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
  4. Content-based Image Retrieval (CBIR)
  5. Activity detection from images/videos

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
  • 2022- Three undergraduate students worked under my supervision secured Gold medals (January-2022) for paper presentations in Research Day organized by SRM University-AP, India.
  • 2021- Best paper (Third Prize) award with a cash award of Rs. 10000 in International Conference on Security and Privacy-2021 organized by IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, India in Dec-2021.
  • 2021- Undergraduate students secured Two Gold Medals and Two Silver Medals under my supervision on the Research Day (August-2021) organized by SRM University-AP, India.
  • 2021- Received Gold Medal for the paper presentation in Research Day (January-2021) organized by SRM University-AP, India.
  • 2021- Two undergraduate students worked under my supervision secured Gold medal (January-2021) 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 organized by IIITDM Kancheepuram, Chennai, India.
  • 2015- Team member of shuttle badminton participated in TWARAN-2015 (sports meet) organized by IIIT Gwalior, India.

Memberships

  • The Institution of Engineers (India) [Membership No.: M-1749980]
  • Member of IEEE [Membership No.: 93931301]

Indian Patents

  • A system to facilitate secure transmission of an image along with embedded text, Application Number: 202241005221 (Status: Published).
  • A novel video retrieval system and method based on textual information, Application Number: 202241002653 (Status: Published).
  • A reversible data hiding system and method for image transmission, Application Number: 202241002654 (Status: Published).

