Dr. Sakthi Balan Muthiah

Personal Information


Name Dr. Sakthi Balan Muthiah
Designation Associate Professor
Department Computer Science & Engineering
URL http://sakthibalan.in
Date of Joining -
Research Area :
Social Network Analysis, Bias and Privacy in the Web, Media Stance, Biocomputing, Formal Language and Automata Theory

Courses Taught

UG Courses "Theory of Computation, Design and Analysis of Algorithm, Unconventional Models of Computation, Natural Language Processing, Social Network Analysis, Introduction to Data Science, Learning Business Intelligence, Foundations in Business Analytics, Big Data Programming"
PG Courses "Mathematical Structures for Engineers"

Contact Information


Address Department of Computer Science and Engineering LNMIIT
City JAIPUR
State RAJASTHAN
Country INDIA
Email Address sakthi.balan@lnmiit.ac.in
Phone [Mobile] 9739979480
Office Extension 0

Academic Information


Degree/Diploma Institute/ Organization Year Branch/Specialization
5 Post Doctoral Research   University of Western Ontario, Canada 2008 Computer Science
4 Ph. D.   (Doctor of Philosophy ) IIT Madras 2004 Computer Science and Engineering
3 M.S.   (Master of Science ) IIT Madras 2000 Computer Science and Engineering
2 M.Sc.   (Master of Science ) Manonmaniam Sundaranar University 1997 Mathematics
1 B.Sc.   (Bachelor of Science ) Manonmaniam Sundaranar University 1995 Mathematics

Research Publications


 
1 Nirmal Kumar Sivaraman, Vibhor Agarwal, Yash Vekaria, Sakthi Balan Muthiah: A Metadata-Based Event Detection Method Using Temporal Herding Factor and Social Synchrony on Twitter Data. RCIS 2021: 637-643      2021      


2 Vibhor Agarwal, Yash Vekaria, Pushkal Agarwal, Sangeeta Mahapatra, Shounak Set, Sakthi Balan Muthiah, Nishanth Sastry, & Nicolas Kourtellis, Under the Spotlight: Web Tracking in Indian Partisan News Websites. Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, 15(1), pp. 26-37, June 2021. https://ojs.aaai.org/index.php/ICWSM/article/view/18038      2021      


3 Yash Vekaria and Vibhor Agarwal and Pushkal Agarwal and Sangeeta Mahapatra and Sakthi Balan Muthiah and Nishanth Sastry and Nicolas Kourtellis, Differential Tracking Across Topical Webpages of Indian News Media, In 13th ACM Web Science Conference 2021 proceedings, pp. 299-308, ACM Publishers, June 2021. https://doi.org/10.1145/3447535.3462497      2021      


4 Nirmal Kumar Sivaraman and Jaswant Reddy Tokala and Radha Sai Ch V Rupesh and Sakthi Balan Muthiah, Event Detection in Twitter Using Social Synchrony and Average Number of Common Friends, In 13th ACM Web Science Conference 2021 Companion proceedings, Workshop on Web Science for Digital Capabilities, pp. 115-119, ACM publishers, June 2021. https://doi.org/10.1145/3462741.3466654      2021      


5 Arpan Gupta A, Ashish Karel, Sakthi Balan Muthiah. (2020) Discovering Cricket Stroke Classes in Trimmed Telecast Videos. In: Nain N., Vipparthi S., Raman B. (eds) Computer Vision and Image Processing. CVIP 2019. Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol 1148. Springer, Singapore    MAR  2020      


6 Arpan Gupta, Sakthi Balan Muthiah, Viewpoint constrained and unconstrained Cricket stroke localization from untrimmed videos, Image and Vision Computing, Volume 100, 2020.    MAY  2020      


7 Arpan Gupta, Ashish Karel, Sakthi Balan Muthiah, Cricket Stroke Recognition Using Hard and Soft Assignment Based Bag of Visual Words. In: Singh S.K., Roy P., Raman B., Nagabhushan P. (eds) Computer Vision and Image Processing. CVIP 2020. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1377. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-1092-9_20.      2020      


8 Nirmal Kumar Sivaraman, Sakthi Balan Muthiah, Pushkal Agarwal and Lokesh Todwal. Social Synchrony in Online Social Networks and its Application in Event Detection from Twitter Data, Proceedings of IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, WI-IAT 2020, ISBN: 978-1-6654-1924-6, pp 443-449.      2020      


9 Nirmal Kumar Sivaraman, Manas Gaur, Shivansh Baijal, Ch V. Rupesh, Sakthi Balan Muthiah, and Amit Sheth. "Exo-sir: An epidemiological model to analyze the impact of exogenous infection of covid-19 in india." arXiv preprint arXiv:2008.06335 (2020).    AUG  2020      


