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   Dr. Partha Pakray
   Personal Information
   Contact Information
   Academic Information
   Administrative Responsibility
   Student and Research Scholar
   Paper Published
   Project Information
   Awards/Recognition Information
   Training/Conferences/Short Term Courses Attended
   Training/Conferences/Short Term Courses Conducted
Research Area :
Natural Language Processing, Textual Entailment, Question Answering, Answer Validation, Question Generation, Information Retrieval, and Artificial Intelligence
Courses Taught
UG Courses Microprocessor Based System (5th Semester), Data Base Management System (5th Semester, 2014-15), Natural Language Processing (7th Semester, 2014-15), System Programming (4th Semester, 2015-2016), Artificial Intelligence (6th Semester, 2015-16)
PG Courses 1. Natural Language Processing (PhD Coursework, Feb-June, 2017) (PhD Coursework, July-Nov, 2015) 2.Machine Learning (PhD Coursework, Feb-June, 2016)
Personal Information
Name Dr. Partha Pakray
Designation Assistant Professor (HOD)
Department Computer Science and Engineering
URL http://www.parthapakray.com
Date of Joining -
Contact Information
Email Address partha.cse@nitmz.ac.in
Phone [Mobile] -
Academic Information
Degree/Diploma Description year subject
1 B.E. / B.Tech.   Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College, Jalpaiguri, India 2004 Computer Science & Engineering
2 M.E. / M.Tech.   Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India 2007 Computer Science & Engineering
3 Ph.D.   Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India 2013 Computer Science & Engineering
Administrative Responsibility
Topic Description
1 Head of the Department Feb, 2015 to now
Student and Research Scholar
Degree Topic Name From To
1 Ph.D.   Math Information Retrieval from Scientific Documen Amarnath Pathak 01/03/2017 To Present
Paper Published
 
1 Goutam Majumder, Partha Pakray, Zoramdinthara, Alexander Gelbukh. "Multiword Expressions (MWE) for Mizo Language: Literature Survey", 17th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics, April 3–9, 2016, Konya, Turkey [ACCEPTED] [2016]    APRIL  2016     


2 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]    SEPT  2016     


3 Goutam Majumder, Partha Pakray and Alexander Gelbukh. "SEMANTIC TEXTUAL SIMILARITY BASED ON uni-gram LANGUAGE MODEL AND LEXICAL TAXONOMY", Computación y Sistemas (CyS), [ACCEPTED]. [2016]    SEPT  2016     


4 Sandeep Kumar Dash, Partha Pakray and Alexander Gelbukh. "Natural Language Text to Virtual Action", Computación y Sistemas [ACCEPTED] [2016]    OCT  2016     


5 Sandip Sarkar, Dipankar Das, Partha Pakray and Alexander Gelbukh, "JUNITMZ at SemEval-2016 Task 1: Identifying Semantic Similarity Using Levenshtein Ratio", In the proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval-2016), co-located with the 2016 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies (NAACL-HLT’2016), June 16-17, 2016 San Diego, California, USA.    JUN  2016     


6 Santanu Pal, Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh, Josef Van Genabith, "Mining parallel resources for machine translation from comparable corpora." Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing. Springer International Publishing, 2015. 534-544. [2015]    APRIL  2015     


7 Rohini Basak, Sudip Kumar Naskar, Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh. Recognizing Textual Entailment by Soft Dependency Tree Matching. Computación y Sistemas, ISSN 1405-5546, Vol. 19, No. 4, 2015, pp. 685–700. doi: 10.13053/CyS-19-4-2331. [2015]    OCT  2015     


8 Santanu Pal, Partha Pakray, and Alexander Gelbukh, "How Textual Entailment Can Help Corpus-based Machine Translation", at 14th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (MICAI), October 25 to 31, 2015, Cuernavaca (near Mexico City), Mexico. (ACCEPTED) [2015]    OCT  2015     


9 Partha Pakray, Arunangshu Pal, Goutam Majumder, Alexander Gelbukh. Resource Building and Parts-of-Speech (POS) Tagging for Mizo Language. 14th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, MICAI 2015. IEEE CS, ISBN 978-1-5090-0323-5, 2016, pp. 3–7 [2015]    OCT  2015     


10 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     


11 Partha Pakray, "Yamraj: Binary-class and Multi-class based Textual Entailment System for Japanese (JA) and Chinese Simplified (CS)", Proceedings of the 11th NTCIR Conference, Pp. 298-303 December 9-12, 2014, NII, Tokyo, Japan.      2014     


