Shantanu Rane



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Publication Titles

Dissertation

S. Rane, Systematic Lossy Error Protection of Video Signals, Ph.D. dissertation, Stanford University, 2007 [pdf]

Journal and Magazine Articles

  1. P. Boufounos, H. Mansour, S. Rane, and A. Vetro, Dimensionality Reduction of Visual Features for Efficient Retrieval and Classification, APSIPA Transactions on Signal and Information Processing, Vol. 5, e14, July 2016. [link]

  2. S. Rane, Standardization of Biometric Template Protection, IEEE Multimedia Magazine, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 94--99, October 2014. [link]

  3. S. Rane, Y. Wang, S. C. Draper and P. Ishwar, Secure Biometrics: Concepts, Authentication Architectures, and Challenges, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Vol. 30, No. 5, pp. 51--64, September 2013. [link] [preprint]

  4. S. Rane and P. Boufounos, Privacy-Preserving Nearest Neighbor Methods, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 18--28, March 2013. [link] [preprint]

  5. M. Pathak, B. Raj, S. Rane and P. Smaragdis, Privacy-Preserving Speech Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 62--74, March 2013. [link] [preprint]

  6. Y. Wang, S. Rane, S. C. Draper and P. Ishwar, A Theoretical Analysis of Authentication, Privacy and Reusability Across Secure Biometric Systems, IEEE Trans. Information Forensics and Security, Vol. 7, No. 6, pp. 1825--1840, December 2012. [arXiv]

  7. S. Rane, P. Baccichet, and B. Girod, Systematic Lossy Error Protection of Video Signals, IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 18, No. 10, pp. 1347-1360, October 2008. [paper]

  8. P. Baccichet, S. Rane, and B. Girod, Systematic Lossy Error Protection based on H.264/AVC Redundant Slices and Flexible Macroblock Ordering, Journal of Zheijang University, Science A, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 727-736, May 2006. [paper]

  9. D. Rebollo-Monedero, S. Rane, A. Aaron, and B. Girod, High-Rate Quantization and Transform Coding with Side Information at the Decoder, EURASIP Signal Processing Journal, Special Issue on Distributed Source Coding, Invited paper, No. 86, pp. 3160-3179, November 2006. [paper]

  10. B. Girod, A. Aaron, S. Rane, D. Rebollo-Monedero, Distributed Video Coding, Proceedings of the IEEE, Special Issue on Advances in Video Coding and Delivery, Invited Paper, Vol. 93, No. 1, pp. 71-83, January 2005. [paper]

  11. S. Rane, M. Bertalmio, G. Sapiro, Structure and Texture Filling-in of missing image blocks for Wireless Transmission and for Compression Applications, IEEE Trans. Image Processing, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 296-303, March 2003. [paper]

  12. S. Rane, G. Sapiro, Evaluation of JPEG-LS, the new lossless and near-lossless still image compression standard, for Compression of High Resolution Elevation Data, IEEE Trans. Geosciences and Remote Sensing, Vol. 39, No. 10, pp. 2298-2306, October 2001. [paper]

Book Chapters

A. Vetro, S. C. Draper, S. Rane and J. S. Yedida, Securing Biometric Data, in Distributed Source Coding - Theory and Applications, P. L. Dragotti and M. Gastpar Eds., ISBN-13: 978-0-12-374485-2, Elsevier Academic Press, 2009. [Link]

Conference Papers

  1. J. Chakareski, I. Manohar, S. Rane, Matrix Factorization-Based Clustering Of Image Features For Bandwidth-Constrained Information Retrieval, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, Workshop on Emerging Multimedia Systems and Applications (ICME 2015), Seattle, USA, July 2016. (To appear) [paper]

  2. S. Rane, J. Freudiger, A. Brito, E. Uzun, Privacy, Efficiency and Fault Tolerance in Aggregate Computations on Massive Star Networks, IEEE Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS 2015), Rome, Italy, November 2015. [paper] [Errata: Reference [6] in the IEEE published version was incorrectly given as the ICDCS2014 paper by Leontiadis, Molva and Onen. The correct citation should have been the CANS2014 paper by Leontiadis, Elkhiyaoui and Molva. The PDF linked here contains the corrected citation.]

