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Biography

Lawrence Ong received the BEng degree in electrical engineering from the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, in 2001. He subsequently received the MPhil degree from the University of Cambridge, UK, in 2004 and the PhD degree from NUS in 2008.

Lawrence Ong was with MobileOne, Singapore, as a system engineer from 2001 to 2002. He was a research fellow at NUS, from 2007 to 2008. From 2008 to 2012, he was a postdoctoral researcher at The University of Newcastle, Australia.

In 2012, Lawrence Ong was awarded the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) [success rate: 12.8%] by the Australian Research Council (ARC). He is currently a DECRA fellow at The University of Newcastle.

The latest list of his publications (including submitted papers) can be found at his homepage: http://www.lawrenceong.com

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Singapore, 31/07/2008
  • Master of Philosophy, University of Cambridge - UK, 20/03/2004

Research

Research keywords

  • Capacity
  • Coding
  • Data
  • Information theory
  • Multiterminal communications
  • Network information theory
  • Networking
  • Wireless Communications

Research expertise

Information theory, coding theory, wireless communications

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Malay
  • Mandarin

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
080401Coding And Information Theory70
100510Wireless Communications30

Memberships

Other

  • Member - IEEE (communication society and information theory society)

Collaboration

My research collaborators include Chin Keong Ho from Institute for Infocomm Research (Singapore), and Roy Timo and Gottfried Lechner from the University of South Australia (Australia).

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Communications
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Information theory
  • Wireless communications
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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Ong LL, Johnson SJ, Kellett CM, 'An optimal coding strategy for the binary multi-way relay channel', IEEE Communications Letters, 14 330-332 (2010) [C1]
2010Ong LL, Motani M, 'Optimal routing for decode-forward in cooperative wireless networks', IEEE Transactions on Communications, 58 2345-2355 (2010) [C1]
2007Ong L, Motani M, 'Coding strategies for multiple-access channels with feedback and correlated sources', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION THEORY, 53 3476-3497 (2007) [C1]
2008Ong L, Motani M, 'Myopic coding in multiterminal networks', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION THEORY, 54 3295-3314 (2008) [C1]
2007Ong L, Motani M, 'On the capacity of the single source multiple relay single destination mesh network', AD HOC NETWORKS, 5 786-800 (2007) [C1]

Publications

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Journal article (17 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Asadi B, Ong L, Johnson SJ, 'On Index Coding in Noisy Broadcast Channels with Receiver Message Side Information', IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS, 18 640-643 (2014)
2014Ong L, 'Linear Codes are Optimal for Index-Coding Instances with Five or Fewer Receivers', IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings, 491-495 (2014)
2014Ong L, Johnson SJ, Kellett CM, 'On the capacity of the binary-symmetric parallel-relay network', TRANSACTIONS ON EMERGING TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES, 25 217-230 (2014)
2014Asadi B, Ong L, Johnson SJ, 'The capacity of three-receiver AWGN broadcast channels with receiver message side information', IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings, 2899-2903 (2014)
2013Ong L, Lechner G, Johnson SJ, Kellett CM, 'The Three-User Finite-Field Multi-Way Relay Channel with Correlated Sources', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS, 61 3125-3135 (2013) [C1]
2013Timo R, Lechner G, Ong L, Johnson S, 'Multi-Way Relay Networks: Orthogonal Uplink, Source-Channel Separation and Code Design', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS, 61 753-768 (2013) [C1]
2012Ong LL, Johnson SJ, 'The capacity region of the restricted two-way relay channel with any deterministic uplink', IEEE Communications Letters, 16 396-399 (2012) [C1]
2012Ong LL, Kellett CM, Johnson SJ, 'On the equal-rate capacity of the AWGN multiway relay channel', IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 58 5761-5769 (2012) [C1]
2012Ong LL, Motani M, Johnson SJ, 'On capacity and optimal scheduling for the half-duplex multiple-relay channel', IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 58 5770-5784 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Sarah Johnson

