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IIIT-Delhi to start new M.Tech prog with specialisation in AI

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

For first time in the national capital, the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology- will start a new M.Tech programme with specialisation in from the academic year starting in July 2018.

"The programme will be research-oriented and focus on foundations and advances in and Machine Learning," Mayank Vatsa, of Centre for at IIIT-Delhi, told

Vatsa said it would be a first for

The programme will prepare graduates to undertake industry careers involving innovation and problem solving using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and (ML) technologies.

The course will be spread over four semesters and the intake would be 20 students.

"After the course, the students will be able to recognise and analyse problems related to AI applications, apply pattern recognition, and artificial intelligence techniques to solve real-world problems," Vatsa said.

IIIT-was created by the through an Act - IIIT Delhi Act, 2007 - with the of the institute being the of Delhi.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 10:35 IST