Room ECED-2 : 301
Email psankaran@nitc.ac.in
Office Phone 0495-2286721
Home Address http://www.nitc.ac.in/index.php/?url=users/view/320/10/3
Areas Of Interest Statistical pattern analysis, image processing, biometrics.

Hari C. V., Praveen Sankaran, "A clustered locally linear approach on face manifolds for pose estimation", Pattern Analysis and Applications (Accepted).

Rahul Nagar, Praveen Sankaran, "Sparse Manifold Discriminant Embedding for Face Recognition", IMCIP 2016, Bengaluru (Accepted).

Shameer F, Praveen Sankaran, "ECG Beat Classification Using Evidential K-Nearest Neighbours", IMCIP 2016 Bengaluru (Accepted).

Deepa Nair, Praveen Sankaran, “A modified dark channel prior for improved dehazing”, International Conference on Recent Advances in Intelligent Computational Systems, Trivandrum, December 2015.

Rashmi M., P Sankaran, "Landmark Point Selection Using Clustering for Data Classification", International Conference on Recent Advances in Intelligent Computational Systems, Trivandrum, December 2015.

AS Sankar, SS Nair, VS Dharan, P Sankaran, “Wavelet Sub Band Entropy Based Feature Extraction Method for BCI”, Procedia Computer Science 46, 1476-1482, 2015.

Deepa Nair, Pattem Ashok Kumar, Praveen Sankaran, “An Effective Surround Filter for Image Dehazing”, Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Interdisciplinary Advances in Applied Computing, October, 2014.

Deepa Nair, Pattem Ashok Kumar, Praveen Sankaran, “An Image Dehazing Method using Retinex”, Eighth International Conference on Image and Signal Processing (ICISP 2014).

Pattem Ashok Kumar, Praveen Sankaran, “Visual Information Fidelity in evaluating Retinex enhancement algorithms”, International Conference on Communications and Signal Processing (ICCSP), 2014.

Rashmi M., P Sankaran, “Extended Landmark Isomap for Data Classification”, Eighth International Conference on Data Mining and Warehousing (ICDMW 2014).

C.V. Hari, P Sankaran, “Multi Subspace Analysis with Supervised Separable Clusters for Classification of Smooth Nonlinear Manifolds”, 8th International Conference on Image & Signal Processing (ICISP – 2014).

C.V. Hari, P Sankaran, “Face pose estimation for driver distraction monitoring by automatic clustered linear discriminant analysis”, IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety (ICVES), 2014.

Parvathi V S, Smitha Satheesh and Praveen Sankaran, “Modular approach on Kernel Principal Component Analysis for enhanced Face Recognition” IEEE INDICON, Cochin, Kerala, 7 - 9 December 2012.

P. Sudharsan and P. Sankaran, “A RETINEX based Haze Removal Method,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems (ICIIS 2012), Madras, India, August 6-9, 2012.

A. S. Unde, Premprakash V. A. and P. Sankaran, “A Novel Edge Detection Approach on Active Contour for Tumor Segmentation,” Students' Conference on Engineering and Systems (SCES 2012), Allahabad, India, March 16-18, 2012. (Awarded Best Paper).

K. C. Ravi Chandra Varma, P. Sudharsan and P. Sankaran, "Application of Quad Tree for Low Bitrate Compression," Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE National Conference on Computational Intelligence and Signal Processing (CISP2012), Guwahati, India, March 2-3, 2012.

P. Sudharsan and P. Sankaran, “An Automated Multi Scale RETINEX with Color Restoration for Image Enhancement,” Proceedings of the IEEE National Conference on Communications (NCC) 2012, Kharagpur, India, February 3-5, 2012.

P. Sudharsan and P. Sankaran, “Fusion Based Multi Scale RETINEX with Color Restoration for Image Enhancement," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics (ICCCI 2012), Coimbatore, India 10-12 January, 2012.

A. S. Unde and P. Sankaran, “Semi-Automatic Tumor Segmentation Based on Modified Sparse Field Method," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics (ICCCI 2012), Coimbatore, India 10-12, January, 2012.

J. Foytik, P. Sankaran, and V. K. Asari, "Tracking and recognizing multiple faces using Kalman filter and modular PCA," Proceedings of the International Conference on Complex Adaptive Systems - CAS 2011, Complex Adaptive Systems (Editor in Chief: Cihan H. Dagli), Chicago, IL, USA, vol. 1, (Procedia Computer Science, vol. 6), pp. 256-261, 31 October - 02 November 2011.

P. Sankaran and V. K. Asari, "A second order polynomial based subspace projection method for dimensionality reduction," Proceedings of 2010 IEEE 17th International Conference on Image Processing - ICIP 2010, Hong Kong, pp. 3857 - 3860, 26-29 September, 2010.

P. Sankaran and K. V. Asari, "Nonlinear Manifold Discriminant Embedding for Face Recognition," IS&T and SPIE conference on Electronic Imaging: Applications of Artificial Neural Networks in Image Processing XII, San Jose, California, January 2009.

P. Sankaran and K. V. Asari, "Non linear Manifold Representation of a Face Image for Classification," International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering-ANNIE, St.Louis, MO, November 9-12, 2008.

