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Journal Publications


  1. B. Kailkhura, A. Vempaty, and P. K. Varshney, "Distributed Inference in Tree Networks using Coding Theory," to appear in IEEE Trans. Signal Process. arXiv
  2. A. Vempaty and L. R. Varshney, "The Non-Regular CEO Problem," IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory, vol. 61, no. 5, pp. 2764-2775, May 2015
  3. S. Liu, A. Vempaty, M. Fardad, E. Masazade, and P. K. Varshney, "Energy-Aware Sensor Selection in Field Reconstruction," IEEE Signal Process. Lett., vol. 21, no. 12, pp. 1476-1480, Dec. 2014
  4. A. Vempaty, H. He, B. Chen, and P. K. Varshney, "On Quantizer Design for Distributed Bayesian Estimation in Sensor Networks," IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 62, no. 20, pp. 5359-5369, Oct. 15, 2014
  5. A. Vempaty, L. R. Varshney, and P. K. Varshney, "Reliable Crowdsourcing for Multi-Class Labeling using Coding Theory," IEEE J. Sel. Topics Signal Process., vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 667 - 679, Aug. 2014
  6. A. Vempaty, P. Ray, and P. K. Varshney, "False Discovery Rate based Distributed Detection in the Presence of Byzantines," IEEE Trans. Aerosp. Electron. Syst., vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 1826-1840, July 2014
  7. A. Vempaty, Y. S. Han, and P. K. Varshney, "Target Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks using Error Correcting Codes," IEEE Trans. Inf. Theory, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 697 - 712, Jan. 2014
  8. A. Vempaty, L. Tong, and P. K. Varshney, "Distributed Inference with Byzantine Data: State-of-the-Art Review on Data Falsification Attacks," IEEE Signal Process. Mag., vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 65-75, Sept. 2013
  9. A. Vempaty, O. Ozdemir, K. Agrawal, H. Chen, and P. K. Varshney, "Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks: Byzantines and Mitigation Techniques," IEEE Trans. Signal Process., vol. 61, no. 6, pp. 1495-1508, Mar. 15, 2013

Conference Publications


  1. A. Vempaty, L. R. Varshney, G. J. Koop, A. H. Criss, and P. K. Varshney, "Decision Fusion by People: Experiments, Models, and Sociotechnical System Design," to appear in Proc. 3rd IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), Orlando, Florida, Dec. 14-16, 2015.
  2. S. Liu, F. Chen, A. Vempaty, M. Fardad, L. Shen, and P. K. Varshney, "Sparsity Promoting Sensor Management for Estimation: An Energy Balance Point of View," to appear in IEEE International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), Washington, D.C., Jul. 2015.
  3. A. Vempaty and L. R. Varshney, "CEO Problem for Belief Sharing," in Proc. 2015 Information Theory Workshop (ITW 2015), Jerusalem, Israel, Apr. 2015.
  4. L. R. Varshney, A. Vempaty, and P. K. Varshney, "Assuring Privacy and Reliability in Crowdsourcing with Coding," in Proc. 2014 Information Theory and its Applications Workshop (ITA 2014), San Diego, California, Feb. 2014 (LRV invited)
  5. A. Vempaty, Y. S. Han, L. R. Varshney, and P. K. Varshney, "Coding Theory for Reliable Signal Processing," in Proc. International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC 2014), Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 2014, pp. 200-205 (YSH invited)
  6. A. Vempaty, Y. S. Han, and P. K. Varshney, "Byzantine Tolerant Target Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks Over Non-Ideal Channels," in Proc. 13th International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT 2013), Samui Island, Thailand, Sep. 2013, pp. 407-411
  7. A. Vempaty, O. Ozdemir, and P. K. Varshney, "Target tracking in wireless sensor networks in the presence of Byzantines," in Proc. International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2013, pp. 968-973
  8. A. Vempaty, V. S. S. Nadendla, and P. K. Varshney, "Further results on noise-enhanced distributed inference in the presence of Byzantines," in Proc. Global Wireless Summit (GWS’13), Atlantic City, New Jersey, June 2013
  9. A. Vempaty, L. R. Varshney, and P. K. Varshney, "Reliable Classification by Unreliable Crowds,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, May 2013, pp. 5558-5562
  10. A. Vempaty, B. Chen, and P. K. Varshney, "Optimal Quantizers for Distributed Bayesian Estimation,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, May 2013, pp. 4893-4897
  11. A. Vempaty, Y. S. Han, and P. K. Varshney, "Target Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks using Error Correcting Codes in the Presence of Byzantines,” in Proc. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Vancouver, Canada, May 2013, pp. 5195-5199
  12. A. Vempaty, O. Ozdemir, and P. K. Varshney, "Mitigation of Byzantine attacks for target location estimation in wireless sensor networks,” in Proc. 46th Annual Conf. on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Princeton, NJ, Mar. 2012.
  13. K. Agrawal, A. Vempaty, H. Chen, and P. K. Varshney, "Target localization in sensor networks with quantized data in the presence of Byzantine attacks," in Proc. Asilomar Conf. Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2011, pp. 1669-1673
  14. M. Gagrani, P. Sharma, S. Iyengar, V. S. S. Nadendla, A. Vempaty, H. Chen, and P. K. Varshney, "On noise-enhanced distributed inference in the presence of Byzantines," in Proc. 49th Annual Allerton Conf. Comm., Control, and Comp. (Allerton), Monticello, Illinois, Sept. 2011, pp. 1222-1229
  15. A. Vempaty, K. Agrawal, H. Chen, and P. K. Varshney, "Adaptive learning of Byzantines' behavior in cooperative spectrum sensing," in Proc. IEEE Wireless Comm. and Networking Conf. (WCNC), Cancun, Mexico, Mar. 2011, pp. 1310-1315

