The Fifth National Conference on ‘Emerging Trends in IT’ was organized on 26th February 2014 by the Department of Computer Science,Christ University, Bangalore in association with Flutura Decision Sciences.The conference provided a platform to deliberate on emerging trends in IT by bringing together researchers, academicians and industry professionals across the country. It enabled them to share and exchange information from an academic and research perspective.
The conference was inaugurated at 9.30 am by Dr. P. Nagabhushan, Professor, University of Mysore, India. He delivered the keynote address on the topic “Symbolic Data Objects ( A new modelling strategy for pattern recognition and image processing)”.He also talked about Difficulties in Image processing, Creation of Symbolic Objects, Advantages of Normalization, Analysis through Histogram Representation, Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Data Structure, Difference between Tool Set and Skill Set and Complexity involved with Data Analysis.
The conference had three tracks covering various broad areas of research:The Data Science session was associated with the industry partner :Flutura Decision Scienceand two parallel sessions of paper presentations were also conducted.
Dr.Nanjegowda, Dean of Sciences, Christ University delivered the valedictory address.
Around 30 papers were received from various authors across the country and after a rigorous evaluation process by the review committee, 16 papers were selected. The conference witnessed good quantum of participants from across India. The conference enabled to showcase the achievements of the past and provided thought processes to set goals for accomplishment in the future.