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Dr. Narayan Kumar Choudhary

Academic Record Current Responsibilities
Button Awards & Distinctions   Membership in Professional bodies
Professional Experience   Publication

Academic Record






English Hons., Economics,History,Hindi

LNMU, Darbhanga



Linguistics Word Order in Pnar (Jaintia)

JNU, New Delhi




UGC, New Delhi

Dec 2003, Jun 2004

M. Phil.

Developing a Computational Framework
for the Verb Morphology of Great Andamanese

JNU, New Delhi


Ph. D.

Automatic Identification and Analysis
of Verb Groups in Hindi

JNU, New Delhi


Awards & Distinctions

  • Ranked 1st in “SemEval-2015 Task 14: Analysis of Clinical Text”, to occur in NAACL-2015, Denver, Colorado.

  • Ranked 3rd in “SEMEVAL 2014: Shared Task 7: Analysis of Clinical Text”, Dublin, Ireland

  • Best Student Paper Award for the paper titled “Creating Multilingual Parallel Corpora in Indian Languages” at LTC’11, Poznan, Poland

  • UGC-NET Lectureship Award, 2003 and 2004

Current Responsibilities:

  •      Assitant Director(Administration) : Central Institute of Indian Languages
  •      Officer Head : Linguistic Data Consortium for Indian Languages (LDC-IL)

Professional Experience:

  •      NLP Research EngineerL: ezDI, LLC. July, 2012 – February, 2016.
  •      Senior Linguist:Shallow Parser Tools for Indian Languages, JNU, New Delhi.
         May, 2012 – June, 2012.
  •      Senior Linguist:Indian Languages Corpora Initiative(ILCI), JNU,New Delhi,
         March, 2009 – May,2010.
  •      Teaching Assistant:Centre for Linguistics and Special Centre for Sanskrit Studies, JNU, New Delhi,
         August, 2007 - July, 2009.
  •      Research Assistant:Centre for Linguistics, JNU, New Delhi, August, 2005-July, 2007.
  •      Project Associate:CSE, IIT Kanpur, May, 2005-June, 2005.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Linguistic Society of India, Life Member.

  • Association of Computing Machinery, Student Member, 2010-2013.

Computing Skills

  • Platforms: Well versed with Windows and Linux (Ubuntu/RHEL)

  • Development Environment: MySQL 5; PHP, JAVA, C++, Perl, Prolog, LISP, CSS, HTML



  • “NLP and Information Extraction”, SCONLI-07, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 8-10 February, 2013

  • Orientation Course in Computational Linguistics, Tezpur University, Assam. 21-23 December, 2014



  • Proceedings of the Third Students’ Conference of Linguistics in India (SCONLI-3). 2011. ed. with Gibu Sabu M., Parimal Publishers, New Delhi.

  • Indian Language Part-of-Speech Tagset: Hindi. 2010. Co-authored by Kalika Bali, Monojit Choudhury, Priyanka Biswas, Girish Nath Jha, Maansi Sharma. Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadelphia. (This is actually a PoS Annotated corpus of Hindi general domain text)

Research Papers in Refereed Journals/Conferences

  • Parth Pathak, Pinal Patel, Vishal Panchal, Sagar Soni, Kinjal Dani, Narayan Choudhary, Amrish Patel. 2015. ezDI: A Supervised NLP System for Clinical Narrative Analysis. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2015). Denver, Colorado. (Accorded first rank in the shared task).

  • Neha Dixit and Narayan Choudhary. 2014. Evaluating Two Annotated Corpora of Hindi Using a Verb Class Identifier. In Proceedings of ICON 2014. Goa University, Goa (To appear in ACL Anthology).

  • Neha Dixit and Narayan Choudhary. 2014. Automatic Classification of Hindi Verbs in Syntactic Perspective. International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, Volume 4, 8th Issue. ( ISSN 2250 – 2459 (Online)).

  • Parth Pathak, Pinal Patel, Vishal Panchal, Narayan Choudhary, Amrish Patel, Gautam Joshi. 2014. ezDI: A Hybrid CRF and SVM based Model for Detecting and Encoding Disorder Mentions in Clinical Notes. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2014 Shared Task, awarded third best result). Dublin, Ireland. ISBN 978-1-941643-29-7

  • Narayan Choudhary, Parth Pathak, Pinal Patel, Vishal Panchal. 2014. Annotating a Large Representative Corpus of Clinical Notes for Parts of Speech. 2014. In: Proceedings of 8th Linguistic Annotation Workshop, Dublin, Ireland. ISBN 978-1-941643-29-7

  • Narayan Choudhary, Girish Nath Jha. 2011.Creating Multilingual Parallel Corpora in Indian Languages. 2011. In Proceedings of the 5th Language & Technology Conference, Poznan, Poland. (awarded the Best Student Paper)

  • Narayan Choudhary, Girish Nath Jha and Pramod Pandey. 20011. A Rule based Method for the Identification of TAM features in a PoS Tagged Corpus. In Proceedings of the 5th Language & Technology Conference, Poznan, Poland.

  • Narayan Choudhary. 2011. Web-drawn corpus for Indian Languages: A Case of Hindi. In Proceedings of Information Systems for Indian Languages. Volume 139, Part 2, 218-223. Springer Verlag.

  • Narayan Choudhary. 2008. बोधात्मक भाषाविज्ञान, in Gaveshanaa, April-June, 2008 vol.:90/2008 Central Institute of Hindi, Agra. pp.:11-18 (This is a Hindi translation of the article “Cognitive Linguistics” from Encyclopedia of Linguistics by Gilles Falkner, 2006)

  • Narayan Choudhary. 2007. Syllable Structure of Great Andamanese, November, 2006. In proceedings of National Seminar on Perspectives in Linguistics, Kashmir University, Srinagar, Kashmir. India. Pp. 141-146

  • Narayan Choudhary, Anvita Abbi, Girish Nath Jha. 2007.Morphological Analyzer for Great Andamanese Verbs: Implementing a Concatenative Template. In Vishwabharat ( April 2007 - January 2008 Journal) TDIL, New Delhi, pp.113-118 http://tdil.mit.gov.in/april-jan-2008/8.8_Morphological_analyzer.pdf

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