Veena Bansal
Associate Professor,
Department of Industrial and Management Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology,
Kanpur - 208016, 
Uttar Pradesh, India

Telephone : 0512-2597743
Fax Number : 0512-2597553
Email        : veena at iitk.ac.in

 


Research Interests 

 ERP Systems, Data Science, OCR

Teaching Interests 

ERP Systems, eCommerce, Software Project Management, Big Data, Data Structures and Algorithms,     Research Methodology, MIS


Education
 

January 1999

Ph.D., IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, India

(Department of Computer Science and Engineering )

Thesis topic: Integrating Knowledge Sources in Devanagari Text Recognition

August 1987

M.S., University of Connecticut, USA


Book Published

  1. Computing for Management,  Prentice Hall of India, 2005

Cover Page
Preface


2.     Enterprise Resource Planning: A managerial perspective,  Pearson Education, 2013

Book Website


Research Publications 
 

  1. Aman Agarwal and Veena Bansal, Exploring Sentiments of Voters through Social Media Content: A  case study of 2017 assembly elections of three states in India, 22nd International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, May 5-7, 2020, Prague, Czech.
  2. Veena Bansal and Karan Ramchandani, Integrating Information Quality into Technology Acceptance Model: A Case Study of Acceptance of Yoga Websites, presented at ABR 2019 conference held at Las Vegas, Oct 14-16, 2019.
  3. Veena Bansal, A Poddar and R Ghosh-Roy, Identifying a Medical Department based on Unstructured Data-A Big Data Application in Healthcare, Information, 10(1), p.25, 2019.
  4. Veena Bansal, A Poddar and R Ghosh-Roy, Identifying a Medical Department based on Unstructured Data - A Big Data Application in Healthcare, In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, 475-482, 2018, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
  5. Neeraj Gangwal and Veena Bansal, Application of Decomposed Theory of Planned Behaviour for M-commerce Adoption in India, ICEIS 2016, 25-28 April, 2016, Rome, Italy.
  6. Veena Bansal and Ankit Agarwal, Enterprise Resource Planning: Identifying Relationships among Critical Success Factors, Business Process Management Journal, 21(6), 1337-1352, 2015.
  7. Veena Bansal, Identifying Critical Success Factors for ERP in SMEs through a Case Study, International Journal of Future Computer and Communication, 2(5), 471-475, 2013.
  8. Tripti Negi and Veena Bansal, A Methodology to Bridge Information Gap in ERP Implementation Life Cycle, International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems, 9(2), 70-82, 2013.
  9. Veena Bansal and A K Mittal, Mining Patent Database to Build Technology Roadmap, Proceedings of International Conference on Management of Technology- Step to Sustainable Production, June 8-10, Croatia, 1-10, 2011.
  10. Tripti Negi and Veena Bansal, Integrating Process and Data Model to Aid Configuration of ERP Packages, Proceedings of Business Information Systems: BIS2009, April 27-29, 2009, Poznan, Poland,228-239, Springer.
  11. Tripti Negi and Veena Bansal, A data modeling technique to aid configuration of ERP packages, 2nd International conference on Decision Sciences in Global Enterprise Management, IIT Bombay, India, 3-5 January 2009.
  12. Tripti Negi and Veena Bansal, Analysis of business process modeling techniques to model informational process perspective, 12th Annual International Conference of SOM, IIT Kanpur, India, 19-21 December 2009
  13. Tripti Negi and Veena Bansal, Addressing the gap between requirements engineering and configuration in ERP systems, 6th International Conference in Information Science, Technology and Management (CISTM 2008), IIT Delhi, 31st July-2nd August 2008. (ISBN: 978-1-935160-02-1).
  14. Veena Bansal and Tripti Negi, A Metric for ERP Complexity , Business Information Systems, Springer Brelin Heidelberg, 2008
