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Name

T. ROBINSON

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Designation

Associate Professor and Head

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Educational Qualification

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Ph.D (Disability Science)

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Courses taught at MCC

For UG programme

Numerical Methods, Graph Theory, Automata Theory, Complex Analysis, Dynamics, Analytical Geometry, Environmental Studies

For PG programme

Computational Geometry, Graph Algorithms, Theory of Computations, Complex Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, Differential Geometry

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Administrative experience, if any

At Department level

• Chairman, Board of Examinations | since 20015

• President, Mathematics Association | 2001 – 05

At College level

• Coordinator, Internal Quality Assurance Cell | since 2016

• Dean, International Programmes | 2012 – 16

• Dean, Student Affairs | 2007 – 09

• Member, College Admission Committee  | 2007

• President, Student Service for the Blind | 2002 - 07

• Staff-advisor, College Union Society  | 1995 - 97

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Orientation and Refresher courses attended

Orientation course

Refresher course

Refresher course

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Papers presented in Conferences/Workshops etc.

 

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Publications and Books authored

1. S. Jebasingh, T. Robinson, Tiling Pattern using Pasting Schemes, In: Proc. of National Conference on Cryptography, Automata and Learning Theory, 2009, pp. 97–106, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi.

2. S.Jebasingh, Dr. T. Robinson, P System Generating Triangular Pictures, National Conference on Applied Mathematics, 28 & 29, January, 2010, B.S.Abdur Rahman University, Proceedings of NCAM, Allied Publishers Pvt Ltd

3. Feminna Sheeba, Robinson Thamburaj, Joy Michael, P. Maqlin, Joy John Mammen. Segmentation of Sputum Smear Images for Detection of Tuberculosis Bacilli,BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12 (Suppl 1):O14

4. P. Maqlin, Robinon Thamburaj, Marie Theresa Manipadam., Atulya K. Nagar. Boundary Extraction for Imperfectly Segmented Nuclei in Breast Histopathology Images – A Convex Edge Grouping Approach, In: Barneva, R., Brimkov, V., Šlapal, J. (Eds.), Combinatorial Image Analysis. Springer International Publishing, pp. 250-261.

5. P. Maqlin, R. Thamburaj, J. Mammen, and M. Manipadam, "Automated Nuclear Pleomorphism Scoring in Breast Cancer Histopathology Images Using Deep Neural Networks," in Mining Intelligence and Knowledge Exploration. vol. 9468, R. Prasath, A. K. Vuppala, and T. Kathirvalavakumar, Eds., ed: Springer International Publishing, 2015, pp. 269-276.

6. P. Maqlin, Robinson Thamburajhamburaj, Joy John Mammen, and Marie Theresa Manipadam., Color based segmentation of histopathological Images based on Cancer Screening, In: Proc. Of International Conference on Mathematics and Business Management (ICMEB 2012), 290-293 (March 2012).

7. P. Maqlin, Robinson Thamburaj, Joy John Mammen, Atulya K. Nagar. Automatic Detection of Tubules in Breast Histopathological Images. Proceedings of Seventh International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing: Theories and Applications (BIC-TA 2012). J. C. Bansal, P. Singh, K. Deep, M. Pant and A. Nagar, Springer India. 202: 311-321.

8. P. Maqlin, Robinson Thamburaj, Hannah C., and Blessina B.M., Automated Analysis of Breast Histopathology Images. In: Proc of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Techniques. 68-79.

9. Feminna Sheeba, Atulya K. Nagar, Robinson Thamburaj,  Joy John Mammen,  Segmentation of Peripheral Blood Smear Images Using Tissue-Like P Systems, International Journal of Natural Computing Research, 3(1), 16-27, January-March 2012.

10. Feminna Sheeba, Robinson Thamburaj, Joy Michael, P Maqlin, Joy Mammen,Segmentation of Sputum Smear Images for Detection of Tuberculosis Bacilli,BMC Infectious Diseases 2012, 12 (Suppl 1):O14

11. Joy J. Mammen, Maqlin P., Feminna Sheeba, T. Robinson, Making Malarial Diagnosis More Reliable: Using Image Analysis for Identification of Plasmodium Falciparum Gameotcytes, Journal of Pathology Informatics [serial online] 2011 [cited 2012 Feb 29]; vol.2:43e, pp. 19-20.

12. Joy J. Mammen, S. Dibose Raj, Feminna Sheeba, T. Robinson, Utilizing Steganographic Techniques to Embed Metadata in Gross Images in the Pathology Laboratory,  Journal of Pathology Informatics [serial online] 2011 [cited 2012 Feb 29], vol.2:43g, pp. 37-38.

