Sanskrit Computational Linguistics: First and Second International Symposia Rocquencourt, France, October 29-31, 2007 Providence, RI, USA, May 15-17, 2008, Revised Selected Papers / Edition 1by Gerard Huet
Sanskrit is the primary culture-bearing language of India, with a continuous production of literature in all ?elds of human endeavor over the course of four millennia. Precededbyastrongoraltraditionofknowledgetransmission,records of written Sanskrit remain in the form of inscriptions dating back to the ?rst centuryB. C. E. Extantmanuscriptsin Sanskritnumber… See more details below
Sanskrit is the primary culture-bearing language of India, with a continuous production of literature in all ?elds of human endeavor over the course of four millennia. Precededbyastrongoraltraditionofknowledgetransmission,records of written Sanskrit remain in the form of inscriptions dating back to the ?rst centuryB. C. E. Extantmanuscriptsin Sanskritnumber over30million,one h- dred times those in Greek and Latin combined, constituting the largest cultural heritage that any civilization has produced prior to the invention of the printing press. Sanskrit works include extensive epics; subtle and intricate philosophical, mathematical, medical, legal, and scienti?c treatises; and imaginative and rich literary,poetic,anddramatictexts. WhiletheSanskritlanguageisofpreeminent importance to the intellectual and cultural heritage of India, the importance of the intellectual and cultural heritage of India to the rest of the world during the pastfewmillennia andinthe presenteracanhardlybe overestimated. The int- lectualandculturalheritageofIndia hasbeen amajorfactor inthedevelopment of the world’s religions, languages, literature, arts, sciences, and history. Sanskritdocumentsaremovingintothedigitalmedium. Recentdecadeshave witnessed the growth of machine-readable Sanskrit texts in archives such as 1 the Thesaurus Indogermanischer Text- und Sprachmaterialien (TITUS), Ky- 2 3 oto University, Indology, the Gottingen ¨ Register of Electronic Texts in In- 4 dian Languages. The last few years have witnessed a burgeoning of digital images of Sanskrit manuscripts and books hosted on-line.
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Table of ContentsOn the Structure of P??ini’s System.- On the Architecture of P??ini’s Grammar.- Modeling P??inian Grammar.- Simulating the P??inian System of Sanskrit Grammar.- Computer Simulation of A?? ?dhy? y?: Some Insights.- Formal Structure of Sanskrit Text: Requirements Analysis for a Mechanical Sanskrit Processor.- Analysis of Sanskrit Text: Parsing and Semantic Relations.- Inflectional Morphology Analyzer for Sanskrit.- Semantic Processing in P??ini’s K?raka System.- From P??inian Sandhi to Finite State Calculus.- SanskritTagger: A Stochastic Lexical and POS Tagger for Sanskrit.- A Glimpse into the Apadam-Constraint in the Tradition of Sanskrit Grammar.- A Study towards Design of an English to Sanskrit Machine Translation System.- Phonological Overgeneration in Paninian System.- Issues in Combinatorial Analysis of Vedic Verbal and Nominal Forms.- Verbal Roots in the Sanskrit Wordnet.- An Effort to Develop a Tagged Lexical Resource for Sanskrit.- Towards a Scholarly Editing System for the Next Decades.- Critical Edition of Sanskrit Texts.- Chi-Squares and the Phenomenon of “Change of Exemplar” in the Dy?taparvan.- Applying the OCRopus OCR System to Scholarly Sanskrit Literature.- Keyword Spotting Techniques for Sanskrit Documents.- The Phonemic Approach for Sanskrit Text.
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