Objectives of the Winter School
The main aim of this winter school is to provide a platform for young and aspiring researchers (from both
academia and industry) to get an exposure on the recent developments in the domain of Computational
Intelligence (CI). The winter school will focus on the following areas: neural networks, fuzzy systems,
memetic computing, evolutionary and nature inspired computing method and their applications in diverse
areas such as IOT and image processing. The school also provides an opportunity for participants to interact
with eminent experts in these areas and exchange ideas. Practical hands-on sessions on some upcoming tools
will also be arranged for the participants.

The field of interest of Society shall be theory, design, application and development of biologically and
linguistically motivated computational paradigms emphasizing neural networks, connectionist systems,
genetic algorithm, evolutionary programming, fuzzy systems and hybrid intelligent systems in which these
paradigms are contained. For detail, please visit http://cis.ieee.org/

Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar was founded by
the great pioneer, industrialist, and wealth creator, Shri Dhirubhai Ambani in 2001 with a vision to help build
a knowledge-led society founded on intellectual competitiveness for global leadership. An act of the
Gujarat Legislature provided for the establishment of the DA-IICT and conferred on it the status of a
university in 2003. It was subsequently included in the list of universities maintained by the University
Grants Commission under Section 2(f) and became a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
in 2009.

About IIIT-Vadodara
Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara (IIIT-V) is set up by the Ministry of Human Resource
Development (MHRD), Government of India under Public Private Partnership (PPP) model. The partners in
this project are Government of India, Government of Gujarat, Gujarat Energy Research and Management
Institute, Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals and Tata Consultancy Services. The Institute was
established in the year 2013. DA-IICT Gandhinagar has been entrusted the responsibility of mentoring IIIT

Date: 1 – 5 March, 2016

Venue: DA-IICT, Near Indroda Circle,
Gandhinagar, Gujarat – 382007