Dr. W Wilfred Godfrey

Dr. W Wilfred Godfrey

Designation: Assistant Professor

Department: Computer Science

Honour: Ph.D (IIT, Guwahati)

Experience: 7 years

Area of Interest: Artificial Intelligence- Robotics, Multi-Agent Systems, Machine Learning

Office Phone : +91-751-2449835

Address: A Block -118, ABV-IIITM, Morena Link Road, Gwalior-474015 (M.P.)

Email: godfrey@iiitm.ac.in

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/drwilfredgodfrey/



Dr W Wilfred Godfrey received his Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering from Manonmanium Sundaranar University (Tamil Nadu) in 2002, Masters in Computer Science and Engineering from Govt. College of Technology Coimbatore in 2004, PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati in the year 2012. Dr W Wilfred Godfrey worked as a Team Lead at Samsung India Softwre Centre, Noida. Currently, a full time faculty at ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management Gwalior, MP, India. His research interests are AI-Robotics, Embedded Systems, Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Multi Agent Systems.

URL : https://sites.google.com/site/drwilfredgodfrey/

Scopus Author ID : 24766038200

Orcid ID : orcid.org/0000-0002-0720-2647

Reach me at

Office A-118, ABV-Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management Gwalior.

Telephone: +91-751-2449835 (Office), 9425726219 (Mobile)

Email : godfrey@iiitm.ac.in, godwil@gmail.com

Teaching Interests

Network Science and Optimisation, Theory of Computation, Machine Learning, Advanced Database Management Systems.

Research Interests

  • Computer Vision & Medical Imaging
  • AI- Machine Learning for Robotics, Learning analytics
  • Mobile Agents




  • Indian patent, A Technique for Synchronizing task execution by a set of Nodes, D. Shivashankar B.Nair, Shashi Shekar Jha and W.Wilfred Godfrey.
  • Indian patent, Mobile Agent based IoT, Shivashankar B.Nair, W.Wilfred Godfrey, and Shashi Shekar Jha.


Funded Research Projects

  1. Development of Device for fostering classroom interactivity (Completed - Principal Investigator), Funded by Technology and Incubation Centre, (Rs. 6.5 Lakhs)
  2. Development of a head Gesture controlled powee wheelchair for elderly and disabled (Completed - Co-Investigator) , Funded by Technology and Incubation Centre (Rs. 6.5 Lakhs

Current PhD Students

  1. Upma Jain (Aug 2013 –Thesis Submitted, Co.Supervisor Dr.Ritu Tiwari). Area of Research: Multi-Robot Target Searching in an Unknown Environment using Nature Inspired Algorithm.
  2. Ram Kishan Dewangan (Aug 2014 – Synopsis Submitted, Co.Supervisor Prof. Anupam Shukla). Area of Research: Multi-Robot and Multi-UAV Path Planning in Unknown Environment.
  3. Priyanka Verma (Aug 2015- Continuing, Co-Supervisor Prof.Shasikala Tapaswi). Area of Research: Cloud Computing
  4. Shweta Rajoria (Aug 2015- Synopsis Submitted, Co-Supervisor Prof.Aditya Trivedi) Area of Research: Wireless Communication
  5. Pooja Mishra (Aug 2018 – Continuing,Co-Supervisor Dr.Nitesh Kumar) Area of Research: Research Isues in Hybrid Software Defined Networking

Thesis Supervision  M.Tech – 50  B.Tech - 15

Journal Publication


  1.   Ram Kishan Dewangan, A. Shukla, W. W. Godfrey, “A Solution for Priority Based multi-  robot Path Planning Problem with Obstacles using Ant Lion Optimization”,Modern Physics Letters  (World Scientific), 2019. (Accepted) [SCI IF : 0.731]
  2. Verma P., Tapaswi S., Wilfred Godfrey W., "An adaptive threshold based attribute selection to classify requests under DDoS attack in cloud based systems", Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Springer, 2019. (Accepted) [SCI IF :1.518]
  3. Jenkin Suji, Sarita Singh Bhadouria and W.Wilfred Godfrey, "Effect of thresholding using groundtruth pixel intensities on LIDC-IDRI lung cancer dataset", Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, 2019.(Scopus indexed - Accepted)
  4. Upma Jain, Ritu Tiwari, W. Wilfred Godfrey, "Multiple odor source localization using diverse-PSO and group-based strategies in an unknown environment",Journal of Computational Science, vol.34, pp.33-47, May 2019. [SCI IF : 1.925]


