Dr. Chitra Babu

Chitra

 

Professor & Head

Dr. Chitra Babu B.E.,M.E.,M.S., Ph.D

Email: chitra@ssn.edu.in

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Dr. Chitra Babu, Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering has 20 years of teaching and research experience. Her primary research interests include Cloud Computing, Distributed data processing using frameworks such as Spark, Internet of Things (IoT) and applying principles of Software Engineering and Software architecture to these domains.

She received her Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM). She received her M.E in Computer Science and Engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy, M.S in Computer and Information Systems from the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. She received her B.E from P. S. G. College of Technology.

She has worked in AT&T Bell Labs at Columbus, Ohio, USA and has also worked as a consultant in the area of Document Imaging and management at Michigan, USA. She is a member of the professional society, Association of Computing Machinery(ACM), Life member of Computer Society of India(CSI) and Indian Society for Technical education(ISTE).

She has published over 60 research publications in refereed international journals and in proceedings of international conferences. She has completed one project funded by SSN Trust worth Rs. 9.75 lakhs and a minor research project funded by Computer Society of India worth Rs. 20,000. She is a recognized supervisor of Anna University and has graduated 3 Ph.D. scholars till now in the area of Software Engineering and Service Oriented Architecture. She is currently guiding 2 Ph.D scholars.

She was a recipient of Infosys fellowship at IIT Madras, while pursuing her Ph.D. She has received the Best Faculty award at SSN instituted by Cognizant twice during 2008 and 2010.

She is a member of the ACM India Education Committee), which focuses on improving the quality of computer science education both at school and college levels. She is currently a member of board of studies of the affiliated institutions under the faculty of information and communication engineering of Anna University, Chennai.

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INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS
1. Kanchana Rajaram, Chitra Babu, and Arun Adiththan, “Dynamic Transaction Aware Web Service Selection”, International Journal on Cooperative Information Systems (IJCIS), World Scientific, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 1-20, 2014, DOI: 10.1109/ICNIT.2010.5508559 (IF 1.43, SJR 1.28)

2. Kanchana Rajaram, Chitra Babu, and Arun Adiththan, “Tx-FAITH: A Transactional Framework for Failure Tolerant Execution of Hierarchical Long-running Transactions in Business Applications”, Journal of Web Services Research (JWSR), IGI Global. Vol. 11, No. 3, 2014 (In Press) (IF 0.469, SJR 0.31)

3. Kanchana Rajaram and Chitra Babu, “Deriving Reliable Compositions using Cancelable Web Services”, ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 1-6, Jan 2014. DOI: 10.1145/2557833.2557851 ‎Cited by 1

4. Vallidevi Krishnamurthy and Chitra Babu, ‘Pattern Based Adaptation for Service Oriented Applications’, ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, Volume 37, issue 1, pp. 1-6, ACM, 2012. DOI: 10.1109/ICRTIT.2013.6844241, Cited by 2.

5. Vallidevi Krishnamurthy and Chitra Babu ‘SLA Aware Dynamic Reconfiguration for the Safe Building Security System’, International Journal of Software Engineering and its Applications. (Accepted on 2nd Dec, 2014) ANNEXURE II (Thomson ISI Impact Factor 0.25)

6. Senthil Velan S., Chitra Babu and Madhumitha S., A Quantitative Evaluation of Change Impact Reachability and Complexity across Versions of Aspect Oriented Software, The International Arab Journal of Information Technology, May, 2014 (Accepted) IF:0.39

7. Chamundeswari, A. and Chitra Babu, “Developmental Size Estimation for Object Oriented Software based on Analysis Model”, International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering, Vol.23, No.3 (April 2013), pp: 289-308. DOI: 10.1109/ICNIT.2010.5508559 Print ISSN: 0218-1940, Online ISSN: 1793-6403 IF:0.447

8. Kanchana Rajaram, Chitra Babu, and Arun Adiththan, “Specification of Transactional Requirements for Web Services using Recoverability”, International Journal on Information Technology and Web Engineering (IJITWE), IGI Global Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 51-65, 2013. (SJR 0.14), DOI: 10.1109/ICNIT.2010.5508559 ‎Cited by 1

9. Lokeshwari Y. V, B. Prabavathy and Chitra Babu, “Optimized Cloud Storage with High Throughput Deduplication Approach”, International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA) [International Conference on Emerging Technology Trends (ICETT) 2011], Baselios Mathews II College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala, pp. 32-37. Cited by 5

10. Madhwaraj K. G and Chitra Babu, “An Empirical Investigation of the Influence of Object Oriented Design Quality Metrics on the Package Maintainability”, Journal of Computer Science and Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 2, October 2011, pp. 30-37, ISSN: 2043-9091.

