Anand D. Sarwate

Assistant Professor (from Jan. 2014)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Graduate Faculty, Dept. of Statistics

Associate Member, WINLAB

Affiliate Member, DIMACS

CoRE Building Rm. 517

Phone: +1-848-445-8516

Email: anand.sarwate@rutgers.edu

Monday 1-2 (CoRE 503)

Wednesday 5-6 (CoRE 503)

Assistant Professor (from Jan. 2014)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Graduate Faculty, Dept. of Statistics

Associate Member, WINLAB

Affiliate Member, DIMACS

CoRE Building Rm. 517

Phone: +1-848-445-8516

Email: anand.sarwate@rutgers.edu

**Office Hours (Fall 2017):**Monday 1-2 (CoRE 503)

Wednesday 5-6 (CoRE 503)

Publications

Preprints

- B. Liu, C. Wen, A.D. Sarwate, M.M. Dehnavi, A Unified Optimization Approach for Sparse Tensor Operations on GPUs, ArXiV report number arXiv:1705.09905 [cs.MS], May, 2017. [BibTeX entry]
- Z. Shakeri, W.U. Bajwa, A.D. Sarwate, Minimax Lower Bounds on Dictionary Learning for Tensor Data, ArXiV report number arXiv:1608.02792 [cs.IT], August, 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- T. Hazan, F. Orabona, A.D. Sarwate, S. Maji, T. Jaakkola, High Dimensional Inference with Random Maximum A-Posteriori Perturbations, ArXiV report number arXiv:1602.03571 [cs.LG], February, 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- B.K. Dey, S. Jaggi, M. Langberg, A.D. Sarwate, The benefit of a 1-bit jump-start, and the necessity of stochastic encoding, in jamming channels, ArXiV report number arXiv:1602.02384 [cs.IT], February, 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- S. Song, K. Chaudhuri, A.D. Sarwate, Learning from Data with Heterogeneous Noise using SGD, ArXiV report number arXiv:1412.5617 [cs.LG], December, 2014. [BibTeX entry]
- A. Chatterjee, A.D. Sarwate, S. Vishwanath, Generalized Opinion Dynamics from Local Optimization Rules, ArXiV report number arXiv:1409.7614 [math.DS], September, 2014. [BibTeX entry]
- F. Orabona, T. Hazan, A.D. Sarwate, T. Jaakkola, On Measure Concentration of Random Maximum A-Posteriori Perturbations, ArXiV report number arXiv:1310.4227 [cs.LG], , 2014. [BibTeX entry]
- S. Sabato, A.D. Sarwate, N. Srebro, Auditing: Active Learning with Outcome-Dependent Query Costs, ArXiV report number arXiv:1306.2347 [cs.LG], June, 2013. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, M. Gastpar, Relaxing the Gaussian AVC, ArXiV report number arXiv:1204.2587v1 [cs.IT], September, 2012. [BibTeX entry]

