Dr. Biswajit Brahma

Dr. Biswajit Brahma
Dr. Biswajit Brahma
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Assistant Professor
Languages Studies

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B.A.
  2. Master’s Degree: M.A. (UGC NET & SLET, UGC-JRF)
  3. Ph.D.: Awarded
  4. Others: PGDJMC, B.Ed, DCA.

Professional Experience:

  1. Part Time Faculty at Gauhati University (Department of Bodo) September 2012 to January 2013.
  2. Casual Announcer in Bodo Section as a Translator cum News reader and programme presentation since January 2007 to 4th August 2016 at AIR Guwahati.

Area of Interest/Specialisation:

  • Language and Linguistics. Computational linguistics, phonology, Morphology, NLP, Culture and Folk Literature. 
  • Language.

Research Projects:

  1. Project Fellow (Lexicographer) in WordNet project sponsored by DIT Government of India from 3rd June 2009 to 31st December 2012, Department of Computer Science, Gauhati University.
  2. Linguist (Parallel Corpora Building) in Indian Languages Corpora Initiative (ILCI) project in the Department of Bodo from 3rd February 2013 to 29th February 2014, Gauhati University sponsored by DIT, Government of India.

Other Projects:

  1. Worked as a team member in preparing A Digital Archive of Lyrics of Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, stored in Unicode format (gauhati.ac.in/bhupenhazarikadigitalarchive.org)
  2. Translating and editing Bodo textbooks of SEBA, RMSA & SCERT Assam (Subjects: Information Technology (Class IX), Organized Retailing (Class IX).
  3. Translating Handbook on Right to Information in Bodo published by Assam Administrative Staff College, Jawaharnagar, Khanapara, Guwahati-781022, Assam.
  4. Attended in the workshop in preparing proposal draft for inclusion of Assamese scrip in ISO 10464 on 4th of January 2016 at Gauhati University IST organised by Department of Information and Technology IST. https://drsatyakamphukan.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/proposal-for-inclusion-of-assamese-script-in-iso-10646.pdf.

Presented paper/Workshops participated:

  1. Presented a paper entitledA Wordnet for Bodo Language: Structure and Developmentin5th GlobalWordNet Conference organized by IIT Mumbai India held at IIT Mumbai from 31st January to 4th February 2010.
  2. Presented a paper titled “Formation of Kinship Terms in Bodo Language” in 8th “International Conference on Natural Language Processing ICON-2010” from 8-10 December held at IIT Kharagpur, India.
  3. Presented a paper UGC sponsored National Seminar at MDK Girls College, Dibrugarh titled “The Socio-Cultural reflection in Bodo Folksong: An analytical Study” held from 28th-29th June 2010.
  4. Presented a paper on ‘Formation of Kinship Terms in Bodo Language” 8th “International Conference on Natural Language Processing ICON-2010” in IIT Kharagpur, Kolkata.
  5. Presented a paper entitled “Traditional Food Habits of the Bodos: An Analytical Study” at Moirabari College an UGC sponsored seminar organized by Assamese Department from 25th to 26th September 2010.
  6. Presented a paper entitled “Corpus Building of Literary Lesser Richer Language Bodo: Insights and Challenges” at COLING 2012(24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics) held from 8th - 15th December at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India. 
  7. Presented a paper entitled “Building Multilingual Lexical Resources using WordNets: Structure, Design and Implementation” at COLING 2012(24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics) held from 8th - 15th December at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India. 
  8. Presented a paper on “Formation of Kinship Terms in Bodo” an ICSSR Sponsored International Seminar on “Globalisation to Glocalisation” held from 4th to 6th October 2013 organised by Department of English, Bodoland University, Kokrajhar, BTAD, Assam.
  9. Article on “The Impact of Socio-culture in Bodo folk Songs” broadcasted by AIR Guwahati on 5th of August 2011 in Bodo section.
  10. Participated in 2nd National Workshop on IndoWordNet organized by Indowordnet group Assam University, Silchar from 12th to 14th April 2010.
  11. Participated Workshop on “An Introduction to Natural Language Processing” held at Gauhati University from 9th to 13th November 2009, organized by Central Institute of Indian Language Mysore.
  12. Participated at WATERCON 2011 - International Conference on Community based Water Resource Management Organized by: PFI Foundation, India / Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India.
  13. Participated in Workshop “Orientation Programme for Bodo Translators in Bodo” organised by NTM held at NERLC Beltola, Guwahati-28 from 2nd to 6th July 2012.
  14. Participated in Workshop “Orientation Programme cum Training Programme on Natural Language Processing” organised by CIIL, Mysore held at Gauhati University from 31st January to 10th February 2012
  15. Participated in Indo-WordNet Workshop 2012 organised by IIT Bombay, Mumbai held from 1st -2nd January 2012.
  16. Workshop on “Peoples linguistic Survey of India” organised by Bhasa held at Gauhati University Guwahati-14 from 26th -27th April 2012.
  17. Participated at “Udyog Jyoti Scheme 2005” organised at Guwahati by the Directorate of Industries and Commerce, Assam from 29th January to 1st February 2006.
  18. Participated in “Indian Languages Corpora Initiatives” a Workshop on Translation and Hands on Computer at Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat from 1st -2nd March 2013.
  19. Participated as a Resource Person in the Workshop Cum Training Programme on Agricultural Domain of Bodo Conducted by EILMT-Bodo Project, Department of Linguistics, NEHU, Shillong on 30th September to 1st October 2014, held at NEHU Guest House Guwahati.
  20. Presented a paper on Bodo Language in the face of Globalisation and its Survival: An Overview a National seminar on Quest for Survival of Languages of the Ethnic Communities of North-East India: In the Face of Globalisaton organised by Centre for Bodo Studies, Bodoland University, Kokrajhar, Assam, held on 28-29 May 2015.
  21. Participated in International Conference on Indo-Bangladesh Folklore Conference organised by the Department of Folklore Research, Guahati University on15th February 2016.
  22. Participated at DU PHOTOFEST 2016 on 19th August 2016 organised by CENTRE FOR STUDIES IN JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION as a part of photofest in connection with the world photography day, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh.
  23. Presented a paper in International Conference and Seminar on Asom Vidya organised by Department of Modern Indian Languages & Literary Studies Gauhati University and North East India Network for Academic Discourse, on An Interpretation of Assamese and Bodo Culture through Proverbs, held on26th to 27th February 2016.
  24. Participated at National Seminar on Use of Technical Terms in Political Science held on 21-22 December 2016 at Dibrugarh University a sponsored programme by MHRD, Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology organised by Political Science department Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam. 

