Dr. Dušan Jakovetić

Affiliation

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Informatics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia

Email

                dusan.jakovetic@dmi.uns.ac.rs

Address

Department of Mathematics and Informatics, New Building, Second Floor, Room 1

Trg Dositeja Obradovica 3, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia

Research interests

                Algorithms and systems for distributed optimization, inference, learning, and data analytics, and their applications.

Education

                Ph. D., Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2013

                Ph. D., Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, 2013

                Dipl. Ing. (5 years degree), School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, 2007

Experience

                Assistant Professor, Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, 2015-present

Visiting Researcher, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, June 2017-August 2017

Visiting Researcher, University of Ghent, Belgium, June 2015

                Senior Researcher, BioSense Institute, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2013-2015

                Postdoctoral Researcher, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2013-October 2013

                Graduate Research Assistant (PhD student, Teaching Assistant), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2009-2011

                Graduate Research Assistant (PhD student), Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal, 2007-2009 + 2011-2013

Teaching

                Distributed optimization with applications (master-level; data science master program, https://www.pmf.uns.ac.rs/en/studies/study-programs/master-of-science-in-applied-mathematics-data-science/)

                Statistical theory for learning and signal processing (master-level; data science)

                Mathematical modeling seminar (master-level; data science and applied mathematics, https://www.dmi.uns.ac.rs/files/722/primenjena_matematika_mb.pdf)

                Signals and systems (master-level; data science)

Projects

EU H2020 project “I-BiDaaS: Industrial-Driven Big Data as a Self-Service Solution”; duration: 2018-2020; scientific and technical manager of the project

Interreg IPA Cross-border Cooperation program Croatia – Serbia project: “RealForAll: Real-time measurements and forecasting for successful prevention and management of seasonal allergies in Croatia-Serbia cross-border region”; duration 2017-2020; experienced researcher

“Numerical methods, simulations, and applications”, Serbian Ministry of Education, Science, and Technological development; duration 2011-to date; experienced researcher

Awards

Dr. Zoran Djindjic special award for a young researcher with outstanding contributions to science in 2017, awarded by the Provincial Government of Vojvodina, Serbia; 2017

A. G. Milnes award, Carnegie Mellon University, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, “presented to an ECE doctoral student or students for Ph.D. thesis work judged to be of the highest quality and which is likely to have significant impact in his or her field;” 2014

Claire, MM 1965, and John Bertucci, E 1963, TPR 1965, Fellowship in Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering; 2012

Publications

Journal papers (submitted/accepted/published)

·         A.K. Sahu, D. Jakovetic, D. Bajovic, S. Kar, „Communication Efficient Distributed Weighted Non-Linear Least Squares Estimation,“ submitted, March 2018

·         A.K. Sahu, D. Jakovetic, S. Kar, “CIRFE: A Distributed Random Fields Estimator”, submitted, February 2018

·         A.K. Sahu, D. Jakovetic, S. Kar, “Communication Optimality Trade-offs For Distributed Estimation”, submitted, January 2018

·         B. Sikoparija, O. Marko, M. Panic, D Jakovetic, P Radisic, „How to prepare a pollen calendar for forecasting daily pollen concentrations of Ambrosia, Betula and Poaceae?“, Aerobiologia, 1-15 D, 2018

·         D. Bajović, D. Jakovetic, N. Krejic, N. Krklec Jerinkic, „Parallel Stochastic Line Search Methods with Feedback for Minimizing Finite Sums“, submitted, 2017

·         D. Jakovetic „A Unification and Generalization of Exact Distributed First Order Methods“, submitted, 2017

·         D. Bajovic, D. Jakovetic, N. Krejic, N. Krklec Jerinkic, „Distributed second order methods with variable number of working nodes“, submitted, 2017

·         D. Bajovic, D. Jakovetic, N. Krejic, N. Krklec Jerinkic, „Newton-like Method with Diagonal Correction for Distributed Optimization,“ SIAM Journal on Optimization, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 1171-1203, 2017

