Arun Pachai Kannu

Associate Professor

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  • Detection and Estimation in Wireless Communications.
  • Sparse Signal Processing: Theory and Applications.
  • Deep learning in Communications.

    Current Courses

  • Digital Signal Processing (Jan 2019) EE2004


  • A Jain, P Sarvepalli, S Bhashyam and A P Kannu, Algorithms for change detection with sparse signals , IEEE trans Signal Processing, Feb 2020 (accepted).
  • P Bawane and A P Kannu, Time varying sparse support Recovery , Elsevier Signal Processing, vol 161, Aug 2019.
  • A Manoj and A P Kannu, Channel Estimation Strategies for Multi-User mm Wave Systems, IEEE trans on Communication, vol 66, Nov 2018.
  • N J Myers and A P Kannu, Impact of channel estimation errors on single stream MIMO beamforming, IEEE Comm Letters, vol 21, June 2017.
  • N Lavanis, D Jalihal, A P Kannu, and S Bhashyam, Finite-SNR outage analysis of MIMO-channels with imperfect channel state information, Elsevier Physical Communications, vol 22, Mar 2017.
  • N Rajamohan, A Joshi and A P Kannu, Joint Block Sparse Signal Recovery Problem and Applications in LTE Cell Search , IEEE trans on Vehicular Technology, vol 66, Feb 2017.
  • N Rajamohan and A P Kannu, Downlink synchronization Techniques for Heterogeneous Cellular Networks, IEEE trans on Communication, vol 63, Nov 2015.
  • G Umashankar and A P Kannu, Throughput-optimal multi-slot sensing procedure for a cognitive radio , IEEE Comm Letters, vol 17, Dec 2013.
  • N Gowda and A P Kannu, Interferer identification in HetNets using Compressive Sensing Framework , IEEE trans Communications, vol 61, Nov 2013.
  • A P Kannu and P Schniter, On communications over unknown sparse multipath channels , IEEE trans Information theory, vol 57, Oct 2011.
  • A P Kannu and P Schniter, On the spectral efficiency of noncoherent doubly selective block fading channels, IEEE trans Information theory, vol 56, June 2010.
  • A P Kannu and P Schniter, Design and analysis of MMSE pilot aided block transmissions over doubly selective channels, IEEE trans Signal processing, vol 56, Mar 2008.
  • S Subramanian, V P Reuben, A P Kannu and T Sivanadyan, Performance of adaptive modulation techniques for Wireless Local Area Networks, IETE Technical Review, Sept 2004.

Conference Proceedings

  • A Manoj and A P Kannu, Sinusoidal signal estimation using generalized block OMP algorithm, Proc SPCOM, Bangalore, July 2018.
  • A Manoj and A P Kannu, Multi-use millimeter wave channel estimation using generalized block OMP algorithm, Proc SPAWC, Sapporo, Japan, July 2017.
  • V Singamasetty, N Nair, S Bhashyam and A P Kannu, Change Detection with unkwown post change parameters using Kiefer-Wolfowitz Method, Proc ICASSP, New Orleans, USA, Mar 2017.
  • S Ghosh and A P Kannu, Relay placement and spectrum sharing strategies for soft and fractional frequency reuses schemes , Proc NCC, Mumbai, Feb 2015.
  • A Joshi and A P Kannu, On recovery of block sparse signals from multiple measurements , Proc ICASSP, Florence, Italy, May 2014.
  • N Rajamohan and A P Kannu, Frame aligment and interference cancellation strategies for cell search in HetNets , Proc NCC, Delhi, Feb 2013.


  • A P Kannu, N Rajmohan and N Gowda, Downlink synchronization in heterogeneous cellular networks, filed for Indian patent, April 2014.
  • T Luo, A P Kannu, K Liu and P Gaal, Scrambling codes for secondary synchronization codes in wireless communication systems, US patent, 8503547 B2, Aug 2013.
  • T Luo, P Gaal, K Liu and A P Kannu, Secondary synchronization codebook for E-UTRAN, US patent 8009701 B2, Aug 2011.
  • V Rajendran, K Sundaresan, A P Kannu and S Subramanian,Access systems based on the OFDM transmission technique, Indian Patent 198873, 2006.

Books Authored

  • A P Kannu, " Mobile Broadband Communications: Theoretical principles and practical techniques, VDM Verlag Publishers, 2007.
  • R Misra and A P Kannu, " Sensing orders in multi-user cognitive radio networks", IGI Global publishers , 2014.
  • P Schniter, S Das, S J Hwang and A P Kannu, " Equalization of time varying channels", Academic Press, Elsevier , 2010.

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