ACM India Announces New Blog Series on Data Science

August 16, 2019

Hi everybody!

We are happy to announce the start of a new blog that will feature Data Science activities in India. These can be accessed and subscribed to at the Data Science blog site.

The objective the of blog is to provide a platform for all those working in the area of Data Science—as researchers, educators, practitioners and policy makers—to share ideas, opinions and activities undertaken across different organizations in India leading to better awareness and networking.

Everyone is invited to contribute a blog post. See guidelines below.

It may take at most a week for the blog to appear as it is moderated by a steering committee comprising the following members:

S. Sudarshan, IIT Bombay
Jayant Haritsa, IISc
B. Ravindran, IIT Madras
Manish Gupta, Videoken India
Shourya Roy, American Express
Anand Deshpande, Persistent Systems
Lipika Dey, TCS Research

Some guidelines for blog posts are:

  • It may feature research or entrepreneurial activities undertaken by practitioners in India. The article should have proper references. It should be written in simple English.
  • It should not be rehash of technical papers or tutorials on teaching Data Science.
  • It can be a post from organizers about upcoming innovative activities calling for wider participation by Indians
  • Please email your articles of 1,000 words or less to datascience-blog@india.acm.org with “Contribution to Datascience Blog” as the subject. Please mention your full name, address and affiliation in full in the body of the email.

Looking forward to interesting interactions.

Regards,
Lipika Dey
TCS Research & Innovations