International Conference On

VLSI, Signal Processing, Power Systems, Illumination and Control, Communication, and Embedded Systems (VSPICE-2019)

May 23-24, 2019



About the Conference

Department of Electronics and Communication and Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, N. M. A. M. Institute of Technology, Nitte, India are organizing a Two Day International Conference on ''VLSI, Signal Processing, Power Systems, Illumination & Lighting Control, Communication and Embedded Systems'' (VSPICE-2019) as a part of Multi-Conference on International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering (ICETE-2019) on 23-24 May 2019.

The conference is dedicated to driving innovation in nearly every aspect of Electronics & Communication and Electrical Engineering. The conference provides platform for researchers, professionals, executives and practicing engineers from various industries, research institutes and educational bodies to share and exchange their ideas on the theme of the conference. A series of keynote presentations, technical paper and poster presentations are planned to discuss new issues, tackle complex problems and find advanced enabling solutions which are able to shape new trends and enable the development of mankind as a whole.

All accepted and presented papers of VSPICE-2019 will be submitted to Scopus indexed journal for further processing for possible publication.

Theme of the Conference

Advances in VLSI, Signal Processing, Power Systems, Illumination & Lighting Control, Communication and Embedded Systems pave a pathway for the development of efficient and economic systems. For making the best use of resources, expertise in multiple specializations and interdisciplinary research is gaining prominence. Hence, the objective of the conference is to provide a platform for people who are working in Electrical, Electronics, Communications and allied disciplines to share their expertise and contribute to technical innovations.

The conference will be held at N.M.A.M. Institute of Technology, Nitte, Karnataka, India. For details about the institute please visit www.nmamit.nitte.edu.in

Dr. S K Shivakumar

Distinguished Scientist and Former Director

ISRO Satellite Centre

Dr. Shubhakar Kalya

Engineering Product Development (EPD) Pillar

Singapore University of Technology (SUTD), Singapore





Scope

Submissions are warmly invited for research papers describing their latest findings and research work to the conference based on the theme. Other related and emerging themes and topics are also welcome.

Papers are invited in the following areas (But are not limited to):

VLSI

• VLSI CAD Algorithms for Design Automation
• Analog/Mixed-Signal System Design
• Testability and Design for Test
• Crypto VLSI Design
• Deep Submicron Design and Modeling Issues
• Digital Circuits and FPGA Based Designs
• Digital System Design and Validation
• Emerging CMOS Technology
• Low Power and Power Aware Design
• Post-CMOS VLSI
• Reconfigurable Systems
• System Design and Security
• Testing, Reliability, Fault-Tolerance
• VLSI Applications in Communication
• 3-D Integration and Physical Design

Signal Processing

• Adaptive Signal Processing
• Applications of Signal Processing
• Artificial Neural Network (ANN)
• Biomedical Signal and Image Processing
• Deep Learning
• Feature Extraction
• Image and Video Processing
• Machine Learning
• Multi-Rate Signal Processing
• Non-Linear Signal Processing
• Non-Stationary Signal Processing
• Pattern Recognition & Classification
• Signal Models in Communication
• Signal Transforms
• Speech Processing

Illumination and Control

• Architecture, Interior Lighting Design
• Control Devices, Sensors and Actuators
• EMS/ SCADA
• Optimal and Robust Control System
• Renewable Energy Application to Lighting
• Robotics and Automation
• Solid State / LED-based Illumination
• System Level Design and Optimization

Power Systems

• Energy Storage systems
• FACTS Controllers and HVDC Systems
• Power Electronics and Drives
• Power Quality
• Power System Protection and Security
• Power System Stability and Control
• Smart Grid
• Special Electrical Machines

Communication

• Antenna Design
• Congestion and Admission Control
• Cognitive Radio
• Information-Theoretic Aspects of Wireless Communications
• Integrated Wireless/ Optical Networks
• Mesh, Sensor and Adhoc Networks
• Microwave and RF Communication
• MIMO Systems
• Mobile Edge Computing
• OFDM, Multi-Carrier Modulation, Waveform Design
• Optical Networking
• Routing in Wireless Networks
• Satellite Communication
• Scheduling and Radio Resource Management
• Software Defined Radio
• Wireless Body Area Networks and E-Health Services
• Wireless Network Security and Privacy
• Ultra-Reliable Communication

