Dr. Kamalika Bhattacharjee

                                                                                

                                                          

                                                                                   


Important News

 

Areas of Interest

Cellular Automata and Randomness. Logic. Algorithmic Complexity Theory. Artificial Life.
 

Education

  • Master of Engineering (2013), Gold Medalist, Department of Information Technology, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Specialization: Information and Communication Engineering. 
    • Thesis Title: Characterization of Reachability Tree for Cellular Automata
  • Bachelor of Technology (2011), College Topper, Department of Information Technology, Govt. College of Engineering & Textile Technology, Serampore, West Bengal University of Technology

 

Publications

SCI Journals

  1. Kamalika Bhattacharjee and Sukanta Das. A Search for Good Pseudorandom Number Generators: Survey and Empirical Studies. Computer Science Review, Volume 45, August 2022, 100471. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosrev.2022.100471
  2. Sukanya Mukherjee, Kamalika Bhattacharjee and Sukanta Das. Reversible Cellular Automata: A Natural Clustering Technique. Journal of Cellular Automata, 16(1-2): 1-38, 2021. 
  3. Sukanya Mukherjee, Sumit Adak, Kamalika Bhattacharjee and Sukanta Das. Non-uniform Non-linear Cellular Automata with Large Cycles and Their Application in Pseudo-Random Number Generation.  International Journal of Modern Physics C, 32 (07): 2150091, 2021. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1142/S0129183121500911
  4. Sumit Adak, Kamalika Bhattacharjee and Sukanta Das. Maximal Length Cellular Automata in GF(q) and Pseudo-random Number Generation. International Journal of Modern Physics C, 31(03): 2050037, 2020. 
  5. Kamalika Bhattacharjee and Sukanta Das. Random Number Generation using Decimal Cellular Automata. Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 78: 104878, 2019.
  6. Kamalika Bhattacharjee and Sukanta Das. A List of Tri-state Cellular Automata which are Potential Pseudo-random Number Generators. International Journal of Modern Physics C, 29(09): 1850088, 2018.
  7. Kamalika Bhattacharjee, Nazma Naskar, Souvik Roy, and Sukanta Das. A survey of cellular automata: types, dynamics, non-uniformity and applications. Natural Computing, 19: 433–461, 2020. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11047-018-9696-8
  8. Kamalika Bhattacharjee, Dipanjyoti Paul and Sukanta Das. Pseudo-random Number Generation using a 3-state Cellular Automaton. International Journal of Modern Physics C, 28(06): 1750078, 2017.
  9. Kamalika Bhattacharjee and Sukanta Das. Reversibility of d-state Finite Cellular Automata. Journal of Cellular Automata, 11(2-3): 213–245, 2016.

International Conferences

  1. Kamalika Bhattacharjee, Nitin More, Shobhit Kumar Singh, and Nikhil Verma. Emulating Mersenne Twister with Cellular Automata. In: Das, S., Martinez, G.J. (eds) Proceedings of First Asian Symposium on Cellular Automata Technology. ASCAT 2022. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1425, pp 95–108. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-0542-1_8
  2. Kamalika Bhattacharjee. First Degree Cellular Automata as Pseudo-Random Number Generators. In: Das, S., Martinez, G.J. (eds) Proceedings of First Asian Symposium on Cellular Automata Technology. ASCAT 2022. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1425, pp 123–137. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-0542-1_10
  3. Kamalika Bhattacharjee, Sukanta Das. Computation with Democracy: An Intelligent System. In Proceedings of Fourth International Conference on Intelligence Science (ICIS2020). Held on 24-27 February 2021, Kolkata
  4. Sukanya Mukherjee, Kamalika Bhattacharjee, Sukanta Das. Cycle based Clustering using Reversible Cellular Automata. In Proceedings of AUTOMATA 2020. In Proceedings of AUTOMATA 2020. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-61588-8_3.
  5. Kamalika Bhattacharjee. Design of an Adder for Ternary Numbers using a 3- state Cellular Automaton. In Proceedings of EAIT 2018, Kolkata. pages 1– 4. IEEE, 2018.
  6. Kamalika Bhattacharjee, Dipanjyoti Paul and Sukanta Das. Pseudorandom Pattern Generation using 3-state Cellular Automata. In Proceedings of ACRI 2016, Morocco, pages 3 – 13. Springer International Publishing, 2016.
  7. Raju Hazari, Kamalika Bhattacharjee and Sukanta Das. Design of Hardware for Deterministic Nagel-Schreckenberg Traffic Model. In Proceedings of 2012 International Symposium on Electronic System Design (ISED). pages 154 – 156. IEEE, 2012.

