Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Dr. Amit Prakash
Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engg
PhD (Engineering) BIT Mesra, ME (Software Engineering) BIT Mesra, BSc(Engg.) MIT Muzaffarpur
Contact Address
Permanent Address Bihar Sharif, Nalanda
Local Address BIT Patna
Phone (Office) 7209363319
Phone Residence 7209363319
Email Id
Joined Institute on : 13-Jul-2012

  Work Experience
Teaching : 10 Years

Research : 10 Years

Individual: 10 Years

  Professional Background
  • Assistant Professor in Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, off campus Patna (July 2012 to till Date).
  • Number of Theory courses taught : 7 (C Programming Language, Fundamentals of Data Structure, Object Oriented Programming using JAVA, Natural Language Processing, Computer Network, Front End Design)
  • Number of sessional instructions : 8 (C Programming Language Lab ,Data Structure using C , JAVA Programming Lab, Network/Socket Programming using JAVA, Basic IT Workshop)
  • Number of UG project guided : 9
  • Number of PG project guided : 4
  Research Areas

Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, Text Reuse Detection, Medical Domain Data Analysis


Publications in International Journal and Conferences

  1. Amit Prakash, Niraj Kumar Singh, Sujan Kumar Saha. (2022) Automated analysis of Hindi poetry for Rasa based classification. ETRI journal, Wiley. DOI: 10.4218/etrij.2019-0396. [SCI: JCR 2021 Impact Factor: 1.347]
  2. Amit Prakash, Sujan Kumar Saha. (2019). A Study on Use of the Web for Automatic Answering of Remedy Finding Questions of Common Users. Technology and Health Care, IOS Press. Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 23-35, published 24 January 2019.[ SCI: JCR 2021 Impact Factor 1.285]
  3. Sujan Kumar Saha, Amit Prakash, Mukta Majumder. (2019). "Similar Query was Answered Earlier": Processing of Patient Authored Text for Retrieving Relevant Contents from Health Discussion Forum. Health Information Science and Systems, Springer [ESCI, SCOPUS Unpaid].
  4. Harsh Ranjan, Sumit Agarwal, Amit Prakash and Sujan Kumar Saha. (2017). "Automatic labelling of important terms and phrases from medical discussions." In 2017 Conference on Information and Communication Technology (CICT), pp. 1-5. IEEE, ABV-IITM Gwalior, Nov 3-5, 2017.
  5. Amit Prakash, Sujan Kumar Saha. (2015). A Comparative Study on Different Translation Approaches for Query Formation in the Source Retrieval Task. 7th meeting of Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation (FIRE 2015). DAIICT, Gandhinagar. December 4 - 6, 2015.[Acceptance Rate 12 of 42 submissions, 29%]
  6. Nimesh Ghelani, Sujan Kumar Saha, Amit Prakash. (2015). Mixed Script Ad hoc Retrieval using back transliteration and phrase matching through bigram indexing: Shared Task report by BIT, Mesra. 7th meeting of Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation (FIRE 2015). Pages: 61-64.DAIICT, Gandhinagar. December 4 - 6, 2015.[System achieved highest NDCG@1 and MAP out of 10 approaches]
  7. Amit Prakash, Sujan Kumar Saha. (2014). A Relevance Feedback Based Approach for Mixed Script Transliterated Text Search. FIRE 2014 Workshop on Transliteration Search. 6th meeting of Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation (FIRE 2014). Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, December 5 – 7, 2014.
  8. Amit Prakash, Sujan Kumar Saha. (2014). Experiments on Document Chunking and Query Formation for Plagiarism Source Retrieval. Notebook for PAN at CLEF 2014. Proceedings of the CLEF2014 Working Notes. Pages 990-996. ISSN 1613-0073. Sheffield, UK, September 15-18, 2014. [Highest recall in the shared task competetion on Plagiarism Detection 2014]
  9. Amit Prakash, Debjani Mustafi. (2013). Fuzzy Logic approach to combat web spam with Trust-Rank. International Journal of Innovative Research in Computer and Communication Engineering. Vol 1, Issue 4, pages 1100-1106. ISSN 2320-9798. June 2013.

Seminar/Conference/Training/Faculty Development programs

  1. Conference on Information and Communication Technology (CICT) November, 2018, IIIT Gwalior.
  2. 7th meeting of Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2015 at Gandhinagar (December 2015, 3 days), poster presented.
  3. Two week ISTE short term training program on Introduction of design of Algorithm organized by IIT Kharagpur (27-04-2015 - 30-05-2015).
  4. Basic Pedagogy Training Program at BIT Mesra (23-08-2013 - 26-08-2013).
  5. 4th meeting of Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2012 at Kolkata (December 2012, 3 days), attended.