The book is a collection of high-quality peer-reviewed research papers presented at International Conference on Frontiers of Intelligent Computing: Theory and applications (FICTA 2016) held at School of Computer Engineering, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India during 16 - 17 September 2016. The book aims to present theories, methodologies, new ideas, experiences, applications in all areas of intelligent computing and its applications to various engineering disciplines like computer science, electronics, electrical, mechanical engineering, etc.
Dr. Suresh Chandra Satapathy is currently working as Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technology and Sciences (ANITS), Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. He obtained his PhD in Computer Science Engineering from JNTUH, Hyderabad and Master degree in Computer Science and Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, Odisha. He has more than 27 years of teaching and research experience. His research interest includes machine learning, data mining, swarm intelligence studies and their applications to engineering. He has more than 98 publications to his credit in various reputed international journals and conference proceedings. He has edited many volumes from Springer AISC, LNEE, SIST and LNCS in past and he is also the editorial board member in few international journals. He is a senior member of IEEE and life member of Computer Society of India. Currently, he is the National Chairman of Division-V (Education and Research) of Computer Society of India.
Prof. Vikrant Bhateja is Associate Professor, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional Colleges (SRMGPC), Lucknow and also the Head (Academics & Quality Control) in the same college. His areas of research include digital image and video processing, computer vision, medical imaging, machine learning, pattern analysis and recognition. He has published 100 quality publications in various international journals and conference proceedings. Prof. Vikrant has been on TPC and chaired various sessions from the above domain in international conferences of IEEE and Springer. He has been the track chair and served in the core-technical/editorial teams for international conferences: FICTA 2014, CSI 2014, INDIA 2015, ICICT 2015 and ICTIS 2015 under Springer-ASIC Series and INDIACom 2015, ICACCI 2015 under IEEE. He is associate editor in International Journal of Synthetic Emotions (IJSE) and International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IJACI) under IGI Global. He is also serving in the editorial board of International Journal of Image Mining (IJIM) and International Journal of Convergence Computing (IJConvC) under Inderscience Publishers. He has been editor of three published volumes with Springer and another two are in press.
Dr. Siba K. Udgata is a Professor of School of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Hyderabad, India. He is presently heading Centre for Modelling, Simulation and Design (CMSD), a high performance computing facility at University of Hyderabad. He has got his Masters followed by PhD in Computer Science (mobile computing and wireless communication). His main research interests are wireless communication, mobile computing, wireless sensor networks and intelligent algorithms. He was a United Nations Fellow and worked in the United Nations University/International Institute for Software Technology (UNU/IIST), Macau as research fellow in the year 2001. Dr. Udgata is working as a principal investigator in many Government of India funded research projects mainly for development of wireless sensor network applications and application of swarm intelligence techniques. He has published extensively in refereed international journals and conferences in India as well as abroad. He has edited many volumes in Springer LNCS/LNAI and Springer AISC Proceedings.
Dr. Prasant Kumar Pattnaik, PhD (Computer Science), Fellow IETE, Senior Member IEEE is a Professor at the School of Computer Engineering, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. He has more than a decade of teaching and research experience. Dr. Pattnaik has published numbers of research papers in peer-reviewed International Journals and conferences. His areas of specialization are mobile computing, cloud computing, brain computer interface and privacy preservation.p>