Thrust Areas

The Department is focused on teaching and research in domains like Machine Learning, Data Mining, Computer Networks and Security, High Performance Computing, Hardware Software Co-design, Image Processing and Cloud Computing. Expertise of faculty members in various thrust areas has attracted funded research projects from various funding agencies like DST, BRNS – DAE, ISRO, GUJCOST and more.

A number of research publications viz; journal and conference papers/ book chapters/ technical articles at National and International level add to the credit of the Department.

The strength of the Department lies in the offering of consultancy and custom training programmes in the areas of Machine Learning, Data Mining, IoT and Networking, Website and Mobile Application Development, Software Quality Assurance, High Performance Computing, Cyber Security and Learning Management Systems. The Department has conducted many of such training programs for SAC-ISRO Ahmedabad, INS Valsura and other academic institutions.

Thrust Areas and Subdomains

  • Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition
    • Knowledge representation
    • Machine learning
    • Deep learning in Computer Vision
    • Natural Language Processing
    • Human computer interaction
    • Web Data Mining
    • Content Based Information Retrieval
  • Big Data Analytics
    • Big Earth Data Analytics
    • Geo Informatics
    • Data Mining on Big Data
  • Communication Networks
    • Internet of Things
    • Software Defined Network
    • Vehicular Networks
    • Wireless and Mobile Networks
    • Information and Network Security
    • Swarm and Evolutionary Computation
  • Virtualisation and Autonomic Computing
    • High Speed Network
    • Security in Cloud
    • Cloud Computing
    • Data center Management
    • Handling Big Data on Cloud
    • Mobile Cloud
    • Cloud Forensics
    • Fog Computing
  • Image Processing
    • Satellite image processing
    • Medical image processing

Interdisciplinary Areas 

With Industry 4.0, the focus is on Big Data, IoT and Automation in all industries. It is then imperative that interdisciplinary areas be explored for applications of computer science and engineering. One such area is Cyber Physical Systems where joint research projects are undertaken with the Electronics and Communication Engineering and Instrumentation and Control Engineering departments. The Department is also engaged actively in collaborative projects with the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Institute of Plasma Research for research in the domain of High Performance Computing and Applications. Extensive research in collaboration with the Institute of Science is being conducted in Genomics, Geo-informatics, Bio-informatics and more.

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