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PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapters:
  1. On Development of a Game Theoretic Model for Deception Based Security
    Satyaki Nan, Swastik Brahma, Charles Kamhoua, and Laurent Njilla
    Book Title: Modeling and Design of Secure Internet of Things, Wiley-IEEE Press (Accepted).

  2. Traffic Management in Wireless Sensor Networks
    Swastik Brahma, Mainak Chatterjee, and Shamik Sengupta
    Book Title: Wireless Sensors Technologies, Eds: I. Nikolaidis and K. Iniewski, CRC Press, 2013 (Invited).
Journals:
  1. Collaborative Human Decision-Making With Heterogeneous Agents
    Baocheng Geng, Xiancheng Cheng, Swastik Brahma, David Kellen and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, Accepted (To appear).

  2. Prospect Theoretic Utility Based Human Decision Making In Multiagent Systems
    Baocheng Geng, Swastik Brahma, Thakshila Wimalajeewa, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 68, pp. 1091-1104, 2020.

  3. Communication Network Topology Inference via Transfer Entropy
    Pranay Sharma, Donald J. Bucci, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 562-575, Jan.-March 2020.

  4. Optimal Auction Design With Quantized Bids for Target Tracking via Crowdsensing
    Nianxia Cao, Swastik Brahma, Baocheng Geng, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 847-857, Oct. 2019.

  5. Audit Bit Based Distributed Bayesian Detection in the Presence of Byzantines
    Wael Hashlamoun, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 643-655, Dec. 2018.

  6. Mitigation of Byzantine Attacks on Distributed Detection Systems using Audit Bits
    Wael Hashlamoun, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 18-32, March 2018.

  7. Data Falsification Attacks on Consensus-based Detection Systems
    Bhavya Kailkhura, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 145-158, March 2017

  8. Optimal Spectrum Auction Design with 2-D Truthful Revelations Under Uncertain Spectrum Availability
    V. Sriram Siddhardh (Sid) Nadendla, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 420-433, Feb. 2017.

  9. Optimal Auction Design With Quantized Bids
    Nianxia Cao, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Signal Processing Letters, To appear

  10. Strategic Power Allocation with Incomplete Information in the Presence of a Jammer
    Raghed El-Bardan, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 64, no. 8, pp. 3467-3479, Aug. 2016.

  11. Spectrum Bargaining: A Model for Competitive Sharing of Unlicensed Radio Spectrum
    Swastik Brahma and Mainak Chatterjee
    IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 257-272, Sept. 2015.

  12. Distributed Bayesian Detection in the Presence of Byzantine Data
    Bhavya Kailkhura, Yunghsiang S. Han, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 19, pp. 5250-5263, Oct. 1, 2015.

  13. Distributed Detection in Tree Networks: Byzantines and Mitigation Techniques
    Bhavya Kailkhura, Swastik Brahma, Berkan Dulek, Yunghsiang S. Han, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 10, no. 7, pp. 1499-1512, July 2015.

  14. Target Tracking via Crowdsourcing: A Mechanism Design Approach
    Nianxia Cao, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 63, no. 6, pp. 1464-1476, March 15, 2015.

  15. Asymptotic Analysis of Distributed Bayesian Detection with Byzantine Data
    Bhavya Kailkhura, Yunghsiang S. Han, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Signal Processing Letters, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 608-612, 2015

  16. Distributed Detection in Tree Topologies With Byzantines
    Bhavya Kailkhura, Swastik Brahma, Yunghsiang S. Han, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 62, no. 12, pp. 3208-3219, 2014

  17. Self-coexistence Among Interference-aware IEEE 802.22 Networks with Enhanced Air-interface
    Shamik Sengupta, Swastik Brahma, Mainak Chatterjee and Sai Shankar N.
    Elsevier Journal of Pervasive and Mobile Computing, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 454-471, 2013.

