Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Indian Institute of Information Technology Manipur

Dr Navanath Saharia

Assistant Professor (CSE)

Joined on: May 2016
E-mail: nsaharia@iiitmanipur.ac.in

Research Interest

  • Social media computing
  • Natural language processing
  • Cyber security and forensics

Academic Qualifications

  • EU Erasmus Mundus Post-Doctoral fellow at Technical University of Iasi, Romania (Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering)
  • PhD from Tezpur University in 2015 (Department of Computer Science and Engineering)

Publications

    2018
  • [Conference] H Sarma, Navanath Saharia, “A speech-based driver assisting module for intelligent transport system”, International Conference on Contemporary Computing and Informatics, Delhi, India, IEEE, 2018.
  • [Conference] Rahul Ranjan, Himangshu Sarma, Navanath Saharia, “Finding out the needy one from Tweets : An analysis using #kerelafloods”, International Conference on Contemporary Computing and Informatics, Delhi, India, IEEE, 2018.
  • [Conference] Smriti Kumari, Navanath Saharia, “Empirical study on two-class image classification”, International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, Bangalore, India, IEEE, 2018.
  • 2017
  • [Journal] Himangshu Sarma, Navanath Saharia, and Utpal Sharma. 2017. Development and Analysis of Speech Recognition Systems for Assamese Language Using HTK. ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing. 17 (1), ACM, 2017. (link)
  • [Journal] Navanath Saharia, 'Phone-based identification of language in code-mixed social network data', Journal of Statistics and Management Systems, Pages 565-574, 20 (4), Taylor & Francis, 2017.
  • 2016
  • [Conference] Horia-Nicolai Teodorescu, and Navanath Saharia, “A Semantic Analyzer for Detecting Attitudes on SNs”, in proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Communications (COMM-2016), Pages 47-50, Bucharest, Romania, IEEE.
  • [Conference] Nayan Jyoti Kalita and Navanath Saharia, “Language identification code-mixed social text,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems (I3CS-2016), Shillong, India, Springer.
  • 2015
  • [Conference] Navanath Saharia, “Detecting emotion from short messages on Nepal earth-quake”, in proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Speech Technology and Human-Computer Dialogue (SPeD-2015), Bucharest, Romania, IEEE, 2015.
  • [Conference] Horia-Nicolai Teodorescu, and Navanath Saharia, “An Internet Slang Annotated Dictionary and Its Use in Assessing Message Attitude and Sentiments', in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Speech Technology and Human-Computer Dialogue (SPeD-2015), Bucharest, Romania, IEEE, 2015.
  • 2014
  • [Journal] Navanath Saharia, Utpal Sharma, and Jugal Kalita, “Stemming resource-poor inflectional languages”, ACM Transactions on Asian Language Information Processing, 13(3), Pages 14:1-14:26, 2014.
  • [Conference] Nayan Jyoti Kalita, Navanath Saharia, Smriti Kumar Sinha. “Morphological Analysis of the Bishnupriya Manipuri Language Using Finite State Transducers”, in proceedings of 15th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing-14), Pages 206 - 213, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2014, LNCS.
  • [Book chapter] Himangshu Sarma, Navanath Saharia, Utpal Sharma. “Development of Assamese Speech Corpus and Automatic Transcription using HTK”, Advances in Signal Processing and Intelligent Recognition Systems, Editors. S. M. Thampi, A. Gelbukh, and J. Mukhopadhyay, Pages 119-132, ISBN-978-3-319-04959-5, Springer, 2014.
  • 2013
  • [Conference] Navanath Saharia, Kishori M. Konwar, Utpal Sharma and Jugal Kalita, “An Improved Stemming Approach Using HMM for a Highly Inflectional Language”, in proceedings of 14th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics (CICLing-13), Pages 164 - 173, Samos, Greece, 2013, LNCS.
  • 2012
  • [Conference] Navanath Saharia and Kishori M. Konwar “LuitPad: A Fully Unicode Compatible Assamese Writing Software”, in proceedings of Second Workshop on Advances in Text Input Methods, collocated with the 24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Pages 79-87, Mumbai, India, 2012, ACL.
  • [Conference] Navanath Saharia, Utpal Sharma and Jugal Kalita, “Analysis and Evaluation of Stemming Algorithms: A case study with Assamese”, in proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics, Pages 842-846, Chennai, India, 2012, ACM.
  • [Conference] Chandan Kalita, Navanath Saharia, Utpal Sharma, “An extractive approach of Assamese text summarization”, in proceedings of Sixth Global WordNet Conference, Matsu, Japan, 2012.
  • [Conference] Jumi Sharma, Navanath Saharia, Shikhar K. Sarma, “A novel approach for document classification using WordNet”, in proceedings of Sixth Global WordNet Conference, Matsu, Japan, 2012.
  • 2011
  • [Journal] Navanath Saharia, Utpal Sharma and Jugal Kalita, “A First Step Towards Parsing of Assamese Text”, Language In India, 11 (5), 2011.
  • [Book chapter] Navanath Saharia, Utpal Sharma and Jugal Kalita, “A Dictionary Based POS Tagger for Morphologically Rich Language”, Machine Intelligence: Recent Advances, Editors. B. Nath, U. Sharma and D.K. Bhattacharyya, Pages 35-44, ISBN-978-81-8487-140-1, Narosa Publishing House, 2011.
  • [Book chapter] Iftikar Hussain, Navanath Saharia, Utpal Sharma “Development of Assamese WordNet”, Machine Intelligence: Recent Advances, Editors. B. Nath, U. Sharma and D.K. Bhattacharyya, Pages 25-34, ISBN-978-81-8487-140-1, Narosa Publishing House, 2011.
  • 2010
  • [Conference] Navanath Saharia, Utpal Sharma, Jugal Kalita, “Suffix Based Noun and Verb Classifier for Assamese”, In proceedings of International Conference of Asian Language Processing, Pages 19-22, Harbin, China, 2010, IEEE.
  • [Book chapter] Navanath Saharia, Utpal Sharma, Jugal Kalita, “A Review of Three Parsing Algorithms”, Algorithms in Applications, Editors. U. Sharma and D.K. Bhattacharyya, Pages 129-133, ISBN-978-81-8487-082-4, Narosa Publishing House, 2010.
  • 2009
  • [Conference] Navanath Saharia, Dhrubjyoti Das, Utpal Sharma, Jugal Kalita “Part of Speech Tagger for Assamese Text”, In proceedings of Association for Computational Linguistics-International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (short paper), Pages 33-36, Suntec, Singapore, 2009, ACL.



