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Saumik Bhattacharya
Saumik Bhattacharya saumikfec[at]iitr.ac.in
Areas of Interest
  • Image and Video processing, Computational photography, Computer vision, statistical learning, Deep learning
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
20172018Post-DocIndian Statistical Institute Kolkata
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
IEEE Signal Processing Society grantIEEE2016
IEEE Signal Processing Society grantIEEE2017
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Ph.D.Electrical EngineeringIIT Kanpur2017
B.TechElectronics and CommunicationWBUT2011
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Digital Image ProcessingECN 3163rd Year B.TechSpring
Refereed Journal Papers

Patents:
1.Method and System for Dehazing Videos and Images in Real-time, Saumik Bhattacharya, Himanshu Kumar, Sumana Gupta, K.S.Venkatesh, Filing No. 201811027075 (Filing funded by IIT Kanpur)
2. Method and System for Expansion of Visibility Range of an Image, Saumik Bhattacharya, Sumana Gupta, K.S. Venkatesh, Filing No. 201611011684 (Filing funded by IIT Kanpur)
3. Colour Filter Array and Process for Real Time Foreground Extraction, Saumik Bhattacharya, Megha Nehwal, K.S. Venkatesh, Filing No. 201611006602 (Filing funded by IIT Kanpur)
4. Gain Varying HDR Imaging, Saumik Bhattacharya, Megha Nehwal, K.S. Venkatesh, Filing No. 201611001989 (Filing funded by IIT Kanpur)
5. Controlled Neutral Density Filter for HDRI, Saumik Bhattacharya, Narshimachari B, Megha Nehwal, K.S. Venkatesh, Filing No. 2804/DEL/2014, 2014 (Filing funded by IIT Kanpur)


Journals:

1. Saumik Bhattacharya, Kumar Gaurav and Sayantari Ghosh, “Viral Marketing on Social Networks: An Epidemiological Perspective”, accepted in Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2019.03.008
2. Saumik Bhattacharya, Sumana Gupta and K. S. Venkatesh, “Visual Saliency Estimation Using Video Decomposition”, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 27.4 (2018): 1665-1675
3. Somdyuti Paul, Saumik Bhattacharya and Sumana Gupta “Selection of keyframes for video colorization using steerable filtering”, Sadhana, Springer, 42.10 (2017): 1685-1692
4. Saumik Bhattacharya, Sumana Gupta and K. S. Venkatesh, “Background Estimation and Motion Saliency Detection Using Total Variation Based Video Decomposition”, Springer Signal, Image and Video Processing 11.1 (2017): 113-121
5. Ravindra Yadav, Saumik Bhattacharya, Sumana Gupta and K. S. Venkatesh, “A spatiotemporal restoration of partial color artifacts in archival film”, Springer Signal, Image and Video Processing, 10 (7), 1319-1326, 2016
6. Somdyuti Paul, Saumik Bhattacharya and Sumana Gupta “Spatiotemporal Colorization of Video Using 3D Steerable Pyramids”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 27.8 (2017): 1605-1619


Conferences:

1. K Gaurav, S Ghosh, S Bhattacharya and YN Singh, “Equilibria of Rumor Propagation: Deterministic and Network Approaches”, IEEE Region Ten Conference (TENCON), pp. 2029 – 2034, 2017
2. Himanshu Kumar, Saumik Bhattacharya, Sinnu Susan Thomas, Sumana Gupta and K S Venkatesh Subramanian, “Design of Smart Video Surveillance System for Indoor and Outdoor Scenes”, IEEE International Conference on Digital Signal Processing,
pp. 1-5, 2017
3. Megha Nawhal, Saumik Bhattacharya, K S Venkatesh, “Improved Scene Capture in Unfavorable Lighting Conditions”, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2017
4. Saumik Bhattacharya, K. S. Venkatesh, and Sumana Gupta, “Detection & Classification of Imperceptible Motion Using Video Decomposition”, IEEE 21st International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, pp. 296-299, 2016
5. Saumik Bhattacharya, Sumana Gupta and K. S. Venkatesh, “Dehazing of Color Image Using Stochastic Enhancement”, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), pp. 2251-2255, 2016
6. Saumik Bhattacharya, Sumana Gupta and K. S. Venkatesh, “Visual Saliency Detection Using Video Decomposition”, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), pp. 684-688, 2016
7. Saumik Bhattacharya, Ravindra Yadav, V. Narendra, K. S. Venkatesh, and Sumana Gupta, “Total variation based fast video decomposition for artifact restoration”, IEEE International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, pp. 1152-1155, 2015


Book Chapter

1. Restoration of Archival Videos for Preserving Digital Heritage of India, Saumik Bhattacharya, Sumana Gupta, K.S. Venkatesh, Heritage Preservation. Springer, Singapore, 2018. 181-207.


Media Coverages:

https://www.jagran.com/uttar-pradesh/kanpur-city-now-the-fog-will-not-slow-the-speed-of-trains-also-run-in-zero-visibility-18377650.html

https://www.amarujala.com/uttar-pradesh/kanpur/iit-kanpur-created-real-time-dehazing-method?pageId=2

https://m.dailyhunt.in/news/india/english/edexlive-epaper-edex/iit+kanpur+students+develop+a+real+time+dehazing+method+that+allows+increased+visibility+in+foggy+weather-newsid-95688540