  18. Traffic Management in Wireless Sensor Networks: Decoupling Congestion Control and Fairness
    Swastik Brahma, Mainak Chatterjee, Kevin Kwiat and Pramod K. Varshney
    Elsevier Journal of Computer Communications, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 670-681, 2012.
Conferences:
  1. Game Theoretic Hardware Trojan Testing under Cost Considerations
    Swastik Brahma, Laurent Njilla, and Satyaki Nan
    Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec), (Accepted, 2021).

  2. Strategic Hardware Trojan Testing with Hierarchical Trojan Types
    Swastik Brahma, Satyaki Nan, and Laurent Njilla
    55th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), pp. 1-6, 2021.

  3. Mitigation of Jamming Attacks via Deception
    Satyaki Nan, Swastik Brahma, Charles A. Kamhoua, and Nandi O. Leslie
    IEEE 31st Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), London, United Kingdom, pp. 1-6, 2020.

  4. Redundancy-based Mitigation of Jamming Attacks
    Satyaki Nan, Swastik Brahma
    54th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), Princeton, NJ, USA, pp.1-6, 2020.

  5. Truthful Mechanism For Mobility Management in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Networks
    Baocheng Geng, Swastik Brahma, Pramod K. Varshney
    53rd Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers (ASILOMAR), Pacific Grove, CA, USA, pp. 401-405, 2019.

  6. Behavioral Cyber Deception: A Game and Prospect Theoretic Approach
    Satyaki Nan, Swastik Brahma, Charles A. Kamhoua, and Nandi O. Leslie
    IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Waikoloa, HI, USA, pp. 1-6, 2019.

  7. Optimization of Cyber System Survivability Under Attacks Using Redundancy of Components
    Qasem Abu Al-Haija and Swastik Brahma
    53rd Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), pp. 1-6, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2019.

  8. On Sybil-proof Optimal Auction Design for Crowdsensing
    Swastik Brahma and Eunice Michael
    Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA ASC), pp. 1174-1178, Honolulu, HI, USA, 2018.

  9. Towards the Design of Prospect-Theory based Human Decision Rules for Hypothesis Testing
    V. Sriram Siddhardh (Sid) Nadendla, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    54th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (ALLERTON), pp. 766-773, 2016.

  10. Charging State Aware Optimal Auction Design for Sensor Selection in Crowdsourcing Based Sensor Networks
    Nianxia Cao, Yanzhi Wang, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    19th International Conference on Information Fusion (FUSION), pp. 626-633, Heidelberg, 2016.

  11. Portfolio Theory based Sensor Selection in Wireless Sensor Networks with Unreliable Observations
    Nianxia Cao, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    50th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), pp. 454-459, 2016.

  12. Matching Theory for Cognitive Spectrum Allocation in Wireless Networks
    Raghed A. El-Bardan, Walid Saad, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    50th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), pp. 466-471, 2016.

  13. CSRS: Cyber Survive and Recover Simulator
    Swastik Brahma, Kevin Kwiat, Pramod Varshney, and Charles A Kamhoua
    IEEE High Assurance Systems Engineering Symposium (HASE), pp. 110-113, 2016.

  14. On ARQ-based Wireless Communication Systems in the Presence of a Strategic Jammer
    Raghed A. El-Bardan, V. S. Siddarth (Sid) Nadendla, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing Communications, Atlanta, GA, Dec. 2014.

  15. Diversity and System Security: A Game Theoretic Perspective
    Swastik Brahma, Kevin Kwiat, Pramod Varshney, and Charles A Kamhoua
    IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM), pp. 146-151, 6-8 Oct. 2014.

  16. Market based Sensor Mobility Management for Target Localization
    Nianxia Cao, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers (ASILOMAR), Pacific Grove, CA, Nov. 2014

  17. Towards Cloud Sensing Enabled Target Localization
    Nianxia Cao, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    52nd Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (ALLERTON), 2014

  18. On the Performance Analysis of Data Fusion Schemes with Byzantines
    Bhavya Kailkhura, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 7411-7415, 2014.

