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Coding Competition

A Programming Competition was conducted by NIT Calicut ACM Student Chapter on 3rd January, 2013, at 9:30 AM at Software Systems Laboratory. The competition was online using SPOJ. This was organized in association with the prelims (XCEED ’13) of the programming competition of CoE, Guindy’s technical festival.
There were 14 teams, consisting of 2 students each, for the competition. They were allowed to choose any programming language of their choice. There were a total of 5 questions, where the team consisting of Tijo Jose and Nimish Joseph (MTech CSE 2011-13) won the First Prize (Rs. 5000/-). Ayush Jaiswal and Anunay Bhargava (BTech CSE 2014) won the Second Prize (Rs. 3000/-) and Rahul P and Jerrin Shaji George (BTech CSE 2013) won the Third Prize (Rs. 2000/-). The team which came first is allowed to attend the finals of the coding competition directly (without pursuing spot prelims at CoE, Guindy). T-shirts of the event were also distributed.

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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Placement Orientation for PG CSE

An orientation session for the Post Graduate CSE students was organized by NIT Calicut ACM Student Chapter on 8th January, 2013, 3:45 PM at Room No: MB 202. The session was attended by all the first year MTech CSE students and was handled by the second year MTech CSE students (40 Nos.), who are already placed through campus placements.
The talk was an interactive session. There were plenty of doubts and questions from the attendees. Those who handled the sessions answered all of them and each representative explained the questions they had been asked during their interviews. Also, suggestions on preparation, books and materials to be followed, etc. were also discussed. The session ended at 5:00 PM

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Sessions on “Fundamentals of C” for BTech First Year Students

NIT Calicut ACM Students chapter, in association with Computer Science and Engineering Association and Computer Society of India Chapter of NITC jointly conducted an  8-day long hands-on series on “Fundamentals of C”. Although the sessions were intended for those students who are weak in computer programming, the response was overwhelming with the students being positive about the impact of the session in their programming skills.

Sessions were conducted on Mondays to Thursdays, after class hours in the Software Systems Laboratory.  All the sessions were hands-on, and the students were taught enough theory before the real programming session. Each day was handled by different resource persons from BTech CSE, MTech CSE and MCA students. There were 3-4 students to assist the resource persons on each day. Rs. 100/- each was collected from the attendees, which was refunded at the successful completion of the course.

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Wednesday, January 2, 2013 to Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Inauguration of CSEA Website and Wiki

The CSEA website and wiki was inaugurated by Dr. P Vinod Bhattathirippad, Cyber Forensic Consultant  to police, judiciary income tax department and banks in India and abroad on cvil/criminal cases concerning software priracy and digital data recovery issues, since 2007. He is the first Asian and one among the very few in the world with a Doctorate in forensic area.

The event was presided over by Dr. S D Madhukumar, HOD of the Department and President of CSEA. Other faculties of the Department was also present. The function was followed by a talk on the topic "Cyber Crimes and Cyber Forensics" by Dr. Vinod.

CSEA Website : http://assoc.cse.nitc.ac.in/

CSEA Wiki : http://assoc.cse.nitc.ac.in/wiki

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Inauguration of ACM Students chapter and Talk on "Why ACM?"

The Association for Computing Machinery(ACM) Students chapter of NITC was inaugurated on 30th October 2012, by Dr. Srinivas Padmanabhuni, Vice-President, ACM India. The function was presided over by Dr. S D Madhukumar, HOD, Computer Science and Engineering Department, and was attended by faculties and students across branches. The session was followed by two talksfrom the guest, on "Why ACM?" and "Software Engineering Issues for Cloud Onboarding of Applications" by Dr. Srinivas. During the first part of his talk, he elaborated on the benefits of being ACM members. He motivated the audience to be ACM members and described the countless opportunities ahead. During the latter part, he explained how Cloud Computing technology works, grows and the software engineering issues related to the same. Welcome address was delivered by Mrs. Anu Mary Chacko, Asst. Professor and Nimish Joseph, Secretary, ACM NITC Chapter delivered the Vote of Thanks. Memento was handed over to the guest by the HOD.

The student chapter of the Association of Computing Machinery was started in NIT Calicut on September 21st, 2012. NIT Calicut ACM Student chapter works closely with the Computer Science and Engineering Association, NIT Calicut in conducting technical talks, workshops, courses and programming contests. The ACM Chapter along with CSEA aims to promote the interest among students in the various fields in Computer Science and motivate them to attain higher standards in their programming and problem solving skills. Dr. Vineeth Paleri, Professor is the Faculty sponsor of the chapter, and Arunanand TA is the Chairman. More details about ACM NITC Chpter can be found here.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

IGNITE 2011 - A Community Learning Initiative

Workshop on the Essence of Computing

In conjunction with the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the National Institute of Technology Calicut, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in association with IEEE Students Branch and CSI Calicut Chapter conducted IGNITE 2011, a two day workshop on the Essence of Computing for High School Students on April 8 and 9.The program was targeted for high school students from Government schools in  Calicut district. The program witnessed participation from 40 brilliant students from 40 different Govt/Govt aided Schools in and around Calicut. The students were introduced to the science of computing in its true spirits through active learning  sessions. The major topics of the workshop included Problem Solving Methodology, Algorithms, Mathematics and Computer Science, Distributed Algorithms, Computational Origami and Cryptography. IGNITE 2011 is a potential  beginning for a host of community learning programs over the coming years. The department hopes to conduct IGNITE as an annual event, extending its reach and scope.


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Friday, April 8, 2011 to Saturday, April 9, 2011


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