KC Santosh, PhD
Chair & Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science, The University of South Dakota
Email: santosh.kc@ieee.org & santosh.kc@usd.edu
Phone: (605) 677-3184


Research, scholarship, and creative activity
Research interest
Primary interest: Applications (current):

    #healthcare, #healthcareinformatics, #medicalimaging, #documentimaging, #biometrics, #forensics, #speechanalysis, #satelliteimaging, and #internetofthings.

Major achievements

1) President's #Award for Research Excellence, USD (2019)
2) USD Undergraduate Research Excellence Award, Office of Research & Sponsored Program (ORSP):

    a) Aliru Liu (2018): User-Driven Biomedical Text Mining (My Role: Mentor)
    b) Alina Chu (2019): Fingerprint Image Analysis for Security and Counterfeiting (NSF-REU project) (My Role: Mentor)

Grants

External grants (5):

    a) 5 grants with approx. $320,000.00 in total.
    b) Funded by: Department of Education (#DOE); National Science Foundation (#NSF): NSF-REU and NSF-NRT; #SDCRGP; and Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development (#AOARD).
Internal grants (9): Conference sponsor/grant (2):
    a) 2 Conference events sponsored with a total amount of approx. $50,000.00. b) Funded by IEEE (IEEE 33rd Symposium on CBMS (Rochester, MN 2020)) and The Malta Council for Science & Technology (4th RTIP2R, 2021).

Books (2 (+1 in press), authored and 5, edited)

    1. KC Santosh: Speech/audio processing in healthcare, Springer Nature (2020 - ongoing; collaborator: H Mukherjee ...)
    2. KC Santosh, N Das, and S Ghosh: Deep Learning Models for Medical Imaging, Elsevier Academic Press, ISBN. 9780128236505, 2020
    3. KC Santosh and A Joshi: COVID-19: Prediction, Decision-Making, and its Impacts, Book series in Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies, Springer Nature 2020
      DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-9682-7
    4. A Joshi, N Day, and KC Santosh: Intelligent Systems and Methods to Combat COVID-19, Springer Briefs in Applied Sciences and Technology ISBN: 978-981-15-6571-7 (print), 978-981-15-6572-4 (online) (2020)
      DOI: /978-981-15-6572-4
    5. Sk Obaidullah, KC Santosh, N Das, K Roy, and T Goncalves: Document Processing using Machine Learning, CRC Press ISBN: 978-036-72-1847-8 (2019)
      DOI: 10.1201/9780429277573
    6. KC Santosh, S Antani, DS Guru, and N Dey: Medical Imaging: Artificial Intelligence, Image Recognition, and Machine Learning Techniques, CRC Press, ISBN 978-036-71-3961-2 (2019)
      DOI: 10.1201/9780429029417
    7. KC Santosh: Document Image Analysis: Current Trends and Challenges in Graphics Recognition, Springer Nature, eISBN: 978-981-13-2339-3 and print ISBN: 978-981-13-2338-6, Springer (2018)
      DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-2339-3

Editor (journals and conference proceedings)

    1. KC Santosh and B Gawali: Recent trends in image processing and pattern recognition (Conference), Communications in Computer and Information Science, book series, Springer Nature, (in press, 2021)
    2. A Herrera, Rodriguez KC Santosh, Z Temsgen, B Kane, and P Soda: 33rd IEEE International Symposium on Computer Based Medical Systems, IEEE Xplore (2020)
      DOI: 10.1109/CBMS49503.2020
    3. KC Santosh and S Antani: Recent trends in image processing and pattern recognition, Multimedia Tools & Applications, Springer Vol 79(45) (2020)
      DOI: 10.1007/s11042-020-10093-3
    4. KC Santosh: Advances on Deep and Machine Learning for Data Mining, Knowledge Representation, and Reasoning, International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence, (2020)
    5. KC Santosh: Natural Language Processing in Healthcare and Medical Informatics, Information, MDPI (2020)
      URL: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/information/special issues/NLP Healthcare
    6. KC Santosh and RS Hegadi: Recent trends in image processing and pattern recognition: a) computer vision and pattern recognition; b) machine learning and applications; and c) image processing, Communications in Computer and Information Science, book series, Springer Nature, Vol. 1035 (2019)
      DOI:10.1007/978-981-13-9181-1
    7. KC Santosh and RS Hegadi: Recent trends in image processing and pattern recognition: a) healthcare and medical imaging; and b) biometrics and applications, Communications in Computer and Information Science, book series, Springer Nature, Vol. 1036 (2019)
      DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-9184-2
    8. KC Santosh and RS Hegadi: Recent trends in image processing and pattern recognition: a) document image analysis; and b) image analysis in agriculture; and c) data mining, information retrieval and applications, Communications in Computer and Information Science, book series, Springer Nature, Vol. 1037 (2019)
      DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-9187-3
    9. KC Santosh, S Borra, A Joshi, and N Dey: Advances on speech, music and audio signal processing, International Journal of Speech Technology, Springer (2018)
      DOI: 10.1007/s10772-019-09606-9
    10. KC Santosh: Recent trends in image processing and pattern recognition. International Journal of Computer Vision and Image Processing, Vol. 07 Issue. 02, IGI Global (2017)
      URL: https://www.igi-global.com/journal/international-journal-computer-vision-image/1181
    11. KC Santosh, M Hangarge, V Bevilacqua, and A Negi: Recent trends in image processing and pattern recognition, Communications in Computer and Information Science, book series, Springer Nature, Vol. 709 (2017)
      DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-4859-3

Publication and research talks (keynote/invited)
Publications statistics

    #JournalArticles: 70; #Proceedings: 100+; #BookChapters: 11; #Copyright: 1;


Important: Even though conference proceedings are peer-reviewed, I do not consider listing them here as it is a long list.

Research talks

    #keynotes,
    #distinguishedTalks,
    #invitedTalks: 43 (total)

Impact

    #impactfactor (total) = 190+ (source: 2019 JCR reports)
    #citations = 2000+ (h-index = 28 and i-10 index = 61, source: google scholar)


Department of Computer Science

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