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Nizar Habash

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Program Head of Computer Science at NYUAD, Director of the Computational Approaches to Modeling Language (CAMeL) Lab

  • NYUAD Saadiyat Campus, A2-189

    00000 Abu Dhabi

    United Arab Emirates

19982020

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Research Interests

Aritificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, Arabic, Dialects, Computational Morphology, Syntactic Parsing, Machine Translation, Linguistic and Aritificial Intelligence Resource Development. 

Research and Resources are on the Computational Approaches to Modeling Language (CAMeL) Lab page.

Personal profile

Nizar Habash is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). Professor Habash specializes in natural language processing and computational linguistics. Before joining NYUAD, he was a research scientist at Columbia University's Center for Computational Learning Systems. His research includes extensive work on machine translation, morphological analysis, and computational modeling of Arabic and its dialects. Professor Habash has been a principal investigator or co-investigator on over 20 grants. And he has over 150 publications including a book entitled "Introduction to Arabic Natural Language Processing". His website is www.nizarhabash.com.

Publications

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Teaching

Expertise

Aritificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, Arabic Language Processing

 

Education/Academic qualification

Computer Science, PhD, University of Maryland, College Park

Sep 1 1997May 31 2003

Award Date: May 31 2003

Computer Engineering, B.S., Old Dominion University

Jan 1 1992May 31 1997

Award Date: May 31 1997

Linguistics and Languages, B.A., Old Dominion University

Jan 1 1992May 31 1997

Award Date: May 31 1997

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Research Output

Automatic correction and extension of morphological annotations

Eskander, R., Habash, N., Bies, A., Kulick, S. & Maamouri, M., Jan 1 2020, LAW 2013 and ID 2013 - 7th Linguistic Annotation Workshop and Interoperability with Discourse, Proceedings of the Workshop. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 1-10 10 p. (LAW 2013 and ID 2013 - 7th Linguistic Annotation Workshop and Interoperability with Discourse, Proceedings of the Workshop).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Correction annotation for non-native Arabic texts: Guidelines and corpus

Zaghouani, W., Habash, N., Bouamor, H., Rozovskaya, A., Mohit, B., Heider, A. & Oflazer, K., Jan 1 2020, LAW 2015 - 9th Linguistic Annotation Workshop, held in conjuncion with NAACL 2015 - Proceedings of the Workshop. Meyers, A., Rehbein, I. & Zinsmeister, H. (eds.). Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 129-139 11 p. (LAW 2015 - 9th Linguistic Annotation Workshop, held in conjuncion with NAACL 2015 - Proceedings of the Workshop).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The Paradigm Discovery Problem

Erdmann, A., Elsner, M., Wu, S., Cotterell, R. & Habash, N., 2020, In : Proceedings of ACL 2020.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • ADIDA: Automatic dialect identification for Arabic

    Obeid, O., Salameh, M., Bouamor, H. & Habash, N., Jan 1 2019, NAACL HLT 2019 - 2019 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies - Proceedings of the Demonstrations Session. Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 6-11 6 p. (NAACL HLT 2019 - 2019 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies - Proceedings of the Demonstrations Session).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution