Dr. Partha Pakray

Dr. Partha Pakray
Dr. Partha Pakray
Email:
 partha@cse.nits.ac.in

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.E. (Computer Science & Engineering) – Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College
  • M.E. (Computer Science & Engineering) – Jadavpur University
  • Ph.D. (Computer Science & Engineering) – Jadavpur University                                                                                                            

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology Silchar (Govt. of India), Regular Position  (Aug, 2018 – now)
  • Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology Mizoram (Govt. of India), Regular Position  (2015-2018)

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Tender Opening and evaluation committee, NIT Silchar, Convener
  • Head of the Department, Dept of Computer Science & Engineering, National Institute of Technology Mizoram (Govt. of India), (Feb, 2015 – June, 2018)
  • International Co-operation Officer,  National Institute of Technology Mizoram (Aug, 2015 – June, 2018)
  • Nodal Officer, Digital India at NIT Mizoram. Organized Digital India Event at NIT Mizoram on July 24, 2015. Media Coverage (Mizo Daily Newspaper): http://www.vanglaini.org/tualchhung/39766                                                                                            

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE & POST DOCTORAL 

  • Guest Researcher, University of Bremen, Germany – Sponsored by DST-DAAD (Govt. of India)
  • Post Doc Fellow, Masaryk University, Czech Republic – Sponsored by ERCIM & MU (European Union)
  • Post Doc Fellow, Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway – Sponsored by ERCIM (European Union)
  • Research Intern, Xerox Research Centre Europe, France – Sponsored by XRCE, France
  • Researcher, CIC-IPN, Mexico – Sponsored by DST-CONACYT (Govt. of India)

AREA OF INTEREST AND SPECIALISATION (INCLUDING RESEARCH AREA)

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Translation
  • Semantic Textual Similarity
  • Text Entailment
  • Question Answering

SUBJECTS TAUGHT (INCLUDING SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING)

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Database Management System
  • Machine Learning

STUDENT GUIDANCE

  • Mr. Nayan Jyoti Bayan, Mr. Sandeep Sarmah, Mr. Prantik Sarmah, Mr. Samannay Mahanta. BTech Thesis Entitled: “Machine Translation from Assamese to English based on Statistical and Neural Networks”, BTech (CSE) 7th Semester at NIT Silchar, 2018 – now. (Ongoing)
  • Mr. Jereemi Benthem, BTech Thesis Entitled: “Machine Translation from English to Mizo Language”, BTech (CSE) at NIT Mizoram, 2017. [Research papers during UG: 04 (including Springer, IEEE with impact factor journal)]. (Completed)
  • Mr. Divyanshu Bhardwaj, BTech Thesis Entitled: “An Approach to Information Retrieval from Scientific Documents“, BTech (CSE) at NIT Mizoram, 2017. [Research papers during UG: 03 (including Springer, IEEE)]. (Completed)
  • Mr. Bikram Das, BTech Thesis Entitled: “Natural Language to Virtual Actions“, BTech (CSE) at NIT Mizoram, 2016.  (Completed)
  • Mr. Prashant Ranjan, BTech Thesis Entitled: “Textual Entailment using Lexical and Syntactic Similarity”, BTech (CSE) at NIT Mizoram, 2016. (Completed)
  • Mr. Priyanshu Kumar, BTech Thesis Entitled: “Textual Entailment using Semantic Similarity”, BTech (CSE) at NIT Mizoram, 2016. (Completed)

I’m looking for undergraduate (BTech any semester), masters (MTech any semester), and Ph.D. students of NIT Silchar to work on Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning and Cyber Security research with me.

Just drop an email parthapakray[-AT-]gmail[-DOT-]com.


INDEX as on 22/09/2018 


REVIEWER – Journals & Conferences 

  • SADHANA (Click Here)
  • Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (TALLIP) (Click Here)
  • Natural Language Engineering (Click Here)
  • 6th International Symposium on Language & Knowledge Engineering (LKE 2018)
  • The Fifteen International Conference on Natural Language Processing (ICON-2018)
  • 3rd International Conference and Workshops on Recent Advances and Innovations in Engineering (ICRAIE-2018)
  • International Conference on Advances in Computing and Data Science (ICACDS 2018)
  • Fourth International Conference on Information Retrieval and Knowledge Management (CAMP’18)
  • Many More … Will update soon.

