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Name  Anil Jain

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Born  1948 India (1948)
Fields  Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision, Biometrics
Institutions  Michigan State University Wayne State University
Alma mater  Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur Ohio State University
Notable awards  IAPR King-Sun Fu Prize (2008) IEEE W. Wallace McDowell Award (2007) IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement award (2003) IAPR Pierre Devijver Award (2002) Humboldt Research Award (2002) Guggenheim Fellowship (2001) Fulbright Fellowship (1998)
Role  Computer scientist, born 1948
Education  Ohio State University (1973)
Books  Fundamentals of digital image processing
Awards  Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, US & Canada
People also search for  Stan Z. Li, Ramesh Jain, Arun A. Ross, David Zhang

Anil K. Jain (born 1948) is an Indian-American computer scientist and University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Michigan State University, known for his contributions in the fields of pattern recognition, computer vision and biometric recognition. Based on his Google Scholar profile, he has an h-index of 168, which is the second highest (after Herbert A. Simon) among computer scientists identified in a survey published by UCLA professor Jens Palsberg.



Born in India, Anil K. Jain received his Bachelor of Technology in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1969. He received his MS and PhD from the Ohio State University in 1970 and 1973, respectively. Jain taught at Wayne State University from 1972 to 1974 and joined the faculty of Michigan State University in 1974, where he is currently a University Distinguished Professor.

Jain is an ISI Highly Cited researcher. In 2016, he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering "for contributions to the engineering and practice of biometrics". In 2007, he received the W. Wallace McDowell Award, the highest technical honor awarded by the IEEE Computer Society, for his pioneering contributions to theory, technique, and practice of pattern recognition, computer vision, and biometric recognition systems. He has also received numerous other awards, including the Guggenheim Fellowship, Humboldt Research Award, IAPR Pierre Devijver Award, Fulbright Fellowship, IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement award, IAPR King-Sun Fu Prize, and IEEE ICDM Research Contribution Award. He is a Fellow of the ACM, IEEE, AAAS, IAPR and SPIE. He also received best paper awards from the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks (1996) and the Pattern Recognition journal (1987, 1991, and 2005).

He served as a member of the U.S. National Academies panels on Information Technology, Whither Biometrics and Improvised Explosive Devices (IED). He also served as a member of the Defense Science Board.

Notable publications

  • 1988. Algorithms For Clustering Data. With Richard C. Dubes. Prentice Hall.
  • 1993. Markov Random Fields: Theory and Applications. With Rama Chellappa eds. Academic Press.
  • 1999. Biometrics: personal identification in networked society. With Ruud M. Bolle and Sharath Pankanti eds. Springer.
  • 2003. Handbook of Fingerprint Recognition. (2nd edition 2008). With D. Maio, D. Maltoni, S. Prabhakar. Springer.
  • 2005. Handbook of Face Recognition. (2nd edition 2011). With S. Z. Li ed. Springer.
  • 2006. Handbook of Multibiometrics. With A. Ross and K. Nandakumar. Springer.
  • 2007. Handbook of Biometrics. With P. Flynn and A. Ross eds. Springer.
  • 2011. Introduction to Biometrics. With A. Ross and K. Nandakumar. Springer.
  • Research Articles
  • Cross, George R. and Anil K. Jain. "Markov random field texture models". IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (1983): 25-39.
  • Jain, Anil K., and Farshid Farrokhnia. "Unsupervised texture segmentation using Gabor filters". Pattern Recognition 24.12 (1991): 1167-1186.
  • Jain, Anil K., and Douglas Zongker. "Feature selection: Evaluation, application, and small sample performance". IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 19.2 (1997): 153-158.
  • Hsu, Rein-Lien, Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb, and Anil K. Jain. "Face detection in color images". IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 24.5 (2002): 696-706.
  • Figueiredo, Mario A.T. and Anil K. Jain. "Unsupervised learning of finite mixture models". IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 24.3 (2004): 381-396.
  • Survey Articles
  • Jain, Anil K., M. Narasimha Murty, and Patrick J. Flynn. "Data clustering: a review". ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR) 31.3 (1999): 264-323.
  • Jain, Anil K., Robert P. W. Duin, and Jianchang Mao. "Statistical pattern recognition: A review". IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 22.1 (2000): 4-37.
  • Jain, Anil K., Arun Ross, and Salil Prabhakar. "An introduction to biometric recognition". IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 14.1 (2004): 4-20.
  • Jain, Anil K. "Biometric Recognition: Q & A". Nature, Vol. 449, pp. 38–40, Sept. 2007.
  • Jain, Anil K. "Data Clustering: 50 Years Beyond K-Means". Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 31, No. 8, pp. 651–666, June 2010.
  • References

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