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Sonali Sutradar




Academic Qualification


M.A. Bengali from Burdwan University, Burdwan


Trained in


  • Core Linguistics

  • Field Linguistics

  • Corpus Linguistics

  • Natural Language Processing

  • Translation & Language Localization


Position held


  • Junior Resource Person-I


Experience in research,
training and documentation


  • October - November, 2009. Fieldworks for Speech Data Collection, West Bengal.

  • May-June, 2012 Fieldworks for Text Data Collection, Kolkata.

  • Prepared Chunk Tagset for Bengali.

  • Did POS Tagging and Chunking for Bengali.

  • Did POS validation for Bengali.

  • Did Lex Annotation for Bengali.

  • Did Speech Segmentation, Annotation and Validation for Bengali.


Presented/Participation in professional conferences/
seminars/ workshops


  • Participated in “winter school on speech and audio processing-2011” at IISc Bangalore.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Special lecture by Prof.A.G. Ramakrishnan, IISc., Bangalore (Topic - Text-To-Speech)-20th Jun-2011 held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • Organized and participated in Women’s Workshop on Natural Language Processing held at LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore from 21st July – 28th July 2016.

  • Delivered lecture on BIS tag set to the group from Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • February 2012, delivered lectures on POS tagging for Introduction to NLP workshop in collaboration with the Department of Languages, Jadavpur University, as a representative from LDC-IL, CIIL, Mysore.

  • Delivered lecture on POS Tagging for Indian Languages at Center for Information Science & Technology, University of Mysore on 24th November, 2016.


Residential address


#344, 3rd Stage, 2nd Main,
Gokulam, Mysore- 570002, Karnataka


Mother tongue




Other Languages known


Hindi, Kannada & English

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