NCC 2003: 9th National Conference on Communications

Organised by
The Joint Telematics Group of the IITs/IISc

Held at
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2003

The National Conference on Communications is organised annually by the Joint Telematics Group at one of the IITs/IISc. It is the premier national meeting for academics, industry professionals, developers, policy makers and students in the areas of Communications, Networking and Information Technology to exchange and brainstorm ideas, identify common goals, and recharge oneself.

As in the past, NCC 2003 is packed with tutorials, plenary talks, and paper sessions on a wide range of topics. There is also a session showcasing some products developed in India. These are not to be missed.

In addition, NCC 2003 brings to you ,

The conference features excellent plenary talks by leading experts.
  • Prof. Anurag Kumar of IISc will talk about new developments in packet-communication networks  
  • Dr. Bill Hunt of Analog Devices, Inc. will talk about new ways of synthesising signals for wireless transmitters   
  • Dr. M. Vidyasagar of Tata Consultancy Services will expose us to the challenges in the emerging area of Computational Biology

The paper sessions are wide-ranging, encompassing all areas of current research interest - a heartening aspect of communications research in India today.

The session titles include:
  • Coding and Modulation
  • Adaptive Signal Processing
  • Communication Systems
  • CDMA and Spread Spectrum
  • Advanced Wireless Technologies
  • OFDM
  • Audio and Video Watermarking
  • Speech and Image Processing
  • Character Recognition
  • Microwave and RF systems
  • Optical Networks
  • Ad-hoc Wireless Networks
  • Routing Protocols
  • ATM and Traffic Management

A number of Indian companies and laboratories are developing new products in the ICT arena. NCC 2003 will showcase the development aspects of some select products in a product session. The aim of this session, as in the past NCC conferences, is to share the development experience of various groups engaged in this nascent area.