Dr. Arpita Nagpal

Assistant Professor

Specialization : Computer Science and Engineering

Professional Biography

Arpita is an expert in the area of data mining and feature selection. She has taught the data structures, computer network, data mining and map reduce for nearly 5.5 years at Northcap University, GD Goenka University and Maharshi Dayanand University.

Prior to taking up the current role in 2018, Arpita served as a data scientist in the market research industry working on various data mining techniques.

Arpita holds a PhD from the NorthCap University; MTech (Computer Science) from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology University; and B.Tech (Computer Science) from Punjab Technical University.

Publications (from 2015)

Scholarly Journals
‘Coupling multivariate adaptive regression spline (MARS) & random forest (RF): A hybrid feature selection method in action’, International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, 14(1). (Nagpal, A., Singh, V., 2019).

‘Identification of significant features using random forest for high dimensional microarray data’, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 13(8). (Nagpal, A., Singh, V., 2018), pp. 2446-2463.

‘A feature selection algorithm based on qualitative mutual information for cancer microarray data’, Procedia computer science journal, Elsevier, vol. 132. (Nagpal, A., Singh, V., 2018), pp. 244-252.

Scholarly Conference Proceedings
’A new proposed feature subset selection algorithm based on maximization of gain ratio’, Fourth International Conference on Big Data Analytics (BDA-2015), Indian Institute of Technology, Warangal, Hyderabad India. (Nagpal, A., Singh, V., December 2015).


Arpita’s current research interests are focused on artificial Intelligence and Image processing, which she shares with other members of the computer science society. She is guiding two of the research scholars in these domains.

Contribution to Profession and Awards (from 2015)

Session chair, International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Data Science.

Editorial Review Board, International Journal of Social computing & Cyber physical system.

Coordinated a conference and contributed as member of the Technical Program Committee in international conferences and national workshops.