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Mission and Goals

  To develop technology and standards to make computer usage Bangla enabled.

  To spread out the benefits of language technology research to real life activities including official works, education , and literature through development of suitable applications.

  To establish a collaborative environment of natural language processing related activities with educational and research organizations as well as with industries.

 

The immediate goals of the society are:

  To establish standards for Bangla text processing to ensure interoperability across platforms.

  To develop large standardized corpus for Bangla text and speech.

  To create an ensemble of available Bangla software and corpus in a standardized form and make them easily available to all.

  To develop new software and modify or enhance the existing software.

  To develop suitable speech Technology for Bangla.

  To work towards similar development for other Eastern Indian Languages.

Latest News:
Bullet  Baishakhi Spirit is now spread to all Linux distribution :
    Baishakhi Spirit is now spread globally to all Linux distribution. Also the Baishakhi keyboard is now accepted by all leading Linux distributions as a favorite and easy Bangla Keyboard Layout developed by SNLTR. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS comes with Baishakhi Keyboard by default, no need to add extra packages.
Bullet  Baishakhi for MAC :
    UNICODE Compliant Baishakhi Keyboard for Bangla is now ready for use in MAC OSX (10.4 onwards) environment.
  Those interested to use this may please contact:  info@nltr.org.

 

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