Monday, March 8, 2010

Open Source Seminar Series: NLTK and GNU build system (20th March 2010)

CDAC Mumbai, Kharghar centre, has been conducting a series of lecture demos to introduce you to the wide range of high quality software available in open source. This months seminars include:

1] NLTK - NLTK [Natural Language Processing Toolkit] is a complete Open Source suite of Python modules, linguistic data and documentation for research and development in Natural Language Processing. It provides utilities for many NLP tasks like chunking, stemming and parsing to name a few. It is a useful tool for students, professionals and researchers interested in Natural Language Processing and is widely used by NLP community all over the world.


2] GNU Build System - The GNU build system provides an environment to a computer programmer that helps them make their software/packages portable across platforms (at least for Unix-like operating systems). It also makes the build process easier for the user, allowing him/her to use just a small set of commands to build the software/package from its source code and install it.

When: Saturday,  20th March 2010.  09:30 am to 12:30 pm


Last date to register: March 17th, 2010

Registration fee: Rs. 200/- per participant. To register, please mail to the address below, giving your name, institution, contact address (including email and phone), and a local cheque/ DD for the fee.


Course Administration, CDAC (formerly NCST),
Raintree Marg, Near Bharati Vidyapeeth Engg. College,
Opp. Kharghar Railway Station,
Sector 7, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai 400614, India.
(5 minutes walk from Kharghar Railway station.)

Telephone: +91-22-27565303 Telefax: +91-22-27560004

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