

Venkat Anantharam
Professor
Research Areas
Research Centers
Teaching Schedule
(Spring 2015)
Biography
He received his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, 1980, a M.S. in EE from UC Berkeley, 1982, a M.A. in Mathematics, UC Berkeley, 1983, a C.Phil in Mathematics, UC Berkeley, 1984 and a Ph.D. in EE, UC Berkeley, 1986. Prior to joining the faculty of EECS in 1994, he was a member of the faculty at Cornell University.
Selected Publications
 L. Dolecek and V. Anantharam, "Using ReedMuller RM(1,m) codes over channels with synchronization and substitution errors," IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 14301443, April 2007.
 A. D. Sarwate and V. Anantharam, "Exact emulation of a priority queue with a switch and delay lines," Queueing Systems: Theory and Applications, vol. 53, no. 3, pp. 115125, July 2006.
 A. B. Wagner and V. Anantharam, "An improved outer bound for the multiterminal sourcecoding problem," in Proc. 2005 IEEE Intl. Symp. on Information Theory (ISIT '05), Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2005, pp. 14061410.
 P. Pakzad and V. Anantharam, "Estimation and marginalization using the Kikuchi approximation methods," Neural Computation, vol. 17, no. 8, pp. 18361873, Aug. 2005.
 V. Anantharam and T. Konstantopoulos, "Regulating functions on partially ordered sets," Order, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 145183, May 2005.
 R. Gharavi and V. Anantharam, "An upper bound for the largest Lyapunov exponent of a Markovian product of nonnegative matrices," Theoretical Computer Science, vol. 332, no. 13, pp. 543557, Feb. 2005.
 A. B. Wagner and V. Anantharam, "Zerorate reliability of the exponentialserver timing channel," IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 447465, Feb. 2005.
 V. Anantharam, "On the Nash dynamics of congestion games with playerspecific utility," in Proc. 2004 43rd IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control (CDC '04), Vol. 5, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2004, pp. 46734678.
 P. Pakzad and V. Anantharam, "A new look at the generalized distributive law," IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 50, no. 6, pp. 11321155, June 2004.
 P. Anigstein and V. Anantharam, "Ensuring convergence of the MMSE iteration for interference avoidance to the global optimum," IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 873885, April 2003.
 P. Viswanath and V. Anantharam, "Optimal sequences for CDMA under colored noise: A Schursaddle function property," IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 48, no. 6, pp. 12951318, June 2002.
 R. J. La and V. Anantharam, "Utilitybased rate control in the Internet for elastic traffic," IEEE/ACM Trans. Networking, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 272286, April 2002.
 E. Yeo, P. Pakzad, B. Nikolic, and V. Anantharam, "High throughput lowdensity paritycheck decoder architectures," in Proc. 2001 IEEE Global Telecommunications Conf. (GLOBECOM '01), Vol. 5, Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press, 2001, pp. 30193024.
 E. Yeo, P. Pakzad, B. Nikolic, and V. Anantharam, "VLSI architectures for iterative decoders in magnetic recording channels," IEEE Trans. Magnetics, vol. 37, no. 2, pt. 1, pp. 748755, March 2001.
 P. Viswanath, D. Tse, and V. Anantharam, "Asymptotically optimal waterfilling in vector multipleaccess channels," IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 241267, Jan. 2001.
 N. McKeown, A. Mekkittikul, V. Anantharam, and J. Walrand, "Achieving 100% throughput in an inputqueued switch (Stephen O. Rice Prize Paper Award)," IEEE Trans. on Communications, vol. 47, no. 8, pp. 12601267, Aug. 1999.
 S. Venkatesan and V. Anantharam, "The common randomness capacity of a network of discrete memoryless channels," IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 215224, Jan. 1998.
 V. Anantharam and S. Verdu, "1998 Information Theory Society Paper Award: Bits through queues," IEEE Trans. Information Theory, vol. 42, no. 1, pp. 418, Jan. 1996.
 R. Agrawal, D. Teneketzis, and V. Anantharam, "Asymptotically efficient adaptive allocation schemes for controlled Markov chains: Finite parameter space," IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, vol. 34, no. 12, pp. 12491259, Dec. 1989.



