BOOK CHAPTERS

  • A. Tajer, S. Kar, and H.V. Poor, "Distributed state estimation: a learning-based framework", in Smart Grid Communications and Networking, Ekram Hossain, Zhu Han, and H. Vincent Poor, Eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  • L. Xie, D.H. Choi, S. Kar, and H.V. Poor, "Bad data detection in smart grid: a distributed approach", in Smart Grid Communications and Networking, Ekram Hossain, Zhu Han, and H. Vincent Poor, Eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar, and J.M.F. Moura, “Distributed algorithms in sensor networks,” in Handbook on Sensor and Array Processing, Simon Haykin and K. J. Ray Liu, Eds. Wiley-Interscience, 2009.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

SUBMITTED AND PREPRINTS

  • J. Mohammadi, G. Hug, and S. Kar, "A fully distributed cooperative charging approach for plug-in electric vehicles", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Submitted. Initial Submission: Feb. 2016.
  • A.K. Sahu, S. Kar, J.M.F. Moura, and H.V. Poor, "Distributed constrained recursive nonlinear least-squares estimation: algorithms and asymptotics", IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks. Submitted. Initial Submission: Feb. 2016. PDF
  • Y. Yang, P. Grover, and S. Kar, "Rate distortion for lossy in-network function computation: information dissipation and sequential reverse water-filling", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. Submitted. Initial Submission: Jan. 2016. PDF
  • A.K. Sahu and S. Kar, "Recursive distributed detection for composite hypothesis testing: algorithms, asymptotics, and tradeoffs", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. Submitted. Initial Submission: Jan. 2016. PDF
  • F. Franchetti, T.M. Low, S. Mitsch, J.P. Mendoza, L. Gui, A. Phaosawasdi, D. Padua, S. Kar, J.M.F. Moura, M. Franusich, A. Platzer, J. Johnson, and M. Veloso, "High-assurance SPIRAL: end-to-end guarantees for robot and car control", IEEE Control Systems Magazine. Submitted. Initial Submission: Dec. 2015.
  • D. Li, S. Kar, F.E. Alsaadi, and S. Cui, "Distributed Bayesian quickest change detection in sensor networks via two-layer large deviation analysis", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. Submitted. Initial Submission: Dec. 2015. PDF
  • J. Mohammadi, G. Hug, and S. Kar, "Agent-based distributed security constrained optimal power flow", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Submitted. Initial Submission: Aug. 2015. Revised: Dec. 2015.
  • Q. Zhou, D. Li, S. Kar, L. Huie, H.V. Poor, and S. Cui, "Learning-based distributed detection-estimation in sensor networks with unknown sensor defects", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. Submitted. Initial Submission: Oct. 2015. PDF
  • Y. Yang, S. Kar, and P. Grover, "Graph codes for distributed instant message collection in an arbitrary noisy broadcast network", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. Submitted. Initial Submission: Aug. 2015. PDF
  • X. Liu, S. Pequito, S. Kar, B. Sinopoli, and A.P. Aguiar, "Minimum sensor placement for robust observability of structured complex networks", IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering. Submitted. Initial Submission: Jul. 2015. Revised: Jan. 2016. PDF
  • Y. Yang, P. Grover, and S. Kar, "Computing linear transformations with unreliable components", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. Submitted. Initial Submission: Jun. 2015. PDF
  • J. Carvalho, S. Pequito, A.P. Aguiar, S. Kar, and K.H. Johansson, "Distributed verification of structural controllability for linear time-invariant systems", Auotmatica. Submitted. Initial Submission: Jun. 2015. Provisionally Accepted: Jan. 2016. PDF
  • B. Swenson, S. Kar, and J. Xavier, "A computationally efficient implementation of fictitious play for large-scale games", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Submitted. Initial Submission: Jun. 2015. Conditionally accepted for publication: Dec. 2015. Revised: Feb. 2016. PDF
  • B. Swenson, S. Kar, and J. Xavier, "From weak learning to strong learning in fictitious play type algorithms", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Submitted. Initial Submission: May 2015. PDF
  • S. Kruzick, S. Pequito, S. Kar, J.M.F. Moura, and A.P. Aguiar, "Dynamics, observability and optimal design of distributed data aggregation networks", IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering. Submitted. Initial Submission: Apr. 2015. Revised: Nov. 2015.
