Dr. Dalton Meitei Thounaojam

Assistant Professor (Grade-I)
Email: dalton[at]cse[dot]nits[dot]ac[dot]in
Date of Joining: 29/11/2012
Academic/Industrial Experience:  10+ years



  • B.E. from Anna University Chennai
  • M.E.  from Anna University Coimbatore
  • Ph.D. from Assam University Silchar


  • Image Processing
  • Video Processing
  • Image Hashing
  • Machine Learning (Fuzzy, GA, & NN)


  • Introduction to Computer Programming
  • Compiler Design
  • Object Oriented Analysis & Design
  • Computer Networking
  • Signal and Data Communication
  • Data Structure


  1. International Conference on Virtual Reality (ICVR 2020)held on 8th -10th February, 2020at Singapore.
  2. International Conference on Image and Graphics Processing (ICIGP 2020)to be held on8th -10th February, 2020 at Singapore.
  3. International Conference on Virtual Reality (ICVR 2019)held on 23rd -25th February, 2019at Singapore.
  4. International Conference on Image and Graphics Processing (ICIGP 2019)held on 23rd-25th February, 2019 at Singapore.
  5. International Conference on Image and Graphics Processing (ICIGP 2018)held on 24th-26th February, 2018 at Hong Kong, China.
  6. International Conference on Information, Communication and Computing Technology(ICICCT-2017)held on 13th May, 2017 at Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS),India.
  7. International Conference on Information, Communication and Computing Technology(ICICCT-2018)held on 12th May, 2018 at Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS),India.
  8. International Symposium on Advanced Computing and Communication (ISACC-2015)held on 14th-15th September, 2015 at Assam University, Silchar, India.


