2013-2014 – Assistant Professor (On Contract) – National Institute of Technology, Puducherry
2014-2015 – Temporary Faculty – National Institute of Technology, Puducherry
2021 – Assistant Professor – VIT AP University
Feature Selection for social network spam detection using Machine Learning and Deep Learning techniques to portray spammer behavior.
Hyperparameter Tuning for improving the performance of Neural Network based detection models using reinforcement learning algorithms.
Text-based online social network spam detection to solve the attention drift problem caused by non-stationarity and hidden context using the Attention Mechanisms.
Awards & Fellowships
2013 – Gold Medal – Anna University, Guindy Campus
GAMEFEST: Genetic Algorithmic Multi Evaluation measure based Feature Selection Technique for social network spam detection - Elakkiya, E., and S. Selvakumar Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer 79, 7193-7225 (2021).
TextSpamDetector: Textual content-based deep learning framework for social spam detection using conjoint attention mechanism - Elakkiya, E., S. Selvakumar, and R. Leela Velusamy Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing, Springer 12(10), 9287–9302 (2021).
Stratified hyperparameters optimization of feed-forward neural network for social network spam detection (SON2S) - Elakkiya, E., & Selvakumar, S Soft Computing, Springer 1-20 (2022).
Initial Weights Optimization using Enhanced Step Size Firefly Algorithm for Feed Forward Neural Network applied to Spam Detection - Elakkiya, E., and S. Selvakumar In TENCON 2019- 2019 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON) 942-946 (2019).
CIFAS: Community Inspired Firefly algorithm with fuzzy cross-entropy for feature selection applied to Twitter spam detectio - Elakkiya, E., S. Selvakumar, and R. Leela Velusamy The 11th International Conference on Computing, Communication, and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), IIT-Kharagpur, West Bengal (2020).
Citation semantic based approaches to identify article quality - Sendhilkumar, S., E. Elakkiya, and G. S. Mahalakshmi In Proceedings of international conference ICCSEA; 411-420, (2013).