Dr. Veena Thenkanidiyoor


Deep Learning, Kernel Methods, Pattern Recognition, Applied Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Speech Processing, Weather Data Analysis, Content based Information Retrieval,


Sr. No. Degree/Diploma Institute / University year subject
1 B.E.   Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal Affiliated to Mangalore University 1998 Biomedical Engineering
2 M.E.   MS from Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 2000 Medical Software
3 Ph.D.   IIT Madras 2014 Computer Science and Engineering

Publication Type: Journal

  1. Publication Category: International       Shikha Gupta, Krishan Sharma, A. D. Dileep, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, “Visual Semantic-Based Representation Learning Using Deep CNNs for Scene Recognition”, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, 17(2), June 2021    JUN  2021     
  2. Publication Category: International       Shikha Gupta, A. D. Dileep, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, “Recognition of varying size scene images using semantic analysis of deep activation maps”, Machine Vision and Applications, 32(2), pp. 1-19, March 2021    MAR  2021     
  3. Publication Category: International       V. Sakthivel Samy, Koyel Pramanick, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, Jeni Victor, “Data Analysis and Visualization in Python for Polar Meteorological Data”. International Journal of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering” (IJEECE). 2(1). 2021      2021     
  4. Publication Category: International       Shikha Gupta, A. Karanath, K. Mahrifa, A. D. Dileep, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, “Segment-level probabilistic sequence kernel and segment-level pyramid match kernel based extreme learning machine for classification of varying length patterns of speech”, in International Journal of Speech Technology, 22(1), pp. 231-249, March 2019    MAR  2019     

Publication Type: Proceedings

  1. Publication Category: International       Samy, V.S, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, "Application of machine learning techniques to weather forecasting”, International Symposium “Global Collaboration on Data beyond Disciplines”, 23-25 September 2020.    SEPT  2020     
  2. Publication Category: International       Prajyot Naik, Manisha Naik Gaonkar, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, Dileep A.D., “Kernel based Matching and a Novel Training approach for CNN-based QbE-STD”, selected for publications in International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications 2020 (SPCOM 2020), Bengalore, India.    JULY  2020     
  3. Publication Category: National       Shikha Gupta, Kishalaya De, A.D. Dileep, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, “Emotion recognition from varying length patterns of speech using CNN-based segment-level pyramid match kernel based SVMs”, in Proceedings of National Conference on Communications 2019 (NCC 2019), Bangalore, India, 2019, pp. 1-6    FEB  2019     
  4. Publication Category: International       Spoorthy V, Veena Thenkanidiyoor and Dileep A.D. “SVM-based Language Diarization for Code-Switched Bilingual Indian Speech using Bottleneck Features.” Selected for presentation in 6th Workshop on Spoken Language Technologies for Under-resourced Languages, 29-31 August, 2018, Gurugram, India    AUG  2018     
  5. Publication Category: International       Sourab Magrulkar, Suhani Shrivatsava, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, Dileep Aroor Dinesh, “A Context-aware Convolutional Natural Language Generation model for Dialogue Systems”, in Proceedings of the SIGDIAL 2018, 12-14 July 2018, Melbourne, Australia.    JULY  2018     
  6. Publication Category: International       Ankit Sharma, Apurv Kumar, Sony Allappa, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, Dileep Aroor Dinesh, and Shikha Gupta, “Modified Time Flexible Kernel for Video Activity Recognition using Support Vector Machines”, Accepted for publication at 7th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM 2018), Funchal, Madeira –Portugal    JAN  2018     
  7. Publication Category: International       Shikha Gupta, Deepak Kumar Pradhan, Dileep Aroor Dinesh, and Veena Thenkanidiyoor, “Deep Spatial Pyramid Match Kernel for Scene Image Classification”, Accepted for publication at 7th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM 2018), Funchal, Madeira –Portugal    JAN  2018     
  8. Publication Category: International       Ankit Sharma, Apurv Kumar, Sony Allappa, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, Dileep Aroor Dinesh, and Shikha Gupta, “Modified Time Flexible Kernel for Video Activity Recognition using Support Vector Machines”, Accepted for publication at 7th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM 2018), Funchal, Madeira –Portugal    JAN  2018     
  9. Publication Category: International       Neeraj Sharma, Dileep Aroor Dinesh, and Veena Thenkanidiyoor, “Text Classification using Hierarchical Sparse Representation Classifiers”, Accepted for publication at 16th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA 2017), Cancun, Mexico    DEC  2017     
  10. Publication Category: National       Deepak Kumar Pradhan, Shikha Gupta, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, and Dileep Aroor Dinesh, “Sematic Multinomial Representations for Scene Images using CNN-based Pseudo-concepts and Concept Neural Networks”, Accepted for publication at The Sixth National Conference on Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and Graphics (NCVPRIPG 2017)    DEC  2017     
  11. Publication Category: National       Shikha Gupta, A. D. Dileep, Veena Thenaknidiyoor "The Semantic Multinomial Representation of Images Obtained Using Dynamic Kernel Based Pseudo-concept SVMs”, in Proceedings of 23rd National Conference on Communications 2017 (NCC 2017), IIT Madras, Chennai    MAR  2017     
  12. Publication Category: International       Shikha Gupta, Veena Thenaknidiyoor, A. D. Dileep, "Segment-level Probabilistic Sequence Kernel based Support Vector Machines for Classification of Varying Length Patterns of Speech", Accepted for Presentation in The 23rd International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2016), Kyoto, Japan    OCT  2016     
  13. Publication Category: International       Neeraj Sharma, Anshu Sharma, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, Dileep Aroor Dinesh, "Text Classification using Combined Sparse Representation Classifiers and Support Vector Machines", Accepted for Presentation in 4th International Symposium on Computational and Business Intelligence (ISCBI 2016), Olten, Switzerland.    SEPT  2016     
  14. Publication Category: International       Shikha Gupta, A.D.Dileep, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, "Segment-Level Pyramid Match Kernels For The Classification of Varying Length Patterns of Speech Using SVMs", Accepted for Presentation in 24th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2016), Hilton, Budapest, Hungry    AUG  2016     
  15. Publication Category: International       Shikha Gupta, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, Dileep A. D., "Spatial Probabilistic Sequence Kernel for Scene Classification using Support Vector Machines", CVPR 2016 (29th IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Patter Recognition, 2016) workshop on Women in Computer Vision 2016 (WiCV 2016), Las Vegas, NV, USA.    JUN  2016     
  16. Publication Category: International       Shikha Gupta, Samriddhi Jain, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, A. D. Dileep , "Semantic Multinomial Representation for Scene Images using Dynamic Kernel based SVMs", Scene Understanding Workshop (SUNw 2016), 29th IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Patter Recognition, 2016, (CVPR 2016) Las Vegas, NV, USA.    JUN  2016     
  17. Publication Category: International       Abhijeet Sachdev, Veena Thenkanidiyoor, Dileep A. D. and C. Chandra Sekhar "Example-Specific Density based Matching Kernels for Scene Classification using Support Vector Machines", in Proceedings of 14th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA 2015), December 09-11, Miami, Florida, USA    DEC  2015     
  18. Publication Category: International       Abhijeet Sachdev, A. D. Dileep, and Veena Thenkanidiyoor, "A Family of Example-Specific Density based Matching Kernels for Classification of Varying Length Patterns of Speech using SVMs", in Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Soft Computing and Machine Intelligence (ISCMI 2015), November 23-24, Hong Kong [WON THE BEST PAPER AWARD]    NOV  2015     
  19. Publication Category: International       Abhijeet Sachdev, A. D. Dileep, and Veena Thenkanidiyoor, "Example-Specific Density based Matching Kernel for Classification of Varying Length Patterns of Speech using SVMs", in Proceedings of 22nd International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP 2015), November 09-12, Instanbul, Turkey    NOV  2015     
  20. Publication Category: International       T. Veena, and C. C. Sekhar, “Matching of images using Gaussian mixture model based intermediate matching kernel for retrieval of scene images”, in Proceedings of Centenary Conference 2011, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, (Bangalore,India), December 2011 pp. 501-506    DEC  2011     
  21. Publication Category: International       T. Veena, A. D. Dileep. and C. Chandra Sekhar, “Scene Categorization Using Large Margin Gaussian Mixture Models,” in Proceedings of 2010 International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, & Pattern Recognition (IPCV-2010), Las Vegas, Navada, USA, July 2010, pp. 395-401    JULY  2010     
  22. Publication Category: International       S. Chandrakala, T. Veena and C. Chandra Sekhar, “Gaussian Mixture Model based Posterior Probability Support Vector Machines for Speech Emotion Recognition and Image Classification,” In Proceedings of Second International Conference on Intelligent Human Computer Interaction, Allahabad, India, January 2010, pp 85-99.    JAN  2010     
  23. Publication Category: International       Veena T. and C. Chandra Sekhar, “Concept Saliency Score Estimation for Content Based Image Retrieval,” International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS-2009), Boston, MA, USA, May 2009.    MAY  2009     

