B. S. Harish obtained his B.E in Electronics and Communication (2002), M.Tech in Networking and Internet Engineering (2004) from Visvesvaraya Technological University. He completed his Ph.D. in Computer Science (2011); thesis entitled “Classification of Large Text Data” from University of Mysore. He is presently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Science & Engineering, JSS Science & Technology University, Mysuru. He was invited as a Visiting Researcher to DIBRIS – Department of Informatics, Bio Engineering, Robotics and System Engineering, University of Genova, Italy from May – July 2016. He delivered various technical talks at National and International Conferences. Invited as a resource person to deliver various technical talks on Data Mining, Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Soft Computing. He is also serving and served as a reviewer for National, International Conferences and Journals. He published more than 80 International reputed peer reviewed journals and conferences proceedings. He successfully executed AICTE-RPS project which was sanctioned by AICTE, Government of India. He also served as a secretary, CSI Mysore chapter. He is a Member IEEE (93068688), Life Member CSI (09872), Life Member INSTICC (12844), Life Member Institute of Engineers and Life Member ISTE.

Email Address
bsharish@jssstuniv.in
Education Qualification (All qualification including diploma)

2006-2011 Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Mysore, India
Thesis Title: “Classification of Large Textual Data”
2002-2004 M.Tech in Networking & Internet Engineering, Visvesvaraya Technological University, India
1998-2002 B.E in Electronics & Communication, Visvesvaraya Technological University, India

Research and Development

We are pleased to announce the availability of the first (as per April, 2020) fully annotated freely available dataset for supporting the research about pedestrian 1) detection; 2) tracking; 3) re-identification and 4) search methods from aerial data. Please visit to download the dataset at : http://p-destre.di.ubi.pt/index.html

June 2019 – June 2021:
Sanctioned by: Vision Group on Science and Technology (VGST), Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka
Scheme: Research Grants for Scientist/Faculty (RGS/F)
Title of Project: Machine Learning in Automated Kannada Text Categorization
Amount Sanctioned: Rs. 5 Lakh Only

November 2016 to December 2017:
Involved in Melinda – Gates Foundation Project. The project is jointly collaborated with Quinnipiac University, USA, JSS University, Mysore and JSS Science & Technology University, Mysore.
Project Title: “Family Planning Game - My Future Family”
Link: http://mywebspace.quinnipiac.edu/egbertozzi/myfamily/

May 2016 - July 2016:
Visiting Researcher @ DIBRIS - Department of Informatics, Bio Engineering, Robotics and System Engineering University of Genova, Genova, ITALY (On Short Term Leave)

2006-2008:
Executed AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) sponsored research project under RPS-B scheme (Research Promotion Scheme).
Project was supported by Indian Government under Research Promotion Scheme.
Project Funds: 3.10 Lakhs (In Rupees)
Project Title: Classification of text documents

Awarded 04 Ph.D. Degree (02 candidates from VTU and 02 Candidates from University of Mysore)
Presently guiding 03 Ph.D. students towards their Doctoral Degree

Journals Published

23

Conferences Presented

48

Research and Development projects submitted

04

Research and Development projects Awarded

02

Training Programs attended
More than 50 programs
Training Programs conducted and coordinated
09
Awards

RECOGNITION:

1. Awarded Rank 1 Band in “The Unconstrained Ear Recognition Challenge 2019” Competition organized by The 12th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB-2019), June 04 – June 07, 2019, Greece.
2. Awarded 1st Place in Gray Matter Segmentation Task in Grand Challenge on MR Brain Image Segmentation workshopat the MICCAI in Nagoya, Japan, January 2018.
2. Awarded 1st Place in Recognition Task in Sclera Segmentation and Eye Detection Benchmarking Competition in Conjunction with International Joint Conference on Biometrics 2017, October 1 – 4, 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA.
3. Awarded 1st Prize in Segmentation and 2nd Prize in Recognition in Sclera Segmentation Benchmarking Competition organized by The 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB-2016), June 13 – June 19, 2016, Sweden.
4. Awarded “Best Paper Award” during IEEE International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Applications (ICKEA 2016), 28-30 September, 2016, Singapore.

