pp. 1162-1165, Portland, Oregon, 2012.
    • Ni Ding, Ido Nevat, Gareth W. Peters and Jinhong Yuan. ”Opportunistic network coding for two-way relay fading channels.” in Proceeding of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pp. 5980-5985, Budapest, 2013.
    • Ni Ding, Rodney A. Kennedy and Parastoo Sadeghi. ”Fairest Constant Sum-rate Transmission for Cooperative Data Exchange: An M-convex Minimization Approach.” in Proceeding of 22nd International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT), pp. 36–42, Sydney, 2015.  arXiv
    • Ni Ding, Rodney A. Kennedy and Parastoo Sadeghi. ”Estimating Minimum Sum-rate for Cooperative Data Exchange.” in Proceeding of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 2618–2622, Hong Kong, 2015.  arXiv
    • Ni Ding, Rodney A. Kennedy and Parastoo Sadeghi. “Iterative Merging Algorithm for Cooperative Data Exchange,” in Proceeding of International Symposium on Network Coding (NetCod), pp. 41–45, Sydney, 2015.  arXiv
    • Ni Ding, Chung Chan, Tie Liu, Rodney A. Kennedy and Parastoo Sadeghi. “A Game-theoretic Perspective on Communication for Omniscience,” in Proceeding of Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AUSCTW), pp. 95–100, Melbourne, 2016.  arXiv
    • Ni Ding, Chung Chan, Qiaoqiao Zhou, Rodney A. Kennedy and Parastoo Sadeghi. “Fairness in Communication for Omniscience,” in Proceeding of IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Barcelona, 2016.  arXiv
    • Ni Ding, Chung Chan, Qiaoqiao Zhou, Rodney A. Kennedy and Parastoo Sadeghi. “A Faster Algorithm for Asymptotic Communication for Omniscience,” accepted by The 2016 Workshop on Network Coding and Applications (NetCod), Washington, D.C., 2016.  arXiv
    • Ni Ding, Rodney A. Kennedy and Parastoo Sadeghi. “A Practical Approach for Successive Omniscience,” accepted by IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Aachen, 2017.  arXiv
  • Jounal:
    • Ni Ding, Parastoo Sadeghi and Rodney A. Kennedy. ”Structured optimal transmission control in network-coded two-way relay channels.” EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, vol. 2015, no. 1, pp. 1-18, Dec. 2015.  arXiv
    • Ni Ding, Parastoo Sadeghi and Rodney A. Kennedy. ”Discrete Convexity and Stochastic Approximation for Cross-layer On-off Transmission Control.” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 389-400, Jan. 2016.  arXiv
    • Ni Ding, Parastoo Sadeghi and Rodney A. Kennedy. ”On Monotonicity of the Optimal Transmission Policy in Cross-layer Adaptivem-QAM Modulation.” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 64, no. 9, pp. 3771-3785, Jul. 2016.  arXiv
    • Chung Chan, Ali Al-Bashabsheh, Qiaoqiao Zhou, Ni Ding, Tie Liu and Alex Sprintson. ”Successive Omniscience.” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 62, no. 6, pp. 3270-3289, Jun. 2016.
    • Ni Ding, Chung Chan, Qiaoqiao Zhou, Rodney A. Kennedy and Parastoo Sadeghi. “Determining Optimal Rates for Communication for Omniscience,” accepted by IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2016.  arXiv
    • Ni Ding, Parastoo Sadeghi and Rodney A. Kennedy. ”Adaptive Modulation in Network-coded Two-way Relay Channel: A Supermodular Game Approach.” in preparation and will be submitted to IEEE Transactions on Communications, 2017.  arXiv