Thursday, 26 December 2013

New Publication in IJERT



The paper entitled " Agglomerative Sentence Clustering Approach for Discourse Segmentation", co-authered by Christopher Augustin and Dr. P.C. Reghu Raj, has been published in December issue of International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT).

The paper can be read online from here.

SIMPLE Groups congratulates Christopher for this achievement.

Monday, 23 December 2013

PADAM: Project Code Published under GPL


An  Opening to the Open World

Happy to inform that, SIMPLE Groups, marked the entry to the open world by  making the project code of PADAM  openly available.

Pratctical Aid for Disambiguation Application in Malayalam (PADAM), is one of the prestigious project from SIMPLE Groups, done by  Mujeeb Rehman, as part of his master thesis. He also published his work in IJLTET, November issue. Now, the code has been published as open source for researchers and other language enthusiasts under GPL. 

We congratulates Mujeeb Rehman for making the vision and mission of SIMPLE Groups True, by this wonderful Xmas -New year Gift!!!

The code can be downloaded from  GitHub.




Thursday, 19 December 2013

CLEAR Dec 2013 Published



The sixth issue of CLEAR published on December 19, 2013.  This edition of CLEAR comes with a tagline " Special Edition on NLP tool kits " and focuses on various NLP Toolkits such as HTK, Apache Lucene, FrameNet, ORANGE, R Language and Apertium tool kit.  The next issue will be on March 2014.

Read here

Monday, 16 December 2013

Publication in IJERD



The paper entitled " Semantic Role Extraction and General Concept Understanding in Malayalam using Paninian Grammar", authored by  Radhika K T, under the supervision of Dr. P. C.  Reghu Raj is published in International Journal of Engineering Research and Development, Volume 9, Issue 3 December 2013. 

The paper can be read online from here

SIMPLE Groups, congratulate Radhika K T for her achievement. 

Monday, 2 December 2013

New Publications: in IJLTET




This month started by two new publications from SIMPLE groups, in International Journal of Latest Trends in Engineering and Technology (IJLTET), by Ayisha Noori and Mujeeb Rehman. SIMPLE Groups congratulate both of them for their achievement . 

The details of publications are:

Mujeeb Rehman O., P. C. Reghu Raj, "Malayalam Wordnet: A Relational Database Approach" ,  Read

Ayisha Noori V. K, P. C. Reghu Raj, "Extraction of Disease Relationship from Medical Records: Vector Based Approach , Read


Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Three day workshop on " Research Methodology and Intellectual Property Rights"


The three day  training program-cum-workshop on Research Methodologies and Intellectual Property Rights, was held at GEC Sreekrishnapuram during 21st - 23rd November, 2013. The program was organized by CERD ( Centre for Engineering Research and Development ) and KSCSTE (Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment) Trivandrum. Eminent personalities from CERD, KSCSTE, academicians from reputed institutions gave sessions on various aspects of research. More than 30 faculties and PG students attended the workshop.

The first day of the workshop started  with an welcome address by Dr.P.C.Reghu Raj, Principal of GEC Sreekrishnapuram. After that the workshop was inaugurated by Dr. K.Balan, Director, CERD Trivandrum followed by his inaugural speech. The first day of the workshop came to an end with a motivational talk by Dr. K.K.Sasi, Professor Dept of E.E.E., Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore. The session was mainly based on various myths and realities related to research.

 
On the second day of the workshop(22nd November, 2013), the chief speakers were from KSCSTE (Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment) Trivandrum. The session commenced with a talk on various funding schemes available from KSCSTE, for promoting technical education and research activities by Dr. V.Ajith Prabhu and Mr. Shafikh S.

The final day of the workshop was handled by two eminent academicians par excellence, Dr.K.P.Mohandas Dean-Academic, MES College of Engg., Kuttipuram and Dr. K.B.M. Nambudiripad, Former Professor of Mechanial Dept., NIT Calicut.


After that there was a feedback session in which various faculties and students gave their feedback about the workshop. The three day workshop came to an end with the distribution of certificates to all the participants by Dr.K.P.Mohandas and Dr. K.B.M. Nambudiripad.

Sunday, 24 November 2013

Publication in IJCLNLP



The paper  titled "Morphological Analyzer for Malayalam: Probabilistic Method Vs Rule Based Method", by  Rinju O.R. of M. Tech Computational Linguistics  is accepted and published in volume 2 issue 10 October 2013   of  International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing (IJCLNLP). 

