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Prof. Fellbaum from Princeton is teaching at Birzeit this Summer

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Professor Christiane Fellbaum

Professor Christiane Fellbaum

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 joint scientific research in collaboration with the institute. She will also be  teaching in the second course of the Summer School in the Faculty of Information Technology from July 27, 2013- August 2, 2013 (i.e. 21 teaching hours). Lectures will be on related topics in Linguistic Ontology, Computational Linguistics, and Natural Language Processing.

In light of the significance of Professor Fellbaum’s participation, Dr. Mustafa Jarrar, the director of Sina Institute highlighted that  “ Fellabum is recognized as a world pioneer in the area of Computational Linguistics and one of the first inventors of the English Ontology (Wordnet), in addition she is one of the Institute’s partners in the SIERA project that is funded by the European Union Programme (FP7). She is a specialist in the area  of  Multi-Lingual and Multi-Cultural Knowledge-Sharing Technologies. With her visit, we look forward to bridge and create further research cooperation between Birzeit University and Princeton University.”

Dr. Abdel Latif Abu Issa , the director of the Summer School, emphasized that “ the summer school is a pedagogical activity conducted annually by Birzeit University and this year will be its sixth year in a row, where international scholars from well-reputable universities and on Advanced Technologies participate in providing summer courses to Bachelor and Master students from various Palestinian Universities.”

It is worth mentioning that Sina Institute has contributed over the past few years in attracting and funding the participations’ of International Scholars in the Summer Schools organized by the University; such as, the participation of Professor David Chadwick from the University of Kent in the UK and Professor Paulo Bouquet from the University of Trento in Italy in the year 2012. And in 2011 the institute funded the participation of Professor Carlo Battini and Professor Gianluigi Viscusi from Milano University in Italy.

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