Dr Atul Sajjanhar

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Info Technology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

Biography

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2011
  • Master of Education, Monash University, 2017
  • Master of Computing, Monash University, 1998
  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Science, Deakin University, 1996
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Indore, 1994
     
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Career highlights

  • 2017 (Jul-Oct), Visiting Researcher, Univ. of Elect. Sc. & Tech. of China, Chengdu, China
  • 2007, Lecturer, Deakin University
  • 2003, Associate Lecturer, Deakin University
  • 2002, Associate Lecturer, University of Southern Queensland
  • 1997, Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR, Singapore
  • 1997, Research Assistant, Monash University

Research interests

Pattern recognition, Machine Learning, Deep Learning

 

Teaching interests

Server-side Software Development

Web Technologies and Frameworks

Distributed Systems

Cyber-physical systems

Units taught

SIT107 - Connecting the Cyber and Physical Worlds

SIT203 - Web Programming

SIT780 - Enterprise Applications Development

SIT774 - Web Technologies and Development

SIT231 - Advanced Database Systems

SIT104 - Introduction to Web Development

SIT102 - Introduction to Programming

SIT725 - Advanced Software Engineering

SIT371 - Java Programming

SIT790 - Major Thesis

SIT792 - Minor Thesis

Professional activities

Senior Member, IEEE

Editorial Board, International Journal of Web Services Research (IJWSR)

MSc/PhD External Examiner

  • Macquarie University, Australia
  • Southern Cross University, Australia

Journal Reviewer

  • Pattern Recognition Letters
  • IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
  • Software: Practice and Experience, Scholar One Inc.
  • IET Image Processing
  • Cognition, Technology and Work, Springer
  • Electronics, MDPI, Switzerland

Projects

Externally Funded Projects

  • 2019, $15,000, Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre Honours Scholarship https://www.cybersecuritycrc.org.au/ , Deep Learning for Insider Threat Detection
  • 2019, $13,500, Forest Classroom Augmented Reality Project.
  • 2018, $55,000, Enterprise Applications for Supply Chain and Logistics
  • 2017, $50,000, Information Oriented Fog Servers in National Parks

Other Projects

  • 2019, Deakin UserX Network $3600, UX Framework in the Cultural Heritage Domain
  • 2019, Deakin UserX Network $5000, AR project
  • 2015, Faculty funded $6000, Experiential Learning Framework for Environmental Science
  • Cloud Connected Weather Station
  • Deep Learning for Facial Expression Recognition
  • Collaborative Platform for Water Industry Digitisation

Research Supervision

  • Robust Approaches for Face Recognition (Ahmed Mohamed, PhD completed 2018)
  • Persuasive Technologies for Online Help-Seeking (Manjeet Singh, MSc completed 2018)
  • Sub-graph ensembles for efficient causal discovery in high-dimensional datasets (Sachin Clement, MSc completed 2019)
  • Deep Learning for Cyber Security Threat Detection (PhD thesis)
  • Framework for Cultural Heritage Websites (PhD thesis)
  • Defect Detection in Fabrics (PhD thesis)

Publications

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2020

Pedagogical framework for environmental science

A Sajjanhar, K Lim, Y Ren

(2020), pp. 1-11, Education and information technologies, New York, N.Y., C1

journal
2019

Second life as a learning environment for computer programming

A Sajjanhar, Julie Faulkner

(2019), Vol. 24, pp. 2403-2428, Education and information technologies, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Network anomaly detection by using a time-decay closed frequent pattern

Ying Zhao, Junjun Chen, Di Wu, Jian Teng, Nabin Sharma, Atul Sajjanhar, Michael Blumenstein

(2019), Vol. 10, pp. 1-18, Information, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal
2018

Image appearance-based facial expression recognition

Z Wu, R Xiamixiding, A Sajjanhar, J Chen, Q Wen

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 1850012-1-1850012-12, International journal of image and graphics, Singapore, C1

journal

Deep learning models for facial expression recognition

A Sajjanhar, ZhaoQi Wu, Quan Wen

(2018), pp. 1-6, DICTA 2018 : Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications, Canberra, A.C.T., E1

conference

Heuristic evaluations of cultural heritage websites

Duyen Lam, A Sajjanhar

(2018), pp. 1-6, DICTA 2018 : Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications, Canberra, A.C.T., E1

conference
2017

Robust single-label classification of facial attributes

A Mohammed, Sajjanhar

(2017), pp. 651-656, ICME 2017 : The new media experience : Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo 2017, Hong Kong, China, E1

conference

Face classification using color information

A Sajjanhar, A Mohammed

(2017), Vol. 8, pp. 1-14, Information, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal

Investigation of Gender and Race Classification for Different Color Models

Ahmed Mohammed, Atul Sajjanhar

(2017), pp. 299-306, 2017 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIGITAL IMAGE COMPUTING - TECHNIQUES AND APPLICATIONS (DICTA), Sydney, AUSTRALIA, E1

conference

Texture features for clustering based multi-label classification of face images

A Mohammed, R Xiamixiding, A Sajjanhar, J Chen, G Nasierding

(2017), pp. 1-5, CISP-BMEI 2017 : Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, BioMedical Engineering and Informatics, Shanghai, China, E1

conference

Experimental evaluation of facial expression recognition

A Sajjanhar, Z Wu, J Chen, Q Wen, R Xiamixiding

(2017), pp. 1-5, CISP-BMEI 2017 : Proceedings of the 2017 10th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, BioMedical Engineering and Informatics, Shanghai, China, E1

conference
2016

Experimental comparison of approaches for feature extraction of facial attributes

A Mohammed, A Sajjanhar

(2016), Vol. 38, pp. 187-198, International journal of computers and applications, Philadelphia, Pa., C1

journal

Robust approaches for multi-label face classification

A Mohammed, A Sajjanhar

(2016), pp. 275-280, 2016 International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA 2016), Gold Coast, Australia, E1

conference
2015

J-Circos: an interactive Circos plotter

J An, J Lai, A Sajjanhar, J Batra, C Wang, C Nelson

(2015), Vol. 31, pp. 1463-1465, Bioinformatics, London, Eng., C1

journal

RNASeqBrowser: a genome browser for simultaneous visualization of raw strand specific RNAseq reads and UCSC genome browser custom tracks

J An, J Lai, D Wood, A Sajjanhar, C Wang, G Tevz, M Lehman, C Nelson

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 1-9, BMC genomics, London, Eng., C1

journal

Multi-label approach for human-face classification

A Mohammed, A Sajjanhar, G Nasierding

(2015), pp. 648-653, CISP 2015 : Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, Shenyang, China, E1

conference

Robustness comparison of clustering - based vs. non-clustering multi-label classifications for image and video annotations

G Nasierding, Y Li, A Sajjanhar

(2015), pp. 691-696, CISP 2015 : Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, Shenyang, China, E1

conference
2014

Fingertips detection for human computer interaction system

M Alam, G Nasierding, A Sajjanhar, M Chowdhury

(2014), Vol. 9069, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, E1

conference

Exploring Second Life as a Learning Environment for Computer Programming

Atul Sajjanhar, Julie Faulkner

(2014), Vol. 05, pp. 53-62, Creative Education, C1

journal

miRPlant : an integrated tool for identification of plant miRNA from RNA sequencing dataa

Jiyuan An, John Lai, Atul Sajjanhar, Melanie Lehman, Colleen Nelson

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 1-4, BMC Bioinformatics, London, United Kingdom, C1

journal

Intelligent Billboard Based on Ambient System (IBBAS)

B Alrubaiey, M Chowdhury, A Sajjanhar

(2014), pp. 1-17, Applied computing and information technology, Berlin, Germany, B1

chapter
2013

Smart Interactive Advertising Board (SIAB)

B Al-Rubaie, B Al-Rubaie, M Chowdhury, M Chowdhury, A Sajjanhar, A Sajjanhar

(2013), pp. 312-317, IIAI 2013 : Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Applied Informatics, Matsue, Japan, E1

conference

Multi-label classification with clustering for image and text categorization

G Nasierding, A Sajjanhar

(2013), Vol. 2, pp. 869-874, Proceedings of the 2013 6th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, CISP 2013, E1

conference
2012

Web service to deliver filtered RSS items to a mobile application

A Sajjanhar, Y Zhao

(2012), pp. 128-133, Proceedings - 7th ChinaGrid Annual Conference, ChinaGrid 2012, E1

conference

Composite spectral shape descriptor

A Sajjanhar

(2012), pp. 776-780, 2012 5th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, CISP 2012, E1

conference

Virtual worlds for student engagement

A Sajjanhar

(2012), Vol. 3, pp. 796-801, Creative education, Irvine, Calif., C1

journal
2011

Polar transformation system for offline handwritten character recognition

X Wang, A Sajjanhar

(2011), Vol. 368, pp. 15-24, Studies in Computational Intelligence, B1

chapter

Using a circular grid for offline handwritten character recognition

X Wang, A Sajjanhar

(2011), Vol. 2, pp. 945-949, Proceedings - 4th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, CISP 2011, E1

conference
2010

Novel spectral descriptor for object shape

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang

(2010), Vol. 6297 LNCS, pp. 58-67, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), B1

chapter

Connectivity-based shape descriptors

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang, W Zhou

(2010), Vol. 32, pp. 93-98, International journal of computers and applications, Calgary, Canada, C1

journal

Many-body dissipative particle dynamics simulation of wetting phenomena

Y Zhao, Y Yue, X Zhang, S Li, A Sajjanhar

(2010), Vol. 4, pp. 280-282, Frontiers of Chemical Engineering in China, C1

journal

Spectral shape descriptor using spherical harmonics

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang, J Hou, W Zhou, Y Chen

(2010), Vol. 17, pp. 167-173, Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, C1

journal

Delivering categorized news items using RSS feeds and web services

S Saha, A Sajjanhar, S Gao, R Dew, Y Zhao

(2010), pp. 698-702, CIT 2010 : 10th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology Proceedings, Bradford, England, E1

conference
2009

Spherical harmonics and distance transform for image representation and retrieval

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang, J Hou, Y Chen

(2009), Vol. 5788 LNCS, pp. 309-316, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), C1

journal

Parallelization of dissipative particle dynamics simulation

Y Yue, Y Zhao, G You, L Tu, A Sajjanha

(2009), Vol. 1, pp. 18-22, Proceedings of the 2009 International Joint Conference on Computational Sciences and Optimization, CSO 2009, E1

conference
2008

Complementing a region descriptor for shape retrieval

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang, W Zhou

(2008), Vol. 9, pp. 51-59, IJCIS international journal of computer & information science, Mt. Pleasant, Mich., C1

journal

Image retrieval based on semantics of intra-region color properties

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang, W Zhou, Y Chen

(2008), pp. 338-343, Proceedings - 2008 IEEE 8th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology, CIT 2008, E1

conference

Corners-based composite descriptor for shapes

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang, W Zhou

(2008), Vol. 2, pp. 714-718, Proceedings - 1st International Congress on Image and Signal Processing, CISP 2008, E1

conference

The research and development of chemgrid in CGSP

Y Zhao, Y Yue, X Shi, J Li, A Sajjanhar

(2008), pp. 223-228, Proceedings of the 3rd ChinaGrid Annual Conference, ChinaGrid 2008, E1

conference

Multi-scaling modelling in financial markets

R Liu, T Aste, T Di Matteo

(2008), Vol. 6802, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, E1-1

conference
2007

A composite descriptor for shape retrieval

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang, W Zhou

(2007), pp. 795-800, Proceedings - 6th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Computer and Information Science, ICIS 2007; 1st IEEE/ACIS International Workshop on e-Activity, IWEA 2007, E1

conference
2006

Providing real-time information services for public bus commuters

D Morrison, A Sajjanhar, Y Chen

(2006), Vol. 138, pp. 384-387, Information modelling and knowledge bases, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal
2005

Multiresolution analysis of connectivity

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang, T Qi

(2005), Vol. 3578, pp. 56-62, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, C1

journal

Matrix model for web page community

J Hou, A Sajjanhar

(2005), pp. 132-137, Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on e-Technology, e-Commerce and e-Service, Hong Kong, China, E1

conference

Spherical harmonics descriptor for 2D-image retrieval

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang

(2005), Vol. 2005, pp. 105-108, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, ICME 2005, E1

conference
2004

Algorithm for web services matching

A Sajjanhar, J Hou, Y Zhang

(2004), Vol. 3007, pp. 665-670, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), C1

journal

Agents for invocation of web services

A Sajjanhar, H Lu

(2004), pp. 1-6, CSITeA'04 : Third International Conference on Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, Information Technology, E-Business and Applications, Cairo, Egypt, E1

