2008 Publications


  1. A. Abate, M. Prandini, J. Lygeros, and S. Sastry. "Probabilistic Reachability and Safety for Controlled Discrete Time Stochastic Hybrid Systems" .Accepted to Automatica, 2008.
  2. A. Abate, A. D'Innocenzo, M.D. Di Benedetto, and S. Sastry. "Markov Set-Chains as abstractions of Stochastic Hybrid Systems".  Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, 2008.
  3. A. Abate, M. Prandini, J. Lygeros, and S. Sastry. "Approximation of General Stochastic Hybrid Systems by Switching Diffusions with Random Hybrid Jumps."  Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control, 2008
  4. Allen Yang, John Wright,  Yi Ma, and Shankar Sastry. Unsupervised Segmentation of Natural Images via Lossy Data Compression”.  Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), 2008.
  5. Alvaro A. Cárdenas, Saurabh Amin, Shankar Sastry."Secure Control:Towards Survivable Cyber-Physical Systems". First International Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems (WCPS2008). Beijing, China. June 2008. (To appear.)
  6. Alvaro A. Cárdenas, Tanya Roosta, Gelareh Taban, Shankar Sastry. “Cybersecurity: Basic Defenses and Attack Trends”. In Giorgio Franceschetti and Marina Grossi Eds. Homeland Security. A multi-facet technological challenge. Artech House. (To appear.) TBA 2008
  7. Annarita Giani, Tanya Roosta, Shankar Sastry."Integrity Checker for Wireless Sensor Networks in Health Care Applications". 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, January 2008, Tampere, Finland.
  8. Gonzalez, H., Grøtli, E. I., Templeton, T. R., Biermeyer, J. O., Sprinkle, J. and Sastry, S. S. "Transitioning control and sensing technologies from fully-autonomous driving to driver assistance systems". Automatisierungs-, Assistenzsysteme und eingebettete Systeme für Transportmittel, Braunschweig, Germany, Februar 13-14, 2008.
  9. Hoam Chung, Elijah Polak, and Shankar Sastry, "An Accelerator for Packages Solving Discrete-Time Optimal Control Problems". IFAC 2008 (to appear).
  10. Hoam Chung, Elijah Polak, and Shankar Sastry. "Enhancements for Contractive Receding Horizon Control" IFAC 2008 (to appear).
  11. Jerry Ding, Jonathan Sprinkle, S. Shankar Sastry, Claire Tomlin. “Reachability Calculations for Automated Aerial Refueling.” IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, IEEE, (submitted), December, 2008.
  12. John Wright, Allen Yang, Arvind Ganesh, Shankar Sastry, and Yi Ma. Robust face recognition via sparse representation”.  IEEE Transcations on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), 2008.
  13. Jonathan Sprinkle, J. Mikael Eklund, Humberto Gonzalez, Esten Grøtli, Pannag R Sanketi, Michael Moser, S. Shankar Sastry. "Recovering Models of a Four-Wheel Vehicle Using Vehicular Systems Data". IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, IEEE, (submitted), December, 2008.

14.  Sameer Pai, Marci Meingast, Tanya Roosta, Sergio Bermudez, Stephen Wicker, Deirdre K. Mulligan, Shankar Sastry. "Confidentiality in Sensor Networks: Transactional Information". To be published in IEEE Security and Privacy magazine, 2008.

15.  Tanya Roosta, Martin J. Wainwright, Shankar Sastry."Convergence Analysis of Reweighted Sum-Product Algorithms". To be published in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 2008.

  1. Tanya Roosta, Wei-Chieh Liao, Wei-Chung Teng , Shankar Sastry."Testbed Implementation of A Secure Flooding Time Synchronization Protocol". IEEE Wireless Communication and Networking Conference (WCNC) 2008.
  2. Vincent Duindam, Ron Alterovitz,  Shankar Sastry, and Ken Goldberg."Screw-Based Motion Planning for Bevel-Tip Flexible Needles in 3D Environments with Obstacles". Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 2008.
  3. Phoebus Chen, Parvez Ahammad, Colby Boyer, Shih-I Huang, Leon Lin, Edgar Lobaton, Marci Meingast, Songhwai Oh, Simon Wang, Posu Yan, Allen Yang, Chuohao Yeo, Lung-Chung Chang, Doug Tygar, and Shankar Sastry. "CITRIC: A Low-Bandwidth Wireless Camera Network Platform", International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC), 2008.
  4. Allen Yang, Roozbeh Jafari, Philip Kuryloski, Sameer Iyengar, Shankar Sastry, and Ruzena Bajcsy. "Distributed Segmentation and Classification of Human Actions Using a Wearable Sensor Network". CVPR Workshop on Human Communicative Behavior Analysis, 2008.
  5. Songhwai Oh, Inseok Hwang, and Shankar Sastry, " Distributed Multitarget Tracking and Identity Management," Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 12-29, Jan. 2008.
  6. Marci Meingast, Manish Kushwaha, Songhwai Oh, Xenofon Koutsoukos, Akos Ledeczi, and Shankar Sastry, "Fusion-Based Localization for a Heterogeneous Camera Network," in Proc. of the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras (ICDSC), Stanford University, CA, Sep. 2008.
  7. Damiano Varagnolo, Phoebus Chen, Luca Schenato, and Shankar Sastry, Performance Analysis of Different Routing Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks for Real-Time Estimation, CDC Paper 2008
  8. Alvaro A. Cárdenas, Saurabh Amin, Shankar Sastry. Research Challenges for the Security of Control Systems, 3rd USENIX workshop on Hot Topics in Security (HotSec '08). Associated with the 17th USENIX Security Symposium.
    San Jose, CA, USA. July 2008.
  9. H. Shim and S. Sastry, “A Dynamic Path Generation Method for a UAV Swarm in the Urban Environment," AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, August 2008
  10. B. Sinopoli, L. Schenato, M. Franceschetti, K. Poolla, and S. Sastry. Optimal Linear LQG Control Over Lossy Networks Without Packet Acknowledgment. Asian Journal of Control, accepted, Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2008
  11. C Yeo, P Ahammad, K Ramchandran, S Sastry. High Speed Action Recognition and Localization in Compressed Domain Videos. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology: Special issue on Video Surveillance - August 2008.
  12. M Kushwaha, I Amundson, P Volgyesi, P Ahammad, G Simon, X Koutsoukos, A Ledeczi, S Sastry. Multi-modal Target Tracking using Heterogeneous Sensor Networks. Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN) - 2008.
  13. P Ahammad, C Harmon, A Hammonds, S Celniker, S Sastry, GM Rubin. Constructing Data-Driven Fate-maps for Drosophila Melanogaster Imaginal discs via High-throughput Imaging Methods. Abstract @ Workshop on Bioimage Informatics (WBI), Santa Barbara, CA - 2008.
  14. R Vasudevan, P Ahammad, R Bajcsy, S Sastry. Single Trial Multicomponent ERP Estimation via Nonparametric Entropy Minimization. Abstract @ Computational and Systems Neuroscience Meeting (CoSyne) - 2008.