Chandigarh

GGDSD COLLEGE HOLDS TWO-DAY ONLINE NATIONAL LECTURE SERIES ON GAMIFICATION, MACHINE LEARNING AND IOT SECURITY

May 26, 2020 07:28 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

The PG Department of Information Technology, GGDSD College concluded a two-day online lecture series from May 25th-26th, on the topic ‘Gamification, Machine Learning And IoT Security” that concluded on Tuesday. The session was aimed at enhancing faculty learning amid COVID pandemic lockdown.

The lecture series evoked enthusiastic participation from more than 90 faculty members from across the region.
As part of his online inaugural address, Dr Balraj Thapar, Principal of the college, pointed out that the lecture series was proof that the zeal to learn and gain knowledge was continuing even during COVID19 Pandemic. Online learning endeavour will ensure optimal utilization during the testing times, he added.

The first session on the first day was delivered by Dr. Ganesh S., CEO, Campus Levers, Chennai who talked about the importance of game-based learning in education. He elaborated on how Gamification is an effective technique to make positive change in students' behavior and attitude towards learning, thereby improving their motivation and engagement.The second session had Dr. Manoj Chaudhary, Data Scientist, IIT Roorkee addressing the participants about the learning system model. The key topics the expert focused included machine learning, deep learning, types of machine learning algorithms and their practical applications in day to day life.

The first session on the first day was delivered by Dr. Ganesh S., CEO, Campus Levers, Chennai who talked about the importance of game-based learning in education. He elaborated on how Gamification is an effective technique to make positive change in students' behavior and attitude towards learning, thereby improving their motivation and engagement.

The second session had Dr. Manoj Chaudhary, Data Scientist, IIT Roorkee addressing the participants about the learning system model. The key topics the expert focused included machine learning, deep learning, types of machine learning algorithms and their practical applications in day to day life.

The session on the second day was delivered by Dr. K.R. Rajkumar, Associate Professor, Chitkara University, Punjab. He explained the 4 stages of IoT architecture, SCADA Architecture and Security Modeling. He also discussed the application of IoT, its protocols and the Encryption techniques.

Dr. Balraj Thapar, Principal GGDSD College shared that due to the fast revolution in technology we need to adapt ourselves before we become obsolete. He expressed his gratitude to the experts for sparing time for enlightening the faculty about the latest trends in Technology. He also hanked the management for their patronage and support in organising the event. He applauded the efforts of the IT Department for effectively conducting the learning programme online.

Addressing the valedictory function, Sh. Upkar Krishan Sharma, President, GGDSD College Society, Chandigarh lauded it as an insightful attempt by the college to ensure productive use of lockdown period by improving the skill set of the faculty through innovative e-learning modules.The session ended with the vote of thanks presented by Dr. Virender Singh, Head of IT department.

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