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     Rajlaxmi Chouhan

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Prof. P. K. Biswas
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2011 :: Completed in 2015
AddressAssistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Jodhpur
Phone+91-291-2449053
Emailrajlaxmi.chouhan@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing (IIITDM) JabalpurElectronics and Communication Engineering2012
BERajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, BhopalElectronics and Communication Engineering2009
12CBSE, New DelhiMaths, Science2005
10ICSE, New DelhiMaths, Science2003

Research Areas
  • Noise-enhanced Image Processing
  • Image Enhancement
  • Image Denoising
  • Image Watermarking
  • Stochastic resonance in Image processing

Awards
  • 2015 Premium Award for Best Paper in IET Image Processing, awarded by IET, UK
  • IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific) Women in Engineering Student Volunteer Award 2014, by IEEE R10 Women in Engineering
  • National Award for Best M.Tech. Thesis in Electronics and Electrical Engineering 2012, by Indian Society for Technical Education, New Delhi.
  • Design and Manufacturing Proficiency Award (Silver Medal) for Best M.Tech. Thesis 2012 (ECE) at IIITDM Jabalpur
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society Travel Grant for presenting paper at IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) 2014, Paris, France (October 27 - 30, 2014)
  • IEEE Signal Processing Society Student Travel Grant for presenting paper at IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Florida, USA (September 30 - October 2012)
  • CSIR Foreign Travel Grant for presenting paper at IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Florida, USA (September 30 - October 2012)

Experience
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay (Jan - May 2016)
  • Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (Elsevier), IET Image Processing, Computers and Electrical Engineering (Elsevier)
  • Chair, IEEE Women in Engineering Affinity Group, Kharagpur Section (2014-15)
  • Guest Lecturer at Jabalpur Engineering College (Govt. Engineering College, Jabalpur), August - December 2009

Teaching Experience
  • Image Processing Lab(P) at IIT Kharagpur Autumn 2012 - Spring 2013 (4 terms)
  • Digital Communication(L) at Jabalpur Engineering College Autumn 2009 (1 terms)
  • VLSI Theory and Applications(L) at Jabalpur Engineering College Autumn 2009 (1 terms)
  • Communication Systems(L) at IIT Jodhpur Autumn 2016 (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute Research Assistantship (IIT Kharagpur), since December 2011
  • Institute Research Assistantship (IIITDM Jabalpur), January 2010 - November 2011

