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Soumya Jana

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest : Multimedia signal processing and compression, Network communication, Information theory.
Email : jana [at] iith.ac.in
Phone : +91 (40) 2301 6105



     

    Professional Experience

      1. Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad from 2011

      2. Research Scientist at VIVC 2009-2011

      3. Multimedia Codec Engineer at Silicon automation systems, Bangalore 1997-1998

       

     


     

    Education

      1. Ph.D from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2005, Supervisor: Dr.Richard Blahut

      2. M.E from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1997, Guide: Dr.Anamitra Makur

      3. B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 1995, Guide: Dr.Swapna Banerjee

 


 

Teaching

    1. Information Theory

    2. Image Video Processing

    3. Immersive Multimedia and Telepresence

    4. Network information theory



 

Publications

    Journals

    1. S. Jana and P. Moulin, Optimality of KLT for high-rate transform coding of Gaussian vector-scale mixtures: application to reconstruction, estimation, and classification, IEEE Trans. Inform. Theory, Vol. 52, No. 9, pp. 4049 - 4067, September 2006.

    2. C. J. C. Burges, J. C. Platt and S. Jana, Distortion discriminant analysis for audio fingerprinting, IEEE Trans. Speech Audio Process., Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 165-174, May 2003

    Patent

    S. Jana, P. Bansal and B. Singh, Memory architecture for parallel data access along any givendimension of an N-dimensional data array, Patent No. US 6,604,166, issued August 5, 2003.



 

Conferences

    1. R. E. Blahut and S. Jana, Korner-Marton theorem for binary modulo-two sum problem fromcanonical equations, Proc. Intl. Symp. on Inform. Theory and Appl., Taichung, Taiwan, October, 2010.

    2. S. Jana and R. E. Blahut, Vanishing criteria in multiterminal source coding, Proc. Conf. on Inform.Sci. and Syst., Princeton, NJ, March 2010.

    3. R. E. Blahut and S. Jana, Intransigence of multiterminal source coding, Proc. Intl. Symp. Commun. Theory and Appl., Ambleside, England, June 2009.

    4. R. E. Blahut and S. Jana, Multiterminal source coding in the new century, Proc. Intl. Symp. Probl.Redund. in Inform. and Control Syst., Saint Petersburg, Russia, May 2009.

    5. S. Jana, Alphabet sizes of auxiliary random variables in canonical inner bounds, Proc. Conf. on Inform. Sci. and Syst., Baltimore, MD, March 2009.

    6. S. Jana, Asymptotic performance loss in Bayesian hypothesis testing under data quantization, Proc. Conf. on Inform. Sci. and Syst., Baltimore, MD, March 2009.

    7. S. Jana and R. E. Blahut, Berger-Tung problem: A systematic approach based on canonical description, Proc. Intl. Symp. on Inform. Theory and Appl., Auckland, New Zealand, December, 2008.

    8. S. Jana, Bayesian probability of error under fine quantization, Proc. Intl. Symp. on Inform. Theory and Appl., Auckland, New Zealand, December 2008.

    9. S. Jana and R. E. Blahut, Canonical description for multiterminal source coding, Proc. Intl. Symp. on Inform. Theory, Toronto, Canada, July 2008.

    10. W. Gu, S. Jana and M. Effros, On Approximating the rate regions for lossy source coding with coded and uncoded side information, Proc. Intl. Symp. on Inform. Theory, Toronto, Canada, July 2008.

    11. S. Jana and R. E. Blahut, Partial side information problem: equivalence of two bounds, Proc. Conf. on Inform. Sci. and Syst., Princeton, NJ, March 2008.

    12. S. Jana and R. E. Blahut, Achievable region for multiterminal source coding with lossless decoding in all sources except one, Proc. IEEE Inform. Theory Workshop, Lake Tahoe, CA, September 2007.

    13. S. Jana and R. E. Blahut, Insight into source/channel duality and more based on an intuitive covering/packing lemma, Proc. Intl. Symp. on Inform. Theory, Seattle, WA, July 2006.

    14. S. Jana and P. Moulin, Robust detection under Bhattacharyya metric, Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Statistical Signal Processing, Saint Louis, MO, October 2003.

    15. S. Jana and P. Moulin, Optimal transform coders for classification/reconstruction with joint decoding at the receiver Proc. Intl. Symp. on Inform. Theory, Yokohama, Japan, July 2003.

    16. S. Jana and P. Moulin, Optimal transform coding of Gaussian mixtures for classification/reconstruction, Proc. Data Compr. Conf., Snowbird, UT, March 2003.

    17. C. J. C. Burges, J. C. Platt and S. Jana, Extracting noise-robust features from audio data, Proc. Intl. Conf. on Acoust. Speech and Signal Proc., Orlando, FL, May 2002.

    18. S. Jana and P. Moulin, Optimal design of transform coders and quantizers for image classification, Proc. Intl. Conf. on Image Proc., Vancouver, Canada, September 2000.

    19. S. Jana and P. Moulin, Optimal design of transform coders for image classification, Proc. Conf. on Inform. Sci. and Syst., Baltimore, MD, March 1999.

    20. S. Jana and A. Makur, Determining optimum subband edges for signal compression, Proc. Intl. Conf. on Inform. Commun. and Signal Proc., Singapore, September 1997.



 

Students

    Ph.D

    1. V. Kiran Kumar Topic: immersive multimedia

    2. K. Ganesh Kumar Topic: Network information Theory

    3. Roopak Rajendra Tamboli

    M.Tech

    1. D.S.Srikanth Reddy co-guide Dr.Challa Subrahmanya Sastry(Depatment of Mathematics)

    2. Modem Sudhakar co-guide Dr.A.Rajgopal (Depatment of Civil Engineering)

    3. Shenu P.M co-guide Dr.K.S.R.Murthy(Depatment of Electrical Engineering)

    4. B.Sandeep Chandra

    B.Tech

    1. Athavale apoorva mahindra co-guide Dr.M.V.Panduranga Rao

    2. V.Namratha


     

    Projects


    1. CPS Health Care

     


     

    Project Staff


    Current : none

    Previous :

    1. B.Rambabu (Project Assistant)

    2. Vipin Tiwari (Project Associate)

    3. B Sandeep Chandra (Project Assistant presently pursuing M.tech)

     


     

    Seminars in IITH


    1. Prof.Swadesh De from IIT Delhi Multihop Energy transfer , April 20th 2012.