Distinguished Lecture Series 2016/17 – Prof. Anil K. JainProf. Anil K. Jain from Michigan State University, USA visited the Department and delivered a Distinguished Lecture on “Face Clustering at Scale” on 19 June 2017. In the lecture, Prof. Anil K. Jain presented an approximate Rank-Order clustering algorithm that performs better than popular clustering algorithms (k-Means and Spectral). The lecture was full of constructive interaction and well received.
Anil Jain is a University distinguished professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan State University. His research interests include pattern recognition and biometric authentication. ISI has designated him as a highly cited author. He is a Fellow of the ACM and IEEE and is a recipient of Guggenheim, Humboldt and Fulbright awards. Anil served as the editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, a member of the United States Defense Science Board and a member of the Forensic Science Standards Board. He is a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering and Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.