Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for
Academic Collaboration in Research and Education between
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (Deemed University), Belur, Kolkata and
Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, 1/A Bidhan Nagar, Kolkata 700 064
March 2022


RKMVERI (its Dept. of Computer Science) and Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC), Kolkata have expressed interest to create a long-term institutional partnership in research on Artificial Intelligence (AI) specifically targeting applications of Indian Sign Language Processing and swarm robotics. The primary objective is to promote contact and collaboration between faculties, researchers and scientists of the two institutions to carry out joint research programs and exchange experience in education and research.

Areas of Cooperation:

The following have been identified as the possible starting point of the partnership. The areas of cooperation can be further increased by mutual consent. In many cases specific programs will require other agreements to be separately detailed out and documented. The two partners will define joint collaborative research projects in the area of Swarm robotics and Artificial Intelligence (specifically targeting applications of Indian Sign Language Processing). To start with the work will be initiated on a project on Artificial Intelligence as mentioned below.

Research Work to be initiated on :

Design and implementation of a software tools for Natural Language to ISL (Indian Sign Language) Conversion