10 Nisha Shekhawat, Aakanksha Chauhan, and Sakthi Balan Muthiah. 2019. Algorithmic Privacy and Gender Bias Issues in Google Ad Settings. In Proceedings of the 10th ACM Conference on Web Science (WebSci '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 281-285. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3292522.3326033      2019      


11 Arpan Gupta, M. Sakthi Balan, Action Recognition from Optical Flow Visualizations, Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision & Image Processing, ed. Chaudhuri, Bidyut B. and Kankanhalli, Mohan S and Raman, Balasubramanian, pp. 397-408, 2018.      2018      


12 Arpan Gupta and Sakthi Balan M. 2018. Temporal Cricket Stroke Localization from Untrimmed Highlight Videos. In Proceedings of the 11th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP 2018). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 62, 1–9. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3293353.3293415      2018      


13 Nirmal Kumar Sivaraman, M. Sakthi Balan, Pushkal Agarwal and Lokesh Todwal, On Social Synchrony in Online Social Media, Proceedings of ACM Conference on Web Science 2017, Pages 417-418, Troy, New York, USA, June 25 - 28, 2017    JUN  2017      


14 Shantanu Biswas, Nirmal Kumar Sivaraman, Sakthi Balan M, Pushkal Agarwal, Qualitative Analysis of Social Synchrony, Book of Abstracts and Papers OR and Ethics, 28th EURO Conference Operational Research, 2016.      2016      


15 M. Sakthi Balan and K. Krithivasan. Binding-blocking automata, International Journal of Computer Mathematics, 90(9): 1809-1831, 2013.      2013      


16 M. Sakthi Balan and H. Ju ¨rgensen. Peptide computers. In Henning Bordihn, Martin Kutrib, and Bianca Truthe, editors, Languages Alive, volume 7300 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pages 1–29. Springer, Berlin, 2012.      2012      


17 M. Sakthi Balan. Properties of binding-blocking automata: A study. In Sixth International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing: Theories and Applications (BIC-TA), pages 211–215. IEEE, 2011.      2011      


18 S Nirmal Kumar, M. Sakthi Balan and S.V. Subrahmanya. An event-response model inspired by emotional behaviors. In International Conference on Brain Informatics, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, volume 6889, pages 88–97. Springer, 2011.      2011      


19 M. Sakthi Balan and Parameswaran Seshan. Incremental building in peptide computing to solve Hamiltonian path problem. In A.H. Dediu, H. Fernau, and C. Martin-Vide, editors, LATA 2010, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, volume 6031, Springer-Verlag, pages 549–560, 2010.      2010      


20 M. Sakthi Balan. Serializing the parallelism in parallel communicating pushdown automata systems. In J. Dassow, G. Pighizzini, and B. Truthe, editors, Proceedings of 11th International Workshop on Descriptional Complexity of Formal Systems, pages 91–102, 2009.      2009      


21 M. Sakthi Balan. A study on automation in peptide computing. In World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing, 2009, pages 128– 133, 2009.      2009      


22 M. Sakthi Balan. Complexity measures for binding-blocking automata, Journal of Automata Language and Combinatorics, 13(2): 105–123, 2008.      2008      


23 M. Sakthi Balan and H. Jurgensen. On the universality of peptide computing, Natural Computing, 7(1): 71–94, 2008.      2008      


24 M. Sakthi Balan. Non-determinism in peptide computer, In Gy. Vaszil, editor, Pro- ceedings of the International Workshop on Automata for Cellular and Molecular Com- puting, MTA SZTAKI, Budapest, pp. 108–119, 2007.      2007      


25 M. Sakthi Balan. Automaton models inspired by peptide computing, In M. Domaratzki and K. Salomaa, editors, Language Theory in Biocomputing Workshop, Unconven- tional Computation, pp. 1–15, 2007.      2007      


26 M. Sakthi Balan, H. Jugensen and Kamala Krithivasan. Peptide computing: a survey, In K. Krithivasan and R. Rama, editors, Formal Language Aspects of Natural Computing, Proceedings of Research Level Discussion on Natural Computing, Lecture Notes Series, No. 3, pp. 63–76, Ramanujam Mathematical Society, 2007.      2007      


27 M. Sakthi Balan, H. Ju ¨rgensen. Peptide computing: universality and theoretical model, In C.S. Calude, M.J. Dinneen, Gh. P ?aun, G. Rozenberg and S. Stepney, editors, Unconventional Computation, LNCS 4135, pp. 57–71, 2006.      2006      


