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Conference Papers

  1. k-Subspaces with Missing Data
    Laura Balzano, Arthur Szlam, Benjamin Recht, and Robert Nowak. To appear at the Statistical Signal Processing workshop, August 2012. [ pdf ]

  2. Incremental Gradient on the Grassmannian for Online Foreground and Background Separation in Subsampled Video
    Jun He, Laura Balzano, and Arthur Szlam. The Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2012. [ pdf ] [ slides ]

  3. High-Rank Matrix Completion
    Laura Balzano, Brian Eriksson, and Robert Nowak. Proceedings of AI Stats, April 2012. [ pdf ] A complete report can be found here. A youtube video of my poster presentation of this work at the ITA workshop can be found here.

  4. Rank Minimization over Finite Fields
    Vincent Y. F. Tan, Laura Balzano, and Stark C. Draper. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), August 2011. [ pdf ]

  5. On the Success of Network Inference using a Markov Routing Model
    Laura Balzano, Robert Nowak, and Matthew Roughan. Proceedings of the International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), May 2011. [ pdf ] All proofs for the results can be found here, in the complete technical report.

  6. Column Subset Selection with Missing Data
    Laura Balzano, Robert Nowak, and Waheed Bajwa. Spotlight poster at the NIPS workshop on Low-Rank Methods for Large-Scale Machine Learning, December 2010. [ pdf ]

  7. Online Identification and Tracking of Subspaces from Highly Incomplete Information
    Laura Balzano, Robert Nowak, and Benjamin Recht. Proceedings of the Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, September 2010. [ pdf ][ arxiv ][ bibtex ]

  8. High-Dimensional Matched Subspace Detection when Data are Missing
    Laura Balzano, Benjamin Recht, and Robert Nowak. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), June 2010. [ pdf ][ arxiv ][ bibtex ]

  9. Blind Calibration of Sensor Networks
    Laura Balzano and Robert Nowak. Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), April 2007. [ pdf ][ bibtex ]

  10. Designing Wireless Sensor Networks as a Shared Resource for Sustainable Development
    Nithya Ramanathan, Laura Balzano, Deborah Estrin, Mark Hansen, Thomas Harmon, Jenny Jay, William Kaiser, Gaurav Sukhatme. International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, May 2006. (Presented as a poster) [ pdf ][ bibtex ]

Journal Papers

  1. Subspace Detection and Estimation from Highly Incomplete Information
    Laura Balzano, Robert Nowak, and Benjamin Recht. In preparation.

  2. Online Robust Subspace Tracking from Partial Information
    Jun He, Laura Balzano, and John C.S. Lui. In preparation. [ arxiv ]

  3. Rank Minimization over Finite Fields: Fundamental Limits and Coding-Theoretic Interpretations
    Vincent Y. F. Tan, Laura Balzano, and Stark C. Draper. Accepted to the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, November 2011. [ arxiv ]

  4. Sensor Network Data Fault Types
    Kevin Ni, Nithya Ramanathan, Nabil Hajj Chehade, Laura Balzano, Sheela Nair, Sadaf Zahedi, Eddie Kohler, Greg Pottie, Mark Hansen, and Mani B. Srivastava, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks vol. 5, no. 3 (2009).
    [ acm ] [ bibtex ]

  5. Reputation-based Framework for High Integrity Sensor Networks
    Saurabh Ganeriwal, Laura Balzano, and Mani B. Srivastava, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks vol. 4, no. 3 (2008). [ pdf ] [ bibtex ]

  6. Design, Analysis, and Implementation of DVSR: A Fair, High Performance Protocol for Packet Rings
    Violeta Gambiroza, Ping Yuan, Laura Balzano, Yonghe Liu, Stephen Sheafor, and Edward Knightly, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 12, no. 1 (2004). [ pdf ][ bibtex ]

Reports

  1. k-Subspaces with Missing Data
    Laura Balzano, Arthur Szlam, Benjamin Recht and Robert Nowak, University of Wisconsin Tech Report #ECE-11-02, February 2011. [ pdf ]

  2. Understanding Persistent Homology and Plex Using a Networking Dataset
    Laura Balzano and Jordan Ellenberg, October 2010. [ pdf ]

  3. On the Success of Network Topology Inference using a Markov Random Walk Model for Nested Routing Policies
    Laura Balzano, Robert Nowak, and Matthew Roughan, Tech Report # ECE-10-02, October 2010. [ pdf ]

  4. Rapid Deployment with Confidence: Calibration and Fault Detection in Environmental Sensor Networks
    Nithya Ramanathan, Laura Balzano, Marci Burt, Deborah Estrin, Eddie Kohler, Thomas Harmon, Charles Harvey, Jennifer Jay, Sarah Rothenberg and Mani Srivastava, CENS Tech Report #62, April 2006. [ pdf ]

Book Chapters

  1. Blind Calibration of Networks of Sensors: Theory and Applications
    Laura Balzano and Robert Nowak, Networked sensing information and control, Venkatesh Saligrama, editor. Springer 2008. [ pdf ]

Theses

  1. Handling Missing Data in High-Dimensional Subspace Modeling
    Laura Balzano, Ph.D. Thesis, May 2012. [ pdf ][ bibtex ]

  2. Addressing Fault and Calibration in Wireless Sensor Networks
    Laura Balzano, Masters Thesis, March 2007. [ pdf ][ bibtex ]