Digital Transformation in Dehkhoda Lexicon and Persian Language Teaching
According to the Dehkhoda Institute's Public Relations and International Affairs, a professional meeting, in Persian, will be held on digital transformation in the Dehkhoda Lexicon and Persian language teaching. This meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at 10:00 am., as one of the professional meetings of the First Digital Festival of the University of Tehran.
In this meeting, Dr. Hadi Veisi (Scientific Vice President of Dehkhoda Lexicon Institute and Associate Professor of Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran) will be the manager, and Dr. Mahmoud Bijankhan (Dean of Dehkhoda Lexicon Institute and Professor of Faculty of Literature and Humanities, University of Tehran), Dr. Mehrnoosh Shamsfard (Associate Professor of Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, Shahid Beheshti University) and Dr. Dara Tafazoli (Researcher in Education at Newcastle University, Australia) will speak on the digitalization of the Dehkhoda Institute.
In this meeting, the issue of how to digitize Persian Lexicon writing as well as the Institute’s Persian teaching will be discussed and the measures taken for the digital transformation of Dehkhoda Institute will be reviewed, such as: providing access to the full content of Dehkhoda Lexicon via the Institute’s website, designing and implementing the online system of Persian language teaching, producing contents which are related to Persian language development in cyberspace, Dehkhoda Virtual Museum, electronic corpus of Persian texts and future actions to digitize Dehkhoda Institute will further be discussed, including: Providing online access to the institute's dictionaries as API for the other organizations and businesses use, utilizing artificial intelligence technologies and natural language processing in the preparation of various lexicons and corpora, compiling a dictionary, the creation of a software system for lexicography automation, the development of a linguistic corpus for extracting lexicons, the building and presenting Persian learner corpus, the Persian language teaching system for children. In this meeting, two digital products of the institute will be unveiled (The Online Persian Alphabet Teaching System and Dehkhoda Medium Lexicon Mobile Application)
Those interested in participating in this meeting can first register at https://event.ut.ac.ir for free and then search and select this panel from the list of sessions. It is worth mentioning that in addition to this panel, interested people can participate in other panels of the First Digital Festival of the University of Tehran.