Ashutosh Nayyar



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  Research Areas

              I. Decentralized Stochastic Control
             II. Sensing and Communication Systems
            III. Game Theory and Mechanism Design
            IV. Electric Power Systems
             V. Learning


  I. Decentralized Stochastic Control

  Preprints

1. A. Nayyar and L. Lessard, “Optimal Control for LQG Systems on Graphs — Part I: Structural Results,” to be submitted to IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (available on arxiv).

  Journal Publications

 4. S. M. Asghari and A. Nayyar, “Dynamic Teams and Decentralized Control Problems with Substitutable Actions,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, accepted, DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2016.2634864.

3. A. Mahajan and A. Nayyar, "Sufficient statistics for linear control strategies in decentralized systems with partial history sharing", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol.60, no.8, pp.2046-2056, Aug. 2015.

2. A. Nayyar, A. Mahajan and D. Teneketzis, "Decentralized stochastic control with partial history sharing: A common information approach," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 58, No. 7, pp. 1644-1658, July, 2013.

1. A. Nayyar, A. Mahajan and D. Teneketzis, "Optimal control strategies in delayed sharing information structures", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 56, No. 7, pp. 1606-1620, July, 2011.

Conference Papers

8. Ouyang Yi, S. M. Asghari and A. Nayyar, “Stochastic teams with randomized information structures,” IEEE 56th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2017, accepted. (pdf)

7. M. Gagrani and A. Nayyar, “Decentralized minimax control problems with partial history sharing,” American Control Conference, 2017, accepted.

6. Ouyang Yi, S. M. Asghari and A. Nayyar, “Optimal Local and Remote Controllers with Unreliable Communication,” IEEE 55th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Las Vegas, NV, 2016, pp. 6024-6029.

5. S. M. Asghari and A. Nayyar, “Decentralized Control Problems with Substitutable Actions,” 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Osaka, 2015, pp. 5302-5307.

4. A. Nayyar and L. Lessard, “Structural results for partially nested LQG systems over graphs,” American Control Conference (ACC), Chicago, IL, 2015, pp. 5457-5464.

3. L. Lessard and A. Nayyar, “Structural Results and Explicit Solution for Two-Player LQG Systems on a Finite Time Horizon,” 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Firenze, 2013, pp. 6542-6549.

2. A. Nayyar, A. Mahajan and D. Teneketzis, "A structural result for delayed sharing information structures," Proceedings of the American Control Conference (ACC), pp. 6391-6396, Baltimore, MD, June 30-July 2, 2010.

1. A. Mahajan, A. Nayyar and D. Teneketzis, "Identifying tractable decentralized problems on the basis of information structures," Proceedings of the 46th Allerton conference on communication, control, and computing, pp. 1440-1449, Monticello, IL, Sep.23-26, 2008.

Book Chapters

1. A. Nayyar, A. Mahajan and D. Teneketzis, "The Common Information Approach to Decentralized Stochastic Control," Information and Control in Networks, pp. 123-156, Springer-Verlag, 2014.


II. Sensing and Communication Systems

Journal Publications

6. A. Nayyar and D. Teneketzis, "Signaling in sensor networks for sequential detection," IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 36-46, 2015.

5. A. Nayyar, T. Basar, D. Teneketzis and V.V. Veeravalli, "Optimal strategies for communication and remote estimation with an energy harvesting sensor," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 58, No. 9, pp. 2246-2260, September, 2013.

4. A. Nayyar and D. Teneketzis, "On the structure of real-time encoders and decoders in a multi-terminal communication system," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 57, No. 9, pp. 6196-6214, September, 2011.

3. A. Nayyar and D. Teneketzis, "Sequential problems in decentralized detection with communication," IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol. 57, No. 8, pp. 5410-5435, August, 2011.

2. M. Moghaddam, D. Entekhabi, Y. Goykhman, K. Li, M. Liu, A. Mahajan, A. Nayyar, D. Shuman and D. Teneketzis, "A wireless soil moisture smart sensor web using physics-based optimal control: Concept and initial demonstrations," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 522-535, December, 2010.

1. D. Shuman, A. Nayyar, A. Mahajan, Y. Goykhman, K. Li, M. Liu, D. Teneketzis, M. Moghaddam and D. Entekhabi, "Measurement scheduling for soil moisture sensing: From physical models to optimal control," Proceedings of the IEEE, special issue on Sensor Networks and Applications, vol. 98, no. 11, pp. 1918-1934, November, 2010.


Conference Papers

7. M. M. Vasconcelos, A. Nayyar and U. Mitra, “Optimal sensor scheduling strategies in networked estimation,” IEEE 56th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2017, accepted.

6. E. Akyol, U. Mitra and A. Nayyar, “Controlled sensing and event based communication for remote estimation”, 52nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), Monticello, IL, 2014, pp. 545-549.

