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DR. MADHAV GOPAL is currently Assistant Professor in Sanskrit at ARSD College, University of Delhi. He obtained his higher education from University of Allahabad and JNU. He holds double Master’s in Sanskrit and Linguistics. He got JRF from UGC in both these subjects. He has been awarded PhD in Computational Sanskrit from JNU. His research interests include Sanskrit Linguistics, Adwaita Vedanta, Anaphor Resolution, Sanskrit POS Tagging and Sanskrit Language Teaching. Dr. Gopal has three book publications which are shelved in the libraries of University of Cornell and University of Pennsylvania too. He has so far five Springer publications to his credit and several other paper publications in journals and the proceedings of national and international conferences. He has conducted many workshops and presented several papers in national and international seminars and conferences in India and abroad.

Educational Qualification

B.A. :              2004, Sanskrit & Eng. Litt., University of Allahabad

M.A. :              2006, Sanskrit, University of Allahabad

M.A. :              2009, Linguistics, JNU

M.Phil. :          2012, Sanskrit Anaphor Resolution, JNU

Ph.D.:              2022, Sanskrit Null Pronouns: Challenges in Machine Recognition and Resolution, JNU, New Delhi 

NET/JRF:        Sanskrit, June 2011, UGC

NET/JRF:        Linguistics, November 2011, UGC

Career Profile

Dr. Madhav Gopal has been teaching in the colleges of University of Delhi for the last one decade. He joined the ARSD College in August 2023, as an Assistant Professor in Sanskrit.

Areas of Specialization / Interest

Dr. Gopal's areas of specilization include Sanskrit Linguistics, Adwaita Vedanta, Anaphor Resolution, Sanskrit POS Tagging and Sanskrit Language Teaching.

Subjects Taught

Indian Philosophy, Indian Culture, Sanskrit Linguistics, Sanskrit Literature, Ayurveda, Sanskrit Grammar, Morphology, POS tagging, Anaphor resolution

Publications Profile

 

  1. Evaluating Tagsets for Sanskrit, (co-authors D.P. Singh and D. Mishra) pp. 150-161, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, vol. 6465, ISSN 0302-9743, Heidelberg: Springer. 2010

http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-17528-2_11

  1. संस्कृतभाषापदवर्गाङ्कनव्यवस्थायाः विभिन्नप्रकाराणां अनुशीलनम्, पृष्ठाः 58-64, अनूदितलेखः, गणकपाणिनीयम्, द्वितीयो भागः, संस्कृत अकेडमी, उस्मानिया विश्वविद्यालय, हैदराबाद। ISBN: 978-93-80171-16-6. (2010)
  2. Annotating Sanskrit corpus: Adapting IL-POSTS, (co-authors Girish Nath Jha and D. Mishra), pp. 371-379,  Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, vol. 6562, ISSN 0302-9743, Heidelberg: Springer. 2011

http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-642-20095-3_34

  1. Tagging Sanskrit Corpus Using BIS POS Tagset, (co-author Girish N. Jha), pp. 191-194, Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol. 139, ISSN 1865-0929, Heidelberg: Springer. 2012

