Dr.K.UMARAJ

Assistant Professor                                                         Mobile: +91-94872 23316

Dept. of Linguistics                                                        Email :umarajk@gmail.com

Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai -21                  web:umarajk.in

    

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

  • D    Linguistics,  Bharathiar University,1997
  • Phil Linguistics,   Bharathiar University, 1991
  • A   Linguistics Bharathiar University , 1989
  • A     Tamil, Annamalai University, 2006
  • Sc  Chemistry, Bharathiar University,1986

 

Title of the Ph.D Dissertation

  • “CASE ASSIGNMENT IN TAMIL UNDER GB THEORY”

 

Languages Known

  • English, Tamil, and Telugu (spoken)

 

Skill set

  • Operating system :  Dos, Unix, Linux, and Windows
  • Languages :  C, C++, Java, Visual Basic

 

Area of Specialization            :  Tribal studies, Tamil Grammar, Corpus  

                                                    Linguistics and Language Teaching

Research Guidance

  • D           : 4 Completed  
  • Phil         : 3 Completed  

EMPLOYMENT

 

Position held

permanent or Temporary

University/ Institute/ Industry Nature of Work Number of years
Assistant Professor

(Permanent)

 

Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University,Madurai Teaching, Research and Extension activities From 18.03.2010 to

till date

(7 Years 3 Months)

Fellow

(Temporary/

Consolidated Salary )

Department of Language Technology, Central Institute of Classical Tamil,Chennai Research 16.03.2006

to

17.03.2010

(4 years)

 

Linguist

(Permanent)

Research and  Development Unit, Speech Technology Unit,  Speech and Software Technologies( India) Private Limited,Chennai Product development 16.11.2000 to 30.10.2005

( 4 years 11 Months )

 

 

Projects    
1.Worked as a principle investigator in the following project
PROJECT title   Semantic analysis of particles in Tolkappiyam and Post Sangam Literature
Team size 2
Developer Central Institute of Classical Tamil
Platform  
Responsibility Semantics analysis of the  particles in Tolkappiyam and Post Sangam Literatures
 

Published in the following website

 
     
2.Worked as a principle investigator in the following project
PROJECT title   Electronic Dictionary for Sangam Literature
Team size 2
Developer University Grants Commission, New Delhi
Platform VB.Net.
Responsibility Developed Database for accessing the meaning and grammatical information of the Sangam Tamil.
Published in the following website umarajk.in
Projects    
3. Worked as a resource person in the following project
PROJECT title   DEVELOPING CORPUS FOR TAMIL LANGUAGE
Team size 3
Developer Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai
Platform VB.Net, C, C++
Responsibility Developed Classical Tamil corpus  (ii)Web based terms dictionary for Classical Tamil

 

  1. Worked as a resource person in the following project

 

PROJECT title   DEVELOPMENT OF DIGITAL TV FOR HOTEL INDUSTRIES
Team size 10
Developer NEOS Digital (India) Private Limited
Platform VB.Net, C, C++
Responsibility Helped to Design, Develop Digital TV’s for Hotel Industries. Reviewing the Design document, SRS, Implementing quality process .Writing Test Plan and Test cases for the product.

 

  1. Worked as a resource person in the following project

 

PROJECT title   DEVELOPED THE LEXICON AND GRAMMAR RULES FOR AN AUTOMATIC TEXT-TO-SPEECH CONVERSION SYSTEM FOR ENGLISH SPOKEN IN INDIA.
Client Speech and Software Technology (India) Pvt. Limited
Team size 2
Responsibility Development of the lexicon, grammar rules and then performs system testing and other functional testing, including tests on voice intelligibility, naturalness and prosodic continuity.
Description Text-to-Speech conversion systems convert unrestricted text into natural sounding speech for automated telephony based applications such as email Readers, telephone-based Internet browsers (Voice Browsers), desktop news / email readers etc.

