School of Engineering and Computer Science

Engineering Center, Room 301
115 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
Dean's Office: (248) 370-2217
Academic Advising: (248) 370-2201
SECSDean@oakland.edu

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Engineering Center, Room 301
115 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
Dean's Office: (248) 370-2217
Academic Advising: (248) 370-2201
SECSDean@oakland.edu

Ishwar K. Sethi, Ph.D.

Ishwar K. Sethi, Ph.D.Professor
522 EC; (248) 370-2820; Fax: (248) 370-4625
isethi@oakland.edu

Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

  • Joined Oakland in 1999
  • Professor and Chair, Computer Science and Engineering (Since August, 1999)
  • Professor, September 1992 to August 1999, Wayne State University
  • Visiting Professor, July 1988 to Dec. 1988, I.I.T. Delhi, India
  • Associate Professor with Tenure, Sept. 1985 to August 1992, Wayne State University
  • Assistant Professor, Sept. 1982 to August 1985, Wayne State University
  • Assistant Professor, Jan. 1978 to August 1982, Dept. of Electronics, I.I.T. Kharagpur, India
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (India), Ph.D., 1978
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (India), M.Tech. 1971
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (India), B.Tech., 1969
  • Fellow IEEE
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (Jan 1997 – December 2000)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Multimedia (July 2000 -)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Pattern Recognition (January 1990-)
  • Associate Editor, Machine Vision and Applications (January 1994 -)
  • Associate Editor, Pattern Recognition Letters (January 1996)

Teaching

  • Intro Computing with Excel
  • Computer Vision
  • Data mining
  • Deep Learning
  • Machine Learning
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Research Methods

Research

  • Data Mining
  • Deep Neural Networks and Applications
  • Machine Learning
  • Pattern Recognition 
  • Vision Based Tracking and Surveillance 

Selected Publications

Machine Learning Theory and Applications for Healthcare, Special Issue Co-Editor,
Journal of Healthcare Engineering, Vol. 2017
Computational Vision and Robotics: Proceedings of ICCVR 2014, Editor, Springer
2015
A Zoned Image Patch Descriptor, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, May 2015
Confidence-based Active Learning, IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis and Machine
Intelligence, 2006.
Classification of General Audio Data for Content-Based Retrieval, Pattern
Recognition Letters, April 2001
Convolution-Based Edge Detection for Image/Video in Block DCT Domain, Journal
of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 1996.

Entropy Net: From Decision Trees to Neural Nets, Proceedings of the IEEE, 1991.
Finding Trajectories of Feature Points in a Monocular Image Sequence, IEEE Trans.
Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 1987.