Vikas Yadav

About Vikas Yadav

Vikas is a 1st year PhD student at School of Information and Computer Sciences (Minors), University of Arizona. His research interests include machine learning and its applications, Natural Language Processing, Information extraction from Big Data of Healthcare, Finance and Business domain. One can see his CV and LinkedIn profile for his research interests and Projects in details(Bachelor of Technology projects and thesis). He received Bachelor of Technology degree from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur and he has also worked with many erudite professors at IIT Madras and IIT Bombay.

Previous Projects:

“Parsing Code Mixed Data”- Summer school on NLP (IASNLP 2016) at LTRC, IIIT Hyderabad.
English and Hindi Handwriting Recognition- Smart Home Furniture’s with Dr.Raunak Bhinge.
“Automated dispensary”- Texas Instrument analog design competition 2015.
“Robust multilingual word spotting in text images”- IFCAR (Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research) under Associate Professor Nicolas Ragot.
“Online Handwritten Character Recognition (OHWR) of Indian languages”- under Professor V.Srinivas Chakravarthy, Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras.
Fuzzy system for detecting forged or cloned images - Professor A.G.Keskar, ECE, VNIT Nagpur.
“Glove Embedded Stylus” (in Center Of Excellence, VNIT Nagpur)

Previous Institutes:

1] François Rabelais University - Research Associate for the project "Robust multilingual word spotting in text images" sponsored by IFCPAR (Indo-French Center for Promotion of Advance Research). Vikas had worked with Associate Professor Nicolas Ragot and 

2]  Indian Institute of Technology, Madras- Summer Research Intern

3] Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur


Mata (Mother)   : Lilavati Devi
Pita (Father)   : Ramashis Singh Yadav
Guru  (Teachers) :Dr. Mihai Surdeanu, Dr. Nicolas Ragot, Dr. Srinivasa Chakravarthy

Selected Publications

1] Text extraction in document images: highlight on using corner points

     2016 12th IAPR Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS), Greece.


2] Fuzzy Based Image Forensic Tool for Detection and Classification of Image Cloning

    Knowledge and Information Systems, Springer

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Contact Information

Vikas Yadav
PhD student, Teaching Assistant
Telephone: (+1) 520 471 7716
Office: Harvill building, Room Number - 416
Office Hours: Friday, 10-12 AM


High School - Army Public School, Pune - 2000-2012

Bachelor of Technology in ECE: VIsvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur : 2012-2016

Courses Taught

ISTA 100 | Great Ideas of the Information Age

ESOC 210 Hacking and Open Source Culture

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences