QCRI gives me a flavor of industrial and academic research at the same time. It’s has quickly turned into a world class organization over the last few years and is growing faster than any other place.
At CRULP, Pakistan, Nadir was involved in PAN Localization project and carried out research and development for local language technologies and its dissemination across masses. Nadir also worked on OSS Localization project for Urdu, where he led a team that localized open source software such as Open Office, web browser and development tools, chatting software, and Linux desktop environment for Urdu. He also worked on the localization of domain names in Urdu.Nadir also worked at STEA, Laos as a project consultant through PAN Localization project. There he was involved in developing localized open source products (such as fonts, editor, spell checker, tokenization) for Lao language.
Nadir Durrani, Hassan Sajjad, Hieu Hoang, Philipp Koehn (2014). Integrating an Unsupervised Transliteration Model into Statistical Machine Translation. In Proceedings of the 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), Gothenburg, Sweden, April
Nadir Durrani, Alexander Fraser, Helmut Schmid, Hieu Hoang, Philipp Koehn (2013). Can Markov Models Over Minimal Translation Units Help Phrase-Based SMT? In Proceedings of the 51st Annual Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL). Sofia, Bulgaria, August
Nadir Durrani, Alexander Fraser, Helmut Schmid (2013). Model With Minimal Translation Units, But Decode With Phrases. In Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL-HLT), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, June.
Nadir Durrani, Helmut Schmid, Alexander Fraser, (2011). A Joint Sequence Translation Model with Integrated Reordering. In Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL-HLT), Portland, Oregon, USA, June.
Nadir Durrani, Hassan Sajjad, Alexander Fraser, Helmut Schmid (2010). Hindi to Urdu Machine Translation Through Transliteration. In Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Uppsala, Sweden, July.
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