Dr. Sahana D Gowda
Designation : Professor and Head
Area of specialization : Document Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Data Mining, Video Analytics
Date of Joining BNMIT : 2/11/2009
Nature of Association (Regular/Contractual/Adjunct) : Regular
E-mail Id : email@example.com
No. of years of Experience : 20 yrs (teaching) 1yr (Industry)
Department : Computer Science & Engineeering
|Degree||Institution||Month & Year of Passing||% of marks obtained|
|Ph.D||University of Mysore, Mysore, India.||2009 Awarded|
|M.E (CSE)||Bangalore University, Bangalore, India||2004||74.25%|
|B.E (CSE)||Kuvempu University||1999||76.83%|
|1||Professor and Head||BNM Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India||July 2015 – Till date|
|2||Professor||BNM Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India||Nov 2009 – June 2015|
|3||Lecturer||Bangalore Institute of Technology||May 2001 – Oct 2009|
|4||Software Programmer||Red Wood Communications||May 2000 – May 2001|
|5||Lecturer||Vidhya Vikas Institute of Technology||Oct 1999 – Feb 2000|
Awards and Achievements
- Accenture Star Achiever Award – 2019 from Accenture, Bengaluru.
- Abdul Kalam Life Time Achievement National Award for remarkable achievements in the field of Teaching, Research & Publications, International Institute for Social and Economic Reforms (R), 2017.
- Best Teacher award, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering , B N M Institute of Technology, 2017.
- Best Teacher award, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering , B N M Institute of Technology, 2016.
- Letter of Appreciation , “Academic Performance” – BNMIT for the year 2015-16.
- Letter of Appreciation , “Academic Performance” – BNMIT for the year 2017-18.
- Letter of Appreciation , “Academic Performance” – BNMIT for the year 2019-20.
Roles and Responsibilities as a Researcher
- Technical Advisory Committee Member for 5th National Conference on Multimedia Technology and Communication System (NCMTCS-2019) at Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan on 10th and 11th May 2019.
- Session Chair for International Conference on Information and Computing Systems, AMC Engineering College on 3rd and 4th May 2019.
- Reviewer for 3rd International Conference on Emerging Research in Electronics, Computer Science and Technology on 23rd and 24th August 2018.
- Reviewer for 5th International Conference on Emerging Research in Computing, information, communication and applications- ERCICA 2018.
- Honorary Chair at 6th International Conference on Signal & Image Processing, 2017
- Reviewer for International Journal on Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, 2017
- D Thesis Evaluation – Karpagam University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, 2017
- Reviewer for ICTACT Journal on Image and Video Processing Global Impact Factor, 2016
- Doctoral Committee Member for progress evaluation of Research Scholars at P.E.S College of Engineering, Mandya, 2016
- D Thesis Evaluator, Griffith University, Australia, 2015
- D Thesis Evaluator, University of Mysore, 2014
- Program Chair, International Conference on Signal and Image Processing (ICSIP-2014) at B N M Institute of Technology, Bangalore during 8th-10th Jan 2014. Conference Proceedings has been published by IEEE through CPS.
- Session Chair at 7th National Conference on Recent Trends in Computer Science & Engineering for faculties & PG Students and Workshop on RTI, SJB Institute of Technology, 2012
- Reviewer for International conference on Information Processing (ICIP), 2012
- Invited as Subject Expert to deliver online course on Digital Image Processing, VTU Edusat Programme 17, 2012
- Reviewer for International Conference on Computer Vision, graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP), 2011
- Invited as Subject Expert to deliver online course on Logic Design, VTU Edusat Programme 15, 2011
- Reviewer for International Conference on Signal and Image Processing(ICSIP), 2010 19. Reviewer for IET Image processing Journal, The Institution of Engineering and technology, England & Wales and Scotland.
Academic Positions and other Responsibilities (University Level):
- Editorial Board member , VTU News Letter
- LIC Committee Member, VTU
- BOE Member, VTU
- BOS Member, Malnad Engineering College, Hassan
- Board of Studies (Computer Science & Engineering), Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumakuru from 2019 to 2021 (Nominee of Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi)
- Delivered lecture on Document Image Processing and Pattern Generation for Canilvalence in FDP on Digital Image Processing & its Application at Navodaya institute of Technology, Raichur, January 2015 2.
- International Document Image Processing Summer School 2015(IDIPS-2015), Kefalonia Island, Greece, 2015.
