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Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP)
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The Real Time Streaming Protocol, or RTSP, is an application-level protocol for control over the delivery of data with real-time properties. Expand
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Parallel repetition in projection games and a concentration bound
  • A. Rao
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • STOC '08
  • 17 May 2008
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In a two player game, a referee asks two cooperating players (who are not allowed to communicate) questions sampled from some distribution and decides whether they win or not based on some predicate of the questions and their answers. Expand
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Information Equals Amortized Communication
  • M. Braverman, A. Rao
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Information Theory
  • 17 June 2011
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We show how to efficiently simulate the sending of a single message M to a receiver who has partial information about the message, so that the expected number of bits communicated in the simulation is close to the amount of additional information that the message reveals to the receiver. Expand
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A technique for dynamic updating of Java software
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We present a new software-based technique for dynamic updating of Java software that is completely defined at the program level. Expand
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Extractors for a constant number of polynomially small min-entropy independent sources
  • A. Rao
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • STOC '06
  • 21 May 2006
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We consider the problem of randomness extraction from independent sources. Expand
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Extractors for Low-Weight Affine Sources
  • A. Rao
  • Computer Science, Mathematics
  • 24th Annual IEEE Conference on Computational…
  • 15 July 2009
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We give polynomial time computable extractors for low-weight affince sources, with exponentially small error, a parameter that is important for the application of these extractors to cryptography. Expand
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Stochastic Block Model and Community Detection in Sparse Graphs: A spectral algorithm with optimal rate of recovery
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In this paper, we present and analyze a simple and robust spectral algorithm for the stochastic block model with $k$ blocks. Expand
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An Exposition of Bourgain's 2-Source Extractor
  • A. Rao
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Electron. Colloquium Comput. Complex.
  • 2007
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A construction of Bourgain [Bou05] gave the first 2-source extractor to break the min-entropy rate 1/2 barrier. Expand
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How to compress interactive communication
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We describe new ways to simulate 2-party communication protocols to get protocols with potentially smaller communication. Expand
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Toward Coding for Maximum Errors in Interactive Communication
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We show that it is possible to encode any communication protocol between two parties so that the protocol succeeds even if a (1/4 - ϵ) fraction of all symbols transmitted by the parties are corrupted adversarially, at a cost of increasing the communication in the protocol by a multiplicative factor that depends only on ϵ. Expand
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