Dr. Arpan Kar

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Research & Publications

Recognitions

  1. Award for "PMI Young Research Scholar Award 2016" by Project Management Institute, USA, for recognizing academicians below 40 with outstanding contributions in education, training, consultancy and advocacy in project management, New Delhi, India. 
  2. Recognition of being the "Leading Contributor" in research and publications, in Indian Institute of Management Rohtak, in the academic year 2013-2014, in the Director's Presidential Address in the 3rd Convocation and in the Annual Report of the Institute.
  3. Silver Medal, JL Batra Best Researcher award for business management research, awarded by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), among all Business School faculties & researchers in India, 2010, New Delhi.
  4. Gold Medal, for the best research project, titled "A digital image watermarking scheme based on the vector quantization technique", awarded by Tata Consultancy Services, 2007.

International Publications

Research Books

  1. Kar, A.K., Gupta, M.P., Ilavarasan, V., & Dwivedi, Y. (2017) Advances in Smart Cities – Smarter People, Governance and Solutions. (Eds). CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, UK. ISBN: TBD.
  2. Kar, A.K. & Gupta, V. (2015). Advances in Mobile Cloud Computing. I.K. International Publishing House. India.
  3. Kar, A.K. (2014). Exploring Major Challenges and their Solutions in E-Procurement. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, SaarBrucken, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-659-55406-3.
INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS
  1. Aswani, R., Kar, A.K., Ilavarasan, P.V. & Dwivedi, Y. (2017). Search Engine Marketing is not all gold: Insights from Twitter and SEOClerk. Forthcoming in International Journal of Information Management, Vol. 38. (Elsevier, ABDC A, Impact Factor 3.88)
  2. Chatterjee, S. & Kar, A.K. (2017). Effects of successful adoption of Information Technology enabled services in proposed smart cities of India: From user experience perspective. Forthcoming in Journal of Science and Technology Policy Management (Emerald, CiteScore, 0.56, Impact Factor 0.2)
  3. Rathore, A., Kar, A.K. and Ilavarasan, P.V. (2017). Social Media Analytics – Literature Review and Directions for Future Research. Forthcoming in Decision Analysis (INFORMS, ABDC A, Impact Factor: 1.132)
  4. Grover, P. & Kar, A.K. (2017). Big Data Analytics – A Review on Theoretical Contributions and Tools used in Literature. Forthcoming in Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management. (Springer, CiteScore 2.08)
  5. Singh, H., Kar, A.K., & Ilavarasan, V. (2017). Assessment of E-Government Projects: An Integrated Framework and its Validation. ICEGOV Special Collection on eGovernment Innovations in India, 124-133 (ACM)
  6. Joseph, N., Kar, A.K., Ilavarasan, V., & Ganesh, S. (2017). Review of discussions on Internet of Things (IoT): Insights from Twitter Analytics. Journal of Global Information Management, 25(2), 37 - 60. (IGI, Impact factor 0.424, ABDC A)
  7. Kar, A.K. & Aswani, R. (2017). Tech Talk - Creating a Social Media Strategy. Teaching case on Social Media Analytics available in Harvard Business Publishing (IVEY).
  8. Chakraborty, A. & Kar, A.K. (2017). Swarm Intelligence: A Review of Algorithms. Forthcoming in Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technologies, Vol 10. 475-494  (Springer)
  9. Agarwal, N., Chauhan, S., Kar, A.K., Goyal, S. (2017). Role of Human Behaviour Attributes in Mobile Crowd Sensing: A Systematic Literature Review. Digital Policy, Regulation and Governance, 19 (2), 56-73 (Emerald, CiteScore 0.69)
