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Dr.Sahana D.Gowda

Professor & HOD



  • D University of Mysore, Mysore, India 2009 Awarded
  • E (CSE) Bangalore University, Bangalore, India 2004 74.25%
  • E (CSE) Kuvempu University 1999 76.83%
  1. Experience
  • Professor and Head B N M Institute of Technology July 2015 – Till date
  • Professor B N M Institute of Technology Nov 2009 – June 2015
  • Lecturer Bangalore Institute of Technology May 2001 – Oct 2009
  • Software Programmer Red Wood Communications May 2000 – May 2001
  • Lecturer Vidhya Vikas Institute of Technology Oct 1999 – Feb 2000

Awards and Achievements

Academic Positions and other Responsibilities (University Level):

  • Member, Editorial Board Member, VTU News Letter, VTU, Belagavi
  • Member, LIC Committee Member, VTU, Belagavi
  • Member, BOE Member, VTU, Belagavi
  • Member, BOS Member, Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan
  • Member, BOS Member, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumakur (Nominee of Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi)

Academic Positions and other Responsibilities (Institute Level):

  • Member, Convener, Antiragging Committee, BNMIT (2017-18)

Awards/ Achievements/Memberships:

  • Letter of Appreciation , “Academic Performance” – BNMIT for the year 2017-18
  • Letter of Appreciation , “Academic Performance” – BNMIT for the year 2016-17
  • Letter of Appreciation , “Academic Performance” – BNMIT for the year 2015-16
  • Letter of Appreciation , “Academic Performance” – BNMIT for the year 2014-15

Expertise / list of subjects handled

Logic Design, Data Structure, Computer organization, Microprocessors, Advanced computer architecture, Cloud Computing, Operational Research, Operating Systems, Digital Image Processing, Computer System Performance Analysis

  1. Research Interest
  • 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
  • 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
  1. Funding received
  • 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/-

Duration: 2012

    1. Journal

      • 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
      1. Conference

        • 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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