Recent Publications


  1. A Bansal, V Sorge, M Balakrishnan, A Aggarwal, "Towards Semantically Enhanced Audio Rendering of Equations", International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 30-37, July 2022, Italy

  2. V Upadhyay, M Balakrishnan, "Monocular Localization Using Invariant Image Feature Matching to Assist Navigation", International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 178-186, July 2022, Italy

  3. V Upadhyay, T Bhatnagar, C Holloway, PVM Rao, M Balakrishnan, "Can route previews amplify building orientation for people with visual impairment?", International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 187-196, July 2022, Italy

  4. S Juyal, S Sharma, N Jadhav, V Sorge, M Balakrishnan, "Making Equations Accessible in Scientific Documents" International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, 22-29, July 2022, Italy

  5. V Upadhyay, M Balakrishnan, "Inclusive Framework for Indoor Accessibility in Low Resource Settings for Persons with Visual Disability" California State University, Northridge, CSUN - 2022, March 2022,

  6. A Sobti, V Mavi, M Balakrishnan, C Arora, "VmAP: A Fair Metric for Video Object Detection" Proceedings of the 29th ACM International Conference on Multimedia, 2224-2232, 2021

  7. S Goel, M Balakrishnan, R Sen, "EnergyNN: Energy Estimation for Neural Network Inference Tasks on DPU" 31st International Conference on Field-Programmable Logic, 2021

  8. V Upadhyay, M Balakrishnan, "Accessibility of Healthcare Facility for Persons with Visual Disability", IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, 2021

  9. M Balakrishnan, "ASSISTECH: An Accidental Journey into Assistive Technology", A Journey of Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems, 57-77, 2021

  10. Solomon Abera, M Balakrishnan and Anshul Kumar, "Performance-Energy Trade-off in Modern CMPs", ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization December 2020, Article No.: 3, pp. 3:1-3:25,

  11. Akashdeep, M Balakrishnan, Volker Sorge, "Evaluating Cognitive Complexity of Algebraic Equations", Journal on Technology and Persons with Disabilities Santiago, J. (Eds), 36th CSUN Conference, Virtual conference, 6-14 March 2021 36th CSUN Conference, March 2021

  12. Shikha Goel, Rajesh Kedia, M. Balakrishnan and Rijurekha Sen, "INFER: INterFerence-aware Estimation of Runtime for Concurrent CNN Execution on DPUs", FPT 2020, 9-11 Dec. 2020, pp. 66-71, Maui, Hawaii, USA

  13. R Kedia, S Goel, M Balakrishnan, K Paul, R Sen, "Design space exploration of fpga-based system with multiple DNN accelerators", IEEE Embedded Systems Letters 13 (3), 114-117, 2020

  14. Akashdeep, M Balakrishnan and Volker Sorge, Comprehensive Accessibility of Equations by Visually Impaired”, SIGACCESS Newsletter, Issue 126, Jan 2020

  15. R Devadoss, K Paul, M Balakrishnan, "Equivalence Checking and Compaction of n-input Majority Terms Using Implicants of Majority", Journal of Electronic Testing 35 (5), Springer, Oct 2019, pp. 679-694

  16. Rajesh Kedia, M. Balakrishnan, and Kolin Paul, "Work-in-Progress: A case for design space exploration of context-aware adaptive embedded systems", CODES+ISSS, Oct. 2019

  17. Anupam Sobti, M. Balakrishnan and Chetan Arora, "Multi-sensor Energy Efficient Obstacle Detection", Euromicro DSD 2019, Chalkidiki, Greece, 28-30 Aug 2019, pp 19-26

  18. Rajesh Kedia, M. Balakrishnan and Kolin Paul "GRanDE: Graphical representation and design space exploration of embedded systems" Euromicro DSD 2019, Chalkidiki, Greece, 28-30 Aug 2019, pp 4-12

  19. R Gupta, PVM Rao, M Balakrishnan, S Mannheimer, "Evaluating the Use of Variable Height in Tactile Graphics", 2019 IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC), Montreal, Canada, 3-6 July 2019, pp. 121-126

  20. S Holani, A Bansal, M Balakrishnan, "Pushpak: Voice Command-based eBook Navigator", Proceedings of the 16th Web For All, May 2019

  21. SP Chowdhary, D Manocha, M Balakrishnan, A Bansal, H Garg, "Making Legacy Digital Content Accessible at Source", Proceedings of the 16th Web For All, May2019

