Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology
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Education
DegreeYearUniversity

Ph.D. 2018 Jadavpur University
M.Tech 2013 Jadavpur University
B.Tech 2010 West Bengal University of Technology

Teaching Experience (5)
 
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Department of Information Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India Assistant Professor 2019, September to Till Date
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Calcutta Institute of Technology (CIT), Uluberia, Howrah Assistant Professor and HOD 2018, December to 2019, March
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Techno India-Batanagar Assistant Professor 2015, August to 2018, December
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Aliah University Guest Lecturer 2014, July to 2015, June
CMATER Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University Teaching Assistant 2013, August to 2013, October
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Handwritten Document Analysis, Pattern Recognition, Image and Video Processing, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Courses Taught/Teaching
Computer Programming and Numerical Methods (Theory and Lab), Big Data (Theory and Lab), Machine Learning (Theory and Lab), Computer Organization, Architecture and Networking (Theory), Data Science (Theory), Data Structure, Algorithms & OOPs (Theory)
Research Area
Document Image Processing, Handwriting Recognition, Pattern Recognition, Image and Video Processing, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Feature Selection, Computer Vision.
Experience
6+ Years
Conference Papers Published (23)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Genetic Dropout: An Application to Handwritten Indic Script Classification Proc. of 6th International Conference on Emerging Applications of Information Technology (EAIT-2021), Advanced Techniques for IoT Applications [Best Paper Award] 2022 Saikat Chakraborty, Riktim Mondal, Ram Sarkar, Mita Nasipuri Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, Springer, Singapore, Vol. 292, 3-13-
SV-NET: A Deep Learning Approach to Video Based Human Activity Recognition 11th International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR 2019) 2019 Sukrit Bhattacharya, Vaibhav Shaw, Ram Sarkar, Debotosh Bhattacharjee AISC, Vol. 1182, Springer, Cham, 10-20-
Feature Selection using Histogram based Multi-Objective GA for Handwritten Devanagari Numeral Recognition 6th International Conference on Frontiers in Intelligent Computing Theory and Applications (FICTA) 2018 Manosij Ghosh, Ritam Guha, Riktim Mondal, Pawan Kr. Singh, Ram Sarkar, Mita Nasipuri AISC 695-471- 479
Automatic Text-line level Handwritten Indic Script Recognition: A Two-stage Framework 6th International Conference on Frontiers in Intelligent Computing Theory and Applications (FICTA) 2018 Pawan Kr. Singh, Anirban Mukhopadhyay, Ram Sarkar, Mita Nasipuri AISC 701-377-385
Statistical Textural Features for Text-Line Level Handwritten Indic Script Identification 3rd International Doctoral Symposium On Applied Computation And Security Systems (ACSS) 2017 Pawan Kr. Singh, Ram Sarkar, Mita Nasipuri Vol. 4, Springer, AISC 568-139-151
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Journal Papers Published (61)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

