Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering
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Ph.D. 2012 Jadavpur University
M.E. 2005 Jadavpur University
B.Sc 2000 University of Calcutta
B.Tech 2003 University of Calcutta

Teaching Experience (3)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Murshidabad College of Engineering & Technology Lecturer June 2005 to Aug 2006
MCKV Institute of Engineering Lecturer Aug 2006 to April 2008
Jadavpur University Assistant Professor April 2008 to Till date
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Machine Learning, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition
Courses Taught/Teaching
Computer Organization (BCSE), Computer Organization and Architecture (MCA), Artificial Intelligence (MCA), Principles of Programming Languages (MTCT), C & C++ Programming Languages (Theory and lab), Numerical Methods (Theory and lab), Computer Graphics (Lab), Basic Electronics (Lab).
Research Area
Machine Learning, Bioinformatics, Document Image Analysis
Image Processing,
Pattern Recognition,
Handwriting Recognition (Offline and Online)
13+ Years
Conference Papers Published (85)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Handwritten Digit Recognition using Daisy Descriptor: A Study Proceedings of Fifth International Conference of Emerging Applications of Information Technology (EAIT) 2018 A. Chatterjee, S. Malakar, R. Sarkar, M. Nasipuri -
Multi-Lingual Text Localization from Camera Captured Images based on Foreground Homogeneity Analysis 2nd International Conference on Computing and Communication (IC3) 2018 I. N. Dutta, N. Chakraborty, A. F. Mollah, S. Basu, R. Sarkar -
Script Identification from Camera Captured Multi-script Scene Text Components 2nd International Conference on Computing and Communication (IC3) 2018 M. Jajoo, N. Chakraborty, A. F. Mollah, S. Basu, R. Sarkar -
Feature Map Reduction in CNN for Handwritten Digit Recognition 2nd International Conference on Computing and Communication (IC3) 2018 S. Chakraborty, S. Paul, R. Sarkar, M. Nasipuri -
Online Handwritten Bangla Character Recognition using CNN: A Deep Learning Approach 6th International Conference on Frontiers in Intelligent Computing: Theory and Applications. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing 2017 S. Sen, D. Shaoo, S. Paul, R. Sarkar, K Roy -
Journal Papers Published (43)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

A Comprehensive Survey on Bangla Handwritten Numeral Recognition International Journal of Applied Pattern Recognition, Inderscience 2018 P. K. Singh, R. Sarkar, M. Nasipuri -
A Novel Segmentation Technique for Online Handwritten Bangla Words Pattern Recognition Letters, Elsevier 2018 S. Sen, S. Chowdhury, M. Mitra, F. Schwenker, R. Sarkar, K. Roy -
Application of Structural and Topological Features to Recognize Online Handwritten Bangla Characters ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (TALLIP) 2018 S. Sen, A. Bhattacharyya, P. K. Sing, R. Sarkar, K. Roy, D. Doermann vol. 17, issue 3-
Genetic Algorithm Based Cancerous Gene Identification from Microarray Data Using Ensemble of Filter Methods Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, Springer 2018 M. Ghosh, S. Adhikary, K. Ghosh, A. Sardar, S. Begum, R. Sarkar -
Recursive Memetic Algorithm for Gene Selection in Microarray Data Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier 2018 M. Ghosh, S. Begum, R. Sarkar, D. Chakraborty, U. Maulik -
Books Published (2)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Feature Selection for Handwritten Word Recognition Using Memetic Algorithm by M. Ghosh, S. Malakar, S. Bhowmik, R. Sarkar, M. Nasipuri Advances in Intelligent Computing, Springer 2019
A Two-stage Approach to Handwritten Indic Script Identification by P. K. Singh, S. Das, R. Sarkar, M. Nasipuri Hybrid Intelligence for Image Analysis and Understanding, Wiley Publishers 2017
Awarded By Award Name Year

USIEF Fulbright-Nehru Post-doc Fellowship (Univ. of Maryland, College Park, USA) 2014
ERASMUS MUNDUS EMMA West Post-doc Fellowship (Univ. of Padova, Italy) [didn't avail] 2013
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (6)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Showmik Bhowmik An Integrated Document Layout Analysis System Ongoing 2016
Shibaprasad Sen An Integrated Approach towards Online Bangla Handwriting Recognition Prof. Kaushik Roy, West Bengal State University Ongoing 2016
Shemim Begum Some Studies on Supervised and Active Learning Methodologies for Microarray Data Analysis Dr. Debasis Chakraborty, Principal (Acting), Murshidabad College of Engineering and Technology Ongoing 2016
Suman Kumar Bera Preprocessing - a step towards designing efficient Document Image Analyzer Ongoing 2016
Pawan K. Singh Offline Script Identification from Handwritten Indic-script Documents Prof. Mita Nasipuri Ongoing 2014
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (18)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Sukdeb Adhikary Genetic Algorithm Based Cancerous Gene Identification from Microarray Data Using Ensemble of Filter Methods 2018
Arijit De Segmentation of Conjoint Structures in Pulmonary CTA 2018
Ankur Ghoshal Geometric Layout Analysis of Printed Documents in the Context of Automatic Document Processing 2017
NEELOTPAL CHAKRABORTY Key Term Extraction Mechanism 2016
Sudipta Sadhukhan Online Handwritten Bangla Character Recognition System 2014
Project Works (5)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Multi-lingual Text Analytics for Camera-based Handheld Devices Principal Investigator DST, Govt. of India 25,96,440/- 3 Years 2017 to 2020 Ongoing
Character Segmentation for Unconstrained Handwritten Bangla Word Images: An extension to other Matra-based Indic scripts Principal Investigator Departmental Research Project, Jadavpur University Rs. 50,000/- 1 year 2008 to 2009 Complete
Sanketantar Co-Investigator Society for Natural Language Technology Research Rs. 1,20,000/- 6 months 2009, April to 2009, Sept. Complete
An optical recognition system for handwritten Bangla text and its extension to automatic transcription of pre-formatted form documents Co-Investigator PURSE, DST, Govt. of India Rs. 58,05,000/- (Allotted to CSE Dept.) 3 years 2010 to 2013 Ongoing
Design of Multimodal Biometric System for Various Security and Forensic application Co-Investigator UPE Program, Govt. of India Rs. 13,63,200/- 2 years 2012 to 2014 Ongoing
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (0)
Membership Of Learned Societies (3)

IEEE Senior Member
IEEE Young Professional Affinity Group (Kolkata Section): Chairperson (from 2018)
IEEE Computer Chapter (Kolkata Section): EC Member (from 2015)
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (17)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

International Workshop on Pattern Analysis and Applications (IWPAA) ISI, Kolkata, India 2017 Attended
Curriculum Development: Industry Perspectives CSE Dept., Jadavpur University 2017
Computational Intelligence for Optimization Problems (FDP) Calcutta Business School 2016
International Document Information Processing School (IDIPS) University of Aegean, Greece 2016 Attend
Recent Trends in Information Systems Jadavpur University, IEEE Kolkata Chapter, CMATER Kolkata 2012 Finance Chair
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
Other Notable Activities (3)

Member of CMATER (
Program Officer, National Service Scheme (NSS), JU
Visited PRImA, a research lab in University of Salford, Manchester, UK during 16-22 March, 2014 under TEQIP-II scheme