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Pant Milli
Pant Milli Associate Professor millifpt[at]iitr.ac.in +91 9759561464
Areas of Interest
  • Numerical Optimization, Evolutionary Algorithms, Swarm Intelligence, Global Optimization, Nature Inspired Algorithms, Supply Chain Management
Professional Background
FromToDesignationOrganisation
20072009LecturerIIT Roorkee
20092012Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2012dateAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
Administrative Background
FromToDesignationOrganisationLevel
2016dateOC LibrarySaharanpur Campus IIT Roorkee
20162016Faculty in Charge CognizanceSaharanpur Campus IIT Roorkee
2012dateWarden Indira BhawanSaharanpur Campus IIT Roorkee
20092013Coordinator NSSSaharanpur Campus IIT Roorkee
20122012Coordinator Cognizance, Saharanpur CampusSaharanpur Campus IIT Roorkee
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Hybrid Evolutionary algorithms for financial problems in financial mathematicsDST-RFBR2014
Study and Assessment of Ground Water Pollution using Fuzzy Logic and Genetic AlgorithmsDST2009
Open source softwareMHRD2009
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Computer System and ProgrammingEC101 ABTech 1st yearSpring
Numerical MethodsIMA 11BTech 2nd and 3rd yearSpring
Computer System and ProgrammingEC101 ABTech 1st yearAutumn
Computer GraphicsCE201BTech 2nd yearAutumn
Process OptimizationPP 315BTech 4th yearAutumn
Soft Computing Techniques for ManagementBM- 620BTech Vth yearSpring
Research Scholar Groups
Scholar NameInterest
Het ShahFinancial Mathematics
Bilal AhmadGlobal Optimization
Meenu SinghMarketing
Himanshu SinghComputer Vision
Neetu KushwahaPattern Recognition
Nathhan SinghDEA
Sunil JauharSupply Chain Management, Evolutionary Algorithms
Hira ZahirPortfolio Optimization, Evolutionary Algorithms
Irshad Ahmad AnsariImage Processing, Soft Computing Techniques
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Nature Inspired Algorithms and their ApplicationsT. RadhaA2007
Enhanced Variants of Differential Evolution Algorithms and Their ApplicationsMusrrat AliA2007
New Variants of Particle Swarm Optimization and their Applications in Process IndustryPinkey ChauhanA2009
MAC Scheduling Protocol Development for Tactical Wireless NetworkBhupendra SumanA2009
Measurement and Location Prediction in an Indoor WLAN using Optimization and SimulationLeena AryaA2009
Differential Evolution for Global OptimizationPravesh KumarA2009
Enhanced Artificial Bee Colony Algorithms and their ApplicationsTarun KumarA2009
Metaheuristics: for Imaging OptimizationSushil KumarA2010
Metaheuristics for Supply Chain ManagementSunil JauharO2012
Scheduling Problems using EAHira ZaheerO2013
Soft ComputingIrshad AhmedO2014
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
University of Liepzeig DST-DAAD project3.07.2015
Novosibirsk InstituteDST-RFBR project visit09.09.2015
DRDO, DehradunInvited Talk17.05.2013
BILT Yamuna NagarGuest Lecture20.05.2013
VSB Technical University OstravaGuest LectureAugust 18
Liverpool Hope University, UKVisiting ResearcherJune 2014
Zakopane PolandInvited Talk10.01.2013
ABV IIITM GwaliorInvited Lecture06.03.2013
MNIT AllahabadGuest Lecture06.06.2013
Invitations
TopicOrganistaionCategoryYear
Basics of Differential EvolutionABV IIITM GwaliorI2013
Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm for SCMZakopaneG2013
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Soft Computing for Problem Solving 2015DST2015
Soft Computing for Problem Solving 2013CSIR, DRDO, Liverpool Hope University UK2013
Soft Computing for Problem Solving 2014NIT Silchar2014
Soft Computing for Problem Solving 2011CSIR, DRDO, Liverpool Hope University UK2011
Soft Computing for Problem Solving 2012JKLU Rajasthan2012
Bio Inspired Computation Theory and Application (BICTA-2012) 2012ABVIIITM Gwalior2012
Books Authored

Edited international conference proceedings:

1st International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving (SocProS 2011) December 20-22, 2011 Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, Vol. 130, 131

6th International Conference on Bio Inspired Computation - Theory and Application (BIC-TA 2012) December 14 - 16, 2012 Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, Vol. 130, 131

