[INDOLOGY] WSC 2024: Computational Sanskrit and Digital Humanities Sec 21

Amba Kulkarni ambapradeep at gmail.com
Tue Mar 12 07:05:10 UTC 2024

Apologies for cross-posting.

                     Special CALL for FULL PAPERS

Section 21, Computational Sanskrit and Digital Humanities
<https://sanskrit.uohyd.ac.in/19WSC/> at 19th World Sanskrit Conference

*17th - 21st Dec, 2024Revised Important Dates are: *

*Submission of full papers closes: 09 Sept 2024Acceptance notification for
full papers: 20th Oct 2024Camera Ready copy: 10th Nov 2024Proceedings for
Publication: 15th Dec 2024*

*Venue: Kathmandu, Nepal*

FULL papers are invited on original and unpublished research on various
aspects of Computational Linguistics and Digital Humanities related to
Sanskrit (Classical and Vedic), Prakrit, Pali, Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit,
etc. Accepted papers are to be published online under ACL anthology in
advance of the WSC meetings in Dec 2024, or soon thereafter.

*Scholars interested in participating in Section 21 (Computational Sanskrit
and Digital Humanities) should submit their FULL papers by email to *
                      *ambapradeep at gmail.com <ambapradeep at gmail.com> and
hellwig7 at gmx.de <hellwig7 at gmx.de> *
*with "Computational Sanskrit and Digital Humanities SUBMISSION" in the
subject line.*

These manuscript submissions will be reviewed by members of the Programme
Committee of the section. To prepare your manuscript for submission and to
procure the relevant LaTeX style files, you may download the WSC2024
Section 21 Support Package and follow the additional instructions given on
the WSC2024 Section 21 Website (https://sanskrit.uohyd.ac.in/19WSC).  The
deadline for submitting papers for consideration is Sept 09, 2024.

*The areas of interest for this section include, but are not limited
to:Computational linguistics:*

Digital lexicons, thesauri and wordnets
Computational phonology and morphology
Syntactic analysis
Prose order normalisation
Structural semantics
Machine Translation
Automatic analysis of Sanskrit corpus
Machine Learning approaches to computational processing
Navya Nyāya technical language processing and semantic analysis
Information extraction

*Shāstric Sanskrit texts and computation*

Computer modeling and simulation of Paninian and other traditional grammars
Theories of Śābdabodha and Sanskrit computational processing
Sanskrit digital libraries management:
Tools for acquisition and maintenance of Sanskrit digital corpus
Library crawlers or search tools in Sanskrit corpus
Incorporation of grammatical information in Sanskrit corpus
Automated tools for evaluation of Sanskrit poetry, e.g., meter
recognition/verification, alaṃkāra identification, śleṣa analysis
Software tools for phylogenic studies, intertextuality management,
establishment of critical editions, and other philological applications
Stylometry and authorship attribution
OCR recognition of ancient Indian scripts
Digital cataloguing of manuscripts
Digital font creation, rendering of phonetic features, etc.

*Misc computer applications relevant to Sanskrit:*

Software tools for teaching Sanskrit
Sanskrit speech recognition and synthesis
Social media applications for Sanskrit dissemination

*Programme Committee:Chairs:Amba Kulkarni (University of Hyderabad)Oliver
Hellwig (University of Zurich)Members:Tanuja Ajotikar (Sanskrit Library,
USA)Stefan Baums (University of Munich)Arnab Bhattacharya (IIT Kanpur)Pawan
Goyal (IIT Kharagpur)Amrith Krishna (Learno.ai)Malhar Kulkarni (IIT
Bombay)Philipp Mass (University of Leipzig, Germany)Patrick McAllister
(IKGA, Austria)Dhaval Patel (Ahmedabad)Jivnesh Sandhan (IIT, Dharwad)Pavan
Kumar Satuluri (IIT, Roorkee)Sai Susarla (MIT, Pune)Peter Scharf (Sanskrit
Library, USA)*

The instructions for typesetting and the latex-style files are available
here <https://sanskrit.uohyd.ac.in/19WSC/Style_files/> for download.

The Proceedings of this section would be published by ACL and will be
included in the ACL Anthology.

*Convenors: Gérard Huet, and Amba Kulkarni *


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Let noble thoughts come to us from every side.
- Rig Veda, I-89-i.

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