12 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     


13 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     


14 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     


15 Partha Pakray. "Text Grouping using Textual Entailment", In International Journal of Computer Science and Mobile Computing, ISSN 2320–088X, Vol.3 Issue.6, June- 2014, pg. 528-534.      2014     


16 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     


17 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     


18 Partha Pakray and Pinaki Bhaskar, "Transliterated Search System for Indian Languages", In Proceedings of the Fifth Forum for Information Retrieval Evaluation 2013 (FIRE '13), New Delhi, India, 4 - 6 December, 2013.      2013     


19 Pinaki Bhaskar, Partha Pakray, "Automatic Evaluation of Summary using Textual Entailment",In Proceedings of the Student Research Workshop associated with The 9th International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2013), 9–11 September, 2013 Hissar, Bulgaria, Pp. 30-37      2013     


20 Somnath Banerjee, Pinaki Bhaskar, Partha Pakray, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) Answering System for Entrance Examination.", Question Answering System for QA4MRE@CLEF 2013. CLEF 2013 Workshop on Question Answering For Machine Reading Evaluation (QA4MRE). CLEF 2013 Evaluation Labs and Workshop Online Working Notes, ISBN 978-88-904810-5-5, ISSN 2038-4963, Valencia - Spain, 23 - 26 September.      2013     


21 Pinaki Bhaskar, Somnath Banerjee, Partha Pakray, Samadrita Banerjere, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "A Hybrid Question Answering System for Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)", Question Answering System for QA4MRE@CLEF 2013. CLEF 2013 Evaluation Labs and Workshop Online Working Notes, ISBN 978-88-904810-5-5, ISSN 2038-4963, Valencia - Spain, 23 - 26 September.      2013     


22 Partha Pakray, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "Binary-class and Multi-class based Textual Entailment System", NTCIR-10: The 10th NTCIR Workshop Meeting "Evaluation of Information Access Technologies: Information Retrieval, Question Answering, and Cross-Lingual Information Access". RITE-2 competition: Recognizing Inference in TExt@NTCIR-10. National Institute of Informatics (NII), National Center of Sciences, June 18-21, 2013, NII, Tokyo, Japan.      2013     


23 Partha Pakray, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "Applications of Textual Entailment", In ECIR 2013 – Doctoral Consortium, Doctoral Consortium is associated with the 35th European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2013), March 24, 2013, Moscow, Russia, Pp. 34-39.      2013     


24 Partha Pakray, Utsab Barman, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "Semantic Answer Validation using Universal Networking Language", In International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technologies (IJCSIT), ISSN 0975 - 9646,PP. : 4927 - 4932, VOLUME 3 ISSUE 4 July- August      2012     


25 Partha Pakray, Snehasis Neogi, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "Lexical Based Language Independent Cross-lingual Textual Entailment System", 11th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, October 27 - November 4, 2012, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer.      2012     


26 Partha Pakray, Snehasis Neogi, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "Recognizing Textual Entailment in Non-English Text via Automatic Translation into English", 11th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, October 27 - November 4, 2012, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Springer. Advances in Computational Intelligence, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Volume 7630, 2013, pp 26-35.      2012     


27 Partha Pakray, Pinaki Bhaskar, Somnath Banerjee, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "An Automatic System for Modality and Negation Detection", CLEF 2012 Workshop on Question Answering For Machine Reading Evaluation (QA4MRE). CLEF 2012 Labs and Workshop. Notebook Papers. 17-20 September 2012, Rome, Italy.      2012     


28 Pinaki Bhaskar, Partha Pakray, Somnath Banerjee, Samadrita Banerjee, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "Question Answering System for QA4MRE@CLEF 2012", CLEF 2012 Workshop on Question Answering For Machine Reading Evaluation (QA4MRE). CLEF 2012 Labs and Workshop. Notebook Papers. 17-20 September 2012, Rome, Italy.      2012     


29 Snehasis Neogi, Partha Pakray, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh: "JU_CSE_NLP: Language Independent Cross-lingual Textual Entailment System", (*SEM) First Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics, Collocated with NAACL-HLT 2012, June 7-8, Montreal, Canada.      2012     


30 Snehasis Neogi, Partha Pakray, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, Alexander Gelbukh: "JU_CSE_NLP: Multi-grade Classification of Semantic Similarity between Text Pair", (*SEM) First Joint Conference on Lexical and Computational Semantics, Collocated with NAACL-HLT 2012, June 7-8, Montreal, Canada.      2012     