2nd International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving (SocProS 2011) December 29-31, 2012 Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, Vol. 130, 131

 

Refereed Journal Papers
  1. IA Ansari, M Pant, CW Ahn ABC optimized secured image watermarking scheme to find out the rightful ownership, Optik-International Journal for Light and Electron Optics 127 (14), 5711-5721, 2016

  2. IA Ansari, M Pant, CW Ahn Artificial bee colony optimized robust-reversible image watermarking Multimedia Tools and Applications, 1-25, 2016
  3. IA Ansari, M Pant, CW Ahn Robust and false positive free watermarking in IWT domain using SVD and ABC Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence 49, 114-125, 2016
  4. M Ali, CW Ahn, M Pant, P Siarry A reliable image watermarking scheme based on redistributed image normalization and SVD Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society 2016
  5. OG Monakhov, EA Monakhova, M Pant, Application of differential evolution algorithm for optimization of strategies based on financial time series Numerical Analysis and Applications 9 (2), 150-158, 2016
  6. TK Sharma, M Pant Shuffled artificial bee colony algorithm Soft Computing, 1-20, 2016
  7. Musrrat Ali, Millie Pant and Ajith Abraham, Simplex Differential Evolution, International Journal Acta Polytechnica Hungarica , Vol. 6(5), pp. 95- 115, (2009). SCIE
  8.  Millie Pant, Musrrat Ali and V. P. Singh, Parent Centric Differential Evolution Algorithm for Global Optimization Problems, Opsearch Springer Vol. 46(2), pp. 153-168, (2009). SCIE
  9.  Musrrat Ali, Millie Pant and V. P. Singh, An Improved Differential Evolution Algorithm for Real Parameter Optimization Problems, International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering, Vol. 1(5), pp. 63-65, (2009).
  10.  Millie Pant, Musrrat Ali and V. P. Singh, Modified Differential Evolution Algorithms for solving unconstrained global optimization problems, International Journal of Mathematical Modeling, Simulation and Applications (IJMMSA), Vol. 2(3), pp. 245-256, (2009).
  11. Radha Thangaraj, Millie Pant and Ajith Abraham, “Modified Particle Swarm Optimization with Time Varying Velocity Vector”, Int. J. of Innovative Computing, Information and Control, 2011, Accepted for publication. SCI Impact Factor: 2.791
  12. Millie Pant, Radha Thangaraj, V. P. Singh and Ajith Abraham, “Particle Swarm Optimization Using Sobol Mutation”, Int. Journal of Simulation Systems, Science and Technology, Vol. 10 (3), pp. 91 – 96, 2009.
  13. Millie Pant, Radha Thangaraj and Ajith Abraham, “Low Discrepancy Initialized Particle Swarm Optimization for Solving Constrained Optimization Problems”, Special Issue on Swarm Intelligence: Foundations and Applications, Fundamenta Informaticae, IOS Press, Vol. 95 (4), pp. 511 – 531, 2009. Impact factor: 0.715
  14. Millie Pant, Radha Thangaraj and V. P. Singh, “Particle Swarm Optimization with Crossover Operator and its Engineering Applications”, Int. Journal of Computer Science, Vol. 36(2), pp. 112 – 121, 2009.
  15. Millie Pant, Radha Thangaraj and V. P. Singh, “Sobol Mutated Quantum Particle Swarm Optimization”, Int. Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering, Vol. 1(1), pp. 95 – 99, 2009.
  16. Millie Pant, Radha Thangaraj and V. P. Singh, “Optimization of Mechanical Design Problems using Improved Differential Evolution Algorithm”, Int. Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering, Vol. 1(5), pp. 21 – 25, 2009.
  17. Millie Pant, Radha Thangaraj and V. P. Singh, “A New Diversity Based Particle Swarm Optimization using Gaussian Mutation”, Int. J. of Mathematical Modeling, Simulation and Applications, Vol. 1(1), pp. 47 – 60, 2008.
  18. Millie Pant, Radha Thangaraj and V. P. Singh, “Efficiency Optimization of Electric motors: A Comparative Study of Stochastic Algorithms”, World Journal of Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 4(2), pp.140 – 148, 2008.
  19. Millie Pant, P. Sharma, T. Radha, R. S. Sangwan and U. Roy, “Nonlinear Optimization of Enzyme Kinetic Parameters”, Journal of Biological Sciences, Vol. 8(8), pp. 1322 – 1327, 2008. 
  20. Musrrat Ali, Millie Pant and Ajith Abraham, Improved Differential Evolution Algorithm with Decentralization of Population, International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation, Vol. 3(1), pp. 17- 30, (2010).
