Partha Talukdar is a faculty member in the Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. He is also the founder of KENOME, an enterprise Knowledge graph company with the mission to help enterprises make sense of big dark data. Previously, Partha 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 IBM Faculty Award, Google’s Focused Research Award, Accenture Open Innovation Award, and Outstanding Paper Award at ACL. He is a co-author of a book on Graph-based Semi-Supervised Learning published by Morgan Claypool Publishers. Homepage: http://talukdar.net
Partha is interested in Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Data Integration, and Cognitive Science. My recent research has focused on learning and inference over graphs, automatic knowledge harvesting from web-scale datasets, temporal information processing, and neuro-semantics.