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Marquee Event - International Conference                                                                                                                                          Marquee Event - International Conference

           Highlight                                                                                                                                                                      Glimpses

            Six Distinguished Computer
            Science Professors  from

            USA and Europe delivered

            keynote addresses on day

            one of the conference

               Prof. Sartaj Sahni     Prof. Sitharama Iyengar
              University of Florida     Florida International                                                                    S. Gaur, Director IIT, Jammu was the Guest of Honor at
                     USA                  University, USA                                                                        the  conference.  The  conference  received  97  paper
                                                                 ICNGCIS, 2017                                                   submissions out of which 35 were selected as regular

                                                                                                                                 papers  and  14  were  selected  as  short  papers  for
                                                                                                                                 presentation on day 2 of the conference.
                                                                  International Conference on

                                                                  Next-Generation Computing                                      Prof.  Sartaj  Sahni,  a  globally  recognized  authority  in
                                                                                                                                 computer science from the University of Florida, USA
                                                                  & Information Systems                                          delivered  the  inaugural  keynote  address  and  spoke
                                                                                                                                 about time and energy efcient big data computing
                                                                                                                                 algorithms. The second keynote address was delivered
               Prof. Vijay Kumar        Prof. Torsten Braun       The  International  Conference  on  Next-Generation            by  Prof.  Sitharama  Iyengar  from  the  Florida
             University of Missouri      University of Bern
               Kansas-city, USA             Switzerland           Computing  and  Information  Systems,  ICNGCIS,  2017          International  University  on  the  impact  of  Articial
                                                                  was organized by MIET on 11th-12th, December. The              Intelligence  on  the  future  of  the  Indian  software
                                                                  conference was sponsored by the All India Council for          industry.  Post  lunch  two  keynote  addresses  were
                                                                  Technical  Education  (AICTE)  and  the  conference            presented by Prof. Sharma Chakravarthy, University of
                                                                  proceedings were published by Conference Publishing            Texas at Arlington on Data Science and by Prof. Vijay
                                                                  Services  (CPS)  of  the  IEEE,  USA.  Prof.  Ankur  Gupta,    Kumar,  University  of  Missouri-Kansas  City,  USA  on  the
                                                                  Director  MIET  presented  the  welcome  address  and          Internet-of-Things space.
                                                                  described the international conference at MIET as a
                                                                  milestone  in  the  development  of  computer  science         The nal technical session concluded with keynotes by
                                                                  research ecosystem in the state of J&K. He reiterated          Prof. Torsten Braun, University of Bern, Switzerland and
             Prof. S Chakravarthy       Prof. Sanjay Madria       the  commitment  of  MIET  to  develop  high-quality           Prof. Sanjay Madria, Missouri University of Science and
              University of Texas      Missouri University of
               at Arlington, USA    Science & Technology, USA     research capabilities in computer science and IT with          Technology,  USA.  The  day  concluded  with  light
                                                                  international mentoring and collaboration. Prof. Manoj         classical performances by reputed artists of the region.

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