AICTE Sponsored the Workshop on Emerging Trends in the Field of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications

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News Desk, News Nation 360 : The 5-Days AICTE sponsored workshop was conducted from 14th to 18th June 2021 in which around 200 participants from different parts of the country participated.  The 5-day workshop was on Emerging Trends in the Field of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications. The eminent speakers for the 5-day workshop were : Dr Umapada Pal, IAPR Fellow, Professor, ISI, Kolkata. Dr Pal introduced many different unique and cutting edge applications of deep learning in image analysis like multi-script document recognition with the mobile application, parcel sorting, handwriting recognition and air writing to name a few. They had Dr Jyotsna Kumar Mandal, Ex-Dean, Professor, Kalyani University. Dr Mandal talked about “Recent trends in AI and its associated security issues”. Dr Pabitra Mitra, Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, explained “Artificial Neural Network” to the participants. Dr Debashis De, Professor, MAKAUT conducted a session on “Intelligent mobile edge computing”. They were privileged to have an eminent speaker - Dr Chandan Chakraborty, Professor, CSE, National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training & Research, Salt Lake.  The session was on “Machine Learning in Medical Diagnosis”. Dr Arpan Pal, Chief Scientist and Researcher at TCS Research and Innovation along with Gitesh Kulkarni and Swarnava Dey- Scientist in TCS Research talked about “The Need for AI Processing at Edge”. Dr Arijit Mukherjee, Senior Scientist at the Embedded Devices and Intelligent Systems research area in TCS Research and  Sounak Dey, senior scientist at TCS Research conducted a session on “Bio plausible Neural Computing on Neuromorphic Edge”. The event also had a session on “Stress Management” by Dr Bappaditya Chowdhury, Consultant psychiatrist AMRI-APOLLO hospital. Sabyasachi Mukhopadhyay, Faculty of Business Analytics & Statistics, School of Management Sciences, MAKAUT conducted a hands-on session on “Deep Learning”.The 5-day workshop successfully came to an end with an exam to test the participants understanding of the concepts learned in the FDP. The event was inaugurated on 14th June 2021. Our Chief Guest of the occasion was Dr Nabarun Bhattacharyya, senior director and Centre head of CDAC Kolkata. The session was opened by the program coordinator Dr Mohuya Chakraborty, who spoke about Industry 4.0 and how it is so much related to the topic of the FDP.

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Report : Anustup Kundu