  3. Y. Wang, P. Ishwar and S. Rane, An Elementary Completeness Proof for Secure Two-Party Computation Primitives, IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW 2014), Hobart, New Zealand, November 2014. [paper]

  4. J. Freudiger, S. Rane, A. Brito, and E. Uzun, Privacy-Preserving Data Quality Assessment for High-Fidelity Data Sharing, ACM Workshop on Information Sharing and Collaborative Security, A Workshop of Computer and Computer Security Conference (CCS 2014), Scottsdale, AZ, November 2014. [paper]

  5. H. Mansour, S. Rane, P. Boufounos and A. Vetro, Video Querying via Compact Descriptors of Visually Salient Features, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2014), Paris, France, Invited Paper, October 2014. [paper]

  6. S. Rane and E. Uzun, A Fuzzy Commitment Approach to Privacy Preserving Behavioral Targeting, ACM Workshop on Security and Privacy in Mobile Environments (SPME 2014, A Mobicomm Workshop), Maui, Hawaii, September 2014. [paper]

  7. R. Naini, S. Rane and S. Ramalingam, A Vanishing Point-Based Global Descriptor for Manhattan Scenes, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2014), Florence, Italy, May 2014. [paper]

  8. Y. Wang, S. Rane and P. Ishwar, On Unconditionally Secure Multiparty Computation for Realizing Correlated Equilibria in Games, IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Austin, TX, December 2013. [paper]

  9. P. Boufounos and S. Rane, Embedding-based Representation of Signal Distances, IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Austin, TX, December 2013. [paper]

  10. S. Rane, P. Boufounos, and A. Vetro, Quantized Embeddings: An Efficient and Universal Nearest Neighbor Method for Cloud-based Image Retrieval, SPIE Optics and Photonics; Applications of Digital Image Processing, San Diego, CA, August 2013. [paper]

  11. Y. Wang, P. Ishwar and S. Rane, Information-theoretically Secure Three-Party Computation with One Corrupted Party, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2013), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2013. [arXiv]

  12. R. Garg and S. Rane, A Keypoint Descriptor for Alignment-Free Fingerprint Matching, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2013), Vancouver, Canada, May 2013. [paper]

  13. P. T. Boufounos and S. Rane, Efficient Coding of Signal Distances Using Universal Quantized Embeddings, Data Compression Conference (DCC 2013), Snowbird, UT, March 2013. [paper]

  14. B. -R. Lin, Y. Wang and S. Rane, "A Framework for Privacy Preserving Statistical Analysis on Distributed Databases", IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS 2012), Tenerife, Spain, December 2012. [paper]

  15. W. Puech, Z. Erkin, M. Barni, S. Rane, and R. L. Lagendijk, "Emerging Cryptographic Challenges in Image and Video Processing", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2012), Orlando, FL, October 2012, Invited Paper. [paper]

  16. S. Rane and W. Sun, An Attribute-based Framework for Privacy Preserving Image Querying, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2012), Orlando, FL, October 2012, Invited Paper. [paper]

  17. M. Li, S. Rane and P. Boufounos, Quantized Embeddings of Scale-Invariant Image Features for Mobile Augmented Reality, IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP 2012), Banff, Canada, September 2012. [ Top 10% paper award ] [paper]

  18. W. Sun and S. Rane, A Distance-Sensitive Attribute Based Cryptosystem for Privacy-Preserving Querying, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2012), Melbourne, Australia, July 2012. [paper]

  19. P. Boufounos and S. Rane, Secure Binary Embeddings for Privacy-Preserving Nearest Neighbors, IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS 2011), Iguazu Falls, Brazil, November 2011. [paper]