11. Senthil Velan S and Chitra Babu, “Metrics for Evolution of Aspect Oriented Software”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research [International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology], Geeta Institute of Management and Technology, Kanipla, Kurukshetra, Haryana, ISSN 0973-4562, Volume 6, Number 18(2011). October 20-22, 2011. pp. 2949-2954.

12. Kanchana, R. and Chitra, B. “Evolution of a Simple Vehicle Registration System to an SOA Based e-Governance Application – A Case Study”, ACM SIGSOFT Software Engineering Notes, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 1-7, May 2010, DOI: 10.1145/1764810.1764830

13. Chitra Babu and Harshini Ramnath Krishnan, “Fault Model and Testcase Generation for Composition of Aspects”, ACM Software Engineering Notes, Vol.34, No. 1, January, 2009, DOI: 10.1109/ICRTIT.2013.6844241

14. Chitra Babu and Vijayalakshmi R, “Metrics – Based Design Selection Tool for Aspect Oriented Software Development”, ACM Software Engineering Notes. Vol.33, No.5, September 2008, DOI: 10.1109/ICRTIT.2013.6844241

International Conferences

1. Kanchana Rajaram, Chitra Babu, and Akshaya Ganesan, “DILT: A Hybrid Model for Dynamic Composition and Execution of Heterogeneous Web Services”, In Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Internet Technology (ICDCIT-2015), Natarajan et al. (Eds.): ICDCIT, LNCS 8956, Springer, pp. 239–244, 2015.
2. Vinobha A, Senthil Velan S and Chitra Babu, “Evaluation of Reusability in Aspect Oriented Software using Inheritance Metrics”, Proceedings of IEEE-International Conference on Advanced Communication Control and Computing Technologies (ICACCCT 2014), Syed Ammal Engineering College, Ramanathapuram, May 8-10, 2014, pp.1715-1722.
3. Parthipan S, Senthil Velan S and Chitra Babu, “Design Level Metrics to Measure the Complexity Across Versions of AO Software”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Communication Control and Computing Technologies (ICACCCT 2014), Syed Ammal Engineering College, Ramanathapuram, May 8-10, 2014, pp.1708-1714.
4. Deepiga A S, Senthil Velan S and Chitra Babu, “Emperical Investigation of Introducing Aspect Oriented Programming across Versions of an SOA Application”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Communication Control and Computing Technologies (ICACCCT 2014), Syed Ammal Engineering College, Ramanathapuram, May 8-10, 2014, pp.1732-1739.
5. Hariharan C and Chitra Babu, “Security Testing of Orchestrated Business Process in SOA”, Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Communication Control and Computing Technologies (ICACCCT 2014), Syed Ammal Engineering College, Ramanathapuram, May 8-10, 2014, pp.1838-1842.
6. Kanchana Rajaram, Chitra Babu, and Arun Adiththan, “Dynamic Generation of Transactional Contracts for Hierarchical Workflows”, In IEEE Proceedings of Third International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Grid Computing (PDGC-2014), 2014.
7. Vallidevi Krishnamurthy, Robinson Natarajan and Chitra Babu, ‘Monitoring and Reconfiguring the Services in Service-Oriented System using AOBPEL’ Procs of International Conference on Recent Trends in Information Technology, July 25-27, pp. 423-428, 2013,DOI: 10.1109/ICRTIT.2013.6844241
8. Vallidevi Krishnamurthy, Chitra Babu, P.M Krishnan, C. Aravindan and S. Balamurugan, ‘Recon- Aspect oriented remotely reconfigurable error logging framework for web applications’, International Conference on Information Communication and Embedded Systems, (ICICES’13), February 21-22, pp. 410-415, 2013. DOI: 10.1109/ICICES.2013.6508347
9. Prabavathy B, Subha Devi M and Chitra Babu, “Multi-Index Technique for Metadata Management in Private Cloud Storage”, Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Recent Trends in Information Technology (ICRTT), MIT, Anna University, Chennai, July 25-27, 2013, pp. 84-89, DOI: 10.1109/ICRTIT.2013.6844185.
