Manama: The growing importance to the Arabic language in the digital age will figure high on the agenda of a forum in Qatar on enhancing Arabic natural-language processing technologies.
DOHA: Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is presently hosting 20 renowned scientists to discuss how its recently formed Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) can take a proactive role in enhancing Arabic natural language processing technologies.
The new Qatar Computing Research Institute, which opened its doors in October, took part in the Qatar Foundation’s first annual Research Forum in Doha this week, to discuss research programs and initiatives undertaken by national stakeholders, universities, international partners and multinational companies.
The Qatar Foundation (QF) has announced that the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) is now up and running and is recruiting researchers.
The institute, an initiative by QF’s Research Division and one of three research hubs that will form the Qatar Research Institute (QRI), will be looking to “shake computer science” using Arab scientists from labs around the world, said Dr Ahmed Elmagarmid, QCRI director.
The Qatar Computing Research Institute is up, running, and recruiting researchers, an official from Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development announced today.
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