  20. Y. Wang, S. Rane, P. Boufounos and A. Vetro, Distributed Compression of Zerotrees of Wavelet Coefficients, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2011), Brussels, Belgium, October 2011. [paper]

  21. M. Pathak, S. Rane, W. Sun and B. Raj, Privacy-Preserving Probabilistic Inference with Hidden Markov Models, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2011), Prague, Czech Republic, May 2011. [paper]

  22. S. Rane, P. Boufounos, A. Vetro and Y. Okada, Low-complexity rate-efficient SAR raw data compression, SPIE Defense and Security, Algorithms for Synthetic Aparture Radar Imagery XVIII, Orlando, FL, April 2011. [paper]

  23. Y. Wang, S. Rane, S.C. Draper and P. Ishwar, An Information-Theoretic Analysis of Revocability and Reusability in Secure Biometrics, Workshop on Information Theory and its Applications (ITA 2011), San Diego, CA, February 2011. [paper] [Errata: (1) The mathematical statement in Definition 1 should be an inequality (less than or equal to) instead of an equality. The statement after the definition should read "upper bound" instead of "lower bound".]

  24. S. Rane and W. Sun, Privacy-Preserving String Comparisons based on Levenshtein Distance, IEEE Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS 2010), Seattle, WA, December 2010. [paper]

  25. S. Rane, Y. Wang, P. Boufounos and A. Vetro, Wyner-Ziv Coding of Multispectral Images for Space and Airborne Platforms, Picture Coding Symposium (PCS 2010), Nagoya, Japan, December 2010. [paper]

  26. M. Pathak, S. Rane and B. Raj, Multiparty Differential Privacy via Aggregation of Locally Trained Classifiers, Neural Information Processing Conference (NIPS 2010), Vancouver, BC. Canada, December 2010. [paper]

  27. S. Momcilovic, Y. Wang, S. Rane and A. Vetro, Toward Realtime Side Information Decoding on Multi-core Processors, IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP 2010), Saint Malo, France, October 2010. [paper]

  28. Y. Wang, S. Rane, W. Sun and P. Ishwar, On Unconditionally Secure Computation with Vanishing Communication Cost, 48th Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, October 2010. [paper]

  29. S. Rane, W. Sun and A. Vetro, Privacy-Preserving L1 Distance Computation for Multimedia Applications, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2010), Singapore, July 2010.[paper]

  30. A. Nagar, S. Rane, and A. Vetro, Privacy and Security of Features extracted from Minutiae Aggregates, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2010), Dallas, TX, March 2010. [paper]

  31. S. Das, S. Rane, and A. Vetro, Hiding Information Inside Structured Shapes, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2010), Dallas, TX, March 2010. [paper]

  32. A. Nagar, S. Rane, and A. Vetro, Alignment and Bit Extraction for Secure Fingerprint Biometrics, SPIE Conference on Electronic Imaging, Workshop on Biometric Security, Invited Paper, San Jose, CA, January 2010. [paper]

  33. Y. Wang, S. Rane, and A. Vetro, Leveraging Reliable Bits: ECC Design Considerations in Secure Biometrics, IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS), London, England, December, 2009. [paper]

  34. S. Rane, W. Sun and A. Vetro, Secure Distortion Computation among Untrusting Parties using Homomorphic Encryption, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2009), Cairo, Egypt, November, 2009.[paper]

  35. S. Rane, W. Sun and A. Vetro, Secure Function Evaluation based on Secret Sharing and Homomorphic Encryption, Invited Paper, 47th Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, October, 2009. [paper]

  36. W. Sun, and S. Rane, On Information Leakage during Secure Verification of Compatibility between Signals, 11th Canadian Workshop on Information Theory (CWIT 2009), Ottawa, Canada, May, 2009. [paper]

