Second IEEE International Conference on "Emerging Computation and Information Technologies" was jointly organized by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. and Information Science and Engineering., Siddaganga Institute of Technology and Florida International University, USA, on 15th and 16th Dec.2017.
The conference was inaugurated on 15th December 2017 by Dr. S S Iyengar, Ryder Professor and Director, School of Computing and Information Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, USA. During his inaugural address, he stressed on India becoming developed country and expressed the need for interdisciplinary research quoting examples in the domain of medical and naval applications. He expressed his concern over Indian scientists not in the list of Nobel Laureates in the recent years, and appreciated that Bangalore is identified as a Global Information Technology hub. He urged all the participants to think of interdisciplinary problems and come up with novel solutions useful to society. He also listed domains like Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Forensic Analysis, Data Fusion, Image Processing, Internet of Things, Pattern Recognition which the researchers can choose, work and make India great.
Sri Srinivas Ramanujam, Academic Relationship Manager, Tata Consultancy Services, Bengaluru, expressed that talent in all the institutions requires to be nurtured for the progress of the country. Sri Bindu Madhava B S, Associate Director, Real Time Systems and Smart Grid, CDAC, Bengaluru, during his address highlighted the top ten technologies identified by IEEE for the year 2018.
Dr. M N Channabasappa, Director, SIT, Tumakuru presided over the function and addressed the gathering about the importance of presenting technical papers in international conferences. Dr. Shivakumaraiah, Principal, SIT, expressed that interdisciplinary conferences need to be organized which will initiate the collaborative research work across the departments.
Dr. R Sumathi, Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering., Dr. R Aparna, Head of the Department of Information Science and Engineering. Dr. N R Sunitha, Professor in Department of Computer science and Engineering. were present during the function.
Renowned technologists from academia and industry have delivered keynote address on the latest developments in the field of computation and information technologies. Dr. Rajan M A from TCS spoke on "Block Chain Technology and its Applications", Dr. S S Iyengar delivered a keynote address on "Artificial Intelligence and Deep learning in Software Development" and Dr. Athithan G from DRDO addressed R&D challenges in cyber security during his keynote talk. The key note address on 15th and 16th was followed by paper presentation sessions. About 50 researchers all over India presented their research work in the areas of computing, database, networking and security. All the accepted and presented papers will be published in IEEE Explorer.