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Proposal Number: 5592

Domain: Information & Communication Technology

Theme(s): Multimodal, Multilingual and Cross-lingual Interfaces

Supporting Central Government Agency:

Budget (Rs. Lakhs): 392.83

Principal Investigator: Sudeshna Sarkar

Principal Investigator Institute: IIT Kharagpur

Co-Investigators:
Pushpak Bhattacharyya ,IIT Patna, IIT Bombay
Pawan Goyal ,IIT Kharagpur
Sobha L ,AU-KBC Research Centre, MIT Campus, Anna University, Chennai
Asif Ekbal ,IIT Patna
Ganesh Ramakrishnan ,IIT Bombay
Malhar Arvind Kulkarni ,IIT Bombay
Prasenjit Majumder ,DAIICT, Gandhinagar

Domain: Information & Communication Technology

Project Title

A Platform for Crosslingual and Multilingual Event Monitoring in Indian Languages

Web Abstract

Multilingual Event Monitoring

Every hour and every day a large number of news media including online and print newspapers and news broadcasts on radio and television are spewing out news about events in different corners of the world. In addition news events are being reported in different social networks and informal media. The aim of this project is to provide a platform to collect news events and provide a platform to disseminate the news by providing visualization and rendering of the events in the language of the user, and to present various analytics of events. A cross-lingual, multi-lingual, multi-source and multi-domain platform will be developed. It will be enabled for online news documents fron India  in English, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi and Tamil;  and several domains including disaster, conflict events and health. The platform will. A robust framework for the system will be defined so as to be easily extendible to other languages and media.