KUPPUSAMY K S Associate Professor

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  • Department of Computer Science
  • School of Engineering & Technology
  • kskuppu@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D Multimodal Webpage Modeling for Content Scoring Based on Segmentation and Incremental Profile Amalgamation Pondicherry University 2013
2 M.Sc Computer Science and Information Technology Madurai Kamaraj University 2005
3 B.Sc Computer Science Madurai Kamaraj University 2000

Area of Specializaion

Accessibility Computing

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2018 NA
2 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2016 NA
3 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2015 NA
4 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2013 NA
5 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2011 NA
6 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2010 NA

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Assistant Professor Department of Computer Science Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Assistant Professor Department of Computer Science Pondicherry University Human Computer Interaction, Accessibility Computing

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work
1 Software Engineer Mercantila Software Services Building e-commerce engineering infrastructure

Contribution towards Innovation

S.No Name of the Work/Contribution Specialization Remarks
1 ViLoSen : Visually Impaired Location Sensor Information Technology to enable Persons with Disabilities Its a prototype mobile app built to assist visually impaired for better navigation

Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Evaluating web accessibility of educational institutions websites using a variable magnitude approach K S Kuppusamy, V Balaji Universal Access in the Information Society (Springer) Online First 2021 3.07
2 A Metric to Assess the Readability of Video Closed Captions for the Persons With Low Literacy Skills Muralidhar Pantula & Kuppusamy K S The Computer Journal (Oxford University Press) Vol: 63, Issue: 7, pp: 1063-1075 2020 1.49
3 PassContext and PassActions: transforming authentication into multi-dimensional contextual and interaction sequences Kuppusamy K S Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing 11, 1467–1494 2020 7.10
4 Advertisements or adverse-tisements?’—An accessibility barrier for persons with visual impairments AB Shaqoor & Kuppusamy K S The Computer Journal (Oxford University Press) , Volume 62, Issue 6, Pages 855–868, 2019 1.49
5 AuDIVA: A tool for embedding Audio Descriptions to enhance Video Accessibility for Persons with Visual Impairments Muralidhar Pantula & Kuppusamy K S Multimedia Tools and Applications (Springer) Vol : 78, Issue : 14, pp: 20005-20018 2019 2.75
6 Accessibility analysis of higher education institution websites of Portugal Abid Ismail & Kuppusamy K S & Sara Paiva Universal Access in the Information Society (Springer) Online First 2019 3.07
7 SmiDCA: An Anti-Smishing Model with Machine Learning Approach Gunikhan Sonowal and Kuppusamy, K.S., The Computer Journal (Oxford University Press) Vol. 61, Issue. 8, 1143-1157 2018 1.49
8 MMSPhiD: A Phoneme based Phishing Verification Model for Persons with Visual Impairments Gunikhan Sonowal and Kuppusamy, K.S., Emerald Information and Computer Security Accepted for Publication 2018 3.3 (Cite Score)
9 Machine Learning based Heterogeneous Web Advertisements Detection Using a Diverse Feature Set Ab Shaqoor and Kuppusamy, K.S., Elsevier Future Generation Computer Systems Online First 2018 7.18
10 FAMOUS: Forensic Analysis of MObile devices Using Scoring of application permissions Ajit Kumar, Kuppusamy K.S, Aghila G., Elsevier Future Generation Computer Systems Online First 2018 7.18
11 Perusal of readability with focus on web content understandability Pawan Kumar Ojha, Abid Ismail, Kuppusamy K.S., Elsevier Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences Online First 2018 13.47
12 Accessibility of Indian universities’ homepages: An exploratory study Abid Ismail and Kuppusamy K.S Elsevier Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences Vol.30, No.2, 268 - 278 2018 13.47
13 HuMan: An Accessible, Polymorphic and Personalized CAPTCHA Interface with Pre-emption Feature Tailored for Persons with Visual Impairments Kuppusamy, K.S., and G.Aghila Springer Universal Access in the Information Society Online First 2017 3.07
14 Accessible Images (AIMS) : A Model to Build Self Describing Images for Assisting Screen Reader Users Ab Shaqoor and Kuppusamy, K.S., Springer Universal Access in the Information Society Online First 2017 3.07
15 A learning model to detect maliciousness of portable executable using integrated feature set Ajit Kumar and Kuppusamy, K.S., Elsevier Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences Online First 2017 13.47
16 Connect the Dots : Accessibility, Readability and Site Ranking - An Investigation with Reference to Top Ranked Websites of Government of India Abid Ismail,Kuppusamy K.S, Ajit Kumar, Pawan Kumar Ojha Elsevier Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences Online First 2017 13.47
17 Multi-tool accessibility assessment of government department websites:a case-study with JKGAD Abid Ismail, Kuppusamy K.S, Ab Shaqoor Taylor and Francis Disability and Rehabilitation Assistive Technology Online First 2017 2.50
18 PhiDMA – A phishing detection model with multi-filter approach Gunikhan Sonowal and Kuppusamy, K.S., Elsevier Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences Online First 2017 13.47
19 CaSePer: An Efficient Model for Personalized Web Page Change Detection Based on Segmentation Kuppusamy, K. S., and G. Aghila. Elsevier Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences Vol. 26, No. 1, 19-27. 2014 13.47
20 SCOPAS — Semantic Computation of Page Score Kuppusamy, K. S., and G. Aghila. World Scientific - International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making Vol. 12, No. 6, 1309–1331 2013 2.22