31 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     


32 Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, "Answer Validation using Textual Entailment", 12th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics, February 20 to 26, 2011, Lecture Notes in Computer Science N 6609, ISSN 0302-9743, Springer, 2011, pp. 359-364      2011     


33 Partha Pakray, Utsab Barman, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "A Statistics-Based Semantic Textual Entailment System", 10th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, November 26 - December 4, 2011, Puebla, Mexico. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence N 7094, ISSN 0302-9743, Springer, 2011, p. 267-276.      2011     


34 Partha Pakray "Answer Validation using Textual Entailment", In Proceedings of Natural Language Processing and Information Systems - 16th International Conference on Applications of Natural Languageto Information Systems, NLDB 2011, Volume. 6716, ISBN 978-3-642-22326-6, pp. 324-329, Alicante, Spain, June28-30.      2011     


35 Partha Pakray, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "Answer Validation System through Textual Entailment and Universal Networking Language", Miguel Gonzalez Mendoza, Oscar Herrera Alcantara (Eds.). Proceedings of the Doctoral Consortium at the 10th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, MICAI-2011, November 28, 2011, Puebla, Mexico.ISBN 978-607-95367-4-9.      2011     


36 Partha Pakray, Snehasis Neogi, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, Alexander Gelbukh, "A Textual Entailment System using Web based Machine Translation System.", NTCIR-9: The 9th NTCIR Workshop Meeting "Evaluation of Information Access Technologies: Information Retrieval, Question Answering, and Cross-Lingual Information Access". RITE competition: Recognizing Inference in TExt@NTCIR9. National Institute of Informatics (NII), National Center of Sciences, Tokyo, Japan. December 6-9.      2011     


37 Partha Pakray, Snehasis Neogi, Pinaki Bhaskar, Soujanya Poria, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, Alexander Gelbukh, "A Textual Entailment System using Anaphora Resolution", System Report. Text Analysis Conference Recognizing Textual Entailment Track (TAC RTE) Notebook, November 14-15, 2011, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA      2011     


38 Partha Pakray, Pinaki Bhaskar, Somnath Banerjee, Bidhan Chandra Pal, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "A Hybrid Question Answering System based on Information Retrieval and Answer Validation", CLEF 2011 Workshop on Question Answering For Machine Reading Evaluation (QA4MRE). CLEF 2011 Labs and Workshop. Notebook Papers. 19-22 September, Amsterdam. ISBN 978-88-904810-1-7; ISSN 2038-4726. 2011, 16 pp.      2011     


39 Partha Pakray, Snehasis Neogi, Pinaki Bhaskar, Soujanya Poria, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, Alexander Gelbukh, "A Textual Entailment System using Anaphora Resolution", System Report. Text Analysis Conference Recognizing Textual Entailment Track (TAC RTE) Notebook, November 14-15, 2011, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA      2011     


40 Partha Pakray, Snehasis Neogi, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, Alexander Gelbukh, "A Textual Entailment System using Web based Machine Translation System.", NTCIR-9: The 9th NTCIR Workshop Meeting "Evaluation of Information Access Technologies: Information Retrieval, Question Answering, and Cross-Lingual Information Access". RITE competition: Recognizing Inference in TExt@NTCIR9. National Institute of Informatics (NII), National Center of Sciences, Tokyo, Japan. December 6-9.      2011     


41 Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, "A Syntactic Textual Entailment System Using Dependency Parser", Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, Volume Volume 6008/2010, Book Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing, ISBN 978-3-642-12115-9, Pages 269-278.      2010     


42 Partha Pakray, Santanu Pal, Soujanya Poria, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, and Alexander Gelbukh"JU_CSE_TAC: Textual Entailment Recognition System at TAC RTE-6", System Report, Text Analysis Conference Recognizing Textual Entailment Track (TAC RTE) Notebook.      2010     


43 Partha Pakray, Pinaki Bhaskar, Santanu Pal, Dipankar Das, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "JU_CSE_TE: System Description QA@CLEF 2010 - ResPubliQA", CLEF 2010 Workshop on Multiple Language Question Answering (MLQA 2010).      2010     


44 Partha Pakray, Santanu Pal, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay and Alexander Gelbukh, "Automatic Answer Validation System on English Language", In IEEE The 3rd International Conference on Advanced Computer Theory and Engineering (ICACTE 2010), Chengdu, China, 20-22 August 2010, IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1052F-PRT, ISBN:978-1-4244-6539-2, Volume 6, pp. 329-333.      2010     