10. Prabavathy B, Ramya P and Chitra Babu, “Optimized Private Cloud Storage for Heterogeneous Files in an University Scenario”, Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Recent Trends in Information Technology (ICRTT), MIT, Anna University, Chennai, July 25-27, 2013, pp. 323-328, DOI: 10.1109/ICRTIT.2013.6844224.
11. Prabavathy B, Priya K and Chitra Babu,,“A Load Balancing algorithm for Private Cloud Storage”, Proceedings of the Fourth IEEE International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies, Vivekanandha College of Engineering for Women, Tiruchengode., July 4-6, 2013, pp. 1-6, DOI: 10.1109/ICCCNT.2013.6726585.
12. Nishanth, S., Radhikaa, B., Ragavendar, T. J., Babu, C., & Prabavathy, B. CoHadoop++: A load balanced data co-location in Hadoop Distributed File System. Fifth International Conference on Advanced Computing (ICoAC), December 2013 (pp. 100-105). IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/ICoAC.2013.6921934.
13. Aishwarya, K., Sreevatson, M. C., Babu, C., & Prabavathy, B. “Efficient prefetching technique for storage of heterogeneous small files in Hadoop Distributed File System Federation”. Fifth International Conference on Advanced Computing (ICoAC), December 2013, (pp. 523-530). IEEE, DOI: 10.1109/ICoAC.2013.6922006.
14. Chandrasekar, S., Dakshinamurthy, R., Seshakumar, P. G., Prabavathy, B., & Babu, C. “A novel indexing scheme for efficient handling of small files in Hadoop Distributed File System”. International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics (ICCCI), January 2013 (pp. 1-8). IEEE. DOI: 10.1109/ICCCI.2013.6466147: Cited by 11
15. Kanchana Rajaram, Chitra Babu, Kishore Kumar, R. “API based Security Solutions for communication among Web Services”, In proceedings of Fifth International conference on Advanced Computing (ICoAC 2013), Dec 2013, DOI: 10.1109/ICoAC.2013.6922014
16. Kishore Kumar R, R. Kanchana and Chitra Babu, “Security for SOAP based Communication among Web Services”, IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Science, Engineering and Management (ICSEM’13), Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA, May, 2013, pp. 46-51.
17. Akshaya G, Kanchana R and Chitra Babu, “DyCSR: Dynamic Composition of SOAP Services and restful Services in e-Governance Applications”, IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Science, Engineering, and Management (ICSEM’13), Foundation of Computer Science, New York, USA, May, 2013, pp. 40-45.
18. Kanchana Rajaram, Chitra Babu and Murali Krishnan K.S., “TxFlowGen: Generation of Failure Atomic Transactional Workflows for B2B Applications”, Proceedings of 3rd IEEE International Advance Computing Conference (IACC-2013), IEEE Computer Society, India, pp. 1351-1355, Feb, 2013, DOI:10.1109/IAdCC.2013.6514425 .
19. Vallidevi Krishnamurthy and Chitra Babu, ‘Dynamically Reconfiguring Services in SOA Applications: a Pattern-Based Approach’, Procs of 17th European Conference on Pattern Languages of Programs, (EuroPLoP’12), Germany, July 11-15, pp. 6:1-6:13, 2012. DOI: 10.1145/2602928.2603082
20. Kanchana Rajaram, Arun Adiththan, Chitra Babu, “Tx-Policy: Transactional Policies for Reliable Web Service Composition”, Proceedings of International Conference and Workshop on Emerging Trends in Technology (ICWET 2011), ACM, Mumbai, India. pp. 738-743, 2011, DOI: 10.1145/1980022.1980183 ‎Cited by 2
21. Sangeetha Shanmuga Sundaram and Chitra Babu, “Design and Development of a Multi-Tenant Data Analytical Application as a Service”, Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Technology Trends (ICETT), Baselios Mathews II College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala, March 25-26, 2011, pp.1134-1139.