  • Y. Chen, S. Kar, and J.M.F. Moura, "Dynamic attack detection in cyber-physical systems with side initial state information", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. Submitted. Initial Submission: Mar. 2015. Revised: Dec. 2015. PDF
  • S. Pequito, G. Ramos, S. Kar, A.P. Aguiar, and J. Ramos, "On the exact solution of the minimal controllability problem". Submitted. Initial Submission: Feb. 2015. PDF

PUBLISHED OR IN PRESS

  • S. Pequito, A.P. Aguiar, and S. Kar, "Minimum cost input/output design for large scale linear structural systems", Automatica. To Appear. Initial Submission: Jan. 2015. Accepted: Jan. 2016. PDF
  • A.K. Sahu and S. Kar, "Distributed sequential detection for Gaussian shift-in-mean hypothesis testing", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 89 - 103, Jan. 2016.
  • S. Pequito, S. Kar, and A.P. Aguiar, "A framework for structural input/output and control configuration selection in large-scale systems", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 61, no. 2, pp. 303 - 318, Feb. 2016. PDF
  • C. Wu, G. Hug, and S. Kar, "Risk-limiting economic dispatch for electricity markets with flexible ramping products", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1 - 14, 2015. PDF
  • S. Pequito, S. Kar, and A.P. Aguiar, "On the complexity of the constrained input selection problem for structural linear systems", Automatica, vol. 62, pp. 193 - 199, Dec. 2015. PDF
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar, and J.M.F. Moura, "Linear theory for self-localization: convexity, barycentric coordinates, and Cayley-Menger determinants", IEEE Access, vol.3, pp. 1326 - 1339, 2015.
  • D. Li, S. Kar, F. Alsaadi, A. Dobaie, and S. Cui, "Distributed Kalman filtering with quantized sensing state", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 19, pp. 5180 - 5193, Oct. 2015.
  • B. Swenson, S. Kar, and J. Xavier, "Empirical centroid fictitious play: an approach for distributed learning in multi-agent games", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 15, pp. 3888 - 3901, Aug. 2015. PDF
  • G. Hug, S. Kar, and C. Wu, "Consensus + Innovations approach for distributed multi-agent coordination in a microgrid", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 1893 - 1903, Jul. 2015. PDF
  • D. Li, S. Kar, J.M.F. Moura, H.V. Poor, and S. Cui, "Distributed Kalman filtering over massive data sets: analysis through large deviations of random Riccati equations", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 61, no. 3, pp. 1351 - 1372, Mar. 2015. PDF
  • S. Kar, G. Hug, J. Mohammadi, and J.M.F. Moura, "Distributed state estimation and energy management in smart grids: a consensus+innovations approach", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 1022 - 1038, Dec. 2014. PDF
  • Y. Xu, W. Zhang, G. Hug, S. Kar, and Z. Li, "Cooperative control of distributed energy storage systems in a microgrid", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 238 - 248, Jan. 2015.
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Asymptotically efficient distributed estimation with exponential family statistics", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 60, no. 8, pp. 4811 - 4831, Aug. 2014. Initial Submission: Jan. 2013. PDF
  • C. Wu, Y. Shi, and S. Kar, "Exploring demand flexibility in heterogenous aggregators: an LMP-based pricing scheme", ACM Transactions on Embedded Systems - Special Issue on Embedded Systems for Energy-Efficient, Reliable, and Secure Smart Homes, vol. 13, no. 2s, article no. 57, Jan. 2014. PDF
  • S. Kar, J.M.F. Moura, and H.V. Poor, "Distributed linear parameter estimation: asymptotically efficient adaptive strategies", SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization., vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 2200 – 2229, May 2013. PDF
  • S. Kar, J.M.F. Moura, and H.V. Poor, "QD-learning: a collaborative distributed strategy for multi-agent reinforcement learning through consensus + innovations", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 1848 - 1862, Apr. 2013. PDF
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Consensus + Innovations distributed inference over networks", IEEE Signal Processing Magazine - Special Issue on Adaptation and Learning over Complex Networks, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 99 - 109, May 2013.
