How Computer Science Department and The University Library collaborated to make this possible.
The Department of Computer Science in collaboration with The University’s Library organized the first Research series of Precious Cornerstone University on Wednesday to provide knowledge hinged on SDG 4 – Quality Education – and SDG 9 – Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.
The Presenter, Miss Peace Falola, a lecturer and researcher in Computer Science Department presenting her seminar on Named Entity Recognition Model for Low Resource Language
The Presenter, Miss Peace Falola, a lecturer and researcher in Computer Science Department of PCU discussed Named Entity Recognition Model for Low Resource Language. The impact of this research work, she believes, will help prevent local languages from going extinct . “No longer can we as African researchers stay idle and watch our local languages go extinct. As a Natural Language Processing Researcher, I believe the Hybrid Multilingual Named Entity Recognition Model is one step in the right direction”, she said.
Dr. Olajide Afolabi, the University’s Librarian addressing the attendees
Dr. Olajide Afolabi, the University’s Librarian noted that the key to research growth in Nigeria and the world at large is a collaborative approach between different disciplines. He stated that the Research Series will help boost knowledge collaboration even in PCU to solve difficult problems in society.
Mr Adeniyi, lecturer of Computer science Department giving an opening speech
In supporting this, Mr Adeniyi, lecturer of Computer science Department, said in his opening speech that “The Basis of Research is to Identify a problem…the University is home to universal knowledge. As PCU is a university of repute, more collaborations will come up”.
The Vice Chancellor – Professor Julius Oloke – listening during the research series.
The Vice Chancellor – Professor Julius Oloke – commended the programme and pledged the University’s support. He stated, “The University is not only committed to academic excellence but research excellence especially when it is converted to products or action that can be of benefit to the society. This University is largely committed to improving the welfare of community
In commending the Presenter, Dr Jinmi Awokola, HOD Computer Science, noted that “this project will empower indigenous learning at home, schools and anywhere in the world”.
The event was attended by staff from International Relations, Accounting, Natural Science, Computer Science, Mass Communication, and other departments in the University.