Monday, 22 October 2012

CLMT: workshop @ Amrita

Computational Engineering and Networking  department of Amrita Viswa Vidhyapeedom organized a one week workshop on Computational Linguistics and Machine Translation(CLMT) from English to Indian Languages. The head of the dept. Dr. Soman inaugurated the program in the presence of Dr. Ramamoorthy (CIIL, Mysore) and Prof. Ramanan (IIIT-H). By hand-overing the tools developed by CEN research team to the chief guests, Dr. Soman officially declared their entry to open source. During the workshop, resourse persons from various institutes delivered their sessions. The main theme of discussion was challenges and issues of machine translation in India. Experiences of the people involved in the development of tools, gave a good understanding of the task to the participants. Including academicians, research scholars and students  from both linguistics and computational background, around 50 people participated. Manu Madhavan, Nibeesh, Robert Jesuraj and Sreejith C represented  SIMPLE groups at CLMT.
Dr. Ramamoorthy during Presidential Address

Robert, Sreejith, Nibeesh and Manu @ Amrita Campus

Sreejith(2nd from left), Dr. Bhaskaran, Dr. Rajendran, and Manu in front of CEN Labs

Sunday, 14 October 2012

Statistical Learing Theory: Lecture by Dr. Mohammed Shahid Abdulla

    Thursday 11th October, Dr. Mohammed Shahid Abdulla of IIM-K delivered a lecture on statistical learning theory, for M.Tech students. The class was highly motivational and useful for the participants to get a clear understanding of the concept. Later, he interacted with the students about the research facilities in IIM. Faculty members of Dept. of CSE also attended the program. Dr. Reghu Raj P C, Professor and HOD of CSE , appreciated the way Dr. Shahid handled the class, during his vote of thanks.
Mujeeb Rehman and Dr. P C Reghu Raj presenting memento to Dr. Shahid

Sunday, 7 October 2012

CLEAR-Dec 2012-Article Invitation

Student's Innovations in Morphology, Phonology and 
Language Engineering (SIMPLE)-Groups
Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
Govt. Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram
Palakkad, 678633

Inviting Article for CLEAR Dec 2012

We are inviting thought-provoking articles, interesting dialogues and healthy debates on multifaceted aspects of Computational Linguistics, for the forthcoming issue of CLEAR ( Computational Linguistics in Engineering And Research) magazine, publishing on Dec 2012. The topics of the articles would preferably be related to the areas of Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics and Information Retrieval.

The articles may be sent to the Editor on or before 15th November, 2012 through the email

For more details visit:

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