Journal Papers

- A. Bijral, A.D. Sarwate, N. Srebro, Data Dependent Convergence For Consensus Stochastic Optimization, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 62(9): pp. 4483--4498, September 2017. [BibTeX entry]
- S. Plis, A.D. Sarwate, D. Wood, C. Dieringer, D. Landis, C. Reed, S.R. Panta, J.A. Turner, J.M. Shoemaker, K.W. Carter, P. Thompson, K. Hutchison, V.D. Calhoun, COINSTAC: A Privacy Enabled Model and Prototype for Leveraging and Processing Decentralized Brain Imaging Data, Frontiers in Neuroscience 10(365): August 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- C. Huang, L. Sankar, A.D. Sarwate, Designing Incentive Schemes For Privacy-Sensitive Users, Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality 7(1): pp. 99--127, March 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- N.D. Goldstein, A.D. Sarwate, Privacy, security, and the public health researcher in the era of electronic health record research, Online Journal of Public Health Informatics 8(3): pp. e207, 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, T. Javidi, Distributed Learning of Distributions via Social Sampling, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 60(1): pp. 34--45, January 2015. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- N.P. Santhanam, A.D. Sarwate, J.O. Woo, Redundancy of Exchangeable Estimators, Entropy 16(10): pp. 5339--5357, October 2014. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- A.D. Sarwate, S.M. Plis, J.A. Turner, M.R. Arbabshirani, V.D. Calhoun, Sharing privacy-sensitive access to neuroimaging and genetics data: a review and preliminary validation, Frontiers in Neuroinformatics 8(35): 2014. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- K. Chaudhuri, A.D. Sarwate, K. Sinha, A Near-Optimal Algorithm for Differentially-Private Principal Components, Journal of Machine Learning Research 14: pp. 2905--2943, September 2013. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- A.D. Sarwate, K. Chaudhuri, Signal processing and machine learning with differential privacy: theory, algorithms, and challenges, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine 30(5): pp. 86--94, September 2013. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- X. Jiang, A.D. Sarwate, L. Ohno-Machado, Privacy Technology to Share Data for Comparative Effectiveness Research : a systematic review, Medical Care 51(8 Suppl. 3): pp. S58--S65, August 2013. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- B.K. Dey, S. Jaggi, M. Langberg, A.D. Sarwate, Upper Bounds on the Capacity of Binary Channels with Causal Adversaries, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 59(6): pp. 3753--3763, June 2013. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- A.D. Sarwate, S. Checkoway, H. Shacham, Risk-Limiting Audits and the Margin of Victory in Nonplurality Elections, Statistics, Politics and Policy 3(3): pp. 29--64, December 2012. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- S.A. Vinterbo, A.D. Sarwate, A. Boxwala, Protecting Count Queries in Study Design, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 19(5): pp. 750--757, September 2012. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- A.D. Sarwate, A.G. Dimakis, The Impact of Mobility on Gossip Algorithms, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 58(3): pp. 1731--1742, March 2012. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- A.D. Sarwate, M. Gastpar, List-Decoding for the Arbitrarily Varying Channel Under State Constraints, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 58(3): pp. 1372--1384, March 2012. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- K. Chaudhuri, C. Monteleoni, A.D. Sarwate, Differentially private empirical risk minimization, Journal of Machine Learning Research 12: pp. 1069--1109, March 2011. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- A.D. Sarwate, M. Gastpar, A little feedback can simplify sensor network cooperation, IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communication, Special Issue on Simple Wireless Sensor Networking Solutions 28(7): pp. 1159--1168, September 2010. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- A.D. Sarwate, M. Gastpar, Rateless codes for AVC models, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 56(7): pp. 3105--3114, July 2010. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- K. Eswaran, A.D. Sarwate, A. Sahai, M. Gastpar, Zero-rate feedback can achieve the empirical capacity, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 56(1): pp. 25--39, January 2010. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- T.C. Aysal, M.E. Yildiz, A.D. Sarwate, A. Scaglione, Broadcast Gossip Algorithms for Consensus, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 57(7): pp. 2748--2761, July 2009. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- A.G. Dimakis, A.D. Sarwate, M.J. Wainwright, Geographic Gossip: Efficient Averaging for Sensor Networks, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 56(3): pp. 1205--1215, March 2008. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- A.D. Sarwate, V. Anantharam, Exact emulation of a priority queue with a switch and delay lines, Queuing Systems : Theory and Applications 53(3): pp. 115--125, July 2006. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]