Number of PhD students awarded so far
04
Number of PhD students pursuing
03
Research Interests

Machine Learning, Text Mining and Computational Intelligence

List of Publication

International Journals

The P-DESTRE: A Fully Annotated Dataset for Pedestrian Detection, Tracking, Re-Identification and Search from Aerial Devices., S.V. Aruna Kumar, Ehsan Yaghoubi, Abhijit Das, B.S. Harish, Hugo Proença ., https://arxiv.org/abs/2004.02782

C K Roopa, B S Harish and S V Aruna Kumar., “Segmenting ECG and MRI Data using Ant Colony Optimization”., International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing, 2020 (Accepted for Publication).

S V Aruna Kumar, B S Harish, B S Mahanand and N Sundarajan., "An efficient Meta-cognitive Fuzzy C-Means clustering approach" , Applied Soft Computing, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2019.105838

N Manju and B S Harish., "Multilayer Feedforward Neural Network for Internet Traffic Classification", International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence (Accepted for Publication - 2019)

N Manju and B S Harish., “Symbolic Representation of Internet Traffic Data using Multiple Kernel Fuzzy C-Means”., Journal on Soft Computing, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 37 – 44, DOI: 10.21917/ijsc.2019.0272.

N Manju, B S Harish and V Prajwal., “Ensemble Feature Selection and Classification of Internet Traffic using XGBoost Classifier”, International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security, MECS Press, Vol. 7, pp. 37 – 44, DOI: 10.5815/ijcnis.2019.07.06.

H M Keerthi Kumar and B S Harish., “Automatic Irony Detection using Feature Fusion and Ensemble Classifier”, International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 5, No. 7, pp. 70 - 79, DOI: 10.9781/ijimai.2019.07.002. .

M. S. Maheshan, B. S. Harish, N. Nagadarshan., “A Convolution Neural Network Engine for Sclera Recognition”, International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence, DOI: 10.9781/ijimai.2019.03.006, 2019.

C K Roopa and B S Harish., “Automated ECG Analysis for Localizing Thrombus in Culprit Artery using Rule Based Information Fuzzy Network”, DOI: 10.9781/ijimai.2019.02.001, 2019.

H K Darshan, Aditya R Shankar, B S Harish, and Keerthi Kumar H M., “Exploiting RLPI for Sentiment Analysis on Movie Reviews”, Journal of Advances in Information Technology, Vol. 10, No. 9, DOI: 10.12720/jait.10.1.14-19, 2019.

C K Roopa and B S Harish., “Interpretation of ECG using Modified Intuitionistic Fuzzy c-Means Clustering for Arrhythmia Data”, Journal on Soft Computing, 2018, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1795 – 1800.

H M Keerthi Kumar and B S Harish., “A New Feature Selection method for Sentiment Analysis in Short Text”, Journal of Intelligent Systems, 2018 (Accepted & In Press).

M B Revanasiddappa and B S Harish., "A New Feature Selection Method based on Intuitionistic Fuzzy Entropy to Categorize Text Documents", International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence, pp. 1 - 12, DOI: 10.9781/ijimai.2018.04.002, 2018.

S V Aruna Kumar, B S Harish and P Shivakumara., “A Novel Fuzzy Clustering based System for Medical Image Segmentation”, International Journal of Computational Studies , pp. 33 - 66, Vol. 7, DOI: 10.1504/IJCISTUDIES.2018.090165, 2018.

B S Harish and S V Aruna Kumar., “Anomaly based Intrusion Detection using Modified Fuzzy Clustering”, International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence, International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 4, No. 6, pp. 54 – 59, DOI: 10.9781/ijimai.2017.05.002, 2017.

S V Aruna Kumar and B S Harish., “A Modified Intuitionistic Fuzzy Clustering Algorithm for Medical Image Segmentation”, Journal of Intelligent Systems, 2017 (DOI 10.1515/jisys-2016-0241).

C K Roopa and B S Harish., “A Survey on various Machine Learning Approaches for ECG Analysis”, International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 163, No. 9, pp. 25 – 33, DOI: 10.5120/ijca2017913737, 2017.

M B Revanasiddappa and B S Harish., “A Comprehensive Survey on various Feature Selection Methods to Categorize Text Documents”, International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 164, No. 8, pp. 1 – 7, DOI: 10.5120/ijca2017913711, 2017.

