Dr. A. K. Sao

Dr. A. K. Sao
Phone : 01905-237918
EMail : anil[at]iitmandi[dot]ac[dot]in
Address : School of Computing and Electrical Engineering
IIT Mandi, PWD Rest House 2nd floor,
near Bus Stand, Mandi - 175001
India

Research interests

  • Multimodal biometrics
  • Face recognition
  • Image processing
  • Video processing
  • Computer vision and Pattern recognition

Education

  • B.E (Electronics) from NIT, Raipur, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla Univ.-Raipur, Chattisgarah
  • M.S in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras-Chennai, TN
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras-Chennai, TN
    Thesis title: Representation of edge-like information in images with application for face recognition

Professional Experience

  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras-Chennai, TN
    Project Associate: Oct. 2003 - July 2004
  • International Institute of Information Technology-Hyderabad, AP
    Senior Research Assistant: Aug. 2009 - Jun 2010

Publication in Journals

  • Anil Kumar Sao and B. Yegnanarayana. Edge extraction using zero-frequency resonator.Signal, Image and Video Processing, Springer London,1863-1703, WWW [note: 10.1007/s11760-011-0233-9].
  • A. K. Sao and B. Yegnanarayana, "On the use of Phase of the Fourier transform for face recognition under variations in illumination ", to be published Signal, Image and Video Processing.
  • A. K. Sao, B. Yegnanarayana and B. V. K. Vijay Kumar , "Significance of image representation for face recognition", Signal, Image and Video Processing , vol. 1, pp. 225-237, 2007.
  • A. K. Sao and B. Yegnanarayana, "Face verification using template matching", IEEE Trans. Information Forensics and Security, vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 636-641, 2007.

Publications in conferences

  • Vinayak Abrol, Pulkit Sharma and Anil Kumar Sao.Speech Enhancement using Compressed Sensing. in 14th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH), August, 2013.
  • S. Mandal and Anil Kumar Sao. Edge preserving single image super resolution in sparse environment. in 20th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’13), pp. 967-971, September, 2013.
  • Shejin T and Anil Kumar Sao. Analysis of WD Face Dictionary for Sparse Coding Based Face Recognition. in proceedings of the 17thInternational Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP 2013), pp. 221-230, September 9-13, 2013.
  • Shejin T and Anil Kumar Sao. Significance of Dictionary for Sparse Coding Based Face Recognition. in proceedings of the 11th International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (IEEE BIOSIG 2012), pp. 245-256, 06.-07. September, 2011.
  • Anil Kumar Sao and B. Yegnanarayana. Laplacian of smoothed image as representation for face recognition. IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS). doi: 10.1109/WIFS.2011.6123140, pp. 1-6, 29 2011-dec. 2 , 2011.
  • Anil Kumar Sao and B. Yegnanarayana. Laplacian of smoothed image as representation for face recognition. IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS). doi: 10.1109/WIFS.2011.6123140, pp. 1-6, 29 2011-dec. 2 , 2011.
  • Anil Kumar Sao. Combining analytic phase and Fourier phase for face recognition. International Conference on Image Information Processing (ICIIP), doi: 10.1109/ICIIP.2011.6108963, pp. 1-4, 3-5 Nov.2011
  • A. K. Sao and B. Yegnanarayana, "Analytic phase-based representation for face recognition", in Proc. International Conference on Advances in Pattern Recognition (ICAPR 2009) , pp. 453-456, 2009, ISI Kolkata, India.
  • A. K. Sao and B. Yegnanarayana, "Template matching approach for pose problem in face verification", in Proc. International Workshop on Multimedia Content Representation Classification and Security (MRCS), vol. 4105, pp. 191-198, 2006, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • B. Yegnanarayana, C. Chandra Sekhar, S. Palanivel, V. Suresh, A. K. Sao and Dhananjaya N., "Issues in the Development of an Audio-Video based Person Authentication System ", in New Advances in Multimedia Security, Biometrics, Watermarking and Cultural Aspects, pp. 53-76, 2006, Logos. Verlag Berlin
  • A. K. Sao, B. Yegnanarayana, M. Savvides and B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar ,"Determination of Pose angle for face using Dynamic Space Warping (DSW) ," in Proc. IEEE Conference on Information Technology: Coding and Computing, pp. 661-664, 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  • K. Venkataramani and A. K. Sao and B. Yegnanarayana and B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar, " Face authentication using one-dimensional processing," in Proc. SPIE, Biometric Technology for Human Identification, vol. 5404, pp. 76-86, 2004, Florida, USA.
  • A. K. Sao and B. Yegnanarayana, "Face Verification Using Correlation Filters and autoassociative Neural Networks," in Proc. International Conference on Intelligent Sensors and Information Processing, pp. 364-367, 2004, Chennai, India.

Professional activities

  • Reviewer of IEEE Trans. Information Forensics and Security.
  • Reviewer of Journal of Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing.
  • Reviewer of Journal of Zhejiang University Science.
  • Reviewer of several national and international conferences in the areas of image processing and pattern recognition.

Conferences/workshops attended

  • International Conference on Advances in Pattern Recognition (ICAPR 2009), Kolkata.
  • INAE Workshop on Image and Speech Processing, Dec. 12, 2008, Hyderabad.
  • INAE Workshop on Image and Speech Processing, Feb. 26-28, 2006, Chennai.
  • International Conference on Intelligent Sensing and Information Processing, Jan. 4-7, 2006, Chennai.
  • International Conference on Intelligent Sensing and Information Processing, Jan. 4-7, 2005, Chennai.
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