Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tamil Nadu e-Governance Agency here, to enhance data driven governence in education, health care and agriculture sectors.
Professor Ravindran B, who heads the Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at IIT-Madras, said: “We have worked on building AI based decision-making algorithms that allow us to adaptively learn controllers for driving. In particular, our group has explored the question of learning from demonstrations. These are largely laboratory experiments and have not yet been translated into real systems.”
The Dvara Group (formerly IFMR Trust) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with The Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBC-DSAI) at IIT Madras. Read More
by Aarthi Ravikrishnan and Karthik Raman
ACCS, the Advanced Computing and Communications Society, announced Prof. V. Kamakoti of the Indian Institute of Technology Madras as the winner of the prestigious ACCS-CDAC Foundation award for 2018.
Researchers at the Robert Bosch Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence and Center for Computational Brain Research, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, and Purdue University have recently developed a new method of reducing computational requirements for object detection in videos using neural networks. Their technique, called Pack and Detect (PaD), was outlined in a paper pre-published on arXiv.
IT Madras has tied up with Northwestern University, US, for carrying out broad-based research collaboration in data science, web science, network science and computational social science.
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Professor Balaraman Ravindran of IIT Madras is one of the top Indian AI researchers in India and foremost reinforcement learning expert.
Reinforcement learning is a pretty complex topic to wrap your head around, as far as intellectual pursuits go. It’s also one of the hottest areas of AI research: MIT Technology Review picked it as one of the top 10 technologies of 2017. Read More
Prof. B. Ravindran, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Head - RBC DSAI, has been appointed as an Academic Editor for PLOS ONE and as an Associate Editor for the ‘Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence’ section in the Frontiers in Big Data Journal.
To Mitesh Khapra for the project title “Knowledge Graph Driven Domain Specific Multimodal Conversation Systems”. 45K USD. For 2018-2019.
A paper titled A Novel Topic Modelling Based Weighting Framework for Class Imbalance Learning co-authored by S. Sudarsun, Jeshuren Chelladurai and B. Ravindran won the best paper award at the ACM India Joint Conference on Data Science and Management of Data (CoDS-COMAD) held at Goa, from Jan 11th to 13th. CoDS-COMAD is the premier conference on Data Science and Databases in India with participation from all premier academic institutions and industry.