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The Artificial Intelligence-Natural Language Processing-Machine Learning (AI-NLP-ML) Group at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Patna has started its official journey in June, 2015. The group is dedicated to explore the frontiers of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing under the able guidance of Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya. The group also consists of other two faculty members, Dr. Asif Ekbal and Dr. Sriparna Saha, and around 45 members including Research scholars, Research engineers, Lexicographers, B.Tech & M.Tech students. Several industry sponsored projects are currently being undertaken.

Elsevier, the renowned scientific literature publishing company has set up the Elsevier Centre of Excellence for Natural Language Processing to conduct research and development in some of the novel areas of AI, NLP and ML.
Another company, ezDI has set up the Sushrut-eZDI Research Lab on Health Informatics, which is dedicated towards developing products for health care and contribute to research having significant outcomes.

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Recently Accepted Papers


One paper accepted for publication in ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (accepted).

One paper accepted for publication in Applied Soft Computing (impact factor: 5.472) (accepted).

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Upcoming Events


The seventeenth International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON 2020) from December 18-21, 2020

Moments of Pride


Dr. Sriparna Saha has been listed in the "world's top 2% scientists list" in the field of "Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing". One can refer to Table 7 of the paper https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3000918

Kshitij Mishra has been awarded with the very prestigious Prime Ministers Research Fellowship (PMRF) Award for his doctoral studies.

IIIT Bhagalpur-IIT Patna team (IIITBH-IITP) with members Mr. Saichethan M. Reddy (IIIT BH), Dr. Naveen Saini (IITP), Dr. Sriparna Saha (IITP), Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharyya has participated in the three shared tasks (CL-SciSumm, LaySumm, LongSumm) at the first workshop on Scholarly Document Processing https://ornlcda.github.io/SDProc/ collocated with EMNLP 2020 which is a well-known conference (Category A in Core Ranking) in the field of natural language processing. All the tasks are related to the summarization of scientific articles. It is glad to share that the team has obtained the best performance on community summaries of the CL-SciSumm 2020 task.

Asif Ekbal will serve in IJCAI 2020 as its Senior Program Committee Member.

Asif Ekbal will serve in the Program Committee of AAAI 2020

AI-NLP-ML Research Group, IIT Patna is pleased to announce an MoU with India's homegrown e-commerce firm, Flipkart to conduct joint research in Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning. More details can be found here:

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