  10. Chatterjee, S., Kar, A.K., & Gupta, M.P. (2017). Critical Success Factors to establish 5G network in Smart Cities – Inputs for Security and Privacy. Journal of Global Information Management, 25(2), 14 - 36. (IGI, Impact factor 0.424, ABDC A)
  11. Kar, A.K. (2016). Bio Inspired Computing - A Review of Algorithms and Scope of Applications. Expert Systems With Applications, Vol. 59, pp 20 - 32. (Elsevier, Impact Factor 2.98, CiteScore 4.11, ABS 3*)
  12. Lakhiwal, A. & Kar, A.K. (2016). Insights from Twitter analytics: Modeling social media personality dimensions and impact of breakthrough events. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. Vol. 9844, pp 533-544. (Springer, CiteScore 0.67)
  13. Singh, H., Kar, A.K. & Ilavarasan, V. (2016). Adoption of e-government services: A case study of e-filing system. Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technologies (Springer)
  14. Chakraborty, A. & Kar, A.K. (2016). A Review of Bio Inspired Computing Methods and Potential Applications. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 396, 155-161 (Springer, CiteScore 0.13)
  15. Khatwani, G. & Kar, A.K. (2016). Improving the Cosine Consistency Index for the Analytic Hierarchy Process for solving Multi­Criteria Decision Making Problems. Applied Computing and Informatics, Vol. 12, 1-12 (Elsevier, RG Impact Factor 0.54)
  16. Chakraborty, A. & Kar, A.K. (2016). Utilization of Fractal Geometry for Phase Shifter Implementation. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 396, 317-323 (Springer, CiteScore 0.13)
  17. Chauhan, S., Agarwal, N. & Kar, A.K. (2016). Addressing Big Data Challenges in Smart Cities: A Systematic Literature Review. INFO, 18(4): 73 - 90. (Emerald, CiteScore 0.69)
  18. Chakraborty, A. & Kar, A.K. (2016). MEMS Based Phase Shifters for Phased Array Applications Fully Integrated on PCB Substrates. Forthcoming in Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 396, 225-231 (Springer, CiteScore 0.13)
  19. Kar, A.K. (2015). A Hybrid Group Decision Support System for Supplier Selection using Analytic Hierarchy Process, Fuzzy Set Theory and Neural Network. Journal of Computational Science, Vol. 6(1), pp. 23-33 (Elsevier, Impact Factor 1.08, CiteScore 1.63).
  20. Kar, A.K. (2015). Growing the Online Portal of Business Fundas. Teaching Case on Web Analytics and Web 2.0. Available in Harvard Business Publishing (Ivey), Link: https://hbr.org/product/growing-the-online-portal-of-business-fundas/W14761-PDF-ENG
  21. Kar, A.K. & Rakshit, A. (2015). Flexible Pricing Models for Cloud Computing based on Group Decision Making under Consensus. Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 1-14. (Springer, CiteScore 2.08)
  22. Kar, A.K. (2015). Applications of Analytics in Social Media. Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer Forum Newsletters, Vol. 21(1), pp. 6 - 8. (IIT Delhi)
  23. Khatwani, G., Anand, O. & Kar, A.K. (2015). Evaluating Internet Information Search Channels using Hybrid MCDM technique, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8947,  pp 123-133. (Springer, CiteScore 0.67)
  24. Anand, O., Mittal, A...Kar, A.K. (2015). Evaluating travel websites using WebQual: A group decision support approach. Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, Vol. 321, pp. 151-160. (Springer, RG Impact Factor 0.51)
  25. Kar, A.K. (2015). Reinvestigating vendor selection criteria in the iron and steel industry, Forthcoming in International Journal of Procurement Management, Vol. 8, No. 5,  pp. 570 - 586. (Inderscience, CiteScore 1.11)
