Dr. A. K. Maji

Information Technology Department

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D.(Technology),
  • M.Tech. (Information Technology)
  • B.E. (ISE)

Teaching Experience:

  1. Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology NEHU, Since July 2006.
  2. Lecturer, Heritage Institute of Technology, Anandapur, Kolkata, from August 2005 to July 2006.
  3. Lecturer, MCKV Institute of Engineering, Liluah, Howrah from August 2004 to July 2005.
  4. Visiting Faculty, National Institute of Technology, Mizoram in the year 2015.
  5. Guest Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, North Eastern Hill University for the year 2010.

Area of Interest:

NP Complete Puzzles, Image Processing, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing

Administrative Responsibilities Handled:

  1. Member, Board of Studies, IT from 2010 to 2019.
  2. Member, School Board, School of Technology, NEHU from 2013 to 2016.
  3. Member, Departmental Purchase Committee, IT Department from 2006 to till date.
  4. Member, School level Purchase Committee, NEHU, from 2010 to 2011.
  5. Member, Moderation Board for IT and CSE.
  6. Acted as a member of different College Inspection Committees as allotted time to time.
  7. Member, Departmental Research Committee, IT Department, NEHU since 2016.
  8. Member, Board of Studies, Biomedical Engineering from  2019.

Other Responsibilities Handled at NEHU, Shillong:

  1. Acted as Co-Ordinator, B.Tech Regular Admission Committee for the year 2015.
  2. Acted as Co-Ordinator, M.Tech Admission Committee for the year 2016.
  3. Acted as Co-Ordinator, B.Tech (Lateral Entry) Admission Committee for the year 2012.
  4. Acted as member of Admission Committee for B.Tech Courses from 2007 to 2011.
  5. Acted as Co-Ordinator, Mark book and Tabulation Committee, IT Department, NEHU from 2007 to till date.
  6. Prepared Annual Report, IT Department, NEHU from 2013 to 2016.
  7. Acted as Co-Ordinator, Ph.D. Admission Committee for the year 2017, 2018.

Membership of Professional Bodies:

  1. IEEE
  2. ACM
  3. IAENG

Courses Taught:

  1. Computer Graphics and Multimedia (B.Tech 3rd Semester)
  2. Web Technology (B.Tech 7th Semester)
  3. Internet and its Application Technologies (B.Tech 7th Semester)
  4. System Programming (B.Tech 3rd Semester)
  5. E-Commerce (B.Tech 6th Semester)
  6. Computer System and Programming (B.Tech 2nd Semester)
  7. Information Theory and Coding (B.Tech 6th Semester)
  8. Mathematical Foundation of Information Science (M.Tech 1st Semester)
  9. Image Processing (M.Tech 2nd Semester)
  10. Algorithm Analysis and Design (M.Tech 2nd Semester & Ph.D. Course Work)

M.Tech Thesis Supervised: 08

Ph.D. Thesis Supervising:   04

Research Projects

  1. Successfully completed a Research  Project funded by the BRNS (Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences) under the  Department of Atomic Energy in the year of 2012.
  2. Worked on a research project named “Visual Cryptographic Secret Sharing Scheme”.

