Start Date: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 09:00 to 17:00
Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Coimbatore campus together with Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), Coimbatore centre is conducting Fourth National Conference on Recent Trends in Communication and Signal Processing, RTCSP 2013 and a Workshop on Challenges in Communication Technology for Space Missions New Frontiers in Science, Technology and R&D Opportunities.

As a forum to exchange innovative developments in many interdisciplinary areas, the event attracted over 200 delegates from industry and academia, including students. Addressing delegates during the inaugural ceremony, Dr. M. Basavaraj, Vice President, IETE acknowledged and appreciated the role of the Amrita – IETE Students Forum which took the lead in organizing this event, also the IETE Coimbatore Centre’s flagship event. A lecture by Satish Mohan, Senior Manager-Projects, Cognizant Technologies, followed. He emphasized the importance of the new enterprise IT model SMAC (S – Social Media, M – Mobility, A – Analytics and C – Cloud).

Paper presentations followed that covered research developments in communications, image processing, speech processing, soft computing, wireless systems, wireless networks, microelectronics, instrumentation and biomedical engineering. A total of 150 research papers were received that went through an elaborate scrutiny and peer review process. About 30 papers were finally chosen for presentation. The conclusion saw the release of the conference proceedings ELECTRON (Volume 4 – Issue 1, ISBN: 978 – 81- 921211 – 3 – 0).

Dr. M. Basavaraj, Vice-President, IETE released the conference proceedings ELECTRON (Volume 4 Issue 1) which has come with an ISBN Number ISBN 978 – 81- 921211 – 3 – 0. Various IETE Coimbatore centre senior and executive members were honored by the IETE Vice-President for their remarkable contribution towards the enhancement of society.