Prof. Dr. Ujjwal Maulik, FIETE, FIE, FWAST, FIEEE


Prof. Dr. Ujjwal Maulik, FIETE, FIE, FWAST, FIEEE

Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, Germany,  Senior Associate, ICTP, Italy, BOYSCAST Fellow, India  Jadavpur University  Department of Computer Science and Engineering  Kolkata, WB,700032

Topics: Data Science and Artificial Intelligence: Recent Issues and Challenges


In this lecture we will discuss the current trends and challenges in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (AI). The first part of the lecture will cover the basic issues and challenges in data science.  We will start from simple to complex data and finally discuss about big data analysis. The use new architecture like Spark to handle large volume of data will be discussed.

In the second part of the lecture we will focus more on different machine learning algorithms which is important component of Artificial Intelligence. Supervised and unsupervised pattern classification are important Machine Learning techniques which have wide range of applications. While supervised classification techniques use training samples to find the class information of test samples, unsupervised classification partitioning a given data set into homogeneous groups based on some similarity/dissimilarity metric. We will see how supervised and unsupervised machine leaning algorithms like KNN, Decision Tree, Bayes classifier, K Mean, FCM etc. are useful for images as well as biological data analysis. Finally we will discuss the use of advance machine learning technique Deep Learning.


Dr. Ujjwal Maulik is a Professor in the Dept. of Comp. Sc. and Engg., Jadavpur University since 2004. He was also the former Head of the same Department. He held the position of the Principal in charge and the Head of the Dept. of Comp. Sc. and Engg., Kalayni Govt. Engg. College. Dr. Maulik has worked in many universities and research laboratories around the world as visiting Professor/ Scientist including Los Alamos National Lab., USA in 1997, Univ. of New South Wales, Australia in 1999, Univ. of Texas at Arlington, USA in 2001, Univ. of Maryland at Baltimore County, USA in 2004, Fraunhofer Institute for Autonome Intelligent Systems, St. Augustin, Germany in 2005, Tsinghua Univ., China in 2007, Sapienza Univ., Rome, Italy in 2008, Univ. of Heidelberg, Germany in 2009, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Germany in 2010, 2011 and 2012, Grenoble INP, France in 2010, 2013 and 2016, University of Warsaw in 2013 and 2019, University of Padova, Italy in 2014 and 2016, Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary in 2015 and 2016, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2015 and 2017, International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy in 2014, 2017 and 2018. He is the recipient of Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship during 2010, 2011 and 2012 and Senior Associate of ICTP, Italy during 2012-2018. He is the Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineers (INAE), India, International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR), USA and The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA. He is also a ACM Distinguish Speaker. His research interest include Machine Learning, Pattern Analysis, Data Science, Bioinformatics, Multi-objective Optimization, Social Networking, IoT and Autonomous Car. In these areas he has published ten books, more than three hundred fifty papers, filed several patents and already guided twenty doctoral students. His other interest include outdoor Sports and Classical Music.