·         F. K. van Evert, S. Fountas, D. Jakovetic, V. Crnojevic, I. Travlos, C. Kempenaar, „Big Data for weed control and crop protection,“ Weed Research, vol. 57, no. 4, pp. 218-233, August 2017

·         D. Jakovetic, D. Bajovic, N. Krejic, and N. Krklec Jerinkic, “Distributed Gradient Methods with Variable Number of Working Nodes,” IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, vol. 64, no. 15, pp. 4080-4095, 2016

·         D. Vukobratovic, D. Jakovetic, V. Skachek, D. Bajovic, D. Sejdinovic, G. Karabulut-Kurt, C. Hollanti, and I. Fischer, “CONDENSE: A Reconfigurable Knowledge Acquisition Architecture for Future 5G IoT,” IEEE Access 4, pp. 3360-3378, 2016

·         D. Jakovetic, J. M. F. Moura, and J. Xavier, “Linear Convergence Rate of a Class of Distributed Augmented Lagrangian Algorithms ,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 60, no. 4, pp. 922 - 936, April 2015

·         D. Jakovetic, D. Bajovic, D. Vukobratovic, and V. Crnojevic, “Cooperative Slotted Aloha for Multi-Base Station Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 63, no. 4, pp. 1443 - 1456, April 2015

·         D. Jakovetic, J. Xavier and J. M. F. Moura, “Convergence Rates of Distributed Nesterov-like Gradient Methods on Random Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 868 - 882, February 2014

·         D. Jakovetic, J. Xavier, and J. M. F. Moura, “Fast distributed gradient methods,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 1131 - 1146, May 2014

·         D. Bajovic, D. Jakovetic, J. M. F. Moura, J. Xavier, and B. Sinopoli, “Large Deviations Performance of Consensus+Innovations Distributed Detection with non-Gaussian Observations,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 11, pp. 5987-6002, November 2012

·         D. Jakovetic, J. M. F. Moura, and J. Xavier, “Distributed Detection over Noisy Networks: Large Deviations Analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 60, no. 8, pp. 4306-4320, August 2012

·         D. Bajovic, D. Jakovetic, J. Xavier, B. Sinopoli and J. M. F. Moura, “Distributed detection via Gaussian running consensus: large deviations asymptotic analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 59, no. 9, pp. 4381-4396, September 2011

·         D. Jakovetic, J. Xavier and J. M. F. Moura, “Cooperative convex optimization in networked systems: augmented Lagrangian algorithms with directed gossip communication,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 59, no. 8, pp. 3889-3902, August 2011

·         D. Jakovetic, J. Xavier and J. M. F. Moura, “Weight optimization for consensus algorithms with correlated switching topology,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, vol. 58, no. 7, pp. 3788-3801, July 2010

Conference papers (accepted/published)

 

·         K. He, D. Jakovetic, V. Stankovic, and L. Stankovic, “Post-processing for event-based non-intrusive load monitoring,” NILM2018 4th International Workshop on Non-intrusive Load Monitoring, Austin, March 2018

·         A.  Mastilovic, D. Vukobratovic, D. Jakovetic, D. Bajovic, „Cooperative Slotted ALOHA for massive M2M random access using directional antennas“, ICC 2017, IEEE International Conference on Communications, ICC Workshops, pp. 731-736, Paris, France, May 2017

·         D. Vukobratovic, D. Jakovetic, V. Skachek, D. Bajovic, D. Sejdinovic, „Network function computation as a service in future 5G machine type communications,“ ISTC 2016,                 9th International Symposium on Turbo Codes and Iterative Information Processing, pp. 365-369, Brest, France, Sep. 2016

·         D. Jakovetic, D. Bajovic, N. Krejic, N. Krklec Jerinkic, „Distributed first and second order methods with increasing number of working nodes,“ GlobalSIP 2016,  IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, pp. 480-484, Washington, DC, USA, Dec. 2016, invited