Radio Talk:

  • “The Impact of Socio-culture in Bodo folk Songs” broadcasted by AIR Guwahati on 5th of August 2011 in Bodo section.

 

Publications

Book Chapter:

  1. ‘Bodo Language in the Globalisation’ published in “Language & Language” ISBN 978-81-929549-4-3, July 2015, 1st publication, published by Purbayan Publication, Guwahati-14.
  2. Dr. Kameswar Brahma published in Boro Thunlai Afadni Afadgirifwr ISBN 978-93-85230-61-5, February 2017, 1st Publication, Published by N.L. Publication, Ghy-1.

Book:

  1. Boro Garo Rao Hanja (Boro Garo Group of Languages), ISBN: 978-93-81183-56-4, April 2013, 1st Publication published by NL, Panbazar Ghy-1, Co-Author: Aleendra Brahma.

Research Publications:

  1. “A Wordnet for Bodo Language: Structure and Development” in 5th Global WordNet Conference 2010. (Proceeding) ISBN: 978-81-8487-083-1.
  2. “Formation of Kinship Terms in Bodo Language” 8th “International Conference on Natural Language Processing ICON-2010” (Proceeding Publication).
  3. “Building Multilingual Lexical Resources using WordNets: Structure, Design and Implementation” COLING 2012 (24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceeding).
  4. “Corpus Building of Literary Lesser Richer Language Bodo: Insights and Challenges” COLING 2012 (24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Proceeding).
  5. "Traditional Knowledge and the Bodo Dress: A Folkloristic View" Indian Stream Research Journal, Vol. 4 Issue 5 June 2014, ISSN No: 2230-7850.
  6. "Proverbs and Riddles as an effective communication tool with special reference to Bodo Proverbs and Riddles" JONER (Journal of North East Region), Bodoland University, Issue:2, January-December 2014, ISSN:2321-0583
  7. “Typical Hunting and Fishing Tradition of the Bodos of North East India” Golden Research Thoughts, Volume: 4 Issue: 2, August - 2014, ISSN No: 2231-5063.
  8. “Indigenous Knowledge on Rice Beer of the Bodos of North East India” Research Direction, Volume: 2, Issue: 4, October 2014, ISSN No: 2321-5488     .
  9. “An Interpretation of Bodo Culture through Proverbs” Journal of Folkloristics, Folklore Research Department, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Voll-III, 2015, ISSN: 2347-8934.
  10. An Interpretation of Assamese and Bodo Culture through Proverbs published by Hemo Prova Borbora Girls College Teachers Unit, Golaghat, Assam, Voll-IV;2017, ISSN:2278-9340 (P.60-63).

