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Paper presents students first place

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THANJAVUR: G. Ragunath and S.Tamil Selvan of third year B.Tech (Information Technology) of Periyar Maniammai University here bagged the first place and a cash prize of Rs.20,000 for their paper at the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) sponsored National-level technical festival held at GKM College of Engineering and Technology in Chennai recently.

The paper titled ‘Adhoc network support for life saving vehicle and recovery agent' had been accepted for publication in the ISTE Journal, said a university press release here on Monday. The theme of the paper was to develop a routing protocol that would detect and traces human beings during disasters, both man-made and natural.

The robot used Passive Infrared Radiation Sensors to detect wounded people. This project would be useful at the time of earthquakes, landslides, and other disasters.

V.Hamsadhwani, Assistant Professor, Information Technology, guided the students. N. Ramachandran, Vice Chancellor of Periyar Maniammai University; M. Ashok Kumar, Chairman, ISTE, PMU; and G. Jagajothi, Head of the Department of IT, congratulated the students.

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