Terence Chan received his BSc (Math) and his Masters and PhD degrees in Information Engineering in 1996, 1998 and 2000 respectively, all from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. In 2001, he was a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Information Engineering at the same university. From February 2002 to June 2004, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto. He is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Telecommunications Research, University of South Australia. Terence Chan received the Croucher Foundation Fellowship and Sir Edward Youde Fellowship in 2002 and 2000 respectively.
About me
Terence Chan received his BSc (Math) and his Masters and PhD degrees in Information Engineering in 1996, 1998 and 2000 respectively, all from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. In 2001, he was a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Information Engineering at the same university. From February 2002 to June 2004, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto. He is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Telecommunications Research, University of South Australia. Terence Chan received the Croucher Foundation Fellowship and Sir Edward Youde Fellowship in 2002 and 2000 respectively.
About me
Doctor of Philosophy The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Master of Engineering The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Research
Excludes commercialinconfidence projects.
Coding for distributed storage: fundamental limits and code designs, ARC  Discovery Projects, 02/02/2015  31/12/2018
Robust transmission, identification and key agreement in communications networks, ARC  Discovery Projects, 01/06/2010  31/05/2014
Efficient data transport using network coding, ARC  Discovery Projects, 01/01/2008  31/12/2012
Research
Research since 2008 is shown below. To see earlier years visit ResearcherID or Scopus
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2011 
Chan, THL & Yeung, R 2011, 'Probabilistic Inference Using Function Factorization and Divergence Minimization ', in Matthias Dehmer, Frank EmmertStreib, Alexander Mehler, Towards an Information Theory of Complex Networks, Springer, Boston, ch. 3, pp. 4774. 
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2016 
Hu, P, Sung, CW, Ho, SW & Chan, TH 2016, 'Optimal coding and allocation for perfect secrecy in multiple clouds', IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 388399. 
2014 
Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2014, 'Network coding capacity regions via entropy functions', IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 60, no. 9, pp. 53475374.
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2014 
Yu, Q, Sung, CW & Chan, TH 2014, 'Irregular Fractional Repetition Code Optimization for Heterogeneous Cloud Storage', IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol.32, no.5, pp. 10481060.
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2013 
Chan, THL, Grant, AJ & Britz, T 2013, 'Quasiuniform codes and their applications', IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 59, no. 12, pp. 79157926.
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2012 
Chan, THL & Mao, Y 2012, 'Error reduction in multipleaccess systems by message wrapping', IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 616618. 
2011 
Cai, N & Chan, THL 2011, 'Theory of Secure Network Coding', Proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), vol. 99, no. 3, pp. 421437.
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2011 
Chan, THL 2011, 'Recent Progresses in Characterising Information Inequalities ', Entropy: international and interdisciplinary journal of entropy and information studies, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 379401.
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2011 
Chan, THL, Grant, AJ & Pfluger, D 2011, 'Truncation Technique for Characterizing Linear Polymatroids', IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, no. 10, pp. 63646378.
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2011 
Guille, L, Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2011, 'The minimal set of Ingleton inequalities', IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 18491864.
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2011 
Timo, RC, Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2011, 'Rate Distortion with Side information at Many Receivers', IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 57, no. 8, pp. 52405257.
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2008 
Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2008, 'Dualities Between Entropy Functions and Network Codes', IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 54, no. 10, pp. 44704487.
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2008 
Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2008, 'Nonlinear information inequalities', Entropy: international and interdisciplinary journal of entropy and information studies, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 765775.
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2015 
Chan, T, Ho, SW & Yamamoto, H 2015, 'Private information retrieval for coded storage', International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE, in press.
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2015 
Nguyen, B, Haley, D, Chen, Y & Chan, T 2015, 'Approach to framemisalignment in physicallayer network coding', 40th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, IEEE, vol. 2015 August, pp. 31233127. 
2015 
Parra, JR, Chan, T, Land, IR & Ho, SW 2015, 'Authentication for twoway relay channel with PhysicalLayer Network coding', Information Theory Workshop  Fall (ITW), 2015 IEEE, IEEE, pp. 4953. 
2015 
Zhang, Q & Chan, T 2015, 'A spectral domain noise model for optical fibre channels', IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2015, IEEE, pp. 16601664. 
2014 
Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2014, 'Bounds for constrained entropy maximisation', in IEEE, 2014 International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE Press, pp. 341345. 
2014 
Cheng, Z, Mao, Y & Chan, THL 2014, 'Realtime communication of dependent messages', in IEEE, 27th Biennial Symposium on Communications, IEEE Press, pp. 101104. 
2014 
Hu, P, Sung, A, Ho, SW & Chan, THL 2014, 'Threelevel storage and nested MDS codes for perfect secrecy in multiple clouds', in IEEE, International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE Press, pp. 13561360. 
2014 
Hussain, I, Land, IR, Chan, THL, Xiao, M & Rasmussen, L 2014, 'A new design framework for LT codes over noisy channels', in IEEE, 2014 International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE Press, pp. 21622166.
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2014 
Nahid, AA, Nguyen, DK & Chan, THL 2014, 'Algorithm to improve the outage performance of if virtual MIMO system', in IEEE, Australian Communications Theory Workshop, IEEE Press, pp. 6872. 
2014 
Shabani, M & Chan, THL 2014, 'Graphbased code construction for data storage', in IEEE, 2014 International Symposium on Information Theory and Its Applications, IEEE Press, pp. 704708. 
2014 
Tebbi, MA, Chan, THL & Sung, A 2014, 'A Code Design Framework for MulitiRack Distributed Storoage', in IEEE, Information Theory Workshop, IEEE Press, pp. 5559. 
2014 
Tebbi, MA, Chan, THL & Sung, A 2014, 'Linear Programming Bounds for Robust Locally Repairble Storage Codes', in IEEE, Information Theory Workshop, IEEE Press, pp. 5054. 
2014 
Yu, Q, Sung, C & Chan, THL 2014, 'Locally repairable codes over a network', Information Theory Workshop (ITW), 2014 IEEE (editor), IEEE, pp. 7074. 
2014 
Zhang, Q, Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2014, 'Spatially Periodic Signals for Fiber Channels', in IEEE, International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE Press, pp. 28042808.
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2013 
AlBashabsheh, A, Mao, Y & Chan, THL 2013, 'Translation schemes and LP bounds', in IEEE, 13th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory, CWIT 2013, IEEE Press, pp. 200204. 
2013 
Chan, THL & Ho, SW 2013, 'Robust Multiple Description Coding  Joint Coding for Source and Storage', in IEEE, 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE, pp. 18091813. 
2013 
Chan, THL, Tebbi, MA & Sung, CW 2013, 'Linear Programming Bounds for Storage Codes', in IEEE, 9th International Conference on Information, communications and Signal Processing, IEEE Press, pp. 15. 
2013 
Thakor, S, Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2013, 'Characterising correlation via entropy functions', 2013 IEEE Information Theory Workshop, IEEE Press, article no.6691218, pp. 12. 
2013 
Thakor, S, Chan, THL & Shum, K 2013, 'Symmetry in Distributed Storage Systems', in IEEE, ISIT 2013 : 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE Press, pp. 12421246.
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2013 
Uduwerelle, HMCKN, Chan, THL & Ho, SW 2013, 'The Kraft inequality for EPS systems', in IEEE, 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE, pp. 15461550. 
2012 
Chan, THL, Guo, D & Yeung, R 2012, 'Entropy functions and determinant inequalities', in Frank Kschischang, Prakash Narayan, Ueli Maurer, Abbas El Gamal, Predrag Cvitanovic, 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE, pp. 12511255.
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2012 
Dadkhahi, SHR, Chan, THL & Land, IR 2012, 'Coding for multiple packets in erasure networks', in Matthew C. Valenti, 2012 Australian Communications Theory Workshop, IEEE, pp. 114119. 
2012 
Dadkhahi, SHR, Chan, THL & Land, IR 2012, 'MultiplePacket Coding in Block Fading Channels', in IEEE, 12th International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies, IEEE, pp. 7681. 
