manuscripts journals theses book chapters conferences patents


A. Juels, R. Pappu, and B. Parno, Unidirectional Key Distribution Across Time and Space with Applications to RFID Security, Submitted to USENIX Security 2008 (pdf)

    Preprint available at IACR's eprint archive

Y. Maguire, R. Pappu, An Optimal Q-Algorithm For ISO 18000-6C UHF RFID, Submitted to IEEE Transactions in Automation Science and Engineering, January 2007.

refereed journal publications

W. Plesniak, M. Halle, V.M. Bove, J. Barabas, R. Pappu, Reconfigurable Image Projection Holograms, Journal of Optical Engineering, November 2006. (pdf)

S. Garfinkel, A. Juels, R. Pappu, RFID Privacy: An Overview of Problems and Proposed Solutions, IEEE Security and Privacy, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp. 34-43, May-June 2005. (pdf)

W. Plesniak, R. Pappu, and S. Benton, Haptic Holography: A Primitive Computational Plastic, Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 91, No. 9, pp. 1443-1456, September 2003. (pdf)

R. Pappu, B. Recht, J. Taylor, N. Gershenfeld, Physical One-Way Functions, Science, vol. 297, pp. 2026-2030, 20 September 2002. (pdf)

O. Omojola, E. R. Post, M. D. Hancher, Y. Maguire, R. Pappu, B. Schoner, P. R. Russo, R. Fletcher, and N. Gershenfeld, An installation of interactive furniture, IBM Systems Journal, Volume 39, Numbers 3 & 4, 2000. (pdf)

P. Gandhi, S. S. Rao, and R. Pappu, Wavelets for waveform coding of digital symbols, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 1997. (pdf)

R. Pappu, Nonuniformly sampled computer-generated holograms, Journal of Optical Engineering, June 1996. (pdf)


R. Pappu, Physical One-Way Functions, Ph.D. dissertation, MIT, 2001. (pdf)

R. Pappu, Minimum Pixel Holograms, M.S. thesis, MIT, 1995. (pdf)

R. Pappu, Applications of Wavelets in Signal Processing and Communications, M.S. thesis, Villanova University, 1993.

R. Pappu, Triple Correlations, B.S. thesis, Osmania University, 1991.

book chapters

W. Plesniak, R. Pappu, J. Underkoffler, M. Lucente, P. St. Hilaire, Computational Display Holography, To appear in Holographic Imaging, S. A. Benton and V. M. Bove, March 2007.

W. Plesniak, R. Pappu, and S. Benton, Tangible, Dynamic Holographic Images, Three-Dimensional Holographic Imaging, eds: C. J. Kuo and M. H. Tsai, John Wiley & Sons, 2002. (pdf)

conference papers and technical reports

R. Pappu, Physical One-Way Functions, CryptoBytes Technical Newsletter, RSA Laboratories, Vol. 6, No. 2, Summer 2003. (pdf)

A. Juels, R. Pappu, Squealing Euros: Privacy Protection in RFID-enabled banknotes, Proceedings of the Financial Cryptography '03 conference, 2003. (pdf)

M. Reynolds, J. Richards, S.Pathare, H. Tsai, Y. Maguire, R. Post, R. Pappu, B. Schoner, Multi-Band, Low-Cost EPC Tag Reader, AutoID Center Tech Report MIT-AUTOID-WH- 0121, 2002. (pdf)

Plesniak, W., Pappu, R., Spatial interaction with haptic holograms, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems (ICMCS'99), June 1999. (pdf)

R. Pappu and P. Beardsley, A qualitative approach to classifying gaze direction, Proceedings of the Third IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Nara, Japan, 1998. (pdf)

W. Plesniak and R. Pappu, Coincident display using haptics and holographic video, Proceedings of ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Los Angeles, 1998. (pdf)

R. Pappu and W. Plesniak, Haptic interaction with holographic video images, Proceedings of the IS&T/SPIE's Symposium on Electronic Imaging, Practical Holography XII, San Jose, 1998. (pdf)

R. Pappu, C. Sparrell, J. Underkoffler, A. Kropp, B. Chen, and W. Plesniak, A generalized pipeline for preview and rendering of synthetic holograms, Proceedings of the IS&T/SPIE's Symposium on Electronic Imaging, Practical, Holography XI, San Jose, 1997. (pdf)

M. E. Lucente, R. Pappu, C. J. Sparrell, S. A. Benton, Progress in holographic video with the acousto-optical modulator display, Proc. SPIE Vol. 2577, p. 2-7, International Conference on Applications of Optical Holography, Toshio Honda; Ed., 1995

P. St.-Hilaire, M. E. Lucente, J. D. Sutter, R. Pappu, C. J. Sparrell, S. A. Benton, Scaling up the MIT holographic video system, Proc. SPIE Vol. 2333, p. 374-380, Fifth International Symposium on Display Holography, Tung H. Jeong; Ed., 1995.

S. Benton and R. Pappu, Minimum Pixel Holograms, Proceedings of the IS&T/SPIE's Symposium on Electronic Imaging, Practical Holography IX, San Jose, 1995. (pdf)

P. Gandhi, S. S. Rao, and R. Pappu, Wavelets for baseband coding of waveforms, Proceedings of the IEEE GLOBECOM 1994. (pdf)

P. Gandhi, S. S. Rao, and R. Pappu, On Waveform Coding Using Wavelets, Proceedings of the IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 1993. (pdf)

S. S. Rao and R. Pappu, Hierarchical Wavelet Neural Networks, Proceedings of the IEEE SP Workshop on Neural Networks for Signal Processing, 1993. (pdf)

S. S. Rao and R. Pappu, Nonlinear Time Series Prediction Using Wavelet Networks, Proceedings of the World Congress on Neural Networks, 1993.


US Patent 7075412, Method and apparatus for operating a radio device, 2006. (link)

US Patent 6584214, Identification and verification using 3D features, 2003. (link)

US Patent 6211848, Dynamic Holographic Video with Haptic Interaction, 2001. (link)



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