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Heshaam Faili

Associate Professor
Phone.Number: 61119717
Email: hfaili [AT] ut.ac.ir
Biography:

 

 

 

 

 

 

- Education:

  • PhD. Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology (top ranked university of Iran), 1999-2006
    Grade = 17.69 of 20
    Supervisor: Dr. Gholam-reza Ghassem-Sani, sani@sharif.edu
    Thesis Title: Unsupervised Grammar Induction in a Natural language 
    (PhD Thesis Grade = Excellent)
  • Master of Science, Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 1997-1999
    Grade =17.6 of 20
    Supervisor = Dr. Rasool Jalili, jalili@sharif.edu
    Thesis Title: Concurrency control in database system (software Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Science, Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 1993-1997
    Average=*17.5 of 20 (first ranked graduate in software group).
    Supervisor = Mr. Abtahi, abtahi@sharif.edu
    Thesis Title: Game Theory (Software Engineering)

 

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- Projects / Research:

 

My research area is on Natural Language and Text Processing and other related sub-fields like text mining, Social Network and Information Retrieval mainly implemented on Persian language.

Some projects related to NLP are as follow:

  • Farazin: English to Persian MT using hybrid approach (2011-2013) – partially funded by itrc (www.faraazin.ir)
  • Statistical English to Persian MT
  • VafaSpellChecker: Spell Checker containing Spelling/grammatical and real-word error checker for Persian (2009-2010) – funded by itrc (www.itrc.ac.ir) – see http://vafaspellckecker.ir
  • Automatic Persian WordNet Construction
  • Generation of English/Persian Parallel Corpus containing about 9M word-pairs