http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-19403-0_30

  1. Resolving Anaphors in Sanskrit, (co-author Girish Nath Jha), pp. 83-92,  Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, vol. 8387, ISSN 0302-9743, Heidelberg: Springer. 2014
  2. Annotating Sanskrit corpus: Adapting IL-POSTS, (co-authors Girish Nath Jha and D. Mishra), pp. 467-471. In: 4th Language and Technology Conference: Human Language Technologies as a challenge for Computer Science and Linguistics, November 6-8, 2009 Poznan, Poland: Wydawnictwo Poznanskie Sp. Z o. o.
  3. Resolving Anaphors in Sanskrit, (co-author Girish Nath Jha), pp. 172-176. In: 5th Language and Technology Conference: Human Language Technologies as a challenge for Computer Science and Linguistics, November 6-8, 2011, Poznan, Poland: Fundacja Uniwersytetu im. A. Mickiewicza, ul. Rubiez.
  4. ‘Hindi Vyakaran ki Parampara para kuchha Abhinava Vichar’ Review of Hindi Vyakaran ka Itihas by Anant Nath Chaudhury, Bihar Hindi Granth Akadami, Patana. In Gaveshana, ank 99, April-June 2011, pp. 135-144, Kendriya Sansthan Agra.
  5. Annotating Bundeli Corpus Using the BIS POS Tagset, pp. 50-56. In: Workshop on Indian Language and Data: Resources and Evaluation, LREC, 2012, Istanbul.
  6. Developing Sanskrit Corpora Based on the National Standard: Issues and Challenges (co-author with Girish Nath Jha) pp. 57-64. In: Workshop on Indian Language and Data: Resources and Evaluation, LREC, 2012, Istanbul.
  7. Zero Pronouns and Their Resolution in Sanskrit Texts, (co-author Girish N. Jha), pp. 255-267, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 683, ISSN 21945357, Cham: Springer. 2018 (Scopus)
  8. Acharya Motilal Sharma ki Apaurusheyata Vishayaka Avadharana, pp. 107-109, Vaak Sudha, vol. 27, ISSN 23476605, New Delhi: Vaaksudha Publication. 2021
  9. Valency of Sanskrit Verbs and Null Pronoun Resolution, pp. 85-87, Global Thought, vol. 20, ISSN 24560898, New Delhi: Vaaksudha Publication. 2021

14.  Yogadarshana mein Chiti, Chetas aur Chittavritti ki Awadharanaaye, pp. 70-73, Vaak Sudha, vol. 32, ISSN 23476605, New Delhi: Vaaksudha Publication. 2022.

15.  Sanskritaadhyayanajanita aajeevikaaen, pp.336-341, Swatantryottara Bharat mein Sanskrit ki Vikas Yatra, ISBN 9788195383207, Patna: Saraswatam Publication.2022

16.  Punaraayaahi, pp. 55-56, Sanskrita Pratibha, vol. 83, ISSN 05583764, New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi.2022

17.  Sanskritabhashashikshana mein Dhatupatha ka Mahattva, pp. 15-17, Padaganga. Vol. 4, ISSN 2581-6446, Balahar: CSU Vedavyas Parisar. 23

Books Published:

18. Indian Language Part-of-Speech Tagset: Sanskrit, Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (2011).     ISBN: 1-58563-575-8  (http://www.ldc.upenn.edu/Catalog/catalogEntry.jsp?catalogId=LDC2011T04)

19.  Anaphor Resolution in the Sanskrit Text Panchatantra: A Rule Based Approach to Resolve Lexical Anaphors in Sanskrit, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Verlag, Germany (2012). ISBN: 9783848492725.

https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9959986653503681

https://newcatalog.library.cornell.edu/catalog/8257232

20. Supadma Madhurashtaka Vivaranam, Supadma Publications, Bangalore (2022).

 ISBN: 9788195570485

 