Workshop/Conference Presentations


  1. A. Vempaty, "Reliable Inference from Unreliable Agents," presented at 2015 Information Theory and its Applications Workshop (ITA), La Jolla, California, Feb. 1-6, 2015 (Graduation Day Poster–Invited)
  2. A. Vempaty, G. J. Koop, A. H. Criss, and P. K. Varshney, "How efficient are we at fusing decisions?," presented at CODE@MIT, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, Oct. 10-11, 2014
  3. A. Vempaty, L. R. Varshney, and P. K. Varshney, "Error-Correcting Codes allow Privacy and Quality Assurance in Crowdsourcing," presented at CrowdConf, Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco, Oct. 22, 2013 [Abstract]
  4. A. Vempaty and P. K. Varshney, "Distributed Inference in the Presence of Byzantines," presented at DIMACS Workshop on Information-Theoretic Network Security, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, NJ, 2012

Other Presentations


  1. A. Vempaty, L. R. Varshney, and P. K. Varshney, "Reliable Classification by Unreliable Crowds," presented at Nunan Poster Competition, Nunan Research Day, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 2013 (Declared Best Poster among EECS department posters)
  2. A. Vempaty, O. Ozdemir, K. Agrawal, H. Chen, and P. K. Varshney, "Byzantines in Wireless Sensor Networks," presented at North American School of Information Theory, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2012
  3. A. Vempaty, O. Ozdemir, K. Agrawal, H. Chen, and P. K. Varshney, "Byzantines in Wireless Sensor Networks," presented at Nunan Poster Competition, Nunan Research Day, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 2012

Collaborators


  • Keshav Agrawal, Quantcast
  • Biao Chen, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University
  • Feishe Chen, Department of Mathematics, Syracuse University
  • Hao Chen, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Boise State University
  • Amy H. Criss, Psychology, Syracuse University
  • Makan Fardad, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University
  • Yunghsiang S. Han, Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
  • Mukul Gagrani, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Hao He, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University
  • Satish Iyenger, General Electric Global Research Corporation
  • Bhavya Kailkhura, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University
  • Gregory J. Koop, Psychology, Eastern Mennonite University
  • Sijia Liu, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University
  • Engin Masazade, Electrical Engineering, Yeditepe University
  • Sid Nadendla, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University
  • Onur Ozdemir, Boston Fusion
  • Priyadip Ray, G. S. Sanyal School of Telecommunications, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  • Pranay Sharma, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Lixin Shen, Department of Mathematics, Syracuse University
  • Lang Tong, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell University
  • Lav R. Varshney, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Pramod K. Varshney, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University