2012Ong LL, Johnson SJ, Kellett CM, 'The half-duplex AWGN single-relay channel: Full decoding or partial decoding?', IEEE Transactions on Communications, 60 3156-3160 (2012) [C1]
2011Ong LL, Johnson SJ, Kellett CM, 'The capacity region of multiway relay channels over finite fields with full data exchange', IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 57 3016-3031 (2011) [C1]
2011Johnson SJ, Ong LL, Kellett CM, 'Joint channel-network coding strategies for networks with low-complexity relays', European Transactions on Telecommunications, 22 396-406 (2011) [C1]
2010Ong LL, Johnson SJ, Kellett CM, 'An optimal coding strategy for the binary multi-way relay channel', IEEE Communications Letters, 14 330-332 (2010) [C1]
2010Ong LL, Motani M, 'Optimal routing for decode-forward in cooperative wireless networks', IEEE Transactions on Communications, 58 2345-2355 (2010) [C1]
2008Ong L, Motani M, 'Myopic coding in multiterminal networks', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION THEORY, 54 3295-3314 (2008) [C1]
2007Ong L, Motani M, 'Coding strategies for multiple-access channels with feedback and correlated sources', IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION THEORY, 53 3476-3497 (2007) [C1]
2007Ong L, Motani M, 'On the capacity of the single source multiple relay single destination mesh network', AD HOC NETWORKS, 5 786-800 (2007) [C1]
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Conference (26 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Ong L, Johnson SJ, Kellett CM, 'Optimal coding functions for pairwise message sharing on finite-field multi-way relay channels', 2014 IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 2014 (2014)
2013Ong LL, Lim F, Ho CK, 'The Multi-Sender Multicast Index Coding', 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory Proceedings, Istanbul, Turkey (2013) [E1]
2012Ong LL, Timo R, Johnson SJ, 'The finite field multi-way relay channel with correlated sources: Beyond three users', 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory Proceedings (ISIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts (2012) [E1]

Co-authors: Sarah Johnson

2012Ong LL, Chin Keong H, 'Optimal index codes for a class of multicast networks with receiver side information', 2012 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Ottawa, ON (2012) [E1]
2012Ong LL, 'Capacity results for two classes of three-way channels', 2012 International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT), Gold Coast, Australia (2012) [E1]
2012Ong LL, Johnson SJ, 'The capacity region of restricted multi-way relay channels with deterministic uplinks', 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory Proceedings (ISIT), Boston, Massachusetts (2012) [E1]

