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Report on the talk session by IEEE SPS Kerala Chapter on “Applications of Digital Signal Processing” held at CET on 19.10.17

Date : 19th October 2017 (Thursday)
Venue : CETAA Hall, College of Engineering, Trivandrum.
Time : 4:15 pm to 5:20 pm
No of attendees : 40
Guest Speaker : Shri. B Ramani, Executive Director of CDAC Trivandrum
Spot Volunteers : Vignesh S, Riya Santhosh, Athul Krishna A, Vaishnav J

This session held on October 19, 2017 had a turnout of 40 participants from various colleges. It began at 4:15 pm with the welcome address by Prof. (Dr.) K.C Raveendranathan. This was followed by Shri. B Ramani addressing the gathering. He gave a brief idea of the work currently being carried out at Centre for Development of Advanced Computing and the prospects and opportunities of getting internships there.
He continued to elaborate on the wide spectrum of applications of digital signal processing, explaining how CDAC carries out several of them. Some of the applications mentioned include Vehicle mounted acoustic mine detection systems, acoustic vector sensor systems, a recent project of CDAC-Ultrasonic Diameter Measuring Systems, MRI processing, the multi SHARC board for strategic applications, Sonic Ultrasonic NDT systems, “TARANG”-a digital programmable hearing aid ;its applications and advantages, a 3D visualization tool SRISTI, seizure prevention systems etc. to mention a few.
Afterwards, the speaker was given a memento on behalf of the SPS Chapter IEEE SB CET as a token of respect and appreciation. This greatly interactive session came to an end by 5:20pm with everyone rising and standing in attention for the national anthem. Refreshments and certificates were provided to all participants.

First Year Orientation

Number of Participants : 200
Date : October 3rd, 2016

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The Orientation for first years for 2016 was organised in the CETAA Hall on October 3rd from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. The main speakers IEEE SB CET Chairperson Pooja M. and IEEE Kerala Section Student representative Balagopal U. elaborated on the various benefits of being an IEEE member. The event also saw the experience sharing by a couple of the final years who emphasized on “how IEEE helps you to be a better individual”.

Mock Placement 2016

Number of Participants : 55
Date : September 30, 2016

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The Mock Placement’16 was organised by IEEE SB CET for the second year students to expose them to the placement process and thus guide and equip them better for the campus recruitment. The preliminary round saw a footfall of 55 enthusiastic youngsters who were shorted down to 20 who moved on to the next round of group discussion. A variety of topics were discussed on and finally 10 competent contestants were selected for the final interview round conducted by fourth year IEEE members. Finally, Amrith M of Computer Science Department  and Dakshina of Applied Electronics and Instrumentation emerged the winners.

IEEE Computer Society Weekly Sessions

Session 1

Number of participants : 50
Date : February 2
Topics Covered : Competitive Coding
Spot Volunteers : Daniel James, Kevin Joseph

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The IEEE Computer Society weekly session  held on 2nd February 2016 was the first session of its kind for the freshers. They  were briefed on the vast multitudes of opportunities and benefits the IEEE Computer Society offered. The session was handled by Daniel James and Kevin Joseph.  The session mainly focused on competitive coding and  aimed at introducing students to the world of competitive coding.  Students were introduced to the online coding platform HackerRank. The session lasted for 2 hours and ended by 6 pm. Feedback was taken and decision was made to conduct a fully hands on follow up session.

Session 2

Date : February 2
No. of participants : 15
Topics Covered : Basic C++ commands and Flow of Control
Spot Volunteers : Balagopal U, Pooja M

The IEEE weekly session held on 2nd February 2016 was an introduction to the most versatile programming language CPP. The session was handled by Balagopal. The session started with an introduction to different syntaxes, commands and different  loops like if, while, do while and for. A live demo was also given. The session turned out to be very informative and knowledgeable to the attendees especially for those who were new to programming. The session came to an end by 6 pm. The feedback was amazing which included excellent reviews and request for more classes on CPP.

Session 3

Date : February 16
Number of participants : 40
Topics Covered : Competitive Coding with HackerRank
Spot Volunteers : Amal S. Raj, Sarathchandran S, Rohit , Aarya R. Shankar

The IEEE CS Weekly Session held on 16th February, 2016 focused on ‘Competitive Coding with Hackerrank’. The session was handled by Amal, Sarath, Rohit and Aarya. The session started with a brief discussion on algorithms and complexity. A brief description of Big O notation and it’s history followed. The students were introduced to Hackerrank, a famous site for hackers from all over the world to solve programming problems in different CS domains using any programming language. The students were taught how to use HackerRank. The four spot volunteers, who had expertise in one out of the 4 languages namely CPP, Python, C and Java did one program each as a demonstration. The session which saw a major participation from first year students helped them gain more idea on competitive coding. The hands on session boosted their confidence to take part in any coding competition.  