  1. Ram Kishan Dewangan, A. Shukla, W. W. Godfrey,“ Three dimensional path planning using grey wolf optimizer for uavs”, Applied Intelligence, Springer. [SCI, IF = 2.882]
  2. Shweta Rajoria, Aditya Trivedi, and W. Wilfred Godfrey, “A comprehensive survey: Small cell meets massive MIMO,” Physical Communication. Elsevier, Vol. 26, pp. 40-49, February 2018. (SCI IF= 1.522)




  1. Jain, U., Godfrey, W. W., Tiwari, R. (2017),” A Hybridization of Gravitational Search Algorithm and Particle Swarm Optimization for Odor Source Localization.”, International Journal of Robotics Applications and Technologies (IJRAT), 5(1), 20-33.



  1. ShashiShekharJha, W. W. Godfrey and Shivashankar B. Nair, Stigmergy based Synchronization of a Sequence of Tasks in a Network of Asynchronous Nodes , Cybernetics & Systems: An International Journal,2014, Vol. 45, Issue 5, pp. 373-406, Taylor & Francis Publn.
  2. W. Godfrey, ShashiShekharJha and Shivashankar B. Nair, On Stigmergically Controlling a Population of Heterogeneous Mobile Agents Using Cloning Resource, Transactions on Computational Collective Intelligence XIV, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2014, pp. 49-70, Springer.



  1. Nair, W.Wilfred Godfrey, On Realizing a Multi-Agent Emotion Engine, International Journal of Synthetic Emotions, IGI-Global Publishers, 2(2), pp.1-27, July-December 2011.
  2. WilfredGodfrey,ShivashankarB.Nair, A Bio-inspired Technique for Servicing Networked Robots, International Journal of Rapid Manufacturing, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.,2(4),  pp. 258-279, 2011.


Conference Publications




  1. Jenkin R. Suji, Sarita Singh Bhadouria, Joydip Dhar and Wilfred Godfrey, "Optical flow based background subtraction method for lung nodule segmentation",Proceedings of Scopus Indexed - Springer, Communications in Computer and Information Science series (CCIS), IAPR endorsed 4th International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Processing (CVIP 2019),September 27 - 29, 2019, MNIT Jaipur, India. (Accepted and Presented)
  2. Bobbili Medha, Durgam Chandana, Veldandi Soumya, Wilfred Godfrey, Gaurav Kaushal, Joydip Dhar, "Tumor growth Modeling and Estimation of Changes in Response to Cytotoxic Drugs", Proceedings of TENCON 2019 - 2019 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON),17-19 October 2019, Kerala, India. (Accepted and Presented)
  3. Shweta Rajoria, Aditya Trivedi, W. Wilfred Godfrey and Praveen Pawar, “Resource Allocation and User Association in Massive MIMO Enabled Wireless Backhaul Network.,” in IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference:VTC 2019-Spring, In kuala  lambur , Malaysia, May. 2019 .(Accepted and Presented)
  4. Jenkin Suji, Sarita Singh Bhadouria, Joydip Dhar and W.Wilfred Godfrey, " Possibilities of Optical Flow methods for Lung Nodule Segmentation", ICEIT Conference on Advances in Mobile Communications, Networking and Computing,New Delhi, April 2019.
  5. Tapesh Mandal, W.Wilfred Godfrey ,”Heat Kernel approximation using N-degree Taylor polynomial used in communit'y detection”, International Conference on Emergent Research in Mathematics and Engineering (ICERME-2019), NIT Agartala. (Accepted and Presented)
  6. Girish Suragani, Lakshmi Narayana Pothuraju, Kamal Sandeep Reddi, W Wilfred Godfrey and Vinay Singh, “ Enhancing Deep Knowledge Tracing (Dkt) Model By Introducing Extra Student Attributes,”  IEEE 5th I2CT2019 Pune.(Accepted and Presented)
  7. K. Dewangan, A. Shukla and W. W. Godfrey,“Conflict Resolutions for Trajectory Co-ordination of Multiple Mobile Robots”, in 2019 International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics (ICCCI), SIET Coimbatore, T.N., India, 23-25 January 2019.(Accepted and Presented)