Papers Published in Non UGC Approved Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Readability Assessment-cum-Evaluation of Government Department Websites of Rajasthan Pawan Kumar Ojha, Abid Ismail, Kuppusamy K.S., Springer Proceedings of First International Conference on Smart System, Innovations and Computing 235-244 2018
2 A Model to Measure Readability of Captions with Temporal Dimension Muralidhar Pantula and Kuppusamy K.S Springer Proceedings of First International Conference on Smart System, Innovations and Computing 225-234 2018
3 VIBI: A Braille Inspired Password Entry Model to Assist Person with Visual Impairments V Balaji and Kuppusamy K.S Springer Smart Secure Systems -- IoT and Analytics Perspective 320-327 2018
4 Usability evaluation of active anti-phishing browser extensions for persons with visual impairments Gunikhan Sonowal and Kuppusamy, K.S., IEEE Advanced Computing and Communication Systems (ICACCS) 1-6 2017
5 Accessibility analysis of North Eastern India Region websites for persons with disabilities Abid Ismail, Kuppusamy K.S, Ab Shaqoor IEEE Conference on Accessibility to Digital World (ICADW) 145-148 2016
6 MASPHID: A Model to Assist Screen Reader Users for Detecting Phishing Sites Using Aural and Visual Similarity Measures Gunikhan Sonowal and Kuppusamy, K.S., ACM Proceedings of the International Conference on Informatics and Analytics 87-92 2016
7 Accessibility analysis of e-governance oriented mobile applications V Balaji and Kuppusamy K.S IEEE Conference on Accessibility to Digital World (ICADW) 141-144 2016
8 Personalized accessibility based Re-ranking of Search Engine Results (PARSER Kuppusamy K.S, V.Balaji, Balamurugan K IEEE Intelligent Systems and Control (ISCO), 2016 10th International Conference 101-106 2016
9 Machine learning based malware classification for Android applications using multimodal image representations Ajit Kumar, Pramod Sagar, Kuppusamy K.S, Aghila G IEEE Intelligent Systems and Control (ISCO), 2016 10th International Conference 51-56 2016
10 Towards Web page steganography with Attribute Truth Table Sreekanth Reddy, Kuppusamy K.S, Sivakumar T. IEEE Advanced Computing and Communication Systems (ICACCS), 2016 3rd International Conference 1-6 2016
11 Accessibility Evaluation of Indian Railway Websites V Balaji and Kuppusamy K.S ACM Proceedings of the International Conference on Informatics and Analytics 59-64 2016
12 Multimodal authentication approach for visually impaired in smartphone platforms Mageshwari S and Kuppusamy K.S IEEE 10th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISCO) 1-4 2016
13 A stable Routing Protocol for vehicular Ad hoc Networks Sivakumar T and Kuppusamy K.S IEEE Networks & Soft Computing (ICNSC), 2014 First International Conference 46-49 2014
14 An Ontology Based Model for User Profile Building Using Web Page Segment Evaluation Kuppusamy, K. S., and G. Aghila. Springer Advances in Computing and Information Technology 421-430 2013

