The 2nd Palestinian Symposium on Computational Linguistics and Arabic Content
The Ibn Sina Institute at the Birzeit University Faculty of Information Technology organized its Second Symposium on "Computational Linguistics and Arabic Content (iArabic’2013)" on April 20, 2013.
The symposium was held to encourage research in Arabic technologies and content at Palestinian universities, spur cooperation between researchers in information technology, linguistics, psycholinguistics, cognitive sciences, philosophy, and other disciplines, strengthen the relationship between academia and industry for developing smart language-based applications, and enable networking and cooperation on future project proposals.
Institute director Mustafa Jarrar said, "This symposium is conducted in cooperation with researchers, local, Arab and foreign companies, and other Palestinian universities, in order to develop the content of smart applications benefiting different walks of life, most importantly the economy, while encouraging cooperation and partnerships between Palestinian universities that initiate projects and provide support."
More information about the symposium can be found at http://sina.birzeit.edu/iarabic2013-en/.