UG Publications

IIIT-Delhi has created a enthralling research atmosphere that motivates the Undergraduate students to engage in research along with the PhD students and faculties alike. BTech students are encouraged to engage in research through options like Indepedent Study, Undergraduate Research, Independent project, BTech Project (Research), as well as by doing research based internships. They are also encouraged to publish in international forums. Listed below are some of the prominent publications which have BTech students as one of the authors. 

2017


  • Protichi Basak, Saurabh De, Mallika Agarwal, Aakarsh Malhotra, Richa Singh, and Mayank Vatsa
    Multimodal Biometric Recognition for Toddlers and Pre-School Children, In Proceedings of IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics, 2017
  • Ishan Manjani, Snigdha Tariyal, Mayank Vatsa, Richa Singh and Angshul Majumdar
    Detecting Silicone Mask based Presentation Attack via Deep Dictionary Learning, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Vol: 12, Issue: 7, Pages: 1713 - 1723, 2017.
  • Daksha Yadav, Naman Kohli, Shruti Nagpal, Maneet Singh, Prateekshit Pandey, Mayank Vatsa, Richa Singh and Afzel Noore
    Region-specific fMRI Dictionary for Decoding Face Verification, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 2017.
  • Brian Powell, Ekampreet Kalsy, Gaurav Goswami, Mayank Vatsa, Richa Singh and Afzel Noore
    Attack-Resistant aiCAPTCHA using a Negative Selection Arti​fi​cial Immune System, In Proceedings of IEEE Security & Privacy Workshop on BioSTAR, 2017.
2016


  • A​rchit Taneja, A​akriti Tayal, A​akarsh Malhotra, A​nush Sankaran, M​ayank Vatsa, and R​icha Singh
    Fingerphoto Spoofing in Mobile Devices: A Preliminary Study, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems, 2016.
  • B​rian​ Powell, A​bhishek Gupta, J​atin Thapar, G​aurav Goswami , R​icha Singh, M​ayank Vatsa, and A​fzel Noore
    A Multibiometrics-based CAPTCHA for Improved Online Security, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems, 2016.
  • I​shan​ Manjani, Hakki Dogane Sumerkan, P​atrick Flynn, and K​evin Bowyer
    Template Aging in 3D and 2D Face Recognition, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems, 2016.
  • M​aneet Singh, S​hruti Nagpal, N​ikita Gupta, S​anchit Gupta, S​oumyadeep Ghosh, R​icha Singh, and M​ayank Vatsa
    Cross-Spectral Cross-Resolution Video Database for Face Recognition,​ ​In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems, 2016.
  • Talha Ahmad Siddiqui, Samarth Bharadwaj, Tejas Indulal Dhamecha, Akshay Agarwal, Mayank Vatsa, Richa Singh, Nalini Ratha
    Face Anti-spoofing with Multifeature Videolet Aggregation​, ​In Proceedings of IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2016​.
  • A​nush Sankaran, A​yush Jain, T​arun Vashisth, M​ayank Vatsa, and R​icha Singh
    Adaptive Latent Fingerprint Segmentation using Feature Selection and Random Decision Forest Classification, Information Fusion​ (Elsevier)​​, Volume 34, Pages 1-15, March 2017.
  • P​aritosh​ Mittal, A​ishwarya Jain, G​aurav Goswami, M​ayank Vatsa, and Richa Singh
    Composite Sketch Recognition using Saliency and Attribute Feedback, Information Fusion​ (Elsevier)​, Volume 33, Pages 86–99​, January 2017.
  • G​aurav​ Goswami, P​aritosh Mittal, A​ngshul Majumdar, R​icha Singh, and M​ayank Vatsa
    Group Sparse Representation based Classification for Multi-feature Multimodal Biometrics, Information Fusion (Elsevier), Volume 32, Part B, Pages 3–12​, November 2016​.
  • D​aksha Yadav, N​aman Kohli, P​prateekshit Pandey, R​icha Singh, M​ayank Vatsa and A​fzel Noore
    Effect of Illicit Drug Abuse on Face Recognition, In Proceedings of IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision, 2016. (Received Best Paper Award)​.
  • S​halini​ Verma, P​aritosh Mittal, M​ayank Vatsa, R​icha Singh
    At-A-Distance Person Recognition Via Combining Ocular Features, IEEE International Conference on ​Image ​Processing, 2016​.
  • Prateekshit Pandey, Richa Singh, and Mayank Vatsa
    Face Recognition using Scattering Wavelet under Illicit Drug Abuse Variations, IAPR International Conference on Biometrics, 2016
  • Tejas I. Dhamecha, Janhavi Agrawal, Aishwarya Pant, Mayank Vatsa, and Richa Singh
    Understanding Thermal Face Detection: Challenges and Evaluation, Face Recognition Across the Electromagnetic Spectrum, Edited by Thirimachos Bourlai, Chapter 7, pages 139 - 164, 2016
  • A​parna Bharati, R​icha Singh, M​ayank Vatsa, and K​ewin Bowyer
    Detecting Facial Retouching Using Supervised Deep Learning, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 2016 (Accepted).
2015


