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Budget 2019: Education sector gets ₹94,854 crore, research gets leg up

NEW DELHI: The union budget Friday allocated ₹94,853.64 crore for education sector in 2019-20, an increase of nearly₹10,000 crore of what 2018-19 budget estimates had pegged for the sector. While in 2018 budget estimate had pegged ₹85,010 crore, the revised budget had curtailed this number to ₹83,625.86 crore, the budget documents showed Friday. Of the total ₹94,853. 64 crore education budget, ₹56, 536.63 crore has been pegged for ... Read More »

Facebook, Boosting Artificial-Intelligence Research, Says It’s ‘Not Going Fast Enough’

] Facebook will dramatically accelerate its research into artificial intelligence, its chief AI scientist said Tuesday, in hopes of ensuring the social network doesn’t fall behind with the technology it will need to contend with Internet rivals and police its gargantuan audience. The world’s biggest social network said it would recruit high-profile engineers and expand its AI-research division to roughly 170 ... Read More »

Madison education research firm gets 7M grant to expand early literacy

Education Analytics, a Madison-based nonprofit focused on education research, has been awarded a $7.73 million grant from the U.S. Dept. of Education to expand an early literacy program in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs in in Wisconsin, Alabama and South Carolina. The SPARK Early Literacy program is a research-based, kindergarten-through-second-grade early reading intervention developed by the Milwaukee-based Boys & Girls Clubs ... Read More »

Tech firm Smartron collaborates with University of Southern California for research on education through technology

A partnership has been established between the Indian tech firm Smartron and University of Southern California for research on education by using wearables and machine learning technologies. The partnership with USC’s Centre for Human Applied Reasoning and the Internet of Things (CHARIOT) will focus on understanding the influence on learning when smartphones and sensors are used. About tBand Smartron’s ‘tBand’ ... Read More »

Smartron Collaborates With USC on Machine Leaning, Wearables Research

HIGHLIGHTS Smartron and University of Southern California have collaborated They will work on machine learning Smartron recently unveiled tronX Home-grown technology company Smartron and University of Southern California (USC) have collaborated to impart personalised education through the applications of machine learning and wearable technologies. USC’s Center for Human Applied Reasoning and the Internet of Things (CHARIOT), along with Smartron, would focus on building the ... Read More »