SONIC 2k20 on “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning”
An annual IT seminar SONIC 2k20 was held on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning during 24th and 25th Jan 2020 at Auditorium, JIMS Rohini, Delhi.
The Day 1 i.e 24th Jan 2020 of SONIC was a seminar in which eminent speakers from industry were invited. The eminent speakers of seminar were Mr.Aurobind Upadhyaya, Associate Director –KPMG, India, Ms Prerna Daga(Senior Manager & Future Leader- Internet of Things, HCL Technologies) , Mr. Rajneesh Aggarwal, Co-Founder@leadkaro and Mr Rahul Pathak, Machine learning Expert, CETPA. The seminar begins with the floral tribute to Maa Saraswati followed by Saraswati vandana. After felicitation ceremony the welcome note delivered by Head of IT Department Mr Mohit Mathur who not only enlighten the importance of Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning in today’s world but also make aware about the dangers of Artificial General Intelligence. Following was the motivational lecture delivered by Dr RK Arora- Director, JIMS and Dr JK Goel- Advisor, JIMS.
The Technical Session begins with keynote address by Mr Aurbind Upadhyaya, Associate Director- KPMG. The session was interesting and knowledgeable as a very clear understanding of Artificial intelligence domain was delivered by the esteemed speaker. The second technical session, delivered by Ms Prerna Daga, Senior Manager & Future Leader- Internet of Things, HCL Technologies. The session was titled as Demystifying Data Science and Machine Learning. A clear understanding of difference in terms such as data science, deep learning, machine learning and artificial intelligence was delivered. The third Technical Session focused on Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare was delivered by Mr. Rajneesh Aggarwal, Co-Founder@leadkaro. The session was interesting as how AI is impacting healthcare domain and how AI applications are emerging and helping healthcare industry was discussed. The Technical Session concluded by the fourth invited speaker Mr Rahul Pathak, Machine learning Expert, CETPA. This session spell bound the students with the talent of Mr Pathak as he talked on Machine Learning Landscape and the Buzzword Surrounding it and Business Applications of AI. The way Mr Pathak explained the complex Machine learning technology in simple words was commendable. The Seminar concluded with Vote of Thanks by Dr Deepti Khanna- Associate Professor JIMS. Each Technical Session was embedded with moderators and question answer rounds by Ms Ambika Bhatia- Assistant Professor –JIMS, Ms Prerna Singh- Assistant Professor JIMS, Ms Nainika Kaushik- Assistant Professor JIMS. The overall seminar anchoring was handled by Ms Rachna Minocha- Assistant professor-JIMS. The seminar audience included Students from JIMS as well as Students and Teachers from around 10 school / colleges from all over Delhi.
The Day 2 i.e 25th Jan 2020 of SONIC was a workshop of around 4 Hours. The whole workshop was divided into two technical sessions.
Session I Customized Image Classification and recognition system using prime machine learning algorithm and ensemble technique(Using Anaconda Distribution)
Session II Customized Human Activity Recognition and Classification system using opencv and convolutional neural Networks(Using Anaconda Distribution).
Both Technical Session were taken by Rahul Pathak, Machine learning Expert, CETPA. The sessions enlighten students with an idea of how machine learning algorithms were developed in Python. The hands on experience gained by students provided them a confidence of how industry is programming Python for Machine Learning. The Hard-core technical sessions concluded with valedictory and Certificate distribution by Dr RK Arora – Director JIMS.