Program Schedule


September 27, 2019 (Friday)



8:30am – 9:30am

Registration and Kit Collection (Ground Floor)

9:30am – 10:20am

Inauguration (Room- IICT 232)

10:20am – 10:50am

Posters with Refreshment

10:50am – 11:40am

Keynote – 1 (Room- IICT 232)

Session Chair:   Mohammad Daniul Huq

Speaker: Dr. Niladri Sekhar Dash

Topic: The AIMS Method of Using Contextualised and Decontextualized Information in Word Sense Disambiguation: Some Studies from Bangla

11:40am – 12:20pm

Workshop - 1 (Room- IICT 232)

Session Chair: Dr. Celia Shahnaz

Speaker: Bangladesh Computer Council

Topic: Complexity in Bangla Domain Name and Unicode

12:20pm – 12:40pm

Invited Talk – 1 (Room- IICT 232)

Session Chair: Dr Muhammed Zafar Iqbal

Speaker: Dr. Shaikh Anowarul Fattah

Topic: A Customized Deep Neural Network Approach for Bangla Handwritten Digit Recognition

12:40pm – 2:30pm

Prayer and Lunch Break (IICT Canteen)

2:30pm – 3:30pm

Session – 1 : (Room- IICT 232)

Session Chair: Dr. Shaikh Anowarul Fattah

3:30pm – 3:50pm

Invited Talk – 2 (Room- IICT 232)

Session Chair: Dr. Khademul Islam Molla

Speaker: Dr. Celia Shahnaz

Topic:Image Based Bengali Sign Language Alphabet Recognition for Deaf and Dumb Community

3:50pm – 4:10pm

Posters with Refreshment

4:10pm – 5:45pm

Session – 2 : (Room- IICT 232)

Session Chair: Dr. Moinul Islam Zaber

7:00pm – 11:00pm

Gala Dinner and Prize Distribution Ceremony 


September 28, 2019 (Saturday)



9:00am – 10:20am

Session – 3 : (Room- IICT 232)

Session Chair: Dr. Niladri Sekhar Dash

10:20am – 11:10am

Keynote – 2 (Room- IICT 232)

Session Chair: Dr. Md. Abdul Mottalib

Speaker: Dr. Fuad Rahman

Topic: Building resources for ‘Bangla’—a low-resource language: Challenges and Perspectives            

11:10am – 11:30am

Posters with Refreshment

11:30am – 12:20pm

Session – 4 : (Room- IICT 232)

Session Chair:  Dr. Md. Forhad Rabbi

12:20pm – 1:00pm

Workshop - 2 (Room- IICT 232)

Session Chair: Dr. Md. Ziauddin 

Speaker: Dr. Mohammad Shahidur Rahman

Topic: Progress of Speech and Language Processing Tools at SUST

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Prayer and Lunch Break (IICT Canteen)

2:00pm – 2:50pm

Keynote/Workshop – 3 (Room- IICT 232)

Session Chair:  Dr. Md. Moshiul Hoque

Speaker: Dr. Shisir Bhattacharja

Topic: ভাষার এককগুলো কি কি?

            What are the units of a language?

2:50pm – 4:20pm

Session – 5 : (Room- IICT 232)

Session Chair: Dr. M. M. A. Hashem

4:25pm – 4:35pm

Posters with Refreshment

4:35pm – 5:50pm

Session – 6 : (Room- IICT 232)

Session Chair: Dr. Syed Akhter Hossain

6:00pm – 6:45pm

Closing Ceremony and Panel Discussion

Presentation Schedule

DAY # 1

Session –1 : Speech Data Processing (Room- IICT 232)

Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm 

Session Chair: Dr. Shaikh Anowarul Fattah

Paper Id: 04

A Model of Diphone Duration for Speech Synthesis in Bangla           

Paper Id: 54

Towards Lexicon-free Bangla Automatic Speech Recognition System

Paper Id: 52

Bangla Numeral Recognition from Speech Signal Using Convolutional Neural Network

Paper Id: 60

A Bangla Text-to-Speech System using Deep Neural Networks

Session –2 : Sentimental Analysis of Data (Room- IICT 232)

Time: 4:10pm – 5:45pm

Session Chair: Dr. Moinul Islam Zaber

Paper Id: 50

Analyzing Sentiment of Movie Reviews in Bangla by Applying Machine Learning Techniques

Paper Id: 80

Automatic Detection of Satire in Bangla Documents: A CNN Approach Based on Hybrid Feature Extraction Model

Paper Id: 15

An Annotated Bangla Sentiment Analysis Corpus

Paper Id: 64

Cricket Sentiment Analysis from Bangla Text Using Recurrent Neural Network with Long Short Term Memory Model

Paper Id: 05

Sentiment Analysis on Movie Review Data Using Machine Learning Approach

Paper Id: 62

Data Set For Sentiment Analysis On Bengali News Comments And Its Baseline Evaluation

DAY # 2

Session –3 : NLP Peripherals (Room- IICT 232)

Time: 9:00am – 10:20am

Session Chair: Dr. Niladri Sekhar Dash

Paper Id: 53

End to End Parts of Speech Tagging and Named Entity Recognition in Bangla Language

Paper Id: 66

Neural vs Statistical Machine Translation: Revisiting the Bangla-English Language Pair

Paper Id: 69

Intrinsic Evaluation of Bangla Word Embeddings

Paper Id: 71

Bengali Question Answering System for Factoid Questions: a statistical approach

Paper Id: 45

Designing a Bangla stemmer using rule based approach

Session – 4 : Human Computer Interaction (Room- IICT 232)

Time: 11:30am – 12:20pm

Session Chair: Dr. Md. Forhad Rabbi

Paper Id: 31

Real-time Bangladeshi Currency Detection System for Visually Impaired Person

Paper Id: 27

Assessment of Bangla Descriptive Answer Script Digitally

Paper Id: 77

Does Word2Vec encode human perception of similarity ? : A study in Bangla

Session –5 : Computer Vision and Image processing for NLP (Room- IICT 232)

Time: 2:50pm – 4:20pm

Session Chair: Dr. M. M. A. Hashem

Paper Id: 48

A Comprehensive Review on Recognition Techniques for Bangla Handwritten Characters

Paper Id: 26

Synthetic Class Specific Bangla Handwritten Character Generation Using Conditional Generative Adversarial Networks

Paper Id: 42

AIBangla: A Benchmark Dataset for Isolated Bangla Handwritten Basic and Compound Character Recognition

Paper Id: 06

Basic to Compound: A Novel Transfer Learning Approach for Bengali Handwritten Character Recognition

Paper Id: 38

An Analytical Approach for Enhancing the Automatic Detection and Recognition of Skewed Bangla License Plates

Paper Id: 13

Handwritten Bengali Number Detection using Region Proposal Network

Session –6 : Text classification and Topic Modeling  (Room- IICT 232)

Time: 4:35pm – 5:50pm

Session Chair: Dr. Syed Akhter Hossain

Paper Id: 79

Development of a Bangla Sense Annotated Corpus for Word Sense Disambiguation

Paper Id: 47

Lyricist Identification using Stylometric Features utilizing BanglaMusicStylo Dataset

Paper Id: 63

Topic Modelling: A Comparison of The Performance of Latent Dirichlet Allocation and LDA2vec Model on Bangla Newspaper

Paper Id: 59

Opinion Summarization of Bangla Texts using Cosine Similarity Based Graph Ranking and Relevance Based Approach

Paper Id: 70

Sentimental Style Transfer in Text with Multigenerative Variational Auto-Encoder

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