Welcome to the IISc ML Lab

The Machine Learning Lab of the Department of Computer Science and Automation at Indian Institute of Science was setup to study theoretical and applied aspects of machine learning in various domains. Our aim is to explore and understand artificial intelligence, including machine learning, deep learning, numerical optimization, and natural language processing and to perform research on their applicability in various domains.

To this end, we develop numerous machine learning algorithms and tools for complex real world applications. We want to be able to build AI enabled systems that solve problems for social good (see Publications). We are actively pursuing applications in the area of computational biology, object detection in images, video segmentation and summarization, detection of rare topics in text documents, statistical modeling of computer systems.

We are located at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore which is the silicon valley of India. We are also collaborating with industries as well as other universities for cutting edge research.

We are unable to respond to part-time, short-term (less than one year) and/or remote student mentorship requests. No positions open currently.

Our collaborators:

News

27 August 2020

Prof.Chiranjib Bhattacharyya takes charge as the Chair of CSA Department

July 2020

Paper titled ‘Learning With Subquadratic Regularization : A Primal-Dual Approach’ by Raman Sankaran, Francis Bach and Prof.Chiranjib Bhattacharyya published in IJCAI

July 2020

Paper titled ‘Near-optimal sample complexity bounds for learning Latent k-polytopes and applications to Ad-Mixtures’ by Prof.Chiranjib Bhattacharyya and Ravindran Kannan published in ICML

9 January 2020

Prof.Chiranjib Bhattacharyya is organising FATE ML workshop . This workshop on Fairness, Accountability, Transparency and Ethics in Machine Learning is organised in collaboration with IISc, LinkedIn and Microsoft Research

9 January 2020

Paper titled 'Finding a latent k–simplex in O* (k·nnz(data)) time via Subset Smoothing' by Prof.Chiranjib Bhattacharyya and Ravindran Kannan published in SODA

30 June 2019

Prof.Chiranjib Bhattacharyya is collaborating with Tata Motors in the domain of artificial intelligence and computer vision

3 November 2019 (Cancelled!)

Prof.Michael I. Jordan will deliver a talk as part of Frontier Lecture series on 7th Nov at 10 AM at IISc Faculty Hall

25 October 2019

Prof.Chiranjib Bhattacharyya is organising Deep Tech Entrepreneurship in an ongoing effort to bring together alumni, faculty, students of IISc, with the broader entrepreneurial ecosystem of deep technology companies.

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