Embedded System

• Adaptive Embedded Systems
• Biomedical, Automotive and Avionic Systems
• Distributed Embedded Computing
• Embedded Real-Time Operating Systems
• Embedded Robotics, Instrumentation and Measurement
• Embedded Software Engineering
• Hardware/Software Co-Design
• High Performance Computing Systems
• Identification and Supervision Systems
• Internet of Things
• MEMS
• Microcontroller and FPGA Implementation
• Multi-Objective Optimization
• Networked Embedded Systems
• Real-Time Systems and Applications
• Security in Embedded Systems
• Software & Hardware Architectures for Embedded Systems
• Testing and Benchmarking



Paper Submission Format

To Be Announced



Proceedings

To Be Announced

Important Dates



Submission of Full-length Manuscript

16th February 2019

Notification of Acceptance

Last date for revised paper submission

Date of acceptance

31st March 2019
10th April 2019
25th April 2019

Submission of Camera-ready Manuscript

Last Date for Registration

Conference Dates

10th April 2019
1st May 2019
23-24 May 2019

Registration Details



Registration Fee

The registration fee can be paid through Demand draft / NEFT.

Demand Draft

In favor of "Principal, NMAMIT, Nitte", payable at Syndicate Bank Nitte / SBI, Karkala, to be sent to the Conference Secretary before due date.



NEFT/RTGS

A/c Holder name: Principal, NMAMIT, Nitte
Account No.: 01152200033493
IFSC/RTGS code: SYNB0000115
MICR Code: 576025533
Account Type: S/B
SWIFT code: SYNBINBB014
Bank Name: Syndicate Bank, Nitte-574110

The proof of NEFT payment (with UTR No., date & time, Paper Id) needs to be communicated through email to Dr. K. S. Shivaprakasha (vspice2019@nitte.edu.in)





Patron


Sri. N. Vinaya Hegde

Chancellor, Nitte Deemed to be University,
President Nitte Education Trust

General Chair


Dr. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar

Principal
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, India

Co-Chairs


Dr. Srinivas Rao B. R.

Vice Principal & Controller of Examination
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, India

Dr. I. R. Mithanthaya

Vice Principal & Dean (Academics)
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, India

Conveners


Dr. Sudesh Bekal

Dean (R & D)
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, India

Dr. Muralidhara

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, India

Secretary


Dr. Gururaj Upadhyaya

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering


Organising Committee


Sri. Yogeesh Hegde, Registrar, NET Campus
Dr. Subramanya Bhat, Professor & Dean (Student Welfare)
Dr. K. Rajesh Shetty, Professor & Dean (Admission & Alumni Affairs)
Dr. Srinath K. Shetty, Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering
Dr. Srinivas Pai P., Deputy Controller of Examinations
Dr. Uday Kumar K. Shenoy, Professor, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering
Dr. P. Shankaran, Professor & Head, Dept. of Mathematics
Dr. Manjunath K. B., Assistant Professor & Head, Dept. of Physics
Dr. Ramesh Bhat, Associate Professor & Head, Dept. of Chemistry
Prof. Rashmi D. Hegde, Associate Professor & Head, Dept. of Humanity
Dr. H. Divakar Bhat, Chief Librarian
Mr. Krishnaraja Joisa, Public Relations Officer


Track Chairs


Communication
Dr. Veena Devi Shastrimath V.

