الورشة الأولى حول اللسانيات الحاسوبية وتطبيقاتها على اللغة العربية

The 1st Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Applications on Arabic (WCLAA 2017)


Workshop organizer

Computational Linguistics Department, CRSTDLA

Workshop Chair

Dr. Mourad Abbas, Research director, CRSTDLA, Algeria.


Invited Speakers

Dr. Mohamed Afify

Researcher, Microsoft, Cairo.


Prof. Djamel Bouchaffra

Researcher, Center for Advanced Technologies Research, Algeria.

Aims and scope

The first workshop on Computational linguistics and its applications to Arabic WCLAA 2017 aims to highlight the role of computational linguistics in promoting the use of Arabic in all aspects of modern life. This can be achieved by addressing a number of topics that concern theoretical and practical aspects dealing with Arabic language processing. This workshop focuses on the use of new techniques of speech recognition as well as optical identification techniques, including Arabic OCR, and many other topics:

  • Speech recognition
  • Automatic diacritization
  • Machine translation
  • Applications on smartphones
  • Electronic dictionaries
  • Speech synthesis
  • Arabic OCR
  • Text categorization
  • Corpus Linguistics

Organizing Committee

  • M. Abbas
  • F. Zarmane
  • D. Megtouf
  • M. A. Cherif
  • N. Chohra
  • D. Seddour

Program Committee

  • Mourad Abbas, Algeria
  • Mohamd Afify, Egypt
  • Daoud Berkani, Algeria
  • Djamel Bouchaffra, Algeria
  • Fatiha Merazka, Algeria
  • Mhania Guerti, Algeria

Workshop Venue

The workshop will be held at "Maison de la Science " at the University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algiers.