Vineeth N Balasubramanian


Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad

Academic Block B, Room 314
Kandi, Sangareddy 502 285
Telangana, INDIA
Phone: +91 40 2301 6145

Email: (First name)(Middle Initial)(Last Name Initial)-at-(domain)

Research Interests

Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Optimization, Real-world Applications. If you want to know moreā€¦.

OPEN POSITIONS: Please visit this link for open positions in our group.

We do not have any internship positions open in winter. I apologize for not being able to respond to individual emails in this regard.

Recent News

  • (Sep 2019): 3 papers accepted at WACV 2020 (1st round)! Details here. Our WACV’20 work on using self-supervision for meta-learning will also be presented at the NeuRIPS 2019 Workshop on Meta-Learning.

  • (Sep 2019): Our ICML 2019 work on computing causal attributions for neural network models featured in the media. Details here.

  • (Aug 2019): Joseph wins the TCS PhD Fellowship. Congratulations! Grateful to TCS for the support.

  • (Aug 2019): Happy to share that our group students, Sukrut received the President of India Gold Medal, Vaibhav received the Gold Medal for Academic Excellence and Co-Curricular Activities, Nehal received the Silver Medal for MTech, and Rahul received the Silver Medal for BTech (ES) in this year's convocation. Congratulations to all of them!

  • (Jun-Aug 2019): Grateful for the recognition as Outstanding Reviewer at CVPR 2019, serving as Area Chair of CVPR 2020 and on Senior PC of AAAI 2020.

  • (May 2019): Two papers accepted at IJCAI 2019 (17.8% acceptance). Congratulations to Joseph, Vamshi Teja, Krishnakant and Harshitha! Grateful to Microsoft Research India for the travel grant provided to Joseph to present at the conference.

  • (Apr 2019): Our work on causal attribution in neural networks is accepted at ICML 2019. Congratulations to Aditya, Piyushi and Anirban! Grateful for the ICML Travel Grants provided to Aditya and Anirban to present at the conference.

  • (Mar 2019): We are organizing a (semi-closed) IIT-H RIKEN AI workshop with RIKEN AIP, Japan, on 15-16 Mar, 2019. Please consider participating.

  • (Feb 2019): Arghya's paper on Zero-shot Task Transfer gets accepted at CVPR 2019 as on Oral (generally 2-3% acceptance in recent years). Congratulations! Arghya received the Google Travel Grant to present this work. Grateful to Google.

  • (Dec 2018): Grateful to Verisk for the AI Research Faculty Award.

  • (Nov 2018): Our collaborative work on active learning for semantic segmentation is also accepted at WACV 2019.

  • (Aug 2018): Our work on cross-caption text-to-image synthesis is accepted at WACV 2019.

  • (Jul 2018): Our work on using GANs for scene refocusing is accepted at ECCV 2018 (joint work with Prof PJN, IIIT). We also have two papers accepted at ECCV workshops.

  • (Jul 2018): Our work on learning a loss function for semantic segmentation is accepted at BMVC 2018 (joint work with Prof Jawahar, IIIT).

  • (Jun 2018): Our work on understanding error landscape on neural networks will be presented at the Theory of Deep Learning and Non-convex Optimization workshops at ICML 2018.

  • (Apr 2018): Our dataset for understanding user engagement in the wild from videos, DAiSEE, is now available here. The dataset will be presented at the 4th Vision meets Cognition workshop at CVPR 2018, and was also featured in the media (The Hindu).

  • (Mar 2018): Senior-year undergrad students from our group have received admits into CMU, Columbia, Facebook AI Residency, Google AI/Brain Residency and IDSIA (birthplace of LSTMs). Congratulations to Sneha, Bhavana, Yash, Ayushi, Arjun and Ramakrishna! (Media Coverage here)

  • (Feb 2018): Arghya's paper on Adversarial Data Programming (creating labeled datasets from weak labeling functions) gets accepted at CVPR 2018. Congratulations!

  • (Jan 2018): Vishwak wins S N Bose Fellowship award, and Sukrut wins the Honda Y-E-S award. Congratulations to Vishwak and Sukrut.

  • (Dec 2017): Grateful to Honeywell, MHRD and DST for the UAY and ICPS grants to support our research.

  • (Dec 2017): Grateful to IBM for the IBM Shared University Research award to support our research.

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