- Delivered lecture on Pattern Matching in FDP on Research Trends in Image Processing and Hands-On using MATLAB, Don Bosco Institute of Technology, January 2015
- Delivered lecture on Digital Image Processing in Edusat education at VTU Centre, 2014.
- Delivered lecture on Logic design in Edusat education at VTU Centre, 2013.
- Delivered lecture on Document Image Processing in Faculty Development Program at SJBIT, Bangalore, 2012.
- Invited as Subject Expert to deliver online course on Logic Design, VTU Edusat Programme 15, August to November 2011
- Delivered lecture on Document Image Processing in Faculty Development Program at PES, Mandya, 2010.
- Delivered a lecture on Intelligent System for Anomaly Detection in Webinar Series on Research Frontiers in Intelligent Computing, BNMIT, 2020.
- Delivered lecture on Document Image Processing –Data Science in Faculty Development Programme at AMC Engineering Collage Bangalore, 2020
- Panel coordinator in a Five days Faculty Development Programme on Exemplary Practices in Teaching-Learning and Evaluation of Courses in Computer Science & Information Technology, VTU-IIIT Allabhad, 2020.
Membership of Professional Bodies
- Life time member of International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
- Member of Computer Society of India (CSI).
Expertise / list of Subjects handled
- Logic Design
- Data Structure
- Computer organization
- Advanced computer architecture
- Cloud Computing
- Operational Research
- Operating Systems
- Digital Image Processing
- Computer System Performance Analysis
- Dr. Surabhi Narayan Ph.D. VTU, Belgaum 2017 Finger Print Generation for Document Images
- Bhargavi M S Ph.D. VTU, Belgaum 2018 Anomaly Detection in Moving Objects Through Spatio-Tempral Pattern Mining
- Smt. Kavita V Horadi Ph.D. VTU, Belgaum Pursuing Equivalence Detection amongst Compressed Document Images
- Jebah Jayakumar Ph.D. VTU, Belgaum Registered Drone Surveillance System for Activity Detection
Title: Code Generation for Document Images based on Handwritten Components
Funding Agency: VTU, Belgaum, Karnataka, INDIA
Amount: 9.92 Lakhs
Duration: 03 years (2011 – 2014)
Title: Cognitive Machine Intelligence and Data Mining
Funding Agency: VTU-VGST
Amount: Rs. 1, 94,500/-
- Jebah Jayakumar, Sahana D Gowda, “Drone Types and its applications – A survey”, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol 7 Issue 6, EISSN 2395-0056, June 2020.
- D S Deepti, Sahana D Gowda, “Crop yield estimation using deep architectures”, International journal of Innovative Research in Science Engineering and Technology, Vol 9 isuue 6, EISSN 2319-8753, June 2020.
- D.Gowda, P.Nagabhushan, Chew Lim Tan, OCR-Less Procedure for Equivalence between Two Document Images Through Spatio-Entropy Quantifier, International Journal of Computing and Mathematical Applications, Vol 2. No1-2, January –December 2008.
- D.Gowda, P.Nagabhushan, Equivalence between Two Document Images through Iterative Histo Analysis of The Conventional Entropy Values, International Journal of Systemic, Cybernetics And Informatics, pp 23-33, October-2009.
- Nagabhushan, Sahana D.Gowda, Spotting A Target Advertisement in Source Document Image, Journal of Computer Science, Volume -6 Sept-Oct 2010.
- Sahana D Gowda, Bhargavi M S, “A novel validity index with dynamic cut-off for determining true clusters” published in Journal Pattern Recognition, Volume 48 Issue 11, Pages 3673-3687, Elsevier Science Inc. New York, USA, November 2015
- Sahana D Gowda, Surabhi Narayan, “Fingerprints for Imposed Layers in Document Images Based on Huffman Code and Logical Layout Analysis”, Journal of Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems, Vol 4, Issue 1, Pages 14-26, Malaysia, August 2016.
- Sahana D. Gowda , Surabhi Narayan, “Document Image Registration for Imposed Layer Extraction” ICTACT Journal on Image and Video Processing, ISSN: 0976-9102(Online), DOI:10.21917/ijivp.2017.0205, Volume: 07, Issue:03, February 2017.
- Sahana D Gowda, Hemanth Chandra, “ Secure and Efficient Client and Server Side Data Deduplication to Reduce Storage in Remote cloud Computing Systems”, International e-Journal for Technology and Research-2017, IDL-International Digital Library of Technology & Research, Volume 1, Issue 5, May 2017.
