Research

Research Interests

Document Image Analysis, Optical Character Recognition, Pattern Recognition, Information Retrieval, Text Mining, Social Network Analysis and Natural Language Processing.

Publications

Book:

[b1] Rahul Pramanik, Pranoy Bhar, Rajat Pandit: WSD: A Novel Approach ISBN: 978-3-659-53942-8.

Journals:

[j2] Rahul Pramanik and Soumen Bag. "Shape Decomposition-based Handwritten Compound Character Recognition for Bangla OCR." Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Elsevier, 50 (2018): 123-134. (IF:1.836DOI: 10.1016/j.jvcir.2017.11.016.                        


[j1] Manajit ChakrabortySukomal PalRahul Pramanik, and C Ravindranath Chowdary. "Recent developments in social spam detection and combating techniques: A survey." Information Processing & Management, Elsevier, 52, no. 6 (2016): 1053-1073. DOI: 10.1016/j.ipm.2016.04.009 (This publication received Honourable Mention: Best Paper Award 2017 (Link) (IF: 3.444).



Conferences:

[c8] Rahul Pramanik, Prabhat Dansena, and Soumen Bag. "A Study on the Effect of CNN-based Transfer Learning on Handwritten Indic and Mixed Numeral Recognition." In Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on Document Analysis and Recognition (DAR 2018)(ORAL) (Accepted).


[c7] Rahul Pramanik, Vivek Raj, and Soumen Bag. "Finding the Optimum Classifier: Classification of Segmentable Components in Offline Handwritten Devanagari Words." In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology (RAIT-2018)pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2018. DOI: 10.1109/RAIT.2018.8389032. (ORAL).


[c6] Rahul Pramanik, Soumen Bag, and Ranjeet Kumar. "A Fuzzy and Contour-based Segmentation Methodology for Handwritten Hindi Words in Legal Documents." In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology (RAIT-2018)pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2018. DOI: 10.1109/RAIT.2018.8389031(ORAL).


[c5] Deepayan ChakrabortyRahul Pramanik, and Soumen Bag. "A Novel Approach Towards Segmentation of Connected Handwritten Numerals." In Proceedings of the Fourth  International Conference on Image Information Processing (ICIIP-2017), pp. 1-5. IEEE, 2017. DOI: 10.1109/ICIIP.2017.8313737(ORAL). (This publication received Best Paper Award (Information Processing Track)).


[c4] Rahul Pramanik and Soumen Bag. "Linear Curve Fitting-Based Headline Estimation in Handwritten Words for Indian Scripts." In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (PReMI'17), pp. 116-123. Springer LNCS Series, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-69900-4_15. (ORAL). (This publication received  Springer Student Award).


[c3] Rahul Pramanik and Soumen Bag. "Linear Regression-based Skew Correction of Handwritten Words in Indian Languages." In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Vision & Image Processing (CVIP-2017), pp. 129-139. Springer AISC Series, 2017DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-7898-9_11(ORAL).


[c2] Rahul Pramanik and Soumen Bag. "Segmentation of Bengali Handwritten Conjunct Characters Through Structural Disintegration." In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Communications, and Business Analytics (CICBA 2017), pp. 297-306. Springer, CCIS Series, 2017. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-6430-2_23(ORAL).


[c1] Rahul PramanikSukomal Pal, and Manajit Chakraborty. "What the user does not want?: query reformulation through term inclusion-exclusion." In Proceedings of the Second ACM IKDD Conference on Data Sciences (CODS 2015), pp. 116-117. ACM, 2015. DOI: 10.1145/2732587.2732606 (Poster). (This publication received  CoDS 2015 Student Travel Scholarship).

Awards and Recognition

Best Paper Award (Information Processing Track), International Conference on Image Information Processing (ICIIP 2017), Jaypee University of Information Technology, 2017.

Springer Student Award, International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (PReMI 2017), Indian Statistical Institute, 2017.

Honourable Mention: Best Paper Award 2017, Information Processing & Management Journal, Elsevier.

Technical Program Committee Member in International Conferences

Third International Conference on Advances in Computing and Data Sciences (ICACDS 2019)

Fifth International Conference on Image Information Processing (ICIIP 2019)

Second International Conference on Advances in Computing and Data Sciences (ICACDS 2018)

Fourth International Conference on Image Information Processing (ICIIP 2017)

Reviewer of Articles for International Journal and Conferences

Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Elsevier (JVCI) (SCI Indexed)

Journal of Pattern Recognition Research (JPRR) (ESCI Indexed)

International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE) (Scopus Indexed)

Second International Conference on Advances in Computing and Data Sciences (ICACDS 2018)

Fourth International Conference on Image Information Processing (ICIIP 2017)


IEEE Student Member (Membership no. 92947094) (additionally, Student Member, IEEE Computer Society and Member, 
IEEE Signal Processing Society and IEEE Young Professionals ).

Technical Committee Member on Soft Computing under the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society.

ACM Student Member (Membership no. 2416065).

Member at Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC)  (Membership no. 23199).

Workshops and Professional Courses Attended

IAPR Summer School on Document Analysis: Document Informatics 2017 organized by IAPRIUPRAICSIR-CEERIIIIT-H and BISR at Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Jaipur, 2017.

Tutorial on Patterns of Big Data and Analytics Adoption: Information Architecture Importance and Big Data Predictions for Technology in IEEE RAIT 2016.

Professional Skills Development Programme on Matlab Programming and its Applications organized by Computer Centre, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, 2015.

Text Mining Workshop, 2014 organized by ACM Students Chapter at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, 2014.

Professional Skills Development Programme on Information and Network Security organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, 2012.

Short Term course on Skill Development on Linux Environment organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, 2012.