Publication Type: Book Chapter

  1. Publication Category: International       Sony Allappa, Veena Thenkanidiyoor and Dileep Aroor Dinesh, Video Activity Recognition using Sequence Kernel based Support Vector Machines Selected for publishing in Springer Book on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods2018      2018     
  2. Publication Category: International       Shikha Gupta, Manjush Mangal, Akshay Mathew, Dileep Aroor Dinesh, Arnav Bhavsar and Veena Thenkanidiyoor CNN-based Deep Spatial Pyramid Match Kernel for Classification of Varying Size Images Selected for publishing in Springer Book on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods 2018      2018     
  3. Publication Category: International       Veena Thenkanidiyoor, Dileep A. D. and C. Chandrasekhar,, "Dynamic Kernels based Approaches to Analysis of Varying Length Patterns in Speech and Image Processing Tasks", Chapter 13, in Pattern Recognition and Big Data, World Scientific.      2016     
  4. Publication Category: International       Veena T., Dileep A. D. and C. Chandra Sekhar, “A review of kernel methods based approaches to classification and clustering of sequential patterns, part II: sequences of discrete symbols”, in Pattern Discovery Using Sequence Data Mining: Applications and Studies, Pradeep Kumar, P. Radha Krishna and S. Bapi Raju, Eds. Hershey, PA, USA:IGI Global, pp. 51-71, 2011.      2011     
  5. Publication Category: International       Dileep A. D., Veena T. and C. Chandra Sekhar, “A review of kernel methods based approaches to classification and clustering of sequential patterns, part I: sequences of continuous feature vectors”, in Pattern Discovery Using Sequence Data Mining: Applications and Studies, Pradeep Kumar, P. Radha Krishna and S. Bapi Raju, Eds. Hershey, PA, USA:IGI Global, pp. 24-50, 2011.      2011     

  1. Ms. Diana Terezinha Miranda, working on "Medical Image Captioning" [Ongoing]; Ms. Naik Gaonkar Manisha babuso, working on "Spoken term Detection" [Ongoing] Mr. V. Sakthivelsamy. working on "Polar Weather Data Analysis" [Ongoing]
Month Year Training attended Information
1 JUN 2017 Workshop on Machine Learning for Medical Image analysis Focus On: Microscopy Image Processing
2 JAN 2017 Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing Theme: Spatial Audio Processing
3 OCT 2016 Regional Training and Workshop National Academic Depository
4 JULY 2016 Summer School on Deep Learning for Computer Vision, IIIT Hyderabad
5 JUN 2016 Workshop on Machine Learning for Medical Image Analysis, Focussed on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), IIT Mandi, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
6 JAN 2016 Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing (WiSSAP-2016): Speech Prosody, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai
7 JUN 2015 Workshop on Machine Learning for Medical Image Analysis (WMLMIA 2015) held at IIT Mandi, Mandi, Himachalpradesh
8 JAN 2015 Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing (WiSSAP-2015): Production-Perception based New Models of Speech Analysis at Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology(DA-IICT), Gandhinagar, India
9 JAN 2014 Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing (WiSSAP-2014): Deep Learning for Multilingual Speech Processing at International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Hyderabad, India, January 17-20, 2014
10 JUN 2013 Resonance 2013 Summer School on Neuroscience, A Joint Initiative of IIT Delhi, MIT and Harward, at IIT Delhi, June 24-July 6, 2013
11 FEB 2013 Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing (WiSSAP-2013): Statistical Parametric Speech Synthesis at Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai, India, February 22-25, 2013.
12 JAN 2012 Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing (WiSSAP-2012): Computational Auditory Scene Analysis at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India, January 6-9, 2012
13 DEC 2011 Centenary Conference 2011, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, (Bangalore,India), December 2011
14 JAN 2011 Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing (WiSSAP-2011): Speech Enhancement at Indian Institute of Technology Gauhati (IITG), Gauhati, India, January 08-11, 2011.
15 NOV 2010 Indo-US Symposium on New Directions in Machine Learning, Game Theory and Optimization at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India, November 12-13, 2010.
16 JUN 2010 Machine Learning Summer School (MLSS 2010) conducted by Yahoo Labs Bangalore at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India, June 14-19, 2010.
17 JAN 2010 The 2010 Winter School on Machine Learning and Computer Vision conducted jointly by Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) and Microsoft Research India (MSR India) at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India, January 9-17, 2010. National Conference on Communications (NCC-2010) at Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai, India, January 29-31, 2010
18 MAY 2009 International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS-2009) at Boston University, Boston, MA, US, May 27-30, 2009
19 JAN 2009 Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing (WiSSAP-2009): Speaker and Language Recognition at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), Kanpur, India, January 09-12, 2009
20 JULY 2008 Workshop on Ontology, NLP, IE, and IR at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Mumbai, India, July 16-18, 2008
21 APRIL 2008 Workshop on Machine Learning conducted by International School of Information Management, University of Mysore at Bangalore, India, April 21-25, 2008
22 JAN 2008 Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing (WiSSAP-2008): Speech Synthesis at Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai, India, January 02-05, 2008
23 NOV 2005 Faculty Development Programme on “Signals and Systems”, at Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai, November 21-26, 2005
24 MAR 2005 National Conference on Bio-Signal Communication and Networking (NCBCN-2005), at Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai, March 18-20, 2005
25 NOV 2003 Faculty Development Programme on “Real Time Systems”, at Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai, November 24-29, 2003
26 DEC 2001 International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (BioVision 2001), J.N. Tata Auditorium, Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore, December 22-24, 2001
Month Year Training Conducted Information
1 AUG 2015 Two day National Workshop on "LaTeX for Technical Documentation" from Aug 21-Aug 22, 2015
2 JULY 2014 Short-term Course on Pattern Analysis and Information Security (PAIS), 30 June - 4 July, 2014