Publications and Patents

Recent Publications:

  1. Z. Sasindran and S. S. Garani, “Modeling Ornaments in Carnatic Music Signals via Wavelets”, in IEEE Asilomar Conf. on Signals, Syst., and Comput., 2020.
  2. A. Mondal, S. S. Garani, “Efficient Hardware Design Architectures for BCH Product Codes in the Frequency Domain”, in IEEE Intl. Midwest Symp. on Circuits and Syst. (MWSCAS), 2020.
  3. P. Gowgi and S. S. Garani, “Hessian-based Bounds on Learning Rate for Gradient Descent Algorithms”, in IEEE Int. Joint Conf. on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Glasgow, UK, July 2020.
  4. P. J. Nadkarni and S. S. Garani, “Photonic Architecture of Entanglement Assisted Binary Quantum Tensor Product Codes,” in Frontier in Optics, Washington D.C., Sep. 2019.
  5. A. Machireddy and S. S. Garani, “Guessing the Code: Learning Encoding Mappings Using the Back-Propagation Algorithm”, in IEEE Int. Joint Conf. on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Budapest, Hungary, July 2019.
  6. P. J. Nadkarni and S. S. Garani, “Entanglement Assisted Quantum Reed-Solomon Codes,” in Information Theory and Applications Workshop 2019, San Diego, February 2019.
  7. P. J. Nadkarni and S. S. Garani, “Encoding of quantum stabilizer codes over qudits with d = p^k,” in Quantum Communication and Information Technology Workshop, IEEE GLOBECOM, Abu Dhabi, December 2018.


Journal Special Issue (Editorial):

  1. IEEE J-SAC 2016 – Channel Modeling, Coding and Signal Processing for Novel Physical Memory Devices and Systems (


Recent Publications:

  1. P. J. Nadkarni, A. Raina, and S. S. Garani, “Modified graph-state codes for single-node recovery in quantum distributed storage”, in Physical Review A, vol. 102, no. 6, article 62430, Dec. 2020, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevA.102.062430.
  2. P. J. Nadkarni and S. S. Garani, “Coding Analog of Superadditivity Using Entanglement-Assisted Quantum Tensor Product Codes Over F_{p^k}”, in IEEE Trans. on Quantum Eng., vol. 1, pp. 1-17, 2020, article 2101417, doi: 10.1109/TQE.2020.3027035.
  3. A. Raina and S. S. Garani, “Quantum channels over graph states using generalized measurement-based quantum computation framework”, Quantum Info. Proc. vol. 19,  article 94,  Feb. 2020.
  4. A. Raina, P. J. Nadkarni, and S. S. Garani, “Recovery of quantum information from a node failure in a graph”, Quantum Info. Proc., vol. 19, article 70, Feb. 2020. (DOI:10.1007/s11128-019-2564-3)
  5. S. Roy and S. S. Garani, “Two-Dimensional Algebraic codes for Multiple Burst Error Correction”, IEEE Comm. Letters, vol. 23, no. 10, pp. 1684-1687, Oct. 2019.
  6. A. Raina and S. S. Garani, “Recovery from an eavesdropping attack on a qubit of a graph state”, Quantum Info. Proc., vol. 18, no. 9, article 274, Sep. 2019.
  7. S. S. Garani and H. Seshadri, “An Algorithmic Approach to South Indian Classical Music “, in J. of Math. and Music, May 2019.



  1. Reed Solomon decoder and decoding methods, United States Patent No. 10,439,643, with S. Thattimattala and V. K. Yalamaddi, Sep. 2019.
  2. Method and apparatus for joint adaptation of two-/multi- dimensional equalizer and partial response target, United States Patent No. 10,026,441, with Chaitanya Kumar Matcha and Arnab Dey, Jul. 2018.
  3. Identifying a defect in a data-storage medium, United States Patent No. 9,324,370, with Sivagnanam Parthasarathy, 2016.
  4. Method and system for monitoring data channel to enable use of dynamically adjustable LDPC coding parameters in a data storage system, Patent No. 9,214,963, with Kent D. Anderson, Anantha Raman Krishnan, Guangming Lu, Shafa Dahandeh and Andrew J. Tomlin, Dec. 2015.
  5. Systems and methods for improved encoding of data in data storage devices, Patent No. 9,203,434, Shayan G. Srinivasa, Dec. 2015.
  6. Decoding data stored in solid-state memory, Patent No. 8,990,668, with Anantha Raman Krishnan and Kent Anderson, Mar. 2015.
  7. Data storage device tracking log-likelihood ratio for a decoder based on past performance, Patent No. 8,856,615, with Anantha Raman Krishnan, Kent Anderson and Shafa Dahandeh, Oct. 2014.
  8. Methods and devices for joint two-dimensional self-iterating equalization and detection, Patent No. 8,760,782, with Yiming Chen, June 2014.
  9. Constrained on-the-fly interleaver address generation, Patent No. 8,625,220, with Sivagnanam Parthasarathy and Sudha Thipparthi, Jan. 2014.
  10. Methods and devices for two-dimensional iterative multi-track based MAP detection, Patent No. 8,582,223, with Yiming Chen, Nov. 2013.
  11. Encoding apparatus, system and method using LDPC codes, Patent No. 8,397,125, Shayan G. Srinivasa, Mar. 2013.
  12. Adaptive data dependent noise prediction, Patent No. 8,290,102, with Mustafa Kaynak, Stefano Valle and Sivagnanam Parthasarathy, 2012.
  13. Interlaced iterative system design for 1K-byte block with 512 byte LDPC code words, Patent No. 8,255,768, with Xinde Hu, Sivagnanam Parthasarathy, Anthony Weathers and Richard Barndt, 2012.
  14. Channel constrained code aware interleavers, Patent No. 8,055,973, with Nicholas Richardson and Xinde Hu, 2011.