Saravanan Vijayakumaran

Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Research Interests

  • Error correcting codes
  • Signal Processing for Communications
  • Cryptocurrency Technologies
  • High Performance Computing

Education

  • PhD, University of Florida, Gainesville, 2007
  • BTech, IIT Guwahati, 2001

Work Experience

  • 2017 - present, Associate Professor, EE, IIT Bombay
  • May to June 2018, Visiting Researcher, NTU Singapore
  • 2009 - 2017, Assistant Professor, EE, IIT Bombay
  • 2007 - 2009, Software Development Engineer in Test, Microsoft, Redmond
  • 2006, Research Intern, EPFL

Awards

  • Departmental Award for Excellence in Teaching, IIT Bombay, 2017
  • Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Gold Medal, IIT Guwahati, 2001

Administrative Activities

  • Member of DPC (Mar 2019 – present)
  • Member of DPGC (Mar 2019 – present)
  • Member of IoE committee on Data, Information Science, and Computing (Mar 2019 – present)
  • Faculty in-charge of PC lab of EE department (Feb 2010 – Dec 2016)

Papers

Journal
  1. A. D. Yardi, SV, “Properties of syndrome distribution for blind reconstruction of cyclic codes” Applicable Algebra in Engineering, Communication and Computing, Jun. 2019. [doi]
  2. SV, “Largest Permutation Codes with the Kendall τ-Metric in S5 and S6,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 20, no. 10, pp. 1912–1915, Oct. 2016. [doi]
  3. A. D. Yardi, SV, A. Kumar, “Blind Reconstruction of Binary Cyclic Codes From Unsynchronized Bitstream,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 64, no. 7, pp. 2693–2706, Jul. 2016. [doi]
  4. SV, D. Pal, “On the Minimum Redundancy of SEC-DAEC-TAEC Binary Linear Block Codes,” IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 652–656, Apr. 2016. [doi]
  5. SV, Y. Levinbook, T. F. Wong, “Maximum Likelihood Localization of a Diffusive Point Source using Binary Observations,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 665–676, Feb. 2007. [doi]
  6. S. Aedudodla, SV, T. F. Wong, “Ultra-wideband Signal Acquisition with Hybrid DS-TH Spreading,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 5, no. 9, pp. 2504–2515, Sep. 2006. [doi]
  7. S. Aedudodla, SV, T. F. Wong, “Acquisition of Direct-Sequence Transmitted Reference Ultra-Wideband Signals,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 759–765, Apr. 2006. [doi]
  8. SV, T. F. Wong, “On Equal Gain Combining for Acquisition of Time-Hopping Ultra-Wideband Signals,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 479–490, Mar. 2006. [doi]
  9. SV, T. F. Wong, “A Search Strategy for Ultra-Wideband Signal Acquisition,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 53, no. 12, pp. 2015–2019, Dec. 2005. [doi]
  10. SV, T. F. Wong, S. Aedudodla, “On the Asymptotic Performance of Threshold-based Acquisition Systems in Multipath Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 51, no. 11, pp. 3973–3986, Nov. 2005. [doi]
  11. S. Aedudodla, SV, T. F. Wong, “Timing Acquisition in Ultra-wideband Communication Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 54, no. 5, pp. 1570–1583, Sep. 2005. Invited paper. [doi]
Conference
  1. A. Dutta, SV, “Revelio: A MimbleWimble Proof of Reserves Protocol,” 2019 Crypto Valley Conference on Blockchain Technology (CVCBT), Zug, Switzerland, Jun. 2019. [preprint] [doi]
  2. A. Dutta, SV, “MProve: A Proof of Assets Protocol for Monero Exchanges,” 2019 IEEE European Symposium of Security and Privacy Workshops, Stockholm, Sweden, Jun. 2019. [preprint] [doi]
  3. A. Dutta, SV, “Rewrite Cost optimal Rank Modulation Codes in S4 and S5,” Twenty Fourth National Conference on Communications (NCC 2018), Hyderabad, India, Feb. 2018. [doi]
  4. SV, “LFSR identification using Groebner bases,” Twenty Second National Conference on Communications (NCC 2016), Guwahati, India, Mar. 2016. [doi]
  5. SV, “Identifying block codes using Groebner bases,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2015), London, UK, Jun. 2015. [doi]
  6. A. D. Yardi, A. Kumar, SV, “Channel-code detection by a third-party receiver via the likelihood ratio test,” IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2014), Honolulu, HI, Jun. 2014. [doi]
  7. A. D. Yardi, SV, A. Kumar, “Blind Reconstruction of Binary Cyclic Codes,” 20th European Wireless Conference (EW 2014), Barcelona, Spain, May 2014. [xplore]
  8. A. Yardi, SV, “Detecting Linear Block Codes in Noise using the GLRT,” IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2013), Budapest, Hungary, Jun. 2013. [doi]
  9. R. Merz, J.-Y. Le Boudec, SV, “Effect on Network Performance of Common versus Private Acquisition Sequences for Impulse Radio UWB Networks,” IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB 2006), Sep. 2006. [doi]
  10. S. Aedudodla, SV, T. F. Wong, “Timing acquisition for transmitted reference DS-UWB signals,” IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM ’05), Atlantic City, NJ, Oct. 2005. [doi]
  11. SV, T. F. Wong, S. Aedudodla, “On the Asymptotic Performance of Threshold-based Acquisition Systems in Multipath Fading Channels,” IEEE Information Theory Workshop, San Antonio, TX, Oct. 2004. [doi]
  12. SV, T. F. Wong, “Best Permutation Search Strategy for Ultra-Wideband Acquisition,” IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Los Angeles, CA, Sep. 2004. [doi]
  13. SV, Y. Levinbook, T. F. Wong, “On Diffusive Source Localization using Dumb Sensors,” IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2004), Chicago, IL, June 2004. [doi]
  14. S. Aedudodla, SV, T. F. Wong, “Rapid ultra-wideband signal acquisition,” IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC ’04), Atlanta, GA, Mar. 2004. [doi]
  15. SV, T. F. Wong, “Equal Gain Combining for Acquisition of UWB Signals,” IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM ’03), Boston, MA, Oct. 2003. [doi]
  16. SV, P. K. Bora, D. Ghosh, “Oblivious Image-Adaptive Watermarking using Quantization Index Modulation,” Eighth National Conference On Communications, (NCC 2002), India, Jan. 2002.

Miscellaneous