Kandarpa Kumar Sarma

Kandarpa Kumar Sarma
Gauhati University | G.U. · Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

MTech, PhD

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Introduction
Kandarpa Kumar Sarma currently works as Professor at the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Gauhati University. Kandarpa does research in Logic and Foundations of Mathematics, Statistics and Probability Theory. Their most recent publication is 'Implementing Chaotic and Synchronization Properties of Logistic Maps Using Artificial Neural Networks for Code Generation.'
Additional affiliations
December 2012 - present
Gauhati University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
April 2005 - December 2012
Gauhati University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
July 2001 - December 2011
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Position
  • Researcher
Education
August 2003 - January 2005
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Field of study
  • Signal Processing

Publications

Publications (469)
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The relentless advances in all areas of information and communication technology, intelligent systems, and related domains have continued to drive innovative research. Most of these works have attempted to contribute in some form towards improving human life in general and have become indispensable elements of our day-to-day lives. The evolution co...
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The encouraging trend of usage of human machine interfaces in diverse areas has driven the evolution of Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) systems during last two decades. Lately, the inclination has been towards the use of machine learning techniques for under-resourced human languages primarily to focus on designing of voice activated digital too...
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The primary goal of Vehicular Ad-hoc Network (VANET) technology’s development is to increase road safety and enable Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) communication in order to share crucial information and prevent road accidents. VANET establishes a mobile network between moving cars by considering each vehicle as a separ...
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Printed antennas have played a key role in the quantum leap of portable electronics and communication technology due to their size, robustness and durability. Soft-computational optimization of printed antennas is an emerging trend in antenna design. These methods help in the rapid development of optimized antennas to meet the demands of fast-chang...
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Flood is one of the major reasons of death and despair in the North East Indian state of Assam during the monsoon months each year. The flooding in adjacent areas through which the Beki and Pagladia rivers in Assam flow has been a primary source of damage and destruction during the monsoon season. Traditional and data aided approaches are combined...
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Smart Grid (SG) can be easily attacked by smart hackers who try to corrupt the data aggregated by the acquisition system and supervisory control. The hacker has the capability to cheat the Bad-Data Detector (BDD) and compromise the system by injecting malicious data into the meter measurement data. This can lead to wrong decision-making, economical...
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In the present scenario, around 15% of the world's population experience some form of disability. So, there has been an enormous increase in the demand for assistive techniques for overcoming the restraints faced by people with physical impairments. More recently, gesture-based character recognition (GBCR) has emerged as an assistive tool of immens...
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In recent years, parasitic element-based designs have been found to play important roles in smart and adaptive systems and are the subjects of recent developments. They offer several advantages such as multifunction capabilities, minimized volume requirements, beam diversity, frequency reconfigurable, and ultra-wideband application. This makes them...
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The Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) based methods for monitoring, control, and decision support are combined to design of a smart agriculture assistance system. The proposed system has a sensor pack that provides continuous data capture of temperature records, air and soil moisture and a camera for obtaining near-infrared...
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Spectrum sensing allows cognitive radio systems to detect relevant signals in despite the presence of severe interference. Most of the existing spectrum sensing techniques use a particular signal-noise model with certain assumptions and derive certain detection performance. To deal with this uncertainty, learning based approaches are being adopted...
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In-air handwriting is a contemporary human computer interaction (HCI) technique which enables users to write and communicate in free space in a simple and intuitive manner. Air-written characters exhibit wide variations depending upon different writing styles of users and their speed of articulation, which presents a great challenge towards effecti...
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Of late, Software Defined Radio (SDR) approach has become an effective means to design high data rate wireless systems for a range of applications. There are methods with which low cost SDR based 4th generation (4G) or long term evolution (LTE) systems can be designed. Using low cost Raspberry Pi systems, the SDR aided 4G systems can be designed fo...
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Spectrum sensing allows cognitive radio systems to detect relevant signals in despite the presence of severe interference. Most of the existing spectrum sensing techniques use a particular signal-noise model with certain assumptions and derive certain detection performance. To deal with this uncertainty, learning based approaches are being adopted...
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The paper proposes a work of four element in a 2×2 grid fashioned with E-shaped microstrip patch antenna with corporate fed .The paper compares the proposed design with four elements with a single element and a 2 element array design.All the three antenna designs use E shaped microstrip patch as an element. The design of the grid is achieved throug...
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Detection as well as classification of different object for machine vision application is a challenging task. Similar to the other object detection and classification task, human detection concept provides a major role for the ad- vancement in the design of an automatic visual surveillance system (AVSS). For the future automation system if it is po...
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Computer aided synthesis of sparse array is a popular area of research worldwide for the application in radar and wireless communication. The trend is observing new heights with the launch of 5G millimeter wave wireless communication. A sparse array has a fewer number of elements than a conventional antenna array. In this work, a sparse array is sy...
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Short-Term Load Forecasting for buildings has gained a lot of importance in recent times due to the ongoing penetration of renewable energy and the upgradation of power system networks to Smart Grids embedded with smart meters. Power System expansion is not able to keep pace with the energy consumption demands. In this scenario, accurate household...
