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Book

[B1] P. Giard, C. Thibeault, W. J. Gross, High-Speed Decoders for Polar Codes. Springer, 2017, ISBN: 978-3-319-59781-2. [DOI]

Journals

[J10] P. Giard, A. Balatsoukas-Stimming, G. Sarkis, C. Thibeault, and W. J. Gross, “Fast Low-Complexity Decoders for Low-Rate Polar Codes”, Springer Journal of Signal Processing Systems, vol. 90, no. 5, May 2018, pp. 675-685. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[J9] P. Giard, G. Sarkis, C. Leroux, C. Thibeault, and W. J. Gross, “Low-Latency Software Polar Decoders”, Springer Journal of Signal Processing Systems, vol. 90, no. 5, May 2018, pp. 761-775. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[J8] C. Condo, P. Giard, F. Primeau-Leduc, G. Sarkis, and W. J. Gross, “A 9.52 dB NCG FEC scheme and 162 bits/cycle low-complexity product decoder architecture”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, vol. 65, no. 4, Apr. 2018, pp. 1420-1431. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[J7] P. Giard, A. Balatsoukas-Stimming, T. C. Müller, A. Bonetti, C. Thibeault, W. J. Gross, P. Flatresse, A. Burg, “PolarBear: A 28-nm FD-SOI ASIC for Decoding of Polar Codes”, IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, vol. 7, no. 4, Dec 2017. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[J6] P. Giard, G. Sarkis, C. Thibeault, and W. J. Gross, “Multi-Mode Unrolled Hardware Architectures for Polar Decoders”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol. 63, no. 9, Sep. 2016, pp. 1443-1453. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[J5] G. Sarkis, I. Tal, P. Giard, A. Vardy, C. Thibeault, and W. J. Gross, “Flexible and Low-Complexity Encoding and Decoding of Systematic Polar Codes”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 64, no. 7, Jul. 2016, pp. 2732-2745. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[J4] F. Escribano, G. Kaddoum, A. Wagemakers, P. Giard, “Design of a New Differential Chaos-Shift-Keying System For Continuous Mobility”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 64, no. 5, May 2016, pp. 2066-2078. [DOI]
[J3] G. Sarkis, P. Giard, A. Vardy, C. Thibeault, and W. J. Gross, “Fast List Decoders for Polar Codes”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications - Special Issue on Recent Advances In Capacity Approaching Codes, vol. 34, no. 2, Feb. 2016, pp. 318-328. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[J2] P. Giard, G. Sarkis, C. Thibeault, and W. J. Gross, “237 Gbit/s Unrolled Hardware Polar Decoder”, IET Electronics Letters, vol. 51, no. 10, May 2015, pp. 762-763. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[J1] G. Sarkis, P. Giard, A. Vardy, C. Thibeault, W. J. Gross, “Fast Polar Decoders: Algorithm and Implementation”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 32, no. 5, May 2014, pp. 946-957. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]

