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SIERA Kick-Off Conference -An FP7 project in multilingual and multicultural knowledge sharing technologies.

SIERA Kick-Off Conference -An FP7 project in multilingual and multicultural knowledge sharing technologies.

As a coordinator and grant holder, Birzeit University has recently launched “SIERA”, a project with a budget of half a million euros (funded by the EU FP7 program), in the field of multilingual and multicultural knowledge sharing technologies. The kick-off ceremony took place on the 24th of November 2011, and was in the presence of […]

جامعة بيرزيت تستضيف مدير التّعريب في جوجل.

جامعة بيرزيت تستضيف مدير التّعريب في جوجل.

English | عربي استضافت جامعة بيرزيت المدير لقسم الخدمات اللّغوية والتّعريب في شركة جوجل الدكتور فائق عويس، الذي  ألقى  في الجامعة محاضرةً عامّةً حول المحتوى العربي الرقمي. وزار أيضاً معهد ابن سينا للتّقنيات العربيّة من أجل بحث سبل التّعاون المشترك في مواضيع بحثيّة وتطويريّة تخدم الّلغة العربيّة والثّقافة الفلسطينية. وقد نَظّم هذه الزيارة نادي جوجل […]

PalGov team visits the General Personnel Council

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A team from the Palestinian e-Government Academy met the Minister Moussa Abu Zeid, President of the General Personnel Council Tuesday the 13th of December, at the headquarter of the Council in the presence of senior officials from the council. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss means of joint coordination for following up and […]

A Workshop in PITA to Discuss the Palestinian E-Government Academy Project

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PITA – The Palestinian Information Technology Association for companies hosted an event on 11/12/2011 that was attended by representatives of the Palestinian Private Sector, Academics, and representatives from many Ministries, to discuss the Palestinian E-Government Academy project. The meeting was moderated by Mrs. Heda Al Saqqa – Membership Manager in PITA, who talked about the […]

Sina Institute Wins an EU FP7-Funded Project ‘SIERA’

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فازت جامعة بيرزيت بمشروع “سيرة” الممول من (إف بي 7) بقيمة نصف مليون يورو في مجال الإشكالات اللغوية والثقافية في نشر المعرفة الرقمية.
تأتي أهمية هذا المشروع ليس فقط في مضمونه، بل كونه أول مشروع (إف بي 7) تفوز به الجامعة كمنسق ومدير للمشروع، مما يسهل حظوظ الجامعة في الفوز بمشاريع أوروبية مماثلة مستقبلاً، حيث تعتبر (إف بي 7) إحدى أهم البرامج البحثية التي يمولها الاتحاد الأوروبي.

Workshop on “Arabic Language in between Automation and Philosophy at Birzeit University”

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اللغة العربية بين الأتمتة والفلسفة في جامعة بيرزيت The Arabic language is currently being investigated from various points of view at Birzeit University. There are currently four main parties that are researching Arabic from the aspects of logic, philosophy and computation.

SIERA Launching in the News

SIERA Launching in the News

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The Arabic Ontology presented in Tunis at the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALESCO)

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In an invited talk, Dr. Mustafa Jarrar presented the Arabic Ontology at the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (AlESCO) for their “Experts Meeting on Arabic Ontologies and Semantic Networks“ that was held in Tunis on 26 – 28 July, 2011. The meeting was attended by a number of high profile Arab experts from Tunis, […]

An Estonian Delegation visits the Palestinian e-Government Academy Project at Sina Institute

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As part of the Estonian–Palestinian governmental cooperation program coordinated by the Palestinian Ministry of Telecom and IT, a delegation from the Estonian e-Government Academy visited the Palestinian e-Government Academy Project at Sina Institute on Monday, the 12th of September. Among the Estonian delegation was Dr. Arvo Ott, the executive director of the Estonian e-Government Academy […]

The Minister of Telecommunications & IT Releases the Palestinian Interoperability Framework