S V Aruna Kumar and B S Harish., "Segmenting Medical Images using Computational Intelligence Techniques", International Journal of Information Processing, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 48 – 56, 2015.

B S Harish, S Manjunath and D S Guru., “Text Document Classification: An Approach based on Indexing”, International Journal of Data Mining & Knowledge Management Process (IJDKP), vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 43 – 62, 2012.

“A Novel Approach for Text Classification Based on LZW Compression Techniques”, International Journal of Machine Intelligence, vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 364 – 370, 2011.

“Cluster based Text Classification: A Symbolic Approach”, International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 38 – 44, 2011.

B S Harish, D S Guru and S Manjunath., “Representation and Classification of Text Documents: A Brief Review”, International Journal of Computer Applications Special Issue on Recent Trends in Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, pp. 110 – 119, 2010.

“MNV for Clustering Non Symmetric Symbolic Proximity Matrices”, International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering, vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 121 – 124, 2009.

Conference Publications:

M S Maheshan, B S Harish and Aruna Kumar S V., “Sclera Segmentation using Spatial Kernel Fuzzy Clustering Methods”, 9th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition Methods and Applications (Springer, Scopus, DBLP, SCITEPRESS), Valletta, Malta, 2020.

Manju N and B S Harish., "Classification of Internet Traffic data using Ensemble Method", Second International Conference on Computing Analytics and Networking (ICCAN 2019) (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (AISC) Series, Springer ), 14-15 December 2019, Odisha, India.

C K Roopa and B S Harish., “A New way of classifying Cardiac conduction using CNN and Neuromorphic Model”, Fourteenth International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Information Processing (PRIP 2019) (SPIE, Springer), Minsk, Belarus.

Ž. Emeršiˇc, A. Kumar S. V., B. S. Harish, W. Gutfeter, J. N. Khiarak, A. Pacut, E. Hansley, M. Pamplona Segundo, S. Sarkar, H. Park, G. Pyo Nam, I. J. Kim, S. G. Sangodkar, U. Kacar, M. Kirci, L. Yuan, J. Yuan, H. Zhao, F. Lu, J. Mao, X. Zhang, D. Yaman, F. I. Eyiokur, K. B. Özler, H. K. Ekenel, D. Paul Chowdhury, S. Bakshi, P. K. Sa, B. Majhi, P. Peer, V. Štruc., “The Unconstrained Ear Recognition Challenge 2019” Competition organized by The 12th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics (ICB-2019), June 04 – June 07, 2019, Greece.

C K Roopa, B S Harish and Aruna Kumar S V., “A Novel Method of Clustering ECG Arrhythmia data using Robust Spatial Kernel Fuzzy C-Means”, 8th International Conference on Advances in Computing & Communications (Elsevier Procedia), 13-15 September 2018, Cochin, India.

H M Keerthi Kumar and B S Harish., “Sarcasm classification: A novel approach by using Content Based Feature Selection Method”, 8th International Conference on Advances in Computing & Communications (Elsevier Procedia), 13-15 September 2018, Cochin, India.

M S Maheshan, B S Harish and N Nagadarshan., “On the use of Image Enhancement Technique towards Robust Sclera Segmentation”, 8th International Conference on Advances in Computing & Communications, (Elsevier Procedia), 13-15 September 2018, Cochin, India.

C K Roopa, B S Harish and S V Aruna Kumar., "Classification of ECG Arrhythmia using Symbolic Dynamics through Fuzzy Clustering Neural Network", International Workshop on Pattern Recognition (SPIE Indexed), Jinan, China, 2018.

BS Harish and M B Revanasiddappa., "A New Approach of Categorizing Text Documents through Consensus Clustering", 3rd International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Applications, (IEEE - ICKEA 2018), June 25 - 27, 2018, Moscow, Russia.

B S Harish and Manju N., "Hybrid Feature Selection Method using Fisher’s Discriminate Ratio to Classify Internet Traffic Data", 3rd International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Applications, (IEEE - ICKEA 2018), June 25 - 27, 2018, Moscow, Russia.

