Achintya Kundu


Research Areas: Machine Learning , Convex Optimisation, Computational Biology

Education #

  • 2009-Till date:  Ph.D.  ( in progress )     

Department of Computer Science and Automation,   

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Major: Machine Learning 

CGPA: 7.5 / 8 

Research Topic: Kernel Learning

  • 2006-2008:  Master of Engineering    

Department of Electrical Communication Engineering,

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Major: Signal Processing  

CGPA: 7.8 / 8 

Research Topic: Speech Enhancement

  • 2002-2006:  Bachelor of Engineering    

Department of Electronics & Tele-communication Engineering,

Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

Major: Electronics & Communication    

CGPA:  9.4 / 10


Work Experience #

  • May, 2010 - July, 2010  Summer Intern, Yahoo! Labs,  Bangalore.

  • July, 2008 - July, 2009  Design Engineer, Texas Instruments,  Bangalore.


Achievements #

  • Won Yahoo! Key Scientific Challenges Honorable Mention Award (US $2000) for 2011-12.

  • Received Best Perspective Seminar Award for 2010-11 in the Dept. of Computer Science & Automation (CSA), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.

  • Recipient of Senate Commendation for outstanding academic performance from IISc, Bangalore.

  • Received Prof. I.S.N. Murthy Medal for Best Master of Engineering Student (2007-08) in the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering (ECE), IISc, Bangalore.

  • Secured 6th rank in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE, the entrance test for graduate study in Engineering in India) 2006.           

  • Ranked 17 (Engineering) and 281 (Medical) in West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (an entrance test for Engineering / Medical Colleges  in West Bengal, India ) 2002.

Publication List:

  • Efficient algorithms for learning Kernels from multiple Similarity matrices with general convex loss functions.
Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) , 2010.

  • GMM Based Bayesian Approach to Speech Enhancement in Signal / Transform Domain. [pdf] 

    IEEE International Conference on Acoustic, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2008.
  • Speech Enhancement Using Intra-frame Dependency in DCT Domain.  [pdf]
European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2008.

  • Subspace Based Speech Enhancement Using Gaussian Mixture Model. [pdf]
Interspeech / International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (ICSLP), 2008.

achintya kundu,
May 25, 2010, 9:35 AM