Key Research Areas

Machine listening, Speech and audio processing, Bioacoustics and computational ecology


Padmanabhan Rajan completed the PhD degree from IIT Madras in 2012. He has been a faculty member at IIT Mandi since 2013. His research interests are in machine listening and speech and audio processing.

Recent Publications

1. D. V. Devalraju, H. Muralikrishna, P. Rajan, and D. A. Dinesh, "Attention-Driven Projections for Soundscape Classification.," in INTERSPEECH, 2020, pp. 1206-1210.
2. A. Thakur and P. Rajan, "Deep archetypal analysis based intermediate matching kernel for bioacoustic classification," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 298-309, 2019.
3. A. Thakur, R. Jyothi, P. Rajan, and A. D. Dileep, "Rapid bird activity detection using probabilistic sequence kernels," in 2017 25th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2017, pp. 1754-1758.
4. P. Rajan, T. Kinnunen, C. Hanilci, J. Pohjalainen, and P. Alku, "Using group delay functions from all-pole models for speaker recognition.," in INTERSPEECH, 2013, pp. 2489-2493.
5. T. Kinnunen and P. Rajan, "A practical, self-adaptive voice activity detector for speaker verification with noisy telephone and microphone data," in 2013 IEEE international conference on acoustics, speech and signal processing, 2013, pp. 7229-7233.

Course Taught

1. IC152-Programming and Data Science
2. CS571-Programming Practicum
3. CS669-Pattern Recognition
4. IC252P Probability and Statistics Lab