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Online Workshop on Accelerated Data Science

Online Workshop on Accelerated Data Science

The Centre for Computational and Data Science at IIT Kharagpur is organizing an Online Workshop on Accelerated Data Science in collaboration with NVIDIA Corporation, India and National Supercomputing Mission, C-DAC, Government of India, from February 21-22, 2021. In the workshop, the state-of-art theory and technologies for accelerated machine learning, as well as deep learning algorithms, will be covered. Also, the fundamentals of GPU computing with an emphasis on machine learning and deep learning algorithms will be presented. Further, several technologies and platforms for GPU acceleration of these algorithms will be elaborated. Topic List:  Day 1: Fundamentals of GPU Architecture &…
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New Algorithm to Augment Industrial Profitability

New Algorithm to Augment Industrial Profitability

IIT Kharagpur - Tata Metaliks Jointly Develop Industry 4.0 Algorithm to Change Profitability Scenario of India’s Manufacturing Sector Researchers at the Centre of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, IIT Kharagpur have developed a predictive maintenance algorithm to improve the profitability of production jobs through substantial savings in Productivity, Downtime, Cost and Manpower. The data-driven predictive maintenance module has been successfully tested by Tata Metaliks for user-level acceptance.  The algorithm has been developed at the Centre of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, by a team led by Prof Akhilesh Kumar, Associate Professor, Dept. of Industrial Systems Engineering. Deployed on a gearbox…
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The evolving grammar of healthcare

The evolving grammar of healthcare

The Clinical Biomarkers Discovery Laboratory at IIT Kharagpur is actively involved in using the newly emerged field of metabolomics, which is capable of providing biological end-point markers of the cellular processes that occur as a result of disease. The lab focuses on the use of metabolomics for comprehensive identification of disease biomarkers and understanding of the pathogenic mechanism underlying complex human diseases. Prof. Koel Chaudhury, who heads the lab, talks to the KGP Chronicle about how she has used the metabolomics approach to investigate women’s health, the progress her team has made and the future challenges. Could you please give…
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Social Media to Help Disaster Relief

Social Media to Help Disaster Relief

Economic Times   Gadget Now   India Today   Business Standard  Business Standard (PTI)   Devdiscourse  VC Circle Your posts on social media and internal messaging applications can now help victims receive relief during natural disasters. While you tweet about the situation of the victims in specific locations in English or Hindi, a computer program can read through your empathetic post and send the relevant information to nearby relief operators. A research team led by Dr. Saptarshi Ghosh from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Kharagpur is developing the algorithms for this task. At the wake of the recent Kerala floods and other…
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