Tenth IDRBT Doctoral Colloquium

The Institute organised the Tenth IDRBT Doctoral Colloquium from December 07 – 08, 2020. Research scholars from reputed institutions like ISI, IITs, IIScs, IIIT, TIFR, etc; 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. Topic Scholar Institution
1 Lattice and Imbalance Informed Multi-label Learning Payel Sadhukhan Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata
2 Privacy-preserving Solutions for Banking Applications Nishat Koti Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
3 Long-Term Stochastic Human Motion Synthesis Himanshu Buckchash Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
4 Workload-Aware Dynamic Big Data Regeneration Anupam Sanghi Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru
5 Fine Grained Approach for Building Domain Specific Search Engines Lalit Sanagavarapu International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad
6 Joint Eigenspace Approximation for Integrative Clustering of Multi-Omics Data Aparajita Khan Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata
7 On the Round Complexity Landscape of Secure Multiparty Computation Divya Ravi Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru
8 Iris hashing network based on optimized Multi Index Hashing Avantika Singh Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
9 Annotation-free Detection of Products on the Rack Bikash Santra Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata
10 A Formal Framework for Matching Algorithms in Financial Markets Suneel Sarswat Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Mumbai
11 Credit Quality and the Role of Basel Accords: Evidence from Indian Banking Sector Dolly Gaur Amity University Noida
12 Pen Ink Differentiation for Handwritten Document Forensics Prabhat Dansena Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad

Awards and Evaluation

The Jury for the Tenth IDRBT Doctoral Colloquium consisted of: Prof. Yegnanarayana, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad Prof. Atul Negi, University of Hyderabad and Prof. Shalabh Bhatnagar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. The Jury evaluated the paper and 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. Aparajita Khan, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, for her contribution entitled SJoint Eigenspace Approximation for Integrative Clustering of Multi-Omics Data. The 1st prize consisted of INR 1 lakh and a citation.
  • Second Prize: Ms. Divya Ravi, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, for her contribution entitled On the Round Complexity Landscape of Secure Multiparty Computation. The 2nd prize consisted of INR 50,000/- and a citation.

The Colloquium was coordinated by Dr. Susmita Mandal and Dr. Dipanjan Roy, Faculty, IDRBT.