 

  1. Worked as a resource person in the following project

 

PROJECT title   ENGLISH TO TAMIL MACHINE TRANSLATION SYSTEM
Client Vinay Computers Private Limited
Team size 6
Developer Apt solutions Private Limited, Coimbatore
Platform Java, Microsoft Access 7.2
Responsibility Helped to Design, Develop English to Tamil Machine Translation System.
Description This product will translate the English sentences into Tamil sentences using a unique linguistic technique. It has a Computational system and Bilingual Dictionary (English, Tamil)

 

  1. Worked as a resource person in the following project

 

PROJECT title   LEXICAL RESOURCES FOR INDIAN LANGUAGES
Team size 6
Project Sponsor Department of Electronics, New Delhi
Developer Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore
Platform C, C++
Responsibility Helped to Design, Develop Lexical Resources for Tamil Language

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

  1. Case Assignment in Tamil, Lakshmi Pathippagam, Coimbatore, June 2007
  2. Technical terms in Classical Tamil, Lakshmi Pathippagam, Coimbatore, June 2007

 

 

IN JOURNALS/PROCEEDINGS

  1. Published a paper on Assignment of Nominative Case in Tamil in the working papers of Linguistics and Literature , Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Vol 1: 115-149, 1995
  2. Published a a paper on Assignment of Objective Case in Tamil in the working papers of Linguistics and Literature, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore,Vol 2 1:89-92.1995
  3. Published a paper on Assignment of Dative Case in Tamil in the New Horizons in Applied Linguistics  Conference held at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Vol 1 : 19-24, 1996
  4. Published a paper on Assignment of Genitive Case in Tamil in the working papers of Linguistics and Literature, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore,Vol 3: 155-158,2000.
  5. Published a paper on Parts of Speech tagging for Tamil. Working papers on Linguistics and Literature ,Dept of Linguistics, Bharathiar University, coimbatore Vol:6: 2008
  6. Published a paper on Electronic Dictionary for Sangam Literature , Tamil Internet Conference Proceedings , Cologne, Germany. 2009
  7. Published a paper on Concordance and Grammatical information for the words in Sangam Literature. Tamil Educational Research centre, Chennai. Page No 26 to 29 Vol:1 :2010
  8. Published a paper on Case Assignment and Empty categories, Working papers of Linguistics and Literature , Bharathiar University,Coimbatore. Vol:7: 102- 1-3 , 2010
  9. Published a paper on Reference Materials for Classical Tamil Literature , Aiyvu Kovai , all India University Tamil Teaching Association, 2010, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai ,Vol 4 : 2631-2634 ,2010
  10. Published a paper on Problem while developing Concordance tool for Tamil, in the Agesthialingam Memorial Seminar ,Volume 2:179:190, School of Indian Languages, Tamil University , Thanjavur, 2010
  11. Published a paper on Case Assignment in Tamil based on Chomsky’s Theory in the book Recent Advances in Linguistics, Dept of Lingusitcs, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore , Vol2: 48-50 ,2010
  12. Published a paper on ‘Reference Materials for Classical Tamil Literature, in the All India University Teachers Association, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai-21 Vol1: 2030- 2634:2011

 