2012 
Ho, SW 2012, 'Nonentropic inequalities from information Constraints', in Muriel Medard and Lizhong Zheng. 
2012 
Mao, Y & Chan, THL 2012, 'A graphical revisit of the Krawtchouk transform', in Frank Kschischang, Prakash Narayan, Ueli Maurer, Abbas El Gamal, Predrag Cvitanovic, 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE, pp. 651655. 
2012 
Thakor, SA, Grant, AJ & Chan, THL 2012, 'Compact representation of polymatroid axioms for random variables with conditional independencies', in IEEE (eds), 2012 IEEE Information Theory Workshop, IEEE, pp. 267271. 
2012 
Uduwerelle, HMCKN, Ho, SW & Chan, THL 2012, 'Design of Errorfree Perfect Secrecy System by Prefix Codes and Partition Codes', in Frank Kschischang, Prakash Narayan, Ueli Maurer, Abbas El Gamal, Predrag Cvitanovic, 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE, pp. 15931597.
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2012 
Uduwerelle, HMCKN, Ho, SW & Chan, THL 2012, 'Design of an ErrorFree Perfect Secrecy System for Unknown Inputs', in AusCTW, 2012 Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), IEEE, pp. 102107. 
2012 
Yu, Q, Sung, CW & Chan, THL 2012, 'Repair topology design for distributed storage systems', in Dr Hussein Mouftah and Dr Raouf Boutaba, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Communications workshop (ICC'12 WS) : emerging data storage technologies, IEEE, pp. 70097013.
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2011 
Chan, THL & Ho, SW 2011, '2Dimensional Interval Algorithm', in IEEE, 2011 IEEE Information Theory Workshop, IEEE, pp. 633637. 
2011 
Ho, SW, Chan, THL & Uduwerelle, HMCKN 2011, 'ErrorFree PerfectSecrecy Systems', in IEEE, 2011 IEEE International Symposium on theory, pp. 15791583.
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2011 
Huang, WC, Ho, SW & Chan, THL 2011, 'Finite session codes in asynchronous channel', in Brian Krongold & Yi Hong, AusCTW2011: Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), IEEE, pp. 7782. 
2011 
Thakor, S, Chan, T & Grant, A 2011, 'Bounds for network information flow with correlated sources', 12th Annual Australian Communications Theory Workshop, AusCTW 2011, IEEE, pp. 4348.
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2011 
Thakor, S, Grant, A & Chan, T 2011, 'On complexity reduction of the LP bound computation and related problems', 2011 International symposium on network coding, NETCOD 2011, IEEE Press, article no. 5978922, pp. 16. 
2011 
Zhu, G, Davis, LM, Chan, THL & Perreau, SL 2011, 'Tradeoffs in energy consumption and throughput for a simple two relay network', in Brian Krongold & Yi Hong, AusCTW2011: Communications Theory Workshop, IEEE, pp. 3742. 
2010 
Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2010, 'On capacity regions of nonmulticast networks', in IEEE, ISIT 2010, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE, pp. 23782382.
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2010 
Chan, THL, Grant, AJ & Britz, T 2010, 'Properties of quasiuniform codes', in IEEE, ISIT 2010, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE, pp. 11531157.
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2010 
Chan, THL, Grant, AJ & Kern, D 2010, 'Existence of new inequalities for representable polymatroids', in IEEE, ISIT 2010, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE, pp. 13641368.
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2010 
Ho, SW, Chan, THL & Grant, A 2010, 'The confidence interval of entropy estimation through a noisy channel', in M Greferath & J Rosenthal (eds), 2010 IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW 2010), IEEE, pp. 17. 
2010 
Kambhampati, SK, Lechner, G, Chan, THL & Rasmussen, LK 2010, 'Check splitting of rootcheck LDPC codes over ARQ blockfading channels', in AusCTW, 2010 Australian Communications Theory Workshop, IEEE, pp. 123127.
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2010 
Ning, C, Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2010, 'The Arbitrarily Varying Channel when the Jammer Knows the Channel Input', in IEEE, ISIT 2010, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE, pp. 295299. 
2010 
Timo, RC, Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2010, 'Rate Distortion with Side Information at Many Receivers', in IEEE, ISIT 2010, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE, pp. 1620. 
2010 
Zhao, S, Timo, RC, Chan, THL, Grant, AJ & Tuninetti, D 2010, 'The Impact of SideInformation on Gaussian Source Transmission Over BlockFading Channels', in IEEE, IEEE International Conference on Communications, IEEE, pp. 15. 
2009 
Chan, THL, Cai, N & Grant, AJ 2009, 'Robust key arrangement schemes', in IEEE, 2009 International Wymposium on Information Theory, IEEE, pp. 21062110. 
2009 
Salmond, D, Grant, AJ, Chan, THL & Grivell, I 2009, 'Decoding network codes by message passing', in IEEE, International Symposium on Information Theory, IEEE, pp. 423427.
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2009 
Thakor, SA, Grant, AJ & Chan, THL 2009, 'Network coding capacity: A functional dependence bound', in IEEE, ISIT 2009, IEEE, pp. 263267.
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2008 
Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2008, 'Capacity Bounds for Secure Network Coding', in Ralf Koetter, Gerhard Kramer and Helmut Bolcskei, IEEE, pp. 95100.
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2008 
Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2008, 'Mission impossible: Computing the network coding capacity region', in Ralf Koetter, Gerhard Kramer and Helmut Bolcskei, IEEE, pp. 320324.
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2008 
Cottatellucci, L, Chan, THL & Fawaz, N 2008, 'Large system design and analysis of protocols for decodeforward relay networks', in IEEE, IEEE, pp. 591596. 
2008 
Grivell, I, Grant, AJ & Chan, THL 2008, 'Basic Entropy Sets', in S.Y. Robert Li and Raymond Yeung, IEEE, pp. 16. 
2008 
Guille, L, Chan, THL & Grant, AJ 2008, 'The minimal set of Ingleton inequalities', in Ralf Koetter, Gerhard Kramer and Helmut Bolcskei, 2008 IEEE international symposium on information theory, IEEE, pp. 21212125.
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2008 
Timo, R, Grant, AJ, Chan, THL & Kramer, G 2008, 'Source Coding for a Simple Network with Receiver Side Information', in Ralf Koetter, Gerhard Kramer and Helmut Bolcskei, 2008 IEEE international symposium on information theory, IEEE, pp. 23072311.
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External engagement & recognition
Organisation  Country 

Australian National University  AUSTRALIA 
Chinese University of Hong Kong  HONG KONG 
City University of Hong Kong  HONG KONG 
Defence Science and Technology Organisation  AUSTRALIA 
Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications  FRANCE 
KTH Royal Institute of Technology  SWEDEN 
Northwestern University  UNITED STATES 
Technical University of Berlin  GERMANY 
The University of Tokyo  JAPAN 
University of Hong Kong  HONG KONG 
University of Illinois  UNITED STATES 
University of New South Wales  AUSTRALIA 
University of Ottawa  CANADA 
University of South Australia  AUSTRALIA 
University of Texas  UNITED STATES 
University of Tokyo  JAPAN 
Xidian University  CHINA 
Teaching & student supervision
Teaching & student supervision
Supervisions from 2010 shown
Thesis title  Student status 

Techniques for authentication and integrity in networks that use network coding  Current 
Timing offset in physicallayer network coding  Current 
ARQ coding over block fading channels  Completed 
Characterization and computation of network coding capacity bounds  Completed 
Design of errorfree and secure communication systems  Completed 
Energy efficiency and coexistence in wireless body area networks  Completed 
Fundamental limits and bounds for distributed data storage networks  Completed 
Information theory for distributed storage  Completed 
Outage analysis for integer forcing virtual MIMO systems  Completed 
Shannon theory in optical fibre communications  Completed 
The distribution of rank and its application to linear network codes  Completed 