Professor, Dept. of E & C Engineering



Illumination & Lighting Control
Dr. M Satyendra Kumar

Professor, Dept. of E & E Engineering



Power Systems
Dr. Suryanarayana K

Associate Professor, Dept. of E & E Engineering



Signal Processing
Dr. Subramanya Bhat

Associate Professor, Dept. of E & Engineering



VLSI & Embedded Systems
Dr. Krishnanada Shet

Associate Professor, Dept. of E & C Engineering



Finance Committee


Chairs

Dr. K. S. Shivaprakasha, Associate Professor, Dept. of E & C Engineering

Mr. Mahabaleshwara Sharma, Associate Professor, Dept. of E & E Engineering


Program Chairs


Dr. Rekha Bhandarkar

Professor & Head
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, India

Dr. Nagesh Prabhu

Professor & Head
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, India

Coordinators


Dr. K. S. Shivaprakasha

Associate Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

Mr. Raghavendra Prabhu

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Publication Committee


Chair

Dr. K. S. Shivaprakasha,
Associate Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering


Members

Mr. Mahaveera K., Assistant Professor, Dept. of ECE
Mr. Pradeep Kumar, Assistant Professor, Dept. of EEE
Ms. Anitha M. Colaco, Assistant Professor, Dept. of EEE


Web Committee


Chair

Mr. Shivakumar B. R.
Assiatant Professor, Dept. of ECE


Members

Mr. Dileep Kumar M. J., Assiatant Professor, Dept. of ECE
Mr. Raghavendra Prabhu, Assiatant Professor, Dept. of EEE


Publicity Committee


Chair

Dr. K. V. S. S. S. S. Sairam
Professor, Dept. of ECE


Members

Mr. Bommegowda, Assiatant Professor, Dept. of ECE
Mrs. Nayana P Shetty, Assiatant Professor, Dept. of EEE
Mr. Ravikiran Rao, Assiatant Professor, Dept. of EEE


Sponsorship Committee


Chair

Dr. Ananth A. G.
Professor, Dept. of ECE


Members

Mrs. Prabha Niranjan, Associate Professor, Dept. of ECE
Mr. K. V. Shettigar, Associate Professor, Dept. of EEE
Mrs. Swathi Hatwar, Assistant Professor, Dept. of EEE


Transportation & Accommodation Committee


Chair

Mr. Durgaprasad,
Associate Professor, Dept. of ECE


Members

Mr. Karthik, Assistant Professor, Dept. of ECE
Mr. Prajwal Hegde, Assistant Professor, Dept. of ECE
Mrs. Amrutha Pai, Assistant Professor, Dept. of ECE
Ms. Harshitha Bhat, Assistant Professor, Dept. of ECE
Mr. Naveen J., Assistant Professor, Dept. of EEE
Mr. Abdul Rehman, Assistant Professor, Dept. of EEE


Social Event Committee


Chair

Mrs. Sunitha Lasrado
Assistant Professor, Dept. of ECE


Members

Ms. Anusha R., Assistant Professor, Dept. of ECE
Mrs. Shankari N., Assistant Professor, Dept. of ECE
Mrs. Vaishali Y. Suvarna, Assistant Professor, Dept. of ECE
Mr. Dinesh Shetty, Assistant Professor, Dept. of EEE
Mrs. Raksha Adappa, Assistant Professor, Dept. of EEE



Advisory Committee


Dr. Omid Ansary

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs,
Chancellor's Office,
Professor of Electrical Engineering,
School of Science, Engineering and Technology,
Engineering Science Graduate Faculty,
Penn State Harrisburg

Dr. Adelmo Ortiz-Conde

Laboratorio de Electrónica del Estado Sólido (LEES),
Universidad Simón Bolııvar,
Apartado Postal 89000,
Caracas 1080A, Venezuela

Dr. Lin Meng

Ritsumeikan University Kusatsu Shig,
Japan

Dr. S. K. Shivakumar

Former Director,
U. R. Rao Satellite Center ISRO, Bengaluru, India

Dr. B. N. Suresh

Chancellor,
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology,
Thiruvanthapuram, India




Dr. Gurunath Gurala

Assistant Professor,
Department of Electrical Engineering,
IISc, Bengaluru, India

Dr. D. P. Kothari

Director Research,
Wainganga College of Engineering and Management,
Nagpur, India

Dr. Ashok Rao

Former Head Network Project,
CEDT, IISc, Bengaluru, India

Dr. S. Y. Kulkarni

Vice Chancellor Reva University,
Bengaluru, India

Mr. Sudheendra Koushik

Chair, IEEE Bangalore Section,
Bengaluru, India



Technical Steering Committee

Dr. Peter B. Idowu

Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies, Graduate Studies,
Professor of Electrical Engineering School of Science,
Engineering and Technology, Penn State Harrisburg