  1. Moumita Roy, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam and Shyamosree Pal, “PIH-mSCM: a modified spiking cortical model for perceptual image hashing and its application to copy detection”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-023-16753-4 [SCIE]
  2. Moumita Roy, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam and Shyamosree Pal, “A perceptual hash based blind-watermarking scheme for image authentication“, Expert Systems with Application, 277, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2023.120237 [SCIE]
  3. Moumita Roy, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam and Shyamosree Pal, “Perceptual hashing scheme using Kaze feature descriptors for combinatorial manipulations“, Multimedia Tools and Applications,  81, 29045–29073, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-022-12626-4 [SCIE]
  4. Amit Kumar Trivedi, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, and Shyamosree Pal, “A Novel Minutiae Triangulation Technique for Non-invertible Fingerprint Template Generation”, Expert Systems with Applications, 186, 115832, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2021.115832 [SCIE]
  5. Irshed Hussain, and Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “WOLIF: An efficiently tuned classifier that learns to classify non-linear temporal patterns without hidden layers”, Applied Intelligence, 51 (4), 2173-2187, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10489-020-01934-7 [SCIE]
  6. Saptarshi Chakraborty, Alok Singh, and Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “A novel bifold-stage shot boundary detection algorithm: invariant to motion and illumination”, The Visual Computer, 1-12, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00371-020-02027-9 [SCIE]
  7. Saptarshi Chakraborty, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, and Nidul Sinha, “A Shot boundary Detection Technique based on Visual Colour Information”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, 80(3), 4007-4022, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-020-09857-8 [SCIE]
  8. Saptarshi Chakraborty and Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “SBD-Duo: a dual stage shot boundary detection technique robust to motion and illumination effect.” Multimedia Tools & Application, vol. 80, pp. 3071–3087, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-020-09683-y [SCIE]
  9. Irshed Hussain and Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “SpiFoG: an efficient supervised learning algorithm for the network of spiking neurons.” Scientific Reports, vol. 10, pp. 13122, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-70136-5 [SCIE]
  10. AK Trivedi, DM Thounaojam, S Pal, “Non-Invertible cancellable fingerprint template for fingerprint biometric“, Computers & Security, 90, 1016901, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cose.2019.101690 [SCIE]
  11. A Singh, DM Thounaojam, S Chakraborty, “A novel automatic shot boundary detection algorithm: robust to illumination and motion effect“, Signal, Image and Video Processing, 14(4), 645-653, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11760-019-01593-3 [SCIE]
  12. S Chakraborty, DM Thounaojam, “A novel shot boundary detection system using hybrid optimization technique“, Applied Intelligence, 49 (9), 3207-3220, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10489-019-01444-1 [SCIE]
  13. D Thounaojam, T Khelchandra, T Jayshree, S Roy, K Singh, “Colour Histogram and Modified Multi-layer Perceptron Neural Network based Video Shot Boundary Detection“, Int. Arab J. Inf. Technol., 16 (4), 686-693, 2019. https://iajit.org/portal/index.php/archive/volume-16-2019/july-2019-no-4/item/221-colour-histogram-and-modified-multi-layer-perceptron-neural-network-based-video-shot-boundary-detect [SCIE]
  14. B Soni, PK Das, DM Thounaojam, “Geometric transformation invariant block based copy-move forgery detection using fast and efficient hybrid local features“, Journal of information security and applications, 45, 44-51, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jisa.2019.01.007 [SCIE]
  15. ND Gharde, DM Thounaojam, B Soni, SK Biswas, “Robust perceptual image hashing using fuzzy color histogram“, Multimedia Tools and Applications, 77 (23), 30815-30840, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-018-6115-1 [SCIE]
  16. B Soni, PK Das, DM Thounaojam, “Keypoints based enhanced multiple copy-move forgeries detection system using density-based spatial clustering of application with noise clustering algorithm”, IET Image Processing, 12 (11), 2092-2099, 2018. 1049/iet-ipr.2018.5576 [SCIE]
  17. AK Trivedi, DM Thounaojam, S Pal, “A robust and non-invertible fingerprint template for fingerprint matching system“, Forensic science international, 288, 256-265, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2018.04.045 [SCIE]
  18. Chitralekha Chongtham, MJ Sanada Khumanthem, Y Jina Chanu, Neelima Arambam, Dalton Meitei, P Roji Chanu, Kh Manglem Singh, “A copyright protection scheme for videos based on the SIFT“, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Electrical Engineering, 42(1),  107-121, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40998-018-0052-x [SCIE]
  19. B Soni, PK Das, DM Thounaojam,” Dual System for Copy-move Forgery Detection using Block-based LBP-HF and FWHT Features“, Engineering Letters, 26 (1), 2018. http://www.engineeringletters.com/issues_v26/issue_1/EL_26_1_20.pdf [Scopus]
  20. B Soni, PK Das, DM Thounaojam,”CMFD: a detailed review of block based and key feature based techniques in image copy-move forgery detection“, IET Image Processing, 12 (2), 167-178, 2017. 1049/iet-ipr.2017.0441 [SCIE]
  21. SK Biswas, M Chakraborty, B Purkayastha, P Roy, DM Thounaojam,”Rule extraction from training data using neural network“, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, 26 (03), 1750006, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1142/S0218213017500063 [SCIE]
  22. DM Thounaojam, VS Bhadouria, S Roy, KM Singh, “Shot boundary detection using perceptual and semantic information“, International journal of multimedia information retrieval, 6 (2), 167-174, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13735-017-0123-1 [Scopus]
  23. DM Thounaojam, T Khelchandra, K Singh, S Roy, “A genetic algorithm and fuzzy logic approach for video shot boundary detection“, Computational intelligence and neuroscience, 2016, 11, https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/8469428 [SCIE]
  24. DM Thounaojam, S Roy, KM Singh, “Video shot boundary detection using gray level cooccurrence matrix“, Indian Journal of Science and Technology, 9 (7), 1-5, 2016. 17485/ijst/2016/v9i7/84338 [Scopus]
  25. HS Devi, DM Thounaojam, “Heterogeneous Techniques used in Face Recognition: A Survey“, ADBU Journal of Engineering Technology, 3, 2015. http://journals.dbuniversity.ac.in/ojs/index.php/AJET/article/view/121
  26. Hidangmayum Saxena Devi, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam and Romesh Laishram, “An approach to illumination and expression invariant multiple classifier face recognition“, Int. J. Comput. Appl, 975, 10.5120, 2014.
  27. B Deori, DM Thounaojam,”A survey on moving object tracking in video“, International Journal on Information Theory (IJIT), 3 (3), 31-46, 2014. https://airccse.org/journal/ijit/papers/3314ijit04.pdf



  1. Anil Kumar Dasari, Saroj Kr. Biswas, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, Debashree Devi and Biswajit Purkayastha, “Ensemble Learning Techniques and Their Applications: An Overview”, in: Kumar, A., Mozar, S., Haase, J. (eds) Advances in Cognitive Science and Communications, pp 897–912, Springer, 2023.
  2. Moumita Roy, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam and Shyamosree Pal, “Various Approaches to perceptual image hashing systems-A Survey*”, in International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Advanced Computing and Communication, pp. 1–9, IEEE, 2023.
  3. Irshed Hussain, and Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “Classification of Diabetes using the Biologically Plausible Network of Spiking Neurons”, in International Conference on Machine Learning, Computer Systems and Security , pp. 154-158, IEEE, 2022.
  4. S. Reshmi, Saroj Kr. Biswas, Arpita Nath Boruah, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam and Biswajit Purkayastha, “Diabetes Prediction Using Machine Learning Analytics,” in International Conference on Machine Learning, Big Data, Cloud and Parallel Computing, pp. 108-112, IEEE, 2022. 10.1109/COM-IT-CON54601.2022.9850922.
  5. Irshed Hussain, and Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “Epileptic Seizure Classification Using Spiking Neural Network from EEG Signals”. In: Patgiri, R., Bandyopadhyay, S., Borah, M.D., Emilia Balas, V. (eds) Edge Analytics. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 869. Springer, Singapore, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-0019-8_23
  6. Saptarshi Chakraborty, Dalton Meitei Thounaujam, Alok Singh, and Gautam Pal, “ALO-SBD: A Hybrid Shot Boundary Detection Technique for Video Surveillance System”. In: Patgiri, R., Bandyopadhyay, S., Borah, M.D., Emilia Balas, V. (eds) Edge Analytics. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol 869. Springer, Singapore, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-0019-8_51
  7. B Soni, PK Das, DM Thounaojam, D Biswas, “Copy–Move Attack Detection from Digital Images: An Image Forensic Approach“, Smart Computing Paradigms: New Progresses and Challenges, 69-76, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-9683-0_8
  8. Manas Jyoti Gogoi, Amit Kumar Trivedi, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, Aniruddha Bhattarchajee, Rahul Debnath, Kaushik Borah, “Ring Partition-Based Fingerprint Indexing Algorithm“, International Conference on Machine Intelligence and Signal Processing, 1-12, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-1366-4_1
  9. B Soni, PK Das, DM Thounaojam, “multiCMFD: fast and efficient system for multiple copy-move forgeries detection in image“, proceedings of the international conference on image and graphics processing ,  53-58, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1145/3191442.3191465
  10. B Soni, PK Das, DM Thounaojam, “Improved block-based technique using SURF and FAST keypoints matching for copy-move attack detection“, International Conference on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks,  197-202, 2018. 1109/SPIN.2018.8474093
  11. B Soni, PK Das, DM Thounaojam,” An efficient block phase correlation approach for CMFD system“, Progress in Computing, Analytics and Networking, 41-49, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-7871-2_5
  12. B Soni, PK Das, DM Thounaojam, “Copy-move tampering detection based on local binary pattern histogram fourier feature“, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer and Communication Technology,  78-83, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1145/3154979.3155001
  13. B Soni, PK Das, DM Thounaojam, “Blur invariant block based copy-move forgery detection technique using FWHT features“, Proceedings of the International Conference on Watermarking and Image Processing,  22-26, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1145/3150978.3150987
  14. A SenGupta, DM Thounaojam, KM Singh, S Roy, “Video shot boundary detection: A review“, IEEE International Conference on Electrical,  Computer and Communication Technologies,  1-6, 2015. 1109/ICECCT.2015.7226084
  15. HS Devi, R Laishram, DM Thounaojam, “Face recognition using R-KDA with non-linear SVM for multi-view database“, Procedia Computer Science, 54, 532-541, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2015.06.061
  16. DM Thounaojam, A Trivedi, KM Singh, S Roy, “A survey on video segmentation“, Intelligent computing, networking, and informatics, 903-912, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-81-322-1665-0_91
  17. Barga Deori and Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “Extended Kalman Filtering based Multiple Object Tracking in Image Sequences“, in  international conference on Image and Signal Processing, 315–323, 2014.



  1. Senior Member, IEEE
  2. Associate Menber, IETE
  3. Member, IAENG



  1. Moumita Roy, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam and Ripon Patgiri, “A perception-based hashing system using Kaze feature descriptors for combinatorial manipulations (Ein wahrnehmungsbasiertes Hashing-System, das Kaze-Merkmalsdeskriptoren für kombinatorische Manipulationen verwendet)”, Germany Patent, Status: Granted, File Number: 20 2022 101 746.8.
  2. Sabuzima Nayak, Ripon Patgiri, Uriti Kartheek Chandra Patnaik, Venkata Siva Nageswararao Kadiyala, Hemant Nandkishor Watane, Repudi Ramesh, Ramesh Babu Mallela and Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “A Counting BLOOM Filter“, South Africa PatentStatus: Granted, File Number: 2022/05074.
  3. Ksh. Robert Singh, Saurabh Chaudhury, Somen Debnath, Subir Datta, Subhasish Deb, Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, R.Lalchhanhima, R. Chawngsangpuii Lalhmingliana, N. Gopil Singh and Mayanglambam Sushilata Devi, “A Cascade Network System for Classification of Rice Grain”, South Africa Patent, Status: Granted, File Number: 2023/02261.
  4. Irshed Hussain, Vikash Kumar and Dalton Meitei Thounaojam, “A Computationally Efficient Classification System to Classify Non-Linear Temporal Patterns Without Hidden Layer (Ein rechnerisch effizientes Klassifizierungssystem zur Klassifizierung nichtlinearer zeitlicher Muster ohne versteckte Schicht)”, Germany Patent, Status: Granted, File Number: 20 2023 104 383.



