News

  1. The Cameleers participated in the 2016 NYUAD Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World as part of three teams: Qusasat, Fahmt, and MyReflection. Qusasat won first place with mentors Prof. Nizar Habash, Salam Khalifa, and Anas Shahrour from CAMeL lab. Fahmt team, mentored by Dr. Hieu Hoang won third place.

  2. A conversation with Professor Nizar Habash in NYUAD's The Gazelle on "The Art of Artificial Languages."

  3. Our Mick Jermsurawong makes NYUAD news: Student Researcher Asks, "Why Can't Robots Cook Like Grandma?"

  4. Professor Habash is co-organizing the Workshop on Arabic Natural Language Processing and Shared Task (ACL, Beijing).

  5. The QCRI-Columbia-NYUAD team won second place the NIST Open Machine Translation bake-off.

  6. The Cameleers participated in the 2015 NYUAD Hackathon for Social Good in the Arab World as part of two teams: DALILA and hackee.me. CAMeL Research Assistant Anas Shahrour was a mentor to the first place winner (hackee.me). Congrats Anas and hackee.me team!

Previous Events

  • Grammar Induction and Parsing with Dependency-and-Boundary Models by Dr. Valentin Spitkovsky
    (Invited talk)
  • When Words Cause Harm:  Automatic Detection of Abusive Language Online by Dr. Joel Tetreault
    (Invited talk)
  • Computational Linguistics and Digital Humanities: Joining Forces for Exciting Research Opportunitites by Prof. Jan Hajič
    (Invited talk)
  • MADAD: A Readability Annotation Tool for Arabic Text by Dr. Hend Al-Khalifa
    (Invited talk)

  • Building Search Engines for the "Bottom Billion" By Dr. Douglas Oard
    (Invited talk)

  • Arabic Named Entity Recognition by Dr. Khaled Shaalan
    (Invited talk)

  • Compiling a Corpus of Child Emirati Arabic by Dr. Dimitrios Ntelitheos
    (Invited talk)

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