ICE-FOSS (ICEFOSS is a Conference for Enthusiasts of Free and Open Source Software) is a Free Software Conference organized by Fisat Free Software Cell (FFSC).

ICEFOSS 2016, scheduled on August 19,20 2016 includes Workshops and Talks covering different aspects of Free Software. ICEFOSS 2016 is the fifth edition of this conference.

Federal Institute of Science And Technology (FISAT)® was established in 2002 under the aegis of Federal Bank Officers' Association Educational Society (FBOAES).Federal Institute of Science And Technology (FISAT) has a unique position in the Professional Education Sector in South India.

The college has carved a niche for itself in education world, eloquently demonstrated by the flying colors attained by its students in academics, placements as well as in extra curricular and co-curricular activities.

Workshops and Speakers

There are 4 workshops and two talks.

Event schedule

The event is scheduled as a two day event which will comprise of 4 workshops and 2 talks.

All workshops will be conducted parallel to each other.

One of the most exciting developments in the field of programming languages research in recent times has been the evolution of Mozilla Rust as a safe and effective alternative to C/C++ in the field of low-level, high performance systems programming. This full day, hands-on workshop will teach participants the basics of Rust; it will also provide a gentle introduction to those systems programmingconcepts which are essential for understanding the most important innovations in Rust.
TensorFlow is an open source software library for machine learning. Its is developed at Google and used in most of their products. Basic understanding of Python is a prerequisite for this workshop.
A detailed look into the free software text rendering stack with Malayalam script as illustration.
Go (often referred to as golang) is an open source programming language created at Google in 2007 by Robert Griesemer, Rob Pike, and Ken Thompson. This workshop will be give you an introduction to a Go programming.
The R language is widely used among statisticians and data miners. R is a GNU project. This workshop introduces R language as a tool for Machine Learning.

Event Location


Hormis Nagar, Mookkannoor P O,
Angamaly, Ernakulam
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