  • L. Xie, D.H. Choi, S. Kar, and H.V. Poor, "Fully distributed state estimation for wide-area monitoring systems", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 1154 - 1169, Sept. 2012.
  • S. Kar, J.M.F. Moura, and K. Ramanan, "Distributed parameter estimation in sensor networks: nonlinear observation models and imperfect communication", IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, vol. 58, no. 6, Jun. 2012. Initial Submission: Aug. 2008. PDF
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Moderate deviations of the random Riccati equation", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 2250 2265, Sept. 2012. Initial Submission: Oct. 2009. PDF
  • S. Cui, Z. Han, S. Kar, T. Kim, H.V. Poor, and A. Tajer, "Coordinated data injection attack and detection in smart grid", IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 106 - 115, Sept. 2012.
  • S. Kar, B. Sinopoli, and J.M.F. Moura, "Kalman filtering with intermittent observations: weak convergence to a stationary distribution", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 405 - 420, Feb. 2012. Initial Submission: Mar. 2009. PDF
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Gossip and distributed Kalman filtering: weak consensus under weak detectability", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 59, no. 4, pp. 1766 – 1784, April 2011. PDF
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Convergence rate analysis of distributed gossip (linear parameter) estimation: Fundamental limits and tradeoffs", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing – Signal Processing in Gossiping Algorithms Design and Applications, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 674 - 690, March, 2011. PDF
  • A. Dimakis, S. Kar, J.M.F. Moura, M.G. Rabbat and A. Scaglione, "Gossip algorithms for distributed signal processing", Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 98, no. 11, pp. 1847 – 1864, Nov. 2010. PDF
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar, and J.M.F. Moura, "Higher dimensional consensus: learning in large-scale networks", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 5, pp. 2836 - 2849, Feb. 2010. PDF
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar, and J.M.F. Moura, "DILAND: An algorithm for distributed sensor localization with noisy distance measurements", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 3, pp., March, 2010. PDF
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar, and J.M.F. Moura, "Distributed sensor localization in random environments using minimal number of anchor nodes", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 57, no. 5, pp. 2000 - 2016, May 2009.PDF
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Distributed consensus algorithms in sensor networks: quantized data and random link failures", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 3, pp. 1383 - 1400, Nov. 2009. PDF
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Distributed consensus algorithms in sensor networks with imperfect communication: link failures and channel noise", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol.57, no. 5, pp. 355 - 369, Jan. 2009. PDF
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Sensor networks with random links: topology design for distributed consensus", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol.56, No.7, pp. 3315-3326, July 2008. PDF
  • S. Kar, S.A. Aldosari and J.M.F. Moura, "Topology for distributed inference on graphs", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 56, no. 6, pp. 2609–2613, Jun. 2008. PDF

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • Y. Yang, P. Grover, and S. Kar, "Coding for lossy function computation: analyzing sequential function computation with distortion accumulation". Initial Submission: Jan. 2016.
  • Y. Yang, P. Grover, and S. Kar, "Computing linear transforms with unreliable components". Initial Submission: Jan. 2016.
  • Y. Yang, S. Kar, and P. Grover, "Energy efficient distributed coding for data collection in a noisy sparse network". Initial Submission: Jan. 2016. Extended Version
  • A.K.Sahu and S. Kar, "Distributed recursive composite hypothesis testing: imperfect communication". Initial Submission: Jan. 2016. Extended Version
  • R. Shi, T.C. Jackson, B. Swenson, S. Kar, and L. Pileggi, "On the design of phase locked loop oscillatory neural networks: mitigation of transmission delay effects". Initial Submission: Jan. 2016.
  • S. Weerakkody, B. Sinopoli, S. Kar, and A. Datta, "An information flow paradigm to characterize security in control systems". Initial Submission: Nov. 2015.
  • C. Wu, S. Kar, and G. Hug, "Enhanced secondary frequency control via distributed peer-to-peer communication". Initial Submission: Oct. 2015.