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Surveillance operations designed to be carried out by a robotic vehicle for entry into an area of higher risks and perform hazardous tasks form the core of this work. The system is integrated with a robotic vehicle that is controlled through a virtual interface and well supported by live video streaming. Here, the motion detection sensor is used as...
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o keep pace with the design requirements of Integrated Circuits (ICs), parallel processing is adopted. The path to be routed between two nodes may or may not be dependent on the previously routed paths. The solution requires careful attention in distributing the nets to be routed to different processors. Previous work on allocating the tasks to pro...
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Modulation detection is one of the major tasks of an intelligent receiver in a software defined radio (SDR). It is an intermediate step between signal detection and demodulation. In this paper we present the modulation detection based on Dynamic Time Warping (DTW) algorithm. Here the types of modulation that we use are QPSK, 8-PSK, 16-QAM and 64-QA...
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Synthesis of sparse arrays is a promising area of research for a wide range of applications including radar and millimeter-wave wireless communication. The design goal of array thinning problems is to reduce the number of elements of an array without significantly affecting its performance. This work presents a technique for synthesizing a sparse p...
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With the growing requirement of RF coverage, harvesting and management of the associated power along with the conversion of energy into appropriate form is essential. It makes the design of relevant rectifier systems an important aspect. Attainment of a high percentage conversion efficiency (PCE) at lower input power, may not be enough if it is not...
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Of late, Software Defined Radio (SDR) approach has become an effective means to design high data rate wireless systems for a range of applications. There are methods with which low cost SDR based 4th generation (4G) or long term evolution (LTE) systems can be designed. Using low cost Raspberry Pi systems, the SDR aided 4G systems can be designed fo...
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In this work, a 2×2 grid of E-shaped patch antennas is proposed. The design of the grid is achieved through the design of a single element, the design of a 1×2 array and finally the design of the 2×2 grid on an FR4 epoxy substrate of thickness 1.5 mm. A corporate feed network of microstrip lines is used to excite the array. The performance of each...
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Detection of human for visual surveillance system provides most important rule for advancement in the design of future automation systems. Human detection and tracking are important for future automatic visual surveillance system (AVSS). In this paper we have proposed a flexible technique for proper human detection and tracking for the design of AV...
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Ansys Electronics Desktop (AEDT), formerly known as Ansys HFSS, is one of the most widely used software packages for the design and analysis of antennas for microwave applications. AEDT is powered by a 3D full-wave finite elements method (FEM) solver. It is equipped with a user-friendly interface that enables designing antennas graphically. This ap...
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The paper discusses adaptive filtering using Least Mean Square (LMS) and Recursive Least Square (RLS) algorithms. An algorithm for adjusting the coefficients of an adaptive digital filter in the Residue Number System and a procedure of developed algorithm applying depending on filter length and signal length are proposed. Mathematical modeling of t...
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The reliable extraction of contents from satellite images is a challenging problem as these images are very much useful in many real-life applications. In this paper, a deep learning-based method to extract different regions of interest (ROIs) is presented. In the work, at first, the high-resolution satellite images are processed with the contracti...
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Design of dual-band and multi-band printed antennas have attracted the attention of researchers worldwide in the last two decades. Most of the time, the antenna exhibits almost the similar radiation patterns at both of its resonant frequencies. In this paper, a dual-band, dual-pattern antenna is presented. The antenna has an omnidirectional radiati...
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Speech dataset is the primary and core element for a speech/speaker recognition system specific to a language. Sylheti, a language of Indo-Aryan family, is a member of under-resourced language group which is spoken in Sylhet district of Bangladesh and Barak valley part of Assam, India. It does not have any electronic and web data resources. So, the...
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Sign language recognition systems are gaining importance in recent times as these have established themselves as important elements of human–computer interaction. Also these provide an opportunity for the deaf and hearing impaired to communicate with the common people without the need of an interpreter. Yet there are plenty of challenges in this fi...
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Humans express their feelings through different behaviours in their day to day life. Facial emotion is one of them and can be recognized by various digital image processing techniques. Emotion can also be recognized from utterance of a speaker. MFCC, LPCC, MFSC are some of the cepstral features that can be used for the purpose of emotion recognitio...
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Most Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) and Internet of Things (IoT) often involve remotely located nodes which are power constrained and can operate with low power and low rate. Such a node can harvest energy from dedicated Radio Frequency (RF) signals to gather energy required for information transmission. In this paper, we consider the performance a...
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) communication channel is vital for its safe and reliable operations. Attempts to model the UAV channel using traditional approaches rarely explore the performance enhancements that can be achieved by using special mechanism for recovery of lost values or regeneration of sparse samples. This leads to loss in performance...
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Security and surveillance are the two main key concerns of today's world. Detecting peoples recognize and tracking them are three important steps in the design of automatic visual surveillance systems (AVSS). With AVSS usual and unusual events can be detected to reduce the number of crimes happening around our surroundings. This paper discusses dif...
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There has been a tremendous growth in the joint source channel coding techniques of recent wireless communication system. The main objective of this technique is to simplify the architecture which eliminates the network errors and instability. This chapter mainly focuses on Joint Source Channel Coding (JSCC) in Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO)...
