LIST OF PAPERS SUBMITTED FOR PRESENTATION
AT THE TAMIL INTERNET 2002 CONFERENCE

Foster City, California, USA, Sept 24-26, 2002


Topic
Tamil Unicode
1. Unicode and Tamil: The State of the World
Mr. Michael S. Kaplan, Trigeminal Softwares, USA
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2. Issues in Indic Language Collation
Ms. Cathy Wissink, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA, USA
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3. Sorting It All Out: An introduction to Collation
Ms. Cathy Wissink (Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, USA
Mr. Michael S. Kaplan (Trigeminal Softwares, USA)
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4. An investigation on Unicode Standards for Tamil
Prof. M. Ponnavaiko, Tamil Virtual Univ, Chennai, Tamilnadu
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5. Optimisation Techniques in Unicode Tamil Font Development
Mr. A. Elangovan, Cadgraf Computers, Chennai, Tamilnadu
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6.Glyph Choices and Techniques for Building Unicode Based Tamil Fonts
Muthu Nedumaran , Malaysia
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Topic
Tamil Implementation, Search Engines
1. Indic Writing Systems on the Java(TM) 2 Platform
Naoto Sato, Java Internationalization, Sun Microsystems, CA, USA
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2. Indic Language Support in Oracle Systems,
Shashank Shekhar, Senior Development Manager, Oracle India Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
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3. PONN: a Tamil Operating Environment
P. Prasanna Venkatesan, T. Chitralekha and P. Kuppuswami,
Dept of Computer Science, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India
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4.Tamil Search Engine
Mr. Baskaran Sankaran, Anna Univ- KBC Research Center,
Madras Inst of Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu
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5. Encoding Detection in Internet Search Engines
D. Sivaraj, TN, USA
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6. TSCII Interface to Online Tamil Lexicon at Cologne
Subramanian Anbumani, Virginia Polytech. Univ, Blacksburg, VA, USA
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7. The Morphological Generator and Parsing Engine for Tamil Verb Forms
R. Dhurai Pandi, Ultimate Software Solution, Dindigul, Tamilnadu, India
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8. A robust method for searching across mixed transliterated Tamil texts
K. Rajaraman, Laboratories for Information Technology, Singapore &
V.S. Senthilkumar, Array networks, CA, USA
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Topic
Machine Translation of Tamil Materials
1. An Interactive Approach to Development of English-Tamil
Machine Translation System on the Web.
Dr. Vasu Renganathan, Department of South Asia Regional Studies &
Penn Language Center, Univ of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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2. Russian to Tamil Machine Translation System at Tamil University
Dr. K.C. Chellamuthu (former Prof. at Tamil Univ, Tanjore),
Network Appliances, Sunnyvale, California, USA
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3. Machine Translation as related to Tamil
Mr. B. Kumara Shanmugam, Anna Univ-KBC Center for Internet Research,
Madras Inst. of Technology, Chrompet, Tamilnadu, India
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4. The Challenges in designing English to Tamil Machine Aided Translation Packages,
Mr. R. Dhurai Pandi, Ultimate Software Solution, Dindigul, Tamilnadu, India
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5. Preliminaries for Digitizing the Personal Pronoun in English into Tamil
(Distribution -Sensitive Machine Translation Aid (DSMTA) - A Demo Paper,
Dr. S. Kamatshi, Lecturer in Linguistics studies Unit, Dept of Tamil Language,
Madras University, Chennai, Tamilnadu
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6. The Morphophonemic Rule for Tamil Computing
Mr. R. Dhurai Pandi, Ultimate Software Solution, Dindigul, Tamilnadu, India
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Topic
Optical Character Recognition, Speech/voice Recognition, ....
