“Confidence and Hard work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make you a successful person.”  
Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Hi, This is Partha (Bengali: পার্থ). Here's what my name actually means :
Partha: A name given to Arjun by Lord Krishna
Origin: Hindu
Indian Community: Bengali
My Family Tree: Click Here
How to Pronounce My Name: Partha
In Aizawl (India), where I live, it is now:  

Present Status

Head of the Department
Assistant Professor
International Co-operation Officer
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
National Institute of Technology (NIT)
Aizawl, Mizoram

Email: FirstnameLastname[A T]gmail[D O T]com / Firstname[D O T]cse[A T]nitmz[D O T]ac[.]in
Website: NIT MZ

If you have any questions and suggestions just e-mail me: parthapakray[@]gmail[DOT]com If you are interested to work with me in Natural Language Processing domain just drop an email.

Work Experience


Experience 1: Worked on Research Project (INDIA)

Project Name:"Development of Cross-Lingual Information Access (CLIA) Phase II"
Sponsored By:
Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Government of India
Employer Name:
Jadavpur University, India
Senior Research Engineer

Experience 2: Worked in Instituto Politécnico Nacional (MEXICO) (Research Project)

Project Entitled: "Answer Validation through Textual Entailment".
Principal Collaborator in Mexico: Alexander Gelbukh, Center for Computing Research, National Polytechnic Institute, Col. Nueva Industrial Vallejo, Mexico City, Mexico
Principal Collaborator in India: Professor Sivaji Bandyopadhyay, Computer Science and Engineering, Jadavpur University
Sponsored by: CONACYT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología, Mexican Govt.)-DST (Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India)
First Visit Mexico: Nov 28, 2011 to Dec 30, 2011
Second Visit Mexico: June 01, 2013 to June 24, 2013
Designation: Research Engineer

Experience 3: Worked in Xerox Research Centre Europe (FRANCE)

Project Entitled: "Detection and measurement of event similarity using temporal and linguistic information"
Employer Name: Xerox Research Centre Europe (XRCE), France

Experience 4: Worked as Post Doctoral Researcher (NORWAY)

Project Entitled: "Causal Extraction from Text"
Employer Name: Norwegian University of Science & Technology

Experience 5: Worked as Post Doctoral Researcher (CZECH REPUBLIC)

Project Entitled: "Textual Entailment, Semantic Text Similarity and (Math & Text) Information Retrieval System"
Employer Name: Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

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Paper accepted in The Fourth International Conference on Mining Intelligence and Knowledge Exploration (MIKE 2016) Sandip Sarkar, Partha Pakray, Dipankar Das and Alexander Gelbukh. "Regression based Approaches for detecting and measuring Textual Similarity"

Opening one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) post under SERB-DST sponsored Project Walk-In Interview on Oct 21, 2016 at NIT Mizoram.
Mainly, JRF will work on Information Retrieval (IR), Natural Language Processing (NLP) Domain, (good programming knowledge in Java / Python/ Perl) Contact: partha.cse@nitmz.ac.in A detailed advertisement & Eligibility Criteria: http://www.nitmz.ac.in/uploaded_files/JRF_Recruitment_Advertisement_SERB_CSE.pdf Application (At time of interview): http://www.nitmz.ac.in/uploaded_files/APPLICATION_PROFORMA_JRF_CSE.pdf

Paper accepted in The 20th International Conference on Asian Language Processing (IALP 2016) Sandeep Kumar Dash, Partha Pakray and Alexander Gelbukh. "Representing action structure through semantic roles of Physiotherapy instructions"

Full paper accepted in The Tenth International Conference on Natural Language Processing (HrTAL2016) Goutam Majumder, Partha Pakray and David Pinto. "Semantic Textual Similarity using Modified WordNet Taxonomy using Tri-Gram Language Model"

I am not looking for any PhD Candidates. Please do not contact me with such requests.

Course 3: Organizing Course "161043K03 : NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING AND SENTIMENT ANALYSIS" by Prof. Alexander Gelbukh, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico at NIT Mizoram. Sponsored by GIAN, MHRD, Govt of India

Course 2: Organizing Course "161043K02 : Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing" by Dr. Benoit Favre, Aix-Marseille University (AMU), France at NIT Mizoram. Sponsored by GIAN, MHRD, Govt of India

Course 1: Organizing Course "Introduction To Robot Operating System" by Prof. Dr. David Eduardo Pinto Avendaño, BUAP Mexico at NIT Mizoram. Sponsored by GIAN, MHRD, Govt of India

During GIAN Workshop: Picture with Prof. David Pinto at NIT Mizoram.


I am in Media Coverage for arranging Digital India Event at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Mizoram as a Nodal Officer. Thanks to Vanglaini (Mizoram Daily Newspaper).


Arranged Digital India Event at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Mizoram as a Nodal Officer


Arranging a Workshop:

Second International Workshop on Recognizing Textual Entailment and Question Answering (RTE-QA 2015) collocated with 14th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2015

Send your research paper: Link: Click Here

PhD Admission @ Department of Computer Science & Engineering in National Institute of Technology, Mizoram under my guidance. If you are interested to do PhD in Natural Language Processing then apply ... Click Here [OVER]

Attending workshop on “Interdisciplinary Research on Language and Speech in Northeast India” at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati on Feb 28 to March 01, 2015.

Santanu Pal, Partha Pakray, Alexander Gelbukh, Josef Van Genabith, "Mining Parallel Resources from Comparable Corpora to improve performance of Machine Translation", 16th International Conference on Intelligent Text Processing and Computational Linguistics, April 14-20, 2015, Cairo, Egypt [ACCEPTED] [2015]

Participated Track 1, Track 2 and Track 3 in SemEval 2015 by our Semantic Textual Similarity technique (System Name: Yamraj, Masaryk University, Czech Republic).

I will attend PARSEME 1st Training School Got Grant from COST Action IC1207.

POSTER in NTCIR-11. Click Here

Working on Dialogue based Question Answering System for Indian Languages.

Arranging a Workshop:

First International Workshop on Recognizing Textual Entailment and Question Answering (RTE-QA 2014) collocated with 13th Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2014

I have visited National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico from June 01, 2013 to June 24, 2013 and worked as a Research Engineer in Natural Language and Text Processing Laboratory, IPN, Mexico.

Coming Soon: My Life My Destiny...I will publish some pages from my personal dairy.

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h-index by Google Scholar: 10 Follow Me

Selected in AREAS+ Erasmus Mundus programme 2014-2015 as a Post Doctoral Researcher.

Selected in Erusmus Mundus Scholar under cLINK Program 2014-2015 as a Post Doctoral Researcher.


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