1st International Conference on Innovations in Computer Science & Software Engineering (ICONICS-2016)
December 15-16, 2016
Karachi - Pakistan
The past couple of decades have witnessed rapid advances in the field of Computing. The global economy has made it imperative for the international community to cooperate and collaborate with each other to explore and keep informed of the leading technological advancements. In response to this need, The Department of Computer Science & Software Engineering, NED University of Engineering & Technology organized the 1st International Conference on Innovations in Computer Science and Software Engineering (ICONICS-2016) on 15-16 December 2016.
The objectives for organizing this conference were two-fold. Firstly, to invite proponents of cutting-edge software technologies and research internationally, to share their latest research ideas, innovations and their vision of the way forward in computer science and software research and development. Secondly, the conference acted as a bridge between academia and industry which would help in promoting a vibrant research environment in NED University which is beneficial for the both.
Mr. Jam Mehtab Dahar
(Minister of Education and Literacy Sindh)
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Afzal Haque
(Vice Chancellor, NED University)
Dr. Sikandar Ali Shoro
(Special Assistant to CM Sindh for IT)
Prof. Dr. Najmi Ghani Haider
(Chairman CSSE & Co-Convener ICONICS)
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tufail Jokhio
(Dean ISH & Convener ICONICS)
Dr. Shariq Mahmood Khan
An overwhelming response from the academia and industry was received. Attendees for the conference included representatives from Pakistan, USA, UK and Malaysia.
The conference comprised of six sessions which included:
• Artificial Intelligence, Speech recognition and pattern recognition
• Internet of Things (IoT) and Computer Systems
• Data Mining
• Computer Networks and Wireless Communication
• Emerging Trends in Computer Science and Software Engineering
• Poster presentation.
73 full papers were received from around the world. After critical review from the members of technical programme committee, 19 full papers were accepted. The acceptance rate for this conference was therefore 26%.