1. OCR Software for Printed Tamil Text
Dr. V. Krishnamoorthy, Professor, Crescent Engg College, Chennai, Tamilnadu
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2. Bilingual (Tamil - Roman) Text Recognition on Windows
Aparna K G, Dhanya D and Dr. A G Ramakrishnan, Indian Inst of Science, Bangalore
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3. Parallel Processing in OCR - A Multithreaded approach
G L Jayavardhana Rama, A G Ramakrishnan and Devaraj Gupta,
Dept. of Electrical Engg, Indian Inst of Science, Bangalore, India
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4. Tamil IT: Interactive Speech Translation in Tamil
K.M. Ganesh and S. Subramanian,
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India
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5. A Two Stage Classification Approach to Tamil Handwriting Recognition
S. Hewavitharana, Department of Computer Science, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. &
H.C. Fernando, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Sri Lanka.
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6. Ģɢ Ţ
. Ш. ʧ , θ,
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7. Thirukkural II - A Text-to-Speech Synthesis System
P. Prathibha, A. G. Ramakrishnan, R. Muralishankar,
Dept of Electrical Engg, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
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8. Web-enabled Speech Synthesizer for Tamil,
P. Prathiba and A.G. Ramakrishnnan,
Dept. of Electrical Engg, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
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Topic
Computer-aided Teaching of Tamil (Multimedia- or Online/Web-assisted)
1. Tamil Teaching via Distance Learning: Achievements and Prospects for the Future
Prof. Harold F. Schiffman, Penn Language Center, Univ of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
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2. The Singapore Tamil Classroom Challenge, Teaching Strategies and
Tamil Internet - Striking The Perfect Balance,
Mrs. Ravindran, Chua Chu Kang Primary School, Singapore
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3. E - Learning in Tamil - The Singapore Tamil Classroom Journey,
Miss Sandi Perumal ( Kranji Primary School, Singapore ) &
Mrs. Kalyani Rajendran ( Princess Elizabeth Primary School, Singapore )
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4. ﺢ ɢ
., Ţ짼â¡ Ǣ,
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5. Ţ Ƣ - ,
Mohamed Shariff H.A, Subject co-ordinator - Tamil Language,
Anglo-Chinese School(Independent), Singapore
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6. ɢ Ƣ : â
Ө . , Ƹ
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7. Ţ (Digital Learning in Digital Village)
Ms. Subashini Kanagasundaram, Hewlett-Packard, Boeblingen, Germany
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8. ɢ/ Ƣ
Ө . ġ, ĸ ơá , , ¡
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9. Ƣ¡ 츽 츢 Ƣ
. š. . . áĢ ,  â, &
. Ţú, Ԧ, ¡, â측
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10. The usage of Tamil Softwares and Web-pages in the teaching
and learning of Tamil Language in Malaysian Tamil Schools.
M. Paramasivam, University Putra Malaysia, Selongor, Malaysia
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11. ¡ + Ţ Ţ = Ţ¢
. & . á, Ƹ, , ¡
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12. Learning and Teaching Languages with Internet-Web
Mr, Siva Pillai, Goldsmith College, Univ of London, London, UK
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13.. Multimedia-assisted Teaching of Tamil,
Eric Miller, Doctoral Student in Tamil folklore, Univ of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
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14. Multimedia & Online resource based teaching in Tamil
Dr. M. Ponnavaiko, Director, Tamil Virtual University
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15. Literary enrichment with IT resources
Dr.A. Ra. Sivakumaran, National Institute of Education, Singapore
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16. Tamil Educational Multimedia Software Creation made Easy - An Experience"
R. Kalaimani, National Institute of Education, singapore
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17. 󨾸 ɢ Ƣ Ţ
츢â, צ Ȣ¡,
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Topic
Tamil Digital Texts, E-archiving of Heritage Materials, E-publishing, ...
