IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

आई आई ई एस टि, शिवपुर

भारतीय अभियांत्रिकी विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, शिवपुर

(पूर्व में बंगाल इंजीनियरिंग एंड साइंस यूनिवर्सिटी)

१८५६ से देश को सशक्त बनाना

Dr. Arindam Biswas

Head, Associate Professor

Department of Information Technology

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata)



  1. Voice: (+91) (33) 2668 4561/4562/4563
  2. Fax: (+91) (33) 2668 2916/4564


  1. Office: Department of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, Howrah – 711103, India
  2. Email: abiswas@it.iiests.ac.in

Area of Research

  • Digital Geometry and Image Analysis
  • Shape Analysis
  • Medical Image Analysis

Courses Undertaken

PG Courses

  • Design of Operating Systems
  • Advanced Computer Networks

UG Courses

  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Formal Languages and Automata Theory
  • Computational Geometry
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Software Engineering
  • Web Technology
  • Graph Theory
  • Information and System Security

Recent Publications (Last 10)

  1. Phani, S., S. Lahiri, and A. Biswas (2017). A Supervised Learning Approach for Authorship Attribution of Bengali Literary Texts. ACM Transaction Asian Low-Resource Language Information Processing 16(4), 20-27.
  2. Sarkar, A., A. Biswas, M. Dutt, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya (2017). A Linear-Time Algorithm to Compute the Triangular Hull of a Digital Object.  Discrete Applied Mathematics 216. doi:10.1016/j.dam.2016.01.014, on- line:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166218X16300014, 408-423.
  3. Banerjee, S., B. B. Bhattacharya, B. Bhattacharya, A. Biswas, S. Das, R. Mandal, and S. Roy (2017). On Representing a Simple Polygon Perceivable to a Blind Person. Information Processing Letters 120.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ipl.2016.11.006, 1-5.
  4. Karmakar, N., A. Biswas, and P. Bhowmick (2016). Reeb Graph based Segmentation of Articulated Components of 3D Digital Objects. Theoretical Computer Science 624. DOI = 10.1016/j.tcs.2015.11.013, 25-40.
  5. Bandyopadhyay, O., A. Biswas, and B. B. Bhattacharya (2016). Long-bone Fracture Detection in Digital X-ray Images Based on Digital-Geometric Techniques. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 123, 2-14.
  6. Bera, S., A. Biswas, and B. B. Bhattacharya (2015). A Fast and Automated Granulometric Image Analysis Based on Digital Geometry. Fundamenta Informaticae 138, 321-338.
  7. Dutt, M., A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya (2014). On the Family of Shortest Isothetic Paths in a Digital Object An Algorithm with Applications. Computer Vision and Image Understanding 129, 75-88.
  8. Dutt, M., A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya (2014). On Finding a Shortest Isothetic Path and its Monotonicity inside a Digital Object. Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence 22(7), 590-605.
  9. Dutt, M., A. Biswas, and P. Bhowmick (2013). Approximate Partitioning of 2D Objects into Orthogonally Convex Components. Computer Vision and Image Understanding 117(4), 326-341.
  10. Biswas, A., P. Bhowmick, M. Sarkar, and B. B. Bhattacharya (2012). A Linear-time Combinatorial Algorithm to Find the Orthogonal Hull of an Object on the Digital Plane. Information Sciences, Elsevier 216. DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2012.05.029, 176-195.