Conference Papers

- Z. Shakeri, W.U. Bajwa, A.D. Sarwate, Sample Complexity Bounds for Dictionary Learning of Tensor Data, Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2017), pp. 4501--4505, March 2017. [BibTeX entry]
- N. Wojtalewicz, R. Silva, V. Calhoun, A. Sarwate, S. Plis, Decentralized Independent Vector Analysis, Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2017), pp. 826--830, March 2017. [BibTeX entry]
- L. Wei, A.D. Sarwate, J. Corander, A. Hero, V. Tarokh, Analysis of a Privacy-preserving PCA Algorithm using Random Matrix Theory, Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, pp. 1335--1339, December 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- M. Ghassemi, A.D. Sarwate, R. Wright, Differentially Private Online Active Learning with Applications to Anomaly Detection, Proceedings of the 9th ACM Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Security, pp. 117--128, October 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- A. Bijral, A.D. Sarwate, N. Srebro, Data-Dependent Bounds on Network Gradient Descent, Proceedings of the 54th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, pp. 869--874, September 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- B.K. Dey, S. Jaggi, M. Langberg, A.D. Sarwate, A bit of delay is sufficient and stochastic encoding is necessary to overcome online adversarial erasures, Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, pp. 880--884, July 10--15 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- K. Kalantari, L. Sankar, A.D. Sarwate, Optimal Differential Privacy Mechanisms under Hamming Distortion for Structured Source Classes, Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, pp. 2069--2073, July 10--15 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- Z. Shakeri, W.U. Bajwa, A.D. Sarwate, Minimax Lower Bounds for Kronecker-Structured Dictionary Learning, Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, pp. 1148--1152, July 10--15 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- H. Imtiaz, A.D. Sarwate, Symmetric Matrix Perturbation for Differentially-Private Principal Component Analysis, Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 2339--2343, March 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- H. Imtiaz, R. Silva, B. Baker, S.M. Plis, A.D. Sarwate, V.D. Calhoun, Privacy-preserving source separation for distributed data using independent component analysis, Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Conference on Information Science and Systems (CISS), pp. 123--127, March 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- L. Xie, S.M. Plis, A. Sarwate, Data Weighted Ensemble Learning for Privacy-Preserving Distributed Learning, Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 2309--2313, March 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- S. Xiong, A.D. Sarwate, N.B. Mandayam, Randomized Requantization with Local Differential Privacy, Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 2189--2193, March 2016. [BibTeX entry]
- A. Chatterjee, A.D. Sarwate, S. Vishwanath, Generalized Opinion Dynamics from Local Optimization Rules, Proceedings of the 49th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, pp. 1075--1079, November 2015. [BibTeX entry]
- M. Ghassemi, A.D. Sarwate, Distributed Proportional Stochastic Coordinate Descent with Social Sampling, Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, pp. 17--24, October 2015. [BibTeX entry]
- B. Baker, R. Silva, V.D. Calhoun, A.D. Sarwate, S. Plis, Large scale collaboration with autonomy: decentralized data ICA, Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning For Signal Processing (MLSP), pp. 1--6, September 17--20 2015. [BibTeX entry]
- T. Wu, A.D. Sarwate, W.U. Bajwa, Active dictionary learning for image representation, Unmanned Systems Technology XVII, pp. 946809, May 22 2015. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- S. Song, K. Chaudhuri, A.D. Sarwate, Learning from Data with Heterogeneous Noise using SGD, Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics, pp. 894--902, May 2015. [BibTeX entry]
- V.K. Potluru, J. Diaz-Montes, A.D. Sarwate, S.M. Plis, V.D. Calhoun, B.A. Pearlmutter, M. Parashar, CometCloudCare ($C^3$): Distributed Machine Learning Platform-as-a-Service with Privacy Preservation, NIPS 2014 Workshop on Distributed Machine Learning and Matrix Computations, December 2014. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, L. Sankar, A Rate-Disortion [sic] Perspective on Local Differential Privacy, Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computation, October 2014. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- K.I. Tsianos, A.D. Sarwate, M.G. Rabbat, Tradeoffs For Task Parallelization In Distributed Optimization, Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning For Signal Processing (MLSP), pp. 1--6, September 21--24 2014. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- F. Orabona, T. Hazan, A.D. Sarwate, T. Jaakkola, On Measure Concentration of Random Maximum A-Posteriori Perturbations, Proceedings of The 31st International Conference on Machine Learning, pp. 432--440, June 2014. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- A. Lalitha, A.D. Sarwate, T. Javidi, Social Learning and Distributed Hypothesis Testing, Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 551--555, June-July 2014. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- S. Sabato, A.D. Sarwate, N. Srebro, Auditing: Active Learning with Outcome-Dependent Query Costs, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 26, December 2013. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- S. Song, K. Chaudhuri, A.D. Sarwate, Stochastic Gradient Descent with Differentially Private Updates, Proceedings of the 2013 Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP 2013), pp. 245--248, December 2013. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- V.M. Prabhakaran, A.D. Sarwate, Assisted Sampling of Correlated Sources, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 3155--3159, July 2013. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- K. Chaudhuri, A.D. Sarwate, K. Sinha, Near-optimal Differentially Private Principal Components, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 25, pp. 998--1006, December 2012. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, Merging Opinions by Social Sampling of Posteriors, Proceedings of the 50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computation, pp. 379--385, October 2012. [BibTeX entry]
