Eighth International Symposium on Embedded Computing & System Design

13-15 December 2018, Cochin University of Science & Technology.



13th December 2018 (Thursday)

Venue: Seminar Complex, CUSAT


09:00AM - 10:00AM


10:00AM - 11:00AM

Inaugural Event

11:00AM - 11:45AM

Keynote Address

Cyber Physical System Security: Convergence of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science”

Prof. Sandeep K. Shukla, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur



12:00PM - 01:00PM

Technical Session (Venue : Seminar Hall)

Machine learning 1

Session Chair: Dr. G. Santhosh Kumar

12:00PM - 01:00PM

Embedded Challenge: Industry (Venue: Executive Hall)

Session Chair: Dr. Supriya M. H.


2:15PM - 3:00PM

Keynote Address

Arvind Raju, Senior Architect, Intel Corporation, India

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Technical Session(Venue : Seminar Hall))

Machine Learning 2

Session Chair: Dr. B. Kannan

3:00PM - 4:00PM

Embedded Challenge (Academia) (Venue: Executive Hall)

Session Chair: Dr. Tripthi S. Warrier

4:00PM - 4:15PM


4:15PM - 5:00PM

Keynote Address

Prospects and Challenges of Reversible Computing

Prof. Gerhard W. Dueck, University of New Brunswick, Canada

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Technical Session(Venue : Seminar Hall))

VLSI System 1

Session Chair: Dr. Babita Roslind Jose

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Technical Session(Venue : Executive Hall)

Signal Processing 1

Session Chair: Dr. P Mythili


Conference banquet at RECCAA club. Colocated event with NITCAA and Kerala Startup Mission





14th December 2018 (Friday)

Venue: Seminar Complex, CUSAT


09:00AM - 10:00AM

Technical Session (Venue : Seminar Hall)

Communication Systems

Session Chair: Dr. Deepthi Das Krishna

09:00AM - 10:00AM

Technical Session (Venue : Executive Hall)

Power Aware Systems

Session Chair: Dr. S Mridula

10:00AM - 10:15AM


10:15AM - 11:00AM

Keynote Address

Revamping Industrial Processes with Blockchain”

Dr. V. Ramakrishna, Researcher, IBM Research India

11:00AM - 01:00PM

Technical Session (Venue : Seminar Hall))

System Design and Security

Session Chair: Dr. Jimson Mathew & Dr. Shahana T K

11:00AM - 01:00PM

Technical Session (Venue : Executive Hall)

Embedded System Design

Session Chair 1st Half: Dr. Philip Samuel

Session Chair 2nd Half: Dr. James Kurian


2:00PM - 2:45PM

Keynote Address

System Level Design Tool Set and RTOS for SoC FPGA

Dr. Shinya Honda, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Nagoya Univ.

2:45PM - 3:15PM

Keynote Address

Dr. Lenin Gopal, Associate Professor, Curtin University, Miri, Malaysia

3:15PM - 3:30PM


3:30PM - 4:30PM

Technical Session(Venue : Seminar Hall)

Signal Processing 2

Session Chair: Dr. Deepa Sankar

3:30PM - 4:30PM

Technical Session(Venue : Executive Hall)

VLSI System 2

Session Chair: Dr. Nalesh S.


Valedictory Function




Machine learning 1


  1. 40 - Evaluation and Detection of Hardware Trojan for Real-Time Many-Core Systems

Authors: Suvadip Hazra, Jaswanth Sai Sattenapalli, Arka Roy, Mamata Dalui, NIT Durgapur, West Bengal, India

  1. 46 - Detection of Rare Genetic Diseases using Facial 2D Images with Transfer Learning

Authors: Abhishek Singh, Dakshina Ranjan Kisku, NIT Durgapur, India

  1. 49 - Design Space Exploration of Convolution Algorithms to Accelerate CNNs on FPGA

Authors: Kala S, Debdeep Paul, Babita R Jose, Nalesh S; Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi-22; Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India

  1. 57 - Crowd Panic Detection Using Autoencoder with Non-uniform Feature Extraction

Authors: Michael George, Bijitha CV, Babita Roslind Jose; School of Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, Kerala, India



Machine learning 2


  1. 15 - Deep Learning Framework for Density Estimation of Crowd Videos

Authors: Muhammed Anees V, Santhosh Kumar G; Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India

  1. 54 - Prediction of suitable human resource for replacement in skilled job positions using Supervised Machine Learning

Authors: Vimala Mathew, Dr. Anu Mary Chacko, Dr. A. Udhayakumar, National Institute of Electronics and IT Calicut, NIT Calicut; Hindustan Institute Technology and Science, Chennai, India

  1. 84 - An Improved Approach for EEG Signal Classification using Autoencoder

Authors: Abhijith V Nair, Kodidasu Murali Kumary, Jimson Mathew; Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Bihar, India