Conference Participation / Presentations

Papers Presented in Conferences/Seminars

  1. “Resolving Anaphors in Sanskrit”, paper presented in the 5th Language and Technology Conference: Human Language Technologies as a challenge for Computer Science and Linguistics, November 6-8, 2011, Poznan, Poland.
  2. “Application of BIS POS Tagset for Sanskrit: Case of Verbs and Particles”, in the National Seminar on POS Annotation for Indian Languages: Issues and Perspectives 12th-13th December, 2011, LDC-IL, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.
  3. “Strategies for Anaphora Handling in Pancatantra” in the 15th World Sanskrit Conference, New Delhi, 5th to 10th January, 2012,      Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi and International Association of Sanskrit Studies.
  4. “Sanskrit Anaphora Resolution System (SARS)”, in the Twentieth International Congress of Vedanta            December 28-31, 2011, Center for Indic Studies, University of Massachusetts (Dartmouth), USA & Special Center for Sanskrit Studies & Center for Philosophy Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  5. “Using Vedanta for Solving the Problem of Corruption”, in the Twentieth International Congress of Vedanta, December 28-31, 2011 Center for Indic Studies, University of Massachusetts (Dartmouth), USA & Special Center for Sanskrit Studies & Center for Philosophy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  6. ‘Ubiquity of Sanskrit Culture’ in the international conference on “Dispassionate Churning of Indology” at Udupi, Karnataka, 04-06 January, 2019.
  7. ‘Ashtawakra Gita and Yogasutra: A Comparison’ in the international conference on “Dispassionate Churning of Indology” at Udupi, Karnataka, 04-06 January, 2019.
  8. “Pronouns of Sanskrit and Hindi: A Comparative Study” in the Tridiwaseeya Akhila Bharateeya Sanskrit Sammelanam, organized by Delhi Sanskrit Academy, 21-23 September, 2019.
  9. ‘Upanishad Vigyanabhashya Bhoomika mein Pratipadit Veda ka Swaroop’ in the national seminar organized by Shri Shankar Shikshayatan and Satyawati College (DU) on 2nd February, 2019.
  10. ‘Sanskrit Clauses and their Mechanical Identification’ in the national seminar on ‘Multidimensional aspects of Sanskrit and larger world’ organized by Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, in February 15-17, 2019.
  11. ‘Vaishvika Grantha ke Roop mein Panchatantra’ in the National Seminar on Global Perspectives on Sanskrit Literature, organized by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi and Ramjas College, University of Delhi, 15-16 march 2019.
  12.  “कर्मबन्धन और कर्ममुक्ति विषयक भारतीय अवधारणा” in the 25th India Conference of WAVES on the Concept of Liberty and Equality in Vedic Perspective, organized by WAVES and Shri Raghunath Kirti Campus, Central Sanskrit University, Devprayag, Uttarakhand, held from 10th to 12th December, 2021.
  13. “Human Values as Depicted in the Panchatantra” in the National Seminar on Promoting Human Values and Culture for Peaceful Co-existence, organized by Amity Centre for Sanskrit and Indic Studies and Amity Academic Staff College, Amity University Haryana, sponsored by ICPR, July 22, 2022.
  14. “संस्कृताध्ययनजनित आजीविकाएं” in the three day National Research Seminar on स्वातन्त्र्योत्तर भारत में संस्कृत की विकासयात्रा joitly organized by Sant Ganinath Government P.G. College, Muhammadabad Gohna, Mau and Uttara Pradesh Sanskrit Sansthan, Lucknow, 03-05 April, 2022.
  15. “आख्याताऽऽकाांक्षा” in the Two-Day International Conference organized by Wider Association for Vedic Studies (WAVES) in collaboration with the Department of Sanskrit, Bankura University, Bankura, West Bengal, on the theme -अखिलशास्त्रनिधिर्वेदः ‘Veda is the Treasure of all Shastras’, held from 10th to 11th January, 2022.
  16. “महाविद्यालय स्तर पर धातुपाठ का शिक्षण” in the International Sanskrit Webinar on संस्कृत-शिक्षण की विभिन्न कलाएं, jointly organized by Pt. Chiranji Lal Sharma Government College, Karnal and Haryana Sanskrit Academy, Panchakula, February 11, 2022.
  17.  “पण्डितमधुसूदन-ओझा-प्रणीते अम्भोवादग्रन्थे एमूषस्वरूपम्” in the National Seminar on Ambhowada Vimarsha, organized by Shri Shankar Shikshayatan and Department of Sanskrit, Kamla Nehru College, University of Delhi, on 21st September, 2019.
