Activity Log 2024

14 June 2024 Aparna M. successfully defended her MS thesis entitled “Knowledge Management for Rural Communities using Low Resource, Colloquial Kannada”.

21 May 2024 Asilata Karandikar presented a paper titled ‘What Makes Consent Meaningful?’ in the PhD Symposium of the 16th ACM Web Science Conference 2024, at Stuttgart, Germany.

21 May 2024 Balambiga Ayappane successfully defended her MS thesis entitled “Policy-Based Consent Service for Open-ended Dissemination of Data in Digital Public Infrastructures”.

16 May 2024 Apurva Kulkarni, Pooja Bassin, and Abraham G K participated in a meeting at the Vidhana Soudha (seat of the state cabinet) in Bengaluru, organized by the Directorate on Economics and Statistics (DES) and presented their work on Karnataka Data Lake pilot site.

16 May 2024 Srinath Srinivasa participated as a committee member in the ELCITA Smart City committee meeting.

14 May 2024 Semester-end WSL workshop was conducted successfully.

13 May 2024 Jayati Deshmukh successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled “Computational Transcendence: A Model for Emergent Responsible Agency in Multi-Agent Systems”.

23 & 29 Mar 2024 Posters related to Consent Management, Gramma-Kannada, Scenario Search for Vehicular Traffic, and Web Science for Development were presented at the RISE Open House and Research Colloquium

11-16 Mar 2024 Srinath Srinivasa visited several areas in rural Malawi in southern Africa, as part of a project in collaboration with Rural Inclusion UK and Airtel Africa. The visit involved interaction with several Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) that work with rural communities in the area of financial inclusion.

1 Mar 2024 Srinath Srinivasa delivered an invited talk entitled “Navigated Learning: AI-Based Routing Support for Online Learning”, at the Christ University Symposium on Exploring the Role of AI in Higher Education and Learning.

14 Feb 2024 The vision group meeting of the mobility group of the BeST – Bengaluru Science & Technology Cluster on megaregional mobility around Bengaluru was jointly conducted by Web Science Lab and BeST Cluster at IIIT-Bangalore.

7 Feb 2024 Srinath Srinivasa participated as an external member of the Faculty Selection Committee at Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DAIICT), Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

23 Jan 2024 Srinath Srinivasa joins the Echo Network as a supervisor in their digitization initiative. The Echo Network is a social innovation partnership initiated in 2019 by the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India along with multiple stakeholders.

18 Jan 2024 Srinath Srinivasa participated as a committee member in the ELCITA Smart City committee meeting.

07 Jan 2024 Bhoomika participated in ACM India PhD Clinic at the 7th Joint International Conference on Data Science & Management of Data held at IIIT Bangalore.

07 Jan 2024 Balambiga presented the paper titled “Consent Service Architecture for Policy-Based Consent Management in Data Trusts” at the 7th Joint International Conference on Data Science & Management of Data held at IIIT Bangalore.

04 Jan 2024 Sharath and Aparna presented a poster on “Knowledge Management Framework Over Low Resource Indian Colloquial Language Audio Contents” at the  7th Joint International Conference on Data Science & Management of Data held at IIIT Bangalore.