Ye Wang

Ye Wang
  • Biography

    Ye was a member of the Information Systems and Sciences Laboratory at Boston University, where he studied information-theoretically secure multiparty computation. His current research interests include information security, biometric authentication, and data privacy.

  • Recent News & Events

    •  NEWS   MERL Scientists Presenting 5 Papers at IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2020
      Date: June 7, 2020 - June 11, 2020
      Where: Dublin, Ireland
      MERL Contacts: Kyeong Jin (K.J.) Kim; Toshiaki Koike-Akino; Ye Wang
      Research Areas: Communications, Machine Learning, Signal Processing, Digital Video
      Brief
      • Due to COVID-19, MERL Network Intelligence Team scientists remotely presented 5 papers at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2020, that was scheduled to be held in Dublin Ireland from June 7-11, 2020. Topics presented include recent advances in deep learning methods for communications and new access systems. Presentation videos are also found on our YouTube channel. Our developed technologies can facilitate a great advancement in broadband virtual conferencing which is required in post-COVID-19 society.

        IEEE ICC is one of the IEEE Communications Society’s two flagship conferences dedicated to driving innovation in nearly every aspect of communications. Each year, more than 2,900 scientific researchers submit proposals for program sessions to be held at the annual conference. The high-quality proposals are selected for the conference program, which includes technical papers, tutorials, workshops and industry sessions designed specifically to advance technologies, systems and infrastructure that are continuing to reshape the world and provide all users with access to an unprecedented spectrum of high-speed, seamless and cost-effective global telecommunications services.
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    •  NEWS   MERL researchers presenting four papers and organizing two workshops at CVPR 2020 conference
      Date: June 14, 2020 - June 19, 2020
      MERL Contacts: Siheng Chen; Anoop Cherian; Michael Jones; Toshiaki Koike-Akino; Tim Marks; Kuan-Chuan Peng; Ye Wang
      Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Machine Learning
      Brief
      • MERL researchers are presenting four papers (two oral papers and two posters) and organizing two workshops at the IEEE/CVF Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2020) conference.

        CVPR 2020 Orals with MERL authors:
        1. "Dynamic Multiscale Graph Neural Networks for 3D Skeleton Based Human Motion Prediction," by Maosen Li, Siheng Chen, Yangheng Zhao, Ya Zhang, Yanfeng Wang, Qi Tian
        2. "Collaborative Motion Prediction via Neural Motion Message Passing," by Yue Hu, Siheng Chen, Ya Zhang, Xiao Gu

        CVPR 2020 Posters with MERL authors:
        3. "LUVLi Face Alignment: Estimating Landmarks’ Location, Uncertainty, and Visibility Likelihood," by Abhinav Kumar, Tim K. Marks, Wenxuan Mou, Ye Wang, Michael Jones, Anoop Cherian, Toshiaki Koike-Akino, Xiaoming Liu, Chen Feng
        4. "MotionNet: Joint Perception and Motion Prediction for Autonomous Driving Based on Bird’s Eye View Maps," by Pengxiang Wu, Siheng Chen, Dimitris N. Metaxas

        CVPR 2020 Workshops co-organized by MERL researchers:
        1. Fair, Data-Efficient and Trusted Computer Vision
        2. Deep Declarative Networks.
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  • MERL Publications