EXTERNAL EXPERT – INTERNATIONAL

  • Independent External Experts – evaluate the research proposals, COST Association, Avenue Louise 149 1050 Brussels, Belgium.
  • International Expert for Research Project Reviewer for Russian Science Foundation, Russian Science Foundation (RSF).

MEMBERSHIP – PROFESSIONAL BODIES 

  • Computer Society of India (Click Here)
  • The Institution of Engineers (India) (Click Here)
  • ACM membership

Workshop/STTP Attended:

Sl No      Name of the Workshop/STTP Duration & Date Organizing committee / Institution
6 Recent Research Trends & Future Perspective of Machine Learning in Academics & Industry 01-05 Oct, 2018 NIT Silchar
5 “Workshop on Outcome Based Education & Accreditation (WOBEA-2018)” 30th Sept – 1st Oct, 2018 NIT Silchar
4 Design and Deployment of Cyber Physical Systems 17-21 Sept, 2018 NIT Silchar
3  “Recent Advances in Fuzzy Optimization (RAFO-2018) 21-25 May, 2018 NIT Silchar
2 FDP on “Parallel Programming for HPC  11-16 Sept, 2017 IISc Bangalore
1 Workshop on the role of Local Chapters (NPTEL) April 21, 2017 NIT Mizoram

RESEARCH PUBLICATION 

 

