Wipro And IIT Kharagpur Partner For Advanced Research In 5G And AI
Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (llT Kharagpur), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on high-impact, industry-focused applied research in the areas of 5G and Al. Research outcomes from this partnership will be leveraged by Wipro to develop solutions for its customers, across industry verticals. llT Kharagpur will benefit from the commercialization of the joint research insights and Wipro's real-world industry expertise.
Wipro and llT Kharagpur will jointly take up applied research projects on industry challenges related to the design, planning and operations of 5G networks and cognitive information processing for the automation of these processes and 5G use cases. The two organizations will focus on Al research applicable in the healthcare, education and retail sectors as well as in domains such as climate change and cybersecurity. In addition, subject matter experts from Wipro and llT Kharagpur will promote knowledge sharing through guest lectures, workshops and seminars on 5G and Al.
llT Kharagpur is pursuing research projects in areas including front and backhaul optical networks, vehicular ad hoc networks, interplanetary networks, channel estimation, optimized resource allocation, Multiple-Input & Multiple-Output (MIMO) and millimetre wave communications, secure communication & cross-layer optimization and multimedia transmission for 5G. Student research groups are also working on Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN), which holds immense potential in 5G telecommunication. In addition, the institute is also working on foundational research in Al Algorithms, formal methods, machine learning, deep learning, graph mining and analytics, game theory and mechanism design.
Wipro offers end-to-end 5G solutions for network equipment providers, network service providers, smart cities and enterprises in the media & entertainment, manufacturing, energy and utility verticals. This involves touchpoints across all network layers such as radio access, backhaul, transmission network, core network, orchestrator, OSS-BSS systems, edge & public cloud and application ecosystem.
Wipro has developed automation solutions, powered by its artificial intelligence platform - Wipro HOLMES™. Through algorithmic intelligence and cognitive computing capabilities, Wipro HOLMES™ accelerates the digital journey of enterprises and enhances operational efficiency, economics, and user experience across applications, infrastructure management, and key business processes. Wipro has significant expertise and several use cases in the application of Al across industry domains. In addition, Wipro's Data Discovery Platform (DDP), which has advanced analytics and Al at its core, offers Insight-as-a-Service across industries.