  1. Published a paper on ‘Teaching Sangam Literature through Computer, in the Latest trends in Tamil language teaching in Tamil University, Thanjavur vol1: 96- 99, 2011
  2. Published a paper on ‘Complementizer ‘enRu’ in Tamil‘ in the UGC SAP-CAS-IV seminar proceedings on Morphosyntax of Dravidian languages. Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar vol1 ;178-179:2011
  3. Published a paper on ‘Issues in developing annotated corpora in Tamil in the New perspective in Applied Linguistics seminar paper proceedings. Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar. Vol1:1281-283:2011
  4. Published a paper on ‘Indexes and Classical Tamil Dictionaries’ in the 43rd All India University Teachers Association Conference, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai Vol1:635-638:2012
  5. Published a paper on ‘Development of Grammar –Word Classification in the National seminar on Currents trends in the development of Dravidian Languages, School of Indian Languages , Tamil University, Thanjavur Vol1:69-73:2013
  6. Published a paper on ‘POS tagging on the Sangam Tamil in 44th All India University Teachers Association Conference , Madurai kamaraj University,Madurai vol1:635-638:2013
  7. Published a paper on ‘An electronic dictionary for Pathinenkilkanakku Literature in the 12th Tamil Internet Conference, University of Malaya, Malaysia vol1 :52-53:2013
  8. Published a paper on “Computational Linguistics and Syntactic rules “in the International conference on “The usage of Tamil in Internet” , Department Tamil ,Constituent college of Arts and Science,  Bharathidasan University, Trichy,Vol:2 36-38:2014
  9. Published a paper on “A corpus based approach to Teaching Tamil language in Schools” in the National conference on “Linguistics and its role in Language Teacher Training” , Department of Linguistics, Annamalai University, Chidabaram Trichy,Vol:1 64-66:2014
  10. Published a paper on “Computer Learner Corpora for Teaching Tamil in the Border areas of Tamilnadu in the National seminar on “Evaluvation of Secondary School Language Text books of Border areas” Department of Tamil language and Translation Studies, Dravidian University, Kuppam, Andrapredesh , Vol:1 30-34:2014
  11. Published a paper on “Translations of Sangam Literature in the International seminar on “ Tamil Literature and Literary Theories” Conducted by the Tamil Research Scholars Association, School of Tamil Studies at Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai -625021 on 26th August 2014.
  12. Published a paper on “An Electronic dictionary for Pathinenkilkanakku Literature in the 13th World Tamil Internet Conference Conducted by the INFITT and University of Malaya from 19th September to 21st September, 2014.
  13. Published a paper on “Identification of head words in Sangam Literature“ in the 9th International Conference-Seminar on Tamil Studies Conducted by the University of Malaya from 29th January to 1st February 2015
  14. Published a paper on Issues while developing a Corpus based Tamil – English Bilingual Electronic Dictionary for Modern Tamil in the 14th World Tamil Internet Conference Conducted by the INFITT and SIM University, Singapore from 30th May to 1st June 2015
  15. Published a paper on Issues while developing a Corpus based Tamil – English Bilingual Electronic Dictionary for Modern Tamil in the 14th World Tamil Internet Conference Conducted by the INFITT and SIM University, Singapore from 30th May to 1st June 2015
  16. Published a paper on “Evaluation of Primary School Tamil text books” in the International Conference on Metamohoses of Languages , Literatures and Teaching and Learning of them-Diachronic and Synchronic perspectives organiszed by Bharathiar University in Colloboration with CIIL Mysore from 25th to 26th April 2017.

 

