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Debashis Ghosh

Debashis Ghosh

Professor

debashis.ghosh@ece.iitr.ac.in
01332-285634

Communication Systems & Signal Processing, Cognitive radio & Sensor networks, Image & video processing, Computer vision & pattern recognition
From To Designation Organisation
1999 1999 DAAD Research Fellow University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
1999 2000 Senior Lecturer IIT Guwahati
2000 2006 Assistant Professor IIT Guwahati
2003 2004 Visiting Faculty NUS, Singapore
2006 2008 Senior Lecturer Multimedia University, Malaysia
2008 2015 Associate Professor IIT Roorkee
2015 Present Professor IIT Roorkee
Award Institute Year Awarded
Excellence in Teaching Multimedia University, Malaysia 2007
Degree Subject University Year Studied
B.E. Electro. & Comm. Engg. MNIT (erstwhile MREC), Jaipur 1993
M.Sc. (Engg.) Elec. Comm. Engg. IISc, Bangalore 1996
Ph.D. Elec. Comm. Engg. IISc, Bangalore 2000
From To Designation Organisation Level
2002 2003 Faculty Advisor, Techniche IIT Guwahati
2006 2008 Asstt. Program Coordinator, Bio-instrumentation Multimedia University, Malaysia
2006 2008 Member, Academic & Corporate Planning Committee Multimedia University, Malaysia
2006 2008 Member, Joint Industrial Training Program Committee Multimedia University, Malaysia
2006 2006 Chairman, Students' Cultural Board IIT Guwahati
2007 2008 Elected Member, Cluster Committee for Academic Promotion Multimedia University, Malaysia
2012 2016 Convenor, Communication Systems Group IIT Roorkee
2012 present Dy. Chief Advisor, Cultural Council IIT Roorkee
2013 2015 Chairman, DAPC IIT Roorkee
2013 present Member-expert, Railtel-IITR Center of Excellence in Telecomm. IIT Roorkee
2016 2018 Head of the Department IIT Roorkee
Scheme Sponsoring Agency Other Faculties Year Sponsored
Omni-directional night surveillance system UNITELE, Malaysia 2007
Sign language recognitin for deaf communication IITR 2009
Automatic biometric verification using image processing techniques Newgen Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd. 2014
Agricultural Information Systems for ICT Railtel-IITR Center 2014
Membership Details
IEEE, Member
IEEE Communication Society, Member
Title Course Code Course Semester
Information & Communication Theory EC 512 M.Tech (Comm). - I yr. Autumn
Coding Theory & Applications EC 515 M.Tech (Comm). - I yr. Spring
Advanced Digital Communication Techniques EC-516 M.Tech (Comm). - I yr. Spring
Speech & Image Processing EC 518 M.Tech (Comm). - I yr. Spring
Adaptive Signal Processing Techniques EC 614 M.Tech (Comm). - I yr. Spring
Digital Signal Processing & Applications EC 411 B.Tech. (ECE) - IV yr. Autumn
Digital Image Processing EC-316 B.Tech. (ECE) - III yr. Spring
Signals & Systems EC 202 B.Tech. (ECE) - II yr. Spring
Fundamentals of Electronics EC 102 B.Tech. - I yr. Autumn
Topic Scholar Name Status of PhD Registration Year
Vision based dynamic hand gesture recognition for human computer interaction Manas Kamal Bhuyan A 2002
Text extraction in degraded and stylistic documents Brijmohan Singh A 2009
Application of fuzzy logic and PSO in some image processing and analysis methods Ajay Khunteta A 2010
Non-invasive detection of human vital signs using concurrent dual-band RF sensor Brijesh Iyer A 2011
Mobile vision system for plant leaf analysis Shitala Prasad A 2011
Adaptive techniques for cyclostationary spectrum sensing in cognitive radios Ribhu A 2012
Energy efficient communication for wireless sensor networks Prateek Dolas O 2011
Resource allocation for wireless communication systems Manoranjan Rai O 2014
Target detection and tracking in video surveillance Kamlesh Verma O 2014
Scholar Name Interest
Prateek Dolas Communication systems, Wireless Sensor Networks, Green communication
Manoranjan Rai Bharti Communication systems, Wireless communication, Cognitive radio
Kamlesh Verma Signal, image & video processing, Video surveillance
Institute Visited Purpose of Visit Visit Date
Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany DAAD Research visit Jun-Jul'16
  1. D. Ghosh and A. P. Shivaprasad, “Fast codeword search algorithm for real time codebook generation in adaptive VQ,” IEE Proceedings - Visual, Image and Signal Processing, vol. 144, no. 5, pp. 278 – 284, October 1997.
