Turing Centenary Celebration at RSC Calicut


Regional Science Centre, Calicut at Kerala, India will be celebrating "TuringCentenaryYear 2012" with a one day conference. The conference will consist of four invited talks by subject experts as detailed below. Further there will be an open digital art contest and one open online quiz contest on Alan Turing's life and works. The details of the contest will be made public through local press and institute's website.

Date of the Conference: December 12, 2012 (Wednesday)

Venue: Regional Science Centre; Jafferkhan Colony; Kozhikode; Kerala; India; PIN 673006; Phone & Telefax: +914952770571; Email: rscpcalicut@dataone.in; URL: rscpcalicut.org

Theme of the conference: Alan Turing Centenary Year 2012

The structure of the programme will be as follows:


09:30 AM - 10:30 AM REGISTRATION

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Inauguration

11:15 AM – 12:00 Noon Invited Talk: Alan Turing – Life & Legacy

Prof. (Dr.) K. Paulose Jacob; CUSAT

12:00 Noon – 01:00 PM Invited Talk: Recent Trends in Cloud Computing

Prof. (Dr.) Madhukumar S. D; NIT, Calicut

02:00 PM – 03:00 PM Invited Talk: Turing & Morphogenesis – Art, Pattern & Complexity

Prof. (Dr.) Gopakumar G; NIT; Calicut

03:00 PM – 04:00 PM Invited Talk: Soft computing Techniques for Intelligent Machines

Prof. (Dr.) Lajish. V. L; University of Calicut

04:00 PM – 0 4:15 PM Valediction, Prize Distribution

The entry to the conference is FREE but with prior registration. Interested persons can register by sending a Email request to turingclt2012@gmail.com

Open digital art contest

Theme: The Information Technology and Society

Elegibility: ANY ONE

The participant has to develop a digital art on the above theme and submit the same on the PSD format by email to turingclt2012@gmail.com latest by 11.12.2012. . This will be evaluated and the best will be awarded on the conference day (12.12.2012).

Please Nore:

> The art has to be original and innovative

> The art should not have been previously submitted for any other competition of similar kind

> The art should not be copy righted

> The decision of the RSC, Calicut authorities is final in all regards

> The art works may be published by RSC Calicut digitally


ONLINE QUIZ on life and works of ALAN TURING

Eligibility: ANYONE

Hard Dead line: 11th January 2012 at 4 PM


1.       Open the site    quizstar.4teachers.org

2.       Click the option for student site

3.       Signup and register

4.       Search Quiz name:  turing

5.       Use exact match in the search

6.       Check the quiz title: TURING

7.       Register

8.       Proceed to my class

9.       Click "Untaken quiz" under RSC ALAN TURING QUIZ

10.   Read the rules

11.   Press:   Take Quiz

12.   In the next page, press:  Start Quiz

13.   Answer all the questions and "Submit"

14.   Logout of the quiz

15.   Email to turingclt2012@gmail.com, your name, username and mobile number


Ø  Participants with 80% and above score will get a special digital certificate

Ø  Participants with 98% (without rounding) and above score will be awarded with special prizes on 12.12.2012 


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