|| Journal Articles ||

17 || Amarnath Pathak and Partha Pakray. “Binary Vector Transformation of Math Formula for Mathematical Information Retrieval“, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, a JCR-THOMPSON journal with impact factor of 1.426 (2018) (ACCEPTED)
16 || Sandeep Kumar Dash, Saurav Saha, Partha Pakray and Alexander Gelbukh. “Generating Image Captions Through Multimodal Embedding“, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, a JCR-THOMPSON journal with impact factor of 1.426 (2018) (ACCEPTED)
15 ||  Goutam Majumder, Partha Pakray and David Eduardo Pinto Avendaño. “Measuring interpretability using a token to chunk multi aligner“, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, a JCR-THOMPSON journal with impact factor of 1.426 (2018) (ACCEPTED)
14 || Amarnath Pathak, Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh. “A Formula Embedding Approach to Math Information RetrievalComputación y Sistemas Journal, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2018, pp. 819–833 doi: 10.13053/CyS-22-3-3015, ISSN: 2007-9737. (Scopus, DBLP, Web of Science Emerging Sources Indexed) (Accepted) (2018)
13 || Amarnath Pathak, Partha Pakray. “Neural Machine Translation for Indian Languages, Journal of Intelligent Systems (JISYS), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jisys-2018-0065. [Emerging Sources Citation Index – by Thomson Reuters, Elsevier – SCOPUS, SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.193] [2018]
12 || Amarnath Pathak, Partha Pakray, Jereemi Bentham. “English-Mizo Machine Translation using Neural and Statistical Approaches“, Neural Computing and Applications, Volumes 30, Issues 169, pp 1–17, First Online: 30 June 2018. [SCI Indexed – Impact Factor: 4.213] [2018]
11 || Amarnath Pathak and Partha Pakray“An Improved and Intelligent Boolean Model for Scientific Text Information Retrieval”, Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), Springer Singapore, booktitle Social Transformation — Digital Way, ISSN: 1865-0929, Volume 836, pages 465–476, DOI 10.1007/978-981-13-1343-1_38 [Indexed in SCImago, Scopus indexed] [2018]
10 || Partha Pakray, Goutam Majumder and Amarnath Pathak, “An HMM based POS Tagger for POS tagging of Code-Mixed Indian Social Media Text”, Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), Springer Singapore, booktitle Social Transformation — Digital Way, ISSN: 1865-0929, Volume 836, pages 495–504, DOI 10.1007/978-981-13-1343-1_41 [Indexed in SCImago, Scopus indexed] [2018]
9 || Goutam Majumder, Partha Pakray, and David Eduardo Pinto Avendaño, “Interpretable Semantic Textual Similarity Using Lexical and Cosine Similarity”, Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), Springer Singapore, booktitle Social Transformation — Digital Way, ISSN: 1865-0929, Volume 836, pages 717–732. DOI 10.1007/978-981-13-1343-1_59. [Indexed in SCImago, Scopus indexed] [2018]
8 || Amarnath Pathak, Partha Pakray, Sandip Sarkar, Dipankar Das and Alexander Gelbukh, “MathIRs: Retrieval System for Scientific Documents”, Computación y Sistemas – Thematic issue: Authorship Analysis (Guest editors: M. Montes, L. Villaseñor), Vol 21, No 2, pp. 253–265, ISSN: 2007-9737 [Scopus indexed] [2017]
7 || Sriparna Saha, Ranjita Das, Partha Pakray“Aggregation of multi-objective fuzzy symmetry-based clustering techniques for improving gene and cancer classification”, Soft Computing, ISSN 1433-7479, DOI 10.1007/s00500-017-2865-3, pp. 1-20, 29/10/2017[SCI indexed, Impact Factor 2.472] [2017]
6 || Goutam Majumder, Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh and David Pinto. “ Semantic Textual Similarity Methods, Tools, and Applications: A Survey“, Computación y Sistemas – Thematic Issue: Research Advances and Applications of Evolutionary Computation (Guest Editors: H.J. Escalante, M. Graff), Vol. 20, No. 4, 2016, pp. 647–665 doi: 10.13053/CyS-20-4-2506 doi: 10.13053/CyS-20-3-2450. [Scopus indexed] [2016]
5 || Sandeep Kumar Dash, Partha Pakray and Alexander Gelbukh. “Learning Physiotherapy through Virtual Action“, Computación y Sistemas – Thematic Issue: Natural Language Processing and Computational Linguistics (Guest Editor: Alexander Gelbukh), Vol. 20, No. 3, 2016, pp. 477–482 ISSN 1405-5546 doi: 10.13053/CyS-20-3-2450. [Scopus indexed] [2016][Scopus indexed]
4 || Rohini Basak, Sudip Kumar Naskar, Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh. “Recognizing Textual Entailment by Soft Dependency Tree Matching“, Computación y Sistemas, Vol. 19, No. 4, 2015, pp. 685–700, ISSN 1405-5546, doi: 10.13053/CyS-19-4-2331. [Scopus indexed] [2015]
3 || Pinaki Bhaskar, Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay. “Entailment-based Fully Automatic Technique for Evaluation of Summaries“, Research in Computing Science, An open access research journal on Computer science and computer engineering, ISSN 1870-4069, Vol. 65, pp. 11-23 [2013]