  2. D. Ghosh and A. P. Shivaprasad, “Possibilistic clustering in Kohonen networks for vector quantization,” IEEE-CS Newsletter looking.forward, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 9 – 11, Spring 1997.
  3. D. Ghosh and A. P. Shivaprasad, “An analytic approach for generation of artificial handprinted character database from given generative models,” Pattern Recognition, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 907 – 920, June 1999 (publ: Elsevier Science).
  4. D. Ghosh and A. P. Shivaprasad, “Handwritten script identification using possibilistic approach for cluster analysis,” Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, vol. 80, pp. 215 – 224, May-June 2000.
  5. P. N. Swamy, I. Chakrabarti and D. Ghosh, “An architecture for motion estimation using one-dimensional hierarchical search block matching algorithm,” IEE Proceedings – Computers and Digital Techniques, vol. 149, no. 5, pp. 229 – 239, September 2002.
  6. M.K. Bhuyan, D. Ghosh and P.K. Bora, “Hand motion tracking and trajectory matching for dynamic hand gesture recognition,” Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 435 – 447, December 2006 (publ: Taylor & Francis).
  7. K.V.N. Poleswara Rao and D. Ghosh, “HMM based recognition of facial expressions via facial motion tracking,” International Journal of Tomography & Statistics, vol. 5, no. AI107, pp. 1 – 5, 2007 (publ: Indian Society for Development and Environment Research).
  8. V. Verma and D. Ghosh, “Synthesis and animation of dynamic hand gestures for sign language generation,” Journal of Intelligent Systems, vol. 17, no. 1 – 4, pp. 173 – 183, 2008 (publ: Freund & Pettman, UK).
  9. E.E.A. Abusham, A.T.B. Jin, W.E. Kiong and Debashis G., “Face recognition based on nonlinear feature approach,” American Journal of Applied Sciences, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 574 – 580, 2008 (publ: Science Publications, USA).
  10. M.K. Bhuyan, P.K. Bora and D. Ghosh, “Trajectory guided recognition of hand gestures having only global motions,” International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 222 – 233, Spring 2008 (publ: World Academy of Science, Engineering & Technology).
  11. D. Ghosh, T. Dube and A.P. Shivaprasad, “Script recognition – a review,” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis & Machine Intelligence, vol. 32, no. 12, pp. 2142 – 2161, December 2010.
  12. M.K. Bhuyan, P.K. Bora and D. Ghosh, “An integrated approach to recognition of a wide class of continuous hand gestures”, International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 227 – 252, March 2011 (publ: World Scientific).
  13. B.M. Singh, A. Mittal, M.A. Ansari and D. Ghosh, “Handwritten Devanagari word recognition: A curvelet transform based approach,” International Journal on Computer Science and Engineering, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 1658 – 1665, April 2011 (publ: Engg Journal Publication).
  14. B.M. Singh, N. Gupta, R. Tyagi, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “Parallel implementation of Devanagari text line and word segmentation approach on GPU,” International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 24, no. 9, pp. 7 – 14, June 2011 (publ: Foundation of Computer Science, USA).
  15. B.M. Singh, R. Sharma, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “Parallel implementation of Otsu’s binarization approach on GPU,” International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 16 – 21, October 2011 (publ: Foundation of Computer Science, USA).