  • J. Mohammadi, M. Gonzalez Vaya, S. Kar, and G. Hug, "A fully distributed approach for plug-in electric vehicle charging", in 19th Power Systems Computation Conference, Jun. 20 - 24, 2016, Genoa, Italy.
  • Y. Chen, S. Kar, and J.M.F. Moura, "Cyber physical attacks constrained by control objectives", in American Control Conference, Jul. 6 - 8, 2016, Boston, MA.
  • A.K. Sahu and S. Kar, "Distributed generalized likelihood ratio tests: fundamental limits and tradeoffs", in 41st IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Mar. 20 - 25, 2016, Shanghai, China.
  • B. Swenson, S. Kar, and J. Xavier, "On robustness properties in empirical centroid fictitious play", in 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec. 15 – 18, 2015, Osaka, Japan.
  • J. Carvalho, S. Pequito, A.P. Aguiar, S. Kar, and G.J. Pappas, "Static output feedback: on essential feasible information patterns", in 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec. 15 – 18, 2015, Osaka, Japan.
  • J. Mohammadi, J. Zhang, G. Hug, S. Kar, and J.M.F. Moura, "Multilevel distributed approach for DC optimal power flow", in 3rd IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Dec. 14 – 16, 2015, Orlando, FL.
  • B. Swenson, S. Kar, and J. Xavier, "On asynchronous implementations of fictitious play for distributed learning", in 49th Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Nov. 8 - 11, 2015, Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA.
  • Y. Yang, P. Grover and S. Kar, "Information dissipation in noiseless lossy in-network function computation", in 53rd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Sep. 30 – Oct. 2, 2015, Monticello, IL.
  • B. Swenson, S. Kar, and J. Xavier, "A computationally efficient implementation of fictitious play in a distributed setting", in European Signal Processing Conference, Aug. 31 - Sep. 4, 2015, Nice, France.
  • J. Mohammadi, G. Hug, and S. Kar, "Fully distributed DC-OPF approach for power flow control", in IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting, Jul. 26 - 30, 2015, Denver, CO.
  • J. Mohammadi, G. Hug, and S. Kar, "Asynchronous distributed approach for DC optimal power flow", in Powertech, Jun. 29 - Jul. 2, 2015, Eindhoven, Netherlands.
  • G. Ramos, S. Pequito, A.P. Aguiar, and S. Kar, "Analysis and design of power electric grids with p-robustness guarantees using a structural hybrid system approach", in 14th annual European Control Conference, Jul. 15 - 17, 2015, Linz, Austria.
  • S. Pequito, S. Kar, and G.J. Pappas, "Minimum cost constrained input-output and control configuration co-design problem: a structural systems approach", in American Control Conference, Jul. 1 - 3, 2015, Chicago, IL.
  • Y. Chen, S. Kar, and J.M.F. Moura, "Cyber-physical systems: dynamic sensor attacks and strong observability", in 40th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Apr. 19 - 24, 2015, Brisbane, Australia.
  • D. Li, S. Kar, and S. Cui, "Distributed Kalman filtering with quantized sensing state", in 40th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Apr. 19 - 24, 2015, Brisbane, Australia.
  • C. Wu, G. Hug, and S. Kar, "A functional approach to assessing flexible ramping product’s impact on electricity market", in IEEE PES Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies. Feb. 17 - 20, 2015, Washington, D.C.
  • S. Pequito, S. Kar, S. Sundaram, and A.P. Aguiar, "Design of communication networks for distributed computation with privacy guarantees", in 53nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, USA, Dec. 2014.
  • S. Pequito, S. Kar, and A.P. Aguiar, "Minimum number of information gatherers to ensure full observability of a dynamic social network: a structural systems approach", in IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Dec. 3 - 5, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • P. Rocha, S. Pequito, A.P. Aguiar, P. Rocha, and S. Kar, "Sensor placement for real-time dynamic state estimation in power systems: a structural systems approach", in 48th Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Nov. 2 - 5, 2014, Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA.
