Wipro and IIT Kharagpur partner for advanced research in 5G and AI
Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology,
consulting and business process services company, and Indian Institute of
Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding
(MOU) to collaborate on high-impact, industry-focused applied research in the
areas of 5G and AI.
Research outcomes from this partnership will be leveraged by
Wipro to develop solutions for its customers, across industry verticals.
IIT Kharagpur will benefit from the commercialization of the
joint research insights and Wipro's real-world industry expertise.
Wipro and IIT Kharagpur will jointly take up applied
research projects on industry challenges related to the design, planning and
operations of 5G networks and cognitive information processing for the
automation of these processes and 5G use cases.
The two organizations will focus on AI research applicable
in the healthcare, education and retail sectors as well as in domains such as
climate change and cyber security.
In addition, subject matter experts from Wipro and IIT
Kharagpur will promote knowledge sharing through guest lectures, workshops and
seminars on 5G and AI.
IIT Kharagpur is pursuing research projects in areas
including front and backhaul optical networks, vehicular ad hoc networks,
interplanetary networks, channel estimation, optimized resource allocation,
Multiple-Input & Multiple-Output (MIMO) and millimetre wave communications,
secure communication & amp; cross-layer optimization and multimedia
transmission for 5G.
Student research groups are also working on Network Function
Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN), which holds immense
potential in 5G telecommunication.
In addition, the institute is also working on foundational
research in AI Algorithms, formal methods, machine learning, deep learning,
graph mining and analytics, game theory and mechanism design.
Wipro offers end-to-end 5G solutions for network equipment
providers, network service providers, smart cities and enterprises in the media
& entertainment, manufacturing, energy and utility verticals.
This involves touch points across all network layers such as
radio access, backhaul, transmission network, core network, orchestrator,
OSS-BSS systems, edge & amp; public cloud and application ecosystem.
Wipro has developed automation solutions, powered by its
artificial intelligence platform - Wipro HOLMESTM.
Through algorithmic intelligence and cognitive computing
capabilities, Wipro HOLMESTM accelerates the digital journey of enterprises and
enhances operational efficiency, economics, and user experience across
applications, infrastructure management, and key business processes.
Wipro has significant expertise and several use cases in the
application of AI across industry domains.
In addition, Wipro's Data Discovery Platform (DDP), which
has advanced analytics and AI at its core, offers Insight-as-a-Service across