April – July 2020

Publications

April – July 2020

The paper titled “Autonomous shape formation and morphing in a dynamic environment by a swarm of robots” by Vaibhav Bajaj and Prof. Sachit Rao was presented as an extended abstract in AAMAS 2020. A virtual conference was held during May 11-13, 2020.

The paper titled “A New Statistical Framework for Corpus Callosum Sub-region Characterization Based on LBP Texture in Parkinsonian Disorders” by Debanjali Bhattacharya, Neelam Sinha, Jitender Saini, Shweta Prasad, Pramod Pal, and Sandhya M has been published in Frontiers in Neuroscience Journal.

Vol.14, Article 477, pp:1-13, May 2020, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2020.00477.

A research paper titled “Automated Testing of Refreshable Braille Display” authored by Shivam Kumar Singh (IMTech 2016), Sujit Kumar Chakrabarti and Dinesh Jayagopi was accepted in Human Choice and Computers Conference (HCC14), Tokyo, Japan to appear directly in the conference proceedings.

The paper titled Pox Controller based Qos Evaluation for 5G Systems-Network Slicing” by Nitya Ganeshan (PH2018018) was published in Spin 2020 (New Delhi)

https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9071353

Meenakshi D’Souza attended the NASA Formal Methods (NMF) 2020 conference virtually from May 11-15 2020. Meenakshi has a co-authored paper in this conference, in the project sponsored by Royal Academy of Engineering, UK, titled “Verifying band convergence for sampled control systems”, which was presented by P. Ezudheen, a co-author of the paper, virtually.

On 17 June 2020, Raksha P S (PhD candidate at Web Science Lab, IIITB) presented a webinar talk titled “Introduction to Web Science” organized by Global Institute of Management Sciences, Bangalore.

The following paper with former iM.Tech student Laasya Bangalore (IMT2013008), got published in the Journal of the ACM (JACM), the official journal of the ACM. The work is an extended version of her iM.Tech thesis work.

Title: The Power of Shunning: Efficient Asynchronous Byzantine Agreement Revisited

Authors: Laasya Bangalore (University of Rochester), Ashish Choudhury (IIIT Bangalore) and Arpita Patra (IISc, Bangalore)

Publication Information: JACM, Volume 67, Issue 3, pages 1-59, 2020

Invited book-chapter entitled “Modelling multi-walled carbon nanotubes — from quantum mechanical calculations to mechanical analogues” by B.K. Mishra & B. Ashok*, in “Organized Networks of Carbon Nanotubes” (Editors:  K.R.V. Subramanian, Raji George, Aravinda CL Rao),  CRC Press (2020). ISBN 9780367278205.

URL:
https://www.routledge.com/Organized-Networks-of-Carbon-Nanotubes-1st-Edition/Subramanian-George-Rao/p/book/9780367278205

Balaji Parthasarathy co-authored, with Monica Plechero, Mandar Kulkarni, and Cristina Chaminade, the paper “Explaining the past, predicting the future: The influence of regional trajectories on innovation networks of new industries in emerging economies” in Industry and Innovation,
https://doi.org/10.1080/13662716.2020.1780419

A joint paper by IIIT Bangalore and Accenture labs authored by Sowmya Rasipuram, Nikhil Sai, Dinesh Jayagopi and Anutosh Mitra and titled “A Using Deep 3D Features and an LSTM Based Sequence Model for Automatic Pain Detection in the Wild” was published in the International Workshop on Automated Assessment for Pain, 15th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture, 2020

P. Surya (PH2015020) presented a paper entitled “High Performance Operational Amplifier with 90dB Gain in SCL 180nm Technology” at the 24th International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test, Bhubaneswar, held during July 24-26, 2020. The paper was co-authored by Sounak Das (MT2017522), Chetan Parikh and Subhajit Sen

Journal Publication: “Invisible Stories that Drive Online Social Cognition” by Raksha P S (PH2015009), Prof. Srinath Srinivasa and Prof. Sridhar Mandyam in the journal IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems. DOI: 10.1109/TCSS.2020.3009474 online available at:
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9153834/

Spoorthi M. N., Prof. Subir K. Roy presented their work, “A Decimal Multiplier With Improved Speed Using Semi-Parallel Iterative Approach”, as a full paper, in IEEE- 24th International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test (VDAT 2020), held on 23-25 July 2020.

Manpreet Kaur Jaswal, Prof. Subir K. Roy presented their work, “DynRP- Non- Intrusive Profiler for Dynamic Reconfigurability”, as a full paper, in IEEE- 24th International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test (VDAT 2020), held on 23-25 July 2020. The authors received Best Paper Award for the same.
http://www.vdatvirtual.com/awards.php

Vinay C K (IMTech 2015) presented a paper titled “Design  of  a  real  time  portable  low-cost  multi-channel  surface electromyography  system  to  aid  neuromuscular  disorder  and  post-stroke  rehabilitation  patients” in 42nd Annual International Conferences of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, virtually conducted on July 20-24, 2020.  The authors of the paper are Vinay C K, Dr. Vikas Vazhayil (NIMHANS), and Dr. Madhav Rao (IIITB).

