WINTER SCHOOL 2020

ICFOSS (International Centre for Free and Open Source Software) is an autonomous institution under the Government of Kerala, mandated with the objectives of coordinating FOSS initiatives within kerala as well as linking with the FOSS initiatives in other parts of the world. ICFOSS also strive to promote Kerala as a destination for FOSS based IT work including Open Source Hardware through creating critical mass of trained human resource and by providing mechanism for market interface.
ICFOSS is planning to conduct a 12-day long Women Winter School on Unstructured data analytics & Natural Language Processing (NLP) as an initiative to improve women participation in FOSS communities. It is the second installment of the Women winter school, we conducted last year. Winter School is a part of our effort to improve technical capability and understanding of free software. ICFOSS expects to mould women champions for free software through this process. The school shall focus to provide hands-on experience to boost the capability and potential of the participants.

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Selection criteria

Research Scholars, Teachers, Post Graduate students and Professionals from IT field are the targeted audience of the proposed winter school. The number of seats for the programe is limited to 30. Those who wish to participate in the school should submit their application through the form provided in our website . The resume of the applicant together with a project proposal related to NLP must be attached with the application.
The programme committee will oversee the selection procedure and the final list of participants will be published by the mid of December. The participants are kindly asked to register for the school via the online registration platform. The selection criteria includes screening and scrutiny of application through a panel of members and short-listing based on qualification, experience, area of interests and proposal submitted.

Registration fees

Research Scholars/PG Students :

₹5000

Teachers :

₹7500

Professionals :

₹12000


Syllabus

10 AM to 1 PM

Inauguration Session


Welcome Speech ICFOSS Activities Inauguration by chief Guest Vote of Thanks Keynote Address

1.30 PM to 4.30 PM

Overview of data analytics and NLP


Introduction to the concepts of data analytics and natural language processing

4.30PM to 6.00PM

Team Selection & Project Assignment


Forming groups and assigning project topics to each group

10 AM to 1 PM

Introduction to ML Linear Algebra Review - Probability and Statistics


Dr. Umesh P (Asst Professor, College of Engineering, Aranmula)

1.30 PM to 4.30 PM

Python for NLP and ML


Dr. Umesh P (Asst Professor, College of Engineering, Aranmula)

4.30PM to 6.00PM

Project Lab


Welcome Speech ICFOSS Activities Inauguration by chief Guest Vote of Thanks Keynote Address

10 AM to 1 PM

Neural Networks


Dr. Gopakumar G (Assistant Professor, NIT Calicut)

1.30 PM to 4.30 PM

Case Study


Dr. Gopakumar G (Assistant Professor,NIT Calicut)

4.30PM to 6.00PM

Project Lab


Dr. Gopakumar G (Assistant Professor,NIT Calicut)

10 AM to 1 PM

Data & Data Mining


Prof.Manoj Kumar, IIITMK, Trivandrum

1.30 PM to 4.30 PM

Data Processing – Tools and Techniques


Prof.Manoj Kumar, IIITMK, Trivandrum

4.30PM to 6.00PM

Interactive Session


Welcome Speech ICFOSS Activities Inauguration by chief Guest Vote of Thanks Keynote Address

10 AM to 1 PM

Apache Spark Introduction and Programming


Welcome Speech ICFOSS Activities Inauguration by chief Guest Vote of Thanks Keynote Address

1.30 PM to 4.30 PM

Apache Spark (Hands on)


Introduction to the concepts of data analytics and natural language processing

4.30PM to 6.00PM

Project Lab


Welcome Speech ICFOSS Activities Inauguration by chief Guest Vote of Thanks Keynote Address

10 AM to 1 PM

Introduction to NLP and Computational Linguistics


Dr. Girish Nath Jha (Professor, JNU, New Delhi)

1.30 PM to 4.30 PM

Computational Morphology


Dr. Dipti Misra Sharma ( Professor, IIIT Hyderabad)

4.30PM to 6.00PM

Project Lab


Welcome Speech ICFOSS Activities Inauguration by chief Guest Vote of Thanks Keynote Address

10 AM to 1 PM

Part-Of-Speech Tagging Parsing


Dr. Sobha Lalitha Devi (Member Research Staff Computational Linguistics Research Group, AUK-BC, Chennai)

1.30 PM to 4.30 PM

Named Entity Recognition


Dr. Sobha Lalitha Devi (Member Re12.45 PM to 1.30 PMsearch Staff Computational Linguistics Research Group, AUK-BC, Chennai)

4.30PM to 6.00PM

Project Lab


Welcome Speech ICFOSS Activities Inauguration by chief Guest Vote of Thanks Keynote Address

10 AM to 1 PM

NLTK


Dr. Rajeev R R (Program Head,Language Technology, ICFOSS)

1.30 PM to 4.30 PM

NLTK (Hands on)


Dr. Rajeev R R (Program Head,Language Technology, ICFOSS)

4.30PM to 6.00PM

Project Lab


Welcome Speech ICFOSS Activities Inauguration by chief Guest Vote of Thanks Keynote Address

10 AM to 1 PM

Talent development Program


Welcome Speech ICFOSS Activities Inauguration by chief Guest Vote of Thanks Keynote Address

1.30 PM to 4.30 PM

Open discussion between teams.


Introduction to the concepts of data analytics and natural language processing

4.30PM to 6.00PM

Project Lab


Welcome Speech ICFOSS Activities Inauguration by chief Guest Vote of Thanks Keynote Address

10 AM to 1 PM

Predictive Analytics


Dr.K Satheesh Kumar, University of Kerala, Karyavattom Campus

1.30 PM to 4.30 PM

Clustering


Dr. K Satheesh Kumar, University of Kerala, Karyavattom Campus

4.30PM to 6.00PM

Project Lab


Welcome Speech ICFOSS Activities Inauguration by chief Guest Vote of Thanks Keynote Address

10 AM to 1 PM

Discriminant Analysis


Dr.Amithava Das

1.30 PM to 4.30 PM

SVM Performance metrics


Dr.Amithava Das

4.30PM to 6.00PM

Project Lab


Welcome Speech ICFOSS Activities Inauguration by chief Guest Vote of Thanks Keynote Address

10 AM to 1 PM

Project Presentation


Welcome Speech ICFOSS Activities Inauguration by chief Guest Vote of Thanks Keynote Address

1.30 PM to 6.00 PM

Feedback Session Valedictory Function & Certificate Distribution


Introduction to the concepts of data analytics and natural language processing


6-18 Jan 2020

ICFOSS,Swatantra

Ground Floor,South Pavillion ,Sports Hub,Karyavattom, Thiruvananthapuram

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