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LINGUIST List 23.2381

Fri May 18 2012

Confs: Computational Ling, Text/Corpus Ling, Translation, General Ling/India

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Date: 18-May-2012
From: Sambhav Jain <sambhav.jainresearch.iiit.ac.in>
Subject: 4th IIIT-H Advanced School on Natural Language Processing 2012
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4th IIIT-H Advanced School on Natural Language Processing 2012
Short Title: 4th IASNLP 2012


Date: 05-Jul-2012 - 20-Jul-2012
Location: Hyderabad, India
Contact: Sambhav Jain
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://ltrc.iiit.ac.in/iasnlp2012

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation

Meeting Description:

4th Advanced NLP Summer School 2012 at IIIT Hyderabad, India

5th-20th July 2012

(Pre-Summer School 2nd-4th July 2012)

http://ltrc.iiit.ac.in/iasnlp2012

4th IIIT-H Advanced Summer School on NLP (IASNLP-2012) will be held at IIIT
Hyderabad from 5th-20th July 2012. It will be a two week school on Natural
Language Processing with lectures and project guidance by internationally
renowned researchers in the area. The summer school would be project
oriented, where each of the participants will choose a project from a list
in advance. During the summer school the participants will work, under the
supervision of experts in the respective area, to come up with substantial
advancement in their chosen project. Participants will get to present their
project at a special symposium at the end of the school.


Projects Areas:

Machine Translation: Develop an English-Indian Language Translation System.

Parsing: Build an Indian Language (IL) Parser.

Morphological Analysis: Develop and Test Morphological Analyzers for Indian
Languages.

Speech: Spoken Dialog Systems, Emotion/Prosody Detection, Synthesis and
Conversion

Targeted Participants:

IASNLP-2012 will be helpful for students and young faculty who are familiar
with Natural Language Processing and would like to explore further topics
in the area to work on advanced projects in NLP which they can continue
even after the summer school.

Pre-School Session:

There will be a 3 day pre-school session from 2nd July to 4th July for the
people who do not have background in Natural Language Processing.

Financial Support:

There is no tuition fee for participants from academic institutions, they
only have to pay for travel and stay. Some financial support is available
to selected participants for travel and stay.

Tuition for participants from industry is Rs 10,000/-

Important Dates:

Last Date for Applications: 5 June, 2012
Notification to Selected Candidates: 8 June, 2012
Pre-school session begins: 2 July, 2012
IASNLP-2012 begins: 5 July, 2012
IASNLP-2012 ends: 20 July, 2012

Sponsors:

IIIT Hyderabad

Organizing Committee:

Rajeev Sangal (IIIT Hyderabad)
Pushpak Bhattacharyya (IIT Bombay)
Dipti Misra Sharma (IIIT Hyderabad)
Sudeshna Sarkar (IIT Kharagpur)
Soma Paul (IIIT Hyderabad)
Shobha L. (AU-KBC Chennai)
Radhika Mamidi (IIIT Hyderabad)
Prashanth Mannem (IIIT Hyderabad)
Sambhav Jain (IIIT Hyderabad)
Riyaz Bhat (IIIT Hyderabad)

Registration:

Register by filling the application form on the official website
http://ltrc.iiit.ac.in/iasnlp2012

For any further information email to iasnlp2012iiit.ac.in


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