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News > Bengali NLP Workshop Report(School of Languages and Linguistics,Jadavpur University, Kolkata)
Workshop - Bengali Workshop
School of Languages and Linguistics,Jadavpur University, Kolkata
15th-25th February, 2012

Linguistic Data Consortium For Indian Languages (LDC-IL), Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), Mysore in collaboration with Department of Language and Linguistics, Jadavpur  University organized a ten days ‘Orientation cum Training Program on Natural Language Processing’ from 15th February-25th February,2012. The Inaugural function was held at Vivekananda Hall, Jadavpur Univeristy on 15th February 2011. Prof. Supriya Chaudhuri, Jadavpur University presided over the function and delivered the inaugural address. She has centered her speech on the importance of the usage of computers in this modern world.
          Dr. L. Ramamoorthy, Head, LDC-IL gave a brief sketch on the activities of the LDC-IL, CIIL, Ministry of HRD, Mysore. He pointed out the critical situation of the languages of India which are yet to be brought to the next level. He insisted the importance of Machine Translation and the use of language Technology to preserve the endangered languages. He further stressed on the role of linguistics in the development of language technology.
 Nearly 60 participants hailing from different universities like Jawaharlal Nehru University, Calcutta University, Jadavpur University, Kalinga Institute of Information and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Vidyasagar University and  Guahati University are attending the orientation cum training program. And the experts from different institution like IIT, Kharagpur, IIIT, Hyderabad, Calcutta University, Jadavpur University, KIIT, Bhubaneswar, SNLTR, Kolkata, Asiatic Society, Kolkata and LDCIL delivered lectures and trained the aspirant. The workshop goal was to disseminate the knowledge of NLP among student community and equip students to work or pursue research in language technology. The main goal of this Orientation cum Training Program on NLP was to promote technology development in Indian Languages.

The Program covered the areas of core Linguistics, AI and NLP, Corpus Linguistics, Linguistic Analysis and NLP Modules and System Development and Challenges. The schedule of the program is as follows-

S. No
Topic 
Name
Date
Time
Day
Inaugural Session (Talk)
15th
10:15-11:30
Wednesday
1
Morphology (Basics)
Abhijit Majumdar
15th
11:45-1:00
Wednesday
2
Bengali Morphology
Abhijit Majumdar
15th
2:00-3:15
Wednesday
3
Semantics (Theories of Meaning  & Componential Analysis (ontology)
Baidehi Sengupta
15th
3:30-4:30
Wednesday
4
Syntax (Basics)
Uday Chakravorty
16th
10:15-11:30
Wednesday
5
Bengali Syntax
Uday Chakravorty
16th
11:45-1:00
Thursday
6
Phonetics (Acoustic: Physical Properties of Speech Signal and Articulatory Phonetics)
Krisna Bhattacharya 
16th
2:00-3:15
Thursday
7
Phonology
Mina Dan
16th
3:30-4:30
Thursday
8
Special Lecture
Anupam Basu
17th
10:15-11:30
Friday
9
Artificial Intelligence (AI) & NLP
Anil Kr Singh
17th
11:45-1:00
Friday
10
Special Lecture
 
Dipankar Das
17th
2:00-3:15
Friday
11
Machine Learning : Statistical Approaches
Anil Kr. Singh
17th
3:30-4:30
Friday
12
Machine Learning : Rule Based Approaches 
Anil Kr. Singh
18th
10:15-11:30
Saturday
13
Machine Translation (MT)     
Anil Kr. Singh
18th
11:45-1:00
Saturday
14
Morphological analysis (Manual to Automatic)
Soma Paul
18th
2:00-3:15
Saturday
15
Practice Session
18th
3:30-4:30
Saturday
16
POS annotation/tagging (Manual to Automatic)
Soma Paul
20th
10:15-11:30
Monday
17
LDC-IL-BIS Tagset Comparison
Sonali Sutradhar
20th
11:45-1:00
Monday
18
Lecture and Practice session
Soma Paul
20th
2:00-3:15
Monday
19
Shallow Parsing: Local Word Grouping & Chunking 
Soma Paul
20th
3:30-4:30
Mon day
20
Tree Banking (Issues in Design & Development)
Soma Paul
21st
10:15-11:30
Tuesday
21
Speech Data Collection
Arundhati Sengupta 
21nd
11:45-1:00
Tuesday
22
Segmentation and Annotation
Aditi Debsharma
21nd
2:00-3:15
Tuesday
23
Practice session
3:30-4:30
Tuesday
24
Corpus Linguistics: 
Niladri Sekhar Dash
22nd
10:15-11:30
Wednesday
25
Concept of Font & Encoding: ASCII, ISCII, Unicode
Vadivel
22nd
11:45-1:00
Wednesday
26
Corpus: Concept & Classification 
Niladri Sekhar Dash
22nd
2:00-3:30
Wednesday
27
Balanced Corpus: Concept, Development & Challenges
Niladri Sekhar Dash
23rd
10:15-11:30
Thursday
28
Linguistic knowledge & Corpus: Annotation & Extraction
Niladri Sekhar Dash
23rd
11:45-1:00
Thursday
29
Corpus Utilities & Corpus analysis tools (N-gram, KWIC-KWOC, etc)
Vadivel
23rd
2:00-3:30
Thursday
30
Special lecture
Ashok Dutta
24th
10:15-11:30
Friday
31
ASR: Concept, Applications, & Challenges
Arup Saha
24th
11:45-1:00
Friday
32
TTS: Concept, Application and Challenges
Arup Saha
24th
2:00-3:15
Friday
33
Special
Sibansu Mukhopadhyay
24th
3:30-4:30
Friday
34
OCR: Concept & Applications, Development & Challenges
BB Choudhury
25th
10:15-11:30
Saturday
35
Conclusion (Talk)
 
Mahidas Bhattacharya
25th
11:45-01:00 
Saturday

 


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