Ninth IDRBT Doctoral Colloquium


The Institute organised the Ninth IDRBT Doctoral Colloquium on December 09, 2019. Research scholars from reputed institutions like ISI, IITs and IIITs, presented their research in the Colloquium.

The Annual IDRBT Doctoral Colloquium is an initiative aimed at discovering and exploring emerging areas of research in various domains of technology, sharing knowledge and forming a network of technology researchers. It intends to create a platform to collaborate, and exchange research ideas, thereby exploring the opportunities for innovation in the Indian FinTech Sector.

The specifics of the scholars and the topic on which they dwelt on are as under:

S. No. The Topic The Scholar Institution
1. Multi-view and cross-angle gait based behavioural biometric recognition system using Deep Learning Daksh Thapar Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
2. Scalable Regularized Canonical Correlation Analysis for Multimodal Omics Data Ankita Mandal Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata
3. An Interpretable Indic Optical Character Recognition through Domain Adaptation and Discriminative Localization Based Techniques Chandra Sekhar Indian Institute of Information Technology Sri City
4. Deep Residual Infrared Action Recognition by Integrating Local and Global Spatio-Temporal Cues Javed Imran Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
5. Image Dehazing by Learning to Compare Patches Sanchayan Santra Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata
6. Intelligent Recognition of Twins using Deep Ocular Features Gunjan Gautam Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad
7. Finger-selfies: A Secure and Economical Method for User Authentication Aakarsh Malhotra Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi
8. Reversible Data Hiding Using Reference Pixel Based Prediction Ravi Uyyala Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology
9. CoReRank: Ranking to Detect Users Involved in Blackmarket-based Collusive Retweeting Activities Hridoy Sankar Dutta Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi
10. Safe-aaS: Decision Virtualization for Effecting Safety-as-a-Service Chandana Roy Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
11. HEALERS: A Heterogeneous Energy-Aware Low-overhead Real-time Scheduler Sanjay Moulik Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Awards and Evaluation

The Jury for the Ninth IDRBT Doctoral Colloquium consisted of: Dr. Shalabh Bhatnagar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore; Dr. Kannan Srinathan, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad and Dr. Chakravarthy Bhagvati, University of Hyderabad. The Jury evaluated the paper presentations on the parameters of Originality, Depth of Work (Modelling, Design, Experimentation, Results), Technical Content (Models, Optimization, Technologies, Analysis), Presentation (PPTs, Graphs, Explanations, Language, Clarity), Relevance (Applicability, Modernism) and Correctness of Work (Correct, Complete, Gaps).

The Winners

  • First Prize: Ms. Ankita Mandal, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, for her contribution entitled Scalable Regularized Canonical Correlation Analysis for Multimodal Omics Data. The 1st prize consisted of INR 1 lakh and a citation.
  • Second Prize: Mr. Daksh Thapar, Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, for his contribution entitled Multi-view and cross-angle gait based behavioural biometric recognition system using Deep Learning. The 2nd prize consisted of INR 50,000/- and a citation.
  • Third Prize: Mr. Hridoy Sankar Dutta, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi, for his contribution entitled CoReRank: Ranking to Detect Users Involved in Blackmarket-based Collusive Retweeting Activities. The 3rd prize consisted of INR 35, 000/- and a citation.

The Colloquium was coordinated by Dr. Abhishek Thakur and Dr. Mridula Verma, Faculty, IDRBT.