Received: 8 January 2019
Accepted: 30 April 2019
First Online: 28 May 2019
: Pallavi D. Deshpande is pursuing her PhD at Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology’s research center, Pune, India. She has done her A.M.I.E.T.E., B.E. (Electronics) and M.E. (Digital Systems) from University of Pune and has been pursuing her Ph. D (Electronics and Telecommunications) from University of Pune. Her research interests include Signal and Image Processing, ANN, and Biometrics. She is Life Member of I.E.T.E., India.Prachi Mukherji is working as a Professor and HOD in E&TC Engineering department at MKSSS’s Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Pune, India. She has obtained her B.E. (Electronics) in 1991 and her M. Tech (Digital Communication) in 1994. She has obtained her Ph.D. (Electronics and Telecommunications) in 2009 from University of Pune. She has a total of 25 years of teaching experience, out of which 10 years in research. Her research interests include Signal and Image Processing, Pattern Recognition and Communication Engineering. Till date, she has published 45 papers in the National and International Journals and conferences.Anil S. Tavildar after retiring as a Principal, he was working as Professor Emeritus at Vishwakarma Institute of Information Technology, Pune, India. He obtained his B.E. from University of Pune and PhD (Communication Engineering) from I.I.T. Delhi. He has total of 43 years of experience (28 years in industry and 15 years in teaching). His research interests include signal/image processing, wireless communications and biometrics. Professor Tavildar is a Senior Member, IEEE USA, Fellow Member of IETE, India and Founder Member of ICIET, India.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
: Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.