5. A. Nayyar, T. Basar, D. Teneketzis and V. V. Veeravalli, “Communication scheduling and remote estimation with an energy harvesting sensor,” 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Maui, HI, 2012, pp. 843-848.

4. S. Bhattacharya, A. Nayyar and T. Basar, "Optimal acquisition policy for compressed measurements with limited observations," 2012 Conference Record of the Forty Sixth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (ASILOMAR), pp.968 -972, Nov. 2012.

3. A. Nayyar and D. Teneketzis, “Decentralized detection with signaling,” Proceedings of the 19th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Budapest, Hungary, July 5-July 9, 2010, pp. 1239-1246.

2. A. Nayyar and D. Teneketzis, “A sequential problem in decentralized detection with communication,” 7th International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks, Seoul, 2009, pp. 1-10.

1. A. Nayyar and D. Teneketzis, “On globally optimal real-time encoding and decoding strategies in multi-terminal communication systems,” 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, 2008, pp. 1620-1627.


III. Game Theory and Mechanism design

Journal Publications

2. A. Gupta, A. Nayyar, C. Langbort and T. Basar, "Common information based Markov perfect equilibria for linear-Gaussian games with asymmetric information," SIAM Journal of Control and Optimization, Vol. 52, No. 5, pp. 3228-3260, Oct. 2014.

1. A. Nayyar, A. Gupta, C. Langbort and T. Basar, "Common information based Markov perfect equilibria for stochastic games with asymmetric information: Finite games," IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 555-570, March, 2014.

Conference Papers

6. A. Nayyar and A. Gupta, “ Information Structures and Values in Zero-Sum Stochastic Games,” American Control Conference, 2017, accepted.

5. S. Navabi and A. Nayyar, “Optimal Auction Design for Flexible Consumers,” IEEE 55th Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Las Vegas, NV, 2016, pp. 5316-5321.

4. D. Kartik and A. Nayyar, “Equivalent Static and Dynamic Games,” Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, 2016.

3. A. Nayyar and T. Basar, “Dynamic stochastic games with asymmetric information,” 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Maui, HI, 2012, pp. 7145-7150.

2. A. Gupta, A. Nayyar, C. Langbort and T. Ba ̧sar, “A dynamic transmitter-jammer game with asymmetric information,” 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Maui, HI, 2012, pp. 6477-6482.

1. A. Kakhbod, A. Nayyar and D. Teneketzis, "Revenue maximization in spectrum auction for dynamic spectrum access," Proceedings of the 5th International ICST Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, VALUETOOLS '11, pp. 558-564, France, 2011.

Book Chapters

1. A. Kakhbod, A. Nayyar, S. Sharma and D. Teneketzis, "Power Allocation, Spectrum Sharing, and Revenue Maximization in Wireless Networks: An Implementation Theory Approach," published in Mechanisms and Games for Dynamic Spectrum Allocation, edited by: Tansu Alpcan, Holger Boche, Michael Honig & H. Vincent Poor.


IV. Electric Power Systems

Journal Publications

3. M. Negrete-Pincetic, A. Nayyar, K. Poolla, F. Salah and P. Varaiya, “Rate-constrained Energy Services: Allocation Policies and Market Decisions,”IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, accepted, DOI: 10.1109/TSG.2016.2623275.

2. A. Nayyar, M. Negrete-Pincetic, K. Poolla and P. Varaiya, “Duration-differentiated energy services with a continuum of loads”, IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 182-191, June 2016.

1. J. A. Taylor, A. Nayyar, D. S. Callaway, and K. Poolla "Consolidated Dynamic Pricing of Power System Regulation," IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2013, Vol.28, No.4, pp. 4692-4700, Nov., 2013.

Conference Papers

4. A. Nayyar, M. Negrete-Pincetic, K. Poolla and P. Varaiya, “Duration-differentiated energy services with a continuum of loads”, 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, 2014, pp. 1714-1719.

3. A. Nayyar, J. Taylor, A. Subramanian, K. Poolla, P. Varaiya, “Aggregate Flexibility of a Collection of Loads,” 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Firenze, 2013, pp. 5600-5607.

2. A. Nayyar, K. Poolla and P. Varaiya, “A statistically robust payment sharing mechanism for an aggregate of renewable energy producers,” European Control Conference (ECC), Zurich, 2013, pp. 3025-3031.

1. J. A. Taylor, A. Nayyar, D. S. Callaway and K. Poolla, “Dynamic pricing in consolidated ancillary service markets,” European Control Conference (ECC), Zurich, 2013, pp. 3032-3037.

 
 

V. Learning

Conference Papers

1. Ouyang Yi, M. Gagrani, A. Nayyar and R. Jain, “Learning Unknown Markov Decision Processes: A Thompson Sampling Approach,” Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) 2017.