The QALB Project


QALB (Qatar Arabic Language Bank) is a joint project between the NLP Group at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) and Nizar Habash and colleagues at Columbia University , New York University in Abu Dhabi, and University of Paris-Sud. The project aims to build a large corpus of manually corrected Arabic text for building automatic correction tools for Arabic text. Furthermore, the project includes research on statistical techniques for automatic correction of Arabic text.



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This project is supported by National Priority Research Program (NPRP grant 4-1058-168) of the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF).