have served the purpose of communication within a society and thereby the
dissemination of information. Spoken as well as written languages have
held the attention of scholars all over the world because evolution of
languages is an interesting area of research. Today, we are still looking
for clues to tell us about the origin of many of our languages. This
is a very interesting problem within India, for we are not in a position
to correctly date our early literary works.
The interest in studying
languages with respect to their grammatical structure as well as
the roots from which words of the language have been derived, has never
waned and is still sustained by many scholars in India as well as
the world. Such study brings in Mathematics for the purpose of analyzing
the structure of sentences and here the computer has proved to be
a valuable tool for linguistic scholars.
here is computational linguistics in the context of Indian languages. Our
languages are phonetic in nature and the representations of the sounds
form the symbols of our scripts. The concept of sound is very important
in Indian Languages, specifically Sanskrit.
The links given
below will take you to many different topics of interest, from poetry,
prose, grammar and such to Palindromes, morphology, text analysis and some
1. Topics of General Interest.
2. Relationships between
Scripts over the ages.
Earliest known works in different
Grammar of Indian languages.
Evolution of different writing
Poetry and the Metre
in respect of derived languages.
4. Interpreting ancient texts.
5. Text processing in Indian
languages using the computer.
6. Special computer programs
for linguistic text processing.
7. Linguistic Corpora.