What Drives The Uber Wallah?
Ethnographic study by IIITH researchers provides new insights about the ride-sharing workforce in the Indian gig economy that is fundamentally different from that of the West. Driving for Uber is viewed as a permanent, full-time livelihood option in India. Religious
IIITH Researchers Use ML Tools To Salvage The Shas...
Ancient palm leaf manuscripts are our cultural heirlooms with a wealth of knowledge residing in them. While previous conservation efforts have been made in the direction of digitizing these fragile texts, IIITH researchers have gone a step further and created
IIITH Builds ML Models to Detect Cancer
Researchers at IIIT Hyderabad have developed an automatic system for the diagnosis and prognosis of cancer. The deep learning networks can automatically classify subtypes of renal cancer and predict patient survival outcome from digital histopathological images. The foray of Computer
The Datafication of Music And Its Implications On ...
Mental illness identification in India gets a boost with non-intrusive methods developed by music psychology researchers at IIIT Hyderabad. It was while streaming Coldplay in an endless loop that I first discovered Kodaline. A suggested playlist that popped up based
Calling Angels…Is Anybody Online?
NLP researchers at IIITH join hands with social scientists in first-of-its-kind multi-disciplinary project that seeks to build a digital mentor shielding adolescent girls from online toxicity while promoting their emotional well being. The Age of Adolescence is a trying one.
IIITH Researchers Develop first-of-its-kind Hingli...
Researchers from the Language Technologies Research Centre (LTRC), IIITH make a first-of-its-kind attempt at semantic role labelling of Hindi-English code mixed tweets. This was presented at the Linguistic Annotation Workshop during ACL 2019, Italy. Chalo jaldi karo, or we’ll miss