Manoj M Prabhakaran
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Interests: Cryptography, Coding Theory, Complexity and Algorithms.
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Some Other Technical Writings
- Capacitance Estimation (Senior Thesis - 2000 with Prof. Abhiram Ranade)
- Proving Bounds on Conflict-Change in Configuration Spaces (2000)
- Visualizing LP Duality (2002)
- Invited to the Program Committee of Theory of Cryptography Conference (TCC) 2006 (Invitation accepted).
- Invitation to STOC'04 Special Issue of the SIAM Journal on Computing, for the
research paper "New Notions of Security: Universal Composability without Setups"
(joint work with Amit Sahai).
- Received the 2004-2005 IBM PhD Fellowship.
- Institute Gold Medalist, IIT Bombay, Class of 2000.
- Received the Maths Talent Search Scholarship awarded by the National
Board of Higher Mathematics (awarded to about 30 students annually).
- Received the National Talent Search Scholarship,
awarded to less than 1000 students annually, all over India.
- Placed in the top 0.2% of all examinees of JEE 1996, the
Joint Entrance Examination for admission to the IITs.
- Ranked first in the Secondary School Leaving Examination (conducted by
the Govt. of Kerala State, India), in 1994. More than half a million
students appeared for this examination.
- Ranked first in the Common Entrance Test, 1996, for admission into
Engineering colleges of Kerala State.
- Completed with distinction the Council of Scientific and Industrial
Research (CSIR, India) Golden Jubilee Fellowship Programme IV, December 1994.
- Developed a platform for experimenting with different Boosting Algorithms in Machine Learning (C++).
- Implemented a new algorithm for producing small grammar representations of strings (C++).
- Various course and lab projects in Databases (Java/JDBC/SQL), Operating Systems (Linux/Unix/DOS),
compilers (Optimizing compiler for C-like language), assembly programming, digital circuits
(VHDL, as well as hardware implementations), experience in other programming languages
including Prolog, LISP and Haskell.