  15. Smriti Sharma and Veena Bansal, Evaluating Effectiveness of Computing Facilities in Academic Institutes, In Proceedings of International Conference on Software and Data Technologies, Portugal, Sep 11-14, 2006.
  16. Veena Bansal and Vivek Pandey, A Decision-Making Framework for IT Outsourcing using the Analytic Hierarchy Process, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics South Stockholm University, Sweden, 2006.
  17. Veena Bansal and A K Mittal, Mining the Patent Database, Directions, Indian Institute of Technology, vol 7, no 3, pp 62-69, Feb 2006.
  18. Tripti Negi and Veena Bansal, Time Series:Similarity Search and its Applications, in Proceedings - International Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: ICSCI-04, Pentagram Research Centre Pvt. Ltd., Jan 7-9, Hyderabad, India,  528-533, 2005.
  19. Avinash Tiwari and Veena Bansal, PATSEEK: Content Based Image Retrieval System For Patent Database, in Proceedings- International Conference on Electronic Business-04, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Dec 5-8, 2004.
  20. Vivek Pandey and Veena Bansal, A Decision-Making Framework for IT Outsourcing using the Analytic Hierarchy Process, in Proceedings - International Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: ICSCI-04, Pentagram Research Centre Pvt. Ltd., Feb 12-15, Hyderabad, India,  528-533, 2004.
  21. Veena Bansal and R.M.K. Sinha, Partitioning and Searching Dictionary for Correction of Optically-Read Devanagari Character Strings, International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, 4(4), 269-280, July 2002.
  22. Veena Bansal and R.M.K. Sinha, Segmentation of touching and fused Devanagari characters, Pattern Recognition, 875-893, (35) 2002.
  23. Veena Bansal and R. M. K. Sinha, A Complete OCR for Printed Hindi Text in Devanagari Script, Sixth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, IEEE publication, Seatle, USA, 2001.
  24. Veena Bansal and RMK Sinha, A Devanagari OCR and A Brief Overview of OCR Research for Indian Scripts in Proceedings of STRANS01, held at IIT Kanpur, 2001.
  25. Veena Bansal and R.M.K. Sinha, Integrating Knowledge Sources in Devanagari Text Recognition, IEEE Transaction on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 30(4), 2000.
  26. Veena Bansal and R.M.K. Sinha, On how to describe shapes of Devanagari characters and use them for recognition, in Proceedings - Fifth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, IEEE publication, Bangalore from Sep 21-23, 1999.
  27. Veena Bansal and R.M.K. Sinha, Partitioning and Searching Dictionary for Correction of Optically-Read Devanagari Character Strings, in Proceedings - Fifth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, IEEE publication,  Bangalore from Sep 21-23, 1999.
  28. Veena Bansal, Introduction to Information Technology, in Lecture Notes of 6th SERC School on Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineer, IIT Kanpur, Padmini Printers. 1999.
  29. Veena Bansal and R.M.K. Sinha, Segmentation of Touching characters in Devanagari, Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing (ICVGIP'98), 371 - 376, December 21-23, New Delhi, 1998.
  30. Veena Bansal and R.M.K. Sinha, On Integrating Diverse Knowledge Sources in Optical Reading of Devanagari Script, Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis (ISAS-96), USA, 1996.
  31. Veena Bansal and R.M.K. Sinha, Designing a front end OCR system for Indian scripts for Machine Translation - A case study for Devanagari, Symposium on Machine Aids for Translation and Communication (SMATAC-96), New Delhi, India, 1996.
  32.   R.M.K. Sinha and Veena Bansal, On Devanagari Document Processing, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Vancouver, Canada, 1995.

 


 

Consultancy and Sponsored Projects

  • Research Consultant at Nucleus Software, May - July, 2009.
  • Introducing Radically Simple IT Methodology of Shinsei Bank, Japan, Sponsored

by two Indian software companies and Shinsei bank, April 2009.

