Coimbatore also known as Kovai,is a city in India. It is the second largest city and urban agglomeration in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, after Chennai and the sixteenth largest urban agglomeration of India. It is one of the fastest growing tier-II cities in India and a major textile, industrial, commercial, educational, information technology, healthcare and manufacturing hub of Tamil Nadu. It was the capital city of the historical Kongu Nadu and is often referred to as the Manchester of South India. The city is located on the banks of the Noyyal River surrounded by the Western Ghats and is administered by the Coimbatore Municipal Corporation. Coimbatore is the 4th largest metropolis in South India and the administrative capital of Coimbatore district. Coimbatore has been ranked 4th among Indian cities in investment climate by CII and ranked 17th among the top global outsourcing cities by Tholons.
Karpagam College of Engineering has been successfully organizing the International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISCO) since 2006. The themes of ISCO in the previous conferences are (i) Emerging Global Technologies in the E-era (ii) Technology Enhanced Learning (iii) Microsystems Technology and its Applications (iv) Robotics and Automation (v) Green Computing and Networking (vi) Intelligent systems for smarter planet and (vii) Green and Sustainable Technologies (viii)Green challenges and Smart Solutions. ISCO 2006 was conducted in association with Oakland University, U.S.A. with the goal to accelerate the international exchange of ideas and scientific knowledge in the field of technological applications and the positive response shown by academicians, researchers and industrialists for 'ISCO 2006' encouraged us in organizing International conference on 'Intelligent Systems and Control - ISCO', every year. ISCO 2008, ISCO 2009, ISCO 2010,ISCO 2011, ISCO 2012 ,ISCO 2013 ,ISCO 2014 and ISCO 2015 were conducted in association with University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand and University of Wisconsin, University of Arkansas, USA and Louisiana State University, USA, Oakland University, USA and University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia and IEEE Xplore. The conference ISCO 2013 received an overwhelming response from all over the world. Hundreds of abstracts were received on various topics, related to the theme of the conference. The papers were scrutinized by expert committee, which included number of experienced professors. ISCO 2013 was officially sponsored by DRDO, MNRE, IEEE Madras Section and CSI.ISCO 2014 was conducted in association with Victoria university Australia, CSIR India and IEEE madras section. 9th International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control (ISCO 2015) is scheduled on 9th and 10th January 2015 and the conference theme is "GREEN EVOLUTIONS IN ENGINEERING". This time it will be conducted in association with National University of Kaohsiung-Taiwan, Oakland University-USA,IEEE Computational Intelligence Society - Madras Chapter, CNSER - Japan & Bangladesh, IETE, ISTE and Computer Society of India.
About the Organizing Institution
The Karpagam Charity trust was promoted in the year 1989 by Dr.R.Vasanthakumar B.E.(Hons), D.Sc. Chairman and Managing Trustee, with the vision to serve and to lead the society by imparting quality based education as the mission.
Karpagam College of Engineering started in the year 2000 is accredited by NBA-AICTE and affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. It is an autonomous institution with an enterprising management, which directs all its effort towards producing proficient products who are trained to progress knowledge and character. The college, marching on its journey towards excellence, has organized number of seminars and conferences.
The Karpagam Charity Trust was formed in the year 1989 with the aim of providing good educational facilities to the people of the area, catering to the needs of the poor and serving the society in general through charitable deeds.
Dr.R.VASANTHAKUMAR, B.E.(Hons), D.Sc., Managing Director of Karpagam Group of Industries and a leading Industrialist in Coimbatore, is the Managing Trustee of Karpagam Charity Trust. He is known for his drive and dedication. The philanthropist in him urged him to start a college and thereby serve the cause of higher education by bringing it to the reach of the poor and needy.
Shri.K.MURUGAIAH, B.E., Advisor of Karpagam Educational Institutions, is an equally dedicated and able person, without whom the "Karpaga virutcham" would not have taken strong roots and spread its branches.