Nirupama Kulkarni

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We present a new active active recognition scheme (using an uncalibrated camera) based on a new idea, appearance-based aspect graphs. The scheme is robust to background clutter, and affine transformations of the object. We use a probabilistic reasoning framework which helps in probability calculations and planning the next view (when a view of the object(More)
The global financial crisis which began in the fall of 2007 and progressively worsened in 2008, affected the Indian financial sector beginning only 2008. While Indian financial firms have been fairly resilient compared to their global counterparts, we show that Indian private sector firms faced greater losses compared to public sector firms during the(More)
The benefits of homeownership feature prominently in the academic and policy discussions alike. Increasing homeownership has been a major policy goal for decades, especially in low-income areas. We show that the positive relationship between homeownership and intergenerational mobility is highly place-dependent. First, we link commuting zone-level(More)
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