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SMART Multilingual Guide in Bethlehem, By Sina InstituteSMART Multilingual Guide in Bethlehem, By Sina Institute

English | عربي     Sina Institute at Birzeit University, with the Centre for Cultural Heritage Preservation (CCHP) and University of Trento from Italy through its spin-off company OKKAM s.r.l, have deployed an innovative and pioneering electronic tourist guide for heritage sites in Bethlehem, using QR technologies. The initiative is part of the EU FP7 funded SIERA Read more »

Prof. Nizar Habash, Adjunct Professor at Sina Institute – Birzeit UniversityProf. Nizar Habash, Adjunct Professor at Sina Institute – Birzeit University

English | عربي Prof. Nizar Habash, a world-class scientist in the field of natural language processing, was recently appointed as an adjunct associate professor as Sina Institute for Knowledge Engineering and Arabic Technologies, at Birzeit University. Prof Habash will be involved research project and academic activities at Sina institute and the faculty of information technology.   Prof. Read more »

Sina Institute organized the 3rd Palestinian Symposium on Computational Linguistics and Arabic Content, iArabicSina Institute organized the 3rd Palestinian Symposium on Computational Linguistics and Arabic Content, iArabic

English | عربي Sina Institute for Knowledge Management and Arabic Technologies organized the 3rd Palestinian Symposium on Computational Linguistics and Arabic Content, iArabic, on April 12th. Dr Safa’a Nasser Eldin, the minister of the Palestinian Telecommunication and Information Technology Ministry, inaugurated the symposium, with the participation of many researchers of various Palestinian universities, institutes and companies, Read more »

Sina Institute organized a workshop on proposal writing skills and The European Horizon 2020 ProgramSina Institute organized a workshop on proposal writing skills and The European Horizon 2020 Program

English | عربي Sina Institute for Knowledge Engineering  and Arabic Technologies organized a workshop on proposal writing skills and the new European research funding program, Horizon 2020, on Wednesday April 2nd. The workshop was presented by highly experienced professionals in managing EU funded projects; Mr. Ruben Riestra from Spain, the evaluator and consultant for many EU Read more »

Estonian Professor visited Sina Institute and Faculty of Law at Birzeit University  to discuss joint cooperation opportunities.Estonian Professor visited Sina Institute and Faculty of Law at Birzeit University to discuss joint cooperation opportunities.

English | عربي Dr. Katrin Nyman-Metcalf, the  chair of Law and Technology Department at the Law Faculty in Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia, and the consultant at the Estonian e-Governance Academy, visited Sina Institute and Faculty of Law at Birzeit University  to discuss joint cooperation opportunities. Dr. Metcalf first met Dr. Khalil Hindi the president Read more »

The 3rd Palestinian Symposium on Computational Linguistics and Arabic ContentThe 3rd Palestinian Symposium on Computational Linguistics and Arabic Content

People who are interested to contribute to the Symposium are encouraged to submit a short abstract (300-600 words) to sina@birzeit.edu by 1/4/2014. Submissions can be research-oriented, applications and use cases, or problem specification. Welcoming work in progress and not only completed work. The best submissions will be then selected for presentation. All abstracts and presentations will Read more »

Master Thesis defended Birzeit University on Constructing the Top Levels of the Arabic Ontology.Master Thesis defended Birzeit University on Constructing the Top Levels of the Arabic Ontology.

English | عربي A master thesis “On Constructing the top levels of the Arabic Ontology” was defended in Thursday (13/2/2014) by Ms. Rana Rishmawi, which was under the supervision of Dr. Mustafa Jarrar, and committee members Dr. Bassem Sayrafi, Dr. Mahdi Arar, and Dr. Mudar Qassis. The Arabic Ontology is a classification of the concepts Read more »

Sina Institute Organized a Discussion Panel on Cross-Lingual Mapping Semantics at the 7th Global WordNet conference, in Tartu, EstoniaSina Institute Organized a Discussion Panel on Cross-Lingual Mapping Semantics at the 7th Global WordNet conference, in Tartu,

Sina Institute, in cooperation with its SIERA partners (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences (BBAW) and University of Milano-Bicocca (UniMiB)) have organized a discussion panel on Cross-Lingual Mapping Semantics at the 7th Global WordNet conference, in Tartu, Estonia in January 25th, 2014. A refereed article on this topic was also authored and presented at the conference, in Read more »

Google’s Director of Arabic localization Visiting Birzeit UniversityGoogle’s Director of Arabic localization Visiting Birzeit University

English | عربي The director of language services and Arabic localization at Google, Dr. Fayeq Owies, visited Birzeit University to give a lecture on the Arabic digital content, and discuss possible joint cooperation with Sina Institute for Knowledge Engineering and Arabic Technologies. The visit has been organized by Google ambassadors club at Birzeit University, in collaboration Read more »

Interview with Dr. Mustafa Jarrar about the Arabic Ontology ProjectInterview with Dr. Mustafa Jarrar about the Arabic Ontology Project

Ms. Iman Daloul – a researcher from the Islamic University  - Gaza , conducted an interview with Dr. Mustafa Jarrar, the director of Sina Institute – Birzeit University about the Arabic Ontology project حوار مسجّل مع الدّكتور مصطفى جرّار حول مشروع الانطولوجيا العربيّة أجرت الأستاذة الباحثة إيمان صبحي دلّول من الجامعة الإسلاميّة في غزة حواراً Read more »
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