  • B. Swenson, S. Kar, and J. Xavier, "Game-theoretic learning in A distributed-information setting: distributed convergence to mean-centric equilibria", in 48th Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Nov. 2 - 5, 2014, Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA.
  • A.K. Sahu and S. Kar, "Distributed sequential detection for Gaussian binary hypothesis testing: heterogeneous networks", in 48th Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Nov. 2 - 5, 2014, Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA.
  • S. Pequito, F. Rego, S. Kar, A.P. Aguiar, A.P. Pascoal, and C. Jones, "Optimal design of observable multi-agent networks: a structural system approach", in 13th European Control Conference, Jun. 24 - 27, 2014, Strasbourg, France.
  • Y. Yang, P. Grover and S. Kar, "Can a noisy encoder be used to communicate reliably?", in 52nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Oct. 1 - 3, 2014, Monticello, IL, USA.
  • J. Mohammadi, G. Hug, and S. Kar, "Role of communication on the convergence rate of fully distributed DC optimal power flow", in 5th IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, Nov. 3 - 6, 2014, Venice, Italy.
  • A. Sandryhaila, S. Kar, and J.M.F. Moura, "Finite-time distributed consensus through graph filters", in 39th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, May 4 - 9, 2014, Florence, Italy.
  • B. Swenson, S. Kar and J. Xavier, "Strong convergence to mixed equilibria in fictitious play", in 48th annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Mar. 19 - 21, 2014, Princeton, NJ, USA.
  • S. Pequito, N. Popli, S. Kar, M.D. Ilic, and A.P. Aguiar, "A framework for actuator placement in large scale power systems: minimal strong structural controllability", in 5th IEEE workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing, Dec. 15 - 18, 2013, Saint Martin.
  • S. Kar, J.M.F. Moura, and H.V. Poor, "Distributed reinforcement learning in multi-agent networks", in 5th IEEE workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing, Dec. 15 - 18, 2013, Saint Martin.
  • S. Pequito, S. Kar, and A.P. Aguiar, "Minimum cost input-output and control configuration selection: a structural systems approach", in 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec. 10 - 13, 2013, Florence, Italy.
  • B. Swenson, S. Kar, and J. Xavier, "Mean-centric equilibrium: an equilibrium concept for learning in large-scale games", in IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Dec. 3 - 5, 2013, Austin, TX, USA.
  • S. Kar, J.M.F. Moura, and H.V. Poor, "On a consistent procedure for distributed recursive nonlinear least-squares estimation", in IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Dec. 3 - 5, 2013, Austin, TX, USA.
  • G. Ramos, S. Pequito, A.P. Aguiar, J. Ramos, and S. Kar, "A model checking framework for linear time invariant switching systems using structural systems analysis", in 51st Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Oct. 2 - 4, 2013, Monticello, IL, USA.
  • X. Liu, S. Pequito, S. Kar, Y. Mo, B. Sinopoli, and A.P. Aguiar, "Minimum robust sensor placement for large scale linear time-invariant systems: a structured systems approach", in 4th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Koblenz, Germany, Sept. 25 - 26, 2013.
  • S. Pequito, C. Agbi, N. Popli, S. Kar, A.P. Aguiar, and M.D. Ilic, "Designing decentralized control systems without structural fixed modes: a multilayer approach", in 4th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, Koblenz, Germany, Sept. 25 - 26, 2013.
  • J.A. Deri, S. Pequito, S. Kar, and J.M.F. Moura, "Identifying small subsets of agents for behavior tracking and abnormal event detection in dynamic networks", in 1st ACM SIGMOD Workshop on Dynamic Networks Management and Mining, Jun. 23, 2013, New York, NY, USA.
  • S. Pequito, S. Kruzick, S. Kar, J.M.F. Moura, and A. Aguiar, "Optimal design of observable distributed sensor networks", in 21st European Signal Processing Conference. Sept. 9 - 13, 2013, Marrakech, Morocco.
  • J. Mohammadi, G. Hug, and S. Kar, "A Benders decomposition approach to corrective security constrained OPF with power flow control devices", in IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. July 21 - 23, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia, Cananda.