  21. Musrrat Ali, Millie Pant and Atulya Nagar, Interpolated Differential Evolution for Global Optimisation Problems, International Journal of Computing Science and Mathematics, Vol. 3(3), pp. 298 - 315, (2010).
  22. Musrrat Ali, Millie Pant and V. P. Singh, Two Modified Differential Evolution Algorithms and their Applications to Engineering Design Problems, World Journal of Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 6(1), pp. 72-80, (2010).
  23. Radha Thangaraj, Millie Pant and Kusum Deep, “Optimal Coordination of Overcurrent Relays using Modified Differential Evolution Algorithms”, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier Science, Vol. 23 (5), pp. 820 – 829, 2010. Impact factor: 1.444
  24. Radha Thangaraj, Millie Pant and Ajith Abraham, “New Mutation Schemes for Differential Evolution Algorithm and their application to the Optimization of Directional Overcurrent Relay Settings”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Elsevier Science, Vol. 216 (2), pp. 532 – 544, 2010. Impact factor: 1.124
  25. Radha Thangaraj, Millie Pant and Atulya K. Nagar, “Quantum Mechanics Inspired Particle Swarm Optimization for Global Optimization”, Int. J. Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing, Inderscience, Vol. 2 (1/2), pp. 144 – 160, 2010.
  26. Radha Thangaraj, Thanga Raj C, Millie Pant, Ajith Abraham and Crina Grosan, “Optimal Gain-Tuning of PI Speed Controller in Induction Motor Drives Using Particle Swarm Optimization”, Logic Journal of the IGPL, Oxford Journals Press, 2010, In Press. doi:10.1093/jigpal/jzq031,  Impact factor: 0.326
  27. Radha Thangaraj, Millie Pant and Ajith Abraham, “Modified Differential Evolution Algorithm with Laplace Mutation”, Int. J. of Innovative Computing, Information and Control, 2010, Accepted for publication. SCI Impact Factor: 2.791
  28. Millie Pant, Radha Thangaraj, Deepti Rani, Ajith Abraham and Dinesh K. Srivastava, “Estimation of Optimal Crop Plan Using Nature Inspired Metaheuristics”, World Journal of Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 6 (2), pp. 97 – 109, 2010.
  29. Radha Thangaraj, Millie Pant and Ajith Abraham, “Evolutionary Algorithms Based Speed Optimization of Servo Motor in Optical Disc Systems”, Int. J. of Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications, 2010, Accepted for publication.
  30. Kusum Deep, Pinkey Chauhan, Millie Pant, Optimizing Machining Parameters Using A Novel Real Coded GA, International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics. Vol. 7, Issue:3; pp. 53-69, 2011.
  31. Millie Pant, Radha Thangaraj and Ajith Abraham, “DE-PSO: A New Hybrid Meta-Heuristic for solving Global Optimization Problems”, Int. Jnl. of New Mathematics and Natural Computation, World Scientific, Vol. 7 (3), pp. 1 – 19, 2011.
  32. Musrrat Ali, Millie Pant, Ajith Abraham and Vaclav Snasel, Differential Evolution Using Mixed Strategies in Competitive Environment, International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control. Accepted SCIE
  33. Musrrat Ali, Millie Pant, Improving the Performance of Differential Evolution Algorithm using Cauchy Mutation, Soft Computing, Vol. 15, pp. 991- 1007, (2011). SCIE
  34. Musrrat. Ali, Patrick Siarry, Millie. Pant, An efficient Differential Evolution based algorithm for solving multi-objective optimization problems.  European Journal of Operations Research, Pages 404-416, 2011. Impact factor 2.158
  35. Pinkey Chauhan, Kusum Deep, Millie Pant, Optimizing CNC turning process using Real Coded Genetic Algorithm and Differential Evolution, Online Publication: Transaction on Evolutionary algorithm and Continuous Optimization: ISSN: 2229-871, Global Journal of Technology and Optimization, Vol 2, pp- 157-165, June 2011. http://www.gjto.org/PublishedVolumes.aspx
  36. Radha Thangaraj, Millie Pant, Ajith Abraham and Pascal Bouvry, “Particle Swarm Optimization: A Survey on Hybridization Perspectives”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Elsevier Science, Vol. 217 (12), pp. 5208 – 5226, 2011. Impact factor: 1.124
  37. Radha Thangaraj, Millie Pant, Thanga Raj C and Atulya K Nagar, “In-Situ Efficiency Determination of Induction Motor: A Comparative Study of Evolutionary Techniques”, Applied Artificial Intelligence an International Journal, Taylor and Francis, 2011, In Press. Impact factor: 0.580
  38. Tarun Kumar Sharma and Millie Pant, “Mixed DE-ABC Algorithm for Global Optimization Problems”, International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Discovery, vol. 1(1), pp. 58 - 63, 2011. e-ISSN: 2231-0312, 2011.
