About BTIRC

British Telecom India Research Centre (BTIRC) was launched in 2019 to foster collaboration between British Telecom and Indian Institute of Science. The focus areas of research and development are

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Projects

  • Link Adaptation, Scheduling, and Feedback Techniques in Practical Wireless Systems Group: 5G Mobility PI: K V S Hari & Neelesh B. Mehta

    The availability of channel state information (CSI) at the base station (BS) plays a crucial role in determining the spectral efficiency and capacity of a cellular system. Acquiring CSI entails feedback from the user equipment (UE) to the BS. The accuracy of the CSI available at the BS affects the achievable spectral efficiency and capacity more
  • Interactive AR/VR digital twin for navigation and monitoring of office spaces Group: I3D Lab PI: Pradipta Biswas

    This project will develop an interactive and immersive digital twin of BT office premises in Bangalore for real time monitoring of building and help in navigation for visitors. The solution will be deployed using state of the art virtual and augmented reality systems and follow a user centred design process on developing multimodal interaction with the AR/VR system. more
  • Advanced Chatbots Group: Statistics & Machine Learning PI: Prof. Ambedkar Dukkipati

    Typically chatbots in the industrial scenarios are trained for a particular task in a particular domain. Specific datasets are required for effective training such a chatbot. An example of this would be, say, restaurant booking. Seldom, such chatbots are useful in a larger context. British telecom was facing this problem, of user intention and domain change while in chat. more
  • Conversational Speech Analytics Group: LEAP Lab PI: Prof. Sriram Ganapathy

    Automatic transcription of speech conversations is a challenging problem due to the spontaneous nature of conversational speech; presence of multiple speakers and speaker overlap. Speaker diarization and automatic speech recognition (ASR) are the two important tasks in a conversational speech transcription system.more