·         D. Jakovetic, D. Bajovic, and D. Vukobratovic: "Distributed Estimation of Sparse User Activity for Multi-Base Station On-Off Random Access," to appear in proc. IEEE International Conference on Communications 2015 - MASSAP Workshop, London, UK, June 2015

·         D. Jakovetic, A. Minja, D. Bajovic, and D. Vukobratovic: "Distributed Storage Allocations for Neighbourhood-Based Data Access," to appear in proc. IEEE Information Theory Workshop 2015, Jerusalem, Israel, April 2015

·         D. Bajovic, D. Jakovetic, D. Vukobratovic, and V. Crnojevic: "Slotted ALOHA for Networked Base Stations: Algorithms and Performance," European Wireless 2014, pp. 1-6, Barcelona, Spain, May 2014

·         D. Jakovetic, D. Bajovic, D. Vukobratovic, and V. Crnojevic: "Slotted ALOHA for Networked Base Stations with Spatial and Temporal Diversity," IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, pp. 1578 - 1582, ISIT 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 2014

·         D. Bajovic, D. Jakovetic, D. Vukobratovic, and V. Crnojevic: "Slotted ALOHA for Networked Base Stations," IEEE International Conference on Communications ICC 2014 - MASSAP Workshop, pp. 520 - 526, Sydney, Australia, June 2014

·         D. Jakovetic, J. Xavier, and J. M. F. Moura, “Distributed Nesterov Gradient Methods for Random Networks: Convergence in Probability and Convergence Rates,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - ICASSP'14, pp. 1508 – 1511,  Florence, Italy, May 2014, invited

·         D. Jakovetic, J. M. F. Moura, and J. Xavier, “Distributed Augmented Lagrangian Algorithms: Convergence Rate,” 1st IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, pp. 563-566, Austin, Texas, USA, December 2013, invited

·         D. Jakovetic, J. M. F. Moura, and J. Xavier, “Distributed Nesterov-like Gradient Algorithms,” CDC 2012, 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 5459-5464, Maui, Hawaii, December 2012, invited

·         D. Jakovetic, J. Xavier, J. M. F. Moura, “Convergence Rate Analysis of Distributed Gradient Methods for Smooth Optimization,” 20th Telecommunications Forum, pp. 867-870, Belgrade, Serbia, November 2012

·         D. Jakovetic, J. M. F. Moura, and J. Xavier, “Consensus+Innovations Detection: Phase Transition Under Communication Noise,” 50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, pp. 1559-1563, Monticello, Illinois, October 2012, invited

·         D. Jakovetic, J. M. F. Moura, and J. Xavier, “Fast Cooperative Distributed Learning,” 46th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, pp. 1513-1517, Pacific Grove, California, November 2012, invited

·         D. Bajovic, D. Jakovetic, J. Xavier, B. Sinopoli and J. M. F. Moura, “Asymptotic Performance of Distributed Detection over Random Networks,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, ICASSP'11, pp. 3008–3011, Prague, Czech Republic, May 2011

·         D. Bajovic, D. Jakovetic, J. M. F. Moura, J. Xavier and B. Sinopoli, “Large Deviations Analysis of Consensus+innovations Detection in Random Networks,” 49th Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, pp. 5987-6002, Illinois, USA, September 2011, invited

·         D. Bajovic, D. Jakovetic, J. Xavier, B. Sinopoli and J. M. F. Moura, “Distributed Detection over Time Varying Networks: Large Deviations Analysis,” 48th Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, pp. 302 – 309, Illinois, USA, October 2010

·         D. Jakovetic, J. Xavier and J. M. F. Moura, “Consensus in Correlated Random Topologies: Weights for Finite Time Horizon,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing - ICASSP'10, pp. 2974-2977, Dallas, Texas, USA, March 2010