International Conference on "Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications" ERCICA-2013


The First International Conference on "Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications", ERCICA-2013 was one of the prestigious events jointly organized by the Departments of CSE & MCA during 02-03, August, 2013 at Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology (NMIT), Yelahanka, Bangalore, India. The conference was supported by Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP).

ERCICA-2013 was organized under the patronage of Dr. Vinay Hedge, President and Dr. N R Shetty, Advisor, Nitte Education Trust. Dr. H.C.Nagaraj, Principal, NMIT was the Conference Chair and the Program Chairs are Dr. Nalini.N, HOD, CSE and Dr. Prasad N H, HOD, MCA of NMIT.

ERCICA aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum for Researchers, Engineers and Scientists to discuss and promote research and technology in the thrust areas such as Computing, Information, Communication and Applications. The conference will bring researchers, educators, professional engineers and technologists into a single forum in order to discuss and debate on the emerging research in the above emerging areas.

More than 530 papers were received for the conference in varied specializations of Computing, Information, Communication and Applications and all the papers were reviewed by the Review Committee and selection was based purely on quality of research and outcome.

We have received papers from places like Finland, Nigeria, UK etc..and from across the country from renowned Institutions like IIT-Kharagpur, IIT-Roorkee, IIT-Allahabad, NIT-Warangal, NIT-K-Surathkal, NIT-Agarthala, NIT-Patna, NIT-Calicut, Jadhavpur University, IIMT University, KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Bharatiyar University, Anna University, VIT, Vellore, Satyabhama University, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, and from outside Karnataka we have papers from places like Uttar Pradesh, Chennai, Nagpur, Coimbatore, Pune, Namakkal, Karur, Kathir, Sinhghad, Madhurai, Ananthpur, Gandhinagar, NewDelhi, Patiala, Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, Dharmapuri, Goa, Trichy, Hyderabad, Aurangabad, Tirupati, Bhuvaneshwar, Pondicherry, Jamshedpur, Guntur, Salem, Kolhapur, Raisoni, IIFT, Kurnool, Jodhpur, Kollam….etc.,

From our state we have papers from almost all the prominent Engineering name a few DSCE, SJBIT, SIT,SSIT, CMRIT, RVCE, Adichunchanagiri, SDMCE, MSRIT, JSSATE, SJMIT, Sambhram, Presidency, BVBCET, MCE Hassan, Belgaum, EWIT, Alva’s, ACIT, Acharya, Oxford, RITM, Dr.AIT, NMIT, NMAMIT, KVGCE, New Horizon, Alliance, CIT, Mangalore IT, Gogte, BTLIT, SJCIT, BMSIT, etc.. We also have papers from Industry and R&D organizations like CICSO Systems, SAC (Space Application Center) &ISRO and JNTUK &ISRO.

We wish to state that the acceptance ratio is 1:4

The proceedings of the conference is published by ELSEVIER and made online in Elsevier digital Library (Elsevier is one of the top publishers in the world) and indexed in DBLP (Digital Bibliography & Library Project).

A Pre-Conference tutorial was organized on 1st, August, 2013 at Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology. And prominent speakers from the Academia and Industry delivered tutorials on the topics of “Image and Video Processing – Algorithms, Demonstration in Software and in Embedded Platforms” and “Advances in Scientific Computing and Cloud” from Dr. Jharna Majumdar, Dean R&D, Professor and Head, CSE (PG) and Experts from CDAC and HPC, DELL (R&D) & Dr. Sanjay,H A, Professor and Head, ISE and his team respectively.

We are very happy that, our International conference is inaugurated by our Respected Chief Guest Shri R V Deshpande, Hon’ble Minister for Higher Education .Govt. of Karnataka

We have Prof.L M Patnaik, Former Vice Chancellor-Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune & Honorary Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore as the Guest of Honour.

Dr.Satish Udpa, Executive Vice President, Michigan State University has specially come from Detroit, USA and will deliver the Key note Address.

We also have on stage our Chief Patrons Shri N Vinay Hegde, President, Nitte Education Trust and Prof. N R Shetty, Advisor, NMIT.

Also we have Dr. H.C.Nagaraj, Conference Chair and Dr. Jharna Majumdar and Prof Ranganatha Setty our Advisory Chairs.

Total of 139 authors presented their papers in four different tracks and 12 sessions i.e., Computing, Information, Communication and Applications. Sessions are chaired by reputed persons from Industry and Academia.

Also we, have arranged cultural program and Banquet on 02, august, 2013 at Hotel Sai Leela at 7.00pm. All the participants were presented enjoyed the night.

A local tour of Bangalore was also arranged for all the authors/Participants on 3rd August. More than 50 participants were enjoyed on this tour all over Bangalore.

On the second day i.e. on August 3rd, Prof. R. Natarajan, Former Director, IIT Madras and Former Chairman, AICTE, was be the Chief Guest and also delivered the key note address.

Dr. Venugopal K R, Special Officer, DVG Bangalore University & Principal, UVCE, Bangalore was the Guest of Honour on 03, august, 2013.

Dr. N M Bhatta, Senior Consultant, TCS, Bangalore was the Special Invitee.

Professor N R Shetty, Advisor, NMIT (Former Vice Chancellor, Bangalore University and Former President ISTE-New Delhi) was presided over the function.

On the second day, we had more than 50 paper presentations from authors.

During Valedictory function on 3rd August at 2.00pm the certificates was distributed to all the authors and BEST PAPER AWARD was given on this occasion.

The Best Papers Awardees are:

  1. The FIRST - Best Paper Award of ERCICA – 2013 is :

PAPER ID – 127

Title: "Sensor Monitoring using I2C Protocol and LabVIEW"

Authors: J. Manikandan, C. Niladri and V.K. Agrawal

Affiliations: Crucible of Research and Innovation, PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore 560085, Karnataka,India

  1. The SECOND - Best Paper Award of ERCICA – 2013 is :

PAPER ID – 171

Title: "Sliding Window-Wright Huang HYPR Technique for Low Dose Image Quality Improvement"

Authors: Shrinivas D Desai a, Akarsh Shetty, Devaraj Nayak

Deepa Hudedb, Anup Bangalore, Linganagouda Kulkarni

Affiliations: B V B College of Engineering & Technology, Hubli, 580031,India

ERCICA is co-sponsored by TCS, Axis Bank, CrissCross Interantional Pvt.Ltd, Nepal Oredian Education Resources Limited, Nigeria, Synergy Career Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Nepal, Amasa Educational Services, Sri Lanka , GBC Overseas Consultancy, Bangkok, Higgin Bothams, Bangalore, Cresys Technologies, Bangalore

We wish to thank all the Authors, Sponsors, associated partners on behalf of Program Committee, our Chief Patrons, Conference Chair, Publication-Chair (Elsevier), Advisory Chairs, Advisory Committee, Program Committee, Organizing Committee, Authors, Review Committee, Faculty, Staff of NMIT, International & National Sponsors, and everyone who is associated with our First International Conference on “Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications-ERCICA-2013” for their kind and constant support in making this Conference a GRAND success.

The Feedback for – ERCICA-13 was rated by the authors and
participants was "OUTSTANDING" in overall..

Thanking You …

Dr. Prasad N Hamsavath, Prof & Head - MCA
Dr. Nalini N, Prof & Head - CSE
Program Chairs – ERCICA -2013

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