IIEST, Shibpur

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

(Formerly Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur)

Empowering the nation since 1856

Dr. Arindam Biswas
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Associate Professor and Head, Information Technology


  • Ph.D. (ISI Kolkata)

 

Contact Addresses
Residence
Phone (office) +91 - 33 - 26684561/62/63 Ext.
Mobile +91 -
email abiswas@it.becs.ac.in, barindam@gmail.com

 

Research Areas
  • Digital Geometry.
  • Image Processing and Pattern Recognition.
  • Medical Image Analysis

 

Recent Publications International Journals
    • A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, M. Sarkar, and B. B. Bhattacharya, A Linear-time Combinatorial Algorithm to Find the Orthogonal Hull of an Object on the Digital Plane, Information Sciences, Elsevier, 2012, DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2012.05.029.
    • A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, M. Sarkar, and B. B. Bhattacharya, A Linear-time Combinatorial Algorithm to Find the Orthogonal Hull of an Object on the Digital Plane, Information Sciences, Elsevier, 2012, DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2012.05.029.
    • P. Bhowmick, A. Biswas, and B. B. Bhattacharya, On the Representation of a Digital Contour with an Unordered Point Set for Visual Perception, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 22(7), pp. 590 – 605, 2011, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvcir.2011.07.005.
    • S. Chatterjee, R. Karim, A. Biswas , A. K. Ray, Image Processing of Ultrasound Color Doppler to Characterize Malignant Breast Lesion, Advanced Materials Research Journal (AMR), Vol. 403 – 408, pp. 830 – 834, 2011, DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.403-408.830, ISSN:1022-6680.
    • S. Chatterjee, A. K. Ray, R. Karim, and A. Biswas, Architectural Design to Characterize Malignant Breast Lesion, International Journal of Computer Applications, Vol. 31(11), pp. 8-15, 2011, DOI: 10.5120/3939-5529, ISBN: 978-93-80865-13-7.
    • M. Dutt, A. Sarkar, A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B.B. Bhattacharya, Efficient Word Segmentation and Baseline Localization in Handwritten Documents Using Isothetic Covers, International Journal of Digital Library Systems, Vol. 2(3), pp. 1 – 13, 2011, DOI: 10.4018/jdls.2011070101.
    • M. Dutt, A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B.B. Bhattacharya, On Finding an Orthogonal Convex Skull of a Digital Object, International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology, Vol. 21(1), pp. 14 – 27, 2011, DOI: 10.1002/ima.20266.
    • A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya, Construction of Isothetic Covers of a Digital Object: A Combinatorial Approach, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 21(4), pp. 295 – 310, 2010, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvcir.2010.02.001.
    • S. Pal, P. Bhowmick, A. Biswas, and B.B. Bhattacharya, Understanding Digital Documents Using Gestalt Properties of
      Isothetic Components, International Journal of Digital Library Systems, Vol. 1(3), pages 1 – 25, 2010, DOI: 10.4018/jdls.2010070101.
    • A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya, Archival Image Indexing with Connectivity Features using Randomized Masks, Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 8(4), pages 1625 – 1636, September 2008, DOI:10.1016/j.asoc.2007.05.020.
    • A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya, Shape Codes and Their Applications to Image Retrieval, Electronic Letters on Computer Vision and Image Analysis (ELCVIA), Vol. 7(2), pp. 62 – 75, 2008.
    • P. Bhowmick, A. Biswas, and B. B. Bhattacharya, Thinning-free Polygonal Approximation of Thick Digital Curves Using Cellular Envelope, Electronic Letters on Computer Vision and Image Analysis (ELCVIA), Vol. 7(2), pp. 76 – 95, 2008.

Book Chapters
    • A. Biswas, S. Pal, P. Bhowmick, and B.B. Bhattacharya, Geometric Analysis and Efficient Indexing of Digital Documents, Machine Learning Techniques for Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval: Technologies, Applications & Perspectives, C.-H. Wei (Ed.) (accepted), 2010.