  1. Mr. Amit Kumar Trivedi                                                                                                          Co-Supervisor
    Scholar no.: 16-3-05-101
    Thesis title: Robust and Non-invertible Cancelable Fingerprint Recognition Techniques
  2. Mr. Saptarshi Chakraborty                                                                                                     Sole Supervisor
    Scholar no.: 17-3-05-108
    Thesis title: A Study on Video Shot Boundary Detection System using Confirmation Stage
  3. Mr. Irshed Hussain                                                                                                                   Sole Supervisor
    Scholar no.: 17-3-05-110
    Thesis title: Computationally Efficient Supervised Learning Method for the Biologically Plausible Spiking Neural Network–A Metaheuristic Approach



  1. Ms. Moumita Roy                                                                                                                     Main Supervisor
    Scholar no.: 18-3-05-101
    Thesis title: Design and Development of Perceptual Image Hashing Algorithms and its Applications



  1. Mrs. Meesala Pavani                                                                                                                Sole Supervisor
    Scholar no.: 22-3-02-006
    Thesis title: Design and development of Medical Image Zero-Watermarking Algorithms and its application in Copy Image Retrieval
  2. Mrs. Probhakar Sharma Neog                                                                                                Sole Supervisor
    Scholar no.: 22-3-02-101
    Thesis title: Development of Robust and Efficient Perceptual Image Hash Algorithms and its application in Copy Detection



  1. Hidangmayum Saxena Devi                                                                                          Batch 2012–2014
    Scholar no.:12–2–5–116                                                                                                     Supervisor
    Project Title: Linear and non-linear Appearance-Based Classification Techniques for Face Recognition
  2. Barga Deori                                                                                                                           Batch 2012–2014
    Scholar no.:12–2–5–102                                                                                                       Supervisor
    Project Title: Detection and Tracking of Multiple Moving Objects Using Adaptive GMM with Noise Reduction and Extended Kalman Filtering
  3. Ananya Sengupta                                                                                                               Batch 2013–2015
    Scholar no.:13–2–5–105                                                                                                       Supervisor
    Project Title: Shot Boundary Detection using Maximally Stable Extremal Region
  4. Pinku Narzarey                                                                                                                  Batch 2014–2016
    Scholar no.:14–2–5–101                                                                                                       Supervisor
    Project Title: Earthquake Prediction using Artificial Neural Network in North-Eastern Region of India
  5. Nilesh Dilipkumar Ghadre                                                                                           Batch 2015–2017
    Scholar no.:15–2–5–120                                                                                                       Supervisor
    Project Title: Robust Perceptual Image Hashing using Fuzzy Color Histogram
  6. Manas Jyoti Gogoi                                                                                                       Batch 2016–2018
    Scholar no.:16–2–5–104                                                                                                       Supervisor
  7. Project Title:Minutiae Based Fingerprint Indexing Systems
  8. Alok Singh                                                                                                                             Batch 2017–2019
    Scholar no.:17–2–5–113                                                                                                        Supervisor
    Project Title: A Novel Automatic Shot Boundary Detection Algorithm Robust to Illumination and Motion Effect
  9. Santosh Pal                                                                                                                          Batch 2018–2020
    Scholar no.:18–2–5–113                                                                                                       Supervisor
    Project Title: Robust Perceptual Image Hashing based on Ring Partition and Color Histogram
  10. Pramit Chattopadhyay                                                                                                     Batch 2019–2021
    Scholar no.:19–2–2–113                                                                                                        Supervisor
    Project Title: A two level shot boundary detection technique using PHOG and CSLBP feature extractor
  11. Indranath Roy                                                                                                                     Batch 2020–2022
    Scholar no.:20–2–2–110                                                                                                       Supervisor
    Project Title: Video Shot Boundary Detection using Machine Learning approach and Confirmation Stage
  12. Sudhir Panda                                                                                                                       Batch 2021–2023
    Scholar no.:21–2–2–105                                                                                                       Supervisor
    Project Title: Unpaired Image to Image Translation using modified Gnerative Adversarial Network