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 (4)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Associate Professor 2018, June to Till Date
Jadavpur University Assistant Professor 2008, April to 2018, June
MCKV Institute of Engineering Lecturer 2006, August to 2008, April
Murshidabad College of Engineering & Technology Lecturer 2005, June to 2006, August
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
Document Image Processing (Offline, Online, Handwritten and Printed), Gene Expression Data, Evolutionary Algorithm, Feature Selection, Deep Learning
14+ Years
Conference Papers Published (93)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Contrast Enhancement of Degraded Document Image using Partitioning based Genetic Algorithm International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Development (ICETSD 19) 2019 M. Ghosh, S. K. Bera, R. Guha, R. Sarkar -431- 435
Parameter Tuning in MSER for Text Localization in Multi-lingual Camera-captured Scene Text Images International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Pattern Recognition (CIPR), IIEST Shibpur, West Bengal, India 2019 S. Panda, S. Ash, N. Chakraborty, S. Basu, R. Sarkar, A. F. Mollah -
Filter Method Ensemble with Neural Networks 28th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, ICANN-2019 2019 A. Chakraborty , R. De, A. Chatterjee, F. Schwenker, R. Sarkar -
An Advanced Particle Swarm Optimization based Feature Selection method for Tri-script Handwritten Digit Recognition Second International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Communications, and Business Analytics (CICBA - 2018) 2018 S. Sarkar, M. Ghosh, A. Chatterjee, S. Malakar, R. Sarkar -
Textual content retrieval from Filled-in Form Images 4th Workshop on Document Analysis and Recognition (DAR) 2018 S. Ghosh, R. Bhattacharya, S. Majhi, S. Bhowmik, S. Malakar, R. Sarkar -
Journal Papers Published (47)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Text-line Extraction from Handwritten Document Images using GAN Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier 2020 S. Kundu, S. Paul, S. K. Bera, A. Abhraham, R. Sarkar Vol. 140-
GiB: a Game theory Inspired Binarization technique for degraded document images IEEE Transaction of Image Processing 2019 S. Bhowmik, R. Sarkar, B. Das, D. Doermann vol. 28, issue 3-1443-1455
Recursive Memetic Algorithm for Gene Selection in Microarray Data Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier 2019 M. Ghosh, S. Begum, R. Sarkar, D. Chakraborty, U. Maulik vo. 116-172-185
Novel Approaches towards Slope and Slant Correction for Tri-script Handwritten Word Images Imaging Science Journal, Taylor and Francis 2019 R. Kar, S. Saha, S. Bera, E. Kavallieratou, V. Bhateja, R. Sarkar vol. 67, issue 3-159-170
Normalization of unconstrained handwritten words in terms of Slope and Slant Correction Pattern Recognition Letters, Elsevier 2019 S. K. Bera, A. Chakrabarti, S. Lahiri, E. H B. Smith, R. Sarkar Vol. 128-488-495
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

Shibaprasad Sen An Integrated Approach towards Online Bangla Handwriting Recognition Prof. Kaushik Roy, West Bengal State University Complete 2019
Samir Malakar A Study on Content Retrieval from Handwritten Documents Prof. Mita Nasipuri Complete 2019
Pawan K. Singh Offline Script Identification from Handwritten Indic-script Documents Prof. Mita Nasipuri Complete 2018
Showmik Bhowmik An Integrated Document Layout Analysis System 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
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (20)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

Shiladittya Paul Brief Study on Prostate Cancer Proteomics using Protein-Protein Interaction Networks 2019
Pronita Mukherjee A Two-stage Approach for Word Searching in Handwritten Document images 2019
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
Project Works (6)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

Development of Industrial Open Source IoT Hardware and Open Source Software Product Development Principal Investigator DST, Govt. of India 25,00,000/- 3 Years 2018 to 2021 Ongoing
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
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (0)
Membership Of Learned Societies (3)

IEEE Senior Member
IEEE Young Professional Affinity Group (Kolkata Section): Chairperson
IEEE Computer Chapter (Kolkata Section): EC Member
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