Wipro, University of South Carolina, IIT Patna partner on AI-led innovation
Wipro has entered into a three-year partnership with the University of South Carolina and the Indian Institute of Technology, Patna (IIT Patna) with an aim to advance artificial intelligence (AI) led innovation.
The co-innovation model of the partners is said to represent a joint research attempt that will involve doctoral candidates from industries and academia.
Professor Amit Sheth — founding director of the AI Institute at the University of South Carolina said: “Wipro’s initiative to collaborate with top national and international academic partners in Natural Language Processing is pathbreaking. The co-innovation model pursued by this collaboration has a significantly higher chance to achieve tangible results for all involved.
“AIISC @UoSC has years of experience building and applying knowledge graphs in research and commercial applications. Wipro’s industry expertise and our capabilities shall enhance natural-language understanding of tasks across data-intensive industries.”
Wipro said that it will be focused on building futuristic AI solutions in areas that produce huge volumes of data and depend on processing complex documents.
Mukund Kalmanker — Wipro Vice President and Global Head – AI Solutions said: “Wipro Holmes has long been a recognized leader in the AI space, enabling clients to harness AI in their corporate strategy and maximize business outcomes. This initiative further demonstrates our commitment to accelerate advances in AI from research to industry adoption.”