  39. Tarun Kumar Sharma and Millie Pant, An Adaptive DE Algorithm for Solving Global Optimization Problems, International Journal of Engineering & Technoscience (IJETS), vol. 2(2), pp. 125 - 133, 2011. ISSN: 0976-9293, 2011.
  40. Tarun Kumar Sharma and Millie Pant, Differential Operators Embedded Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm, International Journal of Applied Evolutionary Computation (IJAEC),  vol. 2(3), pp. 1-14, 2011, ISSN 1942-3594, e-ISSN 1942-3608, 2011.
  41. Anguluri RajasekharMillie Pant, Ajith Abraham, A Hybrid Differential Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm Based Tuning of Fractional Order Controller for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor, International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, pp. 1-11 Springer, 2012.
  42. Thanga Raj, Radha Thangaraj, Millie Pant, Pascal Bouvry and Ajith Abraham, Design optimization of induction motors with differential evolution algorithms with an application in textile spinning, Journal of Applied Artificial Intelligence, pp. 809-831, Taylor and Francis, 2012. Impact factor 0.217
  43. Radha Thangaraj, Millie Pant, Pascal Bouvry and Ajith Abraham, Solving Stochastic Programming Problems using Modified Differential Evolution AlgorithmsThe Logic Journal, Oxford University Press, UK, 2012.Imapct factor 0.913
  44. Mussrat Ali, Millie Pant and Ajith Abraham, Improving Differential Evolution Algorithm by Synergizing Different Improvement Mechanisms, ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems, ACM Press, USA, Volume 7, Issue 2, Article 18, 2012. SCIE
  45. Musrrat Ali, Millie Pant and Ajith Abraham, A Simplex Differential Evolution Algorithm: Development and Applications, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, Sage Publications UK, Volume 34, Issue 6, pp. 691-704,2012. Impact factor 0.692
  46. JC Bansal, M Pant, K Deep, H Sharma Special issue on advances in nature inspired algorithms for complex numerical optimization problems. Memetic Computing 5 (4), 253-254 2013
  47. M Ali, CW Ahn, M Pant Trim loss optimization by an improved differential evolution Mathematical Problems in Engineering 2013
  48. M Ali, M Pant, A Abraham Unconventional initialization methods for differential evolution Applied Mathematics and Computation 219 (9), 4474-4494, 2013
  49. Musrrat Ali, Chang Wook Ahn and Millie Pant, Multi-level Image Thresholding by Synergetic Differential Evolution, Applied Soft Computing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2013.11.018 , (2013). (SCI Indexed), IF = 2.140
  50. Musrrat Ali, Millie Pant and Ajith Abraham, Unconventional initialization methods for differential evolution, Applied Mathematics and Computation, pp. 4474–4494 Elsevier Science, 2013. Impact factor: 1.124
  51. P Chauhan, K Deep, M Pant Novel inertia weight strategies for particle swarm optimization Memetic computing 5 (3), 229-251, 2013
  52. S Kumar, M Pant, AK Ray, A comparison of differential evolution, particle swarm optimization, artificial bee colony and cuckoo search for multilevel thresholding of waste wood Computer Methods Mater Sci 13 (1), 135-140, 2013
  53. S Kumar, P Kumar, TK Sharma, M Pant Bi-level thresholding using PSO, artificial bee colony and MRLDE embedded with Otsu method Memetic Computing 5 (4), 323-334, 2013
  54. Tarun Kumar Sharma and Millie Pant, Enhancing the Food Locations in an Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm”, Soft Computing, Springer. (DOI)10.1007/s00500-013-1029-3) Impact Factor: 1.880,
  55. Tarun Kumar Sharma, Millie Pant and Mohar Singh, Nature Inspired Metaheuristic Techniques as Powerful Optimizers in Paper Industry, Materials and Manufacturing, Taylor and Francis.(Accepted) (DOI:10.1080/10426914.2012.736650) Impact Factor: 1.058.