  22. SA Bekele, M Balakrishnan, A Kumar, "ML guided energy-performance trade-off estimation for uncore frequency scaling", 2019 Spring Simulation Conference (SpringSim), 1, 2019

  23. R Devadoss, K Paul, M Balakrishnan, "Majority Logic: Prime Implicants and n-Input Majority Term Equivalence", 2019 32nd International Conference on VLSI Design, Jan 2019

  24. SM Adhepalli, P Sapra, S Agrawal, P Chanana, M Balakrishnan, "FPGA-Based Controllers for Compact Low Power Refreshable Braille Display", IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI), 632-637, July 2018

  25. G Ananthanarayanan, SR Sarangi, M Balakrishnan, "Task Assignment Algorithms for Multicore Platforms with Process Variations", Journal of Low Power Electronics 14 (2), 302-317, June 2018

  26. Manshul Belani, Dinesh Kaushal, Manish Agrawal and M Balakrishnan, "DescribeIt: Making web images more accessible with NVDA", CSUN 2018, March 2018, San Diego

  27. Richa Gupta, Steven Mannheimer, M Balakrishnan and PVM Rao, "Basic Identity Tags (BITs) in tactile perception of 2D shape", The Journal on Technology and Persons with Disabilities, 103 – 116, Mar 2018 (Also presented in CSUN 2018, March 2018, San Diego)

  28. Anupam Sobti, Chetan Arora and M. Balakrishnan, "Object Detection in Real-Time Systems: Going Beyond Precision", WACV 2018, March 2018, Lake Tahoe, USA

  29. Solomon Abera Bekele, M. Balakrishnan and Anshul Kumar, "Performance-Energy Trade-off in CMPs with Per-Core DVFS", April 2018, International Conference on Architecture of Computing Systems, Braunschweig, Springer, Cham

  30. Mansureh Shahraki Moghaddam, M Balakrishnan and Kiyoung Choi, "Optimal mapping of program overlays onto many-core platforms with limited memory capacity", Design Automation for Embedded Systems, Springer U, Dec 2017, Vol 21, No. 3-4, pp. 173-194.

  31. Varan Gupta, Pulkit Sapra, Suman Muralikrishnan, M Balakrishnan, PVM Rao, "Design and Comparative Analysis of Linear Guides for Refreshable Braille Displays", Aug 2017, ASME 2017 IDETC&CIE, Cleveland, DETC2017-68308, pp. V05BT08A030-V05BT08A030

  32. Pulkit Sapra, Ankit Kumar Parsurampuria, Suman Muralikrishnan, Varan Gupta, H Karthikeyan, K Bhagavatheesh, Arun Venkatesan, Sashikumar Valiyaveetil, M Balakrishnan, PVM Rao, "Refreshable Braille Display Using Shape Memory Alloy With Latch Mechanism", Aug 2017, ASME 2017 IDETC&CIE, Cleveland, DETC2017-68311, pp. V009T07A040-V009T07A040 (Best Paper Award)

  33. Piyush Chanana, Rohan Paul, M Balakrishnan, PVM Rao, "Assistive technology solutions for aiding travel of pedestrians with visual impairment", Aug 2017, Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering, SAGE Publications, vol. 4, pp. 2055668317725993

  34. Solomon Abera, M Balakrishnan, Anshul Kumar, "PLSS: A Scheduler for Multi-core Embedded Systems", April 2017, International Conference on Architecture of Computing Systems, Vienna, Springer, Cham, pp. 164-176

  35. Rajesh Kedia, KK Yoosuf, Pappireddy Dedeepya, Munib Fazal, Chetan Arora, M Balakrishnan, "MAVI: An Embedded Device to Assist Mobility of Visually Impaired", 30th International Conference on VLSI Design and 2017 16th International Conference on Embedded Systems (VLSID), 2017, Hyderabad, India, IEEE, Jan 2017, pp. 213-218

  36. B Sharat Chandra Varma, Kolin Paul, M Balakrishnan, Dominique Lavenier, "Hardware acceleration of de novo genome assembly", International Journal of Embedded Systems, Inderscience Publishers (IEL), Vol. 9, Issue 1, 2017, pp. 74-89

  37. Richa Gupta, M Balakrishnan, PVM Rao, "Tactile Diagrams for the Visually Impaired", IEEE Potentials, IEEE, Jan 2017, Vol 36, No. 1, pp. 14-18