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Horia Balta    
Assist. Prof.          


adresa departament  Room A301, 3rdFloor
Bd. Vasile Parvan, nr. 2
300223 Timisoara, Romania
telefon  (0040) 256-40-3325
fax  -
adresa email horia.balta@etc.upt.ro






Personal Information

  • Age: 42
  • Date/Place of Birth: 21.01.1966 / Timisoara
  • Marital Status: Married

Studies

  • 1985 – 1990 Institutul Politehnic "Gheorghe Asachi" Iasi, Fac. Electrotehnica, Sectia ETC;

    Experience

    • 1990 - present Assist. Prof. at the Department of Communication, Faculty of Electronic and Telecommunications, UPT.

    Recent Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Horia Balta, Alexandre De Baynast, Maria Kovaci " On the Encoding of the Multi-Non-Binary Convolutional Codes", Buletinul Stiintific al Universitatii „Politehnica” Timisoara, Seria Electronica si Telecomunicatii, Tom 53-67 Electronica si Telecomunicatii, Fascicola 2, 2008, pp.183-188.
  2. Marius Oltean, Maria Kovaci, Horia Balta, Andrei Campeanu " Multi Binary Turbo Coded WOFDM Performance in Flat Rayleigh Fading Channels", Acta Technica Napocensis – Electronics and Telecommunications, Volum 29, Nr.3/2008, ISSN: 1221-6542, pp.11-16.
  3. Horia Balta, Daniel Bosneagu, Maria Kovaci, Marius Oltean " A Study of the Permutation Schemes Used in the Mobile WIMAX", Acta Technica Napocensis – Electronics and Telecommunications, Volum 29, Nr.3/2008, ISSN: 1221-6542, pp.17-20.
  4. Maria Kovaci, Alexandre De Baynast, Horia Balta, Miranda Nafornita " Performance of Multi Binary Turbo-Codes on Nakagami Flat Fading Channels", Buletinul Stiintific al Universitatii „Politehnica” Timisoara, Seria Electronica si Telecomunicatii, Tom 51-65 Electronica si Telecomunicatii, Fascicola 2, 2006, pp.140-145.
  5. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci, Alexandre De Baynast, Calin Vladeanu, Radu Lucaciu " A Very General Family of Turbo-Codes: The Multi-Non-Binary Turbo-Codes", Buletinul Stiintific al Universitatii „Politehnica” Timisoara, Seria Electronica si Telecomunicatii, Tom 51-65 Electronica si Telecomunicatii, Fascicola 2, 2006, pp.113-118.
  6. Horia Balta, Catherine Douillard, Maria Kovaci " The Minimum Likelihood APP Based Early Stopping Criterion for Multi-Binary Turbo Codes", Buletinul Stiintific al Universitatii „Politehnica” Timisoara, Seria Electronica si Telecomunicatii, Tom 51-65 Electronica si Telecomunicatii, Fascicola 2, 2006, pp.199-203.
  7. Maria Kovaci, Horia Balta, Miranda Nafornita " Performance of Multi Binary Turbo Codes on Rayleigh Flat Fading Transmission Channels", Analele Universitatii din Oradea, Fascicola Electrotehnica, Sectiunea Electronica, 2006, pp. 64-67.
  8. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci, Miranda Nafornita " Performance of Multi Binary Turbo Codes on Rice Flat Fading Channels", Analele Universitatii din Oradea, Fascicola Electrotehnica, Sectiunea Electronica, 2006, pp. 17-20.
  9. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci, Miranda Nafornita " A New Method for the Simulation of the Nakagami Flat Fading (Radio) Transmission Channels", Analele Universitatii din Oradea, Fascicola Electrotehnica, Sectiunea Electronica, 2005, pp. 21-24.
  10. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci " A study on turbo decoding iterative algorithms", Buletinul Stiintific al Universitatii „Politehnica” Timisoara, Seria Electronica si Telecomunicatii, Tom 49-63, Fascicola 2, 2004, pp. 33-37.
  11. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci " The Performance of Convolutional Codes used in Turbo Codes", Buletinul Stiintific al Universitatii „Politehnica” Timisoara, Seria Electronica si Telecomunicatii, Tom 49-63, Fascicola 2, 2004, pp.38-43.
  12. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci " A Comparasion Between Weight Spectrum of Different Convolutional Code Types", Analele Universitatii din Oradea, Fascicola Electrotehnica, Sectiunea Electronica, 2004, pp. 174-179.