Other Publications

  • Sukanya Mukherjee, Kamalika Bhattacharjee and Sukanta Das. Clustering Using Cyclic Spaces of Reversible Cellular Automata. Complex Systems 30(2):205-237, 2021.
  • Kamalika Bhattacharjee and Sukanta Das. On Finite 1-Dimensional Cellular Automata: Reversibility and Semi-reversibility. arXiv preprint arXiv:1903.06011, 2019.

Books and Edited Chapters

 

Membership of Professional Communities

 

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu - 620015, India. From 29-June-2020.
  • Temporary Faculty at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Ranchi, Jharkhand - 834010, India. From 07-August-2019 to 23-June-2020.
  • Associate System Engineer, IBM India Private Limited, Manyata Embassy Business Park, Bangalore - 560 045. From 05-August-2013 to 03-March-2014.

 

Teaching Interests

  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Combinatorics and Graph Theory
  • Mathematical Foundation of Computer Science
  • Theory of Computation
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Advanced Algorithm
  • Randomized Algorithms

 

Academic Outreach Activities

​Workshops/Conferences/Webinars

  • First Asian Symposium on Cellular Automata Technology (ASCAT) 2022. Role: Member of Program Committee
  • Second Webinar Series on Cellular Automata, Jun, 2021 - Aug, 2021. Role: Organizer, Host and Co-speaker
  • Indian Summer School on Cellular Automata 2021 - An Internship on Cellular Automata: Theory and Applications, 15-June-2021 to 01-Aug-2021. Role: Teacher and Co-organizer
  • A Tribute to John Conway: A Lecture Series on the Memory of Prof. John Horton Conway, April 2021. Role: Organizer and Host
  • One Week Online Workshop on Machine Learning – Concepts and Applications, organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering, NIT Trichy. On 19 – 23 Apr, 2021, Role: Coordinator
  • One Week Online Workshop on Cellular Automata and Secured Hardware Design, organized by Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India, in collaboration with University of Turku, Finland, sponsored by Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC), Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Govt. of India. On March 15-19, 2021, Role: Invited Speaker
  • First Webinar Series on Cellular Automata, Aug, 2020 - Feb, 2021. Role: Organizer and Host
  • 7th International Conference on Mathematics and Computing (ICMC) 2021. Role: Member of Program Committee
  • Short-term Training Programme on Formal Languages and Automata Theory  (e-STTP FLAT-2020), organized by SRM University, Kattankulathur on 14 - 19, December 2020. Role: Invited Speaker
  • 7th Indian School on Logic and its Applications (Part II), organized by IIEST, Shibpur and Computer Society of India on 17-DEC-2018 to 22-DEC-2018. Role: Organizer and Speaker
  • 5th International Conference on Emerging Applications of Information Technology (EAIT), 2018, organized by IIEST, Shibpur and Calcutta Logic Circle in collaboration with Association for Logic in India on 12-JAN-2018 to 13-JAN-2018. Role: Participant and Speaker
  • One-day workshop on Non-Uniform Cellular Automata: Theory and Applications, organized by BESU, Shibpur on 25-MAR-2013. Role: Volunteer and Speaker

 

Reviewer of Journals

 

Awards and Fellowships

  • INSPIRE Fellowship from 02-JAN-2014 to 01-JAN-2019
  • GATE Scholarship from MHRD in M.E. (2011-2013)
  • Peerless Platinum Jubilee Scholarship for Top 25 rankers in Higher Secondary Board (WBCHSE) Examination, 2007
  • Best Student of the Academic Year in Rampurhat Girls High School, West Bengal.
  • 1st in Vigyan Abhiksha Examination 2003 and 2004, conducted by Paschimbanga Bigyan Mancha, Birbhum District Branch, West Bengal

 

Contact

     Dr. Kamalika Bhattacharjee 
     Assistant Professor
     Department of Computer Science and Engineering
     National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
     Tamilnadu, India - 620015
 
   Mail: kamalika@nitt.edu