From sage under the tree to Google guru

Samvaad | Published on : 27-September-2019

  A decade ago, the possibility of unfettered and unlimited access to education seemed impossible. However, the traditional industrial approach to education, itself a legacy of the industrial revolution, is no longer relevant in a global, massively networked, hypercompetitive world. For instance, there is much uncertainty and ...Read More

Fault-tolerant Distributed Consensus: The Holy Grail Problem of Distributed Computing

Samvaad | Published on : 30-August-2019

The fourth and the last talk of Samvaad focusing on ‘Cryptography and Security’ was held at IIITB campus on August 26. The talk was delivered by Dr. Ashish Choudhury, associate professor at IIIT Bangalore, and it revolved around the concept of ‘Fault-tolerant Distributed Computing’, specifically on the problem ...Read More

Blockchain as future of data privacy

Samvaad | Published on : 30-August-2019

The third talk in the series of ongoing Samvaad season focused on application of blockchain in IoT (Internet of Things) industry. The session held on August 19 on IIITB campus listed some use cases and applications of blockchain and delved into its usage in healthcare domain. A blockchain is a time-stamped series of immutable ...Read More

It’s ‘Samvaad’ season at IIITB

Samvaad | Published on : 14-August-2019

The second Samvaad season of 2019 began on August 5 on IIITB campus in Electronic City. A platform to highlight various research initiatives on campus, the second season focuses on ‘Cryptography and Security’ and the first talk was delivered by Bhavana Kanukurthi, assistant professor at the department of Computer Science ...Read More

Samvaad: Data security through encryption schemes

Samvaad | Published on : 14-August-2019

The second talk of ‘Samvaad’ season took place on August 12 at IIITB campus and revolved around Homomorphic encryption schemes (HE). HE allows users to meaningfully manipulate ciphertexts without revealing any information about the underlying plaintexts. However, the talk stressed on the fact that sorting on encrypted ...Read More