Robert Bosch, IIT-M to form data science and AI centre
Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions (RBEI) and IIT, Madras on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding for establishing a Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.
Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBC-DSAI) will undertake foundational research in areas of AI and Data Science like deep learning, network analytics, reinforcement learning and interpretable machine learning, a release from IIT-M said.
"The areas of activity include research projects, knowledge management and dissemination, developing prototypes, outreach projects and setting up collaborative facilities and laboratories, among others," it said. The objective of this centre in IIT-M "is to advance scientific innovation for societal benefit," it added.
Vijay Ratnaparkhe, Managing Director, RBEI, was quoted as saying that the partnership with IIT-M will "set a precedent in the way big-data is used to improve our problem solving capability in industry."