Pawan Goyal

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India -- 721302

Phone: +91-3222282370 (Office)

Email: pawang AT cse DOT iitkgp DOT ernet DOT in

Brief Bio

I joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur as an Assistant Professor on July 30th, 2013. Prior to that, I was working at INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt as a post doctoral fellow with Prof. Gérard Huet on The Sanskrit Heritage Site.

I did my B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. I received my Ph. D. from Intelligent Systems Research Centre, Faculty of Computing and Engineering, University of Ulster, UK. My PhD advisors were Prof. Laxmidhar Behera and Prof. T. M. McGinnity. The topic of my PhD dissertation was "Analytic Knowledge Discovery Techniques for Ad-Hoc information Retrieval and Text Summarization".

My main research interests include Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval and Sanskrit Computational Linguistics.

Tools and Projects

You can check our tool OCR++ for extracting metadata information frpm Scientific Articles here.

You can check our Faceted Recommendation System for Scientific Articles here.

Project IndicView


February 11th, 2017: Our paper, "A Generic Opinion-Fact Classifier with Application in Understanding Opinionatedness in Various News Section" got accepted as a poster in WWW 2017.

September 21st, 2016: Our papers, "Word Segmentation in Sanskrit Using Path Constrained Random Walks" and "OCR++: A Robust Framework For Information Extraction from Scholarly Articles" got accepted in Coling 2016.

July 19th, 2016: Our paper, "peq : An explainable, specification-based, aspect-oriented product comparator for e-commerce" got accepted in ACM CIKM, 2016 as a short paper.

April 1st, 2016: Our paper, "Summarizing Situational Tweets in Crisis Scenario" got accepted in ACM HyperText, 2016.

December 11th, 2015: Our paper, "FeRoSA: A Faceted Recommendation System for Scientific Articles" got accepted in PAKDD, 2016.

July 4th, 2015: Our papers, "Extracting Situational Information from Microblogs during Disaster Events: A Classification-Summarization Approach" and "The role of citation context in predicting long-term citation profiles: an experimental study based on a massive bibliographic text dataset" got accepted in ACM CIKM, 2015.

May 13th, 2015: Our paper, "On the formation of circles in co-authorship networks" got accepted in ACM SIGKDD, 2015.

January 12th, 2015: Our paper, "An automatic approach to identify word sense changes in text media across timescales" got accepted in JNLE special issue on Graph Methods for NLP.

December 21st, 2014: Our paper, "On the categorization of scientific citation profiles in computer sciences" got accepted in Communications of the ACM.

October 1st, 2014: Our proposal, "IndicView: because language is no more a barrier" has been accepted as part of the Google - IIT Pilot program.

September 8th, 2014: Received a grant of USD 1000 from Yahoo! Labs towards encouraging student participation in the SNLP course projects this semester.