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Poonam Dillon

 

 

 

Academic Qualification

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M.A. (Punjabi) from Punjabi University, Patiala obtaining 1st Division in 2008.

M.phil (Linguistics) from Punjabi University, Patiala obtaining ‘A’ grade in 2004.

M.A. (Linguistics) from Punjabi University, Patialaobtaining 1st Division in2002.

     

Trained in

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  • Research Areas: Linguistics and NLP

  • Research Languages : Punjabi.

     

Position held

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  • Junior Resource Person - I

     

Experience in research,
training and documentation

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  • October 2008-Till date, Senior Research Assistant (Punjabi) in the project of Linguistic Data Consortium for Indian Languages (LDC-IL) at Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore.

  • January-March, 2009. Fieldworks for Speech Data and Text Collection: Patiala.(collected speech data from 156 speakers, 500 texts)

  • September-October, 2011. Fieldworks for Speech Data and Text Collection: Ropar, Mohali...(collected speech data from 159 speakers, 280 texts)

  • May-June, 2012. Fieldworks for Text Data for OSR & Parallel Corpus Collection: Amritsar.(collected text data for parallel corpus)

  • Prepared Speech Dataset for Punjabi Speech Data Collection

  • Prepared POS Tagset and Annotation Guidelines for Punjabi

  • Prepared Morph Tagset for Punjabi

  • Prepared Chunk Tagset for Punjabi

  • Worked on POS and Chunk Tagging for Punjabi

  • Worked on Lex Annotation for Punjabi

  • Worked on Speech Segmentation and Annotation Validation for Punjabi

  • Worked on Morph Analysis for Punjabi

  • Validated the frequency dictionary for Punjabi

  • Warehoused Speech data

  • Worked on text data, corpus cleaning, meta data check, text repetition check and remove

  • Worked on Multi-Lingual Dictionary

  • Prepared IPA list for Punjabi

     

Presented/Participation in professional conferences/
seminars/ workshops

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  • Participated in the “6th International Conference on South Asian Languages” at Osmania University, Hyderabad.

  • Participated in 25th All India Conference of Linguistics” at University of Calcutta, Kolkatta.

  • Participated in Two weeksCourse in ‘Indian linguistics Tradition’ at NRLC, Patiala.

  • Participated in “world Punjabi Conference-2004” at Punjabi University, Patiala.

  • Attended Workshops on “Technical Linguistics Terminology” organised by the Department of Linguistics & Punjabi Languages,Punjabi University, Patiala.

  • Participated in “Winter School On Speech And Audio Processing (WISSAP)-2008” at IIT Kanpur.

  • Training in Linux, PERL programming etc., - November 4-28, 2008,held atLDC-IL,CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated in Lecture delivered on Annotation Science & Pre-processing for Annotation by Dr. Monojit Choudhury, Microsoft, Bangalore - May 11-12, 2009, held atLDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated in A series of lecture programme on Dependency & NER by Dr. L. Sobha Nair, AUKBC, Chennai - October 12-16, 2009, held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Training on Morph Analyser Software done by Sri Anil Gupta, Hyderabad - December 29-31, 2009, held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated in “Knowledge Sharing Events On Morphological Analysers& Generator, Creation Of Mutilingual Speech Resource, Making Of Electronic Dictionary, and Part-Of-Speech Tagging-2010” at CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated in “Winter School On Speech And Audio Processing (WISSAP)-2011” at IIT Guwahati.

  • Participated in Special lecture by Prof. K. Narayana Murthy, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad (Topic- Computational Grammar for Indian Languages)-May 9-10, 2011 held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated in Special lecture by Prof.A.G.Ramakrishnan, I.I.Sc., Bangalore (Topic - Text-To-Speech)-20-Jun-11 held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated in Special lecture by Ms. Rekha Sharma, Ex-employee, CIIL (Topic - Acoustic Phonetics)-Aug. 29-30, 2011 held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated in “National Seminar on POS Tagging in Indian Languages: Issues & Perspective-2011” at CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated in National workshop on Tone and Intonation: Theory, Typology and Computation, January 26-27, 2012 held at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.

