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Centre for Research on Bangla Language Processing (CRBLP)

Centre for Research on Bangla Language Processing (CRBLP)

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  • Mahmud, Altaf; Ahmed, Kazi Zubair; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2008-12)
    While the internet has become the leading source of information, it is also become the medium for flames, insults and other forms of abusive language, which add nothing to the quality of information available. A human ...
  • Alam, Firoj; Nath, Promila Kanti; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2007)
    In this paper, we present a Text to Speech (TTS) synthesis system for Bangla language using the open-source Festival TTS engine. Festival is a complete TTS synthesis system, with components supporting front-end processing ...
  • Pavel, Dewan Shahriar Hossain; Sarkar, Asif Iqbal; Shah, Faisal Muhammad; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2006)
    This paper addresses the issue of building a Bangla lexicon with a collaborative effort through stand alone application and web based interface. The words in the lexicon will be annotated with a combination of tags addressing ...
  • Mahmud, Altaf; Ahmed, Kazi Zubair; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2008-12)
    While the internet has become the leading source of information, it is also become the medium for flames, insults and other forms of abusive language, which add nothing to the quality of information available. A human ...
  • Alam, Firoj; Nath, Promila Kanti; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2007)
    In this paper, we present a Text to Speech (TTS) synthesis system for Bangla language using the open-source Festival TTS engine. Festival is a complete TTS synthesis system, with components supporting front-end processing ...
  • Pavel, Dewan Shahriar Hossain; Sarkar, Asif Iqbal; Shah, Faisal Muhammad; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2006)
    This paper addresses the issue of building a Bangla lexicon with a collaborative effort through stand alone application and web based interface. The words in the lexicon will be annotated with a combination of tags addressing ...
  • Pavel, Dewan Shahriar Hossain; Sarkar, Asif Iqbal; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2006)
    This paper addresses the issue of automated Bangla corpus creation, which will significantly help the processes of lexicon development, morphological analysis, automatic parts of speech detection and automatic grammar ...
  • Naushad UzZaman,; Zaheen, Arnab; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2006)
    A transliteration scheme from Roman (English) to Bangla can help increase the use of Bangla in essential and diverse computing areas such as word processing, Internet and mobile communication and information query and ...
  • Alam, Firoj; Habib, S. M. Murtoza; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2008)
    This paper describes the acoustic characteristics of Bangla consonants, obtained by analyzing the recordings of male and female voices. First, the duration of each phoneme was identified by averaging both the male and ...
  • Naushad UzZaman,; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2006)
    We present a comprehensive Bangla spelling checker that improves the quality of suggestions for misspelled words. The complex rules for Bangla spelling presents a significant challenge in producing suggestions for a ...
  • Hasnat, Md. Abul; Habib, S. M. Murtoza; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2007)
    The wide area of the application of HMM is in Speech Recognition where each spoken word is considered as a single unit to be recognized from the trained word network. Using this concept some research has been done for ...
  • Khan, Mumit; Faruqe, Farhana (BRAC University, 2008)
    Advanced Natural Language Processing (NLP) applications are increasingly dependent on the availability of linguistic resources, ranging from digital lexica to rich tagged and annotated corpora. While these resources are ...
  • Ali, Hammad; Haque, Nafid (BRAC University, 2007)
    In this paper, we talk about a decentralised information retrieval system which would be suitable for the developing countries that face the problem of limited bandwidth. In this paper we came up with an implementation ...
  • Alam, Firoj; Nath, Promila Kanti; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2007)
    In this paper, we present a Text to Speech (TTS) synthesis system for Bangla language using the opensource Festival TTS engine. Festival is a complete TTS synthesis system, with components supporting front-end processing ...
  • Habib, S. M. Murtoza; Noor, Nawsher Ahamed; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2006)
    Skew angle detection and correction an integral part of any OCR system. Without proper skew correction, the performance of an OCR will simply not be acceptable for most scanned images. We propose an innovative method for ...
  • Mahmud, Altaf; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2007)
    This report describes the design of a POS tagset for Bangla, based on the Penn Treebank design. The resulting tagset contains 53 morpho-syntactic tags.
  • Hayder, Kamrul; Islam, Md Zahurul; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2007)
    This report describes the design and implementation of a Bangla tagged lexicon. The resulting lexicon contains 144,770 entries, out of which 58,145 are verbs. The tags used in the lexicon are reproduced here from a previous ...
  • Shatil, Adnan Md. Shoeb (BRAC University, 2007)
    This report discusses the theory and implementation of an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for Bangla. The principal idea is to convert images of text documents such as those obtained from scanning a document into ...
  • Hasnat, Md. Abul (BRAC University, 2007)
    In this paper we present the training and recognition mechanism of a Hidden Markov Model (HMM) based multi-font Optical Character Recognition (OCR) system for Bengali character. In our approach, the central idea is to ...
  • Hayder, Kamrul (BRAC University, 2007)
    We report on the compilation of a comprehensive Bangla word list lexicon. The current list contains 80,969 words from the Standard Chalita Bhasha (SCB) vocabulary. The word list is currently being used by the BRAC University ...
  • Islam, Md. Zahurul (BRAC University, 2007)
    This report describes the inflection Bangla verb and noun morphology and rules, lexicons and grammar for Bangla morphological analysis.
  • Monjel, Md. Sheemam; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2007)
    In this paper we have described an OCR program made for Bangla documents. This program uses HMM for the recognition process. The description of full OCR program is too large to present here. So, we have given emphasis on ...
  • Sarkar, Asif Iqbal; Pavel, Dewan Shahriar Hossain; Khan, Mumit (BRAC University, 2007)
    This paper addresses the issues of Integrating Bangla Computing support for OpenOffice.org office suite and in the process, Identifies and describes the different problems associated with OpenOffice.org and that should ...

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