Sabudh Data Science Pro 2020 – Previous Webinar

Sabudh Data Science Pro Previous Webinars

Dr. Vikas Agrawal (26th December 2020, 11 AM)

Senior Principal Data Scientist at Oracle Fusion Analytics

Dr. Agrawal works as a Senior Principal Data Scientist in cognitive computing for Oracle Analytics Cloud. His current interests are in automated discovery, anomaly detection, intelligent context-aware systems, with visual and textual explanations for black-box model predictions using interpret-able surrogate models.

Dr. Bamshad Mobasher (12th December 2020, 9:30 AM)

DePaul University, Chicago, USA

Dr. Bamshad Mobasher is a professor of Computer Science and the director of the Center for Web intelligence at DePaul University College of Computing and Digital Media in Chicago.

He is also the co-founder of the Center for Data Science at DePaul University. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Iowa State University in 1994. His general research areas include artiofical intelligence and data mining. In particular, he is considered one of the leading authorities in Web mining. Web personalizaion and recommender systems. He has published 5 edited books and approximately 200 scientific articles.

Prof. Preeti Rao (5th December 2020, 11 AM)

Preeti Rao is on the faculty of Electrical Engineering at I.I.T. Bombay, teaching and researching in the area of signal processing with applications in speech and audio.

She was a collaborator in the CompMusic project during 2011-2016 for the application of music information retreival techniques to non-Western music. She currently leads another international collaboration funded by the Government of India for research in Computational Musicology and Musical Instruments Modeling for Indian Music. She has been actively involved in the development of technology for Indian music and spoken language learning applications.

Mr. Marko Grobelnik (28th November 2020, 6:30 PM)

Jožef Stefan Institute UNESCO IRCAI, Slovenia

Mr. Marko Grobelnik is a researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). His area of focus is Machine Learning, Data/Text/Web Mining, Network Analysis, Semantic Technologies, Deep Text Understanding, and Data Visualization. Specialized in solving complex AI tasks for the commercial world. He collaborates with major European academic institutions and major industries such as Bloomberg, British Telecom, European Commission, Microsoft Research, New York Times. Marko is co-author of several books, co-founder of several start-ups and is/was involved into over 50 EU funded research projects in various fields of Artificial Intelligence.

Dr. Debasis Ganguly (23rd November 2020, 2:30 PM)

Research staff member of IBM Research Europe, Dublin, Ireland.

His research interests broadly span across topics such as semantic matching, trusted and fair AI, model interpretability, and AI for healthcare. He obtained his masters in computer science from the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta and his PhD on the topic of Information Retrieval from Dublin City University. He maintains an active academic profile by publishing in top-tier conferences and also acting as a PC member for conferences such as SIGIR, CIKM, WWW, NAACL, AAAI etc. He also regularly serves as a part of the reviewing committee for a number of high impact journals such as Pattern Recognition, IPM, and TOIS etc. As workshop and shared task organizational experience, he has co-organized the two versions of the ‘Exploitation of Social Media for Emergency Relief and Preparedness (SMERP)’ workshops in ECIR 2017 and WWW 2018, and has co-organized the Personalized IR tracks at FIRE’11 and CLEF’17. He is currently organizing two shared tasks at FIRE-2020 on retrieval from conversational dialogues (RCD) and CAIR (Causality-driven Adhoc Information Retrieval).