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IT Department Hosted the Department Level Research Webinar

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The Information Technology (IT) Department hosted a webinar entitled “Clustering Algorithms for Big Data: Taxonomy and Empirical Analysis”. The event was successfully conducted on January 5th, 2021, at 1.00 p.m. using the Google Meet platform. It was organized by the Research and Consultancy (R&C) Committee headed by the Chair, Dr. R. Venkateswaran with the guidance of Dr. Fatima Al-Shanfari, HOD, IT department. The event was intended for the teaching staff of all specialization in the IT department in the college. 

The main objective of this webinar is to develop the research skills of the teachers specifically in the field of big data domain and related research opportunities.

The webinar formally started with welcome remarks by Dr. R. Venkateswaran, Chair- R& C committee followed by an introduction to the speaker by Dr. M. Chandrapal. Prof. Dr. R. Vijaya Prakash from SR University, INDIA, unselfishly shared her expertise as the speaker of the said event. During the first part of the presentation, the speaker gave a concise yet clear discussion on the importance of Research, IEEE journal publication, role of Big data and challenges in big data. Further, the speaker presented the importance of big data and its criterion to benchmarking clustering techniques, comparison of different data types and empirical study on big data clustering algorithms with references.

A total of 30 staff participated in the webinar. The will receive an e-certificate prepared by the HR Committee of the IT department.

All the participants were very grateful and showed deep appreciation to the R & C Committee for the initiative and the effort and to the speaker for her generosity in imparting her expertise and for the great and very interesting discussion. 

The session concluded at 2.00 p.m. 

Ms. Melissa Juanillo, Chair- HR Committee would like to thank the research and consultancy committee and the IT Department for the continuous support in all their research development activities.

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  • Academic Year: AY 2020-2021
  • Semester: 2nd Semester
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