• 1213 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
20072023

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Research Output

  • 1213 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
  • 50 Conference contribution
  • 23 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Editorial
2020

On the robustness of information-theoretic privacy measures and mechanisms

Diaz, M., Wang, H., Calmon, F. P. & Sankar, L., Apr 2020, In : IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. 66, 4, p. 1949-1978 30 p., 8825803.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

A Tunable Loss Function for Binary Classification

Sypherd, T., Diaz, M., Sankar, L. & Kairouz, P., Jul 2019, 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2019 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2479-2483 5 p. 8849796. (IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings; vol. 2019-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Can predictive filters detect gradually ramping false data injection attacks against PMUs?

Chu, Z., Pinceti, A., Biswas, R. S., Kosut, O., Pal, A. & Sankar, L., Oct 2019, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids, SmartGridComm 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8909739. (2019 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids, SmartGridComm 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Data-Driven Generation of Synthetic Load Datasets Preserving Spatio-Temporal Features

Pinceti, A., Kosut, O. & Sankar, L., Aug 2019, 2019 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2019. IEEE Computer Society, 8973532. (IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting; vol. 2019-August).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Generative Adversarial Privacy: A Data-Driven Approach to Information-Theoretic Privacy

Huang, C., Kairouz, P. & Sankar, L., Feb 19 2019, Conference Record of the 52nd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, ACSSC 2018. Matthews, M. B. (ed.). IEEE Computer Society, p. 2162-2166 5 p. 8645532. (Conference Record - Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers; vol. 2018-October).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Privacy under hard distortion constraints

Liao, J., Kosut, O., Sankar, L. & Calmon, F. P., Jan 15 2019, 2018 IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8613385. (2018 IEEE Information Theory Workshop, ITW 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robustness of Maximal α-Leakage to Side Information

Liao, J., Sankar, L., Kosut, O. & Calmon, F. P., Jul 2019, 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2019 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 642-646 5 p. 8849769. (IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings; vol. 2019-July).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Tunable Measures for Information Leakage and Applications to Privacy-Utility Tradeoffs

Liao, J., Kosut, O., Sankar, L. & Du Pin Calmon, F., Dec 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. 65, 12, p. 8043-8066 24 p., 8804205.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

A Tunable Measure for Information Leakage

Liao, J., Kosut, O., Sankar, L. & Calmon, F. P., Aug 15 2018, 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2018-June. p. 701-705 5 p. 8437307

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

False data injection attacks on phasor measurements that bypass low-rank decomposition

Zhang, J., Chu, Z., Sankar, L. & Kosut, O., Apr 17 2018, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, SmartGridComm 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2018-January. p. 96-101 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Scopus citations

Hypothesis Testing under Mutual Information Privacy Constraints in the High Privacy Regime

Liao, J., Sankar, L., Tan, V. Y. F. & Calmon, F. D. P., Apr 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security. 13, 4, p. 1058-1071 14 p., 8125176.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Impact of privacy on free online service markets

Huang, C. & Sankar, L., Jan 1 2018, Decision and Game Theory for Security - 9th International Conference, GameSec 2018, Proceedings. Bushnell, L., Poovendran, R. & Basar, T. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 1-21 21 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11199 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Load Redistribution Attack Detection using Machine Learning: A Data-Driven Approach

Pinceti, A., Sankar, L. & Kosut, O., Dec 21 2018, 2018 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2018. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2018-August. 8586644

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Robust Privacy-Utility Tradeoffs under Differential Privacy and Hamming Distortion

Kalantari, K., Sankar, L. & Sarwate, A. D., Apr 27 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

The Utility Cost of Robust Privacy Guarantees

Wang, H., Diaz, M., Calmon, F. P. & Sankar, L., Aug 15 2018, 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2018-June. p. 706-710 5 p. 8437735

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Unobservable False Data Injection Attacks against PMUs: Feasible Conditions and Multiplicative Attacks

Chu, Z., Zhang, J., Kosut, O. & Sankar, L., Dec 24 2018, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids, SmartGridComm 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8587555

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations
2017

Asymptotics and Non-Asymptotics for Universal Fixed-to-Variable Source Coding

Kosut, O. & Sankar, L., Jun 1 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. 63, 6, p. 3757-3772 16 p., 7885514.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Context-aware generative adversarial privacy

Huang, C., Kairouz, P., Chen, X., Sankar, L. & Rajagopal, R., Dec 1 2017, In : Entropy. 19, 12, 656.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Hypothesis testing in the high privacy limit

Liao, J., Sankar, L., Tan, V. Y. F. & Calmon, F. P., Feb 10 2017, 54th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Allerton 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 649-656 8 p. 7852293

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

10 Scopus citations

Hypothesis testing under maximal leakage privacy constraints

Liao, J., Sankar, L., Calmon, F. P. & Tan, V. Y. F., Aug 9 2017, 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 779-783 5 p. 8006634

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

17 Scopus citations

On information-theoretic privacy with general distortion cost functions

Kalantari, K., Sankar, L. & Kosut, O., Aug 9 2017, 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2865-2869 5 p. 8007053

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

On the fine asymptotics of information theoretic privacy

Kalantari, K., Kosut, O. & Sankar, L., Feb 10 2017, 54th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Allerton 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 532-539 8 p. 7852277

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Privacy-Guaranteed Two-Agent Interactions Using Information-Theoretic Mechanisms

Moraffah, B. & Sankar, L., Sep 1 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security. 12, 9, p. 2168-2183 16 p., 7919236.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2016

Cluster-and-Connect: An algorithmic approach to generating synthetic electric power network graphs

Hu, J., Sankar, L. & Mir, D. J., Apr 4 2016, 2015 53rd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Allerton 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 223-230 8 p. 7447008

