Assistant 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
Courses Taught/Teaching
Principles of Programming Languages
Computer Organization and Architecture
C & Java Programming (with lab),
Numerical Analysis (with lab),
Computer Networks,
Basic Electronics (lab),
Operating Systems,
Computer Graphics,
Artificial Intelligence,
Distributed Database,
Soft Computing
Research Area
Machine Learning, Bioinformatics, Document Image Analysis
Image Processing,
Pattern Recognition,
Handwriting Recognition (Offline and Online)
11+ Years
Conference Papers Published (69)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Recognition of Offline Handwritten Devanagari Numerals using Regional Weighted Run Length Features International Conference on Computer, Electrical & Communication Engineering (ICCECE) 2016 P. K. Singh, S. Das, R. Sarkar, M. Nasipuri -
An Adaptive Foreground-Background Separation Method for Effective Binarization of Document Images 8th International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR 2016) 2016 B. Das, S. Bhowmik, A. Saha, R. Sarkar -
Handwritten Mixed-Script Recognition System: A Comprehensive Approach 5th International Conference on Frontiers of Intelligent Computing: Theory and applications (FICTA), Springer AISC 2016 P. K. Singh, S. Das, R. Sarkar, M. Nasipuri -
Recognize Online Handwritten Bangla Characters using Hausdorff Distance based Feature 5th International Conference on Frontiers of Intelligent Computing: Theory and applications (FICTA), Springer AISC 2016 S. Sen, R. Sarkar, K. Roy, N. Hori -
Bangla Handwritten City Name Recognition using Gradient based Feature 5th International Conference on Frontiers of Intelligent Computing: Theory and applications (FICTA), Springer AISC 2016 S. Barua, S. Malakar, S. Bhowmik, R. Sarkar, M. Nasipuri -
Journal Papers Published (29)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Benchmark databases of handwritten Bangla-Roman and Devanagari-Roman mixed-script document images Multimedia Tools and Applications 2017 P. K. Singh, R. Sarkar, N. Das, S. Basu, M. Kundu, M. Nasipuri DOI: 10.1007/s11042-017-4745-3-
Correlation Based Classifier Combination in the field of Pattern Recognition Computational Intelligence, Wiley Publishers 2017 P. K. Singh, R. Sarkar, M. Nasipuri DOI: 10.1111/coin.12135-
A Study of Moment Based Features on Handwritten Digit Recognition Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing, Hindawi 2016 P. K. Singh, R. Sarkar, M. Nasipuri vol. 2016-17
Line Parameter based Word-Level Indic Script Identification System International Journal of Computer Vision and Image Processing, IGI Global 2016 P. K. Singh, S. Das, R. Sarkar, M. Nasipuri vol. 6, issue 2-18-41
Significance of Non-parametric statistical tests for Comparison of classifiers over multiple datasets International Journal of Computing Science and Mathematics, Inderscience 2016 P. K. Singh, R. Sarkar, M. Nasipuri vol.7, no.5-410-442
Books Published (1)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

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 (15)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Year

NEELOTPAL CHAKRABORTY Key Term Extraction Mechanism 2016
Md. Galib Roushan A novel Technique to Recognize City Names Written in Bangla Script 2014
Sudipta Suman Paul Comparison of Different Classifiers to recognize Online Handwritten Bangla Characters 2014
Showmik Bhowmik Handwritten Bangla Word Recognition - a Holistic Approach 2014
Sudipta Sadhukhan Online Handwritten Bangla Character Recognition System 2014
Project Works (4)
Project Title Worked As Funding Agency Amount Duration Period Status

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 April 2009 to Sept. 2009 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 Member
IEEE Young Professional Affinity Group (Kolkata Section): Vice-Chairperson (from 2015)
IEEE Computer Chapter (Kolkata Section): EC Member (from 2015)
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (15)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

Computational Intelligence for Optimization Problems (FDP) Calcutta Business School 2016
University of Aegean, Greece 2016
InConINDIA CSI-Vizag Vizag 2012 Presented a Paper
Recent Trends in Information Systems Jadavpur University, IEEE Kolkata Chapter, CMATER Kolkata 2012 Finance Chair
Orientation course Ramkrishna Mission Lokasiksha Parishad, Narendrapur 2011
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