28 M. Sakthi Balan and K. Krithivasan. Modeling Boolean circuits using peptide-antibody interactions, In Peeyush Chandra, editors, Mathematical Biology, Anshan publishers, pp. 187–193, Nov 2005.      2005      


29 M. Sakthi Balan and K. Krithivasan. Parallel computation of simple arithmetic using peptide-antibody interactions, Bio-Systems, Vol. 76, No. 1-3, pp. 303-307, 2004.      2004      


30 M. Sakthi Balan and K. Krithivasan. Realizing switching functions using peptide- antibody interactions, In N. Jonoska, Gh. P ?aun, G. Rozenberg, editors, Aspects of Molecular Computing, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2950, pp. 353–360, 2004.      2004      


31 M. Sakthi Balan, Kamala Krithivasan and Mutyam Madhu. Some variants in communication of parallel communicating pushdown automata, Journal of Automata, Languages and Combinatorics, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 401-416, 2003.      2003      


32 M. Sakthi Balan. Algorithms for peptide computer, In P. Thangavel, editor, National Conference on Algorithms and Artificial Systems, Allied Publishers, pp. 73–85, 2003.      2003      


33 M. Sakthi Balan. String binding-blocking automata, Genetic and Evolutionary Com- putation Conference, USA, LNCS 2723, pp. 425–426, 2003.      2003      


34 M. Sakthi Balan and K. Krithivasan. Parallel computation of simple arithmetic using peptide-antibody interactions, International Workshop on Information Processing in Cells and Tissues, Switzerland, pp. 461–469, 2003.      2003      


35 M. Sakthi Balan, K.Krithivasan and Y.Sivasubramanyam. Peptide computing: univer- sality and complexity, In N. Jonoska and N. Seeman, editors, Proceedings of Seventh International Conference on DNA based Computers (DNA7), LNCS 2340, pages 290– 299, 2002.      2002      


36 M. Sakthi Balan, K.Krithivasan and Y.Sivasubramanyam. Peptide computing: univer- sality and complexity, In N. Jonoska and N. Seeman, editors, Proceedings of Seventh International Conference on DNA based Computers (DNA7), LNCS 2340, pages 290– 299, 2002.      2002      


37 M. Sakthi Balan and K. Krithivasan. Binding-blocking automata, In M. Hagiya and A. Ohuchi, editors, Preliminary proceedings of International Meeting on DNA Based Computers, 2002, pp. 327.      2002      


38 M. Sakthi Balan. Watson-Crick distributed automata, SIAM Discrete Mathematics Conference, San Diego, USA, 2002.      2002      


39 M. Sakthi Balan and K. Krithivasan. Normal-forms of binding-blocking Automata, In C.S. Calude, M.J. Dinneen and F. Peper, editors, Unconventional Models of Comput- ing, published as CDMTCS Research Report at the University of Auckland, CDMTCS- 195, Japan, 2002, pp. 3.      2002      


40 M. Sakthi Balan. Complexity issues in binding-blocking automata, In J. Dassow, M. Hoeberechts, H. Ju ¨rgensen and D. Wotschke, editors, Pre-proceedings of International Workshop on Descriptional Complexity of Formal Systems, University of Western On- tario, London, Ontario, Canada, Aug 21-24, 2002, pp. 43–54.      2002      


41 M. Sakthi Balan. Parallel communicating pushdown automata with filters, In J. Dassow and D. Wotschke, editors, Proceedings of Third International Workshop on Descriptional Complexity of Automata, Grammars and Related Structures, Vienna, Austria, July 21-22, 2001, Preprint Nr. 16 of the Fakult ¨at fu ¨r Informatik, Otto-von- Guericke-Universit ¨at, Magdeburg, pages 167–175, 2001.      2001      


42 K. Krithivasan and M. Sakthi Balan. Distributed processing in deterministic PDA, In R. Freund and A. Kelemenova, editors, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Grammar Systems, Austria, pp. 127–145, 2000.      2000      


43 K. Krithivasan and M. Sakthi Balan, Some properties of Array Contextual Grammars, National Seminar on Discrete Mathematics and Applications, 2000.      2000      


44 K. Krithivasan, M. Sakthi Balan and R. Rama. Array contextual grammars, In C. Martin-Vide and Gh. P ?aun, editors, Recent Topics in Mathematical and Computa- tional Linguistics, pp. 154–168, 2000.      2000      


45 K. Krithivasan, M. Sakthi Balan and P. Harsha. Distributed Processing in Automata, International Journal of Foundations of Computer Science, Vol. 10, No. 4, 443-464, 1999.      1999      