  1. Jain, U., Tiwari, R., Godfrey, W. W. (2018),” Odor Source Localization by Concatenating Particle Swarm Optimization and Grey Wolf Optimizer”, In Advanced Computational and Communication Paradigms (pp. 145-153), Proceedings of International Conference on ICACCP 2017, Volume 1, Springer, Singapore.
  2. P Chejara, WW Godfrey, “Machine learning based method to predict influence spread”, 8th conference on clound computing and data science- Confluence 2018.
  3. Verma P., Tapaswi S., Wilfred Godfrey W. (2018) Agent-Based Wormhole Attack Detection and Prevention Algorithm in the Cloud Network Using MapReduce Technique. In: Saeed K., Chaki N., Pati B., Bakshi S., Mohapatra D. (eds) Progress in Advanced Computing and Intelligent Engineering. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 564. Springer, Singapore




  1. K. Dewangan, A. Shukla and W. Wilfred Godfrey, “Survey on Prioritized Multi Robot Path Planning”, in 2017 IEEE International Conference on Smart Technologies and Management for Computing, Communication, Controls, Energy and Materials (ICSTM), Veltech Dr. RR & Dr.SR University, Chennai, T.N., India. 2 - 4 August 2017, pp. 423-428.
  2. K. Dewangan, A. Shukla and W. Wilfred Godfrey, “Prioritized Multi Robot Path Planning in presence of Dynamic obstacles”, in 2017 Conference on Information & Communication Technology (CICT-2017), ABV – IIITM Gwalior, on Nov 3-5, 2017, pp. 1-5.
  3. K. Dewangan, A. Shukla and W. W. Godfrey,“Path Planning for Multiple Mobile Robots by Priority Assignment”, in 2017 International Conference on Computational Intelligence: Theories, Applications and Future Directions (ICCI-2017), IIT Kanpur on Dec 6-8, 2017, pp. 1-11 (published in Advs in Intelligent Syst., Computing, Vol. 799, Nishchal K. Verma and A. K. Ghosh (Eds): Computational Intelligence: Theories, Applications and Future Directions - Vol. II, ISBN: 978-981-13-1134-5).
  4. Pankaj Chejara and W. Wilfred Godfrey, “ Comparative Analysis of Community Detection Algorithms on Real and Complex Networks”, in 2017 IEEE Conference on Information & Communication Technology (CICT-2017), ABV – IIITM Gwalior, on Nov 3-5, 2017.
  5. Jain, U., Tiwari, R., Godfrey, W. W. (2017, November), “ Comparative study of frontier based exploration methods”, In Information and Communication Technology (CICT), 2017 Conference on (pp. 1- 5). IEEE.
  6. Visaka Gupta, Aditya Trivedi,W. Wilfred Godfrey, “Enhancing structure learning of Markov networks using alternating decision trees “,2017 IEEE 7th International Advance Computing Conference (IACC) ,IACC 2017.
  7. Sunil Kumar Yadav, W.Wilfred Godfrey , “Improving Information Spread Through Modified Scheduled-Seeding Algorithm”, 2017 International Conference on Wireless Communications, Signal Processing and Networking (WiSPNET), WiSPNET 2017.


  1. Chandan Solanki, W. Wilfred Godfrey ,”Technique for edge detection based on Interval T2FS with sobel filtering”, ), International Conference on Information Science (ICIS) pp 38-43 ICIS 2016.


  1. 16.  Sanjeev Yadav, W. Wilfred Godfrey ,”Maximizing packet throughput of CRN”, 2015 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (CICN), CICN 2015.
  2. 17.  Sooraj KU, W. Wilfred Godfrey,” Power Allocation in OFDM-CR using AGD algorithm”,  2015 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (CICN), CICN 2015.


