Swarnendu Kar

.. was a Graduate Research Assistant and PhD candidate in
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, Syracuse University

E-mail: swkar[at]syr[dot]edu

 

Research Interests:
Statistical signal processing, Detection and estimation theory, Distributed inference in sensor networks, Wireless communications, Acoustic signal enhancement

 

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Note: I am with Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR since October 2012


Education:

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Syracuse University, 2013 (Advisor: Prof Pramod K. Varshney)
M.S., Mathematics, Syracuse University, 2009
B. Tech. (Honors), Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 2004


Publications:

Journal Articles:

[J5]  S. Liu, S. Kar, M. Fardad and P. K. Varshney, "Sparsity-Aware Sensor Collaboration for Linear Coherent Estimation," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.63, no.10, pp.2582-2596, May15, 2015  IEEEXplore

[J4]  S. Kar and P. K. Varshney, "Linear Coherent Estimation with Spatial Collaboration," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol.59, no.6, pp.3532-3553, June 2013  IEEEXplore  [arXiv]

[J3]  S. Kar, P. K. Varshney and M. Palaniswami, "Cramér-Rao Bounds for Polynomial Signal Estimation using Sensors with AR(1) Drift," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 10, pp. 5494-5507, Oct. 2012 IEEEXplore [arXiv]

[J2]  S. Kar, H. Chen and P. K. Varshney, "Optimal Identical Binary Quantizer Design for Distributed Estimation," IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 7, pp. 3896-3901, July 2012 IEEEXplore [arXiv]

[J1] S. Kar and P. K. Varshney, "Accurate Estimation of Gaseous Strength Using Transient Data," IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 1197-1205, April 2011 IEEEXplore [arXiv]

 

Conference Publications:

[C6]  S. Liu, M. Fardad, S. Kar, and P. K. Varshney, "On optimal sensor collaboration topologies for linear coherent estimation," Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2014), pp.2624-2628, Honolulu, HI, June 29-July 4 2014, IEEEXplore

[C5]  S. Kar and P. K. Varshney, "A decentralized framework for linear coherent estimation with spatial collaboration," Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2014), pp.6509-6513, Florence, Italy, May 4-9 2014, IEEEXplore

[C4]  S. Kar and P. K. Varshney, "Controlled Collaboration for Linear Coherent Estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks," Proc. 50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing 2012, Monticello, IL, October 1-5, 2012, IEEEXplore  [arXiv]

[C3]  S. Kar and P. K. Varshney, "On Linear Coherent Estimation with Spatial Collaboration," Proc. IEEE Intl. Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2012), Cambridge, MA, July 1-6, 2012, Cambridge, MA, USA IEEEXplore  [extended, arXiv]

[C2]  S. Kar, P. K. Varshney and H. Chen, "Spatial Whitening Framework for Distributed Estimation," Proc. 4th  Intl. Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP 2011), San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dec 13-16, 2011 IEEEXplore [arXiv]

[C1] S. Kar and P. K. Varshney, "Accurate Estimation of Indoor Occupancy using Gas Sensors," Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP 2009), Proc. 5th  Intl. Conference on, pp.355-360, Melbourne, Australia, Dec 7-10, 2009 IEEEXplore

 

Miscellaneous (Presentations, Technical Reports, etc):

[M3]  S. Kar, K. G. Mehrotra, and P. K. Varshney, "Average Run Length of Two-Span Moving Sum Algorithms," Syracuse University EECS Technical Report No. SYR-EECS-2010-02, Mar 3, 2010. [SU-EECS]

[M2]  Kar, S. and Varshney, P. K., "Intelligent Sensor Networks for Improved IAQ," IEEE Upstate NY Workshop on Communications, Sensors and Networking, Syracuse, NY, 2007.

[M1]  M. Koni, S. Kar, P. Ray, O. Ozdemir, C. Isik, H. E. Khalifa, H. J. P. Madapusi, and P. K. Varshney, "Enabling Technologies for Monitoring IAQ Parameters of Built Environments," Annual Symposium of Environmental and Energy Systems, Syracuse, NY, 2008. [PDF]