Computational Linguistics

The Computational Linguistics sector is concerned with creating linguistic resources and related computer applications that aim at automated processing of the Arabic language in understanding and production; to compete with other languages in this field.

The sector, through the projects it works on, aims to:

  1. Build and develop linguistic resources of all kinds and levels, such as language corpora, electronic dictionaries, meanings networks, and others.

  1. Encourage research in the field of computing the Arabic language and developing its use and dissemination.

  1. Develop techniques that serve the Arabic language in use, analysis, understanding and production.

  1. Produce joint research with research bodies interested in the Arabic language and its computer applications.