Kishore S. Prahallad (Projects)

Associate Professor, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad.
Office: A3-120 (Vindhya Block).  Tel: +91-40-66531177
Email: kishore AT iiit.ac.in, URL: http://www.iiit.ac.in/~kishore 
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Sponsored Projects Undertaken
Role: Principal Investigator
  • ITRA, Media Lab Asia: 2014-2017, "Virtual assistant on mobile devices using voice and gestural technologies", Status: Ongoing.
  • MCIT, Gov. of India: 2012-2015, ”Development of text-to-speech system in Telugu language on mobile platforms – as a part of TTS consortium - Phase-II”, Status: Ongoing.
  • MCIT, Gov. of India: 2009-2011, ”Development of text-to-speech system in Telugu language – as a part of TTS consortium - Phase-I”, Status: Completed.
  • LDC-IL, CIIL Mysore: 2009, ”Collection of 1500 hours of speech data in 3 Indian languages”, Status: Completed.
  • Bhrigus Software (I) Pvt. Ltd, Hyderabad: 2005-06, ”Development of high quality general purpose Telugu TTS”, Status: Completed.
  • Nokia China: 2005-06, ”Development of high quality Hindi TTS”, Status: Completed.
  • Ministry of Social Justice, Gov. of India: 2004-06, ”Reading Aid for Visually Impaired (RAVI)”, Status: Completed.
  • HP Labs India: 2004, ”Speech database collection and building large continuous speech recognizer in Indian languages”, Status: Completed.
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
  • MCIT, Gov. of India: 2012-2013, ”Prosodically guided phonetic engine – a consortium project”, Status: Ongoing.
  • MCIT, Gov. of India: 2009-2012, ”Speech based access for agricultural commodity prices in six Indian languages – as a part of ASR consortium”, Status: Completed.
  • UKIERI Standard awards (Indo-UK project): 2007-2011, ”Study of source features for speech synthesis and speaker recognition”. (Jointly with IIT Guwahati and CSTR, Edinburgh), Status: Completed.

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