Bbc news middle east internet addiction strikes egypt. I joined microsoft innovation laboratory in cairo cmic in october 2008 as a dev lead. Organizations have to access data in all shapes and sizes, streaming in from every direction. Sakhr software has a distinguished client base across the middle east, north america. Machine translation for semitic languages cmu school of. Achraf chalabi arabic handwriting recognition using feature matching. Sakhr mobile s2s arabic translator for government enterprise for blackberry. Sakhr dictionary to arabic software free download sakhr. Mona chalabithe guardianas the coronavirus cases continue to rise in america, the us government has advised people to work from home. Ahmad chalabi, the iraqi politician who from exile helped persuade the united states to invade iraq in 2003, and then unsuccessfully tried to attain power as his country was nearly torn apart by. Sakhr software connects the english and arabic speaking worlds through its advanced speech and language technologies. Handbook of natural language processing and machine.
See the complete profile on linkedin and discover ahmads connections and jobs at similar companies. Sense inventory usually comes from a dictionary or thesaurus. Chalabi showed us where insurgents used to attack the pipeline and how, every time it was repaired, they would just blow it up again. View ahmad ashrafs profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Sarmad chalabi maintenance electrician us navy linkedin. Sakhr software company is a pioneer and market leader in advanced arabic language technology and solutions. Violetta cavallisforza carnegie mellon university, usa imed zitouni ibm research, usa program committee. English arabic online dictionary for mobile phones, windows mobile, blackberry and palm the english arabic online translator is a tiny and absolutely free language software solution. Sakhr is a leader in arabic handwriting recognition, online and offline. While the decision to bar members of saddam husseins baath party from top government. Prior to joining microsoft, i had a pretty long and productive journey at sakhr software, the leading company in arabic technologies including nlp, ocr, speech. How ahmed chalabi conned the neocons the hawks who launched the iraq war believed the dealmaking exile when he promised to build a.
See the complete profile on linkedin and discover sarfaraz ahmeds connections and jobs at similar companies. Sakhr software usa iphone mobile ocr translator demo duration. Achraf chalabi business profile microsoft corporation. Sakhr arabicenglish computeraided translation system achraf chalabi, sakhr software inc. Achraf chalabi principal research sde manager microsoft. We perceived a huge demand in the arab world for an automatic programme that translates automatically from english into arabic.
Sakhr s online intelligent character recognition icr recognizes arabic cursive handwritten input through a normal pen with 85% word accuracy. The sakhr recognition software package has the capability to recognize a generic arabic font naskh or kufi with a fair degree of accuracy. North africa and iran compared, by andrea kavanaugh, virginia polytechnic university february 1998. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the united states patent and trademark office uspto. It was night, there was a knock at his door and his wife answered. Originally nicknamed cheeba taken from the song space cowboy by jamiroquai circa 1993, and subsequently becoming known as chubby. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover achrafs connections and jobs at similar companies. This workshop is a sequel to the workshop on computational approaches to semitic languages that was held at colingacl98 in montreal. In arabic, the main cause of word ambiguity is the lack of diacritics of the most digital documents so the same word can occurs with different senses. View sarmad chalabis profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. He was interim minister of oil in iraq in aprilmay 2005 and december 2005 january 2006 and deputy prime minister. Sakhr arabicenglish computeraided translation system achraf chalabi, sakhr software.
An arabic handwriting recognition system takes an input from a stylus in the form of an ordered sequence of data. A comparative study of query and document translation for crosslanguage information retrieval douglas oard, university of maryland. But working from home is not a privilege everyone has. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover sarmads. Proceedings of the third conference of the association for machine translation in the americas on machine translation and the information soup october 1998 pages 518521. My msc was in the field of ontology based nlp, particularly the automatic inference of an arabic lexical ontology based on different arabicenglish language resources. Word sense disambiguation wsd is the process of selecting a sense of an ambiguous word in a given context from a set of predefined senses. View achraf larabis profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Making semantic interpretation parser independent ulrich germann, information sciences institute, usc. Sakhr arabicenglish computeraided translation system. After implementing major analytics and business intelligence bi solutions for the public sector in oman, sakhr software has been appointed as the tableau official partner in oman. This team has deep experience in corpora generation, and their modeling and development expertise are tapped by institutions worldwide seeking research collaboration. Theniraqi prime minister ahmed chalabi at the american enterprise institute in washington, d. Computational approaches to semitic languages acl2007.