13. Feminna Sheeba, Hannah Thomas, Joy John Mammen, ‘Segmentation and Watermarking of Peripheral Blood Smear Images’ in the Conference Proceedings of the 5th IEEE Conference Bio-Inspired Computing – Theory and Applications BICTA 2010, Liverpool Hope University, UK,  September 8-10, 2010,  p. 1373-1376

14. Feminna Sheeba, Robinson Thamburaj, Joy J. Mammen, Hannah M. Thomas, Atulya K. Nagar, White Blood Cell Segmentation and Reversible Watermarking, Conf. Proceedings of IASTED International Symposia on Imaging and Signal Processing in Healthcare and Technology (ISPHT) 2011, Washington DC, USA in May 16-18, 2011,

15. Sheeba F.,  Thamburaj, R., Nagar, A.K.,  Mammen, J.J., Segmentation of Peripheral Blood Smear Images Using Tissue-Like P Systems, Conf. proceedings of the 6th International Conference Bio-Inspired Computing – Theory and Applications (BICTA) 2011, Penang, Malaysia, pp.257-261.

16. Feminna Sheeba, Robinson Thamburaj,  Joy Mammen, Image Authentication using Reversible Watermarking, Conf. Proc. of the International Conference on Mathematics in Engineering and Business Management (ICMEB) 2012 conducted by Stella Maris College and Loyola Institute of Business Management, Chennai, Mar 9-10, 2012, vol 2: pp. 408-410.

17. Feminna Sheeba, Robinson Thamburaj,  Joy John Mammen, Atulya K. Nagar, Detection of Plasmodium Falciparum in Peripheral Blood Smear Images, Conf. Proc. of the International Conference Bio-Inspired Computing – Theory and Applications (BICTA) 2012, ABV-IITM, Gwalior, India, Dec. 14 - 16,2012

18. Feminna Sheeba, Robinson Thamburaj, S. Kulasekaran, Timothy Crocker, Automated Analysis of Peripheral Blood Smear Images, Conf. Proc. of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Techniques (ICPRAT 2013), Meenakshi College, Chennai, Mar 1-2, 2013, pp. 142-147

19. Feminna Sheeba, Robinson Thamburaj, Joy John Mammen, Atulya K. Nagar, Splitting of Overlapping Cells in Peripheral Blood Smear Images by Concavity Analysis, Conf. Proc. Of the 16th International Workshop, IWCIA 2014, Brno, Czech Republic, May 28-30, 2014, pp 238-249, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume: 8466

20. Feminna Sheeba, Robinson Thamburaj, Joy John Mammen, Mohankumar, Vansant Rangslang, Convex Hull Based Detection of Overlapping Red Blood Cells in Peripheral Blood Smear Images, IFMBE Proceedings, 7th WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering 2015, vol. 52, pp. 51-53.

21. Feminna Sheeba,  Robinson Thamburaj, Joy John Mammen, R. Nithish, S. Karthick, Detection of Overlapping Tuberculosis Bacilli in Sputum Smear Image,  IFMBE Proceedings, 7th WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering 2015, vol. 52, pp. 54-56.

22. S. Kulasekaran, Feminna Sheeba, Joy John Mammen, B. Saivigneshu, S. Mohankumar,Morphology Based Detection of Abnormal Red Blood Cells in PeripheralBlood Smear Images, IFMBE Proceedings, 7th WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering 2015, vol. 52, pp. 57-60.

23. S. Kulasekaran, Feminna Sheeba, B. Saivigneshu, C. Dayalan, P. Cyril Rex,Medical Image Encryption using Block-based Scrambling andDiscrete Wavelet Transform, IFMBE Proceedings, 7th WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering 2015, vol. 52, pp. 61-63.

24. Feminna Sheeba, Robinson Thamburaj, Joy John Mammen and Atulya K. Nagar. Segmentation of Overlapping Gametocytes of P.falciparum using the Active Contour Model, RPS Proceedings, 17th International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis (IWCIA) 2015, Nov 24-27, ISI, Kolkatta

25. Tile Pasting P System with Multiple-Edge Pasting, T. Robinson, Atulya K. Nagar, and S. Jebasingh: SEAL 2010, LNCS 6457, pp. 329–338, 2010.© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg (2010)

26. Tactile Graphic Tool for Portable Digital Pad, T. Robinson and Atulya K. Nagar: ICCHP 2010, Part II, LNCS 6180, pp. 403–406, 2010.© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg (2010)

27. Tile Pasting Systems for Tessellation and Tiling Patterns, T. Robinson, S. Jebasingh, Atulya K. Nagar, and K.G. Subramanian: CompIMAGE 2010, LNCS 6026, pp. 72–84, 2010.© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg (2010)

28. Learning of Church-Rosser Tree Rewriting Systems, .M. Jayasrirani, D. G. Thomas, Atulya K. Nagar, T. Robinson: ICGI 2010, LNAI 6339, pp. 284–287, 2010 © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg (2010)

29. A Variant of Tile Pasting P System for Tiling Patterns, S. Jebasingh, T. Robinson and Atulya K. Nagar: BIC-TA 2010 Proc. Vol II, pp, 1543 - 1549, 2010 © IEEE Press (2010)

30. Trajectory Array P System, A.S.Prasanna Venkatesan, D.G. Thomas, T. Robinson and Atulya K. Nagar: BIC-TA 2010 Proc. Vol II, pp, 1568 - 1576, 2010 © IEEE Press (2010)

31. A Drawing Device of Tactile Pictures for the Visually Challenged – T. Robinson, Bulletin of Disability Sciences, Japan, Vol.31, pp. 35 - 42 (2007).

