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From Editor’s Desk

Computational hardware has been pervasive in almost every field of applied electronics that includes consumer electronics, industrial electronics, and defense electronics predominantly. In order to cater to the varied demands in different application areas, the semiconductor industry, based mostly outside India, has been coming out with multiple product lines. With

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EU GDPR: Privacy matters

Authors   V. Sridhar Professor, International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B) With the enactment of European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) made effective from 25 May 2018, “privacy” has become a very important issue for all firms engaged in collecting, processing and disseminating personal information of their customers and employees alike. Even

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Understanding Transport Layer Basics – Experiential Learning Series

Authors   Ram P. Rustagi Professor, CSE Dept, KSIT Viraj Kumar Professor, CAOS, IISc   Abstract  The transport layer in a network stack provides end-to-end connectivity to the application layer. In the internet stack, there are two main transport layer implementations in use: TCP (which provides reliable service delivery) and UDP (which does not). Unfortunately, many people misconstrue

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An overview of the 5G mobile network architecture

Authors   Phanindra Palagummi Vedant SomaniKrishna M. Sivalingam Dept. of CSE, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, INDIA Balaji Venkat Independent Consultant, Chennai, INDIA Abstract—Networking connectivity is increasingly based on wireless network technologies, especially in developing nations where the wired network infrastructure is not accessible to a large segment of the population. Wireless data network

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SHAKTI: An Open-Source Processor Ecosystem

Authors   Neel Gala G. S. Madhusudan InCore Semiconductors Pvt. Ltd. Paul George Anmol Sahoo Arjun Menon V. Kamakoti Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 1.Introduction   Processors have become ubiquitous in all the appliances and machines we use, in both consumer and industrial settings. These processors range from extremely small and low power micro-controllers (used in motor

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The Essence of Quantum Computing
Part 3 of 3 Part Series

Author   Rajendra K. Bera Chief Mentor, Acadinnet   Vikram Menon Confident Bellatrix Part III – Measurement and interpretation   In Part I we laid the foundation on which quantum algorithms are built. In part II we harnessed such exotic aspects of quantum mechanics as superposition, entanglement and collapse of quantum states to show how powerful quantum algorithms can

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