SIMPLE Groups congratulates Rinju O.R  for her achievement. 


Publication Details:

Rinju O.R., Rajeev R. R., Reghu Raj P.C., Elizabeth Sherly, "  Morphological Analyzer for Malayalam: Probabilistic Method Vs Rule Based Method" , IJCLNLP  volume 2 issue 10 October 2013 


Sunday, 17 November 2013

Three Day Workshop on "Research Methodology and Intellectual Property Rights"




CERD Satellite Centre GEC Sreekrishnapuram, Palakkad and  Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) Trivandrum , is jointly organizing a three day workshop on " Research Methodology and Intellectual Property Rights" during 21-23 November 2013. The workshop is intended mainly for the faculty of Government Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram and those from nearby Govt. aided or self financing Colleges. Final year M.Tech students can also participate.

Venue  :  Govt. Engineering College, Palakkad, EDUSAT Room.
Date     :  21-23 November 2013

We invite you to the workshop and also request to forward the same to interested friends/students.                                                                        
Click here for the programme brochure and application form.

Friday, 1 November 2013

ICON 2013




The paper titled "Design of a Scalable Natural Language Report Management System" authored by Manu Madhavan, and Robert Jesuraj is accepted for Poster Presentation in International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON)-2013.

The poster presentation session is a vital component of the conference, giving researchers an opportunity for one-on-one interaction with other researchers and attendees.  Papers accepted for poster presentation will be included in the Short Communications section of ICON-2013 proceedings.

Abstract of papers presented in ICON Conference 2013 are also shortlisted for upload on TDIL-DC portal. TDIL Data Center (http://tdil-dc.in) is an initiative of Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India for creating a national repository of Indian language tools, technologies, research papers and many more.

SIMPLE Groups congratulates Manu and Robert  for their achievement.

Monday, 28 October 2013

Publication in IJWesT


The paper titled " Architecture of an Ontology Based Domain Specific Natural Language Question Answering System ", authored by Athira P and Sreeja M is published in October issue of International Journal of Web & Semantic Technology (IJWesT).

Read Online

SIMPLE Groups congratulates Athira and Sreeja for their achievement.

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

IEEE ICCC 2013



Reshma O K


The following papers from M tech Computational Linguistics are presented in the IEEE ICCC 2013 - International Conference on Control, Communication and Computing conference, which was held on december 13-15 2013.
  • "An Effective Malayalam Information Retrieval System Using Query Expansion" by O.K Reshma,  Sreejith C
  • "LALITHA: A Light Weight Malayalam Stemmer Using Suffix Stripping Method" by Prajitha U ,  Sreejith C
  • "STHREE: Stemmer for Malayalam Using Three Pass Algorithm" by Pragisha
 
The conference was held at Hotel Residency Tower Trivandrum in parallel sessions. A technical exhibition and tutorial sessions are also envisaged along with the conference.  

Prajitha U
IEEE Kerala Section was the technical co-sponsor for this conference and all the papers presented at the conference will be published through IEEE Xplore Digital Library. 

SIMPLE Groups Congratulates all of them for their achievement !!!.

Saturday, 12 October 2013

New Publication in IJARCSSE



The paper  titled "Structured Information Extraction from On-line Advertisements-A Bayesian Approach", by  Saani H of M. Tech Computational Lingusitcs, is accepted and published in Volume 3 Issue 9 – September 2013 of International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE). 

SIMPLE Groups congratulates Saani H for her achievement. 

Publication Details:

Saani H, Dr. P. C. Reghu Raj, " Structured Information Extraction from On-line Advertisements-A Bayesian Approach" , IJARCSSE, Volume 3 Issue 9 – September 2013. 

Read Online

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Workshop on Multilingual Computing



Mtech Computational Linguistics, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Government Engineering College Sreekrishnapuram organized an one day workshop on " Multilingual Computing " ( sponsored by TEQIP Phase 2) in association with Swathanthra Malayalam Computing (SMC )  on October 7 2013. The purpose of the workshop was to get familiarized with various challenges and issues related to language engineering and computing. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. P C Reghu Raj , Head of Department of Computer Science and Engineering. The keynote speech was delivered by Mr. Santhosh Thottingal, Senior Software Engineer at Language Engineering team Wikimedia Foundation and project admin of SMC. Mr. Santhosh presented the need for greater emphasis on software localization and need of multilingual computing systems. He also illustrated various tools and projects related to Malayalam Computing. Later Mr Robert  introduced the basics of  Natural language programming and Mr Manu took a session on Semantic Web. The workshop was attended by more than 70 participants.