32. Progressive Step as a Method of Teaching Geometry to Students with Visual Impairment – T. Robinson, Japan Journal of Special Education, Vol. 44 No.6, pp. 543 - 550 (2007).

33. “Iso-array acceptors and Learning” – T. Kalyani, V. R. Dare, D. G. Thomas, T. Robinson, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 4201, pp. 327 – 339 Springer , (2006).

34. “Triangular Pasting System” – T. Kalyani, K. Sasikala, V. R. Dare, P. J. Abisha, T.Robinson, In Formal Models, Languages and Applications, Series in Machine Perception and Artificial Intelligence (Eds. K. G. Subramanian et al)– Vol. 66, pp. 195 – 211, World Scientific (2006).

35. “Digitalization of Kolam Patterns and Tactile Kolam Tools” – Nagata Shojiro, T. Robinson, In Formal Models, Languages and Applications, Series in Machine Perception and Artificial Intelligence (Eds. K. G. Subramanian et al)– Vol. 66, pp. 353 – 362, World Scientific (2006).

36. Extended Pasting Scheme for Kolam Pattern Generation – T. Robinson, In ‘FORMA’ – Commemorative Issue of the Conference ISKAF06: The Beauty, Dynamics and Design of String Patterns in Folk Arts (Ed. S. Nagata) Vol22 No.1 pp.55 – 64 (2007)

37. P Systems for Array Generation and Application to Koalm Patterns – K. G. Subramanian, K. Saravanan, T. Robinson in ‘FORMA’ – Commemorative Issue of the Conference ISKAF06: The Beauty, Dynamics and Design of String Patterns in Folk Arts (Ed. S. Nagata) Vol22 No.1 pp.47 – 54 (2007)

38. “Circular language and learning algorithms” –In Proceedings of the Second India International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IICAI – 2005) (Ed. Bhanu Prasad), pp. 2668 – 2678 (2005).

39. “Challenges in Math education for the visually challenged” – T. Robinson, In Proceedings of the State level conference on Challenges in Research and Teaching of Mathematics, (2002).

40. “Education for the Visually Impaired in India – Challenges ahead” – T. Natsume, T. Robinson, Tsukuba College of Technology Techno Report, No.8 pp. 161 – 167 (2001).

41. “A Parallel Pattern Generating System" – T. Robinson, V.R. Dare and K.G. Subramanian, In Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on 'Parallel Image Processing and Analysis' pp. 23-32 (1999).

42. “Cell-work OL Systems with Fins" –T. Robinson, K.G. Subramanian, R. Siromoney and V.R. Dare International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence,Vol.13 No.4 pp. 539 – 553 (1999).

43. “Bifix preserving Circular 0L Languages" – T. Robinson, V.R. Dare and K.G. Subramanian, In Proceedings of the ‘Workshop on Image Processing and Analysis’ (1996).

44. “Filamentous Circular Languages and its Learning”, In Proceedings of the 'National Seminar on Mathematical modeling and Computer simulation of Real life situation' pp 115 – 122 (1996). [co–authors: R. Siromoney, K.G. Subramanian and V.R. Dare].

45. “Map L System with Multiple Markers" - R. Siromoney, K.G. Subramanian, T. Robinson, In 'Lindenmayer Systems', Springer – Verlag pp. 319 – 329 (1992).

46. “Kambi Kolam and Cycle Grammars” - Rani Siromoney, T. Robinson, In 'A Perspective in Theoretical Computer Science’, World Scientific, Vol. 17 pp. 267 – 300 (1989).

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Role as Resource person in Conferences/Workshops etc.

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Recognition as Research Supervisor for M.Phil and PhD

Guideship No.

Ph.D/Guide/Recogn/2008/6997/29.12.2008

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Other distinctions

Awards and Honours received

a.   Honourary Visiting Fellow | 2012 onwards, Conferred by Liverpool Hope University, United Kingdom

b.   Tamil Nadu Innovation Award | 2009, Conferred by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Chennai

c.    National Award, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment | 2005, Conferred by the President of India

d.   Friend of Blind | 2004, Conferred by the Welfare Foundation of the Blind, Chennai

·      Research Fellowships received

a.      Leverhulme Research Fellow | 2009 – 2010, The Leverhulme Trust, United Kingdom,

b.      Senior Research Fellow | 2011, Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS)

c.       Ronpaku Research Fellow | 2002 – 2007, Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS),

d.      Bishop William Visiting Researcher | 1999 – 2001, Episcopal Church of Japan

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