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Mitesh M. Khapra

Assistant Professor

Statistical Machine Translation Text Analytics Deep Learning Crowd-sourcing

Mitesh M Khapra has recently joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Madras as an Assistant Professor. While at IIT Madras he plans to pursue his interests in the areas of Deep Learning, Multimodal Multilingual Processing, Natural Language Generation and Question Answering. Prior to that he worked as a Researcher at IBM Research India. During the four and half years that he spent at IBM he worked on several interesting problems in the areas of Statistical Machine Translation, Cross Language Learning, Multimodal Learning, Argument Mining and Deep Learning. This work led to publications in top conferences in the areas of Computational Linguistics and Machine Learning. Prior to joining IBM, he completed his PhD and M.Tech from IIT Bombay in Jan 2012 and July 2008 respectively. His Ph.D. thesis dealt with the important problem of reusing resources for multilingual computation.


Feb 10, 2021
Levelling up NLP for Indian Languages
Divyanshu Kakwani , Anoop Kunchukuttan , Satish Golla , Gokul N.C , Avik Bhattacharyya , Mitesh M Khapra , Pratyush Kumar
We are working towards building a better ecosystem for Indian languages while also keeping up with the recent advancements in NLP. To this end, we are releasing IndicNLPSuite, which is a collection of various resources and models for Indian languages

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