2nd International Conference

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(December 28
-
30, 2012)

A

Report

on

2nd International Conference

on

Soft Computing for Problem
Solving
(
SocPros

2012)


Organized by

Institute of Engineering & Technology

JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur, India

Inaugural
SESSION

The Conference
was
inaugurated by




Chief

Guest


Dr.
Madhukar

Gupta,


(Divisional

Commissioner,

Govt
.

of

Rajasthan)


on

December

28
,

2012

at

10
.
30

AM

with

lighting

of

the

holy

lamp

and

invoking

blessings

of

Goddess

Saraswati
.

Inaugural
SESSION


Dr
.

Upinder

Dhar
,


Patron

of

the

Conference

and

Hon’ble

Vice

Chancellor,

JKLU,

Jaipur

delivered

the

welcome

address
.


In

his

address,

he

shared

his

happiness

that

in

a

short

span

of

time

JK

Lakshmipat

University

has

Successfully

organized

two

International

Conferences
.


He

also

said

that

with

the

advancement

of

Computational

Techniques

and

Computational

Intelligence,

organizations

are

now

having

better

control

over

their

processes

and

phenomenon
.

Inaugural
SESSION


Dr
.

B
.
V
.

Babu
,

General

Chair,

SocPros

2012

and

Director
,

IET,

JKLU

delivered

opening

remarks

for

the

conference
.


He

shared

with

the

audience

that

how

the

idea

of

SocPros

2012

was

generated
.


He

also

said

that

Soft

Computing

is

going

to

play

an

important

role

not

only

in

Science

and

Engineering,

but

its

influence

will

be

extended

farther
.


He

briefed

that

about

313

papers

were

received

amongst

which

200

papers

were

accepted

for

presentation
.


Inaugural
SESSION


Dr
.

Kusum

Deep,

General

Chair,

SocPros

2012

and

Professor,

IIT

Roorkee
,

extended

warm

welcome

to

the

delegates

and

participants

to

the

conference
.



Along

with

thanks

to

the

committee

members,

She

acknowledged

that

her

decision

to

conduct

SocPros

2012
,

2
nd

in

its

series

at

JKLU

was

a

wise

decision
.

She

also

proposed

next

edition

of

the

conference

to

be

organized

at

IIT

Roorkee
,

Noida

Campus
.



Dr
.

Millie

Pant,

Programme

Committee

Chair

and

Associate

Professor,

IIT

Roorkee

briefed

about

division

of

the

accepted

papers

in

20

sessions
.

She

requested

participants

to

attend

sessions

and

strengthen

their

knowledge

about

Soft

computing

approaches
.

Inaugural
SESSION


Dr
.

Kanad

Ray

briefed

about

special

sessions

scheduled

during

the

conference
.



Chief

Guest

of

the

Occasion,

Dr
.

Madhukar

Gupta,

IAS,

Divisional

Commissioner,

Govt
.

of

Rajasthan

shared

his

pleasure

over

the

progress

that

the

university

has

made

in

short

span

of

time
.



Dr
.

Gupta

shared

that

technology

is

changing

lives

and

world

has

become

a

global

village
.

He

lightly

shared

that

conferences

are

not

only

for

fun,

dinner

and

lunch

but

mainly

for

knowledge

crunch
.

He

shared

that

he

has

problem

with

word

‘problem’

as

problems

need

to

seen

as

opportunities
.


He

shared

that

we

need

to

demystify

the

problems

in

the

country

so

that

simpler

and

cost

effective

solution

can

be

developed
.


Inaugural
SESSION

Release of
Conference Souvenir


Inaugural
SESSION


The

Inaugural

session

concluded

with

Vote

of

thanks

by

Dr
.

Umesh

Gupta,

local

organizing

chair
.



The

Master

of

the

Ceremony

was

Dr
.

Sanjay

Kumar
.

Key NOTE Address 1


The

Keynote

Address

was

delivered

by

Dr
.