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The task of automatic gesture spotting and segmentation is challenging for determining the meaningful gesture patterns from continuous gesture-based character sequences. This paper proposes a vision-based automatic method that handles hand gesture spotting and segmentation of gestural characters embedded in a continuous character stream simultaneou...
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Electronic warfare (EW) is one of the most important characteristics of modern battles. EW can affect a military force’s use of the electromagnetic spectrum to detect targets or to provide information. Recent developments in artificial intelligence (AI) suggest that this emerging technology will have a deterministic and potentially transformative i...
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Detection of human for visual surveillance system provides most important rule for advancement in the design of future automation systems. Human detection and tracking are important for future automatic visual surveillance system(AVSS). In this paper we have proposed a flexible technique for proper human detection and tracking for the design of AVS...
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Cooperative non-orthogonal multiple access (NOMA) system has demonstrated the ability to improve spectral efficiency, massive connectivity, and spectral efficiency. In this study, the authors propose a novel dual-ordered NOMA in a decode and forward (DF) relaying network, where a dynamic channel ordering is considered at both source and relay nodes...
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The Smart Grid (SG) provides the bi-directional flow of data to overcome problems like shortage of electricity, electricity billing, managing fault, home automation so on. For the transfer of data, the integration of Cognitive Radio (CR) in sensor networks makes efficient communication possible in real-time monitoring. SG uses different technologie...
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Content extraction from satellite images continues to evolve with the application of learning aided approaches. Recently, with the addition of deep learning (DL) based methods, content extraction from satellite images has become more reliable and efficient, yet challenges continue to exist as these methods require a large number of training and ann...
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To reduce the system complexity, cost and overall processing time the adoption of joint source-channel coding (JSCC) has been found to be popular. Among several options, Universal Filtered Multi-Carrier (UFMC) is regarded as the dominant contender and alternative to orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) for upcoming wireless mobile comm...
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Inventory constitutes the part and parcel of every business domain and therefore its control is one of the key areas for driving optimization initiatives in an organization. Different inventory control policies have received attention in recent times as they affect the overall cost, quality and service of organizations which faces threat from the d...
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Sign language is a way by which deaf and dumb people can express their thoughts and feelings. Deaf and dumb people use hand shape, body movements, and facial expressions for communication. In this work, a vision-based Indian Sign Language Recognition system using a convolutional neural network (CNN) is implemented. The sign images are captured by a...
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Hand segmentation is the most critical step in sign language recognition. Many advanced video applications require manipulation of compressed domain video signals. Storage and network bandwidth are the main constraints due to which the video signals are needed to be compressed. Therefore, we proposed a system to segment hand gesture from a compress...
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In this paper we consider the deployment of mobile relay nodes in a Cooperative Non Orthogonal Multiple Access (CNOMA) system with variable gain Amplify and Forward relaying. In a multiuser downlink scenario, two users are chosen as the NOMA destination pairs based on the channel quality and another suitable user is chosen to act as the relay node....
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With the advent of modern wireless communication technology and increasing requirement of high speed network, network life-time is becoming a major area of concern. The need of network power management is gaining attention with the high data network in place and is making a paradigm shift towards green communication. Hence embedding the RF energy h...
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- The development of latest generation of wireless communication standards in the recent years has created enormous possibility to deploy high speed wireless network throughout the globe. There is always demand for high speed, seamless data connectivity. But it is a well-known fact that the increase in speed always makes the power consumption highe...
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We propose a method which provides age of the speaker as an additional information while training a machine learning model for gender identification. To achieve this objective, we design a multi-task learning Deep Neural Network (DNN) model where the primary output layer has the speakers’ gender as target. Further, we use age group of the speaker a...
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Satellite images carry essential information required for range of applications. Information extraction from satellite images is a challenging issue and requires a host of support. Further automation of information extraction, reliability and decision making regarding content are essential and vital elements. Of late, among the learning based appro...
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The need for accurate indoor localization for related services and radio resource management have imparted increased research attention on fingerprinting based positioning. In this work, we present a novel spatio-temporal deep learning (STDL) based fingerprinting method for indoor localization utilizing Channel State Information (CSI). The system w...
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The present world is data driven. From social sciences to frontiers of research in science and engineering, one common factor is the continuous data generation. It has started to affect our daily lives. Big data concepts are found to have significant impact in modern wireless communication systems. The analytical tools of big data have been identif...
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Speaker recognition is the task of identifying a person by his/her unique identification features or behavioural characteristics that are included in the speech uttered by the person. Speaker recognition deals with the identity of the speaker. It is a biometric modality which uses the features of the speaker that is influenced by one's individual b...
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Communication technologies have seen massive growth over the past few decades. Though advanced features provided by contemporary 3G and 4G systems lead to increased popularity among masses`, providing satisfactory services remain an issue with user number and applications growing exponentially. Replacement approaches have already been devised inclu...