Paper presented

  1. Participated and presented a paper on Developing CALL packages in the sixth Tamilaga Ariviyal  peravai conference held at Avinasilingam Deemed University , Coimbatore  from may 8th to 10th,1998
  2. Participated and presented a paper on Teaching English grammar through computer in the Department seminar, Department of Tamil, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore on  24th Dec1997.
  3. Participated and presented a paper on Convergence of Coimbatore Boyar Telugu in the  5th All India Tamil Linguistics conference held in Bharathiar University, Coimbatore from 8th to9th June 1996.
  4. Participated and presented a paper on Issues in Language Generation for Tamil (joint-paper) in All India Conference of Dravidian Linguistics Association held at International school of Dravidian Linguistics, Thiruvananthapuram from 17th -21st June 1997.
  5. Participated and presented a paper in ‘Patterns of learning errors of Children held at the UGC National Seminar on Applied Lingusitcs and Technology development in Dravidian languages from 27th to 28th April 2001
  6. Participated and presented a paper on POS tagging for Tamil in the UGC National Seminar on Applied Linguistics held at the Department of Linguistics Bharathiar University, Coimbatore from 22nd to 24th November 2006.
  7. Participated and presented a paper on “ Website Localization : with special reference to Tamil ” in the “National Conference on Globalization and Current trends in Linguistic Studies” organized by the Department of Linguistics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore from 24 th to 25th  January 2007.
  8. Participated and presented a paper on Dictionary for Classical Tamil literature in the International Conference in Dravidian Linguistics in honour of  Prof. S.Agesthialingom  held at Dept of Linguistics, Annamalai University, 19th – 21st August 2009.
  9. Participated and presented a paper on Electronic Dictionary for Sangam Literature in the 8th Tamil International Cconference in the University of cologne (Germany) held at from 23rd to 25th October 2009.
  10. Participated and presented a paper on Speech to Text Engine in the Dept of Tamil, University of Madras, Chennai, from 24th to 26th February 2010.
  11. Participated and presented a paper in ‘Vellivithiyarin Mozhi Nadai’ in the one day seminar on stylistics held in the Dept. of Linguistics, School of Tamil Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai from 27th oct 2010.
  12. Participated and presented a paper on Problem while developing concordance for Classical Tamil in the Prof. Agesthialingom memorial seminar held at the school of Indian languages, Tamil University, Thanjavur from 25 to 27th , March,.2010 .
  13. Participated and presented a paper on Problem in Natural Language Processing in the workshop on Natural Language Processing in the Dept. of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, from 3rd to 7th January 2011.
  14. Participated and presented a paper on Identification of Head words in Classical Tamil in the South Asian languages Analysis (SALA) Round table 29 held at CIIL, Mysore, from 6 – 8 January 2011
  15. Participated and presented a paper on Case Assignment in Tamil based on Chomsky’s theory in the International Conference on Recent Advances in Linguistics in the Dept. of Linguistics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore from 10th to 11th March, 2011.
  16. Participated and presented a paper on ‘Reference Materials for Classical Tamil Literature, in the All India University Teachers Association, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai-21 from May 21st to 22nd , 2011
  17. Participated and presented a paper on Corpus based Approaches  to Second Language Teaching in a National seminar on second language  teaching methodology and techniques from  20th to 21st ,Nov , 2011 at Tamil University, Thanjavur.
  18. Participated and presented a paper on Sangam Tamil teaching through Computer in a National seminar on Latest trends in Tamil teaching at Tamil University, Thanjavur.on 16th December 2011
  19. Participated and presented a paper on Issues in developing annotated Corpora for Classical Tamil in a National seminar on New perspectives in Applied linguistics, at Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar from 20th to 23rd ,Dec ,2011.
  20. Participated and presented a paper on Universal Grammar and Second Language Teaching in a National seminar on the role of Grammar in Second language Teaching at KSR College of Arts and Science , Trichengode from 11th to 12th Jan ,2012.
  21. Participated and presented a paper on Evaluation of plus two Tamil Text books in a National seminar on the Evaluation of Higher Secondary Language Text Books at Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai from 23rd to 24th Jan, 2012.

22   Participated and presented a paper on Morphological issues in the preparation of Classical Tamil dictionary in a National seminar on Morphological studies on Classical Tamil at Dravidian University, Kuppam from 2nd to 4th ,Feb ,2012.

23   Participated and presented a paper on Evaluation of web based teaching materials in Tamil in a National seminar on role of Evaluation in teaching Tamil language and literature at Tamil University, Thanjavur from 26th to 27th ,March, 2012.

24   Participated and presented a paper on The Complementizer ‘enRu’ in Tamil in a National seminar on Morphosymtax of Dravidian Languages at Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar from 27th to 28th ,March ,2012.

25   Participated and presented a paper on The Concordance of Sangam Tamil in a National seminar on Lexicography and Classical Tamil at Thiruvalluvar  University , Vellore from 29th to 31st ,March, 2012.

26   Participated and presented a paper on Word Classification in Nannuul in a National seminar on Word Classification in Tamil at Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai -21on March 30th 2012.