  37. A. Varna, S. Rane and A. Vetro, Data Hiding in Hard-Copy Text Documents Robust to Print, Scan and Photocopy Operations, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Taipei, Taiwan, April, 2009. [paper]

  38. G. Fraidenraich, Z. Xu, S. Rane and J. Cioffi, On Capacity of Frequency-Selective Multipath Channels with Path Correlations, 9th IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications, Recife, Brazil, July 6-9, 2008. [paper]

  39. Y. Sutcu, S. Rane, J. S. Yedidia, S. C. Draper, and A. Vetro, Feature Extraction for a Slepian-Wolf Biometric System using LDPC Codes, IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2008), pp. 2297-2301, Toronto, Canada, July 2008. [paper]

  40. Y. Sutcu, S. Rane, J. S. Yedidia, S. C. Draper, and A. Vetro, Feature Transformation for a Slepian-Wolf Biometric System based on Error Correcting Codes, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2008), Workshop on Biometrics, Anchorage, Alaska, June 2008. [paper]

  41. P. Baccichet, S. Rane, A. Chimienti, B. Girod, Robust Low-Delay Video Transmission Using H.264/AVC Redundant Slices and Flexible Macroblock Ordering, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2007), San Antonio, Texas, September 2007. [paper]

  42. S. Rane, D. Rebollo-Monedero, B. Girod, High-Rate Analysis of Systematic Lossy Error Protection of a Predictively Encoded Source, Data Compression Conference (DCC 2007), Snowbird, Utah, March 2007. [paper | slides]

  43. P. Baccichet, S. Rane, and B. Girod, Systematic Lossy Error Protection based on H.264/AVC Redundant Slices and Flexible Macroblock Ordering, Proceedings of the
    Packet Video Workshop, Hangzhou, China, April 2006. [paper | slides]

  44. S. Rane, P. Baccichet and B. Girod, Modeling and Optimization of a Systematic Lossy Error Protection based on H.264/AVC Redundant Slices, Picture Coding Symposium (PCS 2006), Beijing, China, April 2006. [paper | slides]

  45. S. Rane and B. Girod, Systematic Lossy Error Protection based on H.264/AVC Redundant Slices, SPIE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP 2006), San Jose, CA, USA, Vol. 6077, January 2006. [paper | slides]

  46. S. Rane, A. Aaron and B. Girod, Error-Resilient Video Transmission using Multiple Embedded Wyner-Ziv descriptions, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2005), Vol. 2, pp. 666-669, Genoa, Italy, September 2005. [paper | slides]

  47. X. Zhu, S. Rane and B. Girod, Systematic Lossy Error Protection for Video Transmission over Wireless Ad Hoc Networks, SPIE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP 2005), Vol. 5960, pp. 1849-1860, Beijing, China, July 2005. [paper]

  48. S. Rane and B. Girod, Systematic Lossy Error Protection versus Layered Coding with Unequal Error Protection, SPIE Image and Video Communications and Processing, Vol. 5685, San Jose, CA, USA, January 2005. [paper | slides]

  49. S. Rane and B. Girod, Analysis of Error-Resilient Video Transmission based on Systematic Source-Channel Coding, Picture Coding Symposium (PCS 2004), Invited Paper, San Francisco, CA, USA, December 2004. [paper | slides]

  50. D. Rebollo-Monedero, S. Rane and B. Girod, Wyner-Ziv Quantization and Transform Coding of Noisy Sources at High Rates, Asilomar Conference on Signals and Systems, Vol. 2, pp. 2084-2088, Pacific Grove, CA, USA, November 2004. [paper]

  51. S. Rane, A. Aaron, and B. Girod, Systematic Lossy Forward Error Protection for Error Resilient Digital Video Broadcasting - A Wyner-Ziv Coding Approach, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2004), Vol. 5, pp. 3101-3104, Singapore, October 2004. [paper | slides]

