ആരെങ്കിലും ‘മലയാളം ഇന്നലെ ഇന്ന്‘ പരിപാടിക്ക് പോകുന്നുണ്ടെങ്കില് അവിടെ കണ്ടതിനെ പറ്റി പറഞ്ഞുതന്നാല് സന്തോഷം. അനിവര് സ്വ.മ.ക.യില് പോസ്റ്റ് ചെയ്ത ക്ഷണക്കത്ത്:
‘malayalam innale innu’:
Exhibition on Malayalam Language Technology Products & Software
A six days Exhibition of Malayalam Language Technology Products and Software is being held from October 29th to 3rd November 2007 at VJT Hall, Thiruvananthapuram. titled ‘malayalam innale innu – (Malayalam Yesterday and Today)’ The exhibition is a part of Malayala Sammelanam – of Keralappiravi Celebration 2007 (Kerala Formation Day Celebration), which includes book and cultural exhibition, seminars, etc.
The exhibition on Cyber Malayalam aims to assess the state of the art status of Malayalam language in the cyber world. It intends to exhibit the latest status of Malayalam language software, products and online resources. The exhibition will definitely provide a platform to display, exhibit, demonstrate and discuss all the products and initiatives on Malayalam language computing.
The natural languages like Malayalam are processed for many applications and the subject is most relevant today in the context of e-governance and localisation. Development of operating systems in Malayalam, Standardisation and Unification of Fonts, text/ word processing issues, DTP and data entry, spell and grammar checking, information retrieval, software for man machine interaction, web publishing, lexical and grammatical resource making, corpora building, speech and text processing, semantics and word sense disambiguation, Machine translation, computer aided language teaching, etc. are some the areas which are being seriously discussed and studied.
Many agencies both governmental and private are involved in developing software and systems with different objectives. The Govt. of India, in its initiatives like Technology Development for Indian Languages (TDIL), e-governance, etc. encourages all such initiatives in local languages computing and provides required fund for them and Malayalam one of the language gets a little share.
The display, exhibition, demonstration and discussion will help one another to both the developers and users as well the public to know all about the subject and assess how much the language have achieved in its efforts in the localisation context and a clear picture of the same will help to all those who are interested including the vendors and public.
Details of the programme
Date : 29 Oct. to 3rd November, 2007 (Six Days)
Venue : VJT Hall, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram
We request you to actively participate in the programme and make necessary arrangements to exhibit all the products and software your institution/firm has developed and developing. Please depute two experts from your firm for the same and intimate us on or before 25th of Oct. 2007.
You may contact Dr.S.A. Shanavas, Hon. Director, TRCML, Convener, Mobile ++ 91 94950 74811 for further details.