  16. B.M. Singh, R. Sharma, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “Parallel implementation of Niblak’s binarization approach on CUDA,” International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 22 – 27, October 2011 (publ: Foundation of Computer Science, USA).
  17. B.M. Singh, R. Sharma, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “Parallel implementation of Souvola’s binarization approach on GPU,” International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 28 – 33, October 2011 (publ: Foundation of Computer Science, USA).
  18. B.M. Singh, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “An evaluation of different feature extractors and classifiers for offline handwritten Devnagari character recognition,” Journal of Pattern Recognition and Research, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 269 – 277, 2011.
  19. B.M. Singh, V. Chand, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “Text line extraction from complex layout documents,” International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 36 – 43, November 2011 (publ: Foundation of Computer Science, USA).
  20. R.N. Dubey, V. Gunnala and D. Ghosh, “Performance evaluation of error resilience techniques in H.264 / AVC standard,” International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 45, no. 8, pp. 33 – 39, May 2012 (publ: Foundation of Computer Science, USA).
  21. Shitala Prasad, Sateesh K. Peddoju and Debashis Ghosh, “AgroMobile: A cloud-based framework for agriculturists on mobile platform,” International Journal of Advance Science and Technology, vol. 59, pp. 41 – 52, October 2013 (publ: Science And Engineering Research Support Society).
  22. A. Khunteta, D. Ghosh and Ribhu, “A fuzzy approach to image exposure level estimation and contrast enhancement in dark images via exposure level optimization,” International Journal of Latest Trend in Engineering, Science and Technology, vol. 1, no. 5, pp. 72 – 79, 2014 (publ: IJLTEST, London, UK).
  23. R. Chopra, D. Ghosh and D.K. Mehra, “Spectrum sensing for cognitive radios based on space-time FRESH filtering,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 3903 – 3913, July 2014.
  24. B.M. Singh, A. Mittal and D. Ghosh, “A novel method for straightening curved text-lines in stylistic documents,” EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, vol. 2014, article no. 36, July 2014 (publ: Springer).
  25. B.M. Singh, R. Sharma, D. Ghosh and A. Mittal, “Adaptive binarization of severely degraded and non-uniformly illuminated documents,” International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 393 – 412, December 2014 (publ: Springer).
  26. A. Khunteta and D. Ghosh “Edge detection via edge-strength estimation using fuzzy reasoning and optimal threshold selection using particle swarm optimization,” Advances in Fuzzy Systems, vol. 2014, article ID 365817, 2014 (publ: Hindawi Publishing Corpn.)
  27. Brijmohan Singh, Rahul Sharma, Debashis Ghosh and Ankush Mittal, “Multi-oriented text extraction in stylistic documents,” International Journal of Image and Graphics , vol. 15, no. 1, January 2015 (publ: World Scientific)
  28. Brijesh Iyer, Nagendra Prasad Pathak and D. Ghosh, “Dual-input dual-output RF sensor for indoor human occupancy and position monitoring,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 15, no. 7, pp. 3959 – 3966, July 2015.
  29. Shitala Prasad, Sateesh K. Peddoju and Debashis Ghosh, “Multi-resolution mobile vision system for plant leaf disease diagnosis,” Signal, Image and Video Processing, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 379 – 388, February 2016 (publ: Springer).
  30. Shitala Prasad, Sateesh K. Peddoju and Debashis Ghosh, “Agriculture-as-a-service,” accepted in IEEE Potentials Magazine.
  31. R. Chopra, D. Ghosh and D.K. Mehra, “FRESH filter based spectrum sensing in the presence of cyclic frequency offset,” accepted in IEEE Wireless Communications Letters.
  32. Shitala Prasad, Sateesh K. Peddoju and Debashis Ghosh, “An efficient low vision plant leaf shape identification system for smart phones,” accepted in Multimedia Tools and Applications (publ: Springer).