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

11 Scopus citations

Cluster-And-connect: A more realistic model for the electric power network topology

Hu, J., Sankar, L. & Mir, D. J., Mar 17 2016, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, SmartGridComm 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 85-90 6 p. 7436281

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Evaluating power system vulnerability to false data injection attacks via scalable optimization

Chu, Z., Zhang, J., Kosut, O. & Sankar, L., Dec 8 2016, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, SmartGridComm 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 260-265 6 p. 7778771

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

9 Scopus citations

False data injection attacks on power system state estimation with limited information

Zhang, J., Chu, Z., Sankar, L. & Kosut, O., Nov 10 2016, 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, PESGM 2016. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-November. 7741928

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

16 Scopus citations

Incentive mechanisms for privacy-sensitive electricity consumers with alternative energy sources

Huang, C. & Sankar, L., Apr 26 2016, 2016 50th Annual Conference on Information Systems and Sciences, CISS 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 175-180 6 p. 7460497

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Information-theoretic private interactive mechanism

Moraffah, B. & Sankar, L., Apr 4 2016, 2015 53rd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Allerton 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 911-918 8 p. 7447104

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations

Optimal differential privacy mechanisms under Hamming distortion for structured source classes

Kalantari, K., Sankar, L. & Sarwate, A. D., Aug 10 2016, Proceedings - ISIT 2016; 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-August. p. 2069-2073 5 p. 7541663

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations

Physical System Consequences of Unobservable State-and-Topology Cyber-Physical Attacks

Zhang, J. & Sankar, L., Jul 1 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. 7, 4, p. 2016-2025 10 p., 7450168.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations
2015

Enabling data exchange in two-agent interactive systems under privacy constraints

Belmega, E. V., Sankar, L. & Poor, H. V., Oct 1 2015, In : IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing. 9, 7, p. 1285-1297 13 p., 7097637.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Implementation of unobservable state-preserving topology attacks

Zhang, J. & Sankar, L., Nov 20 2015, 2015 North American Power Symposium, NAPS 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7335175

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Scopus citations

Incentive schemes for privacy-sensitive consumers

Huang, C., Sankar, L. & Sarwate, A. D., 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 9406. p. 358-369 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9406).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

Introduction to the Issue on Signal and Information Processing for Privacy

Trappe, W., Sankar, L., Poovendran, R., Lee, H. & Capkun, S., Oct 1 2015, In : IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing. 9, 7, p. 1173-1175 3 p., 7265126.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vulnerability Analysis and Consequences of False Data Injection Attack on Power System State Estimation

Liang, J., Sankar, L. & Kosut, O., Dec 25 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Scopus citations
2014

A rate-disortion perspective on local differential privacy

Sarwate, A. D. & Sankar, L., Jan 30 2014, 2014 52nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, Allerton 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 903-908 6 p. 7028550

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

16 Scopus citations

Cyber attacks on AC state estimation: Unobservability and physical consequences

Liang, J., Kosut, O. & Sankar, L., Oct 29 2014, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. October ed. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2014-October. 6939486

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

30 Scopus citations

New results on third-order coding rate for universal fixed-to-variable source coding

Kosut, O. & Sankar, L., Jan 1 2014, 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2689-2693 5 p. 6875322. (IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

13 Scopus citations
2013

Competitive privacy: Distributed computation with privacy guarantees

Sankar, L., Dec 1 2013, 2013 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, GlobalSIP 2013 - Proceedings. p. 325-328 4 p. 6736881. (2013 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, GlobalSIP 2013 - Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Discriminatory lossy source coding: Side information privacy

Tandon, R., Sankar, L. & Poor, H. V., Aug 28 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. 59, 9, p. 5665-5677 13 p., 6507243.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Signal processing for cybersecurity and privacy [from the guest editors]

Sankar, L., Trappe, W., Poor, H. V. & Debbah, M., 2013, In : IEEE Signal Processing Magazine. 30, 5, p. 14-15 2 p., 6582711.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2 Scopus citations

Smart meter privacy: A theoretical framework

Sankar, L., Raj Rajagopalan, S., Mohajer, S. & Vincent Poor, H., Jan 1 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. 4, 2, p. 837-846 10 p., 6308749.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

143 Scopus citations

The role of signal processing in meeting privacy challenges: An overview

Sankar, L., Trappe, W., Ramchandran, K., Poor, H. V. & Debbah, M., 2013, In : IEEE Signal Processing Magazine. 30, 5, p. 95-106 12 p., 6582707.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Universal fixed-to-variable source coding in the finite blocklength regime

Kosut, O. & Sankar, L., Dec 19 2013, 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, ISIT 2013. p. 649-653 5 p. 6620306. (IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

18 Scopus citations

Utility-privacy tradeoffs in databases: An information-theoretic approach

Sankar, L., Rajagopalan, S. R. & Poor, H. V., Jun 3 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security. 8, 6, p. 838-852 15 p., 6482222.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

150 Scopus citations
2012

Competitive privacy in the smart grid

Sankar, L., Kar, S. & Poor, H. V., Dec 1 2012, Conference Record of the 46th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, ASILOMAR 2012. p. 1554-1558 5 p. 6489289. (Conference Record - Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Distributed estimation in multi-agent networks

Sankar, L. & Poor, H. V., Oct 22 2012, 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory Proceedings, ISIT 2012. p. 329-333 5 p. 6284202. (IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory - Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Pricing mechanisms for cooperative state estimation

Belmega, E. V., Sankar, L., Poor, H. V. & Debbah, M., Jul 27 2012, 5th International Symposium on Communications Control and Signal Processing, ISCCSP 2012. 6217856. (5th International Symposium on Communications Control and Signal Processing, ISCCSP 2012).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations