Prof. B. B. Chaudhuri
Professor & Head
Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition Unit
Indian Statistical Institute
203 B. T. Road
Kolkata - 700 108
Phone : (91) (33) 2575-2852, (91) (33) 2578-1832
Fax : (91) (33) 2577 3035
E-mail : bbc@isical.ac.in
Web Page : http://www.isical.ac.in/~bbc/



 Educational Background

 B.Tech. ( Electronics) / 1972 / Calcutta Univ. / First Class
 M.Tech. (Communication) / 1974 / Calcutta Univ. / First Class 
 Ph. D. / 1980 / Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
 Post - Doc / 1981 / Queen's University, U.K.


 Academic, Government and Industrial/Professional Experience
1978 - 81Computer Engineer, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta
1982 - 86Associate Professor, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta
1987 - To dateProfessor, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta
1990 - 92Professor-in-charge, Physical & Earth Sc. Div.
1992 - 93Executive Secretary, KBCS Nodal Centre
1993 - Oct. 94Project Co-ordinator and Head, KBCS Nodal Centre
Nov. 94 - To dateHead, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Unit,Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta


 Research Interest
  1. Digital Document Processing, Optical Character Recognition
  2. Natural Language Processing including Lexicon Generation, Ambiguity analysis, Syntactic and Semantic analysis in Bangla and other Indian Languages.
  3. Statistical and Fuzzy Pattern Recognition including data clustering and density estimation.
  4. Computer Vision and Image Processing.
  5. Applications oriented research and externally funded project execution.
  6. Cognitive Science.