The accusations against salem chalabi relate to the murder of an iraqi finance ministry official, haitham fadhil, on may 28. Achraf chalabi inventions, patents and patent applications. Razib hossain shuvo software engineer mayalogy ltd. Whenever the subject precedes its verb, a personal pronoun. Due to the invasion of afghanistan and the installed regime, chelabi became the next logical progression. View sarfaraz ahmed muftis profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. This comprehensive handbook, written by leading experts in the field, details the groundbreaking research conducted under the breakthrough gale programthe global autonomous language exploitation within the defense advanced research projects agency darpa, while placing it in the context of previous research in the fields of natural language and signal processing. Sakhrs online intelligent character recognition icr recognizes arabic cursive handwritten input through a normal pen with 85% word accuracy. Ahmad chalabi and the legacy of debaathification in iraq. Sakhrs research center in egypt and the us are staffed by some of the leading scientists in arabic linguistics and engineering.
Prior to joining microsoft, i had a pretty long and productive journey at sakhr software, the leading company in arabic technologies including nlp, ocr, speech and search. Achraf larabi enterprise account manager check point. Sakhr, and systran, using two sets of texts arabic and english as input. Sarya chalabi junior manager deloitte dutch caribbean. Sakhr computers, developed by kuwaiti company, al alamiah produced an arabiclanguage version of msx computers in the 1980s. The company was also the first to convert the basic computer language to arabic. Computational approaches to semitic languages university of malta.
View razib hossain shuvos profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Arabics intricasies prove a boon for sakhr software. Achraf chalabi has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This represents an obstacle to those nonenglish speaking users. Since that time, there have been various other workshops, but these have mostly tended to concentrate almost exclusively upon one group of semitic languages. Ahmed chalabi, the master manipulator the washington post. This has resulted in useful systems that both increase translators productivity and guarantee better. Mtbased transparent arabization of the internet tarjim. It can be used to translate from english to arabic and from arabic to english using the internet connection on your device. The firms legal framework was changed in 2006 to a limited liability company llc. A term used in london and the south east of england. The sequence of data is then processed to eliminate any noise associated with data. He had a controversial life, and his legacy is clouded by his role in the u. Aarav software services is a national and international information technology it and business process outsourcing bpo organization focused on delivering smart, nextgeneration business solutions that help enterprises across the world to.
See the complete profile on linkedin and discover razib hossains connections and jobs at similar companies. As is known, the majority of the actual textual content on the internet is in english language. Only one in four us workers have a job that allows them to work from home, according to a 201718 surveyphotograph. Ahmed chalabi, center, a former deputy prime minister of iraq, has died at the age of 71. Jeptaln 2004 session on arabic language processing. Reusing translated terms to expand a multilingual thesaurus rocio guillen, california state universitysan marcos. Achraf chalabi achraf chalabi research manager, sakhr software co. On the other hand, computeraided translation systems have tackled the translation process by first concentrating on those mechanical tasks performed during the translation, then by gradually automating those intellingent creative tasks. Mona diab columbia university, usa joseph dichy university of lyon 2, france abdelhamid eljihad institut detudes et recherches sur larabisation, morocco martha w. About sakhr software as the global leader in arabic language technology for 20 years, sakhr has pioneered solutions for arabic ocr, machine translation, search, text mining, speech recognition, text to speech, document management, eeducation, and egovernance.1414 716 31 101 518 128 1258 346 1218 701 665 156 864 1413 355 126 107 833 125 764 1513 1220 1330 582 1407 259 792 96 405 883 190 555 114 4