Assistant Professor

Dr. Manikandan V. M. 

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Interests

  1. Reversible Data Hiding
  2. Digital Image Watermarking
  3. Digital Image Forensics

Education

2004

Board of Technical Examinations, Kerala
India
Diploma

2008

The Institution of Engineers
India
AMIE

2010

Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala
India
Masters

2018

Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM) Kancheepuram
India
Ph.D.

Experience

  • Since May-2019, working as an Asst. Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at SRM University AP, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • June 2018 - May 2019, Asst. Professor (Adhoc) in Computer Science and Engineering Department | Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam, Kerala, India.
  • Jan 2014 - May 2018, Teaching Assistant (During Ph.D.) in Computer Science and Engineering Department | Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing (IIITD&M) Kancheepuram, Tamilnadu, India.
  • July 2010 - Dec 2013, Asst. Professor in Computer Science and Engineering | MEA Engineering College, Kerala, India.

Research Interest

  • Design and implementation of algorithms for reversible data hiding on images with the focus of achieving better embedding rate without compromising the bit error rate during recovery.

Awards & Fellowships

Academic Achievements
  • 2021- Received Gold Medal for the paper presentation in Research Day organized by SRM University-AP, India.
  • 2021- Two undergraduate students worked under my supervision secured Gold medal for paper presentations in Research Day organized by SRM University-AP, India.
  • 2020- Best paper award (Track: Digital Security and Information Privacy) in Conference on Information and Communication Technology (CICT), Dec-2020, IIITD&M Kancheepuram, India.
  • 2020- Best paper award in Fifth IEEE International Conference on Devices, Circuits and Systems, Mar-2020, Coimbatore, India.
  • 2017- Best paper award in National Conference on Computational Intelligence in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Chennai, India.
  • 2014- 2018, Ph.D. Fellowship, Ministry of Human Resource Development, India.
  • 2012- National Eligibility Test (Lectureship) in Computer science and Applications, University Grants Commission.
  • 2012- Qualified GATE in Computer Science and Engineering
  • 2008 – 2010, GATE fellowship for M.Tech studies, Ministry of Human Resource Development, India.
Extra-Curricular Achievements
  • 2003- NCC B Certificate
  • 2016- Team member of shuttle badminton team secured silver medal in inter IIIT sports meet-2016, Kancheepuram, India.
  • 2016- Team member of shuttle badminton participated in TWARAN-2016 (sports meet) organized by IIIT Gwalior, India.

Memberships

  • The Institution of Engineers (India) - Membership No: AM134927-1
  • Member of IEEE [Membership No.: 93931301]

