Faculty Profile

Asma Naseer

Assistant Professor

School of Systems and Technology

Department of Computer Science

 : asma.naseer@umt.edu.pk     : 3468   

 

Ms Asma Naseer is currently enrolled in PhD Computer Science at National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST) Lahore. She has completed her research work and submitted PhD Thesis. She has teaching experience spanning over five and half years. She has practical experience of developing different projects under PAN Localization which involves 11 Asian countries. Some of the projects on which she worked are Dareecha (Window) website, Rule based English to Urdu Machine Translation System, Rule based urdu stemmer using exception lists, Sindhi Dictionary etc.  She has published two research articles in international and local journals along with some conference level publications as well.

 

Distinctions / Scholarships

Scholarship for Summer School at University of Konstanz Germany in 2009 Funded by University of Konstanz, Germany

Scholarship for MS Leading to PhD. in 2006 Funded by HEC (Higher Education Commission)

Scholarship for Java Certification in 2001 Funded by PITB (Punjab Information Technology Board)

Scholarship for Oracle Certified Programmer in 1999 Funded by PITB (Punjab Information Technology Board)

Publications

  • Dr. Farrukh Nadeem, Asma Naseer, Farrah Adeeba “Taxonomy of Data Management Models in Grid/Distributed Environments”, NU Graduate Colloquium on Computer Sciences  28th Dec. 2010.
  • Asma Naseer, Sarmad Hussain, “Tense and Aspect in the Context of Urdu”, 15th October 2010, IJECS-IJENS
  • Asma Naseer, "Supervised Word Sense Disambiguation for Urdu Using Bayesian",  In the Proceedings of Conference on Language & Technology (CLT10), Pakistan, October. (URL: http://www.cle.org.pk/clt10/papers/Supervised%20Word%20Sense%20Disambiguation%20for%20Urdu%20Using%20Bayesian.pdf)
  • Akram, Q., Naseer, A., Hussain, S. Assas-band, an Affix-Exception-List Based Urdu Stemmer, In the Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Asian Language Resources, IJCNLP’09, Suntec City, Singapore, 2009 (URL: http://www.acl-ijcnlp-2009.org/index.html)
  • Ali, Z. Asma, A. Sana, Z. Habib, "On a special case of path planning", Proceedings of the 7th CIIT workshop on research in computing, CWRC Spring 2008, Lahore, Pakistan, June 23, 2008, ISBN: 978-969-8779-18-4, pp. 97-100.

Projects

Web Development

  • Development of Dareecha web site, under PAN Localization Project at CRULP-Fast (Centre for Research in Urdu Language Processing)
  • Web site maintenance as a Webmaster

Urdu Stemmer

Machine Translation

  • Working on Mapper Module of English to Urdu Machine Translation System
  • Development of missing mapping rules while converting English f-structure into Urdu f-structure
  • Maintenance of English and Urdu lexicons of the system
  • Handling of phrase translation
  • Addressing the issue of translating English passive voice into Urdu
  • Resolving “Memory Leaks” of the system
  • Designing and developing “Socket Server for Online Machine Translation”

World Sense Disambiguation

  • Resolving word sense disambiguation in Urdu context  using Bayesian Classification

Tense & Aspect

  • Computationally implementing Tense and Aspect in Urdu Language using lfg in XLE at  LINUX plate form

Intonation Patterns in Speech

  • Identifying Urdu Intonation Patterns in speech

 

Work Experience

  • Faculty Member (Assistant Professor): University of Management & Technology, Lahore Pakistan. September 2010 till date.
  • Research Officer, Fast-NU, Lahore Pakistan. Dec. 2008 to Jan 2010.
  • Web Master, Fast-NU, Lahore Pakistan. Oct. 2008 to Dec 2008.
  • Visiting Faculty Member, Fast-NU Lahore, Jan 2008 to May 2008.
  • PDC (Process Document Coordinator) in QEP, CressSoft, Lahore PK. Feb. 2001 to Dec. 2001.
  • Faculty Member, Al-Khair University (AJK), Jan 2001 to May 2001
  • Faculty Member, NICON Davis Road Branch Lahore, Jan. 2000 to Dec. 2000 

Areas of Research

  • Image Processing
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Adaptive Learning Systems
  • Machine Translation
  • Database Systems
  • Web Development

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