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The Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology (CSTT), Ministry of Education, Govt of India has organized a 2-Day National Seminar on "Scientific and Technical Terms in Social Sciences"  at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata during 21-22 December 2023.

Topic:Using Praat for Speech Analysis

Speaker: Meghna Majumder

Date: 17.08.2023

Topic:Development of Tri-lingual Digital Dictionary: Bengali-Hindi-English

Speaker: Agnisha Majumder

Date: 05.08.2023

The Linguistic Research Unit (LRU) of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata in collaboration with the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences (PCLS), University of Reading, UK organized a 2-day International Training Workshop on “Aphasia in South Asian Languages (ASAL-2023)” during 20-21 July 2023. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Arpita Bose of the University of Reading, UK as Principal Investigator and Prof. Niladri Sekhar Dash of LRU, ISI, Kolkata as Co-Principal Investigator. The workshop was a part of the Leverhulme Small Research Grants awarded to them by the British Academy, UK in 2022. Eminent scientists from India and abroad, selected students of Linguistics, research scholars and faculty members from different universities and clinical research laboratories from all over the country joined this workshop and collectively worked towards the development of a comprehensive assessment protocol for bilingual aphasic patients in South Asian languages. Special emphasis was given to testing protocol, text battery development, data from normal control, basic cognitive screening, data collection patients, data management, archiving, annotation, processing and analysis, data sharing and communication platforms, implications for research, social outreach, and other relevant topics. This pioneering multi-centered, interdisciplinary and international project focused on five Indian languages, namely, Bengali, Hindi-Urdu, Kannada, Malayalam and Tamil. Researchers and clinical scientists from UK, USA, Kolkata, Manipal, Chennai, Bangaluru, Indore, Delhi, and Trivandrum have taken part to make this workshop a grand success, which desires to play a crucial role in developing better assessment and rehabilitation mechanisms appropriate for bilingual aphasic people of  South Asian countries.

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International Training Workshop funded by British Academy on “Aphasia in South Asian Languages (ASAL)” during July 20-21, 2023 at ISI, Kolkata

International Training Workshop funded by British Academy on “Aphasia in South Asian Languages (ASAL)” during July 20-21, 2023 at ISI, Kolkata | IBG News Editor Desk

Topic:WordNet as a resource tool for aphasia related psycholinguistic disorder

Speaker: Shrestha Gudaba

Date: 14.07.2023

Topic: Different Approaches of Word Sense Disambiguation

Speaker: Nirnoy Dutta

Date: 04.07.2023

Topic: A short tutorial on Praat

Speaker: Puja Gorai, Subham Chakraborty

Date: 23.06.2023

Topic: Headedness in Bengali Group Verbs

Speaker: Srija Deb, Meghna Majumder

Date: 16.06.2023

The Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology (CSTT), Ministry of Education, Govt of India has organized a 5-Day meeting for the preparation of “Fundamental Glossary of Mathematics (English-Hindi-Bengali)” at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata during 8-12 May 2023. The meeting was held under the guidance of Officer-in-Charge Mr. Vijay Raj Singh Shekhawat, Assistant Director, CSTT, New Delhi. The local Cordinaror of the meeting was Prof. Niladri Sekhar Dash, Professor-in-Charge of the Social Sciences Division and Head of Linguistic Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. Prof. Girish Nath Jha, Chairman of the CSTT virtually addressed the members of the meeting on the first day. The expert committee constituted, Prof. Pradipta Bandyopadhyay (Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata), Prof. Smarajit Bose (Interdisciplinary Statistical Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata), Prof. Niladri Sekhar Dash, Linguistic Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata), Prof. Subenoy Chakraborty (Dept. of Mathematics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata), Prof. Suvendu Kar (Dept. of Mathematics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata), Prof. Seema Sarkar Mondal (Dept. of Mathematics, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur), Prof. Smarajit Kar (Dept. of Mathematics, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur ), Dr. Samir Karmakar (School of Languages and Linguistics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata), and Dr. Anusrita Mondal (Dept. of Sanskrit, Surendranath College, Kolkata). The successful development of the glossary will be quite useful for development of advanced mathematics textbooks, study materials and academic books in modern Bengali.

 

Topic: A brief study of the meaning of colors in Indian culture and how they used in advertising media

Speaker: Subham Chakraborty

Date: 03.03.2023

Topic: Challenges Faced in Developing a Dictionary for Kheria Sabar: An Indigenous and Endangered Tribal Speech Community of Eastern India

Speaker: Meghna Majumder

Date: 10.02.2023

Topic: An Overview of WordNet as a Lexical Venture with Special Focus on Bengali WordNet

Speaker: Shrestha Gudaba

Date: 03.02.2023

Topic: Looking into the nature of Linguistic Problems observed in Machine Translation while translating from Hindi-Bengali: Some case-based analysis and solutions

Speaker: Agnisha Majumder

Date: 17.01.2023

Topic: Data Analytics : Techniques and Methods

Speaker: Nirnoy Dutta

Date: 06.01.2023

Topic: Headedness of Bengali Group Verbs

Speaker: Srija Deb

Date: 03.02.2023

Topic: A Linguistic analysis of Bengali Tongue Twisters

Speaker: Suvam Sen

Date: 26.12.2022

Topic: Problems in Google Translation of Hindi Texts to Bengali

Speaker: Abhishikta Sadhu

Date: 16.12.2022

Topic: The Linguistic analysis of Onomatopoeic words- A special reference to Lila Majumder's works

Speaker: Rakiba Sultana

Date: 09.12.2022

Topic: Development of dataset of medical entities in Bangla

Speaker: Baidyanath Mahato

Date: 10.11.2022

Topic: Language Vitality with regard to the Sabar Speech Community

Speaker: Meghna Majumder

Date: 28.10.2022

Topic: Statistical Analysis and Representation: An Introduction to R Programming

Speaker: Nirnoy Dutta

Date: 21.10.2022

Topic: Upgrading and Augmenting the Existing Bengali WordNet

Speaker: Srija Deb

Date: 08.10.2022

Topic: Lying and Deception: A Psycholinguistic approach to Forensic Science

Speaker: Agnisha Majumder

Date: 23.09.2022

Topic: Astrolinguistics and Extraterrestrial Languages

Speaker: Suvam Sen

Date: 14.09.2022

Topic: Braille and language teaching for visually impaired children

Speaker: Abhishikta Sadhu

Date: 09.09.2022

Topic: A Translator's notes and observations

Speaker: Rakiba Sultana

Date: 02.09.2022

Topic: Adjective: A grammatical study

Speaker: Projita Giri

Date: 26.08.2022

Topic:Art of Programming: an introduction to algorithm and flowchart

Speaker: Baidyanath Mahato

Date: 19.08.2022