PhD Student Researcher
Pratyush Banerjee is a Phd. student with Dublin City University and is currently working for Symantec as a contractor. He received his bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering from Jadavpur University, India in 2003. After working for a while in HCL Technologies as a software developer, he completed his Master of Science (by Research) degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, in 2008. He was subsequently working in the RnD division of AOL India till late 2009, before joining his current Phd program.
Pratyush's areas of interests include Machine Translation, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning. He has also worked on cloud computing platforms and web scale data crunching applications. His current Phd. topic is "Domain Adaptation of Statistical Machine Translation Systems". As a part of his Phd. research, he is trying to utilize domain adaptation techniques to translate User Generate Content using a standard Statistical Machine Translation approach as the backbone.