Dr. Mamoun Alazab

Australian National University, Australia

Dr. Leonardo Mostarda

Camerino University, Italy

Dr. Shubhakar Kalya

Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore

Dr. Ramaprasad Poojary

MIT, Dubai

Dr. P. G. Diwakar

Former Scientific Secretary, Indian Space Research Organization, Bengaluru

Dr. Babji Srinivasan

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering,
IIT Gandhinagar, India

Dr. Muralidhar Kulkarni

Professor, Department of E & CE, National Institute of Technology Karnataka,
Surathkal, India

Dr. Rekha S Bhat

Assistant Professor, Department of E & CE, National Institute of Technology Karnataka,
Surathkal, India

Dr. Prashanth Kumar H.

Assistant Professor, Department of E & CE, National Institute of Technology Karnataka,
Surathkal, India

Dr. Ciji Pearl Kurian

Professor, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering MIT, MAHE, India

Dr. Dinesh Acharya U.

Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, India

Dr. Niranjana S.

Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, India

Dr. Somashekar Bhat

Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, India

Dr. Sampath Kumar

Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, India

Dr. Sujatha B. R.

Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan, India

Dr. Mohana H. S.

Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan, India

Dr. Rama Murthy T. V.

M.S.Ramaih Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India

Dr. Maya V. Karki

M.S.Ramaih Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India

Dr. S. N. Prasad

Reva University, Bengaluru, India

Dr. Veena Chakravarthi

B.N.M. Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, India

Dr. Jharna Majumdar

Dean R & D Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology Bengaluru, India

Dr. M. K. Venkatesh

Principal R. N. S. Institute of Technology Bengaluru, India

Dr. Prashant Patavardhan

K.L.S. Gogte Institute of Technology, Belagavi, India

Dr. Balachandra Achar

S.M.V. Institute of Technology and Management, Bantakal, India

Dr. Manoj Thomas

Vimal Jyothi Engineering College, India

Dr. Sooryakrishna

Srinivasa Institute of Technology, Mangalore, India

Dr. Kumarashama

Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, India

Mr. Ravindra Barlingay

General Manager Innovative Embedded Devices (IED) Global Engineering,
Building & IT Business Schneider Electric, India

Dr. Niranjan U. C.

Manipal Dot Net, Manipal, India

Dr. Rajani H. P.

K.L.E. Institute of Technology, Hubli, India

Karkala

Karkala is a town and the headquarters of Karkala taluk in the Udupi district of Karnataka, India. Located about 60 km from Mangalore, it lies near the Western Ghats. The town was called Pandya Nagari during the period of Jain rule, and later became known as Karikallu, then Karkal and then finally to Karkala. Karkala has a number of natural and historical landmarks. It is located at the bottom of Western Ghats covered with greenery year-round. It is a major junction for religious tourists due to its strategic location along the way to Sringeri, Kalasa, Horanadu, Udupi, Kollur and Dharmasthala.

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Udupi

Udupi is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the administrative headquarters of Udupi District. Udupi is one of the top tourist attractions in Karnataka. It is notable for the Krishna Temple lends its name to the popular Udupi cuisine. It is also known as Lord Parashurama Kshetra, and is famous for Kanakana Kindi. A centre of pilgrimage, Udupi is known as Rajata Peetha and Shivalli (Shivabelle). It is also known as the temple city. Manipal is a locality within Udupi city. Udupi is situated about 60 km north of the industrial hub Mangalore and about 422 km northwest of state capital Bengaluru by road.

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Mangalore

Mangalore is the largest city and administrative headquarters of the Dakshina Kannada district, and is one of the most multicultural non-metro cities of India. It is also the largest city in the Coastal and Malnad regions of Karnataka, besides being a commercial, industrial, educational and healthcare hub on the West Coast of India. This port city has the second largest airport in Karnataka. Mangalore city urban agglomeration extends from Ullal in the south to Surathkal in the north, covering a distance of over 30 km (19 mi).

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