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Prof. Martin Tomlinson

Emeritus Professor

Brief biographical information

martin.tomlinson@plymouth.ac.uk

  

Research interests

  • Digital communications
  • Error correcting codes
  • Error correcting decoders
  • Signal detection
  • Signal processing
  • Watermarking
  • Wireless and mobile communications
  • Satellite Communications
  • Probabilistic computing
  • Compression
  • Encryption

Professional memberships

  • MIET
  • Senior Member IEEE

Journal papers

Coding for shared satellite channel communications
Martin PA, Ambroze MA, Taylor DP, Tomlinson M
IEEE Transactions on Communications, Volume 57, Issue 8, pp2330-2338, 2009
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Results on binary cyclic codes
Tjhai CJ, Tomlinson M
Electronics Letters, Volume 43, Issue 4, pp. 234-235, 2007
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Extending the Dorsch decoder towards achieving maximum-likelihood decoding for linear codes
Tomlinson M, Tjhai CJ, Ambroze MA
IET Communications, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp. 479-488, 2007
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Analysis of the distribution of the number of erasures correctable by a binary linear code and the link to low-weight codewords
Tomlinson M, Tjhai CJ, Cai J, Ambroze MA
IET Communications, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp. 539-548, 2007
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Idempotent, Mattson-Solomon polynomials and binary LDPC codes
Horan R, Tjhai CJ, Tomlinson M, Ambroze MA, Ahmed MZ
IEE Proceedings Communications, Volume 153, Issue 2, pp. 256-262, 2006
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New Linear Codes Derived from Binary Cyclic Codes of Length 151
Tjhai CJ, Tomlinson M, Grassl M, Horan R, Ahmed MZ, Ambroze MA
IEE Proceedings Communications, Volume 153, Issue 5, pp. 581-585, 2006
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Cyclotomic idempotent-based binary cyclic codes
Tjhai CJ, Tomlinson M, Ambroze MA, Ahmed MZ
Electronics Letters, Volume 41, Issue 6, pp. 341-343, 2005
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DWT-based high-capacity blind video watermarking, invariant to geometrical attacks
Serdean CV, Ambroze MA, Tomlinson M, Wade JG
IEE Proceedings Vision, Image and Signal Processing, Volume 150, Issue 1, pp.51-58, 2003
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Dependence of dfree in MPCCC Systems
Ambroze MA, Wade G, Tomlinson M
IEEE Transactions on Communications, Volume 51, Number 3, pp. 318-325, 2003
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Bounds for finite block-length codes
Tomlinson M, Wade G, Van Eetvelt P, Ambroze MA
IEE Proceedings Communications, Volume 149, Issue 2, pp. 65-69, 2002
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Search for good b/(b + 1) high rate recursive systematic convolutional component codes
Tomlinson M, Ferrari M, Ambroze MA
Electronics Letters, Volume 38, Issue 25, pp. 1691-1693, 2002
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Turbo Code Protection of a Video Watermarking Channel
Ambroze MA, Wade G, Serdean CV, Tomlinson M, Stander J, Borda M
IEE Vision, Image and Signal Processing, Volume 148, Number 1, pp. 54-58, 2001
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Practical Aspects of Iterative Decoding
Ambroze MA, Wade G, Tomlinson M
IEE Proceedings Communications, Volume 147, Number 2, pp. 69-74, 2000
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Turbo Code Tree and Code Performance
Ambroze MA, Wade G, Tomlinson M
IEE Electronics Letters, Volume 34, Number 4, pp. 353-354, 1998
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Iterative MAP Decoding for Serial Concatenated Convolutional Codes
Ambroze MA, Wade G, Tomlinson M
IEE Proceedings Communications, Volume 145, Number 2, pp. 53-59, 1998
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Small Improvements in Half-Rate Convolutional Codes with Popular Constraint Lengths for Applications in Satellite Communications
Tomlinson M, Wade G, Van Eetvelt P
IEE Proceedings Communications, Volume 144, Number 3, pp. 199-204, 1997
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Peak to Average Power Reduction for OFDM Schemes by Selective Scrambling
Van Eetvelt P, Wade G, Tomlinson M
IEE Electronics Letters, Volume 32, Number 21, pp. 1963-1964, 1996
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The TAR Decoder - A Bandpass Viterbi/FFT Decoder for Convolutional Encoded Spread-Spectrum Signals
Tomlinson M, Abu-Rgheff MA
IEE Transactions on Communications, Volume 44, Number 11, pp. 1392-1398, 1996
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Shaped Spectrum Multi-Channel Orthogonal Satellite Transmission
Bhatoolaul D, McGarr T, Abu-Rgheff MA, Wade G, Tomlinson M
IEE Colloquium on Spectrally Efficient Techniques for Satellite Communications, pp. 6/1-630, 1994
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A CDMA System Based upon Spectrally Overlapping Low Rate Convolutionally Coded Signals
Abu-Rgheff MA, Tomlinson M
IEE Colloquium on Spread Spectrum Techniques for Radio Communication Systems, pp. 11/1 - 11/6, 1993
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The Search for Optimised Shaping Filters suitable for VSAT Systems
Tomlinson M, Stevens R, Saunders D
International Journal of Satellite Communications, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp. 65-83, 1991
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New Automatic Equaliser employing Modulo Arithmetic
Tomlinson M
Electronic Letters, Volume 7, Issue 5, pp. 138-139, 1971
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22 Journal papers