Papers Published in Journals
  • Hybrid domain analysis of noise-aided contrast enhancement using stochastic resonance by Rajlaxmi Chouhan, P. K. Biswas, and R. K. Jha Journal of Signal Processing Systems (Accepted) (2015)
  • Enhancement of low-contrast images by internal noise-induced Fourier coefficient rooting by Rajlaxmi Chouhan, P. K. Biswas, and R. K. Jha Signal, Image and Video Processing DOI 10.1007/s11760-015-08 (In press) (2015)
  • Noise-induced Contrast Enhancement using Stochastic Resonance on Singular Values by R. K. Jha and Rajlaxmi Chouhan Signal, Image and Video Processing vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 339-347 (2014)
  • Enhancement of Dark and Low Contrast Images using Stochastic Resonance by Rajlaxmi Chouhan, R. K. Jha, P. K. Biswas IET Image Processing vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 174-184 (2013)
  • Dynamic Stochastic Resonance-based Grayscale Logo Extraction in Hybrid SVD-DCT Domain by R. K. Jha and Rajlaxmi Chouhan Journal of The Franklin Institute (Elsevier) vol. 351, pp. 2938-2965 (2014)
  • Dynamic Stochastic Resonance-based Improved Watermark Extraction in DCT Domain by R. K. Jha, Rajlaxmi Chouhan, and K. Aizawa Computers and Electrical Engineering (Elsevier) vol. 40, number 6, pp. 1917-1929 (2014)
  • Dark and Low-Contrast Image Enhancement using Dynamic Stochastic Resonance in DCT Domain by R. K. Jha, Rajlaxmi Chouhan, P. K. Biswas, and K. Aizawa APSIPA Transactions on Signal and Information Processing (Cambridge University Press) vol. 2, Article e6 (2013)
  • Watermark detection using dynamic stochastic resonance by R. K. Jha, A. Chaturvedi, and Rajlaxmi Chouhan Fluctuation and Noise Letters vol. 12, no. 3, 1350010 (2013)
  • Fingerprint Authentication using Wavelet-based Digital Watermarking by Rajlaxmi Chouhan, A. Mishra, P. Khanna International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 523-528 (2012)
  • Contrast Enhancement of Dark Images using Dynamic Stochastic Resonance in Wavelet domain by Rajlaxmi Chouhan, C. P. Kumar, R. Kumar, R. K. Jha International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 711-715 (2012)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Image quality assessment for a selective-processing noise-aided iterative enhancement algorithm by Rajlaxmi Chouhan and P. K. Biswas Proc. National Conference on Communications 2016, Guwahati, India 115-120 (2016)
  • Noise-aided dynamic range compression using selective processing in a statistics-dependent stochastic resonance model by Rajlaxmi Chouhan and P. K. Biswas IEEE International Conference on Visual Communication and Image Processing (VCIP) 2015, Singapore - (2015)
  • Image enhancement and dynamic range compression using novel intensity-specific stochastic resonance-based parametric image enhancement model by Rajlaxmi Chouhan and P. K. Biswas IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2014), October 27-30, 2014, Paris, France pp. 4532-4536 (2014)
  • Noise-enhanced Contrast Stretching of Dark Images in SVD-DWT domain by Rajlaxmi Chouhan, R. K. Jha, and P. K. Biswas Annual IEEE India Conference (INDICON), Mumbai, India - (2013)
  • Image Denoising using Dynamic Stochastic Resonance in Wavelet domain by Rajlaxmi Chouhan, R. K. Jha, and P. K. Biswas IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (ISDA), Cochin, India pp. 58-63 (2012)
  • Internal Noise-Induced Contrast Enhancement of Dark Images by R. K. Jha, R. Chouhan, P. K. Biswas, and K. Aizawa IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2012), Orlando, USA pp. 973-976 (2012)
  • Robust watermark extraction using SVD-based dynamic stochastic resonance by Rajlaxmi Chouhan, R. K. Jha, A. Chaturvedi, T. Yamasaki, K. Aizawa IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Brussels, Belgium vol. 11, pp. 2801-2804 (2011)
  • Improved Watermark Extraction from Audio Signals by Scaling of Internal Noise in DCT Domain by R. K. Jha, B. Soni, Rajlaxmi Chouhan, Kiyoharu Aizawa Advances in Computer Science, Engineering and Applications vol. 166, pp. 235-243 (2012)
  • Improved watermark extraction using Dynamic Stochastic Resonance by Rajlaxmi Chouhan, R. K. Jha, M. Shrivastava, A. Chaturvedi IEEE Recent Advances in Intelligent Computational Systems, Cochin, India pp. 280-285 (2011)
  • Wavelet-based robust digital watermarking scheme for fingerprint authentication by Rajlaxmi Chouhan, A. Mishra, P. Khanna ISEM International Conference on Intelligent Computational Systems (ICICS), Bangkok, Thailand pp. 29-33 (2011)
  • Wavelet-based Contrast Enhancement of Dark Images using Dynamic Stochastic Resonance by Rajlaxmi Chouhan, R. K. Jha, P. K. Biswas Indian Conference on Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP) Article 73 (2012)
  • Noise-induced Contrast Enhancement of Dark Images using Non-dynamic Stochastic Resonance by R. K. Jha, Rajlaxmi Chouhan, P. K. Biswas National Conference on Communications (NCC) 1-5 (2012)
  • Vegetation Detection in Multispectral Remote Sensing Images - Protective Role-Analysis of Coastal Vegetation in 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami by Rajlaxmi Chouhan, N. Rao GeoInformation for Disaster Management, Antalya, Turkey - (2011)

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