Name:                                    KANAD  KISHORE  BISWAS


Address:                                 School of Electrical Engg. & Computer Sc.

                                                University of Central Florida,

                                                4000, Central Florida Blvd.,

                                                Orlando, FL 32816.




Telephone:                             (407)823-1061 (office)

                                                (407)737-8996 (home)



Date of birth:                          Dec. 5, 1946








 B.Tech                       Elect. Engg.               1968      IIT Madras  I Div

 M.Tech                       Control System         1970      IIT Delhi        I Div

 Ph. D.                          Signal Estimation      1973      IIT Delhi





Work Experience:


Lecturer                        EE Deptt         Univ of Roorkee                 1972-73

Lecturer                        EE Deptt         IIT Delhi                              1974-77

Astt Prof                       EE Deptt        -do-                                        1977-82

Visiting                         EE Deptt         Univ of Auckland                1982-84

  New Zealand

Astt Prof                     CSE Deptt        IIT Delhi                               1984-86

Assoc. Prof                 CSE  Deptt       IIT Delhi                               1986-1988

Professor                    CSE deptt         IIT Delhi                               1988- 2005

Head of Deptt                        CSE Deptt        IIT Delhi                               1992-1995

UNESCO expert        CS & EE           Univ Nigeria, Lagos            Summer 1995

Visiting  Faculty        Comp. Sc.        Univ. of Central Florida         2003 - 2007




Current Research Interests:


i)  Rendering of High Dynamic Range images

ii) Video Segmentation & Categorization

iii)  Visualization & Compression of Medical Images

iv)  Fuzzy logic based action recognition in video clips       





Funded Research:


Compression of High Dynamic Range Images, Funded by Lockheed Martin (value $15,000, June - December, 2005)

 Obtaining CSG model representation of targets from point clouds, Funded by Lockheed Martin (value $15,000, July  2006 – Jan 2007)

Interpretation and Applications of invariants in computer vision, Funded by DST, (value RS 12, 50,000, May 1998 – 2001)

Virtual Intelligent System, Funded by AICTE, (value, Rs 12, 00,000, Jan 1996 – 1999)

Design and Development of Knowledge Based Systems, Funded by MHRD  (value Rs 15,00,000, 1988 -1991)





Current Teaching Interests:


Computer Science - I

Computer Architecture

Computer Graphics

Data Structures

Artificial Intelligence

Image Processing


Computer Vision

Design and Analysis of Algorithms













Ph. D. Supervision;


1.      Load Forecasting in Power Systems

2.      On the control of linear time invariant discrete time multivariable systems

3.       Some studies in modeling and control of hydrological systems

4.      Some aspects of microprocessor based control systems

5.      DISPROS – a Distributed blackboard architecture

6.      Recognition and surface reconstruction of 3D objects

7.      Cooperative algorithms for stereo and motion analysis

8.      Application of invariants in model based object recognition

9.      Automating knowledge acquisition from natural languages

10.  Low bit rate facial video compression

11.   An evolutionary learning based Fuzzy theoretic approach for characterizing       video sequences     

12.    Integrated Visual Feature-based Indexing for Content-Based Image Retrieval 




M.Tech thesis supervision:


Over 50 M.Tech theses supervised so far.




 Editorial boards of


 Journal of Networks Computer Applications (Academic Press).

 Pattern Analysis Applications (Springer - Verlag).




Conferences Organized:


Organized the 1st  ICVGIP (Indian Conference on vision, graphics and image processing), Dec 1998 at Delhi. This has now turned into a regular feature with 2nd being held at Bangalore in 2000 and the 3rd being held at Ahmedabad in 2002. An ICVGIP workshop was also held at Madurai in Feb 2002.








Coordinator of Indo-UK joint project in Robot Vision and Control with University of Oxford, UK   during 1987-93


 Indo-US collaborative scheme, INTERROGATIVE   SYNTHETIC ENVIRONMENTS, with Prof C.L. Bajaj, University of Texas at Austin, 2000-2002






Professional Societies:


Chairman of Information Technology & Computer Education, and

Council Member of the Institution of Eln. & Telecom Engineers, India.


Chairman, Syllabus committee, and member Examination Board, DOEACC Society

(Autonomous body of Ministry of Information Technology, Govt of India conducting all India level examinations in the area of Computers)


Member of  Board of studies for following institutions in India:

Motilal Nehru National Instt of Technology, Allahabad,

Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi

Indraprastha  Univeristy , New Delhi

Barkatulla University , Bhopal

ERDCI, New Delhi






















  1. R.S. Jadon, S.Chaudhury, K.K.Biswas, S. Jain,” An evolutionary Learning based Fuzzy theoretic Approach for Generic Classification of Video Sequences,” accepted for publication, IEEE Trans. Image Processing.