Conference papers

A secure sharing design for multi-tag RFID authentication protocol
Al-Adhami AH, Ambroze MA, Christopher C, Stengel I, Tomlinson M
Proceedings of the 8th Australian Security and Intelligence Conference, Perth, Australia, 30 Nov-2 Dec, pp 87-93, ISBN: 0-7298-0735-5, 2015
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Decoding low-density parity-check codes with error-floor free over the AWGN channel
Yang L, Tomlinson M, Ambroze MA
2010 IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications, Networking and Information Security (WCNIS), pp192-196, 25-27 June, Beijing, China, 2010
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Extended optimum decoding for LDPC codes based on exhaustive tree search algorithm
Yang L, Tomlinson M, Ambroze MA, Cai J
2010 IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems (ICCS), Singapore, 17-19 Nov, ISBN: 978-1-4244-7005-1, pp208 - 212, 2010
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A tree-based ML decoding algorithm with adaptive thresholding
Cai J, Tomlinson M, Tjhai CJ, Yang L
2010 IEEE International Conference on Communication Systems (ICCS), Singapore, 17-19 Nov, ISBN: 978-1-4244-7005-1, pp223 - 227, 2010
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A II-HARQ scheme for BEC models with ML decoding of Turbo Codes
Ferrari M, Bellini S, Ambroze MA, Tomlinson M
IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW 08, pp.76-80, 2008
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Comparison of decoding turbo Gallager codes in hybrid decoding arrangements with different iterative decoders over the erasure channel
Yang L, Ambroze MA, Tomlinson M
11th IEEE Singapore International Conference on Communication Systems, pp.253-257, 2008
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Biorthogonal matrix dirty paper coding for information hiding in still images
Xu X, Tomlinson M, Ambroze MA, Ahmed MZ
2nd International Conference on Digital Information Management, ICDIM 07, pp.454 - 459, 2007
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Analysis of the Distribution of the Number of Correctable Erasures for Turbo Codes with DRP Interleavers
Ambroze MA, Tomlinson M, Tjhai CJ, Ahmed MZ
IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW 07, pp.214-217, 2007
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Advances in Iterative Decoding and Maximum Likelihood Decoding for the Packet Network with Comparisons to Fountain Codes over the Erasure Channel
Cai J, Tomlinson M, Tjhai CJ, Ambroze MA, Ahmed MZ
Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Turbo Codes & Related Topics; 6th International ITG-Conference on Source and Channel Coding, Munich, Germany, 3-7 April, 2006
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Some Results on the Weight Distributions of the Binary Double-Circulant Codes Based on Primes
Tjhai CJ, Tomlinson M, Horan R, Ahmed MZ, Ambroze MA
10th IEEE Singapore International Conference on Communication systems, ICCS 06, pp.1-5, 2006
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On the Efficient Codewords Counting Algorithm and the Weight Distributions of the Binary Quadratic Double-Circulant Codes
Tjhai CJ, Tomlinson M, Horan R, Ahmed MZ, Ambroze MA
IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW 06, pp. 42-46, 2006
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Comparison of Concatenated Reed-Solomon Coding with Hard-decision to Soft-decision LDPC Coding for the Rayleigh Fading Channel
Cai J, Tomlinson M, Tjhai CJ, Ambroze MA, Ahmed MZ
IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW 06, Chengdu, China, 22-26 Oct, pp.135-139, 2006
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Comparisons of Orthogonalisation and Writing-On-Dirty-Paper Schemes for High Capacity Watermarking
Xu X, Tomlinson M, Ambroze MA, Ahmed MZ
IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference, GLOBECOM 06, pp. 1-6, 2006
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Erasure correcting codes, network congestion, multicast and broadcast
Cai J, Tjhai CJ, Tomlinson M, Ambroze MA, Ahmed MZ