    •  Wang, Y., Aeron, S., Rakin, A.S., Koike-Akino, T., Moulin, P., "Robust Machine Learning via Privacy/Rate-Distortion Theory", arXiv, July 2020.
      BibTeX arXiv
      • @article{Wang2020jul,
      • author = {Wang, Ye and Aeron, Shuchin and Rakin, Adnan S and Koike-Akino, Toshiaki and Moulin, Pierre},
      • title = {Robust Machine Learning via Privacy/Rate-Distortion Theory},
      • journal = {arXiv},
      • year = 2020,
      • month = jul,
      • url = {https://arxiv.org/abs/2007.11693}
      • }
    •  Han, M., Ozdenizci, O., Wang, Y., Koike-Akino, T., Erdogmus, D., "Disentangled Adversarial Transfer Learning for Physiological Biosignals", International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), July 2020.
      BibTeX TR2020-109 PDF Video
      • @inproceedings{Han2020jul,
      • author = {Han, Mo and Ozdenizci, Ozan and Wang, Ye and Koike-Akino, Toshiaki and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {Disentangled Adversarial Transfer Learning for Physiological Biosignals},
      • booktitle = {International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)},
      • year = 2020,
      • month = jul,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-109}
      • }
    •  Demir, A., Koike-Akino, T., Wang, Y., Erdogmus, D., "AutoBayes: Automated Inference via Bayesian Graph Exploration for Nuisance-Robust Biosignal Analysis", arXiv, July 2020.
      BibTeX arXiv
      • @article{Demir2020jul,
      • author = {Demir, Andac and Koike-Akino, Toshiaki and Wang, Ye and Erdogmus, Deniz},
      • title = {AutoBayes: Automated Inference via Bayesian Graph Exploration for Nuisance-Robust Biosignal Analysis},
      • journal = {arXiv},
      • year = 2020,
      • month = jul,
      • url = {https://arxiv.org/abs/2007.01255}
      • }
    •  Koike-Akino, T., Wang, Y., "Stochastic Bottleneck: Rateless Auto-Encoder for Flexible Dimensionality Reduction", IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 2020.
      BibTeX TR2020-075 PDF Video Presentation
      • @inproceedings{Koike-Akino2020jun,
      • author = {Koike-Akino, Toshiaki and Wang, Ye},
      • title = {Stochastic Bottleneck: Rateless Auto-Encoder for Flexible Dimensionality Reduction},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT)},
      • year = 2020,
      • month = jun,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-075}
      • }
    •  Wang, Y., Koike-Akino, T., "Learning to Modulate for Non-coherent MIMO", IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), June 2020.
      BibTeX TR2020-071 PDF Video Presentation
      • @inproceedings{Wang2020jun,
      • author = {Wang, Ye and Koike-Akino, Toshiaki},
      • title = {Learning to Modulate for Non-coherent MIMO},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)},
      • year = 2020,
      • month = jun,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2020-071}
      • }
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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "Method and Systems using Privacy-Preserving Analytics for Aggregate Data"
      Inventors: Wang, Ye; Raval, Nisarg Jagdishbhai; Ishwar, Prakash
      Patent No.: 10,452,865
      Issue Date: Oct 22, 2019
    • Title: "Irregular Polar Code Encoding"
      Inventors: Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Wang, Ye; Draper, Stark C.
      Patent No.: 10,313,056
      Issue Date: Jun 4, 2019
    • Title: "Soft-Output Decoding of Codewords Encoded with Polar Code"
      Inventors: Wang, Ye; Koike-Akino, Toshiaki; Draper, Stark C.
      Patent No.: 10,312,946
      Issue Date: Jun 4, 2019
    • Title: "Method and Systems using Privacy-Preserving Analytics for Aggregate Data"
      Inventors: Wang, Ye; Hattori, Mitsuhiro; Hirano, Takato; Shimizu, Rina; Matsuda, Nori
      Patent No.: 10,216,959
      Issue Date: Feb 26, 2019
    • Title: "Privacy Preserving Statistical Analysis on Distributed Databases"
      Inventors: Wang, Ye; Lin, Bing-Rong; Rane, Shantanu D.
      Patent No.: 10,146,958
      Issue Date: Dec 4, 2018
    • Title: "Method and System for Determining Hidden States of a Machine using Privacy-Preserving Distributed Data Analytics and a Semi-trusted Server and a Third-Party"
      Inventors: Wang, Ye
      Patent No.: 9,471,810
      Issue Date: Oct 18, 2016
    • Title: "Method for Determining Hidden States of Systems using Privacy-Preserving Distributed Data Analytics"
      Inventors: Wang, Ye; Rane, Shantanu D.; Xie, Qian
      Patent No.: 9,246,978
      Issue Date: Jan 26, 2016
    • Title: "Privacy Preserving Statistical Analysis for Distributed Databases"
      Inventors: Rane, Shantanu D.; Lin, Bing-Rong; Wang, Ye
      Patent No.: 8,893,292
      Issue Date: Nov 18, 2014
    • Title: "Secure Multi-Party Computation of Normalized Sum-Type Functions"
      Inventors: Rane, Shantanu D.; Sun, Wei; Wang, Ye
      Patent No.: 8,473,537
      Issue Date: Jun 25, 2013
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