Kohli Center on Intelligent Systems

Kohli Day

Kohli Centre of Intelligent Systems (KCIS) at IIITH commemorates the birth anniversary of Sri FC Kholi with a special program celebrating his life through nurturing research and innovation

Viswanathan Anand
Indian chess grandmaster and former world chess champion
Anand is a five-time world chess champion. In April 2006, Anand became the fourth player in history to pass the 2800 Elo mark on the FIDE rating list, after Kramnik, Topalov, and Garry Kasparov. He occupied the number one position for 21 months, the sixth-longest period on record. Anand was the first recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 1991–92, India's highest sporting honour. In 2007, he was awarded India's second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan, making him the first sportsperson to receive the award.
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Prof Devi Parikh
school of interactive computing georgia tech
She is a recipient of an NSF CAREER award, an IJCAI Computers and Thought award, a Sloan Research Fellowship, an Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) award, an Army Research Office (ARO) Young Investigator Program (YIP) award, a Sigma Xi Young Faculty Award at Georgia Tech, an Allen Distinguished Investigator Award in Artificial Intelligence from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, four Google Faculty Research Awards, an Amazon Academic Research Award, a Lockheed Martin Inspirational Young Faculty Award at Georgia Tech Know more
11AM [IST]
Reminiscings on FC Kohli by people from Tata and IIITH community
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4PM [IST]
Live interactive research demos by IIITH students IIITH community 6-10 minute demos Event Link
5.30PM [IST]
Faculty Alumni Advisee Interaction
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6.45PM [IST]
Interactive Session with Grand Master, World Champion, Viswanathan Anand on "Al In Chess: A World Champion's Perspective" Moderated by International Master & ML Researcher Saikrishna Gottipatti
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7.45PM [IST]
Distinguished Lecture by Prof Devi Parikh, Associate Professor, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech followed by Q&A for 10mts moderated by Dr Ramakrishna Vedantam
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