Proceedings of the 4th IASTED International Conference Communication Systems and Networks, Benidorm, Spain, 12-14 Sep, pp224–229, 2005
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A finite-field transform domain construction of binary low-density parity-check codes
Horan R, Tjhai CJ, Tomlinson M, Ambroze MA, Ahmed MZ
IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW 05, pp72-76, 2005
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Approaching the ML performance with iterative decoding
Papagiannis E, Ambroze MA, Tomlinson M
IEEE International Zurich Seminar on Communications, pp.220-223, 2004
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Enhancement of turbo codes using cyclic redundancy check with interleaver optimisation
Rogers AJ, Tomlinson M, Ambroze MA, Ahmed MZ
Proceedings IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 04, p.508, 2004
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Architectural specifications and design for an automated vulnerability resolver
Alayed A, Furnell SM, Zhao D, Barlow I, Tomlinson M
Proceedings of the Fourth International Network Conference (INC 2004), Plymouth, UK, 6-9 July 2004, pp303-310, 2004
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Magnitude modulation for small satellite Earth terminals using QPSK and OQPSK
Ambroze MA, Tomlinson M, Wade G
IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 03, pp.2099-2103, 2003
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Combating geometrical attacks in a DWT based blind video watermarking system
Serdean CV, Ambroze MA, Tomlinson M, Wade G
4th EURASIP-IEEE Region 8 International Symposium on Video/Image Processing and Multimedia Communications, VIPromCom, pp.263 - 266, 2002
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Adding robustness to geometrical attacks to a wavelet based blind video watermarking system
Serdean CV, Ambroze MA, Tomlinson M, Wade JG
IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, ICME 02, pp.557-560, 2002
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Power and bandwidth efficient modulation and coding for small satellite communication terminals
Tomlinson M, Ambroze MA, Wade G
IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC 02, pp.2943 - 2946, 2002
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A Quasi Coherent Spread Spectrum Decoder for Satellite Communications Using a Low Rate Convolutional Codes
Tomlinson M, Abu-Rgheff MA
Proc. IEEE 4th International Symposium on Spread Spectrum Techniques & Applications, Vol. 2, Mainz, Germany, pp. 570-574, Sep , 1996
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A Modified Viterbi Decoder Based Upon Cross-Correlation for Use in Bandwidth Efficient Systems
Abu-Rgheff MA, Tomlinson M
Proc. 10th International Conference on Digital Satellite Communications (ICDSC'95), Vol. 1, pp. 1-8, Brighton, UK, 1995
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24 Conference papers

Patents granted

A system for the correction of missing or deleted symbols
Tomlinson M, Cai J, Tjhai CJ, Ambroze MA, Ahmed MZ
Intellectual Property Office, UK Patent GB2421599, 2006
Filed: 22/12/2004; A Published: 28/06/2006; B Published: 08/10/2008
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Improved error correction decoder
Tomlinson M, Tjhai CJ, Ahmed MZ, Ambroze MA
Intellectual Property Office, UK Patent GB2426671, 2005
Filed: 09/02/2005; A Published: 29/11/2006; B Published: 19/09/2007
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Cyclic redundancy check for error correcting codes with minimal code rate loss
Rogers AJ, Ambroze MA, Tomlinson M
Intellectual Property Office, UK Patent GB2407945, 2003
Filed: 25/10/2003; A Published: 11/05/2005; B Published: 19/04/2006
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Improved Iterative Decoder for LDPC Codes with Performance Approximating to a Maximum Likelihood Decoder
Papagiannis E, Ambroze MA, Tomlinson M
Intellectual Property Office, UK Patent GB2405562, 2003
Filed: 28/08/2003; A Published: 02/03/2005; B Published: 08/03/2006
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4 Patents granted

50 publication(s) - all categories.