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Dr Ratna Sanyal

Prof Ratna Sanyal

Dr Ratna Sanyal
Dr Ratna Sanyal is Professor, Computer Science & Engineering, and Dean, Research at NIIT University (NU). Dr Sanyal received her PhD degree in 1989 from the Banaras Hindu University and has more than 37 years of teaching and research experience.

Previously, Dr Sanyal managed different National and International government-funded projects such as PI, CO-PI, etc., and acted as coordinator for projects such as the Universal Digital Library (UDL); Technology Development in Indian Languages; Digitization projects, ASEAN – INDIA S&T Digital Library; DSIR-APTECH Web-Based Education System, etc. Her current areas of research include software engineering, natural language processing and digital library issues.

Dr Sanyal has published more than 64 papers in international journals, conferences and books, and has given more than twenty invited talks. She is a member of the editorial board of international journals and of program committees, as well as reviewer of many national and international conferences and journals.

Dr Sanyal has been honoured with the ‘Test of Time’ award for her phenomenal influence on SW engineering practices in ISEC 2020. She has also been honoured with national and international educational honours including the ‘Best Educationist’ award (2016) and a ‘Certificate of Education Excellence’ by IIEM, New Delhi.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD

Experience

  • Teaching and research – 33 years

Courses taught

  • Software Engineering
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Research Methodology

Research areas

  • Software Requirement Engineering
  • Natural Language Processing – Machine Translation
  • Sentiment Analysis
  • Multiword Extraction
  • Fake News Detection
  • Document Summarization
  • Technology Related to Digital Libraries

Consulting areas

  • NLP and Technology Related to Digital Libraries

Selected publications

  • A. Misra, S. Hossain and R. Sanyal, “Context based NLP framework of textual tagging for low resource language,” 2021.
  • S. Sanyal and R. Sanyal, “Impact of passive and negative sentences in automatic generation of static UML diagram using NLP.,” 2020, J. Intell. Fuzzy Syst. 39(2), pp. 2047-2059.
  • S. Sanyal, R. Sanyal and B. Ghoshal, “Automated class diagram elicitation using intermediate use case template,” IET Software, pp. 25-42, 2020
  • S. Agrawal, R. Sanyal, S. Sanyal, “Statistics and linguistic rules in multiword extraction: A comparative analysis,” International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems, vol. 6, no. 1/2, pp. 59 – 70, 2014.
  • D. K. Deeptimahanti and R. Sanyal, “An innovative approach for generating static UML models from natural language requirements,” Communication in computer and Information Science, Advances in Software Engineering, Springer, vol. 30, pp. 147, 2009.