H K Darshan, Aditya R Shankar, B S Harish, H M Keerthi Kumar., "Exploiting RLPI for Sentiment Analysis on Movie Reviews", 3rd International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Applications, (IEEE - ICKEA 2018), June 25 - 27, 2018, Moscow, Russia.

M B Revanasiddappa, B S Harish, S V Aruna Kumar., "Meta-cognitive Neural Network based Sequential Learning Framework for Text Categorization", International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Data Science (ICCIDS 2018) (Elsevier - Procedia), Vol. 132, pp. 1503 - 1511, 2018.

C K Roopa and B S Harish., “An empirical evaluation of Savitzky-Golay (SG) filter for denoising ST segment”, Springer Third International Conference on Cognitive Computing and Information Processing (CCIP 2017) (Springer),Vol. 801, pp. 18 - 28, 2018.

H M Keerthi Kumar, B S Harish, S V Aruna Kumar and V N Manjunath Aradya., "Classification of Sentiments in Short-Text: An approach using mSMTP measure", 2nd International Conference on Machine Learning and Soft Computing, Vietnam, pp. 145 - 150, 2018.

M B Revanasiddappa and B S Harish., “A New Framework to Categorize Text Documents using SMTP Measure”, Soft Computing: Theories and Applications (SoCTA 2017) (Springer), December 22 - 24, 2017.

B S Harish, Anukarsh Prasad, Sanjana S and Skanda Bhat., “Sentiment Analysis for Sarcasm Detection on Streaming Short Text Data”, 2nd International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Applications (ICKEA 2017), 2017.

M S Maheshan, B S Harish and M B Revannasiddappa., “Indexing based Classification: An Approach towards Classifying Text Documents”, 4th International Conference on Information System Design and Intelligent Applications, Vietnam, (Springer – Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Series), Vol. 672, pp. 894 - 902, 2017.

H Raghav Rao, K Karthik, S S Nikhil, K S Srujan, B S Harish and H M Keerthi Kumar., “Classification of Amazon Book Reviews based on Sentiment Analysis”, 4th International Conference on Information System Design and Intelligent Applications, Vietnam, (Springer – Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Series), June 2017 (Accepted).

H M Keerthi Kumar and B S Harish., “Classification of short text using various preprocessing techniques: An Empirical Evaluation”, 5th International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking and Informatics (ICACNI 2017) (Springer – Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Series), June 2017 (Accepted).

“Classification of short text using various preprocessing techniques: An Empirical Evaluation”, 5th International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking and Informatics (ICACNI 2017) (Springer – Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Series), 1 - 3, June 2017 (Accepted).

"Adaptive Initialization of Cluster Centers Using Ant Colony Optimization: Application to Medical Images", 6th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM 17) (Springer Publications) (ISI, INSPEC, DBLP, EI and Scopus), 24 - 26 February, 2017, Porto, Portugal

“Clustering Text Documents using Kernel Possibilistic C-Means”, International Conference on Cognition and Recognition (ICCR 2016), September 2016, India (Accepted).
"A Modified Support Vector Clustering Method for Document Categorization", IEEE International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Applications (ICKEA 2016) (IEEE, Scopus and Google Scholar), 28 - 30 September, 2016, Singapore.

“A Picture Fuzzy Clustering Approach for Brain Tumor Segmentation”, IEEE Second International Conference on Cognitive Computing and Information Processing (CCIP 2016) (IEEE), 12 – 13 August, 2016.

“Spot detection in Microarray Images: An Approach based on Fuzzy Clustering”, International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering and Material Sciences (ICEMS 2016) (Elsevier Publications), 17 – 19 March, 2016.

“Symbolic Representation of Text Documents using Multiple Kernel FCM”, 3rd International Conference on Mining Intelligence and Knowledge Exploration (MIKE 2015) (Springer LNAI), 9 – 11 December, pp. 93 – 102, 2015.

“A Novel Iris Segmentation Algorithm based on Small Eigenvalue Analysis”, 7th International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing (ICGIP 2015) (SPIE Indexed), 23 – 25 October, Singapore, 2015.

“Segmenting MRI brain Images using Evolutionary Computation Techniques”, International Conference Cognitive Computing and Information Processing (CCIP) (IEEE), 3rd – 4th March, 2015.