  1. B.G. Prasad, K.K. Biswas, S.K. Gupta,” Region Based Image Retrieval using integrated color, shape and location index, “Computer Vision and Image Understanding, April-June2004, pp 193-233.


  1. R.S. Jadon. Santanu Chaudhury, K.K.Biswas, ‘Semantic Characterization of video: An      Evolutionary Learning based Approach’ , IETE Journal of Research, India, Special issue on Visual Media Processing, vol 48, Nos. 3-4, August 2002, pp 253-259.


  1. R.S. Jadon, Santanu Chaudhury, K.K. Biswas,’ A Fuzzy Theoretic Approach for video segmentation using syntactic features,’  Pattern Recognition Letters, 22(2001), 1359-1369.


  1. Shoma Chatterjee, S. Banerjee, and K.K. Biswas, `Affine Structure based facial image encoding,'   IEE Proceedings - Vision, Image and Signal Processing, vol. 146, No. 4, Aug. 1999, pp 211-221.


  1. R.Bhat, B.Chandra, K.K.Biswas,” Classification  and Semantics  of Objects and Relations of Object-Relation-Object construct,’ J. of Intelligent systems, Vol 8, Nos 3-4, 1998, pp 383-399.


  1. S.K. Bose, K.K. Biswas, S.K. Gupta, `Model Based Object Recognition - The Role of Affine Invariants,'  Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 227-234, Elsevier Science Press,  1996.


  1. S.K. Bose, K.K. Biswas, S.K. Gupta, `An Integrated Approach for Range Image Segmentation and Representation,'  Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 243-252, Elsevier Science Press, August 1996.


  1. G. Sudhir, S. Banerjee, K.K.Biswas, R. Bahl,”A cooperative integration of Stereopsis and optic flow computation,” J. of Optical Society of America, vol 12, No. 12, pp. 2564-2572, Dec 1995.


  1.  Manoj K. Saxena  and K. K. Biswas and P. C. P. Bhatt, “Knowledge Representation in Distributed Blackboard Architecture --- Some Issues, International Conference on Knowledge Based Computer Systems, KBCS '89, LNAI, Vol. 444, pp. 230-242, Springer-Verlag, December 1989.


  1. M.K. Saxena, K.K. Biswas, and P.C.P. Bhatt, `Problem Solving with Distributed Knowledge,'  Readings in Distributed Systems, IEEE CS Press, Nov. 1993. 


  1. Manoj K. Saxena, K. K. Biswas, P. C. P. Bhatt: DKRL - An Object-Oriented Language to Support Problem Solving in Distributed Blackboard Systems. IJPRAI 7(2): 221-242 (1993)


  1. M. Hanmandlu, C. Rangaiah, and K.K. Biswas, `Quadrics-based matching technique for 3D Object Recognition,'  Image and Vision Computing, Vol. 10, No. 9, pp. 577-588, 1992.


  1. M. Hanmandlu, K.K. Biswas and A.K. Sinha, "Eigen-value Assignment in Observer and Controller Design", Int J. of Control, vol. 38, pp 867-880, April 1983.


  1. S. Sheel, K.K. Biswas and A.K. Sinha, "Modelling and Prediction of Stochastic Processes Involving Periodicity", Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol 5, pp 241-245, August 1981.



  1. A.K. Mahalanabis, M. Hanmandlu and K.K. Biswas, "On Modelling and Forecasting of Vector Stochastic Processes", Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol 5, pp 199-204, June 1981.


  1. K.K. Biswas and G. Singh, "Identification of Stochastic Time Delay Systems", IEEE Trans Automatic Control, Vol AC-23, pp 204-206, June 1978.


  1. G. Singh, K.K. Biswas and A.K. Mahalanabis, "Power System Local Forecasting Using Smoothing Techniques", Int Journal of Systems Science, Vol 9, pp 363-368, 1978.


  1. G. Singh, K.K. Biswas and A.K. Mahalanabis, "Statistical Linearization Approach for Power System State Estimation", International Journal of Control, Vol 28, pp 411-418, March 1978.


  1. S.K. Sud, K.K. Biswas and A.K. Sinha, "A Stochastic Static Variable Model for Paper Machine Head Box", Proc IEEE, Vol 124, No 12, pp 1249-1254, December 1977.


