The company offers client-specific AI solutions and services for producing innovative and affordable, application products that measurably improve their decision making and operational efficiency. Dr. Gupta, Founder and President of Knexus Research Corporation says, “We typically don’t develop the products bought by the consumer, we make their products and services smarter, efficient, and effective.”
Knexus is well positioned to take the business challenges of its clients head-on and converting them into opportunities for AI-based transformation. The company identifies various metrics for improvements to their client’s business processes. A significant part of this improvementis conventionally associated with new kinds of processes enabled by AI. Knexus develops AI algorithms and solutions and puts them together to scale the client’s systems automation and reliability to new levels. The company analyzes the client’s business and system complexities and develops prototype AI solutions to support their business case, justify return on investment (ROI), improve efficiency, and quality. After validating the solution through simulations and testbeds, Knexus hands over the AI solution to its clients for integration and maturation into a production system.
Categorizing modern world business into three different types of scenarios, Dr. Gupta visualizes a metaphorical image of a person standing at a shore where the person represents a business entity; the ocean is the market and waves are periodical disruptions. He says, “There is one who does not know when a wave is coming and is clobbered by it; there are others who are constantly watching the waves and are ready to ride on it, and then there is a third kind, the ones who make the wave.” According to Dr.Gupta, Knexus has established itself as the ‘wave maker.’ Through its robust knowledge and expertise in AI and cognitive engineering, the company has pioneered AI algorithms in planning and relational learning. For instance, Knexus scientists along with co-investigators at Naval Research laboratory in Washington DC applied relational learning to improve maritime threat detection and recognize suspicious behaviors.
Currently, Knexus is working towards bringing relational learning into deep learning. It is also maturing the AI planning techniques to develop industrial strength planning systems. These new genre of planning systems will learn and continuously improve by interacting with humans. “We are a lab, a crucible of ideas pushing the boundary on what new things can be done with AI and that is the basic DNA of our firm,” concludes Dr. Gupta.