Conferences and Workshops

[C19] M. Van Beirendonck, P. Giard, and A. Balatsoukas-Stimming, “A Lyra2 FPGA Implementation for Lyra2REv2-Based Cryptocurrencies”, IEEE International Conference on Electronics Circuits and Systems (ICECS), Jul. 2018, Bordeaux, FRA, submitted. [PRE-PRINT]
[C18] P. Giard, A. Balatsoukas-Stimming, and A. Burg, “On the Tradeoff Between Accuracy and Complexity in Blind Detection of Polar Codes”, International Symposium on Turbo Codes & Iterative Information Processing (ISTC), Jul. 2018, Hong Kong, HKG, submitted. [PRE-PRINT]
[C17] P. Giard and A. Burg, “Fast-SSC-Flip Decoding of Polar Codes”, Proceedings of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), pp. 73-77, Apr. 2018, Barcelona, ESP. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[C16] P. Giard, A. Balatsoukas-Stimming, and A. Burg, “Blind Detection of Polar Codes”, Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS), pp. 1-6, Oct. 2017, Lorient, FRA. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[C15] A. Balatsoukas-Stimming, P. Giard, and A. Burg, “Comparison of Polar Decoders with Existing Low-Density Parity-Check and Turbo Decoders”, Proceedings of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), pp. 1-6, Mar. 2017, San Francisco, CA, USA. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[C14] C. Condo, F. Primeau-Leduc, G. Sarkis, P. Giard, and W. J. Gross, “Stall Pattern Avoidance in Polynomial Product Codes”, Proceedings of IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), pp. 699-702, Dec. 2016, Arlington, VA, USA. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[C13] P. Giard, A. Balatsoukas-Stimming, T. C. Müller, A. Burg, C. Thibeault, and W. J. Gross, “A Multi-Gbps Unrolled Hardware List Decoder Systematic Polar Code”, Proceedings of Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, pp. 1194-1198, Nov. 2016, Pacific Grove, CA, USA. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[C12] P. Giard, G. Sarkis, A. Balatsoukas-Stimming, Y. Fan, C.-y. Tsui, A. Burg, C. Thibeault, and W. J. Gross, “Hardware Decoders for Polar Codes: An Overview”, Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Circuits & Systems (ISCAS), pp. 149-152, May 2016, Montreal, CAN. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[C11] S. A. Hashemi, A. Balatsoukas-Stimming, P. Giard, C. Thibeault, and W. J. Gross, “Partitioned Successive-Cancellation List Decoding of Polar Codes”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 957-960, Mar. 2016, Shanghai, CHN. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[C10] P. Giard, G. Sarkis, C. Thibeault, and W. J. Gross, “A 638 Mbps Low-Complexity Rate 1/2 Polar Decoder on FPGAs”, Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS), pp.1-6, Oct. 14-16, 2015, Hangzhou, CHN. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[C9] G. Sarkis, P. Giard, C. Thibeault, and W. J. Gross, “Autogenerating Software Polar Decoders”, Proceedings of IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), pp. 6-10, Dec. 3-5, 2014, Atlanta, GA, USA. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[C8] G. Sarkis, P. Giard, A. Vardy, C. Thibeault, and W. J. Gross, “Increasing the Speed of Polar List Decoders”, Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS), pp. 1-6, Oct. 20-22, 2014, Belfast, GBR. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[C7] P. Giard, G. Sarkis, C. Thibeault, and W. J. Gross, “Fast Software Polar Decoders”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 7555-7559, May 4-9, 2014, Florence, ITA. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[C6] G. Kaddoum, P. Giard, “Analog Network Coding for Multi-User Spread-Spectrum Communication Systems”, Proceedings of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), pp. 352-357, Apr. 2014. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[C5] P. Giard, G. Kaddoum, F. Gagnon and C. Thibeault, “FPGA Implementation and Evaluation of Discrete-time Chaotic Generators Circuits”, Proceedings of 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), pp. 3221-3224, Oct. 2012, Montreal, CAN. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]
[C4] F. Leduc-Primeau, A. J. Raymond, P. Giard, K. Cushon, C. Thibeault and W. J. Gross, “High-Throughput LDPC Decoding Using the RHS Algorithm”, Proceedings of Conference on Design and Architectures for Signal and Image Processing (DASIP), Oct. 2012, Karlsruhe, DEU. [IEEEXplore][PRE-PRINT]
[C3] G. Kaddoum, J. Olivain, G. B. Samson, P. Giard and F. Gagnon, “Implementation of a Differential Chaos Shift Keying Communication System in GNU Radio”, Proceedings of International Symposium on Wireless Communication Systems (ISWCS), pp. 934-938, Aug. 2012. [DOI][PRE-PRINT][SRC]
[C2] M. Joliveau, P. Giard, M. Gendreau, F. Gagnon, C. Thibeault, “Design of low complexity multiplierless digital filters with optimized free structure using a population-based metaheuristic”, Proceedings of 10th International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems (ISSCS), Jul. 2011, Iasi, ROM. [DOI]
[C1] P. Giard, J.-F. Boland, J. Belzile, “CORBA Communication Backplane for Design and Verification”, Proceedings of 1st Microsystems and Nanoelectronics Research Conference (MNRC), pp. 121-124, Oct. 2008, Ottawa, CAN. [DOI][PRE-PRINT]

Presentations and Invited Talks

[P8] P. Giard, “Polar codes: algorithms and implementation aspects”, Arbeitsgemeinschaft in Codierungstheorie und Kryptographie, Université de Neuchâtel (UniNE), Neuchâtel, Switzerland, Jun. 2018, (hosted by Dr Hugues Mercier).
[P7] P. Giard, A. Balatsoukas-Stimming, and A. Burg, “Blind Detection of Polar Codes”, Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA), San Diego, CA, USA, Feb. 2018.
[P6] N. Preyss, P. Giard, A. Balatsoukas-Stimming, and A. Burg, “Polar Codes and APSK Modulation - Just good friends”, Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA), San Diego, CA, USA, Feb. 2017.
[P5] P. Giard, “Fast Software and Hardware Polar Decoders: Algorithms, Architectures, and Implementations”, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, Nov. 2015, (hosted by Andreas Burg).
[P4] P. Giard, A. J. Raymond, “Polar FEC Codes Running at Hundreds of Mbit/s in GNU Radio”, GNU Radio Conference (GRCon), Washington, DC, USA, Aug. 2015. [Slides][Video]
[P3] P. Giard, J.F. Boland, J. Belzile, “CORBA Based Co-Verification Methodology For SystemC”, 8th North American SystemC User Group (NASCUG) Meeting, San Jose, CA, USA, Feb. 2008. [Slides]
[P2] P. Giard, J.F. Boland, J. Belzile, “CORBA Based Communication for Verification”, CMC Microsystems 2007 Annual Symposium, Ottawa, ON, CAN, Oct. 2007.
[P1] P. Giard, J.F. Boland, J. Belzile, “Hardware in the Loop Functional Verification Methodology”, Object Management Group’s Third Software Based Communications Workshop, Washington, DC, USA, Mar. 2007.

Theses

[T2] P. Giard, “High-Speed Decoders for Polar Codes”, Ph.D. thesis, McGill University, 2016. [URI]
[T1] P. Giard, “Dorsale de communication CORBA pour la conception et la vérification fonctionnelle de circuits électroniques numériques complexes”, Master thesis, École de technologie supérieure, 2009. [URI]