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Under the auspices of his Excellency Dr. Mashhoor Abu Dakka, minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology, the Palestinian e-Government Interoperability Framework “Zinnar” was released in a dedicated workshop with the participation of all ministries and governmental institutions in addition to the Palestinian private sector. Zinnar (http://zinnar.pna.ps) was developed by six ministries and governmental institutions: Ministry […]

Professors Batini and Viscusi Participate in the First Course of the International Information Technology Summer School

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The IT Faculty in Birzeit University concluded its first course of the International IT Summer School, which is being held for the fourth consecutive  year, with the participation of local and international university professors in advanced topics in the field of technology. The International IT Summer School targets students in their final year in the […]

Special Issue: Knowledge Management & e-Human Resources

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It is widely recognized that knowledge management (KM) can provide an organization with the capability to understand customers’ needs, effectively extract new ideas from suppliers and customers alike, and turn them into innovative products and services.  Read more »

Sina Institute wins an Italian-funded project on the Interoperability of e-Governmental services

Sina Institute wins an Italian-funded project on the Interoperability of e-Governmental services

In cooperation with the University of Milano-Bicocca, Sina Institute at Birzeit University has been notified of the approval of a project entitled: “Interoperability of e-Governmental services”. The project is funded by the Italian government under the CooperLink program.  Read more »

Workshop on Security and Legal Matters for e-Governments

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The Palestinian e-Government Academy hosted a workshop about advanced topics in Security and Legal issues for e-Governments. ضمن إطار مشروع الحكومة الالكترونية وبالتعاون بين أكادمية الحكومة الاكترونية الفلسطينية  في جامعة بيرزيت ووزارة الإتصالات، عقدت ورشة عمل لمدة يومين في الجامعة  يوم الأربعاء والخميس 2-3 تشرين ثاني 2011، وذلك للتعريف بالحكومة، وإلقاء الضوء حول أمن وقانون المعلومات […]

Sina members presented an article at ALTIC’11 Conference

Sina members presented an article at ALTIC’11 Conference

As part of  Wojood project , Prof. Adnan Yahya presented an article at the ALTIC’11 titled “Tools For Arabic People Names Processing And Retrieval, A Statistical Approach” . The ALTIC’11 (Arabic Language Technology International Conference) which was held in Bibliotheca Alexandrina (B.A.), Alexandria, Egypt- October 9-10, 2011. Paper Abstract — Arabic web content has been rapidly […]

The IT-Laws Team at Sina Visiting University of Namur, in Belgium

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The IT-laws team at Sina in the Palestinian e-Government Academy visited the University of Namur in Belgium, which is a PalGov activities. The visit lasted 12 days (from 6/6/2011 to 17/6/2011) and involved several lectures and meetings with e-Government and Legal Informatics experts and practitioners from academia and the public sector. During the visit, several professors at […]

Interoperability Team Visiting STARLab at Vrije University Brussel, in Belgium

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A team from the Palestinian e-Government Academy visited STARLab at Vrije University Brussel in Belgium, as part of PalGov activities funded by TEMPUS. The visit lasted 8 days (from 16/6/2011 to 23/6/2011). During the visit, several researchers from STARLab presented the courses and exercises given by the teaching staff of the VUB in relation to the PalGov […]

Wojood presented an article at Innovations’11 Conference

Wojood presented an article at Innovations’11 Conference

As part of  Wojood project , Ali Salhi presented an article “Enhancement Tools for Arabic Web Search: A Statistical Approach” at Innovations’11 titled “The Seventh International Conference in Innovation in Information Technology” , which was held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates , April 25-27,2011. Paper Abstract —The Arabic web content is growing rapidly and […]

Zinnar Presented at SIMPDA’11 Conference

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Dr. Mustafa Jarrar presented an article “Ontology-based Data and Process Governance Framework – The Case of e-Government Interoperability in Palestine”  at the First International Symposium on Data-Driven Process Discovery and Analysis, SYMPDA’11 ,which was held in Campione, Italy. June 30, 2011. This research was partally funded by both projects the GovSeer and Palestinian eGovernment Academy Zinnar: The […]

The 4th International Information Technology Summer School, at Birzeit University

The 4th International Information Technology Summer School, at Birzeit University

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