Vasudeva Varma

IIIT Hyderabad and Brane Enterprises Pvt Ltd

Vasudeva Varma is the Head of Language Technologies Research Centre (LTRC), IIIT Hyderabad. He has served as the Dean (Research & Development), IIIT-H, and as the CEO of IIIT Hyderabad Foundation, one of the largest technology incubators in India that also managed IIIT-H’s intellectual property and technology transfers. He has also co-founded Veooz Labs Pvt. Ltd, a social signal-based content discovery platform with social media search and analysis capabilities. He obtained his PhD from the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Hyderabad in 1996. Prior to joining IIIT Hyderabad in 2002, he was the President of MediaCognition India Pvt. Ltd and Chief Architect at MediaCognition Inc. (Cupertino, CA). Earlier, he served as the Director of Engineering and Research at InfoDream Corporation, Santa Clara, CA. He also worked at Citicorp and Muze Inc. in New York as a senior consultant.

Vasudeva Varma

Session 1D: Symposium on Developing Chat-GPT for India: Challenges and Opportunities in Building Large LanguageModels

Convener: Chiranjib Bhattacharyya

Leveraging Multilingual Large Language Models to Generate Grounded Encyclopaedic Articles in Indian Languages: Challenges and Opportunities