Two-day national level symposium titled “WORKSHOP ON LATEX AND TECHNICAL WRITING” was organized by the Department of Computer science and Engineering (CSE) of Sree Buddha College of Engineering (SBCE) for the final year UG Students on 28.09.2018 and PG students on 03.10.2018. During registration started, we received an excellent response from the students and hence it was decided to conduct the work shop on two days for UG and PG students separately. This workshop was conducted in association with ICFOSS off the job training scheme at the Systems Lab, Main Block of college building on 28.09.2018 and at the Seminar Hall of CSE block on 03.10.2018. The faculty of sessions was Prof. Gopu Darsan, Assistant Professor, Department of CSE, SBCE.
The detailed report of workshops is as follows.
UG Students (28.09.2018)
The event was officially inaugurated by Dr. S. V. Annlin Jeba, Head of Dept. of CSE by 8.30 a.m. and the contestant’s strength was forty-five (45) from the final year UG students of various department of our institution.
The sessions has started followed by Registration. We received superior feedback about the event. The first day was satisfactorily completed at 4.00 p.m with a validatory function and certificate distribution to the participated 45 students studying in Final year of B Tech batch.
PG Scholars (03.10.2018)
As usual, started with registration and officially inaugurated by the Principal Dr S Suresh Babu by 1.00 p.m. The strength of participants was fifty six (56) who were enrolled as scholars for the PG program in SBCE. The workshop comes to an end with a validatory function and certificate distribution.
The resource person in two days gave immense information from introducing the FOSS technology to the UG and PG students of SBCE. He discussed various advantages and possibility of Latex in technical writing. Presented the methodology to overcome the difficulties faced during the report writing using MS Word. Expressed typical examples about IEEE journal writing and how the reference shall be added automatically to the Thesis report and Journal paper. Explains the basics of technical writing using Latex to enable the participants to create their own report during the hands-on training session and hence the workshop was a fruitful program in terms of knowledge sharing and created a platform for the students to work on FOSS technologies.