  • Ishan Nigam, Shreyasi Agrawal, Richa Singh, and Mayank Vatsa
    Revisiting HEp-2 Cell Image Classification, IEEE Access, vol.​ ​3, pp.​ ​3102 - 3113, 2015 doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2015.2504125
  • Deepanker Aggarwal and Astrid Kiehn
    "Analyzing Mutable Checkpointing via Invariants", In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Fundamentals of Software Engineering (FSEN), LNCS 9392, 2015. Nominated for the best conference paper.
  • S. Nagpal, M. Singh, R. Singh and M. Vatsa
    "Regularizing Deep Learning Architecture for Face Recognition with Weight Variations", In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems, 2015.
  • A. Chahar, S. Yadav, I. Nigam, M. Vatsa, and R. Singh
    "A Leap Password Based Verification System", In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems, 2015.
  • A. Sankaran, A. Malhotra, A. Mittal, M. Vatsa, and R. Singh
    "On Smartphone Camera based Fingerphoto Authentication", In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems, 2015.
  • Sandip Aine, Charupriya Sharma and Maxim Likhachev
    "Learning to Search More Efficiently using Experience: A Multi-Heuristic Approach", Proceedings of 8th Annual Symposium on Combinatorial Search (SoCS), 2015.
  • Romil Bhardwaj, Gaurav Goswami, Mayank Vatsa, and Richa Singh
    Harnessing Social Context for Improved Face Recognition, IAPR International Conference on Biometrics, 2015.
  • Aishwarya jain, Paritosh Mittal, Gaurav Goswami, Mayank Vatsa and Richa Singh
    Person Identification at a Distance via Ocular Biometrics, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Identity, Security and Behavior Analysis, 2015.
2014


