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Frontiers of Technology Education
Ph.D : The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
M.Sc Engg: Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK
B.E: Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur, India
Research Associate, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. 2011 to present.
System Engineer, ABB Ltd., Vadodara, India. 2003-2005.
- Image and video processing for forensic and security: Watermarking, data hiding,
authentication, fingerprinting, steganography and steganalysis, secure multimedia
networking and biometric user authentication.
- Compressive Sampling, Wavelets and other transforms.
- Video surveillance and security: Input video analysis, event management and detection,
video visualization and summarization.
- Contactless user interaction and activity analysis using Kinect and other portable devices.
Recent and Representative Publications
C. Abhayaratne and D. Bhowmik, Scalable Watermark Extraction for Real-time Authentication of
JPEG 2000 Images, Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, Vol 6, No. 4, 2011.
F. Cardinaux, D. Bhowmik , C. Abhayaratne and M. S. Hawley, Video Based Technology for Ambient
Assisted Living: A review of the literature, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments
(JAISE), vol 3, 2011.
D. Bhowmik and C. Abhayaratne, Video Watermarking using Motion Compensated 2D+t+2D Filtering,
in Proc. ACM Workshop on Multimedia and Security (ACM MM&Sec 2010), Rome, Italy, Sep. 2010.
D. Bhowmik, C. Abhayaratne and M. Oakes, Robustness analysis of blind watermarking for quality
scalable image compression, in Proc. EURASIP European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO
2010), Aalborg, Denmark, Aug. 2010.
S. B. Ghosh, D. Bhowmik, R. J. Hand and F. R. Jones, A Micromechanical Model to Predict Mechanical
Durability of Glass Multifilament Bundles in Rubber Composite, Journal of Engineering Materials and
Technology, vol. 132, Jan. 2010.
D. Bhowmik and C. Abhayaratne, The Effect of Quality Scalable Image Compression on Robust
Watermarking, in Proc. IEEE Digital Signal Processing (DSP 2009), Santorini, Greece, Jul. 2009.
D. Bhowmik and C. Abhayaratne, Embedding Distortion Modeling for Non-orthonormal Wavelet
Based Watermarking Schemes, in Proc. Wavelet Applications in Industrial Processing VI , SPIE
Electronic Imaging 2009, vol. 7248, San Jose, CA, USA, Jan. 2009.
D. Bhowmik and C. Abhayaratne, A Framework for Evaluating Wavelet Based watermarking for
scalable coded digital item adaptation attacks, in Proc. Wavelet Applications in Industrial Processing
VI , SPIE Electronic Imaging 2009, vol. 7248, San Jose, CA, USA, Jan. 2009.
D. Bhowmik and C. Abhayaratne, A Generalised Model for Distortion Performance Analysis of
Wavelet based Watermarking, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, editor,
Proceedings of International Workshop on Digital Watermarking (IWDW '08), vol. 5450, Busan,
South Korea, Nov. 2008,
D. Bhowmik and C. Abhayaratne, Evaluation of Watermark Robustness to JPEG2000 Based Content
Adaptation Attacks, in Proc. 5th IET International Conference on Visual Information Engineering (VIE
'08), Xian, China, Jul. 2008.
D. Bhowmik and C. Abhayaratne, A watermark evaluation bench for content adaptation modes, in
Proc. 4th IET European Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP '07), London, UK, Nov. 2007.
D. Bhowmik and C. Abhayaratne, Morphological wavelet domain image watermarking, in Proc.
EURASIP European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2007), Poznan, Poland, Sep. 2007.
D. Bhowmik, B. P. Amavasai and T. Mulroy, Real-time object classification on FPGA using moment
invariants and Kohonen neural networks, in Proc. IEEE SMC UK-RI Chapter Conference 2006 on
Advances in Cybernetic Systems, Sheffield, UK, Sep. 2006.
'Image and video watermarking for content adaptation', Guest lecture, NIT Durgapur, February, 2012.
‘2D+t+2D video watermarking’, Guest lecture, ISI Kolkata, January, 2011.
Recent Professional Service Activities
Reviewer for Journals and International Conferences:
- IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (2010-current).
- ACM Transaction on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (2011- current).
- EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing (2010).
- Elsevier Journal of Systems and Software (2010 - current).
- IEEE International Conference on Systems, Signals and Image Processing, IWSSIP 2012.
EPSRC/British Petroleum (BP) Dorothy Hodgkin Post Graduate Award (DHPA) for PhD Study.