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Do It Yourself with FOSS: Exploring Various Dimensions of Open Source Software K S Kuppusamy NotionPress 2021 1638507996
2 Information Technology : Nuts and Bolts: A Simple Introduction to Information Technology K.S.Kuppusamy Amazon KDP 2020 B08GZJNPFM (ASIN)
3 Open Source For You and Me: Thoughts on Recent Trends in Various Dimensions of Cyberspace K.S.Kuppusamy Amazon KDP 2018 B078TD11NK (ASIN)

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Role of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Accelerating Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities K S Kuppusamy Handbook of Big Data Analytics IET 2021 978-1-83953-059-3
2 Analyzing User Awareness on Security in Android Smartphone Devices Sambaraju A, Pantula M, Kuppusamy K S Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies Springer 2020 978-3-030-37050-3
3 WUCA: An Analysis of Web Usability and Content Accessibility of Webpages with Respect to Ailment People. Abid Ismail, K S Kuppusamy Engineering Vibration, Communication and Information Processing Springer 2019 9789811316418
4 CORDIF: A Machine Learning- Based Approach to Identify Complex Words Using Intra-word Feature Set Pantula M, K S Kuppusamy Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 478) Springer 2018 978-981-13-1641-8
5 Readability Assessment- cum- Evaluation of Government Department Websites of Rajasthan Abid Ismail, Pawan Kumar Ojha, K S Kuppusamy Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 79) Springer 2018 978-981-10-5827-1
6 A Model to Measure Readability of Captions with Temporal Dimension Pantula M, K S Kuppusamy Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 79) Springer 2018 978-981-10-5827-1
7 VIBI: A Braille Inspired Password Entry Model to Assist Person with Visual Impairments Balaji V., Kuppusamy K.S., Afzal S. Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 808) Springer 2017 978-981-10-7634-3
8 An Ontology Based Model for User Profile Building Using Web Page Segment Evaluation Kuppusamy K.S., Aghila G. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 178) Springer 2013 978-3-642-31599-2

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 EVALUATING THE ACCESSIBILITY OF WEB RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS : AN EXPLORATORY STUDY WITH REFERENCE TO INDIAN EDUCATIONAL WEB DOMAINS MHRD - PMMMNMTT Six Months 1.25 2019

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2021 MCA 3 Computer Science
2 2021 M.SC 3 Computer Science
3 2021 M.TECH 2 Computer Science
4 2020 M.TECH 2 Department of Computer Science
5 2020 M.SC 3 Computer Science
6 2020 MCA 3 Computer Science
7 2019 M.TECH 2 Computer Science
8 2019 MCA 3 Computer Science
9 2019 M.SC 2 Department of Computer Science
10 2018 M.SC 6 Department of Computer Science
11 2018 M.TECH 2 Department of Computer Science
12 2017 M.SC 7 Department of Computer Science
13 2017 M.TECH 5 Department of Computer Science
14 2016 M.SC 6 Department of Computer Science
15 2016 M.TECH 4 Department of Computer Science
16 2015 M.TECH 3 Department of Computer Science
17 2015 M.SC 7 Department of Computer Science
18 2014 M.SC 7 Department of Computer Science
19 2014 M.TECH 2 Department of Computer Science
20 2014 M.SC 11 Department of Computer Science
21 2013 M.SC 6 Department of Computer Science
22 2012 M.SC 7 Department of Computer Science

