One day seminar on "Data Science and Big Data Analytics" was organized by The Institution of Engineers (India) Kanchepuram local centre in association with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jerusalem College of Engineering, Chennai on 31st October, 2017. During the inaugural session, Dr.C.R. Rene Robin, Professor and Joint Director, Office of Approval, Affiliation and Accreditation of Jerusalem College of Engineering welcomed the gathering. Dr.R.Venkatesan, Chairman, IEI Kanchepuram Local Centre (IEI-KLC) delivered the presidential address and highlighted the various activities of IEI Kanchepuram Local Centre towards engineering fraternity. Token of felicitation were presented to Dr.R.Venkatesan, Chairman, IEI Kanchepuram Local Centre (IEIKLC) by Dr.M.Ramalingam,Principal of Jerusalem College of Engineering, Dr.S.R.RSenthil Kumar, Honorary Secretary, IE(I)-KLC by Dr.C.R. Rene Robin, Professor and Joint Director and Dr.V.Pattabiraman, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, VIT-Chennai campus by Dr.G.Geetha, HOD-CSE of the college. Dr.M.Ramalingam, Principal presented the inaugural address and focussed on the need for big data and the requirement for data analysis. Dr. S.R.R. Senthil Kumar, Hon Secretary of IEIKLC proposed the vote of thanks. The main aim of the seminar was to know the importance and create an in-depth knowledge about big data and today's need for the analysis of large volume of data stream to do future prediction in diverse fields.
After the inaugural session, the first invited Lecture on "Big Data analytics and Clustering" was given by Dr.V.Pattabiraman, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, VIT-Chennai campus by focussing on how Big Data can be analyzed to extract knowledge and briefed about the key technologies in data science and business.
The second invited lecture on "Detecting Patterns in Complex Data with Clustering and Link Analysis, Hands-on Application of Analytics" was given by Dr. C.R. Rene Robin, Professor and Joint Director, Jerusalem College of Engineering, Chennai. The third invited lecture on "Model evaluation and improvement of Nonlinear classification methods" was given by Dr.G. Geetha, HOD-CSE, Jerusalem College of Engineering, Chennai.
The fourth invited lecture on " Predict outcomes with supervised machine learning techniques, Dimensionality reduction methods " was handled by Dr. S. Sendhilkumar, Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.), Department of Information Science and Technology, Anna University, Chennai and he dealt with R programming, initial exploration and analysis of data using R Tool, and big data visualization. Finally the valedictory session was conducted where Dr. M. Ramalingam, Principal, Jerusalem College of Engineering, and all the Resource persons took part, feedback received from the participants and Certificate of participation were issued to all the participants. The program ended at 3.30 pm with National Anthem.