Co-authors: Sarah Johnson

2011Ong LL, Kellett CM, Johnson SJ, 'On achievable rate regions of the asymmetric AWGN two-way relay channel', 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory Proceedings (ISIT), St. Petersburg, Russia (2011) [E1]
2011Ong LL, Timo R, Lechner G, Johnson SJ, Kellett CM, 'The finite field multi-way relay channel with correlated sources: The three-user case', 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory Proceedings (ISIT), St. Petersburg, Russia (2011) [E1]
2011Timo R, Ong LL, Lechner G, 'The two-way relay network with arbitrarily correlated sources and an orthogonal MAC', Proceedings 2011 Data Compression Conference, Snowbird, Utah (2011) [E1]
2011Lechner G, Timo R, Ong LL, 'Sparse graph codes for the two-way relay network with correlated sources', Proceedings 2011 Data Compression Conference, Snowbird, Utah (2011) [E3]
2010Ong LL, Johnson SJ, Kellett CM, 'The capacity of a class of multi-way relay channels', Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Communications Systems (ICCS 2010), Singapore (2010) [E1]
2010Ong LL, Johnson SJ, Kellett CM, 'The binary-symmetric parallel-relay network', Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2010), Austin, TX (2010) [E1]
2010Ong LL, Johnson SJ, Kellett CM, 'Functional-decode-forward for the general discrete memoryless two-way relay channel', Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Communications Systems (ICCS 2010), Singapore (2010) [E1]
2010Ong LL, Kellett CM, Johnson SJ, 'Capacity theorems for the AWGN multi-way relay channel', Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2010), Austin, TX (2010) [E1]
2009Wang W, Ong LL, Motani M, 'Transmission schedule optimization for half-duplex multiple-relay networks', Final Proceedings of the 2009 7th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks, WiOpt 2009, Seoul, Korea (2009) [E1]
2009Ong LL, Johnson SJ, Kellett CM, 'Achievable rate regions of the butterfly network with noisy links and end-to-end error correction', 2009 IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW 2009), Taormina, Sicily (2009) [E1]
2009Ong LL, Johnson SJ, Motani M, 'Optimal schedules for the D-node half duplex phase fading MRC', 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2009), Seoul, Korea (2009) [E1]
2008Ong L, Wang W, Motani M, 'Achievable Rates and Optimal Schedules for Half Duplex Multiple-Relay Networks', 2008 46TH ANNUAL ALLERTON CONFERENCE ON COMMUNICATION, CONTROL, AND COMPUTING, VOLS 1-3, Monticello, IL (2008) [E1]
2008Ong L, Wang W, Motani M, 'Achievable Rates and Schedules for Half Duplex Phase Fading Multiple-Relay Networks', 2008 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INFORMATION THEORY AND ITS APPLICATIONS, VOLS 1-3, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND (2008) [E1]
2007Ong L, Motani M, 'Optimal routing for decode-eeand-forward based cooperation in wireless networks', 2007 4TH ANNUAL IEEE COMMUNICATIONS SOCIETY CONFERENCE ON SENSOR, MESH AND AD-HOC COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKS, VOLS 1 AND 2, San Diego, CA (2007) [E1]
2007Ong L, Motani M, 'Optimal routing for the Gaussian multiple-relay channel with decode-and-forward', 2007 IEEE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INFORMATION THEORY PROCEEDINGS, VOLS 1-7, Nice, FRANCE (2007)
2006Ong L, Motani M, 'The capacity of the single source multiple relay single destination mesh network', 2006 IEEE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INFORMATION THEORY, VOLS 1-6, PROCEEDINGS, Seattle, WA (2006) [E1]
2006Ong L, Motani M, 'The multiple access channel with feedback and correlated sources', 2006 IEEE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INFORMATION THEORY, VOLS 1-6, PROCEEDINGS, Seattle, WA (2006) [E1]
2005Ong L, Motani M, 'Myopic coding in multiple relay channels', 2005 IEEE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INFORMATION THEORY (ISIT), VOLS 1 AND 2, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA (2005) [E1]
2005Ong L, Motani M, 'Myopic Coding in Wireless Networks', Proceedings of the 39th Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS 2005), Baltimore, MD, USA (2005) [E1]
2005Ong L, Motani M, 'Achievable Rates for the Multiple Access Channel with Feedback and Correlated Sources', Proceedings of 43rd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, Illanois, USA (2005) [E1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants7
Total funding$1,101,670

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2014 (3 grants)

Readying Wireless Networks for Future Communications Systems: From Ubiquitous Computing to the Internet of Things$656,970
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Doctor Lawrence Ong
SchemeRole
Future FellowshipsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$656,97020142018
GNo:G1301153

DVC(R) Research Support for Future Fellow (FT14)$60,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Lawrence Ong
SchemeRole
Special Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$60,00020142017
GNo:G1400949

IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Honolulu USA, 26 June 2014 - 4 July 2014$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment

Project Team
Doctor Lawrence Ong
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020142014
GNo:G1400623

2013 (1 grants)

IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Turkey 7-12 July 2013.$1,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment

Project Team
Doctor Lawrence Ong
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,50020132013
GNo:G1300796

2012 (1 grants)

Achieving High-Speed Wireless Communication Networks through Joint Channel and Network Coding$375,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Doctor Lawrence Ong
SchemeRole
Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA)Chief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$375,00020122014
GNo:G1100496

2010 (1 grants)

Information-theoretic studies of wireless networks$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Lawrence Ong
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020102010
GNo:G1000622

2008 (1 grants)

International Symposium of Information Theory and its Application (ISITA 2008), Auckland, New Zealand, 7/10/2008 - 10/12/2008$1,700
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Lawrence Ong
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,70020082008
GNo:G0189652
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions3
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL1.8

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Electrical Engineering)Principal SupervisorCapacity Analyses of Multi-source, Multi-destination, Multi-hop Cooperative Relay Networks
20132017PhD (Electrical Engineering)Co-SupervisorImproving Error Correction Performance Through Spatial Coupling
20132017PhD (Electrical Engineering)Principal SupervisorBroadcast Channels with Receiver Message Side Information
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Dr Lawrence Ong

Work Phone0249215385
Cell / Mobile Phone0431606280
Fax0249216993
Email
PositionARC Decra
SPM
School of Elect Engineering and Computer Science
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaElectrical and Computer Engineering
Office
222,
ES,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/lawrence-l-ong
Linkhttp://www.lawrenceong.com