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Muralidhar pantula 15-09-2016 1600106005 A Framework for Accessibility Augmentation of Multimedia content for Persons with Disabilities using Lexical Features and Machine Learning Techniques. YES 23-01-2020 YES 24-09-2020
2 Abid Ismail 16-10-2015 1500106001 A Multi-tier Web Accessibility Evaluation Model Based on Structural, Content and Technical Score Amalgamation YES 02-08-2019 YES 09-06-2020
3 Gunikhan Sonowal 16-10-2015 1500106003 Machine Learning based accessible anti-phishing model with heterogeneous features and multifarious filters YES 30-01-2019 YES 23-08-2019
4 Ajit Kumar 03-09-2012 33295 A Framework for Malware Detection with Static Features using Machine Learning Algorithms YES 28-08-2017 YES 17-05-2018
5 Balaji V 07-04-2014 1400106003 Web Accessibility Evaluation and Amelioration of Information Retrieval for Persons with Disabilities YES 22-09-2021 NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

S.No Conference/ workshop attended for which financial support provided Professional body for which membership fee is provided Amount of Support Place From Date To Date Year

E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink
1 Jitsi : Free and Open Source Video Conferencing Jitsi : Free and Open Source Video Conferencing Others 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymAtXVbotoU&t=36s - Oxford University Press - The Computer Journal, Elsevier Computer and Information Sciences, IEEE Data and Knowledge Engineering
2 OpenBoard : Ultimate White Board for Schools and Universities OpenBoard : Ultimate White Board for Schools and Universities Others 2020 https://youtu.be/Hbv_x2gGHmY - Oxford University press - Computer Journal

Details of Online Education Conducted

S.No Nature of Online Course No. of Sessions Target Group Date
1 Julia for Technical Computing 1 Students, Scholars and Teachers from Various Departments 29-07-2019
2 Getting Started With Remote Learning 1 School and College Teachers (International Participants) 03-07-2020

Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Data Analytics using Julia ATAL Workshop on Data Analytics using Python/R Programming National Institute of Technology Puducherry National 23-08-2021 27-08-2021 2021
2 Julia for Sensor Data Analytics ATAL Workshop on Sensor Data Analytics Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam . National 29-11-2021 03-12-2021 2021
3 Optimizing Research Output with Digital Tools National Workshop on Research Methodology in Social Sciences School of Education, PU National 12/09/2018 12/09/2018 2018
4 Speed Up Your Research with Digital Tools 125th Orientation Program UGC HRDC PU National 05/09/2018 05/09/2018 2018
5 Digital tools to Assist Teaching Learning 125th Orientation Course UGC- HRDC National 30/08/2018 30/08/2018 2018
6 Open Source Tools for College and University Teachers Training Programme UGC HRDC National 09-06-2018 09-06-2018 2018
7 Open Source E-Content Development Tools Training Programme UGC HRDC National 22-06-2018 22-06-2018 2018
8 Cyber Security Seminar Indian Science Congress Association, Pondicherry National 27-02-2017 27-02-2017 2017
9 Digital Inclusion Workshop Central University of Taminadu, Thiruvarur University Level 25-03-2017 25-03-2017 2017
10 “Science and Technology for Persons with Disabilities” Seminar School of Life Science, PU University Level 28-02-2017 28-02-2017 2017
11 HCI and Accessibility Computing Workshop Thiruvalluvar University College, Vandhavasi University Level 10-03-2017 10-03-2017 2017
12 ICT Enabled Teraching Learning Training Programme UGC HRDC National 10-11-2017 10-11-2017 2017
13 Digital Resources for Researchers Training Programme UGC HRDC National 07-10-2017 07-10-2017 2017
14 Digital tools for Teachers Training Programme UGC HRDC National 30-08-2017 30-08-2017 2017
15 Digital Security Training Programme UGC HRDC National 27-05-2017 27-05-2017 2017
16 Digital Skill Development for Administrators Training Programme UGC HRDC University Level 10-12-2016 10-12-2016 2016
17 ICT for Acadmia Training Programme UGC HRDC National 12-11-2016 12-11-2016 2016
18 Technology Enabled Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Conference Department of Social Works, PU National 26-07-2013 27-07-2013 2013