N. Unaldi, P. Sankaran, K. V. Asari and Z. Rahman, "Image Enhancement for Improving Face Detection Under Non-Uniform Lighting Conditions," ICIP, San Diego 2008.

I. Purohit, P. Sankaran, K. V. Asari and M. A. Karim, "A modular approach on adaptive thresholding for the extraction of mammalian cell regions from bio-electric images in complex lighting environments," SPIE Defense and Security Symposium: Visual Information Processing XVII, Orlando, FL, March 16-20, 2008.

P. Sankaran, R. Gottumukkal, and K. V. Asari, "An automated feature localization algorithm for a feature specific modular approach for face recognition," International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications, 2007.

P. Sankaran and K. V. Asari, "Adaptive thresholding based mammalian cell segmentation for cell-destruction activity verification," IEEE International Workshop on Applied Imagery and Pattern Recognition, AIPR - 2006, Washington DC, October 11 - 13, 2006.

P. Sankaran, S.Gundimada , D.Valaparla , and K. V. Asari, "Eye center location based on estimated head pose," Multimedia Cyberscape Journal: Special Issue on Multimedia Data Processing and Compression, 2005.

P. Sankaran, S.Gundimada , R. C. Tompkins, and K. V. Asari, "Pose angle determination by face, eyes and nose localization," IEEE Workshop on Face Recognition Grand Challenge Experiments , FRGC 2005 in conjunction with the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, CVPR 2005, San Diego, CA, June 20 , 25, 2005.

P. Sankaran and K. V. Asari, "A multi-view approach on modular PCA for illumination and pose invariant face recognition," IEEE International Workshop on Applied Imagery and Pattern Recognition, AIPR - 2004, Washington DC, USA, ISBN 0-7695-2250-5, pp. 165-170, October 2004.

Current Students

  1. Hari C. V.

    • PhD, Electronics and Communication Engineering.
    • Research Topic: Classification algorithms for Face Pose Estimation.
    • Personal webpage
  2. Rashmi M.

    • PhD, Electronics and Communication Engineering.
    • Research Topic: Nonlinear Manifold Embedding for Data Classification.
    • Personal webpage
  3. Deepa Nair

    • PhD, Electronics and Communication Engineering.
    • Research Topic: Nonlinear Image Dehazing and Enhancement.
  4. Shameer

    • PhD, Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  5. Kalpana George

    • PhD, Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  6. Amala Sunny

    • M.Tech Signal Processing.
  7. Prhdhvi Raju

    • M.Tech Signal Processing.

Past Students

  1. Sudharsan Parthasarathy

    • M.Tech Signal Processing.
    • Thesis: A multi scale retinex with color restoration (MSRCR) framework for haze removal and tone mapping.
    • Current: Pursuing PhD at IIT-Madras.
    • Profile web page
  2. Amit S. Unde

    • M.Tech Signal Processing.
    • Thesis: Segmentation, registration and fusion of medical images. (Internship at Travancore Analytics Ltd., Technopark, Trivandrum).
    • Current: Pursuing PhD at NITC.
  3. K. C. Ravi Varma

    • M.Tech Signal Processing.
    • Thesis: Region based segmentation approaches for low bit-rate compression of smooth textured images.
    • Current: Pursuing PhD at IIT-Kharagpur.
  4. Pradeep Kumar J.

    • M.Tech Signal Processing.
    • Thesis: Single channel speech separation and speaker
      identification (Internship at Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore).
    • Current: Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore.
  5. Prasanna Hegde

    • M.Tech Signal Processing.
    • Thesis: Development of a Photorefractometer for accurate measurements of refractive errors. (Internship)
    • Current: Forus Health
  6. Rajesh M. S.

    • M.Tech Signal Processing.
    • Quadratic discriminant features for data classification.
    • Current: Signal Engineer at Meltronics Systemtech.
  7. Silby Sebastian

    • M.Tech Signal Processing.
    • Thesis: Microscopic image segmentation for automatic cell counting. (Project for Travancore Analytics Ltd., Technopark, Trivandrum).
    • Current: Bosch India.
  8. Vinayak Killedar

    • M.Tech Signal Processing.
    • Thesis: A novel multi channel blind deconvolution with recursive sigma filtering for image restoration.
    • Current: Continental AG, Bengaluru.
  9. Ashok Kumar

    • M.Tech Signal Processing.
    • Thesis: Image quality assessment on Nonlinear Enhancement Algorithms.
    • Current: Continental AG, Bengaluru.
  10. Anil Kalisetty

    • M.Tech Signal Processing.
    • Research Topic: Clustering for classification on smooth manifolds.
    • Current: TATA Consultancy Services.
  11. Hareesh BSV

    • M.Tech Signal Processing
    • Research Topic: Canonical correlation based classification.
  12. Ravikiran Navuri

    • M.Tech Signal Processing
    • Research Topic: Image enhancement and quality analysis.
  13. Rahul Nagar

    • M.Tech Signal Processing
    • Research Topic: Sparse Nonlinear Manifolds.
  14. Nirmala Rathore

    • M.Tech Signal Processing
    • Research Topic: Applications of Convolutional Neural Networks.
  15. Sravan Kumar Koyyada

    • M.Tech Signal Processing

    • Research Topic: Dimensionality reduction.

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