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IIT Kharagpur sets up centre of excellence

IIT Kharagpur sets up centre of excellence
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IIT Kharagpur has set up a centre of excellence in artificial intelligence (AI) in partnership with Capillary Technologies that will focus on training ...

New Delhi: IIT Kharagpur has set up a centre of excellence in artificial intelligence (AI) in partnership with Capillary Technologies that will focus on training and research in the new-age technology domain. The centre has received seed funding of Rs 5.64 crore by Capillary Technologies for setting up computing infrastructure, hardware simulation platforms, software and designing the course work.

"IIT Kharagpur has developed a deep expertise in the overall area of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data sciences and its applications in several critical domains over a long period of time, among others," IIT Kharagpur Director P P Chakrabarti told PTI. He added that apart from students at the institution, others like working professionals will also be able to access the centre.

IIT Kharagpur will start the centre with teaching and learning and knowledge dissemination programme. Faculty from the institute, specialists from Capillary and deep-learning industry experts would work together to prepare the curriculum. "Over the last few years, we have invested over Rs 40 lakh annually in various research projects that hold the promise of shaping the future of our industry. "

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