27   Participated and presented a paper on ‘Indexes and Classical Tamil dictionary in 43rd All India University Teachers Association Conference, Tamil Sangam, Bangalore from May 19st to 20 , 2012

  1. Participated and presented a paper on ‘Development of Grammar –Word Classificiation in the National seminar on Currents trends in the development of Dravidian Languages, School of Indian Languages , Tamil University, Thanjavur -613010 on January 10th 2013.
  2. Participated and presented a paper on ‘The Influence of Sanskrit words in Tamil in the National seminar on Tamil Dialects through ages, Central Institute of Classical Tamil , Chennai from January 09 to 11  , 2013
  3. Participated and presented a paper on ‘Issues while developing annotated corpora for Sangam Literature in the National seminar on Parts of Speech annotation for Classical Tamil texts Issues and Perspectives , Central Institute of Classical Tamil , Chennai from march 11th to 13th , 2013
  4. Participated and presented a paper on ‘POS tagging on the Sagam Tamil in 44th All India University Teachers Association Conference , Madurai kamaraj University , Madurai May 18tht to 19th , 2013
  5. Participated and presented a paper on ‘An Electronic dictionary for Pathinenkilkanakku Literature in the 12th Tamil Internet Conference , University of Malaya , Malasiya August 15-18 2013
  6. Participated and presented a paper on “Corpus Linguistics and Language Teaching ” in the National conference on “The role of Linguistics and Language Teaching Organized by UGC-SAP-DRS-II-Department of Linguistics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore -46 on 27th January 2014
  7. Participated and presented a paper on “A corpus based approach to Teaching Tamil language in Schools” in the National conference on “Linguistics and its role in Language Teacher Training” , Department of Linguistics, Annamalai University, Chidabaram , 17-18 , March ,2014
  8. Participated and presented a paper on “Computational Linguistics and Syntactic rules “in the International conference on “The usage of Tamil in Internet” , Department of Tamil, Department Tamil , Bharathidasan University Constituent college of Arts and Science, Trichy,March 27,28-2014
  9. Participated and presented a paper on “Signs in Sangam Literature“ in the National seminar on “Communications in Sangam Literature “Department of Communication and Journalism, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai-21, 25-27,March, 2014
  10. Participated and presented a paper on “Translation of Sangam Texts” in the National conference on “Green Translation and Computers”, Department of Linguistics, Annamalai University, Chidabaram , 27-28 , March ,2014
  11. Participated and presented a paper on “Computer Learner Corpora for Teaching Tamil in the Border areas of Tamilnadu in the National seminar on “Evaluvation of Secondary School Language Text books of Border areas” Department of Tamil language and Translation Studies, Dravidian University, Kuppam, Andrapredesh , 29-31 March 2014 ,
  12. Participated and presented a paper on “Issues in Translation of the Classical Tamil Literature to English language in the 42nd All India Conference of Dravidian Linguists held at Dravidian University, Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh from 19th to 21st June 2014.
  13. Participated and presented a paper on “Literaray Translation-Problems and Solution special reference to Classical Tamil Literary texts in the National Seminar on Literary Translation-Problems and Solutions organized by the Department of Tamil,S.T. Hindu College, Nagercoil in Collaboration with Kalluri Asiriyar Kumari Tamil Sangam from 3d July 2014 to 4th July 2014. .
  14. Participated and presented a paper on “Translations of Sangam Literature in the International seminar on “ Tamil Literature and Literary Theories” Conducted by the Tamil Research Scholars Association, School of Tamil Studies at Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai -625021 on 26th August 2014.
  15. Participated and presented a paper on “An Electronic dictionary for Pathinenkilkanakku Literature in the 13th World Tamil Internet Conference Conducted by the INFITT and University of Malaya from 19th September to 21st September, 2014.
  16. Participated and presented a paper on “Electronic Dictionary for Kuruntokai Literature” in the Seminar on “An Index and Compiling Dictionary of Sangam Literature in Electronic Media” Conducted by the Department of Tamil, Bharathidasan University Constitutent College , Trichy in collaboration with Central Institute of Classical Tamil ( CICT), Chennai during 8th, 9th and 10th of January 2015.
  17. Participated and presented a paper on “Identification of head words in Sangam Literature“ in the 9th International Conference-Seminar on Tamil Studies Conducted by the University of Malaya from 29th January to 1st February 2015
  18. Participated and presented a paper on “Syntactic structure of Kuruntokai” in the Syntactic Structure of Classical Tamil organized by the department of Tamil, Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore from 23rd to 25th March 2015.
  19. Participated and presented a paper on Issues while developing a Corpus based Tamil – English Bilingual Electronic Dictionary for Modern Tamil in the 14th World Tamil Internet Conference Conducted by the INFITT and SIM University, Singapore from 30th May to 1st June 2015

