Assistant Professor

Dr Elakkiya E

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Interests

  1. Social Network Security.
  2. Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning Algorithms.
  3. Networking.

Education

2006

E G S Pillay Engineering College, Anna University
India
B E

2013

CEG, Anna University, Guindy Campus,
India
M E

2021

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
India
PhD

Experience

  • 2007-2011 – Lecturer – Anjalai Ammal Mahalingam Engineering College, Kovilvenni
  • 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

Research

  • 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

Publications

  • 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).

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