“Document Classification using Symbolic Classifiers”, International Conference on Contemporary Computing and Informatics (IC3I) (IEEE), 27th – 29th, Mysore, pp. 299 – 303, 2014.

“Segmenting MRI Brain Images using novel Robust Spatial Kernel FCM (RSKFCM)”, International Conference on Eighth International Conference on Image and Signal Processing (Elsevier), 25 – 27th July, Bangalore, pp. 38 – 44, 2014.

“Classifying Text Documents using Unconventional Representation”, International Conference on Big Data and Smart Computing (BigComp 2014) (IEEE), 15 – 17th January, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 210 – 216, 2014.

“Document Classification: An Approach Using Feature Clustering”, Recent Advances in Intelligent Informatics, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (Springer), vol. 235, pp. 163 – 173, 2013.

“Classification of Text Documents using Adaptive Fuzzy C-Means Clustering”, Recent Advances in Intelligent Informatics, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing (Springer), vol. 235, pp. 163 – 173, 2013.

“Classification of Plant Leaves Using Morphological Features and Zernike Moments”, Second International Symposium on Pattern Recognition and Image Processing (IEEE), pp. 1827 – 1837, 2013.

“Digital Video Broadcast (DVB) Standards: Comparison based on Technical Characteristics”, Fifth International conference on Networks & Communications, July 13 – 15, Chennai, India (Accepted).

“Symbolic Classification of Traffic Videos”, Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Multimedia Processing, Communication and Computing Applications, December 13 – 15, 2012, Bangalore, India.

“Text Classification using Symbolic Similarity Measure”, In the Proceedings of The Second International Conference on Computational Science, Engineering and Information Technology, Proceedings of ACM International Conference Proceedings Series (ICPS), October 2012, India, pp. 308 – 311.

“An Empirical Study on Various Text Classifiers”, In the Proceedings of The Second International Conference on Computational Science, Engineering and Information Technology, Proceedings of ACM International Conference Proceedings Series (ICPS), October 2012, India, pp. 584 – 590.

“Symbolic Similarity and Symbolic Feature Selection for Text Classification”, Bilateral Russian-Indian Scientific Workshop on Emerging Applications of Computer Vision, November 1 – 5, 2011, Moscow, Russia, pp. 141 – 146.

“Classification of Text Documents using B-Tree”, In the Proceedings of The Second International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, Springer Publishers, Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST) Series, January 2 – 4, 2012, Bangalore, India, Vol. 85, pp. 627 – 636.

“A Non Parametric shot boundary detection: An eigen gap approach”, In the Proceedings of Fourth Annual ACM Compute 2011, March 25 – 26, Bangalore, India (2011).

“Cluster Based Symbolic Representation and Feature Selection for Text Classification”, In the proceedings of Sixth International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, LNAI, Chongqing, China, November, 19 – 21, pp. 158 – 166, 2010.

“Dissimilarity Based Feature Selection for Text Classification: A Cluster Based Approach”, In the proceedings of ACM International Conference and Workshop on Emerging Trends and Technology, Feb 25 -26, 2011, Mumbai, India, Association of Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, pp. 495 – 499.

“A symbolic approach for text classification based on dissimilarity measure”, In the proceedings of ACM First International Conference on Intelligent Interactive Technologies and Multimedia, Allahabad, India, Association of Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, pp. 106 – 109, 2010.

“Concept of Status Matrix in Classification of Text Documents”, In the Proceedings of 4th Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI-09), December 16th – 18th, India, pp. 2071 – 2079, 2009.

“Clustering of Textual Data: A Brief Survey”, In the Proceedings of International Conference on Signal and Image Processing (ICSIP-09), August 12th--14th, India, pp. 409 – 413, 2009.

“New Symbolic proximity approximation techniques and clustering algorithms”, In the Proceedings of International Conference on Signal and Image Processing (ICSIP-09), August 12th – 14th, India, pp. 365—366 (2009).

“Symbolic Representation of Text Documents”, In the proceedings of Third Annual ACM Compute 2010, January 22 – 23, Bangalore, India (2010).

Subjects

Text Mining, Machine Learning and Computational Intelligence