  19. Power Control with Jammer Location Uncertainty: A Game Theoretic Perspective
    Raghed A. El-Bardan, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    48th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), pp. 1-6, 2014.

  20. An Incentive-based Mechanism for Location Estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks
    Nianxia Cao, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), pp. 157-160, 2013.

  21. A bilateral-market based mechanism for spectrum allocation in cognitive radio networks
    V. Sriram Siddhardh (Sid) Nadendla, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE Intl. Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-Sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), pp. 444-447, 2013.

  22. A Game Theoretic Power Control Framework for Spectrum Sharing in Competitive Environments
    Raghed El-Bardan, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    47th Annual Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Systems and Computers (ASILOMAR), Pacific Grove, CA, pp. 1493-1497, Nov. 2013

  23. On Covert Data Falsification Attacks on Distributed Detection Systems
    Bhavya Kailkhura, Yunghsiang S. Han, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    International Symposium on Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT), pp. 412-417, 2013

  24. Optimal Distributed Detection in the Presence of Byzantines
    Bhavya Kailkhura, Swastik Brahma, Yunghsiang S. Han, and Pramod K. Varshney
    IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 2925-2929, 2013.

  25. Multi-path Routing in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks: A Mechanism Design Approach
    Swastik Brahma and Mainak Chatterjee
    IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pp. 2905-2909, 2013.

  26. Optimal Byzantine Attack on Distributed Detection in Tree based Topologies
    Bhavya Kailkhura, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications Workshops (ICNC-CPS), pp. 227-231, 2013

  27. An Auction based Mechanism for Dynamic Spectrum Allocation in Participatory Cognitive Radio Networks
    V. Sriram Siddhardh (Sid) Nadendla, Swastik Brahma, and Pramod K. Varshney
    50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (ALLERTON), pp. 2120-2126, 2012.

  28. Optimal Content Delivery in DSA Networks: A Path Auction based Framework
    Swastik Brahma, Pramod K. Varshney and Mainak Chatterjee
    IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), pp. 1843-1847, 2012.

  29. Spectrum Sharing in Secondary Networks: A Bargain Theoretic approach
    Swastik Brahma and Mainak Chatterjee
    IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), pp. 1331-1336, 2012.

  30. A Bayesian based Incentive-Compatible Routing Mechanism for Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks
    Swastik Brahma and Mainak Chatterjee
    IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), pp. 2781-2785, 2012.

  31. A Bargaining Framework for Fair Channel Allocation in Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks
    Swastik Brahma and Mainak Chatterjee
    IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2010, pp. 1-6. [PDF]

  32. Equilibrium Strategies for Interference Free Channel Access in Cognitive Radio based WRANs
    Swastik Brahma and Mainak Chatterjee
    International Conference on Adaptive and Self-Adaptive Systems and Applications (ADAPTIVE), 2010, pp. 27-32.

  33. Congestion Control and Fairness in Wireless Sensor Networks
    Swastik Brahma, Mainak Chatterjee and Kevin Kwiat
    IEEE PerSeNS, March 2010, pp. 413 - 418. [PDF]

  34. Mitigating Self-interference among IEEE 802.22 Networks: A Game Theoretic Perspective
    Swastik Brahma and Mainak Chatterjee
    IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2009, pp. 1-6. [PDF]

  35. Interference avoidance among IEEE 802.22 networks: A Game Theoretic Approach
    Swastik Brahma and Mainak Chatterjee
    IEEE Intl. Symp. on a World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WowMom), 2009, pp. 1-3 (Best PhD Forum Award).

  36. A game theoretic framework for distributed self-coexistence among IEEE 802.22 networks
    Shamik Sengupta, Rajarathnam Chandramouli, Swastik Brahma and Mainak Chatterjee
    IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2008, pp. 1-6 (Best Paper Award). [PDF]

  37. Enhancements to cognitive radio based IEEE 802.22 air-interface
    Shamik Sengupta, Swastik Brahma, Mainak Chatterjee and Sai Shankar N.
    IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), June 2007, pp. 5155-5160.