ENLIGHTENMENT TO ERFECTION
Department of Computer Science and Application

Rakesh Kumar Mandal

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Mandal


M.C.A., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor (Senior Scale)

Members of Learned Societies: Computer Society of India (CSI), IAENG


Contact Addresses:

Phone +91- (0353) 277 6344 , 9332315105(M), 8293831885 (M)
Mailing Address Department of Computer Science and Application, University of North Bengal, Raja Rammohanpur, P.O.- NBU, Dist- Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin -734013, India.
e-Mail rakesh_it2002@yahoo.com

Subject specialization: Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), Medical Image Processing and Cloud Computing

Areas of Research Interest: Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) and Pattern Recognition

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: Nil      (b) Ongoing: Nil .

No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: NA       (b) Ongoing: NA .

No. of Publications:        (a)International Journals: 15       (b)National/International Seminar/Conferences: 20

Achievement & Awards:

  • Achievements:
    • Qualified Territorial Army Infantry Officers 2015 written exam and faced PIB
  • Awards:
    • Computer Society of India (CSI) Innovation Award (Honourable Mention)
    • Computer Society of India (CSI) Active Participation Award (Young Member)

Professional Experiences:

  • 2 Years experience in IT administration as an EDP Officer, JMGS Scale-I, Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • 9 Years of teaching experiances.

Administrative Experiences:

Ongoing Major/Minor Projects:

Selective List of Publications:

Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals:

  1. Rakesh Kumar Mandal and N R Manna, “Hand Written English Character Recognition using Row-wise Segmentation Technique (RST)”, International Symposium on Devices MEMS, Intelligent Systems & Communication (ISDMISC) 2011, Proceedings, published by International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA), ISSN 0975-8887, ISBN 978-93-80747-80-2, pp 5-9. [Online]
  2. Rakesh Kumar Mandal and N R Manna , “Hand Written English Character Recognition using Column-wise Segmentation of Image Matrix (CSIM)”, Published in International Journal, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on COMPUTERS, Issue 5, Volume 11, May 2012, E-ISSN: 2224-2872, pp 148-158. [Online]
  3. Rakesh Kumar Mandal and N R Manna, “Hand Written English Character Recognition using Input Pattern Segmentation Technique (IPST)”, Published in International Journal, AMSE, Advances in Modelling, Series B: Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition, Vol 56, Issue 2, 2013, pp 68.
  4. Rakesh Kumar Mandal and N R Manna, “Handwritten English Character Recognition using Pixel Density Gradient Method”, International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering, Open Access, Vol 2, Issue 3, E-ISSN:2347-2693, March 2014, pp 1-8. [Online].
  5. Rakesh Kumar Mandal and N R Manna, “Handwritten English Character Recognition using Arrow Segmentation of Image Matrix (ASIM)”, Accepted to be published in International Journal, AMSE, 2014.
  6. Rakesh Kumar Mandal and N R Manna, “Handwritten English Character Recognition using Hoof Segmentation of Image Matrix (HSIM)”, AMSE Journals –2014-Series: Advances B; Vol. 57; No. 1; pp 88-108, Submitted Dec. 2013; Revised July 7, 2014; Accepted July 20, 2014.
  7. Rakesh Kumar Mandal and N R Manna, “Handwritten English Character Segmentation by Baseline Pixel Burst Method (BPBM)”, AMSE JOURNALS –2014-Series: Advances B; Vol. 57; No. 1; pp 31-46, Submitted Oct. 2013; Revised June 30, 2014; Accepted July 20, 2014.
  8. Rakesh Kumar Mandal and N R Manna, “Loan Customer Analysis System using Column-wise Segmentation of Behavioural Matrix (CSBM)”, International Journal of Computer Sciences and Engineering, Volume-3, Special Issue-1 E-ISSN: 2347-2693, pp 18-22, February, 2015.  [Online]
  9. Rishav Upadhyay,  Prasenjit Biswas, Partha Protim Poddar and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Pattern Recognition using Modified Compression Algorithm with Mexican Hat (MCAMH)”, International Journal of Computer Sciences and Engineering, Volume-3, Special Issue-1 E-ISSN: 2347-2693, pp 30-35, February, 2015. [Online]
  10. Rakesh Kumar Mandal and N R Manna, “Extraction of English alphabets from words and sentences using Slider Drifting Method (SDM)”, Published in International Journal, AMSE, Advances in Modelling, Series B: Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition, Vol 58, No 1, March, 2015, pp 1-13.
  11. Kanishka Sarkar , ArdhenduMandal  and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Histogram Peak Normalization Based Threshold to Detect Brain Tumor from T1 Weighted MRI”, International Journal of Computer Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp 16-24, 2016. [Online]
  12. Shantanu Chakraborty  and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Pattern Variation Method to Detect Lie Using Artificial Neural Network (PVMANN)”, International Journal of Computer Sciences and Engineering, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp 57-60, 2016. [Online]
  13. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Pattern Variation Method with Modified Weights to Detect Lie Using Artificial Neural Network (PVMMWANN)”, AMSE Journals Series: Modelling C, Vol. 77, No1, pp 41-52, 2016.
  14. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Design of Basic Logic Gates using CMOS and Artificial Neural Networks (ANN)”, Accepted to be published in AMSE Journals.
  15. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Design of CMOS OR Gate using Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs)”, Accepted to be published in AMSE Journals.

Publications in National/International Seminar/Conferences:

  1. Sweety Datta, Arpita Das, Rakesh Kumar Mandal and S.C. Pal , “English Alphabet Recognition using Neural Networks with the help of 26 Neurons” , Proceedings of National Conference on Computing and Systems  2010, NACCS 2010, Dept. of Computer Science, The  Universityn of Burdwan, West Bengal, India, 29th January, 2010, pp 52-55, ISBN 819077417-4.
  2. Rakesh Kumar Mandal and N R Manna, “Hand Written English Character Recognition using Pattern Sampling Recognition Technique (PSRT)”, Proceedings of International conference ICCS-2010, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, West Bengal, India, Published Abstract Only, November, 19-20, 2010, pp 336, ISBN 93-80813-01-5.
  3. Susreeti Sur, Debanil Chanda, Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Recognition of Bengali Characters using Neural Networks”, Proceedings of International conference ICCS-2010, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, West Bengal, India, November, 19-20, 2010, pp 54-57, ISBN 93-80813-01-5.
  4. Rakesh Kumar Mandal and N R Manna, “English Alphabet Recognition using Neural Networks with the help of very few Neurons”, Proceedings of  4th International Conference of IMBIC on Mathematical Sciences for Advancement of Science and Technology, MSAST 2010, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, pp 108-113.
  5. Rakesh Kumar Mandal and N R Manna, “Hand Written English Character Recognition using Row-wise Segmentation Technique (RST)”, Proceedings of International Symposium on Devices MEMS, Intelligent Systems & Communication (ISDMISC) 2011, Majitar, Sikkim, India, 12th to 14th, April, 2011,pp 5-9, ISBN 978-93-80747-80-2.
  6. Rakesh Kumar Mandal and N R Manna, “Row-wise Segmentation of Hand-written English Characters using Adaptive Resonance Theory ART1 (RSA)”, Proceedings of National Conference on Emerging Trends in Computer Science (ETCS 2012), Dept. of Computer Science, Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College, Barrackpore, West Bengal, India, pp 26-29, ISBN 978-81-921808-2-3.
  7. Susreeti Sur, Debanil Chanda and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Analysis on Learning Performance of English Characters by Changing the Value of the Vigilance Parameter in Adaptive Resonance Theory”, Proceedings of second National Conference on Computing and Systems (NaCCS – 2012) – March 15-16, 2012, Burdwan University, West Bengal, India, ISBN: 93-80813-18-X.
  8. Debanil Chanda, Susreeti Sur and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “A Comparative Study on Learning Performance of English Characters by Altering the Order of English Characters Based on ART1”, Proceedings of second National Conference on Computing and Systems (NaCCS – 2012) – March 15-16, 2012, Burdwan University, West Bengal, India, ISBN: 93-80813-18-X.
  9. Gouravmay Banerjee, Sanway Sarkar and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Emergence and Future Opportunities in Cloud Computing”, Proceedings of UGC sponsored National Level Seminar on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and IT’s Impact on Modern IT world, Department of Computer Science & Application, Gour Mahavidyalaya, Malda, West Bengal, 6th and 7th December, 2013.
  10. Debarati Mitra and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “A Review Work on Pattern Segmentation Based ANN Methods to Recognize Handwritten Alphabets”, Proceedings of National Conference on Computational Technologies-2015 (NCCT’2015) , Dept. of Computer Science & Application, University of North Bengal, Feb-2015, pp 223-225.
  11. Soumendra Nath Lahiri, Supratim Dawn, Rakesh Kumar Mandal and Ardhendu Mandal, “Stegnography based on Image Border Manipulation Technique (IBMT)”, Proceedings of National Conference on Computational Technologies-2015 (NCCT’2015) , Dept. of Computer Science & Application, University of North Bengal, Feb-2015, pp 231-236.
  12. Pranita Mukhia and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “An Approach Towards Setting up of a Private Cloud”, Proceedings of National Conference on Computational Technologies-2015 (NCCT’2015) , Dept. of Computer Science & Application, University of North Bengal, Feb-2015, pp 237-240.
  13. Paromita Goswami, Susmita Kundu and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “A Step Towards Establishing a Small Pvt. Cloud using Ubuntu”, Proceedings of National Conference on Computational Technologies-2015 (NCCT’2015) , Dept. of Computer Science & Application, University of North Bengal, Feb-2015, pp 241-245.
  14. Rinku Sarkar and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Bottlenecks of using Cloud Computing Infrastructure in Library Science”, Proceedings of National Conference on Computational Technologies-2015 (NCCT’2015) , Dept. of Computer Science & Application, University of North Bengal, Feb-2015, pp 246-249.
  15. Debarati Mitra and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Eighteen Directional Feature Extractions for Handwritten English Character Recognition”, Proceedings of National Conference on Research Trends in Computer Science & Application - 2015 (NCRTCSA’2015), Dept. of Computer Application, Silguri Institute of Technology, Nov-2015, pp 13 – 15, ISBN 9789385477348.
  16. Antara Parai and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Handwritten English Character Recognition using Diagonal Segmentation of Image Matrix (DSIM)”, Proceedings of National Conference on Research Trends in Computer Science & Application - 2015 (NCRTCSA’2015) , Dept. of Computer Application, Silguri Institute of Technology, Nov-2015, pp 16 – 20, ISBN 9789385477348.
  17. Kanishka Sarkar, Ardhendu Mandal and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Brain Tumor Detection from T1 Weighted MRI using Histogram Peak Difference Threshold”, Proceedings of National Conference on Research Trends in Computer Science & Application - 2015 (NCRTCSA’2015) , Dept. of Computer Application, Silguri Institute of Technology, Nov-2015, pp 32 – 37, ISBN 9789385477348.
  18. Shantanu Chakraborty and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Double Bit Error Correction using Hamming Code (DBECH)”, Proceedings of National Conference on Research Trends in Computer Science & Application - 2015 (NCRTCSA’2015) , Dept. of Computer Application, Silguri Institute of Technology, Nov-2015, pp 38 – 40, ISBN 9789385477348.
  19. Shantanu Chakraborty and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Pattern Variation Method to Detect Lie Using Artificial Neural Network (PVMANN)”,Proceedings of National Conference on Computational Technologies-2016 (NCCT’2016) , Dept. of Computer Science & Application, University of North Bengal, Feb-2016.
  20. Kanishka Sarkar, Ardhendu Mandal and Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Histogram Peak Normalization Based Threshold to Detect Brain Tumor from T1 Weighted MRI”,Proceedings of National Conference on Computational Technologies-2016 (NCCT’2016) , Dept. of Computer Science & Application, University of North Bengal, Feb-201

Presented Papers in International/National Level Conferences/Seminars/Workshops:

