Faculty Details

Dr. Rahul Kumar

Assistant Professor, Decision Sciences
Fellow (IIM Ranchi); B.E. (BIT MESRA)
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Teaching Interests

Business Statistics, Analytics and Machine Learning, Data/Text Mining

Research Interests

Machine Learning (ML), Recommender systems, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Data/Text Mining

Research & Publications


2017, JOURNAL: Reconceptualizing co-opetition using text mining: inductive derivation of a consensual definition of the field (1996-2015), Inderscience Publishers

2017, JOURNAL: The State of Ambidexterity Research: A Data Mining Approach, Emerald

2017, JOURNAL: Improving recommendation quality by identifying more similar neighbors in a collaborative filtering mechanism, Inderscience

2016, JOURNAL: Identifying meaningful neighbors for an improved recommender system, Emerald

2016, JOURNAL: Recommendation Engine based on derived wisdom for more similar item neighbors, Springer

#Book Chapter

2016, Chapter: E-book chapter- Business Analytics And Intelligence: A Compendium, I.K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.

2016, Chapter: E-book Chapter-Business Analytics and Intelligence: A Compendium, I.K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd


2016, Conference-Attended: Fourth International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence (ICBAI), Venue: IISc Banaglore

Work Experience

More than four years of Industry Experience at JUSCO (TATA STEEL subsidiary) and Infosys Consulting Ltd.
Worked as Manager (construction) at JUSCO.
Post Ph.D., was serving as an Analytics Consultant-Business Consulting at Infosys.