CLT 14 - Tentative Programme

Thursday, 13th November, 2014 (Tutorials/Talks)

 

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM   

POS Tagging: Theory and Application,

Naila Ata, The Resource Group (TRG) & Dr. Tafseer Ahmed, DHA Suffa University

                                                             

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM   

Introduction

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Language Processing  spectrum,
Mutee u Rehman, Isra University, Hyderabad, Dr. Sohail Sattar, NED University, Karachi &  Dr. Tafseer Ahmed, DHA Suffa University

 

4:00 PM - 4:40 PM   

Panel Discussion - How NLP is relevant to me? (a discussion with non-practitioners)

 

Friday, 14th November, 2014 (Conference)

 

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM   

Paper Presentation - Session 1

 

         Alphabet Signs Recognition using Pixels-based Analysis, Mohammad Raees and Sehat Ullah

 

         Framework of Urdu Nastalique Optical Character Recognition System, Qurat-Ul-Ain Akram, Sarmad Hussain  et. al.

 

         An optimized Pashto Keyboard Layout based on Character Frequency, Muhammad Junaid and Kamran Ghani

 

          What's in a name? Automatic extraction of lexical and functional units of Pakistani names, Tafseer Ahmed and Naila Ata

                                 

10:50 AM - 12:20 PM

Paper Presentation - Session 2

 

         Hidden Markov Model (HMM) based Speech Synthesis for Urdu Language, Tania Habib

 

         Prosodic Phrasing and the Parsing of Modifier Attachment Ambiguity in Deep and Shallow Orthography, Hala Abdelghany

 

         Design of Speech Corpus for Open Domain Urdu Text to Speech System Using Greedy Algorithm. Wajiha Habib, Rida Hijab Basit  et. al.

 

         Multitier Annotation of Urdu Speech Corpus, Benazir Mumtaz, Amen Hussain et al.

                                    

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM   

Paper Presentation - Session 3

 

         Sense Tagged CLE Urdu Digest Corpus, Saba Urooj

 

         Extracting Arguments and Collocations for Urdu Complex Predicates, Tafseer Ahmed

 

         Structural Analysis of Linking Urdu WordNet to PWN 2.1, Ayesha Zafar, Afia Mahmood, et. al.

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Poster Session & System Demonstration

 

         HPSG Analysis of Arabic Verb Form Derivation, Md. Sadiqul Islam

 

         Computer-aided Error Analysis of L2 Spoken English: A Data Mining Approach, Yuichiro Kobayashi

 

         Urdu Books N-gram, Farah Adeeba, Qurat-Ul-Ain Akram, Hina Khalid and Sarmad Hussain

 

         Text Processing For Urdu TTS System, Rida Hijab Basit and Sarmad Hussain

 

         Accent Recognition of Punjabi, Urdu, Sindhi, Seraiki and Pashto languages, Saad Irtza, Afsheen Riffaqat et. al.

 

         Urdu Keyword Spotting System using HMM, Saad Irtza, Khawer Rehman et al.

 

         Spoken Dialog System: Direction Guide for Lahore City, Aneef Izhar ul Haq, Aneek Anwar et. al.

                                  

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM    

Panel Discussion - NLP Research

 

Saturday, 15th November, 2014 (Tutorials/Talks)

 

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Machine Translation – an introduction

 

9:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Machine Translation: Simplify text or use controlled language, 

Dr. Abid Khan, University of Peshawar

 

10:20 AM – 11:00 AM

Statistical Machine Translation: Translating Educational Content,

Dr. Hassan Sajjad, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Doha

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Machine Translation – Discussion

 

11:30 AM -12:15 PM   

Language Technology for Pakistani Languages,

Dr. Sarmad Hussain, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore

12:15 PM – 12:35 PM

Computational Linguistics resources for Urdu,

Sana Shams, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Software Demonstration

 

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM    

General Architecture for Text Engineering (GATE),

Dr. Saman Hina, NED University of Engineering & Technology ,Karachi

 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Rump Session

Sunday, 16th November, 2014 (Excursion)