  1. G. Singh, K.K. Biswas and A.K. Mahalanabis, "Load Modelling for Real Time Monitoring of Power Systems", presented at IEEE Power Engineering Society (PES) Winter Meeting, New York, Jan-Feb. 1977 (also published in IEEE Trans Power Apparatus and Systems, Nov.-Dec. 1977).


  1. K.K. Biswas and A.K. Mahalanabis, "Suboptimal Algorithms for Nonlinear Smoothing", IEEE Trans Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol AES-9, pp 529-537, August 1973.


  1. K.K. Biswas and A.K. Mahalanabis, "On Two Computationally Efficient Smoothing Algorithms", IEEE Trans Automatic Control, Vol AC-18, pp 395-396, August 1973.


  1. K.K. Biswas and A.K. Mahalanabis, "Stable Fixed Lag Smoothing Algorithm", IFAC Journal Automatica, Vol 9, pp 393-397, May 1973.


  1. K.K. Biswas and A.K. Mahalanabis, "On the Stability of a Fixed Lag Smoother", IEEE Trans Automatic Control, Vol AC-18, pp 63-64, February 1973.


  1. K.K. Biswas and A.K. Mahalanabis, "Optimal Fixed Lag Smoothing for Time Delayed Systems", IEEE Trans Automatic  Control, Vol AC-17, pp 387-388, June 1972.


  1. K.K. Biswas and A.K. Mahalanabis, "Optimal Smoothing for Continuous Time Systems with Multiple Time Delays", IEEE Trans, Automatic Control, Vol AC-17, pp 572-574, August 1972.


  1. K.K. Biswas and A.K. Mahalanabis, "An Approach to Fixed Point Smoothing Problems", IEEE Trans Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol AES-8, pp 676-682, September 1972.






















                                                            (Recent Conferences)


  1. K.K.Biswas, Siddarth Borikar, Sumanta Pattanaik, ‘Fast Algorithm for Completion of Digital Photographs with Natural Scenes,’ 13th  Color Imaging Conference, Nov 7-11, 2005, Scottsdale, Arizona, pp 270-275.


  1. K.K.Biswas,  Sumanta Pattanaik, ‘A Simple Spatial Tone Mapping Operator for High Dynamic Range Images, ’ 13th  Color Imaging  Conference, Nov 7-11, 2005, Scottsdale, Arizona, pp 291-296.


  1. R.S. Jadon, S.Chaudhury and K.K. Biswas,’A fuzzy Theoretic Approach for Camera Motion Detection’ IPMU 2002, 9th International Conference on Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty in Knowledge-Based Systems, Annecy, France, July 1-5,2002.


  1. B.G. Prasad, SK Gupta, KK Biswas,’ Color and Shape Index for Region-based Retrieval, 4th International workshop on Visual Form, IWVF4,Capri, Lecture Notes on computer Science 2059, Springer-Verlag, May 2001,pp 716-725.


  1. Shoma Chatterjee, Subhashis Banerjee and K. K. Biswas, ‘Reconstruction of Local Features for Facial Video Compression.. IEEE  ICIP'2000, Vancouver, BC, Canada, pp. TA07.02, September 11-13, 2000.


  1. Shoma Chatterjee, Subhashis Banerjee and K. K. Biswas. View Morphing based Facial Video Compression Proc. Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVIP'2000), Bangalore, India, December 2000.


  1. KC Ravishankar, BG Prasad, SK Gupta, KK Biswas,’ Dominant color region based indexing technique for CBIR, Proc. International conf on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP ’99), Venice Italy, Sept. 1999 , pp 887-892.


  1. Shoma Chatterjee, S. Banerjee, and K.K. Biswas, ‘Real –Time Affine structure based Video Compression Algorithm,’ Proc.  International Conf.  Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing,  ICVGIP ’98, New Delhi, India.


  1. S.K. Bose, K.K. Biswas, S.K. Gupta, `Object Recognition Through Affine Invariant Feature  Indexing Technique,' Accepted in the  International Conference on Visual Information Systems, VISUAL 96, 5-6 February 1996, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.


  1. S.K. Bose, K.K. Biswas, S.K. Gupta, `Range Image Segmentation and description using Differential Surface  Invariants,'  Proc. 3rd European Congress on Intelligent Techniques and Soft Computing - EUFIT'95, Aachen, Germany,  August 28-31, 1995, Vol. 3.


  1. S.K. Bose, K.K. Biswas, S.K. Gupta, `Use of Symmetry in Index Based Feature Invariant Shape Recognition,'  Proc. of 2nd International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Computer Vision - ICARCV'92, 16-18, September, 1992, Singapore.