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Google’s Director of Arabic localization Visiting Birzeit University

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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 […]

Interview with Dr. Mustafa Jarrar about the Arabic Ontology Project

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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 […]

Birzeit University won an EU-FP7 project in ICT Industry

Birzeit University won an EU-FP7 project in ICT Industry

English | عربي Sina Institute for Knowledge Engineering and Arabic Technologies at Birzeit University has recently won an EU-FP7 funded project, called MOSAIC, which aims to find areas of cooperation between the ICT industries in the Mediterranean and European countries, and prepare them to participate in EU funding programs, such as Horizon 2020. The grant […]

Sina Institute Participated in the “Palestine for European Research Area” Conference

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English | عربي A team from Sina Institute for Knowledge Engineering and Arabic Technologies at Birzeit University has participated in the final conference of the EU-FP7 funded project PERA (Palestine for European Research Area), which was organized by Palestine Technical University- Kadoorie in Tulkarm, in 22/9/2013. Dr Mustafa Jarrar, the director of Sina Institute​, presented […]

Sina Institute in Jordan for Cooperation with GIZ -linking the ArabicOntology and ArabTerm

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English | عربي Sina Institute for Knowledge Engineering and Arabic Technologies at Birzeit University was invited for a workshop in Amman (15-16/9/2103) to find synergies between Sina’s SIERA and Arabic Ontology projects and GIZ’s Arabterm project that is hosted at the Bureau of Coordination of Arabization in Rebate (ALECSO-Arab League) and the German-Jordanian University. In […]

Prof. Fellbaum Concluded her Visit to Sina Institute

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English | عربي Scientific Cooperation Between Princeton and Birzeit Professor Christiane Fellbaum from Princeton University, U.S.A, visited Birzeit University for an intensive week (from 27th  July to 2nd  August, 2013) to carry out joint research collaboration at Sina Institute, and to teach a course in Computational Linguistics at the 6th International Summer School of the […]

Prof. Fellbaum from Princeton is teaching at Birzeit this Summer

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English | عربي Professor Christiane Fellbaum from Princeton University, U.S.A, will be visiting Sina Institute at Birzeit University this month to conduct joint research and teach at the Summer School organized by the Faculty of Information Technology. Professor Fellbaum’s participation is invited by Sina Institute for Knowledge Engineering and Arabic Technologies, in order to conduct […]

Sina Institute organizes the 2nd Palestinian Symposium on Computational Linguistics and Arabic Content (iArabic’2013)

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English | عربي Sina Institute, in Birzeit University organized the 2nd Palestinian Symposium on “Computational Linguistics and Arabic Content” on April 20, 2013, with the purpose of addressing the latest contributions in multilingual/Arabic language technologies to encourage and develop further research; as well as, enabling and reinforcing cooperation opportunities between researchers in IT, linguistics and […]

Sina Institute’s keynote speech “Writing a Competitive Proposal” at Tempus Info Day

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Sina Institute was invited to give a keynote speech about its success in proposal writing and especially its success in implementing the eGovernement project at the Tempus Information Day, which was organized by Palestine Tempus Office, on 16th of January 2013. 300 academics from Palestinian universities, as well as officials from the EU and Palestinian […]

Master Thesis at Birzeit University on Mapping between the Arabic Ontology and the English WordNet

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Mr. Mohammed Melhem defended his Master thesis under the supervision of Dr. Mustafa Jarrar, and committee members Dr. Bassem Sayrafi and Dr. Hashem Tamimi. The title of the thesis is: Advanced Matching Function towards linking Arabic Ontology with the English WordNet. Mr. Mohammed, who is a researcher at in Sina institute, presented his thesis, illustrating […]

At eAGE’12 conference in Dubai: Europe-Palestine Research Cooperation – Ongoing Projects at Sina Institute at Birzeit University.

At eAGE’12 conference in Dubai: Europe-Palestine Research Cooperation – Ongoing Projects at Sina Institute at Birzeit University.

Sina Institute was invited to present its EU cooperation, during December 12-13, 2012, at the 2nd International conference on Integrating Arab e-Infrastructure in a Global Environment (eAGE’12), held at Zayed University, Dubai,  and organized by the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN). The director of the Sina Institute for Knowledge Engineering and Arabic Technologies, Dr. […]