I am a Ph.D. student at Machine Intelligence Lab, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India, advised by Prof. R. Balasubramanian. My research interest includes Multimodal Emotion Analysis using Image, Text and Speech data.
I studied B.E. (Computer Science) from Manipal University, Karnataka, India and M.E. (Computer Science) from Thapar University, Punjab, India. I have worked at Oracle IDC Hyderabad as Software Engineer, Samsung R&D as Visiting Researcher and Osaka Prefecture University as Visiting Researcher. My detailed resume can be found below. Personal info about me: puneetkumar.com
• *Pursuing, from Jul 2018
• CGPA: 9.00/10
• Thesis Area: Multi-modal Emotion Analysis.
• Supervisor: Prof. R. Balasubramanian
• Jul 2016 - Jun 2018
• CGPA: 9.38/10
• Thesis Topic: Meta-heuristic based Optimization of Deep Neural Networks
• Supervisor: Dr. Shalini Batra
• June 2010 - May 2014
• CGPA: 7.47/10
• Mentor: Prof. Harish SV
Visiting Researcher• Dec 2019
Worked at the Department of Computer Science and Intelligent Systems, OPU, Osaka, Japan, under Japan Science and Technology Sakura Science Plan.
Visiting Researcher• July 2018 - June 2019
Worked on ‘End to End Emotional Speech Synthesis’ project, sponsored by Samsung R&D, in the investigation of Prof. R. Balasubramanian, IIT Roorkee.
Software Engineer• May 2014 - May 2016
Worked with the Software Development team for the sustenance of a project management tool 'Oracle Primavera P6 Professional'.
Project Intern• Jan 2014 - May 2014
Worked with the Software Testing team for the quality assurance of 'Oracle Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Web'.
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Puneet Kumar, Sidharth Jain, Balasubramanian Raman, Partha Pratim Roy and and Masakazu Iwamura. "End-to-end Triplet Loss based Emotion Embedding System for Speech Emotion Recognition."The 25th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2020).
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Ankit Sharma, Puneet Kumar, Vikas M, Nagasai M, Kishore K, Sriram K, Balasubramanian Raman and Partha Pratim Roy. "Fast Griﬃn Lim based Waveform Generation Strategy for Text-to-Speech Synthesis." Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP) Journal.
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Sourav Sahoo, Puneet Kumar, Balasubramanian Raman and Partha Pratim Roy. "A Segment Level Approach to Speech Emotion Recognition using Transfer Learning." The 5th Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition (ACPR 2019).
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J. Jaiswal, A. Chaubey, B. Reddy, S. Kashyap, Puneet Kumar, Balasubramanian Raman and Partha Pratim Roy. "A Generative Adversarial Network based Ensemble Technique for Automatic Evaluation of Synthetic Speech." The 5th Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition (ACPR 2019).
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Puneet Kumar, Sahil Garg, Amritpal Singh, Shalini Batra, Neeraj Kumar and Ilsun You. "MVO-Based 2-D Path Planning Scheme for Providing Quality of Service in UAV Environment." IEEE Internet of Things (IoT) Journal 5, no. 3 (2018): 1698-1707.
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Puneet Kumar and Shalini Batra. "Meta-heuristic based Optimized Deep Neural Network for Streaming Data Prediction." International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication Control and Networking (ICACCCN 2018).