  • Participated in Special lecture on Shallow parsing in Hindi by Dr. Dipti Misra, IIIT, Hyderabad-June 15, 2012, held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated in Special lecture on the topic “Grammar of Indian Sign Language & Annotation” by Amaresh Gopala Krishnan, Hyderabad-June 22, 2012, held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

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  • Participated in Special lecture on the topic “Text Analysis & Statistical methods” by Mr. Cohan Sujay Carlos, CEO, Aiaioo Labs, Bangalore-June 26, 2012, held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated in Training program on HTK tool-kit for Building Speech Annotated Corpus -4th – 10th Dec. 2012,held at LDC-IL,CIIL, Mysore.Special speech on the topic Image Processing by Prof. Srinivasan and Dr. Satyabhama, CS Dept., NEC College, Kovilpatti, TN-Feb. 4-5, 2013 held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated in National Seminar on Linguistics & Language Technology-6-7, March 2013, held at Regional Campus (Guru Nanak Dev University), Jallandhar, Punjab.

  • Participated in “35th Annual & 1st International Conference Of The Linguistics Society Of India (ICOLSI)” at CIIL, Mysore.

  • July 21, 2016. Participated in the “National Workshop for Women on Natural language processing” conducted by LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated & presented a paper titled “Prominal uses by Pash and Patar” at Punjabi University Regional Centre, Bathinda.

  • Presented a paper titled “Linguistics and language Technology” at National Punjabi Conference organized by PG department of Punjabi, Punjabi University Regional Center Bathinda during March 26-27,2012.

  • Participated & presented a paper titled “Coustomised Annotation Tool for POS Tagging and Chunking” National Seminar on Linguistics & Language Technology-6-7, March 2013, held at Regional Campus (Guru Nanak Dev University), Jallandhar, Punjab.

WORKSHOPS ORGANIZED:

  • September 2010. Co-ordinator for Workshop for Introduction to NLP in collaboration with the Department of Linguistics, Punjabi University, Patiala.

  • Jan-Feb 2012. Co-ordinator for Workshop on Ten day Orientation cum Training Programme on Natural Language Processing in collaboration with theDepartment of Punjabi, Guru Nanak Dev University, Regional Campus, Jallandhar, Punjab.

  • Supervised for Punjabi a Corpus normalization short term project-2010, held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Supervised the Punjabi language in the Workshop on Validation of the Annotated Speech data, POS and Morph for Punjabi language- Nov. 28–Dec. 1, 2011, held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Supervised for Punjabi a five day workshop on Pronunciation Dictionary for Punjabi language- 27th -31st Aug., 2012, held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Supervised for Punjabi a Short term goal oriented project-24th Dec. 12 – 28th Feb. 13, held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Supervised for Punjabi a Short term goal oriented project-05 Aug-18 Sept 2013, held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Supervised for Dogri Short term goal oriented project-19 Sept-31 Oct 2013, held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Supervised for Punjabi Short term goal oriented project-03 Oct-07 Dec 2016, held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore

TEACHING EXPERIENCES:

  • September 2010. Delivered lectures on Issues in POS tagging, in Workshop on Workshop for Introduction to NLP workshop in collaboration with the Department of Linguistics, Punjabi University, Patiala, as a representative from LDC-IL,CIIL, Mysore.

  • Jan-Feb 2012. Delivered lectures on Issues in POS tagging, Speech Data Collection in Ten day Orientation cum Training Programme on Natural Language Processing collaboration with the Department of Punjabi, Guru Nanak Dev University, Regional Campus, Jallandhar, Punjab, as a representative from LDC-IL,CIIL, Mysore.

  • October 2013. Delivered lectures on Issues in POS tagging, Speech Data Collection in Introduction to Natural Language Processing collaboration with the Department of Linguistics, Lucknow University, Lucknow, as a representative from LDC-IL,CIIL, Mysore.

  • November 2013. Delivered lectures on Issues in POS tagging in Introduction to Natural Language Processing collaboration with the Department of Maithili, Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur, as a representative from LDC-IL,CIIL, Mysore.

  • Jan 2014. Delivered lectures on Issues in POS tagging, Speech Data Collection in Introduction to Natural Language Processing collaboration with the Department of Punjabi, Panjab University, Chandigarh, as a representative from LDC-IL,CIIL, Mysore.

  • June-July 2014. Delivered lectures on Issues in POS tagging in Internship Programme on Language Technology held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • September 2016. Delivered lecture on Problems in machine translation for Hindi to Punjabi language in LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

     

Publications

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  • Published paper titled " Prominal Uses by Pash and Patar " in KhojPatrika, Punjabi University, Patiala.
     
     

Residential address

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Door no. 234, 9th cross, 4th main Vijaynagar 1st stage,
Mysore 570012,Karnataka, India

     

Mother tongue

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Punjabi

     

Other Languages known

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Hindi, English & Kashmiri.

     
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