Lyrics to fine-tune Music emotion recognition

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A sweet lyrical revolution is playing out at IIITH labs. The Cognitive Science laboratory worked on a Natural Language Processing-based Transformer model to identify emotions from the lyrics of a song, a hitherto underexplored area of study. We met with

Prof Anil Kumar Vuppala: A Figure of Speech

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IIITH’s Language Technologies Research Center (LTRC) has been exploring exciting possibilities in the emergent multi-lingual speech recognition domain. We caught up with Prof. Anil Kumar Vuppala, a central figure in speech technology to hear it. “I am a recognition guy”,

Krishna Murthy Jatavallabhula – The Robotici...

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It was definitely a SLAM dunk for IIITH alumnus Krishna Murthy Jatavallabhula, the young Robotics Engineer from Kakinada, who was recently awarded the prestigious NVIDIA fellowship for 2020-21. Currently, on the final stretch to completing his PhD at Mila, Université

Prof Radhika Krishnan – The Intrepid Eco-Technol...

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IIIT Hyderabad is building an ambitious digital archive of data on evolving social, political and economic phenomena. Radhika Krishnan, an Assistant Professor with the Human Sciences Research Group is connecting the dots and exploring the interface between technological regimes, communities

How to build a Wall, pixel by pixel

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IIIT Hyderabad’s Art Society has traded in their easels for a mouse at Felicity 2021 to create The Wall - 250,000 pixels. 320 digital artists. One canvas. Gone are the days when Graffiti was a can of paint and an

Finding Math in a Slice of Citrus Fruit

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Such exciting mysteries were the topic of intense debate at the Teaching the Learning Brain 2021 workshop for primary school teachers held earlier this month.  Researchers at IIITH’s Neuro-cognitive Science Research laboratory have been working on getting educators to take