  18. “संस्कृतभाषायां सार्वनामिकशून्यता” in the Akhila Bharateeya Sanskrit shodhasammelan organized by Uttarakhand Sanskrit Academy, Haridwar from 19th December 2021 to 20th December 2021.
  19. “Argument Structure of Sanskrit Verbs” in the International Research Seminar, organized by the Kalidasa Academy of Sanskrit, Music and Fine Arts, Delhi and Bharati College, University of Delhi, from 19th – 20th January, 2019.
  20. “Application of Centering Theory in Kalidasian Prose” in the International Research Seminar, organized by the Kalidasa Academy of Sanskrit, Music and Fine Arts, Delhi and Bharati College, University of Delhi, from 19th – 20th January, 2020.
  21. “शाकुन्तलं में धर्मपुरुषार्थ का चित्रण” in the International Research Seminar, organized by the Kalidasa Academy of Sanskrit, Music and Fine Arts, Delhi and Bharati College, University of Delhi, from 12th – 13th April, 2022.
  22. “Cultural Roots of National Integration: Vedantic and Yogic View” in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Psychology of National Integration, organized by Department of Applied Psychology, SPM College, University of Delhi, 30-31 July, 2019.
  23. “Empty Categories in Sanskrit” in the National Seminar on Linguistics and Languages Sciences in India, organized by Centre for Linguistics, JNU, New Delhi in collaboration with CIIL, Mysore, from 09-10 August, 2019.
  24. “Sanskrit Thoughts for Social Betterment” in the National Seminar on Sanskrit and Inner Development, jointly organized by the SSIS, JNU; Sanskrita Bharati and Indian Knowledge System Cell, Government of India, at the Convention Centre, JNU, on October 9, 2022.
  25. “Being ‘Swastha’ in Yogadarshanam” in the International Yoga Conference, jointly organized by the Adhyatma Yoga Sansthan, New Delhi and Bharati College, University of Delhi, 19-20 October, 2023.
  26. “Varuna Deity, Nature and Man” in the 27th India Conference of WAVES, on “Man and Nature in the Vedic Tradition: Modern Perspective” organized by the  Wider Association for Vedic Studies (WAVES) in collaboration with the Department of Sanskrit, University of Delhi (South Campus), from 1st to 3rd December, 2023.
  27. “शिवराजविजयस्य प्रथमनिश्वासे निरूपिता संस्कृतिः” in the Akhila Bharateeya Sanskrit Shodhasammelan on “Vartamanakale Arvacheenavangamayasya Upadeyata” organized by Uttarakhand Sanskrit Academy, Haridwar from 17th March 2023 to 18th March 2023.
  28.  “पण्डित मधुसूदन ओझा कृत “ब्रह्मसिद्धान्त” ग्रन्थ में रस और बल तत्व” in the three-day national seminar on “Philosophical Contribution of Madhusudan Ojha” organized by the Indian Council of Philosophical Research (Government of India) at Darshan Bhawan, New Delhi from 4th to 6th January, 2024.
  29. “संस्कृत के अदृष्टपदों के परिशीलन में प्रयुक्त तकनीकी शब्दावली” in the National Conference on “भारतीय भाषाओँ की जननी संस्कृत का भाषा वैज्ञानिक पक्ष और तकनीकी शब्दावली” jointly organized by the Dev Sanskriti University, Haridwar and Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology (Government of India), New Delhi, 06-07 March, 2024.

Administrative Assignments

Dr. Gopal is currently the Teacher Incharge of the Department of Sanskrit.

Other Activities

 

Workshops Conducted as a Resource Person:

 

1. “Computational Sanskrit: Prospects and Challenges”, A two day National Workshop at Sanatana Dharma College (Lahore), Ambala Cantt., Sponsored by Director General, Higher Education of Haryana, 20-21 December, 2013.

 

2. “Sanskrit Texts Digitization and Preservation”, A one week National Workshop at Zakir Husain Delhi College (Evening), University of Delhi, 03-08 October, 2016.

 

3. “Designing Algorithm to Resolve Sanskrit Covert Pronouns”, a one day National Workshop at Sanatana Dharma College (Lahore), Ambala Cantt., 26th February, 2022.

 

4. “Ayurveda and Its Various Dimensions”, a Six Day National Workshop at Zakir Husain Delhi College (Evening), University of Delhi, 29/01/2024 to 03/02/2024.

5. “Anaphor Resolution and Machine Translation” National Workshop on Machine Translation: Resource Creation and Manpower Training SSIS, JNU 23/03/2024.