Dr. M. Basavanna is working as Assistant Professor, and coordinator of the Postgraduate Department of Computer Science, Government College (Autonomous), Mandya, Karnataka, India. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the University of Mysore, Mysore, and M.Phil. degree from the Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India. He did his Ph.D. in Computer Science from VELS University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India under the guidance of Dr. S.K. Srivatsa. He has published more than 15 research papers in various national and international Journals and conferences. He is a Life Member of CSI, and Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata, India. He is a Chairman of BOS, BOE and Departmental Council and Academic Council. His research interests include digital image processing, pattern recognition and scene text analysis.