Dipankar
,

University

of

Memphis,

USA
.

He

put

forward

lot

of

opportunities

in

different

areas

like

cloud

computing,

usage

of

mobile

devices

in

health

informatics,

pervasive

computing

and

social

networking

and

covered

latest

advances

in

immunological

approaches
.


Brief Review of Participation

Full Papers Received

312

Papers

Accepted for
Presentation

200


No
. of
Registration


128

No. of
Papers
Presented

(During
20
Technical Sessions
)

120

Technical Sessions


8

Technical

Sessions

were

conducted

post

Lunch

on

28
th

December

2012
.


The

sessions

were

chaired

by

Dr
.

Millie

Pant,

Dr
.

Ashu

Sharma

and

Dr
.

Amit

Jain,

Dr
.

Sandeep

Tomar
,

Dr
.

Vipin

Jain,

Dr
.

Ashwini

Sharma,

Dr
.

Sonal

Jain
.


Workshop
on “The Game Design
and Game Development”




The workshop was conducted by
Arijit

Bhatacharya
, CEO, Virtual
Infocom
.

Key note address 2

The

Keynote

Address

was

delivered

by


Prof

Anirban

Bandopadhyay
,

National

Institute

of

Material

Sciences,

Japan
.

He

introduced

brain

inspired

and

bio
-
inspired

computing

with

very

interesting

3

dimensional

clips
.

Cultural Evening



The evening was made pleasant by
melodious performances of faculty and
students of JKLU.

Key note address 3


By

Prof
.

Ravindra

Guddi
,

IIT

Bombay


He

discussed

challenges

of

process

system

approaches

and

explained

how

fuzzy

reasoning

helps

to

make

smart

decisions

for

efficiency

and

productivity
.

Key note address 3

Invited Talk


The invited talk was delivered by Dr. P. C.
Jha
, Delhi University.


He shared strategies for an optimal
advertising media planning for multiple
products of a firm operating in diverse
regions based on mathematical modeling.

Technical Sessions


11

Technical

Sessions

were

conducted

on

Dec
.

29
,

2012
.


The

sessions

were

chaired

by

Dr
.

S
.

S
.

Handa
,

Dr
.

P
.

K
.

Kapoor
,

Dr
.

M
.
K
.

Soni
,

Dr
.

Santosh

Dhar
,

Dr
.

R
.
C
.

Mittal,

Dr
.

P
.
C
.

Jha
,

Dr
.

Kannan

Govindan
,

Dr
.

G
.
S
.

Dangayach
,

Dr
.

Sandeep

Tomar
,

Dr
.

D
.

Nagesh

Kumar

and

Dr
.

Kapil

Arora
.


Key note address 4


The

Key

Note

Address

4

was

delivered

by

Dr
.

D
.

Nagesh

Kumar,

IISc

Bangalore
.


He

discussed

soft

computing

applications

in

Water

Resources

Management

and

demonstrated

Ant

Colony

Adaptation

for

Reservoir

Operations
.

Special
Tutorial on “Fundamental Aspects of
Microtubule in Brain like Computing”
by Dr.
Anirban

Bandopadhyay




Gala Dinner at Amber
Vatika


Three Doctoral Thesis were presented
for the award.

Doctoral Thesis Presentation

Technical Sessions



Technical

Session

20

was

conducted

on

December

30
th

2012
.



The

session

was

chaired

by

Dr
.

Millie

Pant
.

Key note address 5


Delivered

by

Prof
.

Ajoy

Ray,

Bengal

Engineering

and

Science

University,

Shibpur
.


He

talked

about

understanding

and

Controlling

the

uncertainty

in

engineering

and

medical

systems
-

Soft

Computing

based

approaches
.



Invited Talk by Dr.
Kanan

Govindan
,
Associate Professor in Operations and
Supply Chain Management at University
of Southern Denmark. He talked on
“Application of
metaheuristic

for reverse
supply
chain management”.


Thanks