Publications

  • International Journals
    1. I. Wahlang, P. Sharma, G. Saha, A.K. Maji, Brain Tumor Classification Techniques using MRI: A Study, Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, Vol. 11 No. 10, pp. 4764-4770, 2018 . (Scopus Indexed)
    2. D. Shrivastava, D. Kandar, A.K. Maji, Automated Segmentation of Bone Computer Tomography Image Using Deep Convolution Neural Network, Journal of Computational & Theoretical Nano Science,  Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 2036-2039, 2018. (Scopus Indexed)
    3. S. Jana, A.K. Maji, R. K. Pal, A Novel SPN based Video steganographic scheme using Sudoku puzzle for Secured data Hiding, Innovation in Systems and Software Engineering, Springer, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 65-73, 2019. (Scopus and ESCI Indexed)
    4. M. Hassan, A.K. Maji, Comparison of Automated Leaf Recognition Techniques, International Journal of Intelligent Enterprise, Inderscience, 2019. (Scopus Indexed)
    5. S. Warjri, P. Pakray, S. Lyngdoh, A.K. Maji, Identification of POS Tag for Khasi Language based on Hidden Markov Model POS Tagger, Computación y Sistemas, Vol. 23, No. 3,  pp. 795–802, 2019. (Scopus & Web of Science Indexed)
    6. K. Amitab, A. K. Maji, D. Kandar, Speckle noise filtering in SAR images using fuzzy logic and particle swarm optimization,  Journal of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering, IOS Press, Vol. 18, No. 04, pp. 859-873,  2018. (Scopus and ESCI Indexed)
    7. D. Kandar, V. Dhilip, P. Chyne, A.K. Maji, Image Transmission in WiMax/DSRC System For Efficient Vehicular Communication, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (ISSN 0973-4562), Vol. 9 No. 20, pp. 4676-4679, 2014. (Scopus Indexed)
    8.  A. K. Maji, K. S. Roy, D. Kandar, A Novel Spread Spectrum Based Audio Encryption Technique using Latin Square, International Journal of Applied Engineering Researc(ISSN 0973-4562),  Vol. 9 No. 21, pp. 4955-4960, 2014. (Scopus Indexed)
    9. A. K. Maji and R. K. Pal, “Yet Another Organized Move towards Solving Sudoku Puzzle”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science (ISSN 0976-5697), Vol. 1, No. 3,  pp. 370-375, 2010. 
    10. A. K. Maji, S. Roy, and R. K. Pal, A Novel Algorithmic Approach for Solving Sudoku Puzzle in Guessed Free Manner, European Academic Research (ISSN: 2286-4822), Romania, Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 1126-1154, Sep. 2013.
    11. A. K. Maji, S. Jana, and R. K. Pal, An Algorithm for Generating only Desired Permutations for Solving Sudoku Puzzle, Procedia Engineering Journal (ISSN: 2212-0173), ScienceDirect, Elsevier, Vol. 10, pp. 392-399. (Scopus Indexed)
    12. A.K. Maji, S. Jana, S. Roy, and Rajat K. Pal, An Exhaustive Study on different Sudoku Solving Techniques, International Journal of Computer Science Issues (IJCSI),(ISSN (Print): 1694-0814 | ISSN (Online):1694-0784), Mauritius, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 247-253 Mar. 2014.
  • International/National Conference Proceedings:?
    1. A. K. Maji and R. K. Pal, “A Systematic Approach for Solving Sudoku Puzzle”, In Proc. International Conference on Computing & Systems (ICCS 2010), pp. 168-174, Burdwan University, Nov. 19-20, 2010.
    2. A.K. Maji, A New Visual Cryptography and Steganography based Model for securing E-Commerce Transaction, In Proc. 1st National Conference on Research and Higher Education in Information Technology (RHEIT-2013), pp. 225-235, Feb. 4-5, 2013.
    3. A.K. Maji, S.G. Maji, Implementation of Visual Cryptographic Secret Sharing Scheme in E-commerce,  In Proc. International  Conference on Marketing in Emerging Economies - An Agenda for the Next Decade-2012, pp. 60-68,Punjab Technological University, Amritsar,2012.
    4. A. K. Maji, S. Jana, S. Roy, and R. K. Pal, An Exhaustive Study on Elimination based Sudoku Solver, In Proc. 4th International Conference on Technical and Managerial Innovation in Computing and Communications in Industry and Academia (IEMCON 2013), pp. 234-239, Institute of Engineering & Management, Kolkata, Aug. 23-24, 2013.
    5. A. K. Maji, S. Roy, and R. K. Pal,  A Novel Steganographic Scheme using Sudoku, In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Electrical Information and Communication Technology (ICEICT 2013), pp. 116-121, KUET, Khulna, Bangladesh, Feb. 13-15, 2014 (Scopus Indexed).
    6. A. K. Maji and R. K. Pal, Sudoku Solver using Minigrid based Backtracking, In Proc. 4th IEEE International Advance Computing Conference (IACC-2014), pp. 36-44, ITM University, Gurgaon, Feb. 21-22, 2014 (Scopus Indexed).
    7. A. K. Maji, B. Rymbai, D. Kandar A brief Study on different features Extraction Scheme in Face Recognition, In Proc. 7th International Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Communication Systems (EECCS), pp. 74-81. Bangalore, Jan. 9th-10th, 2015.
    8. A. K. Maji, K. Amitab, D. Kandar Speckle Noise Reduction in Synthetic Aperture Radar Image using Multi Layer Perceptron, In proc.  7th International Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Communication Systems (EECCS), pp. 92-95. Bangalore, Jan. 9th-10th, 2015.
    9. A. K. Maji, A Study on Few Soft Computing Techniques to Solve Sudoku Puzzle, In Proc. International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems(I3CS-2015), Vol.-I, pp. 48-55, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Apr. 9th-10th, 2015.