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 PySquare Pondicherry University Pondicherry University - 5 Days National 06-08-2018 11-08-2018 2018
2 One Day Seminar on Awareness building for Disabled People Organizations (DPO) PU Seminar Hall, Dept of Computer Science State 28-01-2017 28-01-2017 2017
3 Two-day National Conference On "Rights Of Persons With Disabilities (Rpwd) Act, 2016 NIEPMD Convention cum Cultural Complex, PU National 30-03-2017 31-03-2017 2017
4 One day Seminar on Accessibility Computing and Launching of Accessibility Innovation Club NIEPMD Seminar Hall, Department of Computer Science State 12-01-2015 12-01-2015 2015
5 Non-visual Desktop Access (NVDA) NIVH Computer Lab – Social Sciences, Silver jubilee Complex State 07-02-2015 07-02-2015 2015
6 One Day Seminar on UNCRPD NIVH Cultural cum Convention Complext, Pondicherry University National 14-01-2014 14-01-2014 2014
7 Right to Education (RTE) for Persons with Disabilities NIVH UMISARC auditorium National 29-03-2014 29-03-2014 2014
8 One Day Seminar on Skill Development for Persons with Visual Impairments National Institure for Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities Library Annex Building State 7-03-2014 7-03-2014 2014

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Effective Remote Teaching and Learning: Tools and Techniques Pondicherry University Online. 5 Days National 27-07-2020 31-07-2020 2020
2 The Road Map for Effective Implementation of RPwD Act, 2016 NIEPMD JN Auditorium, PU National 17-05-2018 17-05-2018 2018
3 One Day workshop on Digitial Empowerment of Divyangjan PU Library Annex, PU State 24-02-2018 24-02-2018 2018
4 PySquare 2018 PU Lecture Hall Complex National 06/08/2018 11/08/2018 2018

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Academic Council, PU Member 2014
2 International Association of Engineers Member 2011

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Counsellor cum PO at HEPSN Since 2011 Skill Development and Awareness Building for Persons with Disabilities

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Member - Technical Committee April - 2017 to Till Date Providing technical suggesstions on Information technology related aspects to the University
2 Information Technology Policy Committee Sep 2017 - Till Date Providing suggesstions on building the IT policy for the University

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Designation Institution/Industry Type Nature of Collaboration Period of Collaboration Visits to Collaborating
Institution / Industry
Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching
From Date To Date From Date To Date

Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

S.No Title of the FDP Organiser Venue Duration From Date To Date Year
1 Refresher Course in Effective Teaching Skills UGC HRDC, PU PU 14 Days 04-12-2019 17-12-2019 2019
2 Refresher Course HRDC , PU PU 21 Days 01-02-2017 22-02-2017 2017
3 Refresher Course HRDC PU PU 21 Days 03-09-2013 23-09-2013 2013
4 Orientation Program Academic Staff College, PU PU 28 Days 15-05-2008 11-06-2008 2008

Details of Executive Development Prog/Management Development Prog. conducted

S.No Name of the Programme No. of Participants Venue Duration From Date To Date Year Revenue Generated

Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

S.No IMPRESS/IMPRINT/SPARC/STARS/LEAP/Others Place From Date To Date Year

Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

S.No Name of the Programme Period of the Programme
From Date To Date