Publications

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Research papers
  • Misra, S. Hossain and R. Sanyal, “Context based NLP framework of textual tagging for low resource language,” Journal of Multimedia and Tools (accepted, Dec. 2021).
  • S. Sanyal, R. Sanyal and B. Ghoshal, “Automated class diagram elicitation using intermediate use case template,” IET Software, pp. 25-42, 2021.
  • S. Sanyal and R. Sanyal, “Impact of passive and negative sentences in automatic generation of static UML diagram using NLP.,” J. Intell. Fuzzy Syst. 39(2), pp. 2047-2059, 2020.
  • S. Agrawal, R. Sanyal, S. Sanyal, “Statistics and linguistic rules in multiword extraction: A comparative analysis,” International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems, vol. 6, no. 1/2, pp. 59 – 70, 2014.
  • S. Agrawal, A. Agrawal, A. Jaspal, R. Sanyal and S. Sanyal, “Hybrid approach: A solution for extraction of domain independent multiword expressions,” International Journal of Technology Innovations and Research, vol. 5, pp. 1 – 16, 2013.
  • G. S. Tomar, M. Singh, S. Rai, A. Kumar, R. Sanyal and S. Sanyal, “Probabilistic latent semantic analysis for unsupervised word sense disambiguation,” International Journal of Computer Science Issues (IJCSI) , vol. 10, issue 5, no. 2, pp. 127-133, 2013.
  • D. Parveen, R. Sanyal, and A. Ansari, “Clause boundary identification using classifier and clause markers in Urdu language,” POLIBITS- Research journal on Computer science and computer engineering with applications, pp. 61-65, 2011.
  • N. Yadav, Y. Gupta, M. Kumar and R. Sanyal, Semantic Classification, “Keyword mining and search space optimization for digital ecosystems,” Journal of Multimedia Processing and Technologies, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 131-140, 2010.
  • R. Sanyal, K. Keshri and V. Nand, “Importance of retrieving noun phrases and named entities from digital library content,” Journal of Zhejiang Univ-Sci C (Computer & Electronics), vol. 11(11), pp. 844-849, (2010)
  • D. K. Deeptimahanti and R. Sanyal, “An innovative approach for generating static UML models from natural language requirements,” Communication in Computer and Information Science, Advances in Software Engineering, Springer, vol. 30, pp. 147, 2009.
  • R. Sanyal, D. Raj, D. K. Gupta and A. Varma, “DLworm: A system for workflow and repository management for digital libraries,” International Journal – World Digital Library, vol. 1(2), pp. 121-136, 2008.
Conference papers
  • Bhowmik, S. Sharma and R. Sanyal, “Graph based extractive summarization with anaphora resolution,” Nuclear CSE, NIIT University, 2022.
  • R. Sanyal, “Impact of NLP in requirement engineering,” ISEC, IIIT Jabalpur, 2020, invited talk.
  • S. Sanyal, R. Sanyal, B. Ghoshal, “Automatic extraction of structural model from semi structured software requirement specification,” 2018 IEEE/ACIS 17th International Conference on Computer and Information Science (ICIS), Singapore, 2018, pp. 543-548.
  • “Uses of natural language processing and information retrieval techniques for aggregative digital repository,” International Conference on Digital Libraries, TERI, New Delhi, 2013, invited talk.
  • Sadh, A. Sahu, D. Srivastava, R. Sanyal, S. Sanyal, “Extraction of relevant figures and tables for multi-document summarization,” CICLing (2), 2012, pp. 402-413.
  • S. Gupta, R. Sanyal, “Advanced Object oriented metrics for process measurement,” The Sixth International Conference on Software Engineering Advances, ICSEA, Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
  • R. Sinha and R. Sanyal, “Creating aggregative digital repository in distributed environment using service oriented architecture,” International Conference on Asian Languages, Tokyo, Japan, 2011.
  • D. K. Deeptimahanti and R. Sanyal, “Semi-automatic generation of UML models from natural language requirements,” ISEC, 2011, pp. 165-174.
  • S. Manchanda, S. S. Rawat, D. Gupta, A. Bhusal, A. Ansari and R. Sanyal, “Language independent lexicon building tool,” IndoWordNet, International Conference On Natural Language Processing, 2010.
  • N. Yadav, Y. Gupta, M. Kumar and R. Sanyal, “Semantic document classification and keyword spotting in digital repositories,” The International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES’09), Lyon/France, 2009.
  • N. Yadav, Y. Gupta, M. Kumar, R. Sanyal, “Semantic document classification and keyword spotting in digital repositories,” MEDES ’09: Proceedings of the International Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems, 2009, pp. 157-161.
  • A Pappu and R Sanyal, “Vaakkriti: Sanskrit tokenizer” In Proc. International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing, IJCNLP, Hyderabad, 2008.
  • N. Yadav, Y. Gupta, M. Kumar, R. Sanyal, “Indexing heritage documents in encyclopaedias using optimized named entity recognition techniques,” International Conference on VSMM, Cyprus, 2008.
  • D Kumar and R Sanyal, “SUGAR: Static UML model generator from analysis of requirements,” International Conference on Advanced Software Engineering & Its Applications (ASEA, 2008), Hainan island, China, 2008.
  • A Nayan, B R Rao, P Singh, S Sanyal and R Sanyal, “Named entity recognition for Indian languages,” in Proc. International Workshop on NER for South and South East Asian Languages, IJCNLP, 2008.
  • R. K. Sharma, R. Bhattacharrya, R. Sanyal, S. Sanyal, “U-Net-Based Approach for Segmentation of Tables from Scanned Pages,” CVIP (3), 2020, pp. 1-11.
Book chapters
  • Analysis of student’s performance from chat transcripts and online discussion forum: D. Kalra, A. Jain, V. Bisht, R. Sanyal, Project innovations in distributed computing and intelligent system, pp: 75-91 (2022)
  • R Sanyal, “Techniques for Extraction of Metadata from Heritage Documents,” Multimedia Information Extraction and Digital Heritage Preservation, published by world scientific, pp. 261-280, 2011.

Copyrights

Following Copyrights on Technology Development in Indian Languages with MCIT, New Delhi, CDAC Pune during 2015-2017:
  • Language Resource Management Tool
  • Transliteration Tool from English to Urdu
  • Urdu – Lexicon
  • Parallel Corpus (Tourism and Health)
  • Urdu Synsets
  • POS and Chunker
  • Morphological Analyzer

Awards and recognition

Awards
Recognition
i) National
ii) International

Other Interests

Software development, interacting with students, listening to music and cooking.

Media articles/blogs

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