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Venu Govindaraju, PhD

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SUNY Distinguished Professor

 

Specialty/Research Focus

Machine learning, pattern recognition, biometrics, document recognition.

Selected Publications

Biometrics

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S. Tulyakov*, C. Wu*, and V.Govindaraju, “On the Difference between Optimal Combination Functions for Verification and Identification Systems”, International Journal Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, 2009 (Accepted).  
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R. Rodrigues*, L.L. Ling, and V. Govindaraju, "Robustness of Multimodal Biometric Fusion Methods Against Spoof Attacks", Journal of Visual Languages and Computing, 20(3):169-179, Elsevier Press, 2009.

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S. Tulyakov* and V. Govindaraju, "Use of Identification Trial Statistics for Combination of Biometric Matchers", IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 3(4,):719-733, IEEE Signal Processing Society Press, 2008.

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S. Tulyakov*, F. Farooq *, P. Mansukhani*, and V. Govindaraju, "Symmetric Hash Functions for Secure Fingerprint Biometric Systems", Pattern Recognition Letters, Elsevier Press, 28 (2007) 2427–2436, 2007.

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S. Chikkerur*, A. Cartwright, and V. Govindaraju, "Fingerprint Enhancement Using STFT Analysis", Pattern Recognition, Elsevier Press, 40:198–211, 2007.

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T. Jea*and V. Govindaraju, "A Minutia Based Partial Fingerprint Recognition System", Pattern Recognition, Elsevier Press, 38:1672-1684, 2005.

Document Recognition and Retrieval

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A. Rusu*, A. Thomas*, and V. Govindaraju, “Generation and use of handwritten CAPTCHAs”, International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition, Vol. 13, 2010, pp. 49-64.

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S. Kompalli*, S. Setlur, and V. Govindaraju, “Devanagari OCR Using a Recognition Driven Segmentation Framework and Stochastic Language Models”, International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition, 11:203-218, Springer, 2009.

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A. Thomas*, A. Rusu*, and V. Govindaraju, “Generation and Performance Evaluation of Synthetic Handwritten CAPTCHAs”, The Journal of Pattern Recognition, Special Issue on Handwriting Recognition, 42(2009):3365-3373, Elsevier Press, 2009.

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F. Farooq*, D. Jose*, and V. Govindaraju, “Phrase Based Direct Model for Improving Handwriting Recognition Accuracies”, The Journal of Pattern Recognition, Special Issue on Handwriting Recognition, Elsevier Press, 2009.

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R. Milewski*, A. Bharadwaj*, and and V. Govindaraju, "Automatic Recognition of Handwritten Medical Forms for Search Engines", International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition, 11: 203-218, Springer, 2009.

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H. Cao*, A. Bharadwaj, and V. Govindaraju, "A Probabilistic Method for Keyword Retrieval in Handwritten Document Images", Pattern Recognition, Special Issue on Handwriting Recognition, Elsevier Press, 2009.

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H. Cao* and V. Govindaraju, "Preprocessing of Low Quality Handwritten Carbon Forms Using Markov Random Fields", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 31(7):1184-1194, IEEE Computer Society Press, 2008.

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S. Madhvanath* and V. Govindaraju, "The Role of Holistic Paradigms in Handwritten Word Recognition", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Computer Society Press, 23(2):149-164, 2001.

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G. Kim* and V. Govindaraju, "A Lexicon Driven Approach to Handwritten Word Recognition for Real-time Applications", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Computer Society Press, 19(4):366-379, 1997.