The Indian government and the Max Planck Society have formally unveiled a new center in Delhi that will serve as a hub for collaboration between computer scientists from India and Germany.
The Indo-German Max Planck Center on Computer Science (IMPECS) at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) will focus on research areas such as algorithms and complexity, database and information retrieval, graphics and vision, and networking. The team at IMPECS will work with researchers from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai, IIT Kanpur, IIT Bombay, and IIT Madras, as well as scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Germany.
India hopes to become more skilled in computer science, while Germany wants to gain access to India's top scientists and pool of young talent. IMPECS will have an initial duration of five years.
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