Programme Schedule

First Day[26/02/2019]

09.00 am – 10.00 am


10.00 am – 11.15 am


Welcome: Dr Lajish V L (Conference Chair)
Presidential Address: Dr. P Mohan (Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Calicut)
Inauguration: Dr. K. Mohammed Basheer (Hon.Vice Chancellor, University of Calicut)
Keynote Address: Raveendran Kasthuri, Group CEO (ULCCS Ltd)
Topic: Computational Intelligence and Data Analytics an Indian Perspective
Prof. R. Bindu, Syndicate member
Sri.K.K. Haneefa, Syndicate member
Dr. M. Manoharan, Co-ordinator, IQAC
Dr Ramachandran P T, Director, School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Vote of Thanks: Ms. Manjula K A (Convenor, CIDA19)

11.15 am - 11.30 am

Tea Break

11.30 am - 01.00 pm

Prof. U.S Tiwary

Professor, Department of IT, Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Allahabad, India
Topic: Interpretable Learning Models.

1.00 pm - 1.45 pm


1.30 pm – 5.00 pm

Parallel session (A/C Side hall)

Paper presentation Track 1
Chair: Dr. Saritha Namboodiri, Associate Professor& Head, Dept. of Computer Science, S.V.T.B College.
Dr. R.K. Sunil Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of IT, Kannur University

1.45 pm - 3.15 pm

Prof.Laxminarayana Parayitam

Principal Scientist / Professor and Director NETRU, Osmania University.
Topic: Automatic Speech Recognition for Indian Languages with HMMs and DNNs

3.15 pm - 3.30 pm


3.30 pm - 5.00pm

Dr. Niyati Chhaya

Research Scientist, Adobe Research, Bangalore India.
Topic: Affective Content Analysis

Second Day[27/02/2019]

09.30 am - 11.00 am

Dr. Deepak Padmanabhan

School of EEECS, Queen's University Belfast, UK.
Topic: Data Science vs. Fake News

11.00 am - 11.15 am

Tea Break

11.15 am - 12.45 pm

Dr. Chandra Shekar Laskhminarayanan

Asst. Professor, Computer Science and Engineering IIT Palakkad
Topic: Reinforcement learning: The frontier of Artificial Intelligence.

12.45 pm - 1.30 pm

Lunch Break

1.30 pm – 4.00 pm

Parallel session (A/C Side hall)

Paper presentation Track 2
Chair: Dr. V Kabeer, Assistant Professor and Head, Dept. of Computer Science, Farook College (Autonomous).

1.30 to 3.00 pm

Mr. Unnikrishnan A.R

Business Head & Research, NVIDIA
Topic: AI Era: The new Paradigm Shift. Focus on Industries & Use Cases

3.00 pm - 3.30pm

Dr. Lajish V.L

Head, Department of CS & Director, Calicut University Computer Centre
Topic: Recent Research Developments and New Directions in Speech Processing

03.30pm to 04.00pm

Valedictory Function



Department of Computer Science, University of Calicut, Calicut University PO,Malappuram,673635.