NCSCC-17: Final Report
The Departments of Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and
Electronics Engineering and Computer Applications of SJEC in association with
Tata Consultancy Services – Bengaluru and Scientific and Academic Publishers –
United States organized a two days National Conference on Smart Computing and
Control NCSCC-17, on 29 - 30 June 2017. The conference was well attended by
eminent academicians, faculty members and students from reputed technical and
educational institutions from different parts of the country.
The conference was inaugurated by the Chief
Anirban Basu, President of Computer Society of India, on 29th
June 2017 at 9:30 am. Dr Anirban Basu released the proceedings of the
conference and delivered the keynote address on 'IoT and Big Data Analytics'.
In his address, Dr Basu mentioned that, with an easy access to sensors, there
is more scope for IOT based projects in India. He spoke about the idea of smart
cities in the Indian context and the policies put forth by the Indian
Government on IOT. He also highlighted
the importance of data analytics in the context of big data and the various
issues in classifying and clustering big data.
Rev. Fr Wilfred Prakash D'Souza, Director - SJEC presided over the
function and appreciated the Departments for taking initiation in conducting
this National Conference. Dr Joseph Gonsalvis, Principal-SJEC spoke about the
necessity of integrating technologies to aid research and development
activities. Dr Rio D'Souza, Vice Principal and Head of the Department of
Computer Science and Engineering, welcomed the dignitaries and introduced the Chief
Guest to the gathering. Ms Sridevi Saralaya, Associate Professor, Department of
Computer Science and Engineering and Conference Chair of NCSCC 2017, gave an
overview of the conference.
The technical session titled Communication
Network & Internet Technology was conducted on the first day of the
conference at 2:00 pm at the Spoorthi Conference Hall, Academic Block III. The
session was chaired by Dr Pushparaj Shetty D, Assistant Professor, Department
of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, NITK - Surathkal and Co-Chaired by
Ms Sunitha Guruprasad, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and
Engineering-SJEC. Six papers were presented
during the session. The paper titled Development
of Android based application ASKresults by Gopika G, K K Gayathri Ramesh,
Kripa M L, Likitha U B, Shashidhara Kulal and Alwyn Edison Mendonca of Srinivas
Institute of Technology, Mangaluru won the best paper award.
The second session titled Power Electronics drives & Energy
Management Systems was conducted simultaneously at Fr Fred Memorial Hall,
Academic Block I. The session was chaired by Dr Rajalakshmi Samaga B L,
Professor and Head, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering,
Canara Engineering College, Mangaluru and co-chaired
by Dr Sheryl Grace Colaco, Professor and Head, Department of Electrical and
Electronics Engineering - SJEC. Ten papers were presented
during this session. The paper titled Superlative
Vehicle by Oliver Lester Saldanha, Jackson Ivan D’Souza, Puneeth G
Suvarna,Theju kumar JP, Sheryl Grace Colaco of SJEC was awarded the best paper.
The proceedings on the second day started with a tutorial on 'IoT
and Smart Environments' by Dr Bighnaraj Panigrahi,
Scientist, TCS Research & Innovations, Bengaluru. Dr Bighnaraj in his address traced the
evolution of IoT from Wireless sensor Networks and briefly
presented the history of IoT, its architecture, IoT applications and networking
for IoT. Dr
Panigrahi also explained about the ongoing IoT related activities at TCS –
Bengaluru and concluded with a video of a Smart Home demonstrating all the
applications of IoT that were explained.
The tutorial was followed by the third
technical session titled 'Intelligent
Systems and Knowledge Management'. The session started at 11:00 a.m at Spoorthi Conference Hall, Academic Block III. The session was
chaired by Dr Radhika M Pai, Professor, Department of
Information and Communication Technology, MIT - Manipal and co-chaired by Ms Sumangala, Assistant Professor and
In-charge HOD, Department of Computer Applications, at SJEC. Ten presentations were made during the session and the best paper award was won by
the paper titled Smart
Cane for the visually impaired by Muriel Pinto,
Veena Parvathi, Sheetal Malagi, Denzil Rose, Ajinthajaya Kumar M K of SJEC.
session on Smart Environments started at 2:00 pm at Fr Fred
Memorial Hall, Academic Block I. The session was chaired by Dr Thyagaraju G S,
Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SDMIT,
Ujire and co-chaired by Mr Shreenath Acharya, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering - SJEC. Fourteen participants presented their paper during this session.
Best paper award was given to the paper titled Portable
Functional electrical stimulator for post-stroke: An emerging rehabilitation
tool for stroke patients by Rahul V A, Subramanya
K, Ajithanjaya M K of SJEC.
This conference provided a platform to all the researchers, faculty
members and students across the country to share their ideas and research in
the emerging fields of Smart Computing and Controls. Dr Sheryl Grace Colaco, Professor and Head, Department of Electrical and
Electronics Engineering and the Organizing Chair of NCSCC 2017 conveyed
the vote of thanks