2 || Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay. “Aplicación de la implicación textual en un sistema de la validación de respuestas automáticas (An Application of Textual Entailment Recognition in an Answer Validation System)“, In Spanish, with abstract in English. Research in Computing Science, ISSN 1870-4069, Vol. 62, 2013, pp. 79–94. [2013]
1 || Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, “Textual Entailment using Lexical and Syntactic Similarity.“, In International Journal of Artificial Intelligence & Applications (IJAIA), Vol.2, No.1, January 2011, DOI : 10.5121/ijaia.2011.2104 , pp. 43-58 [2011]
Many More … Will update soon.
|| International Conference/Workshop Papers ||
28 || Sunita Warjri, Partha Pakray, Saralin Lyngdoh, Arnab Kumar Maji, “Khasi Language as dominant Part-Of-Speech (POS) ascendant in NLP“, International Conference on Computational Intelligence & IoT (ICCIIoT) 2018, 14-15 December 2018 National Institute of Technology Agartala, Tripura, India (Index in ELSEVIER-SSRN Digital Library, Scopus). [2018]
27 || Dipanwita Debnath, Partha Pakray and Alexander Gelbukh, “An Abstractive Text Summarization using Recurrent Neural Network“, In 19th International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing (CICLing 2018), March 18 to 24, 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Accepted) [2018]
26 || Riyanka Manna, Dipankar Das, Partha Pakray and Alexander Gelbukh, “Question Answering System on Foods & Recipes“, In 19th International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing (CICLing 2018), March 18 to 24, 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Accepted)[2018]
25 || Amarnath Pathak, Partha Pakray and Alexander Gelbukh, “A Formula Embedding Approach to Math Information Retrieval“, In 19th International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing (CICLing 2018), March 18 to 24, 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Accepted)[2018]
24 || Sandeep Kumar Dash, Saurav Saha, Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh, “Generating Image Captions based on Neural Embeddings“, In 19th International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing (CICLing 2018), March 18 to 24, 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Accepted) [2018]
23 || Amika Achom, Partha Pakray, “Addressing the issue of unavailability of parallel corpus incorporating monolingual corpus on PBSMT system for English to Manipuri translation“, In 19th International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing (CICLing 2018), March 18 to 24, 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam. (Accepted) [2018]
22 || Somnath Banerjee, Partha Pakray, Riyanka Manna, Dipankar Das, “NITMZ-JU at IJCNLP-2017 Task 4: Customer Feedback Analysis“, In Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (IJCNLP), Shared Tasks, pages 180–183, Taipei, Taiwan, November 27 – December 1, 2017. [2017]
21 || Sandip Sarkar, Dipankar Das and Partha Pakray, “JU NITM at IJCNLP-2017 Task 5: A Classification Approach for Answer Selection in Multi-choice Question Answering System“, In Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, Shared Tasks, pages 213–216, Taipei, Taiwan, November 27 – December 1, 2017. [2017]
20 || Sandeep Kumar Dash, Partha Pakray, Jan Smeddinck, Robert Porzel, Rainer Malaka and Alexander Gelbukh, “Designing An Ontology for Physical Exercise Actions“, 18th International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing (CICLing 2017), April 17 to 23, 2017, Budapest, Hungary. (Accepted). [2017]
19 || Divyanshu Bhardwaj, Partha Pakray, and Alexander Gelbukh, “An approach to Information Retrieval from Scientific Documents”, 18th International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing (CICLing 2017), April 17 to 23, 2017, Budapest, Hungary. (Accepted). [2017]
18 || Riyanka Manna, Partha Pakray, Somnath Banerjee, Dipankar Das and Alexander Gelbukh, “CookingQA: A Question Answering System based on Cooking Ontology“, Advances in Computational Intelligence. 15th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, MICAI 2016, Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 23 to 29, 2016. Proceedings, pp 67-78, Part I. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Volume 10061. isbn 978-3-319-62434-1, doi 10.1007/978-3-319-62434-1_6. [2016]
17 || Goutam Majumder, Partha Pakray, “NLP-NITMZ @ MSIR 2016 System for Code-Mixed Cross-Script Question Classification“, In the Working notes of FIRE 2016 – Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation, CEUR-WS.org/Vol-1737, Pages 100-104, Kolkata, India, December 7-10, 2016. [2016]
16 || Sandip Sarkar, Partha Pakray, Dipankar Das and Alexander Gelbukh, “Regression based Approaches for detecting and measuring Textual Similarity“, In The Fourth International Conference on Mining Intelligence and Knowledge Exploration (MIKE), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Pp. 144-152, November 13 – 19, 2016, Center for Computing Research (CIC) of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), Mexico. [2016]