Session 4

Date : March 8
Number of participants : 39
Topics Covered : Scripting and Git
Spot Volunteers : Jayadeep K.M , Kevin Joseph, Balagpopal U, Pooja M

The IEEE CS weekly session held on 8th march 2016 was yet another good use of 2 hours
learning, inspiring and teaching. The session started with an  introduction to ‘git’ by Kevin
Joseph. Further explanations where carried out by Jayadeep and Kevin under the guidance of Balagopal  and Pooja. The concepts of ‘nodes’ and ‘commit’ were explained  next.
Hands on experience was promoted and the required codes and assistance were provided
to the students. More concepts of branch, merging, checkout, etc were taught. At the end,
Kevin gave a small introduction to ‘Google Applied CS ’ and gave all the students an idea
about the Camp that is going to be held at CET , to which almost every one showed great
enthusiasm . A feedback form was passed around, which showed great positive feedback.
By 6pm the session came to an end and everyone dispersed.

Session 5

Date : March 15
Number of participants : 39
Topics Covered : HTML and CSS
Spot Volunteers : Jayadeep K.M , Kevin Joseph, Balagpopal U, Mohammed Nisham, Vinod Kumar S

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The IEEE CS weekly session held on 15th March 2016 focused on the basics of  Web Development. The session was handled by Jayadeep, Kevin, Vinod and Nisham under the guidance of Balagopal. The session started off with an introduction to HTML and some basic terms and terminologies. Basic tasks like changing background color, alignment, ordered and unordered lists, etc were taught. The concept of CSS was explained. It was a hands on session and students tried out what they learned.

Session 6

Date : March 17
Number of participants : 50
Topics Covered : HTML and Bootstrap
Spot Volunteers : JayadeepK.M , Kevin Joseph, Balagpopal U, Mohammed  Nisham, Vinod Kumar S


The IEEE CS weekly session held on 17th March 2016 was a continuation of Web Development series that was initiated on 15.03.2016. The session was handled by Jayadeep, Kevin, Vinod, Nisham and Balagopal. The session started with a recap of the previous session for those few people who had missed it.
During the session, students were introduced to the most popular web frontend design framework, Bootstrap. The Bootstrap grid system, responsive design guidelines and components were explained in detail.A live demo was also made within 15 mins using Bootstrap. The hands on session proved immensely beneficial to the attendees who were able to start building their own web sites.

Session on ATMEGA Microcontroller Architecture

Number of Participants : 65
Date : March 14
Organiser : IEEE RAS
Speaker : Tarun Satheesh, Chairman RAS CET Chapter 2015

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The session on ATMEGA Microcontroller Architecture was conducted with the intention of getting the participants more acquainted with ATMEGA Microcontroller. The participants were mainly First years of CET.The session imparted knowledge on the architecture of ATMEGA microcontroller and its use in various robotics projects.

KODERS : Coding competition for Freshers

Number of participants : 100
Date : February 3,4 2016
Organizer : IEEE Computer Society Chapter
Spot Volunteers : Manu Maheshwar, Sreesankar, Rahul Suresh, Amalnath E.G, Aksa Elizabeth Sunny

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Koders is the annual coding competition conducted by IEEE Computer Society for the freshers  in the college. The competition was held in two stages at Computer Science Department.

  • Prelims: Held on 3rd February 2016

The first round was offline, in which students were given a set of 20 questions, which included finding errors and outputs of code snippets, writing codes etc., based on their preferred language from among C, CPP, Java, and Python .10 finalists were selected from the prelims.

  • Finals: Held on 4th February 2016
    The finals held at the Programming Lab of the CS Department saw the 10 finalists trying their best to emerge the winners. There were 4 rounds in total. Each round had questions testing different skills expected from a programmer. The competition was closely fought and in the end three participants came on top to bag the cash prizes of 500,300 and 200 rupees respectively.

The winners:
1. Nayana B (S2 AE)
2. Jilvin Jacob (S2 CS)
3. Rohit Damodaran (S2 EC)