Pedro Pinto

Contact

Audiovisual Communications Laboratory (LCAV) 
School of Computer and Communication Sciences (IC)
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
 
Office: BC 324
Address: EPFL-IC-LCAV
Station 14
CH-1015 Lausanne
Switzerland
Phone: (+41) 21 693 6792
Fax: (+41) 21 693 4312
 
More info:   www.pedropinto.org

Research

* Models and algorithms for large-scale networks
* Random graphs and stochastic geometry
* Wireless physical-layer security
* Network interference
 
 

Education

 

2010, Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
 
2006, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
 
2003, Licenciatura (5-year degree) in Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Porto, Portugal.
 
 

 

 

 

Selected publications

1.  Pedro C. Pinto, Moe Z. Win, “Percolation and Connectivity in the Intrinsically Secure Communications Graph,” submitted to IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, pp. 1–48, Jun. 2010, pre-print available on arXiv:1008.4161.
 
2.  Pedro C. Pinto, João Barros, Moe Z. Win, “Secure Communication in Stochastic Wireless Networks,” submitted to IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, pp. 1–59, Nov. 2009, pre-print available on arXiv:1001.3697.
 
3.  Pedro C. Pinto, Moe Z. Win, “Communication in a Poisson Field of Interferers – Part II: Channel Capacity and Interference Spectrum,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 9, no. 7, pp. 2187–2195, Jul. 2010, [PDF].
 
4.  Pedro C. Pinto, Moe Z. Win, “Communication in a Poisson Field of Interferers – Part I: Interference Distribution and Error Probability,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 9, no. 7, pp. 2176–2186, Jul. 2010, [PDF].
 
5.  Pedro C. Pinto, Andrea Giorgetti, Moe Z. Win, Marco Chiani, “A Stochastic Geometry Approach to Coexistence in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 27, no. 7, pp. 1268–1282, Sep. 2009, special issue on Stochastic Geometry and Random Graphs for Wireless Networks, [PDF].
 
6.  Moe Z. Win, Pedro C. Pinto, Lawrence A. Shepp, “A Mathematical Theory of Network Interference and Its Applications,” Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 97, no. 2, pp. 205–230, Feb. 2009, special issue on Ultra-Wide Bandwidth (UWB) Technology & Emerging Applications, Invited Paper, [PDF].
 
7.  Alberto Rabbachin, Tony Q. Quek, Pedro C. Pinto, Moe Z. Win, Ian Opperman, “Non-Coherent Ultrawideband Communications in the Presence of Multiple Narrowband Interferers,” accepted in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 2008.
 
8.  Pedro C. Pinto, Moe Z. Win, “Spectral Characterization of Wireless Networks,” IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 27–31, Dec. 2007, special issue on Wireless Sensor Networking.