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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

19982019

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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

Publications on Google Scholar.

 

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

ADIDA: Automatic Dialect Identification for Arabic

Obeid, O., Salameh, M., Bouamor, H. & Habash, N., Jun 1 2019, Proceedings of the 2019 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Demonstrations). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 6-11 6 p.

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

Adversarial Multitask Learning for Joint Multi-Feature and Multi-Dialect Morphological Modeling

Zalmout, N. & Habash, N., Jul 1 2019, Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Florence, Italy: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 1775-1786 12 p.

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

Adversarial Multitask Learning for Joint Multi-Feature and Multi-Dialect Morphological Modeling

Zalmout, N. & Habash, N., Sep 12 2019. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

A Little Linguistics Goes a Long Way: Unsupervised Segmentation with Limited Language Specific Guidance

Erdmann, A., Khalifa, S., Oudah, M., Habash, N. & Bouamor, H., Aug 1 2019, Proceedings of the 16th Workshop on Computational Research in Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology. Florence, Italy: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 113-124 12 p.

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

A survey of opinion mining in Arabic: A comprehensive system perspective covering challenges and advances in tools, resources, models, applications, and visualizations

Badaro, G., Baly, R., Hajj, H., El-Hajj, W., Shaban, K. B., Habash, N., Al-Sallab, A. & Hamdi, A., May 1 2019, In : ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing. 18, 3, 27.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article