Kumar, Panganamala individual record
Distinguished Professor

I have worked on problems in game theory, adaptive control, stochastic systems, simulated annealing, neural networks, machine learning, queueing networks, manufacturing systems, scheduling, wafer fabrication plants and information theory. My research is currently focused on energy systems, wireless networks, secure networking, automated transportation, and cyberphysical systems.

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Academic Articles111
  • Hou, I., & Kumar, P. R. (2013). Packets with Deadlines. Morgan & Claypool Publishers LLC.
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  • Kumar, P. R. (2006). Foreword.
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  • Kumar, P. R., & Varaiya, P. P. (1986). Stochastic systems: estimation, identification, and adaptive control. Prentice Hall.
  • Giridhar, A., & Kumar, P. R. (2010). The Spatial Smoothing Method of Clock Synchronization in Wireless Networks. Nikoletseas, S., & Rolim, J. (Eds.), Theoretical Aspects of Distributed Computing in Sensor Networks. (pp. 227-256). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
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  • Kumar, P. R. (2010). Dynamic programming. The Control Systems Handbook: Control System Advanced Methods, Second Edition. (pp. 1371-1384). CRC Press.
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  • Xie, L., & Kumar, P. R. (2010). InformationTheoretic Studies of Wireless Sensor Networks. Handbook on Array Processing and Sensor Networks. (pp. 669-691). John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
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  • Kim, K., & Kumar, P. R. (2010). The Importance, Design and Implementation of a Middleware for Networked Control Systems. ADVANCES IN COOPERATIVE CONTROL AND OPTIMIZATION. Bemporad, A., Heemels, M., & Johansson, M. (Eds.), Networked Control Systems. (pp. 1-29). Springer London.
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  • Kowshik, H., Caveney, D., & Kumar, P. R. (2008). Safety and Liveness in Intelligent Intersections. ADVANCES IN NEURAL NETWORKS - ISNN 2014. Egerstedt, M., & Mishra, B. (Eds.), Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control. (pp. 301-315). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
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Texas A&M University; Electrical Engineering; 3259 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3259