  1. W. Godfrey, Shashi S. Jha, Shivashankar B. Nair, On A Mobile Agent Framework for an Internet of Things, Proceedings of the International Conference on Communication System and Technologies, CSNT 2013, Gwalior, India, Published in IEEE Xplore, pp. 345-350. DOI: 10.1109/CSNT.2013.79. [Typhon]


  1. Wilfred Godfrey, Shivashankar B. Nair, A Mobile Agent Cloning Controller for Servicing Networked Robots, 2011 International Conference on Future Information Technology, September 16-19th, 2011, IPCSIT vol.13 (2011), pp.91-95, IACSIT Press, Singapore. (Indexed by EI and Thomson ISI).


  1. Godfrey, Shivashankar B. Nair, A Pheromone based Mobile Agent Migration Strategy for Servicing Networked Robots, Proceedings of the 5th International ICST Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems, BIONETICS 2010, Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information, and Computing Systems, Published in the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering Volume 87, 2012, pp 533-541. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-32615-8_52
  2. Godfrey, Shivashankar B. Nair, D.H. Kim, Multi mobile agent multi robot network, Emerging Trends in Robotics and Communication Technologies, 3 to 5 December 2010, Chennai, India.
  3. Godfrey, W., Shivashankar B. Nair, Mobile Agent Cloning for Servicing Networked Robots, 13th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems (PRIMA 2010), November 12-15th, Kolkata, India, 2010, published in – Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems, Revised Selected Papers, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, LNAI, Vol. 7057, Desai, Nirmit; Liu, Alan; Winikoff, Michael (Eds.), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp.336-339, 2012.


  1. Shivashankar B. Nair, Godfrey, W., Kim, Dong Hwa, Towards a Dynamic Emotional Model, Proceeding of the IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, 5-8th July 2009, pp.1932-1936, Seoul,S.Korea. (DOI: 10.1109/ISIE.2009.5217935) (Citations: GoogleScholar 03)


  1. Godfrey, Shivashankar B. Nair, An Immune System based Multi-Robot Mobile Agent Network, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg ISSN 0302-9743,Volume 5132/2008, pp. 424-433 (The 7th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems, 10-13th August 2008, Phuket, Thailand, ICARIS 2008).


Book Chapters


  1. Upma Jain, RituTiwari, W. Wilfred Godfrey, Fusion of Gravitational Search Algorithm, Particle Swarm Optimization and Grey wolf optimizer for Odor Source Localization, IGI Global, 2017


Workshop Organized

  • As a Coordinator of Five days Faculty Development Programme on Wireless Communication at ABV-IIITM Gwalior, 3-7 December, 2018. (Funded by Electronics & ICT Academy)

Keynote Lectures/ Invited Talks

  1. Electronics Applications in Modern Domestic Appliances, Ram Eesh Institute of Engineering & Technology, Greater Noida , August 2012.
  2. An Introduction to Mobile Robotics – A Control Perspective, National Seminar on Advances in Computer Networks Communication and Security, Amity University Gwalior, 26-27,February 2015
  3. Power and Future of Network Science., MITS Gwalior, February 2017
  4. Machine Learning and its applications, SATI Vidisha( 14-5-2018)
  5. Introduction to Machine Learning, Faculty Development Programme, ABVIIITM,Gwalior, November 2018.
  6. Machine Learning in Communication, WICOM 2018, ABVIIITM,Gwalior, December 2018.
  7. Application of Artificial Intelligence-Machine Learning (Focus of Medical Imaging) ,Two days workshop on Role of data science and artificial intelligence in industry, march 29-30, 2019, ITM GOI, Gwalior.
  8. Macros on Excel,TEQIP-III Training Program on Lab Practices at MITS, Gwalior from 17th to 22nd June 2019.
  9. Neural Networks and Deep Learning, Teacher Training Program sponsored by IIT Patna from 24.06.2019-29.06.2019 at ITM University , Gwalior


Administrative Responsibilities


  • Took charge as networking faculty in-charge of the institute from July 2016 to till date.
  • Coordinator for the student colloquium during the academic years 2013,2014 and 2016.
  • Coordinator for the BTP topic allocation and evaluation commitee during the academic years 2014 and 2016.
  • Convener of the Grade Moderation committee for the years 2015,2016.
  • Member of the anti-ragging committee during the years 2014,2015 and 2016.





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