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Saurabh Varik




Academic Qualification


  • MA(Master of Arts - Konkani)

  • D.C.A.(Diploma In Computer Applications) (M.I.C.E.)Manipal Institute of Computer Education


Trained in


  • Financial Accounting / Business Application (D.C.A Module) Manipal Institute of Computer Education

  • WordStar Manipal Institute of Computer Education

  • Text Corpus Normalization

  • POS tagging and Chunking Annotation

  • Morphological Analysis

  • Speech Segmentation & Annotation

  • Electronic Dictionary


Position held


Worked as a Junior Resource Person in “Linguistic Data Consortium for Indian Languages” CIIL, Mysore


Experience in research,
training and documentation


  • Completed Fieldwork for Text Data Collection, in order to build Balanced and Parallel Text Corpus for Konkani. 9th -25th Jul, 2012, Goa

  • Completed Two Month Fieldwork for Speech Data Collection in order to create Speech Corpus for Konkani. 2010 Goa.

Presented/Participation in professional conferences/
seminars/ workshops


  • WiSSAP 2011 – (Winter School on Speech and Audio Processing, Speech Enhancement) Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

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

  • NLP (Natural Language Processing),Goa University, Goa

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

  • Making of Electronic Dictionary - March 24, 2010POS Tagging - March 25-26, 2010

  • Participated in Talks by experts on Morphological Analysers & Generators at CIIL, Mysore

  • Training programme by external experts for Speech data annotation for Automatic Speech Recognition at CIIL, Mysore

  • Participated in talks by experts working in the field – ASR – TTS at CIIL, Mysore

  • Supervised Konkani Corpus Normalization (LDC-IL, CIIL), 2010

  • Organised Konkani Workshop (Department of Konkani, Goa University, Goa),21st to 24th of June, 2011

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

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

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

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

  • National Seminar On POS Annotation for Indian Languages: Issues & Perspectives Dec. 12-13, 2011 at CIIL, Mysore

  • Participated in “Winter school on speech and audio processing-2011”(WISSAP) at IIT Guwahati

  • Participated in a series of LDC-IL meeting and lectures regarding POS-Tagging, Speech and Morphological analyzer.

  • Participated in the International Seminar on Prosodic Interfaces in JNU Delhi,2012

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

  • Special lecture on the topic “Grammar of Indian Sign Language & Annotation” by Amaresh Gopala Krishnan, Hyderabad June 22, 2012 at CIIL, Mysore

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

  • Speech Working Group Meeting 30th -31st August 2012 at CIIL, Mysore.

  • Special lecture on Discourse Analysis and Computational Linguistics by Prof. B.N. Patnaik, 9th Nov. 2012 at CIIL, Mysore.

  • Training program on HTK tool-kit for Building Speech Annotated Corpus - 4th – 10th Dec. 2012 at CIIL, Mysore.

  • Three day workshop on Building Morphological analyzers for Indian languages in collaboration with CALTS, University of Hyderabad 29-31 Jan. 2013 at 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 at CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated in 1st International Conference of The Linguistics Society of India (ICOLSI) in Nov 2013 at CIIL, Mysore.

  • Participated in the “Women’s workshop on Natural Language Processing-2016-17” at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.



Residential address


House No. 3, 12Th Cross, V V Mohalla, K D Road,
Mysore 570 002 Karnataka - India


Mother tongue




Other Languages known


Hindi, Marathi, English

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