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Umesh Chamling Rai

 

 

 

Academic Qualification

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  • M.A, MPhil (Nepali)

     
Trained in

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  • Natural Language Processing & Sociolinguistic.
     

Position held

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  • Worked as an Intern in LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore, India, From May 2009 to Oct 2010.

  • Junior Research Assistance-1 LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore, India. From Oct 2010.

     

Experience in research,
training and documentation

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  • POS-Tagging, Speech Segmentation and Annotation, Pronunciation Dictionary, Corpus Development and Annotation, Nepali Speech and text data Collection.

  • A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF KINSHIP TERMS IN THE TIBETO-HIMALAYAN LANGUAGES: TAMANG, RAI & LIMBU, University of North Bengal, Darjeeling.

  • Diploma in Tamil Language (2008) SRLC, CIIL, Mysore, India.

  • POS Tagging, Speech Segmentation and Annotation, Chunking, Pronunciation Dictionary, Corpus Development and Normalization, Speech and Text data collection.

     

Presented/Participation in professional conferences/
seminars/ workshops

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    PAPERS PRESENTED:National/International

  • Entitled:- 'Extinct Kinship Terms of Kirati Community' 13th International Conference of South ASian Languages and Literatures (ICOSAL-13) CIIL in collaboration with IILS, Delhi. January 8-10 2018.

  • Entitled:- Nepali Part-of- Speech Tagging: Lexical Ambiguities. 37th Annual Conference of the Linguistic Society of Nepal. Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. Date: 26th – 27th November, 2016.

  • Entitled:- Indefinite Pronoun in Nepali. Modern Perspective of NLP for Hindi and Other Indian Languages, Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha, Maharashtra, India. Date: 17th – 19th August 2016.

  • Participated in ISPI – Nov 2011 (International Seminar on Prosodic Interfaces) Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110 067

  • Participated in International Conference on Language Development and Computing Methods 2010, 2nd & 3rd Dec 2010, Karunya University, Coimbatore.

  • Participated in International Symposium on Bilingual Aphasia held at (All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH), Mysore, 4th and 5th January 2010.

  • Participated in WiSSAP (Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing), 2010 organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay.

  • DELIVERED LECTURES:

  • Topic: POS Tagging in Nepali and Issues. Series Lectures, LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore. Date: 10 February 2017.

    • Topics: (1) Speech Data Collection, Segmentation and Annotation.
      Topics: (2) Tokenization.
  • Workshop on Natural Language Processing, Department of Tinedy, Nagaland University, Nagaland. Date: 21th – 27th October, 2016.

    • Topics: (1) Part-of-Speech Tagging.
      Topics: (2) Tokenization.
  • Workshop on Natural Language Processing, The Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh. Date: 13th – 19th October, 2016.

    • Topics: NLP: Importance of Tokenization.
  • 21 Day Workshop on NLP, Collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi Technical University, Hyderabad. LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore, 2014.

    • Topics: (1) Part-of-Speech Tagging.
      Topics: (2) Speech Corpus and Nepali Speech Data Collection.
      Topics: (3) Selection of Text Corpus, Collection and Normalization.
  • Organized Workshops & Orientation Programmes on Natural Language Processing:-

    • Sikkim University, Sikkim, 2013 (Five day).
      Darjeeling Government College, Darjeeling, 2012 (Ten day).
      North Bengal University, Darjeeling, 2011(Five day).
     

Residential address

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Linguistic Data Consortium for Indian Languages
Central Institute of Indian Language
Manasagangotri, Mysore-570006, Karnataka, India.

     

Mother tongue

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Nepali

     

Other Languages known

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Hindi, English

     
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