Erdem Koyuncu
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Chicago

851 S. Morgan St. (MC 154)
Science and Engineering Offices (SEO) 1033
Chicago IL 60607 USA.
ekoyuncu@uic.edu
(312) 355-3437

Publications [by 06/24]
2024
A. Gormez and E. Koyuncu, "Class-aware Initialization of Early Exits for Pre-training Large Language Models," ICML Workshop on Advancing Neural Network Training: Computational Efficiency, Scalability, and Resource Optimization, Vienna, Austria, July 27, 2024.
E. Koyuncu, "Why Pruning and Conditional Computation Work: A High-Dimensional Perspective," ICML Workshop on High-dimensional Learning Dynamics, Vienna, Austria, July 26, 2024.
M. Colocrese, E. Koyuncu, and H. Seferoglu, "Early-Exit Meets Model-Distributed Inference at Edge Networks," IEEE International Symposium on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks (LANMAN), July 2024, Boston, MA, July 10-11, 2024.
E. Koyuncu, "Information Theory in Emerging Wireless Communication Systems and Networks," (Editorial) Entropy, June 2024.
Y. Wong, N. Parde and E. Koyuncu, "Humanistic Buddhism Corpus: A Challenging Domain-Specific Dataset of English Translations for Classical and Modern Chinese," Joint International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC-COLING), Torino, Italy, May 20-25, 2024.
A. Gormez and E. Koyuncu, "Class based thresholding in early exit semantic segmentation networks," IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Apr. 2024.
R. Miao and E. Koyuncu, "Federated momentum contrastive clustering," ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Mar. 2024.
E. Koyuncu, "Centroidal clustering of noisy observations by using rth power distortion measures," IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, June vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 1430-1438, Jan 2024.
2023
R. Miao, E. Koyuncu, "Federated representation learning through clustering," IEEE Worskhop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing (MLSP), Sept. 2023.
A. Gormez, E. Koyuncu, "Dataset pruning using early exit networks," ICML Localized Learning Workshop, July 2023.
R. Miao, E. Koyuncu, "Clustering-guided federated learning of representations," ICML Workshop on Federated Learning and Analytics in Practice: Algorithms, Systems, Applications, and Opportunities, July 2023.
H. Pan, E. Koyuncu, A. E. Cetin, "Robust array signal processing using L1-kernel-based principal component analysis," IEEE Antennas and Propagation in Wireless Communications (APWC), Oct. 2023.
A. Ardic, H. Seferoglu, S. El Rouayheb, E. Koyuncu, "Random walking snakes for decentralized learning at edge networks," IEEE International Symposium on Local and Metropolitan Area Networks, July 2023.
R. Miao, E. Koyuncu, "Resource-efficient federated clustering with past negatives pool," IEEE ICASSP Worskhop on Timely and Private Machine Learning over Networks, June 2023.
P. Li, H. Seferoglu, E. Koyuncu, "Model distributed inference in multi-source edge networks," IEEE ICASSP Worskhop on Timely and Private Machine Learning over Networks, June 2023.
P. Li, E. Koyuncu, H. Seferoglu, "Adaptive and resilient model-distributed inference in edge computing systems," IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, vol. 4, May 2023.
E. Koyuncu, "Memorization capacity of neural networks with conditional computation," International Conference on Learning Representations, May 2023.
2022
T. Li, H. Seferoglu, E. Koyuncu, "REDIT: Resilient distributed text-to-speech at edge networks," IEEE Global Communications Conference, Dec. 2022.
A. Gormez, E. Koyuncu, "Pruning early exit networks," Workshop on Sparsity in Neural Networks, July 2022.
M. Shabanighazikelayeh, E. Koyuncu, "Optimal placement of UAVs for minimum outage probability," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Sept. 2022.
A. Gormez, V. Dasari, E. Koyuncu, "E2CM: Early exit via class means for efficient supervised and unsupervised learning," IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI): International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), July 2022. Also presented at Eastern European Machine Learning Summer School, July 2022 (Top-voted poster of the summer school).
H. Pan, D. Badawi, C. Chen, A. Watts, E. Koyuncu, A. E. Cetin, "Deep neural network with Walsh-Hadamard transform layer for ember detection during a wildfire," 18th CVPR Workshop on Perception Beyond the Visible Spectrum (PBVS), June 2022.
H. Pan, D. Badawi, R. Miao, E. Koyuncu, A. E. Cetin, "Multiplication-avoiding variant of power iteration with applications," IEEE ICASSP, May 2022.
2021
H. Pan, D. Badawi, E. Koyuncu, A. E. Cetin, "Robust principal component analysis using a novel kernel related with the L1-norm," EUSIPCO, Aug. 2021.
P. Li, H. Seferoglu, V. Dasari, E. Koyuncu, "Model-distributed DNN training for memory-constrained edge computing devices," IEEE LANMAN, July 2021.
P. Li, E. Koyuncu, H. Seferoglu, "RESPIPE: Resilient model-distributed DNN training at edge networks," IEEE ICASSP, June 2021.
-2020
M. Shabanighazikelayeh and E. Koyuncu, "Optimal UAV deployment for rate maximization in IoT networks," IEEE PIMRC, Sept. 2020.