  • Apala Guha, Karan Kalra, Sandip Aine
    "Instruction Set Architecture Customization for Heuristic Search Applications", Indian Symposium on Computer Systems (IndoSys), 2014.
  • Astrid Kiehn, Pranav Raj, Pushpendra Singh
    "A Causal Checkpointing Algorithm for Mobile Computing Environment”, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networks (ICDCN), LNCS 8314, 2014.
  • Anirudh Chakravorty, Thomas George, Yogish Sabharwal
    "Multicore Parallelization of the PTAS Dynamic Program or the Bin-Packing Problem", Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networks (ICDCN), LNCS 8314, 2014.
  • Maneet Singh, Shruti Nagpal, Richa Singh and Mayank Vatsa
    On Recognizing Face Images with Weight and Age Variations, IEEE Access, 2014.
  • Gaurav Goswami, Romil Bhardwaj, Richa Singh and Mayank Vatsa
    MDLFace: Memorability Augmented Deep Learning for Video Face Recognition, In Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Biometrics, 2014.
  • Anush Sankaran, ​ ​Prateekshit Pandey,​ ​Mayank Vatsa and Richa Singh
    On Latent Fingerprint Minutiae Extraction via Stacked Denoising Sparse AutoEncoders, In Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Biometrics, 2014.
  • Paritosh Mittal, Aishawarya Jain,​ ​Gaurav Goswami, ​ ​​Richa Singh and Mayank Vatsa
    Recognizing Composite Sketches with Digital Face Images via SSD Dictionary, In Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Biometrics, 2014.
  • Anjali Sharma, Shalini Verma, Mayank Vatsa, Richa Singh,
    On Cross Spectral Periocular Recognition, In Proceedings of International Conference on Image Processing, 2014.
  • Daksha Yadav, Naman Kohli, James S. Doyle, Richa Singh, Mayank Vatsa, and Kewin W. Bowyer
    Unraveling the Effect of Textured Contact Lenses on Iris Recognition, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 9 (5), 851-862,2014.
  • Priyanshu Gupta, Shipra Behera, Mayank Vatsa, and Richa Singh
    Iris Spoofing using Print Attack, In Proceedings of International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2014
  • Tejas I. Dhamecha, Praneet Sharma, Richa Singh, and Mayank Vatsa
    Effectiveness of Histogram of Oriented Gradient Features for VIS to NIR Face Matching, In Proceedings of International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2014
  • A. Aggarwal, G. Waghmare and A. Sureka
    Mining Issue Tracking Systems Using Topic Models for Trend Analysis, Corpus Exploration and Understanding Evolution, 3rd Workshop on Realizing Artificial Intelligence Synergies in Software Engineering (RAISE 2014) co-located with ICSE 2014
2013


  • K. Yadav, A. Kumar, A. Bharti, and V. Naik
    Characterizing Mobility Patterns of People in Developing Countries using Their Mobile Phone Data. In The 6th International Conference on Communication and Networks (COMSNETS'14)
  • D. Correa, S. Lal, A. Saini, A. Sureka
  • Samekana: A Browser Extension for Including Relevant Web Links in Issue Tracking System Discussion Forum, In Proceedings of The 20th IEEE Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC 2013)
  • M. Tistarelli, D. Yadav, M. Vatsa, and R. Singh, Short- and Long-Time Aging Effects in Face Recognition
    In Age Factors in Biometric Processing, Edited by Michael Fairhurst, IET Publisher, 2013.
  • T. Chugh, H.S. Bhatt, M. Vatsa, and R. Singh, Matching Age Separated Composite Sketches and Digital Face Images
    In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems, 2013.
  • D. Yadav, R. Singh, M. Vatsa, and M. Tistarelli, Bacteria Foraging Fusion For Face Recognition Across Age Progression
    In Proceedings of CVPR Biometrics Workshop, June, 2013.
  • P. Mittal, A. Jain, R. Singh, and M. Vatsa, Boosting Local Descriptors for Matching Composite and Digital Face Images
    In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2013.
  • D. Yadav, N. Kohli, R. Singh, and M. Vatsa, Revisiting Iris Recognition with Color Cosmetic Contact Lenses
    In Proceedings of IAPR International Conference on Biometrics, June, 2013.
2012


