Activity Log 2021

18 December 2021. Srinath Srinivasa presented a talk titled “AI & the Sense of Self” at Jijnasa 2021, organised by the Institute of Science and Spirituality, New Delhi.

7 December 2021. Srinath Srinivasa gave a talk titled “Big Data Management for Policy Support in Sustainable Development” at the 9th International Conference on Big Data Analytics in Science and Engineering (BASE 2021), Springer LNCS, Aizu, Japan, December 2021.

25 October 2021. Chaitali Diwan and Prakhar Mishra gave Samvaad talk titled “AI-based Narrative Arc for Engaging Learning Experience”. Hosted by Srinath Srinivasa. YouTube Link

21 October 2021. Srinath Srinivasa participated in a review meeting as a member of the Mobility Technical Group of the Department of Urban Land Transport (DULT), Govt of Karnataka.

15 September 2021. Srinath Srinivasa participated in the International Research Committee meeting of the UK Trustworthy Autonomous Systems (TAS) Hub.

14 September 2021. Srinath Srinivasa participated in the Expert Committee meeting of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) on Data.

6 September 2021. Srinath Srinivasa, convened a meeting with the Electronics City Industry Association (ELCITA), for setting up of a Center of Excellence (CoE) on Smart Cities, at IIITB.

28 August 2021. Srinath Srinivasa presented an invited talk entitled “Modeling Sustainability in Social Networks” at the International Workshop on Complex System Dynamics, at IIT Madras.

18 August 2021. Srinath Srinivasa participated as a panelist in the Indo-UK dialogue on AI governance and responsible innovation, organized by the UK based Center for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI)

22 July 2021. Srinath Srinivasa participated in the Expert Committee Panel for the ELCITA Smart City initiative, Electronics City, Bangalore.

29 June 2021. Jayati Deshmukh successfully presented her PhD thesis proposal in the State of the Art talk titled “Computational Transcendence for building Responsible AI Systems”.

21 June 2021. Workshop on Web Science for Digital Capabilities (WSDC 2021) co-located with the 13th ACM Web Science Conference held online with 7 accepted papers and a keynote by Prof. Leslie Carr.

15 Apr 2021. Raksha P S successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled “A Computational Model for Online Social Discourse”. This is the 7th PhD scholar to graduate from WSL.

25 Mar 2021. Srinath Srinivasa, participated as an external committee member of the Faculty Selection Committee meeting of the LN Mittal Institute of Information Technology (LNMIT), Jaipur.

19-20 Feb 2021. The Third Workshop on Web Science for Development (WS4D) was conducted by WSL. The two day workshop featured Brave conversations on the first day, and a set of invited talks on the second day.

19 Jan 2021. Srinath Srinivasa, participated as a panelist at INDCON 2021, a conference on Industry-Academia Partnership, organized by the MIT World Peace University, Pune, India. (Link to live session)

2-4 Jan 2021. Shyam Kumar VN and Jayati Deshmukh presented at CODS-COMAD 2021.