Dr.Appina Balasubramanyam

Assistant Professor

E-mail: appina@iiitdm.ac.in | Room No: 308-F, Laboratory Complex

Personal: https://sites.google.com/view/drbalasubramanyamappina/


Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Electrical Engineering

- 2019

M.Tech: Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

Electrical Engineering

- 2015


  1. Communication and Signal Processing, Machine learning, Data science

Research Interests

  1. Multimedia Quality Assessment, Image and Video Processing, Display Technologies

Honours + Awards + Recognitions

  1. IIT Madras Institute PDF fellowship Award, 2019.

  2. Fellowship award from Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) India during 2013-2018.

  3. IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) travel grant award, 2017.

  4. ITS-SERB travel grant award, 2017.

  5. Young professional student grant award from Electronic Imaging (EI) society, 2017.

  6. Excellence in Research award from IIT Hyderabad, 2017.

  7. Gold Medal for best national innovation from International Federation Of Inventors' Association (IFIA), Bengaluru 2016.

  8. Gold Medal for Contribution to Innovation from Republica Portuguesa, 2016.

  9. Gold medal for best innovation in India International Innovation Fair (III Fair), Bengaluru 2016.

Work Experience


  1. IIITDM Kancheepuram- (10/2019)


  1. Postdoctoral Fellow: Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, (04/2019 -- 10/2019)


  1. Senior Design Engineer: Ineda Systems Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, (09/2018 -- 03/2019)

Professional Service

  1. Reviewer of: IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems in Video Technology, IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IETE Technical Review, IEEE Access, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Journal of Electronic Imaging, SPIE Library, ELSEVIER Pattern Recognition, Elsevier Image Communication, Springer 3D Research, Pattern Recognition Letters, IEEE SP-COM, IEEE NCC.

Journal Publications

  1. B.Appina, S. V. R. Dendi, K. Manasa, S. S. Channappayya, A. C. Bovik, "Study of Subjective Quality and Objective Blind Quality Prediction of Stereoscopic Videos," in Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE (2019) doi:10.1109/TIP.2019.2914950.

  2. B.Appina and S. S. Channappayya, " Full-reference 3-D video quality assessment using scene component statistical dependencies,” Signal Processing Letters, IEEE 25 (6) (2018) 823-827. doi:10.1109/LSP.2018. 2829107.

  3. B.Appina, S. Khan Md, S. S. Channappayya, "No-reference Stereoscopic Image Quality Assessment Using Natural Scene Statistics,” Signal Processing: Image Communication, Volume 43, April 2016, Pages 1-14, doi:10.1016/j.image.2016.02.001.

  4. R. R. Tamboli*, B.Appina*, S. S. Channappayya, S. Jana, "Super-Multiview Content with High Angular Resolution: 3D Quality Assessment on Horizontal-Parallax Lightfield Display,” Signal Processing: Image Communication, doi:10.1016/j.image.2016.05.010. (*equal contribution).

  5. S. Khan Md, B.Appina, S. S. Channappayya, "Full-reference stereo image quality assessment using natural stereo scene statistics,” Signal Processing Letters, IEEE 22 (11) (2015) 1985-1989. doi:10.1109/LSP.2015. 2449878.

Conference Publications

  1. B.Appina, "A ‘Complete Blind’ No-Reference Stereoscopic Image Quality Assessment Algorithm", accepted to IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications, 2020.

  2. B.Appina, A. Jalli, S. S. Battula, S. S. Channappayya, "No-Reference Stereoscopic Video Quality Assessment Algorithm Using Joint Motion and Depth Statistics," in International Conference on Image Processing, pp. 2800-2804, IEEE, Athens, Greece, October 2018.

  3. R. R. Tamboli, P. A. Kara, A. Cserkaszky, A. Barsi, M. G. Martini, B.Appina, S. S. Channappayya, S. Jana, "3D Objective Quality Assessment of Light Field Video Frames," in 3DTV-Conference: The True Vision-Capture, Transmission and Display of 3D Video, IEEE, 2018.

  4. B.Appina, Manasa K, S. S. Channappayya, "A Full Reference Stereoscopic Video Quality Assessment Metric,” in IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, pp. 2012 − 2016, March 2017.

  5. B.Appina, Manasa K, S. S. Channappayya, "Subjective and Objective Study of the Relation Between 3D and 2D Views Based on Depth and Bitrate," in IS&T/SPIE, Electronic Imaging, pp. 145 − 150, January 2017.

  6. R. R. Tamboli, B.Appina, P. A. Kara, M. G. Martini, S. S. Channappayya, S. Jana, "Effect of Primitive Features of Content on Perceived Quality of Light Field Visualization," in International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience, IEEE, 2018.

  7. R. R. Tomboli, B.Appina, S. S. Channappayya, and S. Jana, "Achieving high angular resolution via view synthesis: Quality assessment of 3d content on super multiview lightfield display," in International Conference on 3D Immersion (IC3D), pp. 1 − 8, IEEE, 2017.

  8. K. V. S. N. L. M. Priya, B.Appina, S. S. Channappayya, "No-reference image quality assessment using statistics of sparse representations," in IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications, pp. 1 − 5, June 2016.

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