Dr. Rajendra Kumar Roul
Assistant Professor

Designation:

Assistant Professor

Specialization:

Information Retrieval, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Database

Email:

raj.roul@thapar.edu

Contact No.

+91-9834-112-291, +91-9823-306-189

Biography

Dr. Rajendra Kumar Roul is currently working as Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Engineering Department. He obtained his MCA from NIT, Jamhedpur, India, and M.E. from College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, India. He received his Ph.D. degree from BITS, Pilani in 2017. He has over 36 research papers, out of which 12 are in international journals and 24 are in conferences. He has guided 10 undergraduate thesis and 5 postgraduate thesis.

Academic experience

  • Assistant Professor, TIET, Patiala, Oct. 2018 to till date.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, TIET, Patiala, Jan 2018 to Oct. 2018
  • Lecturer, BITS Pilani, Goa, Oct 2008 to Dec 2017.
  • Lecturer, SVCE, Chennai, Aug. 2006 to Oct 2008.
  • Lecturer, SMIT, Chennai, Jan 2005 to July 2006.
  • Lecturer, SITAMS, A.P, July 1998 to June 2003.

Current membership in professional organizations

  • IEEE and its Computer Society

Honours and awards

  • Received Rs. 50,000 from Microsoft research to present a paper in Takamatsu, Japan.
  • Qualified GATE-2001.

Service activities (within and outside of the institution)

  • Founder Warden, Boys Hostel in SMIT, AP, from July 1998 to June 2003.
  • Departmental Students Councilor from Jan 2005 to July 2006 in SMIT, Chennai.
  • Placement Coordinator in SVCE, Chennai from Aug 2006 to Oct 2008.
  • Member of Computer Access Housekeeping unit in BITS Pilani, Goa from Aug 2010 to July 2016.
  • Member of ARC division in BITS Pilani, Goa from Aug 2016 to July 2017.

Publications and other Research Outputs

List of research publications in journals

  1. R.K.Roul, S.R. Asthana and G Kumar, Study on suitability and importance of multilayer extreme learning machine for classification of text data, Soft Computing, Springer, Vol 21, No 15, pp. 4239-4256, August-2017(SCI Index, Impact factor: 2.367))
  2. R.K.Roul, S.R. Asthana, Mit Shah and Dhurvesh Parikh, Detection of spam web pages using content and link-based approach, Indian Academy of Sciences, Springer, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 193-202, February-2016 (SCI Index, impact factor: 0.592)
  3. R.K.Roul, S.R. Asthana and G Kumar, Spam Web Page detection using combined content and link features, International Journal of Data mining Modeling and Management, Inderscience, Vol 8, No.3, pp. 209-222, Sep-2016 (Scopus)
  4. R.K.Roul, Detecting Spam Web Pages using Multilayer Extreme Learning Machine:International Journal of Big Data Intelligence, Inderscience,Vol 5, No.1/2, pp. 49-61, Jan-2018, (DBLP)
  5. R.K.Roul and S.K.Sahay, Cluster Labeling using Chi-Square Based Keyword Ranking and Mutual Information Score: A Hybrid Approach, International Journal of Intelligence Systems Design and Computing, Inderscience, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp.145-167, February-2017
  6. R.K.Roul, An Effective Approach for Semantic based Clustering and Topic based Ranking of Web Documents,International Journal of Data Science and Analytics, Springer, March-2018, https://doi.org/10.1007/s41060-018-0112-3, (DBLP)
  7. R.K.Roul and J.K.Sahoo, An Effective Topic-based Ranking Technique for Categorized Research Articles, International Journal of Computational Systems Engineering, Inderscience, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2018,(DBLP)
  8. R.K.Roul, Suitability and Importance of Deep Learning Feature Space in the Domain of Text Categorization, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Studies, Inderscience (Accepted) (DBLP)
  9. R.K.Roul, Ashish Nanda, Viraj Patel and S.K.Sahay, Extreme Learning Machines in the Field of Text Classification, International Journal of Computer & Information Science, Vol. 16, No 3, pp 34-43, July-2015
  10. Shashank Gugnani and R.K.Roul, Triple Indexing: An Efficient Technique for Fast Phrase Query Evaluation, International Journal of Computer Application, Vol 87, No 13, pp. 9-13, Feb-2014
  11. R.K.Roul, A Novel Approach for Web Document Classification, International Journal of Computer Science & Engineering Technology, Vol 4, No 8, pp. 1118-1125, Aug-2013
  12. R.K.Roul and S.K.Sahay, An Effective Approach for Web Document Classification using Association Analysis of Data Mining, International Journal of Computer Science & Engineering Technology, Vol 3, No 10, pp. 483-492, Aug-2012
  13. R.K.Roul and S.K.Sahay, An Effective Information Retrieval for Ambiguous Query, Asian Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology, Vol 2, No 3, pp. 26-30, Sep-2012

