Srinivasan Venkatramanan

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Srinivasan Venkatramanan,
Ph.D. Student,
Network Engineering Lab,
Dept. of Electrical Communication Engineering,
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore - 560 012 India
Phone: (+91) 80 2360 0855
Mobile: (+91) 9901290379
Email: vsrini[at]ece[dot]iisc[dot]ernet[dot]in

Education

  • Ph.D., Aug. 2008 - ,
    Dept. of ECE, IISc. Bangalore, India
    Advisor: Prof. Anurag Kumar
    CGPA: 7.0/8
    Thesis Title: Information Spread in Social Networks

  • B.E.,(Bachelor of Engineering), 2004-08
    Dept. of ECE, CEG, Chennai, India
    CGPA: 9.12/10
    Final Year Project: Relay Selection for Cooperative Diversity in Wireless Networks (Tech Report)

Work

  • Student Intern, May 2007 - August 2007
    Alcatel Lucent Bell Labs Research India.
    Projects: (Tech Report)

    • Network iPod - implemented storage, syncing and streaming mechanisms for a cloud based media server
    • Voodoo TV - developed server-client interface for RTSP based multicast video streaming

Courses taken (Graduate Level)

Stochastic Processes and Queueing Theory, Analysis, Game Theory, Convex Optimization, Communication Networks, Wireless Networks, Wireless Communication, Detection and Estimation, Information Theory

Research Interests

Social Networks, P2P Networks, Mobile Social Networks, Network Science

Click here to know more about the research problems I have worked on.

Conference Publications

  1. Srinivasan Venkatramanan, and Anurag Kumar, "Competition for Content Spread over Multiple Social Networks", presented at the Workshop on Social Networks in Science and Engineering (SCINSE'14), co-held with 6th Intl. Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), Bangalore, India, 2014. ( Best presentation award sponsored by Adobe Research) pdf, ppt

  2. Eitan Altman, Parmod Kumar, Srinivasan Venkatramanan, and Anurag Kumar, "Competition over Timeline in Social Networks", presented at the Third Workshop on Social Network Analysis and Algorithms (SNAA), co-held with IEEE/ACM Intl. Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), Niagara Falls, Canada, 2013. pdf, ppt

  3. Srinivasan Venkatramanan and Anurag Kumar, "Co-evolution of Content Popularity and Delivery in Mobile P2P Networks", In Proceedings of the 31st Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM), Orlando,FL (mini-Conference), 2012 pdf, ppt

  4. Srinivasan Venkatramanan and Anurag Kumar, "Information Dissemination in Socially Aware Networks Under the Linear Threshold Model", Proceedings of the 17th National Conference on Communications (NCC), Bangalore, India, 2011. pdf, ppt

Journals

  1. Srinivasan Venkatramanan and Anurag Kumar, "Spread of Content and Influence in Mobile Opportunistic Networks", accepted to appear in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing pdf
  2. Srinivasan Venkatramanan and Anurag Kumar, "Mean Field Characterization of the Linear Threshold Model of Influence", in preparation, 2014.

Technical Reports

  1. Srinivasan Venkatramanan and Anurag Kumar, "Co-evolution of Content Popularity and Delivery in Mobile P2P Networks - Tech Report", arXiv

  2. Srinivasan Venkatramanan and Anurag Kumar, "New Insights from an Analysis of Social Influence Networks under the Linear Threshold model", arXiv.

Talks/Posters

  1. "Influence Dynamics on Social Networks" , Thesis Colloquium, IISc, Apr. 2014. video

  2. "Delay-Cost Optimal Coupon Delivery in Mobile Opportunistic Networks" , poster presented at the Indo-US Workshop on Machine Learning, Game theory and Optimization, IISc, Jan. 2014.

  3. "Delay-Cost Optimal Coupon Delivery in Mobile Opportunistic Networks" , talk given at the High Dimensional Network Analytics Workshop, Department of CSA, IISc, Dec. 2013.

  4. "Co-evolution of Popularity and Content Spread in Mobile Opportunistic Networks" , talk given at Department Student Colloquium, ECE, IISc, Dec. 2012.

  5. "Spread of Content and Interest in Mobile Opportunistic Networks" , talk given at the International Conference on Networks in Biology, Social Sciences and Engineering, held as part of the IISc Mathematics Initiative (IMI) Network Year Thematic Programme, IISc Bangalore, June 2012

  6. "Information Dissemination in Social Networks under the Linear Threshold model" , talk given at the workshop "Recent Trends in Social Networks: Algorithms, Models and Learning", held at TIFR, Mumbai, Jan. 2011

  7. "Study of Information Spread in Social Networks under the Linear Threshold Model" , Work presentation at the Comprehensive Examination, ECE, IISc Bangalore, Aug. 2010.

  8. "Evolution of Cooperation - Winners Don't Punish", Game Theory course presentation, IISc, Spring 2010.

  9. "Why SNA? A Network Engineer's Perspective" , survey talk given at the ECE Department, IISc Bangalore, Jan. 2010.

  10. "Influence Spread in Social Networks", poster presented at Techvista organized by Microsoft Research, Bangalore, Jan. 2010.

Responsibilities