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     Rishiraj Saha Roy

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Computer Science and Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Niloy Ganguly and Dr. Monojit Choudhury
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2009 :: In progress
AddressC - 122, JCB Hall, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur - 721 302.
Phone+91-9477588851
Emailrishiraj.saharoy@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.IIT RoorkeeInformation Technology2009
BEJadavpur University, KolkataInformation Technology2007
12CBSEScience2003
10CBSEGeneral2001

Research Areas
  • Query Analysis
  • Information Retrieval
  • Text Mining
  • Complex Networks
  • Linguistics

Skills
  • C
  • Python
  • Apache Lucene
  • Octave
  • Java (Core)
  • MATLAB
  • WEKA

Awards
  • Best Research Poster Award at the 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (Evolang 9), Kyoto, Japan, sponsored by the John Benjamins Publishing Co. (2012)

Teaching Experience
  • Information Retrieval(T) at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur August 2013 - November 2013 (1 terms)
  • Complex Network Theory(T) at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur January 2013 - April 2013 (1 terms)
  • Information Retrieval(T) at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur August 2012 - November 2012 (1 terms)
  • Complex Network Theory(T) at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur January 2012 - April 2012 (1 terms)
  • Information Retrieval(T) at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur August 2011 - November 2011 (1 terms)
  • Programming and Data Structures(P) at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur January 2011 - April 2011 (1 terms)
  • Programming and Data Structures(P) at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur August 2010 - November 2010 (1 terms)
  • Data Mining(T) at Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering, IIT Roorkee January 2009 - April 2009 (1 terms)
  • Object Oriented Programming(T) at Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering, IIT Roorkee August 2008 - November 2008 (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • ACM SIGIR 2012 Student Travel Support for attending the 35th Annual SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2012) at Portland, USA (2012)
  • Evolang Student Support Grant for attending the 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (Evolang 9), Kyoto, Japan (2012)
  • Microsoft Research India Ph.D. Fellowship 2011
  • NIXI Fellowship for attending the 20th International World Wide Web Conference 2011 (WWW 2011), Hyderabad, India
  • MHRD Stipend (while pursuing Ph.D.)
  • MHRD Stipend (while pursuing M.Tech.)

Papers Published in Journals
  • Shape pattern matching - A tool to cluster unstructured text documents by Durga Toshniwal and Rishiraj Saha Roy Journal of Computational Methods in Science and Engineering (JCMSE) 10 (Supplement 1), 73 - 84 (2010)
  • Clustering Unstructured Text Documents Using Naive Bayesian Concept and Shape Pattern Matching by Durga Toshniwal and Rishiraj Saha Roy International Journal of Advancements in Computing Technology (IJACT) 1 (1), 52 - 63 (2009)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Crowd Prefers the Middle Path_A New IAA Metric for Crowdsourcing Reveals Turker Biases in Query Segmentation by Rohan Ramanath, Monojit Choudhury, Kalika Bali and Rishiraj Saha Roy 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL 2013) 1713-1722 (2013)
  • Place Value_Word Position Shifts Vital to Search Dynamics by Rishiraj Saha Roy, Anusha Suresh, Niloy Ganguly and Monojit Choudhury 22nd International World Wide Web Conference 2013 (WWW 2013) 153-154 (2013)
  • Analyzing Linguistic Structure of Web Search Queries by Rishiraj Saha Roy, Niloy Ganguly and Monojit Choudhury 22nd International Conference on the World Wide Web Doctoral Consortium (WWW 2013 DC) 395-399 (2013)
  • An IR-based Evaluation Framework for Web Search Query Segmentation by Rishiraj Saha Roy, Niloy Ganguly, Monojit Choudhury and Srivatsan Laxman 35th Annual ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development on Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2012) 881-890 (2012)
  • Are Web Search Queries an Evolving Protolanguage by Rishiraj Saha Roy, Monojit Choudhury and Kalika Bali 9th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (Evolang 9) 304 - 311 (2012)
  • Complex Network Analysis Reveals Kernel-Periphery Structure in Web Search Queries by Rishiraj Saha Roy, Niloy Ganguly, Monojit Choudhury and Naveen Kumar Singh 2nd International ACM SIGIR (Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval) Workshop on Query Representation and Understanding (QRU 2011) 5-8 (2011)
  • Unsupervised Query Segmentation using only Query Logs by Nikita Mishra, Rishiraj Saha Roy, Niloy Ganguly, Srivatsan Laxman and Monojit Choudhury 20th International Conference on the World Wide Web Posters, 91-92 (2011)
  • Fuzzy Clustering of Text Documents Using Naive Bayesian Concept by Rishiraj Saha Roy and Durga Toshniwal 1st International Conference on Recent Trends in Information, Telecommunication and Computing 2010 (ITC 2010) 55 - 59 (2010)
  • A Hierarchical Clustering Scheme for Unstructured Text Data by Durga Toshniwal and Rishiraj Saha Roy International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering 2009 (IKE 2009) 640 - 646 (2009)
  • Using Shape Patterns for Clustering Unstructured Text Documents by Durga Toshniwal and Rishiraj Saha Roy ISCA (International Society for Computers and their Applications) 18th International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering 2009 (SEDE 2009) 13 - 18 (2009)

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