  • Consulted ITCIT, India in July 2005 to build a model for selecting an activity to outsource from a pool of activities. ITCIT uses this model to help their clients pick activities to outsource to ICTIT, India
  • Conducted workshop for ICFAI faculty on SAP in Dec 2005
  • Conducted a SAP workshop for faculty of various academic institutes like NITIE, Symbiosis in Jan 2007 on SAP with Prof. Gopal Nayak from XIMB
  • Change management strategy for RCI, DRDO, Hyderabad for their SAP implementation, June 2007
  • Completed: Development of Text and Image Based Tools for Technology Mapping from Patents Literature with a Specific Application to Language Technology, CRM And Molecular Structure, MCIT sponsered project, 2005-2007
  • Completed: Post Processing for Devanagari OCR, DST project, 2000-2002.


Conference and Seminar Presentations 
 

  • Exploring Sentiments of Voters through Social Media Content: A  case study of 2017 assembly elections of three states in India, 22nd International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, May 5-7, 2020, Prague, Czech.
  • Integrating Information Quality into Technology Acceptance Model: A Case Study of Acceptance of Yoga Websites, presented at ABR 2019 conference held at Las Vegas, Oct 14-16, 2019.
  • Veena Bansal, A Poddar and R Ghosh-Roy, Identifying a Medical Department based on Unstructured Data-A Big Data Application in Healthcare, Information, 10(1), p.25, 2019.
  • A Decision-Making Framework for IT Outsourcing using the Analytic Hierarchy Process, IABE, Las Vegas, Nevada, 15-18 Oct 2006
  • Evaluating Effectiveness of Computing Facilities in Academic Institutes, In Proceedings of International Conference on Software and Data Technologies, Portugal, Sep 11-14, 2006.
  •  Evaluation, Rating and Certification of Web Documents, International conference on Tehnology, Knowledge and Society, organized by Common Grounds, Melbourne, Australia, at Hydarabad, Dec 12-15, 2005
  • PATSEEK: Content Based Image Retrieval System For Patent Database, International Conference on Electronic Business-04, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, December 2004.
  • Evaluation, Rating and Certification of Web Pages, IIITM  Tiruvanathapuram, Kerala, 2004
  • IT scenario at IIT Kanpur, IIIT, Hyderabad, 2004
  • Evaluation, Rating and Certification of Web Pages,  IIIT Hyderabad, 2004
  • An Enhanced Analogy based Model for Effort Estimation of Software Projects, Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College, Allahabad, 2001
  • Integrating Knowledge sources in Devanagari Text  Recognition,  Department of Industrial and Management Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 1999
  • Integrating Knowledge sources in Devanagari Text  Recognition, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay,  June 2000
  •  Integrating Knowledge sources in Devanagari Text  Recognition, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, April 1999
  • On how to describe shapes of Devanagari characters and use them for recognition, presented at  Fifth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, Bangalore, Sep 1999
  • Integrating Knowledge sources in Devanagari Text  Recognition,  Solution Research Center,  IBM, IIT Delhi,  March 1999
  • Partitioning and Searching Dictionary for Correction of Optically-Read Devanagari Character Strings,  presented at  Fifth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition,  Bangalore, Sep 1999
  • Designing a front end OCR  system for Indian scripts  for Machine Translation - A case study for Devanagari,  Presented at Symposium on Machine Aids for Translation and Communication (SMATAC-96), New Delhi, 1996
  • Introduction to Information Technology, an invited talk at SERC School on Advanced Manufacturing Technology,  Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 1999
  • Information Technology: an overview, an invited talk at DST sponsored Contact Program for young scientists,  Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 2000


Workshops and Courses Organized

  • Short -Term Course on Big Data, from Aug 7-11, 2017, 50 Faculty members from various colleges and institutes attended the course.
  • Short-Term Course on Software Project management, from July 1 - 7, 2005. 28 Faculty members from various colleges and institutes attended the course. Dr. Keshav Nori, Prof. H Karnick, Prof. TV Prabhakar, Prof. Jayanta Chaterjee and Prof. Y N Singh supported the course through their teaching. 
  • Short-Term course on ERP systems for Faculty and Practicing Managers, 1-31 March 2008
  • Organized a two day workshop on Role of patent literature in technology development, at IIT Kanpur, Dec 1-2, 2005, sponsored by MCIT