    10. A. K. Maji, G. Sarma, S.C. Sahana, K.S. Roy, An Exhaustive Study on Different Audio Watermarking Technique,  In Proc. International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems(I3CS-2015), Vol.-II, pp. 143-148, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Apr. 9th-10th, 2015.
    11. A. K. Maji, J. Sharma, V. Dhileep, An Exhaustive Study on Different Face Detection Schemes using Skin Color Segmentation Approach, International Conference on Technological convergence for Information, health, food, Energy  2015 ( TCIFES 2015), CSIR, Chennai .
    12. A.K. Maji, S. Jana, R.K. Pal A Novel Sudoku Solving Technique using Column based Permutation, In Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Advanced Computing and Communication (ISACC-2015), pp. 71-77,  Assam University Silchar, Sep. 14-15th, 2015 (Scopus Indexed).
    13. P. SharmaI. Wahlang, S. Sanyal, A. K. Maji, Classification of Brain MRI using Deep Learning Techniques, 3rd International Conference on Soft Computing: Theories and Application, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, 21st -23rd December 2018. (Proceedings to be published in Springer AISC Series(Scopus Indexed)
    14. S. Warjri, P. Pakray, S. Lyngdoh, A. K. Maji, Khasi Language as dominant Part-Of-Speech (POS) ascendant in NLP, International Conference on Computational Intelligence & IoT, National Institute of Technology, Agartala, 14-15th December 2018. (Proceedings in Elsevier SSRN series)
    15. R. K. Das, W. Khongbuh, F. H. Pohrmen, A.K. Maji, G. Saha, Controller Placement and Selection Strategy for SDN, International Conference on Computational Intelligence & IoT, National Institute of Technology, Agartala, 14-15th December 2018. (Proceedings in Elsevier SSRN series)
    16. R. A. Hazarika, K. Kharkongor, S. Sanyal, A. K. Maji, A comparative study on different Skull Stripping techniques from Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging, International Conference on Innovative Computing and Communication, Technical University of Ostarva, Czech Republic, 21-22nd March 2019. (Paper accepted
    17. K.N. Dey, S. Golui, N. Dutta, A. K. Maji, R.K. Pal, Plain Text Encryption using Sudoku Cipher, Third International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Communication, 7-8th June, 2019, Dayananda Sagar University. (Paper Accepted)
    18. I. Wahlang, G. Saha, A.K. Maji, A Study on Abnormalities Detection Techniques from Echocardiogram, First International Conference on Advances in Electrical and Computer Technologies. (Paper Accepted)
  • Book Chapters:
    1. A.K. Maji and S.G. Maji, “A Secured Mobile Payment Model for Mobile Marketing in Developing Countries”,Marketing in the Post Recession Era (ISBN : 978-93-81361-03-0),pp. 22-34, Excel India.
    2. A.K. Maji and S.G. Maji, “An Information Technology based Framework for improving Agricultural Credit delivery system in India”, Transformation and Survival of Business Organizations: Challenges and Opportunities(ISBN:935-059-061-1),pp. 523-530, MacMillan International, 2011.
    3. A.K. Maji, “A Novel Technique for securing E-Commerce Transaction”, Strategic Infrastructure development for Economic Growth and Social Change(ISBN13: 9781466674707 | ISBN10: 1466674709|EISBN13: 9781466674714),  pp. 120-138, IGI Global Publication, USA, 2015. (Scopus Indexed)
    4. A. K. Maji, B. Rymbai, D. Kandar, “A Study On Different Facial Features Extraction Techniques”, Research Advances in the Integration of Big Data and Smart Computing (EISBN13 : 978-1-4666-8738-7,ISBN13: 978-1-4666-8737-0), IGI Global Publication, USA.
    5. A.K. Maji, K. Amitab, D. Kandar, “Speckle Noise Filtering Using Back-Propagation MultiLayer Perceptron Network in Synthetic Aperture Radar Image”, Research Advances in the Integration of Big Data and Smart Computing (EISBN13 :978-1-4666-8738-7,ISBN13: 978-1-4666-8737-0), IGI Global Publication, USA.
    6. A.K. Maji, K. Amitab, D. Kandar, “Comparative Evaluation of Radial Basis Function Network Transfer Function for Filtering Speckle Noise in Synthetic Aperture Radar Images”, Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications (ISBN: 978-981-10-0286-1)Springer International Publication.
    7. A. K. Maji and R. K. Pal, “A Novel Biometric Template Encryption Scheme Using Sudoku”, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing(Formerly Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing)(ISSN: 2194-5357),  Vol. 305, pp. 109-128, Springer International Publication. (Scopus Indexed)
    8. A.K. Maji, S. Jana, and R.K. Pal, “A Comprehensive Sudoku Instance Generator”, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing(Formerly Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing)(ISSN: 2194-5357), Vol. 396, pp. 215-233, Springer International Publication(Scopus Indexed)
    9. A.K. Maji et al., A Hybrid Face Recognition Scheme Using Contour and Gabor Wavelet, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing(Formerly Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing)(ISSN: 2194-5357), Vol. 408, pp. 377-385, Springer International Publication. (Scopus Indexed)
