ॐ सह नाववतु । सह नौ भुनक्तु । सह वीर्यं करवावहै । तेजस्वि नावधीतमस्तु मा विद्विषावहै । ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥

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I am Dr. Ravindranath Chowdary C. I did my B.E (Information Science and Engineering) from M.S.R.I.T, Bangalore and M.E (Computer Science and Engineering) from U.V.C.E, Bangalore. I pursued my PhD at Indian Institute of Technology Madras, under the guidance of Prof. P Sreenivasa Kumar. After my PhD in 2009, I was in academics till 2011. I was part of a start-up from 2011 to 2013.

I joined NITK Surathkal in 2013 and continued there till I joined IIT (BHU) in May 2014. Currently, I am working as an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of CSE, IIT (BHU), Varanasi.

You can mail me at ravindranathchowdaryc[at]gmail[dot]com (the best way to contact me). 

Recent Publications that are to be indexed/in press/accepted:

A study on the role of flexible preferences in group recommendations, Applied Intelligence Link

Peer Recommendation in Dynamic Attributed Graphs, ESWA, Elsevier Link

A survey on group recommender systems, JIIS, Springer Link

Other Publications: Google Scholar LinkDBLP LinkResearchGate Link; ORCiD Link               


1) Online Text Summariser Demo

2) "Efficient Generation of a Query-specific Extractive Summary on Multiple Documents – A Distributive Approach" Ref No. YSS/2015/000906, DST-SERB sponsored project, Duration 3 years (2016-19), IIT (BHU). Demo


A System For Channelling And Encasing Conditioned Air Around Processing Unit And The Method Thereof”, Application  no. 201611038371 (Published on 11/5/2018).

Important Note to studentsStudents can meet me with an appointment. 



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