I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Rigorous Software Engineering group headed by Prof. Rupak Majumdar at the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems.

- Formal verification and model checking; Temporal logics.
- Embedded and cyber-physical systems (CPS).
- Models of computation.
- Robustness issues in CPS; Conformance checking.
- Modelling and analysis of concurrent reactive systems; Testing and debugging.
- Control of timed, hybrid and discrete-event systems.
- Multi-agent and autonomous systems.

- Jyotirmoy V. Deshmukh, Marko Horvat, Xiaoqing Jin, Rupak Majumdar and
Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Testing Cyber-Physical Systems through Bayesian Optimization***Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems*(TECS), ESWEEK special issue for articles presented in the 2017 ACM SIGBED International Conference on Embedded Software (EMSOFT), ACM 2017 (To appear). - Rayna Dimitrova, Ivan Gavran, Rupak Majumdar,
Vinayak S. Prabhu and Sadegh Soudjani,

.**The robot routing problem for collecting aggregate stochastic rewards***Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Concurrency Theory*(CONCUR), 2017 (To appear). - Jyotirmoy V. Deshmukh, Rupak Majumdar and
Vinayak S. Prabhu,
**Quantifying conformance using the Skorokhod metric**.*Formal Methods in System Design.*Vol 50 (2-3), Springer 2017, pp. 168--206. - Jyotirmoy V. Deshmukh, Xiaoqing Jin, Rupak Majumdar and
Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Parameter fault localization for debugging and performance optimization of control software***Draft.* - Samira S. Farahani, Rupak Majumdar,
Vinayak S. Prabhu and Sadegh Soudjani,

.**Shrinking horizon Model Predictive Control with chance-constrained Signal Temporal Logic specifications***Proceedings of the 2017 American Control Conference*(ACC), IEEE 2017, pp. 1740-1746. - Rayna Dimitrova, Rupak Majumdar, and
Vinayak S. Prabhu,
**Causality analysis for concurrent reactive systems**.*Draft.* - Rupak Majumdar, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Computing distances between reach flowpipes***Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control*(HSCC), ACM 2016, pp. 267-276. - Jyotirmoy V. Deshmukh, Rupak Majumdar, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Quantifying conformance using the Skorokhod metric***Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Computer Aided Verification*(CAV), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 9207, Springer 2015, pp. 234-250 (Volume 2). - Rupak Majumdar, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

. [Technical report]**Computing the Skorokhod distance between polygonal traces***Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control*(HSCC), ACM 2015, pp. 199-208. - Krishnendu Chatterjee, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Quantitative temporal simulation and refinement distances for timed systems***Transactions on Automatic Control,*IEEE, 60(9), 2015, pp. 2291-2306. - Krishnendu Chatterjee, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Synthesis of memory-efficient, clock-memory free, and non-Zeno safety controllers for timed systems***Information and Computation,*Elsevier, 228 (2013), pp. 83-119. - Krishnendu Chatterjee, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Quantitative timed simulation functions and refinement metrics for real-time systems***Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control*(HSCC), ACM 2013, pp. 273-282. - Krishnendu Chatterjee, Thomas A. Henzinger, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Finite automata with time-delay blocks***Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Embedded Software*(EMSOFT), ACM 2012, pp. 43-52. - Mangal Kothari, Jose Pinto, Vinayak S. Prabhu, Pedro Ribeiro,
Joao Borges de Sousa, and P.B. Sujit,

.**Robust Mission Planning for Underwater Applications: Issues and Challenges***Proceedings of the 3rd IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles*(NGCUV), IFAC 2012, pp. 223-229. - Krishnendu Chatterjee, Thomas A. Henzinger, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Timed parity games: Complexity and robustness***Journal of Logical Methods in Computer Science,*7(4) (2011), pp. 1-55. - Krishnendu Chatterjee, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Synthesis of memory efficient real-time controllers for safety objectives***Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control*(HSCC), ACM 2011, pp. 221-230. - Andrew G. West, Adam J. Aviv, Jian Chang, Vinayak S. Prabhu, Matt Blaze, Sampath Kannan, Insup Lee, Jonathan M. Smith, and Oleg Sokolsky,

.**QuanTM: A quantitative trust management system***Proceedings of the Second European Workshop on System Security*(EuroSec), ACM 2009, pp. 28-35. - Krishnendu Chatterjee, Thomas A. Henzinger, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Timed parity games: Complexity and robustness***Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Formal Modeling and Analysis of Timed Systems*(FORMATS), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5215, Springer-Verlag, 2008, pp. 124-140. - Krishnendu Chatterjee, Thomas A. Henzinger, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Trading infinite memory for uniform randomness in timed games***Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control*(HSCC), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4981, Springer-Verlag, 2008, pp. 87-100. - Thomas Brihay, Thomas A. Henzinger, and Vinayak S. Prabhu, and Jean-Francois Raskin,

.**Minimum-time reachability in timed games***Proceedings of the 34th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages, and Programming*(ICALP), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4596, Springer-Verlag, 2007, pp. 825-837. - Thomas A. Henzinger, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Timed alternating-time temporal logic***Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Formal Modeling and Analysis of Timed Systems*(FORMATS), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4202, Springer-Verlag, 2006, pp. 1-17. - Thomas A. Henzinger, Rupak Majumdar, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Quantifying similarities between timed systems***Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Formal Modeling and Analysis of Timed Systems*(FORMATS), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3829, Springer-Verlag, 2005, pp. 226-241. - Thomas A. Henzinger, Marius Minea, and Vinayak S. Prabhu,

.**Assume-guarantee reasoning for hierarchical hybrid systems***Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control*(HSCC), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 2034, Springer-Verlag, 2001, pp. 275-290.

I have written a tool (C++) for computing the Skorokhod distance between two continuous-time traces (given as sampled time-points) based on the work in [CAV 2015], [FMSD 2017]. Available at Github