  1. 113 - A Memristive Activation Circuit for Deep Learning Neural Networks

Authors: Anu Bala, Xiaohan Yang, Adedotun Adeyemo, and Abusaleh Jabir; School of Engineering, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK



VLSI Systems 1


  1. 10 - A Highly Accurate Current Mode Analog Implementation of Radix-2 FFT/IFFT Processor

Authors: Anirban Ganguly, Anirban Chakraborty, Ayan Banerjee; Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Shibpur, Howrah, India

  1. 31 - Compact and Reliable Low Power Non-Volatile TCAM Cell

Authors: Ahmed Shaban, Sayeed Ahmad, Naushad Alam and Mohd.Hasan, Zakir Husain College of Engineering & Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, India

  1. 37 - An Iterative Delay Chain based Impedance to Digital Converter using 0:18µm CMOS

            Author: Biswajit Mishra and Lokesh Jigalur, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, India

  1. 110 - Low Area & Memory Efficient VLSI Architecture Of 1D/2D DWT For Real Time Image Decomposition

Authors: Anirban Chakraborty and Ayan Banerjee, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Howrah, India



VLSI Systems 2


  1. 92 - Trace-Driven Simulation and Design Space Exploration of Network-on-Chip Topologies on FPGA

Authors: Sangeetha G S , Vignesh Radhakrishnan , Prabhu Prasad , Khyamling Parane , and Basavaraj Talawar, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal

  1. 98 - Fast In-Memory Computation of Boolean Functions in Memristive Crossbar Array

Authors: Phrangboklang L. Thangkhiew, Kamalika Datta, National Institute of Technology Meghalaya, India

  1. 100 - An Algorithm - Architecture Co-Designed System for Dynamic Execution-Driven Pre-Silicon Verification

Authors: Ipsita Biswas Mahapatra, S. K. Nandy; Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

  1. 104 - Modelling and Simulation of Non-Ideal MAGIC NOR Gates on Memristor Crossbar

Authors: Naveen Murali G, F. Lalchhandama, Kamalika Datta, Indranil Sengupta, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

  1. 112 - Hardware Scheme for Autonomous Docking Algorithm using FPGA based Mobile Robot

Authors: G.Divya Vani, Chinnaiah M.C, Srinivasa Rao Karumuri, K L University, Andhra Pradesh, India, B V Raju Institute of Technology, Telangana, India



 Embedded System Design


  1. 24 - Efficient Approach to Ensure Temporal Determinism in Automotive Control Systems

Authors: Masataka Ogawa, Shinya Honda, Hiroaki Takada, Nagoya University, Japan

  1. 27 - Efficient Realizations of CNOT gates in IBM’s Quantum Computers

Authors: Alexandre A. A. de Almeida, Gerhard W. Dueck, Alexandre C. R. da Silva, FEIS - Univ Estadual Paulista, Brazil; University of New Brunswick, Canada

  1. 29 - ReMiT: Redundancy Migration for Latency Aware Fault Tolerant Cache Design in Multicore

Authors: Avishek Choudhury, Brototi Mondal, Biplab K Sikdar, New Alipore college, Kolkata; Sammilani Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata; Indian Institute of Engineering, Science & Technology, Howrah

  1. 41 - FEST: Fault-Tolerant Energy-Aware Scheduling on Two-Core Heterogeneous Platform

Authors: Piyoosh Purushothaman Nair, Rajesh Devarajy and Arnab Sarkarz, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India

  1. 55 - Modelling and Verification of the FlexRay Startup Mechanism using UPPAAL Model Checker

Authors: Shimmi Asokan,G. SanthoshKumar; Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology; Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India

  1. 59 - A New Deliberation of Embedded based Assistive System for Yoga

Authors: Chinnaiah M C, Kausalya Nandan T P, Haritha P, Sanjay Dubey & I.A.Pasha, B V Raju Institute of Technology, Telangana, India 

  1. 102 - Non-blocking Gated Buffers for Energy Efficient on-chip Interconnects in the era of Dark Silicon

Authors: Khushboo Rani, Sukarn Agarwal and Hemangee K. Kapoor, IIT Guwahati, India

  1. 38 - A Wearable Device for Real-Time ECG Monitoring and Cardiovascular Arrhythmia Detection for Resource Constrained Regions

Authors: Biswajit Mishra, Neha Arora, Yash Vora, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, India, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India



Signal Processing 1


  1. 12 - Channel and Doppler Estimation In Underwater Communication

Authors: Anagha V S, Remadevi M, Dr. Jibukumar M G; School of Engineering, CUSAT; Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi, Kerala, India

  1. 18 - Implementation of Compressive Sensing for Speech Signals

Authors: P V Pearlsy and Deepa Sankar; School of Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India

  1. 30 - Design of a Low-cost Universal Colour Sensor to support Rural Healthcare

Authors: Harikrishnan Venugopal, Akshay Jayakumar, Georg Gutjahr, G J Nair and Prema Nedungadi; Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Amritapuri, Kerala, India

