Computational Optimization and Innovation Lab (COIL) is lab setup in the department of ECE engaging in supporting curriculum for advanced experiments in the domain and pursuing academic as well as sponsored research from government agencies. The research entails to problems relevant to Defense research and development organization (DRDO), Board of research in nuclear sciences (BRNS), Science and Engineering Research board (SERB), Indira Gandhi centre for Atomic research (IGCAR) and Indian Space research organization (ISRO).

The focus of the lab is to:

  • Energy and computationally efficient designs in signal processing and wireless communication,
  • Next generation mobile radio systems including 5G, mm wave, Cognitive radio Networks,
  • Wireless networks, cognitive radio, cooperative communications, multiple antenna systems, and interference modeling,
  • Customized and evolutionary optimization for large scale problems.

People

Dr. Jayakumar M.
Chairperson
Dr. Ramanathan R.
Asst. Professor
Sudheesh P.
Asst. Professor
Anusha K. S.
Asst. Professor
Ms. Megha S. Kumar
Mr. Vieeralingaam G.
Mr.Vangara Sai Prudhvi

Research

  • Physical Layer Security
  • Wireless Networks
  • Signal Processing and Optimization for Wireless systems
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • MIMO radar

Projects

  • Sponsored project from DRDO (2019)
  • Infrastructure Research Grant from Amrita (2019)

Facilities

Current facilities available are,

  • Physical layer security test bed
  • MIMO-OFDM testbed
  • Software defined emulation platform for wireless systems
  • AI deployment platform

Current equipment available,

  • USRP N210 based PHY layer testing of wireless networks (DRDO)
  • USRP X300 based MIMO testing platform (AMRITA)
  • NVIDIA Jetson TX2 development platform for AI  & Autonomous vehicles (DRDO & NVIDIA)

Publications

Year Publications
2019 Vieeralingaam G, Ramanathan R, Jayakumar M, "Convex Optimization Approach to Joint Interference and Distortion Minimization in Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks", Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Springer Publishers, 2019. (In Press)
2019 K. S. Anusha, R. Ramanathan and M. Jayakumar, "Link distance-support vector regression (LD-SVR) based device free localization technique in indoor environment", Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal, Elsevier, 2019. (In Press)
2019 Anusha K S, Ramanathan R, Jayakumar M, "Device Free Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks in Indoor Environments", Defense Science Journal, Vol. 69, No. 4, pp. 378-388, 2019.
2019 Rajeswar Reddy G, Ramanathan R,"Performance analysis of clustering for message classification and congestion control in DSRC/WAVE based vehicular adhoc networks', International Journal of Vehicle Information and Communication Systems, Inderscieence Publishers, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 55 - 77, 2019.
2019 Dinesh Kumar G, Sharath R Menon, Pradeep M, Ramanathan R, “Metaheuristic Approach to Optimal Path Finding in Wireless Charging of Sensor Nodes Using Autonomous Bots”, Third International Conference on Computing and Network Communications (CoCoNet'19). 2019.
2019 Harun Surej I, Ramanathan R, “A Performance Study of Bio-Inspired Algorithms in autonomous landing of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle”, Third International Conference on Computing and Network Communications (CoCoNet'19). 2019.
2019 Aswanth Suraj S, Gokulakannan A, Sibi Chakravarthy S, Ramanathan R, "Performance Study of Bio-Inspired Approach to Clustering in Wireless Sensor Networks", 3rd International Conference on Trends in Electronics and Informatics (ICOEI 2019), pp. 513 - 518, 2019.
2019 Aswanth Suraj S, Gokulakannan A, Sibi Chakravarthy S, Ramanathan R, "Routing in Wireless Sensor Network Based on Swarm Intelligence", 3rd International Conference on Trends in Electronics and Informatics (ICOEI 2019), pp. 502 - 508, 2019.
2019 Aswanth Suraj S, Gokulakannan A, Sibi Chakravarthy S, Ramanathan R, "Investigation of Cluster Header Selection Methods in Hierarchical Wireless Sensor Networks", 3rd International Conference on Trends in Electronics and Informatics (ICOEI 2019), pp. 494 - 501, 2019.
2019 K. Saravanamuthu and R. Ramanathan, "Sparsity Exploiting Detection in Massive MIMO Systems via Separable Approximation", 6th International Conference on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks (SPIN 2019), Noida, Delhi, India, pp. 156 - 161, 2019.
2018 Rajeswar Reddy G, Ramanathan R,"An Empirical study on MAC layer in IEEE 802.11p/WAVE based Vehicular Ad hoc Networks",Procedia Computer Science, Elsevier, Volume 143, pp. 720-727, 2018.
2018 Saieshwar Radhakrishnan, R. Ramanathan,"A Support Vector Machine with Gabor Features for Animal Intrusion Detection in Agriculture Fields", Procedia Computer Science, Elsevier, Volume 143, pp. 493-501, 2018.
2018 Vieeralingaam G, Ramanathan R,"Parametric Study of RF Energy Harvesting in SWIPT enabled wireless networks under downlink scenario", Procedia Computer Science, Elsevier, Volume 143, pp. 835-842, 2018.
2018 Chakka Sai Pradeep, Ramanathan R,"Investigation of Secret Key Capacity in MIMO-OFDM Wireless Systems",Procedia Computer Science, Elsevier, Volume 143, pp. 776-785, 2018.
2018 V. S. Anjali and R. Ramanathan, "Detection in Sporadic Multiuser Systems over 3GPP LTE Networks," 2018 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), Bangalore, India, pp. 2264-2269, 2018.
2018 C. S. Pradeep and R. Ramanathan, "An improved technique for Night-time Vehicle detection," 2018 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), Bangalore, India, pp. 508-513, 2018.
2018 V. S. Anjali and R. Ramanathan, "Improved Iterative Thresholding Technique for Detection in Sporadic Large-Scale Multiuser MIMO Systems," 2018 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), Bangalore, India, pp. 684-687, 2018.
2018 K. Saravanamuthu and R. Ramanathan, "A Particle Swarm Approach to Target Detection in MIMO Radar," 2018 International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), Bangalore, India, pp. 1601-1607, 2018.
2017 Ramanathan, R., & Jayakumar, M., (2017) “A support vector regression approach to detection in large-MIMO systems”, Telecommunication Systems, Springer Publishers, Vol. 64, No. 4, pp. 709–717, 2017.
2017 Sundaram, M., & Ramanathan, R.. (2017). Performance optimization of RF energy harvesting wireless sensor networks. Procedia Computer Science, Elsevier, Volume 115, pp. 831–837, 2017.
2017 Vignesh, G. J., Vikranth, S., & Ramanathan, R.. (2017). A novel fuzzy based approach for multiple target detection in MIMO radar. Procedia Computer Science, Elsevier, Volume 115, pp. 764–770, 2017.
2017 Priyanjali Yadav & Ramanathan R, “Dynamic Key Generation using Single Threshold Multiple Level Quantization Scheme for Secure Wireless Communication”, International Conference on Wireless Communications, Signal Processing and Networking, pp. 34 - 38, 2017.
2017 Deepika Ramnath, Tejas Deepak, Kiran Krishnakumar, Vijayaraghavan S and Ramanathan R, “An improved An Improved Secret Key Update For Multiple Intersymbol Obfuscation In Physical Layer Security, International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, 2017.
2017 Megha S Kumar & Ramanathan R, “Impact of Anchor Position Errors on WSN Localization using Mobile Anchor Positioning Algorithm”, International Conference on Wireless Communications, Signal Processing and Networking, pp. 1953 - 1957, 2017.
2017 Sreeraj S J & Ramanathan R, “Improved Geometric Filter Algorithm for Device Free Localization”, International Conference on Wireless Communications, Signal Processing and Networking, pp. 940 - 944, 2017.
2017 Shrikant Mane & Ramanathan R, “Investigation of Greedy Forwarding Strategies for Three Dimensional Vehicular ADHOC Networks”, International Conference on Wireless Communications, Signal Processing and Networking, pp. 1368 - 1372, 2017.
2016 Ramanathan, R., & Jayakumar, M., (2016) “A Low Complex Sparse Formulation of Semidefinite Relaxation Detector for Large-MIMO Systems Employing BPSK Constellations”, Wireless Personal Communications, Springer Publishers, Vol. 90, No. 3, pp. 1317 – 1329, 2016.
2015 Ramanathan, R., & Jayakumar, M., (2015) “A Performance Study of Semidefinite Relaxation Detector in Spatially Correlated and Rank Deficient Large MIMO Systems”,Wireless Personal Communications, Springer Publishers, Vol. 83, No. 4, pp. 2883 – 2897, 2015.
2015 Ramanathan, R., & Jayakumar, M.,(2015) “A Novel Cuckoo Search Approach to Detection in Spatially Correlated MIMO Channels”, International Journal of Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Optimization, Inderscience Publishers, Vol.6, No.2, pp.101 – 113, 2015.
2015 Neha S, Thushara S, Ramanathan, R (2015). Investigation of PAPR in Discrete Wavelet Transform based Multi-carrier Systems. International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 1625 - 1632.
2015 Meenu S Kumar, Sandra Prasad, Ramanathan, R (2015). Performance Evaluation of DWT based Multicarrier System in Time Varying Channels. International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 1633 - 1641.
2015 Suganya M, Ramanathan.R (2015). Performance Evaluation of DWT based Multicarrier Systems over Frequency Selective Channels. International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 1651 - 1658.
2015 Anil Kumar. K, Raju Antony. K, T. C. Snehith, and R.Ramanathan, “Likelihood Ascent-Gibbs Sampling for Efficient MIMO Detection,” in Proc. 2015 IEEE International Advance Computing Conference (IACC), pp. 598 - 602, 2015.
2015 T. C. Snehith, Raju Antony. K, Anil Kumar. K, and R.Ramanathan, “Impact of Channel Estimation Errors on Lattice Reduction Gains in MIMO Systems,” in Proc. 2015 IEEE International Advance Computing Conference (IACC), pp. 594 - 597, 2015.
2015 35. Aravindan, R. Anil Kumar. K, Raju Antony. K, T. C. Snehith, Anurag. P, and R.Ramanathan, “A Performance Study of MIMO Detectors in the Presence of Channel Estimation Errors,” in Proc. 2015 International Conference on Communication, Information & Computing Technology (ICCICT), pp. 1–5, 2015.

Collaborators

  • Scientific Analysis Group (SAG), DRDO
  • Satish Dawan Space Center (SDSC), ISRO