SEMINAR PRESENTATION:

A.    National:

  1. Presented a paper on Bodo Language in the face of Globalisation and its Survival: An Overview a National seminar on Quest for Survival of Languages of the Ethnic Communities of North-East India: In the Face of Globalisaton organised by Centre for Bodo Studies, Bodoland University, Kokrajhar, Assam, held on 28-29 May 2015.
  2. Presented a paper UGC sponsored National Seminar at MDK Girls College, Dibrugarh titled “The Socio-Cultural reflection in Bodo Folksong: An analytical Study” held from 28th-29th June 2010.
  3. Presented a paper entitled “Traditional Food Habits of the Bodos: An Analytical Study” at Moirabari College an UGC sponsored seminar organized by Assamese Department from 25th to 26th September 2010.
  4. Attended at Special Literary Programme jointly organized by Bodo Writers Academy and Sahitya Akademi as Resource Person and presented a paper entitled Contemporary Bodo Literature with Special Reference to the Bodo Non Fiction (Criticism) in collaboration with Directorate of Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies, Rajib Gandhi University held at Rajib Gandhi University Doimukh, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh from 29 –30 July 2017.

B.    International:

  1. Presented a paper in International Conference and Seminar on Asom Vidya organised by Department of Modern Indian Languages & Literary Studies Gauhati University and North East India Network for Academic Discourse, on An Interpretation of Assamese and Bodo Culture through Proverbs, held on 26th to 27th February 2016.
  2. Presented a paper entitled “A Wordnet for Bodo Language: Structure and Development” in 5th Global WordNet Conference organized by IIT Mumbai India held at IIT Mumbai from 31st January to 4th February 2010.
  3. Presented a paper titled “Formation of Kinship Terms in Bodo Language” in 8th “International Conference on Natural Language Processing ICON-2010” from 8-10 December held at IIT Kharagpur, Kolkata, India.
  4. Presented a paper entitled “Building Multilingual Lexical Resources using WordNets: Structure, Design and Implementation” at COLING 2012 (24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics) held from 8th-15th December at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.  
  5. Presented a paper on “Formation of Kinship Terms in Bodo” an ICSSR Sponsored International Seminar on “Globalisation to Glocalisation” held from 4th to 6th October 2013 organised by Department of English, Bodoland University, Kokrajhar, BTAD, Assam.
  6. Presented a paper entitled “Corpus Building of Literary Lesser Richer Language Bodo: Insights and Challenges” at COLING 2012 (24th International Conference on Computational Linguistics) held from 8th-15th December at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.

Literary Works:

Short Story:

  1. Ramwnda Published in The Bodo a Quarterly Magazine of Bodo Sahitya Sabha, 17th Issue, May 2016.
  2. Sase Dangphang Phalangiri, published in Sanrega 9th Issue 2015-16 amouth piece of All Bodo Students Union, GU Unit, Guwahati.
  3. Khebgangase Saogari, published in Dwimu 14th Issue 2014, Dimakuchi Anchlik ABSU.
  4. Hangma, Published in The Bodo a Quarterly Magazine of Bodo Sahitya Sabha, 15th Issue, September 2015.

Poem:

  1. Khudrinai Gwsw published in Swrji The Creation 2nd Issue December 2015 by Guwahati Metro Bodo Literary Union.
  2. Mwnabili published in Airakhi 2nd Issue an Annual Magazine of Goreswar College Students Literary Society for the session 2004-05.
  3. Anjali published in Airakhi 1st Issue an Annual Magazine of Goreswar College Students Literary Society for the session 2003-04.
  4. Dahal published in Airakhi 3rd Issue an Annual Magazine of Goreswar College Students Literary Society for the session 2005-06.
  5. Harsing published in Airakhi 4st Issue an Annual Magazine of Goreswar College Students Literary Society for the session 2006-07.

Tribute Articles:

  1. Boro Rao Thunlai Zougahwnayao Madhuram Boro Sirni Bihwma, published in Giyan Sibithabgra Madhuram Baro, A souvenir published on the occasion of his Adhyasradha & Srimiti Charan Sabha on 4th April, 2014.
  2. Aayong Rajendra Prasad Brahmazwng Dandise, published in Shradhanjalee a souvenir published on the occasion of his Adhyasradha, 2015.

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