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IJCNLP-08 Workshop on NLP for Less Privileged Languages (NLPLPL-08)


Friday, January 11, 2008

09:00-09:10Natural Language Processing for Less Privileged Languages: Where do we come from? Where are we going?
Anil Kumar Singh
 Session 1:
09:10-09:40Invited Talk: Building Language Resources: Ways to move forward
Anne David and Micheal Maxwell
09:40-10:00KUI: an ubiquitous tool for collective intelligence development
Thatsanee Charoenporn, Virach Sornlertlamvanich, Hitoshi Isahara and Kergrit Robkop
10:00-10:20Prototype Machine Translation System From Text-To-Indian Sign Language
Tirthankar Dasgupta, Sandipan Dandpat and Anupam Basu
 Session 2:
11:00-11:30Invited Talk: Cross Language Resource Sharing
Virach Sornlertlamvanich
11:30-11:50Joint Grammar Development by Linguists and Computer Scientists
Michael Maxwell and Anne David
11:50-12:10Cross-Language Parser Adaptation between Related Languages
Daniel Zeman and Philip Resnik
12:10-12:30SriShell Primo: A Predictive Sinhala Text Input System
Sandeva Goonetilleke, Yoshihiko Hayashi, Yuichi Itoh and Fumio Kishino
 Session 3:
14:00-14:30Invited Talk: Breaking the Zipfian Barrier of NLP
Monojit Choudhury
14:30-15:30Poster Display and Discussion
An Optimal Order of Factors for the Computational Treatment of Personal Anaphoric Devices in Urdu Discourse
Mohammad Naveed Ali, M. A. Khan and Muhammad Aamir Khan
Morphology Driven Manipuri POS Tagger
Thoudam Doren Singh and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay
Acharya - A Text Editor and Framework for working with Indic Scripts
Krishnakumar V and Indrani Roy
Implementing a Speech Recognition System Interface for Indian Languages
R.K. Aggarwal and M. Dave
Indigenous Languages of Indonesia: Creating Language Resources for Language Preservation
Hammam Riza
Part-Of-Speech Tagging for Gujarati Using Conditional Random Fields
Chirag Patel and Karthik Gali
Speech to speech machine translation: Biblical chatter from Finnish to English
David Ellis, Mathias Creutz, Timo Honkela and Mikko Kurimo
 Session 4:
16:00-16:20A Rule-based Syllable Segmentation of Myanmar Text
Zin Maung Maung and Yoshiki Mikami
16:20-16:40Strategies for sustainable MT for Basque: incremental design, reusability, standardization and open-source
I. Alegria, X. Arregi, X. Artola, A. Diaz de Ilarraza, G. Labaka, M. Lersundi, A. Mayor and K. Sarasola
16:40-17:00Design of a Rule-based Stemmer for Natural Language Text in Bengali
Sandipan Sarkar and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay
17:00-17:20Finite State Solutions For Reduplication In Kinyarwanda Language
Jackson Muhirwe and Trond Trosterud
17:20-18:00Closing Discussion