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Nizar Habash

Nizar Habash is a Professor of Computer Science at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). He is also the director of the Computational Approaches to Modeling Language (CAMeL) Lab. Professor Habash specialises in natural language processing and computational linguistics. Before joining NYUAD in 2014, he was a research scientist at Columbia University's Center for Computational Learning Systems. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Maryland College Park in 2003. He has two bachelors degrees, one in Computer Engineering and one in Linguistics and Languages. His research includes extensive work on machine translation, morphological analysis, and computational modelling of Arabic and its dialects. Professor Habash has been a principal investigator or co-investigator on over 25 research grants, and he has over 250 publications including a book titled Introduction to Arabic Natural Language Processing. Professor Habash is the recipient of the 2022 King Salman Academy for Arabic Language Award.

Nizar Habash

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    Nizar Habash on Teaching Robots Arabic

    What happens when Arabic meets artificial intelligence? Computational language expert Nizar Habash explores the opportunities and ramifications of colliding one of the world’s most widely spoken languages with cutting-edge technology.

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    Toby Walsh: Artificial Intelligence in a Human World

    Can AI systems ever be creative? Can they be moral? Join Toby Walsh, Chief Scientist at Australia’s AI Institute and author of Faking It, to find out.

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    75.00 AED


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