  56. TK Sharma, M Pant Enhancing the food locations in an artificial bee colony algorithm Soft Computing 17 (10), 1939-1965, 2013
  57. TK Sharma, M Pant Updated food positions in artificial bee colony algorithm for supply chain management Computer Methods in Materials Science 13 (1), 113—119, 2013
  58. TK Sharma, M Pant, D Bhargava Impact of Modification Rate in Artificial Bee Colony for Engineering Design Problems International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business 5 ...2013
  59. TK Sharma, M Pant, Enhancing different phases of artificial bee colony for continuous global optimisation problems International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms 5 (1-2), 103-122, 2013
  60. A Rajasekhar, A Abraham, M Pant A hybrid differential artificial bee colony algorithm based tuning of fractional order controller for permanent magnet synchronous motor drive International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics 5 (3), 327-337 2014
  61. A Rajasekhar, M PantAn improved self-adaptive artificial bee colony algorithm for global optimisation International Journal of Swarm Intelligence 1 (2), 115-132, 2014
  62. JC Bansal, H Sharma, KV Arya, K Deep, M Pant Self-adaptive artificial bee colony Optimization 63 (10), 1513-1532 2014
  63. M Ali, CW Ahn, M PantA robust image watermarking technique using SVD and differential evolution in DCT domain Optik-International Journal for Light and Electron Optics 125 (1), 428-434, 2014
  64. M Ali, CW Ahn, M PantMulti-level image thresholding by synergetic differential evolution Applied Soft Computing 17, 1-11 2014
  65. P Kumar, M Pant Modified random localisation-based DE for static economic power dispatch with generator constraints International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation 6 (4), 250-261, 2014
  66. R Tyagi, YS Negi, M PantAnalyzing the Effect of Doping Concentration on Dielectric Properties of Polymeric Films Journal of Materials Physics and Chemistry 2 (2), 15-19 2014
  67. S Kumar, M Pant, AK RayDE-IE: Differential evolution for color image enhancement  International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, 1-12, 2014
  68. TK Sharma, M Pant Improvised Scout Bee Movements in Artificial Bee Colony International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science 6 (1), 1 2014
  69. TK Sharma, M Pant Redundancy Level Optimization in Modular Software System Models using ABC International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications 6 (4), 40 2014
  70. TK Sharma, M Pant Swarm Intelligence in Pulp and Paper Process Optimization Applications of Metaheuristics in Process Engineering, 123-151 2014
  71. TR Chelliah, R Thangaraj, S Allamsetty, M PantCoordination of directional overcurrent relays using opposition based chaotic differential evolution algorithm International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems 55, 341-350 2014
  72. H Zaheer, M Pant, S Kumar, O Monakhov, E Monakhova, K Deep A new guiding force strategy for differential evolution International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, 1-14, 2015
  73. IA Ansari, M Pant, CW Ahn SVD based fragile watermarking scheme for tamper localization and self-recovery International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, 1-15, 2015
  74. IA Ansari, M Pant, CW Ahn, J Jeong PSO Optimized Multipurpose Image Watermarking Using SVD and Chaotic Sequence Bio-Inspired Computing-Theories and Applications, 1-17, 2015
  75. M Ali, CW Ahn, M Pant, P Siarry An image watermarking scheme in wavelet domain with optimized compensation of singular value decomposition via artificial bee colony, Information Sciences 301, 44-60, 2015
  76. P Chauhan, M Pant, K Deep Parameter optimization of multi-pass turning using chaotic PSO International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics 6 (2), 319-337, 2015
  77. R Tyagi, M Pant, YS Negi Optimizing the performance of electrically poled polymeric films Computer Methods in Materials Science 15 (1), 127--136, 2015
  78. R Tyagi, M Pant, YS Negi, M Ali Optimization of the Electrical Performance of Polymeric Films Materials and Manufacturing Processes 30 (4), 464-473, 2015
  79. S Kumar Jauhar, M Pant, MC Nagar Differential evolution for sustainable supplier selection in pulp and paper industry: a DEA based approach Computer Methods in Materials Science 15, 2015
  80. S Kumar, M Pant, M Kumar, A Dutt Colour image segmentation with histogram and homogeneity histogram difference using evolutionary algorithms International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics, 1-21, 2015
  81. S Sharma, TK Sharma, M Pant, J Rajpurohit, B Naruka Centroid mutation embedded shuffled frog-leaping algorithm Procedia Computer Science 46, 127-134, 2015
  82. S Srivastava, M Pant, A Abraham, N Agrawal  The technological growth in eHealth services Computational and mathematical methods in medicine 2015
  83. TK SHARMA, M PANT Improved Search Mechanism in ABC and its Application in Engineering Design Problems Journal of Engineering Science and Technology 10 (1), 111-133, 2015