University of Calcutta



4th International Conference Computers and Devices for Communication (CODEC - 09)
December 14-16, 2009 at Hyatt Regency Kolkata

About The School

International Conference on Computers and Devices for Communication (CODEC) was first held in 1998 by INRAPHEL at Science City, Kolkata, to mark the golden jubilee of the Institute. Since then CODEC has been organized every three years, the second and the third being held respectively in 2004 and 2006. The present CODEC 09: the fourth in the series was held during December 14-16, 2009 at Hyatt Regency Hotel Kolkata. The pre conference Workshops were held on December 13, 2009.

As in previous occasions, CODEC 09 was attended by a large number of international scientists as well as faculties, scientists and young researchers from India. The following paragraphs give a brief outline of the various activities held during the three days.

Inaugural Function

The Inaugural Program was held at 9 AM on December 14, 2009 with Prof. (Dr) Debesh Das, the Honourable MIC of IT, Government of West Bengal as the Chief Guest. Prof. D. J. Chattopadhyay, Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic) of CU presided over the meeting. Prof. Susanta Sen, of INRAPHEL, the General Chair gave the welcome address and Dr. (Mrs.) Gopa Sen, the Secretary, moved a vote of thanks.

Selection of Candidates

The submitted registration forms were examined and a list of selected fellows was published in the website to enable them to reserve train/air tickets. Due consideration was given to select participants from all over India and to give preference to candidates from North Eastern regions. The following Table may provide an idea how the objective was fulfilled.