Online Lecture by Sudarshan Iyengar @ 4 pm

Paraspar, an initiative of the Office of Communications (OoC) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), is a platform for conversations about knowledge systems, particularly science.


Invites you to a webinar series on


This series will explore the journey of scientific discoveries. Very often, science is known only by its finished product. But the path is not revealed. Through these lectures, we attempt to unravel the processes of science, including the struggles and failures.


What Big Data Can Tell Us about the Origin of Scientific Knowledge (Click here for the poster)

Abstract: How does knowledge emerge? Is it by sudden spurts or is it incremental? While this question is as old as modern civilization, the answer seems to be in the big data of the 21st century. The talk will explore the dynamics of knowledge development.

Speaker: Sudarshan Iyengar

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Indian Institiute of Technology, Ropar

Date: 21 September 2020 (Monday)

Time: 4.00 pm

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All are welcome.

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