45 Partha Pakray, Santanu Pal, Soujanya Poria, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, and Alexander Gelbukh"JU_CSE_TAC: Textual Entailment Recognition System at TAC RTE-6", System Report, Text Analysis Conference Recognizing Textual Entailment Track (TAC RTE) Notebook.      2010     


46 Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh, and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, "Textual Entailment and Anaphora Resolution", In IEEE The 3rd International Conference on Advanced Computer Theory and Engineering (ICACTE 2010), Chengdu, China, 20-22 August 2010, IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1052F-PRT, ISBN:978-1-4244-6539-2, Volume 6, pp. 334-336.      2010     


47 Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, "Dependency Parser Based Textual Entailment System", In IEEE The 2010 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Computational Intelligence (AICI'10), IEEE CS, pp. 393-397.      2010     


48 Santanu Pal, Tapabrata Mondal, Partha Pakray, Dipankar Das and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, "QGSTEC System Description – JUQGG: A Rule based approach", In QG2010: The Third Workshop on Question Generation, The Tenth International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS2010), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, June 18, 2010      2010     


49 Santanu Pal, Partha Pakray, Dipankar Das and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, "A Supervised Approach to Identify Semantic Relations from Paired Nominals", In ACL-2010, SemEval 2010 Workshop , Uppsala, Sweden.      2010     


50 Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh and Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, "A Hybrid Textual Entailment System using Lexical and Syntactic Features", In The 9th IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics, (ICCI 2010), pp. 291-295.      2010     


51 Pinaki Bhaskar, Amitava Das, Partha Pakray, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, "Theme Based English and Bengali Ad-hoc Monolingual Information Retrieval in FIRE 2010", In FIRE 2010, Working Notes.      2010     


52 Partha Pakray, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, Alexander Gelbukh, "Lexical based two-way RTE System at RTE-5", System Report, TAC RTE Notebook      2009     


53 Srinivasa Rao Godavarthy, Partha Pakray, Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, "Multilingual Restricted Domain QA System with Dialogue Management”, In proceedings of the Workshop on Cross Lingual Information Access, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2007), 6-12 January 2007,Hyderabad, India, PP. 20-27      2007     


Project Information
 
1 Research Project Sanctioned Scientific Document Retrieval System: Sponsored by DST, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Govt. of India    APRIL  2016     

2 Research Project Sanctioned Title of Research Project: “Textual Instructions to Virtual Actions” Sponsored by: DST-DAAD, Govt. of India    JULY  2016     

Awards/Recognition Information
 
1 Post Doctoral Fellowship Received "ALAIN BENSOUSSAN" FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME, 2012-2013 fellowship of the European Union to work as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway.    AUG  2013     

2 Post Doctoral Fellowship Selected in "ALAIN BENSOUSSAN" FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME, 2014-2015 fellowship of the European Union to work as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Masaryk University, Faculty of Informatics and Institute of Computer Science in Czech Republic. For this Post doctoral call 2014-2015 2nd round received 186 submissions of researchers from all over the world. Among 186 submissions they selected 20 researchers only and I was one of them.    OCT  2014     

Training/Conferences/Short Term Courses Attended
Month Year Training attended Information
1 AUG 2013 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Computer and Information Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway. Duration: Aug 01, 2013 – July 31, 2014
2 OCT 2014 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Informatics Masaryk University (MU), Brno, Czech Republic. Duration: Oct 16, 2014 – Jan 06, 2015
3 MAY 2012 Research Intern at XEROX RESEARCH CENTRE EUROPE (XRCE), France Duration: May 02, 2012 to October 31, 2012 (Six Months)
4 NOV 2011 Research Engineer, National Polytechnique Institute (IPN), CONACYT, Mexico.
Training/Conference/Short Term Courses Conducted
Month Year Training Conductted Information
1 MAR 2016 Course 1: Organized Course "151043K01 : Introduction To Robot Operating System" by Prof. Dr. David Eduardo Pinto Avendaño, BUAP Mexico at NIT Mizoram. Sponsored by GIAN, MHRD, Govt of India
2 AUG 2016 Course 2: Organizing Course "161043K03 : NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AND SENTIMENT ANALYSIS" by Prof. Alexander Gelbukh, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico at NIT Mizoram. Sponsored by GIAN, MHRD, Govt of India
3 FEB 2017 Course 3: Organizing Course "161043K02 : Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing" by Dr. Benoit Favre, Aix-Marseille University (AMU), France at NIT Mizoram. Sponsored by GIAN, MHRD, Govt of India