Computational Linguistics, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Language
Technology in general.
Corpus Linguistics, Data Science, Part of Speech Annotation, Syntactic/Dependency
Parsing, and related areas.
Language Typology, Language Documentation, Language
Policy and Planning, General Linguistics.
Current Institutional Responsibilities
Assistant Director (Admin) / Head
of Administration (Since August 1, 2016 till date)
Officer in-Charge, Linguistic
Data Consortium for Indian Languages (LDCIL), Since May 2017 till date)
1. Proceedings of the Third Students’ Conference of Linguistics
in India (SCONLI-3). 2011. ed. with Gibu Sabu M., Parimal Publishers,
2. Indian Language Part-of-Speech Tagset:
Hindi. 2010. Co-authored by Kalika Bali, Monojit Choudhury, Priyanka Biswas, Girish Nath Jha,
Maansi Sharma. Linguistic
Data Consortium, Philadelphia. (This is actually a PoS
Annotated corpus of Hindi general domain text)
Research Papers in Refereed Journals/Conferences
1. Parth Pathak, Pinal
Patel, Vishal Panchal, Sagar Soni, Kinjal
Choudhary, Amrish Patel. 2015. ezDI: A Supervised NLP System for Clinical Narrative Analysis.
In: Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2015). Denver, Colorado. (Accorded first rank in
the shared task)
2. Neha Dixit and Narayan
Choudhary. 2014. Evaluating Two Annotated Corpora of Hindi Using a Verb Class
Identifier. In Proceedings of ICON 2014. Goa University, Goa (To appear
in ACL Anthology).
3. Neha Dixit and Narayan
Choudhary. 2014. Automatic Classification of Hindi Verbs in Syntactic
Perspective. International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced
Engineering, Volume 4, 8th Issue. ( ISSN 2250 – 2459 (Online))
4. Parth Pathak, Pinal
Patel, Vishal Panchal, Narayan Choudhary, Amrish Patel, Gautam Joshi.
A Hybrid CRF and SVM based Model for Detecting and Encoding Disorder Mentions
in Clinical Notes. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Workshop on
Semantic Evaluation (SemEval 2014 Shared Task,
awarded third best result). Dublin, Ireland. ISBN 978-1-941643-29-7
5. Narayan Choudhary,
Parth Pathak, Pinal
Patel, Vishal Panchal.
a Large Representative Corpus of Clinical Notes for Parts of Speech.
2014. In: Proceedings of 8th Linguistic Annotation Workshop, Dublin, Ireland.
6. Narayan Choudhary,
Girish Nath Jha. 2011.Creating Multilingual Parallel Corpora in Indian Languages.
2011. In Proceedings of the 5th Language & Technology Conference, Poznan,
Poland. (awarded the Best Student Paper)
7. Narayan Choudhary,
Girish Nath Jha and Pramod Pandey. 20011. A
Rule based Method for the Identification of TAM features in a PoS Tagged
Corpus. In Proceedings of the 5th Language & Technology Conference,
8. Narayan Choudhary.
2011. Web-drawn corpus for Indian Languages: A Case of Hindi.
In Proceedings of Information Systems for Indian Languages. Volume 139, Part
2, 218-223. Springer Verlag.
9. Narayan Choudhary.
2008. बोधात्मक भाषाविज्ञान, in Gaveshanaa,
April-June, 2008 vol.:90/2008 Central Institute of Hindi, Agra. pp.:11-18
(This is a Hindi translation of the article “Cognitive Linguistics” from
Encyclopedia of Linguistics by Gilles Falkner, 2006)
10. Narayan Choudhary. 2007. Syllable Structure of Great Andamanese, November, 2006.
In proceedings of National Seminar on Perspectives in Linguistics, Kashmir
University, Srinagar, Kashmir. India. Pp. 141-146
11. Narayan Choudhary,
Anvita Abbi, Girish Nath Jha.
2007.Morphological Analyzer for Great Andamanese Verbs: Implementing a Concatenative
Template. In Vishwabharat ( April 2007 - January
2008 Journal) TDIL, New Delhi, pp.113-118
1. “NLP and Information
Extraction”, SCONLI-07, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 8-10 February,
2. Orientation Course in Computational Linguistics, Tezpur
University, Assam. 21-23 December, 2014
3. Translation Process State, Knowledge
Commission of Gujarat, Ahmedabad. 01-02-2016
4. Current Trends in Translation
Industry, National Translation Mission, CIIL, Mysore. 03-03-2017
5. Translation Practices in the IT Industry, National Translation Mission, CIIL, Mysore.
6. Introduction to Translation,
National Translation Mission, CIIL, Mysore. 16-05-2017
7. ICT based teaching of English
Training Programme for Secondary Teachers (AP, Telangana and TN), 3-09-2017 RIE, NCERT, Mysore
8. Ways of Empowering Language
using Language Technlogy, Language Across
Curriculum in Multi-Linguistic Context: Scope and Challenges, 29-31 January,
2018 RIE, Mysore
1. Ranked 1st in “SemEval-2015 Task 14: Analysis of Clinical
Text”, to occur in NAACL-2015, Denver, Colorado.
2. Ranked 3rd in “SEMEVAL 2014: Shared Task 7: Analysis of Clinical Text”,
3. Best Student Paper Award for the paper titled “Creating Multilingual
Parallel Corpora in Indian Languages” at LTC’11, Poznan, Poland
4. UGC-NET Lectureship Award, 2003 and 2004
Past Research & Work Experiences
1. NLP Research Engineer, ezDI, LLC.: July, 2012 – February, 2016
2. Senior Linguist, Shallow Parser Tools for Indian Languages, JNU, New Delhi:
May, 2012 – June, 2012
3. Senior Linguist, Indian Languages Corpora Initiative (ILCI), JNU, New
Delhi: March, 2009 – May, 2010
4. Teaching Assistant, Centre for Linguistics and Special Centre for Sanskrit
Studies, JNU, New Delhi: August, 2007 - July, 2009
5. Research Assistant, Centre for Linguistics, JNU, New Delhi: August,
6. Project Associate, CSE, IIT Kanpur: May, 2005-June, 2005
1. Ph. D. Thesis Title: Automatic Identification and Analysis of Verb Groups in Hindi.
2. M. Phil. Dissertation Title: Developing
a Computational Framework for the Verb Morphology of Great Andamanese. JNU, New Delhi, 2006.
3. National Eligibility Test for Lectureship (NET -December, 2003; June,
2004) of the UGC
4. Masters (Linguistics), JNU, New Delhi, 2004. MA Thesis: Word Order
in Pnar (Jaintia)
5. Bachelor of Arts (English Hons., Economics, History, Hindi), LNMU, Darbhanga,
Linguistic Society of
India, Life Member
Association of Computing
Machinery, Student Member, 2010-2013
Platforms: Well versed with Windows and Linux (Ubuntu/RHEL)
Development Environment: MySQL 5; PHP, JAVA,
C++, Perl, Prolog, LISP, CSS, HTML
Well Versed with Expertise: English, Hindi, Maithili
Academic Knowledge: Sanskrit, Pnar (Jaintia), Great Andamanese,
Reading, Writing, Music, Yoga, Swimming, Mountaineering.