Lecturers Details

Prof. (Dr.) Apurva Desai

Prof. Desai is working as a Professor and Head in the Department of Computer Science, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University since academic year 1994. Prior to this he has gained another teaching experience of about two and half year at the under graduation level. He stood first in the University at the Post Graduation and earned his Ph.D. in the year 1997. He is Ph.D. and M.Phil supervisor for more than two decades.Many students have completed their research under his guidance. He has delivered numbers of lectures as a resource person in refresher and orientation courses, workshops, training programs, etc. and also delivered invited talks in national and international conferences. Dr. Desai has three books and about seventy research papers to his credit. He had designed University campus network and also extended his services to “Safe City Surat” a city-wide CCTV project owned by Surat Police. Dr. Desai served as dean of Computer science and Information Technology faculty and member of Academic Council of the Veer Narmad South Gujarat University for two terms and also serving as a Chairman, board of studies (Computer Science), member of Board of University Teachers (BUT), Director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC). He also has served the syndicate (executive council) of the veer Narmad South Gujarat Univerisyt, Incharge Dean College Development Council (CDC), Incharge of International Student cell etc. For a short period of time he was also appointed as incharge Vice Chancellor of the veer Narmad South Gujarat University. Dr. Desai has completed two funded research projects as a principal investigator and one project is in progress. He has visited Canada, Italy, and USA for attending various academic programs. His research area includes Optical Character Recognition, Image Processing, Computer Graphics, and Machine Learning.

Qualifications

  • Experience : Since 1990
  • Publications : 70+
  • Books : 3
  • Books : 3
  • Research/Teaching Interest : Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Optical Character Recognition, Computer Graphics
team

