School of Mathematics and Computing Sciences:
The School of Mathematics and Computing Sciences comprises of Mathematics and Computer Science Departments. The school provides a solid foundation to students in the field of Mathematics and Computer Science through its post graduate programs offered by respective Departments, under CBCS scheme, with opportunities for teaching, research, and entrepreneurship. The faculty is actively engaged in research with significant contribution in the fields of Number Theory and Computing, Differential Geometry, Fluid Mechanics, Topology, Graph Theory, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, Web Mining, and Information retrieval.
Dr. Shivanand Gornale
About the Department:
The Department of Computer Science was established in the year 2011 under School of Mathematics and Computing Sciences. Presently, there are 6 permanent teaching faculty actively engaged in teaching and research. The Department offers two post graduate programmes, MSc. (Computer Science) and MCA, and Doctoral research programme at main campus, Belagavi. From the design of curriculum to applied research, the department equips the students with the knowledge and state-of-the-art skills that enable them to excel in their chosen professions. Karnataka State Vision Group of Computer Science (VGST) has sanctioned financial assistance of Rs. 20 lakh per annum for continuous two years, in the level –II category, under K-Fist scheme to strengthen the infrastructural facility of the Department.
The Vision Statement:
Build a strong teaching and research environment in the area of Computer Science through comprehensive educational programs to empower students with global excellence, local relevance and societal concern.
The Mission Statement:
• To provide quality education, as a key ingredient in the pursuit of excellence, that enable students for making high-quality careers and give them a competitive advantage in the ever-changing and challenging global work environment.
• To strengthen research activities in collaboration with industry, disseminate knowledge through scholarly publications and translate research excellence into economic and social benefits.
• To provide a vibrant academic environment that imparts value addition to faculty and students to achieve personal and professional growth.
• To render useful service to the local and global organizations through educational, technical, entrepreneurial and professional activities.
Courses Offered at Main Campus, Belagavi
1. MSc.(Comp. Sc.)
3. Ph.D. in Computer Science
Courses Offered at P. G. Center Vijayapura
1. M.Sc.(Comp. Sc,) w.e.f. 2015-16
Title Ph.D. in Computer Science Eligibility Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science from a recognized University with minimum 55% marks (50 % for SC/ST/Cat-I/differently abled candidates) Criteria Admissions shall be based mainly on Entrance Test and an Interview duly following the merit-cum-reservation policy of the State Government. Mode Full-Time/Part-Time Duration Minimum of 3 years and maximum of 5 years for Full-Time candidates/ Minimum of 4 years and maximum of 6 years for Part-Time candidates Intake: 32 Title M.Sc. in Computer Science Scope Focuses on applications of Computer Science and Mathematics. It offers a broad choice of topics including latest information technologies, networks, fundamentals of computer science and applied mathematics. The programme involves an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the theoretical foundations that combine information and computation, and its application and implementation in computer systems. The students have an opportunity to develop applications in areas such as databases, intelligent systems, computer games, and mobile and embedded systems. Eligibility Bachelor’s Degree with Computer Science as one of the optional paper/BCA/BE/B.Tech(any branch) or any Science Graduate with Mathematics/Statistics at 10+2 level, with a minimum of 45% at Graduate level(40% for SC/ST/Cat-I) Duration 2 years – 4 semester CBCS scheme Intake: 20 Career Prospects A candidate successfully completing the programme has high productive career in teaching, research and development and IT Industry. Title Master of Computer Applications (MCA) Scope Focuses on Information Technology to equip students with the latest technologies, tools and applications in IT and to meet the ever-growing requirement of IT professionals. The programme involves study of Financial Management, Accounting, Mathematics, Programming Languages like C, Java, ASP .Net, Web Development, Database Management System, and so on to enable student to develop, deploy and manage applications/systems of Industries/Institutions. Eligibility A candidate who has passed any under graduate examination or equivalent examination with Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Science or Computer Applications or Business Mathematics or Business Statistics as one of the optional subject and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects in all the years is eligible for admission to MCA courses. 45% of marks in both Q. E. in case of SC, ST and Category-I candidates. Provided that in respect of candidate who has studied and passed one of the subjects specified above in Pre-University Course with fifty percent of marks in that subject shall also be considered for admission. 45% of marks in both Q. E. in case of SC, ST and Category-I candidates Lateral Entry Provision has been made for lateral entry to third semester MCA for graduates in Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA), BSc Information Technology and BSc Computer Science Duration 3 years – 6 semester CBCS scheme Intake: 30 Career Prospects There is a wide scope of MCA in Government as well as Private sector. MCA post graduates are hired both by Government agencies NTPC, GAIL, BHEL, etc and private IT companies like Accenture, Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Cognizant, IBM, American Express, HCL, HP and so on. After getting an MCA degree, one can enter any of the following roles: Software Developer/Programmer/Engineer, Troubleshooter, System Analyst, Software Application Architect, Technical Writer, Systems Developer/Engineer, Web Designer and Developer, Starting a new Venture.
Thrust Areas of Research:
- Image Processing and Video Processing
- Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
- Web Data Mining
- Communication Networks
- Natural Language Processing
- Information Retrieval
Sl.No Name of the research Guide Area of Research 1 Dr. Siddu P. Algur Machine Learning and Data Mining
Web data mining
2 Dr. G G Rajput Image processing and Pattern Recognition
Document Image analysis
Medical image analysis
Computer vision and Machine Learning
3 Dr. Dayanand Sawakar Image processing and Pattern Recognition 4 Dr. Shivanand Gornale Image processing and Pattern Recognition
5 Dr. Parashuram Bannigidad Image processing and Pattern Recognition --Medical image analysis
The Department of Computer Science maintains a dedicated computing and network infrastructure to support its academic and research mission. The department also provides access to its computing resources to other Departments in the University. The Network has a backbone operating at 2 Gbps and spans entire building to provide network services (both switched and wifi) to all the Departments in the University. Two computer laboratories have been set up under VGST K-FIST grant of GoK. There are 40 personal computers with state of art specifications connected to the network and are accommodated with printing needs. Class-rooms are well equipped with LCD projectors.