  26. Kar, A.K. (2015). Integrating Websites with Social Media – An approach for Group Decision Support. Journal of Decision Systems, Vol. 24(3), pp. 339-353 (Taylor & Francis, CiteScore 0.85)
  27. Kar, A.K. (2014). Revisiting the supplier selection problem: An integrated approach for group decision support, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 41(6), pp. 2762–2771 (Elsevier, Impact Factor 2.98, CiteScore 4.11, ABS 3*)
  28. Kar, A.K. & Pani, A.K. (2014). How can a group of procurement experts select suppliers? An approach for group decision support, Journal of Enterprise Information Management, Vol. 27(4), pp. 337 - 357. (Emerald, CiteScore 1.93)
  29. Kar, A.K. & Khatwani, G. (2014) A group decision support system for selecting a SocialCRM, forthcoming in Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, Vol. 264, pp. 95-105. (Springer, Scopus CiteScore 0.32).
  30. Kar, A.K. (2014). A Decision Support System for Website Selection for Internet based Advertising and Promotions, Lecture notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 298, pp 453-457. (Springer, CiteScore 0.13)
  31. Kar, A.K. et al. (2014). Evaluating E-Commerce portals from the perspective of the end user - A group decision support approach, Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, Vol. 264, pp 107-117. (Springer, Scopus CiteScore 0.32).
  32. Kar, A.K. & Pani, A.K. (2014). Exploring the importance of different supplier selection criteria, Management Research Review, Vol. 37 (1), 89 - 105. (Emerald, CiteScore 1.35)
  33. Kar, A.K. (2014). A Group Decision Support System for Selecting an Open Source Tool for Social Media Integration, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 298, pp. 407-413 (Springer, CiteScore 0.13)
  34. Kar, A.K. & Rakshit, A. (2014). Pricing of Cloud IaaS based on Feature Prioritization – A Value Based Approach, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Vol. 235, pp. 321-330. (Springer, RG Impact Factor 0.41)
  35. Kar, A.K. & Pani, A.K. (2014). Non-contractible value creation in buyer-supplier networks – A case study, International Journal of Procurement Management, Vol. 7(5), pp. 493-507. (Inderscience, CiteScore 1.12)
  36. Kar, A.K. & Singh, P. (2012). A model for bundling mobile value added services using neural networks. International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, Vol. 5(1), 47-63. (Inderscience, CiteScore 0.99)
  37. Kar, A.K. & Pani, A.K. (2011). A model for pricing emergent technology based on perceived business impact value. International Journal of Technology Marketing, Vol. 6(3), 241-258. (Inderscience)
  38. Kar, A.K., Pani, A.K., Mangaraj, B.K. & De, S.K. (2011). A soft classification model for vendor selection. International Journal of Information & Education Technology, Vol. 1(4), 268 - 272. (IACSIT)
  39. Kar, A.K., Pani, A.K. & De, S.K. (2010). A study on using business intelligence for improving marketing efforts. Business Intelligence Journal, Vol. 3(2), 141 – 150. (European Business School, Cambridge University, UK and Business Intelligence Service, UK)
  40. Kar, A.K. (2009). Modeling of supplier selection in e-procurement as a multi-criteria decision making problem. Sprouts: Working papers in Information Systems, Vol. 9(40), 1-22. (Association of Information Systems, USA)
  41. Kar, A.K. & De, S.K., (2009). Using neural networks for pattern association for the online purchase of products. Sprouts: Working papers in Information Systems, Vol. 9(27), 1-18. (Association of Information Systems, USA)

