Dr. Partha Pratim Talukdar,
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Partha Talukdar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS) and Department of Computer Science and Automation (CSA) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Machine Learning Department at Carnegie Mellon University, working with Tom Mitchell on the NELL project. Partha received his PhD (2010) in CIS from the University of Pennsylvania, working under the supervision of Fernando Pereira, Zack Ives, and Mark Liberman. Partha is broadly interested in Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Cognitive Neuroscience, with particular interest in large-scale learning and inference. Partha is a recipient of Google's Focused Research Award and Accenture Open Innovation Award. He is a co-author of the book on Graph-based Semi-Supervised Learning published by Morgan Claypool Publishers.