    Conference Articles

    1. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci, Miranda Nafornita, Maria Balta " Multi-Binary Turbo-Code Design based on Convergence of Iterative Turbo-Decoding Process ", the 5th European Conference on Circuits and Systems for Communications (ECCSC’10), Belgrade, Serbia, November, 23-25, 2010, pp. 240-243.
    2. Marius Oltean, Maria Kovaci, Jamal Mountassir, Alexandru Isar, Petru Lazar " A physical layer simulator for WiMAX ", 9th IEEE International Symposium of Electronics and Telecommunications, ISETC 2010, Timisoara, Romania, November, 11-12, 2010, pp. 133-136.
    3. Ioan Eugen Andor, Lucian Ardelean, Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci, Marius Oltean, Alexandru Isar " A Study of the Permutation Schemes Used in Mobile Wireless Communications ", 9th IEEE International Symposium of Electronics and Telecommunications, ISETC 2010, Timisoara, Romania, November, 11-12, 2010, pp. 169-172.
    4. Maria Kovaci, Horia Balta " Comparing the Performance of Duo-Binary Turbo Codes on Rice Flat Fading Channel ", 9th IEEE International Symposium of Electronics and Telecommunications, ISETC 2010, Timisoara, Romania, November, 11-12, 2010, pp. 217-220.
    5. Maria Balta, Miranda Nafornita, Maria Kovaci, Horia Balta " Designing Convolutional Codes used in Multi-Binary Turbo Codes ", The 8th International Conference on Communication, COMM 2010, Bucuresti, Romania, June, 10-12, 2010, pp. 195-198.
    6. Maria Kovaci, Horia Balta " Comparing the Performance of Duo-Binary Turbo Codes on Rayleigh Channel ", OPTIM 2010, 12th International Conference on Optimization af Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Brasov, Romania, May, 20-22, 2010, pp. 953-956.
    7. Corina Nafornita, Alexandru Isar, Maria Kovaci " Increasing Watermarking Robustness using Turbo Codes ", 6th IEEE International Symposium on Inteligent Signal Processing, WISP 2009, Budapest, Hungary, August, 26-28, 2009, pp. 113-118.
    8. Maria Kovaci, Horia Balta, Miranda Nafornita " On Using Turbo Codes Over Rice Flat Fading Channels ", IEEE International Symposium on Signal, Circuits and Systems, ISSCS 2009, Iasi, Romania, July, 09-10, 2009, pp. 461-464.
    9. Maria Kovaci, Horia Balta " On Using Turbo Coding over Rayleigh Flat Fading Channels ", The 4th International Conference on Engineering Technologies-ICET 2009, Novi Sad, April 28-30, 2009, pp. 149-153.
    10. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci, Ciprian Botiz, Cristian Poenaru" Bit Decoding Versus Symbol Decoding in Multi-Binary Turbo Decoders ", The 4th International Conference on Engineering Technologies-ICET 2009, Novi Sad, April 28-30, 2009, pp. 145-147
    11. Marius Oltean, Maria Kovaci, Horia Balta, Andrei Campeanu " Multi Binary Turbo-Coded Wavelet OFDM in Flat Fading Channels", Workshop on Signal Processing Systems for Wireless Communications (SPSWC’08), 2-3 July 2008, Cluj Napoca.
    12. Daniel Bosneagu, Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci, Marius Oltean " Permutations in Communications", Workshop on Signal Processing Systems for Wireless Communications (SPSWC’08), 2-3 July 2008, Cluj Napoca.
    13. Maria Kovaci, Horia Balta, Alexandre De Baynast, Miranda Nafornita " Performance Comparison of Punctured Turbo Codes and Multi Binary Turbo Codes ", Proceedings of International Symposium on Signal, Circuits and Systems, ISSCS 2007, Iasi, Romania, July, 12-13, 2007, pp. 485-488.
    14. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci, Lucian Trifina " A Reduced Memory MAP Algorithm for Turbo Codes ", Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Development and Application Systems, Suceava, 25-27 May, 2006, pp. 164-168.
    15. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci " The Turbo-codes Performances in the (Radio) Rice Flat Fading Channels", The Military Technical Academy, The 31st, internationally attended scientific conference "Modern Technologies in the XXI Century", Bucharest 03-04 November, 2005, pp. 10.1-10.6.
    16. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci, Alexandre De Baynast " Performance of Turbo-Codes on Nakagami Flat Fading (Radio) Transmission Channels",Signals, Systems and Computers, Conference Record of the Thirty-Ninth Asilomar Conference Pacific Grove, California, on October 28 - November 1, 2005, pp. 606-610.
    17. Maria Kovaci, Horia Balta, Miranda Nafornita " The Performance of Interleavers used in Turbo Codes", Proceedings of International Symposium SCS, ISSCS’2005, Iasi, July, 14-15, 2005, pp. 363-366.
    18. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci, Miranda Nafornita " A Study on Turbo Coding Systems with pi/4 Shifted DQPSK Modulation ", Proceedings of International Symposium SCS, ISSCS’2005, Iasi, July, 14-15, 2005, pp. 367-370.
    19. Maria Kovaci, Horia Balta " Non-Binary Turbo Codes Interleavers ", The 36-th International Scientific Symposium of the Military Equipment & Technologies Research Agency, Bucharest, May 26-27, 2005, pp. 208-213.
    20. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci " A Study on Non-Binary Turbo Codes", The 36-th International Scientific Symposium of the Military Equipment & Technologies Research Agency, Bucharest, May 26-27, 2005, pp. 214-219.
    21. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci " Turbo-Coduri: Constructie, performante, perspective", Academia fortelor terestre "Nicolae Balcescu" Sibiu a VIII-a Sesiune de Comunicari Stiintifice, 11 iunie, 2004, pp. 27-34.
    22. Horia Balta, Maria Kovaci " Studiu asupra preciziei curbelor BER construite prin simularea functionarii turbo-codurilor", Academia fortelor terestre "Nicolae Balcescu" Sibiu a VIII-a Sesiune de Comunicari Stiintifice, 11 iunie, 2004, pp. 35-42.

    Interests

    • Signal Processing
    • Interleavers design
    • Iterative decoding
    • Flat fading wireless channels (Rice, Rayleigh, Nakagami)
    • Turbo-codes

    Hobbies

    • chess, cars, travels, football


    Departamentul de Comunicatii
    Bd. Vasile Parvan, nr. 2, 300223 Timisoara, Romania
    Telefon: (0040) 256-40-3301