Apurva Desai

Computer Science

Details since 2015

  • Extraction and Recognition of Handwritten Gujarati Characters and Numerals from Images Using Deep Learning, Shukla Deepika, Desai Apurva, Proceedings of the International e-Conference on Intelligent Systems and Signal Processing. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing,Vol 1370, 657-669, 2021, Springer, Singapore
  • An Improvement of Link Analysis Algorithm to Mine Pertinent Links: Weighted HITS Algorithm based on additive fusion of graphs by Query Similarity,Patel Hemangini,Desai Apurva, International Journal of Computer Applications, 176,24,21-27,2020
  • Segmentation of Frequently Used Handwritten Gujarati Conjunctive Alphabet, Parikh Megha, Desai Apurva, 5th International Conference On Computing, Communication, Control And Automation (ICCUBEA),2020
  • Impact of Shadow Detection and Removal on Object Recognition Using Machine Learning from Images, Shukla Deepika, Desai Apurva, International Journal of Imaging and Robotics,19,2,29-39,2019
  • Link Analysis to discover relevant documents using Information Retrieval, Patel Hemangini, Desai Apurva,International Journal of Computer Applications,178, 10, 23-27, 2019
  • Evaluation of various features of Gujarati continuous numerals speech signal used for segmentation, Patel Bharat, Desai Apurva, International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews,6, 2, 58-67,2019
  • Performance analysis of various wavelet filters for Gujarati text localization in images International,Patel Jagin, Desai Apurva, Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews, 6, 2, 96-100, 2019
  • Online handwritten Gujarati word recognition, Naik Vishal, Desai Apurva, International Journal of Computer Vision and Image Processing (IJCVIP), 9, 1, 35-50, 2019
  • Online Handwritten Gujarati Numeral Recognition Using Support Vector Machine, Naik Vishal, Desai Apurva, International Journal of Computer Sciences and Engineering, Open Access, 6, 9, 416-421, 2018
  • Multi-layer Classification Approach for Online Handwritten Gujarati Character Recognition, Naik Vishal, Desai Apurva, Computational Intelligence: Theories, Applications and Future Directions-Volume II, 595-606, 2018, Springer, Singapore
  • Rule based Gujarati morphological analyzer, Kapadia Utkarsh, Desai Apurva, International Journal of Computer Science Issues, (IJCSI), 14, 2, 30, 2017
  • WHITS Algorithm for Detecting Web Communities: Using Link Structure Analysis by double weighting of links, Patel Hemangini, Desai Apurva, International Journal of Computer Applications Technology and Research, 6, 7, 316-325, 2017
  • Pattern mining using Linked list (PML) mine the frequent patterns from transaction dataset using Linked list data structure, Sandip Surati, Apurva Desai, 8th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), 01-Jun, 2017
  • Online handwritten Gujarati character recognition using SVM, MLP, and K-NN, "Naik, Vishal, Desai Apurva, 8th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), 01-Jun, 2017
  • Human Computer Interaction through hand gestures for home automation using Microsoft Kinect, Desai Smit, Desai Apurva, Proceedings of International Conference on Communication and Networks, 19-29, 2017, Springer, Singapore
  • Recognition of fruits using hybrid features and machine learning, Shukla Deepika, Desai Apurva, International Conference on Computing, Analytics and Security Trends (CAST), 572-577, 2016
  • Latest Survey on Frequesnt Pattern Mining : Mine the Frequent Patterns from Transaction Database, Surati Sandip,Desai Apurva, VNSGU Journal of Science and Technology, 4, 1, 01-Jul, 2015
  • Morphological Rule Set and Lexicon of Gujarati Grammar: A Linguistics Approach, Kapadia Utkarsh, Desai Apurva, VNSGU Journal of Science and Technology, 4,1,127-133, 2015
  • Review On Generic Object Recognition Techniques Challanges and Opportunities, Shukla Deepika, Desai Apurva, International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology, 6, 12, 104-133,2015
  • Support vector machine for identification of handwritten Gujarati alphabets using hybrid feature space, Desai Apurva, CSI transactions on ICT, 2, 4, 235-241, 2015, Springer
  • Integrating Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing : Issues and Challenges, Dipeeka Shukla, Apurva Desai, VNSGU Journal of Science and Technology, 4,1, 190-196, 2015
  • Morphological Rule Set and Lexicon of Gujarati Grammar : A linguistics Approach, Kapadia Utkarsh, Desai Apurva, VNSGU Journal of Science and Technology, 4,1,127-133, 2015
  • Segmentation Guajarati Words from Continuous spoken Gujarati Speech Signals, Patel Bharat, Desai Apurva, VNSGU Journal of Science and Technology, 4,1, 106-122, 2015
  • An Anchor Based Information Retrieval for Link Analysis : A Survey, Patel Hemangini, Desai Apurva, , VNSGU Journal of Science and Technology, 4,1, 22-35, 2015
  • Steganography of Images Using Hilbert Curve, Desai Hardik, Desai Apurva, VNSGU Journal of Science and Technology, 4,1, 8 -21, 2015
  • Latest Survey on Frequent Pattern Mining : Mine the Frequent Patterns from Transaction Database, Surati Sandip, Desai Apurva, VNSGU Journal of Science and Technology, 4,1, 1-7, 2015
  • Major Research Project,
    Title : Gujarati Handwritten Optical Character Recognition
    Role : Principal Investigator
    Funding Agency : University GrantFunda Sanctioned : Rs. 7,40,000
    Duration : 2011 to 2017
    Status : Completed
  • Special Assistance Program (SAP DRS-I),
    Trust Area : Digital Image Processing & Data Mining
    Role : Principal Investigator
    Funding Agency : University GrantFunda Sanctioned : Rs. 46,40,000
    Duration : 2011 to 2017
    Status : Completed
  • Special Assistance Program (SAP DRS-II),
    Trust Area : Digital Image Processing & Natural Language Processing
    Role : Principal Investigator
    Funding Agency : University GrantFunda Sanctioned : Rs. 46,40,000
    Duration : 2018 to 2022
    Status : Ongoing
  • “Gujarati Grammar Analysis”, STTP on Natural Language Processing: Recent Advancements and Challenges, School of Engineering, P P Savani University, 1st March, 2021
  • "Recent Developments in Computer Science Research", International Conference on Emerging Issues In Development For Future Generation, J.Z. Shah Arts and H.P. Desai College of Commerce and The International Institute for Development Studies, Amaroli, Surat, 11 February, 2020
  • “Natural Language Processing”, Faculty Development Program, Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, Pune, 26 October, 2020
  • “Criteria 5 - Student Support and Prograssion”, Workshop on How to Prepare Self Study Report (SSR) by Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Ahmedabad, 22 May, 2019
  • “ICT Based Teaching-Learning Process”, Faculty development program “CPE Faculty Development Program”, J.P. Shorff Arts College, Valsad, 15 March, 2019
  • “Paradigm Shift in Computer Science Research”, Conference on Recent Trends in Pure and Applied Science (RTPAS-2019), Bhgwan Mahavir College of Science and Technology, Surat, 24 February, 2019
  • “Machine Learning Techniques and Applications”, International Conference, Auro University, Surat, 18 January, 2019
  • “Machine Learning Techniques and Applications“, National Conference on Advanced Trends and Challenges in computer science, Shirpur, Maharastra, 19 November, 2018
  • "Binary Morphology in Computer Vision", Navyug Science College, Surat, 22 February, 2016
  • "Digital Image Processing and Its Applications in City Surveillance", National Conference NCSCA–16, CHARUSAT, Chnaga, 5 February, 2016
  • “Binary Morphology in Computer Vision”, Annual Convention of Gujarat Ganit Madal, Valsad, 25 December, 2015
  • “Use of ICT in safety of a City”, Refresher Course, HRDC, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, 26 September, 2015
  • “Use of ICT in safety of a City”, Refresher Course, HRDC, S.P. University, Vallabh Vidhyanagar, 14 September, 2015
  • “Experimental Research and Natural Language Processing”, Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology, Surat, 21 August, 2015
  • “Optical Character Recognition : Issues and Solutions”, 1st National Conference on Recent Trends in Information Technology”, Auro University, Surat, 21 February, 2015
  • Patel Jagin, Ph.D., Segmentation And Recognition Of Printed Gujarati Text From Images, Awarded, January 2021
  • Surati Sandip, Ph.D., Frequent Pattern Mining Usinglinked List : Generate Frequent Patterns Using Linked List Structure, Awarded, June 2020
  • Deepika Shukla, Ph.D., Study And Enhancing The Performance Of Object – Fruit Recognition From Images, Awarded, June 2019
  • Patel Bharat, Ph.D., Recognition Of Continuous Spoken Gujarati Numerals And To Translate Them Into Textual Form, Awarded, January 2020
  • Naik Vishal, Ph.D., Online Handwritten Word Recognition System For Gujarati, Awarded, January 2020
  • Patel Hemangini, Ph.D., Mining Pertinent Links From Web For Information Retrieval Using Link Analysis, Awarded, February 2018
  • Kapadiay Utkarsh, Ph.D., Natural Language Grammar Inference For Gujarati Script : Neural Network Approach, Awarded, October 2017
  • Dharmeen Shah, Persuing Ph.D.,
  • Sangita Makhija, Persuing Ph.D.,
  • Nikisha Mithaiwala, Persuing Ph.D.,
  • Megha Parikh, Persuing Ph.D.,
  • Bhautika Patel, Persuing Ph.D.,