Computer History Museum - A visit

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As a child, I used to imagine that when I grow up I will work in a bookstore. I will sell books and in spare time read all the books. Whenever I get a chance to visit a big bookstore or Library, I feel as If I have entered heaven, my spine is thrilled with electric spikes.
This August, I got a chance to visit San Jose (Was there to attend an international conference ASONAM 2016 in San Francisco). Feeling a bit adventurous I tried Airbnb for the first time and stayed with Venna, a very sweet lady. When we reached, she suggested that since I am into computers I should visit Computer History Museum, I accepted her suggestion and am very happy that I did. The museum kindled the child in me, and once again I was back to childhood (not that I have really grown old), seeing the Babbage difference engine, the PDP-1, the Jacquard loom, I was transcended into a new world. The museum showcased the history of computers bringing them back to life through their gigantic exhibits. The exhibition Rev…

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Dr Amita Kapoor, is Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics, SRCASW. She did her Masters in Electronics from Jamia Milia Islamia in the year 1996, and her PhD from University of Delhi in the year 2011. During the course of her PhD she was awarded prestigious DAAD fellowship to pursue a part of her research work in Germany. Her research work was centered on Optical Amplifiers and Long Period Gratings. She had been awarded best Presentation Award at International conference Photonics 2008 for her paper. She was also the coordinator of the Cisco Local Academy from 2002-2015. She is a member of professional bodies like OSA (Optical society of America), IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), INNS (International Neural Network Society), ISBS (Indian society for Buddhist Studies). She has more than 30 publications in the international journals and conferences. Her present research areas include Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Long Period Gratings and Optical Amplifiers.


Research Interests: Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Neural Networks, Robotics,  Nanosensors, Long Period Gratings and Optical Amplifiers.

Contact: dr.amita.kapoor@ieee.org


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