  • U. Khan and S. Kar, "A decentralized algorithm for the preferred assignment problem in multi-agent systems", in European Control Conference. July 17 - 19, 2013, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • S. Pequito, S. Kar, and A.P. Aguiar, "Optimal cost actuator/sensor placement for large scale linear time invariant systems: a structured systems approach", in European Control Conference. July 17 - 19, 2013, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • S. Pequito, S. Kar, and A.P. Aguiar, "A structured systems approach for optimal actuator-sensor placement in linear time-invariant systems", in American Control Conference, June 17 - 19, 2013, Washington, D.C. PDF
  • S. Pequito, Q. Liu, S. Kar, and M.D. Ilic, "PMU placement to ensure observable frequency and voltage dynamics: a structured system approach", in 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Manoa, Hawaii, Jan. 7 - 10 2013.
  • E.C. Kara, M. Berges, B.H. Krogh, and S. Kar, "Using smart devices for system-level management and control in the smart grid: a reinforcement learning framework", in 3rd IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, Tainan City, Taiwan, Nov. 5 - 8 2012.
  • C. Wu and S. Kar, "LMP-based real time pricing for optimal capacity planning with maximal wind power integration", in 3rd IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, Tainan City, Taiwan, Nov. 5 - 8 2012.
  • L. Sankar, S. Kar, and H.V. Poor, "Competitive privacy in the smart grid", in 46th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Paciifc Grove, CA, USA, Nov. 4 - 7 2012.
  • B. Swenson, S. Kar, and J. Xavier, "Distributed learning in large-scale multi-agent games: a modified fictitious play approach", in 46th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Paciifc Grove, CA, USA, Nov. 4 - 7 2012. PDF
  • S. Pequito, Q. Liu, S. Kar, and M.D. Ilic, "PMU placement to ensure observable frequency and voltage dynamics: a structured system approach", in 8th CMU Electricity Conference, March 12-14, 2012, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • J. Weimer, S. Kar, and K.H. Johansson, "Distributed Detection and Isolation of Topology Attacks in Power Networks", in 1st international conference on High Confidence Networked Systems, pp. 65 - 72, April 17-18, 2012, Beijing, China.
  • J. Mohammadi, G. Hug, and S. Kar, "On the behavior of responsive loads in the presence of DFACTS devices", in North American Power Symposium, September 9-11, 2012, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.
  • S. Kar and G. Hug, "Distributed robust economic dispatch in power systems: a consensus+innovations approach", in IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 22-26, 2012, San Diego, CA.
  • Q. Zhao, S. Kar, L. Huie, and S. Cui, "Distributed estimation in sensor networks with imperfect model information: an adaptive learning-based approach", in 37th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, March 25-30, 2012, Kyoto, Japan.
  • A. Tajer, S. Kar, H.V. Poor, and S. Cui, "Distributed joint cyber attack detection and state recovery in smart grids”, in 2nd IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, Oct. 17-20, 2011, Brussels, Belgium.
  • L. Sankar, S. Kar, R. Tandon, and H.V. Poor, "Competitive privacy in the smart grid: an information theoretic approach", in 2nd IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, Oct. 17-20, 2011, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Q. Zhao, S. Kar, L. Huie, H.V. Poor, and S. Cui, "Robust distributed least squares estimation in sensor networks with node failures", in IEEE Globecom, Dec. 5-9, 2011, Houston, TX, USA.
  • S. Kar, H.V. Poor, and S. Cui, "Bandit problems in networks: asymptotically efficient distributed allocation rules", in 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Dec. 12-15, 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • S. Kar, R. Tandon, H.V. Poor, and S. Cui, "Distributed detection in noisy sensor networks", in IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, July 31 – Aug. 5, 2011, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  • L. Xie, D.H. Choi, and S. Kar, "Cooperative distributed state estimation: local observability relaxed", in IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 24 – July 28, 2011, Detroit, MI.
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Global emergent behavior in clouds of agents", in 36th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, May 22 – 27, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • S. Kar, S. Cui, H.V. Poor, and J.M.F. Moura, "Convergence results in distributed Kalman filtering", in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, May 22 – 27, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • S. Kar, J.M.F. Moura, and K. Ramanan, "Sample path large deviations for the randomly sampled continuous-discrete Kalman filter", in 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 7375 – 7382, Dec. 2010, Atlanta, GA.
