CDIS - The Center for Developing Intelligent Systems - is an R&D Center within IIT Kanpur dedicated to rapid development and prototyping of intelligent software systems, geared towards solving problems arising within the Indian ecosystem.
CDIS operates as a unique hybrid of an academic center with a central translational focus. We focus on filling the gap between conceptualization and deployment of intelligent systems — by hosting equipment and experts that can rapidly convert cutting-edge concepts into working prototypes for clients of the center, both from within and outside IITK
Optimizes emergency response times
We have designed a decentralized reinforcement learning system and trained it using real emergency response call records
Decentralized systems are close to centrally discovered optimal solutions under a large range of conditions
Policies learned within decentralized systems are much more interpretable and explainable
Reinforcement Learning policies need to be trained on historical spatiotemporally indexed demand data for your application
System needs to be integrated with your dispatch or routing service
Needs brief pilot testing to establish real-world calibration of parameters
Hassle free, paperless, digitally connected movement of goods: Use computer vision to identify container ID, destination etc
Secure and logged access to physical and digital resources: Use block chain to log movement, data access, custom declaration, Digitally controlled gates with biometric access, Smart warning systems for fires, congestion
Optimize resource utilization: Use sensors, drones, cameras to streamline traffic, reduce (un)load times, Collect data on weather and forecast bottlenecks, high load times
Standardization of data that can be shared, interfaced: Participation of stakeholders: terminal operators, customs, SEZ/port authorities, logistics, industry, shippers, railways/transport
We recently developed and deployed a novel search engine for public grievances at the Ministry of Defence, Government of India. Encouraged by the value added by our system, the Prime Minister’s Office has asked us to implement it across all Indian Government Departments and Ministries. We are working with the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances to do this.
Office Address 1: R1 MediaLabs, IIT Kanpur
Office Address 2: Labs 601-602 in ESB2, Diamond Jubilee Building, IIT Kanpur