1. Digitizing Heritage Materials - Promises and Problems!
Dr. N. Kannan, Tamil Heritage Foundation, Boeblingen, Germany
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2. Prospects for Machine Translation of the Tamil Language
Fredric C. Gey, University of California, Berkeley
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3. Unicode-Based Digital Databases for Tamil Cultural Heritage Materials
K. Kalyanasundaram (Lausanne, Switzerland) &
Muthu Nedumaran, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4. Optimisation Techniques for Scanning and Processing of Olai Chuvadis:
A. Elangovan, Cadgraf Computers, Chennai, Tamilnadu
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5. e-publishing in Tamil - Today and Tomorrow
P. Dhanapal, Minveli Media and Language Services, Coimbatore, India
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6. Syntactic Tagging of Tamil Corpus,
K.Rajan , Muthiah Polytechnic College, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu ,
M.Ganesan, CAS in Linguistics, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar) and
V.Ramalingam, Dept of Computer Science and Engg, Annamalai Univ, Tamilnadu
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7. Digital Archives for German-Tamil Studies with particular reference to
some ancient Tamil Heritage Aspects,
Dr. C.S. Mohanavelu, Dept of History, Presidency College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
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8. Ƹá
Ũ - â
Mr. R. Dhurai Pandi, Ultimate Software Solution, Dindigul, Tamilnadu, India
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9. Ӿ
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ĸ ơá , -600 113, ¡
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10. Ȣ ¡ -
, ׸.
Ө. . ,
á ȢŢ â, â, ¡
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Topic
Tamil Internet - content, search, standards, ...
1. ĸ Ǣ - Ӿ (World Tamil cyber community) C.M. Elanttamil & N. Selvanathan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Click here to download
2. Ũ ȢӨĢ ź.
. .áá, Ш,
á Ƣ Ƹ, 40450 ġ, ĺ¡
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3. Need for Tamil Intranet
Mr. C. Sivakumar, M.S (Software Engineer, HCL Technologies Ltd. Chennai) &
Ms. P. Srivalli, Dept of Journalism/Communication, University of Madras, Chennai.
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4. The Role of Subtitling to Tamil Viewers
Dr. Chellamuthu Rajamani, Head, Astro Vanavil Television, Malaysia
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Topic
Bridging Digital Divide, E-governance, Open Source, ....
1. e-Government: The Singapore
Arun Mahizhnan, Inst. of Policy Studies, Singapore &
Narayanan Andiappan, Infocomm Dev. Authority (IDA), Singapore
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2. Imperatives of Local Language Initiatives in e-Governance
M. Anandakrishnan (Chair, INFITT), Chennai, Tamilnadu
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3. Bridging the Digital Divide - A Blueprint for deploying Linux in Tamilnadu Schools
V. Venkataramanan, Photonics Research Ontario, Toronto, Canada
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Topic
Standards for Encoding, Keyboards, Transliteration, Glossary,....
1. Standardization of Encoding Conversion P. Chellappan, Palaniappa Brothers, Chennai Click here to download
2. Transliteration of Indic Scripts : Implementation in ICU (International Components
of Unicode) and Lessons Learned
Raghuram Viswanadha, IBM Globalization Center of Competency, San Jose, CA, USA
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3. Transliteration of Tamil to English for the Information Technology,
'jAzhan' Ramalingam Shanmugalingam ('appuAcci'), San Diego, CA, USA
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4. Extensible Technologies for Writing System Implementation
Sharon Correll, SIL International, Dallas, Texas, USA
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5. ġ ,
.񧼡, .Ģ, Ƹ ú Ƣ
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6. ɢ  ȢӨȸ.
. .áá, Ш,
á Ƣ Ƹ, 40450 ġ, ĺ¡
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7. ȢŢ 째
Ө á , Ƣ Ш, þ Ƹ, 
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Topic
Tamil Script Reform, Language evolution, & Others
1. (á 1.12)
Ш š BSc (Ш ź󧾊)
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2. ĸƢǢ
Ө..ç,
Ȣ â, , , ¡
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3. Ӿ
. â, ɡ , 42,
, , ֡ 607 002, , ¡
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4. Ƣ ȢŢ Ƣ
. 츢â, צ Ȣ¡,
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5. Linguistic Demands of Electronic Tamil
R. Natarajan Asst. Editor, The Hindu, Chennai
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