Sunil K. Narang

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Sunil K Narang

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Department of Electrical Engineering - Systems

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

E-mail: kumarsun@usc.edu

Advisor: Antonio Ortega

Research Interests

  • Graph Signal Processing,
  • Statistics and Data-mining on Graphs,
  • Digital Signal/Image processing,
  • Machine Learning,
  • Distributed Compression,
  • Wavelet Transforms,
  • High Performance Computing

Education

  • Aug. 2007-present: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    • Ph.D. student, Department of Electrical Engineering-Systems
  • Aug. 2001-Jun. 2005: Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
    • Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering, Jun. 2005, Department of Electrical Engineering


Professional Experience

  • IBM India Research Lab: Dec 2005 - July. 2007
    • Technical Staff Member in Systems, High Performance Computing Group
  • Mascon Life Sciences: Sep 2005 - Dec. 2005
    • Executive Software Engineer
    • Design and development of bioinformatics projects like Gel Image Analysis, QTL Mapping and Gene Prediction.

Honors / Awards

Patents

  • A. Ortega, S.K. Narang, G. Shen, and J. Perez-Trufero, "Distributed Transforms for Efficient Data Gathering in Sensor Networks", January~19 2012, US Patent 20,120,014,289

PhD Dissertation

Journal Publications

  • David I Shuman, Sunil K. Narang, Pascal Frossard, Antonio Ortega, Pierre Vandergheynst, "Signal Processing on Graphs: Extending High-Dimensional Data Analysis to Networks and Other Irregular Data Domains", to appear SPM 2013, arXiv:1211.0053
  • S. K. Narang and Antonio Ortega, "Compact Support Biorthogonal Wavelet Filterbanks for Arbitrary Undirected Graphs", under review IEEE TSP, arXiv:1210.8129
  • S. K. Narang and Antonio Ortega, "Perfect Reconstruction Two-Channel Wavelet Filter-Banks For Graph Structured Data", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (TSP) PDF format, Matlab Toolbox
  • S. Kumar, R. Gupta, N. Khanna, S. Chaudhury and S.D. Joshi, "Text Extraction and Document Image Segmentation Using Matched Wavelets and MRF Model,". IEEE Transactions on Image Processing(TIP),

Conference Publications

  • S.K. Narang, Y. H. Chao and A. Ortega, "Graph-wavelet filterbanks for edge-aware image processing", IEEE Statistical Signal Processing (SSP'12)
  • M. Levorato, S.K. Narang, U. Mitra, A. Ortega, Reduced Dimension Policy Iteration for Wireless Network Control via Multiscale Analysis, GlobeCom 12 Best Paper Award
  • S.K. Narang and A. Ortega, "Multi-dimensional separable critically sampled wavelet filterbanks on arbitrary graphs",IEEE Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP'12) PDF format, Poster
  • Woo-Shik Kim, S.K. Narang and A. Ortega, "Graph based transforms for depth video coding",IEEE Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP'12) PDF format
  • S.K. Narang and A. Ortega, "Downsampling Graphs Using Spectral Theory",IEEE Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP'11), PDF format, Poster
  • J. P.-Trufero, S.K. Narang and A. Ortega, "Distributed Transforms for Efficient Data Gathering in Arbitrary Networks",Intl. Conf. on Image Proc. (ICIP'11), Presentation
  • G. Shen, W.-S. Kim, S. K. Narang, A. Ortega, J. Lee, and H. Wey, "Edge-adaptive transforms for efficient depth-map coding," Picture Coding Symposium (PCS ‘10), Nagoya, Japan, Dec. 2010.PDF format
  • S.K. Narang and A. Ortega, "Local Two-Channel Critically Sampled Filter-Banks On Graphs",Intl. Conf. on Image Proc. (ICIP'10), PDF format, Poster
  • S.K. Narang, G. Shen and A. Ortega, "Unidirectional Graph-based Wavelet Transforms for Efficient Data Gathering in Sensor Networks". IEEE Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP'10), April 2010. PDF format
  • S. K. Narang and A. Ortega, "Lifting Based Wavelet Transforms on Graphs". APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC 2009) Sapporo, Japan PDF format
  • G. Shen, S. K. Narang and A. Ortega, "Adaptive Distributed Transforms for Irregularly Sampled Wireless Sensor Networks". IEEE Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP'09), Taipei, April 2009. PDF format
  • A.R. Choudhury, A. King, S. Kumar and Y. Sabharwal, "Optimizations in financial engineering: The Least-Squares Monte Carlo method of Longstaff and Schwartz". In Proc. of 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing. (IPDPS 2008):pp 1-11 April 2008
  • A. Gupta, S. Kumar, R. Gupta, S. Chaudhury, S. D. Joshi, "Enhancement of Old Manuscript Images". International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2007): vol2 744-748 Sep. 2007 PDF format
  • S. Kumar, N. Khanna, S. Chaudhury, S. D. Joshi, "Locating Text in Images using Matched Wavelets". International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2005) : vol2 595-599 Sep. 2005 PDF format

Invited Talks

  • S. K. Narang, "Wavelet Filterbanks on Graphs: A New Tool for Multiresolution Analysis". UC San Diego, Dec 2012 Presentation
  • S. K. Narang, "Critically Sampled Wavelet Filterbanks on Graphs". CommNetS seminar, USC, Jan 2012 Presentation
  • ITA graduation day, San Diego, Feb. 2012, Poster

Course Reports

  • S. K. Narang, "Community detection in Social Networks using Wavelets". Semester Project Report: EE596(Wavelets) Fall 2008 USC PDF format
  • S. K. Narang, "Compress Sensing of Public Opinion in a Social Network Using Ising Model". Semester Project Report: EE599(Large Scale Systems and Message Passing Algorithms) Fall 2009 USC PDF format
  • S. K. Narang, "Low Dynamic Range (LDR) Video Camera System". Semester Project Report: EE586L(Advanced Digital Signal Processing Lab) Spring 2009 USC PDF format


Software

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