International / National Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  1. Singh, H., Kar, A.K. & Ilavarasan, V. (2017). Assessing performance of e-government projects: A comprehensive framework. PMI Project Management Research & Academic Conference, IIT Delhi, India.
  2. Gupta, S. & Kar, A.K. (2017). Understanding Social Media Analytics: A Software Project Management Approach for Analysing Twitter Data. PMI Project Management Research & Academic Conference, IIT Delhi, India.
  3. Singh, H., Kar, A.K. & Ilavarasan, V. (2017). Performance assessment of e-government projects: A multi-construct multi-stakeholder perspective. 10th ACM International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV). Delhi, India.
  4. Singh, H., Kar, A.K. & Ilavarasan, V. (2016). Adoption and Acceptance of mandatory Electronic Public Services by Citizens in the Developing World: Three Case Studies from India. International Conference on Smart Cities, ICEG, IIT Delhi, India.
  5. Chatterjee, S. & Kar, A.K. (2016). Concept of Smart Village in India: A literature Review and Policy Insights. International Conference on Smart Cities, ICEG, IIT Delhi, India.
  6. Mustafa, S. & Kar, A.K. (2015). Information Risk for Digital Services for Smart Cities.
    International Conference on Smart Cities, ICEG, IIT Delhi, India.
  7. Singh, H., Kar, A.K., Ilavarasan, P.V. (2015). "E-Filing Portal of Income Tax Department of India - A Case Study", 48th International Conference and Annual Convention of Operational Research Society of India, Bhubaneswar, India.
  8. Chatterjee, S. & Kar, A.K. (2015). Smart Cities in Developing Economies: A Literature Review and Policy Insights. IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics. Kochi, India, pp. 2335 - 2340.
  9. Singhal, H & Kar, A.K. (2015). Information Security Concerns in Digital Services: Literature Review and a Multi-Stakeholder Approach. IEEE International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics. Kochi, India, pp. 901 - 906.
  10. Maurya, A.P. & Kar, A.K. (2014). Prioritizing e-Governance Mission Mode Projects through a systematic approach. Proceedings of the MARCON 2014: International Marketing Conference, IIM Calcutta, India.
  11. Kar, A.K. & Mandal, S. (2013). Prioritization of e-Government Services for improving their adoption – A Study in India. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the Emerging Markets Conference Board (MARCON 2013), IIM Lucknow, India.
  12. Kar, A.K., Khare, A.K. & Dhamija, P. (2013). Identifying the major e-governance service categories – an exploratory study within the national capital region of India. Proceedings of the International Conference on Research in Marketing, IIT Delhi, India.
  13. Kar, A.K. (2013). Using Artificial Neural Networks and Analytic Hierarchy Process for the Supplier Selection Problem. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Computing and Control, India.
  14. Kar, A.K. (2013). An Approach for Prioritizing Supplier Selection Criteria through Consensus building using Analytic Hierarchy Process and Fuzzy Set Theory. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Computing and Control, India
  15. Kar, A.K. & Rakshit, A. (2013). Pricing of Cloud IaaS based on Feature Prioritization – A Value Based Approach, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Informatics, India.
  16. Kar, A.K. (2012). A Model for Group Decision Support for Supplier Selection. Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, India.
  17. Kar, A.K. & Pani, A.K. (2012). Exploring Benefits of Non-contractible Nature – The Case of Tata Steel. Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Conference of the Society of Operations Management, India.
  18. Pani, A.K. & Kar, A.K. (2011). A study to compare relative importance of criteria for supplier evaluation in e-procurement. Proceedings of the 44th IEEE Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, USA.
  19. Pani, A.K. & Kar, A.K. (2011). Classification with analytic hierarchy process and fuzzy linear programming. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Chengdu, China.
  20. Pani, A.K. & Kar, A.K. (2011). Non-contractible value co-creation in buyer supplier networks. Proceedings of the International Conference on Technology and Management, Hyderabad, India.
  21. Kar, A.K. & Singh, P. (2011). A conceptual model to cross sell value added services in telecom industry. Proceedings of the International Conference on Technology and Management, Hyderabad, India.
  22. Pani, A.K. & Kar, A.K. (2011). Unlocking Non-Contractible Value from Supplier Management. International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) conference, Harvard University, USA.
  23. Pani, A.K. & Kar, A.K. (2009). Using Fuzzy Neural Networks and Analytic Hierarchy Process for supplier classification in e-procurement. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Management, XLRI Jamshedpur, India.
  24. Kar, A.K. & Singh, P. (2009). Assortment selection by Artificial Neural Networks. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Management, XLRI Jamshedpur, India.

