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Rituparna Sarkar

VIVA Affiliation

Research Assistant
2012- Present


Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Virgnia, (2012-present).
M.S. Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University, (2010-2012).
B.E. Electrical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, (2004-2008).

Biographical Sketch

Rituparna is currently a graduate research assistant with the VIVA group. Rituparna completed her bachelors in Electrical Engineering in 2008 from Jadavpur University, India and her MS in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University in 2012. She completed her Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University,Kolkata,India in 2008.

Research Interests

Rituparna's research interest lies in the field of Image Analysis and Pattern Recognition. During her MS, Rituparna was working with Namrata Vaswani on Particle filtered based compressed sensing for face tracking under changing illumination conditions. Her current interests are in Image segmentation and content based image retrieval and is working on the VMR project.


  • R. Sarkar, S. Das and N. Vaswani, Tracking Sparse Signal Sequences from Nonlinear/Non-Gaussian Measurements and Applications in Illumination-Motion Tracking, IEEE Intl. Conf. Acous. Speech. Sig. Proc. (ICASSP), 2013
  • R. Sarkar, S. Mukherjee and S. Acton, "Shape descriptors Based on Compressed Sensing with Application to NEuron Matching," Asilomar , 2013.
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