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Dr. Sukomal Pal
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
spal.cse@iitbhu.ac.in
+91-542-230-7056
+919471191533
Area of Interest: 
Information Retrieval, Recommender Systems, Text Mining, Data Science

Official Address: Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Sc. &  Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi-221005, UP
Phone (O): +91-947-119-1533
E-Mail: spal.cse@iitbhu.ac.in, sukomalpal@gmail.com
Educational Qualifications:
Ph.D., Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.
M.Tech., Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.
B.E., IIEST Shibpur, [Erstwhile Bengal Engineering College (D.U.)].

Link: https://cse-iitbhu.github.io/irlab/spal.html
 

Presently I teach Compilers, Information Retrieval.
However, I have taught Operating Systems, Advanced OS, Database Management Systems, Computer System Organization, Computer Programming, Probability and Statistics. 
  
More Details available at: https://cse-iitbhu.github.io/irlab/spal.html

Books:

• Sukomal Pal : “Sub-document level Information Retrieval: Retrieval and Evaluation”, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2016-09-13), ISBN 978-3-659-94969-2.

Invited Book Chapters:

• Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra: “XML Retrieval: A Survey”, Internet Policies and Issues. Volume 8, pp. 229 - 272, B.G. Kutais (Ed.), Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2011.

International Journals:

• Dinesh Kumar Prabhakar, Sukomal Pal : “A Survey on Transliterated Text Processing”, Sadhana - Academy Proceedings in Engineering Science, (Online version available).

• Ambedkar Kanapala, Sukomal Pal, Rajendra Pamula: “Summarization and Information Access in Legal Domain: A Survey”, Artificial Intelligence Review, DOI 10.1007/s10462-017-9566-2, 2017 (online version published June 2017).

• Manajit Chakraborty, Sukomal Pal, Rahul Pramanik, Ravindranath Chowdhary: “ Recent Developments in Social Spam Detection and Combating Techniques: A Survey”, Information Processing & Management, 52(6), pp. 1053 - 1073, 2016. cited by 26 (Google Scholar). (Best Paper Award 2016 - Honorable Mention).

• Sukomal Pal : “Sub-document level information retrieval: retrieval and evaluation”, dissertation abstract, ACM SIGIR Forum, Volume 47, Issue 1, pp. 65 - 66, 2013.

• Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra, Jaap Kamps: “Evaluation effort, reliability and reusability in XML retrieval”, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62(2), pp. 375 - 394, 2011. Cited by 16 (Google Scholar). (Best JASIST Paper Award 2011).

• Prasenjit Majumder, Mandar Mitra, Dipasree Pal, Ayan Bandyopadhyay, Samaresh Maiti, Sukomal Pal, Deboshree Modak, Sucharita Sanyal : “The FIRE 2008 Evaluation Exercise”, ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing, Volume 9, Issue 3, Article 10, September 2010. Cited by 17 (Google Scholar).

Sukomal Pal, Aditya Bagchi : “Association against Dissociation: Some Pragmatic Considerations for Frequent Itemset Generation under Fixed and Variable Thresholds”, ACM SIGKDD Explorations, Volume7, Issue 2, pp. 151-159, December 2005. Cited by 9 (Google Scholar).

International Workshop/Conference Proceedings:

  •  Jitendra Kumar, Sudha Shanker Prasad and Sukomal Pal : “ISM @ NTCIR-12 Temporalia Task: Experiments with MaxEnt, Naive Bayes and Decision Tree classifiers”, Temporalia, NTCIR-12, Japan, 2016.

  • Sudha Shanker Prasad, Jitendra Kumar, Dinesh Kumar Prabhakar and Sukomal Pal : “Sentiment Classi-fication: An Approach for Indian Language Tweets Using Decision Tree”, Mining Intelligence and Knowledge Exploration - Third International Conference, MIKE, Hyderabad, India, pp. 656-663, December 9-11, 2015.

  • Dinesh Kumar Prabhakar, Shantanu Dubey, Bharti Goel and Sukomal Pal : “ISM@FIRE-2014: NamedEntity Recognition for Indian Languages”, FIRE 2014 Post-Proceedings, Bangalore, 5 - 7 December, AC MDigital Library.

  • Sukomal Pal, Praveen Yadav, Rishabh Kumar, Surender Singh, Ashok Kumar, Harsh Singh, Abhishek Ranjan and L Gautam: “Popular Acronym Retrieval through Text Messaging”, FIRE 2014 Post-Proceedings, Bangalore, ACM Digital Library.

  • Rahul Pramanik, Sukomal Pal, Manajit Chakraborty: “What the user does not want?: Query reformulation through term inclusion-exclusion”, Proceedings of the Second ACM IKDD Conference on Data Sciences (CoDS ’15), pp. 116 - 117, Bangalore, Mar 18 - 21, 2015, ACM.

     Ambedkar Kanapala, Sukomal Pal : “Test Collection for Legal IR from Social Media”, FIRE 2014, Bangalore, 5 - 7 December, 2014, ACM.

  • Dinesh Kumar Prabhakar and Sukomal Pal : “ISM@FIRE-2013 Shared Task on Transliterated Search”, Proceedings of the 5th 2013 Forum on Information Retrieval Evaluation, FIRE ’13, New Delhi, India, 17:1–17:6, ACM.

  •  Ritesh Kumar, Sukomal Pal :“Social Book Search Track: ISM@INEX’14 Suggestion Task”, CLEF (OnlineWorking Notes / Labs / Workshop), Rome, Italy, 2012, 15 - 18 September 2014, Sheffield, UK.

  • Ayan Bandyopadhyay, Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra, Prasenjit Majumder, Kripabandhu Ghosh: “Passage Retrieval for Tweet Contextualization at INEX 2012”, CLEF (Online Working Notes / Labs / Workshop), Rome, Italy, 2012, Cited by 1 (Google Scholar).

