Dr. Shylaja S S

Chairperson

Dr. Shylaja S S is the Chairperson, Department of Computer Science and Engineering (UG Studies) at P E S University, Bangalore. She is also the Professor and Head, Department of CSE and Department of ISE at P E S Institute of Technology (PESIT), Bangalore. She completed her Bachelor’s degree from UVCE, Bangalore University in 1989, Master’s degree from Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore University in 1993. She secured the First rank in the university in her M. Tech course. She completed the ‘C’ level course from DOEACC and holds a Ph.D in the domain of Face Recognition from Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU). She has 28 years of teaching experience and 15 years of research experience. She has several journal articles, national and international conference publications to her credit. She has taught a plethora of courses and has guided several projects and research activities at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She is a member of BOS of several organizations, reviewer of conferences and member of many technical committees. Dr. Shylaja is heading two centers at P E S University, the Center for Data Sciences and Applied Machine Learning (CDSAML) and the Huawei Innovation Lab, facilitating research and internship opportunities for students and faculty members. Her research areas include Image Processing, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning.

Computer Science

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Qualification
Qualification Institution Year
Bachelor’s degree UVCE, Bangalore University 1989
Master’s degree Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore University 1993

Experience
Designation Institution From To
Chairperson and Professor & Head P E S University 2002 2018
Professor & Head P E S Institute of Technology, Bangalore 2003 2018
Assistant Professor & Head P E S Institute of Technology, Bangalore 2002 2002
Assistant Professor P E S Institute of Technology, Bangalore 1992 2002
Lecturer M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore. 1993 1999
Lecturer B M S College of Engineering, Bangalore 1989 1991

Awards / Achievement
  • First Rank in M.Tech
  • ACM best paper award for Women in Computing
  • Excellence award for journal paper

Responsibilities
  • Chairperson, Department of Computer Science and Engineering (UG Studies), P E S University
  • Professor & Head, Department of CSE and Department of ISE, P E S Institute of Technology

Responsibilities Held
  • P E S University - BOS Member
  • CMR (MCA) – BOS Member
  • Dr. AIT – BOS Member
Expertise / list of subjects handled
  • Under Graduate Courses: Data Structures, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Operating Systems, Database Management Systems, Data Communication, Computer Networks, Management Information System, Computer Architecture and Organization, Microprocessor, Digital Design, Electronics Circuits, System Programming, UNIX System Programming, UNIX Shell Programming, COBOL, Problem Solving with ‘C’, OOP with C++, Java, Introduction to Computing Using Python, Web Technologies.
  • Post Graduate Courses: Digital Image Processing, Cloud Computing
  • Special Topics: Computational Photography, Frameworks, Image Processing and Computer Vision, Matlab, OpenCv, Machine Learning.
Research Interest
  • Computer Vision and Image Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Cyber Forensics

Research projects (current)
  • Word Embeddings on Kannada
  • Detection of cyber - aggressive comments
  • Facial Expression Recognition
  • Facial Recognition

Books
  • Shylaja S S, K N Balasubramanya Murthy, S Natarajan, “Dimensionality Reduction Techniques for Face Recognition”, Intech Open Access Publisher. (Mail extracts InTech Author Stats received on Mon, Feb 3, 2014: We are pleased to inform you that your paper "Dimensionality Reduction Techniques for Face Recognition" has achieved impressive readership results. The chapter you have published with InTech in the book "Reviews, Refinements and New Ideas in Face Recognition" has so far been accessed 3000 times. Congratulations on the significant impact that your work has achieved to date. The top downloads of your paper are from the following five countries: United States of America, India, China, Japan and Egypt)