- Sahana D. Gowda, Chandrakala H T, Thippeswamy, “Enhancement of Degraded Document Images using Retinex and Morphological Operations”, International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security (IJCSIS), Vol. 16, No. 4 ISSN 1947-5500, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, April 2018
- Jebah Jayakumar, Sahana D Gowda, “Trajectory path planning in indoor surveillance to assist blind”, Internal conference on future Engineering”, Ayodhya, 26-27 June 2020.
- D.Gowda, P.Nagabhushan, “Page Segmentation and Rule Based Identification Method for Technical Journal Pages”, International Conference on Cognition and Recognition (ICCR-05), PES College of Engineering, Mandya 22nd -23rd Dec 2005.
- D.Gowda, P.Nagabhushan, “Unconstrained Tight Structure Extraction using Vornoi Tessellation on Document Images”, MLMTA’06, Las’ Vegas, Navada, USA (IC), Jun-2006.
- D.Gowda, P.Nagabhushan, “Extraction of Structural Attributes using Improved Area Vornoi Diagrams on Document Images” , National Conference on ImagePprocessing and Information System, Mar-2007
- D.Gowda, P.Nagabhushan, “Equivalence Between Two Document Images In Terms of Geometry and Entropy”, International Conference on Advances in Computer Vision and Information Technology (ACVIT) Aurangabad India, Nov-2007.
- D.Gowda, P.Nagabhushan, “Equivalence between Two Layout-Variant Document Images without Reading”, International Conference on Modeling and simulation (MS’07), Kolkota,India, 3rd – 5th Dec-2007
- D.Gowda, P.Nagabhushan, “Entropy Quantifiers useful for establishing equivalence between text document images”, International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimedia Applications (ICCIMA’07) 07, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India, 13th – 15th Dec-2007.
- Sahana D Gowda, Surabhi Narayan, International Conference “Discrimination of Hand written and machine printed word components using Rough set theory” World Congress on Information and Communication Technologies (WICT 2012) , Trivandrum, 2012.
- Sahana D Gowda, Surabhi Narayan, “Discrimination of Handwritten and Machine Printed Text in Scanned Document Images” VCASAN 2013, BNMIT, Bangalore, 17-19 July 2013.
- D. Gowda, P Nagabhushan, Muralidhara, “ Establishing the equivalence between two scale variant text components”, Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications(ERCICA-2014), Elsevier Publications, ISBN: 9789351072621, PP: 226-233, 2014.
- Sahana D Gowda, P Nagabhushan, Syed Imtiaz “Rule Line Detection and Removal in handwritten text images” International Conference on Signal and Image Processing, 2014(ICSIP2014), BNMIT Bangalore,[Publisher: IEEE, ISBN No:978-0-7695-5100-5/13]. (IF: 3.735), Jan 2014.
- Sahana D Gowda, Bhargavi M S, “An hybrid validity index for dynamic cut-off in hierarchical agglomerative clustering”, Third International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI-2014), Greater Noida, India, September 24-27 2014.
- Sahana D Gowda, Ashwini Kumari.M, Bhargavi M.S,“Detection of Outliers in an Unsupervised Environment“ , International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Data Mining (ICCIDM), Sambalpur, Odisha, Dec 20th & 21st, 2014.
- Sahana D Gowda, Muralidhara, P Nagabhushan “Establishment of Equivalence Between Two Degraded Document Images”, IEEE, International Advance Computing Conference 2015, Bangalore, India.[IEEE, ISBN No. 978-1-4799-8047-5/15/$31.00©2015], 2015.
- Sahana D Gowda, Anupama D.S, “Clustering of Web User Sessions to maintain Occurrence of Sequence in Navigation Pattern”, Second International Symposium on Computer Vision and the Internet (VisionNet’15), Procedia Computer Science, ELSEVIER, 2015.
- Sahana D Gowda, Surabhi Narayan, “ Alignment Estimation of Document Images for Registration”, 6th IEEE International Advance Computing Conference (IACC-2016), Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India, February 27th & 28th , 2016.
- Sahana D Gowda, Nirmala Y, “Classification of Mammogram Images Using Pattern Classifiers”, 6th International Conference on Signal & Image Processing (ICSIP-2017), Maharaja Institute of Technology Mysore (MITM), 18th – 19th Aug 2017.
- Sahana D. Gowda, M.S. Bhargavi, “Cluster Representation and Discrimination based on Regression Line”, Third International Conference on Cognitive Computing and Information Processing, Springer publication, JSSATE, Bengaluru, 15 & 16 Dec 2017.
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