Paper: Vaakkriti: Sanskrit Tokenizer

ACL ID I08-2075
Title Vaakkriti: Sanskrit Tokenizer
Venue International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing
Session Main Conference
Year 2008

Machine Translation has evolved tremen- dously in the recent time and stood as center of research interest for many computer scientists. Developing a Machine Transla- tion system for ancient languages is much more fascinating and challenging task. A detailed study of Sanskrit language reveals that its well-structured and finely orga- nized grammar has affinity for automated translation systems. This paper provides necessary analysis of Sanskrit Grammar in the perspective of Machine Translation and alsoprovidesoneofthepossiblesolutionfor Samaas Vigraha(Compound Dissolution). Keywords: Machine Translation, Sanskrit, Natural Language Parser, Samaas Vigraha, Tokenization