Conferences
  • Akshay Varun, Prajwal Srinivas, Pramod V M, Dr. Shylaja S S, “Classification of Fashionwear using Deep Learning”, Fourth International Conference on Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications, ERCICA - 2016
  • Lavanya P, Harshith G, Chiraag and Shylaja S S,”Pedestrian and Vehicle Detection for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems”, International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Information Technology,cochin,2016
  • V. S. Chavan and Shylaja S S, "Machine learning approach for detection of cyber-aggressive comments by peers on social media network," Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics (ICACCI), 2015 International Conference on, Kochi, 2015, pp. 2354-2358.
  • Agarwal, Aayush, G. Manisha, Raje Neha Milind, and S. S. Shylaja, "Performance analysis of cloud based load balancing techniques.", in Parallel, Distributed and Grid Computing (PDGC), 2014 International Conference on, pp. 49-52. IEEE, 2014.
  • Ankit, Akshay, Avani, Shylaja S S,”Automatic Defect Detection in Mechanical Members using Computer Vision” in ICKCE2015 - 2nd Best Paper Award
  • Aayush Agarwal, Raje Neha, Manisha, Shylaja S S, “A Survey of Cloud Based Load Balancing Techniques”, in the International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering, pp. 9-13, 2014.
  • Shylaja S S, K N Balasubramanya Murthy, S Natarajan, “Application of SIFT and Volumetric-SIFT for Face Recognition - A Comparative Study”, in the Elsevier Publication of International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology” (ICRTET-2014), Volume 2, pp. 922-930, 2014.
  • Mohan Ramakrishna, Shylaja S S, “Is ORB Efficient Over SURF for Object Recognition” in the International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology Volume 3, number 8, pp 2783—2788, 2014
  • Vinay A, Shylaja S S, S Natarajan, “A Comparative Study of SVD and Its Reduced Variants for Block Based Face Recognition using Computational Model”, in the Elsevier Publication of International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Technology” (ICRTET-2014), Volume 2, pp. 115-123, 2014.
  • Chetan Ballur, Shylaja S S, “Application of Local Binary Pattern and Principal Component Analysis For Face Recognition”, in the Proceedings of IRAJ International Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Robotics, pp. 15-20,2013 (Excellent Paper Award).
  • Goutham S M, Shylaja S S, “Super Resolution Techniques On Low Resolution Images For Face Recognition”, in the Proceedings of IRAJ International Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Robotics, pp. 21-26,2013.
  • Shylaja S S, K N Balasubramanya Murthy, S Natarajan,Anand Prasad, Atul Modi, Sanjay Harlalka, “Feature Extraction using Marker Based Watershed Segmentation on the Human Face”, in the proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics, pp. 1- 5, 2012.
  • Shylaja S S, K N B Murthy, Dr. S Natarajan, Nitin Kumar, Ruby Agarwal, “Effective Eye Localization using Local Binary Pattern”, in the proceedings of International Conference & Workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 40-47, 2012.
  • Harsha Yadappanavar , Shylaja S S, “Machine Learning Approach for Smile Detection in Real Time Images”, in the proceedings of Computer Science and Information Technologies (CITS), pp.1-7, 2011.
  • Shylaja S S, K N Balasubramanya Murthy, S Natarajan, Abhijit K G, Jayashree D, Mohammed Saifulla S, “Efficient Retrieval of Face Images Based on Curvelets and Singular Value Decomposition”, in the proceedings of International Conference on Computing Communication and Networking Technologies, 978-1-4244-6591-0, pp. 1-5. 2010.
  • Shylaja S S, Geethu Babu, Akshata patil, Garima Srivastava, “Dimensionality Reduction using Gaussian Mixture Model: An Application to Face Recognition”, in the Proceedings of NCIIR 2010.
  • Shylaja S S, K N Balasubramanya Murthy, S Natarajan, Akshatha Udupa, Kusuma A, “Comparative Analysis of MPEG-7’s Color Layout Descriptor and Edge Histogram Descriptor for Face Recognition”, in the Proceedings of NCIIR 2010.
  • Shylaja S S, Abhijit K G, Jayashree D, Mohammed Saifulla S, “Feature extraction and Comparison of face images using Gabor Filters”, JVIT 2010.

Journals
  • Dhananjay Rathod, Vinay A, Shylaja SS And S Natarajan, “Facial Landmark Localization – A Literature Survey”, in International Journal of Current Engineering and Technology, Vol.4, Issue 3, pp. 1901-1907, 2014.
  • Shylaja S S, K N Balasubramanya Murthy, S Natarajan, “Illumination Invariant Novel Approaches for Face Recognition”, in the International Journal of Electrical Energy, Volume 2, Issue 2, Pg. 125-130, 2014.
  • Chetan Ballur, Shylaja S S, “Application of Local Binary Pattern and Principal Component Analysis for Face Recognition”, in the International Journal of Electrical, Electronics and Data Communication, 2013.
  • Shylaja S S, K N Balasubramanya Murthy, S Natarajan, “A Novel Permutation Based Approach for Effective and Efficient Representation of Face Images under Varying Illuminations”, accepted for publication in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications (IJACSA), Volume 4, Issue 7, pp. 77-87, 2013. (IF: 1.32)
  • Harsha Yadappanavar, Shylaja S S, “Machine Learning Approach for Smile Detection in Real Time Images”, in the International Journal of Image Processing and Vision Sciences (IJIPVS), Volume 1, Issue 2, pg. 32- 37,2012.
  • Shylaja S S, K N B Murthy, Dr. S Natarajan, Nitin Kumar, Ruby Agarwal, “Effective Eye Localization using Local Binary Pattern”, in the International Journal of Computer Application. Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 40-47, 2012.
  • Shylaja S S, K N B Murthy, Dr. S Natarajan “Feed forward Neural Network Based eye localization and recognition using Hough Transform”, in the International Journal of Advanced Computer Science & Application, Vol. 2, No. 3,pp. 104-109, 2011.
  • Shylaja S S, K N Balasubramanya Murthy, S Natarajan, Abhijit K G, Jayashree D, Mohammed Saifulla S, “Efficient Retrieval of Face Images Based on Curvelets and Singular Value Decomposition”, in the International Journal of Technology and Engineering Systems, pp. 114-119, 2010.

Others
  • Aayush Agarwal, Manisha G, Raje Neha Milind, Shylaja S Sharath, “Efficient Load Balancing in Cloud”, in the IEEE Cloud Computing for Emerging Markets, 15-17 October 2014
  • Aayush Agarwal, Manisha G, Raje Neha Milind, Shylaja S Sharath, “Efficient Load Balancing in Cloud”, in the IEEE Cloud Computing for Emerging Markets, 15-17 October 2014