  • Raktim Banerjee, Sukomal Pal : “ISM@FIRE-2011 Bengali Monolingual Task: A frequency-based stemmer”, Prasenjit Majumder, Mandar Mitra, Pushpak Bhattacharyya, L. Venkata Subramaniam, Danish Contractor, Paolo Rosso editors.Multilingual Information Access in South Asian Languages - Third International Workshop, FIRE 2011, Bombay, India, Revised Selected Papers, pp. 51 - 58, Volume 7536, Springer LNCS, 2012.Cited by 1 (Google Scholar)

  • Sukomal Pal, Preeti Tamrakar : “Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad at INEX 2011 Snippet Retrieval Task”, Shlomo Geva, Jaap Kamps, and Ralf Schenkel, editors. Focused Retrieval of Content and Structure : 10th International Workshop of the Initiative for the Evaluation of XML Retrieval, INEX 2011. Saarbruecken, Germany, December 12-14, 2012. Revised and Selected Papers. Volume 7424 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2012.

 

  • Sauparna Palchowdhury, Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra: “Using Negative Information in Search”, Second International Conference on Emerging Applications of Information Technology, Feb 18-20, 2011, Kolkata, India. Cited by 2 (Google Scholar).

 

  •  Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra, Samaresh Maiti : “Estimating Pool-depth on Per Query Basis”, Proc. of EVIA 2010: 3rd International Workshop on Evaluating Information Access, a Satellite Workshop of NTCIR-8, pp. 2-6, June 15-18, 2010, Tokyo, Japan, Cited by 1 (Google Scholar).
  • Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra, Debasis Ganguly: “Parameter Tuning in Pivoted Normalization for XML retrieval: ISI@INEX09 Adhoc Focused Task”, Focused Retrieval and Evaluation, 8th International Workshop of the Initiative for the Evaluation of XML Retrieval (INEX 2009), Geva, S., Kamps, J., Trotman, A. (Eds.) Springer LNCS, 2010. Cited by 3 (Google Scholar).

  • Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra, Debasis Ganguly, Samaresh Maiti, Ayan Bandyopadhyay, Aparajita Sen, Sukanya Mitra: “Indian Statistical Institute at INEX 2008 Adhoc Track”, Advances in Focused Retrieval, 7th International Workshop of the Initiative for the Evaluation of XML Retrieval (INEX 2008), Geva, S.,Kamps, J., Trotman, A. (Eds.), Springer LNCS 5631, pp. 79-86, 2009.

  • Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra, Arnab Chakraborty: “Stability of INEX 2007 Evaluation Measures”, Proc. of the Second International Workshop on EValuating Information Access (EVIA 2008), pp. 23-29, NTCIR 7, Japan. Cited by 3 (Google Scholar).

  • Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra: “Indian Statistical Institute at INEX 2007 Adhoc track: VSM Approach”, Focused Access to XML Documents, 6th International Workshop of the Initiative for the Evaluation of XML Retrieval (INEX 2007), Fuhr, N., Kamps, J., Lalmas, M., Trotman, A. (Eds.), Springer LNCS 4862, pp. 122-128, 2008. Cited by 3 (Google Scholar).

  • Prasenjit Majumder, Mandar Mitra, Dipasree Pal, Ayan Bandyopadhyay, Samaresh Maiti, Sukanya Mitra, Aparajita Sen, Sukomal Pal : “ Text Collections for FIRE”, SIGIR ’08: Proceedings of the 31st annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, pp. 699-700, ACM SIGIR 2008, Singapore. Cited by 8 (Google Scholar).

     

  • Others:

  •  Ambedkar Kanapala, Sukomal Pal : “ISM@ FIRE-2013 Information Access in The Legal Domain”, FIRE-2013 Workshop Pre-Proceedings, New Delhi, 2013.

  •  Dinesh K Prabhakar, Sukomal Pal : “ISM@ FIRE2013 shared task on Transliterated Search”, FIRE-2013 Workshop Pre-Proceedings, New Delhi, 2013.

  • Avinash Yadav, Robins Yadav, Sukomal Pal : “ISM FIRE-2012 Adhoc Retrieval Task and Morpheme Extraction Task”, FIRE-2012 Workshop Pre-Proceedings, Kolkata, 2012.

  • Sukomal Pal, Preeti Tamrakar : “Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad at INEX 2011 Snippet Retrieval Task”, INEX 2011 Workshop Pre-Proceedings), Geva, S., Kamps, J., Schenkel, R. (Eds.), IR Publications, Amsterdam. ISBN 978-90-814485-8-1, INEX working Notes Series, Vol. 2011, pp. 245-250, 2011.

  • Raktim Banerjee, Sukomal Pal : “ISM FIRE-2011: Monolingual Task”, FIRE 2011 Working Notes, pp.18 - 21, IIT Bombay, 2011.

  • Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra, Debasis Ganguly: “Indian Statistical Institute at INEX 2009 Adhoc Focused Task”, INEX 2009 Workshop Pre-Proceedings), Geva, S., Kamps, J., Trotman, A. (Eds.), IR Publications, Amsterdam. ISBN 978-90-814485-2-9, pp. 94-98, 2009.

  • Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra: “XML Retrieval: A Survey”, Technical Report, TR/ISI/CVPR/IR07-01, (available at http://www.isical.ac.in/∼sukomal r), 2007. Cited by 7 (GoogleScholar).

 

  • Sukomal Pal, Mandar Mitra, Prasenjit Majumder : “Indian Statistical Institute at INEX 2006 Adhoc track: A Preliminary VSM Approach”, INEX 2006 Workshop Pre-Proceedings, pp. 118-120, Dagstuhl, Germany.