  • K. Yadav, V. Kumar, S. Jairath, R. Khurana, V. Naik, and A. Singh, Cloud-enabled Content Search and Sharing System for Mobile Phones (MobiShare)
    At The 10th International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services Low Wood Bay, Lake District, United Kingdom (MobiSys'12).
  • R. Khurana, S. Sharma, A. Mehra, D. Yadav, V. Naik, and Amarjeet Singh. Jiah: Healthcare goes Mobile
    Accepted at 3rd International Conference on Mobile Communication for Development (M4D2012), New Delhi, India on Feb 28-29, 2012.
  • T. Verma and D. Batra, MaxFlow Revisited: An Empirical Comparison of Maxflow Algorithms for Dense Vision Problems
    In Proceedings of British Machine Vision Conference, (BMVC), 2012.
  • A. Parkash and D. Parikh, Attributes for Classifier Feedback
    In Proceedings of European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2012.
  • D. Parikh, A. Kovashka, A. Parkash and K. Grauman, Relative Attributes for Enhanced Human-Machine Communication (Invited paper)
    In Proceedings of AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2012.
  • S.S. Arora, M. Vatsa, R. Singh, and A. K. Jain, On Iris Camera Interoperability
    In Proceedings of International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), 2012.
  • S.S. Arora, M. Vatsa, R. Singh, and A.K. Jain, Iris Recognition under Alcohol Influence: A Preliminary Study
    In Proceedings of IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics (ICB), 2012.
  • G. Goswami, R. Singh, and M. Vatsa, Face Recognition CAPTCHA
    In Proceedings of International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), 2012.
  • H. Lamba, T. I. Dhamecha, M. Vatsa, and R. Singh, Incremental Subclass Discriminant Analysis: A Case Study in Face Recognition
    In Proceedings of International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2012.
  • N. Kohli, R. Singh, and M. Vatsa, Self-Similarity Representation of Weber Faces for Kinship Classification
    In Proceedings of International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems, 2012.
  • G. Goswami, R. Singh, M. Vatsa, B. Powell and A. Noore, Face Recognition CAPTCHA
    In Proceedings of International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems, 2012.
  • R. Singh and M. Pundir, On Entrance Test Criteria for CS and IT UG Programs
    In Proceedings of 42nd IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, 2012.
  • G. Goswami, B.M. Powell, M. Vatsa, R. Singh, and A. Noore, FaceDCAPTCHA: Face Detection based Color Image CAPTCHA Future Generation Computer Systems
    Special Issue on Human-Involved Computational Systems, Elsevier, 2012.
  • D. Correa, A. Sureka and M. Pundir, iTop – Interaction Based Topic Centric Community Discovery on Twitter
    5th Workshop for Ph.D. Students (PIKM) at the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 2012.
  • D. Correa, A. Sureka, R. Sethi, WhACKY! – What Anyone Could Know About You from Twitter
    Tenth Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust, (PST), 2012.
2011


  • H. Lamba, A. Sarkar, M. Vatsa, and R. Singh, Face Recognition for Look-Alikes: A Preliminary Study
    In Proceedings of International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB), 2011.
  • K. Yadav, P. Kumaraguru, A. Goyal, A. Gupta, and V.Naik. SMSAssassin : Crowdsourcing Driven Mobile-based System for SMS Spam Filtering
    Accepted at The 12th Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications (HotMobile'11) Phoenix, Arizona on March 1-2, 2011.
  • A. Saxena, M. Pundir, V. Goyal, D. Bera. Preserving Location Privacy for Continuous Queries on Known Route
    In Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS) 2011
2010


  • C. Puri, K. Narang, A. Tiwari, M. Vatsa, and R. Singh, On Analysis of Rural and Urban Indian Fingerprint Images
    In Proceedings of International Conference on Ethics and Policy of Biometrics and International Data Sharing, 2010 .
  • A. Sureka, A. Goyal and A. Rastogi, Using Social Network Analysis for Mining Collaboration Data in a Defect Tracking System for Risk and Vulnerability Analysis
    Fourth India Software Engineering Conference (ISEC), 2010.
  • A. Sureka, P. Kumaraguru, A. Goyal and S. Chhabra, Mining YouTube to Discover Extremist Videos, Users and Hidden Communities
    The Sixth Asia Information Retrieval Society Conference (AIRS), 2010.
  • A. Sureka and A. Goyal, Insights on Transferability of Dialog-Act Cue-Phrases Across Communication Domains, Modality and Semantically Similar Dialog-Acts
    8th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON), 2010.