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Dipl.-Ing., Ing. ENST Alexander Zeh

Research Assistant

Address:   Ulm University
Institute of
Communications Engineering
Albert-Einstein-Allee 43
89081 Ulm
Room:   43.2.242
+49 731 50-31522  
+49 731 50-31509  
Consultation hours: Upon request
Alexander Zeh


  • PhD Student/Research Assistant in Martin Bossert's coding theory group
  • In Cotutelle de Thèse (co-supervision) with Daniel Augot at the LIX/INRIA-Saclay, École Polytechnique, Paris, France
  • Research Interests:
    • Coding and Information Theory
    • Signal Processing
    • Telecommunications
    • Implementation of Fast Algorithms on FPGAs

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Conference Papers

[1]Alexander Zeh, Antonia Wachter and Sergey Bezzateev
Efficient Decoding of Some Classes of Binary Cyclic Codes Beyond the Hartmann--Tzeng Bound
In accepted to IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 2011.
[2]Alexander Zeh and Wenhui Li
Decoding Reed-Solomon Codes up to the Sudan Radius with theEuclidean Algorithm.
In accepted to International Symposium on Information Theoryand its Applications (ISITA), Taichung, Taiwan, 2010.
[3]Alexander Zeh and Wenhui Li
On Reformulated Multi-Sequence Problems.
In Twelfth International Workshop on Algebraic and Combinatorial Coding Theory (ACCT 2010),
Akademgorodok, Novosibirsk, RUSSIA
, 2010.
[4]Alexander Zeh, Sabine Kampf and Martin Bossert
On the Equivalence of Sudan-Decoding and Decoding via a Virtual Extension to an Interleaved Reed-Solomon Code.
In International ITG Conference on Source and Channel Coding (SCC), Siegen, January 18-21, 2010, 2010.
[5]Alexander Zeh and Christian Senger
A Link between Guruswami-Sudan's List-Decoding and Decoding of Interleaved Reed-Solomon Codes
In accepted for Information Theory, 2010. ISIT 2010. IEEE International Symposium on, 2010.
[6]Christian Senger, Steffen Schober, Tong Mao and Alexander Zeh
End-to-End Algebraic Network Coding for Wireless TCP/IP Networks
In Proc. of 17th International Conference on Telecommunications, Doha, Qatar, April 2010.
[7]Alexander Zeh, Christian Gentner, and Martin Bossert
Efficient List-Decoding of Reed-Solomon codes with the Fundamental Iterative Algorithm
In 2009 Information Theory Workshop, Taormina, Taormina,Sicily, Italy, 2009.
[8]Alexander Zeh
A Feng-Tzeng Approach for the Guruswami-Sudan Algorithm
In Proc. of IEEE Information Theory Winter School 2009,page 77, 2009.
[9]Daniel Augot and Alexander Zeh
Key Equations for the Guruswami-Sudan Decoding Algorithm
In Workshop on Coding and Systems, Alicante, Spain, March 2008.
[10]Daniel Augot and Alexander Zeh
On the Roth and Ruckenstein Equations for the Guruswami-Sudan Algorithm
In Information Theory, 2008. ISIT 2008. IEEE International Symposium on, pages 2620-2624, 2008.

Journal Papers

[1]Alexander Zeh, Christian Gentner and Daniel Augot
An Interpolation Procedure for List--Decoding Reed--Solomon Codes Based on Generalized Key Equations
Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on, Vol. 57, No. 9. (2011), pp. 5946-5959,
[2]Alexander Zeh and Antonia Wachter
Fast Multi--sequence Shift--Register Synthesis with the Euclidean Algorithm
Advances in Mathematics of Communications (AMC), Vol. 5, No. 4. (November 2011), pp. 667-680,
[3] Antonia Wachter, Alexander Zeh and Martin Bossert
Decoding Interleaved Reed--Solomon Codes Beyond their Joint Error--Correcting Capability
submitted for publication.
[4]Alexander Zeh, Antonia Wachter-Zeh and Sergey Bezzateev
Decoding Cyclic Codes up to a New Bound on the Minimum Distance
Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on, accepted for publication.
[5]Alexander Zeh and Sergey Bezzateev
Bad Cyclic Codes Needed: The Non-Zero-Locator Code
submitted for publication.


  • Christian Gentner (Master's/Diploma Thesis, finished)
    "Realization of a Fast List-Decoder for Reed-Solomon Codes with Arbitrary Rate" Download, (PDF)
  • Uwe Kraft (Bachelor's/Semester Thesis, finished)
    "On the List Size of a List-Decoder for Reed-Solomon Codes" Download, (PDF)
  • Wenhui Li (Master's/Diploma Thesis, finished)
    "Solving the Key Equation for List-Decoding Reed-Solomon Codes"
  • Fan Yu (Master's/Diploma Thesis, finished, co-supervised with Christian Senger )
    "Adaptive End–to–End Network Coding based on Algebraic Codes"
  • Markus Stinner (Master's/Diploma Thesis, finished, co-supervised with Antonia Wachter )
    "Construction and Decoding of Partial Unit Memory Codes Based on Gabidulin Codes"
  • Markus Ulmschneider (Bachelor's/Semester Thesis, finished, co-supervised with Antonia Wachter )
    "On The Decoding of Generalized Reed-Solomon Codes"
  • Youssef Hashad (Bachelor's/Semester Thesis, finished, co-supervised with Matthias Lorenz )
    "A VHDL Design for Decoding Interleaved Reed–Solomon Codes"
  • Harris Hafeez (Master's/Diploma Thesis, finished, co-supervised with Antonia Wachter )
    "On Algorithms Decoding Reed-Solomon Codes Beyond Half the Minimum Distance"
  • Georg Fischer (Master's/Diploma Thesis, running, co-supervised with Antonia Wachter )
    "Decoding of Interleaved and Folded Reed-Solomon Codes"
  • Salma Hesham Badreldin (Master's/Diploma Thesis, running, co-supervised with Joachim Becker )
    "A VHDL Design for List Decoding RS Codes"
  • ?? (Master's/Diploma Thesis, open)
    "Soft--Decision Decoding of Reed--Solomon Codes based on Generalized Key Equations" Download, (PDF)
  • ?? (Master's/Diploma Thesis, open)
    "On Bad Cyclic Codes" Download, (PDF)
  • ?? (Bachelors's Thesis, open)
    "Classification of Cyclic Codes" Download, (PDF)

    If you are interested in a Master's/Bachelor's thesis, feel free to contact me.


Digital Networks

Teaching assistance, WS 2008/2009 Information

Channel Coding

Teaching assistance, WS 2009/2010 Information
Teaching assistance, WS 2010/2011 Information

Advanced Channel Coding

Teaching assistance, SS 2010 Information
Teaching assistance, SS 2011 Information

Einführung in die Nachrichtentechnik

Teaching assistance, WS 2011/2012 Information


  • INRIA, Paris-Rocquencourt SECRET
  • Ecole Polytechnique - Laboratory for Informatics LIX
  • Deutsch-Französische Hochschule (DFH) - Cotutelle DFH
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) - Procope DAAD

Last update:Thursday, 17-Jan-2013 22:30:12 CET, Alexander Zeh