conference

Coherence based histograms for shape retrieval

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang

(2004), pp. 1-5, Third International Conference on Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, Information Technology, E-Business and Applications, Cairo, Egypt, E1

conference

Angular histograms for shape retrieval

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang

(2004), pp. 29-31, ISCA 2004 : Computers and their applications : proceedings of the ISCA 19th International Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, March 18-20,2004, Seattle, Washington, USA, E1

conference

Image retrieval using modified generic fourier descriptors

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang

(2004), pp. 1-4, ISCA 2004 : Computers and their applications : proceedings of the ISCA 19th International Conference, Seattle, Washington, USA, March 18-20,2004, Seattle, Washington, E1

conference

Discriminating shape descriptors based on connectivity

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang

(2004), Vol. 3, pp. 2075-2078, 2004 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), E1

conference

Multi-scale analysis of connectivity for image retrieval

A Sajjanhar, G Lu, D Zhang

(2004), pp. 204-207, ICIG'04 : Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Image and Graphics, Hong Kong, China, E1

conference
2003

Meaningful UDDI web services description

A Sajjanhar, H Lu

(2003), pp. 74-77, ISCA 2003 : Computer applications in industry and engineering : proceedings of the ISCA 16th international conference, Las Vegas, Nev., E1

conference

Web service based wagering system for the best odds

A Sajjanhar, Z Ying, M Chowdhury

(2003), pp. 242-245, Intelligent and adaptive systems and software engineering : Proceedings of the ISCA, 12th International Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA, July 9-11, 2003, San Francisco, California, E1

conference

Effect of spatial coherence on shape retrieval

A Sajjanhar, G Lu

(2003), pp. 118-122, Proceedings of the International Conference on Imaging Science, Systems and Technology : CISST`03, Las Vegas, Nevada, E1

conference

Grid-based method for ranking images with multiple objects

A Sajjanhar

(2003), pp. 1113-1117, Intelligent data engineering and automated learning : 4th international conference, IDEAL 2003, Hong Kong, China, March 21-23, 2003 : revised papers, Hong Kong, China, E1

conference

Spatial information in histograms for shape representation

A Sajjanhar

(2003), pp. 855-859, Intelligent data engineering and automated learning : 4th international conference, IDEAL 2003, Hong Kong, China, E1

conference

A parameter adjustment method for relevance feedback

H Wan, M Chowdhury, A Sajjanhar

(2003), pp. 619-625, CISST 2003 : Proceedings of the international conference on imaging science, systems, and technology, Las Vegas, Nevada, E1

conference
1999

Region-based shape representation and similarity measure suitable for content-based image retrieval

G Lu, A Sajjanhar

(1999), Vol. 7, pp. 165-174, Multimedia systems, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Business Plan Research and Provide Technical Advice on Technology Platforms and Systems for Diversitile Pty Ltd - ASCTP-BTS92A and ASCTPBTS92B

Dr Hermione Parsons, Mr Michael Smith, Ms Rose Elphick-Darling, Dr Atul Sajjanhar

  • 2018: $55,000

Forest Classroom AR Project

Dr Atul Sajjanhar, Dr Shaun Bangay, Mr Manjeet Singh

  • 2019: $13,500

Industry and Other Funding

Information Oriented Fog Servers in National Parks

Prof Yong Xiang, Dr Longxiang Gao, Dr Atul Sajjanhar

  • 2017: $50,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2018

Ahmed Abdulateef Mohammed

Thesis entitled: Robust Approaches for Face Recognition

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), School of Information Technology

Manjeet Singh

Thesis entitled: Evaluating Persuasive User Interfaces for Online Help-Seeking for Domestic Violence

Master of Science (Information Technology), School of Information Technology

Associate Supervisor
2019

Sachin Clement

Thesis entitled: Sub-graph ensembles for efficient causal discovery in high-dimensional datasets

Master of Science (Information Technology), School of Information Technology

Hasseeb Dawood Injas Azzawi

Thesis entitled: Computational Models and Approaches for Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), School of Information Technology

Russul Dh. Abdul Jabar Al-Anni

Thesis entitled: Cancer Prognosis Based on Knowledge Discovery from Clinic and Biological Data Sets

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), School of Information Technology