Anusaaraka is a Natural Language Processing (NLP) Research and Development project undertaken by CIF. It is a machine translation system with a difference, as it commits to providing the users an output which gives them access to the original text with 100% faithfulness. This is achieved by giving a layered output of how the given English text is translated to Hindi, online help and user-training.
Another salient feature of Anusaaraka is that it uses Indian grammatical concepts in its language analysis and more importantly, it takes inspiration from the information theoretic aspect of Paninian grammar in its design and development. The core underlying philosophy of Anusaaraka is the ˜yagna spirit which enables and encourages people to participate in the development and improvement of the software. Thereby, the masses need not merely be consumers of technology but can also become contributors.
This project is being carried out in collaboration with the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) and University of Hyderabad, Department of Sanskrit Studies.
In the distinct spirit of Chinmaya Mission Anusaaraka will be available for free under the General Public License (GPL).
More details at: anusaaraka.iiit.ac.in
Support Anusaaraka :
Research activities need the support of three MPs:
> Mind Power
> Man Power
> Money Power
We request you to support us in whichever way you can, thereby, helping us fulfill Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayanandas Vision for CIF.
To support with Mind Power and Man Power
Money Power Support Options
The following schemes are based on the financial support provided to Language Resource Developers who are contributing to Anusaaraka:
- Adopt a word => INR 1000 / USD 20
- Adopt a page => INR 3000 / USD 60
- Adopt 4 pages => INR 15000 / USD 300
The following amounts are calculated for a minimum core group:
- Support for a month => INR 100000 / USD 2000
- Support for 6 months => INR 600000 / USD 12000
- Support for one year => INR 1200000 / USD 24000
- Project Sponsorship g INR 1.5 crore / USD 300000
Contributions may be sent by cheque/draft favouring ˜Chinmaya International Foundation to:
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Project Manager, Anusaaraka
Chinmaya International Foundation
Adi Sankara Nilayam, Veliyanad P. O.
Ernakulam, Kerala, India - 682 319