    10. A.K. Maji, D. De, A. Bandyopadhyay, R.K. Pal, A Novel Image Steganographic Scheme using 8x8 Sudoku Puzzle, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing(Formerly Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing)(ISSN: 2194-5357), Vol. 567, pp. 85-100 Springer International Publication. (Scopus Indexed)
    11. A.K. Maji, I. Wahlang, S. Warjiri, Study and Analysis of different Face Recognition Techniques based on Graph, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems, Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems (ISSN: 2367-3370), Vol 24, pp. 347-356, Springer International Publication. (Scopus Indexed)
    12. A.K. Maji, S. Warjiri, I. Wahlang, Extraction and Analysis of Expression from a Captured Face, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems, Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems (ISSN: 2367-3370), Vol. 24, pp. 357-366, Springer International Publication. (Scopus Indexed)
    13. A.K. Maji, A. Bandopadhyay, D. De, R.K. Pal, An Indirect Addressing Image Steganographic Scheme using 9x9 Sudoku Matrix, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems, Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems (ISSN: 2367-3370), Vol 24, pp. 689-703, Springer International Publication. (Scopus Indexed)
    14. S. Jana, A.K. Maji, R.K. Pal A Robust Video Steganographic Scheme Using Sudoku Puzzle for Secured Data Hiding. In: Mandal J., Sinha D. (eds) Social Transformation – Digital Way. CSI 2018. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 836. Springer, Singapore(Scopus Indexed)
    15. I. Wahlang, P. Sharma, S.M. Nasreen, A. K. Maji, G. Saha (2019) A Comparative Study on Segmentation Techniques for Brain Tumor MRI. In: Fong S., Akashe S., Mahalle P. (eds) Information and Communication Technology for Competitive Strategies. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 40. Springer, Singapore(Scopus Indexed)
    16. R.K. Das, A.K. Maji, G. Saha, Prospect of Improving Internet of Things by Incorporating Software-Defined Network. In: Bera R., Sarkar S., Singh O., Saikia H. (eds) Advances in Communication, Devices and Networking. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 537. Springer, Singapore(Scopus Indexed)
  • Book:
    • Acted as Co-Editor for the book titled “Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems”, Springer International Publication, Springer Singapore. (E –book ISBN: 978-981-10-6890-4). (Scopus Indexed)
  1. Conferences/Workshops Organized:
    1. Acted as Local Organizing Committee member for ISI-NEHU Winter School on Soft Computing, Pattern Recognition and Image Processing at Department of IT, NEHU during October 2011.
    2. Acted as Convener for Fifteenth North East Workshop on Computational Information Processing Department of IT, NEHU during December 2013.
    3. Acted as Program Co-Chair, Technical Session Chair for International Conference on Computing and Communication System (I3CS’15), 2015 at Department of IT, NEHU.
    4. Acted as Organizing Co-Chair of International Conference on Computing and Communication System (I3CS’16), 2016 at Department of IT, NEHU.
    5. Organized a Faculty Development Program on “Security Issues and Challenges of Internet of Things” at Department of IT, NEHU from 10th-14th September 2018.
    6. Acted as Program Committee member of BigDML-2019, NIT, Silchar.
    7. Acted as Session Chairs for I3CS 2015, IESC 2019.
  2. Invited Lectures:
    1. Delivered invited talk on National Conference in 2013 in E-Commerce Security.
    2. Delivered invited talk on Cyber Crime against women in 2017 in UGC sponsored workshop.
    3. Delivered several invited lectures on UGC sponsored refresher courses.
  3. Professional Development Activities:
    1. Attended QIP-Short Term Course on Bio-Medical, Speech and Image Processing, 26th to 30th December 2006, Venue: IIT, Guwahati.
    2. Attended Workshop on Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithm, 21st March to 23rd March 2007, Venue: St. Anthony’s College, Shillong.
    3. Attended QIP-Short Term Course on Mobile Communications: Systems and Applications, 4th to 8th June 2007, Venue: IIT, Guwahati.
    4. Attended Workshop on MEMS Technology, 25th March to 27th March, 2010, Venue: Deptt. Of ECE, NEHU.
    5. Attended ISI-NEHU Winter School on Soft Computing, Pattern Recognition and Image Processing, 20th to 24th October 2011.
    6. Attended Faculty Development Program organized by Federation of Universities, 13th September 2010.
    7. Attended National Seminar on Recent Trends in Data Warehousing and Data Mining, 1st February 2012.
    8. Attended Workshop on Computational Information Processing, 3rd to 6th December, 2013.
    9. Attended Workshop on RF and Microwave Technology, 8th to 10th October, 2014.
    10. Attended National Course on Algorithms in Engineering, 15th to 19th February, 2016.
    11. Attended Orientation Course, 27th October to 23rd November 2010.
    12. Attended Refresher Course, 10th to 30th March 2012.
    13. Attended Refresher Course, 26th November to 16th December 2014.
    14. Attended International Doctoral Symposium from 2014 to 2016.
    15. Attended Faculty Development Program at IIT, Guwahati from 11th April to 17th April 2018.
    16. Attended Faculty Development Program at CIT, Kokrajhar from 6th May to 13th May 2018.
    17. Attended a Refresher Course from 12th November to 02nd December 2018.

