Lov Kumar

  

Designation:

Lecturer

Specialization:

Software Engineering, Software Quality, Software Metrics, Application of AI techniques in Software Engineering

Email:

lov.kumar@thapar.edu

lovkumar505@gmail.com

Contact No.

+91-8260-612-874

Biography

Lov Kumar did his B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from C.V. Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar and M. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering with specialization of Software Engineering at NIT, Rourkela. Recently he has submitted his Ph. D. in Computer Science and Engineering with specialization of Software Engineering at NIT, Rourkela. His areas of interest are in Quality estimation, web service, Object- Oriented programming and service oriented programming. He has published several research papers in international conferences and journals, received best paper award, and received travel grants to attend and present papers in reputed conferences.

 Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies:

  • Organize Committee member in APSEC 2015
  • Member of Institute for Research and Development India (IRD India).
  • Editorial Board member of International Journal of Business Information Systems Strategies (IJBISS).
  • IEEE Student Membership.
  • IEEE Young Professional Membership.

Publications and other Research Outputs

SCI : 4, Non-SCI : 9, Conferences: 21

1. Lov Kumar, Ranjan Kumar Behera, Ashish Sureka and Santanu Ku. Rath, “Transfer Learning for Cross- Project Change-Proneness Prediction in Object-Oriented Software Systems: A Feasibility Analysis”, ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes (SEN), 2017 (Accepted) (SCOPUS Indexed).
2. Lov Kumar, Ranjan Kumar Behera, Ashish Sureka and Santanu Ku. Rath, “A Bibliometric Study of ACM SEN from 2007 to 2016”, ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes (SEN), 2017 (Accepted) (SCOPUS Indexed).
3. Lov Kumar, Sai Krishna Sripada, Ashish Sureka and Santanu Ku. Rath, “Effective Fault prediction Model Developed Using Least Square Support Vector Machine (LSSVM)”, Journal of Systems and Software (Ac- cepted) (SCI Journal: Impact Factor: 2.444).
4. Lov Kumar and Santanu Ku. Rath, “Neuro-Fuzzy: A Hybrid Neural Network and Fuzzy Logic Approach for Software Maintainability”, International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, 2017 (Accepted) (SCOPUS Indexed).
5. Lov Kumar, Anand Trikey and Santanu Ku. Rath, “Effective Fault Prediction Model Developed Using Extreme Learning Machine with Various Kernel Methods”, Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, 2017 (Accepted) (SCI Journal: Impact Factor: 0.770).
6. Lov Kumar, Sanjay Misra and Santanu Ku. Rath, “An Empirical Analysis of the Effectiveness of Software Metrics and Fault Prediction Model for Identifying Faulty Classes”, Computer Standards & Interfaces, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 1-32, 2017 (SCI Journal: Impact Factor: 1.633).
7. Lov Kumar and Santanu Ku. Rath, “Empirical Validation for Effectiveness of Fault Prediction Technique Based on Cost Analysis Framework”, International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, 2016 (Accepted) (SCOPUS Indexed).
8. Lov Kumar, Aneesh Krishna and Santanu Ku. Rath, “The Impact of Feature Selection on Maintainability Prediction of Service Oriented Applications”, Service Oriented Computing and Applications (SOCA), vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 1-25, 2016 (SCOPUS Indexed).
9. Lov Kumar and Santanu Ku. Rath, “Hybrid functional link artificial neural network approach for predicting maintainability of object-oriented software”, Journal of Systems and Software, vol. 121, no. 1, pp. 170-190, 2016 (SCI Journal: Impact Factor: 2.444).
10. Lov Kumar, Mukesh Kumar and Santanu Ku. Rath, “Maintainability prediction of web service using support vector machine with various kernel methods”, International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 1-18, 2016 (SCOPUS Indexed).
11. Lov Kumar and Santanu Ku. Rath, “Hybrid neural network approach for predicting maintainability of object-oriented software”, INFOCOMP - Journal of Computer Science, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 10-21, 2014.
12. Yeresime Suresh, Lov Kumar and Santanu Ku. Rath, “Statistical and Machine Learning Methods for Software Fault Prediction using CK Metric Suite: A Comparative Analysis”, ISRN Software Engineering, vol. 2014, pp. 1-15, 2014.
13. Yeresime Suresh, Lov Kumar and Santanu Ku. Rath, “A Cost Evaluation Framework for Software Fault Prediction using Radial Basis Function Network”, International Journal of Information Processing (IJIP), vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 1-15, 2014.
14. Lov Kumar and Santanu Ku. Rath, “Quality of Service (QoS) Parameters Prediction for Web Services using Hybrid Neural Network and Ensemble Methods”, International Journal of Web Engineering and Technology (IJWET), 2017 (Revision) (SCOPUS Indexed).

Awards and Honours:

• 1st prize award for my Research paper presented at 3rd IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Electronics (UPCON 2016), 2016, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi, India.
• 3rd prize for Robotics, on “Clegance-09” in the inter college level techno-fest held at C.V. Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar.
• Passed Cambridge ESOL entry level certification in ESOL international (LEVEL B1).
• Secured 99.01 percentile with 611 GATE score in GATE 2012.
• Rewarded as a student volunteer at APSEC 2015, New Delhi.
• Awarded “EX” in test conducted during Faculty development program on “Data Structures and Algorithms” organized by E&ICT Academy and Department of Computer Science & Engineering at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Warangal.
• Receiving Ph.D MHRD scholarship at NIT Rourkela (July 2014 to till date).
• Received MHRD scholarship in M. Tech Course from July 2012 to May 2014.
• Recipient of student registration cum travel grant to attend APSEC 2015 conference, New Delhi.
• Recipient of student registration cum travel grant by Infosys, India to attend ISEC 2015 conference, Bangalore.
• Recipient of student registration cum travel grant by Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), India to
attend ISEC 2016 conference, Goa.
• Recipient of student registration cum travel grant by Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme
(TEQIP) to attend Faculty development program on “Software Testing” organized by Silicon Micro System,
Bangalore.
• Recipient of student travel grant by The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated, 2017,
IEEE HASE 399300, to present paper in 18th IEEE International Symposium on High Assurance Systems
Engineering (HASE 2017), Singapore.
• Recipient of student registration cum travel grant by LNMIIT, India to attend ISEC 2017 conference, Jaipur.

Description of Research Interests

My research interest lies in the various areas of software engineering with the specific interest in software quality estimation, web service, Object- Oriented programming and service oriented programming. My work focuses on the use of AI techniques and feature selection techniques for software quality prediction and performing empirical analysis to evaluate the software quality.