22. Amarnath Ayyadurai and Chitra Babu, “Biztool: A Flexible Cloud-Centric Framework for Business Analytics”, 5th International Conference on Information Systems, Technology and Management, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, March 10-12, 2011, CCIS 141, pp. 256-264, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-19423-8_27
23. Vallidevi Krishnamurthy & Chitra Babu, ‘Effective Self-Adaptation by Integrating Adaptive Framework with Architectural Patterns’, Procs of 1st International Conference on ACM-W Celebration on Women in Computing in India, September 16-17, pp. 67:1-67:4, 2010. DOI: 10.1145/1858378.1858445 (cited by 2)
24. Lokeshwari, Y . V. B. Prabavathy and Chitra Babu, “Exploitation of Unused PCs to Establish an Optimized Cloud Storage”, Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Technology Trends (ICETT), Baselios Mathews II College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala, March 25-26, 2011.
25. Prabavathy B. and Chitra Babu, “A Deduplication Approach for Cloud Storage Optimization”, Proceedings of 17th Asia Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC 2010), The University of Queensland, Australia, November 30 – December 3, 2010.
26. Kanchana, R. and Chitra, B. “Template based SOA framework for dynamic and adaptive composition of Web Services”, Proceedings of International Conference on Networking and Information Technology (ICNIT 2010), IEEE, Philippines, pp. 49-53, 2010, DOI: 10.1109/ICNIT.2010.5508559 ‎Cited by 4
27. Chamundeswari A. and Chitra Babu, “Automatic Test Case Generation from UML use case Model”, Proceedings of International Conference on Software Engineering Theory and Practice (SETP-10), 2010, pp.38-45.
28. Chamundeswari A. and Chitra Babu, “An Extended Function Point Approach for size Estimation of Object Oriented Software”, Proceedings of First International Empirical Software Engineering (ESE) Workshop, Mysore, February 25-27, 2010.
29. Chitra Babu and Amarnath Ayyadurai, “Service Based Data Analysis through Cloud Computing”, Proceedings of International Conference on Control, Communication & Computing (ICCC 2010), College of Engineering, Trivandrum, February 18-20, 2010, pp.189-192.
30. S. Punitha and Chitra Babu, “Performance Prediction Modal for Service Oriented Applications”, Proceedings of IEEE International Workshop on QoS and Performance Metrices in High Performance Computing conducted along with IEEE Conference on High Performance Computing and Communication (HPCC), Dalian, China, 2008, DOI: 10.1109/HPCC.2008.79 .
31. Chamundeswari A and Chitra Babu, “Function Point Size Estimation for Object Oriented Software Based on Use Case Model”, Proceedings of ICSOFT 2008, Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication, Portugal, July 5-8, 2008.
32. Chamundeswari A, Chitra Babu and K.S. Easwarakumar, “An Estimation Model to Measure Quality of Software Architecture”, Proceedings of IRISS 2007(National), IIIT, Hyderabad, India, January 4–5, 2007.
33. Karthik Arun Koteeswaran and Chitra Babu, “Influence of Hardware Architecture on Quality Aspect of Software Architecture”, Proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Trends in High Performance Architecture Algorithms and Computing, SSN College of Engineering, Chennai, July 2007, pp. 82-87.
34. Gayathri Kameleshwaran and Chitra Babu, “AGENT: A Framework for Automatic Generation of Test Cases for Aspect Oriented Software”, AOAsia III, International Workshop on Aspect Orientation held along with COMPSAC, Beijing, China, July, 2007.
35. Avani Abirami L, S. Vani and Chitra Babu, “A Novel Approach for Quantifying Ambiguity and Checking Completeness in Software Requirements Specification”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Applications (ICCA), February 2007.
36. Janakiram D, Wenonah Jaques and Chitra Babu “A Novel Approach to Transactions in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of First International Conference on Next Generation Wireless System (ICNEWS), Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 2006, pp.160-165.