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar, A. Jadbabaie, and J.M.F. Moura, "On connectivity, observability, and stability in distributed estimation", in 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 6639 – 6644, Dec. 2010, Atlanta, GA.
  • S. Kar, B. Sinopoli and J.M.F. Moura, "A random dynamical systems approach to filtering in large-scale networks", in American Control Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, June 30-July 2, 2010.
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Designing the parameters of high dimensional consensus: multi-objective optimization and pareto-optimality", in 35th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Dallas, Texas, March 14-19, 2010.
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar, and J.M.F. Moura, "Distributed sensor localization using barycentric coordinates", in 3rd International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi- Sensor Adaptive Processing, Aruba, Dutch Antilles, Dec. 2009.
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Distributed average consensus: beyond the realm of linearity", in 43rd IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 7-10, 2009.
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Asymptotic noise analysis of high dimensional consensus", in 43rd IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 7-10, 2009.
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar, and J.M.F. Moura, "Distributed localization in networks of mobile agents", in 47th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, Sep. 30-Oct. 2, 2009.
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Higher dimensional consensus algorithms in sensor networks", in 34th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 2857-2860, Apr. 19-24, 2009.
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "A mixed time-scale algorithm for distributed parameter estimation : nonlinear observation models and imperfect communication", in 34th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 3669-3672, Apr. 19-24, 2009.
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "A liner iterative algorithm for distributed sensor localization", in 42nd IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 1160-1164, Oct. 26-29, 2008.
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Distributed linear parameter estimation in sensor networks: convergence properties", in 42nd IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 1347-1351 , Oct. 26-29, 2008.
  • U.A. Khan, S. Kar, B. Sinopoli and J.M.F. Moura, "Distributed sensor localization in Euclidean spaces: dynamic environments", in 46th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, pp. 361-366, Sep. 24-26, 2008.
  • S. Kar, J.M.F. Moura and K. Ramanan, "Large deviations for many server networks with long range dependent and batch arrivals", in 46th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, pp. 669-674, Sep. 24-26 2008.
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Distributed average consensus in sensor Networks with quantized inter-Sensor communication", in 33rd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, pp. 2281-2284, March 31-April 4, 2008.
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Distributed consensus algorithms in sensor networks with communication channel noise and random link failures", in 41st Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 676-680, Nov. 4-7, 2007.
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Consensus based detection in sensor networks: topology optimization under practical constraints", in 1st International Workshop on Information Theory in Sensor Networks, Santa Fe, NM , June 2007. PDF
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Distributed Average Consensus in Sensor Networks with Random Link Failures", in 32nd International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, Honolulu, Hawaii, pp. 1013-1016, April 15-20, 2007.
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Ramanujan Topologies for Decision Making in Sensor Networks", in 44th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL , Sept. 27-29, 2006.
  • S. Kar and J.M.F. Moura, "Topology for global average consensus", in 40th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 276-280, Oct. 27-Nov. 1, 2006.

THESIS

  • S. Kar, "Large scale networked dynamical systems: distributed inference", PhD Thesis, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2010. PDF

PATENTS AND DISCLOSURES

  • Distributed method for balancing supply and demand in an electric power network, Soummya Kar, Gabriela Hug, Jose' M. F. Moura, provisionally filed with the US Patent Office, Jul., 2013; regular application filed Jul. 2014; S.N. 20150025696.
  • System and Method for Collaborative Resource Tracking, Usman Khan, Soummya Kar, Jose' M. F. Moura, United States Patent, S.N. 8,896,442, continuation of Patent US8531288; published Nov. 25, 2014.
  • System and method for collaborative resource tracking, Usman Khan, Soummya Kar, Jose' M. F. Moura, provisionally filed with the US Patent Office, Nov. 2009; regular application filed Nov. 09, 2010; claims allowed on Feb. 06, 2013; S.N. 12/942,951; USPTO 8,531,288.