Third International Conference on FICTA-2014 begins in State Capital

Bhubaneswar, Nov 14: The third International Conference on Frontiers in Intelligent Computing Theory and Application (FICTA) 2014 began on Friday in Odisha capital.

The two-day event organised by Bhubaneswar Engineering College (BEC) aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and practitioners to exchange and share their theories,  methodologies, new ideas, experiences, applications in all areas of  intelligent computing  theories and applications to various engineering disciplines like Computer Science, Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering etc.

The researchers, professors and students from across the country and abroad were seen together in sharing knowledge and ideas at the event today.

The event was inaugurated by Koustuv Group of Institutions (KGI) chairman Prabhat Ranjan Mallick, who talked about the advantage of organising such event, a revolutionary change in the technical and professional education.

On the first day of the international conference, the researchers and guests discussed over 400 research papers studied in the countries like Romania, Russia, Vietnam, on several topics of the computer software, image, database and so on.

Among others, Padma Sri Professor Dr. B.L. Deekshatulu, DR. Swagatam Das, ISI, Kolkata, Dr. BK Panigrahi, ITI, Delhi, Dr. Suresh Satapathy, ANITS, Vizag, Dr. BN Biswal, Principal, BEC, Dr. SK Ugdata, University of Hyderabad, Dr. JK Mandal, University of Kalyani participated at the conference.

Professor Deekshatulu was felicitated along with Prof. Bikram Bhattacharya, M Bhaskar, Dr. Sudip Sarkari, V Suma on the first day of the event.

Bhubaneswar Engineering College (BEC) has been conducting the mega conference for last two years to provide a very good platform for both the researchers and students in the state. The two-day mega event was organised by Dr. BN Biswal, BEC Principal and coordinated by Dr. Suresh Satapathy, who is also the Corresponding Editor of Springer, a global publishing company headquaretred in Berlin. Along with them, students from across the country also coordinated the function at a hoel in the state capital.