COFE-Net: An ensemble strategy for Computer-Aided Detection for COVID-19 Measurement, Elsevier 2022 Avinandan Banerjee, Rajdeep Bhattacharya, Vikrant Bhateja,Aime Lay-Ekuakille, Ram Sarkar Vol. 187, 110289-1-14
ET NET: an ensemble of transfer learning models for prediction of COVID 19 infection through chest CT scan images Multimedia Tools and Applications (Special Issue: Pioneering AI, Data Science And Multimedia Techniques And Findings For COVID-19), Springer Publishers 2022 Rohit Kundu, Massimiliano Ferrara, Ali Ahmadian, Ram Sarkar Vol. 81, No. 1-31-50
MRFGRO: A hybrid meta-heuristic feature selection method for screening COVID-19 using deep features Scientific Reports 2021 Arijit Dey, Soham Chattopadhyay, Ali Ahmadian, Massimiliano Ferrara, Norazak Senu, Ram Sarkar 11:24065-1-15
A Case Study on Handwritten Indic Script Classification: Benchmarking of the Results at Page, Block, Text-line, and Word Levels ACM Transactions on Asian Low-Resource Language Information Processing 2021 Ram Sarkar, Ajith Abraham, Mita Nasipuri Vol. 21, No. 2, Article 32-36
Language-invariant novel feature descriptors for handwritten numeral recognition Visual Computer, Springer Publishers 2021 Soulib Ghosh, Agneet Chatterjee, Showmik Bhowmik, Ram Sarkar Vol. 37-1781-1803
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Books Published (7)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Spoken Language Identification of Indian Languages Using MFCC Features by Mainak Biswas, Saif Rahaman, Satwik Kundu, Ram Sarkar Machine Learning for Intelligent Multimedia Analytics. Studies in Big Data 2021
Genetic Algorithm Based Global and Local Feature Selection Approach for Handwritten Numeral Recognition by Sagnik Pal Chowdhury, Ritwika Majumdar, Sandeep Kumar, Ram Sarkar Metaheuristics in Machine Learning: Theory and Applications, Studies in Computational Intelligence 2021
A study on smartphone sensor-based Human Activity Recognition using deep learning approaches by Riktim Mondal, Dibyendu Mukhopadhyay, Sayanwita Barua, Ram Sarkar, Debotosh Bhattacharjee Handbook of Computational Intelligence in Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare, Academic Press Publishers, Elsevier 2021
A Comparative Study of Different Feature Descriptors for Video-Based Human Action Recognition by Swarnava Sadhukhan, Siddhartha Mallick, Ram Sarkar, Debotosh Bhattacharjee Intelligent Computing: Image Processing Based Applications, AISC 1157 2020
Handwritten Indic Script Identification using 4-directional Mask Oriented Features Knowledge Computing and Its Applications, Knowledge Manipulation and Processing Techniques-Vol. 1, Springer Publishers 2018
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Awards(2)
Awarded By Award Name Year

Institute of Scholars (InSc) Research Excellence Award 2021
JU RUSA 2.0 RUSA 2.0 Post- Doctoral Fellowship (Jadavpur University) 2019
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Membership Of Learned Societies (8)
 
Title

Senior Member of the IEEE, U.S.A.
Lifetime Member of Computer Society of India (CSI)
Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Lifetime Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (I.S.T.E.)
Lifetime Member of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)
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Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (1)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year

RUSA 2.0 Sponsored One-Week Workshop on Computer Vision and Multimedia Computing (CVMC-2020) Department of Information Technology, Jadavpur University, Salt Lake Campus, Kolkata Jadavpur University, Salt Lake Campus 2020
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (40)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

6th International Conference on Emerging Applications of Information Technology (EAIT 2020) Computer Society of India (CSI) Kolkata Chapter and University of Kalyani Online 2021 Participated
5 Days Online Faculty Development Program on Machine Intelligence: Recent Trends & Applications in Industries 4.0 Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Atria Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Online 2021 Participated
2021 IEEE CIS Summer School on Contemporary Advancement in Multi Objective Optimization (CAMOO) Department of Computer and System Sciences, Visva-Bharati, India in association with IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Kolkata Chapter Online 2021 Participated
5-Day Online Faculty Development Program on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning IcfaiTech, ICFAI University, Jaipur in collaboration with IEEE Rajasthan Sub-section Online 2021 Participated
5-Day Online Faculty Development Program on Advancement of Intelligent System and Computation Department of Computer Science and Engineering, JIS College of Engineering in association with Computer Society of India (CSI), Kolkata Chapter Online 2021 Participated
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Professional Society Activity (9)
 
Type of Professional Activity Period

Research Advisory Committee in Maharashtra Institute of Technology World Peace University (MIT WPU)  to 
Technical Program Committee Member, IEEE India Conference (INDICON-2021)  to 
Technical Program Committee Member & Technical Session Chair, 9th International Conference on Frontiers of Intelligent Computing: Theory and Applications (FICTA 2021)  to 
Technical Program Committee Member, 2nd International Conference on Frontiers in Computing and Systems (COMSYS-2021)  to 
Technical Program Committee Member, 7th International Conference on Mathematics and Computing (ICMC-2021)  to 
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