The main aim of this project is laying the foundations of an stable relationship between the Cairo University and the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in the area of automatic language processing and electronic resources (corpus, lexicons, acoustic databases).
AECID (Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo)
I+D National Program, IV PRICIT of the Comunidad de Madrid
Information and experience exchange in automatic processing and linguistic resources of Spanish and Arabic.
Exploring the possibility of a future collaboration in common interest areas.
Spreading the results of the meeting through the publication of the proceedings (in electronic format).
UAM: Laboratorio de Lingüística Informática
Antonio Moreno-Sandoval (Principal Investigator)
José M. Guirao (Senior Programmer, University of Granada)
The experience exchange is organized through the following events:
Visit by the Spanish team to the egyptian centre on the first week of November 2009. There, it was organized a workshop on automatic processing and corpora at Cairo University.
Publication of the proceedings.
Preparation of a joint project and/or signing of an inter-university agreement. The agreement proposal was approved by the Governing Council of the UAM on October, 9th 2009 and it is waiting for the Cairo University Vice-Chancellor's sign. Probably, the agreement between both universities will be finalized on the first term 2010.