# Tutorial 1

Title : Elevating Literature Reviews through Dynamic Data Retrieval from Publication Databases using Python

This Tutorial is designed to introduce and deepen the understanding of dynamic data retrieval techniques for literature reviews. It will cover the usage of Python programming to automate and streamline the process of extracting relevant information from various academic and research publication databases specifically Google Scholar and Pubmed. Participants will engage in hands-on sessions, and interactive discussions to apply the learned skills in real-world scenarios.

Tutorial Outline
  • Understand the importance of literature reviews in academic and research contexts.
  • Learn how to automate the process of data retrieval from multiple publication databases using Python.
  • Explore Python libraries and tools that are useful for parsing, analyzing, and organizing retrieved data.
  • Develop skills to effectively synthesize and present findings from a comprehensive literature review.

Target Audience
The tutorial is ideal for researchers, academic professionals, students, and anyone involved in conducting literature reviews and research with an ample knowledge in Python. It is particularly beneficial for those who wish to enhance their research efficiency and accuracy through the use of automated tools.

Resource Persons
Dr Janaka Wijekoon
VIT, Australia and Keio , Japan

Ms. Rashini Liyanarachchi
UNSW, Australia

# Tutorial 2

Title : Machine Learning for Wireless Communications

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) stand out as some of the most pivotal technologies today. Notably, deep learning has spearheaded numerous breakthroughs across diverse domains, including computer vision, natural language processing, and speech recognition. Therefore, it is a natural question to ask: what role will AI/ML play in the domain of wireless communications? This tutorial tries to shed some light on this question by introducing fundamental concepts of deep learning and illustrating their applications to wireless communications.

Tutorial Outline
  • Introduction to ML basics
    • What is ML/AI?
    • Advanced Neural Network Architectures
  • Applications of deep learning for communications
    • Deep learning for detection
    • Deep learning for channel estimation
    • End-to-end learning

Target Audience
This tutorial mainly targets students, researchers, and practitioners who are new to the respective fields of study.

Resource Persons
Dr Samiru Gayan
University of Moratuwa

Dr Sampath Perera
University of Moratuwa