Dr. Badal Soni

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Assistant Professor

Email: badal[AT]cse.nits.ac.in

Academic Experience: 9+ years

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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B. E. in Computer Science & Engineering from Rajiv Gandhi Technical University Bhopal.

M.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering from Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Jabalpur.

Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering (Under MoU with NIT Silchar and IIT Guwahati).


 Research Area(s)

  • Image Processing
  • Image Security
  • Multimedia Security
  • Application of Machine Learning
  • ML in Health Care
  • Medical Image Processing

 

 

M. Tech Dissertation Supervised/Ongoing

Name                  Scholar No.   Year    Project Title

    Ms. Saswati  Debnath

13-25-109    2015 Vector Quantization based Modelling Technique in Text-dependent Speaker Verification System
Mr. Kirna Sonavane 14-25-110 2017 Porting and Optimization of Multiple Sequence Alignment on Intel Xeon Phi Architecture
Mr. Shiv Sankar Nath 15-25-112 2017 An Efficient and Robust Copy-Move Forgery Detection in Digital Images
Mr. Vishwajeet Singh 16-25-103 2018 Emotion Recognition from EEG signals
Ms. Debalina Biswas 17-25-106  2019 Image dehazing using Contrast Limited Adaptive Histogram Equalization and Guided Filter
Mr. Ayush Kumar  18-25-115  2020 Image Copy Move Detection Based on Convolutional Neural Networks
Ms. Doli Phukan 20-22-115 2022 Visual Question Answering System

 


Ph. D. Supervised/Ongoing:    

Name Registration No.     Area/Topic Current Status
Ms. Candy Lalrempuii 18-3-05-110 English to Mizo  Machine Translation Ongoing
Ms. Arpita Ghosh  19-3-05-102 Medical Image Processing  Ongoing
Mr. Eduri Raja 20-3-05-119 Fake News Detection Ongoing
Mr. Nurul Amin Choudhury 21-3-02-027 Human Activity Detection  Ongoing
Mr. Anji Reddy Vaka 19-3-05-121 Breast Cancer Tumor Identification  Ongoing (Part-Time)
Mr. Souvik Chowdhury 21-3-05-101 Visual Question Answering System Ongoing (Part-Time)

 


 

