R. Mahesh K. Sinha   (Dr. R.M.K. Sinha)
Professor, Computer Science & Engineering and Electrical Engineering

Dr. Sinha is a Professor of Computer Science & Engineering and Electrical Engineering at IIT Kanpur where he has been serving for more than three decades. Dr. sinha's major research concentration has been in the areas of language technology and applied artificial intelligence. In early 70s, he worked on Devanagari OCR and was the first person to work on the topic. In late 70s and early 80s, he worked on Indian script enabling and their computer processing. He is the originator of the well known multi-lingual GIST technology / IDC, ISCII coding, INSCRIPT keyboarding and several other Indian language technology. Starting late 80s, he has been working on computer processing of Indian languages. He is the originator of AnglaBharati and AnuBharati technology for translation from English to Indian languages and vice-versa. He is a member of TDIL working group, National Translation Mission Advisory, Technical Advisory Committee of CDAC, Standardization committee, Associate UNESCO chair in ORBICOM. He is founding president of Society for Machine Aids for Translation and Communication (SMATAC), Fellow IETE. and Senior Member IEEE. He has been a visiting professor at Michigan State University, Wayne State University, INRS Quebec and Asian Institute of Technology.

Areas of Interest:

Publications Honours & Recognition
Research & Projects Conferences Organised
Language Technology Activities Patents
Machine Translation (MT) AnglaBharti Mission
Optical Character Recognition (OCR) NLP Course Projects
Biometrics Course Projects Vision Course Projects
Brief CV Books
      Personal homepage
AnglaHindi: On-line English to Hindi Machine-aided Translation(withdrawn temporarily)

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