MCA: TechPrints 5.0

Apr 26, 2017

TechPrints 5.0 was a National Level Technical Paper Presentation Competition under the banner of TechnoCrats, which was being organized for the fifth time in the Department of Computer Applications at SJEC. The event was held on Wednesday, 26th April 2017 at the Spoorthi Conference Hall, 7th Floor, Academic Block-III and was open for the students of MCA, M.Tech., MS, MSc (Computer Science) and BE (CS & IS). Papers were called for the topics under the broad categories of Intelligent Information Processing, which included Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Neural Networks and Data Mining as one track and Networks and Computing which included Computer Networks, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Mobile Computing and Internet of Things on the other side. There was an overwhelming response from the students of neighboring colleges which saw 30 papers being received by the Department. At the end, 24 papers were shortlisted and were called for presentation on the occasion out of which 11 were under the track of Intelligent Information Systems, and 13 were under the track of Networks and Computing.

TechPrints 5.0 was inaugurated with the lighting the lamp by the dignitaries including Dr Vasudeva, Professor & Head, SMVITM, Bantakal, who was the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Programme. The other dignitaries present on the dais were the President of the Function, Rev Fr Joseph Lobo, Director, Rev Fr Rohith D’Costa, Assistant Director, Dr Rio D’Souza, Vice Principal/Dean-MCA and Ms Sumangala N, I/C HOD-MCA.

The Chief Guest, Dr Vasudeva, addressed the gathering wherein he voiced his opinion on coping up with the growth in technology. Inaugural programme also saw the release of the proceedings of TechPrints 5.0, by the Chief Guest along with the other dignitaries present during the occasion.

The conclusion of the formal function was followed by the keynote address on Social Network Analysis by the Chief Guest after which, parallel presentations were held at 2 different venues simultaneously. The presentations under Intelligent Information Processing were judged by Mr Sunil Kamath, Assistant Professor-CSE and Mr Hareesh B, Assistant Professor-MCA whereas the presentations under Networks and Computing were judged by Mr Shreenath Acharya, Assistant Professor-CSE and Mr Athokpam Bikramjit Singh, Assistant Professor-MCA.

TechPrints 5.0 came to an end with Valedictory Programme on the same evening. The Chief Guest for the ceremony was Dr Joseph Gonsalvis, Principal - SJEC and the President of the Programme was Dr Rio D’Souza, Vice Principal/Dean-MCA at SJEC; who was present on the dais along with the other dignitaries.

The details of the prize winners are as follows:



Participant Names

(Title of the Paper)


Intelligent Information Processing


Shwetha H & Sindhu Rani


SMVITM, Bantakal


Saiyed Mohammed Arshad & Devdatt Sawant Saudagar

(Fake Indian Currency Detection using MATLAB Program)

AIMIT, Beeri

Networks and Computing


Sushin PV

(Mozhi Android Application: Local Language Text-to-Speech Converter)

PACE, Mangaluru


Nishanka S & Rishikesh Patel

(A Study on Workflow Scheduling Algorithms in Cloud)

AIMIT, Beeri



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