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Islam and violence in Malaysia
In Malaysia, violence related to Islam has been the exception rather than the rule. Aversion towards violence among Malaysian Muslims traces its roots to a muli-religious policy. The state has, however, been driven a few ...
Ulama in Pakistani politics
Contextualizing political Islam for minority Muslims
Political Islam is a reality today and it will be growing trend in the future of the region. In today's globalized society, political Islam will become more influential in some segments of the Muslim community in Singapore, ...
Exploiting semantic information for HPSG parse selection
In this paper we present a framework for experimentation on parse selection using syntactic and semantic features. Results are given for syntactic features, dependency relations and the use of semantic classes.
Word sense disambiguation incorporating lexical and structural semantic information
We present results that show that incorporating lexical and structural semantic information is effective for word sense disambiguation. We evaluated the method by using precise information from a large treebank and an ...
The lextype DB : a web-based framework for collaborative multilingual grammar and treebank development
We have constructed a web-based framework for collaborative multilingual grammar and treebank development in which developers are distributed around the world. It is important for developers of the world-wide ...
Terribly severe though mercifully short : the episode of the 1918 influenza in British Malaya
The influenza epidemic swept through our midst in September and October, unhappily with fatal consequences to a number of friends in the Tamil community. We are glad to say that though terribly severe while it lasted, its ...
Belief and believing
As the secular state of Singapore enters the 21st century, religions and religiosity seem to be going through a phase of revival in the country. As Singapore continues in its relentless effort to become a ‘global city’, ...
Sulawesi : aspirations of local Muslims
In parts of Sulawesi, where Muslims made up the predominant majority, Islam has a long history. However, in a region that is rich with local customs, Islam is deeply entangled with local practices. There are many masyrakat ...