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Advances in Communication, Signal Processing, VLSI, and Embedded Systems

Select Proceedings of VSPICE 2019

  • Shubhakar Kalya
  • Muralidhar Kulkarni
  • K.S. Shivaprakasha
Conference proceedings

Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 614)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xl
  2. Sheethal S. Bangera, T. D. Shiyana, G. K. Srinidhi, Yash R. Vasani, M. Sukesh Rao
    Pages 1-14
  3. K. S. Asha, Oswald Sunil Mendonca, Rekha Bhandarkar, R. Srinivas
    Pages 15-24
  4. Rakshith Devadiga, Sachin Kainthila, Abhishek Bangera, Amshak Shanbhogue, Durga Prasad, K. S. Shivaprakasha
    Pages 79-87
  5. Akshatha Kumary, Satheesh Rao
    Pages 89-95
  6. D’Souza Dony Armstrong, Shastrimath V. Veena Devi, V. N. Ganesh
    Pages 97-113
  7. Lavita Mendonca, Rekha Bhandarkar
    Pages 151-159
  8. M. B. Sumalatha, L. M. Aishwarya, C. L. Triveni
    Pages 181-193
  9. Sukshith Shetty, Sukeerth Kumar
    Pages 203-212
  10. Tadepalli Sri Bala Ragni, Pigilam Swetha, V. P. Harigovindan
    Pages 213-226

About these proceedings


This book comprises selected peer-reviewed papers from the International Conference on VLSI, Signal Processing, Power Systems, Illumination and Lighting Control, Communication and Embedded Systems (VSPICE-2019). The contents are divided into five broad topics - VLSI and embedded systems, signal processing, power systems, illumination and control, and communication and networking. The book focuses on the latest innovations, trends, and challenges encountered in the different areas of electronics and communication, and electrical engineering. It also offers potential solutions and provides an insight into various emerging areas such as image fusion, bio-sensors, and underwater sensor networks. This book can prove to be useful for academics and professionals interested in the various sub-fields of electronics and communication engineering.


Neural Networks Image Enhancement Convolutional Neural Networks Image Fusion Bio Sensors Underwater Sensor Networks Low Power VLSI Speech Processing Machine Learning Signal Processing Smart Grid Wireless Communication Adaptive Embedded Systems VSPICE 2019

Editors and affiliations

  • Shubhakar Kalya
    • 1
  • Muralidhar Kulkarni
    • 2
  • K.S. Shivaprakasha
    • 3
  1. 1.Singapore University of Technology and DesignSingaporeSingapore
  2. 2.National Institute of Technology KarnatakaMangaloreIndia
  3. 3.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringN.M.A.M. Institute of Technology, NitteKarkalaIndia

About the editors

Dr. Shubhakar Kalya obtained his Master’s degree in Microelectronics from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India in 2007 and Ph.D. degree in the field of Nanoelectronics from School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore in 2012-13. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from N.M.A.M. Institute of Technology, Nitte. He is working as a faculty in Engineering Product Development (EPD) Pillar at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore since Jan- 2012. His research work focuses on Nanoscale characterization of High-κ gate dielectrics and 2D materials for advanced logic and memory devices, and its reliability analysis. During July-2009 to Dec-2012, he has worked as a visiting researcher at Institute of Materials and Research Engineering (IMRE), Singapore, and involved in research related to characterization of High-κ gate dielectrics using scanning tunneling microscopy and atomic force microscopy.  During Jan-June 2017, he was at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA as a visiting scientist. He has authored/co-authored more than 30 research publications (journals/ international conferences) and two book chapters. He is also involved in review of various technical papers including IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials reliability, Microelectronic Engineering journals and international conferences related to Nanoelectronics field.
Dr. Muralidhar Kulkarni received his B.E. (Electronics Engineering) degree from University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore University, Bangalore; M.Tech. (Satellite Communication and Remote Sensing) degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT KGP); and Ph.D. from JMI Central University, New Delhi, in the area of Optical Communication Networks. He has served in various capacities in industry and academics for the last 35 years. He has held the positions of Scientist in Instrumentation Division at the Central Power Research Institute, Bangalore; Aeronautical Engineer in Avionics group of Design and Development team of Advanced Light Helicopter(ALH) project at Helicopter Design Bureau, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited(HAL), Bangalore; Lecturer (Electronics Engineering) at the Electrical Engineering Department, University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bengaluru; and as an Assistant Professor in  Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) Department, Delhi College of Engineering (DCE), Delhi. He has served as Head, Department of Information Technology and Head, Computer Center at DCE, Delhi. Currently, he is a Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal, Karnataka. His teaching and research interests are in the areas of Digital Communications, Information Theory and Coding, Fuzzy Digital Image Processing, Optical Communication and Networks, and OFDM/COFDM Techniques. He has published more than 50 papers in reputed international/national journals and conferences. He has also authored 5 books in the areas of communication.
Dr. K. S. Shivaprakasha received his B.E. (Electronics & Communication) degree from Bahubali College of Engineering, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka with IX rank in the university and M.Tech. (Digital Electronics and Communication Systems) degree from Malnad College of Engineering, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka with I rank with Gold Medal in the university in 2004 and 2007, respectively.  He completed his Ph.D. from National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal, Karnataka, in the field of Wireless Sensor Networks in 2015. Currently, he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, N. M. A. M. Institute of Technology, Nitte, Karnataka. His areas of research interest include Wireless Sensor Networks, Mobile Adhoc Networks, Information Coding Theory and Cryptography. He has published more than 20 papers in reputed international/national journals and conferences and has co-authored a book on “Information Theory and Coding”. 

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