LAHORE:May 1, A one-day seminar “Emerging Trends in Computer Science” was held at Virtual University (VU) M A Jinnah Campus. Dr Naveed A Malik, founder Virtual University, was the guest of honour while Naeem Tariq, Rector VU, chaired the seminar. The seminar was organised by the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology. The objective of the seminar was to bring leading researchers from academia at one platform with the focus to exchange ideas on modern computing innovations and applications across various fields such as industry, healthcare, and business. The speakers talked about Internet of Things (IOT), importance of robotics and how it is changing the modern world. They also guided the audience about cybernetics and artificial intelligence a path to symbiotic relation between mechanical humans and human machine, challenges in developing tools for deaf community of Pakistan, location-based sentiment mapping of topics detected in social media and big data analytics. The guest speaker Prof Dr Zulfiqar described in detail how the academia could contribute to the society with computer vision and machine learning artificial intelligence (AI) and IOT. Other speakers included Prof Dr Ghalib, Dr Yasir, Dr Wajahat, Dr Adnan, Dr Nasir, Dr Sumair, Dr Israr and Dr Nida.The news.