Publications

Journal Publications
  • A novel image scaling based reversible watermarking scheme for secure medical image transmission, V. M. Manikandan and V. Masilamani, ISA Transactions, vol. 108, pp. 269-281, 2021.
  • A Reversible Data Hiding Scheme through Encryption using Rotated Stream Cipher, V. M. Manikandan, Computer Science, 22 (2), pp. 269-293, 2021
  • A Novel Online Examination Management Framework with Document Watermarking, Harshini Yadlapalli, Srihitha Ravi and V. M. Manikandan, International Journal of Management (IJM), 12(3), 2021, pp. 596-602, 2021
  • A Multipurpose Artificial Intelligence Based Attentiveness Monitoring System, Joseph K Paul, Tankala Yuvaraj and V M Manikandan, International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology (IJARET), 12(2), 2021, pp. 693-699, 2021.
  • Half Difference Expansion Based Reversible Data Hiding Scheme for Medical Image Forensics, V. M. Manikandan, Nelapati Lava Prasad, V. Masilamani, Current Medical Imaging Reviews, Bentham Science, vol. 16, issue 4, pp. 383-396, 2020.
  • A Novel Bit-plane Compression based Reversible Data Hiding Scheme with Arnold Transform", V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology, vol. 9, issue 5, pp. 417-423, 2020.
  • An Improved Reversible Data Hiding Through Encryption Scheme with Block Prechecking, V. M. Manikandan and A. A. Bini, Procedia Computer Science vol. 171, pp. 951-958, 2020.
  • Histogram Shifting-based Blind Watermarking Scheme for Copyright Protection in 5G, V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, Computers & Electrical Engineering, Elsevier, vol. 72, pp. 614-630, 2018
  • A Novel Reversible Data Hiding Scheme that Provides Image Encryption, V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, Journal of Image and Graphics, vol. 6, issue 1, pp. 64-68, 2018.
  • Reversible Data Hiding Scheme During Encryption Using Machine Learning, V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, Procedia Computer Science, vol. 133, pp. 348-356, 2018.
  • Principal Component Analysis Based Paralytic Attack Detection Using a New Distance Measure, Vijasri L., V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, Procedia Computer Science, vol. 133, pp. 306-314, 2018.
  • Copy-Move Forgery Detection using Histogram Based Package Clustering and Sorted Consecutive Local Binary Patterns, V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, International Journal of Control Theory and Applications, vol. 10, issue 13, pp. 29-36, 2017.
National/International Conference Publications
  • A Novel Reversible Data Hiding in Encrypted Images by Controlled Swapping of Adjacent Pixels, V. M. Manikandan, International Conference on Mathematics and Computing, IIEST, India, March-2021 (Paper will be published in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing-Springer)
  • An Internet of Things (IoT) Enabled Smart Watering System for Indoor Plants, International Conference on Advance in Science and Technology, Shivani D., V. M. Manikandan, International Conference on Advance in Science and Technology, April-2021, Institute of Innovations, Tiruvannamalai, Tamilnadu, India during April-2021 [Published in Conference Proceedings with ISBN: 978-81-951299-2-8].
  • A Reversible Data Hiding through Encryption Scheme using an Adaptive Smoothness Measure, Yadlapalli Sai Harshini, Ravi Srihitha, V. M. Manikandan, 26th annual International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communications (ADCOM), Dec-2020, NIT Silchar, India, (Paper will be published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science — Springer)
  • A Reversible Data Hiding Scheme in Encrypted Images by Controlled Pixel Modification, Jagruth K, V. M. Manikandan, IEEE 4th Conference on Information and Communication Technology (CICT), Dec-2020, IIITD&M Kancheepuram, India, , pp. 1-6 [Received Best paper award]
  • A Novel Underwater Image Enhancement Technique using ResNet, Hema Krishnan, Anjana A. Lakshmi, Anamika L.S., Athira C.H., Alaikha P. V., V. M. Manikandan, IEEE 4th Conference on Information and Communication Technology (CICT), Dec-2020, IIITD&M Kancheepuram, India, , pp. 1-5.
  • An Adaptive Multi-level Block-wise Encryption based Reversible Data Hiding Scheme, Ravi Srihitha, Yadlapalli Sai Harshini, V. M. Manikandan, Nov-2020, IIT Ropar, India, pp. 186-191.
  • Reversible Data Hiding in Encrypted Image using Checkerboard Pattern based Pixel Inversion, Nikhila Korivi, V. M. Manikandan, 5th IEEE International Conference on Computing, Communication and Security (ICCCS-2020), Oct-2020, IIT Patna, India, pp. 1-6.
  • A Block-wise Histogram Shifting based Reversible Data Hiding Scheme with Overflow Handling, Kandala Sree Rama Murthy, V. M. Manikandan, IEEE 11th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), July 1-3, 2020, IIT Kharagpur, India, pp. 1-6.
  • An Improved Reversible Data Hiding on Encrypted Images by Selective Pixel Flipping Technique, Amrutham Abhinav, V. M. Manikandan, Bini AA, Fifth IEEE International Conference on Devices, Circuits and Systems, Mar-2020, Coimbatore, India, pp. 294-298 [Received best paper award]