          OTHER RESEARCH OUTPUT
  1. eBusiness Enablement: Implications for Business Strategy, 2009, ranked among the Top 10 accessed papers in SSRN database
  2. The Past, Present and Future of Information Systems Research, 2009, ranked among the Top 10 accessed papers in SSRN database
  3. Pricing of IT Products Based on Value Provided to Customers, 2009, ranked among the Top 10 accessed papers in SSRN database
  4. Service Specific Approach in Determining Spousal Influence in Family Decision Making, 2009.
  5. A Study on the Pricing Policies of Internet Service Providers, 2009.
  6. Research project titled “A digital water-marking scheme based on the Vector Quantization Technique”, was awarded a gold medal by Tata Consultancy Services, 2007.

Research Scholars Supervised/Supervising

Doctoral Scholars Supervising / Supervised (Email / Affiliation), Domain in Brief
  1. Gaurav Khatwani* ([email protected], IIM Rohtak), Multi-Criteria Group Decision Systems for uncertain / incomplete information & channels
  2. Sheshadri Chatterjee ([email protected], Microsoft Research / IIT Delhi), Cyber Security for Digital Services in Smart Cities
  3. Syed Ziaul Mustafa ([email protected], CoE-CSIA, IIT Delhi), Information Risk Management for Digital Services in Smart Cities
  4. Mayanka Singh Chhonker ([email protected], MNIT Jaipur), Adoption of Mobile Services using UTAUT and Risk/Security dimensions
  5. Harjit Singh ([email protected], TCS / DMS, IIT Delhi), Assessment of E-Government Projects based on multi-stakeholder perspectives.
  6. B Suresh Kumar ([email protected], Amity University), Web information retrieval system using on intelligent bio-inspired algorithms
  7. Nimish Joseph ([email protected] , DMS, IIT Delhi), Social Media Analytics
  8. Rajeswar Singh Jenwar ([email protected], DEITY / IIT Delhi), Social Media Analytics for Governance and Public Policy
  9. Purva Grover ([email protected], DMS, IIT Delhi), Applications of Big Data in Social Media Analytics
  10. Bishal Dey Sarkar ([email protected], Bharti School, IIT Delhi), Healthcare analytics using Big Data
  11. Pulkit Tiwari (Bharti School, IIT Delhi), Big Data Analytics in Telecom and Healthcare
  12. Abhishek Kumar ([email protected], DMS, IIT Delhi), Big Data Analytics for Recommender Engines
  13. Sonali Shankar (Bharti School, IIT Delhi), Analytics using Big Data for Supply Chain
  14. Manu Kohli ([email protected], DMS, IIT Delhi), Network science in Societal Problems
  15. Pooja Sarin ([email protected], DMS, IIT Delhi), Big data analytics in Web 3.0

Masters (MBA / MTech / Minor Projects) Scholars Supervising / Supervised (Roll No)

  1. Himanshu Singhal (2012SMN6679), Information Security Concerns in Digital Services: Literature Review and a Multi-Stakeholder Approach
  2. Sandheep Balachandran (2013SMF6566),  Marketing Strategy Formulation for CHIC CAD – A Media Lab Asia Product
  3. Vivek Gupta (2012SMN6719), Critical Issues and Challenges in Mobile Cloud Computing
  4. Anish S Matthew (2013SMF6565), Marketing Strategy for Shikshan – An Intelligent Tutoring System
  5. Nitin Kumar Singh (2013SMF6793), Online service market: a case study on Getmylooks
  6. Raghav Mohta (2013SMF6546), Exploring multi-faceted risk in e-payments
  7. Mustafa Syed (2014SMZ8416), Information Risk in Digital Services in Smart Cities
  8. Srishthi Gupta (11MSE1153), Using Twitter Analytics to Examine Web Accessibility Issues
  9. Deepanshu Bhatia  (2012PH10837), Exploring the buzz around Cyber Security in Twitter
  10. Rishabh Goel (2012PH10870), Exploring the buzz around Information Risk in Social Media
  11. Akshat Lakhiwal (2014SMF6504), Understanding the discussions of Blogging and Web 3.0
  12. Anuj Gupta (2013SMN6749), A framework to assess cloud service quality
  13. Aditya Juneja (2014SMT6620), Hashtag Analytics- E-Commerce & Mobile Application
  14. S Ganesh (2014SMT6634), Twitter Analytics to generate insights  in the fields of IoT,SEM
  15. Sadhvee Sharma (2013SMN6742), E-Office: A national initiative to bring operational efficiency in Indian Governance  
  16. Rajat Jain (2013SMN6949), e-PaymentQual - A framework of Online Payment Quality Measurement for E-Commerce
  17. Shalabh Aggarwal (2013SMN6962), Analysis of the Semantics behind the Virality of Facebook  Posts
  18. Harjit Singh (2015SMZ8209), A Systematic Review of Literature on Assessment of E-Government projects
  19. Nimish Joseph (2015SMZ8338), Understanding and reviewing the National Digital Literacy Mission Programme of India – An impact assessment
  20. Bhartendra Pratap Singh (2014SMN6576), Assessing drivers of quality for mobile payments
  21. Risha Mohan (2015SMF6589), Understanding impact of demonetization  on the Indian Commodity Markets – Insights connecting Twitter analytics
  22. Muskan Gupta (2015SMT6598), An exploration of customer engagement on Telecom – Insights from Twitter Analytics.