International Conferences
    • S. Chatterjee, A. K. Ray, R. Karim, A. Biswas, Classification of Malignant Tumors Using Multiple Sonographic Features, IEEE Proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Trends in Information Systems(ReTIS-2011), pp. 252 – 256, Dec. 21 – 23, 2011, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.
    • S. Chatterjee, A. K. Ray, R. Karim, A. Biswas, Micro-calcification Detection to Characterize Malignant Breast Lesion, Annual IEEE India Conference (INDICON 2011), pp. 1 – 4, Dec. 16  – 18, 2011 Hyderabad, India.
    • S. C. Dutta, A. Biswas, S. Mitra, and C. Saha, Extraction of Lip Region from Video Sequences of Basic Facial Expressions, in Proc. ofInternational Conference on Computational vision and Robotics: ICCVR'11, Aug. 13 – 14, 2011 (accepted).
    • N. Karmakar, A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B.B. Bhattacharya, Construction of 3D Orthogonal Cover of a Digital Object, in Proc. of 14th International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis: IWCIA'11, Madrid, Spain, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer, Vol. 6636, pp. 70 – 83, May 23 – 25, 2011, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-21073-0_9.
    • S. Chatterjee, R. Karim, A. Biswas , A. K. Ray, Image Processing of Ultrasound Color Doppler to Characterize Malignant Breast Lesion, in Proc. of International Conference on  Control, Robotics and Cybernetics: ICCRC'11, New Delhi, India, IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1176M-PRT, ISBN: 978-1-4244-9709-6, pp. VI: 159 – 162, Mar 21 – 23, 2011.
    • M. Dutt, A. Biswas, and P. Bhowmick, ACCORD: With Approximate Covering of Convex Orthogonal Decomposition, in Proc. of 16th IAPR International Conference on Discrete Geometry for Computer Imagery: DGCI'11, Nancy, France, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer, Vol. 6607, pp. 489 – 500, April 6 – 8, 2011, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-19867-0_41.
    • S. Pal, P. Bhowmick, and A. Biswas, FACET: A Fast Approximate Circularity Estimation Technique, in Proc. of 2nd International Conference of Emerging Applications of Information Technology: EAIT'11, Kolkata, India, IEEE CS Press, pp. 106 – 109, February 19 – 20, 2011, DOI: 10.1109/EAIT.2011.45.
    • A. Sarkar, A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B.B. Bhattacharya, Combinatorial Construction of the Orthogonal Concavity Tree of a Digital Object, in Proc. of 2nd International Conference of Emerging Applications of Information Technology: EAIT'11, Kolkata, India, IEEE CS Press, pp. 210 – 213, 2011, DOI: 10.1109/EAIT.2011.55.
    • S. Pratihar, S. Pal, P. Bhowmick, A. Biswas, and B.B. Bhattacharya, Recognition of Hand-drawn Graphs Using Digital-geometric Techniques, in Proc. of 12th International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition: ICFHR'10, Kolkata, India, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 89 – 94, November 16 – 18, 2010, DOI: 10.1109/ICFHR.2010.20.
    • A. Sarkar, A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B.B. Bhattacharya, Word Segmentation and Baseline Detection in Handwritten Documents Using Isothetic Covers, in Proc. of 12th International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition: ICFHR'10, Kolkata, India, IEEE Computer Society, pp. 445 – 450, November 16 – 18, 2010, DOI: 10.1109/ICFHR.2010.76.
    • A. Biswas, M. Dutt, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya, On Finding the Orthogonal Convex Skull of a Digital Object, in Proc. of 13th International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis: IWCIA'09, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, Research Publishing Services, Editors: Petra Wiederhold and Reneta P. Barneva, pp.25 – 36, November 24 – 27, 2009.
    • S. Pal, P. Bhowmick, A. Biswas, and B. B. Bhattacharya, GOAL: Towards understanding of Graphic Objects from Architectural to Line drawings, in Proc. of 8th International Workshop on Graphics Recognition: GREC'09, La Rochelle, France, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), 2010, Springer, Vol. 6020, pp.81 – 92, July 22 – 23, 2009, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-13728-0_8.
    • A. Biswas, M. Sarkar, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya, Finding the Orthogonal Hull of a Digital Object: A Combinatorial Approach, in Proc. of 12th International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis: IWCIA'08, Buffalo, USA, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer, Vol. 4958, pp. 124 – 135, April 7 – 9, 2008, DOI:10.1007/978-3-540-78275-9_11.
    • A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya, Extraction of Regions of Interest from Face Images Using Cellular Analysis, in Proc. of 1st Bangalore Annual Compute Conference: COMPUTE'08, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, ACM, Article No. 15, pp. 1 – 8, January 18 – 20, 2008, DOI: 10.1145/1341771.1341787.