International Journals

  1. Arpita Ghosh, Badal Soni, Ujwala Baruah, “Brain Hemorrhage Classification from CT Scan Images using Fine-tuned Transfer Learning Deep Features” Published in International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining, Inderscience, 2022, DOI: 10.1504/IJBIDM.2022.10046012. 
  2. Badal Soni, S. Roy, and S. Warsi, “Particle Swarm Optimization in Bioinformatics, Image Processing, and Computational Linguistics” Published in International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research (IJSIR), IGI Global, Vol. 12, issue 4, Note 2, 2021. DOI: 10.4018/IJSIR.2021100102 (Scopus+ESCI)(Online).
  3. Candy Lalrempuii, Badal Soni, and Partha Pakray, “An Improved English-to-Mizo Neural Machine Translation” in ACM, Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing, Vol. 20, issue-4, Article 61 (May 2021), 21 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3445974 (SCI)(Online).
  4. Badal Soni, Angana Borah, Pidugu Naga Lakshmi Sowgandhi, Pramod Sarma, Ermyas Fekadu Shiferaw, “KTRICT A KAZE Feature Extraction: Tree and Random Projection Indexing-Based CBIR Technique” Published in International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management (IJMDEM), Vol. 11, issue-2, pp. 49-65, 2020 (Scopus+ESCI)(Online). 
  5. Anji Reddy Vaka, Badal Soni, Sudheer Reddy K. “Breast cancer detection by leveraging Machine Learning” Published in Elsevier, Information & Communications Technology Express, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icte.2020.04.009.  (Scopus+ESCI).
  6. Badal Soni, Anji Reddy. V, Naresh Babu Muppalaneni, Candy Lalrempuii, “Image Forgery Detection using AKAZE Keypoint Feature Extraction and Trie Matching” Published in  International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering,  ISSN: 2278–3075 (Online) Volume-9 Issue-1, November 2019 (Scopus+ESCI)(Online).
  7. Badal Soni, Pradip K. Das, D. Meitei Thounaojam, “Geometric transformation invariant block-based copy-move forgery detection using fast and efficient hybrid local features”, Published in  Elsevier, Journal of Information Security and Applications, 2019, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jisa.2019.01.007, Vol. 45, pp. 44-51 (SCI)(Online).
  8. Badal Soni, Pradip K. Das, D. Meitei Thounaojam, “Keypoints based enhanced multiple copy-move forgeries detection system using density-based spatial clustering of application with noise clustering algorithm”, Published in IET Journal of Image Processing, 2018, DOI:  10.1049/iet-ipr.2018.5576 , Print ISSN 1751-9659, Online ISSN 1751-9667 (SCI)(Online).
  9. Badal Soni, Angshuman Bora, Arpita Ghosh, and Anji Reddy, “RFSVM: A Novel Classification Technique for Breast Cancer Diagnosis”,  Published in ‘International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE)’, ISSN: 2278–3075 (Online), Volume-8 Issue-12, October  2019, Page No. 3295-330 (Scopus+ESCI)(Online).
  10. Nilesh Dilipkumar Gharde, D. Meitei Thounaojam, Badal Soni, Saroj Kr. Biswas, “Robust perceptual image hashing using fuzzy color histogram”, Published in Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, Jun 2018, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-018-6115-1, Vol.  77, issue 23,  pp 30815–30840 (SCI)(Online).
  11. Badal Soni, Pradip K. Das, and D.  Meitei Thounaojam, “Dual System for Copy-move Forgery Detection using Block-based LBP-HF and FWHT Features,” Engineering Letters, vol. 26, no.1, pp. 171-180, 2018(ESCI + Scopus) (Online).
  12. Badal Soni, Pradip K. Das, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “CMFD: A detailed review of block based and key feature based techniques in image copy-move forgery detection”, Published in IET Journal of Image Processing, 2017, DOI: 10.1049/iet-ipr.2017.0441, ISSN:1751-9667, Vol.12, issue:2, pp.167-178 (SCI)(Online).
  13.  Badal Soni, Saswati Debnath, Pradip k. Das, “Text-dependent speaker verification using classical LBG, adaptive LBG and FCM vector quantization”, Published in International Journal of Speech Technology Springer, 2016, DOI:10.1007/s10772-016-9346-4, ISSN 1381-2416, Vol.19, issue:3, pp.525-536 (ESCI + Scopus)(Online).
  14.  Rajib Kumar Jha, Badal Soni, Kiyoharu Aizawa, “Logo Extraction from Audio Signals by Utilization of Internal Noise”, Published in IETE Journal of research,  vol.59, issue: 3, pp.270-279, DOI:10.4103/0377-2063.116092 (SCI)(Taylor & Francis Online).
  15.  K Sonavane, Badal Soni, Umakanta Majhi, “Survey on Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANR)”, Published in International Journal of Computer Applications, 2015.


Book Chapters
  1. Arpita Ghosh and Badal Soni (2021)”An Automatic Tumor Identification Process to Classify MRI Brain Images”, In: Verma G.K., Soni B., Bourennane S., Ramos A.C.B. (eds) Data Science. Transactions on Computer Systems and Networks. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-1681-5_20, 2021(Online).
  2. Badal Soni, Ujwala Baruah, “Enhanced Image Dehazing Procedure using CLAHE and Guided Filter”, In Applied Intelligent Decision Making in Machine Learning, ISBN 9780367503369, CRC Press, November 18, 2020.
  3. Soni B., Mathur P., Bora A. (2021), “In Depth Analysis, Applications and Future Issues of Artificial Neural Network”. In: Hassanien AE., Taha M.H.N., Khalifa N.E.M. (eds) Enabling AI Applications in Data Science. Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol 911. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-52067-0_7 (Online).
  4. Soni B., Suganya Devi K., Bora A. (2021), “An Automatic Classification of Genetic Mutations by Exploring Different Classifiers”. In: Hassanien AE., Taha M.H.N., Khalifa N.E.M. (eds) Enabling AI Applications in Data Science. Studies in Computational Intelligence, vol 911. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-52067-0_5 (Online).
  5. Anji Reddy .V and Badal Soni (2020), “Breast Cancer Identification and Diagnosis Techniques,”  In Machine Learning for Intelligent Decision Science Algorithms for Intelligent Systems, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-3689-2, Springer, Singapore (Online).
  6. Badal Soni , Das P.K., Thounaojam D.M., Biswas D. (2020),  “Copy–Move Attack Detection from Digital Images: An Image Forensic Approach,”  Smart Computing Paradigms: New Progresses and Challenges. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 766. Springer, Singapore (Online)
  7. Badal Soni, Pradip K. Das, D. Meitei Thounaojam (2018), “An Efficient Block Phase Correlation Approach for CMFD System,” In: Pattnaik P., Rautaray S., Das H., Nayak J. (eds) Progress in Computing, Analytics and Networking, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 710, Springer, Singapore (Online).
  8. Rajib Kumar Jha, Badal Soni, Rajlaxmi Chouhan, Kiyoharu Aizawa, “Improved Watermark Extraction from Audio Signals by Scaling of Internal Noise in DCT Domain,” Published in Advances in Computer Science, Engineering & Applications, Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, Springer-Verlag, 2012, vol. 166, pp. 235-243, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-30157-5_24 (Online).