 

  1. Participated and presented a paper on “Evaluation of Primary School Tamil text books” in the International Conference on Metamohoses of Languages , Literatures and Teaching and Learning of them-Diachronic and Synchronic perspectives organiszed by Bharathiar University in Colloboration with CIIL Mysore from 25th to 26th April 2017.
  2. Participated and presented a paper on “Corpus and Tamil Language Teaching in Schools” in the National Seminar on Applied Linguistics, organized by the department of Linguisticsl, Annamalai University, Chidabaram from 29th to 30 May 2017.

 

Details of Invited lecture/ Special lecture

  1. Delivered a lecture on Corpus for Modern Tamil in Academic Staff college programme held in the Dept of Tamil, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore on 1th Oct 2010
  2. Delivered a lecture on Syntax and Tamil Teaching in an orientation programme for College teachers who teach Tamil as a Second language, dept. of Linguistics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore on 24th September 2011.
  3. Participated as a resource person in the workshop for the Preparation of Comprehensive Questionnaire for Tribal Studies held at the Dept of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University , Coimbatore from 05th  to 09th Dec, 2011
  4. Delivered a lecture on Teaching Classical Tamil through Computer in the workshop on Classical Tamil – A Multi dimensional view in the Dept. of Tamil Development ,  Madurai on 24th January , 2011.
  5. Delivered a lecture on idaiccol in the workshop on Tolkappiya Aiyvu kaLangaL organized by the Central Institute of Classical Tamil and the Dept of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai-21 from 2nd to 11th Feb 2011
  6. Delivered a lecture on mozhiyiyal adipadaiyil Idaiccol in the workshop on tolkappiya mozivilakka marapugalum pira ilakkanangalum organized by the Central Institute of Classical Tamil and the dept. of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai -21 from 10th to 19th Feb 2012.
  7. Delivered a lecture on Phrase Structures in the workshop on Tamil _POS Tagging organized by the department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj university in collaboration with Linguistic Data Consortium for Indian Languages, CIIL Mysore on 1st-5thMarch 2013.
  8. Delivered a lecture on Computational Linguistics in the Training Cum workshop on Linguistics to the foreign students organized by the department of Linguistics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore on 21st July 2016.
  9. Delivered a lecture on Natural Language Processing in the 15th World Tamil Internet Conference held in Gandhigram Rural University, Dindigul on 9Th September 2016.

 

MEMBERSHIP

   

  • Member, International Forum for Informational Technology for Tamil Member, Kanitamil Sangam
  • Life Member, International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics.
  • Member, Board of Studies , Department of Linguistics, Bharathiar University.
  • Member , Board of Examination, Department of Linguistics, Annamalai University
  • Member , Board of Examination, Department of Linguistics, Bharathiar University

 

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIP

 

  • Merit Scholarship for Ph.D. research work from the Central Institute of Indian Languages,Mysore from September 1994 to September 1996.

 

  • Deputy Coordinator, UGC-SAP Project Phase 1 , School of Tamil Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai from 2011 to 2013.