  1. 32 - Non-invasive Blood Glucose Estimation Methodology Using Predictive Glucose Homeostasis Models

Authors: Madhuri Panwar, Amit Acharyya and Rishad Safik; Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India; School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Newcastle University, United Kingdom




Signal Processing 2


  1. 33 - A Robust Sharing Based Encryption Method in Singular Value Decomposition Domain Using Fractional Fourier Transform

Authors: Sumit Kumar and Rajib Kumar Jha, R. Sharma, A. R. Verma, Y. Singh; Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India; GB Pant Institute of Engg. & Tech., Pauri Garhwal

  1. 61 - Feature vector selection from fusion of SMRT and MFCC coefficients for SVM classifier based Speech Recognition system

Authors: Mini P P, Tessamma Thomas and Gopikakumari R; Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India

  1. 74 - Performance Enhancement of Sample Matrix Inversion Beamformer Using A Novel Algorithm

Authors: Mini P R, Mridula S, Binu Paul and Mohanan P; Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Kerala, India; Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India

  1. 116 - High Resolution Wideband Acoustic Beamforming and Underwater Target Localization using64-Element Linear Hydrophone Array

Authors: Rashida K., Thulasi Devi P. G., Arun A. Balakrishnan, Supriya M. H; Cochin University of Science & Technology Kochi, India



Communication Systems


  1. 28 - Application-specific WSN for precision agriculture

Authors: George John, Neil K Thomas, Renjith G and Rohit Joseph Mamutil, Technopark, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

  1. 76 - Challenges for Decentralized Congestion Control Mechanisms in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks

Authors: Ashish Patil and N. Shekar V. Shet, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India

  1. 115 - High Isolation Single Pole Four Throw RF MEMS Switches for X Band

Authors: E. S. Shajahan and M S Bhat, College of Engineering, Trivandrum; National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Suratkal, India



System Design and Security


  1. 53 - Hard to Detect Combinational Hardware Trojans Authors: Nilanjana Das, Mousumi Saha and Biplab K Sikdar; IIEST Shibpur, India; NIT Durgapur, India

  2. 62 - A Time-Optimized Test-Solution Scheme for the Analysis of Permanent Faults on NoC Interconnects

Authors: Biswajit Bhowmik; Indian Institute of Information Technology, Andhra Pradesh, India

  1. 64 - ReDC:Reduced Deflection CHIPPER Router for Bufferless NoCs

Authors: Rose George Kunthara, Rekha K James, Simi Zerine Sleeba and John Jose; School of Engineering, CUSAT, India; Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology, India; Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India

  1. 75 - Stuck-At 0/1 Trojans on Return Address Stack

Authors: Baisakhi Das, Nilanjana Das and Biplab K Sikdar; Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata, India; IIEST Shibpur, India

  1. 86 - Intelligent Intrusion Detection System using Decision Tree Classifier and Bootstrap Aggregation

Authors: Nripesh Kumar, H. Akash, R. Abhishek Prataap and G. Srinath, C. Mala; National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India

  1. 95 - XOR based Methodology to Detect Hardware Trojan utilizing the Transition Probability

Authors: Anindan Mondal, Mahabub Hasan Mahalat, Anudeep Reddy Medapati, Suchismita Roy and Bibhash Sen; National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India

  1. 108 - A Novel Logical Locking Technique against Key-guessing Attacks

Authors: Sree Ranjani R and Nirmala Devi M; Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, India

  1. 109 - A PUF based Light Weight Protocol for Secure WiFi Authentication of IoT devices

Authors: Mahabub Hasan Mahalat, Shreya Saha, Anindan Mondal and Bibhash Sen; National Institute of Technology Durgapur, Durgapur, India




Power Aware Systems


  1. 36 - Game Theoretic Modeling of Power-Performance trade-offs for Mobile Devices

Authors: Sriram Sankaran and Manish Gupta, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kerala, India

  1. 63 - Low Power Management Unit with Load Regulation using DC-DC Switched Capacitor Converters in 0.18um CMOS

Authors: Purvi Patel and Biswajit Mishra; DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, India

  1. 97 - Thermal Aware Design for Through-Silicon Via (TSV) based 3D Network-on-Chip (NoC) Architectures

Authors: Ujjwal Pasupulety, Bheemappa Halavar and Basavaraj Talawar; NITK Surathkal, Mangalore, Karnataka

  1. 105 - Towards Analysing the Effect of Snoozy Caches on the Temperature of Tiled Chip Multi-Processors

Authors: Ashwini Kulkarni, Chirag Joshi, Khushboo Rani, Sukarn Agarwal, Dr. Shri Nivas P. Mahajan and Hemangee K. Kapoor; College of Engineering Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India; IIT Guwahati, Guwahati, India