Areas of Interest

Sanskrit Computational linguistics: with extensions to related ancient Indian languages (Vedic, Pali, Prakrits)

  • Digital lexicons, thesauri and wordnets
  • Computational phonology and morphology
  • Syntactic analysis
  • Prose order normalisation
  • Parsing
  • 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 & 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
  • OCR recognition of romanized Sanskrit as well as ancient Indian scripts
  • Digital cataloguing of manuscripts
  • Digital font creation, rendering of phonetic features, etc.
  • Encoding procedures and workflows
  • Presentation and transformation of TEI data
  • Named entity recognition
  • Collaborative annotation and editing
  • Alignment of text with images (including manuscripts)
  • User interface design

Misc computer applications relevant to Sanskrit

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

Submission Instructions

You are requested to submit your research paper using the EasyChair Submission Portal: The submissions will be reviewed by the program committee members. If you have not used EasyChair before, you may need to sign up and create a free account in EasyChair before submitting the draft.

Formatting and Length

The submissions should not exceed 20 pages (including references). To prepare your submission, use the latex source files:

Instructions for compilation:

Let the fileame of your submision be ABC.tex

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bibtex ABC
bibtex ABC (Remember to run bibtex twice)
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Contact Info


Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology,
Kharagpur 721302, West Bengal, India.

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Pawan Goyal / Amrith Krishna
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