  52. A. Aaron, S. Rane and B. Girod, Wyner-Ziv coding with Hash-based Motion Compensation at the Receiver, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2004), Vol. 5, pp. 3097-3100, Singapore, October 2004. [paper]

  53. S. Rane, A. Aaron, and B. Girod, Systematic Lossy Forward Error Protection for Error Resilient Digital Video Broadcasting, SPIE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP 2004), Vol. 5308, San Jose, CA, USA, January 2004. [paper | slides]

  54. A. Aaron, S. Rane, E. Setton, and B. Girod, Transform-domain Wyner-Ziv Codec for Video, SPIE Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP 2004), Vol. 5308, San Jose, CA, USA, January 2004. [paper]

  55. A. Aaron, S. Rane, D. Rebollo-Monedero, and Bernd Girod, Systematic Lossy Forward Error Protection for Video Waveforms, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2003), Invited Paper, Vol. 1, pp. 6109-612, Barcelona, Spain, September 2003. [paper]

  56. A. Aaron, S. Rane, R. Zhang, and B. Girod, Wyner Ziv coding for Video: Applications to Compression and Error Resilience, Data Compression Conference (DCC 2003), pp. 93-102, Snowbird, UT, USA, March 2003. [paper]

  57. S. Rane, J. Remus, G. Sapiro, Wavelet Domain Reconstruction of Lost Blocks in Wireless Image Transmission, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2002), Poster, Vol. 1, pp. 309-312, Rochester, NY, USA, September 2002. [paper | poster]

  58. S. Rane, M. Bertalmio, G. Sapiro, Structure and Texture Filling-in of missing image blocks for Wireless Transmission and Compression, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2002), Poster, Vol. 1, pp. 317-320, Rochester, NY, USA, September 2002. [paper | poster]

Standardization Contributions [ H.264/AVC ]

  1. S. Rane, P. Baccichet and B. Girod, Systematic Lossy Error Protection based on H.264/AVC Redundant Slices, Document No. JVT-S025, 19th JVT meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, March 31-April 7, 2006. [ zip ]

  2. S.Rane, P. Baccichet and D. Y. Suh, Core Experiments on Parity Based Schemed for Error Resilience in H.264/AVC and SVC, Document No. JVT-S306, 19th JVT meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, March 31-April 7, 2006. [ zip ]

  3. S. Rane, P. Baccichet and B. Girod, Progress report on CE6: Systematic Lossy Error Protection based on H.264/AVC Redundant Slices and Flexible Macroblock Ordering, Document No. JVT-T093, 20th JVT meeting, Klagenfurt, Austria, July 15-21, 2006. [ zip ]

  4. P. Baccichet, S. Rane and D. Y. Suh, Core Experiment 9 on Error Resilience Schemes for H.264/AVC and SVC, Document No. JVT-T309, 20th JVT meeting, Klagenfurt, Austria, July 15-21, 2006. [ zip ]

  5. S. Rane, P. Baccichet and B. Girod, Progress report on CE9: Systematic Lossy Error Protection based on H.264/AVC Redundant Slices , Document No. JVT-U057, 21st JVT meeting, Hangzhou, China, October 21-26, 2006. [ zip ]

  6. R. Cohen, S. Rane, H. Sun and A. Vetro, Low Complexity Embedding of Information in Transform Coefficients, Document No. JCTVC-E428, 5th JCT-VC meeting, Geneva, Switzerland, March 16-23, 2011. [ doc ]

Standardization Contributions [ Biometrics ]

  1. S. Rane, Secure Biometrics: Principles, Implementation and Metrics, An informational presentation to M1.5, INCITS/M1 meeting, Morgantown, WV, April 2010. Also presented to the ISO/SC37 Subcommittee on Biometrics, Melaka, Malaysia, July 2010.

  2. S. Rane, Performance Evaluation of Biometric Template Protection Systems, A technical contribution to M1.5, INCITS/M1 meeting, Gaithersburg, MD, April 2012.