Publication of papers in conference proceedings and other publications

  1. R.K.Roul, Ashish Nanda, Viraj Patel and S.K.Sahay, Extreme Learning Machines in the Field of Text Classification, 16th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing (SNPD 2015) Takamatsu, Japan, Year: 2015, Pages 1-7, DOI: 10.1109/SNPD.2015.7176204, IEEE Conference Publications (Scopus)
  2. R.K.Roul and J. K. Sahoo, Document Labeling using Source-LDA combined with Correlation Matrix, ICCIDM-2018, UCE, Burla, Odisha (Paper accepted), AISC, Springer (Scopus)
  3. R.K.Roul and J. K. Sahoo, Document Labeling using Source-LDA combined with Correlation Matrix, ICCIDM-2018, UCE, Burla, Odisha (Paper accepted), AISC, Springer (Scopus)
  4. R.K.Roul and Kushagr Arora, A Modified Cosine-Similarity based Log Kernel for Support Vector Machines in the Domain of Text Classification, 14thICON-2017, Jadavpur university, Kolkotta , pages 338-347, 2016 NLP Association of India (NLPAI) (Scopus)
  5. R.K.Roul and Amit Aggarwal, Importance of the Feature Space of Deep Learning, 9th FIRE-2017, IISC Bangalore, pp 25-28, DOI: 10.1145/3158354.3158359, ACM (Scopus)
  6. R.K.Roul, J. K. Sahoo and Rohan Goel, Deep Learning in the domain of multi-document text summarization, PReMI-2017, ISI, Kolkata, LNCS, Springer Volume 10597, pp 575-581, doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69900-4_73 (Scopus)
  7. R.K.Roul and J. K. Sahoo, Document Labeling using Source-LDA combined with Correlation Matrix, ICCIDM-2017, UCE, Burla, Odisha , Vol. 711, pp. 697-707, AISC, Springer (Scopus)
  8. R.K.Roul and J. K. Sahoo, Combined Correlation and Discriminative Power Measure based Feature Selection for Text Classification, ICACNI-2017, NIT, Goa (Paper accepted), Springer (Scopus)
  9. R.K.Roul, J. K. Sahoo and Kushagr Arora, Query-Optimized PageRank: A Novel Approach, ICCIDM-2017, UCE, Burla, Odisha , Vol. 711, pp. 673-683, AISC, Springer (Scopus)
  10. Amit Aggarwal and R.K.Roul, A Novel Hierarchical Clustering Algorithm for Online Resources, ICACNI-2017, NIT, Goa (Paper accepted), Springer (Scopus)
  11. R.K.Roul and S.K.Sahay, Categorizing Text Data using Deep Learning: A Novel Approach, ICCIDM-2017, Vol. 711, pp. 793-805, UCE, Burla, Odisha , pp.793-805, AISC, Springer (Scopus)
  12. R.K.Roul, J. K. Sahoo and Kushagr Arora, Modified TF-IDF Term Weighting Strategies for Text Categorization, INDICON-2017(Paper accepted), IEEE Conference Publication (Scopus)
  13. R.K.Roul and Pranav Rai, A New Feature selection technique combined with ELM feature space for text classification, 13thICON-2016, pages 285–292, 2016 NLP Association of India (NLPAI) (Scopus)
  14. R.K.Roul, A.Srivastav and A.Bhalla, Commonality-Rarity Score Computation, 8thFIRE-2016, pp 37-41, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3015157.3015165, ACM (Scopus)
  15. R.K.Roul and S.K.Sahay, Semi-supervised Clustering using Seeded-kMeans in the feature space of ELM, 13thINDICON-2016, DOI:10.1109/INDICON.2016.7838892, (Scopus)
  16. R.K.Roul and S.K.Sahay, Combining Apriori Approach with Support Based Count Technique to Cluster the Web Documents, 3rd ICCIDM-2016, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-3874-7_12 (Scopus)
  17. R.K.Roul and J.K.Sahoo, Classification of Research Articles Hierarchically: A New Technique, Author: 3rd ICCIDM-2016, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-3874-7_32 (Scopus)
  18. R.K.Roul and S.K.Sahay, K-means and Wordnet based Feature Selection Combine with Extreme Learning Machines for Text Classification, 12th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Internet Technology (ICDCIT), 2016, Distributed Computing and Internet Technology, LNCS, Springer, Vol.9581, pp 103-112, doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28034-9_13 (Scopus)
  19. R.K.Roul, S.Varshneya, Ashu Kalra and S.K. Sahay, A Novel Modified Apriori Approach for Web Document Clustering, International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Data Mining - Volume 3, Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies 33, DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-2202-6_14, Springer India-2015 (Scopus)
  20. R.K.Roul, Shashank Gugnani and Mit Shah, Clustering Based Feature Selection using Extreme Learning Machines for Text classification, 12th INDICON-2015, DOI: 10.1109/INDICON.2015.7443788, IEEE Conference Publications, pp 1-6 (received best paper award) (Scopus)
  21. Shashank Gugnani, Tushar Bihany and R.K. Roul, Importance of Extreme Learning Machine in the field of Query Classsification, 9th ICIIS-2014, DOI: 10.1109/ICIINFS.2014.7036627, IEEE Conference Publications, pp 1-6. (Scopus)
  22. R.K.Roul and Ishaan Bansal, GM-Tree: An Efficient frequent pattern mining technique for dynamic database, 9th ICIIS-2014, DOI: 10.1109/ICIINFS.2014.7036626, IEEE Conference Publications, pp 1-6. (Scopus)
  23. R.K.Roul, S.R.Asthana and S.K.Sahay, Automated Document Indexing via Intelligent Hierarchical Clustering: A Novel Approach, International Conference on High Performance Computing and Applications (ICHPCA), Year: 2014, pp: 1 - 6, DOI: 10.1109/ICHPCA.2014.7045347, IEEE Conference Publications. (Scopus)
  24. R.K.Roul, Sahil Mittal and Pravin Joshi, Efficient Approach for Near Duplicate page detection using textual and conceptual based techniques, Advanced Computing, Networking and Informatics-Volume 1, Springer, pp 195-203, 2014 (Scopus)
  25. R.K. Roul, O.R. Devanand and S.K. Sahay, Web Document Clustering and Ranking using Tf-Idf based Apriori Approach, International Journal of Computer Application, 2014, Proceedings ICACEA, No. 2, pp 34-39 (received best paper award)
  26. Shashank Gugnani , Tushar Bihany and R.K. Roul, A Complete Survey on Web Document Ranking, International Journal of Computer Application, 2014, Proceedings ICACEA, No. 2, pp 1-7