Wednesday, 2 October 2013

One day workshop on " Multilingual Computing "



Greetings,


The M.Tech Computational Linguistics students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Government Engineering College, Palakkad in association with Swathanthra Malayalam Computing is organising a one day workshop on "Multilingual Computing" on 7th October 2013.


We invite you to the workshop and also request to forward the same to interested friends/students.



                           
Venue  :  Govt. Engineering College, Palakkad, EDUSAT Room.
Date     : 7th October 2013
Time    :  9.15 a.m.                                                                                

Click here for the programme brochure and the invitation.

NB: The number of seats are limited to fifty(50) with preference to GEC, Palakkad students.
Email : simplequest.in@gmail.com



Saturday, 28 September 2013

CLEAR-Dec 2013-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 2013

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 2013. The topics of the articles would preferably be related to the areas of Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics and Information Retrieval.

Call for Papers

Machine Translation
Web Information Extraction/Mining
Speech Recognition/Understanding
Information Retrieval and Extraction
Speech Analysis/Synthesis
Quantitative Linguistics
Computational Models
Language Learning
Computational Linguistics
Linguistics Modelling Techniques
Computational Theories
Multilingual/Cross-lingual Language Processing
Natural Language Processing
Corpus Linguistics
Spoken Dialog Systems
Software Engineering for NLP
Formal Linguistics-Theoretic and Grammar Induction
Language and Social Networks
Computational Semantics
Applying NLP on Domain Specific Data
Automatic Text Summarization
Lexical Semantics, Word Sense Disambiguation
Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining
Human-Computer Dialogue Systems
Models of Cognitive Processes
Discourse and Anaphora
Ques/Ans and Dialogue Systems
Morph Analyzer
Textual Entailment
Multimodal Representations and Processing
Natural Language Interface for Database
Deep Learning in NLP

The articles may be sent to the Editor on or before 10th December, 2013 through the email simplequest.in@gmail.com.

Editor
CLEAR Magazine
                                                                           

CLEAR Birthday & ONAM Celebration 2013






SIMPLE groups celebrated the first birthday of CLEAR along with Onam celebration on 11th September 2013. As a part of the celebration the fifth issue of CLEAR magazine was released by the Chief Editor of CLEAR Dr. P.C.Reghuraj (Professor and Head of Dept. of CSE). The birthday edition release was followed by a delicious 'ONASADYA' as a part of ONAM celebration.




Wednesday, 11 September 2013

CLEAR-Sep-2013: Published


The fifth issue of CLEAR published on September 12, 2013. With this issue CLEAR celebrates its first b'day. This issue discusses a new method for automatic headline generation , NLP and Semantic Web for Competitive intelligence, Statistical NLP Toolkits, PRISM, ScalaNLP ,  and on farewell party of 2011-13 batch.  The next issue will be on Dec 2013.

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Sunday, 25 August 2013

Workshop on " Art of Research "



Ancy, Deepa, Divya, Indu, Nibeesh, Prajitha, Sincy, Sreeja, Sreejith and Varsha of Second year M.Tech Computational Linguistics attended the one day workshop on " Art of Research " Conducted by Department of Computer Applications, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore in association with Advanced Computing and Communications Society, Coimbatore Chapter on 24 August 2013. The various sessions in the workshop were handled by  Dr. Saragur M Srinidhi , Dr. S.K. Sinha and Dr. S. Rajasekaran. The workshop discussed on various research issues, research methodologies, research strategies and current research opportunities. The workshop was very inspiring, motivational and enriched the participants on several aspects of research.


Thursday, 8 August 2013

New Publication in IJLTET


The paper  titled "Dysarthric Speech Enhancement using Formant Trajectory Refinement", by Divya Das of M. Tech Computational Lingusitcs, is accepted and published in Volume 2 Issue 4 – July 2013 of International Journal of Latest Trends in Engineering and Technology (IJLTET). The paper is part of her project work at Machine Intelligence Lab of Amrita Vishwavidhya peedam.