Courses Taught 
 
At IIT Bhilai

Machine Learning

Introduction to Data Structures

At AIT, Thailand

e-Commerce

At IIIT-Delhi

Data Structures and Algorithms, Critical Reading

At Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Managing Software Projects

At IIM Lucknow

Introduction to Information Technology

At Department of Computer Science and Engineering, HBTI Kanpur

Compilers
Computer Organization
Operations Research
Data Structures
Simulation
Numerical Methods
Formal Languages: Fortran,    Pascal, C, PL/I, Cobol, Basic

At Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, USA

Pascal

At Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, IIT Kanpur

Applied Machine Learning- IME673

e-Commerce-MBA649

Big Data for Management- MBA748

Enterprise Integration with IT-MBA646
Management information systems-MBA645
Computing for management-MBA641
Introduction to computing-IME603
Managing Software Projects-IME671
Mathematical Statistics- BSO209 (Tutorial)
Computer Aided Decision Systems- IME624


Students

PhD

 

Niti Shekhar, A study of Indian Micro Enterprises, In progress

 

Tripti Negi, Bridging the Information Gap between Requirements Engineering and Configuration Phases in an ERP Implementation, 2009


MTech

  1. Shubham Shukla, Exploring Big Data Analytics Adoption using Affordance Theory, in progress
  2. Shivam Tyagi, Exploring Big Data Analytics adoption process using TOE framework, in progress
  3. Abhishek Poddar, Identifying a medical department based on unstructured data, 2017
  4. Neeraj K Singh, Fog in Northern India and Indian Railways: An exploration, 2017
  5. Neeraj Gangwal, Application of Decomposed Theory of Planned Behaviour for M-commerce Adoption, July 2015
  6. Ankit Agarwal, Enterprise Resource Planning: Identifying Relationships among Critical Success Factors, May 2014
  7. Naveen Kumar Jha, Identification of factors responsible for the growth of T-shirt market and a decline in the shirts market and consumer perception, May 2014
  8. Devesh Kumar Sharma, Prioritising organisational applications to move on cloud using Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP), May 2014
  9. Y R Krishna, A prototype ATM for Secure Financial Transactions with Intermittent Network Connectivity, June 2012, jointly with Prof. R Moona, CSE Deptt.
  10. Jasweer Kumar, Technology Driven Re-Engineering of Indian Postal Service and Its Acceptance, May 2008
  11. Insia Fatima, Automated classification of E-mails, June 2007
  12. Abir Mukherjee, IT Outsourcing Decision Making Defying AHP Limits and Underlying Assumptions, May 2006
  13. Smriti Sharma, Measuring Effectiveness of Computing Facilities in Academic Institutes, May 2005
  14. Tripti Negi, Time Series: Similarity Search and its applications, June 2004
  15. Vivek Pandey, A Decision-Making Framework for IT Outsourcing using the Analytic Hierarchy Process, May 2003
  16. Mayank, Evaluation, Rating and Certification of Web Documents, March 2003
  17. Himanshu Sadana, IT Scenario in IIT Kanpur, Feb 2003
  18. Himanshu Kumar Mishra, COCOMO Model: A study and web enabled data collection, Feb 2002
  19. S. V. Rao, An Enhanced Analogy based Model for the Effort Estimation of Software Projects, March 2002
  20. Punit Kumar Mishra, Efficient Mining of Association Rules in Large Database, March 2001


Association with other Institutes

  • Visiting Faculty at IIT Bhilai
  • Visiting Faculty at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  • Visting Faculty at Defence Engineering College, Ethiopia
  • Visting Faculty at I K Gujral Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar
  • Adjunct Faculty at IIM Lucknow
  • Visiting Faculty at Tribhuvan University
  • Visiting Faculty and Faculty-in-Charge, Students Affairs at IIIT-DELHI
  • Research Assistant at University of Connecticut, USA
  • Research Assistant at University of Virginia, USA