Courses Taught @ IIIT Manipur

  • 2018, Spring semester: Database Management Systems, Software Engineering
  • 2017, Autumn semester: Operating Systems, IT Workshop I
  • 2017, Spring semester: Database Management Systems
  • 2016, Autumn semester: Operating Systems

Administrative Responsibility


Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Assam Kaziranga University from 05-Feb-2016 to 28-May-2016.
  • Assistant Professor, Cotton College State University (now Cotton University) from 10-Feb-2014 to 30-Jun-2015.
  • Project Fellow 'Prosodically Guided Phonetic Search Engine for Indian Languages', Tezpur University from 4-Apr-2012 to 7-Feb-2014.
  • Software Developer, 'Cross Lingual Information Access Project and Language Technology Development Project', Gauhati University from 11-Oct-2010 to 31-Mar-2012.

Conference/Symposium/Workshop/Seminar Organised @ IIIT Manipur

Sr Title Sponsors National/International Duration Role Played
1 Faculty Development programme on Android Application Development E&ICT Academy, IIT Guwahati National 7 Days (August 21 – 27, 2017) Coordinator
2 Training programme on Burmese Language DIT, Govt. of Manipur National 3 Months (February 1 – April 30, 2017) Coordinator
3 Training Programme on Cyber Security and Forensics DIT, Govt. of Manipur National 7 Days (April 3 – 8, 2017) Coordinator
4 Training Programme on Web Application Development DIT, Govt. of Manipur National 100 hrs (July 4 – 23, 2016) Coordinator
5 Training Programme on Free and Open Source Softwares Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay National Two software courses for students of each semester Chief-Coordinator