I. Paper presentation in Seminar/Conference/Symposium

Title of the Invited Lecture/Paper presented Title of Conference/Seminar etc. Date of Presentation
A Systematic Approach for Solving Sudoku Puzzle International Conference on Computing and Systems (ICCS-2010) Nov. 19-20, 2010
An Information Technology Based Framework For Improving Agricultural Credit Delivery System in India 3rd PIMG International Conference on Transformation and Survival of Business Organizations: Challenges and Opportunities Dec. 28-30,2011
Implementation of Visual Cryptographic Secret Sharing Scheme in E-Commerce International Conference on Marketing in Emerging Economics: An agenda for Next Decade Dec. 15-16, 2012
An Exhaustive Study on Elimination Based Sudoku Solver 4th International Conference on Technical and Managerial Innovation in Computing Communications in Industry and Academia 23rd August, 2013
Sudoku Solver using Minigrid Based Backtracking IEEE International Advance Computing Conference Feb. 21-22, 2014
Speckle Noise Reduction in Synthetic Aperture Radar Image using Multi-Layer Perception 7th International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computing and Communication Systems Jan. 9-10, 2015
A brief study on different features extraction scheme in Face Recognition 7th International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computing and Communication Systems Jan. 9-10, 2015
A Study on Few Soft Computing Techniques to Solve Sudoku Puzzle International Conference on Computing and Communication System Apr. 9-10, 2015
An Exhaustive Study on Different Audio Watermarking Technique International Conference on Computing and Communication System Apr. 9-10, 2015
A Novel Sudoku Solving Technique using Column based Permutation International Symposium on Advanced Computing and Communication Apr. 9-10, 2015
Exhaustive Study on Different Automated Leaf Recognition Techniques International Conference of Advanced Computing and Big Data Analytics Mar. 23-24, 2018
Automatic Segmentation of Bone CT Images using Deep Convolution Neural Networks International Conference of Advanced Computing and Big Data Analytics Mar. 23-24, 2018
Classification of Brain MRI using Deep Learning Techniques 3rd International Conference on Soft Computing: Theories and Application Dec. 21-23, 2018
Plain Text Encryption using Sudoku Cipher Third International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Communication. 7-8th June, 2019
A Study on Abnormalities Detection Techniques from Echocardiogram First International Conference on Advances in Electrical and Computer Technologies (ICAECT-2019) April 26-27, 2019