 

Academic Foreign visits     

          

  • Visited Germany for presenting a paper on Electronic Dictionary for Sangam Literature in the 8th Tamil International Conference in the University of Cologne from 23rd to 25th October 2009.

 

  • Visited Malaysia for presenting a paper on ‘An Electronic dictionary for Pathinenkilkanakku Literature in the 12th Tamil Internet Conference, University of Malaya from August 15 to August 18, 2013

 

  • Visited Malaysia for presentinga paper on “Identification of head words in Sangam Literature “in the 9th International Conference-Seminar on Tamil Studies Conducted by the University of Malaya from 29th January to 1st February 2015

 

  • Visited Singapore for presenting a paper on Issues while developing a Corpus based Tamil – English Bilingual Electronic Dictionary for Modern Tamil in the 14th World Tamil Internet Conference Conducted by the INFITT and SIM University, Singapore from 30th May to 1st June 2015

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

WORKSHOP/SEMINARS/SUMMER INSTITUTE/TRAINING PROGRAMME

 

  1. Participant, National Workshop on Lexicography, PILC, Pondicherry, from 23,1991 to Jan 1,1992
  2. Participant, Training programme in the use of Computer in Lexicography, CIIL, Mysore, from 30.03.1992 to 04.04.1992.

 

  1. Participant, Intensive Course on Natural Language Processing, IIT, Kanpur from 06.1993 to  23.07.1993

 

  1. Participant, International Summer Institute in Syntax, CIEFL from 07.07.1994 to 28.07.1994

 

  1. Participant, UGC Seminar Cum-Workshop on Language Socialization on Primary School Children in Tamil Nadu- An Interdisciplinary Approach, Thanjavur, 27.01.1997 to 31.01.1997.

 

  1. Participated as a resource person in the workshop for the Preparation of Comprehensive Questionnaire for Tribal Studies held at the Dept of Linguistics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore from 05th to 09th Dec, 2011

 

  1. Participated as a resource person in the workshop for the Tamil Speech Validation held at LDCIL, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore from 17-21st November 2014

 

REFRESHER/ORIENTATION COURSES

 

  1. Participant, Orientation course for the newly recruited teachers organized by the UGC-Academic Staff College, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, from 20th Feb 2010 to 19 March 2010.

 

  1. Participant, Refresher course for teachers organized by the UGC-Academic Staff College, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, from 08th May 2013.

 

 

 

Details of Seminars/ Conferences/ Workshops  organized

 

  1. One day seminar on ‘Stylistics’, organized by the Applied Linguistics forum and the Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai on 27th oct 2010.

 

  1. National seminar on ‘Recent Trends in Language Testing’, organized by the Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore and the Dept of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai from 15th to 16th March 2011.

 

  1. National seminar on ‘ Evaluation of Higher Secondary Language Text books’ organized by the central Institute Indian Languages, Mysore and the Dept of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai from 23rd to 24th ,Jan 2012.

 

  1. One day seminar on ‘Word Classification in Tamil’ organized by the Dept. of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University. Madurai-21 on 30th March 2012.

 

  1. Three day workshop on “ Speech Technology for Tamil “ organized by Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai-21 from 19-21 Feb,2014.
  2. Two day seminar on “ Current Trends in Natural Language Processing “organized by Department of Linguistics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai-21 from 27-28 March,2017.

 

 

Academic Extension activities

  1. Conducting many workshops for Tamil teachers and research scholars on Language Technology
  2. Expert committee member, Grant-in-Aid for minor project, Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai , 2007-2008
  3. Conducted many workshops and seminars on Classical Tamil for the students and researcher scholars in all over Tamil Nadu during the period 2006-2010.

Personal Information

Father’s Name     :         R.Kaliannan

Nationality                     Indian

Religion                         Hindu

Community                   Boyar ( MBC)

 

Address     

Assistant Professor

Department of Linguistics

Madurai Kamaraj University

Madurai-21

umarajk@gmail.com

9487223316

umarajk.in

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