Vinay C K (IMTech 2015) presented a paper titled “Design of a portable anthropomimetic upper limb rehabilitation device for patients suffering from neuromuscular disability” in 42nd Annual International Conferences of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, virtually conducted on July 20-24, 2020. The authors of the paper are Vinay C K, Dr. Vikas Vazhayil (NIMHANS), and Dr. Madhav Rao (IIITB).

Sriram Marisetty (IMTech 2016) presented a 1-page research paper titled “A step  towards  an  automated  Drilling  Device  For  Neurosurgical Applications” in 42nd Annual International Conferences of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, virtually conducted on July 20-24, 2020.

The authors of the paper are Sriram Marisetty (IIITB), Pavan Kumar Pothula (IIITB), Pon Deepika (IIITB), Vinay C K (IIITB), Dr. Vikas Vazhayil (NIMHANS), and Dr. Madhav Rao (IIITB).

Pon Deepika (Former Research Associate working at MINRO) presented 1-page research paper titled “Towards An Autonomous Neuro-Navigation System For Robotic Neurosurgery” in 42nd Annual International Conferences of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, virtually conducted between July 20-24, 2020.

The authors of the paper are Pon Deepika, Sriram Marisetty (IIITB), Pavan Kumar Pothula (IIITB), Vinay C K (IIITB), Dr. Vikas Vazhayil (NIMHANS), Dr. T K Srikanth (IIITB), and Dr. Madhav Rao (IIITB).

Ronak Doshi (IMTech 2017) presented a 1-page research paper titled “Design and development of a flexible robotic operative microscope for surgical applications”  in 42nd Annual International Conferences of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, virtually conducted between July 20-24, 2020.

The authors of the paper are Ronak Doshi, Arvind Ramsankar (IIITB), Aravind Reddy (IIITB), Dr. Kirit Arumalla (NIMHANS), Dr. Anita Mahadevan (NIMHANS), Dr. Vikas Vazhayil (NIMHANS), and Dr. Madhav Rao (IIITB).

Sriram Marisetty (IMTech 2016) presented a paper titled “System Design of an Automated Drilling Device for Neurosurgical Applications” in 5th Asia Pacific Conference on Intelligent Robot Systems, virtually conducted between July 23-25, 2020.

The authors of the paper are Sriram Marisetty (IIITB), Pavan Kumar Pothula (IIITB), Pon Deepika (IIITB), Vinay C K (IIITB), Dr. Vikas Vazhayil (NIMHANS), and Dr. Madhav Rao (IIITB).

Ravali Palakurthi (MTech 2018) presented a paper titled “Design and analysis of ultra low power adiabatic computational subsystem based on symmetric stacking” in 24th International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test (VDAT-2020), virtually conducted on 23-25th July, 2020. The authors of the paper are Ravali Palakurthi, Purbasha Panda (IIITB), and Dr. Madhav Rao (IIITB).

The article titled “Data Nationalism: What is in the offing?” by Prof. Sridhar, V. has been published in Financial Express on July 15.

The same can be accessed here:
https://www.financialexpress.com/opinion/data-nationalism-its-time-india-enacts-data-protection-bill-to-enforce-property-rights-of-residents/2024134/

The article titled “Beyond the social network” by Prof. Sridhar, V. has been published in Economic Times July 17.

Nandakishore, K.N., Sridhar, V., Srikanth, T.K. (2020). Key Quality of Service Attributes of Digital Platforms. Asia Pacific Journal of Information Systems. 30(1), 94-119.

The following papers were accepted and presented at the International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications (SPCOM-2020), July 2020, IISc, Bangalore:

  1. Abhijith Madan , Ayush Khopkar, Shreekantha Nadig, K. M. Srinivasa Raghavan, Dhanya Eledath, V. Ramasubramanian, “Semi-supervised learning for acoustic model retraining: Handling speech data with noisy transcript” (presented by Abhijith Madan MT2017001 and Ayush Khopkar MT2017029).
  1. Shreekantha Nadig, V. Ramasubramanian, Sachit Rao, “Multi-target hybrid CTC-Attentional Decoder for joint phoneme-grapheme recognition” (presented by Shreekantha Nadig MS2016010).
  2. Tilak Purohit and V. Ramasubramanian, “Component-specific temporal decomposition: application to enhanced speech coding and co-articulation analysis” (presented by Tilak Purohit MT2017129).

A paper titled Articulatory feature-based methods for performance improvement of  multilingual phone recognition systems using Indian languages is published in Sadhana, Volume 45, Issue 1, 2020. The author are Manjunath KE (PH2014014), Dr. Dinesh Babu Jayagopi, KS Rao(IIT Kharaghpur) and Prof. Ramasubramanian.

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