SIMPLE Groups congratulates Divya Das for her achievement.

Publication Details:

Divya Das, Dr. C. Santhosh Kumar, Dr. P. C. Reghu Raj, " Dysarthric Speech Enhancement using Formant Trajectory Refinement" , IJLTET, Volume 2 Issue 4 – July 2013. 

Read Online



CLEAR-Sept 2013-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 Sept 2013

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 Sept 2013. The topics of the articles would preferably be related to the areas of Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics and Information Retrieval.

Call for Papers

Machine Translation
Web Information Extraction/Mining
Speech Recognition/Understanding
Information Retrieval and Extraction
Speech Analysis/Synthesis
Quantitative Linguistics
Computational Models
Language Learning
Computational Linguistics
Linguistics Modelling Techniques
Computational Theories
Multilingual/Cross-lingual Language Processing
Natural Language Processing
Corpus Linguistics
Spoken Dialog Systems
Software Engineering for NLP
Formal Linguistics-Theoretic and Grammar Induction
Language and Social Networks
Computational Semantics
Applying NLP on Domain Specific Data
Automatic Text Summarization
Lexical Semantics, Word Sense Disambiguation
Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining
Human-Computer Dialogue Systems
Models of Cognitive Processes
Discourse and Anaphora
Ques/Ans and Dialogue Systems
Morph Analyzer
Textual Entailment
Multimodal Representations and Processing
Natural Language Interface for Database
Deep Learning in NLP

Download Call for Papers

The articles may be sent to the Editor on or before 10th September, 2013 through the email simplequest.in@gmail.com.


    Representative                                            Editor

    SIMPLE Groups                                         CLEAR Magazine

Adieu to First Batch of SIMPLE Groups




The pioneer batch (2011-2013) from Simple groups successfully completed their course in Computational Linguistics. The students from the 2012-14 batch had organized a Farewell party for their seniors on 31st July 2013. The function kicked off in the forenoon session with a bundle of games and entertainment. Later, the faculties including HOD joined the students for a sumptuous lunch.  The formal meeting in the afternoon session was inaugurated by Dr. P.C. Reghu Raj, the Head of Computer Science department, with an inaugural speech. During his speech, he shared some of his memories and congratulated the winners in various events. He concluded by wishing good luck to all of them in all their future endeavors. After that, the senior faculties Asst. Prof. C. Nazeer and Asst. Prof. R. Binu, followed by other staff members from CS department shared their memories with the first batch. There was a mixture of emotions among the audience when each one from the senior batch started sharing their experiences. Everyone thanked the HOD and other faculty members for their endearing efforts in helping them during the course. It was a memorable and eventful day for the Simple groups with great enthusiasm and a lot of nostalgia. 

SIMPLE Groups wishes all of them, the very best in their life ahead.!

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Semantic Web Workshop




The Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore had organized a two days (26th & 27th July 2013) intensive training program on "Semantic Web: Tools and Applications". The workshop was mainly related to semantic web concepts, technologies, and its applications to various fields like search engines. The workshop included sessions on various concepts of ontologies, their implementation and mathematics of ontologies. They also provided lab sessions on Protege editor and SPARQL. The sessions were conducted by various experienced professors like Dr. T.V.Geetha and Dr. Ilango Krishnamurthi. Research scholars, faculties and PG scholars from various institutions participated in the workshop. The M.Tech 2012-14 batch from SIMPLE group attended the workshop. The sessions were really helpful and informative.


Thursday, 25 July 2013

New Publication in IJCLNLP


Paper titled “Rule-Based  Grapheme  to  Phoneme  Converter  for  Malayalam“ by Rechitha and Sumi, published in July issue of International Journal of Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing (IJCLNLP).

SIMPLE Groups congratulates Rechitha and Sumi for their achievement!!!.

Publication Details:

Sumi S Nair, Rechitha C, C Santhosh Kumar ,"Rule-Based Grapheme to Phoneme Converter for 
Malayalam", IJCLNLP,Vol 2 Issue 7 July 2013

Read Online


Sunday, 7 July 2013

ICCCNT 2013



Sreejith C, presented the paper titled "N-gram based Algorithm for distinguishing between Hindi and Sanskrit texts" , co-authored with Indu M from M.Tech Computational Linguistics. The section was chaired by Dr. Bill Buckles, University of North Texas , USA.

Dr. Bill Buckles, congratulating Sreejith

The Fourth International Conference on Computing, Communications and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT 2013) was held at Vivekanandha College of Engineering for Women,Tiruchengode, Tamilnadu, India, on July 4-6, 2013. The conference aims to provide a forum that brings together International researchers from academia and practitioners in industry to meet and exchange ideas and recent research work on all aspects of Information and Communication Technologies.

The proceedings of ICCCNT 2013 will be published in IEEE Xplore.

link :
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?reload=true&arnumber=6726777&queryText%3Dsreejith#

SIMPLE Groups Congratulates Sreejith and Indu for their achievement !!!. 

Thursday, 4 July 2013

CLEAR-Jun-2013: Published








The fourth issue of CLEAR published on July, 2013. The magazine in this issue contains articles on Question Answering, Malayalam Computing, Human language processing in biological processing and a comparative introduction for ClearTk. This issue also contains the details of M.Tech Master Research Projects, carried out by the first M.Tech batch students of the Institute.

The next issue will be on September 2013.

Read Editorial
Read Online

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CLEAR-June-2013


Friday, 21 June 2013

Talk on TBI



A talk on Technology-Business Incubator and its opportunities for young engineers was held on 12th June 2013. Smt. Preethi M, Manager, TBI, National Institute of Technology  Calicut (NITC) delivered the session based on the need for Technology Business Incubators. 

The primary goal of TBI is to facilitate economic development by improving survival and growth of new entrepreneurial units. They provide workspace with shared office facilities with emphasis on business and professional services necessary for nurturing and supporting early stage growth of technology based enterprises. The NITC has set up a Technology Business Incubator TBI-NITC with the support of  National
Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science&Technology, Govt. of India, to incubate start up industries in the field of IT and electronics.

During the session, Smt. Preethi explained the success stories of several entrepreneurs, for whom TBI had lend their helping hands. These successful entrepreneurs ranges from educated technocrats to laymen. One of the triumphant entrepreneur, she was talking about was an alumni  from GEC Sreekrishnapuram, Sri. Lepeesh Parat (Managing Director & CEO at ZestyBeanz Technologies Pvt Ltd.). These stories really inspired all the participants including M.Tech and B.Tech students. The session was really motivational and informative.

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Divya S attended ICMCMM-2013



International Conference of Mathematical Modelling in Computer Management and Medical Sciences 2013 (ICMCMM 2013) a multidisciplinary conference jointly organized by the Department of Computer Applications, Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies Tiruvalla (MACFAST) and Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, in association with the CSI and KMA was held on 13-15 June 2013 at Thiruvalla.
Divya, presenting her paper

Divya S from M.Tech Computational Linguistics presented a paper titled "News Summarization based on Sentence Clustering and Sentence Ranking".  The reviews and comments she received were both positive and showcasing the applications of CL.

SIMPLE Groups Congratulates Divya for her achievement !!!. 

Saturday, 1 June 2013

Industrial Training at IIITM-K


Virtual Resource Centre for Language Computing(VRC-LC) department of  Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management -Kerala(IIITM-K) had organized a short course and industrial training on Natural Language Processing exclusively for the M.Tech students of GEC, Sreekrishnapuram. 
Students with IIIT-MK crew

The course was mainly related to Malayalam computing with an emphasis on the need for enabling localization. It was a 10 days programme (from 18th May - 28th May 2013) .During the course, various eminent faculties and research scholars of VRC-LC delivered their sessions on various aspects of language processing. The demonstrations of various works proceeding in their labs gave a clear idea on the working and challenges involved in Malayalam computing for the participants. The participants were also privileged to associate with various projects, which was later demonstrated and evaluated by the esteemed panel containing the head and faculties of VRC-LC on the final day.

 The head of VRC-LC Dr. Elizabeth Sherly addressed the participants and distributed certificates to them. 
" We are always ready to help you in this area even after completing this course and also in the case of Cloud Computing " Dr. Sherly said when she addressed the participants.The course was highly motivational and opened up new aspects of Natural Language Processing especially in the area of Malayalam Computing.

SIMPLE Groups @ IIITM-K

 

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