Industrial Experience

 
Name of Industry Post/Designation Duration From Duration To
1 Infosys Limited 2008 2015
2 University of Western Ontario Postdoctoral Fellow 2005 2008
3 University of Western Ontario Visiting Scientist 2004 2005

Training/Conferences/Short Term Courses Attended

Type Month Year Information
1 Workshop FEB 2021 Web Science for Development (WS4D), IIIT, Bangalore (Online Mode) - Theme: Web Science for the new normal
2 Workshop JUN 2021 Mediate 2021: Workshop on News Media and Computational Journalism as part of AAAI Conference ICWSM 2021
3 Conference JUN 2021 ACM Web Science Conference
4 Workshop JUN 2021 Tutorial on Tracking the Trackers: Ethical measurements of web privacy leakages in-the-wild as part of ACM Web Science Conference 2021
5 Conference JULY 2020 ACM HyperText 2020
6 FEB 2019 Workshop on Web Science for Development (WS4D), IIIT, Bangalore
7 DEC 2018 11th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP 2018), Organised by IIITH and ISB, Hyderabad, India
8 JUN 2017 Web Science 2017, Troy, NY
9 DEC 2015 FSTTCS 2015, IISc Bangalore

Training/Conferences/Short Term Courses Conducted

Type Month Year Information
1 Workshop APRIL 2021 AICTE-ISTE FDP on Cyber Security (was a supporting coordinator)
2 Workshop MAY 2021 AICTE-ISTE FDP on Digital forensic and Cyber crime (was a supporting coordinator)
3 Workshop DEC 2020 AICTE-ISTE sponsored FDP on BlockChain (was a supporting coordinator)
4 FEB 2017 ISEC (Innovations in Software Engineering) 2017 (Finance Chair)
5 APRIL 2013 Workshop on Cognition, Emotion & Computing in Infosys Bangalore

Expert Lectures

  1. On Fake News Detection and Virality of Fake News, AICTE-ISTE sponsored FDP on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime MAY  2021
  2. Social Synchrony and Detecting Events in Online Social Media IIITDM, Kacheepuram, Chennai, Dec 19, 2019 (Invited Presentation). DEC  2019
  3. Online Social Synchrony to Detect Events in Social Media IIIT, Bangalore, as part of Workshop on Web Science for Development, Feb 27, 2019 (Invited Presentation) FEB  2019
  4. Online Social Synchrony and its Application to Detect Events in Social Media BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, Dec 21, 2018 (Invited Speaker) DEC  2018
  5. Online Social Synchrony Faculty Development Program on Deep Learning in Big Data Analytics, Swami Keshvanand Institute of Technology, Management and Gramothan, Jaipur, Nov, 2017 (Invited Speaker) NOV  2017
  6. Analysis of Human-Centric Elements in Social Media Faculty Development Program on Computational Intelligence (Machine Based Learning), Manipal University, Jaipur, Jan 20, 2017. (Invited Talk shared with Nirmal Kumar Sivaraman) JAN  2017
  7. Peptide Computing - Challenges and My Contributions Seminar Talk, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Jodhpur, Oct 12, 2014. (Invited) OCT  2014
  8. Peptide Computers Workshop on Mathematical Modelling in Computer Science and Information Technology, School of Computing Science and Engineering, VIT University, Vellore, Feb 20, 2014. (Invited) FEB  2014
  9. Automata for Images Workshop on Mathematical Modelling in Computer Science and Information Technology, School of Computing Science and Engineering, VIT University, Vellore, Feb 20, 2014. (Invited) FEB  2014
  10. Peptide Computing Seminar Talk, School of Computing and Electrical Engineering, IIT Mandi, Jan 30, 2014. (Invited) JAN  2014
  11. The Effect of Affect in Social Media Analysis Tech Talk, Advance Technology Lab, Adobe, Bangalore, Nov 25, 2013. (Invited) NOV  2013
  12. Mathematics in Bio-Computing 76th Annual Conference of the Indian Mathematical Society (IMS 2010), Sardar Val- labhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, Gujarat, India, December 28, 2010. (Invited) DEC  2010
  13. Tutorial on Molecular Computing Mathematics & IT Conference (Ramanujan Rediscovered), International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, June 3, 2009. (Invited) JUN  2009
  14. Computational Models Inspired by Peptide Computing Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai, October 19, 2007. (Invited) OCT  2007
  15. Peptide Computing: A Brief Survey and some Open Problems Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, November 19, 2007. (Invited) NOV  2007
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