Sanjoy K. Mitter: A Scholar, a Gentleman, and a Friend

  • Irvin C. Schick
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 518)

Abstract

Sanjoy Kumar Mitter was born on 9 December 1933 in Calcutta, India. His father, Subodh Chunder Mitter—son of Sir B.C. Mitter, the first Indian member of the Privy Council of Britain—was an electrical engineer educated at University College, London, and the founder of Mitter Industries. His mother, Protiva Mitter, was the daughter of Sir C.C. Ghose, justice of the Calcutta High Court.

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Doctoral Theses

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Master’s Theses

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Bachelor’s Theses

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Books

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Journal Papers

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  48. Mitter, S.K. “The Legacy of George Zames.” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control 43 (5), 1998. Google Scholar
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Book Chapters and Conference Papers

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Selected Invited Lectures

  1. “A Result in Linear System Theory,” Seventh Annual Allerton Conference, October 1969.Google Scholar
  2. “Control and Information Problems of Large Scale Systems,” four lectures at Institut de Recherche d’Informatique et d’Automatique, France, January 1970.Google Scholar
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  6. “Recent Results in Nonlinear Filtering,” 1978 Bordeaux Conference on Algebraic and Geometric Methods in Systems Theory, Bordeaux, France, September 1978.Google Scholar
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  8. “Optimal Control Theory,” Series of lectures at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, India, July and August 1979.Google Scholar
  9. Two lectures in the Annual Systems Theory and Operations Research Meeting, Luteren, Holland, January 14–16, 1981.Google Scholar
  10. Three lectures at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, School of Mathematics, Bombay, India, February 10–18, 1981.Google Scholar
  11. Six lectures on Nonlinear Filtering, CIME School on Nonlinear Filtering and Stochastic Control, Cortona, Italy, July 1–10, 1981.Google Scholar
  12. “Recent Developments in Filtering Theory,” Invited Lecture, Optimization Days, McGill University, Montréal, Canada, May 12, 1983.Google Scholar
  13. “Reflection Positive Gaussian Processes and Scattering Theory,” Meeting on Operator Theory and Systems Theory, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, November 17–19, 1983.Google Scholar
  14. “Stochastic Variational Problems,” International Conference on Stochastic Optimization, Kiev, USSR, September 10–15, 1984.Google Scholar
  15. “Markov Random Fields and Problems in Computational Vision,” 15th Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Nagoya, Japan, July 1985.Google Scholar
  16. “Stochastic Optimization Algorithms”, International Conference on Calculus of Variations and Control Theory in honor of L. Tonelli, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy, March 1986.Google Scholar
  17. Lectures at the Evolution Equation Half-Year Program, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy, January to June, 1987.Google Scholar
  18. “On Stochastic Quantization,” First International Conference on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Paris, July, 1987.Google Scholar
  19. “Stochastic Quantization,” Calculus of Variations and Stochastic Processes, a Conference in honor of Wendell H. Fleming, April 15–16, 1988.Google Scholar
  20. “Variational and Probabilistic Problems in Image Analysis, Part I and Part II,” Summer Program on Signal Processing, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 1988.Google Scholar
  21. “Some Mathematical Problems in Machine Vision,” invited plenary talk, Venice- 1/Symposium on Applied and Industrial Mathematics, October 1989.Google Scholar
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  23. “Perception, Cognition and Situated Action,” Plenary lecture, American Control Conference, San Francisco, June 2–4, 1993.Google Scholar
  24. “Recognition and Learning,” Plenary lecture in the Statistics Section, Indian Science Congress, Calcutta, India, January 1994.Google Scholar
  25. “Impulse Control and Hybrid Systems,” Conference in Honor of Professor George Zames’s 60th Birthday at McGill University, May 1994.Google Scholar
  26. “Pattern Recognition and Learning,” The Legacy of Norbert Wiener: A Centennial Symposium, M.I.T., October 8–14, 1994.Google Scholar
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  28. “Nonlinear Filtering Revisited,” Communications, Control, Signal Processing and Computation: an International Symposium at Stanford University on the occasion of Thomas Kailath’s 60th Birthday, June 1995.Google Scholar
  29. “The Limits of Universality in Problems of Inference,” International Conference on Control and Information, Hong Kong, June 5–9, 1995.Google Scholar
  30. “On Uniqueness of Solution to Filtering Equations,” The Mathematical Heritage of Norbert Wiener, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India, December 28–29, 1995.Google Scholar
  31. “Hybrid Systems, Logic and Mathematical Programming,” Plenary lecture, The Fifth IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Systems, Paphos, Cyprus, July 21–23, 1997.Google Scholar
  32. “On the Interaction between Information and Control,” MTNS 98, Padova, Italy, July 1998.Google Scholar
  33. “Real Time Information Theory,” IEEE Information Theory Workshop on Detection, Estimation, Classification, and Imaging, Santa Fe, New Mexico, February 1999.Google Scholar

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  1. 1.GTE InternetworkingBurlingtonUK
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