E. Koyuncu, "The tradeoff between coverage and computation in wireless networks," IEEE ICC, June 2020.
M. Biasielli, C. Bolchini, L. Cassano, E. Koyuncu, A. Miele, "A neural network based fault management scheme for reliable image processing," IEEE Transactions on Computers, May 2020.
S. Battaglino, E. Koyuncu, "A generalization of principal component analysis," IEEE ICASSP, May 2020.
U. Muneeb, E. Koyuncu, Y. Keshtkarjahromi, H. Seferoglu, M. F. Erden, A. E. Cetin, "Robust and computationally-efficient anomaly detection using powers-of-two networks," IEEE ICASSP, May 2020.
M. Shabanighazikelayeh, E. Koyuncu, "Outage-optimized deployment of UAVs," IEEE PIMRC, Sept. 2019.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Asynchronous local construction of bounded-degree network topologies using only neighborhood information," IEEE Transactions on Communications, Mar. 2019.
E. Koyuncu, M. Shabanighazikelayeh, H. Seferoglu, "Deployment and trajectory optimization of UAVs: A quantization theory approach," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Dec. 2018.
E. Koyuncu, X. Zou, H. Jafarkhani, "Interleaving channel estimation and limited feedback for point-to-point systems with a large number of transmit antennas," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Oct. 2018.
E. Koyuncu, "Power-efficient deployment of UAVs as relays," IEEE SPAWC, June 2018.
E. Koyuncu, R. Khodabakhsh, N. Surya, H. Seferoglu, "Deployment and trajectory optimization for UAVs: A quantization theory approach," IEEE WCNC, Apr. 2018.
E. Koyuncu, "Performance gains of optimal antenna deployment in massive MIMO systems," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Apr. 2018.
J. Guo, E. Koyuncu, H Jafarkhani, "A source coding perspective on node deployment in two-tier networks," IEEE Transactions on Communications, Feb. 2018.
E. Koyuncu, "Performance gains of optimal antenna deployment for massive MIMO systems," IEEE GLOBECOM, Dec. 2017.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "On the minimum average distortion of quantizers with index-dependent distortion measures," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Sept. 2017.
J. Guo, E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Energy-efficiency in two-tiered wireless sensor networks," IEEE ICC, May 2017.
E. Koyuncu, C. Remling, X. Liu, H. Jafarkhani, "Outage-optimized multicast beamforming with distributed limited feedback," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Apr. 2017.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Local construction of bounded-degree network topologies using only neighborhood information," IEEE WCNC, Mar. 2017.
X. Liu, H. Jafarkhani, E. Koyuncu, "Amplify-and-forward relay networks with variable-length limited feedback," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Nov. 2016.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Delay-limited and ergodic capacities of MIMO channels with limited feedback," IEEE Transactions on Communications, Sept. 2016.
E. Koyuncu, C. Remling, X. Liu, H. Jafarkhani, "Outage-optimized distributed quantizers for multicast beamforming," IEEE ISIT, July 2016.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "On the minimum distortion of quantizers with heterogeneous reproduction points," IEEE DCC, Mar. 2016.
S. Zhou, H. Seferoglu, and Erdem Koyuncu, "Flow control and scheduling for shared FIFO queues over wireless networks," ITA, Feb. 2016 (invited paper).
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Connectivity of random wireless networks with distributed resource allocation," IEEE GLOBECOM, Dec. 2015.
X. Liu, H. Jafarkhani, and E. Koyuncu, "Variable-length limited feedback for amplify-and-forward relay networks," IEEE GLOBECOM, Dec. 2015.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Interleaving training and limited feedback for point-to-point massive multiple-antenna systems," IEEE ISIT, June 2015.
X. Liu, E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Cooperative quantization for two-user interference channels," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, June 2015.
X. Liu, E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Multicast networks with variable-length limited feedback," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Jan. 2015.
X. Liu, E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Distributed channel quantization for two-user interference networks," IEEE GLOBECOM, Dec. 2014.
X. Liu, E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "A variable-length channel quantizer for multicast networks with two users," IEEE GLOBECOM, Dec. 2014.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Variable-length limited feedback beamforming in multiple-antenna fading channels," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Nov. 2014.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Delay-limited capacity of MIMO channels with limited feedback," IEEE ISIT, July 2014.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Variable-length channel quantizers for maximum diversity and array gains," IEEE ISIT, July 2013.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Very low-rate variable-length channel quantization for minimum outage probability," IEEE DCC, Mar. 2013.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Distributed beamforming in wireless multiuser relay-interference networks with quantized feedback," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, July 2012.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "On the structure of limited feedback beamforming codebooks for amplify-and-forward relay networks," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, May 2012.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "The necessity of relay selection for beamforming in amplify-and-forward networks," IEEE ISIT, Aug. 2011.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "On relay-interference networks with quantized feedback," Asilomar, Nov. 2010.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "A systematic distributed quantizer design method with an application to MIMO broadcast channels," IEEE DCC, Mar. 2010.
E. Koyuncu, H. Jafarkhani, "Beamforming in wireless relay-interference networks with quantized feedback," IEEE GLOBECOM, Nov. 2009.
E. Koyuncu, Y. Jing, H. Jafarkhani, "Distributed beamforming in wireless relay networks with quantized feedback," IEEE JSAC, Oct. 2008.