MCA: TechnoPrints 6.0

Apr 11, 2018

TechPrints 6.0 - National Level Technical Paper Presentation Competition under the banner of TechnoCrats, organized for the sixth time in the Department of Computer Applications, was held on Wednesday, 11 April 2018 at the Spoorthi Conference Hall, 7th Floor, Academic Block-III. The event was open for the students of MCA, M.Tech., MS, M.Sc. (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 papers being received by the Department. At the end, 43 papers were shortlisted and were called for presentation on the occasion out of which 19 were under the track of Intelligent Information Systems and 24 were under the track of Networks and Computing.

TechPrints 6.0 was inaugurated with the lighting the lamp by the dignitaries including Dr Karuna Pandit, Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, NMAMIT, Nitte, who was the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Programme. The other dignitaries present on the dais were the President of the Programme, Rev Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza, Director, Rev Fr Rohith D’Costa, Assistant Director, Dr Joseph Gonsalvis, Principal, Dr Rio D’Souza, Vice Principal and Ms Sumangala N, I/C HOD-MCA.

The Chief Guest, Dr Karuna Pandit, addressed the gathering wherein she voiced his opinion on coping up with the growth in technology. Inaugural programme also saw the release of the proceedings of TechPrints 6.0, by the Chief Guest along with the other dignitaries present during the occasion.

The conclusion of the formal programme was followed by the keynote address on Data Compression by the Chief Guest after which, parallel presentations were held at two different venues simultaneously. The presentations under Intelligent Information Processing were judged by Dr Kavitha K Mahesh, Associate Professor-CSE and Ms Sunitha Guruprasad, Assistant Professor-CSE, whereas the presentations under Networks and Computing were judged by Dr Sridevi Saralaya, Professor & Head, CSE, Mr Shreenath Acharya, Assistant Professor-CSE. 

The details of the prizewinners are as follows:



Participant Names

(Title of the Paper)


Intelligent Information Processing


B Pavithra Shet & Deeksha Nayak

(Health Monitoring and Management using IoT Sensing with Cloud based Processing: Opportunities and Challenges)

CEC, Benjanapadavu


Sridevi & Vidyashree

(Vision based Human Computer Interaction for Movement Impaired People)

SMVITM, Bantakal

Networks and Computing


S Raksha & Pooja

(Underwater Wireless Communication using PWM)

MITE, Moodbidri


Namdev Nayak & Narendra Kini K

(“Suarez”-Smart Jacket for Soldiers)

SMVITM, Bantakal


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