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## Research InterestsStructural & Computational Complexity theory, Circuit Complexity, Lower bounds, Derandomization. |

#### Current Students

##### See here for former students

- Anoop S K M (Ph.D.)
- Sephali Behera (Ph.D.)
- Amit Kumar Roy (M.S.)
- Harikrishnan E. A. (M.Tech)
- Balasankar R. (B.Tech. (DD))
- C. Gautam (B.Tech. (DD))
- Michael Mervin Christy (B.Tech. (DD))
- Tarun Banavath (B.Tech. (DD))
- Allada Praharsh (B.Tech)
- Kotagiri Venkata Nikhil (B.Tech)

#### Teaching Actvities (while with the theory group - since Jan 2011)

- Pseudorandomness - Feb-May, 2021
- Mathematical Tools for Theoretical Computer Science - Aug-Dec, 2020
- Pseudorandomness - Jan-May, 2020
- Algorithmic Algebra - Jul-Nov, 2019
- Logic and Combinatorics for Computer Science - Jul-Nov, 2019
- Modern Complexity Theory - Jan-May, 2019
- Computability and Complexity - Jul-Nov, 2018
- Programming and Data Structures - Jul-Nov, 2018
- Advanced Data Structures & Algorithms (Section 2) - Jul-Nov, 2017
- Advanced Programming Lab - Jul-Nov, 2017
- Algorithmic Algebra - Jul-Nov, 2017
- Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science - Jan-May, 2017
- Modern Complexity Theory - Jan-May, 2017
- Logic and Combinatorics for Computer Science - Aug-Nov, 2016
- Computability and Complexity - Aug-Nov, 2016
- Langugages, Machines and Computation - Jan-Apr, 2016
- Communication Complexity (Reading Course) - Jan-Apr, 2016
- Logic and Combinatorics for Computer Science - Aug-Nov, 2015
- Algorithmic Algebra - Aug-Nov, 2015
- Advanced Complexity Theory - Jan-May, 2015
- Modern Techniques in Theory of Computation - Jan-May, 2015
- Quantum Algorithms and Quantum Complexity (Self-Study) - Jan-May, 2015
- Advanced Theory of Computation - Jul-Nov, 2014
- Languages, Machines and Computations - Jan-May, 2014
- Modern Techniques in Theory of Computation - Jan-May, 2014
- Algorithmic Algebra - Jul-Nov, 2013
- Mathematical Concepts for Computer Science - Jul-Nov, 2013
- Communication Complexity (Reading Course) - Jan-May, 2013
- Advanced Complexity Theory - Jan-May, 2013
- Advanced Theory of Computation - Jul-Nov, 2012
- Mathematical Concepts for Computer Science - Jul-Nov, 2012
- Modern Techniques in Theory of Computation - Jan-Apr, 2012
- Languages, Machines and Computation - Jan-Apr, 2012
- Advanced Complexity Theory - Jan-Apr, 2012
- Advanced Theory of Computation - Aug-Nov, 2011
- Mathematical Concepts for Computer Science - Aug-Nov, 2011
- Topics in Complexity Theory - Jan-Apr, 2011

#### Publications (while with the group, last 10)

##### See here for all publications while at IITM

**On Alternation, VC-dimension and k-fold Union of Sets**Authors: Amit Kumar Roy, Jayalal Sarma

European Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory, and Applications (EUROCOMB 2021), Jul 2021**On the Computational Power of Programs over BA_2 Monoid**Authors: Manasi Kulkarni, Jayalal Sarma, Janani Sundaresan

14th-15th International Conference on Language and Automata Theory and Applications (LATA 2021), Mar 2021**New Bounds for Energy Complexity of Boolean Functions**Authors: Krishnamoorthy Dinesh, Samir Otiv, Jayalal Sarma

Theoretical Computer Science, Sep 2020**Power of Decision Trees with Monotone Queries**Authors: Prashanth Amireddy, Sai Jayasurya, Jayalal Sarma

The 26th International Conference on Computing and Combinatorics (COCOON 2020), Aug 2020**On the Mystery of Negations in Circuits : Structure vs Power**Authors: Prashanth Amireddy, Sai Jayasurya, Jayalal Sarma

The 26th International Conference on Computing and Combinatorics (COCOON 2020), Aug 2020**Sensitivity, Affine Transforms and Quantum Communication Complexity**Authors: Krishnamoorthy Dinesh, Jayalal Sarma

Theoretical Computer Science (Invited Special Issue), Jun 2020**On Pure Space vs Catalytic Space**Authors: Sagar Bisoyi, Krishnamoorthy Dinesh, Jayalal Sarma

The 16th Annual Conference on Theory and Applications of Models of Computation (TAMC 2020), Apr 2020**Sensitivity, Affine Transforms and Quantum Communication Complexity**Authors: Krishnamoorthy Dinesh, Jayalal Sarma

25th International Computing and Combinatorics Conference (COCOON 2019), Vol 2018, No.152, Aug 2019**Space Complexity of Labelled Graph Reachability Problem**Authors: Vidhya Ramaswamy, Jayalal Sarma, K.S. Sunil

Journal of Computer and System Sciences, Jun 2019**Characterization and Lower Bounds for Branching Program Size using Projective Dimension**Authors: Krishnamoorthy Dinesh, Sajin Koroth, Jayalal Sarma

ACM Transactions on Computation Theory, Vol 11, No.8, Mar 2019