International  Conferences
  1. Anji Reddy Vaka, Badal Soni, and R Murugan, “Effective Breast Cancer Classification Using SDNN Based E-Health Care Services Framework”, Accepted in IEEE 10th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering & Technology Signal and Information Processing (ICETET SIP-22) to be held during April 29-30, 2022 at G H Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur, India. 
  2. Souvik Chowdhury and Badal Soni, “eaVQA: An Experimental Analysis on Visual Question Answering Models”, Accepted in 18th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON-2021) organized by NLPAI, Center for Natural Language Processing(CNLP) and Department of Computer Science and Engineering, NIT Silchar, India.
  3. Souvik Chowdhury and Badal Soni, “VQA: A Comparative Analysis of Visual Question Answer Modelling Approaches”, Accepted in International Conference on Emerging Electronics & Automation (E2A) 2021, NIT Silchar, India.
  4. Arpita Ghosh, Badal Soni, Ujwala Baruah, and R. Murugan, “Classification of Brain Hemorrhage using Fine Tuned Transfer Learning”,  3rd International Conference on Machine Intelligence and Signal Processing(MISP-2021) organized by NIT Arunachal Pradesh, India, during 23-25 September 2021 (Accepted).
  5. Eduri Raja and Badal Soni, “Stand-Alone Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers based Fake News Detection Model”, International Conference on Computational Intelligence & Sustainable Technologies, Jointly organized by NIT Sikkim and NIT Silchar, India, during 28-30 October 2021(Accepted).
  6. S. Mishra, A. Dwivedi, Badal Soni, “Foggy Image Enhancement Using Improved Histogram Equalization and Guided Filter”, In International Conference on Smart and Intelligent Systems (SIS 2021), VRSEC, Andhra Pradesh, during 25-26 February 2021 (Online)
  7. Prachi Mathur and Badal Soni, “Exploring Color Models for Enhancement of Underwater Image” In Data Driven Approach towards Disruptive Technologies, Springer Singapore, ISBN 978-981-15-9873-9,  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-9873-9_26, 2021 (Online).
  8. Badal Soni and Prachi Mathur “An Improved Image Dehazing Technique using CLAHE and Guided Filter”,  Published by IEEE 7th International Conference on Signal Processing & Integrated Networks, (SPIN) February 27-28, 2020 (Online).
  9. Ayush Kumar and Badal Soni (2020), “A ConvNet Based Procedure for Image Copy-Move Forgery Detection”. In: Bhattacharjee A., Borgohain S., Soni B., Verma G., Gao XZ. (eds) Machine Learning; Image Processing, Network Security and Data Sciences. MIND 2020. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1240. Springer, Singapore (Online)
  10. Candy Lalrempuii and Badal Soni (2020) Attention-Based English to Mizo Neural Machine Translation. In: Bhattacharjee A., Borgohain S., Soni B., Verma G., Gao XZ. (eds) Machine Learning, Image Processing, Network Security and Data Sciences. MIND 2020. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1241. Springer, Singapore (Online).
  11. Rajib Kumar Jha, Badal Soni,   Sumit Kumar,  Vivek S Verma, “Radon Transform and Dynamic Stochastic Resonance based Technique for Line Detection from Noisy Image”, Published in 25th International Conference on Noise and Fluctuations (ICNF 2019), held in Neuchâtel (Switzerland), from June 18 to June 21, 2019.
  12. Barman R., Biswas S.K., Sarkar S., Purkayastha B., Soni B. (2020) Image Processing Using Case-Based Reasoning: A Survey. In: Mallick P.K., Meher P., Majumder A., Das S.K. (eds) Electronic Systems and Intelligent Computing. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 686. Springer, Singapore (Online).
  13. Debalina Biswas and Badal Soni, “Image Dehazing using Contrast Limited Adaptive Histogram Equalization and Guided Filter”, Accepted in IEEE International Conference on Vision Towards Emerging Trends in Communication and Networking (ViTECoN’19)  held on 30-31 March 2019 at Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India.
  14. Prachi Mathur and Badal Soni, “Hybrid Underwater Image  Enhancement Technique: A Comparative Study using  Different Color Models”, Accepted in IEEE International Conference on Vision Towards Emerging Trends in Communication and Networking (ViTECoN’19) to be held on 30-31 March 2019 at Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India.
