Dr. Masilamani V

Associate Professor and HOD

E-mail: masila@iiitdm.ac.in | Ph: +91-44-27476346 | Room No: 108-B

Sponsored Projects:


Indian Institute of Technology, Madras


Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering


Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur


M.Tech. in Computer Science & Data Processing



  1. Computer Science and Engineering

Research Interests

  1. Image Processing and Computer Vision

  2. Machine Learning

  3. Algorithms and Data Structures

  4. Theory of Computing

Work Experience


  1. 16 Years


  1. 10 years

Professional Membership


Professional Service

  1. Senate member for about 5 years

  2. Stream Coordinator of Computer Science and Engineering for about 5 years

  3. Faculty Coordinator for Students Council for five years

  4. SSG (equivalent to NSS) coordinator for three years

  5. Institute Ranking in-charge for three years

  6. Anti Ragging coordinator for five years

  7. Member of Computer Engineering curriculum designing committee

  8. Chief Warden (April 2018 - March 2019)

  9. Faculty co-ordinator for CS club ( Since Aug - 2018)


  1. Computer Vision

  2. Machine Learning

  3. Digital Image Processing

  4. Design and Analysis of Algorithms(Theory and Practice)

  5. Automata and Compiler Design

  6. Computational Engineering(Theory and Practice)

  7. Programming and Data Structures(Theory and Practice)

  8. Object Oriented Programming using C++(Theory and Practice)

  9. Discrete Structure for Computer Science

  10. Data Structure and Algorithm (Theory and Practice)

  11. Compiler Design

  12. Scripting Languages- Perl and Python

  13. Optimization Techniques

  14. Advance Data Structures and Algorithm

Journal Publications

  1. Masilamani V, Dharshnambika K.S, Krithivasan K, Binary 3D matrices under the microscope: A Tomographical Problem, Electr. Notes. Dicre. Math.Vol 20, pp. 573-586, 2005(Scopus Indexed)

  2. V. Masilamani and Kamala Krithivasan "Bi-level image reconstruction from its two orthogonal projections with periodicity and a sub image constraints", in International Journal of Imaging Science and Engineering, Vol. 2, no. 1, 2008, pp. 170-173

  3. Masilamani, V., C. Vanniarajan, and Kamala Krithivasan. "On the Reduction of Side Effects in Tomography." World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering, Vol. 1, no. 9 , pp. 2704-2709, 2007.

  4. V.Masilamani, Kamala Krithivasan, “Reconstruction of 3D-Bi-Level Image From Three Projections With Periodicity Constraints”, Journal of Combinatorics, Information & System Sciences, Vol 33, pp. 425-437, 2009.

  5. Kanjar De and Masilamani V., "Image Sharpness Measure for Blurred Images in Frequency Domain, “International Conference on Design and Manufacturing, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 64, pp:149-158, 2013. (Scopus Indexed)

  6. D.K. Sheena Christy, V. Masilamani, D.G. Thomas, “Iso-Array Slicing grammar System”, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer 2013, pp.157-167.

  7. Kanjar De and Masilamani V., "A New No-Reference Image Quality Measure for Blurred Images in Spatial Domain“, Journal of Image and Graphics, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 39-42, March 2013.

  8. Kanjar De and Masilamani V., "A Spatial Domain Object Seperability Based on No-reference Image Quality Measure using mean and variance", International Journal of Image and Graphics, Vol. 13, No. 02, pp. 5-19, April 2013

  9. D.K. Sheena Christy, V. Masilamani, D.G. Thomas, Atulya. K. Nagar, Robinson Thanburaj, “Shuffle on Array Languages Generated by Array Grammars”, Math. Appl. 3 (2014), pp.17-31.

  10. Ayesha Shaik and Vedhanayagam Masilamani, “A Robust Digital Image Watermarking based on Singular Value Decomposition and Tabu-Search”, IIOAB Journal, Vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 1-12, 2015. (Scopus Indexed)

  11. V. Masilamani, D.K. Sheena Christy, D.G. Thomas, A.K. Nagar and T. Robinson, “Accepting H Iso-Array System”, IWCIA 2015, LNCS 9448, pp. 217-231, 2015

  12. Ayesha Sk, and V. Masilamani, “ Robust Secure Zero Watermarking for Digital Videos in SlantletDomain”, International journal of control theory and applications, I J C T A, Vol. 9, no. 40, 2016, pp. 607-613(Scopus Indexed)

