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     Maunendra Sankar Desarkar

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Sudeshna Sarkar
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: In progress
AddressB C Roy Hall of Residence
Phone-
Emailmsdesarkar@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.IIT KapnurCSE2006
BEThe University of BurdwanCSE2004
12WBCHSEScience2000
10WBBSEGeneral1998

Research Areas
  • Informatin Retrieval
  • Data Mining

Skills
  • Programming Languages - C, CPP, Matlab
  • OS - Windows, Linux
  • Databses - Sybase, Oracle, DB2

Awards
  • Honorable Mention Award at Yahoo Key Scientific Challenge 2012
  • University Gold Medal from the University of Burdwan (in 2004) for getting highest marks in BE Exam (including all departments)
  • 2nd in Programming Contest in Aarohan 2004 - a national level programming contest organized by NIT Durgapur

Experience
  • Software Developer at Sybase from 2006-2008

Teaching Experience
  • ESC101 - Introduction to computing(P) at Dept of CSE, IIT Kanpur Spring 2004 (1 terms)
  • Introduction to Data Structures and Algorithms(L) at Dept of CSE, IIT Kanpur Autumn 2004 (1 terms)
  • Algorithms II(T) at Dept of CSE, IIT Kharagpur Autumn 2008 (1 terms)
  • Programming and Data Structures(P) at Dept of CSE, IIT Kharagpur Spring 2008 (1 terms)
  • Information Retrieval(L) at Dept of CSE, IIT Kharagpur Autumn 2009 (1 terms)
  • Machine Learning(L) at Dept of CSE, IIT Kharagpur Spring 2009-2010 (1 terms)
  • Information Retrieval(L) at Dept of CSE, IIT Kharagpur Autumn 2011-12 (1 terms)
  • Machine Learning(L) at Dept of CSE, IIT Kharagpur Spring 2011-12 (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Microsoft Research India PhD Fellowship for the period of August 2009 - July 2013

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Rating Prediction Using Preference Relations Based Matrix Factorization by Maunendra Sankar Desarkar, Sudeshna Sarkar FactMod 2012 Workshop on Matrix Factorization Techniques for User Preference and Skills Modeling at 20th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP) 2012 (To appear) (2012)
  • Local Learning of Item Dissimilarity Using Content and Link Structure by Abir De, Maunendra Sankar Desarkar, Niloy Ganguly and Pabitra Mitra 6th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2012) (To appear) (2012)
  • User Based Collaborative Filtering with Temporal Information for Purchase Data by Maunendra Sankar Desarkar, Sudeshna Sarkar 4th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval (KDIR 2012) (To appear) (2012)
  • Preference Relation Based Matrix Factorization for Recommender Systems by Maunendra Sankar Desarkar, Sudeshna Sarkar, and Roopam Saxena 20th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2012 (To appear) (2012)
  • Displacement Based Unsupervised Metric for Evaluating Rank Aggregation by Maunendra Sankar Desarkar, Rahul Joshi, Sudeshna Sarkar 4th International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence, PReMI 2011 268-273 (2011)
  • Aggregating Preference Graphs for Collaborative Rating Prediction by Maunendra Sankar Desarkar, Sudeshna Sarkar, Pabitra Mitra 4th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems, RecSys 2010 21-28 (2010)

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