  15. Debalina Biswas and Badal Soni, “Foggy Image Enhancement using Modified Adaptive Histogram Equalization and Guided Filter”, Accepted in Springer, International Conference on Machine Learning, Image Processing, Network Security and Data Sciences, to be held on 3-4 March 2019, NIT Kurukshetra, India.
  16. Rajib Jha, Badal Soni, and Sumit Kumar, “A Combined LoG and Dynamic Stochastic Resonance Based Technique for Edge Detection from Noisy Images”, Accepted in IEEE  International Conference on Recent Advances in Computational Systems organized by the IEEE Kerala Section, to be held during December 6-8, 2018.
  17. Prachi Mathur, Kanasani Monica and Badal Soni, “Improved Fusion-based Technique for Underwater Image Enhancement”, Published in IEEE, 4th International Conference on Computing Communication and Automation (ICCCA), to be held on 14-15 December 2018, Noida, India (Online).
  18. Badal Soni, Pradip K. Das, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam and Debalina Biswas, “Copy-Move Attack Detection from Digital Images: An Image Forensic Approach”, Accepted in Springer, 6th International Conference of Advanced Computing, Networking and Informatics, to be held on 4-6th June 2018, Assam, India.
  19. Badal Soni, Pradip K. Das, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “multiCMFD: fast and efficient system for multiple copy-move forgeries detection in image”, Published in ACM, International Conference on Image and Graphics Processing (ICIGP 2018), Hong Kong, February 24-26, 2018 (Online).
  20. Badal Soni, Debalina Biswas, “Image Forensic using Block-based Copy-move Forgery Detection”, Published in IEEE, Fifth International Conference on Signal Processing & Integrated Networks, SPIN 2018, Delhi, India(Online).
  21. Badal Soni, Pradip K. Das, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “Improved Block-based Technique using SURF and FAST Keypoints Matching for Copy-Move Attack Detection”, Published in IEEE, Fifth International Conference on Signal Processing & Integrated Networks, SPIN 2018, Delhi, India (Online).
  22. Badal Soni, Pradip K. Das, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “An Efficient Block Phase Correlation Approach for CMFD System”, Accepted in International Conference on Computing, Analytics and Networking (ICCAN 2017), To be published in Springer, 15-16 Dec 2017, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India (Online).
  23. Badal Soni, Pradip K. Das, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “Copy-Move Tampering Detection based on Local Binary Pattern Histogram Fourier Feature”, Accepted in International Conference on Computer and Communication Technology, (ICCCT-2017), Published in ACM digital library (ISBN: 978-1-4503-5324-3),  24-26 Nov 2017, MNNIT Allahabad, India (Online).
  24. Badal Soni, Pradip K. Das, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “Blur Invariant Block based Copy-Move Forgery Detection Technique using FWHT Features”, International Conference on Watermarking and Image Processing (ICWIP-2017), Published in ACM Digital Library, ISBN: 978-1-4503-5307-6, 6-8 Sept 2017, Paris, France (Online).
  25. Kiran Sonavane, Badal Soni, “Optimization of multiple sequence alignment (MSA) using invariant code extraction and static thread scheduling”, Published in IEEE International Conference for Convergence in Technology (I2CT), 2017, DOI: 10.1109/I2CT.2017.8226313, Mumbai, India (Online).
  26. Saswati Debnath, Badal Soni, Pradip Kr. Das, “Text-constrained Speaker Verification using Fuzzy C Means Vector Quantization”, IEEE International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP-2015), pp.1511 – 1515, ISBN: 978-1-4799-8080-2, 2-4 April 2015 (Online).
  27. Saswati Debnath, Badal Soni, Ujwala Baruah, “Text-Dependent Speaker Verification System: A Review” IEEE Sponsored 9th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISCO), 9th and 10th Jan.2015, pp.1 – 7, DOI:10.1109/ISCO.2015.7282386 (Online).
  28. Onkar Krishna, Rajib Jha, Anil Tiwari, Badal Soni “Noise-Induced Segmentation of Noisy Color Image” 19th IEEE National Conference on Communications (NCC-2013), pp. 1-5, held at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi on February 15-17, 2013 (Online).


 Books 
  1. Authored Book: IMAGE COPY-MOVE FORGERY DETECTION: New Tools and Techniques, published by Studies in Computational Intelligence, Springer, Singapore, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-9041-9 (Online). 
  2. Authored Book: Information Retrieval Models and Concepts,  published by Wiley publisher, ISBN: 9789354246791 (Online at Wiley) Online at Amazon.
  3. Edited Book: Machine Learning, Image Processing, Network Security and Data Sciences, published in Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1240, Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-6315-7_1(Online). 
  4. Edited Book: Machine Learning, Image Processing, Network Security and Data Sciences,  published in Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1241, Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-6318-8_1 (Online).
  5. Edited Book: Data Science Theory Algorithm and Applications, published in Transactions on Computer Systems and Networks Series Springer, Series ISSN2730-7484, eBook ISBN978-981-16-1681-5, DOI 10.1007/978-981-16-1681-5 (Online).
           

Professional Membership
  1. Senior MemberIEEE
  2. IEEE Young Professionals
  3. Professional Member, ACM
  4. Professional Member, IAENG
  5.  Professional Member, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology
    (IACSIT)

 Conferences

  1. Publication Chair, 3rd International Conference on Machine Learning, Image Processing, Network Security and Data sciences (MIND-2021) during 11- 12 December  2021 at NIT Raipur, India
  2. Finance Chair, “18th International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON-2021) during  16-19 December 2021 at NIT Silchar”.
  3. Organizing Chair, “2nd International Conference on Machine Learning, Image Processing, Network Security and Data sciences (MIND-2020) during 30- 31 July 2020 at NIT Silchar, Assam, India”
  4. Financial and Hospitality Chair, “ 6th International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics (ICACNI-18)”, during 04-06 June 2018, NIT Silchar.
  5. Session Chair, “SCES2020″ Organized by Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad during July 10-12 2020.
  6. Session Chair, “CHSN-2021″, Organized by JNTU Kakinada, 20-21 August 2021.
  7. Session Coordinator, “2nd International Conference on Machine Learning, Image Processing, Network Security and Data sciences (MIND-2020) during 30- 31 July 2020 at NIT Silchar, Assam, India”
  8. Session Chair, “IEEE International Conference on Vision Towards Emerging Trends in Communication and Networking (ViTECoN’19)” during  30-31 March 2019 at Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India.
  9.  Organized Special  Session, In International Conference on Machine Learning, Image Processing, Network Security and Data Sciences, during 3-4 March 2019, NIT Kurukshetra, India.

 


 Workshop(s)/FDP

  • Co-ordinator,  One Week Workshop on “Advances in Image Processing and Soft Computing Techniques”  funded by TEQIP-II  during 20-24 February 2017.
  • Co-ordinator,  One Week Workshop on “Application of Machine Learning” funded by TEQIP-II from 20th to 24th March 2017.