15 || Partha Pakray and Goutam Majumder, “NLP–NITMZ:Part-of-Speech Tagging on Italian Social Media Text using Hidden Markov Model“, In the SHARED TASK ON PoSTWITA – POS tagging for Italian Social Media Texts, EVALITA -2016, Vol-1749, ceur-ws, Napoli, Italy, December 5-7, 2016. [2016]
14 || Divyanshu Bhardwaj, Partha Pakray, Jereemi Bentham, Saurav Saha and Alexander Gelbukh, “Question Answering System for Frequently Asked Questions“, In the SHARED TASK ON QA­4FAQ – Question Answering for Frequently Asked Questions, EVALITA -2016, ceur-ws, Napoli, Italy, December 5-7, 2016. [2016]
13 || Sandip Sarkar, Saurav Saha, Jereemi Bentham, Partha Pakray and Alexander Gelbukh, “NLP-NITMZ@DPIL-FIRE2016:Language Independent Paraphrases Detection“, In the Working notes of FIRE 2016 – Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation, CEUR-WS.org/Vol-1737, Pages 256-259, Kolkata, India, December 7-10, 2016. [2016]
12 || Sandeep Kumar Dash, Partha Pakray, and Alexander Gelbukh, “Generating a Logical Structure for Virtualizing Physiotherapy Instructions through NLP“, Advances in Soft Computing,  pp 513-523. 15th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, MICAI 2016, Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico, October 23 to 29, 2016. Proceedings, Part I. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Volume 10061. [2016]
11 || Jereemi Bentham, Partha Pakray, Goutam Majumder, Sunday Lalbiaknia and Alexander Gelbukh, “Identification of Rules for Recognition of Named Entity Classes in Mizo Language“, In the 15th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (MICAI 2016), October 23–29, Cancún, Mexico. (Will Publish in IEEE) [ACCEPTED] [2016]
10 || Sandeep Kumar Dash, Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh, “Representing action structure through semantic roles of Physiotherapy instructions“, The 20th International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP 2016), INSPEC Accession Number: 16725883, pp. 87-90, DOI: 10.1109/IALP.2016.7875941, 21-23 Nov. 2016, Tainan, Taiwan. [2016]
9 || Goutam Majumder, Partha Pakray, David Pinto, “Semantic Textual Similarity using Modified WordNet Taxonomy using Tri-Gram Language Model“, at The Tenth International Conference on Natural Language Processing (HrTAL2016), Dubrovnik, Croatia, 29 September – 1 October 2016 [ACCEPTED] [2016]
8 || Sandip Sarkar, Dipankar Das, Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh, “JUNITMZ at SemEval-2016 Task 1: Identifying Semantic Similarity Using Levenshtein Ratio“, at Proceedings of SemEval-2016, pages 702–705, San Diego, California, June 16-17, 2016. Association for Computational Linguistics [2016]
7 || Goutam Majumder, Partha Pakray, Zoramdinthara, Alexander Gelbukh, “Multiword Expressions (MWE) for Mizo Language: Literature Survey“, at 17th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics, April 3–9, 2016, Konya, Turkey, Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9623), DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75477-2_45, Print ISBN 978-3-319-75476-5. [2016]
6 || Partha Pakray, Arunangshu Pal, Goutam Majumder and Alexander Gelbukh, Resource Building and POS Tagging for Mizo Language“. IEEE CS, ISBN 978-1-5090-0323-5, 2016, pp. 3–7. [2015]
5 || Santanu Pal, Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh, Josef Van Genabith, “Mining Parallel Resources from Comparable Corpora to improve performance of Machine Translation“, Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 9041, 2015, pp 534-544, April 14-20, 2015, Cairo, Egypt [2015]
4 || Partha Pakray, Petr Sojka, “An Architecture for Scientific Document Retrieval Using Textual and Math Entailment Modules“, in RASLAN 2014: Recent Advances in Slavonic Natural Language Processing, Karlova Studánka, Czech Republic, December 5-7, 2014. [2014]
3 || Partha Pakray, and Alexander Gelbukh, “An Open Domain Causal Relation Detection from Paired Nominal“, in 13th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (MICAI-2014), Nature-Inspired Computation and Machine Learning, Part II, LNAI 8857, pp. 263–271, November 16 to 22, 2014, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico. [2014]
2 || Andre Lynum, Partha Pakray, Bjorn Gamback and Sergio Jimenez, “NTNU: Measuring semantic similarity with sublexical feature representations and soft cardinality“, in Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2014), pages 448–453, Dublin, Ireland, August 23-24, 2014. [2014]
1 || Santanu Pal, Partha Pakray and Sudip Kumar Naskar, “Automatic Building and Using Parallel Resources for SMT from Comparable Corpora“, Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Hybrid Approaches to Translation (HyTra) @ EACL 2014, pages 47–56, Gothenburg, Sweden, April 27 2014. c 2014 Association for Computational Linguistics [2014]
Many More … Will update soon.

 


RESEARCH PROJECT

Sl No Name of the Project Sponsored by Date Duration Place Amount Role Status
1 Textual Instructions to Virtual Actions DST (Govt of India) – DAAD (Germany) 2016-2018 Two Years NIT Mizoram Rs. 18,90,000 PI Completed

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