  1. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “English Alphabet Recognition using Neural Networks with the help of 26 Neurons”, National Conference on Computing and Systems – 2010, NACCS-2010, 29th January 2010, Department of Computer Science, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, West Bengal.
  2. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Hand Written English Character Recognition using Pattern Sampling Recognition Technique (PSRT)”, International Conference on Computing and Systems – 2010, ICCS-2010, 19th and 20th November 2010, Department of Computer Science, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, West Bengal.
  3. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Recognition of Bengali Characters using Neural Networks”, International Conference on Computing and Systems – 2010, ICCS-2010, 19th and 20th November 2010, Department of Computer Science, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, West Bengal.
  4. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Electronic Resource Management a Gift to Modern Education”, UGC(ERO) sponsored State Level Seminar on Promoting NMEICT-INFLIBNET e-Resources in North Bengal & Sikkim, Organized by  Salesian College in collaboration with ABN Seal College, Coochbehar, 25th February, 2011 at Salesian College, Siliguri Campus, West Bengal.
  5. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Handwritten English Character Recognition using Row-wise Segmentation Technique (RST) ”, International Symposium on Devices Mems Intelligent Systems And Communication – 2011, ISDMISC-2011, 12th - 14th April 2011, Sikkim Manipal University, Majitar, Sikkim.
  6. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Row-wise Segmentation of Hand-written English Characters using Adaptive Resonance Theory ART1 (RSA)”, UGC-sponsored National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Computer Science (ETCS 2012), Organized by  Department of Computer Science, Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College in Collaboration with Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Kalyani & Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Calcutta, 20th and 21th January, 2012 at Rastraguru Surendranath College, Barrackpore, West Bengal.
  7. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Character Recognition with Neural Networks”, Research Scholar’s Workshop on Computer Science and Application, Organized by  Salesian College and Computer Society of India, Siliguri Chapter, 11th September, 2012 at Salesian College, Siliguri Campus, West Bengal.
  8. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Intelligent Computing using Free Software”, Workshop on Application of Information Technology in the Modern Civilization, Organized by St. Joseph College Darjeeling and Computer Society of India (CSI), Siliguri Chapter, 15th May, 2013 at St. Joseph College Darjeeling, West Bengal.
  9. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), National Seminar on Recent Trends in Computer Science, Organized by Department of Computer Applications, Raiganj University, 1st April, 2016
  10. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, CMOS Implementation of Logic Gates using Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), MHRD approved TEQIP Phase-II sponsored 5 day Technical Workshop on “Applications of ANN in Modern VLSI-Embedded System Designing & Parallel Computing” under faculty staff development program, organized by Murshidabad College of Engineering & Technology, MAKAUT, West Bengal, 23th July 2016 to 27th July 2016.
  11. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Future of Intelligent Holograms in Modern Day Higher Education”, National Seminar entitled “Higher Education: Inclusive and Qualitative Growth vis a vis Officers”, Organized by NBUOA, University of North Bengal, 10th September 2016.

Presented Papers in International/National Level Conferences/Seminars/Workshops:

  1. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “English Alphabet Recognition using Neural Networks with the help of 26 Neurons”, National Conference on Computing and Systems – 2010, NACCS-2010, 29th January 2010, Department of Computer Science, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, West Bengal.
  2. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Hand Written English Character Recognition using Pattern Sampling Recognition Technique (PSRT)”, International Conference on Computing and Systems – 2010, ICCS-2010, 19th and 20th November 2010, Department of Computer Science, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, West Bengal.
  3. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Recognition of Bengali Characters using Neural Networks”, International Conference on Computing and Systems – 2010, ICCS-2010, 19th and 20th November 2010, Department of Computer Science, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, West Bengal.
  4. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Electronic Resource Management a Gift to Modern Education”, UGC(ERO) sponsored State Level Seminar on Promoting NMEICT-INFLIBNET e-Resources in North Bengal & Sikkim, Organized by  Salesian College in collaboration with ABN Seal College, Coochbehar, 25th February, 2011 at Salesian College, Siliguri Campus, West Bengal.
  5. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Handwritten English Character Recognition using Row-wise Segmentation Technique (RST) ”, International Symposium on Devices Mems Intelligent Systems And Communication – 2011, ISDMISC-2011, 12th - 14th April 2011, Sikkim Manipal University, Majitar, Sikkim.
  6. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Row-wise Segmentation of Hand-written English Characters using Adaptive Resonance Theory ART1 (RSA)”, UGC-sponsored National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Computer Science (ETCS 2012), Organized by  Department of Computer Science, Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College in Collaboration with Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Kalyani & Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Calcutta, 20th and 21th January, 2012 at Rastraguru Surendranath College, Barrackpore, West Bengal.
  7. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Character Recognition with Neural Networks”, Research Scholar’s Workshop on Computer Science and Application, Organized by  Salesian College and Computer Society of India, Siliguri Chapter, 11th September, 2012 at Salesian College, Siliguri Campus, West Bengal.
  8. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Intelligent Computing using Free Software”, Workshop on Application of Information Technology in the Modern Civilization, Organized by St. Joseph College Darjeeling and Computer Society of India (CSI), Siliguri Chapter, 15th May, 2013 at St. Joseph College Darjeeling, West Bengal.
  9. Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), National Seminar on Recent Trends in Computer Science, Organized by Department of Computer Applications, Raiganj University, 1st April, 2016.
  10. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, CMOS Implementation of Logic Gates using Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), MHRD approved TEQIP Phase-II sponsored 5 day Technical Workshop on “Applications of ANN in Modern VLSI-Embedded System Designing & Parallel Computing” under faculty staff development program, organized by Murshidabad College of Engineering & Technology, MAKAUT, West Bengal, 23th July 2016 to 27th July 2016.
  11. Rakesh Kumar Mandal, “Future of Intelligent Holograms in Modern Day Higher Education”, National Seminar entitled “Higher Education: Inclusive and Qualitative Growth vis a vis Officers”, Organized by NBUOA, University of North Bengal, 10th September 2016.

Participated in International/National Level Conferences/Seminars/Workshops:

  1. One day user awareness programme on “Access to E-resources under N-LIST Programme”, organized by University Library, University of North Bengal in collaboration with the INFLIBNET centre Ahmedabad (An Inter-University Centre of UGC), 10th February 2012, University of North Bengal, Distt: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
  2. Workshop on “Intellectual Property and Innovation Management in Knowledge Era” organized by National Research Development Corporation, New Delhi and University of North Bengal, 12th February, 2013, University of North Bengal, Distt : Darjeeling, West Bengal.
  3. National Seminar on Recent Trends in Information and Knowledge Management, Organized by Department of Library & Information Science, 27th-28th May, 2014 University of North Bengal, Distt : Darjeeling, West Bengal.

Attended Training Courses, Teaching-Learning-Evaluation Technology Programmes, Faculty Development Programmes:

  1. 62nd Orientation Programme, 28 days, UGC, Academic Staff College (ASC), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
  2. Refresher Course, 21 days, UGC Academic Staff College (ASC), Jadavpur University (JU)
  3. Refresher Course, 21 days, UGC Academic Staff College (ASC), University of North Bengal (NBU)
Chaired Session:
  1. Mathematics, Statistics, Computational Science & IT (Session Chair), 22nd West Bengal State Science & Technology Congress-2015, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of West Bengal and University of North Bengal.

Delivered Lectures

  1. Open Office Impress & Making Presentation, Workshop on Open Source Software on Linux Platform, Centre for Remote Sensing & Application (CRSA), University of North Bengal
  2. Scilab, Training Programme on Application of Open Source Software, University Science Instrumentation Centre (USIC), University of North Bengal
  3. Ubuntu 9.1, Batch I-VI, Training Program of School Teachers, University of North Bengal in Collaboration with Institute for Open Technology and Applications (IOTA), A Society under Dept of IT, Govt. of West Bengal, 2010.
  4. Open Source Software, Students Workshop on Open Source Software, Salesian College Sonada, 2015
  5. Cyber Security, Workshop on Cyber Security, University of North Bengal.