Jie Liang

Professor, School of Engineering Science


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, United States, 2003

M.Eng., Electrical Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1998

M.Eng., Electrical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, 1995

B.Eng., Electrical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, 1992

Research interests

  • Image/Video Compression
  • Multimedia Communications
  • Information Theory
  • Machine Learning

Teaching interests

  • Multimedia Communications
  • Source Coding
  • Multirate Signal Processing
  • Analog and Digital Communications


SFU Burnaby, ASB 9843
Personal webpage: http://www.sfu.ca/~jiel/

Recently taught courses

  • ENSC 327 Communication Systems
  • ENSC 815 Multirate Signal Processing
  • ENSC 861 Source Coding in Digital Communications

Selected recent publications

  • X. Xiu, D. Pang and J. Liang, " Rectification-based View Interpolation and Extrapolation for Multiview Video Coding," IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, accepted, Nov. 2010.
  • J. Wang, J. Liang, and S. Muhaidat, "On the Distortion Exponents of Layered Broadcast Transmission in Multi-Relay Cooperative Networks," IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, Vol. 58, No. 10, pp. 5340-5352, Oct. 2010.
  • U. Samarawickrama, J. Liang and C. Tian, "M-Channel Multiple Description Coding with Two-Rate Predictive Coding and Staggered Quantization," IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 20, No. 7, pp. 933-944, Jul. 2010.