    • B. B. Bhattacharya, A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and T. Acharya, A Fast On-chip Mean Filter Requiring only Integer Operations, in Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 6822, 682217, SPIE VCIP (Visual Communication and Image Processing) Conference, California, January 26 – 31, 2008, DOI: 10.1117/12.776602.
    • A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya, Characterization of Isothetic Polygons for Image Indexing and Retrieval, in Proc. of International Conference on Computing: Theory and Applications: ICCTA'07, Kolkata, India, IEEE CS Press, pp. 590 – 594, March 5 – 7, 2007, DOI: 10.1109/ICCTA.2007.36.
    • P. Bhowmick, A. Biswas, and B. B. Bhattacharya, ICE: The Isothetic Convex Envelope of a Digital Object, in Proc. of International Conference on Computing: Theory and Applications: ICCTA'07, Kolkata, India, IEEE CS Press, pp. 219 – 223, March 5 – 7, 2007, DOI: 10.1109/ICCTA.2007.70.
    • P. Bhowmick, A. Biswas, and B. B. Bhattacharya, Ranking of Optical Character Prototypes Using Cellular Lengths, in Proc. of International Conference on Computing: Theory and Applications: ICCTA'07, Kolkata, India, IEEE CS Press, pp. 422 – 426, March 5 – 7, 2007, DOI: 10.1109/ICCTA.2007.109.
    • A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya, SCOPE: Shape Complexity of Objects using Isothetic Polygonal Envelope, in Proc. of 6th International Conference on Advances in Pattern Recognition: ICAPR'07, Kolkata, India, Advances in Pattern Recognition, pp. 356 – 360, January 2 – 4, 2007, DOI: 10.1142/9789812772381_0060.
    • P. Bhowmick, A. Biswas, and B. B. Bhattacharya, DRILL: Detection and Representation of Isothetic Loosely Connected Components without Labeling, in Proc. of 6th International Conference on Advances in Pattern Recognition: ICAPR'07, Kolkata, India, Advances in Pattern Recognition, pp. 343 – 348, January 2 – 4, 2007, DOI: 10.1142/9789812772381_0058.
    • P. Bhowmick, A. Biswas, and B. B. Bhattacharya, PACE: Polygonal Approximation of Thick Digital Curves Using Cellular Envelope, in Proc. of 5th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing: ICVGIP'06, Madurai, India, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer, Vol. 4338, pp. 299 – 310, December 13 – 16, 2006, DOI: 10.1007/11949619_27.
    • A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya, MuSC: Multigrid Shape Codes and Their Applications to Image Retrieval, in Proc. of International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security: CIS'05, Xian, China, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer, Vol. 3801, pp. 1057 – 1063, December 15 – 19, 2005, DOI:10.1007/11596448_158.
    • P. Bhowmick, A. Biswas, and B. B. Bhattacharya, Isothetic Polygons of a 2D Object on Generalized Grid, in Proc. of 1st International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence: PReMI'05, Kolkata, India, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer, Vol. 3776, pp. 407 – 412, Dec. 20 – 22, 2005, DOI:10.1007/11590316_62.
    • A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya, Reconstruction of Torn Documents Using Contour Maps, in Proc. of International Conference on Image Processing: ICIP'05, Genoa, Italy, IEEE CS Press, pp. III:517 – 520, September 11 – 14, 2005, DOI: 10.1109/ICIP.2005.1530442.
    • A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya, TIPS: On Finding a Tight Isothetic Polygonal Shape Covering a 2D Object, in Proc. of 14th Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis: SCIA'05, Joensuu, Finland, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer, Vol. 3540, pp. 930 – 939, June 19 – 22, 2005, DOI:10.1007/11499145_94.
    • A. Biswas, P. Bhowmick, and B. B. Bhattacharya, CONFERM: Connectivity Features with Randomized Masks and Their Applications to Image Indexing, in Proc. of 4th Indian Conference on Computer Graphics & Image Processing: ICVGIP'04, Kolkata, India, Allied Publishers Private Limited, Editors: B. Chanda, S, Chandran, and L. Davis, pp. 556 – 562, December 16 – 18, 2004.

Patents
    • T. Acharya, B. B. Bhattacharya, P. Bhowmick, A. Bishnu, A. Biswas, M. K. Kundu, C. A. Murthy, S. Das, and S. C.
      Nandy, Minutia Matching using Scoring Techniques, US Patent No. 7,359,532, issued on April 15, 2008.

National Conferences
  • S. Chatterjee, A. K. Ray, R. Karim, A. Biswas, Architectural Design for Median Filter, IEEE Proceedings of the 3rd National Conference on Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and Graphics (NCVPRIPG-2011), pp. 247 – 250, Dec, 15 – 17, 2011, Hubli, Karnataka, India.
  • S. Bag, P. Bhowmick, G. Harit, and A. Biswas, Character Segmentation of Handwritten Bengali Text by Vertex Characterization of Isothetic Covers, 3rd National Conference on Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and Graphics (NCVPRIPG 2011), Dec, 15 – 17, 2011, Hubli, Karnataka, India.

 

Courses Undertaken
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Discrete Geometry and Graph Theory
  • Information and System Security

 


Department of Information Technology, BESU, Shibpur - 7111 03, INDIA