2019 Elections: Deciphering The Dance of Democracy...

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While the Mood of the Nation surveys typically undertaken at regular intervals by the Centre for the Study of Developing Economies (CSDS) through its research programme, Lokniti, collect data through traditional means to gauge public opinion on contemporary politics, social

Industry-Institute Collaboration Results In Scalab...

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Industry is constantly on the lookout for state-of-the-art innovative technologies that can provide that edge to its product or service. While premier academic institutions typically churn out newer research in their labs, they often miss the exact focus required by

Discussing Societal Impact of AI

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In December, IIIT-H hosted a one-day workshop on AI and its impact on society in developing nations. To say that the world as we know it is getting disrupted by recent advances in artificial intelligence is not untrue. Developing nations

How AI is helping Crowd Control at Mega Melas

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It’s a theme that has been rehashed to death by Bollywood: siblings separated at melas. While a happily-ever-after reunion happens in reel, massive, unorganized crowds, pandemonium and panic often leading to stampedes are real. Let’s look at how technology from

Meet IIIT-H Student Sri Teja Allaparthi Who Thinks...

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As a Masters student under Prof. Vikram Pudi, Sri Teja Allaparthi has been working on detection of misinformation in social media. But not many know that apart from developing a deep learning model that tags news articles in media based

Online Social Media: ‘Like’ It or Hate it, You...

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It’s said that ‘Google before you Tweet’ is the new ‘Think Before You Speak’. Living and breathing this very adage are today’s millennials. Hence the runaway success and the response generated by a recent poster presentation on campus about ‘Privacy