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Name: Girish  Nath Jha
Institution: Jawaharlal Nehru University
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Homepage: http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/gnjha/
State and/or Country: India   
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Specialty: Computational grammar and lexicography, Sanskrit linguistics, POS tagging, morph analyzers/generators, Machine Translation, Natural Language Interface for databases, e-corpora building, e-learning and web based technologies, internationalization/localization of software applications
Subject Language(s): English
Hindi
Maithili
Sanskrit
Selected Publications: 1. Computer Generated Sanskrit verb-forms, Vidyanidhi Prakashan, Delhi, 2007

2.Optimality re-investigation of Hindi stress system, Rainbow of Linguistics (Vol. I, 2007, pp 72-78), T. Media Publication, 33, College Row, Kolkata – 700009

3)Indian Theories of Knowledge compared with western theories and AI, creative forum, vol20,No.1,Jan-Jun2007

4) A Natural Language Interface for Databases, procs of National Conference in Methods and Models in Computing, School of Computer & Systems Sciences, J.N.U., 18-19 Dec 2006, published by Macmillan

5) Proposing a System for Identifying Divergent Senetences in Russian-English Machine Translation, co-author with Ainura Asamidinova, procs of National Conference in Methods and Models in Computing, School of Computer & Systems Sciences, J.N.U., 18-19 Dec 2006, published by Macmillan

6) Strategies for metrical analysis of Sanskrit text, co-author with Diwakar Mishra, Procs of National Seminar on Perspectives in Linguistics, Deptt of Linguistics, Kashmir University, Srinagar, 8-10 Nov, 2006, p53-56

7) Towards a Computational Analysis System for Sanskrit, invited paper at First National Symposium on Modeling and Shallow Parsing of Indian Languages(MSPIL-06) 31st March - 4th April, 2006 at IIT Bombay, appeared in the procs of the symposium

8) Language Technology in India: A survey: November 2005 Issue of C.S.I. magazine

9) Socio-psychological motivations for Maithili-Hindi code switching, procs of the AsiaLex conference at National University of Singapore, Singapore, June1-3, 2005

10) Information technology applications for Sanskrit lexicography: case of Amarakosha, procs of the AsiaLex conference at National University of Singapore, Singapore, June1-3, 2005

11) Identifying verb inflections in Sanskrit morphology, (with Sudhir Mishra) proceedings of SIMPLE’04, IIT Kharagpur, 2005

12) Astadhyayi Online, (with Prof. G.V.Singh), Proceedings of International Conference on Speech and Language Technology, New Delhi, Nov,2004, Tata McGraw Hill, 2004

13) A karaka analyzer for Sanskrit (with Sudhir Mishra), Proceedings of International Conference on Speech and Language Technology, New Delhi, Nov,2004, Tata McGraw Hill, 2004

14) Generating nominal inflectional morphology in Sanskrit, SIMPLE 04, IIT-Kharagpur Lecture Compendium, Shyama Printing Works, Kharagpur, WB, March, 2004

15) LexFace: a lexical interface for English-Hindi translation for share-market, South Asian Language Review , Vol. No. XI. P 52-59, New Delhi

16) The system of Panini, Language in India, volume4:2 February 2004

17) Current trends in Indian languages technology Language In India, volume 3:12 December 2003

18) Jason lives ! The innate horror !! Language in India, volume 3:10 October 2003

19) A Prolog Analyzer/Generator for Sanskrit Subanta Padas, Language in India, volume 3:11 November 2003

20) Proposing a computational system for Nominal Inflectional Morphology in Sanskrit (Proc. of national seminar on “Reorganization of Sanskrit Shastras with a view to prepare their computational database”, January, 1995)

21) Indian theory of knowledge: an AI perspective (proc. of national seminar on “Inference Mechanisms in Shastras and Computer Science”, Academy of Sanskrit Research, Malcote, Mysore, April, 1994)
Announced on LINGUIST :  Computer Processing of Sanskrit Nominal Inflections
Courses Taught: 1)Introduction to Computational Linguistics 2)Introduction to NLP 3)Computational Linguistics Toolkit 4) Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 5) Structure & History of Sanskrit Language 6) Sanskrit & Indian Languages 7) Indian Theories of Knowledge and Computational Sanskrit 8)Computer Awareness
Dissertation Director * of: Machine Recognition and Morphological Analysis of Subanta-Padas
(Subhash Chandra, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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