Publications

Journal Publications
  • An Adaptive Pixel Mapping based Approach for Reversible Data Hiding in Encrypted Images, V. M. Manikandan, Yu-Dong Zhang, Signal Processing: Image Communication, Elsevier, 2022 (SCI, 3.25)
  • A Pseudo-random Pixel Mapping with Weighted Mesh Graph Approach for Reversible Data Hiding in Encrypted Image, Shaiju Panchikkil, V. M. Manikandan, Yu-Dong Zhang, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Springer, pp. 1-29, 2022 (SCIE, IF: 2.70).
  • A Novel Vision-Based Fall Detection Scheme using Keypoints of Human-Skeleton with Long Short-term Memory Network, Inturi Anitha Rani, V. M. Manikandan, Vignesh Garrapally, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Springer, 1-13, 2022, (SCIE, IF: 2.33).
  • A Reversible Data Hiding Through Encryption Scheme for Medical Image Transmission using AES Encryption with Key Scrambling, Kandala Sree Rama Murthy, V. M. Manikandan, Journal of Advances in Information Technology, 2022 (in Press).
  • A Convolutional Neural Network Model based Reversible Data Hiding Scheme in Encrypted Images with Block-wise Arnold Transform, Shaiju Panchikkil, V. M. Manikandan, Yu-Dong Zhang, Optik, Elsevier, Vol. 250, Part 2, 2021, (SCIE, IF: 2.44).
  • An Efficient Drowsiness Detection Scheme using Video Analysis, Kandala Sree Rama Murthy., Bhavana Siddineni, Vijay Kashyap Kompella, Aashritha K, B. Hemanthsrisai, V. M. Manikandan, International Journal of Computing and Digital System, Volume 11, No. 1, pp. 573-581, 2021.
  • A Content-based Image Retrieval Scheme with Object Detection and Quantized Color Histogram, Yuvaraj Tankala, Joseph K Paul, V. M. Manikandan, International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering, Inderscience, 2022 (In Press).
  • Reversible Data Hiding using Block-wise Histogram Shifting and Run-length Encoding, Kandala Sree Rama Murthy, V. M. Manikandan, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, Vol. 11, Issue. 5, pp. 74-80, 2021.
  • 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 (SCIE, IF: 5.46).
  • 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 (SCIE, IF: 0.85).
  • 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 (SCIE, IF: 3.18).
  • 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 Rule-Based Approach for Mining Personal Attributes from Image Pool, Shivani Devaraj, Patibanda Sravani, Desaraju Sreesatya, V. M. Manikandan, 7th International Conference for Convergence in Technology ( I2CT), April-2022, IEEE Bombay section, India (Paper will be published in IEEE Xplore).
  • Recent Trends in Reversible Data Hiding Techniques, Aashritha Kondaveeti, V. M. Manikandan, International Conference on Machine Vision and Augmented Intelligence, Mar-2022, NIT Jamshedpur, India (Paper will be published in Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering).
  • Shaiju Panchikkil, V. M. Manikandan, "A Machine Learning based Reversible Data Hiding Scheme in Encrypted Images using Fibonacci Transform", International Conference on Innovative Trends In Information Technology, Feb-2022, organized by IIIT Kottayam, Kerala, India (Paper published in IEEE Xplore).
  • A Statistical Study and Analysis to Identify the Importance of Open-source Software, Himansh Mudigonda, V. M. Manikandan, International Conference on Innovative Trends In Information Technology, Feb-2022, organized by IIIT Kottayam, Kerala, India (Paper published in IEEE Xplore).
  • A Novel Stock Price Prediction Scheme from Twitter Data by using Weighted Sentiment Analysis, Sai Naveen Katla, Nikhila Korivi, Godavarthi Chandra Keerthi, V. M. Manikandan, 12th International Conference on Cloud Computing, Data Science & Engineering (CONFLUENCE-2022), Jan-2022, organized by Amity University, UP, India (Paper published in IEEE Xplore).
  • A Novel Video Retrieval System based on the Textual Information, Ravi Srihitha, Shikha Chauhan , Yadlapalli Sai Harshini, Jagruth K, V. M. Manikandan, 13th International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR 2021), Dec-2021, MIR Labs. (Paper published in Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems-Springer).
  • A Detailed Review of Recent Advancements in Assistive Technologies for Blind People, Boddupalli Hemanth Sri Sai, V. M. Manikandan, 13th International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition (SoCPaR 2021), Dec-2021, MIR Labs. (Paper published in Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems-Springer).
  • Human Activity Detection from Still Images using Deep Learning Techniques, Barukula Snehitha, Raavi Sai Sreeya, V. M. Manikandan, Control, Automation, Power and Signal Processing (CAPS-2021), Dec-2021, organized by IIITDM Jabalpur, India (Paper published in IEEE Xplore).
  • Plant Disease Detection using Convolutional Neural Network, Jahnavi Kolli, Dhara Mohana Vamsi, V. M. Manikandan,, IEEE Bombay Section Signature Conference (IBSSC), Nov-2021, organized by ABV-IIITM Gwalior, India (Paper published in IEEE Xplore).
  • A Novel Prediction Error Histogram Shifting-based Reversible Data Hiding Scheme for Medical Image Transmission, Buggaveeti Padmaja, V. M. Manikandan, ISEA Virtual International Conference on Security and Privacy, Oct-2021, Organized by IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, India (Paper published in IEEE Xplore) [Received best paper award-Third Prize with cash award of INR 10000].
  • A New Framework for Secure Biometric Data Transmission using Block-wise Reversible Data Hiding Through Encryption, Harshad Dhane, V. M. Manikkandan, International Conference on Intelligent Computing in Data Science, Oct-2021, Fez, Morocco (Paper published in IEEE Xplore).
  • A Detailed Review on CBIR and Its Importance in Current Era, Tata Lakshmi Durga Likhitha, Mothukuri Noushika, Vadlamudi Sai Deepika, V. M. Manikandan, International Conference on Data Science and Its Applications (ICoDSA), Oct-2021, organized by Telkom University, Indonesia (Paper published in IEEE Xplore).
  • An Approach for Audio/Text Summary Generation from Webinars/Online Meetings, Nitesh Bharti, Shahab Nadeem Hashmi, V. M. Mnaikandan, 13th IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (CICN), Sep-2021, Peru (Paper published in IEEE Xplore).
  • A Novel Reversible Data Hiding Scheme in Encrypted Images using Arnold Transform, Shaiju Panchikkil, V. M. Manikandan, 12th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), July-2021, IIT Kharagpur, India (Paper published in IEEE Xplore).
  • Water Body Identification from the Satellite Images using Color Component Analysis with Morphological Operations, Jagruth K, V. M. Manikandan, Ravi Kant Kumar, 12th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), July-2021, IIT Kharagpur, India (Paper published in IEEE Xplore).
  • A New Reversible Data hiding Scheme in Encrypted Images using Predefined Pixel Mapping , Nikhila Korivi, V. M. Manikandan, 12th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), July-2021, IIT Kharagpur, India (Paper published in IEEE Xplore).
  • A Novel Content-based Image Retrieval Scheme based on Textual Information, Yelisetty Srivarsha, V. M. Manikandan, 12th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), July-2021, IIT Kharagpur, India (Paper published in IEEE Xplore).
  • 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.
  • 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
  • An analysis of human activity recognition systems and their importance in the current era, Chaitanya Krishna Pasula and V M Manikandan, Book Title: Computational Intelligence Based Solutions for Vision Systems, IOP Publishers (In Press).
  • Recent Advancements and Research Challenges in Design and Implementation of Autonomous Vehicles, Mohit Kumar, V. M. Manikandan, Book Title: Autonomous Vehicle- An Intelligent Algorithm of Computing, Wiley Publication, (In Press).
  • Recent Advancements in Design and Implementation of Automated Sign Language Recognition Systems, Bhavana Siddineni, V. M. Manikandan, Book Title: Challenges and Applications for Hand Gesture Recognition, IGI Global Publishers, Mar-2022 (EBook ISBN13: 9781799894360)
  • Recent Trends in Reversible Data Hiding Techniques, V. M. Manikandan, Book Title: Advanced Security Solutions for Multimedia , IOP Publishers Sep-2021 (Ebook ISBN: 9780750337359)
  • 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, Jan-2022 (Ebook ISBN: 9780323903394).
  • 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.

Contact Details

  • E-mail id: manikandan.v@srmap.edu.in
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