- B.K. Dey, S. Jaggi, M. Langberg, A.D. Sarwate, Improved Upper Bounds on the Capacity of Binary Channels with Causal Adversaries, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2012. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, An AVC perspective on correlated jamming, Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM 2012), pp. 1--5, July 2012. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, T. Javidi, Distributed learning from social sampling, Proceedings of the 46th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), March 2012. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, T. Javidi, Opinion Dynamics and Distributed Learning of Distributions, Proceedings of the 49th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computation, September 2011. [BibTeX entry]
- S.A. Vinterbo, A.D. Sarwate, A. Boxwala, Protecting Count Queries in Cohort Identification, Proceedings of the 2011 AMIA Summit on Clinical Research Informatics, March 2011. [BibTeX entry]
- N.P. Santhanam, M. Madiman, A.D. Sarwate, Redundancy of exchangeable estimators, Proceedings of the 48th Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, September-October 2010. [BibTeX entry]
- M. Wigger, A.D. Sarwate, Linear Strategies for the Gaussian MAC With User Cooperation, Proceedings of the 48th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computation, pp. 1046--1053, September-October 2010. [BibTeX entry]
- S. Checkoway, A. Sarwate, H. Shacham, Single-Ballot Risk-Limiting Audits Using Convex Optimization, Proceedings of the 2010 Electronic Voting Technology Workshop/Workshop on Trustworthy Elections (EVT/WOTE), August 2010. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- A.D. Sarwate, Coding against myopic adversaries, Proceedings of the 2010 Information Theory Workshop, pp. 1--5, August-September 2010. [BibTeX entry]
- B.K. Dey, M. Langberg, S. Jaggi, A.D. Sarwate, Coding against delayed adversaries, Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 285--289, June 2010. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, A.G. Dimakis, Gossip and consensus in mobile networks, Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP 2009), December 2009. [BibTeX entry]
- T.C. Aysal, A.D. Sarwate, A.G. Dimakis, Reaching consensus in wireless networks with probabilistic broadcast, Proceedings of the 47th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computation, pp. 732--739, September-October 2009. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, M. Gastpar, Some observations on limited feedback for multiaccess channels, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June-July 2009. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, A.G. Dimakis, The Impact of Mobility on Gossip Algorithms, Proceedings of the 28th Annual International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), pp. 2088--2096, April 2009. [BibTeX entry]
- T.C. Aysal, M.E. Yildiz, A.D. Sarwate, A. Scaglione, Broadcast Gossip Algorithms: Design and Analysis for Consensus, Proceedings of the 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2008), pp. 4843--4848, December 2008. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, M. Gastpar, Arbitrarily dirty paper coding and applications, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), July 2008. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, M. Gastpar, Adversarial interference models for multiantenna cooperative systems, Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), March 2008. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- A.D. Sarwate, M. Gastpar, Rateless coding with partial CSI at the decoder, Proceedings of the 2007 Information Theory Workshop, September 2007. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, B. Nazer, M. Gastpar, Spatial filtering in sensor networks using computation codes, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE Statistical Signal Processing Workshop, pp. 635--639, August 2007. [BibTeX entry] [Local/OA version]
- K. Eswaran, A.D. Sarwate, A. Sahai, M. Gastpar, Using zero-rate feedback on binary additive channels with individual noise sequences, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 1431--1435, June 2007. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, M. Gastpar, Channels with nosy ``noise'', Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), pp. 996--1000, June 2007. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, M. Gastpar, Randomization for robust communication in networks, or ``Brother, can you spare a bit?'', Proceedings of the 44th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computation, September 2006. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, M. Gastpar, Randomization bounds on Gaussian arbitrarily varying channels, Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, pp. 2161--2165, July 2006. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D.G. Dimakis, A.D. Sarwate, M.J. Wainwright, Geographic Gossip : Efficient Aggregation for Sensor Networks, 5th International Symposium on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN 2006), pp. 69--76, April 2006. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, M. Gastpar, Fading observation alignment via feedback, Proceedings of the 4th international symposium on Information processing in sensor networks (IPSN 2005), pp. 317--323, April 2005. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, M. Gastpar, Estimation from Misaligned Observations with Limited Feedback, Proceedings of the 39th Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS 2005), March 2005. [BibTeX entry]

Theses

- A.D. Sarwate, Robust and adaptive communication under uncertain interference, PhD Thesis, University of California, Berkeley, July, 2008. [BibTeX entry]
- A.D. Sarwate, Observation Uncertainty in Gaussian Sensor Networks, Masters Thesis, University of California, Berkeley, December, 2005. [BibTeX entry]
- A. Sarwate, Longest Increasing Subsequences and Random Matrices, MIT Undergraduate Journal of Mathematics 4: pp. 157--166, 2002. [BibTeX entry]