  • Real-time Scene Change Detection with Object Detection for Automated Stock Verification, Sandeep Kumar Yedla, V. M. Manikandan, Panchami V., Fifth International Conference on Devices, Circuits and Systems (ICDCS'20), Mar-2020, Coimbatore, India, pp. 157-161.
  • An Efficient Overflow Handling Technique for Histogram Shifting based Reversible Data Hiding, V. M. Manikandan, P. Renjith, IEEE International Conference on Innovative Trends In Information Technology, Feb-2020, Kottayam, India, pp. 1-6.
  • A Secure Audio Steganography Scheme Using Genetic Algorithm, Sobin C. C., V. M. Manikandan, Fifth IEEE International Conference on Image Information Processing, Nov-2019, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India, pp. 403-407.
  • Review of Leakage Detection from Natural Gas Pipelines, V. M. Manikandan, Annual Technical Volume of The Institution of Engineers (India) on the theme of Intelligent Systems and Green Technology, 2020.
  • Extraction of Personal Data from Image Pool for Efficient Personal Recommendation, V. M. Manikandan, 34th Indian Engineering Congress, Dec-2019, Hyderabad, India. [Paper published in the Proceedings]
  • An Improved Reversible Data Hiding Scheme through Novel Encryption, V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, IEEE International Conference on Next Generation Computing Applications, Sep-2019, Mauritius, pp. 1-5
  • A Novel Entropy-based Reversible Data Hiding during Encryption, V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, IEEE International Conference on Energy, Systems and Information Processing, Jul-2019, Chennai, India, pp. 1-6
  • A Novel Machine Learning Approach to Prevent Illegal Distribution of Screen Captured Videos, V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, International Conference on the Science of Electrical Engineering, pp. 1-5, 2018, Israel.
  • A Novel Lossless Compression Based Reversible Data Hiding Scheme with Arnold Transform, V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, National Conference on Computational Intelligence in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2017, Chennai, India. [Received best paper award]
  • An Efficient Visually Meaningful Image Encryption Using Arnold Transform", V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani IEEE Students' Technology Symposium, pp. 266-271, 2016. IIT Kharagpur, India.
  • A Context Dependent Fragile Watermarking Scheme for Tamper Detection from Demosaicked Color Images, V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, proceedings of 10th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP), Article No.:61, ACM Digital Library, 2016, IIT Guwahati, India.
  • Real-time Scene Change Detection and Entropy Based Semi-fragile Watermarking Scheme For Surveillance Video Authentication, V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, in Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on Big Data and Cloud Computing Challenges (ISBCC), pp. 101-110, Springer International Publishing, 2016, Chennai, India.
  • A Combined SVD-DWT Watermarking Scheme with Multi-level Compression Using Sampling and Quantization on DCT Followed by PCA, Ayesha Sk, V. M. Manikandan, and V. Masilamani, in Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Frontiers of Intelligent Computing: Theory and Applications (FICTA), pp. 141-149, Springer International Publishing, 2015, Bhuvaneswar, India.
  • Quadtree Based Secure Least significant Bit Watermarking, V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, National Conference on Automata, Graphs and Logics (NAGL), 2015, Madras Christian College, Chennai, India.
  • A Modified SVD Based Watermarking with PCA Compression, V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (WACIG), 2014., IISc. Bangalore, India.
  • A Novel Approach For Multi-Factor Authentication using Breath, Ayyappadas K, V. M. Manikandan, Manu Sankar C., National Conference on Cyber Law and Forensics, 2013, Ernakulam, India.
  • Multimodal Interface for Text Entry, Jahfar C., V. M. Manikandan, and Sumam Marry Idicula, National Conference on Human computer interaction and Image Processing, 2010, Thrissur, India.
Book Chapters
  • Recent Trends in Reversible Data Hiding Techniques, V. M. Manikandan, Book Title: Advanced Security Solutions for Multimedia , IOP Publishers (Accepted for publication in Feb-2021)
  • A Secure Biometric Authentication System for Smart Environment using Reversible Data Hiding through Encryption Scheme, V. M. Manikandan, Book Title: Machine Learning for Biometrics: Concepts, Algorithms and Applications, Elsevier Series Entitled Cognitive Data Science in Sustainable Computing, (Accepted for publication in Mar-2021)
  • Heart Disease Prediction Using Machine Learning, Shiva Shanta Mani. V. M. Manikandan, Book Title: Handbook of Research on Disease Prediction Through Data Analytics and Machine Learning, IGI Publishers, Chapter-18, pp. 373-381, Oct-2020.

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