  13. De, Kanjar, and V. Masilamani. "No-reference image contrast measure using image statistics and random forest." Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 76, no. 18, pp. 18641-18656, 2017 (SCI Indexed)

  14. Kanjar De, Masilamani V, No-reference Image Quality Assessment for images degraded by Quantization Defects, International Journal of Advance Computational Engineering and Networking  Vo 5, Issue No.12, pp: 88-93, 2018

  15. Ayesha Sk , V. Masilamani, A novel digital watermarking scheme for data authentication and copyright protection in 5G networks , Computers and Electrical Engineering, Vol. 72, pp. 589-605, 2018(SCI Indexed)

  16. V.M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, Histogram shifting-based blind watermarking scheme for copyright protection in 5G, Computers and Electrical Engineering, Vol 71, pp. 614-630, 2018(SCI Indexed)

  17. Kanjar De, Masilamani V, No Reference Image Quality Measures for Images with Multiple Distortions Using Random Forests for Multi-Method Fusion, Image Analysis and Stereology, Vol 37, No. 2, pp. 105-117. 2018 (SCI Indexed)

  18. Kanjar De, Masilamani V, A no-reference image quality measure for blurred and compressed images using sparsity features, Cognitive Computation, Vol. 10, No. 6, pp. 980-990, 2018(SCI Indexed)

  19. V. M. Manikandan, Nelapati Lava Prasad , V. Masilamani, " Half Difference Expansion Based Reversible Data Hiding Scheme for Medical Image Forensics", Current Medical Imaging Reviews. (In Press)

  20. V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, "Reversible Data Hiding Scheme During Encryption Using Machine Learning", Procedia Computer Science, vol. 133, pp. 348-356, 2018(Scopus Indexed)

  21. Vijasri L., V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, " Principal Component Analysis Based Paralytic Attack Detection Using a New Distance Measure", Procedia Computer Science, vol. 133, pp. 306-314, 2018. (Scopus Indexed)

  22. Kanjar De, V. Masilamani, No-reference Image Sharpness Measure using Discrete Cosine Transform Statistics and Multivariate Adaptive Regression Splines for Robotic Applications, Procedia Computer Science, vol. 133, pp. 268-275, 2018. (Scopus Indexed)

  23. Ayesha Shaik, V. Masilamani , Zero-Watermarking in Transform Domain and Quad tree Decomposition for Under Water Images Captured by Robot, Procedia Computer Science vol. 133, pp. 385-392, 2018 (Scopus Indexed)

  24. V. M. Manikandan, V. Masilamani, "A Novel Reversible Data Hiding Scheme that Provides Image Encryption", Journal of Image and Graphics, vol. 6, issue 1, pp. 64-68, 2018(Scopus Indexed)

  25. D. K. Sheena Christy, V. Masilamani, D.G. Thomas, Atulya K. Nagar, and T. Robinson, Accepting H-Array Splicing Systems and their Properties, Romanian Journal of Information Science and Technology, Vol 21. no. 3, (2018), pp. 298-309(SCI Indexed)

Conference Publications

  1. Kanjar De and Masilamani V., "A Spatial Domain Object Seperability Based on No-reference Image Quality Measure using mean and varience", International Conference on Video and Media (ICVM 2013), Phuket, Thailand, May 2013

  2. V. Masilamani, Kamala Krithivasan and K.G Subramanian "Efficient algorithms for reconstruction of 2D-arrays from extended Parikh images", in the proceedings of 4th International Symposium on Visual Computing, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 2008

  3. V. Masilamani and Kamala Krithivasan "Reconstructing 3D-structure from microscopic projections using filters", in the proceedings of 2nd International Symposium on Bio-and Medical Informatics and Cybernetics (BMIC 2008), Orlando, USA, 2008

  4. V. Masilamani, Kamala Krithivasan, K.G Subramanian and A.Miin Huey "On the reconstruction of 2D-arrays from their Parikh images", in the proceedings of International Symposium on New Development and Applications (GFTA 2008), University Kebangsaan, Malaysia, 2008

  5. V. Masilamani and Kamala Krithivasan "A min-cost max-flow based algorithm for reconstructing binary image from two projections using similar images", in the proceedings of International Workshop on Combinatorial Image Analysis (IWCIA 2008), New York, 2008

  6. V. Masilamani and Kamala Krithivasan "Reconstruction of 3D-bilevel image from three projections with periodicity constraints", in the proceedings of The Fourteenth International conference on Computational, Mathematical and Statistical Methods, IIT Madras, 2007

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