Steven Silvio Pietrobon

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NAME:
Steven Silvio PIETROBON

POSITION:
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow
Institute for Telecommunications Research
University of South Australia, The Levels SA 5095.

DATE OF BIRTH:
5 October 1963

NATIONALITY:
Australian

AREAS OF WORK EXPERIENCE:
Digital Transmission, Satellite Communications, Viterbi Decoder Design, Trellis Coding, Error Control Coding, Turbo Codes

EDUCATION:
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA.

International Space University, Toronto, Canada.

South Australian Institute of Technology (now University of South Australia), The Levels, South Australia.

AWARDS:

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:
Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Coding Theory and Techniques Editor, IEEE Transactions on Communications, (July 1996-)

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Mar. 1997 to present: Small World Communications
6 First Avenue, Payneham South SA 5070.
Proprietor. Design of error control decoders for programmable gate arrays.

Jan. 1990 to Feb. 1997: Satellite Communications Research Centre
University of South Australia, The Levels SA 5095.

Dec. 1985 to Feb. 1986: Digital Communications Group
South Australian Institute of Technology, The Levels SA 5095.
Work experience in error control codec design and manufacture.

Dec. 1984 to Feb. 1985: Thorn EMI Electronics
Defence Science Technology Organisation, Salisbury SA 5108.
Work experience in testing electronic boxes for F/A-18.

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS:
  1. S. S. Pietrobon, R. H. Deng, A. Lafanechhre, G. Ungerboeck, and D. J. Costello, Jr., "Trellis-coded multidimensional phase modulation," IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 36, pp. 63-89, Jan. 1990.

  2. S. S. Pietrobon and D. J. Costello, Jr., "Trellis coding with multidimensional QAM signal sets," IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 39, pp. 325-336, Mar. 1993.

  3. S. S. Pietrobon and D. J. Costello, Jr., "A bandwidth efficient coding scheme for the Hubble space telescope," NASA Space Commun. Technol. Conf., Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., pp. 75-81, Ohio, Nov. 1991, National Space Eng. Symp. pp. 231-235, Canberra, ACT, Sep. 1992., and J. Electrical and Electron. Eng., Australia, vol. 13, pp. 275-282, Dec. 1993.

  4. P. K. Gray and S. S. Pietrobon, "An Australian low Earth orbiting mobile satellite system," National Space Eng. Symp., pp. 13-18, Canberra, ACT, Sep. 1992 and J. Electrical and Electron. Eng., Australia, vol. 13, pp. 283-291, Dec. 1993.

  5. I. S. Morrison, S. S. Pietrobon, P. K. Gray, and J. J. Kasparian, "A 155 Mbit/s FEC codec for B-ISDN over a 72 MHz satellite transponder," National Space Eng. Symp., pp. 9-12, Canberra, ACT, Sep. 1992 and J. Electrical and Electron. Eng., Australia, vol. 13, pp. 263-270, Dec. 1993.

  6. S. S. Pietrobon, G. Ungerboeck, L. C. Perez, and D. J. Costello, Jr., "Rotationally invariant nonlinear trellis codes for two-dimensional modulation," IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 40, pp. 1773-1791, Nov. 1994.

  7. S. S. Pietrobon, J. J. Kasparian, and P. K. Gray, "A multi-D trellis decoder for a 155 Mbit/s concatenated codec," Int. J. of Satellite Commun., vol. 12, pp. 539-553, Nov.-Dec. 1994.

  8. S. S. Pietrobon, "On the probability of error of convolutional codes," IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 42, pp. 1562-1568, Sep. 1996. IT96.ps.gz (96,536 bytes)

  9. S. S. Pietrobon, "Implementation and performance of a turbo/MAP decoder," Int. J. of Satellite Commun., vol. 16, pp. 23-46, Jan.-Feb. 1998. turboMAP.ps.gz (1,151,742 bytes)

  10. W. Xiang and S. S. Pietrobon, "On the capacity and normalisation of ISI channels," IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, vol. 49, pp. 2263-2268, Sep. 2003. IT03.ps.gz (135,595 bytes)

OTHER LINKS:

ITR's Turbo Coding Home Page
ITR's Masters and Ph.D. Theses
Steven Pietrobon's Space Archive
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Last update 8 Nov 2011 by Steven S. Pietrobon ( Steven.Pietrobon@unisa.edu.au)