Wednesday, 23 January 2013


Mr. Sathyseelan during the demonstration
Robert Jesuraj interacting with the Chair.
   The third National Conference on Indian Language Computing (NCILC), conducted by Dept. of Computer Application, CUSAT was held on 19-20 of January 2013. The Conference was inaugurated by Dr. B.B. Choudary of ISI, Kolkatha. The function was precided by Dr. Balachandran Thekkedathu, Hon. Vice Chancellor of CUSAT. The conference had invited talks by Prof. Choudary, Prof. Jathavedan, Prof. Samudra Vijaya and a panel discussion lead by Dr. Kannan. All the talks bring different facets of Indian Language Computing. The main attraction of the conference was the software demonstration by Mr. Sathyaseelan, from Kerala Federation of the Blind, on different tools and application for Visually Challenged people. About 16 papers from researchers and PG students working in NLP/CL were presented in the function. Manu Madhavan, Mujeeb Rehman and Robert Jesuraj represented SIMPLE groups there. They presented the following papers:
  1. Manu Madhavan, Mujeeb Rehman O,  P. C. Reghu Raj,   " Computing Prosodic Pattern for Malayalam", in Proc. of NCILC, pp 1-4, CUSAT, Cochin, 2013.
  2. Robert Jesuraj, P. C. Reghu Raj, "MBLP approach applied to POS tagging in Malayalam Language", in Proc. of NCILC, pp. 5-8, CUSAT, Cochin, 2013.  

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